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...

    £75

  2. [ALMANAC.]

    Le Parnasse des dames.

    Paris, Janet, [1814].

    An attractive copy of Janet’s Parnasse...

    £325

  3. ANDREWS, Mark E.

    The Science and Engineering of Water: An...

    Toronto, A.E. Publications, 2022.

    A lavishly illustrated catalogue, tracing...

    £85

  4. [ANTIQUARIAN]

    Architectural Antiquities from the Sussex Coast.

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

    An interesting and charming antiquarian...

    £950

  5. Aristotle: From Antiquity to the Modern Era.

    Preface by Martin J. Gross. Essays by Benjamin...

    Lewes, D. Giles Ltd for the Martin J....

    Aristotle’s influence towers over western...

    £30

  6. [ARP.]

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

    County Air Raid Precautions Committee,...

    A very rare survival from the Second...

    £300

  7. 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

  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. [BASKERVILLE PRESS.]

    The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration...

    Third and final edition of Baskerville’s...

    £1200

  12. BEISNER, Monika.

    Dante Alighieri: La Commedia in 100 tavole.

    Turin, Attini, 2021.

    Limited edition, one of 500 numbered...

    £60

  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...

    £4500

  17. BIBLIA LATINA.

    A single folio leaf (389 x 281 mm.), containing...

    [Mainz: Printed by Johann Gutenberg &...

    A fine single paper leaf from the first...

    £100000

  18. BLANQUI, Jérôme Adolphe, l’Ainé.

    Histoire de l’économie politique en...

    Paris, Guillaumin, 1837.

    First edition of ‘the first major history...

    £300

  19. BODDAERT, Pieter.

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

    Amsterdam, apud M. Magerum, 1772.

    First and only edition of Boddaert’s...

    £350

  20. [BODONI.] 

    D. Francesco Giacinto Rovero Cavaliere...

    Saluzzo, Giovandomenico Bodoni, [December...

    Very rare survival, apparently unrecorded,...

    £1250