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BAROQUE ARCHITECTURE, SCULPTURE, PAINTING
Written by Rolf Toman.
Stock no. 1822055
Published by H.F. Ullmann. 1st thus 2013. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Baroque painting of the seventeenth century and the development of architecture and sculpture into the late baroque and the rococo eras, without drawing precise boundaries between them. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Extensive colour photos. ISBN: 9783848004034. Light bumping to board edges. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.

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AUTOMOTIVE JEWELRY VOLUME ONE: MASCOTS . BADGES
Written by Michael Furman.
Stock no. 1822054
Published by Coachbuilt Press. 1st 2013. Fine condition.

A celebration of the artistry and craftsmanship of the sculptural details of the world's most elegant vehicles. Representing more than twenty years of Michael Furman's efforts to photograph these iconic works of sculpture and design, in concert with comments by prominent figures in the automotive world. Large format. Black cloth boards with grey titles. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780988273313. SIGNED by Michael Furman (name only, no dedication), renowned automobile photographer. Includes original wrap-around.

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THE SCULPTURES OF HOUDON
Written by H.H. Arnason.
Stock no. 1822053
Published by Phaidon. 1st 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741-1828) was one of the greatest eighteenth-century sculptors, his works include many world-famous statues such as the Diana and the Seated Voltaire. Large format. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 0714816353. Top edge of text block browned. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF SCULPTURE
Written by William Gaunt.
Stock no. 2134658
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1966. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observers Series No. 37. 8 Colour plates and 62 monochrome reproductions from photographs. Grey boards. Small format. Spine is unevenly blackened. Page edges are browned. Name in ink to verso of front endpaper. Wrapper is very browned to spine, with edge-tears and chips; a few nicks of loss.

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THE VATICAN: ALL THE PAINTINGS
Written by Anja Grebe; Ross King.
Stock no. 1821740
Published by Black Dog & Leventhal. Circa 2013. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Every Old Master painting and fresco on display in the galleries, chapels, libraries, and palaces of the Vatican museums plus hundreds of additional treasures from the papal collection. More than 500 book pages and a supportive DVD-ROM. Large format. Introduced by Ross King. ISBN: 9781579129439. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is bumped at one corner. Still in original shrinkwrap which is starting to tear at bumped corner.

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VASSE'S 'BAMBINELLI'
Written by Bernard Blackstone.
Stock no. 1818224
Published by The Athlone Press. 1st 1994. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The child portraits of an 18th-century French sculptor. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Mostly b/w photos, some colour. 100 pages including index. ISBN: 0485114445. Slight scuffing to dustwrapper.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF SCULPTURE
Written by William Gaunt.
Stock no. 1318006
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observers Series No. 37. 8 Colour plates and 62 monochrome reproductions from photographs. Grey boards. Small format. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed, small tear and tiny hole to rear fold, top corner of front flap has been neatly removed (no text lost).

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ANN CHRISTOPHER: TO KNOW WITHOUT REMEMBERING
Written by Mary Rose Beaumont. Illustrated by Ann Christopher.
Stock no. 1817722
Published by Pangolin London. 1st 2013. Fine condition.

Exhibition catalogue of sculptures by Ann Christopher. Introduction essay by Mary Rose Beaumont. White cardwraps. 48 pages. ISBN: 9780992658212.

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'CRUCIBLE' AT GLOUCESTER CATHEDRAL 1 SEPTEMBER - 30 OCTOBER 2010
Written by Rungwe Kingdon.
Stock no. 1817686
Published by Gallery Pangolin. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition.

A celebration of many works from a great variety of sculptors which have been made in Gloucestershire and exhibited in Gloucester Cathedral. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780903770095.

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'PINSTRIPES AND POLKA DOTS': ANIMAL SIGNALS
No author listed. Illustrated by Jonathan Kingdon.
Stock no. 1817649
Published by Gallery Pangolin. 1st 2004. Fine condition.

Exhibition catalogue. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. 45 pages.

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GUY BOYD
Written by Anne Von Bertouch; Patrick Hutchings.
Stock no. 2130755
Published by Lansdowne Press. 1st 1976. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Beige cloth with gilt titles. Large pictorial onlay to front cover. Limited edition to 1,000 SIGNED and Numbered copies. B/w photos. ISBN: 0701800798. SIGNED By Boyd to special plate to prelims. This is Copy No. 252. Ex-lib. with some usual markings; bookplate removed to front endpaper, which shows marks. Foxing and marking to outer page edges. Some margin marks.

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LYNN CHADWICK
Written by William Packer. Illustrated by Lynn Chadwick.
Stock no. 1817594
Published by Gallery Pangolin. 1st 2004. Very good condition.

Square format, cardwraps. Exhibition catalogue 7 May to 29 October 2004. Covers a little grubby and bumped to lower front edge.

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