GILL, Matthew Tjupurrula (1960 - )
Balgo Hills, W.A. : [Warlayiri Artists?], 1987. Complete set of prints comprising an illustrated title sheet and 15 individual designs, 280 x 220 mm (sheets), loose as issued, printed in brown, black and red on white artist’s paper; each of the designs has a printed caption beneath the image (one caption is covered by a …
[TORRES STRAIT; QUEENSLAND] Collection Jolika : un chef-d’oeuvre océanien des Iles du Détroit de Torres. Paris, 3 décembre 2015.
Paris : Christie’s, 2015. Quarto (295 x 230 mm), pictorial stiff wrappers,  pp, with numerous colour plates, maps, bibliography; text in French and English; an as new copy. This superb auction catalogue was produced to promote the sale of what has long been considered a masterpiece of Oceanic Art: a nineteenth-century ceremonial mask from …
[ENARES, William Diaho, 1916-1978]
[Palestine, s.n., 1942]. Postcard, 70 x 127 mm, photomontage with two vignette head-and-shoulder portraits – Enares on the right, his wife (or mother?) on the left – superimposed on a Palestine one pound banknote; verso inscribed by Enares: ‘Jan. 17th 1942. NX43965 Pte. W. D. Enares, B Company, Australian Machine Gun Training Battalion A.I.F.’; in …
BULMER, Howard Decimus (attributed)
Silver gelatin photograph, 89 x 139 mm, printed on Kodak Austral card stock, recto with printed caption at lower margin ‘Cross’s Launch Trips at Lake Tyers’; not postally used, and without written message; in fine condition. The Bairnsdale photographer Howard Bulmer was the son of the Rev. John Bulmer, the Church of England missionary who …
DE LISLE, Gordon (1923-2002) (photographer)
Front cover photographic illustration for Parade magazine, August 1965, no. 177. Melbourne : Southdown Press Pty. Ltd., 1965. Quarto (285 x 200 mm), colour pictorial wrappers, stapled, 66 pp (including wrappers), illustrated; a fine complete copy of the August 1965 issue. From page 3: ‘Our cover: Djawa, head man of an Arnhem Land tribe, spends his …
W. BUTCHER & SONS LTD.
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 …
AMÉRO, Constant (1832-1908)
pp 226-7 in: Journal des voyages et des aventures de terre et de mer. No. 614. 14 April, 1889. Quarto newspaper, disbound, pp 225-240, with a front-page wood-engraved illustration depicting Australian Aborigines devouring a European (this illustration relates to part of Améro’s article); text in French; paper split along spine (cover almost detached), but otherwise …
THE WESTERN MAIL
Perth W.A. : [West Australian Newspapers Ltd.], 1955. Folio (360 x 250 mm), original pictorial wrappers with design featuring the wildflower Copper Cups (some minor rubbing at edges and on spine, but very good), inscription inside upper wrapper, pp 80, photographic illustrations throughout (many in colour) of Western Australian primary industries and tourist locations, advertisements, map …
HOWARD, Paul; BARWICK, Rusty; BAKER, Bryan; RAWLINS, Adrian; RUSSELL-CLARKE, Peter; TANDBERG, RON
Glen Iris, Vic. : Baker Publishing Co., June 1966. Quarto newspaper (270 x 215 mm), pictorial wrappers printed in red and black, staple bound, 24 pp (including wrappers), photographic illustrations, cartoons; a very good copy. A sleazier and intellectually less ambitious counterpart to Oz magazine, Tom Thumb did however provide some biting and witty social …
MAUGHAN, Janet; ZIMMER, Jenny [FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM]
Dot and circle : a retrospective survey of the Aboriginal acrylic paintings of Central Australia. (Signed copy)
A loan exhibition from the Flinders University of South Australia, first shown at the RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, 16th April-3rd May, 1985. Melbourne : Communication Services Unit, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 1986. ‘Publication edited, produced and designed co-operatively by Janet Maughan in Adelaide and Jenny Zimmer in Melbourne.’ Quarto, original pictorial stiff wrappers, 208 pp, …
SHAW, A. G. L.
Melbourne : The Miegunyah Press, 1996. Octavo, boards in illustrated dustjacket (spine slightly faded), fore-edge lightly foxed, pp. xvi; 224, ribbon marker, illustrated, maps. Printed in an edition of 1500 copies. A very good copy. An account of the establishment of European settlement from the first convict camp in 1803 until separation in 1851. Includes …
WALSH, Grahame L.
Toowong : Takarakka Nowan Kas Publications, 2000. Oblong quarto, faux crocodile skin with pictorial inlay, illustrated endpapers, pp. [vi]; x; , 464, extensively illustrated; a fine copy, signed and inscribed on the title page by Grahame Walsh. Original prospectus enclosed. Since their ‘discovery’ by pastoralist Joseph Bradshaw in 1891, the Bradshaw rock paintings of the …
Being a continuation of a series on the Aborigines of the Darling River Valley and of Central New South Wales. Burial Trees being Part 1. Cylcons. The Mystery Stones of the Darling River Valley being Part 2. Foreword by C. P. Mountford. [S.l. : s.n.], 1943. Octavo, lettered wrappers (lightly marked), pp. 76, illustrated with …
KING, Natalie (editor)
Melbourne : Thames & Hudson, 2020. Octavo, illustrated laminated boards, pp. 96, illustrated, essay by Colm Toibin. New copy.
Alice Springs : IAD Press, 2008.Quarto, illustrated boards in dustjacket, illustrated endpapers, pp. xvi; 402, extensively illustrated. ”Lives of the Papunya Tula Artists’ chronicles the beginning of the Western Desert art movement and the phenomenal development of its founding art company over four decades. Through comprehensive and widely researched biographies of more than 200 men …
Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 1997. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp 104, illustrated in colour throughout; a fine copy. Superb catalogue produced to accompany the landmark exhibition of the extraordinary work of Arnhem Land artist Ginger Riley Munduwalawala, held at the NGV, July 17-22 September, 1997. This copy signed by Ginger Riley and Judith Ryan …