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#1 - SPRING 2003

By: PHILLIPS, Charlie (ed.)

Price: €15.00

Publisher: London, Haunch of Venison, 2003


Tall quarto, stiff pictorial wraps, 8 leaves including covers, colour and mono. illustrations. A very good, clean and sound copy. First issue, featuring Rachel Whiteread, Robert Ryman and Wim Wenders. View more info

19th CENTURY REALIST ART

By: NEEDHAM, Graham

Price: €13.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, 1988


Octavo, publisher's white pictorial wraps, xvii + 350pp., mono. illustrations. Just a little creasing at wraps. A very good, clean and sound copy. View more info

A BRIGHT REMEMBRANCE: THE DIARIES OF JULIA CARTWRIGHT 1851-1924

By: EMANUEL, Angela (ed.)

Price: €12.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1989


Large octavo, xii + 321pp. Pages lightly tanned. A very good, clean and sound copy in like dustwrapper. View more info

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A CATALOGUE OF THE ARMENIAN MANUSCRIPTS [two volumes]

By: The Chester Beatty Library, intr. Der Nersessian

Price: €395.00

Publisher: Dublin, Hodges Figgis & Co. Ltd, 1958


Two volumes, folio, maroon cloth, gilt title at spines; vol. I (text) xv + 216pp., vol. II (plates) vii + 66 full-page illustrations. Very minor marks at cloth, light marginal foxing at colour fronts., a touch of light endpaper and edge-foxing, slightly affecting margins, nothing at all significant. Otherwise a clean, little-used set, sound and square in removable clear archival wraps. Extremely heavy. Please ask for shipping rate if outside Spain. View more info

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A HANDBOOK OF PICTORIAL ART

By: TYRWHITT, R. St. John

Price: €40.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1875

Edition: Second Edition.


(With a chapter on Perspective by A. MacDonald) Octavo, full panelled calf with decorations in blind, gilt lettering at spine, armorial gilt at front board ('VR'), marbled endpapers, colour fronts., x + 384pp., all edges tinted red, full-page colour and mono. illustrations. Full-page mono. and colour illustrations, text illustrations. Very small marginal stain at prelims., fronts., title., minimal; very minor and very inextensive foxing, colour plates with a touch of soi... View more info

A HANDBOOK OF ROMANESQUE ART

By: TIMMERS, J.J.M.

Price: €10.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1969

Edition: First Edition


Octavo, 240pp., profusely illustrated in mono. and colour. A very good, clean and sound copy in like dustwrapper. View more info

A HISTORY OF ANCIENT CHRISTIANITY AND SACRED ART IN ITALY

By: HEMANS, Charles I.

Price: €120.00

Publisher: Florence, Printed By M. Cellini, 1866

Edition: First Edition


Small octavo, dark green half morocco, gilt in five compartments, 599pp. Any browing chiefly confined to edges, margins (inextensive) and endpapers (very light). Green ribbon page marker just intact. Some very light rubbing at extremities, and no significant defects. A sound, well-preserved copy, with the original seller's ticket at front paste-down. (Edward Goodban, Florence) View more info

A HISTORY OF BRITISH DESIGN 1830-1970

By: MacCARTHY, Fiona

Price: €25.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin, 1979


Octavo, 136pp., mono. photo. illustrations. No remarkable wear. A very good, clean and sound copy in like dustwrapper. View more info

A HISTORY OF EUROPEAN PICTURE FRAMES

By: MITCHELL, Paul, and ROBERTS, Lynn

Price: €20.00

Publisher: London, Paul Mitchell Limited, 1996


(Published in association with Merrell Holbertson) Quarto, 136pp., mono. illustrations. Interior dustwrapper margin with foxing, not visible at exterior; exremely minor wear at margins, scarcely remarkable. Book very good. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. View more info

A HISTORY OF RUSSIAN PAINTING

By: BIRD, Alan

Price: €28.00

Publisher: Oxford, Phaidon, 1987

Edition: First Edition.


Quarto, 303pp., mono. and colour illustrations. Unclipped dustwrapper with light foxing (visible inside only), and a few minor marks; book very good. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. View more info

A PAINTER'S PLACE: BANKS HEAD, CUMBERLAND 1924-31

By: COLLINS, Judith (intr.)

Price: €16.50

Publisher: Kendal, Abbot Hall Gallery with Redcliffe Press, 1991


(Exhibition organised by Abbot Hall Art Gallery & Museums) Slim quarto, publisher's pictorial wraps, 59pp., colour and mono. illustrations. A little light creasing at final few leaves and rear wrap, nothing at all significant. A very good, clean and sound copy. (Ben Niholson, Winifred Nicholson, Ivon Hitchens, Christopher Wood and Paul Nash) View more info

A PORTRAIT OF GEORGIAN LONDON BASED ON ACKERMANN'S "THE MICROCOSM OF LONDON"

By: ST. AUBYN, Fiona

Price: €40.00

Publisher: Churt, David Leader, 1985


Landscape quarto, map endpapers, 206pp., full-page colour illustrations. Slightly shaken, dustwrapper a touch stretched, but still a good, sound copy, presentable in clear protective wrap. Collection of eight modern prints from Ackermann's Theatre 'thrown in'. View more info

A PRELUDE TO MODERN SCIENCE BEING A DISCUSSION OF THE HISTORY, SOURCES AND CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE 'TABULAE ANATOMICAE SEX' OF VESALIUS

By: SINGER, Charles, and RABIN, C.

Price: €65.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press for the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum, 1946


Small folio, lxxxvi, line illustrations, 58pp., six folding linen-back plates (facsimile of the Tabulae) at rear. Dustwrapper quite foxed, and with just a little chipping at edges; some foxing at front, endpaper, reverse of plates browned, book without remarkable wear. Text clean. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. View more info

A PROSPECT OF BRITAIN: THE TOWN PANORAMAS OF SAMUEL AND NATHANIEL BUCK

By: HYDE, Ralph

Price: €45.00

Publisher: London, Pavilion Books, 1994


Landscape folio, 224pp., illustrations in text, 83 mono reproduction plates following. Edges a little tanned, very slight edge-wear at final few leaves, nothing at all significant. A very good, clean and sound copy in like, unclipped dustwrapper, presentable in removable clear protective wrap. View more info

A THOUSAND YEARS OF HUNGARIAN MASTERPIECES

By: KERESZTURY, Dezso (intr.), trans. Jerry Payne

Price: €50.00

Publisher: Budapest, Corvina Kiado, 1988


Large quarto, unpaginated, unpaginated, 564 colour and mono. captioned illustrations following introduction. A little shaken, and with some light creasing at dustwrapper, and no significant defects. Signed and dated by Christa Grössinger at rear paste-down endpaper. A very good, clean copy. View more info