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Wealth and the Wealthy in the Modern World

Croom Helm, London
8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 283pp, index etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (small ink name on front blank fly-leaf and otherwise unmarked) in a slightly spine sunned but otherwise FINE Dust Jacket (looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector)
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Maschere Grottesche - Tra Manierismo E Rococo

Cantini, Firenze
Extra Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 110pp on glossy art paper, bibliography, b/w illustrations in text, mainly very finely printed colour plates. Short text in Italian
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight unmarked copy (slight crease from bumping to top edge of a few leaves only)
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Mediterraneo - A Sea That Unites - An Exhibition of Works by Artists From the Mediterranean Coastal States (Italian Cultural Institute, London 24 January - 25 March 2008)

Italian Cultural Institute, London
Large landscape 4to. in stiff card covers, 54pp on thick art paper, colour plates, etc
A well preserved AS NEW unmarked copy
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Folkstone Triennial - A Million Miles From Home (25 June - 25 September 2011)

Cultureshock Media / Creative Foundation, Folkstone
Extra Large 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 121pp on stiff paper, colour plates, etc. PLUS 'Are Dreams Hallucinations .. etc. by Andrew Jackson Davisd' aka Olivia Plender (8vo size 28pp booklet in stiff card covers) affixed to front fly-leaf (as issued)
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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
NEW unread and unmarked copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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The Studio An Illustrated Magazine of Fine and Applied Art - Volume Three 1894 (Vol 3) - all auto-lithographs present - including two by Whistler

The Studio, London
Large 4to. in publishers' original green cloth covered bevel edged boards, gilt lettering and decoration to spine and front cover, index plus 192pp, numerous illustrations in text, etc. Includes original lithographs, all with the Studio blind embossed stamp as issued, by Anning Bell, Mortimer Menpes, Frank Short, C J Watson and two by James McNeill Whistler ('Gants de Suede' and 'The Long Gallery, Louvre') Plus xlvii pp 'Editor's Room' at rear. The whole has been collated complete. During this early period the Studio Magazine, though very successful, did not have a large circulation by modern standards, estimates of the number printed at this time vary from 2,000 to no more than 3,000 copies
2 inch defection to cloth at head of spine panel but otherwise a well preserved and very clean and tight FINE copy (mild sunning to covers, some scattered foxing)
1st editionHardcover
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Parkett No 86 2009 - John Baldessari - Carol Bove - Josiah Mcelheny - Philippe Parreno

Parkett, Zurich
Heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 229pp (plus publishers ads at rear), illustrations in text, etc. Dual text in English and German
NEW copy
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La Passion du Dessin - Collection Jan et Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski (Musee Jacquemart-Andre, Paris 19 Mars - 30 Juin 2002)

Musee Jacquemart- Andre, Paris
Large, very heavy 4to in colour printed stiff card covers, 384pp, colour plates, etc. Text in French
An almost AS NEW unread and unmarked copy (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips)
1st editionSoftcover
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L'Appartamento Borgia in Vaticano

Danesi, Roma
Thick, heavy 4to. in navy blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover. 102pp text with illustrations in text, plus 46 full page sepia plates on thick stiff paper. Text in Italian. Housed in the original plain card slipcase. Volume one of Monografie dei Musei e Gallerie Pontificie.
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked and unread copy (some mild foxing to a few leaves) in a foxed but otherwise FINE slipcase. An excellent copy
1st editionHardcover
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Thirteen Days - A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis

W W Norton, New York
Large 8vo in dark blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 224pp, plates, index, facsimile end-papers etc. Published to coincide with the authors funeral, which happened before he had time to finish writing this partial (in both senses of the word) tome.
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (pages very slightly tanned)
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Contemporary International Glass - 60 Artists in the V&A

Victoria & Albert Museum / V & A Publishing, London
Large 4to. in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 143pp on glossy art paper, colour plates, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unmarked copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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The Colour of Sculpture 1840 - 1910 (Henry Moore Institute, Leeds 13 December 1996 - 6 April 1997 and Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam)

Henry Moore Institute, Leeds / Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam / Wanders, Zwolle
Large, very heavy 4to in dark blue cloth, black lettering to spine and front cover, 277pp on thick art paper, illustrated in colour, index etc. Text in English throughout
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW very clean and tight unmarked copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (faintly edge-creased, looks new in its removable transparent protector). An excellent copy
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Mosaici Minuti Romani - Collezione Savelli

Gangemi, Roma
Landscape 4to in colour printed stiff card covers, 159pp on stiff paper, numerous colour illustrations in text etc. Text in Italian
A well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Das Konstruierte Bild - Fotografie - Arrangiert und Inszeniert

Edition Stemmle, Zurich
Large 4to. in orange faux cloth, black lettering to spine. 160pp, plates in colour and b/w, etc. Text in German. The design company 'Why Not Associates' address stamp to front blank fly-leaf (no other marks or inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW very clean and tight unmarked copy in an almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (hint of creasing to head of spine panel). An excellent copy
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The Art of the Book (Gallery Fab, University of Missouri- October 14 - December 2 2005)

Gallery Visio, Millennium Student Center / Department of Art and Art History, University of Missouri, St Louis
Large square 4to in colour printed stiff card covers, 78pp, colour plates, etc. With the address stamp of Why Not Associates (one of the contributors to this book and the exhibition) on the front fly-leaf (no other marks or inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
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The Northerners - A Study in the Reign of King John (Alan Bennett's copy with his notes and markings)

Oxford University Press, London
8vo in dark blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 272pp, index, folding map at rear. This copy belonged to playwright and author Alan Bennett and has scattered pencil linings and some pencil notes in the text, the rear end-papers are nearly full with dense pencil notes, and some partly erased but still legible pencil notes to the front blank fly-leaf (including Bennett's name and date December 1961), all are in Bennett's hand.
Aside from Bennett's notes this is well preserved FINE clean and tight copy (page-block edges slightly tanned) in a slightly tanned and dusty but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (tiny nick and slight crease to head of spine panel, looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Handwritten signed postcard from Alan Bennett

The Author
Handwritten in ink postcard, approx 60 words, dated December 21 '06 and signed (as Alan) with his cartoon face which is usually reserved for inscriptions and mail to his friends. It would appear this card was never made it to the intended recipients as it was part of a lot of items which came directly from Alan Bennett.
FINE as new
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Untold Stories (SIGNED COPY)

Faber & Faber, London
3rd Impression. Thick, heavy 8vo. in green boards, white lettering to spine, 658pp. This copy inscribed and signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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The Classical Sensibility in Contemporary Painting & Sculpture - with An Original Graphic by Carlo Maria Mariani

Academy Group / Art & Design, London
Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 80pp on thick glossy art paper (some folding), the colour printed Mariani graphic is done on stiff card perforated at the spine margin
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unmarked copy (hint of tanning to covers and leaves)
1st editionSoftcover
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Art of Our Time - The Saatchi Collection (at the) Royal Scottish Academy (1987)

The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh / Saatchi Collection. London
Large landscape Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff glossy card covers with glossy colour printed dust-wrapper, 82pp, colour plates, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unmarked copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (neatly repaired from verso short closed tear to head of spine panel, slight crease to top edge of rear panel)
1st editionSoftcoverDustjacket
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The Earth Compels (With Naomi Mitchison's Bookplate)

Faber & Faber, London
With Naomi Mitchison's colour printed bookplate on the front blank fly-leaf. 8vo in rust brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 64pp.
A GOOD only copy (spine edge-worn and rubbed, covers edge-rubbed, pages very slightly tanned otherwise contents fine). The bookplate is in fine condition.
1st editionHardcover
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Collected Poems 1921- 1951 (With Naomi Mitchison's bookplate)

Faber & Faber, London
Withe the bookplate of Naomi Mitchison on the front blank fly-leaf. 8vo in blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 196pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (end-papers, though not the bookplate, are tanned)
1st editionHardcover
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The Prisoner of Sex

Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London
8vo in light grey faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 240pp. Publishers printed review request slip loosely inserted
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (page-block edges slightly tanned) in a near FINE complete Dust Jacket (few tiny edge nicks, inner flaps slightly tanned, looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector)
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Vittoria and Tiepolo - the Giulio Contarini Bust and the drawings it inspired (Salander O'Reilly Galleries, New York 29 November 2001 - 2 February 2002)

Salander O'Reilly Galleries, New York
Large 4to. in black linen covered boards, 67pp on thick art paper, plates in colour and b/w, etc
A well preserved almost AS NEW unmarked copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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The Blind Watchmaker

Longman Scientific and Technical, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 332pp, frontispiece, bibliography, index
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Science for the Nation - Perspectives on the History of the Science Museum

Science Museum, London / Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke
Heavy 8vo. in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine., 350pp, plates, index etc. This copy signed by the editor, Peter J T Morris, on the title-page (no other marks or inscriptions)
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Philosophical Incursions Into English Literature

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
1st printing. 8vo in steel blue cloth, printed paper label to spine (as issued), 223pp
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (pages slightly tanned)in a tanned but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket. A very nice copy
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A Picture of Modern Spain - Men & Music

Constable, London
1st printing. 8vo in blind ruled black cloth gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 271pp, index
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (end-papers and page-block edges very slightly tanned, slight very mild crease to top corner tip of front cover from bumping). An excellent copy
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Robert Burns and His Rhyming Friends

Eneas Mackay, Stirling
1st printing. Tall 8vo. in tan cloth backed brown paper covered boards, black lettering to spine, 117pp, index, 2pp publishers ads at rear.
A well preserved near FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (end-papers and page-block edges slightly tanned, slight crease from bumping to top corner tip of front cover). A nice clean copy
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