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Unselective Memory: 15 Years at BSSP, 1993-2008
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Unselective Memory: 15 Years at BSSP, 1993-2008

By Butler Shine Stern & Partners

Butler Shine Stern & Partners, 2008. Hardcover. First edition. Near Fine quarter-cloth hardcover with some spots of light rubbing to the boards and a slight lean, no dj as issued; lacking DVD. Appears to be new and unread. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Reproduces work by the advertising agency Butler Shine Stern & Partners of Sausalito, CA, one of AdWeek's 10 Best Small Agencies of the Decade (2000s). 235 pages; color reproductions throughout; 8.75 x 8.75 inches.

$19.95

AZ PhotoBook: The Work of Photographers from Arizona
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AZ PhotoBook: The Work of Photographers from Arizona

By Arizona Photographers

AZ PhotoBook, 2001. Hardcover. First edition. Near Fine clothbound hardcover with light rubbing to the extremities, no dj, as presumed issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Published by the Arizona photography community to show the world the work they do. Excellent examples of portraiture, landscapes, still lifes, advertising, editorial, corporate, fine art, fashion, and photojournalism. Includes detailed biographies of the photographers. Gorgeous printing; a lovely production. 124 pages; color and b&w photos throughout; 12 x 9.25 inches.

$19.95

Real Fantasies: Edward Steichen's Advertising Photography
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Real Fantasies: Edward Steichen's Advertising Photography

By Steichen, Edward; Patricia Johnston

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Near Fine cloth-bound hardcover with a touch of rubbing to the extremities and a touch of soiling to the bottom edge of the text block in a Near Fine dust jacket with a touch of shelf wear and a thin two-inch strip of loss to one edge of the back panel. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The author uses Steichen's work as a case study of the history of advertising and the American economy between the wars. "…A much-needed contribution not only to a knowledge of Steichen's significant role in advertising but to an understanding of modernist cross-currents as they affected artistic and commercial photography in the 1920s and 30s." "…A stellar contribution to the historical literature on American advertising and consumer society." Text by Patricia Johnston. 448 pages; 13 full-page color plates + numerous b&w text illustrations; 7.25 x 10.25 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$24.95

Vault49: Target Practice Issue 02, Vault49, Since 2002
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Vault49: Target Practice Issue 02, Vault49, Since 2002

By Vault49

New York: Vault49, [2011]. Magazine. Near Fine oversized booklet with light stress marks at the spine, a light curl at one corner of the cover, and a now-flattened crease along the middle, probably as mailed in an envelope. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The second issue of Target Practice, the publication created, designed, and published by Vault49 to promote their work. Vault49 is an award-winning design studio with a worldwide reputation for creating world-class CGI, illustration, typography, photography, and motion graphics. The issue is full of cutting-edge, contemporary images and examples of their type designs that the studio produced for a wide-range of contexts. Staple-bound, self-wrappers; 32 pages; color illustrations throughout; 10.5 x 16 inches.

$34.95

Gefesselter Blick
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Gefesselter Blick

By Rasch, Heinz; Bodo Rasch

Baden: Lars Muller, 1996. Hardcover. First edition, thus, 1996. Near Fine hardcover with a stiff clear plastic front cover and linen-bound rear board and spine with only light scratching to the plastic, otherwise fine. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A facsimile reprint of a 1930 design journal which became influential in the field of commercial art and design. Twenty-five revolutionary designers were asked by the editors to contribute work and a statement, among them Lazlo Moholy-Nagy, El Lissitzky, Kurt Schwitters, Jan Tschichold, John Heartfield, Werner Graff, Hans Richter, Karl Teige, and Piet Zwart. Edited by Heinz Rasch & Bodo Rasch. 111 pages; b&w and 2-color illustrations throughout; 8.5 x 10.25 inches. Text in German.

$39.95

Twenty Five Publicity Campaigns
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Twenty Five Publicity Campaigns

By Carboni, Erberto; Gillo Dorfles

Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society, 1961. Hardcover. First US edition. Very Good cloth-bound hardcover with tanning to the spine, a light bump to the one tip, and soiling to the covers; interior clean and bright with tight binding; lacking dj. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A complete survey of twenty-five separate advertising campaigns by Erberto Carboni, ranging from 1934 to 1959, for products such as oil, wine, textiles, machinery, appliances, toothpaste and chemical products for companies including Shell, Olivetti, RAI (the Italian radio and TV company), Pavesi, and Barilla. Each campaign is presented in full with all its print iterations, from single-column newspaper ads to full-page magazine ads to booklets, posters, and packaging. This volume not only traces the development of Carboni's work through tightly focused case studies but also serves as a valuable resource, showing the application of visual concepts to a wide variety of formats and problems. Carboni (1899 - 1984) was an Italian modernist graphic artist and industrial designer who worked in advertising and publicity and was recognized as an innovative designer of exhibitions for trade fairs. Introduction by Gillo Dorfles in English, German, French and Italian. 178 pages; gravure-printed color and b&w illustrations throughout [ca. 750 total]; 9 x 11.5 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$200.00

Lettering for Advertising
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Lettering for Advertising

By Leach, Mortimer

New York: Reinhold, 1956. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Near Fine clothbound hardcover with a touch of rubbing to the spine edges and spine ends and a small smudge to the back board in a Near Fine minus dust jacket with light soiling to the back panel, light rubbing to the fore edge, and fading to the spine. A nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The classic text on how to do lettering and calligraphy with examples of many letter forms, fonts, and techniques; each chapter also includes a section on "how not to do it." Text and lettering by Mortimer Leach. 240 pages; profusely illustrated in b&w and red spot color; 9 x 11.75 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$250.00

The Television Commercial: How to Operate and Produce Effective TV Advertising
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The Television Commercial: How to Operate and Produce Effective TV Advertising

By McMahan, Harry Wayne

New York: Hastings House, 1957. Hardcover. First Revised and Enlarged edition, first printing. Near Fine hardcover with light touches of soiling, light tanning to the spine, and some glue spill-over from the front mounted plate; lacking dj. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A dos and don'ts of successful 1950s advertising, profusely illustrated, from back in the day when animation was king. Text by Harry Wayne McMahan. 223 pages; b&w illustrations throughout; 6.75 x 10 inches.

$14.95

Animation Techniques and Commercial Film Production
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Animation Techniques and Commercial Film Production

By Levitan, Eli L.

New York: Reinhold Publishing, 1962. Hardcover. First edition. Fine cloth-bound hardcover in a Very Good+ dust jacket with one small tear/crease, rubbing to the fore edge, and light soiling to the back panel. A nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Describes in detail the process by which a series of drawings is transformed into an eye-catching and successful animated commercial film; by a former colleague of Max Fleischer in the days of Betty Boop and Popeye. Text by Eli L. Levitan. 192 pages; profusely illustrated in b&w; 6.25 x 9.25 inches.

$19.95

Visual Design in Action: Principles, Purposes
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Visual Design in Action: Principles, Purposes

By Sutnar, Ladislav; Mildred Constantine

New York: Hastings House, 1961. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Near Fine cloth-bound hardcover with a touch of rubbing along the edges and a light bump to two tips in a Near Fine price-clipped dust jacket with a touch of soiling, light crimping along the top edge, and tanning to the spine. A nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A monograph of work by Ladislav Sutnar with his commentary and theoretical ideas. The book covers every aspect of his career and of course, being a graphic designer, he was involved in every aspect of its high-quality production including the layout, illustrations, and jacket design. Sutnar was a Modernist designer and one of the visionaries of what is today called "information design." He is best known for his total design concept for the Sweets Catalog Service and lesser known for introducing the parenthesis as a way to typographically distinguish the area code from the rest of a phone number. He was hugely influential in the world of modern graphic design. Text and design by Ladislav Sutnar; production supervised by Sutnar; preface by Mildred Constantine. Unpaginated [188 pages]; 36 pages of full-page color illustrations + 342 b&w illustrations; 8.75 x 12.5 inches.

$750.00

The Art of Advertising
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The Art of Advertising

By Holme, Bryan

London: Peerage, 1985. Hardcover. First thus. Fine hardcover with a touch of rubbing at the extremities in a Near Fine dust jacket with light shelf wear. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A visual survey of advertising from newspapers, magazines, and posters from the 1880s to the 1980s with an analysis of its development. Compiled with text by Bryan Holme. 340 pages; color plates and b&w text illustrations throughout; 9 x 12.25 inches. Index. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$19.95

Graphis Magazine 294, November/December 1994: James Nachtwey
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Graphis Magazine 294, November/December 1994: James Nachtwey

By Nachtwey, James; Santiago Calatrava; Michael Mabry; Takaaki Bando; Kenneth Willard; Tamotsu Yagi

Zurich: Graphis Press, 1994. Paperback. First edition. Fine paperback with light traces of shelf wear. A very nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The November/December 1994 issue of the respected arts and graphic design periodical Graphis, (Vol. 50) with a 14-page illustrated cover story on the photojournalist James Nachtwey; also includes articles on Santiago Calatrava, Michael Mabry, Takaaki Bando, Kenneth Willard, Tamotsu Yagi, and more. 112 pages; color and duo-toned b&w illustrations throughout; 9 x 11.75 inches. Text in English with French and German summaries.

$19.95

Graphis 319, January/February 1999: The International Magazine of Design and Communication
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Graphis 319, January/February 1999: The International Magazine of Design and Communication

By Mark, Mary Ellen; Frank Gehry; Tibor Kalman; Maira Kalman; Ron Arad; James McMullin

New York: Graphis, 1999. Paperback. First edition. Fine paperback with a hint of wear at the extremities. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The 319th issue of the design magazine Graphis, January/February 1999, with articles on Mary Ellen Mark; Frank Gehry; an interview with Tibor Kalman with a portrait of him by Maira Kalman; Ron Arad; Jennifer Morla; Weiss Stagliano Partners; James McMullin's theater posters; and much more. 157 pages; color throughout; 8.5 x 11.75 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$19.95

Rolling Stone, The Complete Covers, 1967-1987: Reebok Advertising Supplement
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Rolling Stone, The Complete Covers, 1967-1987: Reebok Advertising Supplement

By Ritts, Herb

New York: Straight Arrow, 1987. Magazine. First edition. Very Good magazine supplement with some light soiling, a touch of wear at the edges, and a thin strip along the spine of sticker/abrasion. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The advertising supplement to Rolling Stone's 20th Anniversary Issue, sponsored by Reebok and reproducing all the covers of RS for the previous 20 years. It contains 3 full-page and 1 full-spread ads shot, with credit, by Herb Ritts. Staple-bound, self-wrappers; unpaginated [24 pages]; color throughout; 8.5 x 10.75 inches.

$14.95

The Art of the Fillmore: The Poster Series, 1966-1971
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The Art of the Fillmore: The Poster Series, 1966-1971

By Lemke, Gayle; Jacaeber Kastor

Petaluma, CA: Acid Test, 1997. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine hardcover with a light tap to one tip and a touch of fading along the top and bottom edges of the boards in a Fine dust jacket with a touch of crimping at one tip. A very nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Text by Gayle Lemke; art research editing by Jacaeber Kastor. 240 pages; profusely illustrated in color; 9 x 12.25 inches. This volume gathers for the first time in a single volume all the original Bill Graham posters, handbills, and tickets (over 400) created exclusively for the San Francisco and New York Fillmore dance concerts. Indexes cross-reference the posters with the bands they advertised and the poster artists who created them. Includes sidebars on the artists, such as Rick Griffin, Alton Kelly, Stanley Mouse Miller, Greg Irons, Lee Conklin, Bonnie MacLean, Victor Moscoso, and others.

$200.00

Absolut Book: The Absolut Vodka Advertising Story
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Absolut Book: The Absolut Vodka Advertising Story

By Lewis, Richard W.

Boston: Journey, 1996. Paperback. First edition, first printing. Fine paperback with French flaps with light traces of shelf wear. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Text by Richard W. Lewis. 274 pages; over 500 color illustrations; 9.75 x 11.5 inches. Index. The definitive illustrated history of one of the most successful ad campaigns ever, it features nearly five hundred Absolut Vodka advertisements as well as many rejects. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$19.95

Graphis: The International Magazine of Design and Communication, September/October 2001, Vol. 58, Issue 335
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Graphis: The International Magazine of Design and Communication, September/October 2001, Vol. 58, Issue 335

By Gibson, Ralph; Duane Michals; David Seidner; Ken Miki; Francois Robert; Luba Lukova; Onofrio Paccione; Monte Beauchamp; Laetitia Wolff

New York: Graphis, 2001. Paperback. First edition, first printing. Near Fine minus with a touch of shelf wear and a touch of light wear at the extremities. A nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Cover story on Ralph Gibson with an interview by Matthew Carter; portrait of Gibson by Lesley Louden, cover portrait by David Seidner; with a selection of Gibson's photographs. Also in this issue: features on Ken Miki; Francois Robert with a portrait by Duane Michals; Jean & Montmarin; Luba Lukova; interview with Onofrio Paccione; Monte Beauchamp and Blab magazine; and much more. Edited by Laetitia Wolff. 157 pages; color and b&w throughout; 8.5 x 11.75 inches. In English with German and French translations at rear. Overseas sales and expedited shipping will require extra postage for this volume.

$24.95

L'Affiche et le Fumeur
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L'Affiche et le Fumeur

By Perez, Annie

Paris: SEITA, 1978. Paperback. Good+ paperback with light rubbing to the covers and a tiny crease to one corner; interior clean and bright. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Text by Annie Perez in French. Staple-bound stiff covers; 16 pages; 30 color reproductions; 6.75 x 9.75 inches. The catalogue for an exhibition of tobacco graphics including posters, packaging and advertising. Appears to be reprinted from a larger volume; that said, this is a stand alone booklet.

$19.95

L'Affiche Dans le Monde
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L'Affiche Dans le Monde

By Weill, Alain

Paris: Editions Aimery Somogy, 1984. Hardcover. First edition, first printing, 1984. Very Good+ cloth-bound hardcover with a light bump to the tips and light rubbing to the bottom edges of the boards in a Very Good dust jacket with a touch of shelf wear and a touch of wear at the edges and extremities. A nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 408 pages; 661 color and b&w reproductions; 8.25 x 9.75 inches. Artist bios, index, list of illustrations. Text in French. A spectacular historical survey of poster art from around the world. From the collection of the illustrator and educator Steven Guarnaccia, with his blindstamp to the ffep. Overseas sales and expedited shipping will require extra postage for this volume.

$54.95

The One Show Annual, Volume 19: Advertising's Best Print, Radio, TV
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The One Show Annual, Volume 19: Advertising's Best Print, Radio, TV

By The One Club for Art & Copy

Hove, UK: Rotovision, 1997. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine cloth-bound hardcover with a touch of soiling at the edges of the text block in a Near Fine dust jacket with a touch of shelf wear and a touch of wear a the edges. A nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 528 pages; color reproductions throughout; 9 x 12 inches. The primary sourcebook for the creative industry, acknowledging the year's most innovative print, television, and radio advertising campaigns. With a reversible dust jacket--"The Giant Encyclopedia of Spores"--to prevent theft of your copy. Overseas sales and expedited shipping will require extra postage for this volume.

$29.95

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