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THE FOLIO SOCIETY BOOK OF THE 100 GREATEST PAINTINGS
Written by Martin Bailey.
Stock no. 2133223
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with gilt titles and the names of artists in gilt to front cover. Edited by Bailey. Light wear to rear cover. Pictorial slip case is very good; some wear.

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MICHELANGELO
Written by Howard Hibbard; Michael Levey. Illustrated by Michelangelo.
Stock no. 2133218
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.

Large format. Brown cloth spine, gilt titles. Pictorial front board. Colour and b/w illustrations and photos. Slip case is better than very good - it has a few marks.

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ANIMATION: LEARN HOW TO DRAW ANIMATED CARTOONS
Written by Preston Blair.
Stock no. 1819543
Published by Walter T. Foster. Very good condition.

How To Draw series 26. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Staple bound. Yellow pictorial covers. 40 pages. Covers slightly grubby/marked, cover corners lightly rubbed. Couple of top corner creases. Light stain to prelims (minimal). Else contents clean.

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FLEMISH PAINTING IN THE XVIITH CENTURY
Written by Edouard Michel.
Stock no. 1819538
Published by The Hyperion Press. 1st 1939. Very good condition.

Large format. Leather spine with raised bands and two title blocks with gilt title. Grey cloth boards. 96 b/w plates, 9 colour plates. Spine lightly sunned, cloth boards a little grubby. Browning to prelims and a few scattered foxspots. Inscription in ink to page facing title page. All plates present.

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LINERS IN ART
Written by Kenneth Vard.
Stock no. 1819505
Published by Halsgrove. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Revised edition. A maritime art book devoted exclusively to paintings of great ocean liners of the 20th century. Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine and gilt vignette to front. ISBN: 1841141186. Previous owner's small ownership label to front endpaper. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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CELEBRATION OF SAIL: THE MARINE ART OF ROY CROSS
Written by Roy Cross. Illustrated by Roy Cross.
Stock no. 1819494
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A volume of work celebrating the peak of the development of the naval and merchant sailing vessel, from the late eighteenth to the late nineteenth centuries. Large oblong format. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1861267150. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly scuffed.

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THE ART OF BEDOUIN JEWELLERY: A SAUDI ARABIAN PROFILE
Written by Heather Colyer Ross.
Stock no. 1819426
Published by Arabesque. 2002. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Fourth Edition, revised. The astonishing variety of ornaments created both as adornment and negotiable assets. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0907513018. Reprint. A few marks to boards. Crinkling to pages caused by damp. A few margins marks but no damp stains. Light browning to page edges. Green pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed, scuffed to front panel.

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AN ILLUSTRATED JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLD
Written by Thomas Daniell; Samuel Daniell; William Daniell; Katherine Prior. Illustrated by Samuel Daniell; Thomas Daniell; William Daniell.
Stock no. 1318849
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2007. Fine condition.

Edited and introduced by Prior. 3/4 buckram cloth with pictorial front board and gilt title. Oblong format. Endpapers are maps. Full page colour illustrations throughout. A super copy in original slipcase which is slightly scuffed.

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BLAENAFON SKETCHBOOK
Written by Ken Haynes. Illustrated by Ken Haynes.
Stock no. 1819384
Published by The Starling Press. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition.

A collection of a towns past and present in sketches. Staple bound booklet. Brown & white sketches throughout. SIGNED by the author/artist to title page (with compliments). Slight fading to spine and front edges. Contents fine.

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THE ARTS & CRAFTS MOVEMENT
Written by Steven Adams.
Stock no. 1819381
Published by Grange Books. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. History of the revolutionary movement. ISBN: 1856278573. Damp stains to vertical edge of free endpapers. Else contents clean.

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BANKSY'S BRISTOL: HOME SWEET HOME
Written by Steve Wright. Illustrated by Banksy.
Stock no. 1819378
Published by Tangent Books. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition.

The unofficial guide; limited to 6,000 copies. A celebration of Banksy's street art in his home city of Bristol. Matt black pictorial boards. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9781906477004. Matt boards a little scuffed.

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MAN WITH A BLUE SCARF: ON SITTING FOR A PORTRAIT BY LUCIAN FREUD
Written by Martin Gayford. Illustrated by Lucian Freud.
Stock no. 1819311
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The history of a portrait, seen from the sitter's point of view. Navy blue boards, gilt title to spine. Blue ribbon page marker. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780500238752. SIGNED by the author to title page (no dedication). Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners.

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