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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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ROMNEY A BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL ESSAY WITH A CATALOGUE RAISONNE OF HIS WORKS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Humphrey Ward; W. Roberts.
Stock no. 2111890
Published by Thos. Agnew & Sons. 1st 1904. Very good condition.

Large format. Blue leather spines with gilt titles and intricate decorations. Blue cloth covers with gilt titles. Captioned, tissue-guard plates. Limited edition to 350 copies. These volumes are copy no. 20. Spines are faded; now look green. Some bumping and wear to cover edges and corners. A little brown spotting to covers. Bookplates to front pastedowns. Names in ink to front endpapers. Page browning; some foxing. The books appear to have been restitched at one time - bindings are nice and tight.

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READING THE PORTRAITS OF QUEEN ELIZABETH I
Written by Elizabeth W. Pomeroy.
Stock no. 2111887
Published by Archon Books; The Shoe String Press. 1st 1989. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour plates. Using 10 works of art, 9 in colour Pomeroy explores the border-lines between disciplines to shed new light on the portraits of Elizabeth I. She combines ideas from cultural anthropology, semiotics, literary theory, social history and the psychology of perception to create a web of meanings and harmonies, centering the paintings of the Queen in a new, complex environment. ISBN: 0208021892. Wrapper is a little browned, with a few marks.

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I WANT TO SPEND THE REST OF MY LIFE EVERYWHERE, WITH EVERYONE, ONE TO ONE, ALWAYS, FOREVER, NOW
Written by Damien Hirst. Illustrated by Damien Hirst.
Stock no. 2109753
Published by Booth-Clibborn. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large square format. First book by the author. Looking at his art works so far, expressed in his own words, and illustrated by his own selection of over 700 images, pop-ups and special inserts. ISBN: 1873968442. Front joint is a bit cracked. Two pop-up/moveable pieces have come unglued - but could be repaired with double-sided sticky tape. Many inserts present and original sticker sheet - but no list to discover if any are missing - assumed all present. Wrapper is faded to spine with some edge-creasing.

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FRANCOIS 1ER (LE ROI CHEVALIER)
Written by G. Gustave Toudouze. Illustrated by A. Robida.
Stock no. 2109324
Published by Boivin & Cie, Editeurs. 1st 1909. Very good condition.

Very large format. Beautiful illustrated cover, with gilt decorations. Text in French. Every other page is a beautiful water colour by Robida. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some browning to covers; a few marks. Some grubby margin marks. Small edge-tears to a few page margins. Illustrations are bright - especially for age!

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THE POACHERS PROGRESS
No author listed. Illustrated by C. Blake; C. Turner.
Stock no. 1706439
Published by Paul Harris. 1st thus 1981. Very good condition.

Facsimile edition first published by C. Turner in 1826. Limited to 750 copies. Very Large Oblong format, Approx. 60cm by 40cm. 8 colour plates from paintings by C. Blake, engraved by Turner. Leather spine. Due to the size of this book, if posted, it will need to be sent via courier. ISBN: 0862280303. Base of spine and bottom edge worn. This copy is unnumbered. A few scuffs to covers. Plates bright and clean. REDUCED from £250.

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AN ART COLLECTOR'S TREASURES
Written by James Ward Usher. Illustrated by James Ward Usher.
Stock no. 2106947
Published by Chiswick Press. 1st 1916. Very good condition.

Very large format. Maroon cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Only 300 copies of this work were printed. Illustrated and Described by Himself. Being a record historical and descriptive of the art collection formed by James Ward Usher (of Lincoln) 1886-1914. Containing 80 illustrations in colour, reproduced from the author's own water-colour drawings. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Two small indentation marks to front board. A few scuff marks to covers. Tiny nick to cloth on front cover. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins.

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THE LIVING STONES CORNWALL
Written by Ithell Colquhoun. Illustrated by Ithell Colquhoun.
Stock no. 1202132
Published by Peter Owen Limited. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The author and illustrator evokes what she sees and hears. The scenery of this gaunt but uniquely attractive countryside, its people, mythology and celtic legend. Her book welds together the almost vanished past and the living Cornwall of today. B/w illustrations. B/w photos. 204 pages.Colquhon was a surrealist painter, she was also a prolific author, poet and playwright. Top edge of front board slightly worn, small dent to rear board. Contents fine. Wrapper price-cut, edge-torn with some loss and one inch piece of surface damage to front where label has been removed.

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DIE MINIATUREN IN DEN BASLER BIBLIOTHEKEN, MUSEEN UND ARCHIVEN
Written by Konrad Escher.
Stock no. 693742
Published by Kober C.F. Spittlers Nachfolger. 1st 1917. Very good condition.

Large format. Three-quarter brown morocco, raised bands and gilt title to spine. Marbled edges. Two tipped-in colour plates plus other b/w plates. Text in German. Limited edition. Copy no. 53. Some neat pencil underlining and annotation to text. A couple of words underlined in ink. Corners rubbed. REDUCED from £400.

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PICTURES IN COLOR
No author listed. Illustrated by Harrison Fisher.
Stock no. 569145
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1st 1910. Almost very good condition.

Large format. 17.5" x 12.5". 16 very attractive colour plates. Brown cloth spine, beige boards, gilt titles. Colour pictorial onlay to front. Board edges worn. Rear board scratched. Plates are superb.

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THE DRESDEN GALLERY
No author listed.
Stock no. 616691
Published by Bickers & Son. 1st 1875. Almost very good condition.

Very large format. Red, black and gilt elaborately decorated cloth. 50 of the finest examples of the old masters in mounted b/w plates. All edges gilt. Skillfully rebacked with original spine laid down and new endpapers. Rear board scuffed. Some foxing to contents. REDUCED FROM £200.

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VOLUME 1 OF MY SKETCH BOOK
Written by George Cruikshank. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 803252
Published by Charles Tilt. 1st 1834. Good condition.

Oblong format, green cloth with gilt title to front. Colour illustrations and etchings. 24 colour plates. A further 12 plates were published in the 1835 edition. Spine and corners bumped. Top and tail of spine frayed. Front joint broken. Rear joint strengthened with tape. 1st title page and 1 plate strengthened to edges with yellowing tape. Occasional grubby marks to page edges. A few page edges chipped. First title page lightly creased.

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