WESTERN AUSTRALIAN ART GALLERY.
Perth : The Western Australian Art Gallery Board, 1969. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (designed by Frank Norton), pp. 15, 109 works described and illustrated, chiefly from Western Australia and Arnhem Land; a very good copy. Scarce catalogue.
: 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.
GRAHAM-STEWART, Michael; McWHANNELL, Francis; DICKSON, Jonathan
Melbourne : Michael Graham-Stewart, 2017. Quarto (285 x 230 mm), cloth boards in pictorial dust jacket, 280 pp, illustrated in colour throughout with hundreds of photographs documenting the collision of Indigenous Australian and European cultures; the photographs, ranging in date from the 1850s to the 1960s and taken in every region of Australia, represent some …
Charles TROEDEL, publisher.
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, …
LINDT, J.W. (John William) (1845-1926)
[Circa 1873]. Albumen print photograph, 200 x 150 mm, manuscript sequence number ‘4’ in negative lower right; a strong print with good tonal range, small flaw in the negative upper right, but in fine condition; mounted and framed. One of the famous series of tableau portraits of Clarence Valley Aboriginal people taken by German-born photographer …
Istanbul : Matbaa-ı Osmaniye, 1310 AH [1892-93]. Quarto, pictorial boards (lightly rubbed), cloth spine, pp. , 24 fine chromolithographed plates of fauna, including insects, whales, quadrupeds, birds, bats, primates etc. Several Australasian species are illustrated including the cassowary and emu, lyre bird, kiwi, kingfisher, kangaroo, and a plate of ethnicities of the world including an …
GODYN, C.J.; KISSNER, John (illustrator)
Stuttgart : Friedrich Andreas Perthes, 1926. Octavo, original pictorial cloth over boards (lightly marked), colour frontispiece plate, pp vii, 253,  (publisher’s advertisements), with 39 line-drawn illustrations (many full page); text in German, in Fraktur. Adventure story for children set in Queensland, about a white girl who is looked after by an Aboriginal tribe. A …
BARRKADUBU, Carly (artist)
[POSTER] Collections, Performance and Research : Musicological Society of Australia Eleventh National Conference. Canberra, 13-16 May 1987.
[Canberra : AIAS, 1987]. Poster, offset printed on thick, fine grade paper, 760 x 320 mm, featuring a dynamic design by Maningrida artist Carly Barrkadubu; unbacked, and with mild horizontal creasing. Appears unrecorded in Australian collections.
Columbia Pictures [U.S.A.]
[Los Angeles, California] : Columbia Pictures, . Monochrome daybill for the film The Blonde Captive (1932), 280 x 350 mm, printed in sepia ink on light card; light foxing to lower edge, pin holes in each corner, otherwise in excellent condition. Exhibited: Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney. ‘Taboo’, curated by Brook Andrew, December 2012 – …
DICK, Thomas (1877-1927)
[Sydney : Dick Collection, Australian Museum, c.1980]. Complete set of 14 large format (410 x 510 mm) black-and-white photographic prints taken from photographer Thomas Dick’s original 1920s negatives held in the Museum’s collection; Museum’s printed caption labels to versos of 12 of the 14 prints, preserving Dick’s own field notes; a fine complete set, as issued …
ANDREW, Brook (b. 1970)
Clayton, Vic. : Monash University Museum of Art, 2007. Square octavo, pictorial stiff card covers, pp 86, illustrated; an as new copy. Superb catalogue for Wiradjuri artist Brook Andrew’s exhibition Eye to eye, held at Monash University Museum of Art 4 April -23 June 2007 ; Penrith Regional Gallery & the Lewers Bequest 18 August – …
MILLETT, Janet, as "Mrs. Edward Millett" (fl. 1863-1873)
London: Edward Standford, 1872. Second edition (the first was published in the same year, but without the author’s name on the title page). Octavo, original blind blocked purple cloth with gilt device to upper board (rubbed, marked and sunned, corners bumped), spine lettered in gilt (dulled, cloth with a couple of splits), endpapers replaced, pastedown …
[WITHINGTON, Paul; THOMAS, Lowell]
Illustrierter Film-Kurier Nr. 610. [Vienna, Austria : 1932]. Small quarto, wrappers illustrated front and rear, 6 pp, half-tone photographic illustrations, text in German; short paper spits at head and tail of spine, mild stain to corner of lower wrapper, else very good. An extremely rare edition of the Viennese cinema newspaper Illustrierter Film-Kurier, issued to …
ECCLESTON, Gregory C.
Melbourne : Evandale Publishing, 2018. Oblong quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. xix; 250; 46 pages of plates, a fine, new copy, signed by the author. “Granville Stapylton Australia Felix 1836 Second-in-command to Major Mitchell is based on the true journals of the pioneer land surveyor Granville Stapylton when he accompanied Major Thomas Mitchell on the famous ‘Australia …
Melbourne, Bread and Cheese Club . Quarto, illustrated wrappers, presentation inscription from the author alongside a quote from the writings of Annie Rentoul to title page, photographic plate, pp. 32.
CHAMBERLAYNE, I. (Israel) (1795-1875)
The Australian Captive; or, An Authentic Narrative of fifteen years in the life of Wm. Jackman. In which, among various other adventures, is included a forced residence of a year and a half among the cannibals of Nuyts’ Land, on the coast of the Great Australian Bight. Also including, with other appendices, Australia and its Gold, from the latest and best authorities…
New York : C. M. Saxton, 1859. Third edition. Small octavo, original blind blocked black coth over boards, spine lettered in gilt (spine slightly rolled, front joint with short split in cloth); 2 lithographed frontispiece portraits of Jackman depicted in western clothing and as a naked “captive” (the first with small portion of loss at …