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DALI ON MODERN ART: THE CUCKOLDS OF ANTIQUATED MODERN ART
Written by Salvador Dali; Haakon M. Chevalier.
Stock no. 1828069
Published by Vision Press Limited. 1st 1958. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

In this book, Salvador Dali taks a sharp look at modern art. He does not like what he sees... In one hundred and sixty brilliant, impudent, sarcastic, provoking pages - which contain both Haakon Chevalier's lucid translation and Dali's original French text - the man tells us what is wrong with modern art, its artists and its critics. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. French text to rear is printed on green paper. Light rubbing to top & tail of spine and corners. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn, repaired on verso to top front panel with clear tape, browned to spine and scuffed to rear panel.

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BRIAN PLUMMER: LANDSCAPE & PERCEPTION
Written by Brian Plummer; Norbert Lynton; Susan King. Illustrated by Brian Plummer.
Stock no. 1826732
Published by University Of Westminster Press. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Paintings and Works on Paper 1987-98. Brian Plummer has a distinguished career as painter and teacher. At one level he is a Constructivist artist but is also, openly and visibly, a landscape painter. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and colour illustrations. ISBN: 1859190448. Light rubbing to board corners. White pictorial dustwrapper is just a little scuffed.

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MATISSE THE MASTER: A LIFE OF HENRI MATISSE VOLUME TWO, 1909-1954
Written by Hilary Spurling.
Stock no. 1826356
Published by The Penguin Group. Circa 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Whitbread Book of the Year 2005. Red cloth spine with gilt title, beige paper boards. B/w photos & illustrations, a few colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780241133392. Fourth printing.

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ALFRED STIEGLITZ: A LEGACY OF LIGHT
Written by Katherine Hoffman. Illustrated by Alfred Stieglitz.
Stock no. 1824244
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A compelling portrait of the American photographer's life and art from 1915 to 1946, focusing on his American works, issues of identity, and the rise of modernism in America. Black cloth boards, white titles. B/w photos and a few colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780300134452. Very minor foxing to top edge of text block. Contents are clean. White pictorial dustwrapper has a few small marks.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF MODERN ART (CYANAMID WRAPPER)
Written by William Gaunt.
Stock no. 2130419
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Observer's book no. 34. With 16 plates in full colour and 52 monochrome reproductions from the originals. Laminate boards. In rare advertising wrapper. From Impressionism to the present day. Light bumping to top and tail of spine. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.

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BEYOND BELIEF
Written by Damien Hirst; Will Self. Illustrated by Damien Hirst.
Stock no. 2122052
Published by Other Criteria. Circa 2007. Fine condition.

Large format. Stiff card covers, white cloth spine. Published to accompany Damien Hirst's 2007 exhibition at White Cube in London. ISBN: 9781904212218. Still in original shrink wrap that is a bit torn in places - unopened!

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ADRIAN TRANQUILLI
Written by Maria Grazia Tolomeo Speranza; Alberto Fiz; et al.
Stock no. 2116801
Published by Charta. Circa 2009. Fine condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Dual language book; text in Italian and English. 37 illustrations, including 12 in colour. ISBN: 8881583534. Still in original shrink wrap.

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GONO IN 'DIVIDE ET IMPERA' LAND
Written by Bramamtyo Priyosusilo. Illustrated by Gono Sudargono.
Stock no. 1810333
Published by Gono Studio. 1st 1999. Very good condition.

Biography and modern art of Gono. Large format. Cardwraps. B/w and colour illustrations. SIGNED by the author to title page (with dedication). Covers rubbed and creased. Contents clean.

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BERNAR VENET PERFORMANCES, ETC. 1961-2006
No author listed.
Stock no. 1605507
Published by Charta. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 8881585995.

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BEATRIZ MILLAR
Written by Gabriella Belli.
Stock no. 1605495
Published by Charta. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition.

Card wraps. Colour and b/w illustrations. Text in Italian and English. ISBN: 8881584948.

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I WANT TO SPEND THE REST OF MY LIFE EVERYWHERE, WITH EVERYONE, ONE TO ONE, ALWAYS, FOREVER, NOW
Written by Damien Hirst. Illustrated by Damien Hirst.
Stock no. 2109753
Published by Booth-Clibborn. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large square format. First book by the author. Looking at his art works so far, expressed in his own words, and illustrated by his own selection of over 700 images, pop-ups and special inserts. ISBN: 1873968442. Front joint is a bit cracked. Two pop-up/moveable pieces have come unglued - but could be repaired with double-sided sticky tape. Many inserts present and original sticker sheet - but no list to discover if any are missing - assumed all present. Wrapper is faded to spine with some edge-creasing.

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