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Guy Atkins. Asger Jorn : the Final Years 1965 – 1973. Lund Humphries 1980. Hardback in jacket, damp stain on front endpaper, small ink / paint marks on edge, paper becoming foxed. £200.00

Charles Baudelaire, Jonathan Mayne | The Painter of Modern Life | Phaidon | 1964 | jacket is priceclipped, spine lightly sunned, previous owner’s signature & stamp on ffep, tipped in coloured plate present at front of book – First edition | £30.00


Peter Beagle, Ted Berrigan, John Cage, etc.: Guabi, issue no. 1. 1969.Large format (approx. 8.5 x 9 inch) magazine, published from Merrill College, University of California. This quite bulky publication is bound by two staples: the upper staple has started to come away from the card cover, & the predominantly white back cover is marked at the top corner. £30.00

Samuel Beckett | Proust: and Three Dialogues with Georges Duthuit | John Calder | apparently unread paperback | £45.00

Lenny Bruce | The Essential Lenny Bruce | Macmillan |1972 | Edited by John Cohen. Two volume set of proofs. |£50.00


Warren Buckland (ed).: The Film Spectator: From Sign to Mind. Amsterdam University Press, 1995. 9053561315. Paperback. Fair. Signed by editor! Cover is rather worn, discoloured and creased. Edges of page block grubby. Prev. owner’s name on fep. N.B. Considerable sections of text are HEAVILY MARKED, ANNOTATED & UNDERLINED WITH BIRO OR HIGHLIGHTER!!! Still a useable copy of this scarce title. Ready to post in UK. (Stock ref 1342) £75.00

Shane Butler and Alex Purves [eds.] | Synaesthesia and the Ancient Senses | Acumen | light external wear | £14.00

John Cage | A Year from Monday | John Calder | 1968 | predominantly white jacket is rather worn & marked, lettering on spine is faded but legible, edge of pageblock is foxed, a plant has been pressed between the blank p.viii & the first page of the foreword, lightly marking the paper First edition | £25.00

Jean Cocteau, Robert Phelps | Professional Secrets | Farrar, Straus & Giroux | 1972 | In unclipped jacket with lightly faded spine; outer edge of pageblock foxed; light crease to ffep First edition | £15.00

Julie Davis | Punk | Millington | 1977 | 0860000982 Outer edge of cover creased; long split at bottom of fold of front cover/spine; outer corners of back cover creased; lettering on spine faded; pale background of cover marked; light crease to outer edge of ffep; name on ffep; paper tanned & foxed; lower corner of many pages bowed. But still resonant & wonderful. | £50.00

T. S. Eliot | Dante | Faber | 1965 | Specially printed by Faber and Faber for the Italian Institute in London in memory of T. S. Eliot in the year of the Seventh Centenary of Dante’s birth. | £30.00

William Empson | The Structure of Complex Words | Chatto & Windus | 1951 | First edition. Good/good. Green boards and gilt lettering reasonably bright though top edge a little faded. Long edge of page block noticeably foxed.Occasional pencil marking in margin (usually to correct text typos). Gift inscription on fep. Dj is foxed, grubby and darkened on spine: not price-clipped but tatty along top edge and has 1cm closed tear at foot of spine | £75.00

J.J. Fox & T.H. Bowles: The Analysis of Pigments, Paints & Varnishes. Ernest Benn, 1927. Hardback/no dj. Good. Grey boards rather worn at top and foot of spine and corners. Spine slightly faded but blue lettering still clear and well-defined. Top of page edges dusty and a little foxed. Some foxing to eps. Crossed-out name on fep. Ready to post in UK. (Stock ref 1856) £39.00


Naomi M. Garret: The Renaissance of Haitian Poetry Presence Africaine unlaminated cover is worn & marked, with a short split & some loss at the top of the spine, edge worn, lower corner bumped, name on ffep, date marked at foot of title page (Stock ref 3026) £25.00

J. C. B. Gosling, C. C. W. Taylor | The Greeks on Pleasure | 1984 | spine sunned & creased, upper tip of back cover creased, minor wear to cover & edge, text pages unmarked | £25.00

Lisa Guild: British Abstraction of the 1930s. Albemarle Gallery, 1988. Paperback (stapled). Good. Catalogue for the 13 Jan – 5 Feb 1988 exhibition. Introduction by Lisa Guild. 11 artists each with a biography and one b/w plate, chronology, bibliography. (Stock ref 1730) £8.00

Graham Gussin | One hundred titles | Cleveland | 1996 | Paperback. Fair. Cover is rather worn, reading crease to spine, some small marks on back. Scarce. ‘Titles taken from short science fiction stories published in ‘Analog’ (formerly known as ‘Amazing Stories’) from 1930-1994.’ | £35.00

Michael Heller (ed) | Carl Rakosi: Man and Poet | National Poetry Foundation | 1993 | Paperback. Spine and strip of front cover sunned. Tiny mark on edge of page block. Lower corner slightly bumped. | £25.00

Thomas Leabhart | Modern and Post-modern Mime | Macmillan | 1989 | 9780312174514 | some wear to cover & edge, text pages unmarked | £35.00

Pierre Macherey | A Theory of Literary Production | RKP | 1978 | hardback in unclipped jacket, name on ffep, publisher’s isbn sticker on publishing information page – First edition | £30.00

Charles Marowitz | The Marowitz Hamlet | Allen Lane | 1968 | jacket still looks impressive, but has suffered some tears & creasing to its edges, some light pencil marking to text pages – First edition | £10.00


H. S. K. Mwaniki | The Living History of Embu and Mbeere | East African. Literature Bureau 1973 cover rather worn & marked, heavy foxing / marking on page edges, liquid paper on ffep | £20.00

Leonard Nimoy | I am Not Spock | Celestial Arts | 1975 | 0890871175 1st printing of November 1975. Book still looks good, but there is some wear to the cover, most evident at the edges of the spine, & a closed 2cm split at the bottom of the fold of the spine/front cover. The top corner of the front endpaper has been snipped off. The text pages & photographic section are unmarked & in very good condition. | £65.00

An-Yi Pan: Contemporary Taiwanese Art in the Era of Contention. Taipei Fine Arts Museum/ Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, 2004. 9570169273. Oversized paperback. Catalogue published to accompany exhibition of same name. Parallel English/Chinese text. Illustrated. Good. Cover is rather worn, particularly on lower edge front cover. Corners bumped. Lower corner front cover creased. Gift inscription on title page which also has set off from yellow inside front cover. Tiny closed nick in top of edge of contents page. Edge of page block a little grubby. Dispatched first class from UK within 2 working days. (Stock ref 373) £55.00


Eurwen Price, etc.: Celtic Literature and Culture in the Twentieth Century International Celtic Congress 1997 Plain white cover is a little foxed / marked, remainder mark on lower edge. (Stock ref 3017) £20.00

Jerome Sans & Marc Sanchez, (eds).: What is the Artist’s Role Today/Quel est le Role de l’Artiste Aujourd’Hui? Palais de Tokyo, 2002. 2847110011. Paperback. Good. Copyright page date ’10 novembre 2001′. This is ‘Tokyobook 2’. DUAL LANGUAGE ENGLISH & FRENCH TEXT. Arranged like an old Ace double sf pb, one way up in English, flip the book over and the other way up it’s in French! Paperback with continental style flaps. White unlaminated card cover has small stain on English front cover and a couple of specks and grubby line on the fold of the French front. V faint pink mark at top of spine. Spine uncreased and few signs of handling – in fact it doesn’t look like it has been read in either language. Ready to post in UK. (Stock ref 1910) £22.50

Nicholas Saunders | Alternative London | Nicholas Saunders | 1970 | handsome copy with a crease at the lower corner of the front cover, paper tanned with age | £30.00

Emil Schumacher / Jens Christian Jensen / Andreas Franzke / Luigi Cavadini: Emil Schumacher : 2 volumes in case. Fidia 1994 serviceable two volume set: the card case is worn, with a split on the lower edge; the white card covers of the two books are worn & marked, as are the edges; there is a noticeable ripple to the edge of the page block of both vols; both vols have a previous owner’s signature on the half title page, and there is the imprint of some other bookdealer’s price on the ffep of vol 1: overall, this is still an impressive set, but very definitely secondhand (Stock ref 1908) £40.00

Ralph Steadman; Andrew Lambirth | Red Alert | October Gallery | 1990 | light external wear | £15.00

Adrian Stokes | Stones of Rimini | Faber | 1934 | Previous owner’s signature on front pastedown. | £100.00


Stefan Themerson: Logic, Labels, and Flesh Gaberbocchus 1974 front cover set a little forward, author’s name faded on spine, white cover a little marked (Stock ref 3042) £100.00

A. A. Valov: Art of Ivory-carving in Tobolsk. Middle-Urals Publishing House Sverdlovsk 1987. Hardback in dustjacket. Very good, but with rather bumped, worn corners. Not much English text. (Stock ref 141) £15.00

Joao Vieira: 25 Anos de Trabalho. &etc, 1985. Paperback. PORTUGUESE TEXT ONLY. Blue cover rather worn and grubby, several thumb marks, corners bumped. Generously illustrated, with biography and texts by E.M. de Melo e Castro & Ernesto de Sousa among others. PORTUGUESE TEXT ONLY. (Stock ref 1902) £50.00

Andrea Vizzini: The Teoretical Painting. Ravagan, 1986. Paperback with flaps. 118pp. Good plus. Top and lower edges are rather worn where they have been deliberately cut longer than the page block. Cover has few tiny indentations. Corners bumped. Faint grubby mark on back ep. Many colour and b&w plates. (Stock ref 319) £20.00

Theodor Werner : Ausgewahlte Arbeiten 1939-1966 Karl & Faber 1992 predominantly white cover of catalogue is worn & marked (Stock ref 2175) £10.00

Theodor Werner : Miniaturen auf Papier 1944-1968 Karl & Faber 1990 predominantly white cover of catalogue is worn & marked, with quite heavy blotchy marking on the back (Stock ref 2173) £10.00

Clough Williams-Ellis | England and the Octopus | Geoffrey Bles | 1929 | 2nd printing in dustjacket: ex-library copy with usual markings, heavy foxing on blank last page of text block, preceding the plates; overall still a good looking book | £50.00

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