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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 book offered for sale. View more info

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ORIENTAL CARPETS AND RUGS a Guide for Salesmen

By: COLLINS , I F S , an Authority

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Carpet Review Haymarket Press Ltd: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9934

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE H/b in VG D/j. IFS Collins , a practical Rug Dealer , is well equipped to write on this subject - formerly on Export side of leading London bonded warehouse.[ illus show hand-woven rugs , details of weave & construction.39 chpts [ includes Salesmanship & Suitability ]The East , The Far East , Middle Eastern , North Africa etc Well illust. b/w plates. 184pp. [ green cloth + gilt titles, no inscsp , tight binding , no notable defect ] Dust Jacket not clipped , light-med foxi tan , few light marks to rear, minor edge-wear colour rub/loss. now in clear easily Removable proprietary pr... 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 silver titles No inscsp, book Fine] Dust Jacket not price clipped , £25 in 2001.minor top shelf-edgewear.Unfortunate heavy vo... 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

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ROSE WINDOWS , Stained Glass

By: COWEN , PAINTON

Price: £3.95

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11255

ISBN: 0500810214

Condition: VG


Large VG P/b.[ internal FINE ]1st. P Cowen.History of Stained Glass, the Rose Windows will appeal to Historian & layman alike , illus 59 Colour+82 b/w plates+ line drawings.In 4 parts; Light into darkness / The making / the meaning / Divine Geometry. Sorce refs; & further reading.144pp. [ Laminated p/b, No inscsp, clean throughout ] Exterior light edgewear, with some wrinkles to the publisher laminate to covers. [NB.Camera flash has lightened the bright colours & darker surround ] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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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 top/base 6mmx width.- 96%. now in clear proprietary protective cover.-[ removable cover then white would not show] PLS see o... 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 our image 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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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 covers no notable defects. PLS See our image View more info

Image for WAR PICTURES BY BRITISH ARTISTS SECOND SERIES, I - WOMEN, II- PRODUCTION, III- SOLDIERS & IV- AIR RAIDS (COMPLETE SET)

WAR PICTURES BY BRITISH ARTISTS SECOND SERIES, I - WOMEN, II- PRODUCTION, III- SOLDIERS & IV- AIR RAIDS (COMPLETE SET)

By: DAME LAURA KNIGHT, CECIL BEATON, CAPTAIN WILLIAM COLDSTREAM & STEPHEN SPENDER (INTRO)

Price: £80.00

Publisher: LONDON, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124135

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated Card Covers, (Sewn Paperbacks) 190 x 120 mm approx. 62pp save for Vol I which has 64 pp. Complete set of the Second Series 1943 in Near Fine Condition. (Covers - hint of tanning to spine. No shelf soiling or wear. Book Blocks - No previous owner names or insc. Light dust spotting to top edges. No notable defects - Bindings tight. A superb Set). Please see our images of the actual set offered for sale. 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 losses, crease lines to rear]110pp.b/w illustrated. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 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 Fine throughout, no inscsp. no annotation.1st U.S.A.Edition.10987654321. Please see our image of the actual book offered for s... 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 flap-fold of d/j. Occasional moderate foxing. D/j not price clipped. , 3s 6d , a little light shelf soiling & tan spine but re... View more info