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The National Distress, with its remedies, Real and Imaginary, Examined in Three Letters to the...
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The National Distress, with its remedies, Real and Imaginary, Examined in Three Letters to the Mechanics and Artisans of Birmingham

by HILL, Frederic [Frederick] (1803–1896)

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London / Birmingham: Longman And Co, Paternoster Row / J Drake, New Street, Birmingham, ND. First edition. Pamphlet. Very Good. pp. 80, + fold-out table, Expenditure of a Working Man. Disbound slim pamphlet in very good condition, some fraying around spine, some turning to a few page corners at bottom, but a clean, firm copy with sound binding. The TP lists Frederick Hill as the author, not Frederic as he was baptised. Hill was one of the most notable Victorian prison reformers and politically involved throughout his career, including working towards the Reform Bill of 1832. The pamphlet would have been written just prior to Hill joining the Birmingham Political Union, which campaigned for the extension of the vote. His brother Rowland, inventor of the postage stamp, had an equally illustrious career. To tp, in a Victorian hand, in pencil, 'First Composition in print by Frederic Hill' and in ink, the date 1828. The date is notable, as there is no date to the TP and the BL - and other holdings -… Read More
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Photographs [SIGNED]
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Photographs [SIGNED]

by DAVIDSON, Bruce; GELDZAHLER, Henry (pref)

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New York: Agrinde Publications, 1978. First edition. Boards. Near Fine/very good. Lrg square 4to. (28-1/2cm x 30-1/2cm) Half cream cloth on grey boards. pp. 167. As well as the preface, Davidson provides his own introduction. A comprehensive résumé of the Magnum member's work including chapters from The Dwarf [Circus pictures], Brooklyn Gang, Black Americans and Welsh Miners. SIGNED by Davidson to half title. Unclipped dust jacket, housed in a mylar protective sleeve. Some creasing, crimping to jacket around head of spine, some minor darkening around folds. Light shelfwear to base of covers, else fine.
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The Diaries of Tony Benn, 1940-2001 Complete Seven Volume Set
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The Diaries of Tony Benn, 1940-2001 Complete Seven Volume Set

by BENN, Tony; WINSTONE, Ruth (ed)

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London: Hutchinson, 1994-2001. First edition. Original Cloth. Very Good/very good. Years of Hope 1940-1962, Out of the Wilderness 1963-67, Office Without Power 1968-72, Against the Tide 1973-76, Conflicts of Interest 1977-80, The End of an Era 1980-90, Free at Last! 1991-2001. Lacks the More Time for Politics 2001-2007, issued in 2007, after his retirement from parliament in 2001. All first editions, first printings. All jackets in protective transparent removable sleeves, so very well kept, all unclipped. Pages to Free at Last somewhat toned; some faint discolouration to page edges of a few copies, traces of finger soil to lower page tips on most copies, light edgewear to some jackets, chiefly head of spine. Free of any inscriptions or marks, a very bright, sound set.
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Shoe, Shoe PARADISE
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Shoe, Shoe PARADISE

by TAKADA, Kisa [1941-2006]

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Tokyo: Libro Port, 1991. First edition. Original Cloth. Fine/very good. Sm oblong 4to. In the bright yellow cloth boards with blind embossed title. Illustrated endpapers. pp. 125 with 122 colour photographic plates of shoes designed by Takada between 1967 and 1990. Held her first exhibition at a Ginza art gallery in 1966 since when she became one of the most innovative and stylish shoe designers of the C20th. Unclipped jacket with light edgewear only. Uncommon.
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ICONIC A Photographic Tribute to Apple Innovation
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ICONIC A Photographic Tribute to Apple Innovation

by ZUFI, Jonathan; WOZNIAK, Steve (foreword)

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Atlanta, GA: Ridgewood Publishing, 2013. First Edition. Original Cloth. Near fine/near fine. Landscape 4to (25cm x 31.5cm). Dark grey linen boards, black lettered title to spine and upper board. ix, 326. Enclosed a copy of supplement in unopened sealed transparent envelope, with typed letter from Zufi dated November 2014, stating that the supplement contains all the new photos taken for the second edition. With a superb collection of photographs, showcasing items from the early Apple I in 1977 to the Lisa in 1983, through to more recent iDevices and Macbooks. A painstaking survey of Apple's progress, and labour of love by Zufi: "In 2009, I decided to embark on a personal mission to document and photograph every product Apple has made since 1976. In 2013, after collecting over 500 products and taking over 150,000 photos I self published 'ICONIC: A Photographic Tribute to Apple Innovation' - a 340 page book that chronicles every major Apple product ever released." In the original box. The previous… Read More
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Art and Palace Politics in Early Modern Japan 1580s-1680s

Art and Palace Politics in Early Modern Japan 1580s-1680s

by LILLEHOJ, Elizabeth

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Leiden: Brill, 2011. First Edition. Boards. Near fine/near fine. Vol 2 in the series, Japanese Visual Culture. Tall 8vo. (25.5cm). Boards, lettered title to cover. In unclipped dust jacket. pp. 296. W/ 98 colour plates. Some faint edgewear to jacket, minor signs of use, a very sound, almost as new copy.
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The Collected Essex Edition in 12 volumes
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The Collected Essex Edition in 12 volumes

by WELLS, H G

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London: Ernest Benn, 1926-1927. First Edition thus. Cloth. Near fine. The thin-paper edition, a complete set of the first 12 volumes to be issued. Sm 8vo (17.5cm). With the faux engraved title pages. The publisher states in a page to rear, "Further volumes will be issued monthly until the edition is complete." In all, 28 volumes were published. The titles in this set are, in order: The History of Mr Polly (Vol I), Kipps (II), The New Machiavelli (III), The Invisible Man (IV), a small, just under 1cm tear to spine; The Food of the Gods (V), The Stolen Bacillus (VI), Tono-Bungay (VII), The First Men in the Moon (VIII), Love and Mr Lewisham (IX), front gutter cracked; The Sleeper Awakes (Vol X), Twelve Stories And a Dream (XI), In the Days of the Comet (Vol XII). All in the uniform tan cloth, top edges stained brown, gilt titles to spines, with decorated gilt panels and gilt motif to upper board. There are no inscriptions or ownership marks. Tips of a few volumes slightly pushed. Bindings remain firm,… Read More
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A Fair and Methodical Discussion of the First and Great Controversy between the Church of England...
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A Fair and Methodical Discussion of the First and Great Controversy between the Church of England and Church of Rome, Concerning the Infallible Guide in Three Discourses

by Anonymous [HOOPER, George, 1640-1727]

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London: Printed for R. Chilwell at the Rose and Crown in St Paul's Churchyard, and R. Bentley in Russel-Street in Covent-Garden, 1689. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Sm 4to (20cm). Rebound in later black faux leather, with new endpapers, five raised bands to spine, gilt title, 'Infallible Guide', to cover, and date, 1689. pp. [i], title, [iv], imprimatur, [v-vi], contents, 132. A scarce copy of Hooper's second work, an apologetic in defence of the Anglican Church. Hooper had a more than accomplished academic record, being elected a scholar at St Paul's School, and subsequently granted a King's Scholarship at Westminster School. At Oxford he excelled in mathematics, while also learning good Hebrew and Syriac alongside Greek and Latin. In 1680 he was appointed chaplain to King Charles II. Subsequently made Bishop of Bath and Wells from 1704 to 1727. All of Hooper's works were published anonymously. The text of this states there are three discourses, but the book contains only two discourses; the… Read More
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Stories Toto Told Me

Stories Toto Told Me

by Baron Corvo (Frederick Rolfe, 1860-1913)

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London and New York: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1898. First Edition. Printed wrappers. Good. 8vo., (17cm). Number Six in the Bodley Booklets series. pp. 118 [8]. To flyleaf, an old bookseller's pencilled note and what appears to be a name; on first blank, in a fine hand, the name Hugh M Tosh, dated 1908. The backstrip has worn away, with just a strip with the title remaining, and the rear wrapper is detached. Wrappers somewhat chipped, worn to tips, with creases to front, darkened, a few minor marks. Even so, if somewhat fragile, the binding is holding perfectly well. Rolfe's first major publication after Tarcissus some 18 years earlier and which launched his career as a writer.
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Monochrome Ceramics of Ming and Ch'ing Dynasties: Jointly Presented by the Min Chiu Society and...
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Monochrome Ceramics of Ming and Ch'ing Dynasties: Jointly Presented by the Min Chiu Society and the Urban Council, Hong Kong

by TAM, Laurence C S (Curator)

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Hong Kong: The Urban Council Hong Kong, 1977. First Edition. Original Cloth. Near fine/very good. 4to. (26.5cm). Bound in the grey green cloth, black lettered titles to spine and cover. Text in English and Chinese. pp. 142. With 155 plates, chiefly b&w, some in colour. A clean, sound copy, in a dust jacket with a couple of small closed tears, repaired to back with archival tape. An excellent resource on the subject.
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Restructuring Law & Practice (Third edition, 2022)

Restructuring Law & Practice (Third edition, 2022)

by HOWARD, Chris; WARNER, Presley; BEATTY, Chris

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UK: LexisNexis, 2022. Third Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Lrge 8vo. Blue cloth, titles to spine and cover. lxv, 1643. Very minor signs of use, otherwise as new. Substantial new material added since the 2nd edition. "The third edition is fully updated to cover all recent developments including the new market abuse regime, information and disclosure requirements and credit derivatives. There are three new chapters on project financing and commodities restructuring, bond restructurings and liability management."
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The Temple. Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations
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The Temple. Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations

by HERBERT, George (1593–1633)

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London: Elliot Stock, 1876. First edition, thus. Full Leather. Very good. Being a facsimile reprint of the first edition / with an introduction by Rev. Alexander B. Grosart. 12mo., (18cm). Panelled black morocco, with floral blind stamped border. Five raised bands. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers, inside gilt dentelles. Matching gilt blocked decorations of acorns and oak leaves to spine compartments and covers. Facsimile of the 1633 University of Cambridge first edition. xvi, 192, [3], index. Some tanning to pages at margins - seems to be a recurring issue with some Stock editions - joints rubbed, slight crack to front inner hinge. No ownership marks or annotations. No limitation, but a scarce Elliot Stock facsimile edition with no other copies listed online as of May, '23.
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Tokyo Suburbia [SIGNED]
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Tokyo Suburbia [SIGNED]

by HOMMA, Takashi

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Kyoto: Korinsha Press, 1998. First edition. Laminated Boards. Near Fine. 4to (29cm). Photographically illustrated paper on laminated thick boards. Full bleed colour photographic images on paper over thick laminated card pages. Unpaginated. Signed by Homma to inner rear pastedown in pen. With the accompanying 20p. loose leaf pamphlet leaflet in the fluorescent green enclosed with text in Japanese and English, including two essays, by architect Momoyo Kajima, 'Ways of Looking at the Suburban Landscape,' and 'In the very fact of an intensity without having "meaning"' by sociologist Shinji Miyadai. Images from the endless sprawl of Tokyo's suburbs, capturing well manicured lawns, bright pastel shades and dreamy blue skies. Only occasionally does the imagery veer off into less certain, bleaker shades. Parr & Badger, The Photobook, A History, Vol 2. A slight crease mark to spine, some light shelfwear to lower edges of boards, otherwise a very sound copy.
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ezra petronio suzanne koller selected works subjective inventory
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ezra petronio suzanne koller selected works subjective inventory

by PETRONIO, Ezra; KOLLER, Suzanne

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Zurich: JRP | Ringier publications, 2008. First Edition. Original Cloth. Near fine/No dust jacket (as issued). Sm 4to (23.5cm). In the dark maroon cloth, black blocked titles to spine, cover. pp. 243. Photo shoots and images by Petronio, and Koller, fashion photographers and designers and co-founders of the the French biannual fashion and culture magazine Self Service. "This volume is an organic gathering, collected over the past 15 years, of the work of Ezra Petronio and Suzanne Koller, partners in the Paris branch of the international design firm, Work in Progress. It features Petronio and Koller's groundbreaking work on their international style magazine, Self-Service, as well as many additional projects with clients, artists and other creative minds." A scarce copy of a now hard to obtain text. Crammed with photos by and of Petronio and Koller shoots and product images. One or two very faint marks to boards, otherwise a tight, very well kept copy.
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The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere with the Notes of All the Various Commentators (Bell's...
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The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere with the Notes of All the Various Commentators (Bell's Edition) [20 vols - complete] [WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE]

by SHAKESPEARE, William (1564–1616)

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London: John Bell, 1788. First Edition, thus. Half Leather. Good to Very Good. Printed Complete From the Best Editions of Sam. Johnson and Geo. Steevens. 12mo (15cm). Complete in 20 volumes, with essays by Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, many of the plays with separate, lengthy, very detailed annotations, setting out bibliographical issues, printing history and the like. An important scholarly reference for the time, gathering together numerous essays and commentaries on the plays. Under Bell's direction, these sets would have been issued at a competitive price. Prolegomena, Vol I: frontis. portrait engraving of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, with the facing engraved dedication page by John Bell to His Royal Highness George Prince of Wales. A collection of Prefaces, including Pope, Johnson, Warburton and Heminge and Condell's preface to the folio edition of 1623. Prolegomena, Vol II: engraved frontis portrait of E. Malone (Edward), engraved portrait of David Garrick, Nicholas Rowe with… Read More
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