First edition. 4to, 21 printed card sheets accompanied by 16 phtocopied pages of contemporary media coverage, two-hole-punched and held in polypropylene gallery binder. This international mail art exhibition ran March 16-August 30, 1991, at Kunstkanzlei and Hypobank galleries in Vienna. Participants included many Fluxus artists (Dick Higgins, Alison Knowles, Wolf.....
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Ilustrated Wraps. 312pp. illus. bw photos. Barbara Cartland's classic memoir of the 1920's. It brilliantly recreates an extraordinary era, when the young danced all night - determined, in the pursuit of pleasure, to forget the deprivation, the horror and misery of the recent war.In this dazzling book, she captures all.....
1998. First Printing. Cloth. 304pp. Beautifully illustrated throughout with 237 photos, prints, historical documents, and opera ephemera. Includes 118 plates in full-color. This is a lavishly illustrated narrative history of opera's origins and evolution, fascinating for neophytes and long-time music buffs alike. Traces the story of opera over 400 years.....
Staplebound wraps. 8vo. 33 pp. Stapled Wraps, Letterpress on Laid Paper. Illustrated. VG+. Fourth annual booklet issued by the Curtis Paper Company, designed by Joseph Blumenthal and printed at The Spiral Press, New York. The paper used is Curtis Rag Natural Laid, with the cover in Tweedweave Chartreuse. The type.....
The "Diary" of the Cultural Revolution Oct '66-Apr '67
Tokyo: Asahi Shimbun Publishing, 1967. Paperback. A record of day-to-day record of news about the Great Cultural Revolution in China, mainly taken from news articles run in Tokyo newspapers.
100 Years of Native American Painting; March 15-April 16 1978
Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Museum of Art, 1978. First printing. Wraps. Exhibition Catalog. Introduction By Jamake Highwater.
1952 IMPROVISATIONS. ARTISTS EQUITY MASQUERADE BALL; SPRING FANTASIA
New York: Artists Equity Association, 1952. First edition. Comb-Binding. Large Quarto. pp. plus 99 leaves. Copy #1537 of two thousand numbered copies. Plastic comb bound stiff pictorial card covers. 99 lithographed sheets, printed on rectos only, with color lithographs on rectos and versos of covers. Byron Browne, Adolf Dehn, Sol.....
Africa Orientale Italiana, con 15 carte geografiche, 16 piante di centri abitati, 10 piante di edifici, schizzi e stemmi
Milan: 1938. First edition. Cloth over flexible boards. Guida d'Italia della Consociazione Turistica Italiana. 640 pp. Spine cocked and lightly pulled at head, covers a bit sunned and dustsoiled with faint stray mark at front, page edges tanned, hinges tender.
ALFRED STIEGLITZ: PHOTOGRAPHER
Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1965. First edition. Cloth. Quarto. 4to., 28 pp., plus 62 full-page plates. Representing the entire Stieglitz collection in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, this is a superb survey of his art, spanning his activity for almost 50 years. D/j worn and repaired.
American Mathematical Society Russian-English Vocabulary with a Grammatical Sketch, To be used in reading Mathematical Papers
American Mathematical Society, 1953. Second printing. Staplebound Wraps. 8vo, 66 pp. Wrappers a bit worn and stained, with previous owner name on front; corners lighlty bumped, page edges tanned.
Antoine Bourdelle 1861-1929
New York: Charles E. Slatkin Galleries, 1961. Wraps. Very Good. First Edition. Stiff wrappers. Quarto, 95pp., Writings by Philip Rhys Adams, Jean Cassou and Jean Charbonneaux. Numerous sculpture illustrations.
Aperture Winter 2005; Issue 181
New York: Aperture, 2005. First edition. Paperbound. 4to. 84pp. Ilus. b&w and color photos. Paperback. Includes work by Mary Ellen Mark, Delena Dorfman, Esteban Pastorino Diaz, Alex Webb William Eggleston and Alfredo Jaar.
Authentic Librettos of the French and German Operas (Carmen Faust, Manon, Tales of Hoffmann, Lakme, etc.)
New York: Crown, 1939. Cloth. Tall 8vo, 481 pp. English and French or German parallel texts and music of the principal airs. Covers rubbed, dull and faded; head and heel of spine and corners of boards lightly bumped; page edges tanned and dusty; endpapers browned; previous owner name.
Hannover: Kestner-Gesellschaft, 1967. First printing. Wraps. 26pp., 29 plates, Color, BW. Text in German.
BILINGUAL MAP OF GREATER TOKYO
Color map, 36 1/4 x 28 inches, folding as issued to 10 x 7 1/2 inches. Map shows railways, universities and colleges, military installations, shrines, parks, "Ku Names & Boundaries", fire and police stations, embassies, missions, art galleries and museums, principal commercial buildings, streetcar lines, post offices, etc. Includes small.....
BILINGUAL MAP OF GREATER TOKYO
Rutland, VT/Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle, 1954. map. Color map, 36 1/4 x 28 inches , folding as issued to 10 x 7 1/2 inches. Clean copy. Near fine condition. Map shows railways, universities and colleges, military installations, shrines, parks, "Ku Names & Boundaries", fire and police stations, embassies, missions, art.....
A Book of Sweethearts; Pictures by Famous American Artists
Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill, 1908. First printing. Pictorial Boards. Light Water Stain to Front Cover.. Foxing on False Title Page. Decorations by Will Jenkins. Illustrations by Will Grefe, Harrison Fisher, Howard Chandler Christy and others.
The Boy's Own Volume; Volume II
London: Religious Tract Society, 1888-1889. cloth. Rought copy missing first few pages of the index.
Canadian Painters; From Paul Kane to the Group of Seven
London: Phaidon, 1945. First printing. Cloth. 100 Plates, Four in color. Oversized.
Carnegie Institution of Washington Year Book 9: The President's Report, July 1991-June 1992
Carnegie Institution, 1992. Wraps. 8vo, 192 pp., illus. Spine faded, wrappers lightly edgeworn, lower fore-edge corner lighlty bumped.
Century War Book: The Famous History of the Civil War by the People Who Actually Fought It
New York: Arno, 1978. Reprint. Boards. Oblong 4to, 321 pp., illus., maps. Facsimile reprint of the 1894 edition. Head and heel of spine bumped, edges of boards and page edges foxed. Jacket handled and edgeworn, with 3" jagged closed tear at rear and a few smaller tears, laminate lifting in.....
Chicago Manual of Style, The, for Authors, Editors, and Copywriters: Thirteenth Edition, Revised and Expanded
University of Chicago, 1982. Hardcover. 8vo, 738 pp. Previous owner name/address, highlighting on a few pp. Jacket edgeworn with a few small tears.
Children's Party, The; or, A Day at Upland
Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, . Cloth. 12mo, 118 pp., illus. Decorative covers foxed, faded; light foxing to page edges and endpapers, previous owner book plate and name in pencil. pages tanned.