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. BOLZANI, A. M.

    Wegweiser zum Seidenbau für Nord-Deutschland...

    Berlin, Vereinsbuchhandlung, 1831.

    First edition. Bolzani, originally from...

    £275

  4. CECI, Carlo.

    Piccoli Bronzi del Real Museo Borbonico...

    Naples, stamperia di Salvatore Piscopo, 1858.

    Second edition (with three extra plates)...

    £650

  5. [COLOGNE.]

    Hotel de Belle Vue à Deutz vis-à-vis...

    Cologne, c. 1850

    A ambitious lithograph advertisement for...

    £250

  6. COSTA, Margherita.

    Istoria del viaggio d’Alemagna del serenissimo...

    Venice, [1630].

    First and only edition of a rare account...

    £3750

  7. DALI, Salvador

    Alpes. French Railways

    France, Draeger for SNCF, 1970.

    A gorgeous and colourful surrealist design...

    £250

  8. DALI, Salvador.

    Normandie. French Railways.

    France, Draeger for SNCF, 1970.

    Mont Saint-Michel meets stone circles,...

    £200

  9. DALI, Salvador.

    Roussillon. French Railways.

    France, Draeger for SNCF, 1970.

    Further butterfly-interspersed surrealism...

    £250

  10. DALI, Salvador.

    Alsace. French Railways.

    France, Draeger for SNCF, 1970.

    A striking monochrome image of the Temple...

    £250

  11. DELAFOSSE, Jean Charles.

    Algemeen kunstenaars Handboek; of, Schatkamer...

    Amserdam, Jan Willem Smit, [c. 1775].

    A fine suite of ornamental designs by the...

    £1750

  12. DOLLMAN, Francis C.

    Examples of antient pulpits existing in...

    First edition of this scholarly study of...

    £85

  13. DONAT, Franz.

    Grosses Bindungs Lexikon … Dictionnaire...

    Vienna and Leipzig, Hartleben, [c. 1901].

    First edition of a massive pattern book...

    £325

  14. DUTHUIT, Georges, Georges SALLES and Wolfgang Fritz VOLBACH.

    Art byzantin. Cent planches reproduisant...

    Paris, Albert Lévy, [1933].

    First edition. ‘L’exposition qui se...

    £95

  15. [DYCK, Castle, Rhineland] [SALM-REIFFERSCHEID-DYCK, Joseph von.]

    Observationes botanicae in horto Dyckensi...

    Cologne, 1820-1822.

    First and only edition of these observations...

    £475

  16. [DYCK, Castle, Rhineland] [SALM-REIFFERSCHEID-DYCK, Joseph von.]

    Plantae succulentae horti Dyckensis.

    1820.

    Rare first edition of Joseph von Salm-Reifferscheid-Dyck’s...

    £150

  17. FENTHAM, Thomas.

    Printed trade label. ‘Thomas Fentham,...

    London, after 1779 and before 1794

    Thomas Fentham (1774-1808) ‘was a leading...

    £500

  18. FOUNTAINE, Andrew.

    Catalogue of the celebrated Fountaine collection...

    [London], 1884

    First day only of the Majolica sale of...

    £25

  19. (FURNITURE, Trade Catalogue).

    Album of original furniture designs, 80...

    [Paris, c. 1840-50].

    A fascinating album of original furniture...

    £9500

  20. HENREY, Blanche Elizabeth Edith.

    British Botanical and Horticultural Literature...

    London: Oxford University Press, 1975.

    First edition. Henrey’s comprehensive...

    £250