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I Grandi Maestri della Pittura Italiana del Settecento: Piazzeta-Tiepolo-Crespi-Magnasco -Guardi-Pannini-Canaletto con gli artisti piu rappresentativi del secolo/ I Grandi Maestri della Pittura Italiana del Quattrocentro: Gentile da Fabriano-Paolo Uccello-Filippo Lippi-Castagno-Sassetta-Domenico Veneziano-Foppa-Carpaccio e gli altri artisti eminenti

By Lecaldano, Paolo (curated by)

Rizzoli Editore, Milan, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Poor. 2 volumes (complete). In Italian throughout. Two benign books. The dustjackets of both are much worn, torn, scuffed, marked. They are secure and sure. The boards have wear, scuffing, handling and storage marks. They are steady and sure. The contents of both books are agreeably contented. Whilst there is evidence of amiable use and casual storage, the pages are clean, clear, generous, very confident, conscientious, careful, convivial. Please note that should the books need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk

$28.00

Oil paintings of India and the East by Thomas Daniell 1749-1840 and William Daniell 1769-1837

By Shellim, Maurice

Inchcape & Co. in conjunction with Spink & Son, 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 144 pages (complete). A relaxed copy. Included: a handwritten letter from Maurice Shellim to Frank Bradlow, the Africana specialist and director of Sotheby's South Africa. The dustjacket is bright with some very light storage scoring and shelving wear. The dj is healthy, sure. The linen-covered boards (with stamped gilt titling) are elegant, smart, sound. Linen end papers (clean and hale). The contents have evidence of avid use throughout. The papertrims are sunned and have very light handling and shelving wear. The pages are, however, fresh-faced, bright, clean and clear with just the very occasional user mark, aware, amenable, convivial, comfortable. Please note that should the book need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk

$150.00

Jacob Pins: Landscapes [Woodcuts]

By Kolb, Eugene (into); Lask, I M (trans)

Dvir Publishing Co, Tel Aviv, 1955. Softcover. Good/Poor. 7 of 8 woodcut prints. A print of Wadi Rushmia is missing. Prints held within card cahier/ folder. The cover is much worn, torn, marked, stained, tanned all about. It is heroically intact and secure. The introduction booklet has a storage impression-mark. It has light wear and tanning about the edges. Otherwise, the pages are benign. The prints are placid and agreeable. They are healthy, sound, vaguely antique, bold, clean and clear. fk

$10.00

Smashed and Reassembled: Buddhist Statues from Longxing Temple in Qingzhou

By Di'an, Fan (Chief Ed)

Hebei Fine Arts Publishing House Co., Ltd, China, 2016. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 172 pages (complete). In Standard Chinese and English. Published to accompany the exhibition of the same name during the Comite International d'Histoire de l'Art congress in Beijing. A most pleasing copy. The illustrated matte boards are neat, very healthy with just the most shallow of scuffing from shelving. The contents are most agreeable. They are fresh, clean, clear, confident, generous, conscientious, companionable, amenable - as if almost new throughout! fk

$290.00

All the Paintings of Botticelli - 4 parts (The Complete Library of World Art)
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All the Paintings of Botticelli - 4 parts (The Complete Library of World Art)

By Salvini, Roberto; Grillenzoni, John (trans)

Oldbourne, London, 1965. Hardcover. Very Good/Poor. Four books (complete). A mildly aged set. The dustjackets of each are much worn, marked, foxed, rubbed and scuffed. The dustjackets are resolutely secure and sure. All books have Tuscan brown boards with gilt titling are smart, healthy. The boards of Parts II and III are a little bent from storage. The frontispages and endpapers are smeared with foxing. The papertrims are foxed. The contents are pleasing. They are generally very clean and clear, mild-mannered, diligent, decided, amenable. Please note that should the books need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk

$25.00

Hollandse en Vlaamse Schilderkunst in Zuid-Afrika: Hollandse en Vlaamse Childerijen uit de Zeventiende Eeuw in Zuid-Afrikaans Openbaar bezit
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Hollandse en Vlaamse Schilderkunst in Zuid-Afrika: Hollandse en Vlaamse Childerijen uit de Zeventiende Eeuw in Zuid-Afrikaans Openbaar bezit

By Bax, Dr D

J H de Bussy, Amsterdam/ Hollandsch-Afrikaansche Uitgevers Maatschappij, Kaapstad-Pretoria/ Het Prins Bernhard Fonds, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 140 pages (complete). In Dutch throughout. A placid copy. The dustjacket has wear, tear about the edges, some scuffing, marking and rubbing. It is comfortable and sure. Green boards with pressed gilt titling. The boards are amiable and tidy with just the lightest shelving wear. They are sound and steady. The contents are obligingly tidy. The early and later pages have blushes of foxing. There are other very occasional smears of foxing. However, the contents are by far, even overwhelmingly, very clean and clear, fresh, unblemished, smart, neat, certain, earnest, conscientious, more than competent. fk

$14.00

The Daniells: Artists and Travellers
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The Daniells: Artists and Travellers

By Sutton, Thomas

Theodore Brun, London, 1954. Limited. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 200 pages (complete). Hand-numbered 26 of a special deluxe of 50 copies specially prepared for the Book Collector's Society. From the library of Edna and Frank Bradlow (the Africana specialists and collectors). 7 colour plates, 29 b/w plates, 3 maps of the Daniells' travels in India. Lists of all original paintings and drawings of the Daniells and the printing and engraving works involved. Full red leather with gilt Boer hunting scene on front and gilt titles on spine. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. An account of the travels of Thomas, William and Samuel Daniell and their art, from 1780 to 1825. The Daniells are known especially for their pictures of Africa, African scenery and animals. The boards are handsome, smart with just the lightest handling marks. They are steady and assured. The contents are mild-mannered. There are flushes and blushes of foxing here and there throughout. The papertrims have streaks of foxing. Nonetheless, the pages are thick, healthy, clean, clear, genial, companionable, the illustrations are amiable and fresh. fk

$500.00

Catalogue of the Medici Prints and other Colour Reproductions
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Catalogue of the Medici Prints and other Colour Reproductions

Medici Society, London, 1936. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Complete. As the front title refers to the Late King George V, and refers to Mrs Manley of Windsor being the holding agent for the Windsor Castle Series, one can assume publication from after 1936. The boards are scruffy with wear, scuffing, marks, tanning. Boards are steady. The contents are comfortable and serene. Whilst there are some indications of age and use, the pages are clean, clear, fresh, tight, companionable. Please note that should the book need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk

$5.00

Victor Pasmore - with a catalogue raisonne of the paintings, constructions and graphics 1926-1979
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Victor Pasmore - with a catalogue raisonne of the paintings, constructions and graphics 1926-1979

By Pasmore, Stephen (preface); Bowness, Alan (intro); Lambertini, Luigi; Sjoberg, Leif; Richards, Sir JM; Williams, AV; Marsden, ATW; Pasmore, Victor; Failoni, Margaret; Zomboni, Giovanna

Thames and Hudson, London, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Complete. The book contains 249 plates and 606 catalogue illustrations. A mild-mannered copy. From the library of Frank Bradlow (an Africana Specialist and Director of Sotheby's in South Africa). The Bradlow ex-libris plate is on the front pastedown. The dustjacket is scuffed, rubbed, worn about the edges, seams, corners from shelving and storage. There are handling and shelving marks. The dj is comfortable and secure. The white, decorated boards are smeared with storage marks. They have light wear about the edges and corners. They are sound and sure. The contents are confident. The early and later pages have smears, smudges, spots of foxing. Otherwise, the contents (including the coloured plates) are fresh-faced, bright, bold, clean and clear, conscientious, diligent, assured, amenable. fk

$248.00

The complete paintings of Botticelli; (Classics of world art)
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The complete paintings of Botticelli; (Classics of world art)

By Botticelli, Sandro

Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. heavy, extra postage may be required. 1st English edition. a few chips on jacket. foxing mostly on paper trims and on end papers. contents remain neat, clean and presentable. very good copy.[SK]

$15.00

The Etchings of Rembrandt and Dutch Etchers of the Seventeenth Century
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The Etchings of Rembrandt and Dutch Etchers of the Seventeenth Century

By Hamerton, Philip Gilbert; Binyon, Laurence

Seeley and Co. Limited, London, 1896. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Complete. A placid copy. The claret coloured boards have wear about all edges, corners from shelving and handling. The stamped gilt titling and decoration are still alert. The boards are scuffed, marked by handling and shelving. The spine is worn, marked, rubbed. The spine and boards are efficient, steady and sure. The early pages have mild tanning and foxing. The papertrims are flecked with foxing. Overwhelmingly the pages are pleasing and genteel. Some of the illustration pages are tanned on the (blank) verso. The contents are clean, clear, mild-mannered, diligent, gentlemanly, generous. Please note that should the book need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk

$52.00

Gerard Sekoto: Unsevered ties, Johannesburg Art Gallery, 1.11.1989-10.2.1990
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Gerard Sekoto: Unsevered ties, Johannesburg Art Gallery, 1.11.1989-10.2.1990

By Spiro, Lesley

Johannesburg Art Gallery, 1989. Paperback. Very Good. mild shelf wear on wraps. a clean and fresh looking copy. 99 pages soundly bound. very good condition.[SK]

$65.00

King George VI Art Gallery, St George's Park, Port Elizabeth: Catalogue of the Permanent Collections
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King George VI Art Gallery, St George's Park, Port Elizabeth: Catalogue of the Permanent Collections

By Lorimer, E K

King George VI Art Gallery, Port Elizabeth, 1963. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. Complete. A casually owned copy. The card covers have wear, creasing, foxing. The cloth tape spine has shelving wear to the head and foot. The covers and spine are benign and sure. The papertrims are streaked with foxing. The contents have evidence of repeated use throughout. The pages have handling marks, faint smudges and spots of foxing, very few user creases. Overwhelmingly the pages are clean, clear, comfortable, certain, diligent, orderly. fk

$24.00

Dictionary of British 18th Century Painters in Oils and Crayons
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Dictionary of British 18th Century Painters in Oils and Crayons

By Waterhouse, Ellis

Antique Collectors Club Ltd, 1981. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. heavy, extra postage may be required. mild shelf wear on jacket. light foxing on page ends. text is clean and neat. sound binding. very good copy.[SK]

$23.00

The Old Water-Colour Society's Club 1929-1930 - Seventh Annual Volume
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The Old Water-Colour Society's Club 1929-1930 - Seventh Annual Volume

By Davies, Randall (Ed)

Old Water-Colour Society Club, 1930. Limited. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 81 pages (complete). A genteel copy. Wattled boards with ivory cloth spine. The boards have some light shelving wear, corner wear. There is light scuffing. The spine too has shelving wear to head and foot. Stamped gilt titling (agleam). The spine and boards are efficient, healthy. The contents are benign. There are spots and smears of age-related foxing here and there throughout. The tissue guards are in pleasing condition. The pages are thick, clean, clear, convivial, smart, conscientious, neat. Please note that should the book need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk

$46.00

Pissarro
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Pissarro

By Lloyd, Christopher

Skira/ MacMillan , 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. very heavy, extra postage may be required outside South Africa. slipcase is a bit edge worn. jacket is neat, with little if any shelf wear. book is clean, neat and intact. lovely condition. [SK]

$19.00

Graham Sutherland Neue Werke - Recent Works
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Graham Sutherland Neue Werke - Recent Works

By Cooper, Douglas; Stabel, Margit

Marlborough Galleries, Zurich, London, 1972. First Edition. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. 60 pages (complete). In German and English. To coincide with the viewings of the works at the Marlborough Galerie in Zurich (October-November 1972) and the Galleries in London (March-April 1973). Included: a blad-style addenda (dated: March 1973). A pleasing copy. The covers have a clear plastic protective wrapper. The covers are mild-mannered, stylish, with just the lightest wear from shelving. They are secure and sure. The early and later pages have the most shallow of foxing spots here and there. Overwhelmingly the contents are bright, fresh-faced, vivid, vivacious, clean and clear and most generous. fk

$14.00

Hans Weber-Tyrol: Eine Kunstlermonographie mit 20 Farbigen Tafelbildern
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Hans Weber-Tyrol: Eine Kunstlermonographie mit 20 Farbigen Tafelbildern

By Hohenauer, Gottfried

Tyrolia-Verlag, Innsbruck etc, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed. 71 pages (complete). In German throughout. Inscribed and signed by Christine Weber-Tyrol on the frontispage (dated: 19/6. 1972). She also penned the foreword. The same page has a long gift inscription from a friend to Frank Bradlow (Africana expert and director of Sotheby's in South Africa). The boards are concave as a result of storage. Nonetheless, the boards have just light wear and scuffing, marks. They are also healthy and rigid. The contents are most pleasing. They are clean, clear, fresh, most carefully owned, bright. fk

$40.00

The Paintings and Drawings of Albrecht Durer

By Cust, Lionel

Seeley and Co. Limited, London, 1897. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 104 pages (complete). A tranquil copy. The boards have wear, scuffing, marks from shelving and handling. They are shabbily grand. Secure and sure. The front pastedown has a wonderful ex-libris plate for Gilbert R Regrave (healthy and clean). The contents do have mild evidence of their age throughout, but this is largely inconsequential. The pages are thick, hale, clean, clear, only very occasionally blushed with age discolouration, certain, confident, generous. fk

$38.00

The Old Water-Colour Society's Club - Forty-Sixth Annual Volume

By Bury, Adrian (Ed)

Water-Colour Society, London, 1971. Limited. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 79 pages (complete). A mild-mannered copy. Included: signed letter from Malcolm Fry (water-colourist of esteem and secretary of the Society) to Frank Bradlow (Africana collector and Director of Sotheby's in South Africa). The Annual was printed for members only therefore of limited production. The book has a tissue protective wrapper (aged). The cream boards have storage, shelving and handling wear and marks. They are otherwise tranquil, sure. The early and later pages have very shallow and very sparse smudges of foxing. Otherwise, the contents are clean, clear, companionable, assured, restrained elegant. fk

$20.00

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