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Art in Australia : a quarterly journal. Third Series, no 72.

By: Art:

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Sydney Morning Herald: August1938

Seller ID: 7428


Edited by Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert. Large 4to. 80pp, 6 mounted colour plates, numerous b/w illus. Original wrappers. Very good. ***Recent Tapestry Exhibition, Margaret Preston's Lectures on Art. Architectural Section. View more info

Art in Australia : published six times a year. Third Series, no 41. Hugh McCrae Number. Illustrated by Adrian Feint.

By: Art:

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Art in Australia: December1931

Seller ID: 7449


Edited by Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert. Large 4to. 84pp. Numerous 2/3 colour illus. Original wrappers (minor wear on head and tail, small tear on tail of spine repaired with archival tape). Very good. View more info

Art in Australia : published six times a year. Third Series, no 48.

By: Art:

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Art in Australia: February1933

Seller ID: 7445


Edited by Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert. Large 4to. 66pp, 8 colour plates, numerous b/w illus. Original wrappers (minor wear at head and tail, spine lightly faded). Very good. ***British Contemporary Art - Forthcoming Exhibition llustrated, Charles Conder's Australian Work, The Late C.J.Brennan - an Appreciation, Christopher Perkins. View more info

Art in Australia : published six times a year. Third Series, no 52.

By: Art:

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Art in Australia: October1933

Seller ID: 7447


Edited by Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert. Large 4to. 70pp, 6 colour plates, numerous b/w illus. Original wrappers (spine faded, minor wear on edges). Good. ***John D. Moore's Watercolours. View more info

Art in Australia : published six times a year. Third Series, no 53. Melbourne Number.

By: Art:

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Art in Australia: December1933

Seller ID: 7439


Edited by Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert. Large 4to. 60pp, 7 colour plates, numerous b/w illus. Original wrappers (spine faded and small tear, minor wear at head and tail). Very good. View more info

Image for Norman Lindsay etchings : catalogue raisonne.

Norman Lindsay etchings : catalogue raisonne.

By: BLOOMFIELD, Lin.

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Sydney, Odana Editions / Josef Lebovic Galleries: 1999

Seller ID: 33952


Large 4to. 304pp, well illustrated. Pictorial papered boards. A very good to fine clean copy. ***Signed by Lin Bloomfield. ISBN 0908154461 *** An updated catalogue raisonne and a text (with some new material) condensed from the original definitive publication 'The Complete Etchings of Norman Lindsay' (same publisher, 1998). View more info

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The Complete Etchings of Norman Lindsay.

By: BLOOMFIELD, Lin.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Sydney, Odana Editions / Josef Lebovic Galleries: 1998

Seller ID: 35633


De Luxe edition: #5 of 500 for sale (another 50 reserved by the publisher), signed by Bloomfield and a grand-daughter of NL and with a hand-numbered (also #5) limited edition facsimile print of Lindsay's etching 'The Artist'. Loosely inserted is a Certificate of Authenticity (for the facsimile print) signed by Lin Bloomfield and [Jane?] Lindsay, a covering letter from the publisher explaining why Jane Lindsay has not signed the book as planned (illness; her daughter sign... View more info

Image for Norman Lindsay Watercolours 1897-1969.

Norman Lindsay Watercolours 1897-1969.

By: BLOOMFIELD, Lin.

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: Bungendore NSW, Odana Editions: 2003

Seller ID: 35634


De Luxe edition: #5 of 500 for sale (another 50 reserved by the publisher), signed by Bloomfield and with a mounted colour photograph of the NL watercolour 'The Presentation'. Large 4to. 312pp, lavishly illustrated in colour and b&w, notes and commentary on NL's artworks and techniques. Full grey leather, lettered in gilt, with matching slipcase. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0908154518 View more info

Image for Norman Lindsay Oil Paintings 1889-1969.

Norman Lindsay Oil Paintings 1889-1969.

By: BLOOMFIELD, Lin.

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Bungendore NSW, Odana Editions: 2006

Seller ID: 35635


De Luxe edition: #5 of 500 for sale (another 50 reserved by the publisher), signed by Bloomfield and with a mounted colour photograph of the NL oil 'The Vanities'. Large 4to. 308pp, lavishly illustrated in colour and b&w. Full grey leather, lettered in gilt, with matching slipcase. Tiny pale brown smudge at foot of limitation statement page, otherwise a fine clean copy. ISBN 0908154534 View more info

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Australian Colonial Portraits.

By: BUSCOMBE, Eve.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery: 1979

Seller ID: 7577


4to. 74pp, illustrated in b/w and colour, 4 facsimile pages (Thomas Bock's notes 'first sitting for a portrait'). Soft covers, extremities a trifle rubbed. Signed by the author. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Cazneaux : photographs by Harold Cazneaux 1878-1953. Selected and with an appreciation by Max Dupain.

Cazneaux : photographs by Harold Cazneaux 1878-1953. Selected and with an appreciation by Max Dupain.

By: Cazneaux : selected by Max Dupain.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Canberra, National Library of Australia: 1978

Seller ID: 29384


First edition. 4to. xvi, 85 black & white plates, 3pp notes on the plates. Deep green buckram with dustwrapper (slight discolouration from the lamination, which is just starting to peel along the top edge; now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0642991251 View more info

Image for Sidney Nolan : landscapes and legends. A Retrospective Exhibition 1937-1987.

Sidney Nolan : landscapes and legends. A Retrospective Exhibition 1937-1987.

By: CLARK, Jane, With an essay by Patrick McCaughey.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Sydney, International Cultural Corporation of Australia: 1987

Seller ID: 34034


4to. 176pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0642115397 View more info

HERITAGE PRESERVED WITH THE NATIONAL TRUST OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

By: COLWELL, Max and David.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Joslin, S.A., Max Colwell Productions: 1985

Seller ID: 12826


4TO. 160pp, colour photographs. Original cloth-textured papered boards with d/w. Near fine. View more info

Image for The Diaries of Donald Friend : Volumes 1-3.

The Diaries of Donald Friend : Volumes 1-3.

By: Friend, Donald : edited by Anne Gray (1) and Paul Hetherington (2&3).

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Canberra, National Library of Australia: 2001-2003-2005.

Seller ID: 34059


8vo (but Vol 1 shorter than the others). 484, 712 & 710pp, illustrated with the artist's work in b&w (and, in Vol 3, colour). Synthetic cloth with dustwrappers. Fine clean copies. ISBN 0642107386 View more info

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Donald Friend.

By: Friend: HUGHES, Robert.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sydney, Edwards and Shaw: 1965

Seller ID: 29595


Foreword by John Olsen. First edition. 120pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w, pictorial endpapers. Black cloth with dustwrapper (spine faded, a couple of short closed tears, now in protective sleeve). Slight bump to the top corners throughout. A good to very good clean copy. View more info

John Glover 1767-1849.

By: GLOVER, John.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Woollahra NSW, Rex Irwin: 1986

Seller ID: 4210


Small 4to. 32pp, 16 colour & 4 b&w plates. Introduction (5pp) by John McPhee. Soft covers. Very good. ***Exhibition catalogue, October 1986: Rex Irwin, Art Dealer, in conjunction with Spink & Son and Neville Keating Pictures. The subjects of these works are British/European. View more info

Masterpieces of the Australian War Memorial.

By: GRAY, Anne & Gavin Fry.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1982

Seller ID: 8024


4to. 144pp, well illus. Original cloth with dustwrapper (sunned spine). Related ephemera loosely inserted. Very good. View more info

Image for Augustus Earle, travel artist : paintings and drawings in the Rex Nan Kivell Collection, National Library of Australia.

Augustus Earle, travel artist : paintings and drawings in the Rex Nan Kivell Collection, National Library of Australia.

By: HACKFORTH-JONES, Jocelyn.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canberra, National Library of Australia: 1980

Seller ID: 4203


4to. 157pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine slightly faded). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Augustus Earle, travel artist : paintings and drawings in the Rex Nan Kivell Collection, National Library of Australia.

Augustus Earle, travel artist : paintings and drawings in the Rex Nan Kivell Collection, National Library of Australia.

By: HACKFORTH-JONES, Jocelyn.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Martinborough, NZ, Alister Taylor: 1980

Seller ID: 23276


4to. 157pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine slightly faded). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0908578172 View more info

DARYL JACKSON ARCHITECTURE. Drawings and Photographs.

By: JACKSON, Daryl.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan: 1984

Seller ID: 16794


Introduction by Patrick McCaughey. Photographs by John Gollings. Drawings by Jaro Safer. Square 4to. 107pp, well illus in colour and b&w. Soft covers (lightly rubbed). Small owner's name on t.p. Very good. View more info

Australian Printmakers. Ray Arnold, Rod Ewins, Bea Maddock.

By: JOHANNES, Christa E. and Sue Backhouse.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery: 1990

Seller ID: 23281


Oblaong 4to. 44pp, black & white illustrations. Soft covers. Near fine. ISBN 0724638040 ***Catalogue of an exhibition at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, 24 October - 9 December 1990, and at the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston, 19 December [1990] - 10 February 1991. View more info

Printmakers in Tasmania. Denise Campbell. Betsy Gamble. David Marsden. Milan Milojevic. Helen Wright.

By: JOHANNES, Christa E. and Sue Backhouse.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery: 1991

Seller ID: 23284


Oblong 4to. 36pp, black & white illustrations. Stapled in soft covers. Very good. ISBN 0724638784 ***Published to accompany an exhibition at the Gallery, 20 November 1991 - 5 Jamuary 1992. View more info

Image for The Art of Captain Cook's Voyages [3 volumes in 4 parts, with the slip-case]

The Art of Captain Cook's Voyages [3 volumes in 4 parts, with the slip-case]

By: JOPPIEN, Rüdiger & Bernard Smith.

Price: $550.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press / Australian Academy of the Humanities: 1985-87

Seller ID: 17976


[One]: The Voyage of the Endeavour, 1768-1771. [Two]: The Voyage of the Resolution and Adventure, 1772-1775. [Three]: The Voyage of the Resolution and Discovery, 1776-1780. With a descriptive catalogue of all known original drawings and paintings of peoples, places, artefacts and events and original engravings associated with the Voyage (in two parts - Text & Catalogue). Volumes 1 & 2 are second impressions, Volume 3 is the first edition. Brown linen with dustwrappers, w... View more info

The Life and Work of Russell Drysdale.

By: KLEPAC, Lou.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Sydney, Bay Books: 1983

Seller ID: 4202


Large 4to. 384pp, numerous colour and b&w plates and illus. Orig. cloth with dustwrapper. A splattering of small marks on edges. Very good+. View more info

The Kangaroo in the Decorative Arts.

By: LANE, Terence.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria: 1979

Seller ID: 24361


4to. 36pp illustrated exhibition catalogue. Stapled in wrappers. Very good. ISBN 0724100636 View more info

Image for Watercolours : fifteen reproductions in colour from original watercolours with an appreciation of the medium by Norman Lindsay and a survey of the artist's life and work by Godfrey Blunden.

Watercolours : fifteen reproductions in colour from original watercolours with an appreciation of the medium by Norman Lindsay and a survey of the artist's life and work by Godfrey Blunden.

By: LINDSAY, Norman.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Ure Smith: 1973

Seller ID: 18712


Small 4to. 64pp, 15 colour plates. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ***A revised and shortened version of the 1969 revised edition of 'Norman Lindsay Water Colour Book' (first published 1939). View more info

AUSTRALIA'S NATIONAL COLLECTIONS.

By: LLOYD, Clem & Peter Sekuless.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Cassell: 1980

Seller ID: 5770


4to. 320pp, well illus in colour and b&w. Cloth with d/w. Very good. ***Survey of Australian public art galleries. View more info

The National Estate. Australia's Heritage.

By: LLOYD, Clem.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Savvas: 1983

Seller ID: 12727


Oblong 4to. 312pp, b&w and colour photographs. Original cloth-textured papered boards (corners lightly bumped, a couple of small marks) with d/w (lightly sunned, dusty). Light soiling on first 2 leaves. Very good. View more info

Image for Joseph Lycett : convict artist.

Joseph Lycett : convict artist.

By: Lycett: McPHEE, John (ed).

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Sydney, Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales: 2006

Seller ID: 21161


Square 4to. 285pp, lavishly illustrated in colour. Case-bound in grey linen with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1876991216 ***A beautifully presented book which includes most of Lycett's known works, many published for the first time, and 'presents new interpretations and a new appreciation of this prolific but elusive figure of early Australian art'. [Please note that this is a very heavy book and will require additional postage.] View more info

Federation. Australian Art and Society 1901-2001.

By: McDONALD, John (Exhibition Curator).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canberra, National Gallery of Australia: 2000

Seller ID: 29106


4to. 263pp, well illustrated in colour. Soft covers. Very good. ISBN 064254123X ***Exhibition catalogue. View more info

Image for Art of Australia. Volume 1 : Exploration to Federation.

Art of Australia. Volume 1 : Exploration to Federation.

By: McDONALD, John.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Sydney, Macmillan: 2008

Seller ID: 33243


Thick 4to. 656pp, lavishly illustrated in colour. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1405038691 View more info

Image for Miniature Art of Australia : past and present.

Miniature Art of Australia : past and present.

By: Miniature Art:

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Australian Society of Miniature Art, Tasmania: 2000

Seller ID: 14839


#386 of 1000 copies. 4to. 160pp, well illustrated in colour. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for An Australian Place : the Upper Hunter Valley.

An Australian Place : the Upper Hunter Valley.

By: MOORE, David (photograhs) & Rodney Hall (text).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sydney, Chapter & Verse: 1991

Seller ID: 34413


Square 4to. 88pp, colour and b&w photographs. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0947322078 View more info

Image for Sydney Harbour.

Sydney Harbour.

By: MOORE, David (photographs) & Rodney Hall (text).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sydney, Chapter & Verse: 1993

Seller ID: 34414


Square 4to. 184pp, colour and b&w photographs. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ***Signed by David Moore, and with a hand-written card from him to the Tasmanian photographer Frank Bolt and some other related material loosely inserted. ISBN 0947322086 View more info

Image for Sidney Nolan.

Sidney Nolan.

By: Nolan, Sidney : by Kenneth Clark, Colin MacInnes and Bryan Robertson.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1961

Seller ID: 4236


First edition. Square 4to. 200pp, 119 plates (16 in colour, mounted). Cloth with dustwrapper (slight surface soiling, price-clipped). A very good clean copy. View more info

Images in Ochre. The Art and Craft of the Kunwinjku.

By: PARKER, Adrian.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: East Roseville, NSW, Kangaroo Press: 1997

Seller ID: 24043


Photography by Adrian Parker and Selwyn Horsnell. 4to. 61pp, well illustrated in colour. Glossary. Soft covers (rear lower corner bumped). Very good+. ISBN 0864178921 View more info

Image for Donald Friend 1915-1989: retrospective.

Donald Friend 1915-1989: retrospective.

By: PEARCE, Barry.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Art Gallery of NSW: 1990

Seller ID: 32368


With contributions by Lou Klepac, Hendrik Kolenberg, Amanada Beresford and John Thompson. Large 4to. 160pp, frontis portrait, 108 plates (mostly in colour), numerous b&w illustrations. Soft covers (spine faded). Edges a little soiled, most likely by the well-known Hobart painter whose signature is on the half-title, otherwise a goood clean copy. ISBN 0730569292 ***Compiled for the 1990 retrospective exhibition. View more info

Image for The Australian Watercolour Institute.

The Australian Watercolour Institute.

By: PINSON, Peter; Jean Campbell & Peter Laverty.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Sydney, Phillip Matthews: 2006

Seller ID: 34652


Large 4to. 192pp, well illustrated in colour. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0977553205 ***Loosely inserted is a 2007 letter advising the Tasmanian artist Max Angus of his election to the status of Honorary Life Member of the Institute, and a certifcate recording this. View more info

Image for Skinner Prout in Australia 1840-48.

Skinner Prout in Australia 1840-48.

By: PROUT: Brown, Tony & Hendrik Kolenberg.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery: 1986

Seller ID: 11392


4to. 80pp (including bibliography and main exhibitions, appendices on Prout’s portraits of Aborigines and Maoris, and Australian lithographs), 6 colour and 42 b&w plates. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***The only monograph on Prout in Australia, published for a 1987 touring exhibition. View more info

Jeffrey Smart.

By: QUARTERMAINE, Peter.

Price: $185.00

Publisher: South Yarra, Vic, Gryphon Books: 1983

Seller ID: 29104


First edition. Foreword by Germaine Greer. 4to. 131pp, colour plates (some tipped-in), black & white illustrations. Cloth with dustwrapper. Owner's name on contents page. Very good. ISBN 0908131291 View more info

Image for Tom Roberts.

Tom Roberts.

By: RADFORD, Ron (selected and co-ordinated by).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide/Sydney, Art Gallery of South Australia/Art Exhibitions Australia: 1996

Seller ID: 16547


4to. 224pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Pictorial papered boards. A very good clean copy. ***Published on the occasion of the Tom Roberts retrospective exhibition which toured Australia from October 1996 to July 1997. View more info

Image for The Small Treasures of a Lifetime : some early memories of Australian art and artists.

The Small Treasures of a Lifetime : some early memories of Australian art and artists.

By: REES, Lloyd.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Syd., Collins: 1984

Seller ID: 4248


Reprint. Small 4to. 162pp, 8 colour plates, b&w illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine slightly faded). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0002172909 View more info

Fred Williams: a retrospective.

By: Rowan, Dana (ed).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian National Gallery: 1987

Seller ID: 23275


4tp. 60pp, illustrated in b&w. Stapled in wrappers. Very good. ***A checklist - of 417 items described and illustrated - prepared to accompany an exhibition of the same name, and James Mollison's book on the artist. View more info

Image for Drawing in Australia : drawings, water-colours, pastels and collages from the 1770s to the 1980s.

Drawing in Australia : drawings, water-colours, pastels and collages from the 1770s to the 1980s.

By: SAYERS, Andrew.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australian National Gallery / Oxford University Press: 1989

Seller ID: 32345


4to. xvi, 288pp. well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine slightly faded). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0195549201 View more info

Image for The Art of the First Fleet and other early Australian drawings.

The Art of the First Fleet and other early Australian drawings.

By: SMITH, Bernard & Alwyne Wheeler

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Melb., OUP: 1988

Seller ID: 4251


Folio. 272pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0195548884 View more info

Russell Drysdale 1912-1981.

By: SMITH, Geoffrey.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria: 1997

Seller ID: 25042


4to.200pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A small patch of flecking on front endpaper, otherwise very good. ISBN 0724101977 View more info

Landscape Art and the Blue Mountains : the artistical, historical, and environmental influences upon the landscape art of the Blue Mountains… with an introduction to the ways in which nature and art may be linked in painting.

By: SPIERS, Hugh.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sydney, Alternative Publ. Co.: 1981

Seller ID: 4252


Foreword by Manning Clark. Preface by John Olsen. 4to. 204pp, 150 illustrations, many in colour, plus maps and diagrams. Original cloth with dustwrapper. Very good. View more info

Image for George French Angas : artist, traveller and naturalist 1822-1886.

George French Angas : artist, traveller and naturalist 1822-1886.

By: TREGENZA, John.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Art Gallery of South Australia: 1982

Seller ID: 32373


Reprinted with minor emendations. 4to. 88pp, illustrated in colour and b&w, endpaper maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. View more info

Pioneer Crafts of Early Australia.

By: WALKER, Murray.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan/Crafts Council of Australia: 1978

Seller ID: 12839


Square 4to. 172pp, well illustrated in black & white. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine slightly faded). Very good. ISBN 0333251911 View more info

Fred Williams Etchings

By: WILLIAMS, Fred

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Sydney, Rudy Kolmon Gallery: 1968

Seller ID: 4262


Introduction: John Brack. Catalogue: James Mollison. First edition. 4to. 132pp, including 73 plates and catalogue. Original cloth with dustwrapper slight wear at head of spine). Very good. Gift inscription on ffep. View more info