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Image for Drawing on Life: The autobiography of Paul Hogarth

Drawing on Life: The autobiography of Paul Hogarth

By: Ingrams, Richard (intro.)

Price: £33.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, David & Charles: 1997

Inscription: Signed by Artist

Seller ID: 006094

ISBN: 0715306448

Condition: Fine


Maroon hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Fine. Signed by Paul Hogarth on publishers label on title page. Dustjacket condition: Fine, with just a very faint hint of shelfwear. 192pp. Many b/w and colour illustrations. Paul Hogarth (1917-2001) was one of the most distinguished illustrators and graphic artists of the late 20th century. In his work topography, illustration and reportage achieve the status of fine art, a fact reflected in his membership of the... View more info

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Piper's Places

By: Ingrams, Richard and Piper, John

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus (The Hogarth Press): 1983

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005828

ISBN: 0701125500

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Pale grey-green hardcover with titles in dark green on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear, and some sunning to spine. Not price-clipped. 184pp. Many colour illustrations. This book presented for the first time in one volume the range of John Piper's work in the British Isles. The illustrations reproduce aquatints, collages, oil paintings and watercolours. Some of the ... View more info

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Paintings & Drawings Sarah Raphael 1989-1991

By: James, Clive (intro.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Agnew's: 1992

Seller ID: 004606

Condition: Fine


Dark green card covered catalogue with title in white on spine and in blue on front cover. Condition: Fine, with a small crease to top right corner of front cover. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Introductory essay by Clive James .13 colour and 6 b/w plates. This 64 item catalogue was produced to accomapny the exhibition of work by Sarah Raphael (1960-2001) held at Agnew's London, from 5 February to 6 March 1992. Scarce. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall View more info

The British Landscape 1920-1950

By: Jeffrey, Ian

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1984

Seller ID: 005083

ISBN: 0500233985

Condition: Very Good


Grey hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 112pp. 150 illustrations, 50 in colour. In this book, the author takes the reader on a visual tour of Britain which encompasses the farming scene, the manmade landscape, and survivals from ancient times. The reassuring idea of England as a pastoral land was kept alive in the years tha... View more info

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Ceri Richards

By: Jones, Gwyn (foreword)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Rhosllanerchrugog, The Welsh Committee of the Arts Council of Great Britain and the Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales: 1961

Seller ID: 005136

Condition: Good


NB: Dual text in English and Welsh. Card covers. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear. Colour frontispiece and 35 b/w plates. This little book was produced to celebrate the award of the Gold Medal of the National Eisteddfod of Wales to Ceri Richards (1903-1971) . Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Pamela Kay - A Personal View - Gouache (Atelier series)

By: Kay, Pamela

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, David & Charles: 1995

Inscription: Signed by Artist

Seller ID: 006093

ISBN: 0715302892

Condition: Fine


Blue hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Fine, signed by Pamela Kay within publishers label on title page. Dustjacket condition: Fine, with just a very faint hint of shelfwear. 128pp. Many colour illustrations. The British artist Pamela Kay (b.1939) is perhaps best known for her striking use of gouache. In this book, Pamela reveals much about gouache's particular qualities and benefits which will encourage all painters to explore this exciting medium to the... View more info

Ivon Hitchens

By: Khoroche, Peter

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005671

ISBN: 0233986073

Condition: Fine


Dark brown cloth with titles in gilt on spine and Hitchens signature in gilt on front cover. Condition: Fine, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear and just a hint of sunning where front of jacket meets the spine. Not price-clipped. 277pp. 100 colour plates. 70 b/w illustrations.This book was the first full-length study of Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979) life and art. He is widely regarded as one of Britains outs... View more info

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Eric Gill: Further thoughts by an apprentice

By: Kindersley, David

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London and New York, The Wynkyn de Worde Society and the Sandstone Press: 1982

Seller ID: 005472

ISBN: 0853314594

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Good, with very light shelfwear and some sunning to spine. No inscriptions. 24pp. Several b/w illustrations. The book comprises a facsimile of the Typophiles Chapbook 44 entitled Mr Eric Gill - Recollections of David Kindersley, originally published in 1967 by the Ward Ritchie Press, preceded by several pages being "an attempt to provide an appreciation of the validity of Gill's views and work today, to commemorate the centenary of his birth"... View more info

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Sexes and Sevens

By: Kneebone, Peter

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green and Co.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003897

Condition: Good


Paper covered boards. Condition: Good, with light browning to endpapers, and light shelfwear to covers. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Binding cracked internally in one place, otherwise good. Page edges are lightly sunned. Faint watersplashmark to right hand edge of last two pages. This book illustrates the progress of a couple in cartoon from from single life to married bliss. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Kitty North - Life on the Land

By: Lambirth, Andrew (intro.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Swan Mead Gallery: 2006

Seller ID: 004610

ISBN: 0953405249

Condition: Fine


Softcover. Condition: Fine, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Many colour plates. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Kitty North (b.1963) held at the Arts Club, Dover Street, London from 9 - 25 November 2006. Kitty North studied Fine Art at Chelsea School of Art, Brighton University and Manchester University. Her principal subject is landscape, and she paints the North Yorkshire countryside in which s... View more info

Roger Hilton - Drawings

By: Lambirth, Andrew (intro.)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Clark: 2001

Seller ID: 005747

Condition: As New


Spiral bound card covered catalogue. Condition: As new. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Roger Hilton (1911-1975) held at the Jonathan Clark gallery, London in 2001, and includes a two page introduction by the art critic Andrew Lambirth, together with 36 plates of work by Roger Hilton, mostly produced in the 1970's, many in colour. View more info

Image for Frank Auerbach - Paintings and Drawings 1977-1985 - British Pavilion XLII, Venice Biennale June-September 1986

Frank Auerbach - Paintings and Drawings 1977-1985 - British Pavilion XLII, Venice Biennale June-September 1986

By: Lampert, Catherine (intro.)

Price: £26.00

Publisher: London, The British Council: 1986

Seller ID: 005696

ISBN: 0863550371

Condition: Good


Softcover with dustjacket. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear and some light creasing to lower right corner. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 16 pages of text plus 32 plates, the majority in colour. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Frank Auerbach (b.1931) exhibited in the British Pavilion at the Venice Biennale in June-September 1986, and includes several versions of "Head of J.Y.M." View more info

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Art for All - London Transport Posters 1908-1949

By: Laver, James (intro.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Art and Technics: 1949

Seller ID: 004765

Condition: Fair


Softcover with jacket. Condition: Fair, covers are generally lightly shelfworn with some sunning to front cover corner approx. 2 by 4 inches which corresponds to a piece missing from the front cover of the dustjacket. The front cover has separated from the spine but is still holding at the rear joint. No inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Poor, generally shelfworn and soiled with some small chips and tears and a piece missing approx 2 by 4 inches to the corner of front ... View more info

William Scott

By: Lax, Dr.Julian

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Julian Lax: 1999

Seller ID: 001844

Condition: Good


Softcover. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear. Previous owners bookstamp lower right of title page. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of a collection of works on paper by William Scott, including gouaches, lithographs and screenprints held from 23 November - 19 December 1999. 36 item catalogue, all with illustrations, mostly in colour, spanning a period of forty years, from 1948-1988. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Terry Frost

By: Lewis, David

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Aldershot, Lund Humphries: 2000

Seller ID: 003998

ISBN: 0853317933

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 240pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. This book presents the life and work of the painter Terry Frost (1915-2003). The publication of this softcover edition coincided with the artists 85th birthday. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

John Nash: The Painter as Illustrator

By: Lewis, John

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Loxhill, Godalming, Surrey, The Pendomer Press (Potter Books Ltd.): 1978

Seller ID: 003107

ISBN: 0906267005

Condition: Good


Dark brown cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with light foxing to endpapers and fore-edge of textblock. Occasional light foxing within text. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear, soiling and some foxing. Not price-clipped. Now protected by clear removable cellophane wrapper. 136pp. Profusely illustrated in b/w. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Nevelson's World

By: Lipman, Jean

Price: £45.00

Publisher: New York, Hudson Hills Press: 1983

Seller ID: 002881

ISBN: 0933920334

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth with titles in gilt on spine and front cover. Cut-out sculpture in relief pasted onto front cover. Original vinyl jacket. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Very light foxing to reverse of last page. Dustjacket condition: Fair to good, edges have light shelfwear, and vinyl is lightly puckered around the relief on the cover (intentionally?). 244pp. Profusely illustrated in colour and b/w. Introduction by Hilton Kramer. Size: Foli... View more info

Pop Art

By: Livingstone, Marco

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Royal Academy of Arts: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000021

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with very light wear to cover corners, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. The catalogue that accompanied the exhibtion entitled "Pop Art" held at the Royal Academy in 1991. 312pp. View more info

Image for Francis Bacon - Untitled (Pope), Sotheby's New York, November 13, 2012, Lot 26

Francis Bacon - Untitled (Pope), Sotheby's New York, November 13, 2012, Lot 26

By: Macaulay, Michael (essay)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby's, New York: 2012

Seller ID: 003900

Condition: Fine


Softcover. Condition: Fine, with very light shelfwear to covers.31pp. Several colour and b/w illustrations. Includes an essay by Michael Macaulay, a Sotheby's specialist, on this painting and its context in the oeuvre of Francis Bacon. This catalogue was produced to accompany a single lot, (lot no.26) in the contemporary art evening sale held at Sotheby's New York on November 13th, 2012, which sold for 29,762,500 USD (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium). 4to - over 9¾... View more info

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Thomas Hennell: Countryman, Artist and Writer

By: MacLeod, Michael

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1988

Seller ID: 004906

ISBN: 0521331242

Condition: Fine


Red hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Fine, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear and a very small (1/4 inch) tear to top right corner of front cover of jacket. 237pp. 80 b/w plates plus frontispiece. This book documents the life of the painter, writer and poet Thomas Hennell (1903-45) recorded country life in Britain during the 1930s and early 1940s. Towards the end of the Second World War he served as... View more info