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The Noble Revolt The Overthrow of Charles I

By: Adamson, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 110708

ISBN: 0297842625

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


FIRST EDITION, FIRST Printing with the Correct Printers Key - 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. Burgundy boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publishers pictorial dustjacket. The boards have a couple of very slightly bumped corners and a very slightly creased spine. Otherwise No Inscriptions or other Marks. (xxii) + 742 pp. Illustrated in colour with b/w maps. Appendix; List of Abbreviations; Notes; Index. Overall, apart fom the very minor 'faults', as detailed above, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'As New' copy. "A magnificent new study of the political c... View more info

The Three Kingdoms Russian Folk Tales from Alexander Afanasiev's Collection

By: Afanasiev; Alexander

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Moscow, Raduga Publisher: 1998

Edition: New Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 110672

ISBN: 5050043905

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Pictorial green boards. No dustjacket. The covers have slightly bumped corners and smudges which can only be seen if held up to the light. The rear free endpaper has a Russian price sticker. Otherwise No Inscriptions or other Marks. 166 pp. Superbly illustrated in colour by Alexander Kurkin; reminiscent of Dulac, Harry Clarke and Kay Nielson. Endpapers are also beautifully illustrated. Overall, apart from the very minor 'faults', as detailed above, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'Fine' copy. " Here is a collection of Folk Tales from the Russian version of the Grim... View more info

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A Selection of the Most Interesting of Sir Robert Ainslie's Celebrated Collection of Views in EGYPT, ASIA MINOR, etc, etc.

By: Ainslie Sir Robert

Price: £1,255.00

Publisher: London, R. Bowyer: 1812

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 113312

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A Folio of " A Selection of the Most Interesting of Sir Robert Ainslie's Celebrated Collection of Views in EGYPT, ASIA MINOR, etc, etc." . This is a Selection taken from Ainslie's 2 collection of Views, each containing 48 views, originally published separately in 1801 and 1803. The Front and Rear (grey/green paper covered) Original boards are Detached and Scuffed/Scruffy, The title label on the front cover is torn away and only retains the word 'Views', and there is No spine - but all content is present. The quality paper pages are sewn in sections and the sections are loose in the non... View more info

ARCHIBALD An Hilarious History

By: Alborough, Jez

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London and Basingstoke, Macmillan Childrens Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 50433

ISBN: 0333539125

Condition: Near Fine


Comical story about "a curly-headed man. He lived in a wooden shack, his name was Archie Hackenback. His locks were long and carrot red, in curls, they twirled around his head." and about his 'hair' antics. All written and illustrated by the talented Jez Alborough. Unpaginated (30pp.), corners have some brumping, and a sm. marks to ther inner edge of the ffep. No Inscriptions and o/w pages clean, tight and mark-free. A Scarce Title.; 4to View more info

The Clock's Story

By: Alborough, Jez

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 107314

ISBN: 057504070X

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Laminated covers, clean, colour illustrated. Illustrated title page, 28pp, profusely illustrated throughout in full colour, NO INSCRIPTIONS, hinges sound, excellent copy, CLEAN BRIGHT AND TIGHT."Fable for young children" "Come inside Featherby House and meet the Clock in his cosy home. Discover how he sorts out his ticks from his tocks in this witty tale, on of Jez Alborough's ingenious Featherby House Fables."; 8vo (small) View more info

Celtic Art in Pagan and Christian Times . Second Edition, Revised.

By: Allen, J. Romilly

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd.: 1912

Edition: 2nd Edition Revised

Seller ID: 110981

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and front cover. There is slight edge wear to the corners of the boards and the page fore-edges are uiniformly tanned with foxing (brown) spots. The endpapers are also browned. The paper/plates is/are generally Very Clean and the paper uniformly cream. There are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. (xxii) + 315pp. Illustrated with b/w prints. (Plates Collated). Index. Overall, apart from the 'faults' as detailed above, this is a Tight and Bright, Near 'Very Good' copy. "This work is an attempt to give a concise summary as to the origin and develo... View more info

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GRAPHIS MAGAZINE International Journal of Graphic Art and Applied Art. No 18 1947 (Vol 3) . In 3 Languages - French English and German

By: Amstutz, Walter and Walter Herdeg. ( Editors ).

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Zurich,, Amstutz & Herdeg, Graphis Press,: 1947

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119725

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's decorated card covers. Covers a little dusty with age, and spine re-glued in parts but complete. Mainly b/w illustrations and advertisments throughout and a few colour plates. Articles in 3 Languages - French, English and German. Contents include Articles on SALVADOR DALI 1946 (4 pp) with 2 full page colour plates; Paul Rand; Orneore Metelli; Villemont; State and Industrial Design in Great Britain; Frankiszka Thermerson; In Praise of Fresco; New Swiss Posters; 3 Centuries of French Bookbinding; & Advertising Art in Post War Italy, etc. Pagination runs from previous ... View more info

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GRAPHIS MAGAZINE - PICASSO Cover - International Journal of Graphic Art and Applied Art. No 19 1947 (Vol 3) . In 3 Languages - French English and German

By: Amstutz, Walter and Walter Herdeg. ( Editors ).

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Zurich,, Amstutz & Herdeg, Graphis Press,: 1947

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119726

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's decorated card covers. Covers a little dusty with age, and spine re-glued in parts but near complete. Corners rubbed and lightly curled but overall pretty good. Mainly b/w illustrations and advertisments throughout and a few colour plates. Articles in 3 Languages - French, English and German. Contents include Articles on PICASSO - and his Latest LITHOGRAPHS; contemporary Italian Engravers; The first UNO Poster competition; Danish Poster Artists; JIRI TRNKA; Medieval French Tapestry; Joseph Binder; Leoncillo Leonardi; Alex Steinweiss; The Life and Death of Wax Works;... View more info

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GRAPHIS MAGAZINE - PICASSO Cover - International Journal of Graphic Art and Applied Art. No 24 1948 (Vol 4) . In 3 Languages - French English and German

By: Amstutz, Walter and Walter Herdeg. ( Editors ).

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Zurich,, Amstutz & Herdeg, Graphis Press,: 1948

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119727

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's decorated card covers. Covers a little dusty with age, and spine re-glued in parts but near complete. Corners rubbed and lightly curled but overall pretty good. Mainly b/w illustrations and advertisments throughout and a few colour plates. Articles in 3 Languages - French, English and German. Contents include Articles on PICASSO - Illustrations to the sonnets of Gongora; The Art directors club of New York; The Ornament of The Book of Kells; Catalog Design; Fred Chance; Doeve; Poster Art in Post War Poland; Chinese Paper-Cuttings; Raissa Maritain: Chagall ou l'orage ... View more info

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GRAPHIS MAGAZINE International Journal of Graphic Art and Applied Art. No 20 1947 (Vol 3) . Piero Fornasetti 'Sun' Cover. In 3 Languages - French English and German

By: Amstutz, Walter and Walter Herdeg. ( Editors ).

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Zurich,, Amstutz & Herdeg, Graphis Press,: 1947

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119728

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's decorated card covers. Covers a little dusty with age, corner creases, and spine re-glued in parts but near complete. Mainly b/w illustrations and advertisments throughout and a few colour plates. Articles in 3 Languages - French, English and German. Contents include Articles on Kitagawa Utamaro; PIERO FORNASETTI; Notes on a Pottery Exhibition; Ballet Designs in the USA; Paolo Garretto; Mogens Zieler; English Bookplates Today; Balzac, seen by 12 modern artists; American Primitive Painting; Painting Behind Glass; CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR'S CARDS; Paris Packs it's Preci... View more info

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GRAPHIS MAGAZINE International Journal of Graphic Art and Applied Art. No 21 1948 (Vol 4) . Cover Art by Jean-Denis Malcles In 3 Languages - French English and German

By: Amstutz, Walter and Walter Herdeg. ( Editors ).

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Zurich,, Amstutz & Herdeg, Graphis Press,: 1948

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119729

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's decorated card covers. Covers a little dusty with age, corner creases, and spine re-glued in parts but near complete. Mainly b/w illustrations and advertisments throughout and a few colour plates. Articles in 3 Languages - French, English and German. Contents include Articles on William Blake. The visionary in book-Craft; The Book of the Marvels of the World. An Iranian Illuminated Manuscript of the XIII Century; The Art Directors Club of New York; Le Theatre de la Mode; Ballet; JEAN-DENIS MALCLES - and his enchanted world; Popular Graphic Art in Old Brittany; Frank... View more info

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GRAPHIS MAGAZINE International Journal of Graphic Art and Applied Art. No 22 1948 (Vol 4) . In 3 Languages - French English and German

By: Amstutz, Walter and Walter Herdeg. ( Editors ).

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Zurich,, Amstutz & Herdeg, Graphis Press,: 1948

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119730

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's decorated card covers. Covers a little dusty with age, corner creases, and spine re-glued in parts but near complete. Mainly b/w illustrations and advertisments throughout and a few colour plates. Articles in 3 Languages - French, English and German. Contents include Articles on Ben Shahn; AOA. American Overseas Airlines; Booksellers' Posters in the Romantic Era; WALTER TRIER. Some of his LILLIPUT Covers; The Early Pottery of ISLAM; Graphic Art on Old Mill Sacks; JOAN MIRO. A Surrealist Mural in an American Hotel; CALIXTE. Advertising and Elegance; Reflections on Or... View more info

The Steadfast Tin Soldier .

By: Andersen, H.C.; Lewis, Naomi & Patrick Lynch

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Andersen Press Ltd: 1991

Edition: First Edition Thus; 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 112153

ISBN: 0862643554

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Laminated pictorial boards. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are NO inscriptions or marks. Unpaginated. Illustrated with striking colour plates by P. J. Lynch. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, 'As New' copy. "This is the classic and powerful tale by Hans Christian Andersen of a one-legged tin soldier who falls in love with a little paper dancer. P. J. Lynch's stunning illustrations perfectly complement Naomi Lewis's haunting translation of a much loved fairy story." ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

The Dandy-Andy Book

By: Anderson, Anne

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Nelson: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112802

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Light Grey/Beige cloth covered boards with colour pictorial pastedown to the upper board surrounded with a tan coloured border and tan coloured titling. No dustjacket, but the book is now protected in a removable clear plastic cover. The covers are a little grubby with smudge marks, stains, spots, particularly to the spine/rear spine edge, but the front board and rear board are pretty clean - certainly there is no defect to the coloured onlay/titling. There are light foxing (brown) spots and some 'thumb' marks to the endpapers. Each page has a blank side and a former child owner has used these... View more info

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Postcard Illustrated by Ethel Parkinson

By: Anon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Faulkner & Co (printed by): 1908

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 003914

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Colour illustration of mother/girl carrying a small girl, another child standing by her side. Greeting reads 'To greet you heartily with every good wish.' Written on the front by the previous owner/sender, with their name and date-1908. Stamped (Sent from South Shields) , postmarked, written on the reverse with a ? Christmas & New Year Greeting but this is obscured, as there is something all over the back as if it had been stuck in an album (but not sticky). Front illustration = Bright and Clean. Lovely example of Ethel Parkinsons artwork. See Image. ; Postcard; 14 cm x 9 cm View more info

THE BEANO BOOK 1996

By: Anon

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, D C Thomson and Co Ltd: 1996

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 004198

ISBN: 0851165966

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Price clipped otherwise FINE. NO INSCRIPTIONS. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. Profusely illustrated throughout in full colour.; 004198; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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Jemima Jane (Child's Storybook shaped as little girl)

By: ANON

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Unknown: (1930)

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 9993

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


There is no date, no publisher (tho' numbered '993' at the foot of the rear cover). I would date this c. 1920 ? - but could be 1930, or even early 40s? - but the latter date at the latest. Full colour stapled pictorial card covers with the image of a charming little girl in an old fashioned Victorian costume with ringlets and a bonnet, and with her hands in a white muff. The rear cover is her back view. The whole book is shaped around her. Internally the shaped pages have the text and illustrations printed in red/blue/black based on white paper. The story is written in verse "Jemima Jane I... View more info

MY POP UP BOOK. a Dean's De Luxe Pop Up Book

By: Anon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Dean and Son Ltd: 1982

Seller ID: 106780

ISBN: 0603002927

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Tiny loss of coloured laminate to top back rear cover, All pop ups working, a FINE EXAMPLE of Anne Grahame Johnstone's work. NO MARKS OR INSCRIPTIONS, CLEAN AND BRIGHT.; 106780; 4to View more info

DOLLY TOWN TRACING BOOK

By: Anon

Price: £18.00

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 108027

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Gollies and Dollies, Fairies et al ! No date (c 1929) Large format child's tracing book. A charming period item Illus internally in b/w. Some tracing done in pencil on the tracing paper, previous owners name written to inner front cover. Brightly colour illustrated card covers (front cover shows Dolls, Teddies, Dog and Large Golliwog, etc, climbing out of a toy box), staples rusting. No Publisher - but No. 501 on the rear cover. Unpaginated. Overall very good, clean and bright. An attractive period item.; 108027; 4to Tall Slim/Sm. Folio View more info

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Types of the British Army. Scots Guards

By: Anon

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Stevenson, Clark & Co.: (1930)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109972

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


NO Date given - but another copy online gives it as c. 1930 - and the last print in the book is dated 1930 - so it is definitely around that date. In the original publisher's grey coloured card covers with a Ribbon binding, with the lettering/titling in dark blue, and with the Scots Guards insignia decorating the front cover. A little light shelfwear and a couple of biro marks on the covers but overall VG. (see photos) This is Volume 1 of a proposed series of Atholl Prints entitled "Types of the British Army". "The Portfolio contains 8 large ('tissue' guarded) coloured plates illus... View more info