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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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  • HARRIS Richard
    A Space for Dreaming, A Different Reality

    Jarrow Bede Gallery 1991

    88pp, b/w & col. photographs throughout. Long 8vo. Photographic wrappers. Wrappers sl. creased, else very good. Published to coincide with an exhibition held at the Bede Gallery from 11th September - 18th October, 1991. Features some of Harris's work from when he was sculptor in residence at Grizedale Forest, Cumbria, as well as the Bede Gallery exhibition and some overseas work. Includes an interview with the artist by Sally Matthews and Peter Davies. Impressive outdoors sculpture on a large scale made from natural materials.

    Stock ID: 15560
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  • (GILBERT) DORMENT Richard
    Alfred Gilbert

    New Haven and London: Yale University Press 1985

    vii + 350pp with 201 b/w plates and 9 colour plates, cloth, dw. Vg in vg dw. A biography of the great nineteenth century sculptor. Amongst his projects were the sculpture Eros on top of the Shaftesbury Memorial in Piccadilly, the Tomb of the Duke of Clarence at Windsor Castle, Perseus Arming, Icarus etc.

    Stock ID: 5702
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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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  • Andy Goldsworthy by  GOLDSWORTHY Andy
    GOLDSWORTHY Andy
    Andy Goldsworthy

    Penguin: Viking 1990

    Unpaginated c120pp illus with colour plates. Square 4to. Fine in dust wrapper. Early Book on the art of Goldsworthy with superb photographs of his ephemeral works.

    Stock ID: 18743
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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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  • WARWICK , Rhona (ed.)
    Arcade: Artists and Place-Making

    London, Black Dog Publishing c2006

    157pp, b/w & col photographs, 4to. Illustrated wraps. Very good indeed. A survey and assessment of The Artworks Programme, where over 20 artists were commissioned to respond to urban development in Glasgow's Gorbals area following the demolition of Sir Basil Spence's 1960s' tower blocks.

    Stock ID: 14283
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  • (INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ARTS) NEWMAN Michael and LAZENBY Martin, (curators)
    Art Architecture: Omnibus Catalogue six exhibitions: Ten New Buidlings, Aldo Rossi Projects & Drawings, Artists' Architecture, Drawings by Architects, Mary Miss Installation and Model Futures.

    London ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts) 1983

    179pp b/w plates with captions. Attractive decorated wrappers. 4to illustrated paper wrapper. Slighty rubbed at the base of the spine otherwise very bright. A well illustrated account of a series of exhibitions held at the ICA with the aim of showing a number of diverse facets around the theme of art and architecture aimed at developing a better understanding between the two disciplines. Architects shown include Aldo Rossi, Frank Gehry and Mario Botta amongst others. A great resource documenting contemporary work from the period. Loosely inserted a further three double sided pages advertising the exhibitions in the series and related talks. This is the compendium catalogue to all six exhibitions in the series: Individual catalogues were also available for the shows. Hard to find.

    Stock ID: 18131
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  • WILLETT John
    Art in a City

    Methuen & Co Ltd for the Bluecoat Society of Arts 1967

    xvi +287pp with 165 b/w plates. Boards sl. stained at top edge else good in worn and sl. frayed dw.On Liverpool's art and culture with much on contemporary artists, architecture and the art scene in general as well as historical notes.

    Stock ID: 4181
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  • MILES Malcolm
    Art, Space and the City

    london Routledge 1997

    viii 266pp b/w illustrations with captions. 8vo illustrated wrappers, a very good copy. Explores the contribution of art within the public/urban environment. Draws on perspectives from urban planning and design, sociology, cultural geography and critical theory.

    Stock ID: 18963
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  • Art-Action and Participation by  POPPER. Frank,
    POPPER. Frank,
    Art-Action and Participation

    London Studio Vista 1975

    296pp illustrated with b/w plates. Square 4to. Good in slightly worn dust wrapper. Key text on performance and kinetic art. Brilliant grainy b/w photographs accompany the text illustrating the links between technology and participation, performance etc.

    Stock ID: 18283
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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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  • ARTS COUNCIL
    Beyond Painting & Sculpture Works bought for the Arts Council by Richard Cork

    The Arts Council nd circa 1973

    47pp b/w illustrations. Square 4to paper wrappers. Spine is slightly worn, else a good copy. List of Works purchased by Richard Cork for The Arts Council. The works were exhibited in a pivotal 1973 exhibition curated by Cork titled Beyond Painting & Sculpture. The exhibitions title reflects the difficulty in classifying the mode of practice represented. Preface By Norbert Lynton + introduction by Richard Cork, Artists noted are Keith Arnatt, Victor Burgin, David Dye, Hamish Fulton, Gilbert and George, John Hilliard, David Lamelas, Gerald Newman and John Stezaker. Includes a biography for each artist.

    Stock ID: 18328
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  • CENTRAL COUNCIL FOR THE CARE OF CHURCHES
    Both Old and New: Churches their care and furnishing Sixteenth Report of the Central Council for the Care of Churches

    The Church Information Office 1962

    86 + [14]pp period ads at the end, b/w photographs, s, 8vo. Decorated wraps. Very good. Lead article by John Lowe on Ancient and modern stained glass.

    Stock ID: 17598
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  • ROBINSON, A.H.
    Bradford's Public Statues

    Bradford Metropolitan Council [n.d.] 1971?

    [32]pp, b/w photographs. 8vo. Illustrated wraps. Very good indeed. A thorough record of the public statues in Bradford, including Sir Robert Peel by William Behnes; Sir Titus Salt by John Adams-Acton; and, Queen Victoria by Alfred Drury.

    Stock ID: 14690
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  • (ICA) BARROW Gene (introduction)
    British Sculpture out of the Sixties

    London (ICA) 1970

    28pp b/w illustrations. Small 4to illustrated wrapper with perfect binding, a very good copy. Exhibition curated by the American critic Gene Baro. Artists include David Annesley, Clive Baker, Roland Brener, Anthony Caro, Barry Flanagan, Gerard Hemsworth amongst others.

    Stock ID: 18517
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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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