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Magic of the Paris Opera, The: 300 Years of French Style
Meek, Jan (ed)
ISBN: 0730583333
Art Gallery of NSW Sydney, Australia 1991 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Softcover, first edition, 448gms, 91pgs, illustrated endpapers. This book was published in conjunction with the Art Gallery of New Wouth Wales Exhibition of the same name. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ENTMUS23  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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The Edwardians: Secrets and Desires
GrrGray, Anne et al
ISBN: 0642541493
National Gallery of Australia Canberra 2004 First Edition
Large 4to Soft Cover 262pp, index, lavishly illus. Magnificent exhibition catalogue from a magnificent exhibition.  Fine
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 318357  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Sketchbooks of the Romantics
Upstone, Robert
ISBN: 1855013584
Tiger Books London 1993 Reprint
Landscape 4to Hard Cover 192pp, lavishly illus. Owner details else a fine copy. Wonderful art history.  Near Fine
Price: 19.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319944  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Aubrey Beardsley’s Erotic Universe
Derek Stanford
Four Square London 1967 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Essay on Aubrey Beardsley by Derek Stanton with Beardsley's drawings. 126 pgs. Internally VG...cover shows some scuffs and wear.  Good
Price: 19.00 (AUD)
Book Number: JW45  Bookseller: Clairmor Books
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The Fantastic Art of Sulamith Wulfing
David Larkin Ed
Peacock Press London 1977 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Soft Cover Beautiful book in VG condition. Soft cover has minor shelf wear and small stain on bottom front corner, not affecting the book though. This first volume contains 40 plates in full colour, many never before published in any form. Unpaginated.  Near Fine
Price: 79.00 (AUD)
Book Number: JW52  Bookseller: Clairmor Books
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Expressionism in Art
Sheldon Cheney
Tudor New York 1948 Revised Ed 1948
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover Cover has miinor wear. Internally very good. Explains the techniques used in Expressionistic art. 415 pgs Numerous B/W illustrations. HEAVY Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: JW75  Bookseller: Clairmor Books
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Primitive Art Pre-Columbian. North American Indian .African.Oceanic
Anton, Dockstader,Trowell & Nevermann
ISBN: 081091459X
Harry N Adams New York 1979 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover First US Edition. No DJ. Numerous illustrations. No inscriptions and clean fresh pages. Very minor red cloth cover wear. 526 pgs. HEAVY Near Fine
Price: 218.00 (AUD)
Book Number: JW76  Bookseller: Clairmor Books
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100 Years of Australian Drawing
Andrew Sayers
ISBN: 0858358603
Bay Books Sydney 1985 First
SEE OUR GREAT POSTAGE RATES Hard Cover Book itself in near fine condition. DJ has very minor edge creasing and a couple of foxing spots on top page ends. Previous owner's name. A century of Australian art between 1850 and 1950, thru the works of 45 Australian artist. 159 pgs, 91 plates, some in colour.  Very Good
Price: 27.00 (AUD)
Book Number: JW120  Bookseller: Clairmor Books
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Art Masterpieces of The Prado
Smart, Ted and David Gibbon
ISBN: 0517259907
Colour Library Books New Malden 1978 First Edition
4to Hard Cover Original Cloth. Very Good. First UK Edition. 4to. Glorious colour photos of a selection from this great art gallery.Cover torn and repaired else vg in good plus dj.  Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16883  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Joan Miro
Malet, Rosa Maria
ISBN: 8434303698
Poligrafa Barcelona 1983 First Edition
4to Hard Cover 128pp. book vg. DJ has slight edgewear on top and two small repaired chips else vg This copy is written in spanish and has 141 mostly colour illus. with an index of all illus.  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 7769  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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This Other Eden. British Paintings from the Paul Mellon Collection at Yale
Warner, Malcolm; Alexander, Julia Marciari
Yale center For British art/ Art Exhibitions Australia New Haven 1998 
Large 4to Soft Cover 216pp, lavisly illus. with colour plates. A lovely exhibition catalogue. Almost as new  Fine
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 999  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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British Watercolors 1750-1850. A loan exhibition from the Victoria and Albert Museum
Var.
International Exhibitions Foundations  1966 First Edition
4to Soft Cover Exhibition catalogue. Black and white ills. 24pp, + plates.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320104  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Porcelain Art of Edward Marshall Boehm, The
Palley, Reese
ISBN: 0517653613
Crown Publishers Inc. New York, USA 1988 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover Hardcover with grey/brown cloth boards, dust jacket missing, first edition, 2.4kgs, 312 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards are in good condition with light shelf wear and mild crushing to corners. There is a sticker mark on the cloth of the front board, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 2kg and may incur additional postage.  Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART161  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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The Life and Times of Rembrandt
Rembrandt - text by Mario Lepore
Paul Hamlyn London 1968 First UK Edition
4to Hard Cover 75pp, lavishly illus. with the paintings in colour. Near fine pict. hardcover in like dj.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21923  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Flower Painters: An Illustrated Dictionary
Hardouin-Fugier, Elisabeth;Grafe, Etienne
ISBN: 157215215X
JG Press North Dighton, Massachusetts, U.S.A. 1996 First Thus
Folio Hard Cover 344pp, glossary, bibliography.More than 500 ills. superb reference  Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320227  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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An Impressionist Legacy: The Collection of Sara Lee Corporation
Brettell, Richard R.
Abbeville Press New York, USA 1997 Fifth Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover Softcover, fifth edition, 1345gms, 173 pages. This book details the corporate art collection of the Sara Lee Corporation and features masterpieces by such artists as Pissarro, Degas, Renoir, Matisse, Monet and Leget. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Front cover shows moderate creasing and some curling to the corners, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage.  Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART162  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Paintings of the America’s Cup 1851-1987
Paintings by Tim Thompson; written by Ranulf Rayner
ISBN: 0855610646
William Heinemann Melbourne 1986 First Edition
Landscape Folio Hard Cover 86pp, full page colour paintings. 1987 not included.  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320390  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Modelling for Amateurs
Ellis, Clifford and Rosemary
The Studio Ltd London, England  Edition Not Stated
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with pictorial/black cloth boards and pictorial dustjacket, edition not stated, 79 pages, weighs 706 gms. This book is part of the 'How to Do It' Series (No. 20). The book gives clear instructions for creating simple things like toys, simple puppets and masks, as well as more complicated clay models. There are 33 black and white plates. This is a fair copy with moderate general wear and tear and page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. Dust jacket is in fair condition with shelf wear, particularly to edges and corners, and a few nicks and tears. Dust jacket has been price clipped. Inside blank front endpaper has a corner torn out, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Fair
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000266  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Renoir: Master Impressionist
House, John
ISBN: 187546008X
Art Exhibitions Australia Limited Sydney, Australia 1994 First Edition
Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover book with glossy pictorial boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 152pp, weighs 1190gms. Published for an exhibition at the Queensland Art Gallery this book includes over 50 colour plates and black and white photographs. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000308  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Royal Doulton Character & Toby Jugs
Eyles, Desmond
ISBN: 0906262011
Royal Doulton Tableware Limited London, England 1979 Edition Not Stated
Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with light brown boards and pictorial dustjacket, edition not stated, 1115gms, 164 pages. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear. Boards are in good condition with mild scuffing. Dust jacket is in good condition with minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000446  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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English and Scottish Earthenware (1660-1860)
Hughes, G. Bernard
Abbey Fine Arts London, England  Edition Not Stated
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dustjacket, edition not stated (assumed early if not first edition), 598gms, 238 pages. Book includes 7 colour photographs, 47 black and white places, and line illustrations. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. Boards are in good condition with mild scuffing. Dust jacket is in good condition with minor shelf wear, scuffing and a few small nicks, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000447  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Mexican Folk Ceramics
Espejel, Carlos
ISBN: 8470312227
Editorial Blume Barcelona, Spain 1975 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with tan cloth boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 1545gms, 219 pages. This book gives a panoramic view of Mexican pottery by breaking down the types of pottery produced by individual states. Profusely illustrated with 243 black and white illustrations and 36 full colour plates. Book is in good condition with moderate age-related general wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout. The dust jacket is in fair to good condition with moderate shelf wear, some mild discolouration and a couple of small nicks and tears around corners, edges and spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 110.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000577  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Outback: Paintings and Sketches By the Originator of The Stockman’s Hall of Fame
Sawrey, Hugh
ISBN: 0730102289
The Currawong Press Frenchs Forest, Australia 1989 Reprint
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 682gms, 112 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book is a sentimental journey by an extraordinary painter into unfenced Australia and was inspired by the great Australian bush ballads. Bush ballads are accompanied by colour reproductions of Sawrey's work. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and some mild discolouration. There is a small pencil mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000724  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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100 Masterpieces in Colour
Woof, Christopher
ISBN: 0600312771
The Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd Sydney, Australia 1974 Reprint
Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 1130gms, 124 pages, illustrated endpapers. This is the artbook for the beginner, for all those who have wondered what makes a painting a masterpiece. It includes a synopsis of one hundred paintings by the greatest artists in the world. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and chipping. Dust jacket has been price clipped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000953  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Colour Guide to Decorating Ceramics
Zanardi, Nicoletta
ISBN: 0715385399
David & Charles London, England 1984 First English Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first English edition, 506gms, 255 pages. This book explains the art of china painting in clear progressive steps with the help of colour illustrations. For both beginners and the more experienced there is a whole fund of ideas including some 40 outline desigins. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild spotting/page discolouration. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear. Dj has been taped to endpaper at the front. There is a small ownership stamp and pencil mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 001008  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Lladro: The Art of Porcelain - How Spanish Porcelain Became World Famous
no author
ISBN: 8434538237
Salvat Editores Barcelona, Spain  Edition Not Stated
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with boards and pictorial dustjacket, edition and date not stated (circa 1981), 1545gms, 198 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust jacket is in fair to good condition with modereate shelf wear, chipping and a few small tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001009  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Art of Mystery and Detective Stories, The
Haining, Peter
ISBN: 1850511357
Treasure Press London, England 1986 Reprint
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with pictorial laminated boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 868gms, 176 pages. The best illustrations from over a century of crime fiction. Contains over 400 outstanding pictures, many rescued from rare magazines and obscure publications. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001103  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Face of Australia
no author
ISBN: 9312650137533
Australia Post Philatelic Group Melbourne, Australia 2000 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover Softcover, first edition, 690gms, 189 pages. To celebrate the beginning of the year 2000, Australia Post issued a sheetlet of 25 stamps featuring photographs of everyday Australians The sheetle presented a visual snapshot of the nation. This book includes hundreds of photographs submitted in the national search for the final 25 photos that were eventually used. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. There is a small texta mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: AUST135  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Decorative Arts from the Collections of the National Gallery of Victoria
Brody, Annemarie et al
ISBN: 072410061X
National Gallery of Victoria Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1980 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Soft Card Cover Soft card cover, first edition, 508gms, 123 pages, illustrated endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 001477  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Step By Step Guide to Pottery
Thomas, Gwilym
ISBN: 0600380319
The Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd Sydney, Australia 1973 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 466gms, 80 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear. DJ has been price clipped. There is a small stamp and texta mark on the inside back of front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 001571  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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