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Keith Brockie's Wildlife Sketchbook

By: Brockie, Keith

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03381

ISBN: 0460045148

Condition: Very Good


Keith Brockie, a wildlife artist from Fife, spent many months travelling throughout Scotland in order to paint, draw and sketch the birds, animals and plants that appear in the pages of this book. The freshness, vitality and delicate colouring of his sketches, accompanied by his own notes and observations, together with his larger paintings of Scottish wildlife in its natural habitat, make this a superb book. There is some creasing to the edges of the D/W. View more info

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A Light Touch [ Painting Landscapes in Oils].

By: Curtis David.

Price: £18.08

Publisher: Newton Abbot Devon., David & Charles .: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00011

Condition: Very Good


David Curtis' s considered approach to oil painting results in landscapes which dispel the medium's reputation for heaviness and intractabililty. His refreshing techniques and method enable him to capture light-filled landscapes which will be a revelation to all landscape artists. This is a 1st Edition secondhand book in light blue hardcovers in good condition. The dustwrapper is slightly worn to the bottom front corner but is otherwise in good order. View more info

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L' Eternel Fe'minin ; From Renoir to Picasso

By: Doschka, Roland

Price: £18.00

Publisher: GmBH, Prestael: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02478

ISBN: 379131730X

Condition: Very Good


Works by great artists have been combined in a unique study celebrating Women as a goddess, mother, wife, lover, and femme fatale. Key paintings in oil by each of these artists evoke a kaleidoscope of different sensual, sexual, and maternal emotions. Many of the 80 works , which have rarely, if ever, been published, come from well known private collections all over the world. The D/W has a large tear on the back panel ,but which has been repaired with a paper patch on the inside of the D/W. there is also a small tear to the top of the spine. View more info

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Ceramics Source Book

By: Errol Manners

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Collins & Brown, London, UK: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03712

ISBN: 1855850206

Condition: Near Fine


The Ceramics Source book is a visual survey of the subject, tracing its development from its beginnings up to the present day and identifying the key traditions and styles. Each chapter contains an introductory essay followed by lavishly illustrated pages focusing on the key themes. The D/W shows light wear and scratching to the front cover and its corners A tight clean copy. View more info

Painting with Watercolour: A Foundation Course

By: Flenley, Debbie

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK, Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02137

ISBN: 1861083696

Condition: New


Painting with Watercolour: A Foundation Course showcases the instant appeal of this wonderful medium. Stunning illustrastions will in spire you, simple exercises clearly explain the techniques. Supported by the guidance contained within this book , you'll discover your inner artist. This is a New Remainder Book. View more info

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Natural science books in English, 1600-1900

By: Knight, David.M.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Portman Books: 1989

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03492

ISBN: 071340728X

Condition: Near Fine


Early books on science may be beautiful, rare, historically important, they may be excellent reading for their own sake, or they may combine two or more of these virtues. The author provides a remarkably comprehensive account of all the significant scientific works which have appeared in English during the three hundred years from, roughly, 1600 - 1900. The D/W shows light wear to its edges and corners. View more info

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Nafea: Die Sammlung Rudolf Staechelin, Basel (French Edition)

By: Muller, Hans-Joachim

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Switzerland., Wiese Verlag AG Basel.: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02640

ISBN: 3909158528

Condition: Very Good


This fascinating art book by Hans- Joachim Muller, is published by the Rudolf Staechelin Family Foundation in honour of the great collector Rudolf Staechelin. The readers of this elegant book on an important European art collection can look forward to acquiring knowledgeable insights provided in the most enjoyable readable terms. The green boards has a little damage to the back cover on the board edge . The DJ have a hole in the same place as the damage to the back board it also shows signs of shelf ware. Please note: Standard Shipping (2nd class) to world zone1 and world zone 2 is by sea and ... View more info

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The Complete Oil Painter ( History,materials, Projects Techniques,step-by-step Instructions )

By: Rodwell, Jenny .

Price: £16.26

Publisher: London., Pelham Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00032

ISBN: 072071785X

Condition: Very Good


The Complete Painter is a guide for both the novice and the more experience artist. It provides a comprehensive insight into every facet of oil painting: its history,the equipment required, and , above all, the techniques and skills needed to produce successful paintings. This is a secondhand book in hardcovers which are in beige and in good order. The dustwrapper as a tear to the bottom of the spine and a slight dent where it covers the spine. View more info

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The Edward T. Chow Collectrion Part Three

By: Sutherby Parke Bernet.

Price: £225.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Southerby Parke Bernet ( Hong Kong ) Ltd: 1981

Sellers ID: 03709

Condition: Fine


This catalogue is part Three of a three volume series for the sale of the Edward t. Chow Collection. This volume covers Ming and Qing Porcelain and Works of Art. A beautifully illustrated book with 625 black and white and full colour plates. A fantastic resource book for anyone interested in chinese porcelain and works of art. A fine tight clean copy. View more info

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British Jigsaw Puzzles of the 20th Century

By: Tyler, Tom

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Richard Dennis Publications: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03488

ISBN: 0903685566

Condition: Fine


Jigsaw puzzles have been a source of amusement, challenge and fellowship for nearly two hundred and fifty years, yet the research into their history has really only taken place over the last thirty years coinciding with the increase in collections of puzzles and their often painstaking restoration. This book has many illustrations in colour to accompany the text. A clean tight and very interesting book. View more info