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David Hicks first edition
classic David Hicks decorator's bible,
first edtion, 152pp. b&w and colour photos of modern bathrooms, 1970
1976 Design Council publication,
with cover design by Glyn Boyd-Harte,
(blindstamp on inner page)
1946 ist edition
Adventures of Billy Bee by Margaret Carter,
4 full page colour plates, and b&w illus.
Randolph Caldecott book
limited edition book by Haslewood Press Dog of War
Randolph Caldecott paper cover picture book c.1880
Anima Animus Animation:
Between film and free expression,
fully illus. hb. in dj.
Dog of War by John Taylor the' water poet' limited edition of 375, some pages still uncut,
Haslewood books 1927,
Sam Haskins photographs
England by Laurence Meynell published by Associated British & Irish Railways 1939c.32pp fully illustrated with sepia photogravures, and tipped in map of England with rlwy routes.
large format 1972 photoposter book complete with 31 full page images by Sam Haskins
(many featuring large surreal apples!)
original real photo postcard set of
Moravian Punkva Grotto,
in orignal envelope with information sheet,
book soldiers verse
John Piper poetry book
scarce 1st edition 1945 with original lithographs by William Scott, in scarce original dustjacket,
scarce 1945 1st edition 2nd impression English Scottish & Welsh Landscape poetry with full page lithographs by John Piper, in original dustjacket.
selection of original Penguin music scores,
with beautiful pattern paper covers by Elizabeth Friedlander,
£15 each
Heads & Tales,The Film Portraits of
Cornel Lucas,
1st ed. signed by photographer,
c.128pp fully illus. hb. (no dustjacket)
scarce 1st ed. 1946 with original lithographs by Edward Bawden,
in original dustjacket
Polish Panorama
full page photo images and illus.
(some wear to hb cover - no dj)

Denton Welch journals
scarce Illustrated novels by Betty Swanwick, 1957 and 1945
£55 and £65 respectively
Die Neue Graphik

by Karl Gerstner & Markus Kutter,
hb. in original slipcase
Denton Welch by Michael de-la-Noy,
lst ed. 1984, signed and inscribed by author,
Denton Welch Journals,
intro. by Jocelyn Brooke,
1973 ed.
(inscription on front endpaper)
Classic Plastics,
1st edition hb.with dj.,160pp fully illus.
Banner Bright by john gorman 1st edition hb with dustjacket, 1973
Cinema One series in association with BFI
1st ed. pb. 1960s-1972, c.192pp. b&w illus.
£20 each
(only Orson Welles still available)
David Hockneys Grimms Fairy Tales
Dada reprint
scarce little 1st edition of David Hockney's Six Fairy Tales, 1970, with 39 etching illustrations,
1947 Pottery & Glass in Things we See, illustrated pb. with slightly worn dustjacket.
scarce 1970s Mecano (DADA) reprint of original 1920s, folder with inserts,
a selection of scarce 1940s picture puffin books - quality litho colour printing

picture puffin book ponies
Picture puffin animal life
Our Ponies
Wonders of Animal Life
Famous Ships
Frank Mason illus.
picture puffin
About a Motor Car
The Story of Louisa (scarce)
damage to cover

Soldan Types - Ludwig & Mayer c.1930s
£35 for the two vols. (see next image of inserts)
1951,1953,1954,1955,1959, 1977/8
£20 each

ist ed. Constance Spry
2 vol. set with original author's bookplate ( design Isabel Saul )
signed and dated Dec.1951,
Winter & Spring Flowers
Summer & Autumn Flowers
(no dustjackets),
hb. fully illustrated colour and b&w,
£100 the set.
scarce 1956 Kynoch Press notebook,
with 12 full page b&w line drawings by Ian Ribbons and vignettes,
scarce original c.1930 Dryad Press, 16pp booklet with 13 inserted patterns, English Smocks by Alice Armes,
nicholsons guide to waterways
marianne straub
Gordon Russell

Nicholson's Guide to the Waterways
for the North East
edited by paul atterbury and andrew darwin c. 1975
Design Council publications:
Marianne Straub
by Mary Schoeser 1984, £35
Gordon Russell
by Ken Baynes 1981 sold
1971 Tate Gallery publication on Eduardo Paolozzi, retrospective,
complete with scarce original boot bookmark,
hb. pp. 30 - 105 designed by Paolozzi
b&w illustrations throughout 112 pp
Tea and a slice of Art - Lyons lithographs
Henry Moore dustjacket
A Map of Hearts
1945 ed. of Inez Holden short stories
Lyons Lithographs 1946 - 1955,
fully illustrated paperback with d-j
2007 first edition
published by Deutches Filmmuseum Frankfurt, 1984,
pb. german text, c.231pp. fully illus. col. and b&w
New Democracy Work for All
New Democracy Women and Work
Jane Austen in Kent,
signed by author DW Smithers,
ltd ed. 500,
gilt edged and slipcase, 1981
The New Democracy
london 1945. many isotype charts £45 each
Rietveld House Quadrat book
Stanley Spencer rare almanac 1st edition
quadrat edited by Pieter Brattinga (prof of art NY) 1953 -1970 experiments in printing limited editions of 2000 produced for Steendrukkerij different examples £25 each
It's Made Like This Roads
by Norman Wymer, 1964
(stains to cover and some wear to dj)
c.64pp with 24pp b&w photos
Stanley Spencer, rare 1st edition Almanac, numbered 142/ 250 copies,
1927 , superb condition,
many pages still uncut, so images are hidden!
architectural press Exeter volume 1946
Blackpool illuminations at night photo postcards
Battle of Bogside by Clive Limpkin,
scarce 1972 1st ed. pb.
fully illus. b&w photos,
exeter architectural press 1946. henrion dustjacket
Blackpool illuminations at night souvenir postcards, unused,
£2.50 each
Coventry Cathedral souvnir 1956
1956 souvenir booklet published by Royal College of Art
Excursions into Architecture -
The Picture Palace, hb with dj, 1969
Excursions into Architecture -
Canals & their Architecture, hb with dj, 1969,

John Piper Ceramics
Christopher Logue
1966 humourous ABC
Sarah and Simon and No Red Paint,
1st ed. hb. 1965
illus. Edward Ardizzone
John Piper ceramics,
1982 exhibition catalogue, pb.
c.20pp b&w photos
Life Blood WW2 book
scarce Ministry of Information booklet 1945
papercover booklet dated 1946,
with striking cover by Abram Games,
(torn piece in interior page)
1950s I-spys
£6 each
(some neatly annotated!)
Walter Dorwin Teague
Design this Day
the technique of order in the machine age,
hb. c.237pp b&w photos.
Karl Gerstner
Designing Programmes,
card with paper wrappers,
Niggli Switzerland 1964
folding map of waterways in France,
1st ed. 1950s,
original linen backing,

1996 facsimile ed. of 1938
Nursery Rhymes of London Town,
illus. Macdonald Gill,
scarce 1st edition large folio
Charles Latham
In English Homes
74 important English country houses,
b&w photogravure plates, 1904,
gold blocked Arts & Crafts cover by H.Granville Fell
1978 Shell Guide to East Sussex
hb. dj. b&w photos throughout mainly by John Piper,
1970s Elizabeth David classic Mediterranean Food, John Minton illus.
1955 original Buffalo Bill wild west annual,
full page colour illus. and many illustrated pages by D. McLoughlin (price clipped and inscribed on endpaper)

Festival of Britain
scarce 1951 Festival of Britain publication with embossed Festival medallion!
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2001 Reconstruction
Designers In Britain 1940 - 1951
fully illustrated colour exhibition catalogue, c.39pp. fully illustrated in colour, pb.
historic family guide to National Insurance Scheme,
July 1948

Good Food on The Aga,
including notes on bottling, jam making etc.
by Ambrose Heath,
with illustrations by Edward Bawden,
ist ed./2nd impression , 1933,
stained 'washable' cover and some foxed pages,
mint unused 1950s seaside babe postcard, with folding message!
The Double Crown Club - 50 years history, cloth hb. in slipcase,
screenprint original from limited edition Trickett & Webb calendar
(this is Peter Blake)
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King Penguin Parthenon

The Sculpture of the Parthenon,
1st ed. 1959,
Norman Hartnoll's
fascinating autobiography,
fully illustrated,
c.141pp. & c.28 illus.
first edition, 1955
classic Robert Carrier sets of cookery cards,
1.England sold 2. France
containing 20 typical recipes,
1st edition 1968,
£5 each set
vintage greetings card

surreal vintage 1950s birthday card and envelope
1950s road safety child's printed cotton hankie,
1950s printed linen child's hankie
Early 1950s picture booklet of Princess Elizabeth (soon to be queen) c.32pp.b&w photos
1953 Coronation souvenir book (pb)
full of wonderful period advertising,
GDR childrens book
10pp colour photo on board childrens book from East Germany c.1970's
Records and Champions
an Eagle book, 1959,
c.96 jam packed with b&w photos and facts!,
Snapping Turtle's All Wrong Day,
by Peggy Parish,
illustrated by John Johnson,
1st US edition 1970, hb,
vintage postcard marilyn monroevintage postcard Brigitte Bardot
vintage postcard Jayne Mansfield
Paintings from the Festival of Britain catalogue SheffieldFestival of Britain Guinness clock postcard
vintage1950s unused glamour model postcards
£5 each
Marylin Monroe, Brigitte Bardot, Jayne Mansfield.
scarce 1978 catalogue of Paintings from the Festival of Britain produced by Sheffield City Art Galleries
Guinness Festival clock 1951 postcard
1951 Festival of Britain publication
edited by Geoffrey Grigson
musical sheet music
folk sheet music
classic 1943
original sheet music William Walton's Facade,
cover signed with initials, GS ,
classic musical 1965 ,
original sheet music
classic folk1970
original sheet music
marvellous illustrated cover for7pp sheet music by Herbert Jordan, entititled Spooks on Holiday, dated 1936,
complete set of 12
miniature poster
advertising cards produced by Mac Fisheries, each with information relating to the well known fishmongers on reverse of each card
(Dora Batty image of market girl)
c.1900 T.Stevens of Coventry
stevengraph bookmark
fully marked with makers details on reverse flaps,
sindy doll knitting pattern sindy doll knitting pattern
1960s Sindy doll knitting patterns
£4 each
British Cinema Now,
BFI 1985
charming c.1979 Slovakian colour postcard of folk dancers
£4 each
birmingham school of printing booklet 1950
cookery classics -
Radiation Cookery Book 1955, £5,
Mrs Beeton's shilling cookery book,

Elizabeth Craig Cookery Illus. and Household Management, 1936,
1958 Linotype booklet
Birmingham School of Printing
13pp booklet, 1950
1960s Bratislava old master postcards in original folder
1960s Bratislava typography
paper folder containing 9 old master art postcards
Observer book of Astronomy,
1967 ed. by Patrick Moore,
many illus., dj.
Quay Brothers / MoMA
On Deciphering the pharmacist's prescription for lip-reading

charming old French postcards of birdman,
£8 each
DDR East German c.1960 printed fruit boxes
£4.50 each

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