Performing Arts

  • # 42804

    SOUNDWAVE

    Soundwave 2011. Official program

    [Perth?] : Soundwave Festival, 2011. Duodecimo, illustrated wrappers, pp. [56], illustrated. Loosely enclosed : original concert ticket. Soundwave was a music festival founded by AJ Maddah which originated in Perth and toured other major Australian cities from 2007 – 2015. The 2011 edition saw international headliners Iron Maiden (UK), Queens of the Stone Age (USA), …

  • # 43113

    Madonna.

    Sex

    New York : Warner Books, 1992. First American Edition. Quarto, metal boards, spiral bound, title blindstamped to front board, decoration die-stamped to back board, with the CD and foil wrapper (showing handling marks), illustrated with sexually explicit photographs. A scarce copy of Madonna’s Sex, still sealed an unopened in the wrapper. .

  • # 42907

    HARRISON, George (1943 - 2001)

    I ME MINE

    Guildford (U.K.) : Genesis Publications, 1980. Octavo, original publisher’s brown half-leather with gilt-decorated guitar in black leather inlay to upper board, facsimile signature in gilt to lower board, ruled in gilt, spine in compartments with raised bands, contrasting black calf title label lettered in gilt, ruled in gilt with gilt decorated religions symbols, the brown …

  • # 43024

    BIONDO, Sam and PUGH, Rohan

    Skins ‘n’ Sharps. The forgotten subculture Melbourne 1971 to 1979.

    Melbourne : Skins ‘n’ Sharps, 2006. Quarto (295 x 210 mm), pictorial wrappers, staple bound, 14 pp (including wrappers), b/w and colour illustrations throughout; an as new copy. Superbly illustrated catalogue produced to accompany a low-key Melbourne exhibition staged in 2006, Skins ‘n’ Sharps. The catalogue contains many original photographs, previously unpublished, documenting the unique …

  • # 42724

    NORMAN, Karyl [performer and lyricist]; WEBER, Edwin J. [music]; BERRY, Hyatt (lyrics)

    [SHEET MUSIC] Nobody lied (when they said that I cried over you)

    New York : Jerome H. Remick & Co., 1922. Sheet music, cover illustration of Karyl Norman (aka George Francis Peduzzi) ‘The Creole Fashion Plate’ in full drag, pp. 6, owner’s name to upper panel, a fine copy. ‘Karyl Norman’ (1897 – 1947) was born in Baltimore, leaving home at the age of 16 and performing …

  • # 42821

    Various.

    [FEMINISM] Lip. Issue 7. 1982/3. A feminist arts journal.

    Melbourne : Women in the Visual Arts Collective, [1982].  Quarto, original wrappers (light handling marks), pp 89, b/w illustrations, a very good copy. ‘Lip is a collective of feminists who represent a wide range of political, social and cultural stances’ (p. 1) Lip was published in 8 issues from 1976 to 1984. This issue includes …

  • # 42820

    Various.

    [FEMINISM] Lip (1976)

    Melbourne : Women in the Visual Arts Collective, [October, 1976]. (First issue of this periodical). Quarto, original stiff wrappers covered in pink silk and printed in pink (a little marked); pp 44, b/w illustrations, lacking the double-page removable foldout with white doyly by artist Frances Phoenix (Budden) at centre, a good copy. ‘Lip is a …

  • # 42806

    SOUNDWAVE

    Soundwave 2015. Official program

    [Perth?] : Soundwave Festival, 2015. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. [64], illustrated, bottom edge unopened. Soundwave was a music festival founded by AJ Maddah which originated in Perth and toured other major Australian cities from 2007 – 2015. The 2015 edition (the final one) saw international headliners Faith No More (USA), Soundgarden (USA), Incubus (USA), Lamb …

  • # 31880

    NORTH, Gerry, et al.

    The night of your life. Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras (limited edition)

    Sydney : Rural and City Media Services, 1992. Quarto, full leather with pictorial inlay, glassine wrapper, corrugated card slipcase (some marks and a small chip), illustrated endpapers (a little foxed), presentation inscription, pp. 176, extensively illustrated. Limited to 4000 numbered copies, explanation slip for the design of the limited edition stamp loosely enclosed. The deluxe …

  • # 42805

    SOUNDWAVE

    Soundwave 2010. Official program

    [Perth?] : Soundwave Festival, 201-. Duodecimo, illustrated wrappers, pp. [72], illustrated. Loosely enclosed : original concert ticket. Soundwave was a music festival founded by AJ Maddah which originated in Perth and toured other major Australian cities from 2007 – 2015. The 2011 edition saw international headliners Faith No More (USA), Jimmy Eat World (USA), Jane’s …

  • # 41963

    GESANG VEREINS "GERMANIA" (BRISBANE)

    [GERMAN COMMUNITY IN QUEENSLAND] Ball und Stiftungsfeier des Gesang Vereins Germania, in School of Arts, Brisbane, Montag, 20th September, 1875. Eintritt 7/6.

    [=Ball and foundation ceremony of the “Germania” Choral Society … Admission. The Committee]. Brisbane, Qld. : Cleghorn, printer, 1875. Admission ticket, 59 x 91 mm, printed recto only on buff card; the ticket is numbered in manuscript ’38’, and beside the word Eintritt (Admission) is written the price 7/6; the ticket was initialed by the seller C.H.; verso …

  • # 41964

    GERMAN GLEE CLUB (BRISBANE)

    [GERMAN COMMUNITY IN QUEENSLAND] Old School of Arts. Masquerade Ball, under the auspices of the German Glee Club, Monday, April 19, 1880. No admittance without a mask before 12 o’clock. Doors open at 8 o’clock. Lady’s Ticket. 2&6d.

    [Brisbane, Qld. : s.n., 1880]. Admission ticket, 75 x 113 mm, printed recto only on orange card; the ticket is numbered in manuscript ‘123’, along with the price 2/6, and is signed lower left by the Club’s Hon. Secretary, J. Bauman; verso blank; fine condition. [TOGETHER WITH] Gentleman’s Ticket to the same ball, numbered 149, with the price …

  • # 42757

    BIG DAY OUT

    Big Day Out Summer 2010 Festival Guide

    [Sydney?] : Big Day Out, 2010. Duodecimo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 132, illustrated, a very good copy. Event guide for the Big Day Out music festival, which was staged in Auckland, Gold Coast, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth in January/February 2010. It featured Australian and international acts including Powderfinger, Lily Allen, Hilltop Hoods, Kasabian, Muse, Dizzee …

  • # 42756

    BIG DAY OUT

    Big Day Out Version .09. Program Manual

    [Sydney?] : Big Day Out, 2009. Duodecimo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 124, illustrated, a very good copy. Event guide for the Big Day Out music festival, which was staged in Auckland, Gold Coast, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth in January/February 2009. It featured Australian and international acts including Arctic Monkeys, Sneaky Sound System, Birds of Tokyo, …

  • # 42911

    KAHAN, Louis

    Louis Kahan : great music makers

    With an introduction by Michael Shmith. Melbourne : Macmillan Art Publishing, 2005. Narrow folio, blind lettered cloth with inset illustration, pp. 144, illustrated. Completed over a 58-year period, The Great Music Makers series offers both an insight into the development of Kahan’s artistic practice and a visual record of some of the greatest music makers …

  • # 42319

    PARAMOUNT (SYDNEY)

    [CINEMA; SYDNEY] Press sheet : “The Blob”

    Sydney : Paramount Film Service Pty. Ltd., [1958]. Broadsheet, 315 x 255 mm, printed on both sides, illustrated; old horizontal fold, else fine. Press sheet for the Australian release of The Blob (1958), consistently voted as one of the worst science-fiction movies ever made. It was Steve McQueen’s first major role: note he is billed here as Steven …