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  • FOSBROOKE T. D.
    The Wye Tour or Gilpin on the Wye. With historical and archaeological Additions, especially Illustrations of Pope's Man of Ross and copious Accounts of Ross, Goodrich Castle, Monmouth, The Buck Stone, Tintern Abbey, Lancaut [and many other localities]

    Ross printed and sold by W Farror 1818

    First edition. viii + 154pp illustrated with portrait frontis, tipped in plates of Goodrich Castle unnumbered and naively drawn map with key at page x. Further illustration of Tintern Abbey. Guide book to the key sites of interest to tourists of the Wye Tour. Small 8vo. Full calf, contemporary binding. Marbled end papers. Small split at head of spine and spine slightly rubbed. Minor foxing to prelims. Interesting local printing from Ross on Wye. Some contemporary annotations on the verso of the dedication leaf concerning the frontis of John Kyle. One or two other minor supplementary notes in the same neat hand on elements mentioned in the guide. Gilpin's 'Observations on…

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    Ross printed and sold by W Farror 1818

    First edition. viii + 154pp illustrated with portrait frontis, tipped in plates of Goodrich Castle unnumbered and naively drawn map with key at page x. Further illustration of Tintern Abbey. Guide book to the key sites of interest to tourists of the Wye Tour. Small 8vo. Full calf, contemporary binding. Marbled end papers. Small split at head of spine and spine slightly rubbed. Minor foxing to prelims. Interesting local printing from Ross on Wye. Some contemporary annotations on the verso of the dedication leaf concerning the frontis of John Kyle. One or two other minor supplementary notes in the same neat hand on elements mentioned in the guide. Gilpin's 'Observations on the River Wye and Several Parts of South Wales etc., relative chiefly to Picturesque Beauty' was made in the summer of the year 1770 was published in 1782 and became a resounding success. This guide was a one of a number produced in response to the development of the tourist trail in this part of Wales which remains popular today.

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    Stock ID: 20317
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  • WATKIN David
    Thomas Hope and the Neoclassical Revival

    John Murray 1968

    316pp illus. with b/w plates. Vg in dust wrapper. Important study of the life and work of Thomas Hope who prescribed classicism in design but who Watkins reveals as a romantic at heart.

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  • [SUNDIALS] PILKINGTON AND GIBBS LTD.,
    Tis always morning somewhere in the World The patent Helio-chronometer 9 Universal sun-dial

    Preston Pilkington & Gibbs Limited nd c1910

    35pp catalogue illustrated with b/w line illustrations and including two perforated order forms on last two pages. Unused. Decorated wrappers. A little dusty else good catalogue. Prices given for the various designs. Loosely inserted 4pp folded typescript explaining the process of measuring time using a sundial. Attractive catalogue. On title page pink cancellation label indicating the firm taken over by J Casartelli & Son, 18 Brown Street Manchester by the time this item was dispatched. In 1906 Gibbs applied for a patent for a type of sundial he had de-signed—the Universal Equinoctial Mean Time Heliochronometer or Gibbs Heliochronometer for short—which was able to accurately determine GMT to within a minute at any…

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    Preston Pilkington & Gibbs Limited nd c1910

    35pp catalogue illustrated with b/w line illustrations and including two perforated order forms on last two pages. Unused. Decorated wrappers. A little dusty else good catalogue. Prices given for the various designs. Loosely inserted 4pp folded typescript explaining the process of measuring time using a sundial. Attractive catalogue. On title page pink cancellation label indicating the firm taken over by J Casartelli & Son, 18 Brown Street Manchester by the time this item was dispatched. In 1906 Gibbs applied for a patent for a type of sundial he had de-signed—the Universal Equinoctial Mean Time Heliochronometer or Gibbs Heliochronometer for short—which was able to accurately determine GMT to within a minute at any time of the year and at any latitude. List of clients and testimonials form part of this publication indicating the sun dials were supplied world wide. Production ceased around 1914 at the outbreak of World War I.

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    Stock ID: 20861
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  • [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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  • Trade Catalogue - untitled by TEPPICHHAUS ORENDI
    TEPPICHHAUS ORENDI
    Trade Catalogue - untitled

    Wien I Lugeck 2 nd c1910

    36 + (4)pp illustrated with colour and b/w plates throughout. Decorated wrapers 4to. Very good. C. Genersich & Orendi traded in oriental carpets and the firm was established in 1857. Genersich died in 1891 and the company was continued by the Orendi family. Julius Orendi wrote several standard works such as the 1909 first published "Handbook of oriental carpets " which is still available as a reprint. This trade catalogue displays the whole range of the products they sold in the Wienner Werkstatte period. Items illustrated are priced. The number 3 on the front wrapper implies there are other editions of this catalogue but none have been traced. A rare and beautifully produced,…

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    Wien I Lugeck 2 nd c1910

    36 + (4)pp illustrated with colour and b/w plates throughout. Decorated wrapers 4to. Very good. C. Genersich & Orendi traded in oriental carpets and the firm was established in 1857. Genersich died in 1891 and the company was continued by the Orendi family. Julius Orendi wrote several standard works such as the 1909 first published "Handbook of oriental carpets " which is still available as a reprint. This trade catalogue displays the whole range of the products they sold in the Wienner Werkstatte period. Items illustrated are priced. The number 3 on the front wrapper implies there are other editions of this catalogue but none have been traced. A rare and beautifully produced, turn of the century, trade item. The inner wrapper displays a photograph of the shop as constructed in 1857. The firm regularly exhibited at major trade shows of the period and this may have been published in association with one of the Vienna International exhibitions. Scarce.

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    Stock ID: 17869
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  • (PODRECCA Boris) STEINER Dietmar (text)
    Transgression and Identity Boris Podrecca

    London 9H Gallery 1986

    16pp with b/w photos, plans, elevations and illus throughout. 4to pamphlet in decorated card wraps. Vg. Catalogue for an exhibition held from 17 January to 7 February 1986 at the 9H Gallery, which ran from 1985 until 1991 as a forum for the international exchange of design ideas. Loose insert review of the Gallery and the exhibition.

    Stock ID: 11272
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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.

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  • HARRISON Martin
    Victorian Stained Glass

    London Barrie and Jenkins Limited 1980

    96pp + 32pp colour plates and 90 monochrome illustrations. 4to. Very good in good dust wrapper. An extremely useful overview of stained glass of the 19th century with excellent source material on individual makers and firms.

    Stock ID: 20607
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  • Victoriana. by Private press book ROBNSON Roger and PRIDDLE, Robert.
    Private press book ROBNSON Roger and PRIDDLE, Robert.
    Victoriana.

    Wimbolden, King's College School, Art Society Press, 1966-67 1968

    70pp illustrated with wood blocked images from old stock blocks. Spiral bound. Decorated laminated boards. The tenth book from the press at King's College School. Limited edition 250 copies. Attractive book with eleven sections each portraying attitudes and interests of Victorian life using period illustrations throughout. Three editions of this book were produced by Kings College School Art Society Press, this is the third and most substantial. Note on the origins of the blocks used in this book at the front. Hard to find in this condition. Ex libris bookplate from Gavin Stamp.

    Stock ID: 19854
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  • William Morris Now Socialism by Design by [MORRIS] SIMON, R.
    [MORRIS] SIMON, R.
    William Morris Now Socialism by Design

    London A Communist Party Publication 1984

    Pamphlet produced for the 150 anniversary of of the birth of William Morris. 28pp illustrated with b/w plates. 4to. Decorated wrappers. Wrappers bound into recent binding with cloth spine and boards. Title lettered onto upper board and spine. Very good copy.

    Stock ID: 21433
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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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