Photobooks

  • # 25785

    HENSON, Bill

    Principio erat (Artist’s edition A)

    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. …

  • # 25784

    HENSON, Bill

    Principio erat (Artist’s 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. …

  • # 26022

    FISCHER, Hal (1950 - )

    Hal Fischer : The Gay Seventies

    San Francisco : Gallery 16, 2019. Quarto, laminated boards, pp. 110, illustrated. New copy. Hal Fischer: The Gay Seventies is the first monograph to feature the complete set of photo-text works that Hal Fischer produced between 1977 and 1979 in San Francisco’s Haight and Castro neighborhoods. In addition to Gay Semiotics, Fischer’s best-known work (its …

  • # 25205

    Anon.

    Rising. Photographs and poetry by women

    Syracuse (N.Y.) : Women’s Photography Workshop and the Women’s Writer’s Workshop at Syracure University, 1974. Quart, illustrated wrappers (rubbed), unpaginated. Feminist poetry and photography from the 1970s.

  • # 25204

    MAPPLETHORPE Robert

    Robert Mapplethorpe 1970 – 1983

    London : Institute of Contemporary Art, 1983. Second printing. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 64, illustrated.

  • # 26171

    NEWTON, Helmut; LAGERFIELD, Karl

    Helmut Newton : 47 nudes

    Introduction by Karl Lagerfeld. London : Thames and Hudson, 1982. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 80, illustrated. A stunning photo-book of Newton’s Amazonian nudes with an introduction by the late couturier Lagerfield.

  • # 26172

    van WYK, Susan; NEGUS, George

    No standing, only dancing : photographs by Rennie Ellis (deluxe edition with photograph)

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2008. Quarto, black Brillianta linen with debossed Rennie Ellis signature and clear foil finish, hand crafted slip case, pp. 135, extensively illustrated. The deluxe edition, limited to 110 copies (of which 100 were for sale) with an original Rennie Ellis photograph Dino Ferrari, Toorak Road 1976 (20.3 cm x 25.4 cm) …

  • # 26153

    SMITH, Geoffrey

    Australian nudes

    Melbourne : Sun Books, 1973. Quarto, [pp. 108], illustrated throughout; original stiff pictorial wrappers. Originally issued in restricted circulation and scarce in the market.

  • # 26152

    ELLIS, Rennie (1940 - 2003)

    Decadent 1980 – 2000

    Melbourne : Hardie Grant Books and the State Library of Victoria, 2014. Quarto, diecut boards, pp. 251, illustrated. Mint copy in shrinkwrap. Decadent: 1980-2000 is a photography book showcasing Rennie Ellis’ contribution to photography and social history. With an introduction by photographer and Rennie contemporary William Yang and an essay by photographer and art critic …

  • # 26151

    ELLIS, Rennie (1940 - 2003)

    Decade 1970-1980

    Melbourne : Hardie Grant Books and the State Library of Victoria, 2013. Quarto, diecut boards, pp. 255, illustrated. New copy, still in publisher’s shrinkwrap. ‘His photographs explore the cultures and subcultures of the decade , as well as the emerging decadence and hedonism that would come to characterise society in the 1980s.’ – the publisher.

  • # 26129

    McNICOL, Roderick

    Beyond visibility : light and dust

    Melbourne : Monash Gallery of Art, [2009]. Quarto, wrappers, pp. 28, photographic illustrations. Printed in an edition of 600 copies. Bringing together the work of Felicity Spear, David Malin and Gulumbu Yunupingu the exhibition creates an environment that explores human efforts to make pictures of whatever lies beyond Earth’s atmosphere. Published to accompany an exhibition …

  • # 26080

    ELLIS, Rennie; STACEY, Wesley

    Kings Cross Sydney : a personal look at the Cross by Rennie Ellis and Wesley Stacey.

    Melbourne : Thomas Nelson (Australia), 1971. Quarto, illustrated laminated boards (slight bump to head of spine), lacking the dustjacket, pp. 80, light foxing to preliminaries, extensively illustrated. A photographic look at the infamous Kings Cross district of Sydney, with its iconic melange of locals, tourists, entertainers and hustlers. A very good copy.

  • # 26048

    PAM, Max (1949 - )

    Max Pam : The sea of love

    Paris : Editions Bessard, 2019. Folio, blind embossed red calf, illustrated dustjacket and glassine wrapper, unpaginated, photobook of the artist’s images, printed on high quality matt photographic paper. Edition limited to 1000 copies, with an original signed photograph ‘Chim, Bangkok 1973’ measuring 190 x 125 mm loosely housed within a pocket inside rear pastedown. Max …

  • # 25297

    PAM, Max (1949 - )

    Max Pam : The sea of love (deluxe edition, with original photograph ‘Kanita, Bangkok, 1973’)

    Paris : Editions Bessard, 2019. Folio, blind embossed red calf, illustrated dustjacket and glassine wrapper, unpaginated, photobook of the artist’s images, printed on high quality matt photographic paper. Edition limited to 1000 copies, with an original signed photograph ‘Chim, Bangkok 1973’ measuring 190 x 125 mm loosely housed within a pocket inside rear pastedown. This …

  • # 25525

    PAM, Max (1949 - )

    Max Pam : The sea of love (deluxe edition with original photograph ‘Papier mache Mercedes, Bangkok, 1976’)

    Paris : Editions Bessard, 2019. Folio, blind embossed red calf, illustrated dustjacket and glassine wrapper, unpaginated, photobook of the artist’s images, printed on high quality matt photographic paper. Edition limited to 1000 copies, with an original signed photograph ‘Chim, Bangkok 1973’ measuring 190 x 125 mm loosely housed within a pocket inside rear pastedown. This …

  • # 26051

    van WYK, Susan; NEGUS, George

    No standing, only dancing : photographs by Rennie Ellis

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, c2008. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 135, extensively illustrated. Mint copy, as new. Rare. “Art or not art, that is immaterial – I continue on my way, seeking my own truth, ever affirming today.” In 1977 Rennie Ellis used this quote, by the American photographer Alfred Stieglitz, to explain …