• # 23834

    BOOTH, Peter; SMITH, Jason

    Peter Booth. Human nature

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2003. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 152, illustrated. Inscription to title page. ‘The first major survey of work from 1970 – 2003 by one of Australia’s most acclaimed contemporary artists’.

  • # 22607

    CATTELAN, Maurizio; MONK, Jonathan; AUERBACH, Lisa-Anne; WIENER, Lawrence et al

    Complete set of 10 limited edition posters for UNTITLED Art Fair, Miami Beach, 2014

    Paris : Onestar Press, 2014. Complete set of 10 posters, printed in a limited edition of 1000 copies, for distribution at the UNTITLED Art Fair, Miami Beach, 2014. Mint condition set, rolled in the publisher’s tube. ‘UNTITLED, ART is an international, curated art fair founded in 2012 that focuses on curatorial balance and integrity across …

  • # 23322


    [NEW GUINEA] Iles du groupe de la Nouvelle-Guinée.

    Belgium : Liebig, circa 1910. French language edition. Complete set of 6 chromolithographed trade cards, each 73 x 113 mm, depicting the indigenous cultures of the island of New Guinea, the Bismarck Archipelago, and the Solomon Islands; versos with printed information; a colourful set of images in pristine condition..

  • # 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 …

  • # 22673

    [GILL, S.T.]

    Twenty-eight engraved vignettes of Melbourne from The Melbourne Rose.

    [London : Joseph, Myers & Co., 1862] (printed in Hamburg by C. Adler’s Printing Establishment). Twenty-eight steel engraved vignettes cut from the original ephemeron, which was an illustrated diecut folding card in the shape of a rose, pasted on to an old album sheet. A significant and very rare Melbourne publication of the gold rush …

  • # 22926

    STERN, Irma

    Wassily Kandinsky (Irma Stern’s copy with original lithograph self-portrait bookplate)

    Dresden : Rudolf Kaemmerer Verlag, 1920. Quarto, illustrated papers boards (backstrip defective), lithographed bookplate by Irma Stern for herself to front pastedown (176 x 136 mm), pp. 54, one colour and 10 black and white plates. Text in German. From the library of important South African artist Irma Stern (1894 – 1966), with her lithographed …

  • # 22519

    CONDER, Charles (1868-1909)

    A dream of Araby

    Transfer lithograph, c 1904. Printed in sanguine from one stone. Dimensions of printed image 214 x 310 mm. CONDER within image, lower left; signed Charles Conder lower left margin; no. 22 lower right margin. Printed in an edition of 50 copies. From the Carnival series, published in London by Ernest Brown & Phillips [Leicester Galleries], 1904 – 1906. During …

  • # 22247

    MORT, Eirene (1879-1977); CROOK, Ethel Frances (1885-1973)

    First Australian Exhibition of Women’s Work, 1907. Diploma, Second Class. Awarded to Bendigo artist Ethel Crook, and accompanied by an archive of her designs.

    Chromolithograph printed in shades of blue and brown, 370 x 460 mm, printed text with manuscript entries ‘FIRST / AUSTRALIAN EXHIBITION / OF / WOMEN’S WORK / 1907 / SECOND CLASS DIPLOMA / Awarded to Ethel Crooke / Original Design’, within an Art Nouveau-inspired illustrated border; upper right and lower left corners worn, else a …

  • # 22258

    SHAW, George (1751-1813)

    A suite of nine plates from Shaw’s Zoology of New Holland, 1794.

    [London] : Printed by J. Davis : Published by J. Sowerby, 1794. Nine engravings with original hand colour, each approximately 230 x 160 mm (plate lines), on J. Whatman watermarked paper, 303 x 242 mm (sheet), titled and imprinted in the image (imprint erased from one as issued), small stab holes from the string binding …

  • # 14208

    HIRST, Damien (1965 -)


    Woodcut. Created 2012. Measures 470 x 560 mm (sheet), signed lower right, editioned out of 55 copies verso, presented floating in a white timber frame. Active in London’s contemporary art scene since the 1980s, Damien Hirst shot to national prominence as part of the Young British Artists movement in the early 90s and international prominence …

  • # 22750

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

    Ballaarat, looking N. W. from Mount Bunningyong, 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 and faint tide mark to margin not affecting the image. Published in the volume Victoria Illustrated, Melbourne and Sydney : Sands & Kenny; and Geelong : Thomas Brown, 1857 (Ferguson 9924; Wantrup 260a). …

  • # 22674


    [POSTER] Paintings by Albert Tucker 11th April – 7th May 1957.

    South Kensington [London] : Imperial Institute, 1957. Large broadsheet poster, 380 x 250 mm, on yellow paper with red and black lettering, featuring a reproduction of one of Tucker’s figurative paintings; short closed 2cm tear to lower edge, otherwise fine.

  • # 22408

    TROEDEL, Charles (1836-1906), publisher

    The Melbourne album. Containing a series of views of Melbourne & country districts.

    Respectfully dedicated to, and patronized by His Excellency Sir Charles Darling, K.C.B.. by the lithographer and publisher, Charles Troedel. 73, Collins St. E. Melbourne. Melbourne : Charles Troedel, circa 1864. Oblong folio, 412 x 535 mm, publisher’s half red roan over gilt-lettered green cloth (edges rubbed, spine split), front free endpaper creased with edge loss, …

  • # 22452

    GELLERT, Leon (1892-1977); LINDSAY, Norman (1876-1969)

    The Isle of San.

    A phantasy by Leon Gellert with five original etchings by Norman Lindsay. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1919. Folio, quarter vellum over green cloth, pp 139, with initials printed in red, frontispiece portrait after an etching by Lindsay, five original large etchings with lettered tissue-guards by Norman Lindsay, each etching signed in full in pencil; …

  • # 22605

    BARTOLOZZI, F[rancesco] ; HODGES, W[illiam]

    Man of Easter Island [with] Woman of Easter Island

    London : W. Strahan and Thomas Cadell, 1777. Copperplate engravings, each 225 x 180 mm (image), of a man and woman of Easter Island, engraved by Bartolozzi after Hodges, published in the quarto edition of Cook’s second voyage.

  • # 22466

    [POSTER] Dot and circle

    : a retrospective survey of the Aboriginal acrylic paintings of Central Australia. RMIT Gallery [Melbourne], 16th April-3rd May 1985 : a loan exhibition from the Flinders University, South Australia. Screenprint process, printed in colour, from multiple stencils; sheet 760 x 550 mm. Rare. According to the exhibition curator, Jenny Zimmer, approximately 20 copies were printed.