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Musee D'Orsay, Chefs-doeuvre de la collection photographique

By: HEILBRUN, Francoise, and NEAGU, Philippe.

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 53238

ISBN: 290405720X


HEILBRUN, FRANCOISE, and NEAGU, PHILIPPE [editors]. Musee D'Orsay, Chefs-doeuvre de la collection photographique, Paris: Philippe Sers, 1986. Quarto, unpaginated with a 9-page introduction and 176 photos in sepia, duotone and color, beige cloth boards with red lettering to spine and front, text in French. A pre-modern collection that begins with daguerreotypes and Talbot. Condition of this book: Faintly worn jacket, else fine. View more info

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Best Erotic

By: HESSELMANN, Herbert W.

Price: $45.00

Seller ID: 50530

ISBN: 0817435743


HESSELMANN, HERBERT W. Best Erotic, New York: Amphoto, 2006. Large quarto, first American edition, pp. 160, black matte boards with gray lettering on spine, color photos, the types of nudes seen in men's magazines, which is no surprise because the photographer worked for many of them for years. Condition of this book: Dust jacket shows light wear, no tears. Leaves clean and tight. View more info

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In Love With Photography

By: HINZ, Volker.

Price: $300.00

Seller ID: 53303

ISBN: 3903101001


HINZ, VOLKER. In Love With Photography, Baden: Edition Lammerhuber, 2015. Heavy folio, No. 165 of an edition of 1,000, pp. 424, red cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on spine, duotone and color photo plates, signed on the half-title by Hinz, inscribed by him at length on another preliminary page. Hinz, a working photographer and for many years photo editor at Stern magazine, inscribed this copy to another photographer-editor, Kathy Ryan of the New York Times M... View more info

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Modern German Art for Paris, Prague, and London

By: HOLZ, Keith,

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 50646

ISBN: 0472113704


HOLZ, KEITH. Modern German Art for Paris, Prague, and London, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2004. Quarto, first edition, pp. xvii, 359, black cloth boards with red lettering on spine, 6 color plates, numerous black-and-white illustration. Subtitled "Resistance & Acquiescence in a Democratic Public Sphere," this is a study of exiled artists' associations in Paris, Prague and London, and their attempts to educate the world about the Nazi regime. Artists cover... View more info

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London Transport Posters

By: HUTCHISON, Harold F.

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 50539


HUTCHISON, HAROLD F. London Transport Posters, London: Transport Board, 1963. Large octavo, pp. 23, 123 color plates, 4 (index of artists), green cloth boards. Reproduces posters displayed over 50 years in the windows of the London Transport stations, with an essay by Harold Hutchison. Condition of this book: Lacking dust jacket, boards sun-faded along spine, with a small discoloration on back. Leaves clean and tight, plates fine. View more info

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Leonor Fini

By: JELENSKI, Constantin.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 53243


JELENSKI, CONSTANTIN. Leonor Fini, New York: Olympia Press, 1968. Square quarto, first English-language edition, pp. 172, printed boards, original cardboard slipcase, tipped-in color prints, halftone plates. The author, with an Italian count and a great number of Persian cats, lived with Fini in Paris from 1952 in an apartment that an assistant described as "a little bit of prison and a lot of theater (Wikipedia)." The artist was a leader in the surrealist movement an... View more info

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The Art of Captain Cook's Voyages, 2 of 3 books

By: JOPPIEN, Rudiger, and SMITH, Bernard.

Price: $300.00

Seller ID: 51786


JOPPIEN, RUDIGER, and SMITH, BERNARD. The Art of Captain Cook's Voyages, 2 of 3 books, New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1985. Folios, pp. xv, 247; xiii, 274, light orange cloth boards, color and halftone artwork reproduction. V.1 covers the voyage of the Endeavor, V.2 the Adventure and Resolution. See Marmor and Ross, I721 (Guide to the Literature of Art History 2). Condition of these books: Jackets worn and fraying at edges. Leaves clean and tight, overall very good... View more info

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Chagall, The Russian Years, 1907-1922

By: KAMENSKY, Alexandr

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 52918

ISBN: 0847810801


KAMENSKY, ALEXANDR. Chagall, The Russian Years, 1907-1922, New York: Rizzoli, 1989. Folio, first American edition, pp. 375, black cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on spine and front, color plates, halftones. An art book and a biography covering Chagall's early years in the Belarus community of Vitebsk. Condition of this book: Fine, no flaws. View more info

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Shigeru Awoki

By: KAWAKITA, Michiaki.

Price: $250.00

Seller ID: 52008


KAWAKITA, MICHIAKI. Shigeru Awaki, Tokyo: Nihon Keizai Shimbun, 1972. Folio, No. 48 of an edition of 1500, pp. iii, 87, 53 color plates tipped in, halftone illustration with catalogue raisonne, slipcased, all text in Japanese except for a three-page biographical introduction, which is in English. Not in Arntzen & Rainwater, OCLC and KVK locate one copy, at the Tate Library in London. Awoki (1882-1911), also known as Aoki, studied under Japanese masters and and appa... View more info

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A Daughter of the Sioux

By: KING, Charles.

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 51902


KING, GEN. CHARLES. A Daughter of the Sioux, New York: Hobart, 1903. 12mo, first edition, pp. 306, red cloth boards with gilt-stamped lettering on spine and upper panel, full-length color image of a Native American on upper panel, top edge gilt, 8 illustrated plates by Frederic Remington and Edwin Willard Deming (4 each artist, all black and white). King, a noted writer on the U.S. Army's campaign against the Sioux, here turns to a fictional account of the times. C... View more info

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Tchelitchev

By: KIRSTEIN, Lincoln;

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 50882

ISBN: 0942642406


KIRSTEIN, LINCOLN. Tchelitchev, Santa Fe: Twelvetrees Press, 1994. Folio, first edition, pp. 180, green cloth boards stamped in black lettering on spine and front, color plates, two folding. Kirstein writes that this was his attempt to revive interest in an innovative artist who had fallen out of favor by the 1990s. Condition of this book: Dust jacket shows light wear, with one short tear. Leaves clean and tight. View more info

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Comic Grotesque: Wit and Mockery in German Art, 1870-1940

By: KORT, Pamela,

Price: $90.00

Seller ID: 50644

ISBN: 3791331957


[GERMAN ART] Kort, Pamela, Comic Grotesque: Wit and Mockery in German Art, 1870-1940, large quarto, Prestel, 2004, pp. 223, black matte boards with gilt lettering on spine, color and black and white illustrations and 10 essays, edited by Kort. This volume accompanied an exhibit in New York. Condition of this book: Dust jacket shows light wear, short tear near top of spine. Pages clean and tight. View more info

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Taddeo Gaddi, Critical Reappraisal and Catalogue Raisonne

By: LADIS, Andrew

Price: $120.00

Seller ID: 50279

ISBN: 0826203825

Condition: near fine


[FLORENTINE PAINTING] Ladis, Andrew. Taddeo Gaddi, Critical Reappraisal and Catalogue Raisonne, Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press, 1982. Quarto, pp. (viii), 276, beige cloth boards, color and duotone reproductions of Taddeo's work. Dust jacket shows light wear, no tears. Leaves tight with light soiling at edges. View more info

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Telephotography

By: LAN-DAVIS, Cyril, and BOOTH, Lionel Barton

Price: $60.00

Seller ID: 52402


LAN-DAVIS, CYRIL F., and BOOTH, LIONEL BARTON. Telephotography, London: Routledge, 1921. 12mo, second edition revised, pp. xiii, 116, green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and blind-stamped lettering on upper panel, halftone photos. Boothi is credited with writing this edition but he says he merely updated the work of Lan-Davis, who had died after the first edition was published. Lan-Davis here put forward a "theory of telephotography," the first ever publis... View more info

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Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane

By: Le SAGE, Alain Rene.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 52386


Le SAGE, ALAIN RENE. Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane, Paris: J.J. Dubochet, 1838. Quarto, later edition, pp. 829. marbled paper-covered boards half-bound in morocco, about 600 illustrations by Jean Gigoux including frontispiece and two title pages. All text in French. "This later edition of Gil Blas, one of several, testifies to the vast popularity of Gigoux's illustrations," says Gordon Ray in The Art of the French Illustration Book, 215. Gigoux reportedly had a l... View more info

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Naked Men, Pioneering Male Nudes 1935-1955

By: LEDDICK, DAVID

Price: $80.00

Seller ID: 50145

ISBN: 0789300796

Condition: very good


LEDDICK, DAVID. Naked Men, Pioneering Male Nudes 1935-1955, New York: Universe, 1997. Quarto, first edition, pp. 128, gray plaid printed boards, color and duotone photos and painting reproductions. Documents a mid-20th-century American subculture of gay art. Says Bruce Weber, "This book combines stories and photographs of the men who did it first. It's like a buried treasure one only finds 20,000 Leagues under the Sea." Dust jacket shows a couple short tears n... View more info

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Erte at Ninety, The Complete Graphics

By: LEE, Marshall [editor].

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 52033

ISBN: 0525932585


LEE, MARSHALL [editor]. Erte at Ninety, The Complete Graphics, New York: E.P. Dutton, 1982. Large folio, later printing, pp. 223, gray cloth boards with silver-stamped lettering on spine and blind-stamped abstract design on upper panel, color plates, essays. Erte, who was known mainly for his fashion and stage design, here shows a variety of graphics in the art deco style, which he led from its beginnings. Condition of this book: Dust jacket is chipped and worn, s... View more info

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Nuremberg

By: LONGFELLOW, Henry W.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 52185


LONGFELLOW, HENRY W. Nuremberg, Philadelphia: Gebbie & Co., 1888. Tall quarto, first edition, simultaneous with a London edition, unpaginated, red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and upper panel, black and gilt decoration with a floral motif surrounding a gilded heraldic seal on upper panel, all edges gilt. With illumination by Mary E. and Amy Comegys, 28 photogravures (uncredited) protected under tissue guards, all text and images on heavy stock printed on ... View more info

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Certain People

By: MAPPLETHORPE, Robert.

Price: $125.00

Seller ID: 52891

ISBN: 0942642147


MAPPLETHORPE, ROBERT. Certain People: A Book of Portraits, Pasadena: Twelvetrees Press, 1985. Folio, third edition, unpaginated, blue cloth boards with black stamped lettering to the spine and front, gravure plates portraying various arts celebrities and pop-culture figures. Condition of this book: As new, gift quality. View more info

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Scribner's for May

By: MASTERS, Frank B.

Price: $900.00

Seller ID: mastersprint


MASTERS, FRANK B. Scribner's for May, n.d. (circa 1900). Poster measuring about 15x22.5 inches or 38x57cm, with linen back adding another couple inches on all sides. The image is a classic advertisement for Scribner's magazine, showing a railroad bridge under construction. The artist was a student of Howard Pyle who made a career of illustrating books and magazines. The print is scarce in any condition; this one as been brought up to fine quality by a professional pap... View more info