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  • 11 Los Angeles Artists by TUCHMAN, Maurice and LIVINGSTON, Jane [ Curators ]
    TUCHMAN, Maurice and LIVINGSTON, Jane [ Curators ]
    11 Los Angeles Artists

    London Whitechapel 1971

    Unpagnated c40pp 98 numbers described, some illustrated in colour and b/w. 4to. Decorated wrappers. T These a little worn with some foxing on lower wrapper. The First European Exhibition of Art from Los Angeles. 11 Los Angeles Artists was curated by Maurice Tuchman and Jane Livingston from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The exhibition featured the work of a 'small diverse group of artists', many of them only recently out of art school. Some of these younger artists, including Larry Bell, Robert Irwin, John McLaughlin, Bruce Nauman, Ed Ruscha and William Wegman, were little known in the US outside a small number of alternative galleries. Held at the almost new Hayward Gallery on London's…

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    London Whitechapel 1971

    Unpagnated c40pp 98 numbers described, some illustrated in colour and b/w. 4to. Decorated wrappers. T These a little worn with some foxing on lower wrapper. The First European Exhibition of Art from Los Angeles. 11 Los Angeles Artists was curated by Maurice Tuchman and Jane Livingston from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The exhibition featured the work of a 'small diverse group of artists', many of them only recently out of art school. Some of these younger artists, including Larry Bell, Robert Irwin, John McLaughlin, Bruce Nauman, Ed Ruscha and William Wegman, were little known in the US outside a small number of alternative galleries. Held at the almost new Hayward Gallery on London's South Bank.

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    Stock ID: 20772
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  • 5 Devon Potters by Signed by all five potters DAVIES, Peter
    Signed by all five potters DAVIES, Peter
    5 Devon Potters

    Produced by Jones & Palmer Ltd nd 2004

    96pp, with full page colour illustrations of the pots featured. 4to. Cloth bound. Very good with dust wrapper. Introduction by Tanya Harrod. Photography by Chris Chapman. Features the work of Svend Bayer, Bruce Chivers, Clive Bowen, Nic Collins, Tim Andrews. Beautifully produced study of contemporary ceramics.

    Stock ID: 20833
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  • A booke of sundry draughtes: Principaly serving for glasiers: and not impertinent for plasterers, and gardiners: besides sundry other professions. Whereunto is annexed the Manner how to anniel in Glas: and also the true Forme of the Fornace by GEDDE Walter
    GEDDE Walter
    A booke of sundry draughtes: Principaly serving for glasiers: and not impertinent for plasterers, and gardiners: besides sundry other professions. Whereunto is annexed the Manner how to anniel in Glas: and also the true Forme of the Fornace

    (1615) London, The Leadenhall Press 1898

    Irregularly paginated, but c134 pp. + 24 pp. ads for books published by the Leadenhall Press. Royal 8vo. Bound in velum reproduction of original binding, missing leather thong ties. Covers slightly grubby and bottom upper corner has a crease across it but lettering on upper board very bright. Additional to titles is the hand written ownership details. This is from the office of "Alfred Goslett & Co. Ltd, Antique Lead Glaziers, 26 Soho Square, London". Internal pages uniformly browned as is often the case. Facsimile of this fascinating early 17th C text and pattern book for glaziers.

    Stock ID: 20964
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  • A Bottle of Notes and Some Voyages by Signed by Claes Oldenburg (OLDENBURG) CELANT Germano
    Signed by Claes Oldenburg (OLDENBURG) CELANT Germano
    A Bottle of Notes and Some Voyages Claes Oldenburg & Coosje van Bruggen

    Sunderland Northern Centre for Contemporary Arts, sponsored by the Henry Moore Foundation et al. 1988

    234 pages of bw and colour photographs and illustrations of art work by the artists. Stiff card covers with illustrated wrappers over. Loosely inserted private view card for the Leeds showing of this exhibition and an associated press release. Signed on the half title by Claes Oldenburg. Great catalogue made for a major touring show of works made by Oldenburg and his wife Coosje van Bruggen.

    Stock ID: 21280
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  • A By Andy Warhol by WARHOL, Andy.
    WARHOL, Andy.
    A By Andy Warhol

    Grove Press, Inc, 1968

    First edition. First printing 451pp Dust jacket and edges shows shelf wear and has a number of short tears along top edge. Not price clipped but inner flap has been creased. Cloth a little faded along lower edge. he Pop Art legend's first novel, consisting of transcriptions of conversations between the author and Factory-figure Ondine. From the collection of Eduardo Paolozzi but without his ownership signature. Slight musty smell.

    Stock ID: 20830
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  • A Camera on Unknown London by HOPPÉ E. O.
    HOPPÉ E. O.
    A Camera on Unknown London

    London J. M. Dent and Sons (1936) 1937

    Unpaginated c. 120pp, b/w illus with captions, 8vo cloth,decorated endpapers. Pictorial dw has pieces missing to the upper and lower, else a vg copy. Loosely inserted article on a Hoppé exhibition. Book made at The Temple Press, Letchworth. Ex Libris Gavin Stamp, with his bookplate.

    Stock ID: 19939
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  • A Catalogue of Netherlandish and North European Roundels in Britain by COLE, William.
    COLE, William.
    A Catalogue of Netherlandish and North European Roundels in Britain

    Oxford Oxford University Press 1993

    342 pp. B/w ills throughout. 4to. Cloth cover. The first catalogue of Britain's collection of 16th and 17th century stained glass roundels, mostly from Holland and Belgium. An important source book for researchers of drawings and engravings, and students of stained glass. Bookplate of Richard Marks on front paste down.

    Stock ID: 21445
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  • A Cataogue of Garden Ornament in Terra-Cotta by MANIFATTURA DI SIGNA
    MANIFATTURA DI SIGNA
    A Cataogue of Garden Ornament in Terra-Cotta Being a selection of vases, pedestals, tazzae, giardinier, fountains, statuary etc. made by the Manfattura di Singa17 Mount Street London, Via Cecchietti, Florence and Via Del Babuino Rome.

    London 17 Mount Street W. nd c1910

    26pp illustrated with b/w plates of various designed garden ornaments. 5pp introductory text. The remainder illustrates various terra cottas but refers to a much larger catalogue available with over 1000 examples. Last page is a list of clients supplied - mostly gentry. Manifattura di Signa, founded in Signa (Florence), in 1895 by Camillo Bondi. The factory catered to the tastes of those wanting reproductions of sculptural and decorative masterpieces from Etruscan to Greek statuary; from Roman to Renaissance; from Moorish vases to contemporary Liberty creations. Inner wrapper has pencil notes on prices of some pieces. Title page a little dusty else very good. Decorated wrappers, stitched.

    Stock ID: 20857
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  • A Century of Sanderson 1860-1960 by (SANDERSON WALLPAPERS)
    (SANDERSON WALLPAPERS)
    A Century of Sanderson 1860-1960

    London Aurthur Sanderson and Co Ltd 1960

    39pp illus with colour and b/w plates. Royal 8vo. Grey stiff card wrappers with white lettering and colourful dust wrapper from a design by John Piper. Very good copy. Nice book production with useful material on the history of design and with illustrations which show the changing trend in patterns for Wallpapers.

    Stock ID: 14966
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  • ACADEMY ARCHITECTURE
    A Collection of Coloured Plates from Academy Architecture

    London Alex Koch & Sons nd c1916

    Unpaginated. c60pp single sided illustrations which first appeared in Academy Architecture. In each case, the architect, location and details of the building illustrated is given. A wide variety of architects both in the UK and Europe are noted. Red cloth. Gilt titles on upper board. No title page. In most cases the year in which the illustration appeared is given. Generally between 1902 and 1915 although some illustrations appear without dates. Curious compilation. With bookplate of Colin Amery on front paste down and pencil signature of a former owner as H E Hills dated May 30th 1916.

    Stock ID: 21559
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  • A Glossary of terms applying to locks and builders' hardware by BUTTER, Francis J.
    BUTTER, Francis J.
    A Glossary of terms applying to locks and builders' hardware

    Willenhall, Josiah Parkes and Sons Ltd. 1947

    126pp arranged in alphabetical order. Frontispiece is a line drawing annotated with the parts of a lock shown. Brown lettered boards, cloth spine. Small 8vo.

    Stock ID: 20651
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  • A Hand Weaver's Pattern Book: For Four Harness Looms by Signed by the author DAVISON Marguerite P.
    Signed by the author DAVISON Marguerite P.
    A Hand Weaver's Pattern Book: For Four Harness Looms

    Swarthmore, PA, by the Author [1944] 1947

    128pp with b/w photographs and diagrams throughout. 4to. Gilt lettered cloth, vg, with light shelf wear at corners and head of spine. Shelf mark on spine and library stamp on rear end paper from Morton Sundour Co. Inc. New York. Lacks front end paper. All patterns are classed according to type and illustrated. 3rd printing, signed by the author on fep. The book indicates the expansion of the UK market into the American one.

    Stock ID: 21215
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  • A History of Book Illustration by BLAND, David
    BLAND, David
    A History of Book Illustration the illuminated manuscript and the printed book

    London: Faber and Faber, 1958

    448pp. Crown 8vo. Illustrated with 9Colour frontis, 394 further illustrations in black and white and some additional colour tipped in plates. Very good copy in a slightly chipped dw. History of European illustration is surveyed from the earliest illuminated manuscripts down to the present day + a description of all the processes employed in reproduction of images etc. First edition. Loosely inserted contemporary book review from the Times by Robert Harling.

    Stock ID: 21021
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  • A History of Cast Iron in Architecture by ON CAST IRON IN BUILDING GLOAG John and BRDIGEWATER Derek (with foreword by Professor Sir Charles Reilly)
    ON CAST IRON IN BUILDING GLOAG John and BRDIGEWATER Derek (with foreword by Professor Sir Charles Reilly)
    A History of Cast Iron in Architecture

    London Geroge Allen and Unwin Ltd 1948

    xx + 395pp illustrated with 6 colour plates and 507 b/w plates and figures. 4to. Gilt lettered cloth. A little rubbed along spine else very good copy. Dedicated to W R Lethaby, this study is a comprehensive study of the development of cast iron and uses in building up to the second world war. A definitive and well illustrated account. Ownership signature on front paste down of William Taylor. Increasingly hard to find.

    Stock ID: 20375
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  • BROWN. Sarah (Ed),
    A History of the Stained Glass of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle

    Windsor Dean and Canons of Windsor 2005

    263 pp. 97 bw ills, 12 colour plates. Decorated, laminated wrappers. Small bump at top spine edge else fine copy, as new. Pioneering study exploring the history of the chapel's stained glass, by a team of distinguished stained glass historians and heraldic scholars, revealing a microcosm of English stained glass design across the centuries. With essays by Martin Harrison, Michael Archer, Peter J. Begent, Sarah Baylis, William Cole and Hilary Wayment.

    Stock ID: 21597
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  • A House of Pomegranates by [KING, Jessie M] WILDE, Oscar
    [KING, Jessie M] WILDE, Oscar
    A House of Pomegranates

    London: Methuen and Co. Ltd. 1915

    vi + 162pp illustrated with full colour title page and 16 further mounted illustrations in colour by Jessie M. King. Decorated end papers also by King as is the binding design. Royal blue cloth with orange decorative motifs and lettering. Slightly faded on the spine else a very good copy of this title where the blue and orange binding is very crisp. The book comprises four fairy tales, written by Oscar Wilde and first published in 1891: The Young King, The Birthday of the Infanta, The Fisherman and his Soul and The Star-Child. Jessie M. King was made Tutor in Book Decoration and Design at Glasgow School of Art in 1899 and was…

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    London: Methuen and Co. Ltd. 1915

    vi + 162pp illustrated with full colour title page and 16 further mounted illustrations in colour by Jessie M. King. Decorated end papers also by King as is the binding design. Royal blue cloth with orange decorative motifs and lettering. Slightly faded on the spine else a very good copy of this title where the blue and orange binding is very crisp. The book comprises four fairy tales, written by Oscar Wilde and first published in 1891: The Young King, The Birthday of the Infanta, The Fisherman and his Soul and The Star-Child. Jessie M. King was made Tutor in Book Decoration and Design at Glasgow School of Art in 1899 and was influenced by Mackintosh's circle and European traditions of art nouveau. By 1911 she had moved to Paris and with her husband founded the Shieling Atelier. it is argued some of her best illustration work evolved whilst there where she knew, amongst others, Léon Bakst.

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    Stock ID: 21084
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  • DAVIES Lyn
    A is for Ox A is for Ox A Short History of the Alphabet

    Salisbury Ottakar's 2004

    128pp, 177 duograph illustrations. Octavo. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering and decorative logo on spine and front cover. With d/w. Very Good copy. An intriguing essay on how writing was probably invented and how the alphabet developed, explored letter by letter.

    Stock ID: 21591
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  • A Masque of Days by [CRANE, Walter]
    [CRANE, Walter]
    A Masque of Days Words by Elia, Dresses and Decorations by Walter Crane

    London, Melbourne and Paris Cassell and Company 1901

    Unpaginated. [4]pp prelims + 40pp, French fold pages. 285 x 210mm. Cloth spine, Paper covered boards. Decorated end papers. Slightly rubbed at edges else good copy. Essays of Elia is a collection of essays written by Charles Lamb; it was first published in book form in 1823, with a second volume, Last Essays of Elia, issued in 1833 by the publisher Edward Moxon. Illustrated in colour throughout; each page has an image with text inset.

    Stock ID: 21032
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  • [NASH, Paul] GRAHAM, Rigby
    A Note on the Book Illustrations of Paul Nash

    Wymondham Brewhouse Press 1965

    32pp in original green paper wrappers. 8vo. Very good copy. Illustrated with reproductions of some of the black and white illustrations made by Nash.

    Stock ID: 21083
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  • A Plan for the City and County of Kingston upon Hull by LUTYENS, Edwin. and ABERCROMBIE, Patrick.
    LUTYENS, Edwin. and ABERCROMBIE, Patrick.
    A Plan for the City and County of Kingston upon Hull

    Hull A. Brown and Sons Ltd 1945

    92pp text, 13 folded maps in colour, full page visionary sketches of the future city and 48 b/w plates documenting the city buildings and townscape. Large 4to. Vg copy. Hull was one of the most bomb-damaged cities in the North of England during WW2. Superb publication of the scheme to reconstruct the city and improve the Region.

    Stock ID: 21018
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