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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 9¾" - 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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Art Speak: A Guide to Contemporary Ideas, Movements, and Buzzwords, Atkins, Robert
2 Atkins, Robert Art Speak: A Guide to Contemporary Ideas, Movements, and Buzzwords
New York Abbeville 1990 1558590102 / 9781558590106 First Edition Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
Sixth Printing. 176 pp. Colour and b&w illustrations. Covers with light fading along spine. Internally as new. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Art Spoke: A Guide to Modern Ideas, Movements, and Buzzwords, 1848-1944, Atkins, Robert
3 Atkins, Robert Art Spoke: A Guide to Modern Ideas, Movements, and Buzzwords, 1848-1944
New York Abbeville 1993 1558593888 / 9781558593886 First Edition Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
224 pp. Colour and b&w illustrations. Spine lightly sunned. Internally as new. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Images of the Ice Age, Bahn, Paul G, and Jean Vertut
4 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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The Art of AIDs: From Stigma to Conscience, Baker, Rob
5 Baker, Rob The Art of AIDs: From Stigma to Conscience
New York Continuum 1994 082640653X / 9780826406538 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Octavo 
255 pp. Unclipped dustwrapper a little wrinkled. Just the slightest of wear to blue boards. Illustrated with colour plates. "Rob Baker was one of the first -- and one of the very best -- to write seriously about pop culture in the sixties. Now, due to circumstances he never would have chosen, he has given us this essential, remarkably concise, analytic yet personal, and constantly readable overview of plague art. We wish we didn't need this book, but we're grateful to have it. -- Linda Winer, New York Newsday 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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6 Ballerini, Luigi Spelt from Sibyl's Leaves: Explorations in Italian Art
Italy Electa International 1982 First Soft Cover Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" 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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7 Banham, Reyner Theory and Design in the First Machine Age
Cambridge, Massachusetts The MIT Press 1994 0262520583 / 9780262520584 Second Edition Paperback Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" 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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8 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 7¾" - 9¾" 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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9 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 7¾" - 9¾" 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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Aboriginal Australian Art: A Visual Perspective, Berndt, Ronald M., and Catherine H. Berndt, with John E. Stanton
10 Berndt, Ronald M., and Catherine H. Berndt, with John E. Stanton Aboriginal Australian Art: A Visual Perspective
Sydney Methuen Australia 1982 0454002769 / 9780454002768 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto 
176 pp. Very light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Corners of cloth boards bumped. Very faint dust foxing and one small dot (could be a remainder mark, but it is very small) to upper edge of text block. Faint foxing to half title. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Bright, clean colour illustrations throughout. Bibliography; Name Index; Subject Index. "A thoughtful and authoritative consideration of the place of Aboriginal art within its own traditional settings and its contribution, not only to the Aboriginal heritage, but also to the cultural heritage of the wider Australian society. This book does not merely illustrate the diversity of paintings, drawings and carvings but encourages the reader towards a greater appreciation and understanding of what the Aborigines have achieved. -- Each plate is fully annotated and described. It is therefore a book that is relevant to anyone interested in art. It should appeal to all who are interested in living and changing art forms." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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11 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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Pre-Columbian Art and the Post-Columbian World: Ancient American Sources of Modern Art, Braun, Barbara
12 Braun, Barbara Pre-Columbian Art and the Post-Columbian World: Ancient American Sources of Modern Art
New York Harry N. Abrams 2000 0810929473 / 9780810929470 First Paperback Paperback Near Fine No Jacket Quarto 
339 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. Maps, time chart, selected bibliography, time chart. Colour and black-and-white illustrations throughout. "This is a truly marvelous book. Barbara Braun welds together fresh insights and impeccable scholarship, and expresses both with clarity and grace, while establishing original, now unbreakable connections between the art and architecture of the ancient Americas and the arts of the modern era. I learned something new on every page." -- Pete Hamill. A heavy book: postage as quoted applies in Australia, but please contact us for overseas rates. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Portraiture (Essays in Art & Culture series), Brilliant, Richard
13 Brilliant, Richard Portraiture (Essays in Art & Culture series)
Cambridge MA Harvard University Press 1991 0674691768 / 9780674691766 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
192 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers; spine slightly creased, but binding is solid throughout. Internally bright, clean, unmarked. "Departing from the conventional emphasis on attribution and identification, so typical of portrait studies, Brilliant analyzes the authority of the likeness, the techniques of self-representation, the fabrication of identity and its social emplacement, and the imaginative interchange between the portrait image and the viewer." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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14 Brookner, Anita Romanticism and Its Discontents
London Penguin 2001 0140294899 / 9780140294897 Reprint Paperback Very Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" 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
15 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
16 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
17 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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The Fruit, Herbs and Vegetables of Italy: An Offering to Lucy, Countess of Bedford, Castelvetro, Giacomo. Foreword by Jane Grigson. Translated with an introduction by Gillian Riley
18 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. All else as new. Colour and b/w illustrations. Published in conjunction with the British Museum, Natural History. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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The Forgotten Notebook, Churcher, Betty
19 Churcher, Betty The Forgotten Notebook
Carlton The Miegunyah Press 2015 0522868673 / 9780522868678 First Limp Wrappers Near Fine Small Quarto 
231 pp. A few very small dents to upper and lower edges of cover. All else as new. Decorated endpapers. Elastic placekeeping band. Bibliography; List of Illustrations; Index. "Showcases Betty Churcher's greatest talenst: championing art and sharing the excitement of discovering meaning in the great artworks of the world." 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Bérétara: Contemporary Art of the Pacific, Cochrane, Susan
20 Cochrane, Susan Bérétara: 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: 30.00 AUD
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