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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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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 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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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 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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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 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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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 9¾" - 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 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
8 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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Tristan and Isolde (Illuminated Manuscripts series), Bise, Gabriel. Introduction by Dagmar Thoss
9 Bise, Gabriel. Introduction by Dagmar Thoss Tristan and Isolde (Illuminated Manuscripts series)
Fribourg - Genève Productions Liber SA 1978 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Small Quarto 
123 pp. Edgewear, including stains and creases, to unclipped dustjacket. Faint mustiness. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Colour throughout. From a manuscript of "The Romance of Tristan" (15th century). 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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10 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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11 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
12 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
13 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
14 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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15 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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The Forgotten Notebook, Churcher, Betty
16 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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Beretara: Contemporary Art of the Pacific, Cochrane, Susan
17 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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Law: The Art of Justice, Cohen, Morris L.
18 Cohen, Morris L. Law: The Art of Justice
Hugh Lauter Levin Associates 1992 08i83630915 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Large Quarto 
116 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Light wear to lower board edges. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. "This magnificent volume presents 48 full-colour reproductions of art masterpieces that convey the drama and emotional resonance of the law in diverse settings in time and place. Rendered by some of the world's most revered artists -- Raphael, Rubens, David, Ingres, Hogarth, Daumier, Benton, Rockwell and Warhol, among others -- these works portray the great legends, personalities, and events that have defined the law, and record the progress of civilization's concepts of justice." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Off the Pedestal: New Women in the Art of Homer, Chase, and Sargent, Connor, Holly Pyne (editor)
19 Connor, Holly Pyne (editor) Off the Pedestal: New Women in the Art of Homer, Chase, and Sargent
New Brunswick NJ Rutgers University Press 2006 0813536979 / 9780813536972 First Paperback Very Good Quarto 
158 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. Colour and black-and-white illustrations. "Through the lens of popular culture and its illustrations of women's new roles in the late 19th century, Off the Pedestal explores the work of some of America's best known painters. An engaging and persuasive text that adds fascinating aspects to our understanding of these artists and their works." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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British Museum (The Architect and Society), Crook, J. Mordaunt
20 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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