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THE ARCHITECTURE OF JOHN NASH
Written by Terence Davis; John Summerson.
Stock no. 2127621
Published by Studio Books. 1st 1960. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Green cloth spine, gilt title. Green covers. B/w photos. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; fading to spine. Some foxing.
KEEPING AN EYE OPEN ESSAYS ON ART
Written by Julian Barnes.
Stock no. 2127594
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 2015. Slightly better than very good condition.
Card wraps. Fully illustrated in colour. Contains essays on: Gericault, Delacroix, Courbet, Manet, Fantin0Latour, Cezanne, Degas, Redon, Bonnard, Vuillard, Vallotton, Braque, Magritte, Oldenburg, Howard Hodgkin and Lucian Freud. ISBN: 9780224102018. SIGNED by author to title page. Contents are excellent.
FUROR HORTENSIS ESSAYS ON THE HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANDSCAPE GARDEN IN MEMORY OF H.F. CLARK
Written by Peter Willis; Robert H. Matthew; Patrick Nuttgens; Geoffrey Jellicoe.
Stock no. 2126315
Published by Elysium Press Limited. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.
Limited first edition of 1000 copies. Large format. Brown cloth spine, gilt title. B/w photos and illustrations. Not numbered, but this is one of 1000 first edition copies. Bumping to top and tail of spine with a little fading. A few marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Original glassine wrapper is still present with some tears and chips and creasing; also some foxing; a bit of loss.
SHIPPING, TRADE AND COMMERCE
Written by P.L. Cottrell; D.H. Aldcroft; et al.
Stock no. 2126307
Published by Leicester University Press. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Brown cloth boards with silver title to spine. Edited by Cottrell and Aldcroft. Essays In Memory of Ralph Davis. ISBN: 0718511956. Page edge browning. Wrapper is faded to spine with light edge-creasing.
THE BOOK OF LEDBURY
Written by Joe Hillaby.
Stock no. 2126217
Published by Barracuda Books. 1st 1982. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
An Essay in Interpretation. Large format. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Limited Edition. ISBN: 0860231259. SIGNED by author on title page. This is Copy No. 117. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with uneven fading to spine and edges.
ESSAYS AND IMAGES
Written by Garry Kennard. Illustrated by Garry Kennard.
Stock no. 2125816
Published by Gv Art. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition.
Card wraps. A selection of the author's work as a painter and writer. ISBN: 9780956378392. Some light wear to cover edges.
A WORLD OF ONE'S OWN
Written by Christopher Whitfield. Illustrated by Geoffrey Miller.
Stock no. 2125503
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Twenty-Four Country Essays set in that undulating and tranquil part of Warwickshire which lies between Stratford-on-Avon and Warwick and, for the rest, in the North Cotswolds. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine and brown title to front. B/w wood engravings. Some fading to top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with uneven browning to covers; some loss to top and tail of spine. Wrapper almost in two sections (split along front fold of spine).
OSCAR WILDE: STORIES; PLAYS AND POEMS; ESSAYS AND LETTERS
Written by Oscar Wilde; Merlin Holland. Illustrated by Ian Archie Beck.
Stock no. 2125432
Published by Folio Society. 3rd 1995. Fine condition.
Three volumes. Stories, Play & Poems, Essays & Letters. Edited by Holland. Cream cloth, gilt decoration and titles. colour and b/w illustrations by Beck to the Stories volume. Contained in almost very good slip case that has small splits to a couple of edges and 3-4" split to one edge. Also scuffed with some other marks.
FROM MAX WEBER: ESSAYS IN SOCIOLOGY
Written by Max Weber; H.H. Gerth; C. Wright Mills.
Stock no. 2124830
Published by Routledge. 2000. Very good condition.
A facsimile reprint of the original edition. Part of The International Library of Sociology Series. Translated, edited and with an Introduction by Gerth ad Mills. ISBN: 0415175038. A few grubby marks to covers. Bumping to a couple of edges.
HEALTHCARE IN WALES: AN HISTORICAL MISCELLANY
Written by Colin Baber; John Lancaster; et al.
Stock no. 2114604
Published by The Newport Printing Co.. 2000. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A collection of papers in celebration of the National Health Service in the new millennium. ISBN: 0907143229. Wrapper is uneven fading to spine and a couple of edges; couple of nicks to corners.
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.
TRADITION & REVOLUTION IN FRENCH ART 1700-1880
Written by Humphrey Wine; Jon Whiteley; Linda Whiteley; Alain Gerard.
Stock no. 2110920
Published by National Gallery Publications Limited. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition.
Paintings & Drawings From Lille. Includes Essays by Wine, Whiteley's and Gerard. Large format. Card wraps. Published to accompany an exhibition at The National Gallery, London 24th March - 11th July 1993. ISBN: 1857090179.