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More Fool Me (SIGNED COPY)

Michael Joseph, London
Heavy 8vo. in red faux cloth, 388pp, plates in colour and b/w. This copy inscribed 'Best' and signed by Stephen Fry on the title-page (no other marks or inscriptions)
An AS NEW unread copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW price-clipped Dust Jacket
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Eighteenth Century Gold Boxes of Europe

Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge
Thick, very heavy 4to in light olive green cloth covered boards, gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt, 500pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, illustrations in text, etc. The definitive work on the subject. This copy has been inscribed by his partner Margo and his son Nicholas (chairman of Wartski) shortly after the authors' death and includes an engraved card regarding from the family and Wartski.
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy in a FINE Dust Jacket (faintly creased at head of spine panel, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Richard Rodney Bennett - Sonata No 2 for Solo Violin (SIGNED COPY)

Universal Edition, London
Large 4to. in stiff card covers, 11pp score (UE 14155). Signed by Richard Rodney Bennett in full on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy near in not far from new condition (few tiny spots of very mild foxing or tanning to blank verso of front cover)
Signed copySoftcover
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They Call it Wrestling - A Pictoral Anthology of the American Wrestler

Leisure Press, New York
Extra Large and heavy Quarto size (4to) in red boards, silver lettering to spine, 286pp, mainly nicely printed captioned photos of wrestlers in action.
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (tiny and very slight crease to bottom corner tip of front cover) in an almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (slightly tanned, tiny nick to top corner of front flap fold, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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The Favorite Story Book for Little Folk

Darton and Hodge, London
Small Quarto size (4to). in in ornately gilt and blind embossed red cloth, all page-block edges gilt, 255pp, frontispiece plus 15 full page plates all hand coloured. States 9th edition, but probably actually only a 2nd or 3rd edition thus - this publisher was known to skip a few editions, or print in very small editions of only one or two hundred copies to make it look like the book was selling better than it may have been to encourage sales (a trick later taken up by other publishers)
VERY GOOD, a well preserved clean and tight copy (thin sliver of loss to cloth at spine ends, slight wear to spine edges, copperplate name on front free end-paper dated 1960, inscription on following blank fly-leaf dated 1863)
Hardcover
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Ann Stokes - Artists Potter (SIGNED COPY)

Lund Humphries, Farnham
Extra Large 4to. in bright orange cloth, black lettering to spine. 128pp on thick art paper, colour plates, bibliography, index etc. Inscribed in black ink and signed in blue ink by Ann Stokes on the front blank fly-leaf
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (the front inner flap has been torn and creased but neatly repaired from the verso and looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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I Cavalieri del Santo Sepolcro - I Luoghi e le Immagini (Biblioteca Vallicelliana 24 Novembre 2004 - 31 Gennaio 2005)

Retablo Cultura Arte
Extra Large and heavy 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 207pp, colour plates, sepia plates etc. Text in Italian
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (inscription on front fly-leaf - possibly by one of the contributors)
1st editionSoftcover
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Blenheim and the Churchill Family - A Personal Portrait (SIGNED COPY)

Cico Books, London
Heavy 4to. in green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 224pp on thick paper, colour plates, index etc. Inscribed 'Best wishes' dated Nov. 2006 and signed by Henrietta Spencer-Churchill on the title-page
NEW unread copy in a NEW complete Dust Jacket
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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
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NewVision - Arab Contemporary Art in the 21st Century (alt. spelling New Vision) (SLIP-CASED EDITION)

Transglobe Publishing / Thames & Hudson, London
Thick, heavy 4to. in blue cloth backed boards, white lettering to spine and front cover, 288pp, colour plates, etc, housed in a white printed dark blue cloth covered slip-case
NEW unread copy in NEW slipcase
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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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
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Marcelle Hanselaar - The Crying Game (SIGNED COPY)

Marcelle Hanselaar and Julian Page, London
Landscape 4to in colour printed stiff card covers, unpaginated, approx. 64pp on stiff art paper, all 30 prints in the 'Crying Game' series (exhibited at the Herrick Gallery, London 30 October - 2 November 2017) finely illustrated. Inscribed and signed by the artists on the front blank fly-leaf (no other marks or inscriptions)
NEW unmarked copy
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Finotti - Marmi 1973 - 1998 (SIGNED COPY)

Edi. Artes, Milano
Large heavy 4to. in photo illustrated stiff card covers, 149pp on thick art paper, mainly full page photos of Finotti's sculpture (some folding). Dual text in English and Italian. This copy inscribed and signed by Novello Finotti on the front blank fly-leaf (no other marks or inscriptions)
NEW copy
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May H Lesser - An Artist in the University Medical Center (SIGNED COPY)

Roundtable Press / Tulane University Press, New Orleans
Large heavy 4to. in olive brown cloth covered boards with publisher's printed label to rear cover, 192pp on thick glossy art paper, numerous line and full colour illustrations in text, etc. This copy signed in ink by May H Lesser on the title-page (no other marks or inscriptions)
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (faintly soiled or tanned along top edge of rear panel, looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector)
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Mary Cookson - A Sketched Life (SIGNED COPY)

Frith Press, Holker
Large landscape 4to. in purple cloth with blue lettering to spine and front cover, 127pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, etc. Inscribed and signed by Mary Cookson on the title-page (no other marks or inscriptions)
An AS NEW unmarked copy
Signed copy1st editionHardcover
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Luc Tuymans - Exhibitions At David Zwirner 1994 - 2012

David Zwirner / Ludion, Brussels
1st printing. Thick, heavy 4to. in dark blue cloth, white lettering to spine and front cover, 223pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, illustrations in text, etc.
NEW unread and unmarked copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy of the first printing
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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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
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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
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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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Brassai - Picasso & Co

Thames & Hudson, London
1st printing. 8vo in bright orange cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 289pp, plates, index
A well preserved FINE clean and tight copy (page-block edges slightly tanned, hint of shelf-rub to cover bottom edges) in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (thin sliver of very slight and barely noticeable creasing to head of spine panel, looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector)
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Maximilian Meisse - Museumsinsel Berlin (SIGNED COPY)

Wasmuth
Large Quarto size (4to). in black boards, 95pp, mainly finely printed colour photos, brief text in English and German . Signed and dated (in pencil) by Maximilian Meisse on the title-page
NEW unread and unmarked copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Normal People

Faber & Faber, London
2nd Impression. 8vo in boards, white lettering to spine, 266pp
NEW unmarked copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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The Demonic Line - An Exhibition of Drawings 1940 - 1964 by Francis Newton Souza (Delhi Art Gallery December 18 2000 - January 13 2001)

Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
Large 4to. in illustrated stiff card covers, 60pp, mainly full page reproductions of the line drawings
A well preserved almost AS NEW unmarked copy (page-block edges faintly tanned, tiny slight bump to bottom edge of spine)
1st editionSoftcover
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The Mirror of the Renaissance - New findings on Titian and Dosso portraying Ariosto / Lo Specchio del Rinascimento - Novita su Tiziano e Dosso che ritraggono Ariosto

Maria Pacini Fazzi, Lucca
8vo in colour printed stiff card covers, 125pp plus 20pp full page plates in colour and some b/w. Dual text in English and Italian
NEW unread and unmarked copy
1st editionSoftcover
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F H K Henrion - Five Decades A Designer (Flaxman Gallery, Stoke on Trent 28 November - 14 December 1989)

Staffordshire Polytechnic, Stoke on Trent
Tall Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers (specially designed by Henrion), 32pp on stiff art paper, plates etc. Small print run and now very scarce.
A well preserved near FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (small flat and mild crease to top fore-edge corner tip from bumping)
1st editionSoftcover
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David Hockney - The Arrival of Spring (Annely Juda Fine Art, London 8 May - 12 July 2014)

Annely Juda Fine Art, London
Quarto size (4to). in stiff card covers, unpaginated, approx. 104pp, colour plates, etc
NEW unread and unmarked copy
1st editionSoftcover
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The Blind Watchmaker

Longman Scientific and Technical, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 332pp, frontispiece, bibliography, index
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Paul McCarthy - Hummel + Three Sculptures (two volumes complete) L & M Arts, Los Angeles 25 September - 6 November 2010

Hauser Und Wirth / L & M Arts, Los Angeles
Both volumes large Elephant Folio in pink and black faux-leather covered boards, 125pp and 48pp, both books printed on stiff art paper, colour plates, etc
Both volumes almost AS NEW unmarked copies (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips, top edge of Hummel slightly rough cut - a minor production flaw)
1st editionHardcover
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Art Nouveau and Art Deco Bookbinding - The French Masterpieces 1880 - 1940 (Japanese Edition)

Thames & Hudson, London / Tuttle, Tokyo
Large heavy Quarto size (4to). in ornately gilt embossed black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 199pp, mainly captioned full page colour photos of fine bindings. Text in Japanese with dual English and Japanese bibliography at rear
AS NEW in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Votes for Men - How They Were Won

Women's Press, London (though not stated on this copy)
Octavo size (8vo) pamphlet, 12pp, lacking the printed paper wrappers. There was only one edition of this pamphlet published by the Women's Press in the winter of 1908 / 1909 (no exact date recorded). Originally issued in loose sheets, this copy has been neatly sewn with black thread
Some slight tanning to leaves else FINE, a well preserved clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcover
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