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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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BRUEGEL THE COMPLETE PAINTINGS - 40TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
JÜRGEN MÜLLER    Book Number: 88638
Bibliophile price: £25.00
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...
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...
GREEK MYTHS
GUSTAV SCHWAB    Book Number: 91536
Bibliophile price: £25.00
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: £70.00
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: £100.00
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: £9.00
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 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: £9.00
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: £15.00
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...
1000 NUDES: A History of Erotic Photography from 1839-1939
H. KOETZLE & UWE SCHEID    Book Number: 76008
Bibliophile price: £20.00
Product format: Hardback

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This book offers a cross-section of the history of nude photography, ranging from the earliest nude daguerrotypes and ethnographic nude photographs to experimental nude photography. All the picture...
1000 PIN UP GIRLS
PETER DRIBDEN    Book Number: 79572
Bibliophile price: £16.00
Product format: Hardback

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"Girls, Gags & Giggles," ran publisher Robert Harrison's recipe for dishing up pin-up to the American male. Men loved his tasty dishes, a mixture of strippers and starlets dressed in outfits so fe...
BERLIN IN THE 1920s
RAINER METZGER    Book Number: 81861
Bibliophile price: £12.00
Product format: Hardback

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It was the decade of daring Expressionist canvases, of brilliant book design, of the Bauhaus total work of art, of pioneering psychology, of drag balls, cabaret, Metropolis, and Marlene Dietrich's ...
NASA ARCHIVES: 60 Years in Space
PIERS BIZONY, ANDREW CHAIKIN    Book Number: 84780
Bibliophile price: £85.00
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...
MALE NUDE
DAVID LEDDICK    Book Number: 86811
Bibliophile price: £14.00
Product format: Hardback

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The boys are back in town in our short history of male nude photography. This ode to the male physique celebrates the evolving, at one time illicit, art form from anonymous 19th century erotica th...
KING TUT: The Journey Through The Underworld
SANDRO VANNINI    Book Number: 88639
Bibliophile price: £25.00
Product format: Hardback

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Early photography of Egypt captured the romantic 'Ancient Wonderland of the Pyramids' and by the late 1990s, when Sandro Vannini started his work in Egypt, a technological revolution was about to u...
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...
FIRST SIX BOOKS OF THE ELEMENTS OF EUCLID
OLIVER BYRNE    Book Number: 91533
Bibliophile price: £32.00
Product format: Hardback

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Red, yellow, blue - and of course black - are the colours that Oliver Byrne employs for the figures and diagrams in his most unusual 1847 edition of Euclid, published by William Pickering and print...
GRAND TOUR: The Golden Age of Travel
SABINE ARQUE & MARC WALTER    Book Number: 91535
Bibliophile price: £45.00
Product format: Hardback

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Return to a bygone age with this EXRTA LARGE volume of vintage travel ephemera from 1869 to 1939. With posters, tickets, menus, turn-of-the-century photochromes, and quotes from literary travellers...
LEONARDO DA VINCI: The Complete Paintings and Drawings
FRANK ZÖLLNER    Book Number: 91542
Bibliophile price: £110.00
Product format: Hardback

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This sumptuous Taschen offering is the most thorough and beautifully produced Leonardo book ever published. The catalogue raisonné of Leonardo's paintings covers all of his surviving and lost pain...
LITTLE BIG BOOK OF LEGS
EDITED BY DIAN HANSON    Book Number: 91545
Bibliophile price: £10.00
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...
MICHELANGELO: THE COMPLETE WORKS
FRANK ZÖLLNER & C. THOENES    Book Number: 91551
Bibliophile price: £50.00
Product format: Hardback

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Before reaching the tender age of 30, Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) had already sculpted Pietà and David, two of the most famous sculptures in the entire history of art. As a sculptor, paint...
VON MARTIUS: THE BOOK OF PALMS
H. WALTER LACK    Book Number: 91555
Bibliophile price: £22.50
Product format: Hardback

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Trees of paradise: All known genera of the palm family in 240 exquisite illustrations. On December 15th 1868, Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius (1794-1868), Professor of Botany at the University o...
FRITZ KHAN: Infographics Pioneer
UTA & THILO VON DEBSCHITZ    Book Number: 91534
Bibliophile price: £30.00
Product format: Hardback

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Natural science buffs, graphics professionals, and anyone interested in the visual expression of data will be fascinated by this tribute to Fritz Kahn, the German infographics pioneer. He demystif...
WITCHCRAFT: THE LIBRARY OF ESOTERICA
JESSICA HUNDLEY & P. GROSSMAN    Book Number: 91270
Bibliophile price: £30.00
Product format: Hardback

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A spellbinding journey through the global history of witchcraft, the third volume in The Library of Esoterica follows this magickal tradition from its ancient roots to its modern incarnations. Thr...
HR GIGER
ANDREAS J. HIRSCH    Book Number: 91540
Bibliophile price: £25.00
Product format: Hardback

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"At its essence, Giger's art digs down into our psyches and touches our very deepest primal instincts and fears. His art stands in a category of its own. The proof of this lies in the intensity of ...
MONET: THE TRIUMPH OF IMPRESSIONISM
DANIEL WILDENSTEIN    Book Number: 91552
Bibliophile price: £30.00
Product format: Hardback

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Claude Monet's Impressionist technique still inspires to this day. Whether it's his stunning Water Lilies series, or genre-defining Impression, Sunrise, discover what made Monet the master of Frenc...
NEW EROTIC PHOTOGRAPHY
DIAN HANSON    Book Number: 81181
Bibliophile price: £20.00
Product format: Hardback

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Hundreds of fresh and provocative images from the world's most intriguing erotic talents, featuring 62 photographers from 10 countries, exploring erotic photography and media over the last decade. ...
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