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The Monumental remains of Noble and Eminent Persons, Comprising the Sepulchral Antiquities of Great Britain, Engraved from Drawings By Edward Blore

By: N/A

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Pall Mall East, London, Harding, Lepard and Co.: 1826

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003671


Half leather with decorative marbled paper covered boards, with titles in gilt on spine. Marbled endpapers. Condition: Good, described as such becaused the covers are in fair condition, but internally the contents are in very good condition. The leather of the spine is rubed, the boards have generaly rubbind and shelfwear as to the leather covered cover corners, which are worn and frayed. The front hinge is nearly separated from spine, being held in place by one binding ... View more info

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A catalogue of the etchings of Samuel Palmer

By: Alexander, R.G. (intro.)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, The Print collectors' Club: 1937

Seller ID: 004886


Dark brown/black buckram with title in gilt on the spine and the monogram of the Print Collector's Club outlined in gilt on front cover. Condition: Fair to good, covers have general light shelfwear, and endpapers have some foxing with light foxing generally throughout the book. Previous owners name on front endpaper in pencil with the date 1945. Binding sound. 62pp. 21 collotype plates plus frontispiece portrait of Samuel Palmer. This edition, printed at the Baynard Pres... View more info

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Partnership in Style: Edgar Wood and J.Henry Sellers

By: Archer, John (intro.)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Manchester, Manchester City Art Gallery: 1975

Seller ID: 005771


Softcover. Cream card covers with title in green on spine. Condition: Fair to good, covers are in fair condition with some sunning to spine and surrounding area, and general light shelfwear, light soiling and foxing. Internally, the catalogue is in very good condition. The binding is sound, and there are no inscriptions. 96pp. Many b/w illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition held at the Manchester City Art Gallery from16 October to 16 Novem... View more info

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Nobrow 7: Brave New World

By: Arthur, Sam et al.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Nobrow Press: 2012

Seller ID: 005940


Softcover. Condition: Fine, with just a very faint hint of shelfwear to covers. View more info

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Dosso Dossi - La Pittura a Ferrara Negli Anni Del Ducato Di Alfonso I - 2 Vols.

By: Ballarin, Alessandro

Price: £235.00

Publisher: Cittadella (Padua), Bertoncello Artigraphiche: 1995

Seller ID: 005008


NB: Text is in Italian throughout. Hardcover in slipcase. Scarlet cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Both volumes are in fine condition. Dustjacket condition: Fine, with just a hint of very light shelfwear. The slipcase is in good condition with light scuffing to base and top left edge of slipcase. Vol I - 533pp. 204 colour and 244 b/w plates, Vol II - 815 b/w plates. A very heavy set - will require extra postage if to be sent outside UK. Size: Folio - over 12... View more info

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First Friends - Paul and Bunty, John and Christine - and Carrington

By: Blythe, Ronald

Price: £225.00

Publisher: Denby Dale, Huddersfield, W.Yorkshire, The Fleece Press: 1997

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 005642


Quarter-cloth (terracotta colour) with a blue Paul Nash pattern paper put together from one of the drawings he made for "Images of War", 1919. Title in black on paper label on spine. One of an edition of 300 copies. Condition: Fine. Grey paper covered slipcase with brown cloth edges is in good condition, with a couple of small watersplashes to the brown cloth (not affecting the book in any way). 175pp. Several tipped-in and colour plates and full page b/w photogr... View more info

Fonts and Font Covers

By: Bond, Francis

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne, Henry Frowde: 1908

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 003577


Blue cloth with titles stamped in white on front cover and spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers, and some rubbing and sunning to spine. Foxing to endpapers. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions, apart from previous owners name in pencil on front endpaper. 347pp. 426 b/w photographs and drawings. A thorough reference work on the history and types of fonts in England, including descriptions of fonts of gold, silver, bronze, pewter, brick and lead. S... View more info

Folk Art of Primitive Peoples

By: Bossert, Helmuth Th.

Price: £19.00

Publisher: London, A.Zwemmer Ltd.: 1955

Seller ID: 001105


Oatmeal colour paper-covered boards with buff cloth spine and titles in dark red on spine and cover. Condition: Good, v.light cockling to cover from an old water splash. Binding sound, text clean, no marks or inscriptions. Page edges v.lightly browned. D/J condition: Poor, very grubby, ripped and worn. 15pp. text with 40 colour plates of various tribal artefacts. In all, illustrating six hundred decorative motifs in colour, forming a survey of the applied art of Africa, ... View more info

Twentieth-century Russiand and East European Painting (The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection)

By: Bowlt, John E. and Misler, Nicoletta

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Zwemmer: 1993

Seller ID: 005626


Black buckram with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with previous owners bookplate on front pastedown. 329pp. Many colour illustrations. The fifty-nine Russian and East European paintings and drawings accumulated by the present Baron Thyssen during the 1970s and 1980s include major works by Goncharova, Larionov, Lissitzky, Malevich, Rodchenko, Moholy-Nagy, Popova, Rozanova and other avant-garde artists. The catalogue is introduced by three essays: the Russia... View more info

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Blood: Art, Power, Politics and Pathology

By: Bradburne, James M. (ed.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Munich, London, New York, Prestel: 2001

Seller ID: 005688


Black hardcover with title in red on spine. Text is in English throughout. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 272pp. 390 illustrations of which 220 are in colour. This book was published to accompany the exhibition held at the Museum fur Angewandte Kunst and the Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, from November 11, 2001 to January 27, 2002. It invites the reader to reflect on the ma... View more info

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Michelangelo's Dream

By: Buck, Stephanie (ed.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Courtauld Gallery in Association with Paul Holberton Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: 005132


Brown cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear. 224pp. 100 illustrations, many in colour. Michelangelo Bunoarroti's (1475-1564) celebrated masterpiece The Dream (Il Sogno) has been described as one of the finest of all Renaissance drawings and it is amongst The Courtauld Gallery's greatest treasures. This book examines The Dream in the context of the so-called &... View more info

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Tanaka Ikko: Graphic Master

By: Calza, Gian Carlo

Price: £135.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon Press: 1997

Seller ID: 005824


White hardcover with title in black on spine. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear and light soiling. 271pp. Many colour illustrations. Tanaka Ikko (1930-2002) is one of the established masters of graphic design. This book examines Tanaka's entire oeuvre, from the late 1950s to the date of publication in 1997, encompassing graphic design, art direction and interior design. View more info

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Ruhlmann: Master of Art Deco

By: Camard, Florence

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson Ltd.: 1984

Seller ID: 005468


Black hardcover with title blindstamped on spine. Condition: Very good. No inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 312pp. 487 illustrations, 67 in colour. This book about one of the finest designers of the modern age includes examples of Ruhlmann's designs for interiors, in watercolour sketches and photographs, and of his lamps, wall coverings, beds, divans, sofas and chairs. Scarce. View more info

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Livio Mehus: Un Pittore Barocco Alla Corte Dei Medici 1627 - 1691

By: Chiarini, Marco (curator)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Livorno, Italy, Sillabe Srl: 2000

Seller ID: 005057


NB: Text is in Italian throughout. Dark brown cloth. Condition: Fine, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fine, with just a hint of shelfwear. 159pp. 53 colour plus 29 b/w plates, together with various other b/w illustrations. This book was published to accompany the exhibition of work by the Flemish artist Livio Mehus (1630-1691) held at the Galleria Palatina, Florence, from 27 June to 20 September 2000. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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The Pastel Society: Pastel Painting and Drawing 1898-2000

By: Coates, Thomas J. (foreword)

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, The Pastel Society: 2000

Seller ID: 005178


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 136pp. Many colour illustrations. This catalogue was published on the occasion of the exhibition of the Pastel Society held at the Mall Galleries, London from 2nd to 19th March 2000. The catalogue includes works by many well known artists such as Roger Hilton, Eileen Agar, Henry Moore and David Bomberg. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Pottery: techniques of Decoration

By: Colbeck, John

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, B T Batsford: 1991

Seller ID: 002647


Softcover. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 288pp. Profusely illustrated with b/w photographs. The author was a student at the Central School of Arts and Crafts. Subsequently he taught part-time at the Central School and at Bath Academy of Art, Corsham. Using photographs and illustrations, he shows simply and clearly the processes involved in creating a wide variety of pottery decoration. The contents include impressed and modelled relief... View more info

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Works of Art from Collections of the Cholmondeley Family and the Late Sir Philip Sassoon, Bt., From Houghton, Christie's, London 8th December 1994

By: Cornforth, John (intro.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd.: 1994

Seller ID: 005068


Hardcover with glassine jacket. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers and a hint of sunning to edges of text. The glassine jacket is in good condition, with some light wrinkling and soiling and a couple of small tears. Loosely laid in is a sheet of the prices achieved in the sale. 361pp. Many colour illustrations. This 147 item catalogue included some spectacular items, and the sale set a record for an English country house dispersal, It was also noto... View more info

Old Pewter: Its Makers and Marks in England, Scotland and Ireland - an Account of the Old Pewterer & His Craft

By: Cotterell, Howard Herschel

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, B.T.Batsford: 1969

Seller ID: 003498


Third reprint of the first edition published in 1929. Silver grey cloth with titles stamped in blue on front cover and spine. Cardboard slipcase in fair condition comes with the book. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers and spine. Some foxing to endpapers and half-title. Binding sound. Some light foxing to fore-edge of textblock. One or two occasional finger smudges to pages. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally shelfworn with a couple of small tears and a s... View more info

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Writings on Cy Twombly

By: Del Roscio, Nicola (ed.)

Price: £135.00

Publisher: Munich, Schirmer/Mosel Publishers: 2002

Seller ID: 006005


Ochre yellow cloth with title in black on spine.Condition: Very good, with just a hint osf shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear, sunning to spine and immediate surrounding area. 315pp. In this volume, Nicola Del Roscio brings together 43 commentaries on Cy Twombly (1928-2011) in the form of poems, exhibition reviews, letters, philosophihcal essays and discussions of art history dating from 1951 to t... View more info

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The Ship Painters

By: Finch, Roger

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Lavenham, Suffolk, Terence Dalton Ltd.: 1975

Seller ID: 005604


White hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with a hint of foxing to endpapers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear. Price-clipped. 136pp. Many b/w and some colour illustrations. This book deals exclusively and authoritatively with the "pier-head artists" and their work. This was the name given by seamen to the artists who painted the ships they sailed in. Biographical notes on over one h... View more info