South Australia

  • # 22192

    HANRAHAN, Barbara

    The Barbara Hanrahan memorial exhibition

    A State Library of South Australia exhibition 22 April – 20 June 1994. Adelaide : Libraries Board of South Australia, 1994. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 40, illustrated. Loosely enclosed : a brochure on historical walks of Hanrahan’s Thebarton.

  • # 20992

    ANDREWS, Rebecca

    Hans Heysen

    Adelaide : Art Gallery of South Australia, 2008. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 144, illustrated.

  • # 21120

    THIELE, Colin

    Heysen of Hahndorf

    Adelaide : Rigby, 1968 (1969 reprint). Octavo, boards in dustjacket, pp. [xii]; 320, illustrated.

  • # 21079

    ADAMS, Tate

    Diary of a vintage. The work cycle of the year 1979 at Wynns Coonawarra estate in South Australia.

    Depicted in twenty-six wood engravings and text by Tate Adams. With an Introduction by David Wynn. Melbourne : Lyre Bird Press, 1981. Small quarto, gilt-lettered burgandy cloth in matching slipcase (slightly marked), pp. xvi; 42; (2), illustrated with original wood-engravings by Tate Adams.Limited to 375 copies signed by the artist. Original invitation to the launch …

  • # 21762

    LEVESON, Sandra

    Sandra Leveson : decade of Sandra Leveson 1986 – 1996

    Adelaide : BMGArt, 1996. Quarto, silver card wrappers, [pp. 24], colour illustrations throughout. Exhibition catalogue with introduction by Helen Ivory and inscription by Danella L.

  • # 22009

    KEMPF, Franz

    Franz Kempf : Past & Present (Signed)

    Adelaide : [Kensington Gallery, 2006]. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, [pp. 16], colour illustrations throughout. Exhibition catalogue of 9 works with list of collections.

  • # 514

    TORRENS, Robert

    [NEW ZEALAND] Autograph letter signed by Robert Torrens, to Benjamin Hawes M.P., 1847

    Autograph letter signed by the political economist Robert Torrens (1780-1864). Single sheet, 180 x 105 mm. 7 Sloane Street, 1 April 1847; to Benjamin Hawes M.P. (under-secretary of state for the Colonies), explaining that enclosed is a copy of ‘the scheme for Emigration devised by Mr. Edward Gibbon Wakefield and Mr. Godley. I beg to …

  • # 22082

    CRESS, Fred

    Fred Cress : Saturday 23 September to Sunday 15 October 1995

    Adelaide : BMGArt, 1995. Quarto, embossed white wrappers, [pp. 24], illustrations throughout. Exhibition catalogue with 13 illustrated works, essay by Paul McGillick.

  • # 22071

    SIBLEY, Andrew

    Andrew Sibley : old saints and new icons ” Down Under”

    Adelaide : BMGART, 1996. Quarto, blue embossed wrappers, [pp. 24], some illustrations. Exhibition catalogue with short essay by Patrick Hutchings.

  • # 22045

    COSSEY, David

    Dreampower : art of contemporary aboriginal Australia

    Adelaide : Museum Art International Pty. Ltd., 1997. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 32, some colour illustrations. Exhibition catalogue of works by indigenous Australian artists. Introduction by David Cossey.

  • # 22044

    THOMPSON, Mark

    Skangaroovian funk : peculiar Adelaide ceramics 1968 – 1978

    Adelaide : Art Gallery Board fo South Australia, 1986. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, [pp. 20], some colour illustrations. Exhibition catalogue featuring work from Olive Bishop, Bill Clements, Aleks Danko, Margaret Dodd, Bert Flugelman, Paul Greenaway, Bill Gregory, Tim Moorhead, Bruce Nuske, Ron Rowe, Ian Smith and Mark Thompson.

  • # 22043

    JAMES, Diana

    Desart : Aboriginal art and craft centres of Central Australia

    Alice Springs : Desart, 1993. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp.45, colour illustrations and images throughout. Catalogue of art from indigenous art centres around Central Australia.

  • # 21649

    DAVITT, Michael

    [PRISONS] Life and progress in Australasia

    London : Methuen & Co., 1898. First edition. “Methuen’s Colonial Library”. Octavo, publisher’s blue cloth over boards (rubbed and lightly marked), spine lettered in gilt, later bookplate to first blank, gift inscription dated 1904 to half-title,  pp xx, 470 + 40 (publisher’s catalogue); 2 colour folding maps (a short edge tear to the first); foxing …

  • # 21577


    Adelaide and environs.

    Adelaide : Government Intelligence & Tourist Bureau, [c.1920]. Small square octavo, pictorial wrappers, [2] pp of text accompanied by a concertina-style foldout with 18 half tone photographic views, including a panoramic view of Piccadilly from Mount Lofty, Adelaide landmarks, Morialta Falls Reserve, Adelaide from Glen Osmond etc.; a good copy. Copies are recorded in three …

  • # 21563


    [HEYSEN] Blossom in “The Land of Sunshine” gift book.

    Hindmarsh [S. Aust.] : Whitefield’s Institute, 1930. Quarto, publisher’s cloth backed pictorial papered boards (lower board sunned), pp [65], with photographic plates, monochrome and bichrome drawings, and 2 colour plates of Hans Heysen paintings (the accompanying poems initialed in pencil ‘C.J.B.’ i.e. Constance Jean Bonython); internally very clean and sound, a fine copy. Muir 742. An …

  • # 21561

    PIRANI, Leila; CUNNIGHAM, Walter (illustrator)

    The old man river of Australia : a saga of the River Murray.

    by Leila Pirani ; illustrated by Walter Cunningham. Sydney : John Sands, [c.1955]. Second edition. Small quarto, publisher’s pictorial card in original illustrated dust jacket (front panel with large closed tear), vignette illustrations printed in green; internally clean and sound. Muir 6013.