from our shop in Folkestone or by post - details at foot of page
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,
printed in Argentina
1976 Design Council publication,
with cover design by Glyn Boyd-Harte,
(blindstamp on inner page)
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,
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
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
1st ed. signed by photographer,
c.128pp fully illus. hb. (no dustjacket)
Ronald Searle & Kaye Webb
Looking at London
fully illustrated, pb. in dj.
Scarce Richard Chopping
Heads Bodies & Legs
transformation book, pb.
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,
(inscription on front endpaper)
Interviews with Francis Bacon 1962-1979, New & Enlarged ed.
by David Sylvester,
fully illus. in b&w,
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.
(New Wave - sold)
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 )
Wonders of Animal Life
The Story of Louisa (scarce)
damage to cover
The Clothes We Wear
About a Motor Car
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
hb. fully illustrated colour and b&w,
£100 the set.
Glynn Boyd Harte
'Sardines a 'l'Huile' 1980s
scarce original c.1930 Dryad Press, 16pp booklet with 13 inserted patterns, English Smocks by Alice Armes,
Nicholson's Guide to the Waterways
for the North East
edited by paul atterbury and andrew darwin c. 1975
Design Council publications:
by Mary Schoeser 1984, £35
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
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,
london 1944. text by jb priestley, fully illustrated with colour photos by Percy G Hennell
The New Democracy
london 1945. many isotype charts
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
ist ed. 2003, c.46pp. with folding plates and illustrations by John Lawrence.
Battle of Bogside by Clive Limpkin,
scarce 1972 1st ed. pb.
fully illus. b&w photos,
architectural press 1946. henrion dustjacket
Blackpool illuminations at night souvenir postcards, unused,
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,
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
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..."
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.
folding map of waterways in France,
1st ed. 1950s,
original linen backing,
, rare 1st edition Almanac, numbered 142/ 250 copies,
, 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
stained 'washable' cover and some foxed pages,
scarce 1951 Festival of Britain
publication with embossed Festival medallion!
(click on link above to view more FOB items)
Designers In Britain 1940 - 1951
fully illustrated colour exhibition catalogue, c.39pp. fully illustrated in colour, pb.
historic family guide to National Insurance Scheme,
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.
The Sculpture of the Parthenon,
1st ed. 1959,
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
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,
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,
vintage1950s unused glamour model postcards
Marylin Monroe, Brigitte Bardot, Jayne Mansfield.
scarce 1978 catalogue of Paintings from the Festival of Britain produced by Sheffield City Art Galleries
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Guinness Festival clock 1951 postcard