• # 19284

    RACKHAM, Arthur

    The Wendy Calendar by Arthur Rackham

    London : Hodder & Stoughton [1911]. Thick card envelope (284 x 367 mm, some stains and edge wear), printed title and tipped-on colour plate by Rackham, containing The Wendy Calendar, consisting of six cards printed in colour, each card with a pasted on colour plate by Rackham and a small calendar for two months of …

  • # 19633

    GRASSET DE SAINT-SAUVEUR, Jacques (1757 - 1810)

    Tableau des decouvertes du Capne. Cook & de la Perouse

    Paris : chez l’auteur, rue Coqueron Mon. de France ; Bordeaux : chez le Cne. S. Sauveur sous le peristyle de la Grande Comedie, l’an 7 de la Republique Francaise [1798 or 1799]. Aquatint with hand colouring, 430 x 534 mm (sheet), old mount burn to margins, a very good copy with vibrant original colour. …

  • # 19295

    SHIRLOW, John (1869 - 1936)


    Etching, 175 x 155 mm (plate line), signed in the image and dated ’16, signed in pencil lower right and editioned lower left 8/20, old mount burn. A rare Shirlow etching.

  • # 18727

    Mappe-Monde. Ou carte générale de toutte la terre, dressée sur les observations de Mrs. de l’Académie Royale des Sciences,

    Mise en jeu, Ouvrage aussi utille que curieux, et qui donnera une connaissance exacte du Monde entier. A Paris : [Imprimerie Royale Academie Royale des Sciences, circa 1768]. Copperplate engraving, measures 430 x 550 mm (plate line), 532 x 632 mm (paper), original hand colouring, old fold lines, small pin holes along the folds, old …

  • # 19390

    REES, Lloyd

    The boat race

    Four-colour lithograph on ivory Arches paper, measures 39.2 x 52.9 cm (image); 56.5 x 76.9 cm (sheet). Signed lower right and dated 1988, editioned lower left 50/50 From the series ‘Tribute to light’ which was the result of a twelve month collaboration between Lloyd Rees and master printmaker Fred Genis. Collections (other examples) : Art Gallery …

  • # 19108

    GREEN, Rona et alia


    [Melbourne? : Rona Green, 2003]. Plain paper portfolio containing 22 (of 23) original artworks by different artists. A print exchange folio organised by artist Rona Green, of which only 23 copies were made, circulated by exchange amongst the 23 participating artists. Lacks one of the works. Includes artists Marian Crawford, Raymond Arnold, Deborah Klein, John …

  • # 18565

    Artist unknown.

    [CIVIL WAR] Lithographed portrait of Kate Chase, published prior to her marriage to William Sprague in November, 1863.

    [s.l. : s.n., 1862-63]. Lithograph, carte de visite format, 98 x 61 mm, captioned in image at lower margin ‘Miss Chase’; verso blank; no publisher’s imprint; in good condition, with some very faint creasing and a tiny ink spot on Miss Chase’s forehead. Katherine Jane (“Kate”) Chase Sprague (1840-1899) was a Washington society hostess during the American Civil War. During …

  • # 18612

    大倉孫兵衛 [Ōkura Magobei], (1843-1921) (publisher)

    [MELBOURNE; SYDNEY] 万国名所双録(萬國名所雙録) [Bankoku Meisho Sugoroku] (Famous Places of the World Sugoroku)

    [Tokyo] : Published by 大倉孫兵衛 (Ōkura Magobei), [1887] (Meiji 20). Traditional Japanese children’s dice game, sugoroku. Colour woodblock print on paper, 800 x 710 mm (opened, not including the title slip affixed to the top of the board), folding to 253 x 205 mm; pictorial cover; a fine example. There are two varieties of sugoroku, one …

  • # 18910

    THOMAS, Edmund (1827 - 1867)

    Yarra Yarra from below Princes Bridge 1853

    Lithographed from original drawing by E. Thomas & published by F. Varley. Tinted lithograph, 156 x 273 mm, lithographed by D. James, a couple of minor spots of foxing but otherwise fine, framed in a period birds eye maple antique frame with antique slip and glass. A charming gold rush era view of Melbourne from …

  • # 18661

    VICKERY, John (1906-1983)

    Outposts of Empire : Central Australia

    [London] : General Post Office, 1937. Colour lithograph poster, 470 x 610 mm, signed and dated in image, laid on linen; fine condition. The poster depicts the underground post office in Coober Pedy, northern South Australia, often referred to as “the opal capital of the world”. One of a series of four lithographic posters featuring …

  • # 18751

    HITTI, Deanna

    Cultural transaction [with] Towla

    An extraordinary collection of works by contemporary Melbourne artist Deanna Hitti, comprising her artist’s book Towla and two monumental wall pieces titled Cultural Transaction. Towla [Melbourne] : the artist, 2017. Folio, screenprinted buckram, screenprinted endpapers, pp. 40; [8]; 40; screenprinted on Somerset 115gsm Bookwove paper, housed in a screenprinted clamshell box. Limited to 10 copies plus three …

  • # 18510

    LINDSAY, Lionel

    Bookplate for K. Brian Stonier

    Etching, 10 x 7.4 cm, created 1951. Signed in the image. A later impression

  • # 18526

    [LANGLEY, Edward]

    A Georgian engraved writing sheet.

    London : Published, Printed & Sold by Edward Langley, Borough, and Champante & Whitrow, Jewry St. Aldgate, [c.1800]. Hand-coloured copper engraving on watermarked laid paper, 100 x 170 mm, child’s manuscript in ink ‘Mary Webster’ at centre; the lower section only of the original sheet, a little unevenly trimmed and foxed. The engraved writing sheet, or blank, was a …

  • # 17504

    Parallel Prints 2015

    Kerikeri, N.Z. : Art at Wharepuke, 2015. Buckram clamshell case containing twelve original prints by Susanna Castleden, Anoinetta Covino-Beehre, David Fraser, Mark Graver, Jodi Heffernan, Martin King, Deborah Klein, Bruno Leti, John Neeson, Melissa Smith, and Deborah Williams. Limited to 24 sets (the prints in an edition of 36). The first Parallel Prints project was …

  • # 17475

    RICARDO, Geoffrey

    Colour aquatint of a man

    Melbourne : Centre for the Development of Artist’s Books and Limited Editions, 1993. Colour aquatint, 165 x 110 mm, unsigned as issued, printed on a sheet with poems by Miroslav Holub. A proof printing of an etching included in the artists’ book folio Traversare 2.

  • # 17416


    Interior of a Māori marae

    London : The Working Men’s Educational Union, n.d. [circa 1854]. Coloured lithographic wall hanging printed on calico, 1190 x 900 mm, wet stamped lower right ‘PUBLISHED BY WORKING MENS EDUCATIONAL UNION / 43, SKINNER ST. SNOW HILL LONDON / 1852’, and ‘M 10’; original brass eyelets at each corner; old folds, scattered foxing (mostly confined …