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Image for The Heritage Of American Art: Paintings From The Collection Of The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

The Heritage Of American Art: Paintings From The Collection Of The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

By: Howat, John K. & Spassky, Natalie [Introductory Essay]; List of Works and Biographies by Mary Davis

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, The American Federation of Arts: [1977]

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID291530


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. 237 pages The well detailed catalogue of an exhibition which took place in 1975-76 in USA and in 1977 in Australia. View more info

Image for American Visions: The Epic History of Art in America

American Visions: The Epic History of Art in America

By: Hughes, Robert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, The Harvill Press: 1997

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: ID219476


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy.Colour and Black & White Photographs and Illustrations. ix, 635 pages A consistently revealing demonstration of the many ways in which artists have expressed America's rich artistic tradition and its relationship with the American people. The book, over nine chapters, spans the whole range of events, movements and personalities... View more info

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French Watercolours of the 18th Century With 42 Hand Mounted Plates

By: Huisman, Philippe

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1969

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID273730


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is edgeworn with some discolouration to edges and rear. Black & white illustrations and 42 tipped in full colour plates. Translated from the French by Diana Imber. 138 pages Opens with a long introductory chapter which outlines the development of watercolour painting in France and then gives a general survey of the art during the period setting ... View more info

Image for Larousse Encyclopedia of Prehistoric and Ancient Art [Art and Mankind]

Larousse Encyclopedia of Prehistoric and Ancient Art [Art and Mankind]

By: Huyghe, Rene [General Editor]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1970

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ID287876


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Good Condition. Card covers light rubbed at edges, with several small stains to fore edge and reading creases to spine. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 415 pages View more info

Image for The Picture History of Painting From Cave Painting to Modern Times

The Picture History of Painting From Cave Painting to Modern Times

By: Janson, H. W. And Janson, Dora Jane

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1963

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ID299506


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Small flaw to lower corner of page 301 (printing flaw) no impact on contents. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 320 pages This is a heavy book and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. View more info

Image for 19th and 20th Century Art.  Painting Sculpture Architecture

19th and 20th Century Art. Painting Sculpture Architecture

By: Janson, H.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: No DateCirca 1967

Edition: 1st Edition (Presumed)

Seller ID: ID296194


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. 484 pages View more info

Image for The Story of Painting.  From Cave Painting to Modern Times.

The Story of Painting. From Cave Painting to Modern Times.

By: Janson, HW & Dora Jane

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Galahad Books: no datecirca 1960s

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID288644


Folio Size [23.5x31cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Prev Owner's stamp to Free Front End Paper. 140 illustrations, including 86 plates in full colour. 176 pages A wonderful guide to the enjoyment of pictures. View more info

Image for Dignity and Decadence: Victorian Art and the Classical Inheritance

Dignity and Decadence: Victorian Art and the Classical Inheritance

By: Jenkyns, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID252840


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Small star stamp (remainder mark) to lower edge. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 363 pages The start point for this book is the contention that the Victorian age, which we think of as the great age of Gothic, was so shot through with the influence of the classical past that we should think instead of Victorian art and architecture as ... View more info

Image for New Worlds From Old. 19th Century Australian and American Landscapes

New Worlds From Old. 19th Century Australian and American Landscapes

By: Johns, Elizabeth [et al]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Canberra, National Gallery of Australia: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID180986


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. 271 pages Exhibition catalogue featuring many fine colour reproductions of landscape paintings by American and Australian 19th Century artists. View more info

Image for The Lost Battles. Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the Artistic Duel that Defined the Renaissance.

The Lost Battles. Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the Artistic Duel that Defined the Renaissance.

By: Jones, Jonathan

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 2010

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: ID294845


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Remainder mark to bottom-edge. 354 pages A riveting exploration into one of history's most resonant exchanges of ideas, a rich, fascinating book that gives us a whole new understanding of an age and those at its centre. View more info

Image for Prints (The Smithsonian Illustrated Library of Antiques)

Prints (The Smithsonian Illustrated Library of Antiques)

By: Karshan, Donald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Cooper-Hewitt Museum The Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Design: 1980

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID294606


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. 127 pages View more info

Image for Contemporary Dates.  French Painters (1400-1900) And their Times

Contemporary Dates. French Painters (1400-1900) And their Times

By: Keppel, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Hatchards: no datecirca 1950s

Edition: 1st Edition (Presumed)

Seller ID: ID301732


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition. Covers age-toned at edges.. School stamp to inside front cover. 116 pages This book is designed as a handy book of reference, to jog the memory and recall half-forgotten facts View more info

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The Kelliher

By: King, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Auckland, Orakau House: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID234246


Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Mild foxing on inside of DJ, which is a little faded at edges. . Illustrated with colour reproductions. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. unpaginated 67 award winning paintings of New Zealand landscape and its people. View more info

Image for Bronzes of the 19th Century Dictionary of Sculptures

Bronzes of the 19th Century Dictionary of Sculptures

By: Kjellberg, Pierre; Translated by Kate D. Loftus, Alison Levie & Leslie Bockol

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Atglen PA, Schiffer Publishing Ltd: 1994

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: ID292563


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good+ condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Book would also be 'near fine' except for previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown and a slight bump to upper front spine edge. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. This is a heavy book and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. 684 pages Compl... View more info

Image for From Manet to Gauguin.  Masterpieces from Swiss Private Collections

From Manet to Gauguin. Masterpieces from Swiss Private Collections

By: Kosinski, Dorothy et al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Royal Academy of Arts: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID291862


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Illustrated with colour reproductions. Small ink annotation to half-title page. 150 pages View more info

Image for Twins and the Double

Twins and the Double

By: Lash, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID243776


Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 96 pages One of the Art and Imagination series View more info

Image for Le Classicisme Francais: Masterpieces of Seventeenth Century Painting.

Le Classicisme Francais: Masterpieces of Seventeenth Century Painting.

By: Laveissiere, Sylvain

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dublin, National Gallery of Ireland: 1985

Seller ID: ID3739


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. [xxxi]84pages. A loan exhibition from The Louvere and French Regional Musuems at The National Gallery of Ireland 30 April-9 June 1985. View more info

Image for The Art of the Ancient Near East

The Art of the Ancient Near East

By: Lloyd, Seton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID271154


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs as well as black and white drawings. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 302 pages From The World of Art, History of Art series, this is a fascinating account of the varied and magnificent range of works from the Ancient Near East. View more info

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Censoring the Body

By: Lucie-Smith, Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Seagull Books: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID298689


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 97 pages "Censoring the Body" exposes our bodies and ideas about our bodies, revealing the complex historical and cultural legacies which frame and obscure our vision. View more info

Image for Painting in Scotland. The Golden Age

Painting in Scotland. The Golden Age

By: Macmillan, Duncan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Phaidon Press Limited: 1986

Seller ID: ID283105


Quarto Size [approx 22cm x 28cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour plates and black and white drawings. Published to coincide with the exhibition at the Edinburgh Festival and the Tate Gallery, London in 1986 as a celebration of the painters of Scotland's Golden Age. View more info