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David Shepherd: My Painting Life

By: David Shepherd

Price: £50.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles Uk: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03886

ISBN: 0715303856

Condition: Near Fine


Wildlife, aeroplanes, steam engines, portraits and landscapes - all these and more are to be found amongst this collection of the very best of David Shepherd's paintings. With a lively and thought- provoking, and amusing text, this book tells David Shepherd's story. there is some light marking and creasing to the D/W. A good, clean , tight and square copy. View more info

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The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Family's Century of Art and Loss

By: de Waal, Edmund

Price: £13.55

Publisher: USA, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03552

ISBN: 0374105979

Condition: Near Fine


The Ephrussis were a grand family, as rich and respected as the Rothschilds, who " burned like a comet " in nineteenth century Paris and Vienna society. Yet by the end of World War II, almost the only thing remaining of their vast empire was a collection of 264 wood and ivory carvings, none of them larger than a matchbox. Edmund De Waal unfolds the story of a remarkable family and a tumultuous century. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Maillol

By: Denys Chevalier

Price: £18.00

Publisher: France, Flammarion: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04145

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. the d/w has tears to its head. View more info

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Railway Paintings of Don Breckon

By: Don Breckon

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1987

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03884

ISBN: 0715390783

Condition: Near Fine


It's all here: the shapely majesty of the locomotives of the Big Four, with emphasis on the Great Western, set landscapes of Constable calmness'; the stations, accurate in every evocative period detail; the hidden rituals of the engine shed; the porters, signalmen and passengers who were privileged to play their part in this glorious panorama. The top front corner of the D/W shows light wear. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Don Breckon's Great Western Railway

By: Don Breckon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1989

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 03885

ISBN: 071538872X

Condition: Near Fine


With many paintings that have not been seen before, Don Breckon concentrates on his favourite subject, the Great Western Railway - the artist's railway its variety, precision and neatness, the railway that enhanced the countryside through which it ran. The D/W shows light marking and shelf wear. A good, and tight copy. View more info

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Don Breckon's Country Connections

By: Don Breckon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03060

ISBN: 0715394045

Condition: Very Good


Don Breckon's superb paintings recreate the golden days of steam, when little branch lines and sleepy stations connected country communities with towns and cities near and far. This book will appeal to railway enthusiasts and country lovers alike. There is light creasing to the base of the spine on the rear of the D/W View more info

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L' Eternel Fe'minin ; From Renoir to Picasso

By: Doschka, Roland

Price: £18.00

Publisher: GmBH, Prestael: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02478

ISBN: 379131730X

Condition: Very Good


Works by great artists have been combined in a unique study celebrating Women as a goddess, mother, wife, lover, and femme fatale. Key paintings in oil by each of these artists evoke a kaleidoscope of different sensual, sexual, and maternal emotions. Many of the 80 works , which have rarely, if ever, been published, come from well known private collections all over the world. The D/W has a large tear on the back panel ,but which has been repaired with a paper patch on the inside of the D/W. there is also a small tear to the top of the spine. View more info

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Long, Dark Tea-time of the Soul

By: Douglas Adams

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, William Heinemann Ltd: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03947

ISBN: 0434009210

Condition: Very Good


This is another novel by the author of Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy. There is light ware to its D/w. View more info

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Great Railway Photographers E R Wetherse

By: E R Wethersett

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Milepost: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04240

ISBN: 1900193655

Condition: Very Good


E.R. Wethersett is one of the greats of railway photography. his work spanned over 40 years and covered steam's Indian Summer. This book contains 68 Wethersett classics. His pictures have an enduring quality. which is immediately evident and future generations will find in his legacy some of the finest pictures ever made of the great age of steam. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Wild Flowers : Month by Month in their Natural Haunts.( Two Vol Set.)

By: Edward Step F.L.S.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: UK, Frederick Warne & Co.: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04409

Condition: Good


This is a Two Volume set of a Wild Flowers guide done in a month by month guide, it is illustrated with one hundred and seventy - six black and white photographs by the author. The green boards show wear to the extremities and corners, and the text block is tanned and spotted. For their age they are still tight and reasonably square. 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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Bridgend (Photographic Memories)

By: Emma Hill

Price: £13.50

Publisher: UK, Frith Book Co: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03989

ISBN: 1859373860

Condition: Very Good


This brief history of Bridgend is based around the photography of Francis Frith and his employees, and so it does not claim to be a comprehensive history of the town's past. However, it supplies the reader with a brief but stimulating glimpse of Bridgend's intriguing history. There is a wide crease across the rear top corner. View more info

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Turner: The great watercolours

By: Eric Shanes

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Royal Academy of Arts: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04547

ISBN: 0900946954

Condition: Very Good


Published to accompany the Royal Academy's unparalleled survey of J.M.W. Turner's finished watercolours. The clarity of the catalogue's design and the authority of its contributors, all of whom are distingushed Turner scholars, will ensure it a place at the forefront of thinking on Turner for years to come. A good tight copy. View more info

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Ceramics Source Book

By: Errol Manners

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Collins & Brown, London, UK: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03712

ISBN: 1855850206

Condition: Near Fine


The Ceramics Source book is a visual survey of the subject, tracing its development from its beginnings up to the present day and identifying the key traditions and styles. Each chapter contains an introductory essay followed by lavishly illustrated pages focusing on the key themes. The D/W shows light wear and scratching to the front cover and its corners A tight clean copy. View more info

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The Natural History of Butterflies

By: Feltwel,John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Christopher Helm Publishers Ltd: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03364

ISBN: 0709910592

Condition: Very Good


This is a unique and refreshing approach to the natural history of butterflies; how they work, migrate, find food plants, fight for territories and are so marvelously coloured. Written by a well known expert, this thoroughly researched book adds a whole new dimension to the spectacular and intriguing lifestyle of the butterfly . There is light spotting to the top of the text block. A good clean tight copy. View more info

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A Country Twelvemonth

By: Fred Archer

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02797

ISBN: 075090268X

Condition: Very Good


The Vale of Evesham in the depths of rural England between the wars, and Fred archer's small world, was somewhere the ploughman sang in the fields as he followed his horses, the raggle-taggle travellers camped in the fields every summer to pick the peas, and on saturday the blacksmith strode out to the wicket in his belt and braces to knock the next village's bowlers all over the pitch. Fred Archer's vivid recollections combine with contemporary photographs and colour paintings to create a highly nostalgic and evocative book that will be of lasting interest to all who love English rural life. ... View more info

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The Arts in Early England: The Life of Saxon England in it's Relation to the Arts

By: G. Balwin Brown, M.A.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Uk, John Murry Publishers Ltd: 1903

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04226

Condition: Good


This book deals with some of the facts of religious and social life that underlie the early history of English art. illustrated throughout with line drawings and maps. The green boards are worn down the spine which on one side has a closed split, and along its edges and corners. The front end paper and paste-down have light foxing .The text block is rough cut. View more info

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Out with Garibaldi : A story of the Liberation of Italy

By: G.A.Henty

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Forgotten Books : classic reprint Series.: 2012

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04212

ISBN: 1000260496

Condition: Very Good


This is a Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to accurately preserve the original format of each page whilst digitally enhancing the quality of the aged text. This could be a print on Demand book. View more info

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Giles : Fifteenth Series.

By: Giles

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Daily Express Publication: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02886

Condition: Very Good


Giles fifteenth cartoon annual for 1960 - 1961. The text block is tanned and there is creasing to the spine and there is a crease down the back panel. View more info

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Giles: Sixteenth Series

By: Giles

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Daily Express Publication: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02887

Condition: Very Good


Giles sixteenth cartoon annual on current affairs for 1961 - 1962. The spine of the jacket is tanned , has is the text block edges. There is a small tear at the base of the back panel. View more info