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Coming up in February:

Reed Contemporary Books would be pleased to welcome you on our stand at the Artists’ BookMarket, at The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th February 2018, 11am–6pm.

We will have a range of books on display by Susan Allix, Barbarian Press, Verdigris Editions, Incline Press, Circle Press, Artist Choice Editions, Tank Books, Sarah Bodman, The Caseroom Press, and ABPress.

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We also have a selection of wonderful books for the new year, including:

'Gift: I Made This For You' by Sarah Bodman

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Produced to resemble the type of pamphlet publication / recipe book given away with newly purchased gas cookers in the 1940s–50s. It contains 14 'recipes' for 15 people. Each of the dishes was cooked and photographed by the artist in the same sequence that the original dishes were prepared. Gift in the English language means a present, it is also the German word for poison.

A limited edition artist’s book inspired by the 'Angel of Bremen’, Gesche Gottfried, considered a model citizen by the public but who actually murdered fifteen people by lacing their food with arsenic.

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We are pleased to announce the purchase of this book by the British Library, London for their collection.

£5 (plus P&P and insurance)

A unique copy of 'Venice' by John Craig

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Printed by John Randle at The Whittington Press, with a sumptuous binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe.

This volume is absolutely stunning and a perfect gift for the avid collector: bound in teal and orange goatskin with onlays in pepper red and navy blue. All edges are gilt with gouge work in gold leaf to gondolas and hand lettered to spine in gold leaf with soft terracotta handmade endpapers enclosed in a cloth slipcase.

£2,450 (plus P&P and insurance)

Glory, Azure & Gold: twelve stained-glass windows by Thomas Denny'.

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The second standard edition is available at Reed Contemporary Books.

"It is a beautiful, beautiful book with material to educate and inspire us. A definite recommend."
Glass Network magazine, June 2017

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£40 (plus P&P and insurance)