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PICASSO LOVE AND WAR 1935-1945

By: ANNE BALDASSARI Renowned Scholar & Director of Musee Picasso

Price: £29.00

Publisher: PARIS, FLAMMARION: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123623

ISBN: 2080305212

Condition: Near Fine


Black Boards with blind blocked titles to spine and upper board. 285 x 230 mm approx. Applied white head and tail bands and silver ribbon marker, all edges of book block stained purple. Publisher's lime green end papers. 320 pp + tissue fly leaves.180 plates of art works/ photographs many in colour135 figs being photographs and xx tissue fly leaves/ overlays with illustrations or specimen written text. Written by the world's preeminent Picasso scholar and director of the Musee Picasso in Paris the copy offered by us is a first impression of the English Text edition translated by Unity Woodman.... View more info

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THE ART OF BEATRIX POTTER Revised Edition

By: ANNE CARROLL MOORE & ENID AND LESLIE LINDER

Price: £24.00

Publisher: LONDON, FREDERICK WARNE & Co.Ltd: 1978

Edition: Revised/Reset Edition

Seller ID: 122680

ISBN: 0723214573

Condition: Near Fine


Mottled Grey Rexine cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and mouse to front panel. 240 x 175 mm approx. Blue end papers. Applied head and tail bands. Top edge of book block stained red. xxvi + 406 pp. Colour frontis + over 300 other reproductions in colour and monochrome including a collection of photographs of Hill Top and Sawrey giving a setting of Beatrix Potter's life from 1905 onwards. First published in 1955 the copy offered by us is a 1978 reprint of the Revised and Enlarged Edition of 1972 in collectible condition but lacking it's slip case. Near Fine/Near Fine (Book- Red staining to... View more info

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MIDAS: AN ENGLISH BURLETTA, (IN TWO ACTS) AS IT IS PERFORMED AT THE THEATRE ROYAL IN COVENT GARDEN "

By: ANNONYMOUS ( KANE O'HARA)

Price: £24.00

Publisher: LONDON, T. LOWNDES, W. GRIFFIN & W. NICOLL: 1771

Seller ID: 117997

Condition: Very Good


Brown paper covered boards with black titles to spine, 210x130, Engraved Frontis 32pp, Sixth Edition 1771. "An Englifh Burletta,etc"VG (Book- Recently sewn on three tapes with paper covered boards and plain ivory laid end papers. Paper of book block a little age tanned with some foxing to rear signature). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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RAFFIA WORK

By: Anon

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Leicester, THE DRYAD PRESS: 1955

Seller ID: 119760

Condition: VG


P/b VG.49pp. b/w illus. in line & plates. Practical guide.Intro; Stitches, Needles, 53 headings set in 6 parts - Decorative Stistching with Raffia / Raffia winding / weaving / colied basketry / plaiting / animals & figures. Very useful for school handicrafts ,the student and e teacher ,the interested & novice - cottage industry.[ claen covers & pages, No inscsp. no annotation however top edge of initail blank page has been cut away.all else is fine.1955. 8th ed. PLS See our image View more info

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Dictionary of Sea Painters. Revised edition

By: Archbald Edward.Hunter.Holmes.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Woodbridge Suffolk, Antique Collectors' Club: 1989

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 118939

ISBN: 1851490477

Condition: As New


Blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. 280x225mm approx. 575pp. First published in 1980 the copy offered by us is the 2nd Revised Edition thus extending what has become the standard work of reference by 200 artists and nearly a quarter of the original entries. A must for collectors/ students of maritime art and shipping. The work contains 38 colour and 932 black and white illustrations. Fine/Near Fine (Book- No previous owner name, insc or annotations. No sign of use. Dust Jacket- extremely mild rubbing to extremities- no nicks or tears. Not price clipped. Now in a removable proprietary ... View more info

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THE ENGLISH LAKELAND Portrayed in 52 De lux Photogravures

By: ASKLEY P. ABRAHAM

Price: £15.00

Publisher: KESWICK, G.P.ABRAHAM LIMITED: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120843

Condition: Good


Undated circa 1920's.Lge slim oblong P/b+ d/j. sepia illustrated card covers. 205 x 280 mm approx Landscape format. Unpaginated 54 pp. Sepia photos to facing pages with text opposite by the famed A P Abraham.Good /Good (Book- yapped edges of covers have minor nicks & general colour rubbing to extremities. A couple of light foxing spots to title page else clean with no previous owner name or insc. Binding sound. [Dust Jacket- Colour rubbed with minor nicks & tears - max 20 mm plus negligible loss.Mild foxing tan spots to both front & rear panels. Now in easily removable proprietary protective s... View more info

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THE LINDISFARNE GOSPELS

By: BACKHOUSE , Janet

Price: £20.00

Publisher: OXFORD, Phaidon Press Ltd: 1991

Inscription: Signed Copy

Seller ID: 117909

ISBN: 0714824615

Condition: VG


SIGNED COPY, Large slim P/b,1991. J Backhouse Assis.Keeper Depmt. Manuscripts at British Library which owns the Lindisfarne Gospels. Linoisfarne & St Cuthbert , the makers of the manuscript, the gospel text, the script, wonderful decorated pages, comparisons, later history ... well illustrated full page colour & b/w plates. Skilled craftsmen [ Religion & Art] book internally Fine no inscsp, tight binding, Signed in name only to Title page.,outer covers light spine fade not effecting titles+ light top edge fade, extreme minor edgwear. Please see our actual images of the book offered for sale. View more info

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A PICTURE of DEVON Contemporary Artists and the Inspirational Landscape

By: BALKWILL , Ray , SWac , West Country Artist

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Somerset, Halsgrove: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120894

ISBN: 1841147346

Condition: Fine


Large H/b+D/j both FINE.A Pictorial History of the Devon Countryside in Paintings by West Country Artist Ray Balkwil: a wonderful Landscape Collection of Artwork [ countryside - moorland - wave-lashed cliffs - estuary mud flats etc] Book & Dust Jacket as new, not price clipped.now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

TARANTINO A to Z The Films of Tarantino REVISED & ENLARGED Includes Jackie Brown and Beyond

By: BARNES Alan , Freelance Scripwriter & Journalist , HEARN , Marcus , Editor of Star Wars Magazine

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Batsford Film Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 124433

ISBN: 0713484578

Condition: Fine


FINE Larger Laminated P/b.1st ed thus, Revised & Enlarged.The only book to deal exclusively with the films of Hollywood's most controversial director, taking a long look at all of his work. View more info

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ART NOUVEAU , Art Exhibition Catalogue Brighton Museum July 27th - September 5th 1964

By: BATTERSBY , Martin , Private Collection

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Brighton, Brighton Museum: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119242

Condition: VG+


Slim larger format Stiff Card P/b VG+.Art Exhibition Catalogue of Art Nouveau style & design. Unpaginated.18 b/w plates.Intro; 239 items listed.light fade to stapled spine.Tight binding by rusting staples , clean throughout. No inscsps. PLS See our images View more info

DRAW LANDSCAPES

By: BATTERSHILL , NORMAN

Price: £1.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1988

Seller ID: 8358

ISBN: 0713622512

Condition: VG+


Laminated larger format , slim stapled Paperback ,VG+, 48pps , illustrated b/w to all pages , Practical step by step guide by N Battershill - Introduction , 17 titles [ sketching / blocking / shading / skies / media / techniques etc , slight creasing to front laminate o/w no notable defects , sound clean copy , no iansp / annotations View more info

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OLD SYDNEY [ Australia ]

By: BEATTY , Bill , Colonial Historian , COOPER , Ashley , Professional Artist

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Northn Sydney, HORWITZ Publications: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6075

ISBN: 0725500441

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b in Good- D/j.Large.Slim 72pp.250x230mm .illus.by Ashley Cooper, Renowned Professional Artist Spanning 50 Yrs. Mainly colonial historian author Bill Beatty. Line drawings to every page / pictorial history with text. , of yesteryear Australia [ sand boards+gilt titles with edge fox tan , internal clean throughout, no incssp , tight binding ] Dust Jacket price clipped, little grubby from handling, light wear/colour rub/loss, now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE BEST of MRS BEETON'S CHRISTMAS

By: BEETON , Mrs ,

Price: £4.95

Publisher: London, WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124357

ISBN: 0297853074

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in FINE D/j.1st.13579108642. The Legendary Mrs Isabella Beeton was born 1836 Died 1865- she graduated to Home Economics, test kitchen , free-lance editor , writer , food consultant.[ Planning / table laying / style / presentation of food / wine selection / cocktails etc ] Headings for Soups,Stocks / Starters,Snacks / Poultry,Game / Meat / Fish / Mian Vegetarian / side dishes / Stuffings / Savoury sources/ Puddings. Desserts / Sweet sauces, butters / Cakes & Baking/ Beverages etc.[ Table laying, menu planning etc ] Useful Weights & Measures.[ cream cloth gilt tiles, Book as New, no... View more info

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MRS BEETONS CHRISTMAS MENUS Creative Ideas for Festive Entertaining

By: BEETON , MRS , JONES , Bridget, Editor & Food Consultant

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, WARD LOCK: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 124375

ISBN: 0706374738

Condition: Fine


FINE Larger H/b in Near Fine D/j. 1st. Colour illus. Legendary Mrs Isabella Beeton was born 1836 - she graduated to home economics, test kitchen , free-lance editor , writer , food consultant , [ Planning / table laying / style / presentation of food / wine selection / cocktails etc ] 22 Headings for supper / lunch / dinner / buffet , spicy / high tea / canapes / finger food / cheese wines etc ] edited by Editor & Food Consultant etc. Bridget Jones [ book Fine tight binding no inscsp / no annotation ] Dust Jacket not price clipped , £16.99 ,bright & clean , small nick top front. 128pp. 250x... View more info

STRAND THEATRE , IT'S A GIRL , A NEW FARCE [ THE MAGAZINE PROGRAMME NO 880 ]

By: BELLEW , KYRLE [ PROPRIETOR ] , MELFORD , AUSTIN [ PLAYWRIGHT ]

Price: £6.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE MAGAZINE PROGRAMME / STRAND THEATRE: 1932

Seller ID: 7381

Condition: Good


28 pages , Stapled off white Strand Theatre programme - It's A Girl - a new farce by Austin Melford , produced by Leslie Henson and Firth Shephard , dated 1932 , Cast of M Montrose / V Sylvia / A Melford / C Ediss / L Henson / S Howard / J Stuart , full page mono plate L Hensona and Sydney Howard , no inscsp / annotations , good View more info

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PLAYING CARDS History of the Pack and Explanations of its Many Secrets

By: BENHAM , W Gurney , FSA FR Hist S ,

Price: £37.50

Publisher: London, Ward Lock & Co ltd: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6217

Condition: VG-


H/b larger format.Cards home and Abroad illustrated 242 Figs. many in Colour.Includes chapters on Tarot Cards, The European 4 Suit Pack, The Earliest English Playing Cards preserved, The London Company of Makers of Playing Cards, Records of The Company Of Makers of Playing Cards etc. [history / pedigree / folk lore /romance / ancedote / legend ] Red cloth illus in line to front.[ book No inscsp, sound binding, light tan to paper.boards pale fox tan spotting.[ Paper-card Dust Jacket not clipped, 12s 6d ,Col card illus. laid-on Front cover.minor corner edgewear loss , covers clean for age , 4x l... View more info

BENINGFIELD'S ENGLISH FARM

By: BENINGFIELD , GORDON

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, VIKING: 1988

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 9179

ISBN: 0670811912

Condition: VG


H/b very large square format , Dust Jacket , VG/VG , 139pps , colour illustrated by author & illustrator Gordon Beningfield - stated as ecclesiastical artist - since early 1960's built a reputation as a Country Artist , these paintings are the subject of television film & Major Exhibitions across England [ all paintings lovely mix of countryside and its animals [ Shire Horse / donkey / pigs etc ] book has small white area to its' cream backgrounf illus feps o/w no notable faults [ col illus D/j is price clipped however a Viking price sticer remains - no nicks/tears/creases - in a clear protect... View more info

REYNOLDS

By: BENSUSAN, S L

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London,TC & EC Jack,Undated:

Seller ID: 1835


205x155mm approx,hard cardboards with tipped on plate,80 uncut pgs,previous owner's bookplate's plates to fep,one being the Coat of Arms from the library of the British Aristocrat,The Earl of Lytton,Knebworth,-Masterpieces in Colour series,edited by T Leman Hare.containing eight colour plates.Mrs Hoare and Child/Nelly O'Brien/tThree Graces/Age of Innocence/Lord Heathfield/Portrait of 2 Gentlemen/Portrait of Lady and Child/Duchess of Devonshire and child.from the Wallace/National Gallery and Chatsworth collections. VG View more info

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GRAFT , TALES of an ACTOR

By: BERKOFF , Steven , Theatre Director, Playwright , Actor & Pioneer

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, OBERON: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 5861

ISBN: 1840020407

Condition: Fine


SIGNED COPY. FINE H/b in NrFINE D/j.1st ed.1st print.The author's personal tales of an actor spoken with a bracing honesty of all round Experience of Theatre life - a pioneer - with views both caustic and invigorating [ later also appeared in films ] " to be read by anyone interested in the theatre and in the work of actors." Paul Scofield [ the soul of the actor / acute / painful / funny /terrors of stupidity / and hilarity ] by one dynamic & unforgettable character. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

A GUIDE TO THE COLLECTIONS OF STAINED GLASS (VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM DEPARTMENT OF CERAMICS)

By: BERNARD RACKHAM , F.S.A.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE BOARD OF EDUCATION VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123591

Condition: Very Good


Buff Card covers with black printed titles to spine and upper cover, sewn paperback. 245 x 155 mm approx. xii + 142 pp + 64 pages of b/w plates on glossy paper. Preface by Eric Maclagan. Written by the the then keeper of the Department of Ceramics the collection which includes the stained glass panels from William Morris's workshop and from the Chapel of the Holy Blood Bruge are one of the most comprehensive in the world. The text includes chapters on Technique, English and French Stained Glass of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries, ditto of the Fourteenth, Late Gothic and Early Renaissance ... View more info