Art

  • Malta: Wartime pictures by (MALTA) HUGHES Quentin
    (MALTA) HUGHES Quentin
    Malta: Wartime pictures

    The Wirral, Cheshire Nearhos Publications 2000

    Limited edition. no 38 of 50 Signed by Quentin Hughes on verso of title. 100pp illustrated with colour and b/w plates. Square and small 4to. Black cloth, gilt lettering. No dust wrapper. A little rubbed on corners else good copy. Collected images from sketches by Quentin Hughes during a period when he was stationed in Malta during World War II. Wide variety of images from Dockland scenes to Architectural heritage etc.

    Stock ID: 17275
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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 nymphs: Being a series of fourteen fashion plates by Thomas Lowinsky 85 by [LOWINSKY] MORTIMER, Raymond [ Introductory essay]
    [LOWINSKY] MORTIMER, Raymond [ Introductory essay]
    Modern nymphs: Being a series of fourteen fashion plates by Thomas Lowinsky 85

    London, The Hasslewood Books, Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald, 1930

    69 + [5]pp Half title, 14 stencil-coloured plates by Thomas Lowinsky. Slim folio. Original cloth-backed patterned paper boards, One of 150 copies of Batchelor Kelmscott Paper. This copy numbered 85 Book ticket of Pamela and Raymond Lister on front paste down. Very good copy.

    Stock ID: 21075
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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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  • New Graphic Design in Revolutionary Russia by BOJKO Szymon
    BOJKO Szymon
    New Graphic Design in Revolutionary Russia

    Lund Humphries 1972

    156pp illustrated with 100 b/w plates, red cloth with dw. 4to. Vg in dw sl worn around the edges. Traces the development of traditional folk art, artistic theory and talent in Russia and how it was able to serve the Revolution. Includes biographical notes of important Russian figures.

    Stock ID: 18082
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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 grate 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 grate 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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  • GREENWOOD, Jeremy
    Omega Cuts

    Woodbridge The Wood Lea Press 1998

    145pp, b/w illustrations throughout. Folio. Cloth boards, complete with slip cover. In fine condition. A lovely and well presented book of woodcuts and linocuts by artists associated with the Omega Workshops and the Hogarth Press, with an introduction by Judith Collins. One of only 450 copies of the standard edition.

    Stock ID: 16032
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  • (COOK Peter) BANHAM Reyner [foreword] HAWLEY Christine [narrative]
    Peter Cook 21 Years - 21 Ideas

    London, Architectural Association Folio VI 1985

    16pp. + 21 sheets in box : col. ill. 320 x 320mm. 4to in presentation black box, with decorated b/w and red title on front. A lovely monograph with large and dynamic images. Very slight scattered foxing to title page else good. Box a little dusty and with some shelf wear else very good. Published to accompany the exhibition of work by Peter Cook held at the Architectural Association. The illustrations reproduce the original colour drawings from early Archigram days to the 1984 Frankfurt Studio project. Hard to find.

    Stock ID: 21501
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  • CHRISTO
    Project for Wrapped Reichstag, Berlin Collages, Drawings, Scale Model, and Photographs / November 15 - December 10, 1977

    London Annely Juda Fine Art 1977

    [28] with many b/w photos and illus throughout. 8vo pamphlet in decorated b/w wraps. Vg. German/English language catalogue of preliminary sketches for the Wrapped Reichstag. Loosely inserted newspaper cutting of the article 'Reichstag package deal' detailing how the wrapping of the Reichstag project had gained momentum with the support of parliament president Rita Süssmuth.

    Stock ID: 10689
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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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  • Romney Marsh Illustrated and Described (A King Penguin Book) by PIPER John
    PIPER John
    Romney Marsh Illustrated and Described (A King Penguin Book)

    Harmondsworth, Penguin 1950

    35pp with 17 b/w illustrations, plus 16 colour plates. Boards printed with a marbled design, very good in similar d/w. The results of Piper's travels in Romney and the surrounding area.

    Stock ID: 21439
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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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