Norman Lindsay & Family

  • # 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 chips …

  • # 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.

  • # 16775

    [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 …

  • # 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.

  • # 16381

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)


    Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1979. Large, thick folio (395mm tall) bound in gilt-decorated calf by the Dove Bindery, Melbourne, in a decorated and felt-lined clamshell box, illustrated endpapers, 292pp. profusely illustrated with Norman Lindsay illustrations, pale foxing to fore-edge, else very good. Limited to 527 copies signed and numbered by Jane Lindsay (the artist’s daughter). …

  • # 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.

  • # 14485

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Norman Lindsay’s ship models (signed presentation copy)

    Preface and commentary by Norman Lindsay, foreword by Douglas Stewart, photographed by Quinton F. Davis. Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1966. Quarto, gilt-decorated cloth in dustjacket (a little chipped, light tape marks to endpapers), 98pp illustrated with numerous photographs. Presentation copy, inscribed to Harry McPhee by Norman Lindsay, A scarce presentation copy of a book detailing …

  • # 14489

    LINDSAY, Norman; DYSON, Edward; JARDINE, Walter; et al.

    The Lone Hand : the National Australian monthly magazine. Vol. VIII, No. 48, April 1st, 1911

    Sydney : Printed and published by William Macleod for The Bulletin, 1911. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (by Norman Lindsay, cover detached with some rubbing, minor chipping on spine), pp. xvi; 441 – 528; xvii – liv, extensively illustrated in black and white by Norman Lindsay, Walter Jardine, and Alek Sass, with photographic illustrations throughout. With extensive …

  • # 14131

    MACKENZIE, Kenneth (1913-1955); LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Our earth

    With an original etching and 13 illustrations by Norman Lindsay. Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1937. Quarto, quarter cloth over gilt-lettered textured boards (a little worn)), 60 pp, tipped-in illustrations and vignettes by Lindsay, a couple of spots of foxing, else very good. The frontispiece is an original etching by Norman Lindsay, signed. Limited to …

  • # 13391

    LINDSAY, Lionel (1874-1961); LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    A consideration of the art of Ernest Moffitt

    Text by Lionel Lindsay. Melbourne : Atlas Press, 1899. Quarto, original wrappers with woodcut decorations by Norman and Lionel Lindsay (marked and rubbed), 40pp, with an original etching by Moffitt printed by Victor Cobb, black and white Lindsay decorations in the text, pictorial title and verso by Norman Lindsay. One of only 200 copies. This was …

  • # 13937

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969) and LINDSAY, Jack (1900-1990)

    A homage to Sappho

    Made by Norman and Jack Lindsay. London : The Fanfrolico Press, 1928. Limited to 70 signed copies. Quarto, vellum over bevelled boards with title and Lindsay decoration in gold, all edges gilt, 64 pp, illustrated with fifteen original etchings by Norman Lindsay, a fine copy. One of the finest Australian private press books, a beautiful …

  • # 13943


    Women in parliament by Aristophanes

    done into English by Jack Lindsay with illustrations by Norman Lindsay and a foreword by Edgell Rickword. London : The Fanfrolico Press, 1929. Folio, half blue morocco over gilt-lettered cloth (some chipping on edges), pp. [xvi]; 60, full page plates after Norman Lindsay. Limited to 500 copies signed and numbered by Jack Lindsay. Arnold 31.

  • # 13927

    LINDSAY, Jack and STEPHENSON, P.R. (editors)

    [LINDSAY]. The London Aphrodite.

    London: Fanfrolico Press, 1928-29. Tall octavo, gilt-lettered blue cloth, top edge gilt, pp. 496, with Norman Lindsay illustrations. Contains the six issues originally issued in wrappers.  Once the final edition in wrappers had been published, orders could be placed for the bound edition, originally sold for 15 shillings. The bound version was issued in blue …

  • # 13921

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Madam Life’s lovers

    A human narrative embodying a philosophy of the artist in dialogue form. With a gravure by the author. London : The Fanfrolico Press, 1929. Octavo, boards in illustrated dustjacket, gravure frontispiece by Norman Lindsay, pp 188, scattered foxing. A very good copy.

  • # 13919

    LINDSAY, Norman

    Petronius. A Revised Latin Text of the Satyricon.

    with the Earliest English Translation (1694), now first reprinted with an Introduction, together with one hundred illustrations by Norman Lindsay.  London : privately printed by Ralph Straus, 1910. Quarto, later full vellum, ruled in gilt, contrasting morocco title label to spine, card slipcase (sunned), top edge gilt, other edges uncut, 303 pp, one hundred black …

  • # 13718

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    The Magic Pudding

    Being the adventures of Bunyip Bluegum and his friends Bill Barnacle & Sam Sawnoff. Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1958. Octavo, illustrated boards (mild foxing) in illustrated dust jacket (a little sunned), pp 171, illustrated in colour and black and white; a few spots of foxing to the preliminaruies, but a very good copy of …

  • # 13711

    LINDSAY, Norman; HOPE, A.D.

    Siren and satyr : the personal philosophy of Norman Lindsay

    Introduced by A.D. Hope. Melbourne : Sun Books, 1976. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, 80 pp, illustrated in black and white and colour. A very good copy of this illustrated compendium of great Lindsay artworks.

  • # 13710

    CHAPLIN, Harry F.

    A Lindsay Miscellany (presentation copy for Douglas Stewart)

    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 …

  • # 13642

    LINDSAY, Norman.

    The Flyaway Highway (presentation copy for Margaret Coen, with drawing)

    Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1936. First edition. Large octavo, Lindsay decorated papered boards (some soiling, wear and fading), 120pp., scattered foxing (as usual), some short tears and creases, with numerous Lindsay illustrations. First edition of Lindsay’s second children’s book, the first being The Magic Pudding. Presentation copy from Norman Lindsay to close friend Margaret Coen, …

  • # 13495

    LAWSON, Henry; LINDSAY, Norman

    My army, o, my army!

    Sydney : Tyrrell's Limited, 1915. Quarto, illustrated cloth by Norman Lindsay (front board a little bowed, spine slightly discoloured), pp. 127, preliminaries and edges foxed, portrait frontispiece loose, related news clippings loosely enclosed. First edition, published in 1915 in paperback and hardback formats. The hardback edition, limited to 250 copies (this out of series).

  • # 13622

    LINDSAY, Norman.

    Norman Lindsay water colour book.

    Eighteen reproductions in colour from original watercolours with an appreciation of the medium by Norman Lindsay and a biographical survey of the artist's life and work by Godfrey Blunden. Sydney : The Springwood Press, 1939.  Quarto, blind embossed green cloth in original illustrated dustjacket (small stain), eighteen tipped-in colour plates, lower edge stained green as …