Photobooks

  • # 30589

    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, still in publisher’s 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 …

  • # 30588

    ELLIS, Rennie (1940 - 2003)

    Decadent 1980 – 2000 (Copy signed by Manuela Furci)

    Melbourne : Hardie Grant Books and the State Library of Victoria, 2014. Quarto, diecut boards, pp. 251, illustrated. 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 Robert McFarlane, Decadent highlights …

  • # 30541

    HENSON, Bill (1955 -)

    Bill Henson

    Paris : Editions Bessard, 2016. Quarto, full silk with lenticular (holographic) cover, small bump to corner, pp. [48], all full-page images of Henson’s photographs, paper folder at rear containing a signed photograph of a nude girl measuring 11.5 x 16 cm. Limited to 750 copies. A trade edition of 30 copies with additional signed photograph was …

  • # 27732

    SMITH, Julian (1873 - 1947)

    Fifty masterpieces of photography by Julian Smith

    [Cover title : 50 masterpieces of Australian photography]. Containing some of the last and finest works of this internationally-famous master. With a foreword by Russell Grimwade. Melbourne : McLaren & Co., [1948]. Folio 44 cm tall), illustrated papered boards (edges rubbed), cloth spine and ribbon tie, 8 pp. booklet by Grimwade (cover unevenly browned), 50 …

  • # 30318

    DE GEER, Carl Johan and Jan HANNERTZ, Jan

    [SWEDISH UNDERGROUND; DON CHERRY] Pengar eller livet

    [=Money or Life]. Stockholm : Albert Bonniers förlag, 1970. First edition. Large octavo (235 x 160 mm), original pictorial stiff wrappers, pp [62], all-illustrated photobook novella, which includes a full-page portrait of American expat free jazz musician Don Cherry (father of Neneh); text in Swedish; a fine copy. From Boo-Hooray: ‘Carl Johan De Geer, born …

  • # 30213

    FISCHER, Hal (1950 - )

    Gay semiotics : a photographic study of visual coding among homosexual men

    Los Angeles : Cherry and Martin, 2015. Quarto, lettered wrappers, pp. 56, illustrated. Second edition, the first edition published by NFS Press in San Francisco in 1977. As new copy, sealed in publisher’s shrinkwrap. ‘Hal Fischer’s Gay Semiotics: A Photographic Study of Visual Coding Among Homosexual Men (1977) is one of the most important publications associated …

  • # 30378

    HENSON, Bill

    Bill Henson : landscapes

    Castlemaine : Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum, 2016. Oblong quarto, wrappers, pp. [x]; 8 colour plates with text; [6]. Printed in an edition of 500 copies. Catalogue for exhibition Bill Herson: Landscapes held at Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum from 30 April to 30 June 2016

  • # 30110

    [HENSON, Bill]

    Lux et nox (signed copy)

    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. One of a handful issued by Thames & Hudson signed by Bill Henson on a company sticker on the free endpaper. A large format survey of …

  • # 30093

    PAYES, Sonia

    Untitled. Sonia Payes -portraits of Australian Artists

    Melbourne : Macmillan Art Publishing, 2007 . Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 394, illustrated. New copy of an out of print title. This richly illustrated publication provides sensitive, rare and enticing insights into the lives, works and unique studio environments of 60 significant artists. As artist Sonia Payes’ latest publication, it was timed to coincide with …

  • # 30078

    JERREMS, Carol (1949 - 1980); FRASER, Virginia (1947 - 2021)

    A book about Australian women

    Photographs by Carol Jerrems. Text edited by Virginia Fraser. Melbourne : Outback Press, 1974. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (a few light marks and handling creases, very pale foxing), pp.141; [3], illustrated in black and white. Design and layout of the photographic pages by Carol Jerrems. Includes portraits of Ann Summers, Bobby Sykes, Carol Jerrems, Dawn Fitzpatrick, …

  • # 30009

    GOLLINGS, John

    Aftermath : landscape photographs by John Gollings from Black Saturday.

    Langwarrin, Victoria : McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery, [2012].  Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 52, illustrated. Exhibition curator and interview with John Gollings, Robert Lindsay ; texts by Robert Lindsay, John Gollings and Shaune Lakin.Includes bibliographic references.Catalogue of an exhibition held at McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery, Langwarrin, Victoria, 18 November 2012 – 3 March 2013. …

  • # 29961

    WEIGHT, Greg

    Australian Artists. Portraits by Greg Weight.

    Sydney: Chapter & Verse, 2004. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, 204pp. Includes portraits of Brett Whiteley, Tracey Moffatt, Lloyd Rees, Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Arthur Boyd, John Olsen, Rosalie Gascoigne, Jeffrey Smart, Margaret Ollet, Garry Shead, Tim Storrier, Charles Blackman, Cressida Campbell and many others.

  • # 29953

    HENSON, Bill

    Principio erat (standard 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. …

  • # 29951

    McNICOL, Roderick

    The existential portrait

    Melbourne : Monash Gallery of Art, 2014. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 40, photographic portraits. “Rod McNicol’s photographic practice has always concentrated on portraiture as a genre that highlights mortality. For over three decades McNicol has been inviting people from his inner-city community to put their lives on pause for a few moments and stare into …

  • # 29950

    BELL, Catherine

    Street strollers of New York

    Melbourne : Monash Gallery of Art, 2014. Duodecimo, illustrated wrappers, unpaginated, photobook. ‘Street strollers of New York is a sequence of photographs that document African-American nannies shuttling white children through the affluent mid-town streets of Manhattan. Catherine Bell’s interest in this subject grew out of her own experience working as a nanny in London; she …

  • # 29949

    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 …