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Book Id: 16sap0817

Price: $24.40

Title: ART Biography DEGAS Life Times & Work by Roy McMullen 1985 FIRST EDITION 517pp Hardcover with Dustjacket

Author: Roy McMullen (this work published after his death) ART, SPECIALITIES, ARTIST'S BIOGRAPHY

Publisher: Secker & Warburg, London, 1985, FIRST EDITION, large hardcover 8vo with dj, 22 chapters, illustrations, 547pp., notes, bibliography, Index.

Condition:Crisp blue cloth-bound hardcover, bright silver title to spine & front cover, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION w no inscriptions, in an unclipped VERY GOOD DUSTJACKET protected with the publisher's Mylar cover,a few fox-spots to page edges

Description: Biography of Edgar Degas, French painter and one of the innovators of the impressionistic school of painting The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white reproductions of Edgar Degas' work relating to the detailed text. An important reference.

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Book Id: 16sap0805

Price: $54.40

Title: ASSOMPTIONE DELLA MADONNA a HISTORICO-CRITICAL DISCUSSION once the Property of House of Este, Dukes of Ferrara & Modena

Author: by CASPAR BADRUTT St. Moritz, Engadine, Switzerland THIS BOOK IS OVERSIZE 380mm x 300 mm Translated by H.O.D.D.

Publisher: Hofer & Burger, Zurich, 1895, hardcover Folio without dj, unpaginated, 12 Plates all imprinted tissue guarded, gold floral illustrated eprs, Text pages 7-21 + plates

Condition:Cream leather hardcover with gilt title & design to frcvr, slight rubbing & a few marks to spine, corners & edges, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD plus CONDITION, slight foxing to a few outside page edges, .

Description: An interesting comparison showing the two Plates of 1) Assomptione Della Madonna and 2) Sistine Madonna by Raphael and discussing their histories - as far as is known. A beautiful SCARCE book of 1895, sublime quality in GOOD plus CONDITION. OVERSIZE ART

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Book Id: 16sap0774

Price: $$27.50

Title: AUSTRALIAN PAINTERS - Colonial 1788-1880 - Impressionists 1881-1930 - Modern 1931-1970

Author: James Gleeson - General Editor John Henshaw - AUSTRALIAN PAINTING STUDIO SERIES

Publisher: Lansdowne Press, Sydney, 1976, first reprint, 1st pub. in 3 vols. 1971, hardcover small quarto with d/j, 128pp., COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS of ARTWORK throughout, green eprs, Select Biblio

Condition:Green cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine, rubbing to spine, corners & edges, no inscriptions, bookplate to frepr, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, slight foxing to eprs, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with several tears & edgewear.

Description: This book contains over 240 colour reproductions of paintings by more than one hundred artists. The paintings range from the convict Watling, and those of the colonial painters, to Impressionist paintings incl Arthur Streeton, Tom Roberts, Frederick McCub

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Book Id: 16sap0744

Price: $SOLD

Title: A Background for Beauty by Arnold Silcock 1951 1st EDIT. Hc Dj ART HISTORY STONE AGE to HENRY MOORE COLOUR PLATES

Author: by ARNOLD SILCOCK B/W PHOTOGRAPHS of ARTWORKS on glossy paper, Colour Frontispiece tissue-guarded, 18 Chapters, SCARCE in AUSTRALIA

Publisher: Andrew Melrose, London, 1951, hardcover small quarto with dj, 220pp., B/W PHOTOGRAPHS of ARTWORKS on glossy paper, Colour Frontispiece tissue-guarded, 18 Chapters.

Condition:Beige cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine & frcvr, slight rubbing to spine, red to top of pages, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, very slight foxing and age-toning to eprs and to outside page edges, in a GOOD MINUS, marked DJ

Description: The author examines Man's conceptions of Beauty from the earliest Stone Age right down to the twentieth century of Henry Moore & Salvador Dali. Bone-engraving, cave and rock paintings,work in precious metals, ceramics and pottery, statuary & sculpture etc

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Book Id: 16sap0707

Price: $16.40

Title: BRONZE SCULPTURE by Montagu 1965 HcDj COLOUR PLATES ART & ARTISTS 137 ILLUSTRATIONS ART & PHOTOGRAPHY, SPECIALITIES

Author: Jennifer Montagu, ART & PHOTOGRAPHY, SPECIALITIES, ARTISTS, SCULPTURE, BRONZE.

Publisher: Octopus, London, 1965, quarto hardcover with dj, 96pp.,5 chapters, many b/w & colour illustrations, 137 illustrations in total. , in colour and b/w.

Condition:Illustrated cloth-bound hardcover, title to spine & frcov., STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with very minor rubbing, no inscriptions.

Description: The Art of the Small Bronze, Renaissance Italy, Renaissance Germany, The International Court,& Decline. The works of... Filarete Riccio Bologna Donatello Bologna Riccio Campagna Tubalcain Leinberger Reisinger BandiniSusini etc

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Book Id: 16sap0706

Price: $44.40

Title: DICTIONARY of VICTORIAN PAINTERS with Guide to Auction Prices 300 Illustrations -Index to Atists' Monograms

Author: CHRISSTOPHER WOOD : PAINTERS ART, SPECIALITIES : Victorian Era, Ephemera : Australian Supplement to Price Revision Lists, and an Appln for Membership

Publisher: Antiques Collectors' Club, U.K., 1971 Copyright, hardcover Quarto with d/j, 435pp., B/W PHOTOGRAPHS of ARTWORK on glossy paper, A-Z.

Condition:Black faux leather hardcover with bright gilt title to spine & frcvr, minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with very slight foxing to inside & slight edgewear.

Description: This highly authoritative work contains over 2,000 biographical entries, with price ranges for eacch artist's work, and about 300 illustrations. 'The designation 'Victorian' is taken to mean any artist who was working during Victoria's reign, 1837-1901"

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Book Id: 16sap0705

Price: $SOLD

Title: The Small Treasures of a Lifetime :Some Early Memories of Australian Art and Artists by Lloyd Rees COLOUR ILLUS 1969

Author: Lloyd Rees : ART & PHOTOGRAPHY, SPECIALITIES, AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS, LIHTOGRAPHS, OLD BOOKS, ANTHOLOGIES, FIRST EDITION,

Publisher: Ure Smith, Sydney, 1969, FIRST EDITION, ,hardcover quarto with dj, 4 parts, illustrations are in b/w and colour plates, 162pp., Index. Illustrated endpapers.

Condition:Crisp burgundy cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION with,no inscriptions in an unclipped GOOD PLUS DUSTJACKET with minor shelfwear.

Description: EPHEMERA: Invitation to the Lloyd Rees Retrospective 1913-1969 Is considered a masterpiece of retrospection. The Smith & Julius Studios, Art in Australia, The Society of Artists , Julian Ashton, The Macquarie Galleries, Max Meldrum, Basil Burdett, etc

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Book Id: 16sap0687

Price: $24.40

Title: OUTLINES OF AUSTRALIAN PRINTMAKING Prints of Australia from the last third of the 18th century, until the present.

Author: Exhibition Catalogue BALLARAT GALLERY L & N LINDSAY

Publisher: Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Victoria, 1976, Catalogue of an Exhibition, softcover oblong 4to without dj, unpaginated, COLOUR & B/W PHOTOS OF PRINTS throughout.

Condition:Beige hand-made paper covers with two staples to spine, title & illustration to frcvr & illustration to back cvr with small tear, rubbing to rough-cut edges, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITIION

Description: Wonderful early prints, woodcuts and linocuts through to Thea Proctor, Margaret Preston, Lionel and Norman Lindsay.

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