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Brown boards; paper title to spine. New edition. Scuffing and marks to covers; uneven fading. Chipping to spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing throughout. Some page edge creasing. A reading copy.
A marmalade cat who has the strangest adventures - having to be a Judge for instance when he not only looked very handsome in his wig but was also very wise! Oblong format. Brown pictorial boards showing Orlando in his Very Grand Wig. Gorgeous colour and b/w pictures throughout. 30pp. 7.25 x 8.75". ISBN: 0719505917. Wear and some foxing along couple of cover edges. Grubby mark to first page; some foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with faded spine.
THE SCOTTISH COLOURISTS: CADELL, FERGUSSON, HUNTER, PEPLOE
Written by Roger Billcliffe. Illustrated by J.D. Fergusson; S.J. Peploe; et al..
Stock no. 1822078
Published by John Murray. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Long and widely collected in Scotland, the four early twentieth-century painters known as the Scottish Colourists were largely forgotten in England or further afield - until the last few years. Strong, emotive colour, fluent brushwork and a keen sense of pattern marked their painting as different from and more advanced than anything seen in Britain before. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0719547342. Large bookplate to front pastedown else a fine copy in a fine dustwrapper.
Green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. With map and illustrations. School gilt embossed stamp to front cover. Fading and browning/foxing to covers; bumping to corners, some other marks. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Foxing and browning to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Some uncut page edges.
Being and account of the battle and of the events which led up to it, white a collection of the poems and ballads written there-upon between 1805 and 1905. Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped with nicks at top and tail. Corners and spine edges rubbed. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and prelims, tissue-guard to frontis is browned with a tear at lower edge.
Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front board. B/w photos. Top edge red. Ex-lib with usual stamps and bookplates. Spine faded, small split to base of spine. Text block browned.
The story of Hitler's first terrible defeat through first-hand witnesses and a powerful narrative. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780719569722. 3rd printing. Part of original price label stuck to front cover. Page edge browning.
Green cloth, gilt titles to spine. Portrait frontis of Dick plus numerous b/w engravings. Cr 8vo. 432pp plus index. Edges of boards lightly rubbed. Front pastedown marked where a bookplate once was. Some hinges pulled. Some scattered foxing to contents.
This is the first book to explore the sources in real life of all the Tintin adventures and it will delight Tintinologists everywhere. Large format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 205 pages. ISBN: 0719555221. Wrapper is edge-creased.
Whistler's art and life are brought together to recreate the extraordinary career of the man behind the myth. Dark red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 544 pages includes index. ISBN: 0719550270. Base of spine slightly bumped. Wrapper edges lightly rubbed and spine just very slightly sunned.
3rd edition, revised and expanded. Green cloth with red title label, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0719536448. Spotting along edge of rear cover. Wrapper is edge-creased with bottom corner of front flap cut off. Foxing to outer page edges.
The story of Hitler's first terrible defeat through first-hand witnesses and a powerful narrative. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780719569722. 3rd printing. Old price label to front cover.