Books for Sale

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scarce Centre Pompidou book,
containing 12 full page colour illustrations by Andre Raffray,
1st edition 1977
unusual hairy calf-skin bound volume of Jose Hernandez poetry, with many colour and monochrome illustrations by Tomas Ditaranto,
c.312pp. 1983, printed in Argentina £30
1976 Design Council publication,
with cover design by Glyn Boyd-Harte,
(blindstamp on inner page)
Randolph Caldecott book
limited edition book by Haslewood Press Dog of War
Randolph Caldecott paper cover picture book c.1880
Fritz Lang by Lotte Eisner,
1976 lst edition,
416pp. b&w illus.
Dog of War by John Taylor the' water poet' limited edition of 375, some pages still uncut,
Haslewood books 1927,
Sam Haskins photographs
David Hicks first edition
England by Laurence Meynell published by Associated British & Irish Railways 1939c.32pp fully illustrated with sepia photogravures, and tipped in map of England with rlwy routes.
large format 1972 photoposter book with c.30 full page images by Sam Haskins
(many featuring large surreal apples!)
classic David Hicks decorator's bible,
first edtion, 152pp. b&w and colour photos of modern bathrooms, 1970
book soldiers verse
John Piper poetry book
scarce 1st edition 1945 with original lithographs by William Scott, in scarce original dustjacket,
scarce 1945 1st edition 2nd impression English Scottish & Welsh Landscape poetry with full page lithographs by John Piper, in original dustjacket.
scarce 1st edition 1945 with original lithographs by Michael Ayrton, in scarce original dustjacket,
Heads & Tales,The Film Portraits of
Cornel Lucas,
1st ed. signed by photographer,
c.128pp fully illus. hb. (no dustjacket)
scarce 1st ed. 1946 with original lithographs by Edward Bawden,
in original dustjacket
Scarce Richard Chopping
Heads Bodies & Legs
transformation book, pb.
Nine Sharp and Earlier by Herbert Farjeon
Denton Welch journals
scarce Illustrated novel by Betty Swanwick, 1957
lst edition Nine Sharp and Earlier 1938witty topical verses by Herbert Farjeon with line drawings throughout by Anna Zinkeisen
(see BEARD poem!)
Denton Welch by Michael de-la-Noy,
lst ed. 1984, signed and inscribed by author,
Denton Welch Journals,
intro. by Jocelyn Brooke,
1973 ed.
(inscription on front endpaper)
Interviews with Francis Bacon 1962-1979, New & Enlarged ed.
by David Sylvester,
pb. fully illus. in b&w,
Banner Bright by john gorman 1st edition hb with dustjacket, 1973
Cinema One series in association with BFI
1st ed. pb. 1960s-1972, c.192pp. b&w illus.
£20 each
(only Orson Welles still available)
David Hockneys Grimms Fairy Tales
Dada reprint
scarce little 1st edition of David Hockney's Six Fairy Tales, 1970, with 39 etching illustrations,
1947 Pottery & Glass in Things we See, illustrated pb. with slightly worn dustjacket.
scarce 1970s Mecano (DADA) reprint of original 1920s, folder with inserts,
a selection of scarce 1940s picture puffin books - quality litho colour printing
scarce title in series
scarce fourth title in the series,
scarce title in series
Living Pictures ( cinema )

picture puffin book ponies
Picture puffin animal life
Our Ponies
Wonders of Animal Life
Picture Puffin Plant Life
picture puffin
picture puffin clothes
Plant Life
The Story of Louisa (scarce)
damage to cover
The Clothes We Wear
About a Motor Car
Famous Ships
scarce 1st ed. hb. and dj.
The Missing of the Somme by Geoff Dyer,

ist ed. Constance Spry
2 vol. set with original author's bookplate ( design Isabel Saul )
signed and dated Dec.1951,
Winter & Spring Flowers
Summer & Autumn Flowers
(no dustjackets),
hb. fully illustrated colour and b&w,
£100 the set.
scarce Bantam Picture Book
Dame Wiggins of Lee,
pb. fully illustrated colour lithography ,
scarce original c.1930 Dryad Press, 16pp booklet with 13 inserted patterns, English Smocks by Alice Armes,
nicholsons guide to waterways
marianne straub
Gordon Russell

Nicholson's Guide to the Waterways
for the North East
edited by paul atterbury and andrew darwin c. 1975
Design Council publications:
Marianne Straub
by Mary Schoeser 1984, £35
Gordon Russell
by Ken Baynes 1981 sold
1971 Tate Gallery publication on Eduardo Paolozzi, retrospective,
complete with scarce original boot bookmark,
hb. pp. 30 - 105 designed by Paolozzi
b&w illustrations throughout 112 pp
Tea and a slice of Art - Lyons lithographs
1953 Daily Mail Book of House Plans,

64 jampacked pages, many fascinating ads too,
Lyons Lithographs 1946 - 1955,
fully illustrated paperback with d-j
2007 first edition
scarce 1956 Kynoch Press notebook,
with 12 full page b&w line drawings by Ian Ribbons and vignettes,
JB Priestley British Women Go To War
New Democracy Work for All
New Democracy Women and Work
london 1944. text by jb priestley, fully illustrated with colour photos by Percy G Hennell
The New Democracy
london 1945. many isotype charts £45 each
Rietveld House Quadrat book
quadrat edited by Pieter Brattinga (prof of art NY) 1953 -1970 experiments in printing limited editions of 2000 produced for Steendrukkerij different examples £35 each
Philip Pullman
Lyra's Oxford,
ist ed. 2003, c.46pp. with folding plates and illustrations by John Lawrence.
architectural press Exeter volume 1946
Blackpool illuminations at night photo postcards
Battle of Bogside by Clive Limpkin,
scarce 1972 1st ed. pb.
fully illus. b&w photos,
exeter architectural press 1946. henrion dustjacket
Blackpool illuminations at night souvenir postcards, unused,
£2.50 each
Coventry Cathedral souvnir 1956
1956 souvenir booklet published by Royal College of Art
Excursions into Architecture -
The Picture Palace, hb with dj, 1969
Excursions into Architecture -
Canals & their Architecture, hb with dj, 1969,

John Piper Ceramics
scarce 1938 Guide to Finland
292pp., c.9 + 5 folding maps + l inserted in pocket,
1934 GWR guide book with Kauffer cover,
John Piper ceramics,
1982 exhibition catalogue, pb.
c.20pp b&w photos
Life Blood WW2 book
Pudney book of poems
scarce Ministry of Information booklet 1945
papercover booklet dated 1946,
with striking cover by Abram Games,
(torn piece in interior page)
2nd world war RAF poet John Pudney "better by far for Johnny the bright star..." 1943

centenary booklet,
The House of Maple, c.28pp.
bound in padded leather, neat inscription, and with signed compliments from the president on boardroom notepaper!
Raymond Loewy Locomotive, 1st ed.
fully illustrated with b&w photos.
1944 inscription.
£ 95

folding map of waterways in France,
1st ed. 1950s,
original linen backing,
Stanley Spencer rare almanac 1st edition
Stanley Spencer, rare 1st edition Almanac, numbered 142/ 250 copies,
1927 , superb condition,
many pages still uncut, so images are hidden!
Say Goodbye: you may never see them again,
c. 1975, pb.
with paintings of East End of London and text by Arnold Wesker,
Good Food on The Aga,
including notes on bottling, jam making etc.
by Ambrose Heath,
with illustrations by Edward Bawden,
ist ed./2nd impression , 1933,
stained 'washable' cover and some foxed pages,
Festival of Britain
scarce 1951 Festival of Britain publication with embossed Festival medallion!
(click on link above to view more FOB items)
2001 Reconstruction
Designers In Britain 1940 - 1951
fully illustrated colour exhibition catalogue, c.39pp. fully illustrated in colour, pb.
historic family guide to National Insurance Scheme,
July 1948
Elizabeth David Country Cookery book with John Minton illustrations
Good Potato Dishes by Ambrose Heath
Good Sweets by Ambrose Heath,
with linocut cover design by Bawden,
1st edition, with dustjacket,
French Country Cooking by Elizabeth David illustrations by John Minton
lst edition 7th impression 1956 (minus dustjacket)
Good Potato Dishes by Ambrose Heath (rare dustjacket, linocut illust. Edward Bawden) 1943 2nd imp.
Raymond Peynet,
Lovers' Weekend Book
hb. ist ed. 1959
screenprint original from limited edition Trickett & Webb calendar
(this is Peter Blake)
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King Penguin Parthenon

The Sculpture of the Parthenon,
1st ed. 1959,
Norman Hartnoll's
fascinating autobiography,
fully illustrated,
c.141pp. & c.28 illus.
first edition, 1955
classic Robert Carrier sets of cookery cards,
1.England 2. France
containing 20 typical recipes,
1st edition 1968,
£5 each set
vintage greetings card
Pelham Puppet membership leaflet
surreal vintage 1950s birthday card and envelope
scarce 1950s Pelham Puppet PelPub membership form
Early 1950s picture booklet of Princess Elizabeth (soon to be queen) c.32pp.b&w photos
1953 Coronation souvenir book (pb)
full of wonderful period advertising,
GDR childrens book
10pp colour photo on board childrens book from East Germany c.1970's
Records and Champions
an Eagle book, 1959,
c.96 jam packed with b&w photos and facts!,
Snapping Turtle's All Wrong Day,
by Peggy Parish,
illustrated by John Johnson,
1st US edition 1970, hb,
vintage postcard marilyn monroevintage postcard Brigitte Bardot
vintage postcard Jayne Mansfield
Paintings from the Festival of Britain catalogue SheffieldFestival of Britain Guinness clock postcard
vintage1950s unused glamour model postcards
£5 each
Marylin Monroe, Brigitte Bardot, Jayne Mansfield.
scarce 1978 catalogue of Paintings from the Festival of Britain produced by Sheffield City Art Galleries
Guinness Festival clock 1951 postcard
Contemporary British Artists,
fully illus. c.200 photo portraits by Walia, intro. Norbert Lynton,
1st ed. hb.with dj. 1979
musical sheet music
folk sheet music
classic 1943
original sheet music William Walton's Facade,
cover signed with initials, GS ,
classic musical 1965 ,
original sheet music
classic folk1970
original sheet music
marvellous illustrated cover for7pp sheet music by Herbert Jordan, entititled Spooks on Holiday, dated 1936,
complete set of 12
miniature poster
advertising cards produced by Mac Fisheries, each with information relating to the well known fishmongers on reverse of each card
sindy doll knitting pattern sindy doll knitting pattern

1960s Sindy doll knitting patterns
£4 each
1970s Elizabeth David classic
Mediterranean Food,
John Minton illus.
Taunton postcards with painterly inspired views after Lorna Doone
£1 each

cookery classics -
Radiation Cookery Book 1955, £5,
Mrs Beeton's shilling cookery book, 1909nd, £10,
Elizabeth Craig Cookery Illus. and Household Management, 1936,
scarce 1940s Swiss anthropomorphic cat postcards,
£7.50 each (8 different designs)
1950s road safety child's printed cotton hankie,

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