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Restauracion del Santuario de Atotonilco - Patrimonio Mundial / Restoration at the Sanctuary of Atotonilco World Heritage Site

Ediciones La Rana / Instituto Estatal de la Cultura de Guanajuato, Mexico
Large, very heavy 4to in blind embossed brown cloth covered boards, 302pp on thick art paper, colour plates, bibliography, index etc. Dual text in English and Spanish
Almost AS NEW (minute bump to bottom corner tip of front cover) in a very slightly edge-rubbed but otherwise FINE Dust Jacket (looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector)
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Peter Blake (Tate Gallery, London 9 February - 20 March 1983) With SIGNED PRINT

Tate Gallery, London
Square 4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 136pp, colour plates, bibliography, etc. PLUS 'The Owl & the Pussycat', signed print in its original envelope, and the booklet 'Explanations & Thoughts Toward my Exhibition' both in very fine as new condition and both loosely inserted (as issued)
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (cover spine and page-block edges very slightly tanned)
1st editionSoftcover
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Important Early Chinese Ceramics Archaic Bronzes Sculpture Silver and Lacquer From the Works of Art Collection of the British Rail Pension Fund London (Sotheby's, London Auction Catalogue 12 December 1989)

Sotheby's, London
Large 4to. in green cloth covered boards, silver lettering to spine and front cover, unpaginated, approx. 160pp on glossy art paper, 96 lots all or most illustrated in colour (some folding)
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in a very faintly edge-creased but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks new in its removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Drinkers of the Wind - the Arabian Horse - Mystery History and Magic

Thames & Hudson, London
1st printing. Large, very heavy 4to in green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 256pp on thick glossy art paper, map, colour plates, illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc.
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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A Painter of Our Time

Secker & Warburg, London
1st printing. 8vo in light brown cloth, black lettering to spine. 238pp, frontispiece after Peter Peri, jacket artwork by Peter de Francia. Booker prize-winner's first novel. This copy belonged to the Anglo-German art dealer Angela Hackelsberger and has her small elegant name stamp to the front blank fly-leaf along with original small neat ink inscription at the bottom edge presenting the book to her.
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (top edge of page block faintly dusty, hint of tanning to leaves) in a FINE complete Dust Jacket (rear panel very slightly dusty, hint of shelf rub front top flap fold corner tip and spine panel ends, looks fine in its removable transparent protector). An excellent copy
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Annie Leibovitz - Pilgrimage (SIGNED COPY)

Random House, New York
1st printing. Thick, heavy 4to. blind embossed thick linen covered boards, 244pp on thick art paper, colour plates, etc. Inscribed and signed by Annie Leibovitz on the half title leaf (no other inscriptions)
NEW copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket with the original promotional wrap-around band to dust jacket
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Christina Ruiz - La Pintora Del Amor / The Painter of Love / Le Peintre de l'Amour (SIGNED COPY)

Christina Ruiz, Mexico City
Large heavy 4to. in blind embossed blue cloth covered boards, unpaginated, approx. 220pp on glossy art paper, colour plates, etc. Parallel text in Spanish, French and English . Inscribed and signed by Christina Ruiz on the 2nd blank fly-leaf.
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Ana Tzarev - Exposed (Saatchi Gallery, London 18 May - 16 June 2012) (SIGNED COPY)

Saatchi Gallery, London
Extra Large Quarto size (4to). in black cloth with pasted paper label to front cover and thin paper strip to spine (as issued), 116pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates, etc. This copy inscribed 'Best wishes' and signed by Tzarev on the half title leaf (no other inscriptions)
AS NEW
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Piccadilly Circus Future Development - Proposals for A Comprehensive Development by the Planning Consultant Sir William Holford March 1962

London County Council, London
Foolscap quarto size (4to) in stiff card covers. 20pp text plus frontispiece, 4pp plates and 3 leaf folding plan and elevation at rear. The plates show 7 views of models for Holford's proposals for the regeneration of Piccadilly Circus which are largely archetypal late 50's modernist in style, but with some very futurist features including a 'Vertical Feature' (sic) multi-storey tower, fountain cum ice rink, and a hotel with roof design reminiscent of Robert Matthew's Commonwealth Insitute. Perhaps fortunately none of his building proposals went any further than the drawing board, but his plans for the partial pedestrianisation and street layout closely resemble the actual redevelopment carried out in the early 1990's
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (covers slightly tanned)
1st editionSoftcover
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Fantasy for Flute

Published by the Author, Camden, London
Quarto size (4to) in sewn stiff card covers, 8pp poem with cover illustration and two full page drawings by William Roberts
FINE, a well preserved clean and tight copy (covers slightly tanned and dusty, tiny specks of shelf rub to cover corner tips). An excellent copy of a scarce item
1st editionSoftcover
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The Road to Tir Na N' Og - the Journal of A Psychedelic Archaeologist (SIGNED COPY)

Grooved Ware
4to in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 78pp, plates in colour and b/w, line drawing etc. DVD in pocket at rear. This copy is numbered 52 of 111 copies and signed by the author.
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unmarked copy, DVD also AS NEW
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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Beginning to End (SIGNED COPY)

Hutchinson, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) in pale yellow faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 233pp. Inscribed to 'Gillian and Richard / With love' (being Gillian Tyndall the novelist and social historian) and signed by the author on the title-page
A well preserved FINE barely read copy (pages slightly tanned, thin sliver of very slight creasing to bottom edge of spine) in a faintly edge-creased BUT otherwise almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (spine panel very slightly sunned, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Married Past Redemption (SIGNED COPY)

Hutchinson, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) in green faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 266pp. 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 copy (pages slightly tanned, thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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HRH the Prince of Wales and the Royal Shakespeare Company (commemorative book for) An Evening to Celebrate the Works of William Shakespeare - Thursday 28th October 1993 (at) Buckingham Palace

HRH the Prince of Wales, London
Tall 4to in boards with printed dust jacket, marbled end-papers, unpaginated, approx. 40pp on stiff art paper, includes text for selections from Shakespeare, Tom Stoppard, Cole Porter and Bernard Levin which were performed on the night, intro By Prince Charles. PLUS loosely inserted typed letter signed by Sir Geoffrey Cass and Adrian Noble to critic Irving Wardle who attended the event at Buckingham Palace on 28th October 1993. One of a very small edition made for presentation By Prince Charles and the Royal Shakespeare Company to selected guests.
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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The Cambrian Company - Swansea Pottery in London 1806 - 1808 (SIGNED COPY)

Jonathan Gray, England
Thick, heavy 4to. in grey boards, gilt lettering to spine, 377pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates, bibliography, index etc. Limited first edition of 750 copies. Inscribed and signed by author on the title-page
NEW unread copy in NEW Dust Jacket
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Joseph Beuys - Dernier Espace Avec Introspecteur 1964-1982 (SIGNED COPY) Anthony d'Offay, London March - May 1982

Anthony d'Offay, London
85. Square Quarto size (4to) in photo illustrated stiff card covers. Unpaginated, approx. 44pp, plates etc. Signed by Beuys in grey pencil on the front cover
VERY GOOD, a well preserved clean and tight copy (covers slightly rubbed and dusty)
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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Highgate Cemetery - Photographs by John Swannell (SIGNED HARDCOVER COPY)

Friends of Highgate Cemetery Trust, London / Hurtwood Press, Oxted
1st printing. Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff boards, unpaginated, approx. 88pp, mainly finely printed full page colour photos. This is one of a very few hardback copies made for the photographer. This copy is inscribed and signed by Swannell (as John) on the half title leaf
Almost AS NEW (slight bumping to bottom corner tips from poor handling)
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The Rhinegold and the Valkyrie

William Heinemann, London
Thick, heavy 4to. in gilt embossed tan cloth, gilt lettering to spine, illustrated end-papers, 159pp plus 34 tipped in colour plates mounted on stiff card and each with printed tissue guard (including the frontispiece), plus line illustrations in text, all by Rackham
A well preserved near FINE clean, bright and tight unmarked copy (pages slightly tanned, thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends, very slight and gentle kink to top fore-corner of page block). A nice copy, collated complete.
1st editionHardcover
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Ryan McGinley

Index Books, New York
Octavo size (8vo) in colour printed card covers. Unpaginated, approx. 70pp, mainly colour photos
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips)
Softcover
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Love in Earnest - Some Notes on the Lives and Writings of English 'Uranian' Poets From 1880-1930

Routledge & Keegan Paul, London
1st printing. Large Octavo size (8vo) in pale yellow faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 280pp, plates, bibliog, index etc
A well preserved near FINE unmarked and little used clean and tight copy (covers faintly dusty, slight tanning to edges)
1st editionHardcover
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John Moore - Undocumented - Immigration and the Militarization of the United States - Mexico Border (SIGNED COPY)

Powerhouse Books, Brooklyn / Getty Images
1st printing. Extra Large 4to. in dark grey cloth, black lettering to spine and front cover, 192pp on thick art paper, mainly finely printed captioned colour photos by the Pullitzer Prize winning photographer, this copy being signed by him on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
NEW unmarked copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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The Grand Duke or The Statutory Duel (First Edition of the Piano & Vocal Score)

Chappell and Co., London
Quarto size (4to) in contemporary, gilt ruled full dark blue leather over limp boards, gilt lettering to spine, red deckled page-block edges. Sullivan signature stamp to title-page, cast list for first performance, full piano score with vocals, 166pp. The blank page margins have been trimmed slightly for binding
Thin sliver of very slight wear to spine ends, light rub to cover corner tips else FINE, a well preserved, very clean and tight copy
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Dr Ox's Experiment and Master Zacharius (Author's Illustrated Edition)

Sampson Low Marston Searle and Rivington, London
Octavo size (8vo) in printed card wrappers, 190pp, 16pp publishers ads at rear (dated April 1876) plus advert end-papers. frontispiece, plus 12 other full page plates
GOOD+ (some loosening between sewn sections, grey cloth flour pasted (or similar) over spine as repair or strengthening with ink title to spine (examination under very bright light shows most of the original printed spine is still present below the tape), small defection to bottom corner tip of front cover, covers rubbed and dusty, aside from some very mild foxing the leaves are otherwise clean)
1st editionSoftcover
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Painting and History During the French Restoration - Abandoned by the Past

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
Heavy Quarto size (4to) in burgundy cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 269pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW very clean and tight copy in an almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (tiny nick to top edge of rear panel looks new in its removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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The Ministry of Fear - An Entertainment

Heinemann, London.
1st printing. 8vo in publisher's original pale yellow cloth, 236pp
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved clean and tight copy (spine dusty, covers only slightly so, page-block edges tanned, tiny dark spot on fore-edge of front - an imperfection to the wartime paper stock)
1st editionHardcover
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A Book of Not Knowing When We Are Going to Die or Grow up and of Only Knowing a Little Bit (Artists book)

Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Alberta
Large Octavo size (8vo) in yellow cloth, black lettering to spine. Pages numbere 1 to xi plus 300 pages of which only pp 1 to 23 and pp 259 are printed and numbered (as issued). Published to coincide with the exhibition Bookworks and Audiotapes (Southern Alberta Art Gallery, February 6 - 28 1982). Only a small pnumber were printed and copies, especially those in nice condition, are hard to come by.
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
1st editionHardcover
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Jeroglific - Apunts per un llibre de poemes (SIGNED COPY with ink sketch)

Aleu, Barcelona
Square Quarto size (4to) in black faux leather covered boards with white lettering (as issued). Unpaginated, approx. 200pp, illustrated in colour and b/w. Inscribed copy signed and dated by Verges Grau with sketch by him in ink on fly-leaf. Text in Catalan
An AS NEW copy
Signed copy1st editionHardcover
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Fair Game

Macmillan, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) in faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 219pp
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (pages only slightly tanned) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. Rarely found in such excellent condition.
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Ryan McGinley - Olympic Swimmers (Boxed Set)

Opening Ceremony / Ryan McGinley, New York
1st Printing, 1st issue. 16 gloss colour photos housed in a gilt embossed white glossy card box. Published by McGinley, each photograph is printed on art card, approx 4 x 5 inches, and are a portfolio depicting Athens Olympic swimmers in action during August 2004, commissioned by the New York Times Magazine for publication that August. Each print has the copyright date of August 2004 printed on the reverse, but these sets of boxed prints were not produced until 2006 when 500 copies were made in an unnumbered edition.
NEW in NEW box (hint of tanning to box)
1st editionHardcover
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Superstructure (SIGNED COPY)

Harper Collins, London
Extra large landscape quarto size (4to) in blind embossed grey faux cloth, black lettering to spine 195pp plus 13pp team list, mainly colour & b/w photos taken throughout the construction of the London Dome (now called the O2. Signed (without inscription) by Mark Power on the title-page
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket
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