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Renaissance Ornament: From The 15th To The 17th Century
1 Renaissance Ornament: From The 15th To The 17th Century
Wordsworth Editions 1991 ISBN 1853269565 / 9781853269561 1st Hardback Very Good Very Good 
"First edition hardback in The Cambridge Library of Ornamental Art series, 1991, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj slightly worn to edges. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photographs available." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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2 "Guy Nevill, with an introduction by Brough Scott" "Pastimes, Pleasures And Puruits: A Survey Of British Sporting Life"
P & D Colnaghi & Co. Ltd and Guy Nevill Pictures 1986 Paperback Very Good 
"Paperback exhibition catalogue, 1986, in overall very good used condition with only slight signs of handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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"Memoirs of the Colombo Museum: Series A. No. 1 Bronzes From Ceylon, Chiefly In The Colombo Museum", "Ananda K. Coomaraswamy, edited by Joseph Pearson"
3 "Ananda K. Coomaraswamy, edited by Joseph Pearson" "Memoirs of the Colombo Museum: Series A. No. 1 Bronzes From Ceylon, Chiefly In The Colombo Museum"
Ceylon The Colombo Museum 1978 Hardback Good No Jacket 
"Hardback facsimile reprint of the 1914 original with 28 b/w plates, published 1978, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - tan cloth boards are soiled and worn to edges and corners. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; light toning but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 44.95 GBP
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The Symbolists, "Philippe Jullian, translated by Mary Anne Stevens"
4 "Philippe Jullian, translated by Mary Anne Stevens" The Symbolists
Phaidon Press Limited 1977 ISBN 0714817392 / 9780714817392 Paperback Very Good 
"Paperback reprint, 1977, in overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - covers lightly rubbed to edges and corners but remain glossy, spine uncreased. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and copious illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 24.95 GBP
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5 Augustus John "August John: An Exhibition Of Paintings, Drawing And Prints. Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield"
Sheffield Graves Art Gallery 1956 Paperback Good 
"Paperback exhibition catalogue, 1956, in overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - card covers slightly rubbed and darkened. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and b&w illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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Happy As A Sand-Boy: Early Railway Posters, Beverley Cole and Richard Durack
6 Beverley Cole and Richard Durack Happy As A Sand-Boy: Early Railway Posters
HMSO 1990 ISBN 0112904882 / 9780112904885 Paperback Very Good 
"First paperback edition, 1990, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine condition with only slight signs of handling and storage. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 12.95 GBP
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A Thousand Years Of Stained Glass, Catherine Brisac
7 Catherine Brisac A Thousand Years Of Stained Glass
Macdonald 1986 ISBN 0356124207 / 9780356124209 Hardback Very Good Very Good Yukichi Watabe (photography) 
"First large format (345cm x 315cm) UK edition hardback, 1986, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears very little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. THis book weighs nearly 2kg. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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How To Study Old Masters, Charles H. Caffin
8 Charles H. Caffin How To Study Old Masters
Hodder and Stoughton 1914 1st Hardback Good No Jacket 
"First edition hardback, 1914, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with some minor signs of handling and storage - original red cloth boards, with gilt titles to spine and front board, are rubbed to edges and slightly marked, spine lightly tanned and embossed gilt titles to front board beginning to lose their gilding. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations - brief gift inscription to ffep dated 1915; slight foxing to several pages and a little toning to page-ends but text and plates generally bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 21.95 GBP
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Italian Baroque Painting, Ellis Waterhouse
9 Ellis Waterhouse Italian Baroque Painting
Phaidon Press 1962 Hardback Good No Jacket 
"First edition hardback with 200 illustrations, 1962, with no jacket. In overall good used condition with the usual minor signs of having been read and handled. Grey cloth boards, with titles to spine and front board, are tanned to edges and spine, a couple of marks and corners a little rubbed. Binding tight and square, no annotations or inscriptions - previous owner's stamp (very faint) to front paste-down and reverse of title page. Page edges a touch tanned but text and profuse plates (mostly b&w) are clean and clear throughout. A good, useable copy for study and reference. " 
Price: 12.95 GBP
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Rijksmuseum. An Illustrated Guide to the Principal Works of Art, F. Schmidt-Degener
10 F. Schmidt-Degener Rijksmuseum. An Illustrated Guide to the Principal Works of Art
Rijksmuseum 1929 Paperback Very Good 
"First English edition paperback, 1929. In overall very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - grey covers, with gold titles to front, are in very good condition with only slight wear to edges and corners. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. In remarkably good condition, it still retains its fold-out floorplan. " 
Price: 19.95 GBP
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The Flower Game, Fleur Cowles
11 Fleur Cowles The Flower Game
Collins 1983 ISBN 0002166259 / 9780002166256 Hardback Very Good Very Good 
"First edition hardback, 1983, with price-clipped jacket. In overall very good condition - dj a little rubbed to edges. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, text, illustrations and wonderful colour plates of paintings by the author crisp and clean throughout." 
Price: 12.95 GBP
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Modern Art and Modernism. A Critical Anthology, Francis Frascina and Charles Harrison
12 Francis Frascina and Charles Harrison Modern Art and Modernism. A Critical Anthology
Harper & Row/Open University 1983 63182335 Paperback Very Good 
"Reprinted paperback, 1983. In overall very good condition with minor signs of handling and storage. White covers with black titles are slightly tanned to edges and spine tanned. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, page edges tanned but text clean and clear throughout. " 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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Painting, Distempering and Paperhanging For Amateurs, K. Robson
13 K. Robson Painting, Distempering and Paperhanging For Amateurs
W. Foulsham and Co. Hardback Good Fair 
Undated hardback edition in the Foulsham Do It Yourself series, with unclipped jacket. In overall good used condition - the dj is fragile with loss at spine head and front lower edge, several chips and long closed tear to front; original brown cloth boards slightly marked to rear but overall crisp and clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - name to front pastedown; tanning to page-ends but text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available. 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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"Modern Painters Winter 1996 (Volume 9, Number 4): Joasper Johns and Ellsworth Kelly", Karen Wright (editor)
14 Karen Wright (editor) "Modern Painters Winter 1996 (Volume 9, Number 4): Joasper Johns and Ellsworth Kelly"
Fine Art Journals Ltd 1996 Paperback Very Good 
"Paperback edition, 1996, in overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - a couple of faint scratches to front cover. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text, advertisements and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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Metal Jewelry Techniques, Marcia Chamberlain
15 Marcia Chamberlain Metal Jewelry Techniques
New York Watson-Gupthill Publications 1976 ISBN 0273001264 / 9780273001263 1st Hardback Very Good Good 
"First edition hardback, 1976, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition in a good dj with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj faded to spine and rubbed to edges with several small nicks and chips. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 19.95 GBP
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The Child In Art, Margaret Boyd Carpenter
16 Margaret Boyd Carpenter The Child In Art
Methuen 1907 Hardback Good No Jacket 
"Second edition hardback, 1907, with no jacket. In overall good to very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - original blue cloth boards, with bright gilt titles to spine and front and gilt illustration to spine, are rubbed to edges and corners, corners slightly rounded. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; some tanning and a few age-spots to page-ends and prelims but text and illustrations are bright and clear throughout. Frontispiece b&w reproduction of 'The Age of Innocence' by Reynolds retains its tissue-paper guard. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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Early Flemish Painting, Margaret Whinney
17 Margaret Whinney Early Flemish Painting
Faber and Faber 1968 ISBN 0571084915 / 9780571084913 1st Hardback Very Good Very Good 
First edition hardback, 1968, with unclipped jacket. ExDenbighshire County Library book, only a couple of the usual stamps and marks. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges red cloth boards generally clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight; no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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The Gutenberg Galaxy: The making of typographic man, Marshall McLuhan
18 Marshall McLuhan The Gutenberg Galaxy: The making of typographic man
Routledge and Kegan Paul 1971 ISBN0710046731 / 9780710046734 Paperback Very Good 
"Paperback reprint, 1971, in overall very good condition with only slight signs of handling and storage - covers lightly tanned to white areas. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 19.95 GBP
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A Chronological History Of The Old English Landscape Painters (In Oil) From The XVIth Century to the XIXth Century (Describing More Than 500 Painters). 2 Volume Set, Maurice Harold Grant
19 Maurice Harold Grant A Chronological History Of The Old English Landscape Painters (In Oil) From The XVIth Century to the XIXth Century (Describing More Than 500 Painters). 2 Volume Set
The Author 1926 1st Hardback Good 
"First edition two volume hardback set, c.1926, with no jackets as issued. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - original green buckram boards, with gilt titles to spine and front panel, generally rubbed with wear to corners. Internally clean. Bindings tight and appear little read; no annotations or inscriptions - both volumes have several plates from 'The Connoisseur' and other publications tipped-in to the front endpapers; toning to page-ends but text and some 585 illustrations bright and clear throughout. This set is both large (260mm x 380mm) and heavy (5kg). Not old library books. " 
Price: 124.95 GBP
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The Phaidon Companion To Art And Artists Of The British Isles, Michael Jacobs and Malcolm Warner
20 Michael Jacobs and Malcolm Warner The Phaidon Companion To Art And Artists Of The British Isles
Phaidon 1980 ISBN 0714819328 / 9780714819327 1st Hardback Very Good Very Good 
"First edition hardback, 1980, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine used condition with slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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