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(Anon). Translated by Phil Goddard.
Pinball.
London: Tiger, (1994). First English edition.
Quarto, pictorial boards, unpaginated, but approximately 78; illustrated in colour. Attractive pictorial survey of pinball throughout it's history. Near fine in a very good dust jacket (3 cm closed tear).
$16.50                          Book Number: 13990                         Order / Enquire



(Ardon, Mordecai); Vishny, Michele.
Mordecai Ardon.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, (N.d).
Oblong quarto, black cloth, pp 240; colour and b&w illustrations. Near fine in dust jacket (slight fading at spine). Will likely require extra postage based on weight and destination.
$55.00                          Book Number: 14284                         Order / Enquire



ARNHEIM, Rudolf.
Parables of Sun Light. Observations on Psychology, The Arts, and the Rest.
Berkeley: University of California, (1989). First edition.
Near fine in dust jacket.
$22.00                          Book Number: 2799                         Order / Enquire



ASHBEE, C(harles). R(obert).
Kingfisher Out of Egypt. A Dialogue in an English Garden.
London: Oxford University Press, 1934. First edition, #266 of 750 copies.
8vo., quarter vellum/patterened paper-covered boards, pp. 51, with seven collotypes by Emery Walker Limited. Printed at The Alcuin Press. A dialogue involving Akhenaton, Aspasia, Josephus, Saint Louis, Saadi, Beatrice d'Este and Pierpont Morgan! Signed presentation copy, "To Dr. Gordon Ward 'Xmas Greetings' From the author C.R.Ashbee, 1935". Ashbee presentation copies are not common. Corners lightly rubbed, spine slightly cocked, else a very good copy.
$350.00                          Book Number: 6006                         Order / Enquire



ASHBEE, C(harles). R(obert).
Grannie: A Victorian Cameo.
Oxford: Printed at the University Press, 1939. First edition, #47 of 100 copies printed.
8vo., quarter vellum/patterened paper-covered boards, pp. (vi), 87, with three illustrations. Published for distribution amongst Ashbee's family and friends. Inscribed by C.R.R. and C.R.A(shbee). Also laid in is an A.L.s., signed C.R.R. Corners of boards quite worn, vellum lightly foxed, with some wear to paper-covered boards along edges of the vellum spine, else very good.
$450.00                          Book Number: 6009                         Order / Enquire



ASHBEE, C(harles). R(obert).
The Kings of Min Zaman.
London: Oxford University Press, 1938. First edition.
8vo., quarter vellum/patterened paper-covered boards, pp. x, 29. Some light wear to vellum spine, else near fine.
$65.00                          Book Number: 6007                         Order / Enquire



ASHBEE, C(harles). R(obert).
Lyrics of the Nile.
London: Oxford University Press, 1938. Second edition.
8vo., quarter vellum/patterened paper-covered boards, pp. viii, (88). Previously published by Ashbee's Essex House Press. Laid in is a printed complimentary slip, initialled by Ashbee, Slight wear at corners, else fine.
$225.00                          Book Number: 6008                         Order / Enquire



Ayres, Diane; Hansen, Timothy; McPherson, Beth Ann; McPherson, Tommy Arthur II
American Arts and Crafts Textiles
(New York): Harry N Abrams Inc., Publishers, (2002). First edition.
10" x 10 1/2", cranberry cloth, pp. 248; illustrated throughout in colour and b&w. Short marker stripe to bottom page edge (remainder mark), else a fine copy in a torn and creased dust jacket. The dust jacket is supplied in an archival quality mylar dust jacket protector which makes it appear quite presentable. [Oversize*]
$35.00                          Book Number: 13623                         Order / Enquire



AYRTON, Michael.
The Minotaur.
London: Published Privately by Genevieve Restaurants, 1970.
Squarish octavo, pictorial boards titled in gilt, pp. 31[only]. Illustrated with 13 illustrations by Ayrton. Lightly rubbed along the edges of the spine, else a near fine copy.
$19.25                          Book Number: 7029                         Order / Enquire



BACHELLER, Irving.
The Story of a Passion.
(East Aurora): The Roycroft Shop, 1901. Regular edition.
19.5 cm x 15 cm, recently rebound in pale green paper covered boards with paper labels on spine and upper board, top edge gilt, pp. 14, printed in two colours on Roycroft handmade, illustrated title page and numerous decorations throughout This copy hand "illumined" by Ella Stackman. Prevoious owners' name and date of 1903 on endpaper. Internally very good, new covers are fine. McKenna 73
$55.00                          Book Number: 12080                         Order / Enquire



BATTERSBY, Martin.
Art Nouveau. (The Colour Library of Art Series).
(London): Paul Hamlyn, (1969). First edition, softbound issue.
Quarto, card covers, pp.40 + 54 colour illustrations. Name and date written neatly on half title, else a very good copy.
$16.50                          Book Number: 9868                         Order / Enquire



BOTAR, Oliver A.I.
Technical Detours. The Early Moholy-Nagy Reconsidered.
New York: Art Gallery of the Graduate Center, The City University of New York / The Saglo Trust for Education, (2006).
25.5 cm x 21.5 cm, card covers with folding flaps, pp. 207; illustrated in colour and b&w. Botar was both the exhibition curator and the author of this catalogue. Near fine.
$30.00                          Book Number: 20221                         Order / Enquire



BOULTON, William B.
Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1905.
23 cm x 16 cm, blue cloth with attractive art nouveau design on spine, pp. x, 330; illustrated. Moderate foxing throughout, corners frayed, slight wear to spine ends, otherwise a very good, bright copy. Handsome on the shelf.
$30.00                          Book Number: 2135                         Order / Enquire



BRAIDE, Janet.
William Brymner 1855-1925. A Retrospective.
Kingston: Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen's University, (1979). 24 cm x 21 cm, pictorial card covers, pp. 104; illustrated in black and white.
24 cm x 21 cm, pictorial card covers, pp. 104; illustrated in black and white. Faint crease and light wear to covers, else very good. ,
$25.00                          Book Number: 20224                         Order / Enquire



(BRANDIS, G. Brender á). Brandis, Marianne.
The Tinderbox. A Novel.
(Erin): Porcupine's Quill, 1982. First edition.
Wood engravings by G. Brender á Brandis. An historical novel for children, set near Dundas, Upper Canada, in the year 1830. Fine in dust jacket.
$30.00                          Book Number: 8765                         Order / Enquire



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