Photobooks

  • # 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.

  • # 19346

    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 …

  • # 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 …

  • # 18799

    "BRUCE OF LOS ANGELES" [BELLAS, Bruce] (1909 - 1974)

    The male figure (22 issues from 1956 – 1966)

    Volume 1 – 17 (complete); volumes 24, 27, 30, 35, 36. Los Angeles : Bruce of Los Angeles, 1956 – 1966. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (some lightly rubbed), pp. [48 – 54 various]; photographic illustrations. A substantial collection of the first volumes of a beefcake magazine dedicated to the male figure by renowned photographer Bruce Bellas …

  • # 19150

    HENSON, Bill (1955 -)

    Bill Henson Photographs 1974 – 1984

    With contributions by David Malouf, Peter Scheldahl. Melbourne : Deutscher Fine Art, 1989. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 103 pp., illustrated throughout. A fine copy, and scarce as such.

  • # 18891

    HENSON, Bill (b. 1955)

    Lux et nox (first edition, signed by Henson)

    Zurich : Scalo, 2002. First edition. Extended oblong folio (430mm wide), cloth in illustrated dust jacket, 175 pp. of Henson’s ethereal photography. This is the first edition, printed in Germany. It was then reprinted in Melbourne in 2008. A fine copy, signed by Bill Henson on the half-title.

  • # 17856

    WEBER, Bruce (1946 - )

    O Rio de Janeiro. A photographic journal

    New York : Afred A. Knopf, 1986. Folio, photo-illustrated cards, a few light stains, previous owner’s inscription to endpaper, unpaginated, fully illustrated photobook with several fold-out plates. One of the great photo-books of the late twentieth century, O Rio de Janeiro is a luxuriously voyeuristic tour through the streets of Rio. Weber’s design of the …

  • # 18163

    SEMO, Gaby

    Inhibitions

    [Mock-up for an unpublished artist’s photo book]. [U.S.A.] : Gaby Semo, [c.1980]. Quarto (305 x 230 mm), unbound, black card “wrappers”, the upper wrapper with title and artist’s name printed in white with original photograph onlaid, [4] preliminary sheets (including printed titles), followed by [34] sheets each with an original black-and-white photographic print on matte …

  • # 17948

    HAMAGUCHI, Takashi (1931 - )

    Document angle (signed copy)

    Tokyo : Japan Camera, 1973. Quarto, boards in dust jacket (edges rubbed), pp. 154, photographically illustrated, signed by the photographer on the title page. Text in Japanese. Hamaguchi’s photobook ‘Document Angle’ records Japanese life at a time of rapid economic growth and social change. During a period of Westernisation, urbanisation and industrialisation, Document Angle illustrated …

  • # 18698

    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. …

  • # 18287

    FOULX, Claude

    Strip-poker

    [Paris : Underground Press, 1970]. Oblong octavo, illustrated wrappers, unpaginated. A photographic artists book where essentially a game of strip poker devolves into an orgy. A variant cover is printed in pink and has the publisher on the upper wrapper. This variant has no details at all about the publisher, and as such, we believe …

  • # 17865

    MORAND, Paul; BRASSAÏ (1899 - 1984)

    Paris de nuit

    Paris: Edition Arts et Métiers Graphiques, 1933. Quarto, photographic wrappers, spiral bound (with all the perforations intact), lettered on front cover in red, small creases lower right and upper right corners, a few light marks, but overall a very good copy of a notoriously fragile and significant photobook.  Pp. 12; text by Morand, 64 full page …