Photobooks

  • # 24454

    Soul of a city : the City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    Conception: Oswald Ziegler; principal photography: Max Dupain; text: John Thompson. Sydney : produced by O. Ziegler Pub., and distributed by Angus &​ Robertson, [1962]. Quarto, papered boards in illustrated dustjacket (chipped and stained), pp. [72], illustrated. Sydney in the sixties, photographed by Dupain.

  • # 24205

    MOFFATT, Tracey (Australian, b. 1960)

    Tracey Moffatt : Exposition

    Centre cultural de la Fundacio la Caixa, Barcelone, 20 mai-18 juillet 1999, Centro Galego de arte contemporánea, Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle, 30 juillet-3 octobre 1999, Centre national de la photographie, Paris, 17 novembre 1999-24 janvier 2000 / exposition organisée et produite par la Fundaciío “la Caixa”, Barcelone et le Centre national de la photographie, Paris. Paris : Centre …

  • # 24538

    FLORENCE, Yanni

    Street porn /​ Yanni Florence.

    Melbourne : M.33, 2014. Quarto (350 x 270 mm), linen bound boards with pictorial inlay, pp. [44], illustrated. Limited to 50 copies signed and numbered by the artist. “In this large format book of 26 photographs, Yanni Florence identifies and documents the iterations of a specific and highly charged genre of t-shirts. The photographs position …

  • # 24838

    MOFFATT, Tracey et alia

    Visionaire 30 : the game. Australia edition.

    [New York] : Visionaire Publishing, 1999. Limited to 6000 numbered copies. Issue 30 of the avant garde photography magazine, presented in the form of a game, featuring photographs by Australian artists and sitting in a box designed by Louis Vuitton. “30 GAME is not only a collection of art but also a game. Taking as …

  • # 24282

    Siebold, Henry (Heinrich) von (1852-1906)

    Notes on Japanese archaeology with especial reference to the Stone Age

    / by Henry von Siebold, with 12 Photographic Plates. Yokohama : Typography of C. Lévy, 1879. Quarto (245 x 360 mm), original printed papered boards with red cloth spine; title page (browned and with offsetting), iii (Preface), 22, [2] (Contents and Errata) pp, followed by 12 leaves of pale green card stock each with a large …

  • # 24664

    ELLIS, Rennie

    The all new Australian graffiti

    Melbourne : Sun Books, 1985. Small quarto, pictorial wrappers, [144] pp, all illustrated. Scarce. The third volume in Ellis’ series on Australian graffiti with hundreds of examples of street graffiti in the 1980s.

  • # 24663

    ELLIS, Rennie; TURNER, Ian

    Australian graffiti

    Melbourne : Sun Books, 1975 (1976 reprint). Small quarto, pictorial wrappers, [96] pp, all illustrated, foreword by Ian Turner. Scarce.

  • # 24662

    ELLIS, Rennie (1940 - 2003)

    Life’s a beach

    Melbourne : Currey O’Neil, 1983 (1985 reprint). Quarto, illustrated wrappers, unpaginated, a very good copy. Ellis’ candid photographs of Australian bodies on display in the hot summer sun of the eighties.

  • # 24620

    LEVY, William

    The virgin sperm dancer

    An ecstatic journey, of a boy transformed into a girl for one day only, of her erotic adventures in Amsterdam, magic centrum. Written by William Levy; designed by Anthon Beeke; photographed by Ginger Gordon. The Hague: Uitgeverij Bert Bakker, 1972. First edition. Folio, illustrated wrappers, pp. 72, photographic illustrations, a fine copy. A classic publication …

  • # 24403

    WARHOL, Andy; SHORE, Stephen; MORRISSEY, Paul; Ondine; Nico

    Andy Warhol’s Index (Book)

    With assistance of Stephen Shore, Paul Morrissey, Ondine, Nico, Christopher Cerf, Alan Rinzler, Gerald Harrison, Akihito Shirakawa and particularly David Paul. Several photographs by Nat Finkelstein. Factory fotos by Billy Name. New York: Random House, 1967. Quarto, First edition, silver card ‘tinfoil’ wrappers, pp. [76], with various movable parts. The book was printed with two variant …

  • # 24609

    HENSON, Bill (1955 -)

    Bill Henson Photographs 1974 – 1984

    With contributions by David Malouf, Peter Schjeldahl. Melbourne : Deutscher Fine Art, 1989. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 103 pp., previous owner’s stamp to inside wrapper and half-title, pale foxing to preliminaries, small crease to corner, illustrated throughout. Very scarce.

  • # 24599

    HICKS, Petrina; CROMBIE, Isobel; QUIRK, Maria

    Petrina Hicks: Bleached Gothic

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2019. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 144, illustrated. New copy, sealed in shrinkwrap. Petrina Hicks: Bleached Gothic is the first in-depth study of the work of Australian artist Petrina Hicks. Since 2003, Hicks has developed a highly distinctive body of work that combines her background as a commercial photographer …

  • # 24598

    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, pp. 176, illustrated; a fine copy. Strizic’s iconic images of twentieth century Melbourne. A very good copy. “This work shows us many aspects of Melbourne – its magnificent architectural …

  • # 24509

    CROMBIE, Isobel; HENSON, Bill; HEYWARD, Michael

    Bill Henson : XLVI esposizione internazionale d’arte la biennale di Venezia 1995 : Australian pavilion 11 June-15 October 1995.

    Melbourne : Australian Exhibitions Touring Agency, 1995. Quarto, illustrated wrappers in printed white dust jacket (small stain upper wrapper, small nick to spine); pp. 56, illustrated. Catalogue of Henson’s work shown at Australia’s exhibition at the 46th Venice Biennale (which later toured Australia from November 1995).

  • # 24508

    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 …

  • # 24481

    HENSON, Bill (1955 - ); GREGG, Simon

    Bill Henson : dark desire

    Sale : Gippsland Art Gallery, 2014. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 76, fully illustrated with Henson’s photographs. Essay by Simon Gregg. Limited to 500 copies. An as new copy. Catalogue of an exhibition held at Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale, Victoria, 29 November 2014 to 1 February 2015. “‘Dark Desire’ explores Henson’s enduring fascination with darkness …