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Image for Academy Watercolourists (Soviet Artist Watercolours) [Rough translation of cyrillic script]

Academy Watercolourists (Soviet Artist Watercolours) [Rough translation of cyrillic script]

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Moscow, Russian State Museums: 1966

Seller ID: 009834

Condition: Good


Well illustrated with many plain and colour plates, a few folding, Russian captions with, at the rear, English translation of artists and titles, quarto, owner's bookplate on front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, cloth slightly worn and age-toned. SCARCE. View more info

Image for La Voute de la Chapelle Sixtine

La Voute de la Chapelle Sixtine

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Vatican City, L'Illustrazione Vaticana: 1935

Seller ID: 009877

Condition: Good


Illustrated, including a folding plate of the whole ceiling, large slim quarto, pp 42, a little worn and aged internally, lower corners of two pages with loss due to insect damage, paperback, covers rather worn, a bit stained (with slight staining internally also. [The Sistine Chapel is a chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope, in Vatican City. Originally known as the Cappella Magna, the chapel takes its name from Pope Sixtus IV, who restored it between 1477 and 1480. Since that time, the chapel has served as a place of both religious and functionary papal activity.... View more info

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Leighton House

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010017

Condition: Good


Well illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp 32, a little age-toned and with very slight foxing, staples slightly rusty, paperback, covers slightly worn and foxed. [Apparently produced by the committee formed to purchase and preserve the house. The list of Committee members at the rear is dated 1897.] View more info

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Batiks (Victoria & Albert Museum).

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Victoria and Albert Museum: 1975

Seller ID: 010249

ISBN: 0112900518

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, tall slim 8vo, pp 50, paperback, upper cover slightly creased, otherwise a very good copy. View more info

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Tulipiana Grafica

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Graphic Export Centre: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014755

Condition: Very Good


Not dated - 1966 ??]. Slim quarto, 8 pages, paperback, with three loose illustrations of seventeenth century tulips by Judith Leyster; the text comprises merely one page each in French, English and Dutch. A very good copy. SCARCE. The plates are reproduced from watercolours owned by Th. Hoog, Haarlem which are dated 1643 - it is unlikely that they have been reproduced elsewhere. [Judith Jans Leyster (also Leijster) (c. 1609 - 1660) was a Dutch Golden Age painter. She painted genre works, portraits, and still lifes. Although her work was highly regarded by her contemporaries, Leyster and he... View more info

Image for Leonardo Da Vinci. An Artabras book. [1635 illustrations, including 30 illustrations from the newly discovered Madrid Codex]

Leonardo Da Vinci. An Artabras book. [1635 illustrations, including 30 illustrations from the newly discovered Madrid Codex]

By: N/A

Price: £28.00

Publisher: New York, Reynal and Company, in association with William Morrow Company:

Seller ID: 014415

Condition: Very Good


[Not dated - c. 1980 ?]. Thick folio, pp 534, (4), cream cloth with blind-stamped decoration, lettered in gilt, a fine copy in dustwrapper. Very heavy, weighing 5 kilos before packing - extra postage will be needed - this will be very high if posting overseas. [Although the bulk of the illustrations are printed in sepia, the scope and completeness of this work is very impressive.] View more info

Image for The Romance of the Rostrum - being the business life of Henry Stevens and the history of thirty-eight King Street, together with some account of famous sales held there during the last hundred years

The Romance of the Rostrum - being the business life of Henry Stevens and the history of thirty-eight King Street, together with some account of famous sales held there during the last hundred years

By: Allingham, E.G.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, H.F. & G. Witherby: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011124

Condition: Fair


Illustrated with 12 plates (of 13 - lacking plate at page 234), lge thick 8vo, pp 333, a little foxing, ageing and marking throughout, signature and address on front endpaper, the plate at page 18 a little marginally frayed, slightly weak internally, cloth a little rubbed and marked, spine slightly pulled at the head and foot, joints rubbed. [Remarkably scarce: according to a Wheldon & Wesley catalogue the print run was only 750 copies]. View more info

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Le Bestiare, ou Cortege d'Orphee

By: Apollinaire

Price: £11.50

Publisher: London, Marlborough Fine Art: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015362

Condition: Good


Quarto, illustrated with aquatint plates and drawings by Graham Sutherland, pp (84), clean internally, paperback, covers a bit marked. View more info

Image for Now, Where Are We ? 1967 - 2017

Now, Where Are We ? 1967 - 2017

By: Armour, Jonathan (introduction)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Androtechnie: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013216

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, small square 12mo, (measures 148mm x 148mm), pp (36), paperback, a very good copy. [Complete with illustrated price list, quarto, five pages, stapled]. An exhibition in response to the fiftieth anniversary of the decriminilisation of sex between men. {Postage will be reduced} View more info

Image for The Clouds and the Rain - the art of love in China

The Clouds and the Rain - the art of love in China

By: Beurdeley, Michel; Schipper. Kristofer; Fu-Jui, Chang & Pimpaneau, Jacques

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Fribourg & London, Office du Livre, and Hammand, Hammond & Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013230

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, including many mounted colour plates, folio, pp xiv, 209, a very good copy in a dustwrapper showing very slight signs of age-toning. In the original plain card slipcase. [A heavy book - extra postage may be required]. View more info

Image for English Blake (Desmond Clarke's copy)

English Blake (Desmond Clarke's copy)

By: Blackstone, Bernard

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015444

Condition: Good


Illustrated with ten plates, octavo, pp xviii, 455, clean internally, black cloth slightly worn and bumped, binding leaning slightly, a small tear in the moddle of the spine. [From the library of the botanist Desmond Clarke, with his signature on the front endpaper.] View more info

Image for Architectural Drawing and Lettering: A Manual of Practical Instruction in the Art of Drafting and Lettering for Architectural Purposes, Including the Principles of Shading and Rendering, and Practical Exercises in Design

Architectural Drawing and Lettering: A Manual of Practical Instruction in the Art of Drafting and Lettering for Architectural Purposes, Including the Principles of Shading and Rendering, and Practical Exercises in Design

By: Bourne, Frank A.; von Holst, H.V. & Brown, Frank Chouteau

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Chicago, American Technical Society: 1925

Seller ID: 013446

Condition: Fair


Illustrated, octavo, pp (2), 102, 48, 4, age-toned, a little weak internally, cloth slightly worn and frayed, very badly marked by ink on the upper cover. SCARCE. View more info

Image for How to Draw Trees

How to Draw Trees

By: Brown, Gregory

Price: £2.50

Publisher: London, The Studio: 1949

Seller ID: 014037

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated with line drawings, small slim octavo, pp 64, very clean internally, upper cover of cloth slightly marked, otherwise a very good copy. [postage will be reduced] View more info

Image for An Introduction to Florentine Sculpture in the Fifteenth Century

An Introduction to Florentine Sculpture in the Fifteenth Century

By: Bulla, J.M.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Rockliff: 1957

Seller ID: 009910

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, 8vo, pp 112, very clean internally, cloth very slightly faded at the spine head, otherwise very good, in a rather chipped and rubbed dustwrapper which is lacking a few small pieces. View more info

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Art and Understanding

By: Bulley, Margaret H.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford Ltd: 1937

Seller ID: 006791


Well illustrated, large quarto, pp xx, 292, fore-edge foxed, a little foxing to the first few pages, traces of a tiny owner's label on the front endpaper, blue buckram, spine very slightly faded. A good sound copy. [Very heavy - extra postage may be required if sending abroad]. View more info

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Henry Moore

By: Burt, Francis & Walter, Siegfried

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Cologne, Siegfried Walter:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009953

Condition: Very Good


Bilingual text - German/English. Well illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp 86, a very good copy in slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

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Romanesque Sculpture.

By: Busch, Harald & Lohse, Bernd (editors); Weigert, Hans (introduction)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1962

Seller ID: 011031

Condition: Good


Well illustrated, quarto, pp xxiv, 180, a good copy in a slightly worn and frayed dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Western Sculpture - Definitions of Man (Hardback edition)

Western Sculpture - Definitions of Man (Hardback edition)

By: Butler, Ruth

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Boston, New York Graphic Society: 1975

Seller ID: 006793

ISBN: 0821204297

Condition: Good


Well illustrated, quarto, pp xvi, 304, the slightest suggestion of marking to the cloth, otherwise a very good sound copy in a dustwrapper which is slightly worn and frayed and which has its rear foldover creased. The scarce hardback edition. View more info

Scar Lines - poetry by Griselda Cann

By: Cann, Griselda

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Cast Iron Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008190

ISBN: 1898761000

Condition: Very Good


Large slender 8vo, pp (16), paperback, covers showing the slightest signs of wear, otherwise a very good copy. With prospectus loosely inserted. SCARCE. (EDITION LIMITED TO 200 COPIES, OF WHICH THIS IS A PROOF COPY] View more info

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Puglia, (Attraverso l'Italia Nuova Serie)

By: Cassieri, Giuseppe (introduction)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Milan, Touring Club Italiano: 1967

Seller ID: 009956

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 256, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper.[Italian text, but a fine photographic record of this region.] View more info