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  • Bentley, Fifty Years of the Marque by GREEN, Johnnie
    GREEN, Johnnie
    Bentley, Fifty Years of the Marque

    London : Dalton Watson Ltd [1969]. 4to, 265 pages of illustrations, publisher’s cloth, no dust jacket, fine.
    A comprehensive record of the coachwork of all known Bentleys from 1919 to 1969.

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  • To the moon in a recognisable aeroplane
    Life on the Moon in 1768. Ten Fantasy Engravings of the 18th Century by Filippo Morghen. Introduction by Brian Aldiss. by MORGHEN, Filippo (1730-1807)
    MORGHEN, Filippo (1730-1807)
    Life on the Moon in 1768. Ten Fantasy Engravings of the 18th Century by Filippo Morghen. Introduction by Brian Aldiss.

    Hythe : Harry Margary, Lympne Castle, Hythe, Kent. n.d. [1990]. Oblong folio, title + 2pp text + (eng.) title + 9 (eng.) plates, glazed printed paper wrappers, new.
    A full size facsimile reprint of Filippo Morghen’s magnificent series of engravings “Raccolta delle cose pui notabili vedute da Giovanni Wilkins...nel suo famoso viaggio dalla Terra alla Luna...”
    First edition of Brian Aldiss’s introductory essay on the history and background of these fascinating prints.

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  • A stunning binding to compliment Picasso’s erotic gravures
    Avant Garde 8 Picasso’s Erotic Gravures. by JOHNSON, Arthur (binder) Pablo PICASSO, artist, Ralph GINSBURG, editor
    JOHNSON, Arthur (binder) Pablo PICASSO, artist, Ralph GINSBURG, editor
    Avant Garde 8 Picasso’s Erotic Gravures.

    [New York : Avant Garde Media Inc. September 1969]. Large 4to, (290x280mm), 60 unnumbered pages, original paper wrappers bound at the end, finely bound in dark orange goatskin with coloured onlays, signed on lower turn-in of back board “A.J. 1975”, preserved in a cloth drop-back box. the box somewhat faded but the binding immaculate.
    Avant Garde was a magazine notable for graphic and logogram design by Herb Lubalin. Published in New York, it ran to 14 numbers between January 1968 and July 1971 [See Wikipedia]

    Renowned designer bookbinder Arthur William Johnson (1920-2004) after studying art at Hornsey, Hammersmith and Camberwell colleges, started teaching bookbinding at Hammersmith and in 1950 was a founder member of the Hampstead Guild of…

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    [New York : Avant Garde Media Inc. September 1969]. Large 4to, (290x280mm), 60 unnumbered pages, original paper wrappers bound at the end, finely bound in dark orange goatskin with coloured onlays, signed on lower turn-in of back board “A.J. 1975”, preserved in a cloth drop-back box. the box somewhat faded but the binding immaculate.
    Avant Garde was a magazine notable for graphic and logogram design by Herb Lubalin. Published in New York, it ran to 14 numbers between January 1968 and July 1971 [See Wikipedia]

    Renowned designer bookbinder Arthur William Johnson (1920-2004) after studying art at Hornsey, Hammersmith and Camberwell colleges, started teaching bookbinding at Hammersmith and in 1950 was a founder member of the Hampstead Guild of Scribes and Bookbinders, which later became the Guild of Contemporary Bookbinders and then Designer Bookbinders. The present binding, one of several that he made for this work, is a highly stylized abstract erotic scene complimenting Picasso’s engravings.

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  • Charging Stations for Electric Cars in 1903 !
    The Motoring Annual and Motorist’s Year Book (Illustrated) For 1903. (First Edition). Including: World’s Motor Records, Who’s Who in the Motoring World, Motoring Directory, Dealers in Motor-car Supplies, Laws on Motoring, Etc., Etc. by [Motoring Illustrated]
    [Motoring Illustrated]
    The Motoring Annual and Motorist’s Year Book (Illustrated) For 1903. (First Edition). Including: World’s Motor Records, Who’s Who in the Motoring World, Motoring Directory, Dealers in Motor-car Supplies, Laws on Motoring, Etc., Etc.

    London: Printed and Published by Motoring Illustrated, 9, Arundel Street, Strand. [1903]. First Edition Royal 8vo, x, 350 pp, publisher’s orange and fawn cloth with title and adverts printed in black, a.e.g., a little dust staining and slight rubbing, small library stamp on title, recto and verso, and a “Withdrawn” stamp on front endpaper, a good copy.
    A comprehensive survey of all aspects of the motorist’s world in 1903. At pages 212-3 there is a list of ninety-six “Electric Charging Stations... where Electric Motor Cars and Bicycles can be charged by day and night”.

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