Photobooks

  • # 44018

    JONES, Shar

    J. W. Lindt : master photographer

    Melbourne : Currey O’Neil Ross Pty Ltd on behalf of the Library Council of Victoria, 1985. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, light edge wear, pp. 128, previous owner’s name to endpaper, a very good copy.

  • # 44011

    HENSON, Bill (1955 -)

    Bill Henson : private view

    Sydney : RoslynOxley9 Gallery, 2008. Exhibition invitation card, 210 x 150 mm, folded card, illustration on upper panel. A fine copy. The highly controversial invitation to Henson’s 2008 exhibition which saw the entire exhibition confiscated by police and the Prime Minister denounce the works as ‘absolutely revolting’. ‘On 22 May 2008, the opening night of …

  • # 43938

    HICKS, Petrina; CROMBIE, Isobel; QUIRK, Maria

    Petrina Hicks: Bleached Gothic (deluxe edition with signed print)

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2019. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, wraparound band for the deluxe edition, pp. 144, illustrated. The deluxe edition, limited to 50 copies, accompanied by a inkjet archival print on Hahnemühle Photo Rag paper of Hicks’ most recognisable image, Shenae and Jade 2005, printed by Warren Macris at High Res Digital in …

  • # 43936

    [JERREMS, Carol et al.].

    Woman 1975

    Melbourne : Young Women’s Christian Association of Australia, 1975. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (cover image by Laurie Wilson), a little rubbed and marked, pp. 160, illustrated. Foreword by Stella C. Watson, introduction by Jennie Boddington. ‘A permanent record of the exhibition of photographs entitled Woman, which was the contribution made towards International Women’s year, 1975, by …

  • # 42689

    LAWRENCE, Michel

    Framed : photographs of Australian artists by Michel Lawrence

    Melbourne : Hardie Grant Books, 1998. Quarto, illustrated laminated boards, illustrated dustjacket, pp. 144, illustrated. Signed presentation inscription from Michael Lawrence to Peter Perry, former curator of the Castlemaine Art Gallery to title page. Includes portraits of Lloyd Rees, Sidney Nolan, John Wolseley, Donald Friend, Charles Blackman, Margaret Olley, Sam Fullbrook, Robert Jacks, Tim Storrier, …

  • # 42516

    MIZER, Bob (1922 - 1992)

    Physique pictorial. A very substantial run of 77 issues 1951 – 1991

    Los Angeles : AMG, 1955 – 1991. 67 issues of Physique Pictorial (a very substantial run, the first seven issues from 1951 – 1953 being photocopies reprinted in 1997, the original vintage printings beginning with vol. 5, no. 2, 1955, through to vol. 41, 1990), octavo, pictorial wrappers, each approximately pp. 32, black and white …

  • # 43574

    HEYWARD, Michael

    Bill Henson (complete set of three books in different illustrated dustjackets)

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2017. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 75, illustrated. New copies, still sealed in shrinkwrap. Three copies of the standard edition, printed with three variant dustjacket illustrations in equal numbers (marble sculpture, face of a girl and a seascape). The dustjackets fold out to make a large poster of a …

  • # 43573

    WOOL, Christopher, b. 1955

    Christopher Wool : Yard

    Berlin : Holzwarth Publications, 2018. Folio, gatefold card wrappers, pp. 184, 92 duotone illustrations, signed and dated 2018. ‘In this artist’s book from 2018, Christopher Wool layers photos of backyard debris and dusty roads, of Texan wilderness and found situations rife with allusions to sculpture. Two realities invade each other, and their overlapping actualities collapse …

  • # 43581

    DAVIES, Alan; STANBURY, Peter

    The mechanical eye in Australia: photography, 1841-1900.

    Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1986. Second printing. Quarto (290 x 220 mm), publisher’s black cloth in dust jacket, light wear to head of spine, illustrated endpapers, 270 pp, profusely illustrated; previous owner’s name neatly inscribed; a very good copy of the most useful reference work on Australian colonial photography yet published, now very scarce.

  • # 43079

    MIZER, Bob

    The Complete Reprint of Physique Pictorial 1951-1990

    Cologne : Taschen, 1997. Three volumes, octavo, hardcover, in publisher’s illustrated slipcase box, as-new copy still in publisher’s shrink-wrap, one corner slightly bumped, else a very good copy. Physique Pictorial, published by Bob Mizer’s Athletic Model Guild (AMG) was the first all-male and all-nude magazine in the United States. It is an example of a …

  • # 43113

    Madonna.

    Sex

    New York : Warner Books, 1992. First American Edition. Quarto, metal boards, spiral bound, title blindstamped to front board, decoration die-stamped to back board, with the CD and foil wrapper (showing handling marks), illustrated with sexually explicit photographs. A scarce copy of Madonna’s Sex, still sealed and unopened in the wrapper.

  • # 42765

    CLARKE, Glen

    Suppression = alienation = oppression

    Melbourne : Champion, 1979. Quarto, coil bound, illustrated wrappers, pp. [44], photographically illustrated. Photographically illustrated artist’s book.

  • # 37021

    MORIYAMA, Daido (1938 - )

    Accident, 2011

    Tokyo : Goliga, 2011. Artist’s book, 360 x 260 mm (closed) ‘each book has 80 Pages that are comprised of 40 individual sheets folded and bound together in an accordion format. All sheets are printed single-sided with tritone silk screening on 220 kg paper stock. A mixture of two varieties of the same paper have …

  • # 43014

    MIZER, Bob (1922 - 1992); LEYLAND, Winston

    Physique. A pictorial history of the Athletic Model Guild

    San Francisco : Gay Sunshine Press, 1982. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. [96], illustrated with erotic photography of male nudes. Physique Pictorial, published by Bob Mizer’s Athletic Model Guild (AMG) was the first all-male and all-nude magazine in the United States. It is an example of a ‘beefcake’ magazine which published images of athletic and attractive …

  • # 43009

    MIZER, Bob (1922 - 1992); TOM OF FINLAND

    Physique pictorial. 16 issues featuring covers by Tom of Finland

    Los Angeles : AMG, 1961 – 1976. 16 issues of Physique Pictorial all featuring covers designed by legendary gay artist Touko Valio Laaksonen (known by the pseudonym ‘Tom of Finland’, each issue octavo, pictorial wrappers, each approximately pp. 32, black and white photographs of male nudes. The breakthrough publication which saw Touko Laaksonen’s ‘dirty little …

  • # 43034

    CASTRO, Rick; DEHNER, Durk

    Castro

    Los Angeles : D.P.R. Press, 1990. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 120, photographically illustrated. Gay erotic photography of Rick Castro, published by Durk Dehner of the Tom of Finland Foundation, who hosted the artist’s first solo exhibition, for which this is the accompanying publication.