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Art : Permanent Collections


The Classical Sensibility in Contemporary Painting & Sculpture - with An Original Graphic by Carlo Maria Mariani

Academy Group / Art & Design, London
Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 80pp on thick glossy art paper (some folding), the colour printed Mariani graphic is done on stiff card perforated at the spine margin
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unmarked copy (hint of tanning to covers and leaves)
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Pablo Bronstein - Ornamental Designs - for the Framing of Doors / Ornamentale Entwurfe - Fur Die Rahmung Von Turen

Koenig Books, Cologne
Large 4to. in illustrated stiff card covers, xcv pp (95pp) mainly full page plates. Scarce
A well preserved almost AS NEW unmarked copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves)
1st editionSoftcover
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John Brett - A Pre- Raphaelite on the Shores of Wales (National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff 14 August - 25 November 2001)

National Museum of Wales, Cardiff
Large landscape 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 121pp on thick paper, colour plates, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Darren Almond - Index - Fire Under Snow (Parasol Unit, London 18 January - 30 March 2008)

Koenig Books / Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art, London
Heavy, large 8vo. in colour printed thick boards, 190pp on various types of paper,
NEW unread and unmarked copy (slight suning to spine)
1st editionHardcover
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Dark Matter (White Cube, London 7 July - 9 September 2006)

White Cube, London
4to in colour printed boards, 48pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates, etc
NEW unread and unmarked copy
1st editionHardcover
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Rob Good Residency in Pietrasanta, Italy 2017 (Brian Mercer Residencies - Stone Carving)

Royal Society of British Sculptors, London
Square 4to in colour printed stiff card covers, 37pp on glossy art paper, colour plates, etc. Text in English
NEW unread and unmarked copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Stephen Duncan FRBS - the Brian Mercer Bronze Casting Residency 2017 at the Fonderia Artistica Mariani, Pietrasanta

Published by the Artist, London
Square 4to in colour printed stiff card covers, 48pp on thick art paper, colour plates, etc. Text in English
NEW unread and unmarked copy
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No Love Lost - Blue Paintings (Wallace Collection, London 14 October 2009 - 24 January 2010)

Other Criteria, London
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed boards, 66 leaves, colour plates (3 folding)
A well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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John Ruskin - the Power of Seeing (Two Temple Place, London 26 January - 22 April 2019 and touring)

Two Temple Place, London
Small 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 72pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, etc.
NEW unread and unmarked copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Marzorati Ronchetti - Architecture Design Sculpture Since 1922

Skira, Milan
Large heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 192pp, illustrated in colour throughout. Dual text in English and Italian
NEW unread and unmarked copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Bruce Nauman - Raw Materials ( Tate Modern, London 12 October 2004 - 28 March 2005)

Tate Publishing, London
4to in stiff card covers, with colour printed wrapper, 144pp on various types of paper, colour plates, etc
A near FINE clean and tight unmarked copy (mild vertical crease to front cover) in a FINE complete Dust Jacket
1st editionSoftcoverDustjacket
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(Francis) Cadell - the Life and Works of A Scottish Colourist 1883 - 1937

Portland Gallery, London / Bourne Fine Art, Edinburgh
Large 4to. in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 112pp, colour plates, bibliography, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unmarked copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Michael Ayrton - Sculptures Paintings Drawings Prints (Austin Desmond Fine Art, London 1990)

Austin / Desmond Fine Art., London
Square 4to in colour printed stiff card covers, 44pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unmarked copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Eskimo

University of Toronto Press
1st printing. Extra Large Square 4to in silver embossed black cloth covered boards, unpaginated, approx. 68pp on glossy paper, paintings by Varley in colour and mainly b/w, plus examples and descriptions of Eskimo arts and craft
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (eps and page-block edges slightly tanned) in a slightly edge-worn but otherwise VERY GOOD+ complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector). A nice copy
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Farkhad Khalilov - Acquaintance (The Great Room (Gallery), London 6 - 19 October 2011)

Published by the Artist, London
Extra Large 4to. in black printed thick card covers with very large folded poster as dust jacket, 64pp on glossy art paper, colour plates, etc.
An AS NEW unmarked copy in a very slightly edge-rubbed almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket cum poster
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Siegfried Anzinger (Austria - Biennale di Venezia 1988)

Ritter, Klagenfurt
Large 4to. in silver embossed stiff card covers, 139pp, colour plates, etc. Text in English, Italian and German
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Joan Miro ( Museum of Modern Art, New York 17 October 1993 - 11 January 1994)

The Museum of Modern Art New York
Thick, very heavy 4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 484pp, colour plates, etc
A well preserved near FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (tiny crease and slight shelf rub to front cover fore-corner tips)
1st editionSoftcover
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F N Souza (Gallery One, London November - December 1962)

Gallery One, London
Extra Large 4to. in photo illustrated stiff glossy card covers, unpaginated 16pp, line drawings to inner covers, 4 large b/w illustrations and 3 tipped in colour plates with biographical note, extensive bibliography, etc.
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (hint of tanning to leaves)
1st editionSoftcover
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Darren Almond - Second Thoughts (Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito November 16 2013 - February 2 2014)

Kimi Himeno / Akaaka Art Publishing, Kyoto
6 books housed in a stiff card folder with black card wrap-around. 5 books (The Exhibition Catalogue; All Things Pass; Geisterbahn; Less Than Zero, Traction) are all approx 12 x 20 cm and 1 'Sometimes Still' is an approx 10 x 20cm concertina fold book.
An AS NEW unmarked set
1st editionSoftcover
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The Non-Objective World 1939 - 1955 / Die Gegenstandslose Welt / Il Mondo Della Non- Oggettivit? (Annely Juda Fine Art, London 6 July - 8 September 1972 and touring)

Annely Juda Fine Art, London
4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 197pp on glossy art paper, plates in colour and b/w, etc. Parallel text in English, Italian and German
A well preserved almost AS NEW unread and unmarked copy (hint of tanning to leaves)
1st editionSoftcover
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No Love Lost - Blue Paintings (Wallace Collection, London 14 October 2009 - 24 January 2010)

Other Criteria, London
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed boards, 66 leaves, colour plates (3 folding)
A well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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The Stubborn Life of Things / Vom Eigensinn der Dinge (KAI 10, Dusseldorf march 13 - July 6 2013)

Kai 10 Raum Fur Kunst, Arthena Foundation, Dusseldorf
4to in thick boards, 87pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, etc. Dual text in English and German
NEW unread copy
1st editionHardcover
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Nick Crowe - Commemorative Glass (Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow 16 February - 31 March and touring)

Cornerhouse, Manchester
Large 4to. in thick colour printed boards, 96pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates, etc
NEW unread and unmarked copy (slight crease near to head of spine from bumping)
1st editionHardcover
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Ralph Steadman - Sigmund Freud (SIGNED COPY)

Paddington Press, New York & London
1st printing. Extra Large 4to. in tan boards, 118pp on stiff art paper, numerous illustrations in text, etc. This copy signed by Ralph Steadman, in blue ink, on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in a VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (very small spot of rub to bottom flap fold corners, thin sliver of mild rub / wear to spine ends)
Signed copy1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Art Nouveau, Art Deco, the Twenties, the Thirties and Post-War Design - The Ceramic, Glass and Metalwork Collections at Brighton Museum

Royal Pavilion Art Gallery and Museums, Brighton
Extra Large 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 104pp on glossy art paper, numerous illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (few spots of slight shelf rub to cover edges)
1st editionSoftcover
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Bill Culbert (Musee de Beaux-Arts, Le Havre and touring 1990 - 1991)

Musee Ds Beaux-arts, Le Havre
4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 76pp on stiff art paper, plates in colour and b/w, etc. Dual text in French and English
A well preserved FINE clean and tight unmarked copy(hint of sunning to spine)
1st editionSoftcover
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Death's Witness - Karen Ingham

Ffotogallery, Cardiff
Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff card covers, unpaginated, approx. 40pp, colour plates, etc. One of only 500 copies printed
A well preserved AS NEW unmarked copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Letters to Katie from Edward Burne-Jones

British Museum, London
Large Octavo size (8vo) in brown faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 95pp, plates and illustrations in text etc
A well preserved AS NEW unmarked copy in a FINE price-clipped Dust Jacket ( closed tear adjacent to bottom front spine fold, looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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