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ROBES OF THE REALM:  300 YEARS OF CEREMONIAL DRESS., Campbell, Una.  Foreword by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales.  Introduction by Michael W. Middleton.
1 Campbell, Una. Foreword by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales. Introduction by Michael W. Middleton. ROBES OF THE REALM: 300 YEARS OF CEREMONIAL DRESS.
Ede and Ravenscroft / Michael O'Mara, London, 1989, first edition. 
112 pp, 4to (12" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0948397616 Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs and reproductions. ISBN 0948397616 "(This book) marks (Ede and Ravencroft, royal robemakers of Chancery Lane)'s tercentenary , celebrates a unique history of service to the State, Church and Law, as well as describing some of the many ceremonies at which their robes are displayed to such magnificent effect....Coronations provide the robemakers with their greatest chall e n g e. Royal coronation robes are truly spectacular, being made of the finest and richest materials, elaborately embroidered in gold, while the officers of Church and State are arrayed in the full panoply of their ceremonial dress in honour of th e So ve reign. The Peers in robes of crimson velvet with ermine trimming and cape, the Knights of the Orders of Chivalry in richly coloured robes and insignia, the Officers of Arms in their tabards and the great Officers of State are massed in rank s of rar e and unforgettable splendour. There are many other occasions on which ceremonial robes are regularly worn, and seen and admired by millions. The State Opening of Parliament brings together the Peers and Judges, the Officers of State and t he Bish ops to hear the Queen's Gracious Speech from the Throne. The annual Garter Ceremony at Windsor is an opportunity to see the Queen and other members of the Royal Family in their blue silk velvet Garter robes, accompanied by the Knights of th e Garte r and the Heralds of the College of Arms. At the Lord Chancellor's Breakfast in October, marking the beginning of the legal year, the most senior Judges wear their splendid black and gold gowns - made of black damask elaborately trimmed wit h gold l ace and handmade gold ornaments - and the High Court Judges their scarlet robes trimmed with ermine, as they process with black-gowned barristers between the House of Lords and Westminster Abbey. The annual election of the Lord Mayor of Lo nd on give s rise to a whole series of events at which civic robes are worn, and also sees the gathering together of the members of the livery companies, whose officers wear a great variety of ceremonial dress. In the summer, degree ceremonie s take pl ace all over the country, and an extraordinary number of variations on the basic theme of the academic gown and hood can be seen. (This book) contains a full account of Ede and Ravenscroft's central role in these occasions as makers of robes a nd w igs for three centuries. They enter their fourth century determined to uphold and maintain the highest standards of craftsmanship and skill in keeping with the ancient traditions of which they are so much a part." Book is slightly coc ked, has plac e and da te in pencil at top of free front endpaper. dust jacket has light rubbing, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very soft diagonal crease on rear panel. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 24.00 USD
 
 
THE FRAGRANCE OF SWEET-GRASS:  L.M. MONTGOMERY'S HEROINES AND THE PURSUIT OF ROMANCE., Epperly, Elizabeth Rollins.  (Lucy Maud Montgomery.  L.M.)
2 Epperly, Elizabeth Rollins. (Lucy Maud Montgomery. L.M.) THE FRAGRANCE OF SWEET-GRASS: L.M. MONTGOMERY'S HEROINES AND THE PURSUIT OF ROMANCE.
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1993 0802074618 / 9780802074614 First Paperback Edition. Soft Cover Very Good+ 
275 pp, 8vo (9" H). "Anne Shirley is the best known of a memorable group of heroines created by Lucy Maud Montgomery, a group that includes Emily Byrd Starr, Valancy Stirling, and Pat Gardiner. These characters are at the centre of Epperly's book, the first full-length critical study of all L.M. Montgomery's fiction. Epperly contends that Montgomery was a master of the romance genre, and through her use of literary allusions, repetitions, irony, and comic inversions she deftly manipulated the normal conventions of romance novels. By studying the fictional biographies of the heroines and their pursuit of romance, Epperly question the ways romance shapes what we consider valuable in our imaginings and experience. A book written for L.M. Montgomery fans and scholars." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear, clean and bright. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
LA LINEA VIENNESE: GRAFICA ART NOUVEAU., Fanelli, Giovanni.
3 Fanelli, Giovanni. LA LINEA VIENNESE: GRAFICA ART NOUVEAU.
Firenze (Florence) Cantini 1989 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
338 pp, 4to (11 3/8" H). ITALIAN TEXT. Profusely illustrated in color and b&w. 400 illustrazioni a colorie 300 in bianco e nero. Sommario: Una rivoluzione artistica - la grafica applicata momento della Gesamtkunstwerk viennes; Disegnare a piu mani - la grafica applicata come prodotto di collaborazione; Giovani illustratori viennesie il settimanale "Meggendorfer Blatter"; "Allegorien. Neue Folge"; La Secessione viennese e la grafica; Koloman Moser - l'infinito ornamento; Lo Hagenbund e la grafica; Le fonti del gusto grafico viennese e la Kunstgewerbeschule; La Wiener Werkstatte e la grafica; Carl Otto Czeschka - la linea come suprema eleganza; Julius Klinger - la perfezione grafica come pulsio ne erotica sublimata; Berthold Loffler - la stilizzazione gioiosa; La stampa d'artista; La grafica della rivista e del libro; I calendari; Gli ex libris; La grafica pubblicitaria; La grafica applicata ai mezzi della comunicazione postale; La carta moneta; Tendenze autoctone e influenze viennesi nelle regioni dell'impero asburgico. Small bump on top edge of front board, tiny bump at top front corner, small light stain at top front of textblock. Dust jacket has one small closed edge tear, very light rubbing. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
OBELIX Y COMPANIA. UNA AVENTURA DE ASTERIX., Goscinny.  Ilustraciones de Uderzo.
4 Goscinny. Ilustraciones de Uderzo. OBELIX Y COMPANIA. UNA AVENTURA DE ASTERIX.
Ediciones Junior, Barcelona, 1977. 
48 pp, 11 13/16" H, hard cover with glazed pictorial boards - no dust jacket. SPANISH TEXT. Pictorial endpapers. Colour cartoons. Minor browning to pages, two very tiny dints on bottom edge of front board, area of wrinkling in lamination on rear board. Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
MILITARIA: REVISTA DE CULTURA MILITAR.  NUMERO 6 - 1994., Jose L. Barrio; Maria Luisa Gonzalez Alonso; Carlos Lozano Liarte; Carlos J. Medina; Antonio M. del Moral; Jose Priego Fernandez del Campo; Ricardo Serrador y Anino; Hector J. Tanzi; Josep Pedrero Lopez; Angel Garbriel Las Navas Pagan; et al.
5 Jose L. Barrio; Maria Luisa Gonzalez Alonso; Carlos Lozano Liarte; Carlos J. Medina; Antonio M. del Moral; Jose Priego Fernandez del Campo; Ricardo Serrador y Anino; Hector J. Tanzi; Josep Pedrero Lopez; Angel Garbriel Las Navas Pagan; et al. MILITARIA: REVISTA DE CULTURA MILITAR. NUMERO 6 - 1994.
Editorial Complutnse, Madrid, 1994. 
190 pp, large 8vo (8 7/16" H), soft cover. Colour and b&w photographs, reproductions, graphs. SPANISH TEXT ONLY. Indice: Editorial; Articulos: Algunas noticias sobre don Carlos Boniers, Baron de Auchy, militar flamenco al servicio de Felipe IV; Una escultura de plata en el Museo del Ejercito; El abolengo militar de la Orden de Isabel la Catolica; Manual basico para el tratamiento de fondos uniformologicos en museos; Los socios militares de la Real Sociedad Economica Matritense de Amigos de l Pais (1775-1815); La pintura de tema belico en la teoria del arte del siglo XVII; Condecoraciones militares (II); El regimen de guerra en la conquista de America. Notas: Guias voluntarios del Museo del Ejercito; Los recuerdos de la aeros t a c i o n m i litar en el Museo del Aire; Entrega de una bandera al Museo Militar de Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Bibliografia; Actividades. Interior - waviness to bottom 1 1/2" of textblock - no signs of dampness marks, otherwise clean and tight wi th n o pr ev io u s ow nership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, very light rubbing, minor soiling. Very Good- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
REVISTA DE HISTORIA MILITAR.  ANO XLIII.  1999.  NUM. 86.  WITH SEPARATA A LA REVISTA NUM. 86, Jose Luis Isabel Sanchez; Jose Izquierdo Navarrete; Andres Cassinello Perez; Jesus Cantera Montenegro; Andres Mas Chao; Jose Luis Infiesta Perez; Luis Sequera Martinez.
6 Jose Luis Isabel Sanchez; Jose Izquierdo Navarrete; Andres Cassinello Perez; Jesus Cantera Montenegro; Andres Mas Chao; Jose Luis Infiesta Perez; Luis Sequera Martinez. REVISTA DE HISTORIA MILITAR. ANO XLIII. 1999. NUM. 86. WITH SEPARATA A LA REVISTA NUM. 86
Instituto de Historia y Cultura Militar, Madrid, 1999. 
284 pp, large 8vo (9 3/8" H), soft cover. B&w photographs, maps, plans, reproductions. SPANISH TEXT ONLY. Articles: El infante y la infanteria: origen, significado y antiguedad de estas palabras; El Conde de Aranda: una figura militar mas alla d el su tiempo; El Memorial Militar y Patriotico del Ejercito de la Izquierda; El Proyecto de reforma del cuartel de Infanteria de Leganes del ano 1859; Guantanamo: la primera batalla terrestre de la guerra hispanoamericana en Cuba; Algunas a p o r t a c i o n es al conocimiento de la batalla de Guadalajara; La fortificacion espanola de los anos 40; Documentos: Operaciones de Campana - Expedicion al Darien. Interior- clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - book is co ck ed , ha s a fe w soft creases on covers - three small corner creases, minor rubbing, minor soiling. Separate booklet has a few soft crease on covers and tiny bump to top corner. Very Good 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
MILITARIA: REVISTA DE CULTURA MILITAR.  NUMERO 11 - 1998., Juan Jose Segui Marco; Luis Pablo Martinez; Juan Fancisco Pardo Molero; Ricardo Trepiccione; Jose Luis Arcon; Miguel Sopena Fumanal; Antonio Marrero Cabrera; Antonio Garcia Olid; Ricardo Serrador y Anino.
7 Juan Jose Segui Marco; Luis Pablo Martinez; Juan Fancisco Pardo Molero; Ricardo Trepiccione; Jose Luis Arcon; Miguel Sopena Fumanal; Antonio Marrero Cabrera; Antonio Garcia Olid; Ricardo Serrador y Anino. MILITARIA: REVISTA DE CULTURA MILITAR. NUMERO 11 - 1998.
Servicio de Publicaciones, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, 1998. 
189 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H), soft cover. B&w illustrations. SPANISH TEXT. Sumario - Editorial; Las IV Jornadas de Museos Militares. La Historia Militar de Valencia. Programa. Conferencias: La Historia Militar del Levante espanol en la Edad Ant igua; La Historia Militar del Reino Medieval de Valancia: Balance y perspectivas; Perspectivas de la Historia Militar Valenciana de la epoca de los Austrias a la contemporanea; Il Ruolo dei viceregni spagnoli italici nella difesa della fron t i e r a m a r ittima contro il turco. Notas: Asitio del Castillo de Salca: una pintura de batallas en la Huerta de Valencia; Acerca del redescubrimiento de las pinturas del Moli dels Frares; Una perspectiva desde el siglo XI: a la luz del Poema de l Ci d; E g o Ro de rico: El Cid en Vivar y Camino del Destierro; El Curso Informativo de Heraldica Militar. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - tiny bump at top/bottom of spine, small bump at bottom edge of fr on t c ove r. V er y G ood 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
MILITARIA: REVISTA DE CULTURA MILITAR.  NUMERO 4 - 1992., M. Alonso Baquer; M. Ballesteros Gaibrois; J. Marchena Fernandez; J.M. Zapatero; Nocolas Borja Perez; Rosent H. Thonhoff; et al.
8 M. Alonso Baquer; M. Ballesteros Gaibrois; J. Marchena Fernandez; J.M. Zapatero; Nocolas Borja Perez; Rosent H. Thonhoff; et al. MILITARIA: REVISTA DE CULTURA MILITAR. NUMERO 4 - 1992.
Editorial Complutnse, Madrid, 1992. 
150 pp, large 8vo (8 7/16" H), soft cover. Colour and b&w photographs, plans, reproductions. SPANISH TEXT (1 article in English & Spanish). Indice: Editorial; Articulos: La etica de la conquista y la moral de los conquistadores; La guerra incaica segun una fuente espanola; El ejercito de America y la descomposicion del orden colonial: la otra mirada de un conflicto de lealtades; El Castillo San Lorenzo el Real de Chagre (Panama): llave de la mar del Sur. Notas: Importancia de las a r m a s p o r tatiles de fuego en la conquista de Mexico; How Texas helped win the American Revolution. Cronica Bibliografica: Seleccion del Catalogo del Ministerio de Defensa 1992. Actividades. Instituciones culturales de Los Ejercitos en Ame ri ca y e n l a Pe ni nsula. Interior - one page (mainly blank) with wrinkles and creases at bottom half - cused during printing process, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear, minor rubbing, slig ht cre ase on h in ge s. Ve ry Good- 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
BERNINI., Martinelli, Valentino, a cura di.
9 Martinelli, Valentino, a cura di. BERNINI.
Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, Italy, 1953. Very Good - Good 
186 pp, 12mo (7 3/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Profusely illustrated in b&w and color with photographs, reproductions. ITALIAN TEXT ONLY. Biblioteca Modern Mondadori CCCLII. "Il nome di Gian Lorezo Bernini chiama subito alla mente una ser ie di opere famose: sculture, monumenti e complessi architettonici che hanno dato a Roma nel Seicento un aspetto fastoso, aulico, barocco. Bernini e infatti uno dei creatori dello stile barocco, l'inventore d'una nuova visione delle arti f i g u r a t i v e , in cui pittura, scultura, architettura, rompendo le leggi armoniose della tradizione rinascimentale, si rinnovano per fondersi nei capolavori del maestro in una 'unita delle arti', che segna un punt d'arrivo della creativita uman a, u n ca pi to lo n uo vo della storia dell'arte non soltanto italiana ma europea...." Small bump to top corner of boards and bottom corner of front board, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light toning to edges of pages and endpapers. Dust jacket has a few tiny chips and small tears - archivally taped - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light browning on spine, some toning to flap-folds and front panel, minor soiling. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
RAINBOW VALLEY., Montgomery, L.M.  (Lucy Maud.)
10 Montgomery, L.M. (Lucy Maud.) RAINBOW VALLEY.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
341 pp, small 8vo (7 3/4" H) - maroon boards with silver lettering/banding on spine, silver letter "C" in box on front board (for Cavendish Library). Copyright date is 1923, but this is a later printing (gift inscription on front free endpaper is dated 1969). A continuation of the "Anne of Green Gables" series. "And here is told the hilarious tale of the children who played in Rainbow Valley - the Blythes and the Meridiths - Jerry, Faith, Carl and Una - who were in no way 'bad' children, but children endowed with so much more spirit than decorum that it was only after much earnest entreaty on their part that charming Rosemary West was prevailed upon to become their mother and undertake the hazardous task of making them 'better' children and the Manse a pleasanter place in which to live." Christmas gift inscription and small very light stain on free front endpaper, shallow indentation on spine, minor soiling on top of text block. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, a few tiny edge tears, minor browning and soiling - mainly on rear panel and top edge of rear flap, tiny closed perforation on front hinge, protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
REVISTA DE HISTORIA MILITAR.  ANO XLV.  2001.  NUM. 90.  (SHOWS "ANO XLIV" ON SPINE), Pedro Canas Navarro; Ana Echevarria Arsuaga; Ignacio Cervello Buranes; Guillermo G. Calleja Leal; Enrique Perez Perez; Gustavo Placer Cervera; Franscisco Perez Guzman; Fernando Castillo Caceres.
11 Pedro Canas Navarro; Ana Echevarria Arsuaga; Ignacio Cervello Buranes; Guillermo G. Calleja Leal; Enrique Perez Perez; Gustavo Placer Cervera; Franscisco Perez Guzman; Fernando Castillo Caceres. REVISTA DE HISTORIA MILITAR. ANO XLV. 2001. NUM. 90. (SHOWS "ANO XLIV" ON SPINE)
Instituto de Historia y Cultura Militar, Madrid, 2001. 
298 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H), soft cover. B&w photographs, maps, reproductions. SPANISH TEXT ONLY. Articles: Aspectos juridico-censales en el ejercito romano; La guardia morisca: un Cuerpo desconocido del ejercito medieval espanol; La informaci on y las decisiones en la Batalla de Bailen; Madrid: de la noche de San Daniel al Cuartel de San Gil; El fondo de franquicias postales militares en el Museo del Ejercito de Madrid; Las campanas militares del general Valeriano Weyler durante l a g u e r r a de Cuba: apuntes para una valoracion historica; La Segunda Guerra Mundial en Siria y Libano; Documentos: Sentencia recaida contra el Excelentisimo Senor General de Division Don Jose Toral y Velazquez y otros por las capitulacion al em en i go d e fu er zas del Ejercito en Santiago de Cuba (1899). Interior - tiny crease to top corner of approx. page 200 to end of book, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - small corner creases on covers, slight bu mp at to p/b ot tom of spine, book very slightly cocked, soft creases on rear cover. Very Good- 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
12 Rae, Hugh, preface. (Graham Petrie, Bernard MacLaverty, James Shaw Grant, Alan Spence, Una Flett, Robert A. Crampsey, Cambell Black, Arthur Young, Carl MacDougall, Peter Chaloner, Lorn M. Macintyre, Alan Mason, Alanna Knight, Anne Turner, et al.) SCOTTISH SHORT STORIES 1978.
London Collins 1978 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
191 pp, 8vo. A collection of short stories written by Scottish writers or writers living in Scotland - Graham Petrie, Bernard MacLaverty, James Shaw Grant, Alan Spence, Una Flett, Robert A. Crampsey, Cambell Black, Arthur Young, Carl MacDougall, Peter Chaloner, Lorn M. Macintyre, Alan Mason, Alanna Knight, Anne Turner, Richard Fletcher and P.M. Hubbard. Biographical notes at rear. Minor wrinkles at top/bottom of spine, tiny light mark to fore-edge of textblock. Dust jacket has light edge wear, three small tears up to 1/2" - archivally taped, minor edge wrinkling/rubbing, nimor browning. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
CATWITCH., Tuttle, Lisa.
13 Tuttle, Lisa. CATWITCH.
Limpsfield Paper Tiger 1983 0905895843 / 9780905895840 First British Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Una Woodruff. 
80 pp, 11 3/8" H. Beautifully illustrated in full colour throughout. "Jules (a tabby kitten) is adopted by Eva Eden, a glamorous witch who was once a film star, and taught to read, write and spell - the magical kind - for Eva needs his help in the search for Alicorn, a fabulous something that will make dreams come true, although nobody knows exactly what it is. Unfortunately, Alexander Wylie, a particularly unpleasant wizard, is also after Alicorn, but while Eva only wants to return to the silver screen, his purpose is much more sinister. How Jules accidentally summons faeries through the television set and journeys to their realm, how he helps to rescue a kidnapped faery Prince, and how our resourceful feline hero finally thwarts Wylie's evil schemes will enthrall and entertain children of all ages." Slight twist to spine, a very tiny piece of glue residue on front board. Dust jacket has minor soft wrinkle at top edge of rear panel, very minor wear to laminate at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
DEAR NAN:  LETTERS OF EMILY CARR, NAN CHENEY AND HUMPHREY TOMS., Walker, Doreen, editor.  (Emily Carr.)
14 Walker, Doreen, editor. (Emily Carr.) DEAR NAN: LETTERS OF EMILY CARR, NAN CHENEY AND HUMPHREY TOMS.
Vancouver University of British Columbia Press 1990 0774803487 / 9780774803489 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 
436 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w and colour illustrations. "This collection includes 150 letters Emily Carr wrote to her friends Nan Cheney and Humphrey Toms and 100 other letters relating mainly to Emily Carr. The letters date from 1930 to 1945, the most prolific period in Carr's career as both painter and writer. In them she writes in colourful detail about her everyday activities, and discusses her painting - 'the biggest thing in my life'. There are outbursts of exasperation and anger as well as many indications of her caring, her warmth, her wisdom and her wit, and of her impatience with critics and poseurs; and they give insights into her various relationships with, among others, Lawren Harris, Ira Dilworth, Jack Shadbolt, Garnett Sedgewick, Dorothy Livesay, A.Y. Jackson, and Arthur Lismer. The correspondence between Cheney and Toms reveals how Carr was regarded at the time and attests to their mutual interest in the Vancouver art scene. As an active member Cheney relates gossip about the local art community, providing a very personal and often exceedingly critical view of the Vancouver art milieu of the time." Dust jacket has very minor wrinkling at top/bottom of flap-folds. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 


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