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Image for Summers Lang Syne: Scotland 1930 to 1959 - The Photographs of John P Munn

Summers Lang Syne: Scotland 1930 to 1959 - The Photographs of John P Munn

By: Elliot, David.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Falkirk Council Library Services: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007392

ISBN: 0954045351

Condition: Very Good


Softcover 25 x 25cm, with slight bump to cover, otherwise in Very Good condition, first edition, with pp120, b&w illustrations. Photographs of John Munn between 1930 - 1959. View more info

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China: The Three Emperors, 1662-1795

By: Evelyn S. Rawski; Jessica Rawson

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Royal Academy of Arts, London: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005618

ISBN: 1903973694

Condition: Fine


Large hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 494, full page colour illustrations throughout, catalogue, endnotes, index. To accompany and record this remarkable exhibition, the Royal Academy will publish a sumptuously illustrated catalogue containing full-colour reproductions and scholarly entries for all exhibits. An incisive series of essays by leading experts - among them Jessica Rawson, Warden of Merton College, Oxford; Regina Krahl, independent scholar; Freda Murck, Professor of Art History at Beijing University; and Evelyn Rawski, Professor of Chinese Hist... View more info

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Old Violins & Their Makers Including Some References To Those of Modern Times.

By: Fleming, J.M.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Upcott Gill: 1883

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005600

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original decorated brown cloth covered boards with titles to front and spine, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp viii, 331, 16 pp of adverts to rear, folding frontis of sound holes, index of makers, index. View more info

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The War Toys 2: The Story of Lineol

By: Fontana, Dennis

Price: £45.00

Publisher: New Cavendish Books: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003958

ISBN: 0904568296

Condition: Fine


Oblong hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp 192, colour and b&w illustrations, bibliography, index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Hannah Frank, A Glasgow Artist: Drawings and Sculpture

By: Frank, Fiona

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Scottish Jewish Archives Centre: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 007284

ISBN: 0951320556

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers, previous owners bookplate and purchase dat in pen on half title page but otherwise in Fine condition. Second Revised edition, pp 207, b&w illustrations throughout, indices, post-script. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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The Private Presses

By: Franklin, Colin.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Studio Vista: 1970

Seller ID: 006543

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with gilt titles on spine, some light marking to end papers but otherwise in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some very light shelfwear and in a clear archival wrap in otherwise Very Good condition. Reprint, pp 240, plates with examples of printing, index. View more info

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Gavarni.

By: Fuchs, Eduard.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Albert Langen: 1925

Seller ID: 007044

Condition: Very Good


Large hardback in illustrated cloth covers, 28 x 37 cm. Signed by previous owner artist Paul Hogarth. With 109 lithographs and illustrations in b&w. In German. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. The Art of Paul Gavarni. Gavarni followed his interests, and began a series of lithographed sketches in which he portrayed the most striking characteristics, foibles and vices of the various classes of French society. The letterpress explanations attached to his drawings were short, but were forcible and h... View more info

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Highland Gold and Silversmiths.

By: Gerard P. Moss; Anthony D. Roe.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: NMSE - Publishing Ltd: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005858

ISBN: 1901663256

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, small bump to bottom edge of front boards but otherwise in Very Good. First edition, pp 214, b&w illustrations, notes, index. With map of Inverness in 1821, map of Tain in 1832, map of Nairn in 1832. Highland Gold and Silversmiths. Chapters include: Inverness Craftsmen, Tain Craftsmen, Wick Craftsmen, Nairn Craftsmen, Modern Craftsmen, View more info

Image for Bild als Waffe: Mittel und Motive der Karikatur in fu?nf Jahrhunderten (German Edition)

Bild als Waffe: Mittel und Motive der Karikatur in fu?nf Jahrhunderten (German Edition)

By: Gerhard, Gerd Unverfehrt, Herwig Guratzsch, and Christoph Stolzl, ed Langemeyer

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Prestel-Verlag: 1984

Seller ID: 007050

ISBN: 3791306855

Condition: Very Good


Large hardback 31 x 23cm, in brown cloth covers, in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper, also in Very Good condition. In a clear archival wrapper. With b&w and colour illustrations. With index. The picture as a weapon. Means and motifs of the cartoon in five centuries. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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The Art and Architecture of Mesopotamia

By: Giovanni Curatola; Jean-Daniel Forest; Nathalie Gallois; Carlo Lippolis

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Abbeville Press: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005557

ISBN: 0789209217

Condition: Fine


Large hardcover in cream cloth with gilt title on spine in Fine condition, dustwrapper in with some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, pp 280, colour illustrations throughout, indices. The artistic traditions of ancient Iraq, or Mesopotamia, are among the oldest in the world, for it was in this flat, fertile land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that the world's first advanced civilization, that of the Sumerians, arose around 3000 BC. But the long history of Mesopotamian art was marked by change as much as continuity; the region was then as now a cente... View more info

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James McNeill Whistler: The Embroidered Curtain

By: Gordon Cooke

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Fine Art Society: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005581

ISBN: 0905062418

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers in Fine condition. First edition, pp 71, illustrated throughout, appendix. View more info

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The History of English Interiors

By: Gore, Ann & Gore, Alan.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004375

ISBN: 0714826111

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with sunned portion on outer edge of front and back covers but otherwise in Very good condition. First edition, pp 192, colour and b&w illustrations and photographs, Inscribed by authors, glossary, chronology, bibliography, list of houses, index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Chapter Nine: The Vulgate Bible & Other Unfinished Projects of John Henry Nash (Typophiles Chap Book LVI)

By: Harlan, Robert D.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York, Bird & Bull Press.: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005647

Condition: As New


Hardcover, paper covered boards with gilt titles on spine and initials on front board, rough cut pages, small book plate of the Monk Bretton Reference Library on end paper but otherwise in As New condition with Very Good glassine wraps. Limited First edition of 1000, pp 78, example pages of John Henry Nash's typesetting including a full folding page inside rear board. View more info

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From Ocean Liner to Cruise Ship: The Marine Art of Harley Crossley

By: Harley Crossley

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Amberley Publishing: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004576

ISBN: 1848689268

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 117, colour illustrations throughout, index. Harley Crossley paints for the major shipping lines, with his work adorning many cruise ships. View more info

Image for A Catalogue of Nineteenth Century Printing Presses

A Catalogue of Nineteenth Century Printing Presses

By: Harold E. Sterne

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Oak Knoll/British Museum: 2001

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 005658

ISBN: 0712306633

Condition: New


Large hardcover, New with New dustwrapper. Second edition, pp 272. This work provides more than 480 contemporary woodcuts and engravings illustrating the printing presses of the 19th century, often taken from manufacturer's catalogues and advertisements. A final chapter contains illustrations of supplementary printing equipment of the period. The presses include the One Dollar Printing Press - "for the boys who simply wish to print cards", the Union Rotary Press - "powerful and rapid, yet readily understood and run even by a lad of ten", and Geo W. Hunt's Superior Job Printing... View more info

Image for The New Art Library: Lettering for Students and Craftsmen.

The New Art Library: Lettering for Students and Craftsmen.

By: Hewitt, Graily.

Price: £225.00

Publisher: Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd.: 1930

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004556

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover finely rebound in calligraphic paper over boards, small leather label on spine with gilt titles, new endpapers, top edge gilt, roughcut pages (some uncut), Near Fine condition. Deluxe Limited edition of 380 [307], Signed by Author, contains two specially designed an hitherto unpublished alphabets by the author, pp 336, 403 illustrations, index. View more info

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Cast Iron Collectables.

By: Higginbottom, Herb.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Herb Higginbottom: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005544

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet in illustrated covers in Very Good condition. With b&w illustrations. With pp40. Guide to cast iron collectables. View more info

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Song of a Boy.

By: Holland, John.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Privately published.: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003935

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original cloth covered boards with small gilt illustration, some uneven fading to front board and slight foxing throughout, markings on endpapers from glue, facsimile signature, otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 177, colour illustrations, index, printed on handmade paper. View more info

Image for The Age Of Titian: Venetian Renaissance Art From Scottish Collections.

The Age Of Titian: Venetian Renaissance Art From Scottish Collections.

By: Humfrey, Peter.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: National Galleries of Scotland, 2004. 1903278538: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1812

ISBN: 1903278538

Condition: Fine


Large hardback, in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp 448, large colour illustrations, bibliography. A look at Venetian renaissance art in Scottish collections. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 2.5KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED. View more info

Image for The Marine Art of Geoff Hunt : Master Painter of the Naval World of Nelson and Patrick O'Brian

The Marine Art of Geoff Hunt : Master Painter of the Naval World of Nelson and Patrick O'Brian

By: Hunt, Geoff

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press Ltd: 2004

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004612

ISBN: 1844860000

Condition: Fine


Large hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper, slipcase with some very minor shelfwear but otherwise Near Fine. Limited First edition of 250 [76], Signed by Geoff Hunt on half title page, pp 144, very high quality illustrations throughout, bibliography, index. 'Geoff Hunt"s pictures, perfectly accurate in period and details, but very far from merely representational, are often suffused with a light reminiscent of Canaletto" Patrick O'Brian "...his paintings, perhaps more than those of any other artist, have a compelling immediacy and sense of vitality, especially in his... View more info