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Image for Scultura Dipinta: Maestri De Legname e Pittori a Siena 1250-1450

Scultura Dipinta: Maestri De Legname e Pittori a Siena 1250-1450

By: Bagnoli, Alessandro (intro.)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Florence, Centro Di: 1988

Seller ID: 004957


1988 reprint (first published 1987). NB: Text is in Italian throughout. Softcover. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound. Reverse of front cover bears the label of Christie's Library (deaccessioned). 207pp. Several colour and many b/w illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of painted ecclesiastical sculpture dating between 1250-1450 held at the Pinacoteca Nazionale, Siena, from 16 July to 31 December, 1987. The cat... View more info

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Les Amours Des Dieux: La Peinture Mythologique De Watteau a David

By: Bailey, Colin B. (preface)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, Texas and Paris, Kimbell Art Museum and Reunion Des Musees Nationaux: 1991

Seller ID: 005193


NB: Text is in French throughout. Grey hardcover with title in white on spine and front cover. Condition: Very good, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. Hint of browning to very edges of text. 492pp.Some colour plates and many b/w illustrations. This book was published to accompany the exhibition held at the Galeries Nationales due Grand Palais, Paris from 15th October 1991 to 6th January 1992, which then toured to the Philadelphia Mus... View more info

Drawing from Nature: a series of progressive Instructions in Sketching, to Which are Appended lectures on Art Delivered at Rugby School

By: Barnard, George

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London and New York, George Routledge & Sons: 1877

Seller ID: 003514


New edition. Navy blue cloth with titles in gilt on spine and a folding easel in gilt on front cover. Condition: Good, covers have some shelfwear, with bumping to cover corners and head and tail of spine. The cloth of the spine has a small nick approx three inches down from the top. The date 1904 is written to the top of the front endpaper, no other inscriptions. The title page is beginning to come loose, and there is a small tear to the tissue guard of the frontispiece.... View more info

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Pride and Joy: Children's Portraits in the Netherlands 1500-1700

By: Bedaux, Jan Baptist and Ekkart, Rudi (ed.)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams Inc./Ludion Press Ghent: 2000

Seller ID: 004955


Scarlet cloth with title in dark grey on spine. Condition: Fine, Dustjacket condition: Fine. 319pp. 225 illustrations, including 98 colour plates. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition held at the Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem from 7 October to 31 December 2000 which then toured to Koninklijk Museum voor schone kunsten, Antwerp from 21 January to 22 April 2001. The charming portraits of children in this exhibition by Dutch and Flemish artists of the late R... View more info

Image for Turner's Paper: A Study of the Manufacture, Selection and Use of his Drawing Papers 1787-1820

Turner's Paper: A Study of the Manufacture, Selection and Use of his Drawing Papers 1787-1820

By: Bower, Peter

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Tate Gallery Publications: 1990

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005796


Olive cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. The book appears to have belonged to the author as it bears his name at the top of the front endpaper. The book is also signed by the author on the title page. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 135pp. Many b/w and some colour illustrations. This book, written by the paper historian Peter Bower, was published to accompany the exhibition held at the Tat... View more info

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Painters and Peasants in the Nineteenth Century

By: Brettell, Richard R. and Caroline B.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Geneva, Editions d'Art Albert Skira: 1983

Seller ID: 005781


Dark green cloth with title in dark green on front cover and spine, and original card slipcase. Condition: Very good with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. A few very faint smudges to front endpaper. Binding sound. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. Card slipcase in good condition with light shelfwear. 167pp. 10 colour and 54 b/w illustrations. The modern image of the peasant originated in Italy, in the 1820s, in the work of Leopold Robert, a Swiss,... View more info

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Murillo & His Drawings

By: Brown, Jonathan

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, The Art Museum, Princeton University: 1976

Seller ID: 004937


Dark grey paper covered boards with titles in black on pale grey-green cloth spine and in black on front cover. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Front endpaper has a small area (approx 1/2 by 1 inch) where a label has been removed. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and soiling, and light sunning to spine. 200pp. Many b/w illustrations. This book was published in conjunction with an exhibition of Murillo's drawings held at The A... View more info

Visionary & Dreamer

By: Cecil, David

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000638


Black cloth. Condition: Good, book sound, text clean. Slight foxing to pageblock. D/J condition: Good, with shelfwear and small rip to bottom of spine. Price-clipped. An account of the lives of two poetic painters; Samuel Palmer and Edward Burne-Jones. The book is also a study of the problems facing poetic and spiritually minded artists in the materialistic Victorian era. 222pp. Illustrated in b/w and colour. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Portrait Drawings XV-XX Centuries

By: Gere, J.A. (intro.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, British Museum Publications Ltd.: 1974

Seller ID: 001993


Orange hardcover with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with previous onwers name and address on fep. Binding sound, text clean. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light soiling and shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 112pp. 53 b/w illustrations. This catalogue was published to accompany the exhibition held in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, 2nd August to 31st December, 1974. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Landscape in Art Before Claude and Salvator

By: Gilbert, Josiah

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1885

Seller ID: 001054


Dark green cloth with titles in gilt on cover and spine. Condition: Good, clean and sound. Spine and corners bumped, covers lightly scuffed, a couple of small white splashes in spine. Previous owners bookplate inside front cover and a neat ink annotation on the blank page facing the preface. 461pp. 141 illustrations. A well-written book on the role of landscape in art through the ages, from Egyptian and Greek through to Mediaeval times and the Renaissance ending with Cla... View more info

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The Reproductive Engravings After Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones

By: Hartnoll, Julian (preface)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Julian Hartnoll: 1988

Seller ID: 004626


Blue paper covered boards with buff colour cloth spine. Title in gilt on spine and in black and red on paper label pasted on to front cover. Glassine jacket. Condition: Fine, binding sound, no inscriptions. The glassine jacket is in very good condition with a couple of marks to rear of jacket. One of an edition of 1000 copies. 61pp. 20 b/w plates. This catalogue includes all the reproductive prints published after paintings by Burne-Jones; these prints were published in ... View more info

The Epping Hunt

By: Hood, Thomas

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Glasgow, David Bryce & Son: 1889

Seller ID: 002773


Buff card covers illustrated in red and black with red cloth spine. Condition: Fair to good, covers have light shelfwear and light foxing. Binding cracked internally in one place, otherwise sound. Light foxing to endpapers. Text clean, no inscriptions. 47pp. Illustrated with six wood engravings by Branston and Wright, Bonner, Slader and T.Williams, after the designs by George Cruikshank. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Image for Phil May: His Life and Work 1864-1903

Phil May: His Life and Work 1864-1903

By: Houfe, Simon

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Aldershot, Hampshire, Ashgate Publishing: 2002

Seller ID: 005965


Dark green hardcover with title in silver on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound. Previous owners name (an art dealer) on front endpaper. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 169pp. 72 b/w illustrations. Phil May was one of the two outstanding British black-and-white artists of the 1890's; the other was Aubrey Beardsley. May was the jester rather than the aesthete. His world was that of ordinary people at the ... View more info

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Honore Daumier

By: Laughton, Bruce

Price: £45.00

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 005800


Maroon hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 200pp. 188 illustrations, several in colour. The life and work of one of the most productive and renowned French 19th century artists, Honore Daumier (1808-1879) is examined in this book. Known primarily in his own time for the penetrating social and political commentary of... View more info

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Cornelius Varley: The Art of Observation

By: Libson, Lowell (intro.)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Lowell Libson: 2005

Seller ID: 005966


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 192pp. 106 item catalogue with accompanying illustrations, many in colour. Includes four informative essays by Timothy Wilcox, Michael Pidgley, Huon Mallalieu and Peter Bower. View more info

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Early German Painting 1350-1550 (The Thyssen-Bornemisza collection)

By: Lubbeke, Isolde

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Sotheby's Publications: 1991

Seller ID: 004958


Black hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Fine, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 431pp. Many colour plates and b/w illustrations. A heavy book, will require extra postage if to be sent outside UK. German painting from the 14th to the early 16th century, under the inspiration first of Netherlandish art and next of the Italian Renaissance, attained a high point unsurpassed in later times. Almost all o... View more info

Image for William Blake: Apprentice & Master

William Blake: Apprentice & Master

By: Phillips, Michael

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Oxford, The Ashmolean Museum: 2014

Seller ID: 005961


Softcover. Condition: Very good with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 272pp. 250 colour illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by William Blake (1757-1827) held at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford from 4 December 2014 to 1 March 2015. The show explored three especially illuminating periods of Blake's life: his apprenticeship as an engraver, his flowering both as a painter and as a most original printm... View more info

Lithographs By Henri De Toulouse Lautrec

By: Quennell, Peter (foreword)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Arcade Gallery Publications: 1942

Seller ID: 001110


Black cloth with Toulouse Lautrec image pasted onto front cover. Condition: Good, covers lightly rubbed and worn, top right cover corner slightly more so. Endpapers and text lightly browned, binding sound, no marks or inscriptions. The ten images chosen were selected from the Exhibition of Lithographs by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec at the Arcade Gallery, London, October 1942. Includes portraits of Aristide Bruant, Yvette Guilbert and Emilienne d'Alencon. 4to - over 9¾"... View more info

Fresco Painting: Its Art and Technique, with Special Reference to the Buono and Spirit Fresco Methods

By: Ward, James

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1909

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 002590


Olive green/brown cloth with titles in gilt on spine and front cover together with a circular relief in gilt on front cover. Condition: Fair, covers are lightly shelfworn with slightly more wear to head and tail of spine, and sunning to spine. Bookplate of John Vinycomb (1833-1928), the Newcastle born artistic director of Marcus Ward in Belfast and an international expert in heraldry, on front pastedown. Authors presentation inscription on title page to John Vinycomb. Br... View more info

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Johannes Vermeer

By: Wheelock, Jr., Arthur.k.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New Haven & London, Yale University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 005097


Terracotta colour cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear. 229pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the first exhibition ever devoted exclusively to Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675), co-organised by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and the Royal Cabinet of Paintings Mauritshuis, The Hague. The exhibition was held fr... View more info