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THE MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES OF PAINTING with 378 Illustrations

By: STEPHENSON , JONATHAN

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1989

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 9089

ISBN: 050023535x

Condition: Fine


H/b larger sqre format , Dust Jacket , FINE/FINE , 1st edition , profusely illustrated 378 illus [ 98 in colour ] , 192pps , J Stephenson in business of Artist's colourman , specilaist supplier to Painters , researcher of materials/techniques as well as an accomplished Artist himself , initial Guide on how to use this book - in 2 main parts - then 14 sections , A comprehensive guide - an enduring work of reference for every comtempory Artist [ book & D/j fine , no inscsp... View more info

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EMPERORS OF SONG Three Great Impresarios

By: STOCKDALE , Freddie , Founder of Pavilion Opera

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, John Murray [Publishers] Ltd: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120209

ISBN: 071955702x

Condition: Near Fine


H/b+jkt both nearFINE. 1st ed.1st printing.Concentrating on the period 1860-1939 - rediscovering spectacular successes & even more spectacular Disasters of the Famous Legendary Patti and Melba , Caruso ,Tetrazzini. [John Christie / Oscar Hammerstein / Colonal James Mapleson , Manhatten Opera House / the National OPera House , New york Academy of Music etc] F Stockdale, founded Pavilion Opera - which he takes on worldwide tours.[ no notable defects to book or Dust Jacket ... View more info

ALBERT'S BRIDGE A Play

By: STOPPARD , Tom ,

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, FABER & FABER: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 120764

Condition: Fine


Award winning Play "Prix Italia"1968.Edingburgh Fringe festival 1969." -Exceedingly funny, thought provoking & curiously exciting - " Sunday Times.First aired- BBC 13th July 1967 produced by Charles Lefeaux. A slim P/b 39pp.Fine throughout, tight binding, no inscsp.no annotaion. [ Dust jacket cover starting to fox cream , very slight edgewear.Please see our actual image View more info

HERBERT STRANG'S BOOK OF ADVENTURE STORIES Illustrated

By: STRANG , HERBERT

Price: £8.00

Publisher: LONDON, Henry Frowde Hodder & Stoughton: 1922

Seller ID: 9500

Condition: Poor


Hard Back , Poor , Undated circa 1920's , 392pps , illustrated with 12 Photgravure plates + many other full-page illus - it is profusely illustrated , British Empire tales of daring in foreign lands for boys & girls , Herbert Strang's Book of Adventure by various authors & artists with so many wonderful full-page illustrations [ chunky book in a poor condition - depicts 2 rutting buffalo to feps , no inscsp / annotations , binding fine until p 290 then very delicate as p... View more info

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ENGLISH FURNITURE, DECORATION, WOODWORK & ALLIED ARTS DURING THE LAST HALF OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY, AND THE WHOLE OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, AND THE EARLIER PART OF THE NINTEENTH

By: STRANGE, THOMAS ARTHUR

Price: £22.50

Publisher: LONDON, AUTHOR: 1900

Seller ID: 118290

Condition: Poor+


Red cloth boards with cloth faux leather quarterbinding, Blind impressed titles to spine and gilt titles to front board, 285x220mm approx. Title + 3 prelims + 368pp mainly of illustrations, profiles and scale drawings with some notes. R&J Adam, Thomas Chippendale, Cipriani, Placido Columbani, John Cruden, Grinling Gibbons, James Gibbs, Inigo Jones, Angelica Kaufman, Mayhew and Ince, Thomas Sheraton, Sir John Vanbrugh, Antonio Zucchi, Enlarged Edition Undated, attributed ... View more info

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HOW TO READ A COAT OF ARMS

By: SUMMERS , Peter G , FSA FHS

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Sherborne, Alphabooks: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119829

ISBN: 0906670438

Condition: Fine


Smaller, slimmer square H/b book as new. no inscp. text P Summers FSA FHS. illustrated in line, brown-tone, by A Griffiths BArch. Pls see our image View more info

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STYLES OF RADICAL WILL

By: SUSAN SONTAG

Price: £30.00

Publisher: LONDON, SECKER & WARBURG: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122185

ISBN: 0436478013

Condition: Very Good


Light olive Boards with gilt titles to spine, 200 x 135 mm approx. [vi] + 274pp. Essays written over a period of 3 years which confirm the author's role as a leading critic."Every interesting aesthetic tendency now is a species of radicalism", is the thesis that links them together. The titles are:- The Aesthetics of Silence; The Pornographic Imagination; Thinking Against Oneself : Reflections on Coiran;Theatre and Film ; Bergman's Persona; Godard; What's Happeni... View more info

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DECORATIVE LEADWORK Shire 249

By: SUTTON-GOOLD , P M , Lecturer & Mem. History Assoc. etc.

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Princes Risborough, SHIRE Publications Ltd: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121502

ISBN: 0747800820

Condition: Very Good


VG P/b.1st ed.Shire series 249.32pp.Illustrated all pages.PM Sutton-Goold;-Lecturer & Mem. History Assoc. etc. Leadwork in the Ancient world / from MIddle Ages to present / artefacts etc/ rainheads / Ornate cisterns / further reading.Places to visit.[ No inscsp.tight binding, clean throughout, paper just starting to tan] covers light wear & col rub.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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SCOTTISH EMBROIDERY Medieval to Modern

By: SWAIN , Margeret , Lecturer , Hon.Consultant to Royal Scottish Museum

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, B T Batsford Ltd: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119953

ISBN: 0713446382

Condition: Fine


Larger format.1st.FINE/FINE. no inscsp.Scotland has a rich heritage of fine needlework.M Swain author numerous books & articles - she has served on the council of the Embroiderer's Guild - & as Hon. Consultant to Royal Scottish Museum - & lectures extensively home & abroad.7 holds an Hon.Degree of master of Arts.Illusrated 10 colour plates & 138 b/w.2 Appendices [ embroideries for the Church of Scotland by Glasgow School of Art] 12 chpts.includes Scottish Samplers.No ins... View more info

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ART TECHNIQUES From PENCIL to PAINT Art Techniques for SKETCH & COLOR [ Colour ]

By: TAGGART , Paul W , Artist , Runs Art ourses etc

Price: £19.95

Publisher: NEW YORK, Sterling Publishing Co.Inc./ TAJ Books Ltd: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122273

ISBN: 140270240x

Condition: Fine-


Large FINE- P/b.Practical workshop art books for layman student teacher; from lead pencil to dynamic .Artist P Taggart runs art courses & other learning aids ; note on Author.[ Pencils / Oil pastels / Dry pastels / Pen & brush / Watercolours / mixed media / colour mixing / futher helpful information.112pp. illustrated throughout.[ Laminated Strong card covers, Not price clipped.No inscsp.no notable defect] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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DITCHLING PRESERVED Millennium Photographic Exhibition of Listed Buildings in Ditchling , a Sussex Downland Village

By: The Ditchling Society

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Ditchling , Sussex, Ditchling Society / Ditchling Museum: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed Copy

Seller ID: 121020

Condition: Fine


FINE. Tall slim Ring-bound P/b in clear Publisher's Plastic protective cover. Research done by the Ditchling History Project.Architecture old Buildings from 14th c. to 19th c. and their usage and occupants ie: Eric Gill & Sopers.[ no inscsp, as new ] Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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A MEMOIR OF THOMAS BEWICK WRITTEN BY HIMSELF

By: THOMAS BEWICK ( Editied, with an introduction, by IAIN BAIN ]

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1975

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123407

ISBN: 0192554131

Condition: Near Fine


Brown Cloth Boards with green title block and gitl titles, 240 x 160 mm approx. [xlvi] + 258pp. Engraved title vignette + head and tail chapter vignettes and 8 plates as called for. With an introduction by Bains accompanied by an exposition of Bewick's methods of engraving and printing techniques of the time the book reproduces the original complete text rather than his daughter Jane Bewick's version which was first published in 1862 - 34 years after the author's death.... View more info

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RAPHAEL , the Life and the Legacy [ Artist,1483 - 1520 ]

By: THOMPSON , DAVID , Director the Institute Contempory Arts London etc

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, BBC: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11110

ISBN: 0563201495

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE Large H/b in VG D/j.1st.15th c. famous Artist Raphael [1483 - 1520 ] Biography by D Thompson the Director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London who has won many International Awards for his films of famous artists [ Turner, Monet etc.] and Art Critic, Sunday Times, over 7 yrs. Profusely illustrated Collour+ B/w plates.[15th c. famous Artist Raphael [1483 - 1520 ] index of Work by Raphael & Picture credits: set in 3 parts - The Apprentice Years , The P... View more info

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ALL ABOUT COLOUR WITH FERRANIACOLOR a Focal Photo Guide No 82

By: THOMSON , C Leslie , Photographer

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London & New York, THE FOCAL PRESS: 1959

Seller ID: 12042

Condition: Poor+


SCARCE Title,Ferraniacolor.Small P/b. A Focal Photo Guide.no 82. Photographer CL THomson - Director training college in Edinburgh.Since 1938 he has been interested in colour of all kinds -author several treatsies on colour processing & control.48pp.illustrated 4 colour plates+ colour Figures. [ Ferraniacolor film / daylight exposure/ indoors/ processing/ protection/ presentation/ failures/ remedies][internal base starting to come adrift , No inscsp, no annotaion, clean p... View more info

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INTRODUCING PATCHWORK

By: TIMMINS , Alice ,a Teacher of Craft Teachers

Price: £5.95

Publisher: London, B T BATSFORD: 1972

Seller ID: 854

ISBN: 071342656x

Condition: VG+


Square H/b.2nd print.illustrated - 50 plates mainly b/w, some Colour, & 145 in line. An imaginative introduction to Patchworking.Practical easy - to -follow instructions.The book is particularly helpful in providing instruction on improvising on old designs to combine traditional techniques with contemporary materials.96pp ( gilt tiltles to Bright green book; tight binding, no inscsp] Dust Jacket is clipped yet price remains.even fade to spine area not effecting titles. ... View more info

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GILDING & LACQUERING Letts Contemporary Crafts

By: TITIAN , Rodrigo , TITIAN , Rosaria

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Charles Letts & Co Ltd: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120378

ISBN: 1852384174

Condition: Near Fine


Laminated H/b. In depth Intro.; Materials, equipment, Basic techniques, Gallery. 13 Projects [ terracotta pot / picture frame/ eglomese desk/ oval mirror frame /sunburnt table / screen / silver box etc] Practical working book.[Arts & crafts] no inscsp., no annotaion, exterior Fine & interior Fine apart from a thumb-size area where something stuck has been removed from top corner of ffep [initial blank page] no spine fade.Please see our actual image of the book offered fo... View more info

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SELECTIONS FROM NASH'S WORCESTERSHIRE with Engravings LIMITED Edition , with Additions

By: TOMKINSON, Ken, Cambridge University, EVERETT, Ernestine , Exeter University

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Kidderminster, Kenneth Tomkinson Ltd: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 11545

ISBN: 0907083072

Condition: Fine


Large FINE H/b in VG+ D/j. 1st ed.Limited." Collections for the History of Worcestershire. by T Nash" " Arranged for this edition From the Second edition with Additions 1799 "."First Edition Limited to 1,000 copies. Published by K Tomkinson Ltd:.Notes on authors to D/j inner flap.] Frontis;- Treadway Russell Nash [ 1725-1811. Biblio;.[ Copper silk-effect cloth gilt titles, No inscsp. book as New] Dust jacket not clipped, minor edgewear & handling.now ... View more info

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PORTSMOUTH Past and Present

By: TRIGGS , Anthony , Journalist

Price: £4.95

Publisher: Horndean, Milestone Publications: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118211

ISBN: 0903852616

Condition: VG+


VG+ H/b.FINE D/j. Slim Oblong.1st.Photographic History of Yesteryear.Pctorial history with text. Portsmouth Past & Present , with Before and Now scenes, by A Triggs Journalist & Sub-Editor of The News of Portsmouth - Born local & educated at Gosport.[ navy cloth gilt titles, No inscsp.tight binding, clean throughout ] Dust Jacket not clipped, no notable defect.Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

THE BASKET MAKER

By: TURNER , LUTHER WESTON

Price: £6.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, ATKINSON MENTZER & CO: 1909

Seller ID: 7735

Condition: VG


1909 , illustrated mono plates and line drawings nigh on all pages , a clear practical manual from simple to more complex design , 6 chpts [ begining / foundation / mats / baskets /circular dish baskets /elliptical baskets [LW Turner , Director of Manual Training in Hill School , Pennsylvania , " basketry has been called one of the fads of newest education ;- It was one of the essentials in oldest education " , 61pp , Olive green boards dark green lettering , gre... View more info

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ENGLISH MUSIC Britain in Pictures No 3 , REVISED Ed

By: TURNER , W J , Leading Musical Critic

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, COLLINS: 1947

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 123600

Condition: VG


VG H/b in Good- D/j.4th Imp.Revised.llus.12 colour & 21 b/w plates , 48pps. English Music by leading music critic WJ Turner. Britain in Pictures series no 3.[ the Sharp family / Dr John Blow / royalty/ Vauxhall Gardens] Social history.[ grey-green book white titles, No inscp. tight binding, minor fox from inner flaps to endpapers,clean tidy boards ]Dust Jacket not clipped, spine browned, edgewear colour rub/loss., med fox tanned. Please see our image of the actual book o... View more info