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Australian Painters. Colonial 1788-1880;  Impressionists 1881-1930;  Modern 1931-1970
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Australian Painters. Colonial 1788-1880; Impressionists 1881-1930; Modern 1931-1970

By Gleeson, James

Lansdowne Press, Dee Why West, New South Wales, 1976. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. 1.323 kg.; 384 pages, this book was originally published as three separate volumes, and in the reproduction, the three volumes are reproduced down to the individual pagination of each book. Each book has an introduction and select bibliography at the end of the section. Dark green coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with 200 reproductions of Australian artists' works in colour, included is a small section at the beginning on Aboriginal art. Green coloured boards with white titles to the back strip. Photographic dustwrapper, showing three individual paintings on the front panel of Australian artists and the one on the back panel. Blue coloured background with white titles to the front panel and back strip. A history of Australian painting starting from before white settlement up until the 1970s. There is a small potted history of each artist discussed. trifling rubbing of the bottom edges of the boards from contact with shelves, and the dust jacket has 1/2 inch split at the top of the front fold over, foxing to the half title page. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Art -- Australian; Art -- History and Theory; Art -- Sculpture; Art -- Primitive. ISBN: 0701807318. ISBN/EAN: 9780701807313. Inventory No: 0276062. . 9780701807313 This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia..

$21.11

The Arts of Mankind
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The Arts of Mankind

By van Loon, Hendrik Willem

George G Harrap, London, 1952. Reprint. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: The Author. 800 g; 572 pages, in original hardcover binding, with metallic bookseller sticker at the bottom right-hand corner of the front paste down (Myer bookshop) the book and its pages have no damage or annotation. The dust jacket is rubbed with light chipping at the head of the spine and rubbing at the bottom of the spine with a couple of short tear is on the top and bottom of the rear panel. In the space of nearly 600 pages and with the lively aid of the most extraordinary drawings (many in full colour) he has ever made, Dr van Loon gives the general reader a love for an understanding of the background of all that is most enduring and the arts. He covers painting, architecture, music, sculpture, and the so-called minor art. He begins with the cave drawings of 25,000 BC and comes down to our own day -- . -- Front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: The Author. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Art -- Theory/Criticism; Art -- History and Theory; Art -- Sculpture; Art -- Primitive. Inventory No: 0236629. .

$10.56

Arts primitifs dans les ateliers d'artistes.
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Arts primitifs dans les ateliers d'artistes.

By Evrard, Marcel -- Curator

Musee de l'Homme par Societe des Amis du Musee de l'Homme , Paris, 1967. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. 1.0 kg; not paginated, (the text block is 1.7 cm thick), illustrated photographically, by José Oster, with the exception of plate number 50 which was by Adolf Studly. There are 158 black-and-white images in the catalogue, with the introductory section of the book being a list of the artists, and their comments on their relationship with the arts of black Africa, Oceania, pre-Columbian America and "archaique" Japan (I cannot quite get the flavour of the word to translate although it probably means pre-contact with the West Japan). The book is a softcover binding, with self attached photographic illustrated wrappers and fold over flap's. There is a slight rubbing of both top and bottom edges, but otherwise the book is in very good condition. Please note the text of the book is in French. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Art -- Australian; Art -- Sculpture; Art -- Primitive; Inventory No: 0228411. .

$83.18

The Play of the Unmentionable; an installation by Joseph Kosuth at the Brooklyn Museum with an introduction by Charlotta Kotik
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The Play of the Unmentionable; an installation by Joseph Kosuth at the Brooklyn Museum with an introduction by Charlotta Kotik

By Kosuth, Joseph & and Freedberg, David

Thames & Hudson, London, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. 1.25 kg; XVI, 152 pages, illustrated with black-and-white plates, black-and-white photographs, and colour photographs. The book and binding and jacket shows no damage. The artists started work on a project which reflected his passionate opposition to censorship and the arts. The resulting installation was one of the best attended, most widely reviewed and most controversial exhibitions of 1990 in the United States. -- front fold over blurb Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Art -- History and Theory; Art -- Sculpture; Art -- Primitive; Art -- Pottery. ISBN: 050023647X. ISBN/EAN: 9780500236475. Inventory No: 0227260. . 9780500236475 THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING.

$28.15

A Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851
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A Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851

By Gunnis, Rupert

The Abbey Library, London, 1964. New Revised Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. 1.2 kg; 514 pages, includes index of places, index of names, 1700+ individual biographies of sculptors and statuaries followed by lists of their works, and includes all important foreign artists who work in Britain during the period covered, and whose works still exist in Britain today. Includes 32 pages of halftone illustrations. Photographic illustrated dust jacket has a 2.0 inch closed tear at the top left of the front panel, and the back strip section of the jacket has faded from exposure to sunlight. The edges of the text block are browned for the same reason. First published in 1951, the preface to the new edition makes the point that 13 years have passed, therefore the year of publication has to be 1964. Size: Quarto -- up to 12 " Tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Reference; Art -- Sculpture; Inventory No: 0216562. . This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia..

$21.11

Art of Our Time;  Painting & Sculpture throughout the World
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Art of Our Time; Painting & Sculpture throughout the World

By Grohmann, Will

Thames & Hudson, London, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. 1.2 kg; 510 pages, forward by the editor, note to the English edition, list of illustrations, photo credits and index. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece, being a reproduction of Victor Vasarelys' " Cassiopee " ( detail ). The text is illustrated with 128 coloured plates and 334 black-and-white plates. Black coloured boards with white publishes' logo to the front panel. White writing to the spine. Very minor bumping to the corners of the spine and to the book corners. Some marks to the cloth of the boards. Browning and foxing to the paper edges. Offset tanning and foxing along with some staining to the endpapers. Internal pages have begun to become slightly aged toned. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower right hand corner of the front paste down. Illustrated dust wrapper ( wraparound ), showing various modern pieces of art work, against a black background with white and yellow writing on the front panel and white on the spine. Rubbing and slight chipping to the dust wrapper corners. Slight chipping to the top dust wrapper are spine edge and the laminate is starting to lift to both the top and bottom dust wrapper edges. A hint of fading to the spine. A few marks to the dust wrapper panels. Slight browning to the fold over panels and to the verso of the dust wrapper. Clipping of the dust wrapper, front fold over, lower right hand corner. Sixteen art specialists, including such reviewers as Sam Hunter, Alan Bowness, Romeo Brest, present an overview of, then, present-day painting and sculpture in Europe, North and South America, and Japan. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Art -- History and Theory ; Art -- Sculpture; Art & Design. Inventory No: 0104492. . THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU.

$28.15

The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum
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The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum

By Noguchi, Isamu

Abrams, New York, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Isamu Noguchi. 288 pp., preface by author, acknowledgements, notes to catalogue, plan of museum, appendix, index, photographic credits, map showing museum location. The text is profusely illustrated with both coloured and black and white photographs (48 coloured plates and 257 black and white) and maps. Dark grey boards with blind stamped initials on the front cover and white writing on the spine. Dust marks to the top paper edge and there is a little wrinkling and to the top of the pages. Photographic dustwrapper, showing an interior of the museum, with white writing on the front panel and spine. Very minor wear to the dust wrapper. A catalogue of the works within The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum -- "...for in it the artist himself offers unique, extraordinary insights into the making and meaning of each sculpture.". This is the First USA Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Caulfield. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Isamu Noguchi. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Japan ; Art -- Sculpture; ISBN: 0810913747. ISBN/EAN: 9780810913745. Inventory No: 0101289. . 9780810913745 This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. .

$70.38

Memories of the Shtetl;  Sculptures by Leon Wolowski
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Memories of the Shtetl; Sculptures by Leon Wolowski

By Wolowski, Leon ( Artist ) & Cykiert, Abraham ( Text )

Globe Press , Melbourne, 1982. First Edition. Softcover (Stiff Boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Leon Wolowski. 84 pages, introduction by artist, foreword by Karl Duldoig, acknowledgements and list of plates. The text is illustrated colour and black-and-white photographs of sculptures by Leon Wolowski. Photographic front cover, showing the work " The Matchmaker ", with a yellow background and black titles on the front panel and backstrip. An invocation ( in statues ) of a mostly forgotten way of life, and people, in the European Jewish shtetls of the early to middle twentieth century. Bumping and creasing to the book corners. Fading to front book panel and backstrip. A few blue ink marks to the rear book panel. Previous owners name to the top right-hand corner of the half title page. This is the first Australian edition. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Leon Wolowski. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Fine Arts ; Judaica; Art -- Sculpture; Australia; ISBN: 0959367152. ISBN/EAN: 9780959367157. Inventory No: 0103925. . 9780959367157 This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. .

$17.60

Herbert Ferber

By Goossen, E. C. & Herbert Ferber

Abbeville Press, NY, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. 13" x 11.75". 228 pages; 119 full-color illus , 125 in black & white; major commissions, collections and exhibitions; bibliography; index. Plum cloth , gilt spine title and cover design after Ferber. First comprehensive monograph on the American sculptor; notable for the large format and the color photographs. Chronology by Phyllis Tuchman. The dustwrapper has been rubbed through the illustration at several spots on the lower spine cover, and is slightly crumpled at the top edge Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Art -- Sculpture; ISBN: 0896591484. ISBN/EAN: 9780896591486. Inventory No: 0200087. . 9780896591486

$76.78