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THE PAPER DOLL'S HOUSE OF MISS SARAH ELIZABETH BIRDSALL OTIS, AGED TWELVE
Written by Eric Boman.
Stock no. 1822329
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2014. Slightly better than very good condition.

In 1884 the remarkable Miss Birdie Otis, aged twelve, made an extraordinary paper doll's house in the form of a book. This book replicates that and is presented with press-out dolls and costumes as per the original collection and showcases an astonishingly daring, innate artistry, and is guaranteed to appeal to adults and children alike. Large format. Matt pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. 6 press-out cards presented in back pocket. ISBN: 9780500650417. Rear board slightly grubby, small tear to lower edge of rear board. Contents fine.

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BRAMANTE
Written by Arnaldo Bruschi.
Stock no. 1822156
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Essential reading for those concerned with Bramante or the Renaissance as a whole. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and publisher's vignette to front. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 050034065X. A few light scuffs to boards, light rubbing to top & tail of spine. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Text block browned else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is scored with slight surace paper loss to rear panel.

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THE WHITE GOBLIN
Written by Ul De Rico. Illustrated by Ul De Rico.
Stock no. 1321009
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1996. Very good condition.

10 x 12". Pictorial cover book . Color illustrated endpapers. The White Goblin persuades the colourless Cave Goblins to venture out of their safe homes and follow him into the world where they can enjoy and feed themselves on all the colours of nature. ISBN: 0500017247. Spine and corners very slightly bumped and rubbed. Pale page edge browning. Contents clean.

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ROMAN BRITAIN: A NEW HISTORY
Written by Guy De La Bedoyere.
Stock no. 1821251
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An illuminating new account of Britain as a Roman province. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9780500051405. Dustwrapper spine slightly faded.

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HOKUSAI: BEYOND THE GREAT WAVE
Written by Timothy Clark. Illustrated by Katsushika Hokusai.
Stock no. 1820344
Published by Thames and Hudson; British Museum. 2017. Fine condition.

This publication accompanies the exhibition 'Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave' 2017. Draws on the finest collections of the artist's work from Japan and around the world. Large format. Covers depict Hokusai's 'Under the wave off Kanagawa' detail in blue and grey. Colour illustrations throughout. 352 pages including index. ISBN: 9780500094068. Reprint. Wrap-around band with title still present.

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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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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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WHEN WE WERE YOUNG
Written by William Feaver.
Stock no. 2128535
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition.

Two Centuries of Children's Book Illustration. Large format. Yellow pictorial card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0500270759. Contents are excellent. Light fading to spine.

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ROMANTIC MODERNS
Written by Alexandra Harris. Illustrated by Edward Bawden; E. Mcknight Kauffer; et al..
Stock no. 2127856
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st USA 2010. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

English Writers, Artists and the Imagination from Virginia Woolf to John Piper. Maroon cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780500251713. A few grubby marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased.

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