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The Santa Anita Collection
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The Santa Anita Collection

New York: Sotheby's, 1998. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 244 4to. Catalogue of the Sotheby's sale of "Ten Highly Important Paintings by Sir Alfred Munnings From the Los Angeles Turf Club" (New York, 1st December 1998, Sale 7229). One page catalogue entry and one page colour illustration for each lot. Condition notes: Slight bumping to the covers, otherwise almost as new.

$26.06

Monet in the 20th Century An Introduction
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Monet in the 20th Century An Introduction

By Christopher Yetton

London: Royal Academy of Arts, 1999. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 319 4to. Pictorial covers, 70 pages, beautifully produced and illustrated. Produced to accompany the Royal Academy's hosting of the 1999 exhibition "Monet in the 20th Century". Condition notes: Almost as new.

$15.63

The Racing Sale A Celebration of the Turf
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The Racing Sale A Celebration of the Turf

London: Sotheby's, 1996. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 612 4to. 158 page illustrated catalogue of Sotheby's sale in London, 13th November 1996. Lots 1- 188b were paintings, while Lots 188-200 comprised British Horseracing Board Cherished Colours, all illustrated. The remaining lots were bronzes, glass etc. Not all lots are illustrated. Condition notes: Some soiling to external page edges, otherwise clean and unmarked.

$26.06

Sporting Art Thursday 3 December 1998
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Sporting Art Thursday 3 December 1998

New York: Christie's, 1998. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 563 4to. Catalogue of the second part of the day's sale, Lots 58 to 202, properties of the Hamilton Club, Ontario, Canada and of the Estate of Sir Victor Sassoon and Lady Sassoon. Pictorial card covers, 158 pages. Condition notes: A clean, sound, bright copy.

$39.08

Autobiography

By Eric Gill

London: Jonathan Cape, 1940. First edition. Hardback. Very Good/Good. 353 8vo. Believed first printing. Red cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, illustrations, 283 pages. Newspaper cutting left laid in relating to the self-portrait that appears as frontispiece. Advertisement for the BBC to rear flap- "Full details of all the programmes in English are broadcast from London in Morse every Sunday". Condition notes: Corners of both flaps clipped; dust jacket has translucent tape repairs. There is a little wear to the boards and some soiling to end papers but overall the book is in clean, tight condition.

$26.06

W.L.Wyllie Marine Artist, 1851-1931

By Roger Quarm

London: Chris Beetles, 1981. First edition. Hardback. Very Good/Very good. 841 4to. Co-author John Wyllie. Pictorial dustjacket, black cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, 143 pages. Generously illustrated, both with reproductions of Wyllie's work and photographs of him working. Condition notes: In excellent condition inside and out; dustjacket in protective wrapper.

$39.08

Arte Italiana per il Mondo
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Arte Italiana per il Mondo

By Mario Carbone

Turin: CELIT, 1978. First. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 19847 Folio. Co-editor Salvatore Castorini. With text in Italian and English. A work providing a showcase and reference work for Italian artists, in all mediums, active at the time of preparation of the work. These are the first five volumes, published from 1974 to 1978; each volume has its own index but each index is cumulative- that is, includes the index to previous volumes. Erratum slip to each volume. Heavy, substantial volumes, many illustrations in colour. Dark blue boards, gilt titles. The earlier two-volume work of the same name, with substantially the same remit, published by Società Editoriale Nuova in 1970, contained many more entries per volume, while the newer work described here treats the artists included in more detail. Condition notes: The volumes vary in condition from at least Good (Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4) to Fair ( Volume 5), and pages are clean and bright. Specific faults: Vol 1: very slight warping to back board, back board rubbed/knocked. Vol 2: some foxing to external top edges. Vol 3: some rubbing/bumping to boards. Vol 5: casing split along front hinge, lower 40%; binding pulled at pp 3631-3632 (last leaf of text) and resulting damage which has pulled the rear end paper away from the board.

$97.71

French Paintings from the USSR, Watteau to Matisse

By Ministry of Culture of the USSR

London: National Gallery publications, 1988. Hardback. Very Good/Very good. 712 4to. With transparent cover protecting dust jacket. Catalogue of an exhibition held in the National Gallery, London, from 15th of June to 18th of September 1988. Condition notes: An attractive, clean copy.

$18.24

L'opera di Matisse dalla rivolta 'fauve' all'intimismo 1904-1928
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L'opera di Matisse dalla rivolta 'fauve' all'intimismo 1904-1928

By Massima Carra

Milan: Rizzoli Editore, 1971. First. Hardback. Good/Good. 910 4to. Text in Italian. Introduction by Mario Luzi. With 64 coloured plates, and a catalogue illustrated with monochrome 'thumbnails'. Condition notes: A little bumping to the corners of the boards, rubbing to the edges and and age-darkening to the page edges. The dust jacket shows some age-tanning, especially the white areas on the back cover. A small label has been stuck over the original price on the back cover and this is now rubbing away. Small tear to back of dust jacket.

$26.06

L'opera completa di Picasso cubista
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L'opera completa di Picasso cubista

By Fiorella Minervino

Milan: Rizzoli, 1972. First. Hardback. Very Good/Good. 980 Folio. Text in Italian. Introduction by Franco Russoli. With 64 coloured plates, and a catalogue of Picasso's Cubist work, illustrated with monochrome 'thumbnails'. Condition notes: Boards clean and sound, with just a tiny bit of age darkening to the bottom of the spine. Some age darkening to the text pages, but the many excellent plates are in very nice condition. The dustjacket shows wear, and some age darkening. Old price labels to the back of the dustjacket.

$23.45

Arte Italiana per il Mondo
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Arte Italiana per il Mondo

By Dino Campini

Turin: S.E.N., 1970. First. Hardback. Very good/Very good. 6016 Folio. With text in Italian and English. A two-volume work providing a showcase and reference work for contemporary Italian artists in all mediums. This first edition covers artists active up until May 1969. Two heavy, substantial volumes, many illustrations in colour and black-and-white, both still with dust jackets and slip cases. Green cloth covered boards, gilt titles. (To clarify- there is a later work by the same name, published annually by CELIT from 1974, containing many fewer entries per volume, but treating each artist in more detail). Condition notes: Dust jackets (price clipped) have a little edge wear, and some sunning to the spine. Books in excellent condition apart from a tiny sliver of fading to the bottom of the spine strip of one volume. Red slip cases worn but serviceable.

$71.65

Miro Milano, Pittura, Scultura, Ceramica, Disegni, Sobreteixims, Grafica
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Miro Milano, Pittura, Scultura, Ceramica, Disegni, Sobreteixims, Grafica

Milan: Comune di Milano, Mazzotta, 1981. Paperback. Good/Very good. 1059 8vo. With introductions by Carlo Tognoli and Guido Aghina. The text comprises essays by various authors on each of the aspects of Miro's work covered by the title of the book. Illustrated in black and white and in colour. With biographical notes, bibliography of works on Miro and a catalogue of works by Miro. A good quality, well produced paperback. Condition notes: A little edge wear to the covers, but otherwise in excellent condition.

$26.06

Impressionist Prints
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Impressionist Prints

By Roger Passeron

Fribourg: Office du Livre, 1974. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Very good. 2855 Folio. With 99 illustrations, of which 24 are in colour. These illustrations are all of prints engraved by the artists themselves. Condition notes: Some edge wear to the dust jacket, some spotting to front paste down from contact with dust jacket and a little to the preliminary blank pages, book otherwise clean, bright and sound.

$26.06

Swiss Painting, from the Middle Ages to the Dawn of the Twentieth Century
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Swiss Painting, from the Middle Ages to the Dawn of the Twentieth Century

By Florens Deuchler

Geneva: Rizzoli, 1976. Hardback. Very Good/Very good. 1966 Folio. New York printing published jointly by Skira and Rizzoli. With sixty-five reproductions in full colour and one hundred and forty-six in monochrome. Co-authors Marcel Roethlisberger and Hans Luthy. Condition notes: Almost as new, with just a little edge wear to the dust jacket.

$41.69

La Peinture Anglaise.  De Hogarth aux Préraphaélites.
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La Peinture Anglaise. De Hogarth aux Préraphaélites.

By Jean-Jacques Mayoux

Geneva: Skira, 1972. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Very good. 2854 Folio. With 128 colour plates, tipped in. A superbly produced book. Condition notes: Some traces of wear- a little edge wear to the dust jacket, some tiny nibbles to the front free end paper, a little spotting to the fore edges- but overall a very good copy in a very good, unclipped dust jacket.

$42.99

Animal Painters of England From the Year 1650.  A brief history of their lives and works
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Animal Painters of England From the Year 1650. A brief history of their lives and works

By Sir Walter Gilbey

London: Vinton, 1900. First Edition. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 3836 4to. Complete, three volumes. Volume 3 is described as 'Second Series', with title '...From the Year 1600' (rather than 1650) and dated 1901. Ochre-coloured cloth-covered boards, gilt tiles, head of lion in gilt to front board of each volume. Volume 3 has top edges gilt. Many illustrations, all present as called for. Arranged alphabetically, Volumes 1 and 2 running from Alken to Wootton and Volume 3 from Agasse to Zeitter. Condition notes: Boards grubby and rubbed, and the uncut (ie untrimmed) fore-edges and bottom edges of text block inevitably somewhat soiled. Cloth lifting from boards a little on Volume 1 and more pronounced on Volume 2. There is also a some damage to the lion portrait of Volume 2. Binding strained in one or two places, but overall internally clean and sound.

$390.84

Shark Infested Waters: The Saatchi Collection of British Art in the 90s
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Shark Infested Waters: The Saatchi Collection of British Art in the 90s

By Sarah Kent

Wilson: Philip, 2003. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 1110 4to. With an Introduction, an essay on each of the artists featured, an photographs of the work. Compiled by Jenny Blyth. Condition notes: A bright, firm copy, with just a little dust darkening to top (external) edges of text block.

$18.24

The Fine Art Collection of Glasgow
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The Fine Art Collection of Glasgow

Glasgow: James Maclehose and Sons, 1906. First Edition. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 1708 4to. Copy number 23 of the Edition de Luxe printed on hand made paper, with proofs of all the Engravings on Japanese. With an introductory essay by James Paton. Quarter leather, red cloth-covered boards, gilt titles and decoration. Condition notes: Damp damage to rear board and rear end papers, with bleeding to margins, extending to a few of the pages. The verso and margin of one of the plates has been stained pink as a result. Binding firm, all plates in good condition (with the one exception mentioned). Some rubbing/bumping etc to front board and leather.

$136.79

Russkaya Zhivopis' XIX Vyeka (Nineteenth Century Russian Painting)
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Russkaya Zhivopis' XIX Vyeka (Nineteenth Century Russian Painting)

Moscow, 1962. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 1290 Folio. Nineteenth century Russian Painting, introductory text in Russian, but the 64 paintings reproduced one to a page, in colour, all have captions in English, French and German as well as Russian. Green cloth-covered boards, blind stamped decoration, gilt titles. Compiled and introduced by D. Sarabyanov, layout by Yevg. Kogana. Most of the paintings are from the Tretyakovskaya Gallery. Condition notes: A little rubbing to the boards, otherwise in very nice condition indeed. Oddly, a lingering smell of incense pervades the book. Weight before packing 1.2 kg; extra postage will be needed for destinations outside the UK.

$39.08

P. Wilson Steer 1860-1942

London: The Arts Council, 1960. Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 110 8vo. Catalogue, with introduction and biographical notes, of an exhibition first held at the Tate Gallery, London, 11th November 1960 to 11th December. Illustrations in black and white. Condition notes: Covers a little rubbed and age-darkened, corners of pages slightly bumped, otherwise very good.

$7.82

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