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Image for The Modern Portrait Gallery. In six volumes

The Modern Portrait Gallery. In six volumes

By: Anon

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Paris & New York, Cassell, Petter & Galpin c. 1880: 1880

Book number: 49410

Condition: Very Good


In six volumes. 160 pp each volume. Original publisher's blue cloth with decorative gilt design to front boards and spines. All edges gilt. Yellow endpapers. Wear to spines at head & foot. Each volume contains 20 short biographies and a colour tissue-guarded chromolithograph of a Victorian worthy. Internally very clean. Gilt bindings bright. A VG set. View more info

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Fuseli Studies

By: Antal, Frederick

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul 1956: 1956

Book number: 60787

Condition: Good


xii, 176, 64pp. Cloth in dust wrapper. Tears and wear to jacket. Spotting to prelims and fore-edge. With 64 pages of b&w plates. View more info

Image for Verve: The Ultimate Review of Art and Literature 1937 -1960

Verve: The Ultimate Review of Art and Literature 1937 -1960

By: Anthonioz, Michel

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Harry N Abrams Inc 1988: 1988

Book number: 36591

ISBN: 0810917432

Condition: Near Fine


397 pp., illustrated, jacket a little rubbed 0810917432 View more info

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Parts of the World

By: Anthony Cragg

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Koln, Germany, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König 2016: 2016

Book number: 58048

ISBN: 3863359216

Condition: As New


480 pp. English Edition. Shrinkwrapped hardback copy. 9783863359218 View more info

Image for The Passionate Quest - The Fraser Brothers in India

The Passionate Quest - The Fraser Brothers in India

By: Archer Mildred, Toby Falk

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Alfalk / Scorpion Publishing 1989: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 31897

ISBN: 0905906810

Condition: Very Good


144 pp, 67 colour and 93 black & white illustrations, small white mark on front board. Scarce title. 0905906810 View more info

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Val Archer 1998

By: Archer, Val

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Chris Beetles Ltd. 1998: 1998

Book number: 56857

ISBN: 1871136628

Condition: Very Good


(12) pp. Original pictorial wrappers. Colour illustrations. Published to accompany the exhibition in London in 1998. Exhibition card laid in. Clean copy. 1871136628 View more info

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The Dictionary of Sea Painters of Europe and America

By: Archibald, E. H. H.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, England, Antique Collectors' Club 2000: 2000

Edition: 3rd Edition

Book number: 57153

ISBN: 1851492690

Condition: Near Fine


631 pp. Publisher's full cloth in pictorial dust jacket. Very clean copy. No ownership marks. With a range stretching from works by Turner to the humble, yet finely detailed harbour paintings intended for master mariners, this guide to marine painting contains biographical and stylistic information on nearly 1200 artists, with over 1000 illustrations. It also offers detailed drawings of the stems and sterns of important ships and illustrations of maritime flags. 1851492690 View more info

Image for Edward Ardizzone's World - The Etchings and Lithographs

Edward Ardizzone's World - The Etchings and Lithographs

By: Ardizzone, Nicholas

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Unicorn Press 2000: 2000

Book number: 39515

ISBN: 0906290570

Condition: Near Fine


144 pp, illustrated in colour and b/w. Bumps to a couple of corners. 0906290570 View more info

Image for Charterhouse, Coloured Reproductions of Two Exterior Views as Originally Published By Ackermann in 1816

Charterhouse, Coloured Reproductions of Two Exterior Views as Originally Published By Ackermann in 1816

By: Arrowsmith, R L (descriptive text)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Guildford, Charles W Traylen 1958: 1958

Book number: 40525

Condition: Very Good


2 colour prints illustrating Charterhouse school from the playground and from the square with single loose page of explanatory text. Protected by Card boards in paper wraps in protective envelope. Minor marks to wraps. View more info

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Gainsborough's Vision

By: Asfour, Amal; Williamson, Paul

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Liverpool, Liverpool University Press 1999: 1999

Book number: 51954

ISBN: 085323874x

Condition: Near Fine


325 pp, illustrated in colour and b/w 085323874x View more info

Image for The Incomplete Circle : Eric Atkinson, Art and Education: An Exchange of Letters

The Incomplete Circle : Eric Atkinson, Art and Education: An Exchange of Letters

By: Atkinson, Eric; Lewis, David Neville

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Aldershot, United Kingdom, Ashgate Publishing, Limited 2000: 2000

Book number: 58987

ISBN: 0754602362

Condition: Near Fine


192 pp., Illustrated in colour and b/w. Eric (Ricky) Atkinson was born in Hartlepool but has lived in Ontario for much of his life. He is recognised as an important Canadian landscape painter, but equally significant is his work as an art educator, stemming from his years as a teacher on the Basic Course at Leeds College of Art in the 1950s and 1960s. The premise of this course was not the transfer of skill but the discovery of new aesthetic territories through freedoms of self-expression. David Lewis, architect, writer and teacher, was himself a student on the Basic Course. This volume conta... View more info

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Turkish Art

By: Atl, Esin

Price: £48.00

Publisher: U S A, Smithsonian Institution Press 1980: 1980

Book number: 33064

ISBN: 0874742188

Condition: Very Good


386 pp, illustrated in colour and b/w faded dustwrapper spine 0874742188 View more info

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Persian Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

By: Babaie, Sussan and Marie Lukens Swietochowski

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1989: 1989

Book number: 54083

ISBN: 0870995642

Condition: Very Good


vii, 87 pp. Large paperback. Fresh and clean copy. Published to accompany the exhibition held in 1989. B&w illustrations. 0870995642 View more info

Image for The Society Portrait: Painting, Prestige and the Pursuit of Elegance

The Society Portrait: Painting, Prestige and the Pursuit of Elegance

By: Badea-Paun , Gabriel (forward by Richard Ormond)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson 2007: 2007

Book number: 48501

ISBN: 0500238421

Condition: Very Good


234 pp., 217 illustrations, 182 in colour. Dents to the lower rear corner of the book and jacket, light wear to top and bottom of jscket spine, else Very Good in Very Good jacket. Hardcover 0500238421 View more info

Image for Through the Looking Glass Photographic Art in Britain 1945 - 1989

Through the Looking Glass Photographic Art in Britain 1945 - 1989

By: Badger, Gerry & John Benton - Harris

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Barbican Art Gallery 1989: 1989

Book number: 35598

ISBN: 0946372179

Condition: Good


199 pp, Illustrated throughout in colour. Quite well thumbed, spine creased. Uncommon title. 0946372179 View more info

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Moonglow

By: Bailey, David

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Edinbrugh, Scottish National Gallery 2015: 2015

Book number: 58046

Condition: Near Fine


30 pp., Illusrated throughout. View more info

Image for Edward Burra: Hayward Gallery, London, 1 August-29 September 1985

Edward Burra: Hayward Gallery, London, 1 August-29 September 1985

By: Baker, Charlotte; Arts Council of Great Britain; Green, Lynne; Hayward Gallery; Burra, Edward John

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Arts Council of Great Britain 1985: 1985

Edition: Paperback

Book number: 57657

ISBN: 0728704641

Condition: Near Fine


160 pp. This catalogue accompanied the exhibition at the Hayward Gallery in 1985. Heavily illustrated in colour and black-and-white. 0728704641 View more info

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Jean-Etienne Liotard 1702-1789

By: Baker, Christopher

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Royal Academy of Arts 2015: 2015

Book number: 59625

Condition: Near Fine


232 pp. Large format paperback. Clean copy. No ownership marks. Published to accompany the exhibition in London & Edinburgh in 2015. Full-colour illustrations throughout. View more info

Image for The Real Van Gogh : The Artist and His Letters

The Real Van Gogh : The Artist and His Letters

By: Bakker, Nienke; Jansen, Leo; Luijten, Hans

Price: £32.00

Publisher: London, Royal Academy 2017: 2017

Book number: 60073

ISBN: 1905711603

Condition: As New


296 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. In As New condition. Still in shrinkwrap. 1905711603 View more info

Image for Arthur Dove : A Retrospective

Arthur Dove : A Retrospective

By: Balken, Debra Bricker in collaboration with William C. Agee and Elizabeth Hutton Turner

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cambridge MA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1997: 1997

Book number: 54590

ISBN: 0262024330

Condition: Near Fine


200 pp. Publisher's full cloth in dust jacket. Published to accompany the exhibition in Washington & New York in 1997 & 1998. Fully illustrated throughout in colour and b&w. Very clean copy. No ownership names. 9780262024334 View more info