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The Art of Animal Sketching

By: Doust, L A

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Warne: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4398

Condition: Very Good


63pp, green card covers with wear to the edge of the spine. 31 b + w illustrations by the author. Internally very clean and tight. A guide to the characteristic forms of animals, and how to draw them View more info

The Georgian Cities Of Britain

By: Downes, Kerry

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Phaidon: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4318

ISBN: 0714819484

Condition: Fine


64pp, complete dustjacket. Colour and b + w photographs. A very clean copy. Examines how far the eighteenth century city owed to artistic achievement. View more info

European Glass The Development of Hollow Glassware Through the Ages

By: Drahotova, Olga

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Peerage: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16440

ISBN: 0907408753

Condition: Fine


Large format. 232pp. Complete illustrated dustjacket. Colour and b + w photographs and drawings by Ivan Kafka. A very clean copy. The history and techniques of glass productiuon in Europe from antiquity onwards, with especial emphasis on the period 1400 to 1900. View more info

Art of Islam

By: Du Ry, Carel J

Price: £16.50

Publisher: Abrams: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11722

ISBN: 1810980142

Condition: Fine


A heavy book of 262pp, with complete dustjacket, sun browned to spine. 268 illustrations, including 194 in colour. Internally clean. The architecture and objects produced by in the Islamic world. View more info

The Kremlin Art Treasures

By: Duncan, David Douglas

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Studio Books: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11043

Condition: Very Good


A large, heavy book of 170pp. Dustjacket with a couple of closed tears. A few small, light spots of foxing, otherwise internally clean. 83 kodachrome colour photographs tipped in - the first colour coverage of the Kremlin's art treasures, with text and notes. View more info

Discovering Mediaeval Art

By: Durant, G M

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Bell: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7847

Condition: Very Good


256pp. Complete dustjacket. B + w illustrations. Label on flyleaf, neat stamp on title page, otherwise a very clean copy. Sculpture, achitecture, mosaic, wall painting and stained glass. View more info

The Sociology of Art

By: Duvignaud, Jean

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Paladin: 1972

Seller ID: 15351

ISBN: 0586080732

Condition: Very Good


English translation by Timothy Wilson. 159pp, the page edges browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers. A very clean, tight Near Fine copy. The changing aesthetic attitudes to art thoughout history. View more info

Edvard Munch The Frieze of Life

By: Eggum, Anne and Heller, Reinhold and Lathe, Carla and Woll, Gerd

Price: £9.50

Publisher: National Gallery: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16417

ISBN: 1857090152

Condition: Fine


Edited by Mara-Helen Wood. Large format. A heavy book of 144pp with illustrated softback covers. Many colour and b + w illustrations. The edges browning a little with age, otherwise a very clean copy. 4 essays, and the catalogue of an exhibition at the National Gallery November 1992 to February 1993. View more info

History Vol LIV no 180 February, 1969

By: Elton, GR, Knowles, M D, Davies C S L, Sutherland Gillian, Munby, Lionel

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Historical Association: 1969

Seller ID: 5421

Condition: Very Good


Softback. 164pp. a couple of light marks to covers but internally clean. Contains articles on Denifle and Ehrle, Artist and Intellectuals in C14 Italy, Henry VIII, the History of Education, History at Universities and a short guide to Tithe Apportionments. View more info

The Discovery of Constable

By: Fleming-Williams, Ian and Parris, Leslie

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14503

ISBN: 0241112486

Condition: Fine


A heavy book of 276pp. Complete illustrated dustjacket, a little faded to spine. B + w illustrations. A very clean copy. The growth in the reputation of the artist Constable after his death. View more info

Spirit of an Age Nineteenth Century Paintings from the Nationalgalerie Berlin

By: Forster-Hahn, Francoise and Keisch, Claude et al

Price: £10.50

Publisher: National Gallery: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16418

ISBN: 1857099818

Condition: Fine


Large format. A heavy book of 192pp with illustrated softback covers. Many colour and b + w illustrations. A clean copy. 4 essays, and the catalogue of an exhibition of nineteenth century German art at the National Gallery March to May 2001. View more info

The Uffizi Official Guide

By: Fossi, Gloria

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Giunti: 2001

Seller ID: 5234

ISBN: 8809214471

Condition: Fine


159pp, card covers with fold out plans. Many colour photographs. A very clean copy. A guide in English to the treasures of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. View more info

Distances

By: Foster, C P

Price: £14.50

Publisher: Bahn: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 16653

ISBN: 0951470108

Condition: Fine


A heavy book of 99pp. Text in English, French and German. Complete illustrated dustjacket with one small crease in a protective removeable plastic cover. Signed by the artist C P Foster on the title page, otherwise internally very clean. The second book in the series illustrating sequenced paintings, each page has a colour illustration of the work of the artist C P Foster. Comes with a card from a private view of an exhibition of the artist's work at Dean Clough Gallerie... View more info

The Art And Architecture of the Ancient Orient

By: Frankfort, Henri

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Penguin Pelican: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7023

Condition: Fine


A large book of 279pp and a section of plates, with dark red cloth covered boards with gilt pelican motif to front, leather label. B + w plates and fold-out map. A clean copy. An important book - Includes Mesopotamia, Sumerian, Akkadian, Assyrian and Babylonian and the Hitites, the Levant, Arameans and Phoenicians in Syria, and Ancient Persia. View more info

The Art and Architecture of the Ancient Orient

By: Frankfort, Henri

Price: £13.50

Publisher: Penguin Pelican: 1977

Seller ID: 15479

ISBN: 0140561072

Condition: Very Good


Revised fourth edition. Full sized book of 456pp with illustrated softback covers. Many b + w illustrations. A clean, tight copy. Mesopotamian art from Sumerian times to the late Assyrian and Neo Babylonian periods, the Hittites, the Aramaeans and Phoenicians in Syria and Ancient Persia. Part of the Pelican History of Art. View more info

Clothes

By: Fry, Leonora

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Educational Supply Association: 1961

Seller ID: 6629

Condition: Very Good


2nd edition. 90pp. B + w illustrations. Complete dustjacket in a protective plastic sleeve which has been attached with sellotape, leaving a light offset mark to the flyleaves, otherwise very clean. Clothes from Roman times onwards. View more info

Vision and Design

By: Fry, Roger

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Chatto and Windus: 1929

Seller ID: 15645

Condition: Very Good


Phoenix Library edition. 302pp, brown cloth covered boards with gilt ornament to spine and series impressed logo. Dark spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise a clean copy. Influential essays on the history of art.- Giotto, El Greco, Turner, Blake, Cezanne, Renoir, Negro sculpture, art of the Bushmen etc. View more info

The Golden Age of Persia The Arabs in the East

By: Frye, Richard N

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1988

Seller ID: 16546

ISBN: 0297793802

Condition: Good


290pp, including Index. Illustrated softback covers. A couple of chapters have pencil marking, otherwise clean and tight. After the conquest of Persia in the mid 7th century, the mutually enriching fusion of the traditions of Iran and the culture of Islam during the seventh to the tenth centuries, and the continuity of Iranian culture in all its aspects. View more info

Constable And His World

By: Gadney, Reg

Price: £6.50

Publisher: BCA: 1976

Seller ID: 2039

Condition: Fine


128pp, green boards, dustjacket with 2 short closed tears to bottom of spine, no loss. 121 illustrations in b + w. Internally clean. The life and world of the artist View more info

Teach Yourself Jewellery Making

By: Gale, Emma and Little, Ann

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Teach Yourself: 2003

Seller ID: 12407

ISBN: 0340859938

Condition: Fine


Large format. 119pp, laminated softback covers. Many colour and b + w illustrations. One very light crease, otherwise as new. A complete course in basic jewellery making for the beginner. View more info