Photobooks

  • # 35853

    ENNIS, Helen

    A Modern Vision : Charles Bayliss, Photographer 1850-1897

    Canberra : National Library, 2008. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 62, illustrated.

  • # 35852

    THOMAS, Alan

    The Expanding Eye : Photography and the Nineteenth Century Mind

    London : Croom Helm, 1978. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (a couple of tears), pp. 171, illustrated.

  • # 35887

    ELLIS, Rennie (1940 - 2003)

    Life’s a beach

    Melbourne : Currey O’Neil, 1983. First edition. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, light handling wear, unpaginated, photographic illustrations, a very good copy with very light rubbing to half-title. Ellis’ candid photographs of Australian bodies on display in the hot summer sun of the eighties.

  • # 35885

    REILLY, Dianne & Jennifer CAREW

    Sun Pictures of Victoria : The Fauchery-Daintree Collection 1858.

    Melbourne : Library Council of Victoria, 1983. First edition. Quarto (295 x 260 mm), publisher’s gilt-lettered black cloth over boards, in pictorial dust jacket (lightly rubbed), pp 143, with 53 full-page photographic plates, introductory essay, notes and references; a very good copy. The French photographer and writer Antoine Fauchery (1823-1861) arrived in Australia in 1852 and …

  • # 35879

    BENAIM, Laurent

    Laurent Benaïm

    Cologne : TASCHEN, 2019. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 216, illustrated. New copy. “I’ve always been fascinated by sex, the diversity of practices, the will and perseverance of people to realize their fantasies,” says Paris photographer Laurent Benaïm. “These moments of pleasure captivate me in all their forms: the beautiful, the ugly. I have no criteria …

  • # 35884

    DAVIES, Alan; STANBURY, Peter

    The mechanical eye in Australia: photography, 1841-1900

    Melbourne : Oxford University Pres, 1985. First Edition. Quarto, publisher’s black cloth in fine dustjacket, illustrated endpapers, 270 pp, profusely illustrated, a fine copy of the most useful reference work on Australian colonial photography yet published, now scarce.

  • # 35873

    WOODWARD, Richard B.

    Andy Warhol. Polaroids 1958 – 1987

    Cologne : TASCHEN. 2017. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 408, illustrated. New copy. Andy Warhol was a relentless chronicler of life and its encounters. Carrying a Polaroid camera from the late 1950s until his death in 1987, he amassed a huge collection of instant pictures of friends, lovers, patrons, the famous, the obscure, the scenic, the …

  • # 35863

    CRAIG, Gordon (curator)

    Over the fence : contemporary indigenous photography from the Corrigan collection

    [Brisbane, Queensland] : The University of Queensland Art Museum, 2016. Quarto, illustrated wrappers by Destiny Deacon, pp. 93, illustrated. Includes works by Dr. Christian Thompson, Michael Riley, Fiona Foley, Ricky Maynard, James Taylor, Vernon Ah Kee, Tony Albert, Brook Andrew, Tracey Moffatt, Leah King-Smith and others.

  • # 35840

    ARAKI, Nobuyoshi

    The Araki Effect

    Milan : Skira Editore S.p.A, 2020. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 200, illustrated. New copy. Over 300 images by the most famous contemporary Japanese photographer from the 1960s to today. Nobuyoshi Araki (Tokyo, 1940) is known the world over for his controversial erotic portraits of Japanese women, often bound using the kinbaku (Japanese bondage) technique. …

  • # 35838

    INGHAM, John

    Spirit of 76. London Punk Eyewitness

    London : Thames and Hudson Ltd, 2020. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 160, illustrated. New cpy. When punk first broke in the UK in 1976, music journalist John Ingham was on hand to document the very heart of the scene. Struck by the music, fashion and sheer iconoclasm of a little-known outfit called the Sex Pistols, …

  • # 35836

    BURSTALL, Simon

    Simon Burstall. ’93: Punching the Light

    Bologna : Damiani Editore, 2019. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 116, illustrated. New copy. The images included in 93: Punching the Light were all shot in Sydney in 1993 when Simon Burstall was just 17 years old. He was very involved with the rave scene and culture at that time and was drawn to capturing the …

  • # 35835

    BIANCHI, Tom

    Tom Bianchi : 63 E 9th Street. NYC Polaroids 1975 – 1983

    Bologna : Damiani Editore, 2019. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 186, illustrated. New copy. In 1975, Tom Bianchi moved to New York City and took a job as in-house counsel at Columbia Pictures. That first year Tom was given a Polaroid SX – 70 camera by Columbia Pictures at a corporate conference. He took that camera …

  • # 18929

    LEWITT, Sol (1928 - 2007)

    Brick Wall (signed 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 in pencil ‘For William, Sol Lewitt’. A fine copy. ‘As a co-founder of Printed Matter in the 1970s, Lewitt was …

  • # 35669

    JARRATT, Phil; ELLIS, Rennie et al.

    Aussie : Australians at play

    With an introduction by Spike Milligan. Sydney : Kevin Weldon, 1984. Folio (363 mm tall), papered boards in illustrated dustjacket (light handling wear, small tear to head of spine), pp. a few marks to endpapers, pp. 204, top corner bumped, illustrated with several hundred photographs of Australians at play. Photography by Rennie Ellis and others. …

  • # 35405

    WEBER, Bruce; GOODALL, Jane

    Bruce Weber. The Golden Retriever Photographic Society

    Cologne : Taschen, 2022. Quarto, 39.2 x 30.7 cms, illustrated boards, pp. 520, illustrated. New copy. The photographer and filmmaker Bruce Weber is associated with a wide array of imagery: humanist portraits of artists, actors, and athletes; fashion spreads charged with emotion, irreverence, and nostalgia; lyrical tributes to eroticism and an arcadian vision of the …

  • # 35580

    NEWTON, Helmut

    Sleepless nights

    New York : Congreve, 1978. First edition. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket, pp. 150, illustrated with Newton’s famous fashion photographs, many of which are flavoured with themes of bondage and fetishism.