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Thorburn's Birds

By: James Fisher ( Editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Ebury Press / Michael Joseph.: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03914

Condition: Very Good


In this single -volume edition the 82 magnificent watercolour plates, notable for their accuracy and exactness of detail, but also for their distinction as works of art, depict over 400 of the 467 ( or so ) species which were being seriously considered for formal admission to the British- Irish list of 1967. The D/W shows some light creasing to its edges and corners. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Peggy Angus: Designer, Teacher, Painter

By: James Russell

Price: £250.00

Publisher: UK, Antique Collectors' Club: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03711

ISBN: 1851497684

Condition: Fine


Few people who met Peggy Angus ever forgot her. Passionate, outspoken and irreverent, she began her career as a painter and muralist before finding her vision as a designer of tile murals and wallpaper. As a teacher she inspired generations of students, of all ages and abilities, instilling in them her belief that art is integral to human life. Combining biography with critical analysis of her work, this richly illustrated book aims both to celebrate Peggy's life and remarkable career. There is a tear to the top of the crease on the front flap which has been repaired by an internal white paper... View more info

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Gothic Art Now

By: Jasmine Becket-Griffith

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK., Ilex: 2008

Sellers ID: 02474

ISBN: 1905814356

Condition: Very Good


This book is full of the very best in contemporary Gothic Art and Illustrations. The DW shows signs of wear with worn corners and a tear to the front of the DW. View more info

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Northumberland in Watercolour

By: John Taylor

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Ansis Publishing: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04054

ISBN: 0951952919

Condition: Very Good


In this book the fine illustrations by Daphne Harrison and the text by John Taylor compliment each other. The text describing the what is in the illustrations , and the illustrations putting a picture to the text. A beautiful book on the history, fauna and flora of Northumberland. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Fauve Landscape

By: Judi Freeman

Price: £35.00

Publisher: USA, Abbeville Press Inc: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04365

ISBN: 1558590250

Condition: Very Good


For a few years in the first decade of this century, several adventures French painters - Matisse, Derain, de Vlaminck, Dufy, Braque, and others - came together in a loose - knit group that a sympathetic critic dubbed the Fauves ( " wild beasts ") A perceptive essay by the author provides a lucid introduction to the Fauves and the landscape. Her exhaustively detailed and richly illustrated chronology of the years 1904-8. There is light marking to the text block and there is a nic to the edge of the spine. View more info

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Botanical Illustration.

By: King Ronald.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Ash & Grant.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00078

Condition: Good


The Botanical Illustration surveys the astonishing historical range and visual diversity of the art of depicting flowers and other plants and paintings, prints and drawings.1st edition in hardcovers which are faded but good,the dustwrapper as a small tear and rippled edges to the top and bottom. View more info

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Women

By: Klimt, Gustav

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK., Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03271

Condition: Very Good


Women. The subject dominated Klimt throughout his working life. He wove their sinuous lines into paintings to great decorative effect. He came to express his own vision of society and artistic credo through his countless paintings of women. There are 57 colour plates and 16 text illustrations. A good , clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Infant Chimpanzee and Human Child: A Classic 1935 Comparative Study of Ape Emotions and Intelligence (Series in Affective Science)

By: Ladygina-Kohts, N. N.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Oxford University Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02782

ISBN: 0195135652

Condition: Very Good


This is a truly remarkable book on chimpanzee emotions and psychology that first appeared three quarters of a century ago in Moscow. This first English edition has been supervised by B.M. de Waal and includes all original photographs and line illustrations. The DJ shows light shelf ware. View more info

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Masters of the Japanese Print.

By: Lane, Richard.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Thames and hudson.: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02272

Condition: Very Good


Dr Lane tells us all we need to know to appreciate the prints and the sensuous "floating " world in which they originate. The chapters trace the development of this exotic art through the 18th and 19th centuries to the present . There is light tanning to the page edges and the D/W has a tear to the top front corner and two other chips to the edge View more info

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Painting in the Far East.

By: Lawrence Binyon.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: UK, Edward Arnold & Co.: 1923

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 04232

Condition: Very Good


This is an introduction to the history of pictorial art in Asia especially China and Japan. This book is illustrated throughout with black & white photographs. The hardcovers shows wear especially to the spine ends and the corners are bumped it is also grubby. The text block which is rough cut is lightly discoloured. A good tight copy. View more info

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The paintings of L.S.Lowry- Oils and Watercolours

By: Levy , Mervyn

Price: £15.00

Publisher: uk, Book Club Associates: 1977

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 03159

Condition: Good


All of L.S.Lowry's major canvases are reproduced, many in colour, and these together with the wide selection of other works go to make this book one of the most comprehensive monographs when it was published. There are bumps to the corners of the blue boards. The D/J shows considerable wear to its edges corners and spine. There is a tear to the top of the D/J at the front and the spine is also sun faded. View more info

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The Art of Beatrix Potter

By: Linder, Enid and Leslie, Introduction and Notes to each section.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Frederick Warne & Co.: 1978

Edition: 3rd reprint

Sellers ID: 03395

ISBN: 0723214573

Condition: Very Good


This revised and enlarged edition reveals her greatness as an artist, and in some measure explains the secret of her charm. Leslie Linder has included many new reproductions of her art in this volume, and he and his sister Enid have prefaced each section with introductory notes which tell the history of her pictures and trace the development of her work as a writer and illustrator of children's books. A very clean and tight copy View more info

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W. Barns-Graham: A Studio Life

By: Lynne Green

Price: £45.00

Publisher: uk, Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04367

ISBN: 085331828X

Condition: Very Good


This is the first book devoted to the significant British abstract painter, Wilhelmina Barns-Graham. In this examination of her work, Lynne Green restores Barns-Graham to her rightful place in the story of the St Ives School, establishes her personal achievement as a painter, and by implication, the importance of her wider contribution to twentieth-century art. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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VRS GRAF

By: Major Emil and Erwin Gradmann

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London., Home & Van Thal: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01543

Condition: Very Good


The D/w is tanned and is chipped on the page edges. View more info

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Oryx and Crake

By: Margaret Atwood

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Pub Ltd: 2003

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04332

ISBN: 0747562598

Condition: Very Good


In this book Atwood projects us into a less-than-brave new world, an outlandish yet wholly believable space populated by a cast of characters who will continue inhabit your dreams long after the last chapter. There is light creasing to the top of the d/w. View more info

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C.A.X.T.O.N The Description of Britain

By: Marie Collins.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Guild Publishing: 1988

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 03674

Condition: Near Fine


Gloriously illustrated, with woodcuts, engravings and illustrated manuscripts dating from Caxton's days and before, as well as recent photographs, and aerial views of contemporary Britain, this book will appeal to all those who love the British Isles and are intrigued by there history. There is an inscription on the inside of the front board and the dj has wear to the edges and a small tear to the front lower corner. Otherwise a good , clean and tight copy. View more info

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At Work in Paris: Raymond Mason on Art and Artists

By: Mason, Raymond

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK., Thames & Hudson: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03215

ISBN: 0500511144

Condition: Very Good


By turn humorous and passionate, Mason reflects on a variety of matters, from Parisian architecture to the development of his own oeuvre and that of artists from Hogarth to Rodin. These passages by an articulate artist writing about art complete an enjoyable and thoroughly spirited volume. The text is accompanied by 25 illustrations. The D/W shows shelf-wear rubbing on the back panel View more info

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The Story of the Wellington Foundry, Lincoln: History of William Foster & Co.Ltd

By: Michael R. Lane

Price: £35.00

Publisher: UK, Michael R Lane: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04039

ISBN: 0906290155

Condition: Very Good


The story of the Wellington Foundry , Lincoln chronicles the 100-year independent existence of the company founded by William Foster ( 1816-1876 ). It was one of a dozen or so manufacturers established during the period of ' High Farming'. There is light wear to the d/w. A good , clean and tight book 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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Graphic Works of Edvard Munch

By: Munch, Edvard

Price: £16.00

Publisher: USA, Dover Publications: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03440

ISBN: 0486237656

Condition: Very Good


Obsessed with the themes of fear, death, suffering, woman's destructive power, loneliness, and despair, Edvard Munch created paintings and prints that shocked most of his contemporaries. His haunting, evocative works always had their admirers, but his popularity and critical reputation have grown over the years. There is a mark on the lower corner of the text block. The soft covers show light shelf wear and creasing. View more info