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image of A Handbook of Greek Sculpture. [Revised and Enlarged Edition]. NEAR FINE COPY OF THE ENLARGED EDITION

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Macmillan,, 1909. 8vo., with frontispiece and very numerous photographs throughout the text; burgundy cloth, upper board and backstrip elaborately blocked in lettered in gilt in an art-nouveau style, gilt top, a near fine copy. With 4pp publisher's catalogue at end. Gardner's Handbook was first published in 1897; the enlarged edition first appeared in 1905.
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image of Francesco Somaini Sculture 1958-1972. Introduzione di Vittorio Fagone NEAR FINE COPY WITH THE ARTIST'S CARD

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Soggiorno e Turismo di Gubbio, Gubbio,, 1973. Oblong 4to., First Edition, text in Italian, with numerous full-page reproductions throughout; pictorial wrappers, a near fine copy. With gallery stamp on front free endpaper, and the artist's business card clipped to title. SCARCE.
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£22.65
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Despiau. BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS

by (Charles DESPIAU). Leon DESHAIRS

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Published
[1930]
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£60.39

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G Cres, Paris,, [1930]. 8vo., First Edition, with title in blue and black, 60 fine plates in heliogravure and and numerous illustrations (the majority full-page) in the text; original wrappers, a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped, mildly browned dustwrapper, the latter lettered in blue and with one small tear at head of backstrip. Published in the well-known… Read more
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John Bacon RA 1740-1799.

by Ann COX-JOHNSON

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Published
1961
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£25.16

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St. Marylebone Society,, 1961. 8vo., First Edition, with 8pp of plates toned in sepia; printed wrappers, wire-stitched as issued, a very good, clean copy. St. Marylebone Society Publication No. 4. SCARCE.
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The Life of Henry Moore. [First US Edition]. NEAR FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER

by (Henry MOORE). Roger BERTHOULD

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Published
[1987]
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£31.46

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Dutton, New York NY,, [1987]. 8vo., First Edition thus, with numerous plates; black cloth, backstrip lettered in silver, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper.
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The English Angel. FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER

by Peter BURTON and Harland WALSHAW

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Published
2000]
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£12.58

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Windrush Press, [Moreton-in-Marsh,, 2000]. 4to., First Edition, with a frontispiece ands numerous fine photographs throughout; black cloth, backstrip lettered in silver, silver endpapers, a fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper.
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image of Udderly Art. Colourful Cows for Calgary. Photography by Clayton B Kaplar. PRESENTATION COPY SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND PHOTOGRAPHER

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Johnson Gorman, [Toronto,, 2000]. 4to., First Edition, with numerous coloured photographs throughout; pictorial boards, a fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. A PRESENTATION COPY SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND PHOTOGRAPHER ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. SCARCE.
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Shape of Things to Come. New Sculpture. FINE COPY IN THE DUSTWRAPPER

by SAATCHI GALLERY

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Published
2009
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£100.66

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Jonathan Cape,, 2009. Roy. 4to., First Edition, with very numerous fine coloured photographs throughout; cloth, a fine copy in the dustwrapper. Published to accompany the major exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, London
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La Sculpture Chinoise. BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY IN THE ORIGINAL WRAPPERS

by H. d'A de TIZAC

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Published
1931
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£85.56

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Van Oest, Paris,, 1931. 4to., First Edition, text in French, with 64 fine plates in heliogravure; original printed wrappers, uncut, a very good, bright, fresh copy. Published in the series 'Bibliotheque d'Histoire de l'Art'. Scarce in this condition
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Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851. New Revised Edition.

by Rupert GUNNIS

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Published
[1968]
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£45.30

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Abbey Library,, [1968]. Roy. 8vo., Second Edition, with 32 plates; original red cloth, gilt back, red edges, a very good, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Heavily revised and updated version of the original edition of 1953.
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Dali nella terza Dimensione.

by (Salvadore DALI). F. PASSONI R. MORSE and A. FIELD

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Published
[1987]
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Edizione Master Fine Art Gallery, Milano,, [1987]. Roy. 8vo., First Edition, text in Italian and English, with a coloured portrait frontispiece, and numerous coloured and monochrome photographs (a number full-page) in the text; original photographic wrappers, a near fine copy.
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Endless Worlds. [Foreword by Lois Katz]. NEAR FINE COPY

by [David CREGEEN]

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Published
[1990]
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£25.16

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[Privately Printed],, [1990]. Sm. 4to., First Edition, with numerous photographs throughout; original photographic wrappers, wire-stitched as issued, a near fine copy. This scarce catalogue reproduces 21 of Cregeen's well-known sculptures, including busts of Gielgud, Linus Pauling and Norma Procter.
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Figures in Wood of West Africa. IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER

by Leon UNDERWOOD

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Published
1947
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£18.87

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John Tiranti,, 1947. Sm. 8vo., First Edition, text in English and French, with 48 plates containing a variety of figures and a full-page map in the text, ; original black cloth, upper board lettered in white, covers very lightly age-marked else a very good, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter with minor loss at head and tail of… Read more
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A & C Black,, 1864. 8vo., First Edition, with an engraved frontispiece; original plum cloth, upper board with triple frame border enclosing a frieze image all in gilt, backstrip lettered in gilt, bevelled edges, green endpapers, uncut, backstrip moderately faded (but all lettering entirely legible), very neatly rebacked with old backstrip laid down, a very good, clean copy. This… Read more
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£213.89