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A Tangle of Otters

By: Anderson, Ian Saint-Barbe & Gabrielle Bordewich

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Lutterworth Press: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03472

ISBN: 0718826167

Condition: Very Good


Vividly and movingly Ian Anderson tells the story of a year in the life of a family of otters , and Gabrielle Bordewich's masterly drawings show the otters in all their grace and beauty and tell visual terms a story distinguished by its naturalness and integrity. The D/j shows light shelf wear with crimping to its edges and is priced clipped. View more info

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An Artist in Italy

By: Armfield, Maxwell

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK., Methuen & Co Ltd: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03214

Condition: Good


This book is all about the authors experiences has he travels and paints his way through Italy. The text is accompanied by sixteen illustrations painted by the author. The boards and spine are dirty and stained and the text block is a little grubby, it is also has rough cut pages. View more info

Image for Edward Bawden's Kew Gardens

Edward Bawden's Kew Gardens

By: Brian Webb; Peyton Skipwith

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Victoria & Albert Museum: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03737

ISBN: 1851777792

Condition: Fine


This book celebrates the delightful infatuation that Edward Bawden, painter, illustrator and graphic artist had with Kew Gardens London, and draws on the illustrations, posters and linocuts of Kew he made over 60 years. A fine clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Silvery Tay: Paintings and Sketches from a Scottish River

By: Brockie, Keith

Price: £16.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent and Sons: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03385

ISBN: 0460047264

Condition: Very Good


The River Tay travels through a beautiful landscape containing an outstanding variety of wildlife. In 150 paintings, sketches and drawings in watercolour, pencil, crayon and oils, Keith Brockie superbly captures the birds, animals, flowers and plants that are to be found along the River Tay. There is light bleaching to the front of the D/W. View more info

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Victorian Cottages

By: Clayton -payne Andrew

Price: £14.00

Publisher: london, weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1993

Sellers ID: 01756

ISBN: 0297831933

Condition: Very Good


The book is full of paintings of victoria cottages by various artists of the times, its in very good condition View more info

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Watercolours of The Norwich School

By: Clifford Derek

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Cory,adams & Mackay Ltd: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00219

Condition: Very Good


This is the first serious study of watercolourists of the Norwich School for many years, and it is also the first time that any regional group of English water-colour artists has been treated on this scale or manner. This is a first edition hardback book in V/G condition it has file copy hand-written on the ffep, the D/W is in a protective cover but is badly chipped and torn. View more info

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Illustrated Editions of the works of William Morris in English

By: Coupe Robert L.M

Price: £18.00

Publisher: delaware, Oak knoll press: 2002

Sellers ID: 01853

ISBN: 1584560797

Condition: Very Good


A Descriptive bibliography View more info

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Banksy

By: Ellsworth-Jones, Will

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Aurum Press: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03166

ISBN: 1845136993

Condition: Very Good


For someone who shuns the limelight to the extent of concealing his real name, Banksy is remarkably famous. His street art in London is now the subject of guide books and walking tours. His artwork sells for six-figure sums at auction, but who is Banksy? The author sets out to try to discover the identity of this mysterious modern day street artist. There is a small indentation on the front cover. A very clean and tight copy. View more info

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Augustus John: Vol 1 the Years of Innocence.

By: Holroyd, Michael

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Book Club Associates: 1975

Edition: BCA

Sellers ID: 03742

Condition: Very Good


Though for decades out of fashion, Augustus John occupies a place among the foreground figures in British art during the first half of the twentieth century. This first volume of his biography covers the early years of what Virginia Woolf called ' the age of Augustus John'. There is a tear to the top of the spine and lower front corner on the D/W. A clean, tight copy. View more info

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Augustus John: Volume 2 The Years of Experience

By: Holroyd, Michael

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Book Club Associates: 1975

Edition: BCA

Sellers ID: 03743

Condition: Very Good


In this second and concluding volume of his biography, Michael Holroyd carries on the story of Augustus John into the tumultuous years of experiment and discovery before the First World War. The top of the text block is foxed, and the D/W shows light shelf wear to the edges. A good tight copy. View more info

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Peter Scott: Painter and Naturalist

By: Huxley, Elspeth

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Faber & Faber: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02318

ISBN: 0571161464

Condition: Very Good


Described by David Bellamy as the 'father of conservation' and by David Attenborough as its patron saint, Peter Scott led a crusade for endangered wildlife which captured the imagination of an entire generation. View more info

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Peggy Angus: Designer, Teacher, Painter

By: James Russell

Price: £250.00

Publisher: UK, Antique Collectors' Club: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03711

ISBN: 1851497684

Condition: Fine


Few people who met Peggy Angus ever forgot her. Passionate, outspoken and irreverent, she began her career as a painter and muralist before finding her vision as a designer of tile murals and wallpaper. As a teacher she inspired generations of students, of all ages and abilities, instilling in them her belief that art is integral to human life. Combining biography with critical analysis of her work, this richly illustrated book aims both to celebrate Peggy's life and rem... View more info

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Northumberland in Watercolour

By: John Taylor

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Ansis Publishing: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04054

ISBN: 0951952919

Condition: Very Good


In this book the fine illustrations by Daphne Harrison and the text by John Taylor compliment each other. The text describing the what is in the illustrations , and the illustrations putting a picture to the text. A beautiful book on the history, fauna and flora of Northumberland. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The paintings of L.S.Lowry- Oils and Watercolours

By: Levy , Mervyn

Price: £15.00

Publisher: uk, Book Club Associates: 1977

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 03159

Condition: Good


All of L.S.Lowry's major canvases are reproduced, many in colour, and these together with the wide selection of other works go to make this book one of the most comprehensive monographs when it was published. There are bumps to the corners of the blue boards. The D/J shows considerable wear to its edges corners and spine. There is a tear to the top of the D/J at the front and the spine is also sun faded. View more info

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The Art of Beatrix Potter

By: Linder, Enid and Leslie, Introduction and Notes to each section.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Frederick Warne & Co.: 1978

Edition: 3rd reprint

Sellers ID: 03395

ISBN: 0723214573

Condition: Very Good


This revised and enlarged edition reveals her greatness as an artist, and in some measure explains the secret of her charm. Leslie Linder has included many new reproductions of her art in this volume, and he and his sister Enid have prefaced each section with introductory notes which tell the history of her pictures and trace the development of her work as a writer and illustrator of children's books. A very clean and tight copy View more info

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W. Barns-Graham: A Studio Life

By: Lynne Green

Price: £45.00

Publisher: uk, Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04367

ISBN: 085331828X

Condition: Very Good


This is the first book devoted to the significant British abstract painter, Wilhelmina Barns-Graham. In this examination of her work, Lynne Green restores Barns-Graham to her rightful place in the story of the St Ives School, establishes her personal achievement as a painter, and by implication, the importance of her wider contribution to twentieth-century art. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Tunnicliffe's Countryside

By: Niall, Ian.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Clive Holloway Books Ltd: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03270

ISBN: 0907745024

Condition: Very Good


C.F. Tunnicliffe, a bird artist of international reputation, was equally gifted when he chose farm or wild animals as his subjects and was recognized as a brilliant illustrator of country books. This book is a selection of his illustrative work; chosen to reflect the genius that he brought to the task. There is a gift dedication from Clive Holloway the publisher on the title page. The top of the boards and the top and front edge of the text block is spotted. A good tight... View more info

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Peter Scott: Observations of Wildlife

By: Scott, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Phaidon: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03387

ISBN: 0714820415

Condition: Very Good


This book is a collection of paintings and a self-portrait of the man who created them. Many of Peter Scott's finest works are reproduced, along with some fascinating pages and sketches from his notebooks. The 105 paintings and drawings in this book span a career of over 40 years. There is light spotting to the top of the text block and there is a gift dedication on the ffep. The D/W shows light shelf-wear and it is also price-clipped. View more info

Image for The Rainbow a Portrait of John Constable

The Rainbow a Portrait of John Constable

By: Shirley Andrew

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Micheal Joseph: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00414

Condition: Very Good


A popular biography of one of the greatest of all English artists has long been needed,and this portrait by Andrew Shirley, who has made a special study of Constable, should be widely welcomed.The D/W is badly torn on the spine ends and along the edge and rippled along the top with small tears. View more info

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British Birds from Nature

By: Smith Francis Mary Isabella

Price: £16.50

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01462

ISBN: 0600306208

Condition: Very Good


This shows the Tresco Collection of Early Victorian Paintings and Observations.There is a mark on the front end papers . View more info