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Scrimshaw at Mystic Sea: Featuring Objects from the Kynett, Howland, Townshend and White Collections

By Stackpole, Edouard A

Connecticut: The Marine Historical Association, 1958 The 'folk art' of the American whaler; many b & w illustrations; pp. x + 53.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.


Masterpieces from the Alte Pinakothek at Munich

By The Arts Council

London: The Arts Council, 1949 Catalogue to accompany exhibition held at the National Gallery, London; slightly grubby card covers, but inner text clean andbright; pp 64. Third Impression. Soft Cover. Very Good.


The History of Art: Pre-history to Avante-Garde

By Sgarbi, Vittorio

Leicester: Blitz, 1988 Comprehensive guide on all aspects of art through time; fully illustrated; in excellent condition - never read; very heavy book (2.1kg) so please contact for postage; pp. 639.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 225mm X 280mm.


Allan Ramsay 1713-1784: Painter-in-Ordinary to George III

By Stamp, Reginald (foreword)

London: London County Council, 1958. Booklet published to accompany an exhibition at the Iveagh Bequest, Kenwood May to September 1958; 14 b/w plates; creasing to corners; pp 32. Soft Cover. Very Good.


Easter Picture Book

By Victoria and Albert Museum

London: HMSO, 1952 Small Picture Book series No 30; 29 b/w plates telling the Easter story; a beautiful little book in very good condition. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.


The World of Renaissance Florence

By Martinelli, Giuseppe (ed)

London: Macdonald and Jane's, 1968. 1968 edition, a precise evocation of the rich character of everyday life in Florence during the Renaissance; over 300 colour pictures; d/j in poor condition, with large tears to top front and back, smaller tears to bottom, but book itself clean and fine; pp 289; heavy book, so please contact us for shipping rates. First English Translation. Cloth on Board. Very Good/Poor.



By Holbein, Hans

Leipzig: Im-Insel Verlag Undated title in Insel-Bucherei series no 95; 24 colour illustrations of Holbein's portraits, with descriptions and following commentary in German; attractively decorated boards; small inscription to inside front board; pp 38 . Decorative Board. Fine.


Donatello: An Art Guide

By Bertela, G Gaeta

Florence: Beccoci Editore Commentaries and illustrations on the artist's works; 64 illustrations, 50 in colour; thick plastic protective slip-on cover; pp 64. Soft Cover. As New.


Art in Seventeenth Century Holland

By The National Gallery

London: The National Gallery, 1976 Published to accompany a loan exhibition at The National Gallery 30 September to 12 December 1976; colour and b/w plates; minimal scuffing to top of spine, small crease to top left corner back cover; pp 144. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.



By Contemporary Art and Culture

1999 Contemporary Art and Culture journal Issue 45 Mar-Apr 1999; full colour; pp 96. Soft Cover. Fine.


The Life and Times of Delacroix

By Murgia, Adelaide

London: Hamlyn, 1968 Portraits of Greatness series, fully illustrated, light scuffing to edge of spine; pp. 75.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.


Art Nouveau: A Buyer's Guide to the Decorative Arts of the 1900s
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Art Nouveau: A Buyer's Guide to the Decorative Arts of the 1900s

By Haslam, Malcolm

London: Macdonald Orbis, 1988 A Collector's Style Guide, offering a concise survey of moderately priced collecting opportunities to the objects produced around 1900 in the avant-garde style that shocked our Victorian forefathers; fully illustrated in colour and b/w; pp 168. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/Fine.


Lorenzo Il Magnifico e Le Arti

By Mostra D'Arte Antica

Florence: Palazzo Strozzi, 1949 Catalogue to accompany exhibition in Florence to mark the 500th anniversary of the birth of the artist; b/w plates, commentary in Italian; pencil ticks to margins, light tanning to page edges; commentary 80 pp, followed by plates; card covers. Soft Cover. Good.


The Pursuit of Leisure: Victorian Depictions of Pastimes
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The Pursuit of Leisure: Victorian Depictions of Pastimes

London: Lund Humphries, 1997. Catalogue of an exhibition (Djanogly Art Gallery, Nottingham and Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter) curated by Gail-Nina Anderson and Joanne Wright; pp 96. First Edition. Pictorial Soft Cover. As New.


The Pageant of Venice

By Hutton, Edward

London: John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd, 1922 This edition published without the colour plates, but contains head and tailpiece illustrations by Frank Brangwyn RA; publisher's adverts at rear; some foxing to pages not affecting readability of text; cover soiled/stained in places with small tears on spine ends; no d/j; pp 146; heavy book so please contact us for shipping rates. Cloth on Board. Good.


Western Civilization Since the Renaissance: Peace, War, Industry and the Arts

By Nef, John U

New York: Harper & Row, 1963. Originally published under the title "War and Human Progress" 1950 (Harvard University Press); focuses on the interconnection between war and industrial and technological progress; pencil underlining and marginal notes to approx 12 pp; small tear to top right of back cover; pp xvi, 464, followed by 7pp catalogue of Harper Torchback titles. First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good.


The Urban History of Naples for a Knowledge-Based Aseismic Prevention

By Colletta, Teresa

Naples: La Citta Del Sol, 1996 Reprinted form Siesmic Risk of Historical Centres, this offers an assessment historically of seismic risk to Naples and a study of preservation and restoration of its architecture; pp. 278.. Soft Cover. Fine.



By Lewin, Alicia (trans)

Aldeasa, 1999 Grandes Maestros series; full colour plates of the works of the artist prefaced by a 20 page exploration of his life and art; very small inscription of original owner's surname to fly leaf, else as new; pp 64. First Edition. Pictorial Card Cover. As New.


A General Guide to the Wallace Collection

London: William Clowes & Sons, 1961 Guide to all the galleries, with plans and additional information on the collection's founders, artists and craftsmen etc; card covers; pp 126. Soft Cover. Good.


Treasures for the Nation: Conserving Our Heritage

London: British Museum, 1988. Published to accompany exhibition (27 Oct 1988 to 26 Feb 1989) of treasures saved for nation by the National Heritage Memorial Fund since its foundation in 1980; 80 colour and 100 b/w illustrations; crease to bottom right corner front cover, bookplate and small inscription to fep; pp 176 . First Edition. Pictorial Soft Cover. Fine.