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What is Art All About?

By: Orban, Desiderius

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1975

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: ID278370

ISBN: 0442262833


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 colour and black & white photographs. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 99 pages A clear , incisive analysis of art in the context of execution, appreciation and philosophy. View more info

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Art in Renaissance Italy

By: Paoletti, John T. & Radke, Gary M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Laurence King: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID274578

ISBN: 1856690946


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine condition - A very nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. A heavy book. 480 pages View more info

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British and American Art. The Uneasy Dialect [An Art & Design Profile]

By: Papadakis, Andreas Dr (Editor)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Art & Design: 1987

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID102607

ISBN: 0856709301


Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. 80 pages Contains; The Ascendancy of Art: An Interview with Robert Rosenblum ; The Eastward March of Civilization? By Peter Fuller; Internationalism and Tradition: British and American Art Since 1945 by Mary Rose Beaumont; New American Art by Dan Cameron; American Art from 1945: Abstraction to Post-Modernism by John Griffiths; Narrative Classicism by Charles Jencks; The Pop Icon by Sheena Wagsta... View more info

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National Museum. Sculpture-Bronzes-Vases

By: Petrakos, Basil

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Athens, Clio Editions: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition [Assumed]

Seller ID: ID103870


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Colour photographs. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 191 pages View more info

Image for The Creative Explosion. An Inquiry into the Origins of Art and Religion

The Creative Explosion. An Inquiry into the Origins of Art and Religion

By: Pfeiffer, John E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID273152

ISBN: 0060133457


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Dustjacket front and rear flaps creased. Illustrated with colour plates and Black & White Photographs and Drawings. xv, 270 pages Suggest a new hypothesis which sees cave art as part of ritual designed to reduce conflict among pre-historic hunter-gatherers as well as having a mnemonic function in the transmission of unwritten knowledg... View more info

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Phillips de Pury & Luxembourg The Smooke Collection New York: Auction: November 5, 2001

By: Phillips de Pury & Luxembourg

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Phillips de Pury & Luxembourg: 2001

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID285871


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good card covers in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Light crease to front cover of book and DJ. Illustrated with colour plates - many full page. 271 pages The lavish auction catalogue accompanying the auction of some of the art works of these notable American collectors. View more info

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Sketching at Home and Abroad: British Landscape Drawings, 1750-1850

By: PHIMISTER, Evelyn J.; WILES, Stephanie & DENISON, Cara D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Pierpont Morgan Library: 1992

Seller ID: ID5024

ISBN: 0875980945


Square Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. 64 pages. Catalogue of an exhibition held at The Pierpont Morgan Library, 6 May - 2 August, 1992 View more info

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Literature & Art in the Middle Ages

By: Pickering, F. P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Coral Gables, Florida, University of Miami Press: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID293673


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good (price-clipped) Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White plates. xxii, 362 pages Part One - Introductory Survey; Part Two - Word, Image, Tradition, Selected Studies. View more info

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A History of Painting Through the Eighteenth Century

By: Pignatti, Terisio

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Newsweek Books: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID225659

ISBN: 0882251058


Octavo Size. Very Good in Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. Half Title page clipped. 192 pages Includes a 5 page chronology relating events in the history of painting to other cultural and political developments and a selected bibliography. View more info

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A-Z of Art & Artists

By: Piper, David

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1984

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: ID256184


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to front pastedown. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and colour plates. 448 pages An illustrated biographical dictionary of more than 2500 artists with a glossary of movements, materials and techniques. View more info

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THE GENIUS OF BRITISH PAINTING

By: Piper, David (Editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID217847

ISBN: 0297768662


Quarto Size. VERY GOOD+ in VERY GOOD+ Dustjacket. DJ protected in Mylar cover. 64 Pages of Colour reproduction and 300 Black and White Illustrations. 352 pages View more info

Image for The Artist's Model From Etty to Spencer

The Artist's Model From Etty to Spencer

By: Postle, Martin; Vaughan, William

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, Merrell Holberton Publishers: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID300546

ISBN: 1858940842


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 reproductions. 144 pages The informative and beautifully illustrated book which accompanied the 1999 exhibition. View more info

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The Origins of Western Art

By: Powell, Ann

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID300898

ISBN: 0500630070


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Gift inscription to half-title page. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Black & white illustrations. 224 pages With over 213 illustrations. View more info

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Queensland Art Gallery Selected Works

By: Queensland Art Gallery

Price: $15.00

Publisher: South Brisbane, Queensland Art Gallery: 1982

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID296645

ISBN: 0724209565


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Spine a little faded. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. 312 pages View more info

Image for The Fine Art of Giving. 90 Masterpieces from the William Bowmore Collection

The Fine Art of Giving. 90 Masterpieces from the William Bowmore Collection

By: Radford, Ron

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Art Gallery of South Australia: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID181494

ISBN: 0730830594


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with colour reproductions. 79 pages Accompanied the exhibition of the same name which ran from November 1999 to April 2000. Selections from the diverse and magnificent collection of the great Australian art collector, William Bowmore. Includes a biographical sketch of Bowman by Angus Trumble who has also provided much of the commentary on the art pieces. View more info

Image for Island to Empire 300 Years of British Art 1550-1850 Paintings Watercolours Drawings Sculptures from the Collection of the Art Gallery of South Australia - Adelaide (Signed by Author)

Island to Empire 300 Years of British Art 1550-1850 Paintings Watercolours Drawings Sculptures from the Collection of the Art Gallery of South Australia - Adelaide (Signed by Author)

By: Radford, Ron

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Art Gallery of South Australia: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID270089

ISBN: 0730830144


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near fine condition in pictorial laminated boards. Signed by Ron Radford. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. 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. 336 pages Handsome and comprehensive Exhibition Catalogue for the exhibition held in Adelaide 11 March-13 June 2005. View more info

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Treasures from the Art Gallery of South Australia Adelaide

By: Radford, Ron; Trumble, Angus;Hylton, Jane;Richards, Dick; Menz, Christopher;Thomas, Sarah

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Art Gallery of South Australia: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID297449

ISBN: 0730830195


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine condition. Illustrated with Colour Reproductions and photographs. 183 pages A profusely illustrated introduction to the many and varied treasures to be found in the collections of the Art Gallery of South Australia. View more info

Image for The Art of South East Asia. Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Burma, Java & Bali.

The Art of South East Asia. Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Burma, Java & Bali.

By: Rawson, Philip

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID294873


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. Previous owners neat stamp to several preliminary pages. 251 Plates - 32 in Colour. View more info

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The Art of the Impressionists

By: Reyburn, Scott

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, New Burlington Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID275481

ISBN: 1853481041


Quarto Size [approx 23cm x 28cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Colour and black & white illustrations. 128 pages Surveys the atmosphere of mid-19th century Paris and the struggle of artists to break away from the Romantic and Realist traditions. View more info

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Islamic Art (Revised Edition)

By: Rice, David Talbot

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1979

Edition: Reprint of Revised Edition

Seller ID: ID251311

ISBN: 0500201501


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour and black & white photographs as well as diagrams. 288 pages Part of the 'World of Art' series. View more info