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Ernest Gimson and the Cotswold Group of Craftsmen: A Catalogue of Works by Ernest Gimson, Ernest and Sidney Barnsley and Peter Waals, in the collections of Leicestershire Museums, Carrutthers, Annette
1 Carrutthers, Annette Ernest Gimson and the Cotswold Group of Craftsmen: A Catalogue of Works by Ernest Gimson, Ernest and Sidney Barnsley and Peter Waals, in the collections of Leicestershire Museums
Leicester Leicestershire Art Galleries, Museums and Records Service 1978 0850220386 / 9780850220384 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Previous owners name neatly written at top of front endpaper. Binding sound. 92pp. Many b/w illustrations. The collection of work by Ernest Gimson, Ernest and Sidney Barnsley and Peter Waals described in this catalogue was started in 1919, the year of Gimson's death, when his widow presented to Leicester City Museum architectural drawings by Gimson for the new Federal Capital of Australia. Over the next twenty years several important gifts were received from Sydney Gimson and the nucleus of a fine collection was formed. This catalogue includes sections on furniture, chairs, plasterwork, metalwork, other designs and architecture, with an initial section on the history of the group. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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Dream Houses - The Edwardian Ideal, Gradige, Roderick
2 Gradige, Roderick Dream Houses - The Edwardian Ideal
London Constable 1980 0094619301 / 9780094619302 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Dark brown hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, previous owners name (an architect) neatly written at top of front endpaper. Binding sound. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 247pp. 20 b/w plates and many b/w illustrations within text. Just before the end of the 19th century, a new architectural style emerged in England. It was a combination of ant-Victorianisem, of a return to traditional building techniques and materials, and of a dream of a settled and ordered society In this book, the author considers the works of the great mainstream English architects such as Newton, Lutyens, Voysey and Baker. There are careful studies of individual houses such as Bullers Wood by Ernest Newton and Standen by Philip Webb. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Bertie's Escapade, Grahame, Kenneth
3 Grahame, Kenneth Bertie's Escapade
London Methuen & Co.Ltd. 1949 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall Ernest H.Shepard 
Salmon pink paper covered boards with title in black on spine and front cover. Condition: Very good, with slight warping to front cover. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear and two small chunks missing to top of front cover of jacket and a small repaired tear to top of rear of jacket.Not price-clipped. Beautifully illustrated with b/w line drawings by E.H.Shepard. 42pp. This book tells the story of Bertie "a bold black pig who roused by Marlow church bells practising for Christmas, set out with the rabbits, Peter and Benjie, to sing carols". 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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Suffer Little Children: a Picture Book of Bible Stories for Little Folk, No Author
4 No Author Suffer Little Children: a Picture Book of Bible Stories for Little Folk
London and New York Ernest Nister/E.P.Dutton & Co. 1903 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Undated, but c.1903. Decorative paper covered boards with green cloth spine. Condition: Good, with general shelfwear to covers, more so to cover corners and head and tail of spine. Light browning to endpapers and light browning to pages throughout. Previous owners name on front pastedown. 14 chromolithographs. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Garden-craft Old and New, Sedding (the late), John D.
5 Sedding (the late), John D. Garden-craft Old and New
London Kegan Paul Trench & Trubner 1892 Cloth Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
With a memorial notice by the Rev.E.F.Russell. Second edition. Pale green cloth with titles in gilt on front cover and spine and image in gilt of a sundial on the front cover. Condition: Fair to good, govers are generally lightly shelfworn and sunned, with heavier sunning to spine. Head and tail of spine also guite shelfworn and bumped. Browning and foxing to endpapers. Text bright and clean. Inner rear joint beginning to wear a little, otherwise binding sound, no inscriptions. 215pp. Sixteen illustrations. Chapters include sections on The Theory of the Garden, Art in a Garden and the "Landscape Garden". John Dando Sedding (1838-1891) was a church architect in Britain, working on new buildings and repair work, with an interest in a 'crafted Gothic' style. He was an influential figure in the Arts and Crafts movement, many of whose leading designers studied in his offices. They included Ernest Gimson, Ernest Barnsley and Herbert Ibberson. His 1889 lecture, "The Architectural Treatment of Gardens", was influential in the revival espoused by Reginald Blomfield, of "Jacobean" features such as terraces, covered walks, bowling greens, clipped yew hedges and topiary, which would combine with "cottage garden" elements in the Arts and Crafts gardens of 1890-1915. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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