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Guide to The Chinese Ceramics in the Department of Eastern Art Ashmolean Museum

By: Tregear, Mary

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Ashmolean Museum: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16370

Condition: Very Good


44pp, illustrated card covers with a couple of small, light marks. B & w illustrations and tipped in colour plates. Map. Internally very clean. View more info

Venetian Palazzi

By: Trivellato, Gianluigi and Mazzariol, Giuseppe And Dorigato, Attilia

Price: £26.50

Publisher: Evergreen: 1998

Seller ID: 16276

ISBN: 3822870501

Condition: Very Good


Text in English, German and French. A very large, heavy book of 259pp. Complete illustrated dustjacket. Many beautiful full-page colour illustrations by Gianluigi Trivellato. Faint traces of a place and date to the flyleaf, otherwise a very clean copy. A celebration of the history, interiors and paintings of 19 of the finest palaces of Venice. View more info

Pewter Collecting for Amateurs

By: Ullyett, Kenneth

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Muller: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15722

Condition: Very Good


147pp, complete dustjacket, little rubbed to edges. B + w illustrations. Internally very clean. What to look for in collecting antique pewter, and how to care for it. View more info

St Mark's Basilica

By: Urbani, Maria Da Villa

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Milan, Kina:

Seller ID: 10142

Condition: Very Good


83pp, illustrated laminated card covers. Many colour illustrations. One small crease to front corner, otherwise very clean and Near Fine. The history and the mosaics of famous Venetian church. View more info

First Steps In Collecting Furniture, Glass, China

By: Vallois, G M

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Werner Laurie: 1953

Seller ID: 502

Condition: Very Good


324 pp, blue boards. Colour frontispiece and b + w illustrations. Previous owner's name rubbed out to flyleaf, otherwise clean. View more info

Dutch Museums

By: Van Luttervelt, R

Price: £7.25

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 1960

Seller ID: 13891

Condition: Very Good


First English edition. 319pp, the edges browning a very little withage, cloth covered boards with gilt illustration. Many colour and b + w illustrations. A clean copy. The history of the Dutch museums, and detailed descriptions of some of the best paintings. View more info

Chinese Porcelain of the Ch'ing Dynasty

By: Victoria & Albert Museum

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Victoria & Albert Museum: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16371

Condition: Very Good


3 pp Introduction and 28 b + w illustrations. Illustrated card covers. A very clean, tight copy. View more info

The Mount Trust Collection of Chinese Art

By: Victoria & Albert Museum

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Victoria & Albert Museum: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16373

Condition: Very Good


Introduction and description of 124 exhibits. Illustrated card covers. Many b + w illustrations. A very clean, tight copy. Comes with a newspaper review of the Collection when it was exhibited at the Bethnal Green Museum. View more info

Victorian Watercolours Children

By: Vincent, Adrian

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12824

ISBN: 0718128729

Condition: Very Good


Long format. 61pp, complete dustjacket with one short closed tear to front. One tiny light mark to format otherwise internally very clean. Each page has a short biography of an artist, with a full colour illustration from their work depicting children on the facing page. View more info

The Marlborough Tapestries and Their Relation to Other Military Tapestries of the War of the Spanish Succession

By: Wace, Alan

Price: £18.50

Publisher: Phaidon: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15716

ISBN: 0714813222

Condition: Very Good


Large format. 146pp, complete illustrated dustjacket. Colour frontispiece and b + w illustrations. A few light spots of foxing to flyleaf, otherwise a clean copy. How the important series of military tapestries The Art of War designed by Lambert de Hondt developed, and a study of the series of 10 tapestries depicting the victories of the Duke of Marlborough at Blenheim Palace, and of the tapestries woven for his adversary Maximilian Emmanuel. View more info

Painting in Britain 1530 to 1790

By: Waterhouse, Ellis

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Penguin Pelican: 1978

Seller ID: 15912

ISBN: 0140561013

Condition: Very Good


Fourth edition. Full sized book of 387pp with illustrated softback covers, a very little rubbed to edges of spine. Many b + w illustrations. A very clean, tight copy. The classic account of the development of art in Britiain 1530 - 1790. Part of the Pelican History of Art. View more info

Ancient China The Discoveries of Post Liberation Archaeoloby

By: Watson, William

Price: £5.50

Publisher: BBC: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14104

ISBN: 0563126019

Condition: Very Good


Introduction by Magnus Magnusson. 84pp, illustrated softback covers with a couple of light creases. Colour and b + w illustrations. Internally clean and tight. The art excavated in China since the revolution, in its historical context. View more info

No Man An Island A Biography Of Peter Spencer

By: Waugh, Eileen

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Triton: 1972

Seller ID: 3851

ISBN: 0363000259

Condition: Very Good


4th impression. 196pp. Dustjacket with slight edgewear to spine. B + w and colour illustrations. Previous owner's signature on flyleaf, otherwise clean. Foreword by Douglas Bader. The story of how Peter Spencer rebuilt his life as an artist after losing both arms in the war. Includes a gift tag, found in the book, by Peter Spencer. View more info

No Man An Island A Biography Of Peter Spencer

By: Waugh, Eileen

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Garden City Press:

Seller ID: 8989

ISBN: 0950299308

Condition: Very Good


196pp, illustrated softback covers. Colour and b + w illustrations. Foreword by Douglas Bader. A biography of the pilot who lost the use of his arms but still became an acclaimed artist View more info

Greek Terracottas

By: Webster, T B L

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10324

Condition: Very Good


King Penguin. 36pp and 53 b + w plates. Decorated boards and complete matching dustjacket with a couple of short closed tears. Owner's name under turnover, otherwise very clean. View more info

So Schon Ist Munster

By: Wengierek, Martina

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Sachbuchverlag Karin Mader: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11320

ISBN: 392195715X

Condition: Fine


50pp, illustrated laminated covers. Each page has a colour photograph and a description in German, English and French. A very clean copy. The buildings and places of the German city of Munster View more info

London Museum Medieval Catalogue

By: Wheeler, R E M (Keeper)

Price: £5.50

Publisher: HMSO: 1975

Seller ID: 15198

ISBN: 0112901816

Condition: Fair


4th impression of the 1940 edition. 320pp, orange soft covers with old sellotape marks to the spine. Tape strengthening to the gutters of the first few pages, not affecting the text, previous owner's name to flyleaf and bottom edge, some biro marking mainly to the section on swords - a good 'reading copy' only of a useful reference work. Weapons, horse furniture, domestic and agricultural objects, pilgrim badges etc. View more info

John Ruskin

By: Whitehouse, J Howard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford, The Ruskin Society and Friends of Brantwood: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12519

Condition: Very Good


26pp, cream boards. Handmade paper with hand cut edges. Internally very clean. A study of Ruskin's life and thought, part of which was originally published in 'Great Democrats'. View more info

Francis Towne

By: Wilcox, Timothy

Price: £18.50

Publisher: Tate Gallery Publishing: 1997

Seller ID: 16730

ISBN: 1854372149

Condition: Fine


Large format. 176p, illustrated soft covers. Colour and black and white illustrations. A very clean copy. Introduction, and catalogue of the exhibition of the work of the landscape painter Francis Towne 1739 - 1816 at the Tate Gallery in 1998. View more info

English Sporting Prints

By: Wilder, F L

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11319

ISBN: 0500271763

Condition: Very Good


A large, heavy book of 224pp. Laminated illustrated card covers with a little wear to the top of the spine. Internally very clean. 96 colour prints, each facing page having the description. View more info