Used and Out of Print Art Books for Sale
Art and The Creative Unconscious: Four Essays -by- Erich Neumann. Bollingen Series LXI. Translated
from the German -by- Ralph Manheim. The essays are entitled: Leonardo da Vinci and the Mother Archetype; Art and
Time; A Note to Marc Chagall; Creative Man and Transformation. Includes list of works cited and black and white
plates. Library of Congress Catalogue Card No. 58-8984. (Pantheon Books. Bollingen Foundation Inc. New York. 1959)
Used book. Hardcover book in dust jacket. 232 pages. Dust jacket is darkened on the spine and edges and has insect damage to
its edges. Foxing on edges of pages. Else book is very good.
Baroque -by- John Rupert Martin. ISBN 0713909269. (Style and Civilization -edited by- John Fleming and Hugh Honour).
Art. The author discusses the essential characteristics of Baroque art. Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 367 pages.
(Allen Lane Publisher. London. 1977) Dust jacket is worn on edges and corners with some very small tears. Light foxing on
first and last few pages and edges of pages. Else very good. Weight 850 grams.
Battle Lines Australian Artists At War -by- Scott Bevan. ISBN 1740512588. Australian art. Australian
artists Alan Moore, Nora Heysen, Kenneth Jack, Ray Crooke, Bruce Fletcher, Rick
Amor, Peter Churcher, Sir William Dargie, Pat Forster, Ray Parkin, John Coburn,
Max Angus, Ray Beattie, Wendy Sharpe, and Lewis Miller tell their stories,
painting a vivid picture of of their experiences depicting conflict; they have
created some extraordinary art - beautiful, harrowing, mesmerising and character
defining; illustrated with colour plates. 2004, Random House Australia,
Sydney) Hardcover book in dust jacket, 310 pages, NEW.
Ceramics Of Picasso -by- Georges Ramie. ISBN 8434304244. 223 colour
illustrations. (Ediciones Poligrafa, S.A., Barcelona, 1985) Used hardcover book in dust jacket.
128 pages. Written inscription on fep. Insect damage to upper edge of first few pages. Dust jacket is stretched
on upper edge and worn with a small tear at top of spine. Spine sunned. Foxing on first and last few pages.
Else very good. Weight 1 kilogram.
Creative Illustration -by- Andrew Loomis. Art. Illustrated in colour and black and white.
(The Viking Press. New York. Second Printing, August 1948) Used book. Large hardcover book. No dust jacket.
Red cloth covers with green spine and black logo and lettering on cover and spine. marks on cover at top
near spine. Covers are very worn on edges and corners and chipped at both ends of spine. Foxing on endpapers and
edges of pages. Else pages are very good. Weighs 2.7 kilograms.
Exhibition at the French Gallery, 120 Pall Mall, London, S.W. 1 of Selected Works by
Henri Harpignies 1819-1916 in February, 1923. Art Exhibition Catalogue. Exhibition catalogue with 20
duochrome plates on heavy stock paper, interleaved with blank pages of common stock paper. Text also on
common stock paper. (Wallis & Son. London. 1923) Used art exhibition catalogue. Unpaginated. In original
paper wrappers which are fairly tattered on edges and corners. Foxing on some pages. Else pages are very
Heartbeat Of The Earth: A First Nations Artist Records Injustice
And Resistance -by- 'Wii Muk' willixw (Art Wilson). ISBN 0865713510. Foreword -by- Buffy Sainte-Marie. Art. Aigned Copy.
'Wii Muk' willixw (Art Wilson) is an hereditary chief of the Gitxsan people from northern British
Columbia; in addition to being an artist, he is also an inland fisherman and a
teacher of art and culture, and plays an active role in the governance of his
nation; this volume is a collection of his red and black prints that chronicle
the struggles for justice of First Nations people everywhere - from Canada and
Wounded Knee, to Chiapas and Nigeria; it also records the peoples' spirited
resistance to oppression; Art Wilson's unique blend of traditional northwest
coast symbolism with modern-day images is a rich and memorable expression of
First nations' consciousness; signed by Art Wilson on title page . (New Society Publishers, Gabriola Island, BC, Canada, first edition, 1996)
Used softcover book, 95 pages, light wear to edges of covers, corners bumped, else very good.
Leonardo da Vinci On The Human Body The Anatomical Physiological and Embryological Drawings of Leonardo
da Vinci The Most Complete Collection More Than 1200 Illustrations -translations, emendations and a biographical
introduction by- Charles D O'Malley and J B de C M Saunders. ISBN 0517381052. (Gramercy Books. New York. 2003) Used
book. Hardcover book in dust jacket. 506 pages. Marks on upper edge of pages. Else in fine condition. Weighs 1.6
Knudsen Lars Knudsen's Australian Birds. ISBN 0864176961. Paintings of Australian birds by world-renowned
wildlife artist Lars Knudsen. Illustrated in full colour with short descriptions of each bird. Used small softcover book.
64 pages. (Kangaroo Press Pty Ltd. Kenthurst. 1995) Light wear to edges of covers. Corners lightly bumped. Spine sunned.
Edges of pages are grubby. Else very good.
Painters of South Africa -by- Dr. A C Bouman. Art of South Arica.
Covers works by Pieter Wenning; Erich Mayer; Ruth Prowse; Charles Peers; J H Pierneef; A M Luyt; Hugo Naude;
Gregoire Boonzaier; S Caldecott; Florence Zerffi; Alice Tennant; Irma Stern; Maggie Laubser; May Hillhouse;
Francois Krige; Alexis Preller; Nerine Desmond; Maud Sumner; Cecil Higgs; John Dronsfield; Jean Welz;
Wolf Kibel. Illustrated in colour and black and white. The colour illustrations have been tipped in, as has
the colour frontispiece of Pierneef's "Maluti Mountains". (H.A.U.M. h/a J E De Bussy. Cape Town. Circa 1955)
Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 134 pages. Dust jacket is fair: price-clipped, worn and chipped on edges,
darkened and with small stains. Slight insect damage to corners of free endpapers. Foxing on title page
and on edges of pages. Else pages are very good. Weighs 1.2 kilograms.
Poster Art Innovation in Poster Design -by- Charlotte Rivers. ISBN 9782888931690.
Posters catch the eye, communicate, and sell; this book showcases a collection of intelligent, witty, and
visually inspiring works. Fully illustrated in colour. (RotoVision SA. Mies, Switzerland. 2011) In fine
condition. Weight 800 grams.
Romanesque -edited by- Rolf Toman -text by- Ulrike Laule & Uwe Gese -photography by-
Achim Bednorz. ISBN 3936761582. Monasticism in Romanesque Times; Romanesque Religious Architecture in Germany, Italy,
France, England and Spain; Secular Romanesque Architecture; Romanesque Sculpture in France, Spain, Italy,
Germany and England; Romanesque Painting: wall paintings, book illumination and glass art; Glossar;
Bibliography; Index. Beautifully illustrated in colour. White marker ribbon. 255 pages. (Feierabend Verlag OHG, Berlin, 2002)
NEW Hardcover book, no dust jacket as issued. Pictorial boards. Weighs 1.1 kilograms. NEW.
Sketches At Lord's The Cricket Lithographs of John Corbet Anderson - by- Michael Down & Derek West.
ISBN 0002183420. Foreword -by- John Arlott. 144 pages. (Willow Books. Collins. London. 1990) Used hardcover book
with dust jacket. Spine sunned. Some indentations on rear of dust jacket. Else in excellent condition.
The Art Of Alice In Wonderland -by- Stephanie Lovett Stoffel. ISBN 0765191334. A collection of over 100 artistic
interpretations of "Alice in Wonderland". (The Wonderland Press, New York, 1998) In fine condition.
The Art of Botanical Illustration -by- Wilfred Blunt and William T Stearn. ISBN 1851491774. New Edition
Revised and Enlarged. Reprint. 1995. 126 colour plates and 140 black and white illustrations. Used hardcover book in dust
jacket. 368 pages. (Antique Collectors Club Ltd in association with The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Reprint of 1994 revised
edition. 1995) Dust jacket is sunned on spine and front upper edge. Bookshop bookplate inside front cover. Light foxing
on edges of pages. Else in fine condition. Weight 1.8 kilograms.
The Comic Art Of Norman Lindsay -selected by- Keith Wingrove. ISBN 0207155658.
(Angus & Robertson Publishers, Sydney, First Edition, 1987) Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 266 pages.
Name stamp of previous owner on fep. dust jacket stretched along upper edge. A few small marks on edges of pages. Else very
good. Weighs 1.3 kilograms.
The Drawings of Antonio Canaletto in the Collection of His Majesty The King at Windsor Castle -by- Dr. K T Parker.
150 reproductions of Canaletto's drawings of Venice, Padua, Rome and London about the middle of the eighteenth century as
well as some charming fantasy views of Italian landscape and architecture; Dr Parker sets out the artist's method of work and
throws new light on the enigmatic personality of Joseph Smith, the British Consul of Venice and how the collections of Smith
passed into the possession of King George III. (The Phaidon Press Ltd. Oxford. 1948) Used book. Hardcover book in dust jacket.
Unpaginated. Dust jacket is grubby and worn on edges and corners. Light foxing on endpapers and edges of pages. Else very good.
The Encyclopedia Of Decorative Styles 1850-1935 -by- William Hardy, Steven
Adams & Arie Van De Lemme. ISBN 1853430398. An informative, entertaining and lavishly illustrated guide to three major art
movements: the Arts and Crafts Movement, Art Nouveau, and Art Deco. (New Burlington Books, London, 1988) Used large hardcover book in
price-clipped dust jacket. 352 pages. Dust jacket is knocked in corners and worn both ends of spine. Foxing on reverse of dust jacket.
Page edges and on first and last few pages. All else is very good. This book weighs 1.7 kilograms.
The Nude Male A New Perspective -by- Margaret Walters. ISBN 0448231689. Used hardcover book in dust
jacket. 352 pages. (Paddington Press Ltd. New York. 1978) Dust jacket is bumped in upper front corner and at top of
spine. Name of previous owner written on front free endpaper. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good. Weight 1.1
The Ordeal of Paul Cezanne -by- John Rewald. No. 36 of a limited de luxe edition of 100 copies only
published by Theodore Brun Limited, London, by special arrangement with Messrs Phoenix House Limited, London. Illustrated
biography of Paul Cezanne. (Theodore Brun Limited. London. 1950) Used book. Hardcover book. No dust jacket. 192 pages. Red
leather boards. Gilt upper edges of pages. Boards are marked and grubby. Foxing inside covers and on edges of pages.
Else very good.
The Paintings of Fragonard Complete Edition -by- Georges Wildenstein. Book in Slipcase.
Translated from the French -by- C W Chilton (introductory text) and Mrs A L Kitson (catalogue). Complete catalogue of words
by the French painter Jean-Honoré Fragonard. Used large-format hardcover book with brown cloth covers and a clear plastic
dust jacket in original slipcase. 350 illustrations including 16 in colour. (Phaidon Press. 1960) Name of previous owner
written on front free endpaper. Foxing on endpapers. Foxing also on most backing sheets containing the tipped-in illustrations
of paintings. Else the book is very good. The slipcase is grubby, has some slight insect damage and is bumped on the corners.
Weight 3 kilograms.
The Way Of The Masks -by- Claude Levi-Strauss. ISBN 0224020811. Translated from the French -by-
Sylvia Modelski. Originally published 1975 entitled 'La Voie des Masques'; a study of American Northwest Coast Indian
tribal art and masks, providing a structural approach to tribal art and culture; illustrated with maps, colour and b/w photographs
(Jonathan Cape, London, 1983) Used hardcover book in dust jacket, 249 pages, light wear to boards,
dust jacket bumped in one corner, else very good.
Vintage T-Shirts: Over 500 Authentic Tees from the 70's and 80's -by- Lisa Kidner and Sam Knee. Artwork
featured on tee-shirts from the 1970s and 1980s all illustrated in colour. (Carlton Books Ltd. London. 2006) ISBN 1844424049.
Used hardcover book. No dust jacket as issued, Pictorial boards. 304 pages. In fine condition. Weighs 1.1 kilograms.
Wallace Collection Catalogues Pictures And Drawings (Illustrations) Fifth Edition 1960. Black and white
reproductions of paintings in the Wallace Collection held in Hertford House. (published by the Trustees of
Hertford House. London. 5th ed, April 1960) Used hardcover book, no dust jacket, marked blue cloth
with silver letting on cover and spine, 214 pages, covers are marked, pages are very good.
We Weren't Modern Enough: Women Artists and The Limits of German Modernism
-by- Marsha Meskimmon. ISBN 0520221346. German Art. The author examines the work of some two dozen little-known women artists from the
Weimar Republic period, including Lotte Laserstein; Jeanne Mammen; Gerta Overbeck; and Grethe Jurgens (University of California Press,
Berkeley, 1999) Used softcover book. 263 pages. Corners bumped. Name whited out on half title page. Else very good.
Women Painters of The World From The Time of Caterina Vigri 1413-1463 to Rosa Bonheur and The Present
Day -edited by- Walter - Shaw - Sparrow. The Art and Life Library Volume III. 1905. Colour, sepia and black and
white plates and illustrations. Written gift inscription dated 1923 on third page. (Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1905)
Used art book on women artists. Large hardcover book. No Dust jacket. Pages are untrimmed. In fair condition. Covers are
marked and grubby. Corners bumped. Cloth cover of spine worn and torn at both ends of spine. Heavy foxing. Some pages
are brittle and torn around edges. Pages and plates are mostly in good to better condition. Weighs 2.7
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