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APPLIED PHOTOGRAPHY NO.10
Applied Photography 10: Photography at the Fair. October 1934.
Eastman Kodak Company, New York, October, 1934. 1st Edition. Soft cover. First edition. 4to. 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
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 12 US$ 12.56 | JP¥ 1605]

 
ALAN ABEL.
The Confessions of a Hoaxer. (INSCRIBED)
The Macmillan Company, [no place], 1970. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). First Edition (first printing). This copy boldly inscribed by the author on a blank flyleaf: "august 2, 1973, To Ellis (and friends). From one 'confederate' to another!! Sincerely, alan". 8vo. 252pp. Red cloth lettered in black and gold at the spine. Illustrated with nineteen black and white photographs. A very good copy in very lightly marked and rubbed non-price-clipped dust wrapper. The autobiography of the noted American hoaxer and mockumentarian. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: SPE0274
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.5 US$ 43.94 | JP¥ 5617]

 
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 the 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
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 47.5 US$ 50.22 | JP¥ 6420]

 
LASCELLES ABERCROMBIE.
The Sale of Saint Thomas. A verse-play.
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 one-act verse play, the second that he self-published [in an edition of circa 500 copies]. With a printed dedication "To Arthur Ransome. My Friend". The verse-play was subsequently included in the first volume of Edward Marsh's 'Georgian Poetry' anthology series (1912); and Abercrombie eventually expanded the play by a further five acts, the full six-act version being published in 1930. [A light item, UK postage will be reduced]. Good.
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Book number: BC15647
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LASCELLES ABERCROMBIE.
The Sale of Saint Thomas. In Six Acts. (SIGNED LIMITED EDITION)
Martin Secker, London, 1930. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First edition, limited to 480 numbered copies, signed by the author (this being 9). Tall 8vo. 124pp. Full blue buckram with bevelled edges, lettered in gold at the spine. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. The buckram a little faded at the backstrip, and a little marked, chafed and discoloured in places. Free endpapers browned. A very good copy. No dust wrapper called-for. The first edition of the author's complete verse-play (the first act was originally privately printed in 1911; the subsequent five acts appear in print here for the first time). Cooper 31. Very Good.
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Book number: BC17144
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.5 US$ 56.5 | JP¥ 7222]

 
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.
Ash on a Young Man's Sleeve. A novel.
Hutchinson, London, 1954. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition (first printing). 8vo. 200pp. Blue cloth lettered in gold at the spine. Edges very lightly spotted, and with some partial toning and spotting to the free endpapers. A nice bright copy in nicked, chipped, torn and dust soiled non-price-clipped pictorial dust wrapper. The author's third book and first non-verse work, an account of childhood based in part on his own life. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: BUL92120
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.75 US$ 37.67 | JP¥ 4815]

 
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
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.28 | JP¥ 802]

 
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.
Demo. A poem. (SIGNED LIMITED EDITION)
The Sceptre Press, Frensham, 1969. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Signed by Author(s). First edition, limited to 100 copies, this being one of twenty-six lettered examples printed on laid paper, hand-bound in card and signed by the author. Slim 8vo. Unpaginated. Sewn card wrappers. A touch of light spotting. A very good copy of this four stanza poem. [A light item, UK postage will be reduced]. Very Good.
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Book number: BC16838
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DANNIE ABSE
edits and introduces the first (and only) issue of the periodical 'Verse'. No. 1. Winter 1947.
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 the spine. Top edge spotted else a fine copy in very lightly edge worn non-price-clipped dust wrapper, the publisher's red colouring a little faded at the spine panel. The author's sixth collection of verse. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: KP90481
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 US$ 18.83 | JP¥ 2407]

 
EDWARD THOMAS. Dannie Abse.
Modern Poets in Focus: 1. Edited by Dannie Abse.
The Woburn Press, London, 1973. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. The second edition, and first casebound issue (originally issued in 1971 as a paperback only). 8vo. 145pp. Red cloth lettered in gold at the spine. Upper board lifting a fraction. A very good copy in non-price-clipped dust wrapper, just fractionally faded at the spine panel. Verse selections from six poets, each preceded with a five to seven page critical essay by Abse, occasionally augmented with prose by the subject. The poets featured are Edward Thomas (twelve poems), Ted Hughes (ten poems), David Wright (ten poems), Sidney Keyes (ten poems), Douglas Dunn (ten poems) and Herbert Williams (ten poems). Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: ARC92790
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DANNIE ABSE
The Poetry of Dannie Abse. Critical Essays and Reminiscences. Edited and with an introduction by Joseph Cohen. (SIGNED)
Robson Books Ltd, London, 1983. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition (first printing) - this copy signed by Dannie Abse at the head of the title page. 8vo. 187pp. Blue boards lettered in gold at the spine. A light but stubborn crease to the fore edge of ten adjacent text leaves, resulting in a little lifting to the upper board. A very good copy in virtually fine dust wrapper, with a new price sticker affixed over the original price printed at the base of the wrapper flap. Includes contributions by Donald Davie, Alan Brownjohn, Vernon Scannell, Jeremy Hooker, Peter Porter, John Cassidy, D.J.Enright, Barbara Hardy, John Ormond and others. Very Good/Near Fine.
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Book number: SPE90242
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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
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.28 | JP¥ 802]

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