Photobooks

  • # 23524

    PAPAPETROU, Polixeni (1960 - 2018)

    Lost Psyche. (signed copy)

    Melbourne : the artist, 2014. Oblong folio, gilt-lettered laminated boards, pp. 36, illustrated. Limited to 1000 copies. Signed on the half-title. Scarce.

  • # 23438

    HENSON, Bill (1955 - ); RÜCKERT, Friedrich (1788 - 1866); MAHLER, Gustav (1860 - 1911)

    Kindertotenlieder : Mahler, Henson, Rückert

    London : Stanley/Barker, 2017. Quarto (381 x 305 mm), decorated black cloth, 16 pages letterpress text by Rückert, 64 pages offset with 32 photographs by Henson, housed in a foil stamped black slipcase containing a 12″ vinyl record of the music of Mahler. Published in a limited edition of 150 numbered copies each signed by Bill Henson. …

  • # 19248

    HENSON, Bill.

    Mnemosyne

    Zurich : Scalo, 2005. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket (light wear), 501 pp. 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.

  • # 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 …

  • # 23106

    MOUNTFORD, Charles

    Australian tree portraits

    Melbourne : Melbourne University Press, 1956. Quarto, boards in dust jacket (slightly chipped), pp 70, illustrated. A very good copy

  • # 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 …

  • # 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 …

  • # 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 …

  • # 23036

    MOUNTFORD, Charles

    Australian Aboriginal portraits

    Melbourne : Melbourne University Press, 1967. Quarto, boards in dust jacket, pp 89, illustrated. A very good copy