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ROMANTIC MODERNS
Written by Alexandra Harris. Illustrated by Edward Bawden; E. Mcknight Kauffer; et al..
Stock no. 2127856
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st USA 2010. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

English Writers, Artists and the Imagination from Virginia Woolf to John Piper. Maroon cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780500251713. A few grubby marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased.

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JOHN RUSKIN THE ARGUMENT OF THE EYE
Written by Robert Hewison.
Stock no. 2127595
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

50 illustrations, 5 in colour. ISBN: 0500011486. SIGNED by author, with dedication to previous owner on title page. Bumping to spine. Some page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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A HISTORY OF ITALIAN RENAISSANCE ART
Written by Frederick Hartt.
Stock no. 2126829
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Revised and enlarged edition. With 858 illustrations, including 87 colour plates. Large format. ISBN: 0500233039. Browning to cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is creased with a bit of fading to spine, one closed tear to corner.

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ROBIN HOOD
Written by J.C. Holt.
Stock no. 1815959
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1984. Slightly better than very good condition.

Evidence for the historical Robin Hood. People's hero or lawless marauder? Who was the 'real' Robin Hood - or was there none? And how did the legends of a violent era become the romantic tales of today? Green pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0500273081. Remains of price-label to rear cover.

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FUTURISM
Written by Caroline Tisdall; Angelo Bozzolla.
Stock no. 1814964
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Italian Futurism was the first cultural movement of the twentieth century to aim directly and deliberately at a mass audience. The story of Futurism exemplifies a perilous confusion of aims and practice which persists in the art today. Peach boards, gilt title to spine and publisher's vignette to front. 169 illustrations, 20 in colour. ISBN: 0500181624. Light page edge browning. Black pictorial dustwrapper is price-clipped and lightly scuffed.

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TIMMY THE TUG
Written by Ted Hughes; Jim Downer. Illustrated by Jim Downer.
Stock no. 1507246
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Large oblong format. Blue boards. Colour pictorial onlay to front. Super colour illustrations. Story in verse. ISBN: 9780500514962. Tiny amount of wear to ends of spine. Rear cover ever so slightly grubby. Contents fine.

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CHARLES RICKETTS SUBTLE AND FANTASTIC DECORATOR
Written by Stephen Calloway. Illustrated by Charles Ricketts.
Stock no. 1208643
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1979. Fine condition.

Exploring every aspect of the career of Ricketts - book designer, painter, sculptor and writer. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. 133 illustrations, 6 in colour. 100 pages includes index. ISBN: 0500271534.

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WHEN WE WERE YOUNG
Written by William Feaver.
Stock no. 2122410
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1ST 1977. Very good condition.

Two Centuries of Children's Book Illustration. Large format. Yellow pictorial card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0500270759. A few grubby marks to covers. Couple of corners are a bit creased.

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50 FAVOURITE HOUSES BY FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT
Written by Diane Maddex.
Stock no. 2119772
Published by Thames and Hudson. 2008. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large square format. Colour photographs of the houses throughout. ISBN: 9780500019924. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of small nicks.

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100 CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTS: DRAWINGS & SKETCHES
Written by Bill Lacy.
Stock no. 1810576
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

How does an architect envisage a building? And how is that idea first explored? Architecture is one of the few remaining professions whose practitioners draw on paper, and in which drawing is essential to the very creation of an idea or project. 100 significant figures from across the globe selected for this survey of drawings by architects. Large format. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine and publisher's vignette to front. B/w and colour illustrations. 272 pages. ISBN: 0500341192. Dustwrapper is lightly worn at corners, has a 0.5" closed tear to top edge of rear flap and old publisher's price label to rear panel.

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ROBERT MOSKOWITZ
Written by Ned Rifkin. Illustrated by Robert Moskowitz.
Stock no. 1810518
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

One of the most important painters on the American scene. His collages, paintings and drawings form a significant link between the Abstract Expressionism of the New York School and the 'New Image Abstraction' painters of the mid-1970s. Based on a major retrospective exhibitions, this book surveys the whole range of Moskowitz's career to date. Large format. Black cloth, red title to spine, blind windmill vignette to front. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0500091994. Dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased and scuffed to rear panel.

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ENGLISH NAIVE PAINTING 1750 - 1900
Written by James Ayres; Andras Kalman.
Stock no. 1605798
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Naive art. Preface by Kalman. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 050023308X. Wrapper is edge creased.

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