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A VISION OF EDEN, The Life and Work of Marianne North

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: United Kiingdom, Webb & Bower (Publishers) Limited: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001239


Marianne North's biography of her world travels beginning in 1871. Many of her botanical paintings are reproduced in this book. A remarkable Victorian pioneer. View more info

John Perceval

By: Allen, Traudi

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 008711


Attractively illustrated book which describes why John Perceval has earned a place in the front rank of Australia's leading painters. This book on Perceval's painting, surveys his career from the early years to the present and traces diverse influences on his work. Traudi Allen places Perceval's work in the context of its time. She explores the significance of the artist's friendship with Arthur Boyd, Sidney Nolan, Clifton Pugh, Fred Williams and others, and his marriage... View more info

Ken Marschall's Art of Titanic

By: Archbold, Rick

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 1998

Seller ID: 010964


1.6 kilos of Titanic-abilia, 160 crisp white oblong pp (30w X 28h), a first class cabin full of illustration & photos. The story of the Titanic has mesmerized the world & Ken Marschall has shown the world what the Titanic looked like. His breathtakingly accurate paintings of the legendary liner -- both in its majestic glory about to set sail on its maiden voyage and the haunting images of a ship in ruins -- have won accolades from fans around the world.Ken Marschall's Ar... View more info

INDIAN DIARY 1952-1953

By: Ardizzone Edward

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Thd Bodley Head, London: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011944


In 1952 Edward Ardizzone was invited by UNESCO to go to India to take part in their Seminar for the Procduction of Audio-Visual Aids for Fundamental Education. He was a member of a four man team that spent three months in Delhi and three in Bombay from early November 1952 to the end of May 1953. Edward Ardizzone kept a diary of his visit, the written entries fully and freely augmented by sketches in pencil and ink and occasionally water colour and pastel. While in Ind... View more info

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CLASSIC RAF BATTLES FROM WORLD WAR ONE TO THE PRESENT

By: Armitage, Michael (Editor)

Price: $46.00

Publisher: UK, Arms and Armour Press: 1995

Seller ID: 011434


This book chronicles the combat exploits of the RAF from World War I up to the Gulf War. Almost 40 different events are covered with an appropriate painting used to illustrate to illustrate each one. The introduction is by Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael Armitage. This is followed by a brief biography of each of the contributing artists and authors. The artists include David Shepherd, Michael Turner, Frank Wooton, Jim Mitchell, Mark Postlethwaite, Tiro Vorster, Gordon Cros... View more info

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Classic RAF Battles from World War One to the Present

By: Armitage, Michael (Editor)

Price: $46.00

Publisher: UK, Arms and Armour Press: 1995

Seller ID: 011494


This book chronicles the combat exploits of the RAF from World War I up to the Gulf War. Almost 40 different events are covered with an appropriate painting used to illustrate to illustrate each one. The introduction is by Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael Armitage. This is followed by a brief biography of each of the contributing artists and authors. The artists include David Shepherd, Michael Turner, Frank Wooton, Jim Mitchell, Mark Postlethwaite, Tiro Vorster, Gordon Cros... View more info

SIMONE DE BEAUVOIR A Biography

By: Bair Deirdre

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Vintage, London: 1991

Seller ID: 011949


A difinitive iography of one of the most influential figures of the twentieth century. During the last six years of her life, the philosopher, feminist, novelist and author of the landmark work, the Second sex, gave Deirdre Bair her unqualified co operation and time. In interviews she provided new insights and material that are central to understanding her life and work. View more info

THE UPSIDE-DOWN PUDDING; A Small Book of Christmas Feasts

By: Bannerman Colin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: National Library of Australia, Canberra: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002401


Follows the progress of the Australian Christmas Pudding. Includes its history, recipes, colour and b/w plates and anecdotes. View more info

SELF PORTRAIT WITH FRIENDS The Selected Diaries of Cecil Beaton

By: Beaton Cecil

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Pimlico, London: 1991

Seller ID: 007862


Includes b/w photographs and a comprehensive index. View more info

WIDE DOMAIN Western Australian Themes & Images

By: Bennett Bruce and Grono William

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus and Robertson: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007804


Very good condition, name in front. A well researched and presented collection of pieces by more than one hundred writers from such diverse talents as William Dampier, Ernest Giles, Xavier Herbert, Delanor Smith and Russell Drysdale. Includes b/w photographs and drawings. View more info

HANS HOLBEIN, The Younger

By: Bertram Anthony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Studio Publications, London: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005905


Includes a biography, Notes to the Illustrations, Chronological Biographical Notes and many b/w plates of Holbein's work. 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

Elizabeth Butler Battle Artist

By: Butler, Elizabeth

Price: $37.00

Publisher: UK, Fisher Press: 1993

Seller ID: 010746


Both Elizabeth's parents were interested in art and at an early age she was encouraged to paint and draw. At first Elizabeth concentrated on painting portraits and landscapes but after visiting France, where she saw paintings inspired by the Franco-Prussian War, she began to paint military subjects. In 1874 submitted a painting entitled the Roll Call to the Royal Academy in London - it was so popular it was taken on tour. In later conflicts Britons sought more encouragin... View more info

The Oxford Dictionary of Art

By: Chilvers I, Osborne H, Farr D

Price: $20.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1988

Seller ID: 008605


548pp - "the best & most inclusive single volume (of art) available, invariably useful & well written" 3000 entries from 5th cent BC to present. Book pages sewn-in & is in almost perfect order bar a small cover creased corner. View more info

THE OTHER HALF, A SELF PORTRAIT

By: Clark Kenneth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: John Murray Publishers: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003107


Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean, unmarked yellow boards. Unclipped dustjacket. "An enlightening record of a full and varied life beginning with the hazardous evacuation of the National Gallery pictures". View more info

In And Around The Rocks

By: Coleman, J

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Sydney, View Productions: 2001

Seller ID: 008051


103 wonderful pp with photos, sketches & watercolours of this heritage area of Sydney. dj & book in great condition. View more info

The Sweeter Side of R Crumb

By: Crumb, Robert

Price: $32.00

Publisher: MQ: 2006

Seller ID: 010533


The Sweeter Side of R Crumb is just that. Away with his 'reputation', this book illuminates a side that few see. The pages are filled with diverse images from musical legends to landscapes, to self portraits. The beauty of the images lies not in their execution necessarily, but rather the stories behind them. Some commentary describes the significance of the art, while other images do not need any editorial, letting the art or the dialogue carry it. review >>> A wonderfu... View more info

THE COLLECTION OF WILLIAM AND LUCY MORA

By: Deutscher and Hackett

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Deutscher and Hackett: 2010

Seller ID: 008470


Excellent condition, catalogue of auction of indigineous art from the collection of William and Lucy Mora. Catalogue includes colour photograph of each piece, detailed discription, provenance and estimated value. View more info

ABORIGINAL AND OCEANIC ART AUCTION

By: Deutscher and Hackett

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Deutscher and Hackett Melbourne: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008471


Very good condition. Catalogue from deutscher and hackett Auction of Aboriginal and oceanic art dated Melbourne 24th March 2010. Colour photographs of each of the 279 pieces auctioned including detailed description, including provenance and estimated value. 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