Luxury GIFT Ideas

Luxury GIFT Ideas

Luxury GIFT Ideas

Luxury GIFT Ideas

Of course, you pay half price or less (usually)... beautiful gift books of quality.

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CARTIER TIME ART: Mechanics of Passion
JACK FORSTER    Book Number: 83850
Published price: £50
Bibliophile price: £18.00
Product format: Hardback

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A showcase for the Cartier fine watchmaking collection, this gorgeous book features iconic pieces in which there is a perfect fusion of mechanics and design. The Astroregulateur leads the field, wi...
THIS SIDE OF PARADISE: Leatherbound Edition
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD    Book Number: 84615
Bibliophile price: £24.00
Product format: Hardback

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The Great Gatsby (1925) is rightly regarded as one of the greatest novels written by an American author. Born in 1896, F. Scott Fitzgerald enrolled at Princeton University in 1913 and in 1919 met ...
HER MAJESTY: A ROYAL EDITION A
Christopher Warwick    Book Number: 73173
Bibliophile price: £550.00
Product format: Hardback

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Her Majesty the Queen, Royal Edition by Vivienne Westwood is limited to 500 copies with special cover and clamshell case designed by British fashion legend Vivienne Westwood. Comes with the number...
JACQUES DEVAULX: NAUTICAL WORKS
ELISABETH HÉBERT & G. HOLZER    Book Number: 84769
Bibliophile price: £75.00
Product format: Hardback

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"A Navigational Treatise of Exceptional Opulence: The Complete Facsimile, 1583." Taschen publishers present a facsimile reproduction of Les premières oeuvres de Jacques Devaulx, pilote en la marin...
HER MAJESTY VIVIENNE WESTWOOD EDITION ROYAL DEPARTURE
CHRISTOPHER WARWICK    Book Number: 81198
Bibliophile price: £550.00
Product format: Hardback

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Her Majesty the Queen, Royal Edition by Vivienne Westwood limited to 500 copies with special cover and clamshell case is designed by British fashion legend Vivienne Westwood. A hand-crafted coutur...
BRONTE SISTERS: Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, Agnes Grey
CHARLOTTE, EMILY, ANNE BRONTE    Book Number: 85267
Bibliophile price: £26.00
Product format: Hardback

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In 1846, three aspiring poet sisters, Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell, used a small inheritance left to them by their aunt to pay for the paper, printing and advertising of a small volume of their col...
GREAT EXPECTATIONS
CHARLES DICKENS    Book Number: 85344
Bibliophile price: £10.00
Product format: Hardback

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Probably the most glamorous single-volume hardback edition we have ever seen of this great classic, a black hardback cover with large, mother of pearl blue and lilac embossed decoration, making an ...
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
JANE AUSTEN    Book Number: 85392
Bibliophile price: £10.00
Product format: Hardback

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In a private letter Jane Austen once wrote: 'Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor, which is one very strong argument in favour of matrimony.' Marrying well was the main route to ...
ATMOSPHERE AND LIGHT: The Automotive Paintings of Barry Rowe
BARRY ROWE AND GARY DOYLE    Book Number: 85547
Published price: £79.99
Bibliophile price: £28.00
Product format: Hardback

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Special numbered editions limited to 1,500 copies, each has been hand numbered and personally autographed by both the artist and author and comes in a smart British racing green clothbound slipcase...
BRADMAN ALBUMS: Slipcased Two Volume Set
SIR DONALD BRADMAN    Book Number: 85550
Published price: £39.99
Bibliophile price: £18.00
Product format: Hardback

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Volume One of 424 pages covers the years 1925 to 1934 and Volume Two extending to make the two volume set up to 800 pages, covers the years 1935 to 1949. Originally published in 1987 when Sir Dona...
O'KEEFFE'S O'KEEFFES: The Artist's Collection
B. BUHLER LYNES & R. BOWMAN    Book Number: 85843
Published price: $45
Bibliophile price: £17.50
Product format: Hardback

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Georgia O'Keeffe's sensual flower studies took the art world by storm in the mid-20th century through the promotional genius of her husband Alfred Stieglitz, but there was another side to O'Keeffe,...
GRIMM'S COMPLETE FAIRY TALES: Leatherbound Edition
ILLUS BY ARTHUR RACKHAM    Book Number: 84605
Bibliophile price: £26.00
Product format: Hardback

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The Frog-King, The Giant and the Tailor, The Little Peasant, The Golden Key, Sharing Joy and Sorrow, Tom Thumb, King Thrushbeard, Maid Maleen, Cinderella, Rapunzel, The Dog and the Sparrow, The Gri...
ARABIAN NIGHTS: Deluxe Leather Edition
TRANS BY RICHARD F. BURTON    Book Number: 81724
Bibliophile price: £25.00
Product format: Hardback

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Bound in cobalt blue leather with gold tooling, gilded pages, satin bookmarker, the beautiful endpapers and cover decorated in Islamic style using gold and other blues and browns for this Collector...
LES MISERABLES: Leatherbound Edition
VICTOR HUGO    Book Number: 84610
Bibliophile price: £30.00
Product format: Hardback

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Our deluxe, Folio Society-style edition is bound in cream leather with gold tooling, decorative borders, an inset illustration of the ragged child from the publicity for the West End show and film,...
COMPLETE TALES AND POEMS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE:
EDGAR ALLAN POE    Book Number: 86300
Bibliophile price: £30.00
Product format: Hardback

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Quoth the Raven 'Nevermore'. Edgar Allan Poe received scant recognition for his efforts until the publication of The Raven in 1845. The poem's popularity gave him a new visibility in literary cir...
NORMAN MAILER MOONFIRE: The Epic Journey of Apollo 11
NORMAN MAILER    Book Number: 86056
Bibliophile price: £40.00
Product format: Hardback

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It has been called the single most historic event of the 20th century. On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins met John F. Kennedy's call for a manned Moon landing by the...
THUNDERBIRDS THE COMIC COLLECTION: VOLUME 2
GERRY ANDERSON    Book Number: 86276
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £11.50
Product format: Hardback

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Thunderbird 1 swoops over the raging inferno and it looks really bad. "We're going to need the fire fighting gear, Virgil." "F.A.B. Scott... I'm on my way!" Artist Frank Bellamy provides the blac...
ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND AND OTHER STORIES:
LEWIS CARROLL    Book Number: 81723
Bibliophile price: £30.00
Product format: Hardback

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In stunning pink leather with gold tooling for Alice's hair, on the teapot, the buttons down her frock, characters from the stories like the Siamese cat and hookah-smoking caterpillar appear in gol...
NASA ARCHIVES: 60 Years in Space
PIERS BIZONY, ANDREW CHAIKIN    Book Number: 84780
Bibliophile price: £100.00
Product format: Hardback

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A visually stunning tome, sub-titled 'From Project Mercury to the Mars Rovers', here is the final frontier in rocket technology. Men on the Moon, Red Star Rising, Gemini Twins, Chariots for Apollo...
FREYDAL MEDIEVAL GAMES: The Book of Tournaments
STEFAN KRAUSE    Book Number: 86052
Bibliophile price: £125.00
Product format: Hardback

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Emperor Maximilian I (1459-1519) treated the spectacle of his tournaments, hastiludes, and mummeries as an art form unto itself. From 1512 to 1515, Maximilian commissioned a massive, exquisitely d...
STEPHEN WILKES DAY TO NIGHT
STEPHEN WILKES & LYLE REXER    Book Number: 86060
Bibliophile price: £100.00
Product format: Hardback

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If you were to stand in one spot at an iconic location for 30 hours and simply observe, never closing your eyes, you still wouldn't be able to take in all the detail and emotion found in a Stephen ...
MOBY DICK: Leatherbound Edition
HERMAN MELVILLE    Book Number: 84612
Bibliophile price: £26.00
Product format: Hardback

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"And god created great whales." - Genesis. "Now the Lord had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah." "There go the ships; there is that Leviathan whom thou haft made to play therein." - Psalm...
THEODORE DE BRY, AMERICA: The Complete Plates 1590-1602
M. VAN GROESEN & LARRY E. TISE    Book Number: 86061
Bibliophile price: £90.00
Product format: Hardback

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An artistic masterpiece of travel literature, admired by bibliophiles for centuries. When Flemish engraver and publisher Theodore de Bry issued the first volume of his America series in 1590, the ...
ROYAL NAVY: 100 Years of Maritime Warfare in the Modern Age
JULIAN THOMPSON    Book Number: 86452
Published price: £40
Bibliophile price: £19.00
Product format: Hardback

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Published in association with the National Museum, this splendid slipcased book contains rare, removable documents of historic importance. There are 15 in total including plan of the action off th...
BLUE FAIRY BOOK: Leatherbound Edition
ANDREW LANG    Book Number: 86299
Bibliophile price: £18.00
Product format: Hardback

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"Nibble, nibble, little mouse, who's that nibbling at my house?" A selection of favourite tales beginning with The Bronze Ring and Prince Hyacinth and The Dear Little Princess, Cinderella or The L...
REMBRANDT: The Complete Paintings
MANUTH, DE WINKEL, VAN LEEUWEN    Book Number: 86057
Bibliophile price: £150.00
Product format: Hardback

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The Dutch Golden Age of painting spawned some of history's greatest artists and artisans, but few can boast the genius and legacy of Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (1606-1669). Despite never leaving ...
EDWARD LEAR: THE PARROTS: The Complete Plates
FRANCESCO SOLINAS    Book Number: 84169
Bibliophile price: £30.00
Product format: Hardback

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The Black-Tailed parakeet with its beautiful yellow, red and green plumage or New Holland parakeets with crests and rouged cheeks, the rainbow coloured Stanley parakeet, almost iridescent and captu...
BY THE SEA: Stunning Hotels, Homes and Restaurants
BARRY STONE    Book Number: 87057
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Hardback

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Unashamed luxury, we have deliberately bought this gift coffee table book in so that we can all dream of experiencing these waterside retreats, havens of peace, listening to the sound of water lapp...
MASSIMO LISTRI: The World's Most Beautiful Libraries
PHOTOS BY MASSIMO LISTRI    Book Number: 84177
Bibliophile price: £150.00
Product format: Hardback

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A dizzyingly luxurious volume to treasure. From the mighty halls of ancient Alexandria to the coffered ceilings of the Morgan Library in New York, human beings have had a long, enraptured relation...
STAR WARS ARCHIVES: 1977-1983
PAUL DUNCAN    Book Number: 84783
Bibliophile price: £150.00
Product format: Hardback

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The definitive, outsize colour exploration of the original trilogy. Star Wars exploded onto our cinema screens in 1977, and the world has not been the same since. Audiences enthusiastically embra...