Photobooks

  • # 22970

    SMITH, Geoffrey

    Australian nudes

    Melbourne : Sun Books, 1973. Quarto, [pp. 108], illustrated throughout; original stiff pictorial wrappers, previous owner’s name to title page. Originally issued in restricted circulation and scarce in the market.

  • # 23160

    STRIZIC, Mark

    Mark Strizic. Melbourne : marvellous to modern

    Text by Emma Matthews. Introduction by Barry Jones. Melbourne : Thames & Hudson in association with the State Library of Victoria, 2009. Quarto, boards in dust jacket (a little wear at edges), pp. 176, illustrated; a fine copy. Strizic’s iconic images of twentieth century Melbourne. “This work shows us many aspects of Melbourne – its magnificent …

  • # 22877

    JERREMS, Carol et al

    Australian Photographers The Philip Morris Collection

    Melbourne : Philip Morris, 1979. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 108, illustrated throughout with photographs by Carol Jerrems, Roger Scott, Jon Lewis, Micky Allan, Athol Shmith, Max Dupain, Fiona Hall, Rennie Ellis etc.

  • # 22871

    MAPPLETHORPE, Robert; CHATWIN, Bruce; [LADY LISA LYON]

    Lady Lisa Lyon.

    New York : Viking, 1983. First edition (issued simultaneously in both hardcover and softcover). Quarto, original pictorial stiff wrappers; pp 128, with over 100 black-and-white photogravure plates; text by Bruce Chatwin; foreword by photography collector and Mapplethorpe collaborator Samuel Wagstaff. Mapplethorpe’s ‘whirlwind tour of one lady’s anatomy, and other eccentricities’ (Foreword). Mapplethorpe dedicates the book …

  • # 21791

    ROYE, Horace (Horace Roye-Narbeth) (1906-2002)

    [EROTICA] Rhapsody in colour

    London : The Camera Studies Club, [1943]. First edition. Folio (348 x 280 mm), publisher’s cloth over boards with copper-coloured stamped lettering to upper board, spiral bound; title leaf, followed by [12] leaves of colour plates of erotic female nude studies taken from Roye’s studio photographs, each with an alluring title printed beneath the image …

  • # 22175

    HEYWARD, Michael

    Bill Henson

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2017. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 75, illustrated. New copy. ‘His powerful and edgy images approach the painterly and the cinematic, bringing formal and classical qualities to the gritty, casual dramas of the everyday. This publication presents a selection of images, compiled by the artist, that range from sublime …

  • # 22174

    [HENSON, Bill]

    Lux et nox

    Melbourne : Thames and Hudson, 2008. Oblong folio, boards in illustrated dust jacket, unpaginated, 173 colour plates, first Australian edition, first published by Scalo, Zurich in 2002, new copy. A large format survey of Henson’s famous lyrical photographs. ‘Internationally renowned photographer Bill Henson is a passionate and visionary explorer of twilight zones, between day and …

  • # 21123

    FIELDS, Jack and MOORE, David

    Finland creates

    Jyväskylä [Finland] : Gummerus, 1977. Quarto, boards in dust jacket, pp. 132, illustrated in colour. Text by Pekka Suhonen ; English translation by Glyn S. Hughes. Photo-documentary of Finland by the Sydney born photographer David Moore.

  • # 21115

    BODDINGTON, Jennie

    Drysdale photographer

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 1987. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket, pp. 216, illustrated. The scarce hardcover edition. Photographs by the famous Australian landscape painter.

  • # 21675

    BREW-BEVAN, Peter

    Shoot : studio sessions

    Sydney : Murdoch Books, 2007. Folio (33 x 36 cm), illustrated cloth boards, pp. 392, colour illustrations throughout. An as new copy. “This is a very personal selection of approximately 47 celebrity photographic portraits taken by Peter Brew-Bevan. The book begins with introduction which outlines Peter Brew-Bevan’s career as both fine artist and photographer, and places …

  • # 21305

    MOFFATT, Tracey (1960 - )

    Tracey Moffatt : laudanum

    Ostfildern [Germany] : Hatje Cantz, 1999. Quarto, illustrated papered boards, pp. 80, illustrated. ‘Tracey Moffatt creates visual scenarios of great intensity in her photo series and films. She links the blatant artificiality of theatre and film staging with documentation in an apparently playful way, and mixes these varied stylistic elements into highly emotional pictorial sequences …

  • # 22027

    DUPAIN, Max et al.

    Georgian architecture in Australia.

    With some examples of buildings of the post-Georgian period. Photography by Max Dupain. Architectural commentary and notes by Morton Herman. Social histories of New South Wales and Tasmania by Marjorie Barnard and Daniel Thomas. Sydney : Ure Smith, 1963. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket (a couple of short tears ), pp. 148, illustrated with Dupain’s …

  • # 21979

    ALEAXANDER GOODMAN (pseud.) [HAIMSOHN, George]

    The gay psychedelic sex book : collages and limericks

    [Washington, D.C.] : Guild Press, 1967. First edition, first printing. Oblong octavo, pictorial wrappers, staple bound, [46] pp, homoerotic photo collages with an accompanying limerick (including one about “A blond young Australian named Dennis”) on each page, a fine copy, near mint. The Guild Press, owned and run by H. Lynn Womack, was possibly the …

  • # 21526

    MINOGUE, Kylie; BAKER, William

    La La La … (Signed by Kylie Minogue)

    London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2002. Quarto, pictorial boards, pp [281], illustrated in colour throughout; a fine copy, signed by the Kylie Minogue on the preface page. A pictorial biography of Australian singer Kylie Minogue written by one of her closest friends, her creative director William Baker. Particular attention is given to the divide between …

  • # 20896

    FINCH, Maggie et al

    Sue Ford

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2014. Quarto, illustrated laminated boards, pp. viii; 168, extensively illustrated. ‘Sue Ford was a pioneer of Australian photography, and one of the most important practitioners to emerge in the wave of 1970s feminist photographers. This retrospective exhibition celebrates her artistic life and career. It brings together key photographs, digital …

  • # 21611

    [UNDY; EVANS; TUFFIN; PEARCE; SINCLAIR; YOUNG; DIEMER; LYNCH; ROBERTS; SALVATORE; CURRIE; BORNSTEIN; TESTER; GLATTAUER; CHAPMAN; NAISMITH]

    The spirit within Australia : the land and the people

    A limited fine press edition artists’ book designed to showcase Australia via original photographic based art from a selection of established and emerging Australian artists. Woodinville, WA (USA) : Veritas Editions, 2017. Album (310 x 383 x 35 mm) with 15 tipped in original prints, plus 1 loose original print in a custom linen-covered portfolio …