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THE HUNDRED HEADLESS WOMAN (LA FEMME 100 TETES)
Written by Max Ernst. Illustrated by Max Ernst.
Stock no. 1815095
Published by George Braziller. 1st 1981. Very good condition.
Max Ernst's first collage novel, offering a universe of mystery, full of all the possibilities of the surreal. Yellow cardwraps. B/w illustrations. 325 pages. ISBN: 0807610240. Covers a little grubby, light rubbing to lower corner of front cover. Front cover creased across top.
GEORGE GROSZ: HIS LIFE AND WORK
Written by Uwe M. Schneede. Illustrated by George Grosz.
Stock no. 1815094
Published by Gordon Fraser. 1st 1979. Very good condition.
German-born caricaturist, illustrator, painter and writer, George Grosz (1893-1959) is one of the greatest graphic artists of our time. In tracing his artistic development, this monographs has also attempted to place him in his contemporary context. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. 182 pages including index. ISBN: 0860920194. Light browning to covers.
KLEE AND NATURE
Written by Richard Verdi. Illustrated by Paul Klee.
Stock no. 1815093
Published by A. Zwemmer. 1st 1984. Very good condition.
An introduction to the range and depth of Klee's insights into the secrets of nature. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w and a few colour illustrations. xvi and 258 pages including index. ISBN: 0302027483. Covers a little creased. Text block a little grubby. Light page edge browning.
Written by John Vernon Lord; James Michie. Illustrated by John Vernon Lord.
Stock no. 1815090
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Introduced, selected and illustrated by John Vernon Lord, Retold in Verse by James Michie. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Pictorial endpapers and b/w illustrations. xvi and 160 pages including index. ISBN: 0224025872. Light rubbing to top & tail of spine and corners. Lengthy gift inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Else contents clean. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.
Written by Christina Lodder.
Stock no. 1815089
Published by Yale University Press. 1990. Slightly better than very good condition.
One of the most exciting movements in twentieth-century art. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w and colour illustrations. viii and 328 pages including index. ISBN: 0300034067. Fourth printing.
MASTER DRAWINGS FROM THE FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT ARCHIVES
Written by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer. Illustrated by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Stock no. 1815088
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1990. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
An authoritative study of Frank Lloyd Wright's drawings from the archives at Taliesin West, Wright's last residence and studio near Scottsdale, Arizona, surveys the architect's entire career. Large format. Cream cloth boards, black title to spine and publisher's vignette to front. Colour & b/w illustrations. 303 pages including index. ISBN: 050034115X.
PEAKE'S PROGRESS: SELECTED WRITINGS AND DRAWINGS
Written by Mervyn Peake; Maeve Gilmore. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 1815087
Published by The British Library. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
New Edition. A selection compiled by Peake's late wife, Maeve Gilmore, from every period of his work as a writer and draughtsman. Includes a preface by Peake's son, Sebastian Peake. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 576 pages. ISBN: 9780712358347.
GERMAN AIRCRAFT OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR (INCLUDING HELICOPTERS AND MISSILES)
Written by Antony L. Kay; J.R. Smith. Illustrated by E.J. Creek.
Stock no. 1815086
Published by Putnam. 1st thus 2002. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Revised Edition incorporating new information and illustrations. Tracing the development of the German aircraft industry from the restrictions imposed by the 1919 Treaty of Versailles through to the rebirth of German military aviation in 1935, when the Nazi government renounced its treaty obligations. B/w photos. B/w diagrams. 400 pages including index. ISBN: 0851779204. Base of spine lightly bumped. Minor binding fault to top gutter edge of pages 137-141 (affects inner margin only). Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed with some minor foxing.
HENRI MATISSE: A RETROSPECTIVE
Written by John Elderfield. Illustrated by Henri Matisse.
Stock no. 1815085
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Published to accompany the retrospective exhibition of Henri Matisse's work at The Museum of Modern Art, New York 1992-1993. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine and publisher's vignette to front. Colour & b/w illustrations. 479 pages including index. ISBN: 0500092311. One or two minor marks to contents.
RIGGING PERIOD SHIP MODELS
Written by Lennarth Petersson.
Stock no. 1815084
Published by Chatham Publishing. 2007. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A Step-by-Step Guide to the Intricacies of Square-Rig. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w diagrams throughout. ISBN: 9781861760616. Pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded from green to blue to front and spine.
NAVAL CAMOUFLAGE 1914-1945: A COMPLETE VISUAL REFERENCE
Written by David Williams.
Stock no. 1815083
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2001. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
An authoritative history of camouflage concentrating on the British and US navies, but the camouflage patterns of enemy navies (and selected allies) are covered as well. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and a few colour. 256 pages including index. ISBN: 1861761546. Light browning to dustwrapper and slight fading to spine of dustwrapper.
CLAUDE MONET: LIFE AND ART
Written by Paul Hayes Tucker. Illustrated by Claude Monet.
Stock no. 1815082
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 1995. Very good condition.
Striking new perspectives based on a close examination of individual paintings, Monet's biography, and the multiple forces that shaped his aesthetic. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. ix and 250 pages including index. ISBN: 0300062982. Light browning to covers and page edges.