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. ALAI, Beatrice.

    Le miniature Italiane del Kupferstichkabinett...

    Florence, Edizioni Polistampa, 2019.

    From the presentation leaf: ‘Bernard...

    £67

  2. [ALMANAC.]

    Le Parnasse des dames.

    Paris, Janet, [1814].

    An attractive copy of Janet’s Parnasse...

    £325

  3. [ANTIQUARIAN]

    Architectural Antiquities from the Sussex Coast.

    [Sussex], July 21st – 10th August 1837.

    An interesting and charming antiquarian...

    £950

  4. [ARP.]

    County of the Isle of Ely, Public Air Raid...

    County Air Raid Precautions Committee,...

    A very rare survival from the Second...

    £300

  5. 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

  6. [BARCELONA]

    Devotos obsequiosos cultos y leales, festivas...

    [Barcelona, Rafael Figuero, c. 1702].

    First and only edition of this scarce volume...

    £1250

  7. BARKER, David and Mary GINSBERG.

    Lu Xun’s Legacy. Printmaking in Modern...

    London, 2020. 

    A catalogue produced to accompany a travelling...

    £20

  8. BARKER, Nicolas.

    Bibliotheca Lindesiana. The Lives and Collections...

    The Roxburghe Club, 1977.

    The Bibliotheca Lindesiana was perhaps...

    £50

  9. BARKER, Nicolas, and David QUENTIN.

    The Library of Thomas Tresham and Thomas...

    The Roxburghe Club, 2006.

    Sir Thomas Tresham (1543–1605) remains...

    £95

  10. BARKER, Nicolas, ed.

    The Pirie Library. A Short-Title Catalogue...

    London, Bernard Quaritch Ltd, 2019.

    The library of Robert S Pirie, ‘one of...

    £25

  11. BARTOLI, Pietro Santi.

    Admiranda Romanarum antiquitatum ac veteris...

    Rome, sumptibus ac typis edita a Joanne...

    Revised edition (first c. 1685, with...

    £2500

  12. [BASKERVILLE PRESS.]

    The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration...

    Third and final edition of Baskerville’s...

    £1200

  13. BELLONI, Girolami, Marchese.

    Del Commercio dissertazione.

    Rome, Niccolo and Marco Pagliarini, 1757.

    Second edition to be authorized by Belloni,...

    £300

  14. [BENDISCIOLI, Faustino.]

    Quadro ossia saggio epilogato del Sistema...

    Milan, Stamperia [dei Patrioti d’Italia]...

    An impassioned tract attacking the claims...

    £200

  15. [BERLIN.]

    Verzeichnis der Werke lebender Künstler...

    Berlin, Hofbuchdruckerei, 1860.

    Exhibition catalogue of contemporary artists.

    £45

  16. [BIBLE.]

    La Bible, qui est toute la Sainte Escriture...

    London, R. Everingham for R. Bentley and...

    First complete edition of the Bible...

    £5750

  17. BLANQUI, Jérôme Adolphe, l’Ainé.

    Histoire de l’économie politique en...

    Paris, Guillaumin, 1837.

    First edition of ‘the first major history...

    £300

  18. BOCHIUS, Joannes.

    Historica narratio profectionis et inaugurationis...

    Antwerp, Plantin for Jan Moretus, 1602.

    First and only edition of the most splendid...

    £6750

  19. BODDAERT, Pieter.

    Epistola ad … Hier. Dav. Gaubium …...

    Amsterdam, apud M. Magerum, 1772.

    First and only edition of Boddaert’s...

    £350

  20. BOLZANI, A. M.

    Wegweiser zum Seidenbau für Nord-Deutschland...

    Berlin, Vereinsbuchhandlung, 1831.

    First edition. Bolzani, originally from...

    £275