Western Australia

  • # 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 …

  • # 24366

    CROFT, Brenda et al.

    Indigenous art : Art Gallery of Western Australia

    Edited by Brenda L. Croft; essays by Michael A. O’Ferrall and Brenda L. Croft. Perth, W.A. : Art Gallery of Western Australia, 2001. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 112, illustrated (some folding). This book offers a window into the indigenous art collection in the Art Gallery of WA. Through comprehensive essays by past and present staff …

  • # 24364

    Yarnangu ngaanya : our land – our body

    a touring exhibition from the Warburton Community. Perth : Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, 1993. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 90, illustrated, CD enclosed (Turlku : ritual songs by the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Pintubi people).

  • # 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 …

  • # 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.

  • # 23778


    Sotheby’s. The John McCaffrey Collection of Kimberley Art. Sydney, 28 July 2003

    Melbourne : Sotheby’s, 2003. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), illustrated card covers, pp 104, auction catalogue with 71 lots, most illustrated in colour; including works on paper by Indigenous artists from the Kimberley region of Western Australia, decorated coolamons, boomerangs and spearthrowers, and boab nuts carved by Jack Wherra; a very good copy.

  • # 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 …

  • # 23398


    State Sawmills of Western Australia. Wholesale jarrah price list. October, 1937.

    Melbourne : R.S. Couche & Co. Pty. Ltd., [1937]. Duodecimo, printed grey wrappers, staple bound, [8] pp, a fine copy. Appears unrecorded in Australian collections.

  • # 23399


    The Kauri Timber Co. Ltd. Melbourne wholesale list-net. July, 1937.

    Melbourne : Sands & McDougall Pty. Ltd., Printers, [1937]. Duodecimo, printed blue wrappers, staple bound, 20 pp, a fine copy. Includes prices for both New Zealand kauri and Western Australian jarrah. Appears unrecorded in Australian collections.

  • # 23425

    DURACK, Mary; DURACK, Elizabeth (llustrator)


    Sydney : The Bulletin, 1936. Small quarto, publisher’s cloth backed pictorial papered boards (lightly marked), pp 160, light foxing to edges and preliminaries, with line illustrations by Elizabeth Durack; a good copy. Stories of Aboriginal life in Western Australia written in the style for children.

  • # 23787


    Western Australian artists in residence (signed copy)

    Perth. : Sandpiper Press, 1995. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (creased), signed on the title page by Woldendorp and Stringer, unpaginated Artists include Brian Blanchflower, Douglas Chambers, Julie Downling (signed by her on her page), David Jones, Robert Juniper, Howard Taylor, et al. Limited to 500 copies.

  • # 23258

    [MANNING & KNIGHT, attributed]

    Noongar men, southwest Western Australia, circa 1868.

    Albumen print photograph, 59 x 82 mm, laid down on a piece cut from a 19th century album page, contemporary caption in pencil beneath image: ‘Australian Natives armed with boomerangs’; the print is slightly faded but otherwise is in very good condition. The attribution to the Perth-based photographic partnership of Manning & Knight is based …