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Author: Written and illustrated by GEOFFREY WILLS, revised edition with 400 illustrations and over 300 pages of text. OLD GLASS History & ORIGIN
Publisher: Country Life, London, 1979, Revised edition, First pub. 1966, hardcover small 8vo with dj,317pp., B/W ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, 17 Chapters, Bibliography & INDEX.
Condition:Green cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name to frepr, in a clipped GOOD PLUS DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear.
Description: The author presents all the basic knowledge that collectors and dealers will require in this handy pocket-size book. From how glass can be made to the history of Glass from Egypt, Roman & Syrian, Islamic, Venetian, German, Bohemian, Chinese Glass etc...
Author: by R. A. ROBERTSON ==== OLD GLASS COLLECTING & COLLECTIONS
Publisher: Ernest Benn, London, 1954, First Edition, The Chats Series, hardcover 8vo with dj, 180pp., B/W PHOTOGRAPHS, 12 Chapters, Appendix, Bibliography & INDEX.
Condition:Blue cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET which is INTACT and ROBUST,with several small closed tears, rubbing & edgewear.
Description: After a general introductory chapter on how glass is made and decorated, the history of glass is traced from Roman times, through the great days of Venice, to modern glass-making in Sweden and America. Emphasis is particularly on glass made in Britain
Author: LUIS NADEAU
Publisher: Atelier, Luis Nadeau, Canada, Copyright 1989, softcover 8vo, Vol.1 200pp., Vol.2 219pp., B/W PHOTOGRAPHS & ILLUSTRATIONS
Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine & frcvrs, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, author's New Address stamp to freprs.
Description: A comprehensive reference to reproduction technologies, containing invaluable information on over 1500 processes.
This is the culmination of over 15 years of research on printing, photographic and photomechanical processes.
Author: Craig McGregor - David Beal - David Moore - Harry Williamson
Publisher: Thomas Nelson (Australia), Melbourne, Copyright 1969, large h/c quarto with dj, 265 pages, COLOUR & B/W PHOTOGRAPHS & ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, illustrated eprs.
Condition:Beige cloth-bound h/c with gilt title to spine & frcvr, minimal edgewear, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION, no inscriptions, old tape marks & slight foxing to eprs, a few pages slightly loose to spine (all intact) in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET
Description: Poets, painters, musicians, sculptors, cartoonists, architects, photographers, novelists, choreographers, designers, potters. Michael Johnson - Harry Seidler - Bruce Petty - Judith Wright - Garry Shead - Martin Sharp - Max Merritt - Brett Whiteley etc.
Author: Edited with an Introduction by PRAMOD CHANDRA - Professor in the Department of Art at The University of Chicago
Publisher: American Institute of Indian Studies, New Delhi, 1975, not stated but likely 1st ed., Quarto hardcover in d/j, 317pp., plus 162 pages of B/W PLATES, 13 Chapters.
Condition:Brown cloth-bound hardcover with black title to spine & to frcov., rubbing to spine & corners & slightly to edges, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, an ex-library copy with University of Sydney Fisher Library sticker to fr.paste-down, stamps and stickers
Description: The papers contained in this volume are from among those presented at a seminar of scholars from all over the world held under Chandra's direction at Varanmasi in 1967. 162 B/W Plates of details of many temples all over India show details.
Author: by Philip Bamborough Photographed by David Couling. A guide to ANTIQUE, ORIENTAL & ISLAMIC RUGS & CARPETS
Publisher: Peerage Books, London, this edition produced for J.W. Books, Sydney, not dated, Copyright is 1979, hardcover large 8vo with dj, 192pp., COLOUR PHOTOS,
Condition:Red cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear.
Description: Philip Bamborough is an expert on Islamic art and culture. He has a natural flair for explaining the complexities of oriental and antique rugs in an interesting & informative way. Invaluable to collectors. Weaves, Weavers, Dates, Maps, Descriptions.
Author: JOHN POPE-HENNESSY Foreword to the Third Edition by John Pope-Hennessy - from a series that is RARE in Australia --- SCULPTURE REFERENCE
Publisher: Phaidon, Oxford U.K., 1986, 3rd Edition, 3 large s/c quarto, 486 pages, B/W PLATES of SCULPTURES & ARTWORKS, Chapters, Appendix & INDEX of Places & of Sculptors
Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine & frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION.
Description: This is the second volume in Sir John Pope-Hennessy's now classic three-volume Introduction to Italian Sculpture was first published in 1963 & was revised & expanded for a second edition in 1970. This edition has an appendix of additions.
Author: by John Read - art documentary film=maker.
Publisher: Reed, Sydney, 1980, First Australian Edition, 1st pub. by Whizzard Press 1979, hardcover 8vo with dj, 141pp., COLOUR & B/W PHOTOGRAPHS & ILLUSTRATIONS, Chapters, illustrations to
Condition:Black cloth-bound hardcover with silver title to spine & frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, small gold circle sticker to title page, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear.
Description: One of Moore's earliest admirers was the poet and art critic Sir Herbert Read, whose son is the author of this book.His portrait of Henry Moore includes a detailed assessment of the drawings (among them the famous wartime sketches), the early sculptures,