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LANDSCAPE INTO ART
Written by Kenneth Clark.
Stock no. 1815560
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2013. Fine condition.
Oblong format. Blue cloth spine with gilt title. Pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations throughout. xiv and 188 pages including index. Contained in publisher's oblong blue slipcase in slightly better than very good condition.
MASACCIO AND MASOLINO: A COMPLETE CATALOGUE
Written by Paul Joannides. Illustrated by Masaccio; Masolino.
Stock no. 1815060
Published by Phaidon. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
An important work of scholarship for art historians and students, as well as making some of the greatest art of the Renaissance accessible to be enjoyed by all art lovers. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Black ribbon page markers. Colour & b/w illustrations. 488 pages including index. ISBN: 0714823988. Black dustwrapper is scuffed.
DEGAS AND THE DANCE
Written by Jill Devonyar; Richard Kendall. Illustrated by Edgar Degas.
Stock no. 1815051
Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc.. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name running from 2002-2003. A study of Degas' ballet work in its historical context. Large format. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine and blind title to front. Colour & b/w illustrations. 303 pages including index. ISBN: 0810932822.
Written by Hal Foster.
Stock no. 1815042
Published by The MIT Press. 1st 1993. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Surrealism has long been seen as a movement of love and liberation. Here Foster reads surrealism from its darker side: as an art given over to the uncanny, to the compulsion to repeat and the drive toward death... Grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0262061600.
COLOUR AND CULTURE: PRACTICE AND MEANING FROM ANTIQUITY TO ABSTRACTION
Written by John Gage.
Stock no. 1815015
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1995. Nearly fine condition.
Colour is fundamental to life and art. The author considers every conceivable aspect of the subject in a analysis of colour in Western culture from the ancient Greeks until the late twentieth century. Large format. Cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. 335 pages including index. ISBN: 0500278180.
THE OAK KING, THE HOLLY KING, AND THE UNICORN
Written by John Williamson.
Stock no. 1815007
Published by Harper & Row. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition.
The Myths and Symbolism of the Unicorn Tapestries. Green pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0060960329. Text block a little grubby. Light top corner creasing.
IMAGES OF THE PEOPLE: GUSTAVE COURBET AND THE 1848 REVOLUTION
Written by T.J. Clark. Illustrated by Gustave Courbet.
Stock no. 1815003
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.
Courbet in the four years following 1848. The aim of this book is to show how Courbet's wholesale recasting of the terms and ambitions of moder art, in paintings like The Stonebreakers and A Burial at Ornans, was bound up with the texture of French history at a fateful moment - the battle of pamphlets and images being wages in the countryside in 1849-50, the search for a means to connect with a 'popular' audience, the deepening enigma of peasant politics, and the confusions and dangers of class. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 050027245X. Spine faded. Covers a little scuffed.
FLORENCE, ROME AND THE ORIGINS OF THE RENAISSANCE
Written by George Holmes.
Stock no. 1814999
Published by Clarendon Press. 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
This study sets out to place the remarkable cultural achievements of the early Renaissance in a full historical perspective. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 0198225768.
ENGLISH PASTELS 1750-1830
Written by R.R.M. See. Illustrated by John Russell; Cotes Francis; et al..
Stock no. 2123829
Published by G. Bell & Sons Ltd.. 1911. Very good condition.
Large format. Limited edition to 750 copies. Mounted plates with tissue-guards. This is Copy No. 420. Grubby marks to covers. Wear to edges. Foxing throughout. All plates present.
CUBISM AND TWENTIETH-CENTURY ART
Written by Robert Rosenblum.
Stock no. 2123680
Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc.. 3rd Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Red cloth with gilt title to spine. American edition. 268 illustrations, including 40 plates in full colour. ISBN: 0810907674.
AVIATION A HISTORY THROUGH ART
Written by Philip Handleman; Walter J. Boyne. Illustrated by James Dietz; Keith Ferris; William Phillips; et al..
Stock no. 2122791
Published by BCA. 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large square format. Introduction by Boyne. Paintings from The American Society of Aviation Artists. Some foxing to outer page edges. A few marks to wrapper.
AN OUTLINE HISTORY OF POLISH APPLIED ART
Written by Zdzislaw Zygulski.
Stock no. 2117073
Published by Interpress Publishers. 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 8322320574. Some marks to cloth. Damp marking to very bottom of cover edges. Some foxing and page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few nicks.