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1 In Celebration of the English Country House: Sale 6830 Sotheby's
New York, New York, U.S.A. Sotheby's 1996 Soft Cover Very Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Sotheby's, New York, 1996. Book is in Very Good+ condition: light corner wear; very light edge wear; binding is tight, and pages are clean and bright. Subtitle on the front cover: "Paintings, Sculpture, Furniture and Decoration. Catalog of an auction held on April 12 and 13, 1996. Catalog includes 579 lots; all are illustrated in color or b/w. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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2 King William the Conqueror: 1027-1087: William I.-King of England and Duke of Normandy Evans, R. B D Wilson - 1ST EDITION INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR
London, U. K. Cheiron Press Limited 1956 First Edition Hard Copy Near Very Good Fair+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed By Author
Cheiron Press Limited, London, 1956. Inscribed by author on verso of front free end page as follows: "to Walter Uhlich with best wishes [signed] RBD Wilson Evans". First edition. Book is in Near Very Good condition: wear along edges of boards; binding is tight, and pages are clean. Dust jacket is in Fair+ condition: chipping and tears along edges; rubbing along folds. Subtitle on title page: "The life story of the Conqueror; a fine life story of Thrills, Heroism, Intrigues, Fighting, Jealousy, Romance, and Colour o one of the World's Greatest Men". 
Price: 19.00 USD
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3 Lanark: A Life in Four Books Gray, Alasdair
Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K. Canongate Publishing 1985 0903937743 / 9780903937740 Limited Edition Hard Copy Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Canongate Publishing, Edinburgh, 1985. Signed by the author in 1985 on front free end page specifying that this is number 195 of 1000 signed copies. Book is in Near Fine condition: light stain on top edge and small smudge on bottom edge; binding is tight and square, and pages are clean and bright. Dust jacket is in Near Fine condition: very slight shelf wear; not price clipped; jacket is covered in brodart plastic cover. This title was originally published by Canongate Pubishing in 1981, and this definitive edition was reprinted in 1985. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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4 Modern Painters, Vol. 8, No. 3 (Autumn 1995) 
London, U. K. Fine Arts Journals 1995 Soft Cover Very Good+ Periodical 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Fine Arts Journals, London, 1995. 114 pages. Quarterly publication. In Very Good+ condition - light general cover wear. Contents are as follows: BIENNALE BLUES by Howard Jacobson (Modern Painters flew to Vennice this summer to put together this special edition of the Magazine, to mark the centennary Biennale); OLD FRIENDS IN VENICE by Craig Raine (Art demands thought, from its guardians as well as its viewers, as Craig Raine demonstrates, visiting the Guggenheim and other changing faces); THE MODERNITY OF BELLINI by Bryan Robertson (From his personal beginnings in modernity, Bryan Robertson takes a perspective on the art of the past which keeps it alive through time and shows up the cultural atrophy of some art of the present); A GRAND TRADITION by Martin Gayford (Martin Gayford looks to Venice for the origins of an expensive painterly tradition, with Titian its greatest exemplar); PSYCHO SHOW by Jed Perl (Jed Perl emerges relatively unscathed from a tangle with the Zeitgeist); BODY COUNTS by Tom Lubbock (Also taking samples from 'Identity and Alterity', Tom Lubbock gets the measure of one of the most intellectually ambitious and the most intellectually diffuse shows ever mounted); AFTERTHOUGHTS OF KOSSOFF IN VENICE by David Sylvester (David Sylvester adds a postscript to his catalogue essay, which was also published in the last issue of Modern Painters); LOOK AT ME by Rosalin Sadler (Representing America at the Biennale, video-maker Bill Viola writes, designs, produces and directs a barnstorming, slow motion, mannerist indulgence Rosalin Sadler looks into his buried secret); THE GLOBAL SELL by David Lister (David Lister referees the salesmanship of Nicholas Serota, for the TGMA, and Thomas Krens, for the Guggenheim, Bilbao); BETRAYED INTO DELIGHT by Michael Dibdin (Michael Dibdin reviews The Stones of Venice); THE SHAPE OF THE STORY by Richard Wollheim (Richard Wollheim considers the essential relationship between the decorative and the poignant in Venetian art); THE OVERTAKING ART OF TRANSGRESSION by Patrick Wright (Just where do the installer's fail? asks Patrick Wright); ART OF THE MOMENT by Matthew Collings (From London, through to Utrecht and New York, to Venice, and back again, Matthew Collings finds that Mondrian shows up the rest); CARRINGTON by Frances Partridge (Frances Partridge compares her own memories with Christopher Hampton's film portrayal of the relationship between Dora Carrington and Lytton Strachey); THE JOHANNESBURG ART GALLERY by Dan Jacobson (As London anticipates Africa95, Dan Jacobson revisits the Johannesburg Art Gallery, whose history reflects the changes in South Africa itself); A DREAM WITHOUT SOUND by Paul Bonaventura (In anticipation of a major exhibition of Vermeer in Washington DC, Paul Bonaventura visited The Iveagh Bequest at Kenwood in north London to discuss Vermeer's late masterpiece, The Guitar Player); TO STRENGHTEN THE TRIBE by Derek Hyatt (1995 is European Year of the Bronze Age. Painter Derek Hyatt asks for a greater awareness of the long tradition) 
Price: 16.50 USD
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5 Representing Revolution: French & British Images, 1789-1804 Mead Art Museum (Amherst College)
Amherst, MA, U. S. A. Mead Art Museum (Amherst College) 1989 0914337130 / 9780914337133 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amherst, MA, 1989. Catalog is in Very Good condition: light edge wear and cover wear; some creasing; wavy. Catalog of an exhibition at Mead Art Museum. Preface by Judith A. Barter. Includes the following essays: "Print Culture in the Age of the French Revolution" by Sura Levine; "Political Imagery of the French Revolution" by Joan B. Landes; and "Toussaint Louverture and the Slave Revolution in the French Colony of Saint-Domingue" by Fritz Daguillard. Includes a chronology. Describes each of the 58 items in the exhibition and contains 48 b/w illustrations. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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6 Selection II: British Watercolors and Drawings from the Museum's Collections Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design
Providence, RI Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design 1972 Soft Cover Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Catalog of an exhibit from the Museum's collections, 4/13/72 - 5/14/72. Includes 119 illustrations from the exhibit, with a commentary on each artist and each work. Book is in Near Fine condition - a two light crease marks on the rear cover; very light wear on top edge. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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7 Square Riggers on Schedule;: The New York Sailing Packets to England, France, and the Cotton Ports Albion, Robert Greenhalgh
Princeton, NJ, U.S.A. Princeton University Press 1938 1st Edition Hard Copy Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Princeton University Press, 1938. 1st Edition. Book is in Very Good condition: spine cocked; wear on spine; binding is tight; and pages are clean. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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8 The Beauty of London: Seventeen of London's Famous Landmarks and Buildings Sketched By Edward Marks Marks, Edward
London, U. K. Ernest J. Day & Company Hard Copy Very Good+ No Jacket as Issued Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Ernest J. Day & Co., London, no date. Book is in Very Good+ condition: corners bumped, boards somewhat dirty, and yellowing of tissue pages that separate the engraved plates; the plates are bright and clean. A stamped star appears in the upper right corner of the front end page, which may be a bookseller's mark. 
Price: 15.50 USD
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9 This Garden England International Minerals & Chemical Corp.
Skokie, IL, U.S.A. International Minerals & Chemical Corp. 1963 Soft Cover Fine Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
International Minerals & Chemical Corp., Skokie, no date (likely, 1963, since this booklet was published in connection with a documentary film by the same name that was released in 1963). Booklet is in Fine condition. Envelope is in Good+ condition: tears on folds. Unpaginated booklet of about 20 pages containing 9 full-page color photos of English gardens. Booklet has white decorative cover and is in a green envelope that says "This Garden England" on it. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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