Madrid: Instituto Diego Velazquez, Del Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, 1954. Hardcover. 8vo. Very Good hardcover with slightly soiled and chipped white dustjacket with black title to front and spine panels. Several black and white reproductions. In Spanish. Spanish Art. ART/7192. Very Good / Very Good.
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England and Delaware: Private Libraries Association and Oak Knoll Press, 2016. Hardcover. The first detailed account of the work of this prolific and imaginative Pre-Raphaelite illustrator of the nineteenth century. Hughes is particularly remembered for his illustrations for books for children [dust jacket]. Includes appendices with a checklist of the books and periodicals, a supporting bibliography, and extensive notes. With almost 200 b&w illustrations. Bound in dark blue cloth with title in gilt to spine. With a blue pictorial dust jacket with title in black to spine and front cover. In near fine condition 7.25 x 11 inches. 325 pages. PRERAPH/010319. Near Fine.
New York: Harry N. Abrams in association with The American Federation of Arts, (1996). Hardcover. 4to. Green cloth covered boards with silver title to spine. Pristine interior filled with full color illustrations. Blue illustrated dust jacket with white and yellow title to front and spine panels. Index, 207 pages. ART/101209. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket.
Geneva: Skira, (1952). Hardcover. 4to. Green cloth covered boards with red title to front board and to spine. Slight bowing to front board. Light yellowing to edges of pages. Else is clean and bright with wondeful tipped in plates throughout. Illustrated price clipped dust jacket with white title to bottom of front and spine panels. Edge wear to dust jacket includes one small closed tear and one small open tear to front panel. 138 pages. ART/051111. Very Good / Very Good.
Baltimore: The Baltimore Museum of Art, (1970). Paperback. Very good in yellow, grey, and black illustrated side staped paper wrappers with title to front wrapper. Minor curling to top corner of wrapper. Interior is clean and bright wth black and white illustrations throughout. ART/010418. Very Good.
Paris: 1937. Paperback. Number 158 of 500 copies, the first 200 of which were reserved for the writers of the book. This remarkable deluxe collection of writings and art about Paris was commissioned by the city of Paris to celebrate their hosting the World’s Fair of 1937. The volume includes original prose, poetry, and illustrations by the leading writers and artists of France. There are thirty-one sections on various quarters, neighborhoods, gardens, avenues and boulevards, each with a short piece written by an eminent writer and engravings by two notable artists. For each section there is a full-page illustration by an artist associated with the area and a smaller one on the first page of the section by the other artist. Among the writers are Paul Valery, Raymond Escholier, Colette, Paul Claudel, Abel Bonnard, and Jules Romains. The participating artists are equally impressive, and include Matisse, Andre Derain, Raoul Dufy, Marie Laurencin, Pierre Bonnard, Edouard Vuillard, Jean Laboureur, and Andre Lhote. Each section is a separate folder with the full-page illustration of the following section as its last page. The folders are encased in a paper wrapper with the title and a color illustration on its cover. The entire production is housed in a chemise of dark blue paper covered boards with a red leather spine label which fits into a blue paper and linen slipcase. The slipcase is in very good condition with a few chips and bumps. The contents are also in very good condition; however, pages 286-288 are missing. They included the full-page illustration by Gabriel Belot and Renefer for “Les Musees.” Page 277, the first page of “Les Eglises de Paris” has a repaired tear. Still, a splendid collection of French art and prose commemorating Paris on the eve of the Second World War. 294 pages plus table of illustrations. ART/012412. Very Good.
Arhus: Marselis Tryk A/S, 1973. Hardcover. Thin 8vo. SCARCE. Grey paper covered boards with black title to spine. Pristine interior filled with illustrations. Tight binding. Black & white illustrated dj with white spine panel and black title to spine. In English and Danish. Includes laid-in poem signed by L. Werge. 71 pp. ART/091505. Fine in Very Good dj.
London: Macmillan and Company, 1928. Hardcover. Very good- in brown cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Light discoloration to front board. Minor bumping to spine ends. Minor browning to end pages. Else is clean and bright with 56 beautiful illustrations. Light blue dust jacket with brown title to front and spine panel. Fading and browning to jacket has turned the dust jacket mostly beige. Front panel detached but has been repaired with archival tape. Chipping to edges. Dust jacket is in a protective mylar cover. Art. ART1/4172. Very Good - in Good Dust Jacket.
London: Petersburg Press, 1970. Hardcover. An interesting collaboration between the Petersburg Press and the Kasmin Gallery to publish this unexpected edition of the Grimm fairy tales illustrated from original b&w etchings by renowned artist David Hockney. The thirty-nine stark and evocative etchings are quite fitting for the dark and mysterious tales. Bound in dark blue cloth with title and artist in silver on front cover. In near fine condition. Measures 3 x 4.25 inches. MINIAT/112019. Near Fine.
Los Angeles: UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, . Softcover. Interesting study of art of this African ethnic group. With over 200 b&w and color photographs. Green soft cover with pictorial front cover. Light creasing to front edge and slight bumping. Very good condition. 8.5 x 11 inches. 199 pages including glossary and bibliography. African Art. ART/010317. Very Good.
Florence: IAAS; self published, 2007. Hardcover. SCARCE. Signed and inscribed by the artist. First Edition. Fine in black paper covered boards with white title to spine and front cover. Pristine with full color photographic illustrations of Pontecorboli's work. In a fine illustrated dust jacket with a black spine panel and white title to spine. Very light wear to the edges of the jacket. 208 pages. ART/011712. Fine / Fine.
London: Ernest Brown & Phillips, 1923. Paperback. A small unillustrated catalogue issued for an exhibition at the Leichester Galleries of caricatures by Quiz, which was the name under which Powys Evans published his work. Evans (1899-1981) was a popular illustrator and caricaturist who worked as the "house" caricaturist for the Saturday Review for a number of years. The list of sixty subjects included Winston Churchill, Lloyd George, Neville Chamberlain, Joseph Conrad, Mussolini, and Bernard Shaw. Text block is partially loose from the brown paper wrappers but otherwise in very good condition. 4.5 x 6 inches. 14 pages plus ads. ARTR/040913. Very Good in Wraps.
New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1916. Hardcover. 4to. Very good- blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Fading to gilt on spine. Minor wear to spine ends, edges, and corners as well as light rubbing to boards. Light foxing on several pages throughout and heavier foxing on front and rear end pages as well as title page though text and illustrations remain clean and bright. Previous owner's book plate to front paste down. Color plates with commentary by writers, including Chesterton and Belloc; 305 pp. Art. ART/11112. Very Good -.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, (1979). Hardcover. 2 VOLUMES, COMPLETE. Fine in red dust jackets with white titles to spines. Light wear to edges of jackets, else fine. Clean and bright. Illustrated. 148 pages, 965 pages. This is a heavy set and may require an additional shipping fee. Art. ART111201. Fine / Fine.
London: Ther Herbert Press, (1990). Hardcover. First Edition. Foreword by Hugh Casson. 8vo. Light blue paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Pristine interior with beautiful full color illustrations on every page. Illustrated price clipped jacket with black title to front panel and white title to black spine. 96 pages. ART/073009. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.