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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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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
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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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Bulgari - 125 Years of Italian Magnificence - Grand Palais (First printing of the English edition)

Skira, Milano / Thames & Hudson, London / Rizzoli, New York
1st printing. Large and very heavy Square 4to in gold cloth covered boards, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 387pp on stiff glossy art paper, colour plates, numerous colour illustrations in text, chronology, bibliography etc. Chronological gazetteer of over 550 individual items of jewellery at rear, each one illustrated and fully described. Text in English throughout
NEW copy in NEW Dust Jacket with an almost AS NEW slip-case (some faint shelf rub)
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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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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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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
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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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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 removable transparent protector)
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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 removable transparent protector)
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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
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Damien Hirst - The Cancer Chronicles (SIGNED FIRST EDITION)

Other Criteria, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) in stiff glossy card covers, 36pp. First printing of Hirst's poetry done to accompany his White Cube exhibition 'Romance in the Age of Uncertainty'. This copy boldly signed by Hirst in black ink on the title-page. This first printing of 2003 was of about 1200 machine numbered copies (no one at Other Criteria has been able to give a precise figure). Of these about 200 were signed, but not all at once, as Hirst would sign a fresh bunch every now and again until stocks dried up. Hence also why some are done in black ink and others in red.
NEW unread copy
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Don Quixote De La Mancha Vol III (of four)

Printed for T. Mclean, London
8vo in nicely bound in modern red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, red deckle edges. xii + 370pp. 6 finely hand coloured full page engravings here first printed (frontispiece, and 5 bound in text)
Some very mild scattered foxing else FINE, a well preserved and very clean and tight copy
1st editionHardcover
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Don Quixote De La Mancha Vol II (of four)

Printed for T. Mclean, London
8vo in nicely bound in modern red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, red deckle edges. xii + 403pp. 6 finely hand coloured full page engravings here first printed (frontispiece, and 5 bound in text)
Some very mild scattered foxing else FINE, a well preserved and very clean and tight copy
1st editionHardcover
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The Young Einstein - the Advent of Relativity

Adam Higler, Bristol & Boston
Large 8vo in brown faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 255pp, plates, index etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy in a near FINE complete Dust Jacket (3 minute edge nicks and one very small chip to head of front panel, looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Stealing Beauty - British Design Now (ICA / Institute of Contemporary Arts, London 3 April - 23 May 1999

ICA / Institute of Contemporary Arts in association with Perrier-Jouet, London
4to in plastic ring-bound colour printed stiff card covers, 104pp on various weights and types of paper plus 8 colour printed interleaved inserts and rear colophon card
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcover
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L'oro di Valadier - Un genio nella Roma del Settecento (Villa Medici 29 Gennaio - 8 Aprile 1997)

Fratelli Palombi, Roma
Large heavy 4to. In colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 266pp on glossy art paper, colour plates, illustrations in text,, bibliography etc. Text in Italian
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (few spots of slight tanning to page-block fore-edge)
1st editionSoftcover
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Anne Redpath 1895 - 1965 - her life and work

Bourne Fine Art, Edinburgh
1st printing. Large 4to. in black cloth gilt lettering to spine, 112pp, colour plates, etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (inscription on blank verso of front fly-leaf) in an AS NEW price-clipped Dust Jacket. An unusually nice copy of this elusive monograph.
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Josep Domenech - Meditations / Meditaciones (Signed Limited Edition with Signed Print)

Washington Green Fine Art Publishers, Birmingham
Square 4to in thick Japanese Vellum covered boards, gilt embossed lettering to spine and front cover, 96pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates (some folding), etc. No 162 of 480 signed copies, complete with loosely inserted as new large envelope containing a signed print on thick handmade laid paper (approx. 22 x 22 cm)
The book is AS NEW in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket, all housed within a sturdy colour printed slip-case
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Don Quixote De La Mancha Vol IV (of four)

Printed for T. McLean, London
8vo in nicely bound in modern red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, red deckle edges. xiii + 440pp. 6 finely hand coloured full page engravings here first printed (frontispiece, and 5 bound in text)
Some very mild scattered foxing else FINE, a well preserved and very clean and tight copy
1st editionHardcover
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Tony Blair in His Own Words (SIGNED COPY)

Politicos, London
Octavo size (8vo) in burgundy faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 281pp, index. This copy inscribed and signed by Tony Blair on the front blank fly-leaf in thick black ink
NEW unread copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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Science and Culture (Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 231)

Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Boston and London
Heavy Octavo size (8vo). in glazed colour printed boards (as issued), 416pp, bibliography, index
NEW unread copy (thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends)
1st editionHardcover
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Elements of Physics Or Natural Philosophy, General and Medical (etc.)Volume I (3rd Edition 1828) and Volume II Part I Heat and Light (1st Edition 1829) Bound as one

Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, London
Both volumes bound together, thick, heavy 8vo in half brown leather, raised bands and gilt decorations and lettering to spine, marbled boards, page-block edges and end-papers. Volume I - xlviii + 647pp, Volume II Part I - viii + 320pp . This was all that was published of Arnott's Elements of Physics or Natural Philosophy
A well preserved clean and tight VERY GOOD+ copy (cover corner tips and spine ends very slightly worn or rubbed, 2 aged ink names on title-page. A nice copy
1st editionHardcover
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Henry Moore - Critical Essays

Ashgate, Aldershot
Large 8vo in white faux cloth, black lettering to spine. 266pp, plates, index etc.
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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War and Peace - Ottoman - Polish Relations in the 15th 19th Centuries (Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts, Istanbul June 29 - September 20 1999)

Turkish Republic Ministry of Culture,general Directorate of Monuments and Museums, Istanbul
Thick, very heavy 4to in colour printed stiff card covers, 462pp, colour plates, bibliography etc. Text in English throughout. PLUS loosely inserted typed letter about the exhibition to a member of the British Embassy in Ankara, from and signed by Kaya Turgut.
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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Angelo Tassi - Paesaggi Dell' Anima (SIGNED COPY)

Nuovi Sentieri, Belluno.
Large 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 124pp on thick glossy art paper, numerous illustrations etc. Dual text in English and Italian. Inscribed and signed by Angelo Tassi on the front blank fly-leaf
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy
Signed copy1st editionSoftcover
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The Vagary Papers

Remington, London
Two volumes bound as one, 8vo in the publishers' black and gilt decoratively printed red cloth, 302pp and 287pp. First issued as two separate volumes this is, strictly, the second state of the first edition, bound thus from the same sheets by the publishers and sold for 21/- (or 1 guinea) as a single volume.
VERY GOOD+, a well preserved copy (covers a little dust darkened and very slightly soiled, page-block edges very dusty)
1st editionHardcover
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Official History of the Indian Armed Forces in the Second World War 1939 - 45 - Medical Services - Campaigns in the Eastern Theatre

Combined Inter-services Historical Section, India and Pakistan
Heavy, large 8vo. in dark red faux leather covered boards, gilt lettering to spine 525pp, folding maps and plans, plates, index etc. (collated complete)
A well preserved FINE clean and tight unread copy (gilt spine lettering dulled, very slight bump to page-block fore-edge) in a dusty, tanned and slightly edge-nicked but otherwise VERY GOOD+ Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Edgar Brandt - Master of Art Deco Ironwork

Harry N. Abrams, New York
Large heavy 4to. in grey boards, gilt lettering to spine, 240pp, colour plates, numerous illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends) in a faintly edge-creased but otherwise AS NEW Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Sarah Lucas - God is Dad (Signed Limited Edition)

Sarah Coles HQ, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) in black, rough woven cloth, white lettering to spine. Unpaginated, approx. 80pp, illustrated. Artists book published to coincide with an exhibition of the same name, in an edition of 1000, this being one of 150 signed by both Lucas and Garby
NEW unread copy
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