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ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE REMAINS OF ROMAN ART IN CIRENCESTER, THE SITE OF ANTIENT CORINIUM
Written by Professor Buckman; C.H. Newmarch.
Stock no. 1821231
Published by George Bell. 1st 1850. Good condition.

Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine, blind title to front. Tissue-guarded plates, some folding. B/w illustrations. List of subscribers. Spine worn with some splitting at vertical edges, cloth to top of spine has broken away. Boards scuffed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Scattered foxing throughout also affecting plates. Some hinges pulled.

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FLOWERS OF THE AMAZON FORESTS: THE BOTANICAL ART OF MARGARET MEE
No author listed. Illustrated by Margaret Mee.
Stock no. 1821227
Published by Natural Wonders Press; Royal Botanic Gardens; Antique Collectors' Club. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Illustrating sixty of Mee's major works with additional sketches painted whilst in the immense, yet vulnerable, rainforests of the Amazon. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt titles. Beautiful colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781905377060. A lovely copy.

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THE SPLENDOR OF ROMAN WALL PAINTING
Written by Umberto Pappalardo.
Stock no. 1821220
Published by The J. Paul Getty Museum. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Showcasing the beauty and intricacy of ancient frescoes found in twenty-eight spectacular Roman villas. Terracotta cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780892369584.

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M
Written by Peter Robb. Illustrated by Caravaggio.
Stock no. 1320358
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st thus 2000. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

M is the name of an enigma. In his short and violent life, Michelangelo Merisi, from Caravaggio, changed art forever. The author looks at the crisis in politics, religion, art and science as the seventeenth century began. Colour plates. ISBN: 0747545995. Spine bumped. A few small ink marks to front endpaper. Inscription in ink to half-title. Dustwrapper is slightly rubbed and creased at edges.

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ENGLAND'S CONSTABLE
Written by Joseph Darracott; John Constable. Illustrated by John Constable.
Stock no. 1320349
Published by Folio Society. 1985. Very good condition.

The Life and Letters of John Constable. Grey cloth, pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour & b/w illustrations. A couple of tiny marks to covers. Spine is slightly darkened and the title has been rubbed. Pictorial slipcase is edge rubbed with slight wear at corners.

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BRITISH ARMY UNIFORMS IN COLOR
Written by Peter Harrington. Illustrated by John McNeill; Ernest Ibbetson; Edgar A. Holloway; Harry Payne.
Stock no. 1821176
Published by Schiffer Military History. 1st 2001. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

As illustrated by John McNeill, Ernest Ibbetson, Edgar A. Holloway and Harry Payne c. 1908-1919. Large format. Beige cloth boards, black titles. Marbled endpapers. Full page colour illustrations. ISBN: 0764313029. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to front panel and lightly creased at edges, lightly browned to rear panel.

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LANDSCAPE INTO ART
Written by Kenneth Clark.
Stock no. 1320326
Published by Folio Society. 2013. Nearly fine condition.

Oblong format. Blue cloth spine with gilt title. Pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations throughout. xiv and 188 pages including index. Introduction by Will Gompertz. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which is just a little scuffed at edges.

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THE LIFE OF BIRDS
Written by Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1320309
Published by Doubleday. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Wonderfully acute observations of how birds behave become a commentary - kindly, but penetrating - on human nature. The pictures in this book are bigger, broader, and more sombre, but no less lively than Blake's much-loved and hugely admired children's book illustrations. Oblong format. Lilac cloth, black title to spine. 59 pages. ISBN: 038560985X. SIGNED by Quentin Blake to the front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and just a tiny bit grubby.

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POSTERS OF WORLD WAR II
Written by Peter Darman.
Stock no. 1821153
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 1st thus 2011. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Allied and Axis Propaganda 1939-1945. Over 200 full-colour posters from World War II, each one accompanied by a caption describing its origins, design and purpose. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. ISBN: 9781848844339. Pictorial dustwrapper is creased on rear panel and a little scuffed.

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FOUNDRY MINIATURES PAINTING AND MODELLING GUIDE
Written by Kevin Dallimore.
Stock no. 1821151
Published by Foundry Publications. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition.

A fully comprehensive guide to painting and constructing miniature models. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 1901543137. Lower corner of boards bumped else contents fine.

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THE ACKERMANN MILITARY PRINTS UNFORMS OF THE BRITISH AND INDIAN ARMIES 1840-1855
Written by William Y. Carman.
Stock no. 1821150
Published by Schiffer Military History. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Based on the magnificent colour prints published by the firm of Rudolf Ackermann during the 19th century this book presents a period in British military uniform history which has not been well covered before. Large format. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0764316710. Text block lightly browned. Dustwrapper corners, top & tail of spine lightly rubbed.

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ROBERT TAYLOR AIR COMBAT PAINTINGS VOLUME II
Written by Charles Walker. Illustrated by Robert Taylor.
Stock no. 1320179
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1991. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 071539889X. Spine and corners slightly bumped. A few small tears to the front edge of the spine. Front joint has cracked but binding is still tight.

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