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WILLIAM MORRIS EDWARD BURNE-JONES AND THE KELMSCOTT CHAUCER
Written by Duncan Robinson. Illustrated by William Morris; Edward Burne-Jones.
Stock no. 1818415
Published by Gordon Fraser Gallery. 1st 1982. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The growth of the monumental Chaucer from a more modest concept through its many production problems to its final form on publication in 1896. Large format. Olive green cloth spine with dark green title, olive green patterned paper boards. B/w illustrations. 116 pages including index. ISBN: 0860920380. Boards unevenly faded. Contents fine. Clear dustwrapper with dark green text to front and flaps.
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RUSSIAN KERCHIEFS AND SHAWLS
Written by Olga Gordeyeva.
Stock no. 1818407
Published by Aurora Art Publishers. 1st 1985. Fine condition.

Presenting all types of Russian kerchiefs and shawls of the eighteenth to the twentieth century. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations. Contained in a card slipcase.
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MUYBRIDGE'S COMPLETE HUMAN AND ANIMAL LOCOMOTION (THREE VOLUMES)
Written by Eadweard Muybridge. Illustrated by Eadweard Muybridge.
Stock no. 1818358
Published by Dover Publications Inc.. 1st thus 1979. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Unabridged republication of the eleven volume work "Animal Locomotion: an electro-photographic investigation of consecutive phases of animal movements originally published in 1887. Includes all 781 plates. Most of the plates show three different simultaneous perspectives on a single action - front, rear, and side or three-quarter view - which Muybridge achieved through ingenious use of from 152 to 56 cameras and his own electromagnetic tripping device. Large format. Pale blue cloth boards with dark blue title label and gilt title to spine. Very heavy! Text blocks slightly grubby. Contents are fine. Grey pictorial dustwrappers are lightly creased and lightly scuffed.
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TREASURES OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND: IRISH ANTIQUITIES
Written by Patrick F. Wallace; Raghnall O Floinn.
Stock no. 1818341
Published by Gill and Macmillan. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive introduction to the Irish antiquities collections of the National Museum of Ireland. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0717128296. A few light scuff marks to boards. Text block slightly browned to top. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
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SKETCHES OF BIRD LIFE
Written by Robert Gillmor. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1818316
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a slightly better than 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. Text block and margins lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby.
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VASSE'S 'BAMBINELLI'
Written by Bernard Blackstone.
Stock no. 1818224
Published by The Athlone Press. 1st 1994. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The child portraits of an 18th-century French sculptor. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Mostly b/w photos, some colour. 100 pages including index. ISBN: 0485114445. Slight scuffing to dustwrapper.
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF SCULPTURE
Written by William Gaunt.
Stock no. 1318266
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observers Series No. 37. 8 Colour plates and 62 monochrome reproductions from photographs. Grey boards. Small format. Spine bumped with slight browning at base. Small brown spot to front cover. Some small brown marks to contents. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed, slightly grubby to rear panel and has top corner of front flap neatly removed. Wrapper has been covered with a clear film which is neatly stuck on verso of rear flap.
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CROSSROADS OF COMMERCE: THE PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD CALENDAR ART OF GRIF TELLER
Written by Dan Cupper. Illustrated by Grif Teller.
Stock no. 1818105
Published by Great Eastern Publishing. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Examines how the Pennsylvania Railroad company's calendar program reflected what railroading meant to its time. Describing the evolution of the calendar series, including subtle changes in p[perspective or subject that often mirrored company policies or attitudes. Large oblong format. Red boards, gilt titles. B/w photos and colour illustrations. 184 pages. ISBN: 0962560219.
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ARTHUR RACKHAM HIS LIFE AND WORK
Written by Derek Hudson. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1318099
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An introduction to the man behind the work with comments on his technique and achievements. Bibliography at rear. Re-issued with a revised checklist of Rackham's work. Large format. Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour tipped-in plates and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0434353507. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Old price written in biro to top corner of front free-endpaper (crossed out with pencil). Damp stains to lower corners of first 12 pages. Dustwrapper is edge worn with tape repairs and some fading to spine and edges.
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THE CECIL ALDIN BOOK
Written by Cecil Aldin; P.G. Wodehouse; et al. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1318011
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1932. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Contributions by Wodehouse and numerous others. 8 colour plates, 7 half-tone plates and 95 b/w drawings. Pink-beige buckram cloth with orange title labels to spine and front cover. Spine very slightly bumped with a tiny bit of wear to base. Top corner of rear cover is slightly darkened. Endpapers are lightly browned and there is light foxing to the prelims. Dustwrapper is edge worn and grubby with loss, large tear to top of front panel and tape reinforcements to edges on verso.
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF SCULPTURE
Written by William Gaunt.
Stock no. 1318006
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observers Series No. 37. 8 Colour plates and 62 monochrome reproductions from photographs. Grey boards. Small format. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed, small tear and tiny hole to rear fold, top corner of front flap has been neatly removed (no text lost).
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GLASGOW GIRLS WOMEN IN ART AND DESIGN 1880-1920
Written by Jude Burkhauser.
Stock no. 1318000
Published by Canongate. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Bringing to light an astonishing number of women whose work - often internationally exhibited and critically acclaimed in contemporary journals like Deutsche Kunst, Ver Sacrum and The Studiol - has now been largely forgotten. Large format. Black boards, silver title to spine. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0862413060. Spine slightly bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little creased at edges (especially spine top) and has a small mark to base of spine.
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