Art

  • 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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  • 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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  • Circular respecting memorial studies of St. Mark's Venice : now in progress under Mr. Ruskin's direction by [RUSKIN]
    [RUSKIN]
    Circular respecting memorial studies of St. Mark's Venice : now in progress under Mr. Ruskin's direction

    1879

    16pp. Paper wrapper. These a little browned else good copy. Last two pages uncut. Upper wrapper notes "This Circular will be given to Visitors to the Old Water-colour Society's Exhibition, Pall Mall East or on application tot the Fine Art Society 148 New Bond Street."

    Stock ID: 21122
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  • Conservation of Wood Painting and the Decorative Arts by BROMMELL N. S., MONCRIEFF Anne, SMITH Perry
    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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  • Cupid's Guide to the Wedding Ring: Containing Full Information on Courtship and Marriage by BLACK PENNELL PRESS
    BLACK PENNELL PRESS
    Cupid's Guide to the Wedding Ring: Containing Full Information on Courtship and Marriage

    Greenock Black Pennell Press 1988

    51pp Near fine with original glassine wrapper. 8vo. Text first published in 1877

    Stock ID: 20878
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  • Die Toten: 1967 - 1993 by FELDMANN, Hans-Peter.
    FELDMANN, Hans-Peter.
    Die Toten: 1967 - 1993 Studentenbewegung, APO, Baader-Meinhf, Bewegung 2.Juni, Revolutionäre Zellen, RAF...

    Dussledorf Feldmann 1998

    Title page + half title + 91 single sided b/w images + (8)pp, text in German. 8vo. Illustrated wrappers, a very good copy. Designed by Jorg Paul Janka. There was a escalation of politically motivated violence in Germany, following the death of Benno Ohnesorg, who was shot dead at a demonstration in 1967 in Berlin. Die Toten (the dead) is an archive of newspaper and magazine clippings compiled by the artist Hans-Peter Feldmann. These images depict police officers, hostages, terrorists and civilians who were killed in attacks. A caption under each picture lists name and date of death. An appendix provides information on age, cause of death etc. These images were shown as an exhibition at…

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    Dussledorf Feldmann 1998

    Title page + half title + 91 single sided b/w images + (8)pp, text in German. 8vo. Illustrated wrappers, a very good copy. Designed by Jorg Paul Janka. There was a escalation of politically motivated violence in Germany, following the death of Benno Ohnesorg, who was shot dead at a demonstration in 1967 in Berlin. Die Toten (the dead) is an archive of newspaper and magazine clippings compiled by the artist Hans-Peter Feldmann. These images depict police officers, hostages, terrorists and civilians who were killed in attacks. A caption under each picture lists name and date of death. An appendix provides information on age, cause of death etc. These images were shown as an exhibition at the Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin from 9th Feb 2012 to 6th Jan 2013.

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    Stock ID: 19543
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  • Don't tell Sybil: An intimate memoir of E.L.T. Mesens by MELLY, George
    MELLY, George
    Don't tell Sybil: An intimate memoir of E.L.T. Mesens

    London Heinemann 1997

    226pp + [8] pp of b/w plates grouped at centre of the book. Dust wrapper designed by Marcel Marien. A little worn at edges else good copy. E L T Mesens was a poet, maker of collage and surrealist. He also established the short lived London Gallery Limited with Roland Penrose which was key to bringing Surrealist artists to the public's attention and the chief editor of the London Bulletin (1938–1940) Melly was a friend of both Mesens and his wife Sybil. Useful insignts into the life of someone largely forgotten. From the collection of Bruce Wannell with his bookplate on front end paper. [ Designed by Mark Hearld ]

    Stock ID: 20888
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  • (GOREY) NEUMEYER, Peter F and GOREY, Edward.
    Donald and the

    Harry N. Abrams Inc. (1969) 2004

    Unpaginated 42pp. 18 b/w plates, decorated endpapers. Long 8vo illustrated boards with dw. Fine.

    Stock ID: 20067
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  • (GOREY) NEUMEYER, Peter F and GOREY, Edward.
    Donald has a Difficulty

    Harry N. Abrams Inc. (1970) 2004

    Unpaginated 48pp. 20 b/w plates, decorated endpapers. Long 8vo illustrated boards with dw. Fine. Sequel to Donald and...

    Stock ID: 20066
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  • Donald Judd by RASKIN, David.
    RASKIN, David.
    Donald Judd

    New Haven and London Yale University Press 2017

    220 pages 110 colour + 10 b-w illus. 4to decorated wrappers. critically acclaimed book, Critically acclaimed and authoritative guide, showcasing the entire breadth of Judd's practices, the book draws on documents from nearly twenty archives and investigates Judd and his work both within and outside the context of the 1960s Minimalist art movement.

    Stock ID: 19506
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  • Du Cubisme a l'Art Abstrait by DELAUNAY, Robert.
    DELAUNAY, Robert.
    Du Cubisme a l'Art Abstrait Documents inédits publiés par Pierre Francastel et suivis d'un catalogue de l'oeuvre de R. Delaunay par Guy Habasque.

    Paris, S.E.V.P.E.N., 1957

    415 p. + 24 plates (8 colour) with 25 ill.; 4 additional ill. in text from drawings. Paper wrapper with dust wrapper which has a colouR Dealunay design on upper wrapper. Previously unpublished papers of Robert Delaunay organised in four parts. The last section is a catalogue of the work of R. Delaunay by Guy Habasque With an introduction by Robert Delaunay. Includes interviews, historic notes about the paintings, lists of works, lists of interviews, etc. Dust wrapper is fragile. It is slightly browned and clipped at head and base of spine with a small c 10mm square missing from upper wrapper. Previous owner's name on end paper.

    Stock ID: 21296
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  • KING, Jessie M.
    Dwellings of an Old World Town A Book of drawings in black & White by Jessie M King.

    London and Glasgow Gowans and Gray Ltd 1909

    51pp. With title and contents page decorations and twenty-four black and white drawings, one of which is repurposed and reproduced in colour on the upper wrapper. Colour-decorated wrappers Small, slim 8vo. The wrappers just a little dust soiled and rubbed on spine. End paper and list of contents page also a little dusty.

    Stock ID: 20778
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  • E McKnight Kauffer by [McKNIGHT KAUFFER] HAWORTH - BOOTH, Mark.
    [McKNIGHT KAUFFER] HAWORTH - BOOTH, Mark.
    E McKnight Kauffer

    London V&A 2005

    4to. Decorated wrappers Fine. Ex libris with bookplate of Gavin Stamp on inside of front wrapper. Two pieces of correspondence inserted concerning the erection of a blue plaque to E McKnight Kauffer written to Emily Cole at English Heritage - this maybe from Simon Randall who also made the preliminary report on a blue plaque for him and which is loosely inserted.

    Stock ID: 19855
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  • Ed Kluz: by (ED KLUZ) Knox, Tim HORSFALL TURNER, Olivia.
    (ED KLUZ) Knox, Tim HORSFALL TURNER, Olivia.
    Ed Kluz: The Lost House Revisited

    London Merrell 2017

    Foreword by John Harris. 192 pages 200 illustrations. 4to. Red boards with illustrated dust wrapper. Stunning publication which illustrates Ed Kluz's paintings with commentaries by the authors on the houses featured and lost country houses in general.

    Stock ID: 20659
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  • Edward Bawden: A Book of Cuts by [BAWDEN]
    [BAWDEN]
    Edward Bawden: A Book of Cuts

    London Scolar Press 1979

    81pp illustrated with b/w images including b/w decorated end papers. 4to Publisher's full cloth. Very good with slightly worn dust wrapper. Introduction by Ruari McLean, a note on lino cutting by Edward Bawden and the images. Noted on the fly leaf of the dust wrapper that the book was likely to be of interest to art students in particular.

    Stock ID: 18396
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  • English, Scottish and Welsh Landscape: Verse Chosen by John Betjeman and Geoffrey Taylor by BETJEMAN John, Geoffrey TAYLOR and John PIPER
    BETJEMAN John, Geoffrey TAYLOR and John PIPER
    English, Scottish and Welsh Landscape: Verse Chosen by John Betjeman and Geoffrey Taylor

    London: Frederick Muller 1944

    121pp with c.20 full page coloured lithographs. Small 8vo in decorated cloth with design by Piper, some shelf wear to spine and corners otherwise vg. A selection of poems about British landscape, illustrated with lovely colour lithographs by John Piper. Part of the New Excursions into English Poetry Series.

    Stock ID: 20847
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  • [RAVILIOUS] CHASE, Michael [ preface]
    Eric Ravilious 1903-1942: an exhibition organised by The Victor Batte-Lay Trust

    Colchester The Minories 1972

    Unpaginated. [24]pp, 121 numbers + b/w illustrations. 4to. Stiff card wrappers, decorated on inner. Includes five recollections by Edward Bawden, Douglas Percy Bliss, Celia Lady Sempill, Helen Binyon and Paul Nash.

    Stock ID: 21048
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