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Fairs,Circuses and Music Halls

britain in pictures series


first edition 48pp ills.[some col.] VG+ (dec.yellow paper boards,minor bumps and wear to extrems.,dealer's stamp to ffep,edges sl.soiled) in VG d/w (sl.rubbed and mod.soiled,sl.foxed,sl.bumps and chipping to extrems.w.minor loss to head of spine)

PUBLISHER: collins london 1942

KEYWORDS: history arts collins britain in pictures series m.willson disher


New Departures

double number 7/8 10/11


192pp ills. VG+ (in wrappers,mod.rubbed and sl.soiled,edges sl.soiled w.minor bumps)

PUBLISHER: [np,nd]

KEYWORDS: arts new departures literature william burroughs allen ginsberg stevie smith modern first edition


An Illustrated Monograph of Chartres Cathedral


33pp[text in french/english]+ills.[some col.plate 22 missing] portfolio format containing uncut but folded sheets VG (paper boards w.cloth spine and ribbon ties,col.plate to cover,sl.rubbed w.mod.water stains towards edges,sunned,chipping to internal gutter,minor foxing to prelims.w.some v.minor foxing to contents,edges sl.bumped and soiled)

PUBLISHER: [academie des beaux-arts,nd]

KEYWORDS: history chartres cathedral architecture arts etienne houvet


Prehistoric Art of Australia


first edition 112pp ills.[some col.] NF (green cloth,minor shelf wear,prelims.sl.foxed) in VG d/w (mod.rubbed and sl.soiled w.4cm circular surface loss to cover,sl.uneven sunning,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,price-clipped,internal tape reinforcing)

PUBLISHER: scribner's new york [1974]

KEYWORDS: history arts prehistoric art australia dacre stubbs


Kohn Pedersen Fox

architecture and urbanism 1986-1992


revised edition 415pp ills.[mainly col.] NF (blue cloth,minor bump to foot of final section,v.sl.shaky spine) in VG d/w (sl.rubbed and mod.soiled,sl.sunned spine,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.w.some minor closed tears incl.4cm to head of front flap hinge)

PUBLISHER: rizzoli new york 1994

KEYWORDS: history arts architecture kohn pedersen fox waren a.james


The Art Journal

new series


first edition 362pp+xxxii ills. VG (olive cloth w.gilt/black dec.stamps,mod.rubbed and soiled,rebacked w.original sl.sunned spine laid down,bumps and wear to extrems.w.some surface losses,new eps,stains and ink marks to half-title,owner's inscr.to blank prelim.,prelims.and edges sl.foxed/soiled,contents sl.browned w.some minor foxing to verso of plates,aeg sl.rubbed,tight)

PUBLISHER: j.s.virtue london 1893

KEYWORDS: arts history art journal


Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters


first edition 320pp ills.[mainly col.] VG+ (grey cloth,sl.sunned edges,sl.soiled feps,edges v.sl.soiled,sl.shaky spine) in NF d/w (sl.gum stains to edges)

PUBLISHER: octopus london 1987

KEYWORDS: history arts walt disney cartoons john grant


An Introduction to Dutch Art


second impression 304pp ills. VG (red cloth,sl.rubbed and mod.stained,mod.sunned,paper title label to spine sl.chipped,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,owner's sign.to ffep,prelims.and edges mod.foxed w.some sl.foxing to contents,teg,sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: faber & gwyer london 1929

KEYWORDS: arts dutch art history r.h.wilenski


The Paintings of Zurbaran


ex-lib first edition 200pp ills.[many tipped-in col.plates] VG (red cloth,sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,usual stamps and pockets,tape stains to eps,edges sl.soiled,sl.shaky spine) in VG d/w (mod.rubbed and soiled and sunned,bumps and chipping to extrems.incl.hinges,tape stains to upper/lower edges,full width internal reinforcing,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: phaidon press london 1953

KEYWORDS: history arts zurbaran


Emily Carr

a biography


first canadian edition 314pp ills.[some col.] NF (green cloth,minor bumps to extrems.,edges sl.soiled) in VG+ d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: oxford univ.press toronto 1979

KEYWORDS: modern first edition biography arts emily carr maria tippett


Heckling Hitler

caricatures of the third reich


first edition 128pp ills.[b/w] NF (black cloth,edges sl.soiled) in VG+ d/w (sl.soiled w.sl.uneven sunning to edges,minor bumps to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: orbis london 1984

KEYWORDS: history arts military caricatures hitler zeman zbynek


Enjoying Pictures

meditations in the national gallery and elsewhere


first edition 106pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (brown cloth,sl.rubbed and soiled w.minor wear to extrems.,20 x sign.of c.f.goldie - noted 19c nz artist - throughout,edges sl.foxed o/w contents clean) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: chatto & windus london 1934

KEYWORDS: arts history clive bell goldie


Favourite British Paintings


first edition 21pp+plates and descriptions ills.[col.plates tipped-in] VG+ (red cloth,sl.soiled w.spine mod.sunned,over 40x sign.by c.f.goldie throughout - noted nz 19c artist - ,prelims.and edges sl.foxed,2x pp+plates loose but present) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: studio publ.london 1934

KEYWORDS: history arts goldie c.g.holme


19th Century Australian Gold and Silver Smiths


first edition 69pp+plates [b/w] NF (black cloth,edges sl.foxed,owner's sign.to ffep) in VG+ d/w (sl.soiled w.spine sl.sunned,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: hutchinson richmond 1969

KEYWORDS: history silver gold smiths antiques arts crafts kurt albrecht


Beautiful London


first edition 124pp ills.[b/w photos] VG+ (blue cloth,spine and upper/lower edges sl.sunned,sl.bumps to extrems.,minor thumb stains to contents o/w clean,spine cracked and v.sl.shaky,sl.cocked) in VG d/w (mod.rubbed and soiled,spine browned,mod.bumps and chipping to extrems.w.some minor closed tears,2cm loss to head of spine)

PUBLISHER: phaidon press london 1950

KEYWORDS: arts photography london geography travel britain helmut gernsheim


Sweden Builds


second revised edition 270pp ills.[few col.] VG+ (yellow cloth,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,dec.eps,edges sl.soiled,sl.shaky spine) in VG d/w (mod.rubbed and soiled,sl.browned spine,bumps and chipping to extrems.w.sl.loss to head of rear cover,8cm closed tear to head of cover w.other minor closed tears)

PUBLISHER: reinhold publ.new york 1957

KEYWORDS: arts architecture design sweden geography g.e.kidder smith


Amsterdam Oud en Nieuw

stemmingen en studies


first edition limited and numbered [278/750] 170pp [text in dutch] ils.[b/w by h.heuff] VG+ (cream cloth w.ornate gilt stamps to cover,sl.rubbed and mod.soiled w.sl.stain to rear board,mod.sunned,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,3cm split to head of upper hinge w.1cm split to head of lower,owner's sign.to ffep,prelims.foxed,numbered colophon to copyright,contents incl.ills.are clean,spine cracked and sl.shaky,teg,edges sl.soiled)

PUBLISHER: meulenhoff amsterdam 1918

KEYWORDS: arts amsterdam netherlands geography corn.j.gimpel h.heuff


Chats on Naval Prints


first edition 208pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (black cloth,sl.rubbed and soiled,spine mod.rubbed,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,owner's inscr.to ffep,edges sl.soiled)

PUBLISHER: t.fisher unwin london 1926

KEYWORDS: military history nautical arts naval prints e.keble chatterton antiques


To the Kwai-and Back

war drawings 1939-1945


first edition 192pp illus (b/w drawings by author on coloured paper w. some col, incl maps) VG+ (black cloth, sl rubbed and soiled w. sl bumps and wear to extrems,sl cocked, sl foxing to edges of contents, page 96 map illus ripped with 3rd of page missing, sl 1cm stain to foot of rfeps) in VG d/w (mod rubbed and soiled w. sl bumps and wear to extrems, sl foxing to inside of jacket)

PUBLISHER: collins london 1986

KEYWORDS: arts drawing war history prisoners of war world war 2 military japanese burma searle ronald


Pan's Garden


first edition 109pp ills.[b/w photos] VG+ (burgundy cloth w.red cloth spine,paper title labels to cover and spine,minor bumps and sl.sunning to upper/lower edges,contents printed on cream paper,prelims.and edges sl.foxed,3x2cm surface loss to foot of image on p.79 w.lost area adhered to p.78,contents o/w clean,sl.shaky spine) in VG d/w (amateur-created dustwrapper - not the original,black paper w.blue-tinted photo to front cover,mod.rubbed and sl.soiled,bumps and chipping to extrems.w.some minor closed tears,1cm loss to head of spine)

PUBLISHER: philip allan london 1928

KEYWORDS: modern first edition oliver hill arts photography nudes

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