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LIFE
Written by Keith Richards; James Fox.
Stock no. 2132867
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

With the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the riffs, the lyrics and the songs that roused the world. Over four decades, he lived the original rock and roll life: taking the chances he wanted, speaking his mind, and making it all work in a way that no one before him had ever done. Black boards, silver title to spine. Colour pictorial endpapers. Colour & b/w photos. 564 pages. ISBN: 9780297854395. 10th printing. Bumping to spine.

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MIDDLE-EARTH FROM SCRIPT TO SCREEN
Written by Daniel Falconer; K.M. Rice.
Stock no. 1819136
Published by Harpercollins Publishers Ltd. 1st 2017. Fine condition.

In an effort spanning a decade and undertaken in a distant corner of the world, a team of artists and creative visionaries laboured to bring the unfilmable to the silver screen... Large format. Green pictorial boards. Colour photos and illustrations throughout. 508 pages. ISBN: 9780007544103. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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JACQUES TATI
Written by David Bellos.
Stock no. 2132528
Published by The Harvill Press. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Tracing the career of the innovative film-maker and creator of Monsieur Hulot and his concerns at working in a consistently developing medium. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 382 pages includes index. ISBN: 1860466516. SIGNED by author. Spine and corners just very slightly bumped. Price-cut wrapper slightly rubbed at edges and a little scuffed.

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THE TRAGICAL HISTORY OF DOCTOR FAUSTUS
Written by Christopher Marlowe. Illustrated by George Tute.
Stock no. 1318677
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1993. Fine condition.

Edited by Bullen, introduction by Nicholl. Black cloth spine with gilt title, red & black pictorial paper boards. Black endpapers. B/w wood endgravings. Top edge red. Original slipcase is very slightly scuffed.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF JAZZ
Written by Mark White.
Stock no. 1318131
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer No. 76. With 76 b/w photos. ISBN: 072321588X. Minimal bumping to spine. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is ever so slightly browned.

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STARS & FILMS OF 1937
Written by Stephen Watts.
Stock no. 1317853
Published by Daily Express. 1937. Very good condition.

Blue cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards, front cover showing Shirley Temple. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped. Some slight wear to cover edges. Contents clean.

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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE TEMPEST
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2131379
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1908. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

40 tipped in colour plates, tissue guarded. Green cloth, gilt titles and decoration to front cover and spine. 143 pages. 11 x 8.5". Spine is faded. Corners are nice and sharp. All plates are present and fine. Foxing throughout book, but still very good! Contained in original (rare) wrapper with pictorial onlay to front panel. Edge-creasing to wrapper, with a few tears and chips, but minimal loss.

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THE FILMGOERS' ANNUAL 1932
Written by William A. Mutch.
Stock no. 2130866
Published by Simpkin, Marshall. 1932. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine. Colour frontis. Monochrome photos. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping. Scuffing to covers, with some browning. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges.

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FILM FUN ANNUAL 1958
No author listed.
Stock no. 2130118
Published by The Amalgamated Press. 1958. Good condition.

Red cloth spine, pictorial boards. Small tear to top of spine, with fraying to cloth. Wear and bumping to edges and corners. Doodles in ink to endpapers. Appears that front joint has been repaired at some time: some glue and paper tear mark showing; title page is MISSING. Foxing and brown marks to outer page edges and margins.

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FILM FUN ANNUAL 1957
No author listed.
Stock no. 2130117
Published by The Amalgamated Press. 1957. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine, pictorial boards show Laurel and Hardy in costume. Heavy wear and chipping to cover corners and edges. Front endpaper is price-cut and partially detached, with inscription in ink to verso. Foxing - mostly to outer page edges and margins.

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FILM FUN ANNUAL 1956
No author listed.
Stock no. 2130116
Published by The Amalgamated Press. 1956. Almost very good condition.

Orange cloth spine and pictorial boards show Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis. 1" split to top of spine; some fraying to cloth. Wear and bumping to edges and corners. Some scuffs. NOT price-cut. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are very good.

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THE TALE OF THE TALES
Written by Beatrix Potter; Rumer Godden. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2129871
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The behind-scenes story of Tales of Beatrix Potter, the ballet film. Large format. Brown Boards with gilt title to spine and vignette of frog to front cover. Colour and b/w illustrations by Beatrix Potter and pictures from the film. ISBN: 0723214212. Couple of small knocks to cover edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning. 3" closed tear to rear panel of wrapper; a few chips and nicks at corners.

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