Art

  • Highland Stoneware by HASLAM, Malcolm
    HASLAM, Malcolm
    Highland Stoneware The first twenty five years of a Scottish Pottery

    Beauchamp Richard Dennis 1991

    112pp illustrated with colour and b/w plates. Tall 4to. Fine copy with dust wrapper and decorated end papers . Signed dedication copy from the author to Eduardo Paolozzi with best wishes inscription on the title page. Published to mark the 25th anniversary of this pottery situated in the far north of Scotland.

    Stock ID: 20577
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  • McCALL, Mitzi.
    Interior with Figure: The Life and Painting of Charles McCall

    Lewes The Book Guild 1987

    198pp illustrated with 12 pages of b/w plates. Very good with dust wrapper. Inscribed and signed "For Sir Eduardo, in the hope it may interest you with every good wish Mitzi McCall 30 May 1994"

    Stock ID: 20598
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  • LIDÉN, Klara.
    Klara Lidén: rumpf flachen und plunderer banden

    Bielefeld, Leipzig , Berlin Kerber 2011

    Unpagiinated. Single sided colour + b/w plates (15)pp. 8vo cloth covered with embossed title on the upper board and spine, very good. Working in performance, installation, sound and video, Swedish artist Klara Liden (born 1979) proposes a theoretical and sometimes literal public art of intervention and detournement. This publication illustrates, among other works, a series of garbage cans and a range of black-and-white slide projections showing simple actions in blurred, slowed frame sequences.

    Stock ID: 19545
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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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  • Lucie Rie [1987] by [RIE, Lucie] BIRKS, Tony
    [RIE, Lucie] BIRKS, Tony
    Lucie Rie [1987]

    Somerset Marston House 1994

    224pp illustrated with colour and b/w plates. 4to. Stiff card wrappers. Very good copy. The story of the life of Lucie Rie, her friendship with Bernard Leach and Hans Coper and illustrates a wide range of work from tableware to specially commissioned pots.

    Stock ID: 20834
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  • Millennium Stones by KINDERSLEY, Richard
    KINDERSLEY, Richard
    Millennium Stones

    London Wolsley Fine Art 2000-2001

    36pp illustrated with colour plates of ten stones carved and designed for the millennium. Perfect bound. Green lettered wrappers. Royal 8vo. Loosely inserted leaflet about the stones when exhibited at Keele University. Lovely item.

    Stock ID: 20845
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  • Modern Sacred Art by [CHURCH ART] MORRIS, Joan {Foreword}
    [CHURCH ART] MORRIS, Joan {Foreword}
    Modern Sacred Art An international annual review

    London, Sands and Co. 1938

    164pp, 160 b/w illustrations of sacred art drawn from the Roman Catholic tradition. 4to. Striking cover design. A little worn on spine else good. Loosely inserted photograph of unidentified piece. Illustrations drawn from a wide range o f European Countries including Austria, Belgium, France, Hungary, Switzerland. Special articles by a range of commentators including Mgr. Anichini, E I Watkin, Joan Morris, Norbert, Noe, T Zing and others. Inscription on title page says "As a minimum wage for work done for "Art Notes" with all best wishes Joan Morris." Next to each photo image is a short commentary about the project. Contemporary designs from complete buildings, sculpture and objects are included. War broke out in…

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    London, Sands and Co. 1938

    164pp, 160 b/w illustrations of sacred art drawn from the Roman Catholic tradition. 4to. Striking cover design. A little worn on spine else good. Loosely inserted photograph of unidentified piece. Illustrations drawn from a wide range o f European Countries including Austria, Belgium, France, Hungary, Switzerland. Special articles by a range of commentators including Mgr. Anichini, E I Watkin, Joan Morris, Norbert, Noe, T Zing and others. Inscription on title page says "As a minimum wage for work done for "Art Notes" with all best wishes Joan Morris." Next to each photo image is a short commentary about the project. Contemporary designs from complete buildings, sculpture and objects are included. War broke out in the year following publication and so this annual review was only ever a single issue.

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    Stock ID: 20821
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  • Mr Eric Gill: Recollections of David Kindersley by [GILL] KINDERSLEY, David
    [GILL] KINDERSLEY, David
    Mr Eric Gill: Recollections of David Kindersley

    USA The Ward Ritchie Press 1967

    [4],24pp., photographic portrait frontispiece, illus. throughout., 12mo., wrappers. Perfect bound with title on spine and Eric Gill monogram on upper wrapper. Very good copy. Signed by David Kindersley and dated 14th April 1970 on half title. With bookplate of Gavin Stamp on inside of wrapper. Scarce.

    Stock ID: 19931
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  • Notes on some works by Alfred Stevens from 1850-1857 by Alfred Stevens HOOLE, Henry E & CO LTD.,
    Alfred Stevens HOOLE, Henry E & CO LTD.,
    Notes on some works by Alfred Stevens from 1850-1857 as shown by the original drawings and models in the possession of Messrs. Henry E Hoole & CO. Ltd of Green Lane Works Sheffield selected and arranged by Henry Ingle Potter RIBA

    Sheffield Published by the firm nd c1920

    27pp illustrated with b/w plates showing Sculptor, Alfred Stevens' designs including the dog rate made for the International Exhibition of 1862, images of the Green Lane Works and an image of Henry Elliott Poole from an early photograph of 1862. 4to. Blue wrappers with contrasting lettering and paper paste down vignette of Stevens. Very good indeed. The original Green Lane Works were established in 1795 by the firm of Hoole and Company who were manufacturers of ornamental stove grates and fenders in Bronze and metal. The firm flourished and their products won a first Council medal at The Great Exhibition of 1851 and thereafter many more. It is thought that Alfred Stevens…

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    Sheffield Published by the firm nd c1920

    27pp illustrated with b/w plates showing Sculptor, Alfred Stevens' designs including the dog rate made for the International Exhibition of 1862, images of the Green Lane Works and an image of Henry Elliott Poole from an early photograph of 1862. 4to. Blue wrappers with contrasting lettering and paper paste down vignette of Stevens. Very good indeed. The original Green Lane Works were established in 1795 by the firm of Hoole and Company who were manufacturers of ornamental stove grates and fenders in Bronze and metal. The firm flourished and their products won a first Council medal at The Great Exhibition of 1851 and thereafter many more. It is thought that Alfred Stevens designed the gate house to the firms' works at Green Lane. Stevens worked for Hoole and Company between 1850 and 1852 as chief designer on a salary of £20 per annum and had designed much of the firms award winning work .

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    Stock ID: 20829
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  • (RAVILIOUS) RUSSELL, James.
    Ravilious in Pictures 3: A Country Life

    Sparham The Maidstone Press 2011

    47pp, numerous colour illustrations, decorated end papers. long 4to illustrated boards and illustrated dustwrapper.

    Stock ID: 19500
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  • (RAVILIOUS) RUSSELL, James.
    Ravilious in Pictures 4: A Travelling Artist

    Sparham The Maidstone Press 2012

    47pp, numerous colour illustrations, decorated end papers. long 4to illustrated boards and illustrated dustwrapper.

    Stock ID: 19501
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  • Ravilious: Wood Engravings by (ERIC RAVILIOUS)
    (ERIC RAVILIOUS)
    Ravilious: Wood Engravings

    Sparham Mainstone Press 2013

    80pp b/w illustrated with b/w reproductions of Ravilous wood engravings. 4to boards with gilt title on the spine. Decorated dust wrapper. New. Beautifuuly produced book.

    Stock ID: 19499
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  • (SARAH LUCAS) Edited by Yilmaz Dziewior, Beatrix Ruf
    Sarah Lucas: Exhibitions and Catalogue Raisonné 1989-2005

    London Tate 2005

    195pp, colour + b/w illustrations. Large 4to boards with pictorial dust wrapper. Minor creases to the edge of the wrappers else very good. published on the occasion of the major survey exhibition held at Kunsthalle Zurich, Kunstverein in Hamburg and Tate Lverpool

    Stock ID: 19548
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  • Science Fiction: Introducing Hugo Gernsback and Forrest J.... [Ackerman] by [KRAZY KAT ARCHIVE] STEER John [Foreword]
    [KRAZY KAT ARCHIVE] STEER John [Foreword]
    Science Fiction: Introducing Hugo Gernsback and Forrest J.... [Ackerman]

    St Andrews St Katharine's Gallery 1973

    77pp illustrated with b/w plates. Square small 4to. White wrappers with b/w image on upper wrapper and blue lettered titles. Catalogue to accompany an Exhibition organised by the Department of Fine Arts, St. Andrews University under the auspices of the Krazy Kat Archive and with the support of the Arts Council. [Scottish] The exhibition formed the second in a series on twentieth century themes. The Krazy Kat Achive came about from a donation to the University by Eduardo Paolozzi alongside a substantial gift of his own graphic work. The theme in 1977 was Science Fiction. Illustations of covers for novels and magazines included.

    Stock ID: 20836
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  • [SITUATIONISTS] MAGNUS, Carl. NASH, Jörgen. PREM, Heimrad. STRID, Hardy. and THORSEN, Jens Jörgen.
    Situationister I Konsten.

    Stockholm Editions Bauhaus Situationiste 1966

    Unpaginated c112pp illustrated with line ills, b/w photographs and monotone images on contrasting paper types. 204x220mm Square 4to. Plain flimsy wrappers with dust wrapper Very good copy. First edition of this joint production by Scandinavian Situationists, Strid, Thorsen and Nash who were also founding members the Second Situationist International, founded in 1962, a splinter group from the other Situationists, Nash was brother of Asger Jorn. German, English, French, Swedish and Danish.

    Stock ID: 19735
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  • The City Curious. Illustrated by the author and retold in English by F. Tennyson Jesse. by BOSSCHERE, Jean.
    BOSSCHERE, Jean.
    The City Curious. Illustrated by the author and retold in English by F. Tennyson Jesse.

    London Heinneman 1920

    First edition.179pp, b/w line illustrations. Sm. 4to. Decorated cloth. Accomplished black and white illustrations. A Narrative in which one follows the adventures of Smaly and Redy as they search for three little girls to live with them.

    Stock ID: 20862
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  • The Clash 2nd Songbook by [BOSHIER]
    [BOSHIER]
    The Clash 2nd Songbook

    London Riva Music 1979

    55pp illustrated with monotone illustrations. Wrapper design by Derek Boshier. Signed on upper wrapper by the artist Lyrics and chords included for All the young punks -- Cheapskates -- Drug stabbin' time -- English civil war -- Gates of the west -- Groovy times -- Guns on the roof -- I fought the law -- Julie's in the drug squad -- Last gang in town -- 1-2 crush on you -- Pressure drop -- The prisoner -- Safe European home -- Stay free -- Tommy gun -- White man in Hammersmith Palais. Boshier taught The Clash's Joe Strummer on a foundation year course at London's Central School of Art & Design in 1970-71.and on remetting…

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    London Riva Music 1979

    55pp illustrated with monotone illustrations. Wrapper design by Derek Boshier. Signed on upper wrapper by the artist Lyrics and chords included for All the young punks -- Cheapskates -- Drug stabbin' time -- English civil war -- Gates of the west -- Groovy times -- Guns on the roof -- I fought the law -- Julie's in the drug squad -- Last gang in town -- 1-2 crush on you -- Pressure drop -- The prisoner -- Safe European home -- Stay free -- Tommy gun -- White man in Hammersmith Palais. Boshier taught The Clash's Joe Strummer on a foundation year course at London's Central School of Art & Design in 1970-71.and on remetting the Clashi in 1978 was promptly tasked with producing a songbook as a companion to the release of the group's second long-player, Give 'Em Enough Rope (for which Coon had designed the poster Global Revolution). With spiky lettering and harsh graphics, Boshier's 60-page paperback in 12" x 9" format proved as visually startling as the aural aggression communicated by The Clash.

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    Stock ID: 20743
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  • (THE INDEPENDENT GROUP) ROBBINS, David. (editor)
    The Independent Group: Postwar Britain and the Aesthetics of Plenty

    Cambridge, MA and London, England The MIT Press 1990

    256pp colour + b/w illus. Long 4to yellow cloth with pictorial dust wrapper. Small library stamp on half title for the University of Technology, Sydney. A very good copy. Published to accompany the exhibition of the same title. A comprehensive study of the Independent Group, with essays by Theo Crosby, A+ P Smithson and Diane Kirkpatrick. As well as critical writings from Lawrence Alloway, Reyner Banham, Eduardo Paolozzi, et al.

    Stock ID: 19720
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  • The Poet Assassinated by Signed by Jim Dine on title page [DINE, Jim] APOLLINAIRE, Guillaume.
    Signed by Jim Dine on title page [DINE, Jim] APOLLINAIRE, Guillaume.
    The Poet Assassinated

    New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1968

    First edition. 128pp illustrated. 4to. Very good condition; clean and crisp; inscribed on title page and with very good dust wrapper in protective glassine wrapper. Translation by Rod Padgett.

    Stock ID: 20472
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  • RUSKIN, John.
    The Political Economy of Art Being the substance (with additions) of two lectures delivered at Manchester, July 10th and 13th, 1857

    London Smith, Elder and Co. 1857

    First edition. 248pp, publishers ads on end papers. Original 8vo printed boards, spine repaired. Published as part of the publisher's 'New Cheap Series'. Bookplate of Arthur Digby Besant, 1914 and Gavin Stamp, 1978. Arthur Digby Besant was the son of Annie Besant and joined the Theosophical Society in 1893. Architectural bookplate on paste down opposite that of Gavin's. There is also a signature on the printed end paper of F Besant dated 1865.

    Stock ID: 20262
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