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Image for The Age of Illumination Byzantine Art and Civilisation; Gothic Art and Civilisation; and Early Medieval Art and Civilisation. Three Volumes in Slipcase. SEALED.

The Age of Illumination Byzantine Art and Civilisation; Gothic Art and Civilisation; and Early Medieval Art and Civilisation. Three Volumes in Slipcase. SEALED.

By: HENDERSON, George; RUNCIMAN, Steven;

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Folio Society 2004:

Seller ID: 77886


Three volumes. Approx 11 x 8 inches. In gold cloth with designs to front and black lettering to spines. In hard card slipcase with design and lettering to front. In fine condition. Slipcase has a faint crease on front board. Inside clean & tight. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w illustrations. View more info

Image for Hogarth Moralized. Being A Complete Edition of Hogarth's Works. Containing near Fourscore Copper Plate, most elegantly engraved. With an explanation pointing out the many beauties that may have hitherto escaped notice, and a comment on their moral tendency. Calculated to improve the minds of youth... now first published  with the approbation of Jane Hogarth, widow...

Hogarth Moralized. Being A Complete Edition of Hogarth's Works. Containing near Fourscore Copper Plate, most elegantly engraved. With an explanation pointing out the many beauties that may have hitherto escaped notice, and a comment on their moral tendency. Calculated to improve the minds of youth... now first published with the approbation of Jane Hogarth, widow...

By: HOGARTH, William: Hogarth, Jane:

Price: £260.00

Publisher: London, S. Hooper, 1768 1st thus:

Seller ID: 80412


Hardback, approx 8.5 x 6 iches. Full calf leather boards with gilt decorations, gilt banding to spine. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Boards are somwhat worn; spine is later with original boards professionally relaid, front hinge/board professionally reinforced. Spine rubbed and chipped at top end. Edges rubbed, corners chipped. Handling marks and darkening to boards. Bookplate to front “J. Cosmo Melville.” Engraved title and front... View more info

Image for English water-colour with reproductions of drawings by eminent painters. “The Studio” Library. Edited by Charles HOLME. Introduction by Frederick WEDMORE.

English water-colour with reproductions of drawings by eminent painters. “The Studio” Library. Edited by Charles HOLME. Introduction by Frederick WEDMORE.

By: HOLME, Charles (editor);

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London "The Studio" 1902:

Seller ID: 77196


Large folio (approx 17 x 12 inches). Complete in the 8 original parts in soft grey paper wrappers. These are contained in the original cloth-backed board folder with paper label, In very good condition. Corners bumped and nicked/chipped. Rubbing to edges and corners, and boards. Title label darkened with chips to bottom edge/corner. Some marks to spine and boards. Some loose plates at front, else clean and tight. - ARTISTS include: J.R. COZENS J. BAYNES DAVID COX SAMUEL... View more info

Image for The Christmas Story in Masterpieces. Introduced by David Kossoff.

The Christmas Story in Masterpieces. Introduced by David Kossoff.

By: KOSSOFF, DAVID:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Collins + World. 1977 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73242


Size 9.75 x 11.5 inches. In orange cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly creased along top edge. Price clipped). Remains of old label to front endpaper. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. With 64 b/w and colour plates. Introduced by the writer and broadcaster, David Kossoff, this collection of paintings and drawings tell the Christmas Story. With no... View more info

Image for Constable’s Sketches in oil and water colours. Newnes Art Library.

Constable’s Sketches in oil and water colours. Newnes Art Library.

By: LINTON, Sir JAMES D.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London. George Newnes Ltd. n.d. ca1905.:

Seller ID: 72913


Size 7.0 x 9.5 inches. In purple hard card covers and gilt to white cloth spine. In very good condition. Boards faded and part faded with small marks. Spine slightly darkened. Colour plates clean and bright. Else a clean and tight copy. xiv pp. With 2 colour mouted plates and 64 b/w plates. John Constable’s sketches in oil and watercolour, reproduced here in b/w plates with two colour plates. With biographical note and introduction to Constable’s Art. View more info

Image for Maddona Sex Photographed by Stephen Meisel. Art Directed by Fabien Baron. Edited by Glenn O’Brien. Produced by Callaway.

Maddona Sex Photographed by Stephen Meisel. Art Directed by Fabien Baron. Edited by Glenn O’Brien. Produced by Callaway.

By: MADONNA: MEISEL, Steven: BARON, Fabien: O'BRIEN, Glenn:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Martin Secker & Warburg, ca1992 no date:

Seller ID: 80443


Ringbound. 14 x 11 inches. Brushed aluminum covers. Embossed title to front. In very good condition. Some minor shelfwear/rubbing to cover. Inside pages all clean and tight. B&W and colour photography throughout. View more info

Image for Illustrators of Children’s Books. 1744-1945.

Illustrators of Children’s Books. 1744-1945.

By: MAHONY, BERTHA E. / LATIMER, LOUISE P. / FOLMSBEE, BEULAH (eds):

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Horn Book Inc. Boston. 1970 repr.:

Seller ID: 72141


Size 8.5 x 10.75 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 527pp. With b/w illustrations. Originally published in 1947, this is a history of the illustrators of children’s books from the mid eighteenth century to the mid 20th century. Includes brief biographies and bibliographies. View more info

The Metamorphosis of the Gods. Translated by Stuart Gilbert.

By: MALRAUX, ANDRE:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Secker and Warburg. London. 1960 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 58478


Tall 8vo. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw;rubbed and creased along top edge with small tears. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 400pp. With b/w photo plates and colour frontis. For thousands of years the raison d’etre of art was to ‘picture the gods’. Later the artist produced statues and paintings of people; the artist had dared to pl... View more info

Image for Make and Know Masks: Medicine Man’s Mask. Demon Mask. Java Theatre mask. 3 Magnificent Models Plus fascinating text and drawings. Ages 7 - 14: For hours of play- and to display in your room. - Simple to put together from press-out cards with authentic coloration.

Make and Know Masks: Medicine Man’s Mask. Demon Mask. Java Theatre mask. 3 Magnificent Models Plus fascinating text and drawings. Ages 7 - 14: For hours of play- and to display in your room. - Simple to put together from press-out cards with authentic coloration.

By: MODELS -

Price: £10.00

Publisher: GeminiScan Ltd. London, 1974 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 47510


Folio. Soft pictorial covers. Very good. 24 pages with col. and black & white illustrations. View more info

Image for Tone. Fifty Plates Thereof, Four in Full Colour.

Tone. Fifty Plates Thereof, Four in Full Colour.

By: NEWTON, Eric; GOPPERS, M.;

Price: £40.00

Publisher: The Golden Appletree, Stockholm. 1953.:

Seller ID: 74826


Large, size approx 12 x 17 inches. Unbound poster-style pages, in card paper barn-door style covers with colour plate to front. In very good condtion. Some marks to cover, some minor tears to edges (corners). Some minor marks to bottom of first page else clean throughout. 3pp. 50 plates. Four in Colour. View more info

Image for The Church. Text by Geoffrey Moorhouse.

The Church. Text by Geoffrey Moorhouse.

By: PAPAS, WILLIAM / MOORHOUSE, GEOFFREY:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: OUP. 1967 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73243


Size 10.75 x 10.5 inches. In pictorial hard card covers with blue cloth spine and matching illustrated dustwrapper. dark blue endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Later lamination. Not price clipped). Neat pencil inscription to front endpaper, dated 1969. Else a clean and tight copy. Unpaginated. With line drawings. The Church here, is the Church of England. Geoffrey Moorhouse explores its administration and application to 20th century life. ... View more info

Image for Pageant and Panorama. The Elegant World of Canaletto.

Pageant and Panorama. The Elegant World of Canaletto.

By: POTTERTON, HOMAN:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Phaidon. Oxford. 1978 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73367


Size 8.75 x 11.25 inches. In light blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 80pp. With b/w and colour illustrations. Survey of paintings, drawings and engravings from all periods of Canaletto’s career. View more info

Image for The Peter Pan Calendar 1976. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Days and months in English, German and French.

The Peter Pan Calendar 1976. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Days and months in English, German and French.

By: RACKHAM, ARTHUR:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London. Elgin Court design. 1976:

Seller ID: 71728


Size 11.0 x 15.0 inches. Clear plastic cover to front over brown limp card cover with gilt lettering. In near fine condition. A very clean copy. 12pp. With reproductions of Rackham illustrations from Peter Pan In Kensington Gardens and The Peter Pan Portfolio. Calendar with illustrations from Peter Pan In Kensington Gardens and The Peter Pan Portfolio, by Arthur Rackham. View more info

Image for Rembrandt van Ryn. Bell's Miniature Series of Painters.

Rembrandt van Ryn. Bell's Miniature Series of Painters.

By: REA, HOPE:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London. George Bell & Sons. 1903 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 62288


Sm. 8vo. In brown/white decorated cloth covers with white lettering to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly rubbed. Small marks to back. Slight browning to endpapers. Prize bookplate to front endpaper, dated 1905. Else a clean and tight copy. 60pp. 8p cat. With b/w plates. View more info

Image for Chichester 10. Portrait of a Decade. With words by Stan Gebler Davies. SIGNED.

Chichester 10. Portrait of a Decade. With words by Stan Gebler Davies. SIGNED.

By: ROBOZ, Zsuzsi; GEBLER DAVIES, Stan;

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Davis-Poynter. London. 1975 1st:

Seller ID: 75445


10.5 x 8 ins. In black cloth, gilt to spine and original dustwrapper. Red page edging to top. In very good condition. With good dustwrapper. (DW minor rubbing, chips to spine and corners.) A couple of minor marks to cloth. Bookplate to front endpaper. Inside clean and tight throughout. Artists inscription and signature to title page. 95pp. B&W sketch portraits. Portraits of famous Theatre Actors including Anthony Hopkins, Sir Alec Guinnnes, Maggie Smith, Peter Ustino... View more info

Image for Camera Studies of European Sculpture and Craftsmanship.

Camera Studies of European Sculpture and Craftsmanship.

By: SCHEURLEER, TH. H.LUNSINGH:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cassell & Co.Ltd. London. 1949 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 61477


Folio. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; rubbed around edges with small tears and small pieces missing. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. XVII, 96pp. With 96 b/w photograph plates. Photographs of objects from collections in European museums. With introduction and descriptions of plates. View more info

Image for Religion & Art. A Study in the Evolution of Sculpture, Painting and Architecture. Preface by Mrs. A. Strong.

Religion & Art. A Study in the Evolution of Sculpture, Painting and Architecture. Preface by Mrs. A. Strong.

By: SETA, A. DELLA:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin 1914 (1st. Engl. ed.).:

Seller ID: 54115


Tall 8vo. Maroon cloth gt. Spine and part of covers faded. Slightly foxed inside. Else very good. 200 b/w plates. 416 pp. View more info

Image for Oil Paintings in Public Ownership in Dorset The Public Catalogue Foundation.

Oil Paintings in Public Ownership in Dorset The Public Catalogue Foundation.

By: SKINNER, V. R.:

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, The Public Catalogue Foundation, 2009 1st:

Seller ID: 79320


Large hardback, 11.5 x 9 inches. In light grey cloth with illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrap. 354pp. Full colour catalogue. View more info

Image for Memoir of the Life of William James Muller. A native of Bristol. Landscape and figure painter. With original letters and an account of his travels and of his principal works. Illustrated with Photographs from Paintings and Sketches by the Artist’s own hand.

Memoir of the Life of William James Muller. A native of Bristol. Landscape and figure painter. With original letters and an account of his travels and of his principal works. Illustrated with Photographs from Paintings and Sketches by the Artist’s own hand.

By: SOLLY, N. NEAL:

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London. Chapman and Hall. 1875:

Seller ID: 71469


Size 7.5 x 10.5 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Top edge gilt. Blue endpapers. In very good condition. Re-backed with original apine and boards. Spine slightly faded and rubbed. Edges slightly rubbed and bumped. Neat inscription to first blank page, dated 1945. Photographs slightly faded. Else a clean and tight copy. 369pp. With 18 b/w illustrations and photographs. Biography of William James Müller 28 June 1812 – 8 September 18... View more info

Image for Magnificent Dreams. Burne-Jones and the Late Victorians.

Magnificent Dreams. Burne-Jones and the Late Victorians.

By: SPALDING, FRANCES:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Phaidon. Oxford. 1978 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 74091


Size 8.75 x 11.25 inches. In light brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small tear to bottom end of spine. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 80pp. With b/w and colour illustrations. A discussion of nineteenth century British Art including Burne-Jones, Rosetti and High Victorian Classicism. View more info