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LONDON John Lane The Bodley Head 1923. Foreword and descriptive notes by Charle Marriott. Frontispiece self portrait and twenty tissue guarded plates by Laura Knight four of which are in full colour. A "Complimentary Copy " [for a friend of the artist] of a Ltd edition of 500. Original cloth backed drab grey boards 10" X12" with printed paper label to spine, in the scarce dustwrapper which has been heavily repaired. (Book ref. 5035)
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LONDON The Studio Ltd, 44 Leicester Square 1932 Twelve tipped in gravure plates after etchings by Laura Knight each with lettered tissue guards FIRST EDITION. The usual foxing to prelims but all plates clean and bright. Becoming scarce as its broken for framing. (Book ref. 5031)
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Oxford. Phaidon Press 1988 First Edition An Excellent copy in like dustwrapper of this sumptuously illustrated monograph on one of the leading women artists of the twentieth century. With 101 Illustrations including 40 in colour. Loosely inserted National Gallery postcard of Knights portrait of Ethel Bartlet refered to in the text but not illustrated (Book ref. 4948)
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Whitby.Horne & Son.1938 First Edition The standard work on the English Alum Trade. Britains first Chemical Industry which in its development transformed the North East Coast line. A Fine copy in dustwrapper ( Click on Illustration ) not a reprint but bound from the original sheets and reissued with a dustwrapper in 1987. (Book ref. 206)
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Phillips & Sons, 1993. A FINE collectors copy of this scarce and sought after title of which only 500 were printed pp104 with Introduction, the Staithes Group,Staithes Art Club,the Nottingham Connection: Harold and Laura Knight; the Staithes Years 1897-1907 by Neil Walker followed by a section on the artists,each has a biography of the named artist and a catalogue entry with 70 catalogued works including the work of Harold & Laura Knight, Arthur Friedenson, Frank Mason,Ernest Dade, Charles Mackie,Robert & Isa Jopling, John Atkinson,Mark Senior,Albert George Stevens, 30 members of the Staithes Group listed.There are 17 colour plates & many black & white illustrations. Original paper covers (Book ref. 4726)
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London. Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd. 43 Old Bond Street. First Edition 1989. A wonderful collection of sea & landscape studies. Lindisfarne Staithes Boulby, Saltburn, Skinningrove and the Cleveland Potash Works. A good copy in home made dustwrapper featuring an early portrait of the author. No ownership marks. Folio 13"x10" 96pps illustrated throughout. Introduction by David Brown and Peter Prendergast. (Book ref. 4568)
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University of Hull Press & Lampada Press, 1995 Large Format laminated paperback 125 pages, 18 illustrations and 2 maps, by the well known Staithes historian and author of "Staithes portrait of a seafareing town. The 2nd in the Regional Studies series (Book ref. 4457)
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Hull The Lampada Press 1992 A well produced 146 pp. monograph on Thomas Watson. A professional photographer and contemporary of Frank Meadow Sutcliffe working in the same location.With an essay on Watsons life and work and 51 plates including Staithes, Lythe, Sandsend, Kettleness, Mulgrave Castle Robin Hoods Bay & Whitby. A Fine copy of the first & so far only study. Loosely inserted is an original F.M.Sutcliffe postcard of Whitby entitled The Haven Under the Hill" (Book ref. 4280)
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Newton Abbot. David & Charles 1994. A Fine copy in like dustwrapper of the hardcover First Edition of this classic"How to Do-it " generally regarded as the best available. Illustrated throughout with Curtis's sought after views of the North East Coast as well as his native South Yorkshire and the Peak District. loosely inserted is an original photograph of David Curtis painting in Staithes. (Book ref. 3660)
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Newton Abbot. David & Charles 1996. A Fine copy in like dustwrapper of the hardcover First Edition of this classic"How to Do-it " illustrated throughout with Curtis's sought after views of Staithes, Saltburn, Runswick, Whitby, Port Mulgrave,Sandsend and Skinningrove,as well as his native South Yorkshire ( including eight of Tickhill ). Attached to the free endpaper is an original photograph of David Curtis painting in Staithes. scan on request (Book ref. 3232)
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Wakefield 1866 With intervening places;and The Moors & Dales between The Tees, The Derwent, The Vale of York and The Sea.8vo pocket size with a large folding map 134 pages Index + 14 pages of advertisements. Much on Staithes Saltburn & the development of the Iron-Smelting industry in the Redcar Middlesborough area. One of the scarcer titles in the authors series here in marbled wrappers (Click on illustration) A very nice copy. Loosely inserted is an early (Real photo) view of Whitby (Book ref. 1898)
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Cumbria 2002. Finely Produced Full Colour Exhibition Catalogue 11.5" X 8.5" (With Price List not usually present ) Illustrating the work of Harold & Laura Knight, Arthur Friedenson, Charles Mackie, John Atkinson,Mark Senior,Albert George Stevens,Ernest Dade, & many other of the 34 members of the Staithes Art Club (Book ref. 2687)
Eton,The Shakespeare Head Press 1958 First Edition in unclipped dustwrapper. Quarto - c.11"x 9" Illustrated throughout with maps charts and photographs. In seven sections.The Harbour, Geology etc. each by a different author., Loosely inserted is a copy of Kendall's "The Streets of Whitby " and two original Frank Meadow Sutcliffe postcards (Click on illustration) very foxed but otherwise clean & sound. (Book ref. 1985)