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...
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: £30.00
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 ...
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: £100.00
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: £14.00
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: £90.00
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: £100.00
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...
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...
WALT DISNEY FILM ARCHIVES: The Animated Movies 1921-1968
DANIEL KOTHENSCHULTE    Book Number: 88651
Bibliophile price: £18.00
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...
BIG BOOK OF PUSSY
DIAN HANSON    Book Number: 88644
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...
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

New 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,...
MALE NUDE

New MALE NUDE

DAVID LEDDICK    Book Number: 86811
Bibliophile price: £16.00
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: £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...
CHARLIE CHAPLIN ARCHIVES
PAUL DUNCAN    Book Number: 90743
Bibliophile price: £60.00
Product format: Hardback

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Derived from the XXL book that left no document unturned in the vast Chaplin archives, this new edition follows the making of each of the master's films through personal letters and memos, sketches...
HOKUSAI: Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji
ANDREAS MARKS    Book Number: 90745
Bibliophile price: £125.00
Product format: Hardback

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Famous First Edition: First printing of 6,000 numbered copies. In this XXL edition, discover Katsushika Hokusai's seminal Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji, an artifact of art history and masterpiece ...
VERMEER: The Complete Works
KARL SCHUTZ     Book Number: 90746
Bibliophile price: £20.00
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...