Photobooks

  • # 28421

    HOPPÉ, E. O. (Emil Otto) (1878-1972) (photographer); HOWE, Graham (editor)

    E. O. Hoppé’s Australia

    / edited by Graham Howe ; essay by Erika Esau and Graham Howe. New York : Curatorial Assistance in association with W.W. Norton &​ Co., 2007. Large quarto, publisher’s black cloth boards in pictorial dust jacket, pp 208, illustrated with black-and-white photographic plates throughout; a fine copy.

  • # 28362

    ANDREWS, Gordon.

    Seeing : a photographic voyage of discovery and delight.

    Introduction by David Moore. Sydney: Craftsman House, 1987. Quarto, gilt-titled linen boards in lettered sculptural slipcase, 106pp. illustrated with the artist’s photographs. The de luxe edition, limited to 75 signed and numbered copies, with an original signed photograph by the artist loosely enclosed in paper folder. An artist also renowned for his industrial design – …

  • # 28197

    HARTRICK, Elizabeth

    The Magic Lantern in Colonial Australia and New Zealand

    Melbourne : Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2017. Oblong quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 192, illustrated. New copy ‘This book brings to life the story of the magic lantern in colonial Australia and New Zealand. It describes the extraordinarily wide use of magic lantern images and technology across the colonies’ – the publisher

  • # 28194

    RUSCHA, Ed (1937 - )

    Thirtyfour parking lots in Los Angeles

    [Los Angeles] : the artist, 1967. First printing. Quarto (254 x 203 mm), lettered white wrappers, glassine dustjacket (a small chip, light tonin and handling marks), pp. [48], illustrated, printed at Blair Litho, Los Angeles on white paper. First printing, printed in an edition of 2413 copies (the second printing of 1974 of 2000 copies). …

  • # 28191

    RUSCHA, Ed (1937 - )

    Twentysix gasoline stations

    [Los Angeles] : the artist, 1963. Third printing, 1969. Octavo (179 x 140 mm), lettered white wrappers, glassine dustjacket, pp. [48], illustrated, printed at the Cunningham Press, Alhambra on white paper. Third printing, printed in an edition of 3000 copies (the first printing of 1963 an edition of 400 copies, the second printing of 1967 …

  • # 28189

    RUSCHA, Ed (1937 - )

    Nine swimming pools and a broken glass

    [Los Angeles] : the artist, 1968. Octavo (181 x 140 mm), lettered white wrappers, glassine dustjacket, pp. [64] (10 pages with photographic illustrations, 52 blank pages, title page and copyright page), printed by Blair Litho., Los Angeles, on white paper. First edition, printed in an edition of 2400 copies (a second printing issued in 1976). …

  • # 28192

    RUSCHA, Ed (1937 - )

    Some Los Angeles apartments

    [Los Angeles] : the artist, 1965. Second printing, 1970. Octavo (181 x 143 mm), lettered white wrappers, glassine dustjacket, pp. [48], illustrated, printed at Anderson, Ritchie and Simon on white paper. Second printing, printed in an edition of 3000 copies (the first printing of 1965 an edition of 700 copies). A fine, clean, unmarked copy …

  • # 28193

    RUSCHA, Ed (1937 - )

    Crackers

    Hollywood : Heavy Industry Publications, 1969. Octavo (222 x 152 mm), plain brown card wrappers, printed dustjacket on waxed paper, pp. [240], light toning, printed by G. R. Huttner Lithography, Burbank, on white 60lb. Lithosheen Gloss paper. First and only edition, printed in an edition of 5000 copies, of which the first 3350 were printed …

  • # 26183

    BOWIE, David, & SUKITA, Masayoshi

    Speed of Life

    Guildford : Genesis Publications, 2012. Folio, quarter pink calf over blue cloth, spine lettered in silver, mirrored photographic portrait of Bowie on upper board (still retaining its protective film), all edges silver, black endpapers with pink and blue metallic inserts, 7-inch vinyl single housed in lower board, blue and pink silk pagemarkers, in the original …

  • # 28013

    POIGNANT, Axel; NEWTON, Gael

    Axel Poignant photographs 1922-1980

    A retrospective exhibition of the work of Axel Poignant, born 1906, mounted by the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Sydney : Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1982. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. [40], erratum leaf. Exhibition organised by Gael Newton.

  • # 28106

    HENSON, Bill

    Principio erat (standard 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. …

  • # 27916

    JERREMS, Carol

    Carol Jerrems : portrait of a decade

    Melbourne : Smith & Singer, 2020. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 60, illustrated, exhibition catalogue of 26 works for sale. New copy. “Carol Jerrems: Portrait of a Decade Smith & Singer – formerly Sotheby’s Australia – is honoured to host the most comprehensive and fully documented commercial exhibition of Carol Jerrems’ work ever held.  Carol Jerrems: Portrait …

  • # 27849

    SEIDLER, Harry (1923 - 2006)

    Harry Seidler & associates : architects and planners

    Sydney : Harry Seidler & Associates, circa 1992. Quarto, lettered gatefold wrappers (a little marked), pp. [16], illustrated with striking colour photographs of Seidler projects across Australia. Promotional booklet for the leading Sydney architectural firm. Photography by significant photographers Max Dupain and John Gollings. Very scarce, with a single example recorded on Trove (State Library …

  • # 27636

    MAPPLETHORPE, Robert

    Robert Mapplethorpe

    London : Phaidon, 2020. Quarto (308 x 292 mm), cloth in slipcase, pp. 384, extensively illustrated. New copy, still in publisher’s shrinkwrap and mailing carton. Edited by Mark Holborn and Dimitri Levas, with a new poem by Patti Smith and a new introduction by Andrew Sullivan. A revised and updated edition of the most comprehensive …

  • # 27462

    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 …

  • # 27912

    HANSEN, Dian

    Bob Mizer. AMG: 1000 Model Directory

    Cologne : Taschen, [2016[. Two volumes, quarto, in slipcase, pp. 1048. New copy. Weighs 4.35 kgs. Limited to 7,500 numbered copies, with a bonus hour-long DVD featuring 18 Bob Mizer films made between 1954 and 1968 From a quarter million male nudes, editor Dian Hanson selects the best physique photography from Bob Mizer, founder of Physique …