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LAURENCE HOUSMAN The Artist & The Critic Series Vol 1

By: ENGEN , Rodney

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Stroud, CATALPA Press Ltd: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119870

ISBN: 0904995046

Condition: Fine


R Engen has published 8 books on 19th c. British illustration.The intention of this Artist-Biographies series is to reprint key critical articles, reviews & assesments alongside a biographical essay.Profusely illustrated in b/w with 8 Full-page in Colour. 5 Appendices include Wood Engravings by Clemence Houseman.[ dark green cloth gilt titles to book in Fine condition, no inscsp] illus Dust Jacket not clipped with small colour rubbed/loss to top rear approx 10x2mm. now in clear proprietary removable protective cover. PLease see our image View more info

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INDIA FROM WITHIN A Guide to India's History , Religion, Arts, Culture and Society

By: ENTERRIA , Alvaro , [ Lives & Works in India & is The Publishing House Founder ]

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Varanasi , India, INDICA Books: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123887

ISBN: 818656991X

Condition: VG+


1st VG+ P/b.ed. Set in 6 parts;- History / Religion / Society / Art. literature, Science / The State / Travel ] Preface, Intro, Appendix , Gloss; Biblio."India has not ever been an easy country to understand. Perhaps it is too deep, contradictory & diverse, and few people in the contemporary world have either the time or inclination to look beyond the obvious" Indira Ghandi. It is indeed a view from within .illus b/w. 588pp. 215x135mm [ tight binding, no inscsp, no annotation, Fine throughout, cover minor handling & edge-wear. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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ASSISI EMBROIDERY Old Italian Cross-stitch Designs

By: EVA MARIA LESZNER Former Embroidery Teacher

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, BATSFORD: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123331

ISBN: 0713455969

Condition: Very Good


Laminated card covers, (Paperback) 240 x 185 mm approx. 96 pp (incl list of suppliers and publisher's adverts). Written by a long time teacher of embroidery and author of numerous books on her subject and particularly interested in the history of embroidery techniques this book is on the special form of cross stitch work known as "voiling", in which the background, rather than the design is worked. The pattern which remains is outlined with a darker colour in Holbein stitch to give extra definition, and the motifs are then surrounded by delicate Holbein stitch scroll-work. The book con... View more info

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THE ARMOURER AND HIS CRAFT From the XI th to the XVI th Century

By: FFOULKES , Charles , B.Litt.Oxon

Price: £45.00

Publisher: New York, BENJAMIN BLOM: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5680

Condition: Fine


C Ffoulkes B.Litt.Oxon- of International repute as an Expert on the history of Armour.Blue Cloth boards with silver lettering and Knight in Armour to spine. Sixty-Nine diags. in the text and 32 Plates. xxii + 199pp. The study of the actual processes by which armour and accessories were manufactured and worn first published by Methuen in 1912. Contains appendices including extract from the records of the Armourer's Company Of London 1322, Expenses in The Royal Armouries, etc. Fine/VG+ (book -no previous owner name, insc or annotations. D/J- non price clipped very minor wear- colour loss only to... View more info

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READERS a BOOK OF POSTCARDS Photographs by Harvey Finkle

By: FINKLE , Harvey , Photographer

Price: £12.00

Publisher: San Francisco / London, Pomegranate Artbooks / Pomegranate Europe Ltd: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123962

ISBN: 0764900447

Condition: Fine


FINE as new 30 Oversized b/w photographs on shinny card. Photographer Harvy Finkle has an uncanny sense of timing, an intuitive eye & intimate approach to traditional street-life photography.His works have been displayed in over 2 dozen venues: his photographic projects range from a documentation - Indochinese refugee - to audio-visual slide-shows. no inscsp. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

CANE BASKET WORK: A PRACTICAL MANUAL ON WEAVING USEFUL AND FANCY BASKETS

By: FIRTH, ANNIE

Price: £12.50

Publisher: LONDON, L. UPCOTT GILL: 1897

Seller ID: 4806

Condition: VG


Embossed Design to brown cloth boards with gilt lettering. 88pp + 11 of publisher's adverts + several contemporary commercial adverts. 80 b/w photo. illust. and line drawings in text. A practical handbook giving clear instruction on the subject. VG(no d/j) No previous owner name or insc. Minor edge wear to boards - colour loss only - no fraying of cloth. Endpapers sound. View more info

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WORCESTER PORCELAIN Collectors Monographs

By: FISHER , STANLEY , FRSA

Price: £3.95

Publisher: London, Ward Lock:

Seller ID: 8179

Condition: VG


Hard Cover , Dust Jacket , VG/VG , Undated , 96pps , profusely illustrated mono plates , author and authority S Fisher , FRSA , other titles - English Ceramics / The China collector guide / British Pottery and Porcelain etc - book , tight bindings , no inscsp , paper fox creamed [ sky blue col illus d/j no nicks or tears , not price clipped , 25/- , Worcester Porcelain Collectors Monographs .Pls see our image View more info

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THE LONG HAUL Ships on the England - Australia Run 1914 - 1977

By: FITCHETT , T K , Nautical Author & Watercolour Artist

Price: £18.50

Publisher: Adelaide , Sydney, New York , London, Rigby Publishers Ltd: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120850

ISBN: 0727010271

Condition: Very Good


Lge Oblong H/b+D/j.VG/VG.1st ed.1980. Passenger Liner Travel 1914 - 1977 by nautical author TK Fitchett who also, upon retirement , went on painting expeditions with Harold Herbert. This book is colour illustrated with his full-page Watercolour paintings.The longest sea route in the world commenced in 1914 .95pp.[ Aberdeen Line/ Blue Funnel line / Orient / P& O /White Star / Aberdeen & Commonwealth / Shaw Savill & Albion / Sitmar / Cogedar / Nederland/ Royal Rotterdam LLoyd / Chandris / Achille Lauro ] plus 3pp.Assisted Migration into Australia.[ maroon cloth +White titles, minor shelf edgewea... View more info

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WATER-COLOUR PAINTING Landscapes & Townscapes

By: FLETCHER-WATSON , JAMES , RI RBA

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, B T BATSFORD: 1986

Seller ID: 121061

ISBN: 0713439785

Condition: VG+


1986 larger format h/b+jacket.142pp.J Fletcher-Watson RI RBA, Member Royal Institute Painters in Water-Colours, Exhibited World-wide in Watercolour/Watercolours.The author's books are the only introduction any watercolourist/ artist will need - both for practical answers and Inspiration.[Comprehesive.Art books for all ] teacher/ student / layman.Profuselly illustrated B/w plus 8 in Colour.VG+/VG+[ book - No inscsp, tight binding, no notable defects] dust Jacket price clipped [£17.99], minor edgewear to corners, top & tail spine.few lightt tiny dot spots top rear & light spine fade. No tears n... View more info

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FORTUNE TELLING by CARDS At a Glance [ Card Fortune Telling ]

By: FOLI , P R S , Madame Foli [ Renouned Gypsy Fortune Teller]

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, ARCO Publications Limited: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118757

Condition: VG


Smaller format. An Arco book of - series.The great gypsy fortune teller Madame PRS Foli - " she read the sinking of the titanic before the event - fortold exactly how Mussolini would die - President Roosevelt was amazed at her powers, she warned him of Pearl Harbour . [ eggshell cream cloth to book, tight binding, no inscsp or annotation, light top page crease lines to 1st few pages.- all pages clean] eggshell green Dust Jacket not price clipped, 7s 6d , however light handling grubbiness , edgewear nicks/small tear-lines & 10x5mm loss top spine corner edge. PLS see our image. View more info

LYME REGIS CAMERA

By: FOWLES , JOHN

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Winbourne, The Dovecote Press: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11090

ISBN: 0946159807

Condition: Near Fine


1st.Unpaginated Photographic History [ Social HIstory] 144 b/w photographic plates. Famous Seaside Resort / bay from it's beginings, then mainly 1800's , then some early 1900's in 774 - to 1981,by the notable author J Fowles [ renouned Fossil cliffs / notables Jane Austen etc / cinematic film s French Lietenant's Woman ] no notable defects to bright clean book , no inscsp, tight binding - however prior owner has blotted out the cost price to rear cover. PLS see our image View more info

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SHIPWRECK

By: FOWLES , JOHN ,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape Ltd: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120875

ISBN: 0224010530

Condition: Good


larger H/b+D/j.GOOD/Poor+.Ttext by J Fowles [ author The Magus etc ] , well illustrated B/w plates nigh all pages. illustrated history - since 17th century the Gibson Family lived on the Scilly Isles.Early 1860's John Gibson taught himself the art of Photography & by 1866 he had quit the sea & turned Professional: this tradition continues.48pp.[ blue cloth+ gilt wreck illus to front+ spine titles., no inscp ; light-med fox tan.] Dust Jacket not price clipped, also shows fox tan + scratch-line paper-loss to rear.now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .Please see our image of... View more info

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THE VALOIS TAPESTRIES

By: FRANCES A. YATES , OBE D Lit [London], Hon. Fellow Warburg Insts.& of Lady Margeret Hall Oxford etc

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, ROUTLEDGE & KEGAN PAUL: 1975

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 123825

ISBN: 0710082444

Condition: Near Fine


Blue Boards with Gilt titles to spine, 280 x 225 mm approx. 150 pp + 48 plates of which XII at rear. First published in 1959 by the Warburg Institute, University of London this the 2nd Edition of 1975 was published to incorporate further information on the historical and religious situation behind the tapestries. They arose out of Catherine de'Medici's series of festivals at the court of Valois in the sixteenth century which were intended to bring together hostile religious factions in an attempt at "politique" conciliation. Near Fine/Near Fine (Book- slight shelf rubbing and fading to... View more info

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THE BOOK OF MAGIC

By: FREDERICK , CHARLES , Pseudonym of a Distinguished Authority

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, STANLEY PAUL: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5666

ISBN: 0091785464

Condition: Fine


Larger format H/b+ Dust Jacket FINE/VG+. C Frederick is the Pseudonym of a Distinguished Authority-Practice of magic & magicianship - much of which is described herein.Profusely illustrated in colour - filled to the brim with magical tips. -to simply astound friends & family or more advanced - - to understand how grand illusions are performed.[Saw a woman in half / toture / sensational / fish & creatures / coins & cards/ basic decits etc. 176pp.[ book black/white laminated boards no inscsp. tight binding fine] Same design to D/j , not price clipped,light edgewear mainly top corners. PLS See ou... View more info

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MASTERWORKS of CHINESE JADE in the NATIONAL PALACE MUSEUM

By: FU-TSUNG , Chiang ,

Price: £29.00

Publisher: Taipi / Taiwan, National Palace Museum: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119781

Condition: Fine


Lge H/b ,book FINE, in clear acetate cover & SLIPCASE.92pp. English & Chinese text. illustrated , listed , 50 Colour plates.Preface dated December 1969, by Chiang Fu-tsung. Publisher Printed 1970 details to back page.[ Ch'i Archaic Jade Axe detail / Han, Archiac Jade Cicanda - 8 pieces / Tai t'ou / Ch'ing / Hsi / Tsung / Agate millstone / blac crystal etc] burnt-Orange & gilt book fine, No inscsp. acetate cover fine. Slate slipcase as no tears vg - 1mm scuff to 2 top corners & slight peel-back to base 3mm. 2 crease lines.Good. PLS See our images View more info

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MIRRORMASK The illustrated Film Script of the Motion Picture from the Jim Henson Company

By: GAIMAN ,Neil , McKEAN , Dave ,

Price: £19.95

Publisher: London, REVIEW: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120069

ISBN: 0755328299

Condition: Fine


Thick format 336pp.Large heavy vol.2005 1st.ed.From the incomparable imagination & lucid visions of Sandman creator Award winning Neil Gaiman and acclaimed Award winning Artist & Director Dave McKean; together with the innovative minds at the Jim Henson Company.Here is a strange , magical looking-glass world where anything can happen .illustrated 52 color photographic plates and in B/w "in-strip as in film roll or comic-strip. [ book as new No inscsp] Dust Jacket not price clipped. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. NB.Unfortunate heavy vol.will incur extra poastge f... View more info

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OIL PAINTING The Beginner's Guide A COMPLETE STEP BY STEP GUIDE to TECHNIQUES and MATERIALS

By: GAIR , Angela , Established Artist , Art teacher & Author

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, New Holland Publishers ltd / NH: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123573

ISBN: 1853686026

Condition: VG+


VG+ Slim laminated P/b.Internal FINE ] Colour illus. all pages.Practical step-by-step comprehensive Guide. All your questions answered by Art teacher , Painter, Writer, Editor Angela Gair:-- studied art history, Fine Art , well travelled [ Spain / Italy / France ] other books include the Encyclopedia of Painting / Tonal Painting etc.Ten projects to start immediately painting; - Alla Prima / Impasto / Fat over lean / toned g round / Scumbling / expressive / knife / blending.[ No inscsp. thumb-crease line top rear corner] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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CALLAS La DIVINA Art that Conceals Art REVISED & ENLARGED

By: GALATOPOULOS , Stelios

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, J M DENT & Sons Ltd: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 6580

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE H/b in VG D/j.1st ed thus Revised & Enlarged.- Revised ed.1966.Biography of Famous Opera Singer by Greek born author & Broadcaster - University London - his interest in Mdm Callas began back in 1947 - he has been to 250 different performances - has seen Madam Callas over 100 times in performance. illustrated 14 pages b/w plates - great photographs of Maria in many of her leading roles .218pp.[ green cloth+ gilt titles , No inscsp. book Fine but foredge starting to fox tan ] ust Jacket price clipped , small edgewear colour fade/rub/loss.Please see our actual image of the book offered ... View more info

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CUBISM

By: GANTEFUHRER-TRIER , Anne , Freelance Curator & Head of Photography Art-Auction House, Van Ham Kunstauktionen

Price: £19.95

Publisher: London, TASCHEN: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122483

ISBN: 3822829587

Condition: Fine


FINE Large Slim laminated P/b. no inscsp. Taschen Art Books.Editor Uta Grosenick. Cubism by A Gantefuhrer-Trier." . cubism has tangible goals.We see it only as a means of expressing what we perceive with the eye & the spirit . " Pablo Picasso. " . all the shapes of nature can be traced back to the sphere, the cone & the cylinder. " Paul Cezanne.[ Georges Braque / Robert Delaunay / Raymond Duchamp-Villion / Albert Gleizes / Juan Gris / Henri le Fauconnier / Fernand Leger / Jean Metzinger / Pablo Picasso ] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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GAUGUIN'S SOUTH SEAS Paintings with Background Text

By: GAUGUIN , Artist

Price: £5.00

Publisher: U.K., PAVILION:

Seller ID: 122674

ISBN: 1851459375

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE Laminated H/b. No inscsp. 62pp. alternative pages of his paintings, in colour , and informative text; with brief life history in the Introduction.[ 19th Century Famous Artists ] Undated Pavilion. Please see our images of the actual item offered for sale. View more info