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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 u... View more info

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AN EMBROIDERY BOOK , Revised Edition

By: ARTHUR , Ann Knox , Glasgow School of Art

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, A & C BLACK Ltd: 1931

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 120261

Condition: Good


Large H/b.1st thus- Revised ed.1931.in D/j. Designer AK Arthur from the Glasgow School of Art.Of value to Teachers & Students.Illusrated 8 Colour & 8 B/w plates plus 87 in line illus.Intro; 13 chpts.includes 6 main points of the art, construction , design , backgrounds , darning , weaving , button-hole, couching, braids etc.Hats, scarf, cushions etc. Good/Poor. [ book sound copy no exposed hinges, pale fox spotting throughout, no inscsp, no annotation, covers also foxed ... 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 2... 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 ... 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

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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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ALDOUS HUXLEY A Biography 2 VOLUMES .Volume One 1894-1939 , Volume Two 1939-1963 [ 2 Vols Volume 1 & Volume 2 ]

By: BEDFORD , Sybille , Distinguished Writer, Biographer & Friend of some 30 Years

Price: £29.00

Publisher: London, CHATTO & WINDUS Ltd/ William Collins Sons & Co.Ltd / Published Jountly: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121861

Condition: Fine


2 FINE H/b.2 VG D/j's.Both 1st ed.Biographer S Bedford " as a girl she lived for long periods in his household - details of his life, gossip, picnics, jokes, money, work , the endless house moves, all familiar to her first-hand.His friends were often her friends. His immense reading helped to form her mind - like him her great distinction as a writer extends." The renowned Aldous Huxley translated & studied worldwide.- one of the most outstanding English men of l... 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 ... 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 notabl... 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/... 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 ... 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 ... View more info

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MARY BERRY AT HOME , Over 150 Recipes for Every Occasion

By: BERRY , Mary , a Foremost Cookery Author & Cook [runs Aga Workshops ]

Price: £19.95

Publisher: London, BBC Books: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118625

ISBN: 0563387386

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b.FINE D/j as new.1st ed. A Foremost Cookery Author & Cook etc. M Berry also runs Aga Workshops. BBC TV Series.- from easy family suppers to large parties.[ indoor & outdoor plus some drinks ] Colour illustrated.288pp.[ No inscsp.not price clipped] A Gift of a book. 288pp.255x195mm. 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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AMERICAN TEXTILES and NEEDLEWORK

By: BETTERTON , Shiela ,

Price: £3.00

Publisher: BATH , U.K., The AMERICAN MUSEUM in Britain: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121481

Condition: Very Good


Laminated P/b Undated c.1960-70's. Textile design, arts & crafts needle work.Undated c.1960's. Intro; / Coverlets / quilting / Rugs / Crewel / Indian crafts.[ Clean staples & covers, No inscsp.12 neat under-linings all else Fine throughout. Tight staples. covers just starting to tan.]Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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I SPY COUNTRY CRAFTS No 27

By: BIG CHIEF I SPY

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, NEWS CHRONICLE: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10297

Condition: VG


Small VG P/b.Publisher date of 1955 to Title page.1st ed.48pp. 6d. The News Chronicle I Spy series no 27. no inscsp. all entries left blank & rear record page.[ paper med fox browned. front bright & clean shows thatcher at work , Rusty but sound staples , tight bindings , rear cover fox tan & light crease. 42 headings , boys / girls - teaching learning is also fun - observation.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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I SPY TOWN CRAFTS No 26

By: BIG CHIEF I SPY

Price: £8.95

Publisher: London, NEWS CHRONICLE: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11131

Condition: VG


Small VG P/b.1st ed.?Publisher date of 1955 to Title page; this title 2nd to last listed on back cover.48 pps. 6d. The News Chronicle I Spy series no 26. no inscsp. all entries left blank & rear record page.[ paper browned , front bright & clean shows violin maker at work. Rusted but sound staples , tight bindings.42 headings. boys / girls - teaching learning is also fun - observation. Covers very minor dot/spots to rear, slight edgewear col/rub/loss to spine top. Please... View more info

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KENT SURREY and SUSSEX WATERCOLOURS by JOHN TOOKEY

By: BIGNELL , ALAN , TOOKEY , JOHN ,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, GORDON FRASER: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122233

ISBN: 0860921115

Condition: Fine


Large FINE H/b in FINE D/j.1st ed. Artist J Tookey trained Sir John Cass School [ similar style to Edward Seago ] currently Painter & Poet , he holds classes & his work acquired by Galleries , Corporate & private Collectors , Map of all covered areas.Text by A Bignell who lives & writes about Kent , Reporter for Kent Messenger for 30 yrs & devotee of Rural scenery - previous books acclaimed.60pp.[ tight binding, No inscsp, no annotation, Dust Jacket is price clipped, Lam... View more info

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THE MANUAL OF PRACTICAL POTTING

By: BINNS , Charles F.Editor. Specially compiled by Experts

Price: £30.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE POTTERY GAZETTE / SCOTT, GREENWOOD & CO: 1898

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 118287

Condition: Very Good


Sandy Brown cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and front board 220 x 145mm approx, Victorian Bible black end papers, x + 204pp + 4 of commercial Pottery suppliers adverts. Undated, attributed to 1898 by reference to copac. Binding and adverts confirm circa that date. all edges of book block stained red. Initial introductory chapter on the rise and progress of the potter's art followed by extensive recipes for bodies ie China, Longport, Nantgarw, Spode etc, Semi-porce... View more info