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Seller ID: 53353
[Various contributors] Beat Culture and the New America, 1950-1965, New York: Whitney Museum, 1996. Quarto, pp. 280, wraps, color and halftone illustration, released to accompany a museum exhibit on the leading artists and writers of the era. Prologue by Allen Ginsberg and articles by various other writers. Great reference for the Beat collector. Condition of this book: Minor wrinkles at spine ends, all else fine. View more info
By: Various authors.
Seller ID: 53148
Various authors. Richard Serra, The Matter of Time, Gottingen: Steidl, 2005. Quarto, English language edition, pp. 200, black cloth boards with gray lettering stamped into spine and front, duotone photos and other illustrations. Released to accompany the installation of Serra's "The Matter of Time" at the Guggenheim's Bilbao museum, this describes the work and other Serra sculptures. Funded by the Arcelor steel company in recognition of a great customer for the steel business. Condition of this book: Near fine with lightly worn jacket, sunning at boards' edges. View more info
By: Various writers.
Seller ID: 52647
Various writers. Netherlandish Art in the Rijksmuseum 1600-1700, Amsterdam: Waanders/Rijksmuseum, 2001. Heavy quarto, pp. 295, blue cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on spine and front, color and halftone illustration. Art of the Dutch Golden Age. Condition of this book: Faint wear to jacket, all else fine. View more info
By: Various writers;
Seller ID: 50820
Various contributors, John Waters, Change of Life, New York: Abrams, 2004. Quarto, first edition, pp. 144, illustrated boards, color and duotone photos. The trash auteur got his due with a museum exhibit of his photos and other work, plus some of the treasure in his personal collection. This book was released to accompany the exhibit. It showcases not just his best-known projects such as 'Hairspray' and 'Pink Flamingos' but also the obscure early work including 'Hag in a Black Leather Jacket' and 'Eat Your Makeup.' With essays by Gary Indiana, Todd Solondz, Lisa Phillips and others. Cond... View more info
By: VERLET, Pierre.
Seller ID: 52859
VERLET, PIERRE. French Furniture of the Eighteenth Century, Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia, 1991. Small quarto, English translation of the second revised French edition of 1983, pp. xv, 256, gray cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, color and halftone plates. See Marmor & Ross, P324: "Covering everything from working methods to stylistic development to fakes and documentation to the evolution of prices." Condition of this book: Near fine with a minor coffee stain to the front board. View more info
By: WALTER, James.
Seller ID: 53431
WALTER, JAMES. Memorials of Washington, and of Mary, His Mother, and Martha, His Wife, New York: Scribner's, 1887. Quarto, first edition, pp. xiii, 362, 12 gravure plates, green cloth boards with gilt lettering and eagle/crown ornament to spine, abstract black patterned decoration on front and back with heraldic gilt device in center of both covers, beveled edges, flowery inscription to Louis Comfort Tiffany and his wife on flyleaf, dated 1886, with Tiffany's bookplate upside down on rear pastedown. Unusual item for the Tiffany collector. Condition of this book: Worn at extremities, spi... View more info
By: WENZELL, A.B.
Seller ID: leyenprint1
WENZELL, A.B. Poster for the novel "Satan Sanderson" published by Bobbs-Merrill in 1907. Measures about 16x24 inches or 40x60cm, with linen back adding about 2 inches to all sides. The wording here, "Drawing by A.B. WENZELL," refers to the illustrator of the book; the poster also was done by Wenzell and has his signature (see photo). Condition of this print: Darkened in the margins, short tears professionally repaired (no tape used). View more info
By: WILLETT, Amani;
Seller ID: 51522
WILLETT, AMANI. Disquiet, Italy: Damiani, 2013. Small quarto, first edition, unpaginated, cloth boards in various shades of lavender, color and duotone photos, essay by Marvin Heiferman. Signed on the title page by Willett. From the publisher: "Disquiet by Amani Willett is a meditation on starting a family in a time of social unrest and uncertainty in America. A metaphoric journey that examines the first two years in the life of the photographer's son, Disquiet weaves intimate family pictures with images of American society and the economic and political instability that defined its iden... View more info
Seller ID: 52964
ZANZOTTO, ANDREA, and TILSON, JOE. Cirche & Cene, Circuses and Suppers, Verona: Plain Wrapper Press, 1979. Thin folio, No. 57 or an edition limited to 150, unpaginated with 2 leaves of Zanzotto's poems in Italian and 2 more with the English translations, 2 plates of etchings by Tilson protected under tissue, all on handmade paper with deckle edges, brown-beige cloth boards with green calligraphy stamped on front, green slipcase. Signed by Zanzotto and Tilson on the limitation page. Scarce; OCLC locates no copies. Condition of this book: Fine with a few small scuffs on the slipcase. View more info
Seller ID: 51525
ZERVOS, CHRISTIAN. La Civilta della Sardegna, Dall'Eneolitico alla fine dell'eta' nuragica il millennio -- V secolo A.C., Italy: Liberia Scientifica Internazionale, 1982. Large, heavy folio, reprints the 1954 first edition, pp. 389, white cloth boards stamped with black lettering on the spine and front, extensive halftone illustration. The author is the Paris gallerist best known for his massive Picasso catalogue. His focus here is Sardinia's ancient artifacts and architecture, including sculpture of all sorts and military fortifications. All text in Italian. Little else of scholarly use ha... View more info
Seller ID: 52004
[Exhibition catalogue.] Joaquim Gomis, Fotografo, Valencia: IVAM Centre, 1997. Square quarto, released for a retrospective exhibit, pp. 200, illustrated boards, duotone photos, text in Spanish and English. Gomis (1902-1991) was an accountant who got into photography at age 12 and became respected in artistic circles. He was probably the first Spanish artist to spot the architecture of Gaudi, which he began photographing when Gaudi was still unknown. Gomis's pictures are also associated with the imagery of the painter Joan Miro. This book includes a section on Gomis's street photography of H... View more info
Seller ID: 52635
[Exhibition catalog.] Art and the Empire City, New York, 1825-1861, New York: Metropolitan Museum, 2000. Large, heavy quarto, pp. xvi, 636, blue cloth boards with blue leather label on spine, color and halftone illustration. Various contributors consider the boom period between the opening of the Erie Canal and the start of the Civil War. Condition of this book: Fine, no flaws. View more info
Seller ID: 52860
[Exhibition catalog.] Xenia Hausner, Heart Matters, New York: Forum Gallery, 2000. Heavy folio, pp. 254, red printed boards, color and tritone illustration. Substantial reference on this Berlin expressionist. Condition of this book: Jacket lightly worn, no tears; boards have a small chip and minor corner bumps, images fine. View more info
Seller ID: 52991
[Exhibition catalog.] Sebastien Stoskopff, 1597-1657, Un maitre de la nature morte, Musees de Strasbourg, 1997. Quarto, pp. 248, wraps, color and halftone illustration, text in French. The still lifes shown here had been lost until 1930. Condition of this book: Covers moderately worn, all else fine. View more info
Seller ID: 53215
[Exhibition catalog.] Saul Leiter Retrospektive/Retrospective, Heidelberg: Kehrer, 2012. Quarto, released to accompany a traveling exhibit, pp. 294, 2 (credits), 2 small pamphlets tipped in, orange and gray cloth boards with black lettering to spine, black signature stamped to the front, sliding cardboard jacket, color and duotone photos, signed on a blank by Leiter, with the ownership signature of the late Frank Paulin, who like Leiter was a New York street photographer. Text in German and English. Includes Leiter's paintings and essays by various experts. Condition of this book: Near ... View more info
Seller ID: garache
[Periodicals.] Derriere le Miroir, Nos. 213 and 222, Paris: Maeght Editeur, 1975 and 1977. Unbound folios, pp. 33; 29, wraps, original lithographs pulled at l'Imprimerie Arte, Adrien Maeght, photos, all text in French. Both issues here devoted to Claude Garache and his best-known subject matter, the female nude painted entirely in one color on a white background. The lithographs are single-and double page. Arntzen & Rainwater, Q148: "original lithographs and excellent reproductions." Condition of these books: No. 213 has a couple tears in spine of covers, age toning, images fine. No. 22... View more info