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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GEORGIA O'KEEFFE
EDITED BY TANYA BARSON    Book Number: 84208
Published price: $55
Bibliophile price: £22.00
Product format: Hardback

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Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) was one of the founding figures of American modernism and a pioneering woman in world art. Widely acclaimed for her abstracts, flowers and Southwest USA landscapes, thi...
VISUAL ARTS: A History Revised 7th Edition
HUGH HONOUR & JOHN FLEMING    Book Number: 84235
Published price: $75
Bibliophile price: £25.00
Product format: Hardback

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An extraordinary heavyweight, oft-reprinted classic from 1984, we have the 2009 most up-to-date edition which bears a golden sticker saying that it has sold 'MORE THAN ONE MILLION COPIES'. Coverin...
HISTORY OF THE BOOK IN 100 BOOKS
RODERICK CAVE & SARA AYAD    Book Number: 84595
Bibliophile price: £22.00
Product format: Hardback

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Classic examples such as Gutenberg's 42-Line Bible and The Book of Kells, Egyptian books on papyrus like Book of the Dead of Ani, bone, bamboo and bark extraordinary books of the people of Sumatra,...
PAPER ZOO: 500 Years of Animals In Art
CHARLOTTE SLEIGH    Book Number: 84599
Bibliophile price: £20.00
Product format: Hardback

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Among the Exotic birds are the ostrich, a watercolour by Sita Ram from an album of 27 drawings of 1820, a black-breasted plovercrest 1836 and a mango humming bird by William Swainson of 1834. From...
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...
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...
ARCHIBALD THORBURN: Artist and Illustrator
DAVID WATERS    Book Number: 84648
Published price: £150
Bibliophile price: £60.00
Product format: Hardback

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SIGNED and numbered first edition, with watermarked and gilded marbled paper on a leather binding and matching clothbound sturdy slipcase (in either dark green or red - no choice available), the bo...
PRIDE OF PLACE: The Art of Carl Brenders: Slipcased
CARL BRENDERS    Book Number: 84649
Published price: £150
Bibliophile price: £60.00
Product format: Hardback

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"Please leave us the wilderness for many more generations to enjoy. This planet could be a paradise. That's what wildlife artists want to show you." And Carl Brenders certainly does. You would b...
TURQUERIE: An 18th Century European Fantasy
HAYDN WILLIAMS    Book Number: 84678
Published price: $65
Bibliophile price: £20.00
Product format: Hardback

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A fantasy publication, this Thames & Hudson publication has 291 glorious colour illustrations and measures 10" x 12". It is the first book to identify the key elements of what in our own time has ...
GUTENBERG BIBLE OF 1454: Facsimile Edition Two Volumes
STEPHAN FÜSSEL    Book Number: 84175
Bibliophile price: £100.00
Product format: Hardback

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The printing press has been called the greatest invention of the second millennium. The epitome of illuminated manuscript published in Mainz around 1454, the Gutenberg Bible was the first major We...
STAR TREK THE CLASSIC EPISODES: Leatherbound Edition
PARAMOUNT PICTURES CORPORATION    Book Number: 84613
Bibliophile price: £35.00
Product format: Hardback

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Between 1966 and 1969, Star Trek split infinitives and boldly journeyed through outer space and into the heart of matters that defined the human condition. This special black leather edition has g...
HELMUT NEWTON WORK
FRANÇOISE MARQUET    Book Number: 84767
Bibliophile price: £25.00
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,...
LONDON HIDDEN INTERIORS
PHILIP DAVIES    Book Number: 84881
Published price: £50
Bibliophile price: £24.00
Product format: Hardback

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On the first attack of the Blitz alone, one in six buildings was damaged or destroyed London-wide, and in the City one in three was levelled. Despite national austerity, bold decisions were taken t...
HELMUT NEWTON: SUMO
HELMUT NEWTON    Book Number: 62890
Bibliophile price: £90.00
Product format: Hardback

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Helmut Newton (1920-2004) was one of the most influential photographers of all time. Controversial scenarios, bold lighting, b/w nude women were his signature. With the physically commanding 'Sumo...
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...
PIETER BRUEGEL: The Complete Works
JÜRGEN MÜLLER & T.S CHAUERTE    Book Number: 84180
Bibliophile price: £150.00
Product format: Hardback

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Pieter Bruegel the Elder (c.1526/30-1569) witnessed religious wars, the Duke of Alba's brutal rule as governor of the Netherlands, and the palpable effects of the Inquisition. To this day, the Fle...
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,...