Art

  • 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 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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  • 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 Winter Sports Alphabet by DENNYS Joyce [ illustrations ] and EVOE [Verses by]
    DENNYS Joyce [ illustrations ] and EVOE [Verses by]
    A Winter Sports Alphabet

    London, John Lane and the Bodley Head

    Unpaginated alphabet book. [61] pp. title page and contents in red. Illustrations are in black, gold yellow and white, with occasional additions of red. 4to. Pictorial boards, cloth spine. Boards a bit dusty and rubbed at edges else good. Ownership inscription on front end paper in ink. Some brown spotting throughout but still a good copy. Evoe was Edmund George Valpy Knox (1881-1971), poet and satirist, brother of Catholic theologian, Ronald Knox, and editor of Punch. Illustrations by artist Isobel Dorothy Joyce Dennys (1893-1991), depict skiing, ice skating, curling and various après-ski activities. She lived in both the UK and Australia.

    Stock ID: 21061
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  • American Realists and Magic Realists by [MOMA] MILLER Dorothy C and BARR Alfred H., and introduction by KIRSTEIN Lincoln,
    [MOMA] MILLER Dorothy C and BARR Alfred H., and introduction by KIRSTEIN Lincoln,
    American Realists and Magic Realists

    New York MOMA 1943

    67pp illustrated with 61 b/w plates. Decorated boards. Split along part of spine, slightly chipped and with shelf wear on lower edge else good copy with striking design on covers. Large exhibition of 43 painters and artists as the second exhibition by the museum to provide a survey of Contemporary American Art trends. 265 items listed. Hard to find.

    Stock ID: 18382
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  • An- Alphabet by THORLEY E. J.
    THORLEY E. J.
    An- Alphabet

    London, Glasgow and Dublin Blackie and Son Limited 1910

    Unpaginated Full page colour plates throughout. First few and last few pages slightly foxed. Some light marking in places. Publishers pictorial brown paper covered boards lightly rubbed around edges. Parts of hollow paper spine chipped and damaged. One page has sympathetic repair to a tear else generally a very good copy. The alphabet is one of girls names with short verses about each of the girls illustrated.

    Stock ID: 21066
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  • [WHISTLER]
    An Exhibition of Etchings Dry Points & Lithographs by James McNeill Whistler

    London Conaghi & Co Limited 1971

    71pp, b/w plates. Sugar paper wrappers printed with black titles. Small 4to. Signed in back pen by Eduardo Paolozzi on the front end paper.

    Stock ID: 20580
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  • MONACHINO, Teresa. [CRUCKSHANK, Dan Foreword]
    Around the world with the Bodini family

    Privately printed by the author 2009

    60pp, case bound with bookmark and luggage label ticket. Printed by The Society of Revisionist Typographers. Limited edition. [40 printed in the edition?] Colophon noting this is an artist's proof. Mss postcard from the author to Gavin, signed with note saying the book won a design award and another from the author wishing him a Happy Easter. Associates this particular typeface with places. Ex libris Gavin Stamp with his bookplate.

    Stock ID: 20129
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  • GREENBERG. Clement,
    Avant-garde attitudes: New Art in the Sixties The John Power Lecture in Contemporary Art delivered at the University of Sydney on Friday May 17 1968

    Sydney, Power Insitute of Fine Arts 1968

    12pp printed on high quality paper. Cream wrappers over printed with title. Wrappers a little browned else good copy.

    Stock ID: 18280
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  • (ART WORKERS GUILD)
    Beauty's Awakening A Masque of Winter and of Spring. The Studio Summer Number, 1899

    London The Studio 1899

    The Studio Summer Number 1899. 44pp + 59 full page plates. 4to gilt lettered, red morocco, marbled end papers. Boards a little rubbed with small chip to the spine else vg. Loosely inserted exhibition cards. bookplate of Samuel Davies Frodsham on the front pastedown. From the collection of Gavin Stamp, with a pencil ownership inscription on the fep. Written designed & contrived by the members of the Art Workers' Guild, and finally presented by them in the Guildhall of the City of London including Walter Crane. Custom made recent binding.

    Stock ID: 20150
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  • Bill Brandt/Henry Moore by DROTH, Martina and MESSIER, Paul. (edited by)
    DROTH, Martina and MESSIER, Paul. (edited by)
    Bill Brandt/Henry Moore

    London Yale Univeristy Press 2020

    256 pages, 9 3/4 x 13 285 colour + b/w illustrations Hardback with dust wrapper..A close look at the work, relationship, and shared influences of two masterful 20th-century artists.

    Stock ID: 20820
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  • Birds by FEDDEN, Mary.
    FEDDEN, Mary.
    Birds

    The Windrush Press 1999

    29pp Forward by Mel Gooding. A wonderful collection of water colours and oil paintings by Mary Fedden, all inspired by one of her favourite subjects-birds-all in full colour. Very good with dust wrapper.

    Stock ID: 20832
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  • Boxford by THORNTON, Valerie [ 1931-1991]
    THORNTON, Valerie [ 1931-1991]
    Boxford

    1974

    Etching and aquatint on wove paper 400 x 625mm Framed and mounted no 95 of 150

    Stock ID: 20977
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  • CBC's Review of Revues and other matters by CBC [Charles B Cochran]
    CBC [Charles B Cochran]
    CBC's Review of Revues and other matters

    Londn Jonathan Cape 1930

    Bookplate of Charles B Cochran pasted down on half title as a commemoration of Noel Coward's Operette Bitter Sweet at His Majesty's Theatre July 8th 1930. Cloth spine, green boards with paste down label . Good copy. The bottom edge of the board has some minor shelf wear. Illustrations by a variety of illustrators but major contribution is by Edward Bawden who made an illustrated calendar at the end of the book spanning pages 95-118. Other illustrative contributions by Helen Thorp, U Birnstingl [ frontis], Anthea Willoughby, Vera Willoughby, Tom-Titt, J. J. Dowd, Ceri Richards, Fougass, Oliver Messel, Denis Tegetmeier, Claudi Guercio and Edward Carrick. Both Edward Bawden and Ceri Richards also contributed double page…

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    Londn Jonathan Cape 1930

    Bookplate of Charles B Cochran pasted down on half title as a commemoration of Noel Coward's Operette Bitter Sweet at His Majesty's Theatre July 8th 1930. Cloth spine, green boards with paste down label . Good copy. The bottom edge of the board has some minor shelf wear. Illustrations by a variety of illustrators but major contribution is by Edward Bawden who made an illustrated calendar at the end of the book spanning pages 95-118. Other illustrative contributions by Helen Thorp, U Birnstingl [ frontis], Anthea Willoughby, Vera Willoughby, Tom-Titt, J. J. Dowd, Ceri Richards, Fougass, Oliver Messel, Denis Tegetmeier, Claudi Guercio and Edward Carrick. Both Edward Bawden and Ceri Richards also contributed double page spread illustrations to this title.

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    Stock ID: 21054
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  • Chinese Ceramics from SIr Alan Barlow's Collection by [CHINESES CERAMICS] GRAY, Basil [intoduction]
    [CHINESES CERAMICS] GRAY, Basil [intoduction]
    Chinese Ceramics from SIr Alan Barlow's Collection

    London The Arts Council 1953

    16pp. Printed by Lund Humphries. Beautiful string tied paper wrappers over printed with red lettered titles. 69 items listed. Blind stamped ownership stamp of Harry Horlock Stringer at Taggs Yard. On verso of wrapper drawing in pencil by Harry of an owl shaped chimney with not in pen "Drawing for Chimney for Cottage in Taggs Yard it was also my first pot thrown at the Fulham Pottery."

    Stock ID: 20835
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  • Christo and Jeanne-Claude Projects selected from the Lilja Collection by (CHRISTO)
    (CHRISTO)
    Christo and Jeanne-Claude Projects selected from the Lilja Collection

    Azimuth Editions (1995) 1996 Ist English edition

    191pp illustrated with colour plates throughout. Photographs by Wolfgang Volz. Large 4to. Luminous turquoise dw.Striking book. Describes and documents Christo's massive art projects including "Wrapped Reichstag", The Gates, Valley Curtain, Port Neuf Wrapped and many others.

    Stock ID: 117
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  • BROMMELL N. S., MONCRIEFF Anne, SMITH Perry
    Conservation of Wood Painting and the Decorative Arts

    London: The International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

    198 pp + xxv, some black and white illustrations and photographs, 4to, paper, good, preprints of the contributions to the Oxford Congress 17-23 Sept 1978

    Stock ID: 4875
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  • Constructions by FRAYN, Michael.
    FRAYN, Michael.
    Constructions

    London Wildwood House 1974

    First edition. Unpaginated. 309 "Constructions" Silver overprinted laminated boards. Pages a little sge darkened else very good. With Eduardo Paolozzi's bookplate. Explores some of the great problems in philosophy and of everyday life.

    Stock ID: 20597
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  • (STEPHEN WILLATS.)
    Control Stephen Willats. Work 1962-1969

    London Raven Row 2014

    92pp, Colour + b/w ilus. 4to white wrappers. Published in conjunction with the exhibition at Raven Row. Focusing on the period 1962-1969, during this period Willats founded the the experimental magazine, Control and had his first solo show at the Museum of Modern Art Oxford. Willats' multi disciplinary practice is concerned with Social interactions and relationships, exploring areas such as cybernetics, systems research, learning theory, communications theory and computer technology

    Stock ID: 19629
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