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. 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

  3. BODDAERT, Pieter.

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

    Amsterdam, apud M. Magerum, 1772.

    First and only edition of Boddaert’s...

    £350

  4. BOTTARI, Giovanni Gaetano.

    Del Museo Capitolino tomo I contenente...

    Rome, si vende alla calcografia camerale;...

    First edition of the first two volumes...

    £1250

  5. CAPPONI, Alessandro Gregorio, Marchese.

    Catalogo della Libreria Capponi o sia de’...

    Rome, Bernabò & Lazzarini, 1747

    First and only edition of the catalogue...

    £900

  6. [CHINESE ARTS DEALER.] ISKANDRIAN-HUPEDEN, A.

    [Cover title:] ‘My Treasure Box’...

    Shanghai, Spring 1938.

    A charming and insightful trade catalogue...

    £1600

  7. [CROSBY, Theo (editor), and Edward WRIGHT (designer).]

    This is tomorrow.

    London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, 9 August...

    First edition, one of 1300 copies, of...

    £400

  8. DORDOGNE.

    A collection of photographs of caves in...

    [France, c. 1900].

    A collection of photographs of the Paleolithic...

    £150

  9. FOUNTAINE, Andrew.

    Catalogue of the celebrated Fountaine collection...

    [London], 1884

    First day only of the Majolica sale of...

    £25

  10. GARGIULO, Raffaele.

    Cenni sulla maniera di rinvenire i vasi...

    Naples, Tipografia Virgilio, 1843.

    Second, revised and enlarged edition...

    £275

  11. GERVASIO, Agostino.

    Intorno alla iscrizione puteolana de’...

    Naples, Stamperia Reale, 1851.

    First edition. Gervasio attempts a new...

    £150

  12. MICHETTI, Charles.

    Catalogue des estampes des plus grands...

    Vienna, 1790.

    First edition. Description of the cabinet...

    £350

  13. PERUCCI, Francesco.

    Pompe funebri di tutte le nationi del mondo,...

    Verona, Francesco Rossi, 1639.

    First edition of Perucci’s extensively...

    £1350

  14. PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista.

    De Romanorum magnificentia et architectura....

    Rome, 1761.

    First edition, a handsome copy, bound...

    £12000

  15. ROLAS DU ROSEY, Carl.

    Die Kupferstiche, Handzeichnungen und Kunstbibliothek...

    Leipzig, Rudolf Weigel, 1864.

    Sale catalogue of the print and drawing...

    £250

  16. [SCHLOSSER, Johann Albert]. BODDAERT, Pieter.

    Epistola ad virum celeberrimum Johannem...

    Amsterdam, apud Cornelium van Tongerlo, 1770

    First and only edition of Boddaert’s...

    £675

  17. (SCHWERIN) (GLOECKER, A.F.W).

    Bibliothek des Vereins für Meklenburgische...

    … Erste Fortsetzung 1837 … [until]...

    The Verein für Mecklenburgische Geschichte...

    £150

  18. [SOCIETY OF ARTISTS.]

    A Catalogue of the Pictures, Sculptures,...

    Printed by Harriot Bunce, Printer to the...

    First edition of the Catalogue for the...

    £1100

  19. WAAGEN, Gustav Friederich.

    Verzeichnis der Gemälde-Sammlung des Königlichen...

    Berlin, 1837.

    Sixth edition of Waagen’s catalogue of...

    £150

  20. WISE, Francis.

    A Letter to Dr Mead concerning some Antiquities...

    Oxford, Printed for Thomas Wood … 1738

    First editions. A Letter to Dr Mead...

    £350