British Art

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Exposed

Exposed

by Alison Smith

Alison Smith is a curator at Tate Britain and the author of The Victorian Nude: Sexuality, Morality, and Art. She lives in London, England.
The Nature Of Photographs

The Nature Of Photographs

by Stephen Shore

Includes index.

1st ed. published by The Johns Hopkins University Press.
Alan Reynolds

Alan Reynolds

by Michael Harrison

Ivon Hitchens

Ivon Hitchens

by Peter Khoroche

Desert Rat Sketch Book

Desert Rat Sketch Book

by Clifford Saber

Aubrey Beardsley

Aubrey Beardsley

by Andrew Lambirth

Sir Thomas Lawrence

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by Kenneth Garlick

Aubrey and The Dying Lady

Aubrey and The Dying Lady

by Malcolm Easton

William Orpen

William Orpen

by Robert Upstone

William Blake

William Blake

by Martin Butlin

Wood-Engravings Of John Nash

Wood-Engravings Of John Nash

by Jeremy Greenwood

The Windsor Style

The Windsor Style

by Suzy Menkes

Stanley Spencer

Stanley Spencer

by Judith Nesbitt

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The Pageant No1

by C Hazelwood; White, J W Gleeson Shannon

No image available

The Art Of William Nicholson

by William and Colin Campbell Nicholson

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The British Dance Of Death

by Benedictus Antonio Van Assen

British Art Books & Ephemera

Sickert

Sickert

by Sickert

Mneme Ann Hamilton

Mneme Ann Hamilton

by Hamilton, Ann; Tate Gallery Liverpool

The Tudor Image

The Tudor Image

by Howard, Maurice

Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon

by Gale, Matthew and Stephens, Chris

William Blake

William Blake

by BUTLIN, Martin

London: Tate Gallery, 1966. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. Small octavo. Wrappers. [48]pp. Thirty-two plates. Near fine. The Tate Gallery little book series. Published by the order of the trustees 1966.
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£15.63
SHELTER-SKETCH-BOOK. Mit 80 Zeichnungen in Faksimile Lichtdrucken... (lacking the lithograph)

SHELTER-SKETCH-BOOK. Mit 80 Zeichnungen in Faksimile Lichtdrucken... (lacking the lithograph)

by Moore , Henry - SIGNED BY THE ARTIST

Berlin- London: Rembrandt Verlag, Marlborough Fine Art, 1967. Limited/Numbered PRIVATE PRESS. Original Cloth Box. Very Good. Big Folio. Henry Moore. Title page, 4pp and colophone.+80 coloured plates. ONE 0F 180 COPIES OF THE GERMAN EDITION (COPY NR. 24) SIGNED BY HENRY MOORE. Without the original lithograph called for. Remark in the colophone: " Die Lichtdrucke wurden in der graphischen Anstalt Ganymed , Berlin hergestellt." - Original folio red linen case with some light wear and small 3cm tear on head... Read more about this item
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£625.12
The Landscape Paintings of Thomas Gainsborough (2 Volumes)

The Landscape Paintings of Thomas Gainsborough (2 Volumes)

by John Hayes


2 Vols in slipcase - book covers like new - pages clean, bright and unmarked – spines like new.
Jackets like new.
Slipcase shows modest wear, sun fading at edges.
Proceeds benefit Friends of the Library.
"Honest and reliable service - every book hand-packaged with care."

Explore the exquisite beauty of Gainsborough's Landscape Paintings with this 2-volume set by John Hayes. Published in 1982 by Cornell University Press, this hardcover book set is a critical text and catalogue raisonne of... Read more about this item
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£117.21£105.49
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
Ivon Hitchens

Ivon Hitchens

by Bowness, Alan

Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd. Good in Good dust jacket. 1973. Hardback. 0853313547 . Please note that this is a heavy item and may require extra postage.; Dust jacket rubbed from shelving, small tear near spine, age-toned on inside; Boards firm and clean with sharp corners; Page edges dusty, center page grubby, but generally clean internally with no ownership marks or annotations, tipped-in plates bright, some pages a little warped; Binding tight. This handsome volume is a tribute to thje artist in... Read more about this item
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£165.00
Ivon Hitchens

Ivon Hitchens

by Khoroche, Peter

Andre Deutsch Ltd. Good in Good dust jacket. 1990. Hardback. 0233986073 . Please note that this is a heavy item and may require extra postage for international shipping.; Dust jacket undamaged, but toned with some handling marks, spine sunned; Boards firm and clean, gilt titling bright, corners sharp; edges dusty, pages toned but clean throughout with no ownership mark or annotation; Binding tight.; 11 X 11 inches; 288 pages .
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£20.00
Edward Lear As a Landscape Draughtsman

Edward Lear As a Landscape Draughtsman

by Hofer, Philip

Harvard University Press. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1967. Hardback. 9780674239500 . Dust jacket lightly worn w/ a number of small splits and creases along edges, a suggestion of rubbing on both panels; Boards quarter-bound in two-toned biege and light green cloth, lightly sunned at top-edge, slight offsetting toward fore-edges, gilt lettering bright; Pages lightly age-toned, small stain at base of fore-edge, previous owner's signature on ffep, coloured frontispiece, B&W indexed... Read more about this item
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£10.00
Representing Britain 1500 - 2000: 100 Works from the Tate Collection

Representing Britain 1500 - 2000: 100 Works from the Tate Collection

by Myrone, Martin

London: Tate Publishing. 2000. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine condition. A lovely book in excellent condition. Colour plates. 144 pages. Both a celebration and re-examination of 100 memorable examples of 500 years of British art. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 1st Edition. Softcover.
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£10.59
Flogging a Dead Horse The Life and Works of Jake and Dinos Chapman

Flogging a Dead Horse The Life and Works of Jake and Dinos Chapman

by Chapman, Jake & Dinos Chapman

Rizzoli International Publications. Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued. 2011. Hardback. 0847834786 . Please note that this is a heavy item and will require additional postage. ; Cardboard with cut-out sections on front, slipcase rubbed at edges w/ some chipping, a touch bumped on corners, prior price label and small adhesive stain on rear; Paper boards clean, lightly age-toned on spine, slight bumping to corners; Pages crisp, no ownership marks, B&W and coloured plates; Binding tight. ; 9... Read more about this item
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£125.00
Therese Oulton. Slow Motion. Recent Paintings 1997 - 2000

Therese Oulton. Slow Motion. Recent Paintings 1997 - 2000

by Oulton, Therese; Slyce, John [intro.]

London: Marlborough Fine Art. G: in good condition without dust jacket as issued. Ink mark at front cover. Tape marks at rear cover interior. [2000]. [First Edition]. Softback card cover. 300mm x 250mm (12" x 10"). [40pp]. Colour illustrations. .
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£36.00
La Putain P Jette Le Gant [Whore P Throws Down the Gauntlet]

La Putain P Jette Le Gant [Whore P Throws Down the Gauntlet]

by Feuchtenberger, Anke; Devries, Katrin

France: FRMK. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. 2007. First Edition. Illustrated hardback laminated board cover. 270mm x 190mm (11" x 7"). 86pp. Colour plates. .
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£24.00
John Gardiner Crawford. Acrylic and Watercolour Paintings

John Gardiner Crawford. Acrylic and Watercolour Paintings

by Crawford, John Gardiner; Boyd, James D [intro.]

Glasgow: William Hardie Ltd. VG : Very in Good condition without dust jacket. 1993. Limited Edition [2000]. Illustrated laminated card cover. 220mm x 300mm (9" x 12"). [72pp.]. Colour and b/w plates. .
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£22.00
Blake, Palmer, Linnell & Co. The Life of John Linnell

Blake, Palmer, Linnell & Co. The Life of John Linnell

by Linnell, David

Lewes, Sussex: The Book Guild Ltd. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket. Cover rubbed and lightly creased. 1994. First Edition. Black hardback cloth cover. 300mm x 220mm (12" x 9"). 413pp. Colour plates; additional b/w illustrations. Heavy item - shipping supplement may apply for overseas. .
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£32.00
The Dictionary of British Equestrian Artists

The Dictionary of British Equestrian Artists

by Mitchell, Sally

Woodbridge, England: Antique Collectors' Club, 1985. First edition. Hard cover in original cloth and dust jacket. Published Woodbridge, England: Antique Collectors' Club, 1985, first printing. 4to., 9" x 11", 517pp., illustrated with 600 b/w reproductions and 39 color plates, representing the work of 870 artists. Very good in very good dust jacket. . 1st. Hard. Very Good/Very Good. 4to.
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£66.42
The  Genius of British Painting

The Genius of British Painting

by Piper, David (Editor)

London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1975. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good+ condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made clear archival plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 64 Pages of Colour reproduction and 300 Black and White Illustrations. 352 pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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£13.23
Portraits of the Female Aristocracy of the Court of Queen Victoria (Vol. I & II)

Portraits of the Female Aristocracy of the Court of Queen Victoria (Vol. I & II)

by [William and Edward Finden, et al.]

London: J. Hogarth, 5 Haymarket, 1849. Hardcover. Very Good. Ex-library (non-circulating). Rebound in quarter black leather with green faux-leather cloth sides. Spine gilt stamped (matching call number), with raised bands. Outer hinges rubbed. Library bookplate on front pastedowns. Pinhole library stamps on title pages, dedication page, and on one additional text-only leaf in each volume. Edges of leaves are toned; scattered foxing; dampstains in the margin of the first four plates in Vol. II. Tissue... Read more about this item
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£546.98
Our Wonderful Culture

Our Wonderful Culture

by Philip Dobree, Rosemary Carr

A oversized catalogue of this significant show of the same name. Publication includes essay by Glyn Banks of 'Art in Ruins', and two poster poems on separate pages by Deborah Levy ('After Magritte' and 'After Warhol') illustrated. Contains original screen prints. Some pages In Colour.One copy with white card cover, another with brown card cover, both with silk screen by Hercules FishermanDetails and images made for those with a serious interest in this rare item. Difficult to assess value as so rare.... Read more about this item
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£125.00
Henry Moore at the British Museum.

Henry Moore at the British Museum.

by Henry Moore

Moore, Henry. Henry Moore at the British Museum. British Museum Publ. London. 1981 1st ed. 4to Black cloth, gilt titles to spine. Unclipped dustwrapper. Pp128. Black and white illustrations throughout. Authors inscription in thick dark ink on half-title to James Shurmer dated September 1981.
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£150.00
Ivon Hitchens: Nudes

Ivon Hitchens: Nudes

by Khoroche, Peter (foreword)

London: Jonathan Clark Fine Art, 2005. Book. Fine. Soft cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Softcover in clear acetate dustjacket. Condition: Fine. Dustjacket condition: Fine. 38 plates (three folding), many in colour. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of Nudes by Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979) held at the Jonathan Clark gallery, London in 2005."Together with his domestic interiors and flower pieces, his nudes are an expression of that "joie de vivre"... Read more about this item
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£18.00
The Snail That Climbed the Eiffel Tower and Other Work by John Minton

The Snail That Climbed the Eiffel Tower and Other Work by John Minton

by Salisbury, Martin

The Mainstone Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2017. Hardback. 0957666535 . Dust jacket clean and stiff; Boards firm and clean with sharp corners; Internally clean, no ownership mark or annotation; Binding tight; No signs of previous ownership.; 9.75 X 12 inches; 240 pages .
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£22.50
The Artist in his World, with 8 Descriptive Poems by Alasdair Gray - AN UNCOMMON DOUBLE-SIGNED COPY

The Artist in his World, with 8 Descriptive Poems by Alasdair Gray - AN UNCOMMON DOUBLE-SIGNED COPY

by McCulloch, Ian, with Gray, Alasdair

Argyll Publishing, 1998. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. As New/Fine. First Printing. The Artist in his world presents a decade's work by Ian McCulloch in the medium of print. And in an unusual collaboration across artisitic boundaries Alasdair Gray has produced 8 poems written from August 2-5, 1998 on eight series of prints by the artist. A wonderful book and this copy is one of an unspecified but limited number signed in pencil by both the artist and the poet, at the front endpaper. Book and... Read more about this item
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£168.48
The Scottish Colourists 1900-1930

The Scottish Colourists 1900-1930

by Long, Philip & Elizabeth Cumming

National Galleries of Scotland. Very Good. 1999. Paperback. 1903278031 . Stiff card wrappers unmarked, with no notable wear, a little rubbed from shelving; binding tight, secure; pages, plates and illustrations unmarked and undamaged.; 9.75 X 0.75 X 12 inches; 152 pages .
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£12.00
RALPH STEADMAN'S EXTINCT BOIDS - First Printing, Double-Signed

RALPH STEADMAN'S EXTINCT BOIDS - First Printing, Double-Signed

by Steadman, Ralph & Levy, Ceri

London: Bloomsbury Natural History, 2012. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. A wonderful copy of the first volume in the Gonzovation Trilogy. Signed by Ceri Levy, who provides the commentary, and by the artist, Ralph Steadman with accompanying splatter and doodle. Orange-coloured cloth with silver-gilt decoration and titles to the upper cover. Unpaginated, a very large and heavy book weighing in at 2 Kilos approx. In beautiful, unread condition, creakingly tight, minor bump to top... Read more about this item
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£304.20
Johan Zoffany RA Society Observed

Johan Zoffany RA Society Observed

by Postle, Martin (ed.)

Yale University Press/ Yale Center for British Art/ Royal Academy of Arts. Very Good. 2011. Paperback. 1907533265 . Please note that this is a heavy item and may require extra postage.; Card covers bright, stiff and clean, spine a trifle cocked, yet uncreased; Internally clean, no ownership mark or annotations, illustrated with copious colour reproductions; Binding tight. Overall an attractive, sturdy copy of this handsomely produced edition.; 8.4 X 5.9 X 0.7 inches; 312 pages .
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£15.00
Aubrey Breadsley. Exhibition of Drawings and Books.

Aubrey Breadsley. Exhibition of Drawings and Books.

by BEARDSLEY, AUBREY

New York: The Grolier Club., 1945. First edition. Folding sheet.. Very Good. 12mo. Single sheet, folded twice. 40 item catalogue, one b/w illust.
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£35.00