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THE OUTLINE OF ART
Written by William Orpen.
Stock no. 1822447
Published by George Newnes Limited. Circa 1950. Very good condition.

John O'London's Edition. Edited by William Orpen. Dark blue cloth spine with gilt title, light blue cloth boards with gilt title and publisher's vignette to front. B/w illustrations. 677 pages including index. Spine lightly rubbed boards a little marked and fading. Endpapers browned. Front hinge pulled but binding tight. Contents are very nice.

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THE PRE-RAPHAELITES & THEIR WORLD: A PERSONAL VIEW
Written by William Michael Rossetti; Angela Thirlwell.
Stock no. 1822388
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1995. Slightly better than very good condition.

From Some Reminiscences and other writings of William Michael Rossetti. Introduction and Epilogue by Angela Thirlwell. Purple cloth with elaborate gilt decorations to front. Colour photos. Spine lightly browned. Contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed and lightly marked.

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WILLIAM BURGES AND THE HIGH VICTORIAN DREAM
Written by .
Stock no. 1822384
Published by Frances Lincoln Limited. 1st thus 2013. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780711233492. Board corners lightly rubbed. Text block a little grubby. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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THE BELLRINGER'S BEDSIDE COMPANION
Written by Steve Coleman.
Stock no. 1822379
Published by Sue Coleman Publishing. 1997. Nearly fine condition.

A book about bell ringing. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0952389606. Reprint.

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THE BELLRINGER'S EARLY COMPANION
Written by Steve Coleman.
Stock no. 1822377
Published by Sue Coleman Publishing. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition.

A book about bell ringing. Red cloth boards, gilt titles. ISBN: 0952389630.

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BLACKBURN'S BIRDS
Written by Jemima Blackburn; Rob Fairley. Illustrated by Jemima Blackburn.
Stock no. 2135401
Published by Canongate Press. 1st 1993. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The bird paintings of Jemima Blackburn. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0862414369. Bumping to spine and corners. Front endpaper is MISSING. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few nicks and some scuffs.

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PAT DOUTHWAITE
Written by Guy Peploe. Illustrated by Pat Douthwaite.
Stock no. 2135395
Published by Sansom & Company. 1ST 2016. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781908326782. SIGNED by author to half-title page. Small nick to top of spine. Some light corner creasing.

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FIONA MCINTYRE A TREE WITHIN
Written by Alan Wilkinson; Tim Craven. Illustrated by Fiona McIntyre.
Stock no. 1822334
Published by Sansom & Company. 1st 2016. Slightly better than very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Showcasing 35 years of the work of Fiona McIntyre and includes paintings, drawings and prints: early cubist-inspired copies of African and Oceanic tribal sculpture, still lifes, light paintings, the nude, landscape, architecture and the recent Aborealist paintings and drawings. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9781908326898. SIGNED and dated by interviewer, Alan Wilkinson, to title page (with dedication). Top edge of title page has pencil erasure marks and old pencil markings can be seen.

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PAUL KLEE: THE BERGGRUEN KLEE COLLECTION IN THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
Written by Sabine Rewald. Illustrated by Paul Klee.
Stock no. 1822332
Published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Harry N. Abrams, Inc.. 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Klee is one of today's most popular artists. Ninety works by Klee have been given to The Metropolitan Museum of Art by one of the postwar era's leading art dealers and collectors, Heinz Berggruen, and are published together in this volume. Also contains a candid interview with the artist's only son, Felix, which took place in Bern in February 1986. Large format. White cloth boards, navy blue titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0810912155. Third printing. Text block lightly browned. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is faded at spine & top front edge and lightly scuffed.

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HOKUSAI: PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS AND WOODCUTS
Written by J. Hillier. Illustrated by Katsushika Hokusai.
Stock no. 1822331
Published by Phaidon. 3rd 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Third edition with extended bibliography. Hokusai is one of the few Japanese artists whose appeal is not restricted to those who understand and appreciate the Eastern idiom in painting. This book is one of the most comprehensive and fully illustrated works on Hokusai published in English, the author describes the slow unfolding of the artist's gifts as print designer and book illustrator... Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 071481833X. A few small marks to lower edge of front board. Light browning to top edge of boards. Text block lightly browned, contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and top edges, rear panel lightly scuffed.

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THE PAPER DOLL'S HOUSE OF MISS SARAH ELIZABETH BIRDSALL OTIS, AGED TWELVE
Written by Eric Boman.
Stock no. 1822329
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2014. Slightly better than very good condition.

In 1884 the remarkable Miss Birdie Otis, aged twelve, made an extraordinary paper doll's house in the form of a book. This book replicates that and is presented with press-out dolls and costumes as per the original collection and showcases an astonishingly daring, innate artistry, and is guaranteed to appeal to adults and children alike. Large format. Matt pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. 6 press-out cards presented in back pocket. ISBN: 9780500650417. Rear board slightly grubby, small tear to lower edge of rear board. Contents fine.

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GLASS PAPERWEIGHTS IN THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO
Written by Geraldine J. Casper.
Stock no. 1822328
Published by The Art Institue Of Chicago. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Since their invention in the last century, spherical glass paperweights have fascinated viewer and collector alike. This book is an introduction to the collection of The Art Institute of Chicago, which includes over fourteen hundred paperweights in the Arthur Rubloff Collection, on of the finest in the world. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0810933632. Small bump to lower edge of front board. Contents fine. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel and lightly edge-creased across top.

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