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ALFRED FELTON AND HIS ART BENEFACTIONS
1 ALFRED FELTON AND HIS ART BENEFACTIONS
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Trustees of the Public Library, Museums, and National Gallary of Victoria 1936 First Edition. Staplebound Booklet Good+ 
Unpaginated (28 pages). Colour-art frontispiece, plus b/white art-portrait halftone plates. Saddle-stitched, staple-bound format. Staples firm, but slightly rusted. Leaves clean. Printed, yapped wrapper soiled, bumped and creased. A concise biography of Victorian benefactor Alfred Fenton, born Maldon, Essex, England in 1831. He arrived in Victoria in 1853, becoming a very successful druggist. On his death on 8 January, 1904, he left a large fortune to Victoria, a part of which has purchased (and continues to) world class works of art for the National Gallery of Victoria. This booklet is a guide book for some of these acquired works on display . . . Booklet weight approx. 110g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 13.16 AUD
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ART AT AUCTION : The Year at Sotheby's & Parke-Bernet 1971-72 (Two Hundred and Thirty-Eighth Season)
2 ART AT AUCTION : The Year at Sotheby's & Parke-Bernet 1971-72 (Two Hundred and Thirty-Eighth Season)
London Thames and Hudson 1972 Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
448pp., colour and b/white plates throughout. Illustrated endpapers. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain yellow boards negligibly edge-rubbed only. Leaves clean. Illustrated (a selection of objects sold at Sotheby's, Belgravia), loose-plastic protected dustjacket has two short, closed tears to lower edge, small areas of surface abrasion and a degree of sunning to spine (title legible). " . . . a guide to the most important and interesting works of art sold by Sotheby-Parke Bernet in London, New York and at their other salerooms throughout the world . . . A new feature of this edition is the inclusion of short, concise articles on objects as diverse as the unique pair of double Pistoles from the Bridgewater House collection, Henry Miller's typescript of 'Tropic of Capricorn', and the Cranbrook Ivory diptych . . . An invaluable record for amateur and professional alike." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 1.9 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 30.08 AUD
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ELSEWHERE : Photo-Based Work from Australia. Julie Brown-Rrap, Jeff Gibson, Bill Henson, Jacky Redgate
3 ELSEWHERE : Photo-Based Work from Australia. Julie Brown-Rrap, Jeff Gibson, Bill Henson, Jacky Redgate
London Institute of Contemporary Arts 1988 090526391X / 9780905263915 First Edition. Softcover Very Good 
Unpaginated (30 pages). B/white and colour illustrations. Catalogue clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, tiny corner crease to upper foredge corner of textblock. Illustrated (Bill Henson) card wrapper has a tiny corner crease to rear panel. Catalogue from an exhibition held in Great Britain, 7 April - 22 May 1988, which was presented by the ICA and the Australian Bicentenary Authority to commemorate Australia's Bicentenary. Includes essay, 'Elsewhere, Today' by Ross Gibson, plus Biography/Bibliography. Item weight approx. 210g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 42.30 AUD
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FIVE HUNDRED SELF-PORTRAITS
4 FIVE HUNDRED SELF-PORTRAITS
London Phaidon Press 2007 0714843849 / 9780714843841 Reprint Softcover with Fold-in Flaps Very Good + 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
547pp., colour-art illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, reading crease there-on. Leaves clean and crisp. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper has a short, soft crease to front panel only. "This book presents an uninterrupted sequence of 500 self-portraits, in chronological order, from ancient Egypt to the present. The challenge of creating their own likeness has proved irresistible to artists, and included here are powerful and evocative works by many of the greatest painters and sculptors, including Durer, Rembrandt, Picasso and Andy Warhol. Presented without commentary, these works speak for themselves . . . " Book weight approx. 852g. 
Price: 14.10 AUD
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HIDEYOSHI AND THE CULTURE OF THE MOMOYAMA PERIOD : Excellent Articles of Osaka Castle Museum. Japanese Text. English Captions.
5 HIDEYOSHI AND THE CULTURE OF THE MOMOYAMA PERIOD : Excellent Articles of Osaka Castle Museum. Japanese Text. English Captions.
Japan Osaka Castle Museum First Edition. Softcover Near Fine 
No publication date (c. late 1990s). 227pp., substantial colour plate section. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Pictorially-illustrated gloss card wrapper lightly bumped only. Text-block very good. Dual English and Japanese captions accompanying most illustrations, else all text in Japanese. Following a major renovation of the Osaka Castle in Japan, the castle museum produced this stunning colour catalogue of art and artifacts held by the castle. The Osaka Castle collection has a particular focus on the Momoyama Period in Japanese history (1573-1615). This catalogue features items including painted screens, written documents, armour and weapons, artwork, wooden images and more. Featured entry references at rear of book. Book weight approx. 985g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 33.84 AUD
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SPIRIT OF PLACE : Writing and Art by Children of the Murray-Darling Basin
6 SPIRIT OF PLACE : Writing and Art by Children of the Murray-Darling Basin
ACT and NSW, Australia Murray-Darling Basin Commission and Primary English Teaching Association 2003 1875622551 / 9781875622559 Softcover Very Good + 
128pp., colour and b/white art illustrations throughout, one b/white map. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean, tiny corner crease to small section at rear of book. Art-illustrated card wrapper has a corresponding tiny corner crease to rear panel. " . . . the eleventh collection of children's writing and art published as part of 'Special Forever : An environmental communication project, a partnership between the Murray-Darling Basin Commission and Primary English Teaching Association. The words and pictures in this collection describe what it is like to be growing up with, and within the unique million square kilometres of the Australian landscape known as the Murray-Darling Basin." Book weight approx. 510g. Size: 8vo [Oblong/Landscape format) 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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THE COLLECTION 1978-80 Burnie Art Gallery
7 THE COLLECTION 1978-80 Burnie Art Gallery
Australia 1980 First Edition. Staplebound Booklet Very Good + 
32pp., b/white art illustrations, throughout. Booklet clean. Staples firm, some inner rusting. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has small sticker ghost, light marks to plain rear panel. "Real growth and consolidation of a collection at Burnie has only occurred since 1978 when a permanent art gallery building was completed . . . " Introduction: Stephen Rainbird, Director, October, 1980. Booklet weight approx. 80g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 13.16 AUD
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CHINESE PAINTINGS OF THE MING AND QING DYNASTIES - XIV-XXth Centuries, (Intro. by Edmund Capon)
8 (Intro. by Edmund Capon) CHINESE PAINTINGS OF THE MING AND QING DYNASTIES - XIV-XXth Centuries
Melbourne, VIC, Australia [Sponsored By: BHP. Printed By: Wilke & Co.) 1981 0959412204 / 9780959412208 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good + 
208pp., colour-art frontispiece, plus intext (recto-page) colour-art plates, throughout. Book clean adn square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed (Seal of the Exhibition) gloss boards nominally bumped only. This exhibition catalogue, a representation of over 80 Chinese artists of the Ming and Qing (14th to 20th century) dynasties, was produced for an Australian tour that opened in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1 April, 1981 . . . Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Chinese Painting, Before Ming Dynasty, During Ming Dynasty, Painting in the Qing Dynasty, Chronology, Index of Artists, Glossary, Biblio., more. Book weight approx. 860g. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 17.58 AUD
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MELBOURNE ART FAIR 2004, (Various)
9 (Various) MELBOURNE ART FAIR 2004
Victoria, Australia Melbourne Art Fair Foundation 2004 First Edition. Softcover Very Good + 
Unpaginated. Colour and b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Plain green card covers have a soft corner crease to lower front panel. Catalogue of The Melbourne Art Fair 2004, held at the Royal Exhibition Building, 29 September to 3 October, 2004. Numerous contents. Book weight approx. 635g. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 24.44 AUD
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PAINTERS FIRST, Alexander, Marc
10 Alexander, Marc PAINTERS FIRST
Hampshire, U.K. Leader Books 1995 0907159087 / 9780907159087 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 
208pp., beautiful colour-art plates throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. White boards have the tiniest of bumps to lower edge. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated ('Tropical Eden', by John Smith), loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly scuffed only. "Art celebrating the conquest of misfortune . . . handicapped artists in many countries enjoy the security afforded by the international partnership known as the Association of Mouth and Foot Painting Artists . . . read about the lives of artists who have created their own worlds in form and colour for our enjoyment and inspiration. Each has his or her own style of painting, philosophy and belief but the one thing they share in common is that, no matter what handicaps destiny laid upon them , thay are all painters first." Book weight approx. 1.09 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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SCANDINAVIAN PAINTINGS AND SCULPTURE (Exhibition Catalogue), Amells
11 Amells SCANDINAVIAN PAINTINGS AND SCULPTURE (Exhibition Catalogue)
London And Stockholm Amells 2000 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good 
Unpaginated (approx. 112pp.). Recto-page colour plates. A concise biog. of the artist/sculptor to adjacent verso page. Catalogue clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated ('Flower Still Life With Grapes', Hanne Hellesen. 'Improviserat bad, interior' Anders Zorn) matt boards lightly bumped and scuffed, small area of in-production surface laminate bubbling to foot of backstrip. Included loose: Printed Price List (UK Pounds) for London exhibition, items 1-24, plus additions, including one handwritten entry and several 'sold' items (no price indicated). Two catalogues in one: Catalogue No. 55, June 9-July 1, 2000, Amells, London (English text). Katalog nr. 55, 19 Maj-17 Juni, 2000, Amells, Stockholm (Swedish text). Item weight approx. 960g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 22.56 AUD
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12 Baker, David [Editor] ILLUSTRATORS OF AUSTRALIA FIVE
Albert Park, Victoria Illustrators Association of Australia 1994 0646235753 / 9780646235752 Spiro-bound Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Unpaginated [142]. Art illustrations throughout, mostly colour, several in b/w, recto-page only [verso left blank, Intro. text excepted]. All contributing representations from member illustrators. Book clean. Oblong spiro binding format allows for leaf movement. Art-illustrated [Anthony Chiappin] card covers mildly edgeworn, plus scuffing on rear cover. " . . . a showcase of Australia's illustrative talent. Each illustration is only an indication of that artist's work. A valuable source book of styles, trends and artists for art directors, editors, publishers, designers, or anyone who utilises illustration." Illustrators listed alphabetically [after Award Winners], and includes an Artists Index, category listings with specialty artists noted. More. Book weight approx. 1.6KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 14.05 AUD
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PICTURES, PAINTERS AND YOU, Bethers, Ray
13 Bethers, Ray PICTURES, PAINTERS AND YOU
New York Pitman Publishing Corporation 1948 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good 
ix, + 277pp., b/white plate and line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped head and heel. Bright gilt titles over very good original blue cloth boards. Minor foxing flecks on preliminary leaves, else textblock clean. No dustjacket. Art in all its various forms and genres has been intrinsic with all race of humans. This book explains art and its appeal to us . . . Includes Bibliography and Index. Book weight approx. 695g. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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14 Bini, Alfredo with Resegotti, Elisa FUTURINSIEME
Italy Ente Fiera Milano 1986 English. Softcover Very Good 
64pp., intext, b/white halftone plates throughout, most of exhibits depicting early cinematography and television. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper lightly edgeworn and abraded. English edition catalogue for an exhibition held in Milan, Italy, October 20 to November 1, 1986. "Historical course of cinema and television technologies in view of a common future." Book weight approx. 320g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 13.16 AUD
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CARTOON ANIMATION, Blair, Preston
15 Blair, Preston CARTOON ANIMATION
Tustin, CA, United States Walter Foster Publishing 1994 1560100842 / 9781560100843 2nd Impression Softcover Very Good + 8vo [Oblong] 
224pp., instructional colour and b/white cartoon illustrations throughout, most are sequential animation. Book clean. Oblong format. Spine firm and square. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper lightly edgeworn and bumped. "In this comprehensive, definitive book, acclaimed cartoon animator Preston Blair shares his vast practical knowledge to explain and demonstrate the magic of cartoon animation, as well as many of his extraordinary techniques . . . Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Character Development, ditto Movement, Animation, Dialogue, Technical. Book weight approx. 930g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 24.44 AUD
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THE PRINT : Methods and Masterpieces, from the Auckland City Art Gallery Collection and the Mackelvie Collection, Bogle, Andrew
16 Bogle, Andrew THE PRINT : Methods and Masterpieces, from the Auckland City Art Gallery Collection and the Mackelvie Collection
Auckland, New Zealand Auckland City Art Gallery 0864631502 / 9780864631503 First Edition. Softcover Good 
No publication date (c. 1990). 167pp., illustrated throughout; monochrome, duotone and full colour. Plates on recto page, with relevant text on adjacent verso. Book clean. Spine firm, bumped on head. Leaves clean, but textblock slightly wavy (from pressure). Illustrated (Frank Stella) card wrapper like-waved, plus mildly edgeworn, with several closed tears. An undated exhibition catalogue "celebrating an exhibition that in turn celebrates a collection" organised by the Auckland (New Zealand) City Art Gallery. Some of the world's greatest artists are represented, including: William Blake, Cezanne, Durer, Degas, Gauguin, Goya, Hockney, Matisse, Lichenstein, Picasso, Rodin, Warhol, Stella . . . Contents include: Prelims., Index of Artists, Relief Print, Intaglio Print, Planographic Print, Glossary, Refs. Book weight approx. 945g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 37.60 AUD
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THE COLONIAL IMAGE : Australian Painting 1800-1880, Bonyhady, Tim
17 Bonyhady, Tim THE COLONIAL IMAGE : Australian Painting 1800-1880
Chippendale, N.S.W., Australia Ellsyd Press 1987 0949290254 / 9780949290250 First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 
111pp., colour art illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Plain blue boards have a couple of small surface blemishes to front panel, else undamaged. Leaves clean, crisp and unmarked. Art-illustrated (front panel: Eugene von Guerard, 'Ferntree Gully in the Dandenong Ranges', 1857 detail; rear panel: Eugene von Guerard, 'North-east view from the northern top of Mount Kosciusko, 1863 detail), loose-plastic protected dustjacket softly edge-creased at head, minor mark to reverse. From the jacket flap: " . . . commissioned by the Australian National Gallery and based principally on its holdings, also draws on other collections in an attempt to show the full gamut of Australian painting of the colonial period. In addition to landscapes and portraits - which have long dominated our perception of Australian colonial painting - it shows that colonial artists painted a great diversity of subjects: from fruit and flowers to heroic explorers; from prize cattle to cricket matches; from whaling scenes to gold diggers at play." Includes Preface, Introduction, 35 artists, Bibliography. Book weight approx. 830g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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THE FRENCH CAFE (English Text), Boyer, Marie-France
18 Boyer, Marie-France THE FRENCH CAFE (English Text)
London and Paris Thames & Hudson 1996 0500016224 / 9780500016220 2nd U.K. Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 
112pp., plus (viii), monochrome, pictorially illustrated endpapers. Colour plate illustrations throughout (mostly interior decor and setting), plus monochrome, line-drawn section. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Bright gilt title and publisher's device over undamaged brown boards. Textblock unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Photography throughout by Paris-based clicker Eric Morin. An 'essential' book for anyone interested in French life and culture which is so instrinsically connected to the French cafe . . . Contents include: Prelims., Home from Home, The Golden Age, The Workers' Cafe, Artists' Haunts, Really Rural, Style to Style, Cult Cafes, Guide. Book weight approx. 685g. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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KUNWINJKU BIM: Western Arnhem Land Paintings from the Collection of the Aboriginal Arts Board, Brody, Annemarie
19 Brody, Annemarie KUNWINJKU BIM: Western Arnhem Land Paintings from the Collection of the Aboriginal Arts Board
Melbourne, VIC, Australia National Gallery of Victoria 1984 0724101047 / 9780724101047 First Edition. Softcover Very Good 
80pp., colour and b/white halftone plates throughout, plus several line-drawings (rock art depictions) and area map. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour-art ('Kandakid-Plains Kangaroo', by Bob Balirrbalirr Dirdi) card wrapper lightly edgeworn only. A former owner's name on title page, else textblock unmarked. This art catalogue was produced in conjunction with the National Gallery of Victoria Exhibition of Western Arnhem Land Aboriginal Paintings, presented 7 December 1984 until 24 June, 1985. Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Notes on Exhibition, Map, Introduction, Rock Art, Paintings on Bark, Paintings, Artists, Materials and Techniques, Catalogue, Artist Bio's, Bibliography. Additional: A folded (6 page) leaflet promoting this and several other exhibitions of a similar theme, in near fine condition. Item weight approx. 440g. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 28.20 AUD
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BARBARA HEPWORTH: Sculptress, Browse, Lillian (Edited by)
20 Browse, Lillian (Edited by) BARBARA HEPWORTH: Sculptress
London Faber & Faber for the Shenval Press 1946 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good 
12pp., plus (50) + 3, b/white halftone plate frontispiece, plus a 50 plate captioned, unpaginated like section (all works by the internationally acclaimed sculptress). Book clean and square. Khaki-coloured original cloth boards minimally bumped and soiled. No dustjacket. An original seller's sticker on front pastedown, trivial flecks on endpapers, else textblock clean. With an Introduction by William Gibson, this stand-alone volume in the 'Ariel Books On The Arts' series is a relatively early retrospective of the modernist sculptural work of internationally prominent sculptress (Dame) Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975). Book weight approx. 145g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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