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E Printz

Editions Du Regard, Paris
Large heavy 4to. in blind embossed thick black boards, 304pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates, illustrations in text, plans, bibliography etc. Dual text in French and English
An extremely 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)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Christopher Croft - paintings + drawings (One of 100 copies with an original etching)

Autoren Galerie 1, Munich
Published to coincide with the exhibition at Autoren Galerie 13 September 12 October 1991. Square 4to in stiff card covers, unpaginated, approx. 48pp on glossy art paper. No 54 of 100 signed copies with an original etching (numbered and signed by the artist in pencil. Image approx 14 x 15 cm on paper 21 x 21 cm) loosely inserted, as issued. Text in English and German
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an AS NEW stiff card glossy Dust Jacket - the etching is in mint condition
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A House for the Suburbs - Socially and Architecturally Sketched - with a prefatory glance at the great city (3rd and best edition)

Simpkin, Marshall, and Co, London
8vo in blind embossed green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 191pp, folding engraved frontispiece, folding plan, engravings and plans in text (some full page), index etc. 20pp publishers ads at rear. This copy collated complete
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight clearly unread copy (a few leaves still unopened, pages very slightly tanned). An excellent copy
Hardcover
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Decoration in Egyptian Tombs of the Old Kingdom - Studies in Orientation and Scene Content

KPI / Keegan Paul International, London
Thick, heavy 4to. in red faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 596pp, illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc plus 28pp b/w plates at rear
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (top edge of page block slightly dusty) in a FINE Dust Jacket but for a thin sliver of rub and wear to head of spine panel (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Anthropomorphic Figurines of Predynastic Egypt and Neolithic Crete with Comparative Material From the Prehistoric Near East and Mainland Greece (Royal Anthropological Institute - Occasional Paper No 24)

Andrew Szmild / Royal Anthropological Institute, London
Thick, heavy Quarto size (4to). in grey cloth, white design and lettering to spine and front cover, 530pp, numerous illustrations in text, plates section at rear, bibliography, index etc
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved clean and tight copy (covers slightly faded and a little rubbed on the spine, title-page irregularly tanned (due to sheet of paper left between pages), page-block edges a little dusty and slightly tanned)
1st editionHardcover
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Economy of Vegetation - by A Fellow of the Linnean Society

Relfe & Fletcher, London
8vo in an expertly restored contemporary plain green cloth binding, gilt lettering to spine, 175pp, 2 full page plates at rear, illustrations in text, this copy without the sometimes coloured decorative title-page, but otherwise complete
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (end-leaves and plates tanned, contemporary ink name on title-page, cloth spine almost invisibly repaired at spine ends)
1st editionHardcover
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Gazette des Beaux- Arts - Courrier Europeen de l'Art et de la Curiosite - Tome XXV / Vol / Volume 25 - Juillet - Decembre 1868

Gazette des Beaux-Arts, Paris
Thick, heavy Quarto size (4to). in later blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 572pp plus approx. 80pp of adverts at rear. All hors-texte plates present (including 1 chromolithograph) and with the original tissue guards
Spine and page-block edges a little dusty, pages slightly tanned else FINE, an otherwise well preserved, clean and tight copy
1st editionHardcover
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With An Eye to the Future (Signed Limited Edition)

John Murray, London
Octavo size (8vo) in cream buckram backed marbled paper boards, gilt lettering to spine, gilt device on front cover, top edge gilt, 156pp, full page illustrations in colour and b/w, line illustrations in text. No 88 of 100 copies signed by Lancaster with an additional illustration on a separate sheet loosely inserted (as issued) in a matching marbled paper covered slipcase
Spine slightly dusty else FINE, an otherwise well preserved and very clean and tight copy in a slightly tanned and slightly edge-rubbed slipcase
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Ikko Narahara - Showa Shashin Zenshigoto - Series 9 - The Complete Works (SIGNED COPY)

Asahi Shinbun Sha, Tokyo
Large heavy Quarto size (4to). in stiff card covers with colour printed glossy paper complete Dust Jacket and silver and black printed thick limp plastic over-wrapper with transparent window on the rear panel (i.e. the front cover). 160pp, mainly captioned photos in colour and b/w, brief text in Japanese. This copy inscribed to photo historian and writer Mark Holborn, and signed by Ikko Narahara (in English) in silver ink on the page facing the title-page
A well preserved FINE copy (few spots of slight shelf rub to cover edges) in FINE complete Dust Jackets
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Ends and Means (SIGNED COPY)

Hutchinson, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) in dark blue faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 254pp. Inscribed to 'Gillian and Richard / With every good wish' (being Gillian Tyndall the novelist and social historian) and signed by the author on the title-page
An extremely well preserved FINE copy (hint of tanning to top edges) in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (3 minute nicks to top edges, looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector)
Signed copy1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Tess Jaray - Thresholds (SIGNED COPY)

Royal Academy of Arts, London
Extra Large landscape Quarto size (4to) in dark red cloth, white lettering to spine and decoration to front cover (to a design by Jaray), 38pp, colour plates, etc. One of 275 copies printed, this one signed by Tess Jaray in pencil on the title-page
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A Brief History of Seven Killings (1st Edition and 1st Impression)

Oneworld, London
1st Impression. Thick, heavy 8vo in colour printed glossy boards, 688pp
NEW unread copy in NEW Dust Jacket
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Christopher Croft - Inner Lives - Selected Paintings (One of 100 copies with an original etching)

Kunst Oder Reklame, Munich
Published to coincide with the exhibition at Kunst Oder Reklame October 11 to December 11, 2002. Square 4to in colour printed stiff card covers, unpaginated, approx. 32pp on glossy art paper. No 28 of 100 signed copies with an original colour etching 'The Stagehand' (numbered, titled and signed by the artist in pencil. Image approx 10 x 12 cm on paper 21 x 21 cm) loosely inserted, as issued. Text in English, German and French
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy - the etching is in mint condition
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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J M Basquiat (Jean-Michel)

La Difference, Paris
Square 4to in fine black cloth, white lettering to spine and front cover, 157pp, finely printed colour plates, etc. Text in French . The first significant monograph on Basquiat. Enrici began writing it just before Basquiat's death and finished it not long after.
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (top edge of page block faintly dusty) in an AS NEW Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Negro Poets and Their Poems

Associated Publishers, Washington DC
1st printing. 8vo in green cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 285pp, portrait photos in text, indexes of authors and of titles at rear. This copy was inscribed (on the blank verso of the frontispiece) and presented to Rennie Smith (journalist, campaigner and Member of Parliament for Penistone, Yorkshire 1924 - 1931) by Washington members of the American Federation of Teachers in 1927
A nice, well preserved VERY GOOD+ clean and tight copy (spine lettering dulled, page-block edges a little tanned and very slightly dusty)
1st editionHardcover
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In A Strange Land (SIGNED COPY)

Hutchinson, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) in blue faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 261pp. Inscribed to 'Gillian and Richard / With every good wish' (being Gillian Tyndall the novelist and social historian) and signed by the author on the title-page
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends) in a slightly tanned but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket
Signed copy1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Mark Power - The Sound of Two Songs (SIGNED COPY)

Photoworks, Brighton
Folio in bright red cloth with black and white lettering and design to covers, 167pp, mainly very finely printed colour reproductions of Powers photos of Poland. Dual text in English and Polish. This copy signed by Mark Power on the half title leaf above his printed name
NEW copy
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Enrique Badulescu - Suenos (SIGNED COPY)

Daab, Cologne, London & New York
1st printing. Very large landscape 4to in blind embossed black cloth, unpaginated, approx. 150pp on stiff art paper, mainly full page colour photos (some foldout leaves). Inscribed on the title-page 'Big kiss, love, and a great time, Enrique' followed by a tiny heart and arrow sketch (no other inscriptions).
AS NEW in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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Ocular Language - Terry Fox - 30 Jahre reden und schreiben uber Kunst - 30 Years of speaking and writing about Art (SIGNED COPY with small ink sketch)

Gesellschaft fur Aktuelle Kunst (Salon Verlag), Bremen
Heavy, large Octavo size (8vo). in cream boards, 232pp, numerous illustrations in text, etc. Dual text in English and German, one of only 800 copies, this one inscribed and signed by Terry Fox on the half title leaf and facing page with a small ink sketch of a bone
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW very clean and tight copy
Signed copy1st editionHardcover
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Nuclear Art

Eric Diefenbronner, Stockholm
Large heavy 4to. in bright green cloth with red lettering to spine and red design by Enrico Baj who also provided artwork for the dust jacket and end-papers. 204pp on various types of paper, colour plates, illustrations in text, etc. Text in French, Italian and English
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW very clean and tight copy (slight tanning to the non-glossy leaves) in a very near FINE complete Dust Jacket (thin sliver of wear to head of spine panel, barely noticeable short closed tear to bottom edge of front panel) in a near FINE printed clear plastic over-wrapper (slight chipping to spine ends and corner tips). A very nice copy
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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A View of Venice (SIGNED by Lord Snowdon and Derek Hart)

Olivetti, Turin
1st printing. Large landscape 4to. in the publishers' original colour printed plastic coated boards with black faux leather spine (as issued). Unpaginated, approx. 120pp on thick art paper, text in English and Italian, but mainly captioned colour photos by Snowdon. This copy signed and inscribed to by both Snowdon and Hart on the half title leaf (as Tony and Derek) to Ruth Holden (aka Ruth Lynam the journalist) and her husband David who were friends of Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon, and well known to many prominent artists and photographers on the London scene of the 50s to 90s
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (faint spot of shelf rub to cover corner tips, text leaves very slightly tanned)
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Embarquement Pour l'Image - Une Ecole du Regard (Antike Kunst Beiheft 20)

L'Association Des Amis De L'Art Antique, Basel
Thick, heavy 4to. in colour printed glazed boards, 287pp, plus 80pp plates in colour and b/w, at rear. Text in French
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Human Folly - to Disarm Or Perish?

Victor Gollancz, London
8vo in dark blue cloth, light blue lettering to spine, 221pp. This copy belonged to P M S Blackett and has his signature on the front blank fly-leaf (no other inscriptions or markings). During WW2 Patrick (later Lord) Brackett worked with Henry Tizard on radar and was a member of the Brisith Maud Committee where he strongly promoted working with the US to build an atomic bomb, which ultimately led to the formation of Manhattan Project. He was awarded the 1948 Nobel Prize in Physics, for his investigation of cosmic rays using his invention of the counter-controlled cloud chamber. Along with Einstein and Robert Oppenheimer, Blackett became a noted campaigner against the use and further development of nuclear weapons.
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved and very clean and tight copy (gilt spine lettering dulled, page-block edges slightly tanned) in a slightly dusty and slightly foxed but otherwise VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Gilbert & George - the Complete Pictures 1971 - 1985 (SIGNED COPY)

Rizzoli, New York
1st printing. Large heavy Quarto size (4to) in colour printed glossy card covers. 270pp, colour plates, etc. Inscribed 'Lots of Love from' and signed by both Gilbert and George on the front blank fly-leaf (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (few spots of slight shelf rub to cover edges)
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Morning Flight - A Book of Wildfowl (SIGNED COPY)

Country Life, London
4to in green cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover 138pp, colour portrait frontispiece plus 15 other full page colour plates and 46 mainly full page b/w plates. This copy signed in ink by Peter Scott on the second blank on fly-leaf.
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (few spots of very slight foxing to page-block edges) in a slightly dusty and lightly edge-chipped but otherwise VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (3 short closed edge tears, looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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The Garden City - A Study in the Development of A Modern Town

Printed in the Garden City At the Temple Press, and Published by J M Dent & Sons, London
Heavy, large 8vo. in decoratively gilt and black printed pale blue cloth, 329pp, colour frontispiece, 3 full page colour plates, 140 other photo and line illustrations (including maps and plans), tables, index etc. On the building and ethos of Letchworth, the worlds first garden city.
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean, bright and tight copy (some very slight foxing to covers and page-block edges). An excellent copy
1st editionHardcover
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Alexander Volkov - of Sand and Silk (Christie's, London 4 - 21 September 2012)

Christie's, London
Large heavy 4to. in brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 197pp on thick art paper, colour plates, etc. Dual text in Russian and English
NEW unread copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Maclehose Press / Quercus, London
1st printing. Thick, heavy 8vo. in red boards silver lettering to spine, 532pp
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW Dust Jacket. An excellent fault free copy
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Tracey Emin (SIGNED COPY)

Tate Publishing, London
Large 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 121pp, colour plates, etc. This copy signed by Tracey Emin on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips)
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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The Eighteenth -Century Novel - Vol / Volume 6 - 7 (Celebratory Volume - Essays in Honor of John Richetti)

Ams Press, New York
Thick, heavy Octavo size (8vo). in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 645pp, some illustrations in text
NEW copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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