Taschen books

Taschen new publications: Art and Photography

Taschen new publications: Art and Photography

Taschen new publications: Art and Photography

For over 20 years, Bibliophile has selected carefully from the German art book publisher Benedikt Taschen's range of quality, keenly priced NEW editions. We have worked with authors such as Christopher Warwick to have copies signed (Her Majesty) and are the first to receive stock of newly released titles throughout the calendar.
 

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HER MAJESTY VIVIENNE WESTWOOD EDITION ROYAL DEPARTURE
CHRISTOPHER WARWICK    Book Number: 81198
Bibliophile price: £650.00
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...
MARVEL AGE OF COMICS 1961-1978 - 40TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
ROY THOMAS    Book Number: 88649
Bibliophile price: £18.00
Product format: Hardback

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"A veritable Bible chronicling Marvel's incredible odyssey" - Le Figaro. Amazing Spider-Man, Hulk, Thor, Iron Man, Dr Droom, The Fantastic Four, X-Men, Daredevil, The Man In The Ant Hill are now h...
BRUEGEL THE COMPLETE PAINTINGS - 40TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
JÜRGEN MÜLLER    Book Number: 88638
Bibliophile price: £20.00
Product format: Hardback

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Prepare to be shocked by the grotesque and grimacing series of paintings like The Triumph of Death with murdering skeleton figures slaying the population by hanging, throat cutting and barbarous ac...
WALT DISNEY FILM ARCHIVES: The Animated Movies 1921-1968
DANIEL KOTHENSCHULTE    Book Number: 88651
Bibliophile price: £20.00
Product format: Hardback

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A backstage bible into the Disney universe through rare archive footage and inside the studio, this is a bible for older children. From Alice and Mickey, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Pinocchio...
GARDEN EDEN: Masterpieces of Botanical Illustration
H. WALTER LACK    Book Number: 90744
Bibliophile price: £46.00
Product format: Hardback

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Art meets science in this far-reaching catalogue of botanical illustration. Drawn from the vaults of the National Library of Vienna, these exquisite colour reproductions range from 6th century manu...
VERMEER: The Complete Works
KARL SCHUTZ     Book Number: 90746
Bibliophile price: £19.00
Product format: Hardback

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Discover one of the most admired artists in history: Johannes Vermeer. Complete with crisp reproductions, details, and insightful essays, this monograph spans his entire repertoire, illuminating th...
HER MAJESTY A PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY 1926-TODAY
CHRISTOPHER WARWICK    Book Number: 88646
Bibliophile price: £50.00
Product format: Hardback

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Born in 1926, married in 1947, crowned as Queen in 1953, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has for over six decades steadfastly and loyally carried out her duty on behalf of her country. German art p...
ARCHITECTURAL THEORY
PREFACE BY BERND EVERS    Book Number: 91530
Bibliophile price: £30.00
Product format: Hardback

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Pioneering Texts on Architecture from the Renaissance to Today. Neatly organised chronologically by country from Alberti and Palladio to Le Corbusier and Koolhaas, the best treatises by architectur...
ART OF PIN-UP
DIAN HANSON, SARAHJANE BLUM    Book Number: 91531
Bibliophile price: £60.00
Product format: Hardback

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500 plus sexy paintings by leading artists such as Alberto Vargas, George Petty, and Gil Elvgren that have sold for $2,000 in 1996 are going for $200,000 and more today. Deliciously erotic, clothe...
ELLEN VON UNWERTH: FRÄULEIN 40th Edition
INGRID SISCHY    Book Number: 91532
Bibliophile price: £20.00
Product format: Hardback

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Ellen von Unwerth was a supermodel before the term was invented, so she knows a thing or two about photographing beautiful women. Now one of the world's most original and successful fashion photogr...
GREEK MYTHS
GUSTAV SCHWAB    Book Number: 91536
Bibliophile price: £30.00
Product format: Hardback

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The Greek myths are timeless classics, whose scenes and figures have captivated us since ancient times. The gods and heroes of these legends hold up a mirror to the human condition, embodying unive...
HELMUT NEWTON LEGACY
MATTHIAS HARDER    Book Number: 91537
Bibliophile price: £80.00
Product format: Hardback

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Helmut Newton (1920-2004) is remembered as one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century, channeling sensuality and eroticism into his work. Controversial scenarios, bold lighting,...
LEONHART FUCHS: THE NEW HERBAL
WERNER DRESSENDÖRFER    Book Number: 91543
Bibliophile price: £125.00
Product format: Hardback

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A MASSIVE HEAVYWEIGHT TOME OF A BOOK, CLEAR THE COFFEE TABLE FOR THIS BEAUTY! Leonhart Fuchs (1501-1566,) was a founding father of modern botany, honoured to this day in the vivid flower, and corre...
LITTLE BIG BOOK OF BREASTS
EDITED BY DIAN HANSON    Book Number: 91544
Bibliophile price: £12.00
Product format: Hardback

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The Little Big Book of Breasts features over 150 celebrated big breast models from the 1950s, '60s, and '70s, including Michelle Angelo, Virginia Bell, Roxanne Brewer, Joan Brinkman, Lorraine Burne...
LITTLE BIG BOOK OF LEGS
EDITED BY DIAN HANSON    Book Number: 91545
Bibliophile price: £12.00
Product format: Hardback

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Over a hundred photos document the first burlesque shows of the 1800s, the silk-stockinged flappers of the 20s, the nylon-mania of the 40s, the dawn of the stiletto in the 50s, and the golden age o...
LITTLE BIG BOOK OF PENIS
EDITED BY DIAN HANSON    Book Number: 91546
Bibliophile price: £12.00
Product format: Hardback

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Middle wicket, Percy, John Thomas ... one of the few things not discussed in this book is the myriad of euphemisms and pet names for the penis. Features over 150 massively endowed male members of m...
LITTLE BIG BOOK OF PUSSY
EDITED BY DIAN HANSON    Book Number: 91547
Bibliophile price: £12.00
Product format: Hardback

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The first in-depth exploration of the female pudendum, that coveted orifice man spends nine months trying to escape, and a lifetime attempting to re-enter! Dian Hanson delves into the historical si...
LITTLE BIG BUTT BOOK
EDITED BY DIAN HANSON    Book Number: 91548
Bibliophile price: £12.00
Product format: Hardback

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How can we pack so much big booty into such a tiny and inexpensive package? The female butt, tush, culo, or derrière has always inspired awe, fantasy and slavish devotion. Here are bottoms from 19...
MAGIC MIRROR OF M. C. ESCHER
BRUNO ERNST    Book Number: 91549
Bibliophile price: £30.00
Product format: Hardback

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Showcases the renowned Dutch graphic artist Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972). Pictured are his famous works including The Worlds (carp below water, leaves on lake), Still Life with Reflecting G...