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1910 - William Heinemann, London - Edition de luxes, each one limited to 1, 150 copies signed by Rackham
A magnificent set of Rackham's dramatic interpretation of Wagner's libretti, in the large deluxe vellum bindings, each one numbered and signed by Rackham.

Wagner’s ‘Trilogy, with a Prelude’, his libretti for
The Ring of Niblung cycle, stunningly illustrated by Arthur Rackham, featuring sixty-four beautiful tipped-in colour plates each with descriptive tissue guards, and twenty-three black and white drawings across two volumes.

Translated from the German into English by Margaret Armour.
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The Genius of China - William Watson

1973 - Times Newspapers Ltd., London - First Edition
Finely bound and detailed work on the People’s Republic of China’s first international exhibition of archaeological discoveries which was held at the Royal Academy London from September 1973 through January 1974. Foreword by Lord Trevelyan.

This particular copy was finely bound by Zaehnsdorf for Sir Denis Hamilton, chairman of Times Newspapers, to present to Sir Harold Thompson, who led the first delegation of the Royal Society to China in 1962, and went on to become Chair of the Great Britain-China Committee. Sir Denis was one of the organisers and sponsors of the exhibition that brought the treasures described from China to the Royal Academy.

Illustrated throughout with colour and black and white photographs.
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The Art of Social Climbing. How to win invitations and influence newspaper columnists - Jerome Zerbe

1965 - Doubleday &, New York - First Edition
First edition, scarce in a dust jacket of this condition. Jerome Zerbe was both a chronicler and photographer of international society, a pioneer of the style of photography now commonly used by the modern paparazzi. The society editor for Town & Country, and the photographer for the El Morocco, gives advice on how to rise in society. With hommages to Elsa Maxwell, Evita Peron, Mrs Astor, Mrs Vanderbilt, and Laura Corrigan.

A do-it yourself kit for breaking into society–by a sophisticated, amused, and socially acceptable society editor’. 
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Price HK$ 2,000

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