ART AND CRAFT, SCULPTURE AND PHOTOGRAPHY BOOKS
Books on and about the fine arts.
All these fortunabooks.com prices are in New Zealand dollars, and there is a minimum order required of NZD$20 excluding postage.
Representational art in all it's forms. Painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography.
Decorative pottery, porcelain and furniture. Exhibition catalogues and gallery publications.
For New Zealand art see the New Zealand pages.
AREND Liana Paredes Sevres Porcelain at Hillwood
The collection of Sevres porcelain made by Marjorie Merriweather Post, housed at Hillwood Museum and Gardens, Washington D.C.
Fine softback $20 B/A Hillwood Museum and Gardens 1998. 103 pages. ISBN096549585X [#2327 art and craft antiques ]
ASHBERY John edited by David Bergman Reported Sightings, Art Chronicles 1957-1987
VG VG light wear to DW $15 C/D [ART 12] Knopf 1989 first edition cloth 4to, 417pp + colour plates. Ashbery's best writing on art, covers wide surrealism, nineteenth Century art, abstract, expressionist, architecture, and design. North American art criticism. ISBN 0394573870
AUDUBON & PETERSON R T 50 Audubon Birds of America (poster size plates for framing)
VG covers bent to corners $25 -/C[ART 3] Artabas Crown Publishers nd card covers,104pp, 50 large poster size prints suitable for framing with accompanying text, taken from the original Double Elephant Folio edition, full colour with the text on the reverse of the plate. A collection of classic North American ornithological art. ISBN 0896600092
BARON (Stirling Henry Nahum)
Memoir of this British portrait photographer, who began filming the Ballet.
After the war he concentrated on society and celebrity portraits, and was Court Photographer to the British Royal Family.
film, photography, memoir, tips
VG hardback in Good only dust jacket with tears and sellotape repair on the reverse.
Muller 1957 April second impression, 220pp + plates
The French Drawings at Windsor Castle (The Drawings at Windsor Castle series)
VG sunned spine name to fep $35 C/D [ART 11] Phaidon 1945 first edition cloth near folio size, 168pp with reproductions in B&W only. Gilt titled cover and spine. Renaissance fine art collections of the Royal Family.
DUNAS Jeff Women Captured (erotic photography)
VG VG $30 C/D [ART 15] Melrose 1981 first edition cloth folio, 112pp. Full page and double page colour glamour/ erotic nude photography. ISBN 0394523415
The Erotic Art of Japan
Shunga means images of spring and are erotic colour prints from the Japanese Ukiyo-e school of the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries.
They served as illustrations for love novels, instructive albums for young wives, and even lucky charms for warriors.
This book presents a special collection of rare, unpublished prints, with scholarly descriptions of the images and their meaning.
art, erotica, prints
Fine hardback in Fine dust jacket.
Universe Publishing 1998 first English translation/ edition, 174pp.
GARNER Philippe Glass, 1900 Galle, Tiffany, Lalique
VG- corners rubbed, rear corner light crease $10 B/B Thames & Hudson 1979 soft cover, 8pp+ 41 colour plates with text on reverse. ISBN 0500530254 [#1882 art]
LIPSEY Roger An Art of our own, the spiritual in Twentieth Century Art
VG minor scuff to cover, reading creases to spine $20 C/C [ART 6] Shambhala 1989 softcover, xxiii 518pp B&W reproductions within the text. Surveys the spiritual intentions and achievements of Twentieth Century modernist artist from Cubism to the Postmodernists, includes Kandinsky, Mondrian, Klee, Picasso, Rothko, O'Keeffe. ISBN 0877734968 art history
MELVILLE Robert Ned Kelly 27 paintings by Sidney Nolan .
VG VG- price clipped DW, name to fep with label over it, closed top edge dusty. Rear fep has some minor ink spots. $15 C/CThames and Hudson 1964 first edition cloth. 60pp + 27 plates (colour). [#2055 australian art]
OPPE A P (edited A F Blunt) The Drawings of Paul and Thomas Sandby... at Windsor Castle (The Drawings at Windsor Castle series)
VG sunned spine name to fep $35 C/ask for quote [ART 8] Phaidon 1947 first edition cloth near folio size, 85pp + 156 reproductions in monotone with some tipped in colour plates and a tipped in colour frontis + index. Gilt titled cover and spine. British Regency fine art collections of the Royal Family.
PARKER K T (edited A F Blunt) The Drawings of Antonio Canaletto... at Windsor Castle (The Italian Drawings at Windsor Castle series)
VG sunned spine name to fep $35 C/D [ART 9] Phaidon 1948 first edition cloth near folio size, 63pp +89 reproductions in B&W only + appendix. Gilt titled cover and spine. Italian fine art collections of the Royal Family.
PARKER K T (edited A F Blunt) The Drawings of Holbein... at Windsor Castle (The Drawings at Windsor Castle series)
VG sunned spine name to fep $35 C/D [ART 10] Phaidon 1945 second edition cloth near folio size, 62pp +85 reproductions in B&W only. Gilt titled cover and spine. Renaissance fine art collections of the Royal Family.ISBN
POPE-HENNESSY John (edited A F Blunt) The Drawings of Domenichino... at Windsor Castle (The Drawings at Windsor Castle series)
VG sunned spine name to fep $35 C/D [ART 7] Phaidon 1948 first edition cloth near folio size, 187pp reproductions in B&W only. Gilt titled cover and spine. Italian Renaissance fine art collections of the Royal Family.
SASSOON Adrian Vincennes and Sevres Porcelain
Catalogue of the collections in the J Paul Getty Museum
FINE hardback in FINE dust jacket $50 D/D, J. Paul Getty Museum 1991. 205 pages. ISBN 0892361735 [#2326 art and craft antiques ]
WELCH Stuart Cary Royal Persian Manuscripts
VG $20 B/C [ART 1] Thames and Hudson 1976 softcover 127pp with 48 full colour plates, sixteenth century Persian manuscript miniature illuminated work. ISBN 0500270740
WELCH Stuart Cary Imperial Mughal Painting
VG $20 B/C [ART 2] George Braziller 1978 FIRST EDITION softcover 119pp with full colour plates, sixteenth and seventeenth century Indian Mughal manuscript miniature illuminated work. ISBN 0807608718
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