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A LIFE OF PICASSO VOL III THE TRIUMPHANT YEARS 1917-1932
Written by John Richardson.
Stock no. 2132326
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The third volume of the definitive biography, full of original, groundbreaking new insights into Picasso's life and work. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w and colour illustrations. xiv and 592 pages. ISBN: 9780224031219. Small nick to top of spine else a fine copy in pictorial wrapper which is rubbed at top of spine and just slightly scuffed.

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THE ART OF FRANK C. MCCARTHY
Written by Elmer Kelton. Illustrated by Frank C. McCarthy.
Stock no. 1818964
Published by William Morrow & Company Inc. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour illustrations. 160 pages. Subjects are Indians, Mountain Men, Cavalry and Cowboys. ISBN: 0688118836. Light damp stain to lower edge of boards. Brown pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed and has a small patch of surface paper missing to lower rear corner.

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THE ART OF HOWARD TERPNING
Written by Elmer Kelton. Illustrated by Terpning.
Stock no. 1818960
Published by Bantam Books. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Art of Plains Indian history. Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine, blind title to front. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0553081136. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.

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A LIFE OF PICASSO VOLUME II: 1907-1917
Written by John Richardson. Illustrated by Pablo Picasso; et al..
Stock no. 1818958
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1996. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The second volume only of a four-volume biography. The Painter of Modern Life. Grey boards, black title to spine, red signature to front. B/w photos & illustrations. ISBN: 0224031201. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine, scuffed to rear panel with a little creasing.

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DAVID HOCKNEY: A YORKSHIRE SKETCHBOOK
Written by David Hockney. Illustrated by David Hockney.
Stock no. 1818957
Published by Royal Academy of Arts. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Publication of a 92 page sketchbook used by David Hockney in April 2004, pages 19-20 of the notebook are omitted as they were left blank by the artist. Oblong format. Black boards, silver title to spine, embossed title to front. Colour sketches throughout. ISBN: 9781907533235.

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THE ART OF TOM LOVELL: AN INVITATION TO HISTORY
Written by Don Hedgpeth; Walt Reed. Illustrated by Tom Lovell.
Stock no. 1818956
Published by William Morrow & Company Inc. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour illustrations. Considered one of the world's finest artists of the old west and American history. ISBN: 0688126456. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.

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THE ART OF JAMES BAMA
Written by Elmer Kelton. Illustrated by James Bama.
Stock no. 1818954
Published by Bantam Books. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour illustrations. Richly authentic action portraits. ISBN: 0553093053. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel with three patches of surface paper loss to vertical edge.

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LADY BUTLER BATTLE ARTIST 1846-1933
Written by Paul Usherwood; Jenny Spencer-Smith. Illustrated by Elizabeth Butler.
Stock no. 1818953
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1987. Very good condition.

Published for the exhibition 'Lady Butler - Battle Artist (1846-1933' held at the National Army Museum, London, 14 May - 26 September 1987, the Durham Light Infantry Museum & Arts Centre 10 October - 8 November 1987 and Leeds City Art Gallery 25 November 1987 - 14 February 1988. Card wraps. Colour and b/w illustrations. 192 pages including index. ISBN: 0862993555. Cardcover corners rubbed, spine faded.

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ELIZABETH BUTLER BATTLE ARTIST: AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by Elizabeth Butler. Illustrated by Elizabeth Butler.
Stock no. 1818951
Published by Fisher Press. 1st thus 1993. Very good condition.

Originally published in 1922. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1874037086. Minor foxing to top edge of text block.

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A LIFE OF PICASSO VOLUME I: 1881-1906
Written by John Richardson. Illustrated by Pablo Picasso; et al..
Stock no. 1818949
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The first volume only of a four-volume biography. Exploring Picasso's Spanish roots: his intensely Andalusian nature, his adolescence in Corunna and Madrid, his discovery of himself in the solitude of the mountains, and his passion for Barcelona, where he became the hero of Catalan 'modernisme'. Pale lilac boards with black title to spine and portrait to front board. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0224030248. Top & tail of spine lightly shelf worn. Lower edge of text block grubby. Contents clean. Clear glassine dustwrapper with title & author to front panel is browned to spine and has a few tiny closed edge-tears.

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ANDREW WYETH: A SECRET LIFE
Written by Richard Meryman. Illustrated by Andrew Wyeth.
Stock no. 1818946
Published by Harpercollins Publishers Ltd. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

This stunning and unique biography describes a distinguished painter's enterprise of transmitting emotion onto a flat surface. A portrait of obsession - how single-mindedness has affected Wyeth's relationships and transformed his world into a realm of secrecy and fervid imagination. Black cloth spine with silver title, black paper boards. B/w photos and colour illustrations. ISBN: 0060171138.

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THE SIGHT OF DEATH: AN EXPERIMENT IN ART WRITING
Written by T.J. Clark. Illustrated by Nicolas Poussin.
Stock no. 1818944
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The experiment conducted in this book is that of trying to move writing closer to the experience of looking at paintings. A study of two pictures by Poussin. Green cloth boards, white title to spine. Colour pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0300117264.

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