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Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Many colour illustrations of the artist's paintings with title in Chinese and English. Short biography of the artist in English.
Published : 1990,
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in the original glacine wrapper. 145 pages. Numerous illustrations, mostly in colour. Text in Chinese and English.
Published : People's Fine Arts Publishing House, Beijing 1986, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in a green, full leather binding blocked in gilt and decorated in gilt on spine. Lacks title-piece although the title can still be seen on the leather. Some wear to spine ends and edges. Marbled edges and end-papers. No ownership inscription. A little foxing to early and late pages. Pp.lv,484. The title continues: "To Which is Added an Appendix comprising the substance of Walpole's Anecdotes of Painting in England from Vertue, Forming a complete English School."
Published : Gale and Curtis, London 1810, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. 221 pages. Numerous illustrations with many in colour. This is the catalogue of an exhibition of 80 works, particularly oil paintings, from Aberdeen Art Gallery which toured Japan in 2000/2001. Text in English and Japanese.
Published : The Yomiuri Shimbun/ the Japan Association of Art Museums 2000, First Edition
A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is a little torn at top of spine. Bookplate. 90pp + 32 pp illustrations. Frontispiece. Kelly was an Aberdeen architect.
Published : Aberdeen University Press 1949, First Edition
Hardbacks, 4to. A near very good two volume set in good dustwrappers, the wrapper of volume I having a chip on the rear panel. Both wrappers are now protected in a clear removable sleeve. Moderate superficial damp-fading to the outer edge of the boards of each volume. 506 pages in total. 618 plans and illustrations. Map in pocket at the end of Volume II.
Published : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Edinburgh 1956, First Edition
Hardbacks. 4to. A two volume set in good dustwrappers which show a little foxing to the spines. The boards fairly extensively damp-stained (especially volume I) but this is hidden by the wrappers and does not affect the books internally. Ownership inscription on front end-paper of each volume. 506 pages in total. 618 plans and illustrations. Map in pocket at end of volume II.
Published : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Edinburgh 1956, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Fairly extensive, but superficial, damp-staining, to the boards which does not affect the book internally and which is concealed by the good, complete, dustwrapper. Some foxing to spine of wrapper. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. A very good copy internally. Pp.xxiv,185. 142 plans and illustrations. Folding map in pocket at rear.
Published : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Edinburgh 1957, First Edition
4to A very good copy in a rather chipped and torn dustwrapper. Ends bumped. Pp. lxviii +289. 431 plans and illustrations. An inventory in the series produced by the Royal Commission on the Ancient Monuments of Scotland.
Published : HMSO, Edinburgh 1951, First Edition
Hardbacks. (6 1/4 inches x 4 inches) A good two volume set in full black leather bindings which show some rubbing to the spines and spine edges. Lettered in gilt and with five raised bands on spine. All edges gilt. Bookplate in each volume with Crown and motto "sans changer" which is the motto of the Earl of Derby. The two volumes are dated 1812 and 1813 respectively. Unpaginated. 48 full-page plates in each volume + engraved half-title + illustration in text at end. Moderate browning/foxing.
Published : W. Clarke et al, London 1813, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth letterted and decorated in gilt on upper board. Bevelled edges. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 27 pages. 6 portraits.
Published : Privately Published, Edinburgh 1908, First Edition
Softcover. A very good copy. 61 pages. 12 black and white plates. A little ink writing on the rear cover. An exhibition catalogue.
Published : Aberdeen Art Gallery and Messrs. Agnew 1964,
4to. A good copy in maroon cloth. Re-backed, Attractive upper board decorated in gilt. Some fading to lower board. Ex-reference library copy with usual markings. Pp.xi,240. Many illustrations and maps. Includes more than a hundred pages on churches in the Hebrides. Rather uncommon in first edition.
Published : Edmonston & Douglas, Edinburgh 1861, First Edition
A near fine copy in paper wraps. This is number 336 of 800 copies of this exhibition catalogue. Includes an Appreciation by Carel Weight. Unpaginated but 16 pages including four pages of black and white illustrations.
Published : The Fine Art Society, London, First Edition
Softback. Oblong 4to. A very good copy. Signed by the artist. Unpaginated but 72 pages. 14 colour plates + 13 black and white plates, all full page + cover illustration in colour. Introduction by James D. Boyd. Biographical details and bibliography of the artist. This was a catalogue for an exhibition of Crawfords's works in Glasgow.
Published : William Hardie Gallery, Glasgow 1993, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good two volume set in very good dustwrappers which are not price-clipped. A little wear at head of spine of wrappers. Ownership inscription on front end-papers. Vol. I,pp.xxxv,1-194. Plates 1-10. Figures 1-214. Vol. II,pp.195-391. Plates 11-143. Figures 215-313. Map in pocket at end.
Published : The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, Edinburgh 1967, First Edition
Hardbacks. 4to. A near very good two volume set. A little superficial damp-staining to boards. In near very good dustwrappers which show a little edge wear. 487 pages in total. 230 plates. 180 figures. Folding map in pocket at end of Vol. II.
Published : The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, Edinburgh 1963, First Edition
Hardbacks. 4to. A very good two volume set in blue cloth lettered in gilt. In good, complete, dustwrappers which show some edge wear and which are now protected in a removable sleeve. 487 pages. 230 plates. 180 figures. Folding map in pocket at end of Vol. II.
Published : Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1963, First Edition
Softback. 4to. A fine copy. 93 pages. 36 plates, including colour. 11 figures. Summarises the result of research into the cleaning of sandstone.
Published : Historic Scotland and the Robert Gordon University, Edinburgh 1992, First Edition
Softback. A very good copy of this exhibition catalogue. Covers a little browned. 86 pages. 52 full-page illustrations. Includes various articles on aspects of Swiss architecture.
Published : Royal Institute of British Architects, London 1946, First Edition
Softback 4to.. A very good copy with many black and white and a few colour illustrations. Contents include papers on a small Mesolithic site at Craighead Golf Course, Fife Ness, Fife; Excavations on the Roman temporary camp at Longforgan, near Dundee; Excavations at Green's Playhouse, 106-110 Nethergate, Dundee; Four small excavations in Arbroath in the early 1980's etc. 326 pages.
Published : Tayside and Fife Archaeological Committee, Glenrothes 1998, First Edition
Softbacks. The three volume catalogue for a sale on 19th and 20th February 2003 in fine condition in a fine slipcase. About 900 pages in total with numerous colour and black and white illustrations.
Published : Christie's, London 2003,
Softcover. A very good copy of Part Two of this exhibition catalogue. 121 pages. 99 black and white plates.
Published : Scottish Arts Council, Edinburgh 1971, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in pretend marbled boards and leather spine. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. A little browning to page edges. This edition is limited to 300 copies and is a facsimile reprint, with a new Introduction, of the second printing of 1778. The main interest of the book today lies in the plates (of doors, windows, columns etc) and the 23 Designs of houses.
Published : Black & Harris 1992,
4to. Substantial soft-cover exhibition catalogue. 200pp. Many illus. including full-page colour plates.
Published : Trustees of the Tate Gallery, London 1975, Second Impression
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Signed by co-editor Jane Clark on front free end-paper. Pp.xxix,328. 72 illustrations. A re-assessment of the career of the Third Earl of Burlington (1695-1753) including his original and outstanding contribution, as a patron and practitioner, to architecture.
Published : The Hambledon Press, London 1995, First Edition
Softback. 4to. A near fine copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 192 pages. Illustrated on the right-hand page throughout. "This is a book in which words and pictures are entwined to tell the story of n artist's life spent in contemplation not only of his own pictures but those of countless other."
Published : Famedram Publishers Ltd 1995, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a half-leather binding. In a very good slipcase with the name of the previous owner embossed on it. 124 pages. 64 colour portraits. Black and white photographs. Introductory essay on the artist.
Published : Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver 1982, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Bookplate of David McClintock, the noted botanist. Caroline May was an artist who painted a magnificent flora of the wild flowers of Britain. This book comprises an Introduction by Richard Mabey, A biographical sketch of May by her descendant, the Rev. John Tyler and a selection of nearly 90 of her paintings in colour. Loosely inserted is correspondence relating to the book.
Published : Collins & Brown, London 1990, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. 206 pages. Illustrated throughout mainly in colour. This exhibition catalogue "examines for the first time Munch's extensive oeuvre of painted nd graphic self-portraits, together with his rarely seen drawings and photographic self-portraits."
Published : Royal Academy of Arts, London 2005, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper. No ownership inscription. "Newly bound publisher's file copy" has been written on front end-paper. Unpaginated - 150 + pages. Colour paintings of Malawi scenes on each right-hand page with text on left-hand pages. "This book is the first ever to be devoted to paintings of Malawi. It is certain to bring great pleasure to anyone --- who has been fortunate enough to know this very beautiful country, truly the Warm Heart of Africa."
Published : Central Africana, Blantyre, Malawi 1991, First Edition
Illustrated by Lydia Minahan.
Hardback. Oblong 4to. A fine copy in a very good plus dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 192 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. This is a unique painted record of 30 of the old stables of Newmarket as they existed at the end of the 20th century.
Published : Equus Press, Newmarket 1999, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xi,308. 244 plates of which 111 are in colour. Frontispiece and 38 figures. An excellent Introduction to the work of one of Ireland's greatest artists.
Published : Andre Deutsch, London 2003, Reprint
Softback. 4to. A very good copy. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvi,164. 422 illustrations mostly in colour. A study of Traquair's murals and their conservation.
Published : Historic Scotland, Edinburgh 2007, First Edition
A fair copy. Spine worn and marked. Front hinges cracked. Prize label. 185pp. Frontispiece and 63 plates. Many illustrations in text. This is a good reading copy.
Published : B. T. Batsford Ltd, London 1901, Third Edition
Illustrated by Lynne Gleason.
Hardback. A fine copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. In a very good slipcase. No. 438 of 950 copies. SIGNED by the artist. Pp.v,182 + list of subscribers, a photograph of the artist and threee fold-out plates at the end. The book is a record of two years work by Lynne Gleason with The Household Cavalry, The King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery and The Royal Mews and includes all of the series of paintings which she produced. The text is provided by the Marquess of Angelsey who is the official biographer of the British Cavalry. The Foreword is by Princess Anne. A corrigenda slip is loosely inserted. "This limited edition beautifully presented book will be treasured by all who love horses, art, or who appreciate a very special record of some of the finest traditions still extant at the end of this millennium."
Published : Alexander Associates, Fowey, Cornwall 1997, First Subscribers Edition
Softback. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.viii,166.
Published : Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh 1978, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Some fading to spine but lettering quite readable. Corner crease in rear board. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Not foxed. Pp.xiv,390. 4 colour plates and 127 drawings in black and white by the author, Joseph Crawhall, Phil May, Maurice Greiffenhagen and Major C.A. Rickards.
Published : Eyre & Spottiswoode, London 1937, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good and attractive copy in a maroon half-leather binding with five raised bands and gilt lettering on spine. Original blue paper covers bound in.Top edge gilt. Pp.xlix,82. Numerous illustrations including colour. Includes a list of published engravings by Bartolozzi, a bibliography of books relating to him and a list of his engravings sold at auction from 1901 to 1907. The book was a "Connoisseur" extra number. Some foxing to later pages (not affecting plates) but a nice copy. Photograph on request.
Published : Otto Limited, London 1907, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title and vignette in gilt on front board and title in gilt on spine. Top edge gilt. Spine slightly faded. 12 plates including frontispiece. Gift label from the Ebenezer P.S.A. Brotherhood on front free endpaper. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : Oliphant Anderson & Ferrier, Edinburgh 1907, Second Edition
Hardback. Nd.1970s? Oblong folio. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which is a little rubbed. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing or other internal marking. Unpaginated. 59 illustrations + dustwrapper and end-paper illustrations of Amsterdam in the 18th century selected from "the superb collection of drawings, watercolours and gouaches" in the Amsterdam municipal archives. With "an informative general introduction and full notes on each of the plates." Text in English.
Published : Uitgeverij Elmar, Delft,
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 207 pages. Illustrated throughout with many in colour.
Published : Century, London 2005,
4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 168pp + Appendix. More than 90 colour plates. Black and white illustrations. A celebration of Bateman's wildlife art.
Published : Viking 1985, First Edition
A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 244pp. 60 colour plates. 181 black and white plates.
Published : Bloomsbury Books, London 1992, Fifth Impression
Hardback. 4to. Signed by the author and quarter bound in green morocco leather this is number 11 of 150 copies in the special 250th anniversary binding. A fine copy in a very good slip-case. Pp.x,244. 60 colour plates. 181 black and white plates.
Published : John Bartholomew & Son, Edinburgh & London 1978, First Edition
Hardback. Folio. A very good copy in vellum boards (a little soiled) lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. All edges gilt.This is no.13 of 50 copies. Pp.vi,36 + 49 tissue-guarded tipped-in plates at the end. Coloured tipped-in frontispiece.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1906, First Edition
4to. A very good copy in a poor dustwrapper which lacks its spine panel. Some damp spotting to front end-papers. 24pp. 11 attractive tipped-in colour plates. 12 text illustrations.
Published : William Collins Sons & Co Ltd, London 1942, First Edition
A very good copy. 274pp. Illus. With an introduction by Edmund Blunden.
Published : Centaur Press, London 1961, First Edition Thus
Nd. c. 1919. 4to. Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is a little chipped at the spine ends. No ownership inscription. 45 pages. Many illustrations including eight in colour. The book grew out of an exhibition in 1919 of the paintings of Pamela Bianco, a child of 12 years old. Walter De La Mare was inspired by the drawings to write the poems which accompany them in the book.
Published : William Heinemann, London, First Edition
Softback. 4to. A very good copy. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 80 pages. Frontispiece and 69 illustrations including colour.
Published : The Fine Art Society, London 1982, First Edition
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