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African Art Books & Ephemera

Designs by Erte: fashion drawings and illustrations from Harper's Bazaar

Designs by Erte: fashion drawings and illustrations from Harper's Bazaar

by Blum, Stella & Erte

U.S.A: Dover Publications Inc.. Good. 1976. New edition. Paperback. 0486233979 . Clean, tightly bound larger format paperback, card covers slightly rubbed at edges, but generally appears little used, no inscriptions. xiii + 129 pages, introduction by Stella Blum, 8 magazine covers on plates, 310 illustrations in the text; .
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£5.00
Masterpieces from the Hermitage, Leningrad: Western European art of the  15th - 20th centuries

Masterpieces from the Hermitage, Leningrad: Western European art of the 15th - 20th centuries

by Various

Australia: International Cultural Corporation of Australia. Very Good. 1988. First Edition. Softcover. 0642131910 . Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, spine uncreased, appears little used. 120 pages, 30 colour & several b/w illustrations in the text, notes, bibliography ; .
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£5.00
The citadel: the paintings of David Leverett from 1988 to 1994

The citadel: the paintings of David Leverett from 1988 to 1994

by Leverett, David

Primary Place Publishing. Fine. 1994. First Edition. Softcover. Clean and tightly bound larger format paperback original, no inscriptions, appears as new. 64 pages, foreword by Maya Angelou, many illustrations in colour, list of exhibitions .
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£6.25
Remember me

Remember me

by Schnabel, Lola

U.S.A: Perceval Press. Fine. 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. 0972143629 . Very clean, tightly bound hardback book, signed and numbered by the artist (442/1000), else unmarked, as new. 32 pages, colour illustrations; Signed by Author .
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£6.75
Impressionism to symbolism: the Belgian avant-garde, 1880 - 1900

Impressionism to symbolism: the Belgian avant-garde, 1880 - 1900

by Stevens, Mary Anne & Robert Hoozee

Royal Academy of Arts. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. 0900946466 . Very clean, tightly bound larger format book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears virtually as new. 296 pages, colour & b/w illustrations, chronology, bibliography, index. Heavy book, 2kg unpacked, so additional postage may be requested .
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£23.00
Nouvelle-Irlande: Arts du Pacifique Sud

Nouvelle-Irlande: Arts du Pacifique Sud

by Gunn, Michael & Philippe Peltier (sous la direction de)

Paris: Musée du quai Branly, 2007 304 pages; more than 20 essays with illustrations; 131 color plates. French text.. First Edition. Pictorial Wrapper (softcover). Fine. 4to. Exhibition Catalogue.
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$100.00
Gems

Gems

by Robert Webster

*Gems: Their sources, descriptions and identification -by Robert Webster F.G.A.-Revised impression 1972- 2nd edition, very large very heavy book, blackboards, embossed gold diamond shape front titling on spine in gold with a blue background, black buckram boards, bottom corners lightly bumped... Printed on extremely nice Chrome gloss expensive paper, almost photo quality. Slight amount of yellowing on page edges. comprehensive index in the back filled with full color photos and exacting black and white... Read more
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$50.00
Treasury of Australian Kitsch

Treasury of Australian Kitsch

by Humphries, Barry

Australia: Macmillan. Very Good. 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. 0333299558 . large format (10½" x 7½") hardback, neat bookplate on the front endpaper but very clean & tightly bound, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has minor edgewear. 96 pages, fully illustrated throughout by b/w & colour photos, with hilarious commentary by Mr Humphries. A real eye-opener this one, should go over very well in Essex.; Large format .
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£6.25
Fabulous Finds: How Expert Appraiser Lee Drexler Sold Wall Street's ""Charging Bull, "" Found Hidden Treasures and Mingled with the Rich & Famous

Fabulous Finds: How Expert Appraiser Lee Drexler Sold Wall Street's ""Charging Bull, "" Found Hidden Treasures and Mingled with the Rich & Famous

by J. Lee Drexler, James R. Cohen

* gift able-cover is a glossy blue with minimal wear -inscribed to the previous owner possibly by the authors- small amount where on the edges of its pages – glued spine tight –no creases –Fabulous Finds: How Expert Appraiser Lee Drexler Sold Wall Street's ""Charging Bull, "" Found Hidden Treasures and Mingled with the Rich & Famous - Offering an insider's look at the exciting modern art scene, this guide dishes out revealing stories and memorable encounters with the rich and famous--including Dr.... Read more
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$10.00
Henri Rousseau

Henri Rousseau

by Rich,Daniel Catton

exquisitely printed- plates-green cloth hardcovergas dust jacket missing- 79 pages- 67 plates- 11,500 copies of this book have been printed in January 1942 for the trustees the Museum of modern Art by the plantin press New YorkThis sumptuously illustrated book provides not only a comprehensive overview of Rousseau's career, but also penetrating insights into his inspiration. With large, color reproductions of his paintings, many previously unpublished illustrations of his sources and influences, and a... Read more
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$25.00
The A-Z of Art The World's Greatest and Most Popular Artists and Their Works

The A-Z of Art The World's Greatest and Most Popular Artists and Their Works

by Nicola; Libby Anson Hodge

Indispensable art book is a comprehensive guide to 386 of the world's best-known artists from medieval times to the present day-Carlton Publishing Group, 2002. paperback. Hardcover. Very Good +. The book is clean the cover is bright the findings intact there is one small bent corner on top right of the book, pages are unmarked nice illustrations of each work report discussed An indispensable art book is a comprehensive guide to 386 of the world's best-known artists from medieval times to the present... Read more
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$15.00
Jade

Jade

by Palmer, J. P

*Jade SPRING BOOKS, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1967. J. P. Palmer, an Assistant Keeper at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, has provided a comprehensive introduction to the fascinating story of jade~what it is, where it came from, how it was carved and how it was used.. Good/none. see pictures Jade a spring art book...this is a light green cloth covered book with one Japanese symbol on the cover embossed gold. Gold letters named Jade in the name of the author on the spine the spine is in good shape there is... Read more
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$15.00
Robert Dandarov: paintings, drawings and two etchings

Robert Dandarov: paintings, drawings and two etchings

by Stojanovska, Ana Frangovska & Dandarov, Robert

Macedonia: National Gallery of Macedonia. Very Good. 2009. First Edition. Softcover. 9989196427 . Clean paperback original, gift inscription signed by the artist on the first page, otherwise unmarked, appears little used. 32 pages, colour & b/w illustrations in the text. Limited edition of 500 copies, not numbered ; Signed by Illustrator .
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£11.25
ATEA, Nature and Divinity in Polynesia

ATEA, Nature and Divinity in Polynesia

by Nuku, Maia

New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019 48 pages; numerous color illustrations; endnotes. Polynesian relationships with their Divinity as expressed through their artwork The Met Bulletin Winter 2019,Clean throughout; tight binding.. Pictorial Wrapper (softcover). Fine. 4to. Museum Bulletin.
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$10.00
The Arts in America: The 19th Century

The Arts in America: The 19th Century

by Wendell D. Garrett (Author), Paul F. Norton (Author), Alan Gowans.- Joseph T. Butler, John Garrett, Eugene Field

*The Arts in America: The 19th Century Hardcover - excellent copy- huge hardcover beautifully bound- beige board wrapped in maroon cloth on spine,-Wonderfully researched, indexed, comprehensive and straight forwardly written, sufficient to equip those to use it in the full to find the way about the subject for themselves- spine-very good with no tearing. Pages are very good readable , a certain amount of minutiae on page edges, some shelve ware. - Grading books can be subjective pictures provided for... Read more
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$18.99
The works

The works

by Cook, Beryl

John Murray and Gallery Five. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1978. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0719535565 . Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket (no printed price). A lovely copy of her first collection of paintings, with Beryl herself providing an introduction and commentary .
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£6.00
Idylls of the King

Idylls of the King

by Gustave Dore

*Doré's Illustrations for "Idylls of the King" (Dover Fine Art, History of Art) - some wrinkles on its cover not the finest copy - however pages are un marked the etchings are still good, corner is rolled the first few pages, some folds there, some minutiae on its covers at edges - magazine sized publication- grading books can be subjective pictures provided for you review... .. Doré's Illustrations for "Idylls of the King" (Dover Fine Art, History of Art) -Gustave Dore -Dover Publications June 23,... Read more
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$12.99
Ciurlionis Vilniuje [Ciurlionis in Vilnius]

Ciurlionis Vilniuje [Ciurlionis in Vilnius]

by Urbonas, Stasys

Lithuania: Leidykla Kronta. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. 6094010698 . Clean hardback tightly bound in glossy pictorial boards, gift inscription on title page else appears little used. Unpaginated (c80 pages), colour & a few b/w illustrations. Text in Lithuanian, English, and Russian .
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£10.00
Dreamlands: Des Parcs d'Attraction aux Cites du Futur Album (French Edition)

Dreamlands: Des Parcs d'Attraction aux Cites du Futur Album (French Edition)

by Didier Ottinger

*Dreamlands: Des Parcs d'Attraction aux Cites du Futur Album (French Edition) -Didier Ottinger,Large catalog of dreamlands exhibit May to August 2010 , the book has a minimal amount of wear on its edges lightly-used -includes a little pamphlet about the exhibit itself along with a map of the exhibit, which gives some history of Dreamland itself originally started at Coney Island, New York 1904. Filled with a lot of great color & black-and-white photographs of The Works featured at the exhibit.good... Read more
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$17.99
The enchanted river: 200 years of the Royal Watercolour Society

The enchanted river: 200 years of the Royal Watercolour Society

by Fenwick, Simon

Sansom & Co. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. 1904537103 . Very clean & tightly bound larger format hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. + 208 pages, colour & b/w illustrations in the text, notes, bibliography, index .
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£10.00
From Russia With Love Costumes for the Ballets Russes 1909-1933

From Russia With Love Costumes for the Ballets Russes 1909-1933

by Roger Leong

*Beautiful examples of costumes used during Ballets Russes 1909 - 1933 under the direction of Serge Diagheiv, traces the story of how the Ballets Russes -- Through the - work of the companies designers? Costumes, original drawings, sets evoking the magical sights, sounds , sense of a ballets russes performance.. Showing how Ballet can be a social occasion, family event young and old, celebration of movement, courage, just line, Beauty. , a profound aesthetic experience... beautiful quilting work on many... Read more
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$30.00
Chinese Cloisonne The Clague Collection

Chinese Cloisonne The Clague Collection

by Brown, Claudia

Phoenix Art Museum, 1980. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. HARDCOVER. Well-kept, clean copy in thick boards. 79 full page plates of beautiful Chinese metalwork, with many in color. Covers bright with mild rubbing to edges, and mini tear at spine gutter. .
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$145.00
The art book 2010: illustration

The art book 2010: illustration

by Pidgeon, John

John Pidgeon Consultancy. Fine with No dust jacket as issued. 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. Larger format hardback tightly bound in pictorial paper on boards, yellow silk bookmark sewn in, no inscriptions, as new. 196 pages, colour illustrations throughout .
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£15.00
The Chautauquan July 1911 (Art Extension Number)

The Chautauquan July 1911 (Art Extension Number)

by Chautauqua Press

Chautauqua, NY: Chautauqua Press. 1911. 240pp. + ads. illus. paperback sm 8vo: a worn but complete reading copy only [front cover is detached but present] This is the Art Extension Number featuring "Appreciations" of Masterpieces Reproduced in Color, Great Schools of Painting, How to Appreciate Pictures and a Complete Short Course in Art Appreciation.
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$7.50
Charles Ortega

Charles Ortega

by Peire, Cristine A

Italy: Arti grafiche Giorgi & Gambi. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Very clean, tightly bound larger format book with a gift inscription in French signed & dated by Charles Ortega on the front endpaper, and there is also a large pen & ink drawing by him on the front pastedown, but no other inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is worn at the corners. 84 pages + 33 colour & b/w plates, notes. Text in French, English, German, Italian... Read more
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£25.00