Photobooks

  • # 31975

    STUDIO MAGAZINES; GRAND, Marcello (editor)

    (not only) Blue – A complete set of all issues + all special issues

    Sydney : Studio Magazines, 1995 – 2007. Sixty-seven issues, quarto, illustrated wrappers, each issue approximately 112 pages, extensively illustrated with high quality photography, occasional light handling marks a very good set. Accompanied by 16 of the Special Issues (probably all that were issued), each quarto and octavo, pagination various, softcover and hardcover editions. A complete …

  • # 34044

    ELLIS, Rennie (1940 - 2003)

    Life’s still a beach

    Melbourne : Hardie Grant Publishing, 1998. First edition. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 96, a fine copy. Ellis returns to the sun and sand as he captures the bronzed Aussie body draped on shores from St Kilda to Southport.

  • # 33634

    ANDREW, Brook and WALTER, Trent

    Dual/Duel (yellow binding)

    Brook Andrew & Trent Walter / and an interview with, and protocol guidance by, Maxine Briggs. Melbourne : Garru Editions, Brook Andrew Studio and Negative Press, 2021 (printed in 2020). Quarto, gilt-blocked yellow cloth, 366 x 278 mm, edges dyed black, red and yellow endpapers, unpaginated; photobook of images selected from the collection of the …

  • # 33635

    ANDREW, Brook and WALTER, Trent

    Dual/Duel (red binding)

    Brook Andrew & Trent Walter / and an interview with, and protocol guidance by, Maxine Briggs. Melbourne : Garru Editions, Brook Andrew Studio and Negative Press, 2021 (printed in 2020). Quarto, gilt-blocked red cloth, 366 x 278 mm, edges dyed black, red and yellow endpapers, unpaginated; photobook of images selected from the collection of the …

  • # 33827

    HENSON, Bill (b. 1955)

    Lux et nox (first edition with invitation to the book launch)

    Zurich : Scalo, 2002. First edition. Extended oblong folio (430mm wide), cloth in illustrated dust jacket (light handling marks, corners slightly bumped), 175 pp. of Henson’s ethereal photography. This is the first edition, printed in Germany. It was then reprinted in Melbourne in 2008. Loosely enclosed, the folding invitation card to the book launch at …

  • # 33818

    YANG, William (1943 - )

    William Yang. Diaries : a retrospective exhibition. 25 years of social, personal and landscape photography (signed copy)

    Sydney : State Library of New South Wales, 1998. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, inscribed on upper panel ‘Best wishes, William Yang, Sydney 1998’, pp. [16], illustrated. A fine copy, scarce.

  • # 33700

    HENSON, Bill (1955 -)

    Principio erat (Artist’s edition B)

    Paris : Editions Bessard, 2019. Folio, pictorial laminated boards, pp. [70], several double fold-out pages, printed on high quality matt photographic paper. Principio erat is published in a standard and deluxe edition – described as the ‘Artist’s edition’ by the publisher. The standard edition is published in two variations, each limited to 500 numbered copies. …

  • # 33749

    HENSON, Bill (1955 -)

    Principio erat (Artist’s edition A)

    Paris : Editions Bessard, 2019. Folio, pictorial laminated boards, pp. [70], several double fold-out pages, printed on high quality matt photographic paper. Principio erat is published in a standard and deluxe edition – described as the ‘Artist’s edition’ by the publisher. The standard edition is published in two variations, each limited to 500 numbered copies. …

  • # 33790

    EVANS, Joyce (1929 - 2019)

    We had such high hopes : student activism and the peace movement 1949-1952 : a photographic memoir

    Melbourne : Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2019. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 183, illustrated. New copy. Some think it all happened in the 1960s but Joyce Evans, acclaimed photographer of Australia’s land and its people, goes back to her youth and memories of her many adventures as a student activist. In 1949, aged 19, she set sail …

  • # 33753

    NEWTON, Helmut.

    Helmut Newton. SUMO

    London : Taschen, 2019. Folio, 37.4 x 26.7 cm, boards in dustjacket, illustrated slipcase, pp. 464 pages, extensively illustrated. New copy, sealed in shrinkwrap. Commemorative edition 20 years after the original. Contains an additional booklet, with additional text by June Newton. The unprecedented publishing venture that was the Helmut Newton SUMO takes on a lighter …

  • # 33666

    ELLIS, Rennie (1940 - 2003)

    Up front : funny, filthy, philosophical advice from the T-shirt

    Melbourne : Hardie Grant Books, 1998. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (small area of abrasion to inner margin of upper wrapper, shop security sticker to inside lower wrapper), pp. [144], photographically illustrated, light handling marks. Iconic (and ironic) Australian T-shirts from the eighties and nineties photographed by the legendary Rennie Ellis.

  • # 33602

    ADLER, Nicholas

    Portraits from an uninhabited land

    Sydney : Bantam, 1988. Quarto , boards in dustjacket (light handling wear), pp. [88], striking portraits of the indigenous people of Western Australia. With his portable ‘bush studio’, photographer Nicholas Adler has captured a haunting and confronting series of portraits of Aboriginal people from Western Australia. From the rugged, lush northern Kimberley to the harshness …

  • # 33605

    SYLVESTER, Darren

    Darren Sylvester : compass point

    Melbourne : M.33, 2011. Quarto, illustrated cloth, pp. [72], illustrated. Printed in an edition of 1000 copies. A fine copy. “Darren Sylvester, known for his stylised constructed tableaux images redolent of pop culture takes a very different approach in his book Compass Point. In the 1970s and 80s Compass Point Studio, located on the coast …

  • # 33681

    YANG, William

    Starting again : a time in the life of William Yang

    Melbourne : Heinemann, 1989. Oblong quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 122, illustrated. “In this, his second book, William Yang takes us into his personal orbit, showing us pictures of the people and places that have marked new beginnings in his life. He is ‘adopted’ by his Chinese teacher, lulled by Sydney’s shoreline, mesmerised by old …

  • # 33643

    HENSON, Bill (1955 -)

    Mnemosyne

    Zurich : Scalo, 2005. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket (light foxing verso), 501 pp, very pale foxing to fore edge, light handling marks. A massive and extensively illustrated monograph on the famously controversial Melbourne photographer, published in conjunction with the artist’s major survey exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. A very good copy.

  • # 33349

    W. J. NORWOOD (BATHURST) (publisher); BEAVIS BROS. (photographer)

    [LEPORELLO] Album of Bathurst views

    Bathurst, NSW : W. J. Norwood, Stationers Hall, William Street (but printed in Germany), [circa 1886]. Leporello album. Octavo, original cloth backed pictorial boards gilt (upper boards lightly marked at top edge), lower board stamped in gilt ‘The views published in this book are reproductions from photographs taken by Beavis Bros., Royal Studios, Bathurst’; containing …