Photobooks

  • # 27105

    COOK, Michael (1968 - )

    Michael Cook

    Brisbane : Andrew Baker Art Dealer, circa 2015. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. [20], illustrated. ‘Michael Cook is a photographer who worked commercially both in Australia and overseas for twenty-five years. In 2009, Cook was drawn into art photography by an increasingly urgent desire to learn about his Aboriginal ancestry and identity. As a child, Cook …

  • # 27104

    COOK, Michael (1968 - )

    Michael Cook : majority rule

    Brisbane : Andrew Baker Art Dealer, 2014. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. [16], illustrated. Essay by Louise Martin-Chew. Printed in an edition of 1000 copies. ‘Michael Cook is a photographer who worked commercially both in Australia and overseas for twenty-five years. In 2009, Cook was drawn into art photography by an increasingly urgent desire to learn about …

  • # 27083

    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, lacking the plain white dustjacket; 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).

  • # 27067

    PAPAPETROU, Polixeni (1960 - 2018)

    Between worlds

    Melbourne : Polixeni Papapetrou, 2009. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. [40], illustrated. Edition of 1000 copies. Invitation enclosed. Published to accompany an exhibition held at Nellie Castan Gallerie, Melbourne, and five other venues in Australia, Europe and the U.S.A, from 29 October 2009 to the end of 2010.

  • # 27027

    [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 …

  • # 27017

    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

  • # 26971

    ELLIS, Rennie (1940 - 2003)

    Life’s a beer

    Melbourne : Ross Books, 1984. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (light handling marks) pp. 96, a very good copy. Ellis’ candid photographs of Australians with tinnies, stubbies, pots and schooners, middies, pints and slabs. Think Hawkie, Hoges and Sir Les Patterson.

  • # 27033

    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 …

  • # 26946

    ANNEAR, Judy

    The photograph and Australia

    Sydney : Art Gallery New South Wales, 2015. Quarto, illustrated boards with glassine dust jacket. “From its beginnings in the 19th century to today’s digital revolution, The photograph and Australia investigates how photography was harnessed to create the idea of a nation. It reveals how Australia’s view of the world and itself has been changed …

  • # 26838

    [COTTON]. ENNIS, Helen

    Olive Cotton Photographer

    Photographs and captions by Olive Cotton, with an introduction by Helen Ennis and a personal memoir by Sally McInerney. Canberra: National Library of Australia, 2005 (reprint). Folio, illustrated wrappers, 72pp. illustrated by Cotton’s superb black and white photography. New copy, still in shrinkwrap.

  • # 26703

    McDONALD, Rex

    Rex Dupain : Bondi to Broken Hill

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1998. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (fore edge scuffed), pp. 144, illustrated. Rex Dupain is the son of the famous Australian photographer, Max Dupain. He has developed a skill and love for black and white photography, and in this book explores our living environment literally from Bondi to Broken Hill, taking …

  • # 26696

    YANG, William

    Sydney Diary 1974 – 1984

    Sydney : James Fraser, 1984. Folio, boards in dustjacket (spine sunned), 143 pp. illustrated throughout. William Yang’s honest and unabashed portraits of Sydney in the 1970s and 80s record a time of cultural renewal and new identity. Yang’s photographs record the art and party scene, celebrities, marginalised urban characters, and the first years of the …

  • # 26746

    YANG, William

    Starting again : a time in the life of William Yang (signed presentation copy)

    Melbourne : Heinemann, 1989. Oblong quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 122, illustrated. Presentation inscription ‘To dear Rosemary [Walker?], Remembering a great season in Brisbane at La Boite! Best wishes William Yang 1994’. “In this, his second book, William Yang takes us into his personal orbit, showing us pictures of the people and places that have …

  • # 26650

    ELLIS, Rennie (1940 - 2003)

    Life’s a beach II : the adventure continues

    Melbourne : Lothian, 1987. First edition. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, unpaginated, photographically illustrated, a very good copy. Ellis’ candid photographs of Australian bodies on display in the hot summer sun of the eighties. The rarest of Rennie Ellis’ ‘Life’s a …‘ series.

  • # 26649

    ELLIS, Rennie (1940 - 2003)

    Life’s still a beach

    Melbourne : Hardie Grant Publishing, 1998. First edition. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 96, a fine copy. Ellis returns to the sun and sand as he captures the bronzed Aussie body draped on shores from St Kilda to Southport.

  • # 26648

    ELLIS, Rennie (1940 - 2003)

    Life’s a parade

    Melbourne : Currey O’Neil, 1986. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (lightly handled), pp. 96, a very good copy. Ellis’ candid photographs of fashionistas in the hedonistic 80s in Australia, including catwalks, runways, parties, behind the scenes and scenes of the behinds. A very good copy.