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Image for The Henry P. McIlhenny Collection: An Illustrated History

The Henry P. McIlhenny Collection: An Illustrated History

By: RISHEL, Joseph P. With the assistance of Alice Lefton

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museun of Art: 1987

Seller ID: ID2377

ISBN: 0876330731


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine condition - Card Covers in a Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket now protected in our purpose made plastic sleeve. Lovely book in excellent condition. Illustrated with Colour photographs and reproductions. 150 pages. View more info

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English Painting from 1500 to 1865

By: Roskill, Mark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID203363


Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. 48 colour plates. Free Front End Paper clipped. 104 pages. View more info

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Colours of War. War Art 1939-45

By: Ross, Alan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID93346

ISBN: 0224020382


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. 192 pages Drawing largely on the Imperial War Museum's archives and quoting at length from war artists' letters from different fronts, the author provides a context for discussion of the art itself. He relates war paintings of individual artists to their art in general, ... View more info

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The Pre-Raphaelites and Their World. A Personal View

By: Rossetti, William Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1995

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID253083


Quarto Size. Fine condition in Very Good slipcase. Illustrated with colour plates and black & white photographs. Lovely purple boards with gilt titles and ornate gilt and colour design to front cover. 234 pages 'From some reminiscenes and other writings of William Michael Rossetti.' Introduction and Epilogue by Angela Thirlwell View more info

Image for Art As Technology: The Arts of Africa, Oceania, Native America, and Southern California

Art As Technology: The Arts of Africa, Oceania, Native America, and Southern California

By: Rubin, Arnold; Pearlstone, Zena [Editors]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Beverley Hills, CA, Hillcrest Press: 1989

Seller ID: ID223999

ISBN: 0914589040


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Corners lightly rubbed. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 184 pages View more info

Image for Mona Lisa

Mona Lisa

By: Sassoon, Donald

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID211544

ISBN: 0007106149


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected inour purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. 350 pages The history of the world's most famous painting. View more info

Image for Imagination All Compact: Understanding the Arts

Imagination All Compact: Understanding the Arts

By: Saunders, A.N.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID250083


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Faint yellowing to DJ. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 208 pages Aimed at all those who desire a better understanding of the nature and methods of art. Examines art, literature and music. View more info

Image for Of Birds, Beasts & Other Artists: An Essay on the Universality of Art

Of Birds, Beasts & Other Artists: An Essay on the Universality of Art

By: Scharfstein, Ben-Ami

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York University Press: 1988

Seller ID: ID239717

ISBN: 0814779158


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Lightly rubbed/creased at corners. 313 pages View more info

Image for The Bosom Serpent.  Folklore and Popular Art

The Bosom Serpent. Folklore and Popular Art

By: Schechter, Harold

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Iowa City, University of Iowa Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID263187

ISBN: 0877451931


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. 185 pages View more info

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Art of Nineteenth-Century Europe

By: Schultze, Jurgen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams, Inc: [1970]

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: ID240877


Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. Book would be near fine apart from previous owner's lamination of the dustjacket which has been glued to the pastedowns. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates and some black & white drawings. 264 pages Translated from the German by Barbara Forryan. Panorama of World Art series. View more info

Image for Anamorphoses Games of Perception and Illusion in Art

Anamorphoses Games of Perception and Illusion in Art

By: Schuyt, Michael & Elffers, Joost [Organising Artists]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams, Inc: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID283148

ISBN: 0810906570


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. Includes reflector strip with tissue guard. 91 pages Produced to accompany the exhibition of the same name. Looks at art work in which reality has been distorted and can only be viewed in its true form when the item is viewed through oblique angles or through a cone, prism or cyclinder [hence the enclosed reflector strip]. View more info

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Greek Geometric Art

By: Schweitzer, Bernhard

Price: $32.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon Press Limited: 1971

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID233836

ISBN: 0714814113


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Maps to endpapers. 352 pages The author discusses the Minoan and Mycenaean origins of Geometric art and compares the various Geometric styles of the Greek mainland with the local movements on the islands. Also included is a large section on small-scale art and a chapter on architectur... View more info

Image for Art Nouveau. Utopia Reconciling the Irreconcilible

Art Nouveau. Utopia Reconciling the Irreconcilible

By: Sembach, Klaus Jurgen

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Taschen: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID294667

ISBN: 3822830062


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs as well as Colour and Black and White drawings. 240 pages View more info

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The Golden Age of Watercolours

By: Shanes, Eric

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Merrell Publishers: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID279478

ISBN: 1858941466


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with colour reproductions. 128 pages This book catalogues the cream of Sir Hickman Bacon's collection of eighteenth and nineteenth century watercolour paintings. As such it represents a superb opportunity to explore many of the finest examples of English watercolour painting. The text is by renowned art historian... View more info

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The Art of India

By: Sivaramamurti, Calambur

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams, Inc: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID245870

ISBN: 0810906309


Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. Dustjacket now protected in our purpose made plastic sleeve. Contains 1175 illustrations including 180 full colour 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. 603 pages This sumptuous book exhibits both rare erudition and a deeply poetic sensibility. Each chapter is a self-contained essay on a particular aspect of Indian cul... View more info

Image for Art Masterpieces of the National Gallery of Art Washington

Art Masterpieces of the National Gallery of Art Washington

By: Smart, Ted & Gibbon, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Colour Library Books: 1979

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID230138

ISBN: 0904681890


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour plates. Unpaginated View more info

Image for Ancient Lives: Greeks, Romans and Etruscans.  Artefacts from the Collection of the National Museum of Antiques at Leiden , The Netherlands

Ancient Lives: Greeks, Romans and Etruscans. Artefacts from the Collection of the National Museum of Antiques at Leiden , The Netherlands

By: Smith, Moya (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Perth, Western Australian Museum: 1999

Seller ID: ID233562

ISBN: 0730712680


Square Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 199 pages The beautifully illustrated and informative catalogue of the exhibition of the same name held in Perth in 1999. View more info

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7000 Years of Iranian Art

By: Smithsonian Institution

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washington, Smithsonian Institution: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID267615


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Good condition.Front cover faded at edges. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Colour & Black and white plates. Smithsonian Publication No. 4535 183 pages Accompanied the 1964-65 exhibition of the same name. View more info

Image for Catalogue of The Mr and Mrs Jack R Dick Collection of English Sporting and Conversation Paintings Part Two

Catalogue of The Mr and Mrs Jack R Dick Collection of English Sporting and Conversation Paintings Part Two

By: Sotheby & Co

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby & Co: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID303469


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. 109 pages Part 2 of items for sale in the auction on 26 June 1974. View more info

Image for Art at Auction. The Year at Sotheby`s 1980-81

Art at Auction. The Year at Sotheby`s 1980-81

By: Speers, Joan [Editor]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Phillip Wilson Publishers: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID159578

ISBN: 085667138X


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 496 pages View more info