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Alice And Beyond Paintings Of Central Australia By Kate Smith. ISBN 0864390890.
Australian Art. Kate Smith's possess a very special understanding of the Australian landscape and her
original work depicts the harshness of Australia's interior in a variety of media, reflecting not only
the heat and dryness of Central Australia, but also its colour and unique beauty. Used second hand
hardback book. No dust jacket as issued. 71 pages. (Boolarong Publications, Bowen Hills, Qld. 1989)
Some foxing, else very good condition. Weight 600 grams.
Art Of Broken Hill Outback Australia A Selection of the Art, Artists and Galleries of Broken Hill
-coordinated by- Jack Absalom -written and edited by- Tony Reade. ISBN 1876654007. Australian Art. Australian Artists.
Used oblong softcover book. Illustrated with colour plates. 101 pages. (Pitinjarra Pty Ltd. Broken Hill. 1999) Corners of covers
are bumped. Covers are lightly scuffed. A few marks on edges of pages. Else very good. Weight 870 grams.
Australia's Brilliant Daughter Ellis Rowan Artist Naturalist Explorer 1848 1922 -by- Margaret Hazzard.
ISBN 0909104753. Australian Artists. Biography of botanical and Wildlife artist Ellis Rowan who was acclaimed
internationally for her wildflower paintings; meticulously researched. Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 160 pages.
(Greenhouse Publications Pty Ltd. Richmond, Victoria. 1984) Written gift inscription on front free endpaper. Else in
fine condition. Weight 700 grams.
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.
Ceramics Of Picasso -by- Georges Ramie. ISBN 8434304244. Art of Pablo Picasso. 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.
CG Challenge Grand Space Opera Icons Of Galactic Civilization And Conflict -edited by- Daniel Wade.
ISBN 1921002107. Computer Art. Digital Art. The CG Challenges, run by Leonard Teo and Leigh van der Byl on
CGNetworks.com and the CGTalk.com forums, are testament to the desire of digital artists
to better their skills and prove their mettle to peers; to capture the efforts of the CG community in a medium that will
survive beyond their Web beginnings, Ballistic Publishing presents Grand Space Opera, the second in the series of CG Challenge
books that document the online Challenges with a mix of techniques and galleries of colour images. Used softcover book. 112
pages. (Ballistic Publishing. 2005) Gilt strip at top of front cover is worn. else in fine condition.
Child Art With Everyday Materials Tarit Bhattacharjee -written by- Kanchana Arni and Gita Wolf. ISBN 9788186211179. 2007 Edition.
This book explores the philosophy and practice of children's art developed by Tarit Bhattacharjee at the Madras School of
Krishnamurthi Foundation in India; the educational philosophy of the School is to encourage activities which bring in global
consciousness and environmental awareness; its ethos emphasises originality and independent thinking. Used spiral-bound
hardcover book in dust jacket. 76 pages. (Tara Publishing. 2007) Dust jacket is worn along on upper edge with one small
tear now closed. Else in very good condition. Weight 700 grams.
Classic Australian Paintings. ISBN 0855508442. Australian Art. 56 famous Australian paintings
reproduced in full colour with notes on each work and its creator. Used hardcover book in dust jacket. Unpaginated.
(Lloyd O'Neil Pty Ltd. South Yarra. Second Edition. 1986) Written gift inscription on front free endpaper. Some wear
to bottom on boards. Dust jacket is lightly scuffed. Pages are in excellent condition. Weight 600 grams.
Esso Presents Rubens and The Italian Renaissance at the Australian National Gallery Canberra 1992.
ISBN 0642130507. Art Exhibition Catalogue of 49 paintings by Peter Paul Rubens and other 16th Century Italian master painters.
Paintings are reproduced in full colour. Used softcover art exhibition catalogue. 199 pages. (Australian National Gallery.
Canberra. 1992) Corners of covers are bumped. Else in fine condition. Weight 1.1 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 good.
Famous Australian Art Ellis Rowan 1848-1922 A Biographical Sketch -by- Kate Collins.
ISBN 1863250107. Famous Australian Art Series. Used hardcover book. No dust jacket as issued. Artwork
on front cover is 'Rifle Bird' by Ellis Rowan. Frontispiece is 'Memorial Portrait of Ellis Rowan' by Sir
John Longstaff. Illustrated with colour plates. 52 pages. (Mallard Press. Moorebank. 1989) Foxing on
edges of pages. Else in fine condition.
Famous Australian Art Albert Namatjira 1902-1959 A Biographical Sketch -by- Andrew Mackenzie.
ISBN 1863250212. Famous Australian Art Series. Used hardcover book. No dust jacket as issued. Artwork
on front cover is detail from 'Central Australian Gorge' by Albert Namatjira. Frontispiece is 'Portrait of Albert Namatjira' by
William Dargie. Illustrated with colour plates. 52 pages. (Mallard Press. Moorebank. 1989) Foxing on
edges of pages. Edges of front free endpaper are worn. A few marks on the covers. Else very good.
Heartbeat Of The Earth A First Nations Artist Records Injustice
And Resistance -by- 'Wii Muk' willixw (Art Wilson). Signed Copy. ISBN 0865713510. Foreword -by- Buffy Sainte-Marie. Native
Canadian Art. '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.
Luxure -by- Richard De Chazal. ISBN 3861872420. Photography. Richard De Chazal is one of Australia's
most respected haute-couture designers, make-up artists, stylists, and photographers; these photographs of handsome young
men in various stages of undress explore the boundaries of fashion and the archetypical symbols of beauty, sexuality and
mythology and focus primarily on works created for the calendar series 'Erotika' and 'Alchemy' and other eclectic works
including images created for the Sydney 2000 Olympics. Used hardcover book. No dust jacket, as issued. Unpaginated.
(Bruno Gmunder Verlag. Berlin. 2002) In AS NEW condition. Weight 550 grams.
Masterpieces From The Guggenheim Catalogue of Art Gallery of New South Wales Sydney September 22 1991 -
January 12 1992 -selected by- Thomas Krens with Lisa Dennison. ISBN 0892070900. Art Exhibition Catalogue New South
Wales Art Gallery Sydney. Used softcover book. 319 pages. (Guggenheim Museum. New York. 1991) Corners bumped.
Name of previous owner on first page. Else in fine condition. Weight 1.5 kilograms.
Masterpieces Of Biblical Art. ISBN 051712727X. A collection of outstanding religious paintings
of the Western World from the period beginning in the 13th Century on the eve of the Renaissance, and extending into
the 19th Century. 95 biblical themes are illustrated in colour, presented in the same order in which the subjects appear
in the Bible; each reproduction is accompanied by an appropriate passage from the Bible, a commentary on the artist's
intention in painting the picture or the ideas he wished to convey, and a statement of the artist's significance in
the history of art. Used hardcover book in dust jacket. Unpaginated. (Avenal Books. New York./Consolidated Book
Publishers. Chicago. 1973) Dust jacket is grubby with worn corners and the rear of the dust jacket is torn. Gift
inscription on front free endpaper written in a childish script 'To my sweet dady from James'. Foxing on first and last
few pages and on edges of pages. Else pages are very good. Weight 1.2 kilograms.
Pablo Picasso -by- Wilhelm Boeck & Jaime Sabartes (Thames & Hudson, Reprint, 1961).
Art. Pablo Picasso. Sabartes writes his thoughts about Picasso; Boeck writes about the work including nature & abstraction;
range of styles; blue period, rose period, cubism, classicism, surrealism, symbolic themes, Guernica, portraits &
landscapes, Antibes, ceramics, sculpture, ornament & image, models, personality. The cover design was made especially
for this book by Pablo Picasso in July 1955. Contains 606 illustrations: 38 full-page tipped-in colour plates; 2 double
spreads in colour offset; 136
reproductions in b/w half-tone; 278 small reproductions in b/w half-tone; 95 reproductions on b/w offset; 53 line-cuts in text.
30 cm tall. 524 pages with Indexes Chronology, Bibliography and credits. Used second hand large format hardback book in dust
jacket. 524 pages. (Thames & Hudson, London, reprint, 1961) Name written on front free endpaper. Dust jacket is worn on edges
and corners and has a tear at top of spine and in lower edge of front cover; both tears now closed with tape. Foxing on edges
of pages, else book itself is in very good condition. Weight 2.6 kilograms.
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. Weight 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.
Rembrandt Drawings -by- Bob Haak. Translated -by- Elizabeth Willems-Treeman. ISBN 0879510471.
Over 100 illustrations, 4 in colour, of Rembrandt figure studies, animals, interiors and landscapes, all captured
with spontaneous precision in a few strokes of chalk or pen. Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 223 pages. (The
Overlook Press. Woodstock, NY. First U.S. Edition 1976) Dust jacket a little worn on top edge. Name and address
of previous owner written in pen and a bookshop inked stamp on front free endpaper. Foxing on edges of pages. Else
very good. Weight 600 grams.
Romanesque -edited by- Rolf Toman -text by- Ulrike Laule and 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; Glossary;
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. Weight 1.1 kilograms.
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 Art Of Money The History And Design Of Paper Currency From Around The World
-by- David Standish. ISBN 0811828050.
An in-depth survey of the rich histories and vibrant designs of the currencies from all over the globe; over 200 exquisite
full-colour examples of paper currency display these small canvases of national consciousness. Used softcover book. 368 pages.
(Chronicle Books. San Francisco. 2000) Edges of pages are lightly grubby. Else in fine condition. Weight
The A-Z of Art The World's Greatest and Most Popular Artists and Their Works -by- Nicola Hodge and Libby
Anson. ISBN 0732908736. Encyclopedia of world art and artists. Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. Illustrated with colour plates.
400 pages. (Pan Macmillan Australia Pty Ltd. Sydney. 1996) Written gift inscription on front free endpaper. Light foxing on edges
of pages. Else condition of book is very good. Weight 2.8 kilograms.
The Art Of Pro Hart -by- Eugene Lumbers. ISBN 0727002449. Australian Art. A splendid selection of
paintings by Pro Hart; much of Pro Hart's work springs from the experiences of his formative years; his palette reflects
the starkness and subtleties of the colours of inland Australia and his landscapes of the outback have deep philosophical
implications; Pro Hart's work as a miner, and life in the mining community of Broken Hill, inspired canvases which are
poignant social comments or scenes of uniquely Australian communal activity. Illustrated in full colour. Used hardback
book in dust jacket. 143 pages. (Rigby Limited Publishers. Adelaide. 1977) Dust jacket is worn and foxed along upper edge
and worn on corners with one corner having a small tear. Bookshop bookplate on front flap. Foxing on endpapers and first
and last few pages and edges of pages. Stains on one page which does not affect the colour illustration on that page. Else
the book is very good. Weight 1.1 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 Living Birds Of Eric Ennion Introduction And Commentary -by- John Busby. ISBN 0575031573. This is a book
of birds as seen through the eyes of Eric Ennion, a unique genius of British wildlife painting; a selection of his beautiful studies
and field sketches kept by Eric as references for his larger paintings, as well as illustrations and descriptive extracts from some
of his articles and books. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Used hardback book in dust jacket. 128 pages. (Victor Gollancz
Ltd. London. 1982) In very good condition. Weight
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 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 Queen's Pictures Old Masters From The Royal Collection 1994 Exhibition Catalogue -by- Christopher Lloyd
Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures. ISBN 029783276X. Catalogue of 30 major painting from the art collection of Queen Elizabeth II
in the 1974 travelling exhibition to the National Galleries of New Zealand, Australia and Canada. Paintings reproduced in full colour
Used art exhibition catalogue. 96 pages. (Royal Collection enterprises Ltd. 1994) Spine sunned. Corners of covers are bumped. Else
in very good condition. Weighs 600 grams.
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.
This Other Eden British Paintings From The Paul Mellon Collection at Yale 1998 Exhibition Catalogue -by- Malcolm Warner
and Julia Marciari Alexander. Introduction -by- Patrick McCaughey. Yale Center for British Art. Art Exhibitions Australia.
Published on the occasion of a traveling exhibition from the Yale Center for British Art New Haven Connecticut USA to The Art
Gallery of New South Wales, the Queensland Art Gallery, and the Art Gallery of South Australia in 1998. Illustrated mostly in
full colour. Used art exhibition catalogue. 216 pages. (Yale University. 199806) Corners are bumped. Else in very good condition.
Weighs 1.1 kilograms.
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 1.6 kilograms.
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