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ALFRED FELTON AND HIS ART BENEFACTIONS

By: N/A

Price: $13.16

Publisher: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Trustees of the Public Library, Museums, and National Gallary of Victoria: 1936

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005863

Condition: Good+


Unpaginated (28 pages). Colour-art frontispiece, plus b/white art-portrait halftone plates. Saddle-stitched, staple-bound format. Staples firm, but slightly rusted. Leaves clean. Printed, yapped wrapper soiled, bumped and creased. A concise biography of Victorian benefactor Alfred Fenton, born Maldon, Essex, England in 1831. He arrived in Victoria in 1853, becoming a very successful druggist. On his death on 8 January, 1904, he left a large fortune to Victoria, a part of... View more info

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THE COLLECTION 1978-80 Burnie Art Gallery

By: N/A

Price: $13.16

Publisher: Australia, 1980

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 008988

Condition: Very Good +


32pp., b/white art illustrations, throughout. Booklet clean. Staples firm, some inner rusting. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has small sticker ghost, light marks to plain rear panel. "Real growth and consolidation of a collection at Burnie has only occurred since 1978 when a permanent art gallery building was completed . . . " Introduction: Stephen Rainbird, Director, October, 1980. Booklet weight approx. 80g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item ... View more info

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HIDEYOSHI AND THE CULTURE OF THE MOMOYAMA PERIOD : Excellent Articles of Osaka Castle Museum. Japanese Text. English Captions.

By: N/A

Price: $33.84

Publisher: Japan, Osaka Castle Museum:

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009383

Condition: Near Fine


No publication date (c. late 1990s). 227pp., substantial colour plate section. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Pictorially-illustrated gloss card wrapper lightly bumped only. Text-block very good. Dual English and Japanese captions accompanying most illustrations, else all text in Japanese. Following a major renovation of the Osaka Castle in Japan, the castle museum produced this stunning colour catalogue of art and artifacts held by the castle. The Osaka Castle colle... View more info

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ART AT AUCTION : The Year at Sotheby's & Parke-Bernet 1971-72 (Two Hundred and Thirty-Eighth Season)

By: N/A

Price: $30.08

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1972

Seller ID: 009993

Condition: Very Good +


448pp., colour and b/white plates throughout. Illustrated endpapers. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain yellow boards negligibly edge-rubbed only. Leaves clean. Illustrated (a selection of objects sold at Sotheby's, Belgravia), loose-plastic protected dustjacket has two short, closed tears to lower edge, small areas of surface abrasion and a degree of sunning to spine (title legible). " . . . a guide to the most important and interesting work... View more info

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FIVE HUNDRED SELF-PORTRAITS

By: N/A

Price: $14.10

Publisher: London, Phaidon Press: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010123

ISBN: 0714843849

Condition: Very Good +


547pp., colour-art illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, reading crease there-on. Leaves clean and crisp. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper has a short, soft crease to front panel only. "This book presents an uninterrupted sequence of 500 self-portraits, in chronological order, from ancient Egypt to the present. The challenge of creating their own likeness has proved irresistible to artists, and included here are powerful and evocative works by many of th... View more info

Image for ELSEWHERE : Photo-Based Work from Australia. Julie Brown-Rrap, Jeff Gibson, Bill Henson, Jacky Redgate

ELSEWHERE : Photo-Based Work from Australia. Julie Brown-Rrap, Jeff Gibson, Bill Henson, Jacky Redgate

By: N/A

Price: $42.30

Publisher: London, Institute of Contemporary Arts: 1988

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010257

ISBN: 090526391X

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated (30 pages). B/white and colour illustrations. Catalogue clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, tiny corner crease to upper foredge corner of textblock. Illustrated (Bill Henson) card wrapper has a tiny corner crease to rear panel. Catalogue from an exhibition held in Great Britain, 7 April - 22 May 1988, which was presented by the ICA and the Australian Bicentenary Authority to commemorate Australia's Bicentenary. Includes essay, 'Elsewhere, Today' by Ross ... View more info

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SPIRIT OF PLACE : Writing and Art by Children of the Murray-Darling Basin

By: N/A

Price: $20.68

Publisher: ACT and NSW, Australia, Murray-Darling Basin Commission and Primary English Teaching Association: 2003

Seller ID: 010290

ISBN: 1875622551

Condition: Very Good +


128pp., colour and b/white art illustrations throughout, one b/white map. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean, tiny corner crease to small section at rear of book. Art-illustrated card wrapper has a corresponding tiny corner crease to rear panel. " . . . the eleventh collection of children's writing and art published as part of 'Special Forever : An environmental communication project, a partnership between the Murray-Darling Basin Commission and Primary English Tea... View more info

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CHINESE PAINTINGS OF THE MING AND QING DYNASTIES - XIV-XXth Centuries

By: (Intro. by Edmund Capon)

Price: $17.58

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, [Sponsored By: BHP. Printed By: Wilke & Co.): 1981

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 006583

ISBN: 0959412204

Condition: Very Good +


208pp., colour-art frontispiece, plus intext (recto-page) colour-art plates, throughout. Book clean adn square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed (Seal of the Exhibition) gloss boards nominally bumped only. This exhibition catalogue, a representation of over 80 Chinese artists of the Ming and Qing (14th to 20th century) dynasties, was produced for an Australian tour that opened in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1 April, 1981 . . . Contents include: Prelims., Intro.,... View more info

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MELBOURNE ART FAIR 2004

By: (Various)

Price: $24.44

Publisher: Victoria, Australia, Melbourne Art Fair Foundation: 2004

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011619

Condition: Very Good +


Unpaginated. Colour and b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Plain green card covers have a soft corner crease to lower front panel. Catalogue of The Melbourne Art Fair 2004, held at the Royal Exhibition Building, 29 September to 3 October, 2004. Numerous contents. Book weight approx. 635g. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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PAINTERS FIRST

By: Alexander, Marc

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Hampshire, U.K., Leader Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009984

ISBN: 0907159087

Condition: Very Good +


208pp., beautiful colour-art plates throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. White boards have the tiniest of bumps to lower edge. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated ('Tropical Eden', by John Smith), loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly scuffed only. "Art celebrating the conquest of misfortune . . . handicapped artists in many countries enjoy the security afforded by the international partnership known as the Association of Mouth and Foot Painting Artists . . . read a... View more info

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SCANDINAVIAN PAINTINGS AND SCULPTURE (Exhibition Catalogue)

By: Amells

Price: $22.56

Publisher: London And Stockholm, Amells: 2000

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010072

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated (approx. 112pp.). Recto-page colour plates. A concise biog. of the artist/sculptor to adjacent verso page. Catalogue clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated ('Flower Still Life With Grapes', Hanne Hellesen. 'Improviserat bad, interior' Anders Zorn) matt boards lightly bumped and scuffed, small area of in-production surface laminate bubbling to foot of backstrip. Included loose: Printed Price List (UK Pounds) for London exhibition, items 1-24,... View more info

ILLUSTRATORS OF AUSTRALIA FIVE

By: Baker, David [Editor]

Price: $14.05

Publisher: Albert Park, Victoria, Illustrators Association of Australia: 1994

Seller ID: 003379

ISBN: 0646235753

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated [142]. Art illustrations throughout, mostly colour, several in b/w, recto-page only [verso left blank, Intro. text excepted]. All contributing representations from member illustrators. Book clean. Oblong spiro binding format allows for leaf movement. Art-illustrated [Anthony Chiappin] card covers mildly edgeworn, plus scuffing on rear cover. " . . . a showcase of Australia's illustrative talent. Each illustration is only an indication of that artist's wor... View more info

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LOUVRE VISITOR'S GUIDE (English Edition)

By: Bayle, Francoise

Price: $15.04

Publisher: France, Artlys: 2000

Edition: English

Seller ID: 013063

ISBN: 2854951727

Condition: Very Good


103pp., colour-plate illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour-illustrated card wrapper lightly creased and scuffed. Textblock unmarked. In this visitor's guide to the Louvre Museum, the reader is presented with an array of the best art, antiquities, paintings, graphic arts, sculpture and objets d'art the museum has to offer . . . Contents include: Prelims., Eight Centuries of History, Plans, Oriental Antiquities, ditto Egyptian/Greek/Etruscan/R... View more info

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PICTURES, PAINTERS AND YOU

By: Bethers, Ray

Price: $18.80

Publisher: New York, Pitman Publishing Corporation: 1948

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011833

Condition: Very Good


ix, + 277pp., b/white plate and line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped head and heel. Bright gilt titles over very good original blue cloth boards. Minor foxing flecks on preliminary leaves, else textblock clean. No dustjacket. Art in all its various forms and genres has been intrinsic with all race of humans. This book explains art and its appeal to us . . . Includes Bibliography and Index. Book weight approx. 695g. Size: ... View more info

FUTURINSIEME

By: Bini, Alfredo with Resegotti, Elisa

Price: $13.16

Publisher: Italy, Ente Fiera Milano: 1986

Edition: English.

Seller ID: 004287

Condition: Very Good


64pp., intext, b/white halftone plates throughout, most of exhibits depicting early cinematography and television. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper lightly edgeworn and abraded. English edition catalogue for an exhibition held in Milan, Italy, October 20 to November 1, 1986. "Historical course of cinema and television technologies in view of a common future." Book weight approx. 320g. Postage charge will be reduced as this ite... View more info

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CARTOON ANIMATION

By: Blair, Preston

Price: $24.44

Publisher: Tustin, CA, United States, Walter Foster Publishing: 1994

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 006151

ISBN: 1560100842

Condition: Very Good +


224pp., instructional colour and b/white cartoon illustrations throughout, most are sequential animation. Book clean. Oblong format. Spine firm and square. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper lightly edgeworn and bumped. "In this comprehensive, definitive book, acclaimed cartoon animator Preston Blair shares his vast practical knowledge to explain and demonstrate the magic of cartoon animation, as well as many of his extraordinary techniques . . . Contents inc... View more info

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THE PRINT : Methods and Masterpieces, from the Auckland City Art Gallery Collection and the Mackelvie Collection

By: Bogle, Andrew

Price: $37.60

Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand, Auckland City Art Gallery:

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 007134

ISBN: 0864631502

Condition: Good


No publication date (c. 1990). 167pp., illustrated throughout; monochrome, duotone and full colour. Plates on recto page, with relevant text on adjacent verso. Book clean. Spine firm, bumped on head. Leaves clean, but textblock slightly wavy (from pressure). Illustrated (Frank Stella) card wrapper like-waved, plus mildly edgeworn, with several closed tears. An undated exhibition catalogue "celebrating an exhibition that in turn celebrates a collection" organised ... View more info

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THE COLONIAL IMAGE : Australian Painting 1800-1880

By: Bonyhady, Tim

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Chippendale, N.S.W., Australia, Ellsyd Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012253

ISBN: 0949290254

Condition: Very Good


111pp., colour art illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Plain blue boards have a couple of small surface blemishes to front panel, else undamaged. Leaves clean, crisp and unmarked. Art-illustrated (front panel: Eugene von Guerard, 'Ferntree Gully in the Dandenong Ranges', 1857 detail; rear panel: Eugene von Guerard, 'North-east view from the northern top of Mount Kosciusko, 1863 detail), loose-plastic protected dustjacket softly edge-creased at head,... View more info

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THE FRENCH CAFE (English Text)

By: Boyer, Marie-France

Price: $18.80

Publisher: London and Paris, Thames & Hudson: 1996

Edition: 2nd U.K. Impression.

Seller ID: 009188

ISBN: 0500016224

Condition: Very Good +


112pp., plus (viii), monochrome, pictorially illustrated endpapers. Colour plate illustrations throughout (mostly interior decor and setting), plus monochrome, line-drawn section. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Bright gilt title and publisher's device over undamaged brown boards. Textblock unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Photography throughout by Paris-based clicker Eric Morin. An 'essential' book for any... View more info

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KUNWINJKU BIM: Western Arnhem Land Paintings from the Collection of the Aboriginal Arts Board

By: Brody, Annemarie

Price: $28.20

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, National Gallery of Victoria: 1984

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012509

ISBN: 0724101047

Condition: Very Good


80pp., colour and b/white halftone plates throughout, plus several line-drawings (rock art depictions) and area map. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour-art ('Kandakid-Plains Kangaroo', by Bob Balirrbalirr Dirdi) card wrapper lightly edgeworn only. A former owner's name on title page, else textblock unmarked. This art catalogue was produced in conjunction with the National Gallery of Victoria Exhibition of Western Arnhem Land Aboriginal Paintings, presented 7 Decem... View more info