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The Task

Martin Secker, London
1st printing. 8vo in dark olive faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 202pp. Authors rare first novel
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an almost AS NEW complete and priced Dust Jacket (hint of tanning to inner flaps, looks new in its protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Troika Pottery St Ives

Carol Cashmore, Brentwood
Large Octavo size (8vo) in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 110pp text including index, list of marks and scale drawings of standard shapes, plus 52 plates in colour and b/w at rear
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (faint hint of tanning to leaves)
1st editionSoftcover
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George Shaw - What I Did this Summer (Ikon Gallery 29 - 14 September 2003 and Touring)

Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
4to in colour printed glossy boards (as issued), 59pp on glossy art paper, colour plates (1 folding), etc.
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
1st editionHardcover
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Cholula - Reporte Preliminar

Editorial Nueva Antropologia, Mexico
Thick, heavy 4to. in stiff card covers, variously paginated approx. 220pp in total, includes many photos, maps plans diagrams etc. Text in Spanish. Messmacher was director of the site for the first part of the third main phase of excavations begun in 1966, but left shortly after this preliminary report was published. A short typed letter (in English) and signed by Messmacher is loosely inserted
A well preserved about FINE clean and tight copy (few spots of slight shelf rub to cover edges, pages very slightly tanned)
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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Vernacular Heritage and Earthen Architecture - Contributions for Sustainable Development (Proceedings of CIAV 2013 / 7th ATP / Versus, Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal, 16 - 20 October 2013)

Crc Press / Taylor & Francis, London
Thick, heavy 8vo in colour plates, boards, 868pp, numerous illustrations, maps and plans in text, author index PLUS CD-ROM in pocket at rear (as issued)
NEW copy (slight crease to spine ends)
1st editionHardcover
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Keith Pattison - No Redemption (SIGNED COPY)

Flambard Press, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Landscape 4to in photo illustrated stiff card covers, 100pp on stiff art paper, mainly finely printed photos of the miners and wider community at Easington Colliery taken by Pattinson during the 1984 miners' strike. This copy is signed by Keith Pattison on the title-page. Published in a small edition and now scarce
An AS NEW copy
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The Autobiography of A Thief

Bantam Press., London
Autobiography of the 'Great Train Robbery' gang member. Large 8vo in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 399pp, with photos. This copy evocatively inscribed 'To Sue / C'est La Vie' and signed by Reynolds on the title-page all in black ink
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (pages tanned) in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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London Promenade (SIGNED COPY)

The Studio, London
Large Quarto size (4to). in cream linen backed decorative paper covered boards with black leather panelled gilt lettering to spine (only a few copies of this more expensive variant binding were made by the publishers). 134pp, full page plates in colour and b/w, line illustrations in text, all by William Gaunt. Elegantly inscribed, 'My period ! With best wishes to Henric Unger', signed and dated in ink by Gaunt on the front blank fly-leaf. Books inscribed or signed by Gaunt are uncommon.
A well preserved VERY GOOD+ copy (small spot of wear to cover corner tips, spine a little dusty, page-block edges slightly tanned)
Signed copy1st editionHardcover
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Kamal Joumblatt - Images D'un Destin (Signed by Walid Joumblatt)

Almassar, Beirut
Extra Large Quarto size (4to). in blind embossed black cloth, white lettering to spine, 224pp. An illustrated biography of the assassinated Lebanese politician, text in French. This copy has been inscribed 'In one part of the world we have a kind of Political Alzheimers' and is signed by Walid Joumblatt (Kamal Joumblatt's son and Lebanese Druze leader). There are no other inscriptions
AS NEW in a faintly shelf rubbed but otherwise AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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William Blake - The Book of Thel

William Blake Society, London
1st Edition Thus. Quarto size (4to) in cream cloth-backed boards with ornate red and black printed paper label to front cover. Portrait frontispiece with tissue guard and woodcut title page by W R Kean both printed in red, yellow silk ribbon page marker, text printed in upper-case and on one side of each leaf. One of only 30 copies on hand-made paper by Ernest A Newson
VERY GOOD, a well preserved, clean and tight copy (bottom cover corner tips slightly worn, very mild signs of bookplate removal from front paste-down, small inscription to top corner of front blank fly-leaf)
1st editionHardcover
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Gilbert and George - a portrait (SIGNED COPY)

Harper Collins, London
Large Octavo size (8vo) in black faux cloth, white lettering to spine. 240pp, plates in colour and b/w, index etc. Inscribed 'With lots of love' and signed by both Gilbert and George (no other inscription) on title-page
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (pages very faintly tanned) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket, an excellent copy
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Troika Pottery St Ives

Carol Cashmore, Brentwood
Large Octavo size (8vo) in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 110pp text including index, list of marks and scale drawings of standard shapes, plus 52 plates in colour and b/w at rear
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (tiny crease to top corner tip of front cover). An excellent copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Carlo Bertocci (SIGNED COPY with ink sketch)

Il Polittico
1st printing. Extra Large 4to. in blue boards, silver lettering to spine, and front cover, 109pp on thick art paper, colour plates, etc. Dual text in English and Italian Inscribed and signed by Carlo Bertocci on the 2nd blank fly-leaf with a small ink sketch of a snail and candle
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (barely noticeable and neatly repaired short closed tear to top edge of rear panel, looks new in its protector)
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Historical Maps of the Town of Valencia 1704 - 1910

Valencia City Council, Valencia
Extra large landscape Folio size (approx 14 x 18 inches) in cream faux leather binding with embossed red lettering to spine and front cover, 162pp plus contents lists at rear, 66 full page plates finely reproduced in their original colours, each with detailed notes, bibliography at rear. Text in English throughout. One of 500 copies printed
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (tiny speck of soil to top edge of page block) in an faintly tanned but otherwise AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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K Foundation Burn A Million Quid (First Printing)

Ellipsis, London
Correct 1st Edition, first issue. Square Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff card, folded self wrappers. 249pp, colour plates, etc
an extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy
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Entry Into Jerusalem (SIGNED COPY)

Hutchinson, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 172pp. Inscribed to 'Gillian and Richard / With love' (being Gillian Tyndall the novelist and social historian) and signed by the author on the title-page
An extremely well preserved FINE barely read copy (pages slightly tanned) in a slightly tanned but otherwise almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Goi - I'm So Fast, Babe! I'm A Skateborder (Peter Goi) SIGNED COPY

Christian Marinotti, Milan / Pari & Dispari Project, Berlin
Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 95pp, colour plates, etc. Dual text in English and German. This copy with long inscription and signed by Peter Goi on the front end-paper
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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The Book of Shrigley (SIGNED COPY)

Chronicle Books, San Francisco
1st printing. Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed thick card covers with white printed black cloth spine, 221pp, red silk page-marker, colour and line illustrations etc throughout. Signed (with no other inscription) by Shrigley on title-page and dated by him 2005
An AS NEW copy (very slight flat crease to bottom corner tip of front cover)
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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Valley of Decision (SIGNED COPY)

Hutchinson, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) in tan faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 213pp. Inscribed to 'Gillian and Richard / With love' (being Gillian Tyndall the novelist and social historian) and signed by the author on the title-page
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (pages slightly tanned) in a faintly tanned but otherwise AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Blind Understanding (SIGNED COPY)

Hutchinson, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) in green faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 159pp. 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 (pages slightly tanned, top edge of page block slightly dusty) in a very faintly tanned but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector)
Signed copy1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Framework Houses of the Siegen Industrial Region

Schirmer / Mosel, Munich
Heavy Square Quarto size (4to) in white paper covered boards, black lettering to spine, 17pp text in English plus 350 finely printed plates
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (hint of tanning to edges, tiny slight bump to top edge of rear cover) in a tanned and edge-nicked VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket with small chip to top corner of front panel (looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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La Ceramique Contemporaine

Compagnie des Arts Photomecaniques, Paris
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 104pp, numerous plates (some in colour). An excellent survey of contemporary modern ceramics. Text in French
A well preserved FINE unread copy (spine and cover edges a little tanned)
1st editionSoftcover
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Highgate Cemetery - Photographs by John Swannell (SIGNED COPY)

Friends of Highgate Cemetery Trust London / Hurtwood Press, Oxted
1st printing. Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, unpaginated, approx. 88pp, mainly finely printed full page colour photos. This copy signed by John Swannell on the front fly-leaf
NEW copy
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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Vagram Gajfedjian 1879 - 1960

Tigran Mets
Heavy Folio in cream faux leather covered boards, 239pp on thick art paper, chronology, colour plates, etc. Text in Russian, Armenia and English
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Walk on - From Richard Long to Janet Cardiff - 40 Years of Art Walking (touring exhibition)

Art Editions North, University of Sunderland
1st printing. Large landscape Quarto size (4to). in photo illustrated stiff card covers, 133pp, colour plates, etc.
NEW unread copy
1st editionSoftcover
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Natura Mirabilis - Opera Dipinta da Gianpistone (1986 - 1990) *** SIGNED COPY ***

Bulzoni, Roma
Extra Large 4to. in green faux cloth covered boards, 56pp text in English and Italian plus 28 full page colour plates (printed one side only). Exhibition catalogue for / catalogo di mostra Complesso Monumentale di San Michele a Ripa, 15 Febbraio - 17 Marzo 1990. Inscribed and signed by Gianpistone on the half title leaf
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (covers a little sunned) in a slightly tanned but otherwise FINE Dust Jacket
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The Buried Giant (SIGNED COPY)

Faber & Faber, London
1st printing and correct 1st issue with the plain unprinted page-block edges (some later copies had black printed page-block edges). 8vo in grey boards, gilt lettering to spine, 345pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
NEW unread copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
Signed copy1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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States - Photographs by Christopher Griffith (SIGNED COPY)

Power House Books., New York
Large folio in blind embossed grey cloth, unpaginated, approx. 180pp on thick glossy art paper, mainly photos (some folding). This copy signed by Christopher Griffith on the 2nd blank front end-paper with his studio stamp to the bottom right corner
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (very slight push or bump to top corner tips in an almost AS NEW Dust Jacket (short closed tear to bottom edge of rear panel, professionally repaired on verso with archival paper, looks new in its protector)
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Sexual Behaviour in the Human Female

W. B. Saunders, Philadelphia and London
1st printing. Thick, large and heavy 8vo in red cloth, 842pp, index etc
VERY GOOD, a well preserved clean and tight copy of the scarce first printing (spine and cover margins a little faded or sunned, page-block edges tanned and slightly dusty)
1st editionHardcover
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Carel Fabritius - Complete Edition with A Catalogue Raisonne

Phaidon, Oxford
Large heavy 4to. in light tan cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 168pp, plates, catalogue raisonne of accepted, attributed and rejected works, documentation, bibliography, essay on decorative painting in 17th century Holland
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in a faintly edge-creased and faintly tanned but otherwise AS NEW Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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