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Art : Design

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Larte Per Il Consenso - Dipinti Manifesti Riviste (Casa Natale Mussolini Predappio 12 Aprile - 4 Novembre 2001)

Publicity & Print Press, New York
Large Folio in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 111pp on thick art paper. Text in Italian, mainly finely printed colour reproductions. Complete illustrated catalogue to the exhibition of Italian Fascist era posters c. 1918 - 1942
NEW unread and unmarked copy
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Jan Tschichold - Designer - the Penguin Years

. Oak Knoll Press, Delaware / Lund Humphries, London
4to in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 218pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
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Philip Treacy - When Philip Met Isabella (SIGNED COPY)

Assouline, New York
Small 4to. in grey boards, white lettering to spine and front cover, 79pp on thick glossy art paper, numerous illustrations, photos etc. in text. Inscribed and signed in ink by Philip Treacy with a small face sketch (which he usually does when signing) on the half title leaf (no other marks or inscriptions)
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Robert Stewart - Design 1946 - 95

Glasgow School of Art Press / A & C Black, London
1st printing. Large 4to. in light brown faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 152pp, colour plates, numerous colour illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
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Robert Stewart - Design 1946 - 95

Glasgow School of Art Press / A & C Black, London
1st printing. Large 4to. in light brown faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 152pp, colour plates, numerous colour illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
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Design Documents - Drawings and Design Documentation for the Applied Arts 1840 - 1940

Yu-chee Chong Fine Art, London
Square 4to in colour printed stiff card covers, 56pp on stiff art paper. 44 item catalogue - textiles, jewellery, furniture, cutlery etc (17 Faberge) all illustrated in b/w and some in colour
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy 9slight sunning and shelf rub to apine)
1st editionSoftcover
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Visual Explanations - Images and Quantities Evidence and Narrative

Graphics Press, Cheshire
1st printing. 4to in light grey cloth, red lettering to spine, 156pp on thick art paper, colour and b/w illustrations in text, index etc., all pasted in inserts and flaps present as issued.
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Vienna - A Birthplace of 20th Century Design - Part 1 1900 - 1905 - Purism and Functionalism 'Konstruktiver Jugendstil' (Fischer Fine Art, London November - December 1981)

Fischer Fine Art, London
4to in colour printed stiff card covers, 40pp on stiff art paper, b/w plates etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips)
1st editionSoftcover
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The Work of Charles and Ray Eames - A Legacy of Invention

Abrams, New York / Vitra Design Museum
Extra Large 4to. in bright yello faux cloth, black lettering to spine and front cover, 205pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, bibliography, index etc
A well preserved almost AS NEW unmarked copy (cover edge tips very slightly tanned) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Gabriella Pescucci - Storie di Vestiti (Castello Pasquini 22 luglio - 1 ottobre 1995)

Edizioni De Luca, Roma
Extra Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 93pp on stiff art paper, many finely printed full page colour photos of Pescucci's film costumes. Text in Italian
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unmarked copy (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips)
1st editionSoftcover
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Classic Plastics - From Bakelite to High Tech

Thames & Hudson, London
Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 160pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates, numerous illustrations in text, etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (inscription on blank verso of front cover, page-block edges slightly tanned)
1st editionSoftcover
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Pentagram Christman Card 2008 - Decipher

Pentagram, London, New York, Berlin etc.
Sent to Pentagram's clients etc, the Christmas card celebrates a different theme or idea, none of which reference Christmas nor are overtly self-promotional. This 2008 edition, Decipher, is a pocket book of 14 typographic cryptograms that conceals short phrases through symbols, numbers, patterns and letters. Small 4to in thick card covers, unpaginated, approx. 12pp on thick art paper (some folding), with die cut stiff paper dust jacket
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C R Ashbee and the Guild of Handicraft (Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum 17 January - 28 February 1981 and touring)

Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum / Arts Council of Great Britain, London
Square 4to in photo illustrated stiff card covers, unpaginated, approx. 72pp on glossy paper, numerous illustrations in text, etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (spine very slightly faded)
1st editionSoftcover
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AADRL Documents - 2 DRL Ten - A Design Research Compendium

Aa Publications, London
Thick, heavy 4to. in red printed linen covered boards, 367pp, numerous illustrations in text, etc
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Made You Look - Made You Stare - Inspiration From A Museum Road Trip

Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, London
4to in bright yellow cloth backed thick boards, red lettering to spine, 156pp on stiff art paper, illustrated in colour throughout
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1st editionHardcover
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W R Lethaby 1857 - 1931 - Architecture Design and Education (Central School of Arts and Crafts, London 22 October - 17 November 1984 and touring)

Lund Humphries, London
Square 4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 127pp, numerous illustrations in text, etc
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1st editionSoftcover
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Arabic Art - After Monuments in Cairo

L' Aventurine, Paris
Very large 4to in colour printed stiff card covers, 235pp, brief text, mainly colour plates, bibliography at rear
A well preserved almost AS NEW copy but for a barely noticeable tiny spot of soil to bottom fore-edge of page block slightly affecting blank outer margin of some leaves)
1st editionSoftcover
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Designers in Britain - Volume Two - A Biennial Review of Graphic and Industrial Design Compiled by the Society of Industrial Artists

Allan Wingate, London
Large heavy 4to. in dark blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 291pp, numerous illustrations some colour, index etc
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (gilt spine lettering dulled, hint of tanning to leaves)
1st editionHardcover
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Die Neue Graphik / the New Graphic Art / Le Nouvel Art Graphique

Arthur Niggli, Teufen ar
1st printing. Square 4to in cream linen backed colour printed boards, black lettering to spine, 247pp, numerous illustrations in text (some colour), etc. Parallel text in English, German and French.
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (pages very slightly tanned). An excellent copy of this classic work on graphic design
1st editionHardcover
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The Loving Eye and Skilful Hand - the Keswick School of Industrial Arts (Signed Limited Edition)

Bookcase, Carlisle
4to in bright yellow cloth, gilt lettering to front cover, 152pp, plates, bibliography, index etc. No. 125 of 300 copies, signed and numbered by the author. This book was reprinted shortly after in a much larger edition of paperback copies.
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy in a faintly edge-creased but otherwise AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Ralph Pucci - Show (SIGNED COPY)

Glitterati Incorporated, New York
Heavy 4to. in blind embossed thick boards, 192pp on thick art paper, mainly colour photos of the mannequin makers innovative exhibitions 1994 - 2009. Inscribed and signed by Ralph Pucci on the half-title leaf
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Vitra Eames

Vitra Design Museum
Square 4to in photo illustrated thick boards, orange cloth spine, 120pp, numerous plans and illustrations in text, etc. Text in English, German and French. This copy is from the collection of Julia Muggenburg (artists and jeweller) and has her bookplate on the front fly-leaf
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy still close to new
Hardcover
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The John Scott Collection - Modern English Design From the 1860s and 1870s - Volume Two (Fine Art Society, London 11 June - 3 July 2014)

Fine Art Society, London
4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 95pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates, etc
NEW unread copy
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The John Scott Collection - Modern English Design From the 1860s and 1870s - Volume Two (Fine Art Society, London 11 June - 3 July 2014)

Fine Art Society, London
4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 95pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates, etc
NEW unread copy
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Surreal Things - Surrealism and Design (Victoria & Albert Museum, London 29 March - 22 July 2007 and touring)

V&A Publications, London
Thick, heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 362pp, colour plates, bibliography, index etc
Almost AS NEW (small inscription on front fly-leaf, minute speck of rub to cover corner tips)
1st editionSoftcover
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The John Scott Collection - Modern English Design From the 1860s and 1870s - Volume Two (Fine Art Society, London 11 June - 3 July 2014)

Fine Art Society, London
4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 95pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates, etc
NEW copy
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John Makepeace- Enriching the Language of Furniture (Devon Guild of Craftsmen 18 September - 29 October 2010 and touring)

Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey
4to in stiff card covers, 44pp, colour plates, etc
AS NEW but for a small neatly inscribed date on the front fly leaf
1st editionSoftcover
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Alfredo Haberli - Design Live - Shirana Shahbazi - David Renggli - Walter Pfeiffer - Roman Signer - John M Armleder - Korner Union - Stefan Burger Display / Inszenieren

Birkhauser, Basel / Boston / Berlin
Large heavy 4to. in cream linen covered thick boards, black lettering to spine and front cover, 190pp on thick art paper, colour plates, etc. Dual text in English and German
NEW unread and unmarked copy
1st editionHardcover
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Freeze - Paul Cocksedge (Friedman Benda, New York October 29 - December 5 2015)

Friedman Benda, New York
Extra Large 4to. in colour printed stiff paper covers, unpaginated, approx. 140pp, mainly colour photos of 13 large pieces of metal furniture and their making using the cold jointing technique
Almost AS NEW (few spots of slight shelf rub to cover edges)
1st editionSoftcover
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Alphabets and Other Signs

Redstone Press, London
1st printing. Large 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 191pp
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread very clean and tight copy
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