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David Hicks first edition
classic David Hicks decorator's bible,
first edtion, 152pp. b&w and colour photos of modern bathrooms, 1970
1976 Design Council publication,
with cover design by Glyn Boyd-Harte,
(blindstamp on inner page)
1946 ist edition
Adventures of Billy Bee by Margaret Carter,
4 full page colour plates, and b&w illus.
Randolph Caldecott book
limited edition book by Haslewood Press Dog of War
Randolph Caldecott paper cover picture book c.1880
Anima Animus Animation:
Between film and free expression,
fully illus. hb. in dj.
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.
Hoshino Yukinobu
Professor Munakata's British Museum Adventure,
classic Babar at Home
1976 re-ed, hb. fully illus.
book soldiers verse
John Piper poetry book
Picture puffin animal life
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.
Wonders of Animal Life
Stanley Spencer rare almanac 1st edition
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
Stanley Spencer, rare 1st edition Almanac, numbered 142/ 250 copies,
1927 , superb condition,
many pages still uncut, so images are hidden!

Denton Welch journals
Karl Gerstner
Designing Programmes,
card with paper wrappers,
Niggli Switzerland 1964
Die Neue Graphik
by Karl Gerstner & Markus Kutter,
hb. in original slipcase
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)
Classic Plastics,
1st edition hb.with dj.,160pp fully illus.
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,
Otto Lilien
History of Industrial Gravure Printing up to 1920,
hb. illus. 156pp, 1st english ed.
scarce 1970s Mecano (DADA) reprint of original 1920s, folder with inserts,

Soldan Types - Ludwig & Mayer c.1930s
£35 for the two vols.
sample box, c.1950s
Tate & Lyle sugar packaging,
containing sample sugar too!
Mllner Gray design?
1951,1953,1954,1955,1959, 1977/8
£20 each

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 1956 Kynoch Press notebook,
with 12 full page b&w line drawings by Ian Ribbons and vignettes,
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
Modern Design in Metal
by Richard Stewart,
hb. 1979,
Lyons Lithographs 1946 - 1955,
fully illustrated paperback with d-j
2007 first edition
published by Deutches Filmmuseum Frankfurt, 1984,
pb. german text, c.231pp. fully illus. col. and b&w

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 £25 each
It's Made Like This Roads
by Norman Wymer, 1964
(stains to cover and some wear to dj)
c.64pp with 24pp b&w photos
1959 first UK ed. Richard Avedon/Truman Capote/ Brodovitch,
hb. full page photos, c.152pp. in original slipcase
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

The Dinosaur Shufflebook,
'This is an anything book. Put the cards in any order you want. Make anything happen...Anyway you tell it will be just fine', 52 cards
c.18cms. x 12cms.
scarce 1980 Museum of Modern Art NY publication.
Excursions into Architecture -
Canals & their Architecture, hb with dj, 1969,
Excursions into Architecture -
The Picture Palace, hb with dj, 1969
wonderful neon colour litho Californian printing, 1969,
c.68pp. hb. dj. worn
£30 each

John Piper Ceramics
Eloise in Paris by Kay Thompson,
beautifully illustrated throughout by
Hilary Knight.
1958 1st English edition.
(small ink inscription on front endpaper)hb. and dj.
Sarah and Simon and No Red Paint,
1st ed. hb. 1965
illus. Edward Ardizzone
John Piper ceramics,
1982 exhibition catalogue, pb.
c.20pp b&w photos
Life Blood WW2 book
scarce Ministry of Information booklet 1945
papercover booklet dated 1946,
with striking cover by Abram Games,
(torn piece in interior page)
Patrick Moore,
1976 ed. hb. with dj. b&w images,
Walter Dorwin Teague
Design this Day
the technique of order in the machine age,
hb. c.237pp b&w photos.
Nicolette Gray,
with additional notes by Ray Nash,
Nineteenth Century Ornamented Typefaces,
update of 1938 ed. in large format
hb. dj. 238pp.
Good Potato Dishes by Ambrose Heath,
linocut boards and dj.
2nd.imp. 1943,

1951 Festival of Britain publication
edited by Geoffrey Grigson
scarce 1st edition large folio
Charles Latham
In English Homes
74 important English country houses,
b&w photogravure plates, 1904,
gold blocked Arts & Crafts cover by H.Granville Fell
1978 Shell Guide to East Sussex
hb. dj. b&w photos throughout mainly by John Piper,
Haskins poster book
COMPLETE large format 1972 photoposter book with 31 full page images by Sam Haskins
(many featuring large surreal apples!)
ME Atkinson: The Compass Points North,a novel for boys and girls,
dj. endpapers and many b&w Harold Jones
1950 ed.
classic Swiss Family Robinson,
illustrated by John Hassall,
ist ed. c.1920s,
8 full page colour plates, and numerous b&w illus.
Festival of Britain
scarce 1951 Festival of Britain publication with embossed Festival medallion!
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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
1970s Elizabeth David classic Mediterranean Food, John Minton illus.
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,
scarce original 1969 recipe booklet from Elizabeth David's own shop,
mint unused 1950s seaside babe postcard, with folding message!
The Double Crown Club - 50 years history, cloth hb. in slipcase,
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
important Hayward Gallery exhibition catalogue The Thirties,
1979, fully illus. pb.
vintage greetings card

surreal vintage 1950s birthday card and envelope
1950s printed linen child's hankie
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
The Silly Snail
by Stephen Bone,
litho illus. by Mary Adshead,
pasted school prize label inside front cover dated 1951,
(some wear, scarce)
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,
DDR East German c.1960 printed fruit boxes
£4.50 each
I Live In a Town,
beautifully illus. hb. by Gordon Stowell, 1970,
sindy doll knitting pattern sindy doll knitting pattern
1960s Sindy doll knitting patterns
£4 each
British Cinema Now,
BFI 1985
charming c.1979 Slovakian colour postcard of folk dancers
£4 each
Alison Uttley
Hare Goes Shopping
1965 1st ed.
Alison Uttley
Little Grey Rabbit's Party
1963 issue,
ist ed. 1947 Lord of the Three Worlds,
illus. by Feliks Topolski,
c.107pp. 4 fldg plates and b&w illus.

birmingham school of printing booklet 1950
cookery classics -
Radiation Cookery Book 1955, £5,
Mrs Beeton's shilling cookery book,

Elizabeth Craig Cookery Illus. and Household Management, 1936,
charming old French postcards of birdman,
£8 each
Birmingham School of Printing
13pp booklet, 1950
1960s Bratislava old master postcards in original folder
1960s Bratislava typography
paper folder containing 9 old master art postcards
small pocket sized autograph album,
with many inscriptions and drawings, dated 1920's,
Quay Brothers / MoMA
On Deciphering the pharmacist's prescription for lip-reading
scarce 1st ed.
Alain Weill: The Poster,
1985, c.400+pp. fully illus. hb.
Lucas Birk
Yangon Fashion 1979,
c.150pp. photo illus. on glassine paper,
ltd. ed. 300
original 1980 ed. of Beatles Illustrated Lyrics, ed. Alan Aldridge.
(I absolutely adored this illustrated book and style of illustration as a child)

BIC advertising point of sale lenticular panels, c.1970s
£15 each

original real photo postcard set of
Moravian Punkva Grotto,
in orignal envelope with information sheet,
scarce 1970s unused colour postcard of swinging Carnaby Street London
vintage Walls Icecream paper bag £3
vintage Twining tea paper bag £2

1971 ist ed. of Beatles Illustrated Lyrics vol.2!
scarce c.1900 woven silk 'stevengraph' postcard of Stonehenge,
The Folk Toys of Japan
by Misako Shishido,
fully illus. in colour, hb. with Kasuri cloth bound boards,
1st ed. 1963,

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