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The Book of Delight and Other Papers (SIGNED COPY)

Jewish Publication Society of America, Philadelphia
Octavo size (8vo) in green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 323pp, index. Inscribed 'With the suthor's cordial regards' and signed and dated February 1913 by Abrahams on front blank fly-leaf
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (few spots of slight shelf rub to cover edges, page-block edges tanned)
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Design Center Stuttgart - Deutsche Awahle 1984

Landesgewerbeamt, Baden
Heavy Quarto size (4to) in card covers. 479pp, plates in colour and b/w etc. Preliminary text in English French and German. Mainly photos with brief captions
near FINE, a well preserved clean and tight copy (covers slightly edge-rubbed)
1st editionSoftcover
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XII X EKP - 30 Years of Art Commissions for the 12 Sorting Centres of PTT Post - 30 Jaar Kunst Opdrachten Voor 12 Expeditieknooppunten Van PTT Post (Alt. spelling: Sortingcentres - Artcommissions - Kunstopdrachten)

PTT Nederland / PTT Post
Heavy Quarto size (4to) in colour-embossed thick card covers with gold coloured metal corner-pieces and blue cloth spine. 320pp, plates in colour and b/w (some folding), facsimiles, etc
AS NEW in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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Modern Times - Reflections on A Century of English Modernity

Routledge, London
Large Octavo size (8vo) in colour printed boards, 272pp, illustrations in text, index etc
NEW unread copy
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A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600 - 1840 (Third and Best Edition)

Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, Yale University Press, New Haven and London
3rd and best Edition. Thick, heavy octavo size (8vo). in red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 1264pp, index etc. This copy is from the collection of Christopher White (curator, art historian and specialist on Rembrandt) and his small personal bookplate on the front paste-down end-paper
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Cynthia Sah (Artist Book)

Published by the Artist, Lucca (Italy)
Extra Large Quarto size (4to). in stiff card covers, 52pp with semi-opaque dividers, colour plates throughout, brief biographical details at rear etc. Artists book from the Hong Hong sculptor. Text in English and Italian
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Process Architecture 105 - Buildings and Projects by Troughton McAslan Architects (SIGNED COPY)

Process Architecture, Tokyo
Extra Large quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 152pp plus advert leaves at rear. Numerous photos, plans etc in text. Dual text in English and Japanese. This copy signed and inscribed to Monica Pidgeon (Editor of Architectural Design magazine) by the architect and editor John McAslan on front fly-leaf
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (tiny crease to spine near top edge - clearly a minor production flaw)
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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Palazzo Giustinian Pesaro (SIGNED COPY)

Neri Pozza, Vicenza
Large heavy Quarto size (4to). in dark blue cloth, white lettering to spine and front cover, 297pp, plates in colour and b/w, index etc. Inscribed and signed by author on front blank fly-leaf to Monica Pidgeon (Editor of Architectural Design Magazine). Text in Italian
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (very thin sliver of sunning to bottom edge of spine, page-block edges faintly tanned) in a very slightly edge-rubbed but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (some mild rippling to surface laminate on rear panel, looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector)
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David Gentleman's Britain (Hardcover Signed Copy)

Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London
Large Quarto size (4to). in tan cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 224pp, illustrated in colour, index etc. Signed by Gentleman on front blank fly-leaf with gift inscription below it (not from Gentleman)
A well preserved FINE clean and tight copy (faint signs of pencil price erasure to fly-leaf, small spot of mild soil to bottom corner of rear cover) in a almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (faintly creased along very top edges, inner flaps slightly tanned, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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A Tomb with A View (SIGNED COPY)

Faber & Faber, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) in orange cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 303pp. Presentation copy warmly inscribed and signed by author (as Lance) on front blank fly-leaf
An extremely well preserved FINE copy (hint of sunning to spine, top edge of page block slightly foxed) in a faintly tanned FINE complete Dust Jacket but for a few minute nicks to top edges (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Sex and the Black Machine

Avernus Creative Media, London
1st printing. Quarto size (4to) in illustrated stapled paper wraps. Unpaginated, approx. 20pp. An Aldiss 'cutup' of prose, poetry and collage printed on newsprint stock paper
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (slightly tanned)
1st editionSoftcover
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Emerson the Enraptured Yankee

Jonathan Cape, London
Octavo size (8vo) in light brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 444pp
An extremely well preserved FINEvery clean and tight unread copy (end-papers and page-block edges lightly tanned) in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (tiny speck of rub to flap fold corner tips, 3 minute nicks to head of spine panel, looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector). Ane excellent copy
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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The Ranee of Jhansi

Macgibbon & Kee, London
Octavo size (8vo) in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 178pp. This copy inscribed 'From Mrs Tahmankar / widow of the author' in ink on the front fly-leaf
A well preserved FINE copy (pages faintly tanned) in a very slightly edge-rubbed and faintly dusty but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Survage - Les Annees Heroiques

Anthese, Arcueil
Large Quarto size (4to) in bright blue linen covered boards, white lettering to spine and front cover, 187pp, colour plates, etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (slight bump to top corner tip of rear cover) in an almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (minute crease to flap fold corner tips)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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A Guide to Hellenistic Literature

Blackwell Publishing, London
Large Octavo size (8vo) in colour printed glossy boards, 261pp, bibliography, index etc
NEW unread copy
1st editionHardcover
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Helen Couchman - Workers (SIGNED COPY)

Soloshow Publishing (no place stated)
Landscape Quarto size (4to) in thick colour printed boards, 147pp. Couchman's photo portraits of workers building the Beijing Olympic stadia, this copy inscribed and signed by her on the half title leaf . Dual text in English and Mandarin
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
Signed copy1st editionHardcover
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Josef Vaclav Myslbek - The Great Czech Sculptor (Dual language English French edition

Artia, Prague
Folio size in grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 46pp of dual text in French and English plus 176 full page plates
VERY GOOD, a clean and tight copy (small spots of mild wear to spine ends and cover corner tips, small surface nick and mild soil to rear cover)
1st editionHardcover
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New Contemporaries 1986 - Recent Work From Britains Art Schools (ICA / Institute of Contemporary Arts, London 11 March - 6 April 1986 and touring)

New Contemporaries, London
Extra Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff card covers, 84pp plus 2pp adverts at rear, numerous illustrations in text, etc
A well preserved FINE copy (hint of tanning to covers)
1st editionSoftcover
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Speaking of Book Art - Interviews with British and American Book Artists (SIGNED COPY)

Anderson- Lovelace, Los Altos Hills
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 241pp, illustrations in text, index etc. Inscribed and signed by both Cathy Courtney (signed as Cathy) and Eileen Hogan (signed as Eileen) on the title-page
An AS NEW copy
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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Entirely Up to You, Darling (SIGNED COPY)

Hutchinson, London
Large Octavo size (8vo) in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 318pp, plates in colour and b/w, index etc. Signed without inscription by Richard Attenborough on the title-page, 'Christmas 2008' neatly inscribed in another hand on top corner tip of front blank fly-leaf
An extremely well preserved AS NEW clearly unread copy in an AS NEW price-clipped Dust Jacket
Signed copy1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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David Johnson- Imaginary Light - Sculptures and Installations (Roundhouse, London 26 February - 25 March 2001) **** SIGNED COPY ****

Persistent Objects, London
Square Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff card covers, unpaginated, approx. 48pp, colour plates, etc. This copy signed by the artist on the title-page with an inscription by him along the bottom edge
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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Henrik Bulow - Akasaka

Henrik Bulow
Quarto size (4to) in white embossed boards, red lettering to spine and front cover, unpaginated, approx. 120pp, mainly full page, single sided, colour photos by Bulow taken in Akasaka, a residential and commercial district of Tokyo. One of only 300 copies printed
AS NEW (covers very faintly dusty)
1st editionHardcover
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William Barnes - A Selection of His Poems (Author's signed dedication copy)

Fyfield Books / Carcanet Press, South Hinksey
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) in brown boards, silver lettering to spine, 95pp. The book has a printed dedication to Olwyn Hughes (sister of Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath's literary executor) below which is an ink inscription from Robert Nye: 'For dear Olwyn at Christmas 1972 with love from Robert'. This book is from the private collection of Olwyn Hughes, who is a great fan of wood and coal fires - hence the tanning and slight coal fire odour.
A well preserved FINE copy (pages very slightly tanned, slight coal fire odour) in a slightly tanned VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (rear panel irregularly but mildly dusty)
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Blake's Innocence and Experience - A Study of the Songs and Manuscripts

J M Dent, London
Thick Octavo size (8vo) in blind embossed green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 301pp, plates, 4 full colour facsimiles, index etc. Colour printed prospectus sheet for this book and front inner flap of the original dust jacket loosely inserted
A well preserved VERY GOOD clean and tight copy (slight creasing to spine)
1st editionHardcover
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Arthur Boyd

Thames & Hudson, London
Thick, very heavy Quarto size (4to) in blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 288pp, 44 tipped-in colour plates, 134 b/w plates, bibliog, index etc
VERY GOOD, a well preserved clean and tight copy in a slightly edge-nicked VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Jose Parla - Broken Language (Haunch of Venison, London 8 February - 28 March 2013)

Haunch of Venison, London
Quarto size (4to) in white cloth backed colour printed boards, silver lettering to spine, 86pp, colour plates, etc
NEW copy
1st editionHardcover
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year - Portfolio Eight / 8

Fountain Press, Kingston Upon Thames
1st printing. Square Quarto size (4to) in brown faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 160pp, illustrated in colour throughout
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (minute and barely noticeable nick to bottom edge of front panel, looks new in its protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Henry VIII - Arms and the Man 1509 - 2009

Royal Armouries, Leeds
Large and very heavy Quarto size (4to) in black boards, gilt lettering to spine, 347pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates, bibliog, index etc. Sumptuously produced and very substantial book published to coincide with the exhibition 'Henry VIII - Dressed to Kill' at the Tower of London April 2009 - January 2010
NEW copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Spring - A Divertimento for the Piano Forte with An Accompaniment for the Flute - Composed and Dedicated to Miss West by T A Rawlings

Chappell & Co., 124 New Bond Street
Folio size, engraved title-page, blank verso with 13pp piano score only (score pages numbered 1 - 13), last page blank
FINE (spine very slightly - nicked no doubt once bound up with other sheet music, scattered pencilled fingering easily and very cleanly erased when tested)
Softcover
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Fantasia for the Piano Forte, with An Introductory Movement - Composed and Inscribed to Miss Stirling by William Dance - Musician in Ordinary to His Majesty

Chappell & Co, 124 New Bond Street, London
Folio size, sewn leaves thus: Engraved title-page, blank verso, 2nd blank page, 8 page piano score (pages numbered 2 - 9), blank rear cover. Initialled by the composer in ink on the title-page
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved clean and tight copy (spine slightly nicked - this copy clearly once bound up with other sheet music, some very mild offsetting between leaves, scattered pencilled fingering which was easily and cleanly erased when tested)
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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