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PIERO DELLA FRANCESCA

By: CARLO BERTELLI (TRANSLATOR- EDWARD FARRELLY)

Price: £29.00

Publisher: NEW HAVEN, YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 122776

ISBN: 0300057032

Condition: Near Fine


Grey Boards with white titles to spine, 295 x 255 mm approx. 240 pp. 152 illustrations in main body of text in colour and monochrome together with plans. + Catalogue of 20 principle works with full colour plates and some sub illustrations in monochrome. Written by the former Director of the Brera Art Gallery in Milan and a professor of medieval and renaissance art and member of the Restoration Panel for the Sistine Chapel the book contains a full scale biography of Piero... View more info

ROMNEY MARSH AT WAR

By: CARPENTER , Edward , A Leading Authority on Romney Marsh & Native of Lydd

Price: £9.95

Publisher: SUTTON Publishing Ltd: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120996

ISBN: 0750922354

Condition: Fine


Tall Sutton Laminated P/b.FINE.120pp.Well illustrated B/w photo-plates & Maps. A Historical Record. E Carpenter, a native of the garrison town of Lydd, is one of the leading authorities on the history of Romney Marsh & has written many books and articles about the Area - including 2 books of old photographs. In this fascinating and evocative book he has brought together a graphic collection of reminiscences and recalls the extraordinary effect of the Second World War on ... View more info

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THE CRAFT and CREATION of WOOD SCULPTURE

By: CARSTENSON , Cecil C , Sculpture Artist & Distinguished Professional

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, J M DENT & Sons Ltd: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119437

ISBN: 0460078860

Condition: Fine


Large FINE H/b in VG+ D/J. Sculptor Artist CC Carstenson - HLife-long Sculpture lecturer & Teacher - in all mediums - last 25 years in wood. [ KansaS City Art Institute, USA] illustrated 84 b/w plates by MJ Mott.Edited by WS Brown.A Distinguished Professional in all mediums - last 25 years in wood.illus show work-in-progress, materials, procedures & finished item. - appendices include charts , available woods & wood carving tools.Designed for the beginner - specific prac... View more info

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HUGH CASSON DIARY

By: CASSON , Sir Hugh , KCVO , Professor Enviromental Design at Royal College of Art etc.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, MACMILLAN: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123545

ISBN: 0333311124

Condition: Fine


Brown Boards with gilt titles to spine, 245 x 190 mm approx. 176 pp.First Edition 1st printing 1981. The author's record of 1980 in his 70th year on earth and 4th as President of The Royal Academy of Arts. Profusely illustrated by the author. "His text is witty and serious, philosophical and critical, perceptive and optimistic about human nature. His pen and ink cartoons are economical and sharply pointed, his watercolours gentle and fresh" - per flap fold of d/j... View more info

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NEEDLEWORK , The Smithsonian Illustrated Library of Antiques

By: CAVALLO , ADOLPH S

Price: £12.00

Publisher: USA, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Design: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11588

Condition: Near Fine


Adolp S Cavallo Consultant & Curator, Cooper-Hewitt Museum , Smithsonian Library of Antiques, Needlework Through the Centuries , Tapestry, Indigenous , Far East , Raised Embriodery, Fabric Textiles Design. Spanning 2,000 years this is a charm of a book for all interested in ebroidered work - dragon robes , festival costumes, Middle Age wall hangings etc.[ Art & design] craftsmen, Antiquities & social history.Book Green 1/4 binding to boards+gilt titles to front & spine.n... View more info

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COSTUME JEWELLERY

By: CERA , Deaanna Farneti , Foundling Chairman of the Society of Jewellery Historians , U.S.A. & former Ass.Dir.& Curator Bologna's Museum Modern Art

Price: £9.95

Publisher: U.K., Antique Collector's Club: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 122412

ISBN: 1851492658

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in VG D/j.1st U.K.ed. Former Ass.Dir.& Curator Bologna's Museum Modern Arts. illustrated 'nigh all pages in Colour.256pp.Selection Criteria.Intro; Edwardian - Art Nouveau - Art Deco - White period - First Costume Jewelry - Hollywood - Paris - Italy; Glos: Biblio:[ navy cloth gilt titles , no inscsp. book fine throughout] Dust Jacket real tiny col spot-dot loss top front & one to top rear; light crease top rear moreso to rear base. now in clear easily Removable p... View more info

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COOK-UPS of World War Two with Recipes from the Kitchen Front

By: CHALKER , Bryan , Writer & Broadcasteron Social History of 1930's & 1940's

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Bristol, Redcliffe Press Ltd: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119390

ISBN: 0948265361

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE P/b.Slim Laminated 80pp.1st ed.WW2 Recipes with Food Rationing. Intro; the Kitchen, the Restaurant , potatoes with everything ,National Loaf, Brand names , Dig for it & save it etc.[ tight binding, clean throughout, neat stamped inscsp. 1st page all else Fine.B/w & Colour illustrated.[ marmite cubes / Crawfords / oxo / Wrights chocolate/ Egall dried eggs etc].240x170mm Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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LAY OUT AND COMMERCIAL ART

By: CHARLES C. KNIGHTS

Price: £30.00

Publisher: LONDON, BUTTERWORTH & CO: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121434

Condition: Very Good


Green Paper covered boards with brown cloth quarter binding and laid on paper title slip. 230 x 145 mm approx. xx + 388 + 12pp index.+ 192 plates on glossy art paper. Vol 7 in a series called "The Library of Advertising" published by Butterworths. Although much has changed in the digital printing era the principles associated with good lay out, presentation and some practices associated with graphic/ commercial art remain constant and the book remains an excellen... View more info

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TEACH YOURSELF HANDWEAVING

By: CHERRY, Eve

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, English Universities Press Ltd: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 117804

Condition: VG


Small H/b+jacket, VG/Poor. E Cherry, Teach Yourself Series by English Universities Press,191pp.illus 6 b/w plates & 89 line drawings.preface, ackns; 5 appendices, tables, terminology, 18 chpts.starting from Card Loom to making a Table Loom .comprehensive practical books - arts & crafts [vg blue book ,publishers proverb to end-papers, No inscsp, tight binding, clean] yellow/black Dust Jacket not price clipped, 6/-, edgwear of small nicks/tears/loss - max10mm- Please see o... View more info

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HEBDOMEROS A Novel

By: CHIRICO , Giorgio de , Famous Greek Artist , Former Initiator of Surrealism etc

Price: £18.50

Publisher: London, PETER OWEN Ltd: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123552

ISBN: 0720638542

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in Good D/j.1st UK.ed." The only novel by the famous artist" [ Born Greece 1888, by 1912 he had exhibited paintings in The Salon d' Automne, Paris..In this brilliant picaresque of the imagination de Chirico relates how Hebdomeros & his companions move from place to place & witness many extraordinary events - surrealistic, enigmatic, often comic.Bringing together strongly contracting periodsof his paintings and totally different classical themes. illus.... View more info

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THE GUIDE TO FANTASY ART TECHNIQUES

By: CHRIS EVANS (TEXT) MARTYN DEAN (EDITOR)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: LIMPSFIELD SURREY, PAPER TIGER/ DRAGON'S WORLD: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122518

ISBN: 0905895975

Condition: Fine


Blue Boards with white titles to spine. 300 x 215 mm approx. 112pp. Insight into the creative process with tips for the beginner and copious examples of the work of 8 image makers :- Jim Burns, Ian Miller, Patrick Woodroffe, Philip Castle, Syd Mead, Chris Foss, Martin Bower and Boris Vallejo. Near Fine VG (Book- no previous owner name or insc. No notable defects. Dust Jacket- 2 mm approx. max rubbing/nicks to extremities and a little colour rubbing to top of rear fore ed... View more info

EMBROIDERY AND TAPESTRY WEAVING A PRACTICAL TEXT-BOOK of DESIGN and WORKMANSHIP

By: CHRISTIE , MRS ARCHIBALD H , Specialist

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, SIR ISAAC PITMAN & Sons: 1928

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 123607

Condition: VG


VG+ H/b.Small.4th ed. 1924. green boards+ beige cloth quarter binding. Bright titles to spine & front.185x125mm, thick format403pp + 4pp publisher's adverts. illus.186 figs+16 half-tone plates.From the Artistic Crafts Series of Technical Handbooks this is the celebrated work of the author, Grace Christie, the Recognised Authority in her time.[ ink inscsp.to front blank green end paper. binding sound [no cracks to end papers] Some shelf wear to clean boards but no other n... View more info

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CLIFTON , Not So Long Ago, with Photographs from the Michael J Tozer Collection,

By: CLARIDGE , Andrew , WILLIAMSON , Barry

Price: £5.95

Publisher: BRISTOL, PRIVATELY PUBLISHED: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11687

Condition: VG+


Oblong laminated P/b 40pp.illustrated with photographs from the Michael Tozer collection.Old archive photographs of Clifton, Bristol District.Compiled by A Claridge & B Williamson.Photographic History / Pictorial History].2 street Maps to centre pages 1787 & 1853. and Advertisements from the 1906 Clifton Guide. Gloucester Row c.1909 to fronat & Sion Hill to rear.[ booklett- No inscsp, tight binding, clean staples ] Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale... View more info

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COCK-A-DOODLE-DO

By: COCHRAN , Charles B

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, J M DENT & Sons Ltd: 1941

Seller ID: 120362

Condition: VG


H/B+ D/J VG/Poor+.A Showman " who made Piccadilly Circus" "a delightful book , very different from ,conventional memoirs . lavish illustrations . most engaging " Profusely illustrated 40 Sepia photographic plates of productions & stars, 20th Century Theatre - Stage - famous Actors.22 chpts .His wide experience from Ibsen to Russian ballet - to cabaret & his young ladies .opera . famous friends . [ blue cloth with bright Gilt motif to front, navy title blo... View more info

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POTTERY Techniques of Decoration

By: COLBECK , John , Potter & Teacher head of Ceramics

Price: £19.95

Publisher: London, BT Batsford Ltd: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 117866

ISBN: 0713460547

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE Large 1st.P/b.ed. illustrated all pages 288pp. Practical Art Books.Thie intention of this book is to describe practical aspects of the process of pottery decoration which require no machinery [Intro, advice, gloss; further reading] Laminated P/b Fine throughout.No inscp.no annotaions.Tight bindings [ covers light spine fade, bright & clean] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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A BRISTOL CHANNEL ALBUM

By: COLLARD , Chris ,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stroud, TEMPUS Publishing Ltd: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 122864

ISBN: 0752444158

Condition: Fine


SIGNED Copy.FINE Laminated P/b.1st.Author C Collard [ author of Bristol Channel Steamers / Shipping etc] b/w plates to all pages, with text.128pp.[Pictorial History/Photographic History] The start of it all / water /pocket steamers / ports/ resorts / Ravenswood / Lady Margaret / Lady Evelyn / Brighton Belle / South Westward Ho etc.[ signed by aiuthor with inscsp." very best wishes " to title page.no other name or inscsp. 235x160mm. Please see our images of the actual boo... View more info

ORIENTAL CARPETS AND RUGS a Guide for Salsemen

By: COLLINS , I F S

Price: £18.50

Publisher: London, Carpet Review Haymarket Press Ltd: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9934

Condition: Fine-


H/b , Dust Jacket , FINE - / VG , 1st edition , well illustrated b/w plates , 184pps+18 pages publishers adverts , IFS Collins a practical Rug Dealer well equiped to write on this subject - formerly on Export side of leading London bonded warehouse , illus show hand-woven rugs , details of weave and construction . Foreword , Gloss, index , 39 chpts [ includes chpt on Salesmanship & suitability ] the East , the Far east , Middle eastern , North Africa etc [ mid green clot... View more info

HAPPY DAYS

By: COOK , BERYL

Price: £7.95

Publisher: London, Victor Gollanzc: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9933

ISBN: 0575061928

Condition: Fine


H/b+D/j FINE/VG+.1st ed.Humour Artist Beryl Cook; larger than life & every day folk.illus.big bold bright colour.[ navy cloth Gilt titles , No inscsp.Fine ] [ Dust Jacket not price clipped,14.99 , No spine fade, no loss: 2 small nicks to spine base- all else as new.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE NEW TECH GARDEN

By: COOPER , Paul , Lecturer & Sculptor , Royal Horticultural Gold Holder

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, MITCHELL BEAZLEY: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119392

ISBN: 1840003375

Condition: Fine


Large FINE H/b in Near Fine D/j.1st ed. Paul Cooper a former Art & Design Lecturer - now successful Sculptor - major exhibits home & abroad .Award Winner the Royal Horticultural Gold. Man-made materials & cutting-edge technologies.- plastics - steel - perspex - glass - textiles For the Unconventional - For new styles - For small urban spaces - for gardens & patios.- For low maintenance -192pp.-Colour illustrated all pages.Intro, kinetic , water , soft, etc [ blue cloth s... View more info

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THE LAKE DISTRICT Pocket Pictorial Guide to

By: CORBETT , Val , Photographer

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, MYRIAD Books Ltd: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123540

ISBN: 1847463983

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b.FINE D/j.1st ed.1st print.2011.Val Corbett well known Cumbria Photographer.PIctorial Guide with text.Colour illus. all pages with stunning views.[ Small.Slim vol.No inscsp. book & Dust Jacket as new. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info