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The Anti- Rationalists (Art Nouveau Architecture and Design)

Architectural Press, London
4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 208pp plus index, numerous illustrations in text, etc
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved very clean and tight unmarked copy (few spots of slight shelf rub to cover edges, tiny flat crease to bottom corner tip of front cover)
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William Shakerspeare - the First Folio 1623 - the Dr Williamss Library Copy - Lot 95 in Sale of English Literature Sotheby's, London 13 July 2006

Sotheby's, London
4to finely bound in blind embossed dark red cloth, printed paper label to front cover (as issued), 60pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW very clean and tight unmarked copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Edwardian Architecture and its Origins

Architectural Press, London
Thick, very heavy 4to in lime green faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 504pp, numerous illustrations, plans etc in text, bibliography, index
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (page-block edges very slightly tanned) in a lightly edge-rubbed near FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector).
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The City of Tomorrow- Model 1937 (Pentagram Papers No. 11)

Pentgram Design, London
1st printing. 8vo in plain black stiff glossy card covers with white printed black dust jacket, 35pp on glossy art paper, photos in text. On Bel Geddes futurist model for the Shell Oil Company made in 1937
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (few spots of slight shelf rub to edges)
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Confucian Analects

Peter Owen, London
8vo in light brown cloth, 135pp. This copy with a neat inscription on the front blank fly-leaf from Canon G H Fendick (Gloucester Cathedral) and a printed and typed compliments slip from him loosely inserted
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy in slightly dusty near FINE complete Dust Jacket (very slightly nicked at head of spine panel, tiny spot of tanning or soil to bottom edge of rear panel, looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Outsider - Always Almost - Never Quite (SIGNED COPY)

Quartet Books, London
Large 8vo in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 343pp, plates, index. This copy signed and inscribed thus: 'From Brian Sewell - with great respect - and even affection' on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Democracy on Trial - Reflections on Arab and African Politics (SIGNED COPY and with TLS from Andre Deutsch)

Andre Deutsch, London
Specially bound edition in full thin blue leather, gilt lettering to spine, brown and gilt marbled end-papers, 318pp, plates, index. Inscribed and signed by Muhammad Ahmad Mahgoub on the title-page, PLUS loosely inserted brief typed and signed letter from the publisher Andre Deutsch - both addressed to a member of the board of Reuters, who acted as agents for Mahgoub. Also loosely inserted is a single sided typed sheet (from the minutes of a Reuters board meeting) detailing their handling of this book, fees and advances paid etc.
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (slight shelf rub to spine ends and cover corner tips)
Signed copy1st editionHardcover
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The Edwardian Era (Barbican Art Gallery, London 12 November 1987 - 7 February 1988)

Barbican Art Gallery / Phaidon, London
4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 176pp, colour plates, numerous illustrations in text, etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (minute crease to top corner tip of front cover, hint of tanning to leaves)
1st editionSoftcover
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Jam - Style Music Media (Barbican Art Gallery, London 12 September - 15 December 1996)

Barbican Art Gallery, London / Booth Clibborn Editions, London
1st printing. Extra Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 144pp, illustrated in colour throughout
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves)
1st editionSoftcover
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What is the Truth - A Farmyard Fable for the Young

Faber & Faber, London
Large landscape 4to. in brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 127pp
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy in a FINE price-clipped Dust Jacket
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Les Usines

Electa Moniteur, Milan/ Paris
Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff card covers, 119pp, numerous illustrations, plans etc in text. Text in French
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (few tiny spots of soil to front cover)
1st editionSoftcover
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Tout Le Monde Descend (SIGNED COPY)

Mercure De France, Paris
8vo in printed paper wraps, 205pp. No. 4 of 8 copies HC (hors commerce), inscribed and signed by author on the half title leaf
A well preserved VERY GOOD clean and tight unmarked copy (covers a little rubbed, spotted and tanned, page-block edges tanned)
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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Boek Voor De Instabiele Media / Book for the Unstable Media

Stichting V2, Hertogenbosch
4to in photo illustrated stiff glossy card covers, 166pp, numerous illustrations in text, etc. Dual text in Dutch and English
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Looking Into Paintings

Open University / Channel Four / Faber and Faber, London
Quarto size (4to) Paperback 302pp, plates in colour and b/w, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy
1st editionSoftcoverDustjacket
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Angel in the Studio - Women in the Arts and Crafts Movement 1870 - 1914

Astragal Books, London
Large 4to. in brown faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 232pp, plates, illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc.
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (pages slightly tanned) in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (inner flaps slightly tanned, looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector)
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The Dome - A Quarterly Containing Examples of All the Arts - Number Five / No. 5

Unicorn Press, London
Octavo size (8vo) in grey paper covered boards, 91pp, tipped-in plates etc, plus ads at rear
VERY GOOD, a clean and tight copy (spine ends and cover corner tips a little chipped and rubbed, spine rubbed contents fine and otherwise a very presentable copy)
1st editionHardcover
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Britain's Buildings Places & Spaces - the Unseen in the Everyday

Dorling Kindersley, London
1st printing. Tall large 4to. in colour printed boards, 224pp, illustrated in colour throughout
NEW unread copy
1st editionHardcover
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A Letter to A Young Poet

Leonard and Virginia Woolf At the Hogarth Press, London
1st printing. Small 8vo. in sewn stiff card covers, 28pp
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (spine fold and covers very slightly tanned, hint of tanning to leaves)
1st editionSoftcover
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Science in Art - Works in the National Gallery that illustrate the history of science and technology

British Society for the History of Science, London
Extra Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 110pp on stiff glossy art paper, plates, bibliography, indexes, etc. PLUS loosely inserted 'List of Locations, by artist' (as issued) and publishers review request letter
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Ireland - Crossroads of Art and Design 1690 - 1840 (Art Institute of Chicago 17 March - 7 June 2015)

Art Institute of Chicago / Yale University Press, New Haven and London
Large heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 288pp, numerous colour illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
Almost AS NEW (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips)
1st editionSoftcover
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Envisioning Information

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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Parsing Digital - Conversations in digital art by practitioners and curators

(ACF) / Austrian Cultural Forum, London
8vo in textured stiff card covers, 124pp, colour plates, etc
NEW unread copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Behind the Mirror - Aime Maeght and his artists - Bonnard, Matisse, Miro, Calder, Giacometti, Braque (Royal Academy of Arts, London 4 October 2008 - 2 January 2009)

Royal Academy of Arts, London
Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 176pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, index etc
NEW unread copy
1st editionSoftcover
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The Sublime and the Beautiful - Irish Art 1700 - 1830

Pyms Gallery, London
Landscape 4to in green faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 191pp, colour plates, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Modern Ideal - the Rise and Collapse of Idealism in the Visual Arts From the Enlightenment to Postmodernism

Victoria & Albert Museum V&A Publishing, London
1st printing. Heavy 4to. in bright red boards, 272pp, bibliography, index etc
NEW unread copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Douglas Cooper and the Masters of Cubism

Tate Gallery, London
Thick, heavy Quarto size (4to). in stiff card covers with integral colour printed paper wrapper, 231pp, colour plates, etc. Dual text in English and German
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW very clean and tight unmarked copy in a very faintly edge-rubbed almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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The Forgotten Collector - Augustus Wollaston Franks of the British Museum (Walter Neurath Memorial Lecture 1984) Slipcased Edition

Thames & Hudson, London
8vo in brown cloth covered boards, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 63pp, illustrations in text, etc with matching brown cloth covered slipcase
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (faint sunning to spine) in a FINE slipcase
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Karl Blossfeldt - Art Forms in Nature - the Complete Edition

Schirmer Art Books, Munich, Paris, London
Large, very heavy 4to in green faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 29pp text plus 240pp plates
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (faintly rubbed at head of spine panel and top flap fold corner tips, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Recording Britain

V &A Publishing / Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Thick, heavy Square 4to in boards, 253pp on stiff art paper, illustrated in colour throughout, index etc
NEW unread copy in NEW Dust Jacket (with removable transparent protector)
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Time for Change - Recent Developments in Russian Architecture (Royal Institute of British Architects (Riba), London 6 March - 6 April 2002)

Royal Institute of British Architects (Riba), London
Large 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 36pp on stiff paper, numerous illustrations in text, dual text in Russian and English
NEW copy
1st editionSoftcover
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