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ROMANESQUE WALL PAINTINGS IN FRANCE
Written by Paul-Henri Michel; Joan Evans.
Stock no. 1819859
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The entire territory of France, where the art of wall painting was highly developed in mediaeval times, has been combined for this pictorial record of her mural treasures. Large format. Mottled blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and publisher's vignette to front. 30 pages of text plus 91 illustrations. Light browning to spine and board edges. Text block browned. Ex-lib rubber stamp to front pastedown. Scattered foxing present. Dustwrapper is browned and worn at top of spine.

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MAN WITH A BLUE SCARF: ON SITTING FOR A PORTRAIT BY LUCIAN FREUD
Written by Martin Gayford. Illustrated by Lucian Freud.
Stock no. 1819311
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The history of a portrait, seen from the sitter's point of view. Navy blue boards, gilt title to spine. Blue ribbon page marker. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780500238752. SIGNED by the author to title page (no dedication). Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners.

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FRANK AUERBACH: SPEAKING AND PAINTING
Written by Catherine Lampert. Illustrated by Frank Auerbach.
Stock no. 1819297
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

An intimate portrait of the life and work of one of Britain's greatest living painters and one of modern and contemporary art's clearest thinkers. Yellow boards, black title to spine, blind publisher's logo to front, yellow ribbon page marker. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780500239254. SIGNED by the author and artist to title page (no dedication).

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THE GREAT EXPLORERS
Written by Robin Hanbury-Tenison.
Stock no. 2132435
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. In a series of penetrating biographies, 40 of the greatest explorers are described here, their lives revealed and their motives and passions examined, putting their great feats in context. Photographs and illustrations. 304 pages includes index. ISBN: 9780500251690.

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BRITAIN AND THE WESTERN SEAWAYS
Written by E.G. Bowen; Glyn Daniel.
Stock no. 2131985
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ancient Peoples and Places Series. Edited by Daniel. B/w maps, diagrams and photographs. ISBN: 0500020760. Mottling to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with some edge-creasing.

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IN SEARCH OF A MASTERPIECE AN ART LOVER'S GUIDE TO GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND
Written by Christopher Lloyd.
Stock no. 2131431
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2011. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Maroon boards with gilt title to spine. With 273 colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780500238844.

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MAN WITH A BLUE SCARF: ON SITTING FOR A PORTRAIT BY LUCIAN FREUD
Written by Martin Gayford. Illustrated by Lucian Freud.
Stock no. 1817521
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The history of a portrait, seen from the sitter's point of view. Navy blue boards, gilt title to spine. Blue ribbon page marker. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780500238752. Slight shelf wear to top & tail of spine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.

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TIME
Written by Andy Goldsworthy; Terry Friedman. Illustrated by Andy Goldsworthy.
Stock no. 2130134
Published by Thames and Hudson. 2000. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Black boards, white title to spine. Colour photographs throughout. This book is structured around six locations where Goldsworthy has worked over recent years. ISBN: 0500510261. Contents are excellent. Wrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film and has some fading to spine.

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PHILIP HUGHES TRACKS WALKING THE ANCIENT LANDSCAPES OF BRITAIN
Written by Kay Syrad. Illustrated by Philip Hughes.
Stock no. 2130052
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red boards with black title to spine. With 148 colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780500516201. Wrapper has some edge-creasing, a few marks and browning to spine.

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INTAGLIO
Written by Robert Adam; Carol Robertson.
Stock no. 1817387
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The definitive how-to guide to Intaglio printmaking. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780500513439.

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PATTERNS IN THE LANDSCAPE THE NOTEBOOKS OF PHILIP HUGHES
Written by Philip Hughes; Glenn Murcutt. Illustrated by Philip Hughes.
Stock no. 2129418
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1998. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Orange covers with silver title to spine and vignette to front cover. Foreword by Murcutt. Pages from the artists' notebooks, his illustrations and handwritten notes. ISBN: 050009277X. Wrapper is faded to spine, with a few small ink marks.

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A HISTORY OF PICTURES FROM THE CAVE TO THE COMPUTER SCREEN
Written by David Hockney; Martin Gayford.
Stock no. 2128660
Published by Thames and Hudson. 2016. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards, blue title to spine. With 310 stunning illustrations. ISBN: 9780500239490. SIGNED by Martin Gayford 'To David' on title page.

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