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Greek Art: The World of Art Library (History of Art)
Boardman, John
Thames and Hudson Ltd London, United Kingdom 1964 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with grey boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 725gms, 288 pages, blank endpapers. John Boardman presents Ancient Greek Art as a live and changing subject, to be enjoyed in its full variety and not only in its better known masterpieces. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, page discolouration to endpapers, previous owner's name on endpaper. Dust Jacket is in fair to good condition with no shelf wear, dust jacket is covered in clear contact, which has protected the jacket from shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART40  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Arts of Spain, The: The World of Art Library (General)
Gudiol, Jose
Thames and Hudson Ltd London, United Kingdom 1964 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 675gms, 314 pages, blank endpapers. This book is intended to bring the reader closer to a world of art that is much less familiar than it should be, to a country rich in legend and history, and to a culture that was for centuries, a bridge between the Atlantic and Mediterranean Civilizations. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, a tear to the back of the book no longer than 1 inch long has caused a portion of the jacket to roll over on itself, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART37  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Late Renaissance and Mannerism, The
Murrary, Linda
Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers New York, USA 1967 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 550gms, 215 pages, blank endpapers. After Raphael's Death, Michelangelo was beyond question the dominant figure in Italian art, and Linda Murray describes the extremely important part that he played in the transition from the simplicity of early High Renaissance art to the more complex and sophisticated style that prevailed in the later sixteenth century. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, minor page discolouration to some pages, message to previous owner on endpaper. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear and has been price clipped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART36  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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All the Painitings of Caravaggio: The Complete Library of World Art
Baroni, Costantino (ed) O’Sullivan, Anthony. Firmin (translated by)
Hawthorn Books, Inc New York, USA 1962 First Edition
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Hard Cover Hardcover with red boards no pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 225gms, 38 pages plus 96 plates, blank endpapers. This book on All the Paintings of Caravaggio is Volume Seven in the Complete Library of World Art. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, very minor page discolouration to some pages, book is covered in clear plastic to protect the boards, stamp from previous bookseller on title page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART39  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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All the Painitings of Botticelli - Part 4 - The Complete Library of World Art
Salvini, Roberto (ed); Grillenzoni, John (Translated by)
Hawthorn Books, Inc New York, USA 1965 First Edition
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Hard Cover Hardcover with red boards no pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 225gms, 202 pages plus 159 plates, blank endpapers. This book on All the Paintings of Botticelli Part 4 (1485-1510) is Volume Twenty-Eight in the Complete Library of World Art. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, very minor page discolouration to endpapers, book is covered in clear plastic to protect the boards, stains from the sticky tape on the endpapers, plastic is coming off the back of the book, stamp from previous bookseller on title page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART38  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Egyption Art: In the Days of the Pharaohs 3100-320 BC
Aldred, Cyril
ISBN: 0500201803
Thames and Hudson Ltd London, United Kingdom 1986 Reprinted with Introduction
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Paperback Paperback, Reprinted, 400gms, 252 pages. In this authoritative and splendidly illustrated guide Cyril Aldred surveys nearly 3000 years of Egyptian art and architecture, concentrating on the fine arts of painting and sculpture. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, sticker residue on front cover, and previous booksellers sticker on back cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART41  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Treasury of Australian Painting, A
Splatt, William, Burton, Barbara
ISBN: 0851798500
Rigby Limited Adelaide, Australia 1976 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with orange boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 700gms, 72 pages, orange coloured endpapers. This selection of nearly fifty Australian paintings includes some of the most famous and best-known works from public Collections. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, a tear some wrinkling to dust jacket veneer on back of jacket, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART55  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Pictorial History Of Australian Painting, A
Quartermaine, Peter; Watkins, Jonathon
ISBN: 0861245199
Bison Books London, England 1989 First Edition
Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 1,700gms, 192 pages, cream coloured endpapers. In their informative illustrated introduction the authors, both scholars of Australian art with extensive and varied experience of the continent, trace significant developments in Australian History and culture, while a detailed discussion of almost 100 pictures painting in Australia between 1792 and 1987 shows that all such images require, as much as tell, a story. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, inside endpaper has corner clipped. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book is very large and postage may be more than quoted as a result.   Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART56  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Delacroix (The Colour Library of Art)
Pool, Phoebe
Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited, The London, England 1969 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with pale green boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 625gms, 40 pages plus 49 plates in full colour, blank endpapers. Although he could turn his hand to anything, Delacroix is best known as a painter of majestic and tragic emotions, of the great moments in the lives of great men. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear and some fading to the spine and front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART64  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Illustrator’s Handbook, The
Smith, Stan; Holt, Prefessor H. F. Ten (eds)
Axiom Distributors Pty Ltd Kent Town, Australia 1984 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 450gms, 62 pages. This book is the complete illustrated practical guide for professional, student and amateur enthusiast alike. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART63  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Treasury of Painting Through Five Centures, The
Gaunt, William
ISBN: 0714817899
Phaidon Press Limited Milan, Italy 1976 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with cream boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 800gms, 66 pages plus76 colour plates. European painting over the last five hundred years is the subject of this richly illustrated book. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear and some fading to spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART61  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Michelangelo and Raphael in the Vatican: All the Sistine Chapel, The Stanzas and the Loggias
Del Priore, Bruno (ed)
Vatican Polyglot Press Vatican City, Vatican City 1978 Special Edition for the Museum
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Soft Cover Softcover, Special Edition, 1,050gms, 212 pages. The delighted reader can see unfold before his eyes the masterpieces of the Sistine Chapel, The Raphael Stanzas and Loggias, and restored frescoes of the 15th century. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, some minor crushing to corners and edges of softcover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART60  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Masterpieces From the Hermitage Leningrad: Western European Art of the 15th -20th Centuries
no author
ISBN: 0642131910
International Cultural Corporation of Australia Limited Australia  Second Impression
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Paperback Paperback, Second Impression, 450gms, 118 pages, red coloured endpapers. In the period of 1978 to 1980 the Hermitage, together with the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts (Moscow), the Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow) and the Russian Museum (Leningrad) sent two exhibitions of paintings and drawing to Melbourne and Sydney, this is a catalogue of those exhibitions. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART59  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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New Art Library, The: Haman Anatomy for Art Students
Fripp, Sir Alfred; Thompson, Ralph
Seeley, Service and Co., Ltd London, England  Edition Not Stated
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with aqua green boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 900gms, 297 pages plus 79 plates, blank endpapers. The volumes in The New Art Library provide an "open sesame" to every one who desires to enrich his artistic consciousness. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear, mild page discolouration throughout, some wear to boards. Dust Jacket is in fair condition with moderate shelf wear, several tears to jacket no longer than an inch long, mild fading and discolouration, price clipping to inside flap, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART66  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Rediscovery of Ireland’s Past: The Celtic Revival 1830-1930
Sheehy, Jeanne
Thames and Hudson Ltd London, England 1980 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 850gms, 208 pages, blank endpapers. The search for an Irish Identity in the visual arts has been long and fervent. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear and chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART79  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Modern Masters: Manet to Mastisse
Lieberman, William S. (ed)
Australian Council for the Arts, The Sydney, Australia 1975 First Edition
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Paperback Paperback, First Edition, 650gms, 271 pages. This Catalog shows the exhibition that had been lent to the Australian Council of the Arts to be shown at the Gallery of New South Wales and the National Gallery of Victoria from the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART78  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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European Sculture from Romanesque to Rodin: The World of Art Library: History of Art
Molesworth, H. D
Thames and Hudson Ltd London, England 1965 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 800gms, 288 pages, blank endpapers. This book is the first serious attempt tin English to fill the gap in the history of sculpture, a neglected field. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration to pages, previous owner's name on front endpaper, some writing from previous owner and circling of chapters, book is ex-library therefore there are library stamps on some pages, sticky tape stains to the endpapers, card envelope on back endpaper. Dust Jacket is in fair to good condition with mild shelf wear and light chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART67  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Romanesque: Peebles Art Library
Lesberg, Sandy (ed)
ISBN: 0856900346
Peebles Press International New York, USA 1974 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover Laminated pictorial boards, no dust jacket, First Edition, 325gms, no page numbers, blank endpapers. The creative force of the artists in the 11th and 12th centuries gave birth to a style which spread over all that Western civilisation which derived from Charlemagne's Empire, and left its mark on every branch of art. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART76  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Manga Mania: How to Draw Japanese Comics
Hart, Christopher
ISBN: 0823030350
Watson-Guptill Publications New York, USA 2001 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Paperback Paperback, First Edition, 600gms, 144 pages. Manga Mania: How to draw Japanese Comics is a must-have for anyone who loves comics and loves to draw. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, small crease to back cover, previous bookseller's sticker inside back cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART72  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Drawing Dragons
Hansen, Jim; Burns, John
ISBN: 9781841934389
Arcturus Publishing Limited London, England 2007 Second Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Soft Cover Softcover, Second Edition, 600gms, 142 pages. Drawing Dragons guides the reader through every stage of breathing fiery life into their very own dragons. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, previous bookseller's sticker inside back cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART71  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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How to Draw Animation
Hart, Christopher
ISBN: 0823023656
Watson-Guptill Publications New York, USA 1997 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Paperback Paperback, First Edition, 500gms, 144 pages. Learn the art of animation from character design to storyboards and layouts. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, previous bookseller's sticker inside back cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART70  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Anatomy for Fantasy Artists: An Essential guide to Creating Action figures and Fantastical Forms
Fabry, Glenn; Cormack, Ben
ISBN: 9781861554840
New Burlington Books London, England 2007 Third Reprint
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Paperback Paperback, Third Reprint, 500gms, 128 pages. Make the unreal look real with this unique guide to inventive anatomy, and discover how to create fantastical figures for graphic novels, fantasy art, sci-fi, comics and computer games. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, previous bookseller's sticker inside back cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART69  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Arts of Mankind, The
Van Loon, Hendrik Willem
George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd London, England 1947 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Hardcover with blue boards, no dust jacket, reprint, 700gms, 571 pages, blank endpapers. This book is a gathering together of the arts, it is not the facts but the universality that underlies all the arts. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear, moderate page discolouration and spotting to pages, small stamp from previous bookseller on inside front endpaper, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART82  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Home Artist, The: A Complete Teach-Yourself Guide to Drawing, Watercolours and Oils
Allen, Janet; Holden, John
ISBN: 0856856991
Marshall Cavendish Books Limited London, England 1979 First Printing
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 1,350gms, 384 pages plus index, illustrated endpapers. The Home Artist is a step-by-step instructions and illustrations show how the projects are built up and the works of both established and amateur artists provide examples and guides, translating theoretical ideas into tangible form. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage.   Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART136  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Painting in Watercolours
Worth, Leslie; Burridge, Jan; Botan, Richard; Blockley, John; Coleridge, Sarah Jane
ISBN: 0330266748
Pan Books London, England 1984 Reprint
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover Softcover, reprint, 475gms, 128 pages. Illustrated throughout in full-colour with useful line-drawings and diagrams, Painting in Watercolours is a complete course for the beginner who wants to develop watercolour painting as a satisfying and creative hobby. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, light creasing to front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART92  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Orientation to Drawing and Painting
Henkes, Robert
International Textbook Company Scranton, USA 1965 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover Hardcover with brown boards, dust jacket missing, first edition, 882gms, 187 pages, blank endpapers. This book deals with art experiences presented in a direct approach. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART135  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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National Gallery of Victoria, The: The World of Art Library - Galleries
Hoff, Ursula
ISBN: 0500201331
Thames and Hudson Ltd London, England 1973 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Paperback Paperback, First Edition, 375gms, 216 pages. This book provides an opportunity for many to further their understanding and appreciation of the works of art in this great collection from a great Gallery. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and minor page discolouration/spotting throughout, previous booksellers' sticker inside front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: ART74  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Roman and Etruscan Painting (The Contact History of Art)
Stenico, Arturo
Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd London, England 1963 First Translated Edition
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Softcover Softcover, First Translated Edition, 250gms, 176 pages. Here are depicted in text and illustration two most fruitful ages in the history of painting. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 6.50 (AUD)
Book Number: ART93  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Art: The Way it Is
Richardson, John Adkins
ISBN: 0130492213
Prentice Hall  1973 Edition Not Stated
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Soft Cover Softcover, edition not stated, 1020gms, 349 pages. Book is in fair to good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings. Book has been covered in plastic and stuck to covers for protection, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Ex-Library Fair to Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART81  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Animation Producer’s Handbook, The
Milic, Lea; McConville, Yasmin
ISBN: 1741147239
Allen & Unwin Crows Nest, Australia 2006 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover Softcover, first edition, 450gms, 212 pages. The Animation Producer's Handbook is an easy-to-read guide to the business and management processes of producing animation. Book is in very good condition with very minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ART87  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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