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Neptune (Author's signed dedication copy to George Greenfield)

Dodd Mead, New York
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) in green cloth backed yellow boards, 242pp. This copy was given to George Greenfield by the author, and under the printed dedication to him (George Greenfield) Gerson has inscribed 'With my thanks for all your help and many kindnesses beyond the call of duty, and above all because you are my friend. With my very best Noel B Gerson. Clinton, Conn, USA. April 15, 1975 pre-publication'
A FINE copy (thin sliver of sunning to spine tips, top cover corner tips very slightly bumped. Top 5mm of front blank fly-leaf lacking, probably a production flaw, mis-cut during binding) in a very near FINE complete Dust Jacket (few spots of very slight edge-rub, looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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John Grome (Galeria La Gradiva, Roma 5 - 21 Novembre 1985) SIGNED COPY

Galeria La Gradiva, Roma
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff card covers, unpaginated, approx. 52pp, plates etc. Text in Italian. This copy inscribed and signed by the artist 'Much love / from / John' on the title-page
A well preserved VERY GOOD+, clean and tight copy (front cover very creased with a tiny scuff to the bottom corner tip)
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Day Four # 3 - Home is Where

Day Four, London
Landscape Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, unpaginated, approx. 120pp, illustrated in colour throughout. Arty journal cum Exhibition catalogue ('Home is Where .. - The Exhibition ' (sic) was at Home Bar, London July 1 - 31 2004). This is copy numbered 100 of 150 printed
VERY GOOD (spine lightly edge-rubbed, mild small rubbed crease to bottom corner tip of front cover)
1st editionSoftcover
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Ana Tzarev - Exposed (Saatchi Gallery, London 18 May - 16 June 2012)

Aatchi Gallery, London Tzarev Exposed
Extra Large Quarto size (4to). in black cloth with pasted paper label to front cover and thin paper strip to spine (as issued), 116pp mainly colour reproductions of the Tzarev's flower paintings
AS NEW (covers very faintly shelf rubbed)
1st editionHardcover
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The Open Circle - Peter Brook's Theatre Environments

Faber & Faber, London
Heavy, large 8vo. in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 262pp, plates in colour and b/w, bibliog, index etc. Publishers' press release loosely inserted
NEW unread copy in NEW Dust Jacket
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Denis Wohler - Work and Body

Eigenverlag, Munchen
Folio size in glossy card covers. 96pp on heavy art paper
FINE, a very clean and tight copy, still very close to new
1st editionSoftcover
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Walker Evans and Company

Museum of Modern Art / Harry N. Abrams, New York
1st printing. Thick, very heavy 4to in black cloth, yellow lettering to spine, 271pp, many finely reproduced photos, etc
NEW unread copy in NEW Dust Jacket. An excellent copy of the elusive first edition, first printing
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Tacita Dean - Michael Hamburger (SIGNED COPY)

Film and Video Umbrella
Square 4to in plain stiff card covers with colour printed stiff paper wrapper, unpaginated, approx. 20pp on stiff art paper, with colour stills from the video made by Dean in 2007. This copy is signed by Tacita Dean in ink on the title-page
AS NEW in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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Travaux et Recherches de Prospective - Schema General d'Amenagement de la France de la Basse-Seine (Fevrier 1971 Tome 1)

Missionla Documentation Francaise, Paris (Vente a)
Large landscape quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff card covers, 261pp, colour plates, maps, plans (some folding) etc. Text in French
A well preserved FINE clean and tight copy (spine a little sunned, few spots of slight shelf rub to cover edges)
1st editionSoftcover
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Early Prehistoric Settlement in Cyprus - A Review and Gazetteer of Sites C. 6500 - 3000 BC / B C

Bar International Series 65
Large Quarto size (4to). in red stiff card covers, black lettering to spine and front cover, 174pp, diagrams, tables etc in text, bibliography and folding map at rear
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (tiny nick to head of spine panel)
1st editionSoftcover
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Iliria Band V (Volume 5) Premier Colloque des Etudes Illyriennes (Tirana 15-20 Septembre 1972)

Academie des Sciences de la R P d'Albanie, Tirana
Quarto size (4to). 319pp, plates etc. Text in French
A very clean and tight FINE barely read copy in a slightly edge-chipped and dusty but otherwise VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Barco Rabelo - Um Retrato de Familia (The Rabelo Boat)

Calem, Porto
Tall Quarto size (4to). in gilt embossed black linen covered boards gilt lettering to spine, 127pp, maps, facsimiles, colour plates, illustrations in text, bibliography etc. Text in Portuguese, French, and English
AS NEW in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Shozo Uchii 1968 - 1985

Shozo Uchii, Tokyo
1st Edition quarto size (4to) in glossy card self-wraps. 100pp, plates, plans etc. Text in Japanese and English
FINE, a very clean and tight copy in not far from new condition (some very light shelf rub to cover edges)
1st editionSoftcover
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Weltausstellung Brussel 1958 - Deutschland (Expo 58 Aka Brussels World's Fair- Brusselse Wereldtentoonstelling - Exposition Universelle et Internationale de Bruxelles)

Bagel, Dusseldorf
Square quarto size (4to) in decoratively printed tan cloth. Published at the end of Expo '58, and illustrates the German Pavilions, buildings, gardens and exhibits. Approx 30pp text and plans plus 146pp b/w plates. Loosely inserted single leaf typed note on headed paper from Walter Rossow (who designed the gardens) and signed by him (as Walter)
A well preserved, very clean and tight FINE copy in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (single short closed tear to top corner of front panel, looks fine in its removable transparent protector). Uncommon
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Fabrications (SIGNED COPY)

Secker & Warburg, London
Large Octavo size (8vo) in black cloth, silver lettering to spine. 224pp, numerous illustrations in text. Signed by Ayrton on the front blank fly-leaf and dated by him November 1972 (no other inscription)
An almost AS NEW copy (page-block edges faintly tanned) in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (faintly edge-creased, thin sliver of rub to silver laminate along top edge of front panel, looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector)
Signed copy1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Gilbert & George Moscow Exhibition (Russian Text)

New Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
1st printing. Large landscape Folio size in colour printed glossy card covers. 121pp, colour plates, brief text and catalogue in Russian.
AS almost NEW copy (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips)
1st editionSoftcover
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David Nash - Sculpture 1971 - 90 (SIGNED COPY)

Serpentine Gallery, London
Large Quarto size (4to) in glossy card covers with photo illustrated stiff card wrapper. 62pp, plates in colour and b/w etc. Signed by David Nash on fly-leaf and dated by him June 1990, no other inscription
Almost AS NEW (hint of shelf-rub to cover bottom edges) in an almost AS NEW wrapper
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Musu Laikmets (Signed by artist Arta Dumpe)

Izdevnieciba, Riga
Quarto size (4to). in cream linen covers. Unpaginated, approx. 160pp plates in colour and b/w of 20th century Socialist Realist painting and sculpture by various artists, brief texts in English, Russian, German, French and Latvian. This copy signed twice by sculptor Arta Dumpe, once with a short inscription on the fly-leaf and again adjacent to full page photo of his sculpture 'Miera Lapa'
A FINE copy in a lightly edge-rubbed VERY GOOD+ complete Dust Jacket (small chip at head of spine panel and short closed tear to rear panel, looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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The Russia House (Special Edition)

Hodder and Stoughton, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) in pale grey cloth with silver printed faux leather spine, all page-block edges silver, no Jacket (as issued) in black cloth covered slip-case
An AS NEW unread copy in AS NEW slip-case
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The Tenants of Dirt Street

MacGibbon and Kee, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo), 233pp
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in a slightly spine sunned but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks almost as new in its protector). An excellent copy
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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The Media Mob (Signed Copy)

Collins, London
Large Quarto size (4to). in illustrated glossy card covers. 112pp, index. Errata slip on verso of half title leaf. Inscribed copy signed by both George Melly and Barry Fantoni on title-page
An almost AS NEW copy (minute bump to head of spine at rear tip, tiny speck of rub to front cover corner tips)
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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New Contemporaries 1981 (Institute of Contemporary Arts, 21 February - 8 March 1981)

ICA / Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
Large landscape Quarto size (4to) in stiff card covers. Unpaginated, approx. 50pp, 125 works illustrated, ads at rear, printed note re Jane Barker installation loosely inserted
VERY GOOD, a well preserved clean and tight copy (small spot of mild soil to front cover, bottom corner tip of rear cover flat creased mirrored on the last three leaves)
1st editionSoftcover
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Festival of Britain - The South Bank Exhibition, London - A Guide to the Story it Tells

H M Stationery Office, London
Sewn Quarto size (4to) in colour printed thin card wraps. 64pp advert leaves at front and rear, 96pp main text with coloured maps, plates and illustrations in text etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (few tiny specks of shelf rub to cover edges, faint sunning to spine margin, hint of tanning to leaves)
1st editionSoftcover
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A Private View

Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore
Extra large square Quarto size (4to) in cream boards, black lettering to spine and front cover. Unpaginated, approx. 48pp, mainly single sided full colour photos by Lichfield of, and taken in, Singapore's Shangri-La Hotel, each with handwritten notes in facsimile by Lichfield. Single semi-opaque printed introductory sheet loosely inserted (as issued). all in a sturdy cream coloured slip-case with printed spine and covers
Covers a little dusty else FINE, an otherwise well preserved and very clean and tight copy in a dusty, tanned and slightly edge-rubbed but otherwise about FINE slip-case
1st editionHardcover
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Tracey Emin - I Need Art Like I Need God (South London Gallery 16 April - 18 May 1997)

Jay Jopling / White Cube, London
1st printing. Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 71pp, colour plates, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy
1st editionSoftcoverDustjacket
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Gottfried Semper - Zeichnerischer Nachlass an der ETH Zurich

Birkhauser, Basel und Stuttgart
Extra Large landscape quarto size (4to) in black faux leather, white lettering to spine, 310pp, numerous illustrations and plans in text. Text in German. WITH typed letter signed by Martin Frohlich to Sir Nikolaus Pevsner, and copy of Pevsner's initial response via his secretary, two small sheets of notepaper with ink notations in Pevsner's hand and a few pencil notations on front fly-leaf and in the text also by Pevsner
Pages faintly tanned else a FINE barely read copy in a slightly edge-rubbed but otherwise FINE Dust Jacket (short closed tear to bottom corner tip of front flap fold, looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Artistic Activities in Public Space - The Aesthetic and Social Aspects (Lazia Centre for Contemporary Art 2006)

Post Symposium Publication / Ministry of Culture & National Heritage / Gdansk City Council, Gdansk
Square Quarto size (4to) in colour printed boards, 113pp, colour illustrations in text, etc. Published after the symposium on Polish art with the same name. Dual text in English and Polish
AS NEW (faint bump to bottom edge of spine from poor handling)
1st editionHardcover
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Arquitectura y la Ciudad - Apuntes de Viaje (SIGNED COPY)

Escala, Bogota
Thick, heavy landscape quarto size (4to) in stiff glossy card covers, 351pp, numerous illustrations in text, etc. Text in Spanish. Inscribed to Monica Pidgeon (Editor of Architectural Design magazine) and signed by German Samper on the front blank fly-leaf
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (pages faintly tanned)
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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Semaphore Placing the Mark - Bill Bace's Salon des Refuses (Greenwich Street, New York 19 March - 22 April 1995)

Art Initiatives / Bill Bace Gallery, New York
Landscape Quarto size (4to) in corrugated card covers with stiff card backing to rear cover and printed paper label to front cover, two large nuts and bolts for binding (as issued). 80pp on glossy art paper, 20 artists shown (all rejected or not considered for the Whitney 1995 Biennial)
FINE, a well preserved, clean and tight copy (cover corrugations a little flattened, faint signs of pencil erasure to fly-leaf, a few preliminary leaves very slightly creased at corner tips)
1st editionSoftcover
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Gu Wenming - Paintings - Sculptures SIGNED COPY (Werner Schaarman Gallery, Hamburg 2005)

Werner Schaarman Gallery, Hamburg
Extra Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed and embossed stiff card covers. Unpaginated, approx. 66pp, colour plates, etc. Dual Text in English and mandarin. This copy signed and dated by the artist on the title page
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (previous owner name on fly-leaf, tiny bump to bottom edge of spine)
1st editionSoftcover
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