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 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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HER MAJESTY: A ROYAL EDITION A
Christopher Warwick    Book Number: 73173
Bibliophile price: £650.00
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...
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...
DARK CITY: THE REAL LOS ANGELES NOIR
JIM HEIMANN    Book Number: 84159
Bibliophile price: £37.50
Product format: Hardback

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Warning, some very bloody, gory and graphic murder scene photos. Glamorous Hollywood legends like Marilyn Monroe shared a dirty mean city with 'Juvies' ready to wreak havoc on the streets or the W...
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...
STEVE MCCURRY ANIMALS
STEVE MCCURRY, REUEL GOLDEN    Book Number: 86815
Bibliophile price: £45.00
Product format: Hardback

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In Animals, we discover a different side to the famed photographer who skilfully explores animals' complex relationship with humans and the environment. Tenderness abounds, particularly in scenes ...
REDOUTE: BOOK OF FLOWERS - 40TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
H. WALTER LACK    Book Number: 88640
Bibliophile price: £18.00
Product format: Hardback

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Flower painter Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759-1840) devoted himself exclusively to capturing the diversity of flowering plants in watercolour paintings which were then published as copper engravings, ...
SPELLBOUND BY ARAKI - 40TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
NOBUYOSHI ARAKI    Book Number: 88650
Bibliophile price: £20.00
Product format: Hardback

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Selected by the artist himself to celebrate Taschen's 40th anniversary compact and well priced editions, here are his Tokyo street scenes, faces and foods, colourful, sensual flowers, female genita...
STAR WARS ARCHIVES 1999 - 2005
PAUL DUNCAN    Book Number: 88653
Published price: £
Bibliophile price: £120.00
Product format: Hardback

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From the moment Star Wars burst onto the screen in 1977, audiences have been in equal parts fascinated and appalled by the half-man/half-machine hybrid Darth Vader. In 1999, creator George Lucas be...
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...
ARAKI TOKYO LUCKY HOLE
NOBUYOSHI ARAKI    Book Number: 77244
Bibliophile price: £16.00
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...
ATLAS OF HUMAN ANATOMY AND SURGERY: The Complete Plates
JEAN-MARIE LE MINOR & H. SICK    Book Number: 78712
Bibliophile price: £12.50
Product format: Hardback

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We owe a great debt to Jean Baptiste Marc Bourgery (1797-1849) for his Atlas of Anatomy, which was not only a massive event in medical history, but also remains one of the most comprehensive and be...
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...
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...
JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS (1680–-1938)
ANDREAS MARKS    Book Number: 87285
Bibliophile price: £125.00
Product format: Hardback

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From Edouard Manet's portrait of naturalist writer Émile Zola sitting among his Japanese art finds to Van Gogh's meticulous copies of the Hiroshige prints he devotedly collected, 19th century pione...
STAR WARS ARCHIVES 1977-1983 - 40TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
PAUL DUNCAN    Book Number: 88652
Bibliophile price: £20.00
Product format: Hardback

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Star Wars exploded onto our cinema screens in 1977, and the world has not been the same since. Audiences enthusiastically embraced the positive energy of the Star Wars galaxy as they followed moist...
ROCK COVERS: 40th Anniversary Edition
ROBBIE BUSCH, JONATHAN KIRBY    Book Number: 89738
Bibliophile price: £18.00
Product format: Hardback

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The most important record covers in rock history. Album art is indelibly linked to our collective musical memories; when you think of your favourite albums, you picture the covers. Many photograph...
ART OF BURNING MAN
N. K. GUY    Book Number: 84157
Bibliophile price: £15.00
Product format: Hardback

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From vast mechanical creatures to mind-blowing pyrotechnics, the Burning Man Festival is the incubator of some of the most remarkable outdoor art in the world. Temporary community, spiritual adven...
KLIMT
GILLES NÉRET    Book Number: 84770
Bibliophile price: £14.00
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,...
LAURENT BENAIM
EDITED BY DIAN HANSON    Book Number: 86054
Bibliophile price: £40.00
Product format: Hardback

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"I've always been fascinated by sex, the diversity of practices, the will and perseverance of people to realize their fantasies," says Paris photographer Laurent Benaïm. "These moments of pleasure ...
KING TUT: The Journey Through The Underworld
SANDRO VANNINI    Book Number: 88639
Bibliophile price: £20.00
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...