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'BB'. Summer Road to Wales. Nicholas Kaye: 1964 1st ed 176 pp, colour d/w and frontis, 37 full-page b/w engravings, a map and numerous chapter decorations and vignettes in text by D.J Watkins-Pitchford. Bottom corners slightly bumped o/w near Fine in d/w with back panel lightly but unevenly tanned and with a slightly worn top edge. A clean, crisp copy. (Book Ref #29350)  £75.00

'TAU'. Tales of Sutton Town and Chase. With other tales and some sketches. Hudson & Son: 1904 1st ed 86 pp, b/w drawings. Card covers lightly marked with paper covering splitting at spine ends, bookplate, internally clean and crisp. (Book Ref #30659)  £8.00

A.ASHER & CO. Natural History Catalogues Nos. XI, XII and XIII, 1957,1959, 1960. 3 copies. Ascher & Co: 1957, 58 & 60 p/b 1st ed 184 pp, 188 pp, 200 pp. Card covers of 1959 lightly marked, paper lightly browned o/w VG+. (Book Ref #33546)  £15.00

AARON, H. Pillar to Post. Looking at Street Furniture. Warne: 1982 1st ed 182 pp, numerous b/w photos by Ian Sherren. Owner's bookplate o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #32333)  £20.00

ABERCONWAY, C. The Story of Mr Korah. Michael Joseph: 1954 1st ed unpaginated, 3 tipped-in colour plates, 14 full page b/w illustrations by Rex Whistler. Top edges slightly foxed, front board slightly indented o/w a VG+ clean copy in slightly worn d/w. The result of Rex Whistler's challenge to Christobel Aberconway as a child and his promise to illustrate her story. (Book Ref #31017)  £15.00

ABERCONWAY, LORD (ed). A Gardener's Dozen. Twelve of Britain's most eminent gardeners write about their favourite month. BBC: 1980 1st ed 178 pp, 62 b/w and 24 colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. Contributors include Christopher Lloyd, Lanning Roper, Beth Chatto, Roy Lancaster, Wilfred Blunt and Valerie Finnis. (Book Ref #11296)  £8.50

ABERNETHY, L.M. Benton Spruance. The Artist and the Man. The Art Alliance Press: 1988 1st ed 182 pp, b/w and colour illustrations, bibliog. A Fine copy in VG+ d/w. Spruance, a significant 20th century American lithographer, believed art should both express personal 'inner vision' and improve general quality of life. Working in many different media he pioneered experimentation in complex colour lithography. This biography uses previously untapped sources including, writings, letters, speeches and interviews. (Book Ref #28074)  £15.00

ACOCK, A. Electricity Comes to Cheltenham. A Hundred Years of Light and Power. Glenside Books: 1995 p/b 1st ed 172 pp, b/w photos. VG+. Signed by the author on the title page. (Book Ref #27739)  £7.50

ADAMS, A. Ansel Adams Fiat Lux. University of California: 1990 1st ed 111 pp, profuse b/w photos, Chronology and catalogue. VG+ in d/w with 1/4 inch nick at head of spine. A book from an exhibition of photographs of the University of California. (Book Ref #23243)  £40.00

ADAMS, A. Photographs of the Southwest. Little, Brown & Co: 1994 5th printing 109 pp, 109 duotone plates, notes. Fine in Fine d/w. Powerful and evocative record of the unique landscape of America's Southwest. With an essay on the land by Lawrence Clark Powell. (Book Ref #32296)  £25.00

ADAMS, A. The Camera. Ansel Adams Photography Series No 1. NYGS: 1984 rep 203 pp, 130 b/w photos, 40 technical drawings, lens formulas, distance and depth of field. F/F. Contains a wealth of new information around the 'visualisation' of a finished photograph and image management. (Book Ref #28472)  £15.00

ADAMS, A. The Print. The new Ansel Adams photography series book 3. Little, Brown: 1983 1st ed 210 pp, profuse b/w photos, appendix. F/F. Adams completes his statement on the philosophy and craft of creative black-and-white image making. (Book Ref #26112)  £15.00

ADAMS, B. The Flowering of The Pacific. Being an account of Joseph Banks' travels in the South Seas and the story of his Florilegium. Collins: 1986 1st ed 194 pp, 16 full page colour plates from Banks' Florelegium, b/w illustrations. Fine copy in a very slightly spine-faded d/w. (Book Ref #30237)  £20.00

ADAMS, P.D. The Art of Flowering Bonsai. Ward Lock: 1998 1st ed 128 pp, colour photos and b/w line drawings, glossary. Fine in a Fine d/w. Part one is devoted to the principles of creating bonsai together with step-by-step illustrations for root pruning, equipment and sources, soil, feeding and watering, trunk and branch carving, shaping and propagation. Part II examines ten flowering species in depth discussing personal care, development and detailed analysis of excellence. (Book Ref #28728)  £50.00

ADAMS, W.H. Grounds for Change. Major gardens of the twentieth century. Bulfinch: 1993 1st ed 216 pp, 90 colour and 22 b/w illustrations, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Spans the globe to take brave looks at the various styles of the great landscape designers of the past century. (Book Ref #16407)  £20.00

ADAMS, E. & REDSTONE, D. Bow Porcelain. Faber: 1981 1st ed 251 pp, profuse b/w photos and illustrations and 16 colour plates, appendices, bibliog. VG+/VG+. Meticulously documented book based on first-hand research. (Book Ref #20100)  £25.00

ADAMS, A. & SZARKOWSKI, J. (intro). The Portfolios of Ansel Adams. Little, Brown & Co: 1981 rep unpaginated, 90 b/w plates, notes. VG+. First published in 1977, the typography from the original portfolios has been faithfully reproduced and new laser-scanned separations made of all the images. (Book Ref #32460)  £25.00

ADAMSON, J. Bugs Bunny. 50 years and only one grey hair. Pyramid: 1990 1st UK ed 190 pp, more than 400 illustrations including stop-action scenes, cels and film frame art, filmog. VG+ in a slightly faded and edge-worn d/w. Prefaces by Freleng and Jones. 'This affectionately-written, well-researched and beautifully illustrated book is the finest kind of fan's note'. Voice Literary Supplement. (Book Ref #32666)  £12.00

ADAMSON, J. Groucho, Harpo, Chico and Sometimes Zeppo. W.H. Allen: 1973 1st UK ed 464 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. Page edges foxed o/w VG+/VG+. 'The best, by all odds of the many books written about the Marx Bros'. Variety. (Book Ref #22215)  £16.00

ADAMSON, J. The Walter Lantz Story. With Woody Woodpecker and Friends. Putnam: 1985 1st ed 254 pp, b/w photos and animations. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #21617)  £25.00

ADLEY, R. Countdown to 1968. The Decline and Fall of Steam. OPC: 1993 1st ed 180 pp, profuse colour illustrations, bibliog. VG+ in d/w with closed tear. (Book Ref #30198)  £8.00

ADLINGTON, W. (trans.). The Golden Asse of Lucius Apuleius. The Bodley Head: 1923 1st thus 282 pp, 6 tissue guarded colour plates, 9 b/w full page illustration, chapter headings and colophons by Jean De Bosschere. Oxblood cloth with gilt decoration, showing the golden asse on both spine and front board medallion. Top edge gilt. Prelims lightly foxed, page edges slightly browned, attractive bookplate, a few pages uncut o/w a handsome copy. Edition limited to a thousand copies of which this is No 498, reprinted from the edition of 1639. (Book Ref #26361)  £60.00

ADMIRAL VICOUNT JELLICOE of SCAPA. The Grand Fleet 1914-1916. Its Creation. Development and Work. Cassell: 1919 2nd Imp 517 pp, 9 plates, 13 plans and 4 diagrams in rear pocket. Blue cloth with gilt lettering and decorations. Extremities lightly rubbed and spine titles slightly dulled. Fore-edge slightly marked and prelims lightly foxed o/w VG+. (Book Ref #31692)  £35.00

AHLBERG, J. & A. & AMSTUTZ, A. Rent-A-Robot. Heinemann: 1984 1st ed 6 double sided, 12 colour illustrations and decorations by Janet Ahlberg. A robot-shaped book with front and back views of 6 inter-linked robots. Light mark on first page, vertical crease on text of last two pages with robots unaffected, lightly fingered. Overall a pleasing copy of this delightful little book. With small poems and additional little colour illustrations of the robots in action. Part of the Daisychains series. (Book Ref #27735)  £12.00

AIRS, M. The Tudor and Jacobean Country House. A building history. Bramley: 1988 rep 240 pp, b/w photos, notes, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. 'Carefully researched and lucidly written." - TLS. (Book Ref #29968)  £10.00

AL-BAYATI, B. Basil Al-Bayati: Architect. Academy: 1988 1st ed 276 pp, 400 illustrations, over 150 in colour, biography, bibliog. Fine in slightly nicked d/w. A lavishly illustrated look at the Iraqi architect's projects in both East and West which also discusses his social, religious and artistic influences. (Book Ref #26324)  £14.00

ALDRIDGE, A (ed). & DEMPSEY, M (ed). Bernie Taupin. The one who writes the words for Elton John. Jonathan Cape: 1976 1st ed 143 pp, b/w illustrations by Alan Aldridge and photos throughout. Laminated boards VG+. Complete lyrics from 1968 to 'Goodbye, Yellow Brick Road'. (Book Ref #10558)  £10.00

ALEXANDER, M. & ALEXANDER, G. Step by Step Watercolour Painting. A complete guide to mastering techniques with the Alexander brothers. Phoenix: 1997 p/b rep 159 pp, profuse colour photos. VG+. Fourteen projects with clear instructions. (Book Ref #21711)  £10.00

ALEXANDER, R. & DU GARD PASLEY, A. The English Gardening School. A complete course in garden planning and design. Michael Joseph: 1987 1st ed 223 pp, 250 illustrations, 100 in colour, glossary, bibliog. VG+/VG+. Based on the courses held at the English Gardening School on the design, planting and maintenance of gardens. (Book Ref #25678)  £12.00

ALIOTO, M.D. Glorious Indoor Gardens. Stewart Tabori & Chang: 2002 1st ed 145 pp, numerous colour photos. F/F. (Book Ref #26135)  £9.00

ALLAN, M. E.A Bowles and His Garden at Myddelton House 1865-1954. Faber: 1973 1st ed 264 pp, 8 colour and 46 b/w plates, appendices. Ex-library copy but just has a couple of stamps on title page, light foxing to top page edges o/w VG+/VG+. One of our greatest gardeners and personalities, who regarded plants as individuals and banished botanical misfits and curiosities to his Lunatic Asylum under the keepership of a sane-minded magnolia. (Book Ref #15185)  £25.00

ALLAN, M. E.A. Bowles. and his Garden at Myddelton House 1865-1954. Faber: 1973 1st ed 264 pp, colour illustrations and b/w photos, Appendix. Inscription o/w F/F. (Book Ref #24512)  £20.00

ALLAN, M. E.A. Bowles. and his Garden at Myddelton House 1865-1954. Faber: 1973 1st ed 264 pp, colour illustrations and b/w photos, Appendix. Small inscription tipped-ed out on front endpaper, top edge slightly dusty o/w VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #25691)  £15.00

ALLANE, L. Oriental Rugs: A Buyer's Guide. Thames & Hudson: 1988 p/b 1st ed 136 pp, 40 colour, 40 b/w illustrations. Inked-out owner's name on front endpaper o/w Fine. Systematically organised to answer all questions. (Book Ref #31519)  £8.50

ALLEN, W. Hannah and Her Sisters. Faber: 1988 p/b rep 187 pp, some b/w photos. Covers slightly creased o/w VG. This comedy was both the recipient of the Bafta and Academy Awards for best original screenplay. (Book Ref #1986)  £5.00

ALLEN, M. & THESIGER, W. (foreword). Falconry in Arabia. Orbis: 1984 p/b 1st thus 142 pp, colour plates, b/w photographs, several by Wilfred Thesiger and b/w line drawings. Fine in slightly creased dustwrapper. Allen hunted with the Bedouin and describes at first hand the Arabian methods of falconry in which the birds are invariably set free at the end of the season. He also deals with the effects of modernity on this ancient culture. (Book Ref #33525)  £25.00

ALLINGHAM, H. & HUISH, M.B. Happy England. A & C Black: 1903 1st ed 204 pp, portrait and 80 colour plates by Helen Allingham and others. Two bookplates, blue pictorial cloth bumped at head and torn at foot with the loss of small piece of cloth o/w VG. contents clean and bright. (Book Ref #9775)  £95.00

ALMOND, M. In Search of The Pleasure Palace. Disreputable Travels. Sidgwick & Jackson: 2004 p/b 1st ed 248 pp, b/w photos. Fine. (Book Ref #29404)  £8.00

ALTMAN, R. Pret-A-Porter. Boxtree: 1995 p/b 1st UK ed 192 pp, colour and b/w photos. M/M. Altman's scrapbook of words and pictures chronicles the making of the picture. Designed by the film's art director, Fabian Baron. (Book Ref #1808)  £8.50

ALTMAN, R. Pret-A-Porter. Boxtree: 1995 p/b 1st UK ed 192 pp, colour and b/w photos. M/M. Altman's scrapbook of words and pictures chronicles the making of the picture. Designed by the film's art director, Fabian Baron. (Book Ref #1809)  £8.50

AMBRUS, V.G. Dracula. Everything you always wanted to know but were too afraid to ask. OUP: 1980 1st ed unpaginated, profuse colour illustrations by the author. Laminated pictorial boards. A near fine copy. A daft and delightful delve into the dark world of Dracula. (Book Ref #28383)  £8.00

AMERY, C. Wren's London. Lennard: 1988 1st ed 160 pp, over 120 b/w illustrations, plans and maps. F/F. A fine collection of pictures and photographs of Wren's work which survived into the photographic era. (Book Ref #27701)  £12.00

AMERY, C. (et al). Lutyens. The Work of the English Architect Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869-1944). Arts Council: 1981 p/b 1st ed 200 pp, profuse b/w and colour photos and illustrations, appendices, bibliog. Corners slightly creased o/w VG+. A well-illustrated companion to an exhibition in the Hayward Gallery in November 1981 to January 1982. (Book Ref #33241)  £25.00

AMIN, M. & WILLETTS, D (et al). The Roof of the World. MPC: 1989 1st ed 180 pp, profuse colour photos by Mohammed Amin and Duncan Willetts. Fine in a fine d/w. A lavishly illustrated celebration of the meeting point between the Himalaya, Hindu Kush, Karakoram and Pamir mountains in Northern Pakistan. (Book Ref #28796)  £20.00

AMIN, M. & WILLETTS, D et al. The Last of the Maasai. Bodley Head: 1988 rep unpaginated, profuse colour photos. Inscription o/w VG+ in slightly nicked d/w. Hauntingly beautiful requiem to the Maasai's vanishing way of life. (Book Ref #25061)  £18.00

AMIN, M. & WILLETTS, D et al. The Last of the Maasai. Westaland Sundries: 1987 1st ed 192 pp, profuse colour photos. Fine/VG+. Hauntingly beautiful requiem to the Maasai's vanishing way of life. (Book Ref #30286)  £18.00

AMIN, M. & WILLETTS, D. et al. Journey Through Kenya. Struick: 1982 1st ed 191 pp, 150 colour photographs. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Includes the Great Rift Valley, deserts, lakes, mountains, coral coast and elephant country. Includes the Abaluhya, Bovana, Burji, el-Molo, Kaleijin, Kipsigis, Kikuyu, Kuria, Luo, Maasai, Mberli, Njemps, Pokots, Rendille, Samburu and Turkana peoples. (Book Ref #32364)  £15.00

AMPHLETT, H. Hats. A History of Fashion in Headwear. Sadler: 1974 1st ed 237 pp, profuse b/w illustrations, glossary. Fine in slightly edge worn d/w. Amphlett enjoyed a reputation for faithful reproduction of the original rather than contemporaneousness. This comprehensive survey provides excellent reference material. (Book Ref #11993)  £30.00

AMPHLETT, H. Hats. A history of fashion in headwear. Sadler: 1974 1st ed 237 pp, profuse b/w illustrations, glossary. VG+/VG+. Amphlett enjoyed a reputation for faithful reproduction of the original rather than contemporaneousness. This comprehensive survey provides excellent reference material. (Book Ref #15231)  £25.00

AMSONEIT, W. Contemporary European Architects. Taschen: 1991 p/b 1st ed 160 pp, numerous colour illustrations throughout. VG+. The volume juxtaposes outstanding works by contemporary European architects next to influential avant garde designs.. (Book Ref #27843)  £12.00

ANDERSEN, C.P. A Star, Is a Star, Is a Star!. The lives and loves of Susan Hayward. Robson: 1982 rep 269 pp, b/w photos, filmog. VG+ in lightly creased d/w. The complete story of 'the gutsiest lady of them all'. (Book Ref #24964)  £7.00

ANDERSEN, H.C. Fairy Tales. Hodder & Stoughton: 1981 new ed 155 pp, 12 colour plates and b/w illustrations and decorations by Kay Neilsen. VG+ in VG+ d/w. This new edition has been produced from a copy in the Metropolitan Museum of Art with Neilsen's much-prized 1924 illustrations. (Book Ref #33747)  £25.00

ANDERSEN, H.C. The Little Tin Soldier. Golden: 1966 1st US ed unpaginated, 7 colour plates and b/w illustrations. Boards and spine ends rubbed o/w VG. Lenticular illustration on front cover which looks like a hologram. A charmingly illustrated version of Hans Christian Andersen's tale. (Book Ref #30916)  £12.00

ANDREW, G. (ed). Film: The Critics Choice. Aurum: 2001 1st ed 352 pp, profuse b/w and colour photos. F/VG+. Contributors include David Bordwell, David Thompson, Philip French, Gilbert Adair, Peter Wollen and Tony Rayns on a 150 masterpieces of film. (Book Ref #25005)  £20.00

ANDREWS, J. British Antique Furniture. Price Guide and Reason for Values. Antique Collectors Club: 2001 fourth edition 431 pp, profuse b/w and colour photos, Chronology, glossary etc, bibliog. F/VG+. Now with dollar conversions on the prices and a 2003 price revision pamphlet enclosed. (Book Ref #23498)  £38.00

ANDREWS, J. The Price Guide to Antique Furniture. Antique Collectors Club: 1981 2nd edition 290 pp, over 1000 b/w photos, glossary, bibliog. VG+ in slightly spine-faded d/w. Revised prices edition from 1981. (Book Ref #24499)  £10.00

ANDREWS, W. Architecture in New England. A Photo History. Harper & Row: 1980 p/b rep 202 pp, 230 b/w photos, bibliog. Back cover creased o/w VG. From the salt boxes of Cape Cod, the covered bridges of Vermont and the mills of Lowell to the civic grandeur of Richardson's Boston. (Book Ref #12883)  £12.00

ANDREWS, J. & TAYLOR, J. Architecture: A Performing Art. Lutterworth: 1982 1st ed 176 pp, b/w illustrations throughout. VG+/VG. 'a portrait of the young artist as an architect' from first job to the completion of a building. (Book Ref #11004)  £8.00

ANDRONIKOS, M. et al. Philip of Macedon. Enditike Athenon: 1980 1st ed 254 pp, 129 colour photos. Fine in a VG+ d/w. By the discoverer of the alleged tomb of Philip and nine other scholars who recreate the turbulent history of the Kingdom of Macedonia. (Book Ref #32687)  £12.00

ANGEL, H. View from a Window. Unwin Hyman: 1988 1st ed 144 pp, colour photos throughout. Fine in a Fine d/w. Windows are used both as a vantage point and as picture frames to create a portfolio of arresting images of garden views. (Book Ref #3779)  £7.99

ANGER, K. Hollywood Babylon. Bell: 1981 rep 292 pp, profuse b/w photos throughout. VG+/VG+. The legendary underground classic of Hollywood's darkest and best-kept secrets. US edition. (Book Ref #31053)  £12.00

ANOBILE, R. 'Godfrey Daniels!'. Verbal and visual gems from W.C. Field's short films. Michael Joseph: 1975 1st US ed 224 pp, over 800 frame blow-ups. Bottom of front board slightly chipped o/w VG+ in lightly edge worn d/w. Includes 'The Fatal Glass of Beer', 'The Barbershop', 'The Pharmacist' and 'The Dentist'. (Book Ref #12461)  £10.00

ANOBILE, R. 'Godfrey Daniels!'. Verbal and visual gems from W.C. Field's short films. Michael Joseph: 1975 1st US ed 224 pp, over 800 frame blow-ups. VG+ in slightly edge worn d/w. Includes 'The Fatal Glass of Beer', 'The Barbershop', 'The Pharmacist' and 'The Dentist'. (Book Ref #13707)  £10.00

ANOBILE, R. 'Godfrey Daniels'. Verbal and visual gems from W.C. Field's short films. Michael Joseph: 1975 1st US ed 224 pp, over 800 frame blow-ups. Fine in slightly torn d/w. (Book Ref #3933)  £10.00

ANOBILE, R. Hooray For Captain Spaulding. Verbal and visual gems from 'Animal Crackers'. Michael Joseph: 1975 1st ed 224 pp, over 800 frame blow-ups. VG+ in lightly edge-worn d/w. The funniest scenes from the funniest of all Marx Brothers films. (Book Ref #9910)  £15.00

ANOBILE, R. John Ford's Stagecoach. Film Classics Library. Darrien House: 1975 p/b 1st ed 256 pp, over 1,200 frame blow-ups. Two small scrapes on spine o/w F. (Book Ref #7985)  £10.00

ANON. "Metropolis" Magazine. Depicting scenes, story and incidents in the making of the world's greatest modern spectacular film masterpiece. UFA/Wardour Films: 1927 p/b 1st ed 16 pp, 75 b/w production shots and stills from the film, some in the form of montage. Magazine format with card covers. Staples rusted and a rust (?) mark affecting the design on the front cover, back cover a little grubby o/w VG+. The front cover features the face of the robot in red, green and black (after the poster by Degan, but not credited to him). "Premier Presentation at the Marble Arch Pavilion, Monday March 21st" appears in red at the bottom right corner. The rust (?) mark runs across the face of the robot and a scan is available.. (Book Ref #27259)  £550.00

ANON. "The City We Loved". Coventry England. Edward J. Burrow: n.d (c.1941) p/b 1st ed 48 pp, b/w photos. Covers lightly edge-worn o/w VG. Coventry's first memorial to it's lost architecture and culture and inhabitants, celebrating its indomitable spirit. (Book Ref #25247)  £12.00

ANON. A Tribute to The King. The Official Elvis Monthly Souvenir. Albert Hand Publications: 1977 p/b 1st UK ed 32 pp, cover, double page spread and 16 col, 26 b/w photos. Magazine format. Covers lightly edge-worn o/w VG+. Souvenir magazine. (Book Ref #20193)  £5.00

ANON. ABC in Living Models. A book in which all the letters of the alphabet stand up in life-like form when the pages open. Strand Publications: n.d 1st ed 16 pp, duotone endpapers and 7 colour double page pop-ups. Pictorial boards slightly edge-rubbed, margin of front board lightly marked, a few small marginal marks internally o/w a lovely bright, tight copy. Bookano Series. Cover shows a rabbit postman delivering mail while alphabet letters escape from his bag and gambol around him. The pop-ups are accompanied by two line rhymes for each letter while the pages are bordered by traditional sayings. (Book Ref #33210)  £75.00

ANON. Ariel Book of Fantasy: Book 4. Ariel Press: 1978 p/b 1st ed 94 pp, numerous colour illustrations. VG+. (Book Ref #8009)  £5.00

ANON. Arte Italiana. 1960-1982. Electa International: 1980 p/b 1st ed 285 pp, profuse b/w illustrations and some colour. VG. The catalogue for the exhibition held at The Hayward Gallery October 1982 - January 1983. Essay contributors are Caroline Tisdall, Guido Ballo, Vittorio Fagone, Roberto Sanesi, Renato Barilli and Flavio Caroli. (Book Ref #24532)  £50.00

ANON. BBC Yearbook 1949. BBC: 1949 1st ed 152 pp, b/w photos, notes. Endpapers foxed o/w VG in edge worn d/w. Articles and photos of the years' broadcasting. (Book Ref #9456)  £10.00

ANON. BBC Yearbook 1950. BBC: 1950 1st ed 176 pp, b/w photos, notes. Endpapers lightly foxed o/w VG in lightly chipped d/w. Articles and photos of the years' broadcasting. (Book Ref #13591)  £10.00

ANON. Billy Bunter's Holiday Annual 1967. Odhams: 1966 1st ed 87 pp, colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Laminated pictorial boards. Bottom corners lightly bumped o/w F. (Book Ref #23371)  £10.00

ANON. Blue Peter. Fourth Book. BBC: n.d. (1967) 1st ed 77 pp, colour and b/w photos and drawings. Laminated boards. A couple of tiny nicks and the lightest of wear at foot of spine o/w a fine copy not price-clipped or inscribed. Features Valerie Singleton and John Noakes, and includes a Paddington Bear story, puzzles, games and information on a variety of subjects in classic Blue Peter style. (Book Ref #27865)  £25.00

ANON. Boy's Cinema Annual 1940. Amalgamated Press: 1940 1st ed 159 pp, 17 full page duotone plates. Minimal edge-wear o/w VG+. A very bright and attractive copy. Cover shows Will Hay in Old Bones of The River. (Book Ref #31830)  £35.00

ANON. Boys and Girls' Book For 1938. Daily Express: 1938 1st ed 309 pp, 1 colour plate, tritone strips and numerous b./w illustrations. Pictorial boards rubbed at corners, endpapers browned and rear paste-down slightly split at hinge. Belongs-to box completed and one drawing partially completed in biro o/w VG. Includes 32 b/w Rupert strips 'Rupert and The Travel Machine'. (Book Ref #30004)  £30.00

ANON. Bus Stop. The story of the 20th Century-Fox film starring Marilyn Monroe. Charles Buchan: n.d (1956) p/b 1st ed 96 pp, numerous b/w stills from the film. VG+. (Book Ref #13531)  £20.00

ANON. Bus Stop. The story of the 20th Century-Fox film starring Marilyn Monroe. Charles Buchan: n.d (1956) p/b 1st ed 96 pp, numerous b/w stills from the film. Front cover slightly creased and edge worn o/w VG+. (Book Ref #13532)  £15.00

ANON. Columbia Record Catalogue 1948-9. Columbia: n.d p/b 1st ed 224 pp. VG+. (Book Ref #23664)  £8.00

ANON. Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future. The man from nowhere volume one. Dragon's Dream: 1979 p/b 1st ed unpaginated, profuse colour illustrations. Fine. The first volume of a series of reprints of Dan Dare stories from the Eagle. (Book Ref #30211)  £25.00

ANON. David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson. Scottish Arts Council: 1970 p/b 1st ed 86 pp, some sepia photos. VG+. Catalogue of their centinary exhibition. (Book Ref #21072)  £10.00

ANON. Dennis the Menace 1958. D.C. Thompson: 1958 1st ed unpaginated, profuse tritone strip cartoons. Pictorial boards very lightly rubbed, spine missing o/w VG+, not inscribed or price clipped. Cover shows Dennis underwater. The second Dennis annual. (Book Ref #19019)  £30.00

ANON. Diane Arbus. Aperture: 1990 p/b 1st p/b ed 15 pp text, profuse b/w plates. Bottom front corner creased o/w VG+. "In her pictures nothing is improvised or merely 'caught'. The subjects face the camera with interest and patience. They are fully aware of the picture-making process". First published in 1974. (Book Ref #33817)  £18.00

ANON. English Forest and English Trees. Ingram Cooke: 1853 1st ed 406 pp, Title, frontis and 40 b/w engravings in text. Publishers green gilt embossed cloth, extremities very lightly rubbed, front inner hinge a little strained, inscription o/w VG+. A very bright and attractive copy. The first single volume to give 'a historical, legendary an descriptive account' of England's rapidly diminishing forests. 'Scarcely a year passes by but enclosures are made or some forest is disafforested.'. (Book Ref #14863)  £65.00

ANON. Film Fun Annual 1954. Amalgamated Press: 1954 1st ed 95 pp, b/w full page photo of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis,b/w page of screen cowboys, 2 duotone strips and numerous b/w illustrations. Corners and 1" area of bottom board edge rubbed, page edges browned, belongs to box completed, o/w an unprice-clipped, clean, bright, attractive copy. With Laurel and Hardy, Abbott and Costello, Old Mother Riley, Frank Randle, Joe E. Brown and Red Skelton, (the featured artists in strips) on front cover titled Comedy King's Carnival. (Book Ref #33034)  £20.00

ANON. Film Fun Annual 1956. Amalgamated Press: 1956 1st ed 124 pp, 5 colour strips, duotone and numerous b/w illustrations. Corners lightly rubbed, page edges browned, belongs to box completed, o/w an unprice-clipped, clean, bright, attractive copy. With Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis on front cover. (Book Ref #33035)  £20.00

ANON. Film Pictorial Annual 1939. Amalgamated Press: 1939 160 pp, numerous sepia photos. Pictorial boards lightly edge worn and spine slightly faded o/w VG+. Graham Moffatt and Margaret Lockwood cover. (Book Ref #25385)  £30.00

ANON. Film Pictorial Annual 1940. Amalgamated Press: 1940 160 pp, numerous sepia photos. Pictorial boards very lightly rubbed at the tips, small inscription on f.ep o/w an exceptionally bright, clean copy. Shirley Temple cover. (Book Ref #16753)  £40.00

ANON. Film Show. L.T.A. Robinson: n.d 1st ed 78 pp, colour and b/w photos. F/VG+. Pictorial Grace Kelly cover. (Book Ref #23000)  £7.50

ANON. Film Show Annual. Anon: 1958 1st ed Unpaginated, b/w and colour photos throughout. VG in torn d/w. Elvis is King Creole on the cover. (Book Ref #23237)  £6.50

ANON. Fine Woodworking. Design Book Seven: 360 phtographs of the best work in wood. Taunton Press: 1996 p/b 1st ed 183 pp, 360 colour photos. M/M. (Book Ref #15577)  £7.99

ANON. For Ian Charleson. A Tribute. Constable: 1990 1st ed 130 pp, b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #17712)  £12.00

ANON. Fragrance and Fashion. Silverdale: 2000 1st ed 127 pp, full colour throughout with occasional b/w illustrations. Fine in Fine d/w. A series of overviews of the great designers and their fragrances. (Book Ref #33608)  £12.00

ANON. Glimpses of Gloucester. Jennings: 1976 1st ed unpaginated, profuse b/w plates. Blue cloth boards. VG+. A Pictorial Record produced in Jenning's Centenary year at their Brunswick Road printing works. Includes some interesting photos from the 1960s just prior to considerable redevelopment of the city centre. (Book Ref #26082)  £20.00

ANON. Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Company Ltd. Tillotsons: 1951 1st ed 66 pp, 4 colour, numerous duotone and b/w photos of rolling stock, equipment and carriage interiors. Blue cloth with embossed coat of arms on front cover. Fine. 4 pp card brochure for Gloucester Cast Steel Bogies loosely inserted. Produced to commemorate the 1951 Festival of Britain as the company celebrated its international reputation and prestige. (Book Ref #26189)  £45.00

ANON. Humourous West Country Tales. By the Author of Wiltshire Rhymes (Edward Slow). R.R Edwards: 1899 1st ed 147 pp, b/w vignettes. Extremities lightly rubbed, page edges slightly foxed, inscription o/w VG+. (Book Ref #21158)  £20.00

ANON. Images and Insights. The Hugh Lane Gallery of Modern Art: 1993 1st ed 287 pp, numerous colour plates. Fine in slightly edge-worn d/w. Catalogue for the Dublin Exhibition of 1993-4. (Book Ref #26422)  £15.00

ANON. Ivor Gurney Centenary. Gloucester 1990. No publishing details: 1990 p/b 1st ed 32 pp, small b/w photos and drawings. Card Covers. VG. Programme for Songs on Lonely Roads, the Johnny Coppin/David Goodland centenery celebration at the Everyman Theatre Cheltenham. Published to commemorate a Summer Weekend of English Music and Verse marking Ivor Gurney's Centenary. With introduction by Michael Hurd, this programme of events also celebrated other poets and composers of Gurney's brief era. z. (Book Ref #27722)  £15.00

ANON. Joseph Goldyne. University of Washington: 1989 p/b 1st ed 112 pp, numerous colour illustrations. Fine. Catalologue for the 1989 Exhibition at Thomas Gibson in Bond Street. With essay by Paul Cummings. (Book Ref #28730)  £12.00

ANON. Just For Fun. Mayflower: 1963 p/b 1st ed 63 pp, 32 pp of b/w photos. VG+. The story of the film with Bobby Vee, Jet Harris & Tony Meehan, Mark Wnter, The Tornadoes, Brian Poole & The Tremeloes, Dick Emery, Jimmy Saville, Allan Freeman and many others among 25 top artists. (Book Ref #33492)  £9.00

ANON. Klimt. 1862 - 1918. Grange: 2004 p/b 1st ed 255 pp, profuse colour photos, biography. Fine. A good small format introductory study. (Book Ref #27374)  £4.99

ANON. My Picture Book of Road Travel No 2. Dean: 1960 1st ed unpaginated, colour illustrations by Arthur W Baldwin. Laminated pictorial boards.Occasional fox spots o/w F. (Book Ref #24389)  £7.00

ANON. Painting in Spain During the Later Eighteenth Century. The National Gallery: 1989 p/b 1st ed 112 pp, colour illustrations throughout, bibliog. Small green 'livre' stamp on back ep o/w VG+. Catalogue of the National Gallery exhibition. (Book Ref #18622)  £5.00

ANON. Paton & Baldwins Woolcraft. A Practical Guide to Knitting and Crochet. Paton & Baldwins: n.d p/b 13th ed 47 pp, 8 pp of b/w knitted garments. Front paper cover and a couple of page edges slightly nicked o/w VG+. Clean, bright and useable. Contains first lessons in knitting and crochet together with layettes and complete children's outfits in 3 and 2 ply and some adult garments. (Book Ref #32216)  £6.00

ANON. Photoplay Film Annual 1972. Purnell: 1972 1st ed 76 pp, b/w and some colour photos. Laminated pictorial boards VG+. (Book Ref #23236)  £5.00

ANON. Picture Show Annual 1932. Amalgamated Press: 1932 160 pp, 3 colour plates, profuse tinted photos. Pictorial board edges lightly rubbed o/w VG+. (Book Ref #25384)  £30.00

ANON. Picture Show Annual 1952. Amalgamated Press 160 pp, numerous two tone and black and white photos. Corners rubbed, inscription, price clipped o/w VG. Pictorial boards show Robert Taylor and Deborah Carr in Quo Vadis. (Book Ref #27344)  £9.00

ANON. Picture Show Annual 1953. Amalgamated Press 160 pp, tinted b/w photos. Pictorial boards, corners rubbed o/w VG+. (Book Ref #16213)  £8.00

ANON. Picture Show Annual 1953. Amalgamated Press 160 pp, tinted b/w photos. Boards very lightly rubbed o/w VG+. Pictorial boards show Anna Neagle and Michael Wilding in Derby Day. (Book Ref #24399)  £12.00

ANON. Picture Show Annual 1954. Amalgamated Press 160 pp, numerous two tone and black and white photos. Pictorial boards. VG. Margaret Lockwood cover. (Book Ref #21881)  £12.00

ANON. Picture Show Annual 1956. Amalgamated Press 160 pp, numerous two tone and black and white photos. Board edges very lightly rubbed o/w VG+. Very bright copy. Pictorial boards show Rock Hudson and Barbara Rush in Captain Lightfoot. (Book Ref #24401)  £12.00

ANON. Picture Show Annual 1957. Amalgamated Press: 1957 160 pp, b/w and tinted photos. VG+. Cover shows Deborah Kerr and Yul Brynner in a scene from 'The King and I'. (Book Ref #5607)  £12.00

ANON. Picturegoer 1951-52. Odhams: 1951 1st ed 176 pp, 16 colour and over 300 b/w photos. VG+ in a slightly edge-worn d/w. Cover features Yvonne De Carlo in Sahara. (Book Ref #32026)  £10.00

ANON. Radio Fun Annual 1940. Amalgamated Press: 1940 1st ed 127 pp, two tone and b/w strips throughout. Pictorial boards and cloth backstrip rubbed at extremities, front hinge slightly shaken, pages browned as usual and a few pages slightly marked. Belongs to box filled in and colouring page completed o/w a VG copy. The first Radio Fun annual. (Book Ref #32591)  £65.00

ANON. Reports of the 1885 and 1985 Orchid Conferences at the Royal Horticultural Society, London. RHS: 1985 p/b 1st thus 155 pp + 155 pp, a few colour photos. VG+ in slipcase. Full text of all lectures and following discussions and a report on the show together with a facsimile copy of the 1885 report. (Book Ref #18292)  £15.00

ANON. Rupert. The Daily Express Annual. Daily Express: 1958 1st ed 107 pp, colour illustrations. Not price-clipped, pencil inscription in belongs to box erased o/w a fine copy. (Book Ref #16963)  £80.00

ANON. Rupert. The Daily Express Annual. Daily Express: 1960 1st ed 115 pp, colour illustrations. Light inscription on pictorial front endpaper, 'belongs to' box completed & small amount of biro in one place on the page. All but one magic painting page neatly completed o/w a near Fine copy. Cover shows Rupert with chinese lantern dragging a sled laden with holly. The first story is 'Rupert Suggests a Game'. (Book Ref #26685)  £50.00

ANON. Rupert. The Daily Express Annual. Daily Express: 1959 1st ed 107 pp, profuse colour illustrations by Alfred Bestall. Laminated pictorial boards, spine ends very lightly rubbed and lamination on rear board wrinkled (manufacturing fault). Price-clipped, red crayon inscription in 'belongs to' box, Colouring Contest page neatly coloured a o/w a near fine copy. Cover shows Rupert leapfrogging over Bill Badger's back. The first story is Rupert and the Water-lily. (Book Ref #27752)  £55.00

ANON. Rupert. The Daily Express Annual. Daily Express: 1967 1st ed 114 pp, colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. Magic painting pages completed, with some off-setting on adjacent pages, o/w a near Fine copy. Not price-clipped or inscribed. The cover shows Rupert pulling a sleigh. The first story is Rupert and the Lost List. (Book Ref #28099)  £40.00

ANON. Rupert. The Daily Express Annual. Daily Express: 1979 1st ed 115 pp, colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards Not price clipped or inscribed. A Fine copy. First story is 'Rupert and the Penguins'. (Book Ref #31979)  £12.00

ANON. Rupert. The Daily Express Annual. Daily Express: 1978 1st ed 115 pp, colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. Slightly chipped at base of spine o/w Fine. Not price clipped or inscribed. A Fine copy. First story is 'Rupert and the Rivals'. (Book Ref #31980)  £10.00

ANON. Rupert Adventure Book No. 45. Daily Express: 1961 p/b 1st ed unpaginated, covers and colour strip throughout by Alfred Bestall. Pictorial paper covers. Join the dots puzzle neatly completed. Covers very lightly creased with 3 marginal nicks in the back cover o/w VG+. A lovely bright copy. Stories are Rupert and the Water Wings and Rupert and the Pillar Box together with 6 puzzles. (Book Ref #26498)  £40.00

ANON. Rupert Adventure Book No. 46. Daily Express: n.d p/b 1st ed unpaginated, covers and colour strip throughout by Alfred Bestall. Pictorial paper covers. Fore-edge lightly thumb-creased o/w a Near Fine copy. Stories are Rupert and the Sweet Shop and Rupert and the Giant's Gift together with 3 puzzles. (Book Ref #26499)  £65.00

ANON. Rupert and the Holiday Ship. Rupert Adventure Series No.22. Daily Express: n.d p/b 1st ed unpaginated, covers and colour strip throughout by Alfred Bestall. Pictorial paper covers. back cover slightly creased, inscription on top margin of front page o/w VG+. Second story is Rupert and The Colour Mixers. (Book Ref #26496)  £18.00

ANON. Sam Smith. Ernest Benn: 1980 p/b 1st ed unpaginated (50 pp approx), profuse b/w, 8 colour photos. VG+. Published to coincide with the Serpentine Gallery Arts Council Exhibition of 1980-81. (Book Ref #27112)  £10.00

ANON. Shirley Temple Through The Day. Saalfield Publishing: n.d p/b 32 pp, 26 b/w photos. Pictorial covers edge worn a creased with 15 mm split at base of spine. Endpapers and page edges dusty o/w VG. Miss Temple's day at the studio. (Book Ref #16358)  £10.00

ANON. Shirley Temple in The Littlest Rebel. With Illustrations From the Photoplay, a Twentieth Century Fox Production. Saalfield: n.d c.1935 1st thus unpaginated, Coloured boards and b/w stills from the Shirley Temple movie. Pictorial boards with extremities rubbed and lightly bumped. Pages browned with endpapers slightly foxed, pencil inscription o/w VG. (Book Ref #24111)  £25.00

ANON. Shrewsbury Illustrated. The Official Guide of the Shrewsbury Corporation. Wilding: 1908 138 pp, 100 illustrations, map of Shropshire and route map of Shrewsbury illustrating suggested walks as separate insert, street plan of Shrewsbury. Paper covers slightly soiled o/w VG+. Includes half day excursions, historical sketch and itinerary, flora, geology etc, but perhaps most interesting for the business adverts. (Book Ref #15552)  £12.00

ANON. Super Cinema Annual. Amalgamated Press: 1953 160 pp, tinted photos and film scenarios illustrated by stills. Pictorial boards, bottom front corner chipped o/w VG+. An exceptionally clean copy. (Book Ref #15845)  £12.00

ANON. Terra Cotta of The Italian Renaissance. The Terra Cotta Association: 1928 1st ed 200 pp, 200 b/w plates. Extremities rubbed and marked. Page edges and endpapers lightly marked o/w VG+. 'Offers a precedent which will always endure'. (Book Ref #20081)  £15.00

ANON. The Beezer Book 1973. Thomson: 1972 1st ed unpaginated, profuse 3 tone illustrations. Laminated boards. Inscription o/w F. (Book Ref #12965)  £7.50

ANON. The Circus Annual. Birn Brothers: n.d 77 pp, colour strips and tritone illustrations. Pictorial boards. Edges rubbed, 2 inscriptions o/w VG+. An attractively bright copy. (Book Ref #26540)  £12.00

ANON. The Dandy Book. D.C. Thompson: n.d. (1959) 1st ed 125 pp, profuse tritone and b/w illustrations. Corners lightly bumped, spine ends lightly rubbed and boards lightly indented. 'Belongs to' box completed and inscription on title page o/w VG+. Cover shows Korky turning his food cupboard into a pillar-box to defeat the thieving mice. (Book Ref #29493)  £40.00

ANON. The Dandy Book 1979. D.C. Thompson: 1979 1st ed unpaginated, profuse tritone strips. Pictorial laminated boards slightly chipped o/w VG+. Not inscribed or price clipped. Cover shows Korky boxing with an Octopus. (Book Ref #19649)  £12.00

ANON. The Dandy Book 1980. D.C. Thompson: 1980 1st ed unpaginated, profuse tritone strips. Pictorial laminated boards lightly chipped, top corners lightly bumped o/w VG+. Price clipped and inscribed. Cover shows Korky bronco riding a dog. (Book Ref #19650)  £8.50

ANON. The Dandy Book 1981. D.C. Thompson: 1981 1st ed unpaginated, profuse tritone strips. Pictorial laminated boards. VG+. Price clipped but not inscribed. Cover shows Korky in a go cart with Santa Claus. (Book Ref #19651)  £8.50

ANON. The Dandy Monster Comic. D.C Thomson: 1952 127 pp, profuse b/w and some tritone strips. Extremities rubbed, pages edges browned. 'Belongs To' box has been completed o/w VG. The Last Monster Comic. Cover shows Korky painting characters from the Dandy. (Book Ref #23596)  £85.00

ANON. The Film Show Annual. L.T.A. Robinson: ca 1959 Approx 100 pp, b/w photos and some colour plates. VG in chipped d/w. Dustwrapper features Elvis. (Book Ref #9387)  £10.00

ANON. The Film Show Annual. L.T.A. Robinson: ca 1959 Approx 100 pp, b/w photos and some colour plates. VG in torn and mended d/w. Dustwrapper features Elvis. (Book Ref #17669)  £10.00

ANON. The Glories of the Thames. From Lechlade to Kingston. Great Western Railway: n.d. c. 1920 p/b 1st thus 49 pp, frontis and 36 sepia photos. Paper spine covering slightly torn at the top o/w VG. (Book Ref #30653)  £7.50

ANON. The Gloucestershire Naturalist No. 13. Special Issue: Stephen Bishop's New Flora of Gloucestershire Part 1. Gloucestershire Naturalists Society: 2000 p/b 1st ed 322 pp, many b/w maps. VG+. (Book Ref #30274)  £12.00

ANON. The Gloucestershire Naturalist No. 13. Special Issue: Stephen Bishop's New Flora of Gloucestershire Part 1. Gloucestershire Naturalists Society: 2000 p/b 1st ed 322 pp, many b/w maps. VG+. (Book Ref #30275)  £12.00

ANON. The Greyfriars Holiday Annual 1928. Full of Good Things for Boys and Girls. Amalgamated Press: 1928 1st ed 359 pp, colour and b/w illustrations. Pictoral boards lightly edge-rubbed, some ink shading on title page o/w VG+. (Book Ref #28609)  £18.00

ANON. The House Book. Phaidon: 2001 1st ed 511 pp, profuse colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. A global survey of 500 houses from all styles and periods. A book weighing 3200 grams, please contact us for a postage quote. (Book Ref #31827)  £16.50

ANON. The Hun Hunters. Cautionary Tales From The Trenches. Grant Richards: 1916 1st ed, 1st printing unpaginated, b/w line drawings throughout. Pictorial front board. 1" long area of surface removed on front panel, light areas of watermarking and slight marking, occasional light foxing o/w a clean, attractive copy. (Book Ref #33439)  £75.00

ANON. The Journal of Stained Glass. Volume XVIII, No 2 1986-87. Soc. of MGPs: 1986 p/b 1st ed 128 pp (numbered 115 - 243), 32 b/w plates, chapter notes. Fine. Journal of The Society of Master Glass Painters. (Book Ref #28016)  £12.00

ANON. The Journal of Stained Glass. Volume XIX No 1 1989-90. Soc. of MGPs: 1991 p/b 1st ed 104 pp, 52 b/w plates and occasional b/w photos, chapter notes, bibliog. Fine. Journal of The Society of Master Glass Painters. (Book Ref #28017)  £12.00

ANON. The Lady of The Decoration. Hodder & Stoughton: n.d (inscription dated 1912) 209 pp, 8 attractive tipped-in colour plates, tissue guarded and title page decoration by Wakana Utigawa. Boards lightly marked and darkened on front edge and spine, light foxing on endpapers and a few margins, short inscription o/w VG+. A story told in the form of letters from a young widow, transplanted from Kentucky to Japan at the time of the Russo-Japanese war of 1905, to her cousin still in America. (Book Ref #20165)  £15.00

ANON. The Language and Poetry of Flowers. Milner: n.d. c.1880 256 pp, 3 lovely tissue-guarded tipped-in chromolithographic plates, each page with a pictorial border. Maroon stamped decorated publishers cloth with pictorial gilt spine. Extremities very lightly rubbed, rear panel and front endpaper slightly marked o/w VG+. (Book Ref #30124)  £35.00

ANON. The Magnet Companion. A collective biography, index and directory. Howard Baker: 1971 1st ed 120 pp, few b/w illustrations. Boards very lightly faded o/w F/VG+. Complete and authoritative list of every Magnet published from 1908 to 1940. (Book Ref #23356)  £10.00

ANON. The Painting Handbook. Angus: 2003 rep 512 pp, colour and b/w illustrations throughout, glossary. F/F. The complete guide to painting media, techniques and materials. (Book Ref #27395)  £15.00

ANON. The Picture Show Annual 1928. Amalgamated Press: 1928 160 pp, b/w and tinted photos throughout. Pictorial boards lightly edge-rubbed. A couple of small areas of wear o/w complete with all colour plates. (Book Ref #31846)  £35.00

ANON. The Picturegoer's Who's Who and Encyclopedia. Odhams: 1933 1st ed 608 pp, 96 pages of sepia photos, biographical section, trade organisations and studio section. Rear board lightly scratched and slight foxing to page edges and margins o/w VG. (Book Ref #33216)  £12.00

ANON. The Pictureshow Annual 1926. Amalgamated Press: 1926 1st ed 160 pp, numerous two-tone photos. Boards edges rubbed, front panel slightly rubbed and top 2" of cloth spine split. Inner hinges split but holding. Internally clean and bright. Cover shows Rudolph Valentino and Helena D'Algy in The Sainted Devil. (Book Ref #33211)  £25.00

ANON. The Rock Pack. Virgin: n.d (1997?) 12 pp, 200 colour photos, pull out booklets, pop ups, moveables, foldouts. F. Complete With CD. (Book Ref #16843)  £15.00

ANON. The Rupert Picture Story Book. L.T.A Robinson: 1953 1st thus unpaginated, profuse colour illustrations. Pictorial boards, corners rubbed, 2 inscriptions o/w VG+. A very bright copy. (Book Ref #23955)  £15.00

ANON. The Story of Bel Ami. The Screen's New 'Great Lover'. McKenzie Vincent & Co: n.d (circa 1947) p/b 1st ed 32 pp, 21 b/w photos. VG+. A study of the making of and the story behind The Private Affairs of Bel Ami, starring George Sanders and Angela Lansbury, complete with movie stills and cast publicity shots. (Book Ref #28320)  £5.00

ANON. The Story of The Spanish Armada. Nelson: 1888 1st ed 160 pp, frontis and 16 b/w plates. Pictorial cloth with gilt lettering and spine cartouche of Queen Bess. Decorated free endpapers slightly browned, occasional light foxing o/w a bright, attractive copy. 20 pages of ballads including a fragment by Lord Macauley. (Book Ref #33247)  £18.00

ANON. The Topper Book 1967. Thomson: 1967 1st ed unpaginated, profuse colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, price clipped, small inscription and erased price on f.ep o/w VG+. (Book Ref #13501)  £12.00

ANON. Wallace Thorn Catalogue and Buyer's Guide. Wallace Thorn: 1926 p/b 1st ed 28 pp, colour covers, profuse b/w drawings of models and goods. Card covers lightly marked and slightly torn at top edge, curved tear to top of pp 18 not affecting models o/w internally VG+. Small printed adhesive label attached at margin advertising their presence at a major drapery exhibition. The Buyer's Guide of Wallace Thorn of Oxford Circus drew attention to the continuing demand for knitted fashion garments and their use of textiles such high quality American Saxony wool in their garments, frequently used in a silk mix.. The jacquard effect is more becoming more obvious in this collection, often in stockinette or tubular silk. (Book Ref #30749)  £30.00

ANON. Walt Disney's Pinocchio. Collins: 1940 1st ed unpaginated 70 pp approx, colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Board edges lightly rubbed, occasional foxing and the odd finger mark o/w VG+. Based on the story by Carlo Collodi with illustrations from the film. (Book Ref #14286)  £40.00

ANON. York Historic Buildings in the Central Area. A photographic record. HMSO: 1981 p/b 1st ed Unpaginated, 200 pages of photographs, some colour. VG+. Based on the fifth volume of the Royal Commission's complete inventory of the city and includes all of the 200 pages of photos from that volume. (Book Ref #13712)  £15.00

ANSCOMBE, I. Omega and After. Bloomsbury and the decorative arts. Thames & Hudson: 1984 p/b 1st thus 176 pp, 20 colour and 104 b/w illustrations, notes, bibliog. Owner's name o/w VG+. 'Catches the flavour of the time and its personalities, from bohemians to haute monde'. (Book Ref #32886)  £10.00

APERTURE. The Body in Question. No. 121 Fall 1990. Aperture: 1990 p/b 1st ed 80 pp, b/w and colour photos. Very small mark on title page o/w Fine. Much of the issue is devoted to photography, pornography and sexual politics. (Book Ref #30426)  £20.00

APLING, H. Norfolk Corn Windmills. Norfolk Windmills Trust: 1984 1st ed 376 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Intended to be the first of two volumes; the second was never written as the author died before completing the pair. (Book Ref #15476)  £15.00

ARANY, L. The Son of the White Horse. An Hungarian fairy tale. Forum: 1990 1st UK ed 28 pp, colour illustrations by Gabriella Hajnal. Pictorial laminated boards VG+. (Book Ref #23514)  £6.00

ARBITARE SEGESTA. Arbitaire Annual 2. Architecture and Interior Design. Rotovision: 1987 1st ed 287 pp, profuse colour photos, b/w plans. Fine in a VG+ d/w in buff slipcase. Text in English and Italian. (Book Ref #33408)  £10.00

ARCHBOLD, r. (text). Robert Bateman. Natural Worlds. Simon & Schuster: 1996 1st ed 191 pp, Over 130 new Bateman paintings, with lithographs and sketches created specially for the book. Fine in a Near Fine d/w. 'Every image in this book speaks of Robert Bateman's wide knowledge and deep understanding of nature. (Book Ref #32045)  £30.00

ARCHER, D (ed. The Sodburys. A Short History by P.A Couzens and Murray Dowdings Pictorial Heritage. F.Bailey and Son: 1977 p/b 1st ed 96 pp, profuse b/w photos. VG+. (Book Ref #29270)  £12.00

ARCHER-WILLS, A. The Water Gardener. A complete guide to designing, constructing and planting water features. Frances Lincoln: 1993 1st ed 192 pp, profuse colour photos. VG+/VG+. "The first book..that really explains how to make a water garden!". (Book Ref #30018)  £11.00

ARGENTERI, L. Tina Modotti. Between Art and Revolution. Yale: 2003 1st ed 329 pp, b/w photos. Fine in Fine d/w. The first academic biography is intensely readable. (Book Ref #33253)  £15.00

ARMATAGE, E. A Country Garden. Country Life: 1936 1st ed 226 pp, 24 engravings by John Farleigh. VG in worn d/w with some loss at head. The experiences and observations of a gardener's year underlined by the dramatic strength of Farleigh's woodcuts. (Book Ref #3604)  £35.00

ARMES, R. French Cinema. Secker & Warburg: 1985 p/b 1st thus 310 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. VG+. (Book Ref #33742)  £11.00

ARMITAGE, J. Man at Play. Nine centuries of pleasure making. Warne: 1977 1st ed 192 pp, 100 b/w photos and illustrations. F/VG+. How we have enjoyed our free time from the 12th century onwards; bear baiting, bingo, football, gambling etc. (Book Ref #8777)  £10.00

ARMY MUSEUMS OGILBY TRUST. Index to British Military Costume Prints. 1500 - 1914. Army Museums Ogilbie Trust: 1972 1st ed 488 pp, colour frontis, some b/w photos. VG+. An Index rather than Catalogue Raison which aimed to record all known prints depicting British military costume. deals with sets and singles. (Book Ref #25130)  £20.00

ARNHEIM, R. Film as Art. Faber: 1958 new ed 194 pp, b/w photos. F in lightly edge-worn d/w. Revised edition with additional essays. (Book Ref #22542)  £7.00

ARNOLD, B. Jack Yeats. Yale University Press: 1998 1st ed 418 pp, 238 b/w illustrastions, 17 colour plates, Chapter notes, notes. Fine in a Fine d/w. A detailed biography based on extensive sources. (Book Ref #22119)  £15.00

ARNOLD, E. All In A Day's Work. Hamish Hamilton: 1990 1st ed 165 pp, profuse colour photos. Fine in a d/w with a 1" chipped tear to the top edge. (Book Ref #31560)  £12.00

ARNOLD, E. In Retrospect. Sinclair Stevenson: 1996 p/b 1st UK pb ed 289 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos. Card covers lightly fingered o/w VG+. A distillation, in words and pictures, of Arnold's life and her life-work. (Book Ref #33627)  £15.00

ARNOLD, E. Marilyn Monroe; An Appreciation. Hamish Hamilton: 1987 1st UK ed 141 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos from Arnold's six sessions with Monroe. VG+ in slightly torn d/w. 'A loving retrospective'. An affectionate but perceptive portrait. (Book Ref #31021)  £12.00

ARNOLD, H.J.P. William Henry Fox Talbot. Pioneer of photography and man of science. Hutchinson: 1977 1st ed 383 pp, extensively illustrated with Calotype reproductions, notes. VG+ in lightly spine-faded d/w. Inscribed by the author on the front end paper. Scholarly and imaginative work. (Book Ref #24527)  £25.00

ARNOLD, M. Poems By Mathew Arnold. John Lane: 1900 new ed 375 pp, b/w illustrations by Henry Ospovat. Publisher's cloth gilt stamped, top edge gilt. Spine chipped at head, bookplate o/w VG+. (Book Ref #22666)  £15.00

ARUNDELL, D. The Story of Sadler's Wells 1683-1977. David & Charles: 1978 rep 352 pp, b/w photos and illustrations, appendix. VG+/VG+. The first book to trace the theatre's history from 17th century beginnings to publication date. (Book Ref #27291)  £10.00

ARWAS, V. Glass. Art Nouveau to Art Deco. Academy: 1987 1st ed 384 pp, over 450 illustrations mostly in colour, notes, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. 'A major contribution about the most fascinating period of innovating glass making'. Please note this book weighs 3 kilos. Please contact us for a postage quote. (Book Ref #31981)  £150.00

ARWAS, V. Glass. Art Nouveau to Art Deco. Academy: 1987 1st ed 384 pp, over 450 illustrations mostly in colour, notes, bibliog. VG+ in a nicked and chipped d/w which as lost small areas of surface colour at the top edge of the back panel. Now in clear protective jacket. 'A major contribution about the most fascinating period of innovating glass making'. Please note this book weighs 3 kilos. Please contact us for a postage quote. (Book Ref #33607)  £100.00

ARWAS, VICTOR. & KOBAL, JOHN. Hollywood-Continental. Frank Martin. Academy/St. Martin's Press: 1988 1st ed 96 pp, 32 colour, 108 b/w illustrations. Fine in a Fine d/w. Signed by the author on the front endpaper. With essays by Victor Arwas and John Kobal. (Book Ref #32719)  £30.00

ASH, R. Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema. Pavilion: 1989 1st ed unpaginated, 40 full page colour plates, bibliog. Bottom edges bumped, inscription o/w VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #20510)  £12.00

ASHTON, GEOFFREY. & FOWLER, J. (ed). Catalogue of Paintings at The Theatre Museum, London. V & A: 1992 1st ed 210 pp, 123 b/w illustrations. VG+ in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #32847)  £10.00

ASSER, J. Historic Hairdressing. Pitman: 1966 1st ed 134 pp, b/w line illustrations throughout, glossary. VG+ in a torn and internally repaired d/w. Describes and illustrates hair styles from Assyrian times to the present day. (Book Ref #27120)  £12.50

ATKINS, M. & SINCLAIR, I. Liquid City. Reaktion: 1999 p/b 1st ed 224 pp, profuse b/w photos by Marc Atkins, bibliog. Fine. A well illustrated continuation of the exploration of London begun in Iain Sinclair's highly praised Lights Out for the Territory, the title denoting the changing states of London as well as the Thames that runs through its heart. Includes a piece on bookdealers Drif and Martin Stone. (Book Ref #29201)  £10.00

ATKINSON, M.E. Challenge to Adventure. The Bodley Head: 1950 rep 288 pp, dustwrapper, front endpaper and b/w illustrations throughout by Stuart Tresillian. Top edge very lightly foxed and browned, rear free endpaper browned o/w VG+ in a slightly spine-faded d/w.. (Book Ref #31073)  £12.00

ATKINSON, M.E. Horseshoes and Handlebars. Barnes: 1959 1st US ed 224 pp, dustwrapper, and b/w illustrations throughout by Sheila Rose. A clean, bright VG+ copy in a slightly spine-faded and lightly rubbed d/w with two short closed tears at the spine head. (Book Ref #31072)  £8.00

ATTRIDGE, G. Photographic Development in Practice. David & Charles: 1984 1st ed 152 pp, b/w and colour photos, and line drawings. F/VG+. (Book Ref #19626)  £7.50

AUDUBON, J.J. (et al). Audubon's Birds of America. Christie's: 2000 1st ed 93 pp, colour plates throughout, appendices, bibliog. Fine in a fine d/w. A well illustrated catalogue for a sale of Audubon's plates for The Birds of America, which took place at Christie's New York in March 2000. (Book Ref #29546)  £10.00

AURENHAMMER, H. J.B Fischer Von Erlach. Allen Lane: 1973 1st ed 193 pp, 110 b/w illustrations, chronological list of works, including drawings. Ex-library with usual stamps, pocket and label traces o/w VG in d/w with small amount of surface loss from removed label at spine bottom. A thorough survey of the virtual creator of the Austrian Baroque which includes his many temporary structures and symbolic meanings. (Book Ref #18550)  £15.00

AUSTIN, B. Tunbridge Ware. And Related European Decorative Woodwares. Killarney. Spa. Sorrento. Foulsham: 1996 revised ed 287 pp, 35 colour and over 90 b/w illustrations, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Gives a much-needed guide to identification, using classic examples. (Book Ref #32102)  £25.00

AUSTIN, S. The History of Engraving. From Its Inception to the Time of Thomas Bewick. Werner Laurie: n.d c.1910 1st ed ? 195 pp, 18 b/w plates. Prelims, page edges and occasional margins foxed o/w VG. (Book Ref #21059)  £15.00

AYCKBOURN, A. Woman in Mind. Faber: 1986 p/b 1st ed 92 pp. VG. (Book Ref #23525)  £5.00

AYLMER, E. Memoirs of George Edwards, alias Wards, the acknowledged spy and principle instigator of the Cato-Street plot. To which is added an account of the lives and trials of the five deluded men who were beheaded on May 1st 1820. J. Tallis: 1820 1st ed 168 pp, Engraved frontis of Edwards. Contemporary half brown calf, slightly chipped at spine head, boards and extremities lightly rubbed. Ink signature on verso of frontis showing through, frontis and title lightly stained and a scattering of foxing throughout. The first 82 pages are devoted to an account of Edward's life, followed by a report of the conspirators' trial and execution. Scarce. (Book Ref #27387)  £250.00

AYLMER, G.E. & CANT, R. (eds). A History of York Minster. Clarendon Press: 1977 1st ed 586 pp, colour frontis, 182 b/w photos, 3 b/w plans. Traces of tape on endpapers, top edge marked o/w VG+ in slightly nicked d/w with tape marks on rear panel flap. The co-ordination of much new knowledge, gained in the decades immediately preceding publication. (Book Ref #32231)  £25.00

AYNSLEY, J. Graphic Design in Germany 1890-1945. Thames & Hudson: 2000 1st ed 240 pp, 152 colour and and 101 b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Comprehensive reference work. (Book Ref #32831)  £25.00

AYTON, C. A-Z Guide to British Motorcycles. From the 1930s to the 1970s. Bay View: 1995 rep 152 pp, 400 b/w photos. F/VG+. A valuable reference. (Book Ref #26526)  £15.00

AZIMOV, I. Decorative Painting of Uzbekistan. Gafur Gulfam literature: 1987 1st ed 142 pp, 142 colour plates. Fine in a Fine d/w. Captions in Russian and English with 1page afterword in English by George Pugachenkova. (Book Ref #33080)  £25.00

BACHMANN, DR. R. German Toys 1924/1926. Der Universal Spielwaren-Katalog 1924/1926. Hobby House Press: 1985 1st facsimile ed 386 pp, profuse b/w and some colour, bibliog. Pictorial laminated boards slightly yellowed along front margin and 1" slit on rear spine hinge o/w VG+. Reprinted from original German catalogues with English, German and Spanish descriptions. (Book Ref #27247)  £22.00

BACHMANN, D. & SCHWARTZ, D. So Many Worlds. A Photographic Record of Our Time. Thames & Hudson: 1996 1st ed 288 pp, 255 b/w illustrations. Fine in a Fine d/w. All the great names of humanistic photojournalism and many anonymous images tell 255 individual stories. (Book Ref #19838)  £19.99

BACHMANN, D. & SCHWARTZ, D. So Many Worlds. A photographic record of our time. Thames & Hudson: 1996 1st ed 288 pp, 255 b/w illustrations. Fine in a Fine d/w. All the great names of humanistic photojournalism and many anonymous images tell 255 individual stories. (Book Ref #21654)  £18.00

BACKHOUSE, J. (ed). & TURNER, D.H. (ed). The Golden Age of Anglo-Saxon Art 966-1066. British Museum: 1984 p/b 1st ed 216 pp, profuse colour and b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+. Published to accompany the British Museum exhibition. (Book Ref #32668)  £12.00

BACLAWSKI, KAREN. The Guide to Historic Costume. Batsford: 1995 1st ed 239 pp, 270 b/w illustrations throughout text, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. 250 categories of costume have been drawn from collections throughout the British Isles and surviving textiles used for the research. (Book Ref #32522)  £30.00

BACON, F. & COWLEY, A. On Gardens. Two essays. A.C. Curtis: 1903 1st ed 23 pp. VG+. With the imprint of the Astolate Press and decorative capitols printed in red, this is an attractive edition of the Bacon essay. (Book Ref #11070)  £20.00

BADDELEY, H. The Unsinkable Hermione Baddeley. Collins: 1984 1st ed 240 pp, b/w photos. VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #24555)  £8.00

BADGER, G. Collecting Photography. Mitchell Beazley: 2003 1st ed 198 pp, colour and b/w photos, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Highly readable and packed with information, an essential guide to everything you need to know about what, how and where to buy photographs. (Book Ref #33023)  £15.00

BAGIAS, CAROLINE. Withy, Rush and Reed. A Somerset Levels Legacy. Halsgrove: 2003 1st ed 224 pp, over 200 b/w photos. Fine in chipped d/w. Shows the current practice of traditional crafts of The Levels. (Book Ref #33311)  £15.00

BAGSHAW, MEL. The Art of Italian Film Posters. Black Dog Publishing: 2005 p/b 1st ed 211 pp, over 250 colour photos throughout. VG+. Featuring posters from the early twentieth century to the late 1970s, Bagshaw's text provides a rich overview of Italy's cinematic culture. (Book Ref #33415)  £12.00

BAILEY, A. Dressing Dolls in Nineteenth Century Fashions. Wallace Homestead: 1984 p/b rep 200 pp, b/w facsimile and line drawings, glossary, bibliog. Bookshop stamp and previous owner's name, cover very lightly creased o/w VG+. (Book Ref #31841)  £8.50

BAILEY, A. Dressing Dolls in Nineteenth Century Fashions. Volume II. Wallace Homestead: 1980 p/b 1st ed 256 pp, b/w facsimile and line drawings, bibliog. Bookshop stamp and previous owner's name, cover very lightly creased o/w VG+. (Book Ref #31842)  £15.00

BAILEY, A. The Passion for Fashion. Three centuries of changing styles. Dragon's World: 1988 1st ed 192 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos and drawings, bibliog. VG+/VG+. Reviews the influence of fashion on society, and society on fashions from 1700 to 1950. (Book Ref #15169)  £12.50

BAILEY, B. Almshouses. Hale: 1988 1st ed 208 pp, b/w photos and illustrations throughout, bibliog. VG+/VG+. A fascinating insight into these ancient charitable institutions. (Book Ref #29016)  £8.50

BAILEY, B. The English Village Green. Hale: 1985 1st ed 223 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos, appendix. Inscription on f.ep o/w VG+ in slightly chipped d/w. A detailed description of over 600 of the most important village greens in England. (Book Ref #17952)  £10.00

BAILEY, B. The English Village Green. Hale: 1985 1st ed 223 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos, bibliog. Fine in a fine d/w. A detailed description of over 600 of the most important village greens in England. (Book Ref #29920)  £5.00

BAILEY, D. & HUGHES, G.(text). Begin With Bailey.. Dent: 1983 1st ed 221 pp, numerous b/w photos. Fine in slightly creased d/w. Based on the highly sucessful Camera weekly series and illustrated with some of Bailey's best work.. (Book Ref #6838)  £12.00

BAINBRIDGE, C. et al (eds). Fifty Fifty. Fifty Poems from Fifty Years of The Poetry Library 1953-2003. The South Bank Centre: 2003 p/b 1st ed 79 pp. Dove grey card covers. Near Fine. (Book Ref #32714)  £15.00

BAINBRIDGE, H. Peter Carl Faberge. Goldsmith and Jeweller to the Russian Imperial Court. Spring Books: 1971 rep 167 pp, b/w and colour photos. VG+ in lightly edge worn d/w. Bainbridge was a friend of Faberge and later managed his London shop. (Book Ref #19257)  £25.00

BAINBRIDGE, H. Peter Carl Faberge. Goldsmith and Jeweller to the Russian Imperial Court. Spring Books: 1968 rep 167 pp, b/w and colour photos. VG+ in lightly edge worn d/w. Bainbridge was a friend of Faberge and later managed his London shop. (Book Ref #22884)  £20.00

BAINBRIDGE, J. Garbo. The authentic life story. Fred Muller: 1955 1st ed 250 pp, b/w photos, filmog. VG in torn d/w. 'Thorough and dispassionate'. (Book Ref #12992)  £8.00

BAKER, C.J. (intro). A Vision of Exmoor. Paintings by F.J. Widgery 1861-1942. Gollantz: 1988 1st ed 128 pp, 22 watercolours, b/w line drawings and sketches, bibliog. Page edges lightly browned o/w A Near Fine copy in a VG+ d/w. Contains all Widgery's illustrations for Rowe's 'A Perambulation of Dartmoor'. His watercolours, perfectly capturing the brooding, enigmatic nature of the moor, are set in context with other artists and writers. (Book Ref #33460)  £22.00

BAKER, CHET. As Though I Had Wings. The Lost Memoir. Buzz Books: 1997 1st ed 118 pp, discog. Fine in a price clipped d/w. (Book Ref #31593)  £15.00

BAKER, D. The Flowers of William Morris. Barn Elms: 1996 1st ed 88 pp, profuse b/w and some colour photos and illustrations. Fine in a Fine d/w. The first book to take a close look at Morris's gardens and flowers, throwing fresh light on his life and work. (Book Ref #32377)  £10.00

BAKER, DIANE. Potworks. The Industrial Architecture of The Staffordshire Potteries. RCHM: 1991 p/b 1st ed 131 pp, b/w photos throughout, glossary, notes, abbreviations, bibliog. Lamination of front edge chipped o/w VG+. (Book Ref #33279)  £18.00

BAKER, K. George III: A Life in Caricature. Thames & Hudson: 2007 1st ed 224 pp, 194 colour and b/w illustrations. Fine in a Fine d/w. 'He suffered at the hands of the genius of Gillray; the robustness of Rowlandson; and the skillful darts of Isaac Cruikshank' and others less well-known, but no less searing in their portrayals. (Book Ref #33239)  £20.00

BAKKER, D.M. Clarence Williams on Microgroove. Micrography: 1976 1st ed 44 pp. Previous owner's small label on front card cover o/w VG+. A complementary bio-discography to 'Clarence Williams' by Tom Lord, and listing 190 releases. (Book Ref #21106)  £15.00

BALL, A. The Price Guide to Pot-Lids. and other Underglaze Multicolour Prints on Ware. Antique Collectors Club: 1985 2nd edition reprint 320 pp, 1000 illustrations, 16 colour plates, appendices. D/w covered in clear plastic o/w F/VG+. Completely re-written and greatly enlarged. Includes price guide. (Book Ref #28678)  £25.00

BALL, A. Yesterday in Bath. A camera record 1849-1949. Pitman: 1972 1st ed 144 pp, 200 b/w photos. VG+ in d/w lightly internally foxed. Unique photographic record of local life. (Book Ref #20500)  £12.00

BALLANTINE, B. (intro). The Fantastic World of Gervasio Gallardo. Bantam: 1976 p/b 1st US ed Unpaginated, 44 colour illustrations. Eleven pages have 15mm green labels stuck on the corner o/w VG+. A commercial artist with a strong propensity towards surrealism, Gallardo became known through his jackets for fantasy fiction. This is the first collection of his noncommercial work to be published. (Book Ref #8002)  £8.00

BALTAKE, J. Jack Lemmon. His Films and Career. Columbus: 1987 p/b 1st UK ed 286 pp, profuse b/w photos. Front top edge chipped o/w VG+. This lavishly illustrated survey encompasses all the films of the 'clean-cut, well-scrubbed, Boston choirboy' and includes a tribute by Walter Matthau. (Book Ref #28060)  £9.00

BALTAKE, J. The Films of Jack Lemmon. Citadel: 1977 1st ed 255 pp, profuse b/w photos, filmog. F in worn d/w. (Book Ref #6085)  £13.50

BALTAKE, J. The Films of Jack Lemmon. Citadel: 1977 1st ed 255 pp, profuse b/w photos, filmog. F/VG. (Book Ref #7432)  £15.00

BANHAM, H. & HILLIER, B. A Tonic to the Nation. The Festival of Britain 1951. Thames & Hudson: 1976 p/b 1st ed 200 pp, 12 colour and other illustrations. Owner's name on front endpaper o/w VG+. A record of the post war optimism and verve with which Britain greeted the second half of the twentieth century. (Book Ref #33149)  £25.00

BANKS, E. Creating Period Gardens. Phaidon: 1991 1st ed 239 pp, colour and b/w photos by Jerry Harpur, bibliog. Bottom corners lightly bumped. Stamped 'Phaidon non-mint copy' on half title page o/w VG+ in slightly nicked d/w. (Book Ref #22617)  £15.00

BANKS, E. Creating Period Gardens. Phaidon: 1991 1st ed 239 pp, colour and b/w photos by Jerry Harpur, bibliog. Bottom corners lightly bumped. Stamped 'Phaidon non-mint copy' on half title page o/w VG+ in slightly nicked d/w. (Book Ref #28731)  £18.00

BANKS, O.F. Modern Eclectic. Mitchell Beazley: 2001 1st ed 160 pp, profuse colour illustrations, directory. Fine in a lightly edge-worn d/w. A guide to the inventive use of antiques and modern design classics with today's furniture in an eclectic and individual fashion. (Book Ref #30739)  £10.00

BANKS, O.F. & TANQUERAY, R. Lofts. Living In Space. Carlton: 1999 1st ed 190 pp, profuse colour illustrations, resources. Fine in slightly nicked d/w. Combining the aspirational with the practical, a sourcebook with lavish photographs. (Book Ref #17045)  £14.00

BARBER, M. Gifts of Nature. An American Sampler. Meredith: 1995 1st ed 144 pp, profuse colour charts. Pictorial laminated boards. F. A variety of American pastoral designs, clearly charted, with precise instructions on transferring the design to a variety of different uses. (Book Ref #17349)  £8.50

BARKAS, N. The Quest of The Bellamy Jewels. Blackie: n.d 1st thus 208 pp, b/w frontis. VG in lightly edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #24065)  £8.00

BARKER, C.M. Flower Fairies of the Summer. Blackie & Son: n.d (1950's) rep unpaginated, 24 colour illustrations & b/w frontis by Barker. A near fine copy in a d/w chipped at the head and internally reinforced. A very attractive copy. (Book Ref #28892)  £50.00

BARKER, E. et al (eds). The Changing Status of The Artist. From The Open University Course 'Art and Its Histories'. Yale: 1999 p/b 1st ed 260 pp, 214 plates, mainly b/w. Fine. (Book Ref #32636)  £10.00

BARKLEM, J. The High Hills. Collins: 1986 1st ed unpaginated, dust wrapper, pictorial boards and profuse colour illustrations. Inscription o/w F/F. A Brambly Hedge book. (Book Ref #18026)  £10.00

BARNARD, E.A.B. Stanton and Snowshill. Gloucestershire. C.U.P: 1927 1st ed 122 pp, b/w plates. VG in worn, torn and internally repaired d/w. (Book Ref #23421)  £20.00

BARNARD, J. Victorian Ceramic Tiles. Studio Vista: 1979 rep 184 pp, numerous b/w illustrations, bibliog. Inscription, very light foxing to bottom edge o/w VG+ in d/w with lightly scratched back panel. The standard reference book. (Book Ref #21389)  £28.00

BARNES, D. Daffodils. For home, garden and show. David & Charles: 1987 1st ed 176 pp, colour and b/w photos and line drawings throughout. Fine in slightly torn d/w. Covers every aspect of care and cultivation with detailed descriptions of hundreds of cultivars. (Book Ref #14887)  £7.50

BARNES, GINA. L. China, Korea and Japan. The Rise of Civilisation in East Asia. Thames & Hudson: 1993 1st ed 288 pp, 217 b/w illustrations. A Fine copy in a VG+ d/w. The first published synthesis of East Asian archaeology and early history. (Book Ref #33430)  £15.00

BARNES, W. Poems of Rural life in the Dorset Dialect. Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co: 1893 1st ed 467 pp + 66 pp of Kegan Paul Pub. Sea green cloth, gilt titles. A VG copy. The first collection is divided by season and sundry pieces, while the second and third are undifferentiated. (Book Ref #32274)  £25.00

BARON, S (intro). Benny, King of Swing. Thames & Hudson: 1979 1st ed Unpaginated, 212 b/w photos and illustrations. VG+/VG+. Pictorial biography based on Benny Goodman's own archives. (Book Ref #16886)  £15.00

BARON, S (intro). Benny, King of Swing. Thames & Hudson: 1979 1st ed unpaginated, 212 b/w photos and illustrations. VG+ in chipped d/w. Two obituaries of Goodman loosely inserted. Pictorial biography based on Benny Goodman's own archives. (Book Ref #20747)  £13.50

BARON, W. & SHONE, R. Sickert Paintings. Yale: 1993 p/b 1st ed 365 pp, 239 colour and b/w illustrations. Fine in a lightly edge-worn d/w. The catalogue for the 1993 Royal Academy Exhibition. (Book Ref #29487)  £35.00

BARRETT, F.A. Worcester Porcelain. And Lund's Bristol. Faber: 1966 2nd ed 92 pp text, 8 colour and 144 b/w plates, bibliog. Top edge slightly dusty o/w VG+ in lightly edge-worn d/w with a few biro ticks on back panel. (Book Ref #20891)  £16.50

BARRETT, H. & PHILLIPS, J. Suburban Style. The British Home 1840 - 1960. Macdonald Orbis: 1988 rep 224 pp, 100 colour and 200 b/w illustrations, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. A useful source book for those wishing to renovate a property or interested in the neglected architecture and style of British suburbia. (Book Ref #33642)  £18.00

BARRETT, F.A. & THORPE, A.L. Derby Porcelain. Faber: 1971 1st ed 206 pp and, 8 colour plates, 177 b/w photos, Appendix, bibliog. VG+ in taped d/w. Exhaustive survey with a definitive list of figures attributed to Andrew Planche. (Book Ref #23362)  £25.00

BARTLETT, G. Fuchsias. Crowood: 1988 1st ed 192 pp, a few colour photos and b/w figures, bibliogCovers every aspect of Fuchsia growing, history and classification. (Book Ref #16388)  £8.50

BARTLETT, M. Gentians. Blandford: 1975 1st ed 160 pp, 9 b/w plates, 21 colour plates and line drawings, classification, table of species, societies, nurseries etc, bibliog. VG+/VG+. A monograph which seeks to de-mystify and promote gentian growing. (Book Ref #18218)  £8.00

BARTON, JE. The Changing World. Modern Art. BBC: 1932 p/b 1st ed 32 pp, 24 b/w plates, Suggestions for study. VG. A broadcast symposium in pamphlet form on modern art by a Headmaster of Bristol Grammar School. (Book Ref #22171)  £6.00

BARWICK, S. A Century of Style. Allen & Unwin: 1984 1st ed 187 pp, 80 b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+ in a spine-faded d/w. A useful volume on style-setters and the recycling of fashion. (Book Ref #32465)  £8.50

BASE, R. & HASLAM, D. The Movies of the Eighties. Macdonald: 1990 1st ed 287 pp, profuse colour photos, bibliog. VG+VG+. A full-length account of the movies of the eighties: the stars, directors and producers with over 400 original photographs. (Book Ref #25013)  £5.00

BASIE, C. & MURRAY, A. Good Morning Blues. The autobiography of Count Basie. Paladin: 1987 p/b rep 493 pp, b/w photos. Rear cover lightly creased o/w VG+. As told by Count Basie to award-winning novelist and jazz critic Albert Murray. (Book Ref #16579)  £6.00

BASON, D.J. & BASON, G.L. The Way It Was. A History of the Oxfordshire Cotswolds in Old Photographic Postcards. Breedon Books: 2000 p/b 1st ed 128 pp, numerous b/w illustrations. VG+. (Book Ref #25177)  £7.50

BASSETT, R. Just Me! (Baroness Von Kuhne). Memories of Stroud, Gloucester and the District from the age of three to eighty. Hathaway: n.d p/b 1st ed 88 pp, sepia photos. F in pictorial wraps. (Book Ref #13402)  £2.00

BATES, H.E. My Uncle Silas. Jonathan Cape: 1939 1st ed 190 pp, 27 full page and other smaller b/w drawings by Edward Ardizzone. Endpapers foxed o/w VG+ in a worn d/w with some loss to both bottom corners. (Book Ref #31732)  £95.00

BATHO, JOHN. John Batho. Photocolore. Colona: 1985 1st ed 72 pp, profuse colour photos throughout, exhibitions, publications in French5 page interview in French with Annie Chambonnet. (Book Ref #33483)  £15.00

BATSFORD, H. & FRY, C. The Cathedrals of England. Batsford: 1950 rep 128 pp, colour frontis, b/w photos and b/w drawings by Brian Cook. Bottom corners lightly bumped o/w VG+ in lightly edge-worn but bright and attractive d/w. Our Heritage Series. (Book Ref #22900)  £10.00

BATT, ELISABETH. The Crystal Mountain. Lutterworth: 1964 1st ed 79 pp, colour jacket and frontis. Prize label o/w VG+ in d/w with closed tears. Now in protective sleeve. The Golden Way series. (Book Ref #24657)  £7.50

BATTEN, A. Flowers of Southern Africa. Southern Book Publishers: 1988 1st ed 401 pp, 100 full page colour plates, bibliogNo. 1592 of the English edition, limited to 4000 copies. A heavy book. Please ring us for a postal quote. (Book Ref #32315)  £75.00

BATTIE, D. David Battie's Guide to Understanding Nineteenth and Twentieth Century British Porcelain. Including Fakes, Techniques and Prices. Antique Collectors Club: 1997 rep 320 pp, 64 colour and 472 b/w illustrations. VG+ in edge-worn and slightly torn d/w. Formatted in collecting areas rather than factories. Changing tastes are shown as a major factor influencing changes in value. (Book Ref #20024)  £20.00

BATTIE, D. & TURNER, M. The Price Guide to 19th and 20th Century British Pottery. Including Staffordshire Figures and Commemorative Wares. The Antique Collectors Club: 1990 rep 243 pp, 630 b/w and 16 colour illustrations, appendices, bibliog. Fine in a slightly chipped d/w. Reprint of the revised edition with updated prices. A comprehensive treatment useful for its detailed comments. (Book Ref #28898)  £18.00

BAWDEN, H. & BAWDEN, J. Woodland Plants and Sun Lovers. Faber: 1971 rep 180 pp, b/w photos. F in slightly worn d/w. Discusses plant types and their habitat from woodland to tropical. (Book Ref #3765)  £6.50

BAXANDALL, M. The Limewood Sculptors. Of Renaissance Germany. Yale: 1980 1st ed 420 pp, 4 colour plates, 101 b/w plates, 145 b/w figures in text. Owner's names o/w VG+ in a lightly edge-worn d/w. Treats the work of these distinctive sculptors as a historical document to be 'read'. Baxandall locates them in the move from a medieval guild system to a modern mercantile economy with all the accompanying religious and secular change of the period. (Book Ref #32560)  £35.00

BAXTER, COLIN. The Lake District. Self published: 2004 p/b 1st p/b ed 110 pp, profuse colour photos. Fine. Signed by the author on the half-title page. (Book Ref #33818)  £8.00

BAXTER, J. An Appalling Talent. Michael Joseph: 1973 1st ed 240 pp, b/w photos throughout text, filmog. VG in slightly nicked d/w. Examines both the flamboyant public Russell of his films and statements, and his private persona. (Book Ref #10686)  £12.00

BAXTER, J. An Appalling Talent. Michael Joseph: 1973 1st ed 240 pp, b/w photos throughout text, filmog. VG+/VG+. Examines both the flamboyant public Russell of his films and statements, and his private persona. (Book Ref #13657)  £15.00

BAXTER, J. Bunuel. Fourth Estate: 1994 1st ed 324 pp, b/w photos. F/VG+. Brings Luis Bunuel into the light for the first time. (Book Ref #9762)  £9.50

BAXTER, P. Just Watch. BFI: 1993 p/b 1st ed 211 pp, b/w photos throughout + colour oil portrait. M. 1932 - release of 'Blonde Venus' - a key year for Von Sternberg. The book is meticulously researched and discusses the film's relation to a fragmented society. (Book Ref #1976)  £5.99

BAYER, P. et al. Encyclopaedia of Arts and Crafts. The International Movement 1850-1920. Headline: 1989 1st thus 191 pp, b/w and colour illustrations, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Subject-by-subject surveys of the key areas. (Book Ref #33100)  £18.00

BAYER, H. & GROPIUS, G. & I. (eds). Bauhaus 1919-1928. Allen & Unwin: 1939 1st ed 224 pp, numerous b/w illustrations, bibliog. Spine ends worn and yellow cloth slightly grubby, owner's name o/w VG+. With common typewritten erration tipped-in. (Book Ref #31255)  £50.00

BAYLEY, N. Crab Cat. Walker: 1984 1st ed unpaginated, endpapers, 8 full page illustrations and decorations in colour. Laminated pictorial boards. F. (Book Ref #20167)  £7.50

BAYLEY, N. Puss in Boots. Jonathan Cape: 1976 1st ed unpaginated, 4 colour pop-up double page spreads. Pictorial laminated boards. Tiny indentation and a couple of very light scratches on front cover o/w fine. Signed by the author. Becoming difficult to find in this condition. (Book Ref #27869)  £40.00

BAYLEY, STEPHEN et al. Twentieth-Century Style and Design. Thames & Hudson: 1986 1st ed 320 pp, 140 colour and 310 b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Includes industrial, furniture, architecture, interiors and decorative arts. (Book Ref #32775)  £20.00

BAYLEY, S. & CONRAN, T. Design: Intelligence Made Visible. Conran-Octopus: 2007 327 pp, numerous colour illustrations. A Fine hardback without d/w. Encylopedia of designers and design. (Book Ref #33196)  £30.00

BEAL, G. (ed). The Magnet Companion '77. A directory. Howard Baker: 1976 1st ed 160 pp, few b/w illustrations. VG+ in chipped d/w. Complete list of every Greyfriars story published in the Magnet, together with biographical information on editors, contributors and artists. (Book Ref #23357)  £12.00

BEARD, G. The Work of Christopher Wren. John Bartholemew and Son: 1982 1st ed 240 pp, over 200 colour and b/w photos, illustrations and plans, bibliog. F/VG+. Comprehensive visual survey of Wren's work, with photographs by the distinguished architectural photographer Anthony Kersting. (Book Ref #15302)  £10.00

BEARD, G. The Work of Robert Adam. Bloomsbury: 1987 rep 244 pp, 181 b/w and 60 colour plates, chronology, list of buildings and monuments, bibliog. Top edge foxed o/w VG+/VG+. A visual survey of Adam's work with the plates, many specially photographed for this book, providing the only comprehensive coverage of his work since 1922.. (Book Ref #30913)  £11.00

BEARDSHAW, C. The Natural Gardener. Lessons From the Landscape. BBC: 2003 1st ed 160 pp, numerous smaller colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. Includes varied gardening landscapes - wetlands, rock, water, meadow and woodlands. (Book Ref #32089)  £12.00

BEATH NEWTON, W. The Death of James Dean. Sidgwick & Jackson: 1986 rep 201 pp, b/w photos, sources. VG+/F. Meticulous research and thorough coverage. (Book Ref #2036)  £7.00

BEATON, C. Air of Glory. A wartime scrapbook. HMSO: 1941 1st ed 88 pp, profuse b/w photos. Board extremities lightly rubbed and faded, inscription o/w VG+ in dust stained, chipped and worn d/w. Beaton's evocative work was almost lost when the room that contained them was devastated by a nearby bomb blast. (Book Ref #19148)  £50.00

BEATON, C. Ballet. Wingate: 1951 1st ed 85 pp, colour title page and 100+ b/w photos and drawings. Boards slightly bowed o/w VG+ in a slightly edge-worn but very bright d/w. Beaton's personal memoir of the ballet in photographs, drawings and highly memorable prose. (Book Ref #33500)  £20.00

BEATON, C. (intro). & BUCKLAND, G. The Magic Image. The genius of photography. Pavilion: 1989 p/b rep 304 pp, over 200 b/w plates. Covers very slightly chipped o/w VG+. Over 200 photographers are represented with a biography by Gail Buckland, a key photographer and Cecil Beaton's personal assessment of their work. (Book Ref #33809)  £15.00

BEATON, CECIL. & VICKERS, HUGO. (intro). Beaton in the Sixties. More Unexpurgated Diaries. Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 2003 1st ed 434 pp, b/w photos. Top edge lightly fingered o/w Fine in a Fine d/w. Wicked, waspish and an absolute delight. (Book Ref #33306)  £15.00

BEAUMONT, C.W. Ballet Design - Past and Present. The Studio: 1946 1st ed 216 pp, approx 500 illustrations, over 50 in colour. VG+. (Book Ref #4111)  £25.00

BEAUMONT, C.W. Puppets and the Puppet Stage. Special Winter Edition. The Studio: 1938 1st ed 144 pp, b/w photos and line drawings. Bright yellow pictorial wrappers, inscription, small amount of loss at spine head o/w VG+. Includes a short historical survey, the anatomy of the puppet, modern and international puppetry, the puppet in education, T.V, film and review. (Book Ref #11675)  £30.00

BEAVER, A. Middlesex Matters. A history of 125 years of Middlesex Freemasonry 1870-1995. Ian Allan: 1995 1st ed 417 pp, b/w photos. Fine in a lightly edge-worn and indented d/w. In celebration of the 125th anniversary of the founding of the Province on 22nd January 1870. (Book Ref #31662)  £25.00

BEAZLEY, E. Design and Detail of the Space Between Buildings. Architectural Press: 1962 rep 230 pp, b/w photos. Small inscription o/w VG in edge-worn and torn d/w. Includes paved surfaces, walls, fences and gates, drainage, parking and access. (Book Ref #22310)  £12.00

BECK, L. The Quilted Nursery. More Than 50 Co-ordinated Projects for Baby. Martingale: 1999 p/b 1st ed 143 pp, numerous colour illustrations. VG+. Packed with templates and easy to execute ideas. (Book Ref #28179)  £7.50

BECK, T. The Embroiderer's Garden. David & Charles: 1999 p/b rep 192 pp, 80 colour and 150 b/w illustrations, embroiderer's charts, bibliog. VG+. A source book of historical and contemporary craft interpretations of the garden through crafts including patchwork, quilting, free and machine embroidery and contemporary stump work. By a former lecturer in the Victoria and Albert Education Department. (Book Ref #28129)  £12.00

BECKETT, K. Readers Digest - A Garden for all Seasons. Readers Digest: 1991 1st ed 431 pp, profuse colour photos. VG. An easily accessible guide to year-round colour and form in your garden. (Book Ref #24981)  £10.00

BECKWITH, L. About My Father's Business. Hutchinson: 1971 1st ed 192 pp, occasional b/w line decorations by Douglas Hall. F in d/w with closed tear in front flap. (Book Ref #26085)  £10.00

BECKWITH, L. Lightly Poached. Hutchinson: 1973 1st ed 192 pp, occasional b/w line drawings by Douglas Hall. Fine in slightly nicked d/w. (Book Ref #26084)  £10.00

BEGO, M. The Best of Modern Screen. Columbus: 1986 p/b 1st ed 224 pp, numerous b/w photos. F. 'Contains many of the most exciting, glamorous, historic, humourous and outrageous material from the pages of Modern Screen'. (Book Ref #3632)  £9.50

BEGO, M. The Best of Modern Screen. Columbus: 1986 p/b 1st ed 224 pp, numerous b/w photos. Bottom of spine slightly bumped o/w VG+. Contains many of the most exciting, glamorous, historic, humourous and outrageous pages from 'Modern Screen'. (Book Ref #8949)  £7.50

BEHR, E. Thank Heaven for Little Girls. The true story of Maurice Chevalier's life and times. Hutchinson: 1993 1st ed 368 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, discog. Fine in a Fine d/w. The events that shaped and explain his life and art. (Book Ref #7465)  £8.50

BELAFONTE, D. & MARILL, A.H. The Films of Tyrone Power. Citadel: 1979 1st ed 224 pp, profuse b/w photos, stage, radio and TV appearances. A Fine copy in a laminated d/w. (Book Ref #33452)  £20.00

BELL, BRIAN. Fifty Years of Garden Machinery. Farming Press Books: 1995 1st ed 227 pp, nearly 400 illustrations, some colour, numerous b/w plates. Laminated pictorial jacket. VG+. Includes the development of two-wheeled garden vehicles and four-wheeled ride-on tractors, rotary cultivators, ploughs, cultivators, sprayers, chain saws, trucks and other garden equipment. (Book Ref #33605)  £15.00

BELL, JULIAN. Mirror of The World. Thames & Hudson: 2007 1st ed 496 pp, 267 colour and 105 b/w illustrations. Fine in Fine d/w. 'a beautifully crafted journey through the millennia ...in this vivid account...the richest story of art ever told'. Please note this book weighs 2100 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33508)  £15.00

BELL, KATHLEEN M. Sugar Candy. RTS: n.d 192 pp, colour jacket and frontis. Front endpaper neatly removed o/w VG in bright d/w lightly marked on back panel with loss to top of edge affecting the S of the title. Now in protective sleeve. The Crown Library. (Book Ref #24656)  £8.00

BELL, C. & BELL, B. City Fathers. The Early History of Town Planning in Britain. Cresset Press: 1969 1st ed 216 pp, numerous b/w illustrations and plans, bibliog. Gift Inscription o/w VG+ in a worn d/w. The story of the brave new towns and the pragmatic decisions which governed their fates. (Book Ref #31173)  £15.00

BELLENGHI, A. Cartomancy. Guild: 1988 rep 158 pp, colour and b/w illustrations, b/w line drawings, bibliog. Owners label o/w VG+/VG+. Early origins, fifteen card reading methods, full explanation of terminology and the exact meaning of each card and their relationship to astrology. (Book Ref #22859)  £8.00

BELLO, JANE HALSMAN. & BELLO, STEVE. Halsman: A Retrospective. Pavilion: 1998 1st ed 209 pp. Fine in a Fine d/w. The portraits of Philippe Halsman over a forty year career, many of which featured as Life covers. (Book Ref #33822)  £30.00

BELLOCCHIO, M. China is Near. Writings on film. Calder & Boyars: 1970 1st UK ed 160 pp, Numerous b/w photos. F in rubbed d/w. Bellocchio presents his views on the cinema, the film industry and the role of the director at work. (Book Ref #18682)  £10.00

BENAYOUN, R. The Look of Buster Keaton. Pavilion: 1984 1st UK ed 206 pp, over 300 b/w photos, stage appearances, filmog. Back top edge of d/w creased with short closed tear o/w VG+/VG+. Scholarly, incisive essays combine with superb photography to celebrate Keaton's life and work. (Book Ref #27171)  £30.00

BENCHLEY, N. Humphrey Bogart. Hutchinson: 1975 1st ed 242 pp, 100 b/w photos, filmog. Page edges slightly foxed o/w VG+ in chipped d/w. Raffish yet sensitive chronicle of Bogart's career with many previously unpublished photographs. (Book Ref #14148)  £12.50

BENHAM, H. Some Essex Water Mills. Essex County Newspapers: 1976 1st ed 120 pp, b/w illustrations throughout. Fine in an edge-worn and slightly torn d.w. Contains over a hundred mills past and present on the Rivers Chelmer, Blackwater and Colne, together with a dozen coastal tide mills. (Book Ref #30409)  £15.00

BENINGFIELD, G. Hardy Landscapes. Viking: 1990 1st ed 64 pp, colour plates and illustrations throughout by Gordon Beningfield. F/VG+. Beningfield here returns to a favourite theme, previously explored in Hardy Country and The Darkling Thrush. (Book Ref #24727)  £15.00

BENNETT, S. How To Buy Photographs. Phaidon: 1987 1st ed 160 pp, 150 b/w and a few colour photos. F/VG+. Covers most areas of collecting and includes a useful technical glossary. (Book Ref #23191)  £8.99

BENNETT, D. & MASCETTI, D. Understanding Jewellery. Antique Collectors Club: 1990 rep 386 pp, 738 colour plates, 30 b/w illustrations, approximate values, bibliog. Fine in a VG+ d/w. Offers identification, dating and valuation in one volume. Gives explanations on the factors affecting value, identification methods for gemstones and testing methods given in non-technical English. (Book Ref #31675)  £30.00

BENSON, A.C. Fasti Etonenses. A Biographical History of Eton Selected From the Lives of Celebrated Old Etonians. R. Ingalton Drake: 1899 1st ed 536 pp, 71 b/w full page plates. Front edges of boards watermarked, hinges and spine ends lightly rubbed, endpapers browned, inscription o/w a VG clean copy. (Book Ref #29845)  £18.00

BENSON, HARRY. (photos & text). The Beatles. In The Beginning. Mainstream: 1993 1st ed 125 pp, Over 120 b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. Published to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of The Beatles first trip to America. (Book Ref #33834)  £12.00

BENSON, T.O. Expressionist Utopias. Paradise. Metropolis . Architectural Fantasy. LACMA: 1993 p/b 1st ed 339 pp, some colour and b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+. Published as both catalogue and celebration of the Los Angeles County Museum Exhibition 0f 1993-4. Various essays examine an often-overlooked aspect of German Expressionist Art. (Book Ref #31988)  £15.00

BERENDT, J. The New Jazz Book. A History and Guide. Jazz Book Club: 1965 rep 314 pp, discog. VG+ in a slightly tanned and chipped d/w. A comprehensive overview of Jazz, from its roots to the early 1960s. (Book Ref #27761)  £8.00

BERENDT, J.E. The Story of Jazz - from New Orleans to Rock Jazz. Barrie & Jenkins: 1978 1st UK ed 192 pp, approx 100 b/w photos, bibliog, discog. VG+ in edge-worn d/w. Readable and well-illustrated history of the principal forms of jazz. (Book Ref #20334)  £10.00

BERENSON, B. & KIEL, H. (ed). Homeless Paintings of the Renaissance. Thames & Hudson: 1969 1st ed 256 pp, colour frontis, 422 b/w plates, list of illustrations. Inscription o/w VG+ in edge worn d/w adhering to back board edge. Consists of paintings whose very existence had been forgotten or had problems of attribution. Focuses on unlocated Siennese and Florentine work of the Trecento and Quattrocento. Concludes with chronologies of Fra Angelico and Fra Filippo. (Book Ref #13973)  £16.00

BERESFORD, E. The Wombles of Wimbledon. Benn: 1976 1st ed 134 pp, b/w illustrations by Barry Leith and Margaret Gordon. Small inscription o/w F/VG+. All the adventures from The Wombles at Work and The Wombles to the Rescue, with illustrations based on the original film puppets designed by Ivor Wood. (Book Ref #24274)  £30.00

BERGAN, R. Anthony Perkins. A haunted life. Little, Brown & Co: 1995 1st ed 404 pp, b/w photos, appendix, filmog. F/VG+. Draws on extensive interviews with Perkins' friends and colleagues to paint a moving and sympathetic portrait of this complex star. (Book Ref #17616)  £10.00

BERGAN, R. The United Artists Story. Octopus: 1986 1st ed 352 pp, b/w photos throughout, extensive appendices on all the companies' activities. VG+/VG+. The complete history of the studio and its 1581 films. (Book Ref #18842)  £30.00

BERGEN, C. Knock Wood. Hamish Hamilton: 1984 1st ed 225 pp, b/w photos. VG/VG. (Book Ref #23764)  £5.00

BERGESEN, V. Bergesen's British Ceramics Price Guide. Barrie & Jenkins: 1992 1st ed 607 pp, 1500 small b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Top edge lightly marked o/w Fine. A complete collecting and identification guide. (Book Ref #32157)  £14.00

BERGMAN, I. & BURGESS, A. My Story. Michael Joseph: 1980 1st ed 480 pp, b/w photos. F/VG. (Book Ref #556)  £7.50

BERKOVITUS, I. & HORN, Z.(Trans). Illuminated Manuscripts in Hungary. Xl-XVl Centuries. Irish University Press: 1969 1st ed 94 pp of text, 44 colour plates, 47 b/w figures, folding plate in pocket, bibliog. Boards slightly bowed o/w F in d/w with chipped extremities. Covers a vigorous period of illuminative art which saw Hungary absorb and then enter the western cultural mainstream. Both miniature painting and Renaissance manuscripts are covered by an expert. (Book Ref #17022)  £25.00

BERNARD, K.A. Lincoln and the Music of the Civil War. Caxton: 1966 1st ed 331 pp, b/w photos. VG+ in slightly edge-worn d/w. Signed dedication by the author on the half title page. Bernard relates the events which inspired thousands of new compositions. These inspired in turn soldiers, civilians and notably, America's President. (Book Ref #19535)  £30.00

BERNARD, S. Bernard of Hollywood's Marilyn. Images by Hollywood's great glamour photographer. Boxtree: 1993 1st ed 122 pp, profuse b/w and colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. Famous stills photographer's portraits of Marilyn. (Book Ref #32090)  £12.00

BERRALL, J. The Garden. An illustrated history from ancient Egypt to the present day. Thames & Hudson: 1966 1st ed 388 pp, 25 colour, 175 b/w plates and 116 illustrations in the text. Spine of d/w slightly faded o/w F/VG+. Wide ranging and beautifully illustrated. (Book Ref #2307)  £10.00

BERRALL, J. The Garden. An illustrated history. Penguin: 1978 p/b rep 388 pp, 203 b/w and colour plates and 116 illustrations in the text. Stamped 'pulp copy' on f. ep VG. (Book Ref #23328)  £6.00

BERRIDGE, C. The Almshouses of London. Ashford: 1987 1st ed 74 pp, profuse b/w and colour photos by author, maps, notes. VG+/VG+. Luxuriously illustrated guide around London's almshouses, both demolished and surviving, chronicling their virtually forgotten history. (Book Ref #17810)  £7.50

BERRIDGE, C. The Almshouses of London. Ashford: 1987 1st ed 74 pp, profuse b/w and colour photos by author, maps, bibliog. Fine in a slightly torn d/w. Luxuriously illustrated guide around London's almshouses, both demolished and surviving, chronicling their virtually forgotten history. (Book Ref #30039)  £6.00

BERRY, S. (et al). The Small Garden. Designing and Planting Outdoor Living Space. Salamander: 2001 p/b 1st ed 256 pp, profuse colour photos. VG+. Well illustrated inspiration for gardeners with small gardens, including step by step guides. (Book Ref #29202)  £7.50

BERRY, S. & BRADLEY, S. A Gardener's Guide. Channel 4: 1993 1st ed 160 pp, profuse diagrams, some colour photos, further reading. Fine in a Fine d/w. Step-by-step working in partnership with nature. (Book Ref #2523)  £8.50

BERRY, S. & BRADLEY, S. Plant Life. A Gardener's Guide. Channel 4: 1993 1st ed 160 pp, profuse diagrams, some colour photos, further reading. Fine in a Fine d/w. Step-by-step working in partnership with nature. (Book Ref #21082)  £4.99

BERTELLI, C. Piero Della Francesco. BCA: 1992 rep 240 pp, many colour and some b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+/VG+. A full catalogue and biography, examination of Piero's theories on the structure of The Universe and light and reflection. (Book Ref #26056)  £15.00

BERTHOLD. Berthold Phototypes. Body Types Vol 1. Berthold Callwey: 1982 2nd ed 1136 pp. Board edges lightly marked, page edges browned o/w VG+ in a slightly torn d/w. Synopsis, Catalogue, Layouts, 872 Type Faces. (Book Ref #18444)  £35.00

BERTHOUD, R. The Life of Henry Moore. Faber: 1987 1st ed 465 pp, 190 b/w photos, notes, list of illustrations. A Fine copy in a Fine d/w. Sharpe observation and many insights gleaned from a mass of material including interviews with Moore's friends and colleagues. (Book Ref #26588)  £15.00

BERTON, P. Hollywood's Canada. The Americanization of our national image. McClelland & Stewart: 1975 1st ed 303 pp, 109 b/w illustrations and photos, appendix, notes. VG+ in price clipped and edge worn d/w with some fading. "If foreigners think of this country as a land of snowswept forests and mountains, devoid of large cities and peopled by happy-go-lucky French Canadians, wild trappers, and grim-jawed Mounties-that's because Hollywood has pictured us that way". (Book Ref #8958)  £15.00

BERTON, R. Remembering Bix. A Memoir of The Jazz Age. W.H. Allen: 1974 1st UK ed 428 pp, 16 pp b/w photos, bibliog. Ex-Library with usual stamps and pocket remains o/w VG in d/w with sunned spine. 'Hoagy Carmichael once said that once you heard Bix Beiderbecke blow four notes on his horn, your life would never be the same again'. (Book Ref #20953)  £8.00

BERTON, R. Remembering Bix. A memoir of the jazz age. W.H. Allen: 1974 1st UK ed 428 pp, 16 pp b/w photos, bibliog. VG+/VG+. 'Hoagy Carmichael once said that once you heard Bix Beiderbecke blow four notes on his horn, your life would never be the same again'. (Book Ref #23364)  £15.00

BEST, R. et al. The Beatles. The True Beginnings. Spine: 2002 p/b 1st ed 200 pp, profuse duotone pictures throughout. Fine. The origins of the Casbah Coffee Club, founded by Pete Best's Mother and its role in launching the Beatles. (Book Ref #25825)  £8.00

BETJEMAN, J. (ed). Collins Guide to Parish Churches of England and Wales. Collins: 1980 revised ed 528 pp, b/w photos. Bottom edge lightly bumped o/w VG+ in slightly creased d/w. An aesthetic and atmospheric assessment of English, Manx and Welsh parish churches. (Book Ref #23012)  £13.50

BETJEMAN, J (ed). & PIPER, J (ed). Murray's Buckinghamshire Guide. Murray: 1948 1st ed 132 pp, 166 b/w photos and a map. E.ps very slightly foxed o/w VG+ in edge-worn, torn but bright d/w. The first, and only, title in the series. (Book Ref #23479)  £25.00

BETTHAUSEN, P. & GOMBRICH, D. (trans). Karl Friedrich Schinkel. Henschelverlag: 1985 1st ed unpaginated, 15 colour and 54 b/w plates, bibliog. Pictorial laminated boards lightly bumped at bottom of spine o/w VG+. Schinkel was the architect responsible for many of the public buildings commissioned as Berlin became not only Prussia's, but Germany's state capital. This book also examines his paintings, furniture and decorative designs. (Book Ref #26816)  £15.00

BICKERSTETH, D. (JOHN. (ed). The Bickersteth Diaries. 1914-1918. Leo Cooper: 1998 new ed 332 pp, b/w photos, b/w map endpapers. A Fine copy in a Fine d/w. With foreword by Donald Coggan and Introduction by John Terraine. An imaginatively-edited encapsulation of eleven volumes of Ella Bickerstaff's labour of love which 'presents a vivid mixture of English social, military and family history from 1914-1918. (Book Ref #32450)  £20.00

BICKERTON, L.M. Eighteenth Century English Drinking Glasses. An Illustrated Guide. Antique Collectors Club: 1986 2nd revised enlarged ed 431 pp, 1,220 b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+ in d/w with a very small loss from the top edge of the front panel. Enlarged, revised and extensively updated edition with an extensive bibliography by Dr Robert Elleray. (Book Ref #33377)  £30.00

BIDWELL, S. The Women's Royal Army Corps. Leo Cooper: 1977 1st ed 141 pp, 24 b/w plates. F/VG+. Written with objectivity and balance, telling how the WRACS earned respect and admiration. (Book Ref #28006)  £7.00

BIGGS, J. & ROBINSON, B (illus). The Pop-up Kama Sutra. Aiden Ellis: 1984 1st ed unpaginated, illustrated colour pop-ups throughout. Bottom corner lightly creased o/w Fine. A brisk but highly entertaining pop-up look at a time-honoured subject. (Book Ref #28922)  £8.00

BIGGS, J. & ROBINSON, B (illus). The Pop-up Kama Sutra. Aiden Ellis: 1984 1st ed unpaginated, illustrated colour pop-ups throughout. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. A brisk but highly entertaining pop-up look at a time-honoured subject. (Book Ref #31309)  £8.00

BIHALJI-MERIN, O. Modern Primitives. Naive paintings from the 17th century to the present day. Thames & Hudson: 1971 1st ed 304 pp, 389 illustrations, including 204 colour plates, bibliog. VG+ in lightly nicked d/w. The first comprehensive history and critical survey of the naive art of modern times. (Book Ref #18733)  £15.00

BIHALJI-MERIN, O. Modern Primitives. Naive paintings from the 17th century to the present day. Gallery Books: 1971 1st UK ed 304 pp, 389 illustrations, including 204 colour plates, bibliog. VG+ in lightly nicked d/w. The first comprehensive history and critical survey of the naive art of modern times. Please note this book weighs 2175 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33534)  £18.00

BILLETER, E. Art-Expo 87. The international review of the major exhibitions and events of the past year. Phaidon: 1987 1st ed 312 pp, 200 colour and 135 b/w photos. VG+ in nicked d/w. Originally published in German as Art-Expo 1986, available here in English for the first time. Featured artists include Kurt Switters, Joseph Beuys, Christo, Lovis Corinth, Naum Gabo, Kokoscka, Lyonel Feininger, Diego Riviera and many more. (Book Ref #33409)  £10.00

BILLINGTON, J. Really Small Gardens. A practical guide to gardening in a truly small space. Quadrille: 1998 1st ed 192 pp, profuse colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. To inspire everyone with small plots to create a class act in their own back yard. (Book Ref #16783)  £12.00

BILLSON, A. My Name is Michael Caine. A Life in Film. Muller: 1991 p/b 1st ed 192 pp, b/w and a few colour photos. VG+. (Book Ref #23772)  £5.00

BINDMAN, D. (ed). John Flaxman, R.A. Royal Academy: 1979 p/b 1st ed 188 pp, numerous small b/w illustrations. VG. To accompany the Royal Academy Exhibition 1979. (Book Ref #31520)  £15.00

BINNEY, M. & BURMAN, P. Change and Decay. The Future of our Churches. Studio Vista: 1977 p/b 1st ed 191 pp, b/w photos. VG+. Written to alert laymen to the wholesale decay and destruction threatening both Anglican and nonconformist buildings. Covers all aspects of church architecture and furnishings. (Book Ref #25226)  £7.50

BINNEY, M. & SAPIEHA, N. Country Manors of Portugal. A Passage Through Seven Centuries. Antique Collectors Club: 1987 1st ed 231 pp, numerous colour photos, bibliog. VG+ in a lightly edge-worn d/w. Domestic architecture ranging in influence from Moorish through French. Attention is paid to the tiles (azulejos) and to more recent homes built in the Azores, Madiera and Brazil. (Book Ref #31137)  £20.00

BINNEY, M. & SAPIEHA, N. Country Manors of Portugal. A Passage Through Seven Centuries. Antique Collectors Club: 1987 1st ed 231 pp, numerous colour photos, bibliog. VG+ in a lightly edge-worn d/w. Domestic architecture ranging in influence from Moorish through French. Attention is paid to the tiles (azulejos) and to more recent homes built in the Azores, Madiera and Brazil. (Book Ref #31181)  £20.00

BIRD, R. How to Plan a Small Garden. Hamlyn: 1998 1st ed 128 pp, profuse colour photos. Laminated boards F/F. A questionnaire forms the basis of the book, guiding readers towards a range of inspirational and practical solutions. (Book Ref #17767)  £8.50

BIRD, R. How to Plan a Small Garden. Hamlyn: 2001 p/b 1st thus 128 pp, colour photos, tool guide. F. Simple solutions, colourful plantings, quick-fix ideas. (Book Ref #20570)  £3.99

BISGROVE, R. The Flower Garden. A complete illustrated guide to planting beautiful flowers for year round colour. Guild: 1989 1st ed 144 pp, colour photos. Laminated boards. F. (Book Ref #14272)  £6.00

BISGROVE, R. The Gardens of Gertrude Jekyll. Frances Lincoln: 1992 1st ed 192 pp, watercolour plans + colour photos by Andrew Lawson. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Bisgrove has analysed and re-interpreted Jekyll's planting plans, most previously unpublished, for today's gardeners. (Book Ref #33609)  £15.00

BISSET, N.G. & WICHTL, M. (eds). Herbal Drugs and Phytopharmaceuticals. A handbook for Practice on a Scientific Basis with Reference to German Commission E Monographs. Medpharm: 2001 p/b rep 566 pp, numerous colour and b/w illustrations. Fine. Selling elsewhere for GB Pounds 117.00. (Book Ref #25334)  £35.00

BIZLEY, A.C. The Slate Figures of Cornwall. Alice Bizley: 1965 1st ed 184 pp, 67 b/w line drawings by the author. VG+ in lightly browned and slightly edge-worn d/w. Signed on title page by the author. Careful study of an ancient craft peculiar to Cornwall; that of carving family portraits in slate. (Book Ref #23524)  £30.00

BIZONY, P. Invisible Worlds. Exploring The Unseen. Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 2004 1st ed 229 pp, numerous colour illustrations. Fine in a VG+ d/w. Computer simulations, powered by 21st century mathematics, have generated over a hundred extraordinary images, from inside the atom to the edge of our universe. (Book Ref #31504)  £12.50

BLACKBURN, J. Charles Waterton 1782-1865. Traveller and Conservation. Bodley Head: 1989 1st ed 243 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. F/F. Famous for his eccentricities in his lifetime, Walton wrote on his explorations in South America, turned his estate into an animal sanctuary and fought against Victorian destruction and pollution. (Book Ref #26729)  £8.00

BLACKWELL, L. The End of Print. The Graphic Design of David Carson. Laurence King: 1995 p/b 1st ed unpaginated, profuse colour illustrations. Fine. A lavishly illustrated portfolio of work by one of the most influential graphic designers of the 1990s. (Book Ref #29932)  £12.00

BLACKWOOD, R. & HEAD, C. Old Crown Derby China Works. The King Street Factory 1849-1935. Landmark Collector's Library: 2003 1st ed 464 pp, 222 colour and 147 b/w illustrations, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. A history of the factory, artists, modellers and workforce. Covers factory marks, recipes, invoices and sales, the range of products and quality control. (Book Ref #32032)  £18.00

BLAIR, A. Christmas Cards for the Collector. Batsford: 1986 1st ed 128 pp, 111 b/w and 13 colour illustrations. F/VG+. The story of seasonal greetings, starting from the first ever card produced in 1843. (Book Ref #21706)  £7.50

BLAKE, S. & BEACHAM, R. The Book of Cheltenham. Barracuda Books: 1082 1st ed , b/w illustrations throughout, list of subscribers, bibliog. F/VG+. No 367 of a limited edition of which 482 subscribers are listed. (Book Ref #30596) 20.00

BLAKEMORE, K. Snuff Boxes. Muller: 1976 1st ed 176 pp, 11 colour plates, 48 b/w illustrations, bibliog. Fine in A Fine d/w. (Book Ref #31176)  £8.00

BLESH, R. Shining Trumpets. A history of jazz. Cassell: 1954 rep 365 pp, b/w photos, notes. Tape marks on e.ps o/w VG. (Book Ref #21004)  £10.00

BLISS, M. & DAY, M. Cirencester Benefit Society. 1890- 1990. Alan Sutton: 1990 p/b 1st ed 100 pp, a few b/w photos. F. A Friendly Society, based on the Holloway Principles, formulated by George Holloway of Stroud, as a centralised benefit society.. Regular sickness contributions were based on a sliding scale,increasing with age and sickness liability, the surplus from investments in securities being divided yearly among members.. (Book Ref #17311)  £7.50

BLITZ, M. Donald Duck. NEL: 1979 1st UK ed 256 pp, profuse b/w and colour photos, bibliog, filmog. Fine in slightly torn d/w. The complete authorised biography of the 'charming and irrascible' ' fine feathered fowl'. (Book Ref #12759)  £20.00

BLOCH-DERMANT, J. The Art of French Glass. 1860 -1914. Thames & Hudson: 1980 1st UK ed 204 pp, 300 illustrations, 118 in colour, glossary, bibliog. Bottom of front board slightly chipped with small colour losses o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #33453)  £25.00

BLOCKLEY, J. Learn to Paint - Pastels. Collins: 1990 p/b rep 64 pp, colour illustrations throughout. F. All the basic techniques for painting with pastel, with many step-by-step exercises. (Book Ref #24280)  £5.00

BLOOM, A. Summer Garden Glory. How to make the most of your garden from spring through to autumn. Harper Collins: 1996 1st ed 144 pp, profuse colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #7707)  £5.00

BLUM, D. A Pictorial History of the Talkies. Spring Books: 1974 revised ed 379 pp, over 4250 b/w photos. Front board lightly water-stained o/w VG+ in chipped d/w. Comprehensive visual history of the motion picture. (Book Ref #23919)  £7.50

BLUNT, A. Art and Architecture in France 1500 - 1700. Penguin: 1957 rep 316 pp, 192 b/w plates, 29 figures, extensive notes, bibliog. VG+ in slip case. Architecture, sculpture, painting, engraving and the decorative arts are considered against their historical background. (Book Ref #6504)  £20.00

BLUNT, A. (ed). Baroque & Rococo. Architecture & Decoration. Granada: 1982 p/b re-issue 352 pp, 427 b/w photos by Wim Swaan. Front cover creased across top corner, small previous owner's name o/w VG. (Book Ref #33529)  £12.00

BLUNT, W. The Compleat Naturalist. A Life of Linnaeus. Frances Lincoln: 2001 1st thus 264 pp, colour and b/w illustrations throughout, Appendix, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. A lively and well-illustrated account of Carl Linnaeus's life. (Book Ref #23009)  £15.00

BLYTON, E. Noddy's ABC. A Pop-Up. Purnell: 1968 1st ed 10 pp, 3 pop-ups, colour drawings. Pictorial laminated boards, Small chip at spine end o/w a bright copy, VG+. (Book Ref #17886)  £15.00

BLYTON, ENID. Bimbo and Topsy. Newnes: 1953 5th ed 192 pp, b/w illustrations throughout by Lucy Gee. Front lower edge lightly faded, 2 small dark marks on rear board, prelims and page edges slightly foxed o/w a clean, attractive copy. (Book Ref #32173)  £14.00

BLYTON, ENID. The Castle of Adventure. Macmillan: 1946 1st ed 318 pp, frontis and b/w illustrations throughout by Stuart Tresillian. Boards lightly rubbed at extremities, with one small brown mark to rear board. Slightly marked at lower edge with page edges slightly browned. Gift inscription and owners name and address o/w a sound, clean VG copy. (Book Ref #32727)  £25.00

BLYTON, ENID. The Island of Adventure. Macmillan: 1956 rep 340 pp, rontis and b/w illustrations throughout by Stuart Tresillian. Rear board lightly marked, spine background lightly faded, page edges lightly marked with 27 inked on top edge o/w clean, tight copy. (Book Ref #26435)  £18.00

BLYTON, ENID. The Sea of Adventure. Macmillan: 1952 rep 320 pp, dustwrapper, frontis and b/w illustrations throughout by Stuart Tresillian. Closed page edges lightly marked and slightly foxed, gift inscription o/w a tight, bright copy in an edge-worn d/w with small losses and two tears with text unaffected, not price-clipped. Now in protective sleeve. (Book Ref #32618)  £22.50

BOCKRIS, V. Patti Smith. Fourth Estate: 1998 1st ed 278 pp, b/w photos, interview, source notes, bibliog, discog. F/F. A detailed look at "the high priestess of punk" and the underground scene of New York she rose to prominence in. (Book Ref #28901)  £8.00

BODEEN, D. From Hollywood. Career Studies of Seventeen Celebrated Players. A.S. Barnes: 1976 1st ed 352 pp, numerous b/w photos, filmog. VG+ in edge-worn d/w. Includes the work of Theda Bara,Geraldine Farrar, Lon Chaney and Delores Del Rio. Filmography for each player. (Book Ref #31)  £7.00

BOEHM, E. Behind Enemy Lines. WW2 Allied/Axis propaganda. Wellfleet: 1989 1st ed 203 pp, colour and b/w illustrations throughout, appendix. VG+ in nicked and lightly edge-worn d/w. Psychological warfare through posters, postcards, cartoons and slogans. (Book Ref #22024)  £15.00

BOGDANOVICH, P. Picture Shows. Peter Bogdanovich on the movies. Allen & Unwin: 1975 1st ed 271 pp. fore edge slightly marked o/w VG+/VG. A personal view of the cinema and Hollywood, including a discussion on Bogdanovich's favourite films. (Book Ref #15486)  £10.00

BOGDANOVITCH, P. Allan Dwan. The last pioneer. Studio Vista: 1971 p/b 1st ed 200 pp, b/w photos throughout text, filmog. VG. (Book Ref #561)  £5.00

BOGLE, D. Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies and Bucks. An Interpretive History of Blacks in American Film. Continuum: 1991 p/b enlarged ed 322 pp, a few b/w stills. VG. (Book Ref #31794)  £10.00

BOHSTEDT, JOHN. Riots and Community Politics. in England and Wales 1990-1810. Harvard: 1983 1st ed 310 pp, notes, manuscript sources. Top edge lightly foxed o/w VG+ in torn d/w internally repaired with slightly faded d/w. (Book Ref #33740)  £25.00

BOISSET, C. Town Gardens. Frances Lincoln: 1989 1st ed 168 pp, over 150 colour photos and b/w plans, suggested reading. Fine in a Fine d/w. Inspiring examples are backed by an invaluable catalogue of 120 plants carefully selected for the town garden. (Book Ref #32371)  £8.00

BOITANI, F. et al. & TORELLI, M. (intro). Etruscan Cities. Cassell: 1975 1st UK ed 336 pp, profuse colour illustrations, chronology, glossary, bibliog. A Fine copy in a Fine d/w. 'Highly competent distillation of knowledge old and new' written for the educated layman with each of the sites of Northern and Southern Etruria covered. (Book Ref #28994)  £25.00

BOLAND, B. Gardener's Magic and Other Old Wives' Lore. The Bodley Head: 1977 1st ed 64 pp, reproduction duotone woodcuts. F/F. (Book Ref #26603)  £6.00

BOLAND, M. & BOLAND, B. Old Wives' Lore for Gardeners. Bodley Head: 1976 1st ed 63 pp, b/w and coloured illustrations. F/F. Signed by the author. A sprinkling of superstition mingled with much good sense. (Book Ref #26604)  £6.50

BOLLER, P. & DAVIS, R. Hollywood Anecdotes. Macmillan: 1987 1st ed 493 pp, notes. Inscription o/w F/VG+. 'Salty but authoritive short history of the movies'. Steven Bach. (Book Ref #2125)  £8.00

BONAVIA, D. & BARTLETT, M. Tibet. Wellfleet: 1988 rep 127 pp, 94 colour plates, chronology, captions, bibliog. VG+ in a very slightly edge-worn d/w. Beautiful photographic journey through Tibet, the authors being amongst the first Westerners to visit this remarkable country since 1949. (Book Ref #32476)  £15.00

BOND, D. The Guinness Guide to 20th Century Fashion. Guinness: 1981 1st ed 236 pp, colour and b/w illustrations throughout. VG+ in slightly nicked d/w. Discusses the world of haute couture and its designers as well as everyday dress, showing how social changes have had a direct influence on fashion. (Book Ref #25719)  £10.00

BOND, M. Monastic Landscapes. Tempus: 2004 p/b 1st ed 384 pp, b/w photos, line drawings and maps. Top corner slightly creased o/w VG+. Mick Aston describes the book as 'gathering and ordering all the material and marshalling the information to give us a full and comprehensive survey of the monastic contribution to the medieval landscape.'. (Book Ref #33298)  £15.00

BOND, M. The Great Big Paddington Book. Collins: 1976 1st ed 45 pp, colour pictures throughout by Ivor Wood. Laminated pictorial boards. VG+. (Book Ref #25160)  £12.00

BONHAMS. Fine Jewellery. Bonhams: 1995 p/b 1st ed 50 pp, several colour photos. Fine. Catalogue of the November 1995 sale. (Book Ref #32898)  £5.00

BONO, F. & KOSKINEN, M. (eds). Film in Sweden. Swedish Film Today. Svenska Institute: 1996 p/b 1st ed 164 pp, a few colour and b/w photos. VG+. The first comprihensive book to focus on Swedish films of the 1980's and 90's. (Book Ref #19009)  £7.50

BOORMAN, J. (ed). & DONOHUE, W. (ed). Projections 2. Film-makers on film-making. Faber: 1993 p/b 1st ed 378 pp, b/w photos. Spine extremities lightly chipped, bottom of prelims lightly cockled o/w VG+. Forum for film-makers in which the practitioners of cinema write about their craft. (Book Ref #21500)  £7.50

BOOTH-CLIBBORN, E. Une Annee d'Illustration Europeenne 82/83. Arnoldo Mondaori Editore: 1982 1st ed 255 pp, colour illustrations throughout. VG+ in lightly chipped d/w. The 9th Annual. (Book Ref #33406)  £12.00

BOOTH-CLIBBORN, E. Une Annee d'Illustration Europeenne 83/84. Fleetbooks: 1983 1st ed 183 pp, colour illustrations throughout. VG+ in lightly chipped d/w. The 10th Annual. (Book Ref #33405)  £12.00

BOOTH-CLIBBORN, E. Une Annee d'Illustration Europeenne 84/85. Fleetbooks: 1984 1st ed 188 pp, colour illustrations throughout. VG+ in VG+ d/w. The 11th Annual. (Book Ref #33407)  £15.00

BORDWELL, D. Making Meaning. Inference and rhetoric in the interpretation of cinema. Harvard: 1996 p/b rep 334 pp, Notes. Corners slightly creased o/w VG+. Academic study approached with Bordwell's characteristically refreshing candor and wit. (Book Ref #22168)  £13.50

BORHAN, P. (ed). Andre Kertesz. His Life and Work. Bulfinch: 1994 1st ed 367 pp, 335 duotone and 15 colour photos, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. A chronological overview of a life and career that spanned eight decades and several continents. The first complete retrospective, nearly a third of the images previously unpublished. (Book Ref #33799)  £65.00

BORSCHKE, K. Romantische Marchen. Arthur Wolf: 1923 1st ed 112 pp of text in German, decorative b/w title and 5 colour plates by Borschke. Inner front hinge slightly pulled, page edges lightly foxed, red decorated boards very lightly water marked o/w VG+. An attractively bright copy. A limited edition of 250 with fairy tales by Tieck, Morike, Brentano, Hauff and Hoffmann. (Book Ref #11433)  £20.00

BORSI, F. The Monumental Era. European Architecture and Design 1929-1939. Lund Humphries: 1987 1st UK ed 207 pp, numerous b/w illustrations, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Examines national contributions, teasing out complex relationships between individual styles and architects, analysing paradoxes with great insight. (Book Ref #29526)  £25.00

BOSWELL, J. & DOBSON, A. (intro). The Life of Samuel Johnson. In 3 Volumes. Dent: 1925 rep 458 pp, 464 pp, 466 pp, approx. 100 pen and ink drawings by Herbert Railton, photogravure portraits, b/w map endpapers. Gilt decorated sea green textured cloth. Spine lettering slightly darkened but front board cartouches bright, some endpapers slightly browned o/w VG+. Edited with notes by Arnold Glover of the Inner Temple. (Book Ref #30613)  £28.00

BOTEY, J.M. Inside Barcelona. Discovering Barcelona's Classic Interiors. Phaidon: 1992 1st ed 127 pp, colour photos throughout by Peter Aprahamian. Olympic Games Promotional Gift Label tipped to front endpaper o/w Fine in a Fine d/w. A photographic record of a hundred historic interiors. (Book Ref #31102)  £15.00

BOTT, C.G. The Life and Work of Alfred Bestall. Illustrator of Rupert Bear. Bloomsbury: 2003 1st ed 338 pp, colour plates and b/w draawings throughout, list of artwork. F/F. The author was Bestall's godchild and niece and inherited much of his artwork on his death. (Book Ref #26181)  £12.00

BOUCHIER, C. Shooting Star. The last of the silent film stars. Atlantis: 1996 p/b 1st ed 247 pp, a few b/w photos, filmog. F. Known as England's IT girl, she survived seventy years in show business. (Book Ref #19498)  £8.50

BOUDAILLE, G. Expressionists. Alpine Fine Arts: 1976 1st ed 170 pp, 48 colour and numerous b/w illustrations, chronology, bibliog. VG+ in chipped d/w. Examines the work of Kokoschka, Nolde, Kirschner, Beckmann and Pechmann and many others and various movements such as the Brucke and Blaue Reiter. (Book Ref #12164)  £12.50

BOURNE, P. Redpath. 1895 - 1965 Her Life and Work. Canongate Books: 1996 p/b 1st thus 112 pp, 87 colour illustrations, catalogue of exhibited works, exhibitions, transcript of 1961 BBC film on Anne Redpath, bibliog. VG+. Originally published to coincide with The Portland Gallery's 1989 exhibition, a well-illustrated book on the vivid personality and work of Anne Redpath. (Book Ref #30681)  £20.00

BOUZEREAU, L. The Art of Bond. From storyboard to screen: the creative process behind the James Bond Phenomenon. Boxtree: 2006 1st ed 240 pp, numerous colour photos. Fine in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #33587)  £10.00

BOVAY, G-M. Cinema. Un oeil ouvert sur le monde. Editions Clairefontaine Lausanne: 1952 p/b rep 152 pp, 100 b/w illustrations. Paper covers edge-worn with 30mm tear to top of front panel, eps lightly foxed o/w VG. Text in French. Contributors include Jean Cocteau, Leon Moussinac, Georges Sadoul and Andre Bazin. (Book Ref #21518)  £15.00

BOWE, PATRICK. Gardens in Portugal. Taurus Parke: 1989 1st ed 223 pp, colour photos by Nicola Sapieha, bibliog. VG+ in VG+ d/w. All periods of Portugeese garden architecture are discussed together with the profusion of exotic plants. (Book Ref #33614)  £25.00

BOWEN, MARJORIE. The Viper of Milan. A Romance of Lombardy. Peacock: 1963 1st thus 282 pp, Cover and title page illustration by Hilary Aberhams. VG. (Book Ref #28257)  £7.50

BOWLES, E.A. My Garden in Summer. David & Charles: 1972 rep 316 pp, b/w photos. Ex library copy, new front endpapers, usual stamps, small red ink mark on top edge o/w VG/VG. Sought-after classic, first published in 1914. (Book Ref #16261)  £16.50

BOWLES, P. & BERTOLUCCI, B. The Sheltering Sky. Scribners: 1990 p/b 1st ed 96 pp, profuse colour photos. VG+. Unique insight into the major film, based on the novel by Paul Bowles. (Book Ref #22010)  £5.00

BOWN, D. Fine Herbs. Fine Herbs for a Beautiful Garden. Unwin: 1988 1st ed 160 pp, colour photos, b/w illustrations. Fine in a Fine d/w. A well-deserved modern standard work. (Book Ref #17056)  £8.00

BOWN, DENI. Alba. The Book of White Flowers. Unwin Hyman: 1989 1st ed 160 pp, colour photos and line drawings. VG+ in price-clipped d/w. An A-Z of over 1000 white plants. (Book Ref #33511)  £10.00

BOWYER, C. The Short Sunderland. Aston: 1989 1st ed 192 pp, b/w photos throughout, Appendix. F/VG+. (Book Ref #31322)  £25.00

BOX, M. Odd Woman Out. Leslie Frewin: 1974 1st ed 272 pp, 37 b/w photos. VG+/VG+. 'The autobiography of the leading woman film director, feminist, playwright, novelist, publisher and Oscar winning screenwriter'. (Book Ref #27231)  £12.00

BOXALL, T. Gypsy Camera. Creative Monochrome: 1992 1st ed 124 pp, approx 80 b/w plates. Fine in Fine d/w. Taken 1964-68, a record of a vanishing way of life reflected in the 'weathered faces of the life-hardened adults and lively, expressive child studies' with informative commentary by Brian Raywid. (Book Ref #33794)  £40.00

BOYD WHYTE, I. Hoppe, Kammerer, Schonthal. Three Architects from the Master Class of Otto Wagner. Ernst and Sohn 240 pp, colour and b/w architectural drawings and b/w photographs, notes on the plates. F/VG+. A close study of three graduates of Otto Wagner's Viennese Accademie where graphic presentation had become a high art. (Book Ref #11016)  £20.00

BOYDEN, M. Richard Strauss. Weidenfeld: 1999 1st ed 431 pp, b/w photos, notes, bibliog. Fine in slightly creased d/w. Powerful, myth-shattering biography. (Book Ref #14259)  £12.00

BRACE, F. (devised & compiled by). My Peter Rabbit Keepsake. A Photographic Album. Warne/Penguin: 1993 new ed unpaginated (30 pp), with new reproductions from the originals by Beatrix Potter. Pictorial laminated boards as issued. A Fine copy. Designed to be personalised by the child owner. A charming present. (Book Ref #31264)  £10.00

BRADBURY, D. Armstrong. Haus: 2003 1st ed 170 pp, occasional b/w photos, notes, chronology. F/VG+. A lively biography of the great jazz icon. (Book Ref #27136)  £8.00

BRADFORD, E. English Victorian Jewellery. Country Life: 1959 1st ed 141 pp, profuse b/w photos, bibliog. Some foxing mainly on prelims o/w VG+ in worn d/w. Well illustrated survey of the extraordinary range of Victorian jewellery. (Book Ref #22508)  £6.00

BRADLEY, S. Winter Gardening. Murdoch: 2000 p/b 1st ed 199 pp, profuse colour photos, Glossary. Pictorial boards. A fine copy. Practical advice on what can be achieved amidst harsh winter conditions, growing information on fruit, flowers and vegetables that can be grown, harvested and stored during the winter months. (Book Ref #30378)  £7.50

BRANDON-JONES, J. and others. C.F.A. Voysey; Architect and Designer 1857-1941. Lund Humphries: 1978 p/b 1st ed 138 pp, profuse b/w illustrations. Top edge slightly marked and lightly worn at corner, a touch of foxing to a few top margins o/w VG+. A 'comprehensive and balanced account' of Voysey's work. (Book Ref #33630)  £40.00

BRANIN, L. Liz. A Pictorial Biography of Elizabeth Taylor. Courage: 2000 1st ed 120 pp, profuse b/w and some colour photos, filmog. VG+. (Book Ref #25328)  £8.50

BRAUDY, L. Jean Renoir. The world of his films. Robson: 1977 1st ed 288 pp, 56 b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #564)  £7.50

BRAUN, E. (ed). Italian Art in the 20th Century. Painting and Sculpture 1900 - 1988. Prestel: 1989 p/b 1st ed 465 pp, 233 colour illustrations, b/w figures. Spine lightly creased o/w VG+. Published to accompany the Royal Academy London Exhibition in 1989. Please contact us for a postal quote as this is a heavy book. (Book Ref #32346)  £20.00

BRAUN, E. (ed). Italian Art in the 20th Century. Painting and Sculpture 1900 - 1988. Prestel: 1989 p/b 1st ed 465 pp, 233 colour illustrations, b/w figures. Covers lightly creased o/w VG+. Published to accompany the Royal Academy London Exhibition in 1989. Please contact us for a postal quote as this is a heavy book. (Book Ref #33046)  £15.00

BRAY, M. & EPP, E. (eds). A Vast and Magnificent Land. An Illustrated History of Northern Ontario. Lakehead & Laurentian Universities: 1984 1st ed 205 pp, numerous b/w illustrations. VG+ in a slightly torn d/w. Published to coincide with the provincial bicentennial celebrations, using 10 separate but interconnected themes to present the province's story. Please note this book weighs 1750 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33274)  £15.00

BRENTNALL, M. The Cinque Ports and Romney Marsh. John Gifford: 1980 enlarged ed 286 pp, 90 b/w, 9 colour photos and illustrations and 2 maps, appendices, bibliog. F/VG+. A well illustrated historic study of the area including the recent tourist attractions. (Book Ref #28010)  £8.00

BRET, D. Maria Callas. The tigress and the lamb. Robson Books: 1997 1st ed 380 pp, b/w photos, appendices, bibliog. F/VG+. Biography of the temperamental diva whose tantrums and walk-outs were almost as sensational as her entrances. (Book Ref #15151)  £7.00

BRET, D. Tallulah Bankhead. A scandalous life. Robson: 1996 1st ed 278 pp, b/w photos, filmog. VG+/VG+. A vivid portrait of an immoral and wicked woman who was every inch a star. (Book Ref #28021)  £20.00

BRETTELL, R. et al. The Art of Paul Gauguin. Little, Brown & Co: 1989 1st ed 519 pp, 335 colour and 300 b/w illustrations, list of exhibitions, writings by Paul Gauguin, bibliog. Bottom edge lightly marked o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. Published to coincide with the Exhibition held in Washington, Chicago and Paris. Six essays and informative commentaries on 300 paintings. Please note this book weighs 3125 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33207)  £28.00

BRETTELL, R.B. & FONSMARK, A.B. Gauguin and Impressionism. Yale: 2005 p/b 1st ed 166 pp, profuse predominantly colour photos, bibliog. Fine. Published to accompany the American and Danish Exhibitions of the same name in 2005-6. Please note this book weighs 2150 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #32967)  £22.00

BREWARD, C. et al. The London Look. Fashion From Street to Catwalk. Yale: 2004 1st ed 174 pp, colour illustrations throughout, notes. Fine in Fine d/w. (Book Ref #33312)  £15.00

BRICKELL, C. & MATHEW, B. Daphne. The genus in the wild and cultivation. AGS: 1981 rep 194 pp, colour and b/w photos and drawings, bibliog. Fine in a worn and torn d/w. Two great alpine experts provide a monograph based on the distillation of their combined love and knowledge of the genus and their plant hunting trips together. (Book Ref #28526)  £18.00

BRIDGMAN, LEONARD. compiled & edited by). Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1951-2. Sampson Low: 1951 1st ed 461 pp+ 65 pages of b/w aviation adverts, 13 pages of colour, profuse b/w illustrations. Extremities slightly rubbed and top corners lightly bumped o/w VG+. Contents clean, tight and sound. Please note this book weighs over 2000 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33114)  £95.00

BRIDGMAN, LEONARD. compiled & edited by). Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1956-57. Sampson Low: 1956 1st ed 454 pp + 112 pages of b/w aviation adverts, 14 pages of colour, profuse b/w illustrations. Ex-Reference Library with small circular stamps on contents and a few other pages, white accession no. on spine. 2" slit to cloth at front joint, corners slightly bumped. Small hole and short tear in first advert page o/w contents clean, tight and sound. Please note this book weighs over 2000 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33113)  £50.00

BRIDGMAN, LEONARD. compiled & edited by). & TAYLOR, JOHN.W.R. (assist). Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1957-58. Sampson Low: 1957 1st ed 488 pp + 92 pages of b/w aviation adverts, 14 pages of colour, profuse b/w illustrations. Back board slightly rubbed with small, light indentation o/w VG+ in a foxed and edge-worn d/w with short closed tear. Please note this book weighs over 2000 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33115)  £95.00

BRIERS, R. English Country Churches. Robson: 1989 1st ed 290 pp, profuse b/w and some colour photos. F/VG+. Actor Richard Briers visits 100 of our most memorable churches. (Book Ref #11954)  £7.50

BRIGHTON, C. The Fossil Girl. Mary Anning's Dinosaur Discovery. Frances Lincoln: 1999 1st ed unpaginated, profuse colour pictures by the author. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. A charmingly illustrated storybook about the girl who became a renowned fossil hunter in the early nineteenth century, despite never leaving Lyme Regis, and the discovery that started it. (Book Ref #30112)  £8.00

BRILL, E. & TURNER, P. The Minor Pleasures of Cotswold. Dent: 1971 1st ed 64 pp, 54 half-tone photos and a map. VG+ in unevenly faded and price-clipped d/w. Unusual guide book portraying the essence of Cotswold by the work of its craftsmen, from prehistoric to modern times. (Book Ref #19046)  £8.00

BRILL, E. & TURNER, P. The Minor Pleasures of Cotswold. Dent: 1971 1st ed 64 pp, 54 half-tone photos and a map. Inscription o/w VG+ in price-clipped and nicked d/w. Unusual guide book portraying the essence of Cotswold by the work of its craftsmen, from prehistoric to modern times. (Book Ref #21780)  £8.00

BRILL, E. & TURNER, P. The Minor Pleasures of Cotswold. Dent: 1971 1st ed 64 pp, 54 half-tone photos and a map. Top edge slightly foxed o/w VG+ in price-clipped d/w. (Book Ref #29068)  £6.00

BRISSAC, C. A Thousand Years of Stained Glass. Macdonald: 1986 1st UK ed 199 pp, 160 colour illustrations, glossary, bibliog. Owner's name o/w VG+ in slightly nicked d/w. Whilst acknowledging the medieval flowering of stained glass, Brissac focuses on the nineteenth and twentieth century concentration on secular production. Technical processes are explained, methods of cutting and optical effects and production of colour. (Book Ref #33047)  £15.00

BRITAIN, J. (ed). Vogue Knitting New Issue No 1. Conde Nast: 1967 1st ed 60 pp, b/w and colour photography.. VG. (Book Ref #30511)  £6.00

BRITE, P.Z. Courtney Love. The real story. Simon & Schuster: 1997 1st ed 253 pp, over 30 colour and b/w photos, songs and albums, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. The first full account of this contemporary icon. (Book Ref #17922)  £4.00

BRITTON, A. Katharine Hepburn. Star as feminist. Studio Vista: 1995 p/b 1st ed 256 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. F. 'She swept through Hollywood in 1932 like a hurricane, insulting everyone in sight - a freckled, snotty eccentric who wore men's clothes and fought senselessly with everyone.' - George Cukor. (Book Ref #13597)  £8.50

BRITTON, R. Kim Basinger. Longer Than Forever. Blake: 1998 1st UK ed 294 pp, colour and b/w photos, filmog. Fine in a Fine d/w. "The true story of our strange marriage". (Book Ref #16201)  £5.00

BROCK, ALAN St H. A History of Fireworks. Harrap: 1949 1st ed 280 pp, 8 colour and 32 b/w plates, chemicals and ingredients used, bibliog. Boards lightly unevenly faded, prelims lightly foxed, previous owner's name o/w a VG copy in a worn d/w with losses to the top edge but text and picture unaffected. (Book Ref #33519)  £48.00

BROCKIE, K. The Silvery Tay. Paintings and Sketches from a Scottish river. Dent: 1988 1st ed unpaginated, 150 colour and b/w plates by Keith Brockie and occasional b/w illustrations. VG+ in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #33537)  £15.00

BROHAN, T. & BERG, T. Design Classics. 1880-1930. Taschen: 2001 p/b 1st ed 176 pp, profuse colour and b/w illustrations, bibliog. Fine. 200 original designs handled by Torstein Brohan which help to trace the development of classic avant-garde furniture. (Book Ref #30446)  £12.00

BROMAN, S. Garbo On Garbo. Bloomsbury: 1992 p/b rep 266 pp, b/w photos throughout. VG. Closest book to an autobiography. (Book Ref #23965)  £5.00

BROMLEY, J. The Clockmakers' Library. Sotheby Parke Bernet: 1977 1st ed 136 pp, b/w illustrations. Fine in a Fine d/w. The catalogue of the books and manuscripts in the library of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers. (Book Ref #21216)  £15.00

BROOKES, J. A Place in the Country. Thames & Hudson: 1984 1st ed 240 pp, 264 illustrations, 98 in col, 14 pages of management tables, bibliog. Inscription o/w fine in a VG+ d/w. 'The garden ideal for our time'. (Book Ref #29896)  £8.00

BROOKES, J. A Place in the Country. Thames & Hudson: 1985 rep 240 pp, 264 illustrations, 98 in col, 14 pages of management tables, bibliog. Owners name on half title o/w F/F. 'The garden ideal for our time'. (Book Ref #30488)  £8.00

BROOKES, J. A Place in the Country. Thames & Hudson: 1985 rep 240 pp, 264 illustrations, 98 in colour, 14 pages of management tables, bibliog. VG+ in a VG+ d/w. Inscribed by the author on the title page. 'The garden ideal for our time'. (Book Ref #30760)  £10.00

BROOKES, J. The Indoor Gardening Book. The complete guide to the creative use of plants and flowers in the home. Guild: 1986 rep 287 pp, colour pictures throughout. Fine in slightly nicked d/w. 'This is one of the best houseplant books to appear for many years' - Garden Answers. (Book Ref #2923)  £7.00

BROOKS, E.S. The Barring-Out at St. Franks. Howard Baker: 1972 facsimile ed unpaginated, colour covers, numerous b/w drawings and strips. Top corners bumped o/w VG+/VG. Howard Baker Nelson Lee Vol 1. Originally published in 1919. (Book Ref #16425)  £8.50

BROOKS, M.W. John Ruskin and Victorian Architecture. Thames & Hudson: 1989 p/b rep 364 pp, 106 b/w illustrations, notes. Lightly edge-worn o/w VG+. (Book Ref #32603)  £15.00

BROOKS, P.W. Zeppelin: Rigid Airships. 1893-1940. Putnam: 1992 1st ed 221 pp, b/w photos and line drawings throughout, appendices and tables, bibliog. VG+ in chipped d/w. Covering all 50 types of rigid airship with photos and a side elevation for each model also information on the zeppelin sheds and transatlantic flight schedules. (Book Ref #33772)  £45.00

BROSCHE, B. & POTT, G.P. Hairy Stories. Edition Stemmle: 1998 1st ed 140 pp, profuse colour photographs by Beate Brosche. VG+/VG+. Fresh, witty and tender photographs of hairdressers and hairdos from the homely to the wild. (Book Ref #25628)  £8.00

BROTHERS, T. (ed). Louis Armstrong In His Own Words. Selected Writings. OUP: 1999 1st ed 255 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. F/F. Based on extensive research through the Armstrong archives. (Book Ref #25560)  £12.50

BROUGH, J. The Fabulous Fondas. W.H. Allen: 1973 1st ed 243 pp, b/w photos. VG/VG. 'Not fan magazine reading!'. (Book Ref #569)  £5.00

BROWN, D. Aroids. Plants of The Arum Family. Century: 1988 1st ed 256 pp, colour photos, glossary. Inscription o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. A 'lively and accessible account' of this family numbering over 2,500 species world-wide. Their anatomy, morphology, anatomy, evolution, ecology and distribution are all discussed. (Book Ref #32466)  £15.00

BROWN, D. Tchaikovsky. The Early Years 1840-1874. Gollancz: 1986 rep 348 pp, b/w illustrations, musical notation, work list. VG+/VG. First published in two volumes, this is the third and fourth volume of Brown's definitive study of Tchaikovsky's life and music. (Book Ref #17054)  £10.00

BROWN, D.A. Leonardo Da Vinci. Origins of A Genius. Yale: 1998 1st ed 240 pp, the rediscovery of the earlier works, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. An authoritative scrutiny of Leonardo's apprenticeship with Verrocchio with identification of early works and possible collaborations with his master. (Book Ref #30984)  £25.00

BROWN, J. Lanning Roper and His Garden. Rizzoli: 1987 1st ed 224 pp, 42 colour plates, 120 b/w illustrations and 25 plans, notes. Fine in a Fine d/w. Access was given to all Roper's private papers including files on many important gardens he created, his own photos and architect's plans. (Book Ref #15250)  £20.00

BROWN, J. Lanning Roper and His Garden. Weidenfeld: 1987 1st ed 224 pp, 42 colour plates, 120 b/w illustrations and 25 plans, notes. Fine in a Fine d/w. Access was given to all Roper's private papers including files on many important gardens he created, his own photos and architect's plans. (Book Ref #17461)  £20.00

BROWN, J. Lanning Roper and His Garden. Weidenfeld: 1987 1st ed 224 pp, 42 colour plates, 120 b/w illustrations and 25 plans, notes, list of commissions. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Access was given to all Roper's private papers including files on many important gardens he created, his own photos and architect's plans. (Book Ref #33045)  £12.00

BROWN, J. Sissinghurst. Portrait of a garden. Weidenfeld: 1990 1st ed 136 pp, colour photos, further reading. F in lightly edge worn d/w. The history, creation and transformation of one of Britain's best-loved gardens. (Book Ref #12216)  £12.00

BROWN, J. Sissinghurst. Portrait of a garden. Weidenfeld: 1990 1st ed 136 pp, colour photos, further reading. Fine in slightly chipped d/w. The history, creation and transformation of one of Britain's best-loved gardens. (Book Ref #14839)  £11.00

BROWN, J. Sissinghurst. Portrait of a garden. Weidenfeld: 1990 1st ed 136 pp, colour photos, further reading. Neat inscription o/w VG+ in slightly torn d/w. The history, creation and transformation of one of Britain's best-loved gardens. (Book Ref #16792)  £12.00

BROWN, J. Tales of the Rose Tree. Ravishing Rhododendrons and Their Travels Around the World. Harper Collins: 2004 1st ed 308 pp, 24 colour plates and occasional b/w photos, notes, places to find rhododendrons. Fine in a fine d/w. A well-researched and accessible exploration of the global impact of the rhododendron over centuries. (Book Ref #30320)  £12.00

BROWN, J. The English Garden Through the 20th Century. Garden Art Press: 1999 revised ed 287 pp, numerous colour photos. F/F. Originally published in 1986 as 'The English Garden in Our Time from Gertrude Jekyll to Geoffrey Jellicoe', this is a completely revised edition with many new colour photographs. (Book Ref #32495)  £12.50

BROWN, J. The English Garden in Our Time. From Gertrude Jekyll to Geoffrey Jellicoe. Antique Collector's Club: 1987 rep 272 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos and illustrations. F/VG+. Lucid analysis of the seemingly random development of garden design in the years between the 1951 Festival of Britain and the 1984 Liverpool Garden Festival. (Book Ref #26323)  £25.00

BROWN, J. The Golden Age od Painting in Spain. Yale: 1991 1st ed 330 pp, numerous colour illustrations, bibliog. VG+ in a VG+ d/w and a marked slipcase. Brown, a noted specialist on Spanish art, sets the political, socio-economic and philosophical scene within which El Greco, Ribera, Velasquez and Murillo worked. His authoritative study includes lesser-known artists and those working in Spain such as Titian, Rubens and any whose influence had significant impact in Spain. (Book Ref #31696)  £60.00

BROWN, J. Vita's Other World. A Gardening Biography of Vita Sackville-West. Viking: 1985 1st ed 239 pp, b/w and colour illustrations, notes, bibliog. Price clipped o/w F/F. 'On a winter's day...as good as a visit to Sissinghurst in summer.' - Fred Whitsey. (Book Ref #27764)  £18.00

BROWN, JANE. Lutyens and The Edwardians. An English Architect and His Clients. Viking: 1996 1st ed 276 pp, 26 colour and several b/w illustrations, bibliog. Previous owner's name o/w Near Fine in near Fine d/w. (Book Ref #33631)  £25.00

BROWN, K. Seasonal Container Planting. M.Joseph: 1991 1st ed 229 pp, colour photos, b/w line drawings. Top corners lightly bumped o/w F/F. With creative recipes for conservatory, edible and historical plantings. (Book Ref #21737)  £10.00

BROWN, PAMELA. Blue Door Venture. Nelson: 1951 rep 224 pp, colour frontis and 8 full page b/w illustrations+ 3 others from Pamela Brown's other books in the series. Boards rubbed at extremities, closed edges slightly foxed, 2 tiny marks on the half title page o/w VG+ in an bright but edge-worn d/w with small losses at each extremitiy & three closed tears neatly internally repaired. Now in a clear wrapper. An attractive copy of this difficult to find title in the Blue Door Theatre and Maddie series. (Book Ref #33454)  £55.00

BROWN, R. and C. Georgia On My Mind. The Nat Gonella Story. Milestone: 1985 1st ed 172 pp, b/w photos. Fine in price clipped d/w. (Book Ref #24048)  £12.00

BROWN, R.J. Timber-Framed Buildings of England. Hale: 1986 1st ed 366 pp, numerous b/w pen and ink drawings by author, glossary, gazetteer, bibliog. F/F. Deals with construction, structure, feature and detail in buildings public and communal, ecclesiastical, domestic, farm and industrial over 600 years. (Book Ref #26062)  £30.00

BROWN, R.J. Timber-Framed Buildings of England. Hale: 1986 1st ed 366 pp, numerous b/w pen and ink drawings by author, glossary, gazetteer, bibliog. Fine in Fine d/w. Deals with construction, structure, feature and detail in buildings public and communal, ecclesiastical, domestic, farm and industrial over 600 years. (Book Ref #32351)  £20.00

BROWN, R.J. Windmills of England. Hale: 1982 rep 256 pp, 100 pen and ink drawings by the author, bibliog. Bookplate o/w F/F. The history of these mills, their millers and the efforts made to preserve them.. (Book Ref #13789)  £10.00

BROWN, ELUNED. & HAWKES, TERENCE. (assembled by). A Gathering of Friends For Moelwyn. Gomer: 1992 1st ed 99 pp, b/w illustrations. Card covers in wraps. Fine. To celebrate the 80th birthday of Moelwyn Merchant. Contributors included Ted Hughes, John Piper, Kyffyn Williams, R.S. Thomas, Christopher Fry, Lis Frink, Charles Causkey, Sorley Maclean, Peter O'Toole and Edith Pargeter. (Book Ref #33843)  £25.00

BROWNE, C. Getting the Message. The Story of the British Post Office. Alan Sutton: 1993 1st ed 201 pp, b/w photos and illustrations throughout, references. Owner's name on endpapers o/w fine in a fine d/w. A detailed account, covering everything from the first fax - sent in 1842 - to the government's secret letter opening room and the first valentine card. (Book Ref #28374)  £8.00

BROWNLOW, K. Behind the Mask of Innocence. Sex, violence, prejudice, crime. Films of social concience in the silent era. Jonathan Cape: 1990 1st ed 579 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. M/M. 'Brownlow has delved deeply into contemporary sources to describe the context, creation, plot, and reception of the movies that showed America its true face'. (Book Ref #2253)  £19.95

BROWNLOW, K. David Lean. Richard Cohen: 1996 1st ed 809 pp, 58 b/w and colour photos, bibliog, filmog. Bottom edge lightly shelf-worn o/w F/F. Likely to be the definitive biography. (Book Ref #29058)  £20.00

BROWNLOW, K. Hollywood - The Pioneers. Collins: 1979 1st ed 272 pp, 200 b/w photos from the Kobal collection. F/VG+. 'An excellent book which will appeal to social historians as much as movie buffs'. (Book Ref #6318)  £9.00

BROWNLOW, K. Hollywood - The Pioneers. Collins: 1979 1st ed 272 pp, 200 b/w photos from the Kobal collection. Historic biro price on title page o/w BG+/VG+. 'An excellent book which will appeal to social historians as much as movie buffs'. (Book Ref #21418)  £15.00

BROWNLOW, K. Napoleon. Able Gance's classic film. Jonathan Cape: 1983 1st ed 310 pp, profuse b/w photos. Inscription o/w F/VG+. Brownlow describes how it took him 25 years to locate, reassemble and restore Gance's masterpiece. (Book Ref #23327)  £18.00

BROWNLOW, K. Napoleon. Able Gance's classic film. Jonathan Cape: 1983 1st ed 310 pp, profuse b/w photos. F/VG+. Brownlow describes how it took him 25 years to locate, reassemble and restore Gance's masterpiece. (Book Ref #24384)  £20.00

BRUCE, D. Sun Pictures. The Hill-Adamson callotypes. Studio Vista: 1973 p/b 1st ed 247 pp, 130 callotypes, bibliog. VG+. Four years after Fox Talbot's invention of the callotype, Hill and Adamson began their callboration with the object of producing a massive record of the likenesses of the founders of The Free Church of Scotland. (Book Ref #8101)  £10.00

BRUCE, D. Sun Pictures. The Hill-Adamson calotypes. Studio Vista: 1973 p/b 1st ed 247 pp, 130 callotypes, bibliog. VG+. Four years after Fox Talbot's invention of the calotype, Hill and Adamson began their collaboration with the object of producing a massive record of the likenesses of the founders of the Free Church of Scotland. (Book Ref #9515)  £15.00

BRUCK, A. Close-Up Photography in Practice. David & Charles: 1984 1st ed 144 pp, b/w and colour photos, and line drawings. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #19625)  £7.50

BRUCK, A. Landscape Photography in Practice. David & Charles: 1983 1st ed 160 pp, b/w and colour photos throughout. F/VG+. (Book Ref #14967)  £8.50

BRUEMMER, F. The Narwhal. Unicorn of The Sea. Swan Hill: n.d 1st UK ed 143 pp, colour and b/w photos, bibliog. VG+ in slightly chipped d/w. (Book Ref #33054)  £14.00

BRUFF, BARRY. (intro). The Village Atlas. The Growth of Birmingham and The West Midlands 1831-1907. Alderman Press: 1989 1st ed 202 pp, b/w facsimile maps throughout. Large inscription o/w VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #32850)  £30.00

BRUMHEAD, D. Geology Explained in the Yorkshire Dales and on the Yorkshire Coast. David & Charles: 1979 1st ed 192 pp, b/w field sketches, maps and sections by the author. VG+ in a slightly spine-faded d/w. With particular focus on areas popular with tourists such as the Limestone Dales and the coast from Staithes to Flamborough. (Book Ref #27706)  £28.00

BRUNEL, A. Nice Work. Thirty years in British films. Forbes Robertson: 1949 1st ed 217 pp, b/w photos. VG in edge-worn d/w. An account of a career in every branch of movie making and the characters who peopled it. (Book Ref #571)  £6.00

BRUNEL, A. Nice Work. Thirty years in British films. Forbes Robertson: 1949 1st ed 217 pp, b/w photos. F.ep creased o/w VG+ in edge worn d/w. An account of a career in every branch of movie making and the characters who peopled it. (Book Ref #12280)  £12.50

BRUNSKILL, R.W. Traditional Buildings of Britain. Gollancz: 1981 1st ed 160 pp, b/w photos and drawings throughout, bibliog. Inscription o/w VG/VG. A useful introduction to vernacular architecture. (Book Ref #26544)  £15.00

BRUNSKILL, R.W. Traditional Buildings of Britain. Gollancz: 1984 rep 160 pp, b/w photos and drawings throughout, bibliog. F/F. A useful introduction to vernacular architecture. (Book Ref #27854)  £15.00

BRYMER, J. Clarinet. Yehudi Menuhin music guides. Macdonald: 1979 revised ed 259 pp, 35 b/w plates and other b/w illustrations, bibliog, discog. Fine in spine-faded d/w. Useful working handbook. (Book Ref #24670)  £25.00

BRYNNER, R. Yul. The Man Who Would Be King. Collins: 1989 1st ed 263 pp, b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. Rock Brynner lived at the 'edge of his father's volcano' for twenty years. Here he examines his Father's extravagantly egotistical personality and their relationship. (Book Ref #12377)  £6.99

BUCHAN, U. An Anthology of Gardening Writing. The Lives and Work of Five Great Gardeners. Croom Helm: 1986 1st ed 191 pp, colour and b/w photos, bibliog. Board bottoms lightly faded, inscription o/w VG+ in slightly creased d/w. Includes Robinson, Jekyll, Bowles, Farrer and Sackville-West. (Book Ref #23161)  £6.00

BUCHAN, U. Plants for All Seasons. Beautiful and versatile plants that change through the year. Mitchell Beazley: 1999 1st ed 144 pp, profuse colour photos by Howard Rice. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #31608)  £10.00

BUCHAN, U. & COLBORN, N. The Classic Horticulturist. Cassell: 1987 1st ed 160 pp, watercolours, colour and b/w photos, our. Fine in a Fine d/w. Opens with the history of gardens and horticulturists, and includes an A-Z directory of herbaceous plants shrubs, trees and alpines. (Book Ref #3833)  £5.99

BUCKLE, P. Meet Elizabeth Taylor. An Unofficial Biography of One of the World's Greatest Stars and Most Fascinating Women. World Distributors: 1963 p/b 1st ed unpaginated, profuse b/w photos and movie stills. VG+. No staple rust. A brief, profusely illustrated biography of the iconic star, including a picture promo for Cleopatra, "her greatest role". (Book Ref #29364)  £10.00

BUCZACKI, S. Creating a Victorian Flower Garden. Diamond Books: 1992 rep 160 pp, 60 watercolour illustrations and b/w line drawings, notes and plant indexes, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Sixty original flower paintings by Alice Drummond-Hay which include a range of native and exotic plants with advice on growing and guidance on style and technique by Buczacki. (Book Ref #16090)  £9.00

BUCZACKI, S. Ground Rules for Gardeners. A practical guide to garden ecology. Collins: 1986 1st ed 240 pp, colour photos and b/w diagrams. Fine in a Fine d/w. Gives a sound understanding of how nature operates in your garden. (Book Ref #15797)  £8.50

BUCZACKI, S. Ground Rules for Gardeners. A practical guide to garden ecology. Collins: 1986 1st ed 240 pp, colour photos and b/w diagrams. F/VG+. Gives a sound understanding of how nature operates in your garden. (Book Ref #15993)  £8.50

BUMPASS, BERNARD. Collecting Rhead Pottery. Charlotte. Frederick. Frederick Hurten. Francis Joseph: 1999 p/b 1st ed 112 pp, 47 pp of colour, 36 b/w figures and 1 page of b/w marks, tube lining, bibliog. Corners lightly marked and creased o/w VG+. Including comprehensive price and pattern guide. (Book Ref #32627)  £35.00

BUNT, C. Chaffers Handbook to Hall Marks on Gold & Silver Plate. With Tables of The Annual Date Letters Employed in the Assay Offices. William Reeves: 1945 7th revised ed 158 pp, frontis and 11 b/w plates, profuse hallmarks. A couple of plate margins slightly marked o/w VG+. (Book Ref #31741)  £9.00

BURCH DONALD, ELSIE. The French Farmhouse. Little Brown: 1995 1st ed 200 pp, 85 colour and 30 b/w photos and 300 b/w line drawings throughout, bibliog. Prelims heavily libradised with stamps and labels. Historic price on front endpaper & 1 margin slightly marked o/w a clean affordable copy in a slightly torn d/w in a laminated library jacket which has been trimmed to the edge of the front flap blurb. The most complete one volume account of French farmhouses describes the rich variety of regional styles together with the history of their construction, traditional life and furnishings. (Book Ref #33456)  £55.00

BURCHILL, J. Girls on Film. Pantheon: 1986 p/b 1st US ed 192 pp, b/w photos. Back cover creased o/w VG. Why are we 'encouraged to worship men in life, love, bed, war and politics but only encouraged to worship girls on film?'. (Book Ref #8877)  £7.00

BURGESS, A. Der Rosenkavalier/Richard Strauss. Michael Joseph: 1983 1st ed 195 pp, some colour and b/w photos, Appendix, discog. F/VG+. (Book Ref #24551)  £12.00

BURL, A. Prehistoric Avebury. Yale: 1979 1st ed 275 pp, colour and b/w illustrations throughout, notes, bibliog. VG+ in lightly scratched d/w. Readable and well illustrated account of Britain's largest stone circle. (Book Ref #24599)  £12.50

BURNINGHAM, J. The Shopping Basket. Jonathan Cape: 1980 1st ed unpaginated, pictorial laminated boards. Head of spine bumped o/w VG. (Book Ref #25773)  £7.50

BURNS, R.W. British Television The Formative Years. Peter Peregrinus: 1986 1st ed 488 pp, few b/w photos in text, detailed costings. Fine in a Fine d/w. Exhaustive technical study 1923 - 39. (Book Ref #31132)  £35.00

BURNS, R. & MACKAY, J.A. (ed). The Complete Works of Robert Burns. Alloway: 1988 rep 703 pp, occasional b/w and colour plates, glossary, subscribers list. F/VG+. A bicentenary souvenir edition. (Book Ref #26441)  £20.00

BURRAS, J.K. & GRIFFITHS, M. Manual of Climbers and Wall Plants. Macmillan: 1994 1st ed 282 pp, b/w line drawings, bibliog. New. In print @ <@250>35. The New RHS Dictionary Series. (Book Ref #7244)  £20.00

BURRIS-MEYER, H. & COLE, E.C. Theatres and Auditoriums. Reinhold: 1949 1st ed 228 pp, b/w illustrations and diagrams throughout. VG. Covers every aspect of modern design. (Book Ref #4989)  £20.00

BURRIS-MEYER, H. & COLE, E.C. Theatres and Auditoriums. Reinhold: 1949 1st ed 228 pp, b/w illustrations and diagrams throughout. VG. Covers every aspect of modern design. (Book Ref #12915)  £20.00

BURROW, E.J. & SPENCE, H.D.M. The Great Abbeys of The Severn Lands. Gloucester and Tewkesbury Sketches. E.J. Burrow: n.d 1st ed 11 pp of text, 3 etched plates and 18 full page b/w sketches. Grey cloth a little soiled, extremities rubbed, rear inner hinge a little tender, free endpapers browned, a few creases o/w VG. Signed with the artist's complements. No 49 of a limited edition of 50. With an article on the Abbey lands by Dean Spence of Gloucester Cathedral. (Book Ref #19247)  £75.00

BURTON, H. Menuhin. Faber: 2000 1st ed 561 00, b/w photos, bibliog. New. Burton uses unpublished family correspondence, radio interviews and contemporary sources to paint one of the greatest classical musical influences of the twentieth century. (Book Ref #15645)  £9.00

BURTON, P. Richard & Philip: The Burtons. A book of memories. Peter Owen: 1992 1st ed 184 pp. VG+ in lightly edge-worn d/w. A book of memories of Richard Burton by his adoptive father with a foreword by Elizabeth Taylor. (Book Ref #22181)  £7.00

BUSCH, A. Rooftop Architecture. The art of going through the roof. Henry Holt: 1991 1st ed 205 pp, colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Fine in a Fine d/w. The dreams and designs that over forty architects and their clients have put into reality, ranging from three-story brownstones to thirty-story apartment blocks, copiously illustrated with photos, floor plans and sketches. (Book Ref #10376)  £7.99

BUTCHER, G. Next To A Letter From Home. Major Glenn Miller's Wartime Band. Sphere: 1987 rep 424 pp, b/w photos, lists all known broadcasts and recordings. VG+/VG+. Much of the story is told by members of the band. (Book Ref #20872)  £25.00

BUTCHER, G. Next to a Letter from Home. Major Glenn Miller's wartime band. Mainstream: 1986 1st ed 424 pp, b/w photos, lists all known broadcasts and recordings. Owner's label o/w VG+/VG+. Much of the story is told by members of the band. (Book Ref #24125)  £20.00

BUTEN, D. 18th Century Wedgewood. A guide for Collectors and Connoisseurs. Methuen: 1980 1st ed 192 pp, b/w and colour illustrations, bibliog. VG+ in nicked d/w. A visual and textual history. (Book Ref #25014)  £10.00

BUTLER, STEPHEN. Miro. (1893-19830). Studio Editions: 1995 1st ed 144 pp, full page colour plates, bibliog. VG+ in slightly edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #33031)  £20.00

BUTTNER, H. & MEISSNER, G. Town Houses of Europe. Antique Collectors Club: 1983 1st UK ed 348 pp, 223 colour and b/w photos and numerous b/w line illustrations, bibliog. Fine in a VG+ d/w and plain slipcase. A thorough and well illustrated analysis, through individual example, of the effect the town house had on the rise of modern European civilization. (Book Ref #27814)  £25.00

BYRDE, P. The Twentieth Century. A Visual History of Costume. Batsford: 1992 p/b rep 152 pp, 170 b/w and colour photos and illustrations, glossary, bibliog. VG+. A well illustrated and easy to use guide to the modern history of dress. (Book Ref #27184)  £10.00

BYRNE, J. The Slab Boys. Faber: 1997 p/b 1st ed 136 pp, b/w photos. F. From the author of 'Tutti Frutti'. (Book Ref #9043)  £2.99

BYRON, JOHN. Portrait of a Chinese Paradise. Erotica and Sexual Customs of The Late Qing Period. Quartet: 1987 1st ed 82 pp of text, 40 pps of colour plates. Fine in a d/w with slightly edge-worn top edge. (Book Ref #33276)  £18.00

CABANNE, P. Cubism. Terrail: 2001 p/b 1st ed 206 pp, 140 colour and many b/w illustrations. Fine. Takes the deep friendship between Picasso and Braque as its starting point. (Book Ref #32889)  £15.00

CADOGAN, G. Palaces of Minoan Crete. BCA: 1976 rep 164 pp, 5 colour and 47 b/w plates and 15 b/w maps and plans, glossary, bibliog. Fine in a fine d/w. The first guide in any language to all the palaces and the grand town and country houses of Minoan Crete which also looks at the history of the civilisation and the cultural and social significance of the palaces. (Book Ref #30314)  £10.00

CAHN, W. Harold Lloyd's World of Comedy. Allen & Unwin: 1966 1st UK ed 208 pp, over 200 b/w photos. Embossed stamp to f.ep o/w VG+ in slightly torn d/w. In his personal reminiscences to the author, Lloyd reveals himself as a thoughtful student of comedy. (Book Ref #15238)  £10.00

CAIRNS, A.J. (Jock). The Book of Marlow. Barracuda: 1990 revised 148 pp, profuse b/w illustrations, bibliog. Fine in d/w with lightly worn top edge. Signed by the author on the title page. Includes Little Marlow and Medmenham. (Book Ref #33579)  £15.00

CALKINS, R.G. Illuminated Books of The Middle Ages. Thames & Hudson: 1983 1st UK ed 341 pp, 24 pp of colour and numerous b/w illustrations. Fine in a Fine d/w. An athoritative and innovative study in its time, Calkins ranges from devotional to secular works, from the great manuscripts of the Anglo-Irish church to The Books of Hours which crowned the late medieval period. Calkins considers the aesthetic impact of text and illustration working togerther, the relationship of decorative accents to major text divisions and the building of the sequence of illumination. (Book Ref #30699)  £35.00

CALLAN, M.F. Richard Harris. Sex, Death and The Movies. Sidgwick & Jackson: 2003 revised and updated ed 255 pp, b/w photos, filmog, discog. F/F. Detailed and informed portrait of the legendary brawler, womaniser, drinker and 'professional Irishman'. (Book Ref #24885)  £10.00

CALLOWAY, S. The House of Liberty. Masters of style and decoration. Thames & Hudson: 1992 1st ed 224 pp, 280 illustrations, 100 in colour, bibliog. Bottom corners lightly bumped o/w Fine in a Fine d/w. Full account of Liberty's accomplishments in the applied arts, organised chronologically and profusely illustrated. (Book Ref #31952)  £38.00

CAMBELL, B. World Photography. Hamlyn: 1981 1st ed 320 pp, b/w photos. VG+ in an edge-worn d/w with a short closed tear. Includes Bailey, Brandt, Erwitt, Kertesz, Cartier-Bresson, Braissai and McCullin. (Book Ref #31887)  £20.00

CAMERON, I. Adventure In the Cinema. Studio Vista: 1973 1st ed 152 pp, colour and sepia photos in text. VG+/VG. Chronological exploration of the genre's development and audience appeal. (Book Ref #150)  £8.00

CAMERON-WILSON, J. Film Review 1998-99. Virgin: 1998 1st ed 192 pp, numerous b/w photos. F/VG+. Cover shows Kate Winslett and Leonardo DiCaprio in 'Titanic'. (Book Ref #23815)  £8.00

CAMERON-WILSON, J. The Cinema of Robert De Nero. Zomba: 1986 p/b 1st ed 156 pp, b/w photos, filmog. F. With full commentaries based on meticulous research and interviews with colleagues which act as a profile. (Book Ref #5750)  £8.00

CAMERON-WILSON, J. & SPEED, F.M. Film Review 1996-97. Virgin: 1996 p/b 1st ed 191 pp, b/w photos. VG+. (Book Ref #21440)  £8.50

CAMPBELL, J. & with MOYERS, B. The Power of Myth. Doubleday: 1988 1st ed 233 pp, colour and b/w photography. VG+ in VG+ d/w. A series of conversations between Campbell and the journalist Bill Moyers. (Book Ref #33638)  £18.00

CAMPBELL-CULVER, M. The Origin of Plants. Headline: 2001 1st ed 260 pp, numerous colour photos, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. The people and plants that have shaped Britain's gardening history since the year 1000. (Book Ref #31869)  £12.00

CAMPBELL-CULVER, MAGGIE. The Origin of Plants. Headline: 2001 1st ed 260 pp, numerous colour photos, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. The people and plants that have shaped Britain's gardening history since the year 1000. (Book Ref #32491)  £12.00

CANEMAKER, J. Before the Animation Begins. The art and lives of Disney inspirational sketch artists. Hyperion: 1996 1st ed 209 pp, profuse colour illustrations, notes, bibliog. Gift inscription o/w VG+ in VG d/w. A lavishly illustrated guide to the thought processes of the "inspirational sketch" artists behind some of Disney's best films past and present. (Book Ref #33146)  £25.00

CANNAM, PEGGY. She Wanted a Pony. Andrew Dakers: c.1960 1st thus 245 pp, colour frontis and b/w illustrations by McWatts. Front board marked, top edge lightly foxed, previous owner's name o/w VG+ in bright, edge-worn d/w with minor losses to extremities. Now in protective jacket. (Book Ref #24064)  £10.00

CANSDALE, GEORGE. The Ladybird Book of British Wild Animals. Wills and Hepworth: 1958 1st ed 50 pp, full page colour illustrations by Roland Green. Gift inscription o/w Fine in a Fine d/w. Series 536. (Book Ref #32691)  £20.00

CAPA, CORNELL. & WHELAN, RICHARD. (eds). Cornell Capa. Bulfinch: 1992 1st ed 216 pp, 179 b/w illustrations. Fine in a Fine d/w. Cornell Capa wished to be distinguished as a photojournalist of peace. As a staff photographer for Life he was able to fulfil this brief. This is the first retrospective of his work. (Book Ref #33839)  £35.00

CAPLAN, R. The Design of Herman Miller. Pioneered by Eames, Girard, Nelson, Propst, Rohde. Watson-Guptil: 1976 p/b 1st ed 119 pp, 8 colour photos, b/w photos and line drawings. Covers slightly creased o/w VG. (Book Ref #33418)  £18.00

CARANDENTE, G. (essay). Stephen Cox. Carini: 1984 1st ed 65 pp, 2 colour folding plates, 11 full page colour and 7 b/w full page plates, chronology. Laminated card covers. VG+. Essay in English and Italian. Cox's work, focused on historical depth, has always functioned on the tension between work suspended and completed and has been likened to a sense of paradise lost in a longing for remote perfectibility. (Book Ref #26953)  £10.00

CARDUS, N. & ARLOTT, J. The Noblest Game. A Book of Fine Cricket Prints. Harrap: 1969 1st ed unpaginated, 64 full page colour and b/w prints. Fine in a very slightly edge-worn d/w in plain card slipcase. (Book Ref #31877)  £20.00

CAREY, DAVID. The Ladybird Book of Motor Cars. Wills and Hepworth: 1961 1st ed 50 pp, full page colour illustrations throughout. Front endpaper creased (manufacturing fault) o/w VG+ in a VG d/w with some marking on the back panel. (Book Ref #32693)  £15.00

CAREY, G. Marlon Brando. The only contender. Robson: 1985 1st ed 276 pp, b/w photos, filmog. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #577)  £5.00

CAREY, D. & MCCARTHY, A. The Directory of Recorded Jazz and Swing Music. Volume 1 - 6. The Delphic Press: 1949,50,51,52,55,57 1st ed 1112 pp. Some paper covers dust marked . Vol 1 nicked at spine head but o/w a clean VG set. (Book Ref #24932)  £65.00

CAREY, D. & MCCARTHY, A. The Directory of Recorded Jazz and Swing Music. Volume 2. The Delphic Press: 1950 1st ed 184 pp. Paper covers lightly marked with darkened spine. Internally VG. (Book Ref #24936)  £10.00

CAREY, D. & MCCARTHY, A. The Directory of Recorded Jazz and Swing Music. Volume 3. The Delphic Press: 1951 1st ed 186 pp. Papers covers slightly dust marked and torn at spine tail. Lower front endpaper split but spine strong o/w VG. (Book Ref #24937)  £10.00

CAREY, D. & MCCARTHY, A. The Directory of Recorded Jazz and Swing Music. Volume 4. The Delphic Press: 1952 1st ed 185 pp. Paper covers dust marked and lightly creased o/w VG. (Book Ref #24938)  £10.00

CARLEY, J.P. Glastonbury Abbey. The holy house at the head of the moores adventurous. Boydell: 1988 1st ed 189 pp, b/w and colour illustrations. Fine/VG+. The first general survey of the material history and remains of the abbey which also take account of what John Cowper Powys called 'the immemorial mystery of Glastonbury'. (Book Ref #29393)  £7.00

CARMEAN, E.A. Jnr. Helen Frankenthaler. A Paintings Retrospective. Abrams: 1989 1st ed 113 pp, 45 colour and 7 b/w plates, exhibitions, chronology, bibliog. VG+ in slightly unevenly faded d/w. (Book Ref #33544)  £20.00

CARNE, M. & PREVERT, J. Le Jour Se Leve. Lorrimer: 1970 p/b 1st ed 128 pp, b/w photos. Small inscription o/w VG. Translation of the classic French film with numerous stills. (Book Ref #22555)  £15.00

CARPENTER, E. & GENTLEMAN, D. Westminster Abbey. Weidenfeld: 1987 1st ed 128 pp, numerous watercolours by David Gentleman. VG+ in d/w with a small piece of reinforcing tape on the verso. (Book Ref #22885)  £15.00

CARPENTER, S.R. & KITCHELL, J.F. (eds). The Trophic Cascades in Lakes. CUP: 1996 p/b 1st thus 385 pp, b/w line drawings and diagrams. Lower front corner creased, inscription o/w VG+. (Book Ref #25815)  £20.00

CARR. Shrewsbury. A Pictorial History. Phillimore: 1994 1st ed unpaginated, 166 b/w photos. Near Fine in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #33578)  £7.00

CARR, J. The Real Mahler. Constable: 1997 1st ed 254 pp, b/w photos and map, chronology, works. Ex-Library with trace of label and usual stamps o/w a crisp, clean copy in VG+ d/w. Using previously unpublished material, Carr re-assesses this often-misunderstood musician. (Book Ref #27446)  £7.00

CARR, J.L. Churches in Retirement. A Gazetteer. HMSO: 1990 p/b 1st ed 162 pp, b/w photos and map, glossary. VG+. An illustrated record of the 250 churches in the care of the Redundant Churches Fund. (Book Ref #33501)  £8.00

CARR, R. & CASE, B. The Hip. Hipsters, Jazz and the Beat Generation. Faber: 1986 p/b 1st ed 141 pp, profuse b/w photos. VG+. "Hip has shifted more shades than any other philosophy, but fewer manuals and NO pyjama cases".. (Book Ref #26423)  £10.00

CARRAHER, RG. & THURSTON, JB. Optical Illusions and the Visual Arts. Reinhold: 1966 1st ed 127 pp, profuse b/w illustrations and photographs, Glossary of optical illusions. VG in grubby d/w. 'An invaluable aid to new dimensions in graphic exploration for fine artists, graphic designers, photographers, students and teachers.'. (Book Ref #22483)  £10.00

CARRE, L. A Guide to Old French Plate. Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1971 rep 270 pp, b/w plates, profuse small b/w plate marks. VG+ in an edge-worn d/w. A re-issue of Carre's authoritative work with a new foreword. (Book Ref #32448)  £15.00

CARRICK, E. Designing for Films. Studio Publications: 1949 new ed 128 pp, b/w photos, sketches and diagrams, bibliog. Slightly marked o/w VG+ in lighty marked and torn d/w with small loss to top of spine. Carrick was steeped in set design from childhood being the son of Gordon Craig and eventually becoming The Executive Art Director for Pinewood Studios. (Book Ref #8897)  £15.00

CARRICK, E. Designing for Moving Pictures. Studio Publications: n.d (1941) 1st ed 104 pp, b/w photos. Pictorial boards lightly edge worn, prelims slightly foxed o/w VG+. Carrick was steeped in set design from childhood being the son of Gordon Craig and eventually becoming The Executive Art Director for Pinewood Studios. (Book Ref #8383)  £18.00

CARROLL, J. Falling for Marilyn. The Lost Niagra Collection. Virgin: 1996 1st ed 102 pp, profuse b/w photos by Jock Carroll. Fine in slightly nicked d/w. A series of photographs of Marilyn Monroe taken on the set of the film Niagra by Canadian photojournalist Jock Carroll. (Book Ref #33813)  £15.00

CARROLL, L. Alice in Wonderland and Through The Looking Glass. Collins: undated(1928) 1st ed 143 pp, 8 colour and numerous line illustrations by Harry Roundtree. Spine faded and corners lightly rubbed. Inscription, front free endpaper missing but internally clean. VG. (Book Ref #16616)  £28.00

CARROLL, L. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Ted Smart: 1996 rep 126 pp, colour illustrations throughout by Peter Weevers. F/VG+. A hundred new watercolour illustrations of Alice and her companions in Wonderland. (Book Ref #22758)  £10.00

CARROLL, L. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Julia McRae Books: 1988 1st thus 117 pp, colour illustrations by Anthony Browne. Fine in nicked d/w. (Book Ref #27666)  £12.00

CARROLL, L. & OXENBURY, H. The Hunting of the Snark. Heinemann: 1970 1st ed 48 pp, profuse colour and b/w illustrations by Helen Oxenbury. Pictorial boards very slightly rubbed at the extremities and foot of spine lightly bumped o/w Near Fine in a lightly edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #31183)  £20.00

CARTER, G. Living With Plants. Mitchell Beazley: 2000 1st ed 136 pp, numerous colour photosAdvice on choice and display for interiors. (Book Ref #25587)  £8.50

CARTER, G. The New London Garden. Mitchell Beazley: 2000 1st ed 176 pp, profuse colour photos by Marianne Majerus, designers. Fine in a Fine d/w. '...a showcase for the best garden designs in a city that has become the creative capital of the world'. (Book Ref #30349)  £9.00

CARTER, T. The Victorian Garden. Bracken: 1988 rep 192 pp, contemporary illustrations reproduced in b/w and col, bibliog. F/VG+. Carter uses the books and periodicals of the time to show how horticulture reflected the vigour and resourcefulness of Britain's great age of expansion. (Book Ref #28767)  £12.50

CARTER, T. The Victorian Garden. Bell & Hyman: 1984 1st ed 192 pp, contemporary illustrations reproduced in b/w and colour. Inscription o/w fine in a price-clipped d/w. "Carter uses the books and periodicals of the time to show how horticulture reflected the vigour and resourcefulness of Britain's great age of expansion". (Book Ref #30034)  £12.00

CARTER, T.D. & WRIGHT, COL. T. The Northern Rhodesian Record and A History of The Northern Rhodesia Police. Privately printed: 1993 p/b 1st thus 192 pp + 30 pp, b/w fold-out map, b/w photos. Near Fine. Written to represent the viewpoint and memories of former H.M Overseas Civil Servants and Members of The Northern Rhodesia Police Force. (Book Ref #33469)  £30.00

CARTIER-BRESSON, H. Tete a Tete. Portraits by Henri Cartier Bresson. Thames & Hudson: 1998 p/b 1st ed unpaginated, 134 b/w plates, 8 b/w sketches. Fine in a lightly chipped d/w. A selection of Cartier-Bresson's most memorable portraits, including Carl Jung, Marilyn Monroe, Truman Capote and a host of anonymous subjects, introduced by E.H. Gombrich. (Book Ref #33814)  £15.00

CARTIER-BRESSON, HENRI. About Russia. Thames & Hudson: 1974 1st ed unpaginated, 141 b/w plates. A few fox marks to the blank page before the half title and a light scattering along the top edge o/w VG+ in. Nineteen years after his first visit to the Soviet Union, Cartier-Bresson returned to observe and record life there. The photographs are arranged into four groups by region. (Book Ref #33708)  £75.00

CARTWRIGHT, P. Ledbury 150. The Story of Cricket in a Famous Market Town Since 1837. Peter Cartwright: 1987 p/b 1st ed 103 pp, occasional b/w photos, club records. VG. A history released to celebrate the club's 150th year and raise funds for a new pavilion, with a foreword by Brian Johnstone. (Book Ref #29542)  £6.50

CASANI, SYLVIO. & SAPIO, MARIA. Caravaggio. The Final Years. Electa Napoli: 2005 rep 191 pp, colour and b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+. Text in English. (Book Ref #32799)  £18.00

CASDORPH, P.D. Lee and Jackson. Confederate Chieftains. Paragon House: 1992 1st ed 498 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. F/F. These 'starkly different personalities... superbly complemented one another'. Their combined military genius fought the union to a standstill before Jackson's tragic death. (Book Ref #25082)  £10.00

CASEY, A. & EATWELL, A. Susie Cooper. A Pioneer of Modern Design. Antique Collectors Club: 2002 1st ed 231 pp, numerous colour and b/w illustrations. Fine in a slightly chipped d/w. By the founder of the Susie Cooper Collector's Club. With many previously unpublished photos of her work. (Book Ref #32625)  £25.00

CASHIN, F. Mae West. W.H. Allen: 1981 1st ed 197 pp, b/w photos. VG+ /VG. Stage and screen appearances listed. (Book Ref #9433)  £6.00

CASHIN, F. Richard Burton. W.H. Allen: 1981 rep 191 pp, b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #581)  £6.50

CASPER, G.J. Glass Paperweights of the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum. Abrams: 1989 1st ed XXXI pps of introduction, 112 pp, 1200 weights illustrated in colour,, glossary. Fine in a Fine d/w. The nucleus of this American collection are the weights donated by Evangeline Bergstrom. She became a significant figure in the world of paperweights, eventually publishing 'Old Glass Paperweights', illustrated with her own rare examples. (Book Ref #32566)  £30.00

CASTELL, D. Hollywood In the 1970s. Admiral: 1986 1st ed 119 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos. VG+/VG. Pictorial history of the decade of 'new realism' and sensationalism in search of audiences. (Book Ref #151)  £5.00

CASTELL, D. Richard Attenborough. A pictorial film biography. Bodley Head: 1984 1st ed 128 pp, profuse b/w photos. VG+ in edge worn d/w. Illustrates more than sixty films with which Attenborough has been associated, whether as actor, producer or director. (Book Ref #13871)  £8.00

CATTANEO, G. & BACCHESCHI, E. L'Opera Completa Duccio. Rizzoli: 1972 1st ed 100 pp, 54. Previous owner's inscription o/w VG+ in nicked d/w. Introduction and plate notes in Italian. (Book Ref #33551)  £10.00

CEDERWALL, S. & RINEY, H. Spratling Silver. Chronicle: 1990 1st ed 128 pp, profuse b/w full page plates, stamp chronology, bibliog. F/F. (Book Ref #24624)  £15.00

CERAM, C.W. Archaeology of the Cinema. Thames & Hudson: 1965 1st ed 264 pp, profuse b/w photos, bibliog. Fine in slightly chipped d/w. The definitive work on the precursors of cinema and its earliest years. (Book Ref #6079)  £25.00

CEROVSKY, J. Endangered Plants. Aventium: 1995 1st ed 175 pp, profuse colour illustrations. VG+/VG+. A comprehensive illustrated guide to the conservation of flowers, trees and shrubs by habitat. (Book Ref #17902)  £10.00

CHADWICK, LUIE M. Fashion Drawing and Design. A Practical Manual For Art Students And Others. Batsford: 1926 1st ed 262 pp, charming colour frontis, 171 b/w figures. Blue boards with attractive stamped silhouettes on front panel. Extremities rubbed, cloth of front outer hinge slit, spine darkened, prelims slightly foxed but contents clean and tight. Intended as a fashion book for artists, the book is packed with attractive period costume. (Book Ref #33489)  £35.00

CHAFFERS, W. Hall-marks on Gold and Silver Plate. Reeves & Turner: 1922 revised ed 395 pp, 17 b/w illus, bibliog. Gilt brown cloth some light foxing o/w VG+. (Book Ref #23478)  £40.00

CHALEYSSIN, P. James McNeill Whistler. The Strident Cry of the Butterfly. Parkstone: 1995 1st ed 165 pp, b/w and colour illustrations, bibliog. F/VG+. (Book Ref #18112)  £10.00

CHALK, D. Hebes and Parahebes. Helm: 1988 1st UK ed 152 pp, 64 colour and 34 b/w illustrations, glossary. F/F. (Book Ref #26043)  £25.00

CHAMBERLIN, R. The English Cathedral. Webb & Bower: 1987 1st ed 208 pp, colour and b/w photos. VG+/VG+. A lively biographical look at the history and role of these great churches and their clergy. (Book Ref #27212)  £10.00

CHAMBERS, J. The English House. Thames Methuen: 1985 1st ed 288 pp, colour and b/w illustrations throughout, bibliog. F/F. A very useful introduction to the subject. (Book Ref #26091)  £10.00

CHAN, P. Bonsai. The art of growing and keeping miniature trees. Tiger: 1993 rep 174 pp, colour photos and b/w line drawings. VG+/VG+. Includes not only the horticulture, principles and aesthetics but also the showing of the art form. (Book Ref #21098)  £10.00

CHANAN, M. The Dream that Kicks. The prehistory and early years of cinema in Britain. RKP: 1980 1st ed 353 pp, bibliog. VG+/VG+. Chanon provides both a multi-disciplinary study of the forces which shaped early cinema and a vivid evocation of it as popular entertainment. (Book Ref #9431)  £10.00

CHANAN, M. The Dream that Kicks. The prehistory and early years of cinema in Britain. RKP: 1980 1st ed 353 pp, bibliog. VG+/VG+. Chanan provides both a multi-disciplinary study of the forces which shaped early cinema and a vivid evocation of it as popular entertainment. (Book Ref #11360)  £10.00

CHAPLIN, C. My Autobiography. Bodley Head: 1964 1st ed 545 pp, 50 pages b/w photos, filmog. VG+ in slightly torn d/w. (Book Ref #3898)  £8.50

CHAPPELL, C. Picturegoer Film Annual 1952-53. Odhams: 1952 1st ed 143 pp, profuse b/w and colour photos. VG+ in a VG+ d/w with a couple of closed tears. Cover shows Fred Astaire with Vera-Ellen in a scene from The Belle of New York. (Book Ref #24816)  £15.00

CHAPPELL, C. (ed). Picturegoer Film Annual 1950-51. Odhams 176 pp, 16 pages colour and profuse b/w photos. Bottom corners slightly bumped o/w VG+ in d/w with lightly rubbed extremities. Cyd Charisse cover. (Book Ref #21876)  £12.00

CHAPPELL, C. (ed). Picturegoer Film Annual 1950-51. Odhams: 1950 1st ed 176 pp, 16 pages colour and profuse b/w photos. Endpapers lightly tanned o/w VG+ in edge-worn d/w with slight loss to spine extremities. Cyd Charisse cover. (Book Ref #33773)  £10.00

CHARLES, R. & RITZ, D. Brother Ray. Ray Charles' Own Story. Macdonald & James: 1979 1st ed 340 pp, b/w photos, notes, discog. VG/+VG+. A drama of survival and success against staggering odds. (Book Ref #27838)  £7.00

CHATFIELD, J. A Tour of Italian Gardens. Ward Lock: 1988 1st ed 224 pp, profuse b/w and colour photos, glossary, bibliog. Inscription o/w Fine in price-clipped d/w. Chatfield traces the histoy and transformation of 50 of Italy's classic gardens, most of which are open to the public.. (Book Ref #24813)  £15.00

CHATLEY, HERBERT. The Problem of Flight. A Text-Book of Aerial Engineering. Charles Griffin: 1907 1st ed 119 pp, b/w photo frontis of a steam flying machine, 61 b/w figures throughout, bibliog. Blue cloth with gilt titles. Extremities and front panel slightly rubbed, cloth lightly faded at rear hinge. Bottom of front internal hinge slit, traces of removed bookplate, top edge lightly foxed o/w a clean, tight copy. Chatley's book was addressed to the engineering profession. He used engineering formulae in conjunction with practical experiments to demonstrate all the knowledge currently available on aeroplanes aviplanes, aerodromes and dirigibles. (Book Ref #32523)  £50.00

CHATTO, B. The Damp Garden. Dent: 1993 p/b rep 336 pp, 8 colour plates and 14 drawings. Fine. (Book Ref #27746)  £6.50

CHATTO, B. The Green Tapestry. Perennial plants for the garden. Collins: 1991 rep 191 pp, 250 colour plates of Chatto's garden. VG+ /VG+. Chatto's planting plans, illustrated profusely here, profoundly influenced the appearance of modern gardens. (Book Ref #29006)  £15.00

CHATWIN, A. Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork. A guide and history. Amina Chatwin: 1984 p/b rep unpaginated, b/w photos and illustrations throughout. A Fine copy. Welcome adjunct to the architectural history of the town. (Book Ref #31612)  £8.50

CHATWIN, A. Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork. A guide and history. Amina Chatwin: 1984 p/b rep unpaginated, b/w photos and illustrations throughout. Covers slightly unevenly faded o/w VG+. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Welcome adjunct to the architectural history of the town. (Book Ref #32225)  £10.00

CHERR, P. Yakky Doodle and Chopper. Hanna Barbara: 1964 p/b 1st UK ed 22 pp, colour illstrations throughout by Hawley Pratt and Al White. Front cover creased o/w VG+. Happy Time Series No 54. Featuring Yogi Bear. (Book Ref #27434)  £7.50

CHERRY, G.E. Urban Change and Planning. A history of urban development in Britain since 1750. Foulis: 1972 1st ed 254 pp, b/w photos. VG+ in slightly chipped d/w. Written from the related view points of the social, economic, political and cultural change of the past two centuries and the standpoint of the town planner. (Book Ref #18024)  £15.00

CHESTERTON, G.K. Eugenics and Other Evils. Cassell: 1922 1st ed 188 pp. Red cloth with small hole in front hinge and spine faded, prelims page edges and a few pages foxed, inscription o/w VG. (Book Ref #25195)  £22.00

CHEVALIER, M. I Remember It Well. Autobiography. W.H. Allen: 1971 rep 221 pp, b/w photos. VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #586)  £8.00

CHIBNALL, S. Making Mischief. The Cult Films of Pete Walker. Fab Press: 1998 p/b 1st ed 223 pp, numerous b/w photos, bibliog. New. Walker, Britain's closest equivalent to Russ Meyer, is a low-budget, independent, exploitation film director.. In this major critical study, his mordant observations of a 'malevolent underworld' are dissected through a 5 hour interview, the co-operation of his screenwriters and a wealth of unpublished photographs. (Book Ref #27883)  £10.00

CHILTON, J. Sidney Bechet. The wizard of jazz. Macmillan: 1987 1st ed 331 pp, b/w photos, references, bibliog, discog. VG+/VG+. "The best biography I have ever read" - Stanley Dance, Jazz Times. (Book Ref #31610)  £15.00

CHINNERY, V. Oak Furniture. The British tradition. Antique Collector's Club: 1979 1st ed 579 pp, 16 colour plates and numerous b/w photos and illustrations, appendices, bibliog. VG+ in VG+ d/w. A history of early furniture in the British Isles and New England. The first major book to be published on the subject for over fifty years. (Book Ref #33748)  £38.00

CHITTENDEN, F. (ed). A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture. Clarendon Press: 1956 2nd ed 2316 pages + 554 pages, profuse b/w line drawings. VG+ set in chipped d/ws. 4 vols plus the second edition supplement (1969). (Book Ref #3787)  £95.00

CHITTOCK, L. Cairo Cats. Egypts Enduring Legacy. Camel Caravan Press: 1999 1st ed 71 pp, colour photos throughout. Fine in a Fine d/w. 'a delightful collection of photos and prose'. (Book Ref #31372)  £7.00

CHIVERS, S. & WOLOSZYNSKA, S. The Cottage Garden. Margery Fish at East Lambrook Manor. John Murray: 1990 1st ed 124 pp, colour photos. Bottom corners slightly bumped o/w F/VG+. Traces the influences which created East Lambrook, the choosing of plant material and the creation and recent restoration of the garden. (Book Ref #17656)  £7.50

CHIVERS, S. & WOLOSZYNSKA, S. The Cottage Garden. Margery Fish at East Lambrook Manor. John Murray: 1990 1st ed 124 pp, colour photos. VG+/VG+. Traces the influences that created East Lambrook, the choosing of plant material and the creation and recent restoration of the garden. (Book Ref #21594)  £8.00

CHRISTIE, A. At Bertram's Hotel. Collins: 1965 1st ed 255 pp. Previous owner's initials o/w VG+ in lightly marked d/w. Published for The Crime Club. (Book Ref #17909)  £15.00

CHRISTIE, A. Cat Among the Pigeons. Collins: 1959 1st ed 255 pp. Page edges lightly marked and slightly dusty o/w VG+ in d/w worn at the head with small losses at top corners. Published for The Crime Club. (Book Ref #17913)  £15.00

CHRISTIE, A. Elephants Can Remember. A Hercule Poirot story. Collins: 1972 1st ed 256 pp. Tiny mark on free front end paper, page edges very lightly browned o/w VG+ in very slightly chipped d/w. Published for The Crime Club. (Book Ref #17908)  £25.00

CHRISTIE, A. Endless Night. Collins: 1967 1st ed 224 pp. Front endpaper slightly browned, front d/w flap lightly creased o/w F/VG+. Published for The Crime Club. (Book Ref #17910)  £20.00

CHRISTIE, A. Hickory Dickory Dock. A Hercule Poirot story. Collins: 1955 1st ed 191 pp. Endpapers browned, page edges lightly browned o/w VG+ in slightly spine faded d/w which is lightly foxed internally and on back panel. Published for The Crime Club. (Book Ref #17912)  £15.00

CHRISTIE, A. Passenger to Frankfurt. Collins: 1970 1st ed 256 pp. Page edges lightly foxed o/w F in price clipped d/w. Published for The Crime Club. (Book Ref #17911)  £10.00

CHRISTIE, A. The Pale Horse. Collins: 1961 1st ed 256 pp. Top corners lightly bumped, endpapers and page edges slightly foxed o/w VG+ in d/w with lightly marked back panel. Published for The Crime Club. (Book Ref #17907)  £15.00

CHRISTIE, C. The British Country House in the Eighteenth Century. Manchester University Press: 2000 p/b 1st thus 333 pp, colour photos, numerous b/w illustrations. Front bottom corner lightly creased o/w VG+. A 'clear, thoughtful and analytical' insight into the culture, class, possessions and consumption of the privileged and their rural retreats. (Book Ref #33764)  £18.00

CHRISTIE, I (ed). & ELLIOT, D (ed). Eisenstein at Ninety. Museum of Modern Art, Oxford: 1988 p/b 1st ed 166 pp, b/w photos and illustrations throughout. Small sticker on inside cover o/w VG+. Published to accompany the exhibition of Eisenstein's work marking the ninetieth anniversary of his birth. (Book Ref #19133)  £12.50

CHRISTIE, IAN. & GILLIAM, TERRY (foreword). The Last Machine. Early Cinema and the Birth of the Modern World. BFI: 1994 p/b 1st ed 152 pp, b/w ilustrations throughout. VG+. Published to accompany the BBC TV series of the same name.. (Book Ref #33299)  £20.00

CHRISTIE'S. 19th and 20th Century Posters. Christie's: 1988 p/b 1st ed 92 pp, b/w and colour illustrations throughout. Front cover lightly curled o/w VG+. Includes list of prices realised. Catalogue for the sale of European 19th and 20th century posters on 20th October 1988 with a small section from America. (Book Ref #26985)  £12.00

CHRISTIE'S. Ancient Glass. Formerly the Kofler-Truninger Collection. Christie's: 1985 1st ed 174 pp, b/w and colour illustrations throughout, bibliog. Fine in VG+ d/w. Includes Corrigenda and Estimate List. The Koflers assembled a collection of considerable breadth, depth and variety, with a comprehensive series of forms and beautiful examples within the field. (Book Ref #32893)  £50.00

CHRISTIE'S. The Michael Robert Collection of Architectural and Garden Ornaments. Christie's: 2004 p/b 1st ed 297 pp, numerous colour illustrations. Fine. The catalogue of the September 2004 sale. (Book Ref #31902)  £10.00

CHRISTIE'S. The Raymond and Frances Bushell Collection of Netsuke. Part II Tuesday October 1988. Christies: 1988 1st ed 98 pp, colour photos, list of carvers. Pictorial laminated boards. VG+. (Book Ref #32272)  £20.00

CHURCHILL, W.S. London to Ladysmith via Pretoria. Longmans: 1900 1st ed xiv + 498 pps + 32 pp catalogue, 4 maps (3 folding and 1 coloured). Fawn pictorial cloth decorated in red, black and gilt. The bottom corner of the front board is lightly creased, a few fox spots on the prelims o/w an unusually clean, bright and unworn copy. VG+. An early issue of the first edition with the catalogue dated 10/99. Although this copy has 4 maps bound in as called for, the map dated Feb 14th - 28th has been bound in twice and the one dated Jan 11th - Feb 9th has been omitted. (Book Ref #15586)  £250.00

CIMENT, M. John Boorman. Translated from the French by Gilbert Adair. Faber: 1986 1st UK ed 270 pp, some colour, numerous b/w illustrations, bibliog, filmog. Pictorial laminated boards bumped at spine base o/w VG+. Issued without d/w. Ciment's hard-to-find study. (Book Ref #26428)  £30.00

CIMENT, M. (ed). Elia Kazan. An American Odyssey. Bloomsbury: 1988 1st UK ed 237 pp, b/w photos throughout text, filmog. F. Written from conversations and unpublished notes. (Book Ref #7205)  £7.50

CIMENT, M. (ed). Elia Kazan. An American Odyssey. Bloomsbury: 1988 1st UK ed 237 pp, b/w photos throughout text, filmog. F. Written from conversations and unpublished notes. (Book Ref #7206)  £7.50

CLARENS, C. An Illustrated History of the Horror Film. Capricorn: 1967 p/b 1st ed 256 pp, b/w photos. VG. 'This is the definitive history of the horror film and likely to remain so' - The Detroit News. (Book Ref #1977)  £7.50

CLARIDGE, J. The Country Calendar or The Shepherd of Banbury's Rules. Sylvan Press: 1946 1st thus 127 pp, 28 b/w engravings by Margaret Wood. Endpapers and edges lightly browned o/w a clean, bright copy in a d/w with tanned spine which has slight losses at the ends. (Book Ref #29232)  £12.00

CLARK, G. The Eccentric Teapot. Aurum: 1989 1st ed 120 pp, 138 colour and b/w plates, bibliog. Owner's name o/w Fine in a slightly chipped d/w. Lavishly illustrated look at some of the most sublime, outrageous and exotic teapots - short and stout they are not!. (Book Ref #31803)  £10.00

CLARK, H. The Cheongsam. OUP: 2000 2nd Imp 72 pp, 18 colour and some b/w illustrations, glossary, bibliog. Laminated pictorial boards. A history of the development of the garment with particular emphasis on its popularity in Hong Kong. One of The images of Asia series. (Book Ref #33462)  £12.00

CLARK, J.E.T. Musical Boxes. A history and an appreciation. Allen & Unwin: 1961 3rd ed 264 pp, b/w photos throughout, Appendix. VG+/VG+. Definitive guide to musical boxes; the first book to be published in the UK on the subject. (Book Ref #23518)  £20.00

CLARKE, D. Colours of Africa. Parkgate Books: 2000 1st ed 175 pp, profuse colour photos by Duncan Clarke. Fine in a slightly torn d/w. 'the glorious presence and meaning of colour in African life'. (Book Ref #33391)  £15.00

CLARKE, G. Get Happy. The life of Judy Garland. Warner Books: 2001 rep 510 pp, few b/w photos, notes, bibliog. VG+ in VG+ d/w. 'A masterful biography' - The Times. (Book Ref #33202)  £5.00

CLARKE, H.G. The Pictorial Pot Lid Book. Courier Press: 1970 2nd ed 307 pp, Over 450 b/w illustrations. Boards lightly marked o/w VG+ in edge-worn, torn and marked d/w. Under-Glaze Colour Picture Prints on Staffordshire Pottery. Expanded with a further chapter by Mr Ball of Nuneaton. (Book Ref #21557)  £30.00

CLARKE, P. The Twelve and The Genii. Puffin: 1977 p/b 1st thus 206 pp, jacket and b/w illus by Cecil Lesley. VG. (Book Ref #24068)  £5.00

CLARKE, E. & PERRY, C. English Country Gardens. Weidenfeld: 1985 1st ed 160 pp, profuse colour photos, bibliog. Top of page edges dusty o/w VG+/VG+. A colourful excursion through the glories of English summer gardens, from small cottage plots to the more spacious gardens of manor house and rectory. (Book Ref #14127)  £10.00

CLAXTON, WILLIAM. (photography & writing). & HECKMAN, DON. (foreword). Jazz Seen. Taschen: 1999 1st ed 287 pp, profuse b/w photos, some colour. Fine in a lightly scratched dustwrapper. (Book Ref #33564)  £25.00

CLAYSON, H. Painted Love. Prostitution in French Art of The Impressionist Era. Yale: 1991 1st ed 202 pp, b/w illustrations throughout, bibliog. VG+ in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #33081)  £15.00

CLAYTON, D. (ed). Kuwait's Natural History. An Introduction. Kuwait Petroleum Corporation: n.d (c.1981) 1st ed 351 pp, numerous colour photos. VG+ in a slightly edge-worn d/w with a slight lamination fault. Produced by the Ahmadi Natural History Group, sponsored by The Kuwait Petroleum Corporation. (Book Ref #31234)  £20.00

CLAYTON, M. Raphael and His Circle. Drawings From Windsor Castle. Merrill Holberton: 1999 1st ed 324 pp, numerous colour and b/w illustrations, watermarks, concordances, bibliog. Fine in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #31839)

CLAYTON-PAYNE, A. Victorian Flower Gardens. Weidenfeld: 1988 1st ed 160 pp, colour and b/w photos, bibliog. Front of dustwrapper lightly faded F/F. An incisive and analytical text coupled with the reproduction of well over 100 watercolours of Victorian gardens. (Book Ref #11539)  £12.50

CLAYTON-PAYNE, A. Victorian Flower Gardens. Guild Publishing: 1988 rep 160 pp, colour and b/w photos, bibliog. VG+/VG+. An incisive and analytical text coupled with the reproduction of well over 100 watercolours of Victorian gardens. (Book Ref #23016)  £8.00

CLEMENT, P. The Chiffchaff. Hamlyn: 1995 p/b 1st ed 126 pp, colour photos, b/w figures and line drawings. VG+. One of the Hamlyn Species Guides. (Book Ref #32248)  £8.00

CLEMENTS, K. Henry Lamb. The Artist and His Friends. Redcliffe: 1985 1st ed 305 pp, a few colour and b/w illustrations. VG+ in a VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #32140)  £10.00

CLEWES, DOROTHY. The Adventure of the Blue Admiral. The Children's Book Club: 1956 rep 191 pp. Endpapers slightly browned with a few tape marks, small loss to d/w spine top o/w bright and clean in dustwrapper. In protective sleeve. (Book Ref #28043)  £5.00

CLIFFORD, D. Chinese Carved Lacquer. Bamboo: 1992 1st ed 160 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos, appendix, bibliog. F/VG+. Essential book for collectors, connoisseurs and enthusiasts, with illustrations of both rarities and representative examples. (Book Ref #29360)  £18.00

CLIFFORD, M. Cardew of St. Jim's. Howard Baker: 1972 facsimile ed unpaginated, colour covers, numerous b/w drawings and strips. F/VG+. The Gem 2. Seven reproductions of School Stories by Frank Richards, also known as Martin Clifford. (Book Ref #16423)  £5.00

CLIFFORD, M. The Gem Library Volume 1. D'Arcy the Runaway. Howard Baker: 1971 facsimile ed 140 pp, colour covers and b/w illustrations. VG+ in lightly marked and indented d/w. Issues 752 to 758 of The Gem. Seven full-length facsimile reprints in one volume. Includes loosely inserted Greyfriars Press newsletter. (Book Ref #23093)  £5.00

CLIFFORD, M. The Gem Library Volume 10. Gay Dogs of St. Jim's. Howard Baker: 1980 facsimile ed 140 pp, colour covers and b/w illustrations. VG+/VG+. Issues 1233 to 1236 and 1239 to 1241 of The Gem. Seven full-length facsimile reprints in one volume. (Book Ref #23100)  £5.00

CLIFFORD, M. The Gem Library Volume 11. D'Arcy Maximus. Howard Baker: 1980 facsimile ed 140 pp, colour covers and b/w illustrations. VG+ in nicked d/w. Issues 788 to 791 and 808, 858 and 899 of The Gem. Seven full-length facsimile reprints in one volume. (Book Ref #23101)  £5.00

CLIFFORD, M. The Gem Library Volume 12. High Jinks at St. Jim's. Howard Baker: 1981 facsimile ed 140 pp, colour covers and b/w illustrations. VG+/VG+. Issues 773, 774, 795, 797, 799, 805 and 807 of The Gem. Seven full-length facsimile reprints in one volume. (Book Ref #23102)  £5.00

CLIFFORD, M. The Gem Library Volume 13. Tom Merry's Enemy. Howard Baker: 1981 facsimile ed 140 pp, colour covers and b/w illustrations. VG+/VG+. Issues 1388 to 1395 of The Gem. Seven full-length facsimile reprints in one volume. (Book Ref #23103)  £5.00

CLIFFORD, M. The Gem Library Volume 2. Cardew of St. Jim's. Howard Baker: 1972 facsimile ed 160 pp, colour covers and b/w illustrations. VG+/VG+. Issues 824 to 831 of The Gem. Eight full-length facsimile reprints in one volume. (Book Ref #23094)  £5.00

CLIFFORD, M. The Gem Library Volume 3. The Rebel of St. Jim's. Howard Baker: 1972 facsimile ed 120 pp, colour covers and b/w illustrations. VG+/VG+. Issues 930 to 931 and 1069 to 1072 of The Gem. Six full-length facsimile reprints in one volume. (Book Ref #23095)  £5.00

CLIFFORD, M. The Gem Library Volume 4. Tom Merry and the Night Raiders. Howard Baker: 1973 facsimile ed 140 pp, colour covers and b/w illustrations. VG+/VG+. Issues 1635 to 1640 and 1619 of The Gem. Seven full-length facsimile reprints in one volume. (Book Ref #23344)  £5.00

CLIFFORD, M. The Gem Library Volume 5. The Boys of St Jims. Howard Baker: 1973 facsimile ed 140 pp, colour covers and b/w illustrations. VG/VG. Issues 1612-1618 of The Gem. Seven full-length facsimile reprints in one volume. (Book Ref #23354)  £5.00

CLIFFORD, M. The Gem Library Volume 7. The Spectre of St. Jim's. Howard Baker: 1974 facsimile ed 160 pp, colour covers and b/w illustrations. VG+ in torn d/w. Issues 1397 to 1404 of The Gem. Eight full-length facsimile reprints in one volume. (Book Ref #23097)  £5.00

CLIFFORD, M. The Gem Library Volume 9. Tom Merry's Party. Howard Baker: 1979 facsimile ed 140 pp, colour covers and b/w illustrations. VG+/VG+. Issues 1539, 1540 and 1552 to 1556 of The Gem. Seven full-length facsimile reprints in one volume. (Book Ref #23099)  £5.00

CLIFFORD, M. The Mystery of Eastwood House. Howard Baker: 1985 facsimile ed 196 pp, tritone and b/w illustrations. VG+ in slightly faded d/w. (Book Ref #30803)  £5.00

CLIFFORD, M. Tom Merry's Party. Howard Baker: 1979 facsimile ed unpaginated, colour covers, numerous b/w drawings and strips. VG+/VG+. The Gem 9. Seven reproductions of School Stories by Frank Richards, also known as Martin Clifford. (Book Ref #16419)  £5.00

CLIFFORD, M. Tom Merry's Weekly. Howard Baker: 1983 facsimile ed unpaginated, colour covers, numerous b/w drawings and strips. Slight shelf marks on fore edges o/w F/F. The Gem 18. Seven reproductions of School Stories by Frank Richards, also known as Martin Clifford. (Book Ref #16421)  £5.00

CLIFFORD, M. et al. The Howard Baker Easter Omnibus 1978. Howard Baker: 1978 facsimile ed unpaginated, colour covers, numerous b/w drawings and strips. VG+ on price clipped and slightly crease d/w. Howard Baker Annual No 9. A selection of stories from The Magnet's golden age.. (Book Ref #16424)  £5.00

CLIFFORD, R. The Royal Gloucestershire Hussars. Alan Sutton: 1991 1st ed 192 pp. Fine in a Fine d/w. Signed by the author on title page. (Book Ref #33759)  £30.00

CLIFFORD, D. & CLIFFORD, T. John Crome. Faber: 1968 1st ed 301 pp, 150 b/w and 6 colour plates, appendices. Page edges lightly foxed o/w VG+ in slightly edge worn d/w. The first serious monograph on John Crome since 1921. (Book Ref #15180)  £25.00

CLINCH, M. Cagney. The Story of his Film Career. Proteus: 1982 p/b 1st UK ed 182 pp, numerous b/w photos, filmog. Inscription o/w VG+. Portrays Cagney's varied and superbly-crafted roles, his unease with the hoodlum image, his championship of actor's rights and nineteen year retirement horse breeding until his triumphant return in Ragtime. (Book Ref #17145)  £8.00

CLOAKE, J. Palaces and Parks of Richmond and Kew. Volume I: The Palaces of Shene and Richmond. Volume II: Richmond Lodge and the Kew Palaces. Phillimore: 1995, 1996 1eds 288 pp, 248 pp, 24 colour plates, 327 b/w illustrations, bibliog. Both volumes VG+ in VG+ d/ws. A thorough examination not only of the bricks and mortar, landscape, use and occupation but also their involvement in significant events in national history. Uses a mass of history, much previously unpublished, and a wealth of contemporary illustrations. (Book Ref #32380)  £50.00

COATES, R. The Place-Names of Hampshire. Batsford: 1989 1st ed 192 pp, b/w maps. Ex-Library with withdrawn stamp on verso of title page and free front endpaper removed o/w VG+ in d/w attached to boards. (Book Ref #29985)  £10.00

COATS, A. The Book of Flowers. Four centuries of flower illustration. Phaidon: 1973 1st ed 208 pp, 126 illustrations, 40 in colour, bibliog. VG+ in slightly edge-worn d/w. Most of the illustrations in this title have not been reproduced since the original book appeared, all of which are now rare. (Book Ref #18522)  £30.00

COATS, A. The Book of Flowers. Four centuries of flower illustration. Phaidon: 1973 1st ed 208 pp, 126 illustrations, 40 in colour, bibliog. VG+ in edge-worn d/w with 4cm tear to back panel. Most of the illustrations in this title have not been reproduced since the original book appeared, all of which are now rare. (Book Ref #20513)  £30.00

COATS, P. Great Gardens of Britain. Spring Books: 1970 rep 287 pp, 40 colour plates and 250 b/w illustrations. VG+ in edge worn, torn and repaired d/w. A horticultural feast of 38 gardens, described with authority and erudition. (Book Ref #8926)  £12.50

COBB, J.L.S. Meconopsis. Timber Press/Helm: 1989 1st ed 125 pp, 20 colour plates, 27 b/w line drawings. Near Fine in Near Fine d/w. Well-regarded monograph. (Book Ref #33227)  £50.00

COBBETT, W. & KING, P (ed. & intro.). The English Gardener. Bloomsbury: 1996 new ed 353 pp, 10 small b/w figures in text. VG+ in VG+ d/w. The political reformer as gardener. Full of robust good sense, characteristically pithy comments and personal asides. (Book Ref #32824)  £12.00

COE, B. The Birth of Photography. The story of the formative years 1800-1900. ash & grant: 1976 p/b 1st ed 144 pp, 200 b/w photos, bibliog. Spine lightly faded o/w VG+. Readable and informative text accompanied by many previously unpublished photographs. (Book Ref #23185)  £7.50

COE, B. The History of Movie Photography. ash & grant: 1981 1st ed 176 pp, profuse b/w and some colour photos, bibliog. F in lightly spine-faded d/w. From pre-cinema optical toys to widescreen and imax. (Book Ref #3983)  £15.00

COE, B. The History of Movie Photography. ash & grant: 1981 1st ed 176 pp, profuse b/w and some colour photos, bibliog. VG+/VG+ with a slight label mark on front of d/w. From pre-cinema optical toys to widescreen and Imax. (Book Ref #27831)  £12.50

COE, B. (intro). Techniques of The World's Great Photographers. Burlington: 1981 1st ed 192 pp, a few colour, numerous b/w photos. VG+ in lightly edge-worn and internally foxed d/w. (Book Ref #33816)  £8.50

COE, R.N. Doctor Concoctor. From The Russian Poem by Kornei Chukovsky. OUP: 1967 1st UK ed unpaginated, b/w illustrations throughout by William Papas. Fine in dustwrapper which has been laminated and is slightly creased on the front flap. The kindly Doctor is in high demand even as far as the pale Limpopo River. Ideal for reading aloud to young children and complemented by Papas's amusing animals. (Book Ref #32158)  £10.00

COE, BRIAN. & PIPER, JOHN. (foreword). Stained Glass in England: 1150-1550. W.H Allen: 1981 1st ed 143 pp, colour and b/w illustrations. VG+ in a VG+ d/w. Introduces the medieval glazier, his methods, manufacture and assembly. Whilst religious themes are explored, the small revelations about medieval life are also given prominence. (Book Ref #32778)  £20.00

COFFIN, D.R. The English Garden. Meditation and Memorial. Princeton: 1994 1st ed 270 pp, 87 b/w illustrations. Fine in a Fine d/w. Coffin uses sixteenth to eighteenth century literature to examine the cultural history of the philosophical and spiritual relationship of the English with their gardens during this period. (Book Ref #32611)  £20.00

COHEN, J. et al. Picasso: Inside the Image. Thames & Hudson: 1995 1st UK ed 136 pp, 6 col, 113 b/w illustrations. Fine in a Fine d/w. Prints from the Ludwig Museum of Cologne comprising etchings, lithographs, linocuts, engravings and aquatints from all Picasso's periods. (Book Ref #19846)  £6.99

COHEN, M.N. (intro). Lewis Carroll at Christchurch. National Portrait Gallery: 1974 p/b 1st ed 32 pp, 28 b/w photos. VG. Twenty eight portraits by Lewis Carroll together with an early version of 'Hiawatha's Photographing' written before photographic processes changed to dry plate circa 1880. (Book Ref #24413)  £15.00

COHEN, J. & SNITZER, H. Reprise. The Extraordinary Revival of Early Music. Little Brown: 1985 1st ed 227 pp, b/w photos, glossary. Ex-Library with front endpaper removed, 1 stamp only o/w VG in edge-worn d/w. Cohen reflects 'with humour' on the battle to reintroduce early music to the classical canon and Snitzer profiles the major musicians of this new Renaissance. (Book Ref #27608)  £12.00

COHN, L. Movietone Presents the 20th Century. A pictorial record. Andre Deutsch: 1977 1st ed Approx 250 pp, b/w archive stills and photos. VG+/VG. 20th Century Fox's Movietone story, from newsgathering to production, told in pictures. (Book Ref #158)  £10.00

COLE, B. Don't Go Out Tonight. A Creepy Concertina Pop-Up. Hamish Hamilton: 1982 1st ed 4 pp of story, 6 colour pop-ups with all moveable parts complete. Bottom of page edges very slightly grazed o/w F. The whimsical world of Ow where Witch Throttlegush and her friends' bumble and fumble their way through the most jolly adventures'. (Book Ref #12734)  £15.00

COLE, B. Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows. A Pop Up Book. Methuen: 1983 1st ed 10 pp, Colour pop ups and moveables by Babette Cole. Corners slightly bumped o/w VG+. (Book Ref #12891)  £12.00

COLE, B. Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows. A Pop Up Book. Methuen: 1983 1st ed 10 pp, colour pop ups and moveables by Babette Cole. Laminated boards VG+. (Book Ref #13384)  £12.00

COLE, B. The Hairy Book. Jonathan Cape: 1984 1st ed Unpaginated, profuse colour illustrations. Fine. (Book Ref #23011)  £5.00

COLEMAN, D.S, E.A & E.J. The Collector's Encyclopaedia of Dolls. Crown: 1968 rep 697 pp, 2000 small b/w illustrations of dolls and marks, index of marks. A small amount of label residue on front endpaper o/w Fine in a slightly edge-worn and price-clipped d/w. This is a heavy book weighing 2400 grams. Please contact us for a postage quote. (Book Ref #31582)  £18.00

COLEMAN, W.S. Our Woodlands, Heaths, and Hedges. Routledge: 1859 1st ed 178 pp, 8 colour plates. Blue cloth with gilt embossed spine. Inscription o/w VG+. 'A popular description of trees, shrubs, wild fruits etc.'. (Book Ref #13837)  £35.00

COLERIDGE, A. Chippendale Furniture. The Work of Thomas Chippendale and His Contemporaries in the Rococo Style. CBC: 1973 rep 229 pp of text, 3 colour and 420 b/w plates, bibliog. A Fine copy in a lightly creased d/w. Includes the work of Vile, Cobb, Channon, Hallett, Ince and Mayhew. (Book Ref #28434)  £35.00

COLERIDGE, A. Chippendale Furniture. The Work of Thomas Chippendale and His Contemporaries in the Rococo Style. CBC: 1973 rep 229 pp of text, 3 colour and 420 b/w plates, bibliog. VG+ in a lightly edge-worn d/w which is slightly damp marked on the back cover. Includes the work of Vile, Cobb, Channon, Hallett, Ince and Mayhew. (Book Ref #31687)  £27.00

COLERIDGE, S.T. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. In seven parts. R.J Clarke: 1945 1st ed 35 pp, 5 full page colour drawings by Duncan Grant from original plates. Blue Niger binding with gilt medallion unevenly but not unpleasantly faded, page edges browned o/w VG+. One of 700 presentation copies made for Alan and Richard Lane for Christmas 1945. With loosely inserted Christmas card signed by Alan and Richard Lane. (Book Ref #30147)  £250.00

COLLEY, D.P. The Road to Victory. The Untold Story of Race and World War II's Red Ball Express. Brasseys: 2001 p/b rep 247 pp, b/w photos and maps. Ex-Library with usual stamps and neat label remains o/w VG. The story of the military trucking operation which supplied the US Army in its European theatre of operations in World War II from August to November 1944 and the black quartermaster trucking companies serving in it. (Book Ref #33401)  £7.00

COLLIER, J.L. Louis Armstrong. Michael Joseph: 1984 1st ed 383 pp, b/w photos, notes, discog. Pages slightly yellowed o/w VG+ in lightly indented d/w. Masterful critical biography packed with insight and information. (Book Ref #20834)  £15.00

COLLINGWOOD, J. Bob Marley. His Musical Legacy. Cassell: 2005 1st ed 191 pp, colour and b/w photos throughout, timeline, tour guide. Fine in VG+ d/w. Follows his life through his changing styles and musical collaborations. (Book Ref #31787)  £18.00

COLLINS, J. Jaguar. An Illustrated History. Tiger: 1998 1st thus 160 pp, colour and b/w illustrations. Fine in a Fine dustwrapper. Traces the proud history with numerous archive photographs. (Book Ref #30805)  £10.00

COLLODI, C. & INNOCENTI, R. The Adventures of Pinocchio. Jonathan Cape: 1988 1st thus 142 pp, colour illustrations throughout by Roberto Innocenti. A fine copy in a very lightly edge-worn d/w. Innocenti, a former animator, contrasts the hurly-burly of Italian street life with the beauty and isolation of its countryside giving fresh life to the legendary puppet. (Book Ref #27132)  £18.00

COLOMBO, A. The Great Photographers: Pete Turner. Collins: 1984 p/b 1st ed 64 pp, profuse colour photos, chronology, bibliog. VG+. An excellent sample of the photographer's work. (Book Ref #29213)  £10.00

COLQUHOUN, K. A Thing in Disguise. The Visionary Life of Joseph Paxton. Fourth Estate: 2003 1st ed 307 pp, colour photos, b/w line drawings in text, bibliog. F in a d/w with sticker mark on front panel. The 'busiest man in England' according to Dickens, achieved such fame with his triumph, The Crystal Palace, that he was in constant demand to design public parks and gardens. Drawing on thousands of letters from this great self-improver, his relationships with other great Victorians are detailed together with his myriad projects. (Book Ref #29402)  £8.00

COLVIN, B. Land and Landscape. John Murray: 1973 enlarged ed 412 pp, b/w photos. VG+/VG. Gives a broad history of landscape design followed by an analysis of land use. (Book Ref #14119)  £15.00

COMPTON, R. The Complete Book of Traditional Guernsey and Jersey Knitting. Batsford: 1985 1st ed 143 pp, nearly a 100 b/w photos and knitting charts, bibliog. A Fine copy in a Fine d/w. A well-traced history describing the intricate changes which ensured the work of one community could be distinguished from each other. (Book Ref #29005)  £45.00

COMPTON, R. (ed). Vogue Knitting Book No 69. The Autumn's New Fashion Checklist. Conde Nast: 1964 1st ed 64 pp, b/w and colour photography.. VG+. Colour cover by Norman Parkinson. Colour photo of Twiggy modelling a knitted jacket. Crochet and op-art knits. (Book Ref #30510)  £7.00

CONDIE, A.T. & MELLOY, J. The British Tractor Story - 2 : David Brown Case & International. A.T .Condie Publications: 1988 p/b 1st ed 128 pp, profuse b/w illustrations. VG+. (Book Ref #31281)  £16.50

CONDIT, C.W. The Chicago School of Architecture. A History of Commercial and Public Building in the Chicago Area, 1875-1925. University of Chicago: 1964 1st ed 255 pp, 196 b/w photos, bibliog. VG+ in an edge-worn d/w. Revised and enlarged from 'The Rise of The Skyscraper', Condit's 1952 book. (Book Ref #32539)  £20.00

CONNELL, B. Knight Errant. Douglas Fairbanks Jnr. Hodder & Stoughton: 1955 1st ed 288 pp, b/w photos. F/VG. Written with Fairbank's active collaboration. (Book Ref #12567)  £8.00

CONNER, P. Oriental Architecture in the West. Thames & Hudson: 1979 1st ed 200 pp, 154 illustrations, 14 in colour, Notes, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Traces the fluctuations in the taste for Oriental architecture, relating them to the development of the landscape garden in England and France. (Book Ref #32105)  £20.00

CONNOLLY, S (ed). & DILLON, H (ed). In an Irish Garden. Weidenfeld: 1986 p/b 1st ed 160 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos by Walter Pfeiffer. Bottom corner slightly de-laminating o/w VG+. A tour of twenty seven Irish gardens, most in private ownership. (Book Ref #16701)  £7.50

CONNOLLY, S (ed). & DILLON, H (ed). In an Irish Garden. Weidenfeld: 1986 1st ed 160 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos by Walter Pfeiffer. VG+/VG+. A tour of twenty seven Irish gardens, most in private ownership. (Book Ref #22240)  £12.00

CONNOLLY, S (ed). & DILLON, H (ed). In an Irish Garden. Weidenfeld: 1986 1st ed 160 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos by Walter Pfeiffer. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Signed by both authors on the title page. A tour of twenty-seven Irish gardens, most in private ownership. (Book Ref #32291)  £18.00

CONRAD, C. Jerome Robbins. That Broadway Man. Booth-Clibborn Editions: 2000 1st ed 303 pp, profuse colour photos, list of works. Pictorial boards issued without d/w. VG+. (Book Ref #25595)  £12.00

CONRAN, T. The Essential House Book. The comprehensive source book of home design. Conran Octopus: 1995 rep 272 pp, over 650 colour photos, 250 artworks. Top edge bumped, rear panel indented o/w VG+ in chipped d/w. Covers five sections of A Sense of Place, Room for Change, Rooms for Living, A Directory of Decorating and Furnishing options and a checklist for trouble shooting. (Book Ref #28117)  £13.50

CONRAN, T. & PEARSON, D. The Essential Garden Book. The comprehensive source book of garden design. Conran Octopus: 1999 rep 272 pp, 650 colour photos and 175 plans. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Please note this book weighs 2350 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33536)  £20.00

CONSIDINE, S. Bette and Joan: the Divine Feud. Muller: 1989 1st ed 401 pp, b/w photos, notes, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. 'The story of the two duelling divas who only worked together once'. (Book Ref #33019)  £9.00

CONTINI, M. Fashion from Ancient Egypt to the Present Day. Hamlyn: 1967 rep 321 pp, 550 illustrations, mostly in colour. Slight foxing to endpapers o/w VG+ in edge worn d/w. (Book Ref #8631)  £20.00

CONWAY-JONES, H. Gloucester Docks. An illustrated history. Alan Sutton: 1984 p/b 1st ed 181 pp, profuse b/w photos, appendices. VG+. The inland port of Gloucester flourished once linked to the sea by the Sharpness canal. The story of its growth, decline and revival. (Book Ref #24642)  £10.00

COOK, B. Beryl Cook - The Works. John Murray: 1978 1st ed unpaginated, 28 colour plates. Small inscription o/w VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #23491)  £12.00

COOK, O. English Cottages and Farmhouses. BCA: 1982 rep 208 pp, 163 b/w and 14 colour photos by Edwin Smith. VG in nicked d/w. Olive Cook was often present when these photos were taken, and her account of the history of country buildings is enriched by vivid recollections of individual houses and their inhabitants. (Book Ref #26213)  £8.00

COOK, O. The English Country House. Thames & Hudson: 1974 1st ed 240 pp, 269 plates, 22 in col. VG+ in slightly chipped d/w. Examines both the social and architectural development of the country house. (Book Ref #11537)  £8.50

COOK, P. (ed). The Cinema Book. BFI: 1990 p/b rep 377 pp, b/w photos. Front cover slightly creased o/w VG+. 'Has something for anyone interested in film'. Times Education Supplement. (Book Ref #32182)  £14.00

COOK, O. & KERSTING, A.F (photo). The English Country House. Thames & Hudson: 1974 1st ed 240 pp, 269 plates, 22 in col. Front board lightly bowed o/w VG+/VG+. Examines both the social and architectural development of the country house. (Book Ref #23004)  £15.00

COOKE, J.J.D. Churchdown Through The Ages. H Osbourne: 1939 1st ed 81 pp, b/w photos. Untidy inscription o/wVG+ in red cloth covers. Limited edition of 500 copies. (Book Ref #6023)  £20.00

COOPER, B. Transformation of a Valley. The Derbyshire Derwent. Scathin Books: 1992 1st ed 316 pp, b/w photos. Bottom edge of front board and d/w indented o/w Fine in a VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #31585)  £9.00

COOPER, D. G. Braque. Tate: 1956 p/b 1st ed 51 pp, 1 colour frontispiece and 24 b/w plates, chronology, catalogue, bibliog. VG. The catalogue for an exhibition shown at the Edinburgh Festival and then the Tate Gallery. (Book Ref #30946)  £3.00

COOPER, E. Fully Exposed. The Male Nude in Photography. Routledge: 1996 p/b rep 296 pp, profuse b/w photos, Notes, bibliog. Fine. 'an absorbing read, and an invaluable contribution to the sexual politics of representation'. (Book Ref #30222)  £15.00

COOPER, J. Victorian and Edwardian Furniture and Interiors. From the Gothic Revival to Art Nouveau. Thames & Hudson: 1987 1st ed 256 pp, 74 colour, 609 b/w illustrations. VG+ in a slightly torn d/w. Excellent reference which allows comparison of the work of the great designers and craftsmen of the period. (Book Ref #32662)  £30.00

COOPER, E. & LEWENSTEIN, E. (eds.). Studio Ceramics Today. Pottery Training: 1983 p/b 6th ed 207 pp, numerous b/w illustrations. Bottom front corner slightly creased and curled o/w VG+. A catalogue of the V& A 1983 Exhibition. (Book Ref #32827)  £20.0

COOPER, JOHN. & POWER, DAVID. A History of West Derby. Causeway Books: 1987 p/b rep 292 pp, numerous b/w illustrations. VG+. Dedicated by both authors on the half title page with loosely inserted invoice from David Power to the owner. (Book Ref #33576)  £15.00

COOPER, G. & SARGENT, D. Painting the Town. Phaidon: 1979 p/b 1st ed 78 pp, profuse colour photos. F. Modern exterior murals throughout the UK. (Book Ref #22563)  £12.00

COOPER, G. & SARGENT, D. Painting the Town. Phaidon: 1979 p/b 1st ed 78 pp, profuse colour photos. VG. Modern exterior murals throughout the UK. (Book Ref #26683)  £8.00

COOPER, G. & SARGENT, D. Painting the Town. Phaidon: 1979 p/b 1st ed 78 pp, profuse colour photos. VG. Modern exterior murals throughout the UK. (Book Ref #29069)  £7.50

COOPER, G. & TAYLOR, G. The Curious Gardeners. Obsession and diversity in 45 British gardens. Headline: 2001 1st ed 192 pp, profuse colour photos, bibliog. Pages very slightly cockled o/w VG+/VG+. Outspoken, forthright and entertaining tour around a dazzling range of British gardens. Based on the BBC series. (Book Ref #18161)  £10.00

COOPER, G. & TAYLOR, G. The Curious Gardeners. Obsession and diversity in 45 British gardens. Headline: 2001 1st ed 192 pp, profuse colour photos, bibliog. F/VG+. Outspoken, forthright and entertaining tour around a dazzling range of British gardens. Based on the BBC series. (Book Ref #25380)  £8.50

COOPER, G. & TAYLOR, G. The Curious Gardeners': Six Elements of Garden Design. Headline: 2002 1st ed 192 pp, colour photos, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Outspoken, forthright and entertaining tour around a dazzling range of British gardens. Based on the BBC series. (Book Ref #31226)  £8.00

COOPER, D. & TINTEROW, G. The Essential Cubism 1907-1920. Braque Picasso and Their Friends. Tate Gallery: 1983 p/b rep, with amendments 447 pp, colour and b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+. Catalogue of the 1983 Tate Exhibition on Braque, Gris, Leger and Picasso, Laurens and Lipchitz, Delaunay, Gleizes, Marcoussis, Metzinger and Villon. (Book Ref #33265)  £12.00

COPPIN, J. (ed). Between The Severn And The Wye. Poems of the Border Counties of England and Wales. Windrush: 1993 1st ed 163 pp, wood engravings by Ray Hedger. Inscription o/w fine in a VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #30635)  £20.00

CORBEILLER, C. European and American Snuff Boxes. 1730 - 1830. Viking: 1966 1st ed 120 pp, colour frontis, 703 b/w illustrations, b/w line drawings and marks, glossary, bibliog. VG+ in d/w with slightly torn and chipped top edge. Every type, material and national output is examined. Where possible the work of individual craftsmen is considered. (Book Ref #21113)  £20.00

CORBELL, T.L. Basic Studio Lighting. The Photographer's Complete Guide to Professional Techniques. Amphoto: 2001 p/b 1st ed 144 pp, 150 colour photos. VG+. Offers clear and thorough guidelines. (Book Ref #30883)  £10.00

CORK, J. & SCIVALLY, B. James Bond. The Legacy. Boxtree: 2002 1st ed 320 pp, 500 colour and b/w photos, appendices. Fine. 'The story of how writers, filmmakers and producers changed popular culture by breaking all the rules'. (Book Ref #19708)  £25.00

CORMACK, M. Bonington. Phaidon: 1989 1st ed 160 pp, 135 b/w illustrations, 50 in col, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. One of England's most important and prolific landscape artists and a prime exponent of the English Romantic Movement. (Book Ref #16649)  £20.00

CORMACK, M. Constable. Phaidon: 1986 1st ed 256 pp, 231 illustrations, 98 in col, notes, bibliog. Bottom of boards slightly bumped o/w F/VG+. Reveals his art to be a deeply thoughtful and individual commentary; not only on the art of landscape, but on the social and intellectual history of his times. (Book Ref #20527)  £35.00

CORNFORTH, J. The Inspiration of the Past. Country house taste in the twentieth century. Viking: 1985 1st ed 228 pp, 196 b/w photos, 80 colour photos. Fine in VG+ d/w. Signed dedication by Cornforth on the title page. Concentrates principally on the work of John Fowler and his contribution to the interior decoration and restoration of the houses in the care of the National Trust. (Book Ref #33581)  £30.00

CORNFORTH, J. The Search for a Style. Country Life and Architecture 1897 - 1935. Andre Deutsch: 1989 1st ed 263 pp, 270 b/w photos. VG+ in a VG+ d/w. A well illustrated book tracing the history of taste in relation to the style, furnishing and decoration of the English Country House from the pages of Country Life. (Book Ref #32503)  £15.00

CORRIN, STEPHEN. & ARDIZZONE, EDWARD. The Fantastic Tale of The Plucky Sailor and The Postage Stamp. Faber: 1954 1st ed unpaginated (20pp), dustwrapper, front panel and colour illustrations throughout by Edward Ardizzone. Bottom corners slightly bumped with tiny loss of surface on the edge of the front corner o/w a clean, crisp VG+ copy in a dustwrapper with small chips at the spine head. (Book Ref #32981)  £175.00

CORRIN, SARA. & CORRIN, STEPHEN. The Pied Piper of Hamelin. Faber: 1988 1st ed unpaginated, colour illustrations and decorations by Errol Le Cain. A Fine copy in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #33256)  £15.00

CORSON, R. Fashions in Makeup. From ancient to modern times. Peter Owen: 1972 1st ed 614 pp, 631 b/w illustrations, bibliog. Fore-edge slightly browned and lightly foxed o/w VG+ in lightly spine-faded and slightly chipped d/w. Encyclopedic study of the pursuit of beauty through the ages. (Book Ref #28309)  £40.00

COTTESLOE, G. & HUNT, D. The Duchess of Beaufort's Flowers. Webb & Bower: 1983 1st ed 64 pp, 32 colour photos, bibliog. Bookplate on f.ep, spine and d/w a little faded o/w VG+/VG+. Signed by the Duke of Beaufort on title page. Selected paintings from the original two volumes commissioned by the first Duchess of Beaufort in the early eighteenth century. (Book Ref #16322)  £12.00

COULDREY, V. Alfred Sisley: The English Impressionist. David & Charles: 1992 1st ed 96 pp, 60 colour illustrations. VG+ in spine-faded and chipped d/w. The least known of the original group of Impressionist painters. (Book Ref #33443)  £20.00

COURT, S. The Modern Garden Makers. Ward Lock: 1999 1st ed 160 pp, profuse colour photos. F/F. Presents some of the most influential contemporary British garden designers, including John Brookes, Julie Toll, Bonita Bulaitis and Christopher Bradley-Hole. (Book Ref #24269)  £12.00

COURT, S. The Modern Garden Makers. Ward Lock: 1999 1st ed 160 pp, profuse colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. Presents some of the most influential contemporary British garden designers, including John Brookes, Dan Pearson, Julie Toll, Bonita Bulaitis and Christopher Bradley-Hole. (Book Ref #30436)  £12.00

COURTIER, J. The No-Garden Gardener. The essential guide to gardening in small spaces. Marshall: 1999 1st ed 224 pp, profuse colour photos. VG+ in slightly chipped d/w. Everything you need to know about gardening in window boxes, patios and balconies. (Book Ref #20479)  £6.99

COUSINS, M. Twentieth Century Glass. Grange: 1995 rep 127 pp, profuse colour photos, bibliog. Fine in a VG+ d/w. Explores the creativity of all the major glass artists, including William Morris, Tiffany, Galle, Lalique and Zanini. (Book Ref #33011)  £8.00

COUSSINS, CRAIG. The Practical Guide to Growing Bonsai. A Guide to Growing, Shaping and Caring for Miniature Trees and Shrubs. Quintet/Apple: 2001 p/b 1st ed 128 pp, numerous small colour photos. Fine. (Book Ref #32855)  £7.50

COWAN, R. & GIBSON, F. A Century of Images. Photographs by the Gibson family. Andre Deutsch: 1997 1st ed 135 pp, profuse b/w photos, bibliog. F/F. Signed by Frank Gibson on title page. Three generations of the Gibson family's dramatic landscape photography of Cornwall and the Scilly Isles. (Book Ref #18071)  £18.00

COWARD, N. The Collected Plays of Noel Coward Play Parade Volume Five. Pacific 1860, Peace in Our Time, Relative Values, Quadrille, and Blithe Spirit. Heinemann: 1958 1st ed 625 pp. Gift inscription o/w VG in chipped and lightly spine-faded d/w. (Book Ref #33093)  £10.00

COWART, J. et al. Georgia O'Keefe. National Gallery of Art: 1988 1st ed 306 pp, 120 colour and 11 b/w plates, chronology. Fine in a Fine d/w. As well as stunning reproductions of many rarely seen works, this centennial exhibition catalogue contains more than 120 previously unpublished letters. (Book Ref #33715)  £25.00

COWEN, FRANCES. The Secret of Grange Farm. The Children's Press: n.d 188 pp. Page edges lightly browned, prize label o/w VG+ in edge-worn but bright d/w. Now in protective sleeve. By the author of the Jean nursing series. (Book Ref #24325)  £6.00

COWIE, P. Coppola. Andre Deutsch: 1989 1st ed 270 pp, b/w photos, filmog. F/F. The first major portrait of Coppola. (Book Ref #27921)  £8.00

COWIE, P. (ed). A Concise History of the Cinema. Vol 1: Before 1940 and Vol 2: Since 1940. Zwemmer: 1971 p/b 1st US ed 212 pp & 261 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. Front cover of Volume 1 creased o/w both volumes VG. (Book Ref #30155)  £10.00

COWIE, P. (ed). International Film Guide 1965. Tantivy: 1964 1st ed 304 pp, b/w photos. VG. (Book Ref #30050)  £7.00

COWIE, P. (ed). International Film Guide 1967. Tantivy: 1966 p/b 1st ed 328 pp, 120 b/w photos. VG. (Book Ref #29447)  £7.50

COWIE, P. (ed). International Film Guide 1980. Tantivy: 1979 p/b 1st ed 544 pp, b/w photos throughout. VG+. (Book Ref #29457)  £5.00

COWPER, E.E. Rosamond Takes The Lead. Peal Press: n.d (1950s) 168 pp. VG in nicked d/w. Now in protective sleeve. (Book Ref #24491)  £7.50

COYSH, A.W. Blue and White Transfer Ware 1780-1840. David & Charles: 1974 rep 112 pp, profuse b/w photos. Fore-edge a little fingered o/w VG+/VG+. Describes and illustrates over 150 of the relatively few pieces of blue and white earthenware that bear the maker's mark. (Book Ref #28521)  £15.00

COYSH, A.W. & HENRYWOOD, R.K. The Dictionary of Blue and White Printed Pottery 1780-1880. Volume 2. Antique Collectors Club: 1997 rep 239 pp, 450 illustrations, 28 in col, index of potter's marks, source books used by makers, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Claimed on its publication to be the standard reference work covering the firms, craftsmen, techniques wares, patterns and titles. (Book Ref #21846)  £30.00

COYSH, A.W. & HENRYWOOD, R.K. The Dictionary of Blue and White Printed Pottery 1780-1880. Volume II. Antique Collectors Club: 1992 rep 239 pp, 28 colour, 420 b/w photos, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #30979)  £20.00

CRANE, A. On the Other Side of the Camera. Konemann: 1995 1st ed 260 pp, Over 325 b/w illus. Fine in a Fine d/w. Crane shows us his portraits of an impressive roll call of the great 20th Century photographers. (Book Ref #22432)  £17.50

CRANE, C. & JAHR, C. Detour - A Hollywood Tragedy. My life with Lana Turner, my mother. Michael Joseph: 1988 1st ed 339 pp, b/w photos. Page edges slightly yellowed o/w VG+/VG. Cheryl Crane's own account of her nightmarish Hollywood life, and the events which led to her standing trial for the murder of her mother's lover. (Book Ref #15079)  £7.50

CRANE, D. & MYERS, H. Film Parade. Hollywood - London. Marks & Spencer: circa 1950 1st ed 112 pp, b/w photos throughout and some colour. Corners rubbed, inscription o/w VG. (Book Ref #23239)  £7.50

CRANE, D (ed). & MYERS, H (ed). Film Parade. Marks & Spencer: circa 1949 1st ed 112 pp, b/w photos throughout and some colour. Corners bumped and rubbed o/w VG. (Book Ref #23238)  £7.50

CRANE WILSON, I. (ed). The Ninth Hollywood Album. Sampson Low 160 pp, colour plates and b/w photos. Inscription o/w VG+ in edge-worn and slightly torn but bright d/w. (Book Ref #21875)  £12.00

CRAWLEY. The British Journal of Photography Annual 1980. Greenwood: 1980 1st ed 199 pp, colour and b/w photos. VG+/VG. (Book Ref #13120)  £8.00

CRAWSHAW, A. Alwyn Crawshaw's Oil Painting Course. Harper Collins: 1992 rep 128 pp, profuse colour illustrations. Fine in a Fine d/w. Complete course of 29 lessons, including sections on 'what went wrong' and how to remedy it. (Book Ref #15377)  £10.00

CRAWSHAW, A. Alwyn Crawshaw's Watercolour Painting Course. A step-by-step guide to success. Harper Collins: 1997 p/b rep 136 pp, profuse colour illustrations. Owner's name on title page o/w F. Complete course of 32 lessons. (Book Ref #24275)  £8.00

CREWE, S (ed). Visionary Spires. Waterstone: 1986 1st ed 144 pp, 170 illustrations, 20 in col, bibliog. Fine in chipped d/w. The best of the unexecuted plans and drawings for the worlds' major churches and cathedrals, from Cologne to New York, from Milan to Liverpool. (Book Ref #11933)  £8.00

CRINELLI, L. (ed). Treasures From The Italian Libraries. Thames & Hudson: 1999 1st UK ed 288 pp, 228 colour illustrations, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. A selection of works from twelve of Italy's finest libraries. (Book Ref #19842)  £18.00

CROMBIE, D. Piano. Evolution, Design and Performance. Balafon Books: 1995 1st ed 112 pp, profuse colour illustrations, glossary. Fine in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #33611)  £30.00

CRONENBERG, D. Crash. Faber: 1996 p/b 1st ed 65 pp. F. "In translating the world of J.G Ballard's 'Crash' into the language of the screen, Cronenberg has fashioned a script which is rigorous and taut, but suffused with emotional intensity, frailty and decay". (Book Ref #9055)  £2.99

CROSS, R. The Big Book of British Films. Charles Herridge: 1984 p/b 1st ed 192 pp, over 300 b/w stills from 1939 to 1970, bibliog. Corners bumped o/w VG. Overview of production, style, genre and personalities of the British film industry in it's era of greatest productivity. (Book Ref #9435)  £7.50

CROSSLEY, H. Lettering in Stone. The Self-Publishing Association: 1991 1st ed 190 pp, numerous b/w illustrations and photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. The information, both personal and technical, provides useful guidance to both the beginner and the more experienced letter cutter. (Book Ref #32755)  £25.00

CROSSLEY, H. Lettering in Stone. The Self-Publishing Association: 1991 1st ed 190 pp, numerous b/w illustrations and photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. The information, both personal and technical, provides useful guidance to both the beginner and the more experienced letter cutter. (Book Ref #33373)  £25.00

CROWLEY, A. Magick. Edited, annotated and introduced by John Symonds and Kenneth Grant. Arkana: 1989 rep 511 pp, b/w photos, figures and tables, appendices. Dustwrapper slightly nicked at head of spine o/w VG+/VG+. In three parts, the first two treating of Yoga and Ceremonial Magic as taught in the Golden Dawn and the third, major part containing his own system of practical occultism. (Book Ref #31611)  £20.00

CROWN, L. Marilyn at 20th Century Fox. Zachary Kwintner: n.d rep 214 pp, lavish b/w photos and some colour photos. VG+ in a lightly chipped d/w. A Hollywood journalist investigates the still-controversial relationship between Monroe and the studio. (Book Ref #25375)  £11.00

CROWN, L. Marilyn at 20th Century Fox. Comet: 1987 1st ed 214 pp, lavish b/w photos and some colour photos. VG+/VG+. A Hollywood journalist investigates the still controversial relationship between Monroe and the studio. (Book Ref #26272)  £12.00

CROWTHER, B. Benny Goodman. Apollo: 1988 p/b 1st ed 128 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, discog. VG. Short biography and discography. (Book Ref #21359)  £5.00

CROWTHER, B. Captured on Film. The prison movie. Batsford: 1989 1st ed 184 pp, b/w photos throughout text, bibliog, filmogCovers the whole spectrum of prison life from simple adventures to the complex psychological and sociological themes of prisoners of conscience. (Book Ref #12399)  £6.99

CROWTHER, B. & PINFOLD, M. The Jazz Singers. From ragtime to the new wave. Blandford: 1986 1st ed 224 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, discog. Small inscription on f.ep o/w VG+ in spine faded d/w. The first volume devoted to singers which examines the work of over 200 artists in detail. (Book Ref #17084)  £9.00

CROWTHER, B. & PINFOLD, M. The Jazz Singers. From ragtime to the new wave. Blandford: 1986 1st ed 224 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, discog. VG+ in spine faded and slightly chipped d/w. The first volume devoted to singers which examines the work of over 200 artists in detail. The first volume to focus on the work of jazz, blues, soul and gospel singers. (Book Ref #19132)  £9.00

CRUICKSHANK, D. A Guide to the Georgian Buildings of Britain and Ireland. Rizzoli: 1986 1st US ed 320 pp, 200 b/w photos, drawings and plans, notes, bibliog. F/VG+. An invaluable sourcebook, scholarly, practical and eminently readable, written for the National Trust and the Irish Georgian Society. (Book Ref #29948)  £12.00

CRUICKSHANK, DAN. & BURTON, NEIL. Life In The Georgian City. Viking: 1990 1st ed 288 pp, 14 colour plates, b/w illustrations throughout. Fine in a slightly nicked d/w. Using contemporary illustrations life inside and outside Georgian town dwellings is revealed. (Book Ref #33250)  £60.00

CRUM, A. & JACKSON, S. Play the Viol. The Complete Guide to playing the Treble, Tenor and Bass Viol. Oxford University Press: 1992 p/b rep 185 pp, Fully illustrated with photographs, diagrams and musical exercises, appendixes, bibliog, discog. VG+. (Book Ref #24733)  £20.00

CUFF, C.M. Dursley Church of England Schools. Alan Sutton: 1987 p/b 1st ed 164 pp, b/w photos, notes. VG+. (Book Ref #18039)  £7.50

CULHANE, J. Walt Disney's Fantasia. Abrams: 1983 1st ed 222 pp, 280 illustrations including 130 colour plates, production credits, bibliog. Bottom extremities slightly rubbed o/w VG+ in nicked d/w. Definitive and beautifully illustrated book on Fantasia, the first since 1940. (Book Ref #33502)  £25.00

CULHANE, J. Walt Disney's Fantasia. Abradale: 1983 1st ed 222 pp, 280 illustrations including 130 colour plates, production credits, bibliog. Bottom board edges slightly rubbed in d/w with edge-worn top and disclaimer label on back cover. Definitive and beautifully illustrated book on Fantasia, the first since 1940. (Book Ref #33552)  £25.00

CULSHAW, S.(ed). Images 9. The British Association of Illustrators. Rotovision: 1984 1st ed 223 pp, 250 colour illustrations. VG+ in a slightly chipped d/w. A valuable volume for reference, presenting a cross-section of illustrations from all over Britain. (Book Ref #33403)  £10.00

CUNNINGTON, P. & MANSFIELD, A. English Costume for Sports and Outdoor Recreation. From the 16th to the 19th Centuries. A & C Black: 1969 1st ed 388 pp, colour frontis, 64 plates and 254 b/w drawings in text. Fine in a VG+ d/w. A source of historically accurate information for the social and cultural historian as well as costumiers, writers and artists. (Book Ref #32050)  £50.00

CURL, J.S. The Life and Work of Henry Roberts. 1803-1876 Architect. Phillimore: 1983 1st ed 273 pp, b/w photos & line drawings, appendices, bibliog. F/VG+. 'The first detailed and fully illustrated account of a successful Victorian architect and housing reformer'. (Book Ref #12848)  £18.00

CURL, J.S. The Life and Works of Henry Roberts 1803 - 1876 Architect. The evangelical concience and the Campaign for Model Housing and Healthy Nations. Phillimore: 1983 1st ed 273 pp, 85 b/w plates, 42 text figures. Fine in a Fine d/w. Roberts established a prosperous practice but became heavily involved in philanthropic design for which his work became international exemplars . A vivid and well-illustrated text. (Book Ref #12986)  £18.00

CURL, J.S. Victorian Churches. English Heritage: 1995 p/b 1st ed 144 pp, 104 b/w and 8 colour photos, glossary, bibliog. Owner's name o/w VG+. Covers denominations and movements, sects and styles. (Book Ref #32153)  £12.00

CURRIE, C.R.J. The Victoria History of The County of Gloucester. Vol V. The Forest of Dean. O.U.P: 1996 1st ed 322 pp, 45 plates, 25 b/w maps, plans and figures. Fine copy in VG+ d/w. The Hundreds of Bledisloe, St Briavels and The Forest of Dean. Please note that this book weighs over 2 kilos and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33584)  £50.00

CURTIS, T. & PARIS, B. Tony Curtis. The autobiography. Heinemann: 1993 1st ed 352 pp, b/w photos, filmog. Fine in a Fine d/w. "Almost every man in the fifties and sixties wanted to be Tony Curtis-including Tony Curtis himself". (Book Ref #9380)  £8.00

CURTIS FORD, M. The Ten Thousand. St. Martin's Press: 2001 1st US ed 383 pp. Rear bottom corner slightly bumped o/w VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #25554)  £20.00

CUSHMAN, ROBERT. (intro). Shared Experience. 1975-1984. Expression: 1985 p/b 1st ed 80 pp, numerous b/w photos. VG. Mike Alfreds founded the company back in 1975 and developed a simple, effective story-telling technique in which actors shared the narrative, swapped roles and even played the scenery. The company featured in this book included actors such as Mark Rylance, Pam Ferris, Raad Rawi and Alison Steadman. (Book Ref #32862)  £8.00

CUSHNIE, J. Ground Cover. A thousand beautiful plants for difficult places. Kyle Cathie: 1999 1st ed 160 pp, profuse colour photos. VG+/VG+. A very good book with an innovative view of ground-cover planting requiring little or no maintenance with an international directory of over 1000 plants. (Book Ref #26228)  £8.50

CUSHNIE, J. Shrubs for the Garden. Kyle Cathie: 2004 1st ed 224 pp, colour photos throughout. Fine in a Fine d/w. Captures the effortless year-round beauty of these indispensable plants with planting, pruning and propagation techniques and photography by award winner Marianne Majerus. (Book Ref #30898)  £13.00

DAHL, R. Rhyme Stew. Cape: 1989 1st ed 80 pp, profuse b/w line drawings by Quentin Blake. F in a slightly nicked d/w. (Book Ref #26090)  £10.00

DAHL, R. The Minpins. Jonathan Cape: 1991 1st ed 48 pp, colour illustrations by Patrick Benson. Fine in a Fine d/w. Roald Dahl's final work for children. (Book Ref #19714)  £12.00

DAHL, R. The Minpins. Jonathan Cape: 1991 1st ed 48 pp, colour illustrations by Patrick Benson. F in creased and slightly chipped d/w. Roald Dahl's final work for children. (Book Ref #23389)  £8.50

DAHL, ROALD. James and The Giant Peach. Viking: 1995 1st thus 156 pp, jacket and b/w illustrations throughout text by Quentin Blake. F/F. (Book Ref #26279)  £20.00

DAHL, ROALD. The Minpins. Jonathan Cape: 1991 1st ed 47 pp, colour illustrations by Patrick Benson. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #32852)  £12.00

DAHL, ROALD1. The Witches. Cape: 1983 1st thus 206 pp, jacket and b/w illustrations throughout text by Quentin Blake. A Fine Copy in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #24862)  £95.00

DALE, JUDITH. Shirley Flight Air Hostess in Hollywood. World Distributors: n.d (c1955) 185 pp. Prelims and page edges slightly foxed o/w VG+ in slightly spine-faded d/w with small loss to spine head. Now in protective sleeve. The Fourth Shirley Flight Adventure. (Book Ref #24586)  £10.00

DALE, R. The World of Jazz. Phaidon: 1980 1st ed 192 pp, b/w throughout + 3 colour photos, directory of musicians. VG+/VG. Examines styles and roles of the performers in 'readable and lucid style'. (Book Ref #4659)  £12.00

DALLINGER, N. Unforgettable Hollywood. Columbus: 1982 p/b 1st ed Approx 240 pp, 100s of b/w photos. VG. 'A remarkable collection of candid photographs of the greatest Hollywood stars from the 30's to the 60's. (Book Ref #1833)  £8.00

DALTON, S. & BERNARD, G. Vanishing Paradise. Century: 1990 1st ed 176 pp, profuse colour photos throughout. VG+ in slightly chipped d/w. Text by Andrew Mitchell. (Book Ref #32235)  £10.00

DALTON, D. & CAYEN, R. James Dean, American Icon. Sidgwick & Jackson: 1984 1st UK ed 285 pp, lavish colour and b/w photos, chronology. Some red biro trailed on front end paper o/w F/F. A wealth of Deanobilia. (Book Ref #1368)  £4.50

DALTON, D. & CAYEN, R. James Dean, American Icon. Sidgwick & Jackson: 1984 1st UK ed 285 pp, lavish colour and b/w photos, chronology. VG+ in creased d/w. A wealth of Deanobilia. (Book Ref #3716)  £10.00

DALTON, S. & with BAILEY, J. At The Water's Edge. The Secret Life of Lake and Stream. Century: 1989 1st ed 160 pp, approx 120 colour photos. Fine in a VG+ d/w. 'In the hands ...of Stephen Dalton, the camera becomes a magical tool for exploring the natural world'. (Book Ref #33069)  £8.00

DANCE, S. The World of Count Basie. Sidgwick & Jackson: 1980 1st UK ed 399 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, discog. Ex-library, usual stamp on title page o/w VG+ in lightly edge-worn d/w with tear to back panel. A rich flow of striking anecdote, opinion and biographical information forming an essential history of the music made by the Count. (Book Ref #20830)  £15.00

DANCE, S. The World of Earl Hines. Scribners: 1977 1st ed 324 pp, Over 120 b/w photos, bibliog, discog. Top corners bumped o/w VG+ in edge-worn d/w. Loosely inserted obituary of Stanley Dance. (Book Ref #20800)  £20.00

DANCE, S. The World of Swing. Da Capo: 1979 p/b rep 436 pp, a few b/w photos. Slightly edge-worn o/w VG. (Book Ref #20958)  £8.00

DANCU, J. & DANCU, D. Folk Glass-painting in Romania. Meridiane: 1982 1st ed 179 pp, b/w and colour illustrations throughout, glossary, bibliog. VG+ in a VG+ d/w. "...an art which tangibly expresses both the real and imaginary world which for centuries have been the background of the Romanian peasant life.". (Book Ref #30754)  £10.00

DANIELL, D.S. Cap of Honour. The Story of The Gloucestershire Regiment (28th/61st Foot) 1694 - 1050. Harrap: 1951 1st ed 344 pp, 4 colour plates, 16 b/w plates, b/w line drawings in text and 2 maps. Endpapers slightly marked o/w VG+ in slightly torn d/w edge-worn at spine extremities. Written from material provided by Colonel R.M Grazebrook on the regiment with more battle honours on its colours than any other in The British Army. (Book Ref #23383)  £25.00

DANIELS, J. (foreword). Utility Furniture and Fashion. 1941-1951. ILEA: 1974 p/b 1st ed 48 pp, 53 b/w plates. Covers lightly creased and slightly faded o/w VG. The poet Gay Clifford's copy. The catalogue from the Geffrye Museum exhibition of 1974. (Book Ref #32947)  £20.00

DANNATT, G. One Way of Seeing. Photography and Painting. Hobnob Press: 1990 1st ed 79 pp, profuse b/w photos, Notes. F/F. Dannatt is both a photographer and a painter and the interplay of one medium with another is the theme of this book.. (Book Ref #28454)  £30.00

DANOT, SERGE. The Best of The Magic Roundabout Stories. Dean: 1973 1st ed unpaginated, profuse colour illustrations throughout. VG+. (Book Ref #24641)  £10.00

DARBY, G. & ROBSON, D. John Lennon. The Life and Legend. The Sunday Times: 1980 1st ed 63 pp, 3 double page colour spreads and numerous colour and b/w photos, critical discography by Paul Gambaccini, selective chronology by Mark Lewosohn, discog. Magazine format. VG+. Souvenir Magazine includes articles by Hunter Davies, Richard Williams and Susan Hill. Included much preciously unpublished material. (Book Ref #20195)  £5.00

DARDIS, T. Keaton: The Man Who Wouldn't Lie Down. Andre Deutsch: 1979 1st UK ed 340 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. VG+ in spine faded d/w. 'The definitive life'. New York Review of Books. (Book Ref #22241)  £10.00

DARENSBOURG, J. Telling It Like It Is. Macmillan: 1987 1st ed 231 pp, b/w photos, chronology, discog. Edges lightly bumped and rubbed o/w VG+ in lightly creased d/w. Review copy. The story of the clarinettist with Kid Ory and Armstrong. (Book Ref #20832)  £13.00

DARKE, R. & GRIFFITHS, M. Manual of Grasses. Macmillan: 1994 1st ed 169 pp, b/w line drawings, bibliog. New. In print @ <@250>35. The New RHS Dictionary Series. (Book Ref #7246)  £20.00

DARVILL, T. The Megalithic Chambered Tombs of the Cotswold-Severn Region. Vorda: 1982 p/b 1st ed 149 pp, 37 pp of b/w figures, 6 b/w plates, site gazetteer, barrow classification, bibliog. VG+. 'an assessment of certain architectural elements and their relation to ritual practice and Neolithic society'. (Book Ref #31108)  £40.00

DARWIN, B. et al. A History of Golf in Britain. Cassell: 1952 1st ed 312 pp, 4 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations and a folding plan, appendices. Front board very slightly discoloured, prelims very lightly foxed, o/w VG+ in a worn and torn dustwrapper with a half inch v-shaped chip in the top front margin. Sir George Cunningham accurately forecast in his introduction that the book would become "... a classic in the literature of golf". (Book Ref #31921)  £70.00

DAVID, C. Simone Signoret. Bloomsbury: 1992 1st UK ed 213 pp, a few b/w photos, filmog. M/M. (Book Ref #1630)  £6.59

DAVID, S. Churchill's Sacrifice of The Highland Division. France 1940. Brasseys: 1994 1st ed 276 pp, b/w photos. F/F. The first historical view of the political background leading to Churchill's decision to sacrifice the division in the hope of persuading the French to fight on. David draws heavily on personal interviews with the survivors of the gallant 10,000 men who were forced to surrender to Rommel and spend the war in captivity. (Book Ref #28820)  £25.00

DAVID, P. & BEARDSHAW, C. (foreword). More Hidden Gardens. Cassell: 2004 1st ed 176 pp, colour photos throughout, gazetteer. F/F. As seen on BBC. (Book Ref #26815)  £15.00

DAVID, P. & BEARDSHAW, C. (foreword). More Hidden Gardens. Cassell: 2004 1st ed 176 pp, colour photos throughout, gazetteer. VG+/VG+. As seen on BBC. (Book Ref #27974)  £12.50

DAVIDS, R. Manuscripts, Literary Portraits and Associated Items. Roy Davids: n.d p/b 1st ed unpaginated, b/w illustrations throughout. F. Privately published catalogue with prices. (Book Ref #22729)  £10.00

DAVIDSON, C. The World of Mary Ellen Best. Chatto & Windus: 1985 1st ed 160 pp, nearly 140 colour illustrations, References. VG+ in torn d/w. (Book Ref #23920)  £10.00

DAVIDSON, C. The World of Mary Ellen Best. Chatto & Windus: 1985 1st ed 160 pp, nearly 140 colour illustrations, References. VG+ in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #33414)  £8.00

DAVIDSON, JAMES. Garden Lighting. Contemporary Lighting. Ward Lock: 1999 1st ed 127 pp, colour illustrations, b/w diagrams. VG+ in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #32726)  £15.00

DAVIES, J. The Victorian Flower Garden. BBC: 1991 1st ed 240 pp, many colour and b/w photos, bibliog. F in lightly spine faded d/w. Davies brings the glory of the 19th century garden to life combining her knowledge of Victorian floriculture with social history. (Book Ref #16460)  £6.00

DAVIES, J. The Victorian Flower Garden. BCA: 1991 rep 240 pp, many colour and b/w photos, bibliog. F/VG+. Davies brings the glory of the 19th century garden to life combining her knowledge of Victorian floriculture with social history. (Book Ref #17515)  £6.00

DAVIES, J. The Victorian Kitchen Garden. BBC: 1988 rep 160 pp, colour and b/w photos, bibliog. Fine in a slightly nicked d/w. Accompaniment to the BBC series which traced the restoration, and cultural history of Chilton Foliat in Buckinghamshire. (Book Ref #31911)  £6.00

DAVIES, MARTIN. Rogier Van Der Weyden. Phaidon: 1972 1st ed 272 pp, 12 colour and 188 b/w illustrations. Lower quarter of boards watermarked, prelims lightly marked and pages a little cockled o/w VG+ in chipped d/w. A thorough study of Van Der Weyden's life, work and influence. Davies grapples with the problem of attribution between the artist and his teacher, Robert Campin. (Book Ref #33133)  £30.00

DAVIES, P. Troughs and Drinking Fountains. Chatto: 1989 p/b 1st ed 115 pp, profuse b/w photos. VG+. An extraordinary and long forgotten chapter of architectural and social history. (Book Ref #10832)  £7.50

DAVIES, P. Troughs and Drinking Fountains. Chatto: 1989 p/b 1st ed 115 pp, profuse b/w photos. Previous owners small label o/w VG+. (Book Ref #24105)  £7.00

DAVIES, P. Troughs and Drinking Fountains. Chatto: 1989 p/b 1st ed 115 pp, profuse b/w photos. Previous owners name o/w VG+. (Book Ref #27274)  £6.50

DAVIES, W.H. The Collected Poems of W.H Davies. Cape: 1928 1st ed 399 pp, b/w frontis. VG+ in a spine-faded but o/w VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #30448)  £60.00

DAVIS, J. Hometown Quilts. Paper Piece A Village of Memories. Krause: 2000 p/b 1st ed 128 pp, colour and b/w templates and pictures throughout. VG+. (Book Ref #28488)  £12.00

DAVIS, S. I Heard It Through the Grapevine. Marvin Gaye. Mainstream: 1991 1st ed 304 pp, b/w photos, discog. 20mm tear in back panel of d/w o/w Fine in VG+ d/w. 'Marvin was a rebel in a lot of ways and wasn't quite as afraid of his father as the rest of us' - Frankie Gaye. (Book Ref #18165)  £15.00

DAWES, N.T. The Packard: 1942 - 1962. Barnes: 1975 1st ed 219 pp, numerous colour and b/w illustrations. VG+/VG+. Many of the photos are released for the first time in this study of the American status symbol. (Book Ref #25144)  £20.00

DAWSON, L. A Clown Too Many. Elm Tree: 1985 1st ed 211 pp, b/w photos. VG+ in lightly marked d/w. (Book Ref #19680)  £5.00

DAY, D. A Tolkien Bestiary. Mitchell Beazley: 1988 rep 287 pp, profuse b/w and colour illustrations, genealogy. VG+ in a slightly chipped d/w. A lavishly illustrated companion to Tolkien's enduring series of myths, with drawings by Michael Foreman, Victor Ambrus, Ian Miller and many more. (Book Ref #26839)  £12.00

DAY, L.F. Windows. A Book About Stained and Painted Glass. Batsford: 1897 1st ed 415 pp, b/w illustrations throughout text. Blue cloth with gilt titles, t.e.g. Boards lightly worn and rubbed, spine slightly darkened but titles bright. Fore-edge and prelims very lightly foxed o/w VG+. One of the first books on earlier glass. Book 1 examines technique and workmanship. Book 2 features design from early Medieval to later Renaissance. Book 3 discusses design and workmanship. (Book Ref #32077)  £95.00

DAY, M. Modern Art in English Churches. Mowbray: 1984 p/b 1st ed 91 pp, 25 b/w and 39 colour plates, list of churches. VG+. A study of works in churches by modern artists, including Gill, Sutherland, Piper, Hepworth, Epstein, Frink, Moore and many others. (Book Ref #24722)  £10.00

DAY, SUSAN. Art Deco and Modernist Carpets. Thames & Hudson: 2002 1st UK ed 224 pp, 149 colour and 99 b/w illustrations, glossary, bibliog. Fine in Fine d/w. Great names in Art Deco such as Picassso, Eileen Gray, Sonia Delaunay and Paul Poiret were amongst designers of Art Deco carpets. Organised geographically, this is the first thorough documentation of this aspect of deco design. (Book Ref #33395)  £35.00

DE BAY, P. & BOLTON, J. Garden Mania. Thames & Hudson: 2000 p/b 1st ed 400 pp, profuse b/w, colour and two tone illustrations throughout, glossary, bibliog. VG+. "An all-inclusive compendium of garden design and ornament." Preface by Monty Don. (Book Ref #25262)  £8.50

DE BAY, P. & BOLTON, J. Garden Mania. Thames & Hudson: 2000 p/b 1st ed 400 pp, profuse b/w, colour and two tone illustrations throughout, glossary, bibliog. Fine. "An all-inclusive compendium of garden design and ornament." Preface by Monty Don. (Book Ref #28970)  £12.00

DE BONNEVILLE, F. The Book of The Bath. Rizzoli: 1998 1st US ed 208 pp, profuse colour illustrations, chronology, bibliog. VG+ in a lightly edge-worn d/w. A luxurious pictorial history. (Book Ref #32413)  £15.00

DE BRAY, L. Cottage Garden Year. Grange: 1991 rep 160 pp, numerous colour and b/w illustrations by the author. F/VG+. An attractively illustrated diary which describes the changes over the seasons, giving guidance on the plants, shrubs and trees of the quintessential cottage garden. (Book Ref #13194)  £8.50

DE BRAY, L. The Art of Botanical Illustration. A History of The Classic Illustrators and Their Achievements. Grange: 2005 rep 191 pp, colour illustrations throughout, bibliog. F/F. Affordable and well-illustrated reprint. (Book Ref #30282)  £20.00

DE BRAY, L. The Art of Botanical Illustration. The Classic Illustrators and Their Achievements from 1550 to 1900. Helm: 1989 rep 191 pp, colour illustrations throughout, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Please note this book weighs 1625 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #32764)  £20.00

DE BRUNHOFF, L. Babar and The Christmas Tree. Methuen: 1972 1st UK ed 20 pp, colour illustrations and two tone endpapers. Pictorial laminated pictorial boards, a fine copy. Little Barbar Book 16. (Book Ref #15367)  £15.00

DE BRUNHOFF, L. Babar's French Lessons. Methuen: 1991 1st UK ed unpaginated, colur illustrations by Laurent de Brunhoff. Laminated pictorial boards. Extemities slightly chipped, very small mark on title page o/w VG+. Text in English and French. (Book Ref #31678)  £12.00

DE DIENES, A. Marilyn Mon Amour. Sidgwick & Jackson: 1986 1st UK ed 155 pp, profuse b/w photos. Top of both boards marked o/w F/F. (Book Ref #27642)  £10.00

DE GEX, J. (ed). So Many Sweet Flowers. A seventeenth century florilegium. Pavilion: 1997 1st ed 104 pp, colour paintings by Johann Walther. Inscription and erased price on fep o/w F/F. (Book Ref #24076)  £10.00

DE MARLY, D. Fashion for Men. Batsford: 1989 p/b rep 166 pp, b/w photos. Inscription o/w VG. A lively history of the changing male ideal as reflected in costume.. (Book Ref #28031)  £10.00

DE MEDICI, L. The Renaissance of Italian Gardens. Pavilion: 1990 p/b 1st ed 192 pp, profuse colour photos by John Ferro Sims. VG+. Twenty five masterpieces of Italian design. (Book Ref #33427)  £12.00

DE NANTEUIL, L. David. Thames & Hudson: 1990 1st UK ed 128 pp, 103 illustrations, 40 in col, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Concise edition of 'David' by Luc de Nanteuil, originally published in 1985. (Book Ref #30019)  £10.00

DE NAVACELLE, T. Woody Allen On Location. The story of the shooting of 'Radio Days'. Sidgwick & Jackson: 1987 p/b 1st ed 462 pp, b/w photos. VG+. Rare and entertaining view of a film director at work, which gives a valuable overview of filmmaking. (Book Ref #9677)  £6.50

DE RHAM, E. Joseph Losey. Andre Deutsch: 1991 1st ed 316 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. M/M. (Book Ref #2103)  £6.99

DE TOTH, A. Fragments. Portraits from the inside. Faber: 1994 1st ed 466 pp, b/w photos. F/VG+. Encounters with many of the legendary figures of cinema's golden age; remarkable, eccentric and compelling. (Book Ref #9853)  £12.00

DE VENTOS, X.R. et al. Vincente Gandia. Ediciones del Equilbrista: 1989 p/b 1st ed 154 pp, profuse colour illustrations. VG+. Text in Spanish consists of four chronological long essays on his work. (Book Ref #30873)  £25.00

DE VLEESCHOUWER, O. Greenhouses and Conservatories. Flammarion: 2001 1st UK ed 172 pp, profuse colour photos, greenhouses to visit, manufacturers, bibliog. One inch tear and light scratch on the back of d/w, o/w F/F. A lavishly illustrated guide to the history and changing designs of the glass house, from the Crystal Palace to the back garden. (Book Ref #25325)  £15.00

DEAN, J. (ed). The Beatles Monthly Book No. 13. Beat Publications: 1964 p/b 28 pp, 23 b/w photos, b/w centrefold of John, duotone line drawings. VG+. Scan available. (Book Ref #23710)  £10.00

DEAN, R. Views. Dragon's Dream: 1981 rep 155 pp, profuse colour and b/w illustrations. Fine in a lightly scratched and edge-worn d/w with a half inch closed tear on the front top right. A well illustrated delve into the strange and fantastical world of Roger Dean's album covers. (Book Ref #29370)  £10.00

DEAN, R. & DEAN, M. Magnetic Storm. Paper Tiger: 1984 p/b 1st ed 155 pp, profuse colour and b/w illustrations and photos. VG+. The successor to Views, this is another beautifully illustrated delve into the strange worlds of Roger Dean with text by Colin Greenland. (Book Ref #29371)  £20.00

DEANS, M. & PINCHOT, A. Weep No More, My Lady. Judy Garland by her last husband. W.H. Allen: 1972 rep 237 pp, b/w photos. VG in torn d/w. 'If she was the tragic figure they said she was, I would be a wreck wouldn't I ?' - Liza Minelli. (Book Ref #2016)  £10.00

DEANS, M. & PINCHOT, A. Weep No More, My Lady. Judy Garland by her last husband. W.H. Allen: 1972 rep 237 pp, b/w photos. VG in slightly torn d/w. 'If she was the tragic figure they said she was, I would be a wreck wouldn't I ?' - Liza Minelli. (Book Ref #2073)  £10.00

DEGENHARDT, R.K. Belleek. The complete collector's guide and illustrated reference. Portfolio: 1978 1st ed 207 pp, profuse b/w and colour photos, bibliog. Good working copy without d/w. The first book ever published about the famed Irish pottery during its more than 120 years of production. (Book Ref #29369)  £16.50

DELIEB, E. Silver Boxes. Antique Collectors Club: 2002 revised & updated ed 166 pp, 247 colour photos. F/F. Well illustrated study of these objects of vertu. (Book Ref #27710)  £15.00

DELPIERRE, M. et al. French Elegance in The Cinema. Musee de la Mode: 1988 1st ed 271 pp, profuse b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. F/VG. English Text. Published to coincide with the Musee Galliera exhibition, it celebrates the contribution of French designers to both Hollywood and European cinema. (Book Ref #16835)  £45.00

DEMETRION, J.T. Clyfford Still. Paintings 1944-1960. Hirschhorn/Smithsonian/Yale: 2001 1st ed 175 pp, 40 full page colour plates, smaller colour and b/w figures in text, selected exhibition history and paintings in public collections, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Published to celebrate the 2001 US and British Exhibition. Still helped shape Abstract Expressionism along with Pollock, Rothko and De Kooning. This study includes the previously unexplored elements of his studio practice, which included his habit of painting replicas of his own work. (Book Ref #31085)  £30.00

DENNISON, D. Spotlight on Penelope. Paternoster Press: 1958 1st ed 104 pp, jacket and 31 b/w illustrations by John Harcourt Finnie. Prize label o/w VG in slightly edge-worn d/w. A bright, attractive copy in a protective sleeve. The Courtney Chronicles No. One. (Book Ref #26554)  £9.00

DENTON, C. & CANHAM, K. King Vidor, John Cromwell, Mervyn LeRoy. The Hollywood Professionals Volume 5. The Tantivy Press: 1976 p/b 1st ed 192 pp, numerous b/w photos, Filmog. VG. A series of spotlights on great Hollywood directors. (Book Ref #21941)  £7.00

DEPAOLI, G. Elvis + Marilyn: 2x Immortal. Rizzoli: 1994 p/b 1st ed 170 pp, colour illustrations. Fine. The catalogue for the touring exhibition 1995-97. (Book Ref #30348)  £10.00

DERESENYI, B. & KAISER, O. Hungarian Castles. Officina: 2000 1st ed 160 pp, Over 200 colour photos by Otto Kaiser, list of 40 castles. Fine in Fine d/w. Introduced with scholarly and enjoyable essay by Tibor Koppany illustrated by b/w etchings and small architectural drawings. (Book Ref #29316)  £20.00

DESCHNER, D. The Films of Spencer Tracy. Citadel: 1973 p/b rep 253 pp, numerous b/w photos. Spine tail chipped o/w VG+. (Book Ref #13303)  £12.00

DESCHNER, D. The Films of Spencer Tracy. Citadel: 1972 p/b 1st p/b 253 pp, numerous b/w photos. Spine faded o/w VG+. (Book Ref #19913)  £12.50

DESCHNER, W. The Films of W.C. Fields. Citadel: 1966 p/b 1st ed 187 pp, profuse b/w photos, filmog. 1/8" nick top of spine o/w VG. (Book Ref #1552)  £12.50

DESICA, V. The Bicycle Thief. A film by Vittorio DeSica. Simon & Schuster: 1968 p/b 1st ed 100 pp, numerous b/w photos. Inscription o/w VG. The script, in English, of classic Italian film The Bicycle Thief, one of the first examples of 'pure cinema'. (Book Ref #22493)  £5.00

DESROCHES-NOBLECOURT, C. Tutankhamen. The Connoisseur: 1969 rep 312 pp, 75 colour photos and profuse b/w photos and illustrations, notes. F/VG+. Classic work on a personage and period of Egyptian history that have perennially intrigued mankind. (Book Ref #15674)  £12.50

DEUCHAR, S. Sporting Art in Eighteenth-Century England. A Social and Political History. Yale: 1988 1st ed 195 pp, 40 colour plates, 100 b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+ in VG+ d/w. A 'cogent analysis' of the ideologies lying behind these sports and their moral contradictions. (Book Ref #32520)  £25.00

DI VITA, A. & DI VITA-EVRARD, G. (et al). Libya. The Lost Cities of the Roman Empire. Konemann: 1999 1st ed 256 pp, profuse colour photos by Robert Polidori and b/w illustrations throughout, appendix, notes, chronology, glossary, biographies, bibliog. Fine in a fine d/w. A lavishly illustrated book that brings to life the Greco-Roman cities long lost under the desert sands of North Africa. Please note this book weighs 2100 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33589)  £85.00

DIAL, T. Image of the Tiger. Abrams: 1993 1st ed 160 pp, 128 illustrations, 122 in col, notes, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. The first major monograph on Dial's art, his primary symbol being the tiger with which he represents the African-American male. (Book Ref #21227)  £15.00

DICK, B.F. The Star-Spangled Screen. The American World War II Films. Kentucky: 1996 p/b rep 297 pp, a few b/w photos, bibliog. F. 'Analytical, descriptive and engaging'. (Book Ref #19640)  £10.00

DICK, S. & ALLINGHAM, H. The Cottage Homes of England. Bracken: 1991 rep 192 pp, b/w line drawings and colour plates. Fine in chipped d/w. 'it appears, 75 years later, an ideal world'. (Book Ref #10988)  £6.00

DICKENS, C. A Christmas Carol. Heinemann: 1952 rep 147 pp, 12 colour plates, 7 b/w drawings, 11 headings and tailpieces, title page and d/w decorations by Arthur Rackham. Cloth covers slightly speckled o/w VG+ in edge worn d/w with some loss at head and tail of spine. (Book Ref #13443)  £25.00

DICKENS, C. (ed). All Year Round A Weekly Journal. Vol XX, Vol XXI, Vol XXII. January 1878 - June 1979. Chapman & Hall: 1978-9 1st thus 548 pp, 572 + 48 pp, 620 pp. Half calf slightly rubbed and scuffed, small surface loss to corner of 1 front endpaper, prelims slightly foxed o/w a very clean, bright handsome set. These very attractive dark green half calf bindings have panelled spines with raised bands and gilt floral decorations, red title and tan date labels. The edges and endpapers are marbled.. With long serial by Trollope 'Is He Popinjay?'. (Book Ref #28299)  £85.00

DICKENS, H. The Complete Films of Gary Cooper. Citadel: 1991 p/b rep 278 pp, profuse b/w photos. VG+. Well illustrated filmography. (Book Ref #32817)  £10.00

DICKENS, H. The Complete Films of Marlene Dietrich. Citadel: 1992 p/b updated 224 pp, profuse b/w photos, filmog. F. (Book Ref #467)  £10.00

DICKENS, H. The Films of James Cagney. Citadel: 1974 p/b rep 249 pp, profuse b/w photos throughout. Covers slightly creased o/w VG. (Book Ref #19184)  £7.00

DICKENS, H. The Films of James Cagney. Citadel: 1974 p/b rep 249 pp, profuse b/w photos throughout. VG. (Book Ref #19185)  £8.00

DICKENSON, L. Filming The Impossible. travels In search of adventure. Jonathan Cape: 1986 p/b rep 255 pp, colour photos, notes on photography. M. (Book Ref #4171)  £6.00

DICKENSON, L. Filming The Impossible. travels In search of adventure. Jonathan Cape: 1986 p/b rep 255 pp, colour photos, notes on photography. M. (Book Ref #4172)  £6.00

DIETRICH, M. Marlene Dietrich's ABC. Ungar: 1982 p/b revised ed 183 pp, b/w photos. VG. Dietrich on just about everything. (Book Ref #4049)  £7.50

DINKEL-KEET, EMMY. Dream Children. Ravenna Arts: 1991 1st ed 60 pp, 16 colour and 20 b/w plates. A Fine copy in a VG+ d/w. Signed by the author on the front endpaper. The artist was taught by Rothenstein, Austin and Ravilious before marriage took her time and attention. Retirement to Bussage in the Cotswolds provided the inspiration for many of her later paintings. (Book Ref #33482)  £50.00

DIORIO, A. Barbara Stanwyck a Biography. Comet: 1984 p/b 1st UK ed 249 pp, b/w photos, filmog. Small surface loss on front cover o/w VG. (Book Ref #30213)  £8.00

DIORIO, A. Little Girl Lost. The life and hard times of Judy Garland. Robson: 1975 1st ed 298 pp, 62 pages b/w photos, TV appearances, filmog. F/VG. (Book Ref #12994)  £7.00

DIXON, T. Garden Design and Style. The Essence of the Garden. Cornstalk: 1991 1st ed 214 pp, over 250 colour photos, bibliog. F/VG+. Provides stimulating ideas for creating a wide range of garden styles for both experienced and amateur gardeners. (Book Ref #10752)  £15.00

DIXON, T. Garden Design and Style. The essence of the garden. Cornstalk: 1991 1st ed 214 pp, over 250 colour photos, bibliog. Fine in slightly nicked d/w. Provides stimulating ideas for creating a wide range of garden styles for both experienced and amateur gardeners. (Book Ref #17987)  £10.00

DIXON HUNT, J. (ed). The Anglo-Dutch Garden in the Age of William and Mary. Journal of Garden History. Taylor & Francis: 1988 p/b 1st ed 341 pp, numerous b/w photos and engravings, contemporary descriptions of Het Loo and Dyrham Park, bibliog. VG+. Christie's tricentinary catalogue covering every aspect of the great gardens of their time and the life lived in them. (Book Ref #30228)  £15.00

DOBBS, L. & WOOD, S. Your Garden Makeover. The Complete Guide to Garden Renewal. Marshall: 2000 1st ed 224 pp, profuse colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. Usefully divided into sections entitled Taking Stock, Quick Fixes, Problem Solving, Re-creating A Garden Style and Garden Basics. (Book Ref #16125)  £7.50

DOBBS, L. & WOOD, S. Your Garden Makeover. The Complete Guide to Garden Renewal. Marshall: 2000 1st ed 224 pp, profuse colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. Includes taking stock, quick fixes, problem solving, re-creating a garden style, gardening basics. (Book Ref #18277)  £6.00

DODSWORTH, R. (ed). British Glass Between The Wars. Dudley Leisure Services: 1987 p/b 1st ed 114 pp, 18 colour illustrations of multiple glasses, b/w photos, bibliog. VG+. Published to celebrate the 1987 Broadfield House Glass Museum Exhibition. (Book Ref #33400)  £45.00

DOHNA, U. et al. Private Gardens of Germany. Weidenfeld: 1986 1st ed 232 pp, 160 b/w and 65 colour photos, bibliog. Fine in a slightly unevenly faded d/w. Spanning the long history of German garden design, the choices reflect 'the huge variations of climate and terrain which ... result in the widest possible range of landscapes and plantings'. (Book Ref #31581)  £18.00

DOLAN, M. Vintage Clothing 1880 - 1960. Identification and Value Guide. Books Americana: 1987 p/b 2nd edition 219 pp, 8 colour plates, profuse b/w illustrations. Fine. Good visual reference. (Book Ref #30223)  £10.00

DOME, M. Aerosmith. Life in the fast lane. Castle Communications: 1994 p/b 1st ed 112 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos. F. The story of Aerosmith, as told through their albums. (Book Ref #15298)  £7.50

DOME, M. Aerosmith. Life in the fast lane. Castle Communications: 1994 p/b 1st ed 112 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos. VG+. The story of Aerosmith, as told through their albums. (Book Ref #16743)  £7.50

DOME, M. Van Halen. Excess all areas. Castle Communications: 1994 p/b 1st ed 144 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos. VG+. 'The Godfathers of American hard rock'. (Book Ref #15297)  £7.50

DON, M. & DON, S. The Jewel Garden. Hodder & Stoughton: 2004 1st ed 221 pp, colour photographs throughout by Nicola Browne. F/F. The Dons changing fortunes told alternately by Monty and Sarah with emphasis on their jointly created garden in the Arrow valley of Herefordshire. (Book Ref #30095)  £12.00

DONALDSON, S. Peaceful Gardens. Ryland, Peters & Small: 2003 1st ed 144 pp, profuse colour photos, architects & nurseries. Fine in a fine d/w. A well illustrated guide to the colours, shapes and sensory touches that will make a garden tranquil. (Book Ref #30153)  £10.00

DONALDSON, M. & ROYCE, W. An Affair to Remember. My life with Cary Grant. Macdonald: 1989 1st ed 288 pp, 16 pp of the author's photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #5957)  £7.50

DONOVAN, P. The Radio Companion. Grafton: 1992 p/b rep 301 pp, some b/w photos in text. VG+. A-Z guide to radio from its inception to the present day. (Book Ref #24082)  £35.00

DOOLEY, R. From Scarface to Scarlett. American films in the 1930's. HBJ: 1981 rep 648 pp, b/w photos. F in edge-worn d/w. Examines 5000 films in 50 distinct genres in a 'lively literate style'. (Book Ref #3945)  £25.00

DORMANN, G. (preface). & VAISSE, C. (photos). Living in Mauritius. Traditional Architecture of Mauritius. Thames & Hudson: 1990 1st UK ed 208 pp, 238 colour, 20 b/w, 1map, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. A study of both elegant and domestic private and public dwellings with their authentic interiors, often eighteenth century. Their survival in 'a capricious climate' is in doubt, and they face a threat of contemporary demolition. (Book Ref #31314)  £30.00

DORMENT, R. Alfred Gilbert. Yale: 1985 p/b 1st ed 350 pp, numerous b/w illustrations, Notes, bibliog. VG+. Dorment has combined biography, art criticism and social history to create a compelling and tragic history of one of the most flamboyant of English artists. (Book Ref #25110)  £15.00

DORMENT, R. Alfred Gilbert. Royal Academy: 1985 p/b 1st ed 350 pp, numerous b/w illustrations, notes, bibliog. VG+. The catalogue of the 1985 traveling exhibition. (Book Ref #31757)  £8.00

DORMER, P (intro). The Illustrated Dictionary of Twentieth Century Designers. The key personalities in design and the applied arts. Headline: 1991 1st ed 256 pp, over 350 colour ourand b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+/VG+. Authoritative introduction to design with over 400 biographies of leading designers. (Book Ref #26859)  £12.00

DORMER, P (intro). The Illustrated Dictionary of Twentieth Century Designers. The key personalities in design and the applied arts. Headline: 1991 1st ed 256 pp, over 350 colour and b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Authoritative introduction to design with over 400 biographies of leading designers. (Book Ref #32211)  £12.00

DORMER, P. & TURNER, R. The New Furniture. Trends + Traditions. Thames & Hudson: 1987 1st ed 192 pp, 156 b/w illustrations, 96 colour, exhibitions. F/VG+. Dormer examines the historical roots of contemporary design issues and surveys factory production for the home, contract furniture for the workplace and unique craft-based pieces. (Book Ref #25565)  £22.00

DORNER, J. Fashion. The changing shape of fashion through the years. Octopus: 1974 1st ed 128 pp, 220 illustrations, 70 in col. VG+ in slightly torn and edge worn d/w. Concentrates on the post 1700 era, to the 1970's. (Book Ref #10874)  £8.50

DOUGAN, A. Robin Williams. Orion: 1998 1st ed 264 pp, b/w photos, awards, filmog. VG+ in lightly indented d/w. First in-depth biography. (Book Ref #24003)  £8.00

DOWNES, K. The Architecture of Wren. Redhedge: 1988 p/b rep 139 pp of text, 169 b/w plates, bibliog. VG+. Excellent visual coverage to accompany Downes affirmation of Wren's range and quality. (Book Ref #25708)  £12.50

DOWNES, KERRY. English Baroque Architecture. Zwemmer: 1966 1st ed 135 pp of text, 578 b/w plates at rear of book, 68 b/w figures throughout text, bibliog. Boards lightly marked with a few small punctures to rear panel. Prelims and closed page edges of text foxed o/w a clean, attractive copy. Downes based his book on 'a balance between great and little masterpieces' divided by topic and type in this book of fine plates. (Book Ref #33434)  £75.00

DOWNING, A.J. The Architecture of Country Houses. Dover: 1969 p/b 1st thus 484 pp, 321 b/w illustrations. VG. Originally published in 1850. (Book Ref #20973)  £6.00

DOYLE, PAUL. A. Where the Lysanders Were. The Story of Sawbridgeworth's Airfields. Forward Airfield Research Publishing: 1995 p/b 1st ed 90 pp, b/w photos. VG+. The history of a near-forgotten Hertfordshire airfield and the previously poorly documented origins of the Army Co-operation Squadrons. (Book Ref #32899)  £25.00

DRAGUT, V. Romanian Art. Prehistory, Antiquity, Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque. Meridiane: 1984 1st ed 510 pp, profuse b/w and colour, bibliog. Top edge slightly marked, owner's name o/w VG+ in VG+ dustwrapper. English Text. Volume One of a 2 volume history dealing with the general evolution of Romanian art till 1800. (Book Ref #30842)  £45.00

DRAKARD, D. & HOLDWAY, P. Spode Printed Ware. Longman: 1983 1st ed 224 pp, over 800 photographs, some in colour. Front paste-down slightly marked o/w VG+/VG+. The first volume to cover all aspects of the printed transfer ware of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. (Book Ref #26547)  £15.00

DRAPER, J. Excavations at Hill Farm, Gestingthorpe, Essex. East Anglian Archaeology EAA 25. Essex County Council: 1985 p/b 1st ed 107 pp, 9 b/w plates, b/w graphs, diagrams and tables and maps. VG+. Excavations by Mr H.P. Cooper on the Roman Site at Gestingthorpe Farm. (Book Ref #31772)  £8.00

DRAPER, L. & DRAPER, P. The Raasay Iron Mine 1912-1942. Where Enemies Became Friends. Privately printed: 1990 p/b 1st ed 78 pp, over 20 b/w plates, b/w figures in text. VG+. Little was known or written of the cable railway on Raasay or the iron mine worked by German Prisoners of War which it serviced. The Drapers interviewed the 3 survivors of under 20 islanders who had been mine employees during The Great War. (Book Ref #33374)  £7.50

DRAZIN, C. Korda. Britain's Only Movie Mogul. Sidgwick & Jackson: 2002 1st ed 411 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #19765)  £12.00

DREGHORN, W. Geology Explained in the Severn Vale and Cotswolds. David & Charles: 1967 1st ed 192 pp, line drawings throughout, glossary. Owner's name o/w VG+/VG+. Includes a general account of the geology by area, with field studies of many well-loved landmarks. The Severn Bore and the problems encountered in the construction of the Severn Bridge are also analysed. Ideal for the student or interested layman. (Book Ref #29261)  £25.00

DREWAL, H.J. & PEMBERTON, J. III. Yoruba. Nine Centuries of African Art And Thought. Abrams: 1989 1st ed 256 pp, 90 colour and 178 b/w illustrations and map, glossary, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Explores the cultural, religious and philosophical foundations, moving on to the social, historical and artistic developments. The ancient kingdoms of Ife, Esie, Owo, Ijebe and Oyo are recounted in the context of items recovered from the royal households. Many segments of Yoruba society are examined using themes of constancy, change and innovation in the concluding chapters. (Book Ref #33333)  £50.00

DRIN, MICHAEL. Three's A Crowd. Brock: n.d (mid 50s) 95 pp, colour jacket and duotone illustrations throughout by Lesley Otwell. Front endpaper removed o/w VG in slightly edge-worn but bright d/w. Now in protective sleeve. (Book Ref #24653)  £8.00

DROSTE, M. Bauhaus. 1919-1933. Taschen: 2006 rep 256 pp, profuse colour and b/w illustrations, notes, bibliog. Fine in lightly scuffed d/w. '... finally a book that brings a breath of fresh air to the lifeless literature on Bauhaus'. The reprint of an excellent modern study. (Book Ref #32048)  £15.00

DRUETT, W.W. Pinner Through the Ages. Hillingdon Press: 1937 revised ed 226 pp, b/w photos. Spine ends rubbed occasional light foxing o/w VG. (Book Ref #25214)  £7.00

DU CANN, E. The Duke of Wellington. And His Political Career after Waterloo- the Caracaturist's View. Antique Collectors Club: 2000 1st ed 143 pp, numerous colour illustrations, bibliog. VG+/VG+. The largest scale publication to date on the subject with each caricature accompanied by a note on the artist and publisher, grouped by issue. The major four topics are The Princess of Wales, political troubles in Ireland, economic distress and constitutional conflict between the Lords and Commons on reform. (Book Ref #27240)  £15.00

DUBY, G. et al. Sculpture. The Great Art of The Middle Ages from The Fifth to The Fifteenth Century. Skira: 1990 1st ed 318 pp, 190 colour and 330 b/w illustrations. Fine in a Fine d/w in card slipcase. A very heavy book weighing 2750 grams. Please ask us for a postage quote. (Book Ref #31878)  £40.00

DUCHESS OF DEVONSHIRE. The Garden at Chatsworth. Frances Lincoln: 1999 1st ed 192 pp, numerous colour photos by Gary Rogers, notes. Fine in chipped d/w. Riveting tour of the 105 acres that make up the beautiful gardens at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire. (Book Ref #17842)  £10.00

DUCHESS OF DEVONSHIRE. The Garden at Chatsworth. Frances Lincoln: 1999 1st ed 192 pp, numerous colour photos by Gary Rogers, notes. VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #22769)  £10.00

DUCHESS OF HAMILTON, J. & HART, P et al. English Plants for Your Garden. Frances Lincoln: 2000 1st ed 176 pp, profuse colour photos by Don Berwick and watercolour illustrations, plant directory. Fine in a Fine d/w. Comprehensive information on growing native plants, showing how the garden can become a haven for birds, butterflies and other wildlife. (Book Ref #17846)  £12.00

DUCHESS OF HAMILTON, J. & HART, P et al. The Gardens of William Morris. Frances Lincoln: 1998 1st ed 159 pp, profuse colour illustrations and photos, chronology, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. A lively mix of biography, anecdote and horticultural information, this is the first book to explore the principles of garden design that emerge in Morris's lectures, poetry and prose. (Book Ref #28481)  £12.00

DUGINA, O. et al. The Dragon's Feather's. Ragged Bears: 1993 1st UK ed unpaginated, profuse colour illustrations, endpapers and decorations by Andrei and Olga Dugin. Pictorial boards. Fine. Imaginative and beautifully illustrated translation by Patricia Crampton. (Book Ref #27261)  £25.00

DULAC, E. Edmund Dulac's Picture Book. Hodder & Stoughton for The Daily Telegraph: n.d (1915) 1st ed thus 135 pp, colour frontis, 18 colour tipped-in cold plates by Edmund Dulac. Pictorial yellow cloth. A couple of light marks on the rear board, endpapers browned, frontis guard lightly creased, occasional light foxing o/w a very bright and attractive copy. (Book Ref #17713)  £65.00

DUMMETT, M. (preface). & STRONG, R. (foreword). Ganjifa. The Playing Cards of India. V & A Museum: 1982 1st ed 128 pp, b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG. A general survey including a catalogue of the V & A Museum Collection. Designed to coincide with the exhibition of Indian Playing Cards, at the Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood, 1982. (Book Ref #31491)  £10.00

DUNBAR, J. & DUNBAR, J. Jugg. Scolar: 1980 1st ed 111 pp, b/w line drawings. Inscription o/w VG+/VG+. Signed by the authors on the half title page. The adventures of Jugg, the Dreaded Plunger, The Director of The System and his horrible accomplice Skulduggery. (Book Ref #22954)  £8.00

DUNCAN, C. The World of Paul Strand. My Doorstep 1950-1976. Aperture-Hale: 1994 1st ed unpaginated, profuse b/w photographs, chronology, bibliog. Owner's name on half-title o/w Fine in a Fine d/w. With critical essay by Ute Eskildsen, curator of the Museum Folkwang in Essen. (Book Ref #33820)  £25.00

DUNCAN, D.D. Sunflowers For Van Gogh. Rizzoli: 1986 1st ed 147 pp, colour photographs throughout. Fine in a VG+ d/w. Duncan's obsession with the flower begins in Arles, widening into Province and then outwards to the Atlantic. (Book Ref #31660)  £12.00

DUNDY, E. Finch Bloody Finch. Michael Joseph: 1980 1st ed 319 pp, b/w photos, filmog. F/VG. (Book Ref #610)  £5.00

DUNLOP, S. Weather. Spectacular Images of The World's Extraordinary Climate. Cassell: 1988 1st ed 288 pp, profuse colour photos. VG+ in a VG+ d/w. Weather shows the extent of our ability to accurately predict the weather and explores extreme conditions. Please note this book weighs 2600 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33056)  £20.00

DUNMORE, H. The Sea Skater. Bloodaxe: 1986 p/b 1st ed 72 pp. VG+. Dedicated and dated by the author on the half title page. (Book Ref #25347)  £12.50

DUNOYER, C. Marguerite Long. A Life in French Music 1874-1966. Indiana Uni Press: 1993 1st ed 240 pp, bibliog, discog. F/F. The first biography of the 'grande dame' of twentieth century French piano.. (Book Ref #28294)  £12.00

DURMAN, R. Classical Buildings of Wiltshire and Bath. A Palladian Quest. Millstream: 2000 1st ed 208 pp, over 180 b/w photos. Small mark on the half title page o/w VG+ in a VG+ d/w. Wiltshire benefited from its proximity to Bath during in the eighteenth century Palladian revival. A knowledgeable yet straightforward guide to the classical buildings of the area. (Book Ref #32121)  £25.00

DURSCHMIED, E. Don't Shoot The Yanqui. Grafton: 1990 1st ed 330 pp, 24 pages of his own photos. M/M. 'Supremely gifted camera reporter writes of a life packed with excitement and danger. (Book Ref #4203)  £4.00

DURSCHMIED, E. Don't Shoot The Yanqui. Grafton: 1990 1st ed 330 pp, 24 pages of his own photos. M/M. 'Supremely gifted camera reporter writes of a life packed with excitement and danger. (Book Ref #4204)  £4.00

DURSCHMIED, E. Don't Shoot The Yanqui. Grafton: 1990 1st ed 330 pp, 24 pages of his own photos. M/M. 'Supremely gifted camera reporter writes of a life packed with excitement and danger. (Book Ref #4205)  £4.00

DUTHIE, R. Florists' Flowers and Societies. Shire Publications: 1988 p/b 1st ed 96 pp, 74 b/w illustrations. A Fine copy. A Shire Gardening History. (Book Ref #31715)  £10.00

DUVAL, P. (text0. The Tangled Garden. The Art of J.E.H MacDonald. Cerebus: 1978 1st ed 94 pp of text, profuse colour and some b/w illustrations, most full page. Fine in a Fine d/w in original pictorial mailing box. An intimate history and record of the Ontario artist by his friend Paul Duval. (Book Ref #24456)  £30.00

DWIGHT, E. Edith Wharton. An Extraordinary Tale. Abrams: 1994 1st ed 296 pp, numerous b/w illustrations, chronology, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. An illustrated biography. (Book Ref #31883)  £12.00

DYER, I.S. Kakariki. Isles d'Avon: 1979 p/b 1st ed 71 pp, colour photo on card cover, b/w map, a few b/w diagrams, bibliog. 5 faint biro numbers on front card cover o/w VG+. (Book Ref #33063)  £10.00

DYER, R. (ed). Gays and Film. BFI: 1977 p/b 1st ed 73 pp, chapter notes, bibliog, filmog. Front cover unevenly faded, small label residue on front endpaper o/w VG+. A collection of early readings of lesbianism, gay stereotypes, camp, and the gay position in film. (Book Ref #31371)  £7.50

E.R. The 54th Infantry Brigade 1914-1918. Some Records of Battle and Laughter in France. Printed for Private Circulation by Gale & Polden: 1919 1st ed 207 pp, b/w photos. Extremities slightly rubbed, spine and corners faded and boards lightly marked. Pages 155-170 creased at lower edge, a few margins lightly marked o/w a tight and very presentable copy. Originally the copy of Arthur E. Kirk late of the 6th Northants Regiment. (Book Ref #33844)  £40.00

EAGLESTONE, A.A. & LOCKETT, T.A. The Rockingham Pottery. David & Charles: 1973 revised ed 159 pp, b/w photos throughout, Appendix. VG+/VG+. Revised edition containing an additional 22 illustrations and an extra chapter on more recent research and discovery. (Book Ref #23361)  £12.00

EAGLESTONE, A.A. & LOCKETT, T.A. The Rockingham Pottery. David & Charles: 1973 revised ed 159 pp, b/w photos throughout, appendix. VG+/VG+. Revised edition containing an additional 22 illustrations and an extra chapter on more recent research and discovery. (Book Ref #26745)  £10.00

EAMES, E. English Tilers. British Museum Press: 1992 p/b 1st ed 72 pp, 84 colour and b/w illustrations. Fine. (Book Ref #32990)  £6.50

EAMES, J. D. The MGM Story. Octopus: 1986 p/b rep 408 pp, profuse b/w and some colour photos. Bottom of spine bumped o/w VG+. The complete history of fifty seven roaring years. (Book Ref #9325)  £10.00

EAMES, J.D. The MGM Story. Octopus: 1979 p/b revised ed 400 pp, profuse b/w photos and 15 colour plates. VG+. The complete history of fifty roaring years. (Book Ref #13780)  £10.00

EAMES, J. & BERGAN, R. The MGM Story. Hamlyn: ca 1984 p/b rep 416 pp, profuse b/w photos. Corners lightly chipped o/w VG+. Additional text 1982 -1983 by Ronald Bergan. EAMES. (Book Ref #84)  £10.00

EARLE, C.W. Pot-Pourri from a Surrey Garden. Century: 1984 p/b 1st thus 381 pp, appendix. Small mark on top edge and lightly spine faded o/w VG+. Gardening and natural history diary and memoirs originally published in 1897. (Book Ref #18008)  £7.50

EARNSHAW, N. Collecting Dolls. Collins: 1987 1st ed 144 pp, numerous b/w, colour illustrations and line drawings, rarity guide, bibliog. VG in slightly torn d/w. A useful guide on availability and assessment of dolls for collectors, both dressed and undressed. The illustrations, from a private collection, were previously unpublished. (Book Ref #18135)  £8.50

EARNSHAW, P. Lace in Fashion. From the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Centuries. Batsford: 1985 1st ed 166 pp, over 200 b/w and a few colour illustrations, glossary and references. Owner's bookplate o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #32689)  £8.50

EASTOP, G. The Hollow Vessel. Bohun: 1980 p/b 1st ed 36 pp, b/w illustrations throughout. Covers browned o/w VG+. A generously illustrated four page essay on his relationship with his craft with an introduction by W. A Ismay. Easthop initially worked in reduced stoneware but expanded his range to include earthenware and porcelain as well as becoming a teacher of ceramics. After 1969 he enjoyed a long collaboration with John Piper and produced brightly coloured ware and architectural panels. His most recent exhibition was in 2005. (Book Ref #31026)  £15.00

EAVES, M. The Counter-Arts Conspiracy. Art and Industry in the Age of Blake. Cornell University: 1992 1st ed 287 pp, numerous b/w illustrations, bibliog. F/F. A well illustrated study of William Blake, focusing on his view that art in the England of his day was controlled by political and commercial interests designed to exploit and repress artists. (Book Ref #24340)  £15.00

ECKE, G. Chinese Domestic Furniture. Tuttle: 1962 facsimile ed 161 pp, profuse b/w plates throughout, bibliog. Front endpaper removed o/w VG in a nicked d/w. A complete and unabridged photographic reprint of the original with the 32 page introduction. (Book Ref #32444)  £28.00

ECLAIR, M. Glorious Gardens of Ireland. Kyle Cathie: 1999 1st ed 160 pp, numerous colour photos by the author. VG+/VG+. Eclair's fine reputation as a photographer of both plant portraits and landscapes is demonstrated in many gardens previously unseen by the public. (Book Ref #25589)  £12.00

EDEES, E. Flora of Staffordshire. David & Charles: 1972 1st ed 280 pp, b/w photos and distribution maps, gazetteer, bibliog. VG+ in lightly spine-faded d/w. The first full account of the distribution of the flowering plants and ferns of Staffordshire. (Book Ref #18255)  £15.00

EDGE, R. & PETTS, L. The Collector's Guide to His Master's Voice Nipper Souvenirs. EMI: 1997 p/b 1st ed 1022 pp, 1985 b/w illustrations, chronology, appendix. First two pages creased o/w fine. Everything you could want to know about collecting anything to do with the little white dog with the gramophone fixation. (Book Ref #30971)  £15.00

EDWARDS, A. Judy Garland. Simon & Schuster: 1975 1st ed 349 pp, b/w photos, filmog. VG. (Book Ref #613)  £6.50

EDWARDS, A. The DeMilles. An American family. Collins: 1988 1st ed 248 pp, b/w and colour photos, notes, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. America has its own 'Royal' families and the DeMilles are surely one of them. (Book Ref #10642)  £13.50

EDWARDS, A. The DeMilles. An American family. Collins: 1988 1st ed 248 pp, 100 b/w and 32 colour photos, notes, bibliog. Small biro cross on front endpaper o/w F/F. America has its own 'Royal' families and the DeMilles are surely one of them. EAMES. (Book Ref #25973)  £8.00

EDWARDS, P. English Garden Ornament. Bell & Sons: 1965 1st ed 168 pp, 40 b/w photos and 73 figures, bibliog. VG+ in slightly torn and spine-yellowed d/w. A well written introduction to the subject. (Book Ref #27241)  £12.00

EDWARDS, W.N. Geology of The Country Around Ollerton. Natural Environment Research Council: 1967 2nd ed 297 pp, b/w illustrations and folding maps. VG+ without d/w. (Book Ref #33206)  £10.00

EELLS, G. Robert Mitchum. Robson: 1988 p/b rep 328 pp, b/w photos, filmog. Spine faded o/w VG+. 'Clearly he is a man about whom one could say almost anything - and at some point be correct'. (Book Ref #3907)  £7.50

EELLS, G. & MUSGROVE, S. Mae West, the Lies, the Legends, the Truth. Robson: 1984 1st ed 351 pp, b/w photos, filmog. VG+/VG. (Book Ref #1417)  £12.00

EGERTON, J. Wright of Derby. Tate Gallery: 1990 p/b 1st ed 294 pp, numerous colour and b/w plates. VG+. Catalogue of the 1990 Tate Gallery Exhibition, the first major display at the gallery of the artist's work since 1958. Includes essays on Wright's painting technique, engravings and framing.. There is also an essay on Wright's connections with science and industry through his membership of The Lunar Society. (Book Ref #33071)  £30.00

EGERTON, J. Wright of Derby. Tate Gallery: 1990 p/b 1st ed 294 pp, numerous colour and b/w plates. VG+. Catalogue of the 1990 Tate Gallery Exhibition, the first major display at the gallery of the artist's work since 1958. Includes essays on Wright's painting technique, engravings and framing.. There is also an essay on Wright's connections with science and industry through his membership of The Lunar Society. (Book Ref #33441)  £18.00

EHRENSTEIN, D. The Scorsese Picture. The Art and Life of Martin Scorsese. Birch Lane: 1992 1st ed 244 pp, profuce b/w photos, filmog. Inscription o/w VG+/VG+. With Scorsese's full co-operation and the use of his provate archives. (Book Ref #29500)  £15.00

EIDELBERG, MARTIN et al. A New Light On Tiffany. Clara Driscoll and The Tiffany Girls. New York Historical Society: 2007 1st ed 200 pp, 100 colour and b/w figures, brief biographies of 63 women designers, selectors and glass cutters associated with Tiffany Studios. Fine in a Fine d/w. With Nina Gray and Margaret Hofer. This new work focuses on the previously un-sung contribution to Tiffany design by Clara Driscoll. Her role as manager of the Women's Glass Cutting Department illumines many previously unknown details of design and manufacture and highlights tensions between the men's and women's department within the studios. The final section is devoted to her life as a single working woman in New York. (Book Ref #32631)  £28.00

EINBERG, E. Hogarth The Painter. Tate Gallery: 1997 p/b 1st ed 56 pp, colour illustrations throughout, bibliog. Small owner's label on rear endpaper & name on half title page o/w VG+.. Published to celebrate the 1997 London exhibition. (Book Ref #32336)  £8.00

EISENSCHITZ, B. Nicholas Ray. An American journey. Faber: 1993 1st UK ed 599 pp, b/w photos, notes, filmog. Fore edge grubby o/w VG+ in chipped d/w. Award winning biography that captures Ray's brooding pessimism and rebellious individualism in a career that reached its peak with 'Rebel Without a Cause'. (Book Ref #15464)  £10.50

EISENSTAEDT, A. Witness to our Time. Viking: 1966 1st ed 343 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos. Board edges browned o/w VG+ in edge-worn d/w with small losses to bottom edge of rear panel. The record of a life behind the lens, spanning four continents and four decades, by the 'father of photo-journalism'. Twenty Years On. (Book Ref #23193)  £22.50

EISENSTAEDT, A. & O'NEIL, D.C. (ed). Remembrances. Bulfinch: 1990 1st ed 141 pp, 141 duotone photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. "Remembrances is a grand celebration of a life devoted to photography" With introduction by Bryan Holme. (Book Ref #33823)  £25.00

EISENSTEIN, S. The Film Sense. Faber: 1963 rep 228 pp, b/w photos and fold out diagram, notes, bibliog. VG+. Eisenstein's first book of theory. (Book Ref #7823)  £12.00

EISENSTEIN, S. The Film Sense. Faber: 1963 rep 288 pp, b/w photos and fold out diagram, notes, bibliog. VG+. Eisenstein's first book of theory. (Book Ref #7995)  £10.00

EISLER, W. & SMITH, B. Terra Australis. The Furthest Shore. Art Gallery of New South Wales: 2000 p/b 1st ed 239 pp, numerous b/w illustrations, bibliog. Fine. One of the most complex and challenging exhibitions to be mounted in Australia. (Book Ref #33000)  £18.00

ELIOT, T.S. & LE CAIN, E. Growltiger's Last Stand and Other Poems. With The Pekes and The Pollicles and The Song of The Jellicles. Faber: 1986 1st thus 32 pp, colour illustrations and black and white silhouettes throughout by Errol Le Cain. Pictorial boards is dustwrapper. As new - unsold shop stock. A happy combination of Eliot's loved poems and Le Cain's witty interpretations. (Book Ref #31352)  £30.00

ELLACOMBE, CANON H.N. In a Gloucestershire Garden. Century: 1982 rep 194 pp. VG+ in very lightly faded d/w. With introduction by Rosemary Verey. (Book Ref #23425)  £13.50

ELLINGTON, M. & DANCE, S. Duke Ellington. In Person. Hutchinson: 1978 1st ed 236 pp, b/w photos, appendices. VG/VG. A memoir co-written by Ellington's only son. (Book Ref #26740)  £10.00

ELLIOT, G. Romola. Readers Library: n.d 1st thus 253 pp, b/w decorated end papers. VG in edgeworn dustwrapper. Cover features Lillian Gish as the idealistic heroine. (Book Ref #10926)  £30.00

ELLIOTT, S. & TURNER, B. Denholm Elliott. Quest for love. Headline: 1994 1st ed 271 pp, b/w photos, chronology. VG+/VG. Susan Elliott's own story of their unusual marriage and family life in London and Ibiza. (Book Ref #9256)  £7.50

ELLIOTT, S. & TURNER, B. Denholm Elliott. Quest for love. Headline: 1994 1st ed 271 pp, b/w photos, chronology. VG+/VG+. Susan Elliott's own story of their unusual marriage and family life in London and Ibiza. (Book Ref #16328)  £7.50

ELLIS, G. Modern Practical Stairbuilding and Handrailing. For the Use of Workmen, Builders, Architects and Others. Batsford: 1932 1st ed 108 pp, 32 b/w plates, working drawings and diagrams, many folding, 26 b/w figures, glossary. Ex-Library with 1 accession and 1 withdrawn stamp and traces of poorly removed label. Bottom edge slightly bumped o/w VG. Handrailing and Wreath Making. (Book Ref #33480)  £45.00

ELLIS, GEORGE. Modern Practical Joinery. A Comprehensive Treatise on The Practice of Joiner's Work by Hand and Machine for The Use of Workmen, Builders, Machinists and Architects. The Library Press: 1921 4th revised & enlarged ed 502 pp, over 1400 illustrations including 20 double pages & 41 photographic plates, extensive glossary. Boards bumped and marked, extremities rubbed, spine slightly faded, small surface loss at front bottom corner. Closed edges and prelims slightly marked o/w a very good, clean, tight working copy. (Book Ref #33730)  £45.00

ELLISON, ANN. Medieval Villages in South-East Somerset. A Survey of The Archaeological Implications of Development within 93 surviving Medieval Villages in south-east Somerset. Western Archaeological Trust: 1983 p/b 1st ed 146 pp, 54 b/w figures. VG+. Survey No.6. (Book Ref #32997)  £20.00

ELVILLE, E.M. The Collector's Dictionary of Glass. Country Life: 1967 rep 192 pp, 275 b/w illustrations. VG+/VG+. Surveys the entire field of glass making and collecting from Roman times to the present day. (Book Ref #24249)  £15.00

EMBODEN, W. Sarah Bernhardt. Macmillan: 1975 1st US ed 176 pp, 150 b/w and 8 colour photos. VG+ in edge-worn d/w. A pictorial biography. (Book Ref #5997)  £5.00

ENGEN, R. Kate Greenaway. A Biography. Macdonald: 1981 1st ed 240 pp, 8 colour plates and profuse b/w illustrations, notes, appendix. Fine in a VG+ d/w. A frank, well-researched biography, which unearthed numerous previously unpublished illustrations and correspondence. (Book Ref #30816)  £15.00

ENGEN, R. Pre-Raphaelite Prints. Lund Humphries: 1995 1st ed 128 pp, b/w illustrations, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. The first book devoted to the subject. (Book Ref #20539)  £15.00

ENGEN, R. Sir John Tenniel. Alice's White Knight. Scolar Press: 1991 1st ed 232 pp, 150 b/w illustrations. VG+ in VG+ d/w. The first full-scale biography with unpublished examples and details of Tenniel's troubled relationship with Lewis Carroll and his own difficult life. (Book Ref #33598)  £25.00

EPHRAUMS, E. Creative Elements. Landscape photography - darkroom techniques. 21 Century: 1993 1st ed 168 pp, profuse b/w photos and charts. VG+/VG+. Shows how to combine 'the creative elements of nature' with those of black and white camera and darkroom techniques' Text divided into image notes and technical data. (Book Ref #25285)  £15.00

EPHRAUMS, E. Creative Elements. Landscape Photography - Darkroom Techniques. 21 Century: 1993 1st ed 168 pp, profuse b/w photos and charts. F/F. Shows how to combine 'the creative elements of nature' with those of black and white camera and darkroom techniques' Text divided into image notes and technical data. (Book Ref #28899)  £12.00

EPINAT, C. Fungi. Taschen: 1999 rep 127 pp, 119 colour photographs throughout by Paul Starosta, glossary, bibliog. F/F. (Book Ref #25340)  £8.00

EPSTEIN, E. & MORELLA, J. Jane Wyman - A Biography. Hale: 1986 1st UK ed 258 pp, 57 b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #13003)  £8.00

ERDMANN, PROF. A. Decorative Writing and Arrangement of Lettering. Pitman: n.d, stamped 1929 2nd ed 132 pp, colour frontis, numerous b/w illustrations, bibliog. Boards edge-rubbed and marked, stamp on front edge paper o/w VG. (Book Ref #25176)  £8.00

ERLASHOVA, S. & EPJIALLIOBA, C. Georgian Pottery and Chasing on Metal. Aurora: 1975 1st ed 158 pp, 112 colour and b/w illustrations, notes, bibliog. VG+ in slip case. A catalogue of modern Georgian folk ceramics and metal work. (Book Ref #6526)  £12.00

ESHLEMAN, C. & SMITH, A. (trans). Aime Cesaire. The Collected Poetry. University of California: 1983 1st ed 408 pp. Boards unevenly faded, edges lightly fingered o/w VG+ in a slightly marked d/w. (Book Ref #33328)  £15.00

ESSERY, R.J. An Illustrated History of Midland Wagons. Volume 2. Oxford Publishing: 1980 1st ed 169 pp, profuse b/w photos and illustrations, Notes. VG+ in spine-faded d/w. Further examination of Midland freight stock. (Book Ref #23413)  £15.00

ESSERY, R.J. An Illustrated History of Midland Wagons. Volume 1. Oxford Publishing: 1980 1st ed 170pp, profuse b/w photos and illustrations. VG+ in spine-faded d/w. Further examination of Midland freight stock. (Book Ref #23529)  £15.00

EVAN-THOMAS, O. Domestic Utensils of Wood. From the XVIth to the XIXth century. EP Publishing: 1973 1st thus 190 pp, 70 b/w plates. VG+ in slightly chipped d/w. Beautifully illustrated history of 'Treen', originally published in 1932. (Book Ref #21220)  £30.00

EVANS, D.E. As Mad as a Hatter!. A History of Nonconformism in Dursley. Alan Sutton: 1982 1st ed 238 pp, b/w photos and illustrations throughout, addendum, references. Fine in a Fine d/w . Signed by the author on the title page. A well illustrated study of people in Dursley whose method of expressing their Christian faith set them at odds with the Episcopal church. (Book Ref #32120)  £35.00

EVANS, G. Sexton Blake - The Plague of the Onion Men. Union Jack. Howard Baker: 1972 facsimile ed unpaginated, colour covers and b/w illustrations. VG+/VG. Howard Baker omnibus edition, featuring six thrillers from the Union Jack and Detective Weekly. (Book Ref #23352)  £8.00

EVANS, H. Botanical Prints. with excerpts from the artist's notebook. W.H. Freeman: 1977 p/b 1st US ed 65 pp, 65 colour and 64 b/w illustrations. Spine faded o/w VG+. A selection of linocuts of flowers by Henry Evans which stand comparison to the more usual highly finished watercolours thanks to Evans' sound botanical knowledge and impeccable sense of design. (Book Ref #30123)  £10.00

EVANS, H. Eyewitness 2. 3 Decades Thrush World Press Photos. Guild: 1985 rep 208 pp. VG+/VG+. 'encapsulates the best of photojournalism.' - The Sunday Times. (Book Ref #5206)  £12.50

EVANS, J. A History of Jewellery. 1100 - 1870. Faber: 1953 1st ed 240 pp of text, 10 colour plates, 175 b/w plates and 48 line drawings. Very slight foxing on endpapers o/w VG+ in worn and torn d/w with some loss. (Book Ref #25123)  £15.00

EVANS, J. English Art 1307-1461. The Oxford History of English Art. Oxford: 1949 1st ed 272 pp of text, 96 b/w photos, bibliog. Board unevenly faded and slightly bumped o/w VG in edge-worn and slightly torn d/w. (Book Ref #20900)  £12.00

EVANS, J. Photographic Lighting in Practice. David & Charles: 1984 1st ed 160 pp, colour and b/w photos, b/w line drawing. VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #19623)  £7.50

EVANS, G. & EVANS, I.R. Ewenny. Potteries, Potters and Pots. Old Bakehouse Publications: 2001 1st ed 165 pp, 79 small colour figures, b/w photos, maps and line drawings, glossary, bibliog. Signed by the authors on the title page. A presentation to celebrate the contribution of the potters of Ewenny. The more detailed of the two histories on the tiny Vale of Gamorgan pottery. (Book Ref #33382)  £90.00

EVANS, H. & EVANS, M. The Man Who Drew the Drunkard's Daughter. The life and art of George Cruikshank 1792-1878. Muller: 1978 1st ed 190 pp, over 200 b/w illustrations. Board edges lightly rubbed o/w VG+ in unevenly faded d/w. Includes loosely inserted facsimile pamphlet of Cruikshank's 'The Bottle'. Cruikshank's visionary illustrations of a 'modern industrial society'. (Book Ref #23138)  £6.00

EVANS, D.M.(ed. & SALWAY, P. (ed. 'The Remains of Distant Times'. Archaeology and the National Trust. Boydell Press: 1996 1st ed 235 pp. F/F. Occasional Papers of the Society of Antiquaries of London, No. 19. (Book Ref #25536)  £7.00

EVERSON, W. The Art of W.C. Fields. Bonanza: 1967 1st ed 232 pp, over 130 b/w stills. VG/VG. Recaptures in detail all of Field's films from 'Pool Sharks' to 'Sensations of 1945'. (Book Ref #83)  £8.00

EWARD, S.M. A Catalogue of Gloucester Cathedral Library. Gloucester Cathedral: 1972 1st ed 250 pp, 3 b/w illustrations, appendices. VG+. Issued without d/w. A catalogue of the literary manuscripts and books in the cathedral library compiled over four years. (Book Ref #26770)  £20.00

EWBANK, T. & HILDRED, S. Julie Christie. The Biography. Deutsch: 2000 1st ed 242 pp, colour and b/w photos, major tv roles, bibliog, filmog. VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #27984)  £12.00

EWING, E. History of 20th Century Fashion. Batsford: 1975 rep 244 pp, 250 b/w drawings and photos, bibliog. Inscription o/w VG+/VG+. Details the story of the fashion revolution of this century and looks behind the scenes to convey a deeper understanding of the social, economic and technical changes which conspired to bring it about. (Book Ref #32464)  £8.50

EWING, E. History of Children's Costume. Batsford: 1982 rep 192 pp, 124 b/w illustrations, 4 colour plates, bibliog. Back board and d/w panel indented o/w VG+/VG+. Remarkable history drawn from a mass of memoirs, advertisements, catalogues, paintings and photographs. (Book Ref #24137)  £15.00

EWING, W.A. Blumenfeld. A Fetish For Beauty. Thames & Hudson: 1996 1st ed 256 pp, 47 colour, 148 duo tone, over 40 b/w illustrations, chronology, bibliog. Owner's name on title page o/w Fine in a Fine d/w. Examines the inventive techniques used by Erwin Blumenfeld for architecture and landscape as well as the fashion photography which decorated Harper's Bazaar and Vogue for over thirty years. (Book Ref #33806)  £25.00

EWING, W.A. Dance and Photography. Henry Holt: 1987 1st ed 240 pp, 208 b/w plates. Fine in slightly chipped d/w. (Book Ref #33236)  £30.00

EYLES, D. The Doulton Lambeth Wares. Hutchinson: 1975 1st ed 178 pp, 77 colour and 167 b/w plates, b/w line drawings in text, identifying monograms and marks. Front board lightly faded o/w VG+ in torn d/w. (Book Ref #20606)  £45.00

EYLES, D. et al. Royal Doulton Figures. Produced at Burslem, Staffordshire. Royal Doulton: 1987 new ed 528 pp, 1000 colour plates and 50 b/w illustrations. F in lightly edge-worn and nicked d/w. Major work listing all the Royal Doulton figures made at Burslem between 1913 and 1987. (Book Ref #20684)  £40.00

EYLES, D. et al. Royal Doulton Figures. Produced at Burslem, Staffordshire. Royal Doulton: 1987 new ed 528 pp, 1000 colour plates and 50 b/w illustrations. Fine in lightly edge-worn d/w. Major work listing all the Royal Doulton figures made at Burslem between 1913 and 1987. A heavy book weighing 2825 grams. Please ring us first for a postal quote. (Book Ref #26448)  £18.00

EYLES, A. with. & SKONE, K. Cinemas of Hertfordshire. Hertfordshire Publications: 2002 p/b 1st ed 152 pp, b/w photos and map. Top corner creased o/w VG+. (Book Ref #33727)  £7.50

EYMAN, S. Mary Pickford. Robson: 1992 1st ed 342 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. M/M. (Book Ref #1645)  £7.99

FABIAN, J. & BYRNE, J. Groupie. NEL: 1969 1st ed 220 pp. Page edges lightly browned o/w VG+ in edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #17900)  £35.00

FAHEY, D. & RICH, L. Masters of Starlight. Photographers of Hollywood. Columbus: 1988 1st ed 287 pp, approx 200 b/w and colour photos. F/F. Plates and chronologies for 43 photographers. (Book Ref #24901)  £20.00

FAHR-BECKER, G. Wiener Werkstatte. 1903-1932. Taschen: 1995 p/b 1st ed 244 pp, numerous colour and b/w illustrations, biographies, chronologies, bibliog. Fine. A well-illustrated and in-depth study. (Book Ref #32735)  £25.00

FAHR-BECKER, G. (ed). & VARIOUS The Art of East Asia. Konemann: 1999 1st UK ed 406 pp volume one 407 pp volume 2, profuse colour and b/w photos and illustrations, glossary, notes, bibliog. F/F, F/F in a fine slipcase. A lavishly illustrated two-volume study covering everything from Neolithic stone objects to images from modern China, with separate chapters on jade and calligraphy. (Book Ref #30471)  £30.00

FAIRBANKS, D.Jnr. The Salad Days. Collins: 1988 1st ed 431 pp, b/w photos. F/VG. (Book Ref #1648)  £7.99

FAIRBANKS, D. & SCHICKEL, R. The Fairbanks Album. Secker & Warburg: 1976 1st UK ed 287 pp, 360 b/w illus, filmog. Bottom of spine bumped o/w VG+ in chipped d/w. An extraordinary collection of images that create a vivid, amusing and poignant picture of the life and times of the two Fairbanks. (Book Ref #8210)  £25.00

FAIRFAX, K. The Tranquil Garden. Marshall: 1999 p/b rep 162 pp, profuse colour photos. F. How to combine the necessary elements of many different styles to gain a balanced whole. (Book Ref #20567)  £7.99

FAIRFAX, K. The Tranquil Garden. Marshall: 1999 1st ed 192 pp, profuse colour photos by Clive Nichols, stockists. VG+ in a VG+ d/w. Guidelines on how to transform your outside space into a haven of calm through choices, perspectives and detail. (Book Ref #32608)  £13.50

FAIRWEATHER. Azaleas. Their care and cultivation. Cassell: 1990 p/b rep 96 pp, over 50 colour photos. M. (Book Ref #3785)  £4.99

FAITHFUL, M. & DALTON, D. Faithful. Michael Joseph: 1994 1st ed 333 pp, b/w photos. Page edges very lightly tanned o/w VG+ in slightly chipped d/w. 'Interesting, difficult and strange she was...and is.' - David Dalton. (Book Ref #33290)  £15.00

FALK, Q. Albert Finney. In character. Robson: 1992 1st ed 244 pp, b/w photos, theatre credits, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Probes the real man beneath the many masks of actor, director, traveller, bon viveur and lover. (Book Ref #15074)  £10.00

FALSETTO, M. Personal Visions. Conversations with independent film-makers. Constable: 1999 p/b 1st ed 392 pp. VG+. Includes interviews with Neil Jordan, John McNaughton, Nicholas Hytner, Atom Egoyan and Michael Radford etc. (Book Ref #19434)  £8.50

FANSHAWE, A. Coming Through. Expeditions to Chogolisa and Menlungtse. Hodder & Stoughton: 1990 1st ed 217 pp, b/w photos. VG+ in a VG+ d/w. Commences with an ascent of the North Face of The Aiguelle du Plan, moves through expeditions to the Kharakorum and The Himalayas, ending in a winter ascent of the Eiger North Face. (Book Ref #31702)  £12.00

FARJEON, E. Nursery Rhymes of London Town. Duckworth: 1973 p/b rep 122 pp, cover and b/w illustrations by Macdonald Gill. Card covers and page edges lightly creased o/w VG+. (Book Ref #24329)  £5.00

FARMER, F. Will There Really Be A Morning. The Autobiography. Allison & Busby: 1974 1st UK ed 318 pp, b/w photos. VG+/VG+. Frances Farmer's own account of her fall from grace in Hollywood and her terrible struggle to regain her freedom. 'Full of power and agony' - Rex Reed. (Book Ref #27959)  £20.00

FARMILOE, E. Piccallili. Grant and Richards: 1900 1st ed 127 pp, profuse full page colour illustrations by Edith Farmiloe. Pictorial boards edge-rubbed though still bright with cream spine marked. Endpapers browned o/w VG+. (Book Ref #24676)  £70.00

FARRAR, REGINALD. My Rock Garden. Arnold: 1907 1st ed 303 pp, 16 b/w photos by J.A. Farrar. Blue cloth with gilt titles & flower decoration on front panel, t.e.g. Extremities slightly rubbed with small loss of cloth at spine head. Prelims and page edges foxed, gift inscription and attractive bookplate o/w a clean, tidy copy. (Book Ref #33760)  £25.00

FARRAR-HOCKLEY, A. The Edge of the Sword. The Gloucestershire Regiment. Muller: 1954 2nd impression 274 pp, b/w frontis, map endpapers. VG+ in torn and repaired d/w. Imjim as experienced by the Gloucester's Adjutant and the personal aftermath of capture and imprisonment by a regime which killed more than half of its occidental prisoners. (Book Ref #23668)  £10.00

FARRER, R. Among the Hills. Waterstone: 1985 p/b 1st thus 326 pp. Spine faded o/w VG. Farrer's 1910 botanical journey around the Graian, Cottian and Maritime Alps. (Book Ref #18676)  £8.00

FARRER, R. My Rock-Garden. Arnold: 1930 rep 303 pp, 15 b/w plates. Page edges foxed, last few pages badly opened and torn o/w VG. (Book Ref #11622)  £12.00

FARRER, R. My Rock-Garden. Theophrastus: 1971 rep 303 pp, 15 b/w plates. Fine, issued without d/w. A facsimilie edition of the 1911 fourth impression. (Book Ref #27290)  £10.00

FASTNEDGE, R. Sheraton Furniture. Faber: 1967 1st ed 113 pp of text, 103 b/w plates, bibliog. Prelims lightly browned o/w VG+ in d/w with faded spine and back panel. (Book Ref #20030)  £15.00

FASTNEDGE, R. Sheraton Furniture. Collectors Book Club: 1973 rep 125 pp of text, 96 b/w plates, notes on the plates, bibliog. VG+/VG+. A well illustrated study of the work and life of the influential furniture designer. (Book Ref #28618)  £18.00

FAULKNER, T. Peter Finch. Angus & Robertson: 1979 1st ed 312 pp, b/w photos. Repaired d/w o/w VG/VG. (Book Ref #624)  £8.00

FAY-HALLE, A. & LAHAUSSOIS, C. Le Grand Lievre de la Faience Francaise. L'Office du Livre: 1986 1st ed 242 pp, 150 colour, 150 b/w illustrations. Bottom edge sun-faded and slightly rubbed, page edges slightly yellowed o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. Text in French. Please note this book weighs 1950 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33557)  £20.00

FEATHER, L. The Book of Jazz. A Guide to the Entire Field. Arthur Barker: 1959 rep 280 pp, notes and references. VG in slightly edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #21411)  £10.00

FEATHER, L. The Encyclopedia of Jazz in the Sixties. Bonanza: 1966 1st US ed 312 pp, 200 b/w photos, poll tabulations, record companies, recordings, bibliog, discog. Spine marked o/w VG/VG. A complete survey of the entire field with 1100 biographies and 200 photographs. (Book Ref #28144)  £12.00

FEILD, R. Macdonald Guide to Buying Antique Silver and Sheffield Plate. Macdonald: 1988 1st ed 175 pp, numerous b/w photos and illustrations, bibliog. F/F. Essential information for the collector. (Book Ref #23968)  £10.00

FEILD, R. Macdonald Guide to Buying Antique Silver and Sheffield Plate. Macdonald: 1988 1st ed 175 pp, numerous b/w photos and illustrations, bibliog. F/F. Essential information for the collector, including authenticity, techniques, hallmarks, reproductions and prices. (Book Ref #28357)  £8.00

FELCHER, C. The Needlepoint Workbook of Traditional Designs. Hale: 1975 1st ed 233 pp, b/w photos and graphs throughout, bibliog. F/VG+. Patterns chosen from Greek, Chinese, Japanese, Norwegian, Sioux and Chippewa Indian, Dutch, Afghan and Persian sources. (Book Ref #9213)  £10.00

FELL, J.L. Film - An Introduction. Nelson: 1976 1st UK ed 274 pp, over 100 half-tone photos, appendices. Fine in slightly chipped d/w. Analyses the use of space and time, the impact of editing, sound and colour and the actual making of a film, including direction, performance and special effects. Relates to the work of such directors as Eisenstein, Bunuel, Fellini, Bergman and Hitchcock. (Book Ref #17695)  £8.00

FELTWELL, J. The Naturalist's Garden. Ebury Press: 1987 1st ed 160 pp, colour photos throughout. Closed tears to top and bottom of d/w o/w VG+/VG+. Shows how to create 'living' gardens by planting different habitats and explores the achievements of gardening naturalists through the ages. (Book Ref #16511)  £9.00

FERGUSON, W.B (ed). The Photographic Researches of Ferdinand Hurter and Vero C. Driffield. Morgan & Morgan: 1974 facsimile ed 374 pp, occasional b/w illustrations with charts and tables throughout, bibliog. VG/VG. "Being a reprint of their published papers, together with a history of their early work and a bibliography of later work on the same subject". (Book Ref #22931)  £12.00

FERNETT, G. Swing Out. Great Negro dance bands. Pendell: 1970 1st ed 176 pp, profuse b/w photos. White boards lightly marked o/w VG. (Book Ref #21969)  £15.00

FERRAUD, M. Perennials. Taschen: 1999 rep 127 pp, 113 colour photographs throughout by Paul Starosta, bibliog. F/F. Arranged by plant family, this guide is designed with useful hints for the amateur. (Book Ref #25339)  £8.00

FERRENBACH, J. (ed). Islande. Voyage Aux Portes De L'Arctique. Jaques Damase: 1991 1st ed unpaginated, profuse colour photos by Pierre Ferrenbach. Fine in original glassine wrapper. Text in French. Spectacular photographs, maps, calligraphy and prints with accompanying verse and prose sumptuously presented. (Book Ref #28204)  £60.00

FERRER, L. (Curator). & LAHR, J. (Text Ed.). Eros. Stewart, Tabori, Chang: 1996 1st US ed 191 pp, 120 duotone photos. Fine in a fine d/w. A beautifully illustrated coupling of many famous photographers with many famous writers. (Book Ref #30235)  £20.00

FEUILLERAT, ALBERT. The Prose Works of Philip Sidney. CUP: 1965 1st ed 571 pp. Page edges slightly marked, previous owner's name o/w VG+ in a spine-darkened, slightly chipped and marked d/w. (Book Ref #32951)  £25.00

FIELD, HENRY. (Proprietor). The Date-Book of Remarkable & Memorable Events Connected with Nottingham and its Neighbourhood. 1750-1879 From Authentic Records. Privately Printed: 1880 revised ed 608 pp. Ex-Library with City of Lincoln gilt crest, titles and bookplate. Usual stamps and accession number on spine. Number inked our on front endpaper . Lacks folding plate of the East Prospect of Nottingham o/w VG. (Book Ref #33246)  £50.00

FIELD, K. Harmonicas, Harps and Heavy Breathers. Profiles of the Greatest American Players. Fireside: 1993 p/b rep 344 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, discog. VG+. First in-depth history of the instrument, styles, techniques and unique sounds of the mouth organ bands and individual players. (Book Ref #23228)  £7.50

FIELDS, G. Sing As We Go. Autobiography. Fred Muller: 1961 revised ed 203 pp, b/w photos. VG+ in tatty d/w. (Book Ref #12991)  £6.50

FIENNES, SIR R. (foreword). Above The World. Stunning Satellite Images From Above Earth. Cassell: 2004 1st ed 287 pp, profuse colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. Starlingly beautiful new images juxtaposed with closer-focus traditional views. (Book Ref #32338)  £18.00

FILMER, A.J. & GOLAY, A. Harrap's Book of Film Directors and Their Films. A Comprehensive Guide from 1924 to the Present Day. Harrap: 1989 1st ed 491 pp. F/VG+. Over 2600 English Language releases of 3,300 directors. (Book Ref #15895)  £12.00

FINBERG, H.P.R. The Gloucestershire Landscape. Hodder & Stoughton: 1975 revised ed 141 pp, b/w photos and maps, bibliog. VG+ in a VG+ d/w. The history of the three landscapes of Gloucestershire; forest, vale and wold. Revised by the author in the light of 20 year's of further archaeological discovery. (Book Ref #32286)  £15.00

FINBERG, H.P.R. West-Country Historical Studies. A.M. Kelley: 1969 1st US ed 232 pp, 1 b/w gatefold map. Owner's name o/w VG+ in a lightly edge-rubbed d/w. Ten studies in which themes of more than parochial import are discussed in the light of detailed topographical and documentary research; including Tavistock Abbey and the legend of St Patrick at Glastonbury. (Book Ref #26610)  £15.00

FINCH, C. The Art of Walt Disney. From Mickey Mouse to the Magic Kingdoms. Abrams: 1973 1st ed 458 pp, numerous colour and b/w illustrations, bibliog. Head of spine worn, lacks plastic dustwrapper o/w VG+. Account of Disney's career supplemented by archival material and explanations of basic animation production techniques. (Book Ref #10715)  £25.00

FINCH, K. & PUTNAM, G. Caring For Textiles. Barrie Jenkins: 1977 1st ed 104 pp, b/w illustrations and line drawings, glossary. VG+ in slightly unevenly faded d/w. Written by two of the Textile Conservators at Hampton Court Palace. Particularly strong on which treatments the amateur should or should not attempt. (Book Ref #25722)  £12.00

FINLER, J. The Hollywood Story. Octopus: 1988 1st ed 304 pp, b/w and colour photos, charts etc. Fine in chipped d/w. Everything you always wanted to know about the American movie business but didn't know where to look. (Book Ref #7435)  £15.00

FINLER, J. The Movie Directors Story. Octopus: 1985 1st ed 272 pp, over 600 b/w and 50 colour photos. F in torn d/w. All the major British and American directors are included. (Book Ref #1906)  £10.00

FINLER, J.W. The Hollywood Story. Octopus: 1988 1st UK ed 304 pp, b/w and colour photos, charts etc, bibliog, filmog. Board bottoms lightly bumped o/w VG+/VG+. 'Everything you always wanted to know about the American movie business but didn't know where to look'. (Book Ref #22212)  £12.00

FINLER, J.W. The Hollywood Story. Crown: 1988 1st US ed 304 pp, b/w and colour photos, charts etc, bibliog, filmog. Bottom of spine bumped o/w VG+ in lightly edge worn d/w. 'Everything you always wanted to know about the American movie business but didn't know where to look'. (Book Ref #22879)  £12.50

FINLER, J.W. The Movie Directors Story. Octopus: 1985 1st ed 272 pp, over 600 b/w and 50 colour photos. VG+ in chipped d/w. All the major British and American directors are included. (Book Ref #12069)  £12.00

FISCHER, R. British Piers. Thames & Hudson: 1987 1st ed 96 pp, 80 colour illustrations. F/F. "A strange mixture of fragile charm and robust vulgarity". (Book Ref #29247)  £12.50

FISH, M. A Flower for Every Day. David & Charles: 1973 rep 208 pp, b/w photos. Bookplate, page edges very slightly foxed o/w VG+/VG+. Takes us round the garden Fish created at East Lambrook Manor in Somerset, from January to December. (Book Ref #11241)  £8.50

FISH, M. Cottage Garden Flowers. Faber: 1983 p/b rep 127 pp, b/w photos. Spine faded, covers lightly edge worn o/w VG. Probably her most influential book. (Book Ref #13244)  £5.00

FISH, M. Cottage Garden Flowers. Garden Book Club: 1970 rep 127 pp, b/w photos. VG+/VG. Probably her most influential book. (Book Ref #16334)  £8.00

FISHER, A. Labyrinth. Solving The Riddle of The Maze. Harmony: 1990 1st ed 161 pp, colour photos, b/w illustrations, gazetteer, further reading. F/VG+. The first colour survey to deal with every form and texture of maze and labyrinth construction. (Book Ref #16856)  £15.00

FISHER, E. Eddie. My Life, My Loves. BCA: 1982 rep 368 pp, b/w photos. VG/VG. Eddie Fisher's candid and witty autobigraphy, detailing his rollercoaster ride through fame, fortune, drugs and bankruptcy and his marriages to Debbie Reynolds, Elizabeth Taylor and Connie Stevens. (Book Ref #28375)  £6.00

FISHER, J. The Companion to Roses. Viking: 1986 1st ed 223 pp, 50 colour and 50 b/w photos, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. 'Covering the serious botanical point and the diverting legend, it is the ultimate reference book'. (Book Ref #2747)  £6.00

FISHER, J. The Companion to Roses. VIking: 1986 1st ed 223 pp, 50 colour and 50 b/w photos, bibliog. Small sticker on end paper o/w F/VG+. 'Covering the serious botanical point and the diverting legend, it is the ultimate reference book'. (Book Ref #9617)  £10.00

FISHER, S. The Hanging Garden. Creative displays for every garden. Headline: 1995 1st ed 160 pp, profuse colour photos, notes. F/VG+. How plants can be grown to fill the vertical dimension; including hanging baskets, window boxes, raised beds and arches. (Book Ref #20176)  £8.50

FISHER, J.(ed). & ROBERTS, J (ed). Mr. Marshals' Flower Album. from The Royal Library at Windsor Castle. Gollanncz: 1985 1st ed 128 pp, profuse colour illustrations, appendices, bibliog. VG+ in slightly nicked d/w. Alexander Marshal (died 1682) had 'an independent fortune' and was an avid collector of beautiful and rare species which he painted 'merely for his amusement'. (Book Ref #27302)  £18.00

FISHGALL, G. Against Type. The biography of Burt Lancaster. Scribner: 1995 1st ed 464 pp, b/w photos, filmog. Fine in a Fine d/w. 'A comprehensive and penetrating look at a fascinating man'. (Book Ref #19202)  £10.00

FISK, J. The Queen of Climbers. Fisk's Clematis Nursery: 1977 revised ed 88 pp, profuse colour photos, notes. Bookplate o/w VG+/VG+. Detailed information on how to grow clematis, with a fascinating chapter on how the Clematis Nursery was started with no capital in 1950. Includes two of Fisk's catalogues. (Book Ref #21084)  £12.00

FITZ-GERALD, D. (ed). Georgian Furniture. HMSO: 1969 third edition 30 pp, 144 b/w plates, list of plates. Owner's bookplate o/w VG+ in d/w torn without loss. A lavish survey of the Victoria and Albert Museum's collection of Georgian furniture, first published in 1947 and updated in 1969 with numerous new purchases. (Book Ref #24493)  £25.00

FITZGERALD, M. Universal Pictures. Studio history. Arlington House: 1980 rep 766 pp, profuse b/w photos throughout, filmog. Page edges lightly foxed o/w VG+ in lightly marked, edge-worn and torn d/w. Year by year filmography. (Book Ref #19363)  £20.00

FITZGERALD, M. Universal Pictures. Studio history. Arlington House: 1980 rep 766 pp, profuse b/w photos throughout, filmog. VG+ in worn d/w. Year by year filmography. (Book Ref #30977)  £16.50

FITZGERALD, M. Universal Pictures. Studio history. Arlington House: 1977 1st ed 766 pp, profuse b/w photos throughout, filmog. VG+ in nicked d/w. Year by year filmography. (Book Ref #33197)  £15.00

FITZSIMONS, R. Death and the Magician. The Mystery of Houdini. Hamish Hamilton: 1980 1st ed 194 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #25915)  £15.00

FLAGG, I. (ed). Ackermann und Partners. Buildings and Projects. Prestel: 1998 1st ed 320 pp, b/w and colour illustrations. F/F. Text in English and German. Projects from 1978 to 1998 by this Munich partnership. (Book Ref #24823)  £20.00

FLATTAU, J. Bridges. Lustrum: 1985 1st ed unpaginated, 80 b/w plates. VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #18113)  £15.00

FLATTAU, J. Bridges. Lustrum: 1985 1st ed unpaginated, 80 b/w plates. Board edges and f.eps lightly marked o/w VG+ in lightly marked d/w. (Book Ref #20637)  £12.00

FLEGG, J. Oakwatch. A seasonal guide to the natural history in and around the oak tree. Pelham: 1985 1st ed 159 pp, watercolours and drawings by Dianne Breeze. Fine in a Fine d/w. Follows a typical lowland oak through the year and investigates the animals, insects and plants associated with it. (Book Ref #13027)  £7.50

FLEISCHMANN, M. (text). & HALES, M. (photos). In The Neoclassic Style. Empire, Biedermeier and the Contemporary Home. Columbus: 1988 1st ed 158 pp, numerous colour illustrations. A Fine copy in a VG+ d/w. Part one reviews the legacies and themes of the Empire style. Part II identifies and illustrates the objects accompanying the furniture with a final chapter on the 'New Neo'. (Book Ref #29002)  £10.00

FLEMING, K. Celia Johnson. Weidenfeld: 1991 1st ed 244 pp, b/w photos, chronology of stage, TV and radio performances. VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #28911)  £10.00

FLEMING, T. The Illusion of Victory. America in World War I. Basic: 2003 1st US ed 543 pp, b/w photos, notes. VG+ in a VG+ d/w. A revisionist look at America's involvement in World War I, suggesting that the Allies duped Woodrow Wilson and the American people into taking part and then bullied them into accepting the Treaty of Versailles, which sowed the seeds for World War II. (Book Ref #30808)  £12.00

FLEMING, L. & GORE, A. The English Garden. Michael Joseph: 1979 1st ed 256 pp, over 300 illustrations in b/w & col, appendices. Fine in a Fine d/w. Well-illustrated book based on the T.V series of the same name. (Book Ref #11029)  £16.50

FLEMING, L. & GORE, A. The English Garden. Michael Joseph: 1979 1st ed 256 pp, over 300 illustrations in b/w and col, appendices. VG+ in price clipped d/w. Well-illustrated book based on the television series of the same name. (Book Ref #16529)  £8.00

FLEMING, L. & GORE, A. The English Garden. Spring: 1988 rep 256 pp, over 300 illustrations in b/w and colour, appendices. Small mark on front board o/w VG+/VG+. Well-illustrated book based on the T.V series of the same name. (Book Ref #25682)  £8.00

FLETCHER, A.J. Drama, Performance and Polity in Pre-Cromwellian Ireland. Cork University Press: 2000 1st ed 520 pp, b/w illustrations, notes, bibliog. Fine in a Fine dustwrapper. (Book Ref #33467)  £22.00

FLICK, P. The Doll's House Book. Collins: 1973 1st ed 126 pp, b/w photos, line drawings and diagrams. Small light mark on front board o/w VG+ in d/w with slightly chipped extremities. Combines the history of doll's houses with instructions on how to make a variety of them from a simple two room cottage to a Australian terraced house complete with decorative cast iron veranda. (Book Ref #17916)  £12.50

FLOWER, M. Victorian Jewellery. Cassell: 1951 1st ed 271 pp, over 200 b/w photographs and 10 colour plates, jewellers, glossary, bibliog. Bookplate o/w VG+ in worn d/w with some loss at top of back panel. A well illustrated guide to collecting Victorian jewellery with some social history and extracts from period fashion writing. (Book Ref #24960)  £15.00

FLOWERDEW, B. Bob Flowerdew's Organic Bible. Successful gardening the natural way. Kyle Cathie: 1998 1st ed 224 pp, profuse colour photos, yearly calendar. Fine in a Fine d/w. How to make a beautiful garden productive and a productive garden beautiful. (Book Ref #32431)  £10.00

FLUKINGER, R. et al. Paul Martin. Victorian photographer. Gordon Fraser: 1978 1st UK ed 217 pp, Over 100 b/w plates, bibliog. F/F. Martin's subjects during his amateur period were the working classes of London. This is a selection of his freshest work from the Gernsheim Collection. (Book Ref #23899)  £25.00

FOISTER, S et al. The National Portrait Gallery Collection. National Portrait Gallery: 1988 p/b 1st ed 248 pp, profuse colour illustrations and some b/w photos. VG+. (Book Ref #32734)  £15.00

FOLEY, W. A Child In The Forest. BBC: 1976 rep 254 pp. VG+/VG. An unselfconscious, affectionate and shrewdly observed remembrance of childhood during the Depression in a rural mining community. (Book Ref #5907)  £12.00

FOLEY, W. A Child In the Forest. BBC: 1974 1st ed 254 pp. VG+ in slightly edge-worn d/w. An unselfconscious, affectionate and shrewdly observed remembrance of childhood during the Depression in a rural mining community. (Book Ref #18948)  £15.00

FOLEY, W. A Child In the Forest. BBC: 1974 1st ed 254 pp. Bottom corners bumped o/w VG+/VG+. An unselfconscious, affectionate and shrewdly observed remembrance of childhood during the Depression in a rural mining community. (Book Ref #18949)  £12.00

FOLEY, W. A Child In the Forest. Century: 1985 1st thus 191 pp, colour borders and line drawings throughout by Tricia Newell. F in price clipped and slightly faded d/w. Signed by the author on the title page. An unselfconscious, affectionate and shrewdly observed remembrance of childhood during the Depression in a rural mining community. Illustrated edition. (Book Ref #26092)  £25.00

FOLEY, W. A Child in the Forest. BBC: 1976 rep 254 pp. VG+- in spine faded d/w. An unselfconscious, affectionate and shrewdly observed remembrance of childhood during the Depression in a rural mining community. (Book Ref #17092)  £8.00

FORBES, B. Ned's Girl. Dame Edith Evans. Little, Brown & Co: 1977 1st ed 297 pp, b/w photos, carrer details. VG+ in rubbed d/w. At last a memorable and intimate portrait' by the first man with unrestricted access to Evan's papers. (Book Ref #4379)  £5.00

FORD, D. The Unquiet Man. The life of John Ford. William Kimber: 1982 1st UK ed 324 pp, 32 pages b/w photos. VG+ in edgeworn and slightly chipped d/w. 'Probably the best biography of a Hollywood director ever written'. - Lindsay Anderson. (Book Ref #8856)  £9.50

FORD, D. The Unquiet Man. The Life of John Ford. William Kimber: 1982 1st UK ed 324 pp, 32 pages b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. 'Probably the best biography of a Hollywood director ever written'. - Lindsay Anderson. By the director's grandson. (Book Ref #22004)  £10.00

FORDER, J. & FORDER, E. Hill Shepherd. A Photographic Essay. Frank Peters: 1989 1st ed 157 pp, 140 colour photos, notes. Fine in a Near Fine d/w. Signed by John and Eliza Forder on the title page. A beautiful and empathetic collection studying in detail the hard and secluded lives of the hill shepherds of North West England. (Book Ref #33781)  £20.00

FORDHAM, J. Jazz. Dorling Kindersley: 1993 1st ed 216 pp, numerous colour and b/w photos and illustrations. Inscription o/w F/F. Comprehensive illustrated guide to this mercurial music, with a collector's 'must-have' of the top 250 classic recordings. (Book Ref #27677)  £12.00

FORESELL, M. The Berry Garden. Cultivation, decoration and recipes. Macdonald Orbis: 1989 1st ed 255 pp, profuse colour photos, bibliog. Lower edge lightly rubbed o/w VG+ in a sl. torn d/w. Relates the history, characteristics and practical uses of over 50 varieties together with all aspects of growing and protection. (Book Ref #30716)  £9.00

FORESTER, C.S. The Hornblower Companion. M. Joseph: 1964 1st ed 139 pp, b/w maps and drawings by Samuel H. Bryant. A Fine copy in a d/w with slight wear to head and tail of spine & two small marks on the back panel. (Book Ref #31044)  £50.00

FORMAN, M. & NOVAK, J. Turnaround. Faber: 1994 1st ed 295 pp, 52 b/w photos. Page edges lightly yellowed o/w F/VG+. A frank, vibrant, passionate memoir written with the novelist Jan Novak. (Book Ref #14978)  £10.00

FORMAN, M. & NOVAK, J. Turnaround. Faber: 1994 1st ed 295 pp, 52 b/w photos. VG+/VG+. A frank, vibrant, passionate memoir written with the novelist Jan Novak. (Book Ref #18652)  £10.00

FORTY, A. Objects of Desire. Design and society since 1750. Thames & Hudson: 1992 p/b 245 pp, numerous b/w illustrations, bibliog. Laminated boards slightly chipped o/w VG+. Examines the appearance of consumer goods in the 200 years since the introduction of mechanised production.. (Book Ref #29055)  £12.00

FORTY, J. Tanks in Detail. PzKpfw IV Ausf A to J Panzer IV. Ian Allan: 2002 p/b 1st ed 96 pp, b/w photos and line drawings throughout. Fine. 'The backbone of the Panzer divisions'. (Book Ref #28712)  £5.00

FOSBROOKE, REV. T.D. An Original History of The City of Gloucester. Almost wholly compiled from New Materials supplying the numerous deficiencies and correcting the errors of preceding accounts including also the original papers of the late Ralph Bigland Esq Garter Principal King at Arms. Alan Sutton: 1986 facsimile ed 236 pp, 37 b/w plates. VG. No dust wrapper. A facsimile reprint of the 1819 publication . With a 1976 introduction by Peter Ripley. (Book Ref #32159)  £15.00

FOSBROOKE, T.D. An Original History of The City of Gloucester. Alan Sutton: 1976 2nd facsimile rep 236 pp, frontis and 37 engraved plates. Front board slightly marked, page edges lightly browned o/w VG+ in lightly edge-worn and internally foxed d/w. Originally published in 1819 'almost wholly compiled from new materials; supplying the numerous deficiences, and correcting the errors of preceding accounts; including also the original papers of the Late Ralph Bigland Esq Garter Principal King at Arms. (Book Ref #20511)  £30.00

FOSKETT, D. British Portrait Minatures. A History. Spring Books: 1963 1st ed 199 pp, 200 minatures in b/w, 24 colour plates, bibliog. VG/VG. Comprehensive study from Henry VIII to modern day. (Book Ref #29879)  £15.00

FOSKETT, D. Samuel Cooper 1609-1672. Faber: 1974 1st ed 151 pp, appendices, bibliog. Small mark on front endpaper o/w F/F. With an appreciation by Roy Strong. (Book Ref #26225)  £15.00

FOSKETT, DAPHNE. A Dictionary of British Minature Painters. Vols 1 & 2. Faber: 1972 1st ed Vol 1 596 pp of text, Vol 2 108 pp of text, 31 colour plates in Vol 1, 400 b/w plates in Vol 2. Each plate contains several minatures. Boards slightly speckled and top edges lightly rubbed. Article on Foskett taped to a rear endpaper o/w VG+ in slightly edge-worn & price clipped d/ws. The combined weight of this set is 4850 grams. Please contact us before ordering on line. (Book Ref #33485)  £65.00

FOSTER, M. Hornby Dublo Trains 1938-1964. The story of the perfect table railway. New Cavendish: 2004 rep 432 pp, profuse b/w with some colour photos. Fine in a nicked d/w. Volume 3 of the Hornby Companion Series. The first complete history of the subject with a compendium by Alan F. Ellis. (Book Ref #33763)  £25.00

FOSTER, A. & FURST, S. Radio Comedy 1938-1968. A guide to 30 years of wonderful wireless. Virgin: 1999 p/b rep 270 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. Fine. Detailed and humorous guide to the golden age of laughter on the airwaves. (Book Ref #24967)  £25.00

FOSTER, C. (ed). & TITCHMARSH, A. (intro). Flower Of The Moment. A Month-By-Month Guide To the Best 100 Flowering Plants. BBC Gardener's World: 2001 1st ed 144 pp, colour photos throughout. Fine in a Fine d/w. Features 100 flowers with a calendar of 1000 flowering plants. A very useful guide for first-time garden planners with chronological colour charts. (Book Ref #31000)  £12.00

FOUNTAIN, R. & GATES, A. Stubbs' Dogs. Ackermann: 1984 1st ed 117 pp, 16 colour plates and 70 b/w illustrations, chronology. Fine in a Fine d/w. Records the paintings by Stubbs that portray dogs either as individuals or as a part of a larger composition, giving the history and development of the breeds depicted. (Book Ref #20644)  £40.00

FOWLER, R. Edward Lear. The Cretan Journals. Denise Harvey & Co: 1984 1st ed 117 pp, colour, including tipped-in plates, and b/w illustrations by Edward Lear throughout, double page b/w map of Crete, glossary, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #31777)  £35.00

FOWLER, R. (ed). Wulfstan's Canons of Edgar. OUP . Fine in a VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #30544) 12.00

FOWLER, R. (ed). Wulfstan's Canons of Edgar. OUP: 1972 1st ed 55 pp. Fine in a VG+ d/w. Printed by The Early English Text Society. The first critical edition of the set of regulations for the secular clergy from two manuscripts in Corpus Christi College and The Bodleian. (Book Ref #30654)  £12.00

FOX, D. Growing Lilies. Croom Helm: 1985 1st ed 264 pp, 18 colour plates and b/w illustrations throughout, appendices. F/VG+. A complete picture of these elegant flowers, with full coverage of botanical background and hybrid species. (Book Ref #19427)  £12.00

FOX, R. L. Variations on a Garden. R & L: 1986 revised ed 182 pp, b/w and colour photos. Bookplate o/w F/VG+. Revised enlarged and newly illustrated edition. Explores scent, fine leaves, architectural planting and wild gardening on a seasonal basis. (Book Ref #9196)  £10.00

FOX, R. L. Variations on a Garden. Macmillan: 1974 1st ed 182 pp, colour photos throughout. VG+ in edge-worn and torn d/w internally and externally sellotaped. Explores scent, fine leaves, architectural planting and wild gardening on a seasonal basis. (Book Ref #23913)  £8.00

FOX, R.L. Better Gardening. R & L: 1982 1st ed 184 pp, colour photos. Inscription o/w VG+ in slightly creased d/w. Helps you build a garden, from the trees right down to the smallest plants, selecting those which the author values most. (Book Ref #24679)  £5.50

FRAISER, J. The French Quarter. New Orleans. Uni. of Mississippi: 2003 1st ed 231 pp, numerous colour photos by West Freeman, bibliog. F/F. Gives the history of The Quarter together with the past of over a hundred individual sites there matched with evocative pictures. (Book Ref #29059)  £20.00

FRANCIS, R. Johns. Abbeville: 1984 1st ed 128 pp, profuse colour and b/w illustrations, Chronology, bibliog. F in d/w with several closed tears and small loss from head of spine. Illustrates Jasper Johns' innovative use of diverse techniques to create paintings, sculptures and prints. (Book Ref #21834)  £10.00

FRANCIS, P. & JONES, P. Images of Earth. George Phillip: 1984 1st ed 159 pp, profuse colour photos and satellite images. F/F. With photographs from the Shuttle and Skylab programmes and some outstanding false-colour satellite images, this is the Earth as the astronauts saw it. (Book Ref #28446)  £15.00

FRANK, G. Judy. Harper & Row: 1975 1st ed 654 pp, b/w photos. Long inscription on front end paper o/w VG+/VG. (Book Ref #633)  £6.00

FRANKL, P. & O'GORMAN, J.F. (ed). Principles of Architectural History. The Four Phases of Architectural Style, 1400-1900. MIT: 1968 p/b new ed 213 pp, b/w photos and architect's drawings. Card covers unevenly faded o/w slightly bumped, internally VG+. The categories are spatial composition, treatment of mass and surface, light, colour and other optical effects and relation of design to social functions. (Book Ref #30377)  £12.00

FRANKS, A.H. Social Dance. A short history. Routledge: 1963 1st ed 233 pp, b/w illustrations, appendices. Inscription o/w VG+ in edge-rubbed d/w. Pioneer work, discussing the origins and development of social dance forms from early times. (Book Ref #26340)  £15.00

FRANKS, L. The Undercliff. A Sketchbook of the Axemouth - Lyme Regis Nature Reserve. Dent: 1989 1st ed 160 pp, numerous colour illustrations by Elaine Franks, bibliog. Fine in d/w with slightly sun-faded spine. Frank's valuable and attractive work on a hidden section of coast. (Book Ref #30700)  £10.00

FRASCINA, F. et al. Modernity and Modernism. From The Open University Course 'Modern Art, Practice and Debate. Yale: 1994 p/b rep 297 pp, 297plates, mainly b/w. VG+. Reprinted with corrections. (Book Ref #33617)  £10.00

FRAYLING, C. Sergio Leone. Once Upon A Time in Italy. Thames & Hudson: 2005 1st ed 240 pp, over 200 colour and b/w photos throughout. Fine in Fine d/w. An in-depth study with plentiful interviews about Leone and the Italian western including an essay on Leone by John Ford. (Book Ref #33776)  £18.00

FREED, L. Photographs 1954-1990. Introduction by Stephanie Rosenkranz. Cornerhouse: 1991 1st ed unpaginated, 170 duotone photos, captions, exhibitions, books. Fine in a Fine d/w. 'Life and all its emotions' is the theme for this collection of photographs balancing commissioned work with images reflecting a more personal search. (Book Ref #33798)  £40.00

FREEDLAND, M. Michael Caine. Orion: 1999 1st ed 246 pp, b/w photos, filmog. Fine in a Fine d/w. New in-depth biography. (Book Ref #16589)  £6.99

FREEDLAND, M. The Warner Brothers. Harrap: 1983 1st ed 240 pp, b/w photos. Fine in slightly chipped d/w. (Book Ref #1026)  £5.00

FREEMAN, M. Close-up Photography. The Definitive Guide for Serious Digital Photographers. Ilex: 2004 p/b 1st ed 160 pp, profuse colour photos, glossary. Fine. Master the secrets and technology of digital photography through hundreds of colour photographs, technical tips and personal insights. (Book Ref #26964)  £12.00

FRENCH, J S. The California Garden. L.A.F /Landscape Architecture Foundation: 1993 1st ed 256 pp, numerous colour and some b/w photos, notes, bibliog. VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #24553)  £25.00

FRENCH, T. & O'CONNOR, D. York Minster: A Catalogue of Medieval Stained Glass. Fascicule 1 The West Windows of The Nave. British Academy/OUP: 1983 1st ed 96 pp of text, 16 colour plates, 14 multiple b/w plates, 72 b/w line drawings. Bottom corners lightly bumped o/w VG+ in a slightly torn and scuffed d/w. Part 1 of a series on the cathedrals windows in the Corpus Vitrearum Mediiaevi Great Britain Volume III. (Book Ref #32949)  £30.00

FRESON, ROBERT. & ARROWSMITH, A. (ed). Savouring Italy. A celebration of the food, landscape and people of Italy. Pavilion: 1992 1st UK ed 254 pp, 300 colour photos by the author, appendix. Top of front board lightly bumped o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. Ninety five recipes divided into nine chapters with essays which cover each region of Italy. (Book Ref #33766)  £25.00

FREUD, L. & with SMEE, S. Freud at Work. Jonathan Cape: 2005 1st ed 253 pp, colour photographs throughout by Bruce Bernard and David Dawson. Fine in a Fine d/w. Bernard, picture editor, and long-standing friend of Freud, was permitted to photograph the artist at work over many years. He died with the book uncompleted. However Freud's assistant, David Dawson, was able to finish the project, recording the daily life of the studio. Freud's recorded conversations with Sebastian Smee are published in conjunction with the photographs, allowing a glimpse of this powerful figurative artist's private world. (Book Ref #32628)  £24.00

FRICKE, J. Judy Garland. World's Greatest Entertainer. Little, Brown & Co: 1992 1st ed 255 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Contains many previously unpublished photos. (Book Ref #6091)  £8.50

FRIEDE, G. et al. The Beatles A-Z. Methven: 1980 p/b 1st ed 248 pp, 100 b/w photos, notes. Difficult to find. VG+. An exhaustive compilation of Beatlelore. (Book Ref #7537)  £12.00

FRISCHAUER, W. Bardot; An Intimate Biography. Michael Joseph: 1978 1st ed 222 pp, b/w photos. VG+ in bumped d/w. Rare and stimulating insight into the life of Bardot. (Book Ref #9217)  £8.50

FRISCHAUR, W. Behind the Scenes of Otto Preminger. Michael Joseph: 1973 1st ed 279 pp, b/w photos, filmog. Front endpaper clipped o/w VG+/VG. [after 40 years]...'Frischaeur has painted a fascinating picture of his old - if not always warmest - friend'. (Book Ref #1990)  £12.00

FROMMEL, C.L. The Architecture of The Italian Renaissance. Thames & Hudson: 2007 1st ed 224 pp, 309 b/w photos, glossary. Fine in a Fine d/w. Translated from the German by Peter Spring. Deals with the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries organized by period and architect. 'Social context, technical innovation and aesthetic judgement are given equal weight'. Please note this book weighs 1650 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #32928)  £30.00

FROUD, B. & JONES, T. Goblins of the Labyrinth. BCA: 1987 rep 137 pp, 62 colour plates. VG+ in chipped d/w. Companion to the film 'Labyrinth', a gallery of slimy portraits and a major contribution to goblinological research. (Book Ref #26841)  £30.00

FROUD, B. & THEROUX, A. Master Snickup's Cloak. Paper Tiger: 1979 1st ed 30 pp, colour illustrations throughout by Brian Froud. Gift inscription o/w Fine in slightly creased and chipped d/w. 'A medieval moral tale animated by the spirit of Poe and Burroughs.' '. (Book Ref #33369)  £20.00

FUSSELL, G.E. The Classical Tradition in West European Farming. David & Charles: 1972 1st ed 237 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Traces the development of farming through literature. (Book Ref #21198)  £7.00

GALBRAITH, J. Garden in a Valley. Five Mile Press: 1985 rep 144 pp, colour plates and b/w photos, plans on end papers. F/VG+. The story of a naturalist's upbringing in the Latrobe valley of Victoria, Australia; imbued with her love of gardening and nature. (Book Ref #13918)  £7.00

GALINOU, M. The Glorious History of London's Parks and Gardens. Anaya: 1990 1st ed 224 pp, over 200 illustrations, 120 in full col, bibliog. VG+ in slightly creased d/w. This elegant book, a visual feast, traces chronologically with a series of essays the evolution of London's green spaces. (Book Ref #21076)  £10.00

GALLAGHER, F. (ed). Christie's Art Deco. Pavilion: 2000 1st ed 192 pp, profuse colour photos, list of museums, glossary, collector's tips, bibliog. Fine in a slightly nicked d/w. Essays from various experts, potted biographies of the biggest names in the movement, and illustrated with images from the Christie's archive. (Book Ref #28386)  £20.00

GALLICO, P. The Snow Goose. Michael Joseph: n.d (1946) 1st ed 63 pp, 4 tipped in colour plates, b/w illustrations and decorations by Peter Scott. Small amount of (glue?) discolouration to inner margin of front endpaper. A couple of pin head sized marks on the cream boards o/w a Fine copy. No 453 of a limited edition of 750 copies, signed by Gallico and Scott on the limitation page. (Book Ref #31824)  £245.00

GALLINOU, M. London's Pride. The Glorious History of the Capital's Gardens. Anaya: 1990 1st ed 224 pp, 120 colour and numerous b/w photos, bibliog. Top corner of boards bumped o/w VG+/VG+. A 'visual feast' organized chronologically with an authoritative text by experts on historic London. (Book Ref #12650)  £15.00

GALLO, M. The Poster in History. Hamlyn: 1974 1st UK ed 315 pp, 450 colour illustrations, bibliog. VG+/VG. Superb illustrations show how the poster has affected social change, customs and ideas in the modern world. (Book Ref #8241)  £20.00

GALTON, F. The Art of Travel 1872. (Or shifts and contrivances available in wild countries). John Murray: 1979 rep 366 pp, frontis and b/w line drawings throughout. VG+ in spine faded d/w. "Everything for the organisation of the expedition, such as the management of savages and such information as is not generally known by travellers". (Book Ref #24254)  £12.00

GAMBLE, P. Focus On Jazz. Photography by Peter Symes. Hale: 1988 1st ed 160 pp, colour photos. VG+/VG+. 'This volume will please the many friends of jazz who find pleasure in the portraiture of great jazz artists.' - Stan Tracy. (Book Ref #10571)  £10.00

GAMMOND, P. Scott Joplin and the Ragtime Era. Abacus: 1975 p/b 1st ed 223 pp, well-illustrated with early photos and song sheets, appendix, discog. Top corner cut from front endpapers o/w VG+. 'None of them sounded like Joplin.' - Eubie Blake. (Book Ref #11581)  £6.00

GAMMOND, P. (ed). & HORRICKS, R. (ed). Big Bands. Music on Record 2. PSL: 1981 1st ed 183 pp, b/w plates throughout, bibliog. Inscription o/w VG+/VG+. Concentrates on albums from 1950 onwards from the swing and dance eras. (Book Ref #20823)  £8.50

GANCE, A. Napoleon. Faber: 1990 p/b rep 220 pp, b/w photos. F. Gance's original text for 'Napoleon', with an introduction by Kevin Brownlow. (Book Ref #9115)  £3.99

GANDY, C.D. & ZIMMERMANN-STIDHAM, S. Contemporary Classics. Whitney: 1990 p/b rep 177 pp, numerous b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+. An introduction to the best in contemporary design, profiling each designer and detailing fifty of their most important pieces. (Book Ref #22100)  £9.00

GANNET, W.C. & LLOYD WRIGHT, F. The House Beautiful. Pomegranite: 1996 1st thus unpaginated, black and red illustrations and 12 gravure photos. Fine in a d/w with a slightly sun-faded spine. Centennial edition of this famous work, the first to reproduce the full text, gravure photographs, and Wright's design of the original. (Book Ref #32451)  £12.00

GARDAM, JANE. The People on Privilege Hill. Chatto & Windus: 2007 rep 213 pp. VG+ in price-clipped d/w. (Book Ref #33499)  £5.00

GARDINER, S.J. & PADIN, L.C. Stroud Road and Rail. In Old Photographs. Alan Sutton: 1987 p/b 1st ed 160 pp, profuse b/w photos. Covers lightly edge worn o/w VG+. (Book Ref #19051)  £8.50

GARDINER, S.J. & PADIN, L.C. Stroud and the Five Valleys. In old photographs. Alan Sutton: 1984 p/b 1st ed 160 pp, profuse b/w photos. Inscribed on the front endpaper. VG. (Book Ref #26565)  £10.00

GARDINER, S.J. & PADIN, L.C. Stroud and the Five Valleys. In old photographs. Alan Sutton: 1986 p/b rep 160 pp, profuse b/w photos. Slightly edge-worn o/w VG+. Signed by the authors on the title page. (Book Ref #27907)  £12.00

GARDNER, A. Alexandra Gardner. Portland Gallery: 2001 p/b 1st ed unpaginated, 22 colour illustrations. VG+. The catalogue for Gardner's 2001 Portand Gallery Exhibition. (Book Ref #32514)  £10.00

GARDNER, G. and H. The Tara Treasury. A pictorial history of Gone With The Wind. Arlington House: 1980 1st ed 192 pp, numerous b/w photos, bibliog. F in torn and repaired d/w. Attractive presentation of the facts surrounding the casting and production of the film. (Book Ref #6827)  £20.00

GARFIELD, B. Western Films. A Complete Guide. Rawson: 1982 1st ed 396 pp, over 100 b/w stills. VG+ in VG+ d/w. A comprehensive study of the genre and its off-shoots, thoroughly researched.. (Book Ref #32328)  £20.00

GARFIELD, P. Pathway to Ecstasy. The Way of The Dream Mandala. Prentice Hall: 1979 p/b 1st ed 253 pp, b/w line drawings, bibliog. VG+. (Book Ref #31657)  £8.00

GARLAND, M. The Changing Form of Fashion. Dent: 1970 1st ed 130 pp, 93 half-tone plates. Free end paper neatly removed o/w VG+ in spine faded d/w. Shows how dress not only attempted to decorate the human body but also altered its very contours. (Book Ref #14855)  £10.00

GARLAND, M. The Small Garden in the City. Architectural Press: 1973 1st ed 135 pp. VG+/VG. 'Gracefully written and discerningly illustrated.' The author became the first professor of fashion at the Royal College of Art. (Book Ref #2585)  £5.00

GARNE, RICHARD O. Cotswold Yeoman and Sheep. The Garnes of Gloucestershire. Regency Press: 1984 1st ed 158 pp, b/w photos, genealogical tables. Fine in a VG+ d/w. A scarce little book detailing the lives a of Gloucestershire family of yeoman farmers, and prolific sheep breeders, over the past 300 years. The book has significant interest for those interested in the traditional Cotswold Sheep, as Will Garne preserved the breed by maintaining a flock for thirty years after other flocks had ceased to exist. (Book Ref #32424)  £30.00

GARNER, P. Phaidon Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts 1890 - 1948. Phaidon: 1978 1st ed 320 pp, 150 colour and 350 b/w photos throughout, notes, bibliog. VG+/VG+. Provides a comprehensive and authoritative account of the movements in design in the first half of the century. (Book Ref #28910)  £20.00

GARRETT, G. The Films of David Niven. LSP: 1976 1st US ed 256 pp, profuse b/w photos. VG+ in slightly chipped d/w. (Book Ref #1557)  £12.00

GARRETT, G. The Films of David Niven. A life in films. Muller: 1976 1st US ed 256 pp, profuse b/w photos. VG+ in slightly chipped d/w. 'I don't think anyone realises how good an actor Michael is'. - Glenda Jackson. (Book Ref #1598)  £16.00

GARRETT, J. The Art of Black and White Photgraphy. Mitchell Beazley: 1990 1st ed 160 pp, profuse b/w photos, glossary. VG+/VG+. A well illustrated manual extolling the virtues of black and white photography with excellent hints and tips accompanying the photographs. (Book Ref #29195)  £8.00

GARRETT, J.G. Model Soldiers. A Collector's Guide. Seeley, Service: n.d 1st thus 240 pp, colour frontis, 92 b/w plates, b/w line drawings, bibliog. Tape marks on endpapers o/w VG+/VG+. Gives a history of the collection of military models, classifying makers and their methods. There is also detail on modifying and adapting existing models for specific purposes or uniforms or actions.. Garrett also features casting and modelling for oneself. (Book Ref #27721)  £10.00

GARTON, R. The Wind in the Oak. A biography of Claude Mulcaster. Robin Garton: 1978 1st ed 120 pp, b/w and colour plates throughout. Fine in a VG+ d/w. 'An affectionate and vivid biography of the greatly respected painter'. (Book Ref #32367)  £10.00

GATOR, S. & VINCENT, D. The Factory in a Garden. Wedgewood from Etruria to Barlaston - the Transitional Years. Keele Life Histories Centre: 1988 p/b 1st ed 80 pp, b/w photos. VG. (Book Ref #26960)  £6.00

GAUNT, W. & GORDON ROE, F. Etty and The Nude. The Art and Life of William Etty 1787-1849. F. Lewis: 1943 1st ed 123 pp of text, 61 full page b/w plates. Corners slightly bumped and extremities lightly rubbed, spine darkened o/w VG+. Limited to 500 copies. (Book Ref #33560)  £45.00

GAVIN, D. Outer Spaces. Planning. Planting. Inspiring. Dorling Kindersley: 2003 1st ed 256 pp, profuse coloured photos and drawings. Fine in a Fine d/w. Twenty-five spaces are transformed by the Diarmuid Gavin design process. (Book Ref #32917)  £10.00

GAVIN, J. The Orange Tree. and other stories. Methuen: 1979 1st ed 94 pp, 10 b/w illustrations by Ossie Murray. Boards lightly faded o/w VG/VG. Dedicated by the author.. (Book Ref #22940)  £10.00

GAVIN, D. & CONRAN, T. Outdoors. The Garden Design Book For the Twentieth Century. Conran Octopus: 2007 1st ed 272 pp, numerous colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. Please note this book weighs 2600 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33228)  £28.00

GEEN, PHILIP. What Have I Seen While Fishing and How I have Caught My Fish. Privately published: 1905 1st ed 348 pp, 73 b/w illustrations. Green boards with gilt lettering. Extremities slightly rubbed, boards lightly marked, prelims slightly browned, occasional fox spots o/w a tight, clean copy. (Book Ref #33051)  £30.00

GELLING, M. The Place-Names of Berkshire. Parts I II & III. Vol XLIX, LI & L. CUP: 1973 1st ed 955 pp, b/w maps. Missing maps from Group A II, IV & VI. Ex-Library with withdrawn stamp on verso of title page and free front endpapers carelessly removed o/w VG+ in slightly edge-worn d/ws with lightly tanned spines. (Book Ref #29984)  £25.00

GELMAN, H. & POLONSKY, A. The Films of John Garfield. Citadel: 1975 1st ed 222 pp, profuse b/w photos. Light stain along bottom edge of front endpaper o/w VG+ in a spine -faded d/w with a 1" chip in bottom front edge. (Book Ref #24567)  £20.00

GENDERS, R. The Scented Wild Flowers of Britain. Collins: 1971 1st ed 256 pp, 32 colour plates and 42 pen and ink drawings by Marjorie Blamey, Glossary. VG+ in slightly torn d/w. A guide to all British plants with scented flowers, leaves, stems or roots, and their history and uses. (Book Ref #22163)  £8.50

GENT, J.W. The Gardeners Monthly Directions. Clark Constable: 1980 p/b facsimile ed 21 pp, b/w facsimile title page swagged and garlanded, b/w Traquair Arms frontis. Covers lightly marked o/w VG+. (Book Ref #31161)  £7.50

GENT, L. Great Planting. Ward Lock: 1995 p/b 1st ed 160 pp, colour photos, paintings and sketches, bibliog. F. Examines the work of those gardeners who have raised planting design to an art form, and reveals how their greatest effects were created. (Book Ref #13266)  £7.50

GENTLEMAN, D. David Gentleman's London. Weidenfeld: 1985 1st ed 192 pp, 280 colour and 40 b/w illustrations by David Gentleman. Fine in slightly spine-faded d/w. David Gentleman's expressive pen and watercolour illustrations brilliantly evoke the contrasting aspects of London. (Book Ref #29160)  £20.00

GENTLEMAN, D. David Gentleman's London. Weidenfeld: 1985 1st ed 192 pp, 280 colour and 40 b/w illustrations by David Gentleman. Fine in a Fine d/w. David Gentleman's expressive pen and watercolour illustrations brilliantly evoke the contrasting aspects of London. (Book Ref #32345)  £20.00

GERBER, G. Anatole Dauman Pictures of a Producer. BFI: 1992 1st UK ed 203 pp, b/w photos throughout text, filmog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Intimate account of how cinematic masterpieces are made. (Book Ref #398)  £6.00

GERNSHEIM, H & A. The History of Photography. Thames & Hudson: 1969 revised ed 599 pp, 390 b/w photos and engravings, notes, bibliog. Readers Union label pasted to title page o/w F/VG+. The Gernsheims are internationally famous for their joint work on the history of photography and as creators of the Photo-Historical collection at the University of Texas. This is the revised edition, with ten new chapters and many new illustrations. (Book Ref #5226)  £220.00

GERNSHEIM, H. and A. The History of Photography. Thames & Hudson: 1969 revised ed 599 pp, 390 b/w photos and engravings, notes, bibliog. Ex Library copy, new e.ps. remains of stamp on title page o/w VG/VG. The Gernsheims are internationally famous for their joint work on the history of photography and as creators of the Photo-Historical collection at the University of Texas. This is the revised edition, with ten new chapters and many new illustrations. (Book Ref #5225)  £145.00

GEROLD, F. Zsa Zsa Gabor. My story. Arthur Barker: 1961 1st UK ed 244 pp, b/w photos. VG. (Book Ref #12570)  £5.00

GERSHON, R. The Programmer's RPG. A Complete Reference. Inter-ACT /McGraw Hill: 1970 1st ed 443 pp, b/w diagrams. VG+ in slightly torn d/w. (Book Ref #27999)  £20.00

GERSON, H. Rembrandt Paintings. Weidenfeld: 1968 1st ed 526 pp, 80 colour photos and 80 b/w line drawings, bibliog. Rear board lightly damp marked, half title slightly foxed o/w VG+ in d/w which is chipped at the base of the spine. Gerson's 1968 reassessment of the artist, sumptuously illustrated. (Book Ref #17280)  £50.00

GETHYN-JONES, E. George Thorpe and The Berkeley Company. Alan Sutton: 1982 1st ed 296 pp, a few b/w photos, b/w maps, chapter notes, appendices. VG+ in VG+ d/w. A detailed study of the involvement of the Berkeley family in a venture in the town and hundred of Berkeley, one of the first private plantations in the new colony of Virginia. (Book Ref #32753)  £25.00

GETMAPPING. London. The Photographic Atlas. Harper-Collins: 2000 1st ed 335 pp, profuse aerial photographs and maps. Back panel of d/w lightly scratched o/w VG+/VG+. Divided into Central, Inner, Outer and Greater London. (Book Ref #30056)  £25.00

GETTINGS, F. The Hidden Art in Medieval Astrology. RKP: 1987 1st ed 194 pp, 36 b/w figures in text, glossary, notes, zodiacal material related to zodiacs mentioned in text. Small owner's label o/w on front endpaper o/w Fine in a VG+ d/w. Written for laymen yet of interest to scholars. (Book Ref #32243)  £20.00

GIANNETTI, L. Understanding Movies. Prentice Hall: 1999 p/b 8th ed 529 pp, 14 colour plates, numerous b/w photos, glossary. VG. Organised into photography, mise en scene, movement, editing, sound, acting, drama, story, writing, ideology, theory and synthesis. (Book Ref #33726)  £10.00

GIBBINGS, R. Lovely Is The Lee. Dent: 1945 1st ed 199 pp, Engravings and decorations throughout by Robert Gibbings. A fine, attractive copy in a slightly spine-darkened dustwrapper.. (Book Ref #31045)  £25.00

GIBBS, MAY. Snugglepot and Cuddlepie. Angus & Robertson: 1992 p/b rep 224 pp, cover and b/w illustrations throughout by May Gibbs. VG+. Contains Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, Little Ragged Blossom, Little Obelia. (Book Ref #25341)  £5.00

GIBSON, M. 19th Century Lustreware. Antique Collectors Club: 2000 rep 191 pp, 164 colour and 144 b/w plates, appendix, bibliog. F/F. One of the first books on the subject to feature a large selection of colour pictures. (Book Ref #26396)  £30.00

GIBSON, M. The Rose Gardens of England. Globe Pequot Press: 1988 1st ed 160 pp, colour photos throughout, bibliog. M/M. Arranged by county with historical information. (Book Ref #7552)  £7.99

GIBSON, M. The Rose Gardens of England. Collins: 1988 1st ed 160 pp, colour photos throughout, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Arranged by county with historical information. (Book Ref #31171)  £8.00

GIEDION, S. A Decade of Contemporary Architecture. Wittenborn: n.d c.1964 2nd ed 265 pp, b/w photos and line drawings. Boards very slighly marked, owner's name o/w VG+. Text in German, English and French. With a supplement on the years between 1937-47. (Book Ref #27204)  £30.00

GIEDION, S. Space, Time and Architecture. Harvard University Press: 1954 3rd ed 881 pp, 531 b/w plates. Inscription o/w VG. No d/w. (Book Ref #33478)  £12.00

GIEDION, S. Walter Gropius, Work and Teamwork. Architectural Press: 1954 1st ed 249 pp, 140 pages of b/w illustrations and architect's drawings, bibliog. Prelims and d/w flaps foxed o/w VG+ in a chipped d/w by Herbert Bayer. Acclaimed on its publication as the most important work then produced on Gropius. (Book Ref #25440)  £40.00

GIFFORD, D. American Animated Films. The Silent Era, 1897-1929. McFarland: 1990 1st US ed 208 pp. VG+ issued without d/w. A complete list. (Book Ref #28969)  £15.00

GIFFORD, D. Chaplin. Macmillan: 1974 1st ed 128 pp, colour, two tone and b/w photos, filmog. VG+ in repaired d/w. (Book Ref #3720)  £6.00

GIFFORD, D. The Golden Age of Radio. An Illustrated Companion. Batsford: 1985 1st ed 319 pp, nearly 200 b/w illustrations. VG+ in a very lightly edge-worn d/w. Gifford's 1000 entry nostalgic and hugely informative reference work. (Book Ref #30327)  £50.00

GIFFORD, D. The History of the British Newspaper Comic Strip. Shire: 1971 p/b 1st ed 96 pp, profuse b/w illustrations. Covers very lightly creased o/w VG+. (Book Ref #24422)  £25.00

GILBEY, SIR G. & CUMING, E.D. George Morland. His Life and Works. A & C Black: 1907 1st ed 290 pp, 50 colour plates with tissue guards. Pictorial cloth a little worn at head and tail of the spine, occasional foxing and a few finger marks o/w VG. Morland commenced work as the fashion for animals began to pass but he combined his talents for portrait painting, animals and landscape art to produce 'the charm of rusticity' and an unmistakable 'Englishness'. (Book Ref #14865)  £25.00

GILES. Giles Sunday Express and Daily Express Cartoons. Fourteenth Series. Beaverbrook Newspapers: 1961 p/b 1st ed unpaginated, b/w cartoons. Spine ends slightly nicked, inscription o/w VG+. (Book Ref #17200)  £12.00

GILES. Giles Sunday Express and Daily Express Cartoons. Fourteenth Series. Daily Express Publications: 1960 p/b 1st ed unpaginated, b/w cartoons. Cover corners lightly creased, not price clipped or inscribed, VG+. (Book Ref #17502)  £10.00

GILES. Giles Sunday Express and Daily Express Cartoons. Twenty-fifth Series. Daily Express Publications: 1971 p/b 1st ed unpaginated, b/w cartoons. VG+. Not price clipped or inscribed. (Book Ref #24951)  £5.00

GILL, ERIC. Bibliography of Eric Gill. Dawson's of Pall Mall: 1973 1st ed 223 pp, b/w frontis photo, b/w line drawings by the author. Corners lightly rubbed, very small brown adhesion at top of contents page o/w VG+. Published without d/w. Lists books, pamphlets, periodicals, wood engravings, books journals and miscellanea written and illustrated by Gill or illustrated by Gill with titles and authors. (Book Ref #33530)  £35.00

GILL, M. Image of the Body. Doubleday: 1989 p/b 1st ed 476 pp, b/w illustrations and photos throughout. VG+. 'By far the most stimulating and thought-provoking book on the subject since Sir Kenneth Clark's 'The Nude' - John Julius Norwich. (Book Ref #16736)  £10.00

GILL, M. Image of the Body. Aspects of the nude. Doubleday: 1989 p/b 1st ed 476 pp, b/w illustrations and photos throughout, bibliog. VG+. 'By far the most stimulating and thought-provoking book on the subject since Sir Kenneth Clark's 'The Nude' - John Julius Norwich. (Book Ref #21395)  £10.00

GILL, M. Image of the Body. Aspects of the nude. Doubleday: 1989 p/b 1st ed 476 pp, b/w illustrations and photos throughout, bibliog. VG+. 'By far the most stimulating and thought-provoking book on the subject since Sir Kenneth Clark's 'The Nude' - John Julius Norwich. (Book Ref #28517)  £9.00

GILL, M. Image of the Body. Doubleday: 1989 1st ed 476 pp, b/w illustrations and photos throughout. Front corner lightly creased o/s VG+. 'By far the most stimulating and thought-provoking book on the subject since Sir Kenneth Clark's 'The Nude'.' - John Julius Norwich. (Book Ref #29019)  £8.00

GILL, P. Cheltenham's Racing Heroes. Sutton Publishing: 1988 1st ed 118 pp, b/w photos, further reading. VG+. (Book Ref #20037)  £7.50

GILL, P. South Gloucestershire at War. Alan Sutton: 1995 p/b 1st ed 126 pp, b/w photos. VG+. (Book Ref #21585)  £7.99

GILLIAM, T. Animations of Mortality. Eyre Methuen: 1978 1st ed unpaginated, illustrated in colour and b/w throughout. VG+ in slightly edge-worn d/w. Vivid and hilarious 'guide' to the aspiring animator. (Book Ref #31607)  £15.00

GIMFERRER, P. De Chirico. Academy: 1989 1st UK ed 128 pp, 135 colour, 21 b/w illustrations, notes, bibliog. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Ranges from the important first metaphysical paintings to the late neoclassical work. (Book Ref #33543)  £20.00

GINSBERG, A. Mind Breaths. Poems 1972-1977. City Lights: 1977 p/b 1st ed 123 pp, bibliog. Light foxing to top page edges o/w VG+. Number 35 of the Pocket Poets Series. (Book Ref #13497)  £18.00

GINSBURG, M. An Introduction to Fashion Illustration. HMSO: 1980 1st ed 48 pp, 60 colour and b/w plates, bibliog. VG. A brief visual history of Western European fashion between 1560 and 1939. (Book Ref #22536)  £6.50

GIORDANO, S. The Splendour of Monreal. edizioni Poligraf: 1986 p/b 1st ed 110 pp, profuse colour photos. VG. A lavishly illustrated study of the cathedral, with details of mosaics. (Book Ref #24852)  £7.50

GIRLING, R (ed). The Making of the English Garden. Macmillan: 1988 1st ed 224 pp, profuse colour photos. Inscription on f.ep o/w F in slightly chipped d/w. Includes a supplement describing 100 historic gardens open to the public. (Book Ref #17929)  £12.50

GIROUARD, M. Life in the English Country House. A social and architectural history. BCA: 1979 rep 344 pp, b/w illustrations throughout, notes. VG+/VG+. The evolution of the country house from the middle ages to the world of Evelyn Waugh and P.G. Wodehouse drawing widely from familiar novels and plays. (Book Ref #14085)  £12.00

GIROUARD, M. Life in the English Country House. A social and architectural history. BCA: 1978 rep 344 pp, 250 plates, including 33 in col, notes, list of illustrations. Bookplate o/w VG+ in slightly torn d/w. The evolution of the country house from the middle ages to the world of Evelyn Waugh and P.G Wodehouse, drawing widely from familiar novels and plays. (Book Ref #19418)  £12.00

GIROUARD, M. Sweetness and Light. The 'Queen Anne' Movement 1860-1900. Clarendon Press: 1977 1st UK ed 250 pp, 8 colour plates, 215 b/w illustrations. Page edges slightly browned o/w VG+ in d/w with lightly faded spine. Girouard's authoritative study of the stylistic revolt of the Victorian progressive middle classes through architecture, design, furnishings and objects for 'The House Beautiful'. Includes the export of the fashion to America and its distillation into popular architecture. Principal architects include Norman Shaw, J.J Stevenson, G.E Scott, J.R. and E.W Godwin. (Book Ref #33471)  £40.00

GIROUARD, M. The English Town. Yale University Press: 1990 1st ed 330 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos and illustrations, notes. Bookplate o/w fine in a VG+ d/w. 'Girouard's witty, learned, and original text provides an unparalleled celebration of the architectural and social phenomenon of the town'. (Book Ref #30074)  £13.50

GIROUARD, M. The Victorian Country House. Yale: 1979 rep 467 pp, b/w and colour photos, notes. VG+ in price-clipped d/w. Written with his distinctive blend of scholarship, fluency and wit. (Book Ref #21851)  £25.00

GIULIANO, G. Lennon in America. 1971-1980, based in part on the lost Lennon diaries. Robson: 2000 1st ed 306 pp, b/w photos. VG+ in VG+ d/w. The first ever examination of the American years published after sixteen years of research into the most contradictory and tragic of musicians. (Book Ref #33214)  £8.00

GLANCEY, J. Twentieth Century Architecture. The Structures That Shaped the Century. Carlton: 1998 1st ed 400 pp. Fine in a Fine d/w. A jargon-free and robust examination of the influence of social and political history on innovation, modernity and conservatism by The Guardian's architecture and design editor. (Book Ref #17026)  £20.00

GLASSTONE, V. Victorian and Edwardian Theatres. Thames & Hudson: 1975 p/b 1st ed 136 pp, 208 b/w, 8 colour illustrations, bibliog. Head of spine slightly chipped, inscription, o/w VG+. A wealth of illustrations includes contemporary engravings and photographs, very few of which have previously been reproduced. (Book Ref #20768)  £15.00

GLAZEBROK, M. (foreword). Modern Chairs. 1918-1970. Lund Humphries: 1970 p/b 1st ed 32 pp, b/w photos throughout. Cover edges rubbed and spine creased o/w VG. The catalogue for the Whitechapel Gallery Exhibition arranged by the V&A Museum. (Book Ref #32891)  £30.00

GLEINIGER, A. et al. Paris Contemporary Architecture. Prestel: 1997 1st ed 160 pp, 131 col, 131 b/w illustrations. Fine in a Fine d/w. Once considered 'the capital of nineteenth century Europe', Paris on the eve of The Millennium, believes it has reassumed that position. (Book Ref #15954)  £12.50

GLEN, L. (ed). Vogue Knitting Book No 62. Over 25 designs. Conde Nast: 1963 1st ed 72 pp, b/w and colour photography. Owner's name on cover o/w VG. Showcasing both new designs and the first combination of colours in one skein. Includes 2 b/w photos by Vernier of Jean Shrimpton modelling knitwear. (Book Ref #30507)  £6.00

GLEN, L. (ed). Vogue Knitting Book No 63. 30 New Designs. Conde Nast: 1963 1st ed 72 pp, b/w and colour photography.. Cover slightly marked.Small round woolshop stamp and owner's name on cover internally a clean, VG copy. Rear cover colour photo of Jean Shrimpton modelling a knitted Jaeger suit. (Book Ref #30508)  £6.00

GLEN, L. (ed). Vogue Knitting Book No 66. 28 New Designs. Conde Nast: 1963 1st ed 59 pp, b/w and colour photography.. VG+. (Book Ref #30509)  £6.00

GLOAG, J. The Architectural Interpretation of History. St Martin's Press: 1977 1st US ed 348 pp, 49 b/w plates, 140 line drawings. VG+/VG+. 'To some extent...a miniature history of Mediterranean and Western architecture. (Book Ref #14709)  £12.00

GODDARD, C. Jazz Away From Home. Paddington Press: 1979 1st ed 319 pp, b/w photos, notes. VG in d/w with lightly worn top edge. A definitive work on early jazz in europe. (Book Ref #19082)  £15.00

GODDARD, C. Jazz Away From Home. Paddington Press: 1979 1st ed 319 pp, b/w photos, notes. VG+ in slightly torn d/w. Signed dedication by author. A definitive work on early jazz in europe. (Book Ref #23223)  £20.00

GODDARD, L. Coalhole Rubbings. Midas: 1979 1st ed 96 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. Laminated boards. A fine copy. A wealth of design and technique of this elaborate form of decorative cast iron street furniture. (Book Ref #29033)  £8.00

GODDEN, G.A. An Illustrated Encyclopedia of British Pottery and Porcelain. Barrie & Jenkins: 1980 2nd ed 390 pp, 679 b/w figures, bibliog. Owners name o/w VG+. (Book Ref #29127)  £20.00

GODDEN, G.A. An Illustrated Encyclopedia of British Pottery and Porcelain. Barrie & Jenkins: 1980 2nd ed 390 pp, 679 b/w figures, bibliog. Owners name o/w VG+. (Book Ref #32110)  £25.00

GODDEN, G.A. Jewitt's Ceramic Art of Great Britain 1800-1900. Barrie & Jenkins: 1972 revised ed 282 pp, profuse b/w photos and illustrations, bibliog. Owner's name o/w VG in edge-worn d/w. Revised and expanded edition of Jewitt's classic, first published in 1878. (Book Ref #32433)  £10.00

GODDEN, G.A. The Handbook of British Pottery and Porcelain Marks. Herbert Jenkins: 1969 rep 197 pp, some b/w photos, b/w potter's marks. VG+ in slightly edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #30512)  £8.00

GODDEN, R. The Tale of the Tales. The Beatrix Potter ballet. Warne: 1971 1st ed 208 pp, colour photos and b/w sketches. VG+/VG+. Rumer Godden tells the behind-the-scenes story of the celebrated ballet film. (Book Ref #18598)  £15.00

GODFREY, L. Cary Grant. The Light Touch. Robert Hale: 1981 1st ed 224 pp, b/w photos, notes, bibliog, filmog. Small inscription o/w fine in a fine d/w. The story of the remarkable transformation of Archie Leach from Bristol, into Cary Grant, Hollywood superstar. (Book Ref #30968)  £6.00

GODWIN, F. Bison at Chalk Farm. and Other Snaps. RKP: 1982 1st ed unpaginated, 32 b/w photos. Laminated pictorial boards. Near fine. Famed for her landscape photography, this is Godwin's first collection of 'lighter moments', introduced by Frank Muir. (Book Ref #29811)  £12.00

GODWIN, F. Bison at Chalk Farm. and Other Snaps. RKP: 1982 1st ed unpaginated, 32 b/w photos. Laminated pictorial boards lightly indented o/w VG+. Famed for her landscape photography, this is Godwin's first collection of 'lighter moments', introduced by Frank Muir. (Book Ref #33622)  £10.00

GODWIN, F. & (SHAKESPEARE, W.). This Scepter'd Isle (From Richard III). Souvenir Press: 1989 1st ed unpaginated, 15 b/w photos. F/VG. z. (Book Ref #5373)  £7.50

GODWIN, F. & BEER, P. Wessex. A National Trust Book. National Trust: 1985 1st ed 224 pp, numerous b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. 'exquisite and memorable evocation of this outstanding area of natural landscapes and historic buildings'. (Book Ref #5950)  £10.00

GODWIN, F. & BEER, P. Wessex. A National Trust Book. National Trust: 1985 1st ed 224 pp, numerous b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. 'exquisite and memorable evocation of this outstanding area of natural landscapes adn historic buildings'. (Book Ref #5951)  £10.00

GODWIN, F. & BEER, P. Wessex. A National Trust book. Hamish Hamilton: 1985 1st ed 224 pp, numerous b/w photos. F/VG. 'Exquisite and memorable evocation of this outstanding area of natural landscapes and historic buildings'. (Book Ref #11373)  £6.50

GOGOL, N. Sorochintsy Fair. Ragged Bears: 1991 1st thus unapginated (22pp), boards, endpapers, profuse colour illustrations throughout and marginal decoratins by Gennadji Spiron. Laminated pictorial boards. VG+. Retold by Sybil Schonfeldt, a robust and colourful tale. (Book Ref #26461)  £7.50

GOLANY, G.S. & OJIMA, T. Geo-Space Urban Design. Wiley & Sons: 1996 1st ed 380 pp, b/w photos, line drawings and diagrams. VG/VG. Champions subsurface urban expansion using 3 Japanese case studies. Addresses the issues of land ownership, legal rights and psychological adjustment as well as design, construction and operation of the facility. (Book Ref #27111)  £20.00

GOLD, A. & FIZDALE, R. The Divine Sarah. A Life of Sarah Bernhardt. A. Knopf: 1991 1st ed 352 pp, 102 b/w photos, bibliog. VG+ inVG+ d/w. Includes many previously unpublished letters to lovers, friends and her adored son. (Book Ref #4384)  £6.75

GOLDBERG, W. Book. Little, Brown & Co: 1998 1st UK ed 240 pp. Fine in a Fine d/w. No ordinary autobiography; Whoopi delivers 25 monologues under such titles as 'Fate', 'Trust', 'Home' and 'Wind', the latter explaining how she got her name. (Book Ref #19516)  £7.50

GOLDING, J. Paths to the Absolute. Thames & Hudson: 2000 1st ed 240 pp, 64 colour, 108 b/w illustrations. Fore-edge marked o/w VG+ in chipped d/w. A survey of the origins of abstract expressionism, with studies of Mondrian, Malevitch, Kandinsky, Pollock, Newman, Rothko and Still. (Book Ref #31818)  £25.00

GOLDING, W. Fire Down Below. Faber: 1989 1st ed 313 pp. Page edges lightly browned o/w F/VG+. The sequel to Rites of Passage and Close Quarters. (Book Ref #24698)  £5.00

GOLDSCHEIDER, L. Five Hundred Self-Portraits. From antique times to the present day, in sculpture, painting, drawing and engraving. Phaidon: 1937 rep 526 pp, 7 loose-leaf colour plates and profuse b/w illustrations. Endpapers lightly foxed o/w VG+ in edge-worn and lightly rubbed d/w. (Book Ref #20531)  £20.00

GOLDSCHEIDER, L. Michelangelo. Paintings, sculptures, architecture. Phaidon: 1959 rep 263 pp, 400 illustrations in photogravure and colour, bibliog. Some pen annotation on reverse of title page o/w VG+ in a chipped d/w. All of Michelangelo's work apart from the drawings. Beautifully illustrated. (Book Ref #26845)  £12.00

GOLDSMITH, A. The Camera and it's Images. Ridge Press: 1979 1st ed 240 pp, b/w and colour photos throughout. Boards lightly scratched o/w VG+/VG+. Fascinating, informal history of the camera and photography. (Book Ref #10271)  £16.50

GOLDSMITH, A. The Camera and it's Images. Ridge Press: 1979 1st ed 240 pp, b/w and colour photos throughout. Boards lightly rubbed o/w VG+/VG+. Fascinating, informal history of the camera and photography. (Book Ref #21085)  £18.00

GOLDSMITH COOPER, J. Nella. Or, Not My Own. Pickering & Inglis: n.d 159 pp, colour jacket and frontis, b/w illustrations. Pictorial boards, attractive prize label, some foxing throughout o/w VG+ in edge-worn but hightly attractive bright 1930's dustwrapper. Now in protective sleeve. The Honour Series. (Book Ref #24652)  £9.00

GOLDSTEIN, B. (trans). Frank Lloyd Wright: Early Visions. The great achievements of the Oak Park years. Ranson: 1995 new trans. 166 pp, profuse b/w photos and architectural drawings. M/M. Facsimile of Lloyd's first book of architectural photographs covers the 'idealistic formative years' that helped to create his European reputation. (Book Ref #6225)  £9.99

GOLDSTEIN, L. (ed). & KONIGSBERG, I. (ed). The Movies. Texts, Receptions, Exposures. University of Michigan: 1996 p/b 1st ed 338 pp, 14 b/w plates and occasional b/w photos, contributors list. VG+. Brings together a wide range of writing and visual art that describes in detail the history, art and technology of motion pictures. (Book Ref #27757)  £10.00

GOLDSWORTHY, E. Recollections of Old Taunton. Barnicotts: 1975 rep 87 pp, 34 b/w plates plus map, lists of tradesmen. VG+ in d/w with clear protective cover attached to book. The first illustrated edition of Goldsworthy's account of Taunton in early Victorian Times. (Book Ref #22170)  £7.50

GOLLEY, F.B. A History of The Ecosystem Concept in Ecology. More Than The Sum of The Parts. Yale: 1993 p/b 1st ed 254 pp, references. Label mark on front cover o/w VG. The story of a central concept in ecology through a historical perspective. (Book Ref #31180)  £10.00

GOLYNETS, S. Ivan Bilibin. Abrams: 1982 1st US ed 226 pp, 98 colour plates and 97 b/w illustrations, notes, bibliog. VG+/VG+. Covers all aspects of Bilibin's work; book illustration, easel drawing and stage design. (Book Ref #24286)  £40.00

GOLYNETS, S. Ivan Bilibin. Pan: 1981 p/b 1st ed 226 pp, 98 colour plates and 97 b/w illustrations, exhibitions, bibliog. VG+. Covers all aspects of Bilibin's work; book illustration, easel drawing and stage design. (Book Ref #30120)  £20.00

GOODALL, J. John Goodall's Theatre. The Sleeping Beauty. Macmillan: 1979 1st ed unpaginated (18 pp), cover, colour pictures and transformations throughout by John Goodall. Card booklet, envelope and complements slip in original cellophane envelope. Fine. Designed to be sent through the post, this charming folded card has a theatre within. Transformations tell the fairytale with animal characters in Goodall's usual style. (Book Ref #24594)  £8.00

GOODALL, J.S. Before the War: 1908 - 1939. An Autobiography in Pictures. Macmillan: 1981 1st ed unpaginated, profuse coloured drawings by the author. Fine in a Fine d/w. John Goodall never intended this charming little pictorial autobiography for publication, having created it to amuse his wife. (Book Ref #31301)  £18.00

GOODALL, J.S. Edwardian Entertainments. Macmillan: 1981 1st ed unpaginated, profuse coloured drawings by the author. D/w with vertical crease on front flap of d/w o/w a Fine crisp copy. With clever 'half pictures' which change the scene for a different season, event or invention. (Book Ref #29939)  £14.00

GOODALL, JOHN S.. The Midnight Adventures of Kelly, Dot, and Esmerelda. Picturemac: 1984 p/b 1st thus unpaginated. Pictorial card covers and endpapers have a very light vertical crease. The contents are VG+. The adventures of a koala bear, a rag doll and a mouse as they scramble into a painting hung on the nursery wall told entirely in picture transformations in Goodall's inimitable style. (Book Ref #30691)  £10.00

GOODISON, N. Ormolu: The Work of Mathew Boulton. Phaidon: 1974 1st ed 398 pp, 2 colour, 174 b/w illustrations, bibliog. Inscription, page edges lightly browned o/w VG+ in slightly torn and spine-faded d/w. The first scholarly study on British ornamental ormolu pieces created at Boulton's Soho Manufactory. (Book Ref #31028)  £60.00

GOODWIN, C. Behaving Badly. The Life of Richard Harris 1930-2002. Virgin: 2003 1st ed 268 pp, b/w photos, appendix, filmog. F/F. A study of the public and private lives of the hell-raising Irish actor. (Book Ref #28629)  £12.00

GOODWIN, C. Sid James. Century: 1995 1st ed 184 pp, b/w photos, filmog. Fine in chipped d/w. First biography of the well-loved star. (Book Ref #14411)  £8.50

GOODWIN, C. Sid James. BCA: 1995 rep 184 pp, b/w photos, filmog. Page edges browned o/w F in slightly sun-faded d/w. First biography of the well-loved star. (Book Ref #15038)  £8.50

GOODWIN, C. Sid James. Century: 1995 1st ed 184 pp, b/w photos, filmog. F/F. First biography of the well-loved star. (Book Ref #24917)  £20.00

GOODWIN, G. Islamic Architecture: Ottoman Turkey. Scorpion: 1977 p/b 1st ed 192 pp, 24 colour and 130 b/w plates, chronology, glossary, bibliog. Owner's label o/w VG+. A well illustrated study tracing the first appearance of Ottoman architecture through to the soaring elegance of the classical age and on the opulent curves of the baroque. (Book Ref #27401)  £6.00

GOOSSENS, L. & ROXBURGH, E. Oboe. Macdonald & James: 1977 1st ed 236 pp, b/w photos and musical notation. VG+/VG+. A Yehudi Menuhin Music Guide. (Book Ref #21261)  £18.00

GOPALAN, L. Cinema of Interruptions. Action genres in contemporary Indian cinema. BFI: 2002 p/b 1st ed 218 pp, bibliog. Fine. A new framewoek for understanding Indian national cinema 'in a global system dominated by Hollywood. (Book Ref #30610)  £13.50

GORDON, C. The Coventrys of Croome. Phillimore/ National Trust: 2000 1st ed 226 pp, a few colour, numerous b/w illustrations throughout. Fine in a VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #33470)  £20.00

GORDON, J. American Starwork Coverlets. Design Books: 1995 1st ed 152 pp, numerous b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+ in chipped d/w. The star motif includes both diamond and flower motifs, also extremely popular in the nineteenth century.. Information given with each quilt includes colour, size, fibre, weaving drafts and other relevant notes together with photographs which convey the thread quality. (Book Ref #28486)  £16.50

GORER, R. Living Tradition in the Garden. David & Charles: 1974 1st ed 242 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. An idiosyncratic history of the garden by a talented plantsman and conservationist. (Book Ref #5680)  £8.00

GORMAN, P. The Look. Adventures in Pop and Rock Fashion. Sanctuary: 2001 p/b 1st ed 191 pp, colour photos, bibliog. Fine. Describes itself as' The definitive investigation into the links between popular music, fashion and visual style over the last half century.'. (Book Ref #33346)  £12.00

GOSCINNY. & UDERZO Asterix and the Magic Carpet. Hodder & Stoughton: 1988 1st UK ed 48 pp, colour strip cartoons by Uderzo. Laminated pictorial boards. A Fine copy. (Book Ref #27315)  £10.00

GOSCINNY. & UDERZO Asterix and the Magic Carpet. Hodder & Stoughton: 1988 1st UK ed 48 pp, colour strip cartoons by Uderzo. Laminated pictorial boards. A near fine copy. (Book Ref #28328)  £12.00

GOSCINNY. & UDERZO Asterix and the Magic Carpet. Hodder & Stoughton: 1988 1st UK ed 48 pp, colour strip cartoons by Uderzo. Laminated pictorial boards. A Fine copy. (Book Ref #30335)  £8.50

GOSCINNY, R. & UDERZO, A. Asterix and the Black Gold. Hodder & Stoughton: 1982 1st UK ed 48 pp, colour strip cartoons by Uderzo. Laminated pictorial boards. A near Fine copy. (Book Ref #28330)  £12.00

GOSCINNY, R. & UDERZO, A. Asterix and the Normans. Hodder & Stoughton: 1978 2nd Imp 48 pp, colour strip cartoons by Uderzo. Laminated pictorial boards. Not inscribed. Tiny mark on front cover o/w F. (Book Ref #27314)  £18.00

GOSCINNY, R. & UDERZO, A. Asterix and the Secret Weapon. Hodder & Stoughton: 1991 1st UK ed 48 pp, colour strip cartoons by Uderzo. Laminated pictorial boards. A fine copy. (Book Ref #29090)  £12.00

GOSCINNY, R. & UDERZO, A. Asterix in Corsica. Hodder Dargaud: 1979 1st UK ed 48 pp, colour strip cartoons by Uderzo. Laminated pictorial boards. Inscription o/w a fine copy. (Book Ref #29089)  £20.00

GOSCINNY, R. & UDERZO, A. La Serpe d'Or. Une Aventure d'Asterix le Gaulois. Dargaud: 1973 rep 46 pp, profuse colour strip cartoons by Uderzo. Laminated pictorial boards. VG. Text in French. (Book Ref #28427)  £6.50

GOSCINNY, R. & UDERZO, A. Obelix and Co. Hodder & Stoughton: 1978 1st UK ed 48 pp, colour strip cartoons by Uderzo. Laminated pictorial boards. A near fine copy. (Book Ref #25857)  £18.00

GOSCINNY, R. & UDERZO, A. Obelix and Co. Hodder & Stoughton: 1978 1st UK ed 48 pp, colour strip cartoons by Uderzo. Laminated pictorial boards. Owner's name, a couple of short closed marginal tears o/w VG+. (Book Ref #28331)  £12.00

GOSSOP, R.P. Advertisement Design. Chapman & Hall: n.d. (1927) 1st ed 253 pp, 8 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations. Prize label o/w VG. Illustrators include Beardsley, Crane, Phil May, Crawhall, William Nicholson, Brangwen, Gill, Nevinson and McKnight Kauffer. (Book Ref #30939)  £15.00

GOSTELOW, M. Blackwork. Batsford: 1976 1st ed 160 pp, 122 b/w photos and illustrations and 4 colour plates, organisations, suppliers, bibliog. F/F. An informative and well illustrated study of this historic and elegantly worked artform, covering its history in England and throughout the world, design and technique and contemporary work and styles. (Book Ref #29184)  £12.00

GOSTELOW, M. Embroidery. Traditional designs, techniques and patterns from all over the world. Marshall Cavendish: 1982 rep 288 pp, over 700 colour and b/w photos, diagrams and drawings, bibliog. VG/VG+. Thirteen chapters, each dealing with a region of the world, describing the geographical, religious and social factors which have influenced embroidery, with step-by-step instructions for a variety of projects. (Book Ref #31802)  £10.00

GOUDGE, E. The Herb of Grace. Hodder & Stoughton: 1943 2nd Imp 356 pp. Corners bumped o/w VG. The second in the Hampshire trilogy on The Eliots of Damerosehay. (Book Ref #32974)  £10.00

GOUDSOUZIAN, A. Sidney Poitier. Man, Actor, Icon. UNCP: 2004 1st US ed 480 pp, b/w photos, notes, bibliog, filmog. F/F. The first full biography of the actor, director and civil rights icon. (Book Ref #28630)  £14.5

GOULD, D.W. The Top. Universal Toy Enduring Pastime. Bailey & Swinfen: 1975 1st ed 271 pp, b/w figures and line drawings in text, bibliog. VG+ in edge-worn d/w. Examines origins, technical aspects and principles. Divided into twirlers, peg-tops, whip-tops, buzzers and yo-yos. (Book Ref #19664)  £20.00

GOULD WALKER, G. The Honourable Artillery Company 1537-1987. Honourable Artillery Company: 1986 3rd ed 458 pp, 5 colour, 93 b/w illustrations. A Fine copy in a lightly spine-faded d/w. With an additional chapter covering 1947-1987 by Colonel G.R. Armstrong, with forewords by Viscount Allanbrooke and Sir Richard Trant. (Book Ref #33176)  £18.00

GOULD-ADAMS, D. A Conservatory Manual. Century: 1987 1st ed 122 pp, colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. An A-Z of conservatory plants including their history and preferences drawn from a lifetime of cultivation. (Book Ref #5820)  £6.95

GOURSE, L. Madame Jazz. Contemporary Women Instrumentalists. OUP: 1995 1st ed 273 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. F/F. (Book Ref #28801)  £15.00

GOW, C. Suspense in the Cinema. Castle: 1968 rep 143 pp, b/w photos in text, bibliog, filmog. VG in worn d/w. Examines the components of genre and their characteristics and adaptation for the cinema. (Book Ref #191)  £8.00

GOWRIE, G. Derek Hill. An Appreciation. Quartet: 1987 1st ed 151 pp, profuse b/w and colour illustrations, chronology, collections. VG+ in a slightly torn d/w. In clear protective d/w. A well illustrated argument for Hill's status as one of the best painters of Irish landscape since Jack Yeats, as well as being one of Britain's leading portrait painters. (Book Ref #33785)  £25.00

GOY, RICHARD. Florence: the City and its Architecture. Phaidon: 2002 1st ed 320 pp, profuse colour illustrations, bibliog. Long inscription, pages slightly cockled o/w Fine in a Fine d/w. The book's two specific aims are to give a succinct yet comprehensive chronological account of the city's urban fabric, then detailed analysis of the great monumental buildings. A typological discussion forms the concluding section together with an examination of the more recent Florentine architecture. A heavy book. Please ring us from a postage quote. (Book Ref #32510)  £20.00

GRAHAM, C. Ceremonial and Commemorative Chairs in Great Britain. V & A: 1994 1st ed 134 pp, 150 b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+ in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #32867)  £15.00

GRAHAM, V. Growing Succulent Plants - Including Cacti. David & Charles: 1987 1st ed 200 pp, colour photos and b/w illustrations, notes. Fine in chipped d/w. Concentrates on the natural habitats of succulents whether jungle, desert or drought and matches cultivation techniques to the needs of individual species. (Book Ref #13555)  £10.00

GRAHAME, K. Dream Days. The Bodley Head: 1945 rep 168 pp, Illustrations and decorations by E.H Shephard. Page edges lightly foxed o/w VG+. (Book Ref #13835)  £10.00

GRAHAME, K. The Golden Age. The Bodley Head: 1928 1st thus 166 pp, Illustrations and decorations by E.H Shephard. Spine darkened and rear boaed lightly soiled o/w VG+. The first Shepard illustrated edition. (Book Ref #13836)  £20.00

GRAJEWSKI, T. The Building That Would Not Go Away. The Story of How Sam Morris Rescued the Royal Agricultural Hall. Royal Agricultural Hall: 1989 1st ed 147 pp, b/w photos. Fine in an edge-worn d/w. Number 366 of a limited edition. (Book Ref #27297)  £20.00

GRANGE, R.D.M. A Short History of Scottish Dress. Burke's Peerage: 1966 1st ed 120 pp, 8 colour and 47 b/w illustrations, bibliog. Corners slightly bumped o/w VG+ in edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #29853)  £8.00

GRANGER, S. Sparks Fly Upward. Granada: 1981 1st ed 416 pp, b/w photos. Pages browning as usual o/w F/F. Dedicated by Granger on the front endpaper. (Book Ref #25962)  £60.00

GRANGER, S. Sparks Fly Upward. Granada: 1981 1st ed 416 pp, b/w photos. Pages edges browned o/w VG+ in a nicked d/w. Humourously and modestly, Granger openly discusses his 'tempestuous private life and presents a vivid insider's view of movie-making'. (Book Ref #28142)  £18.00

GRANGER, S. Sparks Fly Upward. Granada: 1981 1st ed 416 pp, b/w photos. Owners name on front end paper o/w VG in slightly torn d/w. Humourously and modestly, Granger openly discusses his 'tempestuous private life and presents a vivid insider's view of movie-making'. (Book Ref #30212)  £15.00

GRANGER, S. Sparks Fly Upward. Granada: 1981 1st ed 416 pp, b/w photos. VG+ in laminated d/w. Humourously and modestly, Granger openly discusses his 'tempestuous private life and presents a vivid insider's view of movie-making'. (Book Ref #32267)  £10.00

GRANT, I. Cameramen at War. Patrick Stephens: 1980 1st ed 192 pp, profuse b/w photos. F/VG+. Grant was one of the first ashore with the Commandos on D-Day and his work vividly portrays the stories and unsung heroes behind today's television documentaries. (Book Ref #11892)  £5.00

GRANT, J. Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters. Hamlyn: 1987 1st ed 320 pp, numerous colour photos, bibliog. VG+ in slightly chipped d/w. Organised on a chronological basis in two sections.The first describes the 'shorts' characters with the second covering the full-length animated features including compilation films. (Book Ref #20444)  £25.00

GRANT, J. Masters of Animation. Batsford: 2001 1st ed 208 pp, b/w and colour illustrations throughout, bibliog. F/F. A collection of in-depth biographies of 40 masters of the form, from Walt Disney to Ralph Bakshi, Jim Henson to Nick Park. (Book Ref #28877)  £15.00

GRANT, K. Aleister Crowley and the Hidden God. Muller: 1973 1st ed 245 pp, b/w photos, glossary. Owner's name on front endpaper. Rear endpaper marked under dustwrapper flap o/w VG in an edge-worn and rubbed d/w with a closed tear.. (Book Ref #31602)  £50.00

GRANT WHITE, M. Pots and Pot Gardens. Abelard-Schuman: 1969 1st ed 160 pp, 109 b/w photos. Fine in d/w with small tape mark on front panel. An early and successful attempt to broaden the cultivation of plants in decorative pots by the first Chelsea exhibitor of a pot garden. (Book Ref #27154)  £12.00

GRANTHAM, K. & KLAASSEN, P. The Plantfinder's Guide to Cacti and Other Succulents. David & Charles: 1999 1st ed 192 pp, over 100 colour photos, Appendices. Fine in slightly torn d/w. Detailed plant descriptions with a chapter on cultivation and a detailed A-Z. (Book Ref #22345)  £10.00

GRANTHAM, K. & KLAASSEN, P. The Plantfinder's Guide to Cacti and Other Succulents. David & Charles: 1999 1st ed 192 pp, over 100 colour photos, Appendices. Fine in a Fine d/w. Detailed plant descriptions with a chapter on cultivation and a detailed A-Z. (Book Ref #23634)  £11.00

GRAVAGNUOLO, B. (DESIGN DIRECTOR). Antonia Astori Designer. Designs From Sixty-Eight to Eighty-Three. Quaderni Del Centroellisse: 1983 1st ed 182 pp, colour and b/w ilustrations. Board edges lightly faded, page edges slightly browned o/w VG+ in edge-worn and slightly scuffed d/w. Text in English and Italian. Astori, co-founder of Driade in 1968, has produced several design systems such as Driade Uno, Oikos Uno and Oikos-due, Bric and Aforismi. The book contains interviews, overviews and critiques of her work. (Book Ref #32168)  £25.00

GRAVES, G. Medicinal Plants. An illustrated guide to more than 180 herbal plants. Bracken: 1990 rep 160 pp, 104 colour illustrations, glossary. Fine in a VG+ d/w. Originally published in 1834 under the title Hortus Medicus, this is an abridged version. The illustrations are taken from this edition and Woodville's Medical Botany 1790. (Book Ref #32954)  £8.50

GRAY, A. The Town of Cambridge. A History. Heffer: 1925 1st ed 204 pp, colour frontis, b/w plates, 2 b/w maps. Some light foxing o/w VG+ in d/w with some loss to front panel. (Book Ref #26015)  £25.00

GRAY, B. (ed). The Arts of India. Vikas Publishing: 1982 1st Indian ed 224 pp, 259 illustrations, 43 in colour, bibliog. Front endpaper removed o/w VG+ in a spine-faded and slightly torn d/w. Sculpture, painting, architecture, applied and folk arts. (Book Ref #28936)  £8.50

GRAY, M. Depardieu. Sinclair Stevenson: 1991 1st ed 194 pp, b/w photos throughout text, bibliog, filmog. F/VG+. First biography written in English of this controversial and acclaimed actor. (Book Ref #19157)  £8.50

GRAY, R. Cinemas in Britain. One Hundred Years of Cinema Architecture. Lund Humphries: 1996 1st ed 144 pp, b/w and some colour illustrations throughout. Fine in a Fine d/w. Signed by the author on the half title page. (Book Ref #32744)  £40.00

GRAY, R. Cinemas in Britain. One Hundred Years of Cinema Architecture. Lund Humphries: 1996 1st ed 144 pp, b/w and some colour illustrations throughout. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #33486)  £30.00

GRAY, M. & ARMSTRONG, R. Lettering For Architects and Designers. Batsford: 1962 1st ed 160 pp, 300 photos throughout. Boards slightly faded at edges o/w VG+ in edge-worn d/w with small losses. 'Alphabet and symbol in relation to entrances & interiors'. Covers public spaces both civic and commercial, factors governing selection, use and purpose. Focuses on corporate image and brand identity. Designed for architects, planners and authorities. (Book Ref #32273)  £12.00

GREEN, R. Asiatic Primulas. Alpine Garden Society: 1976 1st ed 163 pp, b/w photos and line drawings. VG in torn d/w. This clear guide through a confusing genus is the result of a love born whilst working in the Himalayas and brought back to cultivate primulas in England. (Book Ref #14276)  £9.00

GREEN, R. Asiatic Primulas. Alpine Garden Society: 1976 1st ed 163 pp, b/w photos and line drawings. VG+ in unevenly faded d/w. This clear guide through a confusing genus is the result of a love born whilst working in the Himalayas and brought back to cultivate primulas in England. (Book Ref #18201)  £12.00

GREEN, S. (ed). Kings of Jazz. Barnes: 1978 1st thus 367 pp, b/w photos, discog. Board extremities slightly rubbed o/w VG+ in faded and and edge-worn d/w internally repaired. Compilation first published in the 'Kings of Jazz' paperback series. (Book Ref #21392)  £20.00

GREEN, S. & GOLDBLATT, S. Starring Fred Astaire. W.H. Allen: 1974 1st UK ed 501 pp, b/w photos throughout, stage, film, radio and TV career, filmog. F/F. (Book Ref #26058)  £25.00

GREENACRE, F. & STODDARD, S. The Bristol Landscape. The Watercolours of Samuel Jackson 1794-1869. City of Bristol Museum: 1988 rep 112 pp, 77 colour and b/w plates, bibliog. Laminated pictorial boards. F. Records the reults of peace, stability and an enviable trading position. (Book Ref #20766)  £12.00

GREENACRE, F. & STODDARD, S. W.J. Muller. Bristol Museums & Art Gallery: 1991 p/b 1st ed 176 pp, 197 illustrations, 44 in colour, appendix, paintings exhibited, sources. Fine. The catalogue of an exhibition by "the best of all artists to be born in Bristol". (Book Ref #24617)  £12.00

GREENBERGER, H. Bogey's Baby. W.H Allen: 1976 1st ed 216 pp, b/w photos. VG+/VG. Moving biography, the focus being the romance between Bogart and Bacall. (Book Ref #23528)  £8.00

GREENE, K. The Man Behind the Magic. The story of Walt Disney. Viking: 1991 1st ed 183 pp, b/w and colour photos. Inscription o/w F in price clipped d/w. (Book Ref #357)  £8.00

GREENE, K. The Man Behind the Magic. The story of Walt Disney. Viking: 1991 1st ed 183 pp, b/w and colour photos. F/F. (Book Ref #28474)  £10.00

GREENOAK, F (ed). & MAYBEY, R (General ed). The Journals of Gilbert White 1754 - 1773. Vol 1. Century: 1986 1st thus 531pp, b/w illustrations by Clare Roberts, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #22109)  £18.00

GREENOAK, F (ed). & MAYBEY, R (General ed). The Journals of Gilbert White 1774 - 1783. Vol 2. Century: 1988 1st thus 520 pp, b/w illustrations by Clare Roberts, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #22110)  £18.00

GREENWALD, H.S. Caruso. An Illustrated Life. Collins & Brown: 1991 1st ed 192 pp, sepia photos, bibliog. VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #26866)  £7.00

GREENWALL, RYNO. & CARRUTHERS, JANE. (intro). Artists and Illustrators of the Anglo-Boer War. Fernwood Press: 1992 1st ed 264 pp, 200 colour, 250 b/w illustations, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #32570)  £25.00

GREGORIETTI, G. Italian Gold and Silver and Jewellry. Their History and Centres. Alfieri & Lacroix: 1971 1st ed 178 pp, profuse colour and a few b/w plates, bibliog. VG+ in worn and torn d/w. (Book Ref #33189)  £15.00

GREGORY, H. The Real Rhythm and Blues. Blandford: 1998 p/b 1st ed 212 pp, a few b/w photos, bibliog, discog. F. Focuses on early R 'n' B performers. (Book Ref #20572)  £6.00

GREGORY, PHILIPPA. Mrs Hartley and The Growth Centre. A Wickedly Satirical Comedy for the 1990s. Penguin: 1992 p/b rep 274 pp. Front card cover creased at top corner, a few bottom corners creased towards the end o/w a VG copy. A presentable copy of Gregory's difficult to find satire. (Book Ref #33370)  £7.00

GRENHAM, J. Clans and Families of Ireland. The Heritage and Heraldry of Irish Clans and Families. Wellfleet: 1993 1st ed 188 pp, colour illustrations throughout. Fine in a Fine d/w. Focuses upon 200 of the commonest Irish names. (Book Ref #32802)  £10.00

GREY, R.B. The Agricultural Tractor 1955-1950. American Society of Agricultural Engineers: 1975 p/b revised ed 60 pp, numerous b/w illustrations and tables, index of brand names. VG+. (Book Ref #31282)  £10.00

GREY, H. & STUART, G. The Victorians by the Sea. Alchemy: 1973 1st ed unpaginated, profuse b/w photos. VG in slightly chipped d/w. A valuable and appealing record of life by the sea which includes Hill and Adamson, Emerson, Sutcliffe, Frith and Martin. (Book Ref #27305)  £10.00

GRIFFITHS, A.N. Collins Guide to Alpines and Rock Garden Plants. Collins: 1972 revised ed 320 pp, 200 colour illustrations by Valerie Finnis, plant sources, bibliog. VG+/VG. 1,900 plants described. (Book Ref #18493)  £8.00

GRIFFITHS, M. & BURRAS, J.K. Manual of Climbers and Wall Plants. Macmillan: 1994 1st ed 282 pp, b/w line drawings, bibliog. New. In print @ <@250>35. The New RHS Dictionary Series. (Book Ref #7242)  £20.00

GRIFFITHS, M. & BURRAS, J.K. Manual of Climbers and Wall Plants. Macmillan: 1994 1st ed 282 pp, b/w line drawings, bibliog. New. In print @ <@250>35. The New RHS Dictionary Series. (Book Ref #7243)  £20.00

GRIFFITHS, A. & KESNEROVA, G. Wencelas Hollar. Prints and Drawings from the Collections of The National Gallery, Prague and The British Museum, London. British Museum pub.: 1983 p/b 1st ed 88 pp, numerous b/w illustrations, chronology, bibliog. Spine ends lightly tanned o/w VG+. Published to coincide with the 1983 London exhibition. (Book Ref #33520)  £8.00

GRIGSON, G. A Dictionary of English Plant Names. (And Some Products of Plants). Allen Lane: 1974 1st ed 237 pp, b/w reproductions from herbals and florigiliums. VG+/VG+. Gives the common names, scientific names for the species and any other synonyms for plants from every location. (Book Ref #26806)  £12.00

GRIGSON, G. (described by). Thornton's Temple of Flora. Collins: 1972 facsimile ed 66 pp, 12 colour plates, 24 duotone. Endpapers slightly marked o/w F/F. A reprint of the 1951 George Rainbird facsimile edition. With Bibliographical notes by Handasyde Buchanan and Botanical Notes by William Stearn. (Book Ref #25647)  £20.00

GRIMM, J & W. & BELL, A. (trans). The Six Servants. North-South: 1996 1st US ed unpaginated, profuse illustrations by Sergei Goloshapov. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. A lavish and surreally-illustrated version of the classic Grimm tale. (Book Ref #28658)  £7.50

GRIMSHAW, DR. J. The Gardener's Atlas. The Origins, Discovery and Cultivation of The World's Most Popular Garden Plants. Little, Brown: 2001 1st ed 224 pp, colour photos throughout. Small mark on half-title page o/w Fine in a VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #31615)  £12.00

GRIMSHAW, N. (foreword). Modigliani and His Models. Royal Academy of Arts: 2006 1st ed 158 pp, 52 colour plates, some b/w photos, chronology, model's biographies, bibliog. Fine in A Fine d/w. Published to coincide with the 2006 London exhibition. Several essays focus on neglected aspects of Modigliani, particularly his relationships with the women he painted. (Book Ref #33754)  £25.00

GROBEL, L. Conversations with Marlon Brando. Bloomsbury: 1991 1st ed 177 pp, b/w photos, filmog. M/M. (Book Ref #1654)  £6.99

GRONBERG, T.A (ed). Manet. A retrospective. Hugh Lauter Levin Associates: 1988 1st ed 378 pp, 119 colour and 123 b/w illustrations. Fine in a Fine d/w. Examination of Manet's work and reputation through the writings of his contemporaries - his family and friends as well as professional writers - and those of later commentators and critics. Beautifully illustrated. (Book Ref #17648)  £35.00

GRONOWITZ, A. Garbo. Her story. Simon & Schuster: 1990 1st ed 476 pp, 51 pages b/w photos and stills. M/M. (Book Ref #1660)  £5.99

GROSE, IRVING (intro). Maurice Lambert 1901-1964. The Belgrave Gallery: 1988 p/b 1st ed unpaginated, 22 b/w illustrations, checklist of sculpture, glossary. VG+. Catalogue for the Belgrave Gallery Exhibition of 1988. (Book Ref #32610)  £9.00

GROSS, E. Fab Films of the Beatles. Pioneer: 1990 p/b 1st ed 159 pp, profuse b/w photos, filmog. Front cover creased o/w VG+. An in-depth guide to every Beatle's film and music video. (Book Ref #10943)  £10.00

GROTEKE, K. & ROSEN, M. Woody and Mia. The nanny's tale. Hodder & Stoughton: 1994 p/b 1st ed 226 pp, b/w photos, appendices and notes. M/M. Writing from personal experience, Kristi Groteke reveals the truth about Woody and Mia. (Book Ref #1041)  £2.99

GROW, L. & VON ZECK, D. American Victorian. A Style and Source book. Harper & Row: 1985 p/b 1st ed 223 pp, numerous colour and b/w illustrations, bibliog. Front cover slightly creased o/w VG+. An appreciation of a style now being enthusiastically appreciated and restored. (Book Ref #30559)  £7.50

GUINNESS. Happy New Year. Guinness: 1957 p/b 1st ed 12 pp, card covers and colour illustrations throughout by John Nash. F. z. (Book Ref #23571)  £50.00

GULL, R. The Glad Eye. Readers Library: n.d 1st thus 252 pp. G+ in edgeworn dustwrapper. Dustwapper features girl giving the glad eye!. (Book Ref #10924)  £15.00

GUNN, J. & JENKINS, J. Queen. As it began. Sidgwick & Jackson: 1992 1st ed 281 pp, colour and b/w photos, discog. Fine in a Fine d/w. The authorised chronicle of Queen's history. (Book Ref #22448)  £12.00

GUTHRIE, KATHLEEN. The Magic Button. Brockhampton: 1959 1st UK ed unpaginated, illustrations throughout by Kathleen Guthrie. Red boards slightly bumped at corners with small mark on front panel and lightly faded spine. Title pages lightly marked and red felt tip V on rear endpaper o/w VG. (Book Ref #26984)  £25.00

GUYNN, W. A Cinema of Nonfiction. Fairleigh Dickinson: 1990 1st ed 249 pp, b/w photos, Notes, bibliog, Filmog. Inscription o/w F/F. An examination of documentary film's reliance on the structures of fiction. (Book Ref #23934)  £18.00

H.C.W. Wild Flowers of Switzerland. A Year Amongst The Flowers of The Alps. Sampson, Low, Marston: 1883 1st ed 76 pp, 16 full page colour lithographs, with numbered and named outlines on the tissue guards, Plate Names in English, French and German. Blue cloth re-backed. Boards a little bowed, soiled and showing some wear. Light chipped front endpapers, occasional pages slightly foxed. A few plate margins are watermarked or lightly soiled but otherwise clean and glowingly bright. Please note this book weighs 3100 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33096)  £150.00

H.R.H THE PRINCE OF WALES. & LYCETT GREEN, C. The Gardens at Highgrove. Weidenfeld and Nicholson: 2000 1st ed 176 pp, lavish colour photography throughout by Andrew Lawson and Christopher Simon Sykes, plant listings. Gift Inscription o/w Fine in a price-clipped d/w. (Book Ref #31128)  £10.00

HADFIELD, C. The Canals of South West England. David and Charles: 1955 1st ed 383 pp, 16 b/w photos, b/w text illustrations and maps, appendices, notes. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Volume 3 of The Canals of The British Isles. (Book Ref #32676)  £15.00

HADFIELD, M. Gardening in Britain. Spring Books: 1969 revised ed 483 pp, 32 b/w plates, bibliog. Inscription o/w VG+ in spine-faded d/w. Revised edition of the 'History of British Gardening' first published in 1960. (Book Ref #24760)  £12.00

HADLOCK, R. Jazz Masters of the 20's. Macmillan: 1966 rep 255 pp, b/w photos. VG in edge-worn d/w with small losses to extremities. (Book Ref #20948)  £10.00

HAGAR, J. Pilgrimage. A Chronicle of Christianity through the Churches of Rome. Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1999 1st ed 224 pp, colour photos throughout. Inked historic price on half title page o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #33316)  £15.00

HAGUE, M. Michael Hague's Favourite Hans Christian Anderson Fairy Tales. Methuen: 1981 1st ed 162 pp, 22 colour plates by Michael Hague. VG+ in slightly creased d/w. Colourful array of paintings which infuse new life into these well-loved tales. (Book Ref #31822)  £8.00

HAINING, P. Movable Books. NEL: 1979 1st ed 141 pp, numerous colour illustrations, some folding, bibliog. Bottom edge shelf-worn, front endpaper removed o/w VG+/VG+. Revolving, dissolving, mechanical, scenic, panoramic, pop-up and other novelty books from the collection of David and Briar Philips. (Book Ref #27093)  £50.00

HAINING, P. The Legend of Brigitte Bardot. BCA: 1983 rep 223 pp, b/w photos throughout and 7 colour plates. F/VG+. Portrait of Bardot's life and career, taking in her highly publicised 'private life'. (Book Ref #11381)  £12.50

HAINING, P. The Legend of Brigitte Bardot. BCA: 1983 rep 223 pp, b/w photos throughout and 7 colour plates. F/VG. Portrait of Bardot's life and career, taking in her highly publicised 'private life'. (Book Ref #12467)  £12.50

HAINING, P. (ed). The Legend of Charlie Chaplin. W.H. Allen: 1982 1st ed 219 pp, numerous b/w photos, filmog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Revealing recollections of a 'folk hero' from all aspects of his life. (Book Ref #3624)  £8.00

HALAHAN, F. & PLOWDEN, A. Looking After Antiques. The National Trust: 2003 revised ed 256 pp, colour photos and b/w illustrated throughout, Glossary, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. An invaluable guide to preserving your antiques. (Book Ref #23497)  £20.00

HALAS, J. & MANVELL, R. Art in Movement. New directions in animation. Studio Vista: 1970 1st ed 192 pp, profuse b/w and colour photos. Signed dedication by Roger Manvell on f.ep, F/F. (Book Ref #12195)  £28.00

HALE, JOHN. et al (ed)s. Europe in The Later Middle Ages. Faber: 1965 1st ed 520 pp. VG+ in very lightly edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #33092)  £12.00

HALE, KATHLEEN. Orlando's Evening Out. Picture Puffin: 1941 1st ed unpaginated, colour and b/w illustrations by Kathleen Hale throughout. Pictorial covers lightly edge-worn and bottom corner lightly creased o/w VG+. The second Orlando the Marmalade Cat book to be published. No. 14 in the Picture Puffin series. (Book Ref #31536)  £60.00

HALE, KATHLEEN. Orlando's Home Life. Puffin Picture Book: n.d (c.1946) rep 30 pp. Pictorial paper covers. 1/4" creased tear at the foot of one page o/w VG+. The kittens are at school and Grace requires distraction and entertainment. (Book Ref #26521)  £30.00

HALEN, W. Christopher Dresser. A Pioneer of Modern Design. Phaidon: 1993 1st thus 208 pp, 232 colour and b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+. The first title to be published on the, arguably, first European industrial designer. (Book Ref #31915)  £15.00

HALL, DAVID. Wollaston. Portrait of A Village. The Wallaston Society: 1977 1st ed 278 pp, b/w photos and tables. Lightly rubbed at spine extremities, page edges browned o/w VG+ in edge-worn and lightly marked d/w with small closed tear in rear hinge. Now in clear protective wrapper. (Book Ref #32490)  £40.00

HALL, R. Chinese Snuff Bottles lll. BADA: 1990 1st ed 152 pp, profuse ccolour illustrations, bibliog. Fine in slightly torn d/w. The strenght of this years collection is in its diversity of materials with special mention of the extraordinary inside painted bottles. The book includes the colour catalogue and price list of the Lionel Copley Collection Part ll. (Book Ref #28455)  £25.00

HALL, S.C, Mr. and Mrs. The Book of South Wales, The Wye, And The Coast. Charlotte James: 1980 new ed 512 pp. Gilt decorated brown cloth. Bottom corners lightly bumped o/w VG+. The limited new first edition. (Book Ref #20455)  £15.00

HALL, P. & GOODWIN, J. ed. Peter Hall's Diaries. The Story of a Dramatic Battle. Hamish Hamilton: 1983 1st ed 507 pp, b/w photos. F/VG+. (Book Ref #5991)  £10.00

HALLAS, V. & WELLS, P. Halas and Batchelor Cartoons. An Animated History. Southbank Publishing: 2006 1st ed 223 pp, numerous colour and b/w illustrations, appendices, awards, bibliog, filmog. Fine. A full history of the work of the first couple of British animation, John Halas and Joy Batchelor, not forgetting their veteran animator Harold Whittaker. (Book Ref #32641)  £15.00

HALLESY, H.L. The Glamorgan Pottery. Swansea 1814-8. Gomer: 1995 1st ed 94 pp, 172 small colour plates, b/w photos and plans. Fine in slightly indented d/w. The story of George Haynes and his pottery. The first reference volume, with many previously unrecorded pieces. (Book Ref #33399)  £20.00

HALLIWELL, L. Halliwell's Filmgoer's Companion A to Z. Hart, Davis: 1977 rep 82 pp, b/w photos, lobbycards, posters etc, filmog. Rear cover rubbed o/w VG. Indispensable coverage of cinema stars, personnel and film treatments. (Book Ref #194)  £6.00

HALTRECHT, M. The Quiet Showman. Sir David Webster and the Royal Opera House. Collins: 1975 1st ed 319 pp, numerous b/w photos, bibliog. F in slightly spine-faded d/w. The story of the makings of an opera house and of its guiding genius.. (Book Ref #25751)  £8.00

HAMBLETT, C. The Hollywood Cage. Hart: 1969 p/b rep 435 pp, b/w photos. VG. First published as 'Who Killed Marilyn Monroe?'. (Book Ref #19981)  £6.50

HAMILTON, D. Twenty Five Years of an Artist. Aurum: 1993 1st UK ed 315 pp, profuse b/w and some colour plates. Owner's small label and written name on half-title page o/w Fine in d/w lightly sunned at edges with a slight scratch on back panel. Hamilton's 'unconcealed obsession' with the juxtaposition between sexuality and purity. (Book Ref #33793)  £30.00

HAMILTON, M. "When I'm Bad I'm Better". Mae West, Sex, and American entertainment. Harper Collins: 1995 1st ed 307 pp, b/w photos, notes, bibliog. F/VG+. A portrait of an outrageous career that set the stage for future groundbreaking performers. (Book Ref #8649)  £7.00

HAMILTON, M. "When I'm Bad I'm Better". Mae West, sex, and American entertainment. Harper Collins: 1995 1st ed 307 pp, b/w photos, notes, bibliog. VG+/VG+. A portrait of an outrageous career that set the stage for future groundbreaking performers. (Book Ref #19414)  £8.50

HAMMOND, D. Mustache Cups. History and Marks. Wallace Homestead: 1972 p/b 1st US ed 157 pp, 135 pp of colour photos, b/w maker's marks, bibliog. VG. Useful study of the history and marks. (Book Ref #32054)  £9.00

HAMMOND, PAUL. Marvellous Melies. Gordon Fraser: 1974 p/b 1st thus 159 pp, b/w illustrations throughout text, filmog. VG. A critical study of Melies's films and career as conjuror, set designer, painter, satirist and filmmaker with 'a genius for the revelatory image'. (Book Ref #32670)  £18.00

HANCOCK, R. & FAIRBANKS, L. Douglas Fairbanks. Peter Davies: 1953 1st ed 260 pp, b/w photos. VG in edge-worn d/w with minor loss to spine head. (Book Ref #12990)  £5.00

HANCOCK, D. & NATHAN Hancock. William Kimber: 1969 1st ed 200 pp, b/w photos. VG in edge worn d/w. He 'searched for more and more reality, more and more truth until he finally lost himself in a fantasy world'. (Book Ref #19147)  £12.00

HANCOCK, F. & NATHAN, D. Hancock. Ariel Press: 1986 p/b rep 200 pp, b/w photos. VG+. He 'searched for more and more reality, more and more truth until he finally lost himself in a fantasy world'. (Book Ref #23775)  £6.50

HANCOCK, F. & NATHAN, D. Hancock. William Kimber: 1969 1st ed 191 pp, b/w photos. Inscription, page edges slightly browned o/w VG+ in edge-worn d/w with short tears internally neatly repaired with tape. (Book Ref #24921)  £12.00

HAND, A. Elvis Monthly 1965. Issues 1-9 then 69-71. Albert Hand Publications: 1966 1-9 30 pp, 69-71 64 pp, b/w covers, centrefold and photos throughout. Staples slightly rusted o/w VG+ overall. Includes celebration issue for Elvis's 10 years in show business and the first convention souvenir issue. (Book Ref #26349)  £36.00

HAND, A. Elvis Monthly 1966. Nos 72 - 83. Albert Hand Publications: 1966 64 pp, b/w covers, centrefold and photos throughout. Staples slightly rusted o/w VG+ overall. (Book Ref #26350)  £36.00

HAND, A. Elvis Monthly 1967. Nos 84 - 95. Albert Hand Publications: 1966 64 pp, b/w covers, centrefold and photos throughout. Staples slightly rusted o/w VG+ overall. Includes Elvis Marries and Elvis Wedding Souvenir issues. (Book Ref #26351)  £36.00

HAND, A. Elvis Monthly No 96. January 1968. Albert Hand Publications: 1968 64 pp, b/w covers, centrefold and photos throughout. VG+. Special birthday issue. (Book Ref #26352)  £3.00

HAND, A. Elvis Special 1963. An Intimate. World Distributors: 1962 1st ed 107 pp, b/w photos throughout, b/w centrefold full-length portrait of Elvis. Laminate slightly cracked along front hinge o/w Near Fine. (Book Ref #30928)  £12.00

HANDAL, G.F. The Messiah. A Sacred Oratorio in Vocal Score. Novello, Ewer & Co: n,d Pocket Ed 196 pp, b/w musical notation throughout. Brown half calf over brown cloth. Gilt decorated spine and label. Head of spine rubbed and corners lightly rubbed. Prelims foxed, prize label and admiralty prize stamp . A very good clean copy. Edited with the pianoforte accompaniment arranged by Vincent Novello. (Book Ref #29996)  £20.00

HANDJIYSKI, A. Rock Monasteries. Septemvri: 1985 1st UK ed 144 pp, numerous colour and b/w photos by the author, bibliog. Owner's bookplate o/w VG+ in an edge-worn d/w. English text. A visual study of the man-made cave churches and monasteries of the Byzantine Hezychasm sect of 13th-14th century Bulgaria. (Book Ref #32078)  £15.00

HANEY, L. Naked At The Feast. Josephine Baker. Robson: 1986 rep 338 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. VG+/VG+. 'Written with a graceful style rarely accorded to a show-biz subject' Meticulously researched with 416 interviews. (Book Ref #19171)  £10.00

HANSELL, P. & HANSELL, J. Doves and Dovecotes. Millstream: 1988 1st ed 248 pp, numerous b/w and some colour illustrations. Front panel of d/w lightly creased o/w Fine in a Fine d/w. The first serious study for fifty years attempts to classify types and styles, while tackling the issues of restoration, conservation, and adaptation. (Book Ref #32138)  £20.00

HANSEN, E. Orchid Fever. A Horticultural Tale of Love, Lust and Lunacy. Methuen: 2000 1st ed 272 pp, occasional b/w illustrations, bibliog. Inscription o/w VG+/VG+. A funny, weird and true tale of orchid smugglers, ice-cream makers and visionary breeders, of corruption, murder, espionage and moths with twelve inch tongues, and of the petty, bizarre world of international plant politics. (Book Ref #30591)  £7.50

HANSEN, P.E. & JORGENSEN, S.E. (eds). Introduction to Environmental Management. Elsevier: 1991 p/b 1st ed 403 pp, b/w graphs and tables. VG+. Part of the Developments in Environmental Modelling Series. (Book Ref #25871)  £20.00

HANSENNE, MICHEL. (intro). & ROBERTS-JONES, P. et al. Fernand Knopff 1951-1921. Ministere de la Communaute francaise de Belgique: 1979 p/b 1st ed 272 pp, profuse b/w and some colour, bibliog. Spine edge slightly de-laminated, Fisher Fine Art bookplate inside cover o/w VG. Text in French. Published to celebrate the Paris Exhibition at the Musee des Arts Decoratif in 1979 and also Bruxelles and Hamburg in 1980. (Book Ref #33600)  £15.00

HARBISON, P. et al. Irish Art and Architecture. From Prehistory to The Present. Thames & Hudson: 1978 1st ed 272 pp, 316 illustrations, 40 in colour, bibliog. Inscription o/w VG+ in lightly edge-worn d/w. Introduces the often-neglected cultural heritage of Ireland, highlighting the periods when Ireland stood in the vanguard of Western European culture. (Book Ref #29048)  £12.50

HARBISON, P. et al. Irish Art and Architecture. From Prehistory to The Present. Thames & Hudson: 1978 p/b 1st ed 272 pp, 316 illustrations, 40 in colour, bibliog. VG+. Introduces the often-neglected cultural heritage of Ireland, highlighting the periods when Ireland stood in the vanguard of Western European culture. (Book Ref #32526)  £9.00

HARDING, J. Cochran. Methuen: 1985 1st ed 226 pp, b/w photos in tect, major theatrical productions, bibliog. F/VG+. First biography of C.B. Cochran, the great impresario. (Book Ref #4395)  £8.00

HARDING, J. Ivor Novello. W.H Allen: 1987 1st ed 258 pp, b/w photos, list of works, bibliog. VG+ in lightly creased d/w. 'presented with verve and clear-eyed sympathy'. (Book Ref #24004)  £14.00

HARDING, J. Maurice Chevalier. His Life 1888 - 1972. Secker & Warburg: 1982 1st ed 220 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, Filmog. VG/VG. (Book Ref #22173)  £5.00

HARDING, C. & POPPLE, S. In the Kingdom of Shadows. A Companion to Early Cinema. Cygnus: 1996 1st ed 267 pp, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Uses a thematic approach to survey the rapid advance of the cinema into every sphere of human activity and examines the reception, exhibition and numerous applications of film. (Book Ref #14531)  £18.00

HARDING, C. & POPPLE, S. In the Kingdom of Shadows. A companion to early cinema. Cygnus: 1996 1st ed 267 pp, b/w and colour photos and illustrations, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Uses a thematic approach to survey the rapid advance of the cinema into every sphere of human activity and examines the reception, exhibition and numerous applications of film. (Book Ref #18401)  £18.00

HARDWICK, P. Discovering Horn. Lutterworth: 1981 1st ed 192 pp, 18 colour, 200 b/w photos. A Fine copy in a VG+ d/w which is chipped at the spine head. Describes identification, manufacturing techniques, staining, dyeing, polishing, care and restoration. (Book Ref #28913)  £45.00

HARDY, A. A Cotswold Sketchbook. With text from 'The Cotswolds' by John Moore. Alan Sutton: 1988 rep 127 pp, watercolours and b/w drawings by Alister Hardy throughout. Fine in a d/w with a short closed tear at the back and an indentation on the front. Beautifully inspired and spontaneous collection of watercolours and pencil sketches, accompanied by the artist's own notes. (Book Ref #30325)  £10.00

HARDY, C. Francis Frith's Down the Severn. Frith Book Co: 2000 1st thus 119 pp, profuse b/w photos. F/F. (Book Ref #25459)  £8.00

HARDY, P. Science Fiction. The Aurum Film Encyclopedia. Aurum: 1995 p/b rep 512 pp, over 650 b/w stills throughout, appendix, bibliog. Front cover lightly scratched o/w fine. Complete statistical information on over 1,550 science fiction films, from George Melies to George Lucas and beyond. (Book Ref #30076)  £18.00

HARDY, P. The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction Movies. Octopus: 1986 rep 408 pp, 450 illustrations in b/w and colour, appendices. VG+/VG+. Offers plot summaries for over 1200 science fiction films, from George Melies to George Lucas. (Book Ref #12331)  £22.00

HARDY, P. The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction Movies. Octopus: 1986 revised ed 408 pp, 450 illustrations in b/w and colour, appendices. VG+/VG+. Offers plot summaries for over 1200 science fiction films, from George Melies to George Lucas. (Book Ref #28289)  £12.00

HARE, D. Paris by Night. Faber: 1988 p/b 1st ed 82 pp, b/w photos. F. A study of the 'new women' who have lately entered Conservative politics in England. (Book Ref #9078)  £2.99

HARKER, M.F. Victorian and Edwardian Photographs. Letts: 1982 revised ed 80 pp, 73 sepia photos, notes, bibliog. VG+ in lightly edge worn d/w. Advice on collecting, care and conservation. (Book Ref #17882)  £4.50

HARLEY, B. & HARLEY, J. A Gardener at Chatsworth. Three years in the life of Robert Aughtie 1848-1850. The Self Publishing Association: 1992 1st ed 255 pp, sepia sketches throughout. F/F. Aughtie was an under-gardener who tended Paxton's collection of exotic plants during the three years of his diary. His self-taught pen and ink sketches are reproduced in the 55 drawings included here. (Book Ref #24042)  £10.00

HARLEY, B. & HARLEY, J. A Gardener at Chatsworth. Three years in the life of Robert Aughtie 1848-1850. The Self Publishing Association: 1992 1st ed 255 pp, sepia sketches throughout. F/F. Signed by the authors on the title page. Aughtie was an under-gardener who tended Paxton's collection of exotic plants during the three years of his diary. His self-taught pen and ink sketches are reproduced in the 55 drawings included here. (Book Ref #27914)  £18.00

HARPER, P. & LIGHT, J. The Natural Garden Book. Gardening in Harmony with Nature. Gaia: 1994 p/b 1st ed 287 pp, profuse colour photos and illustrations, bibliog. VG+. Practical and inspiring guide showing how working in partnership with nature can create gardens bursting with healthy crops and flowers and teeming with wildlife. (Book Ref #29922)  £8.50

HARRIS, M.J. The Zanucks of Hollywood. The dark legacy of a movie dynasty. Virgin: 1990 1st UK ed 346 pp, b/w photos, chapter notes, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #1665)  £8.00

HARRIS, M.J. The Zanucks of Hollywood. The dark legacy of a movie dynasty. Virgin: 1990 1st UK ed 346 pp, b/w photos, chapter notes, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #1666)  £8.00

HARRIS, M.J. The Zanucks of Hollywood. The dark legacy of a movie dynasty. Virgin: 1990 1st UK ed 346 pp, b/w photos, chapter notes, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #1667)  £8.00

HARRIS, M. & CHAPMAN, S. Cotswold Privies. Chatto & Windus: 1984 rep 79 pp, numerous b/w photos. Laminated boards F. 'Vivid, anecdotal, gruesome and crammed with outlandish information. (Book Ref #6099)  £8.00

HARRIS, M. & CHAPMAN, S. Cotswold Privies. Chatto & Windus: 1984 1st ed 79 pp, numerous b/w photos. Laminated pictorial boards. Vivid, anecdotal, gruesome and crammed with outlandish information. (Book Ref #29262)  £8.50

HARRIS, M. & CHAPMAN, S. Cotswold Privies. Chatto & Windus: 1984 1st ed 79 pp, numerous b/w photos. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Vivid, anecdotal, gruesome and crammed with outlandish information. (Book Ref #29858)  £7.50

HARRIS, R. & LASKY, M. The Complete Films of Alfred Hitchcock. Citadel: 1993 p/b rep 248 pp, profuse b/w photos, television credits and list of cameo appearances, filmog. VG. Well illustrated filmography. (Book Ref #14796)  £10.00

HARRIS, R.A. & LASKY, M.S. The Films of Alfred Hitchcock. Citadel: 1976 p/b 1st ed 248 pp, profuse b/w photos, list of cameo appearances, filmog. Covers lightly creased o/w VG. Well-illustrated filmography. (Book Ref #19909)  £8.50

HARRIS, MOSES, 1766. & MAYS, R, 1986. The Aurelian or Natural History of English Insects; Namely Moths and Butterflies. Together with the Plants on which they Feed. Newnes/ Country Life: 1986 1st ed 104 pp, colour plates, terms used in the description of the plates. VG+. (Book Ref #31987)  £15.00

HARRIS, A. & SARTOR, M. Gertrude Blom Bearing Witness. Chapel Hill: 1984 p/b 1st ed 150 pp, profuse b/w photos. Ex-Library with free front endpaper neatly excised and only two small stamps on the half-title verso o/w VG+. Blom, an antifascist organiser in the Weimar Republic, sought to validate all that is best in mankind, during forty years of recording the lives of The Lacandone and Mayan peoples. (Book Ref #31468)  £10.00

HARRISON, M. The Great Photographers: David Bailey. Collins: 1984 p/b 1st ed 64 pp, profuse b/w photos, chronology, bibliog. VG+. An excellent sample of the photographer's work. (Book Ref #29209)  £15.00

HARRISON, M. & BAILEY, D. David Bailey - Archive One. 1957-1969. Thames & Hudson: 1999 1st ed 275 pp, 313 illustrations, 257 duotone, 56 in colour. Fine in Fine d/w. Bailey's work created so much of '60s style that to turn the pages is to live it again. (Book Ref #33804)  £65.00

HARRISON, J. & LINDSAY, J. (intro). Ancient Art and Ritual. Moonraker Press: 1978 rep 142 pp, bibliog. VG+ in spine faded d/w. A seminal work by a cultural anthropologist in 1913, which linked ritual and art. Harrison's still-relevant work was a contemporary summary, which indicated the way forward. (Book Ref #13820)  £10.00

HARROW, L. The Riverbank Collection. Silk rugs from Turkey and Persia. Scorpion Cavendish: 1996 1st ed 64 pp, colour and b/w plates, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. A small collection of the finest examples of hand-knotted silk rugs from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. (Book Ref #7156)  £9.99

HART, CYRIL E.. Royal Forest. A History of Dean's Woods as Producers of Timber. Clarendon Press.OUP: 1966 1st ed 367 pp, frontis, 22 b/w plates, 4 b/w figures, 6 b/w maps. Closed edges lightly foxed o/w VG+ in lightly edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #33723)  £60.00

HART, S. Flint Architecture of East Anglia. DLM: 2000 p/b 1st ed 150 pp, numerous small colour and some b/w photos by the author, glossary. Fine. Hart, a practising architect, has devised a classification system based on analysis of flint materials and workmanship and produced the first comprehensive study. (Book Ref #32107)  £18.00

HART, S. Frank Lloyd Wright. Grange: 1993 1st ed 128 pp, numerous colour and b/w photos throughout. M/M. (Book Ref #6236)  £8.99

HART, C. & RAYMOND, C. British Trees in Colour. M. Joseph: 1977 rep unpaginated, colour illustrations and b/w line drawings by Charles Raymond. VG+/VG+. Describes and illustrates sixty three trees including timber uses and by-products. (Book Ref #20031)  £12.00

HARTE, BRETT. Sketches. West Virginia Pulp & Paper Co: 1967 limited edition 137 pp, b/w illustrations. Edition designed by Bradbury Thompson. Fine in slipcase. (Book Ref #26912)  £15.00

HARTHAN, J. Books of Hours and their Owners. Thames & Hudson: 1978 rep 192 pp, 89 illustrations, 72 in col, notes, bibliog. Inscription o/w VG+ in slightly creased d/w. Unique combinations of sacred and secular imagery in these personal prayer books of a devout society. (Book Ref #16871)  £18.00

HARTHAN, J. Books of Hours and their Owners. BCA: 1982 rep 192 pp, 89 illustrations, 72 in col, notes, bibliog. F/VG+. Unique combinations of sacred and secular imagery in these personal prayer books of a devout society. (Book Ref #19445)  £15.00

HARTT, F. David - By the Hand of Michelangelo. The original model discovered. Thames & Hudson: 1987 1st UK ed 144 pp, 95 illustrations, 35 in colour, sculpture photography by David Finn, appendices, bibliog. Long inscription on the half-title page o/w Fine in VG+ d/w. An exquisitely sculpted stucco model, just 8 inches high and found in a private collection led Professor Hartt to conclude that this was the actual model Michelangelo used for David. (Book Ref #31310)  £15.00

HARVEY, S. Directed by Vincente Minnelli. The Museum of Modern Art, New York: 1989 1st ed 320 pp, 50 colour plates, 166 b/w illustrations, bibliog, filmog. F/VG+. Chronicles Minnelli's outstanding career with comprehensive descriptions of the making of each of his 34 films, and an in-depth look at the operations of MGM in its heyday. (Book Ref #18638)  £15.00

HARVEY WOOD, H. (ed). The Poems and Fables of Robert Henryson. Schoolmaster of Dunfermline. Oliver & Boyd: 1965 revised ed 304 pp. VG+ in VG d/w. Edited from the earliest manuscripts and printed texts. Revised in 1958 but paying tribute to the work of David Laing , George Gregory Smith and George Chalmers. Harvey Wood had access to material unknown to his predecessors in their work on this early Scottish poet. (Book Ref #30541)  £8.00

HARWOOD, R. All the World's A Stage. Secker & Warburg: 1984 1st ed 320 pp, colour and b/w photos. Front board slightly marked o/w VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #22953)  £8.00

HASKINS, J. & BENSON, K. Scott Joplin. The Man Who Made Ragtime. Robson: 1979 1st UK ed 248 pp, a few b/w photos, bibliog. Top edge and prelims very lightly marked o/w VG+ in slightly chipped and spine-faded d/w. (Book Ref #20342)  £12.00

HASLAM, M. Highland Stoneware. The First Twenty Five Years of a Scottish Pottery. Richard Dennis: 1999 1st ed 112 pp, colour throughout, marks. Fine in Fine d/w. Relates every aspect of this student's dream come true, from foundation to the production of 'art pottery designed to be used', now famous world-wide. (Book Ref #32034)  £25.00

HASLAM, M. In the Nouveau Style. Guild: 1989 rep 224 pp, 160 colour, 155 b/w photos and illustrations, galleries, museums, bibliog. Fine in a fine d/w. A well illustrated charting of the history of the style, originally a rebellion against the Classical and Gothic revivals in Victorian times that has persisted in varying forms into the present day. (Book Ref #30456)  £15.00

HASLAM, M. The Martin Brothers Potters. Richard Dennis: 1978 1st ed 174 pp, 274 b/w figures, b/w marks, bibliog. Pictorial laminated boards. A Fine copy. The definitive work on this band of artist potters. (Book Ref #31862)  £45.00

HASLAM, S.M. River Pollution. An Ecological Perspective. Bellhaven Press: 1992 p/b rep 252 pp, b/w line drawings and diagrams, species index, bibliog. Light shelf-wear, inscription o/w VG. (Book Ref #25817)  £10.00

HASLEHUST, E. & HOW, F.D. Oxford. Blackie & Son: circa 1910 1st ed 56 pp, 12 colour plates. F.ep removed, spine ends rubbed, one plate detached o/w VG. Part of Blackie and Son's 'Beautiful England' series. (Book Ref #22562)  £8.50

HASLER, A. Hans Erni. A Man of our Times 1979 - 1987. ABC: 1987 1st ed 212 pp, profuse colour and b/w illustrations throughout, biographical notes. VG+/VG. Hastler was a long-time friend of Erni and his essay views his art as 'a vivid expression't of his philosophy and social commitment. The text is in German with a digest in English. (Book Ref #28346)  £25.00

HAWKINS, R. Green London. Sidgwick & Jackson: 1987 1st ed 176 pp, 80 colour and b/w photos, notes. Bookplate o/w F/F. The book's aim is to increase awareness of London's plants and how to use them to improve the quality of life. (Book Ref #11413)  £10.00

HAWKINS COLLINGE, L. & RICKETTS, A. Michaelangelo. Park Lane: 1991 1st ed 240 pp, 140 colour and 40 b/w illustrations, bibliog. Fine in slightly nicked d/w. Now in protective sleeve. Traces Michaelangelo's rich and complex development. (Book Ref #31291)  £15.00

HAY, P. MGM; When the Lion Roars. Turner: 1991 1st ed 335 pp, profuse colour photos, bibliog. Fine in Fine d/w. 'the most ambitious and thorough exploration of the studio ever published'. (Book Ref #30293)  £14.00

HAYDEN, P. Biddulph Grange. A Victorian garden rediscovered. National Trust: 1989 1st ed 160 pp, numerous colour and b/\w illustrations. Fine in slightly spine-faded d/w. The first book on this important Victorian survival. (Book Ref #28924)  £15.00

HAYDEN, P. Biddulph Grange. A Victorian garden rediscovered. National Trust: 1989 1st ed 160 pp, numerous colour and b/\w illustrations. VG+ in VG+ d/w. The first book on this important Victorian survival. (Book Ref #31964)  £15.00

HAYDEN, P. Russian Parks and Gardens. Frances Lincoln: 2005 1st ed 256 pp, profuse colour photos by the author, notes, plans, bibliog. F/F. A comprehensive eight hundred year history showing the European influence introduced by garden-minded rulers. (Book Ref #30185)  £25.00

HAYDEN, R. Mrs Delany. Her Life and Flowers. Colonnade: 1980 1st ed 176 pp, 30 colour plates and 100 b/w illustrations, further reading. VG+/VG+. An entertaining biography, written by a descendant of the subject's sister, with numerous reproductions of her flower collages, described by Horace Walpole as being put together "with a precision and truth unparalleled". (Book Ref #29407)  £12.00

HAYDN, J. The Creation. A Sacred Oratorio in Vocal Score. Novello, Ewer & Co: n,d Pocket Ed 144 pp, b/w musical notation throughout. Brown half calf over brown cloth. Gilt decorated spine and label. Head of spine and corners rubbed with some loss of leather to top front corner, prelims foxed, prize label and admiralty prize stamp . A very good clean copy. Edited with the pianoforte accompaniment arranged by Vincent Novello. (Book Ref #29995)  £20.00

HAYDON, G (ed). & MARKS, D (ed). Repercussions. A celebration of African-American music. Century: 1985 1st ed 192 pp, profuse b/w photos. VG+/VG+. Based on a unique series of television films and written by six experts in African-American music. (Book Ref #11660)  £7.50

HAYES, A. Family in Print. Bailey Newspaper Group; a history. Bailey Newspaper Group: n.d (1996) 1st ed 248 pp, b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. Limited edition of 1000, signed by chairman Peter Bailey on the half title. (Book Ref #9546)  £10.00

HAYES, A. Family in Print. Bailey Newspaper Group; a history. Bailey Newspaper Group: n.d (1996) 1st ed 248 pp, b/w photos. F/VG+. Limited edition of 1000. (Book Ref #23375)  £8.00

HAYES, S. & LYNCH, P.J. (illus). Favourite Fairy Tales. Walker: 1997 rep 93 pp, full colour illustrations by P.J. Lynch throughout. F/F. A delightfully illustrated retelling of ten favourite stories, including Puss in Boots, Snow White, Cinderella and more. (Book Ref #28337)  £9.00

HAYMAN, R. Fassbinder - Film Maker. Weidenfeld: 1984 p/b 1st ed 164 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. VG+. 'Presents a fascinating insight into the relationship between this obsessional, explosive personality and the unique films he created'. (Book Ref #12120)  £6.50

HAYWARD, A. Norah Lindsay. The Life and Art. Frances Lincoln: 2007 1st ed 287 pp, colour and b/w photos throughout. Fine in a Fine d/w. A well-illustrated study of the gardening socialite who greatly influenced British garden design between the wars. (Book Ref #33422)  £28.00

HAYWARD, E. Gloucester, Stroud and Berkeley. Longman Young: 1970 1st ed 165 pp, b/w illustrations. Inscription o/w VG+/VG. Traces the growth of these towns, their industries and personalities. (Book Ref #9395)  £12.50

HAYWARD, H. World Furniture. An Illustrated History. Hamlyn: 1979 rep 320 pp, 1000 b/w and 52 colour plates. VG+/VG+. An early fully-illustrated history of furniture throughout the world. (Book Ref #30003)  £20.00

HECKER, W.R. Auricolas and Primroses. Batsford: 1971 1st ed 216 pp, colour and b/w photos. Previous owner's small label o/w VG+ in d/w with clear narrow tape along top and bottom. Gives history and botanical detail, the main variety of indoor and outdoor plants, pest control and treatment of diseases. (Book Ref #30053)  £18.00

HEDGECOE, J. Complete Guide to Video. The ultimate manual of video techniques and equipment. Collins & Brown: 1992` 1st ed 256 pp, colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #9957)  £10.00

HEDGECOE, J. & TAYLOR, P. The Spirit of The Garden. Collins & Brown: 1997 1st ed 176 pp, profuse colour photos by John Hedgecoe. Fine in a Fine d/w. Patrick Taylor chronicles a world-wide journey. (Book Ref #32117)  £15.00

HEDLEY, G. & RANCE, A. (eds). Pleasure Grounds. The Gardens and Landscapes of Hampshire. Milestone: 1987 1st ed 95 pp, colour and b/w photos, list of gardens open to the public, bibliog. F/VG+. (Book Ref #19583)  £10.00

HEIDEGGER, MARTIN. & McNEILL, W. (trans). The Concept of Time. English-German Edition. Blackwells: 1992 p/b 1st thus 40 pp, lexicon. Card cover extremities slightly faded o/w VG+. (Book Ref #33498)  £10.00

HEINEY, P. George Soper's Horses. A Celebration of the English Working Horse. Witherby: 1990 1st ed 143 pp, colour and b/w plates by George Soper, bibliog. A Fine copy in a spine-faded d/w. Beautifully observed scenes of English rural life between the wars before the tractor revolutionised farming practices. (Book Ref #32323)  £20.00

HEINEY, PAUL. Home Farm. A Practical Guide to the Good Life. Dorling Kindersley: 1998 1st ed 192 pp, numerous colour illustrations. Top corners slightly bumped o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. 'Heiney addresses the needs of both country livers and country dreamers'. (Book Ref #33628)  £20.00

HELLYER, A. Gardens of Genius. Hamlyn: 1980 1st ed 223 pp, colour and b/w photos. VG/VG. Charts each style and trend. (Book Ref #2383)  £12.00

HEMINGWAY, A. The Norwich School of Painters 1803-1833. Phaidon: 1979 1st ed 80 pp, 67 illustrations, 27 in col. Inscription on f.ep o/w VG in spine faded d/w. Concentrates on the heyday of the Norwich Society of Artists. (Book Ref #17618)  £8.00

HEMMING, C. British Painters of the Coast and Sea. A history and gazetteer. Victor Gollancz: 1988 1st ed 192 pp, colour and b/w photos throughout. VG+/VG+. A comprehensive guide to over 400 artists. (Book Ref #32428)  £12.00

HEMPEL, E. Baroque Art and Architecture on Central Europe. Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Poland. Pelican History of Art: 1965 1st ed 343 pp of text, about 300 b/w plates + figures and maps. Fine in a Fine d/w and slipcase. Contains painting and sculpture: seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and architecture sixteenth to eighteenth centuries. The first scholarly study in the English language. (Book Ref #27789)  £20.00

HEMPHILL, J. & HEMPHILL, R. The Fragrant Garden. Cornstalk: 1991 1st ed 148 pp, colour photos throughout, bibliog. VG+/VG+. Explains the development, function, layout and significance of the historic and changing fragrant garden. (Book Ref #21108)  £10.00

HEMPHILL, J. & HEMPHILL, R. The Fragrant Garden. Cornstall Publishing: 1991 1st ed 148 pp, profuse colour photos, bibliog. F/F. (Book Ref #25333)  £8.50

HEMPHILL, J. & HEMPHILL, R. The Fragrant Garden. Cornstalk: 1991 1st ed 148 pp, colour photos throughout, bibliog. F/VG+. Explains the development, function, layout and significance of the historic and changing fragrant garden. (Book Ref #25376)  £8.50

HEMSLEY, HARRY. Horace at the Zoo. Not Forgetting Winnie, Elsie and Johnny. Raphael Tuck & Sons: n.d. (c.1945) 1st ed unpaginated, profuse colour illustrations. Card covers creased with traces of pencil, some pages loose o/w VG. The character of Horace was played on the radio by Harry Hemsley. (Book Ref #30519)  £30.00

HENDY, P. & GOLDSCHEIDER, L. Giovanni Bellini. Phaidon: 1945 1st ed 122 pp, 5 tipped-in col, 122 b/w plates. Cloth boards slightly bowed and lightly marked o/w VG. (Book Ref #20667)  £10.00

HENIG, M. Roman Sculpture from the Cotswold Region. OUP: 1993 1st ed 90 pp and 64 pp b/w plates, 64 b/w plates, bibliog. F in spine faded d/w. Detailed catalogue entries and over 300 individual illustrations provide a full record of the material and an introductory essay sets the historical and stylistic contexts. Also covers the Roman sculpture of Devon and Cornwall. (Book Ref #21841)  £35.00

HENKE, J. & VAN DER MEER, R. The Rock Pack. Virgin: n.d (1997?) 1st ed 12 pp, 200 colour photos, pull out booklets, pop ups, moveables, foldouts. Fine. Complete With CD. (Book Ref #33417)  £15.00

HENRY, F. Irish Art in the Early Christian Period (to A.D 800). Methuen: 1965 revised ed 255 pages of text, profuse b/w and some colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial cover. Ex-Library with all the usual labels, pocket and stamps. Vertical crease to front board o/w a VG clean copy. (Book Ref #30371)  £15.00

HEPPER, F. (ed). Kew Gardens for Science and Pleasure. HMSO: 1987 rep 195 pp, profuse b/w and colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. Not only a record but a fascinating insight into current directions in plant studies. (Book Ref #11695)  £8.00

HEPWORTH, C.M. Came the Dawn. Memories of a film pioneer. Phoenix: 1951 1st ed 209 pp, b/w drawings and photos by author. Head of spine faded o/w VG+ in an edge-worn d/w with some small loss. 'Hep's' vivid recollections of a bygone era including Lumiere's living photographs, the first flickerings at the 'Palace' and the filming of Queen Victoria's funeral. (Book Ref #32322)  £20.00

HEPWORTH, C.M. Came the Dawn. Memories of a film pioneer. Phoenix: 1951 1st ed 209 pp, b/w drawings and photos by author. VG+ in an edge-worn d/w with some small loss. 'Hep's' vivid recollections of a bygone era including Lumiere's living photographs, the first flickerings at the 'Palace' and the filming of Queen Victoria's funeral. (Book Ref #33565)  £18.00

HERBERT, J.D. Fauve Painting. The Making of Cultural Politics. Yale: 1992 1st ed 224 pp, colour and b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. A well-researched investigation of the politics of representation using contemparary primary evidence as well as a handful of Fauve paintings. (Book Ref #29501)  £18.00

HERBERT, N. Road Travel and Transport in Gloucestershire 1722-1822. Alan Sutton: 1985 p/b 1st ed 151 pp, b/w illustrations. VG+. Extracts from the Gloucester Journal. (Book Ref #15719)  £7.50

HERBERT, N.M. & ELRINGTON, C.R. The Victoria History of The County of Gloucester. Vol IV. O.U.P: 1988 1st ed 474 pp, b/w illustrations, 27 b/w maps, plans and figures. Fine in a nicked d/w. Covers The City of Gloucester. Please note that this book weighs over 2 kilos and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33585)  £50.00

HERBERT, N.M. (ed). & PUGH, R.B. (series ed). The Victoria History of The County of Gloucester. Vol XI. O.U.P: 1976 1st ed 339 pp, b/w photos and 11 maps and plans. Near Fine in d/w with slightly worn top edge and small indentation mark on spine. Covers Bisley and Longtree Hundreds which includes the market towns of Stroud, Tetbury, Painswick and Minchinhampton. Please note that this book weighs over 2 kilos and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33582)  £60.00

HERF, J. Divided Memory: The Nazi Past in the Two Germanys. Harvard: 1997 1st ed 527 pp, b/w photos, notes and sources. Light mark on fore-edge o/w F/F. An analysis of how internal politics has informed Germany's absorption of her Nazi past. Herf demonstrates how the evolution of a divided, and often suppressed, public memory of Nazi crimes were influenced by the division of the country into a liberal democracy and a communist dictatorship. (Book Ref #27766)  £15.00

HERON, M. Gardens of Ireland. Collins & Brown: 1999 1st ed 160 pp, over 200 colour photos. Fine in slightly nicked d/w. A guide to 30 of Ireland's finest gardens. (Book Ref #23737)  £10.00

HERRICK, S. Under the Hill. Alan Sutton: 1979 1st ed 139 pp, profuse b/w photos, bibliog. VG+/VG+. Concentrates on the influence of the woollen industry on the architectural history of Wotton-under-Edge. (Book Ref #31107)  £18.00

HERRICK, S. Under the Hill. Alan Sutton: 1979 1st ed 139 pp, profuse b/w photos, bibliog. VG+ in a lightly edge-worn d/w. Concentrates on the influence of the woollen industry on the architectural history of Wotton-under-Edge. (Book Ref #31679)  £15.00

HERRMANN, L. Paul and Thomas Sandby. Batsford: 1986 1st ed 175 pp, 11 colour plates and profuse b/w illustrations, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Demonstrates the substantial contribution of the Sandby brothers to British landscape and topographical art, with a detailed catalogue of their watercolours and drawings held by the Victoria and Albert Museum. (Book Ref #20727)  £25.00

HERSHFIELD, J. The Invention of Delores Del Rio. Uni. of Minnisota: 2000 1st ed 165 pp, some b/w photos, bibliog. F/F. An examination of Del Rio's packaging as an exotic commodity. (Book Ref #26600)  £15.00

HESTER, R.E. & HARRISON, R.M. (eds). Risk Assessment and Risk Management. The Royal Society of Chemistry: 1998 p/b 1st ed 129 pp, b/w tables and graphs. VG+. No.9 in Issues in Environmental Science and Technology. (Book Ref #25883)  £12.00

HIBBERD, S. Rustic Adornment for Homes of Taste. Century: 1987 p/b rep 508 pp, b/w line drawings and diagrams. VG+. Reprinted with the original line drawings. (Book Ref #25360)  £10.00

HIBBERT, C. London's Churches. Macdonald: 1988 1st ed 224 pp, profuse b/w and colour photos by Martin Black, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. A lavishly illustrated survey of over 160 churches throughout Greater London. (Book Ref #33074)  £10.00

HICKLING, R. Birds in Leicestershire and Rutland. Leicestershire & Rutland Ornithological Society: 1978 1st ed 202 pp, b/w photos, line drawings and diagrams, appendices. Spine faded o/w VG+. Signed by author. (Book Ref #15204)  £10.00

HICKMAN, D. Warwickshire. A Shell Guide. Faber: 1979 1st ed 192 pp, profuse b/w photos including Edwin Smith, John and Edward Piper. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #19123)  £25.00

HICKMAN, D. Warwickshire. A Shell Guide. Faber: 1979 1st ed 192 pp, profuse b/w photos including Edwin Smith, John and Edward Piper. F/F. Detailed guide to a county of contrasts. (Book Ref #24145)  £12.00

HICKS, D. & BROOKS-SMITH, S. Cotswold Gardens. Weidenfeld: 1995 1st ed 160 pp, 160 colour photos by Andrew Lawson. F/VG+. Inviting glimpse of an area of outstanding gardens which compliment its natural and architectural beauty. (Book Ref #29916)  £18.00

HICKS, R. & SCHULTZ, F. Perfect Exposure. From theory to practice. David & Charles: 1999 1st ed 192 pp, over 200 colour and b/w photos, appendix. Owner's name o/w Fine in Fine d/w. Excellent reference for both those who want to understand exposure theory and those who simply want to take better pictures. (Book Ref #30878)  £10.00

HICKS, R. & SCHULTZ, F. The Film Book. David & Charles: 1994 1st ed 160 pp, colour photos throughout. Fine in a Fine d/w. Explains professional choice over finished images. (Book Ref #5234)  £10.00

HIDALGO, F. & GOMEZ, L. San Agustin. Delrosse: 1982 1st ed 207 pp, profuse colour photos, bibliog. Fine in slightly torn d/w. Text in german. (Book Ref #9960)  £12.00

HIGGS, M (comp.). The Big Fat Bunter Book. Hawk: 1980 1st ed 290 pp, 16 pages of tritone photos, b/w strips throughout. Inscription o/w VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #29322)  £8.00

HIGHAM, C. Celebrity Circus. Delacorte: 1979 1st ed 322 pp, b/w photos in text. F lacks d/w. Interviews with a selection of stars and directors including de Palma, Polanski, Aldritch, Coppola as well as older 'ringmasters'. (Book Ref #673)  £5.00

HIGHAM, C. Charles Laughton: An Intimate Biography. Doubleday: 1976 1st ed 239 pp, b/w photos. VG in slightly creased d/w. Assembled for over a decade, 'the definitive biography of a great man'. (Book Ref #1851)  £8.00

HIGHAM, C. Kate. W.H. Allen: 1975 1st UK ed 244 pp, b/w photos. F/VG+. A vivid early portrait of this private star. (Book Ref #3920)  £6.50

HIGHAM, C. Marlene. The life of Marlene Dietrich. Norton: 1977 1st ed 319 pp, b/w photos, film and theatre performances. VG/VG. (Book Ref #670)  £7.50

HIGHAM, C. Marlene. The life of Marlene Dietrich. Norton: 1977 1st ed 319 pp, b/w photos, film and theatre performances. VG/VG. (Book Ref #1670)  £6.50

HIGHAM, C. & GREENBERG, J. The Celluloid Muse. Hollywood directors speak. Angus & Robertson: 1969 1st ed 268 pp, filmog. Rear board slightly marked o/w VG. Fifteen movie makers, including Aldrich, Cukor, Lang, Vidor and Wilder discuss their work. z. (Book Ref #1800)  £8.00

HILEY, M. Seeing Through Photographs. Gordon Fraser: 1983 p/b 1st thus 144 pp, numerous b/w photos, notes. VG. 'Pungently and entertainingly ... Hiley shows us how photographs work, and how texts and captions affect what we see'. (Book Ref #30785)  £7.00

HILL, C.C. Canadian Painting in The Thirties. The National Gallery of Canada: 1975 p/b 1st ed 223 pp, colour and b/w illustrations, bibliog. Covers yellowed o/w VG+. Published to coincide with the exhibition of the same name. The National Gallery was initially closely allied with the modern movement in Canada with its dichotomy between nationalism and internationalism. Following significant pressure from other Canadian artists, they retreated from their support of artist's such as The Group of Seven. (Book Ref #30599)  £15.00

HILL, J. Radio ! Radio!. : 1986 p/b 1st ed 244 pp, profuse b/w illustrations. Erased pencil price on title page o/w VG+. A celebration in words and pictures, from the experimental beginnings in Victorian Britain to the first transistor radios in the 1950's. (Book Ref #32596) 25.00

HILL, R. The Lady or The Tiger. Nelson: n.d (c.1930s) 1st thus unpaginated, Front board and 12 full-page illustrations by Wilma Hickson. Matt pictorial boards. VG+. A delightful cautionary tale illustrated in almost slavic style. (Book Ref #31700)  £25.00

HILL, S. The Spirit of the Cotswolds. M. Joseph: 1988 2nd imp 205 pp, colour photos by Nick Meers. VG+ in slightly chipped d/w. Signed by the author on the half title page. An idiosyncratic tour by the well-known novelist. (Book Ref #22089)  £25.00

HILL, T. The Watercolor Painter's Problem Book. Twenty Problem Subjects and How to Paint Them. Watson Guptil: 1979 1st ed 144 pp, colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper spine somewhat faded o/w Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #32074)  £10.00

HILLIER, B. 100 Years of Posters. Pall Mall: 1972 p/b 1st ed 96 pp, 96 colour and b/w full page posters. Extremities lightly edge-worn and creased o/w VG. (Book Ref #20512)  £20.00

HILLIER, B. The Style of The Century. Herbert Press: 1990 p/b rep 239 pp, colour and b/w photos throughout. VG+/VG. 'Covers lifestyle as well as art style and taste'. (Book Ref #16226)  £12.00

HILLIER, B. Victorian Studio Photographs. ash & grant: 1975 1st ed 144 pp, profuse b/w photos. F in spine-faded d/w. Dedicated on the author on the f.ep. Unique portraits of the makers of the high Victorian age. (Book Ref #21073)  £15.00

HILLIER, J. Utamaro. Phaidon: 1979 2nd ed 160 pp, 16 colour, 110 b/w illustrations, bibliog. Inscription o/w VG+ in d/w which is beginning to de-laminate. Still the most comprehensively-illustrated monologue on one of the great artists of the Floating World. (Book Ref #17466)  £13.50

HILLIER, J. Utamaro. Colour Prints and Paintings. Phaidon: 1979 2nd ed 160 pp, 16 colour, 110 b/w illustrations, bibliog. Inscription o/w fine in a d/w with faded backstrip. Still the most comprehensively-illustrated monologue on one of the great artists of the Floating World. (Book Ref #28131)  £15.00

HILLIER, M. Container Gardening. Dorling Kindersley: 1992 rep 192 pp, profuse colour photos. VG+ in edge worn d/w. A complete guide. (Book Ref #11765)  £8.50

HILLIER, M. Container Gardening. The complete guide to growing plants in window boxes, hanging baskets, pots, urns and tubs. Dorling Kindersley: 1991 1st ed 192 pp, profuse colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. An authoritative visual guide. (Book Ref #17159)  £8.00

HILLIER, M. Container Gardening. The complete guide to growing plants in window boxes, hanging baskets, pots, urns and tubs. Dorling Kindersley: 1993 rep 192 pp, profuse colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. An authoritative visual guide. (Book Ref #17604)  £10.00

HILLIER, M. The History of Wax Dolls. Souvenir Press: 1985 1st UK ed 160 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos, Chronology, bibliog. Ex-library with label remains on fep and one blacked out stamp o/w VG+/VG+. Fine selection of dolls drawn from some of the world's major museums and collections. (Book Ref #22419)  £7.50

HILLS, L.D. Fighting Like the Flowers. Green Books: 1989 p/b 1st ed 252 pp, b/w photos. VG. Signed and dated by author on half-title. The life story of Britain's best-known organic gardener. (Book Ref #23966)  £10.00

HILTON, C. Tewkesbury and The Vale of Gloucester in Old Photographs. Alan Sutton: 1987 1st ed 160 pp, numerous b/w photos. Corners very slightly creased o/w VG+. (Book Ref #29483)  £8.00

HINCHCLIFFE, J. & SPAREY GREEEN, C. Excavations at Brancaster 1974 and 1977. East Anglian Archaeology EAA 23. Norfolk Archaeological Trust: 1985 p/b 1st ed 244 pp, b/w figures, graphs, diagrams and tables and maps, including one folding. VG+. Complete with 11 microfiche plans in rear pocket. (Book Ref #31771)  £25.00

HINXMAN, M. & D'ARCY, S. The Films of Dirk Bogarde. Literary Series and Production: 1974 1st ed 200 pp, profuse b/w photos. Small owner's label o/w VG+ in spine-faded and lightly edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #26343)  £20.00

HIRSCHHORN, C. The Films of James Mason. Citadel: 1977 1st US ed 256 pp, profuse b/w photos, filmog. F in edge-worn d/w. Includes some 'second thoughts' by James Mason. (Book Ref #19600)  £18.00

HIRSCHHORN, C. The Films of James Mason. Citadel: 1977 1st US ed 256 pp, profuse b/w photos, filmog. VG+ in d/w with slightly worn top edge. Includes some 'second thoughts' by James Mason. (Book Ref #29868)  £13.50

HIRSCHHORN, C. The Universal Story. Octopus: 1986 p/b rep 400 pp, over 1200 b/w photos, filmog. Lightly spine-faded, front corner creased o/w VG+. From silents through the Laemmle years to TV. (Book Ref #18000)  £15.00

HIRSCHHORN, C. The Universal Story. Octopus: 1983 1st ed 400 pp, over 1200 b/w photos, filmog. Bottom corners lightly bumped o/w VG+/VG+. From silents through the Laemmie years to TV. (Book Ref #19920)  £30.00

HIRSCHHORN, C. The Universal Story. Octopus: 1983 1st ed 400 pp, over 1200 b/w photos, filmog. Fine in a Fine d/w. From silents through the Laemmie years to TV. (Book Ref #22134)  £30.00

HIRSCHHORN, C. The Universal Story. Octopus: 1983 1st ed 400 pp, over 1200 b/w photos, filmog. Page edges slightly tanned o/w VG+ in lightly edge-worn d/w. From silents through the Laemmie years to TV. Please note this book weighs 2350 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33782)  £15.00

HIRST, D. New Religion. Other Criteria: 2005 1st ed 48 pp, numerous colour plates including 6 fold-outs. Pictorial boards. Fine. Published for the 2005 Exhibition. Includes a Sean O'Hagen interview with Hirst. (Book Ref #32911)  £28.00

HIRST, D. & BURN, G. On the Way to Work. Faber: 2001 1st ed 232 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos. Fine in a fine d/w. The whole story of the BritArt phenomenon told for the first time by the man widely credited with inventing it, in conversation with his friend, the writer Gordon Burn. (Book Ref #30029)  £15.00

HOBART CUST, R.H. The Pavement Artists of Siena. Bell & Sons: 1901 1st ed 159 pp, 26 b/w plates. Decorated cloth boards lightly marked and spine darkened, end papers lightly foxed, two small inscriptions o/w VG. (Book Ref #21151)  £8.00

HOBBS, ANNE STEVENSON. Beatrix Potter Artist and Illustrator. Dulwich Picture Gallery/F. Warne: 2005 p/b 1st ed 192 pp, profuse colour and b/w illustrations. Closed edge slightly marked o/w VG+. (Book Ref #32822)  £16.00

HOBHOUSE, P. A Book of Gardening. A practical guide. Ideas, methods, designs. Pavilion: 1986 1st ed 256 pp, over 170 colour photos. F/VG+. Includes a wide range of diagrams, garden layouts and planting plans. (Book Ref #5608)  £16.50

HOBHOUSE, P. A Book of Gardening. A practical guide. Ideas, methods, designs. Pavilion: 1986 1st ed 256 pp, over 170 colour photos. VG+/VG+. Includes a wide range of diagrams, garden layouts and planting plans. (Book Ref #13140)  £15.00

HOBHOUSE, P. A Book of Gardening. A practical guide. Ideas, methods, designs. Pavilion: 1986 1st ed 256 pp, over 170 colour photos. Signed copy, o/w VG+/VG+. Includes a wide range of diagrams, garden layouts and planting plans. (Book Ref #15200)  £16.50

HOBHOUSE, P. A Book of Gardening. A practical guide. Ideas, methods, designs. Pavilion: 1986 1st ed 256 pp, over 170 colour photos. VG+ in a torn and internally repaired d/w. Includes a wide range of diagrams, garden layouts and planting plans. (Book Ref #17510)  £12.00

HOBHOUSE, P. Flower Gardens. Frances Lincoln: 1991 1st ed 215 pp, profuse colour photos. Board edges slightly worn o/w VG+ in chipped d/w. Both a celebration of flower gardens and a practical growing guide, with over 700 of the best flowering plants in a comprehensive catalogue. (Book Ref #19988)  £18.00

HOBHOUSE, P. Flower Gardens. Frances Lincoln: 1991 1st ed 215 pp, profuse colour photos. Fine in slightly torn d/w. Both a celebration of flower gardens and a practical growing guide, with over 700 of the best flowering plants in a comprehensive catalogue. (Book Ref #21726)  £13.00

HOBHOUSE, P. Garden Style. Windward: 1988 1st ed 216 pp, profuse colour photos, list of gardens to visit, bibliog. VG+ in slightly nicked d/w. Over 20 examples from all over the world of how to achieve the formal and patterned, the natural and flower gardens by relating the garden to its setting and focusing initially on structure. (Book Ref #21728)  £15.00

HOBHOUSE, P. Private Gardens of England. Weidenfeld: 1986 1st ed 223 pp, 65 colour and 160 b/w photos, plant index. Fine in a Fine d/w. Thirty three of England's finest gardens were chosen to reflect the love and enthusiasm of their owners. (Book Ref #17815)  £15.00

HOBHOUSE, P. Private Gardens of England. Weidenfeld: 1986 1st ed 223 pp, 65 colour and 160 b/w photos, plant index. VG+ in a lightly edge-worn d/w. Thirty three of England's finest gardens were chosen to reflect the love and enthusiasm of their owners. (Book Ref #31474)  £15.00

HOBHOUSE, P. The Country Gardener. Frances Lincoln: 1989 rep 168 pp, profuse colour photos. F/VG+. Based on her successful renovation of the garden at Hadspen in Somerset. (Book Ref #17445)  £12.50

HOBHOUSE, P. The Country Gardener. Frances Lincoln: 1989 p/b rep 168 pp, profuse colour photos. Partially removed sticker on fep o/w VG+. Based on her successful renovation of the garden at Hadspen in Somerset. (Book Ref #22328)  £7.50

HOBHOUSE, P. The Smaller Garden. Planning and planting. Collins: 1981 1st ed 192 pp, 70 colour and 160 b/w photos, 20 diagrams, bibliog. Fine in chipped d/w. This eminently practical and sensible guide provides a multitude of ideas to spark off the imagination. (Book Ref #12382)  £15.00

HOBHOUSE, P. The Smaller Garden. Planning and planting. Collins: 1981 1st ed 192 pp, 70 colour and 160 b/w photos, 20 diagrams, bibliog. F in chipped d/w with small loss to head of spine. This eminently practical and sensible guide provides a multitude of ideas to spark off the imagination. (Book Ref #16238)  £12.00

HOBHOUSE, P. The Smaller Garden. Planning and planting. Collins: 1981 1st ed 192 pp, 70 colour and 160 b/w photos, 20 diagrams, bibliog. Light foxing to top page edges o/w VG+ in chipped d/w. This eminently practical and sensible guide provides a multitude of ideas to spark off the imagination. (Book Ref #16526)  £10.00

HOBHOUSE, P. & WOOD, C. Painted Gardens. English Watercolours 1850-1914. Pavilion: 1988 1st ed 208 pp, 100 colour illustrations, bibliog. VG+/VG+. 'An epitaph to a fine tradition of watercolour painting...and a celebration of classic garden style. (Book Ref #27678)  £12.00

HOCHKOFLER, M. Marcello Mastroianni. The fun of cinema. Gremese: 1992 1st ed 188 pp, numerous b/w photos, foreword by Fellini, filmog. Fine in chipped d/w. Analysis of an actor who stated 'acting is almost better than making love' and his relationship with Fellini. (Book Ref #19306)  £10.00

HOCHKOFLER, M. Marcello Mastroianni. The fun of cinema. Gremese: 1992 1st ed 188 pp, numerous b/w photos, foreword by Fellini, filmog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Analysis of an actor who stated "acting is almost better than making love" and his relationship with Fellini. (Book Ref #19344)  £12.00

HOCKMAN, H. Edwardian House Style. An Architectural and Interior Design Source Book. David & Charles: 1998 rep 192 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos and illustrations, stockists, bibliog. Fine in a VG+ d/w. Draws on the rich variety of contemporary guides to home-making and building published for the middle classes, creating an authentic picture of how Edwardians lived and decorated their homes. (Book Ref #33143)  £20.00

HOCKMAN, H. Edwardian House Style. An Architectural and Interior Design Source Book. David & Charles: 1994 1st ed 192 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos and illustrations, stockists, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Draws on the rich variety of contemporary guides to home-making and building published for the middle classes, creating an authentic picture of how Edwardians lived and decorated their homes. (Book Ref #33559)  £15.00

HOCKNEY, D. That's the Way I See It. Thames & Hudson: 1993 1st ed 248 pp, 315 colour, 50 b/w illustrations. Owner's name o/w VG+ in a slightly torn d/w. Revealing autobiography illustrated with Hockney's work in every medium. (Book Ref #31228)  £12.00

HODGETTS, S. The Toby Twirl Colour Strip Adventure Book. Sampson Low: n.d. (c.1951) 1st ed unpaginated, colour pictures throughout by E. Jeffrey. Rear pictorial board lightly marked, spine head slightly frayed and very lightly rubbed at the foot. 3 line inscription and 'belongs to' box completed o/w clean, bright and crisp. The two stories are Toby Twirl and The White Rabbit and Toby Twirl and the Three Dwarves. (Book Ref #31056)  £22.00

HODIN, J.P. Emilio Greco Sculpture and Drawings. Adams & Dart: 1971 1st ed unpaginated, 14 colour plates,134 b/w illustrations, bibliographical notes, bibliog. VG+ in slightly yellowed d/w. Admired by Henry Moore, for the sensuality and elegance of his work, this monograph views Greco's work through his credo of youth and beauty. (Book Ref #31370)  £20.00

HOFSTATTER, H.H. Art Nouveau. Prints, Illustrations and Posters. Greenwich House: 1984 rep 294 pp, bibliog. VG+/VG+. Published as a result of a Berlin exhibition of 1966, this synopsis of European work is on a scale never previously attempted.. In this scholarly study, Hofstatter argued that the printed art nouveau most closely realised the artist's intention and should therefore be considered the primary work of the movement. (Book Ref #17723)  £20.00

HOLBROOK, M. Science Preserved. A directory of scientific instruments in collections in the United Kingdom and Eire. HMSO/Science Museum: 1992 1st ed 271 pp, 139 b/w illustrations, bibliog. Top board edges lightly faded o/w VG+ in slightly edge worn d/w. Now in clear protective jacket. A description of some 3700 instruments, nearly all dating from before the mid or late nineteenth century. (Book Ref #33425)  £15.00

HOLLINGSWORTH, A. & BLOEMENDAL, F.A.H. Cotswold Architecture and Heritage. Ian Allan: 1992 1st ed 96 pp, profuse colour photos. Laminated boards F. Looks closely at the matchless heritage of Cotswold buildings in a variety of styles and periods. (Book Ref #11655)  £5.99

HOLLINGWORTH, S. The Complete Book of Traditional Aran Knitting. Batsford: 1983 rep 144 pp, b/w photos. Top edge very lightly foxed o/w VG+ in chipped and slightly torn d/w. Includes techniques and 71 Aran pattern stitch samples and instructions. (Book Ref #21513)  £10.00

HOLLISS, R. & SIBLEY, B. The Disney Studio Story. Octopus: 1988 1st ed 256 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. Front board lightly rubbed o/w VG+ in lightly scored and creased d/w. (Book Ref #19443)  £20.00

HOLLISS, R. & SIBLEY, B. The Disney Studio Story. Crown: 1988 1st US ed 256 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. Light shelf wear o/w F in slightly torn d/w. (Book Ref #19444)  £20.00

HOLLISS, R. & SIBLEY, B. The Disney Studio Story. Octopus: 1988 1st ed 256 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. Top edge lightly bumped o/w VG+ in slightly scratched d/w. (Book Ref #22965)  £15.00

HOLLISS, R. & SIBLEY, B. Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. and the Making of the Classic Film. Hyperion: 1994 1st US ed 88 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos and illustrations, bibliog. Fine in a lightly edge-worn d/w with one small nick at top spine end. A careful and well illustrated study of the Disney classic, which was the first animated feature film. (Book Ref #30452)  £10.00

HOLLOWAY, D. Playing The Empire. The Acts of The Holloway Touring Theatre Company. Harrap: 1979 1st ed 207 pp, b/w photos. VG in edge-worn and torn d/w internally repaired with small losses to top edge. The memoirs of W.J. Holloway, combined with other family records by his son David to give an insight into the running of an old theatrical stock company. (Book Ref #33567)  £8.50

HOLLOWAY, O.E. French Rococo Book illustration. Academy: 1969 p/b 1st ed 252 pp, 283 b/w illustrations. VG+. (Book Ref #33259)  £10.00

HOLMAN, R. The Fleet's In!. With a foreword by Clara Bow. Published to coincide with the films British release. Readers Library Film Edition: 1928 1st thus 251 pp, 8 pages sepia stills. Very small nick at the top of the spine o/w bright and clean in a very slightly spine faded with a few tiny nicks. Published cheaply in the late 1920's, these Readers Library Film Editions are now chiefly of interest for the film stills some of them contain and for their bright and attractive wrap-around dustwrapper art work. This dustwrapper has a terrific painting of Clara Bow receiving a heap of presents from a number of friendly sailors. Photo available.. (Book Ref #10106)  £40.00

HOLMAN HUNT, D. My Grandfather, His Wives and Loves. Hamish Hamilton: 1969 1st ed 307 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. VG in edge-worn d/w. The first fifty years of Hunt's life. (Book Ref #16344)  £8.00

HOLME, C. The Trumpet in The Dust. Ivor Nicholson and Watson: 1934 1st Illus 255 pp, 6 woodcuts by Clare Leighton. Top front corner bumped, inscription o/w VG in edge-worn and marked d/w with tanned spine. Stories set in Westmorland Villages. Illustrated with Clare Leighton's wonderful clarity. (Book Ref #24832)  £20.00

HOLME, C. (ed). Art in Photography. With selected examples of European and American work. The Studio: 1905 1st ed unpaginated, numerous tipped-in plates, some coloured. In red library binding lightly fingered with label, bar code and a number of stamps including withdrawn o/w VG+. Includes photographic essays on the development of photography in Britain, Belgium, France, Austria, Germany and America. (Book Ref #31889)  £80.00

HOLME, C. (ed). Daumier and Gavarni. With Critical and Biographical Notes by Henri Frantz and Octave Uzanne. The Studio: 1904 1st ed unpaginated, full page b/w prints, occasional colours. Library binding with label and usual stamps on preface and the verso of each plate stamped with a small round private library stamp o/w VG+. (Book Ref #31843)  £20.00

HOLME, C. (ed). The Studio Summer Special 1903. Masters of English Landscape Painting. The Studio: 1903 1st ed 306 pp, 18 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations. Rubbed green buckram gilt decorated, small inscription, light foxing throughout o/w VG. Hightlights the work of John Sell Cotman, David Cox and Peter De Wint. (Book Ref #22850)  £20.00

HOLME, RATHBONE. & FROST, KATHLEEN M. Decorative Art The Studio Year Book of Furnishing and Decoration. Volume 43 1953-54. Longacre: 1961 1st ed 128 pp+ 20 pp of advertisements, a little colour, profuse b/w photos. Spine extremities a little rubbed, spine and boards slightly unevenly faded o/w VG+. (Book Ref #33640)  £50.00

HOLME, C, ed. & KENDRICK, A.F. et al. A Book of Old Embroidery. The Studio: 1921 1st ed 40 pp of text, 7 coloured and 80 b/w plates. Library binding. Boards slightly rubbed at extremities, corners a little bumped & back panel scratched. Usual stamps including small gilt one on front board, small circular stamp at head of illustrated pages & attractive library bookplate o/w a VG copy. Well-illustrated for its time, providing good comparative studies of style and stitches. (Book Ref #33737)  £15.00

HOLMES, E.F. A History of Thimbles. Cornwall Books: 1985 1st ed 253 pp, some colour photos, numerous b/w photos and line drawings. VG+ in a lightly edge-worn d/w with a 10cm closed tear at the head of the front panel. an 'authoritative and comprehensive survey' by an enthusiast and collector. Examples are categorised by the four main countries of production, their material, specialist and commemorative thimbles. Illustrations are taken from manufacturer's catalogues and include many rarities. (Book Ref #32266)  £50.00

HOLMES, R. World War II. in Photographs. Sevenoaks: 2005 rep 400 pp, 500 b/w and colour photos, picture credits. Fine in a slightly marked d/w. A collection of the best photographs from the archives of the Imperial War Museum, with images from every side in the war. (Book Ref #29574)  £13.00

HOLT, D. Theatre and Behaviour. Hawkwood Papers 1979 to 1986. Published Privately: 1987 p/b 1st ed 126 pp. 2 light marks on closed fore-edge o/w VG+. Six papers presented yearly at Hawkwood College in the annual 'Jung and Hermeneutics' weekend. (Book Ref #32776)  £10.00

HOLT, J. General View of The Agriculture of The County of Lancashire. With Observations on The Means of its Improvement. David & Charles: 1969 facsimile ed 241 pp, b/w folding map and diagrams. Bottom edge slightly dusty o/w VG+ in spine-faded d/w. First published in 1795. (Book Ref #21012)  £20.00

HOLZ, L. Developing Your Doll Collection. for Enjoyment and Investment. Hale: 1982 1st ed 243 pp, 125 b/w photos, resources. VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #24851)  £6.00

HONEYFORD, P. Harrison Ford. Sidgwick & Jackson: 1986 1st ed 152 pp, b/w photos, filmog. M/F. (Book Ref #3927)  £8.50

HONNEF, K. Contemporary Art. Taschen: 1992 p/b rep 238 pp, 190 colour plates and 53 b/w illustrations. VG+. Draws on the work of 102 artists from nine different countries. (Book Ref #24974)  £12.00

HONNEF, K. Contemporary Art. Taschen: 1988 rep 279 pp, 190 colour plates and 53 b/w illustrations. Fine in a Fine d/w. Draws on the work of 102 artists from nine different countries. (Book Ref #33717)  £25.00

HONOUR, H. Cabinet Furniture Makers and Designers. Spring: 1972 rep 320 pp, 32 pp of colour, 230 of b/w illustrations. Page edges lightly tanned o/w VG+ in edge-worn d/w with 1" tear to top of back panel. Please note this book weighs 1675 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33539)  £10.00

HOOK, J. The Baroque Age in England. Thames & Hudson: 1976 1st ed 207 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. VG+ in lightly chipped d/w. (Book Ref #33435)  £12.00

HOOK, T. (ed). John Bull Vol. 2. "For God, the king and the people". E. Shackell: Jan 7th - Dec 29th 1822 1st ed 444 pp & index. Half brown calf, raised bands with gilt titles and decorations. Spine neatly re-backed with original laid on, corners and boards rubbed. A few holes in the text, a couple of dirty front pages and a few marginal tears. A notorious Tory newspaper edited by Theodore Hook and described at the time as "scurrilous, scandalous, but irresistibly facetious". The papers that comprise this volume were bound some years after publication, but are generally in very good condition. (Book Ref #27178)  £275.00

HOOK, P. & POLTIMORE, M. Popular Nineteenth Century Painting. A Dictionary of European Genre Painters. Antique Collectors Club: 1987 rep 632 pp, 73 colour plates, over 1500 b/w photos, bibliog. VG+/VG+. Nearly 4000 artists under 31 categories ranging from monks to monkeys. An important aid to attribution, but also for anyone interested in the pictorial imagination of the whole of Europe during a period of immense change. (Book Ref #31535)  £100.00

HOON, W. & PALIN, M. (foreword). Football Days. Classic Football Photography by Peter Robinson. Mitchell Beazley: 2003 rep 352 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos. F/F. Robinson has covered three game from the 1960s glory days through the nadir of Heysel to the current revival of interest. Each chapter is devoted to a different aspect of the sport. (Book Ref #29175)  £15.00

HOOPER, J. Modern Cabinet Work. Technique, Drawings, Examples. Batsford: 1952 6th, revised ed 388 pp, 7 colour , 6 folding plates, over 50 b/w plates and frequent b/w line drawings. Board edges and top edge lightly faded, page edges slightly foxed o/w VG+ in edge-worn d/w with small v shaped loss to top of front panel and 1" tear. A profusely illustrated cabinet maker's bible. (Book Ref #32003)  £35.00

HOOPER, J. & HOOPER, R. Modern Furniture and Fittings. Batsford: 1948 1st ed 326 pp, colour frontis, over 100 b/w photos, 1,700 b/w working and measured drawings, diagrams and detail. Board top edges slightly faded, top corner clipped from front endpaper, page edges lightly foxed o/w VG+ in edge-worn with small surface loss to spine title and 1" wide loss at spine tail. A profusely illustrated series of representative examples for cabinetmakers. (Book Ref #32004)  £15.00

HOPE, B. & SHAVELSON, M. Don't Shoot it's only Me. Pan: 1990 1st ed 315 pp, b/w photos. M/M. (Book Ref #1060)  £5.99

HOPE, B. & THOMAS, B. The Road to Hollywood. Doubleday: 1977 1st ed 271 pp, profuse b/w photos, casts lists, credits and synopses, filmog. VG in worn d/w. (Book Ref #1672)  £8.00

HOPE, B. & THOMAS, B. The Road to Hollywood. My Forty-Year Love Affair with the Movies. W.H. Allen: 1977 1st UK ed 271 pp, profuse b/w photos, casts lists, credits and synopses, filmog. VG+/VG. 'a unique picture of forty years of laughter and sadness and success'. (Book Ref #9381)  £10.00

HOPWOOD, H.V. & FOSTER, R.B. Hopwood's Living Pictures. Their History, Photo-production, and Practical Working, With Classified Lists of British Patents and Bibliography. Hatton Press: 1915 revised & enlarged ed 352 pp + 11 pages of Cinematographic & Optical Advertisements, 265 b/w figures in text, bibliog. Extremities slightly rubbed, boards slightly marked and cloth slit at top of hinges. Internally the occasional fox spot o/w a clean, tight VG+ copy. (Book Ref #33375)  £120.00

HOPWOOD, I. & HOPWOOD, G. Denby Pottery 1809 - 1997. Richard Dennis: 1997 1st ed 136 pp, profuse colour and b/w illustrations, impressed stamps and benchmarks, bibliog. Fine in a VG+ d/w.. A detailed record of all the major decorative and tableware designs, the designers and craftspeople who produced the diversity of Denby ware. (Book Ref #29954)  £25.00

HOPWOOD, I. & HOPWOOD, G. The Shorter Connection. A.J. Wilkinson. Clarice Cliff. Crown Devon. A Family Pottery 1874 - 1974. Richard Dennis: 1992 p/b 1st ed 132 pp, profuse b/w illustrations and some colour. Top corner of card cover creased o/w VG+. A painstakingly researched and well-illustrated history of The Shorter family, its factories and productions. (Book Ref #30891)  £16.50

HOPWOOD, I. & HOPWOOD, G. The Shorter Connection. A.J. Wilkinson. Clarice Cliff. Crown Devon. A Family Pottery 1874 - 1974. Richard Dennis: 1992 p/b 1st ed 132 pp, profuse b/w illustrations and some colour. Card covers lightly creased and slightly faded o/w VG+. Signed by the authors on the title page. A painstakingly researched and well-illustrated history of The Shorter family, its factories and productions. (Book Ref #32220)  £16.00

HORAN, J.L. The Porcelain God. A social history of the toilet. Robson: 1966 1st ed 216 pp, over 30 line drawings and photos. Fine in slightly torn d/w. 'This unique history contends that civilisation began not with the written word but with the toilet'. (Book Ref #29970)  £10.00

HORNUNG, C.P. (ed). Will Bradley. His Graphic Art. Dover: 1974 1st ed 31 pp of text, 89 colour and b/w illustrations. Front endpaper lightly creased o/w Fine in a Fine d/w. A collection of his posters, illustrations, typographic designs, and decorations. Bradley was amongst the first American designers to realise the application of art to the business world. (Book Ref #31769)  £20.00

HOROVITZ, M. Midsummer Morning Jog Log. Five Seasons Press: 1986 p/b 1st trade ed 36 pp, colour cover and 4 full page drawings by Peter Blake. Corners slightly curled o/w VG+. Horovitz's first publication since 1979 was a 670-line rhapsody written in the remote Cotswold valley previously celebrated by Frances Horovitz. (Book Ref #31816)  £8.00

HORSLEY, T. The Long Flight. Country Life: 1947 1st ed 118 pp, d/w, frontis and 19 scraperboard twotone illustrations by C.F Tunnicliffe. Endpapers lightly foxed and browned, long inscription, o/w VG+ in spine browned, edge-worn and lightly chipped dustwrapper which has been internally taped at the head of the spine. The author's major theme is the constant battle between living creatures and the elements from his first hand experiences as naturalist and airman. (Book Ref #16427)  £15.00

HORST, P.H. & PEPPER, T. Horst Portraits. National Portrait Gallery: 2001 1st ed 211 pp, 150 duotone and 20 colour illustrations, chronology. Previous owner's name on title page and small label on front endpaper o/w Fine in slightly nicked d/w. Celebrates the evocative portraits of one of the master photographers of the 20th century, including a number of unpublished portraits with full notes on the sitters and sittings. (Book Ref #33791)  £25.00

HORWARD, DONALD. D. (ed). Napoleonic Military History. A Bibliography. Greenhill: 1986 1st UK ed 689 pp, alphabetically arranged bibliography. Top back corner lightly bumped o/w a VG+ copy in unevenly sun-faded d/w as is usual with this title. The front panel is slightly creased with a 1" closed tear. Now in clear removable plastic wrapper. Twenty Four chapters enumerate the 220,000 volumes, each with an introductory essay by the select contributor.. The sections comprise each major campaign and region together with wars against the French Republic, Empire and Consulate from the other combatants' perspectives. Please note this book will require more than the ABE and Biblio default postage. (Book Ref #32678)  £40.00

HORWOOD, W. The Boy With No Shoes. A Memoir. Headline: 2004 1st ed 440 pp. F/F. A fictionalised account of the traumatic youth of William Horwood, author of the Duncton Wood chronicles. (Book Ref #27896)  £10.00

HOSKING, E. Eric Hosking's Classic Birds. 60 years of bird photography. Harper Collins: 1993 1st ed 190 pp, over 190 b/w photos. Fine in chipped d/w. Eric Hosking's classic black and white photographs, dating from 1929-1970. (Book Ref #12803)  £6.00

HOSKINGS, W.G. Devon. David & Charles: 1978 new, updated ed 600 pp, b/w photos. VG in VG d/w. Signed by the author on the title page. (Book Ref #31565)  £15.00

HOSKINS, L (ed). The Papered Wall. History, pattern, technique. Abrams: 1994 1st ed 256 pp, colour and b/w illustrations throughout, notes, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Everything you need to know about wall-coverings and their history, design and manufacture. Includes a useful guide to care and conservation. (Book Ref #18779)  £20.00

HOSKINS, W.G. The Making of the English Landscape. BCA: 1977 rep 326 pp, profuse b/w photos and maps, bibliog. Fine in spine-faded d/w. Originally published in 1955 it remains a milestone in the study of history. (Book Ref #26209)  £10.00

HOSKINS, W.G. Two Thousand Years in Exeter. Phillimore: 1974 rep 164 pp, 14 b/w plates. VG+ in torn d/w. From the small Celtic village to the modern county town, Hoskins traces the architectural, landscape and social history of the South West's traditional Mother-City. (Book Ref #30602)  £5.00

HOSKYNS, B. James Dean - Shooting Star. Virgin: 1989 p/b 1st ed 191 pp, 170 photos. F. (Book Ref #24942)  £6.00

HOTCHNER, A.E. Sophia. Living and Loving. Biography of Sophia Loren. Michael Joseph: 1979 1st ed 216 pp, over 60 b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #1674)  £8.00

HOTCHNER, A.E. Sophia. Living and Loving. Her own story. Michael Joseph: 1979 1st ed 216 pp, 90 b/w photos. Autographed on 1/2 title. F/F. (Book Ref #6836)  £25.00

HOUGH, ROBERT. The Final Confession of Mabel Stark. Atlantic: 2001 1st ed 430 pp, b/w frontis. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #32943)  £8.50

HOWARD, D. The Architectural History of Scotland. Scottish architecture from the Reformation to the Restoration, 1560-1660. Edinburgh University: 1995 1st ed 270 pp, profuse b/w photos and illustrations, notes, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Illustrates the proliferation of architectural innovations during this important period by looking at the wide variety of structures built for the court, the countryside, the towns and the church. (Book Ref #18344)  £15.00

HOWARD, J. Art Nouveau. International and national styles in Europe. Manchester University: 1996 1st ed 240 pp, 17 colour plates, b/w photos, references, collections guide, glossary, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Groundbreaking critical survey of the Art Nouveau movement which reveals the true diversity of the style across the breadth of Europe. (Book Ref #14009)  £18.00

HOWARD, J. Art Nouveau. International and national styles in Europe. Manchester University: 1996 1st ed 240 pp, 17 colour plates, b/w photos, references, collections guide, glossary, bibliog. Fine in chipped d/w. Groundbreaking critical survey of the Art Nouveau movement which reveals the true diversity of the style across the breadth of Europe. (Book Ref #15538)  £10.00

HOWARTH, TROY. The Haunted World of Mario Brava. Fab: 2002 1st ed 352 pp, b/w and colour photography throughout, bibliog, filmog. Fine in a VG+ d/w. An exploration of the career of the Godfather of Italian Horror Cinema. (Book Ref #33184)  £50.00

HOWELL, K. Francis Frith's Gloucestershire Photographic Memories. Frith Book Co: 2002 rep 115 pp, profuse b/w photos. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. (Book Ref #25460)  £10.00

HOWELL, R. Searching For the Silures. An Iron Age Tribe in South-East Wales. Tempus: 2006 p/b 1st ed 159 pp, 15 colour and 41 b/w illustrations. Fine. Described by the Romans as among the most implacable foes of expansion, the Silures emerge as 'a resilient and sophisticated clan-based tribal confederation. (Book Ref #32304)  £15.00

HOWELLS, J. The Rose and The Clematis. As good companions. Garden Art Press: 1996 1st ed 206 pp, 140 colour plates, 95 colour and b/w drawings. Fine in a Fine d/w. 'Highly informative...written in plain straighforward language'. Every detail of classification and cultivation. (Book Ref #30337)  £15.00

HOWETT, T. The Complete Book of Cacti and Succulents. Dorling Kindersley: 1993 1st ed 176 pp, profuse colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. Attractively presented practical guide with a photographic A-Z of nearly 300 plants. (Book Ref #15599)  £12.00

HOWLETT, J. James Dean. Plexus: 1983 p/b rep 191 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. Neat inscription o/w VG+. Claims to be the definitive study. (Book Ref #1376)  £6.00

HOWLETT, J. James Dean. Plexus: 1975 p/b 1st ed 191 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. Inked-out inscription o/w VG. Claims to be the definitive study. (Book Ref #2037)  £6.00

HRDLICKA, Z. & HRLICKOVA, V. Japanische Gartenkuns. Dausien: 1981 1st ed 192 pp, 284 colour and b/w photos and illustrations, notes, bibliog. VG+ in a slightly creased d/w. A well illustrated study of Japanese garden architecture, written in German and featuring photos by Zdenek Thoma. (Book Ref #29917)  £9.00

HRH THE DUCHESS OF YORK. Victoria and Albert. Life at Osbourne House. Weidenfeld: 1991 1st ed 208 pp, numerous colour and b/w illustrations. Inscription o/w VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #22851)  £20.00

HRH THE DUCHESS OF YORK. & STONEY, B. Victoria and Albert. Life at Osbourne House. Weidenfeld: 1991 1st ed 208 pp, numerous colour and b/w illustrations. F/VG+. (Book Ref #24728)  £20.00

HUCKS, J. B.A.(1795). A Pedestrian Tour through North Wales in a Series of Letters. University of Wales: 1979 new ed 114 pp, colour frontis, b/w maps on endpapers and b/w sketch map of the route. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Edited by Alun R. Jones and William Tydeman. Written in 1795 by a 23 year old Cambridge graduate. This is the first reprint from an original copy. Added are a biographical sketch of the author, a critical introduction and notes with sketch map and itinerary. (Book Ref #32518)  £8.00

HUDSON, H. Cumberland Lodge. A House Through History. Phillimore: 1989 1st ed 192 pp, 7 colour and 115 b/w illustrations, bibliog. Fine in a VG+ d/w. The story of a grace and favour royal residence in Windsor Great Park, and its distinguished inhabitants, by the Director of Studies for St. Catherine's Foundation, who now occupy The Lodge. (Book Ref #31343)  £10.00

HUDSON, J. Wakes Week. Memories of Mill Town Holidays. Alan Sutton: 1992 p/b 1st ed 151 pp, b/w photos and illustrations throughout, bibliog. VG+. Fond and not so fond memories of Northern sea- and pier-side wakes holidays, wrapped up in a well illustrated, nostalgic package. (Book Ref #29918)  £6.00

HUDSON, R. & LEE, R. Gloria Swanson. Castle: 1970 1st ed 269 pp, 300+ b/w photos. V/G+ in slightly torn and marked d/w. A striking pictorial tribute. (Book Ref #7653)  £9.00

HUET, M. & SAVARY, C. Africa Dances. Thames & Hudson: 1995 1st ed 172 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos by Michel Huet, bibliog. Fine in a d/w with a half inch closed tear. A well illustrated book capturing, over 40 years, the fast-vanishing culture of dance as initiation and celebration of life and death in Africa. (Book Ref #29141)  £20.00

HUGHES, D. David Lynch. Virgin: 2001 p/b 1st thus 292 pp, colour and b/w photos, quotations, bibliog. Fine. Includes an interview by Barry Gifford. (Book Ref #25311)  £7.00

HUGHES, R. The Shock of the New. Art and the Century of Change. BBC: 1991 updated & enlarged 444 pp, 261 colour illustrations, bibliog. Fine in Fine d/w. (Book Ref #31820)  £25.00

HUGHES, R. (intro.). Planet Earth. Jonathan Cape: 2002 1st ed 232 pp, profuse colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. Stunning satellite images of earth from space gathered by the German Space Station, made by machines in space. This is a heavy book. Please contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #32118)  £20.00

HUGHES, JIM(intro. & Selection). & HAAS, ERNST & ALEXANDER. Ernst Haas In Black and White. Bulfinch: 1992 1st ed 143 pp, 114 photos from the Haas archive, plate list, bibliog. Bottom corners slightly bumped o/w A Near Fine copy in a very lightly chipped d/w. Selection by Jim Hughes and Alexander Hughes offer outstanding examples of Haas's 'transforming power' and 'joyous gift' of 'the art of seeing'. (Book Ref #33790)  £80.00

HUGHES, G. & PUGH, R. Llanelly Pottery. Llanelli Borough Council: 1990 1st ed 144 pp, 190 colour and 116 b/w illustrations. Fine in a very lightly chipped d/w. Founded by William Chambers Jnr in 1840 as a workaday operation, the pottery's history falls into 3 main periods. The early saw mainly utilitarian goods produced, the middle era of W.T Holland when the best transfer ware was made and Samuel Shufflebottom whose sophisticated painting staved off closure for a few more years. The book focuses on both the new patterns and designs uncovered since Dilys Jenkin's book, and also on the links with other potteries and pottery families. (Book Ref #33379)  £75.00

HULTEN, P. & CELANT, G. (et al). Italian Art 1900-1945. Bompiani: 1989 p/b 1st thus 772 pp, profuse colour and b/w illustrations, chapter notes, chronology, critical references, bibliog. Spine lightly creased o/w VG+. A very well illustrated and thorough study, featuring artists such as Modigliani, De Chirico, Severini and many more. (Book Ref #30115)  £38.00

HULTON, P. & SMITH, L. Flowers in Art from East and West. British Museum: 1979 p/b 1st ed 150 pp, 54 colour plates, 133 b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+. Examines and illustrates every kind of floral art except for oil painting. (Book Ref #12763)  £8.50

HUMFREY, P. Lorenzo Lotto. Yale: 1997 1st ed 193 pp, 160 colour and b/w illustrations, notes, appendices, bibliog. F/F. A lavishly illustrated look at the artist's life and work, the first comprehensive treatment for 100 years. (Book Ref #27125)  £25.00

HUMPHREY, S. & MORRIS, J. Churches and Cathedrals of London. New Holland: 2000 1st ed 160 pp, over 200 colour photos. Page edges slightly cockled o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #33079)  £10.00

HUNT, L.F. The International Book of Orchids. Marshall Cavendish: 1979 1st ed 168 pp, 79 colour photos, 14 colour drawings and b/w photos, notes. F/VG+. The result of twelve year's study at Kew. (Book Ref #22019)  £9.00

HUNTER, J. Dennis Hopper. Movie top ten. Creation: 1999 p/b 1st ed 152 pp, b/w photos, filmog. VG+. Chronological top ten of Hopper's films, chosen by the author. (Book Ref #20984)  £8.00

HUNTER, J. Great Scot. The life of Sean Connery. Bloomsbury: 1993 review copy 191 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Definitive, no-holds-barred biography. (Book Ref #12714)  £10.00

HUNTER, R. Wait Until the Sun Shines, Nellie. Hamish Hamilton: 1986 1st ed 230 pp, b/w photos. VG+ in lightly chipped d/w. (Book Ref #21979)  £8.00

HURLE, P. Upton. Portrait of a Severn Side Town. Phillimore: 1979 1st ed 108 pp, profuse b/w photos, bibliog. Fine in chipped d/w. An entertaining account of this small town. (Book Ref #14539)  £15.00

HUSTON, J. An Open Book. Autobiography. Macmillan: 1981 1st ed 398 pp, 48 b/w illustrations. VG+/VG. (Book Ref #2095)  £10.00

HUTCHINSON, T. Elizabeth Taylor. Screen greats series. Optimum: 1982 rep 80 pp, colour and b/w photos throughout text, filmog. M/VG. (Book Ref #1675)  £6.00

HUTCHINSON, T. Niven's Hollywood. Macmillan: 1984 1st ed 192 pp, b/w photos throughout, filmog. Inscription o/w VG+ in slightly chipped d/w. (Book Ref #19298)  £10.00

HUTTON, C. Macbeth. The making of the film. Max Parrish: 1960 1st ed 48 + 32 pp, 32 pages of b/w stills, production shots and set designs. Some light foxing o/w VG+ in slightly torn d/w. Competes with 'The Scarface Mob' for the honour of being the first combined theatrical film and TV production. (Book Ref #12427)  £8.00

HUTTON, R.G. Design. An Exposition of the Principles and Practice of The Making of Patterns. Chapman & Hall: 1925 3rd Imp 182 pp, 177 b/w figures in text. Brown cloth gilt decorated. Spine ends slightly rubbed and top of back panel very slightly faded. Attractive prize label slightly offset on free front endpaper o/w VG. An attempt to inculcate good design principles in decorators in an era of plain objects. Hutton believed that designer's sensibilities should focus on the object's use, material, personality and identity. (Book Ref #27268)  £12.00

HUXLEY, A. An Illustrated History of Gardening. Paddington Press: 1978 1st ed 352 pp, 40 colour and over 1000 b/w illustrations. VG+ in d/w with sun faded spine. The first authoritative book about the history and development of the methods of gardening, including the development of tools and the history of pest control etc. (Book Ref #18500)  £15.00

HUXLEY, A. The Painted Garden. The garden through the artist's eye. Windward: 1988 1st ed 160 pp, numerous colour plates and cartouches, biographies of painters. Fine in a Fine d/w. Huxley provides chronological analysis and an account of the garden practices and planting through the ages, with suggestions for modern day interpretation. (Book Ref #20775)  £12.50

HUXLEY, R. (ed). The Great Naturalists. Thames & Hudson: 2007 1st ed 304 pp, 198 colour illustrations. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #33507)  £20.00

HYAMS, E. A History of Gardens and Gardening. Dent: 1971 1st ed 345 pp, 391 b/w photos and 32 colour plates. F in slightly worn slip case. Although primarily an art history, it traces in broad lines the growth of horticultural science and the changing social role of the garden throughout the ages. (Book Ref #2405)  £14.00

HYAMS, E. A History of Gardens and Gardening. Dent: 1971 1st ed 345 pp, 391 b/w photos and 32 colour plates. VG+ in lightly edge worn d/w and VG+ slipcase. Although primarily an art history, it traces in broad lines the growth of horticultural science and the changing social role of the garden throughout the ages. (Book Ref #18324)  £25.00

HYAMS, E. & SMITH, E. The English Garden. Thames & Hudson: 1964 1st ed 288 pp, 188 photogravure plates, 17 in col, notes, bibliog. Page edges yellowed as usual, bottom of boards a little shelf worn o/w VG+ in slightly nicked d/w. Author and photographer have worked closely together to create a balanced and unified visual representation of a unique and original art. (Book Ref #13699)  £40.00

HYAMS, E. & SMITH, E. The English Garden. Thames & Hudson: 1964 1st ed 288 pp, 188 photogravure plates, 17 in col, notes, bibliog. Page edges yellowed as usual, bottom of boards a little shelf worn o/w VG in chipped d/w with small tears. Author and photographer have worked closely together to create a balanced and unified visual representation of a unique and original art. (Book Ref #13923)  £35.00

HYLAND, A.R.M. The Literati Vision: 16th Century Wu School Painting and Calligraphy. Memphis Broons: 1984 p/b 1st ed 104 pp, bibliog. VG+. (Book Ref #7093)  £12.50

HYLTON, S. From Rationing to Rock. The 1950s Revisited. Alan Sutton: 1998 1st ed 176 pp, b/w photos. F/VG+. 'Nostalgic yet irreverent look' at values, attitudes, communities, culture and personalities. (Book Ref #30364)  £8.00

INGALLS WILDER, L. Little Town on The Prairie. Lutterworth: 1969 4th Imp 304 pp, Illustrated by Garth Williams. Ex-Library with thin tape marks to boards, label clumsily partially removed, 2 stamps, page edges browned with a few marginal marks o/w a VG copy in bright d/w. Laura's struggle to gain her teacher's certificate in the growing town of De Smet, Dakota. (Book Ref #31799)  £12.00

INGWERSEN, W. Ingwersen's Manual of Alpine Plants. Dunnsprint: 1978 1st ed 445 pp, bibliog. Inscription o/w VG+ in nicked d/w. An alphabetical listing with cultural advice. (Book Ref #17123)  £10.00

INNES, M. The Ornamental Gardener. Creative ideas for every gardener. Headline: 1992 1st ed 160 pp, colour photos and b/w line drawings. Fine in a Fine d/w. Country Life editor uses historical sources as inspiration for present day gardeners with lashings of useful tips. (Book Ref #5666)  £9.00

INNES, M (ed). The Passionate Gardener. Country Living: 1990 1st ed 126 pp, colour photos. F/VG+. Germaine Greer, Beth Chatto and Hugh Johnson are amongst the 23 passionately opinionated and successful gardeners who talk about their acts of creation. (Book Ref #15245)  £8.00

INSKIP, P (intro). Edwin Lutyens. Architectural Monographs. Academy: 1986 rep 112 pp, over 200 illustrations, including 41 in colour and 7 gatefolds, list of buildings and projects, bibliog. Two small marks on front board o/w VG+ in d/w slightly de-laminating at one point on back panel top edge. Vividly illustrated with original plans, drawings and photos from Country Life, and a series of colour gatefolds. (Book Ref #33595)  £40.00

INSKIP, P. (intro). Edwin Lutyens. Architectural Monograph no 6. Academy: 1979 1st ed 112 pp, over 200 b/w and colour photos, bibliog. VG. Two postcards of the interior of Lindisfarne Castle loosely inserted. Vividly illustrated with original plans, drawings and photos from Country Life and a series of colour gatefolds. (Book Ref #33632)  £25.00

IRVINE, L. Royal Doulton Series Ware. Volume 4: Around the World - Flora and Fauna. Richard Dennis: 1988 1st ed 242 pp, b/w illustrations throughout, Appendix. Pictorial laminated boards. VG+. The concluding volume of this popular series with a survey of scenes from around the world and colourful flora and fauna. (Book Ref #28412)  £12.00

IRWIN, M.D.J. The Nuffield Album. A.T .Condie Publications: 1993 p/b 1st ed 95 pp, numerous b/w illustrations and tables. VG+. (Book Ref #31283)  £15.00

ISAKKSON, U. The Virgin Spring. Ballantine: 1960 p/b 1st thus 114 pp, 16 pp b/w stills. Page edges browning o/w VG. National Film Theatre programme notes loosely inserted. The complete, uncensored screenplay of Ingmar Bergman's film. (Book Ref #26916)  £15.00

IVAN, B.T. et al. Lelek es Forma. Magyar muveszet 1896-1914. Nemzeti Galeria: n.d p/b 1st ed 188 pp, 39 pp of colour, 48 pp b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+. Exhibition catalogue with text in Magyar and English. Covers all aspects of Hungarian Art Nouveau design. The Magyar culture viewed 1900 and its Millenial Festivities as an ispiration for a 'second foundation of their state'. (Book Ref #26346)  £20.00

JACK AND JILL'S. Fun in Toyland Annual 1958. Amalgamated Press: 1958 1st ed 80 pp, coloured endpapers by Barbara Freeman, colour and duotone strips throughout. Matt pictorial boards. Corners and bottom edge lightly rubbed, 'belongs-to' page slightly browned but uncompleted, fore-edge very lightly foxed o/w VG+. A clean, bright and attractive copy. Features Tommy the Toy Soldier, Dolly Dimple, Tammy Shanter, Bimbo the Clown, Simon Simple, Peter Pilot, Scrubby the Little Teddy Bear, Mickey Monkey and Pogo The Palace Guard. (Book Ref #32425)  £15.00

JACKMAN, L. The Wild Bird Garden. A guide to gardening to attract wild birds. Souvenir Press: 1992 1st ed 176 pp, 20 colour paintings, 33 line drawings, bibliog. VG+/VG+. Packed with ideas to recreate bird's natural habitats. (Book Ref #20993)  £8.50

JACKSON, D. Selected and Current Works. The Master Architects Series II. Images: 1996 1st ed 256 pp, numerous colour photos, architects drawings and plans, bibliog. New. Jackson's central tenet is the urbanity of the city and its role in urban form and public space. He calls for new 'powerful, formal imagery to introduce a civic dimension into our regard for fellow humans and to give the city 'meaning and memory.'. (Book Ref #12048)  £12.00

JACKSON, K. Humphrey Jennings. Picador: 2004 1st ed 448 pp, b/w photos, appendix, notes, bibliog, filmog. Fine in a fine d/w. The definitive story of the life of short-lived British film-maker and polymath Humphrey Jennings, whose films for the GPO film unit changed the face of public-service broadcasting. (Book Ref #29410)  £18.00

JACKSON, LESLIE (ed). Whitefriars Glass. The Art of James Powell & Sons. Richard Dennis: 1996 p/b 1st ed 160 pp, 173 small colour plates, 241b/w illustrations, bibliog. Near Fine. Published to accompany the Manchester and London exhibition 1996-97, a strongly visual history based on the Whitechapel archive. (Book Ref #33575)  £25.00

JACKSON, S. Blooming Small. A City-Dweller's Garden. Herbert: 1994 1st ed 112 pp, profuse watercolours by the author. VG+/VG+. Based on Sheila Jackson's own experience in a 24 x 18ft garden. (Book Ref #19070)  £7.00

JACKSON, R.G. & PRICE, R/H. Bristol Clay Pipes. A Study of Makers and Their Marks. Bristol City Museum: 1974 p/b 1st ed 152 pp, profuse b/w line-drawings, bibliog. Ex-Bath reference Library with front endpaper removed and usual stamps including accession numbers on spine o/w VG. Includes a history, lists of known and probable makers, form and identification and illustrations of pipes by various Bristol makers. (Book Ref #32718)  £12.00

JACKSON-STOPS, G. & NASH, J. Views of the Royal Pavilion. Pavilion: 1991 1st ed 128 pp, reproductions of the original colour aquatints. Owner's bookplate o/w Fine in d/w with creased top edge to rear panel. Reproduces the complete series of the Nash/Pugin aquatints for the first time since they were executed and includes a three page fold-out of the section through the state apartments. (Book Ref #26786)  £15.00

JACKSON-STOPS, G. & PIPKIN, J. The Country House Garden. A grand tour. Pavilion: 1987 1st ed 223 pp, profuse colour photos. F/F. Focuses on the details of individual garden features. (Book Ref #25290)  £15.00

JACKSON-STOPS, G. & PIPKIN, J. The Country House Garden. A grand tour. Pavilion: 1987 1st ed 223 pp, profuse colour photos. Fine in a price-clipped d/w. Focuses on the details of individual garden features. (Book Ref #26763)  £12.00

JACOB, N. Just About Us. The Children's Book Club: 19 rep 212 pp, jacket and 7 b/w illustrations. A few tape marks on endpapers, page edges browned o/w bright and clean in lightly edge-worn dustwrapper. In protective sleeve. (Book Ref #28046)  £4.50

JACOBS, M. The Good and Simple Life. Artist Colonies in Europe and America. Phaidon: 1985 1st ed 192 pp, 160 illustrations, 8 in col, notes. Top edge lightly foxed, inscription, o/w VG+/VG+. Revealing and often amusing insight into bohemianism and back-to-nature ideals. (Book Ref #20368)  £18.00

JACOBS, M. The Good and Simple Life. Artist Colonies in Europe and America. Phaidon: 1985 1st ed 192 pp, 160 illustrations, 8 in col, notes. VG+/VG+. Revealing and often amusing insight into bohemianism and back-to-nature ideals. (Book Ref #26776)  £18.00

JACOBS, T. James Dean. Bison: 1991 rep 80 pp, profuse b/w and some colour photos. M/M. Pictorial biography. (Book Ref #688)  £6.99

JACOBS, M. & PALMER, H. The Most Beautiful Villages of Provence. Thames & Hudson: 1994 1st ed 224 pp, 304 colour photos by the author, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Evocative accounts of architecture, landscape and people with special characteristics of each region within Province. (Book Ref #33767)  £15.00

JAFFE, D. & McGRATH, E. et al. Rubens. A Master in the Making. The National Gallery: 2005 rep 207 pp, 90 colour plates, bibliog. Fine in a VG+ d/w. Published to coincide with The National Gallery London Exhibition 2006-7. (Book Ref #32204)  £18.00

JAHN, W. The Art of Gilbert and George. Or an aesthetic of existence. Thames & Hudson: 1989 1st ed 524 pp, 406 illustrations, 291 in col, biography, notes, bibliog. VG+/VG+. The first full-length illustrated exposition of the art of the bizarre living sculptures. (Book Ref #20425)  £35.00

JAMES, J. Hurst Castle. An Illustrated History. Dovecote: 1986 1st ed 134 pp, profuse b/w photos and illustrations, appendices, footnotes, bibliog. A Fine copy in a Fine d/w. The first book on the subject from its Tudor origins in stone partly robbed from Beaulieu Abbey through the incarceration of Charles I to the local coastal characters and the return of the garrison during WW2. (Book Ref #28014)  £25.00

JAMES, T. Jnr. Speciality Gardening. Stewart Tabori & Chang: 1992 1st ed 239 pp, 160 colour photos, bibliog. F/VG. Informative text and evocative photos which 'reveal the imagination, dedication and devotion of speciality gardeners from around the world'. (Book Ref #2617)  £12.00

JANETZKY, K. & BRUCHLE, B. The Horn. Batsford: 1988 1st ed 127 pp, profuse b/w and colour photos. Ex-Library with usual stamps, label and tape remains o/w VG+/VG+. Lively account in which technical, artistic and historical events are skilfully interwoven with the aid of illustrations showing an extraordinary range of horns of all types and periods. (Book Ref #24474)  £12.00

JANETZKY, K. & BRUCHLE, B. The Horn. Batsford: 1988 1st UK ed 127 pp, profuse b/w and colour photos. VG+ in lightly foxed d/w. Lively account in which technical, artistic and historical events are skilfully interwoven with the aid of illustrations showing an extraordinary range of horns of all types and periods. (Book Ref #26262)  £12.00

JANUS, (ed). The Great Photographers: Man Ray. Collins: 1984 p/b 1st UK ed 64 pp, 60 b/w photos, chronology, bibliog. VG+. An excellent sample of the photographer's work. (Book Ref #29212)  £12.00

JAQUES, F. & ALDERSON, B. A Peck of Pepper. Chatto & Windus: 1974 1st thus unpaginated, colour illustrations throughout by Faith Jaques. VG+ in lightly tanned d/w. Series of playful, beautifully illustrated tongue-twisters, originally published in 1813. (Book Ref #23950)  £5.00

JARMAN, D. Dancing Ledge. Reflections of an independent film maker. Quartet: 1984 p/b 1st ed 254 pp, b/w photos. Inscription o/w VG. Jarman's cinematic adventures up to and including Edward II. (Book Ref #21783)  £8.00

JARMAN, D. Dancing Ledge. Reflections of an independent film maker. Quartet: 1984 p/b 1st ed 254 pp, b/w photos. VG. Jarman's cinematic adventures up to and including Edward II. (Book Ref #27629)  £7.00

JARRETT, D. The English Landscape Garden. Academy: 1978 1st ed 144 pp, 150+ illustrations in b/w and col. Fine in chipped d/w. An illustrated history of 31 famous houses and their gardens. (Book Ref #8052)  £12.50

JARRETT, D. The English Landscape Garden. Academy: 1978 1st ed 144 pp, 150+ illustrations in b/w and col. VG+/VG+. An illustrated history of 31 famous houses and their gardens. (Book Ref #16720)  £9.00

JARVIS, D. Hollywood 1960's. Gallery: 1986 1st ed 119 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos. VG+/VG+. The decade of widening screens and declining audiences. (Book Ref #211)  £4.50

JAY, B. Victorian Cameraman. Francis Frith's views of rural England 1850-1898. David & Charles: 1973 1st ed 111 pp, b/w reproductions from Frith's original plates. Inscription o/w VG+VG+. Written for pleasure and technical information, illuminating Frith's concentration on British social scenes. (Book Ref #17193)  £10.00

JAY, R. Learned Pigs and Fireproof Women. A history of unique, eccentric and amazing entertainers. Guild: 1987 rep 343 pp, profuse b/w and colour illustrations including many poster reproductions. Fine in a slightly nicked d/w. 'A delightful excursion into some of the more exotic regions of show business' - New York Times. With bibliography entitled 'For The Curious'. (Book Ref #32994)  £20.00

JEANBRAU, H. & PEPIN, E. The Loire and Its Chateaux. Thames & Hudson: 1971 1st ed 236 pp, 12 colour plates and 166 b/w photos by Helene Jeanbrau plus 3 maps. F/F. Reveals the full diversity and beauty of the Loire valley and gives a sparkling account of the role of her towns and chateaux in French history. (Book Ref #27913)  £10.00

JEAVONS, C. A Pictorial History of War Films. Hamlyn: 1974 1st ed 253 pp, over 350 b/w photos. Spine of d/w faded o/w VG/VG. (Book Ref #212)  £6.00

JECCHINIS, CHRIS. Beyond Olympus. Harrap: 1960 1st ed 218 pp, 38 b/w photos. VG in in slightly edge-worn d/w with small surface loss to front panel. The thrilling story of the 'Train Busters' in Nazi-occupied Greece. (Book Ref #33725)  £10.0

JEFFERSON BROWN, M. Leaves. For all year round colour interest in the garden. David & Charles: 1989 1st ed 192 pp, colour photos, b/w drawings throughout. Fine in a Fine d/w. Explores the astonishing variety of form and foliage, size, texture and colour. (Book Ref #14359)  £8.00

JEFFERSON BROWN, M. Leaves. For all year round colour interest in the garden. David & Charles: 1989 1st ed 192 pp, colour photos, b/w drawings throughout. F/VG+. Explores the astonishing variety of form, size, texture and colour. (Book Ref #18938)  £10.00

JEFFERSON BROWN, M. Leaves. For all year round colour interest in the garden. David & Charles: 1989 1st ed 192 pp, colour photos, b/w drawings throughout. VG+ in d/w with lightly indented spine. Signed by the author. Explores the astonishing variety of form, size, texture and colour. (Book Ref #21992)  £10.00

JEKIC, D.P. The Musical Migration and Ernst Toch. Iowa State Uni. Press: 1989 1st ed 220 pp, b/w musical notation, bibliog, filmog, discog. F/VG+. Documents the collective contribution of the transplanted composers of the migration from Europe to Americas to escape fascism. Toch's life is treated as representative of the <@218>migr<@218> experience. (Book Ref #30402)  £8.00

JEKYLL, G. Classic English Gardens. Smithmark: 1995 rep 184 pp, 50 colour paintings by George S. Elgood, bibliog. Near Fine in slightly torn d/w. First published in 1904 as 'Some English Gardens', and includes Scottish and Irish gardens in line with the original edition. Please note this book weighs 1725 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33610)  £18.00

JEKYLL, G. Colour Schemes for the Flower Garden. The illustrated Gertrude Jekyll. Frances Lincoln: n.d (1987) 186 pp, colour illustrations by Charlotte Wess, profuse colour photos, appendix. F/VG+. Combines the wealth of her practical gardening skills with original and inventive approaches to colour schemes. (Book Ref #27825)  £15.00

JEKYLL, G. Colour Schemes for the Flower Garden. Antique Collectors Club: 1982 rep 326 pp, numerous b/w and 32 colour photos. Fine in a lightly edge-worn d/w. 'Combines the wealth of her practical gardening skills with her original and inventive approach to colour schemes'. (Book Ref #30390)  £12.00

JEKYLL, G. Colour Schemes for the Flower Garden. The illustrated Gertrude Jekyll. Frances Lincoln: n.d (1987) 186 pp, colour illustrations by Charlotte Wess, profuse colour photos, appendix. Fine in a nicked d/w. Combines the wealth of her practical gardening skills with original and inventive approaches to colour schemes. (Book Ref #33320)  £12.00

JEKYLL, G. Colour Schemes for the Flower Garden. Country Life: 1911 2nd edition 159 pp, colour frontis, b/w photos and planting plans. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Extremities slightly rubbed with very small loss of cloth at spine head. Spine slightly faded, including titles. Prelims, closed edges and some marginss lightly foxed, bookplate and pencil inscriptions o/w a VG copy. 'Combines the wealth of her practical gardening skills with her original and inventive approach to colour schemes'. Perhaps her most influential book. (Book Ref #33761)  £35.00

JEKYLL, G. Home and Garden. Longmans: 1901 new ed 296 pp, 53 b/w photos by the author. Crimson boards unevenly faded, lightly marked & rubbed. Extremities slightly bumped & rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned with occasional marginal fox spots. Previous owner's name and address o/w a clean, attractive copy with bright gilt decorated titles. Jekyll considers various aspects of life at Munstead Wood, the surrounding countryside and its characters. (Book Ref #33060)  £50.00

JEKYLL, G. & HOBHOUSE, P. (ed). Gertrude Jekyll on Gardening. Collins: 1983 rep 336 pp, b/w and 4 colour plates, b/w illustrations and plans. Fine in a VG+ d/w. Signed and dated by the author on the front endpaper. A practical guide to the use of Miss Jekyll's ideas on colour and plant arrangement in the modern garden. (Book Ref #33243)  £18.00

JEKYLL, G. & WEAVER, L. Gardens for Small Country Houses. Antique Collectors' Club: 1985 rep 260 pp, profuse b/w photos, site plans, diagrams. Fine in a Fine d/w. 'The volume, chiefly concerned as it is with the problems of garden design has filled a place, hitherto empty, on the bookshelves of the garden-loving public.' First published in 1912. (Book Ref #32099)  £30.00

JEKYLL, G. & WEAVER, L. Gardens for Small Country Houses. Antique Collectors' Club: 1985 new ed 260 pp, profuse b/w photos, site plans, diagrams. The lightest scattering of foxing to top edge o/w F/F. 'The volume, chiefly concerned as it is with the problems of garden design has filled a place, hitherto empty, on the bookshelves of the garden-loving public.' First published in 1912. (Book Ref #33150)  £25.00

JELLICOE, G. and S. The Landscape of Man. Thames & Hudson: 1975 1st ed 400 pp, 702 b/w illustrations and 6 maps, bibliog. Front endpaper removed o/w VG+/VG+. Shaping the environment from prehistory to the present day. (Book Ref #30166)  £20.00

JENCKS, CHARLES. The Gardens of Cosmic Speculation. Frances Lincoln: 2003 1st ed 256 pp, lavish colour photographs and watercolours throughout. Front edge slightly bumped o/w Fine in VG+ d/w. Interesting double inscription in the title page by Jencks in red and black pen and gift inscription by another o/w Fine in a lightly scuffed d/w. Jencks tells of the conception of the 30 acre garden in a book full of questions both playful and serious about the place of the garden in the spirituality of the twenty-first century. (Book Ref #33722)  £45.00

JENKINS, M. House & Garden Samplers. David & Charles: 1996 1st ed 120 pp, profuse colour illustrations, b/w charts, bibliog. Fine/VG+. A very useful visual source book for architectural detail, plants, topiary and animals in scale with careful instructions. (Book Ref #28815)  £13.50

JENKINS, S. Daniel Day- Lewis: The Fire Within. Sidgwick & Jackson: 1994 1st ed 294 pp, b/w photos, filmog. Fine in a Fine d/w. The first biography which draws on interviews with family, friends & colleagues. (Book Ref #2268)  £6.00

JENNER, M. London Heritage. The Changing Style of a City. Michael Joseph: 1988 1st ed 255 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos, bibliog. VG+/VG+. Highlights the most significant and interesting aspects of London's evolution, not only its major landmarks, but also the less obvious structures of everyday life. (Book Ref #21709)  £9.00

JENNINGS, TREVOR.S. The Development of British Bell Fittings. Privately printed: 1991 1st ed 168 pp, 23 b/w plates, 74 b/w figures and b/w tables. VG+ in a VG+ d/w. 'Trevor Jennings is to be congratulated for revealing the obscurity of the belfry' from the foreword by Dr. Marilyn Palmer. (Book Ref #32655)  £25.00

JENSEN, R. & CONWAY, P. Ornamentalism. The New Decorativeness in Architecture and Design. Potter: 1982 1st ed 297 pp, over 500 colour and b/w illustrations. Fine in slightly creased d/w. Examines the revival of decoration in private and public spaces to claim and focus our attention on detail. (Book Ref #16500)  £15.00

JEPSEN, J.G. Discography of Count Basie. Biographical Notes by Knud H Ditlevsen. Debut Records: 1959 p/b 1st ed 32 pp. Paper spine partially slit, card covers slightly marked and browned. Some small pen annotations. (Book Ref #28461)  £10.00

JESCH, J. Women in The Viking Age. Boydell: 1991 1st ed 239 pp, 33 b/w illustrations. Fine in a VG+ d/w. Assembled from fragmentary evidence to challenge our previously accepted view of a violent and male-dominated Norse society. (Book Ref #30642)  £20.00

JEWELL, R.B. & HARBIN, V. The RKO Story. Octopus: 1982 1st ed 320 pp, b/w and tinted photos throughout. VG+ in lightly edge worn d/w. RKO's relatively short but always turbulent history. (Book Ref #18843)  £30.00

JEWELL, R.B. & HARBIN, V. The RKO Story. Octopus: 1982 1st ed 320 pp, b/w and tinted photos throughout. Inscription o/w VG+/VG+. RKO's relatively short but always turbulent history. (Book Ref #19918)  £22.00

JEWELL, R.B. & HARBIN, V. The RKO Story. Octopus: 1982 1st ed 320 pp, b/w and tinted photos throughout. VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #26784)  £20.00

JEZEK, Z. The Complete Encyclopaedia of Orchids. Rebo: 2006 2nd ed 304 pp, profuse colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #33428)  £10.00

JODICE, M. Paris. City of Light. Aperture: 1998 1st ed 79 pp, profuse b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #30476)  £12.00

JOHN, W.D. & SIMCOX, A. Pontypool and Usk Japanned Wares. With the early history of the iron and tinplate industries at Pontypool. The Ceramic Book Company: 1966 rep 88 pp, 7 colour, 120 b/w illustrations. Red gilt decorated cloth with top corners slightly bumped and back panel very lightly marked . Light background foxing on some plates with actual photos unaffected o/w VG+.. Reprint with additional illustrations. One of a limited edition of 1000. (Book Ref #33378)  £45.00

JOHNSON, A. How to Restore and Improve your Victorian House. David & Charles: 1988 rep 208 pp, profuse b/w illustrations, directory of restoration products and services, bibliog. Top edge lightly foxed o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. 'Essential reference for anyone who not only wants to renovate their Victorian house, but who wants to do it sympathetically' - Home Improvement Guide. (Book Ref #33444)  £18.00

JOHNSON, C. The Practical Zone System. A Simple Guide to Photographic Control. Focal Press: 1994 p/b revised ed 164 pp, b/w photos and illustrations throughout, Appendices, glossary. VG+. (Book Ref #23394)  £12.00

JOHNSON, H. A Bone in My Flute. Century: 1994 1st ed 310 pp, b/w photos, picture captions, discog. Page edges slightly browned as usual o/w FVG+. The witty and revealing autobiography of the Frankie Goes to Hollywood lead singer. (Book Ref #28519)  £15.00

JOHNSON, H. A Bone in My Flute. Century: 1994 1st ed 310 pp, b/w photos, picture captions, discog. Page edges slightly browned as usual o/w VG+ in a VG+ d/w. The witty and revealing autobiography of the Frankie Goes to Hollywood lead singer. (Book Ref #32325)  £15.00

JOHNSON, J. Stow-on-the-Wold. A history of a Cotswold town. Alan Sutton: 1994 p/b 1st ed 92 pp, b/w photos and illustrations, bibliog. F. Traces Stow-on-the-Wold's history from Neolithic times. (Book Ref #18903)  £7.50

JOHNSON, J. The Gloucestershire Gentry. Alan Sutton: 1989 1st ed 269 pp, b/w photos and engravings, Appendices, bibliog. Fine in slightly chipped d/w. The changing fortunes of the gentry are traced from the fluctuations of Tudor royal favour, through the turmoil of the Civil War, the growth of the wool industry and the resulting prosperity and gentrification of the clothiers. (Book Ref #21700)  £15.00

JOHNSON, L. (intro). Working Women. A Photographic Collection of Women. Thames & Hudson: 1984 p/b 1st ed 94 pp, 200 colour photos. VG+. (Book Ref #26187)  £10.00

JOHNSON, M. Behind The Castle Gate. From Medieval to Renaissance. Routledge: 2002 1st ed 209 pp, 60 b/w figures and line drawings and maps, glossary, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Concentrates on use, influence, and modification. (Book Ref #31260)  £30.00

JOHNSON, P. British Cathedrals. Weidenfeld: 1980 1st ed 275 pp, colour and b/w photos and drawings, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. 90 cathedrals are examined in what is perhaps the most comprehensive study for the general reader. (Book Ref #22223)  £18.00

JOHNSON, P. Front Line Artists. Cassell: 1978 1st ed 184 pp, profuse b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+ in lightly spine-faded d/w. Lively book, well illustrated with examples of the war artists' work and concentrating mostly on their hey-day in the 19th century. (Book Ref #19519)  £7.00

JOHNSON, S. English Heritage Book of Hadrian's Wall. Batsford: 1989 1st ed 143 pp, 108 b/w and colour photos and illustrations, gazeteer, glossary, bibliog. Price-clipped o/w fine in a fine d/w. A comprehensive and readable survey of the most imposing Roman monument north of the Alps. (Book Ref #30025)  £12.00

JOHNSTONE, I. The Man With No Name. Biography of Clint Eastwood. Plexus: 1981 p/b 1st ed 144 pp, b/w photos throughout text, filmog. VG+. (Book Ref #12745)  £5.00

JONES. Jones' Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. Second Series comprising the Western Counties, bound with Volume IV Scottish Seats. Jones & Co: 1829. n.d 1st printings unpaginated, 87 English and 80 Scottish b/w steel engravings, b/w title page engraving. Boards slightly marked, titles a little faded. Front endpapers slightly split, occasional foxing, small marginal tears to two plates & 1 page, small bookplate o/w a clean, bright copy. Bound in crimson half leather binding with attractive gilt spine and marbled endpapers. Please note this book weighs 1850 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33065)  £150.00

JONES, B. Follies and Grottoes. Constable: 1974 revised ed 459 pp, b/w photos and illustrations throughout. Fine copy in a spine-faded d/w. The rise and fall of folly fashion plus a reference section of over 830 follies of the British Isles. (Book Ref #33119)  £28.00

JONES, C. The Forgotten Battle of 1066: Fulford. Tempus: 2006 1st ed 254 pp, 5 maps and genealogical tables, timeline. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #32569)  £18.00

JONES, D. A History of Clifton. Phillimore: 1992 1st ed 196 pp, profuse b/w photos and illustrations, appendices, references, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. The first full study of Clifton's history, from Roman times to the present day. A major contribution to the history of greater Bristol. (Book Ref #32996)  £20.00

JONES, D.K. Shepherds of The Desert. Elm Tree Books: 1984 1st ed 184 pp, numerous b/w photos. VG+/VG+. A portrayal of the nomadic peoples of Northern Kenya - Samburu, Turkana, Pokot, Rendille and Gabbra. (Book Ref #31317)  £12.00

JONES, E. The Complete Artist. A Manual of Instruction. Guild: 1988 1st ed 239 pp. VG+ in slightly torn d/w. From drawing, still life, landscape, portrait and figure. (Book Ref #13312)  £8.99

JONES, E. The Complete Artist. A Manual of Instruction. Dryad: 1988 1st ed 239 pp, profuse illustrations. Small inscription o/w VG+ in slightly torn and internally repaired d/w. From drawing, still life, landscape, portrait and figure. (Book Ref #22217)  £7.50

JONES, F. Nature's Deadly Creatures. A pop-up exploration. Electric Paper: 1993 1st ed unpaginated, 6 full colour pop-ups, colour photos. F. Startlingly realistic pop-ups of the most poisonous animals on earth. (Book Ref #22570)  £12.00

JONES, J.L. The Waterfalls of Wales. Hale: 1986 1st ed 242 pp, over 100 b/w photos. VG+ in VG+ d/w. The first title to combine all Welsh waterfalls in one volume. (Book Ref #31503)  £15.00

JONES, K. Memorable Movie Roles. Moore: 1992 1st ed 160 pp, 212 colour and b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. 'Instances of inspired casting' are the theme of this volume. (Book Ref #13056)  £8.50

JONES, M.M. The Lookers-Out of Worcestershire. Worcestershire Naturalists Club: 1980 1st ed 216 pp, b/w line drawings. Inscription o/w VG+ in slightly spine faded d/w. The history of Edwin Lees and his Field Club who took leisurely excursions into the countryside of Worcestershire, the surrounding counties and Wales, and their successors who took Worcestershire Naturalists Club forward. (Book Ref #17316)  £10.00

JONES, O. The Psalms of David. Wordsworth: 1989 1st ed 100 pp, 150 colour psalms. Boards lightly marked o/w VG+ in lightly creased d/w. Chiefly remembered for his great masterwork 'The Grammar of Ornament', at the age of 79 Jones dedicated these elaborately illuminated devotions to Queen Victoria. (Book Ref #21351)  £15.00

JONES, P. California Photographs. Aperture: 2001 1st ed 135 pp, profuse b/w photos, chronology and exhibitions, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Essay by Tim B. Wride. A sixty year record of Northern California, particularly of special projects such as recording The Berryessa valley with Dorothea Lange before its submersion. (Book Ref #30479)  £20.00

JONES, R.M. The North Wales Quarrymen 1874-1922. University of Wales Press: 1982 p/b 1st ed 359 pp. Front endpaper removed, owner's name on title page o/w VG. 'This book is about the struggle of quarrymen to organise and 'combine' in the slate quarries and mines of North Wales, and particularly in the giant Penrhyn quarries'. (Book Ref #32229)  £6.00

JONES, S. The Village Homes of England. Bracken: 1995 rep 163 pp, 12 colour and 150 b/w illustrations. Board bottoms very slightly dented, o/w VG in d/w with light scuffing to front panel. First published in 1912 by 'The Studio', this is the large format reprint. (Book Ref #24688)  £8.50

JONES, S.G. The British Labour Movement and Film 1918-39. RKP: 1987 1st ed 248 pp, b/w photos. M/M. The first book to look at how film was received by the organised working class in Britain in the interwar years. (Book Ref #214)  £10.00

JONES, T. A Stroud Valley Childhood. Alan Sutton: 1992 p/b 1st ed 147 pp, b/w photos. F. As heard on BBC Radio Gloucestershire. (Book Ref #23779)  £7.50

JONES, T. Fairy Tales. Pavilion: 1981 1st ed 127 pp, 39 colour and 45 b/w illustrations by Michael Foreman. Top edge very slightly marked o/w fine in a fine d/w. Inscribed on the title page "Fairy Tale wishes from Terry Jones". Terry Jones' witty, pertinent Fairy Tales, lavishly illustrated by Michael Foreman. (Book Ref #30957)  £30.00

JONES, M. & CHILTON, J. Louis. The Louis Armstrong story 1900-1971. Studio Vista: 1971 1st UK ed 256 pp, b/w plates throughout, film list. Top edge lightly marked o/w VG+ in slightly creased and internally marked d/w. The definitive story of Louis Armstrong's remarkable life. (Book Ref #20797)  £15.00

JONES, J. & JONES, M. Historic Parks & Gardens in and Around South Yorkshire. Wharncliffe: 2005 p/b 1st ed 160 pp, colour photos throughout. VG+. (Book Ref #33524)  £11.00

JOPE, E.M. (ed). Studies in Building History. Odhams: 1961 1st ed 287 pp, 32 b/w plates, b/w figures in text. Ex-Library, minimal stamps but new front endpapers o/w VG+ in a slightly grubby d/w with a strip cut from front d/w flap. (Book Ref #31941)  £20.00

JOURDAIN. Regency Furniture 1795 - 1820. Country Life: 1949 revised ed 188 pp, 235 b/w figs. Boards unevenly faded, some foxing o/w VG+ in edge-worn d/w with some loss at corners. (Book Ref #19454)  £15.00

JOUSSAUME, ROGER. Des Dolmens Pour Les Morts. Les Megalithhismes a Travers Le Monde. Hachette: 1985 p/b 1st ed 398 pp, 25 b/w photos, 65 b/w figures. VG. Text in French. (Book Ref #32869)  £8.00

JOYCE, D. The English Garden Tradition. Learning from the great gardeners of today. Century: 1987 1st ed 160 pp, colour photos, selection of a 100 best plants. VG+ in chipped d/w. Examines the work of contemporary designers and plantsmen including interviews with Brookes, Lloyd, Chatto and Hobhouse. (Book Ref #21871)  £9.00

JULLIAN, P. Dreamers of Decadence. Symbolist painters of the 1890s. Pall Mall: 1971 1st UK ed 272 pp, 133 b/w and 16 colour plates. Front endpaper torn o/w VG/VG. Jullian takes the reader on a conducted tour through the bizarre symbolism of this half-forgotten world, introducing him to a large number of writers and artists. (Book Ref #30324)  £13.50

JULLIAN, P. The Symbolists. Phaidon: 1974 rep 240 pp, 49 colour and 164 b/w illustrations. VG in VG+ d/w. Designed as a tour of an imaginary Symbolist museum with the precursors of the movement such as Delacroix and Burne-Jones occupying the first room followed by the composers and writers who influenced the movement. Finally there are the artists - Redon, Puvis de Chavannes and their comrades and an account of their development and success. (Book Ref #31146)  £12.00

KAEPPLER, A.L. (ed). Cook Voyage Artefacts in Leningrad, Berne and Florence Museums. Bishop Museum Press: 1978 p/b 1st ed 186 pp, 260 small sepia and white figures. Covers slightly grubby o/w VG. (Book Ref #32894)  £40.00

KAGAN, N. The Cinema of Oliver Stone. Continuum: 1995 1st US ed 285 pp, b/w photos, notes, filmog. A Fine copy in a Fine d/w. Designed for the cine enthusiast as well as the film student, this analysis of the politically charged director covers everything - including Stone scripts - up until Natural Born Killers. (Book Ref #29027)  £12.00

KAHLER, H. & MANGO, C. (chapter on mosaics). Hagia Sophia. Zwemmer: 1967 1st ed 74 pp of text, 99 b/w plates including fold out of architectural drawings, bibliog. VG+ in chipped d/w. Translated by Ellyn Childs. (Book Ref #33771)  £18.00

KAMM, J. Rapiers and Battleaxes. The Women's Movement and Its Aftermath. Allen & Unwin: 1966 1st ed 240 pp, a few b/w photos, references. VG+ in a slightly edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #29963)  £15.00

KAPLAN, W. (ed). Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Abbeville: 1996 p/b 1st ed 333 pp, 240 b/w and colour illustrations, bibliog. A Fine copy. Published to coincide with the exhibition to mark the centenary of the opening of The Glasgow School of Art. (Book Ref #31492)  £35.00

KARCHER, E. & ORMOND, J. (trans). Otto Dix. Bonfini: 1987 1st ed 96 pp, 44 colour, 25 b/w illustrations. Front free endpaper lightly marked o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #31761)  £15.00

KARNEY, R. Burt Lancaster. A singular man. Bloomsbury: 1996 1st UK ed 192 pp, 150 b/w and some colour photos, filmog. Fine in a Fine d/w. 'Karney's fast-moving text follows "this paragon of versatility" through every stage in his ever-shifting career'. (Book Ref #7040)  £9.99

KAROL, E. & ALLIBONE, F. Charles Holden. Architect 1875-1960. RIBA: 1988 p/b 1st ed 35 pp, sepia photos and architect's plans, chronology of buildings & events. VG+. Published to celebrate the 1988 RIBA London exhibition. Foreword by Sir John Summerson. (Book Ref #33514)  £12.00

KARSH. American Legends. Bulfinch: 1992 1st ed 156 pp, 44 colour and 44 b/w photos. Fine in d/w with label traces inside front flap. (Book Ref #33825)  £15.00

KASPARIAN, A.O. Armenian Needlelace and Embroidery. EPM: 1983 1st US ed 127 pp, b/w photos and diagrams, bibliog. Fine in chipped d/w. Introduces the knotted lace work and two-faced embroideries of a culture which survived massacres and dispersal . She records the histories and useages together with photos and instructions from the finer pieces from her collection. (Book Ref #14827)  £10.00

KATZ, R. & BERLING, P. Love is Colder than Death. The Life and Times of Rainer Werner Fassbinder. Jonathan Cape: 1987 1st UK ed 245 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. Page edges yellowed o/w VG+ in a VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #33124)  £12.00

KAUFFMANN, C.M. John Varley (1778-1842). Batsford: 1984 1st ed 190 pp, 12 colour plates, 23 b/w illustrations, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Detailed monograph which provides a catalogue of Varley's watercolours and drawings in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. (Book Ref #20722)  £15.00

KAUFMAN, E. (ed). & WRIGHT, F. L. An American Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright. Bramhall House: 1955 1st thus 269 pp, 250 b/w illustrations. Front end paper clipped o/w F in spine faded dustwrapper. 'Organic architecture natural to the time and place for which it is designed - natural for the man for whom it is built'. (Book Ref #6985)  £40.00

KEATING, V. Chessmen For Collectors. Batsford: 1985 1st ed 240 pp, 50 colour and 270 b/w photos, bibliog. Small mark at foot of rear dustwrapper panel o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. Keating deals on a country-by-country basis with the chronological development of the craft. Modern sets and chess in literature and art are given separate chapters. (Book Ref #32202)  £95.00

KEEN, M. Creating A Garden. Macmillan: 1996 1st ed 208 pp, over 300 colour photos by Andrew Lawson. Fine in a Fine d/w. The story of Keen's move to a neglected garden in the Cotswolds; and the process of design and resolution of often conflicting needs. (Book Ref #31295)  £15.0

KEEN, M. Creating A Garden. Macmillan: 1996 1st ed 208 pp, over 300 colour photos by Andrew Lawson. Fine in a Fine d/w. The story of Keen's move to a neglected garden in the Cotswolds; and the process of design and resolution of often conflicting needs. (Book Ref #32046)  £12.00

KEEN, M. Decorate Your Garden. Affordable Ideas and Ornaments for Small Gardens. Conran Octopus: 1993 1st ed 160 pp, colour photos throughout. Bottom edges lightly bumped o/w VG+ in slightly faded and nicked d/w. (Book Ref #21125)  £10.00

KEEN, M. The Glory of the English Garden. Barrie & Jenkins: 1997 rep 255 pp, 250 colour illustrations, notes, bibliog. F/VG+. 150 gardens, many never before photographed. (Book Ref #28305)  £10.00

KEEN, M. The Glory of the English Garden. Barrie & Jenkins: 1989 1st ed 255 pp, 250 colour illustrations, notes, bibliog. F/VG+. 150 gardens, many never before photographed. (Book Ref #28884)  £10.00

KELLAWAY, D. Clematis and the Ranunculaceae. Pavilion: 1994 1st ed 128 pp, colour photos throughout, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Month-by-month exploration of the Ranunculaceae family in the author's garden, with sound and practical advice. (Book Ref #17194)  £7.50

KELLAWAY, D. (ed). The Virago Book of Women Gardeners. Virago: 1997 rep 274 pp, colour and b/w illustrations. F/F. Extracts from notable writers spanning the eighteenth century to the present day. (Book Ref #26590)  £9.50

KELLAWAY, D. (commentary). & BLACKADDER, E, watercolours. Favourite Flowers. Pavilion: 1994 1st ed 102 pp, numerous watercolours. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Kellaway explores the distinctiveness of Blackadder's work. This 'characteristically combines structural strength and delicacy'. (Book Ref #33542)  £40.00

KELLY, A. The Book of English Fireplaces. Country Life: 1968 1st ed 96 pp, 115 b/w photos. A fine copy in a VG+ d/w. The development of the English fireplace from Roman times through Vanbrugh, Adam, Kent and Burges to the present day. (Book Ref #30061)  £10.00

KELLY, J. Ferns in Your Garden. Souvenir Press: 1991 1st ed 176 pp, 55 colour and 20 b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. Describes how ferns can be grown and used to embellish all parts of the garden with detailed descriptions of many varieties. (Book Ref #29480)  £12.00

KELLY, J. Ferns in Your Garden. Souvenir Press: 1991 1st ed 176 pp, 55 colour and 20 b/w photos. Fine in a spine-faded d/w. Describes how ferns can be grown and used to embellish all parts of the garden with detailed descriptions of many varieties. (Book Ref #30031)  £10.00

KELLY, J. Plants with Impact. David & Charles: 1992 1st ed 144 pp, colour photos, gazetteer, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Choosing and using eye-catching plants to create dramatic effect in the garden. (Book Ref #31232)  £5.00

KELLY, L. Richard Brinsley Sheridan. Sinclair-Stevenson: 1997 1st ed 365 pp, b/w photos. VG+ in nicked d/w. (Book Ref #23767)  £6.00

KELLY, R. Sean Penn. His Life and Times. Faber: 2004 1st ed 472 pp, b/w photos in text. Fine in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #33044)  £8.00

KELSON, J.F. & SHORT, K.(intro). Catalogue of Forbidden German Feature and Short Film Productions. Held in Zonal Film Archives of Film Services Division, Control Commission for Germany, (BE). Flicks: 1996 1st ed 198 pp. Fine in a Fine d/w. In print @ <@250>52.00. (Book Ref #13175)  £25.00

KEMP, J. American Spectacular. Regional Influences in Architecture and Interior Design. Viking: 1988 1st UK ed 256 pp, numerous colour photos. VG+ in a VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #33049)  £15.00

KEMP, J. American Vernacular. Regional influences in architecture and interior design. The Aia Press: 1990 p/b rep 256 pp, 225 colour photos, bibliog. VG+. The first book to comprehensively catalogue the distinctive vernacular regional styles and their re-interpretations. (Book Ref #17619)  £10.00

KEMP, P. Lethal Innocence. The cinema of Alexander Mackendrick. Methuen: 1991 1st ed 298 pp, b/w photos, source notes, bibliog, filmog. M/M. (Book Ref #6775)  £8.99

KEMPE, D. Living Underground. A history of cave and cliff dwelling. Herbert: 1988 1st ed 256 pp, b/w illustrations and photos throughout, bibliog. Bottom of boards lightly nicked o/w F/F. The first comprehensive survey of troglodytes and other cave dwellers worldwide. (Book Ref #12921)  £14.00

KEMPE, D. Living Underground. A history of cave and cliff dwelling. Herbert: 1988 1st ed 256 pp, b/w illustrations and photos throughout, bibliog. Fine in slightly chipped d/w. The first comprehensive survey of troglodytes and other cave dwellers worldwide. (Book Ref #13019)  £14.00

KENDALL, R. Degas. Beyond Impressionism. National Gallery: 1996 p/b rep 324 pp, profuse colour and b/w illustrations, notes, bibliog. VG+. The first publication on Degas's mature work, presenting a new and definitive view of his last decades. (Book Ref #33397)  £15.00

KENNEDY, D. England's Dances. Folk dancing today and yesterday. Bell: 1949 1st ed 158 pp, b/w photos, 2 music scores, bibliog. VG+ in edge worn and slightly torn d/w. One of Cecil Sharp's first pupils writes with knowledge and inspiration on the English tradition of music and dance. (Book Ref #11063)  £12.00

KENNINGTON, D. The Literature of Jazz. A Critical Guide. Library Association: 1970 p/b 1st ed 142 pp, bibliog. Cover slightly unevenly faded and foxed o/w VG. Divided into general background, histories, analysis, theory and criticism, reference sources and periodical literature. (Book Ref #27743)  £7.50

KENT, SARAH. Shark Infested Waters. The Saatchi Collection of British Art in the 1990s. Zwemmer: 1994 p/b 1st ed 269 pp, colour photographs. Corners slightly creased, fore-edge lightly fingered o/w VG+. (Book Ref #33177)  £12.00

KENYON, C.R. The Argonauts of The Amazon. W & R Chambers: n.d. c.1901 early reprint 305 pp, b/w frontis and 5 full page b/w plates by Arthur Rackham. Blue pictorial cloth. Owner's inscription, page edges lightly foxed o/w VG. (Book Ref #32260)  £40.00

KENYON, K.M. Excavations at the Jewry Wall Site, Leicester. Oxford: 1948 1st ed 292 pp of text, numerous b/w plates and figures in text. 7 b/w folding sections at rear of book. Spine faded, bookplate o/w VG. Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London, No XV. (Book Ref #22050)  £20.00

KEPLEY, V. Jr. In the Service of the State. The cinema of Alexander Dovzhenko. Wisconsin University: 1986 1st ed 190 pp, few b/w photos, notes, bibliog. Small stain on back of d/w, o/w F/VG+. One of the original masters of Soviet cinema during the classic period 1920-1945. (Book Ref #10278)  £12.00

KERS, M. Hollandbook. Photographic Impressions of Holland. Schipper: 1988 1st ed 144 pp, profuse colour photos. Boards slightly bowed o/w VG+ in slightly sunned d/w. Kers captures the stranger elements of the landscape, those resulting from shape, colour and mood, with affection and conviction. (Book Ref #30011)  £10.00

KERTESZ, A. Kertesz on Kertesz. BBC: 1985 1st ed 120 pp, b/w photos throughout. Closed page edges lightly marked o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. One of the Great Master photographers series. (Book Ref #32760)  £25.00

KESWICK, M. The Chinese Garden. History, art and architecture. Academy: 1978 2nd revised ed 216 pp, over 200 illustrations, including 24 pages in colour, Notes, bibliog. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Chronicles the development of the Chinese garden over more than 5000 years, and describes through poetry and painting, the lives and gardens of China's most famous artists, statesmen and emperors. (Book Ref #31547)  £18.00

KIDDER SMITH, G.E. Italy Builds. L'Italia Costruisce. Architectural Press: 1964 1st ed 264 pp, numerous b/w illustrations, bibliog. Ex-Reference Library with usual stamps o/w VG+ in a worn and torn d/w. Text in English and Italian. Introduction by Ernesto Rogers. (Book Ref #26237)  £12.00

KIDNER, MICHAEL. Michael Kidner. Painting, Drawing, Sculpture 1959-84. Arts Council of Great Britain: 1984 p/b 1st ed 56 pp, some colour and numerous b/w illustrations, list of exhibitions. VG+. Catalogue for the 1985 exhibition at the Hatton Gallery, Newcastle and The Serpentine Gallery, London. (Book Ref #33419)  £10.00

KIENLE, G.S. & KIENE, H. Anthroposophic Medicine. Effectiveness, utility, costs, safety. Schattauer: 2006 1st ed 350 pp, 54 illustrations and 82 b/w tables, references and appendices. Pictorial boards. Two tiny indentations o/w a Near Fine copy. With Hans-Ulrich Albonico. (Book Ref #33765)  £30.00

KIERAN, B.L. The Lawless Caymanas. A Story of Slavery, Freedom and The West India Regiment. The West India Regiment Connection: 1992 1st ed 189 pp, colour and sepia photos. F/F. (Book Ref #24591)  £20.00

KIERNAN, T. Jane Fonda; A Heroine for Our Time. Delilah: 1982 p/b 1st ed 320 pp, b/w photos, filmog. F. (Book Ref #697)  £5.00

KIERNAN, T. Olivier. The life of Laurence Olivier. Sidgwick & Jackson: 1981 1st ed 302 pp, b/w photos. F/VG. (Book Ref #2072)  £10.00

KIGHTLY, C. & CHEZE-BROWN, P. Strongholds of the Realm. Defences in Britain from prehistory to the twentieth century. Thames & Hudson: 1979 1st ed 208 pp, 193 photos, 20 in colour, bibliog. VG+ in chipped d/w. (Book Ref #17303)  £6.00

KILLICK, J. et al. The Making of Judge Dredd. In the future one man is the law. Boxtree: 1995 p/b 1st ed 192 pp, profuse colour and a few b/w photos, credits. VG+. 'From the first stroke of a comic book artist's pen to the last snip of the film editor's scissors, this is the complete story of the most visually stunning movie'. (Book Ref #12023)  £7.50

KIMBALL, E. (ed). The Complete Lyrics of Ira Gershwin. Pavilion: 1994 1st ed 414 pp, a few b/w photos. VG+ in slightly chipped d/w. By the artistic advisor to Gershwin's estate and including his own commentaries culled from the long out of print 'Lyrics on Several Occasions'. (Book Ref #32823)  £25.00

KING, A. Spencer Tracy. Crescent: 1992 rep 80 pp, profuse b/w and some colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. Not a purely pictorial biography. (Book Ref #1086)  £5.99

KING, C. (ed). Views of Difference: Different Views of Art. From The Open University Course 'Art and Its Histories'. Yale: 1999 p/b 1st ed 260 pp, 189 plates, mainly b/w. Fine. (Book Ref #32635)  £8.00

KING, C.E. Dolls and Dolls' Houses. Hamlyn: 1989 rep 256 pp, profuse b/w and colour photos, bibliog. VG+ in spine-faded d/w. A lavishly illustrated book for doll collectors, from beginners on up. (Book Ref #24850)  £5.00

KING, JAMES. Interior Landscapes. A Life of Paul Nash. Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1987 1st ed 258 pp, b/w illustrations. Fine in d/w with a light water stain over top quarter of the spine and joint of the front panel. (Book Ref #32613)  £14.00

KING, R. The Quest for Paradise. A history of the world's gardens. Whittet: 1979 1st ed 285 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos, bibliog. F/VG+. An extremely well-illustrated survey. (Book Ref #2414)  £15.00

KING, R. The Quest for Paradise. A history of the world's gardens. Whittet: 1979 1st ed 285 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos, bibliog. Fine in chipped d/w. An extremely well-illustrated survey. (Book Ref #7429)  £15.00

KING, S. & FITZGERALD, F-STOP. Nightmares in the Sky. Gargoyles and Grotesques. Viking: 1988 1st ed 128 pp, 100 duotone and 24 colour photos. Black line across fore-edge o/w Fine in a lightly chipped d/w. The stark relief of Fitzgerald's American Gothic images complement the spine-chilling musings of Stephen King's text. (Book Ref #31767)  £12.00

KING JAMES I. Basilicon Doron. Fragment of a Welsh translation by Robert Holland 1604. University of Wales: 1931 facsimile ed 16 pp + 3pp biographical note. Red cloth boards, half title page edge torn o/w VG+. Preceded by a 7 pp dedicatory epistle to James by Robert Holland. This fragment appeared in a London saleroom in 1922. It is possibly all that was printed of the translation.. James wrote the book in 1599, intended as a guide on kingly duties to his eldest son, Henry. (Book Ref #14024)  £10.00

KINGSBURY, N. Gardens by Design. Pavilion: 2005 1st ed 224 pp, profuse colour photos by Nicola Browne, biographies, contacts, gardens to visit, bibliog. VG+/VG+. Expert advice from the world's leading garden designers, including John Brookes, Beth Chatto, Isabella Greene, Piet Oudolf and many more. (Book Ref #30379)  £18.00

KINGSBURY, N. The New Perennial Garden. Frances Lincoln: 1996 1st ed 160 pp, profuse colour photos and illustrations. VG+ in VG+ d/w. A new way of using perennials which works with, rather than against nature. (Book Ref #31801)  £8.00

KINGSBURY, N. The Wild Flower Garden. A Practical Guide to Planning and Planting. Conran Octopus: 1994 1st ed 128 pp, colour photos throughout and line drawings. Fine in slightly chipped d/w. Part of The Royal Horticultural Society Collection. (Book Ref #27189)  £10.00

KIPLING, R. Favourite Mowgli Stories from the Jungle Book. Simon & Schuster: 1992 1st ed 94 pp, colour illustrations by Inga Moore. Fine in a fine d/w. The three best-loved Mowgli stories; Mowgli's Brothers, Kaa's Hunting and Tiger, Tiger, delicately illustrated by Inga Moore. (Book Ref #29302)  £8.50

KIPLING, R. The Butterfly that Stamped. Macmillan: 1982 1st thus 28 pp, colour illustrations by Alan Baker. Prelims very slightly foxed o/w pictorial laminated boards F. A Just So Story. (Book Ref #22828)  £6.50

KIPLING, R. The Jungle Book. Simon & Schuster: 1992 1st ed unpaginated, colour illustrations throughout by Inga Moore. Small owner's label on front end paper o/w Fine in a VG+ d/w which is slightly torn at the foot of the spine. Signed dedication by the illustrator on the title page. (Book Ref #32872)  £35.00

KIPLING, RUDYARD. & FINN, JOSEPH. (compiler). The Kipling Birthday Book. Macmillan: 1896 1st ed 278 pp, 12 b/w illustrations and decorations by J.Lockwood Kipling. Decorated boards, gilt titles. Spine slightly sunned, free front endpaper browned. A few dates have birthdays entered o/w a bright, clean copy. Pale sage green boards decorated with arts and crafts waterlily design in olive. Contains previously unpublished work (uncollected matter) with a verse for each day. (Book Ref #33283)  £85.00

KIPP, K. (ed). The Best of Flower Painting. Cassell: 1997 1st ed 144 pp, profuse colour illustrations. Owner's label on front endpaper and owner's inscription on half title page o/w Fine in a Fine d/w. A celebration of more than a 150 of today's best floral paintings in all media. (Book Ref #31356)  £18.00

KIRBY, A. Gardening in Small Spaces. Pavilion: 1997 1st ed 160 pp, colour photos throughout, bibliog. VG+/VG+. A fund of practical ideas for even the tiniest garden. (Book Ref #21122)  £10.00

KIRK, M. Man as Art. New Guinea. Chronicle: 1993 p/b 1st ed 142 pp, 62 colour portraits and 31 b/w photos of New Guinean masks, captions for masks. VG+. With 25pp essay by Andrew Strathern 'Dress, Decoration and Art in New Guinea'. (Book Ref #21304)  £15.00

KISCH, J. & MAPP, E. A Separate Cinema. Fifty Years of Black Cast Posters. Noonday: 1992 p/b 1st ed 168 pp, b/w photos and more than 200 colour posters, many very rare. Fine. First book to present a history of Black-Cast films through their posters. Covers 1915-1965. (Book Ref #17208)  £7.99

KISCH, J. & MAPP, E. A Separate Cinema. Fifty Years of Black Cast Posters. Noonday: 1992 p/b 1st ed 168 pp, b/w photos and more than 200 colour posters, many very rare. VG. First book to present a history of Black-Cast films through their posters. Covers 1915-1965. (Book Ref #17229)  £5.00

KISSACK, K. Victorian Monmouth. 1932 - 1914. Monmouth Historical & Educational Trust: n.d c 1985 1st ed 203 pp, b/w photos and line drawings, bibliog. Small inscription, page edges browned o/w VG+ in edge-worn and torn d/w neatly internally repaired. (Book Ref #20390)  £12.00

KITT, E. I'm Still Here. Sidgwick & Jackson: 1989 1st ed 280 pp, b/w photos. Page edges slightly browned o/w VG+/VG+. Autobiography of "The most exciting woman in the world" - Orson Welles. (Book Ref #16323)  £8.50

KLAMKIN, M. The Collector's Book of Boxes. David & Charles: 1972 rep 145 pp, 182 b/w photos. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Useful survey of a great variety of boxes and their uses. (Book Ref #31598)  £6.00

KLAMKIN, M. The Collector's Book of Boxes. David & Charles: 1972 rep 145 pp, 182 b/w photos. Fine in a price-clipped d/w. Useful survey of a great variety of boxes and their uses. (Book Ref #31599)  £6.00

KLEIN, K. Under World. Conde Nast: 1995 1st ed unpaginated, 154 b/w and colour photos. VG+ in slightly chipped d/w. The shape and appearance of the human body clothed and unclothed is Klein's subject, shot by great photographers from the 1880sto the 1940s. (Book Ref #18528)  £25.00

KLEIN, N.M. Seven Minutes. The life and death of the American animated cartoon. Verso: 1993 1st ed 284 pp, b/w photos. F/F. A sort of social history of the cartoon. (Book Ref #25538)  £20.00

KLEIN, N.M. Seven Minutes. The life and death of the American animated cartoon. Verso: 1993 1st ed 284 pp, b/w photos. previous owner's name o/w F in very slightly nicked d/w. A sort of social history of the cartoon. (Book Ref #25539)  £18.00

KLEIN, J. & EDWARDS, E. (comp. & ed.). Who Am I?. The Sacred Quest. Element Books: 1988 p/b 1st ed 136 pp. Cover slightly creased, prelims slightly marked o/w VG. (Book Ref #31654)  £8.00

KLEIN, D. & LLOYD, W. The History of Glass. Black Cat: 1993 rep 288 pp, 275 colour and 50 b/w photos, glossary, bibliog. Remains of owner's label on front endpaper o/w VG+/VG+. Profusely illustrated guide to decorative glass; from its origins in pre-Roman times to the second World War and beyond. (Book Ref #28433)  £10.00

KLIMSCH, C. (designed by). Monograms. Asher & Co: n.d. (c.1875) 1st UK ed unpaginated, b/w plates throughout. In maroon library binding with label, bar code and two small stamps, light offsetting on the verso of some plates o/w VG+. Difficult to find book of beautiful embellished letters by Charles Klimsch of Frankfort. (Book Ref #31891)  £80.00

KLOTZ, H. The History of Postmodern Architecture. MIT: 1988 1st US ed 461 pp, over 500 b/w and colour illustrations. Fine in a lightly edge-worn d/w. This first standard work reprises twenty five years of postmodern architect's work. Structural analysis is combined with 'an assessment of programmatic and philosophical content'. (Book Ref #31471)  £25.00

KNECHT, E. & FOTHERGILL, J.B. The Principles and Practice of Textile Printing. Charles Griffin & Co: 1912 1st ed 615 pp, 13 b/w plates (8 folding), 80 illustrations in text & 84 fabric samples. Red cloth slightly rubbed at extremities and on rear board. Inner hinge slit but contents tight. Occasional offsetting, and owner's inscription o/w VG+. Written by two textile and dye chemists, the book was designed as a comprehensive manual of cloth and colour preparation, mordants and post-print treatment of goods. Styles of printing are covered extensively together with wool and silk and the finishing of calico. The textile samples are as bright as the day they were printed, offering evidence of the popularity of abstract patterns much earlier in the century than is popularly supposed. (Book Ref #33354)  £75.00

KNELLER, M. The Book of Rhododendrons. David & Charles: 1995 1st ed 160 pp, 72 colour plates, black and white line drawings, pictorial endpapers. Fine in slightly indented and edge-worn d/w. Each painting by the Exbury artist in residence depicts the eight month cycle growing cycle including flowering branch, bud, flower division and profile, new leaf growth and seedhead. Over fifty experts describe their favourite in the collection. (Book Ref #25298)  £15.00

KNELLER, M. The Book of Rhododendrons. David & Charles: 1995 1st ed 160 pp, 72 colour plates, black and white line drawings, pictorial endpapers. Fine in a VG+ d/w. Each painting by the Exbury artist in residence depicts the eight month cycle growing cycle including flowering branch, bud, flower division and profile, new leaf growth and seed head. Over fifty experts describe their favourite in the collection. (Book Ref #33291)  £13.50

KNIGHT, V. Trevor Howard. A gentleman and a player. Muller, Blond & White: 1986 1st ed 280 pp, b/w photos, TV, theatre and film appearances and awards. F/VG. Written at Howard's request. (Book Ref #29056)  £8.00

KNIGHTS, C.C. & NORMAN, F.E. Commercial Art Practice. A working textbook for all who produce, buy, sell, or use art in commerce. Crosby Lockwood: 1930 enlarged ed 169 pages + adverts, 108 line and half-tone blocks, some in col. Cloth covered boards VG+. Chapters include 'The Intaglio Process', 'The Air Brush', 'Halftone Work', and 'The Designing of Posters'. (Book Ref #10433)  £13.50

KNOWLES, E. The Films of Jeanette Macdonald and Nelson Eddy. Barnes: 1975 1st ed 469 pp, b/w photos throughout, radio appearances. Tape marks on endpapers o/w VG+ in lightly edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #26049)  £75.00

KNOWLES, E. The Films of Jeanette Macdonald and Nelson Eddy. Barnes: 1975 1st ed 469 pp, b/w photos throughout, radio appearances. Tape marks on endpapers o/w VG+ in lightly edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #32113)  £60.00

KOBAL, J. Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance. Pictorial history of musicals. Exeter: 1983 rep 316 pp, profuse b/w photos throughout. VG+ in slightly chipped d/w. (Book Ref #1954)  £10.00

KOBAL, J (ed). Legends - Joan Crawford. Pavilion: 1986 p/b 1st ed unpaginated, 109 b/w photos from The Kobal Collection. Front cover slightly chipped o/w VG+. Stunning photographic tribute to Crawford. (Book Ref #16333)  £12.00

KOCH, S. Stargazer. Andy Warhol's world and his films. Marion Boyars: 1985 p/b rep 155 pp, b/w photos, filmog. VG+. Second edition with a new introductory chapter by the author. (Book Ref #22303)  £12.00

KOFFMANN, PIERRE. & WITH SHAW, TIMOTHY. Memories of Gascony. Van Nostrand Rhinehold: 1993 1st ed 256 pp, colour photographs by Anthony Blake throughout. A very small area of the outer joint between the spine and rear board had been rubbed through the outer cloth to the board, closed page edges lightly foxed o/w a VG+ copy in a VG+ d/w. Overall a most attractive copy of this difficult to find book. Recipes and reminiscences from the internationally acclaimed chef-proprietor at London's La Tante Claire. (Book Ref #33431)  £50.00

KOJA, S. Gustav Klimt. Landscapes. Prestel: 2002 1st ed 228 pp, 214 colour, 20 duotone and 50 b/w illustrations. Erased pencil price on front endpaper o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. Relates all Klimt's known landscapes to his excursions in Austria and Italy. Please note this book weighs 1750 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33032)  £50.00

KORDA, M. Charmed Lives. A Family Romance. Allen Lane: 1980 1st UK ed 498 pp, b/w photos. Fine in slightly creased d/w. (Book Ref #1684)  £7.00

KOSMALA, K. Compton Abdale in The Cotswolds. Longhouse: 1993 p/b 1st ed 164 pp, pen and ink drawings throughout by Andy Aston, index of Compton people and field names. VG+. (Book Ref #31259)  £8.00

KOSTENEVICH, A. French Art at the Hermitage 1860-1950. Bouguereau to Matisse. Booth-Clibborn: 1999 1st ed 470 pp, 466 illustrations, 421 plates in col. Board edges rubbed and bottom edge lightly marked o/w VG+ in lightly rubbed d/w. Beautifully illustrated volume documenting the collection of the Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg. (Book Ref #21312)  £20.00

KRAINES, M.G. & KAN, E. Jump into Jazz. Mayfield: 1990 p/b 2nd ed 172 pp, b/w illustrations throughout, appendices, bibliog, discog. VG+. A primer for the jazz dance beginner. (Book Ref #8845)  £6.50

KRAMER, S. A Mad Mad Mad Mad World. A life in Hollywood. Aurum: 1998 1st UK ed 251 pp, b/w photos, filmog. Fine in a Fine d/w. A candid autobiography of the controversial director who proudly calls himself 'the most frequently picketed producer in movie history'. (Book Ref #16249)  £8.50

KRAUS, D. & KRAUS, H. The Gothic Choirstalls of Spain. RKP: 1986 1st ed 218 pp, b/w photos throughout, notes. Fine in a Fine d/w. Invaluable study of the eleven major Gothic assemblies of Spanish choirstalls, plus one mystery; the search for and restoration of the choirstalls of Oviedo thought to have disappeared in the Spanish Civil War. (Book Ref #15705)  £12.00

KRIEGESKORTE, W. Arcimboldo. Taco: 1987 p/b 1st ed 95 pp, profuse colour illustrations, Notes/chronology. Fine. Portraits composed of everyday objects, of animals, of plants, still lives and landscapes. A unique sixteenth century artist. (Book Ref #30496)  £7.50

KROLL, O. The Clarinet. Batsford: 1968 1st UK ed 183 pp, b/w photos and musical notation. Label removed from front endpaper o/w VG+ in an edge-worn d/w. Revised, and with a Repertory by Diethard Riehm. The earliest full account of the instrument's musical history, including its early development. (Book Ref #32092)  £20.00

KUBACH, H.E. Romanesque Architecture. History of World Architecture. Harry N Abrams: 1975 1st ed 430 pp, profuse b/w illustrations and photos, bibliog. F/VG+. Kubach shed light on the previously confusing period of migration prior to the Middle Ages. He traced the development of the Romanesque through Meringovian, Carolingian and Ottonian times through High Romanesque. He concludes with the late religious edifices, fortress cities, fortified donjons and ring walls and their methods and materials. (Book Ref #28447)  £30.00

KUBASTA, V. Tony and The Circus Boy. Bancroft: n.d 8 pp of text, card covers, decorated tritone endpaper and double page pop-upPictorial card covers rubbed and chipped at front corners and very lightly faded. The rear board has a light red biro trail around the tiger's underside and a few small biro characters against the drapes of the big top.. The first page margin is lightly off-set and the moveable tabs lightly creased o/w a lovely copy with a perfect and vivid double pop-up. (Book Ref #23600)  £120.00

KUENZLI, R. (ed). Dada. Themes Movements. Phaidon: 2006 1st ed 303 pp, numerous colour and b/w illustrations, bibliog. Fine. 'Presents a rich selection of the Dadas' experimental visual and literary works. Covers The Western Hemisphere, Japan and later Neo-Dada. (Book Ref #32339)  £30.00

KUHN, A. Cinema, Censorship and Sexuality. 1909-1925. Routledge: 1988 1st ed 160 pp, b/w photos, sources consulted, notes and references. M/M. Major source book for media and cultural studies. (Book Ref #12406)  £10.00

KUHN, F. Wrought Iron. Harrap: 1982 rep 120 pp, 191 b/w illustrations. VG+ in a VG+ d/w. Deals with wrought iron as art, stressing consideration of design for the craftsman. The profuse plates show examples of collaborations between architects and craftsmen both general and detailed. (Book Ref #32394)  £30.00

KUISMA, M. A History of Outokumpu. Gummerus Kirjapaino: 1989 1st ed 240 pp, b/w photos throughout. Fine in slightly spine-faded d/w. The development of a Finnish mining company, founded in Karelia by Eero Makinen, to manufacture high conductivity oxygen-free copper in an integrated mine-to-mill multinational industrial giant. (Book Ref #28917)  £20.00

KULTERMANN, U. New Directions in African Architecture. Studio Vista: 1969 1st ed 128 pp, 120 b/w photos. VG+/VG+. Contrasts tribal styles with the then newly-emergent modernism in Africa. (Book Ref #12974)  £6.00

KUNZ, G.F. The Curious Lure of Precious Stones. An Illustrated Guide to The History and Power of Gemstones. Bell: 1989 facsimile ed 406 pp, b/w figures. VG+/VG+. With information on birthstones, gemstone properties and therapy crystals, and the protective and preventative functions of amulets and talismans. (Book Ref #25898)  £15.00

KUNZLE, D. History of The Comic Strip. Vol 1: The Early Comic Strip. Narrative Strips and Picture Stories in the European Broadsheet from c.1450 to 1825. University of California University: 1973 1st ed 471 pp, colour frontis and profuse b/w plates, many of them full page and one folding, collection of broadsheets, bibliog. Bookplate o/w VG+ in slightly chipped d/w with lightly sun-faded spine. The formal and cultural evolution of the form. Divided into politics, personal morality, Hogarth and the Hogarthians and a conclusion. (Book Ref #22061)  £150.00

KUNZLE, DAVID. Fashion and Fetishism. A Social History of the Corset, Tight-Lacing and Other Forms of Body Sculpture in the West. Rowman & Littlefield: 1982 1st ed 359 pp, 87 b/w plates, 9 b/w figures in text. VG+ in a VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #32986)  £25.00

KUPPER, W. & LINSENMAIER, W. Orchids. Nelson: 1961 1st ed 128 pp, 60 colour plates by Walter Linsenmaier. VG+ in a d/w which is chipped at the spine head with small amount of loss. Beautifully illustrated with vigorous and authoritative text. (Book Ref #28876)  £20.00

KUSHLAN, J.A.. & HAFNER, H. Heron Conservation. Academic Press: 2000 1st ed 480 pp, some b/w photos and tables, bibliog. Laminated pictorial boards. A Fine copy. A comprehensive update setting out the worldwide agenda for conserving herons. (Book Ref #31681)  £15.00

KYBALOVA, L. et al. Encyclopedie Illustree du Costume et de la Mode. Grund: 1989 rep 600 pp, 32 colour plates, 980 b/w illustrations. Boards unevenly faded and lightly rubbed o/w VG+/VG+. Text in French. (Book Ref #19955)  £20.00

L'ESTRANGE, SIR. ROGER. (trans.). Twenty Four Fables. Of Aesop And other Eminent Mythologists as rendered into English by Sir Roger L'Estrange, Knight, with illustrations after Marcus Gheeraerts the elder. Ernest Benn: 1928 1st ed 52 pp, 24 b/w etchings by Marcus Gheeraerts the elder. Spine faded, inscription o/w VG. Printed by the Alcuin Press at Campden, with the illustrations by The Collographic Art Printers. All but two of the illustrations are from the Warachtige Fabulen der Dieren, first published in Bruges in 1567. The remaining 3 occur in the Vorsteliicke Warande der Dieren. (Book Ref #30007)  £30.00

LABAN, RUDOLF. & ULLMANN, LISA. (revised by). The Mastery of Movement. Macdonald and Evans: 1960 2nd revised ed 186 pp, b/w frontis portrait of Laban, b/w tables. Ex-Library with two stamps, 2 short marginal tears o/w VG in lightly edge-worn d/w with accession number on spine and clear library jacket. (Book Ref #32677)  £35.00

LABANOV-ROSTOVSKY, N. Revolutionary Ceramics. Soviet Porcelain 1917-1927. Studio Vista: 1990 1st ed 160 pp, 173 colour photos, chronology, signatures and marks, monograms of unidentified artists. Fine in a Fine d/w. Offers a historical and cultural background to the use of Post-Revolutionary Russian ceramics as state ideological propaganda. The work of some fifty artists is shown with explanatory captions and detailed biographies. (Book Ref #32088)  £25.00

LABELLA, V. A Season of Giants 1492-1508. Michaelangelo Leonardo Raphael. Little Brown: 1990 1st ed 240 pp, colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Inscription o/w F/VG+. Tie-in to a four hour USA mini-series on the contrasting characters, careers and fortunes of these three great Renaissance artists. (Book Ref #30442)  £18.00

LACEY, R. Organic Gardening. David & Charles: 1988 1st ed 184 pp, profuse colour and b/w illustrations, appendices, bibliog. VG+ in a chipped d/w. Approved by the Soil Association, this book offers a detailed look at how to promote healthy soil and get the best possible yields from the space available without sacrificing flavour. (Book Ref #28342)  £10.00

LACEY, R. Organic Gardening. David & Charles: 1991 rep 184 pp, profuse colour and b/w illustrations, appendices, bibliog. F/VG+. Approved by the Soil Association, this book offers a detailed look at how to promote healthy soil and get the best possible yields from the space available without sacrificing flavour. (Book Ref #28382)  £12.00

LACEY, S. Gardens of The National Trust. The National Trust: 1996 1st ed 320 pp, colour and colour photographs, plant index, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. A good practical guide and source of reference. Lacey gives a personal impression of each garden as well as a detailed historical and horticultural perspective. (Book Ref #32177)  £15.00

LACEY, S. Lawns and Ground Cover. Pavilion: 1991 1st ed 108 pp, plant list, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Using photos of many National Trust gardens, Lacey attempts to clarify the principles of The Trust's design for beautiful and labour saving features. (Book Ref #5155)  £5.50

LACEY, S. Real Gardening. M. Joseph: 2002 1st ed 236 pp, colour photos. F/F. Stephen Lacey explores recent developments in planting trends. (Book Ref #25585)  £10.00

LADD, F.J. Architects at Corsham Court. A Study in Revival Style Architecture and Landscaping 1747 -1849. Moonraker Press: 1978 1st ed 184 pp text, 90 b/w illustrations, bibliog. F in price clipped rather short dustwrapper. Detailed and scholarly study of the Methuens' patronage of architects of the calibre of Brown, Repton and Nash and Corsham's example of the complexity and eclecticism of English architectural styles of this period.. Includes John Nash's experimental work in cast iron. (Book Ref #11517)  £15.00

LAHUE, K.C. Gentlemen to the Rescue. The heroes of the silent screen. Castle: 1972 1st ed 244 pp, profuse b/w photos. Inscription, previous owner's small label o/w VG+ in lightly marked d/w. Many seldom-seen photographs of the heroes in their best (and worst) roles. (Book Ref #8174)  £10.00

LAING, J. Cicely May Barker. And her Art. Warne: 1995 1st ed 128 pp, profuse colour and some b/w illustrations, lists. Owner's name on front endpapers o/w a fine copy in a fine d/w. A lavishly illustrated study of the work and quiet life of the illustrator who brought the Flower Fairies to such vivid life. (Book Ref #29031)  £25.00

LAING, L. & LAING, J. Early English Art and Architecture. Archeology and Society. Sutton: 1996 1st ed 246 pp, colour and b/w illustrations throughout, app/notes, bibliog. F/F. An ideal introduction to a period of dynamic artistic development encompassing 5th to 12 century English art.. (Book Ref #24810)  £10.00

LAIRD, M. The English Misericords. John Murray: 1986 p/b 1st ed 128 pp, b/w illustrations throughout, locations and dates. VG+. A fabulous collection enlivened by an informative and lively text. (Book Ref #32752)  £12.00

LAMARCHE-VADEL, B. Michaelangelo. Alpine Fine Arts: 1986 1st UK ed 192 pp, profuse b/w and colour illustrations, list of plates, bibliog. VG+ in a VG d/w. A comprehensive and very well illustrated study of the totality of Michaelangelo's work, including his architecture and poetry. (Book Ref #29874)  £12.00

LAMB, C. & WARD, A.C.(ed). Everybody's Lamb. Bell: 1933 1st thus 554 pp, b/w illustrations throughout and d/w by E.H Shepard. VG+ in edge worn d/w with some browning especially to spine. Being a Selection from The Essays of Elia, The Letters and the Miscellaneous Prose. (Book Ref #13846)  £40.00

LAMBERT, G. On Cukor. The work of George Cukor. W.H. Allen: 1973 1st UK ed 276 pp, b/w photos throughout, filmog. VG in nicked dustwrapper. (Book Ref #5977)  £9.50

LAMBERT, M.D. & SHIPMAN, J. The Unknown Cotswold Village: Eastcombe 1500 -1980. Privately Published: 1981 p/b 1st ed 62 pp, b/w photos. Owner's name written and dated on front cover, dedication on front page o/w VG+. With notelet showing a b/w drawing of Eastcombe Village Green loosely inserted. The hard to find record of a small weaving settlement on a ridge of The Stroudwater hills. (Book Ref #29230)  £15.00

LAMBIRTH, A. Kitty North. Love and Landscape. Swan Mead: 1998 1st ed 95 pp, 70 colour illustrations, lengthy chronology. Fine in a Fine d/w. Signed and dedicated by the artist alongside a small landscape sketch enclosed in a heart. Published to coincide with a retrospective at The Abbot Hall Gallery, Cumbria. Lambirth's essay celebrates North's awareness of the cycles of life and intense sense of spirituality in nature. These are further reflected in the lengthty interview which concludes this monogram. (Book Ref #31986)  £35.00

LAMBOURNE, L. Utopian Craftsmen. The Arts and Crafts Movement from the Cotswolds to Chicago. Astragal Books: 1980 1st ed 218 pp, numerous b/w and some colour illustrations, bibliog. Owner's bookplate, name and date o/w VG+ in lightly indented d/w. The history of a generation of craftsmen, whose ideals inspired them leave urban backgrounds to work in the Cotswolds. Their products ranged from bookbinding to furniture making. Lambourne also relates how the movement spread across the Atlantic. (Book Ref #32014)  £35.00

LAMBOURNE, L. Victorian Paintings. Phaidon: 1999 1st ed 506 pp, over 600 colour illustrations, bibliog. Pages slightly cockled o/w VG+ in a Fine d/w. Divided into genres and themes which reflect this 'unparalleled age of energy and creativity', Lambourne rescues this vast subject from the unfashionable backwater it occupied for so long. Please note this book weighs 4475 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33413)  £30.00

LAMBROU, A. Fountain Pens. Vintage and Modern. Sothebys: 1993 3rd Imp 244 pp, 39 colour, 78 b/w photos, b/w photos and figures in text. Inscription o/w F/VG+. 'authoritatative and comprehensive reference' covering all the major manufacturers, types and countries of production, using specially commissioned photographs. (Book Ref #29320)  £18.00

LAMBTON, L. An Album of Curious Houses. Chatto & Windus: 1988 1st ed 160 pp, profuse colour photos by the author, bibliog. Fine in spine-faded, price-clipped d/w. A lavishly illustrated look at arcanely and intriguingly decorated houses throughout Britain. (Book Ref #26337)  £18.00

LAMBTON, L. Beastly Buildings. Atlantic Monthly Press: 1985 1st US ed 191 pp, colour and b/w photos throughout, bibliog. F/VG+. An obelisk for a pig, a tomb for a trout and 200 other flights of fancy. (Book Ref #20012)  £12.00

LAMBTON, L. Beastly Buildings. Atlantic Monthly Press: 1985 1st US ed 191 pp, colour and b/w photos throughout, bibliog. F/F. An obelisk for a pig, a tomb for a trout and 200 other flights of fancy. (Book Ref #26274)  £12.00

LAMBTON, L. Temples of Convenience and Chambers of Delight. St. Martin's Press: 1995 1st ed 160 pp, over 150 colour photos, bibliog. VG+ in a VG+ d/w. Privies, toilets and chamber pots galore; everything that symbolises the glories and splendours of sanitation. (Book Ref #33442)  £12.00

LAMBTON, L. Vanishing Victoriana. Foreword by Sir John Betjeman. Elsevier: 1976 1st ed 141 pp, 40 colour and 88 b/w photos, bibliog. Laminated boards. F. A typically personal anthology of Victorian architecture detail. (Book Ref #27028)  £12.00

LAMOUR, D. & MCINNES, D. My Side of the Road. Robson: 1981 1st ed 244 pp, b/w photos, filmog. F in slightly torn and repaired d/w. Eye opening autobiography of one of Hollywood's most durable personalities. (Book Ref #9197)  £12.00

LAMOUR, D. & MCINNES, D. My Side of the Road. Prentice Hall: 1980 1st US ed 244 pp, b/w photos, filmog. Fine in a lightly edge-worn d/w. Eye-opening autobiography of one of Hollywood's most durable personalities. (Book Ref #29991)  £12.00

LANCIANI, R. Pagan and Christian Rome. Macmillan: n.d c.1890 374 pp, profuse b/w illustrations. Brown cloth with gilt titles and embossed medieval chair. Boards slightly marked, frontis tissue guard browned, previous owners initials o/w a VG+ clean and attractive copy. (Book Ref #33561)  £30.00

LANDRY, J.C. Paul Newman. BCA: 1983 rep 140 pp, profuse b/w photos throughout text, filmog. VG+ in lightly chipped d/w. (Book Ref #708)  £7.00

LANGHAM, M. Belleek. Irish Porcelain. Quiller: 1993 1st ed 187 pp, 500 original colour photos, bibliog. F/VG+. An illustrated guide to over two thousand pieces painstakingly and authoritatively researched. (Book Ref #26044)  £40.00

LANGLAND, W. & SKEAT, W.W. (ed). The Vision of William concerning Piers the Plowman. OUP: 1959 rep 472 pp, notes, corrections. Endpapers very slightly browned o/w fine. Published without d/w. Published for the Early English Text Society, this reprint of the great medieval poem by Wiliam Langland has had its preface emended from Skeat's original to excise redundant material. (Book Ref #30530)  £10.00

LANGLEY MOORE, D. The Child in Fashion. Batsford: 1953 1st ed 100 pp, b/w photos. Light foxing throughout, inscription and faint date stamp o/w VG in edge-worn d/w. Illustrated with child models in Moore's own extensive collection. (Book Ref #20901)  £15.00

LANGMEAD, C. A Passion for Plants. From the rainforests of Brazil to Kew Gardens. Lion: 1995 1st ed 201 pp, b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. The story of Ghillean Prance, a quiet man and specialist who became Kew's dynamic and highly influential director. (Book Ref #18593)  £12.00

LANGWILL, L.G. An Index of Musical Wind-Instrument Makers. Privately printed: 1960 1st ed 139 pp. Ex-Library with usual labels, stamps and pocket o/w VG in marked and edge-worn d/w. Limited edition of 500. First comprehensive reference book. (Book Ref #21259)  £25.00

LARG, ALEX. & WOOD, JANE. Pro.Lighting: Beauty Shots. A Guide to Professional Lighting Techniques. Rotovision: 1997 p/b 1st ed 159 pp, numerous b/w and some colour photos, b/w line drawings. Fine. (Book Ref #32851)  £15.00

LARG, ALEX. & WOOD, JANE. Pro.Lighting: New Glamour. Rotovision: 1997 p/b 1st ed 159 pp, numerous b/w and some colour photos, b/w line drawings. Fine. (Book Ref #32617)  £25.00

LARSEN, J.P. & FEDER, G. The New Grove Haydn. Macmillan: 1982 p/b 1st thus 237 pp, b/w illustrations, works, bibliog. VG+. Definitive view of Haydn's life and works. (Book Ref #17173)  £5.00

LARSSON, C. (paintings). & RUDSTROM, L. A Farm. Putnams: 1966 1st US ed unpaginated, 16 full-page colour plates. VG+ in slightly soiled d/w. The first edition with English text. This companion volume to 'A Home'. Larsson bought Spadarvet, The farm next to his country home. The farm and its workers, often with his children is captured throughout the seasons and their activities. (Book Ref #29009)  £18.00

LASDUN, S. Victorians at Home. Weidenfeld: 1985 rep 160 pp, 16 colour plates and 90 b/w illustrations, notes. Fine in chipped d/w. Lasdun traces the changing character and trends of the era. (Book Ref #10555)  £12.50

LASDUN, S. Victorians at Home. Weidenfeld: 1981 1st ed 160 pp, 16 colour plates and 90 b/w illustrations, notes. VG+/VG+. Lasdun traces the changing character and trends of the era. (Book Ref #11276)  £8.00

LASDUN, S. Victorians at Home. Weidenfeld: 1981 1st ed 160 pp, 16 colour plates and 90 b/w illustrations, notes. F/VG+. Lasdun traces the changing character and trends of the era. (Book Ref #13988)  £10.00

LASDUN, S. Victorians at Home. Weidenfeld: 1985 p/b rep 160 pp, 16 colour plates and 90 b/w illustrations, notes. F/VG+. Lasdun traces the changing character and trends of the era. (Book Ref #17150)  £5.00

LASHMAR, P. Spy Flights of The Cold War. Allan Sutton: 1996 1st ed 244 pp, b/w photos, glossary and abbreviations, notes, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Paul Lashmar is the author of the TV documentary 'Spies in the Sky'. His book focuses on over 40 planes shot down between 1950-60 and the search for hundreds of Cold War Missing-In-Action crewmen. Difficult to find. (Book Ref #30190)  £40.00

LATTIMORE, C.R.. English Nineteenth Century Press Moulded Glass. Barrie & Jenkins: 1979 1st ed 184 pp, 12 colour, 96 b/w illustrations, glossary, bibliog. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Long unfashionable, Lattimore produced the first survey including the Sowerbys of Gateshead, George Davidson and Co and Henry Greener and Co together with other major manufacturers and the social history of the glass houses. (Book Ref #33517)  £35.00

LAUNERT, E. Scent and Scent Bottles. Barrie & Jenkins: 1974 1st ed 176 pp, 20 colour plates, 200 b/w figures, bibliog. VG+ in a torn and repaired d/w. The first section is on perfume, it's origins, past production and effects. There are illustrations of several hundred containers from both public and private collections:plus a section on pomanders and smelling boxes as amulets and hygiene aids. (Book Ref #29351)  £15.00

LAVER, J. A Concise History of Costume. BCA: 1973 rep 288 pp, 257 b/w , 58 colour plates, notes, bibliog. VG+ in very lightly edge-worn d/w. Still a good introduction to the subject. (Book Ref #19436)  £6.50

LAVERTY, P. Carla's Song. Faber: 1997 p/b 1st ed 131 pp, b/w photos. F. The relationship between a Scottish bus driver, and Carla, a refugee from Nicaragua, adrift in Glasgow. (Book Ref #9047)  £2.99

LAWFORD, P.S. & SCHWARZ, T. Peter Lawford. Hollywood, the Kennedys, the rat pack and the whole damn thing. Sidgwick & Jackson: 1988 1st ed 196 pp, b/w photos. F/VG+. Compiled from diaries, fragments and notes by his young widow. (Book Ref #10297)  £6.00

LAWLESS, J. The Aromatherapy Garden. Growing and using scented plants. Kyle Cathie: 2001 1st ed 160 pp, profuse colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. Detailed profiles of over 50 fragrant plants. (Book Ref #30989)  £10.00

LAWN, G.R. Music in State Clothing. The Story of the Kettledrummers, Trumpeters and the Band of the Life Guards. Leo Cooper: 1995 1st ed 194 pp, colour and b/w photos. F/F. Encompasses every aspect of the Band's many duties and includes biographies of all known bandmasters together with numerous illustrations of their Drum Horses. (Book Ref #28405)  £6.00

LAWRENCE, D. Underground Architecture. Capital Transport: 1994 1st ed 208 pp, profuse b/w illustrations, some colour, biographical details, primary sources and further reading. Fine in a VG+ d/w. A chronological journey through London Underground's architecture. (Book Ref #33593)  £45.00

LAWRENCE, N. (co-ordinator). Parallel Realities of Northern Ireland. Blackstaff Press: 1994 1st ed 140 pp, colour and duotone photos throughout. Fine in a slightly edge-worn d/w. The work of Jeremy Browne, Colin Boyle, Geoff Smith, Max Forsythe, Alex McNeill, Paul Dawson. Six photographs returned to their roots in the province to record their impressions of the place which had shaped them. (Book Ref #28702)  £30.00

LAWRENCE, S. Jimi Hendrix. The Man, The Magic, The Truth. Sidgwick & Jackson: 2005 1st ed 351 pp, b/w photos. Fine in a fine d/w. A study of the sensitive man behind the wild rock star image, written by a friend and confidante of the last three years of Hendrix's life. (Book Ref #29412)  £11.00

LAWSON, A. The Gardener's Book of Colour. Frances Lincoln: 1996 1st ed 192 pp, colour photos throughout, keyline drawings. Fine in a Fine d/w. Cultivation details for over 850 plants enabling gardeners to create harmonizing and contrasting colour schemes. (Book Ref #8995)  £18.00

LAWSON, J. Van Dyck. Paintings and Drawings. Prestel: 1999 1st ed 144 pp, 114 colour illustrations. Fine in a Fine d/w. A close look at Van Dyke's subject matter with a contextual biography. Several of the oils, ink and chalk drawigs are published for the first time. (Book Ref #15960)  £15.00

LAWSON, A. & TAYLOR, J. Great English Gardens. Weidenfeld: 1996 1st ed 160 pp, 150 colour photos, list of gardens. VG+/VG. The quintessential features of English gardens given Lawson's stylistic treatment with an 'accessible and authoritative' text by Jane Taylor. (Book Ref #17348)  £12.50

LAX, E. Newman. A biography. Turner: 1996 1st ed 192 pp, colour and b/w photos, notes, filmog. F/VG+. Biography drawing on interviews with Newman and those who have worked with him. (Book Ref #21974)  £8.00

LAX, E. Woody Allen. Vintage: 1991 1st ed 386 pp, b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #1688)  £7.50

LE CAIN, E. Aladdin. Faber: 1981 1st ed 32 pp, title page and 14 full page coloured illustrations by Errol Le Cain. Laminated boards. Inscription o/w F. (Book Ref #14720)  £15.00

LE CORBEILLER, C. European and American Snuff Boxes 1730-1830. Viking: 1966 1st ed 120 pp, colour frontis, 703 b/w illustrations, b/w line drawings and marks, glossary, bibliog. Fine in slightly torn d/w. Every type, material and national output is examined. Where possible the work of individual craftsmen is considered. (Book Ref #21337)  £10.00

LE CORBUSIER. & COHEN, J.L. (intro). Towards An Architecture. Frances Lincoln: 2007 p/b new ed 269 pp, profuse b/w photos and illustrations. VG+. Originally published as Vers Une Architecture. (Book Ref #33479)  £12.00

LE MAIR, H. WILLEBEEK. Nursie's Little Rhyme Book. No 4 of Old Nursery Rhymes. Augener: n.d (1920s) unpaginated, pictorial title medallion, 10 colour plates and cartouches by H. Willebeek Le MairPictorial paper covered boards rubbed at extremities and on a small area of back panel, inner hinges slightly loose. A few light marks and fingering throughout but overall an attractive copy. (Book Ref #18463)  £27.00

LE ROUGETEL, HAZEL. A Heritage of Roses. Unwin Hyman: 1988 1st ed 176 pp, colour and b/w illustrations, appendix, bibliog. VG+ in a VG+ dustwrapper. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Author's Design Brochure and handwritten note on her compliment slip loosely inserted. Foreword by Graham Stuart Thomas. Le Rougetel specialised in old roses and was one of the horticulturalists responsible for revitalising their present popularity. (Book Ref #32579)  £20.00

LEA, Z.R. (ed). The Ornamented Tray. Two Centuries of Ornamented Trays (1720-1920). Tuttle: 1971 1st ed 255 pp, profuse b/w photos. Rear pasted-down endpaper lacks glue at inner edge and is lightly foxed, small mark on top edge o/w VG+ in spine-faded d/w, edge-worn at spine ends. Based on Esther Stevens Brazer's Photographic Collection. Six chapters discuss lace-edge painting, the 'Chippendale' style, gold leaf ornamentation, freehand bronze technique, stencilling and country-painted trays. (Book Ref #32924)  £32.00

LEAMING, B. Bette Davis. A Biography. Weidenfeld: 1992 1st ed 328 pp, b/w photos, Notes, bibliog, filmog. Lower edge marked when closed o/w F/VG+. A bracing and cautionary tale of the dark side of power. Leaming redifines one of Hollywood's most misunderstood legends and is the only biographer to have interviewed Bette's daughter, B.D.. (Book Ref #26892)  £5.50

LEAMING, B. Katharine Hepburn. Crown: 1995 rep 549 pp, 32 pages b/w photos. Bottom of spine slightly marked o/w VG+/VG+. Based on letters by Hepburn, her friends and her family, as well as on interviews with Hepburn herself. (Book Ref #19152)  £11.00

LEAMING, B. Katharine Hepburn. Weidenfeld: 1995 1st ed 549 pp, 32 pages b/w photos. F/F. Based on letters by Hepburn, her friends and her family, as well as on interviews with Hepburn herself. (Book Ref #24476)  £8.00

LEAPMAN, M. The Ingenious Mr Fairchild. The Forgotten Father of the Flower Garden. Headline: 2000 1st ed 280 pp, colour and b/w photos, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Fairchild's pioneering work produced the first hybrid in Europe, Fairchild's mule. (Book Ref #19975)  £5.00

LEAR, E. & DURRELL, L. Lear's Corfu. Corfu Travel: 1965 p/b 1st ed 38 pp, 8 sepia lithographs by Edward Lear, notes. Corners lightly bumped and faint mark on front cover o/w VG+. Originally intended to form part of the appendix to Durrell's Prospero's Cell, these charming and serious letters and drawings sit at a far remove from Lear's nonsense verse. (Book Ref #31848)  £12.00

LEDBETTER, T. Water Gardens. Alphabooks: 1979 1st ed 152 pp, profuse b/w and colour photos. Fine in slightly torn d/w. A reliable guide to designing, building and stocking a pond, seasonal treatment, pests and diseases. (Book Ref #3599)  £8.50

LEE, CAPT. R. The Recollections and Letters of Robert E. Lee. Konecky: n.d c.1992 1st thus 471 pp. F/F. Supports the view of Lee of a warm, understanding andd generous human being as well as a courageous war time leader. (Book Ref #25080)  £12.00

LEE, D. The Wade Dynasty. Kudos: 1996 p/b 1st ed 112 pp, 12 pp of colour photos, numerous b/w illustrations, tables and a map. VG+. From tiles for the London Underground to rocket nose cones, Wades manufactured much more than Whimsies by the million in a company, bought from an Aunt for <@250>60. (Book Ref #29246)  £10.00

LEE, E. Folksong and Music Hall. RKP: 1982 1st ed 148 pp, 28 b/w photos and engravings, glossary, suggested further reading. Small inscription on fep o/w F/VG+. Explores changes in English social organization and the reflection of these cultural shifts in music and song. (Book Ref #11924)  £10.00

LEE, E. To the Bitter End. A Photographic History of the Civil War. Viking: 1985 1st ed 226 pp, 122 b/w photos. VG+/VG+. Based around a previously unpublished collection of photographs, which leads the accompanying text in arguing that the campaign changed the nature of combat from a 'gentleman's war' forever. (Book Ref #26986)  £8.00

LEE, L. A Moment of War. Viking: 1991 1st ed 178 pp, line drawings. Fine in a Fine d/w. The final book in Laurie Lee's acclaimed autobiographical trilogy. (Book Ref #18333)  £15.00

LEE, L. As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning. Andre Deutsch: 1969 1st ed 252 pp, line drawings by Leonard Rosoman. VG+ in a spine-faded d/w. A young poets' walk from his Gloucestershire village to London, and on to civil war-torn Spain. (Book Ref #26537)  £20.00

LEE, L. As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning. Andre Deutsch: 1969 1st ed 252 pp, line drawings by Leonard Rosoman. A Fine Copy in a Near Fine d/w. A young poets' walk from his Gloucestershire village to London, and on to civil war-torn Spain. (Book Ref #28603)  £35.00

LEE, L. As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning. Andre Deutsch: 1985 1st thus 191 pp, colour and b/w paintings and drawings. Fine in a fine d/w. Signed by the author on the title page. The first illustrated edition which reproduces paintings and drawings by Spanish and English artists. (Book Ref #30629)  £45.00

LEE, L. As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning. Andre Deutsch: 1969 1st ed 252 pp, line drawings by Leonard Rosoman. A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine d/w which is just slightly darkened on the back panel. Signed by the author on the title page.. A young poets' walk from his Gloucestershire village to London, and on to civil war-torn Spain. (Book Ref #32251)  £60.00

LEE, L. I Can't Stay Long. Andre Deutsch: 1975 1st ed 230 pp. Fine in slightly nicked d/w. Collected occasional writings, some previously unpublished except in the USA. (Book Ref #28601)  £25.00

LEE, L. I Can't Stay Long. Andre Deutsch: 1975 1st ed 230 pp. Fine in a very slightly faded d/w. Collected occasional writings, some previously unpublished except in the USA. (Book Ref #32019)  £20.00

LEE, L. Two Women. Andre Deutsch: 1983 1st ed Unpaginated, colour and b/w photos. Unsold stock M/M.. Lee's talent as a photographer is revealed in his second book devoted to the women in his life. (Book Ref #14457)  £25.00

LEE, L. Two Women. Andre Deutsch: 1983 1st ed unpaginated, colour and b/w photos. VG+ in slightly scuffed and lightly edge-worn d/w. Signed by the author on the title page. Lee's talent as a photographer is revealed in his second book devoted to the women in his life. (Book Ref #29512)  £50.00

LEE, P. Miss Peggy Lee. Bloomsbury: 2002 p/b rep 204 pp, b/w photos, discog. F. Reflects Lee's 'gritty determination'. (Book Ref #20826)  £6.00

LEE, R. Fit for the Chase. Cars and the movies. Castle: 1969 1st ed 237 pp, profuse b/w photos. VG in marked and edge-worn d/w. Photographic essay on the greatest cinema prop. (Book Ref #409)  £11.00

LEE, R. The Films of Mary Pickford. A.S. Barnes: 1970 1st ed 175 pp, profuse b/w photos. Small label remains on front endpapers o/w F in worn d/w. (Book Ref #1565)  £10.00

LEE, S. et al. & LEE, D. Five for Five. The films of Spike Lee. Stewart Tabori & Chang: 1991 p/b 1st ed 215 pp, profuse b/w photos by David Lee. Small sticker on title page, chip to top of spine o/w VG+. Essays by major writers and pictures by a talented young photographer critique and celebrate Spike Lee's films from African-American perspectives. (Book Ref #9611)  £10.00

LEE, R. & VAN HECKE, B.C. Gangsters and Hoodlums. The underworld of the cinema. Castle: 1971 rep 264 pp, approx 350 b/w photos. F in rubbed d/w. (Book Ref #227)  £8.00

LEEK, SYBIL. & LEEK, STEPHEN. A Ring of Magic Islands. Amphoto: 1976 1st ed 160 pp, colour and b/w photos throughout by Stephen Leek. Fine in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #32912)  £10.00

LEEMAN, F. Hidden Images. Games of perception, anamorphic art, illusion. Abrams: 1976 p/b 1st ed 166 pp, profuse b/w and colour illustrations. Front cover edge-worn with small surface loss at top edge o/w VG. Includes original reflective viewer. From the Renaissance to the present day, includes a large section on Anamorphic puzzles. Difficult to find in good condition. (Book Ref #29849)  £20.00

LEES, H. Hallowed Ground. Churchyards of Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds. Thornhill Press: 1993 p/b 1st ed 96 pp, profuse b/w photos, bibliog. VG+. Signed by author on title page. A mixture of nostalgia, quietude and the vague reverence we all have for death. (Book Ref #21861)  £8.00

LEES, H. Hallowed Ground. Churchyards of Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds. Thornhill Press: 1993 p/b 1st ed 96 pp, profuse b/w photos, bibliog. VG+. A mixture of nostalgia, quietude and the vague reverence we all have for death. (Book Ref #23882)  £7.50

LEES-MILNE, A (ed). & VEREY, R (ed). The Englishwoman's Garden. Chatto & Windus: 1984 rep 156 pp, profuse colour photos. Fine in price clipped d/w. Thirty six contributors write about the gardens they have created and tended. (Book Ref #16519)  £10.00

LEESE, E. Costume Design in the Movies. BCW: 1976 1st ed 166 pp, numerous b/w and 4 colour photos, lists more than 6000 films. Top of rear board slightly faded o/w VG+ in slightly edge-worn and spine-faded d/w. 'The first book to tackle an important and neglected subject'. (Book Ref #33219)  £20.00

LEFF, L.J. Hitchcock and Selznick. Their rich and strange collaboration in Hollywood. Weidenfeld: 1988 p/b 1st ed 383 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. Spine faded o/w VG+. The fascinating account of a collision between giants; packed with quirky incident. (Book Ref #19853)  £10.00

LEFKOWITH, C.M. The Art of Perfume. Discovering and collecting perfume bottles. Thames & Hudson: 1998 p/b rep 208 pp, 370 illustrations, 220 in colour, A-Z of perfume, bibliog. Fine. The result of many year's research, this lavishly illustrated survey presents some of the most striking designs in perfume bottles and flasks and outlines the social and historical background to their creation. (Book Ref #29143)  £18.00

LEHMANN-HAUPT, H. Peter Schoeffer Of Gernsheim and Mainz. With a list of his surviving books and broadsides. Leo Hart: 1950 1st US ed 146 pp, 19 b/w plates, 25 b/w figures in text, b/w map. Ex-Library with usual small stamps and clear tape residue across spine. Boards spine-faded and slightly rubbed at extremities, front endpaper removed, internally VG+. Part of the Printer's Valhalla Series. (Book Ref #32163)  £10.00

LEICK, G. Mesopotamia. The Invention of the City. Allen Lane: 2001 1st ed 359 pp, b/w photos, Notes and Glossary, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Each chapter focusses on one of ten different cities within present-day Iraqand its unique character - holy, learning, commerce and royal: cities abandoned and those still currently inhabited. (Book Ref #29901)  £15.00

LEIGH, J. & CONROY, P. The Land I'm Bound To. Norton: 2000 1st ed 226 pp, profuse b/w photos, Notes. Front board very lightly marked o/w F/F. Jack Leigh's photographic tribute to his native South Carolina. (Book Ref #23640)  £20.00

LEIGHTON, BRIAN. A Short History of Tyneham. Privately printed: n.d 1st ed 16 pp, bibliog. VG+. A copy of The Tyneham Trail is loosely inserted with illustrations and commentaries on all the notable buildings. The Isle of Purbeck village appropriated by The MOD and never returned to its civilian occupants. (Book Ref #30658)  £5.00

LEITH, IAN. Dellamotte's Crystal Palace. A Victorian Pleasure Dome Revealed. English Heritage: 2005 1st ed 122 pp, sepia, b/w and colour throughout. Page edges slightly cockled o/w Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #32749)  £12.00

LEITH-ROSS, P. The Florilegium of Alexander Marshall at Windsor Castle. Royal Collection Enterprises: 2000 1st ed 384 pp. Fine in a spine-faded d/w. Volume 1 of The Natural History Drawings at Windsor Castle. Marshall's place in natural history illustration is discussed by Henrietta McBurney. (Book Ref #31051)  £45.00

LELAND, D. Personal Services. Pavilion: 1987 p/b 1st ed 157 pp, b/w and colour photos. VG. Well illustrated screenplay of the major film about social manners and sexual fantasies. (Book Ref #11841)  £6.50

LEMBOURN, H.J. Forty Days With Marilyn. Hutchinson: 1979 rep 214 pp. VG+ in chipped d/w. The story of a forty day love affair between a Danish author and journalist and Marilyn Monroe. (Book Ref #12299)  £8.00

LEMMON, K. The Covered Garden. Museum Press: 1962 1st ed 284 pp, b/w photos and line drawings, bibliog. Front end paper removed o/w VG+ in chipped d/w. Traces the history of the glasshouse from the earliest endeavours of the Greeks and Romans to the glory of the Victorian "jungles under glass". (Book Ref #7853)  £12.00

LENNON, J. A Spaniard In The Works. Jonathan Cape: 1965 1st ed 93 pp, illustrations by author. Pictorial laminated boards as issued, page edges lightly tanned, owner's surname o/w VG+. (Book Ref #18828)  £50.00

LENNOX-BOYD, A. et al. Traditional English Gardens. Weidenfeld: 1987 1st ed 160 pp, colour photos by Clay Perry, bibliog. Fine in price clipped d/w. Explores the English style in 28 gardens owned by the National Trust. (Book Ref #11161)  £8.00

LENNOX-BOYD, A. et al. Traditional English Gardens. Weidenfeld: 1987 1st ed 160 pp, colour photos by Clay Perry, bibliog. F/VG+. Explores the English style in twenty eight gardens owned by the National Trust. (Book Ref #14737)  £10.00

LESLIE, R. Alpines I Have Grown. Lindsay Drummond: 1940 1st ed 63 pp, 54 wood engravings, introduction by R.Gibbing. Slightly sunned o/w VG in slightly worn d/w. 'I know the work of all the leading wood-engravers in England today'...'not one of them can engrave flowers like Russell Leslie.' - Robert Gibbing. (Book Ref #2725)  £9.00

LESLIE, R. Pop Art. A new generation of style. Todtri: 1997 1st ed 128 pp, 103 colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #30342)  £12.00

LESTER, J. Too Marvellous for Words. The life and genius of Art Tatum. Oxford: 1995 p/b rep 240 pp, b/w photos, notes. VG+. Full-length biography of the man who defined the limits of the possible in jazz piano. (Book Ref #20815)  £10.00

LEVEQUE, G. & VALERY, M.F. French Garden Style. Frances Lincoln: 1990 1st ed 239 pp, 250 colour photos. Fine in slightly torn d/w. More than 30 of France's finest gardens, ranging in size from large estates to intimate havens. (Book Ref #33152)  £20.00

LEVER, J. & RICHARDSON, M. The Art of The Architect. Treasures from the RIBA's Collections. Trefoil: 1984 p/b 1st ed 144 pp, 130 b/w illustrations. Fine. Published for the exhibition of the same name. (Book Ref #32884)  £8.00

LEVITT, S. Pountneys. The Bristol Pottery at Fishponds 1905-1969. Redcliffe Press: 1990 1st ed 104 pp, b/w and colour photos, further reading. Fine in VG+ d/w. Memories and photographs, culled from the experiences of more than sixty former employees of Pountneys, have been incorporated into this detailed study of the pottery and its products. (Book Ref #31917)  £35.00

LEVY, A. A Century of Model Trains 1870-1970. Ein Jahrhundert Modelleisenbahnen. New Cavendish Books: 1974 1st ed 208 pp, 450 illustrations, 187 in colour, bibliog. Fine in slightly nicked d/w. (Book Ref #29502)  £20.00

LEVY, E. And The Winner Is.... The history and politics of the Oscar Awards. Ungar: 1987 1st US ed 390 pp, b/w photos, chapter notes and statistics. Fine in a Fine d/w. 'An invaluable addition to the sociological literature of one of the few unifying spectacles in american life.' - Andrew Sarris. (Book Ref #6805)  £10.00

LEVY, E. George Cukor. Master of elegance. Morrow: 1994 1st ed 464 pp, b/w photos, notes, bibliog, filmog. VG+/VG. Movie stars, colleagues and friends talk about this legendary director. (Book Ref #18631)  £12.00

LEVY, L. Picture the Songs. Lithographs from the sheet music of 19th century America. John Hopkins University: 1976 1st ed 212 pp, b/w and colour repros of 100 covers. Front board slightly chippedo/w VG+ in edge-worn and internally watermarked d/w. 'Lester Levy has a gift for bringing a scene to life with a few choice words'. (Book Ref #21228)  £20.00

LEVY, M. The Paintings of L.S. Lowry. Oils and watercolours. Jupiter: 1981 rep 31 pps of text, 31 colour and 91 b/w illustrations. VG+ in a lightly edge-worn d/w. Reproduces all of Lowry's major canvasses, and a wide selection of other works, some previously unseen by the public. (Book Ref #31308)  £8.00

LEWERY, A.J. Popular Art. Past and present. David & Charles: 1991 1st ed 152 pp, colour and b/w illustrations throughout, bibliog. F/VG+. Comprehensive and colourful account of a mostly undocumented aspect of British heritage. (Book Ref #13067)  £10.00

LEWIS, B. The Middle East. 2000 Years of History from The Rise of Christianity to The Present Day. Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1995 1st ed 433 pp, b/w photos. Fine in Fine d/w. (Book Ref #33089)  £15.00

LEWIS, G. A Collector's History of English Pottery. Antique Collectors Club: 1985 3rd revised ed 360 pp, nearly 700 b/w and 62 colour illustrations, bibliog. VG+ in lightly edge-worn d/w. Comprehensive and highly readable overview focuses on distinguishing between styles and factories offering perspective on techniques to assist in the development of a sound knowledge base by the reader. (Book Ref #24537)  £25.00

LEWIS, J. The 20th Century Book. Its Illustration and Design. Herbert: 1984 new and revised ed 271 pp, 420 b/w, 36 colour illustrations. F/F. Survey of the last hundred years in book design and illustration with emphasis on The UK and US.. (Book Ref #30230)  £20.00

LEWIS, J. The Cotswolds. Life and traditions. Weidenfeld: 1996 1st ed 160 pp, profuse b/w and colour photos. F/VG+. Rural life from cradle to grave in the Cotswold Hills. Well illustrated with an informative and well-researched text with a foreword by Pam Ayres. (Book Ref #25257)  £15.00

LEWIS, J. Walter Hood Fitch. A Celebration. HMSO: 1992 1st ed 34 pp, 73 colour plates and occasional b/w illustrations. Fine in a slightly spine-faded d/w. The first published celebration of Fitch, the prolific botanical artist who enjoyed a long association with Kew Gardens and Curtis's Botanical Magazine, lavishly illustrated and written by a descendant. (Book Ref #28620)  £12.50

LEWIS, J. Walter Hood Fitch. A Celebration. HMSO: 1992 1st ed 34 pp, 73 colour plates and occasional b/w illustrations. Fine in a slightly spine-faded d/w. Dedicated by the author on the title page. The first published celebration of Fitch, the prolific botanical artist who enjoyed a long association with Kew Gardens and Curtis's Botanical Magazine, lavishly illustrated and written by a descendant. (Book Ref #33538)  £18.00

LEWIS, J. Whom God Wishes To Destroy. Francis Ford Coppola and the New Hollywood. Athlone: 1995 1st ed 194 pp, a few b/w photos. Fine in Fine d/w. A behind the scenes view of Coppola's struggle and the business of making movies today. (Book Ref #30844)  £6.50

LEWIS, J.M. The Ewenny Potteries. National Museum of Wales: 1982 p/b 1st ed 126 pp, 64 b/w photos, 31 b/w figures containing numerous small b/w drawings, complete list of vessels in private hands. Fine. An account of the potters and potteries of Ewenny in Glamorgan, from the eighteenth century to 1918, drawing on documents and oral records. Founded in 1610, the pottery has remained in the same family. Includes a representative selection of the surviving complete vessels. (Book Ref #32672)  £85.00

LEWIS, J.R. The Cotswolds at War. Alan Sutton: 1992 1st ed 237 pp, b/w photos. Small mark on fore-edge o/w a fine copy in a fine d/w. A vivid recreation of the Cotswolds during a time of war, the result of thorough research based on personal reminiscences and contemporary newspaper accounts. (Book Ref #28321)  £15.00

LEWIS, J.R. The Cotswolds at War. Alan Sutton: 1992 1st ed 237 pp, b/w photos. A Fine copy in a d/w with a lightly scuffed back panel. A vivid recreation of the Cotswolds during a time of war, the result of thorough research based on personal reminiscences and contemporary newspaper accounts. (Book Ref #33623)  £18.00

LEWIS, R. The Life and Death of Peter Sellers. Applause: 1997 rep 817 pp, 47 pages b/w photos, filmog. F/F. 'Fully candid and definitive book'. (Book Ref #27350)  £9.50

LIBERMAN, A. Then. Alexander Liberman Photographs 1925-1995. Random House: 1995 1st ed 256 pp, profuse b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. Photographs that 'reveal a life full of charm and valour and creative energy, and a time that shaped the world we know now'. (Book Ref #15224)  £20.00

LIDDINGTON, C. Sherston: The City of White Walls. A Village History. Cromwell Press: 1999 p/b rep 128 pp, numerous b/w illustrations. Customer's name o/w VG. Written by a woman whose family history in Sherston goes back three hundred years. (Book Ref #32501)  £10.00

LIFAR, S. Ballet Traditional to Modern. Putnam: 1938 1st thus 302 pp, 39 b/w illustrations. Spine lightly tanned and nicked, a few marginal pencil annotations o/w VG. The text of Lifar's Sorbonne lecture on the aesthetics of ballet at the International Paris Exhibition. (Book Ref #21905)  £8.50

LINCOLN, W.A. The Complete Manual of Wood Veneering. Stobart: 1984 1st ed 400 pp, 4 pp colour and numerous b/w drawings and diagrams. VG+ in edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #22903)  £18.00

LINDLEY, E.S. Wotton-Under-Edge. Men and Affairs of a Cotswold Wool Town. Alan Sutton: 1977 new ed 344 pp, b/w folding map frontis,16 b/w plates, 27 small b/w figures in text. Small owner's label, closed edges slightly tanned o/w VG+ in lightly edge-worn and slightly fingered d/w. (Book Ref #33731)  £18.00

LINDSAY, JACK. The Dons Sight Devon. OUP: 1951 rep 287 pp, colour jacket and b/w illustrations by C. Boye Uden. Page edges lightly marked o/w VG+ in severely price-clipped d/w worn at the extremities. Now in protective sleeve. (Book Ref #24324)  £7.00

LINKS, J.G. Canaletto. Phaidon: 1982 1st ed 239 pp, 43 colour, 185 b/w illustrations. VG+ in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #32511)  £12.00

LINLEY, D. Classical Furniture. Pavilion: 1995 p/b 1st thus 192 pp, numerous colour and b/w illustrations, directory of furniture. Fine. A survey of classicism, including a pattern book, and concluding by exploring the linking of old and new. (Book Ref #28041)  £12.00

LITCHFIELD, F. Pottery and Porcelain. A & C Black: 1971 6th ed 356 pp, 64 b/w plates, upwards of 2000 marks and monograms. VG+ in a slightly edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #31731)  £30.00

LITTLE, B. Architecture in Norman Britain. Batsford: 1985 1st ed 191 pp, b/w photos throughout, appendix, bibliog. Owner's name, d/w stuck to endpapers o/w VG+/VG+. Re-examines the architecture and decoration of the buildings erected in Britain during the late 11th and 12th centuries. (Book Ref #27079)  £10.00

LITTLE, B. The Building of Bath. An architectural and social study. Collins: 1948 rep 176 pp, profuse b/w photos, appendices, bibliog. VG in worn edge worn d/w with some loss. Detailed history of the city from Roman times to the late 1940s. (Book Ref #15488)  £10.00

LITTLEWOOD, M. Natural Swimming Pools. Inspiration for Harmony with Nature. Schiffer Designs: 2002 1st ed 232 pp, colour illustrations throughout, bibliog. VG+ in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #33592)  £32.00

LIVERSIDGE, M. & FARRINGTON, J. Canaletto and England. Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery: 1993 p/b 1st ed 192 pp, numerous colour and b/w illustrations. Covers lightly creased and corners slightly bumped o/w VG+. Published to coincide with the 1994 Birmingham Exhibition. Examines the strong links between English patrons and Venetian painters, the extent of Canaletto's influence on English painting and painters of his time. (Book Ref #32256)  £15.00

LIVINGSTONE, M. & HEYMER, K. Hockney's Portraits and People. Thames & Hudson: 2003 1st ed 240 pp, 246 illustrations, 233 in colour, sources, list of illustrations, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. A careful selection of works, both iconic and previously unpublished, charting the artist's lifelong fascination with people. (Book Ref #32629)  £25.00

LLEWELYN, R. Elegance and Eccentricity. Ward Lock: 1989 1st ed 208 pp, colour photos and b/w line drawings, glossary and gardens open, bibliog. Fine in price clipped d/w. Almost a 100 plantings and architectural features from British historical gardens. (Book Ref #15030)  £12.50

LLEWELYN, R. Elegance and Eccentricity. Ward Lock: 1989 1st ed 208 pp, colour photos and b/w line drawings, glossary and gardens open, bibliog. VG+/VG+. Almost a 100 plantings and architectural features from British historical gardens. (Book Ref #21729)  £9.00

LLOMPART, G. La Pintura Gotica A Mallorca. Edicions Poligrafa, S.A: 1987 1st ed 127 pp, 119 colour and 19 blanc i negre, bibliog. A near Fine copy in a VG+ dustwrapper. Text in Spanish. (Book Ref #33769)  £18.00

LLOYD, C. Christopher Lloyd's Flower Garden. Dorling Kindersley: 1993 1st ed 160 pp, 300 colour photos. VG+ in d/w with slightly creased top edge. Lloyd's personal invitation to his own garden of Great Dixter in East Sussex, with detailed advice on growing flowering and foliage plants to maximum effect. (Book Ref #30336)  £8.50

LLOYD, C. Meadows. Cassell: 2004 1st ed 192 pp, profuse colour photos, bibliog. F/F. With photographs by Jonathon Buckley, this is a captivating guide to meadow making. (Book Ref #30265)  £25.00

LLOYD, C. The Well-Chosen Garden. Elm Tree: 1984 1st ed 176 pp, over 100 colour photos. Gift inscription o/w VG+ in a price-clipped d/w. From his vast experience Lloyd shares how to practice companion planting and harmonious design. (Book Ref #30521)  £10.00

LLOYD, N. A History of the English House from Primitive Times to the Victorian Period. Architectural Press: 1975 rep 487 pp, 888 b/w photos. VG+ in d/w with 3cm tear in short zigzags on rear panel. Still the standard work. (Book Ref #31546)  £25.00

LLOYD, N. A History of the English House from Primitive Times to the Victorian Period. Architectural Press: 1983 rep 487 pp, 888 b/w photos. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Still the standard work. (Book Ref #33073)  £25.00

LLOYD, REV R.H. Bredon Hill. and its Villages. R.H. Lloyd: 1971 p/b 4th edition 120 pp, occasional b/w photos and illustrations by Pauline Beesley, bibliog. Base of spine nicked o/w VG+. A brisk study, nicely embellished with poems and pictures. (Book Ref #30106)  £7.50

LLOYD, REV R.H. Bredon Hill. and its Villages. R.H Lloyd: 1968 p/b 3rd edition 120 pp, occasional b/w photos and illustrations by Pauline Beesley, bibliog. Inscription o/w VG. A brisk study, nicely embellished with poems and pictures. (Book Ref #30107)  £6.00

LLOYD, V. Roger Fenton. Photographer of the 1850s. South Bank Board: 1988 p/b 1st ed 184 pp, 158 b/w plates. F. A comprehensive selection of his work. (Book Ref #23513)  £25.00

LLOYD, C. & BIRD, R. The Cottage Garden. Dorling Kindersley: 1990 1st ed 192 pp, profuse colour photos. Inscription o/w F/F. Stunning photography coupled with a wealth of practical experience. (Book Ref #24773)  £12.50

LLOYD, C. & RICE, G. Garden Flowers From Seed. Viking: 1991 1st ed 276 pp, colour photos, A-Z of garden flowers, seed suppliers. VG+/VG+. Two authoritative and stylish garden writers debate colour, climate, conditions and varieties in a refreshingly unusual format. (Book Ref #26939)  £10.00

LOBBAN, C.S. & HARRISON, P.J. Seaweed Ecology and Physiology. CUP: 1994 1st ed 366 pp, a few b/w photos, b/w tables and diagrams, taxonomic classification of algae mentioned in text. Laminated boards. Owner's name, o/w a VG+ copy. Graduate-level information on morphology, life histories, morphogeneisis, seaweed communities and mariculture, biotic interactions, nutrients, light & photosynthesis, temperature & salinity, water motion and pollution. (Book Ref #28772)  £20.00

LOKEY, J. Machine-Embroidered Quilts. Creating Colourful Stitches. Martingale: 2004 p/b 1st ed 80 pp, colour illustrations throughout. Near Fine. Nine elegant quilts both modern and traditional. (Book Ref #28494)  £9.00

LONDON, J. Burning Daylight. Published to coincide with the films British release. Readers Library Film Edition: 1928 1st thus 252 pp, 8 pages sepia stills. Dustwrapper very lightly chipped along top edge o/w an extremely bright clean copy. Published cheaply in the late 1920's, these Readers Library Film Editions are now chiefly of interest for the film stills some of them contain and for their bright and attractive wrap-around dustwrapper art work. This dustwrapper depicts a particularly attractive wrap-around scene of a couple in a husky drawn sled. Scan available.. (Book Ref #27430)  £15.00

LONG, H. The Edwardian House. 1880 - 1914. Manchester: 1993 1st ed 208 pp, 25 colour plates, 80 b/w figures, bibliog. Prelims lightly marked at foreedge o/w F/VG+. The 'high-water mark of British achievement in mass speculative building'. With foreword by Stefan Muthesias on the usefulness of the book for restoration purposes. (Book Ref #26224)  £38.00

LONG, NEVILLE. Lights of East Anglia. Terance Dalton: 1983 p/b 1st ed 172 pp, b/w photos and maps. VG+. All originally established by private enterprise, these lights were taken over by Trinity House in the nineteenth century. (Book Ref #32552)  £7.00

LORENZ, R. Arthur Tress: Fantastic Voyage. Photographs 1956 - 2000. Bulfinch: 2001 1st ed 199 pp, 55 colour, 180 b/w plates and 39 b/w illustrations, chronology, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. The 274 images include his seldom-seen early documentary work. (Book Ref #32429)  £20.00

LOUDON, J. & BANKS, E. (intro). Ornamental Flowers. Classic Natural History Prints. Studio Editions: 1991 1st thus 128 pp, 96 full page colour illustrations. Fine in a slightly edge-worn d/w. With text selected and carefuly abridged from the first four volumes of Jane Loudon's The Ladies Flower-Garden of Ornamental Plants. (Book Ref #29568)  £35.00

LOUDON, J.C. & BONIFACE, P. (ed). In Search of English Gardens. The travels of John Claudius Loudon and his wife Jane. Lennard: 1987 1st ed 256 pp, colour plates, profuse b/w illustrations and previously undiscovered watercolours. Pictorial embossed cloth covered boards. Gift inscription o/w VG+. Travels in the 'gardenesque'. (Book Ref #33384)  £10.00

LOUVISH, S. Keystone. The Life and Clowns of Mack Sennett. Faber: 2003 1st ed 352 pp, b/w photos, notes, chronology, coda, bibliog. VG+ in a VG+ d/w. A biography of the man who opened Hollywood's first comedy-only studio and nurtured the talents of Fatty Arbuckle, Charlie Chaplin and many more. (Book Ref #30059)  £8.00

LOUVISH, S. Man on the Flying Trapeze. The life and times of W.C Fields. Faber: 1999 p/b rep 548 pp, few b/w illustrations, chronology and notes, bibliog. F. The first book to relate in detail W.C Field's artistic journey into cinema history, disentangling the facts from the pack of lies and myths mischievously nurtured by Fields himself. (Book Ref #13156)  £8.50

LOW, R. The History of the British Film 1906-1914. Allen & Unwin: 1973 rep 309 pp, b/w photos, list of films, bibliog. VG+ in slightly creased d/w. Standard work. (Book Ref #7101)  £25.00

LOW, R. The History of the British Film 1906-1914. Allen & Unwin: 1973 rep 309 pp, b/w photos, list of films, bibliog. Spine slightly faded and e.ps a little foxed o/w VG. Standard work. (Book Ref #7754)  £15.00

LOW, R. The History of the British Film 1906-1914. Allen & Unwin: 1949 1st ed 309 pp, b/w photos, list of films, bibliog. VG+ in tatty d/w with small losses to back and front panels. Standard work. (Book Ref #17806)  £25.00

LOW, R. The History of the British Film 1914-1918. Allen & Unwin: 1973 2nd impression 332 pp, a few b/w photos, appendices, film list, bibliog. Inscription o/w F/VG+. Lists some 500 contemporary British feature films with full production details. (Book Ref #24721)  £25.00

LOW, R. & MANVELL, R. The History of the British Film 1896-1906. Allen & Unwin: 1973 rep 136 pp, bibliog. F in spine-faded d/w. Based on the research of the BFI History Committee. (Book Ref #9889)  £25.00

LOW, R. & MANVELL, R. The History of the British Film 1896-1906. Allen & Unwin: 1973 2nd impression 136 pp, bibliog. Inscription o/w F/VG+. Based on the research of the BFI History Committee. (Book Ref #24719)  £25.00

LOW, R. & MANVELL, R. The History of the British Film 1906-1914. Allen & Unwin: 1973 rep 309 pp, b/w photos, list of films, bibliog. Boards lightly damp marked along edges o/w contents VG in edge worn d/w. Standard work. (Book Ref #16256)  £16.50

LOWE, P. et al. Countryside Conflicts. The politics of farming, forestry and conservation. Gower: 1986 1st ed 378 pp, b/w photos. Owner's name o/w VG/VG. (Book Ref #25876)  £9.00

LOWE, J. & MILLER, R. The Incredible Music Machine. Quartet: 1982 1st ed 287 pp, numerous b/w and colour illustrations. F in lightly edge worn d/w. The history of recorded sound from the invention of the phonograph and the first primitive recordings in the 1880's, through to today's multi-billion dollar recording industry. (Book Ref #16593)  £15.00

LOWES, MRS. Chats on Old Lace and Needlework. T.Fisher Unwin: 1908 1st ed 377 pp, colour frontis, 46 b/w plates of old lace, 29 of needlework. Attractive lace design on front board and spine, gilt lettering, occasional light foxing o/w VG+. (Book Ref #21909)  £30.00

LOWRY, B. & LOWRY, I.B. The Silver Canvas: Daguerreotype Masterpieces. Thames & Hudson: 1998 1st UK ed 240 pp, 30 col, 74 b/w photos, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #19845)  £22.99

LUBBEKE, I. & MARTIN, I.(ed). Early German Painting 1350-1550. The Tyssen-Bornemisza Collection. Sothebys: 1991 1st ed 431 pp, 91 colour plates and profuse b/w illustrations, catalogue, lists of exhibitions. F/F. Extensive research has led to the identification of 'companion pieces' and long-separated portraits of husbands and wives being reunited in the catalogue. The discovery of under drawings has assisted new discussion on classification, dating and ascription. (Book Ref #25238)  £45.00

LUCIE-SMITH, E. The Sculpture of Helaine Blumenfeld. Sinclair Browne: 1982 p/b 1st ed 88 pp, numerous b/w and some colour photos by David Buckland. VG+. (Book Ref #32446)  £15.00

LUCIE-SMITH, E. & DARS, C. Work and Struggle. The Painter as Witness 1870-1914. Paddington: 1977 1st ed 242 pp, 13 colour plates, 212 b/w illustrations, register of artists. VG+/VG+. Examines working class life in the fifty years preceding WW1, through contemporary narrative painting. (Book Ref #31267)  £10.00

LUDDINGTON, J. Starting To Collect Silver. Antique Collectors Club: 1988 rep 225 pp, profuse b/w illustrations and marks, bibliog. F/VG+. (Book Ref #21568)  £18.00

LUTZ, E.G. Animated Cartoons. How they are made, their origin and development. Scribners: 1923 rep 261 pp, line drawings throughout and 4 photographic plates. Pictorial boards, tip of pp 87 missing, prelims and first few pps browned, o/w VG. The first book devoted solely to animation which quickly became the industry handbook. Donald Crafton relates how Walt Disney had to borrow it from Kansas City Library, as he could not afford to buy a copy. (Book Ref #13197)  £75.00

LUXTON, E. Honiton Lace Patterns. Batsford: 1983 1st ed 143 pp, 74 b/w photos, 78 pattern prickings, 74 diagrams, 14 grid pickings. VG+ in spine-faded d/w. Seventy-one patterns incorporating traditional Devon designs with the author's own patterns and techniques. (Book Ref #24038)  £10.00

LUXTON, E. The Technique of Honiton Lace. Batsford: 1979 1st ed 168 pp, 65 b/w photos, 70 diagrams, 52 pattern prickings, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #22588)  £12.00

LYDON, M. Ray Charles. Man and music. Riverhead: 1998 1st ed 436 pp, b/w photos, notes, discog. Fine in a Fine d/w. First full length biography of the man who combined jazz, blues and pop to become the 'genius of soul'. (Book Ref #16715)  £8.50

LYDON, M. Rock Folk. Portraits from the Rock and Roll Pantheon. Citadel: 1990 p/b rep 200 pp, b/w photos. F. Portraits of The Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin, The Grateful Dead, B.B KIng, Smokey Robinson, Chuck Berry and Carl Perkins. (Book Ref #14699)  £5.00

LYLES, A. Turner: The Fifth Decade. Watercolours 1830-1840. Tate: 1992 p/b 1st ed 86 pp, numerous b/w and colour illustrations, bibliog. Top front corner creased o/w VG+. A well illustrated catalogue for an exhibition held at the Tate in early 1992. (Book Ref #29549)  £6.50

LYNAM, R. (ed). Paris Fashion. The Great Designers and Their Creations. M Joseph: 1972 1st ed 256 pp, b/w and colour photos. Ex-Library with usual stamps. A reading copy in a worn d/w. (Book Ref #24621)  £12.00

LYNAM, R. (ed). Paris Fashion. The Great Designers and Their Creations. M. Joseph: 1972 1st ed 256 pp, b/w and colour photos. Top edge lightly foxed o/w VG+ in lightly edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #24825)  £20.00

LYON, C (ed). The International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers. Volume 2; Directors. Papermac: 1987 p/b rep 611 pp, notes. Slightly edge worn o/w VG+. 'A film buff's bible'. - The Economist. (Book Ref #11282)  £8.50

MAAS, J. Victorian Painters. Barrie & Jenkins: 1988 rep 257 pp, 45 colour and 310 b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+/VG+. Authoritative work of reference. (Book Ref #20699)  £20.00

MABEY, R. The Frampton Flora. Century: 1985 1st ed 192 pp, profuse colour illustrations, bibliog. Fine in a fine d/w. Signed by Henriette Clifford, the paintings' discoverer, on the half title page. The Clifford sisters' exactly observed and beautifully executed flower paintings are arranged by habitat type, to form a useful flora of the area. (Book Ref #29990)  £20.00

MACBEATH, J. Schools Must Speak for Themselves. The Case For School Self-Evaluation. Routledge: 1999 p/b 1st ed 165 pp, b/w diagrams and tables. VG+. (Book Ref #28217)  £14.00

MACCARTHY, F. Eric Gill. Faber: 1989 1st ed 338 pp, b/w photos and drawings throughout, notes, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. 'An explosively scandalous biography'. - The Sunday Times. (Book Ref #22476)  £18.00

MACCARTHY, F. Stanley Spencer. An English Vision. Yale: 1997 1st ed 194 pp, 64 colour plates, chronology, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Published to celebrate the 1998 travelling exhibition, organised by the British Council. With extensive commentary on each painting, which explores Spencer's incorporation of magic realism, sex and spiritualism in his work. (Book Ref #33230)  £35.00

MACDONALD, BRIAN. W. Tribal Rugs. Treasures of The Black Tent. Antique Collectors Club: 1997 1st ed 302 pp, 208 colour plates, glossary, recommended reading. Bottom board edges have 3 small watermarked areas, page edges lightly fingered o/w a crisp, tight VG+ copy in a chipped d/w. The weaving history of the nomadic peoples of Iran, Afghanistan, Turkey, The Caucasus and Central Asia. Designs include Kurdish, Shahsavan, Lot and Bakhtiyari, Lor, Quashqa, Khamsen Confederacy, Taimuri and Baluch. (Book Ref #33082)  £150.00

MACDONALD, J. Making Patchwork Quilts. With 40 Quilt Block Designs. Hale: 1984 1st ed 154 pp, 8pp colour, numerous b/w illustrations and diagrams. Front endpapers and fore-edge lightly foxed o/w VG+/VG+. A mix of traditional and new. (Book Ref #28487)  £14.50

MACFARLANE, A. (ed). The Diary of Ralph Josselin 1616-1683. The British Academy/OUP: 1976 1st ed 727 pp, 1 b/w map, a note on abbreviations and conventions. Page edges slightly marked o/w Fine in d/w in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #31254)  £50.00

MACGRATH, D. Norton. The Complete Story. Crowood Press: 1991 1st ed 160 pp, b/w photos and line drawings. Fine in a VG+ d/w. a 'thorough and compelling history' by a lifelong Norton enthusiast. (Book Ref #32285)  £15.00

MACGREGOR, A.J. Pigly Plays Truant. A Story in Verse For Children. Wills & Hepworth: 1946 1st ed unpaginated, full page colour illustrations by the author. Green boards very lightly marked with one tiny loss of colour. Very slight indentation to a few page edges at rear of book o/w a VG+ copy in a d/w with very light edge-wear to the top. A bright, attractive copy. A Series 401 Ladybird book. (Book Ref #33450)  £75.00

MACGREGOR-MORRIS, P. The History of the H.I.S. 1885 - 1985. Trematon Press: 1986 1st ed 277 pp, b/w photos. VG+/VG+. 100 years of The Hunters' Improvement and National Light Horse Breeding Society. (Book Ref #21982)  £7.50

MACHUGH, A. The Cultivation of Ferns. Batsford: 1992 1st ed 114 pp, colour photos and diagrams, glossary, list of gardens and societies, bibliog. FIne in a Fine d/w. Includes the ecology of terrestrial, ephytic and aquatic species, preparation for indoor and outdoor cultivation, suitability for sites and propagation. (Book Ref #32919)  £18.00

MACKRELL, A. An Illustrated History of Fashion. 500 Years of Fashion Illustration. Batsford: 1997 1st ed 224 pp, 40 colour and over 140 b/w illustrations. VG+/VG+. Takes the means used to record fashion as its focus. (Book Ref #19557)  £20.00

MACLAINE, S. Dance While You Can. Bantam: 1992 1st ed 303 pp, b/w photos in text. M/M. (Book Ref #1112)  £5.99

MACLEAN, G.L. Roberts' Birds of Southern Africa. John Voelker Bird Book Fund: 1996 6th ed, 2nd Imp 871 pp, colour illustrations, numerous small two-tone maps. Fine in a VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #32977)  £20.00

MACLEOD, R. Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Architect and artist. Collins: 1968 1st ed 160 pp, profuse b/w and colour illustrations, chronology, bibliog. VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #25497)  £15.00

MACLOUD, M. Thomas Hennell. Countryman, artist and writer. CUP: 1988 1st ed 237 pp, frontis and 80 b/w plates, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Thomas Hennell was both painter, writer, and poet. Hennell recorded his own experience of schizophrenia in his art and writing, prior to his mysterious death in the Far East whilst serving as an official war artist. (Book Ref #33342)  £25.00

MACMILLAN, D. Painting in Scotland. The golden age. Phaidon: 1986 1st ed 206 pp, 156 illustrations, 48 in col, notes, bibliog. Back of dustwrapper torn o/w VG+. The first book to treat Scottish painting in the age of its greatest achievement as a school with its own clear identity. Published on the occasion of the exhibitions at the Edinburgh Festival and Tate Gallery. (Book Ref #15380)  £20.00

MACMILLAN, D. The Paintings of Steven Campbell. The Story So Far. Mainstream: 1993 1st ed 118 pp, 85 colour plates, bibliog. F/VG+. Examines the work of one of Scotland's best known living figurative painters. (Book Ref #25336)  £10.00

MADDOX, B. Who's Afraid of Elizabeth Taylor?. A myth of our time. Mayflower: 1977 1st ed 256 pp, b/w photos, filmog. VG+ in d/w with worn extremities. (Book Ref #718)  £5.00

MADSEN, A. Billy Wilder. Secker & Warburg: 1968 p/b 1st thus 167 pp, b/w photos, filmog. VG. No 8 in the Cinema 1series. (Book Ref #30865)  £7.50

MADSEN, A. John Huston. Robson: 1979` 1st ed 280 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. VG+/VG+. 'An epic tale of a man whose own life has been as vivid and dramatic as any of his films'. (Book Ref #2148)  £8.00

MADSEN, A. William Wyler. W.H. Allen: 1974 1st UK ed 456 pp, b/w photos, list of awards, bibliog, filmog. VG+ /VG+. 'The biography of a man who is a whole way of life in the movies'. (Book Ref #26214)  £15.00

MAEDER, E. Hollywood and History. Costume design in film. Thames & Hudson: 1987 p/b 1st ed 256 pp, 293 illustrations, 113 in col, notes, filmog. Corners slightly creased o/w F. Includes an extensive filmography which describes the costumes in hundreds of period films. (Book Ref #10581)  £12.00

MAHE, P. & PLISSON, P. Ireland. Conran Octopus: 2003 1st UK ed 183 pp, over 150 colour photos. Fine in a slightly nicked d/w. The coast of Ireland in all her moods. (Book Ref #31788)  £12.00

MAIDMENT, M. A Manual of Hand-Made Bobbin Lace Work. Batsford: 1983 rep 184 pp, 103 b/w photos, 69 line drawings. Small inscription o/w F/VG+. Classic book first published in 1931. (Book Ref #19615)  £8.50

MAILER, N. Of Women and their Elegance. Simon & Schuster: 1980 1st ed 288 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos by Milton Greene of Monroe and other celebrities. VG/VG. Based on episodes in the life of Monroe during her relationship with Milton Greene, her photographer. (Book Ref #1704)  £6.00

MAILER, N. Of Women and their Elegance. Hodder & Stoughton: 1980 1st UK ed 288 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos by Milton Greene of Monroe and other celebrities. Inscription o/w F/VG+. Based on episodes in the life of Monroe during her relationship with Milton Greene, her photographer. (Book Ref #2087)  £12.00

MAILER, N. Of Women and their Elegance. Simon & Schuster: 1980 1st ed 288 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos by Milton Greene of Monroe and other celebrities. F/VG+. Based on episodes in the life of Monroe during her relationship with Milton Greene, her photographer. (Book Ref #3619)  £12.00

MAILER, N. Of Women and their Elegance. Simon & Schuster: 1980 1st ed 288 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos by Milton Greene of Monroe and other celebrities. Fine in a Fine d/w. Based on episodes in the life of Monroe during her relationship with Milton Greene, her photographer. (Book Ref #3875)  £13.50

MAINSTONE, R.J. Hagia Sophia. Architecture, Structure and Liturgy of Justinian's Great Church. Thames & Hudson: 1988 p/b 1st ed 288 pp, 305 b/w photos, 56 b/w plans and drawings, bibliog. Fine. (Book Ref #33641)  £40.00

MAIORANO, R. & BROOKS, V. Balanchine's Mozartiana. The Making of a Masterpiece. Freundlich: 1985 1st US ed 188 pp, 24 b/w plates. VG+/VG+. The first study of the creative processes of the great choreographer George Balanchine, looking at Mozartiana, created for the Tchaikovsky Festival in 1981, and detailing everything from his demonstrations to the way he gained the dancers' trust. (Book Ref #28055)  £12.50

MAIS, S.P.B. This Unknown Island. Putman: 1932 1st ed 390 pp, maps by H.R.Ball and sepia photos. Very slight foxing on the closed edges, corners lightly bumped o/w a fine copy. The dustwrapper is edge-worn and a little grubby, with a small piece missing from the head of the spine, but not affecting the title. Signed (twice) and inscribed from the author to Sidney Trenglore (?) "Salute to the first man who has sold 5,000 copies of a book of mine before publication". "The fact in itself is a tribute to your demonic energy, but I want you especially to know how grateful I am nursing my baby so tenderly and cherishing her so skilfully. May she grow into a giantess under your care". "Unknown Island" first made it's appearance as a series of radio broadcasts for the BBC. It is said that they introduced the British people to their landscape and led to his being acclaimed "Ambassador of the Countryside". (Book Ref #31049)  £95.00

MAITLAND, S. & MATTHEWS, P. Gardens of Illusion. Places of Wit and Enchantment. Cassell: 2000 1st ed 159 pp, profuse colour photos, notes, bibliog. Fine in a torn d/w. A wide range of contemporary locations are surveyed for their success in visual contrivance reflecting a playful spirit in gardening. (Book Ref #31487)  £12.00

MAJOR, J.K. Animal-Powered Engines. Batsford: 1978 1st ed 168 pp, 110 b/w photos and measured drawings. VG+/VG+. A history and gazetteer describing processes and giving technical data. (Book Ref #30603)  £15.00

MALLARY, P. & MALLARY, F. A Redoute Treasury. 468 watercolours from Les Liliacees. Wellfleet: 1986 1st ed 228 pp, 468 watercolours, bibliog. Top corners lightly bumped and d/w nicked o/w VG+/VG+. Reproductions of the entire 468 watercolours by Pierre-Joseph Redoute known to survive. (Book Ref #31750)  £25.00

MALLE, L. Malle on Malle. Faber: 1993 1st ed 240 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. VG+ in lightly edge-worn d/w. Frank and far-reaching autobiography from the director of 'Au Revoir les Enfants' and 'My Dinner with Andre'. (Book Ref #18630)  £12.50

MALTIN, L. The Great Movie Shorts. Those wonderful one-and two-reelers of the thirties and forties. Bonanza: 1972 1st ed 236 pp, over 200 b/w photos throughout text. VG+ in chipped and edge-worn d/w. Invaluable reference work with complete data of over one thousand short subjects. (Book Ref #16086)  £17.50

MANARCHY, D. En Passant. Black and White photography by Dennis Manarchy. Paper Mirror Press: 1999 1st ed 120 pp, 110 full page b/w photos. A Fine copy in a Fine d/w. 'a stunning compendium' of the human form reproduced using permanent pigments and continuous-tone lithography. (Book Ref #29563)  £40.00

MANCHIP, D. Artist's and Craftsmen of The Nineteenth Century Derby China Factory. Landmark Collector's Library: 2004 1st ed 191 pp, approx 200 colour plates, Derby painter's time line, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Sumptuously illustrated investigation of the Derby workers in the first half of the nineteenth century. The result of six year's labour, Manchip has provided attributions in what he acknowledges to be a 'minefield' of a subject. (Book Ref #31998)  £20.00

MANCOFF, D.N. Monet's Garden in Art. Frances Lincoln: 2001 1st ed 144 pp, colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #22613)  £15.00

MANKOWITZ, W. Wedgwood. Spring Books: 1967 rep 284 pp, 8 colour plates and 116 b/w illustrations. VG+ in edge-worn and torn d/w with minor losses to extremities. Detailed monograph covering the Wedgwood factory's wares from the very earliest products. (Book Ref #20687)  £15.00

MANN, W.J. Kate. The Woman Who Was Katharine Hepburn. Faber: 2006 1st UK ed 621 pp, b/w photos. Small mark at top of closed fore-edge o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. 'an icon as durable and all-American as the Statue of Liberty'. (Book Ref #33553)  £12.00

MANNERING, D. Mario Lanza. A biography. Hale: 1993 p/b rep 176 pp, b/w photos, filmography, discog. VG+. Frank biography, written with the aid of those that knew him best. (Book Ref #24080)  £10.00

MANNERING, E. (ed). Pierre-Joseph Redoute. Roses 2. Ariel Press: 1956 1st ed 6 page intro, 24 colour plates, 24 descriptions of the featured roses in French.. Bottom corners lightly bumped o/w VG+ in edge-worn d/w with 3 closed tears. (Book Ref #29529)  £85.00

MANNING, P.I. et al. Geology of Belfast and The Lagan Valley. HMSO: 1970 2nd ed 242 pp, 10 plates, 22 text figures, 3 folding diagrams, tables, bibliog. Inscription o/w VG+/VG+. Describes the area to the South and West of Belfast giving geological history and new palaeontological evidence including the first account of the palynology of the Triassic period in Ireland.. The economic deposits of the district are given and a detailed account of ground water resources. (Book Ref #17198)  £12.00

MANNING, P. & BAYLEY, N. Boy. Walker: 1987 1st ed unpaginated, With boards, endpapers, 7 plates and decorations by Nicola Bayley. Laminated pictorial boards. (Book Ref #18285)  £7.50

MANNON, W.. Here Come The Huggetts. World Film Publications: 1948 p/b 1st ed 76 pp, b/w film stills. Card covers lightly marked and spine headchipped o/w VG. Adapted from the screenplay of the Gainsborough Picture produced by betty. E. Box. (Book Ref #30373)  £18.00

MANSER, J. Rodney Kinsman. The Logical Art of Furniture. Fourth Estate: 1992 p/b 1st ed 112 pp, numerous b/w illustrations, a few small colour, chronology, awards. VG+. (Book Ref #31746)  £12.00

MANSFIELD, H. Norfolk Churches. Their foundations, architecture and furnishings. Terance Dalton: 1976 1st ed 207 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Justifies Sir John Betjeman's statement that 'Norfolk is one of the great architectural treasures of Europe because of its medieval country churches'. (Book Ref #16030)  £12.00

MANSFIELD, H. Norfolk Churches. Their foundations, architecture and furnishings. Terance Dalton: 1976 1st ed 207 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. F/VG+. Justifies Sir John Betjeman's statement that 'Norfolk is one of the great architectural treasures of Europe because of its medieval country churches'. (Book Ref #25559)  £12.00

MANSON, GRANT CARPENTER. Frank Lloyd Wright to 1910. The First Golden Age. Reinhold: 1958 1st ed 227 pp, numerous b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+ in edge-worn and slightly darkened d/w. (Book Ref #32865)  £25.00

MANSON, MARILYN. & STRAUSS, N. The Long Road Out of Hell. Plexus: 1998 1st ed 267 pp, b/w photos. Fine. (Book Ref #31734)  £8.00

MANVELL, R. (ed). International Encyclopedia of Film. Michael Joseph: 1972 1st ed 574 pp, 22 colour plates and profuse b/w photos throughout, extensive index of title changes, films and names, bibliog. Extremities lightly shelf-worn o/w VG+ in edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #237)  £12.00

MANVELL, R. (ed). International Encyclopedia of Film. Rainbird: 1972 1st ed 574 pp, 22 colour plates and profuse b/w photos throughout, bibliog. Inscription tippex-ed out o/w VG+/VG. Index of title changes, film names and an extensive bibliography. (Book Ref #1483)  £18.00

MANVELL, R. (ed). International Encyclopedia of Film. Rainbird: 1975 rep 574 pp, 22 colour plates and profuse b/w photos throughout, bibliog. VG+ in taped and slightly creased d/w. Index of title changes, film names and an extensive bibliography. (Book Ref #1920)  £20.00

MANVELL, R. (ed). International Encyclopedia of Film. Michael Joseph: 1975 rep 574 pp, 22 colour plates and profuse b/w photos throughout, bibliog. Fine in slightly creased d/w. Index of title changes, film names and an extensive bibliography. (Book Ref #11882)  £20.00

MAPP, E. Blacks in American Films. Today and Yesterday. Scarecrow Press: 1972 1st ed 278 pp, b/w photos, notes, bibliog. Silver boards as issued, small stamp on endpapers o/w VG+. Systematically examines the major characterisations of Negroes in American film up to 1970. Scarce. (Book Ref #8753)  £25.00

MAPPLETHORPE, R. & CHATWIN, B. (text). Lady - Lisa Lyon. Blond Briggs: 1983 p/b 1st ed 128 pp, b/w photos throughout. A near fine copy. 'The photographer and his model have conspired to tell a story of their overlapping obsessions'. (Book Ref #27198)  £15.00

MARCORELLES, L. Living Cinema. New directions in contemporary film-making. Allen & Unwin: 1973 1st eng. trans. 155 pp, b/w photos. Fine in slightly chipped d/w. Marcorelles interest is the socio-cultural, economic and political object through the medium of 'direct cinema'. (Book Ref #2126)  £8.00

MARGOLIUS, I. & MEISL, C. Skoda. Laurin and Clement. Osprey: 1992 1st ed 191 pp, over 200 b/w photos, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #31340)  £45.00

MARILL, A.H. Samuel Goldwyn Presents. Barnes: 1976 1st ed 320 pp, more than 400 b/w photos, appendices, filmog. Small closed tear to back of d/w o/w VG+/VG+. Comprehensive study of one of the giants of motion pictures. (Book Ref #15167)  £10.00

MARILL, A.H. The Films of Sidney Poitier. Citadel: 1978 1st ed 222 pp, b/w photos throughout. F/VG+. (Book Ref #29388)  £13.50

MARK, J. & BAYLEY, N. Fun with Mrs Thumb. Walker Books: 1993 1st ed 30 pp, colour illustrations throughout. Fine in a Fine d/w. 'Jan Mark's deceptively simple verse and Nicola Bayley's delightful, detailed illustrations provide readers with a mischievous cat's-eye view'. (Book Ref #12513)  £5.00

MARRIOTT, P.J. Early Oxford Picture Palaces. Privately published: 1978 p/b 1st ed 32 pp, b/w photos and illustrations. Fine. (Book Ref #24956)  £8.00

MARSDEN, S. Phantoms of The Isles. Further tales from the haunted realm. Webb & Bower: 1990 1st ed 128 pp, numerous b/w (from infra-red film) photos. Fine copy in a chipped d/w. A second collection of darkly romantic photographs of reputedly haunted houses. ...'An astonishingly magical collection...' - Sunday Telegraph. (Book Ref #33810)  £12.00

MARSDEN, S. Phantoms of the Isles. Further tales from the haunted realm. Webb & Bower: 1990 1st ed 128 pp, numerous b/w (from infra-red film) photos. Large inscription to f.ep o/w F/F. A second collection of darkly romantic photographs of reputedly haunted houses - 'An astonishingly magical collection' - Sunday Telegraph. (Book Ref #15680)  £12.00

MARSHALL, IAN. Flying Boats. The J-Class Yachts of Aviation. Howell Press: 2002 1st ed 136 pp, 52 full page watercolours and b/w line sketches by the author, bibliog. Fine in a VG+ d/w. A paean to the 'brief but heady age' of the flying boat, Imperial Airways, Pan Am and its ports of call. (Book Ref #33739)  £20.00

MARSHALL, W. Marshall's Rural Economy of the West of England 1796. 2 volumes. Augustus M Kelly: 1970 facsimile ed 332 pp + 358 pp, b/w folding map in vol 1. Dustwrapper of Vol 1 has short closed tear at spine tail o/w Fine in edge-worn d/ws. Including Devonshire and parts of Somerset, Dorsetshire and parts of Cornwall. (Book Ref #30540)  £20.00

MARTIN, E. Collecting and Preserving Old Photographs. Collins: 1988 1st ed 160 pp, b/w photos and illustrations throughout, glossary, bibliog. Fine in slightly spine-faded d/w. Detailed instructions and clear step-by-step artworks, plus advice on when to leave conservation to the experts. (Book Ref #25730)  £12.00

MARTIN, MAJOR D. (ed). The Fifth Battalion The Cameronians. (Scottish Rifles T.F.) 1914-1919. Jackson, Son & Co: 1936 1st ed 255 pp, 44 b/w photos,12 b/w folding maps at rear, honours & awards, roll of honour, officers & troops landing in France, 5th nov. 1914. Green top edge slightly faded, two inscriptions o/w a Near Fine copy in d/w with marked and worn front panel, slight top edge loss and 1/2" tear. The Cameronians engagements on the Western Front included, Loos, The Somme, High Wood, Arras, both Battles of The Scarpe, Bullecourt, Ypres, Menin Road, Polygon Wood, Hazebrouck, Canal du Nord, Cambrai and The Sambre. (Book Ref #29488)  £60.00

MARTIN, R. The Sculpted Forest. Sculptures in the Forest of Dean. Redcliffe: 1990 p/b 1st ed 95 pp, 20 colour and 34 b/w plates, bibliog. VG+. Works by 16 artists with the superb backdrop of the Land Between Two Rivers. (Book Ref #26593)  £10.00

MARTIN, T. (text). & PUSA, E. (biography). Akseli Gallen-Kallela. 1865-1931. Finnpap: 1985 p/b 1st ed 42 pp, colour and b/w illustrations throughout. VG+. With 8 pp booklet of synopses of Gallen-Kellela's stories and some poems loosely inserted. A short biography and visual introduction to the work of Finland's National Artist. (Book Ref #32197)  £12.00

MARTINEAU, J (ed). & HOPE, C (ed). The Genius of Venice 1500-1600. Royal Academy of Arts: 1983 p/b 1st ed 411 pp, profuse colour plates and b/w illustrations, chronology, bibliog. Spine chipped o/w VG+. Catalogue to accompany the 1983-1984 exhibition. Includes descriptions of sculpture, prints, paintings, drawings altarpieces and Architecture. (Book Ref #20785)  £15.00

MARTINEAU, J (ed). & HOPE, C (ed). The Genius of Venice 1500-1600. Royal Academy of Arts: 1983 p/b 1st ed 411 pp, profuse colour plates and b/w illustrations, chronology, bibliog. Previous owner's name o/w Fine. Catalogue to accompany the 1983-1984 exhibition. Includes descriptions of sculpture, prints, paintings, drawings altarpieces and Architecture. This book weighs 1600 grams. (Book Ref #31550)  £6.00

MARX, A. Goldwyn. The man behind the myth. Bodley Head: 1976 1st UK ed 376 pp, b/w photos. F/VG+. The first full biography of the author of such brilliant illiteracies as "count me out". (Book Ref #4027)  £12.00

MARX, A. Groucho. Gollancz: 1954 rep 254 pp, 20 pages b/w photos. Bookplate, some yellowing to eps o/w VG+/VG+. Life with father in outrageous detail. (Book Ref #24086)  £12.00

MARX, A. Groucho. Gollancz: 1954 rep 254 pp, 20 pages b/w photos. Attractive bookplate o/w VG in a d/w with closed tear. Life with father in outrageous detail. (Book Ref #30326)  £7.00

MARX, G. Groucho and Me. Gollancz: 1959 rep 256 pp, b/w photos. VG. (Book Ref #18197)  £8.50

MARX, S. Mayer and Thalberg, The Make-Believe Saints. W.H. Allen: 1976 1st ed 273 pp, b/w photos. F in a VG+ d/w. Marx was MGM's story editor during the years Mayer and Thalburg worked together. (Book Ref #33018)  £8.00

MARY ALICE. & BEISTLE, ALDERILLA.S. Mr. Heinie. David McKay Company: 1939 1st ed unpaginated, full page colour illustrations throughout by Beistle. Some extremities slightly rubbed, a few light marks internally o/w VG+ in an edge-worn d/w with closed tears and small losses to the top edge. Now in protective sleeve. The story of how Mr. Heinie the dachshund had a surprising adventure in the garden and became a happy and satisfied dog. With colourful and attractive 1930's lithographs. (Book Ref #33294)  £50.00

MARY ALICE. & BEISTLE, ALDERILLA.S. Mr. Heinie and Scroot. David McKay Company: 1939 1st ed unpaginated, full page colour illustrations throughout by Beistle. Spine ends rubbed with paper covering slightly split at bottom edge, a few light marks internally o/w VG+ in edge-worn d/w with short closed tear and small marginal losses. Now in protective sleeve. The story of how Scroot the unhappy puppy, how he came to meet Mr. Heinie the dachshund, and the adventures they had together. With colourful and attractive 1930's lithographs. (Book Ref #33295)  £50.00

MASINI, L-V. Art Nouveau. Thames & Hudson: 1984 1st UK ed 414 pp, 1093 illustrations, 297 in col, notes, biographies, bibliog. Top corners bumped, o/w VG+ in slightly creased d/w. Detailed account of Art Nouveau as a world-spanning phenomenon and shows how it was a springboard for some of the most important artistic movements in the twentieth century. (Book Ref #18766)  £35.00

MASINI, L-V. Art Nouveau. Thames & Hudson: 1986 rep 414 pp, 1093 illustrations, 297 in col, notes, biographies, bibliog. F/VG+. Detailed account of Art Nouveau as a world-spanning phenomenon and shows how it was a springboard for some of the most important artistic movements in the twentieth century. (Book Ref #24612)  £25.00

MASON, C.F. The Blackcap. Hamlyn: 1995 p/b 1st ed 126 pp, colour photos, b/w figures and line drawings. VG+. One of the Hamlyn Species Guides. (Book Ref #32247)  £8.00

MASON, R. (ed). Photography Year Book 1982. Fountain Press: 1981 1st ed 256 pp, b/w and colour photos. VG+ in slightly chipped d/w. z. (Book Ref #5092)  £8.00

MASSAGLI, L. et al. Duke Ellington's Story on Records 1956 - 1957. Raretone: 1976 p/b 1st ed 32 pp, Queen Disc Catalogue, discog. Front cover lightly marked, pages slightly browned o/w VG. Authoritative and wide-ranging discography including soundtracks, radio and television performances. Soloists are included in order of entry together with the number of bars, structure of the piece and manner of performance. (Book Ref #25185)  £10.00

MASSAGLI, L. et al. Duke Ellington's Story on Records 1958 - 1959. Raretone: 1977 p/b 1st ed 37 pp, discog. Front cover lightly marked, top edge slightly foxed o/w VG. Authoritative and wide-ranging discography including soundtracks, radio and television performances. Soloists are included in order of entry together with the number of bars, structure of the piece and manner of performance. (Book Ref #25186)  £10.00

MASSAGLI, L. et al. Duke Ellington's Story on Records 1960 - 1962. Raretone: 1978 p/b 1st ed 47 pp, discog. Covers and edges lightly marked o/w VG+. Authoritative and wide-ranging discography including soundtracks, radio and television performances. Soloists are included in order of entry together with the number of bars, structure of the piece and manner of performance. (Book Ref #25187)  £10.00

MASSAGLI, L. et al. Duke Ellington's Story on Records 1963 - 1965. Raretone: 1979 p/b 1st ed 37 pp, discog. Covers and edges lightly marked o/w VG+. Authoritative and wide-ranging discography including soundtracks, radio and television performances. Soloists are included in order of entry together with the number of bars, structure of the piece and manner of performance. (Book Ref #25188)  £10.00

MASSAGLI, L. et al. Duke Ellington's Story on Records 1968 - 1970. Raretone: 1982 p/b 1st ed 37 pp, discog. Covers and edges slightly marked o/w VG+. Authoritative and wide-ranging discography including soundtracks, radio and television performances. Soloists are included in order of entry together with the number of bars, structure of the piece and manner of performance. (Book Ref #25189)  £10.00

MASSINGHAM, B. Miss Jekyll. Portrait of a great gardener. David & Charles: 1982 rep 195 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. Blacked-out shop label o/w VG+/VG+. The story of her life, work and art seen through letters and paintings. (Book Ref #22534)  £12.00

MASSINGHAM, H.J. Cotswold Country. Batsford: 1938 1st ed 120 pp, profuse b/w photos and one colour plate. VG+ in lightly edge-worn d/w. A survey of limestone England from the Dorset coast to Lincolnshire. (Book Ref #26442)  £20.00

MAST, G. A Short History of the Movies. Bobbs Merrill: 1977 p/b revised ed 575 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. VG+. 'Aims at revealing significant trends and turns along the road'. (Book Ref #1933)  £10.00

MAST, G. & COHEN, M. Film Theory and Criticism. OUP: 1992 p/b 4th ed 877 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. VG. 'A rich and thought provoking anthology...that permits some 60 contributors to state their stimulating views'. - American Cinematographer. (Book Ref #33741)  £15.00

MATHEW, B. Flowering Bulbs for the Garden. Collingridge: 1987 rep 124 pp, colour photos and b/w illustrations throughout, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. An extensive A-Z section lists and describes over 400 different species and hybrids. (Book Ref #3817)  £4.99

MATHEW, B. The Year Round Bulb Garden. Souvenir: 1986 1st ed 144 pp, 141 colour photos. VG+ in spine faded d/w. Packed with information and full of stimulating ideas for using bulbs imaginatively throughout the year. (Book Ref #13418)  £12.50

MATHEW, C. A Different World. Stories of Great Hotels. Paddington Press: 1976 1st ed 350 pp, numerous b/w photos by Ben Martin. VG+ in slightly torn d/w. A personal tour of the 'glorious past and elegant present of buildings, hoteliers, guests, great food and flawless service'. (Book Ref #6278)  £12.00

MATHEW, B. & SWINDELLS, P. The Gardener's Guide to Bulbs. Mitchell Beazley: 1994 1st ed 240 pp, profuse colour photos, glossary, list of suppliers. Fine in a lightly spine-faded d/w. Over 750 individual bulbs are described in their genus and varieties with recommendations. Total care, propagation, flower arranging are covered by clear instructions. 'Promises to be a classic reference book'. (Book Ref #33021)  £8.00

MATZE, YOKE. Tactile Light. YM Books: 2003 1st ed 40 pp, 30 b/w plates. White card cover very lightly fingered o/w VG+. Signed by the photographer. (Book Ref #33633)  £25.00

MAWER, A. & STENTON, F.W. The Place-Names of Middlesex . Apart From The City of London. Vol XVIII. CUP: 1942 1st ed 235 pp, b/w maps in rear pocket, bibliog. Blue cloth slightly unevenly faded with white numbers on spine. Ex-Library with withdrawn stamp on verso of title page and pocket o/w VG. (Book Ref #29982)  £10.00

MAWER, A. & STENTON, F.W. The Place-Names of Sussex. Parts I & II. Vol VI & Vol VII. CUP: 1930 1st ed 613 pp, b/w maps in pocket at rear of Part I, bibliog. Blue cloth unevenly faded with white numbers on spine. Ex-Library with withdrawn stamp on verso of title page, pocket and label remains and owners name o/w a clean set. (Book Ref #29980)  £25.00

MAYER, J. British Cinemas and their Audiences. Sociological studies. Dobson: 1948 1st ed 279 pp, b/w photos, appendices, bibliog. Page edges lightly foxed o/w VG+ in slightly chipped and foxed d/w. The bulk of the book consists of documents written by film goers and submitted to 'Picturegoer'. (Book Ref #7876)  £18.00

MAYER, F. & IMMOOS, T. Japanese Theatre. Studio Vista: 1974 1st UK ed 194 pp, 120 b/w and colour photos. Fine in slightly chipped d/w. A well illustrated study of the major forms of Japanese theatre: Noh, Kabuki, Bunraku and Bunraku. (Book Ref #4423)  £7.50

MAYNE, W. All the King's Men. Jonathan Cape: 1982 1st ed 182 pp. Fine in a lightly edge-worn d/w. Three short stories by the author of Earthfasts, A Grass Rope and Skiffy. (Book Ref #31849)  £10.00

MAYNE, WILLIAM. Lady Muck. Heinemann: 1997 1st ed 32 pp, profuse colour illustrations by Jonathan Heale. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. Published without d/w. (Book Ref #29271)  £6.50

MAZZOLENI, D. Palaces of Naples. Rizzoli: 1999 1st ed 323 pp, lavish colour photos by Mark E. Smith, bibliog. Foot of d/w spine chipped o/w Fine in a Fine d/w. The background, restoration and glories of thirty estates and palaces. As this his book weighs almost 3 kilos, please contact us for a postage quote. (Book Ref #31720)  £25.00

MCCABE, B. Dark Knights and Holy Fools. The Art and Films of Terry Gilliam. Orion: 1999 1st ed 192 pp, numerous colour photos, bibliog, filmog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Uses Gilliam's own drawings and storyboards to trace thirty years of convolutions through his labyrinthine and quixotic imagination. (Book Ref #32290)  £8.00

MCCABE, J. Bartok Orchestral Music. University of Washington: 1975 p/b 1st ed 64 pp, musical notation. VG. (Book Ref #22099)  £5.00

MCCARTHY, A. The Dance Band Era. The Dancing Decades From Ragtime To Swing: 1910 - 1950. Spring Books: 1974 rep 176 pp, 216 b/w illustrations, bibliog, discog. VG+/VG. (Book Ref #17043)  £12.50

MCCARTHY, A. The Dance Band Era. The Dancing Decades From Ragtime To Swing: 1910 - 1950. Spring Books: 1974 rep 176 pp, 216 b/w illustrations, bibliog, discog. Corners lightly rubbed o/w VG+ in torn d/w. (Book Ref #20749)  £10.00

MCCARTNEY, P. Paintings. Little Brown: 2001 1st ed 146 pp, 83 colour plates, 17 photos by Linda McCartney,. New. McCartney has been a private painter for nearly 20 years, his bold handling of the medium influenced by his friendship with Willem de Kooning. (Book Ref #16611)  £9.50

MCCLELLAND, D. The Golden Age of B Movies. Bonanza: 1981 rep 216 pp, b/w stills. Corners very slightly rubbed o/w VG+ in slightly torn d/w. Returns the reader to the world of 1940's and 'that most neglected of film species, the low-budget but often high quality motion picture - the B movie'. (Book Ref #23201)  £12.00

MCCLINTICK, D. Indecent Exposure. A true story of Hollywood and Wall Street. BCA: 1983 1st ed 544 pp, b/w photos, notes. Fine in chipped d/w. Blackmail of the most pernicious kind that reveals Wall Street's enormous influence over the entertainment industry. (Book Ref #8903)  £8.00

MCCULLIN, D. Don McCullin. Jonathan Cape: 2003 new ed 295 pp, profuse b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. '...collectively McCullin's photographs constitute one of the great documents of human conflict and its attendant grief, expressed with a visual lyricism that allows us to glimpse the unbearable'. Originally published in 2001. (Book Ref #33788)  £15.00

MCCULLIN, D. Open Skies. Harmony Books: 1989 1st US ed 70 pp, 69 full page b/w plates. Board edges slightly faded under the d/w. D/w is slightly rubbed along the top edge & has 1/2" closed tear at the spine head o/w VG+/VG+. Introduction by John Fowles. "the real subject...is therefore the great unease in Don's own soul...'. (Book Ref #27424)  £45.00

MCDONALD, D. Sweet Scented Flowers and Fragrant Leaves. Sampson Low: 1895 1st ed 136 pp, 16 coloured plates. Green gilt lettered cloth, lightly rubbed and slightly marked and indented. Endpapers and prelims browned with slight loss to f.ep. Light foxing to page edges and a few margins o/w a VG+ copy. With introduction by Williamson Robinson. (Book Ref #24927)  £50.00

MCFARLANE, B. Sixty Voices. Celebrities recall of the golden age of British cinema. BRI: 1992 p/b 1st ed 260 pp, a few b/w photos in text. VG+. McFarlane has interviewed most of the celebrities from the 40s and 50s heydays of British Film. (Book Ref #12403)  £7.50

MCGILLIGAN, P. A Double Life. Faber: 1991 1st ed 404 pp, a few b/w photos, filmog. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #5847)  £7.99

MCGILLIGAN, P. Fritz Lang. The nature of the beast. Faber: 1997 p/b 1st ed 548 pp, b/w photos, notes, filmog. VG. Definitive biography which reconstructs the fascinating, flawed human being behind the monster with the monocle. (Book Ref #26253)  £7.00

MCGILLIGAN, P. George Cukor. A double life. Faber: 1992 1st UK ed 404 pp, b/w photos, notes. VG+ in slightly torn d/w. In-depth biography of the director of such classics as The Philadelphia Story and Gaslight. (Book Ref #15723)  £12.50

MCGILLIGAN, P. George Cukor. A double life. Faber: 1992 1st UK ed 404 pp, b/w photos, notes. VG+ in edge worn d/w. In-depth biography of the director of such classics as 'The Philadelphia Story' and 'Gaslight'. (Book Ref #16005)  £8.00

MCKECHNIE, S. Jacob Spornberg. 18th century artist from Finland. Tabard: 1971 1st ed 48 pp, 5 colour and 30 b/w plates. Laminated boards VG+. Biography of the Finnish minaturist who settled in Bath. (Book Ref #15424)  £12.00

MCLACHLAN, I. USAAF Fighter Stories. Dramatic Accounts of American fighter pilots in training and combat over Europe in. Patrick Stephens: 1997 1st ed 192 pp, b/w photos. VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #28821)  £10.00

MCLEAN, R. (ed). Motif 4. March 1960. A Journal of The Visual Arts. Shenval Press: 1960 1st ed 103 pp, some colour and numerous b/w illustrations. Matt colour lithographed boards as issued. VG+. 10pp copiously illustrated article on Lynn Chadwick. (Book Ref #23718)  £25.00

MCLEAN, T. Medieval English Gardens. Barrie & Jenkins: 1981 1st ed 298 pp, 12 pages b/w photos, line drawings and diagrams. VG+. 'Combines a formidable scholarship with the lightest of touches'. (Book Ref #33376)  £12.00

MCLOUD, M.C. The Assante. British Museum: 1981 p/b 1st ed 192 pp, 8 colour and 100 b/w photos, bibliog. Cover lightly chipped o/w VG+. Explores the peaceful achievements of The Assante. (Book Ref #19593)  £10.00

MCNAB, C. (gen. ed.). German Paratroopers. The Illustrated History of The Fallschirmjager in World War II. Aurum: 2000 1st ed 176 pp, over 200 b/w photos. Fine in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #28719)  £7.50

MEADE, M. Buster Keaton. Cut to the Chase. Harper Collins: 1995 1st ed 440 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. F/VG+. The definitive biography of a man who struggled with childhood abuse, lack of educational skills and alcoholism but was much-loved. Many of Keaton's relatives talked for the first time to Meade about this great, neglected star. (Book Ref #16069)  £12.00

MEADE, M. Buster Keaton. Cut to the Chase. Bloomsbury: 1995 1st UK ed 440 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. F/F. The definitive biography of a man, who struggled with childhood abuse, lack of educational skills and alcoholism but was much-loved. Many of Keaton's relatives talked for the first time to Meade about this great, neglected star. (Book Ref #25472)  £10.00

MEBANE, J. Collecting Brides' Baskets and Other Table Glass Fancies. Wallace-Homestead: 1976 p/b 1st ed 174 pp, some colour, numerous b/w illustrations, bibliog. Card covers slightly rubbed o/w VG+. (Book Ref #32087)  £8.00

MEDVED, M. The Hollywood Hall of Shame. Angus & Robertson: 1984 p/b 1st ed 235 pp, b/w photos throughout, compendium of flops. Covers slightly worn o/w VG. 'Devoted to the most expensive mistakes in movie history'. (Book Ref #1445)  £6.00

MEE, MARGARET. & MAYO, SIMON. (text). Margaret Mee's Amazon. Diaries of An Artist Explorer. Antique Collectors Club: 2004 1st ed 319 pp, colour maps, profuse colour illustrations. VG+ in slightly torn d/w. Now in clear protective jacket. 'In one respect, Margaret, the quiet and unostentatious voice of the wilderness can be credited with one of the loudest voices for conservation.'. (Book Ref #33481)  £25.00

MEEHAN, J. The Art of Close-Up Photography. Fountain: 1994 1st ed 120 pp, b/w and colour photos throughout, appendix, bibliog. F/F. "written as a complete guide for any photographer using a 35mm SLR camera, showing how equipment already owned can be converted for this type of work as well as presenting a wide range of specialised equipment". (Book Ref #24716)  £10.00

MEEKS, C.L.V. The Railroad Station. An Architectural History. Castle: 1978 rep 203 pp, 251 b/w illustrations. VG+ in a slightly torn d/w. Recaptures the Mid-Victorian enthusiasm for the then-new institution of the terminals and their hotels. (Book Ref #25696)  £8.00

MEHTA, A. The Coasts of India. Thames & Hudson: 1987 1st ed 80 pp, 80 colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. Evocative and superbly colourful impressions of Mehta's native land. (Book Ref #22961)  £15.00

MEHTA, A. & HERZOG, M. Himalaya. Encounters with eternity. Thames & Hudson: 1985 1st ed 31 pp text, 77 colour plates. Small inscription, light foxing to half-title o/w VG+ in slightly torn and chipped d/w. Ashvin Mehta's exquisite photography of the 'top of the world'. (Book Ref #20482)  £20.00

MEISS, M. The Great Age of Fresco. Discoveries, Recoveries and Survivals. Phaidon: 1970 1st ed 251 pp, 118 colour plates and 8 half tone figs, bibliog. F/VG+. (Book Ref #27098)  £20.00

MELLEN, J. Women and Their Sexuality in the New Film. Davis-Poynter: 1974 1st ed 254 pp, 40 b/w stills. Inscription o/w VG+/VG. An early examination of the treatment of women and their sexuality by directors, producers and writers. (Book Ref #1978)  £11.00

MELLEN, J. Women and Their Sexuality in the New Film. Davis-Poynter: 1974 1st ed 254 pp, 40 b/w stills. VG+ in edge worn d/w. An early examination of the treatment of women and their sexuality by directors, producers and writers. (Book Ref #9175)  £10.00

MELLER, H. Exeter Architecture. Phillimore: 1989 1st ed 138 pp, 117 b/w plates, map, glossary. Fine in a Fine d/w. Describes each surviving building of architectural importance from its days as one of the half dozen largest towns in medieval England and the glories of the woollen industry. (Book Ref #30910)  £8.00

MELLOR, D. (text). The Real Thing. An Anthology of British Photographs 1840-1950. Arts Council: 1975 p/b 1st ed 35 pp of text, 80 full page b/w plates. VG. (Book Ref #21582)  £10.00

MELLOR, G.J. Picture Pioneers. The Story of the Northern Cinema 1896 - 1971. Frank Graham: 1971 1st ed 96 pp, b/w photos. F/VG+. (Book Ref #15364)  £20.00

MEMLING, C. Top Cat. Hanna Barbara: 1963 p/b 1st UK ed 22 pp, colour illstrations throughout by Hawley Pratt and Al White. VG+. Happy Time Series No 38. (Book Ref #27433)  £10.00

MENEGHINI, G.B. My Wife Maria Callas. Bodley Head: 1983 1st UK ed 331 pp, 43 b/w photos. VG+ in slightly chipped d/w. Dictated at the age of eighty five, Meneghini drew on his wife's autobiographical notes and extensive intimate letters and his own diaries to construct a portrait of a passionate, dedicated, capricious and self destructive woman. (Book Ref #23978)  £13.50

MENGHAM, R. & KINSELLA, J. (eds). Vanishing Points. New Moderist Poems. Salt: 2004 p/b 1st ed 311 pp. VG+. (Book Ref #33521)  £6.00

MENKES, S. The Windsor Style. Grafton: 1987 1st ed 224 pp, 122 col, 74 b/w photos. Faint traces of previous price on front endpaper o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. Signed, with the Menkes flourish, on the half title page. 'in her passion for jewels, in her bibelots and bijoux, The Duke of Windsor found his mother in Wallis'. (Book Ref #32639)  £30.00

MENKES, S. (foreword). & WINTOUR, A. (intro). Front Row Mario Testino. Bulfinch: 1999 1st ed unpaginated, profuse colour and some b/w photographs. VG+ in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #32217)  £20.00

MERCHANT, I. My Passage from India. A Filmmakers journey from Bombay to Hollywood and Beyond. Viking Studio: 2002 1st ed 149 pp, 75 colour and b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. From aspiring filmaker in Bombay to Oscar winner. (Book Ref #30504)  £10.00

MEREDITH, A. The Captive Heart. Based on the film by the Ealing Studios. World Film Publications: 1946 p/b 1st ed 84 pp, colour Bainbridge cover, b/w photos. Paper covered spine slightly chipped o/w VG+. (Book Ref #28459)  £8.00

MESSENGER, M. Pottery and Tiles of The Severn Valley. A Descriptive Catalogue. Remploy: 1979 1st ed 317 pp, profuse b/w and 24 colour plates, appendices on Severn Gorge pottery-decorated and the C.H. Temple Collection: non local items. Ex-Library with labels removed and one small stamp tippex-ed out on the title page o/w VG+ in an edge-worn d/w. Includes Jackfield, Benthall Potteries, Maw & Co, Craven Dunhill and Co, Carter & Co, Miscellaneous Shropshire pottery and Delft Tiles. (Book Ref #31938)  £25.00

MEULENBELT-NIEUWBURG, A. Embroidery Motifs from Dutch Samplers. Batsford: 1984 2nd expanded ed 192 pp, 6 colour plates, 14 b/w photos and numerous b/w cross-stitch charts, photographic sources, bibliog. VG+/ VG+. Classic work now expanded to include over 700 colour coded cross stitch charts and their symbolism by the then head of textiles and needlework at the Dutch National Folk Museum. (Book Ref #28038)  £18.00

MEYER, A.P. Oceanic Art. Konemann: 1995 1st ed 640 pp, colour and b/w illustrations. Fine in Fine d/w. Originally issued as two volumes. Covers Melanesia, Polynesia and Micronesia. (Book Ref #30296)  £25.00

MICHAEL, P. The Academy Awards; A Pictorial History. Allen & Unwin: 1966 1st ed 350 pp, nearly 300 b/w photos. VG+ in tatty d/w. The only complete photographic and textual of the Oscar winners. (Book Ref #7799)  £9.00

MICHAEL, P. & PARISH, J. (eds). Movie Greats. The players, directors and producers. Garland Books: 1969 1st ed 239 pp, b/w photos throughout, bibliog, filmog. VG+ in slightly chipped d/w. (Book Ref #246)  £8.00

MICHENER, J.A. The Drifters. A Novel. Random House: 1971 1st US ed 751 pp. VG in an edge-worn d/w. Mitchener's novel of young expatriates experiencing the longing for change and resistance to authority which characterised the late 1960s. (Book Ref #28887)  £15.00

MIDANT, J-P. Viollet-le-Duc. The French Gothic Revival. L'Adventurine: 2002 p/b 1st ed 174 pp, profuse colour and b/w illustrations throughout, notes, chronology. Fine. An excellent and well-illustrated study of the man who had unwavering confidence that history supported his view of the architect as historian. He saw the Gothic period as 'one long cry against abuse' and his ebullient, exuberant designs supported this. (Book Ref #32975)  £15.00

MIDDLES, M. The Smiths. The complete story. Omnibus: 1988 p/b 1st ed 128 pp, profuse b/w photos, discog. VG+. Detailed biography and critical comment on this most curious of pop groups. (Book Ref #30867)  £5.00

MIDDLETON, IVY F.E. Chris Temple Patrol Leader. Victory Press: 1969 revised ed 120 pp. Pictorial boards with bottom edge rubbed, prize label o/w VG+ in edge-worn but bright d/w. Now in protective sleeve. (Book Ref #24654)  £5.50

MIDDLETON, R. & WATKIN, D. Neoclassical and 19th Century Architecture. Vols 1&2. Vol 1:The Enlightenment in France and England. Vol II: The Diffusion and Development of Classicism and The Gothic Revival. Faber/Electa: 1980 p/b rep 415 pp, 664 b/w and colour illustrations. Card covers slightly yellowed at edges, corner tips creased o/w VG+. (Book Ref #33251)  £35.00

MIGLIORINI, F. & LATINI, L. Gardens From The Air. Frances Lincoln: 2004 1st ed 255 pp, profuse colour photos, bibliog. F/F. Spectacular aerial views of castles and their gardens. (Book Ref #28036)  £18.00

MIGNOT, C. Architecture of The Nineteenth Century. Evergreen: 1983 1st ed 322 pp, numerous b/w and colour photos, bibliog. Ink price on front endpaper o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. Deals with successive architectural movements in both public and private buildings. Please note this book weighs 2500 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33075)  £20.00

MILBOURN, M. & MILBOURN, E. Understanding Miniature British Pottery and Porcelain. 1730 - Present Day. Antique Collectors Club: 1983 1st ed 183 pp, 15 colour plates and 229 b/w photos. VG+/VG+. A lavishly illustrated and comprehensive study. (Book Ref #26568)  £6.00

MILES, A. Silva. The tree in Britain. Ebury Press: 1999 1st ed 400 pp, numerous colour photos, appendices, bibliog. Fine in a VG+ d/w. Beautifully photographed celebration of British native trees, probably the most detailed and comprehensive book on the subject for 100 years. (Book Ref #31118)  £18.00

MILLAND, R. Wide Eyed in Babylon. Bodley Head: 1974 1st ed 264 pp, b/w photos. Fine in a. (Book Ref #33017)  £8.00

MILLAR, D. Special Effects. Cinema secrets. Apple Press: 1990 128 pp, numerous colour and b/w photos, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Includes camera illusions, make-up, animation and model-making. (Book Ref #2134)  £8.50

MILLER, J. Period Details Sourcebook. Mitchell Beazley: 2006 rep 191 pp, numerous colour photos, directory, glossary. VG+ in slightly chipped d/w. Unique pictorial survey of structural and decorative styles, fixtures and fittings, period by period throughout the house with 800 visual examples. (Book Ref #33643)  £12.00

MILLER, J. The Style Source Book. The definitive visual directory of fabrics, wallpapers, paints, flooring, tiles. Mitchell Beazley: 1998 1st ed 401 pp, numerous colour photos, Glossary. Bottom front edge lightly scratched o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. Over 2000 samples from a wide range of international designs, to provide the ingredients for any interior scheme, from medieval to modern. (Book Ref #33326)  £15.00

MILLER, M. Girl Film and Television Annual 2. Hulton: 1958 128 pp, b/w and colour photos. Fine in slightly torn d/w. (Book Ref #3947)  £8.50

MILLER, J. & MILLER, M. Period Finishes and Effects. A step-by-step guide to decorating techniques. Mitchell Beazley: 1997 rep 178 pp, over 400 colour photos, Notes. Fine in a price-clipped d/w. Comprehensive guide to the whole range of of traditional surface treatments - paint colours, paint finishes, papers, stains, varnishes, waxes and polishes. (Book Ref #32240)  £10.00

MILLER, J. & PELHAM, J. The Facts of Life. A three-dimentional study. Jonathan Cape: 1984 1st ed 12 pp, 6 pop ups, 3 moveables. Laminated boards. F. Includes the male and female reproductive systems, fertilisation of the egg and the subsequent development of the baby are described in detail. (Book Ref #13955)  £9.00

MILLER, J. & PELHAM, J. The Facts of Life. A three-dimentional study. Jonathan Cape: 1984 1st ed 12 pp, 6 pop ups, 3 moveables. Pictorial laminated boards with very minor loss to spine tail o/w VG+. Includes the male and female reproductive systems, fertilisation of the egg and the subsequent development of the baby. (Book Ref #21205)  £10.00

MILLS, W.E. The Deanna Durbin Fairy Tale. Riverstone: 1996 1st ed 192 pp, b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. 'Casts a sensitive and warmly nostalgic eye over the performances that made her a star'. (Book Ref #32066)  £75.00

MILLS, ANNETTE. & HOGARTH, ANN. Muffin's Birthday. Brockhampton: 1954 p/b 1st ed unpaginated, colour illustrations by Neville Main throughout. Pictorial card covers. Slight traces of staple rust showing through backstrip, Top edge of rear card cover lightly chipped o/w a bright, clean, attractive copy. A brightly illustrated, charming Muffin the Mule adventure. (Book Ref #30066)  £20.00

MILNE, T. Mamoulian. Thames & Hudson: 1969 p/b 1st ed 176 pp, b/w photos, filmog. VG+. (Book Ref #11779)  £7.50

MILSOM, H. & MACHON, A. Earthsong. Creative Monochrome: 1995 1st ed 126 pp, profuse b/w photos by Hugh Milsom, technical notes. Fine in a Fine d/w. A lavish collaboration between nature photographer and nature poet. (Book Ref #33807)  £25.00

MILTON, M. Exmoor and Beyond. A Personal Photographic Portrait of North Devon. Creative Monochrome: 1996 p/b 1st ed 48 pp, profuse b/w photos. Small scratch on front cover o/w VG+. An atmospheric study of the area. (Book Ref #27832)  £7.50

MILTON, JOHN. & ELLEDGE, SCOTT. (ed). Paradise Lost An Authoritative Text Backgrounds and Sources Criticism. Norton: 1993 p/b 2nd ed 685 pp. Front closed edge lightly marked o/w Near Fine. A Norton Critical Edition. (Book Ref #33497)  £8.00

MINELLI, V. & ARCE, H. I Remember It Well. Autobiography. Angus & Robertson: 1975 1st UK ed 392 pp, 56 pages b/w photos, filmog. F/VG+. (Book Ref #2022)  £9.50

MINELLI, V. & ARCE, H. I Remember It Well. Angus & Robertson: 1975 1st UK ed 392 pp, 56 pages b/w photos, filmog. Page edges slightly browned o/w F/VG+. The Acadamy Award winning director shares the triumphs of one of Hollywood's most distinguished careers. (Book Ref #12713)  £8.00

MINH-HA, T.T. Framer Framed. Routledge: 1992 p/b 1st ed 276 pp, numerous b/w photos and illustrations, bibliog, Filmog. VG+. "Brings together for the first time the scripts and detailed visuals of three of Trinh Minh-ha's provocative films: Reassemblage, Naked Spaces - Living is Round and Surname Viet Given Name Nam". (Book Ref #22691)  £12.00

MINTER, S. The Greatest Glasshouse. The rainforests recreated - Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. HMSO: 1990 1st ed 216 pp, profuse colour photos, notes, glossary. F in chipped and price-clipped d/w. Details the remarkable restoration of Kew's spectacular Palm House, describing the plant collections and giving an insight into the world of the Victorian gardeners who worked there. (Book Ref #14627)  £15.00

MITCHELL, A. The Gardeners Book of Trees. Dent: 1993 p/b 1st thus 216 pp, b/w line drawings and some colour photos. VG+. A comprehensive reference book that includes a list of notable tree collections. (Book Ref #24999)  £10.00

MITCHELL, D. The Language of Modern Music. Faber: 1963 1st ed 140 pp. VG+ in lightly marked d/w. Mitchell discusses unity of practice among then modern musicians, with particular focus on the work of Schoenberg and Stravinsky and the relationship of music with cubism. (Book Ref #21461)  £10.00

MITCHELL, J. Flickering Shadows. A Lifetime in Film. Harold Martin: 1997 1st ed 320 pp, numerous b/w photos, notes. Fine in chipped d/w. With 150 films to his credit, John Mitchell recounts a lifetime at the forefront of the industry.. (Book Ref #31782)  £12.00

MOATTI, C. & PIRANTOZI, F. (ed). I Tempi Di Roma. Biro: 2000 p/b 1st ed 159 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos. Front panel of d/w lightly scuffed o/w Fine. Text in French, English and Italian. (Book Ref #24448)  £8.00

MOATTI, C. & PIRANTOZI, F. (ed). I Tempi Di Roma. Biro: 2000 p/b 1st ed 159 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos. F/VG+. Pictures of Rome taken by ten photographers on the eve of the millennium with text in French, English and Italian. (Book Ref #28376)  £8.00

MOCTEZUMA, E.M. & OLGUIN, F.S. Aztecs. Royal Academy: 2002 1st ed 520 pp, lavish colour photos of 359 artefacts. Fine in a VG+ d/w. Published to coincide with the first British exhibition specially dedicated to Aztec art and culture. 'A landmark publication in Aztec studies'. Please note this book weighs 3175 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #32902)  £38.00

MOIR, A. Van Dyke. Thames & Hudson: 1994 1st ed 128 pp, 81 b/w and 40 colour illustrations. F/F. Each painting is accompanied by a commentary. (Book Ref #25650)  £15.00

MOLLOY, E. Eve Garnett: Artist, Illustrator, Author. A Memoir. The Book Guild: 2002 1st ed 119 pp, b/w illustrations. Fine in price-clipped d/w. Molloy is Garnett's nephew and he sets her personal story in the context of her times. (Book Ref #31186)  £15.00

MOLYNEAUX, G. John Sayles. An unauthorized biography of the pioneering indie filmmaker. Renaissance: 2000 1st ed 318 pp, b/w photos, appendices, source notes, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. The behind the scenes story of the director of 'Lone Star', 'Return of the Secaucus Seven', 'The Brother from Another Planet' and 'Eight Men Out'. (Book Ref #18475)  £10.00

MONGREDIEN, A. Trees and Shrubs For English Plantations. John Murray: 1870 1st ed 388 pp. Brown gilt-edged half calf over brown cloth. Spine and label in 6 gilt decorated compartments, a.e.g. Marbled endpapers split at front lower end, pencilled owner's name o/w VG+. (Book Ref #29993)  £60.00

MONTGOMERY, J. Comedy Films 1894 -1954. Allen & Unwin: 1968 revised ed 286 pp, 35 b/w photos. F/VG-. (Book Ref #1383)  £10.00

MONTGOMERY, J. Comedy Films 1894 -1954. Allen & Unwin: 1968 revised ed 286 pp, 35 b/w photos. VG+ in edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #7756)  £15.00

MONTVILLE, J.B. Mack. Haessner: 1973 1st ed 204 pp, numerous b/w photos. VG+ in slightly edge-worn and nicked d/w. The five Mack brothers built commercial motor vehicles, and a famous American manufacturing company. (Book Ref #32548)  £22.50

MOODY, ELLA. (ed). & CONRAN, SHIRLEY. (contributing editor). Decorative Art in Modern Interiors. 1961/62. Studio: 1961 1st ed 160 pp, 16 colour, 144 b/w photos. A little light browning to board tops and endpapers, pages 35 & 36 creased o/w VG+ in a worn torn d/w with 1" loss at top edge on front panel but still vividly coloured. Houses, apartments, furniture, carpets and textiles, tableware and silver, light fittings, ceramics and metals, glass. (Book Ref #33639)  £45.00

MOORE, A. John Sell Cotman 1782-1842. Norfolk Museums Service: 1982 1st ed 168 pp, a few pages of colour, numerous b/w illustrations. Fine in a lightly unevenly faded d/w. The catalogue of the Bicentennial exhibition held in Norwich Castle Museum. (Book Ref #33076)  £20.00

MOORE, A. The Picture Palaces of Cheltenham and Gloucester. Amber Valley: 1989 p/b 1st ed 37 pp, numerous b/w photos. Fine. The history of twenty buildings which have all shown films in the two towns. (Book Ref #27216)  £10.00

MOORE, BOB. Tapestry of Life. Inner City Portrait 1965-1975. Aperture: 1996 p/b 1st ed 64 pp, b/w photos by the author throughout. VG+. Signed by the author on the title page. One of the Masters of Monochrome series with foreword by Cliff Thompson. (Book Ref #33513)  £15.00

MOORE, DERRY. Evening Ragas. A Photographer in India. John Murray: 1997 1st ed 127 pp, 82 b/w plates. Fine in a Fine d/w. A project originally conceived with the princely palaces in mind, which became a study of the lesser buildings and their inhabitants. (Book Ref #33827)  £15.00

MOORE, T. Thompson's Gardener's Assistant. Blackie: 1888 new extended ed 956 pp, 12 colour and 19 b/w plates, numerous b/w figures in the text. Green publisher's cloth worn at the extremities. Front hinge slightly strained, a little light foxing on the prelims & a couple of plate margins o/w a clean and attractive copy. (Book Ref #28993)  £75.00

MORAIS, R. Pierre Cardin. The Man Who Became a Label. Bantam: 1991 1st ed 264 pp, b/w photos. VG+/VG+. Cardin's great flair for publicity, his business acumen which moved him in to new markets and new continents is examined together with his personal life. (Book Ref #27839)  £6.00

MORAN, J. Stanley Morison. His Typographic Achievement. Lund Humphries: 1971 1st ed 184 pp, some colour and b/w illustrations. VG+ in an edge-worn d/w. One of the Portraits in Graphic Arts series. Morison's typographical achievements, which included editorship of The Times Literary Supplement, were many, some of them disputed. This is a critical assessment of his career rather than a biography. (Book Ref #32544)  £12.00

MORELLA, J. & EPSTEIN, E. Paul and Joanne. W.H. Allen: 1989 1st ed 280 pp, b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #730)  £7.00

MORELLA, J. & EPSTEIN, J. Lucy. The bittersweet life of Lucille Ball. W.H. Allen: 1974 1st UK ed 281 pp, b/w photos. F/VG. (Book Ref #2013)  £5.00

MORENO, E. The Films of Susan Hayward. Citadel: 1979 1st ed 285 pp, numerous b/w photos. VG+ in chipped d/w with small loss to top edge of back cover. 16 pp album of Hayward loosely inserted. (Book Ref #25543)  £20.00

MORGAN, GWENDA. The Dairy of A Land Girl 1939-1945. Illustrated with her engravings. The Whittington Press: 2002 1st ed 151 pp, with 31 b/w wood engravings by Gwenda Morgan, Gwenda Morgan bibliography. Sea green cloth over olive boards with small stamped sea green church motif on the front board. Fore and lower edge deckled. A pristine copy in matching slipcase, which is slightly marked. No. 6 of an edition limited to 300 copies set in 12-point Fournier and printed by Whittington from the thirty-one original engravings on Zerkall mould-made paper. Gwenda Morgan's portrayal of life around the small West Sussex market town of Petworth accompanies the wartime diary of one of England's foremost post-war pastoral engravers.. (Book Ref #32106)  £135.00

MORGAN, T. History of Llantrisant. Glamorganshire. Clements and Co: 1898 1st ed 146 pp, b/w plates, b/w line drawings, folding tabular summary. Blue boards, gilt titles with darkened spine. Ex-Llandaff Cathedral Library copy written in ink on front paste-down. Front endpaper browned o/w VG+. Written by the Town Clerk of the day. (Book Ref #26878)  £30.00

MORGAN, A. & RICHARDS, A. A Paradise out of a Common Field. The pleasures and plenty of the Victorian garden. Century: 1990 1st ed 256 pp, 8 colour plates and b/w illustrations, notes, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Drawn on a range of contemporary records from the notes and diaries of Head Gardener's and the books and magazines they read and wrote. (Book Ref #23207)  £12.00

MORGAN, E.B. & SHACKLADY, E. Spitfire. The History. Key: 1987 1st ed 634 pp, b/w photos, line drawings and diagrams, colour illustrations, apppendices. Fine in slightly nicked d/w. (Book Ref #25893)  £25.00

MORIARTY, D. Buildings of the Cotswolds. Gollancz: 1989 1st ed 216 pp, colour and b/w illustrations, glossary. VG+ in a VG+ d/w. A ' highly informative and entertaining guide'. (Book Ref #30547)  £12.50

MORLEY, S. Elizabeth Taylor. A Celebration. Pavilion: 1989 rep 192 pp, b/w photos, filmog. M/M. (Book Ref #1167)  £6.99

MORLEY, S. James Mason. Odd Man Out. Weidenfeld: 1989 1st ed 200 pp, 16 pages b/w photos, filmog. VG+/VG+. The story of a great star who saw his life as often both empty and a failure. (Book Ref #23992)  £8.50

MORLEY, S. Robert, My Father. Weidenfeld: 1993 1st ed 240 pp, b/w photos, chronology. Fine in a Fine d/w. Revealing biography of the star of nearly a hundred films and fifty plays. (Book Ref #12718)  £7.00

MORLEY, S. The Great Stage Stars. Distinguished Theatre Careers Past and Present. Angus & Robertson: 1986 1st UK ed 425 pp, b/w photos. M/M. (Book Ref #4426)  £6.99

MORLEY- FLETCHER, H. & MCILROY Christie's Pictorial History of European Pottery. Phaidon: 1984 1st ed 319 pp, 1377 illustrations, 143 in col. Fine in slightly spine-faded d/w. Comprehensive review of the range of pottery produced in Europe between 1400 and 1820, with over 1800 pieces arranged in their geographical and historical sequence. (Book Ref #32278)  £18.00

MORRICE, R. The Buildings of Britain - Stuart and Baroque. A guide and gazetteer. Barrie & Jenkins: 1982 1st ed 192 pp, 120 b/w photos, plans and maps, bibliog. F in spine faded and slightly torn d/w. Concise historical account, listing some 1100 buildings with regional maps. (Book Ref #24403)  £12.00

MORRIS, A. Antiques From the Garden. Garden Art Press: 1996 1st ed 248 pp, 142 colour and over 500 b/w photos, bibliog. Inscription o/w F/VG+. Combines a broad range of garden related objects, both decorative and functional in a comprehensive study. (Book Ref #18356)  £22.00

MORRIS, A. Antiques From the Garden. Garden Art Press: 1996 1st ed 248 pp, 142 colour and over 500 b/w photos, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Combines a broad range of garden related objects, both decorative and functional in a comprehensive study. (Book Ref #21166)  £35.00

MORRIS, A. Antiques From the Garden. Garden Art Press: 1999 2nd ed 248 pp, 250 colour and over 500 b/w photos, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Combines a broad range of garden related objects, both decorative and functional in a comprehensive study. (Book Ref #32136)  £20.00

MORRIS, A. Antiques from the Garden. Garden Art Press: 1996 1st ed 248 pp, 142 colour and over 500 b/w photos, bibliog. F/F. Combines a broad range of garden related objects, both decorative and functional in a comprehensive study. (Book Ref #23897)  £30.00

MORRIS, B. The Houses of Singleton. A Swansea Landscape and its History. W. Glamorgan County Archive Service: 1995 1st ed 153 pp, numerous b/w illustrations. Fine in lightly creased d/w. A painstaking fusion of documentation and landscape detail. (Book Ref #25039)  £20.00

MORRIS, R. (ed). Early English Alliterative Poems. in the West Midland Dialect of the Fourteenth Century. OUP: 1965 rep 216 pp, notes. Fine. Published without d/w. Published for the Early English Text Society, taken from a manuscript marked Nero A x in the Cottonian collection compiled from the French originals to feature the 'most striking incidents... best suited to an Englishman's taste for the marvellous'. (Book Ref #30526)  £12.00

MORRIS, WRIGHT. & ALINDER, JAMES. (ed). Photographs and Words. The Friends of Photography/Matrix: 1982 1st ed 120 pp, 61 b/w plates. Fine on an unevenly faded and nicked d/w. (Book Ref #33131)  £25.00

MORRIS, J. & WAKEFIELD, P. Scotland. The Place of Visions. Aurum: 1986 1st ed 159 pp, colour plates throughout. Inscription o/w VG+/VG+. A lavishly illustrated 'guided tour' to Scotland by travel writer Jan Morris and landscape photographer Paul Wakefield.. (Book Ref #22920)  £10.00

MORRISON, T. The Bluest Eye. Chatto & Windus: 1979 1st UK ed 164 pp. VG+/VG+. Difficult to find 1st novel. (Book Ref #28591)  £50.00

MORRISON, E. & DUNNETT, D. (foreword). The Dorothy Dunnett Companion. Michael Joseph: 1994 1st ed 273 pp. Fine in a Fine d/w. Described by Dorothy Dunnett as 'a cornucopia of things informative, funny and beautiful deriving from the books, but which would also expand and enhance them.'. The first volume of a companion set dealing with the Lymond Chronicles and the first five novels of The House of Niccolo. Regarded as an indispensable reference work by Dunnett's admirers and not easy to find in its original edition. (Book Ref #32051)  £45.00

MORSHEAD, O. Dorset Churches. Dorset Historic Churches Trust: 1975 p/b 1st ed 64 pp, profuse b/w illustrations. VG+. (Book Ref #12232)  £5.00

MORTIMER, R. Duncan Grant. The Penguin Modern Painters. Penguin: 1948 p/b 1st ed 14 pp, 16 colour, 16 b/w plates. Some light discolouration to inner margin o/w VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #26510)  £10.00

MORTON, H.V. The Waters of Rome. The Connoiseur: 1966 1st ed 302 pp, 49 colour and other b/w illustrations. Dustwrapper laminated to endpapers o/w VG+/VG+. A survey of the great fountains of Rome and the aqueducts which feed them. (Book Ref #26670)  £12.00

MOSELEY, R. Bette Davis. An Intimate Memoir. Sidgwick & Jackson: 1989 1st UK ed 192 pp, b/w photos. Fore-edge lightly marked o/w VG+/VG+. A devoted fan's memories of a deepening friendship with the tempestuous star that almost led to the altar. (Book Ref #30552)  £8.00

MOSELEY, R. My Stars and Other Friends. Heinemann: 1982 1st ed 214 pp, b/w photos throughout. F/VG. 'Roy, you have known us all so well - why not write a book'. Bette Davis. (Book Ref #738)  £5.00

MOSES, M. Spy Camera. The Minox story. Hove Foto Books: 1990 1st ed 195 pp, profuse b/w and colour photos, appendices, bibliog. F/VG+. Detailed descriptions, technical information and fascinating tales of the camera's use in covert operations around the world. Owners' manual for the 35 ML included. (Book Ref #15523)  £50.00

MOSTEL, K. & GIFFORD, M. 170 Years of Show Business. Random House: 1978 1st ed 175 pp, b/w photos. VG+ in slightly chipped d/w. The story of two show business families and their relationships and especially Zero Mostel, to whom nothing was sacred. (Book Ref #2112)  £9.00

MOSTEL, K. & GIFFORD, M. 170 Years of Show Business. Random House: 1978 1st ed 175 pp, b/w photos. VG in worn d/w. The story of two show business families and their relationships and especially Zero Mostel, to whom nothing was sacred. (Book Ref #3641)  £9.00

MOURLOT, F. Twentieth Century Posters. Wellfleet Press: 1989 1st ed 14 pp of text, profuse colour full page plates. Near Fine in a Fine d/w. The work of Chagall, Braque, Picassso, Dufy, Matisse, Miro and Leger. (Book Ref #31690)  £25.00

MOURLOT, F. Twentieth Century Posters. Wellfleet Press: 1989 1st ed 14 pp of text, profuse colour full page plates. Gift inscription o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. The work of Chagall, Braque, Picassso, Dufy, Matisse, Miro and Leger. (Book Ref #32288)  £20.00

MOURON, H. & TAYLOR, M. (trans). Cassandre. Thames & Hudson: 1985 1st UK ed 314 pp, 398 illustrations, 90 in colour and mostly full page, sets and costumes in chronological order. Small mark on fore-edge o/w Fine/Fine. A superbly illustrated study of this great Ukrainian-born commercial artist by his son. Includes his theatrical designs, typography and lithography as well as the poster art. His work incorporated aspects of contemporary avant-garde art movements with mechanistic elements so they were transformed into 'components of almost classical grandeur'. (Book Ref #27162)  £95.00

MOWL, T. Historic Gardens of Worcestershire. Tempus: 2006 p/b 1st ed 192 pp, 24 colour plates and 85 b/w illustrations, notes, gazetteer. VG+. A well-researched chronological revelation of the county's treasures. (Book Ref #33603)  £12.00

MOWL, TIM. & EARNSHAW, BRIAN. John Wood. Architect of Obsession. Millstream Books: 1988 1st ed 224 pp, 120 b/w illustrations, notes, bibliog. Fine in a d/w with lightly sunned top to back panel. Affectionate dedicated by the Tim Mowl on the half title page. The first biography of John Wood, the ferociously eccentric creator of the designer city - Bath. (Book Ref #33527)  £60.00

MUCHA, J. Alphonse Maria Mucha. Academy: 1989 1st ed 300 pp, over 350 illustrations, including 250 colour photos and 8 gatefolds. Fine in a Fine d/w. Mucha's son has written a definitive biography locating his father firmly in the Czech roots he returned to, and attempted to express the essence of, as well as his famous work in fin du siecle Paris. (Book Ref #32669)  £65.00

MUELLER von der HAEGEN, A. Giotto di Bondone. ca. 1267-1337. Konemann: 1999 1st ed 140 pp, numerous colour illustrations, chronology, glossary, bibliog. Fine in VG+ d/w. Masters of Italian Art Series. (Book Ref #30648)  £8.00

MUENCH, D. & O'DOUD, P. (text). Nature's America. Arpel: 1984 1st ed 155 pp, profuse colour photos. Fine in a VG+ d/w. Considered one of America's finest nature photographers, this was the first book dedicated to his art. (Book Ref #32434)  £25.00

MUIR, JEAN. & STRONG, ROY. (foreword). Jean Muir. Leeds Art Galleries: 1980 1st ed 32 pp, colour and b/w photography including several of Joanna Lumley by David Bailey, Deborah Turbeville and Shirley Beljon and b/w sketches. Corners slightly creased and top corner chipped o/w VG+. Signed 'With Very Best Wishes Jean Muir' on the inside cover. Published to celebrate the 1980 Exhibtion at Lotherton Hall, Leeds, with articles by Antonia Fraser, Angus Stewart, Bridget Riley and many others. 5 page article on her working methods by Muir with photos of her workshop. (Book Ref #33136)  £30.00

MULLINS, G. Dorothea Lange's Ireland. Aurum: 1999 p/b rep 119 pp, b/w full-page photos throughout, bibliog. VG+. Photographs from The Oakland Museum collection with essay by Daniel Dixon. (Book Ref #32445)  £25.00

MUNDY, J. (ed). Duchamp, Man Ray, Picabia. Tate: 2008 1st ed 247 pp, 274 colour and b/w photos. Near Fine. Catalogue for the 2008 Tate exhibition. (Book Ref #33787)  £22.00

MUNN, M. Jimmy Stewart. The Truth Behind The Legend. Robson: 2005 1st ed 317 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, Filmog. Fine in a Fine d/w. A definitive biography and comprehensive new portrait of Stewart. (Book Ref #33753)  £12.00

MUNN, M. Trevor Howard. The man and his films. Scarborough House: 1990 1st US ed 194 pp, b/w photos, television productions, stage plays, bibliog, filmog. Dustwrapper de-laminating around edges o/w VG+/VG+. Biography of the celebrated actor who appeared in more than 80 films. (Book Ref #17855)  £8.00

MURPHY, DERVLA. Tibetan Foothold. Murray: 1968 rep 206 pp, b/w photos, b/w sketch map, appendices. Pronounced 1" long tape mark on front paste down o/w VG+ in d/w with lightly worn top edge. (Book Ref #32940)  £12.00

MUSGRAVE, C. Regency Furniture. 1800-1830. Faber: 1961 1st ed 156 pp of text, 96 b/w plates, glossary, bibliog. VG+ in a lightly edge-worn d/w. Traces the development of styles, techniques and taste in their social context including a section on processes and materials. ...'by far the most complete and authoritative account...' Ralph Edwards, Keeper of Furniture at the V and A. (Book Ref #27607)  £20.00

MUSSER, C. The Emergence of Cinema The American Screen to 1907. History of The American Cinema Vol 1. Uni. of California: 1994 p/b 1st thus 623 pp, b/w photos, notes. Rear cover and last few pages lightly indented,fore and bottom edges marked o/w VG+. Examines early American cinema as an industry and an influential cultural practice. (Book Ref #25979)  £18.00

MUTHESIUS, A. (ed). & NERET, G. (text). Erotic Art. Taschen: 1995 1st ed 200 pp, profuse colour illustrations, bibliog. Fine in peephole slipcase. (Book Ref #30432)  £18.00

McCANN, G. Woody Alllen. Polity: 1990 p/b 1st ed 267 pp, occasional b/w photos in text, bibliog, filmog. VG+. 'McCann's book is incisive, perceptive and adept at examining the Woody Allen persona'. - City Limits. (Book Ref #1105)  £4.75

McCARTHY, A.J. & HENTOF, N. Jazz. Cassell: 1960 1st UK ed 387 pp. VG. (Book Ref #24756)  £10.00

McCOMBIE, I. The Piano Handbook. David & Charles: 1980 1st ed 176 pp, b/w photos, extensive glossary. F in spine faded d/w. Buying, tuning and repairs. (Book Ref #16362)  £10.00

McCONKEY, K. et al. Harold Harvey. Painter of Cornwall. Sansom: 2001 p/b 1st ed 176 pp, numerous colour photos throughout, bibliog. VG+. (Book Ref #33476)  £20.00

McCONNEL, B. The Collectors Guide to Thimbles. Bracken: 1999 rep 95 pp, colour and b/w photos throughout, glossary. F/F. An essential reference book for all serious thimble collectors. (Book Ref #27300)  £6.00

McCULLIN, D. Beirut - A City In Crisis. NEL: 1983 1st ed 127 pp, 65 b/w photos. VG+ in VG+ d/w. 'I have had a kind of disasterous love affair with Beirut for the last 17 years.' - Don McCullin. (Book Ref #32125)  £18.00

McCULLIN, D. Sleeping With Ghosts. A Life's Work In Photography. Jonathan Cape: 1994 1st ed 208 pp, 200 b/w photos. Previous owner's name and small label on half-title page o/w Fine in a Fine d/w. McCullin's selection of what he considers to be his best pictures. (Book Ref #33800)  £40.00

McDERMOTT, C. 20th Century Design. Design Museum. Ted Smart: 1997 1st ed 400 pp, numerous colour and b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. Directory of the most essential and inspiring pieces of design produced in the modern age, from the Aga to the Sex Pistols' album sleeve. (Book Ref #20695)  £20.00

McDONNELL, K. Medieval London Suburbs. Phillimore: 1978 1st ed 196 pp, a few b/w photos. VG+ in chipped d/w. Focuses on the area of East London between Aldgate and The Lea and their increasing economic significance to Medieval London. (Book Ref #27773)  £12.00

McGILLIGAN, P. A Double Life. Faber: 1991 1st ed 404 pp, a few b/w photos, filmog. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #5846)  £7.99

McGILLIGAN, P. Cagney: The Actor as Auteur. Barnes: 1975 1st US ed 240 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. F/VG+. An intelligent and vivid study. (Book Ref #19199)  £9.00

McGILLIGAN, P. Robert Altman. Jumping off the cliff. St. Martin's Press: 1989 1st ed 652 pp, b/w photos in text, notes, bibliog. VG+/VG. A vivid and by no means uncritical portrait of the revolutionary director of M*A*S*H, Nashville and many others. (Book Ref #9792)  £16.95

McGLIMSEY, K. & NEECH, D. Golf Implements and Memorabilia. Eighteen Holes of Golf History. Philip Wilson: 1999 1st ed 160 pp, numerous colour and b/w illustrations. Fine in a Fine d/w. 'Well-illustrated chapters on clubs and memorabilia, as well as shorter chapters on patents, designs and origins of golf and related sports'. (Book Ref #32036)  £15.00

McHOY, P. Practical Small Gardens. Hermes House: 2002 p/b rep 256 pp, profuse colour photos. Pictorial laminated stiff card covers. Everything you need to know when planning, designing and planting a small garden - and how to put your ideas into action. (Book Ref #27400)  £7.50

McHOY, P. The Garden Floor. The design and maintenance of lawns, patios and ground cover. Salem House: 1989 1st US ed 120 pp, colour photos. F/VG+. Brings a questioning and creative approach to this often neglected element of garden design. (Book Ref #5487)  £8.00

McKEAN, J. & BAXTER, C. Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Architect. Artist. Icon. Lomond Books: 2000 1st ed 160 pp, numerous colour illustrations and photographs, bibliog. Fine in a fine d/w. A fresh overview of his troubled life and multi-faceted genius. (Book Ref #33324)  £15.00

McKERNAN, C(ed. A Yank in Britain. The Lost Memoirs of Charles Urban - Film Pioneer. The Projection Box: 1999 p/b 1st ed 95 pp, b/w photos, Notes, bibliog. VG+. Contains Urban's unfinished memoirs written shortly before his death in 1942. He was one of the most important documentary film-makers of the industry prior to the First World War. An afterword by McKernan covers his career from where the memoirs end. (Book Ref #28460)  £10.00

McKINSTRY, S. Rowand Anderson. 'The premier architect of Scotland'. Edinburgh University: 1991 1st ed 223 pp, over 80 b/w plates, appendices, notes, bibliog. VG+/VG+. Combines a chronological account of the architect's life with a detailed description of his major works. (Book Ref #13023)  £20.00

McLOUD, M. Thomas Hennell. Countryman, artist and writer. CUP: 1988 1st ed 237 pp, frontis and 80 b/w plates, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Thomas Hennell was both painter, writer, and poet. Hennell recorded his own experience of schizophrenia in his art and writing, prior to his mysterious death in the Far Eas,t whilst serving as an official war artist. (Book Ref #31701)  £30.00

McWILLIAM, C. Scottish Townscape. Collins: 1975 1st ed 256 pp, b/w photos, further reading. VG+ in a slightly torn d/w. The evolution of the Scottish town from the medieval burgh to Georgian dignity and Victorian romanticism. (Book Ref #28890)  £8.00

McWILLIAM, N. Hogarth. Studio: 1993 1st ed 144 pp, numerous full-page colour plates, b/w illustrations. Fine in a Fine d/w. A useful introductory analysis of Hogarth's symbolism. (Book Ref #32740)  £12.00

NADELHOFFER. Cartier. Thames & Hudson: 1999 p/b 1st thus 292 pp, 493 illustrations, 198 in colour, chronology, bibliog. Spine-faded o/w VG+. (Book Ref #32279)  £12.00

NAISH, J. Seamarks. Their History and Development. Stanford Maritime: 1985 1st ed 192 pp, b/w photos, illustrations, maps and charts throughout, chapter notes, appendices, bibliog. Inscription, price-clipped o/w fine in a fine d/w. A well illustrated study of the sea guidance systems, covering Ancient Phonecia to the Roman Empire and on to the present day. (Book Ref #29514)  £15.00

NASH, J. English Garden Flowers. Duckworth: 1948 1st ed 30 pp, 12 colour lithographs. VG+ in slightly chipped d/w with 25mm tear to top of front panel front. John Nash depicts his chosen flowers with an artist's genius, and writes about them with a gardener's love. (Book Ref #10800)  £20.00

NASH, J.M. The Age of Rembrandt and Vermeer. Phaidon: 1979 rep 271 pp, 178 plates, 48 in col, bibliog. VG+ in lightly indented and chipped d/w. The golden age of Dutch painting in the seventeenth century. (Book Ref #23818)  £10.00

NASH, S.A. (ed). Picasso and the War Years 1937 - 1945. Thames & Hudson: 1998 1st ed 255 pp, 67 col, 146 b/w illustrations, bibliog. F/F. Published in conjunction with the San Francisco Museum of Fine Arts exhibition. (Book Ref #19839)  £16.99

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WALES. Welsh Tokens of the 17th Century. A. McLay: 1973 p/b 1st ed 144 pp, numerous small b/w illustrations. Fine. The Welsh National Museum's collection of this material is by far the largest in existence. They throw light on the character of contemporary Welsh retail trade and are an indication of the wide numbers of shops trading at the time. (Book Ref #30407)  £10.00

NAYLOR, G. (ed). William Morris by Himself. Designs and Writings. Macdonald Orbis: 1989 rep 328 pp, over 200 colour photos, list of plates, notes, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Combines Morris's writings with his famous designs for wallpapers, fabrics, tapestries, embroideries, carpets, books and stained glass. (Book Ref #23752)  £20.00

NEAGLE, A. There's Always Tomorrow. W.H. Allen: 1974 1st ed 236 pp, b/w photos, stage appearances and awards, filmog. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #768)  £5.00

NEAL, P. As I Am. Century Hutchinson: 1988 1st ed 384 pp, b/w photos. VG+ in slightly creased d/w. (Book Ref #23979)  £8.50

NEAL, P. As I Am. Century Hutchinson: 1988 1st ed 384 pp, b/w photos. VG+ in slightly creased d/w. (Book Ref #24918)  £8.50

NEALE, S. & KRUTNIK, F. Popular Film and Television Comedy. Routledge: 1994 p/b rep 291 pp, notes. F. The jumping-off point for anyone studying humour as modern popular culture in the media. (Book Ref #3845)  £7.50

NEALE, S. & KRUTNIK, F. Popular Film and Television Comedy. Routledge: 1990 1st ed 291 pp, notes. Embossed cloth, VG+. 'This wide-ranging and comprehensive discussion will be of particular interest to students of cinema, TV, the mass media and popular culture'. (Book Ref #3934)  £15.00

NEALE, S. & KRUTNIK, F. Popular Film and Television Comedy. Routledge: 1994 p/b rep 291 pp, notes. VG+. This wide-ranging and comprehensive discussion will be of particular interest to students of cinema, TV, the mass media and popular culture. (Book Ref #20522)  £7.50

NEFF, E.B. John Singleton Copley in England. Merrrill Holberton: 1996 3rd Imp 182 pp, 66 colour and 104 b/w illustrations, bibliog. Page edges lightly yellowed o/w VG+ in a Fine d/w. With an essay by William L. Pressly. Published to celebrate the Washington and Houston 1996 exhibitions of the same name, the book examines the illustrious 41year British career Copley carved out for himself against the cream of British artists. (Book Ref #33389)  £25.00

NEFF, I.C. & MAGGS, C.V. Dictionary of Oriental Rugs. With a Monogram on Identification by Weave. A.D. Donker: 1977 1st ed 137 pp, 84 colour plates. colour folding map in rear pocket. Inked-out inscription on front endpaper. Edge of folding map creased o/w VG+ in an edge-worn d/w. The first book of its kind to be published, including life-size illustrations of detail from the backs of rugs. (Book Ref #32447)  £25.00

NESBIT, E. The Story of the Amulet. Ernest Benn: 1946 9th Imp 252 pp, d/w, colour frontis, 25 full-page b/w illustrations by H.R Millar. Boards edge and spine-faded, gilt titles bright. Rear endpaper and page edges lightly foxed o/w a very clean copy. In hard-to-find d/w with tiny losses at slightly worn spine ends and short slit at front hinge. Clean and bright in protective wrapper. (Book Ref #28227)  £45.00

NEUWIRTH, W. Loetz Austria 1900. Austrian Museum of Applied Art: 1986 1st ed 240 pp, numerous colour and b/w illustrations. Front edge lightly bumped o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. Text in English, German, French and Italian. Neuwirth was the keeper of glass and ceramics at the museum, publisher of this catalogue to the exhibition of iridised and lustred glassware of Loetz. (Book Ref #33516)  £50.00

NEUWIRTH, W. Loetz Austria 1905-1918. Austrian Museum of Applied Art: 1986 1st ed 400 pp, 178 colour and 203 b/w illustrations. Front edges slightly bumped o/w VG+ in a lightly indented d/w. Text in English, German, French and Italian. Written after the success of the exhibition of the same name at the museum where Neuwirth was the keeper of glass and ceramics. (Book Ref #33515)  £50.00

NEWBY, E. What the Traveller Saw. Collins: 1989 1st ed 223 pp, profuse b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. Everyone knows that Eric Newby is a traveller and a writer in a class of his own, not many people know that he is also a highly perceptive photographer. The best of his photographs taken over fifty years are reproduced here. (Book Ref #33718)  £15.00

NEWELL, RAY. Original Morris Minor. The Restorer's Guide to All Saloon, Tourer, Convertible, Traveller and Light Commercial vehicles. Bay View: 1993 1st ed 127 pp, over 250 colour photographs, b/w diagrams. Ex-Library with new endpapers. No stamps other than a small private bookmark on the title page. One corner slightly bumped, half title page lightly marked o/w VG+ in slightly edge-worn d/w. 'A bible on originality...drawing from factory production lists, parts lists, catalogues and the accumulated knowledge of respected restorers and dedicated enthusiasts'. (Book Ref #33163)  £60.00

NEWHALL, B. (intro). An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Various Processes of the Daguerrotype and the Diorama by Daguerre. Winter House: 1971 1st ed 282 pp, bibliog. Blind stamped black cloth in plain brown d/w. F/VG+. (Book Ref #24747)  £35.00

NEWMAN, E.P. The Early Paper Money of America. Whitman: 1967 1st ed 359 pp, profuse b/w illustrations, Appendix. VG+ in worn d/w. Extensively illustrated study of the paper money issued in America from 1686 to 1789. (Book Ref #22734)  £25.00

NEWMAN, H. An Illustrated Dictionary of Glass. Thames & Hudson: 1977 1st ed unpaginated, 608 b/w and 17 colour illustrations. Owner's inscription o/w VG+ in a slightly creased d/w. 'A comprehensive dictionary primarily intended to define terms relating to glass and glassware' with 2,442 entries. (Book Ref #32137)  £15.00

NEWTON, N.T. Design on the Land. The Development of Landscape Architecture. Harvard: 1971 1st ed 714 pp, 424 b/w photos. Top edge lightly marked o/w VG+ in lightly edge-worn d/w. Concentrates on the Western World and America in particular. (Book Ref #22317)  £15.00

NEWTON, R. The Northumberland Landscape. Hodder & Stoughton: 1972 1st ed 256 pp, b/w photos and maps, bibliog. VG+ in VG+ d/w. The history of a county defined by 'space, contrast and diversity'. (Book Ref #32287)  £15.00

NEZU, KAICHIRO. Catalogue of Selected Masterpieces. 2 volumes. Nezu Institute of Fine Arts: 1984 p/b 1st ed unpaginated, 662 plates of which 58 are in colour. Both softback volumes Fine in a very lightly worn slipcase. A pictorial record of the artefacts of the Nezu Institute of Fine Arts in Tokyo, currently closed for renovation and not due to re-open until 2009. With foreword in English. (Book Ref #32984)  £40.00

NICHOLAS, JOHN. Lines to Torrington. OPC: 1984 1st ed 190 pp, b/w photos and railway layouts and timetables, bibliog. Bottom corners bumped o/w VG+ in very lightly edge-worn d/w sunned at top edge. It took 77 years and 3 guages to link Barnstaple with Halwill. This book tells of the areas small railways up to the 'last train' which ran in 1982. (Book Ref #33319)  £50.00

NICHOLS, B. Garden Open Today. Timber Press: 2002 rep 258 pp, with b/w drawings by William McLaren. Fore-edge lightly marked o/w Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #31092)  £6.00

NICHOLS, B. The Mountain of Magic. Lion: 1975 p/b 1st thus 185 pp, illustrated by Peggy Fortnum. VG. (Book Ref #22080)  £5.00

NICHOLS, M. Beyond Uhuru. Star Trek and Other Memories. Boxtree: 1995 1st UK ed 320 pp, b/w photos. M/M. (Book Ref #4274)  £9.99

NICHOLS, C. & HATTATT, L. (commentary). New Shoots. New Shoots: 2000 1st ed 192 pp, 125 colour photos by Clive Nichols, plant directory. Fine in a VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #30999)  £15.00

NICHOLSON, J. Pembrey and Burry Port, Their Harbours, Shipwreaks and Looters. Llanelli Borough Council: n.d 1st ed 168 pp, 24 b/w plates, 4 folding maps, wreck chart. VG+ in faded d/w. Signed by the author on the title page. The long term navigational difficulties of the Burry Estuary made for frequent wrecks and salvage 'disputes'. Full of detail about locally-owned vessels, canals, events and safety measures. (Book Ref #15366)  £25.00

NICHOLSON, S. Nymans. The Story of A Sussex Garden. Sutton: 2001 p/b 1st ed 178 pp, a few colour, b/w photos, bibliog. VG+. (Book Ref #28709)  £10.00

NICHOLSON, VANESSA et al. The Sculpture of Maurice Lambert. Catalogue researched and compiled by Klio K. Panourgias. The Henry Moore Foundation/ Lund Humphries: 2002 1st ed 128 pp, b/w and some colour illustrations throughout, chronology, exhibitions, public collections, bibliog. Small adhesion on front endpaper o/w Fine in a Fine d/w. Although linked with the shared interest of the movements of his time, Lambert's work was eclectic, encompassing many private and public commissions. (Book Ref #32609)  £33.00

NIKIFOROVA, L. & PRIYMENKO, V. Russian Porcelain. Aurora Art Publishers: 1973 1st ed unpaginated, 164 colour plates, list of marks. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Introduction and captions for colour plates in English and Russian. The first time many of these Hermitage Museum pieces has been shown. (Book Ref #32230)  £15.00

NIKULIN, N. Netherlandish Paintings in Soviet Museums. Phaidon: 1987 1st ed 358 pp, 227 col,16 b/w plates, list of exhibitions. VG+ in slightly edge-worn d/w with 3cm closed tear. 15th and 16th century paintings in the possession of Russian Art Galleries. (Book Ref #20584)  £25.00

NINE, J. Twenty-Seventh Letter. The official history of Bush. Virgin: 1999 p/b 1st ed 282 pp, b/w photos, discog. Fine. The human story behind Bush's chart-topping successes. (Book Ref #13440)  £2.50

NISBET, J.D. (literary ed). & GORRELL, N. (art ed). The Palette. Glasgow School of Art Annual. Glasgow School of Arts: 1922 p/b 1st ed 42 pp + 16 pp of adverts, 4 colour plates, b/w illustrations. Front hinge splitting at spine ends, lightly creased at top front corner o/w VG. Illustrators include McKnight Kauffer, James Miller, Ian Cheyne, Anning Bell and Archibald McGlashan. (Book Ref #33137)  £22.00

NOAKE, R. Animation. A Guide to Animated Film Techniques. Macdonald Orbis: 1988 1st ed 159 pp, profuse colour and some b/w illustrations, notes on equipment and technique, bibliog, filmog. Pages cockled o/w VG/VG. Well known course leader covers all aspects of animation with numerous case studies. (Book Ref #29827)  £8.00

NOBLE, P. (ed). British Film Yearbook 1947-48. Skelton Robinson 381 pp, over 70 b/w and two-tone illustrations, biographical index. VG in edge-worn d/w with significant loss to bottom of front panel and minor loss to spine ends. Contributors include Michael Powel, Rotha, Agate etc. (Book Ref #5775)  £12.00

NOCON, G. Photographic Printing. Virgin: 1993 p/b 1st thus 160 pp, profuse b/w photos. VG+. How to make black and white prints of exhibition quality. (Book Ref #24983)  £10.00

NOEL, A. Great Little Gardens. Frances Lincoln: 1999 1st ed 136 pp, profuse colour photos by Andrew Lawson, Sources. Fine in a Fine d/w. Indispensible guide to small garden design. (Book Ref #22760)  £10.00

NOEL, A. Terracotta. Frances Lincoln: 1998 p/b 1st ed 136 pp, profuse colour photos. VG+. (Book Ref #24992)  £6.00

NOEL, A. Terracotta. Frances Lincoln: 1998 1st ed 136 pp, profuse colour photos by Andrew Lawson, where to find. F/F. The first book to celebrate the variety and versatility of this ancient material. (Book Ref #28097)  £8.00

NORBERG-SCHULZ, C. Baroque Architecture. Faber/Electa: 1986 p/b rep 223 pp, colour and b/w photos throughout. Historic price and owner's inscription o/w VG. (Book Ref #33436)  £10.00

NORDEN, D. Coming To You Live. Behind The screen memories of 40's and 50's Television. Methuen: 1985 p/b 1st ed 259 pp, b/w photos in text. M. (Book Ref #4276)  £5.00

NORDEN, D. Coming To You Live. Behind The screen memories of 40's and 50's Television. Methuen: 1985 p/b 1st ed 259 pp, b/w photos in text. M. (Book Ref #4277)  £5.00

NORDEN, D. Coming To You Live. Behind The screen memories of 40's and 50's Television. Methuen: 1985 p/b 1st ed 259 pp, b/w photos in text. M. (Book Ref #4278)  £5.00

NORDEN, D. Coming To You Live. Behind The screen memories of 40's and 50's Television. Methuen: 1985 p/b 1st ed 259 pp, b/w photos in text. M. (Book Ref #4279)  £5.00

NORDEN, D. Coming To You Live. Behind The screen memories of 40's & 50's Television. Methuen: 1985 p/b 1st ed 259 pp, b/w photos in text. M. (Book Ref #4280)  £5.00

NORMAN, A.V.B. Wallace Collection: Catalogue of Ceramics 1. Pottery, Maiolica, Faience, Stoneware. The Wallace Collection: 1976 p/b 1st ed 443 pp, 2 colour plates, 203 b/w illustrations, sales, exhibitions, bibliog. VG. (Book Ref #31288)  £10.00

NORMAN, B. The Movie Greats. BBC: 1981 1st ed 319 pp, colour and b/w photos. VG+/VG+. Revealing insights on lives of Monroe, Marx, Chaplin, Edward G Robinson etc. (Book Ref #2069)  £8.50

NORMAN, G. Biedermeier Painting 1815-1848. Thames & Hudson: 1987 1st ed 192 pp, 113 illustrations, 80 in colour, list of illustrations, bibliog. A Fine copy in a slightly nicked d/w. A lavishly illustrated study of the charming, bourgeois art of the Beidermeier movement, which flourished in Germany in the period of relative peace between the end of the Napoleonic wars and the revolutions of 1848. (Book Ref #28333)  £18.00

NORMAN, P. The Life and Good Times of The Rolling Stones. Century: 1989 rep 126 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos. Light scratching to back of d/w o/w F/VG+. Revealing photo-biography by the author of 'Shout'. (Book Ref #9746)  £5.00

NORTH, F. Gardening In a Cold Climate. Collingridge: 1967 1st ed 189 pp, b/w and colour photos. VG in slightly worn d/w. The fruit of bitter experience in Yorkshire with advice and planting suggestions. (Book Ref #12621)  £8.50

NORTON, M. The Borrowers Aloft. Dent: 1961 1st ed 154 pp, 1 colour frontispiece and numerous b/w illustrations by Diana Stanley. Small mark on the corner of the front endpaper o/w VG in an edge-worn and spine-rubbed d/w. Scan available. The fourth book chronicling the adventures of Arietty, Pod and Homily. (Book Ref #28365)  £50.00

NORTON, MARY. Are All The Giants Dead?. Magnet: 1987 1st thus 118 pp, cover and b/w illustrations by Brian Froude. Owner's name o/w VG. The story of James and Dulcibel. (Book Ref #29072)  £5.00

NORTON, MARY. The Borrowers. Dent: 1956 4th Imp 159 pp, jacket, colour frontis, sepia illustrations and decorations by Diana Stanley. VG+ in a d/w with a slightly marked and creased back panel. (Book Ref #28108)  £25.00

NOTTINGHAM, P. The Technique of Bobbin Lace. Batsford: 1995 revised ed 222 pp, nearly 400 b/w photos and illustrations, appendix. F in very slightly chipped d/w. Standard working manual. (Book Ref #19310)  £10.00

NOTTINGHAM, P. The Technique of Bobbin Lace. Batsford: 1976 1st ed 222 pp, nearly 400 b/w photos and illustrations, appendix. VG+ in slightly nicked d/w. Standard working manual. (Book Ref #22589)  £10.00

NOURMAND, T (ed). & MARSH, G (ed). Science Fiction Posters Art. Aurum: 2003 p/b 1st ed 192 pp, numerous colour illustrations. Fine. Kaleidoscope of images that capture the essence of a turbulent decade. (Book Ref #33504)  £15.00

NULL, G. Black Hollywood. The negro in motion pictures. Citadel: 1975 1st ed 254 pp, over 400 b/w photos. Corners lightly bumped, boards lightly marked o/w VG+ in slightly edge-worn d/w. Chronologically records the progression towards films with exclusively black themes. (Book Ref #19342)  £32.00

O'BRIAN, D. Clint Eastwood Film Maker. Batsford: 1996 p/b 1st ed 208 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. F. Probing and stereotype-breaking view of Eastwood's film making career. (Book Ref #12518)  £8.50

O'BRIEN, E.J. Son of the Morning. A Portrait of Friedrich Nietzsche. Cape: 1932 1st ed 295 pp, occasional b/w plates, bibliog. A fine copy in a VG+ d/w. The first study of the great philosopher to get under the skin of his relationship with Cosima Wagner. (Book Ref #26089)  £15.00

O'BRIEN, L. Dusty. Sidgwick & Jackson: 1999 p/b updated ed 279 pp, b/w photos, discog. F. Updated and revised edition of this classic biography. (Book Ref #15115)  £6.00

O'BRIEN, G. (ed). & MEISEL, S. Sex. Secker & Warburg: 1992 1st ed unpaginated, b/w and tinted photos throughout. Aluminium ring bound covers. Covers, particularly the front, lightly scuffed o/w Near Fine. Includes 'comic' but NO pictorial silver envelope or C.D. (Book Ref #30174)  £65.00

O'BRIEN, J. & with GUINNESS, D. Dublin. A Grand Tour. Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1994 1st ed 256 pp, numerous colour illustrations, bibliog. Gift Inscription o/w VG+ in lightly scratched d/w. (Book Ref #33194)  £20.00

O'CONNOR, D.R. BG Off The Record. A Bio/Discography of Benny Goodman. Gaildonna: 1958 1st ed 305 pp, occasional b/w photos. Page edges lightly foxed o/w VG+ in a slightly edge-worn d/w. Includes recording units, films, radio and T.V programs. (Book Ref #31592)  £20.00

O'CONNOR, P. The Amazing Blonde Woman. Dietrich's own style. Bloomsbury: 1991 1st ed 160 pp, profuse b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. F/F. Tributes to coincide with her 90th birthday. (Book Ref #24149)  £8.50

O'DWYER, B. & GOULD, N. Contact Annual of Photographers 6th Edition. Elfande Art: 1989 6th edition 335 pp, colour and b/w photos. Small tear at top of spine o/w F. 'includes a brief resume by each participant'. (Book Ref #9962)  £9.99

O'REILLY, DR. S. (ed). Irish Architectural and Decorative Studies. The Journal of The Irish Georgian Society - Volume 1. Irish Georgian Society: 1998 p/b 1st ed 224 pp, 37 b/w photos. VG+. Includes a database of Irish Architects working 1720 - 1940. (Book Ref #32190)  £10.00

O'REILLY, DR. S. (ed). Irish Architectural and Decorative Studies. The Journal of The Irish Georgian Society - Volume III. Irish Georgian Society: 2000 p/b 1st ed 190 pp, b/w photos. Corners lightly bumped o/w Fine. (Book Ref #32191)  £12.00

O'RIORDAN, T. (ed). Environmental Science for Environmental Management. Longman: 1995 p/b 1st ed 367 pp, b/w figures and diagrams in text. Irregularly marked along bottom edge on many pages, owner's name o/w VG. (Book Ref #33495)  £10.00

OAKLEY, G. Hetty and Harriet. Macmillan: 1981 1st ed unpaginated, Colour illustratios throughout by Graham Oakley. Pictorial laminated boards. VG+. (Book Ref #25038)  £10.00

OAKLEY, GRAHAM. The Foxbury Force and The Ghost. Macmillan: 1997 1st ed, 1st issue unpaginated, colour illustrations throughout by Graham Oakley. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. (Book Ref #24311)  £30.00

OGDEN, JACK. The Intelligent Layman's Book of Jewellery. The Intelligent Layman Publishers: 2006 1st ed 259 pp, 329 colour illustrations. Fine in a lightly indented d/w. A worldwide survey of 5000 years of adornment. (Book Ref #32632)  £40.00

OGILVIE, M. The Wildfowl of Britain and Europe. OUP: 1982 1st ed 84 pp, 30 colour plates by N.W. Cusa and Peter Scott. Inscription and owner's label o/w F/F. Plates taken from Handbook of the Birds of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa: The Birds of the Western Palearctic. (Book Ref #26924)  £10.00

OHMORI, KOICHIRO. Over The Himalaya. Diadem: 1994 1st ed unpaginated, 44 double page colour photos, 1single page colour , map of the Himalayas. Owner's name on contents page o/w Fine in Fine d/w. With Foreword by Chris Bonnington. (Book Ref #33838)  £25.00

OKUDA, T. The Monogram Checklist. The Films of Monogram Pictures Corporation, 1931-1952. McFarland: 1987 1st ed 387 pp, a few b/w stills. Corners slightly bumped, small mark on front board and front endpaper o/w VG+. A historical overview followed by the feature films and short subjects. (Book Ref #31835)  £15.00

OLALQUIAGA, C. The Artificial Kingdom. A Treasury of the Kitsch Experience. Bloomsbury: 1999 1st ed 321 pp, b/w and colour photos and illustrations throughout. F/F. The first cultural history of Kitsch, the popular aesthetic phenomenon often derided as mere 'bad taste'. (Book Ref #28622)  £12.00

OLIVER, P. (ed). Shelter and Society. Barrie & Jenkins: 1969 1st ed 164 pp, b/w photos and illustrations throughout. Ex-reference library, usual stamps o/w VG+ in an edge-worn and torn d/w. Looks in detail at indigenous forms of habitation more usually passed over, looking in depth at specific examples from around the world. (Book Ref #26318)  £12.50

OLIVIER, O. Confessions of An Actor. Weidenfeld: 1982 1st ed 305 pp, 40 pages of b/w photos, selected chronology. Fine in slightly nicked d/w. (Book Ref #1805)  £4.00

OLSEN, D.J. The City as a Work of Art. London, Paris, Vienna. Yale: 1986 1st US ed 341 pp, 142 b/w plans and photos, 3 colour plates, notes, bibliog. Inscription o/w fine in an edge-worn d/w. A well illustrated look at the public buildings and private dwellings of three 19th Century cities, showing how architectural taste, social aspirations and political strategies of the period produced urban environments that continue to meet man's needs. (Book Ref #29952)  £20.00

OLSON, J. (ed). The Ultimate Guide to Lesbian and Gay Film and Video. Serpent's Tail: 1996 p/b 1st ed 389 pp, distributor directory, bibliog. F. 'The most complete lesbian and gay film and video encyclopedia available'. (Book Ref #10576)  £7.50

OMER, M. Universo Y Magia De Joan Ponc. Ediciones Poligrafa: 1972 1st ed 285 pp, colour and b/w illustrations throughout, chronology, notes. F/VG+. 'The eye, in Ponc's creation, is a witness called to the stand at the inquiry of the apprehended being.' Text in English, French, Spanish and German. (Book Ref #7895)  £18.00

ORD-HUME, A. Clockwork Music. Allen & Unwin: 1973 1st ed 334 pp, numerous b/w photos throughout, notes. VG+ in slightly torn d/w. The author spent 20 years gathering his information; a rare collection of ephemera. (Book Ref #20432)  £25.00

ORD-HUME, A.W.J.G. Clockwork Music. Allen & Unwin: 1973 1st ed 334 pp, numerous b/w photos throughout, notes. Small inscription on f.ep o/w VG+/VG+. The author spent 20 years gathering his information; a rare collection of ephemera. (Book Ref #18793)  £25.00

ORD-HUME, A.W.J.G. Collecting Musical Boxes. And How to Repair Them. Allen & Unwin: 1967 1st ed 140 pp, b/w photos and line drawings throughout, bibliog. VG+/VG+. Written and illustrated by a leading authority on mechanical musical instruments. (Book Ref #27117)  £20.00

ORGEL, S. & KERMODE, F. (Gen. Ed.). John Milton. OUP: 1991 1st ed 966 pp. A Near Fine copy in a d/w which has a faded spine and narrow strip on the top front edge. The Oxford Authors Series. (Book Ref #33042)  £25.00

ORMOND, R. et al. Sir Edwin Landseer. Tate Gallery: 1981 p/b 1st ed 223 pp, profuse colour and b/w illustrations. Front corner slightly creased o/w VG+. Published to accompany the 1981 Philadelphia and 1982 London exhibitions. (Book Ref #29533)  £12.00

OSBAND, L. Victorian House Style. David & Charles: 1992 rep 192 pp, colour and b/w illustrations throughout, bibliog. Fine in nicked d/w. A detailed pictorial source book focusing both on major architectural features, and the smaller details of interior design. (Book Ref #33558)  £12.00

OSBORN, F.J. & WHITTICK, A. New Towns. The Answer to Megalopolis. Leonard Hill: 1969 2nd ed 465 pp, b/w photos and diagrams throughout, appendix, bibliog. VG+ in an edge-worn d/w. Standard work. (Book Ref #32537)  £20.00

OSBORNE, C. The Complete Operas of Mozart. A critical guide. Indigo: 1997 p/b rep 349 pp. F. Highly readable and comprehensive guide to Mozart's twenty-two operas. (Book Ref #14038)  £6.00

OSBORNE, J. A Collection of Poems. John Osborne: 1982 p/b rep 70 pp, b/w illustrations and 1 colour plate of author with a cow. VG. Signed by the author at the rear. Bucolic verse in Gloucestershire dialect by farmer John Osborne. (Book Ref #25405)  £6.50

OSBORNE, M. Pillboxes of Britain and Ireland. Tempus: 2008 p/b 1st ed 317 pp, profuse b/w photos and figures. Fine. By a recorder of defence structures for 30 years. (Book Ref #33602)  £15.00

OSMOND, S. Harold Falkner. More than an Arts and Crafts Architect. Phillimore: 2003 1st ed 140 pp, 56 b/w and some colour illustrations, list of Falkner's commissions, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Little-known early twentieth-century architect and long-time friend of Gertrude Jekyll. During a lengthy career Falkner moved stylistically through Arts and Crafts, Queen Anne and Neo-Georgian to Tudor, retaining a lifelong hostility to Modernism. (Book Ref #32771)  £25.00

OSTERGARD, D.E. Bent Wood and Metal Furniture 1850-1946. American Federation of Arts: 1987 p/b 1st ed 365 pp, profuse b/w figures, bibliog. Fine. Published in conjunction with the 1987 Exhibition of the same name, curated by the author. (Book Ref #31884)  £35.00

OTTO, W. (intro). Patty McCormack's Pieces of An American Quilt. Quilts, patterns, photos and behind the scenes stories from the movie. C & T Publishing: 1996 p/b 1st ed 96 pp, colour stills and photos, b/w quilt templates. Near Fine. (Book Ref #28490)  £9.00

OTTOWAY, M. & PALMER, H. (photos). The Most Beautiful Villages of Greece and the Greek Islands. Thames & Hudson: 1998 1st ed 224 pp, 295 colour illustrations, bibliog. Fine in a VG+ d/w. A heavy book. (Book Ref #32688)  £15.00

OUGHTON, F. Grinling Gibbons and the English Woodcarving Tradition. Stobart: 1979 1st ed 224 pp, b/w photos and illustrations throughout, appendices. One corner bumped o/w VG+/VG+. A history focussing on royal patronage with a full critical discussion of Gibbon's major pieces. (Book Ref #20762)  £35.00

OUMAND, E. Paul Newman. Hale: 1990 1st UK ed 267 pp, b/w photos, filmog. MM. (Book Ref #1846)  £7.00

OUTERBRIDGE, D. Without Makeup; Liv Ullmann. Morrow: 1979 1st US ed 160 pp, b/w photos throughout. VG+ in repaired d/w. Includes a 28 page interview. (Book Ref #1448)  £8.00

OVENDEN, G. A Victorian Album. Julia Margaret Cameron and Her Circle. Secker & Warburg: 1975 1st ed 252 pp, 119 b/w photos. VG+ in spine-faded and slightly chipped d/w. A facsimile of the original, described as the most beautiful, the earliest and most characteristic of all photograph albums with an introduction by Lord David Cecil. (Book Ref #32985)  £20.00

OWEN, G. Growing Classic Bonsai. Greenwich: 2001 rep 128 pp, colour illustrations throughout, glossary. F/F. (Book Ref #25338)  £6.50

OWEN, J. Eccentric Gardens. Pavilion: 1990 1st ed 160 pp, colour photos throughout. Small amount of ink scribble on half title o/w F/F. Eccentric gardens old and new ranging from druidic, zoological, royalist and allegorical. (Book Ref #7695)  £10.00

OWEN, J. Eccentric Gardens. Pavilion: 1990 1st ed 160 pp, colour photos throughout. F/VG+. Eccentric gardens old and new ranging from druidic, zoological, royalist and allegorical. (Book Ref #17759)  £10.00

OWEN, M. The Crazy Gang. A personal reminiscence. Weidenfeld: 1986 1st ed 150 pp, 8 pages b/w photos, bibliog. Small inscription o/w F/VG+. The great niece of Teddy Knox blends her personal recollections with those of the relatives and friends of other Gang members. (Book Ref #19141)  £10.00

OWEN, RODERIC. The Desert Air Force. An authoritative history published in aid of the Royal Airforce Benevolent Fund. Hutchinson: 1948 rep 273 pp, b/w photos, folding table of the order of battle. Board extremities very lightly rubbed, a scattering of light foxing to closed page edges o/w a VG+ copy in an edge-worn dust wrapper with small losses to extremities, light marks to top edge & long closed tear to front panel. A balanced account including strategy and tactics, written after access to official documents from both sides of WW2 in the air. Quite difficult to find as a hard back. Now in clear protective sleeve. (Book Ref #32785)  £40.00

OWENS, D. Cerys, Catatonia and the Rise of Welsh Pop. Ebury Press: 2000 p/b 1st ed 267 pp, b/w photos. F. (Book Ref #20938)  £6.00

PACEY, A. Medieval Architectural Drawing. English Craftsmen's Methods and Their Later Persistence c.1220-1700. Tempus: 2007 p/b 1st ed 256 pp, colour and b/w photos, numerous b/w figures in text, glossary, notes, bibliog. Fine in Fine d/w. A comprehensive view of carpenter's, woodcarver's, mason's and surveyor's drawing techniques over several centuries. (Book Ref #33601)  £20.00

PACKER, W. The Art of Vogue Covers 1909-1940. Peerage: 1985 rep 254 pp, 400 colour covers reproduced. Inscription o/w VG+ in lightly edge worn d/w. Detailed captions to all the covers and a summary of the influences at work on the artists. (Book Ref #14200)  £20.00

PACKHAM, C. (intro). Wildlife Photographer of the Year. Portfolio 14. BBC: 2004 rep 160 pp, profuse colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. A magnificent collection shot in over 50 different countries. (Book Ref #33591)  £15.00

PAINE, M. Textile Classics. A Complete Guide to Furnishing Fabrics and Their Uses. Mitchell Beazley: 1990 1st ed 240 pp, profuse colour illustrations, glossary, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Useful reference for over 1000 classic fabrics together with analysis for practical and decorative use. (Book Ref #31231)  £18.00

PAINTER, G.D. William Caxton. A Quincentenary Biography of England's First Printer. Chatto & Windus: 1976 1st ed 227 pp, b/w illustrations. VG in VG d/w. 'Vivid and comprehensive'. (Book Ref #33201)  £15.00

PALIN, M. et al. The Mirrorstone. Jonathan Cape: 1986 1st ed 30 pp, colour illustrations throughout by Alan Lee with specially created holograms. Pictorial laminated boards slightly rubbed at corners, o/w VG+. Probably the first holographically illustrated childrens book. (Book Ref #17542)  £10.00

PALMER, J. Ron Ranson's Painting School - Drawing and Sketching. Brockhampton Press: 1995 rep 119 pp, over 140 colour and b/w illustrations by John Palmer. F in spine-faded d/w. Clear step-by-step instructions. (Book Ref #23898)  £10.00

PALMER, R. Oscar Peterson. Spellmount: 1984 1st ed 93 pp, b/w photos, discog. Laminated pictorial boards. VG+. Part of the 'Jazz Masters' series. (Book Ref #21364)  £8.00

PALMER, R. The Water Closet. A New History. David & Charles: 1973 1st ed 141 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. Owner's name o/w VG+ in a slightly nicked d/w. The problems of pioneers and early plumbers and the gradual evolution of the equipment and its aesthetics are discussed with much incidental humour. (Book Ref #29291)  £8.50

PALMER, T. Menuhin. A Family Portrait. Faber: 1991 1st ed 207 pp, b/w photos. VG+ in slightly torn d/w. A controversial biography. 'It's time it all came out.' - Menuhin. (Book Ref #4481)  £5.50

PANKHURST, A. Who Does your Garden Grow. Earl's Eye Publishing: 1992 1st ed 168 pp, colour and b/w photos. VG+/VG+. Traces the background of over 100 famous cultivars and the many talented people they commemorate. 'a total delight' Stefan Buczacki. (Book Ref #25162)  £10.00

PANTELIC, B. Primitive Art. Bracken: 1988 p/b 1st ed 64 pp, 60 colour plates. VG+. From Rousseau to the 1960s. z. (Book Ref #13329)  £5.99

PAPADAKIS, A. Classical Modern Architecture. Terrail: 1997 p/b 1st UK ed 207 pp, profuse colour illustrations. Fine. (Book Ref #28198)  £12.00

PAPADAKIS, A. (ed). & WATSON, H. (ed). New Classicism. Omnibus Volume. Academy: 1990 1st ed 264 pp, over 300 illustrations, mostly in colour, notes. F/F. An unbiased survey of the state of classicism today, which traces the revival of interest in classical architecture from its most abstract to its most flamboyant expressions. (Book Ref #26511)  £20.00

PAPAGEORGIOU, A. & HOGARTH, J. (trans). Icons of Cyprus. Barrie and Jenkins: 1969 1st ed 131 pp, 80 colour illustrations and 1 b/w map. Ex-Library with clear tape residue across spine, label, one stamp and pocket remains. There are 2 withdrawn stamps and the barcode has been carelessly removed leaving a 7cm x 4cm piece of the front endpaper missing o/w. 'The Byzantine art of Cyprus faithfully renders the deep piety and religious sense of the Cypriot people'. (Book Ref #32145)  £35.00

PARCERISAS, PILAR. Grau-Garriga. Editions Polygrafa: 1990 1st ed 128 pp, 181 colour illustrations, chronology, bibliog. Ex-Library with label residue, barcode, 1 stamp and withdrawn stamp o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #33116)  £15.00

PARISH, J.R. & BOWERS, R.L. The MGM Stock Company. Ian Allan: 1973 1st UK ed 862 pp, profuse b/w photos, Oscar nominations and awards, filmog. Small label residue o/w VG+ in torn d/w. 'A cornucopia of film lore with carefully detailed biographies and career studies of over 150 MGM greats'. (Book Ref #25928)  £15.00

PARISH, J.R. & MARILL, A.H. The Cinema of Edward G. Robinson. A.S. Barnes: 1972 1st US ed 270 pp, profuse b/w photos. Front top corner slightly bumped o/w VG+ in d/w with a slightly worn top edge. A well-illustrated look at Robinson's career from the very beginning to The Song of Norway, released just prior to publication, taking in his various TV and radio appearances as well. (Book Ref #29867)  £14.00

PARISSIEN, S. The Georgian Group Book of the Georgian House. Aurum: 1995 1st ed 240 pp, profuse colour photos and b/w illustrations throughout, sources, bibliog. VG+ in a VG+ dustwrapper. A wealth of practical advice on the preservation and restoration of both structure and decor. (Book Ref #33840)  £20.00

PARK, J. (ed). The Film Yearbook Vol 6. Virgin: 1987 p/b 192 pp. VG+. 'The Film Yearbook should become a standard reference work'. - Publishers Weekly. (Book Ref #1186)  £6.00

PARK, J. (ed). The Film Yearbook Vol 6. Virgin: 1987 p/b 192 pp. VG. 'Engrossing and well-documented'. - Backstage. (Book Ref #8029)  £6.00

PARK, J. (ed). The Film Yearbook Vol 8. Virgin: 1989 p/b 287 pp, colour and b/w photos. VG. (Book Ref #1184)  £5.00

PARK, J. (ed). The Film Yearbook Volume 9. Virgin: 1988 p/b 192 pp, b/w and some colour photos throughout. Very lightly edge-worn o/w VG+. 'The Film Yearbook should become a standard reference work'. - Publishers Weekly. (Book Ref #1185)  £5.00

PARKER, G. Gloucestershire Road. A history of Gloucestershire County Cricket Club. Pelham: 1983 1st ed 256 pp, b/w photos. Signed by the author. F/VG+. The Gloucestershire Road has been down as well as up and often paved with difficulties as well as achievements. (Book Ref #25467)  £15.00

PARKER, J. Warren Beatty. The Last Great Lover of Hollywood. Headline: 1993 1st ed 344 pp, b/w photos, filmog. M/M. (Book Ref #1187)  £7.00

PARKINSON, N. Photographs 1935 - 1990. Text by Martin Harrison. Conran: 1994 rep 204 pp, 189 b/w and colour photos. Owner's name on title page o/w Fine in a Fine d/w. Attempts to place Parkinson's work from each period within a contemporary historical and photographic context. (Book Ref #33802)  £25.00

PARKINSON, N. Photographs by Norman Parkinson. Fifty years of portraits and fashion. Gorden Fraser: 1981 1st ed 112 pp, 21 colour and 68 b/w plates, bibliog. Spine ends very slightly bumped o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. Published in conjunction with the exhibition held at the National Portrait Gallery. (Book Ref #33308)  £20.00

PARKINSON, N. Sisters Under the Skin. Quartet: 1978 1st ed 140 pp, profuse colour photos. Fine in slightly chipped d/w. Parkinson's first book after four decades as one of the worlds leading fashion photographers captures women of all ages and backgrounds. (Book Ref #29391)  £10.00

PARKINSON, R. British Watercolours at The Victoria and Albert Museum. V & A: 1998 1st ed 314 pp, 100 colour plates. VG+/VG+. A 'comprehensive introduction to the art of watercolour' including a wide range of images. (Book Ref #28637)  £12.00

PARKINSON, R. Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820 -1860. Victoria and Albert Museum. HMSO: 1990 1st ed 314 pp, profuse small b/w, a few pages of colour. VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #26145)  £20.00

PARLOPHONE. Parlophone Records 1948-1949. Complete catalogue. The Parlophone Record Company: n.d 1st ed 100 pp. Covers slightly foxed and small corner torn from title page o/w VG. (Book Ref #25211)  £7.50

PARRISH, J. & ANO, J. Liza. Biography of Liza Minelli. W.H. Allen: 1975 1st UK ed 186 pp, b/w photos, filmog. Small inscription o/w VG/VG. (Book Ref #8408)  £5.00

PARRISH, J. & MARILL, A.H. The Cinema of Edward G. Robinson. A.S. Barnes: 1972 1st ed 270 pp, b/w photos throughout. VG+ in slightly nicked d/w. (Book Ref #26415)  £20.00

PARRY-CROOK, C. (ed). Contemporary British Artists. Bergrom+ Boyle: 1979 1st ed unpaginated, profuse b/w photos by Walia. VG+/VG+. This useful directory has an arresting collection of portraits of Britain's leading artists of the time with useful chronologies of their lives. (Book Ref #24878)  £20.00

PARSONS, C. True To Nature. Celebrates 25 years of The BBC Natural History Unit at Bristol. PSL: 1982 1st ed 375 pp, profuse b/w and colour photos, filmog. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #4285)  £4.00

PARTON, A. Mikhail Larianov and the Russian Avant-Garde. Thames & Hudson: 1993 1st ed 254 pp, 216 b/w and 30 colour illustrations, chronology. Fine in a Fine d/w. First in-depth treatment of a multimedia artist whose consciousness of his artistic standing led him to backdate much of his work during a critical episode in Russian Modernism. His ever-evolving style passed through Impressionism, Constructivism, Cubism, and Futurism to the creation of Rayism or Rayonism. (Book Ref #33714)  £20.00

PARTON, A. Mikhail Larionov and the Russian Avant-Garde. Thames & Hudson: 1993 1st ed 254 pp, 216 b/w and 30 colour illustrations, chronology. Inscription o/w Fine in a Fine d/w. First in-depth treatment of a multi-media artist whose consciousness of his artistic standing led him to backdate much of his work during a critical episode in Russian Modernism. His ever-evolving style passed through Impressionism, Constructivism, Cubism, and Futurism to the creation of Rayism or Rayonism. (Book Ref #30933)  £20.00

PASCAL, V. The Disciple and his Devil. Michael Joseph: 1971 1st UK ed 319 pp, b/w photos. VG in chipped d/w. A candid memoir of a man whose career spanned continents. (Book Ref #8128)  £7.50

PASSINGHAM, K. Sean Connery. Sidgwick & Jackson: 1983 1st ed 160 pp, b/w photos, filmog. VG/VG. First biography. 'Angry in parts but laced with humour and anecdote'. (Book Ref #2045)  £68.50

PATERSON, A. The History of the Rose. Collins: 1983 1st ed 255 pp, over 75 colour and 25 b/w photos, checklist of great rose gardens and directory of great rosarians, bibliog. Small inscription o/w F/VG+. 'Comprehensive and approachable' study of the rose's complex history including the taxonomy and genetic makeup of the species. (Book Ref #11358)  £15.00

PATERSON, DAVID. Nepal. The Mountains of Heaven. Hamish Hamilton: 1990 1st ed 176 pp, profuse colour photos. Owner's name on half-title page o/w Fine in a Fine d/w. With introduction by Sir Edmund Hillary. (Book Ref #33837)  £20.00

PATERSON, W. A Country Cup. Old and new recipes for drinks of all kinds made from wild plants and herbs. Pelham: 1980 1st ed 88 pp, colour plates and b/w illustrations throughout. VG+/VG+. How to select, gather and dry 50 common wild plants. Includes hints on wine and beer making. (Book Ref #26659)  £7.50

PATTEN, B. & LE CAIN, E. The Sly Cormorant And The Fishes. Kestrel Books: 1977 1st ed 64 pp, colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #21764)  £9.00

PATTERSON, F. Portraits of Earth. Sierra Club Books: 1987 1st UK ed 180 pp, 114 colour photos by Freeman Patterson. Fine in Fine d/w. A lavish selection of land, cloud, ice and sandscapes with a revealing commentary accompanying each picture. (Book Ref #33836)  £15.00

PATTERSON, L. (ed). Black Films and Film Makers. A comprehensive anthology from stereotype to superhero. Dodd, Mead: 1975 1st ed 298 pp, b/w photos, notes, bibliog, Filmog. Private library stamps on endpapers o/w VG+ in edgeworn d/w. A collection of thirty articles, divided into six sections by the most important writers on the subject, such as Bosley Crowther, James Baldwin, Melvin Van Peebles, Lena Horne and Pauline Kael. (Book Ref #8754)  £20.00

PAUL, W. The Rose Garden. Heyden: 1978 facsimile ed 177 pp, 15 colour plates and b/w illustrations. VG+ in slightly marked d/w. Facsimile of an 1848 classic by an author whose 'handling of his vast subject was precise and his language a joy to read'. (Book Ref #31739)  £25.00

PAULSON TOWNSEND, W.G. Modern Decorative Art in England Its Development and Character. Volume 1 Woven and Printed Fabrics, Wallpapers, Lace and Embroidery. Batsford: n.d. (1922) 1st ed 147 pp, 127 colour, 170 sepia illustrations. Boards unevenly faded and slightly watermarked with some small punctures. Occasional light marginal marks o/w internally bright and attractive. Only volume published from a projected series of 5. (Book Ref #33429)  £30.00

PAVORD, A. Foliage. The National Trust guide to planning and planting. Pavilion: 1990 1st ed 111 pp, profuse colour photos and illustrations, selected reading list and suppliers. Board edges slightly faded o/w VG+/VG+. Celebrates a style of gardening in which foliage plants play a vital role, whether as permanent structural features or as interludes between more ephemeral displays of flowers. (Book Ref #17809)  £6.00

PAVORD, A. The Tulip. Bloomsbury: 1999 1st ed 438 pp, 130 plates, nearly all colour, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. The history, species and cultivars sumptuous illustrations tell the story of a plant which has had a profound effect on human behaviour. (Book Ref #29965)  £18.00

PAVORD, A. The Tulip. Bloomsbury: 1999 1st ed 438 pp, 130 plates, nearly all colour, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. The history, species and cultivars. Sumptuous illustrations tell the story of a plant, which has had a profound effect on human behaviour.. (Book Ref #33181)  £15.00

PAYNE JENNINGS. Sun Pictures of The Norfolk Broads. One hundred pictures from nature of the rivers and broads of Norfolk and Suffolk. Payne Jennings: n.d new ed unpaginated, numerous sun pictures, b/w page decorations. Publisher's brown pictorially embossed and gilt cloth. Some foxing mostly at the book's ends o/w VG+. A very bright and attractive copy. (Book Ref #26874)  £100.00

PEACOCK, C. Richard Parkes Bonington. Taplinger: 1980 1st ed 108 pp, 20 colour and profuse b/w illustrations, bibliog. Boards lightly rubbed o/w VG+/VG+. Broad survey of the artist's work, along with a biographical study. (Book Ref #20646)  £7.00

PEACOCK, J. Men's Fashion. The complete sourcebook. Thames & Hudson: 1996 1st ed 216 pp, over 1000 colour illustrations, biographies. Fine in a VG+ d/w. Comprehensive sourcebook tracing men's fashion from the French Revolution to the present day. (Book Ref #33562)  £20.00

PEAKE, M. Shapes and Sounds. Village: 1974 p/b rep 40 pp, cover by Mervyn Peake. Name tippexed out in upper margin of title page o/w VG+. A posthumous re-release of Peake's first book of poems, as strange and marvellous as any of his other works, with a preface by his widow Maeve. (Book Ref #27749)  £15.00

PEARLMAN, G. Young Frankenstein. Novelisation of the Mel Brooks film. Star Books: 1975 p/b 1st ed 158 pp, b/w photos, filmog. VG. (Book Ref #1)  £5.00

PEARS, P. (ed). The HDRA Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening. Dorling Kindersley: 2001 1st ed 416 pp, b/w photos, line drawings and diagrams. F/VG+. Includes A-Z directory of vegetables and salad crops, troubleshooting sections and up-to-date useful contacts. (Book Ref #25278)  £18.00

PEARSALL, D. John Lydgate. RKP: 1970 1st ed 312 pp, notes. Fine in a spine-faded d/w. One of the Medieval Authors series. A detailed analysis of Lydgate and his historical background intended to restore his reputation from obscurity. (Book Ref #30543)  £8.00

PEART, S. The Picture House in East Anglia. Terence Dalton: 1980 1st ed 180 pp, b/w photos, a survey of East Anglian Cinemas and Circuits. VG+ in VG d/w. Peart tells the story from the first Royal Cinematograph of 1897 at The Agricultural Hall, Norwich, to the cinema chains and their painful decline thanks to television. (Book Ref #32426)  £10.00

PEATLING, DR. A.V. (intro). Ancient Stained and Painted Glass in Surrey Churches. Butler and Tanner: 1930 1st ed 141 pp, 17 colour plates and b/w illustrations in text. Green cloth with gilt embossed roundel, lightly rubbed at the extremities o/w VG. Surrey Archaeological Society undertook this alphabetical gazetteer of churches by parish at a time when the county had experienced quite widespread destruction of medieval churches. (Book Ref #13822)  £25.00

PEETERS, F.. & VENTI, A.P. The Organ and its Music. Mercatorfonds: 1971 1st ed 341 pp, 65 large colour plates, 59 large b/w photos, numerous b/w figures,3 maps and location map of old organs in Netherlands, glossary, bibliog. Fine in torn and internally repaired d/w. Complete with 2 albums in separate boards, which appear to have scarcely been opened, all in somewhat scuffed slipcase. A complete picture of the organ in the low countries in the light of modern research. A synthesis of text, plates and records telling the story of the flowering of the Dutch organ in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. The introduction sets the 15th century scene while the epilogue tells of the 19th century decline of organ building. (Book Ref #16347)  £65.00

PEMBURY, B. & RAWLINGS, L. Rawhide. Dean: 1960 125 pp, colour frontis and two-colour illustrations throughout. Pictorial laminated boards, VG+. Exciting stories from the television series. (Book Ref #16888)  £10.00

PENMAN, SHARON. Falls The Shadow. M. Joseph: 1988 1st UK ed 550 pp, b/w endpaper maps and genealogical chart. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Sharon Penman's well-regarded novel on Simon de Montfort and his links with the Princes of Gwynedd. (Book Ref #33493)  £15.00

PENN, H. An Englishwoman's Garden. BBC: 1993 1st ed 224 pp, colour photos. Inscription o/w VG+/VG+. Describes both influential and lesser-known women and their garden activities. (Book Ref #25687)  £10.00

PENNY, G.J. The Quantocks: On English Hills. The Life and The Land. Somerset Books: 2004 1st ed 160 pp, profuse b/w photos. Fine in Fine d/w. Gary Penny produced these studies as Photographer-in-Residence for this area of outstanding natural beauty. (Book Ref #31275)  £15.00

PENNY, N. (ed). Reynolds. Weidenfeld: 1986 1st ed 408 pp, 88 colour plates, 319 b/w illustrations, bibliog. Page edges very slightly dusty o/w F in slightly nicked d/w. The catalogue for the 1986 Exhibition of Sir Joshua Reynold's work. His life, work, studio and technique and examined in the life of contemporary art and opinion. (Book Ref #16684)  £35.00

PEPPER, T. & KOBAL, J. The Man Who Shot Garbo. The Hollywood photographs of Clarence Sinclair Bull. Simon & Schuster: 1989 1st ed 256 pp, approx 200 b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. 'A photographic odyssey through Hollywood's golden age'. (Book Ref #11856)  £45.00

PEREIRA, W.D. The Battle of Tewkesbury. Line One: 1983 p/b 1st ed 120 pp, occasional b/w photos and line drawings and two duotone maps. VG. A carefully researched historical novella fleshed out with maps and illustrations, plus photographs of modern day Tewkesbury. (Book Ref #27892)  £5.00

PEREIRE, A. & VAN ZUYLAN, G. Private Gardens of France. Weidenfeld: 1983 1st ed 223 pp, 32 colour and 160 b/w plates, bibliog. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Thirty two of France's finest gardens, spanning designs from the early Renaissance to the mid 1980s. (Book Ref #33008)  £20.00

PERKINS, J. The Most Honourable Order of The Bath. A Historical and Descriptive Account. Isaac Pitman: 1913 1st ed 260 pp, b/w full page illustrations. Red gilt embossed cloth, t.e.g. Very light foxing and 1 marginal note on last page o/w VG+. (Book Ref #24114)  £12.00

PEROT, J. (Preface). Crimee 1854-1856. premiers reportages de guerre. Musee d 'l'Armee: 1994 p/b 1st ed 127 pp. Front card cover slightly torn and re-glued at spine hinge bottom and lightly creased o/w VG+ internally. Plate notes in French.. (Book Ref #33616)  £12.00

PERRAULT, C. & LE CAIN, ERROL. Cinderella. Or The Little Glass Slipper. Faber: 1972 1st ed unpaginated, colour and b/w illustrations throughout by Errol Le Cain. Board bottom lightly foxed and spine ends chipped o/w VG+ in slightly worn d/w with still bright, clean illustrations. (Book Ref #30750)  £20.00

PERRY, B. (ed) et al. American Ceramics. Rizzoli: 1989 1st ed 400 pp, 582 illustrations with some colour from the collection of The Everson Museum of Art, bibliog. Lower corners slightly bumped o/w VG+ in chipped d/w. A chronological history with five essays which views American ceramics as a major contributor to an American aesthetic. Barbara Perry was curator of ceramics at The Everson Museum of Art which initiated the first Ceramic National Exhibition in 1896. A 2300 gram book which would cost <@250>23.66 airmail and <@250>12.22 surface to the USA at printed paper rate. (Book Ref #33387)  £45.00

PERRY, F. Collins Guide to Waterlilies. And other aquatic plants. Collins: 1989 1st ed 160 pp, 100 colour photos. F/F. A well illustrated practical survey. (Book Ref #28030)  £8.00

PERRY, F. Scent in the Garden. Michael Joseph: 1989 1st ed 160 pp, numerous colour photos. F in torn d/w. The history and cultivation of plants for fragrance together with planting suggestions for every aspect and further uses for their scents. (Book Ref #12129)  £10.00

PERRY, G. Forever Ealing. Pavilion: 1985 p/b rep 200 pp, b/w photos throughout text, bibliog, filmog. Previous owner's name o/w VG. Celebration of the great British film studio. (Book Ref #33574)  £12.00

PERRY, G. Movies from the Mansion. A history of Pinewood Studios. Elm Tree: 1982 revised ed 191 pp, profuse b/w and some colour photos, bibliog, filmog. VG+ in spine-faded d/w. Roger Moore contributes a foreward to a lively and objective look at this unique British institution. (Book Ref #24903)  £18.00

PERRY, G. Movies from the Mansion. A History of Pinewood Studios. Elm Tree: 1976 1st ed 188 pp, profuse b/w and some colour photos, bibliog, filmog. VG in a spine-faded d/w. Trevor Howard contributes a foreword to a lively and objective look at this unique British institution. (Book Ref #31242)  £8.00

PERRY, G. The Great British Picture Show. Pavilion: 1985 revised and enlarged 386 pp, b/w photos, bibliographic guide to the British cinema. F/VG+. Examines the best of British cinema from the '90's to the 70's. (Book Ref #10076)  £12.00

PERRY, G. (ed). Paris in The Sixties. Pavilion: 2001 1st ed 127 pp, b/w and colour photos, photo captions. Fine in Fine d/w. 'Here in aptly chosen images is the essence of Paris in the Sixties from her bitter colonial war to her street riots'. (Book Ref #33829)  £10.00

PERRY, F (foreword). & ANON Collins Guide to Waterlilies. And other aquatic plants. Collins: 1989 1st ed 160 pp, numerous colour photos, bibliog. F/VG+. (Book Ref #25805)  £12.50

PETERS, E. & MORGAN, R. Strongholds and Sanctuaries. The Borderland of England and Wales. Alan Sutton: 1997 rep 184 pp, 100 colour photos, notes on access. Fine in a price-clipped o/w fine d/w. A journey along the border counties from Chepstow to Chester using the historical settings realised so vividly in Ellis Peter's medieval mysteries. (Book Ref #30953)  £5.00

PETHERICK, T. & ECLAIR, M. Heligan. Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 2004 1st ed 192 pp, colour photos throughout by Melanie Eclair. Fine in a slightly nicked d/w. (Book Ref #31790)  £10.00

PETTERSEN, CARMEN L. Maya of Guatemala. Life and Dress. Ixchel Textile Museum: 1976 1st ed 274 pp, full page colour portraits by the author including some fold-outs, colour photos, b/w line drawings. VG+ in an edge-worn and partly delaminated d/w. Text in English and Spanish. Please note this book weighs 2050 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #32758)  £25.00

PETTIGREW, T. Raising Hell. The rebel in the movies. Columbus: 1986 p/b 1st ed 192 pp, b/w photos. F. Cagney, Bogart, Brando, Dean.... (Book Ref #1839)  £7.50

PETTIGREW, T. The Bogart File. Golden Eagle: 1977 1st ed 212 pp, b/w photos, notes, filmog. Fine in a Fine d/w. A definitive compilation of fact and viewpoint. (Book Ref #7798)  £7.75

PEVSNER, N. High Victorian Design. A Study of the Exhibits of 1851. Architectural Press: 1951 1st ed 162 pp, 122 b/w line illustrations, footnotes. VG in a slightly edge-worn d/w. A study of some of the "examples of the hideous and the debased", otherwise known as the exhibits in the Great Exhibition at the Crystal Palace. (Book Ref #28283)  £20.00

PEVSNER, N. The Building of England: London Volume Two. Except the The Cities of London and Westminster. Penguin: 1969 rep 496 pp, b/w photos. VG+ in lightly edge-rubbed d/w. (Book Ref #32712)  £12.50

PEVSNER, N. The Building of England: South Lancashire. Penguin: 1969 1st ed 480 pp, b/w photos. Fine in a lightly edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #31714)  £15.00

PEYSER, J. The Memory of all That. The life of George Gershwin. Billboard: 1998 p/b rep 319 pp, b/w photos. VG+. Iconoclastic biography providing new insights. (Book Ref #20244)  £7.00

PFEIFFER, B. Frank Lloyd Wright. Taschen: 2000 rep 175 pp, colour and b/w illustrations throughout, biography, executed work. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #20771)  £20.00

PFEIFFER, L. & WORRALL, D. The Essential Bond. The authorized guide to the world of 007. Boxtree: 2000 p/b new ed 203 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos. F. "Vital reading for armchair secret agents everywhere". (Book Ref #16066)  £8.00

PHILLIPS, AUBREY. Watercolour Painting with Aubrey Phillips. Batsford: 1997 1st ed 127 pp, watercolours throughout by the author. VG+ in lightly nicked d/w. (Book Ref #33474)  £12.00

PHILLIPS, B. Tapestry. Phaidon: 1994 1st ed 240 pp, profuse b/w illustrations, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Please note this book weighs 1975 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33556)  £15.00

PHILLIPS, BARTY. Tapestry. Phaidon: 1994 1st ed 240 pp, profuse colour illustrations, glossary, tapestry collections, buying & caring for tapestries, bibliog. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Please note this book weighs 1875 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33510)  £15.00

PHILLIPS, R. Wild Flowers of Britain. Pan: 1977 p/b 1st ed 190 pp, over 1000 colour photos. F. Comprehensive descriptions set out sequentially by season. (Book Ref #20783)  £10.00

PHILLIPS, R. & LAND, L. The 3000 Mile Garden. Viking: 1996 1st US ed 330 pp, line drawings, sources, plant list. A Fine copy in a price-clipped d/w. Signed by both authors on the title page. An exchange of letters between two eccentric gourmet gardeners, one in London, England, one in Cushing, Maine U.S.A.. (Book Ref #33258)  £25.00

PHILLIPS, R. & RIX, M. Bulbs. Photographic guide to over 800 hardy bulbs. Pan: 1989 p/b enlarged ed 255 pp, profuse colour photos. F. Martyn Rix's exhaustive knowledge of how and where to plant meets Roger Phillip's superb photographic record of flowering order. (Book Ref #22440)  £10.00

PHILLIPS, R. & RIX, M. Perennials. Vol 1 Early. Pan: 1991 1st ed 240 pp, over 1,250 colour photos. F/VG+. (Book Ref #29389)  £16.50

PHILLIPS, R. & RIX, M. The Botanical Garden. Vol I trees and shrubs, Vol II perennials and annuals. Macmillan: 2002 1st ed 491 pp, 539 pp, profuse colour photos, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w in slipcase. A photographic record of the genera of trees and shrubs of interest to gardeners. (Book Ref #29570)  £65.00

PICARD, C. (foreword). Delphes. Photographies De Georges De Mire. Editions Du Chene-Paris: 1943 1st ed 334 pp, profuse b/w illustrations. Cream cloth a little grubby o/w VG. Text in French. (Book Ref #22650)  £12.00

PICARD, G. Roman Painting. Elek: 1970 1st ed 104 pp, 43 colour, 37 b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+ in VG d/w. The first thorough and specialised study to appear for many years assessed the Latin contribution to the science of perspective and the handling of space and colour on flat walls. (Book Ref #32849)  £12.00

PICKEN, T.G. The History of Minchinhampton Town Band. T.G Picken: 1977 p/b 1st ed 16 pp, b/w photos and illustrations throughout. VG+. A charming, brief history of the band which ran from 1860 to the mid 1920s. (Book Ref #30673)  £18.00

PICKFORD, I. Starting to Collect Antique Silver. Antique Collectors Club: 2003 enlarged ed 190 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos, names & makers, bibliog. Fine in a fine d/w. A comprehensive look at the subject, suitable for beginners and collectors alike, with a large number of photos appearing in book form for the first time. (Book Ref #27686)  £10.00

PIENKOWSKI, JAN. Pension zum ewigen Frieden. Lieferanten den Hintereingang benutzen!. Visual Communications: 1979 1st ed unpaginated, 6 double page pop-ups and transformations. Pictorial laminated boards. A Fine copy. German text. (Book Ref #33238)  £30.00

PIERSON, J. Spike Mike Slackers and Dykes. A Guided Tour across a Decade of Independent American Cinema. Faber: 1996 p/b 1st UK ed 374 pp, b/w photos. VG. (Book Ref #21823)  £9.00

PIGGOTT, J. (ed). Shackleton. The Arctic and Endurance. Dulwich College: 2000 p/b 1st ed 158 pp, b/w and colour photos throughout. Spine bottom bumped, gift inscription o/w VG+. (Book Ref #32772)  £18.00

PIGNATTI, T. & MULCAHY, S. (trans.). Master Drawings. From Cave Art to Picasso. Guild: 1981 1st UK ed 397 pp, 290 colour , 35 b/w illustrations, bibliog. Stamps on rear endpaper o/w VG+/VG+. A history of art focused solely on drawings in pencil, charcoal, chalks, watercolours, pastels and tinted papers. Arranged chronologically by country and divided into 14 sections. (Book Ref #30646)  £25.00

PIKESLEY, RICHARD. Collins Oils Workshop. A Practical Course in Oil Painting to Develop Skills and Confidence. Harper Collins: 1997 1st ed 128 pp, colour illustrations. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #32572)  £20.00

PINDER-WILSON, R.H. (foreword). Paintings From The Muslim Courts of India. World of Islam Festival: 1976 p/b 1st ed 98 pp, 10 colour and numerous b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+. Published to coincide with the 1976 World of Islam Festival Exhibition at The British Museum. Paintings from The Mughal and Deccan Courts. (Book Ref #31163)  £6.50

PINES, J. Blacks In Films. Studio Vista: 1975 1st ed 143 pp, b/w stills throughout text, bibliog, filmog. Page edges browned o/w VG+ in slightly creased d/w. 'A survey of racist themes and images in American film'. (Book Ref #19200)  £15.00

PINES, J. (ed). Black And White in Colour. BFI: 1992 1st ed 224 pp, b/w photos throughout. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #4291)  £7.50

PINES, J. (ed). Black And White in Colour. BFI: 1992 1st ed 224 pp, b/w photos throughout. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #4292)  £7.50

PINFOLD, M. Louis Armstrong. His Life and Times. Omnibus: 1988 p/b rep 143 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. VG. Part of the 'Jazz Life and Times' series. (Book Ref #21420)  £7.50

PINION, F.B. A Hardy Companion. A Guide to The Works of Thomas Hardy and Their Background. Macmillan: 1984 rep 558 pp, b/w photos, glossary. Ex-Library with only one small stamp under the title o/w Fine in a VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #33043)  £13.50

PINN, KEITH. Paktong. The Chinese Alloy in Europe 1680-1920. Antique Collectors Club: 1999 1st ed 190 pp, 17 colour plates and over 100 b/w illustrations, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. This rare 16th century Chinese alloy was relatively unknown until Pinn's book, based largely around his own collection. His painstaking research has traced Paktong from its Chinese origins to eighteenth century Britain and Mathew Boulton's experiments with the alloy. (Book Ref #33381)  £40.00

PINTER, H. The Heat Of The Day. Faber: 1989 p/b 1st ed 103 pp. F. Adaptation for television of Elizabeth Bowen's novel. (Book Ref #9039)  £2.99

PIPER, D. & VARIOUS The Genius of British Painting. BCA: 1975 rep 352 pp, 64 pages colour illustrations, 300 b/w illustrations, bibliog. F/VG+. Fully illustrated and authoritative survey of the British tradition of painting from the Middle Ages to the 1970s, with contributions from seven experts in their particular fields. (Book Ref #10838)  £18.00

PIRIE, D. (ed). Anatomy of the Movies. Inside the film industry - the money, the power, the people, the craft, the movies. Windward: 1981 1st UK ed 320 pp, b/w photos throughout text. F in edge worn d/w. 'Comprehensive and entertaining survey of the inner workings of the movie industry'. (Book Ref #12400)  £8.00

PISSARRO, J. Monet's Cathedral. Rouen 1892 - 1894. Pavilion: 1990 1st ed 96 pp, 30 colour plates. VG+ in a lightly edge-worn d/w. A comprehensive study of this series, unique in their close and consistent focus on a single, central motif. (Book Ref #32324)  £20.00

PISSARRO, J. Monet's Cathedral. Rouen 1892 - 1894. Pavilion: 1990 1st ed 96 pp, 30 colour plates. VG+ in a VG+ d/w. A comprehensive study of this series, unique in their close and consistent focus on a single, central motif. (Book Ref #32957)  £20.00

PITCHFORD, R. & COOMBS, F. The Projectionists Handbook. A complete guide to cinema operating. Watkins-Pitchford: 1933 1st ed 351 pp, b/w photos and figures. Ex-library (reserve stock) with small lable on backstrip and usual stamps. Front hinge a little tender and extremities lightly rubbed o/w VG+. Profiles all the principle projectors of the day. (Book Ref #13916)  £30.00

PITMAN, I. And Clouds Flying. A book of wild fowl. Faber: 1947 1st ed 152 pp, monochrome illustrations and two colour plates by Peter Scott. Minor foxing to eps o/w VG+ in tatty d/w with losses to front and back. Lively and enjoyable account of the author's adventures; Peter Scott liked the manuscript so much that he did a new series of drawings to illustrate the text. (Book Ref #11142)  £15.00

PLATT, C. The Parish Churches of Medieval England. Secker & Warburg: 1981 p/b 1st ed 185 pp, b/w photos throughout, notes. F/VG+. By the author of 'The English Medieval Town'. (Book Ref #28473)  £12.50

PLATT, C.A. Italian Gardens. Thames & Hudson: 1993 1st ed 170 pp, 73 b/w photos and line drawings. Fine in a Fine d/w. The original 1894 publication has been supplemented with an overview by Keith Morgan and with twenty additional pictures taken by Platt. (Book Ref #23372)  £14.00

PLATTS, A. & HAINTON, G.H. Education in Gloucestershire. A Short History. G.C.C: 1954 1st ed 128 pp, b/w photos. Spine and back board slightly faded, previous owners name o/w VG. Published to celebrate 50 years of service by Gloucestershire Education Committee. (Book Ref #33125)  £5.00

PLIMPTON, G. Fireworks. A History and Celebration. Anchor: 1984 p/b 1st ed 286 pp, colour and b/w photos. Corners curled o/w VG. 'A lively account of pyrotechnic display'. (Book Ref #29125)  £12.00

PLUMPTRE, G. Classic Planting. Ward Lock: 1998 1st ed 160 pp, profuse colour photos. F/VG+. Takes the reader into the gardens of expert gardeners to see how they achieve the stunning effects that make their gardens famous. Features Beth Chatto, Christopher Lloyd, Rosemary Verey, Penelope Hobhouse and many others. (Book Ref #22006)  £12.00

PLUMPTRE, G. The Water Garden. Styles, Designs and Visions. Thames & Hudson: 2003 p/b 1st ed 208 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos, famous gardens, bibliog. Fine. Photography by Hugh Palmer illustrates both grand and small gardens thoughout the world in which water is paramount. (Book Ref #30064)  £8.50

PLUMPTRE, G. The Water Garden. Styles, Designs and Visions. Thames & Hudson: 2003 p/b 1st ed 208 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos, famous gardens, bibliog. VG+. Photography by Hugh Palmer illustrates both grand and small gardens thoughout the world in which water is paramount. (Book Ref #30065)  £7.50

PLUMPTRE, G. & PALMER, H. Garden Ornament. Five hundred years of history and practice. Thames & Hudson: 1989 1st ed 256 pp, 506 illustrations, 150 in col. F/F. Taking the principal categories of garden ornament in turn, the author shows how, over the last 500 years, garden designers have used stone, wood and metal to enhance and modify the natural features of the landscape. (Book Ref #25300)  £25.00

PLUMPTRE, G. & PALMER, H. Garden Ornament. Five hundred years of history and practice. Doubleday: 1989 1st ed 256 pp, 506 illustrations, 150 in colour. Fine in VG d/w. Taking the principal categories of garden ornament in turn, the author shows how, over the last 500 years, garden designers have used stone, wood and metal to enhance and modify the natural features of the landscape. (Book Ref #33029)  £15.00

POE, E.A. & RACKHAM, A. (Illus). Poe's Tales of Mystery and Imagination. Octopus: 1986 rep 318 pp, 12 colour plates, b/w line drawings and decorations by Arthur Rackham. Page edges yellowing o/w F/F. (Book Ref #27452)  £13.50

POLE, L. Iwa L'Ewa. V & A: 1999 1st ed 89 pp, colour and b/w photos. Laminated boards. Near Fine. Yoruba and Benin Collections in the Victoria and Albert Museum. The title is a Yoruba saying, meaning "Character is beauty." Includes a cultural background. (Book Ref #31665)  £10.00

POLK, B. Christchurch Priory. Academy: 1994 p/b 1st ed 96 pp, 50 b/w plates, Appendix, bibliog. Fine. Architectural monograph exploring Christchurch Priory in Dorset. (Book Ref #22514)  £6.50

POLLET, M. John Skelton. Poet of Tudor England. Dent: 1971 1st ed 301 pp, a few b/w photos, bibliog. F in d/w with browned spine. The last poet of Medieval England, tutor to the future Henry VIII, who was considered a political and social satirist in his day. A scholarly but vivid biography. (Book Ref #13442)  £10.00

POLLEY, R. & WODMAN, J. Spirit of Nature. Poetry of The Earth. Devon Books: 1994 1st ed 112 pp, colour photos. Fine in a lightly marked d/w. Photographic sketches of Devon, reflecting and interpreting the landscape, recording differences, and changes over a period of time. (Book Ref #31821)  £8.00

PONTING, K.G. The Woollen Industry of South-West England. Adams & Dart: 1971 1st ed 214 pp, 55 b/w photos, textile glossary, bibliog. Blacked out previous owner's name o/w VG+/VG+. Particularly useful for its gazetteer of sites of interest. (Book Ref #25439)  £20.00

PORTER, P. The Most Famous Car in the World. The Story of The First E-Type Jaguar. Orion: 2000 1st ed 240 pp, colour and b/w photos. F/F. Porter is the world's leading authority on the E-Type. (Book Ref #25304)  £15.00

POSTGATE, OLIVER. Clangers: The Hoopicopter. Little, Brown & Co: 1992 1st ed unpaginated, colour illustrations by Peter Firmin. Laminated boards. A fine copy. Tiny Clanger flies off to the nest of the Iron Chicken and takes tea, much to the consternation of the other Clangers. (Book Ref #28762)  £15.00

POSTGATE, O. & FIRMIN, P. Bagpuss on a Rainy Day. Picture Lions: 1974 p/b 1st thus unpaginated, colour pictures throughout by Peter Firmin. Front corners slightly creased o/w VG+. Filled with Madeleine, Gabriel, Professor Yaffle, The Marvellous Mechanical Mouse Organ and, of course, that saggy old cloth cat. (Book Ref #31485)  £7.00

POSTGATE, O. & FIRMIN, P. Silly Old Uncle Feedle. Carousel: 1977 p/b rep unpaginated, colour pictures throughout by Peter Firmin. Bottom corner slightly creased throughout o/w VG. One of the Bagpuss stories. (Book Ref #31484)  £7.00

POTTER, B. The Tailor of Gloucester. From the Original Manuscript. Frederick Warne: 1970 rep 64 pp, 11 colour plates. Inscription o/w VG+/VG. A longer version of the Beatrix Potter classic, with added nursery rhymes. (Book Ref #30720)  £6.50

POTTER, B. The Tale of Mr Tod. Warne: n.d (1945) rep 94 pp, jacket, 15 colour plates and numerous b/w vignettes by Beatrix Potter. Near Fine in an edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #23763)  £25.00

POTTER, B. The Tale of Samuel Whiskers. Or the roly-poly pudding. F.Warne and Co. Ltd: n.d (1950's) rep 75 pp, colour plates and b/w illustrations. Small inscription on f.ep o/w F in price clipped and chipped d/w. (Book Ref #14488)  £15.00

POTTER, DOROTHY BENEDICT. Fabulous. Oliver & Boyd: 1965 1st UK ed 220 pp, jacket and b/w illustrations by Joseph Papin. Top edge lightly foxed, endpapers very slightly browned o/w VG+ in lightly edge-worn d/w. The sequel to Pagan the Black. (Book Ref #24062)  £15.00

POWELL, C. Italy in the Age of Turner. The Garden of the World. Dulwich Picture Gallery: 1998 p/b 1st ed 120 pp, 104 b/w and colour illustrations, list of exhibits, bibliog. Front bottom corner lightly creased o/w VG+. Released to mark the 1998 exhibition at Dulwich Picture Gallery. (Book Ref #25228)  £8.00

POWELL, C. Turner in Germany. Tate Gallery: 1995 p/b 1st ed 248 pp, profuse colour illustrations, bibliog. Near Fine. Published to coincide with the Tate Exhibition of 1995. (Book Ref #28268)  £15.00

POWELL, D. The Golden Screen. Fifty years of film. Pavilion: 1989 1st ed 302 pp. F/F. Edited by George Perry, these reviews convey the 'open-minded and sympathetic approach' which made Powell so readable over such a time span. (Book Ref #27693)  £10.00

POWELL, K. City Transformed. Urban Architecture at the beginning of the 21st Century. Laurence King: 2000 1st ed 255 pp, 330 colour illustrations. F/F. (Book Ref #24447)  £12.99

POWELL, M. A Life in Movies. Heinemann: 1986 1st ed 705 pp, b/w photos, filmog. Page edges lightly foxed o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. 'A marvellous entertainment, evocative and richly anecdotal'. (Book Ref #32789)  £20.00

PRAEGER, J. & McLINTOCK, T. (trans). The Motion Picture. From magic lantern to sound film. Bailey Bros: 1974 1st UK ed 240 pp. Date o/w F in chipped d/w. History of film for young readers mixing fact and fiction. (Book Ref #6828)  £12.00

PRATHER, M. & STUCKEY, C.F. (eds). Gauguin. A Retrospective. Hugh Lauter Levin: 1987 1st ed 387 pp, 125 colour plates plus numerous b/w illustrations, Chronology. Page edges slightly marked o/w VG+ in slightly nicked d/w. A fine selection of essays by and about Gauguin, interspersed with quality reproductions of the artist's work including a number of gatefold plates. (Book Ref #24293)  £35.00

PRATT, M. Winchelsea. The Tale of a Medieval Town. Self Published: 2005 1st ed 276 pp, 95 b/w illustrations. Fine in a Fine d/w. Signed with an affectionate dedication by the author. (Book Ref #33280)  £12.00

PRATT BOORMAN, H. & TORR, V.J. Kent Churches. Kent Messenger: 1972 rep 173 pp, numerous b/w illustrations. Inscription o/w Fine in a lightly edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #29973)  £10.00

PREJEAN, A. The Sky and the Stars. The memoirs of Albert Prejean, translated by Virginia Graham. Harvill: 1956 1st ed 216 pp, b/w photos. VG in worn d/w with some loss at spine head. Entertaining study of the First World War ace who sprang to fame in Rene Clair's 'Italian Straw Hat'. (Book Ref #9447)  £8.50

PREJEAN, A. The Sky and the Stars. The memoirs of Albert Prejean, translated by Virginia Graham. Harvill: 1956 1st ed 216 pp, b/w photos. VG in frayed d/w with some loss at spine head. Entertaining study of the First World War ace who sprang to fame in Rene Clair's 'Italian Straw Hat'. (Book Ref #12775)  £8.50

PREMOLI-DROULERS, F. Writer's Houses. Cassell: 1997 p/b 1st thus 199 pp, profuse colour photos by Erica Lennard. Corners slightly creased o/w VG+. With introduction by Marguerite Duras. Writers include Durrell, Woolfe and Dylan Thomas. (Book Ref #33393)  £10.00

PRENTICE, H. The Gardens of Southern California. Chronicle: 1990 1st ed 255 pp, profuse colour photos, notesA permanent record of Southern California's captivating gardens, many of which are of national importance. (Book Ref #9374)  £13.50

PRESTON, L. Shadows of Change. Photographs of a Disappearing Industrial Landscape. Creative Monochrome: 1993 1st ed 109 pp, profuse b/w photos by Leigh Preston, Notes. Fine in a Fine d/w. "Leigh Preston is one of the chosen few ... he lays before us images which are more than specific portraits of places: he also imbues them with an authentic mood and poetry." Graham Ovenden. (Book Ref #33826)  £15.00

PREVOST, ABBE. Manon Lescaut. Readers Library: n.d 1st thus 250 pp. VG in edgeworn d/w with some loss at the top and bottom of the backstrip. Cover shows Lya de Putti as the heroine of the Wardour film. (Book Ref #10927)  £15.00

PRICE, A. Spitfire at War. Ian Allan: 1988 sixth imp 160 pp, b/w photos throughout, photo credits. F/F. (Book Ref #24174)  £12.00

PRICE, E. The Winter Garden. Structure, planting and romance in the garden in winter. Salamander: 1996 p/b 1st ed 128 pp, profuse colour photos by Clive Nichols. Bottom corner of front d/w flap creased o/w Fine in a Fine d/w. Signed dedication by the author on front endpaper. Explores the aesthetic 'bone structure' of the garden in its winter pallor. (Book Ref #32091)  £12.00

PRIEST, G. (ed). & COBB, P. (ed). The Fight for Bristol. Planning and the growth of public protest. Bristol Civic Society: 1980 p/b 1st ed 124 pp, b/w photos and illustrations throughout. Inscription o/w VG. Documents the growth of public protest in one city which reflects disenchantment with the whole planning system. (Book Ref #33126)  £6.00

PROCTOR, R. Wild Flowers. Country classics for the contemporary gardener. Cassell: 1991 1st ed 170 pp, profuse colour photos, stockists list, bibliog. VG+ in a slightly chipped d/w. Over 70 flower portraits. (Book Ref #24301)  £12.00

PROCTOR, R. & GRAY, R. Annuals. Yearly classics for the contemporary garden. Cassell: 1991 1st ed 160 pp, numerous colour photos and illustrations, sources, bibliog. Boards lightly shelf worn o/w VG+/VG+. The perfect guide, source and reference for the gardener with an interest in antique species. (Book Ref #15063)  £8.00

PROKOFIEV, SERGE. Prokofiev on Prokofiev. A Composer's Memoir. Macdonald: 1979 1st UK ed 206 pp, b/w photos, notes. VG+ in a creased and slightly torn d/w. A detailed memoir of the first seventeen years of Prokofiev's life, including his admission to The St. Petersberg Academy where he studied under Rimsky Korsakov, Lyadov, Tcherepnin and Glazunov. (Book Ref #32262)  £10.00

PROVENSEN, A. & PROVENSEN, M. Leonardo Da Vinci. The Artist. Inventor. Scientist in Three Dimensional, Movable Pictures. Viking: 1984 1st ed unpaginated, profuse illustrations. A Fine Copy. (Book Ref #30439)  £10.00

PUGH, R.B. & HERBERT, N.M. The Victoria History of The County of Gloucester. Vol X. O.U.P: 1972 1st ed 322 pp, b/w illustrations, 11 b/w maps, plans and figures. Fine in a VG+ d/w. Covers The Hundreds of Westbury and Whitstone. Please note that this book weighs over 2 kilos and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33583)  £50.00

PURNELL, F. & WILLIAMS, S.W. Jubilee History of the Gloucester Co-Operative and Industrial Society Limited. John Jennings: 1910 1st ed 284 pp, b/w photos. Blue gilt cloth lightly marked. Endpapers lightly browned o/w a Fine copy. (Book Ref #26180)  £20.00

PUTNAM, D. Enigma. Biography of David Putnam. Mainstream: 1988 1st ed 480 pp, b/w photos. M/M. (Book Ref #787)  £7.50

PYM, J. Film on Four. A Survey 1982/1991. BFI: 1992 1st ed 224 pp, b/w photos, budgets, credits. F/F. The first comprehensive survey of this once innovative, and now sadly defunct, commissioner. (Book Ref #25707)  £10.00

PYTHON, M. Monty Python's Flying Circus. Just the words volume 2. Methuen: 1989 1st ed 325 pp, b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards slightly chipped at the corners o/w VG+. Complete scripts from the last 22 episodes. (Book Ref #19058)  £6.50

PYTHON, MONTY. Monty Python's Flying Circus. Just The Words Vol 2. Methuen: 1989 rep 325 pp, b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. VG+. (Book Ref #29022)  £6.50

QUANNE, M. Prison Paintings. John Murray: 1985 1st ed unpaginated, 22 colour paintings. F/F. Powerful and convincing self-taught primitive art. (Book Ref #28226)  £3.00

QUANTRILL, M. & QUANTRILL, E. Monuments of Another Age. The City of London Churches. Quartet: 1975 1st ed 128 pp, numerous b/w photos by Malcolm Quantrill, b/w figures, maps and architects plans. VG+/VG+. Signed dedication from the author on the title page. A survey of church building in the city since The Middle Ages with a gazetteer listing the churches tucked away between high rise offices and financial institutions. (Book Ref #17132)  £12.50

QUAYLE, E. Old Cook Books. An Illustrated History. Studio Vista: 1978 1st ed 256 pp, over a 100 b/w illustrations, bibliog. F in lightly spine faded and edge worn d/w. 'More than the definitive bioliographical history'. (Book Ref #15816)  £20.00

QUAYLE, E. The Collector's Book of Books. Studio Vista: 1971 1st ed 144 pp, b/w and colour illustrations throughout, glossary. VG+ in lightly edge worn d/w. The first general work to consider the entire history of English literature from the viewpoint of the book collector, it remains a useful reference. (Book Ref #10412)  £25.00

QUILICI, F. Italy From the Air. Artus: 1987 1st ed 160 pp, colour photos throughout. Erased price on front endpaper o/w Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #32868)  £15.00

QUINEY, A. The Traditional Buildings of England. Thames & Hudson: 1995 p/b rep 224 pp, 193 illustrations, 81 in colour, bibliog. Owner's name o/w VG+. A survey of England's rich and varied vernacular tradition, augmented by substantial original research, and ending with the recent re-evaluation of traditional craftsmanship. (Book Ref #32376)  £14.00

QUINLAN, D. Quinlan's Film Directors. Batsford: 1999 new ed 384 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Full updates on active careers and 50 pages of new entries. (Book Ref #23183)  £15.00

QUINLAN, D. The Illustrated Guide to Film Directors. Batsford: 1983 1st ed 334 pp, 250 b/w photos, bibliog. VG+/VG+. Dedicated by Quinlan in front endpaper. 570 career studies and assessments including complete filmographies, TV work and shorts. Signed dedication by the author. (Book Ref #4417)  £20.00

QUINLAN, D. The Illustrated Guide to Film Directors. Batsford: 1983 1st ed 334 pp, 250 b/w photos, bibliog. F/VG+. 570 career studies and assessments including complete filmographies, TV work and shorts. (Book Ref #15456)  £18.00

QUINLAN, D. The Illustrated Guide to Film Directors. Batsford: 1983 1st ed 334 pp, 250 b/w photos, bibliog. VG+/VG+. 570 career studies and assessments including complete filmographies, TV work and shorts. (Book Ref #28705)  £12.00

QUINN, M. Incarnate. Booth-Clibborn: 1998 1st ed unpaginated, profuse colour photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. A collection to celebrate Sensation artist Marc Quinn's Gagosian Gallery, New York exhibition, featuring a story by Will Self, a phone conversation between Brian Eno and the artist and various essays. (Book Ref #23790)  £28.00

QUIRK, L. The Films of Fredric March. Citadel: 1971 1st ed 255 pp, b/w photos throughout, notes on 18 March plays 1920-1961. F in edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #2018)  £12.00

QUIRK, L. The Films of Fredric March. Citadel: 1971 1st ed 255 pp, b/w photos throughout, notes on 18 March plays 1920-1961. Enthusiastic gluing has left marked the front endpaper edge o/w a VG+ clean copy in edge worn d/w with small surface loss on front panel. (Book Ref #33468)  £8.00

QUIRK, L. The Films of Ingrid Bergman. Citadel: 1989 p/b rep 241 pp, profuse b/w photos, stage and TV appearances. VG+. (Book Ref #1567)  £8.00

QUIRK, L. The Films of Joan Crawford. Citadel: 1970 p/b 1st ed 220 pp, profuse b/w photos. Covers rubbed, good. A lavishly illustrated filmography, covering everything from Crawford's early silent movies up to 1968's Berserk. (Book Ref #24538)  £6.00

QUIRK, L. The Films of Warren Beatty. Citadel: 1990 p/b 1st ed 234 pp, profuse b/w photos. VG. (Book Ref #1206)  £8.00

QUIRK, L. The Films of William Holden. Citadel: 1973 1st US ed 254 pp, numerous b/w photos, filmog. VG+ in d/w rubbed at extremities, edge-worn with 1 " closed tear. Complete record of Holden's life and career up to 1973. (Book Ref #29870)  £18.00

QUIRK, L.J. The Complete Films of William Powell. Citadel: 1990 p/b rep 254 pp, profuse b/w photos. Slightly spine-faded o/w VG+. (Book Ref #32814)  £12.00

QUIRK, L.J. The Passionate Life of Bette Davis. Robson: 1990 1st ed 464 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, Filmog. VG+ in spine-faded d/w. "Here are the stories that could not be told before..." including Howard Hughes' chronic impotence, Davis' affairs and much more. (Book Ref #24504)  £10.00

R.C.H.M. York Historic Buildings in the Central Area. A photographic record. HMSO: 1981 p/b 1st ed Unpaginated, 200 pages of photographs, some colour. Spine ends lightly bumped o/w VG+. Based on the fifth volume of the Royal Commission's complete inventory of the city and includes all of the 200 pages of photos from that volume. (Book Ref #14786)  £8.00

R.C.H.M. York: Historic Buildings in the Central Area. A Photographic Record. HMSO: 1981 p/b 1st ed unpaginated, 200 pages of photographs, some colour. Fine. Based on the fifth volume of the Royal Commission's complete inventory of the city and includes all of the 200 pages of photos from that volume. (Book Ref #24724)  £12.00

RABIER, B. Gideon in Africa. Methuen: 1978 1st UK ed unpaginated, pictorial cover, sepia endpapers and colour illustrations throughout. Pictorial boards lightly soiled, bottom corners lightly rubbed o/w a bright VG+ copy. (Book Ref #14953)  £12.00

RADICE, B. Ettore Sottsass. A Critical Biography. Thames & Hudson: 1993 1st ed 261 pp, over a 100 colour photos. Ex-Library with barcode and usual stamps on the prelims o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. A monograph which covers the many fields of Sottsass's creativity at Olivetti's design department. (Book Ref #33132)  £20.00

RAEBURN, M. The Chronicle of Opera. Thames & Hudson: 1998 1st US ed 256 pp, 200 b/w, 100 colour illustrations, bibliog, discog. F in torn d/w. (Book Ref #23387)  £10.00

RAGUIN, V.C. The History of Stained Glass. The Art of Light Medieval to Contemporary. Thames & Hudson: 2008 p/b 1st p/b 288 pp, profuse ccolour illustrations, glossary, bibliog. VG+. Please note this book weighs 1650 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #33784)  £16.00

RAINEY, A. Mosaics in Roman Britain. A Gazetteer. David & Charles: 1973 1st ed 205 pp, b/w photos, glossary, abbreviations, bibliog. VG+ in a spine-faded d/w. Several mosaic postcards laid in. Includes a brief history and discussion on the possible sources of designs, together with materials and methods of construction. (Book Ref #30671)  £12.00

RAINEY, B. Saddle Aces of the Cinema. A.S. Barnes: n.d 1st ed 307 pp, over 200 b/w photos. VG+ in edge worn d/w. Deals with the stars of silent and sound westerns and including the neglected and underrated in the genre with a full chapter on each of the selected artists. (Book Ref #5735)  £20.00

RAMSDEN, C. London Bookbinders. 1780 - 1840. Batsford: 1987 rep 155 pp, a few b/w illustrations. VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #25044)  £8.00

RAMSEY, F, Jnr. A Guide to Long Play Jazz Records. Da Capo: 1977 enlarged ed 282 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. VG+. First published in 1954, expanded with supplementary listings. Indexes to both titles and artists. (Book Ref #21104)  £20.00

RANDALL, G. The English Parish Church. Batsford: 1982 1st ed 192 pp, 162 b/w photos, notes, bibliog. F/F. An illuminating and in-depth study taking in art history, theology, architecture and social history. (Book Ref #26833)  £8.00

RANDALL, J.E. Coastal Fishes of Oman. The Complete Diver's and Fisherman's Guide to. Crawford House: 1995 1st ed 439 pp, 1152 small colour photos, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Produced as a result of fieldwork by the author on the diverse inshore fish found in the Gulfs of Oman and Arabia and the Arabian Sea bordering Oman. 52 new species were found during this survey alone. (Book Ref #30370)  £30.00

RANKIN, G. Magnolias. Hamlyn: 1999 1st ed 128 pp, colour photos, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Tailored for both the first time and the experienced grower. (Book Ref #22291)  £4.99

RANSON, R. Big Brush Watercolour. David & Charles: 1990 rep 128 pp, numerous colour illustrations. F/F. How to make effective use of the Japanese hake brush. (Book Ref #24899)  £10.00

RANSON, R. Edward Seago. David & Charles: 1991 5th Imp 96 pp, 90 colour illustrations, line drawings and b/w photos, exhibitions, bibliog. VG+ in d/w slightly scratched on front panel margin. The richness and variety of Seago's landscapes and seascapes. (Book Ref #33147)  £25.00

RAVEDA, V. Khymer Mythology. Secrets of Ankor. Weatherhill: 1998 p/b new ed 181 pp, colour photography throughout, glossary, bibliog. Fine. An explanation of the stories in stone. (Book Ref #32780)  £15.00

RAVEN, J. A Botanist's Garden. Collins: 1971 1st ed 271 pp, colour and b/w photos throughout. VG+ in torn and edge worn d/w. (Book Ref #12729)  £8.00

RAVETZ, J. City Region 2020. Integrated Palnning for a Sustainable Environment. Earthscan: 2000 p/b 1st UK ed 307 pp, b/w tables and charts. Pencil date o/w VG+. A 25 year horizon drawn from the most detailed and comprehensive case study of a long-established metropolitan area ever undertaken. (Book Ref #26875)  £15.00

RAWLENCE, C. The Missing Reel. Collins: 1990 1st ed 306 pp, b/w photos, chapter notes. M/M. The untold story of Le Prince, possibly the inventor of moving pictures. (Book Ref #5924)  £9.00

RAWLENCE, C. The Missing Reel. The untold story of the lost inventor of moving pictures. Collins: 1990 1st ed 306 pp, b/w photos, chapter notes. VG+ in slightly chipped d/w. The fascinating story of Le Prince's disappearance and of his family's tragic determination to prove that he was the true father of film. (Book Ref #21453)  £10.00

RAWLINGS, T. Who Killed Christopher Robin?. The truth behind the murder of Brian Jones. Boxtree: 1994 1st ed 227 pp, b/w photos, appendix. Bottom corners lightly bumped, two small marks on front endpapers o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. The first book to name Brian Jones' murderer, with a complete chronology of events in the days and hours leading up to his death. (Book Ref #32970)  £15.00

RAWLINGS, T. Who Killed Christopher Robin?. The truth behind the murder of Brian Jones. Boxtree: 1994 1st ed 227 pp, b/w photos, appendix. Fine in a Fine d/w. The first book to name Brian Jones' murderer, with a complete chronology of events in the days and hours leading up to his death. (Book Ref #32971)  £25.00

RAWLINSON, W.G. & FINBERG, A.J. The Watercolours of J.M.W Turner. The Studio: 1909 1st ed 42 pp text, 30 tissue guarded colour plates. Paper covers lightly creased at bottom corner. A light scattering of foxing over prelims and page edges o/w VG+. The plates are in superb condition. Special Spring Edition. (Book Ref #19066)  £25.00

RAWORTH, J. & BRADLEY, V. The New Indoor Gardener. Collins & Brown: 1998 1st ed 192 pp, colour photos throughout. VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #32848)  £10.00

RAY, G.R. The Illustrator and the Book in England. From 1790 to 1914. Dover: 1991 p/b rep 336 pp, bibliog. Fine. Conceived as a catalogue for an exhibition for the Pierpoint Morgan Library, this became a series of thoughtful essays and detailed bibliographical descriptions by the originator of the collection. This version is slightly abridged. (Book Ref #13300)  £15.00

RAYNER, J. The Films of Peter Weir. Cassell: 1998 p/b 1st ed 228 pp, Chapter Notes, bibliog, Filmog. F. An in-depth look at the films of the director of Witness, Picnic at Hanging Rock and Dead Poets Society. (Book Ref #23637)  £5.00

RCHM ENGLAND. Churches of South-East Wiltshire. HMSO: 1987 p/b 1st ed 259 pp, profuse b/w illustrations and photos, bibliog. VG+. Richly illustrated survey which will appeal to architectural historians as well as non-specialists. (Book Ref #11217)  £12.00

READ, H. (Intro). Henry Moore. Sculpture and Drawings. Lund Humphries: 1946 2nd ed unpaginated, 14 tipped-in colour and numerous b/w plates. Straw coloured boards slightly marked, a few corners of tipped-in plates lightly creased o/w VG+. (Book Ref #31717)  £20.00

READ, H. (ed) et al. C.G. Jung The Collected Works. Vol 17. The Development of Personality. Routledge, Kegan Paul: 1977 1st ed 255 pp. Previously in the library of The Rev'd John Slater with his name stamped on the front endpaper o/w VG+/VG+. Translated by R.F.C. Hull. (Book Ref #28985)  £20.00

READ, H. (ed) et al. C.G. Jung The Collected Works. Vol 9 Part 2 Aion. Researches into The Phenomenology of The Self. Routledge, Kegan Paul: 1978 2nd ed 333 pp, 3 b/w plates, bibliog. Previously in the library of The Rev'd John Slater with his name stamped on the front endpaper and some neat pen annotations o/w VG+/VG+. Translated by R.F.C. Hull. (Book Ref #28984)  £20.00

READE, E. History and Heartburn. The saga of Australian films 1896 - 1978. Harper & Row: 1979 1st ed 353 pp, 302 b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. The first major historical survey of Australian film making. (Book Ref #1207)  £15.00

READER, K. Cultures on Celluloid. Quartet: 1981 1st ed 216 pp, b/w photos, references, bibliog, filmog. Page edges slightly yellowed o/w VG+/VG+. Four countries are discussed, the United States, France, Britain and Japan. Reference is made to many films, providing a stimulating insight into national cinema. (Book Ref #11809)  £5.00

READER'S DIGEST. A Garden for All Seasons. Reader's Digest: 1991 1st ed 429 pp, profuse colour photos, plant selector. Laminated boards.VG+. Selecting the plants that really pay for their keep in terms of lasting visual value. (Book Ref #26811)  £10.00

READERS DIGEST. Reader's Digest Carefree Plants. Hundreds of Trouble-free winners for a beautiful garden. Reader's Digest: 2002 1st ed 350 pp, numerous colour photos. F/VG+. With Daphne Ledward acts consultant. (Book Ref #25584)  £13.50

REBELLO, S. Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho. Dembner Books: 1990 1st US ed 224 pp, b/w photos in text, bibliog, filmog. F in lightly edge worn d/w. The complete inside story for the first time. (Book Ref #14983)  £15.00

REBELLO, S. & ALLEN, R. Reel Art. Great Posters from the Golden Age of the Silver Screen. Abbeville Press: 1988 1st ed 342 pp, 300 posters mainly col, a few b/w, illustrator biographies, source notes, bibliog. As new. Charts the changing advertising conventions of the decades when films were promoted by striking graphics and lavish budgets. A beautifully produced volume. (Book Ref #10994)  £38.00

RECKETT, HELEN. (ed). & PHELAN, PEGGY. (survey). Art and Feminism. Phaidon: 2006 p/b 1st p/b 304 pp, numerous colour and b/w photos, bibliog. Fine. 'The project tracks what lies 'between' feminism and art, surveying what these categories have, and had , in common'. Please note this book weighs 1625 grams and will require extra postage if ordered on ABE or Biblio. Do contact us for a postal quote before ordering. (Book Ref #32796)  £18.00

REDGRAVE, M. In My Mind's Eye. Weidenfeld: 1983 1st ed 256 pp, b/w photos, performances and productions. Fine in a Fine d/w. (Book Ref #4432)  £3.00

REED, J. Marc Almond. The last star. Creation: 1999 p/b enlarged ed 187 pp, a few b/w photos. VG. Sympathetic and vivid portrayal of the controversial star. (Book Ref #21292)  £3.00

REED, S. (intro). Travelling Along The Trail. A Collection of Stories For the People of Nailsworth. Nailsworth Festival: 1995 p/b 1st ed 131 pp, sepia photos. Inscription o/w VG+. (Book Ref #16987)  £5.00

REEKIE, D. These Were The Nerves. Adams Bros: n.d (c.1948) 1st ed 127 pp, b/w photos, b/w map endpapers. VG+ in an edge-worn d/w. 'The story of the Electric Cable and Wireless Industry of Great Britain during the years of War'. (Book Ref #31157)  £10.00

REICH, J. Praha. Petit: 1993 1st ed unpaginated, 72 b/w plates by Jan Reich. Fine in a VG+ d/w. A lavish selection of photos of Prague un-peopled, "a vision of fine old architecture", with a multilingual introduction, including English. (Book Ref #30950)  £10.00

REICHARD, GLADYS A. Melanesian Design. A Study in Wood and Tortoiseshell Carving. Vol I. Columbia University: 1933 1st ed 172 pp, 75 b/w figures in text, b/w folding map at rear. VG hardback without d/w. (Book Ref #33229)  £35.00

REID, D. Les Groupe Des Sept/The Group of Seven. The National Gallery of Canada: 1970 p/b 1st ed 247 pp, numerous b/w illustrations. Edges slightly browned o/w VG+. Text in English and French. Published to coincide with an exhibition at The National Gallery of Canada and written by the Assistant Curator. (Book Ref #30600)  £8.00

REID, M. Pissarro. Studio Editions: 1993 1st ed 144 pp, numerous full page colour plates. VG+ in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #32133)  £20.00

REID, R. The Georgian House and its Details. Bishopsgate: 1989 1st ed 190 pp, colour and b/w photos, plans, sections and drawings, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Describes the general improvements in the standards of domestic comfort, typical room arrangements and the design of period furniture and fittings. (Book Ref #32664)  £30.00

REILLY, A. Gardening Naturally. A Practical Guide. Prion: 1993 1st ed 192 pp, profuse colour photos, bibliog. F/VG. 'Natural methods of controlling insects and disease without the use of chemicals'. (Book Ref #27195)  £8.50

REILLY, R. Wedgewood. Stockton Press: 1989 1st ed Vol 1. 727pages, Vol 2. 823 pages, 1000's b/w and colour illustrations, notes. 2 vol boxed set, three small marks on title page of vol 1 o/w Fine set.. Stunningly presented and encyclopedic. Published @ <@250>500. (Book Ref #14513)  £175.00

REILLY, V. Paisley Patterns. A design source book. Studio: 1989 1st ed unpaginated, 100 colour plates. F/F. The best pieces from the Paisley Museum illustrate some of the most enduring motifs in the world. (Book Ref #24807)  £18.00

REILLY, R. & SAVAGE, G. The Dictionary of Wedgwood. Antique Collectors' Club: 1980 1st ed 414 pp, 23 colour plates and numerous b/w photos, Appendix, bibliog. VG+ in slightly torn d/w. Standard reference work. (Book Ref #23465)  £20.00

REISS, S. Aelbert Cuyp. Zwemmer: 1975 1st ed 223 pp, 12 colour, 160 b/w illustrations. Ex-Library with usual stamps and label. Light label residue across spine foot, edges slightly marked o/w VG+ in slightly worn d/w. Reiss studied Cuyp's work for twenty years, before seeking to add to the small body of knowledge on the artist. He established attributions for 120 works, also furnishing a checklist of the last-known location of each painting. (Book Ref #31760)  £15.00

RENNISON, J. Wings Over Gloucestershire. Piccadilly: 1988 1st ed 188 pp, b/w photos and line drawings, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Includes early aeronautical developments, with details of local airfields, all bombing raids on the county, including Bristol, and a crash log with exhaustive English and German crew details. (Book Ref #32305)  £30.00

RESNICK, S.S. Burt Reynolds. W.H. Allen: 1983 p/b 1st ed 222 pp, b/w and colour photos throughout. VG. (Book Ref #795)  £6.00

RETALLICK, L. Torquay in Old Picture Postcards. European Library: 1982 1st ed unpaginated, 140 b/w photos. Pictorial cloth. Spine lightly indented, label traces on front panel o/w VG+. (Book Ref #33001)  £11.00

RETAMAR, R.F (ed. Cuba. La Fotografia de Los Anos 60. Coleccian Caliban: 1988 p/b 1st ed 95 pp, numerous b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+. Photographs by Raul Corrales, Ernesto Fernandez, Mario Garcia Joya, Alberto Korda, Osvaldo Salas. (Book Ref #30491)  £12.00

REYNOLDS, G. English Portrait Miniatures. Cambridge: 1988 p/b revised ed 191 pp, b/w and colour illustrations throughout, bibliog. VG+. The standard introduction to the study of this important branch of English art. (Book Ref #24136)  £15.00

REYNOLDS, G. Victorian Painting. Herbert: 1987 revised ed 208 pp, profuse illustrations, 39 in col, notes. Boards lightly rubbed o/w VG+ in lightly spine-faded d/w. First published in 1966. (Book Ref #20312)  £15.00

RHODE, E. A History of the Cinema. From its origins to 1970. Allen Lane: 1976 rep 674 pp, b/w photos throughout text, notes, bibliog. Ex Library, reading copy. (Book Ref #1796)  £6.50

RIBEIRO, A. Dress and Morality. Batsford: 1986 1st ed 192 pp, profuse b/w illustrations, notes, bibliog. F/F. Aileen Ribeiro's early cultural study of the social construction of dress. (Book Ref #30215)  £20.00

RIBERA, A.L. & SCHENONE, H.H. Plateria Sudamericana de los siglos XVII-XX. Hirmer Verlag: 1981 p/b 1st ed 384 pp, 16 colour plates, profuse b/w illustrations, b/w map, notes, bibliog. A Fine copy. Text in GermaSpanish. The catalogue for the 1981 exhibition of South American silver held in Munich at The Staatliche Museum fur Volkerkunde. Hard to find. (Book Ref #30086)  £100.00

RICE, D.G. The Illustrated Guide to Rockingham Pottery and Porcelain. Barrie & Jenkins: 1971 1st ed 194 pp, 8 colour and 171 b/w plates, bibliog. Boards unevenly faded, edges lightly fingered o/w VG+ in lightly edge-worn and internally repaired d/w. (Book Ref #20893)  £25.00

RICE, G. Discovering Annuals. Frances Lincoln: 1999 1st ed 191 pp, profuse colour photos. F/F. A true plantsman, Rice conveys his knowledge in an extremely congenial way. (Book Ref #24993)  £10.00

RICE, M. (ed. & introductory text). Dilmun Discovered. The Early Years of Archaeology in Bahrain. Longmans: 1984 1st UK ed 206 pp, sepia photos and maps. F/F. The record of reserach into pre-Islamic remains. (Book Ref #24590)  £18.00

RICHARD, C. Which One's Cliff?. Hodder & Stoughton: 1978 7th impression 156 pp, a few b/w photo's. F in slightly spine-faded d/w. Signed by author on front endpaper. (Book Ref #24548)  £20.00

RICHARDS, BRINLEY. History of The Llynfi Valley. D. Brown: 1982 1st ed 366 pp, 160 b/w photos. VG+ in nicked d/w. The story of one Mid-Glamorgan valley with every aspect of its social, political, religious and economical history thoroughly covered by a passionate Welsh scholar and local historian. (Book Ref #33339)  £60.00

RICHARDS, F. Billy Bunter at Butlin's. Cassell: 1961 1st ed 217 pp, b/w illustrations by C.H. Chapman. VG+ in a lightly edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #31682)  £20.00

RICHARDS, F. The Greyfriars Holiday Annual 1921. Howard Baker: 1980 facsimile ed 360 pp, colour covers and b/w illustrations. VG+ in d/w with lightly creased spine. Howard Baker omnibus volume. (Book Ref #23347)  £5.00

RICHARDS, F. The Greyfriars Holiday Annual 1927. Howard Baker: 1976 facsimile ed 360 pp, colour covers and b/w illustrations. Rear board very slightly marked o/w VG+ in lightly edge-worn d/w. Howard Baker omnibus volume. (Book Ref #23343)  £5.00

RICHARDS, F. The Greyfriars Holiday Annual 1928. Howard Baker: 1971 facsimile ed 255 pp, colour covers and b/w illustrations. VG+ in nicked d/w. Howard Baker omnibus volume. (Book Ref #23345)  £5.00

RICHARDS, F. The Greyfriars Holiday Annual 1973. Howard Baker: 1972 facsimile ed 235 pp, colour covers and b/w illustrations. VG+/VG+. Howard Baker omnibus volume no. 21. (Book Ref #23114)  £5.00

RICHARDS, F. The Greyfriars Holiday Annual 1973. Howard Baker: 1972 facsimile ed 236 pp, colour covers and b/w illustrations. Top edge slightly dusty o/w VG+ in chipped d/w. Howard Baker omnibus volume no. 21. (Book Ref #23349)  £5.00

RICHARDS, F. The Greyfriars Holiday Annual 1976. Howard Baker: 1975 facsimile ed unpaginated, colour covers and b/w illustrations. VG+ in lightly edge-worn d/w. Howard Baker omnibus volume. (Book Ref #23117)  £5.00

RICHARDS, F. The Greyfriars Holiday Annual 1979. Howard Baker: 1978 facsimile ed unpaginated, colour covers and b/w illustrations. Top front corner lightly bumped o/w VG+ in lightly creased d/w. Howard Baker omnibus volume. (Book Ref #23120)  £5.00

RICHARDS, F. The Howard Baker Easter Omnibus 1978. Howard Baker: 1978 facsimile ed unpaginated, colour covers and b/w illustrations. VG+/VG+. Series of stories from the Gem, Magnet, G.H.A and Nelson Lee. (Book Ref #23124)  £5.00

RICHARDS, F. The Magnet Volume 61. The Schoolboy Tourists. Howard Baker: 1978 facsimile ed 224 pp, colour covers and b/w illustrations. Tape marks on endpapers o/w VG+ in slightly chipped d/w. Issues 1312 to 1316, 1319 to 1320 and 1132 of The Magnet. Eight full-length facsimile reprints in one volume. (Book Ref #29326)  £5.00

RICHARDS, F. The Magnet Volume 71. The Greyfriars Second Eleven. Howard Baker: 1979 facsimile ed 196 pp, colour covers and b/w illustrations. VG+ in lightly spine-faded d/w. Issues 918 to 922 and 932 to 933 of The Magnet. Seven full-length facsimile reprints in one volume. (Book Ref #29330)  £5.00

RICHARDS, F et al. The Greyfriars Holiday Annual 1941. Howard Baker: 1979 facsimile ed 231 pp, colour covers and b/w illustrations. VG+/VG+. Howard Baker omnibus volume. (Book Ref #23445)  £5.00

RICHARDS, J. Stonehenge. A History in Photographs. English Heritage: 2004 1st ed 118 pp, profuse b/w photos. F/F. 150 years' worth of history in photographs from the archives of English Heritage, largely previously unseen. (Book Ref #26975)  £10.00

RICHARDS, J. Thorold Dickinson. The man and his films. Croom Helm: 1986 1st ed 215 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. VG+/VG+. 'Great, lost British film Director'. Of interest to film and social historians. (Book Ref #23444)  £20.00

RICHARDS, MALCOLM J. Black Country Power. The Story of Ocker Hill Power Station its machinery and men, 1897-1977. self published: 2001 p/b 1st ed 99 pp, 43 b/w illustrations, tables and statistics, glossary & 6 appendices, bibliog. Top corners lightly creased o/w VG+. (Book Ref #33751)  £10.00

RICHARDS, J.M. & CLARK, K. (ed). Edward Bawden. The Penguin Modern Painters. Penguin: 1946 p/b 1st ed 16 pp text, 16 colour and 16 b/w plates. Spine ends lightly rubbed o/w VG+. A well-illustrated little volume. (Book Ref #27014)  £10.00

RICHARDS, F. & CLIFFORD, M. Collectors Pie of The Magnet and The Gem. Volume 15. Howard Baker: 1981 facsimile ed unpaginated, colour covers and b/w illustrations. VG+ in price-clipped d/w. Seven full-length facsimile reprints in one volume. (Book Ref #29343)  £5.00

RICHARDS, F. & CLIFFORD, M. The Howard Baker Summer Omnibus 1977. Howard Baker: 1977 facsimile ed 252 pp, colour covers and b/w illustrations. VG+/VG+. Features the four best-known schools in fiction; Greyfriars, St. Jim's, Rookwood and St. Frank's. Nine full-length facsimile reprints in one volume. (Book Ref #23105)  £5.00

RICHARDSON, F.E. (ed). Sir Eglamour of Artois. OUP: 1965 1st thus 155 pp, 2 b/w plates, notes, appendices, glossary, bibliog. Fine. Published without d/w. Published for the Early English Text Society, this presents several variations of a popular late mediaeval romance. (Book Ref #30527)  £10.00

RICHARDSON, M. Architects of The Arts and Crafts Movement. Riba Drawings Series. Trefoil: 1983 p/b 1st ed 152 pp, 23 colour plates,136 b/w drawings, bibliog. Front bottom corner edge slightly creased o/w VG+. Drawn from the drawings forming part of the British Architectural Library and featuring the vernacular preoccupation common to all Arts and Crafts architects. (Book Ref #33629)  £60.00

RICHARDSON, R. The Story of Surgery. An historical commentary. Quiller: 2004 revised and expanded ed 304 pp, b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. 'filled with absorbing accounts of surgical triumphs'. (Book Ref #31319)  £12.00

RICHARDSON, A.E. & GILL, C.L. Regional Architecture of The West of England. Ernest Benn: 1924 1st ed 185 pp, numerous b/w illustrations. Small owner's label o/w VG. Includes Devon, Cornwall and The Scilly Isles. (Book Ref #32417)  £40.00

RICHARDSON, A.E.. & LOVETT GILL, C. Regional Architecture of the West of England. Halsgrove: 2001 1st ed 185 pp, numerous b/w illustrations. Rear board slightly sprung, light mark across closed front edge o/w VG+ in Fine d/w. Originally published in 1924. Now with introduction by Simon Huffe, Richardson's grandson. (Book Ref #33847)  £20.00

RICHTER, A. Arts and Crafts of Indonesia. Thames & Hudson: 1993 p/b 1st ed 160 pp, 156 colour and 43 b/w illustrations by John Storey and map, glossary, bibliog. Fine. First-hand research into the regional variations in textiles, wood, horn, ceramics, terracotta, metalwork, jewellery, folk bronzes, puppets and masks. (Book Ref #31140)  £10.00

RICHTER, A. Arts and Crafts of Indonesia. Thames & Hudson: 1993 p/b 1st ed 160 pp, 156 colour and 43 b/w illustrations by John Storey and map, glossary, bibliog. Fine. First-hand research into the regional variations in textiles, wood, horn, ceramics, terracotta, metalwork, jewellery, folk bronzes, puppets and masks. (Book Ref #31184)  £10.00

RICHTER, S. The Art of the Daguerreotype. Viking: 1989 1st ed 138 pp, 65 colour plates, bibliog. Small mark on top edge o/w VG+ in slightly nicked d/w. Reproduces photographs from the author's important and extensive private collection. (Book Ref #22520)  £18.00

RICHTER, W. & LAUNERT, DR. E. (trans). The Orchid World. Studion Vista: 1965 revised ed 291 pp, colour plates, b/w line drawings and tables. Gift inscription o/w VG+ in a chipped d/w. (Book Ref #31697)  £10.00

RICKERT, M. Painting in Britain in The Middle Ages. Penguin: 1954 1st ed 238 pp, numerous b/w illustrations, glossary, bibliog. Boards marked o/w VG+ in edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #21053)  £18.00

RIDDELSDELL, H.J. Flora of Gloucestershire. Cotteswold Nature Field Club: 1948 1st ed 667 pp, colour frontis, 43 b/w photos and 6 maps (4 in rear pocket), gazetteer of place names, bibliog. VG+. Gloucestershire was the last of the large English counties to possess a Flora. It was evidently a struggle to get it published and the photographs had to be sponsored.. (Book Ref #16580)  £80.00

RIDDELSDELL, H.J. Flora of Gloucestershire. Cotteswold Naturalist's Field Club: 1948 1st ed 667 pp, colour frontis, 43 b/w photos and 6 maps (4 in rear pocket), gazetteer of place names, bibliog. Extremities lightly rubbed, small inscriptions on f.eps o/w VG. Gloucestershire was the last of the large English counties to possess a Flora. It was evidently a struggle to get it published and the photographs had to be sponsored. (Book Ref #17162)  £70.00

RIESE, R. & HITCHENS, N. The Unabridged Marilyn. Her life from A to Z. Corgi: 1988 p/b 1st UK ed 578 pp, b/w photos throughout text, bibliog. Very small surface loss on front cover o/w VG+. The definitive reference book including trivia quiz. (Book Ref #27614)  £8.00

RIESE, R. & HITCHENS, N. The Unabridged Marilyn. Her life from A to Z. Bonanza: 1990 rep 578 pp, b/w photos throughout text, bibliog. F/VG+. The definitive reference book including trivia quiz. (Book Ref #27956)  £12.00

RILEY, G. Vintage Aircraft Directory. G Riley: 1979 p/b 1st ed 72 pp, b/w photos. VG. As in the past the types included all made their first flights at least 25 years ago, the qualifying date for this edition being 31 December 1954. (Book Ref #30013)  £8.50

RINGGOLD, G. & BODEEN, D. The Complete Films of Cecil B. DeMille. Citadel: 1969 1st ed 377 pp, numerous b/w photos. Small dent in front cover o/w VG. Lavishly illustrated filmography. (Book Ref #22034)  £10.00

RINGGOLD, G. & BODEEN, D. The Films of Cecil B. DeMille. Citadel: 1974 p/b rep 377 pp, numerous b/w photos, filmog. VG. (Book Ref #19551)  £12.00

RINGOLD, G. & DE WITT, B. Chevalier. The films and career of Maurice Chevalier. Citadel: 1973 1st ed 242 pp, profuse b/w photos. VG in tatty d/w. (Book Ref #520)  £7.00

RITCHIE, B. A Touch of Class. The Story of Austin Reed. James & James: 1990 1st ed 144 pp, numerous b/w and colour plates and some b/w illustrations. VG+ in lightly marked d/w. A lavishly illustrated history of the famous menswear company. (Book Ref #21933)  £8.00

RITCHIE-NOAKES, N. Jesse Hartley. Dock Engineer to The Port of Liverpool 1824-60. Merseyside County Museums: 1980 p/b 1st ed 60 pp, profuse b/w and a few colour photos. Front corner slightly creased o/w VG+. The story of the man who built Liverpool Docks with a large enough entrance to accomodate Brunel's Great Britain. (Book Ref #30608)  £4.00

RIVA, M. Marlene Dietrich. Bloomsbury: 1992 1st ed 806 pp, b/w photos. F/VG. The hitherto untold story of Marlene, by her daughter. (Book Ref #801)  £4.00

RIVA, M. Marlene Dietrich. 2 vols. Random House: 1992 p/b Large print ed 2 vols 1439 pp, b/w photos. M. The hitherto untold story of Marlene, by her daughter. (Book Ref #1726)  £6.00

RIX, M. Growing Bulbs. Croom Helm: 1983 1st ed 209 pp, 20 colour photos, b/w line drawings, bibliog. Boards bottoms lightly bumped o/w F in slightly creased d/w. Concentrates on bulb cultivation in the open garden, in special frames and greenhouses. (Book Ref #17827)  £10.00

RIX, M. The Art of The Botanist. Cameron and Taylor/ Lutterworth: 1981 1st ed 224 pp, 64 colour plates and 250 b/w pictures. Fine in an edge-worn d/w with two significant losses to margin of the back panel. Rix's modern classic, subsequently republished as The Art of Botanical Illustration. A heavy book. Please ring us for a postal quote. (Book Ref #32314)  £25.00

RIX, M. and A. (eds). Garden Open Today. Guide to gardens opening under the National Gardens Scheme. Viking: 1987 1st ed 222 pp, 100 colour photos and b/w photos and maps. F in slightly faded and torn d/w. Includes more than 600 gardens with entries written by the owners themselves. (Book Ref #6324)  £10.00

RIX, M. & RIX, A. The Redoute Album. Studio Editions: 1990 1st ed 128 pp, 60 colour plates. VG+/VG+. Magnificent illustrations with accompanying text about the history and horticulture of the plants provide an overview of Redoute's work. (Book Ref #30593)  £20.00

RIX, M. & RIX, A. The Redoute Album. The Dorset Press: 1990 1st US ed 128 pp, 60 colour plates. VG+ in a lightly edge-worn d/w. Magnificent illustrations with accompanying text about the history and horticulture of the plants provide an overview of Redoute's work. (Book Ref #32663)  £15.00

ROBB, BRIAN.J. Screams and Nightmares. The Films of Wes Craven. Titan: 1998 p/b 1st ed 191 pp, profuse b/w photos, filmog. VG. (Book Ref #33185)  £8.50

ROBBINS, ROSSELL HOPE. (ed). Historical Poems of the XIVth and XVth Centuries. Columbia: 1959 1st ed 440 pp, glossary, 142 pp of notes by the author on the poems,. Tape marks to endpapers o/w VG+ in a d/w lightly worn at top extremities and taped to the endpapers, though easily removable. With an 27 page introduction and 142 pages of notes on the poems by the author. (Book Ref #33416)  £50.00

ROBERTS, E. The Hill of The Martyr. An Architectural History of St. Alban's Abbey. The Book Castle: 1994 p/b 1st thus 293 pp, b/w photos, figures and map. VG+. (Book Ref #26982)  £10.00

ROBERTS, JENIFER. Spirit of the Place. Creative Monochrome: 1992 1st ed 111 pp, b/w plates. Fine in d/w slightly creased at top edge. (Book Ref #33835)  £12.00

ROBERTS, P. (text). Photogenic. From the Collection of the Royal Photographic Society. Scriptum: 2001 1st ed 336 pp, profuse sepia and duotone photos. Stamped 'lightly damaged in transit and now being sold at a bargain price'. Top corners bumped o/w F in slightly edge worn d/w. Over 300 of their finest works in print for the first time including rarities and unknowns. (Book Ref #18525)  £18.50

ROBERTS, S. Bird-Keeping and Birdcages: A History. David & Charles: 1972 1st ed 143 pp, numerous b/w illustrations. VG+/VG+. (Book Ref #25526)  £8.00

ROBERTS, T.M. & BLOCK, W.C. The Journal of Applied Ecology. Vol 24 No 2 August 1987. Blackwells: 1987 p/b pp 337-724, b/w tables and graphs, occasional b/w photos. Spine chipped, internally VG+. (Book Ref #28587)  £5.00

ROBERTS-JONES, P. Beyond Time and Space. Non-Realist Paintings in the Nineteenth Century. OUP: 1978 1st ed 228 pp, 24 colour, 186 b/w illustrations, bibliog. Boards lightly marked o/w VG+/VG+ in card slipcase. The author examines the 'deep current' of the fantastic and imaginary which ran in the Victorian imagination, producing an 'alternative' tradition.. The treatment of the recurrent themes of nature, sleep, women and the individual and his depths are all explored. (Book Ref #28003)  £20.00

ROBERTSON, E.G. & ROBERTSON, J. Cast Iron Decoration. A World Survey. Thames & Hudson: 1994 p/b 1st p/b 336 pp, 521 b/w plates, glossary, bibliog. VG+. A solid world-wide photographic inventory by a man who realized that lack of aesthetic value was eroding the world's heritage of cast iron during the 1950s. Uses pattern books and manufacturer's catalogues for much documentation. (Book Ref #33618)  £18.00

ROBEY, E. The Jester and The Court. William Kimber: 1976 1st ed 191 pp, 12 pages b/w illustrations. VG/VG. Entry from theatrical who''s who tipped in. Combines memories of a theatrical and judicial life. (Book Ref #4158)  £8.00

ROBINSON, A.H. et al. Elements of Cartography. Wiley: 1995 6th revised ed 674 pp, profuse duotone illustrations, diagrams and tables. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. (Book Ref #29219)  £30.00

ROBINSON, B.W. (notes & intro). Japanese Landscape Prints of The Nineteenth Century. Faber: 1957 1st thus 24 pp, 10 tipped-in full page plates. Printed card covers. VG+ in a lightly edge-worn d/w. Prints by Hokusai, Horoshige, Kunisyoshi and Gakutai. (Book Ref #27280)  £15.00

ROBINSON, D. Stanley Spencer. Phaidon: 1990 1st ed 128 pp, 50 colour and 50 b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Robinson is already a Spencer authority and here he concentrates on his personal belief that sexual freedom reconciled body to soul. (Book Ref #33367)  £<@250>20.00

ROBINSON, J.B. Royal Residences. Macdonald: 1982 1st ed 207 pp, b/w and colour illustrations throughout. Fine in a VG+ d/w. The architectural history of English royal palaces and houses from Anglo-Saxon to late Victorian times. (Book Ref #32154)  £8.00

ROBINSON, J.M. Heraldry. Chatto: 1989 1st ed 82 pp, b/w photos, glossary, bibliog. Previous owners name o/w VG+. One of the Curiosities of the British Street series. (Book Ref #27275)  £5.00

ROBINSON, J.M. Temples of Delight. Stowe Landscape Gardens. Pitkin: 1994 p/b rep 171 pp, colour and b/w photos by Jerry Harpur, bibliog. VG+. The ultimate idealised romantic landscape rich in association, described in an authoritative text. (Book Ref #28053)  £8.50

ROBINSON, J.M. The Latest Country Houses. Bodley Head: 1984 1st ed 240 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos. Fine in a VG+ d/w. Includes an extensive gazetteer of the most important post-war country houses in Britain. (Book Ref #32432)  £8.50

ROBINSON, J.M. Treasures of The English Churches. Sinclair-Stevenson: 1995 1st ed 269 pp, a few colour, numerous b/w photos, gazetteer. F/F. (Book Ref #24601)  £12.50

ROBINSON, J.M. Treasures of the English Churches. Sinclair Stevenson: 1995 1st ed 269 pp, numerous b/w illustrations, gazetteer, glossary, bibliog. Fine in slightly chipped d/w with 20mm closed tear. 'Does for English parish churches what Girouard's book did for English country houses.' A deserved recommendation. (Book Ref #19930)  £15.00

ROBINSON, R. Georgia O'Keeffe. Bloomsbury: 1990 1st ed 639 pp, b/w photos, notes, bibliog. VG+ in slightly nicked d/w. Approaches O'Keeffe's career and personality from a feminist perspective. (Book Ref #25449)  £12.00

RODGER, GEORGE. Desert Journey. Cresset Press: 1944 1st ed 151 pp, 78 b/w plates, map endpapers. VG in edge-worn d/w with small losses to top edge. An account of the photographer's journey through French West Africa, Abyssinia, Eritrea, Libya, Egypt, Syria and Transjordan. (Book Ref #33266)  £20.00

RODGERS, D. Coronation Souvenirs and Commemoratives. Latimer: 1975 1st ed 144 pp, numerous b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG/VG. Describes the social, political, industrial and stylistic development of souvenirs issued by the Crown since 1546, including the wide range of commemorative items produced. (Book Ref #29903)  £8.00

RODLEY, C (ed). Cronenberg on Cronenberg. Faber: 1992 1st ed 197 pp, b/w photos, filmog. F in lightly edge worn d/w. Uses analysis of Cronenberg's films to examine his development, working methods and philosophies. (Book Ref #18179)  £10.00

RODLEY, C. (ed). Cronenberg on Cronenberg. Faber: 1993 p/b revised ed 214 pp, b/w photos, bibliog, filmog. VG+. Uses analysis of Cronenberg's films to examine his development, working methods and philosophies. (Book Ref #4071)  £6.50

RODLEY, C. (ed). Cronenberg on Cronenberg. Faber: 1992 1st ed 197 pp, b/w photos, filmog. F/VG+. Uses analysis of Cronenberg's films to examine his development, working methods and philosophies. (Book Ref #9826)  £10.00

RODLEY, C. (ed). Cronenberg on Cronenberg. Faber: 1992 1st ed 197 pp, b/w photos, filmog. VG+ in slightly edge worn d/w. Uses analysis of Cronenberg's films to examine his development, working methods and philosophies. (Book Ref #30012)  £8.50

ROLT, L.T.C. A Hunslet Hundred. Hunslet Holdings Ltd: 1964 1st ed 117 pp, b/w plates, plans inc. 4 folding plates. Fine in an edge-worn d/w. Compliments label signed by 5 company directors. Produced to celebrate a 100 years of locomotive production. Rolt records the building of every conceivable variation and the company's pioneering work in diesel locomotive development. (Book Ref #33061)  £45.00

ROLT, L.T.C. Great Engineers. Bell: 1962 1st ed 244 pp, b/w illustrations, bibliog. A Near Fine copy in a lightly edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #31378)  £45.00

ROLT, L.T.C. James Watt. Batsford: 1962 1st ed 144 pp, 33 b/w illustrations, bibliog. Dustwrapper lightly edge-worn and internally reinforced with masking tape which does not show through o/w VG+/VG. (Book Ref #31376)  £20.00

ROLT, L.T.C. Landscape with Figures. The Final Part of His Autobiography. Alan Sutton: 1992 1st ed 246 pp, b/w illustrations. Owner's name on front endpaper o/w Fine in Fine d/w. The inexplicably scarce last volume of his autobiography. (Book Ref #31382)  £40.00

ROPER, L. The Gardens in the Royal Park at Windsor. Chatto & Windus: 1959 1st ed 128 pp, profuse colour and b/w photos. VG+/VG+. Tells for the first time the story behind the creation of these important British gardens; a feat of landscaping that rivals some of the great royal projects of the 17th and 18th centuries. (Book Ref #11326)  £18.00

RORIMER, J.J. (intro). & FREEMAN, M.B. (notes). Les Belles Heures Du Duc De Berry. Thames & Hudson: n.d 1st thus unpaginated, 32 colour plates. Small mark on foot of spine o/w Fine in red velvet-lined woodgrained shell box. Includes an outline of the book's history and notes on each plate. (Book Ref #25725)  £15.00

ROSANTHAL, G.S.. & ZACHARY, F. (eds.). Jazzways. Musicians Press: 1946 1st ed 109 pp, 10 colour and over a 100 b/w photos. Corners bumped o/w VG+ in an edge-worn and spine-faded d/w designed by Paul Beard. A fine piece of jazz history. (Book Ref #32423)  £65.00

ROSE, G. The Sunday Times Book of Woodland and Wildflower Gardening. David & Charles: 1988 1st ed 128 pp, colour photos and b/w line drawings throughout, notes. F/VG+. The best ideas from The Sunday Times competition to design a woodland garden for the Royal Horticultural Society's Chelsea Flower Show. (Book Ref #19297)  £10.00

ROSE, MARTIAL. The Norwich Apocalypse. The Cycle of Vault Carvings in the Cloisters of Norwich Cathedral. UEA: 1999 p/b 1st ed 227 pp, colour photos by Ken Harvey, b/w drawings by Heather Rose, bibliog. Corners edges slightly creased, fore-edge lightly marked o/w VG+. A cycle of one hundred carved stone bosses, begun in the early fourteenth century and a unique apocalyptic vision in medieval art. (Book Ref #33626)  £22.50

ROSE, P. Jazz Cleopatra. Josephine Baker In Her Time. Chatto: 1990 1st UK ed 321 pp, b/w photos, notes. VG/VG. 'Phyllis Rose's perceptive, fascinating book is an eloquent evocation of a truly remarkable woman'. (Book Ref #20336)  £12.00

ROSE, P.Q. The Gardener's Guide to Growing Ivies. David & Charles: 1996 1st ed 160 pp, colour photos and b/w diagrams. F/F. Includes history and identification, cultivation and propagation, and an A-Z. (Book Ref #25268)  £8.00

ROSE, R.E. English Dial Clocks. Antiques Collector's Club: 2000 revised ed 255 pp, 253 b/w illustrations, 42 colour illustrations, 385 line drawings, appendices. First few top corners lightly creased o/w VG+ in d/w with a vertically creased and nicked back panel. The history and evolution of the dial clock from its inception in the 1720s through its Victorian heyday when it adorned every public building (the bank of England had 400) till the inception of electric clocks.. Rose has handled and restored many examples of the finely worked movements and elegantly simple dials himself prior to writing this invaluable volume. (Book Ref #33738)  £25.00

ROSE, G. & KING, P. The Love of Roses. From myth to modern culture. Quiller Press: 1990 1st ed 224 pp, colour and b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. 'Cultural history is interwoven with the botanical reality'. (Book Ref #5962)  £10.00

ROSE, G. & KING, P. The Love of Roses. From myth to modern culture. Quiller Press: 1990 1st ed 224 pp, colour and b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. 'Cultural history is interwoven with the botanical reality'. (Book Ref #11495)  £8.50

ROSE, G. & KING, P. The Love of Roses. From myth to modern culture. Quiller Press: 1990 1st ed 224 pp, colour and b/w photos. Inscription o/w F/F. 'Cultural history is interwoven with the botanical reality'. (Book Ref #13817)  £8.50

ROSENTHAL, M. Constable. The painter and his landscape. BCA: 1983 1st ed 254 pp, numerous colour and b/w illustrations, notes, bibliog. VG+ in a spine-faded d/w. The first detailed historical and biographical study of the most important group of Constable's paintings, with close attention given to the social and economic developments of the era. (Book Ref #32972)  £10.00

ROSS, D. Secrets of a Sparrow. Memoirs of Diana Ross. Headline: 1993 1st ed 299 pp, profuse b/w photos, chronology, discog. VG+/VG+. "It's been a long and joyous career". (Book Ref #10679)  £3.00

ROSSI, F. Mosaics. A Survey of their History and Techniques. Pall Mall: 1970 1st UK ed 200 pp, 102 b/w and colour photos, glossary, notes, bibliog. Fine in a slightly nicked d/w. A well illustrated study of the development of the art of mosaics from its origins to the present day, taking in Mesopotamia, Egypt, Rome and Pompeii and how this pagan art form was transformed into an important expression of early Christian art. (Book Ref #29092)  £20.00

ROTHA, P. & GRIFFITH, R. The Film Till Now. A Survey of World Cinema. Spring Books: 1967 revised ed 831 pp, 200 b/w photos. VG/VG. Long considered the film student's bible. (Book Ref #30759)  £12.00

ROTHA, P. & ROAD, S. Documentary Film. Faber: 1952 enlarged ed 412 pp, b/w photos, notes. Endpapers and page edges slightly foxed o/w V/G+ in edge-worn d/w. An exhaustive and authoritative survey of the world documentary movement. (Book Ref #7883)  £20.00

ROTHA, P. & ROAD, S. Documentary Film. Faber: 1952 enlarged ed 412 pp, b/w photos, notes. Small inscription o/w VG. An exhaustive and authoritative survey of the world documentary movement at the time. (Book Ref #22888)  £10.00

ROTHER, RAINER. Leni Riefenstahl. The Seduction of Genius. Continuum: 2002 p/b 1st ed 257 pp, b/w photos, chronology, filmography, bibliog. VG+. A compelling account of the tension between the political meaning of her work and its aesthetic quality in this acclaimed exploration her life. (Book Ref #32833)  £8.00

ROTHWELL, C. Lancashire Villages. Photographic Memories. Frith: 2003 p/b 1st ed 120 pp, profuse b/w photos. Fine. A rich and varied collection of period photographs, taken between 1890 and 1965, part of the Francis Frith Collection. (Book Ref #28011)  £6.50

ROUD, R (ed). Cinema - A Critical Dictionary . 2 vols. The Major Film-Makers. Secker & Warburg: 1980 1st ed 1121 pp, b/w photos. Bottom corners slightly bumped o/w VG+ in lightly spine-faded d/ws. Two massive volumes embracing an international gallery of film makers. (Book Ref #22232)  £25.00

ROUD, R (ed). Cinema - A Critical Dictionary . 2 vols. The Major Film-Makers. Secker & Warburg: 1980 1st ed 1121 pp, b/w photos. Extremities lightly rubbed o/w VG+ in lightly spine-faded and slightly chipped d/ws. Two massive volumes embracing an international gallery of film makers. (Book Ref #23991)  £25.00

ROUD, R. (ed). Cinema a Critical Dictionary. Vol II K-Z. Viking: 1980 1st ed 1121 pp. Fine in slightly creased d/w. (Book Ref #3896)  £12.50

ROUNDELL, J. Thomas Shotter Boys. 1803 -1874. Octopus: 1974 1st ed 224 pp, numerous b/w and some colour plates, family history, exhibited works, bibliog. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Boys veered between the international patronage of royalty and near pauperism. This book traces his accomplishments in watercolour, his experiments with lithography, and his association with Richard Parkes Bonnington. (Book Ref #32359)  £15.00

ROUS, LADY HENRIETTA, (ed& intro). The Ossie Clark Diaries. Bloomsbury: 1998 1st ed 402 pp, colour and b/w photos. VG+ in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #33341)  £22.50

ROUXEL, R. Snipes. Migratory Birds of The western Palearic. Eveil Nature: 2000 1st UK ed 304 pp, colour photos, b/w figures and line drawings. Pictorial laminated boards. Bottom corner lightly bumped o/w VG+. Includes exhaustive detail on common snipes, the jack snipe and great snipes: also the taxonomy and monitoring and management of habitats. Translated by Laurie Graham. (Book Ref #32245)  £30.00

ROWE, M. John Wells. The Fragile Cell. Tate: 1998 p/b 1st ed 64 pp, 48 colour plates and occasional b/w illustrations, bibliog. Fine. A well illustrated catalogue from the Tate St Ives exhibition of 1998, the first for the St Ives group artist since 1964 and the first publication devoted to his life and career. (Book Ref #30920)  £8.00

ROWELL, G. Poles Apart. Parallel Visions Of The Arctic And Antarctic. Mitchell Beazley: 1995 1st ed 183 pp, profuse colour and a few b/w photos by the author. Gift inscription on front endpaper o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. 'travellers, environmentalists and photographers will be gripped by this realistic and fascinating portrayal of the polar regions'. (Book Ref #33721)  £15.00

ROWLANDS, JOHN. Holbein. The Paintings of Hans Holbein The Younger. Phaidon: 1985 complete edition 288 pp, 37 colour, 284 b/w illustrations, bibliog. Near Fine in a slightly spine-faded d/w. A complete critical survey of Holbein's career from his emergence as a journeyman, to his introduction via Erasmus to Sir Thomas More and his success at the Tudor court. Questions of attribution and lost works are also included. (Book Ref #33596)  £45.00

ROY, I. Sussex. Photographers Britian. Alan Sutton: 1992 p/b 1st ed 145 pp, profuse b/w photos, Notes. VG+. A captivating visual record with much historical and anecdotal detail. (Book Ref #25063)  £8.00

ROYAL, M. Marshal Royal Jazz Survivor. Continuum: 1996 p/b 1st UK ed 180 pp, b/w photos, recording chronology. Fine. (Book Ref #26821)  £5.00

ROYAL SCHOOL OF NEEDLEWORK. Coronation Exhibition at St James's Palace Souvenir Catalogue. (including royal robes). Mudie & Sons: 1953 p/b 1st ed 24 pp of text, 13 pp of contemporary full page adverts, 5 full page b/w portraits also The Coronation Sampler and the new Elizabethan tapestry. Stiff card covers lightly fingered, top of front panel lightly creased o/w a clean, attractive copy. Sponsored by Harrods, the exhibition of objects, mainly involved with The Coronation was twofold, to raise awareness of The Royal School's fine craftsmanship and secondly to obtain funds. The catalogue describes both the costumes and the functions of the staterooms housing them and other textile exhibits made by Royal School members. (Book Ref #27922)  £10.00

ROYAL SOCIETY of BRITISH SCULPTORS. Chelsea Harbour Sculpture 93. RSBS: 1993 p/b 1st ed unpaginated, b/w plates throughout. Corners slightly creased o/w VG+. The catalogue of the September 1993 exhibition. (Book Ref #33249)  £15.00

ROYALTON-KISCH, M. Drawings by Rembrandt and his Circle in the British Museum. British Museum: 1992 p/b 1st ed 248 pp, over 60 colour and profuse b/w illustrations, bibliog. VG+. Exhibition catalogue which also discusses the many drawings in the British Museum that were formerly attributed to Rembrandt, but which the author argues should be ascribed to artists working in Rembrandt's circle. (Book Ref #20505)  £18.00

RUBIN, J. We Are Everywhere. Harper Colophon: 1971 p/b 1st ed 255 pp, b/w and tinted photos throughout. Inscription, o/w a very clean copy, VG+. Jerry Rubin's journal of a convicted felon, Yippie, pothead and enemy of the state, written in prison and secretly smuggled out. (Book Ref #13510)  £15.00

RUDDER, S. A New History of Gloucestershire. Comprising the Topography, Antiquities, Curiosities, Produce, Trade and Manufactures of that County. Alan Sutton: 1986 rep 854 + lii + lxviii, map of the county and views of gentleman's seats, appendix. Page edges browned o/w VG+ in a slightly scuffed d/w. A facsimile reprint of the 1779 edition, limited to 350 copies, of which this is number 273. (Book Ref #29363)  £150.00

RUMSEY, J. Victorian Relief-Moulded Jugs. Richard Dennis: 1987 p/b 1st ed 47 pp, profuse b/w photos and illustrations. VG+. An exhibition catalogue for a showing at Richard Dennis in London in December 1987. (Book Ref #29545)  £8.00

RUMSEY, J. Victorian Relief-Moulded Jugs. Richard Dennis: 1987 p/b 1st ed 47 pp, profuse b/w photos and illustrations. Fine. An exhibition catalogue for a London showing at Richard Dennis, in December 1987. (Book Ref #31919)  £8.00

RUSH, J. The Ingenious Beilbys. Barrie & Jenkins: 1973 1st ed 168 pp, 98 colour and b/w illustrations, bibliog. F in edge-worn and slightly torn d/w. Rush's monograph on the greatest English glass enamellers, William, Ralph and Mary Beilby of Newcastle was the result of many year's painstaking research. (Book Ref #17224)  £15.00

RUSHFORTH, K. et al. Hillier Garden Planning. Essential guide to garden planning, planting and maintenance. David & Charles: 1994 revised ed 224 pp, colour photos and b/w diagrams throughout, bibliog. F in d/w with 2cm tear. With emphasis on creating a garden as a natural and enjoyable extension of the home with a brief informal introduction to soil, climate and botany. This edition completely revised and updated. (Book Ref #19916)  £12.00

RUSKIN, J. The Poetry of Architecture. Or The Architecture of The Nations of Europe Considered in Its Association With Natural Scenery & National Characteristics. George Allen: 1893 1st UK ed 261 pp, frontis, 14 photogravure plates and 7 other illustrations from drawings by Ruskin. Board extremities lightly rubbed, marked and bottom edge slightly bumped. Endpapers browned, inscription o/w VG+. Divided into Part 1 - The Cottage and Part II - The Villa. (Book Ref #21539)  £75.00

RUSSELL, F. (ed). Terry Farrell. Academy Editions: 1984 p/b 1st ed 120 pp, numerous colour and b/w photos and plans, list of buildings and projects, bibliog. VG+. Architectural monograph. (Book Ref #20099)  £10.00

RUSSELL, J. The Art of Jack Russell. Caught on Canvas. Harper Collins: 1998 1st ed 144 pp, profuse colour illustrations. Print competition sticker on front panel of d/w o/w Fine in a slightly creased d/w. Russell's canvases move from his beloved Slad Valley out into Gloucestershire and then the world, capturing cricket matches, tranquil landscapes, great houses and former battlefields. (Book Ref #31150)  £18.00

RUSSELL, K. A British Picture. Autobiography. Heinemann: 1989 1st ed 293 pp, b/w photos. F/VG+. Full of funny anecdotes and fascinating insights into the controversial director's life. (Book Ref #14008)  £8.00

RUSSELL, K. A British Picture. Autobiography. Heinemann: 1989 1st ed 293 pp, b/w photos. Page edges lightly browned o/w VG+/VG+. Full of funny anecdotes and fascinating insights into the controversial director's life. (Book Ref #21985)  £7.00

RUSSELL, K. Fire Over England. The British cinema comes under friendly fire. Hutchinson: 1993 1st ed 183 pp, numerous b/w photos. F/VG+. Passionate, provocative, often very funny and a unique insight into one of Britain's great film directors. (Book Ref #11032)  £8.50

RUSSELL, K. Fire Over England. The British cinema comes under friendly fire. Hutchinson: 1993 1st ed 183 pp, numerous b/w photos. VG+ in nicked d/w. A passionate, provocative, often very funny and a unique insight into one of Britain's great film directors. (Book Ref #21986)  £8.50

RUSSELL, K. The Lion Roars. Ken Russell on film. Faber: 1994 p/b 1st US ed 184 pp. VG. Russell's invigorating commentary on the last 40 years of film-making. (Book Ref #21782)  £7.50

RUSSELL, M.W. A Poem of Remote Lives. Images of Eriskay 1934. The Enigma of Werner Kissling 1895-1988. NWP: 1997 1st ed 105 pp, profuse b/w photos. Fine in a Fine d/w. This very private photographer would not allow his work to be studied during his lifetime although he worked until 90. (Book Ref #33833)  £15.00

RUSSELL, V. Dream Gardens. Discovering the gardens of the Lake District. Century: 1989 1st ed 128 pp, profuse colour photos. VG+ in slightly torn d/w. Explores the ways in which a wide variety of gardeners have come to terms with the region's excesses, summed up by one of them as 'excessive wind, excessive rain, and, above all, excessive growth'. (Book Ref #15176)  £12.00

RUSSELL, V. Edith Wharton's Italian Gardens. Frances Lincoln: 1997 1st ed 192 pp, numerous colour photos, glossary, bibliog. F/F. Russell has photographed and written on the founding and symbolic meaning of the surviving gardens of Wharton's classic text. (Book Ref #28923)  £18.00

RUSSELL, V. Gardens of the Riviera. Little, Brown & Co: 1993 1st ed 160 pp, profuse colour photos, bibliog. Gift inscription on half-title o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. (Book Ref #33719)  £15.00

RUSSELL FLINT, SIR WILLIAM. Shadows In Arcady. Charles Skilton: 1965 1st ed 59 pp, b/w decorations by Flint. Gilt decorated black cloth with blue cloth spine. Fine in original glassine d/w in slightly marked and lightly edge-faded blue slipcase. No 234 of 500 signed by Flint on the colophon. Contains The Angelus, The Brass Plate, An Alley in Languedoc and The Devil at La Charite: four original stories by Sir William Russell Flint. (Book Ref #27349)  £80.00

RUSSELL-TAYLOR, J. Edward Wolfe. Trefoil: 1986 1st ed 230 pp, 200 b/w and colour plates, exhibitions. VG+ in lightly chipped d/w. Although associated with Bloomsbury and the Omega workshop and influenced by Matisse and Modigliani, Wolfe was never tied exclusively to one group or style. Chiefly known for his portraits, some landscapes and still lifes are included here. (Book Ref #14176)  £15.00

RUST, B. Jazz Records 1897 - 1942. 2 Vols. Storyville: 1972 revised ed, 2nd impression 1968 pp. VG+. (Book Ref #21107)  £95.00

RUTHVEN, M. Traveller Through Time - A Photographic Journey With Freya Stark. Viking: 1986 1st ed 143 pp, b/w photos. Fine in chipped d/w. Suitable captions from Stark's own writings accompany this unique collection of photos. (Book Ref #23190)  £15.00

RUXTON, GEORGE F. Adventures in Mexico and The Rocky Mountains. John Murray: 1847 1st ed 332 pp. Crimson cloth, gilt spine titles. Extremities lightly rubbed, titles slightly grazed. Prelims lightly browned and foxed, owner's name printed at head of half-title & preface, a few marked pages o/w a VG copy. (Book Ref #33845)  £50.00

RUXTON, GEORGE F. Esq. Adventures in Mexico and The Rocky Mountains. John Murray: 1847 1st ed 332 pp. Gilt top edge and spine titles. Spine lightly faded with extremities slightly rubbed. Pages edges slightly tanned, occasional fox spots. Owner's name stamped at top of half-title and preface pages o/w a clean, tight, attractive copy. (Book Ref #33724)  £50.00

RYAN, JOHN. Captain Pugwash and The Huge Reward. A Tale of Smuggling in the Ancient Town of Sinkport for children of all ages. Gungarden Books: 1991 p/b 1st thus 43 pp, colour cover and b/w illustrations throughout by John Ryan. Back cover slightly creased at top corner, previous owner's name o/w VG+. Signed by John Ryan with his usual Pugwash face on the half-title. (Book Ref #32751)  £15.00

RYDER, BRIAN. Beyond Realism. Art techniques to expand your creativity. David & Charles: 2001 1st ed 128 pp, colour illustrations throughout. Fine in a Fine d/w. How to move into a more exploratory or free style expressing emotions and sensations, allowing you to unlock more creative aspects of painting skills with ten step by step demonstrations showing inspiration to finished work. (Book Ref #33484)  £40.00

RYDER, P.F. Medieval Buildings of Yorkshire. Moorland: 1982 159 pp, profuse b/w photos, bibliog. Small bookplate o/w F/VG+. Describes and illustrates several hundred of Yorkshire's rich selection of buildings, including a host of lesser-known chapels, dovecotes, barns and fortified houses. (Book Ref #16889)  £9.00

RYDER, P.F. Medieval Buildings of Yorkshire. Moorland: 1982 1st ed 160 pp, b/w photos and illustrations throughout, bibliog. Front endpaper removed o/w VG+/VG+. Describes and illustrates several hundred of Yorkshire's rich selection of buildings dating from Andglo-Saxon times to 1550 AD. (Book Ref #27074)  £10.00

RYKWERT, J. & RYKWERT, A. The Brothers Adam. The Men and the Style. Collins: 1985 p/b 1st UK ed 223 pp, b/w and colour illustrations and photos, Notes, bibliog. A Fine Copy. A well illustrated guide to the work of the decorators, architects and town planners who had a style of architecture named after them. (Book Ref #29490)  £15.00

SACKVILLE-WEST, V. In Your Garden Again. Michael Joseph: 1953 1st ed 178 pp, b/w photos. Owners name o/w VG+ in an edge-worn d/w. Sackville-West's second gardening book. (Book Ref #27069)  £30.00

SACKVILLE-WEST, V. Some Flowers. Pavilion: 1993 rep 111 pp, 25 colour plates by Graham Rust. F/F. Originally published in 1937 with black and white photographs, this edition combines Sackville-West's 25 favourite flowers with Graham Rust's beautiful watercolours. (Book Ref #27688)  £10.00

SACKVILLE-WEST, V. The Garden. Michael Joseph: 1946 2nd Imp 134 pp, decorations by Broome Lynn. Pencil price on front endpaper o/w Near Fine in a slightly torn d/w. The long-awaited successor to her long poem "The Land". (Book Ref #24530)  £20.00

SACKVILLE-WEST, V. V. Sackville-West's Garden Book. Michael Joseph: 1983 eighth impression 250 pp, b/w photos. Inscription, back panel of d/w lightly scratched o/w F/VG+. A collection taken from Vita's four volumes of Observer articles and presented by Philippa Nicholson. (Book Ref #27229)  £15.00

SACKVILLE-WEST, V. V. Sackville-West's Garden Book. BCA: 1974 rep 250 pp, b/w photos. Near fine in a near fine d/w. A collection taken from Vita's four volumes of Observer articles and presented by Philippa Nicholson. (Book Ref #30587)  £7.50

SAFFORD, C.L. & BISHOP, R. America's Quilts and Coverlets. Dutton: 1972 1st ed 313 pp, 472 b/w and 122 colour illustrations throughout, bibliog. VG+ in a VG+ d/w. Authoritative visual history of American bedcovering design, materials and techniques. (Book Ref #32184)  £15.00

SALAMAN, M.C. & HOLME, C. (ed). The Great Painter-Etchers from Rembrandt to Whistler. The Studio: 1914 1st ed 264 pp, profuse b/w plates. Green cloth with gilt titles. Rear board slightly marked and spine darkened o/w VG+. Signed by the author on the title verso. (Book Ref #27147)  £12.00

SALES, J. West Country Gardens. Gardens of Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Somerset and Avon. Alan Sutton: 1980 1st ed 270 pp, colour and b/w photos and b/w illustrations throughout. F/VG+. Comprehensive guide to gardens that are regularly opened. (Book Ref #10313)  £9.50

SALES, J. & WILLES, M. A Year in The Garden. The National Trust: 2001 1st ed 143 pp, profuse colour photos. F/F. (Book Ref #26968)  £7.50

SALEWICZ, C. Oliver Stone. The making of his movies. Orion: 1997 1st ed 143 pp, b/w photos, bibliog. Fine in a Fine d/w. Includes unabridged Variety reviews for all Stone's films. (Book Ref #21281)  £9.50

SALTZMAN, L.F. (ed). The Victoria History of The County of Warwick. Volume Four. Hemlingford Hundred. Dawsons of London: 1965 rep 264 pp, numerous b/w plates, line drawings and plans. Red cloth with gold titles. VG+. (Book Ref #32100)  £45.00

SALWEY, J. The Art and Practice of Sketching. Its History and Technique in All Media. Batsford: 1930 1st ed 99 pp, b/w and a few colour plates. Inscription o/w VG in edge-worn d/w. (Book Ref #22852)  £10.00

SANDFORD, C. Loving the Alien. Warner: 2000 p/b rep 381 pp, b/w photos, chronology. F. 'Paints a more complete picture than we have had before'. (Book Ref #14696)  £5.00

SANDILANDS, G.S. (intro). Frank Brangwyn R.A. The Studio: 1928 1st ed 6pp of text, 8 full page tissue-guarded colour plates. A little light foxing, mostly on the prelims o/w a bright, clean and attractive copy in a d/w with 4 short marginal tears. (Book Ref #33130)  £35.00

SANDON, J. The Dictionary of Worcester Porcelain Volume 1. 1751 - 1851. Antique Collector's Club: 1996 rep 384 pp, colour and b/w illustrations throughout, appendices, bibliog. VG in slightly nicked d/w. Contains detailed new information on excavations at the old factory sites and illustrates the major finds. (Book Ref #25530)  £38.00

SANECKI, K.N. Humphrey Repton. An Illustrated Life of Humphrey Repton 1752-1818. Shire Publications: 1987 p/b rep 47 pp, numerous b/w photos, bibliog. Fine. (Book Ref #29805)  £7.50

SARACHCHANDRA. The Folk Drama of Ceylon. Ceylon Goverment Press: 1966 rep 180 pp, 1 colour plate, b/w photos and line drawings. Free end papers lightly browned o/w F in chipped dustwrapper. Description and analysis of various forms of Sinhelese folk drama and the fusion of village cults with higher religions. (Book Ref #10754)  £20.00

SARKAR, D. Battle of Britain. The Photographic Kaleidescope. Ramrod: 1999 1st ed 209 pp, 200 b/w photographs. Fine in a Fine d/w. Published for the 60th Anniversary of The Battle of Britain. Foreword by Lady Bader. Profusely illustrated with the personal photographs of the pilots. (Book Ref #31870)  £20.00

SARKAR, D. Battle of Britain. The Photographic Kaleidescope: Volume II. Ramrod: 2000 1st ed 138 pp, profuse b/w illustrations. Fine in d/w with short closed tear. Published for the 60th Anniversary of The Battle of Britain. Foreword by Lady Dowding. Profusely illustrated with the personal photographs of the pilots. (Book Ref #31871)  £15.00

SARKAR, D. Fighter Pilot:. The Photographic Kaleidescope. Ramrod: 2001 1st ed 200 pp, profuse b/w photos. F/F. Signed and dated dedication to his aunt by the author on the title page. Also signed by Lady Bader, Keith Lawrence and several other serving pilots and ground crew. Foreword by Dame Vera Lynn. A few local press cuttings on The Sarkars loosely inserted. (Book Ref #25416)  £60.00

SARRIS, A. The American Cinema. Directors and Directions 1929-1968. Dutton: 1968 p/b 1st ed 383 pp, directorial index. VG. (Book Ref #30005)  £7.00

SARRIS, A. (ed). Hollywood Voices. Secker & Warburg: 1971 p/b 1st UK ed 180 pp, b/w photos. VG. The responsibility of the director and the auteur theory are the twin themes of this series of confrontations with Cukor, Mamoulian, Preminger, Huston and others. (Book Ref #3904)  £5.00

SARRIS, A. (ed). Hollywood Voices. Secker & Warburg: 1971 p/b 1st UK ed 180 pp, b/w photos. VG. The responsibility of the director and the auteur theory are the twin themes of this series of confrontations with Cukor, Mamoulian, Preminger, Huston and others. (Book Ref #11520)  £5.00

SAUNDERS, SALLY. (text). Royal School of Needlework. Embroidery Techniques. Batsford: 1998 1st ed 168 pp, full page colour photos, b/w line drawings. Fine in a Fine d/w. With designs by Anne Butcher and Debra Barrett. (Book Ref #32964)  £20.00

SAVAGE, G. A Concise History of Interior Decoration. Thames & Hudson: 1966 1st ed 285 pp, 31 colour and 170 b/w plates, references, bibliog. Label removed from f.ep o/w VG+/VG+. Surveys the more prominent aspects of the subject from the first century AD to the early 1960s. (Book Ref #18237)  £7.00

SAVAGE, G. English Ceramics. J.F Gonthier: 1983 rep 268 pp, colour and b/w plates. Top edge slight