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The Pleasures of Life

By: Avebury, Lord

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Macmillan: 1930

Seller ID: 16053

Condition: Very Good


Caravan Library ediition. 252pp, red cloth covered boards with gilt title, a little faded to spine. Internally clean. Essays on how to find happiness - home, health, nature, poetry, music, love, work etc. View more info

Great Drawings of The Louvre Museum The German, Flemish and Dutch Drawings

By: Bacou, Roseline

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Braziller: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16442

Condition: Very Good


A large format, heavy book. 223pp. complete dustjacket with a couple of closed tears to the top of the spine. Each facing page has either a colour or b + w illustration. A light scrape mark where a very small label has been removed from the flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. One hundred of the the finest German, Dutch and Flemish drawings in the collection of the Louvre Museum with descriptions, provenance and bibliography. View more info

Great Drawings of The Louvre Museum The Italian Drawings

By: Bacou, Roseline

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Braziller: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16443

Condition: Very Good


A large format, heavy book. 223pp. complete dustjacket with a few tiny spots of foxing to the back turnover. Each facing page has an illustration, half of which are in colour. One small, light mark to the foredge, otherwise a very clean copy. One hundred of the the finest Italian drawings, from Gaddi to Tiepolo, in the collection of the Louvre Museum with descriptions, provenance and bibliography. View more info

Francis Towne 1739/40 - 1816 and John White Abbott 1763 - 1851 Paintings and Watercolours from the Exeter Museums and Art Gallery

By: Baker, C Jane and Simon, Jacob

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Greater London Council: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16248

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated softback covers. Foreword, short biographical entries on both artists and catalogue entries of the Exhibition held at Marble Hill House in 1973. 43 b + w illustrations of all the exhibits. A clean copy. View more info

Burne-Jones

By: Baldry, A Lys

Price: £6.00

Publisher: T C and E C Jack:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10925

Condition: Very Good


One of the 'Masterpieces in Colour' series, probably c 1930. 78pp, illustrated paper covered boards.Some page edges still uncut. 8 colour illustrations. Greville Janner's bookplate and name, otherwise internally clean. The life and art of the Victorian painter. View more info

William Caslon 1693 - 1766 Man of Letters The Ancestry, Life and Connections of England's Foremost Letter-Engraver and Type-Founder

By: Ball, Johnson

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Roundwood: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16225

ISBN: 0900093137

Condition: Fine


A large, heavy book of 484pp. Illustrated dustjacket with a portion of loss to the front edge, in a removeable protective plastic jacket. Colour frontispiece and b + w illustrations. A couple of tiny spots of foxing to the top edge, otherwise internally very clean. The life and work of the celebrated type-cutter - Caslon type was used for the Declaration of Independence. View more info

Discovering Costume

By: Barfoot, Audrey

Price: £5.00

Publisher: University of London: 1961

Seller ID: 6640

Condition: Very Good


1st reprint. 128pp, complete dustjacket in plastic cover. Colour and b + w illustrations. Protective cover attached with sellotape, otherwise very clean. English costume from Saxon times to 1929. View more info

European Enamels

By: Barsali, Isa Belli

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Hamlyn: 1969

Seller ID: 1124

Condition: Very Good


158 pp, grey cloth boards, very light foxing to the first few pages, otherwise VG. 71 full colour photographs. The history of enamel work in Europe View more info

A Concise History of Art Part Two From the Renaissance to the Present Day

By: Bazin, Germain

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 1968

Seller ID: 10928

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of 1st English edition, with revisions and additions. 544pp, laminated softback covers with one light crease to front. Colour and b + w illustrations. Includes Renaissance, Baroque, France and China, India , Japan etc View more info

Apollo The International Magazine of The Arts July 2002

By: Beard, Mary and Nisbet, Gideon and Neer, Richard and Spivey, Nigel and Bradley, Mark and Montserrat, Dominic

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Apollo: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16675

Condition: Very Good


Tall format. 64pp, colour illustrated softback covers. Colour illustrations.A clean, tight copy. Contents include Dominic Montserrat on 90 years of Nefertiti, Mary Beard on the frankish tower on the Acropolis, Gordon Nisbet on greco-egyptian verses, Richard Neer on classical Athenian gravestones, Nigel Spivey on the Buddhas at Bamiyan and Mark Bradley on Nero's Golden House. View more info

Brasses And Brass Rubbing

By: Beedell, Suzanne

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Bartholomew: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6670

ISBN: 0851529399

Condition: Very Good


96pp, complete dustjacket. Many b + w illustrations. Original owner's bookplate on flyleaf, a couple of very faint spots of foxing, otherwise internally clean. The people of the brasses, and how to make and display a brass rubbing. Comes with a couple of extra cards with illustrations of brasses. View more info

An Account Of French Painting

By: Bell, Clive

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Chatto: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4151

Condition: Very Good


219pp, beige cloth covered boards with one small bump mark to front, very light small spots of foxing to foredge.32 b + w illustrations. Internally clean. A classic history of French painting. View more info

The Albertina Collection of Old Master Drawings An Illustrated Supplement To The Exhibition Catalogue

By: Benesch Otto

Price: £5.50

Publisher: The Arts Council Of Great Britain: 1948

Seller ID: 5212

Condition: Very Good


One page history of the collection and 43 full page b + w illustrations, card covers. Margin of one page lightly foxed otherwise clean. Includes a press cutting of the exhibition, which included Durer, Bosch and Breughel. View more info

Lawrence 1769 - 1830

By: Bensusan, S L

Price: £6.00

Publisher: T C and E C Jack:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10915

Condition: Very Good


One of the 'Masterpieces in Colour' series, probably c 1930. 80pp, illustrated paper covered boards. 8 colour illustrations. Internally clean. A study of the life and art of Sir Thomas Lawrence. View more info

The Story of St Peter's

By: Bergere, Thea and Richard

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Dodd Mead: 1966

Seller ID: 7223

Condition: Very Good


A large book of 128pp. Dustjacket with edgewear. B+ w photographs, prints, and drawings. Internally clean. St Peter's cathedral in Rome from early days and the rebuilding by Michangelo. View more info

Giotto

By: Bertram, Anthony

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Studio Publications: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5346

Condition: Very Good


Small format. Decorated paper covered boards. 15pp introduction and 48 b + w plates. Previous owner's bookplate to inner board, otherwise clean. Part of the World's Masters series. View more info

Five Sisters

By: Biggs, Emma and Collings, Matthew

Price: £17.50

Publisher: York Museums Trust: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13726

Condition: As New


Large format. 24pp, illustrated card covers. A very clean copy. Many full page colour illustrations. The catalogue of an installation exhibition of oil paintings and mosaic using medieval pottery shards, inspired by the Five Sisters window in York Minster, held at St Mary's York in 2009 View more info

Venice An Architectural Guide

By: Biucchi, Edwina and Pilling, Simon

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Batsford: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16252

ISBN: 071348781X

Condition: Good


A heavy softback book. Colour photographs by Keith Collie to each facing page. A light water mark to the bottom of the front flyleaf and the top of the back flyleaf and Index, otherwise clean. Descriptions of important Venetian buildings, showing the central role played by architecture in the history of Venice including 20th century architecture. View more info

Plasticine Modelling for Amateurs

By: Blanchard, A V

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Harbutts Plasticine Ltd: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15841

Condition: Very Good


26pp, illustrated softback covers. B + w illustrations. Internally clean and tight. A guide to modelling heads, animals and figures from plasticine, and armature making and casting. View more info

Greek Art

By: Boardman, John

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Book CIub Associates: 1973

Seller ID: 8718

Condition: Very Good


252pp, complete dustjacket with a little edgewear. Many colour and b + w illustrations. Original owner's attractive bookplate on flyleaf, otherwise a clean, tight copy. Revised edition of a classic. View more info