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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.
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
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
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
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...
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"
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
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.