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  • Topic: Fine Art: since 1900 - Traditional

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One Hundred Figure Drawings.

London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1936. First UK edition. 96pp: with Table of Contents and a short Introduction. Contents very clean. Quarto, in the original pale ochre cloth lettered in brown, with some soiling, rebacked, with the spine relaid. Good firm copy, uncommon edition. Very Good.

Price: 45.00


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Paul Augustinus:
Desert Adventure. In search of wilderness in Namibia and Botswana. [de luxe signed Sponsors' Edition]

South Africa: Acorn Books, 1997. First printing, Sponsors' Edition. 240pp: with maps, and richly illustrated with the author's drawings, paintings, and colour photographs of wildlife. Half-title is signed by Paul Augustinus and bears the tipped-in Sponsors' Edition slip stating it to be Volume H (of 26 copies), and the recipient's name. Laid-in is a tissue folder containing an extra-illustration lithograph of an elephant, similar to that reproduced on the contents page. Landscape quarto (11x11.5ins), in the special grey half-leather binding with red spine label and marbled boards. All as new, in the oatmeal cloth slipcase with marbled edges and rounded leather rims: as new but for a 5mm pale mark and a trace of scuffing to the marbling. Beautiful copy. Fine.
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Price: 200.00


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Tessa Newcomb: with Philip Vann, and with a foreword by Richard Mabey:
The Adorable Plot. Paintings and writings about garden allotments. [Signed copy]

Bristol: Sansom & Company, 2012. First edition. 96pp, richly illustrated in colour. The title sounds as though this could be an anthology, but the paintings and, after the introduction, the writings, are all by Newcomb. Quarto glossy paperback, 27x21cms, in fresh, unread condition. Brings together her art, her sly writing, and her love of country process and growing things: full of delight, and firmly rooted in earthy and concise observation. Half title signed by Tessa Newcomb. Lovely copy. Mint.

Price: 85.00


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