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Bulgari - 125 Years of Italian Magnificence - Grand Palais (First printing of the English edition)

Skira, Milano / Thames & Hudson, London / Rizzoli, New York
1st printing. Large and very heavy Square 4to in gold cloth covered boards, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 387pp on stiff glossy art paper, colour plates, numerous colour illustrations in text, chronology, bibliography etc. Chronological gazetteer of over 550 individual items of jewellery at rear, each one illustrated and fully described. Text in English throughout
NEW copy in NEW Dust Jacket with an almost AS NEW slip-case (some faint shelf rub)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Sexual Behaviour in the Human Female

W. B. Saunders, Philadelphia and London
1st printing. Thick, large and heavy 8vo in red cloth, 842pp, index etc
VERY GOOD, a well preserved clean and tight copy of the scarce first printing (spine and cover margins a little faded or sunned, page-block edges tanned and slightly dusty)
1st editionHardcover
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Vagram Gajfedjian 1879 - 1960

Tigran Mets
Heavy Folio in cream faux leather covered boards, 239pp on thick art paper, chronology, colour plates, etc. Text in Russian, Armenia and English
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Highgate Cemetery - Photographs by John Swannell (SIGNED COPY)

Friends of Highgate Cemetery Trust London / Hurtwood Press, Oxted
1st printing. Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, unpaginated, approx. 88pp, mainly finely printed full page colour photos. This copy signed by John Swannell on the front fly-leaf
NEW copy
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Walk on - From Richard Long to Janet Cardiff - 40 Years of Art Walking (touring exhibition)

Art Editions North, University of Sunderland
1st printing. Large landscape Quarto size (4to). in photo illustrated stiff card covers, 133pp, colour plates, etc.
NEW unread copy
1st editionSoftcover
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States - Photographs by Christopher Griffith (SIGNED COPY)

Power House Books., New York
Large folio in blind embossed grey cloth, unpaginated, approx. 180pp on thick glossy art paper, mainly photos (some folding). This copy signed by Christopher Griffith on the 2nd blank front end-paper with his studio stamp to the bottom right corner
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (very slight push or bump to top corner tips in an almost AS NEW Dust Jacket (short closed tear to bottom edge of rear panel, professionally repaired on verso with archival paper, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Carlo Bertocci (SIGNED COPY with ink sketch)

Il Polittico
1st printing. Extra Large 4to. in blue boards, silver lettering to spine, and front cover, 109pp on thick art paper, colour plates, etc. Dual text in English and Italian Inscribed and signed by Carlo Bertocci on the 2nd blank fly-leaf with a small ink sketch of a snail and candle
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (barely noticeable and neatly repaired short closed tear to top edge of rear panel, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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The Buried Giant (SIGNED COPY)

Faber & Faber, London
1st printing and correct 1st issue with the plain unprinted page-block edges (some later copies had black printed page-block edges). 8vo in grey boards, gilt lettering to spine, 345pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
NEW unread copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Damien Hirst - The Cancer Chronicles (SIGNED FIRST EDITION)

Other Criteria, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) in stiff glossy card covers, 36pp. First printing of Hirst's poetry done to accompany his White Cube exhibition 'Romance in the Age of Uncertainty'. This copy boldly signed by Hirst in black ink on the title-page. This first printing of 2003 was of about 1200 machine numbered copies (no one at Other Criteria has been able to give a precise figure). Of these about 200 were signed, but not all at once, as Hirst would sign a fresh bunch every now and again until stocks dried up. Hence also why some are done in black ink and others in red.
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Don Quixote De La Mancha Vol III (of four)

Printed for T. Mclean, London
8vo in nicely bound in modern red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, red deckle edges. xii + 370pp. 6 finely hand coloured full page engravings here first printed (frontispiece, and 5 bound in text)
Some very mild scattered foxing else FINE, a well preserved and very clean and tight copy
1st editionHardcover
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Don Quixote De La Mancha Vol II (of four)

Printed for T. Mclean, London
8vo in nicely bound in modern red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, red deckle edges. xii + 403pp. 6 finely hand coloured full page engravings here first printed (frontispiece, and 5 bound in text)
Some very mild scattered foxing else FINE, a well preserved and very clean and tight copy
1st editionHardcover
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Stealing Beauty - British Design Now (ICA / Institute of Contemporary Arts, London 3 April - 23 May 1999

ICA / Institute of Contemporary Arts in association with Perrier-Jouet, London
4to in plastic ring-bound colour printed stiff card covers, 104pp on various weights and types of paper plus 8 colour printed interleaved inserts and rear colophon card
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcover
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L'oro di Valadier - Un genio nella Roma del Settecento (Villa Medici 29 Gennaio - 8 Aprile 1997)

Fratelli Palombi, Roma
Large heavy 4to. In colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 266pp on glossy art paper, colour plates, illustrations in text,, bibliography etc. Text in Italian
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (few spots of slight tanning to page-block fore-edge)
1st editionSoftcover
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High Fidelity (SIGNED COPY)

Victor Gollancz, London
1st printing. 8vo in blue faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 253pp. Author's first novel and signed by him on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread or barely read copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
Signed copy1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Anne Redpath 1895 - 1965 - her life and work

Bourne Fine Art, Edinburgh
1st printing. Large 4to. in black cloth gilt lettering to spine, 112pp, colour plates, etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (inscription on blank verso of front fly-leaf) in an AS NEW price-clipped Dust Jacket. An unusually nice copy of this elusive monograph.
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Don Quixote De La Mancha Vol IV (of four)

Printed for T. McLean, London
8vo in nicely bound in modern red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, red deckle edges. xiii + 440pp. 6 finely hand coloured full page engravings here first printed (frontispiece, and 5 bound in text)
Some very mild scattered foxing else FINE, a well preserved and very clean and tight copy
1st editionHardcover
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Fash N Riot Issue 3 - Fluff and Antifluff (A Collaboration - K3 Project Gallery Zurich / Coleman Projects, London)

Fash N Riots Publications, London
Ringbound 4to in stiff card covers, unpaginated, loose printed contents leaf, approx. 80pp on various types, sizes and weights of paper, many with pasted photos, objects, fabrics etc. ''Fash N Riot is a limited edition publication of 200 copies and all the pages are made by the contributors, these range from b&w and colour photocopies to hand made pop up sculpture pages, badges and records. Contributors range from established practitioners to recent graduates and cover; art, design, writing, fashion and music''. We believe our copy to be complete as published, or very nearly so.
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (slight shelf rub to cover top edges)
1st editionSoftcover
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The First HMS Invincible 1747- 58 Her Excavations 1980 - 1991 (Revised 2018 Edition and SIGNED COPY)

Bingeman Publications
Large heavy 4to. in blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, ix + 250pp, numerous illustrations in text, index etc. This copy signed by the author on the title-page above his printed name (no other inscriptions)
NEW unread and unmarked copy
Signed copyHardcover
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Report on the Unification of the Shona Dialects - Carried Out Under the Auspices of the Government of Southern Rhodesia and the Carnegie Corporation - Presented to the Legislative Assembly 1931

Government of Southern Rhodesia / Printed by Stephen Austin and Sons, Hertford
Tall 8vo. in ornately blind embossed blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 156pp, illustrations and tables in text, 1 very large and 3 quite large folding maps at rear, 6 concertina fold charts of phonetic groups etc., consonantal charts in text, forms of letter of proposed alphabet, etc. This copy collated complete. PLUS loosely inserted a number of hand written index cards of Shona words compiled by a previous owner
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (slight tanning to leaves, minute speck of rub to cover corner tips)
1st editionHardcover
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Weston - Four Generations - Edward Brett Cole Kim Zach (Saller Fine Arts, Regen 2017) *** SIGNED COPY***

Saller Fine Arts, Regen
catalogue for the Regen exhibition in 2017. Square 4to in stiff card covers, 217pp on glossy art paper, mainly full page photos, in colour and b/w by Edward Weston, and offspring Brett, Cole, Kim and Zach Weston plus Friedrich Saller. This copy is warmly inscribed and signed by most of them
AS NEW
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Tony Blair in His Own Words (SIGNED COPY)

Politicos, London
Octavo size (8vo) in burgundy faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 281pp, index. This copy inscribed and signed by Tony Blair on the front blank fly-leaf in thick black ink
NEW unread copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Science and Culture (Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 231)

Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Boston and London
Heavy Octavo size (8vo). in glazed colour printed boards (as issued), 416pp, bibliography, index
NEW unread copy (thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends)
1st editionHardcover
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Elements of Physics Or Natural Philosophy, General and Medical (etc.)Volume I (3rd Edition 1828) and Volume II Part I Heat and Light (1st Edition 1829) Bound as one

Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, London
Both volumes bound together, thick, heavy 8vo in half brown leather, raised bands and gilt decorations and lettering to spine, marbled boards, page-block edges and end-papers. Volume I - xlviii + 647pp, Volume II Part I - viii + 320pp . This was all that was published of Arnott's Elements of Physics or Natural Philosophy
A well preserved clean and tight VERY GOOD+ copy (cover corner tips and spine ends very slightly worn or rubbed, 2 aged ink names on title-page. A nice copy
1st editionHardcover
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Henry Moore - Critical Essays

Ashgate, Aldershot
Large 8vo in white faux cloth, black lettering to spine. 266pp, plates, index etc.
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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War and Peace - Ottoman - Polish Relations in the 15th 19th Centuries (Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts, Istanbul June 29 - September 20 1999)

Turkish Republic Ministry of Culture,general Directorate of Monuments and Museums, Istanbul
Thick, very heavy 4to in colour printed stiff card covers, 462pp, colour plates, bibliography etc. Text in English throughout. PLUS loosely inserted typed letter about the exhibition to a member of the British Embassy in Ankara, from and signed by Kaya Turgut.
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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Angelo Tassi - Paesaggi Dell' Anima (SIGNED COPY)

Nuovi Sentieri, Belluno.
Large 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 124pp on thick glossy art paper, numerous illustrations etc. Dual text in English and Italian. Inscribed and signed by Angelo Tassi on the front blank fly-leaf
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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Waqas Khan - Abstraction Contained (Sabrina Amrani Gallery, Madrid 2012) *** Signed Limited Edition ***

Pixel Farm, Madrid
4to in very thick boards with black cloth spine, 93pp on thick art paper, colour plates, etc. Dual text in Spanish and English. This is copy No. 71 of 100 copies which were specially numbered and signed by Waqas Khan
AS NEW
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Srebrenica - Tarik Samarah (SIGNED COPY)

Kultura Sjecanja / Memorial Gallery 11/07/95, Sarajevo
Landscape 4to in photo illustrated stiff card covers, 100pp on glossy art paper. Tarik Samarah's 'Srebrenica - genocide in the heart of Europe' project which, after having been exhibited in many cities around the world is now part of the permanent collection of Sarajevo's Memorial Gallery 11/07/95. This is the first English edition of the catalogue and this copy has been inscribed and signed by Samarah on the title-page
AS NEW
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The Vagary Papers

Remington, London
Two volumes bound as one, 8vo in the publishers' black and gilt decoratively printed red cloth, 302pp and 287pp. First issued as two separate volumes this is, strictly, the second state of the first edition, bound thus from the same sheets by the publishers and sold for 21/- (or 1 guinea) as a single volume.
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved copy (covers a little dust darkened and very slightly soiled, page-block edges very dusty)
1st editionHardcover
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Official History of the Indian Armed Forces in the Second World War 1939 - 45 - Medical Services - Campaigns in the Eastern Theatre

Combined Inter-services Historical Section, India and Pakistan
Heavy, large 8vo. in dark red faux leather covered boards, gilt lettering to spine 525pp, folding maps and plans, plates, index etc. (collated complete)
A well preserved FINE clean and tight unread copy (gilt spine lettering dulled, very slight bump to page-block fore-edge) in a dusty, tanned and slightly edge-nicked but otherwise VERY GOOD+ Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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