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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

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David Hockney - Current

By: Maidment, Simon (intro.)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London and New York, Thames and Hudson Ltd.: 2017

Seller ID: 006231

ISBN: 0500094055

Condition: Fine


Cream textured cloth with title in pink, orange and white on front cover. Condition: Fine, no inscriptions. 328pp. Many colour illustrations. This book was published to accompany the exhibition of work by David Hockney (b.1937) held at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne from 11 November 2016 to 13 March 2017. The show captured a turning point in his career with a survey of painting, digital drawings, photography and video. The catalogue includes essays on Hockne... View more info

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Gillian Ayres: Paintings and Works on Paper 2005-2007

By: Marr, Andrew (intro.)

Price: £26.00

Publisher: London, Alan Cristea Gallery: 2007

Seller ID: 005112

ISBN: 0953483959

Condition: Fine


Softcover with dustjacket. Condition: Fine, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 35 colour plates. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Gillian Ayres (b.1930) held at the Alan Cristea gallery from 17 May to 16 June 2007. It includes a three page introduction by the broadcaster, Andrew Marr. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Edward Burra

By: Melly, George (intro.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Arts Council: 1985

Seller ID: 006152

ISBN: 0728704641

Condition: Very Good


Softcover with clear acetate dustjacket. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. The dustjacket is in similar condition. 160pp. 25 colour plates and many b/w illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Edward Burra (1905-1976) held by the Arts Council at the Hayward Gallery, London from 1 August to 29 September 1985. The catalogue includes two essays by Andrew Causey and an introduction by George Melly, as well a... View more info

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Edward Wesson: 1910-1983

By: Miles, Barry

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Tiverton, Devon, Halsgrove: 1999

Seller ID: 005240

ISBN: 1841140325

Condition: Very Good


Blue hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear. 160pp. Many colour illustrations. Featuring paintings from throughout his career, this book covers the full range of Wesson's art, from Venice to London, Sussex to Scotland and from seascape to townscape to landscape, in both oil and watercolour. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Henry Moore's Sheep Sketchbook

By: Moore, Henry and Clark, Kenneth

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2004

Seller ID: 004798

ISBN: 050028072X

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of the 1980 first edition. Softcover with titles in brown on front cover and spine, and pen and ink drawing of a sheep on front cover. Condition: Very good with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 96 sketchbook pages, including 4 in colour. While working at his home in Much Hadham, Henry Moore began to draw the sheep he saw grazing. For him the sight of a ewe with her lamb evoked the mother-and-child theme - a large form sh... View more info

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Meredith Frampton

By: Morphet, Richard (intro.)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Tate Gallery: 1982

Seller ID: 006051

ISBN: 0905005333

Condition: Good


Softcover. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers, and light sunning to front and rear covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 79pp. 8 colour and 27 b/w plates (inc.frontispiece). This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Meredith Frampton (1894-1984) held at the Tate Gallery, London from 17th February to 28th March, 1982. Scarce. View more info

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Paintings by Alfred Wallis

By: Nicholson, Ben (intro.)

Price: £39.00

Publisher: Bournemouth, Bournemouth Arts Club: 1946

Seller ID: 006113

Condition: Fair


Undated, but c.1946. Paper-covered stapled booklet. Condition: Fair to good, covers have general light shelfwear. The two central staples are slightly rusty and have rusted through the paper covers, so that the cover is now separate from the rest of the booklet. Internally, the text is clean and bright, with some light creasing to some of the page corners.The booklet contains two essays, the first by Ben Nicholson and the second by H.S.Ede. Also included is a list of len... View more info

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John Houston

By: Packer, William

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Aldershot, Lund Humphries: 2003

Seller ID: 004472

ISBN: 0853318689

Condition: Good


From the collection of the Scottish artist Perpetua Pope. Light blue hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with very light shelfwear to covers. A couple of small smudges to edges of pages internally. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear and light sunning tp spine, and a couple of small paint smudges. 96pp. Many colour illustrations. This book was the first to be written on the Scottish artist John Houston (193... View more info

Golden Hours: The paintings of Arthur J.Elsley 1860-1952

By: Parker, Terry

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset, RIchard Dennis: 1998

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003167

ISBN: 0903685574

Condition: Good


Signed by the author on the half-title. Black hardcover with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, binding sound, no inscriptions.Light soiling to front endpaper. Hint of sunning to very edges of text throughout. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear and light sunning to front cover. 136pp. Profusely illustrated in b/w and colour throughout. This book is a comprehensive account of the work of Arthur J.Elsley, the most popular "chocolate box" artist... View more info

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Tom Phillips: Works and Texts

By: Paschal, Huston (intro.)

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Royal Academy of Arts in Association with Edition Hansjorg Mayer: 1992

Seller ID: 004741

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. The half-title and p.71 bear the b/w printed stamp of The Arts Club, Dover Street, London. Binding sound. 296pp. 500 illustrations, 415 in colour.This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Tom Phillips held at the Royal Academy, London from 5 November to 20 December 1992. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Eric Gill: The Inscriptions

By: Peace, David

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, The Herbert Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004459

ISBN: 1871569664

Condition: Fine


Dark green hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Fine, binding sound, text clean, no iscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear and sine light scratches to rear cover of jacket. Not price-clipped. 208pp. Many b/w illustrations. This book was the first critical appraisal of Gill's inscriptional designs, with special attention to the early development of his letter forms. The book includes indexes of persons and institutions commemo... View more info

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Peter Coker RA

By: Pearce, Fiona (ed.)

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Chris Beetles Ltd.: 2002

Seller ID: 005357

ISBN: 1871136784

Condition: Fine


Card covered stapled catalogue. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 44pp. Over 150 illustrations, the majority in colour. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Peter Coker (1926-2004) held at the Chris Beetles gallery, London in 2002. A price list for the exhibition is loosely inserted. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall View more info

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Small Rhyme Sheet No.16 - The Dressmaker

By: Pepler, Hilary

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Ditchling, Sussex, St.Dominic's Press: 0

Seller ID: 005186

Condition: Very Good


Undated, but issued between 1926 and 1932. Single sheet of paper. Condition: Very good. Size 8 by 5 inches. Printed in black and red. The illustration is a reduced version of Eric Gill's engraving of Madonna and Child. For further reference, see St.Dominic's Press: A Bibiliography 1916-1937 by Taylor & Sewell ref.B.39). The small rhyme sheets each have a short poem by H.D.C.Pepler (unsigned) and are headed by a small engraving. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Image for Small Rhyme Sheet No.5 - The Sailor

Small Rhyme Sheet No.5 - The Sailor

By: Pepler, Hilary

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Ditchling, Sussex, St.Dominic's Press: 0

Seller ID: 005187

Condition: Very Good


Undated, but issued between 1926 and 1932. Single sheet of paper. Condition: Very good. Size 8 by 4 1/2 inches. Printed in black and red, variant issue. Illustration by Mary Dudley Short. Three stanza poem with wood engraving of a sailor dancing. For further reference, see St.Dominic's Press: A Bibiliography 1916-1937 by Taylor & Sewell ref.B.28a). The small rhyme sheets each have a short poem by H.D.C.Pepler (unsigned) and are headed by a small engraving. Size: 8vo - ov... View more info

Image for Small Rhyme Sheet No.4 - The Dormouse

Small Rhyme Sheet No.4 - The Dormouse

By: Pepler, Hilary

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Ditchling, Sussex, St.Dominic's Press: 0

Seller ID: 005188

Condition: Very Good


Undated, but issued between 1926 and 1932. Single sheet of paper. Condition: Very good. Size 8 by 5 inches. Four stanza poem, printed in black and red, with an engraving of a dormouse. Variant issue. For further reference, see St.Dominic's Press: A Bibiliography 1916-1937 by Taylor & Sewell ref.B.27a). The small rhyme sheets each have a short poem by H.D.C.Pepler (unsigned) and are headed by a small engraving. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Image for A Silent Voice and Other Paintings By Roger Wagner

A Silent Voice and Other Paintings By Roger Wagner

By: Powers, Alan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Anthony Mould Contemporary: 1999

Seller ID: 005036

Condition: Very Good


Card covered catalogue with dustjacket. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. No inscriptions. 25 colour plates. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Roger Wagner (b.1957) held at The Gallery in Cork Street from 15th to 27th March 1999. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info

Image for Edward Seago - The Landscape Art

Edward Seago - The Landscape Art

By: Reid, James W.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Sotheby's Publications by Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd.: 1991

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006049

ISBN: 0856674028

Condition: Good


Dark green hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Signed by the author on front endpaper and dated 1991. Binding sound.The book previously belonged to an artist and four of the colour plate pages have small paint splashes. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear, light soiling to the rear of the jacket and a small (approx. 1 inch) vertical repaired tear to lower left of front cover of jacket. 264pp. 90 colour plat... View more info

Image for Angels of Anarchy and Machines for Making Clouds: Surrealism in Britain in the 1930s

Angels of Anarchy and Machines for Making Clouds: Surrealism in Britain in the 1930s

By: Robertson, Alexander (intro.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Leeds, Leeds City Art Galleries: 1986

Seller ID: 004057

ISBN: 0901981281

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers, and light foxing to inside of covers. Top right corner of rear cover has some light sunning. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 216pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. This 196 item catallgue was produced to accompany the exhibition of surrealist art held by Leeds City Art Galleries from 10 October to 7 December 1986 to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the International Surrealist exhibition held in Lon... View more info