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Nude in a jazz club

By: STILES, James.

Price: $250.00

Seller ID: Stiles series


STILES, JAMES. Series of 6 lounge scenes, undated (later 20th century). Large gelatin silver prints (14x11 inches), 4 toned blue, 2 untoned, one with the stamp of Stiles on the reverse. The photographer is a well-known fashion shooter who has exhibited at galleries on his own and with bigger names such as Helmut Newton, according to his website. And one can easily see the Newton influence in these offbeat jazz club setups. In fact, this series would make a great displ... View more info

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Visionaire No. 22, Chic

By: TESTINO, Mario.

Price: $500.00

Seller ID: 52929


TESTINO, MARIO [editor]. Visionaire No. 22, Chic, New York: Visionaire Publishing, 1997. Quarto, No. 3239 of 5000 printed, unpaginated, cream-colored paper-covered boards half-bound in beige cloth, slipcased, with various designer fabrics tipped in, including a tiny piece of a Versace dress worn by Madonna to the "Evita" premiere in London. Also tipped in is a cocktail napkin with Paloma Picasso's lips outlined by lipstick, and a copy of a letter, with envelope, from ... View more info

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The Art of Garden Design in Italy

By: TRIGGS, H. Inigo.

Price: $500.00

Seller ID: 52575


TRIGGS, H. INIGO. The Art of Garden Design in Italy, London et al.: Longmans, Green, 1906. Large, heavy folio, first edition, pp. xii, 134, rust-colored cloth boards with gilt-stamped lettering on spine, and gilt-stamped lettering on upper panel inside gilt wreath, 128 illustrated plates including collotypes, halftones and plans, top edge gilt. The author was an architect and designer of formal gardens in England. This lavish book measures 44x35cm or 18x14 inches and ... View more info

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Barber shop, Horace, Kansas

By: Unknown photographer

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: barber


2 negatives from the early days of film photography, probably 1906, showing the barber shop at the Horace, Kansas, YMCA, taken by an unknown photographer. The negatives measure about 3.5 inches square. As far as I know, no prints exist, and I don't intend to make any. The caption information here comes from a packet holding about 100 similar negatives showing various scenes in the South and Midwest U.S. The photographer was thoughtful enough to write down some details... View more info

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Chinese opera-style costume designs

By: Various artists.

Price: $350.00

Seller ID: chineseopera


[Costume design.] Folio of 57 color lithographs showing various design motifs for Chinese opera-style outfits, unknown artists, 1957. Prints measure slightly less than 15x13 inches or 37x32cm, in a wooden box with silk-covered fold-over boards and a four-page index and introduction, in Chinese. A former owner has written an English translation of some of the text as follows. Title: "Sketches from Chinese opera-style outifts." Summary of introduction: "all these sketch... View more info

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French Furniture of the Eighteenth Century

By: VERLET, Pierre.

Price: $200.00

Seller ID: 52859

ISBN: 0813912903


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 cof... View more info

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Poster for 'Satan Sanderson'

By: WENZELL, A.B.

Price: $600.00

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

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Art and the Empire City, New York, 1825-1861

By: [Exhibition catalog.]

Price: $60.00

Seller ID: 52635

ISBN: 0870999575


[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

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Willy Maywald et la Mode.

By: [Exhibition catalog.]

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 52956

ISBN: 2901424104


[Exhibition catalog.] Willy Maywald et la Mode, Paris: Edition Paris-Musees, 1986. Tall quarto, pp. 148, wraps, halftone photo plates, text in French. From the collection of the late American fashion designer Mary Ann Restivo, and inscribed to her on the free front endpaper. Largely a fashion book but with some art photos and celebrity portraits including Ava Gardner, Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. Condition of this book Covers lightly worn, crease in spine, i... View more info