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Abbott (Mary)

[Original artwork:] Sketch Book.

Publisher: early
Publication date: 1940s

sketches in ink and pencil throughout, some use of colour, text of various types (mostly colouring suggestions, some appointments, and a passage of lyrical prose), More

Price: £15,000.00

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(Berio, Stockhausen, Ligeti, Cage, Boulez etc.)

World Music Festival of the ISCM.

Publisher: ISCM Section Austria - Styrian Autumn,
Publication date: 1982

double columns of text (biography and description), programme for each day printed on 5 yellow leaves, portrait photographs printed on 24 translucent leaves, More

Price: £325.00

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Chippendale (Thomas)

The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director.

Publisher: Printed for the Author and sold at his house in St. Martin's-Lane. Also by T. Osborne, bookseller, in Gray's-Inn; H. Piers, bookseller, in Holborn; R. Sayer, print-seller, in Fleetstreet; J. Swan, near Northumberland-House, in the Strand. At Edinburgh, by Messrs. Hamilton and Balfour: and at Dublin, by Mr. John Smith, on the Blind-Quay,
Publication date: 1754

FIRST EDITION, complete with half-title, title in red and black, engraved dedication to the Earl of Northumberland, 161 full-page engraved plate, half-title creased, slightly soiled and repaired at lo... More

Price: £12,500.00

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(Illuminated Testimonial.) MORTON (Edward, Illumin...

To Mr and Mrs James Byers on their leaving Bi...

Publisher: [Birmingham:]
Publication date: 1892

illuminated manuscript on vellum, 7 leaves, folio (342 x 270 mm), the leaves mounted on linen stubs, written on rectos only, text area 264 x 195 mm, central text surrounded by elaborate borders, each ... More

Price: £3,500.00

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(Chess.) WILLIAMS (Elijah )

Horæ Divanianæ.

Publisher: Published by the Author, Grand Divan, 101 strand,
Publication date: 1852

FIRST EDITION, title printed in red and black, a trifle browned, and occasional mild spotting, More

Price: £750.00

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de la Mare (Walter)

Behold, this Dreamer!

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf,
Publication date: 1939

FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, the odd faint spot, a little waterstaining at head of rear pages, More

Price: £30.00

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Read (Herbert, Editor)

Unit 1.

Publisher: Cassell and Company,
Publication date: 1934

FIRST EDITION, 67 monochrome plates showing photographs and reproductions of work, More

Price: £700.00

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[Retzsch (Friedrich August Moritz), attributed to]

Album of 6 Watercolour drawings on vellum

Publisher: [?Tübingen:
Publication date: c. 1830]

drawings in watercolour on vellum panels (100 x 142 mm) mounted on album leaves (approx 270 x 210 mm), these leaves with double gilt ruled borders and with tissue guards (some guards with pencil traci... More

Price: £7,500.00

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Palomino de Castro y Velasco (Antonio)

El Museo Pictórico y Escuela Óptica.

Publisher: Madrid: Sancha,
Publication date: 1795-97

3 vols. bound in 2 (though vol. iii has a separate title-page (dated 1796) its pagination is continuous with vol. ii, 2 engraved allegorical additional titles to vols. i & ii (dated 1715 and 1725, thu... More

Price: £1,750.00

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Hockney (David)

72 Drawings.

Publisher: Jonathan Cape,
Publication date: 1971

FIRST EDITION, title-page design by Hockney, this and section titles on pink paper, 72 plates, 8 of these colour-printed, the last with faint spot at foot not affecting image, More

Price: £350.00

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