Category: Art & Antiques


Showing 281-300 of 306

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

Fire Marks

By: Vince. John

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Shire Publications: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13061

ISBN: 0852632266

Condition: Fine

33pp, a very little tanned to the edges. Ilustrated card covers. Many b + w illustrations. A clean, tight copy. The different attractive plates put on houses in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries to show the fire insurance company the house was insured with. 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

Jane Austen's Town and Country Style

By: Watkins, Susan

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16971

ISBN: 0500014957

Condition: Very Good

A tall, heavy book of 224pp. Complete illustrated dustjacket. 177 illustrations of which 77 are in colour and special photography by Hugh Palmer. Small signature of the original owner to the flyleaf, otherwise a very clean copy. The style and customs of a country gentlewoman in town and country in the time of Jane Austen - interior decoration, entertainment, fashion, wallpaper, furniture, kitchens, with a directory of places to visit and bibliography. 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


By: White, Christopher

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 1984

Seller ID: 16844

ISBN: 0500201951

Condition: Fine

216pp, laminated illustrated softback covers without creases. 171 illustrations of which 16 are in colour. A clean, tight copy. A revealing study of Rembrandt's life and development as an artist. 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

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

Ripon Cathedral

By: Wilkinson, Canon W E

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Pitkin Pictorials: 1974

Seller ID: 6193

Condition: Fine

Guidebook and history of 34pp. Illustrated softback covers. Many colour illustrations. Very clean. Ripon cathedral, North Yorkshire, was founded by St Wilfrid and has a Saxon crypt. View more info

Wedgwood A Collector's Guide

By: Williams, Peter

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Apple Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14394

ISBN: 1850764107

Condition: Fine

Large format. 128pp, complete dustjacket. Many colour illustrations from the Wedgwood Museum. A clean copy. The whole range of Wedgwood pottery throughout its history, the wares, the materials and the techniques. View more info

RA Royal Academy of Arts Magazine No 101 Winter 2008

By: Williams, Rowan and Burroughs, William S, and Hughes, Bettany et al

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Royal Academy of Arts: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16674

Condition: Very Good

Tall format. 98pp, colour illustrated softback covers. Colour illustrations. Light creases to the front corner, otherwise clean and tight. The Byzantine Exhibition at the RA. Contents also include Rowan Williams (the former Archbishop of Canterbury) on Byzantine icons, Bettany Hughes Postcard from Istanbul, William S Burroughs on The Cult of the Writer and Palladio, an architectural colossus. View more info

The Art of Albrecht Durer

By: Wolfflin, Heinrich

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Phaidon: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16444

ISBN: 0714814679

Condition: Fine

First English edition in the translation by Alastair and Heide Grieve of the 1963 edition, edited and annotated by Kurt Gerstenberg. 311pp, black boards with silver title to spine. Colour and b + w illustrations. A clean copy. The classic study of Durer's Life and Art, originally published in 1905. View more info