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Money & Morals

Faber & Faber, London
1st printing. 8vo in rust brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 124pp
A well preserved VERY GOOD+ clean and tight copy (spine a little dusty and very slightly rubbed at tips, small neat ink on fly-leaf, top edge of page block slightly dusty)
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Art-Nonsense and other essays

Cassell & Francis Walterson, London
Large 8vo in blue cloth, bevel edges, gilt lettering to spine, 324pp
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight unmarked copy (spine tanned and slightly rubbed, small ink name on fly-leaf, pages slightly tanned)
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March of the Lemmings - Brexit in Print and Performance 2016 - 2019 (SIGNED COPY)

Faber & Faber, London
Large 8vo in colour printed stiff card covers, 392pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other marks or inscriptions)
NEW unread and unmarked copy (tiny and barely noticeable bump to head of spine panel from poor handling)
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Something Special

Chatto & Windus, London
1st printing. Small 8vo. in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt decoration to front cover, 41pp on stiff paper
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Society and History in English Renaissance Verse (SIGNED COPY)

Basil Blackwell, Oxford
Large 8vo in brown faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 191pp, bibliography, index etc. Inscribed and signed by author (as Lauro) on the title-page (no other marks or inscriptions)
A well preserved almost AS NEW unmarked copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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The Romantic Moderns - English Writers, Artists and the Imagination From Virginia Woolf to John Piper

Thames & Hudson, London
1st printing. Thick, heavy 8vo. in boards, 320pp, colour plates, index etc
NEW unread and unmarked copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Unweaving the Rainbow - Science Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder

Allen Lane / Penguin Press, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 336pp, bibliography, index
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Dracula (1927 Garrick Theatre Programme)

Garrick Theatre, London
8vo size theatre programme in printed paper wrappers, 24pp (including covers), contains period advertising etc. Stoker's Dracula did not achieve widespread fame until Hamilton Deane adapted it for the stage in late 1924 when it toured the UK before moving to various, and ever larger, London theatres (the Garrick being the 4th). This programme (dated December 5 1927) is a rare survival.
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (ink name and date to top corner tip of the front cover, very slight rust marks to rear spine margin, hint of tanning to leaves) NOTE: Economy shipping to destinations outside the UK is not available for this item
Softcover
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Dracula (1928 Garrick Theatre Programme)

Garrick Theatre, London
8vo size theatre programme in printed paper wrappers, 24pp (including covers), contains period advertising etc. Stoker's Dracula did not achieve widespread fame until Hamilton Deane adapted it for the stage in late 1924 when it toured the UK before moving to various, and ever larger, London theaters (the Garrick being the 4th). This programme (dated January 23 1928) is a rare survival.
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (ink name and date to top corner tip of the front cover, very slight rust marks to rear spine margin, hint of tanning to leaves). NOTE: Economy shipping to destinations outside the UK is not available for this item
Softcover
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A Mind Awake - An Anthology of C S Lewis

Geoffrey Bles, London
1st printing. 8vo in olive brown faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 252pp
A well preserved near FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (spine slightly sunned through the dust jacket with faint ghost of wrapper spine lettering) in a spine tanned and very slightly edge-rubbed but otherwise about FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector). A nice copy of the elusive first printing
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The Doris Lessing Reader (SIGNED COPY)

Jonathan Cape, London
Large 8vo in blue faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 515pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other marks or inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy still close to new in a faintly edge-creased but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector)
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Judge Dredd (Forbidden Planet Poster - SIGNED by John Wagner)

Forbidden Planet, London
A3 size b/w poster advertising a forbidden planet signing event (16 may 1992)j signed in the top left corner by John Wagner
A well preserved near FINE clean unmarked copy (single centre fold, slightly cresed at very top and bottom edges)
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Judge Dredd the Magazine - First Issue - Volume Two May 2-15 1992 (SIGNED COPY)

Fleetway Editions, London
Tall 4to. in colour printed glossy covers, unpaginated, approx. 40pp, illustrated in colour throughout. This copy signed by all three writers on the first page 'Roll Call'. Complete with the original steel badge given free with this copy.
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (few spots of very slight shelf rub to cover edges)
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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Paintings of D H Lawrence

Cory, Adams and Mackay, London
Extra Large 4to. in red linen covered boards black lettering to spine and front cover, 104pp, tipped-in colour plates, b/w plates at rear
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (page-block edges very slightly tanned) in an edge-chipped and rubbed VERY GOOD- complete Dust Jacket which has been artfully restored from the verso and looks fine in its removable transparent protector
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Geometric Concepts in Islamic Art

World of Islam Festival Publishing Company, London
Extra Large 4to. in gilt embossed thick linen covered boards, 154pp on thick art paper, numerous illustrations in text, etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unmarked and barely read copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in a slightly tanned VERY GOOD publisher-price-clipped Dust Jacket with publishers price sticker to inner flap (a few short closed edge-tears, all neatly repaired from the verso with archival paper, looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Art for Everyone - Contemporary Lithographs Ltd

Antique Collectors Club, Woodbridge
Landscape 4to in thick colour printed boards with colour printed dust jacket, 118pp on glossy art paper, colour plates, etc. Introductory text and all works from both of the Zwemmer / Contemporary Lithographs Ltd series illustrated in colour with opposing notes, etc.
NEW unread and unmarked copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
HardcoverDustjacket
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Der Grosse Kamerad (Le Grand Meaulnes) SIGNED LIMITED EDITION

Johannes Asmus, Hamburg
Heavy, large 8vo. in vellum backed grey paper covered boards, gilt embossed black leather title label to spine, 240pp on Zerkall laid paper. 12 original full page lithographs by Malcles. This is copy number 150 of 550 copies signed in pencil by the artist Laure Malcles (aka Laure Malcles Masereel following her marriage to Frans Masereel in 1969), housed in a matching grey paper covered slip-case. PLUS loosely inserted two copies of the 4pp prospectus for the book with sample illustration
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy in a slightly sunned but otherwise FINE matching slip-case
Signed copy1st editionHardcover
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The Death of King Arthur - Being the Twenty-first Book of Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of His Noble Knights of the Round Table

Macmillan and Co., London
Tall 8vo. in vellum backed, blue paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine, one of 525 copies printed on Whatman handmade paper, with 12 wood engravings by Catherine Donaldson
Covers slightly dusty else FINE, an otherwise well preserved and clean and tight copy (two neat contemporary inscriptions (1933) on the front blank fly-leaf )
1st editionHardcover
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A Leaf of Spring

Thames & Hudson, London
8vo in light green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 171pp. Parallel text in Russian and English
A well preserved near FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy ( pages slightly tanned) in a slightly tanned and dusty but otherwise near FINE price-clipped Dust Jacket (two very short closed edge tears, neatly repaired from verso with archival paper, looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Marble - the History of A Culture

Sagep, Genoa
Large heavy 4to. in orange cloth, black lettering to spine and front cover, 269pp on thick art paper, colour plates, maps, diagrams, photos etc in text, bibliography, index. Text in English throughout
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy ( inscription on front blank fly-leaf, no other marks or inscriptions) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Two Minds - Artists and Architects in Collaboration

Black Dog Publishing, London
4to in colour printed thick boards, 174pp on glossy art paper, numerous illustrations in text, etc
NEW unread and unmarked copy
1st editionHardcover
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Technique Anglaise - Current Trends in British Art

Thames & Hudson, London / One-off Press, New York
Large Octavo size (8vo) in colour printed stiff card covers, 222pp, illustrated
A well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy
1st editionSoftcover
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City As An Image of Man - A Study of the City Form in Mythology and Psychology

Latimer Press, London
4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers. unpaginated, approx. 80pp, numerous illustrations in text, etc. Originally published in 1970 in a small limited edition, this is the first trade edition
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (covers slightly tanned)
1st editionSoftcover
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Conserving Old Masters - Paintings Recently Restored At Dulwich Picture Gallery (London 1995)

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London
Tall 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 64pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips)
1st editionSoftcover
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The Black and White Tradition - the Revival of British Printmaking 1880 - 1939 and its Post War Exponents

Berkeley Square Gallery, London
Tall 4to. in illustrated stiff card covers, 38pp, numerous illustrations in text, etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves)
1st editionSoftcover
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Red China 1921 - 1976 (Bloomsbury Auctions, London 4 October 2012 - Auction Catalogue)

Bloomsbury Auctions, London
Large 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 166pp, 287 lots, mainly WW2 and Mao period, mainly printed books, ephemera and small household items
AS NEW (minute speck of shelf rub to bottom corner tip of front cover)
1st editionSoftcover
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Memoirs of A Foxhunting Man

Faber & Faber, London
Large 8vo in red and black printed cream cloth covers (to a design by Nicholson), illustrated end-papers, 295pp, 7 full page illustrations all by Nicholson.
VERY GOOD (small chip to cloth at head of the moderately rubbed spine, mild soil to covers, pages slightly tanned else a very clean and tight copy )
1st editionHardcover
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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (SIGNED COPY)

Random House, New York
1st printing with complete number line. Tall 8vo. in black boards, silver lettering to spine, 388pp. This copy signed by the author on the front blank fly-leaf (no other marks or inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (thin sliver of very slight creasing to bottom edge of spine) in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (minute and barely noticeable nick to base of spine panel, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Arsenal - Surrealist Subversion Surrealism in the Service of Revolution Poetry the Marvelous Dream Revolt Feedom Desire Wilderness Love

Black Swan Press for the Surrealist Movement of the United States, Chicago 1989
4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 224pp
A well preserved about FINE unmarked and unread copy (few spots of slight shelf rub to cover edges)
1st editionSoftcover
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The Fine Art Society - Spring '94 (17 May - 17 June)

Fine Art Society, London
4to in colour printed stiff card covers, 90 item catalogue of paintings, sculpture and fine 20th century furniture
NEW unread and unmarked copy
1st editionSoftcover
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