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Katja Davar (Forking Ocean Path - The Drawing Room, London 18 May - 25 June 2006)

Drawing Room, London
Extra Large Quarto size (4to). in silver embossed illustrated boards, unpaginated, approx. 60pp, illustrated in colour and b/w, etc
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Kodak Magazine - 1931 - 12 Issues complete

Kodak, London
Quarto size (4to) bound in orange cloth, black lettering to spine and front cover, 224pp plus index, plus all advert leaves and original covers bound in
An extremely well preserved FINE copy (covers faintly dusty, spine very slightly sunned, page-block edges tanned, contents very clean, bright and tight)
1st editionHardcover
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Manuel Espinosa (Stephen Friedman Gallery, London 5 February - 8 March 2014)

Stephen Friedman Gallery, London / Sicardi Gallery, Houston
Large square Quarto size (4to) in colour printed boards, 67pp, colour plates, etc. Dual text in English and Spanish
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The Nobel Scientists - A Biographical Encyclopedia

Prometheus Books, Amherst New York
Octavo size (8vo) in ornately gilt embossed red faux leather, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 420pp
NEW unread copy
1st editionHardcover
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(Adolph) Menzel der Beobachter (Hamburger Kunsthalle - 22 Mai- 25 Juli 1982)

Hamburger Kunsthalle / Prestel, Munchen
Thick, heavy Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 316pp, plates in colour and b/w, illustrations in text, etc. Text in German. This copy inscribed and signed by Eckhard Schaar on the front fly-leaf
A well preserved FINE barely read copy (pages very slightly tanned)
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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London - 2000 Years of A City and its People (hardcover)

Cassell, London
Heavy Quarto size (4to). in dark grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt decoration to front cover. 379pp, colour plates, numerous illustrations in text, index etc
An extremely well preserved FINE+ copy (thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends, pages very faintly tanned) in a slightly tanned near FINE complete Dust Jacket (few very small nicks along top edges, looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Photographs by Oliver Godow - One of the Workmen on Site, with Sparkling Eyes, Summer 2002 - I Want to Go to Canada - Camden Arts Centre Reconstruction 2002 - 2004

Camden Arts Centre, London
Extra Large Quarto size (4to). in stiff glossy card covers, variously paginated, approx. 64pp, colour plates, etc
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Highgate Past (SIGNED COPY)

Historical Publications, London
Quarto size (4to) in blue faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 144pp, numerous illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc. Signed by author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
NEW copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Stolen Souls (SIGNED COPY)

Harvill Secker, London
1st Impression. Large Octavo size (8vo) in blue faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 314pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
NEW unread copy in a NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Lanzi's Luminaries of Painting

Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, London
Octavo size (8vo) in the original decoratively blind embossed brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 328pp, engraved portrait frontispiece of Raffaelle
A well preserved VERY GOOD+ copy (neatly repaired tear to head of spine, small circular bookplate on the front paste-down end-paper, page-block edges tanned and dusty)
1st editionHardcover
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The Works of Thomas Gray - vol 1 / Volume I - Poems

William Pickering, London
Octavo size (8vo) bound in full red leather, blind ruled covers with gilt fleurons, armorial logo for Wellington College 1847 on front cover, raised bands and gilt lettering to spine, marbled end-papers, all page-block edges gilt, cxxiv + 223pp. Elegant engraved armorial bookplate on the front paste-down end-paper
VERY GOOD, a well preserved clean and tight copy (spine darkened and a little rubbed, slight wear to cover corner tips, blank end leaves foxed, name on 2nd blank fly-leaf)
Hardcover
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Wild Flowers - How to See and How to Gather Them - with Remarks on the Economical & Medicinal Uses of Our Native Plants

Routledge, Warnes and Routledge, London
Small Octavo size (8vo). in bright blue cloth, gilt lettering and ornate decoration to spine and front cover, 309pp, frontispiece and 7 other full page steel engraved plates, all very nicely hand coloured and each with tissue guard, numerous illustrations in text, 32pp publishers ads at rear
VERY GOOD (thin sliver of loss to cloth at spine ends, covers a little rubbed, page-block edges tanned)
Hardcover
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Trial Run (SIGNED COPY)

Michael Joseph, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 238pp. Inscribed and signed by author on title-page and dated by him Oct '78
Few specks of foxing to top edge of page block else an almost AS NEW unread copy in an almost AS NEW price-clipped Dust Jacket (small slight ripple to laminate at bottom corner of front cover panel, looks like a minor production flaw, minute speck of rub to bottom corner tip of front flap fold)
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Framing Science - The Making of A BBC Documentary (Hardcover Edition)

British Film Institute (BFI), London
Octavo size (8vo) in black cloth, 239pp. Only a very small number of hard cover copies were produced
An AS NEW unread copy in an almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (slightly spine sunned)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Ancient Egypt From the Records

Methuen, London
Prize binding: Octavo size (8vo) bound in quarter dark blue leather (i.e. leather spine and cover corner pieces), blue cloth covered boards, marbled end-papers, prize bookplate on the front paste-down end-paper, 244pp, plates, map index etc
A well preserved FINE copy (covers very slightly dusty, pages very slightly tanned)
1st editionHardcover
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Victorian and Edwardian Decorative Art - The Handley-Read Collection (Royal Academy of Arts, London 4 March - 30 April 1972)

Royal Academy of Arts, London
Extra Large Quarto size (4to). in photo illustrated stiff card covers, 139pp, plates, index etc
A well preserved about FINE very clean and tight copy (covers very faintly tanned, tiny slight crease to head of spine panel from mild bumping). Anice copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Tribeca Talks - Tribeca Film Festival

Tribeca Film Festival / Fondazione Prada, New York
Thick, heavy Octavo size (8vo). in colour printed stiff card covers, 270pp, illustrated in colour and b/w, text in English throughout
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The Hollywood Feature Film in Postwar Britain

Croom Helm, London
Octavo size (8vo) in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 168pp, plates, bibliography, index
NEW unread copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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The Artist's Eye - Looking At Pictures in A Book At the National Gallery - 1 July - 31 August 1981

National Gallery, London
Small Octavo size (8vo) in colour printed stiff card covers, 25pp, illustrated, with rear pocket containing 8 colour printed cards (complete as issued)
Covers faintly tanned and dusty else FINE, an otherwise well preserved and very clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Laurent Perbos - The Birds (Chapelle des Penitenets, Lurs 5 Mai - 10 Juin 2012)

Sextant Et Plus, Marseille
Quarto size (4to) in stiff card covers with stiff card black embossed jacket, unpaginated, approx. 158pp, colour plates, etc Dual text in French and English. PLUS loosely inserted large folded colour printed poster for the exhibition
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1st editionSoftcoverDustjacket
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Mariko Mori - Esoteric Cosmos (Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Cantz 30. 01 - 09. 05 1999)

Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Cantz / Serpentine Gallery, London
Large landscape Quarto size (4to). in colour printed laminated boards, 83pp, colour plates, etc. Text in German
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
1st editionHardcover
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Architecture and Medicine - I M Pei Designs the Kirklin Clinic

University Press of America, Maryland & London
Square quarto size (4to) in lilac cloth, silver lettering to spine. 143pp, colour photos throughout
A well preserved almost AS NEW copy (faint fading to cover edges) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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The Works of Thomas Gray - Vol 4 / Volume IV - Letters

William Pickering, London
Octavo size (8vo) bound in full red leather, blind ruled covers with gilt fleurons, armorial logo for Wellington College 1847 on front cover, raised bands and gilt lettering to spine, marbled end-papers, all page-block edges gilt, viii + 312pp. Elegant engraved armorial bookplate on the front paste-down end-paper
VERY GOOD, a well preserved clean and tight copy (spine darkened and a little rubbed, slight wear to cover corner tips, blank end leaves foxed)
Hardcover
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Suzan Frecon - Paintings 2006 - 2010 (to accompany 'Suzan Frecon- Recent Painting' at David Zwirner, New York September - October 2010)

Radius Books / David Zwirner, New York
Folio size in brown boards, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, unpaginated, approx. 50pp, colour plates, etc
Almost AS NEW (few spots of very slight shelf rub to cover edges)
1st editionHardcover
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A Dictionary of Modern Design

Oxford University Press, Oxford
Thick, heavy Octavo size (8vo) in red faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 520pp
NEW unread copy in an almost NEW complete Dust Jacket (tiny spot of shelf rub to top corner tip of rear flap fold, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Beauty in Decay - Paintings by N R Hills (SIGNED COPY)

Celeno, Portsmouth
Extra Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, unpaginated, approx. 56pp, colour plates, etc. One of 500 copies, this one signed by Hills below the frontispiece
NEW copy
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Eddie's Own Aquarius - A Present to Eddie Linden, Founder and Editor of Aquarius on His 70th Birthday (etc) SIGNED COPY)

Cahermee Publications, Galway
Quarto size (4to) in stiff card covers, 171pp. Inscribed and signed by Eddie Linden on the title-page
Almost AS NEW (faint shelf rub to cover bottom edges, very faint soil to rear cover)
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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A Dictionary of Epithets and Terms of Address

Routledge, London & New York
Octavo size (8vo) in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 268pp
NEW copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Nelson - Love and Fame (SIGNED COPY)

Yale University Press, New Haven and London
Thick, heavy Octavo size (8vo). IN black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 640pp, colour plates, bibliography, index etc. Inscribed and signed (as Edgar) by the author on the title-page
FINE, a well preserved and very clean and tight copy in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks new in its removable transparent protector)
Signed copy1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Political Communications Transformed - From Morrison to Mandelson

Palgrave Macmillan, London
Octavo size (8vo) in grey faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 210pp, index etc
NEW copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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