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SUNBIRDS
Written by Robert A. Cheke; Clive F. Mann. Illustrated by Richard Allen.
Stock no. 2136046
Published by Yale University Press. 1st USA 2001. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A guide to the sunbirds, flowerpeckers, spiderhunters and sugarbirds of the world. A total of 176 species described and illustrated. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations and b/w maps. ISBN: 0300089406. Light edge-creasing to wrapper.

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THE VOICES OF MOREBATH: REFORMATION AND REBELLION IN AN ENGLISH VILLAGE
Written by Eamon Duffy.
Stock no. 2135931
Published by Yale University Press. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0300091850. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.

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A BITTER TRUTH AVANT-GARDE ART AND THE GREAT WAR
Written by Richard Cork.
Stock no. 2135727
Published by Yale University Press. Circa 1994. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w photos. Showing how avan-garde artists challenged the propagandist views by production art reflecting the degradation of the trenches. ISBN: 0300057040. Some fading along cover edges. Page edge browning. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of closed tears and some browning.

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TOWER BLOCK
Written by Miles Glendinning; Stefan Muthesius.
Stock no. 1822351
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Modern Public Housing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and a few colour. ISBN: 0300054440. Text block slightly grubby and minor foxing to top edge. Light pencil erasure mark to free front endpaper. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel, tiny closed tear to top of spine (no loss).

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JACOPO SANSOVINO: ARCHITECTURE AND PATRONAGE IN RENAISSANCE VENICE
Written by Deborah Howard.
Stock no. 1822227
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Jacopo Sansovino was one of the major artists forced to flee the sack of Rome in 1527. This book represents an attempt to fill in the historical background to his remarkably varied range of architectural commissions and to allow a more perceptive assessment of his achievement. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0300018916. Light rubbing to top & tail of spine, light scuffing to rear board. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Text block browned with foxing to top edge. Front endpaper a little creased and grubby. Otherwise contents clean. Green dustwrapper is heavily faded to spine with small closed tear to top front edge.

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PAINTING IN RENAISSANCE VENICE
Written by Peter Humfrey.
Stock no. 1822206
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 1995. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive account of painting in Venice from Bellini to Titian to Tintoretto. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0300062478. Possibly SIGNED by author with gift inscription (signed as Peter). Edges of boards rubbed. Large bookplate to front pastedown. ~Tiny tear across lower edge of gutter of front endpapers. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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GEORGIAN LONDON
Written by John Summerson.
Stock no. 1822093
Published by Yale University Press. 1st thus 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A preceptive and highly readable account of a major building period in the history of London. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 0300089872. One small 'dint' to both the lower edge of front and rear board. Rear board also has a few light stains to edge. Light fading to board edges and spine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners, a little scuffed to rear panel, and was originally folded vertically on front flap too soon i.e. vertical crease to front panel.

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NOTTINGHAM (PEVSNER ARCHITECTURAL GUIDES)
Written by Elain Harwood.
Stock no. 2132631
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 2008. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780300126662. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner on half-title page. Some creasing to edge of front cover and corners. Contents are excellent.

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THE BALTIC REVOLUTION ESTONIA, LATVIA, LITHUANIA AND THE PATH TO INDEPENDENCE
Written by Anatol Lieven.
Stock no. 2132123
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 1993. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0300055528. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased with sticky mark to rear panel, where original price sticker has been removed.

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THE REVENGE OF THOMAS EAKINS
Written by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick.
Stock no. 2127465
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 2006. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Thomas Eakins was misunderstood in life, his brilliant work earned little acclaim, and hidden demons tortured and drove him. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780300108552. Light bumping at base of spine.

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CLAUDE MONET: LIFE AND ART
Written by Paul Hayes Tucker. Illustrated by Claude Monet.
Stock no. 1815082
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 1995. Very good condition.

Striking new perspectives based on a close examination of individual paintings, Monet's biography, and the multiple forces that shaped his aesthetic. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. ix and 250 pages including index. ISBN: 0300062982. Light browning to covers and page edges.

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BETWEEN THE ANCIENTS AND THE MODERNS: BAROQUE CULTURE IN RESTORATION ENGLAND
Written by Joseph M. Levine.
Stock no. 1814566
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The quarrel between the ancients and the moderns was an old dispute when it was resumed with special ferocity in the later seventeenth century as writers and artists, their friend and patrons, debated how far to risk the freedom to innovate. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0300079141.

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