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A Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851
Gunnis, Rupert,
The Abbey Library, London, 1964. New Revised Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. New Revised Edition. 1.2 kg; 514 pages, includes index of places, index of names, 1700+ individual biographies of sculptors and statuaries followed by lists of their works, and includes all important foreign artists who work in Britain during the period covered, and whose works still exist in Britain today. Includes 32 pages of halftone illustrations. Photographic illustrated dust jacket has a 2.0 inch closed tear at the top left of the front panel, and the back strip section of the jacket has faded from exposure to sunlight. The edges of the text block are browned for the same reason. First published in 1951, the preface to the new edition makes the point that 13 years have passed, therefore the year of publication has to be 1964. Size: Quarto -- up to 12 " Tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Reference; Art -- Sculpture; Inventory No: 0216562. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: $26.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 0216562  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Australian Painters. Colonial 1788-1880; Impressionists 1881-1930; Modern 1931-1970
Gleeson, James,
ISBN: 0701807318
Lansdowne Press, Dee Why West, New South Wales, 1976. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. 1.323 kg.; 384 pages, this book was originally published as three separate volumes, and in the reproduction, the three volumes are reproduced down to the individual pagination of each book. Each book has an introduction and select bibliography at the end of the section. Dark green coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with 200 reproductions of Australian artists' works in colour, included is a small section at the beginning on Aboriginal art. Green coloured boards with white titles to the back strip. Photographic dustwrapper, showing three individual paintings on the front panel of Australian artists and the one on the back panel. Blue coloured background with white titles to the front panel and back strip. A history of Australian painting starting from before white settlement up until the 1970s. There is a small potted history of each artist discussed. trifling rubbing of the bottom edges of the boards from contact with shelves, and the dust jacket has 1/2 inch split at the top of the front fold over, foxing to the half title page. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Art -- Australian; Art -- History and Theory; Art -- Sculpture; Art -- Primitive. ISBN: 0701807318. ISBN/EAN: 9780701807313. Inventory No: 0276062. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: $26.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 0276062  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Herbert Ferber
Goossen, E. C. & Herbert Ferber.,
ISBN: 0896591484
Abbeville Press, NY, 1981. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. 13" x 11.75". 228 pages; 119 full-color illus , 125 in black & white; major commissions, collections and exhibitions; bibliography; index. Plum cloth , gilt spine title and cover design after Ferber. First comprehensive monograph on the American sculptor; notable for the large format and the color photographs. Chronology by Phyllis Tuchman. The dustwrapper has been rubbed through the illustration at several spots on the lower spine cover, and is slightly crumpled at the top edge Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Art -- Sculpture; ISBN: 0896591484. ISBN/EAN: 9780896591486. Inventory No: 0200087. Very Good Condition
Price: $96.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0200087  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Memories of the Shtetl; Sculptures by Leon Wolowski
Wolowski, Leon ( Artist ) & Cykiert, Abraham ( Text ),
ISBN: 0959367152
Globe Press , Melbourne, 1982. First Edition
 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Softcover (Stiff Boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Leon Wolowski. First Edition. 84 pages, introduction by artist, foreword by Karl Duldoig, acknowledgements and list of plates. The text is illustrated colour and black-and-white photographs of sculptures by Leon Wolowski. Photographic front cover, showing the work " The Matchmaker ", with a yellow background and black titles on the front panel and backstrip. An invocation ( in statues ) of a mostly forgotten way of life, and people, in the European Jewish shtetls of the early to middle twentieth century. Bumping and creasing to the book corners. Fading to front book panel and backstrip. A few blue ink marks to the rear book panel. Previous owners name to the top right-hand corner of the half title page. This is the first Australian edition. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Leon Wolowski. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Fine Arts ; Judaica; Art -- Sculpture; Australia; ISBN: 0959367152. ISBN/EAN: 9780959367157. Inventory No: 0103925. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0103925  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Arts of Mankind
van Loon, Hendrik Willem,
George G Harrap, London, 1952. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: The Author. Reprint. 800 g; 572 pages, in original hardcover binding, with metallic bookseller sticker at the bottom right-hand corner of the front paste down (Myer bookshop) the book and its pages have no damage or annotation. The dust jacket is rubbed with light chipping at the head of the spine and rubbing at the bottom of the spine with a couple of short tear is on the top and bottom of the rear panel. In the space of nearly 600 pages and with the lively aid of the most extraordinary drawings (many in full colour) he has ever made, Dr van Loon gives the general reader a love for an understanding of the background of all that is most enduring and the arts. He covers painting, architecture, music, sculpture, and the so-called minor art. He begins with the cave drawings of 25,000 BC and comes down to our own day -- . -- Front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: The Author. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Art -- Theory/Criticism; Art -- History and Theory; Art -- Sculpture; Art -- Primitive. Inventory No: 0236629. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0236629  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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