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The Blue Guitar - David Hockney / the Man with the Blue Guitar - Wallace Stevens

Petersburg Press, London & New York
Square 4to in grey paper covered boards with colour printed label to front cover (as issued), 51pp on thick art paper, colour plates, etc
A well preserved near FINE very clean and tight copy (some very slight tanning to edges) in a moderately tanned and lightly edge-rubbed but otherwise VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Gerald Van Der Kaap - Hover Hover - A Manual (Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam 13 April - 26 May 1991)

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed plastic coated limp boards, 52pp printed on paper and card of various weights and colour, colour plates, illustrations etc. Dual text in Dutch and English
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
1st editionHardcover
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Issues of Authenticity in Chinese Painting

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Thick, heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 317pp, plates etc.
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
1st editionSoftcover
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The Garden Party

Cape Editions
1st printing. Small 8vo. in stiff paper wraps. 79pp
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (merest hint of tanning to cover edge tips) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. A truly excellent copy
1st editionSoftcoverDustjacket
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Oskar Kogoj - Nature Design (SIGNED COPY)

Interbooks, Padova / Germa, Pavia Di Udine
1st printing. Extra Large Square 4to in blind embossed black boards, unpaginated, approx. 120pp on various types of paper, colour plates (mainly examples of Kogoj's highly tactile wood furniture), etc. Text in English, Slovak and Italian. This copy inscribed and signed by Oskar Kogoj on the 2nd fly-leaf, and with his name blind-stamp just above the inscription
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (page-block edges very slightly tanned) in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (rear panel very faintly tanned, looks new in its removable transparent protector). An excellent copy
Signed copy1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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John Tunnard (McRoberts and Tunnard, London 26 November 1959)

McRoberts and Tunnard, London
Large 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 8pp plates in colour and b/w, on glossy art paper interleaved with 8pp text leaves on pale green stiff paper
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (slight tanning to edges of text leaves). An excellent copy of this scarce catalogue
1st editionSoftcover
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Laurel Nakadate - 365 Days A Catalogue of Tears (SIGNED COPY)

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern
1st printing. Thick, heavy landscape 4to in colour printed thick glossy boards, unpaginated, approx.24pp text and thumbnail index, plus 365 full page colour photos. An artists book Published to accompany the exhibition Laurel Nakadate at the Zabludowicz Collection Gallery, London September 29 - December 11 2011. This copy is signed by Laurel Nakadate on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
AS NEW (with the original wrap around printed paper band)
Signed copy1st editionHardcover
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Museo Teatrale Alla Scala (3 volumes complete with slipcase)

Electa, Milano (Musei e Gallerie di Milano series)
3 matching volumes, all Square 4to in purple cloth, white lettering to spine and front cover. Approx. 1100pp in all, numerous colour and b/w illustrations with copious notes in Italian. A mammoth publication based on the huge Scala Museum collection related to all aspects of opera and it's antecedents
This is an AS NEW unread set (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in AS NEW complete Dust Jackets and all housed in a matching AS NEW slip-case. An excellent set
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Norman Parkinson - Sisters Under the Skin

Quartet Books, London
4to in red cloth, silver lettering to spine, unpaginated, approx. 140pp, plates in colour and b/w, etc.
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
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Photography Discussed - Images From the Tosca Photography Fund - Selected essays from the Object to Idea Symposium, Courtauld Institute, October 2009

Tosca Photography Fund, London
Large heavy Square Quarto size (4to) in orange cloth backed, photo illustrated grey paper covered boards, grey lettering to spine, 208pp, many finely printed full page photos in colour and b/w, etc. Edition of 1000 copies only
NEW unread copy
1st editionHardcover
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Ruth Bernhard - The Collection of Ginny Williams

Tallgrass Press, Santa Fe
Extra Large square Quarto size (4to). in photo illustrated stiff card covers, unpaginated, approx. 112pp, mainly beautifully reproduced full page photos. Published on the occasion of 'Ruth Bernhard - A Retrospective from the Ginny Williams Collection' at Denver Art Museum Arvada Center in 1993
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips)
1st editionSoftcover
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The Bastables - The Story of the Treasure Seekers and The Wouldbegoods (SIGNED by the illustrator Susan Einzig)

Nonesuch Press, London
1st printing thus. Large 8vo in red and gilt embossed blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 368pp, illustrations in text. This copy inscribed and signed by the illustrator Susan Einzig on the 2nd blank fly-leaf.
About FINE, a well preserved and very clean and tight barely read copy (slight surface bumping to cover top edges, pages very slightly tanned) in a VERY GOOD price-clipped Dust Jacket (small defection to top edge of front panel, 2 small scuffed tears to top edge of rear panel, looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
Signed copy1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Science Fiction As Science Fiction (SIGNED COPY)

Brans Head, Frome
8vo in stiff card covers, 39pp. Inscribed and signed by author on the title-page
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (spine and cover spine margins a little tanned)
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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Mexican Self Portraits (Centro de las Artes, Monterrey February - May 2002)

Centro De Las Artes / Nuevo Leon, Monterrey
Large 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 176pp, colour plates, etc. One of only 300 copies printed in English (700 in Spanish)
A well preserved AS NEW copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Hitler - 1889 - 1936 - Hubris (SIGNED COPY)

Allen Lane / Penguin Press, London
1st printing. Thick, very heavy 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 845pp, plates, bibliography, index etc. This copy signed by Ian Kershaw on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an AS NEW price-clipped Dust Jacket
Signed copy1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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From Newspeak to Cyberspeak - A History of Soviet Cybernetics

Mit Press, Cambridge & London
8vo in red cloth, black lettering to spine. 369pp, illustrations in text, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Damien Hirst - Romance in the Age of Uncertainty

White Cube, London
1st printing. Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff thin covers, 144pp, colour plates, etc
An extremely well preserved NEW unread copy in NEW Dust Jacket
1st editionSoftcoverDustjacket
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Alessandra Dragoni - At 14 (Signed Limited Edition)

Editrice Quinlan
4to in stiff card covers, unpaginated, approx. 68pp on glossy art paper, mainly colour photos of 14 year olds in a club, this is copy number 65 of only 70 copies made, signed and inscribed by Dragoni at the rear. Plus loosely inserted Italian translation of Maggiori's essay
NEW copy
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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Miro

Fondation Maeght, Saint Paul
4to in colour printed stiff card covers (an original lithograph by Miro), unpaginated, approx. 220pp on various types of paper, plates in colour and b/w, including 3 original lithographs (1 monochrome, 1 colour single leaf and one double leaf colour lithograph) all on thin card.
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy still close to new (faint shelf rub to cover bottom edges)
1st editionSoftcover
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Bill Jacklin - Retratos Urbanos (SIGNED COPY)

Cosorcio De La Ciudad De Santiago, Santiago
Large heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 173pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates (some folding), etc. Text in Spanish. Boldly inscribed and signed by Jacklin (as Bill) on the title-page
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (mild reading crease to spine)
Signed copy1st editionHardcover
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England and the Octopus

Geoffrey Bles, London
8vo in publishers' original cream cloth backed blue paper covered boards, printed paper label to spin, 188pp, 16pp plates at rear.
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (small chip to paper spine label, mild tanning or foxing to leaves, light rub to covers)
1st editionHardcover
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Kinsey - Photographer - A Half Century of Negatives by Darius and Tabitha May - Volume One: the Family Album & Other Early Work - Volume Two: the Magnificent Years

Black Dog & Leventhal, New York
Large and very heavy Folio in green faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine, blind embossed lettering to front cover, 319pp. Both volumes bound as one in this 'de-luxe' edition
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in an almost AS NEW Dust Jacket (minute speck of rub to flap fold corner tips, hint of tanning to top edge of inner flaps, thin sliver of versy slight creasing to head of spine panel, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
HardcoverDustjacket
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Amir Hossein Zanjani (Signed Artists Book)

Amir Hossein Zanjani, Tehran
Large 4to. in colour printed thick boards, unpaginated, approx. 70pp on thick art paper, colour plates, etc. This copy signed by the artist on the front blank fly-leaf in silver ink
NEW copy
Signed copy1st editionHardcover
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Liberty's 1875 - 1975 An Exhibition to Mark the Firms Centenary (Victoria & Albert Museum July - October 1975)

Her Majesties Stationary Office / Victoria & Albert Museum, London
4to in stiff card covers, 128pp on glossy art paper, numerous illustrations in text, index etc.
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy (hint of tanning to leaves)
1st editionSoftcover
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Harold Ancart - Soft Place (Selected Works on Paper 2009 / 2015) - Limited Edition

Triangle Books, Brussels
4to in black cloth covered boards, pasted colour print to front cover, pink lettering to spine 176pp on thick art paper, mainly full page colour plates, brief text by the artist. Edition of 750 copies only. Text in English
NEW copy
1st editionHardcover
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Paul Benney - Night Paintings (SIGNED COPY)

Antar Press
1st printing. Thick, heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 201pp on thick art paper, colour plates, etc. Inscribed and signed by Paul Benney on the title-page
Almost AS NEW (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips)
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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Domesday Book Studies - Middlesex and London Folio & Maps - Middlesex and London Introduction and Translation (THREE VOLUMES COMPLETE)

Alecto Historical Editions, London
3 matching volumes all large folio in cream cloth backed boards, gilt lettering to spine and housed in a thick card slipcase: Domesday Book Studies 179pp; Introduction and Translation approx 120pp; Folios and Maps approx (set number 266 of 1,000) 50pp, mainly full page colour printed facsimiles, plus 2 large folding colour printed maps in pocket
All three volumes are AS NEW, the slip-case is tape repaired or strengthened along the outer edges but otherwise fine
1st editionHardcover
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Hughie O'Donoghue - the Journey

Leeds Museums & Galleries
Large 4to. in light green cloth, silver lettering to spine, 72pp, colour plates, etc
NEW copy in an almost AS NEW Dust Jacket (few spots of slight shelf rub to cover edges)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Important Art of New China 1949 - 1979 (China Guardian Auction Catalogue October 19 1996)

China Guardian Auctions, Beijing 1996
Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff glossy card covers. Lots 391 - 512, all or most illustrated in colour. Dual text in English and Mandarin
An almost AS NEW copy (slight bump to bottom edge of spine)
1st editionSoftcover
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An Historical Account of Those Parishes in the County of Middlesex Which Are Not Described in the Environs of London

T Cadell Jun and W Davies in the Strand, London
Heavy 4to. in quarter red leather with red buckram boards, viii + 316pp, 17 plates all present and this book is collated complete.
An ex-reference library copy, hinges parting but still holding comfortably, library cancels to front end-papers and verso of title-page which also has perforated library name at bottom margin. All of the plates have a very small name stamp on the verso which has been carefully done and does not show through. All four foldout plates have been professionally and very nicely linen backed. One plate has an approx 5mm sliver of loss to the outer fore-margin but still leaves plenty of room (approx 15mm) between it and the plate border. All leaves are just a little tanned, all the plates are moderately tanned and foxed. Overall a GOOD copy
1st editionHardcover
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