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Toulouse-Lautrec, Album de famille

By: De RODAT, Charles.

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 53239

ISBN: 0320063895


DE RODAT, CHARLES. Toulouse-Lautrec, Album de famille, Fribourg: Hatier Editions, 1985. Quarto, pp. 188, red buckram boards with blue lettering to spine, halftone photos, text in French. Includes a family tree, with text by a descendant of the artist, using photos taken by Lautrec's cousin Marie. Condition of this book: Jacket lightly worn, small tear in back panel, all else fine. View more info

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Scribner's for February

By: Designer unknown

Price: $500.00

Seller ID: scribposter2


Designer unknown, advertising poster for Scribner's Magazine, February 1904. Measuring about 14.5x22 inches or 37x56cm, with linen back adding 2 inches or 5 cm to all margins. The magazine was known for using various artists to create its advertising posters. Like most of the Scribner series, this image is a classic Art Nouveau work and hard to find on the market. Condition of this print: Fine with professionally repaired edge chips, wrinkles and tears. Colors bri... View more info

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New York Herald

By: Designer unknown

Price: $250.00

Seller ID: heraldposter


Designer unknown, advertising poster for the New York Herald, June 5, 1898. Measuring about 11.5x19 inches or 29x48cm, with linen back adding 2 inches or 5cm all around. With initials HC, this designer is unknown to me. Newspaper posters of the 19th century were typically done on newspaper stock, made to last a week, and gone with the wind after that. Those I have seen are usually in desperately poor condition. The present poster is on a heavier stock, which would exp... View more info

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Infinite Words, The Fantastic Visions of Science Fiction Art

By: Di FATE, Vincent.

Price: $90.00

Seller ID: 51559

ISBN: 1852276649


DI FATE, VINCENT. Infinite Words, The Fantastic Visions of Science Fiction Art, London: Virgin Books, 1997. Tall quarto, first edition, pp. 320, blue buckram boards with silver lettering stamped on spine, cosmic illustrations on both boards, color illustration, foreword by Ray Bradbury. A survey of 20th-century art and artists who gave movies, books and magazines the visuals for the science fiction genre. Condition of this book: Rear of dust jacket has several chi... View more info

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The Art of Carlos Diez, Objects of Desire

By: DIEZ, Carlos.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 52696

ISBN: 0865620717


DIEZ, CARLOS. The Art of Carlos Diez, Objects of Desire, Madrid: SQP, 2003. Quarto, pp. 138, wraps, color illustration, text in German and English. Diez takes women famous for their beauty -- Marilyn Monroe, Angelina Jolie, Cameron Diaz and many others -- and creates pinup art showing them with little or nothing on, often in fantastical settings. Condition of this book: Fine, no flaws. View more info

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The Photography and Philosophy of Wynn Bullock

By: DILLEY, Clyde H.

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 52486

ISBN: 087982042x


DILLEY, CLYDE H. The Photography and Philosophy of Wynn Bullock, Philadelphia: Art Alliance Press, 1984. Quarto, first edition, pp. 87, 44 halftone plates, red cloth boards with gilt-stamped lettering on the spine. Author considers artist a failure, but an interesting failure in his attempts to reconcile abstraction and realism. Condition of this book: Moderately worn jacket, a few marks to boards, images fine. View more info

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Romola

By: ELIOT, George.

Price: $300.00

Seller ID: 51720


ELIOT, GEORGE. Romola in two volumes, Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1863. Duodecimo, pp. 389 with 14 photo plates; 375 with 13 photo plates, elaborately decorated vellum boards with red morocco labels on spines and red morocco decorative panels on upper and lower boards, silk endpages with fleur-de-lis pattern, red ribbon bookmarks bound in, all edges red. The photos are albumen prints showing street scenes, landscapes, interiors and artworks. They measure more or less... View more info

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Corps Memorable

By: ELUARD, Paul.

Price: $400.00

Seller ID: 53319


ELUARD, PAUL. Corps Memorable, Paris: Pierre Seghers, 1957. Thin quarto, copy No. 709, pp. 35 plus 12 glossy halftone plates, plain boards quarter-bound in light brown wood, dust jacket with front panel image by Pablo Picasso, photos by Lucien Clergue, all text in French. Thirteen poems by Eluard illustrated with Clergue's photos of what may be the same female body, shown from different angles, always headless and in water. See Bertolotti, Books of Nudes, p. 147: "The... View more info

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The Golden Age of Hungarian Film Posters, 1912-1945

By: Exhibition catalog.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 53104

ISBN: 9632146972


[Exhibition catalog.] The Golden Age of Hungarian Film Posters, 1912-1945, Budapest: Ernst Gallery, 2004. Quarto, accompanied an exhibition of the Wastl collection, pp. 195, illustrated boards, color poster illustrations, text in English and Hungarian. A beautiful presentation that also provides technical specifications for the researcher. Condition of this book: Minor chipping at bottom edge of boards, all else fine. View more info

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Wiener Werkstatte

By: FAHR-BECKER, Gabriele;

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 51015

ISBN: 382288880X


FAHR-BECKER, GABRIELE. Wiener Werkstatte, Koln: Taschen, 1995. Folio, English-language edition, pp. 244, red cloth boards with black stamped lettering and decoration on front and spine, lavish illustration. Deals with the German arts/crafts/architecture movement centered on Josef Hoffmann, between the beginning of the 20th century and the Nazi era. Condition: Jacket lightly worn, scratched, no tears. All else fine. View more info

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Traces of Antiquity in the Greek Landscape

By: FAKIDI, Maria, and MINAIDI, Dora,

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 50579

ISBN: 960161253X


FAKIDI, MARIA, and MINADI, DORA. Traces of Antiquity in the Greek Landscape, Athens: Patakis Publishers, 2003. Large, heavy quarto, English language edition, pp. 490, orange cloth boards with gray lettering on front and spine, extensive illustration with color photos, text by Maria Bellogianni. Scarce title, not for the casual traveler but for the serious student and artifact hunter who wants to explore the Greek landscape away from the tourist attractions, although t... View more info

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"Wendingen," Art and design in a nineteenth-century [sic] Dutch magazine

By: FANELLI, Giovanni, and GODOLI, Ezio.

Price: $200.00

Seller ID: 52010

ISBN: 8821601137


FANELLI, GIOVANNI, and GODOLI, EZIO. "Wendingen," Art and design in a nineteenth-century [sic] Dutch magazine, Milan: Franco Maria Ricci, 1986. Square quarto, copy No. 377 of an edition of 5000, pp. 245, black silk boards with gilt lettering on spine and upper panel, glossy color print mounted on upper panel, black wooden clamshell box typical of the Ricci series of books, color plates reproducing covers of Wendingen, text in Italian and English. Also typical of Ricci... View more info

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Poems of Childhood

By: FIELD, Eugene

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 53105


FIELD, EUGENE. Poems of Childhood, New York: Scribner's, undated (1920s). Large octavo, expanded edition with added poetry, pp. x, 199, black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and Maxfield Parrish illustration mounted on front, 8 illustrated plates by Parrish. This edition was an expansion of the 1904 first edition, with added poetry by Mary French Field and Julia Sutherland Field. The surreal endpage illustrations -- with a boy battling a giant who is riding ... View more info

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Katalog der romischen Portrats in den Capitolinishcen Museen und den anderen kommunalen Sammlungen der Stadt Rom

By: FITTSCHEN, Klaus, and ZANKER, Paul.

Price: $750.00

Seller ID: 51829


FITTSCHEN, KLAUS, and ZANKER, PAUL. Katalog der romischen Portrats in den Capitolinishcen Museen und den anderen kommunalen Sammlungen der Stadt Rom, Mainz: Philip von Zabern, 1983-85. Tall folios, pp. xi, 184; viii, 254 plates; xi, 139; 232 plates, blue cloth boards with gilt-stamped lettering on spines and upper panels, glossy halftone photos. These are Books 1 and 3 of the katalog, each in two volumes, with text in the first volume, images in the second, cataloging... View more info

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Edward Willis Redfield 1869-1965, An American Impressionist

By: FLETCHER, J.M.W.,

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 51076

ISBN: 0965240207

Condition: New


FLETCHER, J.M.W. Edward Willis Redfield 1869-1965, An American Impressionist, Pennsylvania: self-published, 1996. Quarto, pp. x, 214, red printed boards with gilt-stamped lettering on front and spine, color plates. Thorough, high-quality treatment of a significant regional artist who was a leader in the so-called New Hope School. View more info

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Against the Grain

By: FRASCONI, Antonio,

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 50113

ISBN: 0020006004

Condition: very good


FRASCONI, ANTONIO. Against the Grain, quarto, first softcover edition, New York: Collier Books, 1974, pp. 159, illustrated wraps, extensively illustrated, signed by the artist on the title page, with an introduction by Nat Hentoff. Wraps lightly worn with age-toning. Gift inscription inked onto front endpaper. View more info

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Before Photography, Painting and the Invention of Photography

By: GALASSI, Peter.

Price: $65.00

Seller ID: 52503

ISBN: 087070253X


GALASSI, PETER. Before Photography, Painting and the Invention of Photography, New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1981. Oblong quarto, exhibition catalog, pp. 152, black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, blind-stamped lettering on front, halftone and color illustration. Curator argues the unusual theory that photography was primarily an artistic invention rather than a technical one. Condition of this book Jacket shelf-worn with a couple short tears at edges... View more info

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Drawings

By: GIBSON, Charles Dana.

Price: $500.00

Seller ID: gibsonposter


GIBSON, CHARLES DANA. Drawings advertisement, 1894. Measures about 23x17 inches or 59x43cm, with linen back adding a couple inches to all margins. Gibson's advertisement for his book "Drawings," published by R.H. Russell & Son in 1894. The book is scarce and highly collectible, the poster is beyond scarce. Gibson's most famous creation was the Gibson Girl, who became part of the American vocabulary as a synonym for the ideal woman. Condition of this print: Tear ha... View more info

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Eros Magazine, all 4 issues

By: GINZBERG, Ralph [Editor].

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 52992


GINZBERG, RALPH [editor]. Eros Magazine, Nos. 1 to 4 (all that were printed), New York, 1962. Folios, pp. 80; 96; 96; 96, printed boards, color and halftone illustration. Although these magazines seem rather tame to us, they were the subject of censorship prosecutions that resulted in the jailing of the editor. The subject was love and sex in all its forms. Highlights include Bert Stern's final photo sessions with Marilyn Monroe, a Gary Winogrand photo essay on Love i... View more info

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Constantin Guys

By: GRAPPE, George

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 50884


GRAPPE, GEORGES. Constantin Guys, New York/Paris: Brentano's, n.d. Folio, pp. 59, marbled boards half-bound in black buckram, black-and-white art reproductions, with a 4-page folio tipped in, entitled "Constantin Guys et le Grace du Second Empire," with sepia tinted illustration and French text. Guys' work is considered a forerunner to impressionism. In addition to being a leading artist, he was a Crimean War reporter for British and French newspapers. The present vol... View more info