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Barbara Hepworth

By: Curtis, Penelope

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Tate Publishing Ltd: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065296

ISBN: 1854372254

Condition: Near Fine


Part of the St Ives Artists series looks at the woman who began her career as a sculptor in London in the late 1920s. Bright, glossy copy which appears unread - 80 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Illustrated Catalogue of a Loan Collection of Portraits of English Historical Personages who Died Prior to the Year 1625

By: Cust, Lionel ( Introduction )

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1904

Seller ID: 045941

Condition: Good


Exhibited in the Examination Schools, Oxford Under the Auspices of a Committee of the Oxford Historical Society April and May, MDCCCCIIII. From the reference collection of the costume designer Colin Lavers and with his name/date to the ffep and inside the plastic film protecting the boards. These have been taped down leaving the usual residual marks. Another previous owner's details to the ffep. Most plates tissue protected. 60 pages including an index of contributors and an index of portraits with some underlining and neat corrective annotation. Next post dispatch. View more info

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DC Comics : Sixty Years of the World's Favorite Comic Book Heroes

By: Daniels, Les

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Virgin Books: 1995

Seller ID: 042465

ISBN: 1852275464

Condition: Very Good


Comprehensive guide to the world's favourite heroes, sidekicks and villains and their talented, dedicated creators. Contains 600 illustrations in full colour. Clean, bright large format hardback with slight bow to boards. Dustjacket unclipped - 256 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Frescoes of St. Pherapont Monastery

By: Danilova, Irina

Price: £87.50

Publisher: Moskow, Iskusstvo Publishing House: 1970

Seller ID: 036027

Condition: Fair


Double volume bound into one. Some staining to covers and spine strip has darkened but internally text block and plates are clean. Illustrated with numerous colour and b.w. plates. Text in both Russian and English. Presented in repaired slipcase. The cycle of frescoes in the Cathedral of St. Pherapont Monasteryare by Dionisius the Wise, the great master icon painter of the second half of the 16th century. These are the only original frescoes in Russia preserved untouched in their entirety since the Middle Ages. View more info

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British Art in the Victoria & Albert Musuem

By: Darby, Michael

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London & Basingstoke, Philip Wilson Publishers: 1983

Seller ID: 049558

ISBN: 0856671126

Condition: Very Good +


Catalogues the British Art section at the London Museum. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, glossy large format paperback - 128 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The World of Renaissance Florence

By: Darwell, Walter ( Translator )

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Firenze, Italy, GIunti: 1999

Seller ID: 015117

Condition: Very Good +


From the splendour of the Medici to the masterpieces of Botticelli, Michelangelo and Leonardo, the portrait of a city that changed the history of the world. Clean, bright copy in French flaps - 384 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Chinoiserie : Polychrome Decoration on Staffordshire Porcelain, 1790-1850

By: Davis, Howard

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, The Rubicon Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066740

ISBN: 0948695099

Condition: Very Good


The first investigation into transfer printing in Staffordshire in 1783 when it was possible to produce competitively priced multi coloured wares in the Chinese style. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, glossy copy in an unclipped d/w showing some wear & tear to cover - 203 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Tapestry, with Woodcuts

By: de Champeaux, Alfred

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall:

Seller ID: 014356

Condition: Reading Copy


Clean, bright text with occasional, light annotation in pencil. Edgewear to boards and watermarks to endpapers. Opening to rear hinge. 78 pp including index plus adverts. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Popular Art : British Wallpapers - 1930-1960

By: de Joia, Roberta (editor)

Price: £87.50

Publisher: London, Middlesex Polytechnic: 1989

Seller ID: 044092

Condition: Very Good


The official catalogue for the exhibition held at Orleans House Gallery, Riverside, Twickenham from 2 December 1989 to 11 February 1990. ISBN 0904804984. Clean, large format softcover in a d/w showing light shelfwear and minor staining - 72 pages. View more info

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The Lithographs of Charles Shannon - Exhibition Catalogue

By: Delaney, Paul

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Taranman: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064457

Condition: Near Fine


Exhibition catalogue in illustrated stiff card covers. 54 pages. One of a limited edition of 400 copies printed by Skelton's Press, Wellingborough. preface by Fenella Crichton, biographical sketch of Shannon, bibliography. 14 black and white illustrations. View more info

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Directory of Designers, 1990

By: Design Council Staff

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Design Council Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031087

ISBN: 0850722756

Condition: Near Fine


Includes details of over 850 consultancies registered with the Design Council's Designer Selection service in 1990. 275 pages. A clean, bright copy. View more info

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A Dancer On Dance

By: Dhananjayan, V. P.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Adyar, India, Bharata Kalanjali: 1984

Seller ID: 051031

Condition: Reading Copy


Ex-Library square paperback with the usual markings and some loss to the blank ffep. Internally clean copy save some light sunning to page edges. A good reading copy - 79 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Indian Arts in Canada

By: Dickason, Olive Patricia

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Canada, IAND Publications: 1972

Seller ID: 026434

Condition: Very Good


Examines the forces affecting modern Indian artists in Canada whose art grew out of utilitarian as well as societal needs. 138 pages. Illustrated throughout in both colour and b&w. View more info

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Picasso

By: Diehl, Gaston

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Milan, Uffici Press:

Seller ID: 026223

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy in unclipped dustjacket which shows signs of light shelf wear and which has yellowed to rear cover at top edge. A volume of exceptional interest to those who wish to understand better Picasso and his art. Illustrated profusely in colour and b&w. . Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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East Anglia Drawn

By: Dodds, Andrew

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk, Jardine Press: 1988

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 054953

ISBN: 0950927066

Condition: Very Good


32 page limited first edition of 500 - this being number 239. With a foreword by Ian Collins. A series of drawings first seen in the Eastern Daily Press. Clean hardback in a d/w showing slightest shelfwear & tear and sunning to spine. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Great English Painters

By: Downman, Francis

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Grant Richards: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053571

Condition: Good


With thirty-two illustrations including a tissue protected picture of Mrs. Siddons as the tragic muse. Some occasional light foxing. With chapters on Hogarth, Reynolds, Gainsborough, Romney, George Morland, Lawrence, Turner and Constable. Top edges gilt, fore & bottom edges untrimmed. Red boards show some shelf and sunning to spine - 294 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Orrefors Glass

By: Duncan, Alastair

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, Antique Collectors' Club: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066720

ISBN: 1851492240

Condition: Very Good


The first major study and history of one of the world's leading 20th century art glass manufacturers. Bright, glossy copy in an unclipped d/w showing a small tear to top corner - 231 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Modern Movement in Painting

By: Earp, T. W.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, The Studio Ltd: 1935

Edition: Special Edition

Seller ID: 063130

Condition: Very Good


Special Spring number of The Studio Edited by C. G. Holme. Features 16 Coloured Plates by world famous artists along with commentary. Clean, large format hardback. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Handbook of Painting. The Italian Schools : Parts 1 & 11

By: Eastlake, C.L (edited)

Price: £42.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1891

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 015232

Condition: Very Good


Based on the handbook by Kugler. Revised and rewritten by A.L.Layard. Some pencil underlining to both volumes else pages are clean and bright. Part 1 contains 346 pages including nearly 250 illustrations as well as a newpaper-cutting dd 1897 referring to notice of The Exhibition of Milanese Pictures at the Burlington Fine Arts Club in Savile-Row. Part 11 follows on to 760 pages including an index to places plus an attached fold-out diagram of The Sistine Chapel. Previous owners name to ffep's. Top edge un-trimmed. Cream cloth with brown lettering and decoration. View more info

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Icelandic Art

By: Eldjarn, Kristjan ( Text )

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1961

Seller ID: 045944

Condition: Good


Reproduces a limited number of works which most typically display the unique characteristics of this art. 71 pages plus an attached fold-out list of notes to the plates. Book is protected by a plastic film which has been taped down leaving the usual residual marks. From the collection of the costume designer Colin Lavers and with his name/date to the ffep. Next post dispatch. View more info