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The Art of Robert Bateman

By: Derry, Ramsay ; Peterson, Roger Tory

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Swan Hill Press: 1993

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 10296

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 285mm x 297mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 180pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Robert Bateman. Good +++/Good +++. Large book is not new and has been handled, but still bright and clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper has a little edgewear and evidence of handling but basically clean. First published in Canada in 1981, this is a full-scale collection of paintings by work of a world-fa... View more info

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The Hermitage

By: Descargues, Pierre

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1961

Edition: first thus

Inscription: Gift Inscription

Seller ID: 15554

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 210mm x 154mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 320pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good. Gift Inscription. Book is clean with minimal wear, faint stain to bottom block edge. Dustwrapper is clean but worn and chipped around edges, front flap clipped. Excellent guide to the treasures of the Hermitage in St Petersburg (then Leningrad) with 335 illustrations, including 127 full p... View more info

Claude

By: Dillon (M.A.), Edward

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1905

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 10750

Condition: Good


Hardback, 151mm x 116mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xii prelims, 202+80pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped but still clean. Block edges darkened with some foxing, also ragged as cut, some pages still uncut. Pocket-sized "Little Book on Art" presents the biography of a great French landscape painter, with 40 b/w illustrations. Catalogue: Art. Keywords: Claude, landscape, Turner View more info

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Sicily - Archaeological and Artistic Museum of Europe

By: Dragotta, Anna Maria

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Palermo, Poligraf: 1978

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 7141

Condition: Good


Paperback, 312mm x 216mm , 144pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Paperback in protective transpapernt jacket. Spine faded, front cover binding loose from spine, block edges a little grubby, pages otherwise bright and clean. Generously illustrated with colour photographs, this is a big book of pictures of Sicily with text in a curiously stilted translation from the Italian by Artur Oliver. Catalogue: A... View more info

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Modern European Sculpture 1918-1945 - Unknown Beings and Other Realities

By: Elsen, Albert E.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1979

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 7955

Condition: Good +


Paperback, 252mm x 184mm , 192pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback is little worn and clean save for a single stain to top of block right edge. Catalogue book for a major 1979 US exhibition of 1918-1945 European sculpture. Catalogue: Art. Keywords: Sculpture, Brancusi, Picasso, Moore View more info

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The Art of Angels & Cherubs

By: Fellowes, Miranda

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Parragon: 1995

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 10769

Condition: Less than good


Paperback, 200mm x 192mm , 80pp. Colour illustrations.Less than good/NoWrapper. Paperback has been handled, tiny stain to top block edge, else clean and bright. A lovely presentation of full-colour images of angels and cherubs as painted by some of the greatest artists of the West. Catalogue: Art. Keywords: angels, cherubim, Giotto, Rubens View more info

Image for Dennis Flanders' Britannia, being a selection from the work of Dennis Flanders R.W.S. R.B.A. who for half a century has observed, drawn & loved the landscape and architecture of the British Isles

Dennis Flanders' Britannia, being a selection from the work of Dennis Flanders R.W.S. R.B.A. who for half a century has observed, drawn & loved the landscape and architecture of the British Isles

By: Flanders, Dennis

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stockfield, Oriel Press: 1984

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 7173

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 310mm x 237mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xvi prelims, 224pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Dennis Flanders. Very Good/Good +. Large-scale book is not new and has some dusting to top edge of block but otherwise clean and impressive. Dustwrapper has some shelfwear, spine and corners bumped with extremities torn. Collection of paintings and drawings of British scenes by a significant British artist of ... View more info

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Vision and Design

By: Fry, Roger

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1920

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16654

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 292mm x 224mm grey and cream card boards over cloth spine, black titles, first edition, viii prelims, 204+32pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped and scuffed, corners frayed, some light grubbiness and discolouring. Block a little stiff and wobbly, edges ragged as cut and also a little grubby from handling, differential fading to endpapers, pages and plates otherwise clean. First edition of important collectio... View more info

L Campbell Taylor His Place in Art

By: Furst, Herbert

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Leigh-on Sea, F Lewis Publishers Ltd: 1945

Seller ID: 872


4to, 1st, H/B, d/w chipped and torn,but whole save 1cm of spine top, shelfworn now protected, blue cloth boards with black and gilt label on spine, t.e.g. handmade, untrimmed paper, pp134 + list of paintings, 41 tipped in plates b/w and col, VG/G. No 140 View more info

Image for The Fun Starts Here - Out-takes from a Rock Memoir

The Fun Starts Here - Out-takes from a Rock Memoir

By: Godley, Kevin ; Creme, Lol

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Arrow Books: 1981

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 10827

Condition: Good


Paperback, 240mm x 297mm , 88pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Kevin Godley, Lol Good/NoWrapper. Wide paperback has been well read, with general wear and grubbiness to edges, light creasing here and there, but pages clean and unmarked. Small price sticker on rear. Ex-10cc members offer a witty take on the rock industry they knew so well, with their own illustrations every bit as artistic as their own ground-breaking music. Catalogue: Art. Keywor... View more info

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Rajput Painting

By: Gray, Basil

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1956

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 7968

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 313mm x 247mm , 24pp. Colour illustrations.Good +++/Good +. Large-scale paperback is nice and clean with little or no wear, partially-affixed plates all present. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some very slight shelfwear, else clean. Volume in the Faber Gallery of Oriental Art series presents ten fine examples of Central Indian painting from the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries, introduced and with notes by Gray. Catalogue: Art. Keywords: Painting, Rajput,... View more info

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Album Cover Album 3 - Compiled by Roger Dean and David Howells

By: Greenland, Colin ; Fisher, Bob

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates - Guild Publishing: 1986

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 8942

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 304mm x 297mm black cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first thus, 141pp. plus index, Colour illustrations.Good +++/Good +++. Large-scale book is tight and clean, just some barely-visible foxing to top block edge. Dustwrapper (now protected) is clean with little or no wear. Book club edition if Dean and Howells' third selection of artistic LP covers first published in 1984. Catalogue: Art. Keywords: LP, rock, album, sleeve This book is unusually heavy or large... View more info

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Pieter Bruegel - Complete Edition of the Paintings

By: Grossmann, F.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon: 1973

Edition: third edition

Seller ID: 7375

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 313mm x 230mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, third edition, 206pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Spine and boards clean save some some bumping and a little fading to base of spine. Pages bright and clean, just a little foxing to top block edge. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some shelfwear, spine fade, some faint marking to rear. First published in 1955, this is the standard larg... View more info

James Ward, R.A. - His Life and Works, with a Catalogue of his Engravings and Pictures

By: Grundy, C. Reginald

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Otto Limited: 1909

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 4100

Condition: Less than good


Hardback, 28cm x 21cm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, lv prelims, 75pp. plus index, plus appendix/appendicies, Colour illustrations.Less than good/NoWrapper. Tight and solid, with clean plates, book is nonetheless worn with age, with general bumping, scuffing, discolouring to boards abd spine, with fraying at ends and corners. Also foxing to block edges, also affecting text pages. One page loose. Collection of work by eminent British artist. Catalogue: ... View more info

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Signed Miniatures

By: Hand, Sidney

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Sidney Hand:

Edition: f

Seller ID: 4114

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 280mm x 215mm buff cloth boards, gilt titles, f, 26pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Ends of spine are a little frayed. Block edges a little darkened with some light foxing. No date but external vidence suggests 1925. Basically an illustrated catalogue of a London miniature art exhibition - featuring mostly British artists - with introductory matter by Hand. Catalogue: Art. Keywords: Miniatures, Hand, Hazlehurst View more info

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This Passion for Prints - a new stock catalogue

By: Harvey-Lee (Hon. R.E.), Elizabeth

Price: £9.00

Publisher: North Aston, Oxon, Elizabeth Harvey-Lee: 2002

Seller ID: 7148

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 275mm x 215mm , 64pp. Black and white illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback catalogue has been read, light grubbiness from handling of rear, pages clean. 2002 catalogue of Prints in stock at Elizabeth Harvey-Lee, including images by major artists. Catalogue: Art. Keywords: Prints, Gericault, Millet, Piranesi View more info

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The Banquet of the Immortals

By: Hasson, Dr. James

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Poseidon Press: 1948

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Inscribed and signed by author

Seller ID: 1021

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 266mm x 204mm blue and cream card boards over cloth spine, gilt titles, first edition, 208pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Inscribed and signed by author. Block edges ragged as cut, board edges tanned, tissue sheets on colour plates darkened, otherwise tight and clean save for a faint smudge or two on boards from handling. #149 in an edition of 300 copies of Dr. Hasson's masterly musings on the works of high art in h... View more info

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Thomas Gainsborough

By: Hayes, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, The Tate Gallery: 1980

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 10770

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 256mm x 187mm , 158pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Substantial paperback catalogue is bumped at rear bottom corner, else clean and tight. Catalogue for a major 1980-81 exhibition of Gainsborough works. Catalogue: Art. Keywords: conversation, Sheridan, England View more info

A Handbook of Roman Art - A Survey of the Visual Arts of the Roman World

By: Henig, Martin (ed)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oxford, Phaidon: 1983

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 14385

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 250mm x 178mm grey cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 288+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is clean and tight with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is cloean with little or no wear. A superb collection of eleven essays by eminent scholars on the visual art of the whole Roman period, from kingdom to Empire, covering such fields as coins and glassware, a... View more info

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Minoan and Mycenaean Art

By: Higgins, Reynold

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1974

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 10776

Condition: Reading copy only


Paperback, 209mm x 149mm , 216pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Reading copy only/NoWrapper. Opening six pages are detached but present. Book otherwise in Good+ condition - basically clean with some wear from handling and a little darkening of age. Stamp on front endpaper. A comprehensive history of the ancient art and architecture of the Cretan and Mycenaean cultures, as well as that of the Cycladic Is... View more info

Image for Augustus John - Volume 2: The Years of Experience

Augustus John - Volume 2: The Years of Experience

By: Holroyd, Michael

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1975

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 7956

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 24cm x 16cm pink cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, xiii prelims, 263+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good. Book has been read and handled, spine and boards a little bumped, some foxing to top edge of block. Dustwrapper is bumped and chipped, edges generally woern. Book club edition of second and final volume of Holroyd's major biography of a once-famous British artist. Catalogue: Art. Keywords: John, art, war, Hampshire View more info

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Breakfast at Sotheby's - An A-Z of the Art World

By: Hook, Philip

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Particular Books: 2013

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16199

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 240mm x 157mm black cloth boards, white titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , x prelims, 347pp. Black and white illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is clean with minimal wear. Dustwrapper has minimal wear from handling, some faint little stains here and there. Entertaining yet informative guide to the art market, its buyers and sellers, and what it all means, if anything… Catalogue: Art. Keywords: market, dealer, auction View more info

Image for Some Reflections on the Art of Thomas Rowlandson & george Morland, being a lecture delivered to the Print Collectors' Club on Thursday December 13th 1928

Some Reflections on the Art of Thomas Rowlandson & george Morland, being a lecture delivered to the Print Collectors' Club on Thursday December 13th 1928

By: Image, Selwyn

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Print Collectors' Club: 1929

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 4116

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 253mm x 186mm cream cream card boards over red clothe spine, black titles, first edition, 63pp. Black and white illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Some light darkening to top edges of boards. Top of block perhaps a little dusty but overall clean, tight, and little read. No. 87 in a limited edition of 500 copies, this is an illustrated introduction to two little-known British artists of the 18th-19th centuries. Catalogue: Art. Keywords: Art, Rowlandson, Morl... View more info

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The Ingenious Mr Hogarth

By: Jarrett, Derek

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1976

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 10738

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 24cm x 16cm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 223+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book has been read, block edges a little darkened with some foxing on top. Light differential fading to endpapers, else clean and tight. Dustwrapper has been handled, with some wear and darkening along top edge, but still perfectly presentable. A well-researched and readable biography of the great English painter perhaps best known... View more info

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For Your Amusement and Instruction - The Elisabeth ball Collection of Historical Children's Materials

By: Johnson, Elizabeth L.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana, The Lilly Library: 1987

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 7114

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 280mm x 216mm , 96pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read. A little curling of corners. Light fadfing to spine and adacent covers. Catalogue for exhibition of old children's books. Catalogue: Art. Keywords: Children, books, Ball, exhibition View more info

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Popular Arts of the First World War

By: Jones, Barbara ; Howell, Bill

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1972

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 3056

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 253mm x 213mm khaki cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 176pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Very Good. Light pencil gift inscription opposite half-title. Spine slightly bumped. Foxing to block edges, notably at top. Dustwrapper (now protected) has faded spine, which is bumped at top, otherwise bright and clean with little or no shelfwear. Front flap clipped. A rewarding and reveali... View more info

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Hammershøi

By: Kramer, Felix ; Sato, Naoki ; Fonsmark Anne-Birgitte

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Royal Academy of Arts: 2008

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16636

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, 290mm x 222mm , 176pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Very Good/NoWrapper. Book is clean with little or no wear. Includes ephemeral 2-page review of the Hammershøi exhibition by Julian Bell from the Guardian 28/06/2008. Excellent review of the life and work of a Danish artist who lived from 1854 to 1916, produced to accompany a major 2008 exhibition in London and Tokyo. Fully illustrated throughout with Hammershøi's sti... View more info

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The Transformation of Eros

By: Kunstmann, Josef

Price: £11.00

Publisher: London, Oliver & Boyd: 1964

Edition: first thus

Inscription: Gift Inscription

Seller ID: 4083

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 19cm x 17cm red cloth boards, black titles, first thus, 154pp. Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Fair. Gift Inscription. Bright, clean, tight and solid. Small faint stain to top of block. Dustwrapper is clean with little wear, but rear has two significant tears, with a 5sq cm area of damage to top. Rear edge also darkened evenly. With 74 pages of text and 80 pages of colour plates, this is a rewarding look at the artistic representatio... View more info

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Claude Lorrain

By: Langdon, Helen

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Guild - Phaidon: 1989

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 10633

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 285mm x 247mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 160pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Three small speckles on top block edge, book otherwise tight, bright and clean. Dustwrapper has been handled, minimal edgewear. A stunning review of the work of perhaps the greatest of all landscape painters - the 17th century Frenchman Claude Lorrain. With 130 illustrations, 50 in full colour. Catalogue: Art... View more info

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English Sporting Prints

By: Laver, James

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock: 1970

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16174

Condition: Good


Hardback, 235mm x 170mm light blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 96pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good/Good +. Book has been well read, board and spine faded around edges, differential fading to endpapers, some light wear from handling. Dustwrapper has some light wear to edges and from handling. A Ward Lock Collectors Monograph which offers a generously illustrated guide to the English sporting print of the period c.1775-1875. Catalogue: Art... View more info