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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 see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 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, Laminated boards to book with matching scene to cover] now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see o... 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-porcelain and vitreous, Ironstone, Dips, + chapters of recipes for Glazes, Underglazes, Colours Oils and varnishes, etc. An invalu... View more info

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AMISH QUILTS

By: BISHOP , Robert , Director Museum American Folk Art , SAFANDA , Elizabeth , Teacher

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, LAURENCE KING Ltd: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123572

ISBN: 1856690121

Condition: Fine


FINE Large Laminated P/b.1st UK ed.Profuselly illus. all pages in Colour + few b/w. 11 Headings;- the appeal / spiritual & cultural roots / simple dress / their environment / Quilt origin / Piercing the quilt / quilting frolic / dyes & materials / stitched designs / geographical & historical / conclusion;- Diversity within Conformity. Pennsylvania & Midwestern Quilts.No inscsp.not clipped. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

ENCHANTED EVENINGS the Broadway Musical from Show Boat to Sondheim

By: BLOCK , GEOFFREY , Professor of Music

Price: £10.00

Publisher: NEW YORK & OXFORD, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10334

ISBN: 0195107918

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in Near FINE D/j.1st edi. G BLock - Professor of Music at University of Puget Sound School of Music.- he has published widely on the Broadway Musical & has composed 3 musicals etc . 410pp , illustrated b/w plates & in line, throuhgout.Preface.Intro.Synopses , Discography , 16 Appendices. Notes. Select Biblio; [ revivals , scores , sources etc ] Lilac boards, navy 1/4 binding & silver titles. no inscsp.] Dust Jacket not not price clipped, $35.Minor edgewear. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

ISLAM Empire of Faith

By: BLOOM , JONATHAN , Professor , BLAIR , SHEILA , Professor

Price: £9.50

Publisher: LONDON, B B C Worldwide Ltd: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 8704

ISBN: 0563534524

Condition: VG+


Hard Cover , Dust Jacket , both near Fine condition VG+/VG+ , 1st edition thus , illustrated , 269pps , authors J Bloom & S Blair , both University Professors of Islamic and Asian Art , Exploring the ist millenium of the Islamic culture , this accessable overview shatters stereotypes and enlightens readers [ ancient times / Koran , poetry , biography / literature / 9th century travel guide / 13th c. recipie / science / medecine / art ] no noteworthy defects to either book or D/j , no inscsp , col illus D/j not price clipped View more info

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LOOKING AT OLD PRINTS

By: BOOTH , John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Westbury, Cambridge House Books: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 119803

ISBN: 0906853036

Condition: VG+


SIGNED Copy.Large format.203pp.illustrated with 70 old Prints.The author guides the reader through the various handworked techniques employed by the early printmakers & methods used. Suggestions for;- care of , conservation of , possible investment value , the book scope is both extensive & varied. Also disclosed is a fascinating insight to the social life at the time. The book is Fine Signed & inscribed by the author with no other inscriptions. Dust Jacket not clipped, minor crease & small indentation outlines to rear cover, no tears or loss, even fade to spine. Pls see our image View more info

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MODEL SHIPWRIGHT , Number 105 September 1988

By: BOWEN , John , C Eng MRINA , Editor

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, CONWAY MARITIME Press [ QUARTERLY ]: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 120376

ISBN: 0851777627

Condition: Fine


Laminated P/b.72pp. For the model maker that is seeking the highest level of perfection , fine workmanship , exactness and wealth of detail [ ] b/w illustrated all pages with text.[ old wooden ship the Flint/ Bouvet French battleship/Pilot cutters/ miniature merchantmen Stavangerford/ Etching notes / Steam Yacht etc, pls ask for others listed if req. ] A Laid-in large, Fold-out Modeler's Draught of the SS Kakariki in Fine condition. book fine throughout, No inscsp. no annotation, bright covers. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale.NB.NOT FADED the Camera flash has lightened... View more info

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ALL OUR YESTERDAYS A Pictorial Record of the London Borough of Sutton over the last Century

By: BRADLEY, IAN : BROUGHTON, JUNE : CLUETT, DOUGLAS

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Sutton, SUTTON Libraries & Arts Services: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119688

ISBN: 0950322423

Condition: VG+


VG+ Stapled Illustrated Paperback, Landscape format. 215x280mm approx. 58pp printed on glossy paper. 85 b/w historical photographs of streets, properties, businesses, people, vehicles and events some from the donation of French & Co photos to the Borough and mainly from the Victorian and Edwardian eras. Formed in 1965 from the three local authority areas : Sutton and Cheam, Carshalton, and Beddington and Wallington the photos are presented such and are of interest to both present and former residents. (Book- light shelf soiling and rubbing to covers. No previous owner name and no other notable... View more info

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BUILT IN FURNITURE Foyles Handbooks

By: BRADMAN , W A G

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, W & G FOYLE Ltd: 1954

Seller ID: 11489

Condition: Fine


Small Slim H/b.[ internal FINE ] Covers Good. W A G Bradman [ Caravan Construction / Wood Finishing etc]. Foyle Handicraft Books, DIY, Easy Removable self-assembled furniture - , Cupboards, Joints, Woodworking, Kitchen Units of 1950's Style , Sliding Door Panel Etc Practical manual, 84pp illustrated line drawings by S ABully.185x125mm [ Foyles Handbooks] No inscsp. Dust jacket price clipped, 2/6. No inscsp. Laminated exterior listing other titles in series.edgewear col/rub loss. mainly top spine. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE COMMONWEALTH PACK STORY BOOK Eight Tales About Brownies in Different Countries

By: BRAMBLEBY , Alisa , Former Brownie Advisor to the Commonwealth , BIRO , Artist

Price: £4.95

Publisher: Leicester, Brockhampton Press: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121038

Condition: VG+


H/b+d/j.VG+/Gd.1st ed.1965.Youth Groups around the world - 8 Tales of Brownies Activities by the former Brownie Advisor to the Commonwealth A Brambleby.illustrated in liine by Artist Biro.[ Australia / Canada / New Zealand / Nyasaland / India / Pakistan / Jamaica / England ] red cloth gilt titles No inscsp.clean paper but with the odd pale markings to some pages from a child] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 8/6 , paper starting to fox tan, light handling, edgewear col.rub/loss with assoc creases.98%.now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .Please see our image of the actual b... View more info

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PLEASURE WITH PAPER

By: BREDA , A Van (Translator W E James)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, FABER: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123882

Condition: Fine


Burgundy Boards with yellow titles to spine, 215 x 160 mm approx. 158 pp. profusely illustrated by line figs in text to accompany the directions the book shows how paper toys and models can be made at very little cost. Progressive - from simple objects to masks, animals in three dimensions and working toys.First published in the uk in 1954 the copy offered is of the 2nd impression 1956. Sequel to the author's "Adventures With Paper" Fine/VG (Book- no defects. No previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket- a little light rubbing to extremities with tiny loss to corner tips and head/tail ... View more info

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CRAFTS for GIRLS A FOYLES HANDBOOK

By: BRINLEY , Rosemary , Needlework Editor

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, W & G FOYLE LTD: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120370

Condition: VG


H/b+D/j.VG/Poor+.illustrated line drawings.GIrls crafts by Needlework Editor R Brinley. 12 chpts to this small siize Practica Guide. [Party decs / boxes / early needlework/ raffia/ baskets/ tins etc./ doll clothes / book jackets / knitting/ felt / card loom/ patch / rugs/ printing etc] for layman , teachers & student. 92pp. orange card boards with b/w photo to front of girls & their craftworkt, No inscsp, no annotaion, tight binding, fine throughout. External mild edgewear, light spine crease.[ Dust Jacket med handling soil, 12/6,light fade, minor edgewear col rub/loss, 10mm closed-tear-line t... View more info

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THE NATIONAL GALLERY LEWIS BEQUEST ,

By: BROCKWELL , Maurice W ,

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, GEORGE ALLEN & Sons: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7947

Condition: Very Good


1st ed., blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spine+ front. Gilt to top foredge.231pp. B/w Frontis+ Tissue-guard.+ 32 b/w plates.A Plan of The National Gallery. Preface by Sir Charles Holroyd. The Will of TD Lewis.Llisted pictures in the Lewis Bequest. 7 Appendices- includes - with permission - Tables compiled by Mr Bernhard Bevenson on the basis of his well-known books on Italian Art .Biblio; French, Dutch , Netherlands , English & Italian Schools (book light shelf wear to extremities of boards. Offset browning to end papers. mild to moderate foxing to foredge & some margins] Dust Jacket ser... View more info

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ENGLISH COSTUME of the LATER MIDDLE AGES The Fourteenth & Fifteenth Centuries

By: BROOKE , Iris

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, A & C BLACK Ltd: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118426

Condition: VG


H/b+jacket VG/Good. 1st ed. Profusely illustrated full-page to alternate pages in line and colour - showing the developement from simple homespun to the extravagance of the early Tudors .83pp. incl. publishers adverts.[clean book no inscp.or annotations, tight binding] Dust Jacket not price clipped,7/6 ,minor rub.loss top/tail spine 1mm.light handling marks bit grubbier to rear - now in clear proprietory protective cover. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

REMBRANDT A STUDY OF HIS LIFE AND WORK

By: BROWN,BALDWIN,MA

Price: £6.50

Publisher: LONDON,DUCKWORTH,1911:

Seller ID: 2967


200x148mm approx,brown boards with gilt lettreing and gilt pattern to f/board,341 pgs,[an erased insc.],slight foxing to prelimary pgs,The Library of Art,B Brown,MA,Professor of Fine Art in the University of Edinburgh.Illustrated-45 plates, in 11 sections;-Work-study/ method /Rembrandt's place in modern painting/Surroundings of/Early life and fotunes of [1606-1642]/Later life of[1642-1669]/different fields of/drawings/etced work/earlier paintings/later paintings/as an artist. conception,treatment/handling.etc.Gilt top foredges,a good sound copy, VG. View more info

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CLARINET Yehudi Menuhin Guides

By: BRYMER , Jack , Lifetime International Concert Soloist & Principal Clarinettist London Orcheatra

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Khan & Averill: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 12030

ISBN: 1871082129

Condition: Near Fine


Laminated P/b NearFINE. 259pp. 1st edition 1990.J Brymer - a lifetime International Concert Soloist & Principal Clarinettist in the London Orchestra.Yehudi Menuhin series are important books each one dealing with one instrument penned by an ackknowledged master.[ Teacher/ student/ all ages] a comprehensive work.[ current day / accoustics/ practical / artistic / teaching - learning/ reportoire/ book list/ discography] modern science has revealed hitherto unknown facets of the clarinet's structure . [ book tight bindings, No inscsp or annotaions, very tiny laminate lift top/tail spine. PLS See o... View more info

STATE BIRDS

By: BUCKLEY , VIRGINIA , SINGER , ARTHUR

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Lodestar Books E P Dutton: 1986

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 9405

ISBN: 0525671773

Condition: Fine


H/b , Dust Jacket , 1st edition 10987654321 , one World's Foremost Bird Artist's Arthur Singer - col illustrated all pages , 64pps , An artistic treasure to cherish with text by V Bailey , A Singer - a long eminent career wildlife artist & Alan Singer , his son , is following in his footsteps - he has taught and contributed illustrations to numerous publications including this one , State Birds is endorsed by the National Audubon Society & the National Wildlife Federation [ Laminated col illus book as new , no inscsp ] [ matching col illus to D/j just begining to fox cream o/w no notable defec... View more info

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SOUTHAMPTON REMEMBERED , Down Memory Lane

By: BURNESS , Maureen ,

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Horndean , Hants;, Milestone Publications: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119218

ISBN: 0903852772

Condition: VG+


Laminated Oblong P/b VG+.1st ed 1st imp. Pictorial History of Yesteryear. Down Memory Lane series.Old B/w photographic plates nigh all pages with text - continues onto end papers.Tight binding, clean staples, no inscsp.clean throughout.lamiinated covers sunned. PLS See our image. View more info

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DIGITAL FANTASY PAINTING A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO CREATING FANTASY ART ON YOUR COMPUTER

By: BURNS, MICHAEL

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, COLLINS: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11905

ISBN: 0007160038

Condition: Fine


Illustrated laminated boards repeating the illustration on the dust jacket. 160pp. A practical intro. to obtaining the skills and knowledge to design everything from hyperreal people to vivid 3D creatures and surreal landscapes. Contains software reviews at end. (Book - No notable defects. No previous owner name or insc. Now in a proprietary protective wrapper). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info