Art

  • (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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  • Set of Nine Flikker Books - All published by [FLIKKER BOOKS]
    [FLIKKER BOOKS]
    Set of Nine Flikker Books - All published 1. Francois Dallegret. 2. Chic Taylor. 3. Eduardo Paolozzi. 4. Patrick Procktor. 5. Malcolm Carder. 6. Liliane Lijn. 7. Pater Schmidt. 8. Roy Grayson. 9. Derek Boshier.

    London Editions Alecto 1972

    Each book unpaginated with one b&w illustration per page, printed on rectos only, 90mm x 75mm, with stapled black and white card covers. Hard to find. Produced by Alecto for the Museum of Modern Art in New York and listed in their Christmas catalogue for 1972. Lovely items.

    Stock ID: 20692
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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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  • [GREENBERG] O'BRIAN John (edited by)
    The Collected Essays Criticisim: Volumes 1-4

    Chicago and London, Chicago University Press 1986, 1988, 1986 and 1986

    Volume I(1986) Perceptions and Judgements 1939-1944, Volume 2 (1998) Arrogant Purpose 1945-1949, Volume 3 (1986) Affirmations and Refusals 1950-1956 and Volume 4 (1986) Modernism and Vengeance 1957-1969. Volume 1 and 2, paperback, the other two are boards with dust wrappers. All very good. First two volumes preserved with sticky backed plastic neatly applied to wrappers. Good set.

    Stock ID: 18384
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  • The Critical Writings of Adrian Stokes by [STOKES]
    [STOKES]
    The Critical Writings of Adrian Stokes in three volumes

    London Thames and Hudson

    335pp. 320pp. & 388pp. each with 2 sections of b/w photos, printed on glossy art paper Vol 1. Pisanello, The Quattro Cento, Stones of Rimini, Reviews of Modern Art. Vol 2. Colour and Form, Venice, Inside Out, Art & Science, Smooth & Rough, Cezanne, Raphael, Monet. Vol.3. Michaelangelo, Greek Culture and the ego, Three Essays on the Painting of our time, Coldstream and the sitter, The impact of Architecture, Painting in the inner world, The invitation in art, Reflections on the nude. With good dust wrappers, these a little worn at edges.

    Stock ID: 20910
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  • O'CONNOR. John,
    The English Scene

    Risbury, Herefordshire The Whitington Press 2004

    72pp, 37 bw and colour wood engravings by John O'Connor. No 55 of the edition of 200 copies, initialled in pencil by the artist at the end. 12.5 x 9.75 inches. Cloth backed decorated boards, gilt title, In matching board slip case. A survey by the artist of the best of his earlier work, little of which has been seen before, with comments by the artist about each block. This book was on the press when the artist died (5 March 2004) and incorporates his last wishes to have a number of the wood engravings printed in colour or with a second colour lino block. Set in 14 pt. Bell type and printed…

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    Risbury, Herefordshire The Whitington Press 2004

    72pp, 37 bw and colour wood engravings by John O'Connor. No 55 of the edition of 200 copies, initialled in pencil by the artist at the end. 12.5 x 9.75 inches. Cloth backed decorated boards, gilt title, In matching board slip case. A survey by the artist of the best of his earlier work, little of which has been seen before, with comments by the artist about each block. This book was on the press when the artist died (5 March 2004) and incorporates his last wishes to have a number of the wood engravings printed in colour or with a second colour lino block. Set in 14 pt. Bell type and printed on Fabriano and Hahnemuhle Ingres and Oxford cream laid papers.

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    Stock ID: 13385
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  • The Engravings of Eric Ravilious by [RAVILIOUS] Jeremy Greenwood & John Craig (Introduction)
    [RAVILIOUS] Jeremy Greenwood & John Craig (Introduction)
    The Engravings of Eric Ravilious

    Woodbridge The Wood Lea Press 2008

    288pp. Quarto. Cloth. Silver spine lettering. Very good in original slipcase. A comprehensive catalogue illustrated with 443 examples of Ravilious' engravings, all reproduced to full size. The Illustrations are both in colour and black and white, and includes wood engravings for books and dust-jackets, borders, advertising and commercial work as well as patterned papers. Limited to 800 copies. From the collection of Colin Amery.

    Stock ID: 21143
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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 Metalization of a Dream by POLOZZI, Eduardo
    POLOZZI, Eduardo
    The Metalization of a Dream with a commentary by Lawrence Alloway.

    London Lion and Unicorn Press 1963

    no 205 of approximately 400 copies. 64pp + monochrome and colour reproductions Cloth spine with silver lettered titles, embossed boards with devices and with Paolozzi designs in silver across on upper and lower boards. Decorated end papers. Originally issued with clear acetate wrapper not present in this copy. The Metallization of a Dream is the title of a collaborative project between the critic Lawrence Alloway and the artist Eduardo Paolozzi, which resulted in the publication of this limited edition. The book was designed by John Munday in collaboration with the artist.

    Stock ID: 21026
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  • The Modern Woodcut by FURST, Herbert.
    FURST, Herbert.
    The Modern Woodcut A Study of the evolution of the craft ..... With a chapter on xylography by W. Thomas Smith. With over 200 illustrations in black and white, sixteen plates in colour.

    London, John Lane, The Bodley Head Ltd., 1924

    xviii, 271 pp. 4to. Cream cloth with vignette on upper board and black lettered titles. Good copy with slightly worn dust wrapper, this frayed a little at the head of the spine. Key reference text on the woodcut.

    Stock ID: 21089
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  • EVANS Mwfanwy (editor)
    The Painters Object

    London Gerald Howe 1937

    viii.147 pages. colour frontis of Picasso Still Life 1922. 48 b&w photo and other illustrations by Paul Nash, Piper, Sutherland, Trevelyan Picasso , Ernst, Calder de Chirico and Moholy-Nagy. printed at the Curwen Press. Original blue cloth, gilt lettering.

    Stock ID: 18822
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  • (CH) HALL Charles
    The Picture: a nosegay for amateurs, painters, picture-dealers, picture-cleaners, liners, repairers, and all the craft ; being the autobiography of A Holy family, by Raphael, faithfully written from actual dictation of the picture itself

    London printed for the author and sold by Hatchard & Son 1837

    iv, 78 p. ; 8vo. Quarter green morocco, cloth covered boards. Slightly worn at edges. Red spine label, repaired at head of spine.. Title page a little foxed else good copy. With signature of Hesketh Hubbard and dated August 1941 on front end paper. A charming book, taking the perspective of Raphael's 'A Holy Family' and sketching a 'biography' of its movements from artist's studio to its various, subsequent homes. A novel and light-hearted attempt to look awry at the reception and circulation of art through the history of this particular masterpiece. Scarce.

    Stock ID: 8050
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  • The Picture Book of Flying by DOBIAS, Frank.
    DOBIAS, Frank.
    The Picture Book of Flying

    New York The Macmillan Co., 1928

    64pp, illustrated with strident colour illustrations throughout including many full page ones. Decorated cloth and end papers. Good copy with rather worn and frayed dust wrapper although this is complete. One of a series of Macmillan Picture Books on transport and related subjects aimed at children. Good on the early days of aviation. Art deco styled dust wrapper. and design on the cloth covered boards.

    Stock ID: 21039
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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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  • [SATURDAY BOOK] RUSSELL, Leonard. [Editor to 1952] HADFIELD, John. [Editor thereafter]
    The Saturday Book 3-34 + supplementary volume

    london Hutchinson 1941-1975 and 1981 "Best of Saturday Book" edition.

    Number 1 and 2 missing from this otherwise complete run. The many writers who contributed to the series included H. E. Bates, John Betjeman, Graham Greene, Laurie Lee, Philip Larkin, John Masefield, H. J. Massingham, George Orwell, J. B. Priestley, L. T. C. Rolt, Siegfried Sassoon, Evelyn Waugh and P. G. Wodehouse. The Saturday Book provided literary and artistic compendium about life in Britain during the Second World War and then the following decades. Illustrators included Noel Carrington, Laurence Scarfe, Agnes Millelr Parker and photographers regularly appearing include Bill Brandt, Edwin Smith an E. .O Hoppé amongst others. Nice set with dust wrappers and boxes where appropriate. All dust…

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    london Hutchinson 1941-1975 and 1981 "Best of Saturday Book" edition.

    Number 1 and 2 missing from this otherwise complete run. The many writers who contributed to the series included H. E. Bates, John Betjeman, Graham Greene, Laurie Lee, Philip Larkin, John Masefield, H. J. Massingham, George Orwell, J. B. Priestley, L. T. C. Rolt, Siegfried Sassoon, Evelyn Waugh and P. G. Wodehouse. The Saturday Book provided literary and artistic compendium about life in Britain during the Second World War and then the following decades. Illustrators included Noel Carrington, Laurence Scarfe, Agnes Millelr Parker and photographers regularly appearing include Bill Brandt, Edwin Smith an E. .O Hoppé amongst others. Nice set with dust wrappers and boxes where appropriate. All dust wrappers are slightly worn. Ex libris Gavin Stamp with his bookplate.

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    Stock ID: 20051
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  • The Soloman R Guggenheim Museum by [GUGGENHEIM GUIDE BOOK] SWEENEY James J. [Introuction]
    [GUGGENHEIM GUIDE BOOK] SWEENEY James J. [Introuction]
    The Soloman R Guggenheim Museum

    New York Published by the Museum nd c1959

    Unpaginated. Introduction c4pp translated into German & French as well as in English b.w plates. Paper wrappers. Small 8vo. Pen note by previous owner who was Cordelia Oliver, who was an Art Critic at the Guardian and Glasgow Herald before going to work at the New York Times in the 1980s. The few annotations are reputedly hers.

    Stock ID: 20372
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