Books for Sale

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
£72
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)
£28
Randolph Caldecott book
limited edition book by Haslewood Press Dog of War
Randolph Caldecott paper cover picture book c.1880
£45
Fritz Lang by Lotte Eisner,
1976 lst edition,
416pp. b&w illus.
£25
Dog of War by John Taylor the' water poet' limited edition of 375, some pages still uncut,
Haslewood books 1927,
£65
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.
£20
large format 1972 photoposter book with c.30 full page images by Sam Haskins
(many featuring large surreal apples!)
£140
classic David Hicks decorator's bible,
first edtion, 152pp. b&w and colour photos of modern bathrooms, 1970
£60
book soldiers verse
John Piper poetry book
scarce 1st edition 1945 with original lithographs by William Scott, in scarce original dustjacket,
£155
scarce 1945 1st edition 2nd impression English Scottish & Welsh Landscape poetry with full page lithographs by John Piper, in original dustjacket.
£125
scarce 1st edition 1945 with original lithographs by Michael Ayrton, in scarce original dustjacket,
£120
Heads & Tales,The Film Portraits of
Cornel Lucas,
1st ed. signed by photographer,
c.128pp fully illus. hb. (no dustjacket)
£55
scarce 1st ed. 1946 with original lithographs by Edward Bawden,
in original dustjacket
£125
Scarce Richard Chopping
Heads Bodies & Legs
transformation book, pb.
1951
£145
Nine Sharp and Earlier by Herbert Farjeon
Denton Welch journals
scarce Illustrated novel by Betty Swanwick, 1957
£55
lst edition Nine Sharp and Earlier 1938witty topical verses by Herbert Farjeon with line drawings throughout by Anna Zinkeisen
(see BEARD poem!)
£30
Denton Welch by Michael de-la-Noy,
lst ed. 1984, signed and inscribed by author,
£25
Denton Welch Journals,
intro. by Jocelyn Brooke,
1973 ed.
(inscription on front endpaper)
£20
Interviews with Francis Bacon 1962-1979, New & Enlarged ed.
by David Sylvester,
pb. fully illus. in b&w,
£10
Banner Bright by john gorman 1st edition hb with dustjacket, 1973
£35
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,
£95
1947 Pottery & Glass in Things we See, illustrated pb. with slightly worn dustjacket.
£10
scarce 1970s Mecano (DADA) reprint of original 1920s, folder with inserts,
£55
a selection of scarce 1940s picture puffin books - quality litho colour printing
scarce title in series
1954
£20
scarce fourth title in the series,
1945
£30
scarce title in series
Living Pictures ( cinema )
£20

picture puffin book ponies
Picture puffin animal life
Our Ponies
£10
Wonders of Animal Life
£15
Swimming
£10
Picture Puffin Plant Life
picture puffin
picture puffin clothes
Plant Life
£10
The Story of Louisa (scarce)
damage to cover
£10
The Clothes We Wear
£15
About a Motor Car
£10
Famous Ships
£10
scarce 1st ed. hb. and dj.
The Missing of the Somme by Geoff Dyer,
c.158pp.
1994


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,
c.1940s,
pb. fully illustrated colour lithography ,
£40
scarce original c.1930 Dryad Press, 16pp booklet with 13 inserted patterns, English Smocks by Alice Armes,
£45
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
£7
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
£60
Tea and a slice of Art - Lyons lithographs
1953 Daily Mail Book of House Plans,

64 jampacked pages, many fascinating ads too,
£25
Lyons Lithographs 1946 - 1955,
fully illustrated paperback with d-j
2007 first edition
£75
scarce 1956 Kynoch Press notebook,
with 12 full page b&w line drawings by Ian Ribbons and vignettes,
£40
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
£50
The New Democracy
london 1945. many isotype charts £45 each
quadrat
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.
£10
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,
£60
exeter architectural press 1946. henrion dustjacket
£30
Blackpool illuminations at night souvenir postcards, unused,
£2.50 each
Coventry Cathedral souvnir 1956
1956 souvenir booklet published by Royal College of Art
£5
Excursions into Architecture -
The Picture Palace, hb with dj, 1969
£30
Excursions into Architecture -
Canals & their Architecture, hb with dj, 1969,
£45

John Piper Ceramics
scarce 1938 Guide to Finland
292pp., c.9 + 5 folding maps + l inserted in pocket,
£45
1934 GWR guide book with Kauffer cover,
£25
John Piper ceramics,
1982 exhibition catalogue, pb.
c.20pp b&w photos
£6
Life Blood WW2 book
Pudney book of poems
scarce Ministry of Information booklet 1945
£18
papercover booklet dated 1946,
with striking cover by Abram Games,
£10
(torn piece in interior page)
2nd world war RAF poet John Pudney "better by far for Johnny the bright star..." 1943
£30

centenary booklet,
The House of Maple, c.28pp.
bound in padded leather, neat inscription, and with signed compliments from the president on boardroom notepaper!
1964
£25
Raymond Loewy Locomotive, 1st ed.
1937,
fully illustrated with b&w photos.
1944 inscription.
£ 95

folding map of waterways in France,
1st ed. 1950s,
original linen backing,
£20
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!
£850
Say Goodbye: you may never see them again,
c. 1975, pb.
with paintings of East End of London and text by Arnold Wesker,
£15
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,
£125
Festival of Britain
scarce 1951 Festival of Britain publication with embossed Festival medallion!
£15
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2001 Reconstruction
Designers In Britain 1940 - 1951
fully illustrated colour exhibition catalogue, c.39pp. fully illustrated in colour, pb.
£5
historic family guide to National Insurance Scheme,
31pp.
July 1948
£4
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,
£75
French Country Cooking by Elizabeth David illustrations by John Minton
lst edition 7th impression 1956 (minus dustjacket)
£25
Good Potato Dishes by Ambrose Heath (rare dustjacket, linocut illust. Edward Bawden) 1943 2nd imp.
£75
Raymond Peynet,
Lovers' Weekend Book
hb. ist ed. 1959
£15
screenprint original from limited edition Trickett & Webb calendar
(this is Peter Blake)
please click here for more info
King Penguin Parthenon

The Sculpture of the Parthenon,
1st ed. 1959,
£45
Norman Hartnoll's
fascinating autobiography,
fully illustrated,
c.141pp. & c.28 illus.
first edition, 1955
£28
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
£2
scarce 1950s Pelham Puppet PelPub membership form
£4
Early 1950s picture booklet of Princess Elizabeth (soon to be queen) c.32pp.b&w photos
£5
1953 Coronation souvenir book (pb)
full of wonderful period advertising,
c.177pp.
£30
GDR childrens book
10pp colour photo on board childrens book from East Germany c.1970's
£4
Records and Champions
an Eagle book, 1959,
c.96 jam packed with b&w photos and facts!,
£10
Snapping Turtle's All Wrong Day,
by Peggy Parish,
illustrated by John Johnson,
1st US edition 1970, hb,
£6
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
£50
PLEASE ALSO VIEW OUR FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN PAGE ON
http://www.rennart.co.uk/festival.html
Guinness Festival clock 1951 postcard
£4
Contemporary British Artists,
fully illus. c.200 photo portraits by Walia, intro. Norbert Lynton,
1st ed. hb.with dj. 1979
£10
musical sheet music
folk sheet music
classic 1943
original sheet music William Walton's Facade,
cover signed with initials, GS ,
£9
classic musical 1965 ,
original sheet music
£1
classic folk1970
original sheet music
£1
marvellous illustrated cover for7pp sheet music by Herbert Jordan, entititled Spooks on Holiday, dated 1936,
£20
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
c.1925,
£20
sindy doll knitting pattern sindy doll knitting pattern

1960s Sindy doll knitting patterns
£4 each
1970s Elizabeth David classic
Mediterranean Food,
John Minton illus.
£8
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,
£5
scarce 1940s Swiss anthropomorphic cat postcards,
£7.50 each (8 different designs)
1950s road safety child's printed cotton hankie,
£15

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