Art & Architecture

Art & Architecture

Art & Architecture

Art & Architecture

Gorgeous, high-end art tomes and collectable rare books at a fraction of the original price, selected for quality and scholarship and sheer beauty. Some are "coffee table" art books too or colouring books for adults, how to create art for yourself and learn from the experts or the Masters.

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Well, I am a Sunday painter.  It’s just that I paint every other day of the week as well.  - L.S. Lowry

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WATERCOLOUR IN 10 STEPS
PATRICIA SELIGMAN    Book Number: 88271
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

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You have set yourself a challenge and are ready to learn to paint in watercolour. In this book, in just ten steps, we are going to work up to painting a still-life composition of fruit - an apple,...
WORLD OF ART: BODY ART
NICHOLAS THOMAS    Book Number: 88275
Published price: £9.95
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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A timely and intelligent celebration of this quintessentially human and intimate artform, body art is practiced across all world cultures and throughout history. Among the native peoples of Amazon...
HELMUT NEWTON SUMO 20th ANNIVERSARY
HELMUT NEWTON & JUNE NEWTON    Book Number: 86802
Bibliophile price: £100.00
Product format: Hardback

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One of the most influential photographers of all time, Newton first achieved international fame in the 1970s while working principally for French Vogue and became celebrated for his controversial s...
199 CEMETERIES TO SEE BEFORE YOU DIE
LOREN RHOADS    Book Number: 87476
Published price: £27.99
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Hardback

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There is nothing like visiting a cemetery to give you a little perspective, appealing as they do to art lovers, sociologists, birdwatchers, gardeners, historians and anyone who just wants to stop a...
HISTORY OF PICTURES: From the Cave to the Computer Screen
DAVID HOCKNEY & M. GAYFORD    Book Number: 87484
Published price: $45
Bibliophile price: £16.00
Product format: Hardback

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A special Abrams art book publication, 2016 first edition, specially imported from the USA by Bibliophile because it is gorgeous to look at. Whether made by brush, camera or digital programme, Hoc...
RHYTHMS OF MODERN LIFE: British Prints 1914-1939
EDITED BY CLIFFORD ACKLEY    Book Number: 87492
Published price: $60
Bibliophile price: £20.00
Product format: Hardback

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Ranging from radical geometric abstractions to colourful Jazz Age images of sporting events like skating and speed trials, atmospheric dry points and linocuts such as 'Looking Through Brooklyn Brid...
RONALD SEARLE'S AMERICA
EDITED BY MATT JONES    Book Number: 87775
Published price: £75
Bibliophile price: £40.00
Product format: Hardback

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Famous for his fat cats and wine drinkers, St Trinian's schoolgirls, Ronald Searle (1920-2011) had been a prisoner of war from 1942-45 in Singapore and Thailand and cartooned during his internment....
LEONARDO DA VINCI: THE COMPLETE PAINTINGS
FRANK ZOLLNER    Book Number: 84170
Bibliophile price: £30.00
Product format: Hardback

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"You'll never get to see Leonardo's art like this. So close up, in such detail. Every brush stroke is visible. Down to the last line." Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) possessed one of the greatest m...
THREE-DIMENSIONAL TEXTILES: With Coils, Loops
RUTH LEE    Book Number: 84495
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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An innovative look at creative textile art formed by twisting, coiling and knotting various tactile materials. Corded paper string twined with electrical cable can create basket shapes or even an o...
THOMAS BUSH HARDY, RBA (1842-1897): Master Painter
DAVID H. KIRBY-WELCH    Book Number: 85563
Published price: £35
Bibliophile price: £15.00
Product format: Hardback

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Thomas Bush Hardy's marine watercolours catch the glittering surface of moving water in a way that marks him out from contemporaries in the genre, and his obituary in The Times praised his "unusual...
PORTRAIT REVOLUTION
JULIA L. KAY    Book Number: 88432
Published price: £22.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Paperback

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Artist Julia Kay has built up a huge online community with her international project Portrait Party (JKPP), in which artists round the world make portraits of each other based on their online image...
IN SEARCH OF HARRIERS: Over the Hills and Far Away
DONALD WATSON    Book Number: 84531
Published price: £38
Bibliophile price: £12.00
Product format: Hardback

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Watson first became interested in Harriers when he saw the beautiful Pied and Pallid Harriers in Burma and India in 1944. In 1959 he found what was believed to be the first successful nest of the ...
TROUBLED WATERS: Trailing the Albatross An Artist's Journey
BRUCE PEARSON    Book Number: 84533
Published price: £38
Bibliophile price: £12.00
Product format: Hardback

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Living and working amongst Albatross 35 years ago on a remote island in the Southern Ocean, Bruce Pearson in 2010 returned to see what had happened to some of the birds he had known so well. An aw...
DRAWN TO THE EDGE
JOHN THRELFALL    Book Number: 84797
Published price: £38
Bibliophile price: £12.00
Product format: Hardback

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Britain's coastline provides some of the finest examples of the rich diversity of wildlife with its sea cliffs, maritime heath, rocky shores, sandy beaches, estuaries and salt marsh. A member of t...
ELSA SCHIAPARELLI'S PRIVATE ALBUM
M. SCHIAPARELLI BERENSON    Book Number: 88395
Published price: £39.95
Bibliophile price: £9.95
Product format: Hardback

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She invented Shocking Pink, the power suit, the cross pollination of couture by transgressive Surrealist art. She invented the fashion show as theatre and symbolised a new type of determined and i...
LINES FROM NATURE
JOHN BUSBY    Book Number: 88402
Published price: £38
Bibliophile price: £12.00
Product format: Hardback

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A member of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour, behind John Busby's deceptively simple marks are decades of experience of the most observant naturalist, and the very finest of ar...
PRINTING WILDLIFE: Approaches to Wildlife Printmaking
LISA HOOPER    Book Number: 88409
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £9.00
Product format: Hardback

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A Langford Press first edition August 2016 with useful glossary which explains etching techniques for creating tonal areas such as aquatint, tools for burnishing like the baren, Intaglio printing m...
SALVADOR DALI AT HOME
JACKIE DE BURCCA    Book Number: 88410
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Hardback

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A visually stunning large book which deserves this hardback large format to present not only a gallery of Dalí's surreal artworks, but a very private gallery and viewing of photographs at home and ...
JERUSALEM 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven
BARBARA DRAKE BOEHM    Book Number: 87486
Published price: £50
Bibliophile price: £28.00
Product format: Hardback

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Published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and distributed by Yale University Press, this is a spectacular quality art tome with 354 colour illustrations. Medieval Jerusalem was a vibr...
DIANE ARBUS: In The Beginning 1956-1962
JEFF L. ROSENHEIM    Book Number: 88438
Published price: $50
Bibliophile price: £20.00
Product format: Hardback

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One of the most iconic of 20th century photographers, Diane Arbus went into the streets, markets, circuses and bars to immortalise people on the margins of society with her trademark grainy black a...
NOTEBOOKS OF LEONARDO DA VINCI
LEONARDO DA VINCI    Book Number: 88568
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £9.99
Product format: Hardback

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Arguably the central figure of the Renaissance, it is extraordinary that we have an unparalleled set of documents which illuminate Leonardo Da Vinci's thought processes, interests and deepest belie...
DAVID SEDARIS DIARIES: A Visual Compendium
DAVID SEDARIS    Book Number: 88588
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £12.50
Product format: Hardback

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Packed with interactive components, postcards, never-before-seen photos and artwork, David Sedaris has always been a keen collector of the arts, objects and ephemera that are part of his visual lan...
MASSIMO LISTRI CABINET OF CURIOSITIES
GIULIA CARCIOTTO & A. PAOLUCCI    Book Number: 88323
Published price: £
Bibliophile price: £100.00
Product format: Hardback

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Exquisitely bound in a satin cloth decorated with an Archimboldo design of the head with the face made of flowers and plants and this outsize volume has a pink satin pagemarker and double gate cent...
BIRDS AND FLOWERS OF THE CASTLE OF MEY AND BALMORAL
JAMES ALDER    Book Number: 88609
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £11.00
Product format: Hardback

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A beautiful collection of 50 watercolours on glossy cream stock paper measuring 9½" x 13" in glamorous rare 2003 first edition with prefaces by Sir Yehudi Menuhin and Viscount Ridley and botanical ...
HISTORIUM POSTER BOOK: 28 Posters
RICHARD WILKINSON    Book Number: 88619
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Paperback

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A full admission ticket to one of the best history museums ever. Put the ancient world on your wall with this beautiful colourful collection of artefacts that tell us about life, death, power, war...
ON RARE BIRDS
ANITA ALBUS    Book Number: 88626
Bibliophile price: £9.00
Product format: Hardback

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Albus is a brilliant bird artist whose paintings compare with the famous ornithological artistry of John James Audubon, and in this study of four extinct birds, plus six more whose existence is thr...
ADELE BLOCH BAUER KLIMT: 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
Unknown    Book Number: 88696
Bibliophile price: £11.00
Product format: Unknown

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From a new series called Old Masters, we have chosen two in the series because they are particularly beautiful and challenging. Gustav Klimt's masterpiece frames his subject with her naturalistic ...
ART OF THE BIBLE: Illuminated Manuscripts
SCOT MCKENDRICK & K. DOYLE    Book Number: 87766
Published price: £60
Bibliophile price: £30.00
Product format: Hardback

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Spanning one thousand years, this magnificent and sumptuous book considers the history and significance of 45 illuminated biblical manuscripts providing much insight into medieval Christian art. D...
OAK: One Tree, Three Years, Fifty Paintings
STEPHEN TAYLOR    Book Number: 87772
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Hardback

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Following a turbulent period in his emotional life, Stephen Taylor spent three years painting a single landscape near West Bergholt in all its moods and variations, inspired by earlier painters suc...
HERMITAGE MUSEUM
HAJO DÜCHTING    Book Number: 88139
Bibliophile price: £12.00
Product format: Paperback

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European, French, early Netherlandish, Flemish, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, German and British painting are wonderfully represented in this lavish art gallery of a book without ever having to leave ou...
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