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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 card cover lightly foxed, spine faintly creased, minor edgewear, owner's written name. Contains chapters 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. ISBN: 0471004618. Our Book No: 21859. $13 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. Alfred, Trudie (1988). Decoration on Pottery (1st ed). Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 64 pp. Paperback oblong small quarto, spiral binding, good plus condition, dark brown & white text-photos, faint foxing edges, minor insect damage bottom edges few pages, minor edgewear. This is an easy-to-use book on decoration and is helpful for beginners as well as professional potters. All designs are suitable for a variety of techniques, e.g. painting, inlay wax or paper resist, sgraffito, clay addition and carving. ISBN: 0864172168. Our Book No: 26596. $15 AUD.

6. 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. $20 AUD.

7. Appignanesi, Richard; Garratt, Chris (illustrator) (1996). Postmodernism for Beginners (1st Australian ed). Sydney: Icon Books / Allen & Unwin. 173 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. This book traces the three pedigrees of postmodernity - art, theory and history - and explains the essentials of structuralism, semiotics and deconstruction as developed by the postmodern icons including Foucault, Levi-Strauss, Barthes, Derrida, Lacan and Lyotard. The author's text and the inspired illustrations provide a guide for anyone fascinated or exasperated by the hall of mirrors that is postmodernism. ISBN: 1874166218. Our Book No: 22515. $10 AUD.

8. Appleton, Jean; France, Christine;Edwards, Deborah, & Martin-Weber, Robyn (1998). Jean Appleton: A Lifetime with Art. Sydney, Woollahra: Caroline Simpson. 160 pp. Hardback wide octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos (paintings), black & white text-photos & drawings, minor edgewear, autograph (artist's written dedication). An illustrated biography of the Australian artist, who also knew many influential people in the Australia art world: William Dobell, Donald Friend, Grace Cossington Smith, Nora Heyson, Arthur Murch, Roland Wakelin and other members of the Society of Artists. She married Eric Wilson and, after his death, Tom Green. She won the inaugural Portia Geach Memorial Award for Women Artists (1965). ISBN: 095962323X. Our Book No: 14977. $35 AUD.

9. Archer, Robyn (2010). Detritus: Addressing Culture and the Arts. Perth: University of Western Australia Press. 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. $28 AUD.

10. Arnold, Ken (1995). Collector's Companion: An Identification and Valuation Guide [Crown series]. Golden Square, Bendigo, VIC: Crown Castleton. 160 pp. Paperback trade, avery good plus condition, glossy paper, black & white & colour text-photos. About 75 categories of collectibles (with dollar values), ranging from old bottles and ceramics to metal signs. ISBN: 1875342184. Our Book No: 4436. $15 AUD.

11. Art Gallery, Castlemaine (1983). A Collection of Australian Art (1st ed). Castlemaine, VIC: Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum. 52 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled, pictorial card covers, very good condition, colour plates, black & white photos (paintings), minor edgewear, creased along spine, rear cover & corners little rubbed, small section rubbed front cover. This book is about the history of the Gallery and the art collection in the Castlemaine Art Gallery & Historical Museum which was established in 1913. The catalogue contains oil paintings, water-colours, prints and drawings, sculptures, ceramics, and applied arts. ISBN: 0959806628. Our Book No: 27480. $15 AUD.

12. Art Gallery, New South Wales; Raissis, Peter (curator) & Hancock, Karen (catalogue) (2009). Printmaking in the Age of Romanticism. Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW). 20 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, card covers, stapled, black & white illustrations, few single-colour illustrations, spine & cover corners little rubbed, minor edgewear. This book has been published in association with the exhibition "Printmaking in the Age of Romanticism" held at the Art Gallery of NSW, 6 August - 25 October 2009. Romanticism was an artistic, literary, and intellectual movement that originated in Europe during 1800 to 1850, perhaps in response to the Industrial Revolution. ISBN: 9781741740486. Our Book No: 28013. $20 AUD.

13. 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. Our Book No: 23131. $15 AUD.

14. 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. ISBN: 3829019327. Our Book No: 23768. $18 AUD.

15. 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, card covers, very good plus condition, glossy pages, black & white & colour paintings (some full-page), bottom corner rear cover faintly creased. A brief survey of Norwegian painting. Our Book No: 21381. $10 AUD.

16. 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. $15 AUD.

17. Baker, Candida (2000). The Hidden (1st ed). Sydney: Random House. 185 pp. Hardback 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.

18. 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.

19. Barber, Shirley (1993). The Enchanted Woods: The Fairies Tale (1st p/b ed). Melbourne: Five Mile Press. 28 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour full-page drawings, corner creased rear cover, few tiny scratches covers, minor edgewear, old price marks. Shirley Barber's breathtaking paintings capture the magic of her story, and will delight children of all ages. ISBN: 0867886242. Our Book No: 20954. $10 AUD.

20. 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. $14 AUD.

21. Barker, Cecely Mary (2003). My Garden of Flower Fairies (Reprint ed). London: Frederick Warne. 45 pp. Hardback large wide quarto, dustjacket, pictorial boards, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear jacket. Cicely Mary Barker is the original author and illustrator of the Flower Fairies books which were first published in 1923. This beautiful reproduction has all the drawings and text of the original book. The books have become classics of children's literature, and will delight young and young-at-heart. ISBN: 0723249261. Our Book No: 25890. $15 AUD.

22. Barkley, Glen (2009). Avoiding Myth & 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 on the occasion of 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.

23. Barnes, Emilie; Turley, Glynda (paintings) (1995). Time Began in a Garden (1st ed). Eugene, OR: Harvest / HBJ. 80 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, colour paintings, non-author written dedication front pastedown. Beautiful paintings, poems, quotes, recipes, and gifts to make, with some Christian themes. This is a wonderful inspiring book for anyone who loves gardening. Glynda Turley's lifelike paintings give it a touch of magic. ISBN: 1565073681. Our Book No: 20815. $10 AUD.

24. 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. $13 AUD.

25. 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.

26. Beaton, Cecil (1971). My Bolivian Aunt: A Memoir (Reprint ed). London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 170 pp. Hardback 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. ISBN: 0297004425. Our Book No: 24448. $15 AUD.

27. Beckwith, John (1968). The Art of Constantinople: An Introduction to Byzantine Art 330 - 1453 (2nd ed) [Phaidon Paperback]. London: Phaidon Press. 184 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, small bump base spine, minor edgewear. Discusses Byzantine art and the influence this style had throughout the medieval western world. There are 203 illustrations. A wonderful book for students or anyone interested in this period in history. ISBN: 071481332X. Our Book No: 21079. $10 AUD.

28. Beier, Ulli (1985). Quandamooka: The Art of Kath Walker. Bathurst, NSW: Robert Brown & Associates / Aboriginal Art Agency. 71 pp. Paperback small square quarto, as new condition, full-page colour drawings. Kath Walker is a well-known poet and civil rights activist. Until now, her painting activity has been a private matter. Includes a biography and a selection of her delightful paintings. Quandamooka is the local Aboriginal name for the Mornington Bay and Stradbroke Island area, where she was born, and still conducts camps for children that teach about the Aboriginal way of life. ISBN: 0949267120. Our Book No: 14431. $22 AUD.

29. Bell, Hannah Rachel (2009). Storymen. Melbourne: Cambridge University Press. 247 pp. Paperback small quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour text-photos & drawings, minor 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. $20 AUD.

30. Bennett, Eleanor M.; Dundas, Patricia J. (illustrator) (1988). The Cullity Timbers Kings Park Collection (1st ed). 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 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. $40 AUD.

31. Bevan, Scott (2004). Battle Lines: Australian Artists at War (1st ed). Sydney: Random House. 310 pp. Hardback 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.

32. Bewick, Thomas; Rayner, John (note) (1947). A Selection of Engravings on Wood by Thomas Bewick (1st ed) [King Penguin Series]. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. 55 pp. Hardback small, good condition, paper covered card covers, black & white illustrations, light foxing endpapers, faint internal foxing few pages, edges lightly toned, covers lightly marked. This delightful little book tells some of Thomas Bewick's life story, and the wood engravings reproduced in this book 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 are two of four (the others being a tiger and a zebra), 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. Our Book No: 23555. $15 AUD.

33. 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.

34. Birksted, Jan (editor) (2001). Landscapes of Memory and Experience. London: Spon Press / Taylor & Francis. 272 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minor rubbing edges. A sequel to "Relating Architecture to Landscape". These essays explore further areas of dispute in the landscape/architecture debate. Has the history of both landscape and gardens been marginalized from the mainstream of art history and visual studies (because of a lack of engagement with the theories, methods and concepts of these disciplines)? Explores ways out of this impasse, so that landscape studies become pivotal from theoretical advances that challenge the underlying assumptions of traditional phenomenological theory. Thus the history and theory of 20th-century landscape might once again share concepts and methods with contemporary art and design history, and might in turn influence them. Features case studies of modern and contemporary schemes from the USA, Far East and Australasia. ISBN: 0419250700. Our Book No: 13071. $50 AUD.

35. 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.

36. 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 reproductions, minor 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. $70 AUD.

37. Bloemen, Anne; Mason, Bonita (2002). Through the Lens of Master Photographer Fernande Kuypers. Broome, WA: Broome Historical Society. 112 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minor 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. ISBN: 0957993110. Our Book No: 25189. $20 AUD.

38. Bloomfield, Lin (editor); Brown, Vincent (artist) (1980). Vincent Brown: Life and Work (1st ed). North Sydney: Odana Editions Pty Ltd. 80 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour illustrations, brown endpapers, minor edgewear jacket, bottom edge lightly rubbed. (No. 181 of a limited edition of 1000 copies). This book is about Vincent Brown who has often been called the first "modern" painter in Queensland. He was born in Brisbane in 1901. His paintings embody and exemplify his kaleidoscopic experiences and predilections: his Yugoslav background, Queensland childhood, interests in music and theatre, receptiveness to new ideas, delight in experimenting with fresh concepts, love of life and the world around him. ISBN: 0908154240. Our Book No: 26245. $40 AUD.

39. Boag, Charles; Durrant, Lawrence L. (researcher) (1993). The Story of Arnott's Famous Biscuits: A History & a Celebration (1st ed). Sydney: Lansdowne Press. 144 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), illustrated endpapers, black & white & colour text-photos & drawings, few sepia (brown-tinted photos), minor edgewear & rubbing jacket, spine ends little rubbed. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book rediscovers Arnott's beginnings, and tells the fascinating story of one of Australia's largest and best loved companies. Contains colourful advertisements for Arnott's biscuits. There are many photos which help to tell the story. ISBN: 1863022848. Our Book No: 27917. $30 AUD.

40. Bolt, Frank (1974). Port Arthur: A Photographic Essay by Frank Bolt (Reprint ed). Hobart: Action Agencies. 60 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, full-page black & white photos, covers faintly foxed, minor edgewear. This collection combines a new series of photographic impressions with newly compiled facts, answering many of the unframed questions that arise when wandering between the silent but colourful Tasmanian convict ruins. Our Book No: 20725. $10 AUD.

41. Bosse, Abraham; Blum, Andre (1924). L'Oeuvre Grave D'Abraham Bosse. 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). A collection of 44 looseleaf engravings by 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. $150 AUD.

42. 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.

43. Brackenreg, John (1984). Central Australian Artist: Albert Namatjira. Sydney: Legend Press. 26 pp. Hardback small oblong quarto, very good condition, full-page colour plates (including frontispiece), minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1984, Trove catalogue.) This very special book, published 25 years after his death, presents the story and artwork of Albert Namatjira (1902 - 1959), perhaps the most famous of Australian Aboriginal artists. ISBN: 0959839577. Our Book No: 26599. $25 AUD.

44. Bradford, Tricia (1988). Modern Trends in Porcelain Art: Techniques and Textures for Fur & 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. $15 AUD.

45. 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.

46. Breskin Zalben, Jane; Shakespeare, William & Gundersheimer, Werner (foreword) (1987). William Shakespeare: Starlight & Moonshine: Poetry of the Supernatural (1st ed). New York: Orchard Books. 48 pp. Hardback small quarto, 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 has made a sensitive selection of passages from various plays of Shakespeare. Some of the poems are classics that will be familiar to readers; others will be delightful discoveries. Ms Zalben has created 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. ISBN: 0531057283. Our Book No: 21569. $15 AUD.

47. 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.

48. 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.

49. Brooker, Eileen (2006). Eileen & Oliffe: Letters of a Lifetime (1st ed). Tasmania: Eileen Brooker. 207 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, maps, minor edgewear (mainly cover corners), autograph (author's written name flyleaf). This book is about Oliffe Richmond, who became one of Australia's most respected sculptors. He trained at Hobart Art School in the late 1930s. There, he met and fell in love with fellow art student Eileen Brooker. He went off to World War 2. They wrote regularly to each other, and continued to do so until Oliffe's return in 1945. Some 60 years later, Eileen has chosen to publish the many letters she received from Oliffe. The letters paint a fascinating story of life in wartime Australia, and the art scene of the time. Oliffe won the New South Wales travelling scholarship, which allowed him to travel to Europe and set up home in England. In England. He was accepted to work with world-renowned sculptor Henry Moore. He became well-known in England and had frequent exhibitions. Oliffe died in 1977, and many of his works were brought to Australia, and today they can be seen in various galleries around the country. ISBN: 9780646467061. Our Book No: 27371. $25 AUD.

50. 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. $40 AUD.

51. Buckner, Robin (1996). Art & 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.

52. 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.

53. Burke, Keast (1973). Gold and Silver: Photographs of Australian Goldfields from the Holtermann Collection (1st thus ed). Melbourne, Ringwood: Penguin Books. 265 pp. Paperback small quarto, good condition, black & white photos (many full-page), spine edges & ends little rubbed, edges lightly foxed, spine jacket little faded, pages faintly toned, inner hinge slightly split (pages firm). This fascinating book contains photos of Sydney, and other New South Wales towns, small mining settlements in Victoria and eastern New South Wales, taken in the 1870s. The author discovered the photographic glass negatives in 1951, in a garden room of a house in Sydney. He had re-discovered the Holtermann Collection, a huge series of photographic negatives, over 600 of which recorded life in two mining towns. This book, presents over 160 of the best of the goldfields photos, selected and annotated by the author. He reconstructs these thriving settlements exactly as they were in the year 1872. ISBN: 0140037527. Our Book No: 28858. $20 AUD.

54. 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. $16 AUD.

55. 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 & colour photos, minor edgewear jacket (reverse side lightly foxed, rubbed). 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 book 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. $35 AUD.

56. 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, minor 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.

57. Caban, Geoffrey (1983). A Fine Line: A History of Australian Commercial Art. Sydney: Hale & Iremonger. 166 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour text-photos, minor edgewear, owner's written name title page. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A fascinating study of commercial art in Australia, starting from S. T. Gill (the artist of the goldfields), to the new magazines (Bulletin, Smith's Weekly, Art in Australia), to the modern use of animation and computers. ISBN: 0868060127. Our Book No: 4128. $32 AUD.

58. Caddy, George; Davies, Alan (2008). Bondi Jitterbug: George Caddy and His Camera. Sydney: State Library of New South Wales Press (SLNSW Press). 21 pp. Paperback small quarto, thick card covers, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear spine ends, spine little creased, minor edgewear. This pamphlet tells the story of George Caddy who was born in Melbourne and moved with his family to Sydney in 1929. He took his camera to the beach on weekends. George's negatives were mostly unpublished and remained undisturbed in a shoe box for 40 years. When he died in 1983, his son Paul retrieved the box from the flat in Maroubra, but the box and the 290 medium format negatives disappeared among his father's unsorted possessions for some years. Two decades passed before their importance was realised. This pamphlet goes with the exhibition from December 2008 to February 2009, at the State Library of New South Wales, curated by Davies. Images in the exhibition are from negatives held by Paul Caddy. The photos cover the 1930s and 1940s at Bondi Beach, Sydney. ISBN: 0731371917. Our Book No: 28847. $15 AUD.

59. 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. 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. ISBN: 0823005887. Our Book No: 21744. $13 AUD.

60. Cairns, Joan; Johnston, W. T. (1997). Early Tableland Days: W. H. Bunker Photographic Collection (2nd reprint ed). Atherton, QLD: Joan Cairns. 96 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, stapled, card covers, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, tiny scuff top of spine, small mark front cover. This book tells in photos the early history, hardships and lifestyles of the early settlers. The photos from the work of William Henry Bunker, a gifted photographer, is a valuable record of early pioneering days on the Tablelands, Queensland, the development of the timber, dairying and agricultural industries, and the lives of the settlers. ISBN: 0958872104. Our Book No: 28042. $30 AUD.

61. Calcraft, Helen (1944). Uncle Dan's Bird Book (Profusely Illustrated). London: Harper of Holloway / D. Harper & Co. 47 pp. Hardback small, pictorial cover (gilt embossing), very good condition, colour & black & white photos, black & white & single-colour drawings, endpaper photo, map, slight wear spine ends, stickers, non-author written dedication to owner. Estimated date: 1944 (WorldCat). Cover and endpaper watercolour paintings are by noted bird artist C. F. Tunnicliffe (stated as exhibited in 1942 and 1943 respectively). The written dedication is dated 1945. Our Book No: 3872. $10 AUD.

62. 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, as new condition (in as new 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. $80 AUD.

63. Carlin, Scott (2000). Elizabeth Bay House: A History & Guide. Sydney, Glebe: Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. 104 pp. Paperback wide octavo, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, colour & black & white text-photos (some full-page). Details the history of Elizabeth Bay House, in Sydney's eastern suburbs, and its various occupants. Many illustrations, both of modern decor, and reproductions of historical paintings and sketches. ISBN: 0949753955. Our Book No: 23132. $12 AUD.

64. 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.

65. Carroll, Alison; Prest, Wilfrid (foreword) (1981). Graven Images in the Promised Land: A History of Printmaking in South Australia 1836 - 1981. Adelaide: Art Gallery of South Australia. 64 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, spine little torn at base (repaired), minor edgewear, bookplates. Exhibition catalogue of 136 prints in various media, organized in four sections: Propaganda and Other Devices the Colonial Years - The Age of Etching - The Relief Print and the Advent of Modernism - The Last Decades. With introductory essays to each section. ISBN: 0724357416. Our Book No: 15863. $12 AUD.

66. 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. $20 AUD.

67. Carter, Patricia; Gardner, Anne (artist) (1996). Illuminated Calligraphy: Design, Techniques, Gilding, Simple Borders, Borders with Flowers, Banners, Ribbons and Ropework, Stylistic Leaf Borders (Reprint ed). Tunbridge Wells, Kent: Search Press. 64 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour lettering, minor edgewear, minor scratch spine, front cover corner tips little creased. Well-known illuminator and miniaturist Patricia Carter shows you how to create over 40 beautiful illuminated borders for calligraphy. The materials required, page design, use of colour, the techniques of decorating letters and applying gold leaf are all simply shown with full-colour illustrations throughout. This very helpful book offers inspiration to both the novice and the more experienced calligrapher. ISBN: 0855326425. Our Book No: 27326. $10 AUD.

68. Carter, Paul; Lewis, Ruark (1999). Depth of Translation: The Book of Raft. Melbourne, Burnley: NMA Publications. 148 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, covers lightly rubbed, base spine lightly bumped. (Limited edition of 1000 copies.) This book is a reflection and commentary by both writers on "Raft", an artwork by Lewis in the Art Gallery of NSW, representing translated words (myths) from the Arrennte people. Two forms of translation emerge. The first is literal, ie, translation of Aboriginal texts that reflect Carl Strehlow (the missionary anthropologist) and his son (Ted, the Aboriginal classicist). The second is evocative - eg, it marks the blurred boundaries between Carl's secular agony and sacred epiphany. ISBN: 0957754906. Our Book No: 13334. $25 AUD.

69. Castle, Christine; Peters, Lynda (2007). Textiles and Design: Preliminary and HSC (1st stated ed). Melbourne: Cengage Learning. 416 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book has been written for senior textiles students in New South Wales. The book provides detailed information on every aspect of the Preliminary and HSC Syllabus. The only text of its kind available, it features fresh case studies and a beautiful, highly visual design. ISBN: 9780170133111. Our Book No: 27855. $20 AUD.

70. 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.

71. Chaloupka, George (1982). Burrunguy, Nourlangie Rock. [Darwin]: Northart. 40 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition, pictorial cover (in very good dustjacket), text-illustrations, map front endpapers, rear endpapers illustrated, minor foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear), edges lightly rubbed. (Estimated date, 1982, Trove catalogue.) Burrunguy, also called Nourlangie Rock, is probably the best known as well as one of the most important features 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 to be found there. ISBN: 094969200X. Our Book No: 25951. $14 AUD.

72. 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.

73. 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.

74. Clark, Jane; McCaughey, Patrick (essay) (1987). Sidney Nolan, Landscapes & Legends: A Retrospective Exhibition: 1937 - 1987 (1st ed). Sydney, The Rocks: International Cultural Corporation of Australia. 176 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white & text-photos, covers lightly rubbed, bottom corner tips few pages little worn, minor edgewear. 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. $20 AUD.

75. 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.

76. Clarke, Jean; Haynes, Alison (2012). Flowering Wonderfully: The Botanical Legacy of Janet Cosh. Wollongong, NSW: Janet Cosh Herbarium, University of Wollongong. 100 pp. Paperback square octavo, very good condition, colour photos & drawings (some full-page), minor edgewear corners. This very special biography is about Janet Cosh (1901 - 1989) who lived in Moss Vale in the Southern Highlands of NSW from 1935. After she injured her shoulder which stopped her passion for golf, she put her energies into the pursuit of botany. Janet became a local expert. When she died she left substantial funds to the University of Wollongong that enabled it to establish a regional Herbarium named the "Janet Cosh Herbarium". Compiled by Clarke and Haynes. ISBN: 9781741282085. Our Book No: 27686. $40 AUD.

77. 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.

78. 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.

79. 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.

80. Connell, Margaret (1990). Where the Wildflowers Bloom: An Artist's Outback Journey (1st ed). 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). This book is 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. $25 AUD.

81. Cottler, Joseph (1946). Man With Wings: The Story of Leonardo da Vinci (Reprint ed). London: George G. Harrap. 174 pp. Hardback dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white drawings, faint foxing edges, tiny ink mark front flyleaf, boards lightly marked, corners bumped, small ink stain bottom edge jacket (edge tears, flap clipped, few tiny pieces missing edges), sticker front pastedown, minor edgewear, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. The author devotes most of his book to 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. $18 AUD.

82. Cotton, William; Burnet, John (editor); Barry, Redmond (bookplate, autograph) (1856). Sir Joshua Reynolds and His Works: Gleanings from His Diary, Unpublished Manuscripts, and from Other Sources. London / Plymouth: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts / Paul & Dominic Colnaghi. 278 + 24 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good plus condition, original cloth cover (embossed), full-page portrait engravings (includes frontispiece, with toned tissue guard), black & white drawings & vignettes (woodcuts, including foldout), book catalogue at rear, spine recased (retaining most of original cloth & gilt decoration, spine faded), pages faintly toned, edges lightly foxed, top edge untrimmed, two bookplates, owner's written names. A biography of Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723 - 1792), an influential 18th-century English painter, noted for portraits. He promoted the "Grand Style" (Grand Manner) in painting which refers to an idealized aesthetic style derived from Italian classical art. Reynolds who gave currency to the term through his "Discourses on Art", a series of lectures presented at the Royal Academy from 1769 to 1790, in which he contended that painters should perceive their subjects through generalization and idealization. He was a founder and first president of the Royal Academy of Arts, and was knighted by George III in 1769. A 120-page catalogue of his works was intended to be included in this book, but will now be published later. William Cotton is from Oxford University. NOTE: Bookplate and autograph of Redmond Barry (Melbourne lawyer & philanthropist), plus large bookplate and autograph of H. Desbrowe Annear. Our Book No: 16368. $130 AUD.

83. Coulter-Smith, Graham (2002). The Postmodern Art of Imants Tillers: Appropriation en Abyme, 1971 - 2001 (1st ed). Southampton / London: Southampton Institute / Paul Holberton Publishing. 224 + 41 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, black & white drawings & text-photos, covers little rubbed & scratched, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book examines the parallel yet highly original evolution of Australia's leading appropriationist, Imants Tillers. The author argues that whereas the New York School was predominantly based on the appropriation of mass media imagery, from 1975 onwards Tillers turned to the appropriation of fine art imagery. Appendices A & B (41 pages). ISBN: 1874011494. Our Book No: 27768. $28 AUD.

84. Coveny, Christopher (1883). Twenty Scenes from the Works of Dickens Designed & Etched by Christopher Coveny (1st ed) [Etchings from Dickens by Christopher Coveny]. Sydney: Thos. (Thomas) H. Fielding / Printed by John Sands. 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. Our Book No: 14834. $400 AUD.

85. 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.

86. Cunningham, Liz (editor); Melano, Anne (editor) (1993). Marmalade's Book of Cats: Australian Writing and Art. Sydney: Marmalade Press. 198 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), full-page black & white & colour photos, black & white drawings & cartoons, minor edgewear. (Estimated date: 1993, Trove catalogue.) This beautiful book with the many art works featuring cats is a selection of material received from Australians whose interest in cats varies from utter devotion to cool intrigue. There are paintings, poems, cartoons and commentary, sketches and stories to dip into at your leisure. (Illustrations include pencil drawings, etchings, photos, pastels, fabric pictures, acrylics, oils, watercolours, screen prints, pen drawings.). ISBN: 0646145770. Our Book No: 20343. $20 AUD.

87. 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.

88. 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, minor 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.

89. Darby, Garry; Dunstan, Alan R. (1988). The Photographs of Joseph Brokenshire 1877 - 1947: An Exhibition of His Photographs Rockdale Town Hall Monday 6th June to Sunday 19th June, 1988 (1st ed). Sydney, Rockdale: Rockdale Municipal Council / Rockdale Bicentennial Community Committee. 33 pp. Paperback small quarto, thin card covers, stapled, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, lightly creased spine, corner tips covers slightly bent, light foxing few pages, staples slightly rusted, covers & spine little rubbed. This booklet was published as part of the photo exhibition which was an Australian Bicentennial activity. The photos are taken in Sans Souci and Broken Hill. The biography is about an unknown photographer who lived and worked in these two locations. An interesting look at local history and tells the story of the person who took the photos. The photos make this booklet a valuable addition to any Australian history collection. ISBN: 0731630718. Our Book No: 28375. $10 AUD.

90. Dau, Mary J.; Meiklejohn, Les (text) & Brixey, Peter (assistance) (1982). Wandering Around Warwick: Drawings in Pen and Wash (1st ed). Warwick, QLD: Warwick and District Tourist Association. Unnum pp. Paperback oblong quarto, card covers, very good condition, drawings, minor edgewear. This very special book, with the life-like pen and wash drawings by Mary Dau, has been published to draw attention to the heritage surrounding Warwick, Queensland. The book is a followup to an earlier sketchbook released in 1977 by the Tourist Association to coincide with the celebrations of the 150th anniversary of the discovery of the Darling Downs by Allan Cunningham. Our Book No: 26668. $30 AUD.

91. 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.

92. de Berquelle, Raymond (1986). Australia: Photographic Essays 1965 - 1985 (1st ed). 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.

93. 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.

94. 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.

95. Derrida, Jacques; Bennington, Geoff (translator) & McLeod, Ian (translator) (1987). The Truth in Painting (1st English ed). Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 386 pp. Paperback octavo, good plus condition, black & white drawings, spine ends lightly bumped, tiny scuff top spine, small creases covers, some edgewear corners. The four essays in this book, translated from French, constitute the author's most explicit and sustained reflection on art work as pictorial artefact, a reflection partly by way of philosophical aesthetics. ISBN: 0226143236. Our Book No: 27800. $20 AUD.

96. Didi-Huberman, Georges; Hartz, Alison (translator) (2003). Invention of Hysteria: Charcot and the Photographic Iconography of the Salpetriere (1st translated ed). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. 373 pp. Paperback small quarto, good plus condition, black & white photos, tiny mark fore-edge last few pages, minor edgewear corners, green texta highlighting few pages, faint old price marks flyleaf. Heavy. Traces the intimate and reciprocal relationship between the disciplines of psychiatry and photography in the late 19th century. The photos were taken at the Salpetriere Hospital, the notorious Parisian asylum for the insane and incurable women. The medical teacher and clinician Jean-Martin Charcot directed the taking of the photos, many of which are reproduced in this book. ISBN: 0262541807. Our Book No: 28147. $20 AUD.

97. 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.

98. Drury, Nevill (1994). Echoes from the Void: Writings on Magic, Visionary Art and the New Consciousness. Bridport, Dorset / Sydney: Prism Press / Unity Press. 189 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos of drawings, faint toning edges, minor edgewear. Includes a chapter on the supernatural world of Rosaleen Norton. ISBN: 185327089X. Our Book No: 22640. $13 AUD.

99. 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.

100. 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.

101. 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.

102. 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.

103. Dutton, Ninette (2000). Home: A Journey of Discovery and Fulfilment (1st ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 264 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, tiny chip top spine, few minor dents & scratches covers, edges & pages lightly toned. 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. $14 AUD.

104. 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. $100 AUD.

105. Edwards, Ron (1987). Cats (Unstated 1st ed). Kuranda, QLD: Rams Skull Press. Unnum 44 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, card cover (plate laid down), black & white drawings, spine lightly faded. Well-executed drawings of the feline form, supplemented by rhyming verse. ISBN: 0909901694. Our Book No: 10811. $10 AUD.

106. 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.

107. Erickson, Rica (2005). A Naturalist's Life (1st ed). Perth, Crawley: University of Western Australia Press. 144 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos & drawings, colour photos, minor edgewear jacket (bottom edge rear creased, two tiny dents near spine). (No 41 of a deluxe edition of 300 copies - unsigned because Rica broke her wrist.) 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: 1920694439. Our Book No: 23741. $24 AUD.

108. Erlande-Brandenburg, Alain (1989). The Lady and the Unicorn: A Study (La Dame a la Licorne) (Unstated 2nd, reprint ed). Paris: Editions de la Reunion des Musees Nationaux. 83 pp. Paperback quarto, glossy card covers (with flaps), very good condition, black & white & colour photos (many full-page), minor edgewear. (English language edition.) "La Dame a la Licorne" is one of the most famous tapestry sets in the world. The author is the curator of the museum where it is held. Six large tapestries, with radiant vermilion ground sprinkled with cut flowers, illustrate six allegories of the senses (sight, hearing, taste, touch, smell, a mon seul desir). Discovered in the 19th century in the chateau de Boussac (Creuse), they became part of the museum collection in 1882. The artist, a French painter, remains unknown. ISBN: 2711822826. Our Book No: 22163. $16 AUD.

109. 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. ISBN: 0954557298. Our Book No: 22604. $38 AUD.

110. 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.

111. 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.

112. Fischer, Henry George; Acheson Wallace, Lila (curator) (1979). Ancient Egyptian Calligraphy: A Beginner's Guide to Writing Hieroglyphs (1st ed). New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art. 63 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white figures, pages faintly toned, edges lightly foxed, jacket lightly toned & foxed (chipped, few closed tears, spine faded), spine ends & rear cover lightly rubbed. Aims to provide beginning students with step-by-step guidance in drawing hieroglyphs, and secondly, to supplement the observations of Gardiner in the Sign List at the back of his Egyptian Grammar. There are 24 of the common forms of "alphabetic" (monoconsonantal) signs, and a selection of other signs that are either difficult to draw or that call for additional comment - a total of about 200 in all. Comparative material, emphasizing Old Kingdom models, is presented in 165 line drawings. ISBN: 0870991981. Our Book No: 28845. $25 AUD.

113. Flanagan, Richard (2002). Gould's Book of Fish: A Novel in Twelve Fish (1st small p/b ed). Sydney: Picador / Pan Macmillan. 445 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, colour drawings at rear, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. First small paperback edition. A work of fiction about a convict, William Buelow Gould, condemned to the most feared penal colony in the British Empire (Van Diemen's Land) and there ordered to paint a book of fish. (Originally published, 2001.). ISBN: 0330363786. Our Book No: 25722. $10 AUD.

114. 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, minor 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.

115. Flood, Josephine (1997). Rock Art of the Dreamtime (1st ed). Sydney, Pymble: Angus & Robertson. 372 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good plus condition, black & white & colour text-photos and drawings, maps, figures, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book is the first overview of Australian Aboriginal rock art written by an archaeologist for nearly 40 years. A fascinating, authoritative overview of recent research, dating techniques and discoveries, and discusses the problems and perplexities that continue to baffle and fascinate archaeologists. Some of the relatively unknown body of rock art is published here for the first time. Illustrated with colour and monochrome plates and many line drawings, this very readable book will appeal to the general reader and students. ISBN: 0207189080. Our Book No: 27573. $28 AUD.

116. Fraser, Harry (1994). The Electric Kiln (1st ed) [Ceramics Handbooks]. London: G+B Arts International. 128 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white & colour text-photos, black & white drawings, minimal foxing fore-edge, few marks rear of flyleaf & title page, faint toning edges & endpapers. (Distributed in Australia by Craftsman House.) In this book, the author clearly explains how to install an electric kiln and what to do if something goes wrong with it. The book is also a guide on how to make the best use of the kiln to achieve the desired results. ISBN: 976641033X. Our Book No: 26157. $15 AUD.

117. Freeman, Julian (1998). Art: A Crash Course (1st ed). London: Simon & Schuster. 143 pp. Hardback 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.

118. Fullbrook, Sam; Goddard, Angel (2014). Sam Fullbrook: Delicate Beauty. Brisbane: Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art. 88 pp. Paperback small quarto, illustrated thick card covers (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour paintings (mostly full-page), black & white photo of artist at rear. This book has been published for 'Sam Fullbrook: Delicate Beauty', an exhibition organised by the Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), held in Brisbane on 5 April - 10 August 2014. This catalogue features some of Fullbrook's most important portraits, landscapes and racetrack paintings, with a focus on works when the artist resided in southeast Queensland. Well-illustrated and featuring an interview with the artist by John Cruthers, this is the first substantial publication of the intimate and highly individual works of Sam Fullbrook to be produced by a state gallery in almost two decades. ISBN: 9781921503634. Our Book No: 27762. $30 AUD.

119. 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.

120. 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.

121. 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.

122. 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.

123. 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 plus condition, colour illustrations, minor 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 will delight children and adults. A very special book for book and cat lovers everywhere. ISBN: 0486257843. Our Book No: 22953. $10 AUD.

124. 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. $20 AUD.

125. Geddes, Anne (1994). The Twelve Days of Christmas (1st NZ ed). Auckland: Moa Beckett Publishers. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition, pictorial cover (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour photos, few tiny dents front cover jacket (minor edgewear), old price marks. First New Zealand edition. A very special children's picture book which captures the true spirit of Christmas. Australian-born photographer Anne Geddes is well-known for her delightful designs featuring babies. An illustrated rendition of the Christmas song, with babies enacting the twelve days. ISBN: 1869581164. Our Book No: 23128. $14 AUD.

126. 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), full-leather cover, original leather-covered boards (scratched, moderate edgewear), presumed new leather spine (raised bands, green title label, gilt motifs & title), new endpapers, very good condition, 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. Our Book No: 14789. $240 AUD.

127. 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.

128. 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. $30 AUD.

129. Gleeson, James (1977). Colonial Painters 1788 - 1880 (Reprint ed) [Australian Painting Studio Series]. Sydney: Lansdowne / Australian Art Library. Unnum pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour reproductions, small mark fore-edge, minor edgewear. Reproductions of early Australian art works. ISBN: 0701809809. Our Book No: 25655. $14 AUD.

130. Godden, Christine (editor) (1978). CSR Pyrmont Refinery Centenary 1978 Photography Project (1st ed). Sydney, Paddington: Australian Centre for Photography / CSR Limited. 85 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, top corner rear cover & few pages little worn, few light scratches covers, light wear along spine, light foxing & toning some pages & inside covers. This book is a record of "The CSR Photography Project", which shows Pyrmont and its people in 1978, the centenary year of the local CSR Refinery. Elizabeth Riddell wrote the brief historical sketch of 100 years of sugar refining activities at Pyrmont. ISBN: 0909339015. Our Book No: 26460. $20 AUD.

131. 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.

132. Gore, Da'Vella; Keown, Wallace (drawings) (1998). This Blessed Life (1st ed). Wanaka, NZ: Da'Vella Gore / Distributed by D. Gibb. 124 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, black & white & colour photos, black & white drawings, tiny corner tip creased covers. 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. ISBN: 047305602X. Our Book No: 20672. $15 AUD.

133. 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.

134. 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 plus condition, black & white drawings, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. ISBN: 0486236943. Our Book No: 14967. $13 AUD.

135. 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.

136. 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.

137. 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.

138. Gregory, Richard (editor); Harris, John (editor); Heard, Priscilla (editor); Rose, David (editor) (1995). The Artful Eye (Softback Preview ed). Oxford: Oxford University Press (OUP). 434 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, figures, colour paintings. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. (A book club edition that does not have a printed ISBN.) A very interesting look at the nature of visual perception, as explored by artists, scientists and psychologists. This is a richly illustrated book suitable for students or general readers. Our Book No: 21131. $20 AUD.

139. 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.

140. 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.

141. Gunther, Dr Jorn; Ferrini, Bruce P. (1997). Recent Acquisitions: Medieval & Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts. Hamburg, Germany / Akron, OH: Dr. Jorn Gunther / Bruce P. Ferrini. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback folio, laminated illustrated covers, stapled, very good plus condition, colour illustrations, front cover little scratched. Bookseller's catalogue from Jorn Gunther. The catalogue includes miniatures and the illuminated manuscript of the Portolan Atlas of the Atlantic and Mediterranean Coasts, in Italian. Our Book No: 28686. $35 AUD.

142. 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.

143. 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.

144. Habel, Norman (editor); Elders, Rainbow Spirit & Corowa, Jasmine (artist) (2000). Rainbow Spirit in Creation: A Reading of Genesis 1. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press. Unnum pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour photos (paintings). The delightful paintings and accompanying text seek to capture the creation story in the Bible (Genesis 1), through the eyes of the (Aboriginal) Rainbow Spirit Elders from Queensland. Corowa is a Christian Aboriginal artist from Queensland, and is the daughter of a rainbow spirit elder. Habel is professor of Hebrew Bible at the Lutheran Theological College, Adelaide. ISBN: 0814627161. Our Book No: 4123. $20 AUD.

145. Hamilton, James (1994). Wood Engraving & the Woodcut in Britain c.1890 - 1990 (1st ed). London: Barrie & Jenkins. 224 pp. Hardback 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.

146. Hardouin-Fugier, Elizabeth; Grafe, Etienne; Mitchell, Peter (editor) (1996). The Flower Painters: An Illustrated Dictionary. North Dighton, MA: JG Press. 344 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white drawings, colour illustrations (some full-page), minor 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.

147. 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.

148. 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.

149. 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, minor 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.

150. 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.

151. 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.

152. Hasluck, Nicholas; Koch, C. J. (1985). Chinese Journey (1st ed). Perth, Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press. 51 pp. Paperback large oblong quarto, card covers, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, minor edgewear jacket, faint foxing last page. This book is a vivid, impressionistic journey into contemporary China by two of Australia's foremost writers. The authors 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. ISBN: 0909144990. Our Book No: 24351. $45 AUD.

153. 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.

154. Henry, Simon (1997). The Basic Guide to Japanese Woodblock Print Artists. Sydney: Simon Henry. 140 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings & script, tiny mark fore-edge last page, rear cover lightly scratched, minor edgewear. This book has been constructed to serve as a simple "quick find" Japanese woodblock print artist reference manual. It is work devoted entirely to what can be confirmed of the Ukiyo-e Era. ISBN: 0646316419. Our Book No: 25109. $20 AUD.

155. Herniman, Barry (2007). Successful & Creative Washes: Watercolour Tips and Techniques (1st ed). Tunbridge Wells, Kent: Search Press. 96 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour text-illustrations, minor edgewear. This book has numerous exercises to improve your techniques, and five full step-by-step demonstrations, including a sky study, a river scene and a mountain landscape. ISBN: 9781844481484. Our Book No: 26937. $17 AUD.

156. Hewitt, Helen Verity (2002). Patrick White, Painter, Manque: Paintings, Painters and Their Influence on His Writing. Melbourne: Miegunyah Press / Melbourne University Press (MUP). 181 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour photos (including paintings), minor edgewear jacket, few tiny marks fore-edge. This original and revealing book is the first study of this potent source in Patrick White's life. It traces the influence of 20th-century Australian artists, and of European modernist and romantic artists, in his life and work. ISBN: 0522850324. Our Book No: 26177. $20 AUD.

157. 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.

158. 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.

159. 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.

160. 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. The author is an experienced artist, author and teacher who is passionate about art education. ISBN: 184330600X. Our Book No: 28522. $15 AUD.

161. 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. The author is an experienced artist, author and teacher who is passionate about art education. ISBN: 1845370503. Our Book No: 28642. $12 AUD.

162. 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 to owner), 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. ISBN: 0731678311. Our Book No: 6638. $50 AUD.

163. Holden, Robert (1986). Ginger Meggs Souvenir Book (A Birthday Celebration for Ginger Meggs: Congratulations to the Little Aussie Battler!). Sydney: James Hardie Library / Blaxland Gallery, Grace Bros. 12 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, pictorial card cover (stapled), colour photos (cartoons), minor edgewear. Pamphlet to accompany am exhibition in the Blaxland Gallery, Grace Bros, Sydney. Our Book No: 16738. $20 AUD.

164. Holden, Robert (1988). Photography in Colonial Australia: The Mechanical Eye and the Illustrated Book (1st ed). Sydney, Potts Point: Horden 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.

165. 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.

166. 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.

167. 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.

168. Hopwood, Graham (1955). Art Student's Handbook (1st ed). Victoria: Graham Hopwood. 96 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers, good plus condition, black & white drawings & text-photos, minor edgewear, edges lightly foxed, crease bottom edge cover & few pages, pages lightly toned, minor insect damage front cover & first page. 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. $20 AUD.

169. 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.

170. 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.

171. 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.

172. 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.

173. 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.

174. 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.

175. 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.

176. 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.

177. 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, minor 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.

178. Jackson, Holbrook (1939). The Eighteen Nineties: A Review of Art and Ideas at the Close of the Nineteenth Century [1890s]. Harmondsworth: Pelican Books / Penguin Books. 279 pp. Paperback dustjacket, card covers, very good condition (in good dustjacket), top edge lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, tiny piece missing top spine rear cover jacket (small edge tears, flap corners creased). (Originally published, 1913.) Examines the events in the art and literary world at the close of the 19th century. A nice old Pelican with its very own separate cover to add to an existing collection. Our Book No: 21733. $10 AUD.

179. 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.

180. 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.

181. Kauffmann, Jean-Paul; Clancy, Patricia (translator) (2004). The Angel of the Left Bank. New York: Random House. 225 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, colour plates. The story and cultural context of Delacroix's famous painting "Jacob Wrestling with the Angel." Has colour plate of the masterpiece, and a three-dimensional view of Saint-Sulpice. ISBN: 0812970861. Our Book No: 20116. $10 AUD.

182. 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, minor edgewear, top corner rear cover & last twelve pages creased, bottom corner rear cover little bent, top of spine bumped. 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.

183. Kenyon, Therese (1995). Under a Hot Tin Roof: Art, Passion and Politics at the Tin Sheds Art Workshop. Sydney: State Library of New South Wales Press (SLNSW Press). 152 pp. Paperback square quarto, very good condition, peephole cover, black & white & colour text-photos, minor edgewear. About the people who came together to set up a living studio, a creative place, a place for experimentation, a home for a multitude of visual art practices. It shows how alternative lifestyles, art education and political ideals unfolded within the framework of the recent history of both the University of Sydney and this on-campus contemporary Australian art gallery. ISBN: 0730589331. Our Book No: 24820. $25 AUD.

184. 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.

185. King, Suzanne (2005). Adventures of Penny and Motto the Persians (1st ed). Dural, NSW: Suzanne King. 573 pp. Hardback dustjacket, pictorial cover, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white & colour drawings, colour photos, minor 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. ISBN: 073166373X. Our Book No: 24440. $25 AUD.

186. Kloet, Christine (1977). After Alice: A Hundred Years of Children's Reading in Britain. London: Library Association. 63 pp. Paperback small quarto, glossy card covers, very good condition, colour plates (including frontispiece), black & white drawings, minor foxing top edge, few tiny scratches & creases, 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, corner tips pages slightly bent, owner's written name. This book is 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. $15 AUD.

188. Knight, Katherine (2013). Passion Purpose Meaning: Arts Activism in Western Sydney. Sydney, Ultimo: Halstead Press. 274 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, small mark fore-edge, minor edgewear. This book is about the history of arts activism in Sydney's west. The author who has spent decades in western Syney in the thick of the culture, records the area's rich variety of artistic expression. ISBN: 9781920831578. Our Book No: 28540. $35 AUD.

189. Kolenberg, Hendrick; Mortimer, Niki (editor) & Thompson, Jennifer (editor) (2005). Limited Editions Arthur Boyd in Print: A Bundanoon Travelling Exhibition. West Cambewarra, NSW: Bundanon Trust. 64 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers, very good plus condition, colour & black & white paintings, minor 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. $36 AUD.

190. Krausmann, Rudi; Whiteley, Brett (illustrator) (1975). From Another Shore. Sydney: Wild & Woolley. 80 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, autograph (author's written dedication). A first prose collection by a writer who lives on Scotland Island, north of Sydney. A critic stated: "steeped in a Germanic and European tradition of literature ... tense with the contradictions and confrontations he feels towards the fresh raw sensibility of Australian life and culture" Refreshingly illustrated (11 full-page drawings) by the cult artist Brett Whiteley. ISBN: 090933109X. Our Book No: 13047. $14 AUD.

191. Krippner, Stanley (1980). Human Possibilities: Mind Exploration in the USSR and Eastern Europe (1st ed). New York: Anchor Press / Doubleday & Company. 334 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), bottom edge lightly coloured, fore-edge untrimmed, top edge slightly foxed, reverse side jacket lightly toned (few tiny edge tears), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. The work of an international array of scientists who have, in recent years probed the vast and relatively unexplained realm of the human mind, with a focus on communist countries of Russia and Eastern Europe. ISBN: 0385128053. Our Book No: 24430. $15 AUD.

192. Laing, Jennifer (1996). The Complete Book of Teddy Bear Artists in Australia and New Zealand: A Who's Who of Bear Artists in the Antipodes (1st ed). Burra Creek, NSW: Sally Milner. 81 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, colour text-photos, few tiny bumps bottom edge, minor bump corner tip front cover. This beautiful book profiles more than 70 artists and includes over 200 superb colour photographs of their work. This is a very useful and informative resource for bear lovers and collectors everywhere. ISBN: 186351189X. Our Book No: 20831. $14 AUD.

193. Lambert, Amy (1977). Thirty Years of an Artist's Life: The Career of G. W. Lambert, A.R.A. (2nd ed). Sydney, Artarmon: Australian Artist Editions. 229 + 10 plates pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos (including frontispiece), black & white plates, black label with gilt title on spine, bottom corners covers little bumped, minor edgewear jacket (laminate coating lifting, flap clipped, little scratched, & rubbed, front flap creased). This is the story of George Washington Thomas Lambert who was born in St. Petersburg, September 13th, 1873, of a legally undefined nationality. He later became Australia's foremost artist. The book was written by his wife Amy, 200 copies were printed in 1938 of which a large number were lost at sea on the way to England during the Second World War. In 1963, the author wanted her book to be reprinted just as it was first published. The publisher suggested a few more plates be added to illustrate some of George's work. In 1977 Bloxham and Chambers were commissioned to reprint 1000 copies of the book for the Australian Artist Editions. ISBN: 0959839526. Our Book No: 28895. $30 AUD.

194. 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.

195. Laming, Annette (1959). Lascaux: Paintings and Engravings (1st ed). Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. 208 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white plates, black & white drawings, pages lightly toned, minor spinewear. The famous prehistoric paintings and engravings in a French cave. Our Book No: 20641. $10 AUD.

196. Landon, Carolyn (2015). Banksia Lady: Celia Rosser, Botanical Artist. Melbourne, Clayton: Monash University Publishing. 241 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour & sepia (brown-tinted photos), colour drawings, tiny tear bottom edge last few pages, minor edgewear. This is the story of Celia Rosser, botanical artist, who dedicated her life to painting the entire genus of Banksia, the only artist to have done this. A three-volume florilegium produced by Celia has become one of the great books published in the 20th century. The story follows Celia's struggle to pursue her artistic passion while fulfilling the expectations that women of the 1950s would subordinate themselves as wives and mothers. This book also looks at the history of botanical illustration, botany, academia, gardens and their herbarium, and Australia's place in the changing shape of the world. ISBN: 9781922235800. Our Book No: 28991. $30 AUD.

197. Lane, Elizabeth (1986). Hal Gye: The Man and His Work (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 353 pp. Hardback 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.

198. 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.

199. Langer, Susanne K. (1951). Philosophy in a New Key: A Study in the Symbolism of Reason, Rite, and Art (Reprint ed). New York: Mentor / New American Library (NAL). 256 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, minor edgewear. These ideas about symbolism of reason, rite and art, tentatively expressed, promise to transcend the realm of aesthetics (an unfortunate current word), and lead us to a new philosophy of living form, living nature, mind, and some of the very deep problems of human society usually designated as ethical problems. Our Book No: 3221. $10 AUD.

200. 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. 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. $25 AUD.

201. Lee, Stan; Buscema, John (1984). How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way (Reprint ed). New York: Fireside. 160 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, cover corners tips little creased, minor edgewear. The author's have joined forces to create this encylopedia of how-to-draw your own comic strip. The graphic illustrations are from the artwork of Marvel comics, and the text is to assist, inspire and advise the apprentice artist on how to get started. ISBN: 9780671530778. Our Book No: 28981. $20 AUD.

202. 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, minor 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.

203. Lew, Henry R. (1987). Horace Brodzky. Melbourne: Henry R. Lew. 68 pp. Hardback large oblong quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos & drawings, full-page colour plates, top corner rear cover little faded & scuffed, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name front pastedown). (No 552 of a limited edition of 1000 autographed copies.) The life and career of Horace Brodzky, one of the earliest and greatest Australian artists to embrace the modern style of the 20th century (but little known to the public). Illustrated by 28 full-page colour plates of his striking paintings. ISBN: 0731601971. Our Book No: 23139. $50 AUD.

204. 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.

205. 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.

206. 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. $70 AUD.

207. Lindsay, Norman (1968). Rooms & Houses: An Autobiographical Novel (1st ed) [Rooms and Houses]. Sydney & London: Ure Smith. 318 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), original brown cloth cover, spine little faded jacket (flap clipped, reverse side faintly foxed), edges lightly foxed, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. 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: 12767. $25 AUD.

208. Lindsay, Norman (1970). My Mask: For What Little I Know of the Man Behind It: An Autobiography (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 245 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear & edge tears jacket. First edition. The autobiography of the controversial Australian novelist and artist. ISBN: 0207120498. Our Book No: 3679. $25 AUD.

209. Lindsay, Norman (1974). Norman Lindsay's Pen Drawings. Sydney: Ure Smith. 56 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white drawings, minor edgewear, owner's written name (small). This edition is a reproduction of 56 art works taken from a book published in 1931. It includes some of Norman Lindsay's finest work. and all the major series are represented: Dumas, Rabelais, Shakespeare, Decameron of Boccaccio, the Memoirs of Casanova, Petronius, and pastoral scenes. Includes essay by Lionel Lindsay. ISBN: 072540194X. Our Book No: 21780. $30 AUD.

210. Lindsay, Norman (1974). Norman Lindsay's Pen Drawings. Sydney: Ure Smith. 56 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white drawings, minor edgewear, copy 2. This edition is a reproduction of 56 art works taken from a book published in 1931. It includes some of Norman Lindsay's finest work. and all the major series are represented: Dumas, Rabelais, Shakespeare, Decameron of Boccaccio, the Memoirs of Casanova, Petronius, and pastoral scenes. Includes essay by Lionel Lindsay. ISBN: 072540194X. Our Book No: 21780A. $35 AUD.

211. Lindsay, Norman; Stewart, Douglas (introduction) (1975). Norman Lindsay's Cats (1st ed). Melbourne: Macmillan. Unnum 64 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, buff-coloured paper, top edge lightly foxed, edgewear jacket (chipped, little loss spine & corners, front cover scratched, sticker mark). A delightful collection of Lindsay's sketches of his cats. Text by an artist friend. Includes an essay by Douglas Stewart ("The artist as a cat fancier") and Norman Lindsay ("The cats of Springwood"). ISBN: 0333175611. Our Book No: 13726. $25 AUD.

212. Lindsay, Norman (1979). Centenary Exhibition of Graphic Art. Newcastle: Newcastle Region Art Gallery. 60 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-drawings, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear, covers & spine lightly foxed, spine & covers & pages lightly toned, small mark rear cover. This book has been published to mark the centenary of the birth of Norman Lindsay. The exhibition is presented by the Australian Gallery Directors' Council and the Newcastle Region Art Gallery with the assistance of the Visual Arts Board of the Australian Council. The exhibition started at the Newcastle Region Art Gallery July, 1979, and ended at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery December - January, 1980. ISBN: 0909115125. Our Book No: 28657. $20 AUD.

213. 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.

214. 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. $25 AUD.

215. 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. 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.

216. Lindsay, Norman; Bloomfield, Lin (editor) (1979). The World of Norman Lindsay (1st ed). Melbourne: Macmillan. 150 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, full-page colour photos, front flap jacket creased (minor edgewear). This illustrated volume was published to mark the centenary of the birth of Norman Lindsay in 1879 at Creswick, Victoria. Each contributor assesses a segment of his prodigious output: etchings, pen drawings, oils and watercolours, woodcuts and lithographs, novels and book illustrations, carvings and sculptures, and ship models. ISBN: 0333299965. Our Book No: 3969. $25 AUD.

217. Lindsay, Norman; Bloomfield, Lin (editor) (1983). The World of Norman Lindsay (1st p/b ed). Melbourne: Sun Books. 150 pp. Paperback small quarto, good plus condition, black & white & colour drawings (some full-page), spine faintly creased, minor edgewear, annotation rear flyleaf, owner's written name & date. Contains a rich selection of Norman Lindsay's artwork - much of which has not previously been reproduced - as well as numerous photographs taken from family albums and unpublished letters and manuscripts. ISBN: 0725104104. Our Book No: 15468. $20 AUD.

218. Lindsay, Norman; Bloomfield, Lin (editor) (1995). The World of Norman Lindsay (3rd ed). Sydney: Odana Editions. 158 pp. Paperback small quarto, as new condition, black & white & colour drawings & text-photos (some full-page), red lettering spine faded, autograph (editor's written name). Third edition. Contains a rich selection of Norman Lindsay's artwork - much of which has not previously been reproduced - as well as numerous photographs taken from family albums and unpublished letters and manuscripts. This third edition is updated and revised, and contains a new chapter and 20 different photographs. ISBN: 0908154402. Our Book No: 16834. $30 AUD.

219. 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.

220. Lindsay, Norman; Gold, Janet (illustrator) (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, owner's written name front pastedown, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. 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.

221. Lindsay, Norman; Wingrove, Keith (compiler) (1987). The Comic Art of Norman Lindsay. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 266 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white cartoons. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Contains almost 500 cartoons and joke illustrations, taken from the 50 years that Norman Lindsay worked for The Bulletin magazine, and for its monthly magazine The Lone Hand, and selected by his friend Keith Wingrove. ISBN: 0207155658. Our Book No: 15444. $60 AUD.

222. 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). (Copy no 25 of a limited edition of 100 autographed copies). 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. ISBN: 0959638520. Our Book No: 28578. $150 AUD.

223. 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. $25 AUD.

224. Lunn, Helen; Pugh, Clifton (illustrator) (1991). Digger's Mate. Melbourne, Flemington: Aird Books. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear & creasing. Delightful children's picture story based on a true story about an orphaned wombat being raised in the same family as a household dog. Clifton Pugh is one of Australia's foremost artists and a passionate conservationist. ISBN: 0947214178. Our Book No: 11164A. $12 AUD.

225. Lycett, Phyllis; Martin, Michael (1994). Abraham le Blond: Colour Printer 1819 - 1894. St Albans, Herts: Lycett Antiques / New Baxter Society. 96 pp. Hardback 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. $50 AUD.

226. MacAulay, Bettina; MacAulay, Desmond (2010). The Behan Legacy: The Stuartholme-Behan Collection of Australian Art. Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Art Museum. 164 pp. Paperback large quarto (with large flaps), very good condition, colour reproductions (some full-page), minor edgewear, top corners covers little bumped. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book accompanies the exhibition "The Behan Legacy: The Stuartholme-Behan Collection of Australian Art", 14 May - 12 September, 2010. This very special book and exhibition are a tribute to one of Queensland's noted philanthropists. The works of art that make up the collection were gifted by Dr Norman Behan in the 1960s to the Society of the Sacred Heart for exhibition at Stuartholme School in Toowong, Brisbane. In 1975, the Collection of 96 works was transferred on permanent loan to the University of Queensland. ISBN: 9781864999921. Our Book No: 28794. $45 AUD.

227. 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. Sydney: Legend Press. Unnum 48 pp. Hardback folio (33.0 x 26.0 cm), dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), yellow cloth cover, colour plates (paintings) tipped-in, bottom edge untrimmed, top edge little marked, edges jacket toned & little soiled (piece missing top spine, edge tears mostly small), base spine bumped, some edgewear, non-author written dedication. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. (No 293 of a limited edition of 1100 autographed copies.) The renowned Australian artist 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. Loosely inserted: greetings card (1p). Our Book No: 12596. $150 AUD.

228. 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.

229. 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, minor 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. $20 AUD.

230. Mars; Bonvoisin, Maurice (true name) (1892). Sable & Galet: Plages Normandes et Plages du Nord: de Cherbourg a Rosendael - Dunkerque. Paris: Librarie Plon. 72 pp. Hardback folio (32.0 x 25.5 cm), good condition, pictorial green cloth cover, colour & black & white drawings (some full-page), pages lightly toned, corners & spine ends bumped & worn, minor foxing, edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. (Estimated date, Worldcat.) Title in English: "Sand & Pebble (Normandy Beaches and Northern Beaches)". Drawings and humorous text on one side of page only. Fabulous drawings & cartoons (lithographs) of French beach scenes. By Maurice Bonvoisin (1849 - 1912), under the pseudonym Mars. Our Book No: 15673. $100 AUD.

231. 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 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. $24 AUD.

232. 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.

233. 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.

234. 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, minor 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.

235. 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.

236. 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.

237. McDonald, John (1992). Jeffrey Smart: Paintings of the 70s and 80s. Sydney, Roseville: Craftsman House. 168 pp. Hardback large square quarto, dustjacket (flaps all sides), very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour photos (paintings), black & white text-photos (including full-page frontispiece), minor edgewear (mostly bottom edge). Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A celebration of one of Australia's best known contemporary artists, by the art critic from the Sydney Morning Herald. The haunting and stark quality of his images have been described as surrealist, hyperrealist, a commentary on modern alienation, and as "Orwellian statements". Looking closely at the implications of two epithets that are often applied to Smart - his classicism and his taste for the absurd - sheds some new light on this wilfully mysterious artist. For each of Smart's paintings, one might adapt Sartre's description of Camus's novel, The Outsider: " a classical work, an orderly work, composed about the absurd and against the absurd". ISBN: 9768097019. Our Book No: 14265. $220 AUD.

238. 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.

239. 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.

240. 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.

241. 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.

242. 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. $25 AUD.

243. Mendelssohn, Joanna (1996). Letters & Liars: Norman Lindsay and the Lindsay Family. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 288 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. The Lindsay family of artists and writers, particularly artist & cartoonist Norman Lindsay, dominated Australian cultural life for much of the 20th century. Their lives have been mythologised as authentic Australian artistic heroes. However, based on family letters, unravels a very different story: an intriguing tale of personalities, lies, deceptions and some surprising revelations. ISBN: 0207182728. Our Book No: 26139. $20 AUD.

244. 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.

245. 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, minor 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.

246. 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.

247. Micklethwait, Lucy (1994). I Spy: Animals in Art (Reprint ed) [I Spy Series]. London: Collins. unnum 42 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, light creases covers, minor edgewear corners. This very special children's picture book has 20 important paintings with a different animal to spy in each one. This is a game for everyone to enjoy. Her own children helped her to choose the pictures in this book and the animals to spy. ISBN: 0006644074. Our Book No: 27560. $10 AUD.

248. Micklethwait, Lucy (2004). I Spy: An Alphabet in Art (Reprint ed) [I Spy Series]. London: Collins. Unnum 42 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear, light creases covers, faint foxing endpapers & inside covers, owner's written name inside front cover. This very special children's picture book has 26 important paintings with a different letter of the alphabet to spy in each one. This is a game for everyone to enjoy. The artists include Vermeer, Renoir and Magritte. ISBN: 0006641849. Our Book No: 27702. $15 AUD.

249. Millar, David P.; Hurley, Frank (photographer) (1984). From Snowdrift to Shellfire: Capt. James Francis (Frank) Hurley 1885 - 1962 (1st ed). Sydney: David Ell Press. 160 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, bottom edge lightly rubbed, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear jacket (few closed tears, few light scratches), tiny mark rear cover. (Limited edition of 2500 copies.) The adventures of Frank Hurley have been brought to life in his action-packed biography of one of Australia's most daring and important travelling photographers and film-makers. ISBN: 0908197594. Our Book No: 24937. $26 AUD.

250. Miller, Cameron; Falla, Dominique (1995). Woodlore (Reprint ed). Adelaide, Norwood: Omnibus Books / Scholastic Australia. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, full-page colour drawings (paintings), tiny bump bottom corner tip covers, light wear 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. ISBN: 1862911681. Our Book No: 20847. $10 AUD.

251. Miller, Mary Durack; Rutter, Florence (with) (1952). Child Artists of the Australian Bush. Sydney / London: Australasian publishing Co. / George G. Harrap. 80 + 36 pp. Hardback octavo, facsimile dustjacket, very good condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos (paintings, few in colour), some foxing page edges, minor edgewear, owner's written name. Widespread curiosity was evinced from an exhibition in London of remarkable paintings by untrained Aboriginal children living in a derelict sub-standard environment. This is a case study of these remarkable children from the Carrolup Native Settlement in southern Western Australia. There are 36 plates (4 in colour) collected at the back of the book, and another 8 within the text. The facsimile jacket is an exact copy of the original jacket. Our Book No: 16427. $80 AUD.

252. Mimmocchi, Denise (2012). Australian Symbolism: The Art of Dreams (1st ed). Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales. 158 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial cover, as new condition, colour photos (paintings, some full-page). A book to accompany an art exhibition investigating symbolist art in Australia, including works by artists who trained or lived overseas and drew directly from European Symbolist genres. Provides a fresh context for the work of some of the most well-known artists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, such as Rupert Bunny, Charles Conder, Bernard Hall, George Lambert, Sydney Long, Bertram Mackennal, Tom Roberts and Arthur Streeton - and brings to light some lesser known artists. ISBN: 9781741740769. Our Book No: 26160. $36 AUD.

253. 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.

254. Modjeska, Drusilla (1999). Stravinsky's Lunch (1st ed). Sydney: Picador / Pan Macmillan. 364 pp. Hardback 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.

255. 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.

256. 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.

257. 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, minor 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.

258. Morris, Edwin T. (1999). Scents of Time: Perfume from Ancient Egypt to the 21st Century (1st ed). New York / Munich: Metropolitan Museum of Art / Prestel Verlag. 111 pp. Hardback small square quarto, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white & colour text-photos & drawings. The materials that were held in the bottles and flasks of antiquity, shown on the pages of this beautiful book, are still part of modern perfumery. The many illustrations make this an ideal gift for anyone interested in the history of perfume. ISBN: 0870998986. Our Book No: 22162. $20 AUD.

259. 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.

260. Moss, Rod (2010). The Hard Light of Day: An Artist's Story of Friendships in Arrernte Country (1st ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 296 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, colour photos (paintings) at rear, black & white photos, minor edgewear. About artist Rod Moss who arrived in Alice Springs to teach painting. The book offers a rare insight into the reality of life in Central Australia, from the contours of the MacDonnell Ranges and the textures and sounds of Arrernte culture, to the endemic violence, alcoholism and ill-health that continue to devastate Aboriginal lives. He recalls the friendships and celebrates the enriching, transformative power of friendship. Illustrated with the authors' evocative paintings and photos, this book is an incredible journey into a world never shown in the mainstream media, and an artist's chronicle of the moments that have inspired him. ISBN: 9780702237744. Our Book No: 26584. $25 AUD.

261. Moss, Thelma (1976). The Probability of the Impossible: Scientific Discoveries and Explorations in the Psychic World (1st U.K. ed). London: Routledge Kegan Paul. 383 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos, rubber stamps. American medical psychologist and parapsychologist explores Kirlian photography and other psychic wonders. (Rubber stamp of the library of retired Australian parapsychologist, Harvey J. Irwin. Sticker announces publication delayed until 1977.). ISBN: 0710085206. Our Book No: 5888. $20 AUD.

262. 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, faint foxing edges, spine little faded, minor edgewear. Treasures in the State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW), including its art gallery. This book with over 100 colour and black & white reproductions, is the first illustrated work devoted entirely to the Library and is designed to show the extensive range of its wonderful collections. ISBN: 0725103345. Our Book No: 22125. $15 AUD.

263. Muecke, Stephen; Matthews, Grant (photographer) (1990). Desert Designs: 26 Knits by Aboriginal Artists. Sydney: Simon & Schuster. 100 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white patterns, colour text-photos (some full-page), minor marks inside front cover, minor edgewear. Bold, very colourful and authentic, these designs are the work of some very special artists, Jimmy Pike, Doris Gingingara and Deaggidditt. Drawing on the traditions of Australian Aboriginal culture, the artists have created designs which reflect their relationship with the land, their nomadic lifestyle and the whole spiritual realm known as 'the Dreaming'. The book has patterns for sweaters, cardigans and vests which are suitable for all standards of knitters. ISBN: 0731800672. Our Book No: 22061. $15 AUD.

264. Muir, Marcie (1982). A History of Australian Children's Book Illustration (1st ed). Melbourne: Oxford University Press. 160 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour drawings, minor edgewear jacket, faint foxing top edge. Heavy. The author traces the development of Australian children's book illustrations from the first books to mention Australia, which were published in Europe in the late eighteenth century, through to our current intricate and beautifully produced picture books. There is biographical information on children's book illustrators, and she looks at their particular style. This book would be a wonderful addition to any children's book collectors library. ISBN: 019554269X. Our Book No: 26281. $20 AUD.

265. Muir, Marcie; Liddle, David (photographer) (1977). Australian Children's Book Illustrators [Academy Series]. Melbourne: Sun Books. 78 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, full-page colour & black & white drawings & photos, minor edgewear & rubbing. A short survey of Australian children's book illustrators, including potted biographies of the main artists. Contains numerous beautiful full-page colour illustrations. ISBN: 072510256X. Our Book No: 7176. $14 AUD.

266. 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.

267. 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.

268. Murray-Smith, Stephen; Groves, Derham (preface) & McLaren, John (epilogue) (2001). The Most Famous of Englishmen: An Exclusive Englishmen. Melbourne, Carlton North: Black Jack Books. 17 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, card cover, colour plates tipped in (includes frontispiece), black & white text-photo, autograph (written dedication). No 6 of a limited edition of 130 copies. Autograph states: "For Elizabeth Paton, Sherlockian wishes, Derham Groves". An unpublished essay by Stephen Murray-Smith (editor of "Overland"), found amongst his papers after his death, about his visit in 1951 to the Sherlock Holmes exhibition at Abbey House, Baker Street, London. Two tipped-in colour linocuts are autographed beneath by Groves. Four written names final page (includes John Mclaren, Vane Lindesay, D. Groves.) A unique item. Our Book No: 15958. $100 AUD.

269. 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.

270. Naylor, Anne Therese (2013). Art from Adversity: A Life with Bipolar (1st ed). Carindale, QLD: Glass House Books. 192 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, colour reproductions, minor edgewear, black background front cover little rubbed. 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.

271. 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, minor 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. $15 AUD.

272. 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, minor edgewear. Covers many aspects of the history of wool. Produced to accompany an exhibition by the Historic Houses Trust of NSW in 1994. The many photos will be of interest to anyone learning about the history of wool. ISBN: 0949753513. Our Book No: 20739. $14 AUD.

273. Neville, Richard; Cumming, Helen (editor) (2013). Sir William Dixson: A Passion for Collecting. Sydney: State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW). 48 pp. Paperback small square quarto (with large flaps), card covers, as new condition, colour & sepia (brown-coloured) text-photos & drawings (some full-page). Dixson was a wealthy manufacturer and company director who used his spare time to collect significant items connected with NSW colonial society. He was a regular donor during his lifetime to the State Library and bequeathed all his total collection on his death. Documents is a small selection of his objects displayed in the State Library in 2013, including artist sketchbooks, coins, globes, period paintings, maps and many other antiquarian objects. ISBN: 0731372174. Our Book No: 16918. $15 AUD.

274. Newmarch, Ann (2011). This is the House that Peg Built (Reprint ed). Adelaide: Government of South Australia. Unnum 18 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, stapled, very good plus condition, colour illustrations, few black & white photos, colour photo at rear, screen print rear cover, minor edgewear. A children's picture story written by the author about her Aunt Peg. The story of Aunt Peg and her family of eight children is told by Ann inside the rear cover. This unique book, with strong artistic drawings (screen print on rear cover), would suit older children or adults who enjoy learning about people who make a difference just by being themselves. Our Book No: 27755. $20 AUD.

275. 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 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. This is the story 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. The author has traced Georgiana from her London art student days to her death in suburban Melbourne in 1890. This biography draws on much unpublished material - diaries, letters and other manuscripts to present a talented independent woman who lived in different social worlds and experienced personal tragedy as well as creative achievement. ISBN: 0522845134. Our Book No: 27282. $28 AUD.

276. 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.

277. 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, minor 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.

278. Nicholls, Gary; Hutchinson, Robert; Ostling, Geoffrey; Braye, Donna (2005). Marrickville Potteries: Fowlers, Diana & Studio Anna. Sydney: Marrickville Heritage Society. 40 pp. Paperback large quarto, stapled, card cover, as new condition. 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 (1954 - 1980s). ISBN: 0958077312. Our Book No: 15542. $30 AUD.

279. Nicholls, Gary; Hutchinson, Robert; Ostling, Geoffrey; Braye, Donna (2005). Marrickville Potteries: Fowlers, Diana & Studio Anna. Sydney: Marrickville Heritage Society. 40 pp. Paperback large quarto, stapled, card cover, as new condition, copy 2. 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 (1954 - 1980s). ISBN: 0958077312. Our Book No: 15542A. $30 AUD.

280. Norling, Robin (editor); Roach, Peter; Towle, Alexandra; Blackall, Simon; Zak, Drahos (illustrator) (1986). A Young Person's Guide to Art in Australia (1st ed). Melbourne: Macmillan. 48 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, pictorial cover, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), colour & black & white illustrations, minor edgewear jacket (tiny closed tear bottom corner, few tiny dents covers. This book for young adults covers the main aspects of Australian art. The changes that came about in the style, and how - in some cases - political and economic events determined the final pictures on canvas, are explained. The aim is to stimulate young readers to view paintings with an inquiring mind, with confidence and to know that the galleries and their contents belong to them. ISBN: 0333415426. Our Book No: 22193. $15 AUD.

281. 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), minor 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.

282. O'Brien, Siobhan (2004). A Life by Design: The Art and Lives of Florence Broadhurst. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 246 pp. Paperback trade (with flaps), very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. Biography of the eccentric and outspoken Australian artist, famous for her distinctive wallpaper designs. She was brutally murdered in Sydney in 1997. ISBN: 1741143985. Our Book No: 12949. $15 AUD.

283. 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. $200 AUD.

284. 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. $18 AUD.

285. 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.

286. 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.

287. 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.

288. 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.

289. 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. (Estimated date, 1988.) A charming children's story about a little boy's teddy bear who fell from the cart on his way home. All the 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 will delight young and old. ISBN: 0907159427. Our Book No: 27217. $14 AUD.

290. 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. $10 AUD.

291. Peart, John; Porter, Renee; Havilah, Lisa (project director) & Viravong, Sumana (editor) (2004). John Peart Paintings 1964 - 2004: A Campbelltown Arts Centre Travelling Exhibition. Sydney, Campbelltown: Campbelltown Arts Centre. 76 pp. Paperback small oblong quarto, very good condition, colour paintings (some full-page & fold-out), illustrated inside covers, corners covers little rubbed & worn, minor edgewear. Published in support of the John Peart Travelling Exhibition which toured during 2004-2006. After four decades John Peart is still a major figure in Australian painting. This exhibition catalogue displays his art works from across Australia, and shows his artistic talent and his important place in contemporary Australian painting. ISBN: 1875199381. Our Book No: 27753. $35 AUD.

292. 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.

293. Perkins, Hetti; Watson, Ken; Jones, Jonathan; Willsteed, Theresa (editor) (2006). Tradition Today: Indigenous Art in Australia (Revised ed). Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW). 204 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, map, black & white & colour text-photos, colour & black & white illustrations (most full-page). This well-illustrated book documents the 76 artists whose works of art are in the AGNSW's collections of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. This book gives a fresh look at the history and modern life of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Each essay draws on biographical accounts of an artist's life. ISBN: 9780734763440. Our Book No: 27763. $18 AUD.

294. 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.

295. 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 (cloth strip along spine), very good plus condition, typewritten text, figures, plates at rear. A dig by archeology students in Rozelle, a Sydney Inner West suburb, including description of the historic artifacts uncovered, mainly glass, pottery, bone and metal. ISBN: 094926900X. Our Book No: 12870. $25 AUD.

296. Pickett, Charles; Lomb, Nick (with) & Hutchinson, Jan (editor) (2001). Observer & 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 help to make this a very interesting way to learn about the fascinating observatory building and its purpose. ISBN: 1863170863. Our Book No: 28431. $30 AUD.

297. 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.

298. 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.

299. Potter, Beatrix (1987). The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin. Harmondsworth: Frederick Warne. 58 pp. Hardback very small, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour drawings. This is a tale about a tail - a tail that belonged to a little red squirrel, and his name was Nutkin. This is one of Beatrix potters beautiful stories with exquisite paintings that will appeal to children of all ages. ISBN: 0723234612. Our Book No: 20022. $10 AUD.

300. Potter, Beatrix (1989). The Tale of Benjamin Bunny. Harmondsworth: Frederick Warne. 58 pp. Paperback very small, very good plus condition, colour drawings. This is one of Beatrix Potter's beautiful stories with exquisite paintings that will appeal to children of all ages. ISBN: 0723234884. Our Book No: 20065. $10 AUD.

301. 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.

302. Preston, Margaret; Butler, Roger; Gillespie, Janie (with);Thorne, Judith (with), & Vine, Margaret (with) (1987). The Prints of Margaret Preston: A Catalogue Raisonne. Canberra: National Gallery of Australia (NGA) / Oxford University Press (OUP). 337 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white text-photos, frontispiece, covers little rubbed, crease in spine, tiny scuff top edge rear cover, few spots rubbed rear cover, minor edgewear, some biro annotation flyleaf. Heavy (1.5 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This comprehensive catalogue by Roger Butler, Curator of Australian Prints at the Australian National Gallery, illustrates and documents Margaret Preston's life-work as a printmaker, from her early etchings, c. 1916, to her last woodblock prints of the late 1950s. During this 40-year period, Margaret produced over 400 prints, including woodblock prints, screenprints, stencils and monotypes, which reflect not only the inventiveness and energy of this prolific artist, but also her continual striving to create a national art which was relevant to her time. This book has 237 colour plates and 136 black and white illustrations. This is the first time that Margaret Preston's printed oeuvre has been catalogued in its entirety. Loosely inserted: Travelling exhibition brochure, quarto, one folded sheet (6p.), colour & black & white illustrations, somewhat foxed. ISBN: 0195548655. Our Book No: 27760. $100 AUD.

303. Preston, Margaret; Edwards, Deborah; Peel, Rose & Mimmocchi, Denise (with) (2005). Margaret Preston (1st ed). Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales. 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 (2.10 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 et al. ISBN: 0734763735. Our Book No: 16089A. $240 AUD.

304. 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 photos of 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.

305. 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, minor 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.

306. 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.

307. Pugh, Clifton; Murray, James (1986). Clifton Pugh: Drought and Flood in Australia (1st ed). Melbourne: Gallery 499 / Roy Morgan Centre Pty Ltd. 74 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, colour illustrations, minor edgewear, cover corner lightly scuffed, covers little scratched, small dent top edge (remainder mark). This book tells the story of the cycle of life and death of Australia's animals in drought and flood. Paintings by Clifton Pugh, text by James Murray. This art exhibition has been arranged by Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide, Australia, and will represent Australia at Neiman-Marcus, Dallas, in the 1986 Sesquicentenary celebrations of Texas. The collection was first exhibited at Gallery 499, Melbourne, sponsored by B.H.P. Includes the artist's biography. ISBN: 0958830509. Our Book No: 26855. $15 AUD.

308. Purcell, Leigh (1982). 50th Anniversary: Sydney Harbour Bridge 1932 - 1982 [ENVELOPE & PHOTOS]. 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 (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. $15 AUD.

309. 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 text-drawings, minor edgewear. This book is 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.

310. Quilty, Ben (artist); Webster, Laura (exhibition curator); Nelson, Brendan (foreword) (2013). Ben Quilty: After Afghanistan. Canberra: Australian War Memorial. 62 pp. Paperback wide quarto, very good condition, colour paintings, black & cream drawings, minor edgewear, cover corners little bent, small mark title page. This book contains Ben Quilty's main artwork produced from his official war artist commission to Afghanistan in 2011. The exhibition has toured regional and metropolitan Australia. There is an exhibition checklist at the back of the book. This very special book also contains the artist's biography, and how he became involved with his soldier subjects as he painted their pictures. ISBN: 9781921353147. Our Book No: 16674. $30 AUD.

311. Ranicar-Breese, Julianna; Breese, Martin (1993). Edwardian Cats and Kittens [Cameo Collection of Print Books]. Swindon, Wilts: Cameo Editions / W. E. Associates. 64 pp. Paperback large square quarto, very good condition, full-page colour photos, minor edgewear. A delightful collection of paintings of cats in the Edwardian era in Britain. Paintings photographed by Martin Breese, consultant and introductory text by Julianna Ranicar-Breese. ISBN: 1858670063. Our Book No: 6778. $12 AUD.

312. 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.

313. Rees, Lloyd (1989). The Small Treasures of a Lifetime: Some Early Memories of Australian Art and Artists (Reprint ed). Sydney: Collins Press. 183 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, black & white portrait title page, colour reproductions, edges lightly foxed, corners front cover little scuffed, tiny dent front cover, minor edgewear. The noted Australian artist shares some of the small treasures of a lifetime, a lifetime that has spanned many of the important years in the development of art in Australia, particularly the 1920s and 1930s. This book was first published in 1969. This new edition contains several new colour plates as well as the drawings specially done for the original edition. ISBN: 0732224624. Our Book No: 28389. $15 AUD.

314. 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. $20 AUD.

315. 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.

316. 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), 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: 3832. $30 AUD.

317. 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.

318. 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.

319. 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. $15 AUD.

320. 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.

321. Robinson, Jenefer (2005). Deeper Than Reason: Emotion and Its Role in Literature, Music, and Art (1st ed). Oxford: Oxford University Press (OUP). 500g pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), figures, single black & white photo, minor edgewear jacket, two small faint marks bottom edge. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Examines modern psychological and neuroscientific research on the emotions, and brings them to bear on questions about our emotional involvement with the arts, literature and music. The author writes in a clear engaging style, and this book will appeal to anyone who is interested in the emotions and how they work. Also reinforces the invaluable role of the arts and humanities in our lives. ISBN: 0199263655. Our Book No: 28795. $35 AUD.

322. Robison, Jim (1997). Large-Scale Ceramics (1st ed) [Ceramics Handbooks]. London: G+B Arts International. 112 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white & colour text-photos, tiny dent fore-edge. (Distributed in Australia by Craftsman House.) Discusses matters that don't necessarily concern most ceramicists. These include: Size of kiln needed; manufacture over an extended period of time; designing for a specific site; assembling; weatherproofing and installation. ISBN: 9057035510. Our Book No: 22529. $15 AUD.

323. Rogers, Phil (1995). Throwing Pots (1st ed). London: G+B Arts International. 128 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover (lightly toned), very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, few tiny dents bottom edge, tiny bump bottom edge rear cover near spine. (Distributed in Australia by Craftsman House.) In this book the author goes through the basic principles of throwing, and in step-by-step illustrations shows how to make a wide range of pots from the simple bowl to the more complex forms of teapots and jugs. This book is designed to be used in conjunction with professional tuition and as a useful guide when practising alone. ISBN: 9766410348. Our Book No: 22531. $17 AUD.

324. 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, 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. ISBN: 0826455670. Our Book No: 12641. $20 AUD.

325. 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.

326. Russell, Ken (2000). Directing Films from Pitch to Premiere (1st ed). London: B. T. Batsford. 127 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white photos (some full-page), few small scratches covers, minor edgewear. About the main stages of film-making, including making a pitch for a project, screenwriting, casting, finding locations, costume design, principle photography, editing, and handling your cast and crew. The often hilarious stories of film-making over the years - both his and others - are entertaining and instructive. The book is suitable for film enthusiasts and film students. ISBN: 071348554X. Our Book No: 27093. $16 AUD.

327. 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.

328. Ryan, Judith; Akerman, Kim (with) (1993). Images of Power: Aboriginal Art of the Kimberley. Victoria: National Gallery of Victoria (NGV). 132 pp. Paperback large quarto, thick card covers (with flaps), very good condition, colour & black & white reproductions, frontispiece, rear cover lightly marked (white background), minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1993, Trove database.) The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) presents this exhibition to show the important work of artists working in the Kimberley district of northwestern Australia. ISBN: 0724101608. Our Book No: 28748. $30 AUD.

329. 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.

330. 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.

331. 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.

332. Sayer, Prue; Walls, Kay; Walls, Bill (illustrator);McComasa, Campbell (foreword), & Dunston, Don (introduction) (1984). Bendigo Foods & Moods (1st ed). Bendigo, VIC: Fine Arts Gallery. 64 pp. Hardback thin trade, no jacket, 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. $13 AUD.

333. Scarlett, Ken (1988). The Sculpture of John Davis: Places & Locations. Melbourne: Hyland House. 216 pp. Hardback square quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos (some full-page), front cover jacket scratched (spine lightly faded), minor edgewear. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Traces the evolution of the sculpture of John Davis from his first wood carvings while living in in Mildura (1960s), through many changes of style, until he became a major Australian sculptor exhibiting in Venice, Delhi, Tokyo and Los Angeles. This book coincides with a major exhibition of his works at the Heide Park and Art Gallery. ISBN: 0947062262. Our Book No: 15212. $60 AUD.

334. Schaule, Gunter (2000). Holtermann's Nugget (1st ed). Briar Hill, VIC: Indra Publishing. 168 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, base spine lightly bumped, pages faintly toned, tiny dent bottom edge front cover, minor edgewear. This historical novel is based on the life of the successful 19th-century miner, businessman, parliamentarian and photographer, Bernhardt Holtermann, who came to Sydney as a young man. He is most famous for finding a huge gold nugget at Hill End (NSW), and for his large heritage collection of photographic negatives. The rear cover has a small story by John Holterman, the great grandson of Bernard Otto Holtermann. ISBN: 0958580553. Our Book No: 28979. $15 AUD.

335. Shennan, Margaret; Pollock, Griselda (foreword) (2000). Berthe Morisot: The First Lady of Impressionism (1st p/b ed). Gloucestershire: Sutton Publishing. 342 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour plates, pages & edges lightly toned, bottom corners front cover & some pages little creased, minor edgewear. This acclaimed biography provides the definitive account of French artist Berthe Morisot's life, and restores her to her rightful place as the first lady of impressionism. ISBN: 0750923393. Our Book No: 26770. $15 AUD.

336. Sherwood, Patricia (2004). The Healing Art of Clay Therapy (1st ed). Melbourne, Camberwell: ACER Press. 120 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, single-colour & white text-photos, top corner rear cover creased, light crease top edge rear cover, minor edgewear corners. This handbook has step-by-step guidelines for working with clay in a therapeutic context. Based on the author's work as a clay therapist, this book describes the therapeutic steps and documents them with photos. The clay images are white on a brown background. ISBN: 0864316917. Our Book No: 28556. $100 AUD.

337. Shiga, Shigeo; Malnic, Jutta (photos) & Thompson, Bob (interviews) (1983). Shiga the Potter (1st ed). New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold. 75 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), full-page colour photos, black & white photos, spine ends & corner rubbed, top corner covers bumped, light foxing edges, top corners pages little creased, reverse side jacket minor foxing (small closed tear rear cover, flap clipped, rear flap creased, minor edgewear), front free flyleaf creased, small texta spot bottom edge near spine. This book shows Shiga's experience in Australia through his pottery work and words. Shiga left Australia in 1979, and has worked in Japan since that time. The rear of the book has his story and a catalogue of his wonderful pottery. He gained inspiration from the natural beauty he found while living in Australia. ISBN: 0442263252. Our Book No: 27767. $20 AUD.

338. Shoemaker, Adam (editor) (1998). A Sea Change: Australian Writing and Photography (1st ed). 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. $12 AUD.

339. 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, minor edgewear jacket. This book gives a pictorial glimpse of feline life as portrayed by historical artists such as Helena Maguire, Louis Wain, and Henrietta Ronner. Cats can be seen at play throughout the seasons. ISBN: 1854797654. Our Book No: 25192. $15 AUD.

340. Slessor, Kenneth; Reilly, Virgil (1981). Darlinghurst Nights (Facsimile ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 47 pp. Hardback small folio, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white drawings, tape marks & minor foxing reverse side jacket (edge tears), minor edgewear, owner's written name. All of these delightful verses (by Slessor) and drawings (by cartoonist "Virgil") were originally published in Smith's Weekly. A very interesting look at the ladies of early Darlinghurst (an inner eastern Sydney suburb) through verses and illustrations. Facsimile of a book originally published by Frank C. Johnston in 1933. (1 of 2 copies available.). ISBN: 0207142467. Our Book No: 20741. $15 AUD.

341. Smart, Jeffrey (2000). Not Quite Straight: A Memoir. Sydney, Milsons Point: Random House. 464 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white photos, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This is 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.

342. Smith, Bernard (1965). Australian Painting 1788 - 1960 (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Oxford University Press (OUP). 357 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white illustrations, colour reproductions (including frontispiece), edges lightly foxed, endpapers lightly foxed, edges & pages lightly toned, jacket lightly toned (foxed & few stains reverse side, chipped & rubbed, slight loss spine ends, few scuff marks & creases), bookshop sticker, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A new contribution to the history and criticism of Australian art. The book is a full-scale definitive history of Australian painting, from its earliest colonial beginnings, its emergence as a distinctive style in the 1880s, to the vivid contemporary work that is arousing such widespread interest today both in Australia and overseas. It has been written for anyone looking for a useful and comprehensive introduction to the subject and should be valuable to artists, teachers, scholars and the general reader. The life and achievements of all Australia's leading artists and many of its minor ones are discussed in detail along with critical assessments of their work. There are 200 illustrations, over 40 being in colour. (Sticker of Barker's Book Store Brisbane.),. Our Book No: 27783. $30 AUD.

343. Smith, Geoffrey; Holden, Margot (editor) (1995). Arthur Streeton 1867 - 1943. Melbourne: National Gallery of Victoria (NGV). 200 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos (paintings), three black & white photos, spine faintly creased, rear cover lightly scratched, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This art exhibition catalogue celebrates the achievements of one of Australia's greatest painters. Arthur Streeton was acknowledged during his lifetime as the finest painter of the Australian landscape. He was the first Australian painter to be honoured by a retrospective exhibition in his own lifetime, and only the second to be knighted. The exhibition was seen in five Australian states in 1995 - 1996. This scholarly catalogue will interest anyone wanting to learn about the Australian landscape, and one of Australia's most well-known artists. ISBN: 0724101837. Our Book No: 26083. $30 AUD.

344. 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.

345. 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 quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour reproductions, faint foxing top edge, boards little faded, minor edgewear jacket, cover corners little bumped, endpapers lightly toned, autograph (author's written name), bookplates reverse side free flyleaf. 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. In this book he has reproduced the paintings of historic ships that he painted in 1981 throughout Australia. The rear of the book has a list of the ships in this book. Some of the ships are: Adelaide, Melbourne, James Craig, John Oxley, Lady Hopetoun, Polly Woodside, South Steyne. (Loosely inserted: letter to art dealer Frank McDonald. Also his bookplate.). ISBN: 0959519831. Our Book No: 27010. $25 AUD.

346. Southall, Andrew (1997). But: A Journey into Addiction. Melbourne, Kew: Hudson Publishing. 216 pp. Paperback trade, thick card covers (with flaps), very good condition, covers lightly scratched, minor edgewear, non-author written dedication. The author recounts events as he remembers them from his time as an alcoholic. He is best known as a painter and his work is in public and private collections. ISBN: 0949873667. Our Book No: 28123. $15 AUD.

347. 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, minor 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.

348. 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, minor 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. $13 AUD.

349. 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.

350. 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.

351. Stapleton, Ian (1985). How to Restore the Old Aussie House (Reprint ed). Sydney: John Fairfax Marketing. 94 pp. Paperback quarto, good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, minor edgewear, light foxing & toning inside covers & few pages, light foxing edges, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Presented by the Sydney Morning Herald in association with the National Trust of Australia (NSW). A guide to restoring Victorian, Federation and Edwardian era houses. ISBN: 0909558310. Our Book No: 6136. $13 AUD.

352. Stein, Harry; McCelland, Jim (foreword) & Wegner, Jurgen (postscript) (1996). From the Barn on the Hill to Edwards & Shaw. Sydney: State Library of New South Wales Press (SLNSW Press). 80 pp. Paperback small square quarto, brown card covers (with flaps), pictorial label centre front cover, very good condition, sepia (brown-tinted) photos, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, Trove catalogue.) No 291 of a limited edition of 350 copies. This is the story of two young men who built a master printery and publishing house in Sydney (Barn on the Hill, later Edwards & Shaw) that became a major influence on printing and book design in Australia. Loosely inserted: related newspaper clippings. ISBN: 0730589285. Our Book No: 28284. $40 AUD.

353. 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.

354. 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, minor edgewear. This biography illuminates the life of a great Australian writer and artist. The story starts with Barbarra 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.

355. 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.

356. 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.

357. 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 Icovers 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. $22 AUD.

358. Summers, Anne (2010). The Lost Mother: A Story of Art and Love. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. 385 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few colour plates, owner's written name. This book is part art history, part detective story, and part meditation on the relations between mothers and daughters. ISBN: 9780522857399. Our Book No: 15865. $15 AUD.

359. 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. $14 AUD.

360. 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.

361. 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.

362. 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.

363. 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.

364. Testa, Fulvio (1982). If You Take a Pencil (1st ed). London / Melbourne: Andersen / Hutchinson of Australia. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small square quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, minor annotation rear pastedown, tiny dent front cover. First edition. A very special counting book for children showing the many things that can be drawn with a pencil. The easy-to-read text and large full-colour full-page illustrations will delight children of all ages. ISBN: 0862640326. Our Book No: 21844. $10 AUD.

365. 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, minor edgewear, bottom corner tips creased last few pages, slight crease covers. The catalogue from an exhibition held at the Bendigo Art Gallery, 9 March - 9 April, 1989. Our Book No: 22192. $15 AUD.

366. 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, light crease rear cover, top corner tip front cover lightly scuffed, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. 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. $14 AUD.

367. 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.

368. Trezise, Percy (1988). The Cave Painters (1st ed). Sydney: William Collins / Anne Ingram Books. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, good condition, colour illustrations, tiny scuff top spine, endpapers lightly foxed, minor foxing few pages, spine little faded, top corner covers lightly bumped, written name reverse side flyleaf. 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: 27240. $20 AUD.

369. Tristram, Fran (1996). Single Firing: The Pros and Cons (1st ed) [Ceramics Handbooks]. London: G+B Arts International. 128 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white & colour text-photos, tiny dent bottom edge rear cover, small marks rear pastedown & last two pages bottom edge. (Distributed in Australia by Craftsman House.) In this book, the author explores the older method of single firing, both through its history and through its practice. The book is aimed at the student or the practised potter who is experimenting in a new area. ISBN: 9057030519. Our Book No: 25944. $15 AUD.

370. Tudball, Ruthanne (1996). Soda Glazing (1st Australian ed). Sydney: Kangaroo Press. 95 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, black & white & colour text-photos, minor edgewear. Discusses the history of and techniques involved in soda glazing, which was the neglected cousin of salt glazing for many years. ISBN: 086417750X. Our Book No: 20897. $13 AUD.

371. Turner, John; Sullivan, Jack (photographer) (1979). Photos of Old Newcastle (1st ed). Stockton, NSW: Hunter History Publications. 80 pp. Paperback large quarto, good plus condition, black & white text-photos (sepia-coloured on covers), scuffing (possible insect damage) near bottom front cover, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name). The photos in this book are all very old. They have been chosen to illustrate life in Newcastle before 1914 and arranged in a roughly geographic fashion to cover the port and its ships, Newcastle East, the city centre, the Hill and Cooks Hill. ISBN: 0959508104. Our Book No: 22050. $20 AUD.

372. Tyrrell, Bill (compiler) (1978). Early Sydney Postcards: Book 1. Sydney: Doubleday. 32 pp. Paperback thin oblong, heritage pictorial cover, very good plus condition, stapled, black & white photos, front cover corner tip little creased, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1978, Trove catalogue.) 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. The book has 34 picture postcards of Sydney City, suburbs and harbour, reproduced from original glass negatives from the libraries of Charles Kerry and Henry King. With actual dates being uncertain, the time span these pictures encompasses is 1880 - 1936. Pages are perforated so that postcards can be removed. ISBN: 0868240044. Our Book No: 21614. $10 AUD.

373. Tyrrell, Bill (compiler) (1978). Early Sydney Postcards: Book 2. Sydney: Doubleday. 32 pp. Paperback thin oblong, heritage pictorial cover, very good plus condition, stapled, black & white photos, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1978, Trove catalogue.) 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. The book has 34 picture postcards of Sydney City, suburbs and harbour, reproduced from original glass negatives from the libraries of Charles Kerry and Henry King. With actual dates being uncertain, the time span these pictures encompasses is 1880 - 1936. Pages are perforated so that postcards can be removed. ISBN: 0868240052. Our Book No: 21615. $10 AUD.

374. Urbanelli, Lora (1994). The Wood Engravings of Lucien Pissarro & a Bibliographical List of Eragny Books (1st ed). Cambridge / Oxford: Silent Books / Ashmolean Museum. 124 pp. Paperback trade, decorative card covers (with decorative flaps), very good plus condition, black & white & colour plates. Lucien Pissarro was the first son of the Impressionist artist Camille Pissarro. In this beautiful book, the author has told his story and the story of the rich tradition of English Arts and Crafts publishing. During a private press revival in England, which he not only helped to shape, he made serious and unique contributions with his Eragny Press. A chronological list of Eragny Press books is included. ISBN: 1851830561. Our Book No: 23065. $18 AUD.

375. 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.

376. 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, partly faded), good condition (in good dustjacket), tipped-in colour plates, black & white photos, adverts at rear, spine little torn, edgewear. The tenth issue of "Art in Australia". Our Book No: 16766. $50 AUD.

377. 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.

378. 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. $20 AUD.

379. Varey, Yvonne (compiler); Wright, Sheila (illustrator) (1994). A Selection of Australian Birds. Perth: Platypus Creek / Gallery One. 28 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, as new condition, delightful colour paintings, glossy paper. A short guide to Australian birds, illustrated by exquisite watercolour paintings. ISBN: 0646192523. Our Book No: 3633. $10 AUD.

380. Venn, Susan (1992). Roy & Matilda: The Gallery Mice (Reprint ed). Melbourne, Canterbury: Edwina Publishing. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in fair complete jacket), colour photos (paintings) & drawings, embossed pattern jacket (front & rear covers creased), edgewear. Delightful children's picture story about two mice in an art gallery who become part of the paintings. Designed to increase art appreciation in children, as first developed in Susan's kindergarten. The paintings are from the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV). ISBN: 0646051083. Our Book No: 4114. $20 AUD.

381. 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. [NOT A BOOK] 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.

382. Wade, Jan (1993). Fairy Tales for Young Australians: Reimagined and Illustrated by Jan Wade (Reprint ed). Sydney, Brookvale: National Book Distributors. 31 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour drawings (many full-page), top corner tip front cover little creased, minor edgewear. In this book the best loved fairy tales have been artistically reimagined by the author. Characters such as Goldilocks and little Red Riding Hood appear with Australian creatures such as a dingo and three koalas. The paintings, which allow native plants and animals a starring role, give extra dimensions to these delightful fairy tales. ISBN: 1863022384. Our Book No: 24736. $10 AUD.

383. Webb, Joan (2004). Eccleston Du Faur: Man of Vision. Berowra Heights, NSW: Deerubbin Press. 58 pp. Paperback thin octavo, stapled, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, minor edgewear. (Limited edition of 700 copies.) This is the story of Eccleston Du Faur, who created Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park (on Sydney's upper north shore), and also played a major role in the establishment of the Art Gallery of NSW. He was a man of wide interests: he was a skilled surveyor, scientific observer, promoter of tourism, and patron of exploratory expeditions. The author's sympathetic portrayal of the life of this enigmatic visionary restores him to public view after being obscured for almost a century. ISBN: 0975099124. Our Book No: 26388. $20 AUD.

384. 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. $24 AUD.

385. 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.

386. White, Patrick (1994). The Vivisector (Reprint ed). London: Vintage / Random House. 617 pp. Paperback thick small octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. Novel in which Hurtle Duffield is incapable of loving anything except what he paints. The people who court him are, above all, the victims of his art, and he dissects their weaknesses with cruel precision. The Australian author won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1973. ISBN: 9780099324614. Our Book No: 4072. $15 AUD.

387. 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. $25 AUD.

388. 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.

389. 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.

390. 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.

391. Willson, Belinda; Grace, Greg (2006). Sketching Animals: Step-by-Step Guides to Developing Skills in Perception and Accuracy while Having Fun Sketching Animals (1st ed). Adelaide, Stepney: Axiom Publishing. 151 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, many black & white drawings, minor edgewear, top corner rear cover little creased. This book has been designed to encourage and develop accurate drawing and perception skills whilst experiencing the fun when creating your own masterpiece drawings of animals. Written by Wilson, illustrated by Wilson & Grace. ISBN: 1864764368. Our Book No: 26832. $15 AUD.

392. 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.

393. 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 plus 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. ISBN: 1875247173. Our Book No: 22766. $25 AUD.

394. Wilton, Andrew (1985). Turner Abroad - France - Italy - Germany - Switzerland: Exhibition Managed by the International Cultural Corporation of Australia Limited and Indemnified by the Commonwealth Government (Reprint ed). London: British Museum Publications. 208 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, card cover, very good condition, colour photos (paintings), black & white text-photos. Heavy. Exhibition catalogue of 128 watercolour plates. The International Cultural Corporation of Australia brought out this exhibition, the largest, most comprehensive viewing ever offered in Australia. Turner, the revolutionary watercolour landscape painter, has particular relevance and interest to Australians through his impact on the development of Australian landscape painting from Conrad Martens to Sidney Nolan. ISBN: 0714180475. Our Book No: 21085. $22 AUD.

395. Wollert, Mocco (1988). She is a Cat. Brisbane, Bowen Hills: Boolarong Publications. 54 pp. Hardback octavo, black leatherette board cover (gilt lettering), very good plus condition, colour paintings (including laid-in on front cover). A beautiful book for cat lovers consisting of 25 colour paintings (with artist identified) with a short verse on the facing page. ISBN: 0864390386. Our Book No: 12759. $14 AUD.

396. 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, minor 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.

397. 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. $13 AUD.