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Buckingham Palace Redesigned - A Radical New Approach to London's Royal Parks (SIGNED COPY)

Andreas Papadakis Publisher, London
Large 4to. in silver embossed black faux cloth, 91pp, colour photos, maps, plans, etc. This copy signed by Sir Terry Farrell on the title-page and dated by him 4 August '03. (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
Signed copy1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Quantum Theory As An Emergent Phenomenon - the Statistical Mechanics of Matrix Models as the Precursors of Quantum Field Theory

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
4to in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 225pp, bibliography, index.
NEW copy in NEW Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Traditional Architecture of Thatta

Heritage Foundation, Lari Research Centre, Karachi
Large 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 166pp, map, photos, plans, bibliography, index etc. A detailed study of vernacular buildings of the city.
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (slight sunning to spine, few spots of slight shelf rub to cover edges)
1st editionSoftcover
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Terence Donovan - London Photographs (Museum of London 17 March - 1 August 1999)

Museum of London
4to in stiff card covers, 131pp on thick gloss art paper, mainly finely printed b/w photos
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy. An excellent copy of this elusive book
1st editionSoftcover
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Part Seen - Part Imagined - Meaning and Symbolism in the Work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Margaret Macdonald

Canongate Books, Edinburgh
Large 4to. in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 207pp, colour plates, numerous illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy still close to new (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Michael Wolf - Pieces of China - A Retrospective of Michael Wolf's China Projects / Kuvia Kiinasta - Mao, Muutos Ja Nykyaika (Museum Centre Vapriikki, 16 6 2007 - 6 1 2008)

Tampere Museums, Tampere Centre Vapriikki
Large Quarto size (4to) in red boards with colour printed thick paper wrapper, 92pp, colour plates, etc. Dual text in Finnish and English. (small edition and now rarely turns up for sale)
NEW copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket (in a removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Silke Otto Knapp - Monday Or Tuesday (Camden Arts Centre, London 17 January - 30 March 2014) Geography and Plays (Kunsthal Charlottenborg 20 September - 17 November 2013) **** SIGNED COPY ****

Kunsthal Charlottenborg
Large Folio in stiff card covers, unpaginated, approx. 100pp on stiff art paper, mainly reproductions. Dual text in Danish and English. Inscribed in ink and signed by Silke Otto Knapp on the title leaf
AS NEW
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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Rothko - the Late Series (Tate Modern, London 26 September 2008 - 1 February 2009)

Tate Publishing, London
Large, thick and heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 256pp on thick art paper, colour plates, bibliography, index etc
NEW unread copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves)
1st editionSoftcover
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Concepts of Arthur

Tempus, Stroud
Large 8vo in colour printed stiff card covers, 282pp, bibliog, index etc. Out of print and now hard to find
A well preserved almost AS NEW unread or barely read copy (barely noticeable very small faint crease to top corner tip of front cover, tiny and very slight bump to page-block fore-edge )
1st editionSoftcover
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Daughter of History - Mary Soames and the Legacy of Churchill (Auction Catalogue Sotheby's, London 17 December 2014

Sotheby's, London
Quarto size (4to) in photo illustrated stiff glossy card covers, 195pp, 256 lots, all or most illustrated in colour, index etc
FINE, a very clean and tight copy (few spots of slight shelf rub to cover edges, mild faint'ish crease to bottom corner tip of front cover)
1st editionSoftcover
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Presences of Nature - Words and Images of the Lake District (with ALS from Ian McKeever to Neil Hanson)

Carlisle Museum & Art Gallery
Landscape 4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 223pp, plates in colour and b/w, etc. Specially commissioned works from 41 artists including two from Ian McKeever. This copy contains a loosely inserted handwritten and signed letter from McKeever to the curator Neil Hanson regarding his contributions (illustrated in this catalogue)
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (few spots of slight shelf rub to cover edges, tiny slight bump to bottom corner tip of front cover)
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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Uriel Orlow and Ruth Maclennan - Re: the archive the image and the very dead sheep (SIGNED COPY)

Double Agents / School of Advanced Study / National Archives, London & Kew
Small 8vo. in stiff card covers, 63pp mainly text + 97pp mainly b/w photos. A back-to-back book, one of 1000 copies made to accompany a conference 'Unleashing the Archive' at the University of London on 12 November 2004. Uriel Orlow has inscribed and signed the front of the book and MacLennan the other front at the back .
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
Signed copy1st editionSoftcoverDustjacket
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Feilden Clegg Bradley - The Environmental Handbook

Right Angle Publishing, London
Heavy landscape Quarto size (4to) in photo illustrated thick boards, 235pp, plans, colour photos etc. Buildings and projects by the practice and 'primer' of methods etc at rear
NEW unread copy (minute bumps to bottom cover corner tips from poor handling)
1st editionHardcover
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The Ancient Mariner Cantata - Written by S T Coleridge - Composed Expressly for the Birmingham Triennial Musical Festival, 1867 and Dedicated to the President of the Meeting - Frederick Carl Beauchamp by John Francis Barnett

Hutchings & Romer, London
Vocal score. Large Octavo size (8vo) bound in contemporary plain 1/2 red leather, red cloth covered boards, gilt title lettering to front cover, 207pp. With Barnett's facsimile signature stamp to title-page
VERY GOOD, a well preserved clean and tight copy (upper spine edge and spine ends rubbed, small spots of slight wear to cover corner tips. Pencil ownership signatures on front paste-down end-paper dated 1868 and 1873
1st editionHardcover
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The Hole in the Wall (Tauchnitz 3605)

Bernhard Tauchnitz, Leipzig
Octavo size (8vo) in black printed stiff paper wrappers, 271pp, rear cover book list dated September 1903, inserted 32pp catalogue at rear dated September 1, 1902
An extremely well preserved FINE little used copy (spine very slightly tanned, covers faintly dusty, top edge of page block a little dust darkened
Softcover
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A Child Of The Jago (Tauchnitz 3209)

Bernhard Tauchnitz, Leipzig
Octavo size (8vo) in black printed stiff paper wrappers, 271pp, rear cover book list dated April 1898 (an issue not listed in Todd and Bowden)
An extremely well preserved FINE little used copy (spine very slightly tanned, covers faintly dusty, top edge of page block a little dust darkened
Softcover
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Tales of Mean Streets (Tauchnitz 3059)

Bernhard Tauchnitz, Leipzig
Octavo size (8vo) in black printed stiff paper wrappers, 279pp, rear cover book list dated December 1908, inserted 32pp catalogue at rear dated July 1, 1910
An extremely well preserved FINE little used copy (spine very slightly tanned, covers faintly dusty, top edge of page block a little dust darkened
Softcover
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Cunning Murrell (Tauchnitz 3466)

Bernhard Tauchnitz, Leipzig
Octavo size (8vo) in black printed stiff paper wrappers, 288pp, rear cover book list dated September 1903, inserted 32pp catalogue at rear dated November 1, 1900 (not listed in Todd & Bowden)
An extremely well preserved FINE unread copy (pages uncut, spine very slightly tanned, covers faintly dusty, top edge of page block a little dust darkened)
Softcover
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Ruf Zum Bauen / A Call to Build - with Der Bauhof / the Building Centre text by Adolfe Behne, Hans Hansen (edited version of the second book published by the Arbeitsrat fur Kunst / Wasmuth, Berlin 1920) PLUS International Architecture - Walter Gropius 1925 (complete) PLUS Amerika (1926) and Russland, Europa, Amerika (1928) by Eric Mendelsohn (edited version)

Open University Press, Milton Keynes
Large quarto size (4to). in stiff card covers, variously paginated approx 120pp. Published by the Open University for their arts course, and, apart from the Mendelsohn, provides the only available English versions. This book is now about as rare as the original editions it reprints
cover lightly edge-rubbed, mild crease from bumping to top corner of page-block else about FINE, an otherwise well preserved and very clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcoverDustjacket
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Christopher and His Kind (Uncorrected Proof Copy)

Methuen, London
Uncorrected proof copy in the publisher's original printed thin card wraps. 252pp
VERY GOOD, a clean and tight copy (slight sunning to covers, tiny nick to bottom edge of front cover, slight splay to page-block corners)
1st editionSoftcover
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Jano Barbagallo - Pittore tra la Sicilia e L'Europa

Pellicanolibri, Catania
Folio size in colour printed stiff card wraps with glossy complete Dust Jacket. Unpaginated, approx. 120pp, plates etc
Almost AS NEW (small faint flat crease to cover corner tips) in an almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (minute speck of shelf rub to spine and flap fold corner tips)
1st editionSoftcover
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The California Earthquake of April 18, 1906 - Report of the State Earthquake Investigation Commission (Two volumes bound as one)

Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington DC
Thick, very heavy Quarto size (4to). in red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 2 volumes bound as one (as issued and complete) 451pp and 192pp, numerous illustrations in text, plates, diagrams (one folding) etc. The atlas volume was issued separately
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (few tiny bumps to top edge of front cover and bottom cover corner tips)
Hardcover
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Zadok Ben David - Magica Realta (SIGNED COPY)

International Service Editore
Tall, narrow Octavo size (8vo) in colour printed thick boards, 144pp on glossy art paper, colour plates, etc. Published to coincide with an exhibition at Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Saint-Vincent. Dual text in English and Italian. This copy inscribed and signed by the artist (as Zadok) on the half title leaf
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
Signed copy1st editionHardcover
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The Death of Artemio Cruz (Publishers' Uncorrected Proof Copy)

Collins, London
1st printing. Publishers' uncorrected proof copy, Octavo size (8vo) in red stiff paper wrappers with printed paper label to front cover (as issued), 254pp
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved clean and tight copy (mild slight flat crease to covers, page-block edges very slightly tanned and faintly dusty)
1st editionSoftcover
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A Century of Danish Design (Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester September 17 - October 9 1968)

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff card covers, 87pp plates and text plus lists of exhibitors etc at rear
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved clean and tight copy (covers and page-block edges a little tanned). A nice copy of this extremely scarce catalogue
1st editionSoftcover
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Mutiny of the Innocents (SIGNED COPY)

Sindhu Publications, Bombay
Octavo size (8vo) in navy cloth, white lettering to spine, 238pp. Inscribed and signed by author on the half title leaf
A well preserved FINE copy in a very slightly edge-chipped and slightly tanned but otherwise VERY GOOD+ complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
Signed copy1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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The Reign of Terror - A collection of authentic narratives of horrors committed by the revolutionary government of France under Marat and Robespierre written by eye-witnesses of the scenes - 2 VOLUMES COMPLETE

W Simpkin & Marshall, London
Both volumes uniformly bound in c 1870 or later half gilt ruled and decorated green leather with raised bands to spine, matching green cloth covered boards, green marbled end-papers, top edge gilt, silk page markers, 488pp and 565pp complete with half title leaves etc
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved clean and tight set (spines a little tanned and faded, some mild edge-rub, page-block edges mildly tanned)
1st editionHardcover
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The Complete Poems of Marjorie Pickthall (Definitive Edition - Inscribed and Signed by Editor Arthur C Pickthall)

McClelland & Stewart, Toronto
8vo in green cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 250pp. Definitive edition of the complete poems. This copy signed by Arthur C Pickthall (editor and father of Marjorie) and inscribed to his sister Dolly (Marjorie's aunt)
VERY GOOD, a well preserved very clean and tight copy (slight fading to spine, cover gilt lettering dulled)
Signed copy1st editionHardcover
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Sadler's Wells Ballet - Programme June 21st 1947 (SIGNED by Moira Shearer)

Sadler's Wells Ballet, London
8vo in red and black printed glossy paper wrappers, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden - 4pp programme for Les Sylphides - Hamlet - La Boutique Fantasque. This copy signed by Moira Shearer on the front cover
Wrappers slightly tanned else FINE, an otherwise well preserved and very clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Fantastic Tales - the Photography of Nan Goldin

Tate Publishing, London
Large square 4to in brown velvet covered boards, gilt lettering to spine and front cover with tipped-on colour plate to front cover (as issued), 91pp, colour plates, etc
Almost AS NEW (slight indentations to velvet on front cover)
1st editionHardcover
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