• # 29331


    [The Weimar rose]

    London : [Joseph, Myers & Co.] printed by C. Adler’s Printing Establishment, Hamburg, [circa 1860]. Engraved folding paper souvenir, die-cut in the shape of a rose, diameter when unfolded of 265 mm, with 28 scenes of Weimar, Erfurt, Gotha and Eisenach, curiously lacking the chromolithographed rose which usually forms the outer covers of these delightful …

  • # 28231

    LINDSAY, Lionel (1874 - 1961)

    Basket of Fruit (1936)

    Wood-engraving, printed in black ink, from one block, 10.4 x 13.0 cm, signed in the image lower left, signed in pencil lower left, edition of 100 lower right. Framed. A fine and detailed study by the notable Australian printmaker. Alternate titles: Fruit Basket, Fruit piece. Mendelssohn (1982) p. 74

  • # 28831

    LINDSAY, Lionel (1874 - 1961)

    Sussex St. Forge 1917

    Etching, printed in back ink from one copper plate, 96 x 132 mm (plate mark); 184 x 232 mm (paper), signed in the plate, signed in lower left margin in pencil and numbered No. 8. Second state, edition of 50 (first state is proofs only), a few spots of foxing and old mount burn. One …

  • # 28798

    COUNIHAN, Noel (1913-1986)

    Group of Soviet propaganda postcards featuring social realist works by Australian communist artist Noel Counihan.

    Moskva : Izogis (Experimentalnaya Tipografiya VNIIPP), 1960. Eight postcards (all issued?), 150 x 105 mm, six printed in black-and-white and two in colour, reproducing both lithographs and paintings; versos with ‘Noel Counihan – Australia’, title of work and ‘Australian Artists Exhibition’ in Russian; all in superb condition. In 1960 Counihan travelled to Moscow and Leningrad …

  • # 28723

    [GILL, S. T.]

    Queen’s Wharf, Melbourne, West End, in the “Fifties”.

    [Melbourne] : s.n. (but “Printed in Austria”), [circa 1910]. Chromolithographic postcard, 90 x 135 mm, recto with reproduction of an S. T. Gill lithograph captioned ‘Queen’s Wharf, Melbourne, West End, in the “Fifties”‘ – a terrific, animated scene; verso with divided back; the illustrated front is in very good condition with a tiny blemish at upper …

  • # 28722

    [GILL, S. T.]

    National Model and Training School, Melbourne, in the “Fifties”.

    [Melbourne : s.n., circa 1910]. Chromolithographic postcard, 90 x 135 mm, recto with reproduction of an S. T. Gill lithograph captioned ‘National Model and Training School, Melbourne, in the “Fifties”‘, set within an embossed border; verso with divided back; the illustrated front and the unwritten back are in very good condition; the card was a little …

  • # 28721

    [GILL, S. T.]

    The University of Melbourne, in the “Fifties”.

    [Melbourne : s.n., circa 1910]. Chromolithographic postcard, 90 x 135 mm, recto with reproduction of an S. T. Gill lithograph captioned ‘The University of Melbourne in the “Fifties”‘, set within an embossed border; verso with divided back; the illustrated front is in superb condition, while the unwritten back has some old glue marks.

  • # 28538

    CANNING, Criss (1947 - )

    Pink Poppies

    Etching, printed in four colours from three plates, 412 x 362 mm (image), 752 x 570 mm (sheet), signed lower right and editioned PE x/x lower left. Dated 2007. Unframed, fine condition, with the publisher’s blindstamp of Port Jackson Press lower right. Criss Canning is one of the most respected and popular Australian still life …

  • # 28438

    CLARK, John Heaviside, ca. 1770-1863; [LEWIN, John William 1770-1819]

    The dance

    London : Edward Orme, 1813. Hand coloured aquatint, 240 x 185 mm (plate line), 315 x 225 mm (sheet), fine condition. A fine early image of a dance performed at a corroboree in New South Wales. From Orme’s Supplement to Foreign Field Sports, titled Field sports of the native inhabitants of New South Wales, originally published in …

  • # 28384

    JOHNS, Jasper et al.

    Technics and creativity : Gemini GEL

    With an essay by Riva Castleman [Associated Curator of Prints and Illustrated Books]. New York : Museum of Modern Art, 1971. First edition. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 108, 364 illustrations (20 in colour), illustrated catalogue of published graphics from Gemini Printers in the period 1966 – 1971 (since its foundation), in the original embossed white plastic …

  • # 28333


    Set of original designs by Delandre for patriotic vignettes used during World War One, including two commemorating the ANZACs.

    [France : Delandre, 1916]. A set of six original handmade designs, together with the printer’s proof sheet, for patriotic and propaganda charity stamps intended to raise money for the Triple Entente powers and the Red Cross in World War One. These designs were created and subsequently printed and issued as vignette labels (for use on …

  • # 28175

    CRÉPIN, Louis-Philippe (1772-1851) (after)

    Naufrage de MM. de Laborde sur les canots de La Peyrouse au port des François dans la Californie.

    Dédié à Monsieur Alexandre de Laborde leur frère. Paris : Ostervald, ca. 1807. Engraved by Prot and Dissard after a painting by Louis-Philippe Crépin. Copperplate engraving, 475 x 695 mm (image); 563 x 750 mm (sheet), small stain to lower margin, short repaired tear upper margin extending into the image, overall a very good example. …

  • # 27106

    COUNIHAN, Noel (1913 - 1986)

    War or Peace. Twelve linocuts by Noel Counihan (signed edition)

    London: Collet’s Holdings Ltd., 1950. Later lettered paper portfolio (385mm tall), cut lettering from the original folio pasted on (foxed), 4pp. letterpress (long split along fold), twelve linocuts on separate sheets, very good examples. Limited to 300 copies signed by the artist, this is number 88. In this example, each linocut has been signed by …

  • # 28304

    BRACK, John

    An original lithograph of a reclining nude

    Lithograph, 455 x 300 mm (plate line), fine condition, in black timber frame, measuring 700 x 550 mm. Printed in an edition of 200 copies. Unsigned and unnumbered as issued. An original lithograph intended for the publication John Brack nudes. Fifteen original lithographs. (Melbourne: Lyre Bird Press, 1982), this example from unbound sheets sourced from the …

  • # 27610

    Maker unknown.

    [PLATYPUS] Hand-painted magic lantern glass slide with depictions of exotic animals.

    [U.K. : s.n., circa 1860]. Panorama format (45 x 235 mm sight), set within the original timber mount (70 x 260 mm), with four hand-painted designs over an opaque black-painted background, each with a caption etched by hand: Ornithorhincus (sic); Flying Squirrel; Beaver; Otter; no maker’s label or imprint; the slide is in very good …

  • # 27175


    Our colonies : Australia.

    London : W. Butcher & Sons, [circa 1910]. Series: Our Colonies. Chapter III. Australia (from the Primus Junior Lecturers’ Series, no. 742). Complete set of 8 hand-coloured magic lantern glass slides (each 80 x 80 mm), housed in their original box with illustrated lid (fine), and including the rarely seen ‘Lantern Lecture Reading’ information sheet for this …