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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
WARHOL, Andy. Christmas Tree. The Bodley Head Gallery Exhibition Announcement for Golden Pictures.
[New York] : 1957A rare survival of the Bodley Head Gallery exhibition flyer, announcing 'A Show of Golden Pictures by Andy Warhol' in December 1957. The illustration shows seasonal figures forming a Christmas tree and first appeared on p. 137 of Harper's Bazaar, December 1957. Learn More£3,250.00
Stock Code: 122839
TURK, Gavin. Collected Works 1994—1998.
London : 1998First edition, first impression. Signed on the title page by Turk. 1500 copies 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
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 until... 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
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
DISNEY, Walt. Pinocchio production cel of a Dutch milk maid from the"Give a Little Whistle sequence".
Burbank : 1940An original Pinocchio production cel, with an early inscription. Blue pencil signature and inscription, "To Peggy Fox, from Walt Disney," (possibly studio hand) on a brown 4.25 x 2 inch card affixed to the mat of an original production cel featuring a little Dutch milk maid, who was one of the carved characteras featured on the clock in Geppetto's workshop... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 102774
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
HIRST, Damien. In the Darkest Hour There May Be Light: Works From Damien Hirst's Murderme Collection.
London : 2006First edition, first impression, inscribed by the artist on the front free endpaper "To Manuel Damien Hirst" with a love heart. The book of Hirst's exhibition of works from his own collection, at the Serpentine Gallery from 25 November 2006 to 28 January 2007. Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 133990
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
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
BAILEY, David. Rock and Roll Heroes.
London : 1997First edition, first impression. Bailey here presents for the first time a collection of his favourite images of late 20th century musicians, from Mick Jagger to Duke Ellington, in a gallery of celebrity that has helped shape the iconography of modern pop. Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 137455
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
HIRST, Damien. Superstition.
London : 2007First edition, first impression. Signed by the artist on the half-title. The book of the eponymous Hirst exhibition at the Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, in February 2007. The book includes essays by the writers John Banville and Richard Bradford, as well as poetry by Philip Larkin poetry - Hirst titled each work twice, first with an allusion to spirituality... Learn More£400.00
Stock Code: 134166
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
HIRST, Damien. Corpus: Drawings 1981-2006.
New York & London : 2006First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the artist on the front free endpaper: "For Manuel Damien Hirst". The book of the exhibition of Hirst's drawings at the Gagosian gallery, which ran from 15 September to 28 October 2006. Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 133993
(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
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
HIRST, Damien. Superstition.
London : 2007First edition, first impression. This is the book of the eponymous Hirst exhibition at the Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, in February 2007, with essays by the writers John Banville and Richard Bradford, and poetry by Philip Larkin. Hirst titled each work in this exhibition twice: first with an allusion to spirituality and religious iconography, and... Learn More£175.00
Stock Code: 136847
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
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
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,... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 137981
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
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
(Boyle Family.) ELLIOTT, Patrick; Bill Hare; Andrew Wilson. Boyle Family.
Edinburgh : 2003First edition, first impression, signed by all four artists - Mark Boyle, Joan Hills, and their children Sebastian and George. The Boyle family members collaborate on their artwork, with the present profusely-illustrated work issued to accompany an exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh, exploring the family's beginnings... Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 129722
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
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
HIRST, Damien. For the Love of God: The Making of the Diamond Skull.
London : 2007First edition, signed by the artist on the title page. Published on the occasion of the "Beyond Belief" exhibition held at the White Cube Gallery in 2007, the book traces the production of Hirst's diamond skull, with preliminary drawings and sketches, photographs, diagrams, as well as text by Rudi Fuchs, Tania Kausmally, Marcel Tolkowsky, Helen Liversidge,... Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 97047
MOORE, Nicholas, & Lucian Freud (illus.) The Glass Tower.
London : 1944First edition, first impression. In 1945, W.H. Auden awarded Moore the Patron Prize for Contemporary Poetry and in 1947 he received the Harriet Monroe Memorial Prize from Poetry Magazine. The poet and editor Meary James Thurairajah Tambimuttu commissioned the young Lucian Freud to illustrate this book of poems and it is one of his first paid artistic... Learn More£325.00
Stock Code: 120646
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
COWARD, Noel. Post-Mortem. A Play in Eight Scenes.
London : 1931First edition, first impression. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper, "For William with my love, Noel." The recipient was William Armstrong (1882-1952), director and producer of the Liverpool Playhouse from 1922 to 1944, where he directed several Coward plays in the 1930s. He received an honorary MA from Liverpool... Learn More£975.00
Stock Code: 114999
BRITISH SPORTS AND SPORTSMEN. British Sports and Sportsmen. Sportsmen of the Past.
London : Limited edition, number 670 of 1,000 copies. Very handsome copy of this "picture gallery which, of its kind, is unique in its completeness. The retrospect does not extend quite to the days of Nimrod and the mighty hunters of whom we know only by legendary record, but it does go back about as far as oral tradition can carry. There is hardly a sportsman... Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 86975
(CHURCHILL, Winston S.) EPSTEIN, Sir Jacob. Original bronze head of Winston Churchill.
London : 1947Widely regarded as one of the finest representations of Churchill by one of the most celebrated British sculptors of the 20th century. In August 1945 following Churchill's defeat in the July general election the Ministry of Information's War Artists' Advisory Committee, at the suggestion of its chairman, Sir Kenneth Clark, commissioned Epstein to... Learn More£150,000.00
Stock Code: 130956
GRIVAZ, Eugene. The World Awheel.
New York : 1896First and only edition. Extremely uncommon, just 8 copies listed on OCLC, 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
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
LAWRENCE, T. E. Oriental Assembly.
London : 1939First edition, first impression, of "one of the last of the 'literary remains' volumes" (O'Brien). This copy is from the library of author and biographer John Stewart Collis, with a neat ownership inscription to the front pastedown: "John Stewart Collis's copy, given to me after his death by Irene Collis". Collis was an admirer of Lawrence, and wrote... Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 134667
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 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, Hugh... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 138200
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
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
STRASSER, Alex. Victorian Photography.
London : 1942First edition, limited to 250 numbered copies of which this is number 107, of the second and final title in Andor Kraszna-Kraus's Classics of Photography series, a venture cut short by the war but which still succeeded in revolutionising the study of Victorian photography. "Gallery of Immortal Portraits (1940) and Victorian Photography (1942) reproduced... Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 105637
(COSWAY-STYLE BINDING) LUDWIG, Emil. Napoleon.
London : 1927First UK edition, following the New York edition of the preceding year and the German of 1925. "Ludwig was trained in law but at 25 began writing plays and poems. After serving as foreign correspondent for a German newspaper during World War I, he wrote a novel (Diana, originally published as two works, 191819; Eng. trans., 1929). In 1920 he published... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 138769
CATLIN, George. North American Indians.
Edinburgh : 1926A 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 as well as more than four hundred... Learn More£1,875.00
Stock Code: 126141
[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. Illustrations of the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians:
London : 1851Handsomely bound early printing of Catlin's illustrated account of Native American tribes, first published in 1841, reissued many times over the following 50 years. 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... Learn More£675.00
Stock Code: 130731
[YOUNG, Arthur.] A Six Weeks Tour,
London : 1768First edition of Young's second book, following The Farmer's Letters to the People of England (also 1768). "Arthur Young, like Jethro Tull, was a great agricultural reformer whose influence reached far beyond his own country. England, however, with its increased acreage of cultivated land resulting from the enclosure system, and the consequent rise... Learn More£550.00
Stock Code: 129637
SCHETKY, John Christian. Reminiscences of the Veterans of the Sea.
London : 1867First and only edition. Decidedly uncommon, Copac cites copies at five British and Irish institutional libraries (BL, NMM, RA, V&A, National Trust - Wimpole Hall); OCLC adds just three further locations, all in the United States (Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, Newberry, and New York Historical Society). No copies recorded at auction.
"In... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 116744
HAMILTON, Cicely. A Pageant of Great Women.
[London] : 1910First edition, first impression, of Hamilton's play celebrating powerful women throughout history, including Joan of Arc, Sappho, and Boudica. The pageant was first performed at the Scala Theatre in London on 10 November 1909 and was quickly staged all over Britain. It was first directed by the actress, producer, and daughter of Ellen Terry, Edith Craig... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 128582
(SHAW, George Bernard.) COSTER, Howard. Attractive inscribed photographic portrait on textured paper by Howard Coster.
London : [early 1930s]Signed by Shaw at the top of the image and by Coster (in pencil) on the mount; additionally inscribed by Shaw on the mount: "To Mary Lawton, G. Bernard Shaw, 13/11/36". An excellent association: Shaw had known the American actress Mary Lawton since before the Great War: he directed her in the first Broadway production of his play The Philanderer (performed... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 114626
(PHOTOGRAPHY.) SMITH, Catherine A. N. Half plate tintype by a female photographer.
840 Broadway, New York : [c.1870s-90s]A notably unusual tintype photograph, very informally composed, of three elegantly dressed women in hats and fur clothing by New York photographer "Mrs C.A.N. Smith", who specialised in ladies' portraits. Each of the women gaze in different directions; their positioning, and the uneven framing of the image, is unorthodox; the photograph's edges are... Learn More£550.00
Stock Code: 131611
KAFKA, Franz. The Metamorphosis.
London : 1937First English language edition, first impression, of the author's masterpiece, which was originally published in the German magazine Die Weißen Blätter in October 1915, under the title Die Verwandlung. The translator was A. L. "Bert" Lloyd. Lloyd came from a humble background, emigrated to Australia in the 20s and, after stints working... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 135807
ADDAMS, Jane. Twenty Years at Hull-House.
New York : 1910First edition, limited issue, number 28 of 210 copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf. Twenty Years at Hull-House is the first autobiography of social reformer and peace activist Jane Addams (1860-1935), the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (in 1931), and the founder of the social work profession in the US.
The... Learn More£1,200.00
Stock Code: 137440
[JOHNSTON, George Liddell; James Albert Buchanan Jay.] The Alphabet Illustrated.
[Herefordshire, : c.1858]A finely executed alphabet book of captioned pen-and-ink drawings, featuring personified letters in the Victorian grotesque tradition. The drawings were executed by a talented amateur artist, carefully copied from a rare, privately-published work, The Alphabet Illustrated, by Reverend George Liddell Johnston, a feature of which is the caricatured, oversized... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 137720
BUCCI, Anselmo. Croquis du front italien - 50 pointes sèches documentaires.
Paris : 1917First edition of 125 copies only, this one of 100 on Hollande, after 25 on japon. Extremely uncommon, OCLC lists only the 1997 reprint, just one copy at auction over the last 40 years. Superb series of etched illustrations of life on the Italian Front as a member of a volunteer cyclist battalion. Born in Fossombrone in the Marche, Bucci (1887-1955)... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 91489
(CLAFLIN, Tennessee.) Carte-de-visite.
[New York : early 1870s]A striking portrait of Tennessee "Tennie" Claflin who, in partnership with her sister Victoria Woodhull, was America's first female stockbroker; this carte-de-visite, of head-and-shoulders length, depicts her wearing an extravagant ruffled wrap, and gives her profession as "Broker". The photographer remains unidentified. We can trace examples of this... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 134920
NIGHTINGALE, Florence. Signed cabinet photograph.
London : [c.1900]A superb large format signed photograph, one (and perhaps the largest) of only very few examples of a signed photographic portrait of Florence Nightingale to have appeared on the market, auction records recording no examples. There are signed cartes-de-visite at the Florence Nightingale Museum in London (dated 1861, photographer H. Lenthal) and Columbia... Learn More£35,000.00
Stock Code: 125693
WAIN, Louis. [Kaleidoscope cat.]
c.1930sA rare, superbly coloured "kaleidoscope" cat by the beloved "asylum artist" Louis Wain, presumed to have been created during his later years at Napsbury Asylum when his fluctuating psychological state was profoundly transforming his art. In this case, the image retains the realistic form of a mischievous cat but with the psychotic gleam and unnaturally... Learn More£18,500.00
Stock Code: 125094