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Barcelona, M Moleiro. 2011.


Folio, original full publisher's green blind stamped leather, lettered in gilt on spine, with folio commentary volume with English text in original red cloth and dustwrapper; fine copy in…

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MOORE, Henry (1898-1986). Elephant. Plate B.

MOORE, Henry (1898-1986). Elephant. Plate B.

An original etching, signed in the plate, also signed, inscribed and numbered 4/15 plate B, 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. 275 x 350 mm.


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LEAR, Edward. Maton's Parrakeet. Trichoglossus…

LEAR, Edward. Maton's Parrakeet. Trichoglossus matoni.

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


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WINOGRAND, Garry. Women Are Beautiful.

WINOGRAND, Garry. Women Are Beautiful.

New York, Light Gallery Books Inc.(Farrar, Straus & Giroux), 1975.


Oblong 4to. (225 x 205 mm). Original dark grey cloth, the upper board and spine lettered in silver, original photo-illustrated dust jacket; 84 black and white photographs; some light…

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

SHARPE, Richard Bowdler (1847-1909). Astrarchia Stephaniae, Finsch.

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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LEUSDEN, Jan. Philologus Hebraeus, in quo…

LEUSDEN, Jan. Philologus Hebraeus, in quo pleraeque quaestiones generales philologico-Hebraicae, concernentes textum hebraeum veteris Test. Dilucidè pertractantur. In fine adjunctus est Catalogus Hebraicus & Latinus sexcentorum & tredecim praeceptorum, in quae totus pentateuchus ex sententiâ Judaeorum divisus est.

Utrecht: Meinardus van Dreunen, 1657.


8vo. Recently rebound in quarter morocco, gilt lettering to spine, marbled boards, new endpapers; pp. [22], 447, [19], title printed in red and black, woodcut endpieces and initials…

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MEE, Margaret Ursula. Flowers of the Brazilian…

one of 100 signed de luxe copies with an original gouache

MEE, Margaret Ursula. Flowers of the Brazilian Forests Collected and Painted by Margaret Mee Foreword on the Brazilian Forests by Roberto Burle Marx with a Preface by Sir George Taylor.

London: L. van Leer & Company for The Tryon Gallery in association with George Rainbird, 1968.


Folio (530 x 390mm). Original full natural vellum by Zaehnsdorf, gilt facsimile of author's signature blocked on upper board, vignette of a tejú-assu lizard after Mee blocked in gilt on…

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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.