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CHRISTIAN BOLTANSKI
Written by Lynn Gumpert. Illustrated by Christian Boltanski.
Stock no. 1811902
Published by Flammarion. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Chritian Boltanski is one of France's best-known artists of the postwar generation and has developed a highly personal and often disconcerting oeuvre that challenges basic assumptions of what constitutes an artwork. Over 150 black-and-white and 5 colour illustrations that span the entire range of Boltanski['s production, materials and influences. Red boards, black title to spine. 192 pages. ISBN: 2080135597. Board edges lighlty bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased and slightly faded to spine.

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CHAGALL
Written by Andre Pieyre De Mandiargues. Illustrated by Marc Chagall.
Stock no. 2117335
Published by Maeght Editeur. 1st 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large square format. Text in French. Colour & b/w illustrations. With original colour lithographs bound into the front of book. Yellow cloth. Original lithograph in excellent condition. A few light foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and browned, with a couple of small nicks.

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MILLAIS'S ILLUSTRATIONS A COLLECTION OF DRAWINGS ON WOOD
Written by John Everett Millais. Illustrated by J.E. Millais.
Stock no. 2116972
Published by Alexander Strahan. 1866. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Brown/brick cloth with gilt, blue and black titles/decorations to front cover. B/w illustrations. Book appears to have been rebacked at some point, with newer spine (no title) and new endpapers. Corners are bumped, with some wear and chipping. Some foxing. Grubby margin marks to a few pages.

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THE ENCHANTED WORLD OF JESSIE M. KING
Written by Colin White. Illustrated by Jessie M. King.
Stock no. 1314300
Published by Canongate Publishing Limited. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards with gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w illustrations and photographs throughout. This is the first major book to be published about the life and works of Jessie M. King, who is one of the most important illustrators of the 20th century. Includes a detailed list of bibliographical information. Large format. ISBN: 0862412358. A couple of tiny marks to rear cover. Tiny splash marks (possibly from a drink?) to lower cover edges and textblock (marks very faint to textblock). Slight wear to top edges of dustwrapper.

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THE MASTERS OF CANDLELIGHT
Written by Christopher Wright.
Stock no. 1810495
Published by Arcos Verlag. 1st 1995. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An anthology of the Great Masters who treated candlelight, including Georges de La Tour, Godfried Schalcken, and Joseph Wright of Derby. Large format. Yellow cloth boards, brown title block to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 3980328597. Dustwrapper is lightly worn at corners and lightly scuffed.

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FIRE AND PAPER / PAPIER EN VUUR
No author listed.
Stock no. 1606132
Published by Gentenaar & Torley Publishers. 1st 1998. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Small spiral bound collection of papers contained in cut-out section within book. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9080418315. Contents near fine.

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THE ART OF MAURICE SENDAK
Written by Selma G. Lanes. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2114423
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Pictorial cloth. "Sendak's Life and Works are explored in affectionate detail, including many colour and b/w illustrations and folding plates, a moveable scene and a facsimile of the tiny mock-up that Sendak first made for the story that would later become Where The Wild Things Are". ISBN: 0370303865. Light wear to cover edges. Light page browning.

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THE ART OF MAURICE SENDAK
Written by Selma G. Lanes. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1312475
Published by Harry N. Abrams. 1st 1980. Fine condition in a nearly fine 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. Pictorial cloth showing scene from "Where The Wild Things Are". ISBN: 0810916002. A few very light scartch marks to the heavy plastic original dustwrapper.

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STEINLEN AND HIS ART TWENTY-FOUR CARTOONS
No author listed. Illustrated by Theophile-Alexandre Steinlen.
Stock no. 1710303
Published by Chatto & Windus. Circa 1911. Fair condition.

Large format. Pictorial cloth. Illustrations tipped-in on all four corners. With a critical introduction and descriptive notes. Backstrip missing. Rear board detached, front board fragile at binding. All plates present. Fraying to cloth edges. Rippling to cloth on front cover. 1 plate has a large closed tear. Odd margin mark.

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THE DEFENCE OF GUENEVERE AND OTHER POEMS
Written by William Morris. Illustrated by Jessie M. King.
Stock no. 1208008
Published by John Lane; The Bodley Head. 1st 1904. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles, borders and decoration. B/w illustrations. 310 pages. Small grubby mark to front endpaper. Spine faded. Front endpaper missing.

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EARLY GEORGIAN PORTRAITS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by John Kerslake.
Stock no. 2112520
Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1st 1977. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Maroon cloth with gilt titles. Volume 1 is Text and Volume 2 contains the plates. ISBN: 0112900437. A few grubby marks to outer page edges. Wrapper spines are faded. Contained in a very good slip-case that has some scuffing and wear to edges.

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GODS AND MORTALS IN LOVE
Written by Hugh Ross Williamson. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2112519
Published by Country Life Limited. Circa 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

"A book with coloured pictures and an illustrated book are not quite the same thing... each has its own function and its own appeal. This is presented as a book with coloured pictures" - Edmund Dulac. 9 dramatic colour plates depicting gods and heroes of Greek legends. Blue/grey buckram, blue titles. 83pp. 11.25 x 8.75". Some browning to covers. Wear to edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some grubby marks to endpapers and a few page margins. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with a little loss; creased and grubby.

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