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DOGS OF TODAY

By: COX , HARDING , LLB FZS

Price: £8.00

Publisher: LONDON, A & C Black Ltd: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11417

Condition: VG


H/B+jacket.1st ed.127pp. illustrated 60 Sepia plates by top photographers of the day of Famous Breeds.Major Harding Cox LLB FZS.Intro - the evolution.One page of text opposite each plate.[ red boards+ black titles & scottie motif to lower frnt corner to book no inscsp, sound binding, light fox & tan spotting to 1st/last few pages.] photo illus D/j not price clipped, 5/-, heavier med fox spot tanning to rear+inner flaps.some edgewar loss to corners, rear top, max to spine... View more info

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SHIP MODELLING Hints and Tips

By: CRAINE , J H , Lt.Cdr.[Retd]["Jason"]

Price: £2.00

Publisher: London, PERCIVAL MARSHALL & Co Ltd: 1948

Seller ID: 122859

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b Slim.117pp.235x155mm.A Navy-man's fascination with modelling ships led to this helpful book on types, methods , materials, ropes, guns, anchors etc. flags, painting, settings , minatures etc.cases & clubs. Well llllus. b/w plates & in line.[ tight binding, owner name dated to initial blank page ffep, no annotaion clean throuhgout , fox tan to 1st/last few pages] mild spine fade & light handling. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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QUEEN SUMMER OR THE JOURNEY OF THE LILY AND THE ROSE

By: CRANE , WALTER

Price: £450.00

Publisher: LONDON, CASSELL: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 628

Condition: Good


Large quarto 40 colour plates Penned and portrayed by Walter Crane in his distinctive style this is the large paper edition limited to 250 copies of which this is number 3. Original decorative boards and dec. end papers with velum quarter binding. No inscriptions and book clean. Wear to corners of boards with shelf wear to paper cover at edges principally to top and bottom of boards. Copy of a scarce book by an eminent and collected illustrator.[internally vg] PLS see ou... View more info

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THE CROWD ROARS Tales From the Life of a Professional Stuntman The GREAT OMANI

By: CUNNINGHAM , Ron , " The Great Omani "

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Brighton , Sussex, QueenSpark Books no 35.: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121219

ISBN: 090473370x

Condition: Near Fine


Remarkable Performing Escapist-Artist [ same art & craft as houdini ] skill & illusion [ magical performances].[ eats electric light bulbs / rode wall of death etc] QueenSpark Book No 35.111pp.illus.b/w.[ tight binding, No inscsp.interior Fine] glossy black laminate covers always show up handling nearFine. PLease see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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SUSSEX CLAY TOBACCO PIPES AND THE PIPEMAKERS

By: D.R.ATKINSON , FSA

Price: £10.00

Publisher: EASTBOURNE, Privately Published / Crain Services: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123776

Condition: Very Good


Yellow Card Covers with Black titles and clay Pipe Bowl illustration to front. (Stapled Paperback) 210 x 145 mm approx. 64pp incl rear blanks. 10 pp of line figs, 3 photo. plates and numerous line illustrations in text. Undated circa late 1970's An interesting booklet on the humble clay tobacco pipe and its manufacturing history in Sussex. A subject of interest in itself it also establishes the importance of the use of the discovery of fragments of such items as a tool ... View more info

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THE THEATRE ROYAL BRIGHTON

By: DALE , ANTONY

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Stocksfield, ORIEL PRESS: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118233

ISBN: 0853621853

Condition: Fine


H/b , Dust Jacket , Fine/VG+ , 1st edition , illustrated , 169 pps , red and black mottled boards with silver lettering and decs to spine., illus 15 mono plates.The book traces the deveopment of the building , the story of the often remarkable people that ran it , records the notable plays and players that have been seen there. A valuable reference book for all lovers of the English Theatre. [ book - no inscrips , tight binding ] , d/j price clipped , colour illustrated ... View more info

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THE FALSE FLAMINGOES

By: DAMJAN , Mischa , STEADMAN , Ralph ,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, DOBSON Books ltd: 1968

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 119151

ISBN: 0234771674

Condition: Near Fine


Larger format H/b Dust Jacket FINE/VG+.1st UK ed.Unpaginated. Full-Page Colour paintings by renouned illustrator/Artist Ralph Steadman. ( Bright orange cloth+ black titles, book as new] D/j not clipped however price black inked-through; in clear proprietary protective clear cover. PLS See our image View more info

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THE REASON WHY Practical Answers to Every-Day Bakerhouse Questions REVISED Edition

By: DANIEL , Albert R , Life-time Baker , Author , " by Astonian "

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Shoe Lane, London, MACLAREN & Sons Ltd: 1937

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 122409

Condition: Good


Small Good H/b.[ internal Fine] no inscsp.no annotation.tight binding. A well used edition as seen by the covers; a little weary & marked.Full of practical solutions, suggestions & advice for laymen & professional alike. The 1937 revised edition.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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INTRODUCTION to BOOKBINDING

By: DARLEY , Lionel S , Bookbinder

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, FABER & FABER Ltd: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122781

ISBN: 0571110827

Condition: VG+


VG+ P/b. Author worked in the wholesale bookbinding trade - workshop at home - he has intimate knowledge of both machine and hand binding. Note on Author to ffep.illustrated 8 b/w plates and in line.[ tight binding, no annotation but a small neat previous owner label to initial page; clean covers. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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ELIZABETH DAVID'S CHRISTMAS

By: DAVID , Elizabeth , NORMAN , Jill , Edited by

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph / Penguin Books: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121486

ISBN: 0718146700

Condition: Fine


H/b+ D/j.Both FINE.1st ed. No inscsp." - beautifully written & illustrated - around 150 Recipes from her family file which recently came to light - wherin she was cooking for her sister's family that included 5 children"[ marroon cloth+ gilt titles, no inscsp, not price clipped] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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ARTHUR B DAVIES Essays on His Art with Illustrations ARCO Collector's Series

By: DAVIES , Arthur B , WILLIAMS , Dwight , essays by & Others

Price: £12.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, ARCO Publishing Co Inc.: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121761

Condition: Good


Very Large P/b.VG throughout in Good laminated covers.1st ed.American Artist AB Davies [ 1862-1928] once called "one of the strongest artistic personalities of the time " " we have grown fond of the pastel-coloured eroticsm of the late Victorain Age, and Davies may eyt prove to be one of its greatest protagonists".Text by D Williams, R Cortissoz , FJ Mather Jnr.& FN Price.Chronological Survey of his life[ laminated covers wearing away to top edges & spot ... View more info

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ARTS & CRAFTS of SOUTH AMERICA

By: DAVIES , Lucy , FINI , Mo ,

Price: £14.00

Publisher: San Francisco, USA, Chronicle Books: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122123

Condition: VG+


VG+ Large P/b.Traditional Handicraft of Indigenous Peoples of S'America.[ Crafts / Textiles / Costumes / Jewllery / Metalwork / Basketry / Hats / Bags / Pottery / Collectors / background history & beliefs - to ward off evil spirits [myth / folklore ] Lavishly illustrated Full Colour plus some b/w plates & in line.A Rich Vitality & Diversity.Extensive Research by L Davies & M Fini.[an even light spine fade not effecting titles & minor dot-spot colour loss to spine, book F... View more info

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How To Draw VAMPIRES in Simple Steps

By: DAVIES , Paul Bryn , Artist

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Tunbridge Wells, SEARCH Press: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123556

ISBN: 1844486400

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE Large Slim Laminate P/b.1st .no inscsp. no annotation, no notable defect.Search Press Practical Art Book - Step-by-Step instruction - b/w & some colour. 290x215mm. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE SONG OF LOVE

By: DAVIES, W.H.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: LONDON, JONATHAN CAPE: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8110

Condition: VG


1st ed. VG/VG , Marbled paper boards+ laid on titles to spine & front.61pp . Long Poem ,by the author of Diary of a Super-Tramp, with attractive b/w illustrations by Dora M.Batty. Publisher's promotion leaflet containing press reviews & Llist of the author's other works loosley laid in. A very attractive first edition copy with Dust Jacket in Collectable condition. (book-offset browning to endpapers,small previous owner's monograph neatly pasted to front pastdown under f... View more info

METAL THREAD EMBROIDERY NEW EDITION

By: DAWSON , BARBARA , Lecturer

Price: £9.50

Publisher: LONDON, B T Batsford Ltd: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 18993

ISBN: 071343144X

Condition: VG


H/B larger format , Dust Jacket , VG/VG , 1st edition thus- New edition 1976. profusely illustrated all pages b/w with some full-page colour plates -307 illus., Expert B Dawson a well known exponent of gold work - taught Horsey College of Art & The Royal College of Needlework , now Lecturer Goldsmith's College , Memb. Crafts Centre , Council of great Britain , World Crafts Council , Designer Crafts Society - Exhibiting USA , Switzerland , Britain , Australia. Concentrati... View more info

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PRACTICAL CARVING in WOOD , STONE & Other Materials

By: DAWSON , Robert , Lecturer& Practising Sculptor of Wide Experience etc

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, STUDIO VISTA / Studio Handbooks: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121723

ISBN: 0289701090

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in VG D/j."Carving is the exact opposite of modelling" Intro.Set in 10 parts;- materials / Designing / carving the block / Drawing / Ivory / Wood / Working wood / Stone / plaster / Aeriated concrete / etc. B/w illustrated. Practical working book & valuable Reference.[ mild purple - lilac cloth gilt titles No inscp. no annotation.Fine] Dust Jacket not price clipped, clean & bright, price clipped, crease to inner flap.Please see our image of the actual boo... View more info

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LOOKING AT THE DANCE

By: DENBY, EDWIN , Foremost Dance Critic

Price: £55.00

Publisher: New York, PELLEGRINI & CUDAHY: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5940

Condition: VG


The Foremost American Dance Critic Edwin Denby.- This is a noted work by America's then foremost dance critic on over a decade of dance in the 1930's and 40's - from Ballet to Broadway.Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering and design to spine. 432pp. B/w Frontis photo & numerous other b/w photo. plates. (not listed). Record of Dance history from the author's celebrated New York Herald Tribune pieces and longer essays written for "Modern Music" and other distinguish... View more info

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BETTER DONE IN FRANCE

By: DEVOY , Lucille

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, John GIFFORD Ltd: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119742

Condition: VG


uncommon.Small slim H/b VG.1st ed 1947.printed on wartime paper -French Practical Household tips - Housekeeping on ration cards. dry cleaning starching double sheet life eiderdowns tar stains toughen silk et English text. 59 Headings - a good insight into Social History of the time & an interesting little volume. yellow cloth very clean copy, no inscsp. tight binding View more info

WOODCUTS AND METAL CUTS OF THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY Chiefly of the German School

By: DODGSON , CAMPBELL

Price: £28.50

Publisher: LONDON, BRITISH MUSEUM By Order of the Trustees: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9601

Condition: VG


Hard back larger format , VG , 1st edition 1914, illustrated b/w , 36pps+xii plus xlviii pages of 48 Plates , " the more important specimens - reproductions in collotype - from important & characteristic - German and Flemish - " Intro+preface by Campbell Dodgson , text in 7 sections [ German woodcuts 1400-1460 / block-books/woodcuts allied character / G , 1460-80 / German= FlemisH+one English / G Book illus+broadsides 1473-1500 / dotted+ other prints/imps from me... View more info

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BOOKBINDING AND THE CARE OF BOOKS A TEXT-BOOK FOR BOOKBINDERS AND LIBRARIANS

By: DOUGLAS COCKERELL

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, SIR ISAAC PITMAN: 1948

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 123570

Condition: Very Good


Green paper covered boards with black titles and oatmeal cloth quarter binding. 190 x 130 mm approx. 333 pp + 3pp publisher's adverts. 1948 reprint of the 4th Edition of 1925 in dust jacket. Frontis, 8 plates in half tone of period bindings + 119 figs in text by Noel Rooke. Published in Pitman's "Artistic Crafts Series" this manual has stood the test of time and remains an invaluable book for any aspiring book binder. As suggested by the title it is also of use t... View more info