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Selected Writings of Herbert Read
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Selected Writings of Herbert Read

By Read, Herbert

London: Faber & Faber,. Hardback. 406pp. Includes selections form Read's literary criticism, art criticism, social criticism and education. The literary essays cover Swift, Shelley, psychoanalysis in literary criticism, etc.; other essays cover Henry Moore, anarchism, surrealism, etc. Neat green cloth with gilt titles to spine. Very good copy. . Hardcover. 1963.

$11.51

Monet in the 20th Century
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Monet in the 20th Century

By Tucker, Paul Hayes with George T. M. Shackelford and Mary Anne Stevens

London: Press,. Paperback. 304pp. First published on the occasion of the exhibition Monet in the 20th Century. Coloured plates throughout ( many gatefolds). Gallery guide to the exhibition laid in. Very clean, bright and neat. Near fine, bright copy. . Paperback. 1998.

$12.79

On the Traditional Doctrine of Art
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On the Traditional Doctrine of Art

By Coomaraswamy, Ananda K.

Ipswich: Golgonooza Press,. 24pp. Sewn pamphlet binding. A little rubbed to edges. Very good copy. . Pamphlet. 1977.

$12.79

Claude Monet
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Claude Monet

By Copplestone, Trewin

Grange Books,. Hardback. 50 colour plates of Claude Monet paintings. Large format. Clean and bright. Very good copy in very good dw. . Hardcover. 1998.

$10.23

Great Victorian Engravings: A collector's guide
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Great Victorian Engravings: A collector's guide

By Guise, Hilary

London: Astragal Books,. 182pp. Large format. Background information on methods and techniques helps collectors date items. Large selection of black and white illustrations with notes. Brown boards with gilt titles to spine. Light shelf wear and slightly rubbed to corners. Dust wrapper is slightly surface rubbed with wear to corners including the lifting of the laminate in one place. Very good copy in Fair dw. . Hardcover. 1980.

$12.79

A New World: England's first view of America
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A New World: England's first view of America

By Sloan, Kim

London: British Museum Press,. Paperback. 256pp. This lovely book reproduces in full the famous and rarely seen British Museum collection of drawings and watercolours made by John White, who in 1585 accompanied a group of English settlers sent by Sir Walter Raleigh to found a colony in Virginia, along the tidewaters of coastal North Carolina. White's duties included making visual records of everything then unknown in England, including plants, animals and birds as well as the human inhabitants, especially their dress, weapons, tools and ceremonies. The collection also includes his watercolours of Florida and Brazilian Indians, and the Inuit encountered by Martin Frobisher. Each work is reproduced in colour and is thoroughly described, supplemented by engravings by Theodor de Bry and other comparable works. The introduction is followed by three specially commissioned chapters covering John White himself, the indigenous inhabitants, and their historical context. Very clean, bright and neat. Very good copy . Paperback. 2007.

$15.35

Original Print Making in Britain 1600-1900
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Original Print Making in Britain 1600-1900

London: P & D Colnaghi,. Catalogue to a 1972 exhibition. 237 pieces listed with over 50 black and white illustrations many being full page plates including works by William Blake, John Everett Millais, William Holman Hunt, George Stubbs, Thomas Gainsborough etc. Separately printed booklet with prices is also included. Card wraps are a little faded. Contents in in near fine condition. Very good+ copy. . Paperback. 1972.

$7.68

The Connoisseur December 1968 vol. 196 no. 682.

Paginated 205-272pp. Art and art history periodical. Black and white illustrations throughout. 4 colour plates including one f the interior of Kelmscott, home of William Morris. Includes article on Morris: ''William Morris' holiday home'' by A. R. Dufty. Spine is bumped and creased but sound. Generally very clean and bright. Very good copy. . 1968.

$5.12

William Morris, His Work and Influence
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William Morris, His Work and Influence

By Clutton-Brock, A.

London: Williams and Norgate,. Hardback. 256pp. Home University Library series.  Previous owner's bookplate. pages very tanned. Faded to spine. Good, sound copy. . Hardcover. Reprint. 1921.

$2.56

An History of Engraving and Etching from the Fifteenth Century to the year  1914
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An History of Engraving and Etching from the Fifteenth Century to the year 1914

By Hind, Arthur M.

New York: Dover,. Paperback. 487pp. With black and white frontis and over 100 further integral illustrations. Appendices include list of engravers classified by country and a very detailed 25 page bibliography. Strong sewn binding is still sound. Rubbed to all edges with superficial areas of surface damage to edges of spine. White areas of cover are a little dust mark or greying. Internally clean and neat. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1963.

$7.68

A Concise History of Art: Part One From the Beginnings to the Fifteenth Century

By Bazin, Germain

London: Thames & Hudson,. 269pp + index. Over 300 illustrations, 8 in colour. Rubbed to edges. Slightly dusty to pages edge. Laminate surface is peeling to spine. Some surface damage to spine. Binding is sound. Reading copy only. . Paperback. 1958.

$1.60

Baroque and Rococo

By Bazin, Germain

London: Thames & Hudson,. 288pp. Over 200 illustrations, 43 in colour. Lightly rubbed to edges. Slightly dusty to pages edge. Laminate is splitting to spine. Binding is sound. Reading copy only. . Paperback. 1964.

$1.92

A Concise History of Art: Part Two From the Renaissance to the Present Day

By Bazin, Germain

London: Thames & Hudson,. Paginated 271pp-534pp. Covers architecture as well as art. Over 300 illustrations, 8 in colour. Lightly rubbed to edges. Slightly dusty to pages edge. Good+, sound copy. . Paperback. 1962.

$1.92

History of World Art

By Upjohn, Everard, Paul Wingert and Jane Gaston Mahler

New York: Oxford University Press,. Hardback. 876pp. This second edition is revised and enlarged. Black and white illustrations throughout. Maps to endpapers. Bumped to corners. Rubbed to spine ends. Very weak to internal front hinge. Reading copy only. . Hardcover. Second edition. 1961.

$12.79

Spirit of Europe: A Subliminal History

By Allsopp, Bruce

Lewes: Book Guild,. Hardback. 256pp. A cultural history that focuses on the subliminal : myths, ideas, dreams and traditions. Begins in the myths of ancient Greece and moves to consider the contribution to art, architecture and religion by artisans, trades people, teachers and the lower ranks of the clergy. Lightly rubbed to edges of dust wrapper. Near fine copy in good + dw. . Hardcover. 1997.

$11.51