Norman Lindsay & Family

  • # 17570

    [LINDSAY]. BLOOMFIELD, Lin (ed.).

    Norman Lindsay: Oil Paintings 1889-1969 (standard edition)

    Bungendore: Odana Editions, 2006. Quarto, pictorial boards in dustjacket, 308pp. The most substantial book produced on Lindsay’s oil paintings. Over a period of eighty years Australian artist Norman Alfred Williams Lindsay (1879-1969) painted in oils. Apart from the classical portraits and single figure nudes Lindsay painted from life, he garnered the content of his oils …

  • # 17626

    Sydney Ure Smith

    Art in Australia. A Quarterly Magazine. Third Series, Number Eighteen.

    Edited by Sydney Ure Smith & Leon Gellert. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1924. Octavo, pictorial card wrappers (minor sunning on spine), 80pp, illustrated with tipped-in colour plates, plus b/w plates, an extremely fine copy. Includes essay by William Moore on The Year’s Etching; essay by J.S. McDonald on Some Victorian Landscape Painters. Illustrations by …

  • # 17618

    Sydney Ure Smith

    Art in Australia. A Quarterly Magazine. Third Series, Number Sixty.

    Edited by Sydney Ure Smith & Leon Gellert. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1935. Octavo, pictorial card wrappers, 86pp, illustrated with tipped-in colour plates, plus b/w plates, spine with light sunning. Features essay on Lionel Lindsay’s book on Charles Keene, Will Ashton and Arthur Streeton, among others. Also includes colour and black and white plates …

  • # 17617

    Sydney Ure Smith

    Art in Australia. A Quarterly Magazine. Third Series, Number Twenty.

    Edited by Sydney Ure Smith & Leon Gellert. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1927. Octavo, pictorial card wrappers, 88pp, illustrated with tipped-in colour plates, plus b/w plates, an extremely fine copy. Includes various essays and literary pieces; and an essay by Margaret Preston entitled ‘Colour;. Illustrations by Streeton, Young, Leist, Feint, Will Ashton, Fizelle, et …

  • # 17615

    Sydney Ure Smith

    Art in Australia. A Quarterly Magazine. Third Series, Number Thirty-Seven. Longstaff Number

    Edited by Sydney Ure Smith & Leon Gellert. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1931. Octavo, pictorial card wrappers, 72pp, illustrated with tipped-in colour plates, plus b/w plates, a fine copy. A special edition focussing on the Life and works of Sir John Longstaff. Includes essay by J.S. McDonald on Longstaff’s art; biography of Longstaff by …

  • # 17556

    LINDSAY, Jack

    Faces and places. With drawings by Norman Lindsay

    Toronto : Basilike, 1974. Octavo, quarter cloth with lettered label on spine over marbled papered boards, faint foxing to endpapers, Norman Lindsay illustrations. Limited to 350 copies.

  • # 17395

    LINDSAY, Lionel (1874-1961)

    Bookplate for Keith Wingrove

    Woodcut engraving, 80 x 55 mm; created 1958. Signed in the image.

  • # 17084

    O’FERRALL, Ernest; LINDSAY, Lionel

    The Adventures of Chunder Loo

    Illustrated by Lionel Lindsay. Sydney: Blyth & Platt, 1915 Quarto, illustrated card boards (lightly creased), cloth spine, light handling marks but overall a very good copy of one of Lionel Lindsay’s rarest books. The adventures of Chunder Loo is a collection of humorous verses penned by O’Ferrall and illustrated by Lindsay first published as advertisements for …

  • # 17076

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Norman Lindsay’s Book : No. 1 & No. 2

    Sydney : New South Wales Bookstall Co. Ltd., 1912 – 1915. Two volumes (complete), quarto, illustrated wrappers (slightly creased else fine), pp. 108; 112, extensively illustrated by Lindsay. A rare complete set of Lindsay’s ephemeral books, with stories and contributions by Edward Dyson, C. J. Dennis, Norman Lindsay, Louis Stone, all illustrated by Norman Lindsay. …

  • # 16748

    BARRETT, Charles (1879-1959)

    From range to sea. A bird lover’s ways.

    Melbourne : T.C. Lothian, 1907. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers designed by Ruby Lind (spine with cloth repair), previous owner’s bookplate inside front cover, photographic frontispiece, pp. 63, including numerous photographic illustrations by A.H.E. Mattingley; some mild foxing, mostly confined to preliminaries and edges. A charming art nouveau image by Ruby Lind graces the front panel …

  • # 17250

    [LINDSAY]. BLOOMFIELD, Lin (ed.).

    Norman Lindsay: Oil Paintings 1889-1969 (deluxe edition)

    Bungendore: Odana Editions, 2006. Quarto, full leather in leather slipcase, 308pp., Limited to 550 copies which only 500 are for sale. Signed by the author and curator Lin Bloomfield. Contains an original photograph of the Norman Lindsay painting ‘The Vanities’. As new, mint copy. The most substantial book produced on Lindsay’s oil paintings.

  • # 16945

    LINDSAY, Daryl.

    The leafy tree. My family.

    Melbourne : Cheshire, 1965. Octavo, boards in dust jacket (pen scribbles), 198 pp, illustrated. Daryl’s account of his family history.

  • # 17097

    LINDSAY, Jack

    Life rarely tells. An autobiographical account ending in the year 1921 and situated mostly in Brisbane, Queensland.

    London : The Bodley Head, 1958. Octavo, boards in illustrated dustjacket (price clipped, spine darkened), pp. 224. The first volume of autobiography from Jack Lindsay, founder of The Fanfrolico Press and son of Norman Lindsay.

  • # 17081

    MACKANESS, George

    Bibliomania. An Australian book collector’s essays

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1965. Octavo, cloth in dustjacket, pp. 199, illustrated. Includes chapters on collecting Norman Lindsay and other subjects.

  • # 16750

    LINDSAY Norman (1879 - 1969)

    Creative effort. An essay in affirmation.

    London : Cecil Palmer, 1924. First U.K. edition. Octavo, cloth bound boards with paper title label to spine, tipped in Norman Lindsay illustration to front pastedown, front free endpaper with original owner’s inscription, edges uncut, pp. 292, later ex libris to rear pastedown; a fine copy. Lindsay’s philosophies on art and life.

  • # 14471

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    The Magic Pudding

    : Being the adventures of Bunyip Bluegum and his friends Bill Barnacle & Sam Sawnoff. Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1918. Quarto, quarter cloth over papered boards (small water stain along bottom 2 cm of lower board, touching last couple of pages), lettered in gilt on the spine, in fine original illustrated dust jacket (small …

  • # 16927

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Norman Lindsay favourite etchings

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1977. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, light foxing to fore edge, introduction by Daniel Thomas, essay by Norman Lindsay, 100 sepia plates printed recto only. A very good copy.

  • # 16946


    The world of Norman Lindsay (signed copy)

    Melbourne : Macmillan, 1979. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (spine slightly sunned), 150 pp. illustrated. Signed on the endpaper by author and curator Lin Bloomfield.

  • # 16924

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    [LINDSAY]. Tales from the Heptameron of Marguerite of Navarre.

    Twenty-eight pen drawings by Norman Lindsay. With an introduction by A. D. Hope. Melbourne University Press, 1976. Quarto, faux leather in dustjacket, 154pp. with Lindsay reproductions. Limited to 1000 numbered copies.

  • # 16921

    MENDELSSOHN, Joanne.

    The art of Sir Lionel Lindsay. Volume 1 : Woodcuts, and Volume II : Etchings (complete in two parts)

    Volume 1 : Woodcuts. Sydney : Copperfield Publishing, 1982. Folio, embossed green leather, pp. 180, illustrated throughout. Limited to 300 numbered copies signed by the publishers. Original prospectus enclosed. Volume II : Etchings. Sydney : Copperfield Publishing, 1987. Folio, two volumes (Parts A & B), gilt-lettered cloth, in matching slipcase, pp. 164; 328, illustrated throughout. …

  • # 16525

    GELLERT, Leon (1892-1977); LINDSAY, Norman (1876-1969)

    The Isle of San

    A phantasy by Leon Gellert with five original etchings by Norman Lindsay. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1919. Folio, quarter-vellum over green cloth (a few light marks), pp 139 with initials printed in red, frontispiece portrait after an etching by Lindsay, five original large etchings with lettered tissue-guards by Norman Lindsay, each signed in full …

  • # 16469

    LAWSON, Henry (1867-1922); LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    [LINDSAY] Humorous verses by Henry Lawson.

    Melbourne : E. W. Cole, 1906. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers with whimsical illustration by Norman Lindsay, inside front wrapper with later ex libris, pp. viii, 125-244, 32 pages of publisher’s advertisements; foxing to preliminaries and edges, but a very good copy.

  • # 16034

    McCRAE, Hugh; LINDSAY, Norman

    Idyllia (presentation copy for Rose McCrae)

    [Sydney]: N.L. Press, [1922]. Large quarto (418 x 355mm) bound in white calf over white papered boards with Norman Lindsay decoration in gold and red (soiled), 35pp. with Lindsay decorations in black highlighted with gilt, further illustrated with five large original Norman Lindsay etchings with titled tissue guards tipped-in, each signed and numbered by the …

  • # 16242

    LINDSAY, Lionel (1874-1961)

    Discobolus and other verse

    Melbourne : F.W. Cheshire [printed at The Hawthorn Press], 1959. Edition limited to 350 copies (this is copy no. 339). Small quarto, olive cloth boards (slightly bowed), spine with gilt lettering, pp 68, [1], numerous reproductions of Lionel Lindsay wood-engravings, contents fine, in original but defective slipcase (lacking top edge, bottom edge with extensive tape …

  • # 16297

    LINDSAY, Jack

    Dionysos : Nietzsche contra Nietzsche : an essay in lyrical philosophy

    /​ by Jack Lindsay ; and a foreword by R. L. Hall. London : Fanfrolico Press, [1928]. Limited edition of 500 numbered and signed copies (number 189). Quarto, publisher’s blue cloth boards (rubbed) with gilt stamped Norman Lindsay design, fore-edge and lower edge uncut, xi, 243 pp, [11] plates (including one illustration by Norman Lindsay), …

  • # 16218

    LINDSAY, Norman

    The Magic Pudding

    Being the adventures of Bunyip Bluegum and his friends Bill Barnacle & Sam Sawnoff. Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1948. Octavo, illustrated blue cloth in original dustjacket (a few chips and tears), pp. 170 with numerous Lindsay illustrations, some in colour.

  • # 16041

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Paintings in oil. Norman Lindsay (deluxe edition)

    Fourteen reproductions in colour from original oil paintings, and 16 half-tone plates reproduced in black and white; with essays by Douglas Stewart and Norman Lindsay. Sydney : The Shepherd Press, 1945. Quarto, gilt-stamped papered boards in decorated paper dustjacket, colour and black and white plates, in the original slipcase. Some very light handling marks, a …

  • # 16247


    Lionel Lindsay. An exhibition of watercolours painted during his recent European tour

    Adelaide : Preece’s Gallery, 1928. Octavo, lettered wrappers, pp. 16, 4 colour and black & white plates tipped in, essay by Hans Heysen, catalogue of 65 works painted in Spain, Holland, Italy, France and England, all priced, some foxing, otherwise fine.

  • # 16219

    McCRAE, Hugh

    Colombine. With XI illustrations by Norman Lindsay. (With autograph letter signed by Hugh McCrae).

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson Ltd., 1920. Limited to 1000 copies. Quarto, papered boards with cloth spine, 53 pp., 11 tipped-in plates by Norman Lindsay, a very good copy with some light marks to the boards and moderate foxing to endpapers and outer edges of leaves, the front free endpaper with an autograph letter (4 …

  • # 16295

    LINDSAY, Norman

    The scribbling of an idle mind

    Melbourne : Lansdowne Press, 1966. Octavo, boards in illustrated dust jacket. Deluxe edition, limited to 350 copies signed by Lindsay. The personal reflections and thoughts of Lindsay.

  • # 16296

    [LINDSAY, Ruby]. "Celt"

    The cynic’s autograph book, [WITH:] The cynic’s autograph book No. 2 : Illustrations by Ruby Lind

    London : Gay & Hancock, 1913 (the first book in seventh edition). Two volumes, duodecimo, decorated boards (fine), pp. 96; 95, illustrations. All published in the series. Each volume book of pithy phrases with space for supporters to sign their autograph. The first volume is illustrated by several artists while the second book is illustrated …

  • # 16214


    Norman Lindsay Watercolours 1897 – 1969

    Bungendore : Odana Editions, 2003. Quarto, pictorial boards in illustrated dustjacket (light wear, a short tear sealed with tape), 312 pp. extensively illustrated with colour plates, notes and commentary on Lindsay’s artworks and techniques. The standard edition, limited to 500 copies, a de luxe edition was also produced. Both editions sold out almost immediately, and …

  • # 16229

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Pen Drawings. Norman Lindsay

    Sydney : Arthur McQuitty & Co., 1924. Edition limited to 500 numbered copies, signed in full by Norman Lindsay. Folio, quarter vellum over papered boards, upper board with gilt device and gilt-lettered vellum inlay (boards lightly foxed, spine with chipping, softened at head and with small loss at tail), unpaginated, foreword by Francis Crossle, illustrated with …

  • # 16217

    LINDSAY, Norman, 1879-1969

    The pen drawings of Norman Lindsay (deluxe edition)

    Special number of Art in Australia. Edited by Sydney Ure Smith & Bertram Stevens. Sydney: Angus & Robertson Ltd., 1918. Quarto, quarter cloth over papered boards (some wear to the joints, loss to corner of paper on front board), photographic frontispiece, 55 tipped-in plates, a couple with corners creased. Limited to 200 copies signed by …

  • # 16216

    [LINDSAY]. STEWART, Douglas

    Shipwreck. A poetic Drama.

    With 23 black and white drawings and 5 colour plates by Norman Lindsay. Sydney: The Shepherd Press, 1948. Quarto, gilt-lettered imitation leather, original glassine wrapper, Lindsay illustrations throughout. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies, signed by Stewart and Lindsay. An excellent copy.

  • # 15969

    LINDSAY, Lionel (1874-1961)


    Lionel Lindsay’s handwritten draft for an article on French artist Henri Fantin-Latour, published in Art in Australia, Series 3, No. 8, 1924. Manuscript in pen on rectos of [5] sheets, large octavo (170 x 200 mm), signed at the foot of the text ‘Lionel Lindsay’; old fold lines, clean and complete.

  • # 15955

    LINDSAY, Norman

    Norman Lindsay’s exhibition of water colours, pen drawings and etchings

    Adelaide : Preece’s Gallery, 1924. Quarto, lettered wrappers, pp. 8, tipped-in plate. Rare.

  • # 15951

    LINDSAY, Norman

    The Etched Work of Norman Lindsay. (1926)

    Melbourne: The Fine Art Society, 1926. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, 8pp., tipped-in black and white plate. Includes a two page appreciation of Lindsay’s work. Rare.

  • # 15719

    LINDSAY, Norman et al.

    The Lone Hand : The Australian Monthly Vol. VII, No. 38, June 1st, 1910

    Sydney : Printed and published by William Macleod for The Bulletin, 1910. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (illustrated by Norman Lindsay, some creasing), spine fragile with some splitting, pp. xvi; 89 – 176; [li], extensively illustrated in black and white by Norman Lindsay, B.E. Minns, Lionel Lindsay, Sydney Smith et al. With extensive advertisements at front and back, verse …

  • # 15763

    LINDSAY, Jane

    Portrait of Pa. Norman Lindsay at Springwood

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1973. Octavo, boards in dustjacket, pp. 190. illustrated. First edition. Jane Lindsay’s recollections of her father Norman Lindsay.

  • # 15679

    [LINDSAY]. McCRAE, Hugh.

    Satyrs & Sunlight: Silvarum Libri. With pictures and decorations by Norman Lindsay.

    Sydney : John Sands Ltd, 1909. Folio, quarter vellum and decorated papered boards (light wear, edges rubbed), pp. [xvi]; 149; [5], twenty-one full page plates and numerous vignette illustrations; scattered foxing, Lindsay illustration from a magazine tipped on to p. [iv]. Limited to 130 copies, signed and numbered by McCrae. The plates include eight tipped-in …

  • # 15424

    Melba’s gift book of Australian art and literature

    Melbourne : George Robertson, c. 1915. Quarto, lettered cloth, pp. 176, colour and black white plates. Fundraising book from the Great War “The entire profits from the sale of this book will be devoted by Madam Melba to the Belgian Relief Fund”. Literary contributors include Ethel Turner, Henry Lawson, Tarella Quin, Dorothea Mackellar, Edward Vidler, …

  • # 15942

    CHAPLIN, Harry F.

    A Lindsay Miscellany. Norman, Lionel, Ruby, Philip & Mary and other members of the family.

    First editions, inscribed copies, autograph letters, manuscripts and other material associated with the lives and work based on the collection of and annotated by Harry F. Chaplin. Sydney : Wentworth Books, 1978. Quarto, textured wrappers, pp. 125, portrait frontispiece of Ruby Lindsay, detailed catalogue with lengthy personal annotations of the unique Chaplin collection.

  • # 14881

    LINDSAY, Jack; LINDSAY, Norman

    Lysistrata By Aristophanes (Hugh McCrae’s copy of the deluxe edition)

    Done into English verse by Jack Lindsay with illustrations and decorations by Norman Lindsay. Sydney: Fanfrolico Press, 1925. Quarto, quarter blue morocco over gilt-illustrated papered boards (edges rubbed), manuscript note tipped-on to the front free endpaper by Hugh McCrae, Lindsay illustrations in the text and 4 large tipped-in plates by Norman Lindsay on peach coloured …

  • # 14786

    DICKENS, Charles; LINDSAY, Norman

    Great Expectations (deluxe edition of 38 copies)

    With forty-six illustrations by Norman Lindsay. Sydney : The Shepherd Press, 1947. Thick octavo, gilt-lettered crushed morocco (edges slightly rubbed), original glassine, top edge gilt pp. 520, Norman Lindsay illustrations, a number of which are pasted in. The deluxe edition, in a special leather binding, limited to 38 copies, printed on thicker paper. Rare. 

  • # 14790

    [LINDSAY, Norman]. McCRAE, Hugh

    Satyrs and Sunlight (presentation copy for Margaret Coen)

    Being the collected poetry of Hugh McCrae. Illustrated and decorated by Norman Lindsay, with an introduction by Thomas Earp. London : The Fanfrolico Press, 1928. Quarto, full crushed morocco with gilt decoration (rubbed and worn, spine faded, leather liftin on lower board), top edge gilt, other edges uncut, pp. 175, numerous full page plates after …

  • # 15920

    Eight Poems of Youth

    Monash University: The Ancora Press, 1996. Quarto, marbled paper wrappers with title-label, 16pp. hand-printed of Lindsay’s poems. Introduction by John Arnold. Hand-printed and bound in an edition of 100 numbered copies.

  • # 14665

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    The Magic Pudding : the adventures of Bunyip Bluegum

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson, [1935]. [Fourth edition]. Quarto, printed blue papered boards, original pictorial dustjacket (creased and chipped, old tape repairs verso), edges and preliminaries foxed, [167] pp, illustrated in black and white, colour frontispiece. Muir 4266

  • # 12931


    The complete works of Gaius Petronius

    Done into English by Jack Lindsay with one hundred illustrations by Norman Lindsay. Comprising the Satyricon and Poems. London : Fanfrolico Press, [1927]. Quarto, half-vellum stained red over marbled boards (light wear, spine sunned), top edge gilt, others uncut, a very good copy with 100 Lindsay illustrations. Limited to 650 copies, this copy out of …

  • # 14647

    LINDSAY, Norman

    An Australian Bird Calendar

    Written by E. S. Emerson. Illustrated by Norman Lindsay. Melbourne : George Robertson & Company, n.d. [c. 1910]. Octavo, early twentieth century gilt-lettered crushed morocco, bound retaining the original illustrated wrappers highlighted in silver, pp. [16], illustrated throughout after Norman Lindsay.