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THE WATERS OF ROME: AQUEDUCTS, FOUNTAINS, AND THE BIRTH OF THE BAROQUE CITY
Written by Katherine Wentwork Rinne.
Stock no. 1824571
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A study of the water infrastructure of Renaissance Rome andf a new understanding of how technological and scientific developments in aqueduct and fountain architecture helped turn a medieval backwater into the preeminent city of early modern Europe. Large format. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w and a few colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780300155303. Spine and corners lightly bumped and rubbed. Tiny patch of surface paper loss to verso of front endpaper. Contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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GWEN JOHN
Written by Cecily Langdale. Illustrated by Gwen John.
Stock no. 1324090
Published by Yale University Press. 1988. Very good condition.

Beginning with a fully documented biography and concluding with a complete catalogue of all John's oil paintings and a selection of her drawings. Cardwraps. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0300044844. Second printing. Covers edge worn and slightly marked. Light damp stains to top edges of first few pages. Corners tips lightly creased.

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THE RISE OF AMERICAN AIR POWER: THE CREATION OF ARMAGEDDON
Written by Michael S. Sherry.
Stock no. 1824460
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An in-depth study of the rise of American strategic bombing from the turn of the century to the end of World War II. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine on red title block. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0300036000. Thin line of fading across bottom of boards else fine. Dustwrapper is lightly browned.

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THE KING'S PICTURES: THE FORMATION AND DISPERSAL OF THE COLLECTIONS OF CHARLES I AND HIS COURTIERS
Written by Francis Haskell; Karen Serres.
Stock no. 1824437
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 2013. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The greatest paintings in today's most famous museums were once part of a fluid exchange determined by volatile political fortunes. In the first half of the seventeenth century, masterpieces by Titian, Raphael and Leonardo, among others, were the object of fervent pursuit on the part of a network of art connoisseurs. Francis Haskell traces the fate of the collections extracted from Italy, Spain and France by King Charles I and his circle. Large format. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780300190120. A fine copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is creased and scuffed to rear panel.

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ALFRED STIEGLITZ: A LEGACY OF LIGHT
Written by Katherine Hoffman. Illustrated by Alfred Stieglitz.
Stock no. 1824244
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A compelling portrait of the American photographer's life and art from 1915 to 1946, focusing on his American works, issues of identity, and the rise of modernism in America. Black cloth boards, white titles. B/w photos and a few colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780300134452. Very minor foxing to top edge of text block. Contents are clean. White pictorial dustwrapper has a few small marks.

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THE MAKING OF THE ENGLISH GARDENER
Written by Margaret Willes.
Stock no. 2140734
Published by Yale University Press. Circa 2011. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. Plants, Books and Inspiration 1560-1660. ISBN: 9780300163827. 2nd printing.

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TILMAN RIEMENSCHNEIDER MASTER SCULPTOR OF THE LATE MIDDLE AGES
Written by Julien Chapuis; Michael Baxandall; et al.
Stock no. 2139075
Published by The National Gallery Of Art, Washington; The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Yale University Press. Circa 1999. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Black cloth with silver title to spine. For the exhibition held at the National Gallery of Art, Washington 3rd October 1999-9th January 2000 and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 7th February - 14th May 2000. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0300081626. Bumping to a couple of corners. A few marks to endpapers and browning to outer page edges. Pencil annotations in margins to some pages. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small tears and chips.

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ORIGINS OF EUROPEAN PRINTMAKING: FIFTEENTH-CENTURY WOODCUTS AND THEIR PUBLIC
Written by Peter Parshall; Rainer Schoch; David S. Areford; Richard S. Field; Peter Schmidt.
Stock no. 2139072
Published by The National Gallery Of Art, Washington; Yale University Press. 1st USA 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Dark orange cloth with black title to spine. For the exhibition held in Washington September 4th - November 27th 2005 and in Nuremberg December 14th 2005 - March 19th 2006. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0300113390. Some light browning to outer page edges.

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FLEMISH ART AND ARCHITECTURE 1585-1700
Written by Hans Vlieghe; Nikolaus Pevsner.
Stock no. 2139038
Published by Yale University Press. Circa 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pelican History of Art Series. Large format. Card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0300104693. 2nd printing.

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PAINTING IN RENAISSANCE FLORENCE 1500-1550
Written by David Franklin.
Stock no. 2139037
Published by Yale University Press. 2001. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0300083998. Light page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks; faded to spine.

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FRA ANGELICO AT SAN MARCO
Written by William Hood.
Stock no. 2139032
Published by Yale University Press. 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0300057342. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased. Previous owner's bookplate to title page.

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THE SCULPTURE OF JACOPO SANSOVINO (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Bruce Boucher.
Stock no. 2139020
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Black cloth with gilt titles to spines. Colour photos. ISBN: 0300047592. Some light wear to covers. Pale page edge browning. Previous owner's bookplates stuck to each title page. Wrappers have light edge-creasing.

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