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5626. : The Antique Dealer and Collectors' Guide.

London, The Patina Press, 1946-1949. 27 copies, Volume 1, New Series, No. 3, 4 & 5, October to December 1946, No. 7, 9.10, 11, February - June 1947: Volume 2, No. 2, 3,4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, September, 1947 to July, 1948: Volume 3, No. 1, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, August 1948 to July 1949: Volume 4, No. 1, 1, 2, 3, 5. August 1949 to December 1949. Full of articles on antiques, black and white illustrations. Adverts. Small 4to. original paper wrappers. Some copies a little dusty. 10.00


3599. BARBER (Richard): The Arthurian Legends. An Illustrated Anthology.

London, Bibliophile Books, 1985. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Small 4to. orignal red cloth fine in fine price clipped dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. 10.00


4234. BAZIN (Germain): Impressionist Paintings in The Louvre.

London, Thames & Hudson 1958. First English Edition. Translated from the French by S,. Cunliffe Owen. Coloured and black and white illustrations. Roy8vo. original canvas type cloth with black and gilt vignette on upper cover. Very good condition. 10.00


2316. BEETHOVEN. LUDWIG (Emil): Beethoven. Life of a Conqueror.

London, Hutchinson International Authors Ltd. (reprint) 1945.). Translated from the German by George Stewart McManus. Portrait frontispiece and 8 further portrait illustrations. 8vo. original cloth, silver to spine, very good condition in worn dustwrapper. 10.00


4130. BELL (Mrs. Arthur) [N. D'Anvers]: Thomas Gainsborough. A Record of His Life and Works.

London, George Bell, 1897. With illustrations reproduced for the most part direct from the original paintings. Portraits, subject pictures and landscapes. 4to. original blue cloth elaborately decorated in gilt, gitl spine. Top edge gilt. Ownership signatue on ffep. 50.00


5622. BETJEMAN (John): Ghastly Good Taste. or a Depressing Story of the Rise and Fall of English Architecture.

London, Chapman & Hall 1933. First Edition. Second Issue with correction to page 119/120. A beautiful folding illustration forty inches long specially drawn by Mr. Peter Fleetwood-Hesketh at rear of book. Cr.8vo. original boards with title etc. on upper cover, blue cloth spine with paper label. Corners a little bumped and covers a little discoloured. Pasted onto front endpapers are two newspaper cuttings of articles written by John Betjeman. 65.00


1628. BILLINGTON (Dora): The Technique of Pottery.

London, B. T. Batsford, 1962. First Edition. 112 illustrations, some photographic. errata leaf. (loose) 8vo. original cloth very good in slightly chipped dustwrapper. Ownership names on endpapers. 15.00


4225. BINNS (Henry Bryan): Botticelli.

London, T. C. & E. C. Jack, n.d. Illustrated with eight reproductions in colour. Illustrated title page. Masterpieces in Colour Series. Square 8vo. original boards, picture onlay. Edge of spine worn. 6.00


1626. BROOKE (Iris): A History of English Costume.

London, Methuen & Co. (Second Edition) 1946. Covers a history of dress in England from earliest times to 1900. Four coloured plates and nearly 300 drawings in line. It provides a vast amount of information and detail that should be of use to theatrical designers, both professional and amateur. Cr.8vo. original red cloth, spine faded, otherwise very good in slightly worn repaired dustwrapper. Name on endpapers. 8.00


4239. CHASE (Alice Elizabeth): Famous Paintings. An Introduction to Art for Young People.

New York, The Platt and Munk Co. 1951. First Edition. 50 full page coloured plates with textual description and black and white illustrations on opposite page to plate. 4to. original cloth with large picture onlay on upper cover, spine faded and some wear to top and bottom of spine. No inscriptions. 10.00


5590. CHRISTEN (Sydney Mary): Rodolphe Christen. The Story of an Artist's Life by his Wife.

London, Longmans Green & Co. 1910. First Edition. Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. 62 full page colour plates each with tissue guard and 61 monotone. Thick roy 8vo. original green cloth, upper cover with gilt title, monogram and dates within a double gilt bordr. gilt lettering to spine. Binding a little rubbed in places and inner hinge cracking. Fore-edge and lower edge untrimmed and browned as are endpapers. Ex libray copy with number on bottom of spine and stamp on half title and verso title page. Overall a good copy in firm condition. 15.00


3073. CHURCHILL (Sir Winston): Churchill His Paintings.

London, Hamish Hamilton, 1967. (Second impression) With a Foreword by Lady Spencer Churchill and Introduction by David Coombs. 73 plates in colour and 429 reproductions in monochrome. Large 4to. original green cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. 15.00


906. COWLES (Fleur): The Flower Game.

London Collins 1983. First Edition. Full page colour plates and numerous black and white textual drawings. 4to. original cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. No inscriptions. 8.00


5648. CROCKETT (S. R.): Red-Cap Adventures. being The Second Series of 'Red Cap Tales' stolen from the treasure chest of The Wizard of the North, which theft is humbly acknowledged by S. R. Crockett.

London, A. & C.Black 1908. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece with tissue guard and fifteen full page coloured plates by Allan Stewart. 8vo. original pictured cloth covers, top edge gilt. Gift inscription on ffep. 10.00


5464. DICKENS (Charles) / RACKHAM (Arthur): Der Weihnachtsabend (A Christmas Carol)

Zurich, Rascher & Cie, 1918 Text in German. Tipped in Coloured frontispiece, black and white decorated title page, eleven further full page tipped in coloured plates, black and white illustrations in the text. Illustrated endpapers. Roy8vo. original gilt decorated tan cloth in removable plastic dustwrapper. Inner hinge slightly cracked. Gift inscription dated 1919 on front free endpaper. 150.00


5234. DJANOGLY (Carolyn): Centurions. A photographic tribute to 100 men and women who have changed the face of 20th Century Britain.

London, Andre Deutsch, 1999. First Edition. Foreword by Asa Briggs. 100 descriptive texts and photographs with a small one of the person as a child. Very large 4to. original black cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions. 15.00


1629. DOERNER (Max): The Materials of the Artist and Their Use in Painting with notes on the techniques of the Old Masters.....

London, George G. Harrap (Revised Edition) 1949. Translated by Eugen Neuhaus. Black and white frontispiece and other black and white full page plates. 8vo. original grey cloth, white paper label to spine in fine condition in very slightly worn dustwrapper. Ownership names on endpapers. 25.00


1654. DUTTA (Ajit Kumar): Indian Artifacts. Exploring the Traditional Vitality of the Crafts.

India, New Delhi, Cosmo Publications 1987. First Edition. 8 full page colour illustrations. numerous black and white. A very detailed book on Indian crafts. 4to. original cloth very good in very good dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. Inscription by the author on title page. 25.00


5649. EWING (Juliana Horatia): Lob Lie-By-The-Fire and Other Tales

London, G. Bell & Sons 1932. The Queen's Treasures Series Coloured frontispiece, illustrated title page and seven further full page coloured plates by Alice B. Woodward. Cr.8vo. original illustrated green cloth in very good condition. No dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers and green ribbon marker. 5.00


697. FINLAY (Ian): Scottish Crafts.

London, George Harrap. 1948. First Edition. Illustrated colour and black and white. 4to. original cloth, slight fading to top and bottom of spine where dustwrapper torn. 20.00


1595. FRITH (W. P.): WALLIS (Nevile, Editor): A Victorian Canvas. The Memoirs of W. P. Frith, R.A.

London, Geoffrey Bles, 1957. First Edition. Frontispiece and other black and white plates. Bibliography. 8vo. original cloth in protected dustwrapper. No inscriptions. 10.00


5415. GARDINER (Juliet): The 1940's House.

London, Channel 4 Books. (first reprint) 2000 For Lyn and Michael Hymers, their daughter Kirstie and her sons, Ben and Thomas, the Second World War began more than sixty years after Chamberlain's announcement. For them war broke out on 15th April, 2000, when they left their Yorkshire hometown for a 1930's semi-detached house in West Wickham, Kent, under the skies where the Battle of Britain was fought. In the weeks that the Hymers spent in the 1940.s house, they experienced many different aspects of life on the home front, from the outbreak of war in 1939 through the hardships of rationing and shortages and the relief of VE day.Soon after their arrival they receive an Anderson shelter which they must erect in the garden. Hard on its heels comes a vist from the ARP warden to inspect their blackout. An intriguing look at life during the war. illustrated with colour photographs by Simon Roberts. Small 4to. original red cloth fine in fine price clipped dustwrapper. No inscriptions. . 5.00


4665. GAUNT (William): The Great Century of British Painting: Hogarth to Turner.

London, Phaidon Press, 1971. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece and numerous colour and black and white plates of great paintings. Text is printed on thick yellow paper. Large 4to. original black cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. Affixed to the title page is a small label 'Special Edition for Readers Union'. Please note this book weighs over 1.5 kg so postage will be in excess of that quoted by abe. 8.00


1509. GILL (Evan R.): The Inscriptional Work of Eric Gill. An Inventory.

London, Cassell 1964. First Edition. Preface, 16 black and white plates. Roy8vo. original cloth very good in very good protected dustwrapper. 75.00


5461. GOLDSMITH (Oliver) / RACKHAM (Arthur): The Vicar of Wakefield

London, George Harrap & Co. 1929 First Edition. Coloured frontispiece, half title with vignette, vignette and lettering in red to title page. Eleven further full page coloured plates and numerous black and white illustrations in the text. 4to. original dark green cloth with gilt vignette and lettering to upper cover (nice and bright). Gilt lettering to spine which has dulled and spine a little marked. Top edge gilt, fore edge and lower edge foxing spots. Illustrated endpapers. No dustwrapper. Ownership bookplate pasted to front endpaper and gift inscription on front free endpaper. 100.00


3747. GOMBRICH (E. H.): Art and Scholarship. An Inaugural Lecture.

London, H. K. Lewis for University London College, 1957. 21pages. Roy8vo. original paper covers, slightly defective. Ex Royal Society of Arts Library copy. 8.00


5595. GOSS (John, Collected and Edited by): Daily Express Community Song Book.

London, Daily Express National Community Singing Movement, no date (1927) First Edition. Contains: Words and music for Songs, Rounds and Canon and For The Very Young. 4to. original blue cloth, very slight rubbing to edges. Small gift inscription on front free endpaper. 6.00


5453. HART (Frank) (Writer and Illustrator): Everyhorse. A Selection of Studies, Grave & Gay.

London, Country Life Ltd. 1935. First Edition. Black and white frontispiece, illustrated title page, 16 further full page plates, numerous textual illustrations, all by the author. Large 4to. original green cloth, slight bumping to corners but overall very good condition in very worn repaired dustwrapper. No inscriptions. 20.00


5447. HILL (Adrian): Sketching & Painting Out of Doors.

London, Blandford Press (reprint) 1973. Written and illustrated by the author. Coloured frontispiece, ten further colour plates, 33 black and white drawings. Thin 8vo. original picture boards in very good condition. No inscriptions. 4.00


2817. HIND (C. Lewis): Romney

London, T. C. & E. C. Jack. n.d. Coloured frontispiece and seven further full page coloured plates. Decorated title page and black and white drawing of Romney at start of chapter 1. Masterpieces in Colour Series. Square 8vo. original boards, picture onlay on upper cover. Base of spine a little worn. 5.00


3982. HOUSMAN (Laurence): Moonlight and Fairyland.

London, Jonathan Cape, 1978. 15 full page coloured plates by Pauline Martin and decorated initial letters to each chapter start. Small4to. original black cloth, a little marked. No dustwrapper. 10.00


5615. IRVING (Washington): Tales of a Traveller

New York and London, G. P. Putnam (Buckthorne Edition) 1895. Each page has text within a border designed as is the title page and the covers from drawings by George Wharton Edwards. The initials are from designs by Walter C. Greenough. Black and white frontispiece with tissue guard and 13 further full page illustrations each with tissue guard including two by Arthur Rackham in Volume 1. Black and white frontispiece with tissue guard and 10 further full page illustrations each with tissue guard includng three by Arthur Rackham in Volume 2. Two volumes, Roy8vo. beautifully bound in white cloth with elaborate gilt and dark green decoration to upper covers and spines. Top edges gilt. Two really lovely volumes. No inscriptions. 125.00


5341. JACKSON (Mrs. E. Nevill ): Silhouette. Notes and Dictionary.

London, Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1938. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece with tissue guard and nine further coloured plates each with tissue guard and mounted on brown card. 93 illustrations in monotone. Large 4to. orignal red cloth with silhouette on upper cover. Back cover slightly bubbled at bottom with some water marks. Overall condition very good. No inscriptions. 45.00


1623. KENNY (John B.): The Complete Book of Pottery Making.

London, Sir Isaac Pitman, 1949. First Edition. Coloured frontispiece and three further coloured plates. 20 black and white plates and numerous textual illustrations, made especially for this book by the author. Small thick 4to. original cloth very good in slightly worn dustwrapper. Name on endpapers and dustwrapper. 25.00


4821. KIPLING (Rudyard): The Jungle Books.

London, The Reprint Society, 1955. Two books in one. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian. 8vo. original green cloth, gilt elephant's head on upper cover, very good in very good pictured dustwrapper. No inscriptions. 5.00


3544. LAMB (Charles): Essays. Edited with and introduction by Rosalind Vallance and John Hampden.

London, The Folio Society, 1963. Illustrated with wood engravings by Frank Martin. 8vo. original black cloth, upper cover decorated with gilt borders and designs. gilt spine, red title label. fine condition in slipcase. 10.00


4423. LEMAN (Martin). CARTER (Angela): Comic and Curious Cats.

London, Victor Gollancz, (third impression) 1979. Illustrated title page and 16 full page coloured plates of cats by Martin Leman with letters of the alphabet opposite and rhymes by Angela Carter. Large square 4to. original picture boards. Very good condition. 6.00


5384. MAYLE (Peter): Toujours Provence

London, Hamish Hamilton, 1991. First Edition. A sequel to 'A Year in Provence'. From vantage points as varied as the Cannes Film Festival, the caves at Chateauneuf-du-Pape and the Menerbes Dog Show, you will see that life in Provence is far from the quiet and uneventful existence suggested by those postcards of empty villagesand picturesque peasants. All kinds of characters are lurking in the lavender; estate agents, a disgraced gendarme, reports from Vogue and, hot of the autoroute and baying for social activity the summer invaders. Black and white illustrations by Kevin Hart. 8vo. original cloth with silver lettering to spine in fine condition in fine dustwrapper. 4.00


4228. MOERIKE (Edward): Mozart on the Way to Prague.

London, Westhouse, 1946. First English Edition. Translated by Walter and Catherine Alison Phillips. Frontispiece and drawings in black and white and some with a little added colour by Suzanne Einzig. Roy8vo. original cloth very good. No dustwrapper. Small remains of cellotape mark on endpaper. 10.00


4993. PENLEY (Aaron): Sketching from Nature in Water Colours.

London, Cassell, Petter & Galpin, n.d. (Ca. 1880's) Half title illustrated in colour. Full page illustration of colours used, 13 chromo-lithograph full page plates each with tissue guard. One sketch drawing. The sketch drawing is foxed, the others are not affected except in some cases in the margins. Folio, Prize binding of half red morocco and red cloth with small coat of arms in gilt on upper cover. Marbled endpapers and edges. Gilt spine with five raised bands. Corners very slightly bumped but overall very good condition. No inscriptions. 40.00


3346. PLUMB (J. H.) and WHELDON (Hugh): Royal Heritage. The Story of Britain's Royal Builders and Collectors.

London, BBC, (reprint) 1977. Profusely illustrated in colour and black and white. Small folio, original cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers. Inscription on half title. 15.00


5591. RONALD (Sir Landon, Editor): News-Chronicle Music for the Home.

London, The News-Chronicle Publications Dept. no date (1932) Frontispiece portrait Landon Ronald. Contains Favourite Songs; Famous Waltzes; Renowned Pianoforte Pieces; Arias from Grand Opera; Cryes of London and Grand Marches. Words and Music Scores. Large 4to. original maroon cloth in very good condition apart from slight rubbing to corenrs. Gilt lettering to upper cover and spine. Small gift inscription on front free endpaper. A few pencil annotations written in pencil on some music scores. 10.00


4526. SALAMAN (Malcolm C.): Old English Mezzotints.

London, The Studio, 1910. First Edition. Edited by Charles Holme. 128 black and white illustrations (some tipped in with tissue guards). Large 4to. original cloth, gilt lettering to upper cover. Top and bottom of spine very slightly rubbed. Top edge gilt. 20.00


4266. SCHAPIRO (Meyer): Vincent Van Gogh.

London, Beaverbrook Newspapers. n.d. 16 full colour prints with descriptive text, including cover which is a portrait of the artist (slightly defective at lower corner). Thin folio, original paper covers with cellophane wrapper (defective). Ownership signature on title page. 10.00


5097. SCHULZ (Charles M.): Snoopy in Springtime.

Knight Books, 1974. Coloured illustrations, thin 8vo. original pictured paper wrappers. Very good condition. 4.00


1639. SHEARMAN (Montague).: The Montague Shearman Collection of French and English Paintings.

London, The Redfern Gallery Ltd. 1940. Introduction by St. John Hutchinson. 5 Coloured tipped in plates and 3 black and white by Old Masters. 54pp. Large 4to. original grey card wrappers. Fine condition. 20.00


1559. SISLEY. SHONE (Richard): Sisley.

Oxford, Phaidon, 1979. First Edition. 48 coloured plates. Small folio. original green cloth fine in fine dustwrapper. 15.00


5511. SOONG (Maying): The Art of Chinese Paper Folding for Young and Old.

No publisher but label on back endpaper 'Caves Book Co. Taiwan, China. Dedicated to Junior Americans. Fully illustrated by the author. Cr.8vo. original brown cloth, spine lettering in silver and spine faded and a little marked. . ribbon marker. 5.00


5596. STONE (Irving): Lust for Life. A Novel of Vincent Van Gogh.

New York, The Heritage Press, 1936. Illustrated with one hundred and fifty reproductions of Vincent Van Gogh's pictures arranged by J. B. Neumann. Prologue: London: Book One - The Borinage: Book Two - Etten: Book Three - The Hague: Book Four - Nuenen: Book Five - Paris: Book Six - Arles: Book Seven - St. Remy: Book Eight - Auvers: Thick roy8vo. original illustrated board coversin very good condition. No inscriptions. 5.00


5235. TAYLOR (Basil): Stubbs.

London, Phaidon Press Ltd. 1971. First Edition. George Stubbs (1724-1806) is one of the great masters of British painting. As a painter of horses he is unsurpassed. 232 pages, 157 illustrations 16 of which are in full colour. Text is printed on beige card type paper. Roy8vo. original red cloth very good invery good dustwrapper. Gift inscription on front free endpaper. 5.00


5407. THORP (William H.): An Architects Sketch Book At Home and Abroad.

Leeds, Richard Jackson and London, Bradley T. Batsford, 1884. First Edition and Limited to 400 copies of which this is number 171. List of Subscribers. Section I - England with 24 sketches: Section II - Belgium with 33 sketches: Section III - The Moselle with 18 sketches. Very large 4to. original dark green mottled boards with dark green morocco spine, gilt lettering, some repairs to spine. Corners and edges bumped and worn. Foxing spots to verso endpaper, half title and title page, verso of last sketch and rear endpaper. No inscriptions. 45.00


875. TIFFIN (Walter F.): Gossip about Portraits. Principally Engraved Portraits.

London, H. G. Bohn 1866. First Edition. Errata Slip. Cr.8vo. original boards, a little rubbed. Spine repaired and inner hinges strengthened. 20.00


5462. WALTON (Izaak)/RACKHAM (Arthur): The Compleat Angler or The Contemplative Man's Recreation.

London, George Harrap & Co. 1931 Being a discourse of Rivers, Fishponds, Fish and Fishing not unworthy the Perusal of Most Anglers. Coloured frontispiece with tissue guard (tissue creased) Title page with title lettering and vignette in green. Eleven full page colour plates each with tissue guard and head and tail drawings and black and white drawings in the text. 4t. original green cloth with gilt vignette and lettering to upper cover nice and bright, a couple of small marks. Gilt lettering to spine which has dulled and marked. Illustrated endpapers. No dustwrapper. No inscriptions. 120.00


5232. WATERHOUSE (Ellis): Gainsborough.

London, Spring Books 1966. (reprint). Chronology of The Chief Events in Gainsborough's Life. Notes; Bibliography; Introduction to the Catalogue; Coloured frontispiece, 7 coloured illustrations and at end of book 292 black and white illustrations. Small 4to. original green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, very good condition in slightly worn price clipped dustwrapper. Gift inscription on front free endpaper. 5.00


4269. WILDER (F. L.): English Sporting Prints.

London, Thames& Hudson, 1974. First Edition. Introduction and 95 beautiful coloured plates covering all aspects of sport. Large heavy 4to. original cloth with gilt motif on upper cover, fine in fine dustwrapper. 25.00


5227. WISHART (Ruth): Celebration. Edinburgh International Festival.

Edinburgh, The Edinburgh Festival Society, 1996. 50 years in photographs in colour and black and white. Text by Ruth Wishart. Sponsored by The Royal Bank of Scotland. Large 4to. original black cloth in fine condition in fine dustwrapper. Decorated endpapers. Contained in slightly worn slipcase. Published in Edinburgh by The Edinburgh Festival Society in 1996. ISBN 0 903695 97 4 10.00


3301. YARWOOD (Doreen): The English Home. A Thousand Years of Furnishing and Decoration.

London, Batsford, (reprint) 1959. Coloured frontispiece. 3 further coloured plates, 32 black and white plates and hundreds of line drawings. Small thick 4to. original cloth very good in fair dustwrapper. 25.00

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