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The Work of Ambrose McEvoy

By: "Wigs" (Compiler)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, The Colour Magazine: 1923

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 006499

Condition: Fair


Grey paper covered boards with quarter linen spine in cream with title in gilt on spine and front cover. Condition: Covers are in fair condition with general shelfwear, scuffing and light soiling to covers as well as some bumping to head and tail of spine. Gum residue of an old price label to top right of front cover. Front pastedown bears the name William Weston (presumably of William Weston Gallery, London). Light foxing to endpapers and occasionally within book. 80pp. 12 tipped-in colour plates, 5 b/w tipped-in plates (inc.frontispiece portrait of Ambrose McEvoy. This book is one of a limi... View more info

William Roberts R.A., Drawings & Watercolour 1915-1968

By: ?

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, D'Offay Couper Gallery: 1969

Seller ID: 002976

Condition: Good


Orange card covered stapled booklet with titles and a William Roberts image in black on front cover. Condition: Good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Four page catalogue listing 43 items of work by Roberts. 12 b/w illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition or Roberts' work held at the D'Offay Couper Gallery, Dering Street, London from 23 September to 10 October, 1969. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Out of the Forest: Works by Evelyn Williams

By: Alston, David (preface)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Sheffield, Graves Art Gallery: 1990

Seller ID: 005933

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 40pp. Many b/w illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by the Welsh artist Evelyn Williams (1929-2012) held at the Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield from 10 February to 24 March 1990. View more info

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Bees

By: Baer, Bernhard (intro.)

Price: £26.00

Publisher: London and Rome, Marlborough Fine Art/"RC Editrice: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004358

Condition: Very Good


White card covers with cream paper jacket decorated with the title and b/w outlines of bees. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light soiling and shelfwear. 14 colour plates. This beautifully produced catalogue was published to accompany the exhibition of work by Graham Sutherland held at the Marlborough Gallery, London, from June to July 1977. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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William Nicholson: Painter - Landscape and Still Life

By: Banks, Elizabeth (foreword)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Eastbourne, Towner Art Gallery: 1995

Seller ID: 006573

ISBN: 1871360080

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Previous owners name and the date 4th November 1995 at top of title page. Binding sound. 72pp. Many colour illustrations. An invitation to the private view for the exhibition is loosely inserted. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by the artist William Nicholson (1872-1949) held at the Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne from 4 November to 31 December 1995. The exhibition then toured to Kettles Yard Cambridge, Nottingham Castle Museum and Browse & Darby, London View more info

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Uproar! The First 50 years of the London Group 1913-63

By: Baron, Wendy (intro.)

Price: £32.00

Publisher: London and Farnham, Ben Uri in Association with Lund Humphries: 2014

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004750

ISBN: 1848221444

Condition: Fine


Black cloth with title blindstamped on front cover and spine. Red endpapers. Condition: Fine. Dustjacket condition: Fine. 223pp. This book was published to coincide with The London Group's centenary year of 2013, and features 50 works by 50 Modern British artists including Robert Bevan, Mark Gertler, Harold Gilman, Paul Nash, Walter Sickert and Euan Uglow, together with contributions by more than 40 experts. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Sickert Paintings

By: Baron, Wendy and Shone, Richard

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London and New Haven, Royal Academy of Arts/Yale University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 006565

ISBN: 0300053959

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Printing smudge to base of foreword page and a small black mark to base of text block. 369pp. 134 colour plates. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Walter Sickert held at the Royal Academy of Arts, London from 20 November 1992 to 14 February 1993 which then toured to the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam. View more info

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Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, 1912-2004: A Tribute: Recent Paintings & New Prints

By: Beckett, Jane (intro.)

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Art First Contemporary Art: 2004

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 003879

ISBN: 1901993434

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 60pp. 14 colour plates and several other colour illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Wilhelmina Barns-Graham held at the Art First gallery, London, in 2004. It includes an introduction by Jane Beckett, as well as a chronology and essays in tribute to Barns-Graham by Robert Adam and Geoffrey Bertram. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Ben Nicholson

By: Ben Nicholson

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Gimpel Fils: 1960

Seller ID: 004192

Condition: Very Good


Card covered stapled booklet. Condition: Very good, with light sunning to edges of rear cover. Binding sound, no inscriptions. On the first page is a b/w photographic image of Nicholson playing golf, taken by Charles Gimpel. 16pp. 4 colour, 8 b/w plates (inc. golf photo) . This 22 item catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Ben Nicholson held at the Gimpel Fils gallery, London in Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Influences from Italy: Sandra Blow - Joe Tilson - Eight Works 1956-1967

By: Bhoyroo, Jane and Williams, Rowena (intro.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Julian Hartnoll's Gallery: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004608

Condition: Fine


Red card covered stapled catalogue with title in black on front cover. Condition: Fine, no inscriptions. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Joe Tilson and Sandra Blow held at Julian Hartnoll's gallery in London from 4th to 22nd March 1997, and includes four works by each artist from the period 1956-1967, illustrated with tipped in colour plates. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Field for the British Isles: Antony Gormley

By: Biggs, Lewis (intro.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Llandudno, Oriel Mostyn: 1984

Seller ID: 006169

ISBN: 0906860253

Condition: Fine


Terracotta colour cloth with title blindstamped on front cover and spine. 93pp. Many colour illustrations. This book was published to accompany the 1994-1995 tour of Field for the British Isles, an installation of 35,000 terracotta figures. by the British sculptor Antony Gormley (b.1950). View more info

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Peter Blake

By: Bowness, Alan (foreword)

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Tate Gallery: 1983

Seller ID: 005981

ISBN: 0905005147

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear and light crease to lower left corner of front cover. Binding sound, no inscriptions.136pp. 32 colour plates. Loosely inserted is a reproduction image entitled "The Owl & the Pussycat", signed by Peter Blake and enclosed in a specially printed envelope (see images). The envelope has some light foxing and light soiling. The image itself is in very good condition. Also loosely inserted is a stapled booklet by Peter Blake which contains the following essays: "Explanations & Thoughts towards my Exhibition, a Selection of Work in Pro... View more info

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Ivon Hitchens

By: Brandel, Naomi (intro.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Clark & Co.: 2000

Seller ID: 006265

Condition: Fine


White card covers with clear acetate dustjacket. Condition: Fine, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fine. This 22 item catalogue was proudced to accompany the exhibition of work by Ivon Hitchens held at th Jonathan Clark & Co., London in 2000. 22 colour plates (inc. six folding). 3 page introduction by Naomi Brandel. View more info

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Keith Vaughan - Paintings, Gouaches, Watercolours and Drawings 1936-1976

By: Buhler, Robert (foreword)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Sunninghill, Berkshire, Austin Desmond Fine Art: 1987

Seller ID: 005157

Condition: Very Good


Undated, but c.1980. Card covered stapled catalogue. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear and staples just beginning to rust in centre. 24pp. Many colour and b/w images. This 83 item catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Keith Vaughan (1912-1977) held at the Austin Desmond Gallery, Sunninghill, Berkshire, 1987. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Image for Patrick Heron: Early Paintings 1945-1955

Patrick Heron: Early Paintings 1945-1955

By: Byatt, A.S. (introl.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Waddington Galleries: 2000

Seller ID: 005695

Condition: Fine


Softcover. Condition: Fine, no inscriptions. 68pp. 28 colour plates. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Patrick Heron (1920-1999) held at Waddington Galleries, London from 25 October to 18 November, 2000. View more info

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The Beggarstaff Posters - The Work of James Pryde and William Nicholson

By: Campbell, Colin

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1990

Seller ID: 006511

ISBN: 0712620796

Condition: Very Good


Grey hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Previous owners name in pencil on front endpaper. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 128pp. 12 colour plates and 65 b/w illustrations. James Pryde and William Nicholson, each an accomplished painter in his own right, first made their names during the 1890s as poster designers. Using the pseudonym " J & W Beggarstaff", the two men collaborated on a number of brilliant advertisements whose revolutionary style was characterised by bold silhouettes, simplified forms a... View more info

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The Art of William Nicholson

By: Campbell, Colin et al.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, The Royal Academy: 2004

Seller ID: 006572

ISBN: 1903973457

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to rear cover. 176pp. 103 colour plates with many other colour illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by William Nicholson (1872-1949) held at the Royal Academy, London from 30 October 2004 to 23 January 2005. The exhibition was the first retrospective of his work in London since 1942. It contains new texts on the many facets of Nicholsons's work by leading specialists including Merlin James, Sanford Schwarz and Patricia Reed. View more info

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Mark Gertler - the early and the late years

By: Carrington, Noel (intro.)

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Ben Uri Art Gallery: 1982

Seller ID: 006558

Condition: Fair


Card-covered stapled catalogue. Condition: Fair to good, coveres are generally scuffed and shelfworn to edges. Binding sound. The title page bears the signature of the playwright, Arnold Wesker and the dated 20.v.82 to top right. 28pp. Six colour and many b/w illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Mark Gertler (1891-1939) held at the Ben Uri Art Gallery , London from 30 March to 27 May 1982. Although Gertlers reputation as an important British artist was firmly established with art critics and collectors, the exhibition was held at a time when few exh... View more info

Michael Cardew - A Portrait

By: Clark, Garth

Price: £50.00

Publisher: New York, Tokyo, San Francisco, Kodansha International: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Artist

Seller ID: 006593

ISBN: 0870112775

Condition: Very Good


Grey hardcover with title in red on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound. Inscribed to previous owner on front endpaper by Michael Cardew (see image). Dustjacket condition: Fair to good, generally lightly shelfworn with sunning to dustjacket edges and spine. Not price-clipped. 228pp. 24 colour plates, 58 duotone plates of pots, 59 monochrome text photos. Michael Cardew (1901-1983) was Bernard Leach's first pupil. He arrived at St.Ives in 1923, just when Hamada was preparing to return to Japan. After three years apprenticeship with Leach he went to Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, later to Af... View more info

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Evelyn Dunbar: War and Country

By: Clarke, Gill

Price: £39.00

Publisher: Bristol, Sansom and Company Ltd.: 2006

Seller ID: 005575

ISBN: 1904537561

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. 176pp. Many colour illustrations. Evelyn Dunbar (1906-1960) was described by William Rothenstein, when principal of the Royal College of Art, as one of the most promising of the younger painters, with "real genius". She was part of a neglected generation of artists whose lives are now being recognised and reappraised. This biography celebrates the range of her achievement. View more info