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Image for Art of the Western World

Art of the Western World

By: Hooker, Denise [Editor]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, ABC Books with Hutchinson: 1991

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID114405

ISBN: 009182575X


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 reproductions. With an introduction by Edmund Capon [Director of Art Gallery of NSW] and Foreword by Michael Wood. 464 pages View more info

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American Watercolor Painting

By: Hoopes, Donelson P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Galahad Books: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID222229

ISBN: 0883655616


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. 208 pages A comprehensive review of masters of American watercolour painting. View more info

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Post-Impressionism Cross-Currents in European Painting

By: House, John and Stevens, MaryAnne (Editors)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Royal Academy of Arts in association with Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1979

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID295932

ISBN: 0297777130


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. 303 pages Catalogue of Exhibition of the same name held November 1979 to March 1980. View more info

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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

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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

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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 Great Italian Painters From the Gothic to the Renaissance. Duccio, Giotto, Simone Martini, Pietro and Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Masaccio, Fra Angelico, Filippo Lippi, Benozzo Gozzoli.

The Great Italian Painters From the Gothic to the Renaissance. Duccio, Giotto, Simone Martini, Pietro and Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Masaccio, Fra Angelico, Filippo Lippi, Benozzo Gozzoli.

By: Jannella, Cecilia; Bellosi, Luciano; Frugoni, Chiara; Casazza, Ornella; Pope-Hennessy, John; Fossi, Gloria; Luchinat, Cristina Acidini.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Florence, Scala Group: 2003

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID305615

ISBN: 8881172925


12mo [approx 14cmx18.7cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with colour plates. 639 pages Complete monographs on these painters. 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

ISBN: 0810903466


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

ISBN: 0883654202


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

ISBN: 0002238438


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

ISBN: 0642130760


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

ISBN: 0307594750


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 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

ISBN: 0887406297


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

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The Edge of Awareness

By: Kohlmeyer, Agnes (Senior Editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Milan, Charta: 1998

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID303848

ISBN: 8881581701


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs and Plates. Text in English and French 217 pages An international exhibition of contemporary art produced to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the World Health Organization. View more info

Image for Themes in Art. Self Portraits.

Themes in Art. Self Portraits.

By: Koortbojian, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Scala Books: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302534

ISBN: 1857590031


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Minor stain to leading edge. No content affected. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 64 pages This book examines the ideas artists communicate when painting their own images. 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

ISBN: 9055440647


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 The Arts in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

The Arts in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

By: Lacroix, Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Bracken Books: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID303789

ISBN: 1851705317


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 520 pages View more info

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Twins and the Double

By: Lash, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID243776

ISBN: 0500810427


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