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Oblong format. Blue cloth spine with gilt title. Pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations throughout. xiv and 188 pages including index. Introduction by Will Gompertz. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase with a few marks and scuffs.
Green cloth with gilt titles. B/w plates. Spine is very browned/darkened. Spotting to covers. Bumping and wear to corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
Black cloth, gilt title to spine. Aesthetics on Trial in Whistler v Ruskin. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 1560981016. Some spotting and marks to covers.
A HISTORY OF PICTURES FROM THE CAVE TO THE COMPUTER SCREEN
Written by David Hockney; Martin Gayford.
Stock no. 2128660
Published by Thames and Hudson. 2016. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Large format. Blue boards, blue title to spine. With 310 stunning illustrations. ISBN: 9780500239490. SIGNED by Martin Gayford 'To David' on title page.
TRADITION AND INNOVATION IN FLORENTINE TRECENTO PAINTING: GIOVANNI BONSI TOMMASO DEL MAZZA
Written by Simona Pasquinucci; Barbara Deimling.
Stock no. 2128162
Published by Giunti. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Large format. A Corpus of Florentine Painting. Section VI, Volume VIII. ISBN: 9788809014558. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Large format. A Corpus of Florentine Painting, Section III, Volume II. ISBN: 9788809200203. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! This copy would make a wonderful gift. Just light wear to a couple of corners where book has pushed through shrink wrap.
Large format. Card wraps. Colour and b/w photos. Published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same name at the Royal Academy of Arts, London 16th January - 3rd April 2000 and then at the Guggenheim Museum, New York 18th May - 13th September 2000. Contains essays - 'Art in 1900: Twilight or Dawn? by Rosenblum and 'The Exposition Universelle: This Vast Competition of Effort, Realisation and Victories' by Stevens. Catalogue introduction by Dumas. ISBN: 0900946822. Bumping to corners and spine. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Some page corners are creased.
Surrealism has long been seen as a movement of love and liberation. Here Foster reads surrealism from its darker side: as an art given over to the uncanny, to the compulsion to repeat and the drive toward death... Grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0262061600.
COLOUR AND CULTURE: PRACTICE AND MEANING FROM ANTIQUITY TO ABSTRACTION
Written by John Gage.
Stock no. 1815015
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1995. Nearly fine condition.
Colour is fundamental to life and art. The author considers every conceivable aspect of the subject in a analysis of colour in Western culture from the ancient Greeks until the late twentieth century. Large format. Cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. 335 pages including index. ISBN: 0500278180.
Red cloth with gilt title to spine. American edition. 268 illustrations, including 40 plates in full colour. ISBN: 0810907674.
Large format. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 8322320574. Some marks to cloth. Damp marking to very bottom of cover edges. Some foxing and page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few nicks.
A GENIUS FOR FAILURE: THE LIFE OF BENJAMIN ROBERT HAYDON
Written by Paul O'Keeffe.
Stock no. 1713374
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The tragedy of Haydon lay in the extent to which his failures were unwittingly engineered by his own actions - his refusal to resort to the painting of fashionable portraits, for example, and his self-destructively acrimonious relationship with the RA. Colour plates. 568 pages. ISBN: 9780224062473. SIGNED by author to title page. This copy would make a wonderful gift.