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New Acquisitions list for August 2016. | Douglas Stewart Fine Books Pty Ltd

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This month’€™s highlights include a major collection of early issues of Australia’s first newspaper, the Sydney Gazette (1803-1828); three rare works by Norman Lindsay, The Isle of San (1919), Idyllia (1922) and A Homage to Sappho (1928); a fine copy of the second edition of Lewin’s Lepidopterous Insects of New South Wales (1822); important early photographs of Australian Aborigines and New Zealand Maori; a previously unknown photograph of Tom Wills, cricketer and pioneer of Australian Rules Football (1867); two original fabric designs by the celebrated French artist Sonia Delaunay; world maps…

Lauraine Diggins Fine Art Collectors’ Exhibition | Lauraine Diggins Fine Art

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Lauraine Diggins Fine Art is pleased to present our Collectors’ Exhibition 2016 with over 100 artworks including European paintings from Old Masters to the Nineteenth Century and Australian artworks encompassing the scope of Australian art from early colonial artists and leading exponents of the Heidelberg School to significant women artists and Australian Modernists to contemporary and important indigenous artists. We are also delighted to present a selection of European paintings accessed through our relationships with highly reputable European and British art dealers. The Collectors’ Exhibition opens Saturday 6th August and will be showing throughout August and September. A colour illustrated…

AICCM – FRAME: Concept, History and Conservation, Melbourne 2016.

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AICCM – FRAME: Concept, History and Conservation, Melbourne 2016.
A symposium on the picture frame.
24-26 August 2016
Hosted by the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
The AICCM Conservation Framing and Gilded Objects special interest groups will hold this international symposium encompassing both traditional framing as well as broader concepts of framing for the presentation of modern and contemporary art and design. This wide-ranging theme will appeal to artists, conservators, curators, designers, frame makers and historians.

WARWICK OAKMAN ANTIQUES HAS ACQUIRED NEW, LARGER (AND OLDER!) PREMISES | Warwick Oakman Antiques

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Dear Clients, Colleagues and Friends.
Please note my new address: 30 Bridge St, Richmond, Tasmania, 7025.
My newly acquired 1830’s premises, in the heart of the antique centre of Richmond, offer a larger, more elegant Colonial period  setting than was previously available at my Battery Point premises.
30 Bridge St is  a stone miniature  Greek Doric temple of commerce! Renovations and conservation works are afoot.
Many  beautiful antiques have been put aside.
Please keep an eye on this webpage for updates and pictures.
Opening in the next couple of weeks.
Warwick Oakman 
[illustrated: one of an important pair of English Regency period ormolu mounted chiffonieres, with original inlaid marble tops, banded in ebony…

New Acquisitions July 2016 | Douglas Stewart Fine Books Pty Ltd

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Welcome to our New Acquisitions list for July, 2016.

In this month’s list you will find early colonial letters; nineteenth century Australian photographs and ephemera; a fine copy of one of the rarest of all Fanfrolico Press books, Propertius in Love, translated by Jack Lindsay and illustrated by Norman Lindsay; a copy in a deluxe binding of Fanny Elizabeth De Mole’s Wildflowers of South Australia (1861), the first book illustrating the flora of South Australia; early Australian sheet music and board games; and much, much more.

We also invite you to our shop for the launch of a new publication – Australian…

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