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Cock: Indian Firework Art
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Cock: Indian Firework Art

By Nagy, Peter; Adhipen Bose; Gavin Aldred

London: Westzone, 2000. Hardcover. First edition, 2000, first printing. Fine hardcover in the Near Fine publisher's printed box with a crease to the spine otherwise only a touch of rubbing at the extremities. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Reproduces the graphic design of Indian fireworks packaging. Essays by Peter Nagy and Adhipen Bose; introduction by Gavin Aldred. Accordion-fold boards; unpagainated [86 pages]; color throughout; 6.25 x 12.25 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$24.95

A Glossary of Photographic Terms for Architects, Builders, and Designers: Kodak Publication No. K-14
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A Glossary of Photographic Terms for Architects, Builders, and Designers: Kodak Publication No. K-14

By Eastman Kodak

Rochester: Eastman Kodak, 1978. Pamphlet. Revised edition. Very Good pamphlet/booklet with a touch of soiling and a crease to one corner of the back page. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. A Glossary of Photographic Terms for Architects, Builders, and Designers: Kodak Publication No. K-14. Staple-bound self-wrappers with binder holes as issued; 19 pages; 8.5 x 11 inches.

$14.95

ThePage Magazine, #64, November 1992: Making and Marketing a Book
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ThePage Magazine, #64, November 1992: Making and Marketing a Book

By Doty, David; Joe Grossmann

Chicago: PageWorks, 1992. Magazine. First edition. Fine magazine with light signs of handling. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Issue #64, November 1992, of ThePage magazine, the visual guide to desktop publishing, with articles on: Making and Marketing a Book; XPress 3.1 tips for Mac and PC users; how an issue of ThePage is put together; the Macmillan Visual Dictionary; PageMaker 5.0; and more. Edited with texts by David Doty and Joe Grossmann. Staple-bound self-wrappers; 16 pages; monochrome illustrations throughout; 7 x 11 inches.

$14.95

Computer Graphics for Newspaper Art Departments: A Report by the Society of Newspaper Design
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Computer Graphics for Newspaper Art Departments: A Report by the Society of Newspaper Design

By Gray, David

Reston, VA: Society of Newspaper Design, 1985. Paperback. First edition. Very Good paperback with light rubbing to the covers and stress marks at the spine. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. An early report by the Society of Newspaper Design on how computers can produce and enhance graphics for newspaper art departments. Edited with text by David Gray. Staple-bound stiff wraps; 16 pages; 36 color and b&w illustrations; 11 x 8.5 inches. From an unnumbered edition limited to 3000 copies.

$14.95

Kitsch to Corbusier: Wallpapers from the 1950s, April 11 - August 27, 1995
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Kitsch to Corbusier: Wallpapers from the 1950s, April 11 - August 27, 1995

By Kosuda-Warner, Joanne

New York: Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, 1995. Pamphlet. First edition. Fine pamphlet. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The catalogue for an exhibition of wallpapers from the 1950s, held at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, NYC, April 11 - August 27, 1995. Text by Joanne Kosuda-Warner, the curator of the exhibition. Staple-bound self-wrappers; 16 pages; 9 full-page color illustrations; 6.5 x 9 inches.

$17.95

Textures: A Photographic Album for Artists and Designers
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Textures: A Photographic Album for Artists and Designers

By Brodatz, Phil

New York: Dover Publications, 1966. Paperback. First edition, most likely first printing, $2.25 cover price. Fine paperback with laminate bubbling along the spine and a hint of rubbing to the extremities. A nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A source book of textures and patterns such as wood grain, various fabrics, woven straw, ice crystals, stone, papers, netting, etc., meant for use by graphic designers. 128 pages; 112 b&w photographic plates; 7.75 x 10.5 inches.

$14.95

Optical and Geometrical Patterns and Designs: 500 Original Designs
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Optical and Geometrical Patterns and Designs: 500 Original Designs

By Horemis, Spyros

New York: Dover, 1970. Paperback. First edition, first printing presumed. Fine paperback with one short light crease to the front cover and a light bump to one fore corner. A nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 500 royalty-free geometrical, op art-style designs by Spyros Horemis, suitable for many graphic arts and decoupage uses. Introduction by Janet Koch. 97 pages; 8 color and 84 b&w plates + 4 text illustrations; 8.5 x 12.25 inches.

$19.95

Diagraphics, Vol. 1: Japan Creators' Association Presents the Most Complete Collection of Creative Diagrams Ever Assembled
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Diagraphics, Vol. 1: Japan Creators' Association Presents the Most Complete Collection of Creative Diagrams Ever Assembled

By Holmes, Nigel; Yukio Kanise; Bill Brown; Hideya Kawakita; Gordon Tani; Koichiro Inagaki; Fatima Gil

Tokyo: Japan Creator's Association, 1986. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine hardcover with a tap to one tip in a Fine dust jacket with a hint of shelf wear. There is a poem, elegantly hand-written in Japanese, to the first blank page, signed with the unknown writer's chop. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A collection from around the world (many from Japan) of creative charts, graphs, tables, info-graphics, maps, schematics, architectural renderings, diagrams, etc. Essays by Nigel Holmes, Yukio Kanise, Bill Brown, Hideya Kawakita, Gordon Tani, Koichiro Inagaki, and Fatima Gil. xxxiv + 316 pages; 741 color and b&w illustrations; 12 x 9 inches. Texts in English and Japanese; captions in English.

$39.95

Roger Dean: Views
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Roger Dean: Views

By Dean, Roger; Dominy Hamilton; Carla Capalbo; Donald Lehmkuhl

Limpsfield, Surrey: Dragon's Dream, 1975. Paperback. First edition, first printing. Near Fine with a touch of rubbing at the edges and extremities. A very nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A monograph of the hugely popular art and design of Roger Dean with samples of paintings and graphics; branding such as the Yes typography and the first Virgin Records logo; groundbreaking stage sets; and album art including iconic Yes covers such as the award-winning Tales From Topographic Oceans. The work is presented in a combination of concept sketches and finished work. Texts by Dean, Dominy Hamilton, and Carla Capalbo; introduction by Donald Lehmkuhl. 155 pages; color throughout; 12 x 12 inches.

$74.95

Sixties Design
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Sixties Design

By Garner, Philippe

Cologne: Taschen, 1996. Paperback. First edition. Fine paperback with French flaps with a touch of shelf wear and a tap to one tip. A nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Text by Philippe Garner. 176 pages; color and b&w illustrations throughout; 9 x 11.75 inches. Text in English, German and French. A survey of design trends during the 1960s, from airport lounges and concourses, corporate headquarters with their lobbies and open-plan offices, mass-produced objects, packaging, advertising art and visual fantasy films, such as Vadim's "Barbarella" and Kubrick's "2001". This book also examines examples of so-called anti-design and the renaissance of craftsmanship following the wave of rebellion amongst the young generation towards the end of the 1960s.

$24.95

Bauhaus, Modernism and the Illustrated Book
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Bauhaus, Modernism and the Illustrated Book

By Bartram, Alan

New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004. Hardcover. First US edition, first printing. NEW hardcover in a dust jacket with a hint of rubbing, protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Text by Alan Bartram. 144 pages; b&w illustrations throughout; 9 x 9.5 inches. Explores the influence of the Bauhaus and modernism on typography and book design. Among the works the author examines are those by Max Bill, F. T. Marinetti, El Lissitzky, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Jan Tschichold, and Paul Rand.

$24.95

SPAT's Super Special Background Patterns 15: Zoom
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SPAT's Super Special Background Patterns 15: Zoom

By Yasuda, Hironori; Pineapple's Studio Graphic

Tokyo: Yohjiro Nishi/KDC/Books Nippan, 1993. Paperback. First edition, first printing. Fine with a touch of light shelf wear. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Printed in sharp black and white, these random-pattern images are copyright free and ready to copy or scan. The 15th book in the series Super Special Background Patterns produced by Hironori Yasuda and Tokyo-based Pineapple's Studio Graphic, the theme of these patterns is that they seem to recede. Unpaginated [approx. 200 pages]; b&w patterns throughout; 8.25 x 11.75 inches.

$84.95

Alvar Aalto: Furniture and Glass
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Alvar Aalto: Furniture and Glass

By Aalto, Alvar; J. Stewart Johnson

New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1984. Paperback. First edition. Very Good paperback with a small light stain to the front and light soiling. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Text by J. Stewart Johnson. Staple-bound; 24 pages; 42 b&w reproductions; 10 x 10 inches. Checklist. The catalogue for an exhibition of the work of Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto, the Finnish architect, sculptor, painter, and designer of furniture, textiles and glassware.

$14.95

Art Nouveau Initials: Dover Electronic Clip Art CD-ROM and Book
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Art Nouveau Initials: Dover Electronic Clip Art CD-ROM and Book

By Dover

New York: Dover, 2001. Paperback. First edition. Fine paperback with unopened CD-Rom. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 64 pages; over 920 b&w letterforms; CD-Rom in pocket at rear; 7.5 x 11 inches. Printed on glossy paper, one side only, so they can be cut out and scanned. Also includes a CD-Rom for Macintosh and Windows with the same letters, drop caps, and Art Nouveau typefaces. From the Dover Electronic Clip Art series. The first edition from 2001; probably readable by current computers but we can't guarantee that.

$29.95

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

This Ain't No Disco: New Wave Album Covers
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This Ain't No Disco: New Wave Album Covers

By McKnight-Trontz, Jennifer

San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2005. Paperback. First edition, first printing. NEW paperback with French folds. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 300 of the best New Wave album covers. 256 pages; color reproductions throughout; 7 x 7 inches.

$24.95

100 Years of Magazine Covers
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100 Years of Magazine Covers

By Taylor, Steve; Neville Brody

London: Black Dog, 2006. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. NEW hardcover with a moderate bump to two tips; no dj as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Text by Steve Taylor; designed by Neville Brody. 288 pages; color reproductions throughout; 9 x 11.5 inches. A visual exploration of the magazine cover, with over 300 examples of the most striking, provocative and iconic covers from the last 100 years. Overseas sales and expedited shipping will require extra postage for this volume.

$34.95

Matchsafes in the Collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum
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Matchsafes in the Collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum

By Patterson, Jerry E.; Lisa Taylor

Washington DC: Smithsonian, 1981. Paperback. First edition, first printing. Very Good paperback with light soiling; interior fine. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Text by Jerry E. Patterson; foreword by Lisa Taylor. Staple-bound, stiff covers; 28 pages; 145 b&w reproductions; 8 x 8 inches. A survey of the history of the American matchsafe. From the collection of the illustrator/educator, Steven Guarnaccia, with his blindstamp to the first page.

$14.95

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

Fly: The Art of the Club Flyer
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Fly: The Art of the Club Flyer

By Ackland-Snow, Nicola; Nathan Brett; Steven Williams

New York: Watson-Guptill, 1997. Paperback. First edition, first printing. Fine paperback with a touch of wear to the one edge of the back cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Compiled by Nicola Ackland-Snow, Nathan Brett, and Steven Williams with texts by Ashley Beedle, Brett, Dave Little, Phil Dirtbox, Tom Hingston, and Williams. 96 pages; 207 color and 16 b&w reproductions; 8.75 x 10 inches. A survey of the best of dance club flyer designs from London to New York, from the earliest 1980s "underground" examples to the more lavishly produced "mainstream."

$19.95

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