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ANGAS, GEORGE FRENCH; REED, A.W.
Early Paintings of the Maori
New Zealand, A H & A W Reed. 1979, First Edition. (ISBN: 058901238X) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. In 1844 George Angas spent 6 months in New Zealand painting and making notes of the Maori people and how they lived. Publishing The New Zealanders Illustrated. This edition is edited by AH Reed and printed on high gloss art paper. CONDITION Brown Folio has minor shelf wear to spine ends and tips, 90 pages with 32 full colour illus depicting the houses, people, social occasions, food, customs, canoes, recreation, carving, ornaments etc. Very clean internally. DJ has faded spine and a little wear to spine heel. Overweight. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 14539
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.75 | £UK 48.25 | JP¥ 6490]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: 058901238x

 
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 12.75 | £UK 11.25 | JP¥ 1514]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: Pianting Sculture

 
AUCKLAND CITY ART GALLERY; SHAW, PETER; GAMBLE, BRENDA
Auckland City Art Gallery: A Centennial History
Auckland, New Zealand, Auckland Art Gallery. 1988, First Edition. (ISBN: 086463160X) Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Card wraps, oblong foolscap stapled (unworn with slightest toning to edges) plan of original building inside covers, 71 pages printed on glossy art paper, illus to every page in colour unless work was in b/w. Bright and clean internally. #New Zealand Art & Architecture#. Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 14144
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 16.25 | JP¥ 2163]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: 086463160x

 
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 22.5 | £UK 20.25 | JP¥ 2704]
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 27 | £UK 24.25 | JP¥ 3245]
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 35.75 | £UK 32.25 | JP¥ 4327]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: Portrait Painters Painting Art Biography

 
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 14.5 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1731]
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 35.75 | £UK 32.25 | JP¥ 4327]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: Catalonia Beleriac Islands Aragon Castile Levant Andulusia Estremadura Leon Art

 
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 27 | £UK 24.25 | JP¥ 3245]
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 40.25 | £UK 36.25 | JP¥ 4868]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: New Zealand 0589010328 Castle, John

 
CHESTERMAN, SANDRA
Figure Work: The Nude and Life Modelling in New Zealand Art
New Zealand, Otago University Press. 2002, First Edition. (ISBN: 1877276375) Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Beautifully illustrated describes how the tradition of life drawing and painting has developed from its introduction by European settlers to the modern day, and changing social attitudes towards the nude and the experience of being a life model. CONDITION 146 pages appears unread. Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 14895
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27 | £UK 24.25 | JP¥ 3245]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: 1877276375

 
CHESTERTON, G K
The Popular Library of Art : G F Watts
London, United Kingdom, Duckworth. 1920, 5th Impression. Quarto Cloth, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Green cloth spine with bright Gilt title (fresh and unworn, front bds has damp stain along leading edge) pp 174 with 32 b/w full page illus (tight unread state, ep silverfished). Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 8495
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1731]
Catalogue: Art & Design

 
CHING, RAYMOND
Recent Paintings and Drawings SIGNED
Auckland, New Zealand, Folio Prints. 1977, First Edition. Soft Cover with dust jacket, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. In this unusually people are the subjects - his family, neighbours and friends. Personal corners of the land about his studios, along with perfectly detailed plant and animal studies and birds. CONDITION Nice art publication numbered 571 of 1,000 copies signed by the artist, 79 pages with 36 illus. Top cnr a little crush, label residue to front of slip case o/w bright, crisp copy. Near Fine/Near Fine. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 16000
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.75 | £UK 40.25 | JP¥ 5408]
Catalogue: Art & Design

 
DAVIS, BERNARD
Leeteg of Hawaii : Materpieces on Black Velvet
Honolulu, USA, Davis Art Gallery. 1969, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Edgar William Leeteg (1904 - 1953) was an American painter often considered the father of American velvet painting. Davis worked as Leeteg's agent and Leetegs popularity soured under his mentoring. CONDITION Laminated bds, 266 pages with numerous illus in colour. Inscription from the Author and personal note to blank after title page, gallery receipt in same hand inserted. Original plastic DJ cover has mild damage at spine heel, otherwise copy crisp and clean. Overweight. Fine/Fine. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 15494
USD 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 62.75 | £UK 56.25 | JP¥ 7572]
Catalogue: Art & Design

 
DUNN, MICHAEL
Nelson Thompson : Paintings 1952-1986
Auckland, New Zealand, Fisher Gallery. 1994, Edition Unstated. (ISBN: 0473015307) Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. NZ Artist influenced by Cezanne who became known in later years for his Rainbow Warrior series of works. Stapled card wraps, 26 pages with colour and b/w illus. Nice clean and unworn copy. #New Zealand Art & Architecture#. Very Good.
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Book number: 13228
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1298]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: Art 0473015307

 
DUNNINGHAM, MARGARET M
An Introduction to Balinese Folk Art
New Zealand, Waikato Art Museum. 1974, First Edition. Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Published for a National Exhibition. Stapled card wraps with fold out map of Bali to rear cover, 22 pages covering carving, sculpture, folk painting, cloth art and more. Catologue of exhibition and b/w illustrations. CONDITION Mild handling signs. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 13929
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1731]
Catalogue: Art & Design

 
VAN DYKE, JOHN C
Studies in Pictures: An Introduction to the Famous Galleries
London, United Kingdom, T Werner Laurie. 1907, First Edition. Buckram with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Orange bds with crisp Gilt titles and decoration, bright Gilt top edge (mostly fresh with light edge speckling, not worn) pp 136 with 40 b/w illus plates, interior tight and clean, state unread (not inscribed, faint partial browning to eps, not foxed) Original Blue publishers wrap is fresh with light rubbed edges and one small nick. An exceptionally good copy in as new condition. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 8129
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.25 | £UK 22.5 | JP¥ 3029]
Catalogue: Art & Design

 
EASTLAKE, CHARLES L. (SIR) [ED.]
Handbook Of Painting. The Italian Schools. In Two Parts (2 Volumes)
London, United Kingdom, John Murray. 1855, 3rd Edition. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. More than 100 illustrations from the works of the old masters, drawn on wood by George Scharf jun. Brown cloth Hardbacks, paper spine labels, Terracotta eps, 583 pages illustrated throughout with a fold out of ceiling of the Sistine Chapel to rear of Part II + catalogue to rear. Cloth has chips to spine ends, cnrs bruise, bds fresh given age. Interior tight, bright and slean, not inscribed, very odd expected foxed spot. Overweight. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 6178
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 111.75 | £UK 100.5 | JP¥ 13521]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: Scarce Italian Arts

 
FEIFFER, JULES
Boy, Girl. Boy, Girl.
London, United Kingdom, Collins. 1962, First British. Pictoral Boards, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Feiffer, Jules. Green decorative glossy papered bds (spine sunned, not bumped) unpaginated with cartoons and illustrations through out (not inscribed, tight and clean). Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 7813
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27 | £UK 24.25 | JP¥ 3245]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: Feiffer, Jules

 
FONES, ROBERT
Anthropomorphiks, Being a Collection of Poems, Drawings, Photograms and Logos
Toronto, Canada, The Coach House Press. 1971, First Edition. Soft Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Numbered 693 of 750 copies. Canadian conceptualist artist and writer. Authors second book, it is more a work of art, printed on art paper with wonderfule illus, photos, unusual typesetting and fonts, art card in envelope as part of the production tipped in. Red heavy card wraps have a Blue metallic Michelin Man embossed to front. DJ is printed with an illus (different each side. CONDITION. Book is bright and crisp as new.DJ has a one inch tear top rear, tiny tear top front and is slightly rubbed to spine heel, the acetate over DJ is missing. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 14218
USD 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 49.25 | £UK 44.25 | JP¥ 5949]
Catalogue: Art & Design

 
FOOTE, HAMISH
Exotica Indigenis Immixta
Auckland, New Zealand, Unitec, Artis Gallery. 2004, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hamish Foote follows the style and technique of Renaissance painting to establish a connection with history, and to mark a contrast between his subject matter and methods we use to define it. Foote's central concern is the exploration of exotic and native plants, birds and insects with the first section concentrating on Sir George Greys menage at Kawau Island, the second contemporary birds, and the third insects, with the fourth being extict species. Foote laments the effect of colonisation on New Zealand's flora and fauna, but his painterly illusions encourage the viewer to question what we see and what we know. CONDITION full colour illustrations, artist's biography, exhibition list, bibliography. 20 pages. #New Zealand Art & Architecture#. Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 14170
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11.25 | JP¥ 1514]
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FUMPSTON, RODNEY; BOGLE, ANDREW
Fumpston. One Decade Exhibition
Wanganui, New Zealand, Sarjeant Gallery. 1983, Edition Unstated. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Article by Andrew Bogle, unpaginated (approx 26 pages) with numerous illus. Wraps are age toned to edges and slightly soiled to rear o/w VG. #New Zealand Art & Architecture#. Very Good.
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Book number: 13220
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1298]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: New Zealand Art

 
GILMOUR, PAT;
The Mechanised Image: An Historical Perspective on 20th Century Prints
United Kingdom, Arts Council of Great Britain. 1978, First Edition. (ISBN: 0728701693) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Covers the history, techniques and process of print making in the 20th century writing to accompany a traveling exhibition. Includes works by Munch, Picasso, Roy Lichtenstein, Gauguin, Matisse, Miro and more. CONDITION Nicely produced. Red cloth bds with Black incised titles (unworn) 136 pages with 148 b/w illus and 19 colour ones. Bright and crisp copy with slightest toning to ends and edges. DJ has a tiny tear bottom rear o/w unworn. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 14059
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.75 | £UK 32.25 | JP¥ 4327]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: Print Makers Making 0728701693

 
GORDON, BRIAR;STUPPLES, PETER;HEAPHY, CHARLES
Charles Heaphy
New Zealand, Pitman Publishing. 1987, Edition Unstated. (ISBN: 0908575769) Soft Cover, Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Charles Heaphy 1820-1881 The young Charles Heaphy was initially employed by the New Zealand Company as an artist and draughtsman, but his duties were varied and included helping to chart the coastline and channels of the new colony. Unpaginated. Contains biography and a large section of 24 reproduced works half of his water colours printed on art paper and of farmable quality. In almost new condition. #New Zealand Art & Architecture#. As New.
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Book number: 13213
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 16.25 | JP¥ 2163]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: New Zealand Art 0908575769

 
GREY, HENRY
Trowel Chisel & Brush : A Concise Manual of Architecture Sculpture and Painting, Ancient and Modern
London, United Kingdom, Swan Sonnenschein. 1899, First Thus. Cloth, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. A useful and interesting History with a Dictionary of great Artists and Artisans.Grey soft bds with black decoration and titles, clean and fresh with only browned spine, faint browning to eps, pp 96. Tight and clean in unread state. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 6867
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 71.5 | £UK 64.25 | JP¥ 8653]
Catalogue: Art & Design
Keywords: History

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