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The Architecture of the Renaissance. Volumes 1 and 2.

By Benevolo, Leonardo:

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1978 First English edition, translated from the Italian revised edition of 1973 by Judith Landry. Two uniform volumes, complete. HB. Black cloth with gilt titles to spines and pictorial dustjackets. Total of 1077pp. Quartos. With a total of 1258 illustrations in plates and text : b&w photos, line drawings and building plans. Includes reproductions of relevant Renaissance paintings and sculptures as well. A Fine set, with price-clipped jackets.


The Stones of Venice. Introductory Chapters and Local Indices (printed separately) for the Use of Travellers while Staying in Venice and Verona. In Two volumes.

By Ruskin, John:

Orpington and London: George Allen, 1892 Fifth edition, two volumes complete. HB. Beautifully bound by Riviere & Son, in brown half-leather (spines and corners) with foliage patterned brown cloth boards; gilt titles and border lines to spines, same patterned paper to endpapers, top page edges gilt. H: 18.5cm. Volume I : vi (Preface by the author of 1979), 302pp. With 2 b&w engraved illustrations in plates. Volume 2: 435pp. With 2 figures in text. Includes the 2 appendices: Grotesque Renaissance and Venetian Index. A Very Good clean set, with darkening to fore-edges of pages, and rubbed edges with a few light marks to covers.


Turner. A Life.

By Hamilton, James:

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1997 First edition, first impression. HB. Cloth, and pictorial dustjacket. 363pp. With 8 pages of colour reproductions of Turner's paintings, as well as b&w illustrations in plates and text, and 3 maps and a family tree. Biography and art history. Fine book in Very Good jacket, which has faded spine colour.


Rex Whistler: Inspirations. Family, Friendships, Landscapes.

By Cecil, Hugh and Mirabel (signed):

UK: Pimpernel Press, 2015 First edition. Signed by the authors to two named recipeints on half-title. HB. Pictorial paper-covered boards, as issued. 88pp, quarto. Decorative endpapers. With colour and b&w reproductions and photos throughout, showing Rex Whistler's art, family and friends and places of interest to him (eg Tivoli). He was friends with the author Hugh Cecil's parents. Fine.


A Look at Cecil Aldin's Dogs and Hounds.

By Collens, Rupert ( Aldin, Cecil):

London: The Lambourn Press, 1990 First trade edition. HB. Brown cloth lettered in gilt to spine and front, andcolour pictorial dustjacket. 112pp, large oblong format. With colour and b&w reproductions of Cecil Aldin's paintings and drawings of two dogs throughout in plates and text. Detailed text on his life and art. Fine book in Very Good jacket, which has light creasing and tanning to edges.


The Sporting Art of Cecil Aldin.

By Heron, Roy ( Aldin, Cecil):

London: The Sportsman's Press, 1990 First edition. HB. Red lettered in gilt to spine, andcolour pictorial dustjacket. 126pp, large quarto. With 17 colour plates and many b&w reproductions in text of Cecil Aldin's paintings and drawings of horses, fox hunting, coaching, horse racing and some dogs. Very Good+ book in Fine jacket. Spotting to top closed page edges.


North Norfolk Summer Sketchbook.

By McCallum, James:

Wells-next-the -Sea: Silver Brant, 2003 First edition. HB. Blue cloth, silver titles and colour pictorial dustjacket by the author. 140pp, landscape (oblong) quarto. With colour reproductions throughout of James McCallum's paintings of birds and other wildlife in north Norfolk where he grew up, all done in watercolour in the field and intensively studying behaviour and capturing movement. Includes sections on adders and nightjars. Accompanied by an observant text. Fine book in near Fine jacket, light creasing to rear of dustjacket.


A Summer in Saint Tropez

By Hamilton, David:

London: Collins, 1982 1st edition A collection of erotic photography from David Hamilton. First Edition Hb, 118pp, 22x29.5 cm. Fine in a Fine Dustjacket. No inscriptions and not price clipped.


Stories in Stone. The Medieval Roof Carvings of Norwich Cathedral.

By Rose, Martial & Hedgecoe, Julia:

Huntingdon: Herbert Press, 1997 First edition. HB. Cloth, gilt titles and colour pictorial dustjacket. 144pp. With full page colour photos of the pictorial sculpted keystones of the vault and cloisters and other areas of Norwich Cathedral, as well as some b&w photos and architectural plans. Fine in Fine jacket. Light rubbing to cover edges.


Still Life. The Flemish, Dutch and German Masters.

By Grimm, Claus:

Stuttgart & Zurich: Belser Verlag, 1990 First English edition. HB. Cloth & colour photo-illustsrated dustjacket. 249pp, folio. With 180 colour photos in plates and text, many full page (and 50 highlighting details), as well as some b&w illustrations. Still life painting in the Netherlands, Belgium (Flanders) and Germany in the 17th and 18th centuries. Detailed information on each work shown as well as historical main text. A Fine copy.


Oil Paintings in Public Ownership in Norfolk.

By The Public Catalogue Foundation (Ellis, Andrew; Roe, Sonia et al):

London: The Public Catalogue Foundation, 2006 First edition. Paperback: colour pictorial card wrappers. 334pp, large quarto . With over 2,250 oil paintings reproduced in colour, from 45 public collections in Norfolk (including Norwich Castle Museum and the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Art at UEA, as well as many small collections at local town councils or museums). Introductory text on each collection. Fine copy.


Suffolk Houses. A Study of Domestic Architecture.

By Sandon, Eric:

Woodbridge: Baron Publishing, 1984 Reprint. HB. Cloth, and colour illustrated dustjacket. 344pp, large quarto. With 10 colour photo plates, 94 line drawings by John Western, and about 400 b&w photos in text. Pictorial endpapers. Comprehensive survey with detailed text on Suffolk's house, by a Suffolk architect, and with controbutions from 2 others. Fine in Fine jacket, now in clear sleeve. Neat presentation inscription to end paper. still a lovely copy.


Irish Houses & (and) Castles.

By Guinness, Desmond & Ryan, William:

London: Thames and Hudson for The Irish Georgian Society, 1971 First edition thus, made for the Irish Georgian Society. HB. Green cloth, lettered in gilt and with gilt building vignette on black panel to front cover, and colour photo-illustrated dustjacket. 352pp, folio. With 371 photos and illustrations in plates and text, 51 in colour, and 33 building plans. Map and pictorial endpapers. Very Good in Very Good jacket. Slight tanning to page edges. Jacket has some creasing and small tears to edges with small loss lower spine. Price-clipped.


The New Generation: 1966

By The Whitechapel Gallery & The Peter Stuyvesant Foundation.:

London: The Whitechapel Gallery, 1966 First edition. Paperback. Stiff card wrappers, with b&w photo to front. 115pp. Colour and b&w reproductions and photos; wrapper photo by Lord Snowdon. Annual exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery in London which featured various young British artists (13 here, mostly working in abstract modes, incl, Mark Lancaster and Colin Cina). Preface by Bryan Robertson, and text by Robert Hughes. This copy belonged to the architect Michael Hattrell (name on flyleaf). A Fine copy.


The English House Through Seven Centuries. With Photographs by Edwin Smith.

By Cook, Olive & Smith, Edwin:

Weybridge: Whittet Books, 1983 Reprint. HB. Brown cloth, gilt titles to spine, and colour photo-illustrated dustjacket. 320pp, large quarto. With very good b&w photos throughout in text (and some whole page), plus some line drawing plans. Detailed and wide-ranging historical text. A Fine copy. .


A Collection of Early English Pottery Parts I to X, 1981-1990 and Parts XI to XX, 1991-2000.

By Horne, Jonathan:

London: Jonathan Thorne, 2000 First edition, limited to 150, copy no 124. Appears to have been published by the author, as a catalogue of his collection. HB. With dark blue leather spines, gilt titled and bordered, and marbled paper-covered boards, 2 volumes thus bound in a slipcase of marbled paper on board. Each volume is small oblong format, with pale blue endpapers of laid paper and has mostly colour photos throughout with detailed accompanying texts. A total of 612 pieces are shown in photos. A handsome production in Fine condition.


French Miniatures from Illuminated Manuscripts.

By Porcher, Jean:

London: Collins, 1960 First English edition, translated from French by Julian Brown. HB. Blue cloth, gilt titles to spine and front, no dustjacket. 276pp, large quarto. With 90 colour plates, tipped-in, one per page, plus 4 colour and 90 b&w illustrations in the main 93pp text. The beautiful colour plates were made from photos taken for this book. Author was in charge of manuscripts at the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris. Very Good copy. Slight dulling and rubbing to spine cloth, a few small marks to front endpapers.


Winkles's Architectural and Picturesque Illustrations of the Cathedral Churches of England and Wales... Volume 2.

By Winkles, (B.) & Garland, Robert:

London: Effingham Wilson & Charles Tilt; 1838. First edition; Volume 2 only. HB. Original blue cloth with blind stamped decorations to front and back covers, spine re-backed in plain black cloth without titles on spine. Pale blue endpapers. viii, 140pp, tall quarto. With 58 good quality steel engravings in plates by B. Winkles after drawings by Robert Garland; with guard leaves. These show exteriors, interiors, and architectural plans. Detailed historical text. This volume covers Lincoln, Chichester, Ely, Peterborough, Norwich, Exeter, Bristol and Oxford cathedrals. depicting exterior and interior views of Ely Cathedral. Very Good copy: the pages and plates are clean and bright, with just the odd marginal spot and very light bronwing to some guard leaves. Covers have spine rebacked as mentioned (with no title to spine), and abrasions to corners, but binding is firm. Old small label residue inside front cover, presumably had previous owner's name on it..


Painting Ireland. Topographical Views from Glin Castle.

By Laffan, William:

Tralee: Churchill House Press, 2006 First edition. HB. Cloth and colour pictorial dustjacket. 269pp, large quarto. With over 175 colour reproductions in text and some full page plates, with detailed catalogue entires, of the works of art assembled at Glin Castle by Desmond Fitzgerald, Knight of Glin: these show great houses, landscapes, townscapes, gardens and some interiors in various parts of Ireland: Munster, Connact, Ulster, and Leinster. A Fine copy.


The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music & Romance. Vol.XIV, July to December 1838.

By Henderson, E. (publisher):

London: E. Henderson, 1838. First edition. Six issues of the Ladies' Cabinet bound into one volume. HB. Brown cloth with leather spine. All page edges gilt. Pale yellow endpapers. 440pp, 16 x 11cm. With 26 hand-coloured engravings in plates showing various female dress costumes, and 20 b&w engravings in plates (incl. frontispiece) with tissue-guards, depicting dramatic figure scenes, portraits and landscapes, and a vignette to title page. All plates present (collated). Fair to Good condition overall. Pages and plates generally very good, some browning and marking in places, and staining to some lower margins; the covers are poor however, with frayed spine having no leather left, and the front board (and adjoining prelims) detached (present).


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