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  • Basil Bunting 1900-1985 a life in images exhibition catalogue


    From an exhibition in Durham University Library in January-February 1987 prepared by Derek Smith with funding from Northern Arts. 29.5cm by 21cm  white card wraps, 12 pages. This copy is from the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003). Condition: Covers slightly browned and soiled with age. A flyer for the…

  • Hemy by Theresa Easton and Ian Horn


    Limited edition 4/12 signed by the artist and printmaker Theresa Easton. Created [2011?]  as part of The Sunderland Book Project. 18.5cm by 18cm blue illustrated boards, concertina book.Thomas MM Hemy (1852-1931), a local Sunderland based artist, was commissioned in 1895 by Sunderland AFC to paint a picture of the team in action. The painting of…

  • The Life of Billy Purves Facsimile of 1875 edition


    Published by Frank Graham, 6 Queen’s Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 2PL, 1982. 18cm by 12cm, 149 pages. Billy Purvis (1784-1853) was North East England’s famous jester and clown. This book, sub-titled “The extraordinary, witty and comical showman”, is a facsimile edition of the 1875 edition. Condition: white covers browned at edges with age, original…