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THE FOX AND THE GRAPES AND OTHER TINY TALES

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

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, J.M.DENT & SONS: 1940

Seller ID: 121059

Condition: Good


Printed Slate paper covers with red titles and green floral decs. (sewn paperback) 180 x 130 mm approx. 32 pp Author and illustrator not credited. Collection of short stories in the style of or possibly gleaned from Aesop's fables with unspecified line drawings in mono or duotone. Undated. Printed at The Temple Press Letchworth Printers code (Hj 404) which indicates possibly April 1940 and published by Dent in a series of childrens books called "The Fairy Gold Series." This title being number 3. Hign number of books published printed to rear cover no. 8 Beauty and the Beast. Cover pric... 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 Musee Picasso in Paris the copy offered by us is a first impression of the English Text edition translated by Unity Woodman.... View more info

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THE VIKINGS Ancient Peoples and Places Series

By: ARBMAN , Holger , Professor Scandinavian Archaeology & Leading Authority , DANIEL , Dr Glyn , [ General Editor ]

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124197

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in Near Fine D/j.1st ed.Translated, with Intro; by Lecturer in Anglo-Saxon Studies , Mr Alan L Binns.An overall Survey of the Viking period. illus. 6 Maps , 67 b/w photo-plates & 39 in line.[ lists 41 Figs ] conquests & colonisation.[ climate / settlements / military camps / graves / merchants /] Set in 6 parts; - Background / British Isles & Atlantic Islands / The continent / Swedish Vikings in East / Iceland, Greenland & America / Their Art ] 212pp.210x155mm. [ grey cloth gilt motif to front, gilt titles to spine, book as new , no inscsp ] no real notable defect to Dust Jacket, very... View more info

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AMISH QUILTS

By: BISHOP , Robert , Director Museum American Folk Art , SAFANDA , Elizabeth , Teacher

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, LAURENCE KING Ltd: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123572

ISBN: 1856690121

Condition: Fine


FINE Large Laminated P/b.1st UK ed.Profuselly illus. all pages in Colour + few b/w. 11 Headings;- the appeal / spiritual & cultural roots / simple dress / their environment / Quilt origin / Piercing the quilt / quilting frolic / dyes & materials / stitched designs / geographical & historical / conclusion;- Diversity within Conformity. Pennsylvania & Midwestern Quilts.No inscsp.not clipped. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

Image for 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

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 well as lesser known battles or skirmishes feature incl. : Fight at Southam, Warwickshire 1642, Battle of Lowestoft 1665, Battle... View more info

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THE NATIVITY

By: JOHANNA HECHT

Price: £30.00

Publisher: LONDON, KESTREL BOOKS: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123288

ISBN: 0722657641

Condition: As New


Illustrated Laminated Boards, 300 x 215 mm approx. Fold Out Three Dimensional scenes from the Christmas story. Inspired by the famous eighteenth-century Neapolitan creche that annually adorns the Christmas tree at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y. Folding out to nearly three feet, the book depicts the Nativity, the annunciation of Christ's birth to the shepherds, and the arrival of the Three Kings from the East. The painted terracotta faces of the original figures, their delicately carved hands and feet, and their highly varied garments and accessories are painstakingly reproduced in waterc... View more info

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DECORATIVE ART 1880-1980 Christie's Pictorial Histories

By: KLEIN, Dan , A Head at Christie's. BISHOP, Margaret , Decorative Art Consultant

Price: £20.00

Publisher: OXFORD, PHAIDON- CHRISTIE'S LIMITED: 1988

Seller ID: 118115

ISBN: 0714880256

Condition: Fine


Christie's Auction House & Distinguished Art publisher Phaidon.Maroon boards with gilt titles to spine, 290x220mm approx. 264pp. 700 illustrations of which 175 in colour. Published in Christie's pictorial histories series and featuring collectable items which have passed through their salerooms grouped by type ,style, movements and crafts ie Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Tiffany, Silver, Arts and Crafts, Metal Work, George Jensen etc etc. Text descriptions of items featured and table at rear of auction prices achieved. 2nd impression of 1988. Fine/Near Fine(Book- no notable defects, no previous owner... View more info

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LINDFIELD WITHIN LIVING MEMORY

By: MANSFIELD, GWYN E.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: LINDFIELD, PRIVATELY PRINTED: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 8924

ISBN: 0952423804

Condition: Fine


SIGNED Copy , H/b+ Dust Jacket FINE/VG.1st ed. Compiled and published to mark the Last Century of the Millennium; endorsed by Lindfield Parish Council.Fold out Reproductions of Ordnance Survey Maps with many b/w line drawings of prominent Views, Buildings & Features of the village.Containing, at rear, Reproductions of Advertisements of Traders who carried on their businesses in Lindfield - as well as examples of Art of one of it's most famous sons Ernest Heaseman. The book has the added attribute of being Signed by Gwyn Mansfield in name only. Fine/VG ( mid brown boards with gilt lettering to ... View more info

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TALES OF SNUGGLEPOT AND CUDDLEPIE Their Adventures Wonderful

By: MAY GIBBS

Price: £395.00

Publisher: SYDNEY, ANGUS & ROBERTSON: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124308

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated Paper covered boards with blue cloth quarter binding and laid on colour illustrated plate to upper board. Illustrated end papers 245 x 185 mm approx. [iv] + 88pp Colour frontis + 22 full page sepia and other line drawings in text. Full title per title page: Snugglepot and Cuddlepie Their Adventures Wonderful. May Gibbs was born in Sydenham Kent and when her family emigrated to Australia she returned to the UK to study at the South Kensington School of Art and Chelsea Polytechnic. Following her rejoining her family in Australia she established herself as a caricaturist and politica... View more info

MINING FORMULAE AND THEIR APPLICATION 5th EDITION for Students Colliery Managers and Mining Engineers

By: O'DONAHUE , T A , FGS FSI

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, Thos. Wall and Sons Ltd / The Science of Art and Mining Office: 1925

Seller ID: 9861

Condition: Good


Hard Back , 5th Edition 1925 , TA O'Donahue FGS FSI , illustrated 71 Figures+ calculation tables / formulae , section on Winding dealt with in some detail , subsidence section slightly revised , New tables added to Valuation for the incidence of Income-tax on the sinking funds of annuities. Index , Preafce , si 20 sections [ Surveying / Logarithms / heat / coal / pumping / ventilation / Weights-measures conversion tables etc ] maroon cloth boards+ gilt titles to spine [ interior - no inscsp/annoation , sound copy , paper lightly creamed , foredge+first /last few pages fox browned light-med ] [... View more info

THE ARTISTS OF THE WINCHESTER BIBLE WITH FORTY FOUR REPRODUCTIONS OF DETAILS FROM THEIR WORK

By: OAKESHOTT, WALTER

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London,Faber/Faber,First Edition 1945:

Seller ID: 2221


1st ed. 256x160mm approx,blue boards with gilt lettering,small neat inscrip.to fep,with 22 pgs of text and 44 b/w plates,-English paintings of the 12th century.[The master of the leaping figures/the master of the apocrypha drawings/the master of the genesis initial/the master of the amalekite/master of the morgan leaf/work in the style of the master of the morgan leaf/master of the gothic majesty/various details for compasion.] VG View more info

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AN EYE FOR DESIGN an AUTOBIOGRAPHY [ Industry / Buildings ]

By: PAUL REILLY

Price: £20.00

Publisher: LONDON, MAX REINHARDT: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 123116

ISBN: 0370310675

Condition: Near Fine


Green Boards with gilt titles to spine, 225 x 150 mm approx. 174pp 39 illustrations of which 38 being b/w photos on glossy art paper and 1 line drawing all as called for. Autobiography of long time promoter of British Design who with Gordon Russell established the Council of Industrial Design (later the Design Council). The copy offered by us is inscribed to John and Cynthia and signed by the Author to the half title page. Affixed to the free front end paper is an invitation to Sir John and Lady Barnes from the R.S.A. for a champagne reception on the book's publication and their book plate is ... View more info

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CAROLINGIAN ART PAINTING AND SCUPTURE IN WESTERN EUROPE A.D. 800-900

By: ROGER HINKS

Price: £30.00

Publisher: LONDON, SIDGWICK & JACKSON: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123711

Condition: Very Good


Blue Cloth Boards with dark Blue Titles to spine, 220 x 150 mm approx. xii + 224 pp. Frontis + 25 other monochrome illustrations on 24 plates as called for. The first book in any language devoted to Carolingian art as a whole. It examines the illuminated manuscripts and ivory carvings produced in the Frankish monasteries under the patronage of Charles the Great and his successors [A.D. 800-900]; and it relates them to their Roman and Byzantine models. (From flap fold). VG/VG (Book- Mild soiling and shelf wear to boards, Offset browning to end papers, No previous owner name or insc. Binding s... View more info

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SACRED GEOMETRY Deciphering the Code

By: STEPHEN SKINNER , World-Renowned Expert , Geography Lecturer & Author

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, GAIA BOOKS: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123919

ISBN: 1856752623

Condition: As New


Pastel Green Boards with white titles. 240 x 200 mm approx. 160 pp. Exploration into the geometric patterns in nature, their mathematical structure along with sacred number sequences etc; their reverence in ancient cultures and employment in architecture and art. As New/ Near Fine (Book- no defects. No previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket- Minuscule rubbing to top corner tips. Non price clipped). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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AN INSULAR ROCOCO Architecture, Politics and Society in Ireland and England, 1710-1770

By: TIMOTHY MOWL , Research Fellow History & Art , AND BRIAN EARNSHAW

Price: £20.00

Publisher: LONDON, REAKTION BOOKS: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124373

ISBN: 1861890443

Condition: Fine


Green Boards with gilt titles to spine, 255 x 200 mm approx. x + 358 pp. 171 illustrations of which 40 in full colour. In depth study by the authors of the failed Paladian revival in Britain during the 18th century set against it's success in Ireland by the more sophisticated employment of craftsmen and artists whereby it's own subtle "insular" Rococo was not only devised but successfully exported to the West of England in a gesture of cultural colonialism. The illustrations feature exotic, little known Rococo interiors of the West Country and Wales, the riotous elegance which Dublin... View more info

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ANTONIO STRADIVARI MASTER LUTHIER CREMONA ITALY 1644-1737 His Life and Instruments REVISED Edition

By: WILLIAM HENLEY , Renouned Violinist , C.WOODCOCK - Editor & Violin Authority

Price: £35.00

Publisher: BRIGHTON , Sussex, AMATI PUBLISHING: 1961

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: 123469

Condition: Near Fine


[SIGNED By Editor] Green Rexine Book cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine and gilt blocked violinist to upper board, 240 x 150 mm approx. [iv] + 97 + 1 + [94 leaves of sepia photographs printed on glossy art paper on the reverse of each leaf of Violins, Violas and Violoncellos and some labels. The book is an extract from the "Universal Dictionary of Violin & Bow Makers" by William Henley(1874-1957 a violinist of renown. Forward and introduction by C Woodcock an authority and dealer in violins and who has edited the work of Henley and brought it up to date recording all known instrume... View more info

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AN ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF LONDON

By: WILLIAM KENT (EDITOR)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: LONDON, J.M.DENT & SONS: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121069

Condition: Very Good


Black morocco leather half binding with green cloth sides.Gilt titles to spine. 200 x 135 mm approx. Applied head bands. Top edge gilt. xii + 772 pp. Black and White photo. frontis + 15 other b/w photos. as called for. Printed in double column format by the Temple Press this is a treasure trove of information on pre WWII London. Edited by Kent the and with many contributors, noted authorities on their subjects ie Allen S.Walker - Architecture in London, Horace Shipp- Art in London, F.E.Hansford - various London Boroughs, Gordon Maxwell - Canals, Coffee Houses London Clubs, Highwaymen etc. VG (... View more info

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THE NATIONAL MONUMENT TO BE COMPLETED FOR THE SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY ON THE MODEL OF THE PARTHENON AN APPEAL TO THE SCOTTISH PEOPLE , DELUX Edition in Slipcase box

By: WILLIAM MITCHELL , S.S.C.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: LONDON, ADAM AND CHARLES BLACK: 1907

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118197

Condition: Near Fine


In Slipcase box.Sewn paperback with envelope fold style printed jacket with purple titles and decs. 275x220mm approx.xxi + 63 nos. pp + plans. 4 page prospectus loosely laid in giving binding styles and prices for copies to be ordered in various cases and bindings from Bernard Quaritch. Colour frontis + five other colour illustrations and plans (original and revised- drawn by Henry F Kerr ARIBA + facsimile letters. These together with the colour illustrations are printed on quality art paper whilst the text of the book is printed on hand made paper with the watermark of Hodgkinson & co. The pr... View more info