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  • # 16550

    LINDSAY, Norman

    Imperia

    Etching, aquating, engraving and roulette, 198 x 226 mm, signed lower right, editioned lower left, titled lower centre. Created in 1920. Published in an edition of 50 copies. Bloomfield 209.

  • # 16486

    MENDELSSOHN, Albert

    [TICHBORNE CASE] The great fight for £40,000 a year, between “Little Touchbone” the “Hampshire Infant” and Stoney-Hurst, the great Australian slogger.

    [Title from artist’s caption]. London : Albert Mendelssohn, [1871]. Albumen print photograph of a satirical cartoon (artist’s monogram W.L. in the image), carte de visite format, 63 x 103 mm (mount), artist’s manuscript caption across the bottom margin of the image, mount with blind stamp of ‘Albert Mendelssohn, London’; recto printed ‘Copyright Registered’; in fine condition. The …

  • # 16130

    MAYER, Luigi; AINSLIE, Robert, Sir

    Interesting views in Turkey, selected from the original drawings, taken for Sir Robert Ainslie, by Luigi Mayer with descriptions historical and illustrative.

    London : Printed for R. Bowyer, by Bensley and Son, 1819. Quarto, contemporary quarter morocco over marbled papered boards (rubbed, corners worn); original endpapers, half title ‘Views in Turkey’; lacking title page; [16] aquatint plates with contemporary hand colouring, pp 13 (essay ‘Turkey in Europe’), [16] (descriptions of plates), [1] (printer’s imprint); foxing to one …

  • # 16085

    OLIVER, Mabel (1868 - 1956)

    Harrow

    Etching, 202 x 267 mm (plate line), signed in pencil lower left, edition 29 / 120, old mount adhesion to margins, not affecting the image. A charming view of Harrow School, London, with two students walking along the footpath with the school and chapel behind them. “Mabel Oliver was born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, becoming in …

  • # 16033

    BARBIER, George (1882-1932)

    La guirlande des mois. Cinquième année, 1921.

    Paris : Meynial, 1920. Duodecimo, pictorial silk, paper dust jacket, illustrated card slipcase (short split to top edge, otherwise very good), all edges gilt, patterned endpapers, pp 137, colour title page, 6 pochoir plates by Barbier; a fine copy. The final year of issue of the annual almanac, exquisitely illustrated by the master of art …

  • # 14887

    MAN RAY; MIRO; ALECHINSKY; ERNST; ARMAN et al.

    Monument à Christophe Colomb et à Marcel Duchamp

    A stunning tribute to the great Dadaist, Duchamp, by his leading artistic contemporaries and close friends. Paris : Éditions Georges Visat, 1971. Folio, folding blue cloth portfolio with silver embroidered lettering ‘MD’ in matching slipcase, housing a blind-lettered card folio, housing fourteen folded paper sections, the first being the title sheet and colophon, the other …

  • # 16001

    CROFT, Thomas; TERRY, F.C. [Frederic Casemero] (artist), 1825-1869; SANDS & KENNY

    [EASTER ISLAND] Double Bay from South Head Road. [1853]

    Sydney & Melbourne: Sands & Kenny, [c.1867]. Illustrated letter paper, sheet 252 x 200 mm (lacking the blank third and fourth sides), steel engraving in black ink 118 x 168 mm (irregular), signed in image ‘Terry, del., 1853’; the letter paper is written on both remaining sides and bears a letter from the Tahiti-based merchant Thomas …

  • # 15867

    SOUBIE, Roger (1898-1984)

    [POSTER] Lolita

    [Paris] : Cinemato, 1962. Original full size (160 x 120 cm) lithographic poster; laid on card and framed. Original poster by Roger Soubie for the French release of Stanley Kubrick’s acclaimed adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov’s novel Lolita. The film starred James Mason, Sue Lyon, Shelley Winters, and Peter Sellers. Soubie was a prolific cinema poster artist whose …

  • # 15938

    PICHON, G.

    Ce labyrinthe qui s’appelle peinture

    Bruxelles : Le Petit-château, 1948. Quarto, illustrated card portfolio (lightly toned), title sheet, 16 cards illustrated with original screenprints, each accompanied by 2 pages of text, colophon sheet. Limited to 50 numbered copies, of which this is number 6; a very good example. This witty and ingenious publication was printed under the direction of Guillaume …

  • # 16050

    GILLRAY, James (1756 - 1815)

    Consequences of a successful French invasion

    No. 1. Plate 1st.  “We come to recover your long lost liberties” – Scene. The House of Commons. London: James Gillray, March 1st 1798. Etching printed in sanguine, 315 x 360 mm (edge of image, including text), trimmed, laid on paper, old creases and dicolouration, a few areas of loss to lower margin. A satirical …

  • # 15862

    CHAMPION, Joseph; BICKHAM, George

    [CALLIGRAPHIC ENGRAVING] To the Practitioners in the Law.

    George Bickham : London, 1740 or 1741. Copperplate engraved leaf with a specimen of ‘The Secretary, or Law Running Hand’, from The Universal Penman, 415 x 255 mm (sheet), 325 x 200 mm (plate); numeral “3” in plate at top right; the example is engraved at the foot ‘J[oseph]. Champion / Carter Lane, near Doctor’s …

  • # 15985

    ARBUCKLE BROS.

    Trade card with map of Australia and illustrated cartouches, 1889

    New York : Arbuckle Bros., [copyright 1889]. Trade card, 68 x 138 mm, recto with chromolithographed design incorporating map of australia and images of kangaroo, black swan, gold miner and sheep; verso with information about Arbuckle Bros’ coffee; in very good condition. The map lists some places which today may seem obscure, but which around …

  • # 16086

    Sydney from Milson’s Point

    Sydney & Melbourne : Sands & Kenny, [circa 1855]. Sheet of writing paper, 250 x 400 mm, folding into four pages (repair to fold), with steel engraved illustration (a faint impression), paper with mild toning, faint wet stamp of R. Clarke, publisher verso, else good. This engraving was made after F.C. Terry, who was commissioned …

  • # 16029

    NICHOLS, George (engraver and publisher)

    View of Melbourne from the St. Kilda Road

    Melbourne : George Nichols, [c.1870]. Illustrated letter paper, sheet 257 x 205 mm (folded in half), first side with steel engraved image in black ink 90 x 170 mm (irregular), in the image lower left ‘George Nichols’ and lower right ‘Melbourne’; printed caption beneath image ‘View of Melbourne from the St. Kilda Road’; remaining 3 sides …

  • # 16028

    ROSSETTI, Christina Georgina, 1830-1894; BEWICK, John, 1760-1795 (artist)

    [WOMBAT] O uommibatto

    [Title from first line of poem]. [Beecroft, N.S.W.] : Blackdawn Press, 1989. Edition limited to “50 copies for friends of the Blackdawn Press, 1989”. Broadsheet, 340 x 220 mm, hand-set and hand-printed for private circulation to friends of the printer; illustration reproduces Bewick’s engraving of a wombat; a fine copy. Text in Italian. It is …

  • # 16026

    STOPPS, A.J. (lithographer); ACKLEY & ROCHLITZ, photographers; BLUNDELL, James J. (publisher)

    [GOLD RUSH] Camp Buildings, Beechworth

    [Melbourne] : James J. Blundell, [c.1856]. Illustrated letter paper, sheet 250 x 200 mm (folded in half), first side with lithographed image in black ink 125 x 200 mm (irregular), in the image lower left ‘On stone by A.J. Stopps, from a daguerreotype by Acley (sic) & Rochletz (sic)’ and lower right ‘Pubd. by James J. …

  • # 16000

    TERRY, F.C. [Frederic Casemero] (artist), 1825-1869; SANDS & KENNY

    Government House from the Botanical Gardens. [1853]

    Sydney & Melbourne: Sands & Kenny, [c.1867]. Illustrated letter paper, sheet 252 x 200 mm (folded in half), paper watermarked ‘Sands & Kenny’, steel engraving in black ink 110 x 144 mm (irregular), signed in image ‘Terry, del., 1853’; second side with wet stamp of Sydney publisher and stationer J.R. Clarke; the letter paper is unused …

  • # 16087

    Chromolithograph label for children’s puzzle Atlas Geographique

    Chromolithograph, 255 x 335 mm, printed for the lid of a box for a French set of geographical puzzles, circa 1910. The colourful design features women from Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa and Oceania, with similar tableau vignettes surrounding them. In one corner is a tableau of Australian wildlife, with kangaroos, a lyre bird, emu, …

  • # 15999

    TERRY, F.C. [Frederic Casemero] (artist), 1825-1869; SANDS & KENNY

    Sydney Cove from Fort Macquarie. [1853]

    Sydney & Melbourne: Sands & Kenny, [c.1867]. Illustrated letter paper, sheet 252 x 200 mm (folded in half), paper watermarked ‘Sands & Kenny’, steel engraving in black ink 115 x 169 mm (irregular), signed in image ‘Terry, del., 1853’; second side with wet stamp of Sydney publisher and stationer J.R. Clarke; the letter paper is unused …

  • # 16073

    MENDELSSOHN, Albert

    [TICHBORNE CASE] The great fight for £40,000 a year, between “Little Touchbone” the “Hampshire Infant” and Stoney-Hurst, the great Australian slogger.

    [Title from artist’s caption]. London : Albert Mendelssohn, [1871]. Albumen print photograph of a satirical cartoon (artist’s monogram W.L. in the image), carte de visite format, 63 x 103 mm (mount), artist’s manuscript caption across the bottom margin of the image, mount with blind stamp of ‘Albert Mendelssohn, London’; recto and verso printed ‘Copyright Registered’; in fine …

  • # 16012

    WATKINSON, C. (lithographer)

    Town Hall, Sydney. (After a photograph by York & Son, Notting Hill W.)

    [London? : s.n, c.1896]. Chromolithograph with gum arabic, sheet 168 x 215 mm, signed in the image lower right ‘C.Watkinson, ’96’; in good condition, top right corner a trifle bruised and a couple of toning spots at bottom left corner. Appears unrecorded in Australian collections.

  • # 15811

    DURYEA, Townsend (1823-1888); "W.S.E."

    Carte de visite with an acrostic laudatory poem to Tasmanian newspaper publisher and editor John Campbell Macdougall

    Albumen print photograph of a lithographed poem titled ‘An Acrostic’, dated and initialled in the image ‘Hobart Town, 9th August 1848 / W.S.E.’, carte de visite format, 105 x 63 mm (mount), verso with imprint of ‘T. Duryea, Artist & Photographer, by Appointment, 66 & 68 King William St., Adelaide / Prize Medal, Universal Exhibition 1867’; both the …

  • # 15735

    B. STEIN & CO.

    Album of Western Australia

    Perth : B. Stein & Co., Barrack Street, [c.1880]. Square octavo, original cloth backed blue pebbled cloth boards with gilt lettering and ornament (some wear to the edges and corners), containing a concertina foldout with [12] panels of leporello views of Western Australia, each 180 x 140 mm, including panoramic views of Perth, Fremantle and Albany; …

  • # 15686

    [MEAGHER, Thomas Francis, 1823-67]

    [TASMANIA] General Thomas Francis Meagher, Irish Nationalist, convict in Van Diemen’s Land

    [U.S.A. : s.n., circa 1865. Albumen print photograph of a painting or drawing, carte de visite format (102 x 61 mm), printed caption below image ‘Maj. Gen. Meagher’; no studio imprint; in fine condition. Thomas Francis Meagher (1823-67) was a prominent figure in the 1848 Irish Rebellion, during which he was captured by the British and arrested …

  • # 15780

    OGDEN, Denis

    Original collage design for an advertisement for Carlton & United Breweries Ltd, Melbourne

    Original collage of carefully cut-out coloured papers, 595 x 397 mm, titled lower centre ‘Carlton & United Breweries Ltd / Melbourne Victoria Australia’, signed in pencil lower right ‘Dennis Ogden 83’. A stunning modernist design, of two young men enjoying a beverage on St Kilda Pier, Melbourne, with the historic kiosk (sadly now burnt down …

  • # 15538

    James Cook

    Zwickau [Germany] : b.d. Gebr.[üder] Schumann, c. 1815 – 1830. Stipple engraving, 185 x 115 mm, foxing to margins, Engraved by Remon. One of a series of portraits of famous historical identities. Very loosely based on Dance’s portrait, with a cartoon-like result.

  • # 15379

    PHILP, James E. (lithographer) (1830 - 1865)

    Congregational Church. Davey Street, Hobart Town – Tasmania. George Clarke, Minister

    Tinted lithograph, 555 x 385 (sheet), marks to extreme margins, else fine. Printed in Melbourne by James Fergusson, circa 1857. Tiffin & Davidson were the architects. The foundation stone was laid on 31 July 1856 and the opening service was held on 16 August 1857.

  • # 15351

    HAWAII. POSTAL ADMINISTRATION.

    The Postal Administration of Hawaii sends the Compliments of the Season. A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, 1884-5.

    San Francisco : Schmidt, Label & Lith. Co., [1884]. Lithographed greeting card, 113 x 158 mm, illustrated with vignette views of the Royal Palace, Honolulu, and Hawaiian coastal scenes; recto addressed in manuscript ‘Bishop & Co.’; verso inscribed ‘Compliments of Registry Clerk’; corners a little soft, else fine. A very early and scarce Hawaiian official greeting …

  • # 15593

    Maker unknown.

    Fiji before Civilization … Dawn of Civilization … Advance of Civilization … Glorious Result of Civilization

    [Crystal Palace, London : Machinery Department, c.1879]. Cotton handkerchief, 570 x 580 mm, lithograph printed in brown and red; old fold lines and some insignificant toning and spotting; a very well preserved example. These satirical cotton handkerchiefs lampooning the effects of the introduction of Western civilisation into a “primitive” society in the South Seas were printed in colour in the machinery …

  • # 15626

    CHERRY, J. W. (John William), 1824-1869; LAKE, J.W.; DEGOTARDI, Johann Nepomuk, 1823-1882.

    [SHEET MUSIC] Shells of ocean /​ words by J.W. Lake ; music by J.W. Cherry.

    Sydney : Woolcott and Clarke, [1853 or 1854]. Folio, disbound, original illustrated wrappers lithographed by John Degotardi (old paper reinforcement to original stitching and small closed tear at fore-edge), 6 pp of engraved music notation for voice and piano; page 2 has a publisher’s advertisement at the head of the music; internally very clean, a good example. …

  • # 15237

    GILL, S.T. (Samuel Thomas), 1818-1880

    Diggers shipping from Melbourne / The Shipping Agents are netting handsome

    [Melbourne : James J. Blundell, between 1852 and 1855]. Illustrated letter paper, 182 x 115 mm, bifolium with lithographed letterhead reproducing one of the plates from S.T. Gill’s Sketches of the Victoria gold diggings and diggers as they are (Melbourne : Macartney & Galbraith, August 1852); lithographed image, including captions, 90 x 90 mm; the rear blank side has a …

  • # 15277

    MENARD, Romuald George (painter); FRÈRES, Thierry; SABATIER, Léon Jean Baptiste (lithographers)

    Vue de Sydney et de l’entree de la Riviere de Paramatta (panorama in two sections)

    Two plates, forming a continuous panorama, from: Voyage autour du monde sur la frégate la Vénus, pendant les années 1836-1839 … atlas pittoresque. [Paris : Gide, 1841]. Tinted lithographs, 170 x 420 mm; pale foxing to the margins of the first plate, else in fine condition. The voyage of the Vénus, under the command of Abel du Petit-Thouars, was …

  • # 14868

    PELACO LTD.

    “Mine tink it they fit” : Pelaco shirts, collars, pyjamas

    [Melbourne : Pelaco Ltd., c.1950]. Advertising sign for shop counter display, 310 x 230 mm, colour offset printing on thick board, designed to be freestanding; the printed surface with a few light marks and pale foxing, pinholes in each corner; otherwise the sign is in very good condition. A scarce example of an image that might …

  • # 14901

    Anon.

    The ministers and their cronies off to Botany Bay, and the Dorchester men returning.

    Also titled: The political drama, no. 33. London : George Drake, publisher, 12, Houghton-Street, Clare Market, 1834. One of a series 'Printed and Published by G. Drake, Clare-market.' Woodcut, printed recto of single sheet of wove paper, 345 x 255 mm, verso blank, the image strong and entire, faint foxinf to margin edges (not affecting …

  • # 14759

    JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)

    Garden door

    Screenprint on paper, 655 x 495 mm (image), editioned lower left 20/40, signed lower right and dated 2001. A striking original graphic print by the noted abstract artist Robert Jacks, printed by master printer Larry Rawling, contrasting vivid red and yellow designs against a grey and blue background.  Another example is held by the National …

  • # 14760

    JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)

    Cello

    Screenprint on paper, 660 x 495 mm (image), editioned lower left 6/10, signed lower right and dated 2001. A striking original graphic print by the noted abstract artist Robert Jacks, printed by master printer Larry Rawling, featuring one of Jacks' most distinctive emblems, the cello, with an energetic musical background. Another example is held in …

  • # 14761

    JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)

    Lake Eyre Garden

    Screenprint on paper, 655 x 495 mm (image), editioned lower left 7/20, titled lower centre, signed lower right and dated 2001. A striking original graphic print by the noted abstract artist Robert Jacks, printed by master printer Larry Rawling, inspired by his artists expedition to Lake Eyre.  Another example is held in the National Gallery …

  • # 14762

    JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)

    Silent mirror

    Screenprint on paper, 655 x 495 mm (image), editioned lower left 6/40, titled lower centre, signed lower right and dated 2001. A striking original graphic print by the noted abstract artist Robert Jacks, printed by master printer Larry Rawling, with a minimal composition in black and white. Another example is held in the National Gallery …

  • # 621

    ROSENQUIST, James (b. 1933)

    Delivery Hat

    1971. Four colour lithograph. 16 x 11.5 cm, edition of 70, signed and numbered. This small but striking print, from the ‘Cold Light’ suite of 1971, was created during a period of Rosenquist’s life in which he was suffering depression, following a serious car accident which placed the artist and his family in hospital for …

  • # 14702

    UPIGLIO, Giorgio

    [POSTER]. Exhibition of international prints & artists’ books from Grafica Uno

    Renowned Italian print workshop of Giorgio Upiglio, master printer. Presented by the Westpac Gallery, Victorian Arts Centre, Print Council of Australia Inc., Italian Cultural Institute in conjunction with The Spoleto Festival of Melbourne. Sponsored by Mitchelton Vinters [sic]. Melbourne, 13th Sept. to 1st Oct. 1989. Printed poster, 795 x 600, edges a little creased, else …

  • # 14703

    GILBERT & GEORGE

    [POSTER]. Gilbert & George will present their Singing Sculptures “Underneath the Arches”

    (The most intelligent, fascinating, serious and beautiful art piece you have ever seen). Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, [1973]. Printed poster, 650 x 460 mm. Exhibition poster for an early performance piece by Gilbert & George organised by Kaldor Art Projects. Rare. Provenance : the estate of the late Jennifer Phipps, former curator of …

  • # 14705

    [ALLEN, Micky, attrib.]

    [POSTER]. La Ronde.

    Melbourne : Guild Theatre, Melbourne University, n.d. [c. 1985]. Printed poster for a performance of Arthur Schnitzler’s La Ronde, 560 x 480 mm, a few tape marks verso.  Acquired circa 2008 as part of a collection of posters designed by Micky Allen. 

  • # 14707

    BODEY, Liz and KELLY, John

    [POSTER]. Liz Bodey & John Kelly. Paintings, drawings, prints (signed copy)

    Melbourne : RMIT Collective Gallery, c. 1984. Screenprinted poster, 770 x 570 mm, light scattered foxing, signed in pencil by both the artists.  John Kelly (born 1965) completed his Bachelor of Arts (Vicsual Arts Painting) from RMIT Gallery in 1985. This rare poster from his student days appears unrecorded, along with the exhibition itself. 

  • # 14708

    CATTAPAN, Jon and ELLIS, Peter

    [POSTER] Whatever happened to me? Paintings and drawings by Jon Cattapan and Peter Ellis (signed)

    Melbourne : Drummond St. Gallery, [1980]. Screenprint poster, 760 x 560 mm, signed by both artists and editioned as one of 6 copies. Rare. 

  • # 14709

    MAY, Edward

    [POSTER]. An exhibition of working drawings by Edward May

    Brisbane : Institute of Modern Art, [1976]. Printed poster, 430 x 280 mm, fine condition.

  • # 14710

    MAGRITTE, René (1898-1967)

    [POSTER]. Elle a mis son smoking

    Brussels : SABAM, [c. 1980]. Poster, 350 x 280 mm (sheet 390 x 430 mm), offset printed; unmounted; fine condition. A reproduction of Magritte's design for the cover of the original sheet music for Elle a mis son smoking [=She put on her smoking jacket], Editions musicales de l'Art belge, Brussels, 1926; a one-step (foxtrot) composed by …

  • # 14711

    KLUGE-POTT, Hertha

    [POSTER]. Hertha Kluge-Pott Intaglio Prints 1978 – 82 (signed)

    Melbourne : Stuart Gerstman Galleries, 1982. Printed poster, 600 x 750 mm, edges creased. Inscribed by the artist to Jenny Zimmer and signed. 

  • # 14712

    SENBERGS, Jan

    [POSTER]. Jan Senbergs : selected works

    An exhibition of paintings, drawings and silkscreen prints. Melbourne : RMIT Gallery, 1984. Screenprint poster, 840 x 595 mm. Scarce.

  • # 14713

    WHISSON, Ken

    [POSTER]. Ken Whisson. Selected paintings

    Melbourne : RMIT Gallery, c. 1980. Screenprint poster, 585 x 515 mm. 

  • # 14714

    MELDRUM, James

    [POSTER]. James Meldrum Paintings 1960 – 80.

    Melbourne : RMIT Gallery, 1980. Screenprint poster, 755 x 560 mm.