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Welcome to the specialist online shop, York

We are a specialist online bookshop dealing in rare books in the following areas:

- Modern First Editions
Fine Illustrated  Books and Private Press
Twentieth Century British Art
Twentieth Century European History
- Twentieth Century Ephemera


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If you wish to purchase or enquire about any item please contact us by e-mail or telephone.

Congratulations to those in the trade who helped bring Abebooks (owned by AMAZON) into line over their treatment of book sellers in a number of countries - I was happy to be part of the boycott


I am  interested in finding a book called France in War Time 1914-1915 by Maud Sutton Pickhard - please get in touch.

 

 
Vietnamese Propaganda Poster:

Vietnamese Propaganda Poster: "North and South Vietnam, one family"

Vietnam War

Original Vietnam War Propaganda Poster; gouache on paper, image 67cm x 49 cm. Initialled N.T. Propaganda posters were first produced in Vietnam in the 1940s, inspired by Soviet propaganda art. Ho Chi Minh fostered and supported the movement and spent time with the propaganda poster artists. He believed in the Leninist quote; "art is not art unless it becomes propaganda". The images were an important method of reaching the whole population, including the rural majority, in a country lacking the mass media of today. Women played a significant role during the War and were termed the 'long-haired warriors' and were expected to not only fulfil their domestic duties but also to take up arms. Many Vietnamese propaganda posters such as this one depict powerful and strong women. Very good a few short tears not affecting the image or slogan.


Vietnamese Propaganda Poster:

Vietnamese Propaganda Poster: "Victory Belongs to Us"

Vietnam War

Original Vietnam War Propaganda Poster; gouache on paper, image 51.5cm x 68.5 cm. Propaganda posters were first produced in Vietnam in the 1940s, inspired by Soviet propaganda art. Ho Chi Minh fostered and supported the movement and spent time with the propaganda poster artists. He believed in the Leninist quote; "art is not art unless it becomes propaganda". The images were an important method of reaching the whole population, including the rural majority, in a country lacking the mass media of today. Women played a significant role during the War and were termed the 'long-haired warriors' and were expected to not only fulfil their domestic duties but also to take up arms. Many Vietnamese propaganda posters such as this one depict powerful and strong women. Very good a few short tears not affecting the image or slogan.



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