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English Medieval Alabasters; with a Catalogue of the Collection in the Victoria and Albert Museum.

By: CHEETHAM, Francis

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Phaidon/Christie’s, 1984.:

Seller ID: 14483


Large 4to. pp. 360; illustrations. Fine in dust wrapper. art sculpture View more info

Edible Architecture. Drawings by Ian Beck.

By: COATTS, Margot

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Marlborough: Libanus Press, 1987.:

Seller ID: 26023


8vo. pp. 38; illustrations. Grey cloth backed printed boards. Limited to 300 copies, this one un-numbered. The illustrations were intended to be hand coloured through stencils but this copy is in black and white, possible a trial or proof copy. Recipes based on Margot Coatts’ collection of jelly moulds. limited edition private press cookery collecting View more info

Pattern Design; a book for students, treating in a practical way of the anatomy, planning and evolution of repeated movement.

By: DAY, Lewis F.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Batsford, 1933.:

Seller ID: 28394


2nd Edition, revised and enlarged by Amor Fenn. 8vo. pp. xii, 306, [32, publisher’s adverts]; illustrations. Fine in dust wrapper. View more info

The Anthony Dowd Collection of Modern Bindings, with a foreword by Allen Freer.

By: DOWD, Antony

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Manchester: The John Rylands Library, 2002.:

Seller ID: 32985


4to. pp. 187; colour illustrations. Wrappers, near Fine. The catalogue of a unique collection of designer bindings from the second half of the twentieth century, many specially commissioned for Dowd. It includes illustrated examples from the finest book binders of the period. View more info

English Merchant's Marks. A Field Survey of Marks Made by Merchants and Tradesmen in England Between 1400 and 1700.

By: GIRLING, F.A.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Lion and Unicorn Press, 1962.:

Seller ID: 33312


Oblong 4to. pp. 119, [4]. Limited to 400 copies, this one in a unique craft binding, vellum spine, black crushed morocco boards with a mounted aluminium panel reproducing a maker's mark on the front panel, in a morocco slipcase blind stamped with another maker's mark and signed CMS. View more info

Babylonian and Assyrian Sculpture in the British Museum.

By: HALL, H.R.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Paris and Brussels: Les Editions G. Van Oest, 1928.:

Seller ID: 16529


1st Edition. Folio. pp. 55, [2]; 60 plates. original cloth. Ex-library with usual stamps including withdrawal stamps. archaeology ancient history assyria babylon View more info

The Later Court Hands in England; from the fifteenth to the seventeenth century: Illuminated from The Common Paper of the Scriveners of London, the English Writing Masters and the Public Records. Text and Plates

By: JENKINSON, Hilary

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, 1927.:

Seller ID: 32959


2 volumes. Folio. pp. x, 200; 46 plates. The text volume is Very Good in a worn and chipped dust wrapper. The plates are loose in the portfolio as issued. Both together in the original slipcase which is badly split and broken but complete. View more info

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The Nantgarw Porcelain Album.

By: JOHN, W.D., COOMBES, G.J. and COOMBES, Katherine

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Newport: The Ceramic Book Company, 1975.:

Seller ID: 38599


4to. pp. 28; 100 colour illustrations with accompanying caption pages. The deluxe edition in full crushed green morocco, gilt, gilt Prince of Wales feathers design to front cover, top edge gilt. Fine. View more info

Fine Carpets in the Victoria and Albert Museum. Twenty Examples reproduced for the first time in colour, of old carpets from Persia, India, Caucasia, Armenia, Turkey, China, Spain and England.

By: KENDRICK, A.F. and TATTERSALL, C.E.C.

Price: £195.00

Publisher: Ernest Benn, 1924.:

Seller ID: 31261


Folio. pp. 26; 20 fine mounted colour plates with tissue guards. Later morocco backed cloth a little rubbed. Ex-library with ink stamp on verso of title page and all plates with a blind stamp to the top corner [not too heavy] but usually affecting the printed image. PLEASE NOTE THIS IS HEAVY AND EXTRA CHARGES WILL APPLY - PLEASE CONTACT ME DIRECTLY FOR SHIPPING OPTIONS. View more info

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Art de Faire le Papier.

By: LA LANDE, J.

Price: £110.00

Publisher: [Ilkley]: Printed at the Scolar Press for Private Distribution Only, nd. [c.1975]:

Seller ID: 36500


Folio. pp. [ii], 150; 14 plates. Printed on hand made paper. Quarter morocco with marbled boards, cloth slipcase. One of a few copies in the deluxe binding, most copies being in printed paper wrappers. A facsimile reprint of the first major work on papermaking, originally published in 1761. paper papermaking art book craft bibliography View more info

John Nash, the Painter and Illustrator.

By: LEWIS, John

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Pendomer Press, 1978.:

Seller ID: 25280


4to. pp. 136. Original morocco backed boards. Limited Edition of 150 copies, this one marked out of series, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, but lacking the portfolio of six wood engravings. Very Good. private press signed limited edition View more info

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Modern War Paintings, with an essay by P.G. Konody. [together with] The Great War, Fourth Year, with an introductory essay by J.E. Crawford Flitch.

By: NEVINSON, C.R.W.

Price: £3,800.00

Publisher: Grant Richards, 1917 and 1918.:

Seller ID: 36497


2 volumes 4to. pp. 31; colour lithographic frontispiece and 24 monochrome plates: 25, [1, list of plates]; colour lithographic frontispiece and 24 monochrome plates. Both volumes in the original cloth backed boards with printed paper labels to front board and spine. Both titles in the original printed dust wrappers a little chipped at the spine extremities and the top of the front panel of the second volumes. SIGNED BY THE ARTIST IN PENCIL UNDER THE FRONTISPIECE OF THE F... View more info

The English School of Painting in Water-Colours: Its Theory and Practice. With Several Stages of Progression. Accompanied by Forty-seven Illustrations in the First Style of Lithography.

By: PENLEY, Aaron

Price: £250.00

Publisher: A. Tarrant, 1874.:

Seller ID: 30390


New and revised Edition. Folio. pp. 130; 47 chromolithographs on 24 plates. Ex-library with ink stamp on verso of title page and all plates with a blind stamp to the margin. Later pigskin, worn and boards detached. View more info

Paul de Lamerie, Citizen and Goldsmith of London, a Study of His Life and Work A.D. 1688 - 1751.

By: PHILLIPS, Philip A.S.

Price: £800.00

Publisher: Published under the patronage of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmith of the City of London by B.T. Batsford, 1935.:

Seller ID: 16258


1st Edition. Folio. pp. xvi, 116; 164 illustrations. Original buchram, gilt, bevelled boards, top edge gilt. A Fine copy in slightly worn, chipped torn and repaired dust wrapper, lacking top of spine (replaced with plain paper). Limited to 275 copies. Very Scarce in the original dust wrapper. art smithy gold collecting View more info

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The Grecian Orders of Architecture, Delineated and Explained from the Antiquities of Athens. Also the Parallels of the Orders of Palladio, Scamozzi and Vignola to Which are Added Remarks Concerning Publick and Private Edifices with Designs.

By: RIOU, Stephen

Price: £2,200.00

Publisher: Printed by J. Dixwell for the Author, 1768.:

Seller ID: 28650


Folio. pp. [4], [4, list of subscribers], [4, preface], [4, explanation of the plates], [4], 78; 28 engaved plates, some folding. Ex library with ink stamp to verso of title page and 3cm blind stamps to the top of each plate, mostly in the margins but on 6 plates it just encroaches onto the image. In the original publisher’s boards, with sypathetic modern calf spine and corners, morocco title piece to spine. Clean and fresh internally. architecture classical gree... View more info

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The Complete Works of John Ruskin in 39 volumes. The Library Edition. Edited by E.T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn

By: RUSKIN, John

Price: £15,000.00

Publisher: George Allen and Unwin, 1903 - 1912.:

Seller ID: 36630


The Library Edition of the complete works of John Ruskin completed in 39 volumes over a period of nine years. Comprising the totality of his known works with many letters and previously unpublished material up to that date and forms a tremendous record of the achievement of one of Britain's foremost art critics who was also an accomplished artist in his own right as well as being an important patron, philanthropist and social thinker. Arguably his most important ach... View more info

A Book of Sporting Painters.

By: SHAW SPARROW, Walter

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London: John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd., 1931.:

Seller ID: 17063


lst Edition. 4to. pp. 240; illustrations 15 in colour and 121 in black and white. Original soilded and chipped dust jacket. Art View more info

Royal Air Force, the Aircraft in Service Since 1918. Main text by Chaz Bowyer.

By: TURNER, Michael illustrator

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Hamlyn, 1981.:

Seller ID: 25242


4to. pp. 208; illustrations. Very Good in dust wrapper. military aviation View more info

The American Drawings of John White. 1577 - 1590, with drawings of European and Oriental subjects. I. A Catalogue Raisonne and a Study of the Artist. II. Reproductions of the Originals in Colour Facsimile and of Derivatives in Monochrome.

By: WHITE, John [HULTON, Paul and QUINN, David Beers editors]

Price: £295.00

Publisher: Trustees of the British Museum, 1964.:

Seller ID: 25380


2 volumes. Folio. pp. xvii, 179; frontispiece: ix; 160 plates. Full buckram, top edges gilt, Fine in slightly marked slip case. Limited Edition, this is Number 62 of 600 copies. PLEASE NOTE THIS IS HEAVY AND EXTRA CHARGES WILL APPLY - PLEASE CONTACT ME DIRECTLY FOR SHIPPING OPTIONS. art america ethnography natural history View more info