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Author: Bernard Smith signed and dedicated by Bill Frater, son of the artist William Frater
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1962, editiion not stated but likely 1st ed., hardcover small quarto with dj, 357pp., COLOUR & B/W ARTWORKS throughout, 9 Chapter
Condition:Green cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, inscription to frepr, old tape marks to rear paste-down, slight foxing to eprs in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with several tears, rubbing
Description: Here 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 around such widespread interest both in Australia and overseas
Author: Text by KENNETH BROWER Photographs by WILLIAM R. CURTSINGER Foreword by David R. Brower, Founder Friends of the Earth
Publisher: Friends of the Earth in co-op. with E.P. Dutton, San Francisco, not dated but Foreword & Introduction dated 1979, hardcover Folio with d/j, 160pp., STUNNING COLOUR
Condition:Crisp green cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, very slight rubbing to spine, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with small tear to frcvr & slight edgewear in clear plastic cover.
Description: Wake of the Whale has the power, we hope, to prevent a wake for the whale, for other cetaceans, and for their distant relatives, including ourselves.
A pictorial plea by Friends of the Earth on behalf of the whales, dolphins and other sea mammals.
Author: FRANCIS LEESON
Publisher: D.B. Taraporevala Sons & Co., Bombay, 1965 third ed., 1st pub. 1962, large 8vo, 133pp., 96 B/W PHOTOGRAPHS throughout (many by the author), 4 Chapters, Bibliography
Condition:Silver/Grey cloth-bound Hardcover with gilt title to spine & gilt design to frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, very slight foxing to eprs, an unclipped GOOD-MINUS DUSTJACKET with a small front chip.
Description: A common misconception is that the erotic element in Hinduism is unique among the great religions of pre-Christian origin. The plates have been selected by an eminent Indian scholar who has also written the legends to them.
Author: By NEWTON MacTAVISH, M.A. - A Trustee of The National Gallery of Canada Introduction by Robert McMichael, D.Litt., The McMichael Canada Foundation
Publisher: Coles, Toronto, 1973, 8vo, 181pp., COLOUR & B/W ARTWORK & ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, 24 Chapters & Biographical Notes.
Condition:Illustrated stiff-board Softcover with very slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with an illustrated SLIPCASE with slight rubbing to edges.
Description: The beginnings of art in Canada
Jacobi, Krieghoff, Flowler, Berthon
The National Gallery and the Schools of Art
Sculpture - Architecture
Watson - Reid - Morrice - Cullen - plus more
Canadian Women Painters
and much, much more
Author: by Raoul-Jean Moulin
Publisher: Heron Books, London, 1970, 208pp., large hardcover 8vo, 13 chapters, colour illustrations and colour plates, maps, chronologies, documentary evidence.
Condition:Colour illustrated and spine- cloth-bound hardcover with faded title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with mild foxing to pp. edges and to prelims..
Description: Pre-historic Paintings
Calendars of Discovery
Author: Editor Mervyn Horton, with a large Advisory Panel including James Gleeson, John Brack and Pamela Bell.
Publisher: Ure Smith, Sydney, July 1972, Vol 10 No. 1, softcover magazine-sized quarto without dj, 100 pp., illustrated in colour and b/w.
Condition:Crisp card-bound softcover with titles to spine, STRAIGHT & TIGHT, in GOOD CONDITION with slight rubbing to cover.
Description: Arthur Boyd, John Glover, Rah Frizelle, Sidney Nolan, New Zealand Sculpture, New York Sculpture and much more. WE HAVE MANY MORE editions of ART & AUSTRALIA from the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s & 2000s - PLEASE CONTACT US for as yet unlisted editions.