Photobooks

  • # 21034

    [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 …

  • # 21036

    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 …

  • # 21029

    KING, Natalie (editor)

    Tracey Moffatt : my horizon

    Sydney : Australia Council for the Arts ; Melbourne, Victoria : Thames &​ Hudson Australia, 2017. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 150, illustrated. New copy. Published on the occasion of the exhibition Tracey Moffatt: my Horizon, curated by Natalie King, for the Australian Pavilion at the 57th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, 13 …

  • # 20928

    HAMILTON, David (1933-2016)

    Hamilton’s movie Bilitis

    London, UK : Columbus Books, 1982. First UK softcover edition. Quarto, pictorial thin card covers (price stickers front and back), pp 109, illustrated in colour and black-and-white, with stills from the controversial film and photos taken on the set during shooting; internally as new.

  • # 21013

    MAKOS, Christopher [WARHOL, Andy]

    Warhol / Makos : a personal photographic memoir

    New York : NAL Books, 1989. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 127, illustrated. A wonderful series of photographic portraits Christopher Makos of Andy at various locations and with many of his celebrity friends (Versace, Lennon, Dali, Haring, etc. etc.)

  • # 20918

    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 dustjacket (slight handling wear), pp. 176, illustrated; a fine copy. Strizic’s iconic images of twentieth century Melbourne. “This work shows us many aspects of Melbourne – its magnificent architectural heritage, its …

  • # 20337

    WEBER, Bruce

    Hotel room with a view. Photographs by Bruce Weber

    Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1992. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 60, illustrated. Fashion photographs by the iconic artist.

  • # 19732

    HOPKINS, John (1937- )

    [SWINGING LONDON] From the hip : photographs by John “Hoppy” Hopkins 1960-66.

    Bologna, Italy : Damiani Editore, 2008. Oblong quarto, publisher’s cloth backed pictorial papered boards, 159 pp, b/w photographic illustrations throughout, with essays by Joe Boyd, Val Wilmer, Barry Miles and Addie Vassie; an as new copy. ‘When John “Hoppy” Hopkins first picked up a camera as a youth it never occurred to him that half …

  • # 19511

    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.

  • # 19173

    HAUS, Andreas

    Moholy-Nagy photographs and photograms

    London : Thames and Hudson, 1980. Quarto, cloth in illustrated dustjacket, previous owner’s name to pastedown, pp. 77; 150 black and white plates of Moholy-Nagy’s avant garde images.

  • # 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.

  • # 19172

    HENSON, Bill (b. 1955)

    Particle mist (deluxe edition with original photograph)

    London : Stanley / Barker, 2015. Oblong quarto, cloth in dustjacket, pp. 140. Mint copy, still sealed in shrinkwrap. The deluxe edition, limited to only 30 copies, housed in a blind-lettered cloth slipcase, with a lettered card folder with an original type-c photographic print by Henson, signed and editioned 30/30 “Particle Mist draws together works …

  • # 19171

    MAN RAY, ESTON, John

    Man Ray. Bazaar years

    New York : Rizzoli, 1988. Quarto, illustrated cards, pp. 112, illustrated. Man Ray as photographer for Harper’s Bazaar.

  • # 19496

    KAUFFMAN, J; EATON, J. W.; STEVENS, A. E; HOWIESON, W.

    The Melbourne Book

    Sydney : Art in Australia, 1931. Quarto, photographic wrappers, pp. [20]; essay by J. S. MacDonald, pictorialist photographs by Kauffman, Eaton, Stevens, Howieson and commercial photographers at the Victorian Government Tourist Bureau and the Melbourne Herald. A fine copy.

  • # 19221

    CRAFWORD, Marian (1955 - )

    Picturing the island

    Melbourne : the artist, 2016. Quarto, illustrated wrappers with wraparound title band, pp. [52], illustrated. Signed and dated by the artist. A contemporary photobook created by Melbourne artist Marian Crawford, drawing on her memories growing up on Babana (contemporary Kiribati) and using historical photographs of what was at the time known as the Gilbert and …

  • # 18929

    LEWITT, Sol (1928 - 2007)

    Brick Wall (presentation copy)

    New York : Tanglewood Press, 1977. Quarto, lettered card wrappers, pp. [30], photographic illustrations of a brick wall at different times of day in different light. Presentation copy, signed and inscribed on the title page ‘For William, Sol Lewitt’. ‘As a co-founder of Printed Matter in the 1970s, Lewitt was a crucial proponent of the …