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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 9¾" - 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 9¾" - 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 9¾" - 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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Portrait of an Artist: A Biography of William Dobell, Adams, Brian
7 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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Ralph Balson, A Retrospective, Adams, Bruce
8 Adams, Bruce Ralph Balson, A Retrospective
Melbourne Heide Park and Art Gallery 1989 0947104097 / 9780947104092 First Paperback Near Fine Square 12mo 
98 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. Exhibition catelogue and essay. Colour and black-and-white plates. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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John Perceval, Allen, Traudi
9 Allen, Traudi John Perceval
Carlton Melbourne University Press 1992 0522844952 / 9780522844955 First Paperback Near Fine Quarto 
183 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Gatefold flaps. Previous owner's gift note to front free endpaper. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The  New Adventures of Alice In Rainforest Land, Amadio, Nadine
10 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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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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The Coming of the Strangers: Life in Australia 1788-1822, Berzins, Baiba
12 Berzins, Baiba The Coming of the Strangers: Life in Australia 1788-1822
Sydney Collins Australia / State Library of NSW 1988 0002178133 / 9780002178136 First Paperback Near Fine Small Quarto 
144 pp. Spine lightly sunned. Very faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Colour and black-and-white illustrations throughout. Based on a selection of documents, paintings and engravings held in the Mitchell and Dixson collections of the State Library of NSW. "Unlike so many of the volumes of history written in the past, this book attempts to portray the lives of the inarticulate and the illiterate as well as letting speak for themselves those who by leaving records guaranteed their place in history." Anne Summers, from the foreword. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Rainforest, Blackman, Charles. Text by Al Alvarez
13 Blackman, Charles. Text by Al Alvarez Rainforest
South Melbourne Macmillan 1988 033347712X / 9780333477120 First Paperback Very Good Quarto 
120 pp. Just a little scuffing to illustrated covers. Old price ($3) inked to front free endpaper. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Colour and black-and-white illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Kunwinjku Bim: Western Arnhem Land Paintings from the collection of the Aboriginal Arts Board, Brodie, Annemarie
14 Brodie, Annemarie Kunwinjku Bim: Western Arnhem Land Paintings from the collection of the Aboriginal Arts Board
Melbourne National Gallery of Victoria 1984 0724101047 / 9780724101047 First Paperback Very Good Quarto 
80 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Slight waviness/dent to outer margins of first 20 or so pages, not affecting illustrations or text. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Colour and black-and-white illustrations. Catalogue of exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria, 7 December 1984-24 June 1985. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Painters of the Wagilag Sisters Story 1937-1997, Caruana, Wally, and Nigel Lendon (editors)
15 Caruana, Wally, and Nigel Lendon (editors) The Painters of the Wagilag Sisters Story 1937-1997
Port Melbourne The National Gallery of Australia / Thames and Hudson 1997 064213068X / 9780642130686 First Paperback Very Good Quarto 
174 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Bump to upper corner has left shallow creases to the margins of following pages; text and illustrations are not affected. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Colour and black-and-white illustrations. Includes map; profiles of some of the artists; glossary. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Story of the Camera in Australia, Cato, Jack
16 Cato, Jack The Story of the Camera in Australia
Melbourne Georgian House 1955 First Hard Cover Good Poor Quarto 
xv, 187 pp. Considerable general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Scuffing and abrasion to brown cloth boards. Offsetting to endpapers. Large, strange sticker ("The Hidden Kitchen") to front free endpaper. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. 76 photographic plates, all clean and bright. Text unmarked. Solidly bound. "The reader who expects to find in this book an abstruse account of the processes of photography will be delighted to discover that nothing is further from the truth. While the various processes are dealt with knowledgeably and adequately in passing, and while the photographer will no doubt learn much from these pages, the story of photography in Australia marches side by side with the story of Australia itself, as the settlement was in its infancy when Daguerre discovered the process to which his name has been given." 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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Kaltja Now: Indigenous Arts Australia, Chance, Ian (editor). With an introduction by Dr Lowitja O'Donoghue
17 Chance, Ian (editor). With an introduction by Dr Lowitja O'Donoghue Kaltja Now: Indigenous Arts Australia
Adelaide Wakefield Press 2001 1862545073 / 9781862545076 First Paperback Near Fine Quarto 
158 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. Colour and black-and-white illustrations. "Features 20 illustrated essays by Indigenous writers and photographers that take you into the lives, thoughts and experience of artists, such as Emily Kngwarreye, whose work is informing and nurturing new and appreciative audiences throughout the world." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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18 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)
19 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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Human Still Lives from Nepal, Cox, Paul
20 Cox, Paul Human Still Lives from Nepal
Mentone, Victoria Alexander Bros. Limited Paperback, stapled Very Good Square Octavo 
Unpaginated (15 pg.) Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to edges of pages, which are otherwise clean and bright. Binding is solid (staples are shiny!) Last page contains statement "This book has been limited to 500 copies signed and numbered. This copy is no.", but this copy is unsigned and unnumbered. 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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