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21 Fulop-Miller, Rene and Gregor, Joseph The Russian Theatre - Its Character and History with Especial Reference to the Revolutionary Period
Philadelphia J.B.Lippincott Company Buckram Very Good No Jacket Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Undated, but c.1929. This edition was limited to six hundred and fifty copies for England and three hundred and fifty copies for the United States, of which this is no.34 of the American issue. Maroon buckram with title in gilt on spine. Top edge gilt. Condition: Very good with very light shelfwear to covers. Bottom inch of the half-title page coming away from the binding, otherwise binding sound. Hint of foxing to endpapers.136pp. 48 illustrations in colour and 357 in half-tone. A heavy book - will require extra postage if to be sent outside UK. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Price: 145.00 GBP
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The drawings of Henry Fuseli, with a Foreword By John Piper, Ganz, Paul
22 Ganz, Paul The drawings of Henry Fuseli, with a Foreword By John Piper
London Max Parrish & Co. 1949 Cloth Good Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Terracotta colour cloth with title in gilt on spine and front cover. Condition: Good, with very light shelfwear to covers and light browning to endpapers from inner flaps of dustjacket. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and soiling and a small chip missing to top of spine of jacket. Not price-clipped. 79pp. 106 b/w plates. As well as a thorough overview of the life and work of the Swiss born artist Henry Fuseli, the book contains a foreword by John Piper which summarises his view of his predecessor in the romantic style and also assembles a number of the judgments of Fuseli's own contemporaries, which are illuminating as well as diverting. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Sacred and Secular, Gill, Eric
23 Gill, Eric Sacred and Secular
London J.M.Dent & Sons for Hague & Gill Ltd. 1940 Cloth Very Good Good Book Denis Tegetmeier 
Scarlet cloth with title in silver on spine. Top edge red. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear and light soiling, some slightly heavier wear to head and tail of spine of jacket and small chip missing to base of spine of jacket. Not price-clipped. 198pp. Eight b/w line illustrations by Denis Tegetmeier. This book consists of a collection of six essays by Eric Gill on his thoughts about what leads to war. Ref: Corey & Mackenzie no.45 
Price: 33.00 GBP
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Social Justice & the Stations of the Cross, Gill, Eric
24 Gill, Eric Social Justice & the Stations of the Cross
London James Clarke & Co.Ltd. 1939 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Pale green paper-covered boards with title in navy blue on front cover and spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear and light sunning to spine. Very slight warping to front board, and light foxing to half-title. Occasional very light foxing within text. No inscriptions. 21pp. Title-page illustration (repeated on front cover) is from an engraving by Eric Gill. Ref: Corey & Mackenzie no.40. Font used is Joanna. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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A Room of their Own: The Bloomsbury Artists in American Collections, Green, Nancy E. and Reed, Christopher (eds.)
25 Green, Nancy E. and Reed, Christopher (eds.) A Room of their Own: The Bloomsbury Artists in American Collections
Ithaca, New York Herbert F.Johnson Museum of Art (Cornell University) 2008 1934260053 / 9781934260050 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Paper-covered boards with title in copper gilt on black cloth spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. 271pp. 200 plates, the majority in colour. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition organised by the Herbert F.Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University together with the Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University. It toured from the Nasher Museum of Art in 2008, to various other American university museum locations until 2010. The catalogue features paintings, prints, drawings, decorative arts and designs as well as books from the Hogarth press that exemplify the complex output of the Bloomsbury artists and examines their responses to the issues of war, industry, suffrage and the environment. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Samuel Palmer - the Visionary Years, Grigson, Geoffrey
26 Grigson, Geoffrey Samuel Palmer - the Visionary Years
London Kegan Paul 1947 Cloth Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Green cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with light foxing to endpapers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and light soiling. 206pp. plus 68 b/w plates. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Buntpapier - Herkommen Geschichte Techniken Beziehungen Zur Kunst, Haemmerle, Albert
27 Haemmerle, Albert Buntpapier - Herkommen Geschichte Techniken Beziehungen Zur Kunst
Munich Georg D.W.Callwey 1961 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
NB: Text is in German throughout. Red gilt and black decorative paper covered boards with ttile in gilt on black cloth spine. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear to covers. Spine lightly sunned. Binding sound. The front and rear pastedowns have some old sellotape marks (sellotape no longer present). Binding sound. 251pp. Many tipped in colour plates. No dustjacket. This book tells the history of decorated papers, from the earliest times, through to the mid 19th century, with an emphasis on papers produced in Europe in the18th century. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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Regency Furniture Designs Fron Contemporary Source Books 1803-1826 - a Collection of pattern-books Including Selections from Thomas Sheraton Thomas Hope et al., Harris, John
28 Harris, John Regency Furniture Designs Fron Contemporary Source Books 1803-1826 - a Collection of pattern-books Including Selections from Thomas Sheraton Thomas Hope et al.
London Alec Tiranti 1961 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
1960 reprint of the edition originally published in parts from 1759-1763. Red pvc crushed morocco with titles in gilt on spine and front cover. Condition: Fine, with light sunning to spine. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 26pp. text, 299 b/w illustrations. The card slipcase is in good condition, with general light soiling, sunning and shelfwear. Part of the Master Hands series Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Victorian Stained Glass, Harrison, Martin
29 Harrison, Martin Victorian Stained Glass
London Barrie & Jenkins 1980 0214206890 / 9780214206894 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Black hardcover with title in silver on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Binding sound. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. Price-clipped. 96pp. 32 colour and many b/w plates. This was the first comprehensive survey of 19th century stained glass - a medium unique for being the focal point for the cross-currents between fine art, architecture and design. From the beginning of the 19th century strenuous efforts were made to revive the art of stained glass and many of the leading artists after 1840 designed for the medium at some point, including Rossetti, Albert Moore, Madox Brown, William de Morgan and Simeon Solomon. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Paul Rand, Heller, Steven
30 Heller, Steven Paul Rand
London Phaidon Press 1999 0714837989 / 9780714837987 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Ochre yellow hardcover with title in black on spine. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear and light sunning to spine. No inscriptions. 255pp. Many colour illustrations. Paul Rand (1914-1996) was a pioneering figure in American graphic design. Adopting what he called a "problem-solving" approach to design, he drew on the ideas of European avant-garde art movements, such as Cubism, Constructivism and De Stijl, and synthesised them to produce his own distinctive graphic language. A heavy book will require extra postage if to be shipped outside UK. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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31 Henrywood, R.K. Relief-Moulded Jugs 1820-1900
Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK The Antique Collectors' Club 1985 0907462588 / 9780907462583 1st Edition Cloth Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Blue cloth with title in gilt on spine and front cover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers and light foxing to top edge of textblock. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 246pp. 20 colour plates (inc.frontispiece) and many b/w illustrations. This was the first book to be devoted entirely to relief-moulded jugs, by far the most widely used utilitarian vessel of the mid and late Victorian periods. They reflect the history of artistic styles in the 19th century, and some of them are magnificent examples of Victorian art. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Graphis Vol 20, No.111, 1964, Herdeg, Walter (ed.)
32 Herdeg, Walter (ed.) Graphis Vol 20, No.111, 1964
Zurich Walter Herdeg, The Graphis Press 1964 First Edition Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
NB: Text in English, French and German. Softcover. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 84pp. Many b/w and occasional colour illustrations. This issue includes articles on Finnish design, Western American advertising art and artistic quality in children's books. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Browne Muggs - English Brown Stoneware, Hildyard, Robin
33 Hildyard, Robin Browne Muggs - English Brown Stoneware
London Victoria and Albert Museum 1985 0948107243 / 9780948107245 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Softcover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 127pp. Over 367 b/w images. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of English brown stoneware held at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London from September 11th to November 17th, 1985. This exhibition set out to show for the first time the full range of domestic English stonewares from c.1660 to the late 19th century. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 17.00 GBP
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34 Hillier, J. (intro.) The Harari Collection of Japanese Paintings and Drawings
London The Arts Council of Great Britain 1970 Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Softcover. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear and light sunning to spine and edges of rear cover. Light cockling to top of rear cover, not affecting text in any way. Binding sound, text clean. 64pp. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition held at the Victori & Albert Museum (arranged by the Arts Council) from 14 January - 22 February 1970. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Dream Factory Communism, Hollein, Max (foreword)
35 Hollein, Max (foreword) Dream Factory Communism
Ostfildern-Ruit, Germany Hatje Cantz Verlag 2003 377571328x / 9783775713283 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Dual text in English and German throughout. White hardcover with title in brown on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear. 464pp. 260 illustrations, 152 in colour. The mass culture we know today had its beginnings in the years between World War I and World War II, with its main avenue being the reproduction and circulation of images via media such as posters and movies. The centrally organised Soveit mass culture of the Stalin period is an example of a highly effective propaganda machine. This book presents a macrocosm of Soviet art in the Stalin era, followed by later works of Sots Art and works by more contemporary Russian artists such as Erik Bulatov, Ilya Kabakov, and Komar & Melamid. A very heavy book, will require extra shipping charges if to be sent outside UK. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Chinese Carved Jades, Howard Hansford, S.
36 Howard Hansford, S. Chinese Carved Jades
London Faber & Faber 1968 Cloth Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Green cloth with title in gilt within red label on spine. Condition; Good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Light crease to lower right corner of front endpaper. Hint of sunning to very edges of b/w plates. No inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. 131pp. 8 colour and 96 b/w plates. This study of the work of the Chinese jade carver in all ages, and of the designs, purposes and usages of ancient jades, is based on personal observation, on earlier writings of Chinese and Western scholars, on references to jades in the Chinese Classics, and on the evidence of archaeological excavation in China. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Luminous Image: Painted Glass roundels in the Lowlands, 1480-1560, Husband, Timothy B.
37 Husband, Timothy B. The Luminous Image: Painted Glass roundels in the Lowlands, 1480-1560
New York The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1995 0870997483 / 9780870997488 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light cockling to top edge of textblock. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 234pp. 21 colour plates. Many b/w illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of painted glass roundels held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, from May 23 to August 20, 1995. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Soul of the North: a Social, Architectural and Cultural History of the Nordic Countries, 1700-1940, Kent, Neil
38 Kent, Neil The Soul of the North: a Social, Architectural and Cultural History of the Nordic Countries, 1700-1940
London Reaktion Books 2000 1861890419 / 9781861890412 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Dark blue hardcover with title in silver on spine. Condition: Very good, with a hint of light sunning to very edges of text. Name of previous owner (the art critic, John House) on front endpaper. Binding sound. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 416pp. 270 illustrations, 45 in colour. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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39 Keyes, George S. Mirror of Empire: Dutch Marine Art of the Seventeenth Century
Cambridge The Minneapolis Institute of Arts in Association with Cambridge University Press 1990 0521393280 / 9780521393287 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Rectangular octavo. Green cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Fine, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fine, with just a hint of shelfwear to edges of jacket. 444pp. 49 colour plates and 184 b/w illustrations. This book was published to accompany the eponymous exhibiion organised by the Minneapolis Institute of Arts in 1990, which then toured to the Toledo Museum of Art and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. This book was the first survey in the English language of one of the most important categories of Netherlandish art, and one whih provides the key to understanding Dutch society at a critical moment in its history. The book includes essays by four distinguished scholars of Dutch art, George S.Keyes, Dirk de Vries, James A.Welu and Charles K.Wilson. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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October - The Second Decade, 1986-1996, Krauss, Rosalind (ed.) et al.
40 Krauss, Rosalind (ed.) et al. October - The Second Decade, 1986-1996
Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England. The MIT Press 1997 0262112264 / 9780262112260 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Black hardcover with title in red on spine. Condition: Very good, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear and light soiling. 447pp. Several b/w illustrations. This book collects examples of the innovative critical and theoretical work for which the journal OCTOBER is known. The topics of enquiry include body politics and psycoanalysis, spectacle and institutional critique, art practice and art history, and postcolonial discourse. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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