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Masterpieces Of Western Sculpture

from medieval to modern


first edition 239pp illus, (col photographs w. some b/w) VG+ (brown cloth, spine sl cocked, sl foxing to prelims and t.e. of contents) in VG+ d/w (sl foxing to covers and sunning to spine, mod foxing to reverse side of jacket)

PUBLISHER: thames and hudson london [1977]

KEYWORDS: sculpture arts sculptors history biography antiques statues hibbard howard


The Best Of Redoute's Roses

selected and introduced by eva mannering


first edition unpaged illus, (col paintings by pierre-joseph redoute) VG (white wrappers w. dec. dustwrapper, glassine protective cover missing, v. sl wear to head of spine and sl paper seperation to bottom corner of front wrapper, v. sl foxing to top and bottom of cloth taped spine and hint of foxing along edges of wrappers, sl diagonal crease across front wrapper and ffep, v. sl foxing to edges of contents w. sl wear to bottom edge corner of contents) in VG d/w (mod closed tear to upper edge of top hinge w. some chipping and sl loss to spine and hinge area, sl wear and minor surface loss in place along t.e.s of covers, minor chipping to foot of spine and edge of upper flap hinges, sl stains and foxing along bottom edges w. spine sl sunned, sl creases to flaps with price hole punched into front flap)

PUBLISHER: the ariel press london 1959

KEYWORDS: arts artists history biography painting painters still life flowers roses redoute pierre-joseph


The Munich Pinakothek


[first u.k. edition] 46pp text +plates illus, (col and b/w artwork by the masters) VG (grey leather boards w. blue cloth spine, spine sl cocked, sl wear to bottom edges of boards and contents, sl foxing and minor marking to t.e.s of boards, sl foxing to prelims and edges, owners name in pencil to ffep) in G+ d/w) sl bumps and wear to head of spine and hinge area, mod bubbling of laminate along spine and hinge area and other locations of covers, mod rippling and some creasing to back cover and flap hinge area w. mod foxing and browning to rear cover and spine area, front cover illus bright and shiny protected by plastic w. jacket largely damage free at edges as result, some tape repairs to internal side w. mod foxing and price clipped)

PUBLISHER: thames and hudson london 1957

KEYWORDS: arts artists paintings galleries alte pinakothek museums history painters buchner ernst


Graphis Design 91

the international annual on design and illustration


first edition 269pp illus, (col w. some b/w, artwork and photographs) NF (black cloth w. black eps, sl rubbing and wear to foot of spine, owner's label foot of ffep) in VG d/w (sl wear to head and foot of spine w. two v. minor closed tears and v. minor surface seperation to edges, two small closed tears along edges w. minor crease between and sl wear and minor bumps to edges of flap hinges, covers sl rubbed)

PUBLISHER: graphis press corp zurich [1990]

KEYWORDS: arts commericial graphic photography advertising posters design selling pedersen b martin


Design for business


first edition 208pp illus, (col, photography and artwork) VG+ (grey cloth w. grey eps, sl bumps to tope of fore edge of front board, spine v. sl cocked) in VG+ d/w (spine v. sl sunned w. minor closed tear to head of upper hinge and front cover)

PUBLISHER: graphic-sha publishing tokyo 1987

KEYWORDS: advertising brands logos marketing corporate identity selling graphic art product promotion arts cato ken


Art Director's Index To Photographers

volume 2 asia australasia & the americas


first edition [vol 2 only] 383pp illus, (col, photography w. some b/w) VG (black cloth w. black eps, spine sl tweaked, t.e.s of boards v. sl rubbed) in VG d/w (covers sl rubbed w. sl scratches and crease to rear cover, sl bumps and wear to t.e.s w. one minor closed tear)

PUBLISHER: roto-vision geneve [1980]

KEYWORDS: photography photographic studios advertising brands logos marketing corporate identity selling graphic arts product promotion


The School Of Fontainebleau


first edition 216pp illus, (b/w, etchings and engravings, 350plates w. fold out biographical listing of artists and works) VG (pink cloth, sl stains to rear board, spine sl cocked, sl pasteaction and minor soiling to ffep, sl foxing to edges) in VG d/w (sl bumps and minor wear to head and foot of spine, sl rubbing to covers w. minor marks and stains, edges of jacket excellent w. exterior surfaces in attractive bright condition, price clipped)

PUBLISHER: thames and hudson london [1969]

KEYWORDS: arts fontainebleau artist illustrators drawing painting history biography artists printmakers lithographs zerner henri



sculpture of the inuit: master works of the canadian arctic


first edition 493pp [text in english, eskimo and tribal dialect] illus, (b/w, photographs w. some col, incl col map) VG+ (blue cloth w. black eps, sl stains to spine w. sl bumps to head and foot of same, boards v. sl rubbed but o/w unmarked and without edge wear, v. sl foxing to edges) in VG d/w (sl closed tear to head of lower hinge w. minor creasing, head and foot of spine and hinge area sl bumped w. vl minor chipping to foot, sl rubbing to rear cover and minor wear along lower flap hinge, edges generally excellent and illus to cover bright and shiny w. no noticeable sunning to any surfaces, this is a very nicely preserved d/w, price clipped)

PUBLISHER: canadian eskimo arts council/university of toronto press 1971

KEYWORDS: eskimo art sculpture inuit eskimos canadian artists sculptors history arts north america


Shirley Temple Song Album No.2


[first edition] [unpaginated] ills. VG+ (in ill.wrappers,sl.rubbed and soiled w.rubbed and sl.chipped spine,sl.wear to extrems.,inside covers sl.foxed o/w contents clean)

PUBLISHER: sam fox publ.new york [1936]

KEYWORDS: music arts shirley temple cinema biography


Sing with Shirley Temple


[first edition] [unpaginated] ills. VG+ (in ill.wrappers,sl.rubbed and foxed,sl.wear to extrems.w sl.chipping to spine,sl.foxing to inside covers o/w contents clean)

PUBLISHER: sam fox publ.new york [1935]

KEYWORDS: arts music shirley temple cinema biography


The Drawings of W.Curtis Green


first edition 96pp ills.[some col.] VG+ (blue cloth,sl.bumps to extrems.,owner's sign.to ffep,upper corner of ffep clipped,paste action to eps,contents clean) in VG d/w (col.plate mounted on cover,sl.rubbed and soiled,spine and hinged areas sl.browned,sl.wear to extrems.w.2cm chip to head of spine,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: batsford london 1949

KEYWORDS: arts drawing architecture w.curtis green


Glimpses of Old Japan from Japanese Colour Prints



8pp+8 col.plates tipped-in VG+ (in paper wrappers w.title label to cover,sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.sunned spine and upper edge,minor wear to extrems.,content edges v.sl.foxed,plates are clean and bright w.tissue guards present)

PUBLISHER: studio publ.london [nd]

KEYWORDS: history japan arts landscape prints ukiyo-e c.g.holme


Famous Water-Colour Painters

iv - richard parkes bonington


first edition 6pp+8 col.plates tipped-in VG+ (tan paper boards w.title label to cover,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,eps and edges sl.foxed,plates are clean and bright w.all tissue guards present) in VG d/w (mod.rubbed and soiled,spine browned,mod.chipping and closed tears to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: the studio london 1929

KEYWORDS: arts water-colour painting richard parkes bonington biography


The Designers' Index No.3


[first edition] 287pp ills.[col.] F in F d/w

PUBLISHER: rotovision mies [1989]

KEYWORDS: arts design designers' index


Product Design 5


first edition 232pp+appendix ills.[many col.] NF (dealer's labels to ffep/rfep) in F d/w

PUBLISHER: pbc new york [1992]

KEYWORDS: arts design joe dolce


One-Eye,Two-Eye and Three-Eye

a puppet play for children in three acts


[first edition] 26pp VG (in ill.wrappers,sl.rubbed and stained,dealer's label to foot of front cover,mod.chipping to extrems.,contents clean)

PUBLISHER: samuel french new york [1929]

KEYWORDS: drama arts plays puppets junior league puppet plays dorothy hamilton brush


Jaybird's Dream

an original marionette and puppet play


[first edition] 12pp VG (in ill.wrappers,sl.rubbed and mod.soiled,dealer's label to foot of front cover,mod.chipping to extrems.,contents clean)

PUBLISHER: samuel french new york [1933]

KEYWORDS: drama arts junior league puppet plays louise goodwyn


Some Acoount of the Life and Works of Hans Holbein,Painter of Augsburg


first edition 426pp ills.[b/w] VG- (green cloth w.gilt borders,mod.rubbed and soiled,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,boards shaky w.paper separation at ep gutters,frontis.loose but present,prelims.and edges sl.foxed,some pp unopened at head edge,spine cracked and shaky w.separation starting at some sections)

PUBLISHER: chapman and hall london 1867

KEYWORDS: history arts biography hans holbein ralph nicholson wornum


Theatre National de L' Opera Programme Representation de Thais

opera en 4 actes et 6 tableaux

FRANCE,d'ANATOLE(author) GALLET,L (poeme) MASSENET, M (musique)

52pp(inc ads) ills (b/w)VG+(opera programme in soft paper wrappers with stamp, foxing and owners inscription dated 1911 to front cover,v. sl. chipping and wear to edges, string and staple binding, sl. foxing to prelims and v.sl soiling to title page,v sl. foxing to contents.)

PUBLISHER: theatre national de l'opera 1911

KEYWORDS: anatole france, l gallet, m massenet france opera programmes music literature arts



a definitive biography


first edition in engl.317pp ills.[b/w] VG (black cloth,sl.soiled w.sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,owner's stamp throughout,prelims.and edges sl.foxed,cracked and sl.shaky spine) in VG- d/w (mod.rubbed and soiled,sl.sunned spine,chipping to extrems.w.some closed tears and losses to head/foot of spine)

PUBLISHER: perpetua books london 1960

KEYWORDS: modern first edition biography arts henri perruchot henri toulouse-lautrec

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