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    The Tapestry Book by Candee Helen Churchill

    NY: NY: Tudor, 1935, 1935. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. slipcase worn, cracked at one edge, repaired tear on front panel of dustwrapper, leaving creasemarks, book itself near-fine.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.




    John Lane Bodley Head. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1913. Hardcover. Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 438 pages; Large Paper edition, one of 550, out of series. Color tipped in plates, many b/w full page plates, most one to a page. Deaccessioned from Theological Seminary library, Gettysburg. Binding dust stained, contents generally Near Fine. .



    The Tapestry Book by Helen Churchill Candee

    Classic Reference Book on Renaissance Tapestries with provenance from the Art Reference Library of M.R. Schweitzer (# 32356625). Apparently this volume was sold at a Gallery sale for US$75.00. This Book's cover is a bit rough, with significant wear on the cover board edges. The pages of the book are "Deckle Cut" or "Rough Cut". The pages and print, Including the 99 Black-and-White & 4 Color Illustrations. The previous owner had stamped his name and some sort of registration or membership number on the inside cover and front end paper.



    The Tapestry Book by Candee, Helen Churchill

    New York: Tudor Publishing Co., 1935. Published 1935. Well-illustrated guide to tapestries, first published in 1912. The periods and types studied include 15th century France and Flanders, High Gothic, Renaissance, 15th through 17th century Italy, the Gobelins factory, Beauvais, Aubusson, Savonnerie, Mortlake, Bayeaux, more, including identification. Many black and white plates, including folding, and a color frontis. Tan cloth lettered and decorated in dark blue, green and red, 275 pages, with index, color illustrated dustjacket. Some light external wear, mainly a bit of rubbing to the corners and spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is also in very good condition with a little more wear and tear, conspicuous edgewear including two inch-long chips atop left front cover corner, pleasantly age-toned rear cover, minor rubbing to extreme edges and chipped spine ends. A clean and sound copy. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


    AUD $25.03

    The Arts and Man by Stites, Raymond S

    McGraw-Hill, New York, 1940. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Fair. preface by author, symbolic borders and colour plates, chart of interdependence of cultural styles, index. Black and white illustrated frontispiece, showing "The Artist and the Critic" by Peter Breughel. The text is illustrated with 27 coloured plates and copious black and white plates, plans, line illustrations, black and white illustrations and designs. Beige coloured cloth covered boards with brown coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with blue coloured background and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. The history of civilisation as seen through man's art, in all its forms. Softening and rubbing to the head into the heel of the backstrip and bumping to the book corners. Dust marks to the top textblock edge and browning to all edges of the textblock edge and to the pages. Gift inscription to the half title page and there are a few foxing spots to the first two and last few pages of the book. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste-down. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the backstrip. There is a 1.25" tear to the top edge of the front dustwrapper panel with associated creasing. Heavy rubbing to the fold over creases and the rear spine garter has a 3 inch split, 1 inch from the lower dustwrapper edge. Heavy trading to the backstrip and browning to the fold over panels. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. [6], VII - XIII, [3], 3-872 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; tapestry. Inventory No: 0114687. . This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia..



    The Tapestry Book by Candee, Helen Churchill

    New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1912. Hardcover. G+ (Ex-art library, with i.d. marks on book block edges and outermost pages, incl. rear pocket; book block edges slightly soiled; pencilled lines in margins that could be erased; only slightly aged overall.). Light siena cloth with color pritned decoration on front cover; 275 pp., 98 BW plates, 4 color plates, one fold-out. Traces origins and designs of tapestries throughout Europe, including Gobelins, Beauvais, Aubusson, Savonnerie, Mortlake, and the Bayeux Tapestry. Includes sample identifying marks and techniques.



    The Tapestry Book by Candee, Helen Churchill

    New York: Tudor Publishing Company, 1925. Hardback, no dust-wrapper. 275pp. 4 colour plates and 99 illustrations in black and white. 1935 reprint. Boards somewhat marked. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. A decent copy. (bs122). Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

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