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Design Quarterly 130. Wolfgang Weingart: My Typography Instruction at the Basle School of Design Switzerland 1968 to 1985 and Armin Hofmann: Thoughts on the Study and Making of Visual Signs. Basle School of Design/Yale School of Art, 1947 to 1985

By Wolfgang Weingart and Armin Hofmann

Minneapolis/Cambridge: Design Quarterly Walker Art Center, The MIT Press, 1985. soft cover, as issued., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings, writing, labels. no bumps, creases, tears. tight staple-bound journal.; english text., apprx. 40pp., illustrated throughout. b/w, some color. printed back-to-back, weingart starts from one cover, hofmann from the other. scarce issue of design quarterly.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Periodical.

$175.00

Max Bill: Ohne Anfang Ohne Ende/No Beginning No End

By Jan Hoet, Dr. Angela Thomas Schmid, Ulrike Bestgen, Lorenzo Benedetti, Erich Schmid, Getulio Alviani, Max Bill

Herford/Zurich: Marta Herford and Scheidegger and Spiess, 2008. wrappers/folded card covers with cover attached at back, leaving spine free, as issued., no flaws, clean, no markings, sewn binding. an unused copy.; parallel german/english text.; 200pp., 201 illustrations in color, b/w. four essays, some of max bill's writings, catalogue, reference material. the centenary exhibition.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$78.00

Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann: The Designer's Archives (Two Volumes)
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Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann: The Designer's Archives (Two Volumes)

By Emmanuel Breon

Paris: Flammarion, 2004. two softcover volumes in a printed heavy cardboard portfolio with ribbon-ties on three sides., miniscule bits of wear to portfolio's fore-corner tips, negligible impact as flaw. no other flaws, clean, no writing or markings, strong sewn bindings. states first printing by number line. english text edition. published simultaneously with french edition.; each volume has apprx. 120pp. and are illustrated throughout in color with period b/w photos reproduced. a most attractive set, organised by the museum where the archives reside.. First English Language Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$58.00

Charles and Ray Eames: Designers of the Twentieth Century.

By Pat Kirkham

Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1995. black cloth hardcover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear. clean. strong, tight binding, no markings or writing. no bumps.; x-486pp., illustrated throughout in color and b/w.; important monograph on 20th century design team. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$48.00

Facades
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Facades

By Bill Cunningham

New York: Penguin Books, 1978. soft cover., rubbing to covers. two small crease-cracks to spine., clean. no markings or writing. no bumps. strong binding.; 128pp., b/w photos throughout. introduction by marty bronson. photos of editta sherman in various period clothes by the late bill cunningham.. First American Soft Cover Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$90.00

Abram Games: His Life and Work
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Abram Games: His Life and Work

By Naomi Games, Catherine Moriarty, June Rose

New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., no flaws. clean. no markings. no bumps, tears, clips. tight binding.; 208pp., 230 illustrations, mostly in color. thorough presentation.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$58.00

A. M. Cassandre
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A. M. Cassandre

By Henri Mouron

NY: Rizzoli, 1985. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket. no flaws. no writing, markings, labels. no bumps. strong binding.; english text edition.; 315pp., 398 illustrations, including 90 full-page color plates. comprehensive monograph on the great french graphic artist and poster designer.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$85.00

Josef Muller-Brockmann Designer: A Pioneer of Swiss Graphic Design
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Josef Muller-Brockmann Designer: A Pioneer of Swiss Graphic Design

By Lars Muller, editor

Baden: Verlag Lars Muller, 1995. soft cover, as issued., small owner name to half-title page. small wrinkled spot at bottom edge of rear cover quickly fading away on corresponding place on last 10 sheets. in all other regards, a fine copy. to text or exterior markings. no bumps or tears. tight sewn binding.; english text.; 262pp., illustrated throughout in color, b/w. foreword by paul rand.. First English Language Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$52.00

Giorgio Morandi Milton Glaser

By Renzo Zorzi, Pier Giovanni Castagnoli, Giorgio Soavi, Milton Glaser, Marilena Pasquali

Milano: Olivetti/Arnoldo Mondadori Arte , 1989. soft cover, folded card covers, as issued., small bump at bottom fore-corner at back. reading crease to spine. no other flaws or wear. clean. no writing or markings. strong binding sewn and glued.; parallel italian/english text.; 112pp., illustrated throughout in color, b/w., three essays. young glaser had the good fortune to earn an award to take courses in bologna, including engraving taught by giorgio morandi.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good Plus. Large 8vo. Exhibition Catalogue.

$48.00

Twentieth-Century Fabrics: European and American Designers and Manufactures
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Twentieth-Century Fabrics: European and American Designers and Manufactures

By Doretta Davanzo Poli

Milan: Skira, 2007. hard cover in dust jacket., one tiny dj edge tear. no other flaws or wear. clean. no markings of any sort. no bumps. strong binding, hinges.; 302pp., illustrated throughout with mostly color plates, some b/w photos. fabric designers from russia, austria, spain, italy, france, britain, germany, usa.. First English Language Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$52.00

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. tiny spot to bottom edge. 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

Richard Sapper

By Jonathan Olivares, Editor

London/New York: Phaidon Press, 2016. hard cover in dust jacket., faint small crease to some pages, possible printer/binder error. some minor rubbing to dj. no other flaws, clean, no markings. no tears, bumps, chips. tight binding.; english text.; 238pp., illustrated throughout in color, b/w. comprehensive monograph on the post-war german designer.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$62.00

Brodovitch (Masters of American Design)
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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

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

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

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