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WILLIAM MORRIS (1834-1896)
Written by Charlotte Fiell; Peter Fiell. Illustrated by William Morris.
Stock no. 1823341
Published by Taschen. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A richly illustrated overview focusing on all aspects of Morris's design work while detailing the events of his remarkable life. English, German & French text. Large format. Green paper boards with white titles. B/w and colour illustrations & photos. ISBN: 3822866172. Lower corners of boards rubbed. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at corners and lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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ATLAS MAIOR ANGLIA, SCOTIA & HIBERNIA (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Joan Blaeu; Peter Van Der Krogt.
Stock no. 1821734
Published by Taschen. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The ATLAS MAIOR, the cartographical masterpiece of the Baroque, was brought out in 1662 and 1665 by the Amsterdam publisher Joan Blaeu, one of Holland's leading cartographers. Originally appearing in Latin, the atlas comprised 594 maps in 11 volumes, which depicted the whole of the world as known to early modern Europe. It was the largest and most expensive book to be published during the seventeenth century. For more than 100 years it remained the definitive atlas of the world, and today is one of the most sought-after and valuable antiquarian rarities. TASCHEN's bibliophile reprint of this costly atlas is based on the hand-colored copy with gilt highlights now in the Austrian National Library in Vienna. Alongside original quotes from Joan Blaeu relating to the individual maps, the new text by Peter van der Krogt explains the historical and cultural associations and introduces the reader to the fascinating world of early modern cartography. Large format. Two volumes. Colour maps, 58 of England, 55 of Scotland and Ireland. The text is in English, French and German. Contained in pictorial slipcase. ISBN: 9783822851043. Light bumping to top & tail of spines and light scuffing to boards. Dustwrappers have minor rubbing to corners. A lovely set contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition.

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A CHRONICLE OF THE CRUSADES (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Sebastien Mamerot; Thierry Delcourt; Danielle Queruel; Fabrice Masanes. Illustrated by Jean Colombe.
Stock no. 1821637
Published by Taschen. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

Two volumes. Large format. Les Passages d'Outremer - The Expeditions to Outremer. Facsimile of the manuscript of 1474 illuminated by Colombe and a commentary volume with complete translation of the manuscript. Red paper boards with pictorial onlays to front sides. Gilt titles. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9783836505550. Corners of boards very lightly rubbed. A few very light scuff marks to boards. Contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly bumped & rubbed at corners, lower front edge scuffed with tiny piece of surface paper removal to underside, rear vertical edge lightly scuffed.

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TURKEY: FROM THE SELCUKS TO THE OTTOMANS
Written by Henri Stierlin.
Stock no. 1819176
Published by Taschen. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Taschen's World Architecture. This volume, covering South-East Europe and the Near East from the 13th to the 19th centuries, features all the most important mosques, Koran schools, palaces and caravanserais of the Selcuks and Ottomans. Large format. Pink boards, white titles. Colour photos & illustrations. ISBN: 3822877670. Light scuffing to rear panel of dustwrapper.

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EYE TO EYE
Written by Frans Lanting; Christine Eckstrom.
Stock no. 2130996
Published by Taschen. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Black boards, blind titles to spine and front cover. Stunning colour photography throughout. Intimate Encounters With The Animal World. ISBN: 382287745X. Wrapper is edge-creased with some fading at edges.

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CARS NOW VOL 1
Written by Dan Ross.
Stock no. 2128043
Published by Taschen. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition.

A guide to the most notable cars today (2010). Features over 100 car brands. Edited by Dan Ross of Intersection magazine. Packed with colour photos. Text in English French and German. 511 pages includes index. ISBN: 9783836519847. Small dents to lower cover edges.

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PAINTING OF THE GOTHIC ERA
Written by Robert Suckale; Matthias Weniger.
Stock no. 2116336
Published by Taschen. 1999. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 3822865257. A few marks to half-title page.

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ISLAM VOLUME I EARLY ARCHITECTURE FROM BAGHDAD TO CORDOBA
Written by Henri Stierlin.
Stock no. 2115903
Published by Taschen. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Taschen's World Architecture Series. Colour photos and diagrams throughout. ISBN: 3822885614. Bumping to corners and edges. A few marks to covers. Some pencil and erasing to front endpaper. Wrapper is faded to spine, with edge-creasing and a few nicks and a couple of closed tears.

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NEW FORMS ARCHITECTURE IN THE 1990S
Written by Philip Jodidio.
Stock no. 2115020
Published by Taschen. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Turquoise covers, colour photos throughout. Taschen's World Architecture series. ISBN: 3822885797. Bumping and wear, with some chipping to corners. A few marks to endpapers. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips.

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