Fine Art

  • # 24683

    LEFEBVRE, Jules Joseph (artist) (1836-1911); GOUPIL & CIE. (photographers & publishers)

    Photograph of the oil painting “Chloé” at its first showing at the Paris Salon, 1875.

    Albumen print photograph, 270 x 137 mm, blind stamped lower left ‘Goupil & Cie.’, laid down on its original board mount, lithographed text across the bottom margin: ‘1478. Chloé. Peint. par Lefebvre / Photographié par Goupil & Cie. Galerie Photographique / Salon de 1875. Publié par Goupil & Cie., Editeurs’, accompanied by a 3-line extract …

  • # 24602

    BUEUKENKAMP, Frieda et al.

    Etchings by non etchers

    Images by Curtis Hore, Rodney Broad, Greg Bell, Joris Everaerts, Lorraine Jenyns, Terry O’Malley, Bob Jenyns, Frieda Beukenkamp, for the 1987 Fundraising Project of Chameleon.  Concept and realization, Frieda Beukenkamp , cover by Greg Bell and Frieda, binding by Quality Binding. A limited edition of 50. This number 27. [Hobart] : Chameleon Inc., 1987. Folio, …

  • # 24838

    MOFFATT, Tracey et alia

    Visionaire 30 : the game. Australia edition.

    [New York] : Visionaire Publishing, 1999. Limited to 6000 numbered copies. Issue 30 of the avant garde photography magazine, presented in the form of a game, featuring photographs by Australian artists and sitting in a box designed by Louis Vuitton. “30 GAME is not only a collection of art but also a game. Taking as …

  • # 11131

    Malinovskii, Aleksei Fedorovich (1762-1840); Valuev, Petr Stepanovich (editor)

    Istoricheskoe opisanie Drevniago Rossiiskago muzeia, pod nazvaniem Masterskoi i Oruzheinoi palaty,

    v Moskve obrietaiushchagosia. Chast’ pervaya. [=Historical account of the Old Russian Museum, known as the Masterskaia Workshop and Armoury Palaces, in Moscow. Part one.] [Moskva]: Gosudarstvennaia Oruzheinaia palata [The State Armoury of the Kremlin], 1807. Elephant folio, 485 x 335 x 30 mm, original quarter leather over continental European papered boards (very good, with minor …

  • # 22215

    Newton Family

    [COOK]. Newton & Berry’s new terrestrial globe 1831.

    [London] : Newton & Berry, 1831. Terrestrial pocket globe, 1.5 inches (39 mm) in diameter, engraved gores with original hand colour over papier-mâché and plaster sphere, the surface in fine order with a recent shellac applied for protection, two metal pins resting the globe in the original turned mahogany case with fitted lid; a very fine …

  • # 11209

    Chase, H. L. (attrib.) & Williams, J. J. (attrib.)

    Photographs of Hawaii, 1870-1883

    Eleven albumen print photographs mounted recto and verso of [7] pages removed from a nineteenth century travel album, all in format 175 x 235 mm, contemporary captions in French and English in ink beneath each image, the prints attached to the leaves with the original double-sided adhesive tape at each corner, occasional foxing and mild …

  • # 24282

    Siebold, Henry (Heinrich) von (1852-1906)

    Notes on Japanese archaeology with especial reference to the Stone Age

    / by Henry von Siebold, with 12 Photographic Plates. Yokohama : Typography of C. Lévy, 1879. Quarto (245 x 360 mm), original printed papered boards with red cloth spine; title page (browned and with offsetting), iii (Preface), 22, [2] (Contents and Errata) pp, followed by 12 leaves of pale green card stock each with a large …

  • # 24307

    Bigot, Georges Ferdinand (1860-1927)

    Ma-Ta : dessins de G Bigot.

    [Yokohama, 1884]. Quarto (290 x 215 mm), original plain limp covers with Japanese hand-stitched binding, additional title leaf with hand coloured etching and variant title Album : Ma-Ta. Croquis par G. Bigot, with a further 21 etched plates (including the main title) on papier japon, depicting Japanese people, aspects of traditional Japanese culture, and scenes from …

  • # 22816

    Hazelwood, Art; Rotzcher, Klaus-Ulrich

    Tora Bora / توره بوره / Black dust : an opera in three acts

    [San Francisco : Art Hazelwood], 2011. Handmade artist’s book in the form of a foldout diorama. Screenprinted boards with cloth joints which open and assemble to create a theatrical stage 320 mm high, 250 mm deep, 710 mm wide, the floor of the stage lined with grooves into which can be inserted one or more …

  • # 22706


    Newly invented magic cards containing a divertive & wonderful Transformation of a Hand of playing cards into ludicrous characters

    London : Smith & Son, 1811. Card case with hand-coloured pictorial title sheet to front, containing five hand-coloured playing cards with humorous caricatures (King and Queen of Hearts; 10 of Clubs; 8 of Spades; 8 of Diamonds); a sixth card is similarly illustrated but is without suit; the backs are blank; the case and the …

  • # 17965


    Newton’s new & improved terrestrial globe containing the latest discoveries

    London : Newton & Son, circa 1840. Terrestrial globe 6 inches in diameter, handcoloured printed gores over plaster base, graduated equator band, the oceans with an analemma, supported on a contemporary stand of turned cedar with brass axis. A very good example. A fine early mid nineteenth century table globe with Antarctic detail such as the …

  • # 14762

    JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)

    A suite of four framed Roberts Jacks screenprints

    Four screenprints on paper, each measuring 655 x 495 mm (image) 1060 x 820 mm (frame), each editioned in pencil out of 40 copies, signed lower right and dated between 2000 – 06, newly framed in matt finish black timber. A suite of striking original graphic prints by the noted abstract artist Robert Jacks, printed …

  • # 24428

    Rand McNally & Co.

    Rand McNally & Co.‘s New Twelve Inch Terrestrial Globe

    [Chicago] : Rand McNally & Co., 1891. Chromolithographed paper gores over paper mache base, 12 inches in diameter, oval shaped analemma, alternating red and blue isothermal current lines, in original nickel plated mount and stand. An American student’s table globe from the late nineteenth century with a good amount of geographical detail.

  • # 24438

    Weber and Costello Co.

    18 inch terrestrial globe

    Chicago, Illinois : Weber Costello, 1909. Measuring 18 inches (46cm) in diameter, 45 inches (115 cm) tall; in bronzed cast iron meridian and stand, with calendrical paper horizon ring, laid on wood; with an analemma and two polar calottes. Standing in bronzed cast iron tripod stand with glass roller feet, with flower and ribbon decoration. …

  • # 24194

    [WILDER, Joseph Warrin, attributed]; HYAMS, John (publisher)

    Studio portrait of two young Aboriginal men. Early 1860s.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 106 x 65 mm (mount), 82 x 57 mm (image), verso with imprint of Hyams’ Portrait Rooms, 67 Collins Street, East, Melbourne; fine condition. Based on comparison with a very similar portrait (see Bitter Fruit, p. 235) it is highly likely that this photograph was taken by Joseph Warrin …

  • # 23482

    BAUME, Joseph Wellesh

    Aboriginal group, including a man holding a broad shield, with two Europeans. Murray River (northern Victoria or southern New South Wales), circa 1868.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 65 x 102 mm (mount), verso with wet stamp of ‘Jos[ep]h Baume, Photographic Artist. From Swanston Street, Melbourne.’ and inscription in ink ‘No. 3’ (presumably the photographer’s sequence number); the albumen print is in very good condition (a tiny dint above the man with the broad shield), with …