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ACES OF THE MIGHTY EIGHTH
Written by Jerry Scutts; John Stanaway.
Stock no. 1815068
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1st thus 2002. Very good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and colour illustrations. 286 pages including index. ISBN: 1841766194. Covers unevenly lightly browned.

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WHIRLWIND THE WESTLAND WHIRLWIND FIGHTER
Written by Victor F. Binham.
Stock no. 1815067
Published by Airlife. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

With its service and squadron history. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1853100048. Light browning to text block. Cream pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded at spine and lower edges.

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THE HAWKER HUNTER
Written by Tim McLelland.
Stock no. 1815066
Published by Crecy Publishing Limited. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Complete History. An icon of post-war aircraft design and a product of early British swept-wing jet technology. Colour illustrations and b/w photos. 384 pages. ISBN: 9780859791236.

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CONSTABLE: IMPRESSIONS OF LAND, SEA AND SKY
Written by Anne Gray; John Gage. Illustrated by John Constable.
Stock no. 1815065
Published by National Gallery Of Australia. 1st 2006. Fine condition.

Accompanies the exhibition of the same name which ran in Australia 2006. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. xi and 364 pages including index. ISBN: 0642541566.

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GIAMBOLOGNA: THE COMPLETE SCULPTURE
Written by Charles Avery. Illustrated by Giambologna; David Finn.
Stock no. 1815063
Published by Phaidon.Christie's. 1st 1987. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Principal photographs by David Finn. Giambologna (1529-1608) was the greatest sculptor of the age of Mannerism. Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and some colour photos of sculpture. 288 pages including index. ISBN: 0714880264. Dustwrapper lightly scuffed.

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GIORGIONE: THE PAINTER OF 'POETIC BREVITY'
Written by Jaynie Anderson. Illustrated by Giorgione.
Stock no. 1815062
Published by Flammarion. 1st 1997. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Including Catalogue Raisonne. Giorgione is one of the most mysterious and fascinating of all Renaissance artists, who invented a new Venetian kind of intimate easel painting, destined for an elite of wealthy private collectors. Large format. Black boards, blind titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. 390 pages including index. ISBN: 2080136445. Dustwrapper lightly scuffed.

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MIKALOJUS KONSTANTINAS CIURLIONIS: PAINTINGS SKETCHES THOUGHTS
Written by Birute Verkelyte-Fedaraviciene. Illustrated by Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis.
Stock no. 1815061
Published by Valery Koreshkov. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ciurlionis was a great Lithuanian artist in music, painting and word. Large format. Light tan boards, gilt titles. B/w and colour illustrations, some fold-out pages. 212 pages. ISBN: 9986330114. Top & tail of spine and corners lightly rubbed. Text block a little grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn at corners and a little grubby to rear panel.

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MASACCIO AND MASOLINO: A COMPLETE CATALOGUE
Written by Paul Joannides. Illustrated by Masaccio; Masolino.
Stock no. 1815060
Published by Phaidon. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An important work of scholarship for art historians and students, as well as making some of the greatest art of the Renaissance accessible to be enjoyed by all art lovers. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Black ribbon page markers. Colour & b/w illustrations. 488 pages including index. ISBN: 0714823988. Black dustwrapper is scuffed.

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THE EVERYDAY FAIRY BOOK
Written by Anna Alice Chapin. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 1609840
Published by J. Coker & Co. Ltd.. c. 1931. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine, black title. Pictorial front board showing little girl laid on her back under a grape vine. 7 colour plates. Large format. Spine and corners bumped; some wear with slight surface paper loss at corners. Rear board marked and scuffed. Inscription to front endpaper. A little scattered foxing.

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THE STORY OF THE FIRST QUEEN ELIZABETH
Written by L. Du Garde Peach. Illustrated by John Kenney.
Stock no. 1609839
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 561. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription to verso of front endpaper. A few foxspots. price-cut wrapper is faded to spine, edge rubbed.

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BRANCUSI
Written by Pontus Hulten; Natalia Dumitresco; Alexandre Istrati. Illustrated by Constantin Brancusi.
Stock no. 1815059
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1988. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Constantin Brancusi (1876-1957) was one of the most important and influential sculptors of our times. Large format. Brown/red cloth boards with gilt title to spine. B/w & a few colour illustrations. 336 pages including index. ISBN: 0571150756. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.

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HENRI ROUSSEAU: JUNGLES IN PARIS
Written by Frances Morris; Christopher Green. Illustrated by Henri Rousseau.
Stock no. 1815058
Published by Tate Publishing. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Produced on the occasion of the exhibition which ran from 2005-2006. Rousseau was a self-taught artist whose unique vision is perhaps best exemplified in his jungle scenes. These dream-like tableaux, based largely on visits to the Jardin des Plantes in Paris, captivate the viewer with the lushness of their colours and the unsettling exoticisim of the imaginary tropical world they portray. Large oblong format. Green boards, light green title to spine and vignette of a big cat to front. Colour illustrations throughout. 232 pages. ISBN: 1854376128.

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