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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 Christoper 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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DAVID HOCKNEY A BIGGER BOOK
DAVID HOCKNEY    Book Number: 81103
Bibliophile price: £1,750.00
Product format: Hardback

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Taschen's brand new SUMO-sized David Hockney monograph is as spectacular in format as it is in scope. In it, the artist takes stock of more than 60 years of work, from his teenage days at the Brad...
TITIAN
IAN KENNEDY    Book Number: 84167
Bibliophile price: £10.00
Product format: Paperback

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Immerse yourself in the rich shades and textures of Tiziano Vecellio (c. 1490-1576), commonly known as Titian, and the figurehead of 16th century Venetian painting. With his bold approach to form a...
INGMAR BERGMAN ARCHIVES
BENGT WANSELIUS, PAUL DUNCAN    Book Number: 84650
Bibliophile price: £58.00
Product format: Hardback

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Since his release of The Seventh Seal and Wild Strawberries in 1957, Ingmar Bergman has been one of the leading figures in international cinema. In a career that spanned 60 years, he wrote, produc...
HOKUSAI
RHIANNON PAGET    Book Number: 84176
Bibliophile price: £9.00
Product format: Paperback

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Meet the artist whose majestic breaking wave sent ripples across the world. Hokusai (1760-1849) is not only one of the giants of Japanese art and a legend of the Edo period, but also a founding fat...
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,...
LITTLE BOOK OF AVENGERS
ROY THOMAS    Book Number: 84771
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Paperback

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Iron Man! Thor! The Hulk! Wasp! Ant-Man! These five iconic characters made their debut as the first incarnation of the most exciting super-team ever assembled in September 1963, in The Avengers No....
NORMAN MAILER MOONFIRE: The Epic Journey of Apollo 11
NORMAN MAILER    Book Number: 84781
Bibliophile price: £15.00
Product format: Hardback

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It has been called the single most historic event of the 20th century. On July 20, 1969, after a decade of tests and training, supported by a staff of 400,000 engineers and scientists and with a b...
KLIMT
GILLES NÉRET    Book Number: 84770
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Hardback

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The unfading popularity of Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) attests not only to the particular appeal of his luxuriant painting but also to the universal themes with which he worked: love, feminine beauty,...
SCHIELE
REINHARD STEINER    Book Number: 84782
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Hardback

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With his graphic style, figural distortion, and defiance of conventional standards of beauty, Egon Schiele (1890-1918) was a pioneer of Austrian Expressionism and one of the most startling portrait...
DE LEMPICKA
GILLES NÉRET    Book Number: 81168
Bibliophile price: £10.00
Product format: Hardback

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Tamara de Lempicka (1896-1980) lived art in the fast lane. With an appetite for glamour and fame as much as Left Bank bohemianism, she fled her native Russia after the Bolshevik revolution and set...
ANNIE LEIBOVITZ: The Early Years 1970-1983
ANNIE LEIBOVITZ, LUC SANTE    Book Number: 84178
Bibliophile price: £35.00
Product format: Hardback

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For more than half a century, Annie Leibovitz has been taking culture-defining photographs. Her portraits of politicians, performers, athletes, businesspeople and royalty make up a gallery of our ...
THEUERDANK: The Epic of The Last Knight
EDITED BY STEPHAN FÜSSEL    Book Number: 84785
Bibliophile price: £28.00
Product format: Hardback

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The amazing tales of the knight Theuerdank and his companion Ehrenhold constitute the last great epic verse of the late Middle Ages. The courageous knight's journey to woo his future wife, Mary of...
LITTLE BOOK OF BIG BREASTS
DIAN HANSON    Book Number: 85242
Bibliophile price: £16.00
Product format: Hardback

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Loaded magazine review says "Tits, norks, lils, hooters, funbags, boobies... Call them what you will. This book is so nice, it passes for art." Dian Hanson explores the origins of mammary madness ...
BURTON HOLMES TRAVELOGUES
EDITED BY GENOA CALDWELL    Book Number: 84761
Bibliophile price: £15.00
Product format: Hardback

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It was the Belle Époque, a time before air travel or radio, at the brink of a revolution in photography and filmmaking, when Burton Holmes (1870-1958) began a lifelong journey to bring the world ho...
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...
A GARDEN EDEN: Masterpieces of Botanical Illustration
PROFESSOR H. WALTER LACK    Book Number: 84765
Bibliophile price: £12.50
Product format: Hardback

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A stunning collection of more than 100 colour plates gleaned from works of botanical illustrations housed in the Austrian National Library, Vienna, and which includes flowers, fruits, leaves, seeds...
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...
HR GIGER
HR GIGER    Book Number: 84766
Bibliophile price: £9.00
Product format: Hardback

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Swiss artist HR Giger (1940-2014) is most famous for his creation of the space monster in Ridley Scott's 1979 horror sci-fi film Alien, which earned him an Oscar. In retrospect, this was just one ...
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...
EROTICA UNIVERSALIS
GILLES NÉRET    Book Number: 74024
Bibliophile price: £15.00
Product format: Hardback

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From the dawn of time, ever since Adam and Eve, all artists of every age-whether the Egyptian, Greek, or Roman artists of Antiquity, or more recent famous names as Rembrandt, Courbet, Degas, or Pic...
LA PETITE MORT
WILL SANTILLO & DIAN HANSON    Book Number: 79584
Bibliophile price: £20.00
Product format: Paperback

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The title means "the little death," a euphemism for orgasm, but the women who exuberantly masturbate for Toronto photographer Will Santillo in this book are as lively a bunch as you'll ever meet. ...
EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON: KAY NIELSEN
EDITED BY NOEL DANIEL    Book Number: 84161
Bibliophile price: £12.00
Product format: Paperback

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Step into a world of star-crossed lovers, magical winds, mischievous giants, and trolls, through some of the most exquisite illustrations in publishing history. In this gorgeous abridged edition, ...
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...
DIAN HANSON'S PUSSY BOOK
DIAN HANSON    Book Number: 84160
Bibliophile price: £15.00
Product format: Hardback

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Dian Hanson delves into the historical significance to show how the yoni has been coveted, feared, reviled, and worshipped by civilizations worldwide, from New Guinea to old Ireland. The text is su...
ARAKI TOKYO LUCKY HOLE
NOBUYOSHI ARAKI    Book Number: 77244
Bibliophile price: £15.00
Product format: Hardback

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No-panties coffee shops with private cubicles and peep rooms, were very much a part of Tokyo's Shinjuku area. They catered for commuter-train fetishists to role-playing young virgins to clients ly...
GUSTAV KLIMT DRAWINGS AND PAINTINGS
TOBIAS G. NATTER    Book Number: 84174
Bibliophile price: £15.00
Product format: Hardback

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A century after his death, Viennese artist Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) still startles with his unabashed eroticism, dazzling surfaces, and artistic experimentation. In this neat, dependable Taschen m...
BERLIN IN THE 1920s
RAINER METZGER    Book Number: 81861
Bibliophile price: £10.00
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 ...