Indigenous Australians

  • # 35512

    NAMATJIRA, Albert et al.

    Catalogue of Centralian Art

    Alice Springs : Battarbee Galleries, c. 1970. Octavo, folded card, 4pp, listing of 36 works by Rex Battarbee, Albert Namatjira, Enos, Gabriel, Oscar, Ewald, Keith and Maurice Namatjira, and other Aranda artists including Otto Pareroultja, Edwin Pareroultja, Reuben Pareroultja, Richard Moketarinja, Henoch Raberaba, Herbert Raberaba and Benjamin Landara, with short biographies; the catalogue also advertises …

  • # 35487

    McPHEE, John (ed.)

    Joseph Lycett : convict artist

    Sydney : Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, 2006. Quarto, cloth-covered boards in illustrated dust jacket, pp. 285, previous owner’s name to endpaper, illustrated in colour throughout, academic text on the artist by John McPhee, Richard Neville, Roger Butler, Shane Frost and Martin Terry. A richly illustrated monograph on the convict artist Joseph Lycett …

  • # 35474

    KLINGENDER, Tim

    Sotheby’s. Aboriginal Art, including selected Oceanic art. Melbourne, Monday 20 October 2008

    Melbourne : Sotheby’s, 2009. Auction catalogue. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), illustrated card covers (Gallery Copy sticker on upper cover), pp 328, with 324 lots, all illustrated in colour, and index of artists; contains many important works by contemporary artists, but also a number of very early tribal artefacts (Australian and Pacific) and works from …

  • # 35473

    KLINGENDER, Tim

    Sotheby’s Fine Contemporary and Aboriginal Art. Melbourne Tuesday 28 November 1995

    Melbourne : Sotheby’s, 1995. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), illustrated card covers, pp 56; auction catalogue with 134 lots, most illustrated in colour, prices annotated in pen, price stapled on to title page, addenda catalogue stapled inside lower wrapper, a good copy.

  • # 35102

    MORWOOD, M. J. et al.

    Visions from the past : the archaeology of Australian Aboriginal art

    M.J. Morwood ; illustrations by D.R. Hobbs. Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 2002. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. xii, 347, illustrations and maps. A comprehensive introduction to Australian Aboriginal rock art by a recognized authority in the field. It explores what we know now, how we know, and why it is important, and also provides an …

  • # 35122

    REID, Terry (1942 - )

    Mildura broadcast

    Mildura, Victoria : Mildura Arts Centre, 1978. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (with a photograph of a Pitjantjatjara child by David Moore), pp. 54, illustrated. Terry Reid is a Canadian born artist who studied at the Vancouver School of Art and later moved to Sydney, Australia. He participated in the influential Mildura Sculpture Triennials in the late …

  • # 35357

    GUTTERIDGE, Crispin; SCHRIEVER, Merryn; NICHOLLS, Lara; MOWAT, Fiona

    Deutscher and Hackett. Important Aboriginal and Oceanic Art. Featuring significant works by Emily Kame Kngwarreye from the Delmore Collection. Melbourne, 27 March 2013.

    Melbourne : Deutscher and Hackett, 2013. Auction catalogue. Large quarto (280 x 240 mm), pictorial card covers (a few light marks to front), 144 pp; 100 lots, all illustrated in colour; index of artists; includes a Tommy McRae sketchbook, many important paintings by Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Arnhem Land bark paintings, and works by Paddy Bedford, …

  • # 35360

    GUTTERIDGE, Crispin; SCHRIEVER, Merryn; NICHOLLS, Lara; MOWAT, Fiona

    Deutscher and Hackett. Important Aboriginal and Oceanic Art Auction. Melbourne, 4 April 2012.

    Melbourne : Deutscher and Hackett, 2012. Auction catalogue. Large quarto (280 x 240 mm), pictorial card covers, 148 pp; 163 lots, all illustrated in colour; index of artists; includes 19th century artefacts, drawings by Tommy McRae, Arnhem Land bark paintings, and important works by Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Gordon Bennett, Jonathan Jones, Tracey Moffatt, Eileen Yaritja …

  • # 35339

    DAVIDSON, D'lan; HAYWARD, Fiona; HANSEN, David

    Sotheby’s Australia. Important Aboriginal Art. Melbourne, 5 June 2012.

    Melbourne : Sotheby’s Australia, 2012. Auction catalogue. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), illustrated card covers (annotation upper wrapper), pp 148, with 176 lots, all illustrated in colour, and index of artists; contains many important works by contemporary artists, three major Albert Namatjira paintings, Arnhem Land barks, traditional artefacts (including a very early Queensland rainforest shield), …

  • # 35319

    KLINGENDER, Tim

    Sotheby’s. The John McCaffrey Collection of Kimberley Art. Sydney, 28 July 2003

    Melbourne : Sotheby’s, 2003. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), illustrated card covers, pp 104, auction catalogue with 71 lots, most illustrated in colour; including works on paper by Indigenous artists from the Kimberley region of Western Australia, decorated coolamons, boomerangs and spearthrowers, and boab nuts carved by Jack Wherra; a fine copy.

  • # 35315

    KLINGENDER, Tim; GUTTERIDGE, Crispin

    Sotheby’s. Aboriginal Art. Melbourne, 9 July 2001.

    Melbourne : Sotheby’s, 2001. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), illustrated card covers, pp 212; auction catalogue with 367 lots, most illustrated in colour, with index of artists; contains many important works including drawings by 19th century Victorian artists William Barak and Tommy McRae (both works are masterpieces), artefacts from the Darling River region of New …

  • # 33315

    TURNBULL (LEAKE) (née GELLION), Mary (1841-1920) (compiler); BONNEY, Frederic (1842–1921) (photographer)

    Two albums of photographs and ephemera compiled by Mrs Mary Turnbull (Leake), including photographs of Aborigines on Momba Station near Wilcannia, New South Wales, and a studio portrait of pastoral heiress Letitia Sarah Leake, of Glencoe Station, South Australia. Late 1870s to early 1880s.

    Album 1. Quarto (280 x 220 mm), gilt-ruled half brown morocco over tan pebbled cloth boards (detached from contents), upper board with the initials ‘M. T.’ stamped in gilt, spine with raised gilt bands; all edges gilt, front pastedown with binder’s ticket of Charlwood & Son, Bourke Street, Melbourne; [85] leaves (thickish paper stock, the …

  • # 34716

    DOWKER, L. O.

    [WESTERN AUSTRALIA] The Great Unknown : These narratives are true stories of my own life in the Australian Bush, 1888 – 1897.

    Cover: The Author L. O. D. Leederville, W.A. : G. W. Archer & Son, Printers [1930]. Duodecimo (130 x 105 mm), original printed brown wrappers (upper wrapper with a couple of stains and a very faint pencil inscription; lower wrapper with short edge tear), stapled; pp. 52, with 2 full-page illustrations; at the foot of …

  • # 12393

    MULLER, Elisabeth

    Le monde en estampes (deluxe coloured edition)

    Types et costumes des principaux peoples de l’univers. Paris : Bedelet, [c.1858]. Oblong quarto, polychrome cloth gilt (expertly rebacked), all edges gilt, 52 pp, with 24 hand coloured tinted lithographed plates; light foxing, but a very good copy. A finely illustrated study of the races of the world, with sections on the New Zealand Maori, Marquesas …

  • # 9262

    MÜLLER, Elisabeth

    Le monde en estampes. Types et costumes des principaux peoples de l’univers.

    Paris : Bédelet, n.d. [circa 1858]. Oblong quarto, original quarter black morocco over blind blocked black cloth boards (rubbed) with gilt lettering and design to upper board, spine with gilt lettering and ornament (softened at head and tail), all edges gilt, 52 pp, illustrated with lithographed vignettes + 24 tinted lithographed plates by J. Bocquin after …

  • # 35213

    RYAN, Judith; BATTY, Philip

    Tjukurrtjanu : origins of Western Desert art

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2011. Quarto, illustrated stiff wrappers, pp xvi, 312, richly illustrated in colour, map; small scratch to spine, else a fine copy. Superb catalogue which accompanied an exhibition presented by the National Gallery of Victoria in collaboration with the Papunya Tula Artists.