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Posy Simmonds - The Guardian

By: Forgan, Liz (intro.)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, The Scott Trust Foundation: 2009

Seller ID: 005942

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Bindings sound, no inscriptions. Unpaginated. Many b/w cartoon illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of work by the cartoonist Posy Simmonds organised by the Scott Trust Foundation and held at the Guardian News and Media's Gallery, London from 2 April to 2 June 2009. View more info

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English Decoration in he 18th Century

By: Fowler, John and Cornforth, John

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1978

Seller ID: 006017

ISBN: 0214205525

Condition: Good


Second edition. Dark green cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. 288pp. Many b/w and some occasional colour illustrations. This book was the result of a collaboration between a historically-minded decorator and an architectural historian, both concerned with the preservation of English country houses. It explains how new forms of decoration were introduced and came to... View more info

The Russian Theatre - Its Character and History with Especial Reference to the Revolutionary Period

By: Fulop-Miller, Rene and Gregor, Joseph

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B.Lippincott Company: 0

Seller ID: 005089

Condition: Very Good


Undated, but c.1929. This edition was limited to six hundred and fifty copies for England and three hundred and fifty copies for the United States, of which this is no.34 of the American issue. Maroon buckram with title in gilt on spine. Top edge gilt. Condition: Very good with very light shelfwear to covers. Bottom inch of the half-title page coming away from the binding, otherwise binding sound. Hint of foxing to endpapers.136pp. 48 illustrations in colour and 357 in h... View more info

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The drawings of Henry Fuseli, with a Foreword By John Piper

By: Ganz, Paul

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Max Parrish & Co.: 1949

Seller ID: 004754

Condition: Good


Terracotta colour cloth with title in gilt on spine and front cover. Condition: Good, with very light shelfwear to covers and light browning to endpapers from inner flaps of dustjacket. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and soiling and a small chip missing to top of spine of jacket. Not price-clipped. 79pp. 106 b/w plates. As well as a thorough overview of the life and work of the Swiss born artist Henry Fuseli, the ... View more info

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Social Justice & the Stations of the Cross

By: Gill, Eric

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, James Clarke & Co.Ltd.: 1939

Seller ID: 005650

Condition: Good


Pale green paper-covered boards with title in navy blue on front cover and spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear and light sunning to spine. Very slight warping to front board, and light foxing to half-title. Occasional very light foxing within text. No inscriptions. 21pp. Title-page illustration (repeated on front cover) is from an engraving by Eric Gill. Ref: Corey & Mackenzie no.40. Font used is Joanna. View more info

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Sacred and Secular

By: Gill, Eric

Price: £33.00

Publisher: London, J.M.Dent & Sons for Hague & Gill Ltd.: 1940

Seller ID: 005651

Condition: Very Good


Scarlet cloth with title in silver on spine. Top edge red. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear and light soiling, some slightly heavier wear to head and tail of spine of jacket and small chip missing to base of spine of jacket. Not price-clipped. 198pp. Eight b/w line illustrations by Denis Tegetmeier. This book consists of a collection of six essays by Eric Gill on his tho... View more info

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The Broken Spoke

By: Gorey, Edward

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Ltd.: 1979

Seller ID: 006119

ISBN: 0510000487

Condition: Fine


First English edition. Illustrated paper-covered boards. Condition: Fine, binding sound, no inscirptions.Very light foxing to fore-edge of text-block. Dustjacket condition: Fine, with just a hint of shelfwear to dustjacket. Unpaginated. Many b/w and colour illustrations by Gorey. This book grew out of a commission from Sports Illustrated and grew from there, combining in Gorey's own words "two objects of consuming interest: postcards and bicycles." View more info

Image for Regency Furniture Designs Fron Contemporary Source Books 1803-1826 - a Collection of pattern-books Including Selections from Thomas Sheraton Thomas Hope et al.

Regency Furniture Designs Fron Contemporary Source Books 1803-1826 - a Collection of pattern-books Including Selections from Thomas Sheraton Thomas Hope et al.

By: Harris, John

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Alec Tiranti: 1961

Seller ID: 003728

Condition: Fine


1960 reprint of the edition originally published in parts from 1759-1763. Red pvc crushed morocco with titles in gilt on spine and front cover. Condition: Fine, with light sunning to spine. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 26pp. text, 299 b/w illustrations. The card slipcase is in good condition, with general light soiling, sunning and shelfwear. Part of the Master Hands series Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Paul Rand

By: Heller, Steven

Price: £36.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005516

ISBN: 0714837989

Condition: Very Good


Ochre yellow hardcover with title in black on spine. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear and light sunning to spine. No inscriptions. 255pp. Many colour illustrations. Paul Rand (1914-1996) was a pioneering figure in American graphic design. Adopting what he called a "problem-solving" approach to design, he drew on the ideas of European avant-garde art movements, such as Cubism... View more info

Relief-Moulded Jugs 1820-1900

By: Henrywood, R.K.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK, The Antique Collectors' Club: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005373

ISBN: 0907462588

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with title in gilt on spine and front cover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers and light foxing to top edge of textblock. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 246pp. 20 colour plates (inc.frontispiece) and many b/w illustrations. This was the first book to be devoted entirely to relief-moulded jugs, by far the most widely used utilitarian vessel of the mid and late Victorian periods. They ref... View more info

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Graphis Vol 20, No.111, 1964

By: Herdeg, Walter (ed.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Zurich, Walter Herdeg, The Graphis Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004552

Condition: Good


NB: Text in English, French and German. Softcover. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 84pp. Many b/w and occasional colour illustrations. This issue includes articles on Finnish design, Western American advertising art and artistic quality in children's books. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Browne Muggs - English Brown Stoneware

By: Hildyard, Robin

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Victoria and Albert Museum: 1985

Seller ID: 005297

ISBN: 0948107243

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 127pp. Over 367 b/w images. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of English brown stoneware held at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London from September 11th to November 17th, 1985. This exhibition set out to show for the first time the full range of domestic English stonewares from c.1660 to the late 19th century. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" t... View more info

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Cotman in the North: Watercolours of Durham and Yorkshire

By: Hill, David

Price: £60.00

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 2005

Seller ID: 005895

ISBN: 0300107048

Condition: Very Good


Grey hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with a light vertical linear indentation to rear cover (approx two inches long) and a corresponding light indentation to rear of dustjacket. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear, and light vertical indentation to rear as previously mentioned. 185pp. 152 illustrations, many in colour. In this book the author presents the first detailed account of John Se... View more info

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Chinese Carved Jades

By: Howard Hansford, S.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1968

Seller ID: 005325

Condition: Good


Green cloth with title in gilt within red label on spine. Condition; Good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Light crease to lower right corner of front endpaper. Hint of sunning to very edges of b/w plates. No inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. 131pp. 8 colour and 96 b/w plates. This study of the work of the Chinese jade carver in all ages, and of the designs, purposes and usages of ancient jades, is based on personal observation, on earl... View more info

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The Luminous Image: Painted Glass roundels in the Lowlands, 1480-1560

By: Husband, Timothy B.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1995

Seller ID: 005059

ISBN: 0870997483

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light cockling to top edge of textblock. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 234pp. 21 colour plates. Many b/w illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of painted glass roundels held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, from May 23 to August 20, 1995. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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The Soul of the North: a Social, Architectural and Cultural History of the Nordic Countries, 1700-1940

By: Kent, Neil

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Reaktion Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004321

ISBN: 1861890419

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue hardcover with title in silver on spine. Condition: Very good, with a hint of light sunning to very edges of text. Name of previous owner (the art critic, John House) on front endpaper. Binding sound. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 416pp. 270 illustrations, 45 in colour. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Image for Claude Lorrain: Liber Veritatis

Claude Lorrain: Liber Veritatis

By: Kitson, Michael

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, British Museum Publications: 1978

Seller ID: 006189

ISBN: 0714107484

Condition: Good


Rectangular octavo. Brown cloth with title in bronze gilt on front cover and spine. Condition: Good, with some light sunning to inner edge of rear cover where it meets spine. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 185pp. 200 b/w plates of images from the Liber Veritatis plus 4 b/w plates illustrating the first and second indexes. In the 1977 exhibition at the British Museum, London, the 195 drawings from the Liber Veritatis of Claude Lorrain were shown all together for the firs... View more info

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Passion by Design: The Art and Times of Tamara de Lempicka

By: Kizette de Lempicka-Foxhall, Baroness (as told to Charles Phillips)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Oxford, Phaidon: 1987

Seller ID: 006134

ISBN: 0714824976

Condition: Fine


Black cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Fine, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear, not price-clipped. 191pp. 95 illustrations, including 52 in colour. This book tells the life story of the dramatic Polish-born artist Tamara de Lempicka (1898-1980), through the eyes of her daughter, Kizette. View more info

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Winslow Homer: All the Cullercoats Pictures

By: Knipe, Tony (intro.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Sunderland, The Northern Centre for Contemporary Art: 1988

Seller ID: 006055

ISBN: 0904461998

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 112pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. This catalogue was published to accompany the exhibition of work by the American artist Winslow Homer (1836-1910) held at the Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Sunderland in 1988. (At the time of publication, this was the largest exhibition of Homer's work ever to be held outside America). Homer spent two years (1881-1882) in the Engl... View more info

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October - The Second Decade, 1986-1996

By: Krauss, Rosalind (ed.) et al.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England., The MIT Press: 1997

Seller ID: 005606

ISBN: 0262112264

Condition: Very Good


Black hardcover with title in red on spine. Condition: Very good, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear and light soiling. 447pp. Several b/w illustrations. This book collects examples of the innovative critical and theoretical work for which the journal OCTOBER is known. The topics of enquiry include body politics and psycoanalysis, spectacle and institutional critique, art practice and art history, and postcolonial discourse. View more info