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Australian Art and Artists

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1 1940-1965: The Heroic Years Of Australian Painting
Melbourne The Herald & Weekly Times Ltd 090917175 First Soft Cover Good+ No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
No date, "exhibition itinerary" dates cover 1977-1978. B&W and colour plates. Folded exhibition catalogue placed in. Contains biographical notes on featured painters. Excellent condition internally. Wraps coming away from pages at front gutter, but binding is still tight. Wraps with moderate edgewear, particularly at spine. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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2 Australian National Gallery: An Introduction
Canberra A.C.T Australian National Gallery 1982 0642888574 / 9780642888570 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
290 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped. Light general to jacked, including a little discolouration. Light smudging to upper edge of text block, light yellowing to fore-edge. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Beginning: The first exhibition at Burrinja, 29 November 1998
3 Beginning: The first exhibition at Burrinja, 29 November 1998
Upwey Burrinja Fine Arts 1998 First Paperback Near Fine Quarto 
A little scuffing to lower edge of text block. All else as new. Gatefold flaps. Foreword by Jo Onus. Artists represented include Alex Nganjmirra, Barbara Weir, Ben Sisia, Billy Stockman, Clifford Possum, David Mowaljarlai, Djawida Nordjorle, Eva Nganjmirra, Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Ginger Riley, Hosea Linge, Jack Britten, Jonathan Kumintjara Brown, Lin Onus, Maggie Watson, Max Mansell, Maxie Tjampitjinpa, Mick Namarari, Nawakadj Nganjmirra, Paddy Jaminji, Queenie McKenzie, Ralph Nicholls, Robin Nganjmirra, Ronnie Tjampitjinpa, Rover Thomas, Warlimpirrnga Tjapaltjarri, Yala Yala Gibbs. 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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4 Filmmakers Co-operatives Catalogue of Independent Film 1975/6
North Melbourne Stockland Press 1976 0959839909 / 9780959839906 First Paperback, stapled Very Good Quarto 
117 pp. General and edgewear to illustrated covers. Very faint yellowing to page edges. Inrternally unmarked, uncreased, solidly bound. List of Australian independent films produced in 1975/76, with brief descriptions, some production details, occasional cast lists, and b/w stills from about half of the listings. Includes list of filmmakers and subject index. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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5 Great Australian Paintings from Melbourne Private Collections
Malvern, Victoria Deutscher Fine Art 1997 0908180314 / 9780908180318 First Very Good + Octavo 
64 pp. Extremely light wear to illustrated wrappers. Slight curl to front corners; a little scuffing to back cover. Internally as new. Colour throughout. A Fundraising Exhibition for Brainwave. Royal Children's Hospital -- Neuroscience Centre. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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6 Shapiro Auctioneers - Modern + Contemporary - 10-11 June 2003
Australia Shapiro Auctioneers 2003 First Soft Cover Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
141pp. Numerous Colour illustrations. Auction Catalogue (Sydney). Australian and International Art, Photography, Aboriginal Art etc. Very minor edgewear to wraps, otherwise fine. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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7 The Goldfields Illustrated
Melbourne Lansdowne Press 1972 First Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall S.T. Gill 
106pp. Numerous full-page b&w illustrations. Some light yellowing to page margins internally. Page edges moderately yellowed and foxed. Boards with light general and edgewear. Dustjacket with some light general wear and edgewear (no tears). 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Portrait of an Artist: A Biography of William Dobell, Adams, Brian
8 Adams, Brian Portrait of an Artist: A Biography of William Dobell
Milsons Point NSW Vintage 1992 0091826888 / 9780091826888 First Paperback Paperback Very Good 12 mo 
345 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The  New Adventures of Alice In Rainforest Land, Amadio, Nadine
9 Amadio, Nadine The New Adventures of Alice In Rainforest Land
Surry Hills NSW Watermark Press 1988 0949284076 / 9780949284075 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo Charles Blackman 
62 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Small spot of abrasion to upper cloth board. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Decorated endpapers. Black-and-white drawings by Charles Blackman in the text. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Paddy Bedford: Walking the Line, Bedford, Paddy. Edited by Tony Oliver and Bala Starr
10 Bedford, Paddy. Edited by Tony Oliver and Bala Starr Paddy Bedford: Walking the Line
Kununurra Western Australia Jirrawun Arts 097514040X / 9780975140406 First Paperback As New Landscape Octavo 
87 pp. Colour reproductions of Bedford's artworks, accompanied by comments from critics, other artists, activists and other notables. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Aboriginal Australian Art: A Visual Perspective, Berndt, Ronald M., and Catherine H. Berndt, with John E. Stanton
11 Berndt, Ronald M., and Catherine H. Berndt, with John E. Stanton Aboriginal Australian Art: A Visual Perspective
Sydney Methuen Australia 1982 0454002769 / 9780454002768 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto 
176 pp. Very light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Corners of cloth boards bumped. Very faint dust foxing and one small dot (could be a remainder mark, but it is very small) to upper edge of text block. Faint foxing to half title. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Bright, clean colour illustrations throughout. Bibliography; Name Index; Subject Index. "A thoughtful and authoritative consideration of the place of Aboriginal art within its own traditional settings and its contribution, not only to the Aboriginal heritage, but also to the cultural heritage of the wider Australian society. This book does not merely illustrate the diversity of paintings, drawings and carvings but encourages the reader towards a greater appreciation and understanding of what the Aborigines have achieved. -- Each plate is fully annotated and described. It is therefore a book that is relevant to anyone interested in art. It should appeal to all who are interested in living and changing art forms." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Drawn from the Heart: A Memoir, Brooks, Ron
12 Brooks, Ron Drawn from the Heart: A Memoir
Crows Nest NSW Allen & Unwin 2010 1742371558 / 9781742371559 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Large 0ctavo 
325 pp. Light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. A little scuffing to front cover of book. All else as new. Children's Book Council of Australia award sticker to front of dustjacket. Colour illustrations, from books Brooks has illustrated, throughout. "By turns fierce and tender, despairing and joyous, Drawn from the Heart is the story of a life lived intensely in search of truth, love and beauty. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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13 Cootes, Aaron, and Greg Wilson My Brush with Depression: The Greg Wilson Story
Essendon, Vic Pennon Publishing 2005 187702963 First Paperback Good Octavo 
281 pp. General and edgwear to illustrated wraps (which are still shiny and bright). Spine creased, but binding is solid throughout. Edges of text block a little scuffed. One or two small corner creases to pages. Internally unmarked, unwrinkled and very bright. Gatefold flaps. Illustrated with colour photos and full-page (sometimes double-page) reproductions of some of Wilson's paintings. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Frames of Reference: Aspects of Feminism and Art, Couacaud, Sally (Curator)
14 Couacaud, Sally (Curator) Frames of Reference: Aspects of Feminism and Art
Sydney Artspace Visual Art Centre 1991 0958915482 / 9780958915489 First Paperback Good Quarto 
Light general and edgewear to covers. A little faint discolouration to edges of text block. Some colouring from the inside covers has bled onto the first and last pages. Otherwise internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white plates. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Noel Counihan Caricatures, Counihan, Noel. Introduced by Vane Lindesay
15 Counihan, Noel. Introduced by Vane Lindesay Noel Counihan Caricatures
Melbourne Hutchinson of Australia 1985 0091570204 / 9780091570200 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto 
175 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. A little foxing to edges of text block. Previous owner's name inked to front free endpaper. "Noel Counihan is an artist of many talents -- painter, cartoonist, print maker and sculptor. This book is a tribute to his portrait caricature, of which he is an acknowledged master both in Australia and overseas. There are over 80 caricatures of a diverse collection of men and women ranging from politicians and archbishops to artists and sportsmen. The selection includes examples of Counihan's caricatures from 1934 to 1984, thus providing a retrospective of the last 50 years' of his work." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Black + Whiteley: Barry Dickins in Search of Brett, Dickins, Barry
16 Dickins, Barry Black + Whiteley: Barry Dickins in Search of Brett
South Yarra Hardie Grant Books 2002 1740640012 / 9781740640015 First Paperback Very Good Remainder Octavo 
154 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Remainder mark to lower edge of text block. Internally as new. "Now that he's history, Brett Whiteley remains one of the strangest artists the world ever saw. He was just about the only Australian painter to make the grade as a pop superstar, and, as such, may well be the last to die in a blurry hunt to recapture some of his own panache. A czar of art, he seemed afraid of nothing except being forgotten." -- Barry Dickins 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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17 Dutton, Geoffrey On My Island
Melbourne F. W. Cheshire 1967 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall John Perceval 
42 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in removable clear sleeve, is not clipped but has edgewear including discolouration, chipping and small closed tears. Black cloth boards a little bumped and worn at corners and extremities of backstrip. Shallow tear and a little smudging to ffep, otherwise internally clean and solidly bound. DW illustrated, front and back, with colour reproduction of Perceval's "Coastal Crab". Dutton's poetry for children (inspired by South Australia's Kangaroo Island) is accompanied by Perceval's b/w drawings. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Russell Drysdale: A Biographical and Critical Study, Dutton, Geoffrey
18 Dutton, Geoffrey Russell Drysdale: A Biographical and Critical Study
London and Sydney Angus & Robertson 1981 0207144303 / 9780207144301 Reprint Paperback Very Good Octavo 
214 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Previous owner's name inked to first page. Two or three small specks to first page. All else as new. 144 plates; 28 in colour. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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19 Dutton, Ninette Wildflower Journeys
South Melbourne Macmillan 1985 0333401204 / 9780333401200 First Cloth Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
162 pgs. Slight edgewear to unclipped DW, now protected. Wear to edges and corners of book. Internally clean, bright, unwrinkled, tightly bound. Diary of a 40,000-km trip around Australia to paint and draw wildflowers. Paintings, drawings, maps and photos. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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20 Dysart, Dinah (editor) Art and Australia Vol. 33 No. 2, Summer 1995
Sydney 1995 Paperback Very Good Large Octavo 
288 pp. Light edgewear; corners a little bumped. Spine uncreased; internally unmarked. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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