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  • GREIG, Geordie (Lucian Freud)
    BREAKFAST WITH LUCIAN: the astounding life and outrageous times of Britain's great modern painter

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2015. Beige boards. pp (xii), (260). Colour and b&w illustrations. Fine in fine jacket. 1.1 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51789
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  • ALBRECHT, Manuel
    CARL SPITZWEGS MALERPARADIES

    Munchen: Schuler, 1974. Square quarto. Tan cloth gilt. Pp (176). Black and white reproductions, many tipped in colour plates. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has a small nick to front panel, small shallow chip to rear panel, else fine. Text in German. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 33079
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  • Croft-Murray, Edward & Paul Hulton
    Catalogue of British Drawings - Volume One: XVI & XVII Centuries. Supplemented by a list of foreign artists' drawings connected with Great Britain by Christopher White [2 VOLUMES]

    Edition: First edition.

    London: British Museum, 1960. Two volumes. Volume I: pp. (xliv), 619. Volume II (Plates) has 297 b&w anf 8 colour plates. Red cloth. Each front free endpaper has the rubber stamp of an eminent book collector, a fine pair. The dust jackets has some short creased tears and small chips, VG otherwise. Note: 3 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 26601
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  • BLAKE, William (Graham Robertson) (Geoffrey Keynes)
    CATALOGUE OF ORIGINAL WORKS BY WILLIAM BLAKE, the property of the late Graham Robertson, Esq

    London: Christie's, Manson and Woods, 1949. Cream printed boards. pp 44 + b&w plates. Spine a bit tanned, VG+ otherwise. Inscribed "Robin Skelton from the compiler". The compiler was Geoffrey Keynes, who also contributes a two page Preface. Robin Skelton was a Canadian poet. Catalogue for the auction held on 22 July, 1949. The collection formed by the noted British artist and book illustrator Graham Robertson was of original art by William Blake. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41239
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  • CHAIM SOUTINE (1893-1943): Catalogue Raisonné. Werkverzeichnis. Part I. Première Partie, Teil I by TUCHMAN, Maurice, Esti Dunow, Klaus Perls
    TUCHMAN, Maurice, Esti Dunow, Klaus Perls
    CHAIM SOUTINE (1893-1943): Catalogue Raisonné. Werkverzeichnis. Part I. Première Partie, Teil I

    Köln (Cologne): Taschen, 2001. Thick large quarto, light blue boards. pp 780. Reproductions in colour and b&w. Bruise and crease at foot of spine; two inch split to lower front joint neatly repaired; one inch split to upper front inner hinge; crease to upper outer corner of pp 599-624; faint spotting to fore edges; VG clean and unworn otherwise, no owner names. Jacket has creases at foot of spine, else fine. Text in English, French, and German. Previously published in 1993 in a two volume format. Note: 4 kg parcel, extra postage will be required

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45089
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  • TURNBULL, Grace M.
    CHIPS FROM MY CHISEL

    Edition: First edition.

    Rindge, New Hampshire: Richard R. Smith, 1953. Tall octavo, dark blue cloth. [12], 256 pp + numerous black & white reproductions. VG clean & tight copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has small sticker scar on front panel, edge nicks, VG otherwise. Autobiography of this Baltimore artist, mainly a sculptor.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 23604
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  • Le VANE, Ethel / J. Paul Getty
    Collector's Choice: THe Chronicle of an Artistic Odyssey Through Europe

    London: W.H. Allen, 1956. Second printing. Red cloth, illustrated endpapers. pp 36= + b&w plates. Index. Ink owner name at front, else a VG clean, tight & unworn jacketless copy. Adventures collecting art in Europe when money is no object. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44248
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  • BLISSETT, Wiliam and Alan Horne (David Jones)
    DAVID JONES, Artist & Writer (1895-1974). A centennial exhibition

    University of Toronto, Thomas Fiisher Rare Book Library, 1995. pp (56). Card covers. Illustrated in b&w. Exhibition catalogue. Fine copy. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 51850
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  • GIMPEL, René
    DIARY OF AN ART DEALER: translated from the French by John Rosenberg

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1966. Black cloth. pp xii, 465 + b&w plates. Index. Near fine copy. Dust jacket has shallow chips, short tears, internal repair; good. Gimpel was a leading French dealer who was the brother-in-law of Duveen but was a much nicer guy. His diary covers the years 1918-39, which focuses on personalities other than his own. Gimpel, a Jew, declined to flee and died in a Nazi camp. 1.3 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 51959
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  • WHISTLER, James McNeill
    EDEN VERSUS WHISTLER. THE BARONET & THE BUTTERFLY. A Valentine with a Verdict.

    Edition: First US trade issue

    New York: R.H. Russell, 1899. Squarish octavo, beige cloth and brown boards. [xiv), (79) pp, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Boards have a bit of rubbing to edges and outer corners; small bruise to upper outer corners; two small paper chips and a narrow inch-long skinned spot to inner margin of front board; text paper lightly toned; Xmas, 1900, pencil inscription on front free endpaper; VG tight and unworn copy otherwise. Made from sheets of the Paris: May, 1899, edition. Mispelling "McNeil" on front cover, as always. BAL 21343. " Noblesse Abuse ! ". The book is about his dispute with Sir William Eden over payment for a painting.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 20379
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  • EIGHT PHOTOGRAVURES FROM THE WORKS OF WILLIAM FETTES DOUGLAS, P.R.S.A. By Messrs. Boussod, Valadon and Company. With a portrait after George Reid, R.S.A. And a critical sketch by John M. Gray by GRAY, John M.
    GRAY, John M.
    EIGHT PHOTOGRAVURES FROM THE WORKS OF WILLIAM FETTES DOUGLAS, P.R.S.A. By Messrs. Boussod, Valadon and Company. With a portrait after George Reid, R.S.A. And a critical sketch by John M. Gray

    Edition: First Edition

    Edinburgh: Constable, for the Royal Society for Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland, 1885. Folio, 43 cm. Original green boards, cover titled and ruled in gilt, light green endpapers, title page printed in red and black. pp (4), (13, text), (4) + frontispiece and 8 other plates, all with tissue guards. Boards have wear along edges and outer corners; foxing in text, blank versos of plates, and in some plate margins but not in the images; tissue guards yellowed, with some foxing; else a VG clean and tight copy, no owner names. High quality photogravures by Goupil & Co. William Fettes Douglas (1822-91) was a Scottish painter who in 1877 was appointed Director of the National Galleries of…

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    Edinburgh: Constable, for the Royal Society for Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland, 1885. Folio, 43 cm. Original green boards, cover titled and ruled in gilt, light green endpapers, title page printed in red and black. pp (4), (13, text), (4) + frontispiece and 8 other plates, all with tissue guards. Boards have wear along edges and outer corners; foxing in text, blank versos of plates, and in some plate margins but not in the images; tissue guards yellowed, with some foxing; else a VG clean and tight copy, no owner names. High quality photogravures by Goupil & Co. William Fettes Douglas (1822-91) was a Scottish painter who in 1877 was appointed Director of the National Galleries of Scotland and in 1882 became President of the Royal Scottish Academy. The pictures are Stonehaven Harbour (especially nice harbour view), The False Astrologer (old books stacked and tumbling, stuffed alligator hanging from the ceiling), Summons to the Tribunal (more stacked and tumbling old books), Hudibras & Ralph Visiting the Astrologer, The Spell (a priest practicing black magic), The Antiquary and Lovel (yet more books being abused in the study), The Whisper (juicy gossip), and A Fishing Village. Douglas was interested in astrology and alchemy and was an antiquary and bibliophile. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 39361
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  • Burke, Joseph
    English Art 1714-1800

    Edition: First printing

    Oxford University Press, 1976. Black cloth. pp xxxii, 415, [3] + 120 b&w plates. Index. Oxford History of English Art, volume 9. Ink owner name at front, else fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. 1.6 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51790
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  • Watney, Simon
    English Post-impressionism

    Edition: First printing

    London: Studio Vista, 1980. Black boards. pp 151. Colour and b&w illustrations. Notes, Index. Fine in fine jacket. 1.3 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 51962
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  • EPOCHS OF CHINESE & JAPANESE ART. New and Revised Edition, with Copious Notes by Professor Petrucci. (2 volumes) by FENOLLOSA, Ernest F.
    FENOLLOSA, Ernest F.
    EPOCHS OF CHINESE & JAPANESE ART. New and Revised Edition, with Copious Notes by Professor Petrucci. (2 volumes)

    New York / London: Stokes / Heinemann, 1921. Two volumes, original yellow cloth and light brown boards. pp [2], (xxxviii), 204; xiv, 235. Indexed, notes, glossary. Volume I has 99 plates (4 in colour), Volume II has 124 plates (11 in colour), the colour plates with captioned tissue guards. Spines lightly darkened; cloth splits to rear joint of Vol I neatly repaired; ink ownership name on each front pastedown; else a VG clean and tight pair. First published in 1912. A scholarly survey by an important author, formerly a professor of philosophy at the Imperial University in Tokyo and Commissioner of Fine Arts to the Japanese government. 2 kg parcel,

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 21429
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  • CARPENTER, Edmund, Frederick Varley, Robert Flaherty
    ESKIMO

    Edition: First edition.

    University of Toronto Press, 1959. Black cloth, square quarto. Well illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions of Varley drawings and some of Flaherty's carvings. Ink name at front, covers just a mite bowed, VG+ otherwise. White dust jacket has a 3 inch tear to front panel, shorter tears, small chips, elsewhere; light soiling; just good.. Issued as Explorations #9 (the last of the first series), Marshall McLuhan's media journal, though McLuhan himself made no contributions to the volume. The three pieces were independently written. Carpenter contends that the primary spacial model of the Eskimo / Inuit is acoustical rather than visual. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 31767
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  • KURZ, Otto
    FAKES

    New York: Dover, 1967. Second edition, revised and enlarged (first was in 1948). pp 348 + ads. 142 illustrations in text. Covers creased, slight rubbing to spine folds, good clean copy otherwise. Covers archaeological materials, paintings, prints, glass, metal work, ceramics, furniture, and tapestries. Authoritative and a good read.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 45263
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  • WHISTLER, James McNeill
    FIFTY ETCHINGS BY JAMES McNEILL WHISTLER.

    New York: M. Knoedler, 1931. 2], 58 pp, in grey card covers. Black & white reproductions with comment on almost every page. Light damp spots to front cover; VG tight copy, no owner names. The whole of The Print-Collector's Bulletin. An Illustrated Catalogue for Museums and Collectors, Volume Two, Number Two. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 18060
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  • Shearer, West
    Fin de Siecle: Art and Society in an Age of Uncertainty

    Edition: First edition

    Woodstock, New York: Overlook Press, 1994. Quarto, blue boards. pp (8), 152 + colour plates. Index. Ink owner name at front, else fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44153
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  • CZARNECKA, Irena
    FOLK ART IN POLAND

    Warsaw: Polonia, 1957. Folio, beige cloth printed in red. pp (235). Light wear to spine ends and outer corners, ink gift inscription at front, else a VG clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy. Numerous tipped in colour plates and black & white plates. Five pages of introductory text by Dr. Tadeusz Delimat, illustrations with captions, all in English. Note: 2,5 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44423
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  • GLEESON, Larry, editor
    FOLLOWERS OF BLAKE

    Santa Barbara, CA: The Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Exhibition catalogue, 02 March - 04 April, 1976. pp 40, stapled in white card covers,18 black & white reproductions. Covers a little yellowed, else fine. Blake, Linnell, Richmond, Calvert, Sherman, Palmer. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 52179
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