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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. Concentrating on the most easily worked methods - equipment/materials , Frames/padding / Couched - Couching / Japanese Gold / Purls / sp... 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 book offered for sale. View more info

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SAVOURIES a La MODE

By: De SALIS , Mrs [ Harriet A ]

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, LONGMANS , GREEN and CO: 1909

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 124288

Condition: Fair


Fair H/b as heavily foxed throughout.20th imp.1909. Small Slim. A Collection of Recipes for Savoury dishes including canapes , omlettes, aigrettes, custards, salads etc. According to the Preface -" many new, a few original and the author trusts, all found welcome " 78pp. 175x120mm. ( Swan design Paper covered boards with cloth quarter binding, neat fading ink inscsp to initial blank page ffep, heavy foxing ] Covers edge-wear col/rub loss 98% , small white mark to rear side. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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VE DAY The Album Photographs from the Imperial War Museum TO Commemorate the 50th Annivaersary

By: DELANEY , John , Military Historian & Archivist

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, LIMITED EDITIONS / Ebury Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123803

ISBN: 0091804558

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in Nr.FINE D/j. Large. 13579108642. A Pictorial History with text [ plates to all pages ] Intro;.Followed by A Month by month account from August 1944 - May 1945.[ Laminated illus. boards, no inscsp ] Dust Jacket not price clipped, on glossy black background which always shows handling. no loss/crease. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 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 distinguished periodicals.Together here for the first time. VG/VG (book- no previous owner name, residue of glue to front paste down pre... 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

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

By: DODGSON , CAMPBELL ,

Price: £12.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9601

Condition: VG


VG H/b. Large. Navy Blue Cloth Boards with Gilt titles to spine and upper board. 255 x 195 mm approx.xii + 36pp + 48 plates. 1st edition 1914, Record of an Exhibition held on the opening of the Exhibition Gallery of the Dept of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum in May 1914:being 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 ... View more info

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A MANUAL on CARICATURE and CARTOON DRAWING

By: DOUST , L A

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London & New York, FREDERICK WARNE & CO: 1934

Seller ID: 117861

Condition: G+


H/b 2nd imp.1936. G+, 1934 , profusely illustrated by this well known Artist [ Art books by L A Doust ] ,85pp.Intro , illus pencil and in wash, b/w. - Practical art books. [ light tan/red Ltrs book - ink inscsp ,no annotation , med fox tan to 1st/lastfew pages.] exterior light handling.few mild marks, PLs see our images View more info

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THE ART OF LETTERING and LAY-OUT Including ILLUMINATING and Book Decoration , no 6

By: DOUST , L A , Artist & Art Author , Len A Doust ,

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, FREDERICK WARNE & Co.Ltd: 1955

Seller ID: 119293

Condition: VG


Small P/b 65pp.VG.Undated c. 1930's.? .well known Artist / art author Len A Doust. Warne's Arts & Crafts series no 6.[Warne's Art Books] Intro; 7 chpts [ preliminary facts & Exercises / modern styles / material / headings/ etc ] b/w line illustrated.[ light apple-green book, 6d, tight binding, no inscsp.no annotaion. paper creamed evenly.[ covers tanned spine, no creases, no tears.mild paper turn [tan] PLS See our image View more info

JOHNNIE COURTEAU and Other Poems

By: DRUMMOND , WILLIAM HENRY

Price: £4.00

Publisher: New York & London, G P PUTMAN'S SONS: 1910

Seller ID: 9358

Condition: VG


Hard Cover , VG , 1st edition , illustrated , 161pps plus 2 pages publishers adverts , 1910 , 34 Poems , Frontis - Tissue-guard " the cure of Calumette" , by WH Drummond [ The Habitat / The Great Fight etc ] book - old neat ink inscsp to fep , sound clean copy , exterior tan with line decs & illus hunter to frnt , base edgewear erased cloth away View more info

MEISSEN PORCELAIN Orbis Pictus 13

By: DUCRET , SIEGFRIED

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Berne,Switzerland, Hallwag Ltd: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10936

Condition: VG


Small slim laminated H/b, 1969 1st, Orbis Pictus no 13 in Series. Many Gilt decorated examples. A brief history in 7pp Introduction, 19 full-page colour plates opposite one-page explanatory text . No inscp, tight binding, clean throughout-fine [ external- light / small minor edgwear rub/loss all corners 1mm. View more info

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BURGESS HILL Living Memories of Your Town illustrated from the Francis Frith Collection

By: DUDENEY , Mark , Local Historian

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Sussex, Black Horse Books / W H Smith: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122838

ISBN: 1904033695

Condition: VG


VG P/b.[internal FINE] illustrated old b/w photographs to all pages, with history text. [Social history] Yesteryear.M Dudeney - his Great-Granfather was Pastor of town's Babtist tabernackle - his grandfather a proprietor Victoria pleasure Gardens - Mark is a local historian.[ Road to Burgess Hill / North to King's Head / East to World's End / South to Silverdale /West to Oakmeads / through the town / St John's Park ] Laminated P/b tight binding, No inscsp, clean throughout [ slight margin fade to font cover, very minoe edgewear, paper starting to cream. Please see our images of the actual ... View more info

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THE OTHER COUNTRY

By: DUFFY , Carol Ann , Poet Laureate & Award Winning Poet

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Picador / Pan Macmillan Ltd: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123360

ISBN: 0330516760

Condition: VG+


VG+ P/b.2010.1st Picador P/b.C A Duffy has won numerous awards for adults & children[ signal Prize / Whitbread Prize / Lannan Award / EM Forster Prize etc] Born 1955 - been awarded 5 year fellowship by NESTA." Her freshness is as startling as a bang on the funny bone" The Times.44 Poems.54pp" non poetry readers should also read her "Observer.Verbal power. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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KENT Britain in Old Photographs

By: DUNN , Christine

Price: £4.50

Publisher: STROUD, SUTTON Publishing Ltd: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118309

ISBN: 0750913894

Condition: VG


Laminted P/b VG,160p.1st ed 1996.B/w illustrated Social History [ Photographic history] by C Dunn.[[ from Thames to Greensand / along Medway / the Weald & Marsh/ the Channel - Ports & resorts/ Kentish Stour / Swale / seaside etc] book- prior owner's bookplates & ink to fep otherwise fine throughout, tight bindings.external light edgewear. PLS See our image View more info

A COUNTRY GUIDE TO COUNTRY LIVING New Revised Edition Your Questions Answered

By: EARLE , P D N Editor

Price: £4.95

Publisher: Newton Abbot, The Country Book Club: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 9431

Condition: VG+


H/b , Dust Jacket , VG+/VG+ , 1st edition , some humerous illustrations throughout text , PDN Earle Managing Director The Country Gentleman's Assoc Ltd , London , Ackns , intro;, index , set out in A - Z order in 4 parts - Indoor problems / Outdoor problems + animals / Legal & professional problems / general , [ Aga cooker , Alabaster stain , Aspidstras etc / Apple tree polinators / ant hills / algae on ponds / bats / badgers / dogs / drainage law , joint owned chimnet/ perfume making etc [ Reference & text books ] [ book ink inscsp to title page but no annotaions , sound binding ] [ green hum... View more info

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AROUND THE WORLD IN CROSS STITCH

By: EATON , Jane

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, NEW HOLLAND Publishers: 1994

Seller ID: 6092

ISBN: 1853684724

Condition: VG+


The projects have been divided into 9 chpts, each one containg designs influenced by a particular geographical region ie: Maya , Aztec ] different designs ie: Aboriginal creatures] 50 original projects for cross stitch embroidery+ glossary. Set out in 10 sections , Western Europe / Eastern Europe / North America / Latin America / Africa / Australasia / Far East / Middle East / South - South East Asia / the practical and technical skills , colour illustrated all pages , easy follow charts , step by step instructions / guide.[ book No inscsp, no annotaions, , tiny corner dot scufing, all else FI... View more info

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CRAFTS and TRADITIONS of the CANARY ISLANDS , Shire Ethnography No 17

By: EDDY , Mike , Archaeologist & Memb.Guayadeque Archaeological Project ,Canary Islands

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Risborough, SHIRE Publications: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119240

ISBN: 0747800111

Condition: Fine


Shire P/b FINE. Ethnography No 17. Ist ed.1989.M Eddy Archaeologist etc. & Memb.Guayadeque Archaeological Project ,Canary islands. Intro; Pottery / Basketry / Weaving / woodworking / music dance culture / sports festivals / food & wine. illustrated b/w plates all pages.32pp. Places to Visit, further reading.[ book no inscsp, tight binding,fine] PLS See our image. View more info

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ANCIENT STAINED and PAINTED GLASS Revised & Enlarged 2nd Edition

By: EDEN , F Sydney

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Cambridge, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition Thus,

Seller ID: 8768

Condition: VG


H/b+D/j.VG/VG.1st ed thus - Revised & Enlarged 1933.xiv+ 214pp. well illustrated 57 b/w plates plus 6 in Colour.First published as a Cambridge manual in 1913.Intended to supply sufficient data to ground an intelligent appreciation of such remains of stained & painted glass Older than 1714 as are still to be found in ancient buildings.( book neat ink inscsp beneath d/j inner flap., tight binding, light dusting to maroon boards.] Dust Jacket clipped but cover price of 7/6d still present.a popular edition shows much handling soil.minor edgewear 1mm colo.rub/loss to corners, top/tail spine. now in... View more info

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PEACE IN WAR

By: EDWARD SEAGO

Price: £8.00

Publisher: LONDON, COLLINS: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124251

Condition: Very Good


Silk Effect Green Cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine, 250 x 185 mm approx. 80pp Collection of essays and paintings evoking the quite and permanent beauty of England at a time of strife. Rain clouds over flat Norfolk fields, clear sky over the New Forest, ponies grazing in dappled sunlight, early morning mistiness as the cart horses go down the country lane, children paddling in the mill stream. All representing the cause for which the armed forces were fighting and published as a memento. First published in August 1943 the copy offered is of the 2nd impression of March 1944. VG/Good Book- ... View more info

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EDWARD SEAGO 8 JUNE - 6 JULY 2018 [ Exhibition Catalogue ]

By: EDWARD SEAGO , ARTIST

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, PORTLAND GALLERY: 2018

Seller ID: 123637

Condition: Near Fine


Laminated Card Covers, 240 x 240 mm approx. Exhibition Catalogue, 48 pp. 30 colour reproductions of 44 works featured in the exhibition with Pice list and " Private View" Invite card for 7th June loosely laid in, the latter side having a reproduction of Barges and Dinghies - Pin Mill Oil on Board to face. Near Fine (Book- no creasing to covers, contents clean with no notable defects). Please see our images of the actual item offered for sale. View more info