Category: British Art (20th/21st Century)

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A Canvas to Cover

By: Seago, Edward

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Collins, 1946


Oatmeal colour cloth with title in dark brown on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Previous owners name in pencil on front endpaper. The first few pages have occasional underlining in pencil and crosses in margins. The names of the artists Crome and Cotman are written in pencil on the left-hand margin of p.34. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally shelfworn with some light soiling and sunning, a couple of chips missing to edges and top of spine of j... View more info

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A Silent Voice and Other Paintings By Roger Wagner

By: Powers, Alan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Anthony Mould Contemporary, 1999


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

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Alan Davie: Catalogue of an Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings from 1936-1958

By: Robertson, Bryan (preface)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1958


Card covered stapled catalogue. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear and soiling. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Crease to corner of plate XIV. 17pp. 15 b/w plates. 82 item catalogue. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of Davies' work held at the Whitechapel Art Gallery from June to August 1958. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Alan Reynolds

By: Hodin, J.P.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, The Redfern Artists Series, 1962


Laminated paper covered boards with title in black on white cloth spine. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers, binding sound, no inscriptions. A lovely clean fresh copy. 9pp. introductory text plus many b/w and colour plates. View more info

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Algernon Newton, RA 1880-1968

By: Usherwood, Nicholas (intro.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London and Sheffield, Sheffield City Art Galleries/The Arts Council, 1980


Card covered stapled catalogue. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers, no inscriptions. Many b/w and some colour illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Algernon Newton (1880-1968) held at The Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield from 26th July to 26th August 1980. It includes an excellent 11 page introduction by the art critic Nicholas Usherwood. Scarce. View more info

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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


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

Ann Stokes - Artists' Potter

By: Harrod, Tanya (ed.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Farnham, Surrey and Burlington, Vermont, Lund Humphries, 2009


Orange cloth with title in black on spine. Condition: As new, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: As new. 128pp. Profusely illustrated in colour. This book was the first biographical and critical study of the ceramicist Ann Stokes (1922-1914). The book includes a foreword by Grey Gowrie as well as three essays by Hilary Spurling, Richard Morphet and Tanya Harrod. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 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


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

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Arthur Ballard - Liverpool Artist & Teacher

By: Davies, Peter

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Abertillery, Gwent, Old Bakehouse Publications, 1996


Softcover. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Light foxing to title page. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 124pp. 14 colour and many b/w illustrations. This book tells the life story of the Liverpool artist, Athur Ballard (1915-1994), who was Stuart Sutcliffe and John Lennon's tutor at Liverpool College of Art and perhaps the most significant painter and teacher of his generation on Merseyside. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Arthur Melville

By: Gale, Iain

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Atelier Books, 1996


Black hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 101pp. 77 plates, the majority in colour. Often cited as the Scottish Impressionist, Arthur Melville (1855-1904) is much more than this. An associate of the Glasgow Boys, he never quite fitted into their rural idyll or urban realism, and today is often passed over perhaps partly due to his early death at the age of... View more info

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Background: The artist and his environment - Alan Davie, Merlyn Evans, Ivon Hitchens and Victor Pasmore

By: Baynes, Ken

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cardiff, Wales, The Arts Council of Great Britain (Welsh Committee), 1965


Softcover stapled booklet with title in black on clear acetate dustjacket. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with some light soiling (some black dots to front of jacket) and light shelfwear. 28pp. Many b/w photographic illustrations. The four artists, Alan Davie, Merlyn Evans, Ivon Hitchens and Victor Pasmore were chosen for this exhibition for their dissimilar styles and the author explores whether their surroundings had a... View more info

Beardsley: His Best Fifty Drawings

By: Foss, Kenelm

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Unicorn Press, 1955

Edition: Limited


Bright blue cloth with silver decoration to front cover and titles in silver on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers and light bumping to cover corners and spine. Binding sound, previous owners name on fep. The word "file" in letters 1/2 an inch tall has been stamped in three places at the very front of the book; on the front pastedown, the front endpaper and the half-title, otherwise text clean and lovely condition. One of a limited edition of ... View more info

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Bees

By: Baer, Bernhard (intro.)

Price: £28.00

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

Edition: First Edition


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

Ben Nicholson

By: Checkland, Sarah Jane

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 2000


Grey hardcover with titles in silver on spine. Condition: Fair, boards have light damp marks to bottom inch, not affecting text. Endpapers lightly soiled. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Top right corner of approx 20 pages lightly creased. Dustjacket condition: Generally lightly shelfworn, with a couple of small tears to rear of jacket, at the top. Not price-clipped. 486pp. 38 b/w illustrations. Good reading copy. The first biography of Ben Nicholson (1894-1982), leading... View more info

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Ben Nicholson

By: Ben Nicholson

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Gimpel Fils, 1960


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