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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

By: Joyce, James

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1930


Softcover. Cream paper covers with title in black on front cover and spine. This is Vol.4937 in the Tacunitz collection of British and American Authors. Condition: Fair to good, covers have general shelfwear and sunning with a water splashmark to the top righthand corner of the front cover, not affecting the book internally in any way. The spine is quite worn. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Text is clean and bright. The 32pp. publishers list to the rear is printed on di... View more info

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A test of violence

By: Brolly, Brian T. (intro.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Universal Pictures Ltd., 1969


Card covered stapled booklet. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Many b/w illustrations. 8pp.This booklet illustrates the work of the Spanish artist, Juan Genoves (b.1930) contained in the short film "A test of violence" . It was the first short film to be produced and sponsored by Universal Pictures in England, and was created by Stuart Cooper and Daniel Rees in collaboration with the Marlborough Gallery in London. View more info

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Creating a Role (translated By Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood

By: Stanislavski, Constantin

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Bles, 1963


Blue hardcover with title in silver on spine. Condition: Very good, previous owners name on front endpaper, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally lightly sunned and soiled with a small chip missing to lower left corner of front cover of jacket. 271pp. This book is the third volume of Stanislavski's planned trilogy on the training of an actor, the other two being An Actor Prepares and Building a Character. Published after his de... View more info

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Energy Plan for the Western Man - Joseph Beuys in America: Writings and Interviews with the artist

By: Levin, Kim (intro.)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: New York, Four Walls Eight Windows, 1990

Edition: 1st Edition


Grey paper covered boards with title in black on terracotta colour spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound. There is a turquoise line in marker pen at the top of the textblock, no other inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 274pp. Several b/w illustrations. This book contains a collection of writings by Joseph Beuys, never previously published in book form, together with an essay by Caroline Tisdall. View more info

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English Furniture at a Glance

By: Jones, Barbara

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Architectural Press, 1954


Yellow hardcover with title in purple on spine. Condition: Good, with light foxing to endpapers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally shelfworn with a couple of chips missing. Not price-clipped. Now protected by clear removable cellophane. 96pp. Over 200 line drawings of furniture by Barbara Jones. Essentially a furniture recognition book, this book describes and illustrates English furniture from the late Middle Ages to the 20th century.... View more info

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How to Run Woodcraft Chivalry - Deeds, Trials and Adventure (The Woodcraft Way Series: No.6)

By: Unknown

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, SE1, The Order of Woodcraft Chivalry in the British Isles, 1922


Orange cloth covered card covers with title in black on front cover and spine. Condition: Good, with general shelfwear and light soiling to covers. Binding sound. 120pp. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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i want to spend the rest of my life everywhere, with everyone, one to one, always, forever, now

By: Hirst, Damien

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Booth-Clibborn editions, 1998


1998 reprint of the 1997 first edition. 334pp. Over 700 colour illustrations. All moving parts and pop-ups are present, together with two loosely inserted posters, the first depicting Hirst, a woman and a baby in separate glass tanks, and the second, a section through a cow in a glass tank with a chemical symbol chart laid over. This book was Hirsts' first publication and is essentially a statement of his ideas and obsessions in art to the date of publication. A heavy b... View more info

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John Abernethy: a Biography

By: Thornton, John L.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Printed for the Author, Distributed By Simpkin Marshall Ltd., 1953


Raspberry pink cloth with title in faded gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally shelfworn and lightly soiled, with a couple of small chips and tears. Not price-clipped. Loosely inserted is a subscribers copy compliment slip signed by the author. 184pp. 8 b/w plates plus frontispiece. John Abernethy (1764-1831) was an eminent teacher of surgery and the founder of St.Bartholomew'... View more info

Jorn Utzon - Houses

By: Sten Moller, Henrik and Udsen, Vibe

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, Living Architecture Publishing, 2004


Dark blue cloth with title blindstamped on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 241pp. More than 400 colour photographic illustrations.The buildings of the Danish architect Jorn Utzon (1918-2008) are amongst the most exceptional masterpieces of 20th century architecture. This book presents some of his best known works, including Can Lis, The Kingo Houses and the Sydney Opera House, accompanied... View more info

Landscape Design with Plants

By: Clouston, Brian (ed.)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Oxford, Heinemann Newnes for the Landscape Institute, 1990


Second edition. Green hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with a few small faint white marks to front endpaper. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 544pp. Many b/w illustrations. Landscape Design with Plants is a practical reference book. The second edition retains the original structure of the book, first considering design principles and going on to deal with the technical aspects of planting a... View more info

Learning from Las Vegas: the Forgotten Symbolism of Architectural Form

By: Venturi, Robert, Scott Brown, Denise and Izenour, Steven

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England., The MIT Press, 1997


Revised edition. Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. No inscriptions. 192pp. 146 b/w illustrations. Originally published in 1972, Learning from Las Vegas created a healthy controversy on its appearance, calling for architects to be more receptive to the tastes and values of the "common" people and less immodest in their erections of "heroic" self-aggrandizing monuments. This revision includes the full texts of Part I of the original, on... View more info

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Louis I.Kahn: In the realm of architecture

By: Brownlee, David B. and De Long, David G.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York and Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles/Rizzoli, 1992


Softcover with dustjacket. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 448pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. This book was published to accompany a travelling exhibition organised by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, in 1992 - it was the first comprehensive documentation and analysis of the complete architectural oeuvre of Louis I Kahn (1901-1974), who amongst other projects, designed th... View more info

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Malevich

By: de Wilde E. (foreword)

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 1970


Softcover. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and light sunning to cover edges. Binding sound. 168pp. 20 colour plates and many b/w illustrations. This cataogue was produced to document the work by the Russian artist Kasimir Malevich (1878-1935) held at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam. The collection includes 36 paintings and gouaches, 15 drawings and 18 "charts". The paintings were all shown in the Berlin exhibition of 1927, and this catalogue also in... View more info

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Man with a Blue Scarf: On Sitting for a Portrait by Lucian Freud

By: Gayford, Martin

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson Ltd., 2011


Navy blue hardcover with title in silver on spine. Condition: Fine, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 247pp. 64 illustrations, 58 in colour. This book tells the history of a portrait, seen from the sitter's point of view - the inside story of how it feels to pose for a remarkable artist, and be transformed into a work of art. View more info

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Matisse and Modigliani Drawings

By: Hanover Gallery

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Hanover Gallery, 1962


Card covered stapled catalogue. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and very light soiling. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of drawings by Matisse and Modigliani held at the Hanover Gallery, London from 21 March to 19 April 1962. It contains no text apart from the details accompanying the b/w plates. (6 b/w plates of work by Matisse and 7 of work by Modigliani). View more info