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SHAFTS OF LIGHT: MINING ART IN THE GREAT NORTHERN COALFIELD
Written by Robert McManners; Gillian Wales.
Stock no. 1816241
Published by Gemini Productions. 2013. Fine condition.
This book documents a way of life which has been consigned to history, a celebration of an important genre of experiential art and illustrates the work of over seventy coalfield artists. Blue pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations throughout. 250 pages including index. ISBN: 0953221717.
LONDON ART DECO
Written by Arnold Schwartzman.
Stock no. 1816224
Published by Hudson Hills Press. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
A stunning visual catalogue of the capital's Art Deco legacy that was handed down to us from the florid 20s and the streamlined 30s. It features cinemas, theatres, hotels, department stories, Underground stations, factories, civic, corporate and residential buildings and shows the way in which the style influenced the architects and designers working on every scale. Oblong format. Grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781555952822.
HIROSHIGE: BIRDS AND FLOWERS
Written by Cynthea J. Bogel; Israel Goldman. Illustrated by Hiroshige.
Stock no. 1816222
Published by George Braziller Inc.. 1st 1988. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The great Japanese artist Hiroshige (1797-1858) produced what are now considered his masterpieces when he was well into middle age. Introduction by Cynthea J. Bogel, Commentaries on the plates by Israel Goldman. Very large format. Light orange cloth boards, white title to fron and green title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0807611999. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges and scuffed to rear panel.
Written by Sarah Mucha. Illustrated by Alphonse Mucha.
Stock no. 1816216
Published by Frances Lincoln. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Alphonse Mucha 1860-1939, is inextricably linked with the evolution of Art Nouveau. Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0711225176.
BAILLIE SCOTT: THE ARTISTIC HOUSE
Written by Diane Haigh.
Stock no. 1816215
Published by Wiley-Academy. 2004. Very good condition.
Baillie Scott may be considered a third-generation Arts and Crafts architect, who joined the movement after it had become well established and took its ideas to everyman. He invented a new type of small house by opening up the plan around a spacious house-place or hall and extending the interior into the garden. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos, b/w plans and illustrations. ISBN: 1854904329. Top corners lightly creased.
GREAT PRIVATE COLLECTIONS OF IMPERIAL RUSSIA
Written by Oleg Yakovlevich Neverov.
Stock no. 1816213
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Reconstructing a tour of the great Russian collections as they would have been just prior to the fall of the Romanovs. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and publisher's blind vignette to front. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0500511829. Edges lightly rubbed. Spine slightly cocked.
ARTS AND CRAFTS HOUSES IN THE LAKE DISTRICT
Written by Matthew Hyde; Esme Whittaker.
Stock no. 1816212
Published by Frances Lincoln. 1st 2014. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
How the arts & crafts movement flourished distinctively for a brief but brilliant decade at the beginning of the twentieth century. The importance of the choice of site, the new found respect for the Lakeland landscape and building traditions. Large format. Brown cloth boards, white title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780711234086. Some light rubbing to board edges and lightly creasing to dustwrapper edges.
IMPERIAL AUSTRIA: TREASURES OF ART, ARMS & ARMOUR FROM THE STATE OF STYRIA
Written by Peter Krenn; Walter J. Karcheski.
Stock no. 1816208
Published by Art Exhibitions Australia Ltd. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition.
Published in conjunction with the exhibition of art, arms and armour from the Landeszeughaus Graz to be held at various museums March 1998 to January 1999. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations and photos. ISBN: 187546011X.
PATRONAGE AND DYNASTY: THE RISE OF THE DELLA ROVERE IN RENAISSANCE ITALY
Written by Ian F. Verstegen.
Stock no. 1816204
Published by Truman State University Press. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Sixteenth Century Essays & Studies No. 77. A collection of essays edited by Verstegen, offering a thorough study of the patron-artist relationship through the lens of one of early modern Italy's most powerful and influential historical families. Navy blue cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781931112604.
Written by Hugh Tim Agnew; Geoffrey Agnew.
Stock no. 2125690
Published by The Bradbury Agnew Press Ltd.. 1967. Very good condition.
Large format. Red cloth with gilt titles. History of the company. Bumping to spine. A few marks to covers. Some underlining in pencil.
KENWOOD PAINTINGS IN THE IVEAGH BEQUEST
Written by Julius Bryant.
Stock no. 2125640
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 2003. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Heavy volume! This lovely book is published to mark the 75th anniversary of the opening of the Iveagh Bequest and is the first new catalogue of the collection to be produced for 50 years. ISBN: 0300102062. A few marks and scuffs to covers. Some underlining in pencil. Wrapper is creased.
A ROMANCE WITH STEAM
Written by Chris Woods. Illustrated by Chris Woods.
Stock no. 2125622
Published by Waterfront Publications. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large oblong format. The Railway Paintings of Chris Woods. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0946184771. Wrapper edge-creased with a few small marks.