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Evolution of Man's Clothes.

By: A.A. of 'Punch' : sketches by P.V. Moon

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, J. Owen: [1939]

Seller ID: 34970


Oblong 4to. 16pp, illustrated in colour. Stapled in pictorial wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. *** A humorous promotional booklet produced by Moss Bros of Covent Garden ('Naval, Military, RAF, General Outfitters and Saddlers'). A loosely inserted letter, dated 23 October 1946, explains to the recipient that the booklet was 'planned to reach you around September 1939; but by then you were occupied with matters of more urgency, so it was set aside for a more co... View more info

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Ten Books on Architecture.

By: ALBERTI, Leone Battista : edited by Joseph Rykwert.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Alec Tiranti: 1965

Seller ID: 34250


Translated into Italian by Cosimo Bartoli and into English by James Leoni, Venetian architect. Facsimile reprint. 4to. xx, 256pp, 68 plates. Blue buckram (no dustwrapper). Slight tape marks from a former covering at fore-corners of free endpapers, owner's name, otherwise a very good clean copy. ***A complete reprint of the Leoni 1775 edition, with the addition of the Life of Alberti by Raphael du Fresne from the 1739 edition. View more info

Initialen aus groben Handschriften.

By: ALEXANDER, J.J.G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Munich, Prestel-Verlag:

Seller ID: 25640


Quarto. 118 pp, profusely illustrated in black and white and 40 full-page numbered colour plates. Soft covers. Slight vertical crease to front cover and first few leaves, top right corner bumped, gift inscription inside front cover. Good to very good. *** Illuminated manuscripts: text in German. View more info

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Australian Gothic : the Gothic Revival in Australian architecture from the 1840s to the 1950s.

By: ANDREWS, Brian.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Miegunyah Press (MUP): 2001

Seller ID: 20141


(Number 35 in the second numbered Miegunyah series.) 1000 copies. 4to. 196pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0522849318 View more info

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Creating a Gothic Paradise : Pugin at the Antipodes.

By: ANDREWS, Brian.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery: 2002

Seller ID: 20140


Deluxe limited edition: #6 of 200 copies, signed by the author. Large 4to. 246pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Navy blue buckram, lettered in gilt, with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. Some related material loosely inserted. ISBN 0724672435 ***Published for the touring exhibition on the Australian ouvre of Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, the early-Victorian architect and designer. View more info

The Conservation of English Wallpaintings: being a report of a committee set up by the Central Council for the Care of Churches and the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings.

By: art conservation:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Central Council for the Care of Churches: 1959

Seller ID: 24381


Small 4tp. 30pp, 18 plates. Wrappers (spine slightly rubbed). Very good. Owner's name. View more info

English Naive Painting 1750-1900.

By: AYRES, James.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1980

Seller ID: 24634


4to. 198pp, 151 illustrations, 48 in colour. Index. Original cloth with dustwrapper. Very good. ***Presentation inscription (on loosely inserted address card) from Australian author Patsy Adam-Smith. ISBN 050023308X View more info

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A Beardsley Miscellany.

By: Beardsley: WALKER, R.A. (ed)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Bodley Head: 1949

Seller ID: 24188


#158 of 500 numbered copies. Small 4to. 116pp, frontis & 20 illustrations. Black buckram, decorated in gilt, with dustwrapper (a little chipped along the top edge and discoloured on the inside; now in protective sleeve). Endpapers and edges with light spotting, with some of the page margins a little yellowed and spotted. Tiny hole in centre of pp37/8 (recto the half-title for 'Venus & Tannhauser', verso Beardsley's frontis for this work); otherwise a good to very good cl... View more info

Die Maltechnik des Altertums. Nach den quellen, funden, chemischen analysen und eigenen versuchen - in 3 volumes

By: BERGER, Ernst.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Munich, Verlag von Georg D.W. Callwey: 1904-12

Seller ID: 30990


Three volumes 4to. [I] Die Maltechnik des Altertums. Nach den quellen, funden, chemischen analysen und eigenen versuchen. xii, 314pp, coloured plates, text illustrations. [II] Quellen für Maltechniek während der Renaissance und deren Folgezeit. xlvi, 454pp [lacking preliminary pages, including title - starts at Introduction half-title] [III]: Quellen und Technik der Fresko-, Oel- und Tempera-Malerei des Mittelalters. Von der byzantinischen Zeit bis einschliessl... View more info

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The Oxford History of Classical Art.

By: BOARDMAN, John (editor).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press / The Softback Preview: 1994

Seller ID: 34318


4to. 406pp, well illustrated in colour and black & white. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

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The Gods of Freud : Sigmund Freud's art collection.

By: BURKE, Janine.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sydney, Knopf: 2006

Seller ID: 32668


First edition. 455pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Top corners a trifle bumped, otherwise a very good clean copy. Author's inscription on title-page. ISBN 1740513754 ***Freud's large collection of Egyptian, Greek, Roman antiquities. View more info

Hogarth: the complete engravings.

By: BURKE, Joseph & Colin Caldwell.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Alpine Fine Arts Collection: nd

Seller ID: 27220


30, [32]pp, 267 b&w plates, [4]pp. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine faded, a little surface rubbing). Very good. ISBN 0881681350 View more info

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Dulac.

By: Dulac, Edmund (illustrator) : edited by David Larkin.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Coronet Books: 1975

Seller ID: 33295


Introduction by Brian Sanders. Large 4to. [16]pp, 40 colour plates, captioned on the verso. Soft covers. Verso of final plate a little foxed, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 034018986X View more info

Foster Associates: Six Architectural Projects 1975-1985.

By: FOSTER, Norman.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Norwich, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts: 1985

Seller ID: 19004


4to. 32pp, colour photographs, line illus. Soft covers (minor creasing, slight yellowing). Small owner's name on ffep. Very good to good. ***For an exhibition at the Foster-designed Sainsbury Centre, June-Oct 1985. View more info

Michelangelo. Paintings, Sculpture, Architecture.

By: GOLDSCHEIDER, Ludwig.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon Press: 1963

Seller ID: 23392


3rd printing of 4th edition. 4to. 264pp: 26pp text (Foreword, Biographical Conspectus, Catalogue), with 4 coloured plates (3 tipped in), 2 line illustrations and 5 black & white illustrations; 279 plates, largely black & white with some folding, 6 in colour and tipped in; Appendix (Models, Lost Works, Attributions) including 2 black & white illuustrations; Appendix of Plates with 32 black & white plates, some in several parts; Notes on the Appendix of Plates, with 2 blac... View more info

Decorative Typography.

By: GORDON, Maggie and Eugenie Dodd.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Phaidon: 1990

Seller ID: 25638


Large octavo. 143pp, illustrated in colour and black and white. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (closed tear at head of spine, now in protective sleeve), otherwise very good. View more info

Van Gogh: a documentary biography.

By: HAMMACHER, A.M. & Renilde.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1982

Seller ID: 23958


Large 4to. 242pp, 232 illustrations (48 in colour). Original cloth with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0500012822 View more info

Classical Sculpture.

By: HANFMANN, George M.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1967

Seller ID: 17341


(A History of Western Sculpture.) 4to. 352pp, b&w photographs, 8 colour plates. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine and small areas of front and back sunned). A very good clean copy. View more info

Water-Colour Painting in Britain. [I] The Eighteenth Century. [II] The Romantic Period. [III] The Victorian Period.

By: HARDIE, Martin.

Price: $260.00

Publisher: London, Batsford: 1967-68.

Seller ID: 23931


Vol I is the second edition, Vols II & III first editions. 3 volumes in thick 4to. [I] xii, 243pp, colured frontis and 242 monochrome plates. [II] xii, 244pp, 4 colour and 231 monochrome plates. [III] xvi, 398pp, 2 colour & 285 monochrome plates. Original cloth with dustwrappers (that of Vol I has a few closed tears, all in protecftive sleeves). Very good. View more info

A SCULPTOR'S ODYSSEY.

By: HOFFMAN, Malvina.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1936

Seller ID: 13652


Small 4to. 416pp, b&w photographs, maps. Original cloth (back tail corner bumped, a couple of tiny marks) with dustwrapper (rubbed, small chips and tears, spine lightly sunned, some small marks). T.e.g. Spotting on first few leaves and edges, interior clean. Very good. ***An account of the artist's life and work, including her travels in the course of a commission to sculpt the various races of the world, for the Hall of Man, Field Museum of Chicago. View more info