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EGYPTIAN WALL PAINTING
Written by Francesco Tiradritti.
Stock no. 1827948
Published by Abbeville Press. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This book focuses on two-dimensional depictions in ancient Egypt, examining them as part of an elaborate code designed to maintain the so-called Maat - or Cosmic Order, Truth-Justice, and Universal Harmony - and thus integral to Egyptian lives and beliefs. Very large format. Very heavy. Beige cloth boards, black title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780789210081. A lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at top front corner. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly rubbed to lower rear corner (NR F).

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ITALIAN FRESCOES: THE EARLY RENAISSANCE 1400 - 1470
Written by Steffi Roettgen.
Stock no. 1827168
Published by Abbeville Press. Circa 1996. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This volume opens with a concise introductory text discussing various aspects of fifteenth-century fresco painting; the central section of the book examines twenty-one fresco cycles, each representing a crowning achievement in this field. A descriptive and interpretive essay introduces each cycle and is followed by a series of full-page and double-pate colour plates covering the entire work. Large, heavy volume. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780789201393. Third printing. A lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is very lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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ITALIAN FRESCOES: THE AGE OF GIOTTO 1280-1400
Written by Joachim Poeschke.
Stock no. 1827154
Published by Abbeville Press. Circa 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This volume begins with an in-depth presentation of the frescoes at San Francesco in Assisi, which became the great school of Italian painting, where Giotto, Pietro Lorenzetti, and Simone Martini, among others, created a new kind of painted mural and a new style of pictorial narrative. Large, heavy format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780789208637. Second printing. Minor red biro mark to top of text block (see photos) else a lovely copy.

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ITALIAN FRESCOES: THE BAROQUE ERA 1600-1800
Written by Steffi Roettgen.
Stock no. 1827084
Published by Abbeville Press. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

During the Italian Baroque, some of history's most inspired and imaginative fresco cycles were created in palaces, villas, churches, chapels, monasteries and abbyes; on walls, ceilings, vaults, and domes. Here is the Italian Baroque period in its full grandeur, from the arrival in Rome of the style of Annibale Carracci and his pupils through the end of the eighteenth century. Very large, heavy format. Grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780789209368. This copy would make a wonderful gift. Pictorial dustwrapper is lovely and bright, minor rubbing to one corner.

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ITALIAN FRESCOES: THE FLOWERING OF THE RENAISSANCE 1470-1510
Written by Steffi Roettgen.
Stock no. 1827082
Published by Abbeville Press. Circa 1997. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Professor Roettgen's concise and authoritative text illuminates such celebrated sites as the Tornabuoni Chapel in Florence, the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican, and the Camera degli Sposi in Mantua. She also reveals the charm of lesser-known works, such as those in the tiny town of Issogne, which capture fifteenth-century men and women bargaining and flirting at an outdoor market. Ver large, heavy format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780789202215. 3rd printing of the first edition. This copy would make a wonderful gift. Pictorial dustwrapper is lovely and clean.

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THE HISTORY OF PARIS IN PAINTING
Written by Georges Duby; Guy Lobrichon.
Stock no. 1824371
Published by Abbeville Press. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Very large format. Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and gilt shield to front. Beautiful colour artwork throughout. Red ribbon page marker. ISBN: 9780789210463. Minor marks to top edge of text block (hardly noticeable). Contents otherwise fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase in lovely condition.

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THE ART AND SPIRIT OF PARIS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Michel Laclotte.
Stock no. 1824367
Published by Abbeville Press. Circa 2003. Slightly better than very good condition.

Two volumes. Edited by Laclotte. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine and pictorial onlay to front. Colour photographs throughout. A very heavy set. Large format. ISBN: 9781558597600. Second printing. Spines very lightly faded (hardly noticeable). Creasing to margins of pagew 283-190 volume I else contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is bumped at top front corner and has a couple of minor knocks.

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THE GREAT BOOK OF FRENCH IMPRESSIONISM
Written by Diane Kelder. Illustrated by Edouard Manet; Claude Monet; Auguste Renoir; Edgar Degas; Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec; Paul Cezanne.
Stock no. 2122019
Published by Abbeville Press. 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Very large format - chunky volume! Some fold-out pages. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0896591514. Some foxing. A few marks to outer page edges. Illustrations are beautifully bright! Wrapper is faded to spine and edges; with a little edge-creasing.

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OLD MASTER PAINTINGS IN NORTH AMERICA
Written by John D. Morse.
Stock no. 2113174
Published by Abbeville Press. Circa 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. A comprehensive guide to locating and enjoying over 300 masterpieces by 50 artists. ISBN: 089659050X. Browning to page edges. Wrapper is creased, with couple of inch tear to top of spine; some grubby marks.

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