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CAMPBELL, R.J. & CARLSON, V.: Visions of Antiquity Neoclassical Figure Drawings. Numerous illus., some in colour, bibliography, index; 116 items; 352pp. folio orig. cloth, 1st edit., Los Angles County Museum and Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1993. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW16755] £20

CASSELL & CO. MAGAZINE OF ART. The Magazine of Art. 1899. 35 (of 36) plates, some colour, and numerous other illus., many full-page, some in colour; viii+576pp; a few plates loosened, apparently lacking a plate of an etching of Edinburgh by Laing. folio orig. brown cloth, a.e.g., wear on extremities, 1st edit., Cassell & Co, 1899. William Moorcroft's copy with his bookplate. [ Ref: RGW14908] £50
*William Moorcroft (1872-1945), Potter, was born in Burslem. Having studied at the South Kensington School of Art, he returned to the Potteries and worked as a designer for James McIntyre & Co. In 1913 he left to set up his own pottery, which continues to this day. Contains William Moorcroft's distinctive sepia printed bookplate, the design of which is inspired by illuminated initials from medieval manuscripts.

CHAMOT, M., FARR, D. & BUTLIN, M.: Tate Gallery Catalogue. The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture. 2 vols. Over 110 illus., 36 in colour; 811pp. orig. cloth, Tate Gallery, 1964-65. In worn d.w. [ Ref: RGW16705] £25

CHATELET, A.: Early Dutch Painting. Painting in the Northern Netherlands in the Fifteenth Century. 250 illus., 42 in colour, catalogue, index; xxi+264pp. Large 4to orig. cloth, Lausanne, Montreux Publications, 1988. In torn d.w. [ Ref: RGW18588] £15

CHRISTIE'S. Bute Collection of Sporting Pictures. 27 May 1999. Colour illus.; 56 lots. folio orig. wrappers, 1999. [ Ref: RGW16762] £8

CINEMA. HUGHES, CAROL (Ed.) That Certain Age. Hollywood. 1930's 1940s. No.21. Typed copy, photographic illus. of film stars. A5 orig. pictorial wrappers, Glasgow, August 1983. [ Ref: RGW15612] £8
*A scarce magazine on American films of this era.

CLARK, K.: Leonardo da Vinci. Introduced by Martin Kemp. 173 colour plates, index; 264pp. folio orig. cloth-backed pictorial boards, spine gilt, First Folio Society edition, 2005. Fine copy in slipcase (some wear on edges). [ Ref: RGW14340] £10

CLARK, K.: Civilsation A Personal View. 280 colour and black and white illus., index; 276pp. folio orig. blue cloth gilt, Folio Society, 1999. Fine copy in slipcase. [ Ref: RGW15364] £10

CLARKE, M.: The Tempting Prospect. A Social History of English Watercolours. Numerous illus., some colour; 160pp. orig. cloth, 1981. In d.w. [ Ref: RGW2080] £20

SIR GEORGE CLAUSEN, R.A. [1852-1944] British Artist AUTOGRAPH LETTER Signed, to William Telbin Junior, 2pp, 61 Carlton Hill, 6 Feb 1916, asking him to send signed form back to the Academy and to correct mistaken date, 1914 for 1814 'you are not so old as all that!' 1916 [ Ref: RGW17968] £50
*Sir George Clausen was appointed Professor of Painting at the Royal Academy in 1904. William Lewis Telbin Junior ([846-1931] was a theatrical scene painter.

CLAY, JEAN: Romanticism. 538 colour illus., index; 320pp. Large 4to orig. cloth, 1st English edit., Phaidon Press, 1981. In d.w. [ Ref: RGW17698] £15

COCKETT, F.B.: Peter Monamy 1681-1749 and His Circle. 58 colour plates and 35 black and white illus., index; 119pp. 4to orig. cloth, 1st edit., 2000. In d.w. [ Ref: RGW7171] £10

COLLECTION L'AGE D'OR. No. 2. DE CHIRICO, GIORGIO: Une Aventure de M. Dudron. 50pp. orig. paper wrappers, with design by Mario Prassinos on front cover, some wear on spine, mark on front cover, uncut, 1st edit., Paris, Fontaine, 1945. One of 500 numbered copies on Velin Satine. [ Ref: RGW17468] £50
*Giorgio de Chirico [1888-1978] was a Greek-born Italian artist, who influenced the Surrealists, with whom he parted in an acrimonious dispute.

COLLECTION L'AGE D'OR. No.11. ARP, HANS: Le Blanc aux Pieds de Negre. 42pp; faint crease to bottom corner of leaves. orig. paper wrappers, with design by Mario Prassinos on front cover, some wear on spine, mark on back cover, uncut, 1st edit., Paris, Fontaine, 1945. One of 400 numbered copies on Velin Blanc. [ Ref: RGW17467] £40
*Jean or Hans Arp [1886-1966] was a founding member of the Dadaist movement in Zurich in 1916.

COLOURS. "Specification of the patent granted to John Thomas Barry of Plough-Court; Lomard Street, London, Chemist & Druggist; for the improved apparatus for Distillation, Evaporation and Exsiccation, and for the Preparation of Colours. Dated May 24 1819" Engraved plate. 8vo disbound, extracted from Repertory of Arts, Manufactures, and Agriculture, April 1821, pp. 257-266. [ Ref: RGW311] £10

[CONSTABLE] VENNING, B.: Constable. Colour plates ; 144pp, 4to orig. cloth, Studio Editions, The Master Painters, 1993. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14456] £8

[THOMAS SIDNEY COOPER] WESTWOOD, KENNETH J.: Thomas Sidney Cooper. His Life and Work. 2 vols. Over 650 colour illus., catalogues of pictures, portraits, lithographs and prints, appendices; 1,000pp. 4to orig. blue cloth, 1st edit., David Leathers Publishing, 2011. New set in dustwrappers contained in matching cloth slipcase [ Ref: RGW317] £195

THOMAS CRESWICK, R.A. [1811-1869] Artist. AUTOGRAPH LETTER Signed, to Thomas Cubitt, 1p, Linden Grove, Bayswater, 30 July 1855, asking where to send his picture as the Royal Academy exhibition closes on Saturday, removed from album, glue stains. [ Ref: RGW8591] £35
*Thomas Cubitt [1788-1855] was a builder who guaranteed money for the Great Exhibition of 1851.

[JOSHUA CRISTALL]. TAYLOR, B.: Joshua Cristall. Exhibition Catalogue. 2 colour plates, numerous other illus.; 300 items; 126pp. orig. wrappers, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1975. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW2221] £10

CROWN, P.: Drawings by E.F. Burney in the Huntingdon Collection. Black and white illus., catalogue; 195 items; viii+80pp. oblong 8vo orig. pictorial wrappers, San Marino, 1969. [ Ref: RGW15359] £10

CRUGER, G. (Ed.). VIRGINIA MUSEUM.: Art Nouveau. Loan Exhibition at the Virginia Museum. Nov-Dec 1971. Colour and black and white illus.; 220 items; 39pp text. folio (305 x 190mm) orig. pictorial wrappers, Richmond, 1971. [ Ref: RGW12691] £10

[MONTAGUE DAWSON] RAMSEY, L.G.G.: Montague Dawson. R.S.M.A., F.R.S.A. 36 plates of colour and black and white illus., catalogue of paintings, appendices; 56pp. folio orig. blue cloth gilt, some wear, damp-staining to two corners on covers, !st edit., Leigh-on-Sea, F. Lewis, 1967. One of only 600 copies, SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Contents clean. [ Ref: RGW18960] £25

DE BRUYN, G.: Contemporary Architecture in Germany. 1970-1996 50 Buildings. Photographic illus., plans; 135pp. orig. cloth, Birkhuser Verlag, 1997. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW15071] £8

[EDGAR DEGAS] GRIFFITHS, A. & KITAJ, R.B.: Degas Monotypes. Hayward Gallery May-July 1985. Exhibition Catalogue. 26 items, all illustrated; 68pp. orig. wrappers, Arts Council, 1985. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16781] £10

DOWDESWELL, J. & LANE, H.: The Antarctic Paintings of Edward Seago. 30 paintings in colour; 98pp. 25cm x 35cm orig. laminated pictorial boards, 1st edit., 2006. Fine copy. [ Ref: RGW16302] £38
*This volume of Edward Seago's dramatic paintings of Antarctica, accomplished during the voyage of 'HMY Britannia' in 1956-57, includes a selection of works from the private collection of H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh. A brief biography, an account of the voyage and a description of the landscape of Antarctica by a series of modern photographs.

DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY. WATERFIELD, G. Rich Summer of Art: A Regency Picture Collection Seen Through Victorian Eyes. Black and white illus.; 48pp. orig. wrappers, Dulwich Picture Gallery, 1988. [ Ref: RGW16695] £10


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