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CURL, James Stevens & Susan WILSON The…

CURL, James Stevens & Susan WILSON The Oxford Dictionary Of Architecture. Third Edition.

Oxford University Press, 2015.

£45

Thick royal 8vo. Black gilt-lettered cloth, photo-illustrated dust jacket; pp. xxii, 1017, [1], illustrated throughout; new.This the third edition contains over 6,000 entries and over 260…

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KENDALL, Henry Edward.. Modern Architecture…

KENDALL, Henry Edward.. Modern Architecture Mansions, Villas &c. 1st. Series.

London, Williams & Co., c.[1856].

£3,900

Oblong folio ( 300 x 440 mm.) Publisher's original blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt lettering to the centre of the upper board; 24 lithographed plates of which 12 are tinted views, the…

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MOORE, Henry (1898-1986). Tiger.

MOORE, Henry (1898-1986). Tiger.

An original etching, signed in the plate, also signed, inscribed and numbered 4/65 plate X, in pencil on Arches paper. From the deluxe edition of the "Animals in the Zoo" album, printed by James Collyer and John Crossley, London 1982. 192 x 240 mm.

£750

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LEAR, Edward. Stanley Parrakeet. Platycercus…

LEAR, Edward. Stanley Parrakeet. Platycercus stanleyii.

Lithograph with original hand-colour from 'Illustrations of the Family of Psittacidae or Parrots', London, 1832. Paper size: 540 x 374 mm.

£4,500

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[HARVEY, William.] Geographical Fun being…

[HARVEY, William.] Geographical Fun being humourous outlines of various countries, with an introduction and descriptive lines by "Aleph".

Hodder and Stoughton, [1868?].

£4,995

12 mounted caricature maps presented in custom-made fall-down-back box. With original binding and text pages enclosed within a chemise in the box.First edition. As often with this book the…

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WALPOLE, Horace. Private Correspondence. Now First…

WALPOLE, Horace. Private Correspondence. Now First Collected.

Rodwell and Martin; Colburn and Co. 1820.

£1,250

8vo. 4 vols.; contemporary dark blue straight-grained calf, gilt borders and spines, contrasting leather labels, marbled endpapers and edges, with the ticket of James Condie, bookbinders…

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MERCATOR. Map of China.

MERCATOR. Map of China.

Original copper engraved map with hand colour from Volume II of Gerard Mercator's "Atlas or a Geographicke Description of the Regions Countries or Kingdomes of the World," as published by Hondius c.1636. 365 x 475 mm.

With image of crucifixion, sea monsters and showing part of the North West coast of America in top right corner.

£2,250

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OxCrimes

OXFAM. OxCrimes.

Profile Books. A Project for Oxfam. 2014.

£250

8vo., original publisher's binding in slipcase.First edition of this anthology of crime short stories, signed limited edition of 150 copies of which 100 are available for sale. 

OxCrimes is introduced by Ian Rankin. The stellar cast of contributors includes Ian Rankin, John Harvey, Maxim Jakubowski, John Connolly, Christopher Fowler, Simon Lewis, James Sallis, Yrsa Sigurdardottir, Anne Zouroudi, Phil Rickman, Mark Billingham, Alexander McCall Smith, Anthony Horowitz, Val McDermid, Peter James, Adrian McKinty, Denise Mina, Louise Welsh, Martyn Waites, George Pelecanos, Neil Gaiman, Stella Duffy, Peter Robinson, Fred Varga, Stuart Neville, Ann Cleeves, and Walter Mosley.

Following the success of OxTales and OxTravels, this collection of crime writing is the latest Oxfam fundraiser, introduced by Britain's greatest crime writer, Ian Rankin, and featuring a compelling cast of suspects.

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Copies of the signed editions of both OxTales (£495) and OxTravels (£250) are also available. Contact Andrew McGeachin to purchase.