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Case d'Armons
Guillaume Apollinaire's extraordinary calligrammatic tour de force Case d'Armons printed at the front in the First World War in very limited numbers.
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Apollinaire, GuillaumeCase d'Armons1915
From or by Marcel Duchamp or...
A very scarce copy of Marcel Duchamp's 'La Boîte-en-Valise' with a triple presentation from Duchamp.
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Duchamp, MarcelFrom or by Marcel...1941–1958
Pulling Mouth
Original 16mm film for Bruce Nauman's 'Pulling Mouth'.
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Nauman, BrucePulling Mouth1969
Unique hand-coloured copy with the lithograph for the front wrapper and each of the lithographs in the book hand-coloured by de Chirico in delicate shades of water-colour.
Chirico, Giorgio de. Apollinaire, GuillaumeCalligrammes1930
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The Plan and Estimate of Finishing...
An exceptional discrete collection - and a remarkable survival from the early eighteenth-century - of groundplans, elevations and documents, the proposal by Hawksmoor, Campbell and James for Queen Anne's North Pavilion at Greenwich.
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Hawksmoor, Campbell & JamesThe Plan and Estimate...1728 / 1729
Recueil des Plans, Elevations et Coupes...
The rare first edition - a beautiful copy in contemporary red morocco with the arms of Stanislas Leczinski for whom the book was produced - of one of the greatest and most beautiful 18th century books on gardens and architecture.
£160,000
Here De Corny, Emmanuel LéopoldRecueil des Plans, Elevations...1750 c.–1753
La Septième Face du Dé. Poëmes...
The édition de tête of 'La Septième Face du Dé' with Marcel Duchamp's 'couverture-cigarettes' and an original collage poème-découpage by Georges Hugnet.
£95,000
Duchamp, Marcel. Hugnet, GeorgesLa Septième Face du...1936
The Queen's Bible. The Holy Bible,...
The magnificent 'Queen's Bible' illustrated with original photographs by Francis Frith and in elaborate decorative red morocco with extensive furniture by Leighton.
£75,000
Frith, FrancisThe Queen's Bible. The...1862–1863
Machina della Coccagna
An exceptional extant corpus of the Neapolitan Coccagna engravings.
£65,000
Rosso / Vaccaro / CanaleMachina della Coccagna1729–1734
Dylan Thomas. Collected Poems 1934 -...
An extraordinary work of sympathy, empathy and synchronicity: Ceri Richards' ink illuminations to the poems of Dylan Thomas - with the beautiful painted dust-jacket - undertaken while the poet was dying.
£55,000
Richards, Ceri. Dylan ThomasDylan Thomas. Collected Poems...1953
Où Boivent les Loups
André Breton's copy of the rare édition de tête on Japon Nacré with a long presentation from Tzara and Max Ernst's frontispiece etching in three states.
£55,000
Ernst, Max. Tzara, TristanOù Boivent les Loups1932
Le Vite de' piu eccellenti Pittori,...
The second edition of Vasari's famous 'Vite' but the first complete edition with much new material and the first to be illustrated.
£55,000
Vasari, GiorgioLe Vite de' piu...1568
Fifteen Photographs
A superb example of the Double Elephant Press portfolio of signed photographs by Garry Winogrand.
£40,000
Winogrand, Garry. Friedlander, Lee, EdFifteen Photographs1974
Fifteen Photographs
A superb example of the Double Elephant Press portfolio of signed photographs by Manuel Alvarez Bravo.
£40,000
Bravo, Manuel Alvarez. Friedlander, Lee, EdFifteen Photographs1974
Détail des Nouveaux Jardins à la...
A complete copy of Le Rouge's expansive and virtually unobtainable publication on gardens in the Anglo-Chinese manner.
£40,000
Le Rouge, (George Louis)Détail des Nouveaux Jardins...1776–1787
Toulouse-Lautrec's masterpiece, pre-dating Bonnard's 'Parallèlement' by some 6 years, and one of the earliest and greatest modern illustrated books.
Toulouse-lautrec. Geffroy, GustaveYvette Guilbert1894
£38,500
Mo Hitotsu No Kuni / Another...
The very scarce first edition of Moriyama's hand-made artist's book, the variant with the American flag cover, this copy signed 'Daido' by Moriyama.
£38,000
Moriyama DaidoMo Hitotsu No Kuni...1974
A beautiful édition de tête copy of Hugnet's Non Vouloir with a presentation from Hugnet, Picasso's frontispiece engraving and a suite of the plates in four colours.
Picasso. Hugnet, GeorgesNon Vouloir1942
£37,500
Original collage for La Brebis Galante
Original signed collage by Max Ernst for La Brebis Galante.
£37,500
Ernst, MaxOriginal collage for La...1949
Katalog zur Ausstellung der K. G...
The very rare first exhibition catalogue for the Künstlergruppe Brücke illustrated with original woodcuts by Kirchner, Heckel, Pechstein and Schmidt-Rottluff.
£35,000
Brucke (Kirchner, Pechstein, Heckel & Schmidt-Rottluff)Katalog zur Ausstellung der...1910
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