• # 43080

    MACQUEEN, Kenneth (1897 - 1960)

    Making it modern : the watercolours of Kenneth Macqueen

    Brisbane, Qld. : Queensland Art Gallery, 2007. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 160, illustrated. A fine copy. A leading Australian modernist, Kenneth Macquee (1897-1960) was one of the most distinctive watercolourists of his generation. This publication features watercolours as well as artist sketchbooks and family photographs, and includes contributions from emininent scholars in the fields …

  • # 42907

    HARRISON, George (1943 - 2001)


    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 …

  • # 43078

    [BANKS, Sir Joseph]

    Íslandsleiðangur Sir Joseph Banks 1772-2022 | 250 ár

    Reykjavik : Landsbókasafn Íslands – Háskólabókasafn, 2022. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 36, extensively illustrated. Catalogue for an exhibition held at the National Library of Iceland in 2022 celebrating the 250th anniversary of Joseph Banks’ famous voyage to and scientific recording of the island.

  • # 42846

    DU RIETZ, Rolf E.

    Swansea : Swedish printed books and articles relating to Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea, Hawaii, and the Pacific Ocean with its islands : an open-ended bibliographical inventory

    Uppsala : Dahlia Books in association with Center for Bibliographical Studies, 1995. Part 1 (all published?). Edition limited to 300 copies. Large quarto (295 x 210 mm), publisher’s wrappers, pp. 58; text in English (with book and article titles in Swedish); a fine copy, with a signed presentation inscription by the author on the front …

  • # 43077

    [MEESON, Dora]

    Shimmering light : Dora Meeson and the Thames (Criss Canning’s copy)

    Castlemaine, Victoria : Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Society, 2013. Quarto; illustrated laminated covers; 71 pp; colour illustrations. A comprehensive exhibition monograph exploring Meeson’s art and political activism. Edition of 400 numbered copies (this is no. 74). Dora Meeson (1869-1955) was an Australian expatriot painter and women’s suffrage advocate who based herself in London. Signed …

  • # 43076

    [DAWS, Lawrence]. BRUCE, Candice

    Lawrence Daws : asylum in Eden (signed presentation copy for Criss Canning)

    Brisbane : University of Queensland Art Museum, 2000. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, pp. 152, signed and inscribed by Lawrence Daws on title page to contemporary painter Criss Canning, illustrated throughout with colour and black & white plates, scholarly text, artist biography, list of solo and group exhibitions and public collections. A fine copy.

  • # 43074

    CANNING, Criss (1947 - )

    Criss Canning (signed copy)

    Melbourne : Smith & Singer, 2022. Quarto, gilt-lettered black cloth in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 36, illustrated with 14 oil paintings by the artist. Signed by the artist on the endpaper. Hardcover exhibition catalogue of the popular still life painter. Printed in a small edition of approximately 300 copies.

  • # 43073

    [COBURN]. ROZEN, Alan.

    The art of John Coburn (hardcover)

    Sydney : Ure Smith, 1979. Folio, boards in dustjacket, 96pp, foxing to preliminaries, illustrated throughout. The scarce first monograph on Coburn, in the hardcover format.  

  • # 43071

    JOHNSON, George & Louis

    George & Louis Johnson. Painter & poet (second edition)

    George & Louis Johnson. Painter & Poet. Melbourne : 1995. Quarto, decorated cloth boards in a clamshell box, pp. 36, [28), illustrated. Frontispiece is an original signed painting by George Johnson housed in a glassine sleeve. Essays by Terry Sturm and Gary Catalano on the important New Zealand poet and painter. The poems of Louis …

  • # 42505

    LYCETT, Joseph

    Views in Australia ; or New South Wales & Van Diemen’s Land delineated, in fifty views, with descriptive letter press (facsimile edition)

    Melbourne : Thomas Nelson, 1977. Oblong folio, simulated leather (lightly scratched), gilt-lettering to spine, pp. [185], illustrated, in illustrated laminated card slipcase. Facsimile of the 1824 original edition from the collection of Bernard Brett.

  • # 43068

    BENNETT, Gordon

    Gordon Bennett

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2007. Quarto, illustrated cards, pp. 136, illustrated. This publication accompanies an exhibition with the same title which toured Brisbane, Darwin and Perth. It examined the artist’s work since 1987.

  • # 43067

    BRADDON, Russell

    Thomas Baines and the North Australian Expedition

    Sydney : Collins in association with the Royal Geographic Society, 1986. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 160, illustrated, light foxing to preliminaries. The North Australian Expedition of 1855-56 was led by Augustus Gregory and is documented in the sketches, watercolours and oil paintings of Thomas Baines, formerly in the collection of the Royal Geographic Society, …

  • # 43066

    HAMBY, Louise et al.

    Art on a string : Aboriginal threaded objects from the Central Desert and Arnhem Land

    [Sydney] : Object-Australian Centre for Craft and Design and the Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, 2001. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 96, illustrated. Art on a string introduces the aesthetic and symbolic power of necklaces and other threaded objects made by Australian Aboriginal artists from the Central desert and Arnhem land.

  • # 43065

    PETERSON, William S.; PETERSON, Sylvia Holton

    The Kelmscott Chaucer : a census

    New Castle, Delaware : Oak Knoll Press, 2011. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket, pp. xvi; 272, illustrated. An essential reference for William Morris and the Kelmscott Chaucer. ‘When William Morris founded the Kelmscott Press, his celebrated private press, in 1891, one of the books he intended to print was an edition of the writings of Geoffrey …

  • # 43064


    Dot and circle : a retrospective survey of the Aboriginal acrylic paintings of Central Australia. (Signed copy)

    A loan exhibition from the Flinders University of South Australia, first shown at the RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, 16th April-3rd May, 1985. Melbourne : Communication Services Unit, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 1986. ‘Publication edited, produced and designed co-operatively by Janet Maughan in Adelaide and Jenny Zimmer in Melbourne.’ Quarto, original pictorial stiff wrappers, 208 pp, …

  • # 42482

    [CHAUCER, Geoffrey; MORRIS, William]

    Works of Geoffrey Chaucer newly imprinted [with]: Companion volume to the Kelmscott Chaucer by Duncan Robinson.

    London : The Basilisk Press, 1974 – 1975. Two volumes, folio, (425 x 285 mm), boards in “Larkspur” William Morris pattern designed Cloth, printed by Liberty, pp. iv, 555; 3-146), 87 woodcut illustrations by W.H. Hooper after designs by Edward Burne-Jones, recut for this edition, the companion volume with 85 tipped-in plates after the drawings …