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SCALE MODEL DETAILING.  FROM THE PAGES OF FINESCALE MODELER., Spohn, Terry, editor.  (Dennis Moore, Rusty White, Jon Lopez, Pat Covert, Tom LaMarre, Greg Kolasa, Rob Steinbrunn, Paul Budzik, Brett Vechiarelli, Greg Hildebrandt, Alain Pelletier, Hilber Graf, Jim Bertolin, Glen Phillips, Dan Tisoncik, et al.)
101 Spohn, Terry, editor. (Dennis Moore, Rusty White, Jon Lopez, Pat Covert, Tom LaMarre, Greg Kolasa, Rob Steinbrunn, Paul Budzik, Brett Vechiarelli, Greg Hildebrandt, Alain Pelletier, Hilber Graf, Jim Bertolin, Glen Phillips, Dan Tisoncik, et al.) SCALE MODEL DETAILING. FROM THE PAGES OF FINESCALE MODELER.
Kalmbach, Waukesha, WI, 1995. 
104 pp, 10 3/4" H, soft cover. ISBN 0890242097 Illustrated in color and b&w with photographs, drawings/diagrams. "How can I make wooden flight decks? Is there any quick way to detail a radial aircraft engine? How can I make my armor models look more realistic? Is there an easy way to get a glossy finish on my model car? The answers to these and many more questions can be found in the pages of this new book compiled from the best of FineScale Modeler magazine's articles. Each projec t i s profusely illustrated and accessible to modelers of any skill level who want to improve their technique and their results. Whether your specialty is cars, tanks, aircraft, dioramas, or ships, this book is for you. Learn in step-by-step fas hi o n ho w to convert scale figures, model a rusty 1949 Mercury, weather aircraft, use photoetched detailing on small scale ships, and much more. The techniques you learn doing any of these projects will become part of your bag of tricks from now on. " I nte rior - soft bump at top corner of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - soft bump at top/bottom of spine and at top corner of covers, wear at corners and at top/bottom of spine. Very Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
102 Stansell, Pat. MILITARY MINIATURES IN REVIEW. NO,22
Del Ray Beach, Florida Ampersand 2000 Stapled in Wraps Very Good+ 
80 pp, 11" H, magazine format. Profusely illustrated with b&w and color photographs. Contents: The Mail Sack; The Year in Preview: Short Takes; The Idea Bank; MasterCon '99'; Have Gun Will Travel: The Resicast Vickers MG Carrier; Ben Gurion Centurion? Or Shotka? That is the question; Gettin' Fuelish: The Tarmac Zis-5 V Fuel Truck; Marder Madness: Alan takes a stab at a German SPG; Nasty Mauserwagen: Converting the DML roadster into an SPW with a punch; Get Outta Dodge: It's another little beauty from our buddies at Skybow (U.S. 3/4 ton WC57 Command & Reconnaissance); Topless Tank: The new M12 GMC from Academy, violates more than a few decency laws; Bridging the Gap: ICM's Massive T-28 Bridgelayer; Dragon's 250, Take Five: How far can you go on a brand new kit? (Dragon Sdkfz. 250/11); Mini-Men: A Peek at What's New on the Figure Front; The Mighty Maresal: A Huge Hunk of Romanian Resin from Azimut; The Model Citizen. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear - mainly on spine, minor rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
FORM & CONTENT IN INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC., Stwolinski, Gail de.
103 Stwolinski, Gail de. FORM & CONTENT IN INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC.
Wm. C. Brown, Dubuque, Iowa, (1977). 
626 pp, large 8vo (9 3/8" H), hard cover - no dust jacket. Music examples. Contents: Introduction to aural analysis; Variation; Fugue; Part forms; Small formal units; Combination of parts forms: Ternary design; Larger combinations of part forms; Large forms with development; Unusual forms; Appendix, Index of musical examples. Interior - tiny/small crease at bottom corner of approx. pages 109-175, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light browning to edges of textblock, light edge and corner wear, small bump to bottom of spine, two small bumps to top edge of rear board, light rubbing, light soiling to rear board. VG- 
Price: 37.50 USD
 
 
BRUGES FLOWER LACE., Sutton, Edna.
104 Sutton, Edna. BRUGES FLOWER LACE.
Robin & Russ Handweavers, McMinnville, Oregon, 1986. 
118 pp, 9 13/16" H, hard cover in glazed pictorial boards - no dust jacket. ISBN 0852196504 B&w photographs, drawings. "One of the most beautiful forms of traditional Continental bobbin lace, Bruges Flower lace is described in detail in this firs t English language book on the subject. A carefully planned reference and instructional work, produced for the lacemaker with a working knowledge of the craft, this book is the result of several years of research by the author. It describes the b a sic techniques used in the lace - braids, edgings, leaves, scrolls and flowers - and provides detailed explanations on how to make many decorative lace pieces. In common with all good lace books it is illustrated with many photographs, prickings an d diagrams." Samll bump at corners of boards and at top/bottom of spine, very light rubbing, two small line indentations at bottom of front board at hinge, very light corner wear. Very Good- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
PHOTOGRAPHY UNTIL NOW.  (SPRINGS OF ACHIEVEMENT SERIES ON THE ART OF PHOTOGRAPH.), Szarkowski, John.
105 Szarkowski, John. PHOTOGRAPHY UNTIL NOW. (SPRINGS OF ACHIEVEMENT SERIES ON THE ART OF PHOTOGRAPH.)
Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1989. 
343 pp, small 4to (10 3/4" H), soft cover. ISBN 0870705741 Profusely illustrated in b&w and color. Contents: Foreword; Introduction; Before Photography; The Inventors; The Daguerreotype and the Calotype; Paper Versus Glass; George Eastman and Alf red Stieglitz; Photographs in Ink; After the Magazines; Notes to the Text. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light rubbing - mainly on rear cover, small crease at top edge of rear cover - migrates in t o l a s t f e w pages and a soft crease on bottom half. VG 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
106 Tarshis, Steve. TEACH YOURSELF LEAD GUITAR.
Amsco, (New York, 1978). 
64 pp, 4to (approx. 12" H), soft cover. B&w photos, music. "Professional know-how for creating exciting leads, Blues scales, fingerings, riffs, techniques, soloing plus tunes and exercises to work with." Contents: Forward; Fundamentals; The Blue s Scale; Extending the Blues Scale Downward; The Whole Blues Scale; Extending the Blues Scale Upward; Scale Exercises; Bends; Combining Positions; Blues Solos; Other Uses of the Blues Scale; The Related Major; Combining Keys and Scales; Pul l - o f f s , Hammer-ons and Vibrato; Combinations; Playing in a Group; Afterword; Discography. Interior - music store stamp on first page, light creasing to fore edge of pages, otherwise clean and tight. Exterior - light edge wear/rubbing, soft cr ea si ng t o fo r e edges of covers, spine flat and uncreased. Good+ 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
ARTS AND CRAFTS OF HAWAII.  SECTION IV.  TWINED BASKETS., Te Rangi Hiroa (Peter H. Buck).
107 Te Rangi Hiroa (Peter H. Buck). ARTS AND CRAFTS OF HAWAII. SECTION IV. TWINED BASKETS.
Bishop Museum Press, Hawaii, 1964, Bernice P. Bishop Museum Special Publication 45. 
Approx. 34 pp (a section reprinted from "Arts and Crafts of Hawaii, but retaining the original pagination), 10 1/8" H, soft cover. B&w photographs, drawings/diagrams. Contents: Introduction (Material / Terminology); Techniques (Commencement of twi ne / Increasing warps / Changing weft plies / Decorative changes in twine / Cord loops / Rim finish); Basket types (Type I / Type II - Gourd baskets - Bowl baskets - Baskets without containers) / Type III / Type IV; Color decoration / Evolution o f t wined baskets; Literature Cited. Interior - small soft wrinkle on last few pages, small soft crease at bottom corner of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, small crease at bottom co rn e r of covers, 4 staple holes at top of front cover. Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
WRESTLING WITH A PENCIL:  THE LIFE OF A FREELANCE ARTIST., Thelwell, Norman.
108 Thelwell, Norman. WRESTLING WITH A PENCIL: THE LIFE OF A FREELANCE ARTIST.
London Methuen 1986 0413593207 / 9780413593207 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Norman Thelwell. 
192 pp, 9 7/8" H. Pictorial endpapers, beautifully and profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. "For over twenty-five years Norman Thelwell's cartoons, drawings and landscape paintings have delighted millions of people all over the world. His drawings of sporting pursuits, of human beings at play and of many other countryside subjects are the product of a unique comic genius; the term 'Thelwell pony' has passed into the English language. Now Norman Thelwell has written an account of his life from early childhood to the present. For the first time he opens up his experiences as an artist and humorist, in an informal, accessible and entertaining way. He describes his early love of drawing, the development of his skills in the war, his training at art school, his career as a teacher and a newspaper cartoonist and his subsequent life as a freelance artist. He discusses his work for 'Punch', the development of his ideas, his techniques, the making of his books and his other projects. (This) is also a personal story: of his childhood in Birkenhead; his experiences as a soldier in Britain and India during and after the war; his family; his home life in Hampshire; the people he has met; the houses he has restored. This mixture of personal and professional reminiscence is rich in anecdote and makes a lively and often amusing story. It is accompanied by a wide range of colour and black -and -white illustrations. In addition to the cartoons for which he is famous there are selections from his work as a serious landscape painter and samples from a lifetime of sketchbooks." Tiny white mark on rear board, very minor edge wear. Dust jacket has very minor edge wear, light wrinkling at top of spine and flaps, very minor rubbing, 1" line indentation on spine. 
Price: 42.50 USD
 
 
109 Town, Harold and Silcox, David P. TOM THOMSON: THE SILENCE AND THE STORM.
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 1989 077108482X / 9780771084829 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Tom Thomson. 
240 pp, oblong 4to (10 3/4" H). Profusely illustrated with color reproductions, b&w photos, drawings. "(M)arks the centennial of the artist's birth with the most extensive collection of his work ever published - 177 paintings in full colour and many more in black-and-white. The prints in this book, most of them duplicating the precise dimensions of the original paintings, reproduce with unprecedented fidelity the colours, techniques and power of all of Thomson's classics, plus a number of works that have not been publicly displayed in any form. The accompanying texts provide an aesthetic commentary and a straightforward biographical chronicle." Minor bump at top of front hinge, minor browning to edges of textblock - tiny light stain on fore-edge of textblock. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling, minor rubbing, a few very small shallow dints on rear panel - a few tiny dints on front panel. May require extra postage due to weight/size. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
TOM THOMSON:  THE SILENCE AND THE STORM., Town, Harold and Silcox, David P.
110 Town, Harold and Silcox, David P. TOM THOMSON: THE SILENCE AND THE STORM.
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 1982 077108482X / 9780771084829 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Tom Thomson. Signed by Author
240 pp, oblong 4to (10 3/4" H). Signed on front free endpaper by Harold Town. Profusely illustrated with color reproductions, b&w photographs, drawings. "(M)arks the centennial of the artist's birth with the most extensive collection of his work ever published - 177 paintings in full colour and many more in black-and-white. The prints in this book, most of them duplicating the precise dimensions of the original paintings, reproduce with unprecedented fidelity the colours, techniques and power of all of Thomson's classics, plus a number of works that have not been publicly displayed in any form. The accompanying texts provide an aesthetic commentary and a straightforward biographical chronicle." Slight lean to spine. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, a tiny area of minor edge wear. 
Price: 55.00 USD
 
 
THE COMPOSITE PHOTOGRAPHS OF WILLIAM NOTMAN / LES PHOTOGRAPHIES COMPOSITES DE WILLIAM NOTMAN., Triggs, Stanley G.
111 Triggs, Stanley G. THE COMPOSITE PHOTOGRAPHS OF WILLIAM NOTMAN / LES PHOTOGRAPHIES COMPOSITES DE WILLIAM NOTMAN.
Montreal McCord Museum of Canadian History 1994 1895615089 / 9781895615081 Soft Cover Very Good+ William Notman 
127 pp, 9 3/4" H x 12 1/8" D. Bilingual text (French/English). Profusely illustrated with reproductions of Notman's photographs. "William Notman invited over a hundred people to come and don brightly coloured costumes representing various themes and epochs in order to create a composite photograph. They dressed as Scottish couples in Highland costume, Elizabethan ladies and courtiers, soldiers and sailors, a voyageur, an 'Indian' and a pilgrim father. The occasion was a skating carnival in the Victoria rink staged in honour of Prince Arthur, who was stationed in Montreal as an officer-in-training in 1870. The finished picture consisted of individual photographs of one hundred and fifty figures cut out and pasted on to a painted background. When we look at composite photographs today, it is sometimes with a certain amusement at what we may perceive as a naive idea, combined with a sense of wonder at the magnitude of the project and admiration of the craftsmanship and artistry required to bring it to a successful completion. This book, written by the former Curator of the McCord Museum of Canadian History's Notman Photographic Archives, explores the art and techniques of making composite photographs and reveals their importance to understanding Canadian social history." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - slight fading on front hinge area. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
BLUE & WHITE CROSS STITCH.  INSPIRED BY THE CLASSIC DESIGNS OF WILLOW PATTERN, DELFTWARE AND TOILES DE JOUY., Turvey, Helena.
112 Turvey, Helena. BLUE & WHITE CROSS STITCH. INSPIRED BY THE CLASSIC DESIGNS OF WILLOW PATTERN, DELFTWARE AND TOILES DE JOUY.
Hamlyn, London, 2001, first edition. 
112 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0600601943 Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs, patterns, drawings. "Crisp blue and white has always been a popular colour combination, especially in soft furnishings. The classic designs of Willow Pattern ceramics, Delftware pottery and Toiles de Jouy textiles have inspired this beautiful collection of cross stitch projects for the home. The 28 projects are grouped by room and range from cushions to napkins. E ach project is accompanied by a colour chart and detailed instructions on how to make the project and work the embroidery. There is also practical information on stitches and relevant materials and techniques." Projects include: Cushions, c u r t a i n s and curtain ties, lampshades, tablecloth, napkins, coasters, hand towels, bathmat, pillowcase, bags, picture, sampler, etc. Very light wear at top/bottom of spine and at corners, light waviness to edges of textblock. Dust jacket h as s om e mi no r ed ge wrinkling. Very Good+/Near Fine 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
113 Upson, Nicola. Photography by David Buckland. (Helaine Blumenfeld.) MYTHOLOGIES: THE SCULPTURE OF HELAINE BLUMENFELD.
Elephant's Eye / Overlook Press, Woodstock, 1998. 
160 pp, 4to (12" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0879518804 Profusely illustrated with b&w and color photographs. "....the first comprehensive exploration of Blumenfeld's work, (this book) forms a uniquely detailed study of her development. D ividing her sculpture into eight themed chapters, it concentrates on the major ideas and technical concerns that have preoccupied the artist from the beginning: Two Sides of a Woman; Creation; Metamorphosis; Options; Shadow Figures; Dreams; S o u l s ; a nd, finally, Mythology. Early and recent works are illustrated side by side, highlighting the aesthetic and conceptual growth which has earned her respect from critics and collectors throughout Europe and the United States....(Upson ' s) t ex t il lu m i nates Blumenfeld's intense working methods and reveals how her life - divided between Italy, where she works, England, where she now lives, and the United States, where she was born - contributes to her creativity. Each chapt er pr ovi des a n i ntr od uc tion to the individual pieces, a review of Blumenfeld's contribution to twentieth-century sculpture, and concludes with Blumenfeld's own thought-provoking comments on her work." Dust jacket has minor rubbing, minor wea r/wr inkl ing at top/ bott om of s pine and flap-folds. tiny tear at top of spine. Fine/VG+ 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
MERCE CUNNINGHAM:  FIFTY YEARS., Vaughan, David. Edited by Melissa Harris.  (Merce Cunningham.)
114 Vaughan, David. Edited by Melissa Harris. (Merce Cunningham.) MERCE CUNNINGHAM: FIFTY YEARS.
New York Aperture 1997 0893816248 / 9780893816247 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 
320 pp, 4to (12 1/8" H). Pictorial endpapers, profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs. "(E)vokes the essence of Merce Cunnigham: the man, his choreography, his seminal role in the history of the arts in postwar America and Europe, and his larger vision as it pertains to the relationship between art and life. (C)elebrates the past fifty years of Cunnigham's career, from his role as principal dancer in the Martha Graham Dance Company, to the formation of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company and Black Mountain College in 1953 - from his use of 'chance operations," to his present, innovative work with the computer program, LifeForms." Top corners of boards bumped, slight bump at top of spine/rear hinge Dust jacket has light edge wear, light to moderate rubbing - no color loss, heavy wrinkling at top of spine/flap folds - re-inforced with archival tape on inside, a few tiny dents on front hinge. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
VERLINDEN PRODUCTIONS MODELING MAGAZINE.  VOLUME 3  NUMBER 1., Verlinden, Francois; Peeters, Willy; Letterman, Bob.
115 Verlinden, Francois; Peeters, Willy; Letterman, Bob. VERLINDEN PRODUCTIONS MODELING MAGAZINE. VOLUME 3 NUMBER 1.
Lier, Belgium Verlinden Stapled in Wraps Very Good 
30 pp, 11 11/16" H (magazine format). Profusely illustrated with colour photographs, b&w drawings. Contents: "Down the Lazy River": A brief view on the latest TAMIYA release, the US Navy PBR "PIBBER" Patrol Boat; A Sturmtiger Morser Conversion; "I Spy": Gulf War linkage systems; 82nd Airborne Paratrooper: Photographic coverage of gear and equipment; The "HOG" A-10 Thunderbolt II: Digging for Tanks; Road to Beirut: Lebanon '82; Modelers in Focus; Tools & Techniques: Constructing, Painting and Displaying 1/4 Scale small arms; American Graffiti. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - small old price label on front cover, minor edge wear, light rubbing on front cover. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
VERLINDEN PRODUCTIONS MODELING MAGAZINE.  VOLUME 4  NUMBER 1.  SEPTEMBER 1992., Verlinden, Francois; Peeters, Willy; Letterman, Bob.
116 Verlinden, Francois; Peeters, Willy; Letterman, Bob. VERLINDEN PRODUCTIONS MODELING MAGAZINE. VOLUME 4 NUMBER 1. SEPTEMBER 1992.
Lier, Belgium Verlinden 1992 Stapled in Wraps Very Good 
30 pp, 11 11/16" H (magazine format). Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. Contents: "Breakout": British move through Normandy; "Stalin's Giants"; Berlin 1945: "The party is over"; Israeli/Egyptian AMX-13 75mm Turret: A 23-year old Sherman conversion in kit form; In Focus: US Army Apache Pilot and Gunner; US Navy's Nitrogen Supply Cart & General Purpose Cart; AH-64A Apache US Army Attack Helicopter: Monogram's 1:48th kit given the VP treatment; Modelers in Focus; Tools & Techniques: Metalizing figures; "Gas Pedal Stuck": Something funny in 120mm. Interior - very soft crease at bottom corner of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - small old price label on front cover, minor edge wear, soft crease at three corners, minor rubbing. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
VERLINDEN PRODUCTIONS MODELING MAGAZINE.  VOLUME 4  NUMBER 3.  APRIL 1993., Verlinden, Francois; Peeters, Willy; Letterman, Bob.
117 Verlinden, Francois; Peeters, Willy; Letterman, Bob. VERLINDEN PRODUCTIONS MODELING MAGAZINE. VOLUME 4 NUMBER 3. APRIL 1993.
Lier, Belgium Verlinden 1993 Stapled in Wraps Very Good - 
32 pp (including covers), 11 11/16" H (magazine format). Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. Contents: WWII German Kubelwagen in 1/15 Scale: VP's version of the famous WWII German softskin; It's a Honey!: A Desert Storm diorama "avant la lettre"; After the dust has settled: About an abandoned Iraqi T-55 A/M; T-55 AM/w Add on Armor in detail; In focus; US Navy Carrier Personnel; US Navy Carrier Deck Details (USS FORRESTAL); A glimpse of: Duxford; Don Kanaval's Wonderful World of Fantasy Nose Art; Tools & Techniques: Weathering Olive Drab Military Vehicles; Modelers in Focus; "Mahuts": a diorama by Arturo Flores. Interior - tiny crease at top corner of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - small old price label on front cover, minor edge wear, light rubbing on covers, tiny crease at top corner of covers. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
RELIEF PRINTMAKING: A MANUAL OF TECHNIQUES., Walklin, Colin.
118 Walklin, Colin. RELIEF PRINTMAKING: A MANUAL OF TECHNIQUES.
Crowood, Marlborough, 1998, reprint. 
176 pp, large 8vo (9 5/8" H), soft cover. ISBN 1861260717 Profusely illustrated in b&w. "Printmaking, and relief printmaking in particular, is the most flexible of art forms. It can be practised as an engaging hobby with little or no specialist material, or as a commercial craft with professional presses. This book is written for all who wish to experience the delights of printmaking and is an invaluable source of reference and inspiration for printers of all abilities. It features: clea rly illustrated step-by-step descriptions of techniques; a range of methods from the very simple, using everyday objects such as feathers and leaves, through to the more complex, using paper blocks, linocuts and wood engravings; set project s ; p r a c t i cal information about inks, papers and equipment; advice on proofing and corrections, editioning and the care of finished prints; hundreds of examples of work by students and many top professional artist printmakers." Interior - cl ea n a nd t ig ht w it h no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor rubbing, a few tiny dints on front cover. Very Good 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
KNITTING FASHIONS OF THE 1940s:  STYLES, PATTERNS AND HISTORY., Waller, Jane.
119 Waller, Jane. KNITTING FASHIONS OF THE 1940s: STYLES, PATTERNS AND HISTORY.
Crowood, Marlborough, 2006, first edition. 
160 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1861268629 Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs, reproductions, drawings, patterns. "In the first half of the 1940s, the wartime scarcity of wools and dyes produced inno vative, figure-hugging lacy designs and creative stitch techniques of bobbles, cables and ribs. In the post-war period, there was an even more acute shortage of materials, which meant that imaginative Fair Isle designs and embroidery techni q u e s b e c ame the only solution. As the 1950s approached, however, a greater availability of materials led to the voluptuous batwing look and looser garments. This lavish book celebrates the patterns and designs of 1940s knitwear. Drawings a nd p ho to g ra ph s from the original pattern magazines accompany modern colour phtographs of the garments knitted up for today's wear. In addition, it provides a history of wartime Britain and America, often using the actual words of the knitter s a nd des ign er s u sed b y the fashion magazines. Patterns appear chronologically, reflecting what was happening at the time, and progress from the very simple (snood, balaclava or WAAF doll) to the more intricate blackberry stitch and lacy des igns as the kni tte r be come s m ore fluent with the needles. Many of the designs are unusual and there are sequins, beads knitted into the fabric, and knitted buttons. American, British and continental needle sizes are included, as is America n ter mino logy; and meas ureme nts a re g iven in both imperial and metric. The material comes from a collection of over 2,000 historic knitting patterns." Very minor wear on bottom of boards. Dust jacket has tiny tear and wrinkle at top of spi ne. N ear F ine/Ve ry Go od+ 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
120 Weston, Robert and Taylor, Robert. Foreword by Air Vice Marshal 'Johnnie' Johnson. THE AIR COMBAT PAINTINGS OF ROBERT TAYLOR.
Vanwell, (St. Catharine's, Ontario, 1987). 
128 pp, oblong 4to (11 3/8" H x 14 1/2" D), hard cover in dust jacket. Pictorial endpapers, profusely illlustrated throughout in b&w and color. "This is the first time a book has been produced featuring a comprehensive selection of Taylor's work and it is thus a publication of great significance. Those already familiar with his work will be intrigued to discover for the first time the secrets of his techniques, and all combat aviation buffs will delight in the behind-the-scenes stories of life with the 'Aces'. In researching his paintings, Robert Taylor has worked with some of the greatest aviators in the world and the text draws upon his encyclopedic fund of facts and anecdotes concerning these famous figures and their service careers. In addition to this, a number of these great pilots have contributed their own first-hand accounts of the aircraft they flew in combat and other personal recollections...features in-depth visual and verbal studies of many of Taylor's most outstanding paintings, along with a wealth of colour details, pencil sketches and photographs. Much of this visual information has never been published before..." Small soft bump to bottom corner of textblock, very small pencil erasure mark on free front endpaper, tiny bump to bottom front corners, slight bump at top/bottom of spine - with 1" closed tear at top of rear hinge, minor rubbing to boards. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling, light rubbing, a few faint line indentations. VG -/VG 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
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