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Ffion Murphy; Richard Nile (eds) The Gate of Dreams : The Western Mail Annuals, 1897-1955
Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1990 First Edition. Book Condition: Very Good. All books held by me, for immediate despatch. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Fiction Classic & Modern ; ISBN: 0949206849. Inventory No: 0027172. (Book ref. 0027172) £10.00
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Kar, Chintamoni CLASSICAL INDIAN SCULPTURE 300 B.C To A.D 500
Alec Tiranti Ltd, 1950 First Edition. Binding: Hardcover (Original Cloth). Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. Packed weight 300g. Ex library. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 300 grams. Category: Art & Design ; Inventory No: 0026089. (Book ref. 0026089) £4.00
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International Association for Classical Archaeology. FASTI ARCHAEOLOGICI Annual Bulletin of Classical Archaeology. Volume 1 1946 - Volume 21 1966 [only].
Sasoni Editore Firenze 1948-70. 21 vols. 4to. English, French, German, Italian, Multiple languages. Profusely ills. with ills. diagrams and maps. Ex.-lib. with ink stamps to t.ps., vol. 7 dampwrinkled throughout, rebound in gilt lettered buckram, spine sl. faded and with labels and gilt armorial device to tail of spine. "A comprehensive classified bibliography of books and articles on the archaeology and art of the classical world, including early Christianity. Has an international editorial board, and correspondents from over 30 countries. Many of the entries have abstracts" Arntzen & Rainwater, A84. US$702 (Book ref. 192021) £450.00
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Christopher Duffy THE FORTRESS IN THE AGE OF VAUBAN AND FREDERICK THE GREAT 1660-1789
1985, Routledge, Keegan & Paul, , 0710096488,vx + 318pp, 150 ills, maps, bibliography, indices, Scarce. vg in dw, , Siege Warfare Volume II. The classic period of artillery fortification. The fortress and the systems that shaped the strategy and operations of states' armies. Includes chapters on Vauban and Coehoorn, the struggle between the Habsburgs and Bourbons. Frederick the Great and his period. The subjugation of Scotland and Ireland. Sweden's Baltic fortresses and The defeat of the advance of Ottoman Turkey. (Book ref. 22907-01) £69.00
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DESCARTES [R]. WOLLASTON (A), trans.: Discourse on Method and other Writings. Translated with an Introduction by Arthur Wollaston. NEAR FINE FIRST EDITION IN PENGUIN CLASSICS
Penguin, [Harmondsworth, 1960] 8vo., First Edition thus, page edges very lightly tanning; original printed wrappers, a near fine copy. Penguin Classics, L97. (Book ref. 18902) £10.00
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CELLINI (B). BULL (G), trans.: The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini. Translated and with an Introduction by George Bull
Penguin, [Harmondsworth, 1961] 8vo., Second Impression thus; original printed wrappers, a very good, clean, crisp copy. First published in Penguin Classics in 1956. The cover roundel is by George Buday. Penguin Classics, L49. (Book ref. 18904) £7.00
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COLERIDGE , Samuel Taylor , PEAKE , Mervyn THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER
London: CHATTO & Windus, 1973. Illustrated by Peake , Mervin. Hard Back. VG+/Good. 185x120mm Approx 0701103612 Small slim H/b , Dust Jacket VG+/Good. 40pp. Third reprint 1973.Poet Samual Taylor Coleridge. The Classic Ballad the Rime of the Ancient Mariner [ "rhyme"] with line illustrations by the collected artist Mervyn Peake which splendidly portrait the gothic horror of this tale [ book - no notable defects , no inscsp ] Illus D/j not price clipped , no tears / nicks. spine and edgwear browning - Pls see our image. now in clear proprietary protective cover. (Book ref. 10701) £22.50
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Oppenheimer, Michael The Monuments of Italy : A Regional Survey of Art, Architecture and Archaeology from Classical to Modern Times : Volumes 1 - 6 ( complete)
London: I. B. Tauris Publishersrst, 2002. Reprint. Black Boards. Near Fine. 4to - over 9" - 12" Large Z A super 6 volume set - each volume covering different regions of Italy. Gilt embossed lettering to the red title block on the spines. Volumes marked I - VI in gilt on the spine. Numerous b/w photographic plates and several maps illustrate each volume. All volumes contain an attached cloth divider. The books are all fresh, clean and tight. There are a couple of faint stains to the upper fore edges of Volume I. No dust wrappers as issued. No inscriptions. A slight bump to one corner of volume 2. A light bump to the head of the spine of volume 3. A 1cm fine split to the outer casing at the tail of the outer hinge of volume 6. It remains firmly bound and is hardly noticable. A lovely, clean, tight well preserved attractive six volume set. (Book ref. 227623) £180.00
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OVID (Publius Ovidius Naso) Translated by James Michie.: THE ART OF LOVE
London. Folio. 1993. Large format hardback. 96 pages. Colour paintings by Grahame Baker. Fine in cream cloth, gilt to spine and nude illustration on front board, in a fine maroon slipcase. (Book ref. 7316) £9.95
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LEEK Michael E.: THE ART OF NAUTICAL ILLUSTRATION - A visual tribute to the achievements of the classic marine illustrators.
London. Greenwich Editions. 1998. HEAVY large format hardback which will require extra postage. Before ordering please contact us direct for a postage quote. 192 pages. Colour and b.w. illustrations. Fine in navy boards with silver lettering to spine, in a fine d.w. Comprehensive coverage of the great landmarks, such as the work of the Dutch painters and illustrators of the late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the two approaches to the subject that emerged in nineteenth century Europe, the work of the pioneer American nautical artists, the achievements of the so-called pierhead painters and on up to the present date. ISBN: 0-86288-123-4. (Book ref. 3076) £17.50
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GALASSI Peter: COROT IN ITALY - Open-Air Painting and the Classical-Landscape Tradition.
New Haven/ London. Yale. 1991. lst edn. VERY HEAVY large format hardback which will require extra postage. Before ordering please contact us direct for a postage quote. 258 pages. B.w. and colour illustrations. Fine in black boards with gilt lettering to spine, in a fine d.w. Generously illustrated with scores of beautiful paintings unfamiliar even to experts, this thorough examination of a brilliant episode in the work of a great painter is also a provocative contributuion to the study of nineteenth century painting. ISBN: 0-300-04957-9. (Book ref. 1344) £99.95
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----: CLASSIC AUSTRALIAN PAINTINGS
South Yarra. Currey O'Neil Ross Pty. 1983. lst edn. Large format hardback. 56 Full colour paintings, with notes on each work and its creator. Fine in black boards with silver lettering to spine, in a near-fine d.w. ISBN: 0-85902-233-1. (Book ref. 3488) £7.95
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Cleave, John, and Vatopoulos, Nikos Athens: Scenes from a Capital City
Singapore: Editions Didier Millet, 2005. Illustrated by John Cleave. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 9814155322 Very nice condition, landscape format, 26.9 x 21.6 cms, pictorial dustjacket, 96 pages, no previous ownership marks, over 180 illustrations, watercolour-like in style but in fact computer-derived from architectural photographer John Cleave's original photographs using Adobe Photoshop, and accompanied by his own annotations. Introductions by Nikos Vatopoulis. (Book ref. 6611) £7.95
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Guerard, Albert The Life and Death of an Ideal: France in the Classical Age
London: W.H.Allen, 1957. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall First UK edition, black cloth, gilt lettering, x + 391 pages, appendix, chronological summary, index. VG in dustwrapper with edge-wear. Analysis of 16th, 17th & 18th century France; politics, society, art and literature, religion and philosophy, from Charles VIII to Napoleon. Ex-Berstone School, Bucknell, Shropshire. (Book ref. 1398) £5.00
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CLARK, KENNETH The Romantic Rebellion: romantic versus classic art
Paperback Omega 1973 366 Large 8vo 0860077187 All items in stock -posted First Class on day of order (if received before 4.00pm) - expect next day delivery in UK, or within 3-6 working days for all non-UK destinations profusely illustrated - cover Good (Book ref. 534514) £5.00
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Lodge, David The Art of Fiction: Illustrated from Classic and Modern Texts
Paperback Penguin 1994 256 9780140174922 All items in stock -posted First Class on day of order (if received before 4.00pm) - expect next day delivery in UK, or within 3-6 working days for all non-UK destinations Nice clean bright tight book - no Very Good (Book ref. 533735) £5.00
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Richardson, Emeline: The Etruscans: Their Art and Civilisation
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1964 First edition, very good condition but pages at base slightly water damaged (bubbling), in a very good unclipped ($7.95) dustjacket, original green and white patterned clothboards with gilt blocking to white cloth spine, 285 pages including bibliography, indices and notes plus 48 b/w photographic plates, - also including a scrap from The Times Literary Supplement (22 April 1965) reviewing the English edition ------'This book, extensively illustrated with new photographs of unfamiliar material, opens with a brief discussion of the possible origin of the Etruscans (Asia Minor?) and goes on to describe the physical geography of Etruria in ancient times, its buildings and roads, and gives a summary of its history through the first century BC. A detailed study of Etruscan art and architecture is followed by chapters on language and literature, music and dancing, and religion.' (Book ref. 1054) £15.00
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LANE Charles: Harry Hall's Classic Winners
J.A.Allen 1990 4to., xii, 132 pps.,frontis.,32 colour ills., 44 in monochrome. Excellent condition. Owner greetings / inscription etc on ep. Book VG+ in VG+ dust jacket clipped, some sun fade to spine. (Book ref. 7894) £15.00
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FINKELSTEIN Sydney: Composer and Nation: The Folk Heritage of Music
Lawrence & Wishart , 1960 8vo.,333 pps.,bookplate on fep.,near FINE in VG dust jacket,frayed along edges (Book ref. 4795) £10.00
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Frunzetti, Ion: Classical Chinese Painting;
London, Abbey Library, 1976; Hardback. Very good/ No dust jacket. 12" x 9". Translated into English by Leon Levitch, with an essay, "The Spirit of Chinese Painting", by Ion Frunzetti plus a brief historical survey and the selection of illustrations by Nina Atanculescu Zamfirescu. 32 pages of text with 7 text black/white illustrations followed by 90 plates on art paper, many in colour. Cream boards with black title on front & spine. (Book ref. 16696) £16.00
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