Northern Territory

  • # 24386

    STROCCHI, Maria

    Ikuntji Tjuta : touring

    curated by Marina Strocchi for Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery. Campbelltown, NSW : Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery, 1999 .Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 28, illustrated. The exhibition is a selection of paintings by artists from the Ikuntji Women’s Centre at Haasts Bluff; artists include Alice Nampitjinpa, Narputta Nangala and Eunice Napanangka

  • # 24397

    EATHER, Michael; CORKHILL, Annette Robyn; BARING, Graham

    Dreamtime : zeitgenössische Aboriginal art / The dark and the light.

    18.05. – 30.09.2001. Klosterneuburg (Vienna) : Sammlung Essl, 2001. Large quarto (300 x 240 mm), pictorial card covers, 301 pp, colour illustrations, bibliography; parallel text in German and English. An as new copy. Superb catalogue produced to accompany an exhibition of contemporary Australian Indigenous art staged by the Essl Museum, Vienna.

  • # 24396

    MELGAR, Alfredo

    Tjukurrpa (Ensueños) : pitura aborigen del desierto australiano.

    Madrid : Galeria Alfredo Melgar, [1990]. Quarto (305 x 220 mm), publisher’s pictorial cloth covered boards in dust jacket, 154 pp, colour plates (some folding), maps. Parallel text in Spanish and English. A fine copy, with a title page presentation inscription by the Madrid gallery owner and publisher, Alfredo Melgar. Only two copies are recorded …

  • # 24395

    OLIVA, Achille Bonito


    Milano, Italy : Electa, 2001. Square quarto (275 x 225 mm), pictorial wrappers, 110 pp, illustrated in colour. Text in Italian and English. An as new copy. Catalogue for an exhibition of contemporary Central and Western Desert paintings and Arnhem Land sculpture, held at the Palazzo Bricherasi, Turin, Italy.

  • # 24394

    PERLEIN, Gilbert

    Peinture aborigène contemporaine des déserts du Centre et de l’Ouest australiens : collection Mark Cordella & Francis Missana : 9 novembre 2007 au 10 février 2008

    Nice : MAMAC, 2007. Large quarto (305 x 235 mm), pictorial card covers, 96 pp, illustrated throughout in colour, map. An as new copy. Catalogue of an exhibition of a major private collection of Central and Western Desert paintings held at the Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain in Nice, France. The only copy recorded in …

  • # 24389

    MELLOR, Doreen et al.

    Twenty-five years and beyond : Papunya Tula painting

    Adelaide : Flinders Art Museum, 1999. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 98, illustrated.

  • # 24385

    CARUANA, Wally and LENDON, Nigel (eds.)

    The painters of the Wagilag sisters story, 1937 – 1997

    Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 1997. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 174, illustrated. Exhibition of Aboriginal art and artists (Wally Caruana, Albert Djiwada, Nigel Lendon and Djon Mundine) from central and north eastern Arnhem Land, specifically concerning the creation story of the Wagilag sisters.

  • # 23857

    HAMBY, Louise

    Twined together : kunmadj njalehnjaleken

    Gunbalanya, N.T. : Injalak Arts and Crafts, 2005. Quarto, laminated pictorial boards in dustjacket, pp. xxiii; 256, extensively illustrated. This book is a guide for those with artistic, anthropological, linguistic, historical and fibre interests, providing insight into the previously unexplored complexities of fibre art from the region. Photographic essays feature collection, preparation, making and special …

  • # 24185

    MACDONALD, Alexander (1878-1939)

    In the land of pearl and gold : a pioneer’s wanderings in the backblocks and pearling grounds of Australia and New Guinea

    London : Blackie, 1907. First edition.  Octavo, gilt-illustrated cloth (spine faded), top edge gilt, a blank preliminary removed, frontispiece, pp. viii; [iv]; 318, occasional scattered foxing, else very good. The author’s adventures mining and pearling in Australia and New Guinea. Includes extensive racist commentary on indigenous Australians in central and northern Australia as well as …

  • # 24265

    GRAHAM-STEWART, Michael; McWHANNELL, Francis; DICKSON, Jonathan

    Bitter fruit : Australian photographs to 1963

    Melbourne : Michael Graham-Stewart, 2017. Quarto (285 x 230 mm), cloth boards in pictorial dust jacket, 280 pp, illustrated in colour throughout with hundreds of photographs documenting the collision of Indigenous Australian and European cultures; the photographs, ranging in date from the 1850s to the 1960s and taken in every region of Australia, represent some …

  • # 23858

    BRANDL, Eric Joseph

    Australian Aboriginal paintings in western and central Arnhem Land : temporal sequences and elements of style in Cadell River and Deaf Adder Creek art

    Canberra : Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, 1973. Folio, boards (lower edge silverfished) in dustjacket (lightly foxed), pp. 214, extensively illustrated. First edition. Summary (as per Trove) : p.1-36; Brief outline of country in Deaf Adder Creek &​ Cadell River area, first alien contacts, rock art as records of the past (present impossibility of dating), …

  • # 23777


    Sotheby’s Aboriginal Art. Melbourne, 26-27 July 2004.

    Melbourne : Sotheby’s, 2004. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), illustrated stiff wrappers, pp 3162, auction catalogue with 595 lots, most illustrated in colour; artefacts, bark paintings and contemporary Indigenous art; a very good copy.

  • # 23776


    Sotheby’s Aboriginal Art. Melbourne, 25 July 2005.

    Melbourne : Sotheby’s, 2005. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), illustrated stiff wrappers, pp 272, auction catalogue with 306 lots, all illustrated in colour; artefacts, bark paintings and contemporary Indigenous art; includes index of artists; a very good copy.

  • # 23712

    [NAMATJIRA, Albert, 1902-1959]

    [SIGNED BY ALBERT NAMATJIRA]. Tjukurpa palja Markaku (= the Gospel according to St. Mark in Pitjantjatjara).

    Adelaide : British and Foreign Bible Society, 1949. Small octavo (185 x 125 mm), original grey cloth over boards with black-lettered title to upper board, a significant inscribed copy, the front free-endpaper signed in full in fountain pen by renowned Arrernte artist Albert Namatjira; pp 105, a fine copy, inside and out, with a highly …

  • # 23392

    MORPHY, Howard; JONES, Rhys

    Eastern Arnhem Land Aboriginals today

    Sydney : Aboriginal Arts &​ Crafts, 1978. Kit comprising the following: 2 sound cassettes, 84 colour transparency slides, map (690 x 360 mm); lacks the 48 page booklet, otherwise complete and in good condition. The only complete examples of this important educational kit recorded in Australian collections are held by AIATSIS and the National Museum of …

  • # 23412

    FLYNN, John, Rev.

    The Inlander. A Quarterly Magazine dealing with National Interests from the Outbacker’s Point of View. Volume 1, nos. 1-3.

    Sydney : Home Mission Board of the Presbyterian Church of Australia, 1913-14. Vol. 1, no. 1, November 1913; vol. 1, no. 2, March 1914; vol. 1, no. 3, June 1914. Three individual issues, octavo, original pictorial wrappers (mild sunning and foxing), illustrated with photographic plates, maps; in good condition with occasional marginalia and some light …