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12 Tempere Di Mario Sironi

By: Bontempelli, Marrismo

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Milan, Edizioni Del Milione Milano, 1943


NB: Text is in Italian throughout. Buff colour card covers with tipped in label bearing title to front cover. Condition: Good, with general shelfwear to covers, and light sunning to cover edges. Previous owners name on front endpaper. This book consists of twelve colour tipped in plates of works by Mario Sironi together with an introductory essay by the artist. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall View more info

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Alberto Giacometti 1901-1966

By: Fletcher, Valerie J.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Lund Humphries, 1988

Edition: First Edition.


Black cloth with title in white on spine. Condition: Very good, Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. 250pp. 105 plates, several in colour, the remainder in b/w. This book was published in conjunction with the exhibition of Giacometti's work held at the Smithsonian Institution's Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in 1988. It includes essays by Silvio Berthoud (the artists' nephew) and the Giacometti scholar Reinho... View more info

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Alcantara

By: Ambasz, Emilio, Raggi, Franco, et al.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Milan, Electa Editrice, 1983


NB: Dual text in Italian and English. Black hardcover with title in white on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair to good, with light shelfwear, repaired 3cm. tear to top of spine. 94pp. Several colour and b/w illustrations. This book illustrates the use by designers of a fabric, Alcantara, invented in Japan in the early 1970s and produced in Europe by the Eni group (an Italian chemical company... View more info

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Andre Masson and his Universe

By: Leiris, M. and Limbour, G.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Geneva, Paris, London, Editions des Trois Collines/Horizon, 1947


NB: Majority of text is in French. No dustjacket. Dark blue cloth with title in white on spine and in raised blue lettering (cover cloth) on the front cover. Condition: Fair, covers are generally shelfworn with sunning to spine. Water splashmark to spine and immediate surrounding area. Hint of browning to text throughout. Twelve page two section introduction by Georges Limbour and M.Leiris translated from French to English by Douglas Cooper. The remainder of the text is ... View more info

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Balla - The Futurist

By: dell'Arco, Maurizio Fagiolo

Price: £19.00

Publisher: New York, RIzzoli, 1988


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 151pp. Many b/w and colour illustrations. This biography in images aims to reconstruct the artists work together with that of his circle of friends, including Umberto Boccioni and Gino Severini. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Braque: The Great Years

By: Cooper, Douglas

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1973


Olive green hardcover with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with light browning to front and rear endpapers (from inner flaps of dustjacket). Also light soiling to top left corner of rear endpaper Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 116pp. 17 colour plates and ninety-one in b/w. This study was written to accompany an exhibition at the Art Institute in Chicago. Douglas Cooper's text deals predominantly with the evolution of Braque... View more info

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Calling on Picasso

By: Rosengart, Angela

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Germany, Daco-Verlag, 2002


Softcover. First published in 1973, this edition published in 2002. Condition: Fine, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Many colour and b/w illustrations. This charming book, put together by Angela Rosengart is a essentially a photograph album of her visits to Picasso over the years, at Vallauris, Cannes, Vauvenargues and Mougins with her art dealer father, Siegfried. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Claudi Casanovas

By: Birks, Tony (intro.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London/Yeovil, Galerie Besson/Marston House, 1996


Black hardcover. Dual text in English and German. Condition: Very good, with just a faint hint of sunning to very edges of text. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light hint of shelfwear. 25 colour plates with comments by Claudi Casanovas (b.1956) and an introduction by Tony Birks. View more info

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Constantin Brancusi: A Survey of his Work (Clarendon Studies in the History of Art)

By: Miller, Sanda

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1995


Navy hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound. A few of the margins have short vertical pencil lines beside the text. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear, and one small vertical one inch repaired tear to the rear of the jacket where it meets the spine. 256pp. 163 b/w plates plus b/w frontispiece. The author, Sanda Miller was the first Western European historian to subject Constantin Brancus... View more info

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Cubism and its Enemies: Modern Movements and Reaction in French Art 1916-28

By: Green, Christopher

Price: £45.00

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 1987


Terracotta colour cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with some light bumping to lower cover corners. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 325pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. In the first part of the book, the author gives an account of Cubism after 1914, from Picasso and Braque to Gleizes and Severini. The greater part of the book is comprised of an analysis of the stances challenging Cubist ar... View more info

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De Stijl: 1917-1931 - Visions of Utopia

By: Jaffe, Hans L.C. (intro.)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Oxford, Phaidon Press Ltd., 1988


Third impression. White hardcover with title in black on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear and some light sunning to cover edges. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Some very light cockling to top edge of last few pages. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear and light sunning to spine. 255pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. The De Stijl movement is thoroughly documented in this book, which was originally published to accompany the first major exhibi... View more info

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Ecce Homo By George Grosz

By: Miller, Henry (intro.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Methuen, 1967


The first edition of Ecce Homo was published in 1923 by Wieland Herzfeld in his publishing house, Malik-Verlag, Berlin. This edition was first published in Great Britain in 1967 by Methuen, London. Buff cloth covers with title in black on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair to good, generally shelfworn with a couple of small repaired tears to base of spine. Price-clipped. 14 page introduction ... View more info

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Egon Schiele's portraits

By: Comini, Alessandra

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Los Angeles, London, University of California Press, 1974


Maroon hardcover with title in gilt on black spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and light soiling. Not price-clipped. 271pp. 200 plates, the majority in b/w, a few in colour.A compelling study of the inter-relation between Egon Schiele's life and portraiture. View more info

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Emil Nolde

By: Vergo, Peter and Lunn, Felicity et al.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1995


Softcover. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers and light sunning to spine. The endpapers have some colour transfer which has rubbed from the inside covers of the catalogue. Binding sound. Previous owners name on front endpaper. 200pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Emil Nolde held at the Whitechapel Art Gallery, London from 8 December 1995 to 25 February 1996 which then toured to the Museu... View more info

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Emil Schumacher - Spate, Bilder

By: Honisch, Dieter (intro.)

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Berlin, Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, 1988

Edition: First Edition


NB: Text is in German throughout. Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, previous owners address label (a convent in Gloucestershire) with a cross and the word Library neatly written in biro above. 174pp. 76 colour plates. This catalouge was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by Emil Schumacher (1912-1999) held at the Nationalgalerie Berlin from 21 October to 30 December 1988 and the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen fro... View more info