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1 BELL, Clive Account of French Painting. no dj
Chatto & Windus, London, 1931, 
BELL, Clive. An Account of French Painting. With 32 Illustrations. London: Chatto & Windus, 1931. First Edition. Pp 220. 8vo, tan cloth. "I want to express myself; and if I can put across a shade of meaning, convey a mental reservation, render the elevation of an eyebrow or the shrug of a shoulder by dropping into French, by using slang, or even by a pair of dashes, I shall not hesitate to do so." - from the foreword Chapters: Primitive, Italianate, Traditional, and The Great Age. Spine browned, else vg. 40.00

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2 BELL, Clive. Civilization : An Essay. First Edition.
Chatto & Windus, London, 1928, 
BELL, Clive. Civilization : An Essay. London: Chatto & Windus, 1928. First Printing. Pp. (6),v-ix,(1),1-257,(1),(4) of ads at rear. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "An exact definition I do not hope to give: already I have outgrown that glorious certainty which enabled me in sixty thousand words to tell the world precisely what was art. Yet, as a British general might have stuck the butt end of his cane into a map of France, observing bluffly -- 'Your objective must be somewhere hereabouts', so I, perhaps,can make a smudge on the chart of general ideas and say -- 'Civilization l ies about there.'" - from p.6. Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. What Civilization Is Not; 3. The Paragons; 4. Their Characteristics: The Sense of Values;5. Their Characteristics: Reason Enthroned; 6. Civilization and its Dissem inators; 7. How to Make a Civilization. Slightly cocked, rubbing to outer hinges, light fraying to head of spine, name to flyleaf, else good. Ex-libris Bloomsbury Group scholar S.P. Rosenbaum, with his acquisition note inked to flyleaf, and sparse pencilled notations throughout. 20.00

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3 BELL, Clive Bloomsbury Heritage Series FRY, Roger GILLESPIE, Diane F. Roger Fry : Anecdotes, for the Use of a Future Biographer, Illustrating Certain Peculiarities of the Late Roger Fry
Cecil Woolf, London, 1997, ISBN:1897967071 
BELL, Clive. Roger Fry : Anecdotes, for the Use of a Future Biographer, Illustrating Certain Peculiarities of the Late Roger Fry. Edited and Introduced by Diane F. Gillespie. London : Cecil Woolf, (1997). Pp. (4),5-31,(1). 8vo, stapled yellow illustrated card covers. Number 14 in the Bloomsbury Heritage series. Some faint pencil erasures, else very good. 25.00

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4 BELL, Clive. Since Cezanne. First Edition.
Chatto & Windus, London, 1922, 
BELL, Clive. Since CÚzanne. London: Chatto and Windus, 1922. First UK Printing. Pp. (8),1-[230],(2), frontispiece, + 7 leaves of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, navy blue cloth with black lettered paper label to spine. Laing, Clive Bell: An Annotated Bibliography of the Published Writings,A6a. "Most of these Essays appeared in The New Republic and The Athenaeum: some, however, are reprinted from The Burlington Magazine, The New Statesm an, and Art and Decoration." - from the acknowledgement leaf. Contents: 1. Since CÚzanne; 2. The Artistic Problem; 3. The Douanier Rousseau; 4. CÚzanne; 5. Renoir; 6. Tradition and Movements; 7. Matisse and Picasso; 8. The Place of Art in Art Criticism; 9. Bonnard; 10. Duncan Grant; 11. Negro Sculpture; 12. Order and Authority (1 and 2); 13. Marquet; 14. Standards; 15. Criticism: First, Second, and Last Thoughts; 16. Othon Friesz; 17. Wilcoxism; 18. Art and Politics; 19. The Authority of M. Derain; 20. "Plus de Jazz". Inner hinges starting, small white smudge to top edge of front board, much wear to spine label (although there is a crisp second spine label laid in atrear), occasional foxing throughout, Mar 14 1922 pencilled acquisition not e to flyleaf, else very good. From the library of Bloomsbury Group scholar S.P. Rosenbaum, with his acquisition note to flyleaf and sparse pencilled marginalia throughout. 70.00

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