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. [ANTIQUARIAN]

    Architectural Antiquities from the Sussex Coast.

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

    An interesting and charming antiquarian...

    £950

  2. [ANTONELLI, Leonardo.]

    Memorie istoriche delle sacre teste de’...

    Rome, nella Stamperia della S.C. di Propaganda...

    First edition of a description of the relics...

    £525

  3. [ARP]

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

    County Air Raid Precautions Committee,...

    A very rare survival from the Second World...

    £300

  4. 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

  5. AUVERMANN, Detlev, and Anthony PAYNE.

    The Society of Jesus 1548–1773.

    [London], Quaritch, 2006.

    This is a catalogue of books by Jesuit...

    £50

  6. [BARCELONA]

    Devotos obsequiosos cultos y leales, festivas...

    [Barcelona, Rafael Figuero, c. 1702].

    First and only edition of this scarce volume...

    £2500

  7. BARKER, Nicolas.

    Bibliotheca Lindesiana. The Lives and Collections...

    The Roxburghe Club, 1977.

    The Bibliotheca Lindesiana was perhaps...

    £50

  8. BARKER, Nicolas, and David QUENTIN.

    The Library of Thomas Tresham and Thomas...

    The Roxburghe Club, 2006.

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

    £95

  9. BARRY, James.

    An Inquiry into the Real and Imaginary...

    London, Printed for T. Becket, 1775

    First edition of the Irish painter James...

    £550

  10. BARTHOLIN, Albert (1620-1663),

    and

    Copenhagen, Matthias Godicchen for Peter...

    First edition of the first Danish national...

    £1600

  11. [BASKERVILLE PRESS.]

    The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration...

    Third and final edition of Baskerville’s...

    £1200

  12. BELLONI, Girolami, Marchese.

    Del Commercio dissertazione.

    Rome, Niccolo and Marco Pagliarini, 1757.

    Second edition to be authorized by Belloni,...

    £300

  13. BERGIER, Nicolas.

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

    Reims, chez Nicholas Constant, 1635

    First edition of the earliest printed history...

    £950

  14. [BERLIN.]

    Verzeichnis der Werke lebender Künstler...

    Berlin, Hofbuchdruckerei, 1860.

    Exhibition catalogue of contemporary artists.

    £45

  15. [BERTOTTI SCAMOZZI, Ottavio].

    Descrizione dell’Arco Trionfale eretto...

    Vicenza, nella Stamperia di Carlo Bressan...

    First and only edition of Bertotti Scamozzi’s...

    £2850

  16. [BIBLE.]

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

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

    First complete edition of the Bible in...

    £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. [BOLOGNA]

    Descrizione e spiegazione della misteriosa...

    Bologna, per li Rossi, e Comp. alla Rosa,...

    Scarce ephemeral guide to the decorations,...

    £850

  19. BOLZANI, A. M.

    Wegweiser zum Seidenbau für Nord-Deutschland...

    Berlin, Vereinsbuchhandlung, 1831.

    First edition. Bolzani, originally from...

    £275

  20. BRENET, Albert.

    Aeromaritime.

    Paris, Mont-Louis, Clermont Ferrand, c. 1930.

    In the 1930s, commercial aviation was in...

    £1500