Fine Art

  • # 35993

    TERRY, Frederick Charles, (1825 - 1869)

    View of West Maitland from the Hunter

    Steel engraving, vignette approximately 110 x 150 mm, on sheet 205 x 275 mm, uncoloured as issued, a couple of small spots of foxing. Published in the volume Landscape scenery : illustrating Sydney, and Port Jackson, New South Wales, Sydney : Sands &​ Kenny ; London : Sands &​ Son, 1855. (Ferguson 15440a).    

  • # 35992

    TERRY, Frederick Charles, (1825 - 1869)

    View of East Maitland

    Steel engraving, vignette approximately 110 x 150 mm, on sheet 205 x 275 mm, uncoloured as issued, a couple of small spots of foxing. Published in the volume Landscape scenery : illustrating Sydney, and Port Jackson, New South Wales, Sydney : Sands &​ Kenny ; London : Sands &​ Son, 1855. (Ferguson 15440a).    

  • # 35991

    TERRY, Frederick Charles, (1825 - 1869)

    Fruit Market, Sydney

    Steel engraving, vignette approximately 110 x 150 mm, on sheet 205 x 275 mm, uncoloured as issued, a couple of small spots of foxing. Published in the volume Landscape scenery : illustrating Sydney, and Port Jackson, New South Wales, Sydney : Sands &​ Kenny ; London : Sands &​ Son, 1855. (Ferguson 15440a).    

  • # 35990

    GILL, Samuel Thomas (1818 - 1880); TINGLE, J.

    Government Offices, Melbourne, 1857 (

    Steel engraving, vignette approximately 100 x 160 mm, on sheet 205 x 275 mm, uncoloured as issued, a couple of small spots of foxing. Published in the volume Victoria Illustrated, Melbourne and Sydney : Sands & Kenny; and Geelong : Thomas Brown, 1857 (Ferguson 9924; Wantrup 260a). After the success of Frederick Terry’s ‘Landscape Scenery’ in 1855 …

  • # 35924

    McCRAE, Hugh (1876-1958); LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Idyllia

    [Sydney] : N.L. Press, [1922]. Large quarto (418 x 355 mm), bound in white calf over white papered boards with Norman Lindsay decoration in gold and red (a few light marks), 35 pp, with Lindsay decorations in black highlighted with gilt, further illustrated with five large original Norman Lindsay etchings with titled tissue guards tipped-in, …

  • # 35918

    [SHIRLOW, John]. CROLL, R. H.

    The Etched Work of John Shirlow (deluxe edition)

    Selected reproductions in half-tone of John Shirlow’s handicraft. Biography by R. H. Croll. Melbourne: Alexander McCubbin, n.d. [1920]. Quarto, quarter-calf over cloth (spine rubbed), 20 tipped-in plates reproducing Shirlow’s works. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies, with an original etching by Shirlow tipped-in. This copy additionally signed by Robert Croll in pencil on the title …

  • # 35906

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Threat

    Etching, engraving & stipple on paper, created 1937, 229 x 278 mm, signed lower right, titled lower centre, framed in black timber with gold trim. Printed in an estimated edition of 40 copies, although Bloomfield suggest less were actually printed. A dramatic original etching by Norman Lindsay, featuring two finely dressed lovers discovered while disrobing. …

  • # 35904

    CANT, James (1911 - 1982)

    James Cant : six signed artist’s prints (presentation copy)

    Introduction by Clive Turnbull. Sydney : 1948. Folio, 370 x 320 mm, lettered papered boards (some loss), cloth spine, letterpress bifolium, light offsetting, six cliche-verre prints, printed in blue pigment, each from one hand-drawn glass plate, each signed and numbered lower right. The prints are: The Fish; The Reptile; The Bird; The Struggle for Life; …

  • # 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 …

  • # 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.

  • # 35843

    LAUDER, Leslie and HOWARD, Mark

    An Introduction to Western Australian colonial furniture

    Photography by Victor France. East Fremantle : Lauder & Howard,1988. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 85, colour photographs, a fine copy. Printed in an edition of 2500 hand-numbered copies. An illustrated guide to mostly jarrah West Australian furniture of the 1830s – 1880s.  

  • # 35797

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Pegasus

    Etching & stipple on paper, 305 x 254 mm, signed lower right, titled lower centre, edition of 20 copies lower left, framed in black timber with gold trim. A fine original etching by Norman Lindsay featuring a the Greek myth of the winged horse Pegasus, ‘a symbol of freedom and an unlikely liberation for writers from …

  • # 35796

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Priestess of the Magi

    Etching, engraving & stipple on paper, 229 x 278 mm, signed lower right, titled lower centre, edition of 55 copies lower left, framed in black timber with gold trim. A fine original etching by Norman Lindsay featuring a Priestess of outstanding beauty, described by Bloomfield as ‘exuding sexuality’, surrounded by her courtiers. A rare Lindsay …

  • # 34985

    JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)

    Bloomsday 16 June 2006.

    Printed and stamped envelope containing six hand-stamped cards, each measuring 140 x 88mm. Edition not stated. Created as a result of Jacks’ interest in Bloomsday, which he was deeply involved with in 2004. References: ANDERSON, Peter. The artist’s books of Robert Jacks. Bendigo : Bendigo Art Gallery, 2009,  p. 41   Collections:  National Gallery of …

  • # 35746

    CARY, John (c. 1754 - 1835)

    Cary’s pocket globe agreeable to the latest discoveries

    [London : J. & W. Cary, c. 1791]. Terrestrial pocket globe, 3 1/2 inches in diameter, engraved gores over plaster and wooden sphere, two metal pins, housed in the original publisher’s shagreen case, interior map The world as known in Caesar’s time agreeable to D’Anville; and A table of latitudes & longitudes of places not given …

  • # 35522

    Photographer unknown.

    Aboriginal football team, Coranderrk, Healesville.

    [Title from handwritten caption in negative]. Circa 1911. Gelatin silver print photograph printed on postcard stock, 88 x 137 mm; verso with Kodak Austral box; no photographer’s or publisher’s imprint; unmailed, in superb condition. In the early years of the twentieth century a team from the Coranderrk Aboriginal station near Healesville, east of Melbourne, regularly took part …