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Carpets (Techniques, Traditions and History)

By: Jacques Anquetil

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Hachette Illustrated UK, 2003


An essential guide for those interested in understanding the stories and legends told within traditional hand-knotted 20th Century Carper design. Every sequence of knots has almost infinite possibilities as a language for recounting history, mythology, revealing religious illusions and ancient civilisations. Updated for this edition, Carpets: Techniques, Traditions and History will be an invaluable concise work of reference. Product Description: A guide for those interes... View more info

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Carved Ivory.

By: Swasey, Ambrose.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Self Published, 1927., 1927

Edition: 1st Edition


Small booklet with card covers in Fine condition, tissue dustwrapper in Fine condition and original card slipcase in Fair condition. First edition, pp 41, b&w illustrations, SIGNED and INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. A look at carved ivory tusks. VERY SCARCE TITLE. S28. View more info

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Celebration of Sail: The Marine Art of Roy Cross RSMA

By: Cross, Roy

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Crowood Press, 2004

Edition: 1st Edition


Large hardcover in Near Fine condition with Near Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 128, b&w and colour illustrations throughout. This beautiful book features paintings by one of the foremost marine painters working today. Over more than thirty years Roy Cross has created a volume of work celebrating the peak of the development of the naval and merchant sailing vessel, for the late eighteenth to the late nineteenth centuries. This book is the first review of Roy's mari... View more info

Celebration of Sail: The Marine Art of Roy Cross RSMA

By: Cross, Roy

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Crowood Press, 2004

Edition: 1st Edition


Large hardcover in Near Fine condition with Near Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 128, b&w and colour illustrations throughout. This beautiful book features paintings by one of the foremost marine painters working today. Over more than thirty years Roy Cross has created a volume of work celebrating the peak of the development of the naval and merchant sailing vessel, for the late eighteenth to the late nineteenth centuries. This book is the first review of Roy's mari... View more info

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Chats on Oriental China.

By: Blacker, J.F.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Fisher Unwin, 1911., 1911

Edition: 1st Edition


Hardcover with pale blue cloth covered boards with decorative illustration and gilt titles, some light browning and small marks but otherwise in Very Good condition. Second impression, pp 406, colour frontis and b&w plates, sale prices, index. A look at antique Oriental porcelain. View more info

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Christie's Football Memorabilia, Tuesday 14 November 1989, Glagow.

By: N/A

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Christie's Scotland, 1989

Edition: 1st Edition


Illustrated card covers, some very light shelfwear but otherwise Near Fine. First edtion, pp 38, b&w illustrations of lots throughout. An early if not the first Christie's Football Memorabilia catalogue. Scarce Title. View more info

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Christie's Scotland: Football Memorabilia Glasgow, Thursday 10 December 1998.

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Christie's Scotland, 1998

Edition: 1st Edition


Illustrated card covers, some slight edgewear and creasing to covers but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, unpaginated, colour illustrations. View more info

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Christie's South Kensington Vintage Film Posters, 22 September 1998.

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Christie's South Kensington, 1998

Edition: 1st Edition


Illustrated card covers, some slight edgewear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 89, colour illustrations. View more info

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Christie's South Kensington Vintage Film Posters, 27 March 2001.

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Christie's South Kensington, 2001

Edition: 1st Edition


Illustrated card covers with some slight edgewear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 96, colour illustrations. View more info

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Christie's South Kensington Vintage Film Posters, 9 & 10 March 1998

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Christie's South Kensington, 1998

Edition: 1st Edition


Illustrated card covers with spine bashed with some creasing to cover and some slight edgewear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 117, colour illustrations. View more info

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Christie's: The Britt Ekland Collection, London, Tuesday 3 December 1996.

By: N/A

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Christie's South Kensington, 1996

Edition: 1st Edition


Illustrated card covers in Fine condition. First edition, unpaginated, b&w and colour illustrations of lots. The auction of the Britt Ekland collection, includes a sheet of the auction results. View more info

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Crinolines and Crimping Irons: Victorian Clothes - How They Were Cleaned and Cared for.

By: Walkley, Christina.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Peter Owen Ltd., 1985


Hardback in very good condition with dust wrapper, in very good condition, price clipped. With b&w illustrations, appendices and index. Crinolines and Crimping Irons: Victorian Clothes - How They Were Cleaned and Cared for. View more info

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David Hockney: A Bigger Picture.

By: Tim Barringer et al.

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson, 2012

Edition: 1st Edition


Hardback, as new, with dust wrapper. First edition. VERY SCARCE COPY. With colour illustrations, pp304. With selected bibliography, list of lenders to the exhibition and photographic acknowledgments and index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. Beautifully illustrated book. View more info

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Dutch and Flemish paintings in the Glasgow Art Gallery: Volume One: Catalogue and Volume Two: Illustrations.

By: n/a

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum., 1961

Edition: 1st Edition


Softback in two volumes. Book One: Catalogue: Some shelf wear and a crease in the back cover, otherwise in Very Good condition: pp182. Book two: : Illustrations some shelf wear, otherwise in Very Good condition, pp124. View more info

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E.W. Cooke, R.A., F.R.S. 1811-1880: A Man of his Time.

By: Munday, John

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Antique Collectors Club Ltd, 1996

Edition: 1st Edition


Large hardcover in Fine condition, Dustwrapper with 2 small scratches to rea cover but otherwise Fine condition. First edition, pp 391, very high quality illustrations throughout, appendices, index. This is a biographical study of the marine painter Edward William Cooke RA, FRS, FLS, FZS (1811-1880) who, as the letters after his name will indicate, had interests far beyond the coastal views and inshore shipping of Europe which were his main subjects on canvas. THE PA... View more info