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Catalogue of Paintings and Drawings from the Studio of Sir William Dobell

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Australia, 1973

Seller ID: 009054


Book in great shape but for cover loose from inner. French flapped card covers. Photograph of Dobell in studio inside covers. Foreword by A. P. Clune & Introduction by James Gleeson. Book firm, clean and unmarked. Catalogue for auction sale held at the Sydney Opera House 19 November 1973. Illustrates 126 lots. View more info

Provincial Art: Central Italy

By: Alfonso Vittorio Giardini and Elena Baggio (ed)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Italy, Italian State Tourist Office: 1956

Seller ID: 009043


109 p. + 8 color plates; 12 b/w plates in text printed in gravure; additional color plate on cover. Guide to art in cathedrals, churches, town halls, public spaces, palaces, gardens, ruins, museums and other locations in Italy's central provinces, organized by province, with index of artists and where their works can be found. Presentation plate facing title p. View more info

The Art of Photographic Lighting

By: Busselle, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 1993

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 010412


This guide ispacked with professional advice on using natural & artificial light for all kinds of shots, from landscape to studio. Discusses creative approaches to subjects & themes; cameras, film, & flashes; The effective use of light lies at the heart of all photography, but its fickle and elusive quality poses many challenges. Michael Busselle draws on his professional experience to advise on overcoming these problems, and reveals ways of "capturing" light to ... View more info

Birds & Green Place. A Book Of Australian Nature Gossip.

By: CHISHOLM, Alec H

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1929

Seller ID: 009066


Book rated s "good" due to foxing which gives the pages more of a patina that measles, it looks distinguished rather than riddled. Tree embossed on front cover. Gilt lettering on spine. 224pp with numerous illus (epia photos), about 15 chapters, index & scientific names, sewn-in binding in great order. View more info

Wildflowers of New South Wales

By: Clyne, Densey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Rigby: 1973

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 009240


Densey Clyne (born 4 December 1922)[1] is an Australian naturalist, photographer and writer, especially well-known for her studies of spiders and insects. She was born in Risca, Wales, United Kingdom, and moved to Australia in 1936.During WW2 after a year in the Land Army Densey served as a commissioned officer in the Australian Women's Army Service. Densey (née Dorothy Denise Bell) ) married Peter Clyne (now deceased) in 1950. She lives in Wauchope, New South Wales. Wi... View more info

Old Colonial Buildings of Australia

By: Dupain, Max

Price: $33.00

Seller ID: 009347


1.2 kgs, 176 clean well bound pp, Interesting book on the more Georgian type of old buildings in Australia. In illust. dustjacket. Profusely illust. with frontisp., b/w and col. photographic plates of which most full-page and some double-page and illust. endpapers.1st edition. Intro by JM Freeland View more info

Georgia O'Keeffe (Library of American Art)

By: ELdredge, Charles C

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Harry N. Abrams: 1991

Seller ID: 009459


content - In his opening chapter, Charles C Eldredge, professor of art at the University of Kansas, writes at length about the indomitable Georgia O'Keeffe and in the succeeding chapters to as he looks at various aspects of her work under the headings: Abstraction, Lake Georgia, Fruit and Leaf, Flower, City, Desert, Bone and Sky. In doing so he encompasses O'Keeffe's complete oeuvre. He concludes his study with a chronology and a selected bibliography. The book is illus... View more info

The Cow Book

By: Gallant, Marc

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Sydney, Collins: 1983

Seller ID: 009603


Presents a cow's eye view of the history of civilization. Illustrated with paintings by artists from around the world. full col illustrations on every other page and text embedded in coloured pages. After almost 8,000 years of selfless bovine service, the cow finally gets the homage and celebration she deserves. 25 full col specially commissioned paintings by well-known artists and illustrators. A visual feast and very whimsical text. 53pp plus acknowledgements, all in ... View more info

The Life and Works of Rennie Mackintosh

By: Harris, Nathaniel

Price: $21.00

Publisher: UK, Parragon: 1996

Seller ID: 009038


79 pages. - Charles Rennie Mackintosh was one of Scotland's most creative figures, internationally renowed at the turn of the century as a pioneering architect and designer. Glasgow School of Art was his masterpiece, but he also designed and created houses and tea rooms, furniture, interiors, stained glass, textile designs and lovely watercolours. This stunning collection of color photographs, with revealing text by Harris, shows every facet of Mackintosh's career. View more info

Great Auto Races

By: Helck, Peter

Price: $80.00

Publisher: NY, Harry N. Abrams: 1975

Seller ID: 011930


Peter Helck (1893-1988) was an American illustrator who specialized in depicting racecars. He estimated that he had produced more than 600 sketches, drawings and paintings during his career. Helck developed an early interest in automobiles, and as a boy caught rides with the race car driver who tested Simplex cars. In the mid 1940s he was commissioned by Esquire magazine for eight paintings depicting early motor racing. Helck was one of the founding faculty for the Famou... View more info

Black and white photography : a basic Manual

By: Horenstein, Henry

Price: $24.00

Publisher: USA, Little Brown & Company: 1983

Seller ID: 010213


229 clean white well bound pp, previous owner name clipped, plastic cover, BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY is a comprehensive instructional book that covers every element of photography. Henry Horenstein's books have been widely used at leading universities, including Parsons School of Design, Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and MIT as well as in continuing education programs. Horenstein is a professor at the Rhode Island School of Design review >>>> . . is a very rich, well-org... View more info

The Refining Fire

By: Mendham, Dawn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Albatross Books, Australia: 1987

Seller ID: 009428


160pp 700g+ "The work of 16 Australian artists - painters, sculptors and stained-glass artists. The plates reveal the high quality of their art. The text reveals the role of perseverance, dedication and faith in the creative task. ...a rich tapestry spun from the artist' lives and work" Includes artists Margaret Ackland Robert Baines Rick Ball Irene Barberis Warren Breninger Leigh and Peter Campbell Dieter Engler Barbara Grosman John Hopkins Ashleigh Manley Idri... View more info

The Refining Fire

By: Mendham, Dawn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Albatross Books, Australia: 1987

Seller ID: 010229


160pp 700g+ "The work of 16 Australian artists - painters, sculptors and stained-glass artists. The plates reveal the high quality of their art. The text reveals the role of perseverance, dedication and faith in the creative task. ...a rich tapestry spun from the artist' lives and work" Includes artists Margaret Ackland Robert Baines Rick Ball Irene Barberis Warren Breninger Leigh and Peter Campbell Dieter Engler Barbara Grosman John Hopkins Ashleigh Manley Idri... View more info

Clementina Lady Hawarden

By: Ovenden, Graham

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Academy Editions, London: 1974

Seller ID: 009472


A nice selection of period photographs by an accomplished designer/photographer of tableaux. Lady Clementina Hawarden was a well-regarded portrait photographer of the 1860s. Lewis Carroll praised and collected her pictures, which predated even the work of her better-known contemporary Julia Margaret Cameron, and art historians contend that her photographs influenced Whistler's portrait paintings. In 1859, Hawarden took up her camera. In Ireland, and later in London, she... View more info

An Artist's Lesvos

By: Rivett, Collinridge

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Australia, Parramatta & Hills Publishing Co: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 009076


Signed, dedicated, dated by author 1982, this book details the life of the bohemian art community in the Aegean isles, 96pp, numerous illust, bw photos, extracts from brochures, catalogues, sketchbooks, maps & so forth. View more info