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The Artists of the World: Biographical Index By Profession - Volume 3 Goldsmith (Croatia) - Graphic Artist (Great Britain)

By: Thomson Gale

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Munich, K. G. Saur: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006584

ISBN: 3598247079

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal wear. Very clean. HEAVY VOLUME - ADDITIONAL POSTAGE PAYABLE BY OVERSEAS BUYERS. 946pp View more info

Early Christian Art: From the Rise of Christianity to the Death of Theodosius

By: Andre Grabar

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: New York, Odyssey Press: 1968

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 011464

Condition: Good


Clipped jacket has heavy wear with chipping and loss of laminate at head of spine and adjacent area. Light wear to cloth. Moderate foxing to edges of page-block. Light foxing to maps at rear. Former owner's label to ffep - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 326pp View more info

Treasures of Prehistoric Art.

By: Andre Leroi-Gourhan

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 020311

ISBN: 0810904268

Condition: Very Good


Jacket has some scrapes...mainly to top front edge. Book very clean. Binding tight. Undated. First published in English in 1967 but this is later. 543pp Very heavy volume, so no international shipping. View more info

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Complexity: Architecture /Art /Philosophy

By: Andrew Benjamin (Editor)

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: United Kingdom, Academy Editions: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005153

ISBN: 1854904175

Condition: Good


Moderate wear to covers. Spine uncreased. Internally clean. 96pp View more info

Drawing: Forms, Techniques, Meanings

By: Annamaria Petrioli Tofani, Simonetta Prosperi Valenti Rodino and Gianni Carlo Sciolla

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Italy, Istituto Bancario San Paolo Di Torino: 1991

Edition: First English Language Edition

Seller ID: 019476

Condition: Good


Moderate general wear to cloth. Light foxing to edges of page-block. Light foxing to pastedowns and feps. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 251pp View more info

Art & Artists of South Africa: An Illustrated Biographical Dictionary and Historical Survey of Painters, Sculptors & Graphic Artists Since 1875

By: Berman, Esme

Price: $60.00  $54.00

Publisher: Cape Town, Balkema: 1970

Edition: Limited Edition of 200 Copies

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 013277

Condition: Good


Jacket has moderate general wear and a few tiny nicks. Tape marks to flaps. No real tears. Leather to spine extending 4cm on to boards. Light foxing to edges of page-block. Tape stains to pastedowns and feps - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. Signed by author and numbered 90 of 200 copies. 368pp View more info

Peasant Art in Austria and Hungary

By: Charles Holme (editor)

Price: $55.00  $49.50

Publisher: London, The Stufio: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019106

Condition: Good


Moderate general wear to cloth and leather plus a ding and small tear to top front corner. Cloth in decorative folk art bird and tree pattern. Green leather with horizontal ridges to the spine. So, rebound. There is a minor water stain to the top corner of the front patedown (associated with the ding and tear) plus a similr mark to the facing ffep. A small code number to bottom of ffep. Otherwise internally very clean. Binding tight. 30pp plus 815 plates View more info

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Drawing the Female Nude

By: Civardi, Giovanni

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016707

ISBN: 0289800900

Condition: Good


Covers have light general wear. Spine not creased. Front flap clipped. Internally clean.156pp View more info

A Treasury of Romanesque Art: Metalwork, Illuminations and Sculpture from the Valley of the Meuse

By: Collon-Gevaert, Suzanne;Stiennon, Jacques;Lejeune, Jean

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon Press: 1972

Edition: First English Laguage Edition

Seller ID: 008274

ISBN: 0714814210

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped jacket has moderate wear and 3 very small tears to head of spine. Light wear to cloth. Internally clean. Binding tight. Slipcase has moderate wear and some foxing. 327pp NO INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING View more info

Wall Painting in Roman Britain

By: Davey, Norman; Ling, Roger

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: England, Alan Sutton: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014770

Condition: Good


Covers have moderate to heavy general wear. Also some moderate stains. A few pale stains to top edge of page-block adjacent to spine. Internally very clean. Binding sound. A sheet of transparenicies in rear pocket. 231pp View more info

Into the Light: 150 Years of Cultural Treasures at the University of Sydney

By: David Malouf et al

Price: $18.00  $16.20

Publisher: Melbourne, The MIegunyah Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015378

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 175pp View more info

An Atlas of Anatomy for Artists

By: Fritz Schider

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1957

Edition: Revised Third Edition

Seller ID: 002805

Condition: Good


Jacket has heavy wear, tears and some losses. Previous owner's name of front pastedown. Pages have even age-toning. 189 plates. View more info

Arte Sarda

By: G. V. Arata and G. Biasi

Price: $80.00  $72.00

Publisher: Milan, S. A. Fratelli Treves Editori: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016633

Condition: Fair


Cloth has moderate general wear plus a few small stains. Some foxing to feps plus very feint foxing to some page margins. Partially erased name and date to title-page. There is some slackness to spine and hinges have tape repairs. All pages secure. Unpaginated 16 colour plates and 374 black and white plates. View more info

Sign, Image and Symbol

By: Gyorgy Kepes (Editor)

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1966

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 009309

Condition: Good


Unclipped jacket has moderate general wear, chipping to top edge, a 3cm tear (repaired with acid-free tape) and some creasing. Moderate wear to cloth. Age-toning to edges of page block. Moderate foxing to endpapers and pastedowns - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 282pp View more info

Classified Directory of Artists' Signatures, Symbols and Monograms

By: H. H. Caplan

Price: $70.00  $63.00

Publisher: London, George Prior Publishers: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019639

ISBN: 0860430049

Condition: Fair


All the usual library additions and remnants. Hinges split but page-block secure. VERY HEAVY VOLUME. NO INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING. 738pp View more info

Design Focus

By: Hal Missingham

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Van Nostrand Reinhold Australia: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020430

ISBN: 0442250231

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear to jacket. No tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. Design ideas for architects, painters, sculptors, weavers, fabric designers, print makers, silversmiths and jewellers. 224pp View more info

Looking at South African Art: A Guide to the Study and Appreciation of Art

By: Harmsen, Frieda;Kempff, Katinka;De Jager, J.

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: Pretoria, South Africa, J.L. van Schaik: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012231

ISBN: 0627014119

Condition: Good


Jacket has moderate general wear, minor chipping and is age-toned. Moderate foxing to edges of page-block. Former owner's name to ffep and small spot of foxing to title-page - otherwise internally clen. Binding tight. 341pp View more info

Painting Australian Landscapes

By: Hays, Jim

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Bay Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018297

ISBN: 1863781358

Condition: Very Good


Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 96pp View more info

American Visions: The Epic History of Art in America

By: Hughes, Robert

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Harvill Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 018007

ISBN: 186046372X

Condition: Good


Unclipped jacket has light wear and no tears. Two small spots to top edge of page-block. A couple of pages have very minor abrasions where pages have stuck. Otherwise internally clean. Former owner's name and date to half-title page. Signed by Robert Hughes to same page. Binding tight. 635pp View more info

American Visions: The Epic History of Art in America

By: Hughes, Robert

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Harvill Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 018818

ISBN: 186046372X

Condition: Good


Jacket has light general wear and no tears. Minimal foxing to feps. Top tip of ffep and half-title page clipped. Otherwise internally clean. Signed by Robert Hughes to half-title page. Binding tight. 635pp View more info

Omega and After: Bloomsbury and the Decorative Arts

By: Isabelle Anscombe

Price: $18.00  $16.20

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018355

ISBN: 0500233373

Condition: Very Good


Jacket has moderate wear plus a 2mm nick to front flap. Light wear to cloth. Book clean. Binding tight.176pp View more info

The Shorter Dictionary of Artists' Signatures : Including Monograms and Symbols

By: Jackson, Radway

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: London, W. Foulsham & Co.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014138

ISBN: 0572008988

Condition: Very Good


Jacket is heavily sunned. No tears. Minor age-tonng to edges of page-block. Internally clean. Binding tight. 224pp View more info

The Impact of Modern Paints

By: Jo Crook; Tom Learner

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Tate Gallery Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018909

ISBN: 1854372874

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 192pp View more info

Colour and Meaning: Art, Science and Symbolism

By: John Gage

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2000

Edition: First Paper Edition

Seller ID: 020143

ISBN: 0500282153

Condition: Good


Light general wear to covers. Spine not creased. internally clean. 320pp View more info

The Art of Captain Cook's Voyages: Vol II The Voyage of the Resolution and Adventure 1772-1775 : With a Descriptive Catalogue of All Known Original Drawings

By: Joppien, Rudiger; Smith, Bernard

Price: $70.00  $63.00

Publisher: England, Oxford University Press: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 017776

ISBN: 0300034512

Condition: Very Good


Jacket has light generalwear and no tears. Protected in Mylar cover (not taped to jacket or book). Minor curve to front board. Internally clean. Binding tight. 274pp View more info

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The Monument: Art and Vulgarity in Saddam Hussein's Iraq

By: Kanan Makiya

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: London, I.B.Tauris: 2004

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 019042

ISBN: 1860649661

Condition: Very Good


Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. A small area of eraser rubbing to top corner of half-title page. Otherwise internally clean. 153pp View more info

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C.F.A. Voysey: Arts & Crafts Designer

By: Karen Livingstone

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: London, V & A Publishing: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020550

ISBN: 1851778543

Condition: Near Fine


Book and jacket very clean. Binding tight. 320pp View more info

The Goldsmith of Florence: A Book of Great Craftmen

By: Katherine Gibson

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008013

Condition: Fair


Re-bound in libary boards which have heavy wear. The usual library additions and remnants. Age-toning to edges of page block. Minor marks to prelimininaries and a couple single pen marks to margin of a couple of pages only. Page 114 printed upside down and repair to pages 207/208. Text and plates clean. Binding tight. A reading copy. 209pp View more info

D H Lawrence's Paintings

By: Keith Sagar (Introduction)

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: London, Chaucer Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019193

ISBN: 1904449174

Condition: Very Good


Jacket has light general wear and no tears. Protected in mylar cover (Not taped). A small area of eraser rubbing to top corner of half-title page, otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 160pp View more info

The Russian Style

By: Kirichenko, Evgenia

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: London, Laurence King Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017507

ISBN: 1856690040

Condition: Good


Jacket has light general wear and no tears. Light wear to cloth. Some foxing to top edge of page-block. Internally clean. Binding tight. 288pp HEAVY VOLUME - NO INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING View more info

Symmography: Linear Thread Design.

By: Laura Sarff and Jan Harem

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Worcester, Massachusetts, Davis Publications: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019730

ISBN: 0871921049

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear to boards. Internally clean. Binding tight. 84pp View more info

Ascent: Frances Hodgkins Commemorative Issue

By: Leo Bensemann and Barbara Brooke

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Christchurch, New Zealand, The Caxton Press: 1969

Edition: Periodical

Seller ID: 006337

Condition: Fair to Good


Covers have moderate general wear. Spine not creased. Some insect damage to edge of rear cover. Small label mark to top front corner of cover. Internally clean. 76pp View more info

Egyptian art: Principles and themes in wall scenes (Prism archaeological series)

By: Leonie Donovan and Kim McCorquodale (Editors)

Price: $85.00  $76.50

Publisher: Guizeh, Egypt, Prism Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020576

ISBN: 977305232X

Condition: Good


Covers have moderate general wear. Spine not creased. Some bumping to bottom corner of page-block and edge of last couple of pages. Otherwise internally clean. 276pp plus plates. View more info

The Art of Botanical Illustration : a History of the Classic Illustrators and Their Achievements

By: Lys De Bray

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: England, Eagle Editions: 2001

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 001117

ISBN: 1861604254

Condition: Good


Crease to top right hand corner of cover. Very clean. 192pp View more info

The Etruscans: Their History, Art and Architecture

By: Maja Sprenger and Gilda Bartoloni

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: Nbew York, Harry N Abrams: 1983

Edition: First English Language Edition

Seller ID: 014521

ISBN: 0810908670

Condition: Good


Jacket has moderate general wear and no tears. Some minor marking to cloth. Light foxing to edges of page-block. A couple of minor marks to title-page only - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 176pp plus plates. View more info

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Immersed in Technology: Art and Virtual Environments

By: Mary Anne Moser (Editor)

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, MIT Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008560

ISBN: 0262133148

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 339pp View more info

Image for Treasures: Highlights of the Cultural Collections of the University of Melbourne

Treasures: Highlights of the Cultural Collections of the University of Melbourne

By: McAuliffe, Chris; Yule, Peter

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Melbourne, The MIegunyah Press: 2003

Edition: Edition of 1750 Copies

Seller ID: 016465

ISBN: 0522850685

Condition: Good to Very Good


Jacket has light general wear plus a moderate bump to head of spine. Corresponding bump to cloth. Internally clean. Binding tight. 315pp View more info

Designing Australia: Readings in the History of Design

By: Michael Bogle (Editor)

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: Annandale, New South Wales, Pluto Press Australia: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019388

ISBN: 1864031735

Condition: Very Good


Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 250pp View more info

Hidden Histories: 20th Century Male Same Sex Lovers In The Visual Arts

By: Michael Petry

Price: $18.00  $16.20

Publisher: London, Artmedia Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013530

ISBN: 190288910X

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 144pp View more info

Triumph of Light and Nature: Nordic Art 1740-1940

By: Neil Kent

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1992

Edition: First Paper Edition

Seller ID: 018950

ISBN: 0500276595

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Light foxing to top edge of page block. Internally clean. 240pp View more info

The Paintings of the Bay of Natal

By: Nigel Hughes

Price: $90.00  $81.00

Publisher: South Africa, Mertrade: 2001

Edition: Standard Edition of 850 Copies

Seller ID: 013598

ISBN: 0620275561

Condition: Good


Jacket has light general wear plus a few spots of foxing to inside. Foxing to pastedowns and feps - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. Numbered 998 of 1000. (remaining 150 copies were the special edition). 196pp View more info

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Imagined Battles: Reflections of War in European Art

By: Paret, Peter

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016539

ISBN: 0807823562

Condition: Very Good


Jacket has light general wear plus a tiny nick to top front. Small presentation label on half title page to 'Betty' (Churcher). Otherwise internally clean. 121pp View more info

Image for A Mosaic Menagerie: Creatures of Land, Sea and Sky in Romano-British Mosaics (BAR British Series)

A Mosaic Menagerie: Creatures of Land, Sea and Sky in Romano-British Mosaics (BAR British Series)

By: Patricia Witts

Price: $80.00  $72.00

Publisher: England, British Archaeological Reports Oxford: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019346

ISBN: 1407315412

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. internally clean. 266pp View more info

Image for Venetian Colour: Marble, Mosaic, Painting and Glass 1250-1550

Venetian Colour: Marble, Mosaic, Painting and Glass 1250-1550

By: Paul Hills

Price: $80.00  $72.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connectict, Yale University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019094

ISBN: 0300081359

Condition: Very Good


Jacket has moderate general wear plus a tiny nick at foot of spine and an even smaller one at top. For very small spots to fore-edge of page-block only. Internally clean. Binding tight. 247pp View more info

Watercolours

By: Per Amann (Editor)

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: London, Artline Editions: 1990

Edition: First English Language Edition

Seller ID: 004954

ISBN: 1871487196

Condition: Good to Very Good


Jacket has light general wear but a 14cm x 4 cm loss to top rear. Mylar covered (not taped to jacket). Internally clean. Binding tight. 163pp View more info

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Patterns in Design, Art and Architecture

By: Petra Schmidt, Annette Tietenberg and Ralf Wollheim (Editors)

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: Basel, Switzerland, Birkhauser: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019324

ISBN: 3764371846

Condition: Very Good


Book very clean. Binding tight. Protected in clear Mylar cover (not taped to book). 332pp View more info

St Petersburg 1900

By: Petrova, Yevgenia, et al

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Perth, Art Gallery of Western Australia: 2005

Edition: Exhibition Publication

Seller ID: 018578

ISBN: 097501689X

Condition: Good


Covers have light general wear plus creasing to spine. Internally clean. Binding sound. 175pp View more info

Image for The Spanish Portrait: From El Greco To Picasso

The Spanish Portrait: From El Greco To Picasso

By: Portus, Javier

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: London, Scala Books: 2004

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 012624

ISBN: 185759374X

Condition: Very Good


Minor wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 398pp View more info

Art in Paper

By: Ritchie, Carson I.A.

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: New Jersey, A. S. Barnes and Company: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009583

ISBN: 0498014894

Condition: Good


Unclipped jacket has moderate general wear with chipping and small tears to head and foot of spine. A 2cm tear to top rear. A few very small stains to top edge of page block only. Internally clean. Binding tight. View more info

Art of the Celts, The

By: Sandison, David

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Hamlyn: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002375

ISBN: 0600593932

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket has light wear and minimal bumping to top of spine. Book very clean. 96pp View more info