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1974 2vols Early Science, Navigation and Travel including Americana
1974 2vols Early Science, Navigation and Travel including Americana

Price: £49.99

A set of auction catalogues of the private collection of Early Science, Navigation & Travel books from the celebrated library of Harrison D. Horblit, as auctioned by Sotheby and Co in 1974. Including Americana, with a few medical...

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1974 Edmund Launert Scent and Scent Bottles Illustrated First Edition
1974 Edmund Launert Scent and Scent Bottles Illustrated First Edition

Price: £45.00

A first edition of this work by Edmund Launert.With 20 full colour plates.

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1974 FRANS HALS vol 3 by Seymour Slive EUROPEAN ART
1974 FRANS HALS vol 3 by Seymour Slive  EUROPEAN ART

Price: £71.99

This third volume of the monograph of Frans Hals is an extensive critical catalogue of his 222 autograph paintings and 20 lost paintings. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering, with a clipped dust wrapper. Highly illustrated,...

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1974 Roentgen Furniture Hans Huth Cabinet Makers Colour Plates
1974 Roentgen Furniture Hans Huth Cabinet Makers Colour Plates

Price: £130.00

An appraisal of the furniture made by Abraham and David Roentgen.First edition.Illustrated with many plates throughout, several of which are coloured. Abraham Roentgen was born in Mlheim am Rhein, Germany. He learned cabinet making...

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1974 Scottish Mountain Drawings Wainwright Northern Highlands First Edition Illustrated
1974 Scottish Mountain Drawings Wainwright Northern Highlands First Edition Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A lovely first edition copy of this charming collection of drawings of the Northern Highlands by Alfred Wainwright. Alfred Wainwright was a British fellwalker and prolific guidebook author...

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1974 The Decorative Arts of the Marimer Gervis Frer-Cook Illustrated Maritime
1974 The Decorative Arts of the Marimer Gervis Frer-Cook Illustrated Maritime

Price: £35.00

A work of martime arts, compiled and edited by Gervis Frere-Cook, profusely illustrated throughout. The intention of this volume is summarised by the editor in the introduction as being designed...

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1974 The DECORATIVE ARTS of the MARINER Frere-Cook
1974 The DECORATIVE ARTS of the MARINER  Frere-Cook

Price: £32.99

A bright, clean copy of the extensively illustrated Decorative Arts of the Mariner edited by Gervis Frere-Cook. Bound in blue paper-covered boards with gilt lettering and a clipped dust wrapper.  

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1974-1997 3Vol Sotheby Catalogue Of Highly Important Japanese Prints Henri Vever
1974-1997 3Vol Sotheby Catalogue Of Highly Important Japanese Prints Henri Vever

Price: £170.00

A three volume catalogue of the Sotheby's auction of Henri Vever's noted Japanese art collection. One of the most renowned jewellers of the early 20th Century, Vever was similarly known for his profound interest in Japanese art and...

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1975 Hieronymus Bosch Wilhelm Fraenger Dutch Painter Colour German Language
1975 Hieronymus Bosch Wilhelm Fraenger Dutch Painter Colour German Language

Price: £65.00

A German-language volume on Hieronymus Bosch.With colour plates and photographs throughout, as well as extensive commentary by noted art historian Wilhelm Fraenger. The book is noted for its influence and its consideration of Bosch...

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1975 Martin Hardie Water-Colour Painting in Britain The Eighteenth Century
1975 Martin Hardie Water-Colour Painting in Britain The Eighteenth Century

Price: £35.00

A near fine third edition of the first volume of Hardie's Water-Colour Painting in Britain: I - The Eighteenth Century.With 242 black and white illustrations throughout.As written in the premise, "This work, the most comprehensive...

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1975 Noma Seiroku The Arts of Japan: Ancient and Medieval Vol 1 Art Illustrated
1975 Noma Seiroku The Arts of Japan: Ancient and Medieval Vol 1 Art Illustrated

Price: £59.00

A sixth printing of leading Japanese art historian Seiroku Noma 'The Arts of Japan: Ancient and Medieval' (Volume 1).Seiroku Noma was a Japanese art historian, critic and writer noted for his broad perspective as an art critic...

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1975 The Royal Society of British Artists and The New English Art Club Reference
1975 The Royal Society of British Artists and The New English Art Club Reference

Price: £80.00

A interesting art reference work, held in the original unclipped dustwrapper, documenting the artworks and artist featured in two London academies in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. ...

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1975-79 3vol Water-Colour Painting In Britain Martin Hardie Dustwrapper Slipcase
1975-79 3vol Water-Colour Painting In Britain Martin Hardie Dustwrapper Slipcase

Price: £170.00

A three volume set of works held in both the original dustwrapper's and slipcase's Reprint. A three volume set of works by Martin Hardie. The three volumes are titled as follows: The Eighteenth...

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1976 10v Dictionnaire Peintres ARTISTS French BENEZIT
1976 10v Dictionnaire Peintres ARTISTS French BENEZIT

Price: £495.00

A complete set of this classic French dictionary of artists 'of all times and of all countries'. 'New edition, entirely redesigned, revised and corrected under the direction of the heirs of E. Benezit'. Featuring a portrait frontispiece...

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1976 Art MEDAL Plaquettes MOLINARI Antiques FIRST
1976 Art MEDAL Plaquettes MOLINARI Antiques FIRST

Price: £47.99

An excellent copy of this extensively illustrated catalogue of the Molinari collection of medals and plaquettes, given to Bowdoin College in 1966 by Amanda Marchesa Molinari. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. First...

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1976 Bright Stars American Painting and Sculpture Jean Lipman Helen M Franc
1976 Bright Stars American Painting and Sculpture Jean Lipman Helen M Franc

Price: £33.99

A history of French Art, from the eighteenth century until the twentieth. First edition. With colour illustrations throughout. With an introduction by John I. H. Baur.

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1976 Classified Directory Artists Signatures Caplan Illustrated First Edition
1976 Classified Directory Artists Signatures Caplan Illustrated First Edition

Price: £190.00

A fascinating directory of artists signatures, symbols and monograms, copiously illustrated throughout with numerous facsimiles. A first edition copy. Complete with the scarce original clear...

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1976 Dictionary of British Artists 1880-1940 Johnson Greutzner 1st
1976 Dictionary of British Artists 1880-1940 Johnson Greutzner 1st

Price: £48.00

A reference work compiling information on British artists from the years 1880 to 1940, held in the original unclipped pictorial dustwrapper. The first edition of this work, in the original unclipped...

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1976 English Art 1714-1800 Joseph Burke First in Dustwrapper
1976 English Art 1714-1800 Joseph Burke First in Dustwrapper

Price: £19.99

A first edition of this study of English Art of the Georgian period. With frontispiece of Joshua Reynolds and numerous monochrome plates to the rear. Chapters include The Age of Burlington, The Impact of the Rococo, The Age of...

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1976 Prices of Victorian Paintings Drawings Watercolours Sotheby's Nahum 1st
1976 Prices of Victorian Paintings Drawings Watercolours Sotheby's Nahum 1st

Price: £35.00

An interesting reference work on the prices of Victorian paintings and drawings sold at Sotheby's in the 1970s, held in the original unclipped dustwrapper. The first edition of this work, held...

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1976 The Dictionary of British Watercolour Artists Mallalieu Dustwrapper 1st
1976 The Dictionary of British Watercolour Artists Mallalieu Dustwrapper 1st

Price: £55.00

A dictionary work on British watercolour painters, complied by Huon Mallalieu, held in the original unclipped pictorial dustwrapper. The first edition of this work, in the original unclipped...

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1977 Coloured Worcester Porcelain 1751-1783 H Rissik Marshall Photographs
1977 Coloured Worcester Porcelain 1751-1783 H Rissik Marshall Photographs

Price: £98.00

A copy of Marshall's work on Worcester porcelain.In two parts; Part I with information on processes and different makers; Part II being a catalogue of porcelain.With extensive photographic plates throughout.

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1977 Internationales Handbuch Maler Bildhauer Busse First Edition Illustrated
1977 Internationales Handbuch Maler Bildhauer Busse First Edition Illustrated

Price: £140.00

A lovely first edition copy of this fascinating international directory of painters and sculptors of the nineteenth century, containing the names, dates, and artistic fields of eighty-nine thousand artists active in the...

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1977 LA VIE DE NOSTRE BENOIT SAUVEUR IHESUSCRIST
1977 LA VIE DE NOSTRE BENOIT SAUVEUR IHESUSCRIST

Price: £47.99

One volume bound in red cloth with a scarce tissue paper wrapper. From the illuminated manuscript in the Bibliothque Nationale, Paris. Transcription of the fourteenth century text on the life of Jesus and on the sanctity...

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1977 Ninteenth Century Modern PRINTS SOTHERBY Kivell Ca
1977 Ninteenth Century Modern PRINTS SOTHERBY Kivell Ca

Price: £19.99

A Sotherby's auction catalogue for this collection of prints which went to sale on Tuesday 4th October, 1977. Featuring numerous plates, two in colour. A Sotherby's bidding slip and price list have been loosely inserted. ...

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1978 Dictionary of VICTORIAN Painters ART Wood Plates
1978 Dictionary of VICTORIAN Painters ART Wood Plates

Price: £59.99

a Navy, hardback with gilt lettering and illustrated dustjacket. This volume gives information on the lives and works of over 11,000 artists and contains 500 illustrations.  This book lists every artists recorded during...

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1978 Dictionary of Victorian Painters Christopher Wood Illustrated
1978 Dictionary of Victorian Painters Christopher Wood Illustrated

Price: £60.00

A profusly illustrated work on Victorian painters, complied by the leading Victorian authority, Christopher Wood. The second, enlarged edition of this work, in the original unclipped dustwrapper....

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1978 Engravings and Their Values Herbert J Slater Illustrated Sixth Edition
1978 Engravings and Their Values Herbert J Slater Illustrated Sixth Edition

Price: £49.99

Slater's comprehensive guide to the value of engravings. Featuring many monochrome plates depicting various artworks. With a series of adverts for art sales by major British auction houses to the rear. Sixth edition.

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1978 The Brothers Dalziel A Record 1840-1890 Facsimile Edition Illustrated
1978 The Brothers Dalziel A Record 1840-1890 Facsimile Edition Illustrated

Price: £59.99

An excellent fascmile edition of The Brothers Dalziel: A Record of 1840 - 1890.The Brothers Dalziel were a highly productive firm of Victorian engravers founded in 1839 by George Dalziel (181502) and his brother Edward Dalziel...

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1978 The Dictionary of Victorian Painters Christopher Wood Second Edition
1978 The Dictionary of Victorian Painters Christopher Wood Second Edition

Price: £19.99

A referential volume which holds information on the lives and works of over 11,000 artists from the Victorian period. Second Edition Research by Christopher Newall. Featuring numerous photographic plates, depicting...

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1978-1981 4vol Dictionary of British Portraiture Richard Ormond Malcolm Rogers
1978-1981 4vol Dictionary of British Portraiture Richard Ormond Malcolm Rogers

Price: £59.99

A reference work on British portraiture, providing lists of the potraits of five thousand famous figures. First edition. With a foreword by John Hayes, director of the National Portrait Gallery. Volume 1 covers the Middle Ages...

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1979 2vols Petit Larousse de la Peinture Michel Laclotte Jean-Pierre Cuzin Illus
1979 2vols Petit Larousse de la Peinture Michel Laclotte Jean-Pierre Cuzin Illus

Price: £60.00

A two volume reference work of art history, with numerous illustrated plates throughout. In the original French. Each volume is held in the original unclipped dustwrapper. A brilliant...

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1979 ANTIQUES French Furniture & Objets d'Art SOTHEBY
1979 ANTIQUES French Furniture & Objets d'Art SOTHEBY

Price: £29.99

An extensively illustrated First Edition auction catalogue from Sotheby's Monaco, with unclipped dustwrapper. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Numerous photographic illustrations, many in colour. French language with Some Personal...

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1979 CHINA History in ART Painting Sculpture ASIA Ming
1979 CHINA History in ART Painting Sculpture ASIA Ming

Price: £31.99

A yellow, cloth hardback with pictorial dustjacket.  The extraordinary pageant of Chinese art and history from the Neolithic age to the present told in text and pictures with 305 plates in full colour.  The items featured...

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1979 Colin R. Lattimore English 19thc. Press-Moulded Glass Signed Illustrated
1979 Colin R. Lattimore English 19thc. Press-Moulded Glass Signed Illustrated

Price: £69.99

A first edition of Lattimore's English 19th-Century Press-Moulded Glass.Includes various photographs of glass-works throughout.Signed by the author to the title page.

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1979 Collection Germain SELIGMAN Paintings Drawings ART
1979 Collection Germain SELIGMAN Paintings Drawings ART

Price: £69.99

 A green paper back with gilt lettering in a decorative, green slipcase. This is a collection of art owned by the dealer Germain Seligmann.  The original pulishers, compliments card is included.  Only five hundred...

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1979 MEDIEVAL ART The Ernest Brummer Collection AUCTION
1979 MEDIEVAL ART The Ernest Brummer Collection AUCTION

Price: £23.99

A nice clean copy of the auction catalogue for the Ernest Brummer Collection. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and an unclipped dustwrapper. First edition. Volume I only. Ernest Brummer (1891-1964) was an art collector and...

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1979 Norwich School of Painters Harold Day Illustrated Colour Plates 1st
1979 Norwich School of Painters Harold Day Illustrated Colour Plates 1st

Price: £38.00

An illustrated work looking at the Norwich School of painters, illustrated throughout with coloured plates, and held in the original unclipped dustwrapper. The first edition thus of this work,...

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1979 The Painters of Ireland 1660-1920 Anne Crookshank Illus Colour Plates
1979 The Painters of Ireland 1660-1920 Anne Crookshank Illus Colour Plates

Price: £55.00

- The second edition of this work. In the original unclipped dustwrapper, showing 'Tourists Visiting Cloghoughter Castle' by William Ashford to the front wrap, and 'Liffey with the metal bridge'...

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1979 William Dyce 1806-1864 A Critical Biography Quentin Bell Marcia Pointon
1979 William Dyce 1806-1864 A Critical Biography Quentin Bell Marcia Pointon

Price: £80.00

A first edition of this biography of Scottish author, William Dyce.Illustrated with numerous plates to the rear, and a coloured frontispiece.

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1980 A Vision of Eden the Life and Work of Marianne North with Illustrations
1980 A Vision of Eden the Life and Work of Marianne North with Illustrations

Price: £39.99

A collection of artwork by English Victorian naturalist and botanical artist Marianne North.With a Preface by Professor J. P. M. Brenan, Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.With a Foreword by Anthony Huxley.With a Biographical...

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1980 British Watercolours Victoria and Albert Museum Illustrated Dustwrapper
1980 British Watercolours Victoria and Albert Museum Illustrated Dustwrapper

Price: £27.00

A profusely illustrated first edition volume featuring the watercolour paintings held at the Victoria and Albert museum. First edition (Copac) Held in the original unclipped dustwrapper. ...

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1980 Ceremonial Costume Alan Mansfield Royalty Dustwrapper First Edition Illus
1980 Ceremonial Costume Alan Mansfield Royalty Dustwrapper First Edition Illus

Price: £30.00

A interesting look at the history and progression of ceremonial clothing, dating from the seventeenth century. First edition. An important piece of British fashion history. Covering ceremonial...

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1980 Dictionary Sea Painters Archibald First Edition Dustwrapper Colour Illustrated
1980 Dictionary Sea Painters Archibald First Edition Dustwrapper Colour Illustrated

Price: £36.00

A first edition copy of this copiously illustrated dictionary on notable sea painters, complete with the original unclipped dustwrapper. This text was written by the curator of Oil Paintings...

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1980 Fashions in Eyeglasses Richard Corson Second Impression in Dustwrapper
1980 Fashions in Eyeglasses Richard Corson Second Impression in Dustwrapper

Price: £65.00

A study of the fashions in spectacles and eyeglasses from Richard Corson.Second edition. Illustrated throughout with many vignette illustrations.

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1980 Helen Philon Early Islamic Ceramics: Ninth to Late Twelfth Centuries
1980 Helen Philon Early Islamic Ceramics: Ninth to Late Twelfth Centuries

Price: £65.00

A first edition of the gorgeously illustrated Early Islamic Ceramics: Ninth to Late Twelfth Centuries.As written in the synopsis, "This catalogue of early Islamic pottery in the Benaki Museum presents a comprehensive description of...

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1980 The Illustrators of The Cockerel Press Limited Edition
1980 The Illustrators of The Cockerel Press Limited Edition

Price: £55.00

A limited edition copy of this fascinating work regarding the prestigious private press, Golden Cockerel Press. Limited edition of 400 copies. A reprint of the 75 hand printed editions produced...

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1980 William Callow R.W.S. Jan Reynolds Illus Colour Plates First Edition
1980 William Callow R.W.S. Jan Reynolds Illus Colour Plates First Edition

Price: £70.00

The first edition of this illustrated work on the English watercolourist William Callow, held in the original pictorial dustwrapper. The first edition of this work, in the original unclipped...

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1981 18th Century Porcelain Figures 1745-1795 Peter Bradshaw Illustrated First
1981 18th Century Porcelain Figures 1745-1795 Peter Bradshaw Illustrated First

Price: £50.00

A first edition of this history of porcelain figures from the eighteenth century. Illustrated throughout with many coloured and monochrome photograps.

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1981 Ellis Waterhouse Dictionary Of British 18th Century Painters First Ed
1981 Ellis Waterhouse Dictionary Of British 18th Century Painters First Ed

Price: £59.99

A relatively scarce edition in unclipped dustwrapper of The Dictionary of British 18th Century Painters in Oils and Crayons by Ellis Waterhouse. Illustrated with twelve colour plates and numerous black and white plates throughout. First...

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1981 MONDRIAN in Dutch, German & English
1981 MONDRIAN in Dutch, German & English

Price: £47.99

A nice clean copy, with colour plates. Paperback. Pieter Cornelis (Piet) Mondriaan, after 1912 Mondrian, (18721944) was a Dutch painter. He was an important contributor to the De Stijl art movement and group, which was founded...

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1982 Biscuits A Pictorial Story of a Sweet Tradition Graziella Buccellati
1982 Biscuits A Pictorial Story of a Sweet Tradition Graziella Buccellati

Price: £89.99

An illustrated history of biscuits.Including chapters on McVities, Crawford's Shortbread, Kambly and many others. Written in a variety of languages, including Italian, French, and English.Illustrated with many coloured reproductions...

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1982 Carter's Caps Woodcuts Signed Will Carter Typography Private Press
1982 Carter's Caps Woodcuts Signed Will Carter Typography Private Press

Price: £80.00

A scarce and fascinating collection of capital letter woodcuts, signed by the artist and author, Will Carter. Scarce. Collated complete with twenty six full page capital letter woodcuts, and...

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1982 DURER by P. Strieder in ENGLISH, FIRST EDITION
1982 DURER by P. Strieder in ENGLISH, FIRST EDITION

Price: £59.99

A nice clean first edition of Strieder's work on Drer First Edition Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering and unclipped dust wrapper Albrecht Drer (1471 1528) was a German painter, printmaker and theorist from Nuremberg. His...

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1982 Preaud and Gauthier Ceramics of the Twentieth Century First English
1982 Preaud and Gauthier Ceramics of the Twentieth Century First English

Price: £48.00

A first English edition of Preaud and Gauthier's Ceramics of the Twentieth Century.With 347 illustrations, 85 in colour.As written in the preface, "Ceramics of the Twentieth Century is a beautifully illustrated survey of the art of...

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1982 The Technique of Woven Tapestry Tadek Beutlich Illustrated Diagrams
1982 The Technique of Woven Tapestry Tadek Beutlich Illustrated Diagrams

Price: £30.00

An instructional work on woven tapestry. This work explains various techniques with regards to woven tapestries. Written by textile artist, teacher and printmaker Tadek Beutlich. Beutlich made flat weave tapestries inspired by folk...

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1982 Watercolours and Drawings Neirovskaya Russian Akvaryel i Risunok Plates
1982 Watercolours and Drawings Neirovskaya Russian Akvaryel i Risunok Plates

Price: £100.00

A beautifully illustrated work on Watercolour and Drawings.With 95 colour plates.Text in Russian.

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1983 Rockingham Pottery and Porcelain 1745-1842 Alwyn and Angela Cox
1983 Rockingham Pottery and Porcelain 1745-1842 Alwyn and Angela Cox

Price: £55.00

A first edition of this history of Rockingham pottery. Illustrated throughout with many photographs.

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1983 RUSSELL DRYSDALE Life and Works ART Painting D/J
1983 RUSSELL DRYSDALE Life and Works ART Painting D/J

Price: £49.99

Publisher's black cloth binding with gil titles to spine and gilt signature to front board.  In pictorial dust jacket. The first edition of this guide tot he live and works of the Australian artist, Richard Drysdale. ...

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1983 Six Ink Drawings Rigby Graham Limited Edition Private Press Illustrations
1983 Six Ink Drawings Rigby Graham Limited Edition Private Press Illustrations

Price: £225.00

A collection of limited edition small prints of ink drawings by Rigby Graham, held in a envelope. The original envelope is number 53 of 110 set. Complete with 6 drawings held in the original...

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1983 William Morris's Printing Press Illustrated Basil Blackwell Ray Watkinson
1983 William Morris's Printing Press Illustrated Basil Blackwell Ray Watkinson

Price: £89.99

An attractive copy of this scarce history of Kelmscott House, the printing press of William Morris.  With two wood engravings by Rosalind Bliss, and numerous other illustrations throughout. Limited to 300 copies, of which this...

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1984 America 1585 Drawings of John White Paul Hulton First Edition
1984 America 1585 Drawings of John White Paul Hulton First Edition

Price: £99.99

A highly detailed anthology, full of the complete works by John White. First edition. With coloured facsimiles of all of White's work, with original dimensions. John White was an English artist, and an early pioneer...

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1984 ART Nicolas POUSSIN Painting C Wright FIRST Illus.
1984 ART Nicolas POUSSIN Painting C Wright FIRST Illus.

Price: £44.99

A lavishly illustrated First Edition of Wright's monograph of Poussin. Bound in cloth with silver gilt lettering and an unclipped dustwrapper. With a frontis and numerous full-colour in-text illustrations illustrations throughout. "Christopher...

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1984 ART of NINETEENTH CENTURY Painting SCULPTURE 1st
1984 ART of NINETEENTH CENTURY Painting SCULPTURE 1st

Price: £27.99

Publisher's cream cloth binding with black titles to spine and black motif to front board.  In colourful dust jacket an enormous, comprehensive reference work, lavishly illustrated, accessable but scholarly text. The first...

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1984 International Modern Glass Mitchell Wolfson Jr illustrated Exhibition
1984 International Modern Glass Mitchell Wolfson Jr illustrated Exhibition

Price: £26.00

This is a scarce copy of the exhibition catalogue of the Mitchell Wolfson Jr. collection of decorative glass.This carefully compiled catalogue includes monochrome photographs of the items house in the collection at Miami Dade Community...

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1984 Simon Spero Worcester Porcelain The Klepser Collection Illustrated
1984 Simon Spero Worcester Porcelain The Klepser Collection Illustrated

Price: £55.00

A lovely first edition of Worcester Porcelain: The Klepser Collection.Profusely illustrated throughout with colour and black and white photographs.Simon Spero is a well-known dealer of 18th. Century English porcelain.With a foreword...

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1984 Sothebys Catalogue Thyssen Bornemisza Renaissance Jewels Unclip Dustwrapper
1984 Sothebys Catalogue Thyssen Bornemisza Renaissance Jewels Unclip Dustwrapper

Price: £69.99

The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection: Renaissance Jewels, Gold Boxes and Objets de Vertu by Anna Somers Cocks and Charles Truman. In unclipped dustwrapper. First edition. A highly illustrated catalogue by Sothebys of the jewellery...

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1985 Calligrapher's Handbook Heather Child Illustrated Guide to Calligraphy
1985 Calligrapher's Handbook Heather Child Illustrated Guide to Calligraphy

Price: £60.00

An instructional handbook on calligraphy.Illustrated throughout with examples of calligraphy and diagrams to assist the reader in quill sharpening and hand positioning.Edited by Heather Child, on behalf of the Society of Scribes and...

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1985 Ridgway Porcelain Geoffrey A Godden Illustrated Second Edition
1985 Ridgway Porcelain Geoffrey A Godden Illustrated Second Edition

Price: £90.00

A history of the manufacture of Ridgway Porcelains.Second edition. Ridgway Potteries was a British pottery manufacturer of Stoke-on-Trent that produced mainly high quality earthenware from 1790s through to the mid twentieth century....

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1985 Ronald Searle's Golden Oldies 1941-1961 Illustrated Searle First Edition
1985 Ronald Searle's Golden Oldies 1941-1961 Illustrated Searle First Edition

Price: £39.00

A collection of Ronald Searle's illustrations and cartoons. The first edition of this collection. Ronald Searle was a British artist and satirical cartoon artist. He created the famous St Trinian's...

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1986 Impressionist Drawings C H Lloyd Richard Thomson Illustrated Art Criticism
1986 Impressionist Drawings C H Lloyd Richard Thomson Illustrated Art Criticism

Price: £37.00

A work on the history and progression of Impressionism.Written by C H Lloyd and Richard Thomson.Illustrated throughout, with numerous examples in colour as well as black and white of Impressionist art.This work gives a brief history...

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1986 Japanese Art Joan Stanley-Baker Illustrated Colour Art History Criticism
1986 Japanese Art Joan Stanley-Baker Illustrated Colour Art History Criticism

Price: £28.00

An introductory work on the history and understanding of Japanese Art.Illustrated throughout, with numerous monochrome and colour depictions of various Japanese art forms.Rebound in a lovely quarter morocco binding and held in a matching...

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1986 Monet et Venise Philippe Piguet Illustrated Colour Pierre Schneider
1986 Monet et Venise Philippe Piguet Illustrated Colour Pierre Schneider

Price: £45.00

A beautifully illustrated first edition of this work on Monet and Venice.Philippe Piguet is a professor of art history and art critic who specialises in the Impressionist period and particularly in the works of Claude Monet.

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1986 Twentieth Century Wildlife Artists Nicholas Hammond First Edition
1986 Twentieth Century Wildlife Artists Nicholas Hammond First Edition

Price: £39.99

This lavishly illustrated and carefully researched work which explores over forty of the world's foremost twentieth century wildlife artists.  First edition. With original unclipped dustwrapper.

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1987 A Beilby Odyssey First Edition Colour Illustrated James Rush Glass workshop
1987 A Beilby Odyssey First Edition Colour Illustrated James Rush Glass workshop

Price: £24.99

A first edition history of the eminent British enamelled glassworker, William Beilby and his family. This book expands on Rush's first book about the family, The Ingenious Beilby's, this time emphasising the genius of...

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1987 Carnaval Perpetuel CANADIAN ART Design COOPER
1987 Carnaval Perpetuel CANADIAN ART Design COOPER

Price: £24.99

A black, hardback volume with gilt detailing and covered with a pictorial dustwrapper. Heather Cooper is a Canadian Artist noted for both her commerical art and her package design. The inspiration for this collection...

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1987 Charles Ramsden Bookbinders of the United Kingdom Plates
1987 Charles Ramsden Bookbinders of the United Kingdom Plates

Price: £20.00

Lists bookbinders in the United Kingdom from 1780-1840Provides a list of the bookbinders in the United Kingdom working outside of London, during the period between 1780-1840.With sixteen black and white plates.

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1987 DESIGN Bent Wood & Metal FURNITURE Ostergard FIRST
1987 DESIGN Bent Wood & Metal FURNITURE Ostergard FIRST

Price: £59.99

An extensively illustrated First Edition catalogue for the exhibition of the same name, organised by the American Federation of Arts, in fine

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1987 English Pressed Glass 1830-1900 Illustrated First Edition Raymond Slack
1987 English Pressed Glass 1830-1900 Illustrated First Edition Raymond Slack

Price: £99.99

A first edition of this history of pressed glass from Raymond Slack. Illustrated with numerous photographs in the text.

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1987 GRAMMATIK der ORNAMENTE Owen JONES Illustrated FIRST EDITION
1987 GRAMMATIK der ORNAMENTE Owen JONES Illustrated FIRST EDITION

Price: £59.99

A first edition of the 'Grammatik der Ornamente von Owen Jones, illustrit mit mustern von den Verschiedenen Stylarten der Ornamente in Hundert und Zwolf Tafeln'. Includes plates and illustrations throughout. Protected by original...

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1987 Russian Embroidery and Lace L Yefimova and R Belogorskaya Illus DW Slipcase
1987 Russian Embroidery and Lace L Yefimova and R Belogorskaya Illus DW Slipcase

Price: £135.00

The first UK edition of the beautifully illustrated work of Russian embroidery and lace. Profusely illustrated with one hundred and ninety one illustrations, of which one hundred and twenty...

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1988 A History of English Furniture Percy MacQuoid Illustrated Colour Oak
1988 A History of English Furniture Percy MacQuoid Illustrated Colour Oak

Price: £90.00

A beautifully illustrated edition of this work on English furniture.The second edition, which combines the original four volumes The Age of Oak, The Age of Satinwood,The Age of Mahogany and The Age of Walnut.Percy MacQuoid was a theatrical...

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1988 ART Nicolas POUSSIN Classicism ILLUS Oberhuber 1ST
1988 ART Nicolas POUSSIN Classicism ILLUS Oberhuber 1ST

Price: £37.99

A lavishly illustrated First Edition of Oberhuber's monograph of Poussin's early years in Rome. Bound in cloth with gilt and blind-stamped lettering, with an unclipped dustwrapper. With numerous in-text illustrations throughout,...

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1988 Calligraphy Today Heather Child Illustrated Writing History 20th Century
1988 Calligraphy Today Heather Child Illustrated Writing History 20th Century

Price: £28.00

An interesting look into 20th century calligraphy.Written by distinguished calligrapher Heather Child. Child was taught by Edward Johnston, an individual regarded as being responsible for reviving the art. Illustrated throughout, with...

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1988 Places of Delight Pastorial Landscape Robert C Cafritz Colour Illustrations
1988 Places of Delight Pastorial Landscape Robert C Cafritz Colour Illustrations

Price: £54.99

A lavishly illustrated guide to the pastoral landscape. With chapters including Classical Revision of the Pastoral Landscape, The Modern Vision, Rococo Restoration of the Venetian Landscape and Watteau's Creation of the Fete Galante....

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1989 2vol The Image of The Black in Western Art 4 Hugh Honour Illustrated Race
1989 2vol The Image of The Black in Western Art 4  Hugh Honour Illustrated Race

Price: £350.00

An interesting and in-depth analysis of the depictions of black people in Western art. Lavishly illustrated throughout with numerous plates, many of which are coloured.  Hugh Honour FRSL (born 26 September 1927) is a...

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1989 Anders Zorn Brummer Swedish Language Painter Sculptor Printmaker Signed
1989 Anders Zorn Brummer Swedish Language Painter Sculptor Printmaker Signed

Price: £70.00

A Swedish-language book analysing the life and work of Anders Zorn, with a signed insert by the author Hans Henrik Brummer.One of Sweden's foremost artists, Zorn is particularly renowned there and has several museums dedicated to his...

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1989 Baj Disegni Dan Cameron Dustwrapper First Edition
1989 Baj Disegni Dan Cameron Dustwrapper First Edition

Price: £58.00

A first edition of this work by Dan Cameron on Enrico Baj.Published in Italian alongside English.Enrico Baj was an Italian artist and artistic writer whose works show an obsession with nuclear war and an influence by the surrealist...

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1989 Bonington Malcolm Cormack First Edition Colour Illustrated Dustwrapper
1989 Bonington Malcolm Cormack First Edition Colour Illustrated Dustwrapper

Price: £25.00

A lovely first edition copy of Malcolm Cormack's fascinating study of the English Romantic landscape painter Richard Parkes Bonington. This monograph provides a coherent and fascinating introduction...

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1989 The Dolphin and the Boy Serigraphs Corinna MacNeice Limited Signed Prints
1989 The Dolphin and the Boy Serigraphs Corinna MacNeice Limited Signed Prints

Price: £395.00

A beautiful tale inspired by Aelian's Book on Animals and told though a series of monochrome serigraphs. Collated complete. Published in an edition of 55 sets. 47 sets numbered and 8 artist's proofs. Each print is numbered and...

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1990 L'Univers des Impressionnistes Steven Adams Art Cezanne Manet Colour Plates
1990 L'Univers des Impressionnistes Steven Adams Art Cezanne Manet Colour Plates

Price: £80.00

A handsome edition exploring the history and art of the Impressionists. Including colour plates and vignettes throughout. With chapters on the emergence of the Impressionist movement, the locations explored and the introduction of...

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1990 Le Dictionaire de L'Ornement Albert Rachet 19th century Greece Modern
1990 Le Dictionaire de L'Ornement Albert Rachet 19th century Greece Modern

Price: £125.00

A gorgeous edition loooking at ornamental designs. Including Greco - Byzantin designs, Middle Ages designs and Russian designs. With 120 colour plates.Albert Racinet (1825- 1893) was an illustrator, painter and author who recieved...

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1990 Les Annees Impressionnistes Jean Jacques Leveque Art Painters 19th Century
1990 Les Annees Impressionnistes Jean Jacques Leveque Art Painters 19th Century

Price: £150.00

A beautiful edition on the art of the Impressionists. Including a mix of colour and black and white vignettes and plates throughout. With works by Monet, Moreau and Caillebotte.  

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1990 Maurice Prendergast Nancy Mowll Mathews First Edition Hardback Dustwrapper Illustrated
1990 Maurice Prendergast Nancy Mowll Mathews First Edition Hardback Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A lovely first edition copy of Nancy Mowll Mathews's study of the American Post-Impressionist artist Maurice Prendergast. This monograph provides a coherent and fascinating introduction to Prendergast's...

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1990 Paintings in the Hermitage EISLER Russian Art D/J
1990 Paintings in the Hermitage EISLER Russian Art D/J

Price: £129.99

Bound in red cloth with intact dustjacket and 630 illustrations. Catherine II, called Catherine the Great (1729 1796). Under her direct auspices the Russian Empire expanded, improved its administration, and continued to westernize....

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1990 Pop Art A Continuing History First Edition Colour Illustrated Livingstone
1990 Pop Art A Continuing History First Edition Colour Illustrated Livingstone

Price: £44.99

A first edition study of the history of pop art and the cultural impact that it made. Includes three hundred and sixty-six illustrations, three hundred of which are in colour.The book explores the foundations of pop, classic pop, pop's...

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1990 Ron Ranson Art Of John Yardley First Edition In Dustwrapper And Box Signed
1990 Ron Ranson Art Of John Yardley First Edition In Dustwrapper And Box Signed

Price: £99.99

A catalogue published to coincide with an exhibition of John Yardley's work at the Catto Gallery, Hamstead, London in October 1990. Signed by the author and in original unclipped dustwrapper and box. First edition. Illustrated...

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1991 Rembrandt The Master His Workshop Paintings Christopher Brown First Edition
1991 Rembrandt The Master His Workshop Paintings Christopher Brown First Edition

Price: £39.99

A very handsome catalogue of Uwe Wieczorek's Rembrandt exhibition. Includes 83 beautiful colour plates with accompanying description and analysis. Chapters include "Rembrandt's method- technique in the service of illusion" and "Rembrandt's...

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1992 Ezra Pound Henri Gaudier-Brzeska Art First Edition Illustrated Sculpture
1992 Ezra Pound Henri Gaudier-Brzeska Art First Edition Illustrated Sculpture

Price: £110.00

An work on French artist and sculptor Henri Gaudier-Brzeska.Originally written and published by Ezra Pound, a friend of the artist, and published shortly after Gaudier-Brzeska's death. This is a new edition, profusely illustrated with...

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1992 Flight and Barr Worcester Porcelain Hendry Sandon Signed Dustwrapper
1992 Flight and Barr Worcester Porcelain Hendry Sandon Signed Dustwrapper

Price: £95.00

A signed reprint edition of this work by Henry Sandon.Henry Sandon is a notable authority on Royal Worcester porcelain and was curator of the Dyson Perrins Museum.

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1993 Belleek The Complete Collector's Guide and Illustrated Reference Degenhardt
1993 Belleek The Complete Collector's Guide and Illustrated Reference Degenhardt

Price: £65.00

A second edition on this work on Belleek Pottery.Belleek Pottery Ltd is a porcelain company that began trading in 1774. The factory produced porcelain that is characterised by thinness and slightly iridescent surfaces.  ...

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1993 Limited Edition Signed John Ryder Intimate Leaves Designer's Notebook
1993 Limited Edition Signed John Ryder Intimate Leaves Designer's Notebook

Price: £220.00

A very scarce signed, limited edition of this book on design.Written by John Ryder, a Welsh book designer, the book here features a great deal on the various intricacies of the craft, including everything from illustrations to the...

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1993 The Irish First Edition Colour Illustrated Leslie Conron Carola Treasury
1993 The Irish First Edition Colour Illustrated Leslie Conron Carola Treasury

Price: £39.99

A beautiful first edition anthology of the creative arts and writings from Ireland. Numerous colour and black and white illustrated plates of artwork, antiques and landscape photographs.The works exhibited range from the...

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1994 Gustav Caillebotte Beaux Arts Painter Artist 20th Century France
1994 Gustav Caillebotte Beaux Arts Painter Artist 20th Century France

Price: £50.00

A beautiful edition showcasing Gustave Caillebotte's art and life.With coloured plates throughout. Gustave Caillebotte (1848-1994) was a painter and patron of the Impressionist group. He is known for his early interest in photography...

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1994 The Art of Perfume Christie Mayer Lefkowith Illustrated
1994 The Art of Perfume Christie Mayer Lefkowith Illustrated

Price: £70.00

A charming 1994 early edition of Lefkowith's 'The Art of Perfume', profusely illustrated with coloured plates. A fundamental work for any collector or admirer of perfume bottles, Christie Mayer...

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1994 The Watercolours of Ireland First edition Colour Illustrated Crookshank
1994 The Watercolours of Ireland First edition Colour Illustrated Crookshank

Price: £28.00

A first edition of this essential reference work depicting the visual delights of Ireland. Includes works on paper in pencil, pastel and print from 1600 to 1914. Numerous colour illustrations and plates throughout. Contains information...

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1995 Creating FRENCH CULTURE Art Illustrated
1995 Creating FRENCH CULTURE Art Illustrated

Price: £69.99

Soft covered with pictorial front and rear boards. Illustrated with lots of colour and black and white pictures. The exhibition described in this catalogue is the second in a series sponsored by the Library of Congress, designed...

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1996 Art of Mann Eighteenth Century to Present Day Illustrated First Edition
1996 Art of Mann Eighteenth Century to Present Day Illustrated First Edition

Price: £59.99

A first edition of The Art of Mann, a wonderful collection of Manx artists' work spanning the last two-hundred years.Manx artists featured include Edward Christian Quayle (1871-1946), James Aitken (1854-1935), Peter Chisholm (1875-1962),...

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1996 Fountains of Rome Mario Sanfilippo First Edition Colour Illustrations
1996 Fountains of Rome Mario Sanfilippo First Edition Colour Illustrations

Price: £39.99

A first edition of this study of the many beautiful fountains of Rome. Illustrated throughout with hundred of stunning photographs.

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1996 History English Craft Bookbinding Technique Bernard Middleton Plates
1996 History English Craft Bookbinding Technique Bernard Middleton Plates

Price: £70.00

A copy of Middleton's work on the history of bookbinding.Fourth Revised Edition.With a portrait Frontispiece, illustrations throughout, and a number of photographic plates at the rear.

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1996 Nature Mortes Claus Grimm Holland Germany 17th 18th Century Still Life
1996 Nature Mortes Claus Grimm Holland Germany 17th 18th Century Still Life

Price: £220.00

A scarce edition of this beautiful volume on still lifes of the 17th and 18th centuries in Holland and Germany. With a wide selection of coloured vignettes and 95 plates, Claus Grimm looks at the works of Claesz, Kalf et Jan Brueghel....

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1996 SIGNED Bacchanales LIMITED EDITION Hastaire Nicos Nicolaidis Lithographs
1996 SIGNED Bacchanales LIMITED EDITION Hastaire Nicos Nicolaidis Lithographs

Price: £295.00

This is a scarce proof copy of this collection of lithographs by artist Hastaire.One of 115 limited edition copies signed by the artist.Hastaire is the pseudonym of Claude Hilaire, a French writer and artist.

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1997 2vol Venice Art And Architecture Edit Romanelli In Dustwrappers In Slipcase
1997 2vol Venice Art And Architecture Edit Romanelli In Dustwrappers In Slipcase

Price: £145.00

Venice Art and Architecture edited by Giandomenico Romanelli and illustrated with colour photographs by Piero Codato and Massimo Venchierutti. In two volumes complete, in unclipped dustwrappers and with slipcase. Translated...

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1997 Royo Illustrated Works with Original Presentation Box First Edition Signed
1997 Royo Illustrated Works with Original Presentation Box First Edition Signed

Price: £340.00

A truly stunning signed example of Royo's exquisite paintings, graphic works and golden collection. First edition, signed neatly to the title page by Royo. With a biographical introduction, entitled; "Royo: Worlds Beyond the Paintbrush." Complete...

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1997 Seventeenth-Century English Miniatures John Murdoch Colour Illustrations
1997 Seventeenth-Century English Miniatures John Murdoch Colour Illustrations

Price: £120.00

An attractive copy of the first edition of this study of miniature portraits from the 1600s.Illustrated with many colour and monochrome reproductions. Including portraits of Catherine Howard, Charles I, James II, and many other noblemen...

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1998 Italian Painting Artists and Their Masterpieces Throughout the Ages Zuffi
1998 Italian Painting Artists and Their Masterpieces Throughout the Ages Zuffi

Price: £39.99

A beautifully detailed exploration into the wonders of Italian art. First edition thus. Featuring coloured photographic plates throughout, and the original illustrated dustwrapper. Translated from the Italian by Elizabeth Clegg. ...

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1998 Wandering Shadows by Vera Rohm UNOPENED
1998 Wandering Shadows by Vera Rohm UNOPENED

Price: £99.99

New, sealed copy of Vera Rhm's Wandering Shadows First Edition In German and English Bound in cloth with unclipped dust wrapper Vera Rohm's name comes up in discussions of contemporary constructive art as an unorthodox example...

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1999 Alessandrio Algardi Jennifer Montagu Italian Baroque Art Italian Language
1999 Alessandrio Algardi Jennifer Montagu Italian Baroque Art Italian Language

Price: £44.00

An Italian language book on Alessandro Algardi.Written by Jennifer Montagu, the book features photographs of Algardi's baroque sculptures throughout, illustrating Algardi as 'the other face of the Baroque', often overlooked.

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2 Vols 1880 Laws of Fesole First Edition Illustrated John Ruskin Drawing Tuscan
2 Vols 1880 Laws of Fesole First Edition Illustrated John Ruskin Drawing Tuscan

Price: £69.99

A scarce two part collection of Ruskin's treatise on the principles and practise of drawing and painting. Two frontispiece illustrations of the primal groups of the circle and shields with numerous illustrations throughout. Ruskin...

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2 Vols 1903 The Connoisseur An Illustrated Magazine VI VII Antiques Collecting
2 Vols 1903 The Connoisseur An Illustrated Magazine VI VII Antiques Collecting

Price: £59.99

A two volume set of first edition British antiquarian magazines. Comprised of volumes VI and VII.The magazine was intended as an illustrated guide for antique lovers and collectors, and was published nine times a year.Colour illustrated...

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2000 Antique Collectors Club Peter Monamy 1681-1749 and His Circle F B Cockett
2000 Antique Collectors Club Peter Monamy 1681-1749 and His Circle F B Cockett

Price: £30.00

A biographical account of Peter Monamy, his art, and his company. Illustrated throughout, with examples of Monamy's work. Monamy was a popular English marine painter of the seventeenth and...

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2000 Modern Art and America Alfred Stieglitz Sarah Greenough First Edition
2000 Modern Art and America Alfred Stieglitz Sarah Greenough First Edition

Price: £49.99

This is a beautifully illustrated work on the modern art collections held in New York galleries.Compiled by Sarah Greenough with essays by other noted art critics and writers.This text focuses on the full range of Stieglitz's activities...

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2002 6vol The Monuments of Italy Art Architecture and Archaeology M Oppenheimer
2002 6vol The Monuments of Italy Art Architecture and Archaeology M Oppenheimer

Price: £440.00

A study of the landmarks and art work of Italy, by Michael Oppenheimer. Illustrated throughout with numerous monochrome photographs. Including maps of Italy and the regions within the country. Including chapters on Belluno,...

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2002 Paintings In Venice By Gentili Romanelli Rylands Scire First In Dustwrapper
2002 Paintings In Venice By Gentili Romanelli Rylands Scire First In Dustwrapper

Price: £44.99

Paintings in Venice by Augusto Gentili, Giandomenico Romanelli, Philip Rylands, Giovanna Nepi Scir. With more than five hundred colour illustrations. First edition. Venice is among the most frequently visited cities in the world...

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2003 Russian Landscape David Jackson Patty Wageman First Edition Illustrated
2003 Russian Landscape David Jackson Patty Wageman First Edition Illustrated

Price: £120.00

An illustrated copy of this work on landscape art.The exhibition guide to the Russian Landscape exhibition at the National Gallery in London and the Groninger Museum, showcasing works on the Landscape of Russia in the late nineteenth...

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2005 Passion Paintings Drawings & Studies Fletcher Sidthorp Limited Ed Unopened
2005 Passion Paintings Drawings & Studies Fletcher Sidthorp Limited Ed Unopened

Price: £110.00

An unopened and therefore pristine copy of this artistic anthology featuring the artwork of Fletcher Sibthorp. Limited edition, although unoponed these limited editions are all signed and numbered, being one of 350. With...

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2005 Passion Paintings, Drawings and Studies 1998 - 2005 Fletcher J. Sidthorp
2005 Passion Paintings, Drawings and Studies 1998 - 2005 Fletcher J. Sidthorp

Price: £120.00

A delightful copy of this nicely presented artistic anthology featuring the artwork of Fletcher Sibthorp. Open edition. With original slipcase, and ribbon pull. Fletcher Sibthorp is a specialist in dance and...

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2006 First Edition The Moderns Revisited Indian Art Colour Illustrated M Hussain
2006 First Edition The Moderns Revisited Indian Art Colour Illustrated M Hussain

Price: £70.00

A scarce first edition study of modern Indian art. The piece looks at the works of M F Hussain, S H Raza, Ram Kumar, V S Gaitonde, F N Souza, Tyed Mehta and Akbar Padamsee.Numerous colour illustrated plates and illustrations throughout...

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2006 The Moderns Revisited Indian Art First Edition Colour Illustrated M Hussain
2006 The Moderns Revisited Indian Art First Edition Colour Illustrated M Hussain

Price: £60.00

A scarce first edition study of modern Indian art. The piece looks at the works of M F Hussain, S H Raza, Ram Kumar, V S Gaitonde, F N Souza, Tyed Mehta and Akbar Padamsee.Numerous colour illustrated plates and illustrations throughout...

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2007 Adventures in Pataphysics by Taylor THOMAS CHIMES
2007 Adventures in Pataphysics by Taylor THOMAS CHIMES

Price: £35.99

An As New copy of this study of the work of Thomas Chimes First Edition Still in original wrapper, with dust wrapper Thomas Chimes (b. 1921) is one of Philadelphias most important living artists. Tracing the stylistic evolution...

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3 Vol 1972 The Glass Circle R J Charleston First edition Ilustrated Hoare Bills
3 Vol 1972 The Glass Circle R J Charleston First edition Ilustrated Hoare Bills

Price: £49.99

The first three volumes of the history of the society of the Glass Circle and the art of decorative glass. The books cover the origins of the Circle of Glass, the collectors, George Ravenscroft, Jacobite engravers and the...

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c1830 Volume I Liber Naturae Thirty Views Drawn From Nature and on Stone Powell
c1830 Volume I Liber Naturae Thirty Views Drawn From Nature and on Stone Powell

Price: £495.00

A collection of plates based on countryside scenes in England.An extremely scarce work. Locations to this work include Ambleside, Ash Priors, Wells, Worcester and Dunster Castle. Drawn by James Powell.

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c1850 Die Wichtigsten Bildwerke am Sebaldusgrabe Nurnberg Illustrated P Vischer
c1850 Die Wichtigsten Bildwerke am Sebaldusgrabe Nurnberg Illustrated P Vischer

Price: £90.00

A very scarce collection of art on Sebaldusgrabe to Nuremberg. Eighteen illustrated plates by A. Reindel depicting Saints. A chapter on The Principal Figures of Peter Visher's Shrine of St. Sebaldus at Nuremberg with...

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c1850 Knight's Pictorial Gallery of Arts Volumes I and II Illustrated
c1850 Knight's Pictorial Gallery of Arts Volumes I and II Illustrated

Price: £59.99

A beautiful collection of illustrations and plates depicting all aspects of art in history, from Roman plebian dress to coal-mining. With thousands of illustrations throughout, as well as histories and introductions. Charles Knight ...

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c1850 Pictures of Life and Character John Leech Punch Illus Second Series
c1850 Pictures of Life and Character John Leech Punch Illus Second Series

Price: £50.00

The second series of this collection of sketches by John Leech.Taken from the collection of Mr. Punch of Punch magazine.John leech was an English caricaturist and illustrator known for his comic wood engravings used as illustrations...

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c1850 Songs Duets Instructions in the Art of Singing Music Scores Very Scarce
c1850 Songs Duets Instructions in the Art of Singing Music Scores Very Scarce

Price: £225.00

A charming collection of songs and duets, with an informative preface containing 'Instructions in the Art of Singing' with various exercises and 'easy solfeggio' for vocalisation. A very scarce...

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c1860 3vol Lodges Portraits Of Illustrious Personages With Biographical Memoirs
c1860 3vol Lodges Portraits Of Illustrious Personages With Biographical Memoirs

Price: £340.00

A beautiful illustrated collection of portraits with biographical and historical memoirs by Edmund Lodge. With 240 plates of black and white engravings with decorative borders, engraved reproductions from pictures in the private...

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c1860 A personal collection of coloured and black and white illustrations
c1860 A personal collection of coloured and black and white illustrations

Price: £99.99

A unique and personal collection of coloured and black and white illustrations. Many of the illustrations are angelic portraits of children and young women. There are also a number of natural pictures of birds and flowers and rural...

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c1860 L'Ornato Vademecum Augusto Ganari in Italian Illustrated Art Motifs
c1860 L'Ornato Vademecum Augusto Ganari in Italian Illustrated Art Motifs

Price: £245.00

A beautifully illustrated decoration handbook for sculptors, calligraphers, potters, engravers, decorators, designers, goldsmiths and more. By Professor Augustus Garneri, expert in the field of architectural decoration and design. Ornamental...

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c1860 Suggestions for Illuminating W Randle Harrison Colour illustrated Alphabet
c1860 Suggestions for Illuminating W Randle Harrison Colour illustrated Alphabet

Price: £185.00

A beautifully illustrated collection of instructions for practising the art of illuminating. Twenty colour plates of alphabets and designs for initial letters and borders. Illustration are chromo-lithographed...

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c1860 Victorian Picture Album Collection Drawings Sketches Picturesque Unique
c1860 Victorian Picture Album Collection Drawings Sketches Picturesque Unique

Price: £110.00

This is a unique collection of pictures and sketches collected in an album.Featuring picturesque coloured scenes and hand drawn sketches dated 1864.

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c1868 Female Characters of Goethe Illustrated William Kaulbach G. H. Lewes
c1868 Female Characters of Goethe Illustrated William Kaulbach G. H. Lewes

Price: £79.99

A beautiful and scarce collection of illustrated plates of Goethe's Female characters from William Kaulbach.Illustrated frontispiece with portrait of Goethe. Wilhelm von Kaulbach (1805 -1874) was a German painter, noted mainly as a...

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c1869 5vol Lodges Portraits Of Illustrious Personages Of Great Britain Memoirs
c1869 5vol Lodges Portraits Of Illustrious Personages Of Great Britain Memoirs

Price: £275.00

An elaborate work, being an illustrated collection of portraits with biographical and historical memoirs written by Edmund Lodge. With two-hundred and forty black and white engravings with decorative borders, engraved...

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c1873 A Guide To Porcelain Painting Sidney T Whiteford Illustrated
c1873 A Guide To Porcelain Painting Sidney T Whiteford  Illustrated

Price: £37.00

Sidney T. Whiteford's small but thorough guide to the art of porcelain painting.Believed first edition. Undated as called for with publisher's ad's to rear ending 1873. Illustrated throughout with numerous examples by the author,...

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c1880 2vol Pictures and Royal Portraits of English and Scottish History T Archer
c1880 2vol Pictures and Royal Portraits of English and Scottish History T Archer

Price: £140.00

Two volumes of this wonderful collection of portraits illustrating figures from English and Scottish History.Printed by subscription, as stated to volume I. With sixty nine plates across the two volumes, forty-three historical designs,...

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c1880 2Vol Society Pictures by George du Maurier Selected from Punch Illus
c1880 2Vol Society Pictures by George du Maurier Selected from Punch Illus

Price: £55.00

A two volume set of the drawings of George du Maurier.Parts one and four of original four volume set.George du Maurier was a French-born British cartoonist and author known for his contributions to Punch. He became a member of the...

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c1880 ART British Painters, 18th & 19th Centuries ILLUS
c1880 ART British Painters, 18th & 19th Centuries ILLUS

Price: £79.99

A decorative, extensively illustrated monograph on the work of British painters in the seventeen- and eighteen-hundreds. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering, and gilt, stamped, and blind-stamped decoration. Presumed First Edition. With...

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c1880 Le Louvre et le Luxembourg Braun Clements Le Panorama Photography Art
c1880 Le Louvre et le Luxembourg  Braun Clements Le Panorama Photography Art

Price: £38.00

A goregous French edition exploring the art work of the Louvre and of Luxembourg. With 74 photographic plates throughout. Including works by Leonardo de Vinci, Jean Baptise and Jean Jacques.

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c1880 The Amateur Pottery and Glass Painter E Campbell Hancock Colour Plates
c1880 The Amateur Pottery and Glass Painter E Campbell Hancock Colour Plates

Price: £29.99

An illustrated work intended for instruction in painting and decorating pottery and glass. Including three coloured plates and numerous illustrations in the text. With an appendix reprinted by the special permission of the Department...

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c1880 Turner's Rivers of France John Ruskin Leitch Ritchie Plates Art
c1880 Turner's Rivers of France John Ruskin Leitch Ritchie Plates Art

Price: £225.00

A study of the rivers of France, as painted by Turner. With an introduction by John Ruskin and steel engravings selected from the originals of J. M. W. Turner. Described by Leitch Ritchie, and with a biography of the artist by...

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c1881 Hancock's Copies for China Painter Albert Hill Coloured Plates
c1881 Hancock's Copies for China Painter Albert Hill Coloured Plates

Price: £240.00

A collection of beautifully coloured plates for the instruction of china painting. With, 'General Hints for Mixing and Painting with Hancock's Worcester China Colours' bound to the rear.

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c1881 Our people Charles Keene Illustrtaions Punch Exempli Gratia Club Law Canny
c1881 Our people Charles Keene Illustrtaions Punch Exempli Gratia Club Law Canny

Price: £40.00

A collection of works from the unique character artist admired by Degas and Pissaro, Charles Keene. Includes 400 illustrations throughout entitled Alma Mater, A Cool Card, Tyranny and Woman's Right.  Keene's qualities as an artist...

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c1881-93 56vols A Collection of French Art Books from the Library of Fine Arts
c1881-93 56vols A Collection of French Art Books from the Library of Fine Arts

Price: £2,450.00

A collection of uniformly bound French books on a range of topics including Art, History, Music, Architecture and Archaeology, from the Library of Teaching Fine Arts.(In French: Bibliotheque de l'Enseignement des Beaux-Arts.)In...

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c1886 A Course of Sepia Painting R P Leitch Tinted Plates
c1886 A Course of Sepia Painting R P Leitch Tinted Plates

Price: £39.99

A collection of sepia plates, taken from designs by R. P. Leitch.Including a publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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c1889 WOOD CARVING SOUTH KENSINGTON MUSEUM Eleanor Rowe
c1889 WOOD CARVING SOUTH KENSINGTON MUSEUM Eleanor Rowe

Price: £347.99

Elephant folio (20" tall) bound in red cloth. Very scarce. This book contains seventy-two full-page plates. These volumes seem to have been previously published in separate volumes: Folio I: Seventeenth Century, Folio II:...

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c1890 Alfred Denyer Linear Perspective Schools Of Art Illustrated Paper Wraps
c1890 Alfred Denyer Linear Perspective Schools Of Art Illustrated Paper Wraps

Price: £39.99

A scarce copy of Linear Perspective for the use of Schools of Art A Series of 31 Problems worked from Plans and Elevations without the use of Measuring Points by Alfred Denyer, Master of Bedford School of Art.Second edition, revised.In...

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c1890 Private Album of Plates and Engravings
c1890 Private Album of Plates and Engravings

Price: £60.00

A collection of privately-collected illustrations, engravings, and plates, tipped into a finely-bound album. Including agricultural scenes, pets, children, and more.

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c1890 Vere Foster's Painting for Beginners Coloured Plates
c1890 Vere Foster's Painting for Beginners Coloured Plates

Price: £34.99

A late Victorian guide to the art of painting from Vere Foster. Illustrated throughout with many tipped-in coloured plates from J. Callow, along with outline sketches of each painting.

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c1895 Pictures from Dickens With Readings With Illustrations by H M Paget etc.
c1895 Pictures from Dickens With Readings With Illustrations by H M Paget etc.

Price: £34.00

A short selection of extracts from novels by Charles Dickens.Illustrated, with twelve plates and several vignettes.Collated, complete.Illustrators are H M Paget, Fred Barnard, Harold Copping, John H Bacon and Victor Venner.This...

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c1900 2 vols Master PAINTERS of BRITAIN by White ART
c1900 2 vols Master PAINTERS of BRITAIN by White ART

Price: £59.99

Volumes I and III of Gleeson White's The Master Painters of Britain, in a nouveau binding. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. A very good copy. With 41 plates in each volume, including frontis. Two volumes,...

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c1900 Alphabet de La Brodeuse DMC Embroidery Patterns
c1900 Alphabet de La Brodeuse DMC Embroidery Patterns

Price: £75.00

A comprehensive and fascinating work on embroidery. Undated, dated using inscription to front pastedown. A lovely work, in the original French. Illustrated throughout, with many examples...

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c1900 Drawings of Watteau Octave Uzanne Colour Plates
c1900 Drawings of Watteau Octave Uzanne Colour Plates

Price: £22.99

A study of the drawings of Antoine Watteau. Jean-Antoine Watteau (October 10, 1684 July 18, 1721) was a French painter whose brief career spurred the revival of interest in colour and movement (in the tradition of Correggio and...

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c1900 English FURNITURE Decoration Eighteenth Century Thomas Arthur STRANGE 1st
c1900 English FURNITURE Decoration Eighteenth Century Thomas Arthur STRANGE 1st

Price: £59.99

A presumed first edition of this beautifully illustrated guide to furniture and decorative art from the long eighteenth century. First Edition. 'English furniture, decoration, woodwork and allied arts during the last half of the...

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c1900 Furniture Designs French Illustrated Doris Langley Moore Very Scarce
c1900 Furniture Designs French Illustrated Doris Langley Moore Very Scarce

Price: £195.00

An attractive collection of 40 plates depicting various styles of furniture. Label to front pastedown suggests previous owner to have been Doris Langley Moore (19021989), one of the first important female fashion historians. Langley...

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c1900 Italian Art Statvary Scarce Art Catalogue Tinted Plates
c1900 Italian Art Statvary Scarce Art Catalogue Tinted Plates

Price: £250.00

A very scarce catalogue of Italian art from the early twentieth century.Illustrated with many tinted plates of marble sculptures.

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c1900 Le Musee des Arts Decoratifs with Numerous Plates in French
c1900 Le Musee des Arts Decoratifs with Numerous Plates in French

Price: £29.99

A collection of artwork exhibited at the Palace of Industry, Paris.Particular collections: including ceramics, furniture, metalwork, drawings, casts and tissues.The volume should contain 56 plates but is missing 9, 10, 15, 17, 24,...

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c1900 Scrapbook of Country scenes Colour Illustrated Unusual Portraits Animals
c1900 Scrapbook of Country scenes Colour Illustrated Unusual Portraits Animals

Price: £40.00

An unusual scrapbook of art depicting religious and provincial scenes. Various colour illustrated plates of animals such as hares, deer and pheasant as well as scenes of children playing, flowers, insects, young lovers, port scenes...

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c1900 The Art Annual John MacWhirter Life and Work Illustrated Advertisements
c1900 The Art Annual John MacWhirter Life and Work Illustrated Advertisements

Price: £17.99

An illustrated biography of John MacWhirter, bound in the scarce original wraps. John MacWhirter, (1839-1911) was a Scottish landscape painter who specialised in romantic landscapes with a great fondness for trees, spending much...

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c1900 Turner's Watercolours at Farnley Hall Finberg Carisbrooke House F G Mckee
c1900 Turner's Watercolours at Farnley Hall Finberg Carisbrooke House F G Mckee

Price: £130.00

A collection of plates illustrating Turner's Watercolours at Farnley Hall. Collated, complete with thirty colour illustrated plates. The tissue guards to each plate gives the plate number, the title of the painting and its original...

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c1902 3vol English Watercolours Reproductions First edition Colour Illustrated
c1902 3vol English Watercolours Reproductions First edition Colour Illustrated

Price: £68.00

A beautiful collection of English watercolours accompanied by commentaries and history.Numerous illustrated tipped in plates in each volume from artists such as Charles Green, Philip James Loutherbourg, Edward William Cooke...

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c1905 PIETER BREUGHEL Dit L'Ancien Phototypies
c1905 PIETER BREUGHEL Dit L'Ancien Phototypies

Price: £99.99

Vellum portfolio volume, illustrated with over fifty engravings. An uncommon and very collectable volume. Pieter Bruegel (c1525-1568) Renaissance painter and printmaker born in the Netherlands, known for his landscape...

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c1906 Plates Art Ephemera Miniatures Postcards Photographs Paintings
c1906 Plates Art Ephemera Miniatures Postcards Photographs Paintings

Price: £99.99

An interesting selection of plates and photographs of art and antiques, most in black and white with a few in full-colour. Including a portrait of the Duchess of Marlborough, some photographs of beautiful enamelwork and three...

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c1907 Prehistoric Proverbs Lawson Wood 12 Watercolour Drawings Humour Illus
c1907 Prehistoric Proverbs Lawson Wood 12 Watercolour Drawings Humour Illus

Price: £220.00

A scarce copy of this collection of Wood's humorous plates depicting prehistoric life. Featuring 12 tipped-in illustrated plates. Lawson Wood (23 August 1878 26 October 1957) was an English painter, illustrator and designer known...

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c1910 Four Hundred Humorous Illustrations by George Cruikshank Second Edition
c1910 Four Hundred Humorous Illustrations by George Cruikshank Second Edition

Price: £44.00

A collection of Four Hundred Humorous Illustrations by George Cruikshank.With a Portrait and Biographical Sketch.Second Edition.Undated, circa 1910 dated from Copac.

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c1912 Stitches from Old English Embroideries Lousia F. Pesel Coloured Plates Scarce
c1912 Stitches from Old English Embroideries Lousia F. Pesel Coloured Plates Scarce

Price: £90.00

A charming portfolio of embroidery stitches, being educational and helpful in learning how to embroider. In the original publisher's portfolio box. This portfolio offers a good introduction...

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c1914 ART Auction catalogue ILLUS. Albert OPPENHEIM
c1914 ART Auction catalogue ILLUS. Albert OPPENHEIM

Price: £99.99

A sumptuously illustrated edition of the Rudolph Lepke auction catalogue for Oppenheim's collection of Old Masters. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Originally dated 1914 (First Edition), but with amendments laid down over...

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c1916 OLD GLASS How Collect Sydney LEWIS Illustrated
c1916 OLD GLASS How Collect Sydney LEWIS Illustrated

Price: £44.99

An interesting and richly illustrated guide to collecting antique glass. Featuring 42 illustrations, including a coloured frontispiece. With 'A Catalogue Showing the Latest Prices of Important Pieces of Glass Sold by Auction...

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c1920 Decorative Wood Work Marquetrie Staining L V Fitzgerald Scarce Illustrated
c1920 Decorative Wood Work Marquetrie Staining L V Fitzgerald Scarce Illustrated

Price: £59.99

A scarce pamphlet on the art of wood staining.Second edition, revised and enlarged. Including, 'Vernis Martin, cerosina, oil and water gidling, polishing and varnishing.'

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c1920 Fine Furniture Colour Plates Interior Design
c1920 Fine Furniture Colour Plates Interior Design

Price: £170.00

A catalogue of twentieth-century furniture.Illustrated with colour plates, and numerous monochrome photographs.

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c1920 LXIX Catalogue Illustre German and French Design Illustrated
c1920 LXIX Catalogue Illustre German and French Design Illustrated

Price: £300.00

A bound collection of five design catalogues.Containing calligraphy, ornaments, lace and embroidery and artistic bindings.In French and German.With beautiful illustrations, including plates and a colour foldout design.

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c1922 English Decoration and Furniture Later XVIIIth Cent Jourdain Illustrated
c1922 English Decoration and Furniture Later XVIIIth Cent Jourdain Illustrated

Price: £295.00

A profusely illustrated account of the development and characteristic forms of furniture during the tumultuous reign of George III.Includes information on materials and processes of decorative metal work and room lightings as...

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c1923 Decorative ARTS in England by H. H. MULLINER
c1923 Decorative ARTS in England by H. H. MULLINER

Price: £179.99

A nice clean copy. Bound in paper covered boards with gilt lettering. Herbert Hall Mulliner (1861 1924) was the connoisseur and director of the decorating firm Lenygon and Company and a well-known collector of English furniture....

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c1924 Courtney Lewis George Baxter The Picture Printer 80 Plates Some In Colour
c1924 Courtney Lewis George Baxter The Picture Printer 80 Plates Some In Colour

Price: £59.99

George Baxter The Picture Printer by C. T. Courtney Lewis illustrated with eighty plates, some in colour. An account of the life, work and legacy of George Baxter (1804 - 1867) who was an English artist and printer based in...

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c1924 Rohrer Artistic Marcel Water Permanent Waving Hair Bobbing Scarce Plates
c1924 Rohrer Artistic Marcel Water Permanent Waving Hair Bobbing Scarce Plates

Price: £90.00

A handbook for the hairdresserThis is a very handy guide for the hair stylist, including directions for a variety of hair styles. There is also additional advice for running your own salon, for example on displays and successful salesmanship....

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c1925 Contemporary Figure Painters Colour Illustrated A L Baldry Anglada Mancini
c1925 Contemporary Figure Painters Colour Illustrated A L Baldry Anglada Mancini

Price: £45.00

A collection of colour illustrated plates from various international artists with a discussion of nationality in art from Baldry.   Includes twenty-four colour plates tipped in.The work is edited by Geoffrey Holme and...

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c1925 Die Samlung Fritz Buckardt GERMAN Catalogue
c1925 Die Samlung Fritz Buckardt GERMAN Catalogue

Price: £89.99

 A copy of the hard to fine auction catalogue for the collection of Fritz Buckhardt In German Scarce Bound in cloth with a leather label and gilt lettering Undated copy, but stated elsewhere online to...

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c1925 Figure Painters Contemporary Colour Illustrated A L Baldry Anglada Mancini
c1925 Figure Painters Contemporary Colour Illustrated A L Baldry Anglada Mancini

Price: £75.00

A collection of colour illustrated plates from various international artists with a discussion of nationality in art from Baldry.   Includes twenty-four colour plates tipped in.The work is edited by Geoffrey Holme and...

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c1925 MOBEL UND RAUMKUNST IN ENGLAND G.M.Ellwood
c1925 MOBEL UND RAUMKUNST IN ENGLAND  G.M.Ellwood

Price: £36.99

A nice, clean copy of G.M. Ellwood's Mbel und Raumkunst in England. Bound in quarter-cloth, with paper-covered boards and gilt lettering. Second volume in the Bauformen-Bibliothek series. Fourth edition. George Montague...

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c1930 4vols La Sculpture Francaise by Jules Roussel with Illustrations
c1930 4vols La Sculpture Francaise by Jules Roussel with Illustrations

Price: £195.00

A set on La Sculpture Francaise covering the Gothic and Roman periods. By Jules Roussel, Directeur du Musee de Sculpture Comparee. Complete in four volumes. Each volume contains fifty plates, collated complete. Part of the 'Documents...

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c1930 AQUA-ETCHINGS OXFORD E Margaret Holmes
c1930 AQUA-ETCHINGS OXFORD E Margaret Holmes

Price: £220.00

An exquisite collection of aqua-etchings of landmarks in the historic city of Oxford. Featuring twelve tipped-in etchings by E Margaret Holmes. With Morris Oxford stamp and author's signature to front cover.

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c1930 To The East and Home Again Jo Spier Illustrated Plates Scarce
c1930 To The East and Home Again Jo Spier Illustrated Plates Scarce

Price: £45.00

A beautiful collection of illustrations by Jo Spier.Collated. Complete with 39 plates.Joseph Spier was a popular Dutch artist and illustrator born in Zutphen in the Netherlands. Spier worked for the newspaper De Telegraaf where he...

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c1931 Modern Masterpieces of BRITISH ART Illustrated
c1931 Modern Masterpieces of BRITISH ART Illustrated

Price: £175.00

A profusely illustrated book on British art. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. With 200 plates, each with description, collated complete. Bound with half title. "The colour reproductions of noteworthy examples...

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c1933 Antike Fresken Faksimiles Nach Romischen Fresken im Vatkan Plates Wiegand
c1933 Antike Fresken Faksimiles Nach Romischen Fresken im Vatkan Plates Wiegand

Price: £595.00

A collection of facsimiles of Roman frescos, edited by Theodor Wiegand. With ten large colour plates and a monochrome plate depicting Romulus and Remus being suckled by a wolf (collated complete). Theodor Wiegand (October 30, 1864...

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c1933 Moderne MALEREI Impressionismus Gegenwart Art
c1933 Moderne MALEREI Impressionismus Gegenwart Art

Price: £49.99

An illustrated German guide to modern painting, from impressionism to contemporary art. Featuring numerous mounted coloured plates. A desciption of each painting is given on the pages opposite the plates.

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c1937 Janet Waring Early American Wall Stencils Illustrated Dustwrapper
c1937 Janet Waring Early American Wall Stencils Illustrated Dustwrapper

Price: £59.99

Originally published in 1937, this is a new edition of Waring's Early American Wall Stencils.As written on the title page: "A republication of Early American Stencils on Walls and Furniture, Part One; Including the Complete Text."With...

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c1940 Collection of Furniture Advertising Ephemera Interiors Shops Bristol
c1940 Collection of Furniture Advertising Ephemera Interiors Shops Bristol

Price: £40.00

A collection of advertisements and ephemera relating to furniture shops. Including a Christmas greeting from John Gloag, a writer in the field of furniture design. With an advertisement for Woodalls of Bristol,...

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c1940 The Doggie drawing book Scarce Illustrated F Morgan How To Draw It Series
c1940 The Doggie drawing book Scarce Illustrated F Morgan How To Draw It Series

Price: £90.00

A very scarce charming collection of sketches and advice on drawing dogs. Many cartoon scenes of puppies playing. Each illustrated plate is accompanied by a humorous line of text and the first step in replicating...

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c1945 Printing Design and Layout Typography Vincent Steer Printing Typefaces
c1945 Printing Design and Layout Typography Vincent Steer Printing Typefaces

Price: £69.99

An important typographical work on the art of printing and graphic design from Vincent Steer. Second edition. With many vignette illustrations throughout, and red-and-black illustrations to the rear.  Vincent Steer was a...

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c1947 Andre Lejard The Art Of The French Book With Colour Plates First Edition
c1947 Andre Lejard The Art Of The French Book With Colour Plates First Edition

Price: £60.00

A first edition volume on the art of French books, edited by Andre Lejard.With and introduction by Philip James, director of art at The Arts Council of Great Britain, the work deals with volumes from early manuscripts up until...

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c1957 Vladamir Fiala Layton Russian Painting Eighteenth Nineteenth Centuries
c1957 Vladamir Fiala Layton Russian Painting Eighteenth Nineteenth Centuries

Price: £44.00

A collection of reproductions of Russian paintings of the 18th and 19th Centuries, along with short biographies of the artists. Depicting both urban and rural scenes, the works here make for a fascinating insight into the enormity...

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