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ALFRED STIEGLITZ: A LEGACY OF LIGHT
Written by Katherine Hoffman. Illustrated by Alfred Stieglitz.
Stock no. 1824244
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A compelling portrait of the American photographer's life and art from 1915 to 1946, focusing on his American works, issues of identity, and the rise of modernism in America. Black cloth boards, white titles. B/w photos and a few colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780300134452. Very minor foxing to top edge of text block. Contents are clean. White pictorial dustwrapper has a few small marks.

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THE KATE GREENAWAY TREASURY
Written by Ruth Hill Viguers; Edward Ernest. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 1323631
Published by Collins. Circa 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. Gilt titles and vignette. An anthology of the illustrations and writings of Kate Greenaway. Packed with b/w and colour illustrations. An Anthology of the Illustrations and Writings of Kate Greenaway, Edited and Selected by Edward Ernest, Assisted by Patricia Tracy Lowe. Introduction by Ruth Hill Viguers Spine slightly bumped. Endpapers lightly browned. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is price-cut by publisher with 'new' price sticker above. Dustwrapper is a bit sunned.

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WALDEN OR LIFE IN THE WOODS
Written by Henry David Thoreau. Illustrated by Eric Fitch Daglish.
Stock no. 1824222
Published by Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1st thus 1931. Almost very good condition.

Cheaper Edition. Thoreau's two year stay at Walden Pond, Massachusetts, living a simple life surrounded by nature. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Sixteen tipped in woodcuts with tissue-guards. 289 pages. Top edge gilt. Other edges untrimmed. Spine faded and has pale foxing, worn at top of spine with slight loss of cloth, small split in cloth to front edge of spine. Text block browned. Gilt top edge is dull and scratched. Some scattered minor foxing. All plates present. A decent copy.

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ERIC RAVILIOUS: MEMOIR OF AN ARTIST
Written by Helen Binyon. Illustrated by Eric Ravilious.
Stock no. 1824193
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1983. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Eric Ravilious was among the foremost of English artists to emerge between the wears - and one of the great original wood engravers. Helen Binyon knew Ravilious well from their student days and has drawn on her intimate knowledge of his life and work to present an account of this vivid and exciting artist. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations throughout. Minor fxoing to text block especially top edge. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned to spine.

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LIVES OF THE ENGINEERS
Written by Samuel Smiles.
Stock no. 1824151
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition.

James Brindley; John Smeaton; Matthew Boulton and James Watt; John Rennie; Thomas Telford; George and Robert Stephenson; and Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Abridged edition. Brown pictorial cloth, black title label with gilt title to spine. Coloured illustrated endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations. Introduced by Asa Briggs and Edited by C.J. Shepherd. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is slightly scuffed.

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KLEMANTASKI HIMSELF
Written by Louis Klemantaski.
Stock no. 1824142
Published by Palawan Press. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Autobiography. Hailed by connoisseurs as 'one of the greatest motor racing photographers ever', Louis Klemantaski practically invented the art of photographing cars. Large format. White boards with black titles. B/w and a few colour photos. 396 pages including index. ISBN: 0952300958. Light scuffing to vertical edges of boards. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is almost fine. Contained in original thin, plain card slipcase in very good condition - foxing and a few grubby marks.

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ROB WALKER
Written by Michael Cooper-Evans; Stirling Moss.
Stock no. 1824140
Published by Hazleton Publishing. 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Foreword by Moss. B/w photos. Rob Walker was the first private entrant to defeat the factory teams in World Championship Grand Prix racing. Between 1958 and 1968, he did it nine times. ISBN: 1874557357. Reprint. Base of spine lightly rubbed. Couple of small marks to boards. Contents fine. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lgihtly browned to spine and slightly scuffed to rear panel.

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SAFETY LAST
Written by George E.T. Eyston.
Stock no. 1824134
Published by Vincent Publishing Company. 1st 1975. Very good condition.

Autobiography. Signed, limited Edition of 750. Green leather boards, gilt titles. B/w photos. All edges gilt. 158 pages. SIGNED by the author and Philip Vincent (of Vincent Motorcycles) with no dedication. This is copy 221 of 750. Boards lightly bowed. Lower corners of boards lightly rubbed. Boards clean and bright. A scarce item at the time of cataloguing.

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OTTO FRELLO - AN INCORRIGIBLE PAINTER
Written by Ole Faber. Illustrated by Otto Frello.
Stock no. 1824077
Published by Museet For Varde By Og Omegn. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition.

An exhibition in 2009 featuring the broadest possible spectrum of the many different genres Frello has covered and the many ingenious items that Frello has brought into existence in the course of a long and exceptionally creative life. Oblong format. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 8789834690. A lovely copy.

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JOHN SURTEES WORLD CHAMPION
Written by John Surtees; Alan Henry.
Stock no. 1823998
Published by Hazleton Publishing. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Autobiography of the racing driver, edited by Henry. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0905138732. SIGNED by the John Surtees to title page (no dedication). Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. Musty odour present.

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DONALD HEALEY: MY WORLD OF CARS
Written by Peter Garnier; Brian Healey.
Stock no. 1823988
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Donald Healey's lifetime of involvement with sports cars. B/w photos. ISBN: 1852602120. A nice copy.

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BY JOVE, BIGGLES!
Written by Peter Berresford Ellis; Piers Williams.
Stock no. 1323213
Published by W.H. Allen. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Biography of one of the most popular children's authors of the mid 20th Century - Capt. W.E. Johns creator of 'Biggles'. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 306 pages includes index. ISBN: 0491027753. Spine slightly bumped. Contents fine.

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