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    The Pictorial History: New Zealand & South Seas Exhibition by [NEW ZEALAND & SOUTH SEAS 1925-26] FANNING, L.S. [Editor]
    [NEW ZEALAND & SOUTH SEAS 1925-26] FANNING, L.S. [Editor]
    The Pictorial History: New Zealand & South Seas Exhibition A Comprehensive Illustrated Review of the Southern Hemispher's Greatest Exhibition

    Wellington, New Zeland Coulls Somerville Wilkie Ltd. 1926

    112 + xxxiipp. Long 4to 185 x 250mm. Cloth spine, pictorial boards overprinted with titles. Decorated end papers with time line of history reproduced from a panoramic painting shown by the Department of Industries and Commerce at the exhibition. Images mostly in sepia show trade stands at the exhibition, whilst last xxxiipp are a review of New Zealand and Australia aimed at attracting immigrants from Europe? Held in Dunedin, New Zealand from 17 November 1925 until 1 May 1926, it was an exhibition which showcased the country and the south seas area.

    Stock ID: 21867
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  • THE SPHERE 1924 no 1278 volume XCVIII July 19 1924 Special issue: The Wonders of Wembley in Advertising Convention Week. by WEMBLEY EXHIBITION 1924
    WEMBLEY EXHIBITION 1924
    THE SPHERE 1924 no 1278 volume XCVIII July 19 1924 Special issue: The Wonders of Wembley in Advertising Convention Week.

    279x380mm Colourful wrappers. Very good. Pp60+100 + 22pp period ads. Centre fold loosely inserted image of The King, The Queen and Prince of Wales by F Matania entitled "The three royal makers of Wembley. " Fascinating for the insights into how ethnicity was viewed at the exhibition with superb documentary photographs throughout

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  • Tone, texture, light and shade: by [BARNETT FREEDMAN] ROGERSON, Ian.
    [BARNETT FREEDMAN] ROGERSON, Ian.
    Tone, texture, light and shade: A Barnett Freedman Picture Album

    Wakefield The Fleece Press 2011

    141pp, Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white. One of 90 copies. Filled with wonderful ephemeral items, photographs of his posters on hoardings and on display in Lyons Corner Houses, paintings in public ownership, student work from the early 1920s. Decorated paper covered boards which employ a repeat pattern taken from a short strip of decoration originally produced as an intended border for a 1937 Imperial Airways Poster. Red cloth spine, open weave oatmeal coloured slip case as issued. A Special copy with loosely inserted reproduction Christmas Card in pocket against the rear paste down. Rogerson's first book on Barnett Freedman for the Fleece Press and the first since Barnett Freedman's death in…

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    Wakefield The Fleece Press 2011

    141pp, Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white. One of 90 copies. Filled with wonderful ephemeral items, photographs of his posters on hoardings and on display in Lyons Corner Houses, paintings in public ownership, student work from the early 1920s. Decorated paper covered boards which employ a repeat pattern taken from a short strip of decoration originally produced as an intended border for a 1937 Imperial Airways Poster. Red cloth spine, open weave oatmeal coloured slip case as issued. A Special copy with loosely inserted reproduction Christmas Card in pocket against the rear paste down. Rogerson's first book on Barnett Freedman for the Fleece Press and the first since Barnett Freedman's death in early 1958. It covered his graphic work, and sold out on publication. Part of an edition of 250 copies of which there were 90 of these special ones. Fine.

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    Stock ID: 21460
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  • CAMPBELL-COLE, Barbie & BENTON, Tim
    Tubular Steel Furniture. Conference Papers Art Documents 2

    London, Art Book Company 1979

    72pp with c100 b/w plates. 4to. Cloth in pictorial d/w. Vg in sl rubbed but very good d/w. A collection of papers on the origin and development of tubular steel furniture in Europe, from the 1977 Architectural Association Conference.

    Stock ID: 6771
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  • CRUTCHLEY, Brooke
    Two Men: Walter Lewis and Stanley Morison at Cambridge

    Cambridge, University Private Press 1968

    vi + 48pp + 7 mounted sample sheets of work by Morison and Lewis. 12 b/w illustrations and 2 colour plates. Boards, covered with decorative paper design by Reynolds Stone. Fine, in sl chipped slipcase. Printed for his friends by the University Printer, Christmas 1968.

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  • "Virgin Cork" Design for Decorations by GARDEN ORNAMENTS AND FIXTURES
    GARDEN ORNAMENTS AND FIXTURES
    "Virgin Cork" Design for Decorations

    London London and Lisbon Cork- Wood Co. Limited 28 Upper Thames Street nd c1872

    Advertising pamphlet/broadside, printed on both sides. One side is a series of steel engraved images showing garden elements constructed from cork for Ferneries, Garden ornaments, hanging baskets, glass domes with plant specimens etc. The other side provides illustrations of the product with an extract about cork by Shirley Hibberd from Floral World and a series of testimonials. Now a single flat item, but originally a folded pamphlet. Fascinating illustrated item showing design for garden element in the high Victorian era. A little worn at edges and a short tear across part of one of the original old fold lines but still a very good and…

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    London London and Lisbon Cork- Wood Co. Limited 28 Upper Thames Street nd c1872

    Advertising pamphlet/broadside, printed on both sides. One side is a series of steel engraved images showing garden elements constructed from cork for Ferneries, Garden ornaments, hanging baskets, glass domes with plant specimens etc. The other side provides illustrations of the product with an extract about cork by Shirley Hibberd from Floral World and a series of testimonials. Now a single flat item, but originally a folded pamphlet. Fascinating illustrated item showing design for garden element in the high Victorian era. A little worn at edges and a short tear across part of one of the original old fold lines but still a very good and quirky catalogue of items for the garden.

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    Stock ID: 21941
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  • William Morris: The Marxist Dreamer by [MORRIS] MEIER, Paul
    [MORRIS] MEIER, Paul
    William Morris: The Marxist Dreamer two volume set

    Hassocks, Sussex Harvester and New Jersey, Humanities Press 1977

    800pp. Used - Very Good in slightly worn dust wrappers with illustration of Kelmscott on each. In cardboard slipcase as issued. Translated by Frank Gubb with a preface by Robin Page Arnot

    Stock ID: 21269
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  • FRENCH, Thomas
    York Minster, The Great East Window

    Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2003

    161pp + 20pp of colour plates at back. c120 b/w photographic plates in text. 4to in wrappers, very good copy. A detailed catalogue of the stained and painted glass in the Great East Window of York Minster. All photography is beautifully clear and both the black and white and colour images are stunning in their clarity and quality.

    Stock ID: 21598
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