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Author: by Graeme Sturgeon (National Gallery of Victoria)
Publisher: Thames & Hudson, 1978, reprint, softcover quarto without dj, 10 chapters, 160 illustrations, 256pp., index.
Condition:Crisp softcover with title to spine & illustr. front cover (scan), STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions.
Description: In the beginning -
Early Colonial 1831 - 1850 -
Gold, Growth & Glory -
Local Talent -
The Academy -
1923 - 1939 -
Individuals, Groups and Great Events 1939 - 1961 -
1961 - 1970 -
New Sculpure of the 1970s -
An invaluable reference
Author: Lajos Boglar (Text) and Tamas Kovacs (Illustrations) English Translation by Beata Vidacs : Pieces from Museums & private collections PHOTOS
Publisher: Corvina Kiado, Budapest Hungary, 1983, hardcover square quarto with dj, 211pp., B/W & COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS, illustrated eprs, Bibliography, Appendix, List of Plates.
Condition:Black cloth-bound hardcover with white title to spine and indian design to frcvr, minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with minimal edgewear. An unusual, high-quality Hungarian imprint.
Description: The Aztecs and Incas brought thousands of years of culture to full maturation on the American continent. This volume offers an over-view of the cultures and wonderful relics from Mexico to Peru up to the age of the Spanish conquest. COLOUR & B/W PLATES
Author: MICHAEL HEDGER ,teacher & Art Historian, specialising in Public Sculpture, Fountains, War Memorials, Commemorative, Garden, Corporate, Architectural.
Publisher: Craftsman House, Sydney, 1995 FIRST EDITION, hardcover large 4to with dj, 132pp., COLOUR & B/W PHOTOGRAPHS throughout, beige eprs, 6 Chapters, Bibliography.
Condition:Yellow cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine, minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with minimal edgewear.
Description: Major sections : war memorials, ranging from Boer War and World War I memorials through to contemporary minimalism; commemorative sculpture, encompassing works relating to historical events, royalty, statesmen, explorers and prominent humanitarians.
Author: by K. LANGE and M. HIRMER Translated by R. H. Boothroyd from the Original German Edition Published by Hirmer Verlag, Munich. Black & White PLATES
Publisher: Phaidon Press, London, 1957, second edition, revised, 1st pub. by Phaidon 1956, hardcover quarto without dj, 364pp., COLOUR & B/W PHOTOGRAPHS & ILLUSTRATIONS & NOTES
Condition:Beige cloth-bound hardcover with red title to spine with a red Egyptian design of a bird holding an ANK, slight rubbing to spine & corners with slight foxing to mainly spine and frcvr, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, mild foxing to eprs.
Description: In surveying 3000 years of Egyptian art, this book reveals the inter-relationship of architecture, sculpture, painting and goldsmiths' work. The photographs were taken specially for this work by Max Hirmer and his colleagues on three extended trips.
Author: Essays by Martin Kunz - Alain Sayang - Peter Schjeldahl - Peter Weiermair Interview with William Wegman by David Ross Kunz Essay Translated
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1992, hardcover Quarto with dj, 224pp., COLOUR & B/W ARTWORKS, PHOTOGRAPHS & ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, Chapters, Selected Exhibitions.
Condition:Brown cloth-bound hardcover with white title to spine, minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, back cover is slightly cracked at spine(all intact & robust), in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear.
Description: This is the first complete retrospective view of William Wegman's work in four mediums. A lively interview with the artist sets the stage for essays on each aspect of his work.
Wegman won wide acclaim for his book Man's Best Friend published in 1982.
Author: Organised by two (then) young photographers, American Rick Smolan and Australian Andy Park, on March 6, 1981.
Publisher: DITLA, Sydney, 1981, First Edition, oversize hardcover folio with dj, 288pp., COLOUR & B/W PHOTOGRAPHS throughout, cream endpapers, DITLA Biographies.
Condition:Two-tone brown cloth-bound with faux dk brown leather to spine hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, slight foxing to freprs, in an unclipped GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET
Description: Organised by two (then) young photographers, American Rick Smolan and Australian Andy Park, on March 6, 1981, one hundred of the world's greatest photojournalists captured an entire nation on film in the course of a single day.
Author: by Jean-Christophe Bailly with Text in French - ARTIST & ART PHOTOGRAPHY FILM MAKING CULT CINEMATOGRAPHY
Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris, Copyright 1979, hardcover square quarto with dj & slipcase, unpaginated, B/W & COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS & ARTWORKS throughout, illustrated eprs.
Condition:Cream cloth-bound hardcover with blue title to spine & frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight rubbing and edgewear in a worn cardboard plain slipcase
Description: Quite the prolific French artist / photographer / film maker from the 1960s and 1970s, Jacques Monory is well presented here.
"Cet ouvrage comporte une bibliographie detaillee et reproduit la preque totalite des tableaux de Monory"
Author: Text by John Kingsmill - Artists, oil, acrylic, water colours, pen and ink
Publisher: pub. Pierson & Co., in association with Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 1988, hardcover quarto with dj, 159pages, COLOUR ARTWORKS throughout, Map to eprs, Chapters & List of Paintings
Condition:Blue cloth-bound hardcover with silver title to spine & frcvr, minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear.
Description: Two Sydney-siders born and bred, a painter and a writer, have created a collection of Sydney vignettes. Jeff Rigby presents meticulous observations of cityscapes and harbour shorelines. John Kingsmill's Sydney is as basic as a stroll along a beach.