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Kathlyn Ballard Exhibition Catalogue 1946 - 1984

by BALLARD, Kathlyn

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Published
1984
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First Edition
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Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum, 1984. First Edition. Retrospective catalogue. Small quarto booklet in illustrated wrappers, eight pages, very good copy.
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Jubilee Exhibition of Australian Art

by THOMAS, Laurence, organiser

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Published
1951
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First Edition
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Sydney: Ure Smith, 1951. First Edition. Catalogue for the exhibition organised by Lawrence Thomas. Perhaps most interesting for its mixture of indigenous and non-indigenous artists. Small octavo, decorated wrappers, catalogue with plates in colour and black & white, near fine.
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Queensland Art Gallery - Australian Art 1862-1964

by SMITH, Robert (curator)

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Published
1964
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Brisbane: Queensland Art Gallery, 1964. "It has long been a matter of concern to public art galleries in Australia that people outside capital cities have been unable to see and enjoy their art collections. This is particularly so in a vast and decentralised state such as Queensland. This exhibition of thirty pictures has been assembled to help overcome that… Read more
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Contemporary Drawing

by LYNN, Elwyn

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Published
1963
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First Edition
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London: Longmans, 1963. First Edition. From "The Arts in Australia" series. Staple bound octavo booklet, illustrated in black & white and colour; original illustrated wrappers, very good copy.
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Early Australian Paintings

by GRAY, Jocelyn

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Published
1967
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Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1967. From the National Gallery Booklets series. The oil paintings and watercolours illustrated in this booklet were produced in Australia between the years 1836 - 1875. William Ford's 'Picnic Party at Hanging Rock Near Mount Macedon' (plate 16) was executed in 1875, almost forty years after that so different picnic party shown in Martens' water-colour… Read more
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Painting. From "The Arts in Australia" series

by FINEMORE, Brian

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Published
1961
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First Edition
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London: Longmans, 1961. First Edition. Charts the progress of Australian art from colonial days to modernism. Staple bound octavo booklet, illustrated in black & white and colour; original illustrated wrappers, very good copy.
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image of The Journey. A Series Based on a Tour of the United States of America in 1965-66. Paintings completed in 1970

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Melbourne: Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney in association with Gallery A, Melbourne. By courtesy Rudy Komon Gallery, 1970. First Edition. This scarce catalogue features a striking portrait of the artist over two pages and a full list of the works featured in the exhibition. Design and photography by Mark Strizic. Staple bound oblong quarto booklet, plates in colour and black &… Read more
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Original Watercolour

by D.H. Souter

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D.H. Souter (1862 -1935), popular Scottish artist who contributed weekly cartoons to the Bulletin magazine consistently for over forty years. Souter lived near Sydney's famous Bondi Beach. Watercolour on paper, girl with parasol and doll, 35.5 cm x 25.2 cm, signed and dated, 1908. Reverse in manuscript, pencil: 'How's this for a cover - Lone Hand' (with a few… Read more
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Bibby's Annual; 1920-21

by [OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul] BIBBY, Joseph (editor)

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Published
1920
Edition
First Edition
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Liverpool: J. Bibby and Sons, 1920. First Edition. Theosophical periodical edited by the English Christian industrialist, Joseph Biddy (1851 -1940). Includes many illustrations by Sir Joshua Reynolds, a depiction of Admirable Sir David Beatty reading the terms of the Armistice to the German delegates in the fore-cabin of the H.M.S. Elizabeth at the close of World War I, and… Read more
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The Etched Work of Sydney Ure Smith. Catalogue of Exhibition August-September, 1920

by STEVENS, Bertram

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Published
1920
Edition
First Edition
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Sydney: Gayfield Shaw's Gallery, 1920. First Edition. Ure Smith, Sydney. Exhibtiion catalogue printed by Radcliffe Press for Gayfield Shaw's Gallery, Penzance Chambers, 29 Elizabeth Street, Sydney. Includes an appreciation by Bertram Stevens. Small staple bound octavo booklet, printed wrappers with pictorial onlay, five tipped black and white plates + price list, totalling eight pages; wrappers a bit rubbed, otherwise… Read more
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Sydney Sketches

by KING, Madeline E.

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Published
1920
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Sydney: John Andrew, 1920. Features numerous buildings of architectural and historic interest. Octavo, black and white illustrations, brown boards with paper label, a very good copy.
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Australian Woodcuts and Linocuts of the 1920s and 1930s

by DRAFFIN, Nicholas

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Published
1976
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Melbourne: Sun Books, 1976. Good reference for obscure Australian graphic artists of the era. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, illustrated in colour and black & white throughout, very good copy.
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The Colonial Image. Australian Painting 1800-1880

by BONYHADY, Tim

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Published
1987
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Sydney: David Ell, 1987. Commissioned by the Australian National Gallery. Quarto, blue papered boards, 111 pages, colour illustration throughout, a fine copy in a fine dustjacket.
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Little Obelia and Further Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie

by GIBBS, May

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Published
1938
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Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1938. GIBBS, May. An early edition of one of Australia's classic children's tales. In 1918 May Gibbs had published the first of her famous Gumnut classics, Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, and the response to her characters was so overwhelming that she continued the Gumnut adventures in further books. Little Obelia is the third in the series:… Read more
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Henry Moore: Sculpture and Drawings

by [Moore]

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Published
1949
Edition
Third Edition
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London: Percy Lund, Humphries & Company Limited, 1949. Third Edition. Henry Moore. Signed and dedicated, with date, by Henry Moore. With an introduction by Herbert Read. Quarto, 259 pages, black & white and colour plates throughout, a very good copy.
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Art in Australia. Third Series. Number Thirty-Eight. Caricatures by George Finey

by [ART IN AUSTRALIA] URE SMITH, Sydney & GELLERT, Leon (editors)

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Published
1931
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Sydney: Art in Australia, 1931. With appreciations and numerous full-page reproductions of George Finey's satirical art. Small quarto, original printed wrappers, tipped colour plates, full-page black & white images; spine chipped, otherwise very good.
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Omega Cuts

by GREENWOOD, Jeremy

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Published
1998
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Woodbridge: The Wood Lea Press, 1998. Roger Fry, Vanessa Bell. A collection of woodcuts and linocuts by artists associated with the Omega Workshops and the Hogarth Press forming comprehensive study of the work of many important print artists including Roger Fry, Vanessa Bell, Henri Gaudier- Brzeska, and Dora Carrington. Deluxe edition limited of 105 copies, bound in quarter morocco… Read more
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The Australian Flora in Applied Art. Part I: The Waratah

by BAKER, Richard T.

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Published
1915
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First Edition
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Sydney: Government Printer for the Technological Museum, 1915. First Edition. Important Australian design book giving historical examples of the utilization of the waratah in architectural decoration (brackets, capitals, columns, ceilings, et cetera), bookbinding, ceramics, lace, ironwork, wall paper, dado design, contemporary art nouveau applications and early colonial art. The author describes the use of waratah timbers in cabinetmaking, inlays… Read more
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Round Trip. Illustrated by Russell Drysdale

by [DRYSDALE, Russell] LITTLE, Miles

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Published
1977
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Melbourne University Press, 1977. DRYSDALE, Russell. Limited edition of 150 copies, of which this is number 85. Signed by Russell Drysdale and Miles Little. Drysdale's evocative line drawings can truly be said to respond to Litttle's poetry in this boutique edition. Numbered limited edition of 150 copies signed by author and artist. Octavo, hand bound gilt leather, fine copy.… Read more
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Japanese Art. A phase in colour-prints

by BARNETT, P. Neville

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Published
1953
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Sydney: Privately Printed by the Beacon Press, 1953. Standard de-luxe edition of 160 copies (total issue of 200 copies). Quarto, tipped colour plates throughout; original cream cloth, a fine copy. A remarkable published celebration of the Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock tradition, lovingly prepared by Neville Barnett in a strictly limited edition of 160 copies. This is the last book published… Read more
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