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A HISTORY OF PICTURES FROM THE CAVE TO THE COMPUTER SCREEN
Written by David Hockney; Martin Gayford.
Stock no. 2128660
Published by Thames and Hudson. 2016. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Large format. Blue boards, blue title to spine. With 310 stunning illustrations. ISBN: 9780500239490. SIGNED by Martin Gayford 'To David' on title page.
COLOSSAL: ENGINEERING THE SUEZ CANAL, STATUE OF LIBERTY, EIFFEL TOWER, AND PANAMA CANAL
Written by Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby.
Stock no. 1816865
Published by Periscope Publishing. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
A magisterial account of the building of wonders of the industrial world. Large format. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations. 199 pages. ISBN: 9781934772768.
TRADITION AND INNOVATION IN FLORENTINE TRECENTO PAINTING: GIOVANNI BONSI TOMMASO DEL MAZZA
Written by Simona Pasquinucci; Barbara Deimling.
Stock no. 2128162
Published by Giunti. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Large format. A Corpus of Florentine Painting. Section VI, Volume VIII. ISBN: 9788809014558. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! This copy would make a wonderful gift.
ELDER CONTEMPORARIES OF BERNARDO DADDI
Written by Richard Offner.
Stock no. 2128161
Published by Giunti Barbera. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Large format. A Corpus of Florentine Painting, Section III, Volume II. ISBN: 9788809200203. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! This copy would make a wonderful gift. Just light wear to a couple of corners where book has pushed through shrink wrap.
A TERRIBLE BEAUTY THE ART OF CANADA AT WAR
Written by Heather Robertson.
Stock no. 2128108
Published by James Lorimer & Company. 1st CANADA 1977. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Oblong format. Beige cloth with brown title to spine. Canadian art from the First and Second World Wars. 104 works are selected for this book. ISBN: 0888621442. A few marks to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with chips and tears, but minimal loss.
SHADOWS AND ENLIGHTENMENT
Written by Michael Baxandall.
Stock no. 2127127
Published by Yale University Press. 1997. Very good condition.
Card wraps. Shadows are holes in light. We see them all the time, and sometimes we notice them, but their part in our visual experience of the world in mysterious. In this book, an eminent art historian draws on contemporary cognitive science, 18th century theories of visual perception, and art history to discuss shadows and the visual knowledge they offer. ISBN: 0300059795. Some creasing to cover corners.
1900 ART AT THE CROSSROADS
Written by Robert Rosenblum; Mary Anne Stevens; Ann Dumas.
Stock no. 2126831
Published by Royal Academy of Arts. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition.
Large format. Card wraps. Colour and b/w photos. Published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same name at the Royal Academy of Arts, London 16th January - 3rd April 2000 and then at the Guggenheim Museum, New York 18th May - 13th September 2000. Contains essays - 'Art in 1900: Twilight or Dawn? by Rosenblum and 'The Exposition Universelle: This Vast Competition of Effort, Realisation and Victories' by Stevens. Catalogue introduction by Dumas. ISBN: 0900946822. Bumping to corners and spine. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Some page corners are creased.
DOMENICO GHIRLANDAIO ARTIST AND ARTISAN
Written by Jean K. Cadogan. Illustrated by Domenico Ghirlandaio.
Stock no. 2126249
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. A look at one of the most popular artists of fifteenth-century Florence. ISBN: 0300087209. Contents are excellent! Wrapper has a little edge-creasing with small nick/chip to one corner.
MICHELANGELO AND THE POPE'S CEILING
Written by Ross King.
Stock no. 1816281
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
The story of the four extraordinary years that Michelangelo laboured over the vast Sistine Chapel ceiling. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and colour illustrations. ISBN: 0701171197.
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.
LANDSCAPE INTO ART
Written by Kenneth Clark.
Stock no. 1816084
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2013. As new condition.
Oblong format. Blue cloth spine with gilt title. Pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations throughout. xiv and 188 pages including index. Still in original shrinkwrap!
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.