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APPLIED PHOTOGRAPHY NO.10
Applied Photography 10: Photography at the Fair
Eastman Kodak Company, New York, October, 1934. 1st Edition. Soft cover. First edition. Card wrappers showing minor shelf wear. Exquisite black & white photographs. "A magazine of noteworthy examples of photography as applied to the major problems of industrial management and market development". [A light item, UK postage will be reduced]. Very Good.
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Book number: 19732
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EX-LEGIONNAIRE 1384.
The Arab Patrol.
Sampson, Low & Marston, London [1935?]. Hardcover. Undated and probably a reprint. 8vo. 310pp. Black cloth lettered in gold at spine. With sixteen photographic plates. Boards very lightly marked and backstrip a little faded. A trace of light browning and spotting to endpapers. A slightly dusty yet very good copy, lacking a dust wrapper. An uncommon account by 'Ex-Legionnaire 1384' [i.e. David Harvey John Jones, later John Barrington] of his behind-the-scenes activities in Algeria (the author was an Englishman serving with the French Foreign Legion, he deserted in Syria 1926 with several comrades, was captured and eventually released and returned to England). Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: BUL90500
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EUGENE ATGET. BERNICE ABBOTT,
The World of Atget. 176 of Atget's photographs, selected by Berenice Abbott, with an introduction.
Horizon Press, New York, 1964. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition (first printing). Tall 4to. Some ink underlining to introduction. Brief former owner inscription to front endpaper. A very bright copy in repaired, slightly chipped, scored and dusty dust wrapper. ("Miss Abbott.has been able to print 176 of the finest Atgets, the plates of which she took the trouble to purchase and which, until today, no French or American publisher has had the courage to print" - Lincoln Kirstein). Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 18113
GBP 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 80.25 US$ 88.56 | JP¥ 9599]

 
REX WHISTLER. CHRISTABEL ABERCONWAY
The Story of Mr Korah. With illustrations by Rex Whistler.
Michael Joseph, London, 1954. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition (first printing). Small 4to. Quarter-bound paper-covered cloth lettered in gold at spine and with a small gilt-stamped vignette to the upper board. With three full-page tipped-in Whistler illustrations in colour and a further sixteen line drawings. Upper extremities of boards fractionally faded, and with the faintest hint of spotting to the upper margins of three leaves. A very good copy in non-price-clipped dust wrapper, lightly tanned at spine panel, edges minimally rubbed and with several tiny nicks but no loss. One of Whistler's final projects, eventually published ten years after his death; the three colour plates were the only drawings he had completed, the line drawings here being his preliminary sketches. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: BC13195
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LASCELLES ABERCROMBIE. (HENRY MOORE).
contributes his poem 'Ceremonial Ode' and a holograph facsimile of a hitherto unprinted address to the Leeds University publication Verse Anthology 1924-1948. Complied by the editorial staff of the Gryphon and with a dust wrapper design by Henry Moore. .
Leeds University, 1949. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition (first printing). Slim 8vo. 80pp. Decorated paper-covered boards reproducing the dust wrapper design, lettered in gold at spine. Endpapers browned and lightly spotted, with a touch of further spotting to one or two preliminary and concluding leaves. Former owner gift inscription neatly inked to the head of the front free endpaper. A very good copy in the specially commission Henry Moore dust wrapper, price-clipped, and lightly tanned, chafed and soiled. Other contributors include Herbert Read, Vernon Scannell, Robin Skelton, T.R.Hodgson, Storm Jameson, Kenneth Muir &c, and illustrations and decorations are provided by Eric Westbrook, D.P.Henry, Maurice Walker and Robin Skelton. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: ARC91638
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LASCELLES ABERCROMBIE
The Sale of Saint Thomas.
Privately published by the author, Dymock, 1911. 1st Edition. Soft cover. First Edition (first printing). 8vo. 29pp sewn into lettered card wrappers. The wrappers splitting and tender at the natural fold, and a little rubbed and nicked at the yapped edges. Several preliminary and concluding leaves lightly spotted and with a contemporary date (1912) neatly inked to the head of the title leaf. A good, bright if slightly handled copy of the author's early verse play, the second that he self-published [in an edition of circa 500 copies]. With a printed dedication "To Arthur Ransome. My Friend". [A light item, UK postage will be reduced]. Good.
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Book number: BC15647
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MARINE ABRAMOVIC, ART IN RUINS, JAMES CASEBERE, BILL CULBERT, KEN LUM, THOMAS RUFF, KRZYSZTOF WODICZKO &C.
Art Cliché. The catalogue of a 1986-87 exhibition at Victoria Miro Gallery, London.
Victoria Miro Gallery, London. 1986. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Stapled card wrappers. A brief unaccredited introduction precedes twelve reproductions, in colour where required. Just a trace of discolouration and spotting to wrapper extremities, yet fine internally. Includes reproductions of works by Marine Abramovic & Ulay, Art in Ruins [Hannah Vowles and Glyn Banks], James Casebere, Glegg & Guttmann, Bill Culbert, Thomas Locher, Ken Lum, Thomas Ruff, Krzysztof Wodiczko and Verdi Yahooda. [A light item, UK postage will be reduced]. Near Fine.
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Book number: JUL90419
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DANNIE ABSE
Ask the Bloody Horse. Poems.
Hutchinson, London, 1986. 1st Edition. Soft cover. First Edition (first printing). Card wrappers (never issued in casebound format). Slim 8vo. 56pp. In fine state. Fine.
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Book number: KP90483
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DANNIE ABSE
Collected Poems 1948-1976. (SIGNED)
Hutchinson, London, 1977. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Signed by Author(s). First edition - the card wrapper issue. This copy signed by the author on the title page. 8vo. A virtually fine copy. Over one hundred poems selected from the following collections: 'Walking Under Water' (1952), 'Tenants of the House' (1957), 'Poems, Golders Green' (1962), 'A Small Desperation' (1968) and 'Funland and Other Poems' (1973), plus thirteen new poems here making their first bookform appearance. Near Fine.
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Book number: BC14011
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DANNIE ABSE
edits and introduces the first (and only) issue of the periodical 'Verse'. No. 1.
Deacon Press, London winter, 1947. 1st Edition. Soft cover. First edition. Small 8vo. 39pp. Card wrappers, somewhat tanned, dust soiled and just a little tender. Former owner gift inscription inked to the head of the title leaf. A good copy of the only issue of Abse's short-lived poetry periodical (issued a year before his first book), which includes a brief editorial comment and contributions from John Heath-Stubbs (writing about Hart Crane), Kenneth Patchen, Wrey Gardiner, Fred Marnau, James Kirkup and others. Uncommon. Miller & Price B139. [A light item, UK postage will be reduced]. Good.
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Book number: ARC92007
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DANNIE ABSE
Funland and Other Poems.
Hutchinson, London, 1973. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition (first printing). Slim 8vo. 71pp. Maroon boards lettered in gold at spine. Top edge spotted else a fine copy in very lightly edge worn dust wrapper, publisher's red colouring a little faded at spine panel. The author's sixth collection of verse. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: KP90481
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DANNIE ABSE
Remembrance of Crimes Past. Poems 1986-1989.
Hutchinson, London, 1990. 1st Edition. Soft cover. First Edition (first printing). Card wrappers (never issued in casebound format). Slim 8vo. 56pp. In fine state. Fine.
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Book number: KP90484
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DANNIE ABSE
A Strong Does of Myself. (INSCRIBED)
Hutchinson, London, 1983. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). First Edition (first printing) - this copy inscribed by the author on the title page. 8vo. 220pp. Brown boards lettered in gold at spine. A single tiny area of blemishing to the head of the rear board, else in fine state with fine non-price-clipped dust wrapper. A mosaic of autobiographical essays, some reprinted from periodicals but a third written specially for this appearance. Near Fine/Fine.
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Book number: BC13877
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DANNIE ABSE
Three Questor Plays. (SIGNED)
Scorpion Press, Lowestoft, 1967. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition (first printing) - this copy signed by the author. 8vo. 135pp. Green cloth lettered in gold at spine. Covers a little spotted and flecked in places and very slightly bumped at some extremities. Quite a good, bright copy in dust-marked and slightly frayed dust wrapper. Name of former owner. Comprises 'House of Cowards', 'Gone' and 'In The Cage'. Good/Good.
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Book number: 16570
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DANNIE ABSE
Walking Under Water. Poems. (SIGNED)
Hutchinson, London, 1952. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition (first printing) - this copy signed by the author on the title page. Slim 8vo. 47pp. Paper-covered boards lettered in gold at upper board. Some spotting to top edge, occasionally encroaching to extreme upper margin of text leaves, and with a little light tanning and soiling to boards. Two tiny enclosed holes to backstrip. Quite a nice, crisp copy in a fairly fatigued example of the dust wrapper, non-price-clipped but tanned, a little creased and quite chipped at upper edge with a number of portions of loss. Thirty-two poems, Abse's second collection of verse. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: 19557
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DANNIE ABSE
Way Out in the Centre. Poems. (SIGNED)
Hutchinson, London, 1981. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition (first printing) - the casebound issue. This copy signed by the author on the title page. Slim 8vo. 56pp. Black boards lettered in silver at spine. A little light spotting to top edge, else a fine copy in fine non-price-clipped dust wrapper. Near Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 19556
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DANNIE ABSE
Way Out in the Centre. Poems.
Hutchinson, London, 1981. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition - the casebound issue. Slim 8vo. 56pp. Black boards lettered in silver at spine. A little light spotting to top edge, else a fine copy in fine dust wrapper. Near Fine/Fine.
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Book number: KP90482
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DANNIE ABSE
Welsh Retrospective. Poems.
Seren, Bridgend, 1997. 1st Edition. Soft cover. First Edition (first printing) of this selection of Abse' Welsh- and Cardiff-based verse. Card wrappers (never issued in casebound format). 8vo. 71pp. A virtually fine copy. Forty poems. Near Fine.
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Book number: KP90485
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J.R.ACKERLEY
E.M.Forster. A Portrait.
Ian McKelvie, London, 1970. 1st Edition. Soft cover. First Edition (first printing). Slim 8vo. 28pp. Card wrappers, in very crisp state. Written by Ackerley in 1967 at a time when Forster was seriously ill, and a few months before his own death, this portrait was originally printed in a greatly abbreviated for in 'The Observer' of June 14 1970 and is here published in its entirety for the first time. [A light item, UK postage will be reduced]. Very Good.
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Book number: 16571
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PETER ACKROYD
Country Life. Poems
Ferry Press, London, 1978. 1st Edition. Soft cover. First edition of the author's second book, limited to 350 copies. Thirty-three pages stapled into card wrappers featuring a design by Michael Craig-Martin. Wrappers very lightly tanned and handled, and staples a little rusted, but in fine state internally. Nineteen poems. [A light item, UK postage will be reduced]. Very Good.
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Book number: ARC91117
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 57.5 US$ 63.26 | JP¥ 6857]

 
PETER ACKROYD.
First Light
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1989. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition (first printing). 8vo. 328pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A little light tanning to paperstock, else a fine copy in dust wrapper, just lightly faded at spine panel. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 19923
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.59 | JP¥ 823]

 
NANCY MITFORD. HAROLD ACTON
Nancy Mitford. A Memoir by Harold Acton (largely based upon her letters to the author). With illustrations.
Harper & Row, New York, 1975. 1st Edition. Hardcover. The first American edition (first printing). 8vo. 252pp. Light grey cloth, gilt lettered at the spine and with tiny publisher's emblem embossed to upper board. With twelve illustrations. A very bright copy in slightly nicked and rubbed dust wrapper. Title-hinge tender and upper board lifting a fraction. Pastedowns a little stained (probably from the wrapper ink). Good/Good.
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Book number: 15311
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NANCY MITFORD. HAROLD ACTON
Nancy Mitford. A Memoir by Harold Acton (largely based upon her letters to the author). With illustrations.
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1975. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition (first printing). 8vo. 252pp. Pink cloth lettered in gold at spine. A very crisp and bright copy in slightly torn and chafed dust wrapper. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 17035
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HAROLD ACTON
Tuscan Villas. Lavishly illustrated with photographs by Alexander Zielcke.
Thames & Hudson, London, 1973. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition (first printing). 4to. 287pp. Russet cloth lettered in gold at the spine and with the publisher's motif gilt-stamped to the upper board. Illustrated with 126 photogravure plates, thirty-four colour plates and a further nineteen illustrations in the text. Leaf margins lightly tanned, else in fine state with fractionally soiled non-price-clipped dust wrapper. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: ARC91662
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.25 US$ 44.28 | JP¥ 4800]

 
ANTOINE ADAM.
Grandeur and Illusion. French Literature and Society 1600-1715. Translated from the French by Herbert Tint.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1972. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First English Edition (first printing). 8vo. 312pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A fine copy in price-clipped dust wrapper with a single short closed tear and a little fading to spine panel. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 19924
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.33 | JP¥ 686]

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