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Brodovitch (Masters of American Design)

By Andy Grundberg

New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1989. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., small, faint, circular sticker ghost to corner of preliminary page. minor, slight wear to dj, no tears, chips, clips. else clean, no writing or markings. strong binding.; 164pp., 340 illustrations, 70 in color. in series, documents of american design. examines career of alexey brodovitch.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$48.00

Compendium for Literates: A System of Writing
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Compendium for Literates: A System of Writing

By Karl Gerstner

Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1974. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., very slight wear to small places on dj. no other wear or flaws. clean. no writing or markings. no chips, clips, bumps. strong binding.; translated from german original., unpaginated, though may have 180pp., some color is used. what gerstner had to say after 20 years as a typographer. nice copy.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Square 16mo.

$120.00

The Ligature on Ligatures

By Doyald Young, Penny Benda and Deanna Kuhlmann-Leavitt

Los Angeles/San Francisco/Seattle: The Ligature, 2005. soft cover, folded card cover., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings. ppromotional book by and about the west coast printing company, the ligature. 28-plus illustrated pages.. No Edition Stated. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$28.00

Diego Giacometti

By Francois Baudot

New York: Assouline, 2001. hard cover in dust jacket., clean, no markings or labels. no tears, bumps, chips. tight binding. a very nice copy.; english text edition.; sometimes sold as a pair with book on diego's brother, alberto., 79pp., illustrated throughout in color with some b/w. introductory text, chronology, and many plates.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$32.00

Czech Cubism: Architecture, Furniture, Decorative Arts.
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Czech Cubism: Architecture, Furniture, Decorative Arts.

By Alexander Von Vegesack

NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 1992. soft cover. one very faint reading crease to spine.. no other flaws. clean, no markings. no bumps, tears, labels. strong sewn binding.; english text.published in assoc. with vitra design museum.; 337pp., maps, over 500 illustrations, photos, figures., contains 9 essays by various contributors, catalogue, reference material.. First Softcover Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$52.00

A Catalogue of Posters By David Lance Goines Exhibited at the Poster from the Fourteenth of April to the Thirty-First of May Nineteen Hundred Seventy-Three with a Note on the Technique Employed in Their Production

By David Lance Goines

Berkeley: Saint Heironymous Press, 1973. soft cover in dust jacket affixed at spine, as issued. wear to dj spine and at places along top edge, crease to back cover along upper margin. book itself is near fine., unpaginated. 27 full-page color reproductions of posters. 2000 copies were printed.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$57.00

The De Stijl Environment

By Nancy J. Troy

Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1983. soft cover. strong sewn binding., . no flaws - clean, no writing or markings, no bumps, tears.; ix-254pp., 88 b/w illustrations. detailed examination of de stijl architectural interiors and exteriors. space, design, furniture.. First Softcover Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine Plus. Oblong 8vo.

$32.00

Horace Vernet 1789-1863: Incroyables et Merveilleuses. 25 Watercolours from the Collection of the Duchesse De Berry

By Aileen Ribeiro

London/New York: Hazlitt, Gooden and Fox Ltd. And Didier Aaron, Inc., 1991. soft cover, as issued. some small scuffed or rubbed spots to cover. minor wear to exterior. clean. no writing or markings. tight binding.; 10pp. text followed by 24 full-page color plates in unpaginated section. the young folks in these watercolors are dressed and depicted in a most unusual manner. remarkable.. First Edition Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$39.00

Photomontage Between the Wars 1918-1939
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Photomontage Between the Wars 1918-1939

By Adrian Sudhalter and Deborah L. Roldan

Madrid/Ottawa: Fundacion Juan March and Carleton University Art Gallery, 2012. soft cover, folded card covers, as issued., small faint corner-bump. no other flaws or wear. an unused copy. clean, no markings. strong sewn binding.; 184pp., illustrated throughout in color. essays, catalogue. period texts included.. First English Language Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$110.00

Interiors
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Interiors

By Martyn Thompson, Kirsten Willey, Ilse Crawford

Melbourne/London: Hardie Grant Books, 2011. hard cover, illustrated boards. tiny red dot to bottom edge. only the slightest evidence of handling. clean. no other markings, writing. strong binding.; 254pp., illustrated throughout with color photos oof the interiors of designers, architects, et al.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/No Jacket, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$30.00

A Noir Black Book: Art and Fashion
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A Noir Black Book: Art and Fashion

By Franca Sozzani, Luca Stoppini, Mariuccia Casadio, Pasquale Leccese

Paris: Editions Assouline, 1998. soft cover, folded card covers in printed belly-band, as issued., minor, minute wear to belly-band. no other flaws or wear. clean, no writing or markings. no bumps or chips. strong sewn binding.; english text translated from italian original.; 174pp., illustrated throughout in black and white. essay.. First English Language Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$110.00

Yokoo Tadanori Prints Retrospective: Hanga Jungle

By Noi Sawaragi, Kyoji Takizawa, Haruka MacHimura, Atsuo Yamamoto, Tadanori Yokoo

Tokyo: Kesao Sato, Kokushokankokai, Inc., 2017. hard cover in dust jacket with publisher's belly-band., no flaws or wear, appears unused, as new.; japanese text which mostly translated into english.; 260pp., 260 color plates and many unnumbered figures. two essays, catalogue, reference material. includes the artist's well known posters.. First Edition /First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$68.00

Iron Fists: Branding the 20th Century Totalitarian State
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Iron Fists: Branding the 20th Century Totalitarian State

By Steven Heller

London/NY: Phaidon Press, 2008. hard cover in dust jacket., minor rubbing to printed mylar dj. no other flaws or wear, clean, no markings of any sort, strong binding.; 223pp., illustrated throughout in color, b/w. examines the use of art and graphics in the service of fascism and communism, focusing on germany, italy, ussr, and china.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$62.00

Ruhlmann: Master of Art Deco

By Florence Camard

NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1984. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket., lightly used copy. clean, no writing or markings. no bumps, tears, chips, strong binding.; 312pp., 487 illustrations, including 67 color plates.; major illustrated reference work on art deco furniture maker and designer, jacques-emile ruhlmann. covers the various facets and endeavors of his outstanding career, including cabinet-maker, jules deroubaix' logbook.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$62.00

Fabulous Fabrics of the 50s (And Other Terrific Textiles of the 20s, 30s, and 40s)
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Fabulous Fabrics of the 50s (And Other Terrific Textiles of the 20s, 30s, and 40s)

By Gideon Bosker, Michele Mancini, John Gramstad

San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1992. soft cover, folded card covers, as issued., no flaws or wear. clean. no writing or markings. tight binding.; 117pp., illustrated throughout in color. . First Edition /First Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Oblong 8vo.

$55.00

Bent Ply: The Art of Plywood Furniture
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Bent Ply: The Art of Plywood Furniture

By Dung Ngo, Eric Pfeiffer

NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003. sewn binding with actual plywood boards., couple of very faint, superficial scratches to exterior, negligible impac.slight bow to back cover, as often seen. no other flaws, clean, sturdy, unmarked.; 160pp., illustrated throughout in color, b/w.; well illustrated history of the use of plywoods in furniture making. the quarter-inch polyed plywood covers lend a certain authenticity.. First Edition/First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$125.00

The Beautiful Poster Lady: A Life of Ethel Reed
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The Beautiful Poster Lady: A Life of Ethel Reed

By William S. Peterson

New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2013. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket.. no flaws or wear. clean, bright, no markings. tight binding.; xvii-123pp., 63 illustrations, including 16 color plates. interesting career of late-19th century american graphic artist, ethel reed.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$42.00

Rietveld's Universe
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Rietveld's Universe

By Rob Dettingmeijer, Marie-Therese Van Thoor, Ida Van Zijl, Editors

Rotterdam: NAI Publishers, 2010. soft cover, folded card covers, as issued., no flaws or wear. clean, no markings. strong sewn binding. an unused copy.; english text edition.; 272pp., illustrated throughout in color, with some b/w period photos. 15 articles, texts by various contributors. covers rietveld's work in all fields - architecture, furniture, lighting, and his influence.. First American Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. Square 8vo.

$44.00

Machine Art 1934
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Machine Art 1934

By Jennifer Jane Marshall

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket. no flaws or wear. clean, no markings. tight binding. appears unused.; xxiii-212pp., 61 b/w illustrations. looks at the museum of modern art, new york's 1934 exhibition.. First Edition /First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$45.00

Chicago's Bauhaus Legacy, Volume Two

By T. Paul Young and Stanislav Grezdo, Curators

Chicago: Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art and Bauhaus Chicago Committee, 2013. soft cover, as issued. volume two ONLY., no flaws or wear, clean, no markings. no bumps, tears, labels. tight binding.; english text.; 155pp., illustrated throughout in color, b/w. the work of teachers and students is included. contains list of students, teachers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$48.00

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