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1 Associated Screen News. THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS OF CANADA.
Associated Screen News, Montreal, n.d. (c1950). 
18 full page colour photogravures of the stunning scenery - glaciers, lakes, falls, tunnels, mountains and hotels - in the wonderful nostalgic style of the time. Oblong large 8vo card covers, spiral binding. Interior - faint foxing to inside of covers and facing pages, otherwise tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edgewear. VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
THE M.F.H. WHO RAN RIOT!, Bateman, H.M.
2 Bateman, H.M. THE M.F.H. WHO RAN RIOT!
London Moss Bros. Card Good H.M. Bateman. 
Unpaginated (8 pages of colour illustrations and text, 2 page price list of Moss Bros. of Covent Gardens - printed on one side of leaves only with versos blank), buff coloured illustrated card covers attached with cord, 9 1/2" H x 14 1/8" D. Undated. A Master of Fox Hounds is outraged by the appearance of his field, but all is well after a visit to Moss Bros. the following day. A promotional brochure featuring artwork by H.M. Bateman. Interior - minor wrinkling on pages due to handling, small bump/crease at top edge of first three page leaves. Exterior - light edge wear, slight bump at bottom of spine, corner creases - larger one on front cover, a few small scuffs and small soiling marks, small water mark and a group of tiny water marks on front cover, rubbing to textured paper of rear cover. 
Price: 85.00 USD
 
 
3 Dionne, N.-E. INVENTAIRE CHRONOLOGIQUE DES LIVRES, BROCHURES, JOURNAUX ET REVUES PUBLIES EN LANGUE FRANCAISE DANS LA PROVINCE DE QUEBEC, DEPUIS L'ETABLISSEMENT DE L'IMPRIMERIE AU CANADA JUSQU'A NOS JOURS. TOME I, II, III, IV & PREMIER SUPPLEMENT. IN 2 VOLUMES.
New York Burt Franklin 1969 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good 
175 pp, 155 pp, 228 pp, 124 pp, 76 pp, - 4 volumes plus supplement bound in 2 volumes, Red cloth with gold lettering/bandind on spine. Burt Franklin Bibliography & Reference Series 289. Faint erased pencil marks at top of both front free endpapers, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor edge wear plus two tiny edge dents and one tiny edge scuff on vol. II, small light sticker mark on front board of vol. II, light rubbing/soiling - mainly on rear board of vol. I 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
4 Gruber, John, Editor. (Richard Steinheimer, Ed King, Janet Greenstein Potter, Michael Zega, John C. Illman, William D. Middleton, David W. Salter, Ralph D. Pierce, Allan W. Miller, Robert A. Janz, Ralph D. Pierce, Brian Jennison.) VINTAGE RAILS. ISSUE NO. 13. JULY/AUGUST 1998.
Pasadena, California Pentrex 1998 Stapled in Wraps Very Good+ 
114 pp, 11" H - magazine format. Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, reproductions. Contents: Rare Pleasures; Public Art in Stations (Cincinnati Union Terminal and Philadelphia's 30th Street Station); Great Northern Indian Calendars (Winold Reiss, artist); TV Club for Flyer's Faithful (The Boys' Railroad Club); Pacific Great Eastern Trip (Vancouver to Quesnel, 1951); Photo Album; Indiana Railroad: All-American Interurban; Georgia Steam Trip Adventures (Gainesville Midland / '50s Dixie Decapods); Departments: Operator's Desk; Letters to the Editor; Readers Recall; Time-Tables: 1967 (Great Northern's new colors, Metroliners, SAL/ACL merger); Unforgettable Railroad Days (cherry trains & extra engines); Railroad Collectibles (brochures & postcards from world's fair); Vintage Marketplace; Swap Meet; Terminal Ad (Great Northern's 1921 ad for Glacie National Park). Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light wear at top/bottom of spine, minor wear on spine, old price sticker on front cover. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
WILLIAM HEATH ROBINSON., Hamilton, James.
5 Hamilton, James. WILLIAM HEATH ROBINSON.
London Pavilion 1992 1851457194 / 9781851457199 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine William Heath Robinson. 
151 pp, 12 1/8" H. B&w and colour reproductions, photographs. "In this first fully illustrated monograph of William Heath Robinson's life and work, James Hamilton makes a refreshingly new exploration of the personality of this convivial family man and deeply serious artist. Through fascinating new insights, he traces the influences on his art, the development of his uniquely individual humorous style, and the unexpected path that his career followed: the switch from landscapes to book illustration, and early success as illustrator of Poe, Cervantes and Hans Andersen; the creation of his engaging character Uncle Lubin, his cartoons for magazines, and the First World War anti-German satires which earned him an enthusiastic following. Only after he had submitted his illustrations for a 'Complete Works of Shakespeare' in 1922, promptly cancelled, did Heath Robinson turn away from literary illustration. Then came the immensely popular books on golf and railways and motoring, murals and decorations for a liner, gadgets for the Ideal Home Exhibition of 1934, and a wealth of inspired magazine and commercial work. Hamilton rounds off his account of Heath Robinson's life and career with detailed appendices, including a chronology of his life, an important discussion of his sources, comprehensive bibliographies, and lists of his exhibitions, advertising work and ephemera. Published here for the first time are examples of the recently discovered Shakespeare illustrations." Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
6 Holt, Steven Skov, guest editor. Nicole Ray, Heinke Jenssen, eds. B. Martin Pedersen, creative director. Graphis. NEW TALENT DESIGN ANNUAL 2000. GRAPHIS.
Graphis, (New York, 1999), Ist edition. 
251 pp, 4to (12" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with more than 500 examples in color and b&w. "...the finest showcase of student creative work to date in this series. Each year design schools seem to cultivate an increasingly talented student body and this book serves as a valuable forum to display these emerging talents...presents the most fresh and innovative work from students around the world, providing a unique venue for student recognition by peers, professors, professionals and potential clients and employers alike. Detailed indices, as well as complete creative credits, complement this collection." Contents include: Advertising; Annual reports; Billboards; Books; Brochures; Calendars; Catalogs; Corporate Identity; Currencies; Exhibits; Games; Logos; Menus; Music CDs; Packaging; Photography; Posters; Stamps; Typography; Web Design, etc. Very slight rubbing to front of dust jacket. This is a new, unread book, still in the publisher's shrinkwrap. F/NF 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
SELLING ENERGY:  INSPIRING IDEAS THAT GET MORE PROJECTS APPROVED!  VOLUME 1., Jewell, Mark.  With Rachel Christenson.
7 Jewell, Mark. With Rachel Christenson. SELLING ENERGY: INSPIRING IDEAS THAT GET MORE PROJECTS APPROVED! VOLUME 1.
Energy Efficiency Funding Group 2014 1941991009 / 9781941991008 Hard Cover Fine Fine Inscribed By Author
202 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). Non-personal inscription by author on title page. Color illustrations. "Based on twenty years of experience influencing efficiency decision-making in more than three billion square feet of properties, this author concludes that many more projects would be approved if energy professionals were actually trained to 'sell' rather than simply 'promote' efficiency. Energy efficiency products, services, and programs all require effective selling. Professional sales skills make you more successful at advancing any energy efficiency initiative, regardless of your role in the process. Moreover, you need to think of yourself as a sales professional even if your job title does not include the word 'sales'. This book contains more than 80 short essays, each of which examines a unique aspect of efficiency-focused professional selling." 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
BRIGHTON & HOVE 1963., N/A.
8 N/A. BRIGHTON & HOVE 1963.
Brighton Corporation, Brighton, 1963. 
128 pp, 9" H, soft cover - large fold-out "1963 Brighton and Hove Accommodation List and Map" laid in. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs, advertisements, two page street map. A tourist guide. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - small soft crease at bottom corner of front cover - migrates slightly into first few pages. tiny scuff on front cover - two on rear cover, light wrinkling on spine. Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
9 Pedersen, B. Martin, creative director. Graphis. GRAPHIS DESIGN 98. THE INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL OF DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION.
Graphis, (New York, 1997). 
248 pp, 4to, HC in dust jacket. More than 600 full-color images. "...the international showcase or the best work produced in all areas of contemporary graphic design. More than six hundred full-color examples of creative excellence and innovation in graphic design are featured here. The best of international design is categories ranging from annual reports, corporate identity and brochures, to products, promotions and packaging design fill these pages. Insightful commentary b y a r e n o w n d esign historian and case studies of the works of twelve leading design firms are also presented. With complete captions and credits as well as indices of design firms, creative directors, art directors, designers, artists, illu st r at o rs , ph ot og ra p he rs and clients, (this book) is an indispensable resource for all design professionals and their clients..." Tiny shallow dint to front hinge of dust jacket. This is a new, unread book - just removed from publisher's sh ri nkw ra p f or ca tal ogu ing a nd mylaring of dust jacket. NF/NF 
Price: 30.00 USD
 


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