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MY LINE OF LIFE
Written by W. Heath Robinson. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2128939
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1938. Very good condition.

Cream cloth with brown titles and vignette to front cover. Black and white illustrations and plates. Some foxing/spotting to covers. A few marks to endpapers and outer page edges.

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BB A CELEBRATION
Written by BB; Tom Quinn. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128938
Published by Wharncliffe Publishing Limited. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A unique collection of BB's country and field sports writings. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photographic plates plus numerous b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1871647169. Some page edge browning.

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ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Written by Walter Raleigh.
Stock no. 2128910
Published by Edward Arnold. 1st 1895. Very good condition.

Beige cloth with gilt title and brown vignettes. What appears to be an appraisal of some of Stevenson's works and whether they would last the test of time. Some foxing and browning to pages.

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THE FAMILY THE STORY OF CHARLES MANSON'S DUNE BUGGY ATTACK BATTALION
Written by Ed. Sanders.
Stock no. 2128893
Published by Rupert Hart-Davis. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, light blue title to spine. ISBN: 0246105283. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with a few chips and nicks; a couple of damp marks to verso.

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PABLO RUIZ PICASSO A BIOGRAPHY
Written by Patrick O'Brian.
Stock no. 2128890
Published by Collins. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0002116855. Spine is faded and bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is unevenly faded.

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VAN GOGH'S EAR THE TRUE STORY
Written by Bernadette Murphy.
Stock no. 2128889
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 2016. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial boards. On 23 December 1888 Vincent Van Gogh cut off his ear. B/w and colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781784740610.

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PICASSO: HIS LIFE AND WORK
Written by Roland Penrose.
Stock no. 2128888
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. This book is unique in that it is the first attempt by anyone who has known Picasso intimately for a considerable number of years to write a complete biography. Bumping to base of spine, with some browning. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with a few nicks and chips at edges.

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LIFE WITH PICASSO
Written by Francoise Gilot; Carlton Lake.
Stock no. 2128887
Published by Nelson. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. This copy has a note inside that says 'Rough uncorrected proof copy only' and then price etc. beneath. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips; tear to top of spine, with yellowing tape mark and browning.

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THE GILDED GUTTER LIFE OF FRANCIS BACON
Written by Daniel Farson.
Stock no. 2128886
Published by Century. 1st 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0712657258. Black sticker to spine. Page browning. A few marks to endpapers.

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WHISTLER A BIOGRAPHY
Written by Stanley Weintraub.
Stock no. 2128884
Published by Collins. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title on black title label to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0002119943. Bumping along cover edges and to corners. Wrapper has some creasing and a few small nicks.

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A BIGGER MESSAGE CONVERSATIONS WITH DAVID HOCKNEY
Written by Martin Gayford.
Stock no. 2128883
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2011. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Pink/lilac boards with black title to spine. This is a record of a decade of conversations with acclaimed art critic Martin Gayford. Hockney reveals via reflection, anecdote, passion and humour the fruits of his lifelong meditations on the problems and paradoxes of representing a three-dimensional world on a flat surface. ISBN: 9780500238875. Some light wear to cover and corner edges.

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GOYA
Written by Robert Hughes. Illustrated by Francisco Goya.
Stock no. 2128882
Published by Alfred A. Knopf. 1st USA 2003. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A sensitive, engaging and opinionated biography of one of Europe's greatest artists. Brown cloth boards, black title to spine and dark brown title to front cover. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 0394580281.

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