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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. 1975 First Edition Thus. Near Fine /VG (Book- no faults. No previous owner name. Dust Jacket- price clipped, slight sun fade... 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 Price of Painters & The Divine Raphael.( dark brown cloth gilt titles , No inscsp, tight binding, all Fine apart from the fact... 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 pages- vg] externally weary edgwear fade, crease-lines, minor soiling & nicks. PLS See our image View more info

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SILENT NIGHT HOLY NIGHT A Song for the World [ The Tale Behind the Timeless Carol ]

By: THUSWALDNER , Werner , an Author & Playwright , INGPEN , Robert , Artist

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Michael Neugebauer Publishing Ltd / Minedition: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124320

ISBN: 9888240862

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in Fine D/j.1st.ed.1st print.10987654321.Slim. A charm of a book , a winter gem for child & adult alike [ Children's Illus],Colour plates , to all pages 28pp by Artist Robert Inkpen. W Thuswaldner - an Author & Playwright for both Stage & Radio.[ book as new, no inscp.] Dust Jacket not price clipped. 28pp.190x150mm.NB.Camera flash has lightened colours Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 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. light edgewear mainly to corners+ top/tail spine.minor spot-dot loss to front.Please see our actual image of the book offered... View more info

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AN INSULAR ROCOCO Architecture, Politics and Society in Ireland and England, 1710-1770

By: TIMOTHY MOWL , Research Fellow History & Art , AND BRIAN EARNSHAW

Price: £20.00

Publisher: LONDON, REAKTION BOOKS: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124373

ISBN: 1861890443

Condition: Fine


Green Boards with gilt titles to spine, 255 x 200 mm approx. x + 358 pp. 171 illustrations of which 40 in full colour. In depth study by the authors of the failed Paladian revival in Britain during the 18th century set against it's success in Ireland by the more sophisticated employment of craftsmen and artists whereby it's own subtle "insular" Rococo was not only devised but successfully exported to the West of England in a gesture of cultural colonialism. The illustrations feature exotic, little known Rococo interiors of the West Country and Wales, the riotous elegance which Dublin... 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 for sale. View more info

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THE NORTHERN BARBARIANS 100 BC - AD 300

By: TODD , Malcolm , Senior Lecturer in Classical & Archaeological Studies

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co [ Publishers ] Ltd: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124071

ISBN: 0091222206

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b in Good D/j. illus. 7 B/w photo-plates & 26 Figs.Preface [Germania & the Germans / archaeological groupings / Settlements / Agriculture / Crafts & technology / Armament & warfare / Gods & sanctuaries / Towards civilization ] Glos; Biblio.[ green cloth gilt titles , No inscsp, no annotation, clean throughout, tight binding, apart from the fact the paper has tanned all is Fine ] Dust Jacket not price clipped, edge-wear col/rub- loss. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 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 in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 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 , green dec to rear ,minor rub marks , small neat Dryad Books label and small neat in inscsp to fep, tight bindings , clean throug... View more info

Image for ENGLISH MUSIC Britain in Pictures No 3 , REVISED Ed

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 offered for sale View more info

LETTERS TO AN ARTIST FROM VINCENT VAN GOGH To Anton Ridder Van Rappard 1881 - 1885

By: VAN GOGH , VINCENT , VAN MESSEL , RELA

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, CONSTABLE: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10636

Condition: Good


H/b , Dust Jacket ,Good/Poor+ 1st edition thus-UK .229pp." 16 Listed illustrations- of which seven are "FACSIMILIES published here for the first time". Translator's Note - Rela van Messel , Foreword.these letters have hitherto been almost unknown. index." . the most remarkable revelation of an artist's conscience in literature - New sTatesman" " . a worthy monument to one of the most remarkable and heroic figures in the whole history of art - Burlington magazine" [ Navy boards+bright Silver titles - book in good condition as Sound binding , no inscsp/annotation. For... View more info

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SONNETS

By: VERITY , Kenneth ,

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Shepheard-Walwyn [ Publishers ] Ltd: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122431

ISBN: 0856832219

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in FINE D/j.1sted.1st print." . they belong within the corpus of English Poetry " KIngsley Amis. Poems of spontanuity . records of experience. Poet Kenneth Verity [ Awareness Beyond the Mind / The Spacious Mirror etc ] navy cloth gilt titles , book Fine, no inscsp. [ Dust Jacket not price clipped, no notable defect. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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PRACTICAL TEMPERA PAINTING A STUDENT'S CENNINI Revised Edition

By: VIOLA AND ROSAMUND BORRADAILE

Price: £20.00

Publisher: BRIGHTON, THE DOLPHIN PRESS: 1949

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 124145

Condition: VG+


Khaki paper covered boards with brown buckram Cloth quarter binding, with dark brown titles to spine and printed paper title slip to upper board. 185 x 125 mm approx. xvi + 128 pp. Tipped in Corrigenda. First published under the title "A Student's Cennini" in 1941. The book offered by us is a first printing 1949 of the completely revised edition. Contains the foreword to the 1941 edition by P.Tudor-Hart. The book presents, in concise form, the information concerning egg tempera painting in Cennino Cennini's mediaeval work "Libro dell' Arte".A hand book for the student artist wh... View more info

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ROGER FRY A BIOGRAPHY

By: VIRGINIA WOOLF

Price: £50.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, HARCOURT BRACE AND COMPANY: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120084

Condition: Very Good


Apple Green cloth boards with gilt titles to spine, 220 x 150 mm approx. 308 pp. Portrait Frontis. + 17 other b/w illustrations printed on glossy paper as called for. First American Edition, 1st printing of Virginia Woolf's Biography of the artist and art critic most noted for bringing the Post-Impressionist movement to England and America and some time director of the Metropolitan Museum New York. VG+/VG+ (Book- No notable shelf wear or soiling to cloth. No previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket - A little colour rubbing / chips to colour at extremities but no nicks or tears and only light ... View more info

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DHRUVA MISTRY SCULPTURES and DRAWINGS Art Exhibition Catalogue 1985

By: WAGSTAFF , SHEILA

Price: £7.00

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE, Cambridge University , Kettle's Yard Gallery: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11662

Condition: Good


Internal FINE Square Slim P/b.1st. 32pp. Art Exhibition Catalogue - Kettel's Yard Gallery, Cambridge University 1985.[Arts/ Crafts/Artists] Sculptured creatures of Myth & Legend: - part human part animal - with explanatory text by S Wagstaff.[ No inscsp. no annotation, fine throughout ] Covers Good- edgewear colour rub/loss leaving powdered effect.slight loss to spine base. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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PRACTICAL HANDWORK FOR INFANTS AND JUNIORS

By: WAKEFIELD, MARTHA E.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: LONDON, ISAAC PITMAN: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118121

Condition: Good


Salmon pink paper covered boards with black tities and green cloth quarter binding. 220x145mm approx. v + 106pp + 4 of publisher's adverts. Instructional book for the teacher/child minder to produce various useful handcrafted or decorative items using Raffia, Weaving, knitting, paperwork- stencilling / postage stamp decoration/ pattern cutting origami etc. Good- shelf wear/soiling to paper covered boards. A little light foxing to end papers and ink initials of a previous owner to front free end paper. Binding sound). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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BOGNOR REGIS The Archive Photograph Series

By: WALES , Tony ,

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Stroud,Gloucester, CHALFORD Publishing Co.: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123264

ISBN: 0752410350

Condition: Fine


FINE Laminated P/b. Pictorial History b/w photo-plates to all pages. Social History.Compiled by Tony Wales. Bognor of yesteryear.[ seaside, town & around , games & fun, Churches, schools , Trade , Transport, Personalities , The stamp House, Villages- Bersted, Aldwick,Felpham, Barnham etc ]128pp. 220x155mm[ book as new, No inscsp] no spine fade. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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A TREASURY OF SUSSEX FOLKLORE

By: WALES , Tony ,

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Seaford , Sussex, S B Publications: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120033

ISBN: 1857702174

Condition: Fine


Laminated P/b. FINE.illustated b/w plates. author T Wales - Press & Publications - English folk - London ; - after retirement - academic book Seller , last 25 years a Country author.Herin are Traditional Customs, Curious Legends , the Church Calendar ie;Rogationtide walks & Marbles at Baster etc.Sussex Rhyme , weather signes , Homespun Cures, epitaphs etc.OLs ways of firing the anvil, harvest home etc.176pp. book as new, no inscsp.PLS see our image View more info