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[Charles Heath]:
Heath's Gallery of British Engravings. Volume I.

London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman, 1836. First edition. Unpaginated*. The engraved title page is followed by the collection of engravings, each with a blank guard leaf and followed by a page with descriptive text. In some cases the described engravings are absent, apparently never bound in. Here there are 59 engravings, each with its descriptive text, but also the descriptions of 13 engravings which are not present. Includes engravings by J.M.W.Turner, Lawrence, and many by Stanfield, Stephanoff, and others. Contents very clean, one plate having a small tide mark. All edges gilt, in a recent binding of russet cloth, spine titled gilt on a black label. [*the text pages are numbered, but not usefully, with several pages sharing the same number.] VG+.

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[Charles Heath]:
Heath's Gallery of British Engravings. Volume III.

London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman, 1837. First edition. Unpaginated*. The engraved title page is followed by the collection of engravings, each with a blank guard leaf and followed by a page with descriptive text. In some cases the described engravings are absent, apparently never bound in. Here there are 65 engravings, each (except for the last 5) with its descriptive text, but also the descriptions of 5 engravings which are not present. Includes engravings by J.M.W.Turner, Lawrence, John Martin, and many by Boxall, Cattermole, and others. Contents generally clean, a few plates with foxing spots. All edges gilt, in a recent binding of russet cloth, spine titled gilt on a black label. [*the text pages are numbered, but not usefully, with several pages sharing the same number.] VG+.

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Adolph von Menzel: mit Text von Ernst Kiesling:
Adolph von Menzel's Illustrationen zu Kugler, Geschichte Friedrich der Grossen.

Leipzig: Hermann Mendelssohn, 1906. First edition thus. [iv], 52, followed by the 372 illustrations, sometimes several to a page, printed recto, followed by a further 16 in the appendix. Contents clean and unmarked, with the original patterned endpapers. Large quarto, in the original pictorial binding of buff cloth, slightly soiled, spine dulled. Very good firm copy. Very Good.
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Wilhelm Kelber: authorised translation by M.L. Mitchell:
The Picture of Christ as evidence of Religious Development.

London: The Christian Community Bookshop, 1937. First edition. 27, [i], followed by the 39 monochrome plates, printed recto. Book printed on coated stock. Some foxing to the first plate and to the list facing it, as well as to the blank leaves at the back of the book: one or two other pages have a single spot. Contents otherwise clean. 253x184mm, in the original gilt paper-covered boards, printed in red. Somewhat darkened, but firm and unmarked, upper corners knocked, slight fraying to spine ends. Good copy. Good.

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Anna Forlana Tempesti, scelte e annotate da:
Stefano della Bella: Incisione.

Firenze: La Nuova Italia, 1972. First edition. [ii], 13, [i], followed by 107 plates, (mostly full page, and several folding), followed by [46p] Elenco delle Tavole, and [ii] Bibliografia Sommaria. Italian text. Contents as new, with some pale foxing to the closed top edge. Very large book, 44 x 32 cms, in the original binding of fine sea-green cloth, with the artist's monogram in white on the front, and the spine titled in white: firm and clean with very slight compression to some extremities. In the pictorial dust jacket, plain to the spine and lower panel, top edge slightly knocked, 1cm closed tear to bottom edge. Near Fine in very good dust-jacket.
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Georges Pillement: avec Préface par André Watteau:
Les Pré-Impressionistes.

Zoug (Suisse): les Clefs du Temps, 1974. First edition. 382pp, illustrated in colour and black and white. Contents clean and unmarked, but for a soil mark to the initial blank leaf, and which has transferred slightly to the front free endpaper, which also has some soiling at the hinge. Large square quarto, 294x265mm, in the original binding of undressed grey hessian titled in brown, bright, firm, and clean, with very slight fading to bottom edge: in the protected pictorial dust jacket, edges slightly knocked, with a few very small closed tears, head of spine scuffed. Very nice copy. VG+ in very good dust-jacket.
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Kosta Boyadjievski:
Le Trésor Artistique De La Macédoine. [French Language Edition] (The artistic treasure of Macedonia).

Skopje: Makedonska kniga, 1984. First edition. 322pp, richly illustrated, mostly in colour. Includes architecture and crafts and much religious art - mosaics, icons and manuscripts. Glossy production: contents pristine. Large quarto, in glazed blue faux leather titled in gilt, very bright, one corner slightly knocked. In the protected pictorial dust jacket: very bright and fresh: a few tiny scuffs to edges, otherwise as new. Beautiful copy of a scarce book. Near Fine in near fine dust-jacket.
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Douglas W. Druick, Fred Leeman, MaryAnne Stevens, et al:
Odilon Redon 1840-1916.

London: The Royal Academy of Arts with Thames and Hudson, (and Art Institute of Chicago, and Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam) 1994. First UK edition. 464pp, with hundreds of magnificent plates, mostly in colour. Contents fresh and unmarked. Bookshop barcode sticker on pastedown under front flap. Large quarto, in the original rich golden-yellow cloth, with publisher's insignia and titling in red, in immaculate condition. The pictorial dustjacket is bright and clean and fresh, with a slight knock to the head of the spine. Some faint marks caused by normal handling as jacket surface is pressure-sensitive. Fine in near fine dust-jacket.
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Im Lichte Caspar David Friedrichs: Fruhe Freilichtmalerei in Danemark und Norddeutschland. [German language edition of the catalogue for the exhibition titled Baltic Light or Lumiere du Nord when shown in Canada]

Hamburger Kunsthalle, 2000. xii, 220pp, illustrated in colour. Contents clean and fresh and unmarked. Large quarto softcover, with faint crease to spine. Near Fine.
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