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Clothing Matters - Dress and Identity in India

University of Chicago Press
Heavy Quarto size (4to). in colour printed glossy card covers. 360pp, plates, bibliography, index etc
NEW unread copy
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History of the Origin and Progress of the Company of Watermen and Lightermen of the River Thames etc - Volume III / Vol 3

EP Microform, Wakefield
8vo in blue faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine., 466pp plus 84pp index. A nicely printed and very readable facsimile reprint
AS NEW in the original clear Glassine wrapper (as issued)
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Beyond El Dorado - Power and Gold in Ancient Colombia

British Museum, London
Heavy Square 4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 191pp, colour plates, bibliog, index etc
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1st editionSoftcover
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The Graphic Language of Neville Brody

Thames & Hudson, London
1st printing. Folio size. Paperback. 160pp, plates in colour and b/w
An almost AS NEW unread or barely read copy (faint tanning to covers)
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Vander Roberts & Belk - Sterling Silver and Epns (Catalogue)

C J Vander Ltd. / Roberts & Belk, London
Large tall 4to. in green cloth covered boards, colour plate pasted to front cover with gilt embossed lettering below and to spine (as issued), 107pp illustrated catalogue of reproduction and antique silver and EPNS, undated but the design suggests sometime from mid 1950's to mid-1960's
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (tiny repaired nick to cloth at bottom edge of spine)
1st editionHardcover
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Ancient Egyptian Construction and Architecture

Dover, New York
Large 8vo in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 242pp, plates and illustrations in text, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy (faint'ish flat crease to bottom corner tip of rear cover)
Softcover
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Lost and Found Traditions - Native American Art 1965 - 1985

University of Washington Press, Washington
Large heavy 4to. in burgundy cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 288pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy in a near FINE Dust Jacket (short closed tear to top edge of rear panel, slight creasing to head of spine panel)
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Les Medailleurs Italiens des Quinzieme et Seizieme Siecles (3 Volumes Complete)

Arnaldo Forni, Bologna
Large Octavo size (8vo) in stiff paper wraps, xviii + 308pp, 368pp; vii + 356 pp, text in French. Complete facsimile of the 1883 edition
FINE a well preserved and very clean and tight largely unopened set (spines a little tanned, sliver of mild soil or tanning to very bottom edge of first 5 leaves of volume 3)
1st editionSoftcover
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Age of Chivalry - Art in Plantagenet England 1200-1400

Royal Academy of Arts / Weidenfeld & Nicholson, London
Very thick and heavy Quarto size (4to). in colour printed glossy card covers. 575pp, numerous illustrations in colour and b/w, bibliography, index etc
An almost AS NEW or barely read copy (tiny speck of rub to cover corner tips, mild crease to spine)
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La Ceramique Contemporaine

Compagnie des Arts Photomecaniques, Paris
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 104pp, numerous plates in colour and b/w. An excellent survey of contemporary modern ceramics. Text in French
A well preserved near FINE clean and copy (covers a little tanned, mild shelf rub to cover corner tips, faint flat crease to top corner tip of rear cover)
1st editionSoftcoverDustjacket
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Build Your Own Cable Car

Perigee, New York
Extra Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff card covers, unpaginated, approx. 50pp on paper and stiff card leaves
VERY GOOD (covers dusty and a little rubbed, some tanning to preliminary text leaves, contents otherwise very clean and tight)
1st editionSoftcover
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No Picnic (Crafts Council Gallery, London 9 July - 30 August 1998)

Crafts Council Gallery, London
Quarto size (4to) in silvered stiff card covers, variously paginated, approx 60pp, b/w and silver printed plates etc
Few spots of very slight shelf rub to cover edges else an AS NEW unread or barely read copy
1st editionSoftcoverDustjacket
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Age of Chivalry - Art in Plantagenet England 1200-1400

Royal Academy of Arts / Weidenfeld & Nicholson, London
Very thick and heavy Quarto size (4to). in colour printed glossy card covers. 575pp, numerous illustrations in colour and b/w, bibliography, index etc
An ALMOST AS NEW unread or barely read copy (tiny speck of rub to cover corner tips and thin sliver of shelf rub to cover bottom edges)
1st editionSoftcoverDustjacket
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The Essential William Morris

Parragon, Bath
Thick, heavy Quarto size (4to). in colour printed laminated boards, 256pp, finely illustrated in colour throughout
NEW unread copy in NEW unclipped Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Crafting the Future - Crafts Council Annual Report 2001 - 2002

Crafts Council, London
Quarto size (4to) in silver embossed black stiff card covers, 52pp, colour illustrations, etc
AS NEW
1st editionSoftcover
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The Art and Craft of Handmade Paper

Studio Vista, London
Quarto size (4to) in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 112pp, numerous illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (faint signs of pencil price erasure to fly-leaf, thin sliver of very slight creasing to bottom edge of spine) in a spine sunned but otherwise FINE unclipped Dust Jacket (barely noticeable short closed tear to end of front flap fold, looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Embroidery in Religion and Ceremonial

Batsford, London
Reprint. Heavy Quarto size (4to) in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 288pp, plates in colour and b/w, bibliography, index etc
A well preserved almost AS NEW barely read copy in a very faintly edge-rubbed but otherwise AS NEW unclipped Dust Jacket (looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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The Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts Number No 10 Fall 1988

Wolfson Foundation of Decorative and Propaganda Arts, Miami
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 97pp, plates in colour and b/w, etc
Few spots of very slight shelf rub to cover edges, slight sunning to spine and front cover spine margin else FINE, an otherwise well preserved and very clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Art Nouveau - The Collection of Martin Battersby (Brighton Museum, 27 July to 5 September 1964)

Brighton Museum, Brighton
Quarto size (4to) in textured green card with Art Nouveau design to front cover and title-page, full page plates, catalogue listing etc
Covers slightly tanned else FINE, an extremely well preserved and very clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcover
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The Art of African Textiles - Technology, Tradition and Lurex

Lund Humphries / Barbican Art Gallery, London
Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff card, folded self wrappers, 144pp, colour plates, bibliography etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (bottom corner tip of front cover clipped)
1st editionSoftcover
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The Great Exhibition - London 1851 - The Art-Journal Illustrated Catalogue of the Industry of All Nations

Observer, London
Thick, heavy folio size in red cloth, black backed gilt lettering to spine, 328pp plus 62pp. A well reproduced complete facsimile of the original edition of 1851, the steel engravings are all very sharp and clear
Thin sliver of very slight creasing and mild rub to spine ends, tiny and slight bump to bottom corner tip of front cover, tiny speck of soil to top edge of page block else FINE, an otherwise well preserved and very clean, bright and tight copy
1st editionHardcover
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Lalique - Jewellery and Glassware

Pyramid, London
Square Quarto size (4to) in black faux cloth, white lettering to spine and front cover. 128pp, colour plates, bibliography, index etc
Minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips else an extremely well preserved AS NEW unread or barely read copy in a faintly edge-creased but otherwise AS NEW unclipped Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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The New Tattoo

Abbeville Press, New York
Extra Large Quarto size (4to). in black Decorated blue faux cloth, 120pp, numerous colour plates, bibliography, index etc
Some very slight shelf-rub to cover bottom edges else FINE, still close to new in a lightly edge-chipped VERY GOOD unclipped Dust Jacket but with short closed tears and two small chips to head of spine panel and bottom edge of rear panel (looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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British Design Since 1880 - A Visual History

Lund Humphires, London
Square, heavy Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff card covers, 229pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, index etc
Top corner of front blank fly-leaf clipped, few spots of very slight cover edge-rub else FINE, an otherwise well preserved and very clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcover
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The Art of Craft - Contemporary Works From the Saxe Collection (Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco 26 June - 17 October 1999)

Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco / Bulfinch Press, Boston
Large heavy Folio size in dark grey cloth, silver lettering to spine. and front cover, 270pp, mainly colour plates, etc
An AS NEW unread or barely read copy in AS NEW unclipped Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Ceske Secesni Sklo - Bohemian Glass of the Art Nouveau Period - Bohmisches Jugendstilglas (Symposium of the Institute of Theory and History of Arts of Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences October 9 - 12 1984)

Ustav Teorie A Dejin Umeni Csav, Praha (Prague)
Extra large Octavo size (8vo) in illustrated stiff card covers, 256pp, numerous plates and illustrations in text, etc. Text in English and German
Mild rub and slight creasing to cover corner tips and spine ends else about FINE, an otherwise well preserved and very clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Zanotta 2001

Zanotta Spa, Milan
Extra large Octavo size (8vo) in blue printed silver stiff card, folded self wrappers. Unpaginated, approx. 180pp, colour illustrations in text, etc. Catalogue of the Italian company's furniture with designs from the 1930s to 2000. Text in Italian, Spanish, English, German and French
Minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips else an AS NEW unread or barely read copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Shoes and Famous Feet - From the Autobiography of Salvatore / Ferragamo Scarpe e Piedi Famosi - Dall' Autobiografia di Salvatore Ferragamo

Museo Salvator Ferragamo / Leonardo Arte, Milano
Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff card covers, 175pp, plates in colour and b/w, etc. Text in English and Italian
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips)
1st editionSoftcover
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Parteidiktatur und Alltag in der DDR - Aus den Sammlungen des Deutsches Historisches Museum (Dictatorship and Everyday Life in the GDR)

Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin
Large heavy Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff card covers, 244pp, numerous illustrations in colour and b/w, etc. Text in German. A substantial illustrations of (mainly) design and graphic art in the DDR
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (very small surface nick to rear cover)
1st editionSoftcover
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The Evolution of Designs - Biological Analogy in Architecture and the Applied Arts (HARDCOVER EDITION)

Cambridge University Press, London
Large, heavy Octavo size (8vo) in brown faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 276pp, plates and illustrations in text, index etc
Top edge of page block faintly dusty, tiny and very slight bump to bottom edge of spine else FINE+, an otherwise extremely well preserved and very clean and tight barely read copy in a spine sunned (but still perfectly legible) and very slightly edge-nicked but otherwise FINE unclipped Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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