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  • (THE SOLOMAN R. GUGGENHEIM FOUNDATION)
    19 Arists Emergent Americans

    New York (THE SOLOMAN R GUGGENHEIM FOUNDATION) 1981

    92pp colour + b/w illustrations. Small 4to wrappers. Covers preserved in sticky back plastic by previous owner Nigel Whitely. Exhibition catalogue with an introduction by guest Curator Peter Frank. Frank was used for this third Exxon National Exhibition in order to avoid an institutional emphasis on this area of contemporary art. Frank was influenced by the approach of Dorothy C Miller and how she curated the exhibition 'Americans 1963 ' held at The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Documents a diverse range of emerging American artists from the period. Those featured are Michael Brakke, Guy de Cointet, Manny Farber, Vernon Fisher, Heidi Glück, Tom Green, William Haney, Patrick Hogan, Tom Holste, Barbara Kruger, Philip Larson, Jim Richard, Bill Richards, Darryl Sapien, Norie Sato, Gael Stack, John White, George Woodman, and Frank Young.

    Stock ID: 18486
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  • 45 Wood Engravers chosen by Simon Lawrence by  LAWRENCE, John (introduction)
    LAWRENCE, John (introduction)
    45 Wood Engravers chosen by Simon Lawrence

    Wakefield The Fleece Press 1982

    [112]pp. b/w wood engravings. 4to. Quarter buckram with gilt decoration and title, marbled paper covers and green slipcase. Limited edition, standard copy, no. 209 of 350. Exquisite collection of illustrations made from original wood engragvings, created as a second volume following 'S.T.E. Lawrence: Boxwood Blockmaker', printing work of artists missed out from the first book. With an introduction by John Lawrence. Fine.

    Stock ID: 13372
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  • [CALDECOTT]
    A Sketch-Book of R Caldecott's reproduced by Edmund Evans the Engraver and Printer

    London and New York George Routledge & Sons nd c1883

    48pp Long 8vo. Contrasting cloth with title on upper board. Bookplate from "Yews" on front paste down. Colour and sepia lithographic prints. Lightly rubbed on spine and boards a little grubby else good copy. From the collection of James Morton (Sundour Fabrics). The sketchbook was made in 1870-75 depicting natural history subjects. The reproduced printed version of the sketch book was issued in c1883. Randolph Caldecott, born 1846, died in 1886 in Florida after he went there to find sunnier climes to counter his ill health where he was caught out by an exceptional cold snap.

    Stock ID: 18210
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  • (WALLIS 1955-1942) BOWNESS Alan (Foreword)
    Alfred Wallis

    London Arts Council 1968

    177 numbers, 18 plates, one in colour. Two text illustrations. Long 8vo. Decorated sepia wrappers. Loosely inserted post card. Useful catalogue

    Stock ID: 18150
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  • Antoni Tàpies: Paintings, Sculpture and Prints by  TÀPIES Antoni
    TÀPIES Antoni
    Antoni Tàpies: Paintings, Sculpture and Prints

    London Annely Juda Fine Art 1992

    13 col. plates & 1 b/w port. Large 8vo. Photographic wrappers. Very good. 24 item catalogue for an exhibition held 1 July - 29 August, 1992.

    Stock ID: 15570
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  • Basil Seal Rides Again by Signed WAUGH Evelyn
    Signed WAUGH Evelyn
    Basil Seal Rides Again or The Rake's Progress

    London Chapman & Hall 1963

    Frontispiece by Kathleen Hale. Small 4to. Blue cloth, gilt lettered spine preserved in glassine as issued. Signed and numbered by Evelyn Waugh no 257 of 750. 49pp. Near fine. "Basil Seal Rides Again" was English novelist Evelyn Waugh's last published work of fiction and a satire based around the rejection of the soft, sad resignation of old age.

    Stock ID: 18887
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  • Chadwick by  (CHADWICK) LUCIE-SMITH Edward
    (CHADWICK) LUCIE-SMITH Edward
    Chadwick

    Stroud, Lypiatt Studio 1997

    175pp illus with 138pp including 57 colour plates. 4to. Fine in dw. A superb study and a major appraisal of Chadwick's career.

    Stock ID: 8327
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  • (OLDENBURG)
    Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen : large scale projects

    London Thames and Hudson 1995

    583pp over 500 illustrations, 420 in colour. 4to cloth boards with illustrated dust wrapper, minor bump at the top corner else very good indeed. Brilliantly illustrated account of Oldenburg and Van Bruggen's collaborative public sculpture projects

    Stock ID: 18943
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  • (NASH Paul) BOULTON Janet (editor)
    Dear Mercia Paul Nash letters to Mercia Oakley 1909-18

    Netherton, Wakefield The Fleece Press

    Limited edition of 300 copies (of which 250 were for sale). Quarter cloth and patterned paste paper boards, paper spine-label, large 8vo, 106, [1], blank leaf, [1] pp, illustrations, some tipped in, map in pocket at end. Fine copy in slipcase as issued.

    Stock ID: 18979
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  • Dearest Sydney: Joan Hassell's Letters to Sydney Cockerell  by  LEE Brian North,
    LEE Brian North,
    Dearest Sydney: Joan Hassell's Letters to Sydney Cockerell

    Wakefield The Fleece Press 1991

    67, [5]pp. Illustrated with tipped in b/w reproductions of letters and photographs. Narrow 8vo. Decorative paper covered boards and linen spine with paste down label. A limited (but unnumbered) edition of 220 copies printed by Simon Lawrence. Fitzwilliam curator Sydney Cockerell financed Hassell's first trip abroad in 1950, where she wrote almost a letter a day, telling him of her adventures in Florence, Venice, Paris and other destinations. These evocative and descriptive letters are reproduced in this beautiful Fleece Press book. fine.

    Stock ID: 13381
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  • E McKnight Kauffer by  [McKNIGHT KAUFFER] HAVINDEN Ashley (introduction)
    [McKNIGHT KAUFFER] HAVINDEN Ashley (introduction)
    E McKnight Kauffer Catalogue of a memorial exhibition in October - November 1955.

    London, Lund Humphries 1955

    Unpaginated. c34pp. Text section + series of plates, chronologically organised, some in colour and others in black and white. Introduction, tributes including, by Tom Eckersley & list of works plus floor diagrams of the exhibition. 144 numbers. Striking wrappers. 4to. Good copy. Exhibition organised by the Society of Industrial Artists.

    Stock ID: 18387
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  • [RUSCHA] ENDBERG, [Author]
    Edward Ruscha Editions 1959-1999 Volume 1: Prints, Books Miscellany. Volume 2: Essays, Entries, Information

    Minneapolis, Minnesota Walker Art Center 1999

    304pp 325 colour and 75 bw plates. 4to. Fine in dust wrapper. Two-volume, full-colour, boxed catalogue raisonné that documents Ruscha's editioned work to date. It features essays by exhibition curator Siri Engberg and independent artist's-book curator-critic Clive Phillpot. This monumental book reveals the depths of Ruscha's printmaking process, and offers important insight into his unique aesthetic.

    Stock ID: 18097
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  • Eidos by  [EIDOS ]  EATES, Margot.,  RAMSDEN, E. H.
    [EIDOS ] EATES, Margot., RAMSDEN, E. H.
    Eidos A Journal of Painting, Sculpture and Design

    London, Newman Wolsey 1950

    3 volumes, English Periodical. All published., b/w ill, 4to. Original cellulose acetate dw. No.1 May-June 1950, No.2 Sept-Oct 1950, No.3 Nov-Dec 1950. Dust wrapper slightly torn on Nos. 2 and 3. A complete run of the journal, very good indeed. Eidos takes the whole world of painting, sculpture and design, ancient and modern, eastern and western, for its province and would seek in principal to serve them all. Contributions on major contemporary artists including Hepworth, Nicholson et al. Cross cultural journal with articles in French and English. Includes contributions from Herbert Read, John Gloag and many others.

    Stock ID: 14249
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  • (ELISABETH FRINK) Sculpture Catalogue Raisonné by  (FRINK) ROBERTSON Bryan (introduction)
    (FRINK) ROBERTSON Bryan (introduction)
    (ELISABETH FRINK) Sculpture Catalogue Raisonné

    Salisbury Harpvale Ltd 1984 (1st ED)

    216pp, b/w + colour illustrations. large 4to cloth boards, illustrated dust wrapper and slipcase. Fine. Introduction and dialogue by Bryan Robertson. Landscape and interior photographs by Jorge Lewinski. A very well illustrated account of Frink's work over a 40 year period.

    Stock ID: 18196
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  • Heinrich von Kleist by Frank Stella and The Writings of Frank Stella (2 vols). by  (STELLA).
    (STELLA).
    Heinrich von Kleist by Frank Stella and The Writings of Frank Stella (2 vols). 2 Volume Set.

    Jena, Jenoptik, Cologne 2001

    2 Volume boxed set. 339pp + 292pp. Laminated wrappers. 4to. Very Good+. The first volume presents a selection of more than 90 paintings, painted reliefs, and sculptures that Stella produced in response to and in an attempt to better understand the dramas, novellas and theoretical witings of von Kleist. Also included are essays by Franz-Joachim Verspohl, Martin Warnke, Wolfram Hogrebe, Robert K. Wallace. The second volume is a useful collection of writings by Stella, many taken from papers and lectures. Parallel text in German and English.

    Stock ID: 6489
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  • Helaine Blumenfeld: Mythology, Recent Sculpture by  (BLUMENFELD)
    (BLUMENFELD)
    Helaine Blumenfeld: Mythology, Recent Sculpture

    London Ablemarle Gallery 1997

    Unpaginated. 24 numbers. List of commissions and introduction by Nicola Upson.

    Stock ID: 8356
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  • Il Corso del Coltello The Course of the Knife by  (Oldenburg) CELANT Germano
    (Oldenburg) CELANT Germano
    Il Corso del Coltello The Course of the Knife Claes Oldenburg Coosje van Bruggen Frank O.Gehry

    New York Rizzoli 1987

    239pp, colour + b/w illustrations. 4to boards with illustrated dust wrapper. Small tear to the top edge of the wrapper + minor bumps in places, else a very good copy. Introductory notes by O'Gehry and Oldenburg. brilliantly illustrated documentation of the monumental multimedia collaborative performance between Oldenburg, Van Bruggen and architect O. Gehry. The central figure of the performance, that took place in Vencie, was an eighty three foot ship in the form of the Swiss Army Knife.

    Stock ID: 18954
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  • Jacob Kramer: A Memorial Volume by  (KRAMER)
    (KRAMER)
    Jacob Kramer: A Memorial Volume

    Leeds, J. Arnold & Son 1969

    100pp with 79 illustrations of the arytist's work, plus photographs. Small 4to printed on grey paper. Cloth vg in d/w, lightly worn and sunned on spine. A collection of short remembrances and thoughts on the artist by his friends, including Herbert Read, Phillip Allison, Michael Sadler and others. Privately printed for the artist's wife in an edition of 1,000 copies, of which this is no. 952. From the Library of Professor David Thistlewood, with his bookplate on fep. Scarce.

    Stock ID: 9704
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  • John Cage Etchings 1978 -1982 by  [CAGE] BROWN, Kathan And  D'HARNONCOURT, Ann
    [CAGE] BROWN, Kathan And D'HARNONCOURT, Ann
    John Cage Etchings 1978 -1982

    Oakland, California Crown Point Galleries 1982

    60pp with 28 illustrations; 7 in colour 4to. Wrappers. Slightly worn else very good. Catalogue to accompany an exhibition in the year of John Cage's 70th birthday. The catalogue is divided into 4 sections: "Changing Art, A Chronicle Centered on John Cage" (Kathan Brown) which weaves the thread of Cage's thoughts into a fabric of definitions of the major art movements from 1900 to 1982; "Etchings" from each of Cage's 7 series of 154 total etchings, each with its method of composition described; "Composition in Retrospect" (by Cage), a poetic text describing his approach to his work by writing mesostics on ten words (Method, Structure, Intention, Discipline, Notation, Indeterminacy, Interpenetration, Imitation, Devotion and Circimstances); and "Chronology" (d'Harnoncourt) on Cage's career as a composer/musician, writer and artist.

    Stock ID: 18448
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  • John Piper - Paintings, Drawings & Theatre Designs 1932-1954 by  (PIPER) WOOD, S. John (Arranged with an introduction by)
    (PIPER) WOOD, S. John (Arranged with an introduction by)
    John Piper - Paintings, Drawings & Theatre Designs 1932-1954

    New York Curt Valentin, New York 1955

    160pp. Illustrated with 244 works in monochrome and 11 in full colour. There are also eight pages of reproductions in four-colour line-and-tone, five plates included drawn specially by Piper for this work: one aquatint, one monochrome lithograph and three lithographs in colour. Lithographs printed by Mourlot. Original aquatint frontispiece, "Figures from a Seal," 1954 included. Large 4to. Cloth with green vignette on upper board. Very good with slightly chipped dust wrapper. Useful review and catalogue of the early works by John Piper. Published in parallel to the UK edition.

    Stock ID: 18973
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