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La Vie de mon Pere
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La Vie de mon Pere

by RETIF DE LA BRETONNE [Nicolas Edme]

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Paris: : Au Cercle des Amateurs de Livre et d'Art Typographique. 1961, 1961. Two volumes. Number 367 of 500 printed on Verge Ingres de Lana. 8vo. 252x162mm. pp. Vol. I: xxxii, 132; Vol. II: [ii], 146, [ii]. Red half morocco, beige linen covered boards. Spine decorated in gilt, green morocco label in second compartment lettered in gilt. A simple, handsome binding in excellent condition. Internally fine. Edited and annotated by Gilbert Rouger. Illustrated by Gaston Barret with twelve full page engravings and headpieces in the text. These charming illustrations capture perfectly the atmosphere of Restif's novel of idyllic rural life on the eve of the French Revolution.
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The Human Figure in Motion

by MUYBRIDGE. Edward

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New York: Dover Publications, Inc. 1955, 1955. 4to. 270x195mm. pp. [xviii], 95 double page plates of men, 85 double page plates of men and 14 double page plates of children. Blue cloth, lettered in gilt to spine. Tear of c1cm to top of hinge on upper cover and lacking dust jacket but otherwise a very good copy. Introductory essay by Professor Robert Taft. This copy of the Dover Edition of Muybridge's celebrated and exhaustive study of the movement of the human body was owned by Francis Bacon. Like many artists, Bacon was hugely influenced by Muybridge's detailed images of the human figure as it moves and changes its positions while walking, running, jumping or just sitting. Attached by paperclip to the front free endpaper is a note with the address, written in Bacon's hand, "Chez Peppiatt, 14 Rue de Birague, Tel. 887-35-37". Michael Peppiatt was one of Bacon's best friends and he had bought this flat in Paris for Bacon to use as a studio. This book was given by Bacon to… Read more
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Felix Holt. The Radical.
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Felix Holt. The Radical.

by ELIOT, George

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Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons 1866, 1866. First edition. Three volumes. 8vo (222x135mm). pp. 303; 290; 284 + 4pp. publisher's adverts. Original tan blind-stamped cloth with gilt lettering on spines. Vol. 1. Spine darkened and frayed at head. Vol. 2. rubbed on joints, biro mark on upper cover. Vol. 3. Rubbed on joints and nicks at head of spine, neatly repaired. Overall, a good clean copy. Vol. 1. 'Dadie' Rylands annotations on front pastedown endpaper. Book-plate of Justin McCarthy. Stamp on title-page. A very good copy. Rylands annotations refer to a different catalogue entry for this book which has been attached to the front free endpaper with a paper clip. It states that the blue binding is more rare. He also has noted details about Justin McCarthy who was an Irish writer and politician and an MP from 1879-1900.
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Sweeny Agonistes. Fragments of an Aristophanic Melodrama

by ELIOT, T.S.

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London Faber & Faber 1932, 1932. 8vo, 31pp, text-block sound with some light spotting and toning, faint inscription to fep. VG in horizon-blue cloth with red-stamped spine - some light markings toward bottom edge. In Good dark lemon-yellow DJ with midnight-blue titles - chipping to edges, toning to edges and spine with missing sections to top and bottom edges and small triangular torn hole an inch from the bottom edge
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The Film of Murder in the Cathedral.

by ELIOT, T.S. & HOELLERING, George.

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London: Faber & Faber 1952, 1952. First edition. 8vo. pp. pp. 126, 40, 8. Coloured frontispiece and 5 coloured plates. 48 monochrome illustrations taken from photographs, 1-40 are by Angus McBean, the following 8 illustrations of small stills are enlargements from the negatives of the actual film. Further illustrations in the text. The book presents the original text of the play, together with new scenes written specially for the film by Eliot, together with illustrations of sets, details of costume and architectural decoration, and is very much the definitive document of Eliot's important historical play set in the twelfth century. Original blue cloth, maroon blocked and silver and blue lettered spine. Grey and pink pictorial dust-jacket lettered in black and pink, small tape repair to upper rear cover.
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THE MIRROR OF THE SINFUL SOUL, A Prose translation from the French

by QUEEN ELIZABETH

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. of a Poem by Queen Margaret of Navarre, made in 1544 by Princess Elizabeth (afterwards Queen) Elizabeth then 11 years of age. Edited by Percy W. Ames. London, Asher, 1897. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. pp. iv, + 45 followed by Elizabeth's 1544 poem reproduced in facsimile (124 pages on hand-made paper). Frontis. portrait of Princess Elizabeth and reproduction of the embroidered cover of the original manuscript. Half-calf, marbled endpapers, with the coat of arms of the Royal Society of Literature stamped in gilt on the front cover. Some heavy foxing to the blanks and spotting to the uncut foredges, a very good copy. Percy Ames was the librarian and Secretary of The Royal Society of Literature and this copy is inscribed by him to Victor Leuliette Esq.
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Studies in the Psychology of Sex

by ELLIS, Havelock

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Watford: The University Press 1897 and 1900, 1897. Two volumes. 8vo. Volume I. Sexual Inversion. 1897. pp. xviii, 204. Volume II. The Evolution of Modesty; The Phenomena of Sexual Periodicity; Auto-Eroticism. 1900. pp. [viii], viii, [1], 314. Eleven plates of diagrams. Original navy blue cloth, lettered in gilt to the spine. Slight bumping to head and foot of spine, rubbing to corners but overall in very good condition. Contents are in excellent condition. A very good example of this rare and important two volume work on sexual psychology. The publishing history is slightly complex as one would expect for, what was then, a controversial subject. Volume I being offered here is the November 1897 reissue (under the title Studies in the Psychology of Sex) of Sexual Inversion, co-authored with John Addington Symonds. This first edition was almost immediately withdrawn and the November 1897 edtion was published under Ellis's sole name but with the October 1897 preface. Volume II, dated 1900, is the… Read more
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365: A Year in Fashion.

365: A Year in Fashion.

by ELLIS, Sean.

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London: Vision On 2003, 2003. First edition. 4to. 344pp. Lavishly illustrated in colour and black and white. Celebrated internationally for his fashion and portrait photography, Sean Ellis offers a panoramic view of his life and work as he chronicles every day during 1999. Stars featured include Alexander McQueen, Bryan Ferry, Elton John, Kate Moss, Milla Jovovich, Stella McCartney, Britney Spears, Tim Burton, Kylie Minogue, and The Chemical Brothers. Original white boards with title in black, red. grey and white, slightly rubbed, one small indent on upper cover.
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Birds, Beasts and Fishes of the Norfolk Broadland

by EMERSON, P.H.

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London: David Nutt 1895, 1895. First edition, second issue. 8vo. (238x145mm). pp. xvi, 396. Illustrated with sixty-eight photographs by T.A.Cotton. Original pale blue cloth, illustrated on upper cover with image of three ducks swimming. Lettered in gilt to the spine. Some marking and a little scuffing to the upper cover and fading to the spine. Blind stamp of W.H. Smith library on front free endpaper. Internally clean, in very good condition. The photographs are beautifully evocative even though they were not taken by Emerson as one might expect. This is a lovely study of animal life on the Norfolk Broads.
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Naturalistic Photography for Students of the Art

by EMERSON, P.H.

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London: Samson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington 1889, 1889. First edition. 8vo. (200x125mm). pp. [vi, advertisements], xii, 308, 6, [10, advertisements]. Endpapers are also advertisements. Original cream cloth, lettered in black to spine. Soiling to upper cover and browning and some marking to spine. Contents in very good condition. Overall a nice copy of the first edition of this important work in which Emerson famously made the claim for photography as a "Pictorial Art", a claim he later rescinded in the 1899 third edition but not before amateur photographers had taken him at his word and begun to experiment with artistic techniques in their work. In many ways, Emerson's Naturalistic Photography was the book that opened up the world of art photography to the talented amateur, an influence that lasts today.
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Der Erotische Komplex. Untersuchungen zum Problem der paranomalen Erotik in Leben, Literature und Bildnerei. Band 1.

by Dr Ernst Schertel

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Berlin Pergamon-Verlag . Ernst Schertel (1884 - 1958) was a German writer and journalist, antiquarian and religious scholars, pioneer of naturism and specialist in occultism and remote areas of sexuality, with special emphasis on sadomasochism. Some wear to the cover. Profusely illustrated throughout.
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Judgement of Paris

by EVERARD, John

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London George Routledge & Sons 1941, 1941. 1st ed, 4to. pp 8, 48 B&W plates on semi-glossy stock. Very Good with spotting to endpapers. In oatmeal buckram with chocolate brown-stamped titles and artist's signature to the upper board and spine. In a Very Good original photographic DJ in plastic wraps with light chipping to extremeties and light overall toning. Evereard's sixth book of nude studies - this time with a Gallic theme.
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Life Lines

by EVERARD, John

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London Chapman & Hall 1936, 1936. 1st ed, 4to. pp 48, illustrated with 48 B&W plates on semi-glossy stock. Near fine in pale grey flecked buckram with blue-stamped titles and artist's signature. In a Very Good original photographic DJ with toning to the spine, mild chipping and scuffing to edges and an old tape repair to a one inch closed tear to the rear bottom edge.
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Vampire (Translated by Fritz Sallagar)
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Vampire (Translated by Fritz Sallagar)

by EWERS, Hans Heinz

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New York: The John Day Company 1934, 1934. First edition in English. 195x140mm. pp. 363. Publishers' red cloth with author and title in black on the spine and a black roundel on the upper cover with a kneeling archer device in the centre. Illustrated dust jacket showing the eponymous re-eyed Vampire and two naked women. Title and author printed in red on upper cover and spine. Lower cover has an advertisement for "The Laughing Journey" by Thomas Lennon. There is some wear to the extremities of the dust jacket and minor chipping to the head of the spine of the dust jacket. but otherwise both jacket and contents are in near fine condition. Vampire is the third in a trilogy of horror novels with a protagonist, Frank Braun, based on the author. Ewers was admired by H.P.Lovecraft and was friends with Aleister Crowley. For many he holds an important place in the development of the literary horror genre. However, EF Bleiler, whilst acknowledging the author's effectiveness, wrote that Ewer's work is… Read more
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