European Art

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The Rape Of Europa

The Rape Of Europa

by Lynn H Nicholas

The Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War is the title of a book and a subsequent documentary film. The book, by Lynn Nicholas, explores the Nazi plunder of looted art treasures from occupied countries, and the consequences.
The Visconti Hours

The Visconti Hours

by Millard and Edith W Kirsch Meiss

Degenerate Art

Degenerate Art

by Stephanie Barron

Gerhard Richter

Gerhard Richter

by Robert Storr

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

by Donald E Gordon

After Raphael

After Raphael

by Marcia B Hall

Last Flowers Of Manet

Last Flowers Of Manet

by Robert Gordon

Stanley Spencer

Stanley Spencer

by Judith Nesbitt

Italy

Italy

by Emilio Ambasz Editor

The Last Flowers Of Manet

The Last Flowers Of Manet

by Robert Forge, Andrew Gordon

William Blake

William Blake

by Martin Butlin

Ivon Hitchens

Ivon Hitchens

by Peter Khoroche

Italian Painting

Italian Painting

by Lionello Venturi

Aubrey Beardsley

Aubrey Beardsley

by Andrew Lambirth

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Italy

by Emilio Ambasz

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Raft Of the Medusa, The

by Albert Alhadeff

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The Last Flowers Of Manet

by Robert and Andrew Forge Gordon

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The Visconti Hours, National Library, Florence

by Millard Meiss; Giovannino De' Grassi

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The Symbolic Universe

by Jeremy J Gray

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Lovis Corinth

by Editors Agnes Husslein-Arco and Stephan Koja

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Great Museums Of The World

by Inc And Arnoldo Mondadori, Editors Newsweek

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The World Of Ornament, Die Welt Der Ornamente

by A ; Dupont-Auberville, M Racinet

European Art Books & Ephemera

Giotto

Giotto

by Stubblebine, James

Velázquez: Painter and Courtier

Velázquez: Painter and Courtier

by Brown, Jonathan

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986. Softcover. Published New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986, third printing (1990). Folio wrappers, 10 1/2" x 12 3/4", xi+322pp., lavishly illustrated with color and b/w plates. Small bump to tip of rear cover and last 15 sheets, else fine. . Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. Folio.
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£79.36
Orientalists: Western Artists in Arabia, the Sahara, Persia & India [SIGNED]

Orientalists: Western Artists in Arabia, the Sahara, Persia & India [SIGNED]

by Davies, Kristian

U.S.A.: Laynfaroh, 2005. SIGNED first edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published NY: Laynfaroh, 2005, first printing. 4to., 9 3/4" x 12 1/2", 304pp., profusely illustrated throughout with over 300 full color reproductions. Author's acclaimed book on late 19th century Western artists in the Orient. Signed by author on title page: "BEST WISHES - Kristian Davies - JAN 2005." Small area of sunfade to cloth at heel, else fine in near fine dust jacket with mild fray at the crown..... Read more about this item
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£456.32
The Animal Kingdom: Mammals

The Animal Kingdom: Mammals

by Edward Griffith, Major Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon

Scarce set of all four volumes of The Class Mammalia, being Volumes 1-4 of the whole series
Complete with all 179 handcoloured and 21 uncoloured engravings of mammals and cetaceans mostly by Charles Hamilton Smith, many sketched from live or preserved specimens in European museums and zoological collections.
Ilustrations include over 20 endangered species including the chinchilla, river otter, Malayan tapir, agile gibbon, chimpanzee, lion-tailed macaque, toque macaque, African wild dog, orangutan, tiger,... Read more about this item
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£1,745.92
Gerhard Richter: Forty Years of Painting

Gerhard Richter: Forty Years of Painting

by Storr, Robert

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2002. Book. Near Fine. Wrappers. 340 pages. Paperback exhibition catalogue, bound in stiff illustrated French fold covers. There is some sunning to the spine with some rubbing to the edges. Otherwise, the binding is tight, with an uncreased spine, sharp corners, and clean interior. 303 illustrations 138 in color. Published on the occasion of the exhibition from The Museum of Modern Art, New York NY February 14-May 21, 2002, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL June... Read more about this item
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£59.52
Patchwork

Patchwork

by Bonetti, Mattia & Garouste, Elisabeth

A very good+ paperback folder (as in image) with 12 as new plates (image_2). Ce catalogue a ete realise pour l'exposition de Mattia Bonetti et Elisabeth Garouste "Patchwork", a la galerie VIA Paris du 7 dec. 1989 au 6 jan. 1990. Il contient douze planches des dessins originaux des artistes, imprimees par Suisse Imprimerie – Paris. This catalog was produced for the exhibition of Mattia Bonetti and Elisabeth Garouste "Patchwork", at the VIA Paris gallery from Dec. 7, 1989 to Jan. 6 1990. It contains... Read more about this item
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£256.29
G. Braque

G. Braque

by Richardson, John

Paris: La Bibliotheque Des Arts, 1962. First edition thus. First French edition. Text in French. Published Paris: La Bibliotheque Des Arts, 1962. Folio, 11" x 14 1/4." 32 pages text plus 34 tipped in color plates, 35 black and white (not tipped in). Sea blue cloth with gilt lettering and white paper covered boards lettered in black and gray. Foxing to the covers, end papers and interior face of dust jacket (facing the book), age toning along the margins of the page block, otherwise, clean,... Read more about this item
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£51.58
Canaletto's Sketchbook

Canaletto's Sketchbook

by Giovanna Nepi Scirè (Editor)

Venice: Canal and Stamperia Editorial, 1997. Trade wrappers with French flaps. Published Venice: Canal and Stamperia Editorial, 1997. 8vo., 7" x 9 1/4", 211pp., illustrated throughout with plates. Fine, as new. . Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo.
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£138.88
The Inner Light: Sculpture by Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova.

The Inner Light: Sculpture by Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova.

by BRYCHTOVA, Jaroslava and Stanislav Libensky. Text by Robert Kehlmann

Tacoma / Seattle: Museum of Glass / University of Washington Press, 2002. Signed by Jaroslava Brychtova on the half-title page. First edition / First printing. Black paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket.
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£238.08
Eric Gill: The Engravings

Eric Gill: The Engravings

by Gill, Eric; Skelton, Christopher

Boston: David Godine, 1990. First American edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published Boston: David Godine, 1990, first printing. Folio, 9 1/2" x 12 1/4", 478pp., illustrated with 993 engravings. Blind embossed green cloth with gilt titles, red endpapers. Light dust foxing along top edge of page block, else fine in near fine dust jacket. A beautiful volume. . 1st. Hard. Near Fine/Near Fine. Folio.
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£99.20
Sir Thomas Lawrence: Portraits of an Age, 1790-1830

Sir Thomas Lawrence: Portraits of an Age, 1790-1830

by Garlick, Kenneth

Alexandria, Virginia: Art Services International, 1993. First edition. Softcover. Published Alexandria, Virginia: Art Services International, 1993. 4to. wrappers, 9 1/4" x 12", 147pp., illustrated with full page color plates. Very fine, as new. . 1st. Soft Cover. Very Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to.
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£79.36
Jacob Jordaens

Jacob Jordaens

by Hulst, Roger Adolf D'

London: Mercatorfonds, 1982. First edition. Hard cover in dust jacket and publisher's slipcase. Published London: Mercatorfonds, 1982, first printing. Folio, 10 1/4" x 13 1/4", 375pp., illustrated with 252 b/w and color plates. Brown and white cloth with gilt titles. "In this magnificently produced volume, R.-A. d'Hulst analyzes critically Jacob Jordaen's output, including the large number of works that have recently come to light. He also clarifies which works are authentic... Read more about this item
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£99.20
Leni Riefenstahl: People of Kau.

Leni Riefenstahl: People of Kau.

by RIEFENSTAHL, Leni. Translated from the German by J. Maxwell Brownjohn

New York: Harper and Row, 1976. First U.S. Edition / First Printing. Green cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket.
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£115.07
William Blake / Martin Butlin

William Blake / Martin Butlin

by Butlin, Martin. William Blake (Exhibition) (1978 : London, Manchester). Blake, William (1757-1827). Tate Gallery. William Blake Trust

London : Tate Gallery Publications, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine cloth copy in a near fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dust wrapper, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. Physical description; 164 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col), facsims. (some col), ports. ; 28 cm. Notes; Catalogue of an exhibition at the Tate Gallery 9 March-21 May 1978 '... organised in association with the William Blake Trust'... Read more about this item
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£26.66
Artists of the Nineteenth Century and Their Works: A Handbook Containing Two Thousand and Fifty Biographical Sketches

Artists of the Nineteenth Century and Their Works: A Handbook Containing Two Thousand and Fifty Biographical Sketches

by Clement, Clara Erskine / Hutton, Laurence

Boston: Houghton Osgood / Houghton, Mifflin, 1879. First edition. Hard cover. 2 volume matching set. Published Boston: Houghton Osgood / Houghton, Mifflin, 1879, 1880. 8vo., lxxxvii+386pp.+43pp. index; lviii+373pp.+43pp. index. Dark maroon cloth with gilt spine titles and cover design, beveled boards with black endpapers, all edges tinted red. Volume one has the 1879 imprint of Houghton Osgood on title page; volume two has 1880 imprint of Houghton, Mifflin. Some wear to the cloth at spine ends, bit or... Read more about this item
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£1,785.60
La Variabilité du Gout dans les Arts

La Variabilité du Gout dans les Arts

by Arnoult, Léon

Léon Arnoult: La Variabilité du Gout dans les Arts. Les phases ornamentales de la mode (The variability of taste in the arts. The ornamental phases of fashion). Printed and published by Devambez "À l'enseigne du masque d'Or". Paris, 1921. ARNOULT Léon - William ABLETT (1877-1937 illustrator). Preowned, Signed. A l'Enseigne du Masque d'Or, chez Devambez, 1921, in-4°, 87 pp + 7 plate illustrations, printed in 303 numbered copies. Sewn, original printed stiff wrapper over blind wrapper. Printed... Read more about this item
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£157.93
Je Suis le Cahier: The Sketchbooks of Picasso.

Je Suis le Cahier: The Sketchbooks of Picasso.

by PICASSO, Pablo. Edited by Arnold Glimcher and Marc Glimcher. Contributions by Claude Picasso, E.A. Carmean, Robert Rosenblum, Theodore Reff, Rosalind Krauss, Sam Hunter, Gert Schiff, & Francoise Gilot

Boston / New York: Atlantic Monthly Press / The Pace Gallery, 1986. First edition / First printing. Red cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket. Reproductions from the sketchbooks of Picasso, including 6 complete sketchbooks.
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£79.36
Claude Lorrain: The Drawings. (California Studies in the History of Art. 8.)

Claude Lorrain: The Drawings. (California Studies in the History of Art. 8.)

by LORRAIN, Claude; ROETHLISBERGER, Marcel

Berkely and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1968. Two volume set. First editions. Hard covers in original cloth and dust jackets. Published Berkely and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1968, first printings. Folio, 10" x 13", Volume One - Catalog: xi+477pp; Volume Two - Plates: unpaginated, illustrated with 1,244 plates. Teal cloth with gilt titles. Roethlisberger's monumental work bringing together the entire corpus of authentic Lorrain' drawings,... Read more about this item
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£138.88
John Chamberlain - Without Fear - Sculpture From 1988 - 2003 (Waddington Galleries, London 20 April - 21 May 2005)

John Chamberlain - Without Fear - Sculpture From 1988 - 2003 (Waddington Galleries, London 20 April - 21 May 2005)

by CHAMBERLAIN, John

Waddington Galleries, London, 2005. 1st Edition. SOFTCOVER. Extra Large 4to. in stiff glossy card covers, unpaginated, approx. 36pp on glossy art paper, colour plates, etc __CONDITION : A well preserved almost AS NEW unmarked copy (slight shelf rub to cover bottom edges). ... __To see more of our Art Monographs etc type DbbARTIST in the Keywords search box __We always ship in PROTECTIVE CARD PARCELS
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£38.16
EMA :chut zrelého Jablka

EMA :chut zrelého Jablka

by Mišáková-Ábelová, Eva

Trencine: Galeria M. A. Bazovskeho v Trencine, 2006. First edition. Trade softcover. Published Trencin: Galeria M. A. Bazovskeho, 2006, first printing. Square 4to. wrappers with French flaps, 11 1/4" x 10 5/8", 128pp., illustrated with full color reproductions. Text in Slovak. Fine. . 1st. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to.
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£138.88
Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas

by Grappe, Georges

Berlin: Verlagsanstalt für Litteratur und Kunst First edition. Number 76, printed on handmade paper. Signed by author. Published Berlin: Verlagsanstalt für Litteratur und Kunst, nd. Text in German. Folio, 11 1/2" x 14 1/2", 59pp., illustrated Mit 1 Vierfarbentafel, 6 Mattkunstdruckbildern, 54 Tondruckbildern u. 1 Gravüre. Bound in blue leatherette and marbled paper covered boards with gilt titled spine label. Very good. . Hard. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. Folio.
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£79.36
The Works of William Hogarth, in a Series of 150 Steel Engravings, By the First Artists; with Descriptions & a Comment on Their Moral Tendency By Rev. John Trusler. To Which are Added, Anecdotes of the Author & His Works By J. Hogarth & J. Nichols. 2 Vols

The Works of William Hogarth, in a Series of 150 Steel Engravings, By the First Artists; with Descriptions & a Comment on Their Moral Tendency By Rev. John Trusler. To Which are Added, Anecdotes of the Author & His Works By J. Hogarth & J. Nichols. 2 Vols

by Trusler, Rev. John

London: E T Brain & Co 2 volumes, bound as one. Published London: E T Brain & Co, c. 1850's. 4to., 8 3/4" x 10 3/4", double frontis plates+ iv+145; double frontis plates+iv, 147-280. All plates present. Ex-library in library binding. Text and plates very good plus, clean, bright, no foxing or discoloration. . Hard. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to.
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£154.75
A Catalogue of Mr. Shannon's Lithographs, with Prefatory Note by Charles Ricketts, and a Portrait engraved by Charles Ricketts after a Medal by Alphonse Legros

A Catalogue of Mr. Shannon's Lithographs, with Prefatory Note by Charles Ricketts, and a Portrait engraved by Charles Ricketts after a Medal by Alphonse Legros

by SHANNON, CHARLES. RICKETTS, CHARLES

London: E J Wisselingh at the Dutch Gallery., 1902. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. pp. 31 (1). Portrait engraving by Ricketts. Bound by Zaehnsdorf in full brown morocco with gilt linear tooling to covers and gilt title on spine, inner dentelles with foliate gilt tooling and silk endpapers. Spine slightly rubbed, else a fine copy. One of 200 copies.'Printed in The Vale & Avon fonts under the supervision of C. Ricketts at the Ballantyne Press'.
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£450.00
Monumental Brasses

Monumental Brasses

by Macklin, H W

United Kingdom: Allen & Unwin. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1965. Reprint. Hardcover. 0047390026 . A Very Good Reprint hardcover in an About Good unclipped dustjacket. Book is in clean green boards, bumped to the spine ends and corners. Internally, no writing or stamps, unmarked toned pages, a little tanned to the text-block edges. The lightly soiled dustjacket is creased and rubbed to the edges, with small closed tears, a small loss to the spine head, and chips to the spine heel and tips -... Read more about this item
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£5.95
Musée d’Histoire Naturelle

Musée d’Histoire Naturelle

by Achille Comte

Very good copy of the 1st edition of this introduction to natural history
Complete with all 50 handcoloured wood-engraved plates printed by F. Chardon
Museum of Natural History; cosmography, geology, zoology, botany
In a beautifully restored French mid-19th century polychrome and gilt pictorial binding by Lenegre
The plates cover a wide range of subject matter. The frontis shows the universe with stars, nebulae and comets, the geology plates show erupting volcanoes and a Swedish iron-ore mine. The... Read more about this item
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£396.80
History of Copperplate Engraving Illustrated Library of Art and  Culture

History of Copperplate Engraving Illustrated Library of Art and Culture

by Hans Wolfgang Singer

Leipzig, Germany: B. Elischer Nachfolger. 1897. First Edition Thus. Decorated Binding. History of Copperplate Engraving. Illustrated Library of Art and Culture. Written entirely in German. Cira 1897. Inhalts-Derzeichnis: Die Anfänge der Kunst, Die Radirung, Die übrigen Techniken, Nachzügler und Neuerer, Künstler-Verzeichnis Contents: The Beginnings of the Art, The Radirung, The Remaining Technologies, Latecomers and Innovators, Artists List. Hundreds of beautiful illustrations through out. A... Read more about this item
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£23.81