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RUDE RAMSAY AND THE ROARING RADISHES., Atwood, Margaret.
1 Atwood, Margaret. RUDE RAMSAY AND THE ROARING RADISHES.
Toronto Key Porter Kids 2003 155263244X / 9781552632444 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good Dusan Petricic. 
Unpaginated (approx. 29 pages), 9 1/2" H. Errata slip laid in at front with explanation of errors and peel-off words to be inserted into the text (all present). Colour illustrations. "(B)est-selling author Margaret Atwood offers a delightfully ridiculous (alliterative) tale about the virtues of resisting restrictions. Rude Ramsay has reached the end of his rope! Sick of dining on rock-hard rice, rubbery ribs, wrinkled ravioli, and raw rhinoceros, Ramsay and Ralph the red-nosed rat resolve to leave their rectangular residence (and Ramsay's revolting relatives) on a quest for a refreshing repast." Dust jacket has slight yellowing to top edge, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
2 Barris, Ted. RODEO COWBOYS: THE LAST HEROES.
Edmonton, Alberta Executive Sport Publications 1981 0919035094 / 9780919035096 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Photography by Robert Semeniuk. 
144 pp, oblong (8 9/16" H x 10 1/16" D. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs. "Rodeo is perhaps the world's greatest test of physical endurance and raw heroism. It is the participant, the cowboy, who has excited both young and old for decades. Year in and year out, these men test their strength against the power of animals in such rodeo events as steer wrestling and bronc riding. Sometimes they are rewarded for their efforts by a winning time, but often they receive little more than the appreciative applause of an enthusiastic audience before heading down the road to the next rodeo. What motivates these men to keep up such a grueling schedule? What has kept the tradition alive for so long? Through the combined effort of a gifted writer and an expert photographer, the exciting and entertaining world of the rodeo cowboy comes alive." Minor edge wear. Dust jacket has very light rubbing, minor edge wrinkling - crease at bottom edge of rear flap. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
50 FOODS:  THE ESSENTIALS OF GOOD TASTE WITH NOTES ON WINE., Behr, Edward.
3 Behr, Edward. 50 FOODS: THE ESSENTIALS OF GOOD TASTE WITH NOTES ON WINE.
New York Penguin 2013 1594204519 / 9781594204517 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Mikel Jaso. 
416 pp, 9 1/2" H. "(P)resents simple, practical information about buying, using, preparing, and enjoying (50 foods). Behr focuses on aroma, appearance, flavor, and texture to determine what 'the best' means for each of the fifty foods, including a guide to selecting top quality - signs of freshness and ripeness, best season, top varieties, proper aging. Each entry includes tips on how best to prepare, serve, or eat each food (how to open an oyster, why the best way to cook green beans is boiling, how to clean a whole salted anchovy, when to eat and when to discard the rind of a cheese). Behr also names the most complementary foods and wines for each of these marvelous foods. Most of the fifty foods are raw materials, but some have been fermented or otherwise transformed - into bread, ham, cheese. Six of the fifty are cheeses. As Behr explains, cheese is probably the best food, as wine is the best drink. He argues that food tastes more delicious when it is closer to nature. Skilled low technology - more traditional methods - is almost always superior to high technology. But with scientific insight, the old methods can be refined to achieve more consistent high quality. We can't always have the best, but with the information in this book we can eat better every day. Knowing good food is part of a complete understanding of the world - part of a full enjoyment of nature, a full experience of the senses, and a full life." Very light wrinkling at bottom of spine, very slight lean to spine. Dust jacket has some very light edge wrinkling, plain white label over barcode. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
NATTER BACHEM Ba 349 AND OTHER GERMAN ROCKET FIGHTER PROJECTS., Dressel, Joachim.  Translated from the German by Curtis Bond.
4 Dressel, Joachim. Translated from the German by Curtis Bond. NATTER BACHEM Ba 349 AND OTHER GERMAN ROCKET FIGHTER PROJECTS.
Atglen, PA Schiffer 1994 0887406823 / 9780887406829 Soft Cover Very Good + 
48 pp, oblong (8 1/4" H x 11" D), stapled in wraps. B&w and color photographs, b&w drawings. "(The Luftwaffe looked) into the possibility of producing inexpensive aircraft which, however, would have enough power to quickly engage the enemy formations. Consequently, the machines which were created were predominantly made of wood, a raw material not important to the war effort. Assembly and construction were kept as simple as possible. In this way these machines could be completed without affecting the already overloaded industry. The rocket motor was a natural choice for a power plant due to its high performance. The take-off and landing procedures were kept simple to avoid long training periods for pilots. Take-off was accomplished via a tow or the vertical take-off. Landing was made on skids or the fighter abandoned and the pilot and important components (e.g. motor, weapons systems) recovered by parachute. What follows is the history of t he development of these technically highly-interesting aircraft." Inside - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor wear at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE IAMBICS OF NEWFOUNDLAND: NOTES FROM AN UNKNOWN SHORE., Finch, Robert.
5 Finch, Robert. THE IAMBICS OF NEWFOUNDLAND: NOTES FROM AN UNKNOWN SHORE.
New York Counterpoint 2007 158243154X / 9781582431543 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
270 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). "After spending the greater part of a decade traveling around the island of Newfoundland, at 'the edge of North America', beloved nature writer and host of an NPR radio series Robert Finch chronicles the people, geography, and wildlife of this remote and lovely place. From the shear cliffs of Cape Spear overlooking the Atlantic, the beaches of Sandy Cove (about eight miles by road from Squid Tickle), the steep streets of St. John's, and the moss-covered tundra of the southern coast, Finch carefully collects the intimate stories of birds and moose and foxes - and the people who share their space. He evokes an untrammeled landscape of raw beauty even as he tells a tale of economic hardship, with the local cod fisheries deplete and very little industry to replace it. Finch's ear is finely attuned to the vernaclar of Newfoundlander's stories; he revels in the particular cadences and unexpected movement of their tales. With a boundless curiosity, a profound appreciation for the beauty of everyday life and prose as hospitable and full of good humor as the people he encounters, Finch brings alive a wide array of characters - fishermen, hunters and hitchhikers, newcomers and old timers - and an island tucked between provinces, languages, and cultures, a land of ancient hardship and stirring beauty." Slight bump at top of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling - mainly at top of spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
WAR AND PEACEKEEPING:  FROM SOUTH AFRICA TO THE GULF - CANADA'S LIMITED WARS., Granatstein, J.L. and Bercuson, David J.
6 Granatstein, J.L. and Bercuson, David J. WAR AND PEACEKEEPING: FROM SOUTH AFRICA TO THE GULF - CANADA'S LIMITED WARS.
Key Porter, Toronto, 1991. 
266 pp, small 4to (10 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1550133551 Illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs, reproductions, maps/battle plans. "Canada's military history consists of more than participation in the two world wars. Fro m the Riel Rebellions and the Boer War, to the Korean War, the United Nations peacekeeping missions and the recent Gulf War, Canadians have fought and died on our own frontiers and on distant continents. (This book), a richly documented his t o r y o f Canada's other wars, portrays the gradual evolution of our fighting forces. The raw militia of a young country and the patriotic recruits who marched to Pretoria would, after the crucible of two great wars, develop into seasoned troop s wh o co u ld h o ld the line in the bitter trench battles of the Korean War or maintain the peace in political hotspots such as Cyprus and the Congo. When, at the end of the Second World War, the United Nations established an international army t o kee p the p eac e, Ca nada began to assume a major role as peacekeeper to the world. Today, Canadian men and women continue to serve wherever peace is threatened, in crises requiring not only military expertise but patience and diplomacy. Lavis hl y il lu stra ted wit h p hot ographs, engravings, and paintings drawn from many collections, 'War and Peacekeeping' tells the often neglected story of the 'little' wars which have contributed much to our military tradition." Small soft crease a t b ottom co rner of p ages 245 to e nd of book, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, one tiny corner bump. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE STORY OF CANADIAN ROADS., Guillet, Edwin C.
7 Guillet, Edwin C. THE STORY OF CANADIAN ROADS.
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1968 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
246 pp, 11 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions, maps, drawings. "From portage trails snaking their way through the wilderness to superhighways carrying the raw materials and produce of an industrial nation, Canada's roads have had a romantic but long-neglected history. The problems which Canada has faced in seeking to connect two oceans by road would have been formidable even in a land more densely populated. Early builders found their way blocked by forest and swamp, rivers, rocks, vast areas of grassland, mountains, and muskeg. Their gradual success is recounted from the woodland trail cleared by Champlain in Acadia on through the early construction by corvee in New France; the Temiscouta Trail between the Atlantic Provinces and the Canadas; the infamous corduroy roads and bridges which jolted passengers unmercifully and lamed their horses; the plank roads, Canada's first contribution to road-building science; the cart tracks cut into the virgin prairies by Metis buffalo hunters; the Cariboo Road, build through sheer canyons and over mountain passes to the gold fields fo the Upper Fraser; and the vehicles which travelled these routes - the wonderul assortment of sleighs, caleches, buckboards, Red River carts, wagons, and stage-coaches of the nineteenth century. Then came the automobile, and with it an unprecedented personal mobility. Today Canada's roads are one of her principal resources. The Trans-Canada Highway, a dream for most of a century, has forged a new tie of asphalt and concrete, unifying the country." Dust jacket has very light edge wear, tiny dent on front hinge. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
A GENTLEMAN VOLUNTEER: THE LETTERS OF GEORGE HENNELL FROM THE PENINSULAR WAR, 1812-1813., Hennell, George.  Edited by Michael Glover.
8 Hennell, George. Edited by Michael Glover. A GENTLEMAN VOLUNTEER: THE LETTERS OF GEORGE HENNELL FROM THE PENINSULAR WAR, 1812-1813.
Heinemann, London, (1979), first edition. 
181 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w reproductions, maps, battle plans. "George Hennell, born about 1785 the son of a Coventry ribbon manufacturer and tradesman, joined Wellington's army in the Peninsula as a Volunteer, was commissioned in the field in the Forty-third Light Infantry, and served through the campaigns of 1812-13. Of his letters home twenty-six (all but two of them unpublished) survive, and these have been edited by the historian Michael Glover with a ge neral introduction, summaries of the events in the campaign covered by the letters, notes and appendices. The discovery of the letters represents a considerable find. Hennell is particularly good at conveying the detail of everyday life i n t h e f i e ld and camp and from his vivid pen the reader can gain a first-hand impression of what it was like to be a young officer on active service more than a century and a half ago. He is exceptional as a reporter because he not only rec ou nt s e ve nt s a s th ey happen but tries to analyse his own reactions to the dangers and horrors through which he is passing. He sometimes illustrated his letters with diagrams and fluent sketches, several of which are reproduced in this book . Hen ne ll' s s tor y beg in s d ramatically in the thick of the action when as a raw recruit armed only with a letter of introduction to General Picton he joins the British camp just two days before the bloody storming of the citadel of Badajoz. It end s w ith the vict or ious ar my d escending the Pyrenees to invade the soil of France shortly before the fall of Napoleon." Previous owners small stamp and small bookstore label on front pastedown, light edge wear and wrinkling at top/botto m o f spi ne, very lig ht we ar at co rner s. D ust jacket has very light edge wear/wrinkling. VG/VG 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE WESTERN FRONT.  ORDINARY SOLDIERS AND THE DEFINING BATTLES OF WORLD WAR I., Holmes, Richard.
9 Holmes, Richard. THE WESTERN FRONT. ORDINARY SOLDIERS AND THE DEFINING BATTLES OF WORLD WAR I.
TV Books, New York, 2000. 
224 pp, large 8vo (9 3/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1575001470 B&w photographs, reproductions, maps/battle plans. "The Western Front in World War I was the scene of devastating trench warfare and astonishing human loss: nearly 750,000 soldiers perished in the battles fought in France and Belgium from 1914 to 1918. (This book) traces the path those soldiers took, and presents the political, military, and human dilemmas of a bitter and bloody war. (It) takes us through the major and most costly battles of the Western Front, many of which garnered dubious gains at best, and all of which were won only with great human sacrifice. The first battle of Ypres was not only a scene of heavy Allied losses, but was dubbed by the Germ ans the 'Massacre of the Innocents'; Verdun was a scene of astonishing casualties, where the professed goal of the German commander was to bleed the French forces to death; the fighting in the trenches of the Somme - a battle of attrition tha t l a s t e d six months - proved a turning point for the morale of the British Army and 'the muddy grave of the German field Army, and of the confidence in the infallibility of German leadership'; while the long wearing slog toward Passchendaele w as pa ve d wi th inept leadership and mutinies in the French forces before dreadful conditions simply ground the battle to a halt. Portraying the Western Front in stark and moving terms, Holmes draws not only from current scholarship, but also fr om l ett ers w rit ten by the soldiers and the stories of the survivors themselves." Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has been price-clipped, has minor rubbing, minor edge wrinkling, slight fading to color on spine. Very Good +/V er y Go od 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
THE IVORY SWING., Hospital, Janette Turner.
10 Hospital, Janette Turner. THE IVORY SWING.
McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1982, 1st edition. 
252 pp, 8vo (8 5/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0771042205 Winner of the $50,000 Seal First Novel Award. "....an evocative story of a Canadian couple caught in personal and cultural conflict in the lush and volatile climate of contemporar y South India. Seeking to escape the stultifying atmosphere of a small university town in Ontario, Juliet accompanies her husband David on a research sabbatical to southern India. There, the relentless swelter of life near the equator sei z e s t h e m in a timeless drift; they become part of the life process. And, divested of familiar defences, they are vulnerable and raw. Their past experiences become reorchestrated in memory, and their life together is called into question. T he ir c o nf ro nt at i on with an alien and tradition-bound culture becomes critical when they befriend Yashoda, a beautiful young widow whose life is made intolerable by the austerity of family law. Yashoda's seductive helplessness engages David an d J uli et in se par ate b ut compelling ways, and their involvement in her plight draws them into a situation of terrifying consequence. Janette Turner Hospital is a superb stylist with unusual insight and a skill for sensuous description. Bas ed o n fi rst -han d kn owle dge, he r portrait of India is exotic and often disturbing. She has written a novel full of passion, atmosphere, and the drama of human interaction." Light edge wear, area of light damp staining on front board. Dust jacke t has lig ht ed ge we ar/wr inkli ng - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, area of faint damp staining on inside front panel/flap-fold. Very Good-/Very Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
11 Keesey, Pam, editor. (Charlee Jacob, Suzy McKee Charnas, Judy Brewer, Renee M. Charles, Steve Eller, Ursular K. Le Guin, Paul Allen, Thomas S. Roche, Barbara J. Ferrenz, Jeremy E. Johnson, Tom Piccirilli, Pamela J. Jessen, Mari Hersh-Tudor, et al.) WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WEREWOLVES: TALES OF BLOOD, LUST AND METAMORPHOSIS.
Pittsburgh Cleis Press 1996 1573440574 / 9781573440578 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good- 
167 pp, 8 7/16" H. "Like the femme fatale, the female werewolf is dangerous and alluring, often using her sexuality to destroy men. But while the vampire employs seduction to capture her prey, the werewolf is most often associated with raw lust and animal instinct. Her desires literally turn her into an animal. From the editor of 'Daughters of Darkness' and 'Dark Angels', (this book) features tales by: Ursula K. Le Guin, Renee M. Charles, Suzy McKee Charnas, Melanie Tem, Charlee Jacob, Thomas S. Roche, and more!" Contents: Introduction; Permafrost; Boobs; Moon Running; A Model of Transformation; The Final Truth; The Wife's Story; Teamwork; Sisters of the Weird; The Change; Euphorbia Helioscopia; The Hound of God; Visitation; A Wilder Truth; Breaking the Circle; Wilding; About the Authors; About the Editor. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear/rubbing, one small corner crease on front cover, tiny corner crease on rear cover, thin shallow dint to top of textblock. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
BEYOND THE REEF., Kent, Alexander.  Wraparound dust jacket art by Geoffrey Huband.
12 Kent, Alexander. Wraparound dust jacket art by Geoffrey Huband. BEYOND THE REEF.
Heinemann, London, 1992, first edition. 
310 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0434388351 A Richard Bolitho novel. "March 1808, and war spreads in Europe as Napoleon holds Portugal and threatens his old ally, Spain. The Royal Navy's blockade of enemy ports cont inues, and a new anti-slavery bill further stretches the hard-pressed fleet's resources, as more ships are required elsewhere to suppress that profitable trade. Estranged from his wife and child, and plagued by the fear of blindness, Vice- A d m i r a l R ichard Bolitho is ordered once more to the Cape of Good Hope to establish a permanent naval force there following the success of his previous mission. He leaves behind the contempt of society and the bitter memories of a friendship b et ra ye d, a nd , w ith the mistress he will not forsake, takes passage on the ill-fated 'Golden Plover'. With them are others eager to quit the land: Valentine Keen, for whom command at the Cape is both promotion and escape from his own trou ble d m arr iag e, the fa it hfu l Allday, and young Stephen Jenour, who finds in this dangerous voyage a passage to maturity. When shipwreck and diaster overtake 'Golden Plover', a hundred-mile reef off the coast of Africa becomes a powerful symb ol o f cr isis and su rviv al, cla imin g alike the innocent and the damned. Beyond the reef little remains, only raw courage and reckless hope, and the certainty that for those in peril and for those at home life has changed irrevocably." Previ ous o wner' s emb ossed sta mp on tit le p age, light browning to pages and to edges of textblock, minor wrinkling at top of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling, minor rubbing. Very Good/Very Good+ 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
A MATTER FOR THE REGIMENT.  A 'JAMES OGILVIE' NOVEL., MacNeil, Duncan.  (Pseudonym of Philip McCutchan.)
13 MacNeil, Duncan. (Pseudonym of Philip McCutchan.) A MATTER FOR THE REGIMENT. A 'JAMES OGILVIE' NOVEL.
London Hodder and Stoughton 1982 0340283386 / 9780340283387 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Dust jacket illustration by Robert Adams. 
191 pp, 8vo (8" H). The fourteenth, and final book, in the 'James Ogilvie' series. "Captain James Ogilvie led B Company of the Queen's Own Royal Strathspeys, the 114th Highlanders, through the thronged streets of London. It was the diamond jubilee of the Queen Empress, and a day he would always remember with pride, as his company represented the British Army in India. But away on the North West Frontier trouble did not pause for the celebrations of the Raj. The Rajah of Drosh had rebelled, battalion losses were heavy, and Ogilvie was going to have to return to India with a larger than usual draft of raw recruits from the regimental depot at Invermore. Among these was a gentleman ranker, a fugitive from the Guards, who was to find his craving for active service brutally and plentifully fulfilled up the Chitral River and in the sniper fire of the passes between Peshawar and Drosh. Back in cantonments Ogilvie discovers his commanding officer has more on his mind than battalion losses, grievous though they have been. His second in command, the irascible, intemperate Major Lord Brora has gone absent without leave and has been reported consorting with the rebel Rajah - ." A few pages with a very tiny crease a top corner, tiny stain at top of fore-edge of text block, very small remainder mark on bottom of text block,, slight yellowing to edges of text block. Dust jacket has light browning at top edge and on spine, tiny dent on rear hinge. 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
14 Nolan, Brian. KING'S WAR: MACKENZIE KING AND THE POLITICS OF WAR, 1939-1945.
Toronto Random House 1988 0394220366 / 9780394220369 Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine 
188 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs. "(A)n extraordinary chronicle of raw politics and ruthless courage; of one man's 'divine mission' to save Canada from dismembering itself over controversial wartime issues such as conscription, Japanese internment, the infamous 'Zombie' army, and the tragic battles of Hong Kong and Dieppe, where thousands of Canadian soldiers lost their lives. (B)rilliantly details King's close friendship and political bond with Roosevelt; his key role as negotiator for Churchill; and his bizarre meeting and mystical attachment with Hitler. (T)he shocking and provocative story of a leader and his country, perilously at odds at the most fearful time in world history." Thin remainder mark on bottom of text block. Dust jacket is clean and bright. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
DRAGONLANCE: FIFTH AGE.  DRAGONS OF A NEW AGE TRILOGY - BOOK ONE: THE DAWINING OF A NEW AGE.  BOOK TWO: THE DAY OF THE TEMPEST.  BOOK THREE: THE EVE OF THE MAELSTROM.  3 VOLUME SET., Rabe, Jean.
15 Rabe, Jean. DRAGONLANCE: FIFTH AGE. DRAGONS OF A NEW AGE TRILOGY - BOOK ONE: THE DAWINING OF A NEW AGE. BOOK TWO: THE DAY OF THE TEMPEST. BOOK THREE: THE EVE OF THE MAELSTROM. 3 VOLUME SET.
Lake Geneva, WI TSR Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good Jeff Easley, cover art. Karolyn Guldan, Jacen Burrows, interior art. 
3 volume set, 6 7/8" H. B&w illustrations. Book One: The Dawning of a New Age - 344 pp, 1st printing, ISBN 0786906162 - "The gods have vanished, and magic wanes from Krynn. It is the Age of Mortals, but also the Age of Dragons, more massive and powerful than any seen before. They are devastating villages, enslaving people, and claiming to be the overlords of Ansalon. The War of the Lance was only a rehearsal, the War Against Chaos only a skirmish. The War of the Dragons is imminent - ." Book Two: The Day of the Tempest - 309 pp, 1st printing, ISBN 0786906685 - "The great dragon overlords threaten to enslave Krynn. They've magically altered the land, sculpting domains to suit their foul moods, and now they have started to amass armies of dragons, humanoids, and spawn. Even the once-proud Knights of Takhisis are joining the ranks and preparing to strike against the citizens of Ansalon. This is Krynn's darkest hour. But a handful of humans refuses to surrender. Spurred on by the famed sorcerer Palin Majere, and armed with an ancient dragonlance, they dare to stand up to the overlords." Book Three: The Eve of the Maelstrom - 312 pp, 4th printing, ISBN 0786907495 - "Malystryx and Khellendros have long been in collusion, but as the dragons grow in size and strength, so do their egos and their thirst for power. The Blue Dragon plots against Malys in a bid for dominance over the other dragon overlords and her fury at his betrayal is as massive and fiery as she. The heroes of a new age have their own scheming to do as it becomes clear that the power of the heart can help them battle against the dragons that have so completely devastated their homeland. But can strength of spirit - pure emotion and faith - ever prevail over raw power and size?" Interiors- Book One has light browning to inside of covers, Book Two has very light browning on inside of covers, Book Three has a very small stain on inside of rear cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exteriors - very light edge wear, Book Three has a slight lean to spine and a few faint creases on spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE WATERCOLOUR ARTIST'S PALETTE: CHOOSING AND MIXING YOUR PAINTS., Robb, Tom.
16 Robb, Tom. THE WATERCOLOUR ARTIST'S PALETTE: CHOOSING AND MIXING YOUR PAINTS.
Arum, London, 1988. 
80 pp, 11 1/4" H, hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1854105531 Colour illustrations. "Colour and colour mixing are the foundation of watercolour painting. Here is a guide which helps you to make an intelligent choice of which pigments to buy and s hows you how to create a rainbow of exciting colour codes. Part One: Colours of the Palette - A simple selection from the basic spectrum, describing some of the important characteristics which will be useful in helping you to create your own mi x e s . Part Two: Problems and Possibilities - Explores common queries from students and correspondents, including which colours bleed, which lift easily, layering different types of colours, finding good skin colour, an exploration of sky tones - -- a nd m uch, much more. Part Three: Colour Codes - A wide-ranging selection of colour mixes that you will want to use all the time, with careful suggestions about how the subtleties of modulating colours can be explored. Appendix - How to make yo ur own Co lour Codes, for use in the studio or out of doors." Front free endpaper has been removed. Dust jacket has very minor edge werinkling. Very Good/Very Good+ 
Price: 18.00 USD
 
 
FLYWHEEL:  MEMORIES OF THE OPEN ROAD., Swallow, Tom and Pill, Arthur H.
17 Swallow, Tom and Pill, Arthur H. FLYWHEEL: MEMORIES OF THE OPEN ROAD.
Webb & Bower/Michael Joseph, (Exeter, 1987). 
Unpaginated, 8vo 8 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Col. drawings/sketches throughout, pictorial endpapers. ISBN 0863501516 "...a facsimile reproduction of a unique collection of Motoring Magazines produced during World War 2 in a Prisoner of War camp in Mulhberg, Germany. Each edition was drawn and scripted by hand and circulated around the camp for the members to read and pass on. The first being produced in May 1944 and the last in March 1945...(describes) motoring adventures before the war, road tests of motor cars and motor cycles, features on the quest for the 'Ideal Motor Car', a speculative edition featuring the 1944 Motor Show, motoring advertisements, editorial comment and even a letters page. The illustrations and text were produced largely from memory using whatever raw materials the staff could lay their hands on, employing considerable ingenuity in the face of adversity." Minor soiling on top of textblock, slight waviness to edges of textblock. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling at top of spine, small closed tear at top of rear flap-fold, slight rubbing to publisher name on spine, slight browning to spine. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
FLYWHEEL:  MEMORIES OF THE OPEN ROAD., Swallow, Tom and Pill, Arthur H.
18 Swallow, Tom and Pill, Arthur H. FLYWHEEL: MEMORIES OF THE OPEN ROAD.
Webb & Bower/Michael Joseph, (Exeter, 1987). 
Unpaginated, 8vo 8 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Col. drawings/sketches throughout, pictorial endpapers. ISBN 0863501516 "...a facsimile reproduction of a unique collection of Motoring Magazines produced during World War 2 in a Prisoner of War camp in Mulhberg, Germany. Each edition was drawn and scripted by hand and circulated around the camp for the members to read and pass on. The first being produced in May 1944 and the last in March 1945...(describes) motoring adventures before the war, road tests of motor cars and motor cycles, features on the quest for the 'Ideal Motor Car', a speculative edition featuring the 1944 Motor Show, motoring advertisements, editorial comment and even a letters page. The illustrations a n d t e x t were produced largely from memory using whatever raw materials the staff could lay their hands on, employing considerable ingenuity in the face of adversity." Very light liquid marks on top of textblock, slight bow across book. Dust j ac ke t h as l ight edge wrinkling, liqid stain at top edge of front panel - mostly on inside surface, light browning on spine. Very Good-/Very Good- 
Price: 25.00 USD
 


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