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Noise and the Modern Office - A Book on Health, Comfort and Efficiency

Ecophon, 1998
Heavy Quarto size (4to). in boards, 151pp, illustrated in colour throughout, bibliography, index etc. Text in English throughout
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends and cover corner tips from shelving)
1st editionHardcover
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Life's a Knock-Out (Alt. spelling Knockout)

Hutchinson, London
Octavo size (8vo) in green faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 208pp, plates, index. Autobigraphy of the boxer and boxing promoter
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved, very clean and tight copy (some light foxing or tanning to leaves) in a lightly soiled but otherwise VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (half inch defection at head of spine panel, looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector). A nice copy of this scarce book.
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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John Hoyland - Works From the 1970s and 1980s (Nevill Keating Pictures, London 2006)

Nevill Keating Pictures, London
Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff glossy card covers 35pp, colour plates, etc
NEW copy (very faint bump to bottom corner tip of page-block from poor handling)
1st editionSoftcover
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Philip Sutton - Jacob Sutton - Father and Son Exhibition - An Exhibition of Paintings, Watercolours and Drawings (Albany Gallery, Cardiff 7 May - 6 June 1998 and Touring) SIGNED COPY

Threehands Productions
Quarto size (4to) in stiff card covers, unpaginated, approx. 44pp, plates in colour and b/w, etc. Inscribed 'Micheal / With love' and signed 'Claude, Jake, Phil & Heather' (the Sutton clan) on the blank verso of front cover
FINE, a well preserved and very clean and tight copy
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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Warhol's World (Hauser & Wirth, London 27 January - 11 March / Zwirner & Wirth, New York, 29 March - 29 April 2006)

Hauser & Wirth, London / Steidl, Gottingen
1st printing. Thick, heavy Octavo size (8vo). in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 317pp with fold-out index to pictures at rear. Text in English
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Paintings of Jamini Ray - Album of Art Treasures - Series Six

Indian Museum, Calcutta
Quarto size (4to) printed card folder with tipped on colour plate and string tie (as issued) containing 16pp booklet of text plus 12 large colour plates each mounted on captioned cards. Copies of this monograph are now quite scarce.
Contents are AS NEW, folder is VERY GOOD being a little tanned and creased
1st editionSoftcoverDustjacket
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Rivista Nacional de Arquitectura - Punto 65 - Arquitectura y Ciudad

Rivista Nacional de Arquitectura / Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo, Universidad Central de Venezuela
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff card covers, 144pp, colour plates, numerous illustrations in text, etc. Text in Spanish
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (covers very slightly marked, page-block edges slightly tanned)
1st editionSoftcover
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White Earth (Signed Copy of the 20th Birthday Edition)

Allen & Unwin, London
Octavo size (8vo) in decoratively black and white printed and blind embossed red cloth, 378pp. Signed by the author on a semi-opaque leaf adjacent to the title-page
AS NEW (covers very faintly dusty)
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Spans - Viaducts, Bridges and Walkways (Building Centre, London 24 July - 20 September 2008)

Building Centre, London
Square Quarto size (4to) in stiff card covers, 60pp on stiff art paper, colour plates (some folding) etc
AS NEW
1st editionSoftcover
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The Avicultural Magazine - Being the Journal of the Avicultural Society for the Study of British and Foreign Birds in Freedom and Captivity - Fourth Series. Vol X / Volume 10 January to December 1932

Stephen Austin & Sons, Hertford for the Avicultural Society
Heavy Octavo size (8vo). in green buckram, red backed gilt lettering to spine, page-block edges red-deckled. All 12 issues bound together in, 353pp, 10 colour plates on stiff card, b/w plates etc collated complete including all advert leaves, and the original green stiff paper front and rear covers to each of the 12 issues bound in at rear
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight volume (slight tanning to spine, top edge of page block slightly dusty. A very presentable binding and the contents are in excellent condition)
1st editionHardcover
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The Avicultural Magazine - Being the Journal of the Avicultural Society for the Study of British and Foreign Birds in Freedom and Captivity - Fourth Series. Vol VIII / Volume 8 January to December 1930

Stephen Austin & Sons, Hertford for the Avicultural Society
Heavy Octavo size (8vo). in green buckram, red backed gilt lettering to spine, page-block edges red-deckled. All 12 issues bound together in, 364pp, 11 colour plates on stiff card, b/w plates etc collated complete including all advert leaves, and the original green stiff paper front and rear covers to each of the 12 issues bound in at rear. Errata leaf tipped-in. This copy with the pencil signature of C H Hicks, the Avicultural Society's pathologist on the title page above his printed name
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight volume (head of spine very slightly worn, slight tanning to spine, top edge of page block slightly dusty. A very presentable binding and the contents are in excellent condition)
1st editionHardcover
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The Avicultural Magazine - Being the Journal of the Avicultural Society for the Study of British and Foreign Birds in Freedom and Captivity - Fifth Series. Vol III / Volume 3 January to December 1938

Stephen Austin & Sons, Hertford for the Avicultural Society
Heavy Octavo size (8vo). in green buckram, red backed gilt lettering to spine, page-block edges red-deckled. All 12 issues bound together in, 394pp, 9 colour plates on stiff card, b/w plates etc collated complete including all advert leaves, and the original green stiff paper front and rear covers to each of the 12 issues bound in at rear
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight volume (slight tanning to spine, top edge of page block slightly dusty. A very presentable binding and the contents are in excellent condition)
1st editionHardcover
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Documenta Urbana - Sichtbar Machen - Heft 2 - 1982

Druck+Verlag, Kassel
Elephant Folio size in colour printed stiff card covers, 92pp, numerous photos, plans etc in text. Text in German
A well preserved near FINE copy (pages slightly tanned, very slight splay to page-block fore corners
1st editionSoftcover
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The Avicultural Magazine - Being the Journal of the Avicultural Society for the Study of British and Foreign Birds in Freedom and Captivity - Fourth Series. Vol IX / Volume 9 January to December 1931

Stephen Austin & Sons, Hertford for the Avicultural Society
Heavy Octavo size (8vo). in green buckram, red backed gilt lettering to spine, page-block edges red-deckled. All 12 issues bound together in, 353pp, 10 colour plates on stiff card, b/w plates etc collated complete including all advert leaves, and the original green stiff paper front and rear covers to each of the 12 issues bound in at rear. This copy with the pencil signature of C H Hicks, the Avicultural Society's pathologist, on the title page above his printed name
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight volume (slight tanning to spine, top edge of page block slightly dusty. A very presentable binding and the contents are in excellent condition)
1st editionHardcover
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Forma Anthropologica - Estonia - Latvia - Lithuania (Talinn Art Hall Gallery 'Luum' 10. 1. - 2. 2. 1992 - 10 January - 2 February 1992)

Estonian Arts Union, Tallinn
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff glossy card covers. Unpaginated, approx. 50pp on glossy art paper, plates in colour and b/w, etc. 18 artists shown from the three countries. Text in English
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (slight shelf rub to cover edges)
1st editionSoftcover
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The Avicultural Magazine - Being the Journal of the Avicultural Society for the Study of British and Foreign Birds in Freedom and Captivity - Fourth Series. Vol XII / Volume 12 January to December 1934

Stephen Austin & Sons, Hertford for the Avicultural Society
Heavy Octavo size (8vo). in green buckram, red backed gilt lettering to spine, page-block edges red-deckled. All 12 issues bound together in, 348pp, 7 colour plates on stiff card, b/w plates etc collated complete including all advert leaves, and the original green stiff paper front and rear covers to each of the 12 issues bound in at rear
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight volume (slight tanning to spine, top edge of page block slightly dusty. A very presentable binding and the contents are in excellent condition)
1st editionHardcover
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The Avicultural Magazine - Being the Journal of the Avicultural Society for the Study of British and Foreign Birds in Freedom and Captivity - Fourth Series. Vol XIII / Volume 13 January to December 1935

Stephen Austin & Sons, Hertford for the Avicultural Society
Heavy Octavo size (8vo). in green buckram, red backed gilt lettering to spine, page-block edges red-deckled. All 12 issues bound together in, 353pp, index, colour plates on stiff card, b/w plates etc collated complete including all advert leaves, and the original green stiff paper front and rear covers to each of the 12 issues bound in at rear
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight volume (slight tanning to spine, top edge of page block slightly dusty. A very presentable binding and the contents are in excellent condition)
1st editionHardcover
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Shock Xpress 2

Titan Books, London
1st printing. Large Quarto size (4to) in stiff card covers, 124pp plus index. Plates in colour and b/w etc.
AS NEW
1st editionSoftcover
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The Avicultural Magazine - Being the Journal of the Avicultural Society for the Study of British and Foreign Birds in Freedom and Captivity - Fifth Series. Vol II / Volume 2 January to December 1937

Stephen Austin & Sons, Hertford for the Avicultural Society
Heavy Octavo size (8vo). in green buckram, red backed gilt lettering to spine, page-block edges red-deckled. All 12 issues bound together in, 389pp, 8 colour plates on stiff card, b/w plates etc collated complete including all advert leaves, and the original green stiff paper front and rear covers to each of the 12 issues bound in at rear
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight volume (small spot of very slight wear to head of spine, slight tanning to spine, top edge of page block slightly dusty. A very presentable binding and the contents are in excellent condition)
1st editionHardcover
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The Avicultural Magazine - Being the Journal of the Avicultural Society for the Study of British and Foreign Birds in Freedom and Captivity - Fifth Series Vol I / Volume 1 January to December 1936

Stephen Austin & Sons, Hertford for the Avicultural Society
Heavy Octavo size (8vo). in green buckram, red backed gilt lettering to spine, page-block edges red-deckled. All 12 issues bound together in, 360pp, 12 colour plates on stiff card, b/w plates etc collated complete including all advert leaves, and the original green stiff paper front and rear covers to each of the 12 issues bound in at rear
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight volume (hint of wear to head of spine, slight tanning to spine, top edge of page block slightly dusty. A very presentable binding and the contents are in excellent condition)
1st editionHardcover
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Wedgwood Counterpoint - Five Themes

Buten Museum of Wedgwood, Merion, Penn
Hardback Large heavy Quarto size (4to). 256pp, illus
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved clean and tight copy (private bookplate on front blank paste-down end-paper, spine slightly sunned)
1st editionHardcover
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Enfleshings - Helen Chadwick

Secker & Warburg, London
Extra Large Quarto size (4to). in bright yellow faux cloth, brown lettering to spine. 109pp, colour plates, etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (some slight shelf-rub to cover bottom edges) in a very near FINE complete Dust Jacket (3 very short and barely noticeable closed edge tears, looks new in its protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Stories - King's Cross

Kings Cross Central Limited Partnership, London
Thick, heavy Quarto size (4to). in illustrated stiff card covers, 210pp, illustrated in colour throughout. Published for the major re-development of Kings Cross station and the surrounding area
AS NEW
1st editionSoftcover
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Glenn Lewis - Bewilderness - The Origins of Paradise (Vancouver Art Gallery 2 December 1978 - 14 January 1979)

Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
Elephant Folio size in photo illustrated stiff glossy card covers, 64pp, illustrations in text, etc
A well preserved FINE copy (few spots of slight shelf rub to covers, page-block edges very slightly tanned)
1st editionSoftcover
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(No. 3 of) Three Sonatas for the Piano Forte or Harpsichord with Accompaniments for a Flute and Violoncello Opera XXII (Op 22 No. 3)

Lavenu & Mitchell, 26 New Bond Street, London
Folio size, engraved title-page with 6pp piano score only (score pages numbered 18 - 25), blank rear page
VERY GOOD (dis-bound, spine a little nicked and chipped- no doubt once bound up with other sheet music, scattered pencilled fingering easily and cleanly erased when tested)
Softcover
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Counterfeiting' Shakespeare - Evidence, Authorship and John Ford's Funerall Elegye

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
Heavy, large Octavo size (8vo). in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 568pp, index etc
NEW unread copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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(No. 2 of) Three Sonatas for the Piano Forte with Accompaniments for A Violin Or Flute and Violoncello - Composed and Dedicated to Miss Heysey by Muzio Clementi Op. 21 No. 2

Lavenu 26 New Bond Street, London
Folio size, engraved title-page with 7pp piano score only (score pages numbered 12 - 18)
VERY GOOD (dis-bound, spine a little nicked and chipped- no doubt once bound up with other sheet music, scattered pencilled fingering easily and cleanly erased when tested)
Softcover
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(No. 3 of) Three Sonatas for the Piano Forte with Accompaniments for A Violin Or Flute and Violoncello - Composed and Dedicated to Miss Heysey by Muzio Clementi Op. 21 No. 3

Lavenu 26 New Bond Street, London
Folio size, engraved title-page with blank verso, 7pp piano score only (score pages numbered 19 - 25) last page blank
VERY GOOD (dis-bound, spine a little nicked and chipped- no doubt once bound up with other sheet music, scattered pencilled fingering easily and cleanly erased when tested)
Softcover
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Pontormo - Catalogo Completo

Octavo Franco Cantini, Firenze
Quarto size (4to) in black cloth, white lettering to spine and front cover with colour plate on front cover (as issued). 159pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, etc. Text in Italian
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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The Aero Field - July 1945 - Volume 9 (New Series) No. 6

Francis J Field, Sutton Coldfield
Octavo size (8vo) in colour printed stiff paper wraps, pages numbered 114 to 132, plus single sheet printed catalogue 'Flown Cover Collections'. This is an original copy, not a facsimile
Covers slightly tanned else FINE, an extremely well preserved and very clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcover
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