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  • [SATURDAY BOOK] RUSSELL, Leonard. [Editor to 1952] HADFIELD, John. [Editor thereafter]
    The Saturday Book 3-34 + supplementary volume

    london Hutchinson 1941-1975 and 1981 "Best of Saturday Book" edition.

    Number 1 and 2 missing from this otherwise complete run. The many writers who contributed to the series included H. E. Bates, John Betjeman, Graham Greene, Laurie Lee, Philip Larkin, John Masefield, H. J. Massingham, George Orwell, J. B. Priestley, L. T. C. Rolt, Siegfried Sassoon, Evelyn Waugh and P. G. Wodehouse. The Saturday Book provided literary and artistic compendium about life in Britain during the Second World War and then the following decades. Illustrators included Noel Carrington, Laurence Scarfe, Agnes Millelr Parker and photographers regularly appearing include Bill Brandt, Edwin Smith an E. .O Hoppé amongst others. Nice set with dust wrappers and boxes where appropriate. All dust…

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    london Hutchinson 1941-1975 and 1981 "Best of Saturday Book" edition.

    Number 1 and 2 missing from this otherwise complete run. The many writers who contributed to the series included H. E. Bates, John Betjeman, Graham Greene, Laurie Lee, Philip Larkin, John Masefield, H. J. Massingham, George Orwell, J. B. Priestley, L. T. C. Rolt, Siegfried Sassoon, Evelyn Waugh and P. G. Wodehouse. The Saturday Book provided literary and artistic compendium about life in Britain during the Second World War and then the following decades. Illustrators included Noel Carrington, Laurence Scarfe, Agnes Millelr Parker and photographers regularly appearing include Bill Brandt, Edwin Smith an E. .O Hoppé amongst others. Nice set with dust wrappers and boxes where appropriate. All dust wrappers are slightly worn. Ex libris Gavin Stamp with his bookplate.

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    Stock ID: 20051
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  • The Soloman R Guggenheim Museum by [GUGGENHEIM GUIDE BOOK] SWEENEY James J. [Introuction]
    [GUGGENHEIM GUIDE BOOK] SWEENEY James J. [Introuction]
    The Soloman R Guggenheim Museum

    New York Published by the Museum nd c1959

    Unpaginated. Introduction c4pp translated into German & French as well as in English b.w plates. Paper wrappers. Small 8vo. Pen note by previous owner who was Cordelia Oliver, who was an Art Critic at the Guardian and Glasgow Herald before going to work at the New York Times in the 1980s. The few annotations are reputedly hers.

    Stock ID: 20372
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  • The Stowe Catalogue, Priced and Annotated: by STOWE: FORSTER, Henry Rumsey.
    STOWE: FORSTER, Henry Rumsey.
    The Stowe Catalogue, Priced and Annotated:

    London, David Bogue 1848

    Frontispiece shows reproduction of Rembrandt painting, with tissue guard, title page, + list of subscribers + xxxiiip introduction, illustrated with steel engravings, 310pp documenting the sale including some illustrations of objects in the sale. Includes historical notes on Stowe with engravings. 22 pages of advertisements at rear including one for 1849 24 day sale of the library at Stowe by Sotheby's 4to. Half calf, green, blind stamped cloth, Rebacked to make a good copy with original spine lettering preserved. Bookplate of J Sulley, Nottingham. [ Possibly Joseph Sulley, Nottingham Jeweller an father of architect Henry Sulley] The bankruptcy of Richard Grenville, 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos led to this famous Stowe sale of paintings,…

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    London, David Bogue 1848

    Frontispiece shows reproduction of Rembrandt painting, with tissue guard, title page, + list of subscribers + xxxiiip introduction, illustrated with steel engravings, 310pp documenting the sale including some illustrations of objects in the sale. Includes historical notes on Stowe with engravings. 22 pages of advertisements at rear including one for 1849 24 day sale of the library at Stowe by Sotheby's 4to. Half calf, green, blind stamped cloth, Rebacked to make a good copy with original spine lettering preserved. Bookplate of J Sulley, Nottingham. [ Possibly Joseph Sulley, Nottingham Jeweller an father of architect Henry Sulley] The bankruptcy of Richard Grenville, 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos led to this famous Stowe sale of paintings, sculpture and other works of art in 1848.

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    Stock ID: 20373
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  • The Works of Alison Britton by [BRITTON]
    [BRITTON]
    The Works of Alison Britton

    London Crafts Council 1980

    36pp with text pages illustrated in b.w and on brown paper. Ceramic illustrated with colour plates. Paper wrappers. Introductory text by John Houston. Also includes biographical details of the artist.

    Stock ID: 20831
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