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HOKUSAI: PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS AND WOODCUTS
Written by J. Hillier. Illustrated by Katsushika Hokusai.
Stock no. 1822331
Published by Phaidon. 3rd 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Third edition with extended bibliography. Hokusai is one of the few Japanese artists whose appeal is not restricted to those who understand and appreciate the Eastern idiom in painting. This book is one of the most comprehensive and fully illustrated works on Hokusai published in English, the author describes the slow unfolding of the artist's gifts as print designer and book illustrator... Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 071481833X. A few small marks to lower edge of front board. Light browning to top edge of boards. Text block lightly browned, contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and top edges, rear panel lightly scuffed.
Large format. 288 illustrations of which 122 are in colour. Some of the lost stories and legends, now only to be read in the names of particular apples, and the ancient history of apple growing in Britain. Red boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0714824984. Spine & corners lightly bumped. Dustwrapper has a small stain to lower front edge of spine which has bled through to the front board (small). Text block lightly browned else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at corners.
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.
MILITARY DRAWINGS AND PAINTINGS IN THE COLLECTION OF HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN (2 VOLUMES)
Written by A.E. Haswell Miller; N.P. Dawnay.
Stock no. 1819800
Published by Phaidon. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Volume One: Plates. 478 illustrations, 28 in colour. Volume Two: Text. Large format. Red cloth boards, gilt titles. ISBN: 0714813826. Volume 1: text block browned, white pictorial dustwrapper is browned and faded to spine. Volume 2: Minor foxing to text block, white pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed.
With a Biographical Dictionary of Portrait Painters 1680-1914. Large format. Colour and b/w reproductions of paintings. 255 pages includes index. ISBN: 0714823864. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Dustwrapper a little scuffed.
ART AND ILLUSION A STUDY IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PICTORIAL REPRESENTATION
Written by E.H. Gombrich.
Stock no. 1812448
Published by Phaidon. 5th 1993. Fine condition.
Fifth Edition. A classic study of image-making. Cardwraps. B/w illustrations. xiv and 386 pages including index. ISBN: 0714817562. Reprint of the 5th edition. Fine conditon.
Large format. Colour photos. 296 pages. ISBN: 0714816949. Wrapper torn with a little loss and price-cut.
Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0714817163. Spine bumped, corners rubbed. Wrapper edge creased with a few tiny chips.
With a Biographical Dictionary of Portrait Painters 1680-1914. Large format. Colour and b/w reproductions of paintings. 255 pages includes index. ISBN: 0714823864.
Large square format. 352 pages. B/w plates. ISBN: 0714814113. Ex-lib. Contents very good but endpapers a little grubby with remains of library bookplates.