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GETTYSBURG: THE PAINTINGS OF MORT KUNSTLER
Written by James M. McPherson.
Stock no. 1820495
Published by Turner Publishing, Inc.. Circa 1993. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The thoughts, emotions, and actions of the men who commanded, fought, and died at Gettysburg. Cloth spine with blue title, Blue boards with gilt title. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 1878685791. Cigarette odour present.

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HOCKNEY: THE BIOGRAPHY VOLUME 1 1937-1975
Written by Christopher Simon Sykes. Illustrated by David Hockney.
Stock no. 2134000
Published by Century. 1st 2011. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Rake's Progress. White cloth, black title to spine. ISBN: 9781846057083. Grubby marks along bottom edge of front cover.

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HOCKNEY: THE BIOGRAPHY VOLUME2 1975-2012
Written by Christopher Simon Sykes. Illustrated by David Hockney.
Stock no. 2133998
Published by Century. 1st 2014. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A Pilgrim's Progress. White cloth, grey title to spine. ISBN: 9781780890074.

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THE TEMPLE OF FLORA: THE FLOWER PLATES
No author listed. Illustrated by Robert Thornton.
Stock no. 1820349
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Fine condition.

Very large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title. Green ribbon ties. The Flower Plates from Robert Thornton's 'The Temple of Flora' are taken from the edition of 1980 copies published by The Folio Society in 2008. They are printed on Modigliani paper by Beacon Press, Uckfield, Sussex. 29 plates in total. All plates present and immaculate. Portfolio has a slight scuff to rear board (very minor).

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HOKUSAI: BEYOND THE GREAT WAVE
Written by Timothy Clark. Illustrated by Katsushika Hokusai.
Stock no. 1820344
Published by Thames and Hudson; British Museum. 2017. Fine condition.

This publication accompanies the exhibition 'Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave' 2017. Draws on the finest collections of the artist's work from Japan and around the world. Large format. Covers depict Hokusai's 'Under the wave off Kanagawa' detail in blue and grey. Colour illustrations throughout. 352 pages including index. ISBN: 9780500094068. Reprint. Wrap-around band with title still present.

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ALFRED BESTALL'S PUNCH & TATLER DRAWINGS & PAINTINGS
Written by Caroline G. Bott. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2133879
1st 2010. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. Spine is faded.

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THE PRADO MASTERPIECES
Written by Erica Witschey. Illustrated by Fra Angelico; Botticelli; Raphael; et al..
Stock no. 2133785
Published by Thames and Hudson. Circa 2016. Fine condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with dark blue titles to spine. Featuring works from one of the world's most important museums. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780500970744. Still in original shrink wrap - so UNREAD, with original paper wrap around band.

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THE DICTIONARY OF BRITISH BOOK ILLUSTRATORS AND CARICATURISTS 1800-1914
Written by Simon Houfe.
Stock no. 1319492
Published by Antique Collectors' Club. 1981. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A valuable reference work for collectors of illustrated books. Large format. Dark blue boards with gilt titles. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0902028731. Spine and corners bumped. Some slight grubbiness to preliminary pages, light drink splash mark to top edge of textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn and faded to spine.

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THE ART OF MAURICE SENDAK
Written by Selma G. Lanes. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1319491
Published by Harry N. Abrams. 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Sendak's life and work are explored in affectionate detail in this charming fun-filled book. 94 full-colour illustrations and more than 165 b/w illustrations. Large oblong format. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0810980630. Spine and corners are bumped and slightly rubbed (heavy bump to top front corner. Contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and faded to spine.

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A TREASURY OF THE GREAT CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATORS
Written by Susan E. Meyer.
Stock no. 1319490
Published by Harry N. Abrams. 1997. Very good condition.

American Edition. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour and b/w illustrations. Includes such illustrators as Rackham, Potter, Dulac, Nielsen, Wyeth, etc. ISBN: 0810926946. Tiny nick to top of spine. Contents clean.

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WALTER CRANE AS A BOOK ILLUSTRATOR
Written by Rodney K. Engen.
Stock no. 1319489
Published by Academy Editions. 1st UK 1975. Good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 085670170X. Covers are edge rubbed and faded to spine and edges of front cover. Small black mark to top edge of front cover. Foxing to contents which are otherwise clean.

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RAVENNA CITY OF ART
No author listed.
Stock no. 2133676
Published by Salbaroli-Ravenna. Very good condition.

Card wraps. English Edition. Colour photos. Some creasing to corners.

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