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Cake Decoration. Illustrated with Photographically Reproduced Full-sized  Engravings of Designs of Cake Tops, Sides and Ornaments
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Cake Decoration. Illustrated with Photographically Reproduced Full-sized Engravings of Designs of Cake Tops, Sides and Ornaments

By Schulbe, Ernest - Prize Medalist

London: Maclaren & Sons, Offices of "British Baker", 1906 Hardback. 220mm x 280mm tall. Pp vii [including black-printed, green, illustrated advert endpapers]; 1 leaf [un-numbered] with a full-page, decorated advertisement for Tom Smith & Co, Ornamental Confectioners and, on the verso, the photograph frontispiece plate showing 12 ornate Gum Paste Vases and Bouquets manufactured by Tom Smith & Co of Finsbury Square, with 94 numbered text illustrations mainly in b/w photo and with multiple images, so that a total of over 150 tools, cake tops and sides, and details of decoration are shown. External dust soiling and rubs to board corners but internally good. Original binding of quarter blue cloth/black-printed, green paper-covered boards.. Third Edition. Quarter Cloth & Boards. Fair/No d/w. Lge 4to..

$33.83

Pierced Hearts and True Love. An Illustrated History of the Origin and Development of European Tattooing and a Survey of its present State
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Pierced Hearts and True Love. An Illustrated History of the Origin and Development of European Tattooing and a Survey of its present State

By Ebensten, Hanns

London: Derek Verschoyle, 1954 Hardback, 145mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). 96pp with 87 illustrations in the text and a Bibliography, plus a multi-image colour-plate frontispiece and 8 further plates containing a total of 10 b/w photos. Some light occasional foxing, otherwise very good, in the original orange cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title and gilt front board logo, and with the very good and unclipped colour-illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition, Second Impression. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$128.56

Seeing Secret Harmonies. Pictures of Anthony Powell
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Seeing Secret Harmonies. Pictures of Anthony Powell

By Warren, Jeremy, Spurling, Hilary, Taylor, D.J. & Mount Ferdinand [ Contributors ]

London: TLS [ The Times Literary Supplement ], 2005 148mm x 210mm tall (6" x 8.25" approx.). Pp (x), 82 with 22 illustrations in b/w & colour [incl. frontispiece portrait] Fine, in the original colour-illustrated thin card-covers. First Edition. Fine/N/A. 8vo..

$16.92

Robot Sexy
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Robot Sexy

By Sorayama, Hijame

Tokyo: Genko-sha Publishing Co. Ltd, 1983 225mm x 290mm tall (9" x 11.5" approx.). 80 un-numbered pages, illustrated throughout [mainly in full-colour] Fine, in the original colour-illustrated soft-card covers/black-on-yellow spine title.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.

$24.36

Fruit Prints - Turoin, Poiteau and Reifel. No. 5 in the Golden Ariels Series
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Fruit Prints - Turoin, Poiteau and Reifel. No. 5 in the Golden Ariels Series

By Mannering, Eva [ Edited and Introduced by]

London: The Ariel Press, 1964 Hardback, 186mm x 245mm tall (7.25" x 9.75" approx.). Pp 10 plus 22 single-sided colour-plates. Almost fine, in the original gilt & white-decorated paper-covered boards, and with the price-clipped but otherwise very good, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Boards. Almost Fine/Very Good. 4to..

$54.13

The Second Course of Orthographic Projection
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The Second Course of Orthographic Projection

By Binns, William

London: E. & F.N. Spon, 1869 title continues: "being a continuation of the new method of teaching the science of Mechanical and Engineering Drawing, with Practical Remarks on the Teeth of Wheels, the Projection of Shadows, Principles of Shading and Drawing from Machinery". Hardback, 140mm x 225mm tall (6" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xii, 180 with 67 engraved text figs., plus 22 single-sided plate leaves, 16 of which are double-folding. Rubs to head & tail of spine, and one of the plate leaves, having been mis-folded, has a dusty leading edge. Otherwise very good, in the blind decorated, cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. First Edition. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. 8vo..

$40.60

Emmanuelle, Bianca, and Venus in Furs
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Emmanuelle, Bianca, and Venus in Furs

By Crepax, Guido

Köln: Evergreen [an Imprint of Benedikt Taschen Verlag GmbH, 2000 Hardback, 205mm x 262mm tall (8" x 10.25" approx.). 463pp with illustrations in line throughout. Very good, in the original red rexine-covered boards/white titles. The black-printed, cream, illustrated dust-wrapper has a one-inch repaired vertical tear to the upper edge, but is otherwise very good and unclipped. . First Edition Thus. Boards. Very Good/Good. 4to.

$81.20

Brambly Hedge Poster Book
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Brambly Hedge Poster Book

By Barklem, Jill

London: HarperCollins, 1991 405mm x 305mm tall (16" x 12" approx.). Unpaginated, but 24pp including a full-colour title-page vignette, and with 11 full-page colour plates each with a facing page of text. A very light crease to the foot of the rear cover, otherwise very good, in the original colour-illustrated, soft-card covers.. First Edition Thus. Very Good. Folio.

$87.96

La Foce A Garden and Landscape in Tuscany
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La Foce A Garden and Landscape in Tuscany

By Origo, Benedetta; Livingston, Morna; Olin, Laurie & Hunt, John Dixon

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001 Hardback, 260mm x 260mm {10.25" x 10.25" approx.). Pp viii, 302, with profuse illustrations throughout in b/w, line, and colour, and with the colour-printed, multi-folding plan loosly inserted. All fine, in the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title and unclipped, colour-photo-illustrated dust-wrapper. Please note that additional postage will be required for overseas mailing.. First Edition First Issue. Cloth. Fine/Fine.

$47.37

Thomas Girtin's Water-Colours
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Thomas Girtin's Water-Colours

By Davies, Randall

London: The Studio, Limited, 1924 Hardback, 240mm x 298mm tall (9.25" x 11.75" approx.). Pp vii, 31, plus 96pp of plates, comprised of 16 colour plates with captioned tissue-guards, tipped-onto grey stock, and 80 monotone illustrations. A couple of minor chips to spine head, otherwise very good, in the original binding of quarter parchment with raised bands/grey paper-covered boards/gilt spine title/gilt on orange title to front board & gilt rulings/top edges gilt. With the attractive Art Nouveau bookplate of Rachel Agnes Talbot to the front pastedown. . Quarter Parchment & Boards. Good/No d/w.

$108.26

City Officers + Count Wratislaw & the Lord Mayor's Show + Control v Freedom in Leather Production &c. + Jack Straw in Drama & Pageant. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, Vol II No. 10
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City Officers + Count Wratislaw & the Lord Mayor's Show + Control v Freedom in Leather Production &c. + Jack Straw in Drama & Pageant. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, Vol II No. 10

By Masters, Betty R. + Francis, A. David + Stern, Walter M. + Bergeron, David M.

London: Library Committee of the Corporation of London, 1966 198mm x 260mm tall (7.75" x 10.25" approx.). Pp (ii), 425-482 incl. plus 2 full-page b/w plates. Contents: (1) "City Officers II: The Secondary"; (2) "Count Wratislaw and the Lord Mayor's Show, 1702"; (3) "Control v. Freedom in Leather Production from the Early Seventeenth to the Early Nineteenth Century"; (4) "Jack Straw in Drama and Pageant", plus "CalamIties, Wonders and Topics of the Town 1603-1902 - some items of popular taste as reflected in a list of the items in Guildhall Library. This section includes the 3 full-page plates, these being entitled "The Infallible Astrologer", "A short narrative of an extraordinary delivery of rabbets (sic)", and "The Dreadful Death of Robert Hawes". "Withdrawn and sold from Keele University, with one small label, a single circular stamp-impression and a tiny chip to the front cover, otherwise very good, in the original soft-card covers/black title. First Edition. Very Good. 4to..

$16.92

Chironomia; or a Treatise on Rhetorical Delivery:comprehending Many Precepts, Both Ancient and Modern, for the Proper Regulation of the Voice, the Countenance, and Gesture (&c.&c.)
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Chironomia; or a Treatise on Rhetorical Delivery:comprehending Many Precepts, Both Ancient and Modern, for the Proper Regulation of the Voice, the Countenance, and Gesture (&c.&c.)

By Austin, The Reverend Gilbert, A.M.

London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, in the Strand, 1806 ...the title continues:- "..Together with an Investigation of the Elements of Gesture, and A New Method for the Notation Thereof, Illustrated by Many Figures". Hardback, 220mm x 285mm tall (8.75" x 11.25" approx ). Pp xvi, 583 + (xvi) [Index & Errata], + 12 single-sided, multi-image plate leaves, one double-folding, showing over 150 postures and gesures for the body, the feet and the hands. The upper margin of the title-page bears the 1820 signature of Henry Alworth Merewether, whose many annotations grace the margins and text of the volume. Merewether, of Chancery Lane, (Fl. 1780-1864) was an Author, Barrister, Town Clerk of London and Sergeant-at-Law. Sound and tight, in a later binding of dark-brown half-leather with gilt spine title and gilt double-lined raised bands and marbled paper-covered boards.. First Edition. Half Leather & Marbled Boards. Good. 4to..

$473.66

A History of the Spanish Stage from Medieval Times Until The End of The Seventeenth Century
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A History of the Spanish Stage from Medieval Times Until The End of The Seventeenth Century

By Shergold, N.D.

Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1967 Hardback, 145mm x 222mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" approx.), Pp xxx, 624 + (xx) with 20 pages of plates containing a total of 34 b/w photo-illustrations, and a useful Glossary and Bibliography. A little minor spotting to prelims and closed-page edges, otherwise fine, in the original dark-blue, cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the almost fine and unclipped illustrated dust-wrapper. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo..

$87.96

The Enchanted World of Jessie M. King
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The Enchanted World of Jessie M. King

By White, Colin

Edinburgh: Canongate Publishing Ltd, 1989 Hardback, 220mm x 287mm tall (8.75" x 11.25" tall approx.). Pp xii, 164 with a coloured frontispiece plate, 176 further illustrations in colour, b/w photo & line, and a most useful Biblioraphy. Fine, in the original grey boards/gilt spine title, and with the fine and unclipped colour-illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Boards. Fine/Fine. 4to..

$196.23

L'Art Fantastique de Segrelles [ the French edition of The Art of Segrelles ]
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L'Art Fantastique de Segrelles [ the French edition of The Art of Segrelles ]

By Segrelles, Vincente [ Illustrator of the Dust-Wrapper to Terry Pratchett's "The Colour of Magic"]

Bruxelles: Magic Strip SA, 1987 230mm x 295mm tall (9.25" x 11.5" approx.). 23 full-page and 7 double full-page full colour illustrations, many of an erotic nature. Text in French. Very good, in the original full-colour, thin card covers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/N/A. Sm Folio.

$27.07

Erinsaga. The Mythological Paintings of Jim Fitzpatrick
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Erinsaga. The Mythological Paintings of Jim Fitzpatrick

By Fitzpatrick, Jim, Introduction by Andrew M. Greeley

Dublin: De Danaan Press, 1985 210mm x 295mm tall (8.25" x 11.75" approx.). 112pp illustrated throughout mostly in full colour. Very good, in the original colour-illustrated thin card covers.. First Edition. Card. Very Good/N/A. Folio.

$33.83

Colour in Display

By Crisp, Quentin

London: Blandford Press Ltd., 1938 Hardback, 125mm x 218mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp 131 with 23 text figs. and 5 colour plates, Plate 5 being a folding, linen-backed colour chart. Very good in the original green cloth-covered boards/black titles. An uncommon early title from the talented Author of "The Naked Civil Servant". First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Dw. 8vo.

$169.16

Clown
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Clown

By Disher, M Willson

London: Leonard Parsons, 1924 Hardback, 120mm x 178mm tall (4.75" x 7.5" approx.). 313pp. Rubs to head, tail and edges of spine, prelims spotted with some lesser occasional spotting to margins, and lacking front free endpaper. Otherwise sound, in the original double black-ruled green cloth-covered boards/black titles.. First Edition. Cloth. Fair/Later Glassine d/w. 8vo..

$60.90

Metaphor and Art. Interactionism and Reference in the Verbal and Nonverbal Arts
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Metaphor and Art. Interactionism and Reference in the Verbal and Nonverbal Arts

By Hausman, Carl R.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989 Hardback, 155mm x 235mm tall (6" x 9.25" approx.).Pp xiv, 238. Almost fine, in the original black cloth-covered boards/silver spine title, and with the slightly spine-sunned but otherwise fine & unclipped colour-illustrated dust-wrapper with design by David Deadman.. First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Almost Fine. Lge 8vo..

$87.96

Myth in the Modern French Theatre - An Inaugural Lecture
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Myth in the Modern French Theatre - An Inaugural Lecture

By North, R.J., M.A., Professor of French in the University of Keele

University of Keele, 1962 142mm x 223mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx). 18pp. The first Professorial Lecture given in the, then new, University, on 7th November, 1962. Very good, in the original pink soft-card covers/black title.. First & Only Edition.

$13.53

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