Art & Architecture

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Art & Architecture encompasses a broad sweep of material, from early works concerning architecture and architectural history, and books and manuscripts on the fine arts and aesthetics, antiquities and archaeology, to pattern and design books, and private press books and fine bindings. The department also handles original artwork, artistic archives, posters, and propaganda material.

  1. ATABEY, Sefik E. – Leonora NAVARI.

    The Ottoman World. The Sefik E. Atabey...

    London: Bernard J. Shapero, 1998.

    First and only edition, limited to 750...

    £600

  2. BERGIER, Nicolas.

    Le dessein de l’histoire de Reims, avec...

    Reims, chez Nicholas Constant, 1635

    First edition of the earliest printed history...

    £950

  3. BRACCI, Augusto.

    Memorie degli antichi Incisori che scolpirono...

    Florence, Gaetano Cambiagi, 1784-86

    First edition and an imposing set of this...

    £2500

  4. CAPPONI, Alessandro Gregorio, Marchese.

    Catalogo della Libreria Capponi o sia de’...

    Rome, Bernabò & Lazzarini, 1747

    First and only edition of the catalogue...

    £900

  5. CECI, Carlo.

    Piccoli Bronzi del Real Museo Borbonico...

    Naples, stamperia di Salvatore Piscopo, 1858.

    Second edition (with three extra plates)...

    £650

  6. CHANDLER, Richard.

    Travels in Greece: or an Account of a Tour...

    Oxford: ‘Printed at The Clarendon Press...

    First edition. The classical scholar, traveller,...

    £2500

  7. COLT HOARE, Sir Richard.

    The Ancient History of South Wiltshire.

    London, published by William Miller, printed...

    First edition of a work which was an important...

    £1250

  8. COSTA, Margherita.

    Istoria del viaggio d’Alemagna del serenissimo...

    Venice, [1630].

    First and only edition of a rare account...

    £3750

  9. DELGADO-GOMEZ, Angel.

    Spanish Historical Writing about the New...

    Providence, RI: The Stinehour Press for...

    First edition. A catalogue published...

    £30

  10. [DICKENS, Charles.]

    Catalogue of the Beautiful Collection of...

    [1870].

    Original edition. So great was the interest...

    £1000

  11. DORDOGNE.

    A collection of photographs of caves in...

    [France, c. 1900].

    A collection of photographs of the Paleolithic...

    £150

  12. FOUNTAINE, Andrew.

    Catalogue of the celebrated Fountaine collection...

    [London], 1884

    First day only of the Majolica sale of...

    £25

  13. GERVASIO, Agostino.

    Intorno alla iscrizione puteolana de’...

    Naples, Stamperia Reale, 1851.

    First edition. Gervasio attempts a new...

    £150

  14. [HAZARD, James].

    Catalogue raisonné de l’excellent et...

    Brussels, chez Jos. Ermens, 1789

    A rare sale catalogue of the important...

    £2000

  15. KENNEDY, James.

    A New Description of the Pictures, Statues,...

    Salisbury: Printed by Benjamin Collins......

    First edition of Kennedy’s guide book...

    £600

  16. [LIBRARIANSHIP].

    An Ordinance by the Lords and Commons assembled...

    London, Printed for Edw. Husbands, 1643.

    First edition, an important document for...

    £3000

  17. MICHETTI, Charles.

    Catalogue des estampes des plus grands...

    Vienna, 1790.

    First edition. Description of the cabinet...

    £350

  18. (NAPLES) GELAS, S. .

    Catalogue des statues en bronze exposées...

    Naples, 1820

    Uncommon pocket guide to the antique bronzes...

    £150

  19. NIBBY, Antonio.

    Della via Portuense e dell’ antica città...

    Rome, 1827

    First edition. Lacks the plate volume.

    £75

  20. PAUSANIAS.

    [Title in Greek.] Graeciae descriptio accurata......

    Leipzig, 1696.

    Brunet IV 455; Graesse V 177.

    £300