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TURNER ON TOUR
Written by Inge Herold. Illustrated by J.M.W. Turner; Joseph Mallord William Turner.
Stock no. 1815364
Published by Prestel. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Documenting William Turner's European travels between 1802 and 1845, illustrating some of the finest works they inspired. Blue boards, white title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 3791318713. Large white label with name in ink to front pastedown. Text block slightly grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn and scuffed to rear panel.

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ART DECO FURNITURE AND METALWORK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1815362
Published by Chartwell Books Inc.. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An eye-catching introduction to art deco design. Blue glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos throughout. 64 pages. ISBN: 0785809864.

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GUERNICA: THE BIOGRAPHY OF A TWENTIETH CENTURY ICON
Written by Gijs Van Hensbergen. Illustrated by Pablo Picasso.
Stock no. 1815286
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of Picasso's masterpiece from its origin in the destruction of the Basque town of Gernika in the Spanish Civil War, through its time as a weapon in the propaganda battle against Fascism, and its later role both as the nucleus of the Museum of Modern Art in New York and as the detonator for the Big Bang of Abstract Expressionism in the late 1940s, to its long-contested but eventual triumphant return to Spain in 1981. Dark blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations plus colour plates. ISBN: 0747549389. SIGNED with dedication by the author to half-title page. Dustwrapper spine is slightly faded.

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DESPERATE ROMANTICS: THE PRIVATE LIVES OF THE PRE-RAPHAELITES
Written by Franny Moyle.
Stock no. 1815279
Published by John Murray. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Published in conjunction with a major TV drama, the scanadalous saga of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour plates, b/w illustrations. xi and 340 pages including index. ISBN: 9780719521904. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded at spine and edges.

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ARTHUR RACKHAM HIS LIFE AND WORK
Written by Derek Hudson. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1317086
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1960. Very good condition.

Large format. Maroon cloth, black title label with gilt title to spine. Green and white pictorial endpapers. Beautiful colour and b/w plates throughout (including photos, also b/w text illustrations. 180 pages. An invaluable book for the Rackham collector. Spine slightly bumped, some light rubbing to cover edges and a few small spots to covers. Ex-libris label to front pastedown.

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HONOR C. APPLETON (1879-1951)
No author listed. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 1317080
Published by Chris Beetles Ltd.. 1990. Almost very good condition.

Square format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. Catalogue of exhibition of Appleton's work. ISBN: 1871136172. Covers edge rubbed and slightly marked. Light vertical crease to centre of front cover. Light stain affects top edges of covers and pages.

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COLLARD THE HONITON & DORSET POTTER
Written by Carol Cashmore; Chris Cashmore.
Stock no. 2123880
Published by Carol & Chris Cashmore. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0950882801. Spine is bumped.

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HENRIETTA RAE (MRS. ERNEST NORMAND)
Written by Arthur Fish.
Stock no. 2123877
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. Very good condition.

With 8 reproductions in colour and 32 other illustrations. Brown cloth with gilt titles. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small nick to bottom of front edge. Some foxing.

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BREAKFAST AT SOTHEBY'S AN A-Z OF THE ART WORLD
Written by Philip Hook.
Stock no. 2123857
Published by Particular Books. 2ND 2016. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781846149146. SIGNED by author to title page. Couple of light marks to front cover.

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RODCHENKO: THE COMPLETE WORK
Written by Selim O. Khan-Magomedov. Illustrated by Alexander Rodchenko.
Stock no. 1815142
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Russian Contructivist Alexander Rodchenko (1891-1956). An exhaustive study of the complete range of his work: photography, graphic design, industrial design, painting, stage set and theatre design, fashion and costume design and architecture. Yellow boards, black title to spine. B/w and a few colour illustrations throughout. 303 pages including index. ISBN: 0500091765.

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MARCEL DUCHAMP
Written by Jacques Caumont; Jennifer Gough-Cooper. Illustrated by Marcel Duchamp.
Stock no. 1815140
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This book accompanies the major exhibition at the Palazzo Grassi in Venice in 1993. The book has been designed as a double-faced publication: from one direction, entitled 'Work', it contains a catalogue reproducing Duchamp's paintings, sculptures and miscellaneous objects. From the other direction, entitled 'Ephemerides', a day-by day account of the artist's life unfolds, organized according to astrological sign. Large format. Navy blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0500236569. Light browning to text block and page edges. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few small closed tears.

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COWBOYS OF THE SKY
Written by Gilles Lhote; Jeff Clyman.
Stock no. 1609859
Published by Airlife. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Military jackets and the heroes who immortalized them. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1853101044. Small spot to front board.

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