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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.


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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OTTAVIANI, Giovanni [after Raphael]. Pillaster…

OTTAVIANI, Giovanni [after Raphael]. Pillaster no.X.

An original engraving from the first edition of "Delle Logge di Raffaelle nel Vaticano" by Giovanni Volpato after Raphael's famous decorations in the Vatican, Rome. Published between 1772-1777. 1020 x 385mm.


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SHARPE, Richard Bowdler (1847-1909). Diphyllodes…

SHARPE, Richard Bowdler (1847-1909). Diphyllodes Hunsteini, Meyer.

Original lithograph by William Hart with later hand colour, as published by Mintern Bros, in Sharpe's 'A Monograph of the Paradiseidae or Birds of Paradise, and Ptilonorhinchidae or Bower Birds' 1891-98. 560 x 390 mm.


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BULLER, Walter Lawry. A History of the Birds of…

BULLER, Walter Lawry. A History of the Birds of New Zealand.

Privately published. 1888.


Imperial 4to. 2 vols. Recently bound in half red morocco, marbled boards, gilt lettering and tooling to spines, all edges gilt; pp. lxxxiv + 250 + [6, extracts from reviews, xv + 359, 48…

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DIDEROT, Denis. Monnoyage (Minting)

Diderot on Minting

DIDEROT, Denis. Monnoyage (Minting)

Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 8 Paris (1771)


Folio, 253 x 393mm. 23 pages of descriptive text & 19 loose plates with their accompanying 2 text sheets from the volume of plates. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting…

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RUSCHA, Edward. Every Building on the Sunset…

RUSCHA, Edward. Every Building on the Sunset Strip.

Los Angeles, [Ed Ruscha], 1966 [but 1971].


8vo. (140 x 172 mm). Original white wrappers, the spine and front wrapper lettered in silver, preserved in the original silver mylar-covered slipcase; [52]pp., comprised of an accordion…

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MELLISS, John Charles. St. Helena: A Physical…

MELLISS, John Charles. St. Helena: A Physical, Historical, and Topographical Description of the Island, including its Geology, Fauna, Flora, and Meteorology.

London L. Reeve & Co. 1875.


Royal 8vo. Publisher's original cloth, panelled and decorated in black to upper cover and spine, reprised in blind to lower cover, gilt crest of St. Helena to central panel of upper cover…

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OXFAM. OxCrimes.

Profile Books. A Project for Oxfam. 2014.


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.