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CURL, James Stevens & Susan WILSON The Oxford…

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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LINDISFARNE GOSPELS. Evangeliorum quattuor…

LINDISFARNE GOSPELS. Evangeliorum quattuor. Codex Lindisfarnensis [The Lindisfarne Gospels].

Olten & Lausanne. Urs Graf 1956-1959.

£1,750

Folio, 2 volumes. Volume I: the facsimile; 28 mounted colour plates, 490 monochrome plates; bound in full vellum, blind decorations on upper board. Volume II: xxiv, 295, 176pp, 6 colour & 54…

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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.

£2,250

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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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SOCIETE DES BEAUX ARTS. GAUTIER, Theophile. A…

SOCIETE DES BEAUX ARTS. GAUTIER, Theophile. A Night of Cleopatra. Preface by Anatole France.

Paris. Société des Beaux Arts. [c. 1895].

£2,750

4to., Full blue morocco, elaborately tooled and gilt with decorative border of ivory, red, and orange inlaid morocco flowers, central fleur-de-lys tooled in gilt with red inlaid morocco…

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[AUDSLEY, G[eorge] [A]shdown]. ILLUMINATED…

[AUDSLEY, G[eorge] [A]shdown]. ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT. Magnificat Or The Song Of The B[lessed] V[irgin] M[ary] Illuminated By GA.

no imprint.

£2,400

Small 4to., (240 x 196 mm). Early twentieth-century half red calf over cloth-covered boards, the spine divided into six compartments with raised bands, burgundy and gilt lettering piece to…

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JANSSON, Jan. Map of Guinea.

JANSSON, Jan. Map of Guinea.

Original copper engraved map with later hand colouring as published in Amsterdam c.1650. 482 x 580 mm.

With a central title Cartouche featuring natives and monkeys and compass roses on either side.

£595

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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.