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At Home in Renaissance Italy

By: Ajmar-Wollheim, Marta and Flora Dennis, editors

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, V & A Publications 2006: 2006

Book number: 57538

ISBN: 1851774890

Condition: Very Good


420 pp. Large format paperback. Minor wear to covers. Internally clean. No ownership marks. Full colour illustrations throughout. Published to accompany the exhibition in London in 2006. View more info

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Bringers of Good Tidings : Greetings Telegrams 1935-1982

By: Artmonsky, Ruth

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Artmonsky Arts 2009: 2009

Book number: 57573

ISBN: 095519945X

Condition: Near Fine


95 pp. Oblong paperback. Full colour illustrations throughout. Clean copy. Designs by Ardizzone, Bawden, Whistler and others. View more info

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Lucie Rie

By: Birks, Tony

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Somerset, England, Marston House 2004: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 57460

ISBN: 0951770071

Condition: Very Good


224 pp., illustrated in colour and b/w. View more info

Image for Le Arti a Vienna: Dalla Secessione Alla Caduta Dell'Impero Asburgico [Venezia, Palazzo Grassi 20 Maggio-16 Settembre]

Le Arti a Vienna: Dalla Secessione Alla Caduta Dell'Impero Asburgico [Venezia, Palazzo Grassi 20 Maggio-16 Settembre]

By: Bortolotti, Nadine ; Toni Ebner ; Palazzo Grassi

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Italy, Mazzotta 1984: 1984

Book number: 51805

ISBN: 8820803135

Condition: Fine


ITALIAN TEXT. 589 pp., illustrated. View more info

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Peasant Art in Europe

By: Bossert, H. Th.

Price: £110.00

Publisher: Berlin, Ernst Wasmuth Ltd. 1926: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 49413

Condition: Very Good


xii, 45, 132 plates, pp. Original cloth with gilt lettering. Bevelled boards. Spine very faded but gilt lettering legible. Some light fading to boards. Internally clean. Spine slightly shaken, due to size & weight of volume. 44 pages of text followed by 100 full-page colour plates and 32 in b&w. Reproduces 2,100 lovely examples of European folk art in all media: textiles, wood carving, furniture, ceramics, etc. Text in English. VG View more info

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Silk Designs of the Eighteenth Century : From the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

By: Browne, Clare

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson 1996: 1996

Book number: 56679

ISBN: 0500278806

Condition: Fine


112 pp., Illustrated in colour. Abridged edition. View more info

Image for In Pursuit of Beauty : Americans and the Aesthetic Movement

In Pursuit of Beauty : Americans and the Aesthetic Movement

By: Burke, Doreen Bolger and Jonathan Freedman

Price: £45.00

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art / Rizzoli 1986: 1986

Book number: 57911

ISBN: 0870994670

Condition: Near Fine


511 pp. Full cloth in dust jacket. Very clean copy. No ownership names. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Published to accompany the exhibition in New York in 1986. View more info

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The Arts and Crafts Movement

By: Cobden-Sanderson, T. J.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Hammersmith Publishing Society 1905: 1905

Book number: 57601

Condition: Very Good


39 pp. Quarter parchment-paper spine over paper-covered boards. Black lettering to spine. Now protected in a clear acetate wrapper. Early ink name to ffep. Minor spotting to endpapers. Boards clean. Internally clean. A nice copy. Scarce. View more info

Image for The Omega Workshops, 1913-19: Decorative Arts of Bloomsbury Crafts Council Gallery, 18 January-18 March 1984 a Crafts Council Exhibition

The Omega Workshops, 1913-19: Decorative Arts of Bloomsbury Crafts Council Gallery, 18 January-18 March 1984 a Crafts Council Exhibition

By: Collins, Judith; Crafts Council (Great Britain)

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Crafts Council 1983: 1983

Book number: 53573

ISBN: 0903798727

Condition: Good


96 pp. Copiously illustrated throughout, mostly in black and white, some in colour. Some fading and creasing to the edges. Previous owner's faint address stamp on first couple of pages. View more info

Image for La Maiolica Cantagalli : E le Manifatture Ceramiche Fiorentine

La Maiolica Cantagalli : E le Manifatture Ceramiche Fiorentine

By: Conti, Giovanni and Gilda Cefariello Grosso

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Rome, De Luca Edizioni D'Arte 1990: 1990

Book number: 55924

ISBN: 8878132888

Condition: Near Fine


231 pp. Full cloth in dust jacket. Vey clean copy. No ownership marks. Colour and b&w illustrations throughout. Text in Italian. View more info

Image for The Silver Service of the Portuguese Crown

The Silver Service of the Portuguese Crown

By: D'Orey, Leonor

Price: £125.00

Publisher: [Lisbon], Edicoes Inapa 1991: 1991

Book number: 49336

ISBN: 9729019452

Condition: Near Fine


224 pp. Publisher's full cloth in dust wrapper. Dust wrapper rubbed and edgeworn. Full colour throughout. From the collection of the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Lisbon. Highlights the work of the French silversmiths Thomas and Francois-Thomas Germain. English language text. Near Fine/VG. View more info

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Gebrauchsglas: Gläser des Alltags vom Spätmittelalter bis zum beginnenden 20. Jahrhundert

By: Dexel, Thomas

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Munchen, Klinkhardt & Biermann 1983: 1983

Book number: 36507

ISBN: 3781402088

Condition: Near Fine


GERMAN TEXT. 302 pp., illus. Previous owner's name stamped on front and rear pastedowns View more info

Image for Maiolica Decorativa e Popolare di Campania e Puglia

Maiolica Decorativa e Popolare di Campania e Puglia

By: Donatone, Guido

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Napoli, Grimaldi & C. Editori 1992: 1992

Book number: 55925

Condition: Fine


247 pp. Full cloth in dust jacket. In pictorial slipcase. Slipcase slightly rubbed. Book and jacket in Fine condition. No ownership marks. Numerous colour and b&w plates. Text in Italian. View more info

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Sevres Porcelain. Vincennes and Sevres 1740-1800

By: Eriksen, Svend and Geoffrey de Bellaigue

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Limited 1987: 1987

Book number: 50364

Condition: Near Fine


379 pp. Publisher's blue cloth in dust jacket. Slight edgewear to dj. Internally very clean and fresh. Colour and b&w photography. Near Fine/VG View more info

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Art Nouveau Postcards

By: Fanelli, Giovanni & Godoli, Ezio

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Oxford, Phaidon / Christies 1987: 1987

Book number: 49780

ISBN: 0714880485

Condition: Near Fine


370 pp, illustrated in colour some damage to rear of dustwrapper View more info

Image for Made In Italy : Fedrigoni

Made In Italy : Fedrigoni

By: Fedrigoni

Price: £22.50

Publisher: N.p., Studio Fasoli 2015: 2015

Book number: 55854

Condition: Fine


80 pp. Colour printed boards. Very clean copy. Full colour illustrations throughout. Examples of Fedrigoni's rich paper making history of over 125 years. View more info

Image for An Illustrated Catalogue of the Loan Collection of Plate : Exhibited in the Fitzwilliam Museum May 1895

An Illustrated Catalogue of the Loan Collection of Plate : Exhibited in the Fitzwilliam Museum May 1895

By: Foster, J. E. and T. D. Atkinson

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Deighton Bell & Co. and Macmillan & Bowes 1896: 1896

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 55756

Condition: Very Good


One of 42 copies on Japanese Paper. xvi, 132 pp. Original quarter parchment-paper over brown cloth. Gilt device to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Top edge gilt. Clean copy. No ownership marks. With sixteen plates, as called for. A VG copy. View more info

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Japan Art and Civilization

By: Frederic, Louis

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson Ltd 1971: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 48617

ISBN: 050023146X

Condition: Very Good


pp 504. Dust-jacket tears to top on front and rear otherwise good. Publishers review copy slip enclosed. Red gilt decorated cloth very good/near fine. View more info

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Micromosaics: The Gilbert Collection

By: Gabriel, Jeanette Hanisee Gabriel, with contributions by Anna Maria Massinelli and essays by Judy Rudoe and Massimo Alfieri

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, Philip Wilson Publishers in association with The Gilbert Collection 2000: 2000

Book number: 54525

ISBN: 0856675113

Condition: Near Fine


310 pp. Full cloth in dust jacket. Slight fading to dj spine with light creasing to extremities. Internally clean. No ownership names. Full colour illustrations throughout. View more info

Image for Ironwork : Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Mediaeval Period. Part II: Continental Ironwork of the Renaissance and Later Periods. Two volumes

Ironwork : Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Mediaeval Period. Part II: Continental Ironwork of the Renaissance and Later Periods. Two volumes

By: Gardner, J. Starkie and revised by W. W. Watts

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Victoria and Albert Museum. Printed under the Authority of the Board of Education 1927 / 1930: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 52548

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes. xi, 146, 63; xii, 124, 44 pp. Original brown cloth with gilt lettering to spines. With 107 b&w plates. Very clean copies. No ownership names. VG View more info