Sydney : Sydney Mail, 1934. Folio (405 mm tall), wonderful illustrated colour wrappers signed F. W. (lower wrapper defective), pp. 60, numerous advertisements, illustrated articles about society, fashion, a Royal Visit, golfing in Melbourne, an air disaster at Longreach, etc. A fine Australian art deco publication.
Sydney : Sydney Mail, 1934. Folio (405 mm tall), wonderful illustrated colour wrappers signed F. W., pp. 60, colour advertisements for Penfolds, Arnotts, N.S.W. Railways, full page colour illustration after Neville Cayley, half page colour reproduction after Percy Lindsay, illustrated articles about the regions of New South Wales, staples rusted else a very good copy. …
CROLL, Robert Henderson
Melbourne : Robertson & Mullens, 1939. Octavo, lettered green cloth, illustrated dustjacket (tape repait to head of spine), reproductions of bookplates on endpapers, pp. 188, photographic plates. Toning to endpapers and edges, a very good copy. Includes a caricature of Will Dyson by Norman Lindsay. The author’s reminiscences of bohemian life with artists, writers and …
DYSON, Edward (1865 - 1931)
Khaki Verse. Illustrations by Will Dyson, Ruby Lind, and George Dancey. Melbourne : Alex. M’Kinley & Co., 1919. Octavo, papered boards (marked, child’s name inscribed in crayon on lower board), pp. 131, tipped-in black and white plates. Printed in purple ink on brown paper due the ‘paper famine’ as noted by Dyson. The second collection …
[LINDSAY, Lionel], MENDELSSOHN, Joanna.
London: Chatto and Windus, 1988. Octavo, boards with illustrated duskjacket, 254 pp., preliminaries foxed. This is an insightful biography by Mendelssohn on life and work of Lionel Lindsay and the Lindsay family. There are numerous illustrations of watercolours, etchings and wood engravings as well as photos of the Lindsays.
[Sydney] : [Australian Gallery Directors Council], c1981. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (a little rubbed), [pp. 60], illustrations of prints throughout, some colour. Catalogue from an exhibition of the print collection of the Ballarat Fine Art Gallery. Artists include Napier Waller, Ethel Spowers, Eveline Syme, Horace Brodzky, Nutter Buzzacott, Noel Counihan, Lionel Lindsay, Norman Lindsay, Ernest Moffitt, …
HOFF, Raynor, LINDSAY, Norman and others
Sydney : Sydney Technical College, 1931. Quarto, boards in illustrated paper wrappers (edges chipped), 48 pp., illustrated with numerous art deco designs, illustrations and tipped-in colour plates. Limited to 1000 copies, this is number 810, signed by Eileen McGrath, Rayner Hoff and E. H. O’Shea. Contributions by Norman Lindsay, Raynor Hoff and others, a fine …
Melbourne : Macmillan, 1979. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (edges rubbed), 150 pp. illustrated. Signed and inscribed on the endpaper by author and curator Lin Bloomfield. A very good presentation copy.
[Roseville, N.S.W.] : Beagle Press in conjunction with the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1995. First edition. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (small crease lower wrapper), 120 pp, illustrated in colour and black and white, with short essays by Robert Holden and Helen Glad. A superb pictorial survey of the art and private world of the …
Creswick [Vic.] : Creswick Museum, 2013. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. , illustrated. A study of the Lindsays, Creswick’s most notable artistic family.
Melbourne : Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2011. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, pp. 143, illustrated. The only substantive biography on this talented and under-recognised painter. New copy. Christopher Menz (Director of the Art Gallery of South Australia 2005-10) reviewed the book in the June 2011 issue of Australian Book Review (ABR): ‘Until now, Percy Lindsay has lacked a …
LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)
Published in two volumes, with an introduction by Daniel Thomas, comments on Norman Lindsay’s etching technique and a catalogue and notes. Edited by Douglas Stewart. Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1973. Two volumes, folio, quarter crushed morocco over gilt-lettered buckram (very light wear), original card slipcase (one short split), unpaginated, two hundred full page plates …
Sydney Ure Smith
Edited by Sydney Ure Smith & Leon Gellert. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1930. Octavo, pictorial card wrappers, staples rusted, 64pp, illustrated with tipped-in colour plates, plus b/w plates, a very good copy (some loss/splitting on spine). The special edition highlights the works of Norman Lindsay. Includes an interview with Norman Lindsay by Kenneth Slessor. …
Auction prospectus for a sale held by J.R. Lawson, Auctioneer, 196 Castlereagh Street. Sydney : Farmer & Company, . Octavo, single folded sheet (4 pp), (faint vertical crease). The prospectus includes discussion of the sale history of ‘Golden Summer’, the price escalation of Streeton’s works, and comment on the works by Norman Lindsay and Charles …
Barnett, P. Neville
Pictorial book-plates : their origin and their use in Australia (with original prospectus, the Mackaness copy)
Sydney: The Beacon Press, 1931. Octavo, gilt-lettered decorative cloth, 144pp., with numerous original and reproduced bookplates by notable Australian artists including Sydney Long (original etching), Sydney Ure Smith, Adrian Feint, John Godson, Gayfield Shaw, Tom Roberts, Lionel Lindsay, Norman Lindsay, Perrotet, etc. Printed at the Beacon Press. The standard edition, limited to 300 signed copies. …
Melbourne : Sun Books, 1976. First edition. Quarto, pictorial laminated card covers (edges rubbed, previous owner’s wetstamp to title page), 80 pp, illustrated in colour and black and white, light foxing. Margaret Preston image upper wrapper. Includes work by Lionel Lindsay, Thea Proctor, Raymond McGrath, Ethel Spowers, Eric Thake, Hirschfield Mack etc. Presentation copy, inscribed …