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Royce, Kenneth Code Name: Woodcutter
Hodder & Stoughton, 1975 Proof. Binding: Softcover. Book Condition: Good + Book. Packed weight 300g Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 300 grams. Category: Fiction Classic & Modern ; Inventory No: 0011720. (Book ref. 0011720) £6.00
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: CHEAP REPOSITORY: THE HACKNEY COACHMAN or THE WAY TO GET A GOOD FARE
(Cheap Repository for Religious and Moral Tracts nd ca 1795) 12mo 8pp pamphlet. Front page is title page witha woodcut illustration of a stage coach. P2 is blank. pp 3- 6 comprise the song in verse. pp[7 & 8] contain a list of other similar tracts available, dated. 1795. there are signs that thishas been disbound froma larger collection. VG for age. (Book ref. 9631) £25.00
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: THE TRAVELS OF SIR JOHN MANDEVILLE
(Dover 1964) Pbk. demy 8vo, 390pp inc. b/w ills. 119 woodcuts.Clean tight copy, ffep missing, covers well rubbed and sunned. Good cleaan sound contents (Book ref. 8994) £4.75
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: THE TRAVELS OF SIR JOHN MANDEVILLE
(Dover 1964) Pbk. demy 8vo, 390pp inc. b/w ills. 119 woodcuts. Clean tight copy, prev. owner's name on ffep, covers well rubbed. Good clean sound copy. (Book ref. 8993) £6.75
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Holinshed, Raphael, 1529-1580 King Henry the Eighth [ KING HENRY VIII (1491-1547) ] Shakespeare The Chronicles of England, Scotlande, and Irelande : Conteyning the description and chronicles of England. By Raphael Holinshed, 1529-1580. **SINGLE LEAF**. From First Edition : 1577 **Folio** BLACK LETTER - WITH WOODCUT of Henrie the Eygthe [ KING HENRY
London: Imprinted for John Hunne &, 1577. Illustrated by Henry the Eighth. First Edition. Single Sheet. Very Good Plus. Folio LONDON : 1577. FIRST EDITION. **SINGLE LEAF** from the famous 'Holinshead's Chronicles. Black Letter. Double column text; ideal for framing. Shipped flat; packed well. VERY GOOD INDEED. Fresh and clean. Page (with woodcut of Martyrdom) from section on Henrie the Eygthe [ KING HENRY VIII (1491-1547) ] Referenced by: STC (2nd ed.), 13568b. RAPHAEL HOLINSHED (1529 - 1580) was an English chronicler, whose work this leaf came from is commonly known as Holinshed's Chronicles, was one of the major sources used by William Shakespeare for a number of his plays. Shakespeare used the revised second edition of the Chronicles (published in 1587) as the source for most of his history plays, the plot of Macbeth, and for portions of King Lear and Cymbeline. **Will be well-packed for posting/shipping** ASK if you have any questions.** [ Rosley Books - for Antiquarian books, Literature, History & Theology ] (Book ref. 0015941) £95.00
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Waddell, Helen, 1889-1965. Gibbings, Robert, 1889-1958 [ WEATHERHEAD, Leslie Dixon Weatherhead (1893-1976) ] Beasts and Saints. [Extracts from medieval lives of saints.] Translations by H. Waddell. Woodcuts by Robert Gibbings. FIRST EDITION : 1934. ** Leslie Weatherhead's copy**
London: Constable and Company, 1934. Illustrated by Woodcuts by Robert Gibbings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Quarto FIRST EDITION : 1934. ** Leslie Weatherhead's copy**. Hardback. Woodcuts by Robert Gibbings. Red cloth, gilt spine; Black pictorial 'Gibbings' illus to spine and cover. Blind floral stamps to cover. BOOKPLATE of Leslie Weatherhead. No internal markings. A tight and clean copy. Spine a little dulled. Minor wear only. Internally clean. **Book now in an archival quality clear protective jacket.** (xx), 151 pages. **Will be well-packed for posting/shipping** Only 4 copies held in the UK: Oxford, British Library, Cambridge, National Library of Scotland. [ Rosley Books - for Antiquarian books, Theology, Literature & History ] (Book ref. 0015906) £22.00
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GESNER Konrad: CURIOUS WOODCUTS OF FANCIFUL AND REAL BEASTS
Dover Publications, 1971. 4to. Original pictorial card covers (softback) (slight curl to edges of upper cover - otherwise VG). Pp. 111 (no inscriptions), illus throughout with b&w plates. (Book ref. 55357) £15.00
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Barlow, T. D Woodcuts of Albrecht Durer
Harmondsworth: King Penguin, 1948. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition. King Penguin series. Small 8vo. Pictorial boards. 25 pp. text, plus 111 b/w plates. No inscriptions. Clean and sound. VG (Book ref. 08923) £7.00
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E. Hrbek, J. Horn Staroprazská Gotika a Barok: Woodcut Engravings of Gothic and Baroque Architecture of Old Prague
Praha: Karel Mrázek, 1911. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 19 wood engraved plates of old Prague [No 5/20 is missing] images measure 50 x 70 mm on buff card measuring 160 x 225 mm, titled 'Praga Caput Regni'; title page printed in red and black, contents page text in Czech; the plates enclosed loosely within decorated paper case, case sl.scuffed. (Book ref. 6323) £55.00
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R.D. Less Eminent Victorians
London: Peter Davies, 1927. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Orange cloth with embossed decoration, small indent to spine, fading, wear to ends .Unpaginated. Sixty woodcuts (one per page, blank verso) reproduced from "The Leisure Hour", "The Quiver" and other Victorian periodicals, each accompanied by a limerick which "exploits their Victorian habit and gesture for less serious purposes than those for which they were designed". Contents very good: woodcuts are unmarked and without foxing. (Book ref. 4573) £6.00
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CHAMBERS David: Joan Hassall : Engravings & Drawings (signed)
Pinner Private Libraries Association 1985 with an introductory memoir by Joan Hassall and an appreciation of her technique by George Mackley. 0ne of 1.250 copies for sale. Pages, lxii, 160, 469 engravings,patterned endpapers. PRESENTATION COPY from Joan Hassall as follows : ' To John and Ruth with love from Joan Hassall 1986 . VG+ no jacket. (Book ref. 8488) £40.00
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Wilder, Thornton Niven. Woodcuts by Clare Leighton: The Bridge of San Luis Rey;
Lonodn, Longmans, Green & Co, 1931; Illustrated edition. Hardback. Very good/ Dust jacket Good. 140pp with 16 tipped-in tissue guarded woodcut illustrations by Clare Leighton. Light foxin g to endpapers. Maroon covers with gilt facsimile signature on the front, title on spine. Prootected dust jacket has light foxing. (Book ref. 17543) £12.00
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Pine, L. G.: Trace Your Ancestors;
London, Evans Bros, 1953; 1st edition. Hardback. Very good/ Dj Good. 144pp with delightful engravings plus the Royal Line of England on endpapers. Black covers with faded title on spine. Dust jacket has closed tears, price intact. " A book giving clear advice, information & instruction to help trace your ancestors. An unusual and fascinating book about an intriguing subject." (Book ref. 10937) £8.00
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Briggs, Elspeth: Service is None Heritage;
London, Alden Press, 1948; 1st edition. Hardback. Very good/ Dj Very good. 119pp with delightful Woodcuts by the Author. Maroon covers with black title on spine. Dust jacket has few light marks, price intact. " The time is the Restoration and the sure grasp of the period plus loveable characters makes this a book to remember." m (Book ref. 10935) £22.00
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S. J. Groves Illustrated by: The Arabian Nights' Entertainments. Translated from the Arabic : A New and Complete Edition with Upwards of a Hundred Illustrations on Wood Drawn by S. J. Groves;
Edibnburgh, Wm P. Nimmo, 1869; New & Complete edition. Hardback. Good- condition. 540pp with more than 100 woodcut illustrations by S. J. Groves plus 21pp publishers catalogue. Text in two column format with black rule. Foxing at prelims. Green worn boards , internal hinges tape repaired. Covers have embossed decoration with gilt motif on the front, tltle on spine. Text pages tight & clean. (Book ref. 17817) £28.00
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Hamilton, James Wood Engraving and the Woodcut in Britain, 1890-1990
Barrie & Jenkins, 1994. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 0712698663 very good hbk in d/w, 4to. (Book ref. 104549) £20.00
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Griffiths, Antony Prints and Printmaking: An Introduction to the History and Techniques.
London: British Museum Publications Limited, 1980. Paperback. Very Good. 4to 0714107697 small 4to, paperback, part of a sentence underlined at the bottom of page 9 else Very Good. pp 152; fully illustrated in b/w and colour. (Book ref. 14726) £7.00
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Marks Herbert H. Pax Obbligato
London: The Cresset Press. Illustrated by John Farleigh. First Edition. Nd. [1937]. A very good copy in a good, complete dustwrapper with an internal repair. The dustwrapper is not price-clipped and is now protected in a mylar sleeve. Endpapers foxed. Gift inscription dated "Xmas 1937" from "Herbert" may well be from author. Eight wood engravings by John Farleigh. The poem is an indictment of man's failure to abolish war and his wanton self-destruction. (Book ref. 4427) £22.00
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BUDDE, Rainer et al: Wallraf-Richartz Museum Cologne.
London: Scala Books, 1993. 1st. Nr fine black cloth h/b with gilt lettering to spine; VG+ col illus d/w with white lettering, not pc or chipped. 20cms x 28cms, 128pp. B/w illus eps. Col & b/w illus throughout. History & commentary on Wallraf art collection & Richartz buildings. Clean, unmarked copy. Weight 775g. 0870248767. (Book ref. 2635) £9.50
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Albrecht Durer Prints from the Collection of the Late Count Antoine Seilern
London: Christie's, 1998. Thin Card. Near Fine/No Dustwrapper. 4to A very tidy 10 1/2" tall catalogue of 104 pages with b&w illustrations for lots 1 - 98 of the auction of Wed. 8 July 1998. A clean unmarked item. (Book ref. 040000) £15.00
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