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ANON
The Louvre, Paris : The Great Galleries of Europe
London, United Kingdom, Cassell. 1908, First Edition. Quarto Cloth, 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. Purple marbled bds with Navy embossed title in Nouveau style border, Grey cloth spine, pp 63 with b/w illus to each page printed on quality high gloss paper. CONDITION spine is age toned with light shelf wear to ends, internally clean and not inscribed, sl age browning to eps. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 10594
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 | £UK 10.75 | JP¥ 1579]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: Pianting Sculture

 
BARR, JIM & MARY
Rudolf Gopas A Retrospective
New Plymouth, New Zealand, Govett Brewster Gallery. 1982, First Edition. Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Printed in an edition of 2,500 copies. German born NZ Artist (1913-1983). Gopas' works are held in the collections of the Auckland Art Gallery, Te Papa, the Christchurch Art Gallery and the Hocken Library. Written to accompany a retrospective of his works. CONDITION 4to Card wraps (unworn), 83 pages with b/w photos, chronology of exhibitions at rear. Very nice copy with light fading to edges. Very Good.
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Book number: 16152
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15.25 | JP¥ 2256]
Catalogue: Art & Design

 
BARR, JIM & MARY
Rudolf Gopas A Retrospective
New Plymouth, New Zealand, Govett Brewster Gallery. 1982, First Edition. Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Printed in an edition of 2,500 copies. German born NZ Artist (1913-1983). Gopas' works are held in the collections of the Auckland Art Gallery, Te Papa, the Christchurch Art Gallery and the Hocken Library. Written to accompany a retrospective of his works. CONDITION 4to Card wraps (unworn), 83 pages with b/w photos, chronology of exhibitions at rear. Very nice copy with name inside front. Near Fine.
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Book number: 16848
USD 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 19.5 | £UK 16.75 | JP¥ 2482]
Catalogue: Art & Design

 
BARTON, CHRISTINA; LAWLER-DORMER, DEBORAH (EDS)
After McCahon : Some Configurations in Recent Art
Auckland, New Zealand, Auckland Art Gallery. 1989, First Edition. (ISBN: 0864631715) Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue. Introductory essay on the art contribution of Colin McCahon with illus of his different periods and comparisons with later art. Contributing artists are Derrick Cherrie, Graham Cornwell, Julian Dashper, Emare Karaka, Jane Pountney, John Reynolds, Michael Stevenson Barbara Strathdee, Imants Tillers and Merylyn Tweedie. CONDITION Printed in an edition of 750 copies. Stapled card wraps (unworn) 45 pages with b/w illus throughout, 4to size. Bright and crisp as new. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 14123
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 19 | JP¥ 2820]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: Art 0864631715

 
BEADLE, PETER
Manapouri Seen By Peter Beadle
Wellington, New Zealand, A.H. & A.W.Reed. 1971, First Edition. (ISBN: 0589006738) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ill.: Beadle, Peter. Peter Beadle is a leading New Zealand landscape painter residing in Southland. He has a spiritual affinity to these places which finds expression in the mystical light often seen in his paints. Peter has painted extensively on commission for Air New Zealand, the Reserve Bank, the New Zealand Meat Marketing Board, the Bank of New Zealand, Mitsubishi Motors and many more national and international organisations. CONDITION White bds are not bumped or worn (sl age toning to edges) illus eps, SIGNED BY AUTHOR to half title, 32 pages with sketch and colour illus throughout. Original DJ has sl edges wear. #New Zealand Art & Architecture#. Near Fine/Near Fine. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 11224
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 22.75 | JP¥ 3384]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: Water Colour Artist Art New Zealand 0589006738 Beadle, Peter

 
BELKNAP, WALDRON PHOENIX JR.
American Colonial Painting: Materials for a History
Cambridge, USA, Belknap Press of Harvard University. 1959, First Edition. Buckram, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Red bds with bright Gilt titles (fresh and unworn, very sl smudge top front spine edge) Green mottled art paper eps, pp xxi 377 with numerous b/w plates of american portraiture, plus other illus through text. Bright and clean, tight and not inscribed. Overweight. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 10654
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.5 | £UK 30.25 | JP¥ 4512]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: Portrait Painters Painting Art Biography

 
BENSEMANN, LEO; BROOKE, BARBARA (EDS)
Ascent : A Journal Of The Arts In New Zealand Frances Hodgkins Commemorative Issue December 1969
New Zealand, Caxton Press. 1969, First Edition. (ISBN: 00000000000) Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Written Commemorate the Centenary of her birth. 76 pages with 46 illus plates many in colour. Nicely produced on glossy paper stock. With essays by Melvin Day, E H McCormick, Anthony Green, June Opie and Shay Docking. CONDITION Condition. Thin card wraps. Bright and crisp as new, unread. Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 16887
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 22.75 | JP¥ 3384]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: New Zealand Arts Biography 00000000000

 
BOSTWICK, F(RANK)
Kohana San
Tokyo, Japan, T Hasagawa. 1892, First Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Sung to the Tune of Ballyhoolie and written by a US Naval Officer on his tour of duty 1886-89. Assumed First Edition. Chirimen book; souvenir song book made using Japanese paper used to form soft crepe fabric. Covers are wood block printed with additional distributor name Kelly & Walsh, Yokohama, toji (pouch pages) tied with cream silk thread, 5 page musical score. 19 pages with text in English, beautiful wood block illus in colour through out, double page illustration at centre. ONDITION Front cover slightly foxed otherwise copy is very brght and clean with toned top cnr at first two pages. Very Good.
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Book number: 16358
USD 520.00 [Appr.: EURO 459.75 | £UK 393 | JP¥ 58659]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: Anime

 
BOSTWICK, F(RANK)
Oyucha San
Tokyo, Japan, T Hasagawa. 1890, First Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Sung to the Tune of Rosalie and written by a US Naval Officer on his tour of duty 1886-89. 1890? assumed first. Chirimen book; souvenir song book made using Japanese paper used to form soft crepe fabric. Covers are wood block printed with toji (pouch pages) tied with cream silk thread, 3 page musical score. 16 pages with text in English, beautiful wood block illus in colour through out. CONDITION Front cover slightly foxed otherwise copy is very brght and clean with lightest crushing to edges of cover. Very Good.
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Book number: 16357
USD 450.00 [Appr.: EURO 398 | £UK 340 | JP¥ 50763]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: Anime

 
BOSWELL, JAMES
The Artist's Dilemma : New Developments Series Number 1
London, United Kingdom, The Bodley Head. 1947, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Discusses philosophy for pure and applied arts with society and tbe need to make a living. Bds are unworn, pp 64 tight and clean (faintest foxing to end pages) Original DJ is fresh and unworn with tiny tear top front. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 11741
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 12.25 | JP¥ 1805]
Catalogue: Art & Design

 
BOTTINEAU, YVES (TRANS BY O.C. WARDEN)
SPAIN
London, United Kingdom, Nicholas Kaye. 1956, First Edition. Buckram with dust jacket, Large 8vo. Deals with the Art history of Spain. Green bds with bright Gilt titles are fresh and unworn with sharp cnrs, pp 275 with 183 Heliogravure illus, tight and clean copy, not inscribed, has light foxing to eps. Original DJ is fresh, price clipped. Overweight. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 6061
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.5 | £UK 30.25 | JP¥ 4512]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: Catalonia Beleriac Islands Aragon Castile Levant Andulusia Estremadura Leon Art

 
BROMFIELD, DAVID; MAKIGAWA, AKIO
Akio Makigawa : Art and Australia Monographs No 2
Sydney, Australia, Craftsman House. 2001, First Edition. (ISBN: 9766410186) Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Akio Makigawa is a Japanese/Australian sculptor whose work can be contextualized within a Western art tradition while remaining within the realm of a Japanese aesthetic sensibility. He was born in Japan in 1948 and came to Perth, Western Australia in 1974 to work with sailmakers where his understanding of the forces of wind and water had a great effect on his sculpture. He received his art education in Australia and has worked with a variety of materials including papier mache, river stones and most recently marble. He is renowned for his public sculpture which is both redolent with spiritual symbolism and conceived to relate to the architectural environment. He is represented in state collections throughout the country. CONDITION Silver bds (slightest imperceptable scuffing to covers) 59 pages with photo illus in colour and b/w Bright crisp and undamged copy. Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 16901
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 19 | JP¥ 2820]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: 9766410186

 
BROWN, GORDON H.
Colin McCahon: Artist
New Zealand, A. H. & A. W. Reed. 1984, First Edition. (ISBN: 0589014862) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Colin McCahon (1919 – 1987) He is regarded as New Zealand's most important modern artist, particularly in his landscape work, along with Toss Woollaston and Rita Angus, McCahon is credited with introducing modernism to New Zealand in the mid twentieth century. CONDITION PP Brown bds with gilt spine title (faint shelf wear to bottom edge). 238 pages with numerous illus in both full colour and b/w. Copy is bright and crisp with no inscriptions. DJ unworn with faded spine. OVERWEIGHT. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 16155
USD 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 84 | £UK 72 | JP¥ 10717]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: 0589014862

 
BROWNING, ROBERT
The Statue And The Bust
London, United Kingdom, John Lane at the Bodley Head. 1900, First Edition. Cloth, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Ill.: Connard, Philip. Originally published in "Men and Women," 1855 This the 1st authorised edition although there was an unauthorised edition published 1890. CONDITION Green bds, teg. gilt decoration and titles. protected frontis. 9 illustrations. 46 pages, eps have faintest age toning. A clean tight copy in almost new condition with nice illus. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 6778
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 22.75 | JP¥ 3384]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: Connard, Philip

 
CASTLE, JOHN; DYKES, MERVYN
John Castle's Hauraki Gulf
Wellington, New Zealand, A.H. & A.W.Reed. 1977, First Edition. (ISBN: 0589010328) Cloth with dust jacket, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ill.: Castle, John. Signed by John Castle and dated 1977 to half title. Brown cloth with Red embossed titles (unworn) pp 96 illustrated throughout and printed on quality art paper, 20 colour plates tipped in. A nice crisp copy. Original DJ is unworn with faded spine. Overweight. #New Zealand Art & Architecture#. Fine/Fine. Signed by Author & Illustrator.
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Book number: 12559
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40 | £UK 34 | JP¥ 5076]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: New Zealand 0589010328 Castle, John

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