Australian Art Reference

Item 1
Click on the image to see an enlarged version ANGAS,  George French

Description Of The Barossa Range And Its Neighbourhood In South Australia. By Agricola

Adelaide, 1979
illustrated with maps and coloured plates, from the original drawings made on the spot, by George French Angas; folio, linen boards. Fine

No. 173 of a limited edition of 500 copies. Facsimile of the rare 1849 edition, one of the most beautiful of the colonial plate books

$185 Order or Enquire

Item 2
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [ANGAS, G. F.] TREGENZA,  John

George French Angas. Artist, Traveller and Naturalist 1822-1886. By John Tregenza

Adelaide, 1980. First edition
pp88, illus. in col. & b/w; 4to, cloth. Lower boards sl. marked & bumped, else fine in dust jacket

$60 Order or Enquire

Item 3
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Sketchbook. With an Essay On The Artist by Dinah Dysart. 2 volumes

Canberra, Australian National Gallery, 1981
oblong 8vos, cloth. Fine in slipcase

Charming facsimile of Ashton's sketchbook from his student days in Paris and London, together with an essay on his life and work. The second of the ANG's facsimiles of artists' sketchbooks

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Item 4
Click on the image to see an enlarged version AUSTRALIAN PAINTER-ETCHERS SOCIETY.

First Annual Exhibition Catalogue Education Department Gallery, Loftus St Sydney, June 7 - June 25, 1921

Sydney, 1921. First edition, limited to 750 copies
pp20, 4to, illustrated wrappers, slightly age stained, else a fine copy

Lionel Lindsay was the Society's first president. This exhibition included works by Norman & Lionel Lindsay, Conrad Martens, Tom Roberts, Hall Thorpe, Sydney Ure Smith, Henry Fullwood, Hans Heysen, Eirene Mort, Jessie Trail, and John Shirlow

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Item 5
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Thomas Baines And The North Australian Expedition. By Russell Braddon

London/Sydney, Collins, with the Royal Geographic Society, 1986. First edition
pp160, plates in colour & b/w; 4to, hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket

The art of the expedition of 1855-56, led by Augustus Gregory

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Item 6
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [BASEDOW,H] KAUS,  David

A Different Time. The Expedition Photographs of Herbert Basedow 1903-1928

Canberra, National Museum of Australia, 2008. First edition
pp218, b/w photographs. Oblong 4to, cloth-backed glazed boards, with some slight indentations to front board. Else a fine copy

A fine record of the photographs of this anthropologist, geologist, and medical doctor, in remote Australia

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Item 7
Click on the image to see an enlarged version BASKERVILLE,  Margaret

Margaret Baskerville Sculptor

Melbourne, August 1929
38 tipped in plates; sm 4to, gold stamped vellum. neat inscription, else fine

Limited to 250 copies, of which this is signed, and numbered 24

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Item 8
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [BAUDIN, N] BONNEMAINS,   Jacqueline, Elliott Forsyth and Bernard Smith, editors

Baudin In Australian Waters. The Artwork of the French Voyage of Discovery to the Southern Lands 1800-1804. With a complete descriptive catalogue of drawings and paintings of Australian subjects by C.A. Lesueur and N.M. Petit from the Lesueur collection at the Museum d'Histoire Naturelle, Le Havre, France

Melbourne, Oxford University Press in Association with the Australian Academy of the Humanities, 1988
pp348, numerous col. & b/w ills; folio, cloth (hardcover). A fine copy in fine dust wrapper

A beautifully illustrated book, the definitive work on the subject

$295 Order or Enquire

Item 9
Click on the image to see an enlarged version BAYLISS,  Charles

A Modern Vision. Charles Bayliss, Photographer 1850-1897. By Helen Ennis

Canberra, National Library, 2008, first edition
pp62,sepia ills; 4to, wrappers. Fine

The first exhibition of the photographs of this colonial photographer

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Item 10
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [BECKETT, C] HOLLINRAKE,  Rosalind

Clarice Beckett. The artist and her circle

Melbourne, Macmillan, 1979, first edition
pp64, 30 colour plates, b/w ills; oblong 8vo, boards. Slight shelf rubbing to lower edges, unused bookplate pasted onto free endpaper; very good in dustwrapper (one closed tear)

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Item 11
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Gordon Bennett. Words by Kelly Gellatley, Bill Wright, Justrin Clemens

National Gallery Victoria, 2007
pp134, colour & b/w ills. 4to, illus. wrappers. Fine

Retrospective of the artist's work

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Item 12
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [BLACK. D] NORTH,  Ian

The Art Of Dorrit Black. By Ian North

Melbourne, Macmillan, 1979. First edition
pp152, profusely illus. in col. & b/w; 4to, cloth. Owner name, faint tape marks to endpapers, else very good in fine d/w

The definitive book on Black, the important Australian artist painting between the wars, who is credited with introducing modernism into Australian art. 26 works in colour and 57 in black and white are reproduced. Lists all Black's known works, exhibitions, and gives a comprehensive bibliography. Offered with a catalogue of 29 works from the Josef Lebovic Gallery

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Item 13
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Alice's Adventures In Wonderland. by Lewis Carroll, illustrated by Charles Blackman. Edited by Nadine Amadio

Sydney, Reed, 1982. First edition thus
pp128, 35 colour plates, many b/w illus; 4to, cloth. a very good copy in the dust jacket with very slight sunning at spine

Lewis Carroll's immortal story wonderfully illustrated by this major Australian artist

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Item 14
Click on the image to see an enlarged version BLACKMAN,  Charles

The Lost Domains. Text by Nadine Amadio

Sydney, Reed, 1980, first edition
pp144, col. & b/w plates; folio, cloth. Faint foxing to prelims, else a very good copy in dustwrapper

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Item 15
Click on the image to see an enlarged version BLACKMAN,  Charles

Paris Dreaming. A Celebration of a City of the Imagination. Compiled & written by Nadine Amadio

Sydney, Reed, 1982. First edition
pp144, many b/w & colour plates; 4to, cloth. A lovely copy in dust jacket

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Item 16
Click on the image to see an enlarged version BLACKMAN,  Charles

Rainforest. Text by A. Alvarez

Melbourne, 1988. 1st ed
pp120, full-page col. ills; b/w ills; 4to, wrappers. Fine

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Item 17
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An Exhibition of Pictures and Prints of Early Sydney and New South Wales, September 16th to 28th, 1929. [Tog. with] The "Blaxland Galleries", eighth and ninth floors, new building, Farmer & Company, Limited. Officially opened 16th September, 1929, by His Excellency the State Governor, Admiral Sir Dudley de Chair

Sydney, 1929
pp8 (catalogue), 24, b/w ills (brochure). 8vos, wrappers. Fine copies, with the ownership blind stamp of Francis O Bloxham

The first exhibition of the Blaxland Galleries offered 69 works, including oils and watercolours by Conrad Martens, prints by John Lycett and John Eyre, and lithographs by S. T. Gill and Eugene Gerrard[sic]. Charles Bertie wrote the foreword to the brochure

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Item 18
Click on the image to see an enlarged version BONYHADY,  Tim

Burke & Wills. From Melbourne to Myth

Sydney, David Ell, 1991, first edition
pp384, profusely illus. in col. & b/w plates; end paper maps; 4to, cloth. Tanning to prelims, else very good in like d/w. Signed `Tim Bonyhady 9.iii.92'

Examines the expedition drawing on previously unknown sources; and explores the expedition's place in Australia's culture through art and sculpture, literature, children's books and films

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Item 19
Click on the image to see an enlarged version BOTTRELL,  Fay

The Artist Craftsman In Australia. Aspects of Sensibility. Photos by Wesley Stacey

N.p., n.d. (1970s)
pp160, profusely illus. in col. & b/w; oblong 4to, glazed boards. A little foxing, else very good

A close look at the work of 40 leading Australian craftspeople

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Item 20
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Arthur Boyd by Franz Philipp

London, 1967. 1st edition
pp288, 44 col., 134 b/w plates; 4to, hard cover. Fine in fine (price-clipped) dust jacket

Signed `Arthur Boyd' on titlepage

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Item 21
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Jonah. Poems by Peter Porter

London, Secker & Warburg, 1973, first edition
pp128, b/w ills; 8vo, cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper

An impressive collaboration between Australian artist and poet

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Item 22
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The Art Of John Brack by Sasha Grishin. 2 volumes

Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 1990. First (only) edition
pp236, 262, profusely illustrated in colour & b/w; 4to, cloth, with gilt lettering on spines. A fine set, without the usual rubbing to the gilt, in like slipcase

Essays on John Brack's work by Sasha Grishin, and a catalogue raisonne. The definitive edition

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Item 23
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Vincent Brown. Life and Work. Edited by Lin Bloomfield

Sydney, Odana Editions, 1980. First ediiton
pp80, col. & b/w plates; 4to, cloth, d/w. Fine

One of 1000 numbered copies, this a signed presentation copy from Vincent Brown

$65 Order or Enquire

Item 24
Click on the image to see an enlarged version BUCKMASTER,  Ernest

The Art Of:

Sydney, 1951
pp54, 33 col. & mono. plates (mostly tipped-in); 4to, cloth. Very good

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Item 25
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Rupert Bunny 1864-1947 by David Thomas

Melbourne, Lansdowne, 1970. First edition
pp126, 32 tipped-in col. plates, b/w ills; folio, hard cover. Fine in dust jacket

Australian Art Library Series

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Item 26
Click on the image to see an enlarged version BURKE,  Janine

Australian Women Artists 1840-1940

Melbourne, Greenhouse, 1980, 1st edition thus
pp188, profusely illus. in col. & b/w; 4to, hardback. Owner inscription, else very good in dust jacket

Expanded from her catalogue of 1975, this is the first monograph on Australian women artists

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Item 27
Click on the image to see an enlarged version CABAN,  Geoffrey

A Fine Line. A history of Australian commercial art

Sydney, 1983. First edition
pp166, col. & b/w illus; 4to, cloth. fine in dust jacket

A beautifully produced book, and an invaluable reference work

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Item 28
Click on the image to see an enlarged version CAMPBELL,  Jean

Early Sydney Moderns. John Young and the Macquarie Galleries 1916-1946. Foreword by Lloyd Rees

Sydney, Craftsman House, 1988. First edition
pp168, col. & b/w plates; 4to, hardcover. Large owner inscription, else very good in sl. sunned dustwrapper

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Item 29
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [CAZNEAUX] BULLOCK,  Natasha, editor

Harold Cazneaux. Artist in Photography

Sydney, AGNSW, 2008. First edition
pp178, profusely illus. with Cazneaux' photos. 4to, wrappers. Fine

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Item 30
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [CAZNEAUX] EDWARDS,  Zeny

Shadow & Light. The Lifework of Harold Cazneaux

Sydney, 1996. First edition
pp306, b/w plates; oblong 4to, cloth gilt. Fine

A record of Cazneaux's photographs. Only 500 copies of the book were printed, fully numbered, signed `Zeny Edwards'

$135 Order or Enquire

Item 31
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [COBURN, J] ROZEN,  Alan

The Art Of John Coburn

Sydney, Ure Smith, 1979. First edition
pp96, 60 colour plates; 4to, cloth. A fine copy in the dustwrapper

This copy signed `John Coburn 3.4.80' with a large original pen drawing on half title

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Item 32
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [COEN, M] STEWART,  Meg

Margaret Coen, a passion for painting

Sydney, State Library NSW, 1997, first edition
pp150, colour plates, b/w ills; 4to, cloth. Fine in dust jacket

A signed presentation copy from the author

$55 Order or Enquire

Item 33
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Grace Cossington Smith by Deorah Hart

Sydney, AGNSW, 2005, first edition
pp188, colour & plates; 4to, wrappers. Owner name, else fine

A catalogue of a touring retrospective organised by the Art Gallery NSW

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Item 34
Click on the image to see an enlarged version COUNIHAN,  Noel & Jack Lindsay

War Or Peace. Twelve linocuts by Noel Counihan. Poems by Jack Lindsay

Melbourne (1979)
4to, leather spine, cloth boards. Fine in slipcase

One of 250 copies signed by Lindsay - this copy un-numbered. With separate additional portfolio of linocuts. A new edition of `Peace is Our Answer' published in 1950

$250 Order or Enquire

Item 35
Click on the image to see an enlarged version COVENY,  Christopher

Twenty Scenes From the Works of Dickens. Designed and etched by Christopher Coveny

Sydney, John Sands, printed by Thos. Fielding, 1883. First edition
pp 44, including 22 full page original etchings ( including title page & 20 scenes from early novels - plate 7 appears twice), with accompanying text; folio, bound in half calf, publisher's silk cloth, top edges gilt. Cloth a little stained, calf rubbed, lacks front free endpaper, prelim and final blanks foxed. The plates are very fresh and clean, with very sharp images

The National Gallery of Australia's website `Prints & Print Making' states that only 219 copies were published (200 standard, 12 on India paper, 5 on vellum, and 2 on thick paper]. See also Ferguson 9140A

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Item 36
Click on the image to see an enlarged version CRAIG,  Clifford

More Old Tasmanian Prints

Launceston, 1984, 1st edition
ppxviii, 324, col. frontis., b/w plates; roy. 8vo, hard cover. Fine in dust jacket

A companion volume to the author's two previous works, now scarce. Limited edition of 1000 copies

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Item 37
Click on the image to see an enlarged version CRAIG,  Clifford

Notes On Old Tasmaniana

Launceston, 1986, 1st edition
ppxviii, 324, col. frontis., b/w plates; roy. 8vo, cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket

A companion volume to the author's three previous works, now scarce. Limited edition of 1000 numbered copies

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Item 38
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Dream Road by Xavier Herbert. Illustrated by Ray Crooke. Foreword by H.P. Heseltine

Sydney, Collins, 1977, 1st edition
pp120, col. plates, text ills. by Crooke; 4to, hard cover. Very good in the dust jacket

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Item 39
Click on the image to see an enlarged version DAVIES,  Alan, & Peter Stanbury

The Mechanical Eye In Australia. Photography 1841-1900

Melbourne, OUP, 1985. 1st edition
pp228, photo plates; 4to, cloth,. Top edge spotted, owner name, else very good in dust jacket

Still the best overview of and reference for Australian photography

$175 Order or Enquire

Item 40
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [DAVIS, J] SCARLETT,  Ken

The Sculpture Of John Davis. Places & Locations by Ken Scarlett

Melbourne, 1988 (1st edition)
ppviii, 216, dec. endpapers with numerous b/w. plates; sm. 4to, hard cover. Fine in dust jacket

$45 Order or Enquire

Item 41
Click on the image to see an enlarged version DE BERQUELLE  Raymond

Australian Landscapes

Epping, 1998
pp128, b/w photographs; 4to,softcover. Fine

Signed by de Berquelle. Photographs

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Item 42
Click on the image to see an enlarged version DE BERQUELLE  Raymond

The University of Sydney. Photographic Essays

N.p,n.d. [1990]
pp128, b/w photographs; 4to, wrappers. Owner name, faint crease top corner, else fine

A collection of de Berquelle's fine photographs. This copy signed by de Berquelle

$25 Order or Enquire

Item 43
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Roy De Maistre. The Australian Years. By Heather Johnson. Foreword by Lloyd Rees

Sydney, Craftsman House, 1988
pp138, 53 col. plates; folio, cloth, fine in slipcase

The collector's edition of 75 copies, numbered and signed by Heather Johnson

$350 Order or Enquire

Item 44
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Robert Dickerson Against the Tide

Brisbane, Pandanus Press, 1994. first edition
pp168, 50 colour & 7 b/w plates; 4to, wrappers. Sl. tanning to top edges, else a very good copy

$45 Order or Enquire

Item 45
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The Dobell Memorial Lectures. 6 volumes (all published)

Sydney, Willliam Dobell Art Foundation, 1977-1982
8vos, leatherette. Fine

Series of lectures on art under the auspices of the Dobell Foundation.The authors are James Gleeson, Patrick McCaughey, Malcolm Quantrill, Clement Greenberg, Robert Hughes and Joseph Burke. Each is limited to 350, 300, or 200 numbered copies, signed by the author. Included is the illustrated menu/programme for the third dinner and address at the Sydney Opera House, November, 1978

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Item 46
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Robert Dowling. Tasmanian son of Empire. By John Jones

Canberra, National Gallery of Australia, 2010
pp190, colour illus. 8vo, hardback. Fine

The first monograph on Dowling (1827-1886), the leading figure and portrait painter of late-Colonial art

$30 Order or Enquire

Item 47
Click on the image to see an enlarged version DRURY,  Nevill

New Art One. New Directions in Contemporary Australian Art

Sydney, Craftsman House, 1987. First edition
pp160, col. plates; 4to, cloth. Fine in slipcase

The collector's edition of 75 copies, numbered & signed by the compiler

$110 Order or Enquire

Item 48
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The Paintings Of Russell Drysdale. Essay by Joseph Burke

Sydney, Ure Smith, (1949?). First edition
pp52, 15 tipped-in colour plates, b/w ills; 4to, hard cover. Very good in dust jacket

The first edition of 1000 copies, published on art paper and fully signed `Russell Drysdale'

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Item 49
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Russell Drysdale

London, Thames & Hudson, 1964, 1st edition
pp202, 32 col. & 124 b/w plates; 4to, hard cover. Very good in dust jacket

Includes a catalogue of works & exhibitions

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Item 50
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [DRYSDALE, R] KLEPAC,  Lou

The Life And Work Of Russell Drysdale by Lou Klepac

Sydney, Bay Books, 1983. First edition
pp384, colour & b/w plates; 4to, cloth. A fine copy in the dustwrapper

$145 Order or Enquire

Item 51
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Brian Dunlop by Lynne Strahan

Sydney, Craftsman House, 1990. First edition
pp156, col. & b/w plates; 4to, hard cover. Some spotting, else very good in dust jacket

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Item 52
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [EARLE, A] HACKFORTH-JONES,  J

Augustus Earle. Travel Artist

Canberra, 1980
pp158, col. & b/w ills; 4to, cloth (hardcover). Fine in d/w

Earle was one of the first freelance travel artists of the early 19th century, and as such befriended Charles Darwin on the voyage of the Beagle. The paintings & drawings are held in the Nan Kivell collection at the National Library

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Item 53
Click on the image to see an enlarged version EDWARDS,  Deborah, & Denise Mimmocchi

Sydney Moderns. Forward by Daniel Thomas

Sydney, AGNSW, 2013, first edition
pp324, colour & plates; 4to, wrappers. Fine

Profusely illustrated catalogue of the exhibition by the Art Gallery NSW

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Item 54
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Flower Paintings. Edited by Sydney Ure Smith

Sydney, 1948
12 mounted col. plates, b/w plates, text ills; 4to, hard cover. One plate marked, else very good in sl. chipped dust jacket

One of an edition limited to 1500 copies, signed and dated by Feint

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Item 55
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William Fletcher By Trevor Andersen

(Sydney, 1984)
pp96, col. plates; 4o, cloth. Fine in fine d/w

Sydney painter of flower studies

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Item 56
Click on the image to see an enlarged version FLOWER,  Cedric

The Antipodes Observed. Prints & Print Makers of Australia 1788-1850

Melbourne, Macmillan, 1975. First edition
pp138, col. & b/w plates; oblong 4to, cloth (hardcover). Very good in fine dust jacket

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Item 57
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Duck & Cabbage Tree. A pictorial history of clothes in Australia 1788-1914

Sydney, 1968, first edition
pp158, col. & b/w plates; 4to, cloth (hardback). Very good in sl. torn dust jacket (now protected)

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Item 58
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Donald Friend by Robert Hughes. Foreword by John Olsen

Sydney, Edwards & Shaw, 1965. First edition
pp120, colour & b/w ills; 4to, cloth. A very good copy in dust wrapper (some closed tears, price clipped)

The first monograph on Friend & Robert Hughes' second book

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Item 59
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The Diaries of Donald Friend Volume 1. Edited by Anne Gray

Canberra, NLA, 2001
pp484, illus. Thick 8vo, hardback. Fine in fine dust jacket

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 60
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The Genius of Donald Friend.Drawings from the Diaries 1942-1989. Selected and introduced by Lou Klepac

Canberra, NLA, 2000. First edition
pp144, illus.in colour and b/w, Folio, hardback. Fine in fine dust jacket

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Item 61
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Tides Of Sensuality. Working drawings & studies for a major work... Foreword by Elizabeth Summons

Sydney, Gryphon Books, 1978. First edition
2 tipped-in plates, b/w drawings; 4to, original red cloth, gilt decoration. Very good

No. 185 of 350 copies only, fully numbered & signed by Donald Friend. The major work was to be 'Bumbooziana'

$295 Order or Enquire

Item 62
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A. Henry Fullwood. War paintings. By Anne Gray

Canberra, 1983 (1st ed.)
pp96, b/w & col. plates; rect. 4to, cloth. Fine in fine d/w

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Item 63
Click on the image to see an enlarged version GALWAY,  George

Fifty Years Of Australian Art by Members of the Royal Art Society 1879-1929

Sydney, Royal Art Society, (1929). First edition
pp115, 20 tipped-in col. & 100 b/w plates; 4to (210x280mm), wrappers. A little light foxing, else a near fine copy

Celebrates the Jubilee of the Royal Art Society in Sydney with a brief history of Australian art. Artists illustrated include, Streeton, Roberts, Longstaff, Piguenit, Henry Fullwood, Norman Lindsay, and many others

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Item 64
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Tom Garrett. The Rogowski Collection. Intro. by Terry Ingram

Melbourne, 1976
pp(50), col. & sepia plates; 4to, hard cover . Very good in dust jacket

Signed by Dana Rogowski, the major collector of the work of Tom Garret (1879-1952)

$55 Order or Enquire

Item 65
Click on the image to see an enlarged version GIBBS,  May

Mother Of The Gumnuts. Her life and work. By Maureen Walsh. [Tog. with] Gumnut Classics. The Famous Gumnut Adventures. 2 volumes in slipcase

Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1985, first edition
pp228; 496, profusely illus; 4to, cloth, dust jackets, very slightly sunned. Fine in fine slip-case

Critical biography together with an anthology of Gibbs' work. Winner of the Book Design award for 1985

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Item 66
Click on the image to see an enlarged version GILL,  S.T

The Australian Sketchbook

Melbourne, Lansdowne, 1974 (facsimile ed.)
24 fine full-page colour plates; oblong 4to, cloth. A fine copy in the slipcase

First published by Hamel & Ferguson in 1864. This facsimile edition is one of 1000 numbered copies. An un-numbered copy is available for $125

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Item 67
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Samuel Thomas Gill Artist. By Keith Macrae Bowden

Maryborough, Vic., 1971
pp148, profusely illus. in & b/w; 4to, hard cover. Very good in dust jacket

Includes bibliography, list of works in major galleries. This copy signed with a presentation inscription by Bowden. An unsigned copy is available for $75

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Item 68
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Paintings Of S. T. Gill. Intro. & commentaries by Geoffrey Dutton

Adelaide, Rigby, 1962
ppiv, 36, 12 mounted colour plates, text ills; oblong 4to, cloth, morocco titling label. Very good in slipcase

No. 505 of 600 numbered copies signed `Geoffrey Dutton'. From the Ingleton Collection, with bookplate

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Item 69
Click on the image to see an enlarged version GLEESON,  James

Australian Painters. Colonial 1788-1880, Impressionists 1881-1930, Modern 1931-1970

Sydney, Lansdowne, 1978 (single vol. edition)
colour plates; 4to, cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket

Australian Art Library

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Item 70
Click on the image to see an enlarged version GLEESON,  James

Signals From The Perimeter. James Gleeson drawings and texts. Edited and with an introduction by Lou Klepac

Sydney, The Beagle Press, 1993
pp64, col.& b/w plates; 4to, stiffened wrappers. Fine

$25 Order or Enquire

Item 71
Click on the image to see an enlarged version HAESE,  Richard

Rebels And Precursors; the revolutionary years of Australian art

Melbourne, Allen Lane, 1981. First edition
ppx, 324, profusely illus; 4to (220x255mm), cloth. Spotting to endpapers, lower edges of boards scraped, else very good in dustjacket (backstrip. sl. sunned, as usual]

Signed by Richard Haese, and the artist Albert Tucker on free endpaper

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Item 72
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The Australian Art Market Report. Issues 1-8 and 11-14 (12 issues)

Sydney, Fox Harper, 2001-2004
b/w plates, text ills; 4to, illus. wrappers. Very good

$110 Order or Enquire

Item 73
Click on the image to see an enlarged version HART,  Deborah

Joy Hester and Friends

Melbourne, National Gallery of Australia, 2001, first edition
pp136, colour & b/w plates; 4to (240x290mm), softcover, card wrappers. Very good

A well illustrated catalogue of Hester's painting from the 1940s to 1960. Covers her marriage to Albert Tucker, and her friendship with Sidney Nolan and John and Sunday Reed

$45 Order or Enquire

Item 74
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The Art Of Pro Hart by Eugene Lumbers

Adelaide, Rigby, 1977, first edition
pp143, profusely illus. in colour & b/w; 4to, leatherette. A touch of foxing on flyleaf, else fine in dustwrapper

Signed by Pro Hart, with an original ink sketch of a dragonfly beneath

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Item 75
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [HENRY, L] STEPHEN,  Ann, editor

Visions of a Repuplic. The Work of Lucien Henry

Sydney, 2001. First edition
pp240, colour & b/w plates. 4to, hardcover. Fine in dust jacket

The first study of the amazing work of the French artist and architect Henry, who was exiled to Noumea for his political activities, and, after the amnesty for the communards, arrived in Sydney in 1879

$95 Order or Enquire

Item 76
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [HERMAN, S] THOMAS,  Daniel

Sali Herman

Sydney, Collins, 1971. first edition
pp120, col. & b/w plates; 4to, hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket

An expanded version of the 1962 edition. Still the definitive edition

$85 Order or Enquire

Item 77
Click on the image to see an enlarged version HEWSON,  Helen

Australia 300 Years of Botanical Illustration

Sydney, CSIRO Publishing, 1999. First edition
pp228, colour and b/w plates, maps; 4to, cloth. Fine in fine d/w

The history of the illustration of Australia's plants from the explorers, naturalists, gardeners and artists who have contibuted to their discovery and classification. A beautiful book

$60 Order or Enquire

Item 78
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [HEYSEN,  H]

Hans Heysen. Watercolours and Drawings. Text by Sir Lionel Lindsay and James S. Macdonald

Sydney, The Legend Press, [1952]. First edition
ppviii plus plates, 26 col. & b/w plates; oblong 4to, hard cover . Neat owner inscription, else very good in like d/w dust jacket

$95 Order or Enquire

Item 79
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [HEYSEN, H] DRIDAN,  David

The Art Of Hans Heysen. Text and selection of pictures by David Dridan

Adelaide, Rigby, 1966. First edition
72 plates in col. & b/w; oblong 4to, hard cover. A very good copy in dust jacket

$110 Order or Enquire

Item 80
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [HILDER,  J.J]

The Heritage Of J.J. Hilder by Brett Hilder. Foreword by Lloyd Rees

Sydney, Ure Smith, 1966, 1st edition
pp128, 30 tipped-in col. plates, b/w ills; 4to, cloth. Sl. tanning to edges as usual, else very good in dust jacket (a couple of small closed tears)

$75 Order or Enquire

Item 81
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [HILDER, J.J.] URE SMITH,  Sydney, & Bertram Stevens, editors

The Art of J.J. Hilder. Edited by Sydney Ure Smith and Bertram Stevens

Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1918. First edition
with tipped-in colour & b/w plates & photographs; 4to, papered boards with cloth spine. Foxing to prelims and edges, else a very good copy in scarce dust jacket

Contributors include Julian Ashton, Sydney Ure Smith, Bertram Stevens & Harry Julius

$110 Order or Enquire

Item 82
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`This Vital Flesh'. Raynor Hoff and his School

Sydney, AGNSW, 1999, first edition
pp110 colour & plates; 4to, wrappers. Very good

Catalogue of the exhibition by the Art Gallery NSW. With an essay on Sydney's Anzac Memorial by Professor Virginia Spate

$40 Order or Enquire

Item 83
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A Golden Age. Visions Of Fantasy. Australia's fantasy illustrators; their lives and works. 2 volumes in slipcase

Sydney, 1992. First edition. Signed & inscribed by Robert Holden
lavishly illus. in col. & b/w; 4tos, hard cover. Fine in dust jackets & slip-case

Includes D.S. Souter, Connie Christie, Margaret Clark, Harold Gaze, May Gibbs, Lionel, Norman and Ruby Lindsay, Peg Maltby, Celeste Mass, Pixie O'Harris, I.R. Outhwaite, Betty & Esther Patterson, Dorothy Wall, Christian Waller and Ruby Winckler and others. A beautiful production, and a signed presentation copy from the author

$145 Order or Enquire

Item 84
Click on the image to see an enlarged version HUGHES,  Robert

The Art Of Australia

Harmondsworth, 1970 (first revised edition)
pp346, col. & b/w plates; 8vo, wrappers. Owner name, a little insect damage to spine and front wrapper, but very good

Hughes's iconocastic account of Australian art from 1788. The original edition was pulped when first published in 1966

$25 Order or Enquire

Item 85
HUGHES,  Robert

The Art Of Australia

Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1970, first revised edition
pp314, col. & b/w plates; 8vo, wrappers. Edges sl. spotted, mild insect damage to wrapper

The first edition of 1966 was withdrawn fron sale as the illustrations were considered inferior

$25 Order or Enquire

Item 86
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [HUGHES, R] Anderson,  Patricia

Robert Hughes. The Australian Years

Sydney, Pandora Press, 2009, first edition
pp346, illus, 4to, softcover.Signed presentation copy by author, with an invitation to the launch inserted. Fine

Hughes' life before he left for England in 1964

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 87
Click on the image to see an enlarged version HUNT,  Susan & Paul Carter

Terre Napoleon. Australia Though French Eyes 1800-1804

Sydney, 1999. First edition
pp150, colour & b/w plates. 4to, glazed boards (hardback). Fine in fine dust jacket

$55 Order or Enquire

Item 88
Click on the image to see an enlarged version HUNTER,  John

The Hunter Sketchbook. Birds & Flowers of New South Wales drawn on the Spot in 1788, 89, & 90 by Captain John Hunter RN of the First Fleet. With commentaries by John Calaby, Helen Hewson, Andrew Sayers and others

Canberra, 1989, First edition
pp252, 100 colour plates; 4to, hand bound in quarter goatskin and marbled boards, leather tipped corners. With milar wrap and open-ended buckram slipcase. A fine, as new, copy

First publication of Governor Hunter's sketchbook of birds, flowers, fishes and people painted between 1788 and 1790, the original of which is in the National Library of Australia. The award winning design is by Alison Forbes, the fine colour printing by Owen King. Only 500 numbered copies published

$295 Order or Enquire

Item 89
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [HURLEY,  Frank]

Frank Hurley A Photographer's Life. By Alasdair McGregor

Melbourne, Viking, 2004. First edition
pp460, b/w photos; 4to, cloth. Fine in dust jacket

Illustrated with over 100 photographs including never before published Hurley images. This biography of the Australian adventurer and photographer whose photographs imortalised Antarctica and the battlefields of both world wars includes a bibliography and notes on the Hurley visual archive

$125 Order or Enquire

Item 90
Click on the image to see an enlarged version JACK,  Kenneth

Kenneth Jack. Introduction by Douglas Dundas

Sydney, n.d. (1970s)
profusely illus. in col; sm. 4to, wrappers. Very good

Australian Artists editions

$25 Order or Enquire

Item 91
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [JACKS, R] McGREGOR,  Kim

Robert Jacks. Past Unfolded

Sydney, Craftsman House, 2001. First edition
pp168, col. & b/w photoplates; 4to, hard cover. Fine in dust jacket

The Australian sculptor and printmaker

$85 Order or Enquire

Item 92
Click on the image to see an enlarged version JAMES,  Alexander

The Twilight of Mr Kemp. With an essay by Tom Ford, and a foreword by Martyn Jolly

Sydney, the author, 2009, first edition
colour & b/w photoplates. Oblong 4to (300x250mm), original boards. Fine in dustwrapepr

Atmospheric photographs with text from events in Australia's Colonial history. Signed by the photographer, and hand numbered 136/400

$45 Order or Enquire

Item 93
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [JOHNSON,  R]

The Paintings Of Robert Johnson. With a biographical note by John Brackenreg

Sydney, Legend Press, (1963)
pp(22), 18 tipped-in col. plates; folio, original boards, cloth spine (a little insect damage to lower spine). Foxing to prelims; but a better than average copy in sl. torn and rubbed dust jacket

$95 Order or Enquire

Item 94
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [JONES,  John Llewelyn]

John Llewelyn Jones. Australia's forgotten painter by Giles Auty and Patrick Corbally Stourton

Edgecliff, [1998] First edition
pp280, profusely illus. in colour & b/w; 4to, hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket

Beautifully produced monograph on the life and work (1866-1927) of the Australian painter of the Heidelberg school, whose promise and early career matched that of Arthur Streeton

$145 Order or Enquire

Item 95
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [JUNIPER, Robert] TODD,  Trevor

Mason Judy. Illustrated by Robert Juniper

Sydney, 1977
colour illustrations by Juniper; 4to, cloth, d/w

Story of a lonely white boy who is transported into the Aboriginal dreamtime. Signed by Robert Juniper and Trevor Todd

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 96
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The Dictionary Of Australian Artists, Painters, Sketchers, Photographers and Engravers to 1870

Melbourne, OUP, 1992
pp890, profusely illus ; thick 4to, cloth. Fine in fine d/w

A scholarly reference to over 2500 early artists in Australia

$550 Order or Enquire

Item 97
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Gothick Taste In The Colony Of New South Wales

Sydney, David Ell Press, 1980. First edition
pp156, profusely illus in col. & b/w; 4to, cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper

A limited edition numbered & signed `Joan Kerr' and `James Broadbent'. The only book on Australian Gothic Revival in art, architecture and decorative art

$85 Order or Enquire

Item 98
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Robert Klippel

Sydney, Bay Books, 1983. First edition
592 pages, with more than 400 ills., many in colour; large 4to, cloth. Fine copy in fine (sl. sunned at spine) dust wrapper

A beautiful and scholarly book on Australia's most acclaimed sculptor. Includes a catalogue of sculptures, constructions & exhibitions; a chronology & a bibliography

$295 Order or Enquire

Item 99
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [LAWRENCE,  G]

George Lawrence. An illustrated biography with text by Jean Campbell

Sydney,Australian Artists Editions, n.d. (1980)
pp128, colour & b/w plates, text ills; 4to, hard cover. Fine copy in dust jacket

Signed `George Lawrence' and `Jean Campbell'. The Sydney painter [1901 - 1981] who defied classification into `schools' or `isms'. His paintings are in all Australian public galleries. An unsigned copy is available for $35

$75 Order or Enquire

Item 100
Click on the image to see an enlarged version LE FANU,  Stephen

Random Sketches

Brisbane, the artist, 1979
106 pages but printed on one side of paper only. 4to, leatherette. Fine in the original slipcase

53 pages of delightful hand coloured drawings. One of 300 copies, fully signed and numbered by the artist. A beautifully illustrated sketchbook of the artist's travels (in Australia and overseas) and friends

$125 Order or Enquire

Item 101
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Random Sketches in Australia

Perth, the artist, 1985
56 pages but printed on one side of paper only. 4to, leatherette. Fine in the card sleeve

23 pages of delightful hand coloured drawings, plus an extra watercolour `this page is special to book number 256'. So numbered and signed by the artist. A sequel to Le Fanu's Random Sketches, this a pictorial journal of his travels in Australia, with charmingly illustrated views and buildings

$125 Order or Enquire

Item 102
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [LEACH-JONES,  A.]

Alun Leach-Jones. By Graeme Sturgeon, Robert Gray, Christoper Gentle

Sydney, 1988. 1st edition
pp132, 36 col. plates; 4to, hard cover. Fine in dust jacket

The standard monograph on Leach-Jones

$55 Order or Enquire

Item 103
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Masterpieces Of Australian Printmaking

Sydney, 1987
profusely illus; 4to, wrappers. Very good

$45 Order or Enquire

Item 104
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Australian Primitive Painters. Foreword by Charles Blackman

Brisbane, 1977. 1st edition
pp100, colour & b/w plates; 4to, leatherette, d/w. Fine

Five painters are discussed - Henri Bastin, Charles Callins, James Fardoulys, Sam Byrne and Irvine Homer

$75 Order or Enquire

Item 105
Click on the image to see an enlarged version LINDESAY,  Vane

The Inked-in Image. A survey of Australian comic art

Melbourne, Hutchinson, 1979, 2nd edition
pp336, profusely illus; 4to, hard cover. Very good in dust jacket

A critical survey of the `Australian School' of black & white humorous art, which produced the likes of Phil May, David Low, Will Dyson & Norman Lindsay

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 106
Click on the image to see an enlarged version LINDESAY,  Vane

The Way We Were. Australian popular magazines 1856-1969

Melbourne, OUP, 1983. First edition
pp164, profusely illus; 4to, cloth. Fine in dust jacket

Many of our foremost artists started professional life illustrating these magazines

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 107
Click on the image to see an enlarged version LINDSAY,  Lionel, text

Exhibition of Australian Art in London. A record of the exhibition at the Royal Academy and organised by the Society of Artists Sydney

Sydney, Art in Australia, 1923
pp(12), 39 tipped in plates, many b/w photoplates; 4to, cloth-backed boards. Scattered foxing, else very good

$145 Order or Enquire

Item 108
Click on the image to see an enlarged version LINDSAY,  Norman

The Comic Art Of: Selected by Keith Wingrove

Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1987. First edition
pp266, profusely ills. with almost 500 b/w reproductions; 4to, hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket

$125 Order or Enquire

Item 109
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Favourite Etchings. Introduction by Daniel Thomas and an essay `The Craft of Etching' by Lindsay

Sydney, A&R, 1977. First edition thus
100 etchings reproduced; 4to, cloth. Very good in dustwrapper with one closed tear

$95 Order or Enquire

Item 110
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Norman Lindsay's Pen Drawings. With an introductory essay by Lionel Lindsay

Sydney, 1931
portrait by Cazneaux, 63 Lindsay ills; 4to, or. wrappers, sl. soiled. Scattered foxing, else a very good copy of a fragile book

Published by Art in Australia

$175 Order or Enquire

Item 111
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Watercolours... with an appreciation of the medium by Norman Lindsay and a survey of the artist's life and work by Godfrey Blunden

Sydney, 1969. 1st thus
pp36, 19 tipped-in col. plates; large 4to, cloth, d/w. Offsetting to endpapers, else a fine copy in fine dust wrapper

WW2 interrupted the original publication of this book, a few copies of which appeared in a different format in 1939

$165 Order or Enquire

Item 112
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [LINDSAY FAMILY] PRUNSTER,  Ursula

The Legendary Lindsays. By Ursula Prunster with contributions by Helen Glad and Robert Holden

Sydney, Beagle Press, 1995. First edition
pp120, col. & b/w illustrations throughout; 4to, cloth (hardcover).s potting to half title, else fine in fine d/w

The work of Percy, Lionel, Norman, Ruby and Daryl Lindsay. Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the AGNSW

$110 Order or Enquire

Item 113
Click on the image to see an enlarged version LOCKHART,  Adrian

Sketchbook Drawings. Text by Dean Thomas. Photography by Greg Weight

Balmain (Sydney), the artist, 1997
pp80, colour and b/w plates.; oblong 8vo, cloth. Spotting to top edges, else fine in fine dust jacket

$50 Order or Enquire

Item 114
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The Lycett Album. Drawings of Aborigines and Australian Scenery with commentary by Jeanette Hoorn

Canberra, National Library of Australia, 1990. First edition
20 full-page colour plates; 4to, cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 115
Click on the image to see an enlarged version LYCETT,  Joseph

Views in Australia or New South Wales & Van Diemen's Land Delineated, in fifty views with descriptive letterpress... London 1824

Sydney, Lansdowne, [1970] Facsimile edition
pp[ii], ii, 16, 2 maps, 48 col. views with descriptive text; oblong folio, simulated leather. Neat owner inscription, else very good in pictorial slip-case

$110 Order or Enquire

Item 116
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [LYCETT,J.] McPHEE,  John, editor

Joseph Lycett Convict Artist. By John McPhee, with contributions by Richard Neville, Roger Butler, Shane Frost, Martin Terry and Jakelin Troy

Sydney, Historic Houses of Australia. 2006. First edition
pp286, b/w & colour plates; folio, cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket

The definitive work on this important colonial artist who worked in Australia from 1815 to 1822. Most of Lycett's known works are included, many published for the first time

$550 Order or Enquire

Item 117
Click on the image to see an enlarged version LYMBURNER,  F

Francis Lymburner 1916-1972 A retrospective held at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Text by Hendrik Kolenberg and Barry Pearce, with essays by Barry Humphries, Bernard Smith, and Murray Sayle

Sydney, 1992
pp112, colour & b/w plates; 4to, wrappers. Fine

$45 Order or Enquire

Item 118
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Francis Lymburner with an introduction by George Molnar

Melbourne, Landsdowne, 1970, 1st edition
pp96, 85 b/w drawings; 4to, cloth (hardcover). Owner name on front fly, else very good in dust jacket (some tape repairs)

$45 Order or Enquire

Item 119
Click on the image to see an enlarged version McCORMICK,  Tim, editor

First Views Of Australia 1788-1825. Foreword by Professor Bernard Smith

Sydney, David Ell Press, 1987. First (only) edition
pp340, 184 col. & 48 b/w plates; 4to, ornate cloth gilt. One very small mark on lower front edge, else fine in fine dust jacket

The first comprehensive survey of the art of Australia's early settlement. 2000 copies were printed. Signed by Tim McCormick

$295 Order or Enquire

Item 120
Click on the image to see an enlarged version McCULLOCH,  Alan

The Golden Age Of Australian Painting. Impressionism and the Heidelberg School

Melbourne, 1969
pp196, 94 tipped-in col. plates & b/w ills; 4to, full suede gilt, slipcase. Very good

No. 63 of 250 special copies in the Australian Art Library Series. The trade edition is available for $45

$95 Order or Enquire

Item 121
Click on the image to see an enlarged version MCCULLOCH,  Alan, et al

Encyclopedia Of Australian Art

Melbourne, McCulloch & McCulloch, 2006. New & revised edition
4to, cloth. Mint in slipcase

The revised and expanded edition of this seminal work, which deals with every aspect of Aborigianl & Australian art. An essential reference

$250 Order or Enquire

Item 122
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Australian Naive Painters

Melbourne, 1977
pp96, colour plates; sm. 4to, cloth. Very good in d/w

$25 Order or Enquire

Item 123
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Douglas Annand The Art of Life. By Anne McDonald

Canberra, NGA, 2001
pp96, col. & b/w plates; 4to, wrappers. Faint spotting to top edges, else fine

A checklist of works, a bibliography, and a biography of this under-rated artist

$45 Order or Enquire

Item 124
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Art of Australia. Volume 1

Melbourne, Pan Macmillan, 2008. First edition
pp656, lavishly illustrated in colour. 4to, cloth (hardback). New in dust jacket

Comprehensive overview of Australian art from the times of pre-history, settlement and exploration, to the end of the colonial period

$110 Order or Enquire

Item 125
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The Work Of Eileen McGrath. With contributions by G. Rayner Hoff, E.H. Shea, Norman Lindsay, Leslie Wilkinson and J.S. McDonald and others

Sydney Technical College, 1931. First edition
tipped-in col. plates, b/w ills; 4to, printed card boards with dust jacket. A good copy

One of only 1000 numbered copies for private distribution, signed by McGrath, Shea (the printer) and Rayner Hoff. Norman Lindsay contributed an extensive foreword. An important example of Australian fine press printing

$195 Order or Enquire

Item 126
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Adventure In Watercolour. An artist's story... biographical summary by Vida Lahey... an explanation of technique by the artist himself

Sydney, Legend Press, (1948). First edition
pp16 mounted colour plates, b/w photo of the artist. 4to, hard cover. Owner inscription, else fine

No. 497 of a limited edition of 1100 numbered copies, signed `Kenneth Macqueen'. This is No. 497

$295 Order or Enquire

Item 127
Click on the image to see an enlarged version MAHOOD,  Marguerite

The Loaded Line. Australian political caricature 1788-1901

Melbourne University Press, 1973. First edition
pp(xvi), 306, profusely illus; 4to, hardcover. Fine in fine dust jacket

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 128
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Conrad Martens In Queensland. The frontier travels of a colonial artist

Brisbane, University of Queensland Press, 1978. First edition
ppxx, 150, col. plates, b/w ills; 4to, original rexine. Very good in dust jacket

Conrad Martens spent five months in the Brisbane area and the Darling Downs in 1850, where he painted many of the newly built colonial houses

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 129
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [MELVILLE,  Harden Sidney]

`Australia. News from Home'. [Together with] `News From Abroad'. Original colour prints from the Baxter Process after the oil paintings by H. S. Melville and Chester Earles

London, Baxter, 1850s (?)
110mm x 149mm. Cropped, without the Baxter stamp. `News from Abroad' has Baxter's signature in the print lower left

Nos. 195, 196 in Lewis's Baxter catalogue. `News from Home' shows some men in a bark hut, reading the letter from home. Various animals lie about, and a Major Mitchell cockatoo swings on a perch suspended from the ceiling. In the doorway stands an aborigine dressed in a traditional Maori feather cloak. `News from Abroad' shows the family reading the letter seated under a poster promoting emigration to Australia. One man holds a hundred pound note, presumably sent from successful gold diggers to pay the family's fare to Australia. See Patricia Tyron MacDonald `Exiles and Emigrants. Epic Journeys to Australia', page 110, for a discussion of Melville's `The Squatter's Hut. News from Home'

$330 Order or Enquire

Item 130
Click on the image to see an enlarged version MILLER,  G

Godfrey Miller. An abridged chronology... and writings by the artist. Foreword by Peter Bellew, edited by John Henshaw

Sydney, 1965, 1st edition
16 col., 110 b/w plates; folio, hard cover. Very good in dust jacket

$110 Order or Enquire

Item 131
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Australian Symbolism. The Art of Dreams

Sydney, AGNSW, 2012
pp160, colour plates. Sm. 4to, illustrated boards (hardback). Neat owner name, else fine

$25 Order or Enquire

Item 132
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Images Illusion & Reality

Canberra, Australian Academy of Science, 1986. First edition
pp184, colour & b/w plates. lge 4to, wrappers. A fine copy

Catalogue of the exhibition in Canberra, jointly sponsored by the Australian Academy of Science, the Academie des Sciences, and the Societie Francaise de Photographie. The exhibition highlights the history and science of photography

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 133
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The Art Of Albert Namatjira. With a Foreword by R. H. Croll

Melbourne, Bread and Cheese Club, 1944. Second edition
pp96, 10 full-page colour plates, b/w photos; sm. 4to, boards. A fine copy in dust jacket (sl. chipped at extremities)

$75 Order or Enquire

Item 134
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Portraits Of The Famous And Infamous. Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific 1492-1970

London, [1970]
pp332, col. & b/w ills; folio, papered boards, milar dust jacket as issued, creased, with tape marks at head of spine. Book is fine

$75 Order or Enquire

Item 135
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Picture Paradise. Asia-Pacific Photography 1840s-1940s

Canberra, NGA, 2008. First edition
pp24, photographs; 4to, wrappers (softcover). Very good

The first comparative survey of the history of photography in the Asia-Pacific region

$45 Order or Enquire

Item 136
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Sidney Nolan - Australia

Sydney, 1979, 1st edition
pp228, profusely illus. in col. & b/w; 4to, cloth gilt. Top edges faintly dusty, else fine in d/w

Nolan's Ned Kelly series of paintings

$85 Order or Enquire

Item 137
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Nolan's Gallipoli. By Gavin Fry

Adelaide, Rigby, 1983, first edition
pp118, b/w & col. plates; 4to, hard cover. A little spotting to front endpaper, else fine in like dust jacket

A representative selection of the 252 paintings in Nolan's series about the great Australian legend

$75 Order or Enquire

Item 138
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [O'BRIEN, J] PEARCE,  Barry, & Natalie Wilson

Justin O'Brien. The Sacred Music of Colour

Sydney, 2010
pp190, profusely illus in colour; 4to, wrappers. Fine

Catalogue of the exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wale

$95 Order or Enquire

Item 139
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Kathleen O'Connor. Artist in Exile. By P.AE. Hutchings & Julie Lewis

Fremantle, 1987. First edition
pp326, b/w ills; 4to, wrappers. Very good

$25 Order or Enquire

Item 140
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The Artist And The Desert. By Sandra McGrath

Sydney, 1981, 1st edition
pp192, illus. in col. & b/w; large 4to, cloth. Fine in like d/w

$75 Order or Enquire

Item 141
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My Complete Graphics 1957-1979. Introduction by Lou Klepac

Melbourne, Gryphon Books, 1980. first edition
pp248, b/w plates, colour end papers; 4to, cloth. A fine copy in fine dust wrapper

No. 805 of an edition of 1000, signed `John Olsen 80'

$250 Order or Enquire

Item 142
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Desiderius Orban. His Life and Art

Sydney, Methuen, 1983. 1st edition
pp144, 50 colour & 7 b/w plates; 4to, cloth. A very fine copy in the fine dust wrapper

Monograph of the Hungarian born Australian artist. A refugee from Nazi Germany, he inspired generations of young Australian artists. Signed `Desiderius Orban 1984'

$75 Order or Enquire

Item 143
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The Eyes Of Damien Parer. By Frank Legg

Adelaide, Rigby, 1963, 1st edition
pp54, plus many b/w plates; sm. 4to, hard cover. Very good in dust jacket

Australian war photographer in WW2

$75 Order or Enquire

Item 144
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [PARKINSON,S] CARR,  D. J., editor

Sydney Parkinson Artist of Cook's Endeavour Voyage

Canberra, ANU, 1983. First edition
ppxvi, 304, col. frontis with numerous col. & b/w. plates; oblong 4to, cloth (hardcover). Very good in like dust jacket (a little spotting on reverse)

The botanical illustrations of the young artist on Cook's first voyage, who tragically died before returning to England

$165 Order or Enquire

Item 145
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John Perceval by Margaret Plant

Melbourne, Lansdowne, 1971, first edition
pp112, col. & b/w ills; 4to, cloth, hard cover. Very good in dust jacket

Australian Art Library Series

$95 Order or Enquire

Item 146
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Fixed In Time. Photographs from another Australia 1900-1939. Foreword by Manning Clark

Sydney, John Fairfax, 1985
pp176, photoplates; 4to, cloth, Neat library stamp on half title (only), else fine in fine dust jacket

Collection from the photo files of the Sydney Morning Herald

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 147
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With Scott to the Pole. The Terra Nova Expedition 1910-1913. The photographs of Herbert Ponting

Sydney, Allen & Unwin, 2004
b/w photos. large 4to, cloth. Titlepage sl. spotted, else fine in dust jacket

$45 Order or Enquire

Item 148
Click on the image to see an enlarged version PRESTON,  Margaret

The Prints: A catalogue raisonne by Roger Butler, with assistance from J. Gillespie, J. Thorne, & Margaret Vine

Canberra, National Gallery, 1987. First edition
ppx, 338, profusely illus. in col. & b/w; 4to, cloth. Some foxing to prelims and finals, else fine in fine dustwrapper

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Item 149
Click on the image to see an enlarged version PRESTON,  Margaret

Recent Paintings 1929. Foreword by Leon Gellert and Sydney Ure Smith, with an essay `92 aphorisms by Margaret Preston and others'

Sydney, Art in Australia, 1929
pp(18), woodblock title page printed in red & black, 9 woodcuts (numbered 1 to 9). In addition the item contains the 13 coloured plates (numbered 10 to 23), tipped onto folded cards, and the extra suite of colour prints, but without the original coloured woodcut. (Roger Butler believes not all 250 woodcuts were issued). 4to, in the original chemise and wraparound cloth box. The cream cloth box is slightly soiled, with sides that are splitting (but complete). A little foxing. A very good set of one of the high points of Australian art book publishing

No. 66 of 250 printed in red and black by Perce Green. This copy inscribed by Margaret Preston to Margaret Castle. Offered with an original typed 4 stanza poem signed by Rex Ingamells `For Margaret Preston'. Rex Ingamells was a leading light of the Jindyworobak Movement, an artistic and literary movement whose members sought to promote indigenous ideas and customs over `alien', European culture. Margaret Preston admired and promoted aboriginal art, and contributed illustrations and essays to Jindyworobak publications

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Item 150
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Sydney Illustrated 1842-3. With a letter press description by John Rae. Foreword by James R. Tyrrell

Sydney, [1947], 1st thus
pp102, 14 tipped-in col. plates, b/w plates; 4to, cloth, col. onlay. Fine

One of 750 copies, numbered & signed by Tyrrell. A fine printing of Prout's original view book, printed in the 1840s

$195 Order or Enquire

Item 151
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Clifton Pugh by Noel Macainsh

Melbourne, 1962
pp16, 8 full-page col. plates, 30 b/w ills; 4to, hard cover, fine in fine dust jacket

Australian Art Monographs

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Item 152
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [REES,  L]

Lloyd Rees by Renee Free

Sydney, 1972, 1st edition
pp126, profusely illus. in col. & b/w; 4to, hard cover. Very good in dust jacket

In Australian Art Library Series. Includes bibliography and catalogue

$135 Order or Enquire

Item 153
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Lloyd Rees by Renee Free

Sydney, 1972, 1st edition
pp126, profusely illus. in col. & b/w; 4to, cloth (a little paint marked). Very good in d/w

Full length monograph of the Queensland artist. In the Australian Art Library Series. Includes bibliography and catalogue of works

$135 Order or Enquire

Item 154
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Drawings. With an introduction by Lou Klepac & a foreword by Professor Joseph Burke

Sydney, Australian Artists Editions, 1978. First edition
94 full-page col. & b/w plates; oblong 4to, full morocco. A very good copy with the slightest rubbing to the morocco at the corners. In the original cloth (but silverfished) slipcase.

The deluxe edition of 100 copies, with the original soft-ground line etching `Deloraine Tasmania'. This is number 54, with both book and etching fully numbered & signed. Klepac has signed the book twice

$1100 Order or Enquire

Item 155
Click on the image to see an enlarged version REID,  John

Australian Artists At War. In two volumes: 1885-1925; 1940-70. 2 volumes

Melbourne, Sun,, 1977. 1st eds
pp80; 80, b/w & col. plates by David Liddle; large 4tos, wrappers. Fine

$60 Order or Enquire

Item 156
Click on the image to see an enlarged version RIENITS,  R. & T

Early Artists Of Australia

Sydney, 1963. First edition
ppx, 246, col. & b/w plates; 4to, hardcover. Owner name (Caroline Simpson). Very good in dust jacket

The art of the early exploration and settlement of Australia

$145 Order or Enquire

Item 157
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [ROBERTS, T] CAMPBELL,  Robert

Paintings Of Tom Roberts... with introduction and commentaries by Robert Campbell

Adelaide, 1962
12 tipped-in col. plates; 4to, cloth, slipcase, sl. spotted. Very good copy

The limited edition of 600 copies, fully numbered & signed by Campbell

$95 Order or Enquire

Item 158
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [ROBERTS, T] TOPLISS,  Helen

Tom Roberts 1856-1931 A Catalogue Raisonne. 2 volumes

Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 1985
pp214, pp276, vol 1 text vol 2 illus in colour & b/w; 4to, neat owner bookplate, hard cover, very good in dust jackets

Comprehensive study of this important Australian artist. Signed by the author

$595 Order or Enquire

Item 159
Click on the image to see an enlarged version ROWAN,  Ellis

The Flower Hunter

Sydney, A&R, 1991. First edition thus
pp216, col. plates (reproducing her watercolours) & b/w ills; 8vo, cloth. Fine in d/w

The adventures in Northern Australia and New Zealand of flower painter Ellis Rowan were first published in 1898

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Item 160
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [ROWAN, E] HAZZARD,  Margaret

Australia's Brilliant Daughter. Artist, Naturalist, Explorer 1848 - 1922

Melbourne, Greenhouse, 1984. First edition
pp160, colour and b/w illustrations. 4to, hardcover. Fine in fine dust jacket

$55 Order or Enquire

Item 161
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [ROWAN, E] SAMUEL,  H. J

Wild Flower Hunter. The story of Ellis Rowan. By H.J. Samuel. Illustrated by Maie Casey

London, 1961. 1st edition
pp152, col. & b/w ills; 8vo, cloth. Very good in sl. browned d/w

Australian flower painter whose work was admired by Queen Victoria, and who, with Alice Lounsberry in America, collaborated on some of the earliest books on wildflowers

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Item 162
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [RUSSELL, J.P] PRUNSTER,  Ursula

Belle-Ile. Monet, Russell & Matisse in Brittany. By Ursula Prunster with contributions by Ann Galbally, Albie Thoms, and Paula Dredge

Sydney, AGNSW, 2001. First edition
pp136, col. & b/w illustrations throughout; 4to, cloth (hardcover). Fine in fine d/w

Australian John Peter Russell developped close ties with many of the Impressionists on the French island of Belle-Ile. Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the AGNSW

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Item 163
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [SHEAD, G] GRISHIN,  Sasha

Garry Shead. The Apotheosis of Ern Malley

Sydney, Voight Drury Publishing, 2008. First edition
pp144 colour plates of Shead's paintings, b/w photographs by Greg Weight; oblong 4to, cloth. Fine copy in dustwrapper

$65 Order or Enquire

Item 164
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [SHERMAN,  Albert]

Albert John Sherman by William F. J. Cammack

Sydney, 1955
18 mounted col. plates; sm. 4to, cloth. Scattered foxing, else very good in d/w (sl. chipped)

Edition limited to 1000 copies

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Item 165
Click on the image to see an enlarged version SHERMAN,  Albert

The Flower Paintings. With an introduction by Howard Ashton

Sydney, 1955
18 mounted col. plates; sm. 4to, cloth. Scattered foxing, else very good in d/w (sl. chipped)

Edition limited to 1000 copies

$75 Order or Enquire

Item 166
Click on the image to see an enlarged version SHIRLOW,  J

The Etched Work Of John Shirlow. Biography by R.H. Croll

Melbourne, A. McCubbin (1920). First edition
pp52, 21 tipped-in half-tone plates; 4to, or. card wrappers with d/w (sl. soiled). Small chip to top of spine. Nice copy

One of 500 copies

$250 Order or Enquire

Item 167
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [SIBLEY, A] HALL,  Rodney

Focus On Andrew Sibley

St.Lucia, U.Q.P.,1968. First edition
pp70, col. & b/w plates; sm. 4to, cloth. Fine copy in like d/w

Artists in Queensland series

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 168
Click on the image to see an enlarged version SIMPSON,  Donald, & Peter Lyon, text

Commonwealth In Focus. 130 Years of Photographic History. Catalogue of an Exhibition Sponsored by the Australia Council

Melbourne, 1982
pp124, photo-plates; 4to, glazed boards. Fine

The Exhibition was held at the Royal Commonwealth Society, London

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Item 169
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [SMART, J]  Edmund, Barry Pierce, & Peter Quartermaine

Jeffrey Smart Retrospective. By Edmund Capon, Barry Pearce, Peter Quartemaine

Sydney, AGNSW, 1999. First edition
colour & b/w plates, 4to, softcover. Owner name, else fine

An exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. The second edition is available for $30

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Item 170
Click on the image to see an enlarged version SMITH,  B. & Alwyne Wheeler, editors

The Art Of The First Fleet And Other Early Australian Drawings

Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 1988. First edition
pp254, profusely illus. in col; folio, cloth (hardback). Fine in fine dust jacket (sl. sunned)

Over 250 illustrations, many never reproduced before, depict the earliest European illustrations of the native inhabitants and the flora and fauna of Australia. The work of the three earliest artists, George Raper, midshipman on the Sirius, Thomas Watling, indicted forger, and the artist known as the Port Jackson Painter, reproduced in this book, is `a visual supplement to the history and scientific discoveries of the early settlement, and an important resource for all those interested in Australian art and Australian history'

$195 Order or Enquire

Item 171
Click on the image to see an enlarged version SMITH,  Bernard

Imagining The Pacific. In the Wake of the Cook Voyages

Melbourne University Press, 1992. First edition
ppxiv, 262, colour & b/w plates; 4to, cloth. Fine in like d/w

$45 Order or Enquire

Item 172
Click on the image to see an enlarged version SMITH,  Bernard

Modernism's History. A study in twentieth-century art and ideas

Sydney, UNSW Press, 1976. First edition
pp376, 8vo, wrappers (softcover). Very good

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Item 173
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The Australian Year. The Chronicle of our Seasons and Celebrations. Text by Les A. Murray, photographs by Solness and others

Sydney, Angus and Robertson, 1985, first edition
pp290, 4to, cloth. With a label `Presented by the Australian Government' on flyleaf. Very good in slightly sunned dust jacket

Australia's premier poet celebrates the seasons, beautifully portrayed by the photographs of Peter Solness

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Item 174
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [STORRIER, T.] LUMBY,  Catharine

Tim Storrier. The Art of the Outsider

Sydney, Craftsman House, 2000. First edition
pp214, col. & b/w plates; large 4to, cloth, d/w. A couple of faint spots to top edge, else a fine copy in fine, but spine sunned dust wrapper

This is the second monograph on Storrier, winner of the Archibald Prize, no longer an outsider. Signed `Tim Storrier Oct. 2001'

$145 Order or Enquire

Item 175
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [STREETON,  A]

Arthur Streeton 1867 - 1943. By Geoffrey Smith

Melbourne, NGV, 1995. First edition
pp200, col. & b/w plates; 4to, hardcover. A fine copy in dust jacket of the scarce hardcover edition

$135 Order or Enquire

Item 176
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [STRUTT,  W]

The Life And Art Of William Strutt. 1825-1915. By Heather Curnow

Martinborough, N.Z., 1980
pp(viii), 259, photo frontis, 47 tipped-in col. plates; folio, cloth boards, leather spine. In cloth covered Solander box (faded & a little spotted)

One of 1500 copies. Strutt arrived in Port Phillip in 1850, and during his 12 year stay painted every major event in the colony. The book puts his Australian painting in the context of his work in England and France

$395 Order or Enquire

Item 177
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [STRUTT,  W]

William Strutt By Heather Curnow

Sydney, 1980
pp112, col. & b/w plates; oblong 8vo, hardback. Fine in fine dust wrapper

Published on the occasion of an exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW. The softcover version is available for $20

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Item 178
Click on the image to see an enlarged version SWALLOW,  R

Ricky Swallow Field Recordings. Text by Justin Paton

Sydney, Craftsman House, 2004. First edition
pp112,colour plates. 4to, wrappers. Fine

Swallow, painter and sculptor, winner of many awards, was selected to represent Australia at the Venice Bienale

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Item 179
Click on the image to see an enlarged version TAYLOR,  Elena

Australian Impressionists in France

Melbourne, NGV, 2013. First edition
pp178, col. & b/w ills; 4to, wrappers. Fine

Presents the work of the Australian artists - many little known, working in Paris from 1885 to 1914

$75 Order or Enquire

Item 180
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [THAKE,  Eric]

The Eric Thake Picture Book. By Elizabeth Summons

Melbourne, Gryphon Books, (1978)
portrait, 36 b/w ills. [repros of linocuts]; 4to, original decorated cloth. Scattered light foxing, but a very good copy in the dust jacket

No. 291 of 1000 numbered copies

$85 Order or Enquire

Item 181
Click on the image to see an enlarged version THOMAS,  Daniel, editor

Creating Australia 200 Years of Art 1788-1988

Adelaide, AGSA, 1988. First edition
pp248, colour & b/w plates; 4to, cloth. Caroline Simpson's copy, with her owner signature. Fine in fine d/w

Major exhibition of Australian art to celebrate the Bicentenary. The selection was co-ordinated by Ron Radford

$45 Order or Enquire

Item 182
Click on the image to see an enlarged version URE SMITH,  Sydney, compiler & editor

Art Of Australia 1788-1941. An exhibition of Australian Art held in the United States of America and the Dominion of Canada under the auspices of the Carnegie Corporation

New York, 1941
pp58, 134 b/w plates; 4to, illus. wrappers (by Alistair Morrison). Sl. chipping to lower spine, else very good

This was the first exhibition of Australian art in North America. Includes an article on Aboriginal art by Margaret Preston

$80 Order or Enquire

Item 183
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The Australian Artist. Vol 1 Part 1. to Vol. 2. Part 2 [6 issues, all published]

Melbourne, [1947-8]
b/w plates, text ills; 4to, illus. wrappers. Very good

Short-lived but influential journal published by the Victorian Artists' Society

$150 Order or Enquire

Item 184
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [VON GUERARD, E.] PULLIN,  Ruth

Eugene Von Guerard. Nature Revealed

Melbourne, NGV, 2011. First edition
pp302, colour plates, b/w ills; 4to, cloth (hardcover). Fine in fine dust wrapper

The definitive work on Von Guerard

$125 Order or Enquire

Item 185
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [WAKELIN,  R]

The Art Of Roland Wakelin. By Leslie Walton

Sydney, Crafstman House, 1987. First edition
pp136, 119 col. plates; 4to, hard cover.A little insect damage to top edges, else fine in fine dust jacket

$75 Order or Enquire

Item 186
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [WHEELER, C] MACDONALD,  J.S

The Art Of Charles Wheeler. An Apprecaition by J.S. Macdonald

Melbourne, Lothian, 1952, first edition
pp34, 15 tipped-in col. & 20 tone plates; 4to, hard cover. Faint foxing, else very good in very sl. chipped & browned dust jacket

With the bookplate of Walter Stone on front paste-down. Wheeler started his career as a lithographer for Troedel & Co in 1895, and held his first one man show at the Art Gallery of New South Wales in 1910

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Item 187
Click on the image to see an enlarged version WHITELEY,  Brett

Paris `Regard De Cote'

Sydney/Melbourne, 1990, first edition
pp70, col. & b/w ills; rect. 4to, original wrappers (softcover). Fine

$45 Order or Enquire

Item 188
Click on the image to see an enlarged version WILLIAMS,  Fred

Etchings. Introduction by John Brack. With a catalogue compiled by James Mollison

Sydney, Rudy Komon Gallery, 1968. First edition
pp132, 73 full-page plates; 246 catalogue ills; 4to, hard cover. Very good in dust jacket

$175 Order or Enquire

Item 189
Click on the image to see an enlarged version WILSON,  Gavin

Picturing the Great Divide. Visions from Australia's Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, 2012. First edition
pp118, colour plates; 4to, wrappers. Fine

The catalogue of a wonderful exhibition; artists include Von Guerard, Lycett, Augustus Earle, Conrad Martens, Brett Whiteley, Gary Shead. Many drawings and photographs are included

$60 Order or Enquire

Item 190
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The Forgotten Manuscripts of Walter Withers. Compiled & introduced by Andrew Mackenzie. Foreword by Kathleen Mangan

Melbourne, Mannagum Press, 1987, first edition
pp144, b/w plates; 4to, quarter calf, cloth sides, lettered in gilt. A fine copy

In the Australian Art Manuscripts series. This is the Collector's Issue, signed by both Mangan & Mackenzie, and numbered "62"

$65 Order or Enquire

Item 191
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The Art Of Blamire Young by Elly Fink

Sydney, 1983
pp64, col. plates; 4to, cloth (hardcover). Fine in fine dust jacket

$20 Order or Enquire

Item 192
Click on the image to see an enlarged version ZIEGLER,  Oswald L

Australian Photography 1947. Foreword by Hal Missingham

Sydney, 1947
pp200, col. & b/w photos; 4to. Rebound in half calf (a little rubbed), else very good

Essays by Max Dupain, Harold Cazneaux, Athol Shmith

$125 Order or Enquire

Item 193
Click on the image to see an enlarged version ZOFREA,  S

Salvatore Zofrea. By S. Claire & A. Waldmann

Sydney, Hale & Iremonger, 1983. First edition
pp140, 60 ills., incl. 29 col; 4to, qtr. kidskin, slipcase. Fine

De-luxe edition of 200 signed & numbered copies, complete with two original etchings

$450 Order or Enquire

Item 194
Click on the image to see an enlarged version ZUSTERS,  Reinis

Spiral Vision

Sydney, 1981. First edition
pp176, col. & b/w ills; 4to, hard cover. Fine copy in dust jacket

With a signed inscription and an original pen & ink illustration on end-paper

$75 Order or Enquire