Books for Sale

from our shop in Folkestone or by post - details at foot of page

David Hicks first edition
classic David Hicks decorator's bible,
first edtion, 152pp. b&w and colour photos of modern bathrooms, 1970
£60
1976 Design Council publication,
with cover design by Glyn Boyd-Harte,
(blindstamp on inner page)
£28
1946 ist edition
Adventures of Billy Bee by Margaret Carter,
4 full page colour plates, and b&w illus.
£25
Randolph Caldecott book
limited edition book by Haslewood Press Dog of War
Randolph Caldecott paper cover picture book c.1880
£45
Evasvankmajerjan
Anima Animus Animation:
Between film and free expression,
fully illus. hb. in dj.
1998
£40
Dog of War by John Taylor the' water poet' limited edition of 375, some pages still uncut,
Haslewood books 1927,
£55
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.
£20
Hoshino Yukinobu
Professor Munakata's British Museum Adventure,
2013,
£20
classic Babar at Home
1976 re-ed, hb. fully illus.
£20
book soldiers verse
John Piper poetry book
Picture puffin animal life
scarce 1st edition 1945 with original lithographs by William Scott, in scarce original dustjacket,
£155
scarce 1945 1st edition 2nd impression English Scottish & Welsh Landscape poetry with full page lithographs by John Piper, in original dustjacket.
£125
Wonders of Animal Life
£15
Heads & Tales,The Film Portraits of
Cornel Lucas,
1st ed. signed by photographer,
c.128pp fully illus. hb. (no dustjacket)
£45
scarce 1st ed. 1946 with original lithographs by Edward Bawden,
in original dustjacket
£125
Mankowitz: A Kid for Two Farthings,
3rd imp. Ist ed. 1953,
illus. James Boswell,
(cancelled bookplate from Red Cross Hospital)
£10

Denton Welch journals
Karl Gerstner
Designing Programmes,
card with paper wrappers,
Niggli Switzerland 1964
Die Neue Graphik
by Karl Gerstner & Markus Kutter,
1959,
hb. in original slipcase
Denton Welch by Michael de-la-Noy,
lst ed. 1984, signed and inscribed by author,
£25
Denton Welch Journals,
intro. by Jocelyn Brooke,
1973 ed.
(inscription on front endpaper)
£20
Classic Plastics,
1st edition hb.with dj.,160pp fully illus.
1984,
£45
Banner Bright by john gorman 1st edition hb with dustjacket, 1973
£35
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,
£95
scarce 1899 ed. of Edward Lear's Book of Nonsense, LARGE full page illustrations.
(small tears to three pages but complete), gilt blocked hb.
£225
scarce 1970s Mecano (DADA) reprint of original 1920s, folder with inserts,
£55



Soldan Types - Ludwig & Mayer c.1930s
£35 for the two vols.
sample box, c.1950s
Tate & Lyle sugar packaging,
containing sample sugar too!
Mllner Gray design?
£45
PENROSE ANNUALS
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,
£40
scarce original c.1930 Dryad Press, 16pp booklet with 13 inserted patterns, English Smocks by Alice Armes,
£25
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
£7
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
£60
Tea and a slice of Art - Lyons lithographs
Modern Design in Metal
by Richard Stewart,
hb. 1979,
£20
Lyons Lithographs 1946 - 1955,
fully illustrated paperback with d-j
2007 first edition
£75
Fellini:Zeichnungen
published by Deutches Filmmuseum Frankfurt, 1984,
pb. german text, c.231pp. fully illus. col. and b&w
£30

quadrat
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
£15
Stanley Spencer, rare 1st edition Almanac, numbered 142/ 250 copies,
1927 , superb condition,
many pages still uncut, so images are hidden!
£850
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,
£60
exeter architectural press 1946. henrion dustjacket
£30
Blackpool illuminations at night souvenir postcards, unused,
£2.50 each
Coventry Cathedral souvnir 1956
1956 souvenir booklet published by Royal College of Art
£5
scarce c.1940s 3d picture book, with inserted 3d glasses,
complete
£15
Excursions into Architecture -
Canals & their Architecture, hb with dj, 1969,
£45
Excursions into Architecture -
The Picture Palace, hb with dj, 1969
£30

John Piper Ceramics
Christopher Logue
1966 humourous ABC
£15
Sarah and Simon and No Red Paint,
1st ed. hb. 1965
illus. Edward Ardizzone
£20
John Piper ceramics,
1982 exhibition catalogue, pb.
c.20pp b&w photos
£6
Life Blood WW2 book
scarce Ministry of Information booklet 1945
£18
papercover booklet dated 1946,
with striking cover by Abram Games,
£10
(torn piece in interior page)
Eloise in Paris by Kay Thompson,
beautifully illustrated throughout by
Hilary Knight.
1958 1st English edition.
(small ink inscription on front endpaper)hb. and dj.
£50
Walter Dorwin Teague
Design this Day
the technique of order in the machine age,
hb. c.237pp b&w photos.
£30
Nicolette Gray,
with additional notes by Ray Nash,
Nineteenth Century Ornamented Typefaces,
update of 1938 ed. in large format
hb. dj. 238pp.
£60
Otto Lilien
History of Industrial Gravure Printing up to 1920,
hb. illus. 156pp, 1st english ed.
1972
£20

1951 Festival of Britain publication
edited by Geoffrey Grigson
Wessex
£5
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
£110
1978 Shell Guide to East Sussex
hb. dj. b&w photos throughout mainly by John Piper,
£12
Haskins poster book
COMPLETE large format 1972 photoposter book with 31 full page images by Sam Haskins
(many featuring large surreal apples!)
£140
ME Atkinson: The Compass Points North,a novel for boys and girls,
dj. endpapers and many b&w illus.by Harold Jones
1950 ed.
£30
classic Swiss Family Robinson,
illustrated by John Hassall,
ist ed. c.1920s,
8 full page colour plates, and numerous b&w illus.
£20
Festival of Britain
scarce 1951 Festival of Britain publication with embossed Festival medallion!
£15
(click on link above to view more FOB items)
2001 Reconstruction
Designers In Britain 1940 - 1951
fully illustrated colour exhibition catalogue, c.39pp. fully illustrated in colour, pb.
£5
historic family guide to National Insurance Scheme,
31pp.
July 1948
£4
1970s Elizabeth David classic Mediterranean Food, John Minton illus.
£8
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,
£95
scarce original 1969 recipe booklet from Elizabeth David's own shop,
£40
mint unused 1950s seaside babe postcard, with folding message!
£12
Moran
The Double Crown Club - 50 years history, cloth hb. in slipcase,
£40
screenprint original from limited edition Trickett & Webb calendar
(this is Peter Blake)
please click here for more info
King Penguin Parthenon

The Sculpture of the Parthenon,
1st ed. 1959,
£45
Norman Hartnoll's
fascinating autobiography,
fully illustrated,
c.141pp. & c.28 illus.
first edition, 1955
£28
classic Ambrose Heath recipes,
Good Sweets & Ices,
124pp, hb. 1947,
£20
vintage greetings card

surreal vintage 1950s birthday card and envelope
£2
1950s printed linen child's hankie
£4
1953 printed crepe 1953 QE2 coronation hankie
£15
1953 Coronation souvenir book (pb)
full of wonderful period advertising,
c.177pp.
£30
GDR childrens book
10pp colour photo on board childrens book from East Germany c.1970's
£4
Records and Champions
an Eagle book, 1959,
c.96 jam packed with b&w photos and facts!,
£10
Snapping Turtle's All Wrong Day,
by Peggy Parish,
illustrated by John Johnson,
1st US edition 1970, hb,
£6
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
£50
PLEASE ALSO VIEW OUR FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN PAGE ON
http://www.rennart.co.uk/festival.html
Guinness Festival clock 1951 postcard
£4
musical sheet music
folk sheet music
classic 1943
original sheet music William Walton's Facade,
cover signed with initials, GS ,
£9
classic musical 1965 ,
original sheet music
£1
classic folk1970
original sheet music
£1
marvellous illustrated cover for7pp sheet music by Herbert Jordan, entititled Spooks on Holiday, dated 1936,
£20
DDR East German c.1960 printed fruit boxes
£4.50 each
Aristotle to Astronauts -
26 centuries of liquorice,
Bassetts Allsorts promotional booklet, c. 1960,
(lovely art direction)
£10
sindy doll knitting pattern sindy doll knitting pattern
1960s Sindy doll knitting patterns
£4 each
British Cinema Now,
BFI 1985
£5
charming c.1979 Slovakian colour postcard of folk dancers
£4 each
Alison Uttley
Hare Goes Shopping
1965 1st ed.
£25
Alison Uttley
Little Grey Rabbit's Party
1963 issue,
£20
ist ed. 1947 Lord of the Three Worlds,
illus. by Feliks Topolski,
c.107pp. 4 fldg plates and b&w illus.
£5

birmingham school of printing booklet 1950
cookery classics -
Radiation Cookery Book 1955, £5,
Mrs Beeton's shilling cookery book,
sold

Elizabeth Craig Cookery Illus. and Household Management, 1936,
£5
charming old French postcards of birdman,
£8 each
Birmingham School of Printing
13pp booklet, 1950
£2
1960s Bratislava old master postcards in original folder
1960s Bratislava typography
paper folder containing 9 old master art postcards
£5
£12
Quay Brothers / MoMA
On Deciphering the pharmacist's prescription for lip-reading
scarce 1st ed.
Alain Weill: The Poster,
1985, c.400+pp. fully illus. hb.
£80
1944 1st ed. Orlando becomes a doctor by Kathleen Hale,
(owners inscription)
£125

c.1962
original real photo postcard set of
Moravian Punkva Grotto,
in orignal envelope with information sheet,
£20
scarce 1970s unused colour postcard of swinging Carnaby Street London
£4
vintage Walls Icecream paper bag £3
vintage Twining tea paper bag £2

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