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The History of Fiction - Being A Critical Account of the Most Celebrated Prose Works of Fiction - From the Earliest Greek Romances to the Novels of the Present Age

Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London
First printing of the first single volume edition (complete and unexpurgated). Extra large 8vo in green cloth, paper label to spine, 441pp. Interestingly, this copy has the printed name label of Ernest H Shackleton above the (earlier) private armorial bookplate of Joseph Needham (Prof Anatomy University of Aberdeen)
VERY GOOD, a well preserved clean and tight copy (mild wear to spine ends, paper spine label a little chipped and rubbed, some mild foxing or tanning to leaves)
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Ground Control - Technology and Utopia

Black Dog, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in colour printed stiff card covers, 185pp on thick art paper, illustrations in text, etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy (hint of tanning to leaves)
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Fantastic Illustration and Design in Britain 1850 - 1930 (Rhode Island School of Design March 29 - May 13 1979 and Touring)

MIT Press, Massachusetts and London
Large heavy 4to. in rust red cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 240pp on thick art paper, plates in colour and b/w, numerous illustrations in text,, bibliography etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW (faint shelf-rub to cover bottom edges) in a dusty, slightly edge-nicked and slightly tanned near FINE complete Dust Jacket looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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The Uncommon Reader (SIGNED LIMITED EDITION)

Faber & Faber / Profile Books, London
1st printing. Small 8vo. in bright red faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 124pp. This copy signed by Alan Bennett on the title-page, with dust jacket and housed in a matching gilt embossed bright red cloth covered slip-case. No limitation is stated within the book but when first issued the publishers' promotional material stated there were only 1,000 copies made.
As in an AS NEW Dust Jacket and AS NEW slip-case
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Issues of Authenticity in Chinese Painting

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Thick, heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 317pp, plates etc.
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Fetishism Visualising Power and Desire

Royal Pavilion Art Gallery and Museums, Brighton / South Bank Centre & Lund Humphries, London
Extra Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 128pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, illustrations in text, bibliography, etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips)
1st editionSoftcover
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A Life in Music - Conversations with Sir David Willcocks and Friends (SIGNED COPY)

Oxford University Press, Oxford
Heavy, large 8vo. in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 288pp, illustrations in text, index, CD in pocket at rear. Inscribed and signed by Sir David Willcocks on the title-page
AS NEW in AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Women At War - Holding the Line (Women War Artists 1939-45 - Images of Women in Wartime) 7th Annual Exhibition Sim Fine Art 2016

Sim Fine Art, Chiselhurst
Landscape 4to in illustrated stiff card covers, 64pp on glossy art paper, colour plates, illustrations in text, etc
Almost AS NEW (minute crease to top corner tip of front cover)
1st editionSoftcover
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Thirteen Ways - Theoretical Investigations in Architecture

Graham Foundation / Mit Press, Massachusetts and London
8vo in black cloth, silver lettering to spine. 205pp, illustrations in text, index etc
An extremely well preserved NEW unread copy in a NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Antoinette Sibley - Photographs by Leslie E Spatt

Dance Books, London
1st printing. Large Folio in blue cloth, silver lettering to spine and front cover, 128pp on stiff art paper, numerous photos etc.
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in a lightly sunned but otherwise FINE price-clipped Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Servile Labour and Contemplation

Aylesford Press, Upton
Tall 8vo. in stiff card covers with integral printed dust jacket, 21pp printed on antique laid paper, hand numbered 332 of 400 copies made
FINE a well preserved and very clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcoverDustjacket
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Sport and the Artist - Vol / Volume 1 - Ball Games

Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge
Thick, very heavy 4to in blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 359pp on thick paper, colour plates, illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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The Ridgeway - Europes Oldest Road - Paintings From the Francis Kyle Gallery

Phaidon, Oxford
4to in green faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 78pp on glossy art paper, colour plates, map, bibliography, index
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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Figured in Marble - the Making and Viewing of Eighteenth Century Sculpture

Victoria & Albert Museum / V & M Publications, London
Large heavy 4to. in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 192pp on thick glossy art paper, illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in NEW Dust Jacket
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More Than A Bookshop - Zwemmer's and Art in the Twentieth Century (with ALS from Ann Zwemmer)

Philip Wilson Publishers, London
Heavy 4to. in blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 325pp, colour plates, index, full list of publications 1925 - 1989, exhibitions etc. PLUS loosely inserted handwritten letter from Ann Zwemmer (who commissioned this book) relating to the books writing and research by Halliday.
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy ( top edge of page block faintly dusty) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Andre Breton and the First Principles of Surrealism - A Companion Volume to What is Surrealism? Selected Writings of Andre Breton

Pluto Press, London
8vo in photo illustrated stiff card covers, 147pp, illustrations in text, index etc
Spine moderately sunned else FINE, a well preserved clean and tight copy
Softcover
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Order! Order! - A Parliamentary Miscellany (SIGNED COPY)

Robson Press, London
8vo in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 243pp, 8pp plates. inscribed 'with best wishes' and signed by the author on the title-page
NEW unread copy in NEW Dust Jacket
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The New York City Ballet in Action (Inscribed by Roger Wood)

Saturn Press, London
1st printing. 4to in grey faux cloth covered boards, 48pp, mainly captioned b/w photos by Roger Wood, index to ballets at rear. Inscribed and signed as 'The Author' by Roger Wood on the front blank fly-leaf. The recipient was Ruth Lynam (journalist, fashion writer, noted balletomane) a lifelong friend Wood.
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (slight tanning to edges) in a slightly edge-chipped and lightly dusty but otherwise VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Art Nouveau

Chartwell Books, New Jersey
Thick, very heavy 4to in dark blue faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 414pp, colour plates, numerous illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (page-block edges slightly tanned) in a very near FINE complete Dust Jacket (inner flap top edges slightly tanned, barely visible short closed tear to head of spine panel, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Prints From Blocks - Gauguin to Now

Museum of Modern Art, New York
Square 4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, unpaginated, approx. 88pp, plates etc.
A well preserved FINE clean and tight copy (covers and page-block edges slightly tanned)
1st editionSoftcover
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Living As Form - Socially Engaged Art From 1991 - 2011

Mit Press / Creative Time Press, New York
Thick, heavy 4to. in colour printed thick boards, 260pp on stiff art paper, illustrated in colour throughout
NEW unread copy
1st editionHardcover
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Art of Nature - Three Centuries of Natural History Art From Around the World (SIGNED COPY)

Natural History Museum, London
Heavy 4to. in thick boards, 256pp, colour plates, etc. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
NEW unread copy in NEW Dust Jacket
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A Dance Through Time - Images of Western social dancing from the middle ages to modern times (SIGNED COPY)

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
4to in colour printed stiff card covers, 121pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates, etc. Inscribed and signed by author on the front fly-leaf
NEW copy
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The Artists of Radio Times (Ashmolean Museum, Oxford 11 June - 7 August 2002)

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
1st printing. Extra large 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 96pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, illustrations in text, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Arta Si Civilizatie In Timpul Lui Stefan Cel Mare / Art and Civilization Under Stephen the Great

Ministerul Culturii Si Cultelor, Bucharest
Large, very heavy 4to in colour printed thick boards, 127pp text in Roumanian, French and English plus 127pp colour plates at rear providing a copious survey of the arts and architecture of the period
AS NEW in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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The Studio An Illustrated Magazine of Fine and Applied Art - Volume Three 1894 (Vol 3)

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 J McNeill Whistler ('Gants de Uede' and 'The Long Gallery, Louvre') Plus xlvii pp 'Editor's Room' at rear. The whole has been collated complete, though some of the hors text plates appear in different places to those ascribed in the index (not uncommon with the bound annual volumes). During this early period the Studio Magazine did not have a large circulation, estimates of the number of each issue printed vary from 2,000 to no more than 3,000 copies, and a large portion of these went to institutional libraries.
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (mild shelf rub to cover edges, name on fly-leaf, some scattered mild foxing
1st editionHardcover
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Pop Art (Art & Design Profile 24)

Academy Editions, London
Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 96pp, colour plates, etc. Published to coincide with the exhibition 'Pop Art Show' at the Royal Academy of Arts, London
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (few spots of slight shelf rub to cover edges)
1st editionSoftcover
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Requiem Letters (SIGNED COPY)

Marion Boyars, London
1st printing. 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 272pp, chronology at rear. This copy inscribed 'best wishes' and signed by the author on the front blank fly-leaf (no other inscriptions), publisher's printed compliments slip loosely inserted
An almost AS NEW unread or barely read copy ( pages slightly tanned) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Palestinian Art 1850 - 2005

Saqi Books, London
Thick, heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 363pp, colour plates, etc
FINE, a very clean and tight copy in a FINE complete Dust Jacket
1st editionSoftcoverDustjacket
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Liberty's - A Biography of A Shop

Unwin Hyman, London
8vo in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 160pp, illustrations in text, plates in colour and b/w, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves)
1st editionSoftcover
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