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1927 Trois Heures au Musee du Prado d'Ors
1927 Trois Heures au Musee du Prado d'Ors

Price: £44.99

A first edition of this interesting French guide to the Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain. Bound in modern half calf with cloth coverings, gilt lettering and decoration, raised bands, and modern marbled endpapers. Featuring 48...

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1927-29 2v DELACROIX Romantiques Peintre ESCHOLIER
1927-29 2v DELACROIX Romantiques Peintre ESCHOLIER

Price: £47.99

  Two extensive biographical and critical tomes on French Romantic artist, Eugene Delacroix. Volumes Two and Three. Two of Three Volumes only.  1832-1848 and 1848-1863. Edition De Luxe. From La Vie Et L'Art Romantiques...

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1928 ART The Book in ITALY by Willaim Dana ORCUTT
1928 ART The Book in ITALY by Willaim Dana ORCUTT

Price: £239.99

A review copy of Orcutt's The Book in Italy. Bound in quarter vellum with unclipped dust wrapper. Limited edition, out of series. Review copy, with review request slip. With three tipped in colour plates, and 125 black and...

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1928 Courtney Lewis Story Picture Printing in England During the XIXth Century
1928 Courtney Lewis Story Picture Printing in England During the XIXth Century

Price: £120.00

A history of pictorial printing in England during the 1800s.Illustrated throughout with many coloured plates. With chapters including Charles Knight as a Printer, Chromolithography, Henry Richard Vizetelly and many others.

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1928 Die Sammlung Oscar Huldschinsky Art Collector Illustrated Scarce German
1928 Die Sammlung Oscar Huldschinsky Art Collector Illustrated Scarce German

Price: £225.00

A beautiful collection of plates from the art collection of Oscar Huldschinksky. Featuring an illustrated portrait frontispiece. Contains 83 photogravure plates. In German. With the bookplate of F. Lugt to the front...

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1928 Famous Water-Colour Painters Frank Brangwyn First Edition Illustrated
1928 Famous Water-Colour Painters Frank Brangwyn First Edition Illustrated

Price: £48.00

A work on the Anglo-Welsh artist Frank Brangwyn. The first edition of this work.Unfortunately lacking the original dustwrapper.With a brief biographical introduction and eight facsimile plates of Brangwyn's works.Brangwyn...

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1928 George Bellow His Lithographs Illustrated Revised Edition Urban Biography
1928 George Bellow His Lithographs Illustrated Revised Edition Urban Biography

Price: £70.00

An interesting study into this American realist painter.Illustrated throughout with examples of George Bellows' work.Bellows is often referred to as the most acclaimed American artist of his generation.This work has a portion on Bellows'...

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1928 L'art Chretien Primitif et L'art Byzantin Charles Diehl Plates
1928 L'art Chretien Primitif et L'art Byzantin Charles Diehl Plates

Price: £30.00

An illustrated work on Primitive Christian and Byzantine art.With 54 plates.Charles Diehl was a French historian and a leading authority on Byzantine art and history.

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1928 L'Art Religieux Du XII Siecle En France Illus Emile Male
1928 L'Art Religieux Du XII Siecle En France Illus Emile Male

Price: £50.00

A third edition, revised, of this work on religious art.With 253 illustrations in the text.Emile Male was a French art historian, one of hte first to study medieval, most sacral French art and the influence of Eastern European...

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1928 Old Sea Paintings Chatterton Macpherson Illustrated Colour Limited Edition
1928 Old Sea Paintings Chatterton Macpherson Illustrated Colour Limited Edition

Price: £140.00

A scarce limited first edition copy of this fascinating work on maritime art, by Edward Keble Chatterton. Edward Keble Chatterton was a prolific writer who published around one hundred books,...

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1928 PRINTING Courtney Lewis Story Picture Printing in England XIXth Century
1928 PRINTING Courtney Lewis Story Picture Printing in England XIXth Century

Price: £165.00

A history of pictorial printing in England during the 1800s.Illustrated throughout with many coloured plates. With chapters including Charles Knight as a Printer, Chromolithography, Henry Richard Vizetelly and many others. Bookplate...

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1928 Story Picture Printing in England During the XIXth Century Courtney Lewis
1928 Story Picture Printing in England During the XIXth Century Courtney Lewis

Price: £225.00

A history of pictorial printing in England during the 1800s.Illustrated throughout with many coloured plates. With chapters including Charles Knight as a Printer, Chromolithography, Henry Richard Vizetelly and many others.

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1929 SAMMLUNG JOSEF CREMER DORTMUND
1929  SAMMLUNG  JOSEF CREMER  DORTMUND

Price: £83.99

A nice, clean auction catalogue for the collection of Josef Cremer. Bound in cloth. Annotated with auction prices. Josef W. J. Cremer, 1845 1938, was a German brewer. As a young man he travelled around Europe, to England, Belgium...

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1929 3 Vols Collection MARIUS PAULME Art Auction
1929 3 Vols Collection MARIUS PAULME Art Auction

Price: £71.99

The illustrated art auction catalogues for the early twentieth century sale of the Marius Paulme collection in the original bindings. Complete in Three Volumes. There are two volumes of Catalogue des Dessins Anciens and one volume...

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1929 D. H. Lawrence Pornography And Obscenity 1st Edition Ex Selbourne
1929 D. H. Lawrence Pornography And Obscenity 1st Edition Ex Selbourne

Price: £30.00

An examination of what constitutes obscenity, by the author of the notorious Lady Chatterly's Lover.Lawrence suffered greatly in the second half of his life from his public portrayal as a pornographer. His own opinions on what we should...

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1929 Engravings and Their Value Collectors Guide Herbert Slater Plates
1929 Engravings and Their Value Collectors Guide Herbert Slater Plates

Price: £65.00

An uncommon copy of Slater's guide for collectors of engravings.Sixth Edition, revised and enlarged by F. W. Maxwell-Barbour.With a colour Frontispiece, numerous plates throughout, and a number of facsimile reproductions of engravers'...

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1929 OLD PEWTER Makers Marks H.H. COTTERELL 1st Illus
1929 OLD PEWTER Makers Marks H.H. COTTERELL 1st Illus

Price: £165.00

A first edition of this classic work on antique pewter, by a former president of the Society of Pewter Collectors. 'Illustrating all known marks and secondary marks of the old pewterers with a series of plates showing the chief...

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1929-1933 3vols Musee du Louvre Inventaire General de Dessins Des Ecoles du Nord
1929-1933 3vols Musee du Louvre Inventaire General de Dessins Des Ecoles du Nord

Price: £480.00

An inventory of the works in the Louvre museum.These three volumes are an inventory of the works held at the Louvre of the Northern School, specifically Holland.All three volumes are in the original French.Volume III has a publisher's...

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1930-1 4 vols Auction Catalogues GERMAN Art FURNITURE
1930-1 4 vols Auction Catalogues GERMAN Art FURNITURE

Price: £399.99

A collection of beautifully illustrated German auction catalogues from the early 1930s In German Bound in blue paper covered boards. Die Sammlung Erich von Goldschmidt-Rothschild Tafelband is a volume of plates only. These auction...

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1931 ART Etching & Engraving by Herbert Furst FIRST
1931 ART Etching & Engraving by Herbert Furst FIRST

Price: £125.00

 A lavishly illustrated First Edition of Furst's appreciation of engraving and etching. Bound in cloth with both gilt and blind-stamped lettering and illustrative detail, and an unclipped dustwrapper. With 187 examples...

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1931 Henri Matisse Essays Roger Fry Illustrated First Edition
1931 Henri Matisse Essays Roger Fry Illustrated First Edition

Price: £50.00

A first edition of this work French artist Henry Matisse.A collection of various essays with eight double sided plates.Henri-mile-Benot Matissewas a French artist, known for his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship....

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1931-33 7vols ART AUCTION Catalogues German Illustrated
1931-33 7vols ART AUCTION Catalogues German Illustrated

Price: £479.99

Seven volumes bound in original blue paper covered boards, profusely illustrated with over two hundred plates. Seven volumes of German art catalogues. Includes the sale of the collection of Prince Freidrich Leopold of Prussia...

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1932 Laurie Brushwork Of Rembrandt His School Photomicographs Dustwrapper First
1932 Laurie Brushwork Of Rembrandt His School Photomicographs Dustwrapper First

Price: £195.00

The Brushwork of Rembrandt and his School by A. P. Laurie. Illustrated with photomicrographs with one hundred and twenty-seven plates to rear. In original unclipped dustwrapper. First edition. Dedicated to the Duke of Westminster...

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1932 Scrutiny of Cinema William Hunger Illustrated First Edition
1932 Scrutiny of Cinema William Hunger Illustrated First Edition

Price: £20.00

This is a first edition of this essay on cinema, the second volume of the Adelphi Quartos of artistic studies. This text includes illustrations comprising a collection of stills. This was intended to be part of a larger series...

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1932 The Brushwork of REMBRANDT By Laurie 1st Ed
1932 The Brushwork of REMBRANDT By Laurie 1st Ed

Price: £210.00

The first edition of The Brush-work of Rembrandt and his School by Laurie and illustrated with photomicrographs. Bound in paper-covered boards with gilt lettering and an unclipped dustwrapper. With 127 Photomicrograph Plates. Arthur...

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1932 The Elegant Woman from the Rococo Period to Modern Times G Aretz Art
1932 The Elegant Woman from the Rococo Period to Modern Times G Aretz Art

Price: £39.99

A study of portrayals of elegant women in art throughout history. Illustrated throughout with many plates, including a coloured frontispiece. Translated by James Laver. Including chapters on Marie-Antoinette, Actresses and Courtesans,...

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1933 Collection PICTURES Andrew T. REID Auchterarder James Caw
1933 Collection PICTURES Andrew T. REID Auchterarder James Caw

Price: £160.00

A stunning collection of artwork from an avid collector at Auchterarder House, Perthshire. 'One of the most important and distinctive' collections of pictures formed in Scotland at the start of the twentieth-century, representing...

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1933-37 3v CATALOGUE Pictures Frederick John NETTLEFOLD
1933-37 3v CATALOGUE Pictures Frederick John NETTLEFOLD

Price: £150.00

An impressive illustrated catalogue of the Nettleford family art collection. Volumes One - Three. Volume Four is missing. Volume One: A to C. Volume Two: D to H. Volume Three: I to S. Volume Three is by C. Reginald Grundy and...

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1934 Decoration Past Present and Future Sarah M Lockwood Interior Design
1934 Decoration Past Present and Future Sarah M Lockwood Interior Design

Price: £34.99

A history of interior design from Sarah M. Lockwood. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes. With chapter titles including Our English Heritage, Italian Renaissance, Gothic Era and more.

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1934 English Decorative Fabrics of the C16th-C18th
1934 English Decorative Fabrics of the C16th-C18th

Price: £99.99

A nice clean copy.   Bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering.   Albert Frank Kendrick (1872 1954) was a Medievalist and fiberworks authority and  Keeper in the Victoria and Albert Museum from 1897 to 1924. He...

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1934 Frankrigs Malerkunst Dens Farve Dens Historie Ernst Goldschmidt French Art
1934 Frankrigs Malerkunst Dens Farve Dens Historie Ernst Goldschmidt French Art

Price: £25.00

An illustrated work on French art by Ernst Goldschmidt.Volume V of what was originally a six volume work, published between 1914 and 1938, and extended in 1950 and 1953.Ernst Goldschmidt was a Danish painter, art historian, author...

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1934 Hugh Lane and his Pictures by Thomas Bodkin
1934 Hugh Lane and his Pictures by Thomas Bodkin

Price: £59.99

A collection of the photographs of Hugh Lane, by Thomas Bodkin.Sir Hugh Percy Lane (9 November 1875 7 May 1915) is best known for establishing Dublin's Municipal Gallery of Modern Art (the first known public gallery of modern art...

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1934 The World's Greatest Paintings T Leman Hare Coloured Plates
1934 The World's Greatest Paintings T Leman Hare Coloured Plates

Price: £99.99

A collection of one hundred selected masterpieces of famous art galleries.With many tipped-in coloured plates.Including entries on The Last Supper, The Laughing Cavalier, The Doge, The Bath of Psyche and many others.

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1935 A Survey of British Industrial Arts Henry G Dowling Illustrated
1935 A Survey of British Industrial Arts Henry G Dowling Illustrated

Price: £89.99

A study of the artwork of carpets, metalwork, pottery, interior decoration, and much more. First edition. With a frontispiece and one hundred photographic plates to the rear.

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1935 Art of NEEDLECRAFT Polkinghorne
1935 Art of NEEDLECRAFT Polkinghorne

Price: £69.99

A detailed and explanatory guide to the craft of needlework in its varying forms. With thirty-two art plates and three hundred and twenty-eight diagrams in the text.

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1935 BRITISH ART EXHIBITION Commemortaive Catalogue ART
1935 BRITISH ART EXHIBITION Commemortaive Catalogue ART

Price: £33.99

Full green cloth binding with gilt titles to spine.  Illustrated with engraved frontispiece and 256 black and white plates collected at the rear. Contents includes; Illuminated manuscripts Paintings Miniatures Medieval...

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1935 Catalogue of Plate Belonging to the Duke of Portland E Alfred Jones Limited
1935 Catalogue of Plate Belonging to the Duke of Portland E Alfred Jones Limited

Price: £120.00

A limited-edition catalogue of the silver and gold plate belonging to the Duke of Portland.Illustrated throughout with numerous photographic plates. Two hundred copies of this book have been printed, of which this is No. 127.

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1935 Italia Madre Roma Luigi M. Brunelli
1935 Italia Madre Roma Luigi M. Brunelli

Price: £275.00

A scarce collection of photographic plates and illustrations depicting iconic paintings and sculptures from Rome. Work includes Il Bicchiere del Giardino Farnese, Colosseo Arcate Superiori, Antenati de Cristo Michelangelo,...

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1936 Art and Life Aesthetics Illustrated Art Criticism Hannah Priebsch Closs
1936 Art and Life Aesthetics Illustrated Art Criticism Hannah Priebsch Closs

Price: £33.00

A work on art history and criticism.This work is on aesthetics and is based on the lectures Closs delivered at the University of Bristol. Illustrated, with fifty nine plates to the rear of the work.The first edition of this publication.Rebound...

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1936 Handcraft in Wool and Metal John Hooper & Alfred J. Shirley Illustrated
1936 Handcraft in Wool and Metal John Hooper & Alfred J. Shirley Illustrated

Price: £32.99

A fifth edition of Handcraft in Wood and Metal, revised and enlarged.As written in the preface, "In preparing this work the authors have endeavoured to show the possibilities of craftwork as an educational subject, and briefly to indicate...

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1936 The Meaning of Art Illustrated Herbert Read Second Edition Rebound Critic
1936 The Meaning of Art Illustrated Herbert Read Second Edition Rebound Critic

Price: £55.00

A work of Art criticism by Herbert Read.Illustrated throughout, with 46 figures throughout, of works of art.The second edition of this work.Rebound in a lovely half morocco binding.Written by Sir Herbert Edward Read, an English art...

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1937 A Coronation Exhibition of Royal Historical Political Social Glasses Illus
1937 A Coronation Exhibition of Royal Historical Political Social Glasses Illus

Price: £99.99

A commemorative work on rare and interesting glassware. Illustrated throughout with numerous photographic plates. With a price list loosely inserted.

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1937 Magyar Iparmuveszet Hungarian Craft Colour Illustrated Fashion Carpentry
1937 Magyar Iparmuveszet Hungarian Craft Colour Illustrated Fashion Carpentry

Price: £70.00

A scarce study of Hungarian crafts from 1897 - 1937.Thoroughly illustrated with plates depicting the local architecture, development in fashions, religious art, embroidery and curious examples of Hungarian wrapping paper.Includes...

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1937 Myfanwy Evans The Painter's Object Illustrated
1937 Myfanwy Evans The Painter's Object Illustrated

Price: £99.99

A first edition of The Painter's Object.This anthology of early twentieth-century artists includes essays by the editor, Evans, who translated several of the pieces, and artists such as Picasso, Max Ernst, Kandinsky, Paul Nesh and...

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1937 Sculpture Decorative Louis Hautecoeur Large Folio French Art Deco First Ed
1937 Sculpture Decorative Louis Hautecoeur Large Folio French Art Deco First Ed

Price: £195.00

This oversized folio contains 32 striking heliogravure plates of Art Deco sculpture, compiled and edited by prominent curator and scholar, Louis Hautecoeur. A first edition, this attractive survey consists of an eight page...

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1937-43 3vols ART Old Watercolour Society Annuals ILLUS
1937-43 3vols ART Old Watercolour Society Annuals ILLUS

Price: £39.99

  A set of three First Edition volumes from the Old Water-Colour Society's series of lavishly illustrated annuals. Bound in quarter cloth with gilt and stamped lettering, and paper-covered boards. Issued only to...

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1938 A History of English Furniture Age of Mahogany Macquoid Colour Illustrated
1938 A History of English Furniture Age of Mahogany Macquoid Colour Illustrated

Price: £75.00

The Age of Mahogany volume of Macquoid's beautifully illustrated history. Colour illustrated frontispiece of gilt chair covered in needlework with numerous illustrations selected and arranged by author. Colour plates after Shirley...

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1938 COLLECTION paintings Mensing Catalogue
1938 COLLECTION paintings Mensing Catalogue

Price: £570.00

A fascinating catalogue of the 'very valuable and important' library formed by the late Mensing, former art auctioneer, which was sold in auction by Frederik Muller & Co. of the Mensing Sale in 1938. 'Collection...

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1938 Early English Figure Pottery Harold Mackintosh Illustrated First Edition
1938 Early English Figure Pottery Harold Mackintosh Illustrated First Edition

Price: £68.00

A first edition of this work by Harold Mackintosh.Illustrated throughout including five full colour plates.

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1938 Silhouette E Nevill Jackson Coloured Plates History Portrait Art Dictonary
1938 Silhouette E Nevill Jackson Coloured Plates History Portrait Art Dictonary

Price: £30.00

Notes on and a dictionary of the art of silhouettesA history of silhouettes and dictionary of their artists. Chapters discuss the various types of silhouette (such as the 'conversation'), the shadow theatre...

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1938 Silhouette Notes and Dictionary E Nevill Jackson Colour Plates First Ed
1938 Silhouette Notes and Dictionary E Nevill Jackson Colour Plates First Ed

Price: £59.99

A beautiful collection of silhouettes, along with a history of the form, from Mrs E. Nevill JacksonWith many tipped-in colour plates, and more illustrations in monochrome. Including chapters on china, glass, jewellery, fakes and forgeries,...

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1939 CATALOGUE Les Dessins de HANS HOLBEIN le Jeune
1939 CATALOGUE Les Dessins de HANS HOLBEIN le Jeune

Price: £59.99

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1939 Laing Art Gallery Illustrated C Bernard Stevenson Permanent Catalogue
1939 Laing Art Gallery Illustrated C Bernard Stevenson Permanent Catalogue

Price: £39.00

An exhibition catalogue of the water-colour drawings held at the Laing Art Gallery and Museum.Illustrated throughout with many plates.

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1939 MAILLOL, John Rewald, Andre Gloeckner, Colour Plates, First Edition
1939 MAILLOL, John Rewald, Andre Gloeckner, Colour Plates, First Edition

Price: £99.99

A copy of 'Maillol' by John Rewald. A bookplate from the private library of one 'H. Douglas Curry' has been left to the front pastedown. Includes several photogravure plates and inset illustrations.

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1939 Treasure Trove in Art Arthur Kay Illustrated Henry M Hake Uncommon
1939 Treasure Trove in Art Arthur Kay Illustrated Henry M Hake Uncommon

Price: £65.00

A uncommon and handsomely illustrated work by Arthur Kay, showcasing his lifelong passion for the arts. With a introduction by Henry M. Hake, the former Director of the National Portrait Gallery...

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1940 Superworld Comics Number I Frank R Paul Cover Invisible Avenger Buzz Allen
1940 Superworld Comics Number I Frank R Paul Cover Invisible Avenger Buzz Allen

Price: £1,900.00

The first issue of Superworld Comics. Published in April 1940.With the first appearance of Buzz Allen the Invisible Avenger.  Other characters featured include Little Nemo (in Dreamland), Mitey Powers, Hip Knox, Detective Crane...

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1941 AMERICAN GLASS by George & Helen Mc Kearin
1941 AMERICAN GLASS by George & Helen Mc Kearin

Price: £120.00

An extensive book on American glass. Bound in half morocco leather with gilt lettering. Has been rebound with new endpapers. Uncommon. Includes chapters on Early Production, Glassmaking and Ornamentation; Early American Blown...

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1942 Shop Planning and Design Illustrated Interior Design in Dustwrapper
1942 Shop Planning and Design Illustrated Interior Design in Dustwrapper

Price: £140.00

An illustrated guide to the planning and designing of shops, salons, and more. Illustrated with floor-plans and sections throughout.

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1943 Souvenir Catalogue Sculpture in Bronze Jacob Epstein Signed Illustrated
1943 Souvenir Catalogue Sculpture in Bronze Jacob Epstein Signed Illustrated

Price: £115.00

A souvenir catalogue from the exhibition of Modern Art at Windermere, detailing the Jacob Epstein exhibition. Signed by Epstein to the front endpaper. Sir Jacob Epstein (10 November 1880 19 August 1959) was an American-born British...

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1943 The Pre-Raphaelite Dream William Gaunt Art History Criticism Reprint Ed
1943 The Pre-Raphaelite Dream William Gaunt Art History Criticism Reprint Ed

Price: £30.00

A work on art during the nineteenth century.Specifically, this work deals with pre-raphaelite works. Written by William Gaunt, a British artist and historian. Gaunt was fascinated with the works of the Pre-Raphaelites. This work is...

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1944 Anthologie du Livre Illustre Par Les Peintres Et Sculpteurs In French Illus
1944 Anthologie du Livre Illustre Par Les Peintres Et Sculpteurs In French Illus

Price: £120.00

A superbly illustrated anthology illustrated by painters and sculptors of the school of Paris Illustrated with full page plates throughout School of Paris (French: École de Paris) refers...

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1944 The Art of Walt Disney Robert D Feild Colour Illustrations Uncommon
1944 The Art of Walt Disney Robert D Feild Colour Illustrations Uncommon

Price: £85.00

A beautifully illustrated work demonstrating the much loved imagination of Walt Disney. Uncommon in the original unclipped dustwrapper. Profusely illustrated with fifty nine full page colour...

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1945 ART Canadian Painters PAUL KANE Illus. FIRST ED.
1945 ART Canadian Painters PAUL KANE Illus. FIRST ED.

Price: £29.99

A fully illustrated First Edition of Buchanan's study of Canadian painters. Bound in cloth with stamped lettering. With four tipped-in full-colour plates, and numerous double-sided plates. Published anonymously; author information...

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1945 Portraits et Silhouettes Honore de Balzac Ilustrations Charles Genty
1945 Portraits et Silhouettes Honore de Balzac Ilustrations Charles Genty

Price: £90.00

A charming collection of short stories, illustrated with watercolour vignettes. Honore de Balzac (1799-1850) was a French novelist and playwright and considered one of the founders of realism in European Literature. Charles Genty (1876-1956) was...

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1945 The Aesthetic Adventure William Gaunt First Edition Art Criticism Post-War
1945 The Aesthetic Adventure William Gaunt First Edition Art Criticism Post-War

Price: £27.00

A work of art criticism and history.Illustrated throughout.The first edition of this work.Rebound in a lovely quarter morocco binding with cloth covered boards.Gaunt took a special appointment for the war effort during the Second World-War...

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1946 A School of Purposes A Selection of Fougasse Posters 1939-1945
1946 A School of Purposes A Selection of Fougasse Posters 1939-1945

Price: £48.00

A collection of Cyril Kenneth Bird's posters. Bird was best known under his pen name Fougasse and is best known for his contributions to 'Punch' magazine. The first edition in book form of this...

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1946 English Painting R H Wilenski Illustrated Art Criticism History Reprint Ed
1946 English Painting R H Wilenski Illustrated Art Criticism History Reprint Ed

Price: £40.00

A work of art criticism by R H Wilenski.A reprint of this work which was first published in November 1933.Rebound in a lovely quarter morocco binding.Illustrated throughout.This work reflects the history and progression of English...

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1946 Forty Drawings First Edition Ronald Searle Illustrated Cape town Japanese
1946 Forty Drawings First Edition Ronald Searle Illustrated Cape town Japanese

Price: £350.00

A first edition collection of sketches depicting life as a Japanese prisoner-of-war.Introductory biography of Searle by Frank Kendon. Drawings of soldiers and civilians in Africa and Singapore during the war, along with numerous portraits...

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1946 Oho Certain Two-Faced Individuals Rex and Laurence Whistler Caricatures
1946 Oho Certain Two-Faced Individuals Rex and Laurence Whistler Caricatures

Price: £160.00

A first edition of this collection of illustrations from Rex Whistler, described by his brother Laurence.Printed to be read upside-down and the correct way up.Illustrated throughout with Whistler's 'grotesque and amusing faces'....

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1946 Pour une RENAISSANCE de la PEINTURE FRANCAISE
1946 Pour une RENAISSANCE de la PEINTURE FRANCAISE

Price: £59.99

A nice clean copy filled with colour plates. Bound with card boards, with gilt lettering and original slipcase. Tipped in colour plates. First edition. In French.

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1946 Stained Glass in Somerset 1250-1830 Woodforde First Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated
1946 Stained Glass in Somerset 1250-1830 Woodforde First Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £79.00

A fascinating and copiously illustrated history and study of stained glass, by the Anglican priest and noted twentieth century author, Christopher Woodforde. Containing a comprehensive detailing...

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1946 The Modern Movement in Art R H Wilenski Slipcase Illustrated
1946 The Modern Movement in Art R H Wilenski Slipcase Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A work reflecting on the development of art. Written by Reginald Howard Wilenski, an art critic and historian. Illustrated throughout, with 32 illustrations.The ninth impression of this work.Rebound in a lovely quarter...

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1946-47 2Vol Cuadernos de Arte Art Notebooks Spanish Plates
1946-47 2Vol Cuadernos de Arte Art Notebooks Spanish Plates

Price: £68.00

A two volume set of works on art. Printed in Spanish and English.With 174 plates.Jose Hernandez Diaz was a professor of art history at the University of Seville who focused his research on the Baroque Sevillian.Antonio sancho Corbacho...

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1947 - 1952 7vol Monographies de L'art Belge Illustrated Coloured Frontis
1947 - 1952 7vol Monographies de L'art Belge Illustrated Coloured Frontis

Price: £140.00

A seven volume set of works in their original unclipped dustwrappers, looking at significant figures in the Belgium art world. In the original unclipped dustwrappers. By Leo van Puyvelde; Richard...

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1947 ART Clive Bell Illustrated History Christian Religion Photographic Plates
1947 ART Clive Bell Illustrated History Christian Religion Photographic Plates

Price: £23.99

A smart copy of this illustrated art history. Featuring 6 photographic plates, including a frontispiece. With a bookseller's label for Better Books, London, to the front pastedown.

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1947 Aspects of British Art Introduction by Michael Ayrton Edited by W J Turner
1947 Aspects of British Art Introduction by Michael Ayrton Edited by W J Turner

Price: £95.00

A lovely volume on Aspects of British Art.Introduction by Michael Ayrton, edited by W. J. Turner.With 48 plates in colour and 127 illustrations in black and white.

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1947 Drawings Paul and Thomas Sandby Oppe First Edition Dust wrapper Illustrated
1947 Drawings Paul and Thomas Sandby Oppe First Edition Dust wrapper Illustrated

Price: £65.00

A first edition copy of this catalogue of the large collection of watercolours and studies by Paul and Thomas Sandby, held in the Royal Library at Windsor Castle. This text was edited by the...

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1947 Lucy Carrington Wertheim Adventure in Art Illustrated First Edition
1947 Lucy Carrington Wertheim Adventure in Art Illustrated First Edition

Price: £225.00

A rare first edition of Wertheim's Adventure in Art, in which she describes her life as a gallery-owner.Lucy Carrington Wertheim (1883 1971) was a British Gallery owner who founded the Twenties Group of "English artists in their...

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1948 3Vol Walther Bernt Niedlandischen Maler Seventeenth Century Flemish Artists
1948 3Vol Walther Bernt Niedlandischen Maler Seventeenth Century Flemish Artists

Price: £250.00

A German language, three volume set of catalogues focussing on the Flemish artists of the Seventeenth Century.Arranged alphabetically, and containing 1042 monochrome reproductions of various pieces over the three volumes included,...

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1948-1955 8Vols Benezit Dictionary Of Painters And Sculptors Limited Edition
1948-1955 8Vols Benezit Dictionary Of Painters And Sculptors Limited Edition

Price: £190.00

A limited edition, eight volume complete set of this French-language encyclopedia of artists.First published between 1911 and 1923, the encyclopedia is a wide-reaching and exhaustive one, and the volumes encompass...

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1949 Camera Studies of European Sculpture and Craftsmanship Lunsingh SCHEURLEER
1949 Camera Studies of European Sculpture and Craftsmanship Lunsingh SCHEURLEER

Price: £19.99

A copy of 'Camera Studies of European Sculpture and Craftsmanship', Th. H. Lunsingh Scheurleer. Includes several photogravure plates.

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1949 CATALOGUE D G Van Beuningen Collection ILLUSTRATED
1949 CATALOGUE D G Van Beuningen Collection ILLUSTRATED

Price: £119.99

A green cloth hardback with gilt lettering on the front board and spine and brown card slipcase. A catalogue of art that once belonged to D. G. van Beuningen, with 255 plates. The shipping magnate Danil George van Beuningen was...

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1949 Tradition in Sculpture by Alec Miller First Edition Illustrated Photographs
1949 Tradition in Sculpture by Alec Miller First Edition Illustrated Photographs

Price: £19.99

An illustrated work on sculpture through the ages. First edition. With many monochrome photographs. With a prize presentation bookplate to front pastedown of Chesterfield College of Art.

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1949-1952 2vols European Ceramic Art W B Honey First Edition Plates
1949-1952 2vols European Ceramic Art W B Honey First Edition Plates

Price: £160.00

First Editions of Honey's extensive work on European Ceramic Art.The first volume being an Illustrated Historical Survey, and the second being a Dictionary of Factories, Artists, Technical Terms, Et Cetera. The Survey contains 24...

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1949-52 2Vol European Ceramic Art Middle Ages to 1815 W B Honey Illus First
1949-52 2Vol European Ceramic Art Middle Ages to 1815 W B Honey Illus First

Price: £130.00

A first edition two volume set of this work by William Bowyer Honey.Complete in two volumes.Volume I: Illustrated Historical SurveyVolume II: A Dictionary of Factories, Artists, Technical Terms et ceteraWith 25 full colour plates.William...

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1950 English Interior Decoration 1500 to 1830 Margaret Jourdain Illus First
1950 English Interior Decoration 1500 to 1830 Margaret Jourdain Illus First

Price: £60.00

A first edition of this history of interior design in England from 1500 to 1830. Illustrated throughout with numerous photographs and a coloured frontispiece.

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1950 John P Harthan Bookbindings Victoria and Albert Museum Illustrated
1950 John P Harthan Bookbindings Victoria and Albert Museum Illustrated

Price: £33.00

A handsome copy of Bookbindings by John P Harthan.Illustrated with 60 plates.A short introduction to the art and skill of bookbinding using examples from the collection at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

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1950 Portrait Painters Gwynne-Jones First ed. Inscribed by author Illustrated
1950 Portrait Painters Gwynne-Jones First ed. Inscribed by author Illustrated

Price: £70.00

This first edition collection of portraits range from Titian to Augustus John and many more, which are all accompanied by explanations from the author, Allan Gwynne-Jones. There is a lovely inscription from Gwynne-Jones on the...

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1950 Worcester Porcelain F Severne Mackenna Limited Edition Signed Illustrated
1950 Worcester Porcelain F Severne Mackenna Limited Edition Signed Illustrated

Price: £160.00

A limited edition signed copy of  the history, production and value of Worcester porcelain. Signed by author.Number 459 of a limited press of five hundred copies printed on hand-made paper.Eighty black and white plates of...

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1951 Models of Propriety Illustrated First Edition
1951 Models of Propriety Illustrated First Edition

Price: £68.00

A charming first edition copy of Sir William Russell Flint's 'Models of Propriety' complete with coloured prints of sketches by the author. Containing supposedly fictional anecdotes of artists...

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1951 Thuis Best Jo Spier Dustwrapper Profusely Illustrated Dutch Very Scarce
1951 Thuis Best Jo Spier Dustwrapper Profusely Illustrated Dutch Very Scarce

Price: £90.00

A very scarce volume featuring the illustration and comic drawing of Dutch artist, Jo Spier. Written in the original Dutch this profusely illustrated work is held in the original dustwrapper ...

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1951-52 2v ART and Everyman Appreciation BULLEY First
1951-52 2v ART and Everyman Appreciation BULLEY First

Price: £59.99

An introduction to different aspects of art with illustrations and commentaries. In Two Volumes, complete.

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1952 Decorative Art Illustrated The Studio Furnishing and Decorating
1952 Decorative Art Illustrated The Studio Furnishing and Decorating

Price: £39.99

An illustrated book on interior decorating and furnishing. Illustrated throughout with many colour and monochrome photographs.

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1952 Lassagine Spanish Paintings Catalan Frescos El Greco Dustwrap Colour First
1952 Lassagine Spanish Paintings Catalan Frescos El Greco Dustwrap Colour First

Price: £39.99

 Spanish Paintings From the Catalan Frescos to El Greco with text by Jacques Lassigne translated into English by Stuart Gilbert in original dustwrapper beautifully illustrated with seventy reproductions in full...

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1952 MUNKACSY MIHALY by Vegvari Lajos
1952 MUNKACSY MIHALY by Vegvari Lajos

Price: £69.99

Works of the Hungarian artist Munkacsy Mihaly edited by Vegvari Lajos with beautiful colour reproductions. Bound in cloth. With colour reproductions. Mihaly Munkacsy, 1844 1900, was a Hungarian painter, who lived in Paris and...

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1952 Ornamente Der Volkskunst Neue Folge Keramik Holz Metall Colour Plates
1952 Ornamente Der Volkskunst Neue Folge Keramik Holz Metall Colour Plates

Price: £34.99

A beautifully illustrated work on folk art. In German. With numerous full-colour plates and many black and white plates also.

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1952 The Development of Ancient Egyptian Art by Cyril Aldred Scarce
1952 The Development of Ancient Egyptian Art by Cyril Aldred Scarce

Price: £69.99

A scarce volume on Egyptian Art by Cyril Aldred. The work is illustrated with 328 reproductions of most of the masterpieces of the period. Cyril Aldred FRSE FSA Scot (19 February 1914 23 June 1991) was an English Egyptologist,...

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1953 CATALOGUE Raisonne des Peintures by Edouard MICHEL
1953 CATALOGUE Raisonne des Peintures by Edouard MICHEL

Price: £59.99

An internally clean First Edition of this catalogue of paintings of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Modern Times, along with Flemish paintings of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. First...

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1953 Gerson Rembrandt's Influence In The 17th Century Exhibition Catalogue
1953 Gerson Rembrandt's Influence In The 17th Century Exhibition Catalogue

Price: £24.99

A scarce catalogue in original paper wraps for Rembrandt's Influence in the 17th Century a loan exhibition at the Mattheisen Gallery, London between February 20th and April 2nd 1953. Illustrated with plates including sixty-nine...

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1953 Laud Ragamala Miniatures Herbert Stooke Karl Khandalavala
1953 Laud Ragamala Miniatures Herbert Stooke Karl Khandalavala

Price: £68.00

This is a beautifully illustrated commentary on the Laud Ragamala miniatures presented to the Bodelian in 1640.This edition comprises of eighteen illustrations eight of which are presented in full colour, alongisde...

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1953 The Crown Jewels and Other Regalia in the Tower of London Sitwell Plates
1953 The Crown Jewels and Other Regalia in the Tower of London Sitwell Plates

Price: £60.00

A beautifully illustrated work on the Crown Jewels.With eight full colour plates.Written by H D W Sitwell during his time as keeper of the crown jewels and edited by Clarence Winchester.

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1954 ART Paintings of INGRES by Wildenstein FIRST Illus
1954 ART Paintings of INGRES by Wildenstein FIRST Illus

Price: £29.99

  A sumptuously illustrated First Edition of Wildenstein's monograph of Ingres. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. With numerous full-page illustrations and eight tipped-in colour plates, including frontis. Little is known...

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1954 Byzantine Art David Talbot Rice Photographic Plates
1954 Byzantine Art David Talbot Rice Photographic Plates

Price: £30.00

A popular penguin edition of this work on Byzantine Art.With 64 full page photographic plates.

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1954 JAPANESE ORIENTAL ART Hillier COLOUR 1st
1954 JAPANESE ORIENTAL ART Hillier COLOUR 1st

Price: £83.99

Decorative full cloth binding in decorative dust jacket. This is a first edition illustrated with numerous colour and black and white plates. "In this introductory book, the aim has been to present the colour-print as an art, rooted...

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1954 Leningrad Scarce Russian Photographs Fine Arts State Publishing House
1954 Leningrad Scarce Russian Photographs Fine Arts State Publishing House

Price: £80.00

A very scarce collection of photographs of Leningrad. Numerous illustrations and illustrated plated throughout. Originally called St. Petersburg, it was renamed in 1914 and again in 1924. In 1991 Leningrad was changed...

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1954-63 2Vol Attic Vase Paintings Museum of Fine Arts Illus Caskey Plates
1954-63 2Vol Attic Vase Paintings Museum of Fine Arts Illus Caskey Plates

Price: £300.00

A two volume set of this catalogue of Attic Vase Paintings.With 24 plates.Two of three volumes of an extensive work on Attic vases begun in 1931. With descriptions of the vases and their artwork and sketches throughout. Third volume...

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1955 The Golden Age of INDIAN Art 5th-13th Century Rambach
1955 The Golden Age of INDIAN Art 5th-13th Century Rambach

Price: £19.99

This colourful first edition explores ancient indian art in photographic detail. "Although other books have dealt in a general way with Indian art, this is the first one to give a really comprehensive picture of its greatest period...

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1956 Ninetenth Century Cameo Glass Limited First Ed Haynes Colour Illustrated
1956 Ninetenth Century Cameo Glass Limited First Ed Haynes Colour Illustrated

Price: £120.00

A limited first edition collection of the most notable pieces of cameo glass in the nineteenth century.This first edition is limited to seven hundred and fifty copies. Colour illustrated frontispiece of The Dennis Vase by John Northwood....

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1956-86 10vol The Old Water-Colour Society's Club Colour Plates Adrian Bury
1956-86 10vol The Old Water-Colour Society's Club Colour Plates Adrian Bury

Price: £140.00

A collection of ten volumes of The Old Water-Colour's Society's Club, published between 1956 and 1986.Issued only to members.Containing:Volume XXXI (1956)Volume XXXII (1957)Volume XXXIII (1958)Volume XXXIV (1959)Volume XXXV (1960)Volume...

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1957 Master Drawings from the Budapest Museum Lajos Vayer Coloured Plates
1957 Master Drawings from the Budapest Museum Lajos Vayer Coloured Plates

Price: £42.00

The first edition of this collection of drawing reproductions from the Budapest Museum of Fine Arts.Illustrated throughout with one hundred and nine plates. Including works from William Hogarth, Thomas Gainsborough, Rembrandt, and...

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1957 Nightcrawlers Charles Addams Illustrated First Edition Comics Dark Humour
1957 Nightcrawlers Charles Addams Illustrated First Edition Comics Dark Humour

Price: £45.00

A collection of comic illustrations by Charles Addams. Addams was known for his darkly humorous and macabre characters. His well known recurring characters include The Addams Family. Illustrated...

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1957 Treasures BRITISH MUSEUM Grigson ART history
1957 Treasures BRITISH MUSEUM Grigson ART history

Price: £29.99

Library buckram binding with gilt lettering to spine. A first edition which is illustrated with numerous lovely photogravures and 6 tipped in colour plates. Collection of photographs, with introduction and explanation, of art treasures...

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1957 Two Centuries of English Chintz Cril G E Bunt E A Rose Illustrated
1957 Two Centuries of English Chintz Cril G E Bunt E A Rose Illustrated

Price: £110.00

A history of eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth century chintz decoration. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates to the rear. Numbered 22 of five hundred limited copies.

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1958 2vol The First Night Gilbert and Sullivan The Limited Editions Club Illustrated Facsimile Slipc
1958 2vol The First Night Gilbert and Sullivan The Limited Editions Club Illustrated Facsimile Slipc

Price: £180.00

A wonderful celebration of the work of Gilbert and Sullivan, held in the original slipcase. Contains a volume featuring twelve librettos by Gilbert and Sullivan, with an additional twenty-seven...

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1958 Folk Costumes Woven Textiles and Embroideries of Rumania Tancred Banateanu
1958 Folk Costumes Woven Textiles and Embroideries of Rumania Tancred Banateanu

Price: £89.99

An interesting examination of traditional Romanian costume.Illustrated with many plates and vignettes throughout, several of which are coloured, by D. Stanescu.Including details of interior design, men's clothing, women's clothing,...

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1958 Musee De l'Ermitage Les Grands Maitres De La Peinture Text Germain Bazin
1958 Musee De l'Ermitage Les Grands Maitres De La Peinture Text Germain Bazin

Price: £59.99

Muse De l'Ermitage. Les Grands Maitres de la Peinture with text by Germain Bazin, chief conservator for paintings and drawings at the Muse du Louvre. In French. With numerous colour illustrations tipped in, some of which fold out...

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1958 Usi E Costumi Di Napoli Limited Edition Francesco de Bourcard
1958 Usi E Costumi Di Napoli Limited Edition Francesco de Bourcard

Price: £120.00

A collection of coloured plates depicting Italian costume by Francesco de Bourcard. Limited to 1500 copies, of which this is number 1367.With pictures entitles Il Castagnaro, Il Venditore di Fichi, La Levatrice and many others

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1958 Walther Bernt Die Nederlandischen Zeichner Illustrated Dutch Painters
1958 Walther Bernt Die Nederlandischen Zeichner Illustrated Dutch Painters

Price: £90.00

A profusely illustrated work on Dutch painters and craftsman.Volume II of II. This volume overs Laer-Wyck.In German.With over 350 illustrations by various Dutch painters and craftsmen.

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1959 Pantaloni First U K Edition Bettina Ehrlich Illustrated Dustwrapper
1959 Pantaloni First U K Edition Bettina Ehrlich Illustrated Dustwrapper

Price: £65.00

A children's novel, illustrated throughout, depicting Italian village life. The first U.K edition. Issued two years after the first edition published in the U.S. Illustrated throughout, with...

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1960 FOUR SEASONS OF SPORT Cadfryn-Roberts Colour Plate
1960 FOUR SEASONS OF SPORT Cadfryn-Roberts Colour Plate

Price: £36.99

Folio with stiff card wraps, a dustwrapper and twelve good quality full-page colur plates. The plates illustrate Fox Hunting, Fishing, Racing and Shooting and are taken from the first half of the 19th century, including eight...

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1961 7 Vol A Seilern Paintings Drawings and Aquisitions at 56 Princes Gate Illus
1961 7 Vol A Seilern Paintings Drawings and Aquisitions at 56 Princes Gate Illus

Price: £350.00

An attractive collection of text and plates from Antoine Seilern's collection at 56 Princes Gate, South Kensington, London.With 275 in-text illustrations and 279 separate plates.Count Antoine Seilern (1901-1978) was an Anglo-Austrian...

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1961 ILLUSTRATED Art treasures for America FIRST EDITION
1961 ILLUSTRATED Art treasures for America FIRST EDITION

Price: £36.99

A red cloth hardback with gilt lettering on the front board and spine, and unclipped dust wrapper. 100 colour plate and 87 black and white plates. A first edition of this anthology of art from the Samuel H. Kress collection; one...

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1961 Ronald Searle Which Way Did He Go First Edition First Impression
1961 Ronald Searle Which Way Did He Go First Edition First Impression

Price: £35.00

A collection of drawings by Ronald Searle. This work has 150 drawings by Searle and was the first compilation of Searle's works to be published. Ronald Searle was a British artist and satirical...

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1961-1963 7vol Capolavori Nei Secoli Volumes I to VII Colour Illustrated Art
1961-1963 7vol Capolavori Nei Secoli Volumes I to VII Colour Illustrated Art

Price: £79.99

Seven volumes of this lavishly illustrated encyclopedia of art throughout the centuries. Volumes I to VII of a ten part set. In Italian. With beautiful full-colour illustrations to almost every page. Fratelli Fabbri Editori is...

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1962 Posthumous Cracks in The Cloisters Humour Comic First Edition
1962 Posthumous Cracks in The Cloisters Humour Comic First Edition

Price: £44.00

A humorous work from the popular clerical writer and artist, Brother Choleric. First edition, held in original dustwrapper. Brother Choleric was a pseudonym for Downside Abbey monk, Dom Hubert...

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1963 Alison Gernsheim Fashion and Reality Dustwrapper Illustrated
1963 Alison Gernsheim Fashion and Reality Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £99.99

A first edition of Gernsheim's Fashion and Reality.As written in the preface, 'In this first costume book illustrated entirely with old photographs the distinguished photo-historian Alison Gernsheim demonstrates the extent to which...

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1963 English and other Silver Y.HACKENBROCH
1963 English and other Silver Y.HACKENBROCH

Price: £99.99

A collection of beautiful plates of silverware First Edition Bound in quarter cloth with gilt lettering and an unclipped dustwrapper This book by Ivonne Hackenbroch details the silver collection of Irwin Untermyer with 200 black...

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1963 Franzsepp Wurtenberger Mannersism European Style of the 16th C Illustrated
1963 Franzsepp Wurtenberger Mannersism European Style of the 16th C Illustrated

Price: £45.00

A first English edition of 'Mannerism: The European Style of the Sixteenth-Century.'Mannerism is a period of European art that emerged from the later years of the Italian High Renaissance around 1520. It lasted until about 1580 in...

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1963 Hans Hofmann with an Introduction by Sam Hunter Illustrated Art
1963 Hans Hofmann with an Introduction by Sam Hunter Illustrated Art

Price: £330.00

A collection of the artwork of influential American artist Hans Hoffmann.With an introduction by Sam Hunter and five essays by Hans Hoffmann.Second edition.With 168 illustrations, 51 in full colour."This handsome volume presents the...

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1963 P G Wodehouse Louder and Funnier Autograph Edition with Dustwrapper
1963 P G Wodehouse Louder and Funnier Autograph Edition with Dustwrapper

Price: £115.00

The Autograph Edition of P G Wodehouse's Louder and Funnier.With unclipped dustwrapper in a clear protective cover.Louder and Funnier is a collection of essays by P.G. Wodehouse, first published as a book in the United Kingdom...

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1963 The World of Harlequin Allardyce Nicoll Illustrated Dustwrapper First Edition
1963 The World of Harlequin Allardyce Nicoll Illustrated Dustwrapper First Edition

Price: £30.00

A first edition copy of Allardyce Nicoll's 'The World of Harlequin', copiously illustrated and complete with original unclipped dustwrapper. In the publisher's original green cloth binding with...

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1964 Graphic Art Of The 18th Century Jean Adhemar Illustrated Rebound Critic
1964 Graphic Art Of The 18th Century Jean Adhemar Illustrated Rebound Critic

Price: £34.00

A work on 18th century art.Written by French librarian, academic and art historian Jean Adhemar.Translated from the original French into English by M I Martin.This work discusses Art in Europe during the 18th century. There are chapters...

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1964 Michelangelo The Painter Valerio Mariani Art Historian Sistine Chapel Renaissance
1964 Michelangelo The Painter Valerio Mariani Art Historian Sistine Chapel Renaissance

Price: £55.00

A comprehensive study on the High Renaissance sculptor, painter, architect and poet, Michelangelo. The first edition of this work by Italian art historian Valerio Mariani. Illustrated throughout...

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1964 The Art of Embroidery Marie Schuette Sigrid Muller-Christensen Illustrated
1964 The Art of Embroidery Marie Schuette Sigrid Muller-Christensen Illustrated

Price: £70.00

A scarce and impressive work exploring the art of embroidery. Profusely illustrated throughout this delightful volume showcases the very best examples of embroidery throughout history. An important...

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1964 The Rockingham Pottery Arthur Eaglestone Lockett Potter Patron and Wares
1964 The Rockingham Pottery Arthur Eaglestone Lockett Potter Patron and Wares

Price: £29.99

A lovely history of the highly respected manufacturer of finely decorated porcelain, the Rockingham pottery. Illustrated frontispiece engraving of Swinton Pottery. Includes eight illustrated plates with black and...

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1965 Irish Art in the Early Christian Period Francoise Henry Colour Plates
1965 Irish Art in the Early Christian Period Francoise Henry Colour Plates

Price: £39.99

An illustrated history of early Irish art from Francoise Henry. Revised edition. Illustrated throughout with many monochrome and coloured plates.

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1965 Lettering Art in Modern Use Student Edition Raymond A Ballinger Typography
1965 Lettering Art in Modern Use Student Edition Raymond A Ballinger Typography

Price: £75.00

A comprehensive study on lettering art and typography. This work looks at the art of the letter and the graphic design behind it. First thus, first student edition. Held in original unclipped...

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1965-74 4vol SEABY'S BULLETIN Coin Metal
1965-74 4vol SEABY'S BULLETIN Coin Metal

Price: £175.00

Four interesting numismatic catalogues from the firm B. A. Seaby. Bound from the parts. Numerous photographic plates throughout. Supplement to rear of 1969 volume, 'A Hoard of "Double-Headed" Imperial Bronzes from Six Mints of...

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1966 Adam and Hepplewhite furniture First edition Colour Illustrated Musgrave
1966 Adam and Hepplewhite furniture First edition Colour Illustrated Musgrave

Price: £44.99

A first edition study of the furniture of Adam and Hepplewhite. One hundred and eighty-one illustrated plates with four colour plates. Musgrave explores the Adam revolution, the dissemination, craftsmen, types of furniture and...

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1966 David Irwin English Neoclassical Art First Dustwrapper Illustrated
1966 David Irwin English Neoclassical Art First Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £29.99

A first edition of David Irwin's excellent English Neoclassical Art: Studies in Inspiration and Taste.Neoclassicism is the name given to Western movements in the decorative and visual arts, literature, theatre, music, and architecture...

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1966 Haven't We Met Before Somewhere Germany From The Inside and Out Heinz Huber Ronald Searle
1966 Haven't We Met Before Somewhere Germany From The Inside and Out Heinz Huber Ronald Searle

Price: £60.00

The first edition of this 'factual, wry, probing and very funny indeed' work on Germany. A collaboration between Constantine Fitz Gibbon and Heinz Huber. Translated into English by Constantine...

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1966 Rockingham Ornamental Porcelain D G Rice Signed Colour Plates
1966 Rockingham Ornamental Porcelain D G Rice Signed Colour Plates

Price: £90.00

A first edition, second impression of this work by D G Rice.Signed by Rice to front free-endpaper.With 15 colour plates.

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1966-2001 35v Journal FURNITURE HISTORY Society Illus
1966-2001 35v Journal FURNITURE HISTORY Society Illus

Price: £995.00

A scarce run of the Furniture History Society's informative and richly illustrated journal, spanning 1966 to 2001. Comprising: Volumes II, III, VI, X-XXXIII and XXXV-XXXVII - a total of 30 volumes - as well as 'The...

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1966-74 5vol ART Classici dell'Arte Vermeer Cezanne 1ST
1966-74 5vol ART Classici dell'Arte Vermeer Cezanne 1ST

Price: £99.99

Five extensively illustrated First Edition volumes of the Classici dell'Arte series of monographs, including Vermeer, Cezanne, and Bosch. Bound in printed paper-covered boards, and unclipped dustwrappers with the Vermeer and Hayez...

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1967 Fashion in Eyeglasses Richard Corson First Edition Illustrated
1967 Fashion in Eyeglasses Richard Corson First Edition Illustrated

Price: £24.99

A history of the changing trends in spectacles and eyeglasses. First edition. With numerous illustrations throughout.

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1967 George Heard Hamilton Painting and Sculpture 1880 to 1940 Illustrated First
1967 George Heard Hamilton Painting and Sculpture 1880 to 1940 Illustrated First

Price: £49.99

A first edition of Hamilton's excellent and wide-ranging Painting and Sculpture in Europe - 1880 to 1940.As written in the synopsis, "The period of European art covered by the painting and sculpture examined in this volume - from 1886,...

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1967 Occupational Costume In England Phillis Cunnington Catherine Lucas
1967 Occupational Costume In England Phillis Cunnington Catherine Lucas

Price: £35.00

A fascinating work of fashion design history, that explores the clothing designed and worn at work, and in physically demanding jobs. Held in the original dustwrapper. An interesting volume...

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1967-1980 8vol Journal FURNITURE HISTORY SOCIETY
1967-1980 8vol Journal FURNITURE HISTORY SOCIETY

Price: £390.00

A smartly bound set of this furniture history journal, which will interest decorative arts enthusiasts. Featuring numerous illustrations and plates. With many interesting articles. Volume V concerns 'The Drawings of John Linnell...

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1968 ART Marlborough Tapestries Blenheim A. WACE First
1968 ART Marlborough Tapestries Blenheim A. WACE First

Price: £29.99

  A fully illustrated First Edition of Wace's study of the Marlborough tapestries. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and insignia, and an unclipped dustwrapper. With 117 illustrations, many full-page, including a colour...

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1968 Art SULPHIDES Cameo by JOKELSON Antiques FIRST ED
1968 Art SULPHIDES Cameo by JOKELSON Antiques FIRST ED

Price: £69.99

An excellent copy of this extensively illustrated title on the art of cameo incrustation, providing an comprehensive history and biography for those they represent. Bound in quarter cloth with paper-covered boards. First Edition....

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1968 Chippendale Furniture Anthony Coleridge Illustrated Interior Design
1968 Chippendale Furniture Anthony Coleridge Illustrated Interior Design

Price: £59.99

An illustrated history  of the works of Thomas Chippendale. Book Club edition. With many photographic plates. Thomas Chippendale (probably born at Otley, West Riding of Yorkshire, baptised at Otley 16 June [O.S. 5 June] 1718 ...

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1968 Giovanni Bellini Giles Robertson First Edition with Dustwrapper
1968 Giovanni Bellini Giles Robertson First Edition with Dustwrapper

Price: £69.99

A smart copy of this biographical work on the life and works from artist Giovanni Bellini. First edition. Featuring original dustwrapper, and numerous plates depicting Bellini's work to the rear.

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1968 Robert Vavra Tiger Flower Fleur Cowles Dustwrapper Illustrated First
1968 Robert Vavra Tiger Flower Fleur Cowles Dustwrapper Illustrated First

Price: £30.00

A beautifully illustrated first edition of Robert Vavra's Tiger Flower.Illustrated throughout by the paintings of Fleur Cowles, with 9 plates.Inspired by the work of Fleur Cowles, Robert Vavra the leading equine photographer created...

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1968 Ronald Searle The Square Egg Cartoons Illustrations First Edition Dustwrapper
1968 Ronald Searle The Square Egg Cartoons Illustrations First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £64.00

A selection of cartoons by popular satirist Ronald Searle. First edition, with original unclipped dustwrapper. Searle is probably best remembered for his creation of St Trinian's School which...

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1968 The Fabrics of Mulhouse and Alsace 1750-1800 E Albrecht-Mathey
1968 The Fabrics of Mulhouse and Alsace 1750-1800 E Albrecht-Mathey

Price: £39.99

A history of fabrics and laces from Alsace and Mulhouse in the eighteenth century.This edition is limited to 600 copies only. Illustrated with numerous examples of Swiss-German fabrics and tapestries.

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1968 Water-Colour Painting in Britian Victorian Period Martin Hardie
1968 Water-Colour Painting in Britian Victorian Period Martin Hardie

Price: £115.00

A study of Victorian watercolours from Martin Hardie. Edited by Dudley Snelgrove with Jonathan Mayne and Basil Taylor. With coloured frontispiece and numerous other plates and illustrations throughout.

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1968-69 3vols East Anglian Painters Harold A E Day Illustrated Limited Edition
1968-69 3vols East Anglian Painters Harold A E Day Illustrated Limited Edition

Price: £155.00

A interesting three volume set showcasing the artist of East Anglia, England. Illustrated throughout with numerous examples of their work. Each volume is a limited edition, being one copy of...

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1969 BERLIOZ and the ROMANTIC Imagination ART
1969 BERLIOZ and the ROMANTIC Imagination ART

Price: £36.99

A nice clean copy. Bound in card boards. Louis Hector Berlioz (1803 1869) was a French Romantic composer, best known for his compositions Symphonie fantastique and Grande Messe des morts. Berlioz made significant contributions...

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1969 Caughley and Worcester Porcelains 1775-1800 Geoffrey A Godden
1969 Caughley and Worcester Porcelains 1775-1800 Geoffrey A Godden

Price: £40.00

A first edition of this history of Caughley and Worcester porcelains. Illustrated throughout with numerous coloured plates. Royal Worcester is believed to be the oldest or second oldest remaining English porcelain brand still in existence...

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1969 DICTIONARY of ARTISTS 1760-1893 Graves ART
1969 DICTIONARY of ARTISTS 1760-1893 Graves ART

Price: £59.99

Publisher's full cloth binding with gilt titles to spine. The 1969 facsimile reprint of the 1901 third edition. "The object in publishing this "dictionary of Artists" was to supply, if possible, a want long felt by myself, which...

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1969 Edgar Wind Giorgione Tempesta Poetic Allegories Renaissance First Edition
1969 Edgar Wind Giorgione Tempesta Poetic Allegories Renaissance First Edition

Price: £70.00

A first edition of this book examining the life and work of Venitian Renaissance artist Giorgione, with particular emphasis on his painting The Tempest.The meaning of the work has 'haunted many generations of scholars' and is described...

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1969 Pilotell Caricatures Illustrated Signed Charles Feld Dessinateur Communard
1969 Pilotell Caricatures Illustrated Signed Charles Feld Dessinateur Communard

Price: £47.00

A scarce collection of works from the French cartoonist known as Pilotell.Facsimile signature from Pilotell to front free end-paper dated to 1879. Numerous illustrated plates showing Pilotell's work, a photographic...

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1969 The British Institution 1806-1867 Algernon Graves Facsimile Dustwrapper
1969 The British Institution 1806-1867 Algernon Graves Facsimile Dustwrapper

Price: £50.00

A facsimile reprint of the 1875 work on the titles exhibited at the British Institution, complied by the art historian Algernon Graves. A facsimile reprint of this work, which was originally...

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1969 The Man Who Drew the 20th Century Cartoons H M Bateman First Edition
1969 The Man Who Drew the 20th Century Cartoons H M Bateman First Edition

Price: £45.00

A collection of drawings by popular 20th century illustrator, H M Bateman. The first edition. Bateman was noted for his 'The Man Who..' series of cartoons, featuring comically exaggerated...

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1969 The Society of Artists of Great Britain Algernon Graves Dictionary of Contributors
1969 The Society of Artists of Great Britain Algernon Graves Dictionary of Contributors

Price: £30.00

A dictionary of contributors to the Society of Artists of Great Britain and the Free Society of Artists. First thus, the first edition of this facsimile reprint. The true first edition was...

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1969-71 3vols Water Colour Painting in Britain Martin Hardie Victorian Romantic
1969-71 3vols Water Colour Painting in Britain Martin Hardie Victorian Romantic

Price: £165.00

Three volumes of this reference work.Illustrated throughout with numerous examples of paintings.Volume III is a second impression. Volume II is a reprint. Volume I is a reprint.This work covers water-colour painting in Britain in the...

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1970 & 1974 2vol FRANS HALS by Seymour SLIVE
1970 & 1974 2vol FRANS HALS by Seymour SLIVE

Price: £155.99

Volumes two and three of Slive's Frans Hals. A nice clean set. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and a clipped dustwrapper. First editions. Volume two is a volume of plates, and three is a catalogue. Frans Hals (c15801666)...

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1970 2vol MILITARY Drawings & Paintings
1970 2vol MILITARY Drawings & Paintings

Price: £95.99

A nice clean copy of Miller and Dawney's Military Drawings and Paintings.  Bound in red cloth with gilt lettering and clipped dustwrappers. With tipped in colour plates. First edition. Archibald Elliot Haswell Miller (1887-1979)...

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1970 ART Greek GEMS & Finger RINGS by Boardman FIRST
1970 ART Greek GEMS & Finger RINGS by Boardman FIRST

Price: £99.99

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1970 Art Greek Gems and Finger Rings Bronze Age to Late Classical Boardman
1970 Art Greek Gems and Finger Rings Bronze Age to Late Classical Boardman

Price: £60.00

A first edition of this study of Ancient Greek jewellery, from the early Bronze Age to the fourth century B.C.Containing information on the methods used to create the jewellery, and the origins of the many different forms of decoration.With...

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1970 Boardman Greek Gems and Finger Rings Bronze Age to Late Classical Photos
1970 Boardman Greek Gems and Finger Rings Bronze Age to Late Classical Photos

Price: £99.99

A first edition of this study of Ancient Greek jewellery, from the early Bronze Age to the fourth century B.C.Containing information on the methods used to create the jewellery, and the origins of the many different forms of decoration.With...

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1970 Early English Watercolours Iolo A Williams Illus Dustwrapper Drawings
1970 Early English Watercolours Iolo A Williams Illus Dustwrapper Drawings

Price: £70.00

A exemplary look into the early history of English Watercolour painting, by Iolo A. Williams. Profusely illustrated to the rear of the volume. A 1970's reprint copy of this work by Iolo A....

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1970 Early English Watercolours Iolo Williams Edward Croft Murray
1970 Early English Watercolours Iolo Williams Edward Croft Murray

Price: £64.99

A history of English watercolour painting from Iolo A. Williams. Reprint of the 1952 edition. Illustrated throughout with many plates, including a coloured frontispiece. Including chapters on Dayes, Girtin, Turner, Cox, and de Wint....

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1970 French Prints of the 20th Century Roger Passeron First Edition
1970 French Prints of the 20th Century Roger Passeron First Edition

Price: £23.99

A profusely illustrated survey of 20th century French prints. Features Renoir, Gauguin, Mattise, and many others. With some lovely pasted in colour illustrations.

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1970 French Prints of the Twentieth Century Roger Passeron Illustrated First
1970 French Prints of the Twentieth Century Roger Passeron Illustrated First

Price: £49.99

The first English edition of this guide to French prints, with information on influential French artists. Containing information on the techniques used, and studies of specific paintings, includuing Matisse's Odaliqsue in a Net...

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1970 Hello - Where Did All the People Go Ronald Searle Snails Illustrated
1970 Hello - Where Did All the People Go Ronald Searle Snails Illustrated

Price: £60.00

A collection of humorous drawings by Ronald Searle. The flyleaf notes 'The Snail, hiding in that vulnerable gray, sensitive self in a fantasy of color and form. How could satirist Ronald Searle...

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1970 Illuminated MANUSCRIPTS in the BODLEIAN Library
1970 Illuminated MANUSCRIPTS in the BODLEIAN Library

Price: £119.99

A useful illustrated research guide for illuminated manuscripts found in the Bodleian Library at Oxford. Bound in paper-covered boards with gilt lettering and an unclipped dustwrapper. With Eighty-eight plates. "This volume lists...

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1970 Origins of Chintz John Irwin and Katharine B Brett Illus Dustwrapper
1970 Origins of Chintz John Irwin and Katharine B Brett Illus Dustwrapper

Price: £180.00

A beautifully illustrated edition of this work on the development of Chintz design.In the 18th and 18th centuries, the Indian cotton-paintings, or "chintzes" , shipped in vast quantities to Europe by the Dutch, English and French revolutionised...

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1970 Paktong Limited First Edition Colour Illustrated Chinese Silver Alloy
1970 Paktong Limited First Edition Colour Illustrated Chinese Silver Alloy

Price: £55.00

A limited first edition history of Paktong. This is one of only 500 copies printed.Paktong is a non-tarnishable Chinese 'Silver' Alloy used for Adam' and early Georgian candlesticks. Colour illustrated frontispiece was fifty other...

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1970 Secret Sketchbook The Back Streets of Hamburg Ronald Searle
1970 Secret Sketchbook The Back Streets of Hamburg Ronald Searle

Price: £80.00

A collection of sketches by Ronald Searle, subtitled as being 'The Back Streets of Hamburg'. The drawings are predominantly of women who are nude, both partially and fully. The women featured...

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1970 The Netherlandish Painters of the 17th Century Walther Bernt Illus First
1970 The Netherlandish Painters of the 17th Century Walther Bernt Illus First

Price: £45.00

A profusely illustrated work on Dutch painters.Volume I of III. Volume I covers Achtschellinck to Heda.With additional reproductions of works by Arent Arentzs van der Cabel loosely inserted. Produced by Marlborough fine arts and depicting...

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1970 Tunbridge and Scottish Souvenir Woodware Edward and Eva Pinto
1970 Tunbridge and Scottish Souvenir Woodware Edward and Eva Pinto

Price: £34.99

A history of Scottish woodwork from Edward and Eva Pinto. Including chapters on Bois Durci and Pyrography. Illustrated with numerous photographs and a coloured frontispiece.

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1971 ART Jean Clouet by Peter Mellen FIRST ED. Illus.
1971 ART Jean Clouet by Peter Mellen FIRST ED. Illus.

Price: £74.99

A lavishly-illustrated First Edition of this French translation of Mellen's monograph of Clouet. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and unclipped dustwrapper. Translated from the English by Anne Roullet. With numerous full-page...

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1971 ART Jean Clouet by Peter Mellen ILLUS First Ed.
1971 ART Jean Clouet by Peter Mellen ILLUS First Ed.

Price: £74.99

A lavishly-illustrated First Edition of this French translation of Mellen's monograph of Clouet. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and unclipped dustwrapper. Translated from the English by Anne Roullet. With numerous full-page...

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1971 ART Painting SICKERT Marjorie Lilly 1st
1971 ART Painting SICKERT Marjorie Lilly 1st

Price: £83.99

1st edition with pictorial dustjacket in very good 

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1971 Cartoon History of Britain Michael Wynn Jones Illustrated First Edition
1971 Cartoon History of Britain Michael Wynn Jones Illustrated First Edition

Price: £29.99

The history of Britain, as told through cartoons and caricatures of the time. First edition. Michael Wynn-Jones (born 1941 is a Welsh-born writer, editor and publisher. Illustrated with reproductions from Bunbury, Tenniel, Dyson...

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1971 Howard Ricketts Objects of Vertu Enamel Collections Art First Edition
1971 Howard Ricketts Objects of Vertu Enamel Collections Art First Edition

Price: £49.00

A first edition of this book of enamelware, jewellery, sculpture and art.With virbant illustrations throughout, this book contains many items that the author deems to be Objects of Vertu and traces their history.

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1971 The Victorian Staffordshire Figure Anthony Oliver Illustrated
1971 The Victorian Staffordshire Figure Anthony Oliver Illustrated

Price: £49.99

A guide to the history of Staffordshire figures. Illustrated with many photographs throughout. With chapters on identifying forgeries, tips on collecting, and much more.

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1971 Watercolor Drawings Thomas Rowlandson Arthur Heintzelman Illus Dustwrapper
1971 Watercolor Drawings Thomas Rowlandson Arthur Heintzelman Illus Dustwrapper

Price: £55.00

A fascinating look at the artist talents of Thomas Rowlandson, best known for his work in watercolour. Profusely illustrated with numerous examples of Rowlandson's work. Held in the original...

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1972 ART Neo-Classicism ANTIQUES Royal Academy FIRST
1972 ART Neo-Classicism ANTIQUES Royal Academy FIRST

Price: £33.99

A First Edition 1970s catalogue for the Council of Europe's exhibition of Neo-classicist art. Bound in card. 168 double-sided photographic plates. Organised by the Royal Academy and the Victoria and Albert Museum. "This...

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1972 Die Kunst Der Stadt Rom Leo Bruhns Illustrated Bis In Die Zeit Der Romantik
1972 Die Kunst Der Stadt Rom Leo Bruhns Illustrated Bis In Die Zeit Der Romantik

Price: £59.99

A scarce and well kept German edition of the art of the city of Rome from Leo Bruhn. The book traces art through the age of Augustus to Salier and Stauffer and through Classicism and Romanticism. Includes four hundred...

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1972 English Delftware F H Garner Michael Archer Colour Plates
1972 English Delftware F H Garner Michael Archer Colour Plates

Price: £120.00

A copy of this work on English delftware; blue and white pottery originating from the Netherlands.Second Edition, enlarged and revised.With a colour Frontispiece, seven colour plates (collated, complete) and numerous black and white...

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1972 Price Guide 18th Century ENGLISH POTTERY Sally MOU
1972 Price Guide 18th Century ENGLISH POTTERY Sally MOU

Price: £19.99

A first edition of this work on the prices you should have expected to pay for early English pottery in 1972. Featuring numerous photographic plates. An envelope and subsciption form to the Antique Collectors' Club and price revision...

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1972 The Flemish Tapestries at Wawel Castle in Cracow Jerzy Szablowski
1972 The Flemish Tapestries at Wawel Castle in Cracow Jerzy Szablowski

Price: £80.00

A beautifully illustrated edition of this catalogue of Flemish Art.Wawel Castle in Cracow, Which was the principle residence of the kings of Poland from the fourteenth to the sixteenth century, during which period the country was at...

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1973 ART Auction Sotheby ENGLISH Sporting paintings
1973 ART Auction Sotheby ENGLISH Sporting paintings

Price: £24.99

A green hardback with gilt, embossed lettering to the front board and spine.  Internally there are many full page black and white, and colour plates.  This is a sale catalogue, describing the paintings up for auction...

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1973 ART Georges de LA TOUR Painting ILLUS. First Ed.
1973 ART Georges de LA TOUR Painting ILLUS. First Ed.

Price: £34.99

A lavishly illustrated First Edition of Thuillier's monograph of La Tour. Bound in printed paper-covered boards with a unclipped dustwrapper. With numerous in-text illustrations and thirty-two double-sided plates. Number...

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1973 Artists of Northumbria Marshall Hall First Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated
1973 Artists of Northumbria Marshall Hall First Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A interesting work of art history, this first edition copy of Marshall Hall's 'The Artists of Northumbria', offers an insight into the art history of this British region. Held in the original...

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1973 Collection of Emblemes George Wither Illustrated Facsimile of 1635 Edition
1973 Collection of Emblemes George Wither Illustrated Facsimile of 1635 Edition

Price: £295.00

A facsimile reprint of George Wither's book of emblemes.This is a reprint of the original facsimile edition which was first published in 1968.From the antiquarian library of Christopher Rowe. Christopher Rowe was a schoolmaster in...

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1973 The Ingenious Beilby Signed First Edition Colour Illustrated James Rush
1973 The Ingenious Beilby Signed First Edition Colour Illustrated James Rush

Price: £59.99

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1973-4 Frank Lewis 2 Vols A Dictionary of Flower, Fruit, Still-Life Painters
1973-4 Frank Lewis 2 Vols A Dictionary of Flower, Fruit, Still-Life Painters

Price: £79.99

A two volume set of Lewis' self-published A Dictionary of Flower, Fruit & Still-Life Painters - British & Dutch & Flemish.Volume I written by Frank Lewis and Volume II written by R. Brinsley Burbidge.Collection of plates...

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