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Evolution of Man's Clothes.

By: A.A. of 'Punch' : sketches by P.V. Moon

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, J. Owen: [1939]

Seller ID: 34970


Oblong 4to. 16pp, illustrated in colour. Stapled in pictorial wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. *** A humorous promotional booklet produced by Moss Bros of Covent Garden ('Naval, Military, RAF, General Outfitters and Saddlers'). A loosely inserted letter, dated 23 October 1946, explains to the recipient that the booklet was 'planned to reach you around September 1939; but by then you were occupied with matters of more urgency, so it was set aside for a more co... View more info

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Ten Books on Architecture.

By: ALBERTI, Leone Battista : edited by Joseph Rykwert.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Alec Tiranti: 1965

Seller ID: 34250


Translated into Italian by Cosimo Bartoli and into English by James Leoni, Venetian architect. Facsimile reprint. 4to. xx, 256pp, 68 plates. Blue buckram (no dustwrapper). Slight tape marks from a former covering at fore-corners of free endpapers, owner's name, otherwise a very good clean copy. ***A complete reprint of the Leoni 1775 edition, with the addition of the Life of Alberti by Raphael du Fresne from the 1739 edition. View more info

Initialen aus groben Handschriften.

By: ALEXANDER, J.J.G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Munich, Prestel-Verlag:

Seller ID: 25640


Quarto. 118 pp, profusely illustrated in black and white and 40 full-page numbered colour plates. Soft covers. Slight vertical crease to front cover and first few leaves, top right corner bumped, gift inscription inside front cover. Good to very good. *** Illuminated manuscripts: text in German. View more info

The Conservation of English Wallpaintings: being a report of a committee set up by the Central Council for the Care of Churches and the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings.

By: art conservation:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Central Council for the Care of Churches: 1959

Seller ID: 24381


Small 4tp. 30pp, 18 plates. Wrappers (spine slightly rubbed). Very good. Owner's name. View more info

English Naive Painting 1750-1900.

By: AYRES, James.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1980

Seller ID: 24634


4to. 198pp, 151 illustrations, 48 in colour. Index. Original cloth with dustwrapper. Very good. ***Presentation inscription (on loosely inserted address card) from Australian author Patsy Adam-Smith. ISBN 050023308X View more info

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A Beardsley Miscellany.

By: Beardsley: WALKER, R.A. (ed)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Bodley Head: 1949

Seller ID: 24188


#158 of 500 numbered copies. Small 4to. 116pp, frontis & 20 illustrations. Black buckram, decorated in gilt, with dustwrapper (a little chipped along the top edge and discoloured on the inside; now in protective sleeve). Endpapers and edges with light spotting, with some of the page margins a little yellowed and spotted. Tiny hole in centre of pp37/8 (recto the half-title for 'Venus & Tannhauser', verso Beardsley's frontis for this work); otherwise a good to very good cl... View more info

Die Maltechnik des Altertums. Nach den quellen, funden, chemischen analysen und eigenen versuchen - in 3 volumes

By: BERGER, Ernst.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Munich, Verlag von Georg D.W. Callwey: 1904-12

Seller ID: 30990


Three volumes 4to. [I] Die Maltechnik des Altertums. Nach den quellen, funden, chemischen analysen und eigenen versuchen. xii, 314pp, coloured plates, text illustrations. [II] Quellen für Maltechniek während der Renaissance und deren Folgezeit. xlvi, 454pp [lacking preliminary pages, including title - starts at Introduction half-title] [III]: Quellen und Technik der Fresko-, Oel- und Tempera-Malerei des Mittelalters. Von der byzantinischen Zeit bis einschliessl... View more info

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The Complete Graphic Works of William Blake.

By: BLAKE, William : by David Bindman, assisted by Diedre Toomey.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1986

Seller ID: 35692


Folio. 492pp, 765 illustrations. Soft covers, some fading. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0500274088 View more info

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The Oxford History of Classical Art.

By: BOARDMAN, John (editor).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press / The Softback Preview: 1994

Seller ID: 34318


4to. 406pp, well illustrated in colour and black & white. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

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The Gods of Freud : Sigmund Freud's art collection.

By: BURKE, Janine.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sydney, Knopf: 2006

Seller ID: 32668


First edition. 455pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Top corners a trifle bumped, otherwise a very good clean copy. Author's inscription on title-page. ISBN 1740513754 ***Freud's large collection of Egyptian, Greek, Roman antiquities. View more info

Hogarth: the complete engravings.

By: BURKE, Joseph & Colin Caldwell.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Alpine Fine Arts Collection: nd

Seller ID: 27220


30, [32]pp, 267 b&w plates, [4]pp. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine faded, a little surface rubbing). Very good. ISBN 0881681350 View more info

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Dulac.

By: Dulac, Edmund (illustrator) : edited by David Larkin.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Coronet Books: 1975

Seller ID: 33295


Introduction by Brian Sanders. Large 4to. [16]pp, 40 colour plates, captioned on the verso. Soft covers. Verso of final plate a little foxed, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 034018986X View more info

Foster Associates: Six Architectural Projects 1975-1985.

By: FOSTER, Norman.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Norwich, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts: 1985

Seller ID: 19004


4to. 32pp, colour photographs, line illus. Soft covers (minor creasing, slight yellowing). Small owner's name on ffep. Very good to good. ***For an exhibition at the Foster-designed Sainsbury Centre, June-Oct 1985. View more info

Michelangelo. Paintings, Sculpture, Architecture.

By: GOLDSCHEIDER, Ludwig.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon Press: 1963

Seller ID: 23392


3rd printing of 4th edition. 4to. 264pp: 26pp text (Foreword, Biographical Conspectus, Catalogue), with 4 coloured plates (3 tipped in), 2 line illustrations and 5 black & white illustrations; 279 plates, largely black & white with some folding, 6 in colour and tipped in; Appendix (Models, Lost Works, Attributions) including 2 black & white illuustrations; Appendix of Plates with 32 black & white plates, some in several parts; Notes on the Appendix of Plates, with 2 blac... View more info

Decorative Typography.

By: GORDON, Maggie and Eugenie Dodd.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Phaidon: 1990

Seller ID: 25638


Large octavo. 143pp, illustrated in colour and black and white. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (closed tear at head of spine, now in protective sleeve), otherwise very good. View more info

Van Gogh: a documentary biography.

By: HAMMACHER, A.M. & Renilde.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1982

Seller ID: 23958


Large 4to. 242pp, 232 illustrations (48 in colour). Original cloth with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0500012822 View more info

Classical Sculpture.

By: HANFMANN, George M.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1967

Seller ID: 17341


(A History of Western Sculpture.) 4to. 352pp, b&w photographs, 8 colour plates. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine and small areas of front and back sunned). A very good clean copy. View more info

Water-Colour Painting in Britain. [I] The Eighteenth Century. [II] The Romantic Period. [III] The Victorian Period.

By: HARDIE, Martin.

Price: $260.00

Publisher: London, Batsford: 1967-68.

Seller ID: 23931


Vol I is the second edition, Vols II & III first editions. 3 volumes in thick 4to. [I] xii, 243pp, colured frontis and 242 monochrome plates. [II] xii, 244pp, 4 colour and 231 monochrome plates. [III] xvi, 398pp, 2 colour & 285 monochrome plates. Original cloth with dustwrappers (that of Vol I has a few closed tears, all in protecftive sleeves). Very good. View more info

A SCULPTOR'S ODYSSEY.

By: HOFFMAN, Malvina.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1936

Seller ID: 13652


Small 4to. 416pp, b&w photographs, maps. Original cloth (back tail corner bumped, a couple of tiny marks) with dustwrapper (rubbed, small chips and tears, spine lightly sunned, some small marks). T.e.g. Spotting on first few leaves and edges, interior clean. Very good. ***An account of the artist's life and work, including her travels in the course of a commission to sculpt the various races of the world, for the Hall of Man, Field Museum of Chicago. View more info

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The Splendour of Islamic Calligraphy.

By: KHATIBI, Abdelkebir & Mohammed Sijelmassi.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2008

Seller ID: 32563


Reprint of the revised edition of 1996. Large 4to. 240pp, 232 illustrations (98 in colour). Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine. ISBN 0500016755 View more info

Graphic Variations.

By: KINDERSLEY, David.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Cambridge, David Kindersley: 1979

Seller ID: 25568


4to. [54]pp, illustrated in colour, printed on thick coloured papers. Soft covers (spine slightly faded). Very good. View more info

Radiography of Cultural Material.

By: LANG, Janet and Andrew Middleton (eds).

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Oxford, Butterworth-Heinemann: 1997

Seller ID: 21874


4to. 193pp, well illustrated in black & white and colour. Pictorial papered boards (lightly rubbed, slight bumping on corners). Very good. ISBN 0750626216 View more info

The Animaliers : the animal sculptors of the 19th & 20th centuries.

By: MACKAY, James.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock: 1973

Seller ID: 23971


Small 4to. 160pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 0706315065 View more info

150 Years of Artist's Lithographs 1803-1953.

By: MAN, Felix H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1953

Seller ID: 8886


4to. lxii, 123 plates (b/w and colour). Linen cloth with dustwrapper (rubbed, minor wear on corners and at head of spine). A good clean copy. View more info

The Jenghiz Khan Miniatures from the Court of Akbar the Great.

By: MAREK, J. & H. Knizkova.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Spring Books: 1963

Seller ID: 19912


Translated by Olga Kuthanova. Photographs by Werner Forman. Small 4to. 42, [2 - genealogical table], 54 coloured plates with facing text, decorated endpapers. Decorated cloth with dustwrapper (short tear near foot of front panel slightly stained from old tape repair). Very good. View more info

Some Recollections of a Happy Life. Marianne North in Australia & New Zealand.

By: Marianne North:

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Edward Arnold Australia: 1986

Seller ID: 28360


Edited by Helen Vellacott. Small 4to. 128pp, well illustrated in black & white and colour. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 071318289X View more info

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Joshua Reynolds : the life and times of the first President of the Royal Academy.

By: McINTYRE, Ian.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane/Penguin Books: 2003

Seller ID: 31567


xv, 608pp, colour and black & white illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine lightly faded). Felt pen mark on lower edges. Very good. ISBN 0713993294 View more info

Das Wettinger Graduale. Eine geistliche Bilderfolge vom Meister des Kasseler Willehalmcodex und seinem Nachfolger.

By: MOLLWO, Marie.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bern, Verlag Benteli AG: 1944

Seller ID: 31017


4to. xvi, 146pp, 2 mounted colour plates, map, 60 b&w plates. Cloth with dustwrapper (edges chipped with slight loss). Very good, with a good dustwrapper. ***The Wettinger Graduale : a spiritual master of pictures from the Kassel Willehalmcodex and his successor. View more info

A Venetian Bestiary.

By: MORRIS, Jan.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1982

Seller ID: 24788


Oblong 8vo. 128pp, illustrated profusely in b&w. Original cloth with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0500233543 View more info

Il Restauro e la Conservazione Degli Oggetti d'Arte e d'Antiquariato.

By: PLENDERLEITH, H.J. and A.E.A. Werner.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Milano, Mursia: 1986

Seller ID: 30368


Translated by Umberto Baldini. 279pp, black & white and coloured photographs, diagrams. Laminated papered boards. Very good. View more info

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Brickwork: architecture and design.

By: PLUMRIDGE, Andrew & Wim Meulenkamp.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1993

Seller ID: 32416


Square 4to. 224pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good to fine. Owner's bookplate. ISBN 0289800870 ***The first major study of bricks as a building material throughout history and around the world. View more info

Streamlined Intertype Line Composing Machines. Latest developments for increasing speed and reducing cost of composition.

By: Printing:

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Intertype Corporation: n.d.

Seller ID: 21756


4to. 80pp, printed in 2 colours, black & white photographs and line illustrations. Comb binding with stiff card covers (rubbed and scuffed). Covers good, otherwise very good. WITH 16 page type sample booklet: Regal. A Type Face Scientifically Designed for Easy Reading (wrappers slightly yellowed). View more info

The Paper, Printing & Stationery Trades Volume of the British Export Catalogues 1953 - 1955.

By: Printing:

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Standard Catalogue Company: n.d. [1953?]

Seller ID: 21758


4to xxvi, 38, 12, 26pp. Original red cloth with white titling (trifling rubbing on extremities, some tiny flecks, pencilled name in front top left corner). Offsetting on title page and rear free endpaper. Typed and signed presentation letter loosely inserted (dated 1953), with unsent presentation receipt. Very good. View more info

The Print Users Guide to Colour.

By: Printing:

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Krisson Printing: n.d.

Seller ID: 21752


4to. Comb binding (one crack) with stiff card covers, in slipcase. Name and stamp on first leaf. slipcase worn, book near fine. ***A colour manual for printers, production managers and designers. View more info

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Hints on Light and Shadow, Composition, etc., as applicable to landscape painting. Illustrated by examples...

By: PROUT, Samuel, F.S.A.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, Ackermann and Co.: 1838

Seller ID: 32330


Folio. [iv], 16, [2], 20 lithographed plates (each with multiple images; 16 with a page of text facing and 4 following one page of text; the rectos of the text leaves are blank). Original brown cloth, blind rules, lettered in gilt on the upper board; the cloth unevenly faded, extremities slightly rubbed, a little more so at head and tail of spine, a few trifling marks. The endpapers splitting at the gutter but the binding solid. Some foxing on the last four plates and th... View more info

THE HISTORY OF IMPRESSIONISM.

By: REWALD, John.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Museum of Modern Art: 1973

Seller ID: 12086


4th, revised edn. 672pp, b&w and colour illus, map eps. Cloth with d/w (clipped, back rubbed, small marks). Edges lightly yellowed and spotted. Very good. View more info

The Amorous Illustrations of Thomas Rowlandson.

By: ROWLANDSON, Thomas.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Bibliophile Books: 1983

Seller ID: 29054


Introduction by William G. Smith. 4to. 41pp text with line illustrations, 50 full-page colour illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (head of spine a little rubbed). Very good. ISBN 0900123338 View more info

A Romantic Look at Norwich School Landscapes by a Handful of Great Little Masters.

By: SCOTT, Peter Kennedy.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Ipswich, UK, Acer Art: 1998

Seller ID: 21708


Large 4to. 128pp, colour illustrations. Original scarlet cloth with gilt titling, dustwrapper. Fine. ISBN 0953471101 View more info

Perspective. A Text Book for the Use of Schools and Colleges.

By: SHIRLOW, John A.T.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan: 1932

Seller ID: 21255


Oblong 4to; xii, 104pp, 74 figures (line illustrations), errata slip. Original brown cloth (a little rubbing on extremities, soiling (particularly on back). Occasional very slight spotting. Pencilled owner's name on ffep. Good to very good. ***The well-known etcher was then Art Master at Scotch College, Melbourne. View more info

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The Rajput Palaces : the development of an architectural style 1450-1750.

By: TILLOTSON, G.H.R.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 34437


4to. 224pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w, map, index and bibliography. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Gift inscription. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0195647300 View more info

Seventeenth Century Science and the Arts.

By: TOULMIN, Stephen, et al.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 1961

Seller ID: 21906


Editied by Hedley Howell Rhys. 137pp, black & white illustrations. Cloth (spine faintly sunned). Owner's name. A good to very good clean copy. View more info

A School of Art in Dublin Since the Eighteenth Century. A History of the National College of Art and Design.

By: TURPIN, John.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Dublin, Gill & Macmillan: 1995

Seller ID: 30708


xix, 710pp, black & white photographs and illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards (tiny marks on back) with dustwrapper. Trifling shelf rubbing on tail edges. Very good+ ISBN 0717120597 View more info

Beyond Architecture : Marion Mahony & Walter Burley Griffin in America, Australia and India.

By: WATSON, Anne (ed)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Sydney, Powerhouse Museum: 1998

Seller ID: 29377


Square 4to. 192pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. Very good. ISBN 1863170685 View more info

St. Christopher in English Mediæval Wallpainting.

By: WHAITE, H.C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn: 1929

Seller ID: 18363


University College (London) Monographs on English Mediæval Art series. 4to xvi, 44pp text, 36 b&w plates. Original cloth-backed papered boards with gilt device on top board and dustwrapper (dustwrapper rubbed and dusty, with a couple of small chips and short closed tears on extremities). Edges spotted. Offsetting on free endpapers. Interior clean and fresh. Small name on ffep. Dustwrapper good, otherwise very good. View more info