Victoria

  • # 27102

    [BOXER, A. H.]

    The Boxer collection : modernism, Murrumbeena and Angry Penguins.

    Canberra : Nolan Gallery, 1981. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 16, illustrated. Illustrations of works by Boyd, Tucker, Blackman, Perceval, Williams, Dickerson et al.

  • # 27114

    [GILL, S. T.; CHEVALIER, Nicholas et al.]

    Victoria Illustrated. Second series, with descriptive letterpress

    Melbourne : Sands, Kenny & Co., and Sydney : Sands & Kenny, 1862. Oblong quarto, gilt-lettered cloth with elaborate gilt ornamentation and rules (neatly rebacked), all edges gilt, letterpress title page (tissue repairs to worn edges); engraved title page; 44 steel-engraved plates (including the title page), with accompanying descriptive letterpress text and interleaved guard sheets, …

  • # 27078

    GREGG, Simon

    “Grand Country”. Fred Williams in Gippsland.

    Sale, Vic. : Gippsland Art Gallery, 2019. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 40, illustrated. Printed in an edition of 500 copies. New copy. As one of the twentieth century’s most innovative and acclaimed artists, Fred Williams (1927-82) was an icon of Australian art. Williams revolutionised the way we see the natural environment through a distinctive …

  • # 27062

    KLINGENDER, Tim

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

    Melbourne : Sotheby’s, 2004. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), illustrated card covers, pp 316; auction catalogue with 595 lots, most illustrated in colour (1 folding plate); including works on paper by 19th century artists Tommy McRae and William Barak; Kimberley bark paintings by Charlie Numbulmoore, Wattie Karruwara and Paddy Djagween and engraved pearl shells by …

  • # 27051

    CABOURET, Mark R.

    The premier bird painter of the colonies : the early career of Neville Henry Cayley in Victoria

    Dissertatio inauguralis. Hawksburn, Vic. : Naturalistes et Chasseurs (Dr Mark Cabouret), December 2014. Edition limited to 200 copies. Quarto, pictorial laminated covers, pp x, 52, colour illustrations, with numerous folding plates, an as new copy, signed by the author. Meticulously researched and handsome in its design, Cabouret’s splendidly illustrated monograph on Cayley makes an important …

  • # 27019

    GREGG, Simon

    Spirits in the Bush: The Art of Gippsland

    Melbourne : Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2019. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 361, illustrated. New copy. ‘Spirits in the Bush surveys the art of Gippsland, from the colonial to the contemporary. This expansive, original and illuminating compendium leads readers on a journey through artistic and provincial history, interweaving the lives of residents and visitors. Collectively, it presents …

  • # 26814

    ROBERTSON-SWANN, Ron (1941 - )

    Vault, 1978 (2012)

    Painted stainless steel, 75cm length. Edition 8/12. An icon of Melbourne public art. ‘On 1st May 1980, Ron Robertson-Swann’s Vault made its way to Melbourne’s new City Square. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the sculpture’s installation. Almost immediately after its installation, the backlash against Vault was rife.  Journalists, cartoonists, and columnists, among others, surged to …

  • # 26862

    TOOTELL, E.

    E. Tootell’s Boots And Shoes : on the high wave of popularity

    Melbourne : printed by Varley Brothers for E. Tootell, circa 1900. Commercial lithograph printed in colour on six sheets, each measuring 75 x 102 cm, overall measurements 204 x 225 cm (if joined), a couple of old minor stains, a very good example. The image shows the six sheets digitally joined together. An enormous Federation-era …

  • # 24765

    Photographer / Publisher unknown.

    Album of Snowy and Broadrib Rivers, Croajingolong.

    [Victoria, Australia] : s.n., [1889?]. [Title from front cover]. Nineteenth century photograph album. Quarto (245 x 205 mm), original olive-green cloth over boards, the upper board with title and decorative border printed in gold (rubbed and stained), containing [32] albumen print photographs in identical 100 x 150 mm format, mounted in pairs on [9] leaves …

  • # 26934

    KING-SMITH, Leah (1957 - )

    Barak

    Type C photograph. 1020 x 1020 cm (image), in a black timber frame with Perspex by Chapman & Bailey. Number 3 from the first printing of the Patterns of connection series of 1991, printed in an unknown edition, the photographs not signed nor numbered, as issued. A second printing was completed in 2001 in an edition …

  • # 26945

    KING-SMITH, Leah (1957 - )

    King Billy

    Type C photograph. 1020 x 1020 cm (image), in a black timber frame with Perspex by Chapman & Bailey. Number 5 from the first printing of the Patterns of connection series of 1991, printed in an unknown edition, the photographs not signed nor numbered, as issued. A second printing was completed in 2001 in an edition …

  • # 26497

    FORDE, H. A.

    True gold : a tale of the diggings

    Illustrated by A. S. Cope, Esq. London : Church Extension Association, [1884?]. Octavo, illustrated cloth (canted, lightly rubbed and stained), hinges split, frontispiece (dated 1884) with tissue guard, pp. [iv]; 167, light handling marks, else very good. Rare children’s book set in Melbourne and the gold fields in the 1850s. Two examples recorded in Australian …

  • # 26833

    HUGH J. WARD THEATRES (MELBOURNE)

    [MELBOURNE] New Princess, The Theatre Beautiful. Hugh J. Ward presents “Tangerine”.

    Melbourne : Queen City Printers [for Hugh J. Ward Theatres, Pty. Ltd.], [1923]. Octavo, pictorial wrappers (lightly foxed), stapled, [16] pp, with photographic illustrations of entrepreneurs the Fuller Brothers and Hugh J. Ward, the principal cast members Mamie Watson, Mark Daly, May Beatty, Ireland Cutter, Ena Dale, Leyland Hodgson and June and Dorothy Roberts, dancers …

  • # 26830

    HUGH J. WARD THEATRES (MELBOURNE)

    [MELBOURNE] New Princess, The Theatre Beautiful. Hugh J. Ward presents “Little Nellie Kelly”.

    Melbourne : The Specialty Press [for Hugh J. Ward Theatres, Pty. Ltd.], [1923]. Octavo, pictorial wrappers, stapled, [16] pp, with photographic illustrations of entrepreneurs the Fuller Brothers and Hugh J. Ward, the principal cast members Mamie Watson, Mark Daly, May Beatty, Ireland Cutter, Ena Dale, Leyland Hodgson and June and Dorothy Roberts, dancers Hazel Harris …

  • # 26842

    MORGAN & ALLPORT

    Messrs. Money Wigram & Sons’ Line of Steam & Sailing Ships to Australia. 1878.

    London : Morgan & Allport (agents for Money Wigram & Sons), 1878. Single quarto sheet (265 x 200 mm), printed in red, blue and black on blue paper with vignette ensign of the shipping company at head; a sailing schedule set out in tabular form for Money & Wigram’s ships departing for Australia from South …

  • # 26994

    WRIGHT, John

    Overpainted photographic portrait of a beautiful young woman with ringlets. Ballarat, Victorian goldfields, circa 1865.

    Albumen print photograph with hand colouring, carte de visite format, 103 x 64 mm (mount), verso with imprint of John Wright, Artist, Sturt Street, Ballarat; the watercolour tinting has some mild surface rubbing and fading and there is a tiny abrasion near the top of the drapes, but the gold of the sitter’s brooch, locket chain …