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HUNDERTWASSER
Written by Harry Randall. Illustrated by Friedereich Hundertwasser.
Stock no. 1815931
Published by Taschen. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Friedrich Hundertwasser, a dedicated artist and craftsman with a place in the front rank of those who craft their artwork well and do not merely offer it up as an illustration of an idea... Large format. Matt black paper boards with white titles. Taschen 25th anniversary title. Colour illustrations & b/w photos. ISBN: 9783822834169. Light edge-creasing to top edge of dustwrapper.

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GUERNICA: THE BIOGRAPHY OF A TWENTIETH CENTURY ICON
Written by Gijs Van Hensbergen. Illustrated by Pablo Picasso.
Stock no. 1815286
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of Picasso's masterpiece from its origin in the destruction of the Basque town of Gernika in the Spanish Civil War, through its time as a weapon in the propaganda battle against Fascism, and its later role both as the nucleus of the Museum of Modern Art in New York and as the detonator for the Big Bang of Abstract Expressionism in the late 1940s, to its long-contested but eventual triumphant return to Spain in 1981. Dark blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations plus colour plates. ISBN: 0747549389. SIGNED with dedication by the author to half-title page. Dustwrapper spine is slightly faded.

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ESPRIT DE CORPS: THE ART OF PARISIAN AVANT-GARDE AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR 1914-1925
Written by Kenneth E. Silver.
Stock no. 1815107
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A powerful study demonstrating how deeply involved the members of the Parisian avant-garde were in French society and its dominant values and relationships. Examining fully a crucial episode in the story of modern art. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. xxiv and 504 pages including index. ISBN: 0500235678. Dustwrapper just a little grubby.

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HENRI MATISSE: A RETROSPECTIVE
Written by John Elderfield. Illustrated by Henri Matisse.
Stock no. 1815085
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Published to accompany the retrospective exhibition of Henri Matisse's work at The Museum of Modern Art, New York 1992-1993. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine and publisher's vignette to front. Colour & b/w illustrations. 479 pages including index. ISBN: 0500092311. One or two minor marks to contents.

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THE BEEHIVE METAPHOR FROM GAUDI TO LE CORBUSIER
Written by Juan Antonio Ramirez.
Stock no. 1814557
Published by Reaktion Books. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos, diagrams and illustrations. The author shows how the modular structure of the beehive has had a considerable influence on the architects and artists who founded the Modern movement. ISBN: 1861890567.

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SITTING ON THE EDGE: MODERNIST DESIGN FROM THE COLLECTION OF MICHAEL & GABRIELLE BOYD
Written by Paola Antonelli; Aaron Betsky; Michael Boyd; Philippe Garner.
Stock no. 1814474
Published by San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Published on the occasion of the exhibition which ran from November 20 1998 to February 23 1999. Showcasing one of the most significant and comprehensive collections of modernist furniture in private hands, this lavish publication features more than 150 chairs, tables, and other furnishings and objects, many of which have become modernist icons. Large format. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. Colour illustrations. Essays printed on yellow paper with black/yellow illustrations. ISBN: 0847821676. Pictorial dustwrapper a little scuffed.

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THE BEEHIVE METAPHOR FROM GAUDI TO LE CORBUSIER
Written by Juan Antonio Ramirez.
Stock no. 2122128
Published by Reaktion Books. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos, diagrams and illustrations. The author shows how the modular structure of the beehive has had a considerable influence on the architects and artists who founded the Modern movement. ISBN: 1861890567. Some light creasing to corners.

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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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CHAGALL
Written by Andre Pieyre De Mandiargues. Illustrated by Marc Chagall.
Stock no. 2117335
Published by Maeght Editeur. 1st 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large square format. Text in French. Colour & b/w illustrations. With original colour lithographs bound into the front of book. Yellow cloth. Original lithograph in excellent condition. A few light foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and browned, with a couple of small nicks.

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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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JASPER JOHNS
Written by Georges Boudaille.
Stock no. 1606751
Published by Rizzoli. 1st USA 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour illustrations. Surveying the work of one of America's most influential Pop artists. ISBN: 0847811433. A little creasing to edge of wrapper.

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POTENTIAL IMAGES AMBIGUITY AND INDETERMINACY IN MODERN ART
Written by Dario Gamboni.
Stock no. 2116312
Published by Reaktion Books. 1ST 2002. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1861891490. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Some light edge-wear to covers. Contents are excellent.

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