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THE MOVIES:

THE PINEWOOD STORY – Gareth Owen with Brian Burford. Published by Reynolds & Hearn (2000). As new. Dedicated by author inside to present owner.

208

£20

PICTURE: Lillian Ross. London: Victor Gollancz, 1953. 1st UK Edition, Hbk, no d’j.  Superb insight into the making of John Huston’s film “The Red Badge of Courage” – and into the workings of the Hollywood studio system.

240

£12

HORROR FILM (Film Focus) by Huss, Roy; Ross, Theodore J. Used - Good

£4.95

THE PRODUCTION ASSISTANT IN TV AND VIDEO – Avril Rowlands. Published by Focal Press (1987), part of a series covering all associated trades and jobs. Very fair condition, a bit of page edge damp. Owner inscribed.

211

£7.50

FILM-MAKING – Barry Callaghan. Thames and Hudson (1973) “Comprehensive introduction” to the tools and techniques of the time. Cover has minor marking; owner inscribed.

164

£6.50

THE GUIDE TO FILMMAKING – Edward Pincus.  Signet 1969. 1st edition. Excellent condition p’b.  “The complete technical knowhow needed to make a professional film...The full range of creative possibilities is brilliantly examined”

256

£4

THE TECHNIQUE OF TELEVISION PRODUCTION –GERALD Millerson. Focal Press 1969. 7th edition. H’b with d/j. Very good condition – save contents have a number of pencil ticks as sections read, and some tears to d/j. Inside d/j, cloth cover has some damp marking. Owner inscribed. Comprehensive manual with many illustrations and diagrams.

440

£5

THE TECHNIQUE OF FILM EDITING – Karel Reisz and Gavin Millar. Focal Press 1968. THE classic work on the subject – still important today.  Enlarged edition compiled for the British Film Academy. Excellent condition book and d/j, save for minor damp marks of cloth covers inside d/j.  Owner inscribed.

412

£5

VISIBLE FICTIONS: Cinema, Television, Video – John Ellis Routledge 1992. A standard text, examining and analysing cultural, aesthetic and semiotic characteristics of key media.

301

£3.50

POPULAR TELEVISION AND FILM – Ed T. Bennett et al – Open University. The BFI, 1981. A range of papers to support film and television studies, especially from points of view of structuralist and semiological criticism. Owner inscribed.

358

£10

MOVIE MAGIC – John Brosnan  Abacus 1977. The story of special effects in the cinema. Owner inscribed.

207

£4

FILMGOER’S COMPANION – Halliwell  Paladin (Guardian Publishing) 1972.  5th edition.  The ultimate guide to English language films and the people who made them and appeared in them, Iconic!

954

£10

NEW CINEMA IN BRITAIN – Roger Manvell.  Studio Vista 1969. A classic history of post-war British film. Glossy paper. Many B&W photos. Owner inscribed.

160.

£4

AFTERIMAGE: Special Issue: Perspectives on English Independent Cinema.  No 6 Summer 1976. Afterimage Publishing. P’b.

112

£10

SCREEN: Vol 13 No 4, Winter 1972/3. (The Journal of the Society for Education in Film and Television). A range of articles on cinema and politics. P’b. Minor damp mark in upper corner of a few pages near end.

160

£10

MONEY INTO LIGHT – THE EMERALD FOREST: A DIARY – John Boorman. Faber & Faber 1985. P’b.

241

£5

NOTES FOR A LIFE – Bryan Forbes. Collins 1974. H’b with d’j. Photo illustrations.

384

£6

THE PENGUIN FILM REVIEW – 5 Penguin 1948. Contributors inc Roger Manvell, Fritz Lang,  Ernest Lindgren et al. Illustrations of B&W stills.

96

£6

BFI FILM & TELEVISION HANDBOOK 1996 – BFI 1996. All the facts and figures and contacts for the year.

371

£4

MEMOIRS OF THE DEVIL by Vadim, Roger.  H’b. Good condition.

 187

£5

MOVIE SCRIPTS

THE PEOPLE VS LARRY FLYNT - Alexander, Scott; Forman, Milos  NHB Shooting Scripts 1997.  Very good condition

192

£10

THE ICE STORM - Schamus, James; Ang Lee  NHB Shooting Scripts 1997. Large formal paperback. Very Good

158

£10

PHOTOGRAPHY:

EFFECTS AND EXPERIMENTS IN PHOTOGRAPHY (Viewpoint Books) [Illustrated] Used - Very Good

£5.95

THE 35MM PHOTOGRAPHER'S HANDBOOK by Calder, Julian  Used - Very Good

£4.96

PHOTO GRAPHICS; PHOTOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES FOR DESIGN by Nicholas Jenkins  Used - Very Good

£5.50

HOW TO SELECT AND USE NIKON AND NIKORMAT SINGLE LENS REFLEX CAMERAS  Used - Good

£6.95

PHILIP DUNN: "Press Photography" Superb "how to" book from Daily Express staff photographer. Heavily illus. New - remaindered stock. England Oxford Illustrated Press 1988. F/F. Hardcover and dustjacket VG. 1st ed.

156

£15

PHOTOGRAPHING NATURE: Nuridsany & Perennou. Large format, d/j, 1st edition 1976, profusely illus. Superb photos and instructions. London: Kaye & Ward 1976. First UK edition. Large format hardback. Colour dj. Very good, lavishly illustrated guide to photographing nature, with particular attention to the insect world. Colour plates plus diagrams, etc, throughout. Price unclipped.

157

£12

THE BRITISH JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAPHY YEAR BOOK: for 1974, 1976, 1978, 1979. Superbly produced and illustrated in colour, the best photos of the year with many learned articles. Large format with d/j. Very good, price unclipped.

204-223

£15

£50 set

PHOTOGRAPHY YEAR BOOK 1975. Superb annual collection of year's best international photos, fully illus. In colour, large format, d/j. Fountain Press. Edited John Sanders. Very good. Price unclipped.

Over 200

£15

PHOTOGRAPHING NATURE: editors of Time-Life Books. Square format, fully illus. Comprehensive articles on all aspects. Pub 1973. Nederland: Time-Life International. Pictorial Cover. Very Good. No 12 in the Life Library of Photography, contents cover in the field, the intimate world of close-ups, taking the camera underwater, wild animals, free and captive, the art of landscape photography. Very good, though body of pages bound very slightly lower than cover.

234

£15

THE SCIENCE OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Baines & Bomback. Classic and comprehensive text, pub 1967 (2nd edition) by Fountain Press. H'b with d/j. Many b/w illus + graphics Fountain Press London. Vg. Pale blue cloth with gilt titles on spine. Dust-jacket has slight edge wear. Owner inscribed, price clipped.

318

£10

PEARLMAN ON PRINT QUALITY: Alec Pearlman. Classic text on subject. Pub 1968 (2nd edition), b/w photos + graphics. London: The Fountain Press. Dark-blue cloth HB & DJ. Good+. First Edition. 116pp. Half-tone plates and line drawings throughout. Monochrome, pictorially illustrated dustjacket vg. "..this book is designed to help the photographer to obtain that extra 'something' which makes a good print into an excellent one". Contents include: Note from the author, Definition of print quality, Type of negative required, Problems imposed by the larger print, Making the print, Case for the toned print, Suitable subject matter & lighting, Photography of water, Influential factors in print quality, Appendix. Price unclipped.

113

£10

THE PHOTOGUIDE TO MOUNTAINS: D Milner. For the backpacker and climber. Pub 1977. Focal Press. Many illus. Laminated p/b. Vg, but tea stain on reverse of title page.

184

£6

ENLARGE YOUR OWN COLOUR PRINTS: Using the Durst colour system. Pub 1973. Many illus. Laminated p/b Herrsching/Ammersee: Gerhard Knulle, 1973. Card Covers. Near Fine/No Jacket. In "unread" condition. 118 pp. Colour and B/W photos. Many charts. Fold-out comparison chart. Old pencilled price inside cover.

118

£5

OFFBEAT PHOTOGRAPHY: M Rickards. Many b/w photos. Pub 1959. Hbk with d/j London & NY: The Studio Limited. Rare volume explaining how trick photography works. D/j has some edge wear. Inscribed name/address. Price unclipped (10/6). End page starting to detach from rear cover.

70

£7.50

BASIC COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY: Andreas Feininger. Expert advice from "Life" staff photographer. Pub 1972 (1st edition). London: Thames & Hudson. Many illus photos + diagrams. Laminated P/b. VG, but some light darkening round cover edges. Lamination just starting to peel.

128

£8

NIKON SLR CAMERAS: Carl Shipman. How to select and use... Comprehensive info on major camera system. Pub 1979. Profusely illus photos + graphics. P/b Tuscon AZ: Fisher Publishing. Pictorial Cover, Soft. Very Good/No Jacket. 8 1\2 x 11 Inches. Text is clean & tight, illustrated with colored charts & tables, b/w & full-color photos & diagrams, equipment lists in back. Covers the complete Nikon System of that time: EM, FE, FM, F2A, F2AS, ELS, Nikkormat FT3, includes motor drives & auto winders, interchangeable finders & screens, eyepiece accessories, flash units, remote control units, etc. Owner inscribed.

207

£8

MOVIE-MAKING and TELEVISION; AUDIO and AUDIO-VISUAL

THE ANIMATION STAND: Zoran Perisic. Rostrum camera operations. Pub 1976 Focal Press. P'b. Glossary. Many 2-colour diagrams. London: Focal Press. Very comprehensive coverage of an important craft, by an expert who started his rostrum career on "2001". Very Good, no creases or other markings.

168

£6

THE TECHNIQUE OF FILM ANIMATION: John Halas & Roger Manvell. Pub 1978 Focal Press. 4th edition. H'b with d'j. Profuse photos and diagrams. Glossary. Exhaustive and authoritative coverage "long regarded as the standard in its field". Classic source book for animation of every type & chapters on all aspects of the form. 191 b&w photos on plates & 56 diagrams. Excellent copy and d/j.

352

£25

CINE CRAFT: J David Beal. Pub 1974 Focal Press. 1st edition. Many illustrations. H'b with d'j.. VG 8vo HB in black cloth boards, in VG dj. 255pp with b/w illus throughout. Covers every aspect of film-making from planning to presentation. Includes lighting, shooting, continuity, editing, titling, animation, sound, music copyright, projection plus a complete amateur film-script. Many pages have slight creasing bottom right corner. Cloth cover edges show some mild damp marking. Owner inscribed inside cover.

255

£15

HANDBOOK OF SUPER 8 PRODUCTION: Mark Mikolas & Gunther Hoos. The complete hands-on guide. Pub. 1976. Large format p'b. Many illus. New York: United Business Publications Very Good. No dust jacket, as issued. Appears unread, as new. A Media Horizons book.. viii, 314 p. (p. 272-314 advertisements). Owner inscribed.

314

£30

USING VIDEOTAPE: J Robinson & P Beards. Pub 1981 Focal Press. P'b. Many illus. Glossary. Second Edition, Focal Press, reprinted 1982. 171pp. Many line illustrations. Paperback. Very good. Owner inscribed.

171

£6

TELEVISION: Hugh Pitt. Careers Guide. Pub 1963. 1st edition. H'b with d'j. 12 photos. London: Robert Hale & Company, 1963. Cloth. Good +. D/j a little grubby. First Edition. 8vo. 95pp. B/w plates. Is a career in television the right choice for you? Written in the days when you had only the BBC and ITV to choose from. Price unclipped. Owner inscribed.

95

£5

THE THIRD AGE OF BROADCASTING: Ed Brian Wenham State of the art essays from the likes of Melvyn Bragg, David Puttnam, Russell Harty etc etc. 1st edition. Pub 1982 p/b London, United Kingdom: Faber & Faber Limited. Very Good/No Jacket as issued. "Now THE THIRD AGE OF BROADCASTING spells out what could happen in the fields of news, arts, sport, education and entertainment. Special attention is paid to the American experience to see how it compares with our traditions here in Britain."

139

£5

SLIDE-TAPE AND DUAL PROJECTION: R Beaumont-Craggs. Pub 1975. Focal Press. 1st edition. H'b with d'j. B/w illus. London: Focal Press, 1975. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. 167pp. 8.75 x 5.75 inches approx. A complete guide to the linking of slide projection with a tape recording. Fully illustrated with working diagrams. Owner inscribed. Price clipped.

167

£10

INTRODUCING HI-FI: P. Turner. Teach Yourself pub 1976. 1st edition. P'b. B/w illus. London: Hodder & Stoughton. VG. Minor scruff mark to front cover.

139

£5

COMPUTERS

COMPUTER ART AND GRAPHICS: Axel Bruck. How to program with personal computers. Pub 1984. 1st edition. London: Paul Petzhold Ltd. H'b with d'j. Profuse illus inc col photos. Glossary. Rare volume. VG, with VG d/j

144

£16

COMPUTERS FOR IMAGE-MAKING: ed David R Clark. Audio-visual Media for Education and Research. Pub 1981 1st edition. Pergamon Press - for British Universities Film Council. P'b. B/w illus. VG. Audio-Visual Media for Education & Research – Vol 2. Owner inscribed. Rare volume.

156

£15

CG83: Computer Graphics International Online Conference Proceedings 1984. Unique historical record of papers by then world experts. Illus. A4 laminated p'back VG, heavy volume.

776

£12

THE MICRO ENQUIRER: C Bidmead & B Woolley. The BBC Micro handbook. Pub 1984. B/w illus. Large format p'b.

183

£5

A GUIDE TO CHOOSING VIEWDATA SYSTEMS: prepared by The Technical Committee of AVIP. Pub probably mid-80s. H'b. B/w illus. Produced by The Association of Viewdata Information Providers for members. "Non-members price £50". VG

60?

£15

YOUR FIRST COMPUTER: Rodnay Zaks. A guide to business and personal computing - from the start of the PC age. P/b 1980. Illus

258

£5

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