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CITY PLANNING - NOTTINGHAM UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY. Where Shall I Live?
Nottingham : 1978First edition, first impression, of the Gallery's pamphlet about the world's first garden city designed by Raymond Unwin, produced to accompany the exhibition of the same name which ran from 25 May - 14 June 1978. "Students of architecture and planning may turn again for inspiration to the deep roots of our national tradition in city design, and Letchworth... Learn More£30.00
Stock Code: 119042
MILNE, A. A. A Gallery of Children.
London : 1925Signed limited edition, number 13 of 500 copies signed by the author, of which 485 were for sale.
Milne supplied the stories for A Gallery of Children at the urging of the American publisher David McKay. As he was simply adding words to an existing set of illustrations, Milne somewhat misguidedly agreed to payment in a lump sum without royalties.... Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 147749
GRANNAN, Joseph C. Grannan's Pocket Gallery of Noted Criminals of the Present Day,
Cincinnati, OH : 1892;Rare fourth edition of this terrific and highly evocative mug shot book, an online search of institutional libraries showing one copy only, at Public Library of Cincinnati, all early iterations being very scarce. This copy is paired with an attractive exemplar of the handsome official badge issued to detectives and stamped on verso "This Badge is Not... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 120206
MILNER, Thomas. The Gallery of Geography: A Pictorial and Descriptive Tour of the World.
London : 1864First edition, an attractively bound copy. Little is known about the author, Rev. Thomas Milner, d.1882, whose numerous publications involved science, religion and travel, and enjoyed great success in both Great Britain and America. As mentioned, this copy is missing one plate and has therefore been priced accordingly. Learn More£185.00
Stock Code: 136880
RAY, Man. Man Ray.
London : 1969First edition, sole printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the artist on the half-title, "For Jean-Yves, gratefully, Man Ray, 1969". This exhibition catalogue, with an essay by Man Ray written in 1948, was published to coincide with his exhibition at the Hanover Gallery in January 1969.
Jean-Yves Mock worked at the Hanover Gallery from 1956... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 120880
HARING, Keith; PINCUS-WITTEN, Robert; Jeffrey Deitch; David Shapiro. Keith Haring.
New York : 1982First and limited edition, first printing, one of 2,000 copies of the Tony Shafrazi Gallery's exhibition catalogue for one of Keith Haring's early exhibitions with the gallery, which took place in 1982. It includes excerpts from "Questions for Keith Haring" as well as essays upon the artist and his works by Jeffrey Deitch, Robert Pincus-Witten and David... Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 123544
PENN, Irving. Cigarettes.
London : 2012First edition, first impression. This collection was published three years after the author's death and was created in collaboration with the Irving Penn Foundation. This is a catalogue of prints from the 1975 and 2012 Cigarettes exhibitions, at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and Hamiltons Gallery in London respectively. Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 131553
OPIE, Julian. Amelia.
Victoria : 2018First edition, first printing, limited to 50 copies signed by Opie with the original loose lenticular; a limited-edition catalogue produced to coincide with the exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria. Learn More£6,000.00
Stock Code: 141604
HIRST, Damien. Theories, Models, Methods, Approaches, Assumptions, Results and Findings.
New York : 2000First edition, first printing. An invitation designed by Hirst for the opening evening of his exhibition at the Gagosian Gallery, New York, 23 September 6 December, 2000. With the original white mailing tube with red plastic end caps. Learn More£900.00
Stock Code: 141819
HIRST, Damien. Superstition dinner invitation.
New York, : 2007First edition, first printing. Edition of approximately 50. An invitation for a private dinner with Damien Hirst and Larry Gagosian at Mr Chow, Beverly Hills, to celebrate the opening reception of Hirst's Superstition exhibition at the Gagosian Gallery, 22 February, 2007. With the original mailing box.
Stock Code: 141821
TURK, Gavin. Collected Works 1994—1998.
London : 1998First edition, first impression, signed on the title page by Turk. 1,500 copies were published to accompany the exhibition Gavin Turk: The Stuff Show, South London Gallery, 9 September - 18 October 1998. Learn More£75.00
Stock Code: 73937
PENN, Irving. Platinum Prints.
Washington, New Haven, London : 2005First edition, first printing. Published to coincide with Penn's exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, 19 June - 2 October 2005. From the library of Sam Haskins. Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 142733
HAMILTON, Richard. Richard Hamilton.
London : 1991First edition, limited issue, number 78 of 100 copies with a slipcase and original photograph, entitled "Orange Order", numbered and signed by the photographer, tipped into a white card portfolio and laid in the book. This work was produced to accompany an exhibition of Hamilton's work at Anthony D'Offay Gallery in London from 20 June to 10 August 1991.... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 126257
PENN, Irving. Portraits.
London : 2010First edition, first impression. This work, with an introductory essay by curator Magdalene Keaney was published to coincide with the exhibition of the same name which was held at the National Portrait Gallery from 18 February to 6 June 2010. Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 126826
MESENS, Édouard Léon Théodore. Troisième Front.
London : 1944First UK edition, first impression, presentation copy inscribed on the half-title "A mon vieil ami Jacques Bernard Brunius, 'Nous avons mis vingt ans trente ans, A vivre avec ingénuité, Force et ingéniosité...' En toute affection, E. L. T. Mesens. 9 Avril 1944". This bilingual publication, with French and English facing texts, is number 8 of 500... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 140447
WHITEREAD, Rachel. Shedding Life.
London : 1996First edition, first impression. Inscribed on the title page by the artist "12.7.99 Dear Paul with best wishes R. Whiteread". Catalogue published to coincide with the exhibition at the Tate Gallery, Liverpool, 13 September 1996 - 5 January 1997 and the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, 11 February - 22 April 1997. Learn More£175.00
Stock Code: 73924
SMITH, Brydon. Donald Judd.
Ottawa : 1975First edition, first printing, cloth issue (also issued in wrappers). The definitive catalogue raisonné on Judd, compiled to coincide with the major exhibition of Judd's work, held at The National Gallery of Canada that year. The volume contains an interpretative essay on Judd's work and development by Roberta Smith, an illustrated list of his exhibitions,... Learn More£4,750.00
Stock Code: 140026
WEBER, Bruce. Shufly.
New York : 2000First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Weber, "for my dear pal Claire from Bruce NYC 2000". A catalogue published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Robert Miller Gallery in New York, it was designed by Sam Shahid and includes text by S. E. Hinton, Zane Grey, Muhammed Ali, and Robert Frost. Learn More£400.00
Stock Code: 116611
PIERCE, Elijah - YOUNG, Mahonri Sharp. Elijah Pierce Woodcarver.
Columbus, OH : 1973The catalogue for Elijah Pierce's 1973 exhibition at the Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, his first major show, the commentary largely composed from Pierce's own words, edited from taped interviews with Carolyn Jones, 1972-3. Pierce is now widely considered one of the great American outsider artists. Signed by Pierce with his address on the title page:... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 142515
STIEGLITZ, Alfred - GREENOUGH, Sarah. Alfred Steiglitz: The Key Set. The Alfred Steiglitz Collection of Photographs. Volume One 1886-1922; Volume Two 1923-1937.
New YorK : 2002First editions, first printings. Steiglitz wife, Georgia 0'Keeffe created what she called "the key set", this included one print of every mounted photograph in his possession at the time of his death. Steiglitz did not consider a print finished until it was mounted. Published to coincide with the exhibition "Alfred Steiglitz: Known and Unknown", organized... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 147358
BEDFORD, Francis, & W. M. Thompson. The Holy Land, Egypt, Constantinople, Athens, etc. etc.
London : [c. 1866-7]First edition thus, notably scarce, comprising some superb views of Egypt (10), Palestine (23), Lebanon (8), Syria (1), Constantinople (3), and Athens (3). Francis Bedford (1815-1894), one of the most important photographers of the period, his work characterised by it "rich tonalities" (ODNB), was the first photographer to accompany a Royal Tour.
In... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 142282
MCDOWALL, Roddy. Double Exposure.
New York : 1966First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the photographer on the front free endpaper, "To Reuee - with love - Roddy". A photographic gallery of celebrities with the images accompanied by writing about them by their peers. Learn More£575.00
Stock Code: 77299
MCLEAN, Bruce, & Mel Gooding. Knife Edge Texts.
London : 1992First edition. Limited to 100 copies numbered and signed by McLean and Gooding. This copy additionally inscribed by the artist "For Irv from Bruce Mclean, 17 Nov 92". The number has been crossed through and marked AP (Artist's Proof). Published to coincide with the exhibition Knife Edge: Another Situation / No Style at the Eagle Gallery, London, November... Learn More£175.00
Stock Code: 66742
WILDE, Oscar. The Ballad of Reading Gaol. By C.3.3.
London : 1898First and limited edition, one of 800 unnumbered copies printed on handmade paper; 30 copies were issued on japon. Wilde published this work under the pseudonym "C.3.3." after his cell in Reading Gaol (cell 3 on the third landing of Gallery C). The first edition sold out rapidly, and a second edition was printed within weeks. Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 146094
HIRST, Damien. From the Cradle to the Grave. Selected Drawings.
London : 2004First edition, first printing. Limited to 1500 copies signed and numbered by Hirst. Published on the occasion of Hirst's exhibition of drawings at the Tivoli Gallery, Ljubljana, June 10 - September 28, 2003 and subsequently touring under British Council auspices to other venues in Europe. Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 142478
PENN, Irving. Photographs.
Tokyo : 1997First edition, one of 1,000 copies only. Published to coincide with the exhibition of the same name held at the Wildenstein gallery in Tokyo in 1997, it includes an essay by the Japanese art and photo critic Michiko Kasahara in both Japanese and English. Learn More£175.00
Stock Code: 140165
CLARK, Larry. 1992.
New York & Cologne : 1992First and only edition, one of an edition of 1000. Presentation copy, inscribed by the photographer to the inside of the rear wrapper: "To Diego Cortez - Larry Clark. New York City, 1992". Loosely inserted is a folded poster announcing the Larry Clark exhibition at the Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, from 18 February to 27 March, 1993. The recipient... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 119849
MURAKAMI, Takashi. (Ed). Little Boy. The Arts of Japan's Exploding Subculture.
New York, New Haven & London : 2005First edition, first printing. Signed by Murakami on the half title with a drawing of a flower and Dob. Published to coincide with an exhibition presented at the Japan Society Gallery, New York, and venues throughout New York City, 8 April - July 24, 2005. Learn More£1,000.00
Stock Code: 147278
HEANEY, Seamus. Crediting Poetry. The Nobel Lecture.
London : 1996First UK edition, first impression. One of 500 copies printed for private circulation, this is a finely produced edition of the text of Heaney's Nobel Prize acceptance speech, delivered in December 1995. It was preceded by the Gallery Books paperback published in Ireland the previous year. Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 145231
HEANEY, Seamus. Crediting Poetry. The Nobel Lecture.
London : 1996First UK edition, first impression, signed by the author on the half-title. One of 500 copies printed for private circulation, this is a finely produced edition of the text of Heaney's Nobel Prize acceptance speech, delivered in December 1995. It is preceded by the Gallery Books paperback published in Ireland the previous year. Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 148157
MOORE, Henry. Henry Moore 85th Birthday Exhibition. Stone Carvings - Bronze Sculptures - Drawings.
London : 1983First edition, first printing. Inscribed on the half title by the artist, "For Sue, With love and best wishes, Henry, August 1983." This catalogue was published to coincide with a selling exhibition at Marlborough Gallery, London. 15 June - 13 August, 1983. Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 143147
LAWRENCE, T. E. Oriental Assembly.
London : 1939First edition, first impression, containing all the hitherto uncollected writings by Lawrence about the East, containing his diary kept during a journey in Northern Syria in 1911, the suppressed introductory chapter of Seven Pillars of Wisdom (its first publication for the general public), two of Lawrence's newspaper articles, the preface to the Leicester... Learn More£575.00
Stock Code: 142422
CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de. Don Quixote de La Mancha.
London : 1820First Westall edition. Richard Westall (1765-1836) was an important illustrator and a "significant and innovative figure in the development of the English watercolour," whose engravings for Don Quixote are lively and well executed. Westall served for nine years as drawing master to Princess Victoria and is best remembered for his portraits of Byron,... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 138480
MORIYAMA, Daido. Paris 88/89.
Paris : 2012First edition, signed by Daido Moriyama on the title page, this copy number 12 of 50 signed copies from a total edition of 1000. This was published after a series of exhibitions dedicated to the photographer at the Polka gallery from September 2012 to January 2013. Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 134566
ROLLING STONES - O'NEILL, Terry; Gered Mankowitz. Breaking Stones.
London : 2016First edition, first impression, signed on the title page by Gered Mankowitz and inscribed by Terry O'Neill: "Long Live the Stones Terry O'Neill". This work was published to coincide with the opening of Exhibitionism, the first international exhibition on the Rolling Stones, which was held at Saatchi Gallery from 5 April to 4 September 2016. Learn More£175.00
Stock Code: 128784
EVANS, Walker. Walker Evans.
New York : 1971First edition, first printing, inscribed by the photographer "To John Wilmerding, with pleasure, with respect, Walker Evans, Oct. 1972, Hanover" on the front free endpaper, and with an original photograph of Walker Evans laid-in at the rear. The recipient was the former senior curator at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., and professor... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 105046
HOENICH, P. K. Robot Art. Research No. AR10 of the Faculty of Architecture.
Haifa : 1962First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Paul Konrad Hoenich "To Alto Meyer - with friendship - P. K. Hoenich, Haifa, 31. I. 63." One of the earliest publications on computer art. Prof. Emeritus Paul Konrad Hoenich (1907-1997), nicknamed PeKA, was born in Austria-Hungary and died in Haifa. PeKA studied at the Academies of Vienna, Florence and Paris.... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 46774
LAWRENCE, T. E. Oriental Assembly.
London : 1939First edition, first impression, a bright copy in a particularly attractive example of the jacket. Oriental Assembly contains all the hitherto uncollected writings by Lawrence about the East, including the first publication for the general public of the suppressed introductory chapter of Seven Pillars of Wisdom.
The work also includes the diary... Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 143030
ROBERTSON, Walford Graham. "Troy Town": pair of sheets with two original watercolours, calligraphy and musical notation.
c. 1905Highly attractive piece rather in the style of the Beggarstaff Brothers, illustrating the old English ballad "The Wandering Prince of Troy", here shortened to simply "Troy Town", a retelling of the story of Dido and Aeneas; the opening lines reading "When Troy Town had, for ten yeeres past, Withstood the Greekes in manfull wise". The first sheet carries... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 136594
MUNNINGS, Sir Alfred. An Artist's Life; The Second Burst; The Finish [together with] Ballads and Poems or, A Rhyming succession of Rhyming digression.
London : 1950-57First editions, first impressions. Volumes I and III of The Autobiography and Ballads and Poems signed by Alfred and Violet Munnings. With a manuscript letter by Violet Munnings, dated 30 January 1962, giving opening times for Beldon House and studio, alongside other ephemera related to the book and Alfred Munnings, constituting newspaper clippings,... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 121829
GREENE, Graham. Nino Caffè.
[Rome] : 1960First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the artist on the second leaf, "Best wishes! Nino Caffè, Jan. 1966". An earlier version of Graham Greene's appreciation of Italian painter Nino Caffè, 'the painter of young priests', had previously appeared in the catalogue for Caffè's exhibition at the Knoedler Gallery in New York in 1953. Text in English,... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 103301
LEIBOVITZ, Annie. Photographs 1970-1990.
New York : 1991First edition, first printing, inscribed by Leibovitz on the title page "Boston October 1991 For Stephen Annie Leibovitz". The second of Leibovitz's photobooks, Photographs 1970-1990 was a companion book to her first museum exhibition, at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. At the time she was only the second living photographer, and the... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 137981
FILLIOU, Robert. Longs poemes courts a terminer chez soi.
Bruxelles Hamburg : 1984First edition, one of 500 sets printed and now scarce, with only two recorded at auction. Filliou's text on the folder states that the postcards were issued in memory of Danish artist Arthur "Addi" Kopke (1928-1977), at whose gallery these poems were originally exhibited during his 1961 residence in Copenhagen with his wife Marianne.
These postcard... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 143553
SLADE SCHOOL OF ART - HAYCOCK, David Boyd. Nash, Nevinson, Spencer, Gertler, Carrington, Bomberg: A Crisis of Brilliance, 1908-1922.
London : 2013First edition, first impression, of Haycock's authoritative group biography of David Bomberg, Dora Carrington, Mark Gertler, Paul Nash, C. R. W. Nevinson and Stanley Spencer, six of the most important and distinctive British artists of the 20th century. It was published on the occasion of the eponymous exhibition at the Dulwich Picture Gallery, with... Learn More£100.00
Stock Code: 144811
HIRST, Damien. The Souls I-IV.
London : 2011First edition, first printing. The Souls ran as a solo exhibition at the Paul Stolper gallery from 7 October to 13 November 2010. Hirst took four butterfly designs and reproduced each in 80 different colourways, with the present book reproducing these artworks and the colours used. The lavish illustrations offer an excellent example of how the deluxe... Learn More£1,000.00
Stock Code: 147008
GRIVAZ, Eugene. The World Awheel.
New York : 1896First and only edition. Extremely uncommon, just 8 copies listed on WorldCat, all in North America, no copies traced at auction. Wonderful Gibson Girl-style illustrations on a cycling theme. The twelve images, originally published by the Frederick A. Stokes Company in their Cycling World Calendar, represent bicyclistes of different nationalities; "they... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 133637
FREUD, Lucian. Recent Work.
London : 1968First edition, first impression, presentation copy inscribed "Dear Binky, You missed it and I missed you. Are you angry about the vanishing act? 'I went see sic a man about a dog'... A Borzoi in fact that looked like you. Lots of Love, Lucian" to title page, with the address "227 Gloucester Terrace W.2 (Until Friday)" penned above.
The recipient,... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 138200
MACINNES, Colin - WEATHERSON, Alexander (illus.) Dust jacket design for City of Spades.
London, : 1957An original drawing used for the cover design of MacInnes's novel City of Spades. The book is the first in a trilogy known as the London novels based on the nature and cultural importance of youth and black subcultures.
Born in Nottinghamshire, Alexander Weatherson (1930-) finished his art education in London at the Royal Academy Schools and... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 50270
CATLIN, George. North American Indians.
Edinburgh : 1926A handsomely produced edition, scarce in the dust jackets. A young lawyer turned portraitist, Catlin set out in 1830 from his home in Pennsylvania to record on canvas the indigenous tribes of North America and their way of life. His eight years among the major tribes of the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountains resulted in his "Indian Gallery," an enormous... Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 121781
BEERBOHM, Max. Cartoons:
London : First and only edition. "The series of fifteen cartoons called 'The Second Childhood of John Bull' was exhibited in 1901 as part of Max's first one-man show, at the Carfax Gallery, operated by friend Robert Ross. In 1911 Stephen Swift & Co. published the drawings... While allegorical subjects are not considered Max's forte, the John Bull drawings have... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 81571
OLIVER, Mary, & Molly Malone Cook. Our World.
Boston : 2007First edition, first impression, signed by Oliver on the rear free endpaper. Published two years after the death of Oliver's partner, Molly Malone Cook, in 2005, Our World brings together Cook's photography and Oliver's poems and prose in "an intimate revelation of their lives and art" (front flap).
Mary Oliver (1935-2019) is best remembered... Learn More£450.00
Stock Code: 147538
COSWAY-STYLE BINDING - LUDWIG, Emil. Napoleon.
London : 1927First UK edition, following the New York edition of the preceding year and the German of 1925. This glamorous binding incorporates a portrait based on Jacques-Louis David's famous 1812 portrait The Emperor Napoleon in His Study at the Tuileries, the original of which hangs in the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC.
"Ludwig was trained in... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 138769
HODGKINS, Frances - MCCORMICK, E. H. The Expatriate.
Wellington : 1954First edition, first printing, inscribed on the front free endpaper "to David and Norman with Gratitude and Affection, Eric McCormick", and with a loosely inserted monochrome original photograph captioned by McCormick "Frances Hodgkins London 1920" of her posing in front of tapestries with ancient Egyptian motifs.
The photograph was part of... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 146055
WHISTLER, James McNeill. Eden versus Whistler. The Baronet and the Butterfly.
Paris : First and limited edition, one of 250 numbered copies signed by Whistler with his butterfly monogram. "Early in 1894 Whistler painted a small portrait of Lady Eden (Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, Glasgow), and her husband, Sir William Eden, sent 100 for it, which Whistler banked. Whistler exhibited the picture in Paris but refused to deliver it,... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 104607
CATLIN, George. North American Indians.
Edinburgh : 1903A handsomely produced edition. A young lawyer turned portraitist, Catlin set out in 1830 from his home in Pennsylvania to record on canvas the indigenous tribes of North America and their way of life. His eight years among the major tribes of the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountains resulted in his "Indian Gallery," an enormous collection of artefacts... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 142390
YACOUBI, Ahmed. Alchemist's Cookbook.
Tuscon : 1972First edition, first paperback printing, signed by the author on the title page and in beautiful condition. This collection of 125 recipes "based on the ancient science of Moroccan cuisine" is uncommonly found signed. It collects recipes such as "soup to cure jealousy" and "how to be gentle to your brains" alongside "rainy day greens" and "fancy goats... Learn More£475.00
Stock Code: 144397
DUNCAN, Isadora. My Life.
New York : 1927First edition, limited issue, number 211 of 650 publisher's presentation copies, not for public sale. This copy bears the bookseller's ticket of the renowned Kamin Dance Bookshop and Gallery, New York, owned by the publisher Martin Kamin, to the front pastedown, giving the copy a lovely association to both the Parisian and American dance and literature... Learn More£625.00
Stock Code: 81051
COWARD, Noël. Post-Mortem.
London : 1931First edition, first impression. Presentation copy to William Armstrong, director and producer of the Liverpool Playhouse, inscribed on the front free endpaper, "For William with my love, Noël." The play, heavily influenced by R. C. Sherriff's Journey's End, set in the trenches of the Great War, was written in 1930, but Coward decided that it was for... Learn More£975.00
Stock Code: 114999