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THE BOOK OF DECORATIVE FURNITURE ITS FORM, COLOUR, & HISTORY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Edwin Foley. Illustrated by Edwin Foley; et al..
Stock no. 2126391
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth with gilt titles to spines; blind titles and decorations to front covers. With One Hundred Reproductions in Full-Colour Facsimile of Drawings by the Author, and One Thousand Text Illustrations; Correlated Charts of British Woodwork Styles and Contemporaries; Decorative Furnishing Accessories; Principle Trees; &c. Bumping and wear to spines, corners and cover edges. Tear to top of spine on Volume II. Other smaller nicks and chips, with some fraying to cloth. What looks like damp marks to bottom of front cover of Volume II. Spotting to covers. All plates present. Foxing, mostly to endpapers and outer page edges.

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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.

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MICHELANGELO 1475 - 1564 COMPLETE WORKS
Written by Frank Zollner; Christof Thoenes; Thomas Popper.
Stock no. 2125062
Published by Taschen. 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Very large format - heavy oversized volume! Comes complete in its own cardboard carry case. This book, presents in both words and images Michelangelo's enormous oeuvre in a truly comprehensive fashion. Beautiful shimmering cream cloth with white titles. ISBN: 9783822830550. Wrapper has some edge-creasing. Original cardboard carry case has some bumping and creasing. One part by handle is torn. An exquisite item!

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GIAMBOLOGNA: THE COMPLETE SCULPTURE
Written by Charles Avery. Illustrated by Giambologna; David Finn.
Stock no. 1815063
Published by Phaidon.Christie's. 1st 1987. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Principal photographs by David Finn. Giambologna (1529-1608) was the greatest sculptor of the age of Mannerism. Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and some colour photos of sculpture. 288 pages including index. ISBN: 0714880264. Dustwrapper lightly scuffed.

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DESIGN: VIGNELLI
Written by Germano Celant; David Revere McFadden; et al.
Stock no. 2123629
Published by Rizzoli International Publications. 1st USA 1990. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large square format. Black cloth. Bright colour photos. American Edition. ISBN: 0847811409. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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GIOTTO THE ARENA CHAPEL FRESCOES
Written by Giuseppe Basile. Illustrated by Giotto.
Stock no. 1814510
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1993. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A definitive record of one of Western art's founding treasures. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0500275424. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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EDOUARD VUILLARD
Written by Guy Cogeval; et al. Illustrated by Edouard Vuillard.
Stock no. 1814482
Published by The Montreal Museum Of Fine Arts; The National Gallery Of Art, Washington; Yale University Press. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This beautifully illustrated catalogue accompanies the most comprehensive exhibition ever devoted to the work of Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940). Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. Colour and b/w illustrations. 501 pages including index. ISBN: 0300097379. Rear panel of dustwrapper slightly grubby.

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PETER LANYON HIS PAINTING
Written by Andrew Causey; Naum Gabo.
Stock no. 2123413
Published by Aidan Ellis Publishing Limited. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Pale blue boards with gilt title to spine. This is about the Paintings and some exhibitions of abstract Cornish painter Lanyon. ISBN: 0856280003. Some light browning to cover edges. Wrapper is a bit grubby with a few closed tears and chips; minimal loss; some browning.

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THE ART OF MAURICE SENDAK
Written by Selma G. Lanes. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2122444
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1981. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Pictorial cloth. "Sendak's Life and Works are explored in affectionate detail, including many colour and b/w illustrations and folding plates, a moveable scene and a facsimile of the tiny mock-up that Sendak first made for the story that would later become Where The Wild Things Are". ISBN: 0370303865. A lovely copy.

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THE ENCHANTED WORLD OF JESSIE M. KING
Written by Colin White. Illustrated by Jessie M. King.
Stock no. 2122442
Published by Canongate Publishing Limited. 1st 1989. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Grey boards with gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w illustrations and photographs throughout. This is the first major book to be published about the life and works of Jessie M. King, who is one of the most important illustrators of the 20th century. Includes a detailed list of bibliographical information. Large format. ISBN: 0862412358. A beautiful copy!

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THE SURINAM ALBUM
Written by Julie Harvey. Illustrated by Maria Sybylla Merian.
Stock no. 1812675
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Facsimile edition with introductory booklet in custom made clamshell box. 91 watercolour facsimiles from the Maria Sibylla Merian Collection in the British Museum. Maria Sibylla Merian was one of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries' great painters of plants and animals. Limited edition of 1000. A sturdy inner panel holds the commentary volume underneath. This is bound in green cloth and printed on high-quality white laid paper. Julie Harvey of the Entomology Library at the Natural History Museum has written a fascinating introduction to Merian's work, setting it in context and providing an overview of her life and times. Due to the size of this book, if posted, it will need to be sent via courier. Small scuff mark to top of rear board (minor). Else a beautiful copy. Copy No. 16 of 1000. Clam shell case is in fine condition. Contained in original packaging from the Folio Society - polystyrene (reinforced and repaired with brown tape) and cardboard box. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE HISTORY OF PARIS IN PAINTING
Written by Georges Duby; Guy Lobrichon.
Stock no. 2121872
Published by Abbeville Press. 1st USA 2009. Fine condition.

Very large format. Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and gilt shield to front. Beautiful colour artwork throughout. Red ribbon page marker. ISBN: 9780789210463. Contained in near fine slip case that has a few light scuff marks.

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