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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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  • ART

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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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COLOUR AND CULTURE: PRACTICE AND MEANING FROM ANTIQUITY TO ABSTRACTION
Written by John Gage.
Stock no. 1815015
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1995. Nearly fine condition.

Colour is fundamental to life and art. The author considers every conceivable aspect of the subject in a analysis of colour in Western culture from the ancient Greeks until the late twentieth century. Large format. Cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. 335 pages including index. ISBN: 0500278180.

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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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VAN DYCK DRAWINGS
Written by Christopher Brown. Illustrated by Anthony Van Dyck.
Stock no. 1814462
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Published in connection with the exhibition The Drawings of Anthony van Dyck (1991). Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine and publisher's vignette to front. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 0500092249. Light page browning throughout. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and has publisher's price-label to rear panel.

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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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NEW NATURAL HOME
Written by Dominic Bradbury.
Stock no. 1813227
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition.

A practical inspiration for dwelling stylishly, sensibly and sustainably. Matt pictorial boards. Square format. Yellow endpapers. Colour photos throughout. 253 pages. ISBN: 9780500515617.

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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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GERMAN CASTLES AND PALACES
Written by Klaus Merten.
Stock no. 2121936
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Stunning photography and illustrations throughout. Photographs by Paolo Marton. Germany has more magnificent palaces and castles than any other country in Europe. Prior to 1870, Germany was a collection of independent princely states, each with its own ruler and court. ISBN: 0500019711. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased and a little faded to spine and a couple of edges.

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