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  • 1853-1934 Middle Class Furnishing by  (HEAL'S)
    (HEAL'S)
    1853-1934 Middle Class Furnishing

    Newton Abbott David and Charles 1972

    Extensivley illustrated.4to cloth boards with illustrated dust wrapper . Spine slightly faded otherwise a very good copy. A compilation publication reproduced from 12 Heal and Son catalogues to trace taste in furnishings of smaller homes.

    Stock ID: 18198
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  • 1988 The New Wave Punk Rock Explosion by  COON. Caroline,
    COON. Caroline,
    1988 The New Wave Punk Rock Explosion

    London Orbach and Chambers 1977

    First edition 128pp b/w internal illustrations. Perfect binding, colour illustrated wrappers. excellent condition. 1st edition of this extensively illustrated account of the early history of Punk. Bands noted, The Damned The Sex Pistols, The Clash amongst others. Also covers the 100 club 1976 Punk Rock Festival.

    Stock ID: 18233
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  • EVANS, David.
    A Bibliography of Stained Glass

    Cambridge D.S. Brewer 1982

    200 pp in paper dust wrapper. 4to. Vg. Bibliographic index of stained glass literature, comprising over 6,000 items. Indispensable work for libraries in the fine arts fields, and scholars whose research involves references to stained glass, from medieval heraldry to modern architecture.

    Stock ID: 16219
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  • FRANKS Augustus, Wollaston
    A Book Of Ornamental Glazing Quarries, Collected And Arranged From Ancient Examples

    London, John Henry Parker 1849

    25pp, 112 plates. Original red cloth, gilt decorated spine and titles. Slightly rubbed at head and base of spine. Internally very good. Hard to find. Franks is an important Antiquarian. As undergraduate he began his collection of brass rubbings, ultimately given to the Society of Antiquaries; was one of the founders of the Cambridge Architectural Society and an early member of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society; and was also one of the four student members of the Ray Club. On leaving Cambridge in 1849 Franks devoted his energies to the Royal Archæological Institute, then newly established. Later he joined the staff of the British Museum and became a key figure in developing the collection of British Antiquities. This book, which reflected one of his personal collecting interests, was his first book.

    Stock ID: 18915
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  • WITH ADDITIONAL MANUSCRIPT MATERIAL AND ORIGINAL TIPPED IN PHOTOGRAPHS (WINDERMERE) CLOWES Frederic
    A Description of the East Window of S Martin's Windermere: With Some Account of That Old Parish Church (Sometimes Called Bowness Church) Also a Description of the Arms in the Window by Charles Bailey and Some Remarks on the Art of Glass Painting by Henry Hughes

    Kendal Printed by Atkinson and Pollitt 1874

    26pp illustrated with six tipped in sepia photographs and 2pp plates showingn the window inscriptions. Green decorated cloth with gilt titles. Loosely inserted manuscript notes on the funds raised for the restoration of the window and the names of contributors together with some additional hand written notes on the stained glass. Interesting documentary collection on a single project. Funds from sale of the book were intended for the restoration fund for the window. St Martin's Church is the parish Church of Bowness, and was built in 1483, with various alterations, including the restoration of 1870, when the Church was enlarged by Paley and Austin. The outstanding feature is the East window which was entrusted to Henry Hughes of London Glazier. The restoration was subsequently documented in guide books to the church.

    Stock ID: 15607
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  • ALBUTT. Roy,
    A E Lemmon (1889-1963) Artist and Craftsman

    Worcestershire Roy Albutt 2008

    97 pp. 27 colour plates. Decorated, laminated wrappers. 8vo. Fine. This book has gazetteers of stained glass windows and decorative artwork, a bibliography and index. Colour photographs illustrate the range of works produced by this designer craftsman.

    Stock ID: 17199
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  • MAILE. G.... & SON LTD,
    A Garden of Love & Rememberence 19pp with illustrated end papers. Duo-tone lithograph + b/w illustrations.

    (G Maile and Son LTD) 1938

    19pp with illustrated end papers. Duo-tone lithograph + b/w illustrations. Small 4to illustrated wrappers. VG. Very nicely illustrated trade catalogue showing the firms designs for Gardens of Remembrance. The designs shown are effectively for gardens with gardens with memorials and kerb sets arranged to show how individual burial plots could be laid out.

    Stock ID: 18212
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  • BROWN. Sarah (Ed),
    A History of the Stained Glass of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle

    Windsor Dean and Canons of Windsor 2005

    263 pp. 97 bw ills, 12 colour plates. Decorated, laminated wrappers. Small bump at top spine edge else fine copy, as new. Pioneering study exploring the history of the chapel's stained glass, by a team of distinguished stained glass historians and heraldic scholars, revealing a microcosm of English stained glass design across the centuries. With essays by Martin Harrison, Michael Archer, Peter J. Begent, Sarah Baylis, William Cole and Hilary Wayment.

    Stock ID: 17270
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  • AYLMER G.E. and CANT Reginald (eds)
    A History of York Minster

    Oxford Clarendon Press 1977

    xv + 586pp, vi plans, 182 plates. 4to. Vg brown cloth in similar d/w with protective cover. With contributions by Claire Cross, Barrie Dobson and David E. O'Connor, amongst others. Chronological account of York Minster with additional chapters on the stained and painted glass, music since the Reformation, funeral monuments, and the Minster Library.

    Stock ID: 15637
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  • GOLD. Sidney M.,
    A Short Account of the Life and Work of John Rowell

    Privately published 1965

    71 pp. 21 b/w plates. Navy cloth boards. Vg. 8vo. Study of Rowell, plumber, glazer and artist, whose works include drawings, glass paintings, portraiture, heraldry and restorations.

    Stock ID: 17523
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  • A Thousand Years of Stained Glass by  BRISAC Catherine,
    BRISAC Catherine,
    A Thousand Years of Stained Glass

    London: Macdonald & Co. 1986

    200pp with 160 colour photographs. Cloth very good dw in protective sleeve. Explores the history of stained glass from its origins to the 1980s. Particularly interesting section on the post-medieval development of the medium.

    Stock ID: 13930
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  • SUFFLING. Ernest R.,
    A Treatise on the Art of Glass Painting Prefaced with a Review of Ancient Glass

    London Scott Greenwood & Son 1902

    139 pp. colour frontis + 36 b/w ills. Dark green boards with embossed border, gilt lettering on cover and spine. Spine sl. faded. 8vo. Vg. Explains the art and mysteries of producing a stained glass window. Written by the author for both artist and general reader 'with an antiquarian turn of mind'. Chapters include Designing Scale Drawings, Cartoons and the Outline, The Various Kinds of Glass-Cutting for Windows, The Colours and Brushes used in Glass Paining, and Fret Lead Glazing. With 24-page 'Abridged Catalogue of Special Technical Books'. Two colour plates, called for on title page, not present, as usual.

    Stock ID: 17366
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  • SHARPE Edmund
    A Treatise on the Rise and Progress of Decorated Window Tracery in England: illustrated with ninety seven woodcuts and six engravings on steel with Decorated Windows: A Series of Illustrations of the Window Tracery of the Decorated Style of Ecclesiastical Architecture...

    London: John van Voorst 1849

    Vol. I: xii, 111pp, incl 97 ills and 6 plates; vol. II: 60 plates with a leaf of descriptive text. 228x150mm. Uniform blue gilt lettered cloth. Very good and very bright set of this study. Predates Sharpe's more well known treatise 'Architectural Parallels.'

    Stock ID: 6100
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  • (HONE) FROST. Stella (Ed.)
    A Tribute to Evie Hone and Mainie Jellett

    Dublin Browne and Nolan Limited. 1957

    77 pp. 12 plates in colour and b/w including colour frontispiece. 8vo. Buckram covered boards with title embossed on upper board. Small area of discolouration on buckram. Internally very good. Previous owner's signature on front end paper. Contributions and recollections dedicated to the memory of these two Irish artists, assessing their work, including notable figures, such as John Piper, Elizabeth Bowen, C.P. Curran, Raymond Mortimer and others. Both Evie Hone.[1894-1955] and Mainie Jellett [1897-1944] were important figure in Irish art history, both as an early proponents of abstract art and as a champions of the modern movement. Having met at Wesminster School of Art, they became life long friends, both trained under cubist teachers including Albert Glezies and André Lohte. Hard to find.

    Stock ID: 17000
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  • CONNICK Charles (1875–1945)
    Adventures in Light and Color An Introduction to the Stained Glass Craft by Charles J. Connick, Master Craftsman.

    London George Harrap and Co Limited. 1937

    xvi, [2] 428 pages, Illustrated with tipped in colour plates on thick art grade paper on black backgrounds. 4to. Gilt lettered cloth. A little worn at edges else very good. With two loosely inserted printed greetings cards from Charles Connick dated 1940. Connick's studio continued to operate, and remained a leading producer of stained glass, until 1986. Connick's archive is at the Rotch Library, MIT Boston. Foreword by Charles D. Maginnis FHIH.

    Stock ID: 14501
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  • ENGLAND R.E.
    All Saints' Church, Sherburn-in Elmet

    Sherburn, E. Pearson 1930s

    16pp with 3 b/w illustrations. Wraps, worn but good, internally similar. Composed after the restoration of the church in 1931, this pamphlet gives an account of the North Yorkshire church and its features, including architecture, sculpture and stained glass. England was a prominent member of the Yorkshire Archaeological Society.

    Stock ID: 7935
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  • PEVSNER Nikolaus
    An Enquiry into Industrial Art in England

    Cambridge University Press 1937

    First edition. xiv + [3] + 234pp illus with 24 b/w plates, 4to, cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Very good although with some browning of endpapers. Pevsner made this carefully and well-researched survey of the conditions and artistic value of design in English industries and it remains a key text on the subject in which he considers the European perspective, particularly German design, and links it to the United Kingdom.

    Stock ID: 5368
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  • WINSTON. Charles,
    An Enquiry into the Difference of Style Observable in Ancient Glass Paintings Especially in England: With Hints on Glass Painting by the late Charles Winston.

    Oxford James Parker and Co. 1867

    8vo, two volume set. Vol. I, i-xxiv, 422pp + [2pp adverts] + 27 b/w ills. Ex Bootham School book plates, but no other library accession marks. Deep red cloth boards with decorative detail impressed into cloth. Spine with gilt lettering and horizontal lines of decoration at the head and base of spine. Vg., with slight fading to the spines. Vol. II, i-iv, 98pp, + list of 75 ills. 23 pages of text that identify 49 b/w and 26 hand coloured illustrations. Volume Two with attractive hand coloured frontispiece. Important study of stained glass techniques, including examination of borders, patterns, figures and foliage.

    Stock ID: 17218
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  • WINSTON. Charles,
    An Inquiry into the Difference of Style Observable in Ancient Glass Paintings Especially in England: With Hints on Glass Painting by an Amateur (Charles Winston).

    Oxford John Henry Parker 1847

    Two volume set. Vol. I, i-xxiv, 422pp + [2pp adverts] + 27 b/w ills. Vol. II, i-iv, 98pp, + list of 75 ills. 23 pages of text that identify 49 b/w and 26 hand coloured illustrations. Attractive full calf binding with tooling to spine. Important study of stained glass.

    Stock ID: 19031
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  • SHAW, Rev. P.J. (ed.)
    An Old York Church: All Hallows in North Street 1089-1908 Its Medieval Stained Glass, Architecture and Records

    York, The Church Shop 1908

    99pp with 34 b/w illustrations in the text, plus 9 colour and 28 b/w plates. Large 4to. Cream cloth with gilt decoration of church on upper board. One inch tear at head of spine and some light wear, bumped at corners and head and base of spine else good copy. Some minor foxing internally. Sumptuously illustrated by Mabel Leaf and E. Ridsdale Tate. With chapters on the history, glass, architecture, records and contemporary use of the church, plus an appendix containing abstracts of 71 wills 1389-1467. This attractive book was limited to 500 presentation copies, of which this is no. 378. Subscription list forms part of the preliminaries.

    Stock ID: 15751
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