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1 Renaissance Drawings from the Uffizi
Sydney The Art Gallery of New South Wales 1995 0731050223 / 9780731050222 First Soft Cover Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
235pp. Numerous large colour plates. Excellent condition internally, page edges very slightly worn. Wraps moderately creased and faded at spine, some light wear to corners. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Images of the Ice Age, Bahn, Paul G, and Jean Vertut
2 Bahn, Paul G, and Jean Vertut Images of the Ice Age
Leicester Windward 1988 0711204926 / 9780711204928 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto Jean Vertut (photography) 
240 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Light edgewear (a few tiny dents) to blue cloth boards. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Notes, bibliography, list of illustrations, index. "Provides a unique opportunity to appreciate universally important works of art, many of which can never be accessible to the general public." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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3 Ballerini, Luigi Spelt from Sibyl's Leaves: Explorations in Italian Art
Italy Electa International 1982 First Soft Cover Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
86pp. Exhibition catalogue. Numerous colour plates. Very small area of light foxing to page edge. Wraps with light overall wear and some light edgewear, with light creasing. 
Price: 32.00 AUD
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4 Banham, Reyner Theory and Design in the First Machine Age
Cambridge, Massachusetts The MIT Press 1994 0262520583 / 9780262520584 Second Edition Paperback Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
338 pp. Light general wear to wraps. Three or four small dents to upper edge of front cover, carried through first 20 or so pages. Internally clean and binding is as new. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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5 Barnard, Noel Archaeic Chinese Bronzes in Australian and New Zealand Collections
Melbourne National Gallery of Victoria 1975 0724100164 / 9780724100163 First Paperback Soft Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
72pp. Numerous b&w photos and illustratons, and some colour photos with transparent overlays. Includes guide to collections. Book is in excellent condition with only very minor edgewear to wraps. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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6 Bell, Leonard Colonial Constructs: European Images of Maori 1840-1914
Carlton, Victoria, Australia Melbourne University Press 1992 0522845282 / 9780522845280 First Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
xvi, 291 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected, is not price clipped. Very light edgewear to orange cloth boards. Illustrated with colour and b/w examples of the art discussed. 
Price: 100.00 AUD
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7 Berger, John Art and Revolution: Ernst Neizvestny and the Role of the Artist in the USSR
Australia Penguin Books 1969 First Thus Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
191pp. "With 74 illustrations and 24 plates". Small prev. owner's ink inscription to first page, otherwise unmarked internally. Wraps with light general wear, particularly at spine. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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8 Bonito Oliva, Achille The Italian Trans-avantgarde / La Transavanguardia Italiana
Milano Giancarlo Politi Editore 1983 Third Paperback Good Octavo 
127 pp. Light general and edgewear to wraps. Spine uncreased. Faint foxing and light tanning to edges of text block. Corners are bumped, causing light creasing and a little curling to last 50 or so pages, in the margin well away from text. Colour and b/w illustrations. Text in English, Italian and French. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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9 Brookner, Anita Romanticism and Its Discontents
London Penguin 2001 0140294899 / 9780140294897 Reprint Paperback Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
ix, 198 pp. Very light edgewear. Sunning to upper edge of text block. Internally as new. Illustrated with b/w and colour plates. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Van Dyck 1599-1641, Brown, Christopher, and Hans Vlieghe
10 Brown, Christopher, and Hans Vlieghe Van Dyck 1599-1641
Antwerp and London Royal Academy Publications / Antwerpen Open 1999 0900946660 / 9780900946660 Paperback Very Good Quarto 
360pp. Catalogue published to accompany exhibitions in Antwerp and London. Covers are a little worn, especially at top and bottom edges and along spine. Slight crease in spine. Small dog-ear to front cover's gatefold flap.. Internally unmarked, uncreased, solidly bound. Many large colour illustrations. Catalogue, chronology, and extensive index. Contributions from the editors and Frans Baudouin, Piero Boccardo, Judy Egerton, Katharine Gibson, Giovanni Mendola, Malcolm Rogers, Katlijne Van der Stighelen. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Aesthete in the City: The Philosophy and Practice of American Abstract Painting in the 1980s, Carrier, David
11 Carrier, David The Aesthete in the City: The Philosophy and Practice of American Abstract Painting in the 1980s
University Park PA The Pennsylvania State University Press 1994 0271009438 / 9780271009438 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
xiii, 290 pp. Very light edgewear, including some discolouration, to edges of unclipped dw. Slight bend to upper board, faint yellowing to outer edges of page margins. Prev. owner's tidily inked date to half-title page. Internally bright, unmarked and solidly bound. "Carrier's earlier work was concerned with a philosophical study of the methods of art criticism. This book turns to the theory and practice of art criticism, concentrating on a concrete discussion of individual theorists and artists." 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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The Art of Science, Castel, Boris, and Sergio Sismondo
12 Castel, Boris, and Sergio Sismondo The Art of Science
Broadview Press 2003 1551113872 / 9781551113876 Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
200 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. All else as new. Colour and black-and-white illustrations. Sources and further reading. No index. "The result of an unusual collaboration between a physicist with a strong interest in the histories of art and science, and a philosopher with a broad knowledge of science as a human activity, The Art of Science gives readers an appreciation of the activities of science: the hands-on work of experimentation, the struggle to convince people of the validity of novel findings, and the excitement of 'eureka' moments. In so doing, the book shows how scientific knowledge is made, and occasionally unmade." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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13 Castelvetro, Giacomo. Foreword by Jane Grigson. Translated with an introduction by Gillian Riley The Fruit, Herbs and Vegetables of Italy: An Offering to Lucy, Countess of Bedford
London Viking 1989 067082724x / 9780670827244 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Quarto 
175 pp. Very light wear to upper edge of unclipped dustjacket. Small faint splotch to half-title page. Colour and b/w illustrations. Published in conjunction with the British Museum, Natural History. 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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Beretara: Contemporary Art of the Pacific, Cochrane, Susan
14 Cochrane, Susan Beretara: Contemporary Art of the Pacific
Noumea and Sydney Nganjila Centre culturel Tjibaou and Halstead Press 2001 1875684328 / 9781875684328 First English Language Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Quarto 
200 pp. Light creasing to ends of spine panel of unclipped dj. Book is as new. "...the first book to introduce the general reader and the specialist to the whole range of new Pacific art. Works and movements are illustrated in all their colour and energy, and explained in a text both lucid and thought provoking." Map, index, bibliography, list of exhibition catalogues. 
Price: 48.00 AUD
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British Museum (The Architect and Society), Crook, J. Mordaunt
15 Crook, J. Mordaunt British Museum (The Architect and Society)
London Allen Lane 1972 071390254X / 9780713902549 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
251 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Foxing to edges of text block. A little foxing to endpapers. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Errata slip tipped in at contents page. ("jacket: Alfred Waterhouse is wrongly referred to as Sir Alfred Waterhouse.") Floor plan, list of illustrations, bibliography, index. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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16 Davis, Deborah Strapless: John Singer Sargent and the Fall of Madame X
New York Jeremy P. Tarcher / Penguin 2004 158542336X / 9781585423361 Reprint Paperback Very Good + Octavo 
310 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated wraps. A little rubbing to uncreased spine. Page edges slightly browned. Internally as new. Illustrated with b/w drawings in the text and colour plates. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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How, When, and Why Modern Art Came to New York, de Zayas, Marius. Edited by Francis M. Naumann
17 de Zayas, Marius. Edited by Francis M. Naumann How, When, and Why Modern Art Came to New York
Cambridge, MA MIT Press 1998 0262540967 / 9780262540964 First Paperback Paperback Very Good Octavo 
xiv, 260 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Spine uncreased. Corners a little curled; short crease to first few pages at upper corner. A little scuffing to lower edge of text block. Internally unmarked, solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations throughout. Appendices, notes, list of illustrations, index of names. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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18 Drew, Simon Camp David: Nonsense in Art
Suffolk Antique Collectors Club 1992 1851491627 / 9781851491629 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
48 pp. Colour illustrations throughout. Ex-libris sticker to reverse of front flyleaf. Very light general wear to boards. Dustjacket lightly discoloured at spine and edges. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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19 Feest, Christian F. Native Arts of North America. Updated edition
London Thames & Hudson 1993 0500202621 / 9780500202623 Reprint Paperback Very Good Octavo 
216 pp. Light edgewear to illustrated wraps. Short crease across lower front corner; light tanning to edges of back cover. Lower edge of text block a little scuffed. Internally bright, unmarked, and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w map, colour and b/w photos. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Fragments for a History of the Human Body Part One (Zone Vol. 3), Feher, Michell, editor. With Ramona Naddaff and Nadia Tazi
20 Feher, Michell, editor. With Ramona Naddaff and Nadia Tazi Fragments for a History of the Human Body Part One (Zone Vol. 3)
New York Zone Books 1990 094229923X / 9780942299236 Second Printing Paperback Good Octavo 
480 pp. General and edgewear to covers. Jagged scratch to front cover, small triangular tear to back cover. Gatefold flaps. Edges of text block scuffed and stained. Internally unmarked, bright, and solidly bound. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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