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Image for A Survey of Persian Art From Prehistoric Times to the Present Day.

A Survey of Persian Art From Prehistoric Times to the Present Day.

By: POPE, Arthur Upham and ACKERMAN, Phyllis

Price: £1,350.00

Publisher: Oxford: at the University Press, 1938 - 39.,


First Edition. Six volumes. Folio. pp. xxviii, 895; xi, 897–1807, with a folding plate; xi, 1809–2817, with a folding map; xiv, with plates numbered from 1–510 (six coloured); xii, with plates numbered from 511–980 (97 coloured); xii, with plates numbered from 981–1482 (92 coloured). Original blue buckram, a little faded on the spines and with some slight wear but generally a sound set of an important work. View more info

Image for Brighton Aquatints; with an Introduction by Lord Alfred Douglas.

Brighton Aquatints; with an Introduction by Lord Alfred Douglas.

By: PIPER, John

Price: £3,500.00

Publisher: Curwen Press, 1939.,


Oblong Folio. pp. 12 monochrome aquatints with accompanying text on blue paper. Original cloth backed boards, a little faded and upper cover a little damp stained. Issued in an edition of only 200 copies. Signed by the artist on the end paper; a later inscription on the front pastedown reads "signed by John Piper from the library of Osbert Lancaster." View more info

Image for Candide, by Voltaire [François-Marie Arouet]. Illustrated by Gus Bofa.

Candide, by Voltaire [François-Marie Arouet]. Illustrated by Gus Bofa.

By: ANTHOINE-LEGRAIN, Jacques [Binder]

Price: £12,500.00

Publisher: Paris: Librairie des Champs-Élysées, 1932.,


4to. With 33 coloured plates and 32 illustrations in the text by Gus Bofa. Limited to 100 copies, on Arches and with a suite of illustrations in black. Of these, this is number IV of 14 hors commerce copies, containing a number of trial proofs on Chine. Bound in light blue morocco, with a design of gilt rays spreading in from a small central white inlay, one band inlaid in darker blue calf, wide inside borders similarly inlaid and gilt; brown suede flyleaves and pastedow... View more info

Image for Cirque Molier. Scrapbook assembled by Raoul de Frechencourt, Secrétaire-Général of the Circus.

Cirque Molier. Scrapbook assembled by Raoul de Frechencourt, Secrétaire-Général of the Circus.

By: MOLIER, Ernest

Price: £12,500.00


Comprising a copy of Cirque Molier 1880 – 1904, by Ernest Molier. Paris: Paul Dupont, 1904. 4to. pp. 199, [3]; illustrations. Presentation copy inscribed on the end paper « A mon excellent Collaborateur [---?] Raoul de Frechencourt. Bien affectueux souvenir E. Molier. » Retaining the original wrappers but loose in a larger album with bound in at the rear an extensive archive of programmes, photographs, admission cards, ephemera, articles etc. The end p... View more info

Image for Covent Garden Flower Market.

Covent Garden Flower Market.

By: BAWDEN, Edward

Price: £1,500.00

Publisher: Curwen Studios, [1967],


Original colour lithograph, image size 24 x 18 inches. A little very gentle creasing but an excellent copy of a scarce print issued in an edition of 75; one of the "Six London Markets" series. This copy is unsigned and bears the Curwen Press Proof Stamp to the verso. View more info

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Lyons Tea Rooms Coronation Designs.

By: FREEDMAN, Barnett

Price: £3,250.00

Publisher: Lyons Tea Rooms, 1953.,


2 large sheets, each 61 x 41 inches. A little marginal tearing but with practically no loss. Barnett Freedman had previously worked with J. Lyons and Co., overseeing the production of the fine series of Lyons Lithographs in the 1940s. He was therefore a natural choice when the tea rooms needed a set of uniform designs for their windows to celebrate the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Intended to be cut up and mounted in the windows as decorative bunting and colour dis... View more info

Root and Branch; a Seasonal of the Arts. Number 1, Volume 3.

By: GUTHRIE, James Editor

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Flansham, Bognor, Sussex: Printed by Hand at the Pear Tree Press, 1919.,


4to. pp. 13 leaves printed one side. Poems by W.H. Davies, Stuart Guthrie, Robin Guthrie, M.M. Johnson and E.E. Millard with illustrations by John Guthrie. Text printed intaglio. Practically Fine in wrappers. Only 70 copies printed. View more info

Root and Branch; a Seasonal of the Arts. Number 1, Volume 3.

By: GUTHRIE, James Editor

Price: £450.00

Publisher: Flansham, Bognor, Sussex: Printed by Hand at the Pear Tree Press, 1919.,


4to. pp. 13 leaves printed one side. Poems by W.H. Davies, Stuart Guthrie, Robin Guthrie, M.M. Johnson and E.E. Millard with illustrations by John Guthrie. Text printed intaglio. Practically Fine in wrappers. The special edition printed in colour, one of 30 copies signed by James Guthrie. View more info

Root and Branch; a Seasonal of the Arts. Number 2, Volume 3.

By: GUTHRIE, James Editor

Price: £350.00

Publisher: Flansham, Bognor, Sussex: Printed by Hand at the Pear Tree Press, c. 1919.,


4to. pp. 10 leaves printed one side. Poems by W.H. Davies, and Eleanor Farjeon with illustrations by John Guthrie. Text printed intaglio. Practically Fine in wrappers. One of 70 copies printed. View more info

Image for Ten Designs for the Two Gentlemen of Verona; with a foreword by Gordon Bottomley.

Ten Designs for the Two Gentlemen of Verona; with a foreword by Gordon Bottomley.

By: GUTHRIE, John

Price: £600.00

Publisher: Flansham, Bognor, Sussex: The Pear Tree Press, 1925.,


Large folio. pp. [1, foreword], [1, artist’s note]; woodblock half title, woodblock title, woodblock limitation page; 12 woodblock illustrations. Original wrap-around paper wrappers, printed in gold. One of 50 copies signed by the artist. Almost Fine. A rare Pear Tree Press publication. View more info

Image for The Darts Champion. 13 sheets - colour separation and progressive proofs.

The Darts Champion. 13 sheets - colour separation and progressive proofs.

By: FREEDMAN, Barnett

Price: £2,950.00

Publisher: Guinness, [1956],


A Rare complete set of colour separation proofs and progressive proofs for this famous image. Each sheet 29 x 19 inches plus blank borders. A rare complete series of progressive proofs for this famous image, 13 sheets in all showing the individual colours printed separately as well as progressively. A little minor creasing and a few short tears to the border of the final proof otherwise in excellent state. Probably a unique set. Progressive proofs for lithographs are v... View more info

Image for Watercolour Designs for the Poems of Thomas Gray.

Watercolour Designs for the Poems of Thomas Gray.

By: BLAKE, William

Price: £3,500.00

Publisher: The Trianon Press for the William Blake Trust, 1972.,


Number 12 of 36 special copies with extra material. Folio. 2 volumes in slipcase. Frequently described as the Trianon Press masterpiece, this is undoubtedly a magnificent work contending for the title of one of the greatest pieces of 20th century printing. The edition was limited to 518 copies, printed on specially made Arches pure rag paper made to match the paper used by Blake. 12 copies numbered I to XII, in three volumes, full morocco, with an additional portfolio co... View more info