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WINGS: COMBAT AIRCRAFT OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN PAINTINGS
Written by Charles J. Thompson. Illustrated by Charles J. Thompson.
Stock no. 1820204
Published by Pan Books. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Over 50 of the artist's paintings that vividly bring to life this fascinating period of aviation history. Oblong format. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0330315137.

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ONE MAN'S ISLAND
Written by Keith Brockie. Illustrated by Keith Brockie.
Stock no. 1820183
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Paintings and Sketches from the Isle of May. Grey cloth boards with gilt title to spine. 150 pages. 150 exquisite paintings and sketches that are breathtaking in their beauty and unparalleled in their fidelity to their subjects. A beautiful book. ISBN: 0460046128. Last blank page facing the coloured endpaper to rear has had a sticky label removed which has left some residue, as a result, the rear endpaper can stick to the last page.

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SKETCHES OF BIRD LIFE
Written by Robert Gillmor. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1820181
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Sketches from over 50 of Tunnicliffe's sketchbooks, chosen and arranged by Robert Gillmor. With the emphasis on bird behaviour and the way the artist goes about his work, this is a book of lasting value for all birdlovers. Unpaginated. Large, oblong format. Brown boards, black title to spine. ISBN: 0575030364. Light bumping to corners, small indentation to front board. Browning and foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby and marked and has a light damp stain to vertical edges.

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ESSENTIAL WILLIAM MORRIS
Written by Iain Zaczek. Illustrated by William Morris.
Stock no. 2133566
Published by Dempsey Parr. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour photos. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 1840845112. A few small knocks to top and tail of spine. Light page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small edge fades; couple of chips/nicks.

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DERRIERES
Written by Jeanloup Sieff. Illustrated by Jeanloup Sieff.
Stock no. 1820103
Published by Bookking International. 1st 1994. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A tribute to nintey-three derrieres chosen for their plastic, intellectual and moral qualities. English edition. Large format. White cloth boards, dark grey title to spine. B/w photos throughout. Grey pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH: THE COMPLETE FURNITURE, FURNITURE DRAWINGS AND INTERIOR DESIGNS
Written by Roger Billcliffe.
Stock no. 1820102
Published by John Murray. 3rd 1986. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Third Edition. This book reproduces, discusses and documents all the available furniture, furniture drawings and interior designs by Mackintosh. Large format. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0719543185. Very slightly fading to lilac endpapers. Text block very slightly browned. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed.

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SAMUEL PALMER AND HIS ETCHINGS
Written by Raymond Lister.
Stock no. 1820091
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth boards, red title block with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 057108978X. Name in red ink to free front endpaper. Top edge of text block lightly browned. Light foxing to endpapers. Dustwrapper is grubby with a small chip to lower rear corner.

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THE MARITIME PAINTINGS OF MONTAGUE DAWSON
Written by Ron Ranson. Illustrated by Montague Dawson.
Stock no. 2133488
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Packed with superb colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0715300458. A few marks to wrapper.

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THE ART OF THE TOY SOLDIER: TWO CENTURIES OF METAL TOY SOLDIERS 1770-1970
Written by Henry I. Kurtz; Burtt R. Ehrlich; Roy Selwyn-Smith.
Stock no. 2133485
Published by New Cavendish Books. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Red cloth, gilt title. Colour photography throughout by Serge Nivelle. Based primarily on the Collection of Burtt R. Ehrlich. ISBN: 090456844X. Light bumping along cover edges.

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THE HIGHLANDERS OF SCOTLAND
Written by Delia Millar; Amelia Murray-Macgregor. Illustrated by Kenneth MacLeay.
Stock no. 2133480
Published by Haggerston Press. 1st 1986. Very good condition.

The Complete Watercolours Commissioned by Queen Victoria from Kenneth MacLeay. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 186981200X. Some light corner creasing to covers. Page edge browning.

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JACKSON & LEE: LEGENDS IN GRAY
Written by James I. Robertson. Illustrated by Mort Kunstler.
Stock no. 2133468
Published by Rutledge Hill Press. 1st USA 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour illustrations. A stunning visual portrait of the two generals by the premier historical artist of our time and a compelling verbal portrait by one of America's leading Civil War historians. ISBN: 1558533338. Light bumping to top of spine. Wrapper is faded, with creasing to top of spine.

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THE MIGHTY EIGHTH IN ART
Written by Roger A. Freeman.
Stock no. 1820060
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of art chosen to reflect not only the diversity of aircraft used by 'the Eighth' but the range of interpretive styles of the artists, who include some of the most celebrated aviation painters and even some who were serving at the time. Oblong format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1854093126. Black pictorial dustwrapper is creased.

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