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MICHELANGELO
Written by Howard Hibbard; Michael Levey. Illustrated by Michelangelo.
Stock no. 1821050
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

Introduced by Michael Levey. Large format. Brown cloth spine, gilt titles. Pictorial front board. Colour and b/w illustrations and photos. Slight bump to top of spine. Contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase in very good condition, a few light scuffs and bumps.

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LIVES OF THE ARTISTS (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Giorgio Vasari; George Bull.
Stock no. 1821047
Published by Folio Society. 1995. Very good condition.

Brown cloth with gilt and dark brown decoration, gilt titles. Three volumes. A selection translated by George Bull. Fourth printing. Spines very slightly faded. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is scuffed and worn at open edges, starting to split at one edge.

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ENGLISH BOOKS WITH COLOURED PLATES 1790-1860
Written by R.V. Tooley.
Stock no. 1820959
Published by Dawson. 1979. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Revised edition with appendix. A Bibliographical Account of the most Important Books illustrated by English Artists in Colour Aquatint and Colour Lithography. ISBN: 0712909052. Board edges rubbed. Endpapers & text block grubby. Price-cut green dustwrapper is split in two at front spine edge and is edge-worn.

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THE SUN KING
Written by Nancy Mitford; Roy Strong.
Stock no. 1820944
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition.

Introduction by Roy Strong. Blue decorated cloth. 246 pages. Colour paintings. A fine copy in publisher's slipcase with a few grubby marks.

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HOMES FIT FOR HEROES: PHOTOGRAPHS BY BILL BRANDT 1939-1943
Written by Peter James; Richard Sadler. Illustrated by Bill Brandt.
Stock no. 1820911
Published by Dewi Lewis Publishing. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition.

These photographs by Bill Brandt are lesser known and illustrate living conditions in the 1930s. Majority of the photographs were taken in Birmingham but also some in London. Matt pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 1904587070. Rear board lightly scuffed and small bump to middle.

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WAR PAINT VOLUME 3
No author listed.
Stock no. 1820854
Published by Euro Militaire & Verlinden Publications. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition.

A fully illustrated guide of the Euro-Militaire International Military Modelling Competition 1993. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos.

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WAR PAINT VOLUME 2
No author listed.
Stock no. 1820853
Published by Euro Militaire & Verlinden Publications. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition.

A fully illustrated guide of the Euro-Militaire International Military Modelling Competition 1992. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos. Light crease to top corner of front cover. Black card covers lightly scuffed.

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WAR PAINT VOLUME 1
No author listed.
Stock no. 1820852
Published by Euro Militaire & Verlinden Publications. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition.

A fully illustrated guide of the Euro-Militaire International Military Modelling Competitions 1988-1991. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos. Black cardwraps lightly scuffed.

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HOW TO BUILD DIORAMAS
Written by Sheperd Paine.
Stock no. 1820850
Published by Kalmbach Books. 1st 1980. Very good condition.

Your complete how-to-do-it guide to diorama planning, construction, and detailing for all types of models. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w & colour photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0890245517. Covers lightly rubbed at vertical edges, corners lightly rubbed. Spine slightly faded. Browning to gutter edges of inside covers. Contents clean.

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THE PRE-RAPHAELITES & THEIR WORLD
Written by William Michael Rossetti; Angela Thirlwell.
Stock no. 2134247
Published by Folio Society. 1995. Nearly fine condition.

Purple boards with elaborate gilt decorations to front. Colour photos. Contents are excellent! Slip case is very good - a couple of bumps, a few marks; couple of nicks to corners.

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LONDON ILLUSTRATED 1604 - 1851: A SURVEY AND INDEX OF TOPOGRAPHICAL BOOKS AND THEIR PLATES
Written by Bernard Adams.
Stock no. 2134168
Published by The Library Association. 1st 1983. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Dark brown cloth with gilt title to spine. Limited edition to 1000 copies. ISBN: 0853657343. This is Copy No. 499. Ex-lib. with some usual pen markings etc. Bookplate to front pastedown. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased; fading to spine.

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LONDON PASSED AND PASSING: A PICTORIAL RECORD OF DESTROYED & THREATENED BUILDINGS
Written by Hanslip Fletcher; et al. Illustrated by Hanslip Fletcher.
Stock no. 2134154
Published by Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Beige cloth with gilt titles. B/w plates. With notes by various authors. Some scuffing to covers. Foxing to pages internally. Frontis is detached, but loosely inserted.

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