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The Monumental remains of Noble and Eminent Persons, Comprising the Sepulchral Antiquities of Great Britain, Engraved from Drawings By Edward Blore

By: N/A

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Pall Mall East, London, Harding, Lepard and Co.: 1826

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003671

Condition: Good


Half leather with decorative marbled paper covered boards, with titles in gilt on spine. Marbled endpapers. Condition: Good, described as such becaused the covers are in fair condition, but internally the contents are in very good condition. The leather of the spine is rubed, the boards have generaly rubbind and shelfwear as to the leather covered cover corners, which are worn and frayed. The front hinge is nearly separated from spine, being held in place by one binding ... View more info

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Carel Weight, R.A. - A Retrospective Exhibition

By: N/A

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Royal Academy of Arts: 1982

Seller ID: 006168

Condition: Good


Softcover. Condition: Good, with very light shelfwear, and light sunning to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 71pp. Many colour illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the retrospective exhibition of work by Carel Weight (1908-1997) held at the Royal Academy, London from 9 January to 14 February 1982. The catalogue includes an introductory essay by Weight's friend and contemporary, Ruskin Spear, and the transcript of a conversation with Norman Rosen... View more info

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Robert Hooke

By: 'Espinasse, Margaret

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1956

Seller ID: 005761

Condition: Very Good


Black hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers, and light foxing to fore-edge of textblock. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear and light sunning to spine. Not price-clipped. 192pp. 16 b/w plates.A thorough biography of the life of the scientist and architect, Robert Hooke (1635-1703) View more info

Collect This Catalogue (Sale of Modern and Contemporary Editions), November 23, 2008, New York

By: ?

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, Phillips De Pury and Company: 2008

Seller ID: 003440

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with a hint of shelfwear to the covers. This lavishly illustrated 323 item catalogue also includes four original prints by James Hyde, Hilary Harkness, William Pope.L and Kay Rosen (one print each). Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall View more info

William Roberts R.A., Drawings & Watercolour 1915-1968

By: ?

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, D'Offay Couper Gallery: 1969

Seller ID: 002976

Condition: Good


Orange card covered stapled booklet with titles and a William Roberts image in black on front cover. Condition: Good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Four page catalogue listing 43 items of work by Roberts. 12 b/w illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition or Roberts' work held at the D'Offay Couper Gallery, Dering Street, London from 23 September to 10 October, 1969. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Jubilee of the Dovecot Tapestries 1912-1962

By: ?

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, The Scottish Committee of the Arts Council of Great Britain: 1962

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005258

Condition: Good


Softcover.(Stapled catalogue). Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Light foxing to corner of front cover. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Light sunning to text edges and light rusting to staples in centre. 16pp. 6 b/w plates. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition held in Edinburgh during the International Festival, 1962. Conceived by William Morris and the 3rd Marquess of Bute, from 1912 to 1940 (apart from the period of the Fir... View more info

The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church According to the Use of the church of England Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David Pointed as They are to be Sung or said in Churches

By: ???

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Sir D.H.Blair and J.Bruce: 1802

Seller ID: 001751

Condition: Fair


Full black leather binding . All edges gilt. Condition: Fair, binding sound, covers are in good condition, with the patina of use. Front and back endpapers are lightly browned, and have the dates of births and deaths of several members of the Taylor family from Bolton, (also written as Bolton in the Moor) Lancashire, the earliest birth date being 1813. The first section of text at the begiining of the book (after the calendar) is the order of Morning Prayer. The first tw... View more info

Hollywood Unseen: Photographs from the John Kobal Foundation

By: Abbott, Gareth (ed.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, ACC Editions (Antique Collectors Club): 2012

Seller ID: 005972

ISBN: 1851496807

Condition: Very Good


Black hardcover with title blindstamped on spine and front cover. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 240pp. Many b/w photographic illustrations. This book is a tribute to the inventiveness and ingenuity of the great Hollywood film studios: Columbia, Paramount, MGM, Universal, Warner Brothers, RKO and Twentieth Century Fox. From the late 1920s to the early 1960s, these studios publicity departm... View more info

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Textile Designs of Japan - Vol I

By: Abe, Kojiro (foreword)

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Osaka, Japan, Japanese Textile Color Design Center: 1959

Seller ID: 004840

Condition: Good


NB: Vol I only. Dark brown buckram with title in gilt on spine and front cover. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally shelfworn with a 5 inch vertical repaired tear to front cover of jacket, and light sunning to spine. 84pp. text plus 160 b/w and 24 colour plates. This book is the first volume of a three volume survey of rich and varied Japanese textile designs classified into three groups: ... View more info

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Warwick: Its preservation and redevelopment

By: Abercrombie, Patrick and Nickson, Richard

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, The Architectural Press (for Warwick Borough Council): 1949

Seller ID: 005727

Condition: Very Good


Brick-red cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, previous owners name on front endpaper. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and light suffing and soiling Small chip missing to base of spine of dustjacket. Not price-clipped. Dustjacket design by Herbert Spencer. 151pp. Many b/w illustrations. Three fold-out stage plans, two in colour.This book presents the report and plan for the preservation and rede... View more info

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The Arts of the Third Reich

By: Adam, Peter

Price: £26.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson Ltd.: 1992

Seller ID: 006108

ISBN: 0500236380

Condition: Fine


Red cloth with title in black on spine. Condition: Fine, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear and a small nick to the top right edge of the front cover of the dustjacket. 332pp. 321 illustrations, 33 in colour. This book was the first ever comprehensive examination in English of the art of Nazism. Painting, sculpture, architecture and film were amongst the art disciplines compelled to serve as vehicles for the transmi... View more info

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Ansel Adams: An Autobiography

By: Adams, Ansel with Alinder, Mary Street

Price: £26.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson Ltd.: 1985

Seller ID: 005888

ISBN: 0500541116

Condition: Very Good


Pale red cloth with title in silver on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear. 400pp. 277 b/w illustrations. Long before he died in April 1994 the American photographer Ansel Adams had become a living legend. His dramatic landscape photographs captured the beauty of the American West for future generations; he was an innovator in his photographic techniques and method; and he was acknowledged ... View more info

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Forever Free: Elsa's Pride

By: Adamson, Joy

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Collins Harvill: 1962

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006163

Condition: Good


Pictorial hardcover with title in black on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound. Inscribed by the author to the travel writer Elspeth Huxley on the title page (see image). The last three pages have a crease to the lower right corner of the page and the rear endpaper is quite creased with a four inch vertical tear from the top. Dustjacket condition: Poor, generally shelfworn with some small tears and light soiling. Rear inner flap of dustj... View more info

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John Marin - The Late Oils

By: Adelson, Warren (foreword)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, Adelson Galleries: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003885

ISBN: 0981580114

Condition: Good


Hardcover. Condition: Good, with light cockling to top of textblock. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 53pp. 14 colour plates. This catalogue, produced to accompany the exhibition of work by John Marin held at the Adelson Galleries from November 7 to December 19, 2008, also includes an essay on the artist by William C.Agee. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Art and Power: Europe under the dictators 1930-45

By: Ades, Dawn et al.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, The South Bank Centre: 1995

Seller ID: 006064

ISBN: 1853321486

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 360pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition held at the Hayward Gallery, London from26 October 1995 to 21 January 1996, which then toured to Barcelona and Berlin. This book discusses the relationship between art and politics in the 1930s, in the Europe of the dictators. It provides a history of the plight of indiv... View more info

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The Colophon Part Eight (A Book Collectors Quarterly)

By: Adler, Elmer (ed.)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: New York, The Colophon Ltd.: 1931

Seller ID: 004412

Condition: Good


Paper covered boards. Condition: Good, with general shelfwear and light sunning and soiling to covers, more so to rear cover. Binding sound, no inscriptions. One of an edition of three thousand copies. As well as essays on subjects such as four centuries of book titles, modern firsts and the bookseller, Benjamin Gomez, It includes a signed lithograph entitled "Gardenia" by Victoria Hutson dated 1931. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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The Colophon, New Graphic Series, Number Four, Volume One

By: Adler, Elmer (ed.)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: New York, Pynson Printers Inc.: 1940

Seller ID: 004413

Condition: Good


Paper covered boards. Condition: Good, with general shelfwear and light sunning and soiling to covers, more so to rear cover, which has a light waterstain to the top right corner. Light cockling to the inner corners of some pages. Binding sound, no inscriptions. As well as essays on subjects such as Hans Andersen Fairy Tales and D.H.Lawrence and his critics, it includes an original woodcut by Paul Landacre (1893-1963) entitled "Campers" on p.21, which has a water... View more info

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Degas: Pastels, Oil Sketches, Drawings

By: Adriani, Gotz

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London/New York, Thames and Hudson Ltd./Abbeville Press: 1985

Seller ID: 006098

ISBN: 0500091684

Condition: Fine


Navy hardcover with title in grey on spine. Condition: Fine, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 408pp. 269 illustrations, 74 in colour. In the rich selection of pictures in this book, the meticulous detail of Degas' early pencil sketches can be compared with the furious late charcoal drawings, and fleeting chalk sketches with large pastels. Taken together, they exemplify the splendour and diversity of Degas' work on paper. A very... View more info

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Gerhard Richter: Paintings from Private Collections

By: Adriani, Gotz et al.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Ostfildern, Germany, Hatje Cantz: 2008

Seller ID: 004531

ISBN: 3775721371

Condition: Very Good


Dark grey hardcover with title in white on front cover and spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear and light sunning to very top and base of spine. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear , and light soiling to rear of jacket. 184pp. 119 illustrations, 105 in colour. This book features essays by Gotz Adriani and Dieter Schwarz, and over eighty works from private collections. It provides a concise overvie... View more info

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In a City Garden

By: Aitken, J.R.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London and Edinburgh, T n Foulis: 1913

Seller ID: 004031

Condition: Fair


Olive green paper covered boards with title in gilt on spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. Page edges untrimmed. Condition: Fair to good, cover edges and spine are sunned and lightly shelfworn with light bumping to head and tail of spine. Front cover has some paper residue from a small label to right of gilt emblem (see image). Binding sound, no inscriptions.Very occasional light foxing. Approx three pages have some linear foxing possibly from a green silk bookmark, pr... View more info