2008 Peter Lyssiotis – Outside of a dog… 8 March – 19 April

“Outside of a dog…” 25 years of book arts, prints, photographs

artists books

1. Desire & The Brush (1996)
original letterpress text with tipped in type, 8 photograps, 2 original drawings by Kristin Headlam. 24.0 x 20.0 cm; housed in slipcase; Nick Doslov (Renaissance Bookbinding). 4 + 2 ap, signed by both artists in ink and numbered in ink.  Masterthief Enterprises, Melbourne.
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2. Three Cheers for Civilization (1985)
offset: colour, 27.0 x 21.0 cm. 1000 softcover + 50 casebound. Champion Books, Melbourne
casebound $90. softcover $40

3. Peter Lyssiotis with Jas H. Duke & Vivienne Mehes
Industrial Woman (1986)
offset: b&w, 28.0 x 21.5, c. 1000 softcover Industrial Woman Collective, Melbourne
$40

4. The Harmed Circle (1992)
original letterpress text with tipped in type 8 photographs. 25.0 x 21.0 cm; Nick Doslov (Renaissance Bookbinding). 10 + 3 ap, signed and numbered in ink. Masterthief Enterprises, Melbourne
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5. …From The Secret Life of Statues (1994)
original letterpress text with tipped in type 8 photographs. 25.0 x 21.0 cm; Nick Doslov (Renaissance Bookbinding). 10 + 3 ap, signed and numbered in ink. Masterthief Enterprises, Melbourne
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6. Peter Lyssiotis and Gyorgy Scrinis
C.D.’s And Other Things (1994). Offset: b&w, 21.0 x 15.0 cm. 1000 stapled. Masterthief Enterprises, Melbourne.
$9

7.  A Boy A Journey & (1995)
original letterpress text with tipped in silver gelatin photographs. 25.5 x 18.5 cm; Nick Doslov (Renaissance Bookbinding). 3 + 1 ap. Masterthief Enterprises, Melbourne.
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8. Desire & The Brush (1996)
original letterpress text with tipped in type, 8 photographs, 2 original drawings by Kristin Headlam, 24.0 x 20.0 cm; housed in slipcase; Nick Doslov (Renaissance Bookbinding). 4 + 2 ap, signed by both artists in ink and numbered in ink. Masterthief Enterprises.
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9. Peter Lyssiotis with Theo Strasser
The Use of Ashes (1996)original handwritten text & gouache, 40.0 x 32.0 cm; Nick Doslov (Renaissance Bookbinding). 5, signed by both artists in ink and numbered in ink. Masterthief, Melbourne.
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10. The Products of Wealth 1997
original letterpress text with tipped in silver gelatin photographs, (6 sewn and numbered booklets + colophon booklet housed in a drop back book box). 29.0 x 20.0 cm; Nick Doslov (Renaissance Bookbinding). 5 + 1 ap. Masterthief, Melbourne.
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11. George Alexander with Peter Lyssiotis
Mortal Divide 1997
text by George Alexander, photomontage by Peter Lyssiotis, 17.5 x 14.5 cm; printed and bound by Southwood Press. Brandle & Schlesinger Book Publishers.
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12. Feather & Prey 1997
original text with b&w offset images. 27.0 x 21.0 cm; Nick Doslov (Renaissance Bookbinding). 10 + 3 ap, signed and numbered in ink. Masterthief Enterprises, Melbourne.
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13. Peter Lyssiotis with Scott McQuire
The Look of Love 1998
original letterpress text with tipped in type c photographs. 29.0 x 19.5 cm; (housed in slipcase), Nick Doslov (Renaissance Bookbinding). 10 + 6 ap, signed in ink by the artists, numbered in ink. Masterthief. Melbourne.
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14. Peter Lyssiotis with George Matoulas
Journey 1999
original screenprinted text with lithographs. 34.0 x 24.5 cm; bound by George Matoulas. 8 + 2 ap, signed by the artists in ink, numbered in ink. Messofa Press.
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15. Brian Castro with Peter Lyssiotis
Looking for Estrellita 1999
Text by Brian Castro, photomontage by Peter Lyssiotis. 18.0 x 13.3 cm; printed by McPherson’s Printing Group, University of Queensland Press.$30

16. Peter Lyssiotis with Alex Selenitsch
Mnempolis 2000
Original letterpress text with laser colour prints, plus 1 original drawing. 29.0 x 21.5 cm; (housed in folder by Alex Selenitsch).
7 + 3 ap, signed by the artists in pencil, number circled in pencil. Masterthief & Hybrid Productions.
$1000

17. The Ifs of Language 2002
original text and b&w offset. 42.0 x 26.0 cm (housed in slipcase); Nick Doslov (Renaissance Bookbinding). 10 + 3 ap, signed and numbered in ink by the artist. Masterthief, Melbourne.
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18. Peter Lyssiotis with Noga Frieberg (Mizrahi)
Homeland 2003
Original text with computer generated b&w, & colour photographs. 15.0 x 20.5 cm; Apollo Moon Binders. 20 + 2 ap, signed by the artists in ink, numbered in ink.  Masterthief, Melbourne
$650

 

19. Peter Lyssiotis with Leon van Schai
Paris 2003
b&w offset. 21.5 x 16.0 cm; White’s Law Bindery. 10 + 2 ap with special binding. (Edition of 10 sold out.)100 bound by The Bindery, signed and numbered by the artists ink. Masterthief, Melbourne.
$80

20. Peter Lyssiotis with Angela Cavalieri
1316-Book I 2004 and 1316-Book II 2006
each book – loose folded sheets housed in box, comprising linocuts handwritten text and photographs. 40.0 x 33.0 cm; White’s Law Bindery. each – 10 + 2 ap signed by the artists in ink, numbered in ink.  Masterthief, Melbourne
$180021. A Gardener at Midnight: Travels in the Holy Land 2004

21. original texts (1 by Peter Lyssiotis & 1 by Brian Castro); 52.0 x 36.0 cm; Nick Doslov (Renaissance Bookbinding); 10 + 5 ap (with 2 original signed prints) Masterthief, Melbourne
$12,000

22. The Bird, The Belltower 2005
offset: b&w with a 4 colour section; 21.0 x 14.5 cm; 300 soft cover;  Owl Publishing (2nd ed.); Modern Writing Press (1st ed., 2004)
$30

23. His Wayward Hand 2005
original screenprinted text with lithographs. 33.5 x 25.5 cm; bound by George Matoulas. 12 + 2 ap, signed by the artists in ink, numbered in ink. Masterthief & Messofa Press.
$1,400

24. Peter Lyssiotis with Monica Oppen
Seven Rooms 2005
original text & colour photomontages printed offset. 21.0 x 21.0 cm; (box made by Daphne Lera, bound by Monica Oppen). 17 + 2 ap, signed by the artists in ink, numbered in ink. Ant Press, Sydney & Masterthief, Melbourne.
$1,600

25. Peter Lyssiotis with Robert Colvin & Theo Strasser
Using Shadows 2005
b & w photographs, prints & colour gouache.  41.5 x 31.5 cm; White’s Law Bindery. 10 + 3 ap, signed by the artists in ink, numbered in ink. Masterthief. Melbourne.
$950

26. 7 Disrupted Interviews with History 2007
original text & laser colour images. 22.0 x 15.0 cm; White Law’s Bindery. 25 + 3 ap, signed and numbered by the artist in ink. Masterthief, Melbourne.
$600

27. Peter Lyssiotis with Anne Twigg
If His Voice Be True 2007
Original text & colour images printed offset. 21.5 x 15.5 cm; White Law’s Bindery. 16 + 2 ap, signed by the artists in ink, numbered in ink. Masterthief. Melbourne/
$650

28. Peter Lyssiotis with Theo Strasser
Eyewitness 2008
26 x 50.5 cm; bound by Daphne Lera assisted by Monica Oppen. 10 + 4 ap. Masterthief, Melbourne & Ant Press, Sydney.
$2000