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Book Id: 16sap01012

Price: $25.00

Title: ART FREDERICK McCUBBIN - A Consideration - McCubbin Australian Art Books

Author: Alexander Colquhoun

Publisher: Alexander McCubbin, Melbourne, no date circa 1920s, 30 pages, thick card period softcover 8vo with wrap dj, colour tipped-in frontispiece, 6 b/w tipped-in plate artworks.

Condition:Light beige thick card-bound softcover with title to frontcover, tiny tear to spine of d/j with rubbing & edgewear to edges, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION, very slight foxing to eprs, in a green wrap GOOD DUSTJACKET

Description: Frederick McCubbin was born in 1865 (there is a mark through that with 1855 ? in margin), his father being Alexander McCubbin, master baker, of King Street West Melbourne.

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Book Id: 16sap01010

Price: $25.00

Title: The Art and Life of DAVID DAVIES - McCubbin Australian Art Books

Author: James MacDonald

Publisher: Alexander McCubbin, Melbourne, no date circa 1920s, 30 pages, thick card period softcover 8vo with wrap dj, colour tipped-in frontispiece, 6 b/w tipped-in plate artworks.

Condition:Light beige thick card-bound softcover with title to frontcover, small tears to spine of d/j with rubbing & edgewear to edges, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION, very slight foxing to freprs, in a blue wrap GOOD DUSTJACKET

Description: David Davies was born in Ballarat about 1862 of Welsh parents. He went to Paris about 1890 where he studied at Julian's.

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Book Id: 16sap01008

Price: $25.00

Title: The Art and Life of GEORGE W. LAMBERT - McCubbin Australian Art Books

Author: James MacDonald

Publisher: Alexander McCubbin Publisher, Melbourne, no date circa 1920s, 30 pages, thick card period softcover 8vo with wrap dj, colour tipped-in frontispiece, 6 b/w tipped-in plate artworks.

Condition:Light beige thick card-bound softcover with title to frontcover, small tears to spine of d/j with rubbing & edgewear to edges, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with inscription to frepr, in a brown wrap GOOD DUSTJACKET

Description: Born in Petrograd in 1873 to American father and Australian mother - Lambert's father dies and his mother returns to Australia to her family home on a station near Boggabri.

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Book Id: 16sap01004

Price: $28.80

Title: Australian ART - IMANTS TILLERS and THE BOOK OF POWER by Wystan Curnow 1998 FIRST EDITION COLOUR Dustjacket VERY GOOD

Author: by WYSTON CURNOW, Associate Professor, University of Auckland, art critic and poet.

Publisher: Craftsman House, Sydney, 1998, Copyright, hardcover quarto with dj, 171pp., COLOUR & B/W PHOTOGRAPHS, beige eprs, 2 Parts, Bibliography, Artist Biography, Index.

Condition:Burgundy cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD PLUS DUSTJACKET with very slight edgewear.

Description: one of Australia's most intriguing and compelling artists. The first major publication on his art, provides an overview of his career and a detailed introduction to the works he has produced since 1981, collectively known as the Book of Power.

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Book Id: 16sap01003

Price: $41.20

Title: ITALIAN GOTHIC SCULPTURE by Pope-Hennessy 1986 large softcover with Black & White Plates published PHAIDON

Author: by JOHN POPE-HENNESSY Foreword to the Third Edition by John Pope-Hennessy ART ITALY SCULPTURE REFERENCE

Publisher: Phaidon, Oxford U.K., 1986, reprint, 1st pub. 1955, softcover quarto, 295pp., B/W PHOTOGRAPHS of SCULPTURES & ARTWORKS throughout, Chapters, Appendix and 2 x INDEX

Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine & frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners with corners slightly curled, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION. RARELY AVAILABLE in AUSTRALIA

Description: This is the first volume in Sir John Pope-Hennessy's now classic three-volume Introduction to Italian Sculpture, was first published in 1955.Includes an appendix of additions and corrections reflecting the growth in literature on Italian sculpture.

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Book Id: 16sap01002

Price: $42.40

Title: ITALIAN RENAISSANCE SCULPTURE by Pope-Hennessy 1986 Softcover with PLATES - ART ITALY SCULPTURE an INTRODUCTION

Author: by 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, reprint,large softcover quarto, 388pp., B/W PHOTOGRAPHS of SCULPTURES & ARTWORKS, Chapters, Appendix & INDEX of Places & of Sculptors

Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine & frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners with front crease & corners slightly curled, 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 1958 and subsequently revised and expanded for a second edition in 1971. This edition has an appendix of additions.

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Book Id: 16sap01000

Price: $110.10

Title: CONSTANTIN BRANCUSI by A C Chave 1993 with Dj FIRST EDITION :sculpture - SHIFTING THE BASES OF ART-Colour & B/W PLATES

Author: by Anna C. Chave - visiting lecturer in Art History at Yale University. INFLUENTIAL SCULPTOR of the 20th Century Constantin BRANCUSI & his work.

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven & London, 1993, First Edition, hardcover quarto with dj, 335pp., B/W & COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS throughout, black eprs, 7 Chapters,Bibliog

Condition:Grey/silver cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, very slight rubbing mainly to bottom spine, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with a couple of tiny tears to top spine, very slight edgewear

Description: Anna C. Chave explodes many of the myths about Brancusi, offering a revised view of the sculptor as an artist responding to avant-garde and social concerns of his day.She explores the complex ways in which his works undermine established culture.

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Book Id: 16sap0994

Price: $34.40

Title: HISTORY OF JEWELS by Anderson Black 1974 First Edition Large 400 pages COLOUR PHOTOS of GOLD & SILVER JEWELLERY

Author: by J. Anderson Black With an Introduction by Edward Lucie-Smith

Publisher: Orbis, London, 1974, First Editon, hardcover Quarto with dj, 400pp., COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS & B/W ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, illustrated eprs, Chapters, Appendices

Condition:Silver/grey cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, very slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, very slight foxing to eprs, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with a few small tears to top spine and top

Description: Lavishly illustrated history with more than 500 colour plates. From the tribal necklace of jaguars' teeth, the emerald tears of a pre-Columbian funeral mask, the ruby collar of Henry VIII, or the useful chatelaine of the Victorian era to today's fantasies

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