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Auction Description for BayEastAuctions: The Art & Book Auction
Viewing Notes:
Viewing is held at the: National Council of Jewish Woman 111 Queen Street Woollahra NSW 2025 AUSTRALIA Dates: Friday 23rd: 10am - 5pm Saturday 24th: 10am - 5pm Sunday 25th: 10am onwards
Sale Notes:
The Auction will commence at 2pm Sunday 25th November at: National Council of Jewish Women 111 Queen Street WOOLLAHRA NSW 2025 AUSTRALIA Please note that we require payment and collection to have been arranged within 48 hours of the sale.

The Art & Book Auction

by Bay East Auctions

Platinum House

177 lots with images

November 25, 2012

Live Auction

National Council of Jewish Women

111 Queen Street

Woollahra, 2025 Australia

177 Lots
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Tim Storrier (born 1949) The Night Run 2007 collograph and relief print

Lot 151: Tim Storrier (born 1949) The Night Run 2007 collograph and relief print

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Description: Tim Storrier (born 1949) The Night Run 2007 collograph and relief print signed and dated 'Storrier 07' lower right; inscribed 'The Night Run' lower centre; inscribed '63/70' lower left 58 x 112.5cm PROVENANCE Provenance: Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney (stock 2776) Private Collection, Sydney

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Brett McMahon (born 1966) Crossing Figure 1993 oil on canvas

Lot 152: Brett McMahon (born 1966) Crossing Figure 1993 oil on canvas

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Description: Brett McMahon (born 1966) Crossing Figure 1993 oil on canvas signed and dated 'B McMahon / 9/9/93' lower right 122 x 91cm PROVENANCE Provenance: Chapman Gallery, ACT Private Collection, QLD

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Justin O'Brien (1917-1996) Three Male Nudes (circa 1947) watercolour and ink on paper on card

Lot 153: Justin O'Brien (1917-1996) Three Male Nudes (circa 1947) watercolour and ink on paper on card

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Description: Justin O'Brien (1917-1996) Three Male Nudes (circa 1947) watercolour and ink on paper on card signed 'O'Brien' lower left 36.5 x 30cm PROVENANCE Provenance: Deutscher Menzies, Sydney, 13 June 2007, lot 149 Private Collection, QLD

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Margaret Coen (1913-1993) Flowers From the Bush watercolour

Lot 154: Margaret Coen (1913-1993) Flowers From the Bush watercolour

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Description: Margaret Coen (1913-1993) Flowers From the Bush watercolour signed and dated 'MARGARET COEN [illeg.]' lower left 59 x 44cm PROVENANCE Provenance: Wagner Art Gallery, Sydney Private Collection, Sydney EXHIBITED Exhibited: 'Margaret Coen Watercolour Exhibition', Wagner Art Gallery, 1990

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Pro Hart (1928-2006) Emus oil on board

Lot 155: Pro Hart (1928-2006) Emus oil on board

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Description: Pro Hart (1928-2006) Emus oil on board signed and inscribed 'PRO / HART' lower right; inscribed 'EMUS' lower centre 14.5 x 14.5cm

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John Coburn (1925-2006) Sun and Sydney Opera House 1993 screenprint

Lot 156: John Coburn (1925-2006) Sun and Sydney Opera House 1993 screenprint

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Description: John Coburn (1925-2006) Sun and Sydney Opera House 1993 screenprint signed and dated 'Coburn '93' lower right; inscribed 'Sun and Sydney Opera House' lower centre; inscribed '59/99 for Richard' lower left 67 x 50cm PROVENANCE Provenance: Gift of the Artist Private Collection, Sydney

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Thurber. James. George Gets So Gloomy About the Government.

Lot 157: Thurber. James. George Gets So Gloomy About the Government.

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Description: Thurber. James. George Gets So Gloomy About the Government. pen and ink. signed 'Thurber' lower right. 20.5 x 24.5cm. with There Was a Young Girl. pencil. limerick on verso. 20 x 13.5cm. with Ghost and Dog. pencil. typed letter on verso. 20 x 26cm. together with Woman and Hippopotamous. typed letter on verso. 20 x 26.5cm (4) PROVENANCE Provenance: (possibly) Ann Honeycutt, gift of the artist Edward Angly, New York Private Collection, U.S.A, by descent from the above Private Collection, Sydney, bequest of the above

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[Australian Art]. Boase. T. S. R. Nebuchadnezzar.

Lot 158: [Australian Art]. Boase. T. S. R. Nebuchadnezzar.

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Description: [Australian Art]. Boase. T. S. R. Nebuchadnezzar. small quarto. col & b/w ills. previous owner's name on half title. ocb. illus d/w. Thames and Hudson. 1972. with Sparks. C. David Davies 1864-1939. quarto. col & b/w ills. softcover. Ballarat Fine Art Gallery. 1984. with Lock-Weir. T. Misty Moderns: Australian Tonalists 1915-1950. quarto. col ills. softcover. AGSA. 2008. with Smith. G. Sidney Nolan: Desert & Drought. quarto. col ills. softcover. NGV. 2003. with Clark. J. Sidney Nolan: Landscapes & Legends. quarto. col & b/w ills. softcover. ICCA. 1987. with Burn. I. National Life & Landscapes: Australian Painting 1900-1940. tall quarto. col ills. preliminary foxing. opb. illus d/w torn in places. Bay Books. n.d. with Fry. G. Ken Johnson: Life and Landscape. square quarto. col ills. opb. illus d/w. spine and d/w torn at bottom edge. Craftsman House. 2000. with Dolan. D. Basil Hadley. quarto. col & b/w ills. ocb. illus d/w. Craftsman House. 1991. (8).

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[Australian Art].  Tim Maguire.

Lot 159: [Australian Art]. Tim Maguire.

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Description: [Australian Art]. Tim Maguire. square quarto. col plates. opb. illus d/w. Piper Press. 2007. with Grishin. S. Garry Shead and the Erotic Muse. quarto. col & b/w ills. opb. illus d/w. Craftsman House. 2001. with Grishin. S. Garry Shead: Encounters with Royalty. small quarto. col ills. ocb. illus d/w. Craftsman House. 1998. with Auty. G. and Corbally Stourton. P. John Llewelyn Jones: Australia's Forgotten Painter. quarto. col ills. dpb. illus d/w. Corbally Stourton Contemporary Art. n.d. with Hoff. U. Charles Conder. quarto. col & b/w ills. opb. illus d/w. Lansdowne. 1972. with Fink. E. The Art of Blamire Young. oblong quarto. col & b/w ills. opb. illus d/w torn in places. Golden Press. 1983. with Blackman C. and Alvarez. A. Rainforest. quarto. col ills. softcover. Macmillan. 1998. (7).

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Rankin. Jennifer. J. and Olsen. John. Earth Hold.

Lot 160: Rankin. Jennifer. J. and Olsen. John. Earth Hold.

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Description: Rankin. Jennifer. J. and Olsen. John. Earth Hold. quarto. signed by Jennifer J. Rankin on title page. b/w ills by John Olsen. 17 of 176 numbered copies (of which 150 were for sale). tipped in original signed and numbered etching (Banksia) as frontispiece. full leather. gilt. light foxing to edge of page block. London. Secker & Warburg. 1978. minor shelf wear to slip case.

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Friend. Donald Bumbooziana.

Lot 161: Friend. Donald Bumbooziana.

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Description: Friend. Donald Bumbooziana. Sundry Notes and Papers: being the recently discovered notes and documents of the Natural and Instinctive Bestiality of Research Expedition. folio. no. 64 of 150 copies signed by the artist. b/w ills. original green quarter leather and gilt decorated cloth. light marks to boards and spine. Gryphon Books. Melbourne. 1979. slip case lightly marked. Includes one loose proof plate. For the two others, see the following lot.

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Friend. Donald Two Prints from Bumbooziana.

Lot 162: Friend. Donald Two Prints from Bumbooziana.

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Description: Friend. Donald Two Prints from Bumbooziana. framed and glazed. 51 x 38cm. (2)

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Friend. Donald. The Farce of Sodom.

Lot 163: Friend. Donald. The Farce of Sodom.

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Description: Friend. Donald. The Farce of Sodom. by the Right Honourable Earl of Rochester. Written for the Royall Company of Whoremasters and Printed A-new upon the Three Hundredth Anniversary of the Untimely Demise of our Noble Author...folio. no. 52 of 250 numbered copies (of which 240 were for sale). signed by the author. tipped in col plates. original half black calf. purple plush boards. Melbourne. Gryphon Books. 1980. minor shelf wear to slip case.

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Whistler. J. A. McNeill. Whistler v. Ruskin: Art and Art Critics

Lot 164: Whistler. J. A. McNeill. Whistler v. Ruskin: Art and Art Critics

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Description: Whistler. J. A. McNeill. Whistler v. Ruskin: Art and Art Critics octavo. Chatto & Windus. opw torn at spine and edges. some discolouration at page edges. very minor foxing. Chatto & Windus. second edition. 1879. with Wilde v Whistler: Being an Acrimonious Correspondence on Art between Oscar Wilde and James A McNeill Whistler. octavo. uncut pages. opw torn at edges. section missing from back cover. front cover water stained at lower edge. some internal foxing and water marks. privately published. 1906. with Malleson. M. Cranks and Commonsense: An Essay of To-day. octavo. opw discoloured and folded at edges. some internal foxing. greasy mark on back cover upper left, extending to back page. Hendersons. 1916. with menus from the S.S. Normandie dated 8 May 1936 (covers designed by Dufy). with a menu (cover designed by de Lepape). with a quantity of European book plates. with nine albums of cigarette cards. with Norman Lindsay's Pen Drawings. small quarto. b/w ills. opw. front cover detached. cover and preliminaries foxed and stained. cover well used. McQuitty. 1931. (qty).

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Long. Sidney. The Derelict.

Lot 165: Long. Sidney. The Derelict.

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Description: Long. Sidney. The Derelict. etching. signed 'Sidney Long' lower right. inscribed 'The Derelict' lower centre. inscribed '7/60' lower left. with Minns. B. E. Henry Kendall's Home Gosford. etching. signed 'B E Minns' lower right. 18 x 27cm and smaller. (2).

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Warner. Ernest. (1879-1968) In Camp.

Lot 166: Warner. Ernest. (1879-1968) In Camp.

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Description: Warner. Ernest. (1879-1968) In Camp. etching. signed 'E. Warner' lower right. inscribed 'In Camp 50-75' lower left. with the following etchings: Warner. E. The Overflow Wagon 27/60; Mather. S. Milsons Point 1923 29/75; unknown. 15 x 30cm and smaller. (4).

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Nineteenth Century Japanese School. Peace Negotiations at Maguan 1895 [Bakan Kowa Danpan Kaiteizu].

Lot 167: Nineteenth Century Japanese School. Peace Negotiations at Maguan 1895 [Bakan Kowa Danpan Kaiteizu].

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Description: Nineteenth Century Japanese School. Peace Negotiations at Maguan 1895 [Bakan Kowa Danpan Kaiteizu]. woodblock print (triptych). 35.5 x 70.5cm. PROVENANCE Provenance: John Williams, Sydney, 26 to 27 April 2008, lot A44 Private Collection, Sydney OTHER NOTES Note: The Treaty of Maguan, also known as theTreaty of Shimonoseki, was concluded in 1895 at the end of the First Sino-Japanese War. The peace negotiations depicted in this work took place from 20 March to 17 April 1895.

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McGrath. Raymond. A Collection of Drawings, Woodcuts and Engravings.

Lot 168: McGrath. Raymond. A Collection of Drawings, Woodcuts and Engravings.

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Description: McGrath. Raymond. A Collection of Drawings, Woodcuts and Engravings. original drawings include the title page designs for 'Tiptoe: A Book of Poetry and Drawings' and 'The Romantic History of Australia' by Prof. Wal La Rue, as well as Among the Crankled Mountains of the Horn from 'The Death of Shackleton'. 34.5 x 24.5cm (28).

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McGrath. Raymond. A Collection of Drawings, Woodcuts and Engravings.

Lot 169: McGrath. Raymond. A Collection of Drawings, Woodcuts and Engravings.

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Description: McGrath. Raymond. A Collection of Drawings, Woodcuts and Engravings. including a full page illustration to 'Romantic History of Australia' and a full page illustrated poem entitled 'The Flight of Fay'. 36 x 25.5cm and smaller (22).

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O'Harris. Pixie. Marmaduke the Possum and Margaret. watercolour

Lot 170: O'Harris. Pixie. Marmaduke the Possum and Margaret. watercolour

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Description: O'Harris. Pixie. Marmaduke the Possum and Margaret. watercolour signed 'PIXIE. O'HARRIS.' lower right. 43 x 30cm. LITERATURE Literature: This work is the watercolour for the final illustration in Pixie O'Harris, 'Marmaduke the Possum: In the Cave of the Gnomes', Angus & Robertson,1977 OTHER NOTES Accompanied by a copy of the aforementioned publication, which is signed, dated and inscribed 'Signed with good wishes / Pixie. O'Harris.79' on title page.

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Rosel. Augustus. John. Der Insecten Belustigung.

Lot 171: Rosel. Augustus. John. Der Insecten Belustigung.

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Description: Rosel. Augustus. John. Der Insecten Belustigung. some 50 tipped col plates from this publication pasted into a blank volume. in tooled leather binding with marbled endpapers. ex libris of John Thomas Stanley Esq of Alderly (English, 1766-1850) on front free endpaper. hand written index to Rosel and other items tipped in. spine gone. front cover detached. 1740. with a volume containing pressed flowers.

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Ingleton. Geoffrey. P. P. King in H.M. Cutter Mermaid.

Lot 172: Ingleton. Geoffrey. P. P. King in H.M. Cutter Mermaid.

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Description: Ingleton. Geoffrey. P. P. King in H.M. Cutter Mermaid. etching. signed 'Geoffrey C. Ingleton' lower right; inscribed 'P.P. King in H.M. Cutter Mermaid meets the Malay Fleet, April 1818' lower left. 16 x 21.5cm. with Endeavour. etching. signed 'Geoffrey C. Ingleton' lower right. inscribed 'ENDEAVOUR' lower centre in plate. 16 x 19cm. (2).

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Ingleton. Geoffrey. Botany Bay Welcome.

Lot 173: Ingleton. Geoffrey. Botany Bay Welcome.

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Description: Ingleton. Geoffrey. Botany Bay Welcome. etching. signed 'Geoffrey C. Ingleton' lower right. inscribed 'Botany Bay Welcome' lower centre, inscribed 'No 4/50' lower left. 22.5 x 28.5cm.

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Lindsay. Norman. Virtue.

Lot 174: Lindsay. Norman. Virtue.

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Description: Lindsay. Norman. Virtue. etching. 1921. signed and dated 'Norman Lindsay 1921' lower right. inscribed 'Virtue' lower centre. inscribed 'No 34' lower left. with the following facsimile etchings: Self Portrait; Life in the Temple; Fortunes & Fools. 32 x 26cm; 35 x 30cm; 30 x 35cm; 25 x 25cm. (4).

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Jackson. Sir Keith Alexander. Views in Affghanistan...from Sketches Taken During the Campaign of the Army of the Indus.

Lot 175: Jackson. Sir Keith Alexander. Views in Affghanistan...from Sketches Taken During the Campaign of the Army of the Indus.

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Description: Jackson. Sir Keith Alexander. Views in Affghanistan...from Sketches Taken During the Campaign of the Army of the Indus. an incomplete set consisting of nine hand coloured plates (two being framed), plus the title page. accompanying text with map (Route of the Army of the Indus 1839) missing front wrapper. housed in what appears to be the original (rather battered) folio. some foxing to plates.

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O'Harris. Pixie. The Meeting Pool 1978. watercolour

Lot 176: O'Harris. Pixie. The Meeting Pool 1978. watercolour

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Description: O'Harris. Pixie. The Meeting Pool 1978. watercolour signed and dated 'PIXIE. O'HARRIS.78' lower left. 28 x 33.5cm.

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O'Harris. Pixie. The Fairy who Wouldn't Fly.

Lot 177: O'Harris. Pixie. The Fairy who Wouldn't Fly.

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Description: O'Harris. Pixie. The Fairy who Wouldn't Fly. watercolour. signed 'PIXIE. O'HARRIS' lower left. 16cm (diameter). LITERATURE Literature: This work is the title page illustration for Pixie O'Harris, 'The Fairy Who Wouldn't Fly', Angus & Robertson, 1976. OTHER NOTES Accompanied by a copy of the aforementioned publication, which is signed, dated and inscribed 'Best Wishes / Pixie O'Harris 1976' on the half title.

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