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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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  • [SUNDOUR]
    The Sundour Diary and Notebook

    Morton Sundour Fabrics Limited 1958

    Bound in Sundour bookcloth. Long 16mo Red lettering. Decorated end papers, blue paper. Unlike the earlier versions of the diary and notebook, the extra illustrations are confined to the front and rear end papers. Artist for these not attributed. Nice item.

    Stock ID: 18530
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  • The Turner Prize Song Art or Arse? You be the judge by THE STUCKISTS - CHILDISH. Billy, Words and Music by.
    THE STUCKISTS - CHILDISH. Billy, Words and Music by.
    The Turner Prize Song Art or Arse? You be the judge

    Promoted by Joe Crompton 2000

    Limited edition CD. Includes the title song, The Turner Prize Song Art or Arse? - You Be the Judge with Tracey Emin's voice at the beginning, and another song, Anachronism in the UK, both written and sung by Billy Childish with Wolf Howard, plus The Turner Prize Manifesto, read by Charles Thomson. In original plastic box with cover picture of "The Tat Gallery". Produced in 2000 in association with a rival exhibition, The Real Turner Prize Show, which denounced the Turner prize, one of the most prestigious in the world, as "an ongoing national joke". The serious point of the Stuckists was that the traditional skills of painting and sculpture were rubbished by what…

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    Promoted by Joe Crompton 2000

    Limited edition CD. Includes the title song, The Turner Prize Song Art or Arse? - You Be the Judge with Tracey Emin's voice at the beginning, and another song, Anachronism in the UK, both written and sung by Billy Childish with Wolf Howard, plus The Turner Prize Manifesto, read by Charles Thomson. In original plastic box with cover picture of "The Tat Gallery". Produced in 2000 in association with a rival exhibition, The Real Turner Prize Show, which denounced the Turner prize, one of the most prestigious in the world, as "an ongoing national joke". The serious point of the Stuckists was that the traditional skills of painting and sculpture were rubbished by what they called "the Serota brigade" after Sir Nicholas Serota, director of the Tate.

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    Stock ID: 18239
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  • NOEL, Roden. Illustrated by PITTS, J. Martin.
    The Waternymph and the Boy

    Llandogo, Near Monmouth Old Stile Press 1997

    Limited edition no 149 of 225 copies. Signed by Martin Pitts. Unpaginated. Poem by Noel 9 1834-1894 interpreted through images by Pitts. Martin Pitts' name has been associated with The Old Stile Press since the very beginning. He made linocuts for the first book made by the Press and then, a succession of further projects with his images. Roden Noel lived from 1834 to 1894. In this poem he mixes elements of the story of Salmacis & Hermaphroditus from Ovid's Metamorphoses with memories of moods, settings and atmospheres from his Irish childhood, combining, as John Addington Symonds wrote, "full sensuous feeling for the material world with an ever-present sense of the spirit…

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    Llandogo, Near Monmouth Old Stile Press 1997

    Limited edition no 149 of 225 copies. Signed by Martin Pitts. Unpaginated. Poem by Noel 9 1834-1894 interpreted through images by Pitts. Martin Pitts' name has been associated with The Old Stile Press since the very beginning. He made linocuts for the first book made by the Press and then, a succession of further projects with his images. Roden Noel lived from 1834 to 1894. In this poem he mixes elements of the story of Salmacis & Hermaphroditus from Ovid's Metamorphoses with memories of moods, settings and atmospheres from his Irish childhood, combining, as John Addington Symonds wrote, "full sensuous feeling for the material world with an ever-present sense of the spirit informing it and bringing all its products into vital harmony." Pitts' images here are printed in dark honey-coloured ink highlighted with white ink on a light honey coloured Ingres paper giving the whole book construction an ephemeral feel. Printed cloth covered flimsy boards with gilt lettered spine, blue end papers and ribbon ties. From the collection of Bruce Wannell with his bookplate which was specially made by Mark Hearld in York. Very good copy.

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    Stock ID: 20866
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  • The Way of the Cross. An Interpretation by Frank Brangwyn, R.A. with a Commentary by Gilbert Keith Chesterton. by CHESTERTON, G. K.
    CHESTERTON, G. K.
    The Way of the Cross. An Interpretation by Frank Brangwyn, R.A. with a Commentary by Gilbert Keith Chesterton.

    London Hodder and Stoughton no date [1935]

    23 pages of text commentary by Chesterton followed by 14 plates by Brangwyn, (12 May 1867 – 11 June 1956) each preceded by a leaf stating the title of the etching. Quarto, black boards with white lettered title to upper board and on spine Cloth rubbed at head and base of spine and on corners. Internally good. Fourteen stations of the cross are illustrated.

    Stock ID: 21305
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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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  • [MONVEL] WIDOR, Charles M.
    Vieilles Chansons et Rondes Pour Les Petits Enfants

    Paris Librairie Plon 1927

    Decorated cloth binding, overprinted with titles on upper boards and gilt embossed flower. 47pp, beautifully illustrated with vignettes by Monvel. Oblong 4to. "1934 dedication on a pasted down label - all good wishes for the boy from Mrs Charles Richard Williams Christmas 1934". Binding a little shaky else good copy. Text of songs in French. Some with accompaniment music also written out.

    Stock ID: 21046
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  • (RITCHIE 1919-1997)
    Walter Ritche Sculpture in Brick and other Materials Book designed and published by the author,

    Distributed by Peter Dix Leamington Spa 1978

    112pp including high quality b/w plates of his work. 4to. White decorated and lettered wrappers. Scuff on upper wrapper has removed the work "in" from the title else a good copy. Loosely inserted Christmas card designed and signed by Ritchie. Last apprentice to Eric Gill, he became well known in his own right as a sculptor in many media but mainly in brick with which he was fascinated as a material. He spent his whole life in the Midlands, living in Kenilworth. The book catalogues his early public and private commissions. Uncommon.

    Stock ID: 15745
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  • Wartime Abstracts - The Paintings of Peter Lanyon by LANYON, Andrew
    LANYON, Andrew
    Wartime Abstracts - The Paintings of Peter Lanyon

    Cornwall Andrew Lanyon privately published 1996

    Limited edition. Number 182 from an edition of 250 copies. 90pp illustrated with colour reproductions of Lanyon's images. Fine letterpress hardback signed on the colophon page by the Andrew Lanyon. White dust wrapper. In black slipcase. Fine.

    Stock ID: 21437
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