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MEMORIES OF LONDON A Picture Souvenir of the World's Greatest City

By: --------

Price: £3.50

Publisher: DUNDEE, VALENTINE & SONS:

Seller ID: 10641

Condition: VG


Stapled card wraps, Landscape forrmat.32pp undated circa late 1940's. 28 full colour illustrations from original water-colours in the possession of the Publishers and printed on glossy art paper with 2 page list of notable dates in the history of the city from AD41 to 1946 Victory Day and probably printed at that later date for the anticipated visitors following the end of WWII. VG (Staples a little rusty and a few foxing spots to sky on front cover. No other notable def... View more info

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WHITBREAD'S BREWERY INCORPORATING THE BREWER'S ART

By: ----------

Price: £5.00

Publisher: LONDON, WHITBREAD & CO Ltd: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123894

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated Paper covered Boards repeating the design of the dust jacket, 190 x 130 mm approx. 92 pp. 8 colour plates as called for, incl 2 by Rowland Hilder + many other b/w illustrations. First Edition 1st printing of this interesting history of Whitbreads with much on the growing / processing of the ingredients and brewing / marketing of beer. ie Hop Picking/ Malting/ Coopering etc. VG/Good (Book- light shelf wear mainly to bottom edges of boards, Offset browning to... View more info

PROTECTED WILD FLOWERS of the CAPE PROVINCE BESKERMDE VELDBLOMME Van KAAPALAND

By: ----.

Price: £5.95

Publisher: CAPE PROVINCE, Department of Nature Conservation / Cape Provincial Administration: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9802

Condition: VG


Paper Back smaller format , vg , chunky , 1st edition 1958 , greencloth covered card boards with laid-on colour plate to front , 210pps , colour illustrated with 201 plates on glossy art paper , index , foreword , African / English text , beneath each plate name , location when in flower [ total spine fade to book - clean sound copy , ink name to rear fep+ small booksellers nameplate Fogarty's Port Elizabeth ] View more info

NAVAL ARCHITECTURE THE ART AND ITS APPLICATION AN INAUGURAL LECTURE

By: ABELL,WESTCOTT STILE

Price: £4.50

Publisher: LIVERPOOL UNIVERSITY PRESS,1910:

Seller ID: 3618


220x140mm approx,green cardboards,paperback/softback, euphemera, held with string not staples,sound clean copy,no inscps,21 pages,by WS Abell RCNret,M.Inst.NA,on election to the Alexander Elder Chair of Naval Architecture in the University of LIverpool,.naval architecture one of the oldest arts .certainly in flourishing condition before the Flood.and it is among one of the least understood of the arts,VG View more info

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A MOST DESPERATE UNDERTAKING: THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE CRIMEA, 1854-56

By: ALASTAIR MASSIE ( Editor) , History Professor & Member of The Army Historical Research Soc. etc.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: LONDON, NATIONAL ARMY MUSEUM: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122223

ISBN: 0901721387

Condition: Near Fine


Maroon Boards with gilt titles to spine. 305 x 305 mm approx. 408pp. Lavishly produced and published to coincide with a special exhibition of the unrivalled collection in the National Army Museum. The book tells the story of the British Army's participation in the Crimean War. In ten catalogue sections nearly 500 exhibits are fully described and illustrated in colour and b/w with some fold outs. There are also five maps and 12 essays written by members of the Museum's st... View more info

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PICASSO LOVE AND WAR 1935-1945

By: ANNE BALDASSARI Renowned Scholar & Director of Musee Picasso

Price: £29.00

Publisher: PARIS, FLAMMARION: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123623

ISBN: 2080305212

Condition: Near Fine


Black Boards with blind blocked titles to spine and upper board. 285 x 230 mm approx. Applied white head and tail bands and silver ribbon marker, all edges of book block stained purple. Publisher's lime green end papers. 320 pp + tissue fly leaves.180 plates of art works/ photographs many in colour135 figs being photographs and xx tissue fly leaves/ overlays with illustrations or specimen written text. Written by the world's preeminent Picasso scholar and director of the... View more info

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THE ART OF BEATRIX POTTER Revised Edition

By: ANNE CARROLL MOORE & ENID AND LESLIE LINDER

Price: £24.00

Publisher: LONDON, FREDERICK WARNE & Co.Ltd: 1978

Edition: Revised/Reset Edition

Seller ID: 122680

ISBN: 0723214573

Condition: Near Fine


Mottled Grey Rexine cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and mouse to front panel. 240 x 175 mm approx. Blue end papers. Applied head and tail bands. Top edge of book block stained red. xxvi + 406 pp. Colour frontis + over 300 other reproductions in colour and monochrome including a collection of photographs of Hill Top and Sawrey giving a setting of Beatrix Potter's life from 1905 onwards. First published in 1955 the copy offered by us is a 1978 reprint of the Revised... View more info

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Dictionary of Sea Painters. Revised edition

By: Archbald Edward.Hunter.Holmes.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Woodbridge Suffolk, Antique Collectors' Club: 1989

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 118939

ISBN: 1851490477

Condition: As New


Blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. 280x225mm approx. 575pp. First published in 1980 the copy offered by us is the 2nd Revised Edition thus extending what has become the standard work of reference by 200 artists and nearly a quarter of the original entries. A must for collectors/ students of maritime art and shipping. The work contains 38 colour and 932 black and white illustrations. Fine/Near Fine (Book- No previous owner name, insc or annotations. No sign of u... View more info

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THE LINDISFARNE GOSPELS

By: BACKHOUSE , Janet

Price: £20.00

Publisher: OXFORD, Phaidon Press Ltd: 1991

Inscription: Signed Copy

Seller ID: 117909

ISBN: 0714824615

Condition: VG


SIGNED COPY, Large slim P/b,1991. J Backhouse Assis.Keeper Depmt. Manuscripts at British Library which owns the Lindisfarne Gospels. Linoisfarne & St Cuthbert , the makers of the manuscript, the gospel text, the script, wonderful decorated pages, comparisons, later history ... well illustrated full page colour & b/w plates. Skilled craftsmen [ Religion & Art] book internally Fine no inscsp, tight binding, Signed in name only to Title page.,outer covers light spine fade ... View more info

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THE KNIGHT and CHIVALRY

By: BARBER , Richaed , Award Winning Author

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Ipswich, BOYDELL PRESS Ltd: 1974

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 121007

ISBN: 0851150411

Condition: VG


H/b+D/j VG/Gd.400pp.1974. illustrated 8 colour plates & 39 B/w all important works of Art & history. Giving equal weight to both to the world of reality & imagination; involving both history & literature. " wIth a stle & subject matter that make the book attractive to the general reader; t willl also be an important work for Literary Scholars & Historians.[ 14th/15th c. Medieval History Lyric poetry allegories Romance & heroics] black cloth gilt titles, tight binding... View more info

THE LONDONER'S ENGLAND CONTEMPARY WATER COLOURS AND DRAWINGS OF LONDON AND THE HOME COUNTIES

By: BOTT,ALAN

Price: £7.95

Publisher: LONDON, AVALON PRESS AND WILLIAM COLLINS: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4582

Condition: VG


unpaginated pages,neat fading rubber Rangoon Booksellers stamp to corner fep,no inscsp,buff/ khaki boards with red lettering,illustrated colour and duochrome lithography/half tone, assembled and edited by the author,Listed plates,Listed Artists[Musman/Shephard/Fairclough etc.],Index topographical refs;,Acks,[Central/West End/Northwards/westeards/southward/eastwadr/London River/Home counties,N/W/S][Full page illusrations] View more info

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RETURN OF THE BUDDHA The QUINZHOU DISCOVERIES

By: BRINKER , Helmut , NICKEL . Lucas , ZONG , Zhang , BAI , Su

Price: £20.00

Publisher: LONDON, ROYAL ACADEMY of ARTS: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122507

Condition: Near Fine


Very Large Near FINE H/b in FINE D/j." This edition first published on the occasion of the exhibition" Royal Academy of Arts, 26 April - 14 July 2002. Wonderful large colour plates.Dynasties & Periods of imperial China. Note on pronunciation of Sanskrit & chinese words. Iconographic illus. intro; Early Buddhist Art in China / Longxing Temple / Quinzhou region 6th c. / Sculpture of Northern Qi Dynasty.175pp.[ black cloth gilt titles, blind embossed title to front ... View more info

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THE NATIONAL GALLERY LEWIS BEQUEST ,

By: BROCKWELL , Maurice W ,

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, GEORGE ALLEN & Sons: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7947

Condition: Very Good


1st ed., blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spine+ front. Gilt to top foredge.231pp. B/w Frontis+ Tissue-guard.+ 32 b/w plates.A Plan of The National Gallery. Preface by Sir Charles Holroyd. The Will of TD Lewis.Llisted pictures in the Lewis Bequest. 7 Appendices- includes - with permission - Tables compiled by Mr Bernhard Bevenson on the basis of his well-known books on Italian Art .Biblio; French, Dutch , Netherlands , English & Italian Schools (book light shelf wea... 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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ECHOES OF OLD WARS PERSONAL AND UNOFFICIAL LETTERS, AND ACCOUNTS OF BYGONE BATTLES, BOTH BY LAND AND ON SEA: BY THOSE THAT WERE THERE 1513 TO 1854 A MARTIAL ANTHOLOGY illustrated from Old Engravings

By: COLONEL C.FIELD, R.M.L.I. (COMPILER AND ANNOTATOR)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: LONDON, HERBERT JENKINS Ltd: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122492

Condition: Very Good


Pale blue buckram cloth boards with gilt titles to spine, 220 x 150 mm approx. Top edge of book block stained blue.256 pp. Frontis + 15 other illustrations on glossy art paper as called for. With a forward by Field and explanatory notes etc. this is a collection of vivid letters and accounts from both officers and men of the Army Navy and Marines, relating to their personal experiences in the face of the enemy, mostly from British combatants. Prominent engagements as wel... View more info

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SOME CHUNGKING TYPES

By: DORIS WORCESTER , Artist [ Died 1945 following Prison Release ]

Price: £280.00

Publisher: SHANGHAI, KELLY & WALSH LIMITED: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123265

Condition: Very Good


Orange Paper covered boards with black cloth quarter-binding270 x 195 mm approx. 36 pp. 15 full page illustrations in conte crayon with text opposite accompanied by small detailed sketches. First Edition 1941 1st printing.The author lived for17 months in China's much bombed Wartime Capital where she observed and sought to capture in her art work it's interesting characters. The book therefore provides an interesting social history of the time. The book is quite uncommon ... View more info

TEMPLES ET TRESORS DE L ' EGYPTE ART ET STYLE 31

By: DROITON , ETIENNE

Price: £4.50

Publisher: PARIS, ART ET STYLE:

Seller ID: 6202

Condition: Poor


Unpaginated pages , colour card wraps seperating from spine but interior stitching sound , larger format paperback softback , photography d' Hassia , all numbered plates present , all full page both in colour and mono , although text French each plate shows also an English title - clean throughout [ Social History Egypt , Art ] [ M Robert Lang / antiquities / pharoes / pyramids /obelisk / dance and music / hunting / workers / worshipers / Isis / Menna / Ramses / the Book... View more info

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SHEPHERD MARKET ( An Essay on the History and character of )

By: ELIZABETH BEERBOHM

Price: £20.00

Publisher: GUILDFORD SURREY, GUILDFORD SCHOOL OF ART: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123701

Condition: Near Fine


Stapled Card Covers (Saddle stitched paperback). 245 x 155 mm approx. 16 pp. 7 line drawings of which 5 full page and 1 page music score with words of song "The Lady's Ramble to Mayfair" composed by John Weldon in the early eighteenth century. Short history on the small square and piazza built by the architect and developer Edward Shepherd over the period 1735-46 on the site of the "Mayfair" between Piccadilly and Curzon Street West London, written and il... 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, ... View more info