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1. Adams, Jeanie; Campbell, David (1995). Made with Meaning: Crafts of Aboriginal Far North Queensland: The Yalga - Binbi Collection (1st ed). Queensland: Yalga-Binbi Institute for Community Development, Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Corporation. 48 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, card covers, stapled, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, minor edgewear, top corner front cover & some pages little worn, spine ends lightly scuffed, faint foxing title page. This book was published in conjunction with an exhibition "Made With Meaning: Crafts of Far North Queensland", curated by Jeanie Adams, and presented as an opening exhibition of the Cairns Regional Gallery in 1995, and thereafter travelled to galleries in other states. Photos by Campbell. ISBN: 1863340041. Our Book No: 26726. $35 AUD.

2. Adams, Marion (editor) (1971). The German Tradition: Aspects of Art and Culture in German-speaking Countries. Sydney: John Wiley & Sons. 220 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, map, corner front cover creased, rear cover lightly foxed, spine faintly creased, minor edgewear, owner's written name. Essays on the German contribution to Western civilisation in fields such as art, music, medieval and modern literature, philosophy, psychology, psychiatry, education, science, politics, economy and foreign affairs. The editor is from the Department of Germanic Studies, University of Melbourne. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0471004618. Our Book No: 21859. $10 AUD.

3. Ailion, Charlie; Sennin, Horuku (introduction) (1959). Bando Hooroku: A Master Potter. Kobe, Japan: Charlie Ailion. 104 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, very good condition, black & white photos, inner hinge split (pages firm), cloth cover lightly toned (rear cover little marked), minor edgewear, autograph (author's written & dated dedication). Illustrated with a block of 27 plates, preceded by introduction & preface in English, and followed by Japanese-language text. Includes an introduction by Horoku Sennin (and his photo). Plus an appendix of artist signatures and imprints. Our Book No: 16442. $100 AUD.

4. Aland, Jenny; Darby, Max (1997). Australian ArtLook (1st ed). Melbourne: Heinemann. 252 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear corners. This book has been written to inspire and empower senior secondary students in their study of Australian art. The text covers the history of Australian art, including an in-depth treatment of the work of indigenous and female artists. Its themes and issues-based approaches make it a flexible teaching resource. ISBN: 0858596342. Our Book No: 25993. $30 AUD.

5. Andersen, Trevor; Bradhurst, Jane (with); Brackenreg, John (foreword) (1984). William Fletcher. Sydney: Trevor Andersen / View Productions. 96 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour photos (paintings), minor edgewear. Documents the artwork of William Fletcher - an Australian painter of still-life, figurative, inner Sydney landscapes and Australian flora. Includes over 70 colour and black and white plates of his work. Sale proceeds were intended to set up a Trust to provide awards for young painters doing tertiary studies. The author is a close friend of the artist and executor of his estate. Bradhurst assisted with the text and the catalogue of the flower paintings. ISBN: 095921190X. Our Book No: 4909. $25 AUD.

6. Archer, Robyn (2010). Detritus: Addressing Culture and the Arts. Perth: University of Western Australia Press (UWAP). 288 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition. Robyn Archer has been a remarkable player in Australia's arts and cultural communities for decades - as a feminist, festival director, singer and writer. In this passionate collection of speeches - some even in song - she investigates the artistic process, and how the public regards, uses and values that work. ISBN: 9781742580678. Our Book No: 14114. $20 AUD.

7. Arts Association, Creative and Practical (1993). Perspectives of Aboriginal Culture and the Creative Arts. Sydney, Milperra: Creative and Practical Arts Association, Inc. 44 pp. Paperback oblong, stapled pamphlet, thin card covers, very good condition, holes punched for filing, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. Traditional lore and culture are explained through dance, drama, music and visual arts. This booklet can be adapted for use in primary and secondary schools. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 23131. $10 AUD.

8. Asensio Cerver, Francisco (1999). Drawing for Beginners (Reprint ed). Cologne: Konemann. 176 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings, light crease cover & few pages, top spine lightly bumped, minor edgewear. This instructional volume presents all the materials and practical tips that many different artists have applied throughout the history of art. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 3829019327. Our Book No: 23768. $10 AUD.

9. Askeland, Jan (1971). Norwegian Painting: A Survey (Unstated reprint or revised ed) [Tanum's Tokens of Norway]. Oslo: Johan Grundt Tanum Forlag. 76 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, card covers, glossy pages, black & white & colour paintings (some full-page), bottom corner rear cover faintly creased, minor edgewear. A brief survey of Norwegian painting. Our Book No: 21381. $10 AUD.

10. Austin, Stanley (1910). The History of Engraving from Its Inception to the Time of Thomas Bewick (Reprint ed). London: T. Werner Laurie. 199 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, olive green cloth cover, good condition, black & white plates (one slightly loose), black & white portrait frontispiece (with tissue guard), pages lightly toned, edges & few pages lightly foxed, corners lightly bumped, tiny edge tear few pages, minor edgewear, owner's rubber stamp & sticker mark front free flyleaf. (Estimated date, 1908 or 1910, Trove catalogue.) The author gives in a concise and popular form, an account of the history of engraving (includes 18 engravings). Our Book No: 23939. $10 AUD.

11. Baker, Candida (2000). The Hidden (1st ed). Sydney: Random House. 185 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page sepia (brown-tinted) photos, faint foxing reverse side jacket, base spine little rubbed, small split front inner hinge (pages firm). Australian novel, by the author of "Women and Horses". A photographer prepares an exhibition of her early work for her London gallery. Sorting through the faded prints she comes across a photo taken in Australia over 20 years before. The photo makes her remember the story she has kept to herself all these years. This is a claustrophobic and chilling tale of madness and memory. ISBN: 1740510119. Our Book No: 28982. $15 AUD.

12. Barber, Barrington (2007). The Fundamentals of Drawing Portraits: A Practical and Inspirational Course (1st ed). London: Arcturus Publishing / Lifetime Distributors. 208 pp. Paperback small quarto, thick card covers (with flaps), very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. This book is an inspirational approach to teaching all aspects of drawing. There are over 300 original illustrations. Written by a teacher and established artist. ISBN: 9781841933191. Our Book No: 27589. $20 AUD.

13. Barber, Shirley (1997). Shirley Barber's Bedtime Stories: Fairytales for Young Children (1st ed). Melbourne: Five Mile Press. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback large quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, few minor creases, minor edgewear corners. First edition. This beautiful book, written and illustrated by Shirley Barber, contains seven magical fairytales, one for every night of the week. Each story introduces children to a wonderful new fairy friend, and features exquisite paintings by the author. ISBN: 1864631139. Our Book No: 9614. $10 AUD.

14. Barkley, Glen (2009). Avoiding Myth and Message: Australian Artists and the Literary World: Includes "The Reader". Sydney, The Rocks: Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA). 69 + 29 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) photos & drawings, faint mark inside front cover & first few pages, minor edgewear. Published for the exhibition "Avoiding Myth & Message: Australian Artists and the Literary World", Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney 7 April - 12 July 2009. Also includes "The Reader", which reproduces a number of works by both artists and writers. All of these texts have in some way influenced the research and development of the exhibition. The Reader allows an insight into the curatorial process and features texts reproduced within the exhibition. ISBN: 9781921034336. Our Book No: 28443. $30 AUD.

15. Bashford, Vivienne (1982). Let's Be Individual: A Guide for the China Painter and Porcelain Artist. Christchurch: Vivienne Bashford. 54 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, black & white drawings, small mark fore-edge, minor edgewear. Estimated date: 1982 (Trove catalogue). This beautiful book demonstrates how this New Zealand artist paints china and porcelain. Our Book No: 22431. $10 AUD.

16. Bass, Tom; Smart, Harris (1996). Tom Bass: Totem Maker (1st ed). Melbourne, Kew: Australian Scholarly Publishing. 148 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, few light scratches covers. This is the story of one of Australia's leading sculptors. He has created many of Australia's most significant and familiar public works including the "Trial of Socrates" at the University of Melbourne, the statue Ethos in Canberra's Civic Square, and the Entrance Sculpture at the National Library. Tom holds the Order of Australia for his services to sculpture. ISBN: 1875606343. Our Book No: 26262. $20 AUD.

17. Bataille, Georges; Richardson, Michael (editor) (2006). The Absence of Myth: Writings on Surrealism (New ed). London: Verso. 211 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, rear cover creased, top & bottom corners some pages little creased, pages lightly toned, bottom corner front cover little creased, remainder stripe, small black texta mark rear cover. The most incisive study yet made of surrealism, insisting on its importance as an artistic cultural and social phenomenon with long-reaching consequences. The book explains Bataille's links with the surrealist movement, and puts new light on his complex and greatly misunderstood relationship with Andre Breton. (Translated from French by Richardson.). ISBN: 9781844675609. Our Book No: 30434. $20 AUD.

18. Beaton, Cecil (1971). My Bolivian Aunt: A Memoir (Reprint ed). London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 170 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, faint foxing top edge, some foxing top edge reverse side & flap jacket (minor edgewear). The noted British photographer writes about his family. This book looks at fashionable Edwardian Hampstead, and the lush jungles and exotic cities of South America. The real star and main focus is the author's Aunt Jessie from Bolivia. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0297004425. Our Book No: 24448. $10 AUD.

19. Bell, Hannah Rachel (2009). Storymen. Melbourne: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 247 pp. Paperback small quarto (with flaps), very good condition, colour text-photos & drawings, minimal edgewear. The art works of noted author Tim Winton and eminent Indigenous (Ngarinyin) lawman Bungal (David) Mowaljarlai have much in common. Both reflect a sacred relationship with the natural world, the biological imperative of a male rite of passage, an emergent urban tribalism, as well as the fundamental role of storytelling in the transmission of cultural knowledge. ISBN: 9780521759960. Our Book No: 14958. $25 AUD.

20. Bennett, Eleanor M.; Dundas, Patricia J. (illustrator) (1988). The Cullity Timbers Kings Park Collection. Perth: Westralian Forest Industries Ltd (WESFI). 176 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, full-page colour illustrations, tiny piece missing base spine, minor edgewear. Heavy. The beautiful paintings in this book are form the "The Cullity Timbers Kings Park Collection" presented by Westralian Forest Industries Limited (WESFI) to the people of Western Australia to mark the 60th anniversary of its subsidiary, Cullity Timbers. ISBN: 0731667921. Our Book No: 24625. $30 AUD.

21. Bevan, Scott (2004). Battle Lines: Australian Artists at War (1st ed). Sydney: Random House. 310 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour photos, minor edgewear jacket, pages lightly toned. The author spoke to the artists that have recorded war history through their art, and put their stories and some examples of their work into this fascinating book. ISBN: 1740512588. Our Book No: 24944. $25 AUD.

22. Bevan, Scott (2014). Bill: The Life of William Dobell (1st ed). Sydney, Cammeray: Simon & Schuster. 497 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, top corner front cover little creased, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. A biography of one of Australia's greatest artists. Explores how ambition and talent took a working class boy a long way in the world from Newcastle to Sydney and overseas, and how the reaction to one painting (Archibald Prize award controversy) almost destroyed him. It is also a celebration of community, and how one man finally discovered where he belonged - in the unlikeliest of places. The author has spent years researching and interviewing Dobell's friends and long-time locals. He discovered that Sir William was accepted as one of their own - in the small town of Wangi Wangi (Lake Macquarie), north of Sydney. ISBN: 9781925030549. Our Book No: 40426. $25 AUD.

23. Bewick, Thomas (illustrator) (1982). A New Years Gift for Little Masters and Misses (1st this ed) [Facsimile Editions, Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, Toronto Public Library]. London / Tokyo: Bodley Head / Holp Shuppan. Unnum 31 pp. Hardback small, very good condition, lacks text, brown & cream woodcuts on rectos only, gilt title front cover & spine, decorative edges around each woodcut. In publisher's brown leatherette clamshell box, minimal rubbing. In cardboard slipcase, tiny closed tear fore-edge. Facsimile edition. A children's picture book published in 1777 by T. Saint, for W. Charnley. This very small book has no text and the woodcuts are printed on one side only . There are 31 woodcuts, 13 of which illustrate the stories of Cinderella, Puss In Boots, and Little Red Riding Hood. (One of a set of 35 handsome facsimiles in 28 slipcases.). Our Book No: 30590. $30 AUD.

24. Bezor, Annette; Grayson, Richard (essay) (2000). Annette Bezor: A Passionate Gaze (1st ed). Adelaide, Kent Town: Wakefield Press. 65 pp. Hardback wide quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour illustrations, minor edgewear jacket, bottom corner rear cover lightly bumped, tiny scuff bottom corner rear cover. The art of Australian artist Annette Bezor speaks eloquently to a wide audience about the cultural issues and social mechanisms of gender, sexuality, beauty, desire, the body, identity, and their representation. Bezor's painting style ties together many aspects of painting. The history of painting is shown in contemporary forms of communication and representation, including photography, computer-manipulated imagery and the electronic transmission of images. ISBN: 1862545286. Our Book No: 27787. $25 AUD.

25. Birnberg, Margo (2012). What is Aboriginal Art? (Reprint ed). Marleston, SA: J. B. Publishing. 36 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, colour text-photos, bottom corner front cover lightly creased, minor edgewear. This booklet looks at Aboriginal art from the rock painting of ancient times to modern art. Some of the areas covered are: The Dreaming, important ceremonial sites, language of art, different forms of art, artifacts from different regions, map of Australia with tribal areas of the Central Desert & Western Desert & Kimberley area, urban art, the future, and The Dreamtime today. ISBN: 1876622660. Our Book No: 29187. $14 AUD.

26. Bjork, Christina; Anderson, Lena (illustrator); Sandin, Joan (translation) (1992). Linnea in Monet's Garden (Reprint ed) [Linnea Books]. New York: R. & S. Books. 53 pp. Hardback large octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour & black & white photos & drawings, faint foxing top edge. Linnea visits Monet's garden. The beautiful illustrations and photos make this delightful children's picture book a joy to look at and learn about the French artist. ISBN: 9129583144. Our Book No: 21049. $12 AUD.

27. Blashki, Pam; Pugh, Clifton (1985). Chai the Kangaroo (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Heinemann. 48 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings (some full-page), faint foxing reverse side jacket, light rubbing base spine. Pictures by Clifton Pugh, text by Pam Blashki. Children's picture story about Chai, the pet kangaroo adopted by artist Clifton Pugh. This story is partly funny, partly sad, but told exactly as it happened. ISBN: 0858593831. Our Book No: 22413. $18 AUD.

28. Bloem, Marja; Browne, Martin; McCahon, William (essay); Bail, Murray (essay); Pound, Francis (essay) (2004). Colin McCahon: A Question of Faith (Reprint ed). Nelson, NZ / Amsterdam: Craig Potton Publishing / Stedeliik Museum. 271 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos (including frontispiece), colour paintings, minimal edgewear jacket (tiny tear top corner rear cover). Heavy (1.8 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Published to coincide with the exhibition "Colin McCahon: A Question of Faith" which appeared at the Stedliik Museum, Amsterdam, 30 August - 10 November, 2002, then at City Gallery - Wellington, Auckland Art Gallery, National Gallery of Victoria, and Art Gallery of New South Wales, during 2002 - 2004. This book is both the catalogue for the exhibition, and also acknowledges the first modern New Zealand painter of major international importance. There are reproductions of the 78 paintings in the exhibition, and a further 112 illustrations of artworks and historical photos. Essays by the exhibition's curator Marja Bloem, the artist's son William McCahon, the Australian writer Murray Bail and the New Zealand art historian Francis Pound, address the themes of the exhibition. There is an extensive chronology of the artist's life, an up-to-date bibliography, and the first comprehensive listing of the artist's solo and selected group exhibitions. This is the perfect book for anyone interested in this visionary artist. ISBN: 0908802919. Our Book No: 27769. $80 AUD.

29. Bloemen, Anne; Mason, Bonita (2002). Broome: Through the Lens of Master Photographer Fernande Kuypers. Broome, WA: Broome Historical Society. 112 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. Fernande Kuypers, of Belgium's Studio Leyssen, printed and mounted nearly 200 of the photographs that she took in Broome during a three week visit in 2001. These photos formed an exhibition, on the theme of Broome's festival of the pearl, Shinju Matsuri: Many People - One Community. She then donated the collection to the people of Broome in appreciation of their warmth and welcome. The Broome campus of the University of Notre Dame Australia accepted the gift, on behalf of the community, and is looking after and exhibiting the collection. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 0957993110. Our Book No: 25189. $20 AUD.

30. Bosse, Abraham; Blum, Andre (1924). L'Oeuvre Grave D'Abraham Bosse [French language]. Paris: Editions Albert Morance. 94 + 44 pp. Hardback wide (folder), thick papered board cover, red cloth spine (gilt lettering), very good condition, ribbon ties, booklet & sheets (engravings) loosely inserted, booklet top edges uncut, cover corner little bumped (top edge little worn). (French language.)A collection of 44 looseleaf engravings by 17th century French artist Abraham Bosse, presented in a stiff card folder with ribbon ties, together with a 94-page booklet, being an introduction to the 44 looseleaf plates. Our Book No: 14380. $80 AUD.

31. Boswell, Annabella Alexandrina Campbell (1992). Annabella Boswell's Other Journal 1848 - 1851, called "Further Recollections of My Early Days in Australia" (1st ed) [Australian Books on Demand]. Canberra: Mulini Press. 75 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. The fascinating diary of a young women growing up in New South Wales coastal town of Port Macquarie in the 1830s and 1840s. This is her second diary which continues her story describing visits to relatives and friends in the 1840s. She continues her interest in painting Australian wildflowers and in education and reading. It is an interesting book which shows the other side of life for the pioneers of the outback. ISBN: 0949910333. Our Book No: 29739. $30 AUD.

32. Boucher, Geoff (2013). Adorno Reframed: Interpreting Key Thinkers for the Arts (1st ed) [Contemporary Thinkers Reframed]. London: I. B. Tauris. 163 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, figures, front hinge minimally split (pages firm). A comprehensive introduction to Theodor Adorno, and re-examines the German utopian philosopher who believed authentic art could save the world. The author describes him as a revolutionary whose subversive irony and profoundly historical aesthetics defended the integrity of the individual against social totality. Written by senior lecturer at Deakin University, Australia. ISBN: 9781848859470. Our Book No: 29468. $15 AUD.

33. Bowman, Lisa (1998). Australians on Arthur Boyd (1st ed). Melbourne: Australia Post. 40 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, colour illustrations, black & white drawings & photos, minor edgewear, crease in rear cover, rear cover little rubbed. This book commemorates Arthur Boyd's recognition as the 1999 'Australia Post Australian Legend' and features a collection of tributes and stories by some of his closest friends and colleagues. The book provides an overview of the life and work of an artist whose vision and acts of philanthropy have added a richness to the culture and aspirations of Australia. Our Book No: 26717. $18 AUD.

34. Bradford, Tricia (1988). Modern Trends in Porcelain Art: Techniques and Textures for Fur and Feathers (1st ed). Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 96 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, colour photos, minor edgewear jacket (flaps little creased), faint foxing top edge, slight crease few pages. A beautiful reference book for porcelain painters. In this book there are a number of lessons with over thirty subjects painted in a wide variety of techniques ranging from traditional to contemporary - from delicate to dramatic, and from soft pastel to rich flamboyant colour. There is a full or half-page colour reproduction to illustrate each lesson, and a wealth of knowledge to be gained from each artist. ISBN: 0864171722. Our Book No: 26965. $20 AUD.

35. Bradley, Kevin (editor) (2006). John Meredith, a Tribute: Folklore Collector, Photographer, Writer, Performer. Canberra: National Library of Australia (NLA). 62 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white photos (mostly full-page), minor edgewear corners, faint foxing title page. This book is the story of John Meredith who was born in 1920 and died in 2001. During his active life he was a folklore collector, developed an interest in photography, wrote several books (many about folk music), and became involved in the folk music scene. He came from a rural working class background. He was known to be a giving person and tended to make friends easily. ISBN: 0642276366. Our Book No: 30505. $20 AUD.

36. Breaden, J. C. (1942). Beautiful Hobart and Surroundings: 81 views. [Hobart]: Examiner Press. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, stapled, fair plus condition, card cover (spine repaired, corner tips missing, lightly foxed), black & white photos, pages lightly toned as usual, some edgewear. Tourist brochure of photographs about Hobart and southern Tasmania, including panorama centre pages. (No map on inside rear cover, which is present in some editions.). Our Book No: 16156. $10 AUD.

37. Breskin Zalben, Jane; Shakespeare, William; Gundersheimer, Werner (foreword) (1987). William Shakespeare: Starlight and Moonshine: Poetry of the Supernatural. New York: Orchard Books. 48 pp. Hardback wide octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), gilt lettering spine & cover, colour paintings, minor edgewear jacket (tiny tear top spine), minor foxing top edge. Distinguished artist and writer Jane Breskin Zalben makes a sensitive selection of passages from the plays of Shakespeare. Some of the poems are classics that will be familiar to readers. Others will be delightful discoveries. Ms Zalben creates delicate watercolour paintings to accompany and interpret each poem. This is a beautiful book for anyone interested in poems and drama of this fascinating part of history. Foreword by director, Folger Shakespeare Library. ISBN: 0531057283. Our Book No: 21569. $12 AUD.

38. Breunesse, Caroline; McCreadie, Catherine (translator) (1997). Visiting Vincent van Gogh [Adventures in Art]. Munich: Prestel-Verlag. 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, colour drawings. This series opens up the world of art to children of all ages. This very special children's picture book visits the different places where the famous Dutch artist lived and worked, and shows how he saw the world which he captured in his brightly coloured paintings. ISBN: 3791318764. Our Book No: 25128. $12 AUD.

39. Bridge, Sydney Harbour (1982). The Bridge Opened: Official Opening, 19th March, 1932 [Sydney Harbour Bridge]. Sydney: Pylon Press. 49 pp. Paperback narrow quarto, very good condition, card covers, stapled, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. Reproduced here are parts of two brochures: "Sydney Harbour Bridge: Official Souvenir and Programme", released for the opening on 19 March 1932, and "The Bridge Opened", released shortly thereafter. ISBN: 0959359206. Our Book No: 22409. $10 AUD.

40. Brown, David (2014). Learn to Draw Dogs (New ed). London: HarperCollins. 63 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & one-colour drawings, few one-colour photos, bottom corner front cover little bent, minor edgewear, reader creases along spine. This book will help you to draw dogs like a professional. The easy-to-follow guide, has step-by-step illustrations, helpful hints, how to choose the right medium, using photos, how to include the dog's surroundings. ISBN: 9780007925223. Our Book No: 29799. $15 AUD.

41. Brown, Sandra L. (1991). Textures and Techniques for Porcelain and Ceramics (1st ed). Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 48 pp. Hardback large quarto, no jacket as issued, pictorial cloth cover, very good condition, black & white & colour photos (including frontispiece), light foxing flyleaf, covers little rubbed. A beautiful reference book for porcelain painters. This very special book gives instructions on how to use textures, raised pastes and gold underlay, enamels, petit point paste, acid look effect paste, modern texturing pastes and cloisonne enamellling. There are eleven detailed projects, heavily illustrated. The author is well known for creative and experimental effects in porcelain, glass, watercolour and mixed media, and for her interest in textural effects. ISBN: 0864173873. Our Book No: 26495. $30 AUD.

42. Buckner, Robin (1996). Art and Design: Book Two (1st ed). Sydney, Roseville: McGraw Hill. 220 pp. Paperback quarto, good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, top corners covers creased & lightly rubbed, top corners pages lightly creased. This book is the second text in a new Senior Visual Arts series and has been written to address the requirements of new courses that link to the national Statement and Profiles for Australian schools. The book has strong practical emphasis, and is designed to help students acquire the skills for designing and creating artworks using different art media. This volume covers the additional areas of study of Ceramics and Sculpture, Painting, Printmaking and Computers in Art and Design. Suitable for all art courses, including TAFE courses. ISBN: 0074702734. Our Book No: 26352. $30 AUD.

43. Bunny, Rupert; Eagle, Mary (1991). The Art of Rupert Bunny (1st ed). Canberra: Australian National Gallery (ANG). 257 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour paintings, black & white drawings, small mark bottom corner rear cover & last page, covers lightly scratched, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This illustrated publication catalogues 63 of Rupert Bunny's paintings in the collection of the Australian National Galley, Canberra - the largest collection of his paintings in Australia. ISBN: 0642130892. Our Book No: 24049. $45 AUD.

44. Burton, Pamela (2012). The Waterlow Killings: A Portrait of a Family Tragedy. Melbourne, Carlton: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 256 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear, errata slip loosely inserted. Biography of the man who killed his father and sister in November 2009 at his sister's home in Randwick (a southern Sydney suburb). The author highlights the issues that confront families coping with mental illness, in this case, paranoid schizophrenia - and how the killer "slipped through the cracks" of the mental health system (in both Australia and Britain) over many years. ISBN: 9780522862317. Our Book No: 27097. $12 AUD.

45. Butel, Elizabeth; Preston, Margaret (1986). Margaret Preston: The Art of Constant Rearrangement. Melbourne, Ringwood: Viking / Penguin Books / Art Gallery of New South Wales. 100 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, colour photos (paintings), some edgewear & rubbing jacket. Originally published as a paperback for the exhibition "Margaret Preston" at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Richly illustrated with colour reproductions of Margaret Prestons paintings, this hardback reprint traces her artistic development from the achievements of her early maturity to the exploration of new techniques and styles when she was in her late sixties, and presents many of her lively theories. ISBN: 0670811319. Our Book No: 25601. $20 AUD.

46. Butler, Roger (2007). Printed: Images in Colonial Australia 1801 - 1901. Canberra: National Gallery of Australia (NGA). 294 pp. Hardback small folio, dustjacket, as new condition (in as new jacket), pictorial cover, colour and sepia (brown-tinted) prints (some full-page, frontispiece). Heavy (2.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A collection of prints from the National Gallery of Australia that focuses on the history of printmaking in Australia during its colonial period. Published to accompany the National Gallery of Australia's exhibition, "The Story of Australian Printmaking 1801 - 2005", this book is the first of three volumes to be published on printmaking in Australia. Roger Butler is the senior curator of Australian prints and drawings at the National Gallery of Australia. ISBN: 9780642541802. Our Book No: 17300. $60 AUD.

47. Butler, Sally (2007). Our Way: Contemporary Aboriginal Art from Lockhart River (1st ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 136 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour text-reproductions, minimal edgewear. Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book introduces the unique art of a group of young Aboriginal artists from far north Queensland's Lockhart River community. Their art is about 'Sandbeach' culture and community and its spectacular wilderness environment in Cape York Peninsula. This is the first time this art is brought together in the one place. ISBN: 9780702236341. Our Book No: 28286. $40 AUD.

48. Caira, Alma (2000). Ceramic and Glassware Style: Paint Your Own Tableware, Glassware, and Decorative Objects (1st ed). New York: Watson-Guptill Publications. 136 pp. Paperback small square quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour text-photos & drawings, minimal edgewear. This very useful book presents over 30 original projects featuring easy-to-use paints, ranging from simple freehand designs to more complex patterns created by masking and stenciling. There are more than a dozen templates in this idea-packed book. Practical and inspirational, this beautiful book is comprehensive and sure to become an important part of your life. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0823005887. Our Book No: 21744. $15 AUD.

49. Campbell, David; Peel, John; Egan, Jack (selected by) (2009). Song for a Wren: Country Poems and Images. Blackheath, NSW: WriteLight Pty Ltd. 103 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour photos, autograph (photographer's written name title page). In 1986, author Jack Egan and photographer John Peel collaborated on a book of David Campbell's country poems - but never published. Peel has now assembled some of the originally selected poems and photographs, and added more photographs that evoke Campbell's haunting poetry. Campbell (1915 - 1979) was a decorated RAAF pilot during WW2, before taking over Wells Station, his family's pastoral property north of Canberra. He has written 11 books of poetry, and had a considerable following via The Bulletin magazine. ISBN: 9780980687804. Our Book No: 14009. $40 AUD.

50. Carlin, Scot; Martin, Megan; Watts, Peter (foreword) (2001). Augusto Lorenzini: Italian Artist Decorator in Victorian Sydney (1st ed). Sydney, Glebe: Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. 71 pp. Hardback large octavo, pictorial cover, no jacket as issued, illustrated endpapers, very good condition, colour illustrations, few black & white text-photos, slight bump top spine. This book is published in association with the exhibition "Augusto Lorenzini, Italian Artist Decorator" at Elizabeth Bay House June-November 2001. Megan Martin's research into the life of Augusto Lorenzini is published here for the first time with an analysis of high Victorian decorative taste in New South Wales (NSW) by the curator of Elizabeth Bay House, Scott Carlin. ISBN: 094975398X. Our Book No: 27603. $15 AUD.

51. Carter, Michael (1990). Putting a Face on Things: Studies in Imaginary Materials (Reprint ed). Sydney: Power Publications / Power Institute of Fine Arts. 288 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white illustrations, spine lightly creased, bottom corner rear cover creased, minor edgewear. About art and imagery, specifically an image or object in which a particularly rich imaginative impulse can be seen at work. By an academic at the Power Institute of Fine Arts, University of Sydney. ISBN: 0909952310. Our Book No: 23215. $10 AUD.

52. Cassab, Judy (1995). Judy Cassab Diaries. Sydney: Alfred A. Knopf / Random House Australia. 518 pp. Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour photos, minor edgewear jacket (top corners scuffed), spine ends little bumped, faint remainder stripe. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book is a selection from a lifetime of journal entries, which tell the story of an exceptional woman, a successful and driven artist, mother, wife and friend. It is the story of one of Australia's finest painters who lived through the trauma of war, displacement and migration (as a Hungarian Jew) and the struggle to find a new life in a new land. ISBN: 0091831024. Our Book No: 29097. $30 AUD.

53. Castle, Peter (1979). Collecting and Valuing Old Photographs (2nd ed). London: Bell & Hyman. 176 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, top corner rear cover rubbed & lightly scuffed, spine lightly faded, reader crease spine, top edge lightly foxed, written name inside front cover, faint toning edges & pages, covers lightly marked, bottom corner front cover little worn. A illustrated look at the fascinating hobby of photograph collecting. ISBN: 0713511451. Our Book No: 26950. $15 AUD.

54. Chaloupka, George (1982). Burrunguy, Nourlangie Rock. [Darwin]: Northart. 40 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), pictorial cover, colour photos, map front endpapers, tear centre front cover repaired, minimal foxing top edge reverside side jacket, minor edgewear. Burrunguy, also called Nourlangie Rock, is the best known and most important feature of the Kakadu National Park, which comprises of the western edge and the surrounding lowlands of the vast Arnhem Land Plateau. This fascinating book tells the story of Burrunguy and illustrates the many Aboriginal art works found there. (No date, but 1982, Trove.). ISBN: 094969200X. Our Book No: 25951. $10 AUD.

55. Chanin, Eileen; Miller, Steven (2015). Awakening Four Lives in Art. Adelaide, Mile End: Wakefield Press. 229 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, black & white text-photos, few cartoons, minor edgewear corners. This book is about four Australian women artists. Four short biographies trace their parallel lives. Born in Australia between 1869 and 1893, they made their reputations around the world. Dora Ohlfsen in Rome, Louise Dyer in Paris, Clarice Zander in London and Mary Cecil Allen in New York. The book looks at the period between the close of the 19th century up to the outbreak of the Second World War. The women were from colonial Victoria and worked from the early years of Federation, a time when women emerged with a sense of their own place in the world of artistic endeavour. ISBN: 9781743053652. Our Book No: 29006. $20 AUD.

56. Chichester, Francis (1981). 50th Anniversary of Sir Francis Chichester's Flight Across the Tasman [First-Day Cover & Photo]. Sydney: Australia Post. N/A pp. Ephemera, envelope, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, rubber stamps, memento sticker. Plus: photograph, very good condition, sepia (brown-coloured), minimal edge tear, annotation rear side. First-day cover: Has sticker signed by Capt. R. Ockenden, and J. Koch (Re-Enactment Party). Commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first east-west solo crossing of the Tasman Sea by Chichester in 1931: Auckland to Norfolk Island, then to Lord Howe Island, then to Jervis Bay, NSW. Photograph: Shows picture of aircraft ZK-AKK plus onlookers, perhaps on Lord Howe Island, plus autograph of Chichester (copy, possibly dated 1967 according to annotation rear cover). Our Book No: 16811. $15 AUD.

57. City Council, Willoughby (2014). There's Something in the Water: A Compilation of Children's Short Stories and Artworks [Wildlife Story Book Series]. Sydney, Chatswood: Willoughby City Council. 62 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled, very good condition, illustrated thick card covers, colour drawings, top corner rear cover creased, white background lightly marked rear cover, base spine little rubbed, minor edgewear. This book of short stories is part of an educational project designed to facilitate 'kids teaching kids' about local wildlife in the Willoughby area on Sydney's north shore. Year 5 classes at each primary school in Willoughby were asked to focus on their local water catchment and the wildlife that depends on it. An educational talk was given to the students so they could learn more about the Willoughby waterways and the animals that live in ponds, creeks, the Lane Cove River, and Middle Harbour. The children then wrote a story (and created art) on a particular animal, and read the story to a younger student. This book contains the winning stories from the participating schools. ISBN: 9780646927251. Our Book No: 29042. $20 AUD.

58. Clark, Jane; McCaughey, Patrick (essay) (1987). Sidney Nolan, Landscapes and Legends: A Retrospective Exhibition: 1937 - 1987. Sydney, The Rocks: International Cultural Corporation of Australia. 176 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white & text-photos, covers lightly rubbed, minor edgewear corners covers & few pages. Heavy. This book has been published to accompany the retrospective exhibition held to honour the artist's 70th birthday. ISBN: 0642115397. Our Book No: 26777. $30 AUD.

59. Clark, John (2009). Picturing Australia: National Library of Australia Collection Highlights (1st ed). Canberra: National Library of Australia (NLA). 87 pp. Paperback wide trade, card covers, very good plus condition, colour illustrations. The images in this book have been selected from the Pictures Collection of the National Library of Australia. They chronicle the stories of people, places and events in Australia's history. ISBN: 9780642276667. Our Book No: 25458. $25 AUD.

60. Clark, Jane; Whitelaw, Bridget (1985). Golden Summers: Heidelberg and Beyond (1st, p/b ed). Sydney: International Cultural Corporation (ICC). 202 pp. Paperback small folio, very good condition, black & white drawings & text-photos, colour paintings, edges little rubbed, pages faintly toned, some edgewear corners. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Traces the early history of Australian artists Streeton, Roberts, McCubbin, Fox and others (the Heidelberg school). The book has been published to complement the exhibitions during 1985 - 1986 in Victoria, Sydney, South Australia, and Western Australia. Includes brief biographies of the artists. ISBN: 0642081824. Our Book No: 28043A. $25 AUD.

61. Clough, Peter (1996). Clay in the Classroom (1st ed). London: G+B Arts International. 112 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white & colour text-photos, black & white drawings, tiny dent bottom edge. (Distributed in Australia by Craftsman House). In this book, the author discusses the basics necessary for successfully working with clay in school. He covers the types of clays, storage, building techniques and firing - with and without a kiln. The illustrations are examples of the work of primary school children. ISBN: 9057030810. Our Book No: 22528. $15 AUD.

62. Collins, Jeff; Mayblin, Bill (2000). Introducing Derrida (Reprint ed). Sydney: Icon / Allen & Unwin. 171 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white cartoons, minor edgewear. Describes the key strategies of Derrida's writings, explains their controversial effects in philosophy, and shows how Derrida has put them to work in literature, art, architecture and politics. Written and illustrated with wit and clarity, the book offers a starting point for an intellectual adventure that threatens to disturb some of the most comfortable habits of contemporary thought. ISBN: 1840461187. Our Book No: 24843. $12 AUD.

63. Committee, Doubly Gifted (1993-2009). Doubly Gifted: Annual Jazz Art Happening (8 issues). Sydney: Waverley Library. Each: 12 pp. Each issue: Stapled pamphlet, quarto format, very good condition, card cover, staples lightly rusted, minor edgewear. An incomplete set of 8 issues of the exhibition catalogue for the Annual Jazz Art Happening, being an exhibition of paintings, ceramics and sculpture by jazz musicians, including Graeme Bell, held at Waverley Library (in Sydney's eastern suburbs) in September each year. Consists of: 2nd (1993), 3rd (1994), 5th (1996), 6th (1997), 7th (1998), 8th (1998), 13th (2004) and 18th (2009) issues. Our Book No: 15538. $30 AUD.

64. Connell, Margaret (1990). Where the Wildflowers Bloom: An Artist's Outback Journey. Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 80 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour watercolour paintings, minor edgewear & rubbing, minor foxing pastedowns, minor foxing reverse side jacket (few tiny dents front cover). A collection of 43 exquisite paintings of Australian flowers (including two butterflies). The author describes a long collecting journey through the outback of Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, the Northern Territory, and South Australia. ISBN: 086417280X. Our Book No: 23209. $12 AUD.

65. Cottler, Joseph (1946). Man with Wings: The Story of Leonardo da Vinci (Reprint ed). London: George G. Harrap. 174 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white drawings, faint foxing edges, boards lightly marked, corners bumped, small edge pieces missing jacket (edge tears, flap clipped, small ink stain bottom edge), tiny ink mark front flyleaf, sticker, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. This biography is mainly about the inventor rather than the painter. Leonardo da Vinci was more interested in inventing than painting. This book will interest younger readers as well as adults because it gives a simple and direct picture of a man whose laboratory was the world around him. Our Book No: 24465. $12 AUD.

66. Coveny, Christopher (1883). Twenty Scenes from the Works of Dickens Designed and Etched by Christopher Coveny [Etchings from Dickens by Christopher Coveny]. Sydney: Thos. (Thomas) H. Fielding / John Sands (Printer). 120 pp. Hardback large folio (32.0 x 25.2 cm), original light brown cloth (moire-silk-covered) boards (gilt lettering front cover), original half-bound (dark brown morocco leather spine & corners, with gilt outlining), good plus condition, full-page engravings, new plain endpapers, top edge gilt, faint tide marks edges few pages (previous water contact now dry), cloth cover worn (ring stain on front cover), minor foxing (particularly first & last pages), edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. (Limited edition of 219 copies, source National Gallery of Australia.) A scarce book of engravings of scenes from Dickens by an Australian artist, and published in Australia. The etchings depict memorable scenes from his early novels, particularly Pickwick Papers. There are two title pages, one engraved and one letterpress, and an introduction. Interleaved between the engravings are a page with a small text box that include quotations from his novels. Plate 7 is presented in two states (one on India paper). Printing of the etchings was supervised by C. M. Buck. Podeschi H1042. Ferguson 9140A. Christopher John Coveny (1846 - 1941) abandoned his law practice briefly for teaching, but then became an engraver. This is his most famous work. His etchings were similar to those of Phiz - so he did two extra plates (title page & plate 7) to prove his originality (as explained in a preliminary note). His career was short-lived, however, as he suffered a nervous breakdown in 1884. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 14834. $250 AUD.

67. Crane, Walter (1980). Flower's from Shakespeare's Garden: A Posy from the Plays, Pictured by Walter Crane. London: Cassell Ltd. 40 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition, silver drawing front board, colour drawings, bottom edge & spine ends rubbed, minor edgewear jacket (lightly faded). This book was first published in 1906, and this classic reissue is as charming as it was then. One of a series of 'flower fantasies' produced by Crane towards the end of his life, it combines the originality of his earlier illustrative work with haunting fragments of quotations from Shakespeare. ISBN: 0289709105. Our Book No: 29653. $15 AUD.

68. Cripps, Lindsay (2007). The Mystery of the Ruby Glasses (1st ed). Sydney: Lothian Books. 159 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition. Shey goes to stay at her Uncle's home, a dusty old house full of paintings. She finds a beautiful old pair of opera glasses, studded with rubies. When she puts them on she is transported into the paintings. A great first juvenile fiction book (fantasy fiction) recommended for ages 8 upwards. ISBN: 9780734408044. Our Book No: 22778. $10 AUD.

69. Dainty (1908). Picturesque Australia: Its Flowers and its Views: Queensland no 2 [Dainty Series]. City Not Stated: Publisher Not Stated. Unnum pp. Paperback oblong quarto, fair plus condition, card cover, yapp edges (cover extends beyond page margins), full-page black & white plates, tissue guards (detached, creased), colour page borders, ribbon tie along spine, toning & foxing reverse side plates, insect damage patch front cover, edgewear, bookplate inside front cover. (Estimated date, 1908, Trove catalogue.) Photographic views, consisting of title page, and 12 full-page captioned photographic views of Queensland, each set within a border of coloured captioned native wild flowers. Our Book No: 15959. $20 AUD.

70. Darby, Dr Garry; Emanuel, Cedric (illustrator) (2006). Cedric Emanuel: I Know You Are an Artist: 1906 - 1995. Sydney, Rosebery: Hippo Books (Printer). 82 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good plus condition, black & white drawings & photos, minimal edgewear. (Estimated date, 2006, Trove catalogue.) This biography tells the story of a prolific and successful Sydney artist who earned a lifetime income from his well-known artwork. Superb pencil drawings by Cedric Emanuel are included in the book. There is a list of the books illustrated by Cedric from 1945 to 1988. ISBN: 0646455885. Our Book No: 28922. $30 AUD.

71. Davies, Alan (curator) (1984). Fixed in Time: Australian Photographs 1845 to 1984. Sydney: State Library of New South Wales Press. Unnum 13 pp. Paperback quarto, card covers, stapled pamphlet, very good plus condition, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos. Estimated date: 1984. A photographic exhibition sponsored by the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper. This exhibition catalogue of Australian photography is drawn from the collections of the State Library of New South Wales. This exhibition is designed to give a wider appreciation of photographs, increase awareness of their value as documents, and increase a more responsible attitude towards their preservation. Our Book No: 22132. $12 AUD.

72. Davies, Paul B.; Faerber, Kevin; Longhurst, Terry; Pattison, David; O'Neill, Amanda (text); de Ste. Croix, Philip (editor) (2001). The Beginner's Guide to Drawing Cartoons: A Step-by-step Guide to Drawing Fantastic Cartoons. Bath: Parragon. Unnum pp. Paperback quarto (with flaps), very good condition, colour & single-colour cartoons, coloured edges, minor edgewear. Hints on drawing cartoons and comic strips. The step-by-step instructions by four professional cartoonists reveal the tricks of the trade to get you started. How to create a host of entertaining cartoon characters, building up your drawings in easy stages. ISBN: 0752589814. Our Book No: 29152. $18 AUD.

73. de Berquelle, Raymond (1986). Australia: Photographic Essays 1965 - 1985. Sydney, Epping: Raymond de Berquelle. 128 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, black & white photos, few surface scratches covers, printed contents list loosely taped inside rear cover. A pictorial record of Australia. The many black & white photos taken by the author make this a special book for anyone wanting to know a little about Australia. ISBN: 0958866015. Our Book No: 23773. $20 AUD.

74. De Robeck, Nesta (1934). The Christmas Presepio in Italy (1st ed). Florence, Italy: Giulio Giannini & Figlio. 32 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, very good condition, affixed paper label title front cover, illustrated covers, full-page single-colour illustrations, spine little faded, pages little toned. This charming little book describes the Presepio which is a Nativity Scene also known as a manger scene, crib, or creche. Every year in Italy the Presepio becomes a special exhibition particularly during the Christmas season, of art objects representing the birth of jesus. The history of the Presepio begun in Bethlehem. Our Book No: 29177. $50 AUD.

75. De Simone, Daniel (editor) (2004). A Heavenly Craft: The Woodcut in Early Printed Books: Illustrated Books Purchased By Lessing J. Rosenwald at the Sale of the Library of C. W. Dyson Perrins (1st ed). New York: George Braziller. 222 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour illustrations, illustrated endpapers, minor edgewear jacket (tiny tear bottom edge), minor edgewear corners few pages, top corner rear cover bumped. Heavy (1.6 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book explores both books and art. Paul Needham chronicles the history of the C. W. Dyson Perrins book auction, noting highlights in the collection. Lilian Armstrong, an art historian, looks at woodcut designs printed in early Italian books. Daniela Laube looks at the 15th and early 16th-century work of printers and woodcut designers in Germany. Daniel De Simone begins to build on 19th and 20th century scholarship in early woodcut illustration. This book has been published for an exhibition in New York, Washington and Dallas, Texas in 2004 - 2005. ISBN: 0807615366. Our Book No: 25781. $40 AUD.

76. Delamotte, F. (1996). Historic Ornamental Alphabets (Reprint ed). Stepney, SA: Axiom Publishing. Unnum 62 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. A selection of unique alphabets from the 8th to the 17th Century. Drawn from Vatican, German and British historic texts. Originally published as the "Book of Ornamental Alphabets Ancient and Medieval" by F. Delamotte. A good source of style and inspiration for the calligrapher, scholar, crafts person and anyone interested in historical art. ISBN: 0947338462. Our Book No: 23997. $18 AUD.

77. della Dora, Veronica (2016). Mountain Nature and Culture (1st ed) [The Earth Series]. London: Reaktion Books. 264 pp. Paperback wide trade, thick card covers (with flaps), very good condition, black & white & colour photos, minor edgewear, top corners on pages little bent. This fascinating book is a journey through mountain peaks, both real and imaginary. Shows how the history of mountains is deeply interlaced with cultural values and aesthetic tastes, with religious beliefs and scientific practices. There are 137 illustrations, 99 in colour which explore these giants of nature, which are found in art, literature, science, sport, religion and myth. ISBN: 9781780236476. Our Book No: 29995. $30 AUD.

78. Dempsey, Mike (editor); Shackleton, Tim (introduction) (1978). Bubbles: Early Advertising Art From A. & F. Pears Ltd. Queensland: Fontana Paperbacks. 70 pp. Paperback small quarto, thick card covers, good condition, full-page colour & black & white posters, faint tidemarks bottom edge (former water contact now dry), bottom corner tip front cover creased, laminate coating little worn spine, spine & rear cover little faded, minor edgewear corners. This book contains the famous 'Bubbles' advert, which became a classic advert for this British soapmaker, plus other Pears adverts that have been long forgotten but are here collected in this fascinating book. The advertising material reflects the changing fashions and tastes of the period, and it is a nostalgic look at the advertising art of a bygone era. ISBN: 0006354203. Our Book No: 29065. $18 AUD.

79. Done, Ken (2016). A Life Coloured In (1st ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 344 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, illustrated inside covers, bottom corner front cover little creased, minor edgewear. Autobiography of famous Australian artist who lives in Sydney. Ken Done uses his charm, self-deprecating humour and wonderful unique artwork to bring his fascinating story to life. His family, home and painting help to keep him going through good and bad times. ISBN: 9780733334764. Our Book No: 29284. $20 AUD.

80. Dover, Barbara (1989). Drawing: An Approach for Secondary Schools (Reprint ed). [Melbourne]: Secondary Art/Craft Standing Committee, Education Department of Victoria. 118 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, light creasing top spine & covers & pages, bottom corner tip rear cover little worn, minor edgewear. This book introduces a range of possible drawing approaches that can be further developed by students and teachers to suit their own particular situations. The author has a special interest in drawing and the teaching of drawing. ISBN: 0724131930. Our Book No: 27288. $20 AUD.

81. Dunbar, Diane (1991). Thomas Bock: Convict Engraver, Society Portraitist: Exhibition and Catalogue (1st ed). Tasmania: Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, Launceston / Australian National Gallery, Canberra. 107 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, full-page colour photos (paintings), black & white drawings, tables, top corner tip front cover little scuffed, small stain bottom corner few pages, faint foxing flyleaf, minor edgewear. This catalogue is published on the occasion of exhibitions in 1991 held at the Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery in Launceston, the Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery in Hobart, and at the Australian National Gallery in Canberra. Thomas Bock was one of Australia's most important colonial history artists. Curated and coordinated by Diane Dunbar. ISBN: 0642158797. Our Book No: 28464. $15 AUD.

82. Duncan, Alastair (1997). Art Deco (Reprint ed) [World of Art]. London: Thames & Hudson. 216 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, light bump base spine, covers little scratched (corner tips little creased), minor edgewear. A comprehensive guide and history of the art deco style - an encyclopaedia and handbook for the enthusiast, student or collector. There are 194 illustrations, 44 in colour. ISBN: 0500202303. Our Book No: 28428. $20 AUD.

83. Duncan, Alastair; De Bartha, Georges; Juvelis, Priscilla (preface) (1989). Art Nouveau and Art Deco Bookbinding: French Masterpieces 1880 - 1940. New York: Harry N. Abrams. 200 pp. Hardback large wide quarto, dustjacket (with side flaps), very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour illustrations, minor edgewear jacket (top edge & top spine lightly creased). Heavy (1.7 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. The first major study of the sudden flowering of the art of bookbinding in France at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century. The 60 years between 1880 and 1940 produced bookbinding's greatest modern masters and many of its most original and gifted craftsmen and craftswomen. Follows the development of bookbinding from its beginnings and then look at the influence on bookbinding of the period's finest binders. This very special book has a detailed biography and bibliography on every binder of note. There are 252 illustrations, including 202 plates in full colour. The custom-made bindings are reproduced in full-colour - these were made as precious art works for the private libraries of wealthy bibliophiles. This book would be a wonderful addition to any booklovers library. ISBN: 0810918811. Our Book No: 29227. $80 AUD.

84. Dupain, Max; Freeland, J. M. (introduction) (1980). Francis Greenway: A Celebration (1st ed). Sydney: Cassell. 135 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket (flap all sides), very good condition (in very good jacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket (toned spots reverse side, little rubbed). Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage will be requested for destinations outside Australia. This is the story of Francis Greenway, Australia's first architect, who arrived in Australia in 1814. The book is an authoritative and highly readable photographic story about the turbulent life and times of Australia's most controversial architect. Greenway's best buildings still stand in and around Sydney as monuments to a great talent. ISBN: 0726922153. Our Book No: 28963. $30 AUD.

85. Durer, Albrecht (1963). Postcard: Albrecht Durer: The Hare (Albertina, Vienna) (Reprint ed) [No P.C.708]. London: Medici Society Ltd. N/A pp. Postcard oblong, brown & cream picture, some light toning, no written text on rear side, one corner tip little creased, minor edgewear. The date 1502 is printed under the Hare. Albrecht Durer (1471 - 1528), born in Nuremberg., was probably the greatest painter of the German School. Worked in Venice for two years with Giorgione and Titian. Famous not only for paintings but also for his engravings, woodcuts and drawings. This postcard has been published in London. (Estimated date, 1963, other listings.). Our Book No: 40186. $15 AUD.

86. Dutton, Geoffrey (1987). Frederick McCubbin 1855 - 1917 (1st ed) [Australian Bicentennial Year Art Series: Famous Australian Art]. Brisbane: Oz Publishing. 52 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour illustrations, black & white frontispiece portrait, covers little scratched, crease rear cover, tiny dent & light colour loss & faint marks front cover, minor edgewear. This volume is the second in the series, and reproduces 11 colour paintings by the artist, taken from "The Art of F. McCubbin" (Lothian, 1916), the first major art book published in Australia. Plus a short biographical sketch by Geoffrey Dutton. ISBN: 0947207007. Our Book No: 27864. $15 AUD.

87. Dutton, Ninette (2000). Home: A Journey of Discovery and Fulfilment (1st ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 264 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few minor scratches covers & spine, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Fascinating autobiography of Australian writer and artist. The author has written a wonderfully reflective account of living for the day, of travelling, gardening and making a house a home. ISBN: 187648537X. Our Book No: 26023. $12 AUD.

88. Edwards, Deborah; Mimmochi, Denise (with); Bunny, Rupert (2009). Rupert Bunny: Artist in Paris. Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW). 224 pp. Paperback large square quarto, very good plus condition, colour paintings, black & white drawings. Heavy (1.4 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 21st November 2009 - 21st February 2010, the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne and the Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide. In the late 19th century, an era long recognised as that in which Australian artists made strenuous attempts to master European styles and forge European reputations, Rupert Bunny perhaps became the most cosmopolitan of all Australians to travel overseas to work, study and exhibit. ISBN: 1741740479. Our Book No: 15736. $80 AUD.

89. Ellis, Elizabeth (2013). The Sydney Punchbowl. Sydney, Potts Point: Hordern House Rare Books. 135 pp. Hardback wide octavo, dustjacket (with side flaps), very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour text-photos, maps, frontispiece. This book investigates the milieu and the mysteries of the "Sydney Punchbowl", one of the treasures of the Mitchell Library collection of the State Library of New South Wales - a fine and large porcelain bowl manufactured in China as export ware about 1820. The Punchbowl is decorated with a hand-painted panoramic scene of Sydney Cove around the outside and a group of Aboriginal figures as the inner centre-piece, and finished with Chinese-style floral and gilded bandings. Hordern House is issuing a deluxe limited edition replica handcrafted by Chinese craftsmen in Jingdezhen, China. Includes a brief essay on the making of the replica. ISBN: 9781875567720. Our Book No: 29627. $30 AUD.

90. Ennis, Helen (et al.) (1989). Photography 150 Years 1839 - 1989 (1st ed). Canberra: Australian National Gallery (ANG). 72 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, minor edgewear, tiny stain bottom corner tips few pages & front cover, top corner tip front cover lightly worn, faint foxing title page & top edge. A photographic exhibition in the Australian National Gallery, Canberra, that celebrates 150 years of photographic exhibitions throughout the world. ISBN: 0642130175. Our Book No: 9769. $12 AUD.

91. Erickson, Rica (2005). A Naturalist's Life. Perth, Crawley: University of Western Australia Press. 144 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white photos & drawings, colour photos,, minor edgewear. In this inspiring book, the Western Australian botanical artist writes about how she became interested in natural history, her guides, mentors and associates, and how she did her research. The book is interspersed with reproductions of some of her writings, drawings and paintings from the 1940s, 50s and 60s. ISBN: 1920694277. Our Book No: 17633. $22 AUD.

92. Ewart, Elizabeth (editor); O'Hanlon, Michael (editor) (2007). Body Arts and Modernity. Wantage, Oxon: Sean Kingston Publishing. 185 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos. These essays draw together ideas emerging from the anthropology of the body, the Western interest in body ornamentation of the 'other', and the recent revival of specific body arts such as tattooing and piercing. Drawing on ethnographic case studies from the Amazon, Indonesia, Africa, Melanesia and Polynesia, this volume shows how bodily presentation plays a fundamental role in contemporary identity politics, interacting with national and global stereotypes, that may in turn both constrain and empower local traditions. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0954557298. Our Book No: 22604. $30 AUD.

93. Falla, Molly (1970). A Pocketful of Penguins (1st ed). Wellington, NZ: A. H. & A. W. Reed. 32 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour & black & white drawings, minor foxing front flyleaf, faint foxing edges & boards, faint foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear, flap corners trimmed, small closed edge tears). Delightful nonfiction children's picture book. The author shares (in 25 full-colour paintings and drawings) the pleasure and wonder of the temporary members of her family. Molly's own early love of nature was nurtured after her marriage to distinguished ornithologist, Dr R. A. Falla, formerly the director of New Zealand's Dominion Museum. With their children, the Fallas rescued and cared for many kinds of birds - the most unusual being penguins. ISBN: 0589004212. Our Book No: 23273. $14 AUD.

94. Ferrini, Bruce; Nishimura McIlwain, Margot (2000). Important Illuminated Manuscripts. Akron, OH / Paris: Bruce Ferrini / Les Enluminures Ltd. 158 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour illustrations (mostly full-page), frontispiece, price list loosely inserted. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This catalogue brings together 25 new acquisitions of mostly illuminated manuscripts that span the period from the 11th century to the 17th century. Full textual and pictorial descriptions are accompanied by detailed commentaries and organized into five sections that complement each other: Biblical manuscripts, manuscripts of Italian and Spanish origin, manuscripts of French and Flemish origin, literary manuscripts, and later or post-medieval manuscripts. The manuscripts in this catalogue will appear in exhibitions in the Netherlands, Los Angeles, Tokyo, and Paris. ISBN: 0964527146. Our Book No: 28647. $50 AUD.

95. Flenley, Debbie (2005). Painting with Watercolour: A Foundation Course (1st ed). Essex: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications. 175 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour illustrations, minimal edgewear jacket. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This comprehensive and practical guide explores all aspects of watercolour painting. The stunning illustrations are inspiring, simple exercises clearly explain the techniques, while complementary projects are a great starting point for using your new skills. ISBN: 1861083696. Our Book No: 28287. $28 AUD.

96. Fletcher, William Ernest; Andersen, Trevor (editor); Wines, Robin (editor) (2006). William Ernest Fletcher 1924 - 1983: Australian Wildflowers, Still Life and Streetscapes (1st ed). Sydney: William Fletcher Foundation / Australian Galleries. 63 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, colour photos (paintings), light crease cover join to spine, minor edgewear. This book has been published for the exhibition at Australian Galleries, Sydney, October 2006. The book contains reproductions of William Fletcher's oils, gouaches and silk screens. ISBN: 0980283507. Our Book No: 40414. $30 AUD.

97. Freeman, Damien; Heydon, Hon. Justice J. D. (foreword); Kirby, Hon. Michael (illustrator) (2012). Roddy's Folly: R. P. Meagher QC - Art Lover and Lawyer (1st ed). Ballan, VIC: Connor Court Publishing. 510 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, colour photos, spine ends little rubbed, front cover corner tips little scuffed, bottom corner front cover creased, faint foxing top edge. This is the first book-length study of new South Wales lawyer and judge R. P. Meagher QC (1932 - 2011). It looks at his relationship with the Roman Catholic Church, the University of Sydney, the Australian Bar, and the tradition of legal scholarship to which he made a monumental contribution. Penny Meagher, his wife, shared a central place of part in their life together - her as artist, he as art collector. There are interviews with a range of leading figures in Australia's legal, political, ecclesiastical, academic, and artists. Michael Kirby's humorous sketches of the view from the Bench were sketched by him in court and given to Meagher when the two judges sat together. ISBN: 9781921421778. Our Book No: 30262. $45 AUD.

98. Freeman, Julian (1998). Art: A Crash Course (1st ed). London: Simon & Schuster. 143 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour text-photos, faint foxing top edge & reverse side jacket. This small book is intended to stimulate and or support an interest in art. ISBN: 0684840189. Our Book No: 26125. $14 AUD.

99. Fullerton, Patricia (2002). The Flower Hunter: Ellis Rowan. Canberra: National Library of Australia. 105 pp. Paperback large quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, full-page colour photos (paintings). Ellis Rowan was an remarkable Australian artist and adventurer, particularly in New Guinea. This handsome book is an exhibition catalogue for some of her 970 beautiful paintings carefully preserved in the National Library of Australia. Includes a brief biography, list of her works and a bibliography. ISBN: 0642107602. Our Book No: 14169. $26 AUD.

100. Galbally, Ann (2003). Charles Conder: The Last Bohemian. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 312 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, colour photos, rear cover corner tip little bumped, minor edgewear, bookplate. A biography of the youngest and most talented member of the Heidelberg School of Impressionist artists, and one of the few to achieve lasting fame outside Australia. He moved to Paris and fell in with the bohemian set of Oscar Wilde. Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and Aubrey Beardsley. ISBN: 0522850847. Our Book No: 11480. $25 AUD.

101. Galleries, Savill (2001). Australian Painting: Federation Edition. Sydney, Paddington: Savill Galleries. Unnum 68 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour reproductions (including two foldout), corner tips front cover little scuffed, minor edgewear. This catalogue was published for an exhibition from May to June 2001 at the Savill Galleries in Paddington, Sydney, and May to June, 2001 in Melbourne. The exhibition was on view in both the Melbourne and Sydney galleries concurrently. The colour plates have the description on the facing page. Our Book No: 28797. $26 AUD.

102. Ganambarr, Gunybi; Dhurrumuwuy, Marika; Wanambi, Boliny; Gregory, Bill (introduction) (2009). Gunybi Ganambarr: Bark Paintings Ceremonial Poles Sculpture (1st ed). Sydney, Annandale: Annandale Galleries. 47 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white illustrations, minor edgewear. This book was published by Annandale Galleries in association with Buku-Larrngay Mulka NE Arnhem Land for the Exhibition on 28 October - 5 December 2009 at Annandale Galleries. There are essays by John McDonald and Will Stubbs. This very special book has artist biographies and photos at the rear. Only 1000 copies were published. ISBN: 9780980540239. Our Book No: 27357. $18 AUD.

103. Garret, Albert; Braby, Dorothea (preface) (1980). British Wood Engraving of the 20th Century: A Personal View. London: Scolar Press. 223 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white illustrations, faint foxing top edge, cover corners lightly scuffed, spine little creased, bottom edge lightly marked, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. The author shows the amazing diversity of achievement by British wood engravers since the turn of the century. The entries are arranged chronologically by the date of birth of each artist. Brief biographical notes are provided, together with select lists of books illustrated. ISBN: 0859676080. Our Book No: 25780. $35 AUD.

104. Gathings, Evelyn (1988). Cat and Kitten Bookmarks: 30 Full-color Designs. New York: Dover Publications. 6 pp. Paperback large quarto, stapled, thirty large (2'' x 7'') bookmarks, perforated for easy removal, very good condition, colour illustrations, minimal edgewear, staples lightly rusted, few tiny dents front cover. These 30 delightful cat characters were created by noted painter and illustrator Evelyn Gathings. Each bookmark has a caption on the back giving the cat's name and describing its activity. These bookmarks (five per page, perforated) will delight children and adults. A very special book for book and cat lovers everywhere. ISBN: 0486257843. Our Book No: 22953. $10 AUD.

105. Gault, Rosette (1998). Paper Clay (1st ed) [Ceramics Handbooks]. London: G+B Arts International. 128 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white & colour text-photos, frontispiece, few scratches rear cover. (Distributed in Australia by Craftsman House.) In this book, the author clearly explains how to make, use and fire paper clay and paper slips to the best advantage The work of an international group of artists is used to illustrate the versatility of this fascinating material. ISBN: 9057038714. Our Book No: 26134. $15 AUD.

106. Gekoski, Rick (2013). Lost, Stolen or Shredded: Stories of Missing Works of Art and Literature (1st ed). London: Profile Books. 284 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), few black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket. A fascinating look at what has happened to some of the art and literature (including books) that have simply disappeared, perhaps stolen in some cases. The author has written a personal, witty, erudite book which asks a lot of questions as to how these losses came about. ISBN: 9781846684913. Our Book No: 29253. $20 AUD.

107. Gessner, Solomon (1776). New Idylles, Translated by W. Hooper M. D., with a Letter to M. Fuslin, on Landscape Painting and the Two Friends of Bourbon, a Moral Tale by M. Diderot (1st ed) [New Idyls, by Solomon Gessner]. London, Ludgate Hill: S. Hooper (Printed by G. Robinson, Paternoster Row). 129 pp. Hardback quarto (28.5 x 19.5 cm), very good condition, full-leather cover, original leather-covered boards (scratched, moderate edgewear), presumed new leather spine (raised bands, green title label, gilt motifs & title), new endpapers, black & white full-page engravings, black & white vignette (head and tail) engravings, minor foxing some pages, edges toned. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. First edition. Spelling note: "Idylles" on title page, but "Idyls" on page facing title page and on spine. Contains copperplate engravings: nine full-page plates and 13 vignettes. The popular Swiss poet (1730 - 1788) here provides 21 delightful prose pieces in the style of the future Romantic movement in literature. Our Book No: 14789. $160 AUD.

108. Gibbs, May; Bedford, Chris (2007). Snugglepot and Cuddlepie ABC: Reproductions and Adaptions of Original Illustrations by May Gibbs (1st ed). Sydney: Gary Allen / Murray David Publishing. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear, top corners few pages creased, tiny tear top corner last page, corners rear cover creased, bottom corner tips few pages little creased, top corner first page little rubbed, reader creases along spine. This delightful children's picture book features many of the famous characters originally created by May Gibbs. Her illustrations have been reproduced using 21st century technology, with many sensitively rendered into colour for the first time. The bright illustrations will appeal to young children, and make learning the alphabet enjoyable. Text by Chris Bedford. ISBN: 9781921276026. Our Book No: 29057. $15 AUD.

109. Gibbs, May; Etherington, Kate (editor) (2007). Poems for Young Australians: Reproductions and Adaptions of Original Illustrations by May Gibbs: Poems by A. B. (Banjo) Paterson, C. J. Dennis, Dame Mary Gilmore and W. T. Goodge (Reprint ed). Sydney, Davidson: Murray David Publishing. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear. The text is based on May Gibbs original literary works. The illustrations have been reproduced using 21st century technology, with many sensitively rendered into colour for the first time. The rhyming text and bright illustrations will appeal to young children. ISBN: 9781921276002. Our Book No: 27308. $15 AUD.

110. Gibbs, May; Stirling, Emma (2008). Snugglepot and Cuddlepie Times Tables: Coloured Reproductions and Adaptions of Original Illustrations by May Gibbs (Reprint ed). Sydney: Murray David Publishing / Gary Allen. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear. This delightful book features many of the famous characters originally created by May Gibbs. Her illustrations have been reproduced using 21st century technology, with many sensitively rendered into colour for the first time. The bright illustrations will appeal to young children, and make learning their Times Tables enjoyable. Design by Emma Stirling. ISBN: 9781921276040. Our Book No: 29056. $15 AUD.

111. Gibbs, May; Sutton, Emma (2008). Snugglepot and Cuddlepie 123: Reproductions and Adaptions of Original Illustrations by May Gibbs (Reprint ed). Sydney: Murray David Publishing / Gary Allen. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear. This delightful children's counting book features many of the famous characters originally created by May Gibbs. Her illustrations have been reproduced using 21st century technology, with many sensitively rendered into colour for the first time. The bright illustrations will appeal to young children, and make learning numbers enjoyable. Text by Emma Sutton. ISBN: 9781921276033. Our Book No: 29055. $15 AUD.

112. Giorni, Bruno (1999). Monterchi (4th ed). Italy: Bibloteca Comunale / Comune di Monterchi. 256 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, illustrated black cloth cover, very good condition, black & white photos collected at rear, covers faintly scratched, non-author written dedication. Italian language book about the lengthy history, architecture, art, convents, etc., of the little village of Monterchi in the Tuscan Tiber Valley (No ISBN in book.). Our Book No: 15001. $20 AUD.

113. Gluck, Catherine (1990). Frederick B. Lamberger: The Man and His Art. Sydney: Catherine Gluck. 128 pp. Hardback octavo, very good condition, blue pictorial cover, full-page black & white drawings, black & white text-photos, covers little rubbed, endpapers little foxed, tiny white spot front cover (printing error). This book is the story of Frederick Lamberger who was born in Hungary and came to Australia in 1950. He was a well-known businessman and artist. He lived in Potts Point, Sydney. He was a very popular person in Kings Cross, and often invited people for tea or coffee at his Rialto Espresso Coffee Lounge, and later the Kings Cross Museum. He drawings were exhibited at the Sydney University, and The Bulletin published an article on him. He died on January 23 in St. Vincents Hospital. The author is his sister, Catherine. Our Book No: 29302. $20 AUD.

114. Godwin, Joscelyn (2005). The Real Rule of Four (The Unauthorised Guide to the International Bestseller). London: Arrow Books. 182 pp. Paperback, very good condition. The scholarly true story of a fascinating elaborately-illustrated 15th century Venetian pamphlet: the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili. This mysterious document was the basis of the bestselling novel "The Rule of Four" by Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason. ISBN: 0099492490. Our Book No: 13106. $10 AUD.

115. Goldsworthy, Peter (editor) (2008). True Blue? On Being Australian. Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 224 pp. Paperback wide small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few colour photos, minimal edgewear. This book brings together novelists, poets, journalists, cultural icons, historians, commentators, photographers and painters, old voices and new voices - all of who reflect on the stories Australians tell about themselves and the myths Australians cultivate. The book is funny, ironic, provocative and inspiring. ISBN: 9781741750591. Our Book No: 26830. $18 AUD.

116. Gore, Da'Vella; Keown, Wallace (illustrator) (1998). This Blessed Life. Wanaka, NZ: Da'Vella Gore / Distributed by D. Gibb. 124 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, black & white drawings, minor edgewear corners. Autobiography of a New Zealand artist and art teacher. Impulsive by nature, she went out for a pound of butter, and came back with a church. This is her story told with warmth and humour. Her life is drastically changed by a near fatal car crash. She picks up the threads of her busy creative life, and follows her dreams. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 047305602X. Our Book No: 20672. $15 AUD.

117. Gott, Ted (2000). A Question of Balance: John Brack 1974 - 1994 (Reprint ed). Bulleen, VIC: Heide Museum of Modern Art. 48 pp. Paperback small quarto, thick card covers (with flaps), very good condition, colour & black & white text-photos (paintings), minor edgewear. (Limited reprint edition of 1000 copies.) Examines the second half of John Brack's career in which the artist produced startling new series of paintings focusing upon the panoramic history of past civilisations, territorial battles and the persistence of violence in human interaction, the noise and spirit of childhood play, and recognition of the greater replenishing cycles of life. Published to accompany the exhibition on 1 April to 28 May 2000 at Heide Museum of Modern art in Bulleen, Victoria. Offers a comprehensive overview of Brack's concerns with the universal themes of human life. There are paintings and watercolours from the last 20 years of the artists' working life. ISBN: 0947104577. Our Book No: 27349. $20 AUD.

118. Gould, Strom (illustrator); Steam Navigation Company, Peninsular & Oriental (P & O) (1955). Menu Cards: Australian Birds Designed by the Artist Strom Gould (11 cards of 12). City Not Stated: Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P & O). Each card: 4 pp. Each card: Folded small octavo (14 x 21 cm), very good condition, colour drawing front cover, corner tips some cards little scuffed, card 1 is slightly shorter at the top (presumed as issued, no text missing), minor edgewear. A set of 11 (of 12 in set) menu cards designed by the artist Strom Gould. Card No. 1 Red-Crowned Pigeon & Purple-Crowned Pigeon. Card No 2 Fairy Wrens. Card No. 3 Gouldian Finch. Card No. 4 Pink Cockatoo. Card No. 5 Count Raggi's Bird Of Paradise. Card No. 6 Rainbow Bird. Card No. 7 Regent Bower-Bird. Card No. 8 Scarlet Honey-Eater. Card No. 9 Red-Capped Robin. Card No. 10 Laughing Kookaburra. Card No. 11 Rainbow Lorikeet, Red-Winged Parrakeet, & Green Leek Parrakeet. MISSING: Card No. 12 Kingfisher. The artist also known as Charles Sidebotham Gould was born in Letchworth, England on 2/8/1910, and came to Australia in 1937. He was employed as the Sydney Morning Herald's first art director, and he also drew its first comic strip in 1944. He died in 1992. (No date, but about 1955.). Our Book No: 40503. $250 AUD.

119. Grafton, Carol Belanger (1978). Children: A Pictorial Archive from Nineteenth-century Sources: 240 Copyright-free Illustrations for Artists and Designers (1st ed). New York: Dover Publications. 119 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. ISBN: 0486236943. Our Book No: 14967. $12 AUD.

120. Graham, Thomasin; Old, Ursula (illustrator) (2008). Ursula: A Life in Pictures [Ursula Old]. Sydney, Lane Cove: Thomasin Graham. Unnum 56 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour photos (paintings). Thomasin Graham provides a richly illustrated tribute to her mother, Ursuala Old (of Yanderra, NSW), who started prolific painting only at age 56. She has produced over 200 silk screen prints - plus also oils, pastels, crayons and ink. ISBN: 9780646505756. Our Book No: 14210. $30 AUD.

121. Graphic (1915). Panoramic Pictures, New South Wales - Blue Mountains - Bulli Pass - Hawkesbury Etc. [Graphic Series]. Sydney: C. B. & Co. Ltd. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback narrow oblong quarto, good condition, grey pictorial card cover, full-page black & white photos, some vertical rippling pages (no tide marks from previous water contact), string binding (frayed, slack), edgewear, non-author written dedication inside front cover. A photographic promotional pamphlet of scenic locations in New South Wales. (Estimated date, 1910s, Trove.). Our Book No: 17700. $45 AUD.

122. Gray, Anne; Fullwood, Henry A. (artist) (1983). A. Henry Fullwood: War Paintings (1st ed) [Australian War Memorial Artists, Series No. 1]. Canberra: Australian War Memorial. 96 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour reproductions (most full-page), black & white frontispiece portrait, minor edgewear jacket (tiny dent front cover). Henry Fullwood's war paintings (WW1) are described in detail, assessed, and re-evaluated the artist's whole achievement. He was a friend of Arthur Streeton and Tom Roberts, and is nearly as well known. He was also a prolific and popular illustrator and printmaker. In 1918 the Australian Government choose him as one of its first official war artists. ISBN: 0642994315. Our Book No: 29030. $25 AUD.

123. Greenaway, Kate (1985). Marigold Garden: Pictures and Rhymes by Kate Greenaway (Facsimile ed). Sydney: View Productions. 60 pp. Hardback large quarto (28.0 x 22.2 cm), dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), glossy paper, colour & black & white drawings, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. A scarce Australian facsimile edition of a classic book of Kate Greenaway's rhymes and artistic drawings. ISBN: 0908240929. Our Book No: 14966. $20 AUD.

124. Greenaway, Kate (2003). A Treasury of Kate Greenaway Stories (1st ed). Bath: Robert Frederick Ltd. 265 pp. Hardback large quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, covers faintly scratched, small closed tear rear cover near spine. Heavy (1.4 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A collection of illustrated extracts from seven children's favourites by Kate Greenaway: Apple Pie, Book of Games, Mother Goose, The Pied Piper of Hamelin, Under the Window, Birthday Book (with records section), Book of Tunes. Delightful period illustrations in the distinct style of Kate Greenaway. ISBN: 0907789137. Our Book No: 24048. $30 AUD.

125. Greene, Gracie; Tramacchi, Joe; Gill, Lucille (1999). Tjarany Tjaranykura Tjukurrpa Ngaanpa Kalkinpa Wangka Tjukurrtjanu: Roughtail the Dreaming of the Roughtail Lizard and Other Stories Told by the Kukatja (Reprint ed). Broome, WA: Magabala Books. 53 pp. Paperback square quarto, very good condition, red & black drawings, colour illustrations, tiny closed tears spine ends, minor edgewear corners, sticker mark rear cover. This is a very special book with the stories from the Kukatja (Gugadja) people, who have given permission for Gracie, Lucy and Joe to tell their stories, which are written in English and Kukatja. The stories were told to Gracie in Kukatja and English, while she was visiting Lucy and Joe at Noonkanbah, about halfway between Wirrumanu (Balgo) and Broome,at Christmas 1987. This children’s picture book for older children is also suitable as an art book for adults. The main story is called: The Roughtail Lizard Dreaming. The other stories are: The Crow and the Eagle, The Emu and the Turkey, The Black Goanna, The Witchetty Grub Man Dreaming, Kalpartu the Dreamtime Snake, How the Emu got Short Wings, and The Seven Sisters. Chosen for the Children's Book Council of Australia Eve Pownall Award for Information Books. ISBN: 1875641300. Our Book No: 40069. $20 AUD.

126. Gregory, Ian (2006). Kiln Building (New, reprint ed) [Ceramics Handbook Series]. London: A. & C. Black. 95 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour & black & white photos, black & white figures, frontispiece, top corner creased front cover, minor edgewear, base spine lightly rubbed. Discusses the different types of kilns, fuels, the materials to use, and the principles to be kept in mind for successful firing. There are working drawings of the many types of kilns are included and some new, experimental kilns are illustrated. ISBN: 0713679263. Our Book No: 30152. $30 AUD.

127. Gregory, Martyn (2007). Treaty Port Scenes: Historical Pictures by Chinese and Western Artists 1750 - 1950 (1st ed) [Catalogue no. 83]. London: Martyn Gregory Gallery. 136 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour plates (some foldout), pencil sketches, few single-colour plates, bottom corner front cover & top corner rear cover little creased, light crease rear cover, minor edgewear. This catalogue marks 30 years of catalogues devoted to the 'China trade'. There are an unprecedented variety of pictures of 'treaty ports', by both Chinese and European artists. There are a series of large, finely detailed paintings in gouache (nos. 61 - 66), from a distinguished Italian collection, and some by Indian artists. A wonderful book for anyone with an interest in ports and art. Our Book No: 29486. $35 AUD.

128. Grey, Anne; Radford, Ron (introduction) (2009). McCubbin Last Impressions 1907 - 17 (1st ed). Canberra: National Gallery of Australia (NGA). 168 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, colour reproductions (some full-page), corner tips on covers little creased. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book traces the radical changes in McCubbin's art after 1907. There are some 70 works - many of which have not been previously published - covering the last decade of his life, a key period in the development of his art. Published in conjunction with the National Gallery of Australia exhibition "McCubbin: Last Impressions 1907-17" at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra 14 August - 1st November 2009, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth 12 December 2009 - 28 March 2010, Bendigo Art Gallery 24 April - 25 July 2010. ISBN: 9780642334039. Our Book No: 28528. $30 AUD.

129. Guevara, Ernesto Che; Casaus, Victor (editor) (2004). Self Portrait Che Guevara. Melbourne & New York: Ocean Press. 311 pp. Paperback square quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, full-page black & white & sepia (brown-coloured) photos. Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Photographic essay of the Latin American revolutionary, edited from his own photographs and words, taken from his family archives in Havana, Cuba. ISBN: 1876175826. Our Book No: 14288. $20 AUD.

130. Gurney, John (1982). Margaret Tarrant and Her Pictures (1st ed). London: Medici Society. 24 pp. Paperback small oblong quarto, very good condition, stapled, colour & black & white text-photos, spine little creased, minor edgewear corners. Shows some of the best loved pictures by Margaret Tarrant, the English illustrator and children's author. The inside rear cover has a brief biography. The beautiful illustrations are very special and will delight adults and children alike. ISBN: 0855030631. Our Book No: 30114. $15 AUD.

131. Guth, Henk (1985). Alice Springs As It Was: In Old Photographs (1st ed). Alice Springs: Henk Guth, Panorama Guth. 147 pp. Paperback square trade, good condition, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, front flyleaf removed, minimal foxing edges, top corners few pages little worn. The story of Alice Springs (Northern Territory) around the year 1900 told in beautiful sepia photos. The compiler and presenter was born in Arnhem, Holland and emigrated to Australia in 1960. He wanted to present this very special book so that Alice could be remembered "as she was". (No ISBN in book.). Our Book No: 26535. $15 AUD.

132. Gutmann, Joseph (1979). Hebrew Manuscript Painting. London: Chatto & Windus. 40 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, full-page colour plates, black & white figures, spine little creased (little scuffing & rubbing), edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. The reproductions reflect the views of Profiat Duran, the 15th-century Spanish Jew. The illustrations are of Jewish customs and holiday rituals in manuscripts from Germany, France, Spain and Italy. There are also Jewish iconographic representations of the afterlife, illustrations of Jewish legends, examples of the use of diminutive script forming decorations, as well as human or animal figures. ISBN: 0701123303. Our Book No: 28203. $18 AUD.

133. Hamilton, James (1994). Wood Engraving and the Woodcut in Britain c.1890 - 1990 (1st ed). London: Barrie & Jenkins. 224 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white & colour illustrations, illustrated endpapers, minor edgewear jacket (spine lightly faded, lightly foxed & marked, tiny hole fore-edge). Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Traces the history of the medium properly known as xylography. Wood engravings, traditionally small scale are printed from hard woods such as box, engraved on the end grain. Woodcuts, being incised with a knife on the plank, are bolder when the artist is obliged to contend with a wayward grain. The author demonstrates, with abundant illustrations, the continuing vitality of this ancient medium. ISBN: 0712698663. Our Book No: 25777. $40 AUD.

134. Hardouin-Fugier, Elizabeth; Grafe, Etienne; Mitchell, Peter (editor) (1996). The Flower Painters: An Illustrated Dictionary. North Dighton, MA: JG Press. 344 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white drawings, colour illustrations (some full-page), minimal edgewear jacket. Heavy (1.9 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book takes as its main focus the flower painters of 19th century France. With over 3,500 entries and more than 500 illustrations, the dictionary includes all the specialist flower painters of the period from the great Redoute and Fantin-Latour to the highly popular Cauchois and hundreds of non-specialists, not least Renoir and Van Gogh whose contributions to flower painting were nonetheless significant. This charming book will appeal to collectors and specialists, but also to the broad reading public that admires the beauty of nature as reflected by the genius of our greatest artists. ISBN: 157215215X. Our Book No: 22166. $40 AUD.

135. Hart, David (2007). Pro Hart Dying to be Heard: A Life of Success, Betrayal and Tragedy (1st ed). Sydney, North Sydney: Ark House Press. 283 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, bottom corner front cover lightly bumped, base spine little bumped. This very special story is written by the late Pro Hart's youngest son, who in the introduction states that he knew him best and would like to share his father's story with those who loved him. He hopes that those who did not know Pro (the Australian artist from Broken Hill) would be inspired to try to live a purpose-driven life, and achieve greatness in everything attempted. ISBN: 9780980345858. Our Book No: 27581. $18 AUD.

136. Hart, Deborah; Clark, Deborah (with); Mendelssohn, Joanna (with) (2008). Richard Larter (1st stated ed). Canberra: National Gallery of Australia (NGA). 184 pp. Paperback quarto, card covers (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour illustrations, few black & white photos, few minor scratches covers. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book coincides with a major retrospective of the artist's work organised by the National Gallery of Australia. Richly illustrated with colour reproductions of Larter's paintings, this book recognises and celebrates the work of one of Australia's most significant and engaging artists and is the first major book on his work. Born in England in 1929, he moved to Australia in 1962. His work, which dates from the late 1950s through to the present, is at times audacious and political, at others abstract and lyrical. This book, which includes about 100 works, as well as evocative photos, confirms the artist's place as a remarkable colourist, a technical innovator and a painter of radiant luminosity. ISBN: 9780642541741. Our Book No: 27728. $40 AUD.

137. Hart, Deborah (editor); Radford, Ron (foreword) (2005). Grace Cossington Smith: A Retrospective Exhibition (1st ed). Canberra: National Gallery of Australia (NGA). 187 pp. Paperback quarto, illustrated card covers, very good plus condition, colour illustrations, few black & white & colour photo, minimal edgewear. Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This publication coincides with a major retrospective of the artist's work organised by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Richly illustrated with colour reproductions of Grace Cossington Smith's paintings, this book recognises and celebrates the work of one of Australia's most significant and engaging artists, who was born in 1892 at Neutral Bay in Sydney. These works include paintings and drawings of the Sydney Harbour Bridge through to landscapes, seascapes, still-lifes and flowers growing. When she finally came to public prominence, she was eighty-one years old. This beautiful book celebrates her life and very special paintings. ISBN: 0642542031. Our Book No: 27738. $50 AUD.

138. Hart, Deborah (editor); Radford, Ron (foreword) (2006). Imants Tillers: One World, Many Visions. Canberra: National Gallery of Australia (NGA). 127 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour & black & white text-photos, tiny dents top edge rear cover near spine, bottom corners covers bumped. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book is published to go with the exhibition: "Imants Tillers: One World, Many Visions", National Gallery of Australia, Canberra 14 July - 16 October 2006. This is the first major survey of the Australian artist's paintings that includes his most recent and significant large-scale works. ISBN: 0642541507. Our Book No: 27729. $35 AUD.

139. Hart, Matthew (2005). The Irish Game: A True Story of Crime and Art. London: Vintage. 220 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few colour plates, pages lightly toned, spine little creased, minor edgewear corners. The story of the art theft and recovery of some of the world's most important art works, finding new leads and unexpected connections in the mysterious underworld of international art crime. ISBN: 0099474573. Our Book No: 29571. $10 AUD.

140. Hart, Pro; Marling, Karal Ann; Littlewood, Robert C. (photo) (2011). A Bookplate by Pro Hart. Stoke-on-Trent: Lytlewode Press. 12 pp. Hardback small quarto (in slipcase), very good plus condition, orange cloth covered boards, tipped-in frontispiece, tipped-in original etched bookplate, bookplate, untrimmed edges. (No. 62 of limited edition of 275 copies, numbered and signed by the publisher.) This standard copy (being nos 51 - 275) contains an original etched bookplate by Pro Hart, printed from the original copper plate. Each standard copy is bound in cloth with a matching slip-case. The book also contains a short biography of the controversial Australian artist from Broken Hill. (Bookplate of publisher Robert Littlewood.). ISBN: 190561120X. Our Book No: 28576. $150 AUD.

141. Hartog, Neree; McIntyre, Lorell (project designs); Klepatzki, Janet (project designs); Elton, Andrew (photos); Owens, Louise (styling) (1995). May Gibbs Country Craft: Folk Art, Stencilling, Decoupage (Reprint ed). Sydney: Bay Books. 80 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, colour text-photos, foldout patterns inside rear cover, faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear. This is the first book, coordinated by Hartog, to feature favourite country-style crafts created around May Gibbs' characters and bushland images. The book includes 18 folk art, stencilling and decoupage projects with full-size designs, including a pull-out pattern sheet. ISBN: 1863780521. Our Book No: 27849. $15 AUD.

142. Hasluck, Nicholas; Koch, C. J. (1985). Chinese Journey (1st ed). Perth, Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press (FACP). 51 pp. Paperback large oblong quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), card covers, black & white drawings, minor edgewear jacket, faint foxing last page. A vivid impressionistic journey into contemporary China by two of Australia's foremost writers. They explore the land using broad-ranging prose and poems to describe the history and magic that is China. The artistic drawings bring this beautiful book to life. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0909144990. Our Book No: 24351. $20 AUD.

143. Hasson, Dr James; Cammell, Charles Richard (introduction) (1948). The Banquet of the Immortals. Edinburgh: Poseidon Press. 212 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket, very good condition, quarter-bound (paper-covered boards, cloth spine, spine label), black & white & colour plates (including frontispiece, some with tissue guards), extra spine label bound in at rear, page edges untrimmed, corners worn, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name). Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. (No 67 of a limited edition of 300 autographed copies.) A private press book of art criticism. Contains 22 illustrations, 11 of which are in colour. Printed at the Westminster Press on mould-made paper. Cammell was associate editor, The Connoisseur, 1935 - 1940. Our Book No: 15640. $50 AUD.

144. Heysen, Hans; Heysen, Nora; Speck, Catherine (editor) (2011). Selected Letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen. Canberra: National Library of Australia (NLA). 351 pp. Paperback thick octavo (with french flaps), very good plus condition, colour photos, few sepia (brown-tinted) & black & white photos, minimal edgewear. Heavy. This book contains the letters between Hans Heysen (from Hahndorf, South Australia) and daughter Nora Heysen from the collection of the National Library of Australia (NLA). Their relationship was close, and in the letters they shared a lifetime of thoughts about art and life, and a mutual admiration and respect for each other's work. The carefully selected images and text, with introduction, is by leading art historian Catherine Speck. ISBN: 9780642277305. Our Book No: 27880. $35 AUD.

145. Hickmer, J. (1907). INVOICE: J. Hickmer, Wholesale Manufacturer and Importer of Art Photo, Frames, Mouldings, Overmantels, Picture Frames, Pictures, Mount Boards, and all Trade Accessories, Melbourne. Melbourne: J. Hickmer. 1 pp. Ephemera, invoice, quarto, fair condition only, many small edge tears (with foxing), piece missing top left corner, page lightly toned, bottom right corner creased, edgewear. A single-page invoice from this business at 118 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, dated August 2, 1907. The customer is Castle Bros, Kyneton. Text in ink, with extra five-line note in pencil at the bottom of the invoice. Our Book No: 4226. $20 AUD.

146. Hill, David Robert (2000). Matters Metaphysical: A Selection of Metaphysical Poems, Paintings and Essays. Sydney, Blackheath: David Hill / Wentworth Falls Printing. 100 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white photos, colour reproductions, spine ends little rubbed, front cover little creased, fore-edge little scuffed & creased, minor edgewear. The poems and essays in this fascinating book were written by the author following specific topics debated by the discussion and creative writing group called "Matters Metaphysical". Our Book No: 28215. $16 AUD.

147. Hill, Susan (editor) (1999). The Shelley Style: A Collectors Guide (Reprint ed). Stratford-upon-Avon: Jazz Publications Limited. 194 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, black & white drawings, minor creases covers, spine ends minimally bumped, minor edgewear. This wonderful book is about collecting (Staffordshire) Shelley china and pottery. The author's aim is to help collectors to identify and date the patterns and shapes of china and earthenware produced between 1910 and 1940. The book includes Appendix A: Backstamps and Appendix B: China Patterns. This is a great book for the collector or anyone thinking of collecting Shelley Ware. ISBN: 0951652508. Our Book No: 28639. $40 AUD.

148. Hilton, Margot; Blundell, Graeme (1996). Whiteley: An Unauthorised Life (1st p/b ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 321 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, crease in spine, faint toning edges & pages, minor edgewear, rubber stamp inside front & rear covers. The authors have pieced together the story of Brett Whiteley's life from newspapers and media accounts, and from a series of in-depth interviews with major figures in Brett's life - from his boyhood friends to his adult influences. ISBN: 073290918X. Our Book No: 27651. $15 AUD.

149. Hodge, Susie (2004). How to Draw Animals: A Step-by-step Guide for Beginners With 10 Projects. London: New Holland. 80 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings, colour photos, light bump base spine, minor edgewear & scuffing. Shows how to draw using different types of media, including graphite pencil, pen and ink, charcoal and chalk, coloured and pastel pencils. There are 10 step-by-step practical demonstrations illustrated with full-colour photos. A user-friendly guide to the basic techniques and information on tools and materials is given. She is an experienced artist, author and teacher who is passionate about art education. ISBN: 184330600X. Our Book No: 28522. $15 AUD.

150. Hodge, Susie (2008). How to Draw People: A Step-by-step Guide for Beginners With 10 Projects (Reprint ed). London: New Holland. 80 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings, colour photos, light bump base spine, minor edgewear corners. Shows how to draw using different types of media, including graphite pencil, pen and ink, charcoal and chalk, coloured and pastel pencils. There are 10 step-by-step practical demonstrations illustrated with full-colour photos. A user-friendly guide to the basic techniques and information on tools and materials is given. She is an experienced artist, author and teacher who is passionate about art education. ISBN: 1845370503. Our Book No: 28642. $12 AUD.

151. Hogarth, Andrew (1989). The Great Plains Revisited (Photographic Images of the American West 1981 - 1989). [Sydney]: Andrew Hogarth / Robert Burton, printer. Unnum 124 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in as new dustjacket), full-page black & white photos & drawings, autograph (author's written dedication), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. (Copy 335 of a limited edition of 350 copies.) Picturesque photographs of the American West (the Great Plains states, from Montana to Texas) by a Scottish-Australian photographer. Includes 17-page directory of battlefields, monuments and markers. The autograph is by Hogarth. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0731678311. Our Book No: 6638. $40 AUD.

152. Holden, Robert (1988). Photography in Colonial Australia: The Mechanical Eye and the Illustrated Book (1st ed). Sydney, Potts Point: Hordern House. 172 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket as issued, red textured boards, title plate laid down, very good condition, black & white text-photos, faint foxing top edge. (Limited edition of 1000 copies.) This pioneering work details photos within 130 publications issued in Australia before 1900. The text and bibliography that comprise this book describe many publications not previously discussed, or even known to national bibliographies or specialist studies. ISBN: 0958847878. Our Book No: 25793. $95 AUD.

153. Holden, Robert (1988). Koalas, Kangaroos and Kookaburras: 200 Australian Children's Books and Illustrations: 1857 - 1988. Sydney: James Hardie Industries. 87 pp. Paperback large oblong quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos (drawings), minor edgewear. This booklet accompanies and exhibition of the works of Australian children’s illustrators. Chapters on children's illustrated books in 19th century Australia, the golden age of Australian fantasy illustration, the genesis of the Australian picture book, contemporary children's book illustration in Australia. There are biographical notes on the main illustrators. (Estimated date, 1988. No ISBN in book.). Our Book No: 17599. $18 AUD.

154. Hollister, Virginia; McMiles, Kathrin (1988). Contemporary Australian Figurative Ceramics (1st ed). Sydney, Wahroonga: Virginia Hollister & Kathrin McMiles. 72 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, colour & black & white text-photos, crease top edge front cover, minor edgewear, top & bottom edges slightly marked. This book complements the art works collected for exhibition at the fifth National Ceramics Conference in Sydney during May 1988. The aim has been to present the work of those ceramicists who have been committed to working with the figure in three dimensions for some time, and of others who have more recently turned to this genre to explore their personal and political concerns. Each artist has reflected on his or her motivation and sources of inspiration, and each has provided technical notes about construction and firing methods. ISBN: 073162355X. Our Book No: 26941. $30 AUD.

155. Holme, Bryan (1977). The Kate Greenaway Book: A Collection of Illustration, Verse and Text. London: Penguin Books. 138 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white text-drawings, minor edgewear, corner tips front & rear cover little scuffed, top corner front cover creased, faint toning edges. This beautiful book has an account of the life of, as well as a selection from her children’s works, of the famous British children’s writer & artist. Both words and pictures, some never before published, are arranged for readers of all ages to enjoy. ISBN: 0140045198. Our Book No: 30243. $15 AUD.

156. Hooper, Toby; Hooper, Juliana (1991). The Kookaburra: A Pictorial Celebration of Australia's Best-Loved Bird (Revised ed). Melbourne: Viking O'Neil. 136 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings & text-photos, corner tips few rear pages lightly creased. How illustrators, commercial advertisers, craftspeople have produced many enduring images of the kookaburra, Australia's famous native laughing bed. ISBN: 0670902152. Our Book No: 10927A. $15 AUD.

157. Hope, Colin (1988). Gold of the Pharaohs: An Exhibition Provided by the Egyptian Antiquities Organisation (Revised ed). Sydney, The Rocks: International Cultural Corporation of Australia. 143 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos (paintings), light crease spine, minor edgewear. This exhibition was organised by Museum of Victoria with the assistance of Art Gallery of New South Wales. This book is full of photos and information about the Egyptian Antiquities brought to Australia for this exhibition. ISBN: 0642137749. Our Book No: 23882. $15 AUD.

158. Hopwood, Graham (1955). Art Student's Handbook. Melbourne: Graham Hopwood. 96 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers, good plus condition, black & white drawings & text-photos, edges lightly foxed, crease bottom edge cover & few pages, pages lightly toned, minor insect damage front cover & first page, minor edgewear. Textbook by former art teacher, Melbourne Teacher's College. A concise book dealing with the study of art, architecture, sculpture, industrial art, commercial art and the printing processes from the earliest times to the present day. Our Book No: 25257. $10 AUD.

159. Hughes, Alex (2006). Learn to Draw Caricatures (Reprint ed). London: Harper Collins. 63 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, bottom corner front cover lightly creased, light crease bottom edge, minor edgewear. Hints on drawing caricatures, written by the author. This book has many illustrations by the author, and practical exercises to encourage and develop accurate drawing and perception skills, whilst having fun drawing caricatures. ISBN: 9780007924882. Our Book No: 28666. $15 AUD.

160. Hughes, Annette (2008). Art Life Chooks: Learning to Leave the City and Love the Country (1st ed). Sydney: Fourth Estate. 291 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. The author gave up her life as a literary agent and headed back to the state of her birth, Queensland, and a farm in the hinterland with her partner, Geoffrey. This book is refreshing, funny, opinionated and surprising. ISBN: 9780732286897. Our Book No: 25695. $13 AUD.

161. Hunt, Susan; Carer, Paul (1999). Terre Napoleon: Australia Through French Eyes 1800 - 1804. Sydney: Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales / Hordern House. 148 pp. Hardback small folio, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), pictorial cover, black endpapers, full-page colour paintings, map, transparent half-title page. Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. French exploration of Australian shores (1801 to 1803), led by Captain Nicolas Baudin. Published to accompany an exhibition held in Sydney from 27th February to 30 May 1999, in collaboration with the Collection Charles-Alexandre Lesueur of Museum d'Histoire Naturelle from Ville du Havre, France. ISBN: 0949753874. Our Book No: 17285. $30 AUD.

162. Hunt, Tony (1999). The Medieval Surgery. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell Press. 104 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, front cover little scratched. The complete set of illustrations which accompany a 13th-century Anglo-Norman translation of Roger of Parma's "Surgery" (about the year 1180). The first surgical treatise to be written in the medieval West, along with an informative commentary that identifies the medieval medical treatments depicted. ISBN: 0851157548. Our Book No: 2789. $15 AUD.

163. Hurley, Frank (1981). Pearls and Savages: Adventures in the Air, on Land and Sea in New Guinea (Facsimile ed). Hong Kong: JAC Press. 414 pp. Hardback small quarto (26.5 x 20.0 cm), dustjacket (flaps all sides), green cloth cover, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white photos (including frontispiece portrait), top edge gilt (little marked), rubber stamp front pastedown, jacket little soiled & scuffed (edgewear, reverse side little toned), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Heavy (1.7 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. (No 459 of a limited facsimile edition of 1000 copies. No ISBN in book. Originally, published, 1924.) Has 82 outstanding monochrome photos by Hurley. The paper is high-grade cream-tinted stock.) Captain Frank Hurley was a noted Australian adventurer and photographer (including WW1 for the Australian Army). This remarkable publication results from an expedition to New Guinea, by land sea and air (aviation developed quickly after WW1 to service the gold-fields). His observations and experiences among the indigenous peoples are graphically recorded in word and picture. Our Book No: 14230. $150 AUD.

164. Hutchins, Will (2000). Sydney Harbour 2000: A Journey. Sydney: Will Hutchins. 72 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, minor edgewear, rear cover lightly marked. This unique self-published book is a photographic essay of a "journey" through Sydney Harbour from North and South Heads to Homebush Bay. Every photo has been taken in the year 2000 and includes Olympic and Paralympic events held on or near the edge of the harbour. These images capture the natural and architectural environment, and non-intrusively observed people involved in harbour activities. ISBN: 0646408399. Our Book No: 27203. $30 AUD.

165. Hylton, Jane; Thomas, Daniel (foreword); Harris, Max (introduction) (1989). Adelaide Angries: South Australian Painting of the 1940s (1st ed). Adelaide, North Terrace: Art Gallery Board of South Australia. 80 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour reproductions, minor edgewear corners, laminate coating slightly lifting bottom corner front cover. This book was published on the occasion of the exhibition at the Art Gallery of South Australia, 10 November 1989 - 29 January 1990, Heide Park and Art Gallery, Melbourne, 27 February 1990 - 8 April 1990, Riddoch Art Gallery, Mount Gambier, 4 May - 3 June 1990. The aim of the exhibition is to focus on the artistic activities of Adelaide from 1940 to 1950 as they have not been examined in depth in other books about Australian art. ISBN: 073080772X. Our Book No: 28433. $22 AUD.

166. Hylton, Jane (2009). Nora Heysen: Light and Life (1st ed). Adelaide, Kent Town: Wakefield Press. 103 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, few black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, colour reproductions (including frontispiece portrait), minor edgewear corners. This very special book looks at a notable career spanning seven decades, during which the artist painted some of Australia's most outstanding self-portraits, became Australia's first female war artist, and was the first woman to win the prestigious Archibald Prize. Nora Heysen grew up at The Cedars near the Adelaide Hills town of Hahndorf, and was deeply influenced by her father, Hans Heysen. ISBN: 9781862548404. Our Book No: 27124. $30 AUD.

167. Irvine, Jan; Deckker, Roger (photos) (1989). Australian Quilts: The People and Their Art (1st ed). Sydney: Quilters' Guild / Simon & Schuster. 96 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos & colour photos, few tiny dents front cover, small crease fore-edge, minor edgewear. In 1988 The Quilters' Guild commissioned forty-three quiltmakers from all over Australia to create small quilts that could tour even the remotest parts of the country - and so the suitcase exhibitions 'Quilts Covering Australia' were born. This beautiful book draws together for the first time these gloriously colourful quilts and the thoughts and ideas of their creators. ISBN: 073180080X. Our Book No: 22511. $10 AUD.

168. Isaacs, Jennifer (2002). Australian Aboriginal Paintings (Reissue ed). Sydney, Frenchs Forest: New Holland. 189 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour reproductions, few colour text-photos, top corner front cover creased, minimal edgewear corners & few internal pages. An overview of traditional Aboriginal religious paintings. They are all from the Dreaming, the Tjukurrpa, the Wonggar, the Creation, and express this now in present day Australia. The book does not analyse or explain the paintings. The minimal notes provided allow the paintings to speak for themselves. ISBN: 1864368039. Our Book No: 28894. $30 AUD.

169. Israel, Glenis (2004). Artwise One: Visual Arts 7 - 10 (2nd, reprint ed). Brisbane, Milton: Jacaranda /John Wiley. 218 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos & boxes, art timeline endpapers, top corner one page creased (bookmarked), minor edgewear corner tips, previous owner's name texta inside front cover. Second edition. Illustrated school textbook written for visual arts students in New South Wales (NSW). In this new edition the material is thoroughly revised, updated and supplemented to meet the needs of the new Visual Arts Years 7-10 syllabus in NSW. The wide range of art forms is supplemented in this edition with new examples from design artists and works that use digital media. ISBN: 9780731401086. Our Book No: 29048. $30 AUD.

170. Ivory, Lesley Anne (1991). Cats in the Sun (1st ed). London: Collins. Unnum 24 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pictorial cover, pictorial endpapers, colour drawings (some full-page), minor edgewear. Cat lovers will love this delightful book with the bright artistic sketches and happy stories, by the well-known English illustrator. The author tells one story about her visit to Africa where she saw two nests of kittens at a cafe; she visited daily for a week to see how they were going, the owner said "she could have one kitten, no problem!" "Oh yes, there is a problem," said her husband. "She already has twelve at home"! ISBN: 0001913921. Our Book No: 2502. $15 AUD.

171. Ivory, Lesley Anne (1993). Cats Among the Toys (1st ed). London: HarperCollins. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback oblong small quarto, dustjacket, pictorial cover, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), full-page colour drawings, illustrated endpapers, minimal edgewear jacket. Her delightful full-page paintings of cats are accompanied by colour drawings of collectable toys. The author combines her three loves, cats, toys and design. The little cat stuffed with catmint is Octopussy's favourite toy - he searches for him on every page. This beautiful book is a treasure trove of cats and historical toys which will appeal to all cat lovers. ISBN: 0001936433. Our Book No: 26266. $14 AUD.

172. Jackson, Holbrook (1939). The Eighteen Nineties: A Review of Art and Ideas at the Close of the Nineteenth Century (1st Pelican ed) [1890s]. Harmondsworth: Pelican Books / Penguin Books. 279 pp. Paperback dustjacket, good plus condition (in good dustjacket), top edge lightly foxed, pages toned as usual, small edge tears & rubbing jacket (notably spine & spine ends), corner jacket front flap creased (not price-clipped), some edgewear, old price marks. Examines the revolutionary changes and events in the art and literary world in Britain at the close of the 19th century. A nice old Pelican with its very own separate cover to add to an existing collection. (Originally published, 1913.) Our Book No: 21733. $10 AUD.

173. Jackson-Mooney, Marilyn; Mooney, Ian (1975). Brief Dictionary of Tasmanian Artists (from Discovery to 1940's) (1st ed). Hobart: Qualified Restorers of Fine Art. 54 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, good plus condition, black & white text-photos, diagrams, spine lightly faded, faint foxing few pages, tide marks top edge some pages (previous water contact now dry), edges & pages lightly toned, errata slip laid down flyleaf. (No 493 of a limited edition of 1000 copies.) This book originated as a list of local artists compiled over a period of time to be used as a reference book for the interested collector. Our Book No: 27135. $10 AUD.

174. Jennings, Wendy L. (1997). Wild Australia (Reprint ed). Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 32 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled, very good plus condition, full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear. This beautiful and very colourful book has 31 of Australia's most colourful inhabitants. The author has brought them to life in her wonderful paintings, and there is a short simple description of each of them. This book will appeal to any age, it is a great way for children to learn about some of our fascinating animals and birds. ISBN: 0864177844. Our Book No: 29734. $18 AUD.

175. Jones, Jonathan (2011). The Lost Battles: Leonardo, Michelangelo and the Artistic Duel that Defined the Renaissance (Reprint ed). London: Simon & Schuster. 360 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition, colour photos centre spread, minimal edgewear. The respected art historian reveals the gripping story of a 16th-century clash of titans, the two great minds of the Renaissance, who hated each other, painting side by side in the same room in Florence in 1504. As the paintings progressed, Michelangelo set out to prove that his work, not Leonardo's, embodied the future of art - but in fact, the influence of both men is visible in the works of later artists. A riveting look at one of history's most clashes of ideas and offers a whole new understanding of the Renaissance. ISBN: 9781416526056. Our Book No: 4346. $12 AUD.

176. Jurevicius, Luke (2004). Drawing Caricatures. Adelaide, Stepney: Axiom Publishing. Unnum 48 pp. Paperback large quarto, good plus condition, black & white drawings, top corner tips pages lightly creased, few tiny dents front cover, minor edgewear. Hints on drawing caricatures, written and illustrated by the author. This book was specifically designed to encourage and develop accurate drawing and perception skills, whilst having fun drawing caricatures. ISBN: 1864762969. Our Book No: 23422. $14 AUD.

177. Kearsley, Graeme R. (2007). Thomas Henry Ivers 1889 - 1940: A Sergeant of the Light Horse in Palestine (1st ed). London: Yelsraek Publishing. 248 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour reproductions, frontispiece, few black & white text-photos, one sepia (brown-tinted) photo of the artist, corners rear cover & last several pages creased, top spine little bumped, minor edgewear. A biography of Australian war artist Thomas Henry Ivers. His art has survived in probably not less than 200 sketches, drawings and a few paintings, of which about 77 works are retained in the Australian War Memorial Collection in Canberra. The first chapter provides a background to the earlier life of the artist, up to the second call-up of WW1 in 1915. All others relate to his life and art during and from the period of the Great War through to his later life in Sydney up until his death in 1940. ISBN: 9780954115838. Our Book No: 28844. $50 AUD.

178. Kelson, Brendon (photos); McQuilton, John (text) (2001). Kelly Country: A Photographic Journey (1st ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 168 pp. Paperback large oblong quarto (with flaps), very good condition, black & white photos (many full-page), maps inside covers, base spine little bumped, bottom edge front cover minimally creased, minor edgewear. This book looks at the Kellys and their history through the photos of the places mainly in Victoria associated with the outbreak of bushranging - from bush to country towns, squatters' mansions to ruined homesteads, from gaols to the cemeteries. The book brings a new illustrated perspective to the Ned Kelly story. ISBN: 0702232734. Our Book No: 29990. $30 AUD.

179. Kemp, Martin (2011). Leonardo (Revised ed) [Leonardo Da Vinci]. Oxford: Oxford University Press (OUP). 292 pp. Paperback, very good condition, colour plates, figures (including black & white text-photos), covers little scratched & rubbed. Revised edition. What makes Leonardo's works so astonishing? What drove his art and inventions? Cuts through the dense veil of legend, challenges the myths, and offers an unparalled portrait of this extraordinary man. This updated edition of a bestseller is the first book on Leonardo to include two newly discovered art works, the most important such discoveries in over 100 years. ISBN: 9780199583355. Our Book No: 17383. $18 AUD.

180. Kershaw, Alister (1991). Hey Days: Memories and Glimpses of Melbourne's Bohemia 1937 - 1947. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 99 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition. The Australian journalist and writer was a member of the lively crew of painters, poets, musicians and interesting people who made up Melbourne's artistic and bohemian avant-garde in the 1930s and 1940s. Includes reminiscences of Albert Tucker, James Gleeson, Max Harris, John Reed, Sidney Nolan, Bernard Smith and Adrian Lawlor. ISBN: 0207166757. Our Book No: 20006. $10 AUD.

181. Kieckhefer, Richard (2000). Magic in the Middle Ages [Cambridge Medieval Textbooks]. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 219 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, CANCELLED EX-LIBRARY, review label inside front cover. Surveys the growth and development of magic in medieval Europe. He examines its relation to religion, science, philosophy, art, literature, and politics before introducing the kinds of people who practiced magic, and the reasoning behind their beliefs. The book also looks at many other aspects of life in the Middle Ages. ISBN: 0521785766. Our Book No: 29512. $18 AUD.

182. King, Suzanne (2005). Adventures of Penny and Motto the Persians. Dural, NSW: Suzanne King. 573 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pictorial cover, black & white & colour drawings, colour photos, minimal edgewear jacket. This book tells the story of the author's much loved Persian cats. Motto and Silva Penny, both show cats born in Australia with American ancestry, inspired her to write this collection of poems based on the story and actual events of their lives. This collection of poems, paintings, drawings and photos will delight children and cat-lovers alike. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 073166373X. Our Book No: 24440. $20 AUD.

183. Kleiman, Allan; Miller, Michele (1992). Blue Sky Blue Bush and Silver: A Guide to the Art, Artists and Galleries of Broken Hill, Australia. Melbourne: Blue Bush Press. 72 pp. Paperback large oblong quarto (with flaps), very good condition, colour photos, few black & white photos, maps, foldout, tiny crush fore-edge rear cover & last page, minor edgewear. This book tells the story of New South Wales' oldest regional art gallery. The gallery was opened by the Governor General Lord Northcote on 11th October, 1904. Some of the local artists featured in the guide are: Pro Hart, Eric McCormick, Badger Bates, Phil Jones, Jack Absalom, Peter Anderson, Hugh Schulz, Raylee-Marie Hart, Eric Dalby, and Betty Smith. Each story has a photo of the artist and some of their work. ISBN: 0646115154. Our Book No: 29148. $30 AUD.

184. Klepac, Lou (1993). George Lambert 1873 - 1930: Drawings. Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW) / Beagle Press. 72 pp. Paperback large octavo (with flaps), very good plus condition, black & white paintings (some full-page), minimal edgewear. This book was produced for the George Lambert exhibition at The Art Gallery Of New South Wales held from 20 February - 2 May 1993. The drawings have been gathered together for the first time for a public gallery. The rear flap tells the story of this important artist who was a painter, draughtsman, sculptor and illustrator. He lived in England from 1902 till 1921, and in Australia from 1921 until his death in 1930. ISBN: 0731000722. Our Book No: 29584. $18 AUD.

185. Klimsch, Karl (1977). Florid Victorian Ornament: Over 700 Motifs (Facsimile ed) [Dover Pictorial Archive Series]. New York: Dover Publications. 102 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few tiny impressions covers, base spine little rubbed, cover corner & some pages tip lightly creased, fore-edges last few pages rough-cut, minor edgewear. This very special book has over 700 metal-engraved designs on 102 plates: borders, frames, corners, leaves, scrollwork, strapwork, rosettes, escutcheons, cartouches in various sizes and styles. The designs include: floral motifs, leaves, flowers, vines, wreaths, geometric patterns, Greek frets, interlocking circles, squares, triangles, rectangles, lions, swans, serpents, hats, helmets, vegetables, heads. This book will appeal to artists, craftspeople and designers or to anyone with a love of anything Victorian. First published by Asher & Co, London (an unabridged republication of "Ornaments Invented & Designed", by Charles Klimsch, about 1877). ISBN: 0486234908. Our Book No: 29196. $18 AUD.

186. Kloet, Christine (1977). After Alice: A Hundred Years of Children's Reading in Britain. London: Library Association. 63 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, glossy card covers (few minor scatches), colour plates (including frontispiece), black & white drawings, minor foxing top edge, minor edgewear corners. Accompanies an exhibition (Sept 1977 - Jan 1978) to celebrate the Centenary of the Library Association, jointly organised with the Museum of Childhood Cambridge, at Bethnal Green, London. Selected and catalogued by Christine Kloet. ISBN: 0853657408. Our Book No: 22047. $10 AUD.

187. Kneen, Deborah (1992). The Australian Folk Art Collection (Revised ed). Sydney, Chippendale: Tracy Marsh Publications. 68 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, full-page colour photos, black & white drawings, black & white full-size patterns, minor edgewear corners, owner's written name. The first book to present an Australian approach to decorative painting. Over twenty five charming wood projects are arranged in appropriate levels for beginners, intermediate and advanced. Every project has clear step-by-step instructions, full-size patterns and colour photos to use as a guide. ISBN: 0959017461. Our Book No: 22994. $10 AUD.

188. Knight, Frederick (1978). Scroll Ornaments of the Early Victorian Period: 71 Engravings (Reprint revised ed) [Dover Pictorial Archive Series]. New York: Dover Publications. 47 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white plates, spine ends little rubbed, cover corner tips lightly creased, top corners some pages creased, minor edgewear. This very special book has over 71 metal-engraved designs on 47 plates: borders, frames, scrolls, creches, corners, crests in varied sizes & styles. There are floral motifs, leaves, flowers, vines, wreaths-all in ever-spreading and overflowing swirls. There are interlocking patterns of circles, rococo extravaganzas, lions, serpents, cherubs, fruit, vultures, mythical beasts. This book will appeal to artists, craftspeople and designers or to anyone with a love of anything Victorian. First published by J. Williams, London (revised reprint of the work "Knight's Scroll Ornaments, designed for the use of Silversmiths, Chasers, Die-Sinkers, Modellers, &c, 1825 - 1830). ISBN: 0486235963. Our Book No: 29197. $17 AUD.

189. Kolenberg, Hendrick; Mortimer, Niki (editor); Thompson, Jennifer (editor) (2005). Limited Editions Arthur Boyd in Print: A Bundanon Travelling Exhibition. West Cambewarra, NSW: Bundanon Trust. 64 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers, very good plus condition, colour & black & white paintings, minimal edgewear. (Edition of 1200 copies.) This art exhibition, curated by Mortimer and Thompson, focuses on (and illuminates) his genius as an artist in all mediums. This beautiful catalogue records an historic gathering of Arthur Boyd's prints. The catalogue goes through his printmaking career from the early 1960s, when he embarked on his first series of etchings, through to the collagraphs and etchings of the 1990s. (A collagraph is a painting on a rigid substrate such as wood or paperboard.). ISBN: 095794652X. Our Book No: 25904. $35 AUD.

190. Lambert, R. S. (editor) (1938). Art in England. Harmondsworth: Pelican Books / Penguin Books. 150 pp. Paperback dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos centre spread, small edge tears jacket repaired (edgewear spine, flap unclipped), pages little toned, edgewear. Critical essays on English art, now available readily to the general reader. Based on articles in "Listener" magazine. Our Book No: 10666. $10 AUD.

191. Lane, Elizabeth (1986). Hal Gye: The Man and His Work (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 353 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, colour reproductions, frontispiece, edges foxed, reverse side jacket little foxed (few tiny chips), base spine bumped, edgewear. This is the story of the creator of the naked, winged cupids that adorn C. J. Dennis's poem "The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke". The author tells the story related to her over the 20 years they were neighbours and traces his life until his death in 1967. He was a cartoonist, illustrator of books by Lawson, Patterson and Ogilvie, and a painter of works held in several state art galleries. He also wrote short stories under the pseudonym of James Hackson. This book is a warm memoir of a multi-talented man, and also has a selection of his full-colour illustrations of works by C. J. Dennis, black & white line drawings, photos, his own account of his early years, and a selection of his short stories. ISBN: 0207149003. Our Book No: 28018. $20 AUD.

192. Lane, Peter (1995). Contemporary Porcelain: Materials, Techniques and Expressions. Tortola, BVI: G+B Arts International. 224 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour photos (including frontispiece), minor edgewear jacket (little rubbed), board covers little faded. Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Examines the development of porcelain in the last two decade of the 20th century. The works illustrated demonstrate the confidence and versatility of these contemporary ceramicists who use its special characteristics in exciting and original ways. The composition of porcelain and bone-china bodies and glazes is described in addition to the realisation of 3-D form and the various uses of colour, pattern, texture and decorative processes. This very special book will be of use to any potter working in porcelain, collectors and anyone interested in fine ceramics. ISBN: 9766410364. Our Book No: 27174. $30 AUD.

193. Langley, Jean (1983). To a Blue Flower: A Collection of Australian Wild Flower Paintings. [Canberra]: Flower Press. 56 pp. Hardback large quarto, dark blue cloth cover (tipped in colour painting on front cover inset), very good condition, colour paintings, blue cloth slipcase (square cutout to display cover art, minor edgewear), little light foxing (cover art & half-title page), bookplate. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Taking the title of the book from John Shaw Neilson's poem, the artist has painted some of the most-loved Australian wildflowers, with accompanying text. Contains 37 fine and delicate watercolour paintings, superbly reproduced. ISBN: 0959203109. Our Book No: 12718. $30 AUD.

194. Le Brun Holmes, Sandra (1992). Yirawala: Painter of the Dreaming (1st ed). Sydney, Rydalmere: Hodder & Stoughton. 160 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, colour plates, minor edgewear jacket (spine ends little rubbed, slight loss gilt title on spine, black background little rubbed). Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A biography about a great traditional painter and elder of the Gunwinggu [now Kunwinjku] tribe, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory. This is also the story of Yirawala's faithful friend, Sandra Holmes, who has spent her lifetime trying to bridge the gap between Black and White Australia. The ceremonial paintings of Yirawala (1894 - 1976) - ceremony leader, law carrier, medicine man and healer of the Gunwinggu tribe - are sought by museums all over the world. In 1971 he received an MBE for services to Aboriginal art. Contains, for the first time, colour plates and explanations of the entire ceremonial series of 139 paintings collected by Sandra (now in the Australian National Gallery, Canberra). Yirawala asked Sandra to write this book so that everyone would understand the relationship between ceremonial painting and Aboriginal religion and law. Also records Yirawala's fight to protect his tribal lands. ISBN: 0646148834. Our Book No: 29224. $30 AUD.

195. Leete, Helen (2009). Mountains of the Dragon: An Australian Sculptor's Account of an Idyllic Surrealistic, Early Life in Africa (1st ed). Sydney, Epping: Delphian Books. 218 pp. Paperback wide octavo, thick card covers (with flaps), very good plus condition, minimal edgewear, autograph (author's written name). A surrealistic novel set in Africa. Written by a Sydney based sculptor. It is set in a world before refrigeration, television, mobile phones or computers, and features the thoughts and feelings of a teenage girl. ISBN: 9780980466820. Our Book No: 27223. $30 AUD.

196. Lindahl, Carl; Ware, Carolyn (1997). Cajun Mardi Gras Masks (1st ed) [Folk Art and Artists]. Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi. 96 pp. Hardback small square quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour text-photos, covers little rubbed, two tiny dents rear cover. A study of Cajun Mardi Gras and its traditional maskmaking. Every winter, Cajun Louisiana folk artists assemble unlikely mixtures of material to shape masks for their Mardi Gras celebrations. This fascinating book introduces the artists, the performances, and processes of creating the fantastical masks. ISBN: 0878059687. Our Book No: 28318. $20 AUD.

197. Lindesay, Vane (1988). Aussie Osities (1st ed). Melbourne, Richmond: Greenhouse Publications. 106 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, light foxing edges, spine little creased, corner front cover little creased, covers little toned in places, minor edgewear. This is a charming and very funny look at Australia and Australians. In the years leading up to Federation a desire for a material identity began to emerge. The author looks at the tangible expressions of this patriotic urge as it was manifested in our buildings, homes, hobbies and applied art. ISBN: 086436170X. Our Book No: 30399. $18 AUD.

198. Lindesay, Vane (introduction) (1979). It's Moments Like These: Cartoons Behind a Nation's Catch-Cry. South Melbourne: Sun Books. 96 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, top corner front cover creased, minor edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned, covers lifting outwards slightly. This very entertaining book brings together for the first time some of the best of the many Minties cartoons that have featured in magazines and newspapers over the years. The famous catch-phase (It's Moments Like These ..) became an accepted part of the Australian idiom. The cartoons stand alone as the gauge of a whole epoch of graphic art. ISBN: 0725103396. Our Book No: 29043. $18 AUD.

199. Lindsay, Jane (1983). Portrait of Pa: Jane Lindsay's Memoirs of Her Father Norman Lindsay. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 190 pp. Paperback trade, stiffened card covers, very good plus condition, black & white photos centre spread. Memoirs of living at Springwood (Blue Mountains, outside Sydney) with her father, the great Australian artist and novelist. (Lindsay's father was born in Ireland.). ISBN: 020714821X. Our Book No: 16857. $17 AUD.

200. Lindsay, Norman; Stewart, Douglas (foreword); Davis, Quinton F. (photos) (1966). Norman Lindsay's Ship Models (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 98 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour photos (most full-page), minor edge tears & edgewear. Norman Lindsay has been making ship models, in the intervals between paintings, throughout his working life. They range from the war gallery of the Greeks, with its rowers and fighting men complete, through Elizabethan times to the clippers of last century, and on to "Joseph Conrad" sailed by Alan Villiers. By the use of skilled photography, this book permits most of the models to be seen for the first time. Our Book No: 21892. $60 AUD.

201. Lindsay, Norman (1968). Rooms and Houses: An Autobiographical Novel (1st & only ed). Sydney & London: Ure Smith. 318 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), original brown cloth cover, reverse side jacket faintly foxed (flap unclipped), top edge faintly foxed, minor edgewear, copy 2. Cover subtitle: "Portrait of the artist as a young man ... an autobiographical novel". Set in early 20th-century Melbourne, this novel is based on the author's own life experiences. While mismanaging his marriage to Cora, artist Jim Partridge meets up with his former model, Julia, only to discover that Cora has met up with her former lover, Herbert Pomeroy. All of the characters in this novel are clearly doomed to illicit entanglement. Our Book No: 12767A. $40 AUD.

202. Lindsay, Norman; Wingrove, Keith (selected by) (1978). Norman Lindsay's Bears (1st ed). Sydney: Macmillan. 72 pp. Hardback small square quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page black & beige drawings (including frontispiece), spine ends little rubbed, minor edgewear jacket, old price marks, owner's written name front pastedown, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First edition. This book features the bear Billy Bluegum who became well known through his appearance in the Bulletin and the Lone Hand magazines, and later in the children's classic "The Magic Pudding". This book includes both the first and the last Billy Bluegum pictures drawn by Norman Lindsay. ISBN: 0333251628. Our Book No: 28471. $20 AUD.

203. Lindsay, Norman; Wingrove, Keith (selected by) (1983). Norman Lindsay's Bears. Melbourne: Sun Books. 72 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, edges lightly foxed, light foxing front flyleaf, spine lightly faded. This book features the bear Billy Bluegum who became well known through his appearance in the Bulletin and the Lone Hand, and later in the children's classic "The Magic Pudding". This book includes both the first and the last Billy Bluegum pictures drawn by Norman Lindsay. ISBN: 0725104317. Our Book No: 26171. $15 AUD.

204. Lindsay, Norman (1991). Norman Lindsay's Cats (Reprint ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. Unnum 64 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, small crease cover, minor edgewear. A delightful collection of Lindsay's sketches of his cats. Text by an artist friend, Douglas Stewart. Includes an essay by Stewart ("The artist as a cat fancier") and Lindsay ("The cats of Springwood"). ISBN: 0725104074. Our Book No: 13727. $20 AUD.

205. Lindsay, Norman; Stewart, Meg (introduction) (2001). Norman Lindsay: Artful Cats. Bungendore, NSW: Odana Publications. 144 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white & colour drawings (some full-page). Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A delightful collection of Norman Lindsay's sketches of his cats. Text by a friend, Meg Stewart. Includes letters from Lindsay, some written by the cats! (Lindsay's father was born in Ireland.) (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 0908154496. Our Book No: 2633. $50 AUD.

206. Lindsay, Norman; de Basil, Colonel W.; Williamson, J. C. (1936). Souvenir Programme: Colonel W. de Basil's Monte Carlo Russian Ballet [J. C. Williamson Ltd Magazine]. Melbourne: J. C. Williamson Ltd / Speciality Press. 42 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings (colour covers both sides), adverts, minor edgewear. Souvenir program for this ballet contains magnificent cover art by Normal Lindsay, from an original painting in the possession of Mr E. J. Tait, a managing director of J. C. Williamson Ltd. Produced by J. C. Williamson Ltd at His Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne. Contains full-page portraits of Colonel W. de Basil, Leon Woizikowsky, Valentina Blinova, Helena Kirsova, George Gee, Valerie Hay, Donald Burr. (Estimated date, 1936 or 1937. Text mentions 1935, and an event scheduled later for 1938. Loosely inserted: Receipt for previous sale of this item.). Our Book No: 14963. $130 AUD.

207. Littlewood, Robert C. (2006). Six Bookplates Engraved by David Frazer. Stoke-on-Trent: Lytlewode Press. 18 pp. Hardback small quarto (in slipcase), dark pink cloth covered boards & slipcase, very good plus condition, tipped-in original wood engraved black & white bookplates, autograph (author's written name). This book is no. 19 of limited edition of 150 copies, numbered and autographed by the author and publisher, Robert C. Littlewood, who is President of the Australian Bookplate Society. The engraver is one of Australia's finest wood engravers. This finely produced monograph on his bookplates is a tribute to his skill and the art of contemporary bookplate making. ISBN: 9781905611065. Our Book No: 30107. $180 AUD.

208. Littlewood, Robert C.; Lindsay, Peter (1980). A Ballad of Buccaneering: An Appreciation of the Circumstances Which Influenced the Production of Sir Lionel Lindsay's first Six Etchings, Accompanied by Six of the Artist's Poems from the Same Period (Limited ed). Melbourne: Jester Press. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, quarter-bound (cloth cover, leather spine), very good plus condition, black & white etchings, autograph (author's written name). Text by Robert Littlewood, etchings & poems by Peter Lindsay. Copies 11 to 100 were bound by W. Flattely and Sons, Carlton in one quarter Morocco with matching cloth, endpapers and headbands. The poems featured in this book were first published in "The Outpost" newspaper between 28 April and 1 December 1900. They have been printed as they originally appeared, without alteration to spelling or punctuation. (Copy no 25 of a scarce limited edition of 100 autographed copies). . ISBN: 0959638520. Our Book No: 28578. $150 AUD.

209. Livett, Jill; O'Leary, Jacinta (2007). Design and Technology: VCE Units 1 - 4 (2nd, reprint ed). Melbourne: Social Science Press / Thomson. 280 pp. Paperback quarto, as new condition, black & white drawings & text-photos, colour boxes (summaries, examples), old price marks (covered by sticker). Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. The second edition of the highly regarded textbook about industrial design, materials, processes, product development, evaluation and promotion. ISBN: 9780170130639. Our Book No: 14175. $35 AUD.

210. Lowe, Pat (2007). In the Desert: Jimmy Pike as a Boy (The Early Life of One of Australia's Great Artists). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 172 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned as usual, minimal edgewear. A biography of Jimmy Pike, who died in 2002, by his wife Pat Lowe. He is one of Australia's most famous Aboriginal artists, represented in all major Australian public galleries and museums. He grew up in the Great Sandy Desert during the 1940s and 1950s. This remarkable and intimate account of what was a traditional Walmajarri boyhood, one of the last of its kind, opens your eyes to a completely different culture and way of experiencing the world. ISBN: 9780143003083. Our Book No: 17122. $16 AUD.

211. Lycett, Phyllis; Martin, Michael (1994). Abraham le Blond: Colour Printer 1819 - 1894. St Albans, Herts: Lycett Antiques / New Baxter Society. 96 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, colour plates. George Baxter invented colour printing in 1834. Abraham le Blond was a licensee of Baxter's new technological innovation, and his colour prints are now considered second only to Baxter in terms of their quality. Contains a biography of Le Blond and his business, as well as an extensive illustrated catalogue of his prints. ISBN: 0952500019. Our Book No: 13268. $30 AUD.

212. Macqueen, Kenneth; Duhig, J. V. (letter); Lahey, Vida (biography) (1948). Adventure in Watercolour: An Artist's Story Written and Illustrated by Kenneth Macqueen: With a Letter from Professor J. V. Duhig, Biographical Summary by Vida Lahey: Also an Explanation of Technique by the Artist Himself [Australian Artist Editions]. Sydney: Legend Press. Unnum 48 pp. Hardback folio (33.0 x 26.0 cm), no jacket (missing, as common), very good condition, yellow cloth cover (black & white vignette front cover, top edge & spine little toned, bottom corner front cover little bumped), colour plates (paintings) tipped-in, bottom edge untrimmed, some edgewear, owner's written name front free flyleaf. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. By a renowned Australian artist who was also a farmer from Queensland. Each of the 16 watercolour paintings is accompanied by a description on the facing page. They have a lyrical and decorative quality, and are inspired by his local countryside of the Darling Downs and the Moreton Bay area. (No 627 of a limited edition of 1100 autographed copies. No date, but 1948.) Our Book No: 12596. $130 AUD.

213. Malcolm, Lisa; Dewar, Sally (1997). About Art (Reprint ed). Sydney, Marrickville: Science Press. 153 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos (some full-page), corners few pages & rear cover faintly creased, minor edgewear. A pictorial Australian school textbook about art. The artworks illustrated include painting, drawing, sculpture, fibre design, art clothing, jewellery, ceramics and graphics created by both professional artists and students. ISBN: 0855831618. Our Book No: 11187. $45 AUD.

214. Malouf, David (1984). Harland's Half Acre (1st American ed). New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 230 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages lightly toned, spine jacket little faded, untrimmed fore-edges, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First American edition. Novel about a budding artist bought up on a poverty-striken dairy farm in Queensland. ISBN: 0394539192. Our Book No: 29588. $15 AUD.

215. Marcus, Leonard S.; Wiesner, David (foreword) (2012). Show Me a Story! Why Picture Books Matter: Conversations with 21 of the World's Most Celebrated Illustrators. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press. 309 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos, black & white & colour illustrations, minimal edgewear jacket. Heavy. These 21 richly entertaining and thought-provoking interviews have been compiled and edited by Marcus. The illustrators make clear that picture books (often for children) are almost never as simple as they seem. Includes full-colour plates of each illustrator's artistic process from first sketches to near-final art. ISBN: 9780763635060. Our Book No: 26849. $30 AUD.

216. Martin, Mandy; Robin, Libby; Smith, Mike (2005). Strata: Deserts Past, Present and Future: An Environmental Art Project about a Significant Cultural Place. Mandurama, NSW: Mandy Martin. 54 pp. Paperback narrow oblong large quarto, very good condition, colour drawings & fold-out colour paintings, small mark front cover, minor edgewear. About diverse kinds of knowledge and ways of knowing place. The place is Puritjarra, a rock shelter in the Cleland Hills in Western Central Australia. It is part of the country of the Aboriginal people of the Ikuntji/Haasts Bluff community. ISBN: 0957748140. Our Book No: 23173. $20 AUD.

217. Martin, Mandy; Sinclair, Paul (text); Haynes, Peter (editor); Fitzhardinge, Guy (environmental context) (1996). Tracts: Back O' Bourke. Canberra: Environment Trusts, New South Wales Government. 44 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, full-page colour reproductions, covers little scuffed & scratched, small sticker mark front cover, faint foxing inside front cover & title page, minor edgewear. In 1995 Mandy Martin, artist and lecturer at the School of Art, Australian National University, was awarded an Environmental Education Trust Grant by the Minister for the Environment, New South Wales, to undertake a project to produce an exhibition of paintings and drawings to tour the Murray-Darling Basin. The written text makes up the other major creative element of the project. ISBN: 0646305352. Our Book No: 27387. $15 AUD.

218. Mason, Kate; Fuller, Debra (2007). The Heart of Design: An Emotional Journey into Scrapbook Creation (1st ed). Sydney, Rozelle: Pride Publishing. 98 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, many colour photos, minor edgewear, top corner tip front cover little creased, spine lightly faded, front cover lightly scratched. The authors are two of Australia's finest scrapbook artists. In this book, they are joined by fourteen invited artists as they share the stunning results of their quest for the perfect balance between emotion, art and design. ISBN: 9781921078095. Our Book No: 26799. $20 AUD.

219. Mayhew, James (1998). Katie Meets the Impressionists (Reprint ed). London: Orchard Books. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small oblong quarto, very good plus condition, colour illustrations, minimal edgewear. Children's picture story in which Katie is back with more exciting adventures in the art gallery, where five famous Impressionist paintings come alive for her. The drawings make this book come alive for all ages. ISBN: 1860397689. Our Book No: 27255. $10 AUD.

220. McCann, Marilyn (1996). Country Brushstrokes (Reprint ed) [Milner Craft Series]. Burra Creek, NSW: Sally Milner Publishing. 90 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. How to create country Australiana and bush scenes in the folk art (naive) style. One of the first books in Australia about the popular American style as applied to Australian projects. ISBN: 1863511482. Our Book No: 1322. $10 AUD.

221. McCutchan, Robyn (1994). Drawn to Design: Graphics and Design Today (1st ed). Brisbane, Milton: Jacaranda Press. 192 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour plates, black & white figures, cover corner tips little worn, tiny mark fore-edge title page, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. This book is a systematic and complete course outline for middle-school students of Graphic Communication. The book covers communication, equipment used, drawing, design, presentation, and analysis and evaluation. There are hands-on activities throughout the book, profiles of well known designers and illustrators including reproductions of their work. Reproductions of student work are also included. ISBN: 0701631872. Our Book No: 28024. $30 AUD.

222. McDonald, Anne; Hall, Susan (editor); Kennedy, Dr Brian (foreword) (2001). Douglas Annand: The Art of Life. Canberra: NGA: National Gallery of Australia. 96 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour photos, colour lithographs, gelatin silver photos, pencil drawings, screen prints, small scuff mark flyleaf, minor edgewear. This book was published to coincide with the exhibition "Douglas Annand: The Art of Life" at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra 6 October 2001 - 28 January 2002. ISBN: 0642541779. Our Book No: 24852. $40 AUD.

223. Mcguigan, Chris (editor) (1992). New Tracks - Old Land: Contemporary Prints from Aboriginal Australia (1st ed). Sydney, Surry Hills: Aboriginal Arts Management Association (AAMA). 76 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour reproductions, small stain bottom corner last two pages & rear cover, light stain top corner rear cover, minor edgewear corners. This book is a brief overview of Aboriginal printmaking, and covers the history of limited-edition printing. The exhibition brings together a large amount of work produced by Aboriginal printmakers. The exhibition has been jointly organised by the Aboriginal Arts Management Association, Sydney, and Massachusetts College of Art, Boston. ISBN: 0646123246. Our Book No: 28224. $20 AUD.

224. McInerney, Sally; Zofrea, Salvatore; Malouf, David (introduction) (1992). The Journeyman: A Story of Migrant Life: A Series of Woodcuts by Salvatore Zofrea (1st ed). Sydney, Chippendale: Pan Macmillan. Unnum pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page black & white illustrations, few black & white photos, spine ends & cover corner tips little rubbed, top edge covers little worn, spine little faded jacket (lightly rubbed). In this series of 20 woodcuts, celebrated artist Salvatore Zofrea records the lives of his parents, from their first meeting, marriage and early family life in a small village in Calabria, to the family's emigration to Australia. In between, the woodcuts trace the lives of Teresa and Giuseppe Zofrea, who were parted for seven years when Giuseppe went to Australia and worked like a beast of burden to prepare the way for his family. The authors moving narrative, transcribed from conversations with the artist, complements the woodcuts. This very special and unusual book tells the story of many migrants as well as the family in this book. ISBN: 0330273558. Our Book No: 16232. $20 AUD.

225. McKenzie, Janet (1986). Noel Counihan [Australian Artists]. Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 56 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour illustrations, minor edgewear, tiny bump base spine, top corner tip lightly scuffed. This book is intended to make the life and work of one of Australia's foremost artists accessible. The essay here is based on interviews made with the artist between 1983 and 1985, on many conversations, as well as writings by and about the artist. ISBN: 0864170556. Our Book No: 26394. $20 AUD.

226. McKenzie, Janet; Keating, Paul (foreword) (1994). Arthur Boyd at Bundanon. London: Academy Editions. 128 pp. Paperback large wide quarto (with flaps), very good condition, colour reproductions (few black & white), few colour photos, corner tips front cover little creased, tiny scuff spine ends, inner hinge slightly split (pages firm), minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. About the historic property Bundanon (not to be confused with the town of Bundanoon), on the Shoalhaven River near Nowra on the South Coast of New South Wales, which in 1993, Arthur Boyd gave to the people of Australia. Arthur Boyd's vision was for the property to become an artistic haven. Examines the relationship Arthur Boyd has had with the Shoalhaven River in the past 20 years. The author has been assisted by the National Gallery of Australia and Arthur Boyd himself, in researching the artist's work inspired by Bundanon. ISBN: 1854903381. Our Book No: 29188. $35 AUD.

227. McNeil, H. K. (1946). Linocuts and Brief History of Brisbane (1st ed). Brisbane: H. K. McNeil / Printed by the Co-operative Press. 22 pp. Paperback small oblong quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), card covers & jacket, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), full-page black & pale olive green linocuts, minor edgewear, jacket edges little rubbed. This handsome pamphlet shows the main points of historical interest in Brisbane. The linocuts bring the buildings and other places of interest to life. There are notes at the rear of the pamphlet explaining what a linocut is, and how they are used as an art form. This is a superb & scarce pamphlet which will be of interest to anyone wanting to learn a little about Brisbane. Our Book No: 40547. $40 AUD.

228. Meagher, Margaret (editor); Wilkinson, Katherine (concept); Herman, John (foreword) (1985). Painted Panorama 1800 - 1870 (1st ed). Sydney: Blaxland Gallery. 143 pp. Paperback wide quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white illustrations, bottom corner rear cover & last two pages creased, small dent top edge rear cover, minor edgewear. This catalogue has been sponsored by Grace Bros in commemoration of their Centenary 1885 - 1985. The paintings are from the collection of the Mitchell Library, the Dixson Library, and the Dixon Galleries of the State Library of N.S.W. ISBN: 0958963207. Our Book No: 22107. $20 AUD.

229. Meehan, Bernard (1999). The Book of Kells: An Illustrated Introduction to the Manuscript in Trinity College, Dublin (Reprint ed). London: Thames & Hudson. 95 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour illustrations (few black & white), very light foxing endpapers & few pages, light foxing edges & inside covers, minor edgewear. This edition includes the most important of the fully decorated pages plus a series of enlargements showing the almost unbelievable minuteness of the detail in the illuminated manuscript calligraphy - spiral and interlace patterns, human and animal oranament - a combination of seriousness and humour. Accompanying the illustrations is a new, up-to-date text by Bernard Meehan, the current Keeper of Manuscripts at Trinity College Dublin. There are 117 illustrations, 110 in colour. ISBN: 0500277907. Our Book No: 30293. $25 AUD.

230. Memmott, Harry (1980). The Australian Pottery Book: The Way of Clay: A Comprehensive Guide to Pottery (2nd, reprint ed). Sydney: Summit Books. 253 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, many black & white & colour text-photos (some full-page), some edgewear corners. Heavy. Step-by-step instructions to traditional pottery techniques - for both beginners and advanced potters. ISBN: 0727103296. Our Book No: 11102. $30 AUD.

231. Menzies, Jacqueline (editor) (1987). Munakata Shiko 1903 - 1975: The Woodcut Genius of Japan (1st ed). Sydney: Trustees Art Gallery of New South Wales. 58 + Unnum pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers, very good condition, black & white drawings, light foxing spine, minor edgewear, faint sticker mark front cover. This exhibition catalogue has been published to accompany the exhibition of the work of the 20th-century Japanese woodblock print artist, Munakata Shiko, held on 16th December 1987 - 14th February 1988, under the joint sponsorship of the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Japan Foundation. ISBN: 0730546063. Our Book No: 26397. $12 AUD.

232. Mes, Yvonne; Eterovic, Sandra (illustrator) (2016). Meet: Sidney Nolan (New ed) [Meet Series]. Sydney: Penguin Random House Australia. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback oblong small quarto, card covers, very good plus condition, colour drawings (some full-page). This is the story for children of the well-known artist Sidney Nolan, and how he came to create his iconic Ned Kelly paintings. The illustrations will appeal to all ages. ISBN: 9780857985903. Our Book No: 29987. $15 AUD.

233. Michael, Linda (editor); Mundine, Djon; Munro, Keith; Macgregor, Elizabeth Ann (foreword) (2008). They Are Meditating: Bark Paintings From the MCA's Arnott's Collection. Sydney: Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA). 271 pp. Paperback large quarto, thick card covers (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour illustrations, maps, minimal edgewear. Heavy (1.7 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book was published on the occasion of the exhibition: "They are Meditating: Bark Paintings from the MCA's Arnott's Collection", Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2008. Assembled by Californian businessman and graphic designer, Jerome Gould, from the 1960s to the early 1980s, it was gifted to the Museum by Arnott's Biscuits Ltd in 1993 - coinciding with the Year of the World's Indigenous People. The collection features works from important artists and represents the creative hubs in and around Groote Eylandt, Yirrkala, Galiwin'ku (Elcho Island), Milingimbi, Ramingining, Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Wadeye (Port Keats), and the Tiwi Islands over time. The bark painting of Aboriginal artists in Arnhem Land, Port Keats and the Tiwi Islands is the product of a unique legacy of many thousands of years length. Michael, Linda (catalogue editor). Mundine, Djon (guest curator). Munro, Keith (curator, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs). ISBN: 9781921034237. Our Book No: 27736. $50 AUD.

234. Michelangelo (1963). Michelangelo: A Self Portrait (1st ed). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall. 183 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, corner front cover creased, minor rubbing spine, endpapers & edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. This collection of Michelangelo's writings not only reveals the workings of his mind; it brings to light an authentic picture of his character in all its complexity and contradictions. His descriptions and opinions give us a first-hand commentary on the life of a great Renaissance artist. Our Book No: 24467. $12 AUD.

235. Micklethwait, Lucy (1996). I Spy: Transport in Art (1st p/b ed) [I Spy Series]. London: Collins. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, front hinge little loose (pages firm), minor edgewear corners. A special children's picture book has 13 important paintings with a different type of transport to spy in each one. This is a game for everyone to enjoy. ISBN: 0006645801. Our Book No: 29830. $10 AUD.

236. Miller, Cameron; Falla, Dominique (1995). Woodlore (Reprint ed). Adelaide, Norwood: Omnibus Books / Scholastic Australia. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, full-page colour drawings (paintings), minor edgewear corners & base spine. The ancient magic of the woodworker's craft is superbly conveyed in this unusual and exquisite children's book, which incorporates both illustrations and wood carving pictures to show the traditional uses of different kinds of timber. The colour paintings are on plywood primed with gesso, using water-soluble pencils and framed with the actual wood described in the text. Frames & text by Miller, illustrations & text by Falla (both are wood craftspersons living in Melbourne, Australia). A Children's Book Council of Australia Short-Listed Book. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 1862911681. Our Book No: 20847. $10 AUD.

237. Mitton, Jacqueline; Balit, Christina (illustrator); Tirion, Wil (star maps) (1998). Zoo in the Sky: A Book of Animal Constellations (1st Australian ed). Sydney, Mascot: Koala Book Company. Unnum 24 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, pictorial cover, illustrated endpapers, very good condition, colour drawings, few light creases last page, minimal edgewear. A children's picture book, being a magical tour of the skies, featuring 19 constellations named after animals, birds and fishes. The poetic text, supplemented by sky maps and background information about the stars, combines with the beautiful incandescent paintings to create a book that will fascinate children of all ages. ISBN: 0864611374. Our Book No: 26621. $15 AUD.

238. Modjeska, Drusilla (1999). Stravinsky's Lunch (1st ed). Sydney: Picador / Pan Macmillan. 364 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour & black & white photos, bottom edge jacket creased, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.4 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. First edition. The Australian novelist here provides something different: striking biographies of two artists - Stella Bowen and Grace Cossington Smith. They were born a year apart, in 1893 and 1892 respectively. However their lives were very different. One was a good cook; the other was not. One left Australia on the eve of WW1 and lived the rest of her life in Europe; the other lived for decades in the same house on the outskirts of Sydney. For one Paris and famous names; for the other the quiet life of a provincial suburb. One went off to find life and art; the art of the other grew out of the life she lived. The bohemian and the spinster. They are like mirror images of each other. ISBN: 0330361864. Our Book No: 14912. $30 AUD.

239. Modjeska, Drusilla (2012). The Mountain (1st ed). Sydney: Vintage Books / Random House. 432 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, recommendation sticker. Novel by Australian writer. Set in Papua New Guinea (PNG), where its culture and people cannot escape modern life. It is a story of betrayal, grief and loss. Set in 1968, and PNG is on the brink of independence. Amidst the turmoil ethnographic filmmaker Leonard arrives from England with his Dutch wife, Rika, to study and film an isolated village high in the mountains. The villagers customs and art have been passed down through generations, and Rika is immediately struck by their paintings on a cloth made of bark. Rika and Leonard are also confronted with the new university in Moresby, where intellectual ambition and the idealism of youth are creating friction among the locals. ISBN: 9781741666502. Our Book No: 28026. $20 AUD.

240. Moloney, Marguerite (2003). Marguerite Remembers through an Artist's Eyes (1st ed). Sydney, Balmain: Limelight Press. 135 pp. Paperback oblong small quarto, very good condition, tables, black & white & colour (few sepia) text-photos & drawings, colour paintings, small scuffs front cover, few minor bumps & dents covers & few pages, minor edgewear. This is the biography of Marguerite (Madge) Moloney. This very special book is full of Marguerite's artistic adventures and the opportunities that she had along the way. This is a warm and colourful personal and artistic life. Also included are works from a range of artists of the day, including friends and students, both emerging and recognised, in the local Sydney art scene. ISBN: 0957935234. Our Book No: 29795. $30 AUD.

241. Monks, Peter Rolfe; Radford, Neil A. (preface); Sinclair, K. V. (foreword) (1995). Patrons and Devotions: The University of Sydney's Hours of Anne la Routye. Sydney: University of Sydney Library / Friends of the Library. 91 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), red leatherette cover (gilt lettering), colour frontispiece, full-page black & white drawings, endpapers & reverse side jacket foxed, minor edgewear. A facsimile of a special French Catholic medieval illuminated manuscript, once owned by religious sister Anne de la Routye (born about 1490), plus an introduction and commentary by scholar Peter Rolfe Monks. The manuscript was purchased by the Fisher Library, University of Sydney, in 1972. This book celebrates one of the great treasures of the library. ISBN: 0867588950. Our Book No: 16695. $25 AUD.

242. Montana, Andrew (2000). The Art Movement in Australia: Design, Taste and Society 1875 - 1900 (1st ed). Melbourne, Carlton South: Miegunyah / Melbourne University Press (MUP). 271 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour photos, minimal edgewear jacket. Heavy (1.4 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book presents material that will be new to most readers. It is a ground-breaking study of a fascinating key period (Art Movement) in Australia's aesthetic and social history. The book is packed with stunning illustrations, and will be of interest to anyone wanting to learn more about this period in our history. ISBN: 0522848796. Our Book No: 27580. $50 AUD.

243. Morrow, Virginia (1998). Sidney Nolan: Ned Kelly and Beyond (1st ed). Sydney, Paddington: Savill Galleries. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback large quarto, stapled, very good condition, colour paintings, bottom corner last page & rear cover little creased, minor edgewear. This catalogue, compiled by Virginia Morrow, was published for an exhibition that opened on Wednesday, 18 March 1998, and closed Thursday, 9 April 1998, at the Savill Galleries in Paddington, Sydney. Looseleaf printed price list included. Our Book No: 26088. $20 AUD.

244. Mourot, Suzanne; Jones, Paulette (with); Flower, Cedric (editor) (1979). The Great South Land: Treasures of the Mitchell and Dixson Libraries and Dixson Galleries (1st ed) [Sun Academy series]. Melbourne: Sun Books. 80 pp. Paperback large quarto, card covers, very good condition, colour & black & white text-photos, few full-page colour & black & white plates, minimal foxing edges, spine lightly faded, minor edgewear. A photographic catalogue of over 100 treasures in the State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW), specifically the Mitchell and Dixson collections, including its art gallery. each entry is supported by a colour or black & white reproduction. The first illustrated work devoted entirely to the Library, and is designed to show the extensive range of its wonderful collections. Includes brief biographies of Mitchell and Dixson. ISBN: 0725103345. Our Book No: 22125. $10 AUD.

245. Mowaljarlai, David (2001). Yorro Yorro Everything Standing Up Alive: Spirit of the Kimberley (P/b ed). Broome, WA: Magabala Books. 233 pp. Paperback large octavo (with flaps), very good condition, colour & black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, corner tips front cover little scuffed, spine slightly faded, written dedication (perhaps autograph). This book has been written to promote understanding and respect for the art and rituals of the people of the Wandjina. The old tribal life in the bush has gone, so some last old-time bushmen and bushwomen handed down their knowledge, through Mowaljarlai. The colour photos bring the majestic landscape of the Kimberley alive, and Mowaljarlai's drawings bring the magic of the Kimberley to life. A very special book suitable for any age. ISBN: 1875641726. Our Book No: 30164. $30 AUD.

246. Mulvaney, Richard; Clinton, Brian (artist) (2003). The Art of Bradman: The Bradman Museum, a Collection of Original Paintings and Drawings. Melbourne, Glen Waverley: Funtastic Limited. 240 pp. Hardback large quarto, very good plus condition, green cushioned leatherette covers, pictorial pastedown, black & white pencil & charcoal drawings, colour paintings, ribbon bookmark. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book celebrates Sir Donald Bradman's life. The collection of paintings and drawings illustrate his many cricketing highlights and achievements. This book would be a great addition to any sporting collection. ISBN: 1741112109. Our Book No: 28580. $30 AUD.

247. Muncaster, Alice L.; Yanow, Ellen; Wood, Chuck (photographer) (1984). The Cat Made Me Buy It!: A Collection of Cats who Sold Yesterday's Products (Reprint ed). New York: Crown Publishers. 96 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos (some full-page), minimal foxing endpapers & title page, spine ends little rubbed, minor edgewear. Enduring images of the cat as produced by historic and recent commercial advertisers. An introduction to some of the most famous and interesting cats who have encouraged people to buy products they are advertising. The colourful illustrations by over 100 advertising artists provide a new look at life in yesterday's America. There are 116 beautiful, full-colour photographs. The authors have combined their talents to create progressive programs that benefit abandoned and abused animals. ISBN: 0517553384. Our Book No: 29076. $16 AUD.

248. Murphie, Andrew; Potts, John (2003). Culture and Technology. Basingstoke, Hamps: Palgrave Macmillan. 228 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, figures, inside covers lightly toned, minor edgewear corners. This clear and concise book is a one-stop guide through the complex cultural and sociological debates that surround modern technology. The authors give special attention to new cultural forms of expression, both in new media and digital art, that respond to a more technology-engaged world. Topics covered include: digital art and imagery, the body, technology and the cyborg, cognition, consciousness and artificial intelligence, science fiction, virtual communities and politics. The book will be invaluable for students of sociology, media studies, cultural studies, and art and design, and anyone who wants to learn about this fascinating subject. ISBN: 0333929292. Our Book No: 30326. $25 AUD.

249. Murphy, John; Norris, Kathryn; Burn, Margy (editor) (1985). The Most Useful Art: Architecture in Australia 1788 - 1985 (1st ed). Sydney: Library Council of New South wales. 52 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, few colour drawings, minor edgewear, staples rusted, tiny scuff base spine. This booklet is the catalogue of an exhibition held in the Mitchell Gallery, State Library of New South Wales, 6 August 1985 to 2 March 1986. ISBN: 0908449208. Our Book No: 26744. $15 AUD.

250. Murray, Amelia Jane (1985). A Regency Lady's Faery Bower. London: William Collins. 64 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour plates, minor edgewear jacket (tiny dent front cover). Amelia Jane Murray, born in 1800 on the Isle of Man, painted a magical series of fairy pictures which have never been previously published. Flowers, birds and winged insects are all careful studies in natural history. The seascapes are both romantic and real. Amelia left no explanation for her drawings. The text of this beautiful children's picture book attempts to complement the pictures with a combination of poetry and appreciation. Suitable for older children and adults who appreciate art and literature. ISBN: 0001950398. Our Book No: 29540. $15 AUD.

251. Nash, John (illustrator) (1992). Cats (1st ed) [Themes in Art Series]. London: Scala Publications. 64 pp. Hardback wide octavo, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour illustrations, dark blue endpapers, frontispiece, tiny dent front cover. This book on the image of the cat in Western art chronicles their fortunes from goddesses in Ancient Egypt to devils in the Middle Ages and the adored pets of today. ISBN: 1857590090. Our Book No: 24071. $14 AUD.

252. Naylor, Anne Therese (2013). Art from Adversity: A Life with Bipolar. Carindale, QLD: Glass House Books. 192 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, colour reproductions, black background front cover little rubbed, minor edgewear. This very special story shines the light on mental illness, in particular bipolar disorder. The author has bipolar disorder and is an artist. She provides an insight into what it is like to become mentally ill, to ascend into mania, free fall into depression, and finally emerge profoundly changed by the experience. There is a list of famous people who have bipolar disorder at the back of the book. ISBN: 9781922120113. Our Book No: 27132. $20 AUD.

253. Neal, Moira; Howarth, Lynda (1999). Painting Ceramics in a Weekend: Easy Projects and Stylish Designs (1st ed) [Crafts in a Weekend]. Sydney: New Holland. 80 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, pictorial cover, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour text-photos, minimal edgewear jacket. This easy-to-use book has 20 step-by-step projects, plus a wealth of creative ideas for painting a wide variety of chinaware. ISBN: 1853689882. Our Book No: 26970. $20 AUD.

254. Neller, Shelley (editor) (1994). Wool in the Australian Imagination. Sydney: Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. 107 pp. Paperback large square quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, some edgewear corners. Covers many aspects of the history of wool in Australia. Produced to accompany an exhibition by the Historic Houses Trust of NSW in 1994. Contains several valuable essays on wool, including wool and Australian art. The many photos will be of interest to anyone learning about the history of wool. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0949753513. Our Book No: 20739. $12 AUD.

255. Neville, Richard (1997). A Rage for Curiosity: Visualising Australia 1788 - 1830. Sydney: State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW). 96 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, colour plates (includes frontispiece) (some full-page), few black & white & single -colour illustrations, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name). An analysis of early Australian colonial art, based on art works held by the Mitchell and Dixon Libraries of the State Library of New South Wales, as exhibited by the library, September 1997 to February 1999. The author was the curator and art historian. He documents this 'new Britannia' through its own evidence - images, artefacts, letters and diaries - collected, preserved and now presented 200 years on. ISBN: 0731066103. Our Book No: 29272. $20 AUD.

256. Niall, Brenda (1994). Georgiana: A Biography of Georgiana McCrae, Painter, Diarist, Pioneer (Reprint ed) [Miegunyah Press Series]. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 344 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), coloured endpapers, black & white photos, colour plates, minimal foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear), autograph (author's written dedication title page). Heavy. The biography of Georgiana Huntly McCrae, illegitimate daughter of a Scottish duke, a professional portrait painter in 1820s Edinburgh, and a settler's wife in early Melbourne, and is told here for the first time. Until now Georgiana has only been known for the 1840s Melbourne journals edited by her grandson Hugh McCrae. Traces Georgiana from her London art student days to her death in suburban Melbourne in 1890. Draws on much unpublished material - diaries, letters and other manuscripts to present a talented independent woman who lived in different social worlds, experiencing personal tragedy as well as creative achievement. ISBN: 0522845134. Our Book No: 27282. $27 AUD.

257. Niall, Brenda (2012). True North: The Story of Mary and Elizabeth Durack (1st ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 291 pp. Paperback octavo, good condition, sepia (brown-tinted) photos, few black & white & colour photos (few creased bottom edge), minor edgewear, corner tips rear cover little worn, top & bottom corners front cover creased, light creasing covers. Mary and Elizabeth, one a writer and the other a painter, spent their childhood in Perth looking forward to their father coming home with stories of station life. Their grandfather was an Irish immigrant who set up a cattle empire. This joint biography delves into the lives of Mary, author of the Australian classic "Kings in Grass Castles", and Elizabeth, the renowned artist. ISBN: 9781921758928. Our Book No: 26686. $16 AUD.

258. Nice, Rosie (editor) (2000). State of the Waratah: The Floral Emblem of New South Wales in Legend, Art & Industry (1st ed). Sydney: Royal Botanic Gardens / Nice Exhibitions. 64 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers, very good plus condition, colour & black & white paintings, inside covers decorated, red endpapers, minimal edgewear. This art exhibition catalogue was published by the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, on the occasion of the exhibition, "State of the Waratah", an official Olympic arts festival event, Sydney 2000. ISBN: 0734720246. Our Book No: 25908. $20 AUD.

259. Nicholls, Gary; Hutchinson, Robert; Ostling, Geoffrey; Braye, Donna (2005). Marrickville Potteries: Fowlers, Diana and Studio Anna. Sydney: Marrickville Heritage Society (MHS). 40 pp. Paperback large quarto, as new condition, stapled, card cover, many colour & black & white text-photos, copy 2. Illustrated local history essays on three historic potteries in Sydney's inner west: Fowler Potteries in Glebe, Marrickville and Wetherill Park (1841 - 1982); Diana Pottery at Marrickville (1947 - 1978) and Karel Jungvirt's Studio Anna Pottery, Marrickville (1954 - 1980s). Numerous photographs of pottery specimens. ISBN: 0958077312. Our Book No: 15542A. $30 AUD.

260. Nicholls, Gary; Hutchinson, Robert; Ostling, Geoffrey; Braye, Donna (2005). Marrickville Potteries: Fowlers, Diana and Studio Anna. Sydney: Marrickville Heritage Society (MHS). 40 pp. Paperback large quarto, as new condition, stapled, card cover, many colour & black & white text-photos, as new condition, copy 1. Illustrated local history essays on three historic potteries in Sydney's inner west: Fowler Potteries in Glebe, Marrickville and Wetherill Park (1841 - 1982); Diana Pottery at Marrickville (1947 - 1978) and Karel Jungvirt's Studio Anna Pottery, Marrickville (1954 - 1980s). Numerous photographs of pottery specimens. ISBN: 0958077312. Our Book No: 15542. $30 AUD.

261. Nugent, Mary-Lou; Williamson, Inawinytji (foreword); Djerrkura, Gatjil (foreword) (2000). Desert Art: The Aboriginal Art and Craft Centres of Central Australia (Reprint ed). Alice Springs: Jukurrpa Books. 81 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, colour text-photos including paintings (many full-page), minimal edgewear. This book, compiled by Mary-Lou Nugent, tells the story of Desert Art, the coordinating body for Aboriginal art and craft centres in Central Australia. It brings together 19 communities of artists, ordinarily remote from one another in both place and style. This beautiful book reveals in words and pictures of the artists themselves, the wide range and beauty of the Aboriginal art of Central Australia. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 1864650044. Our Book No: 25955. $20 AUD.

262. O'Harris, Pixie; McVittty, Walter (foreword) (1983). Was It Yesterday? The Autobiography of Pixie O'Harris (1st ed). Adelaide: Rigby. 119 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour illustrations, black & white text-photos, slight foxing reverse side jacket (little faded, minor edgewear, top edge lightly creased), spine ends slightly rubbed, minimal foxing front free flyleaf, sticker mark rear flap reverse side. The autobiography of Australia's best-known and well-loved children's book author and illustrator. This fascinating book which is illustrated by examples of her work over the past 60 years will delight the many generations of Australians who have been brought up on her books. An appendix lists the books written and illustrated by her. This is a very special book for anyone who loves her books or wants to learn about her life. ISBN: 0727018140. Our Book No: 29290. $25 AUD.

263. Odd, Bill (1981). Hastings Heritage. Port Macquarie, NSW: Sunset Gallery. 221 pp. Hardback large folio (37.6 x 29.0 cm), brown full leather cover (gilt lettering front & spine, raised bands on spine), very good plus condition, black & white drawings, few minor dents edges cover. Very heavy (3.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. (No 37 of a limited edition of 300 copies, autographed by the artist.) Volume 1 on spine (only volume). A book of drawings by Bill Odd of the Hastings River area on the mid-north coast of New South Wales (NSW). Consists of single-page drawings, with explanatory text on the facing page. Our Book No: 14062A. $150 AUD.

264. Olivieri, Kevin; Henderson, Margaret (editor) (1999). Early Shipping Photographs (1st ed) [Historical Photographs Series]. Lismore, NSW: Richmond River Historical Society. Unnum 34 pp. Paperback wide trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, slight creasing along spine, bottom corner first page creased. This booklet contains heritage photographs of the different types of vessels that were part of the history of the Richmond River, New South Wales. ISBN: 1875484064. Our Book No: 23962. $15 AUD.

265. Opie, Robert (1995). Rule Britannia: Trading on the British Image (Special (Past Times) ed). Harmondsworth: Viking / Penguin Books. 159 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, thick card covers, colour & black & white illustrations, top corner front cover creased, spine little faded, bottom corner rear cover & last few pages creased, minor edgewear. This book looks at the author's unique collection of packaging and advertising ephemera (now on permanent display in Gloucester). It is a nostalgic look at British advertising art of a bygone era. The book will appeal to anyone with an interest in art and advertising and how society has been reflected by the adds of an era. ISBN: 0670866695. Our Book No: 29487. $25 AUD.

266. Outhwaite, Annie R.; Peterson, Georgette (music); Outhwaite, Ida S. (illustrator) (1924). Australian Songs for Young and Old [Imperial Edition 335: Plate A.P.K.7072]. Melbourne, Adelaide, Bendigo: Allan & Co. 28 pp. Paperback large oblong quarto, good condition, music scripts, full-page black & white drawings, inside covers foxed, minor creasing & foxing, edgewear, string binding, rubber stamp. Delightful collectible book children's picture book of sheet music, verse and illustrations by the two Outhwaite sisters. Dedication page to Lady Northcote. The nine verses with sheet music are: Gobble wobbles - A little Aboriginee [sic] - Mother sea - Baby bear - Catching birds - Goldilocks - A strayed sunbeam - Autumn wind - Good night. (Estimated date, 1924. Muir 6339. Imperial edition bottom of front cover. Three shillings printed price. Plate number bottom corner rear cover. Originally published by George Robertson, 1907.). Our Book No: 17685. $150 AUD.

267. Outhwaite, Annie R.; Peterson, Georgette (music); Rentoul-Outhwaite, Ida S. (illustrator) (1924). Bush Songs of Australia for Young and Old [Imperial Edition 336: Plate A.P. K 7337]. Melbourne, Adelaide, Bendigo, Geelong: Allan & Co. 36 pp. Paperback large oblong quarto, good condition, red coloured cover (red, orange & black pictorial), music scripts, full-page black & white drawings, string binding, top corner front cover thinned, otherwise minor creasing & foxing, ink stain rear cover, edgewear, rubber stamp. Delightful collectible book children's picture book of sheet music, verse and illustrations by the two Outhwaite sisters. Dedication page to Melba. The eight verses with sheet music are: Bell bird - Little mia mia - Kookaburra (laughing jackass) - Moonboat - Billy tea - 'Way back - Kangaroo song - Fairy fleet. Advert for two companion songbooks at rear. (Estimated date, 1924. Muir 6347. Imperial edition bottom of front cover. Three shillings printed price (pencil annotation as 3/6). Plate number bottom corner rear cover. Originally published by George Robertson, 1910.). Our Book No: 17688. $135 AUD.

268. Outhwaite, Ida Rentoul; Rees, Bob; Rees, Vic; Dixon, David V. (Musical Adaptation and Arrangement) (1945). Musical Nursery Rhymes Picture Book: To Sing and Play with the Watcher-Bird (De luxe ed). Melbourne: Murphett Pty Ltd / V. B. Harmony Hits. Unnum 16 pp. Paperback large quarto (28.6 x 22.8 cm), thick card cover card cover, good condition, black cloth spine (covers spiral binding), full-page colour drawings, corners creased & worn, edgewear. Illustrated by Rentoul (eight full-page colour pictures). Sheet music for: Little Nut Tree; A Frog He Would a-Wooing Go; Jack and Jill; Mary Mary Quite Contrary; Curly-Locks; Hey Diddle Diddle; Old Woman in a Shoe; Piggy Went to Market. Musical adaptation & arrangement by Rees, Rees & Dixon. Our Book No: 15679. $50 AUD.

269. Painter, Gwenda (G.) (1979). The River Trade Wool and Steamers: Photographs from the Godson Collection (1st ed). Sydney, Wahroonga / Swan Hill, VIC: Turton & Armstrong / Pioneer Settlement Press. 104 pp. Paperback oblong small octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear, owner's rubber stamp. The fascinating story of the early river trade using steamers on the Murray Darling rivers. The many black & white photos come from the Godson Collection held by the State Library of South Australia. Covers river exploration, river trade development and problems, the ports, competition from the railways, and the closing years. ISBN: 0908031092. Our Book No: 16929. $14 AUD.

270. Palmer, A. H. (1892). The Life and Letters of Samuel Palmer, Painter and Etcher: Written and Edited by A. H. Palmer (1st ed). London: Seeley & Co. Limited. 424 pp. Hardback large octavo, rebound half-leather (black spine label with gilt lettering, ornate gilt bands spine ends), speckled board covers & new endpapers, very good condition, red lettering title page, black & white etchings (including frontispiece portrait, original etching MISSING), edges untrimmed, minor light toning & foxing. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. First edition. Compiled by his son, Alfred Palmer. Samuel Palmer (1805 - 1881) was an English landscape painter, etcher, printmaker and prolific writer. He was a key figure of English Romanticism, and produced visionary pastoral paintings, under the influence of William Blake. In 1909, Alfred burned a great number of his fathers' notes and sketchbooks so this volume has become a vital source for Palmer's life. Includes catalogue of exhibited works at rear (20p) + publisher adverts (2p). Original sketch (The Willow) MISSING, otherwise 23 engravings spread over 19 pages. Our Book No: 14006. $300 AUD.

271. Patterson, Pam (1978). Introduction to Enamelling (1st ed). Sydney: Reed. 63 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour text-photos, minor edgewear, section free flyleaf faintly toned (from enclosure inserted), minor edgewear jacket. A simple but comprehensive guide to the basic techniques of enamelling on copper. It is an instruction book based on materials available in Australia. Beginning with a description of the process, the author takes the beginner through the equipment needed, some simple first projects, the characteristics of different kinds of enamel, some more advanced techniques and ideas, and practical advice on correcting faults. ISBN: 0589500503. Our Book No: 21847. $15 AUD.

272. Pearce, Barry; Kolenberg, Hendrik (1992). Francis Lymburner 1916 - 1972, with Essays by Barry Humphries, Bernard Smith and Murray Sayle (1st ed). Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW). 112 pp. Paperback wide quarto, very good condition, colour plates, black & white illustrations, frontispiece, bottom corner tips rear cover little scuffed, covers little scratched, small sticker mark rear cover, minor edgewear. This exhibition and its catalogue explores the artist's career which began in Brisbane and Sydney before the Second World War (WW2). It is nearly two decades since Lymburner's death in Sydney in 1972 at the age of fifty-six. ISBN: 0730591484. Our Book No: 27311. $25 AUD.

273. Peardon, Bruce (1988). Teddy's Night Lost in the Bush. Sydney: Association of Mouth and Foot Painting Artists. 46 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour paintings (some full-page), bottom edge & top spine lightly bumped. A charming Australian children's story about a little boy's teddy bear who fell from the cart on his way home. All the bush animals discuss ways to get him back to where he belongs, and Major soon organised his journey home to a very grateful family. The beautiful drawings by the foot and mouth artist will delight young and old. (Estimated date, 1988, Auslit catalogue.) ISBN: 0907159427. Our Book No: 27217. $12 AUD.

274. Peardon, Bruce (1993). Old Billy's Enchanted Valley (1st stated ed). [Sydney]: Association of Mouth and Foot Painting Artists. 45 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour paintings (some full-page), cover corners lightly bumped, owner's written name. (Estimated date, 1993, Austlit. No ISBN printed in book.) Children's picture story. A little joey kangaroo sat wide-eyed as he listened to his grandfather tell the story of Old Billy's Enchanted Valley. The beautiful paintings of native animals and flora by the late author, a mouth painter, are delightful, and will charm readers young and old. Glossary of Australian animals and birds at rear. This is his third book. Our Book No: 23511. $12 AUD.

275. Penalver, David; Penalver, Daphne (notes) (2002). Australia's Historic Stained Glass: The Artisans, the Themes, the Buildings. Goulburn, NSW: Southern Tablelands Regional Committee, National Trust. 18 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, thin card covers, few light creases covers & spine, minor edgewear. This pamphlet details the tour of churches and houses in Goulburn, NSW, after a talk by Dr Beverley Sherry. Includes are the Cathedral Church of St Saviour, St Peter & St Pauls' Cathedral, Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, houses in Church Street, and the Coolavin Hotel. The stained glass windows in the Goulburn buildings which are included in the tour are the products of English, French, Belgian and Australian companies. Our Book No: 28351. $15 AUD.

276. Perry, Peter; Clarke, Rod (foreword) (1999). Ian Armstrong Retrospective 1941 - 1998 (1st ed). Castlemaine, VIC: Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum. 64 pp. Paperback large quarto (with flaps), stapled, very good condition, colour & black & white paintings (some full-page), front cover lightly foxed, rear cover lightly marked, tiny scuff base spine, minor edgewear. Published in support of the Ian Armstrong Retrospective Exhibition, at the Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum Retrospective 24 April - 30 May 1999, including Victorian Regional Gallery Tour 2000. Includes tributes by former students and associates. This catalogue is limited to 400 copies, this one has the number omitted. ISBN: 0958729913. Our Book No: 27386. $25 AUD.

277. Petocz, Dani (1984). A Well in Rozelle: Report of the Excavation and Analysis of the Well at 63 Nelson Street, Rozelle, N.S.W. [Sydney University Archaeological Society Publication]. Sydney: Sydney University Archaeological Society. 32 + 9 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled pamphlet, card cover (grey cloth strip along spine), very good condition, typewritten text, figures, plates at rear, spine lightly faded, minor edgewear. A dig by archeology students in Rozelle, a Sydney Inner Western suburb, including description of the historic artifacts uncovered, mainly glass, pottery, bone and metal. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 094926900X. Our Book No: 12870. $15 AUD.

278. Phillips, H. (Harry) (1910). Views of the Far Famed Blue Mountains N.S.W. Katoomba, NSW: H. Phillips. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback oblong large folio (59 cm x 23.8 cm), good plus condition (internally very good), card cover (few small edge tears), black & white photos, colour photo tipped in inside front cover (reverse side little foxed), black cloth spine (repair), vertical fold (all pages), rear cover foxed, some internal foxing, edgewear. A collection of photographs by Harry Phillips (1873 - 1944), a noted photographer, printer and publisher. He published about 80 books of photography about the Blue Mountains and Sydney, and is best remembered for his kitsch postcards. Note on p24: "Photographed and printed throughout by H. Phillips, Katoomba, N.S.W." (Estimated date, about 1910.). Our Book No: 17015. $100 AUD.

279. Phillips, Jenny; National Trust, diary; Cunningham, Elizabeth (foreword) (2009). Australian Botanical Artists National Trust Desk Diary 2009 (1st ed). Melbourne: Women's Committee of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria). Unnum pp. Paperback oblong (15 X 21cm), very good condition, spiral bound, card pages, full-page colour paintings, small part top edge laminate lifted, minor edgewear corner tips. This beautiful diary (Jenny Phillips, artist & editor) features the work of the Botanical Art School of Melbourne. This is the fourth collection of images from the school. The flowers are painted from the garden of Government House. The art work in this very special diary would be of interest to anyone who likes botanical art. ISBN: 9781876473679. Our Book No: 40518. $25 AUD.

280. Pickett, Charles; Lomb, Nick (with); Hutchinson, Jan (editor) (2001). Observer and Observed: A Pictorial History of Sydney Observatory and Observatory Hill (1st ed). Sydney: Powerhouse Publishing. 96 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, map, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, colour reproductions, few black & white photos, minor edgewear. This book is about Observatory Hill located in The Rocks, Sydney. There are historic photos, prints, paintings and drawings, and reproductions of work by Julian Ashton, Tom Roberts, John Passmore, Shay Docking and Cressida Campbell. Max Dupain, David Mist, Sam Hood, Harold Cazneaux, and Anne Zahalka contributed the many photos which make this book a very interesting way to learn about the fascinating observatory building and its purpose. ISBN: 1863170863. Our Book No: 28431. $28 AUD.

281. Pieroni, Margaret (1993). Discovering the Wildflowers of Western Australia (1st stated ed). Perth: Quality Publishing Australia (QPA). 46 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour photos, maps, coloured map inside front cover, small scuff bottom edge front cover, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1993, Trove catalogue.) This book is an introduction to the beautiful wildflowers of Western Australia. Each of the flower paintings is a personal discovery for the author. Many of the plants are grown in gardens, parks and as street trees all over Australia and overseas.The author hopes to make people aware of the diversity of Western Australian wildflowers and to study and grow them. The paintings are from plants in her own garden, or from photos she has taken in her travels. ISBN: 1875737723. Our Book No: 28546. $20 AUD.

282. Pinhey, Sally (2014). The Botanical Illustrator's Handbook (1st ed). Wiltshire: Crowood Press. 128 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour illustrations (few full-page), few black & white sketches, bottom corner tip front cover little scuffed, minor edgewear. Takes a closer look at how to portray the riches of the botanical world. Written by a respected British artist and drawing on her wealth of experience, the book offers new insights and a fresh approach to the wonders of botanical illustration. There is advice on labelling and quality of paper, and choice of pencils, paints and brushes, techniques for the mixing and handling of greens, chapters on magnification, managing detail and using scale bars, instructions for using perspective techniques, and painting complex structures such as pine cones and umbellifers, and tricky details such as hairs. The author has been a freelance horticultural and garden illustrator for over 20 years. ISBN: 9781847977175. Our Book No: 40413. $30 AUD.

283. Poignant, Axel; Poignant, Roslyn (1993). Mangrove Creek 1951: A Day with the Hawkesbury River Postman. Sydney South: Hawkesbury River Enterprises. Unnum pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, bottom corner pages little worn, few light creases & toning fore-edge. Produced to accompany an exhibition of the same name curated by Roslyn Poignant and toured by the Australian Centre for Photography. The author recounts her memories of accompanying the photographer along the river and looks at the complex relationships between personal retrospection, collective memory and the record captured by the camera. The photographer explores the way of life of the descendants of pioneer settlers living near Sydney along an isolated tributary of the Hawkesbury River. This special book will appeal to admirer's of Axel Poignant's work, and social and art historians, and the many Australians with family connections to the Hawkesbury River. ISBN: 0646139576. Our Book No: 26523. $15 AUD.

284. Potter, Beatrix; Linder, Leslie (foreword) (1983). The Sly Old Cat (Reprint ed). London: Frederick Warne. 34 pp. Hardback small wide trade, dustjacket, pictorial covers, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings, minor edgewear jacket (spine little faded), protected by removable plastic sleeve. This story is here published as a book for the first time, with Beatrix Potter's original text and sketches - which have the life and expression of her previous books. The story is about a sly old cat who hosts a tea party with an unassuming rat as a guest who fears he may be served as dessert. The foreword by Leslie Linder explains the complications which arose to prevent this story being included in the Peter Rabbit series. ISBN: 0723214204. Our Book No: 30600. $20 AUD.

285. Pratt, Douglas; Dargie, Sir William (1975). The Australian Artist Douglas Pratt, O.B.E. (1900 - 1972): An Appreciation of His Life and Work by Fellow Artist Sir William Dargie, C.B.E., with Douglas Pratt's Own Story Written by Him as a Biographic Sketch Prior to His Death in 1972. Sydney, Artarmon: Australian Artist Editions. 56 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, black & white & colour photos (paintings) collected at rear, black & white drawings (including frontispiece), written & dated dedication. ISBN: 095983950X. Our Book No: 13900. $22 AUD.

286. Preston, Margaret; Edwards, Deborah; Peel, Rose; Mimmocchi, Denise (with) (2005). Margaret Preston (1st ed). Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW). 300 pp. Hardback wide quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour & black & white text-photos (paintings), few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, CD-ROM in pocket inside rear cover. Very heavy (2.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. First edition. This richly illustrated monograph, complete with CD-ROM catalogue raisonne of paintings, monotypes and ceramics, is unrivalled in its scope, and is the first publication to look in detail at the life and art of this extraordinary artist from the mid-1890s in Adelaide to her death in Sydney in 1963. This catalogue was published in association with the exhibition "Margaret Preston: Art and Life", held at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2005, and three other Australian venues. Curated by Edwards and colleagues. ISBN: 0734763735. Our Book No: 16089A. $240 AUD.

287. Prince, Pamela; Zaid, Barry (designer) (1990). Toyland: Classic Illustrations of Children and Their Toys. New York: Harmony Books. 45 pp. Hardback small square, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), red cloth cover, colour paintings, few minor creases jacket. Combines prose and poetry with old paintings and illustrations that depict children and their toys. Some of the illustrations are from early 1900s to late 1920s. ISBN: 0517576198. Our Book No: 20169. $10 AUD.

288. Proctor, Thea; Humphries, Barry; Sayers, Andrew; Engledow, Sarah (2005). The World of Thea Proctor (1st ed). Melbourne, Fisherman's Bend / Canberra: Craftsman House / National Portrait Gallery Canberra. 185 pp. Paperback large quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour illustrations, frontispiece, few black & white & sepia (brown tinted) text-photos, minimal edgewear. Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This very special book is about Thea Proctor (1879 - 1966) who was one of Australia's most important modern artists of the 20th century, and supports the exhibition "The World of Thea Proctor" at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, from 8 April 2005 to 19 June 2005. During a career that covered seven decades, her art and ideas were at the forefront of contemporary art and design in Australia. Humphries contributes an essay 'Thea Proctor: a memoir'; Sayers 'Thea Proctor: artists and tastemaker', and Engledow 'The world of Thea Proctor'. ISBN: 0975730304. Our Book No: 27766. $70 AUD.

289. Proudfoot, Peter; Maguire, Roslyn; Freestone, Robert (2000). Colonial City Global City: Sydney's International Exhibition 1879. Sydney, Darlinghurst: Crossing Press. 283 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, minor edgewear corners. This is the first full-length look at Sydney's Garden Palace Exhibition, 1879 - a unique and timely survey of the first time the world's eyes were on Sydney. The Garden Palace, erected in the Botanic Gardens housed a variety of exhibits. Traces Sydney's first encounter with the allure of global attention. Architecture, landscape, politics, popular and high culture blend to recover a large piece of Sydneys's lost history. This book will be of interest to anyone with an interest in Australia's early history. ISBN: 0957829116. Our Book No: 30049. $30 AUD.

290. Prunster, Ursula; Glad, Helen (contributor); Holden, Robert (contributor) (1995). The Legendary Lindsays. Sydney: Beagle Press / Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW). 120 pp. Hardback folio, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white & colour photos. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book is based on an exhibition at the AGNSW of works by the five members of the Lindsay family from Creswell, Victoria, who became artists (Norman, Percy, Lionel, Ruby and Daryl). This allows evaluation of shared influences, and the sense of combined energy that produced, over a period of 40 years, a genuine but controversial Australian folk art and a gallery of popular national portraits that complemented the unique work of writers such as Henry Lawson and Banjo Paterson. ISBN: 0947349138. Our Book No: 16294. $50 AUD.

291. Pugh, Clifton (illustrator); Smith, Ivan; Edinburgh, Duke of (foreword); Scott, Sir Peter (foreword) (1984). The Wombat and the Dingo. Melbourne: Sun Books. 160 pp. Paperback wide small quarto, good plus condition, black & white & colour drawings, faint foxing edges, corner tips covers little scuffed, spine slightly faded, bottom corners some pages little creased, non-author written dedication. This children's picture book is about the tragic death of a wombat in a bushfire and the effect of drought on the dingo and the other animals who fight to survive the harsh countryside. The sketches and paintings (colour photos) are by the famous Australian artist who has a healthy respect for nature which he shares with the narrator. The verse stories were originally published as two books in 1972 and 1977. ISBN: 0725104392. Our Book No: 29471. $16 AUD.

292. Purcell, Leigh (1982). Photos: 50th Anniversary: Sydney Harbour Bridge 1932 - 1982. Sydney: Daily Mirror. N/A pp. Photos in souvenir envelope, very good condition. Contents: four black & white photos. Envelope: cardboard, oblong small quarto format, flaps at back, sticker seal torn (rear flap scuffed from part sticker removal), minor edgewear. (Limited edition: no 977 of 1000 copies.) Souvenir envelope (designed by Purcell) containing photographs, published by the Sydney tabloid newspaper, the Daily Mirror, to mark the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Our Book No: 12299. $10 AUD.

293. Quigley, Audrey (1991). Chinese Landscape Painting for Beginners: A Practical Course (1st ed) [Lothian Australian Craft Series]. Melbourne: Lothian Books. 63 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. A complete practical course for beginners in the ancient art of traditional Southern-school Chinese landscape painting with ink and brush. ISBN: 0850914345. Our Book No: 25470. $25 AUD.

294. Rankin, Robert (1993). Wilderness Light: Photographing Australia's Wild Places (1st ed). Toowong, QLD: Rankin Publishers. 159 pp. Hardback small wide quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos (some double-page spread), minor edgewear jacket (faint foxing reverse side), base spine & bottom corner lightly rubbed. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book is about photographing wild places - specifically the wild places of Australia - landscapes of Australia's remote and untouched wilderness. The photos of these beautiful places make this very helpful book come to life. ISBN: 0959241841. Our Book No: 26592. $20 AUD.

295. Rayner, John; Bewick, Thomas (1947). A Selection of Engravings on Wood by Thomas Bewick [King Penguin Series]. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. 55 pp. Hardback small, good condition, paper covered card covers, black & white drawings (engravings), light foxing endpapers, faint internal foxing few pages, pages faintly toned as usual, covers lightly marked, bookshop sticker. In this delightful little book, Rayner tells some of Thomas Bewick's life story. The wood engravings reproduced are all the same size as the originals. The names below the birds and animals are those given to them in the books from which they are taken. The large cuts of the lion and elephant in the end-papers were done by Bewick for a menagerie proprietor in 1799. The figure drinking from a hat in the vignette at the head of the text on page five is said to be Bewick himself. (Heritage Angus & Robertson sticker inside front cover.). Our Book No: 23555. $10 AUD.

296. Rees, Lloyd; Butel, Elizabeth (with) (1989). Peaks and Valleys: An Autobiography (Revised, reprint ed). Sydney: Collins Press. 281 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, colour reproductions, edges lightly toned, corners front cover lightly creased, tiny dent spine, top spine lightly bumped, faint foxing inside front cover & flyleaf, minor edgewear, owner's written name. This is the autobiography of the grand old man of Australian art, now 93 years of age. He uses the same eye for detail and penetrating perspective in this book, the story of his long and gifted life. This revised edition contains eight of his paintings, several pencil drawings and a collection of drawings not previously published that were found in an old sketchbook, c.1915. ISBN: 0732224616. Our Book No: 28388. $25 AUD.

297. Rentoul, Annie; Outhwaite, Ida Rentoul (illustrator) (1984). The Lady of the Blue Beads. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 90 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings (some full-page), full-page colour drawings, pale pink cover design jacket (spine faintly faded, top edge little creased), few faint marks board cover, minor edgewear. Classic story for young adults about adventures on Coconut-Ice Island, originally published in 1908. Contains revised illustrations by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite not previously published. ISBN: 0207149453. Our Book No: 3629. $25 AUD.

298. Rentoul, Annie; Outhwaite, Ida Rentoul (illustrator) (1987). The Lady of the Blue Beads (Reissue, reprint ed). Sydney: Cornstalk / Angus & Robertson. 90 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings (some full-page), full-page colour drawings, pale blue jacket design (sticker mark reverse side), minimal edgewear. Classic story for young adults about adventures on Coconut-Ice Island, originally published in 1908. Contains revised illustrations by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite not previously published. ISBN: 0207149453. Our Book No: 3832. $30 AUD.

299. Rhoden, Irene; Peak, Steve (1987). George Woods: Photographs from the 1890s (1st ed). Hastings, East Sussex: Midnight Press. 64 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. The Victorian era seaside resort of Hastings and its surrounding countryside provide the settings for this first-ever album of outstanding images by George Woods, a major English 19th-century photographer. Here Woods captures the life and vitality of the resort, the colour and charm of its fishing community and the tranquility of the rural Home Counties in the 1890s. ISBN: 1853600008. Our Book No: 25188. $17 AUD.

300. Rice, Tamara Talbot (1949). Russian Art. West Drayton, Middlesex: Pelican Books / Penguin Books. 276 pp. Paperback, good condition, black & white text-photos centre spread, blue heritage cover, covers & pages toned as common, edgewear, rubber stamp. Cover blurb: "A Survey of the Development of Russian Architecture, Painting, Sculpture and Peasant Arts from the Tenth Century to the Present Day". A history of Russian art and architecture, especially commissioned by Penguin books. Our Book No: 10664. $10 AUD.

301. Robb, Tom (1992). Start Now in Watercolour: How to Paint Pictures From Day One! (Australian ed). Sydney, East Roseville: Simon & Schuster. 96 pp. Hardback large quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour illustrations, edgewear top edge cover, cover corners lightly bumped & rubbed, spine slightly loose (pages firm). This book is an introduction to painting in watercolours. Step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow examples show how the various elements of each painting can be created. ISBN: 0731803000. Our Book No: 26416. $20 AUD.

302. Robert, Nicholas (1976). Diverses Fleurs Dessinees et Gravees d'Apres le Naturel par N. Robert (Facsimile ed). London: Scolar Press. Unnum pp. Hardback small folio (31.0 x 21.5 cm), no jacket as issued, very good condition, brown cloth cover (gilt spine lettering & logo front cover), sepia (brown-tinted) engravings including title page (tissue guard, few doubled), marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, minor edgewear. (No 320 of a limited edition of 500 copies.) Facsimile on handmade paper of the original edition of 1660. Contains 31 numbered full-page illustrations (including title page). Nicholas Robert started as a painter of ornamental flower pictures, but his work became more botanical after he was hired by the Duke of Orleans to draw the rare and exotic plants and animals in the Duke's gardens. The Scottish botanist Robert Morison, director of the gardens, is believed to have encouraged Robert to take a more scientific approach to his subject. ISBN: 0859672468. Our Book No: 16676. $100 AUD.

303. Roberts, Jane; Capon, Edmund (foreword) (1988). A Study in Genius: Master Drawings and Watercolours from the Collections of Her Majesty the Queen in the Royal Library, Windsor Castle. Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW). 120 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, red endpapers, colour reproductions, covers little rubbed, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear. The 50 drawings and watercolours in this exhibition have been selected to represent the extent and the main strengths of the Royal Collection, which includes around 30,000 drawings and watercolours. This book includes artist's biographies and an index of the artists. The exhibition was in Sydney, then Melbourne and Brisbane. ISBN: 0730555178. Our Book No: 29709. $15 AUD.

304. Robison, Jim (1997). Large-scale Ceramics (1st ed) [Ceramics Handbooks]. London / Sydney: G+B Arts International / Craftsman House. 112 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, minor edgewear. Large-scale ceramics production requires discussion of matters that don't necessarily concern most ceramicists. These include: murals and relief sculptures, size of kiln needed, manufacture over an extended period of time, designing for a specific large site, assembling, weatherproofing and installation, group approaches, getting and handling commissions. ISBN: 9057035510. Our Book No: 22529. $10 AUD.

305. Roland, Alan (2002). Dreams and Drama: Psychoanalytic Criticism, Creativity and the Artist [Disseminations : Psychoanalysis in Contexts]. London: Continuum. 170 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minor edgewear, remainder stripe. The author, a respected psychoanalyst and artist, charts psychoanalytic pathways about creativity and the about the artistic process. He also investigates self-identity in the developing of an artistic career. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0826455670. Our Book No: 12641. $16 AUD.

306. Roskolenko, Harry (1947). Notes from a Journey: Poems (1st p/b ed). Melbourne: Meanjin Press. 45 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, card covers (with flaps), edgewear & light toning covers, edges chipped, cover partly split along spine, staples rusted (loose at one staple), rear cover lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, spine scuffed & worn. The poems are written by Harry Roskolenko (1907-1980) who was an American poet who spent much of the 1940s in Australia when he collaborated with Sidney Nolan. The dustjacket is a rare Sidney Nolan design. Our Book No: 40130. $25 AUD.

307. Ross, Peter (2005). Let's Face It: The History of the Archibald Prize (Revised, reprint ed). Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW). 160 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, few black & white drawings, colour illustrations, frontispiece, top spine lightly scuffed, base spine little bumped, minor edgewear. The story of the annual Archibald Prize, originally awarded in 1921, from a bequest by Bulletin editor J. F. Archibald. The author provides a guide through the disruptions and sometimes rocky history of Australia's most famous art prize. The author's interviewing skills and years of experience in the art world make this an interesting book for insiders and anyone wanting to learn about the history of this well-known art prize. ISBN: 0734763859. Our Book No: 30323. $50 AUD.

308. Rudd, Elizabeth; Vere Boyle, Eleanor (illustrator) (1988). Beauty and the Beast (Reprint ed) [Golden Classics]. London: Hutchinson Children's. Unnum 21 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition, pictorial cover (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour drawings, spine ends lightly bumped, minor edgewear jacket (small mark reverse side, rear cover creased, tiny tear). This charming children's picture book re-tells the story of Beauty and the Beast in a captivating text and beautiful, vivid paintings. In 1875, the Victorian artist, Eleanor Vere Boyle produced the illustrations to go with this best-loved story that has become a classic. This story with reproductions of the beautiful illustrations appear in this new edition with an enchanting new text rewritten for modern children. ISBN: 0091727138. Our Book No: 28094. $10 AUD.

309. Russell, Ronald (1992). Discovering Antique Prints (Reprint ed) [Discovering Series]. Bucks: Shire Publications. 96 pp. Paperback very small, card cover, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, bottom corner rear cover creased. This book shows the various types of prints, talks about their history and development, and shows the range and variety available. The book is an introduction to a fascinating pictorial world in which art, craftsmanship and technology all combine. Most of the prints in this volume come from the author's own collection. ISBN: 0852635877. Our Book No: 23740. $10 AUD.

310. Ruurs, Margriet; Badr, Nizar Ali (illustrator) (2016). Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family's Journey: In Arabic and English (1st ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). Unnum 24 pp. Hardback small oblong quarto, no jacket, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, illustrated endpapers, colour drawings, minimal edgewear. This beautiful story is illustrated by Syrian artist Nizar Ali Babr using stones to create the people in the author's thoughtful story. About Rama and her family who are forced to leave behind in Syria everything they know and love. With only what they can carry on their backs, they set out to find refuge in Europe. This very special book includes the story of the artist. ISBN: 9780702259739. Our Book No: 30388. $30 AUD.

311. Said, Edward W. (1997). Beginnings: Intention and Method (1st U.K. ed). London: Granta Books. 416 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. This book brings together history, philosophy, structuralism and critical theory in a stimulating work of literary criticism. The author argues that during the 18th and 19th centuries, the novel was the major attempt in Western literary culture to give beginnings an authorizing, institutional and specialized role in art, experience and knowledge. He traces this idea through the late 19th and early 20th centuries - to Freud's discoveries and the novels of modernist authors - and examines the question of beginnings in critical discourse, and the work of the French structuralists. Combines philosophy and belles-lettres, and does not separate literature from history, philosophy and social discourse, thereby broadening the role of criticism from celebration and orthodoxy to re-experiencing and questioning. ISBN: 1862071608. Our Book No: 30296. $30 AUD.

312. Sanders, Herbert H. (1971). The Practical Pottery Book (5th impression ed). London: Blandford. 96 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, few tiny dents rear side jacket & board, flap jacket clipped, minor edgewear. This book describes the methods and materials used to make pottery by hand processes. It is a manual of self-instruction for the beginner who will work at home, as supplementary material for both the student and teacher in the classroom, and for use in the work of therapy and rehabilitation done in community centre and hospitals. ISBN: 0713701854. Our Book No: 26093. $15 AUD.

313. Sanmiguel, David; Frankbonner, Edgar Loy (translator) (2006). Art of Still Life Drawing (New, translated ed) [Art of Drawing]. New York: Sterling Publishing. 160 pp. Paperback wide quarto (with flaps), very good condition, black & white drawings, tiny scuff spine ends, minor edgewear. This book shows you how to draw still life with ease and confidence, one step at a time. This new edition to the "Art of Drawing" series covers all the still life fundamentals, from basic line drawing to chiaroscuro effects. Many illustrated examples and concise explanations are included for each technique. (Translated from the Spanish language.). ISBN: 9781402732843. Our Book No: 28551. $30 AUD.

314. Saw, Ron; Friend, Donald (illustrator) (1984). Brief Encounters. Sydney, Cammeray: Richard Griffin. 64 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings (some full-page), single-colour endpaper drawings, minor edgewear. (Limited edition, 2000 copies.) Subtitle: "Brief Encounters with Uncles, Great Aunts, Wombats, Womcats, Tomcats, Randy Bantam Roosters, Ducks, Pigeons, Seagulls, Elephants, Horses, Dogs, Flora and Fauna, as Well as Rare Specimens of Humanity." A selection of 15 humorous anecdotes, most from the Bulletin magazine archives, and illustrated by the Australian artist. ISBN: 0959303049. Our Book No: 16414. $25 AUD.

315. Sayer, Prue; Walls, Kay; Walls, Bill (illustrator); McComasa, Campbell (foreword); Dunston, Don (introduction) (1984). Bendigo Foods and Moods. Bendigo, VIC: Fine Arts Gallery. 64 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, endpaper maps, black & white drawings, top edge front cover lightly rubbed. The contributions made by the superb restaurants of Bendigo, and the wineries of the region, combined with historical notes and beautiful drawings show the unique flavour of Bendigo. ISBN: 0959063609. Our Book No: 25451. $12 AUD.

316. Serle, Geoffrey; Serle, Percival (1988). Percival Serle 1871 - 1951: Biographer, Bibliographer, Anthologist and Art Curator: A Memoir (1st ed). Canberra, Deakin: Officina Brindabella. 59 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, very good condition, light brown paper covered boards, illustrated endpapers, beige cloth spine, paper title on spine, sepia (brown-tinted) frontispiece, tiny scuff front cover, edges & front flyleaf lightly foxed. This edition of 350 autographed copies was designed and printed by A.T. Bolton at the Officina Brindabella, 1988. Hand binding and paper decoration by Helen Wadlington. This is copy no. 15. Apart from his own recollections, this memoir is based on the short unpublished autobiography that his father wrote late in life, and on diaries which he occasionally kept. More than 100 people - writers, artists, professors and others - are mentioned in this memoir. ISBN: 0909422168. Our Book No: 29515. $25 AUD.

317. Shiell, Annette (editor); Stone, Mick (checklist) (1998). Bonzer: Australian Comics, 1900s - 1990s. Melbourne, Redhill South: Elgua Media. 188 pp. Paperback small folio, as new condition, numerous colour photos (of comics), copy 1. Edited by Annette Shiell, National Centre for Australian Studies, Monash University. Checklist compiled by Mick Stone. Numerous colour and b&w illustrations throughout. Includes chapter notes, select bibliography, further reading, plus index. From rear cover (in part): "From Ginger Meggs to Zero Assassin - just as Australian society has changed over the years, so have our comics. The essays collected here chronicle these changes and show what a valuable cultural resource this underrated art form really is. The book features a comprehensive list of Australian comics, biographical details of the artists themselves and over 350 examples of their work. As much of this material has never been published together before, Bonzer will prove to be an invaluable reference for students, librarians, researchers and collectors". (1 of 2 available copies. With laid-in slip notifying correct ISBN: printed 1876308125 is incorrect.). ISBN: 1876677007. Our Book No: 17257. $30 AUD.

318. Shiell, Annette (editor); Stone, Mick (checklist) (1998). Bonzer: Australian Comics, 1900s - 1990s. Melbourne, Redhill South: Elgua Media. 188 pp. Paperback small folio, as new condition, numerous colour photos (of comics), copy 2. Edited by Annette Shiell, National Centre for Australian Studies, Monash University. Checklist compiled by Mick Stone. Numerous colour and b&w illustrations throughout. Includes chapter notes, select bibliography, further reading, plus index. From rear cover (in part): "From Ginger Meggs to Zero Assassin - just as Australian society has changed over the years, so have our comics. The essays collected here chronicle these changes and show what a valuable cultural resource this underrated art form really is. The book features a comprehensive list of Australian comics, biographical details of the artists themselves and over 350 examples of their work. As much of this material has never been published together before, Bonzer will prove to be an invaluable reference for students, librarians, researchers and collectors". (1 of 2 available copies. With laid-in slip notifying correct ISBN: printed 1876308125 is incorrect.). ISBN: 1876677007. Our Book No: 17257A. $30 AUD.

319. Shire Council, Caboolture (2005). A Trip Through Time: Photographic Treasures of Caboolture (Reprint ed). Caboolture, QLD: Caboolture Shire Council. 102 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, sepia-(brown-tinted) photos, few black & white photos, map, minor edgewear, non-author written dedication title page. This fascinating book is a photographic look at the many people who have called Caboolture home. The book has been published to celebrate 125 years of Local Government in Caboolture, which was named by the traditional owners. European settlement began with the arrival of the remarkable Archer family, who established 'Durunbar' homestead along the Kilcoy-Woodford Road in 1841. Caboolture has grown in recent decades, and this is shown in the photos. ISBN: 0959564454. Our Book No: 29161. $30 AUD.

320. Shoemaker, Adam (editor) (1998). A Sea Change: Australian Writing and Photography. Sydney: Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (SOCOG). 247 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos & cartoons, corner tips front cover lightly scuffed, minor edgewear. This unique collection looks at the sea change in Australian life today. In this especially-commissioned anthology, 25 of Australia's finest writers and photographers take up the challenge of exploring the transformation that took place two years before the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. This unusual anthology counterpoints essays and photographic images, short stories and the cartoons of Matthew Martin. ISBN: 0958599602. Our Book No: 3440. $10 AUD.

321. Silvester, John; Mobbs, Anne (1994). A Catland Companion: Classic Cats by Louis Wain & Many Others (Reprint ed). London: Michael O'Mara Books. 96 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, pictorial cover, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour & black & white drawings, minimal edgewear jacket. This book gives a pictorial glimpse of feline life as portrayed by historical artists such as Louis Wain, Raphael Tuck, Helena Maguire and Henrietta Ronner. Cats can be seen at play throughout the seasons, and that created a magical playground (Catland) populated by greeting cards, postcards, prints, etc. ISBN: 1854797654. Our Book No: 25192. $20 AUD.

322. Simpson, Andrew; Davis, Rhonda; Janiszewski, Leonard (editor) (2005). Berowra Visions: Margaret Preston & Beyond: With New Works by Effy Alexakis, Fabian Astore, Juno Gemes, Mick Glasheen, Ron Oldfield and James Stuart. Sydney: Macquarie University. 75 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour paintings, colour photos, woodcuts, few black & white text-photos, front cover little creased, minor edgewear corners. This catalogue has been published by Macquarie University for the exhibition: Berowra Visions Margaret Preston & Beyond presented at Macquarie University Art Gallery 5 September - 31 October 2005, North Ryde, NSW. These wonderful paintings and photos show the full range of Margaret Preston's work, and the catalogue would interest anyone who wants to learn more about the bushland at Berowra. ISBN: 1741381460. Our Book No: 29577. $20 AUD.

323. Sinclair, Anne; Whiteside, Shaun (translator) (2014). My Grandfather's Gallery: A Family Memoir of Art and War (1st translated ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 224 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) & few colour photos, corners front cover creased, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear corners. This is the story of her grandfather. In September 1940, a famous European art dealer disembarked in New York, one of many Jewish refugees fleeing Vichy France. He left behind his beloved Paris gallery: he saved his family, but his paintings - masterpieces by Cezanne, Monet, Sisley and others - were seized by the Nazis and the art dealer's own legacy was obliterated. More than 50 years later, the author found a box of letters and she discovered who her mother's father really was. Drawing on his intimate correspondence with Picasso, Matisse, Braque and others, she traces the life of a legendary member of the Parisian art scene. The author both reframes 20th century art history and reclaims family history. (Translated into English.). ISBN: 9781922147288. Our Book No: 30500. $18 AUD.

324. Skelton, Russell (2010). King Brown Country: The Betrayal of Papunya. Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 245 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, edges lightly toned as common, minor edgewear corners. About Papunya, a dysfunctional Northern Territory Aboriginal community, home to noted artists. In 2004, the author received an email about Papunya and the health problems that were happening there. He then spent several years of reporting in the Red Centre of Australia. (Sticker: Winner of the Walkley Book Award.). ISBN: 9781741756227. Our Book No: 26035. $20 AUD.

325. Smart, Jeffrey (2000). Not Quite Straight: A Memoir. Sydney, Milsons Point: Random House. 464 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white photos, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. His story of a very full life as a renowned Australian artist. He writes about his family, friends and lovers with wit. He had many jobs before becoming an artist, which he wants to keep on doing until he dies. The book offers a singular perspective shaped by a unique life. ISBN: 0091841984. Our Book No: 27672. $20 AUD.

326. Smith, Geoffrey; Potts, Timothy (foreword) (1997). Russell Drysdale 1912 - 81 (1st ed). Melbourne: National Gallery of Victoria (NGV). 200 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour text-illustrations (some full-page), frontispiece, minor edgewear, corner tip front cover little scuffed. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book continues the National Gallery of Victoria's series of major exhibitions in honour of important people in 20th-century Australian art. The exhibition has been curated by Geoffrey Smith who has done very thorough research, locating artworks in private collections, both in Australia and overseas. Many have not been publicly exhibited since they were painted. ISBN: 0724101985. Our Book No: 30148. $40 AUD.

327. Smith, Webster (1976). The Farnese Hours: The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York. New York: George Braziller. 167 pp. Hardback small (18.0 x 11.3 cm), tan leather cover (elaborately embossed), very good condition, colour plates, spine lettering faded. (No slipcase this copy.) A reproduction of an illuminated manuscript by the famous Croatian-Italian Renaissance miniaturist artist Giulio Clovio (1498 - 1578). The manuscript now resides in the Pierpont Morgan Library (M 69). Introduction and extensive commentaries by Webster Smith, based on his Masters thesis. ISBN: 0807608564. Our Book No: 14370. $28 AUD.

328. Smyth, Dacre; Lockwood, Admiral Lionel (foreword) (1982). Historic Ships of Australia: A Third Book of Paintings, Poetry and Prose. Melbourne, Toorak: Dacre Smyth. 82 pp. Hardback small square quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour reproductions, faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear jacket (little creasing), autograph (author's written name), bookplate. The author and artist is a retired naval officer who has been painting for about 16 years. Self-taught, he has held nine previous one-man exhibitions. he reproduces paintings of historic ships made in 1981 throughout Australia. The rear of the book has a list of the ships. Some of the ships are: Adelaide, Melbourne, James Craig, John Oxley, Lady Hopetoun, Polly Woodside, South Steyne. (Loosely inserted: 2-page letter from the author to art dealer Frank McDonald, about the von Guerard book of which McDonald was an author. Plus McDonald bookplate.). ISBN: 0959519831. Our Book No: 27010. $20 AUD.

329. Spencer, Joyce; Kneen, Deborah (1993). The Art of Teaching Craft: A Complete Handbook (1st ed) [Milner Craft Series]. Sydney: Sally Milner. 74 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, few black & white drawings, minimal edgewear, owner's written name. This book is a practical and comprehensive guide to all you will need to know to run your own classes. The authors provide detailed information on teaching style and class setting, objectives, professionalism, classroom atmosphere, teaching aids and techniques, and how to motivate students. ISBN: 1863511067. Our Book No: 24135. $12 AUD.

330. Spender, Lynne (2004). Between the Lines: A Legal Guide for Writers and Illustrators (1st stated ed). Sydney, Strawberry Hills: Keesing Press / Australian Society of Authors. 272 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, top corner front cover & few page corners creased. The Australian Society of Authors (ASA) commissioned this book in response to daily queries about legal issues from authors and illustrators. The author has used her own values to form the book. ISBN: 0975208306. Our Book No: 24894. $24 AUD.

331. Stanton, John E. (1989). Painting the Country: Contemporary Aboriginal Art from the Kimberley Region, Western Australia. Perth, Nedlands: University of Western Australia Press (UWAP). 48 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled, very good condition, black & white & colour plates, faint foxing last page, creases along spine, black background little rubbed, minor edgewear. This book is focused, within the constraints imposed, on the images of 'country' depicted by a number of artists from the Kimberley region of Western Australia, including culturally contiguous areas in the Northern Territory. ISBN: 0855642890. Our Book No: 28758. $20 AUD.

332. Stevens, Lyla; East, Deirdre (illustrator) (1950). Animals of Australia in Colour. Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs. 61 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, pictorial board cover, very good condition, edges little worn, full-page colour drawings, flyleaves & rear pastedown lightly toned, tiny tear spine, owner's written name & details. (Estimated publication date, 1950.) This very informative and well illustrated book describes the many very special animals that are found in Australia. Our Book No: 24096. $15 AUD.

333. Stewart, Annette (2010). Barbara Hanrahan: A Biography (1st ed). Adelaide, Kent Town: Wakefield Press. 303 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, colour & black & white plates, few black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. This biography illuminates the life of a great Australian writer and artist. The story starts with Barbara Hanrahan's childhood in Adelaide, travels with her to 'swinging London' of the 1960s, and tells of her remarkable achievements in Britain and Australia in the following decades. The author has drawn on a wealth of unpublished material, including the artist's letters, photos, prints and diaries, as well as interviews with her friends and her partner. This special book is illustrated with a number of artworks, and many photos from her life. ISBN: 9781862548244. Our Book No: 26897. $30 AUD.

334. Stewart, Meg; Kent, Jacqueline (editor) (1998). Margaret Coen: A Passion for Painting. Sydney: State Library of New South Wales Press (SLNSW Press). 150 pp. Hardback small folio, dustjacket, as new condition (in as new dustjacket), black & white text-photos, colour paintings, minimal edgewear jacket. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This beautiful book is about Australian artist Margaret Coen (wife of poet Douglas Stewart), written by her daughter, Meg Stewart. The reproductions in this book represent 60 years of painting, encompassing various genres. Together with a moving description of her life, they are an inspiring tribute to a woman artist. The front jacket flap has a reproduction of a bookplate by Norman Lindsay. Frontispiece of Margaret Coen in her garden. ISBN: 073106609X. Our Book No: 27675. $60 AUD.

335. Stewart, Meg (2005). Margaret Olley: Far From a Still Life. Sydney: Random House. 568 pp. Hardback thick, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour photos, map, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. First edition. A comprehensive biography of one of Australia's most beloved artists. A rich look at her life, lovers, friends and - of course - her paintings. ISBN: 1740513142. Our Book No: 13859. $35 AUD.

336. Stockley, Michele (1991). Art Detective (1st ed). Melbourne: Rigby Heinemann. 136 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings, bottom corner creased front cover, minor edgewear. This full-colour book provides a carefully structured but flexible approach, introducing junior secondary students to the world of art, Australian and worldwide. The book includes a variety of artworks and artists, from Renaissance to urban Aboriginal art, and from etching to sculpture. ISBN: 0858595788. Our Book No: 25481. $20 AUD.

337. Strong, Roy (1993). Art and Power: Renaissance Festivals 1450 - 1650 (Reprint ed). Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell Press. 227 + 115 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white plates, tables, minor edgewear, owner's embossed name & details. A history of Renaissance festivals in Europe and Britain, including 112 pages of photos. Part I covers medieval inheritance, removed mysteries, and the spectacles of state. Part II covers the idea of monarchy, images of empire, Catherine d'Medici and the magnificent Valois court festivals, Grand Duke Ferdinand and the Florentine intermezzi, and Charles I and the Stuart court masques. ISBN: 0851152473. Our Book No: 25160. $20 AUD.

338. Taggart, Paul (2004). Art Techniques for Texture & Effects [Art Techniques For Series]. New York: Sterling Publishing. 110 pp. Paperback small quarto (with flaps), very good condition, colour illustrations, minor edgewear. The author uses a wealth of exercises and projects that can be achieved using art techniques. ISBN: 1402702388. Our Book No: 25098. $15 AUD.

339. Tailor, Heather; Jones, Helen (1993). Easy Design Techniques for Porcelain (1st ed). Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 87 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings, colour photos, spine little faded. This book gives instructions on how to start from a realistic drawing and develop a series of stylised and abstracted designs suitable for china painting and other decorative arts such as stained glass, embroidery, fabric painting, textiles and stencilling. There are colour photos of ten flowers, detailed line drawings in black & white accompany each flower, with pages of creative designs. Over forty of the designs are in colour, painted onto porcelain using mixed media techniques such as lustre, gold, texture, metallics and bright onglaze colours. The instructions for each piece are described in a separate chapter. ISBN: 0864175310. Our Book No: 28543. $20 AUD.

340. Taylor, Peter E. (1987). The Australian Manual of Calligraphy (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 208 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour plates, black & single-colour lettering & drawings, faint foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear), bottom edge lightly rubbed. Heavy. This book is a comprehensive manual, and provides a wealth of practical information on materials, layout and embellishment. Written and illustrated in his own hand, the author covers the history and development of writing, and gives clear and detailed instructions on how to acquire and expand the skills that make calligraphy such a popular and enjoyable pastime. Printed in two colours throughout and lavishly illustrated, this book is a special book to use and treasure. ISBN: 0043000967. Our Book No: 26085. $30 AUD.

341. Taylor, Richard (editor) (2006). Watercolour Still Lifes: Projects, Tips and Techniques (1st ed). London: Amber Books. 96 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos (paintings), minor edgewear. This book features easy-to-follow still-life projects including brilliant anemones, sunflowers and bamboo leaves, a bowl of eggs and a statue. Step-by-step illustrations and descriptions make completing the pictures easy and enjoyable. There are over 250 colour illustrations, this is an inspiring and practical book for artists of all abilities. ISBN: 1904687725. Our Book No: 27154. $15 AUD.

342. Tersac, Helene; Clement, Frederic (illustrator) (1983). The Animal's Ball (English, reprint ed). London: Green Tiger Press (A Star & Elephant Book). 33 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), tipped-in colour illustrations, faint foxing boards, edgewear corners & spine ends jacket (little rubbed & scuffed, small closed tear). Children's picture adventure story told by a little girl. She is in bed and cannot sleep. She leaves her bed and from the top of her stairs sees an amazing sight - wild animals walking on their hind legs, dressed in beautiful clothes, and having a party. The French painter Frederic Clement has illustrated this unusual story. Each painting brings the story to life, and each has a distinctive perfection. Winner of a Parent's Choice Remarkable Book award for art. Translated from French. ISBN: 0914676954. Our Book No: 27959. $25 AUD.

343. Thomas, David (1989). Artists of the Bendigo Goldfields 1852 - 1864. Bendigo, VIC: Bendigo Art Gallery. 32 pp. Paperback wide octavo, stapled, card covers, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, bottom corner tips creased last few pages, light crease covers, minor edgewear. The catalogue from an art exhibition held at the Bendigo Art Gallery, 9 March - 9 April, 1989. Our Book No: 22192. $10 AUD.

344. Tindall, Gillian (2003). The Man who Drew London: Wenceslaus Hollar in Reality and Imagination. London: Pimlico / Random House. 242 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, drawings, rear cover little creased, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear cornees. An historical biographical novel about Wenceslaus Hollar, a 17th-century London artist famous for his etchings. The author has used numerous sources to create a montage of Hollar's life and times, and of the illustrious lives that touched his life. It is a carefully researched factual account, but the author has used her novelist's skill to form an intricate whole - a life's texture which is also an absorbing and occasionally tragic story. ISBN: 0712667571. Our Book No: 26636. $12 AUD.

345. Townsend, Mollie (Mary Stewart) (2005). Light in False Bay: An Artist's Book of False Bay South Africa (1st ed). Fish Hoek, South Africa: Mollie Townsend. 129 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour illustrations, few black & white drawings, bottom corner front cover scuffed, bottom corner rear cover creased, covers lightly scratched, minor edgewear. In this beautiful book, the artist indulges her love of the Impressionist style of painting, impromptu studies of places and things in and around a lovely South African bay. ISBN: 0620338601. Our Book No: 24091. $40 AUD.

346. Trezise, Percy (1988). The Cave Painters (1st ed). Sydney: William Collins / Anne Ingram Books. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, minor edgewear, copy 2. First edition. Aboriginal picture story for children about a family who travel to visit their Mother's people, the Yalanji. The Yalanji lived in the red sandstone caves (where rock art is done) far away in the west, in a place called Quinkin Country. The beautiful drawings will delight children and adults. ISBN: 0732248086. Our Book No: 27240A. $25 AUD.

347. Tucker, Albert; Jolles, Henry (photographer) (1986). Faces I Have Met (1st ed). Melbourne, Hawthorn: Century Hutchinson. 80 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour plates, minor edgewear jacket, bookplate inside front cover. In 1985 at Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne, Albert Tucker held a major exhibition of nearly 60 portraits entitled "Faces I Have Met". He paid tribute to the generation of the 1940s. Those portraits are collected in this unique book. He wanted to preserve a sense of the palpable presence of the people he painted. Some of the portraits are: Sidney Nolan, Albert Tucker (self), John Perceval, Arthur Boyd, Noel Counihan and Bernard Smith. ISBN: 009157210X. Our Book No: 30139. $35 AUD.

348. Tyrrell, Bill (compiler) (1978). Early Sydney Postcards: Books 1 and 2. Sydney: Doubleday. 16 + 16 pp. Each book: Paperback thin oblong, heritage pictorial cover, very good condition, stapled, black & white photos, minor edgewear. Bill Tyrrell lived in Sydney all his life and has an active interest in early Australian photography. Some years ago he inherited a magnificent collection of glass negatives from which these reproductions were available. each of the two books has 32 picture postcards of Sydney City, suburbs and harbour, reproduced from original glass negatives from the libraries of Charles Kerry and Henry King. The time span of these pictures encompasses is about 1880 - 1936. Pages are perforated so that postcards can be removed. SALE PRICE. (No date but 1978, Trove. The first two of 3 published pamphlets.) ISBN: 0868240044. Our Book No: 21614. $10 AUD.

349. Ure Smith, Sydney; Stevens, Bertram (introduction) (1920). A Catalogue of the Etchings of Sydney Ure Smith: With an Original Etching and Twelve Reproductions of Etchings by the Artist; and an Introduction by Bertram Stevens. Sydney: Privately Printed. Unnum 40 pp. Hardback quarto, cardboard covers (black & red paper title label), white cloth spine (faintly toned), very good condition, black & white engravings, untrimmed edges (lightly toned), spine ends little bumped, pages faintly toned as usual, some edgewear corners, rubber stamp front free flyleaf, autograph (artist's written name),. (No 29 of a limited edition of 50 copies. Rare and desirable.) Contains an original etching as the frontispiece ("The Little Porch, Campbelltown"), and 12 tipped-in plates. Printed on Japon vellum on a hand press by Percy G. Green at the Smith & Julius Art Studios, Sydney. At the rear is a complete list of Sam Ure Smith's 70 etchings, from which this selection was chosen. (Rubber stamp of Deutscher Fine Art.). Our Book No: 14610. $300 AUD.

350. Ure Smith, Sydney (editor); Stevens, Bertram (editor) (1921). The Macquarie Book: The Life and Times of Governor Lachlan Macquarie (Art in Australia, Tenth Number). Sydney: Art in Australia. Unnum pp. Paperback wide octavo, dustjacket (fixed at spine, edges little overlap card cover), good condition (in good dustjacket), tipped-in colour plates, black & white photos, adverts at rear, spine jacket little faded (spine torn), edgewear. The tenth issue of "Art in Australia". An illustrated life of the popular and influential governor of convict settlement in New South Wales. Our Book No: 16766. $50 AUD.

351. Ure Smith, Sydney (editor); Stevens, Bertram (editor); Jones, C. L. (editor) (1916). Art in Australia: First Series, no 1 (First Number). Sydney: The Editors. Unnum pp. Paperback wide octavo, dustjacket (fixed at spine, edges little overlap card cover), good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), tipped-in colour & black & white plates, grey paper few pages, adverts at rear, edges & some page margins foxed, pages toned as usual (some in shape of opposite plate), some edgewear. The collectible first issue of "Art in Australia", limited to 1000 unnumbered copies (as stated). Our Book No: 16765. $100 AUD.

352. Ursell, Martin (2004). You Can Draw Cartoons: A Step-by-step Guide to Drawing Great Cartoons (Reprint ed). Surrey: B Small Publishing. 32 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, tiny dent front cover. This book is a guide to drawing cartoons. There are many tips and advice on how to draw cartoons and have fun at the same time. The author has suggestions for making up a cartoon story and gives ideas on how to keep a sketchbook. ISBN: 9781902915142. Our Book No: 30290. $15 AUD.

353. Valdes, Giuliano (2001). Art and History Sicily: The Archaeology, Art, and Culture of the Mediterranean's Most Beautiful Island (1st ed). Florence: Casa Editrice Bonechi. 191 pp. Paperback small quarto, thick card covers (with flaps), very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear, crease cover corners, reader crease in spine, slight bump top spine, faint foxing title page. Heavy. An unforgettable journey into the history of this fascinating country. The flaps inside the covers give a rich description of Sicily. ISBN: 8847607566. Our Book No: 26696. $30 AUD.

354. van Meekeren, Erwin; Gunderson, Prof. Dr. John G. (foreword); Hurkmans, Willem (translator); Kelly, Jackie (translator) (2003). Starry Starry Night: Life and Psychiatric History of Vincent van Gogh (1st ed). Amsterdam: Benecke N.I. 164 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, black & white photos & drawings, colour replicas of paintings, minor edgewear. This book describes Vincent's life, his personality, the times in which he lived, and his psychiatric history. The book has been written by a psychiatrist, and it is intended for anyone with an interest in Van Gogh and his era. There is a small section with a limited number of colour replicas of his paintings. ISBN: 9073637570. Our Book No: 29031. $40 AUD.

355. Virtue (1874). Prints: Set of 10 Colonial Australian Engravings, Printed on White Card. London: Virtue & Co. N/A pp. Each print: Oblong small quarto, black & white engraving on white card, very good condition, minimal foxing (some sheets), minor edgewear. Prints: Consists of 10 prints of engravings of colonial scenes in Victoria, Australia (Virtue & Co, London). These engravings were originally published in a 2-volume book in the 1870s ("Australia" or "Australia Illustrated", by Edwin Carton Booth). These are individual prints (approx. date, 1874, Trove catalogue.) The 10 scenes and the illustrators are: Ovens River (N. Chevalier & W. Richardson); Lake Colac (N. Chevalier & W. Forrest); Mallee scrub, River Murray (N. Chevalier & W. Forrest); Valley of the Goulbourn (S. Prout & J. B. Allen); Mount Macedon (S. Prout & S. Bradshaw); the Basin Bank (N. Chevalier & W. Richardson); the Upper Goulburn (S.Prout & W. Forrest); the Dandenong Ranges (S. Prout & W. Richardson); Avoca River (S. Prout & T. Heawood); Mount Laura, Camperdown (J. C. Armytage & J. J. Crew). Our Book No: 14694. $40 AUD.

356. Wallace, Jo (2015). Humans of Newtown: Everyone Has a Story (1st ed). Sydney, Newtown: King Street Press / Melissa Mylchreest. Unnum pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, illustrated endpapers, full-page colour photos, spine ends little scuffed, minor edgewear corner tips & fore-edge. This book is a beautiful pictorial collection of remarkable portraits taken on the streets of Newtown, Sydney's most alternative inner suburb. It shares the touching and inspiring stories behind Newtown's most unique, eccentric and colourful personalities. ISBN: 9780646938806. Our Book No: 30429. $40 AUD.

357. Washington, Judy; Rees, Lloyd (foreword) (1989). Artists of Lane Cove [Local Studies Monograph, No 3]. Sydney, Lane Cove: Lane Cove Public Library. 128 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos & etching, colour plates, corner tips front cover scuffed, minor edgewear. This wonderful book originated from a photographic exhibition in October 1987 by the local Studies Collection of Lane Cove Public Library. The subject was inspired by the abundance of artistic talent that has existed in Lane Cove in the 20th century. The order of artists relates to the date which they arrived in Lane Cove (a northern Sydney suburb). The author states that it is a historical record of the artists' lives and what they have contributed, and their relationship with Lane Cove. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 0949622028. Our Book No: 29295. $20 AUD.

358. Waterhouse, E. G.; Feint, Adrian (illustrator); Jones, Paul (illustrator) (1947). Camellia Quest: With Four Plates in Colour and Six in Monochrome (1st ed). Sydney: Ure Smith. 30 pp. Hardback folio, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), tipped in plates (colour & monochrome), edgewear jacket (chipped, rear cover little rubbed & marked, few tiny dents front cover, lightly foxed & faded, small piece missing bottom corner front flap), few light creases along spine, bottom edge untrimmed, endpapers lightly toned, few foxed spots throughout, autograph (written names author & artists). No 132 of a limited to 550 copies, of which 500 are for sale, each autographed by the author and artists. Written after many years of research, much after long and patient delving into old records at the Mitchell Library. The exquisite illustrations will delight not only camellia growers, who will value them for their accuracy of detail, but also all lovers of this wonderful flower. Waterhouse was an Emeritus Professor of the University of Sydney. He has long been famous for his knowledge of camellias in Australia, both as a grower and a student of its history. Our Book No: 30356. $150 AUD.

359. Waterhouse, E. G.; Jones, Paul (illustrator) (1952). Camellia Trail: With Twenty-one Plates in Colour (1st ed). Sydney: Ure Smith. 44 + 21 pp. Hardback folio, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), tipped in colour plates, edgewear jacket (little chipped, small thinned area rear cover, little rubbed & marked, lightly foxed & faded, few light creases along spine), bottom edge untrimmed, endpapers lightly toned, few foxed spots throughout, autograph (author and artist.) Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. First edition: An autographed unnumbered copy of a limited edition to 1000 copies. Written after many years of research, much after long and patient delving into old records at the Mitchell Library. The exquisite illustrations (21 plates) will delight not only camellia growers, who will value them for their accuracy of detail, but also all lovers of this wonderful flower. By Emeritus Professor of the University of Sydney, who has long been famous for his knowledge of camellias in Australia, both as a grower and a student of its history. Our Book No: 30357. $200 AUD.

360. Weston, Neville; Kempf, Franz (artist) (1984). Franz Kempf: Graphic Works 1962 - 1984 (1st ed). Adelaide, Netley: Wakefield Press / Hyde Park Press. 104 pp. Paperback quarto, very good plus condition, black & white & colour plates & illustrations. The author writes about Australian print maker Franz Kempf. This book is beautifully illustrated with the artists works. ISBN: 0949268003. Our Book No: 23326. $20 AUD.

361. White, Judith (2017). Culture Heist: Art versus Money (1st ed). Sydney, Blackheath: Brandl & Schlesinger. 246 pp. Paperback small trade, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. The author tells the story of the struggle at the heart of our cultural institutions: the conflict between the public good and the forces of corporatisation. This is an insider's story of life at the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW). This book invites the broadest discussion about the issues facing the arts and sciences today. ISBN: 9780994429759. Our Book No: 30320. $25 AUD.

362. White, Judith (editor); Capon, Edmund (foreword) (2000). Australian Art: A Look Magazine Special (1st ed). Melbourne: Hardie Grant Magazines / Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW). 58 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, stapled, thin card covers, few black & white text-photos, colour text-photos (paintings), minor creasing along spine, minor edgewear. This art magazine contains articles on Asian culture, images of the land, Australian icons, contemporary Aboriginal art, advertisements, catalogue art, Art Gallery of New South Wales details, articles by Tom Keneally, Bruce Beresford, Roger Law, Steve Moneghetti, Harry Seidler, Cheryl Barker, and Peter Coleman-Wright. Our Book No: 28081. $10 AUD.

363. Whiteley, Brett; Pearce, Barry; Robertson, Brian; Whiteley, Wendy; Hayman, Charlotte (1995). Brett Whiteley: Art and Life (1st ed). Sydney / London: Art Gallery of New South Wales / Thames & Hudson. 240 pp. Paperback square folio (with flaps) (27.8 x 26.2 cm), very good condition, colour plates (of paintings), black & white drawings, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Flyleaf subtitle includes: "Art & Life 1939 - 1992." Barry Pearce, Head Curator of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, comprehensively overviews Brett Whiteley's life and art. Bryan Robertson describes the artist's years in London. Wendy Whiteley, the artist's wife and companion for over 30 years, contributes an intimate portrait of the man behind the work. Superbly illustrated with 180 colour plates and 40 black & white drawings. A fitting tribute to one of Australia's most significant artists, who tragically died at age 53 in 1992. ISBN: 0731050037. Our Book No: 13057. $60 AUD.

364. Wild, Stephen (editor) (1986). Rom: An Aboriginal Ritual of Diplomacy [AIAS New Series]. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies (AIAS). 102 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & cream text-photos, colour photos, spine little faded, minor edgewear. This book details the recent history of the Anbarra people, Arnhem Land. The songs, dances, and artifacts that are part of Rom are described and accompanied by colour illustrations. The first Rom ceremony to be performed outside Arnhem Land was held at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies in Canberra in November 1982. An exhibition of bark paintings and craft work was also brought to Canberra, and now has been purchased by the National Museum of Australia. All of the paintings reproduced here are closely related to the themes of the Rom ritual performed in Canberra. This book is a catalogue of this exhibition in addition to the ethnographic and historical material on the Anbarra people, their country and the ritual of Rom. (No 59 in this series.). ISBN: 0855751622. Our Book No: 30414. $18 AUD.

365. Wiley, Rebecca; Watts, Barry (extra text); Lurkin, Judy (extra text) (1986). Rebecca Wiley's Visit to Norman Lindsay at Springwood 1918. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 130 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour photos, frontispiece portrait, minor edgewear, remainder stripe. In 1918 the author was sent by her employer, publisher George Robertson, to visit Norman Lindsay at his home at Springwood in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales. After nearly 70 years, this manuscript was discovered in the Angus & Robertson archives, and is now published for the first time. This work is a fascinating look into the life of one of the most extraordinary and controversial figures in Australian art and literature. The text is enhanced with 90 black & white and colour photos and background information on the people, places and literary and artistic works mentioned in Rebecca's original manuscript. (Lindsay's father was born in Ireland.). ISBN: 020714995X. Our Book No: 28451. $20 AUD.

366. Williams, Donald (1990). In Our Own Image: The Story of Australian Art 1788 - 1989 (2nd, reprint ed). Sydney: McGraw-Hill. 235 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. Heavy. Second edition of a popular school textbook that outlines the development of Australian painting, sculpture and architecture. ISBN: 0074526936. Our Book No: 3405. $35 AUD.

367. Williams, Donald (1995). In Our Own Image: The Story of Australian Art (3rd ed). Sydney: McGraw-Hill. 294 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, rubber stamps. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Third edition of a popular school textbook that outlines the development of Australian painting, sculpture and architecture. ISBN: 0074701940. Our Book No: 1247. $28 AUD.

368. Williams, Donald; Simpson, Colin (1994). Art Now: Contemporary Art Post - 1970: Book One (1st ed). Sydney: McGraw-Hill. 218 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, coloured endpapers, colour & black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, minor foxing edges, top & bottom edges little marked. This book uses accessible language in thematically organised chapters to give information about contemporary artists, cultures, society and environment. Pollution, the environment, war, feminism and popular culture are included. The book provides ideas and discussion for senior students and anyone interested in contemporary Australian and international art produced since 1970. ISBN: 007470124X. Our Book No: 27878. $30 AUD.

369. Williams, Donald; Wilson, Barbara Vance (1992). From Caves to Canvas: An Introduction to Western Art. Sydney: McGraw-Hill. 326 pp. Paperback thick quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white text-photos, corner tips front cover & few pages creased. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. First edition. A popular textbook on the history of Western art for Australian secondary school students. Breaks new ground by filling in the gaps between history, religion and art. Explores the form and content of art from prehistoric times to the present day. ISBN: 0074527193. Our Book No: 14281. $30 AUD.

370. Wilson, Edward O. (1998). Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge (1st p/b ed). London: Little, Brown & Company. 374 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages & edges lightly toned, corners front cover creased, spine creased, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. American biologist argues for the fundamental unity of all knowledge and the need to search for consilience - the proof that everything in our world is organised in terms of a small number of fundamental natural laws which comprise the particles underlying every branch of learning. He draws on the arts, philosophy, religion, psychology, anthropology, biology and physical sciences to show why the goals of the original Enlightenment are coming back to life, and reappearing on the frontiers of science. ISBN: 0316647357. Our Book No: 28738. $20 AUD.

371. Wilson, Gavin (2002). The Big River Show: Murrumbidgee Riverine. Wagga Wagga, NSW: Wagga Wagga Art Gallery. 86 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, colour & black & white illustrations. This richly illustrated catalogue was published by the Wagga Wagga Art Gallery to accompany the exhibition of The Big River Show: Murrumbidgee Riverine at Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, October to December, 2002. The exhibition reflects the artistic, textual and oral interpretations of the Murrumbidgee and its associated histories, and includes works by Elioth Gruner, Ludwig Hirschfield Mack and others. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 1875247173. Our Book No: 22766. $15 AUD.

372. Wood, David (1999). The Painted Word: Inspirational Calligraphy (Reprint ed). Batemans Bay, NSW: Dave Wood Calligraphy Art Gallery. 92 pp. Paperback small quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour illustrations, minimal edgewear. Demonstrates the author's imaginative calligraphy, being interpretations of well-known literature, using a diverse range of mediums developed over 45 years in the field of graphic design. ISBN: 0957748906. Our Book No: 26391. $60 AUD.

373. Wright, Elizabeth (1984). Psychoanalytic Criticism: Theory in Practice (1st ed) [New accents series]. London: Methuen. 208 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. Examines the relationship of psychoanalytic theory to the theories of literature and the arts. ISBN: 0416326609. Our Book No: 22374. $10 AUD.