BOOKS FOR SALE

  • Keramik Stoff und Form by DEXEL Walter [1880-1973]
    DEXEL Walter [1880-1973]
    Keramik Stoff und Form

    Berlin: Klinkhaydt and Biermann 1958

    140pp + 2pp period ads. 195 b/w plates. Small 4to. Very good copy. On modern art pottery - a survey covering major designers including Bernard Leach, Picasso and many others. Text in German. Walter Dexel is one of the outstanding exponents of 1920s Constructivism. In 1918 Walter Dexel became head of exhibitions in Jena, where he organised first exhibitions with Campendonk and later with Bauhaus artists like Moholy-Nagy. From 1928 to 1935 Walter Dexel worked as a lecturer for graphic design at the Magdeburg "Kunstgewerbeschule". He was dismissed from his post in 1935 by the Nazis but after the war continued to work in the arts and gained critical acclaim as an art historian, exhibition maker, theorist.

    Stock ID: 5546
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  • [MOZUNA]
    Kojiki of Architecture: Kiko Mozuna Folio XIV

    London Architectural Association 1991

    10 full-colour single plates, 6b double gate-folds, 20-page illustrated catalogue. Out of print. 320x320mm Overprinted black box. Chris Fawcett wrote about Kiko Mozuna's highly symbolic houses in his book, the New Japanese House. These narratives in concrete preceded, and in many cases inspired, attempts in the West to reinstate a level of profound meaning into the act of building. R Drawing inspiration partly from Shintoism and esoteric Buddhism, and partly from Western ideas and cultural concepts, he combines myth and legend with high technology in his designs. Texts by Peter Wilson, Kiko Mozuna, Feliz Ruiz, Kunihiko Yoshimeki.

    Stock ID: 20613
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  • Kunst der sechziger Jahre im Wallraf-Richartz Museum Köln 1969 - (3. erweiterte Auflage) - Art of the Sixties by [POP ART]
    [POP ART]
    Kunst der sechziger Jahre im Wallraf-Richartz Museum Köln 1969 - (3. erweiterte Auflage) - Art of the Sixties

    Köln, Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Köln,

    Third edition. Unpaginated . Vinyl binding with title embossed. Perspex binder with 50mm binding screws keeping the book together. Silk paper prelims. Mounted colour images. One replacement binding screw has been inserted, similar to the original. Upper wrapper a bit warped. Magnificent exhibition catalogue based on a model of Wolf Vostell and printed on various media (polystyrene sheets, acetate, kraft paper, etc.). Illustrated with innumerable reproductions including some fold outs. Includes works of Joseph Albers, Horst, Joseph Beuys, Jim Dine, Jean Dubuffet, Dan Flavin, Richard Hamilton, Jasper Johns, Donald Judd, Ellsworth Kelly, Yves Klein, Sol Lewitt, Louise Nevelson, Claes Oldenburg, Gerhard Richter, Pierre Soulage, Antoni Tapies, Wayne Thiebaud, Cy Twombly and Andy Warhol. Texts…

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    Köln, Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Köln,

    Third edition. Unpaginated . Vinyl binding with title embossed. Perspex binder with 50mm binding screws keeping the book together. Silk paper prelims. Mounted colour images. One replacement binding screw has been inserted, similar to the original. Upper wrapper a bit warped. Magnificent exhibition catalogue based on a model of Wolf Vostell and printed on various media (polystyrene sheets, acetate, kraft paper, etc.). Illustrated with innumerable reproductions including some fold outs. Includes works of Joseph Albers, Horst, Joseph Beuys, Jim Dine, Jean Dubuffet, Dan Flavin, Richard Hamilton, Jasper Johns, Donald Judd, Ellsworth Kelly, Yves Klein, Sol Lewitt, Louise Nevelson, Claes Oldenburg, Gerhard Richter, Pierre Soulage, Antoni Tapies, Wayne Thiebaud, Cy Twombly and Andy Warhol. Texts in English and German.

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    Stock ID: 20658
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  • [LOUDON, JANE] HOWE, Bea.
    Lady with Green Fingers

    London, Country Life 1961

    184pp illustrated with b/w plates. Very good with dust wrapper. Useful biography of Mrs Jane Loudon a tour de force in her own right.

    Stock ID: 20559
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  • From the library of Eduardo Paolozzi, signed by Charles Jencks JENCKS Charles
    Le Corbusier and the Tragic View of Architecture

    London Penguin 2nd Revised edition edition, 1987

    200pp illustrated. Square 4to. Decorated wrappers. Wrappers a bit browned with some creases along length of spine else good copy. Signed dedication copy to Eduardo Paolozzi from Charles Jencks.

    Stock ID: 20575
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  • Association copy J Henry Sellers LETHABY, W. R
    Leadwork Old and Ornamental and for the most part English

    London, Macmillan and Co 1893

    viii + 148pp and including 76 figures. Gilt lettered faded blue cloth sl. rubbed (as almost always). Hard to find review of leadwork which predates Lawrence Weaver' s much larger survey published for Country Life somewhat later. Inscription on free end paper, "Xmas 1894 from T L Cooper, J Henry Sellers, Carlisle". Loosely inserted magazine clipping from the Builder in which there related article by W.R. Lethaby on Leadwork, 1900. Sellers had moved to Carlisle (circa 1893) to become became the assistant county architect for Cumberland.

    Stock ID: 20775
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  • [LEEDS CASTLE KENT -ILLUSTRATED WITH ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS By Mr J Cruttenden, Maidsone] WYKEHAM-MARTIN, G.
    Leeds Castle, Kent

    London, Nichols and Sons 1869

    210p illustrated with 9 vignettes in the text, xxxvi [Appendix in Latin] + 8 mounted sepia photographs, a map and folding pedigree together with a double page facsimile letter. Small folio. Original brown pebbled cloth, repaired at head and base of spine to make good copy. Photographs in very good condition and very bright and crisp. Some scattered foxing to preliminary pages. Dedication copy signed by the author to C L Smith 1871. The castle was repaired in 1822 and again in 1926 so the repairs of 1822 provide the basis of what it looked at in 1869 when this book was published. The photographs show exterior views, chapel and two interior views. The…

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    London, Nichols and Sons 1869

    210p illustrated with 9 vignettes in the text, xxxvi [Appendix in Latin] + 8 mounted sepia photographs, a map and folding pedigree together with a double page facsimile letter. Small folio. Original brown pebbled cloth, repaired at head and base of spine to make good copy. Photographs in very good condition and very bright and crisp. Some scattered foxing to preliminary pages. Dedication copy signed by the author to C L Smith 1871. The castle was repaired in 1822 and again in 1926 so the repairs of 1822 provide the basis of what it looked at in 1869 when this book was published. The photographs show exterior views, chapel and two interior views. The Wykeham Martin family acquired the castle in the early 19th century and were the family who repaired the castle at the time. This is a very good record of the history of the castle and its architectural features, family associations etc. Mr J Cruttenden of Maidstone is recorded as a photographic artist. He exhibited a single photograph of Leeds Castle in an exhibition of The Photographic Society of London in 1861. This was a Collodion print titled, "Entrance to Leeds Castle, Kent, the Seat of C. Wykeham Martin, Esq.". The book itself is listed in Gernsheim's Incunabula as entry number 458, this is a nice example of what is considered to be one of the most complete and important histories and architectural descriptions of Leeds Castle, Kent.

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    Stock ID: 20611
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  • LIBERTY AND CO.
    Libert Silks Sample Book G39 Sirang Silk

    London Liberty and Co nd c 1930

    50 tiny samples of coloured silk in binding. Lovely miniature item. 3 x 5 inches approximately. One or two samples have been clipped. Very good. Colours have not faded over time.

    Stock ID: 20329
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  • London Churches Of The XVIIth And XVIIIth Centuries; From The Designs of Inigo Jones, Sir Christopher Wren, Nicholas Hawksmoor, and James Gibbs by BIRCH, Charles
    BIRCH, Charles
    London Churches Of The XVIIth And XVIIIth Centuries; From The Designs of Inigo Jones, Sir Christopher Wren, Nicholas Hawksmoor, and James Gibbs

    London B T Batsford 1896

    Folio 165 pages in text. Folio, 49 x 36 cm. Sixty-four photographic plates by Charles Latham plus illustrations in the text. Green quarter calf, green cloth boards. A little rubbed on edges eles good copy. Internally good. Bookplates of Robert Hayhurst on front paste down. Ecclesiastical buildings including St. Paul's Cathedral erected within and around the ancient city walls between 1630 to 1730. List of Subscribers. Alphabetical List of Churches. "Although some of these structures had disappeared, an idea can be formed of the ecclesiastical appearance of London in the reign of Charles I, when Inigo Jones was in full practice as an architect." Superb pre first world war survey.

    Stock ID: 20557
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  • The Whittington Press WIESSENBORN Helmuth
    London Scenes

    The Whittington Press 2001

    [28]pp. Engravings printed on fine white paper. Paper covered boards, Japanese style binding with black ribbon. Fine. Copy no. 193 of 300, introduction to collection of Wiessenborn's engravings printed on lilac paper, stunning collection of miniature scenes of 1930s London. Helmuth Weissenborn was one of the Émigré artists who came to Britain having fled Nazism.

    Stock ID: 13383
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  • HOPKINS, Andrew and STAMP, Gavin [Edited by]
    Lutyens Abroad: The work of Sir Edwin Lutyens outside the British Isles

    London, The British School at Rome 2002

    242 +[1]pp illustrated with 100 figures and 2 diagrams. 4to. Wrappers. Very good. Scarce title which was one of the first assessments of the work of Lutyens outside of the UK excepting the books about his contributions to New Delhi and India. Contributions by the editors as well as Margaret Richardson, Louise Campbell and others. From the collection of Gavin Stamp.

    Stock ID: 20211
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  • Mansions of England and Wales: Cornwall by TWYCROSS, Edward.
    TWYCROSS, Edward.
    Mansions of England and Wales: Cornwall

    Chetwode, Buckinghamshire Fountain Lake Press 2019

    Limited to 175 copies. Folio in slipcase. 270x380mm. 96pp text, 51 reproduced lithographic plates and descriptions of over 80 houses + fold out map locating the houses described. Facsimile of the 1846 publication by Edward Twycross on Cornwall Country Houses. Each copy numbered and signed by the collaborators in this project, namely Adrian Lack of the Senecio Press, Ludlow Book Binders and Ken Cooper. With loosely inserted essay on the history of the project by Ken Cooper. The binding replicates the original bind stamped boards. Only a few copies of the original book were produced as indicated by the list of subscribers which is only 51 making this new limited edition a welcome…

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    Chetwode, Buckinghamshire Fountain Lake Press 2019

    Limited to 175 copies. Folio in slipcase. 270x380mm. 96pp text, 51 reproduced lithographic plates and descriptions of over 80 houses + fold out map locating the houses described. Facsimile of the 1846 publication by Edward Twycross on Cornwall Country Houses. Each copy numbered and signed by the collaborators in this project, namely Adrian Lack of the Senecio Press, Ludlow Book Binders and Ken Cooper. With loosely inserted essay on the history of the project by Ken Cooper. The binding replicates the original bind stamped boards. Only a few copies of the original book were produced as indicated by the list of subscribers which is only 51 making this new limited edition a welcome addition to books on Country Houses.

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    Stock ID: 20469
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  • BEMROSE, William. with introduction by Llewellynn Jewitt
    Manual of wood carving with instructions for learners of the art, and original and selected designs.

    London and Derby Bemrose and Son Ltd nd c1890

    13th edition. ix +49pp text + 4pp period ads. and 14 lithographed plates in sepia and red. Blind stamped and decorated cloth. Small 4to. Corners bumped. New end papers. Rebacked with almost matching blue cloth to make a good copy. Detailed images of wood working tools, mouldings, church furnishings, pilasters and domestic applications of carved wood work. Beautiful plates throughout.

    Stock ID: 20513
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  • [ STOVES AND FIREPLACES TRADE CATALOGUE ] [VOGT, Victor]
    Manufactures de Poëles & Cheminee en Faïence de Victor Vogt

    Paris L. Debaeker, 92 rue de la Roquette, 4 Passage Charles Dallery nd 1886 dated on first leaf.

    Double page chomolithographed plate, illustrating 97 samples of tiles, 23 further chromolitho coloured plates of stoves and fireplaces. Folio Gilt lettered on upper board. Cloth which faded and repaired on spine. Final leaf is the price list forming plate 24 in b/w. Not listed on OCLC, COPAC or KVK.

    Stock ID: 20298
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  • [MARBLES] CARTER, Ian.
    Marble: A Handbook

    London Camden Town, Art Pavements & Decoration Limited, Marble & Mosaic Workers nd c1920

    63pp illustrated with black and white and colour images. Royal 8vo. Blue cloth covered spine, cream boards, these a little dusty. Loosely inserted supplement to the book. World wide examples of installations including Taj Mahal, Agra, Notre Dame, Paris, Science Museum, London and many more locations. Major part of the book is an illustration of the appearance with notes on types of marbles. Promoting this well known firm working in marbles, mosaic etc.

    Stock ID: 20479
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  • BLAGDON-GAMLEN, Peter E.
    Martin Travers 1886-1948 A Handlist of his Work

    London The Ecclesiological Society 1997

    ix,45pp, bw illustrations. In blue paper covers with pink titles and decoration. Tributes and reminiscences paid to the stained glass designer, architect and illustrator with a list of his works and where they might be found at the rear of the book.

    Stock ID: 20657
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  • BOSMA, Koos. HELLINGA, Helma (editors)
    Mastering the City: North European City Planning 1900-2000

    Rotterdam Netherlands Architecture Institute/Van Esteren-Fluck & Van Lohuizen Foundation, The Hague 1998

    2 volumes. Very good in slipcase as issued. Spine lettering slightly rubbed on volume 1. "Mastering the City offers a panorama of one hundred years of urban planning, from garden city to Ville Radieuse, from podr town to Vile Spatiale. The survey concludes with attempts to lend direction to urbanization processes in contemporary metropolitan regions."

    Stock ID: 20246
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  • [ART NOUVEAU IRON WORK] BOSSAGLIA, Rossana & HAMMACHER, Arno
    Mazzucotelli: l'Artista Italiano del Ferro Battuto Liberty. [The Italian Art Nouveau Artist of Wrought Iron. Der Meister des Italienischen Jugendstil Schmiedeeisens.]

    Milan Polifilo 1971

    124pp, profusely illustrated with black & white photographs. Text in Italian, English and German. Oblong 4to, glossy black & white decorative cloth covered boards. Black slipcase with titles overprinted. Slipcase worn at all edges and frayed at edges. Uncommon study of art nouveau iron work with outstanding photographs.

    Stock ID: 20592
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  • HUELSENBECK, Richard.
    Memoirs of a Dada Drummer

    University of California Press [1969] 1991 edition

    202pp edited by Hans J Kleinschmidt. Wrappers. Very good copy. Bookplate of Eduardo Paolozzi on inside of front wrapper. Colour postcard "Villa America" pasted inside back wrapper.

    Stock ID: 20600
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  • [FRAZER Harriet]
    Memorials by Artists

    Suffolk Carnacet Press: Memorials by Artists 1993

    40pp illustrated with b/w photographs. Blue decorated wrappers. Loosely inserted letters relating to design for a family gravestone.

    Stock ID: 20260
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