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Image for The Italian Renaissance (Painting of the Western World

The Italian Renaissance (Painting of the Western World

By: Barras, Hill Ian

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Galley Press: 1980

Seller ID: 011778

ISBN: 0831744952

Condition: Near Fine


Profusely illustrated in b/w and colour. Traces the styles of the major and minor artists of the Italian Renaissance as they moved from place to place, absorbing a rich cross fertilization of ideas that passed between the schools of Tuscany, Umbria, Siena and Mantua. A lovely clean copy in un-price clipped jacket - 72 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Eyes of the Admiralty : J.T. Serres : An Artist in the Channel Fleet, 1799-1800

By: Barritt, Captain M. K.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, National Maritime Museum: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 068119

ISBN: 0948065796

Condition: Near Fine


Makes available for the first time an astonishingly untapped source of visual material commissioned by the powerful civilian members of the Admiralty Board to increase their grasp of a critical theatre of operations in which the government were being pressed to conduct amphibious diversions to assist their continental allies. Clean, glossy copy in a d/w - 144 pages including index. Gift quality. Prompt dispatch. 068119. View more info

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The Artful Universe

By: Barrow, John D.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039002

ISBN: 0198539967

Condition: Very Good +


Draws on many varied and colourful examples to enter into a wide-ranging debate about the meaning and significance of the links between art and science. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 274 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Modern French Painting : The Modernists from Matisse to De Segonzac

By: Basler, Adolphe & Kunstler, Charles

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Medici Society: 1931

Seller ID: 062610

Condition: Very Good


With coloured frontispiece & 72 plates in photo-gravure. Previous owner's name to ffep else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing sunning to spine and light shelfwear & tear with small loss to top of spine - 78 pages including index + the 72 plates. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Conran Directory of Design

By: Bayley, Stephen (editor)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Octopus Conran: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043995

ISBN: 1850290059

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by the art director of Conran Octopus - Douglas Wilson with his card pasted onto front endpaper. Comprehensive reference work which offers a guide to the history of well-designed consumer goods of the last hundred years each of which combines the essential facts, and offers an analysis of the significant features and an assessment of the subjects contribution to the development of design. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 255 pages including index. Illustrated with colour & b.w. photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Victorian Prints

By: Bedford, John

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066716

Condition: Very Good


No. 20 in the Collectors' Pieces Series. Handy-sized, 64 page booklet aimed to suit the enthusiast of more modest means. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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New Italian Design

By: Bellati, Nally

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Rizzoli International Publications: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031062

ISBN: 0847812588

Condition: Near Fine


With an introduction by Alberto Alessi. Bright, brash, experimental and outrageous. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 203 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Beningfield's Orchards

By: Beningfield, Betty ( Text )

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Bird's Farm Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027753

ISBN: 0905232240

Condition: Near Fine


A series of paintings and sepia sketches in praise of the traditional orchard - the last book in the Beningfield series published posthumously. Text by his wife Betty. Clean, crisp copy which appears unread. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Hardy Country (SIGNED COPY)

By: Beningfield, Gordon

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 027924

ISBN: 0713914513

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy in price-clipped jacket which is shelf worn with a small tear to base of spine. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. Signed by author on title page in brown pen. The countryside artist turns his attention to Dorset - the heart of Hardy's Wessex. View more info

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Beningfield's English Villages (SIGNED COPY)

By: Beningfield, Gordon

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 1996

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 032248

ISBN: 0670846317

Condition: Near Fine


Wonderfully evocative and beautiful celebration of the English village in all its glory. SIGNED by the author to the title page in blue biro. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w. 92 pages. View more info

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The Charm of Rossetti

By: Bensusan, S. L.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, T.C. & E.C. Jack:

Seller ID: 048671

Condition: Fair


Small losses and tears to the parchment edges of both front and rear cover and minor soiling to endpapers. Internally clean. Illustrated with 4 colour plates - The Day Dream", Beata Beaatrix; Dante's Dream; The Bower Meadow. 48 pages. Undated but gift inscription on front endpaper dated Xmas 1912 View more info

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Art Treasures of Yugoslavia

By: Bihalji-Merin, Oto

Price: £102.50

Publisher: Jugoslavia, Beograd: 1973

Seller ID: 043098

Condition: Very Good


Introduction to the fascinating and complex subject - covering art treasures from prehistoric times, through to the twentieth century, and encompassing the entire territory of Yugoslavia as was the case during the period of Roman administration. A very good clean extra-heavy hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear/tear with longish area of loss to top edge of front cover. Illustrated with colour and b.w. photographs and diagrams. 445 pages including index. Gift inscription on front endpaper to Ted Willis. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Mind of an Artist - Thoughts and Sayings of Painters and Sculptors on Their Art

By: Binyon, Mrs. Laurence (Collected and Arranged by)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031655

Condition: Very Good


A collection of the sayings that painters and sculptors have said about various aspects of their work. Square tight copy in blue cloth with gilt lettering to slightly darkened spine. Top edge gilt. Light foxing and darkening to prelims. Tissue protected Frontis + 7 other b/w plates. 146 pages including index. Previous owner's name on front pastedown. A most attractive copy. View more info

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Mondrian: The Art of Destruction

By: Blotkamp, Carel

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Reaktion Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061667

ISBN: 0948462612

Condition: Near Fine


Account of the life and work of Piet Mondrian - one of the legends of twentieth-century art, whose influence on the development of non-figurative art - and on decorative, industrial and commercial art of every kind - remains profound. 261 pages including index. Illustrated in colour and b&w throughout. A clean crisp copy in unclipped jacket which has small internally repaired tear to bottom front corner. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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English Art 1100-1216

By: Boase, T.S.R.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048673

Condition: Very Good


Surveys the art of the first period of Norman rule covering art, sculpture, architecture and illuminated manuscripts. A very good clean hardback. No dustwrapper. Illustrated with 96 b/w plates. 331 pages + index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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British and Continental Pictures

By: Bonhams

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Bonhams: 2008

Seller ID: 037495

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright catalogue for the sale by auction held in Knightsbridge on Tuesday 9 September 2008 featuring 317 lots. 75 pages plus index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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County Sale; Applied Arts and Collectable Ceramics

By: Bonhams

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Chester, Cheshire, Bonhams: 2003

Seller ID: 038862

Condition: Very Good


Catalogue for the auction held in Chester on Monday 1 and Tuesday 2 September 2003. Large format catalogue - 41 pages covering 883 lots. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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American Illustration 4

By: Booth-Clibborn, Edward ( Etidor )

Price: £47.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, American Illustration, Inc.: 1985

Seller ID: 051567

ISBN: 0904866459

Condition: Very Good


Presents the finest work of the past year from the U.S. and Canada - 316 images by 191 illustrators - selected from thousands of entries by a distinguished jury of designers and art directors. Heavy, large format, glossy HARDBACK in a d/w 320 pages plus indexes. View more info

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The High Renaissance - Italian Painting

By: Borea, Evelina

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, McGraw Hill: 1963

Seller ID: 021555

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Color Slide Books of the Worlds Art Series. Includes 24 slides + slide viewer. 46 pages of text illustrated in b&w. View more info

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Peter Brandes Og Antikken

By: Brandes, Peter;Ohrt, Karsten;Kunsthallen (Brandts kldefabrik);La Cour, Poul

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Kunsthallen Brandts kldefabrik: 1991

Seller ID: 042028

ISBN: 8788935981

Condition: Near Fine


TEXT believed to be in DANISH. 111 page catalogue of the recent work of the artist Peter Brandes. A clean, crisp copy which appears unread. Next post UK dispatch. View more info