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THE STANNARDS OF BEDFORDSHIRE
Written by Anthony J. Lester.
Stock no. 2130898
Published by Eastbourne Fine Art. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Family of Watercolour Painters Patronized by Royalty. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0902010115. Creasing to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks and some grubby and brown marks.

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A POCKETFUL OF WATERCOLOURS
Written by Philip Enquist. Illustrated by Philip Enquist.
Stock no. 2130189
Published by Peleus Press. 1st AUSTRALIA 2009. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Square format. Introduction by the artist. Reproductions of his watercolours throughout. ISBN: 9781864702835.

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TURNER'S ENGLAND 1810-38
Written by Eric Shanes. Illustrated by J.M.W. Turner.
Stock no. 2129868
Published by Cassell. 1st 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Red/maroon boards, gilt title to spine. Images of Turner's watercolours. ISBN: 0304319538. Wear along cover edges. Foxing and marks to outer page edges. Contents are still excellent! Some edge-creasing to wrapper, which is also faded to spine.

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ARTHUR MELVILLE
Written by Iain Gale. Illustrated by Arthur Melville.
Stock no. 2129564
Published by Atelier Books. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1873830041. SIGNED by author to title page. Bumping and wear to spine and corners.

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THE ROYAL INSTITUTE OF PAINTERS IN WATER COLOURS / OLD ENGLISH COUNTRY COTTAGES
Written by Charles Holme.
Stock no. 2129140
Published by The Studio. 1906. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. This book consists of two volumes, which have been bound together. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Corners worn. Cover edges rubbed with slight loss of colour. Covers a little marked. Foxing, mostly to second volume, but plates clean. A few grubby margin marks. All plates present.

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NORTH SOMERSET COAST IN WATERCOLOURS
Written by Howard Smith. Illustrated by Rosie Smith.
Stock no. 2127677
Published by The Garret Press. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

Sand Bay to the Hotwells Lock. Card wraps. Beautiful watercolours. ISBN: 0954154649. SIGNED by author and illustrator to title page. Some light corner creasing to covers. Sticker 'SIGNED by author' to inside front cover. A few marks to outer page edges.

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BRITISH WATERCOLOURS IN THE VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM
Written by Lionel Lambourne; Jean Hamilton.
Stock no. 2119858
Published by Sotherby Parke Bernet. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w and colour illustrations. 455 pages. An illustrated summary catalogue of the National Collection. ISBN: 0856671118. A few light marks to corners. Spine is faded to base. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with edge-creasing and a few small nicks to corners.

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COLLECTING ENGLISH WATERCOLOURS
Written by Derek Clifford.
Stock no. 1809803
Published by John Baker. 1st 1970. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A book for collectors of English Watercolours. Large format. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w plates. ISBN: 0212983695. Corners lightly rubbed, boards nice and bright. Contents clean. Blue dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and lightly worn.

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MASTERS OF THE SEA
Written by Roger Quarm; Scott Wilcox.
Stock no. 1809761
Published by Phaidon Press. 1st 1987. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A survey of the marine watercolour, from its origins in the seventeenth century to the fresh and fluent seascapes of the early twentieth century. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0714824909. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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KANDINSKY WATERCOLOURS AND OTHER WORKS ON PAPER
Written by Frank Whitford. Illustrated by Vasily Kandinsky.
Stock no. 2114047
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red cloth with cream title ot spine and vignette to front cover. Striking catalogue of the first major showing of Kandinsky's work for some years. Colour illustrations. Abstract art. ISBN: 0500092893. Bump along edge of front cover. A little fading to a couple of cover edges. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is faded to spine, with a little edge-creasing.

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WILD COAST OF BRITAIN
Written by David Bellamy. Illustrated by David Bellamy.
Stock no. 2113281
Published by Webb & Bower. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. A celebration of paintings and words of the wilder and more romantic parts of the gloriously varied coastline of Britain. ISBN: 086350292X. SIGNED by author to half-title page, with dedication 'To Garry, With Best Wishes'. Some light bumping and wear along cover edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with 1-2" tear to top of spine; some edge-creasing.

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WATER-COLOUR PAINTING IN BRITAIN II THE ROMANTIC PERIOD
Written by Martin Hardie; Dudley Snelgrove; Jonathan Mayne; Basil Taylor.
Stock no. 2112454
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. 4 colour plates and numerous b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713407174. Light bumping to spine and along a couple of cover edges. Some page edge browning. Wrapper is unevenly browned, with some chipping and creasing; minimal loss.

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