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Art : Design

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Gianni Versace - Men Without Ties

Leonardo Arte, Milan / New York
Extra Large and heavy 4to. in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 270pp on thick art paper, illustrated in colour throughout
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unmarked copy in an almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket ( very faintly creased along top edge of rear panel, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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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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Cover - Peter Mendelsund

Powerhouse Books, New York
Thick, very heavy 4to in colour printed boards with printed clear plastic dust jacket 272pp on thick art paper, illustrated in colour throughout
NEW copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket (slightly creased at top folds)
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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
An AS NEW very clean and tight unmarked copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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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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Part Seen - Part Imagined - Meaning and Symbolism in the Work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Margaret Macdonald

Canongate Books, Edinburgh
Large 4to. in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 207pp, colour plates, numerous illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy still close to new (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Graphics Press, Cheshire, Conn.
Large 4to. in tan cloth, 126pp on thick art paper, numerous illustrations in text, index etc
A well preserved almost AS NEW copy in a faintly dusty near FINE complete Dust Jacket (closed tear to top edge of rear panel - neatly repaired from verso, looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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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
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 unread copy
1st editionSoftcover
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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
1st editionSoftcover
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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 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
1st editionSoftcoverDustjacket
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The Art of the Book - From Medieval Manuscript to Graphic Novel

V & A Publications, London
Heavy 4to. in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 208pp, colour plates, bibliography, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Modern Publicity 47 1978

Studio Vista, London
Large Quarto size (4to). in black cloth, silver lettering to spine. 191pp, illustrated in colour and b/w throughout
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (page-block edges slightly tanned) in an almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (inner flaps slightly tanned)
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Graphics Press, Cheshire, Conn.
Large 4to. in tan cloth, 126pp on thick art paper, numerous illustrations in text, index etc
NEW copy in a near FINE complete Dust Jacket (faintly dusty, slightly creased and nicked along top edges, looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
HardcoverDustjacket
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The Papered Wall - the History Patterns and Techniques of Wallpaper (New and Expanded Edition)

Thames & Hudson, London
Large heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 272pp, colour plates, index etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy in not far from new condition (some very slight shelf rub to bottom edge of spine)
1st editionSoftcover
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Jacob Jensen Design - Simple

Jacob Jensen Design, Hoejslev
Landscape 4to in thick boards, unpaginated, approx. 60pp on glossy art paper, colour photos, etc. Text in English throughout
A well preserved AS NEW copy
Hardcover
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The House of Viktor and Rolf (Barbican Art Gallery, London 18 June - 21 September 2008)

Merrell / Barbican Art Gallery, London
1st printing. Large heavy 4to. in colour printed glazed boards, 255pp on thick art paper, numerous colour photos etc.
NEW unread copy
1st editionHardcover
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Bookplate Journal - New Series - Volume 13 Number 2 - Autumn 2015

Bookplate Society, London
4to in colour printed stiff card covers, colour plates, illustrations in text, etc
NEW unread copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Lalique and Design 1860 - 1945 (Bonhams, London Auction Catalogue 13 May 2004)

Bonhams, London
4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 79pp, 305 lots all or most illustrated in colour. Amendments list loosely inserted
An almost AS NEW very clean and tight copy (a few scattered minor ink notations)
1st editionSoftcover
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Colour Schemes for the Flower Garden

Country Life, London
Heavy 8vo. in dark blue cloth with lighter blue lettering to front cover and gilt lettering to spine, colour frontispiece with tissue guard, 159pp plus approx 100pp plates, 4 foldout plans and other plans in text, 16pp publishers ads at rear.
A well preserved VERY GOOD clean and tight copy (thin sliver of slight rub to spine ends and small specks of very light rub to cover corner tips, end-papers and page-block edges a little tanned). A nice copy
Hardcover
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Art & Design (Fine Art Society, London 8 July - 10 August 2016)

Fine Art Society, London
Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, unpaginated, approx. 50pp, colour plates, etc.
NEW copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Classic Plastic - A Look At Design 1950 - 1974 (Fischer Fine Art, London 17 November - 21 December 1989)

Fischer Fine Art, London
Landscape 4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 36pp, numerous illustrations in text, etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy
1st editionSoftcover
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International Arts and Crafts (Victoria & Albert Museum, London 17 March - 24 July 2005 and touring)

Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Thick, heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers 367pp, colour plates, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy
Softcover
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