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WELLESBOURNE AT WAR 1939-1945
Written by Alan Griffin; Daisy England; Eleanor Zonik; et al.
Stock no. 1326576
Published by The Wellesbourne Village Society. Circa 1990. Very good condition.

A record of local people's experiences during the conflict of WW2. Green cardwraps. 28 pages. B/w photos. Some light staining to covers. Staples rusty. Contents clean.

Price: £10.00 £8.50.

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WARSHIP 2001-2002
Written by Anthony Preston; et al.
Stock no. 1827106
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 2001. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

'Warship' is devoted to the design, development and service history of the world's combat ships. The contributors are respected authorities, and so detailed and accurate information is the keynote of all the articles - fully supported by plans, tables and photographs. This is Volume XXIV edited by Preston and includes: First Class Cruisers Part 2; The Royal Navy and the Role of Seapower in Global Politics, 1856-1871; Spain's Farewell to Greatness: The Battle of Santiago, 3 July 1898; Australian Colonial Navies, 1855-1900; and much more. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851779018. Light bumping to top of spine. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

Price: £30.00 £25.50.

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PIPER IN PRINT: BOOKS, PERIODICALS & EPHEMERA
Written by Alan Powers; Hugh Fowler-Wright; et al. Illustrated by John Piper.
Stock no. 1827088
Published by Artists' Choice Editions. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition.

John Piper's work as a graphic artist. Introduction by Alan Powers, commentaries on book illustration, dustjackets, magazines, periodicals & ephemera by Hugh-Fowler Wright. Limited Edition of 384 standard copies, signed by Hugh Fowler-Wright on behalf of the various authors. Large format. Red cloth spine with gilt title. Pictorial paper boards. Colour & b/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780955834325. SIGNED in pencil by Hugh Fowler-Wright to page 173 (details of limited edition), this is copy 69 of 384. A few minor blemishes to text block. Contents clean.

Price: £160.00 £136.00.

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THE MODERN BOY'S ANNUAL 1932
Written by George E. Rochester; et al. Illustrated by W.E. Johns; et al..
Stock no. 1326397
Published by The Fleetway House. 1932. Very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows picture of the 'Southern 903' train. First feature in the book is 'The Desert Air Mail'. Colour plates and full page pictures. Colour frontis by Johns. Spine bumped. Covers edge rubbed and corners worn. Vertical crease to centre of front free-endpaper. Some light fingering to page margins else contents clean.

Price: £16.00 £13.60.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 16TH YEAR
Written by Mrs. George Wemyss; Natalie Joan; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by H.M. Brock; Agnes Richardson; M.A. Peart; Florence Harrison; et al..
Stock no. 1326307
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Pale blue cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows boy reading book, girl with black cat under her arm and other characters in the background.Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. 176 pages. First story is "How We Let Lodgings" by Mrs. G. Wemyss. Angela Brazil story is "A Terrible Handful". Covers are edge worn. Spine bumped and slightly rubbed. Endpapers lightly foxed. Name and address in ink to verso of frontis. Foxing to textblock, some light fingermarks to page margins.

Price: £34.00 £28.90.

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THE ROYAL GWENT & ST. WOOLOS HOSPITALS
Written by Brian Peeling; et al.
Stock no. 1826976
Published by Old Bakehouse Publications. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A century of service in Newport. B/w photos. Large folding map to rear. ISBN: 1874538085. Boards clean and bright. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Contents clean. Map present to rear. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

Price: £18.00 £15.30.

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FRANCO GRIGNANI: ART AS DESIGN 1950-1990
Written by Marco Meneguzzo; et al. Illustrated by Franco Grignani.
Stock no. 1826897
Published by Silvana Editoriale. 1st 2017. Almost very good condition.

Best known for his iconic Woolmark logo, Franco Grignani (1908-1999) was an influential artist and graphic designer whose dazzling works anticipated Op Art. This striking exhibition of the same name will introduce British audiences to the work of a truly pioneering figure whose bold and rigorously precise imagery blurred the boundaries betwween art and design. B/w cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations and photos. Card covers are scuffed and a little marked, rubbed at edges, previous bookseller's price label to rear. A few finger marks and print marks to contents, a couple of top corner creases. Strong sweet odour present, unsure of origin.

Price: £48.00 £40.80.

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KUWAIT ARTS AND ARCHITECTURE: A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS
Written by Arlene Fullerton; Geza Fehervari; et al.
Stock no. 1826752
Published by Oriental Press. 1st 1995. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An attempt to reflect significant aspects of the cultural life of Kuwait five years after the Gulf War. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour & b/w photos. A few minor marks to boards. Text block lightly browned. Some light foxing present. Pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded to front panel and spine, is grubby and scuffed, laminate covering is creased on rear panel.

Price: £24.00 £20.40.

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LEONARD, FASHION IMPRESSIONS
Written by Daniel Tribouillard; Maria-Anne Privat-Savigny; et al.
Stock no. 1826728
Published by Lieux Dits Editions. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The House of LEONARD is a unique label, invariably associated with the art of fabric printing, and has succeeded in translating the cheerful and colourful world of couturier Danial Tribouillard, who invented the revolutionary printing process of the <<fully-fashioned>>. This book complements the first international exhibition dedicated to the designer, 2006. Pink patterned glazed boards. Colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 2914528256. A few minor marks to endpapers and text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed and lightly edge-worn.

Price: £25.00 £21.25.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 2016
Written by Stuart Trotter; Mara Alperin; et al. Illustrated by John Harrold; Alfred Bestall; Stuart Trotter; et al..
Stock no. 1326003
Published by Egmont Uk Limited. 2016. Fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert and friends on the water, with picnic baskets. First story is 'Rupert and the Iceberg' from the 1986 annual. ISBN: 9781405283519. SIGNED by the author (Trotter) to the title-page, includes a laminated 'followers of rupert' card dated 2016.

Price: £30.00 £25.50.

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THE BOY'S OWN ANNUAL - VOLUME 13
Written by Talbot Baines Reed; Gordon Stables; Theodore Wood; et al. Illustrated by Frank Brangwyn; Gordon Browne; et al..
Stock no. 1325971
Published by The Boy's Own Paper. 1891. Good condition.

Large, heavy format. 3/4 red leather binding. Colour chromolithograph frontis. Numerous b/w plates and illustrations. October 4th 1890 to August 29th 1891. Rebacked with burgundy cloth spine, retaining original title piece. New endpapers. Frontis is MISSING and has been replaced with the plate which was opposite page 1. 1 other plate MISSING (Our British Cavalry). Fold-out plate opposite page 289 is creased. Browning and fingering to contents.

Price: £45.00 £38.25.

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THE BIG BUDGET FOR CHILDREN
Written by Natalie Joan; W. Kersley Holmes; Ethel Talbot; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; et al. Illustrated by R.H. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 1325970
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1933. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards and spine. Covers show children ice skating and on a sledge. First piece is 'The Warning' by Natalie Joan. B/w illustrations and some plates. Covers are slightly edge worn. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing else contents clean.

Price: £15.00 £12.75.

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