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Nabokov's Lepidoptera: Genres and Genera

By Joann Karges

Ann Arbor: Ardis, 1985. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., dj spine a shade lighter. one minute edge-nick to dj, negligible impact flaws. clean, no markings, tight binding. a very well preserved copy.; 88pp., examines the appearances and incidences of butterflies and moths in the works of vladimir nabokov.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$24.00

Giorgione: Mythos und Enigma (German text)

By Sylvia Ferino-Pagden, Giovanna Nepi Scire

Milano: Skira, 2004. soft cover, folded card covers. german text edition., only the slightest evidence of handling to very small places of exterior. no real flaws. clean, no markings. strong sewn binding.; 310pp., illustrated throughout in color and b/w. 17 essays and articles by various contributors. catalogue with detailed entries. reference material. german text edition.. First German Soft Cover Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$48.00

Guercino: Early Paintings from Cento and Bologna

By Fausto Gozzi, Milena Naldi, Eugenio Riccomini, David M. Stone

New York/Bologna: Italian Cultural Institute, New York and Accademia Di Belle Arti, Bologna, 2009. soft cover, folded card covers, as issued., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings. no bumps, tears, creases. tight binding, sewn, glued. appears unused.; parallel italian/english text.; shows no isbn.; 100pp., illustrated throughout in color, some b/w figures. three essays. detailed catalogue entries. maps. reference material.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. Oblong 8vo. Exhibition Catalogue.

$72.00

Socrates in Mediaeval Arabic Literature

By Ilai Alon

Leiden/Jerusalem: E.J. Brill and the Magnes Press, 1991. cloth, hard cover., bump to top fore-corner with soft arc-crease to corresponding corner of most pages. no other flaws or wear. clean. no writing or markings. strong binding.; english text.; 198pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$72.00

Giorgione (complete edition)
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Giorgione (complete edition)

By Terisio Pignatti

London/New York: Phaidon Press Ltd., 1971. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear, very well preserved. clean, no markings. no bumps, tears, chips, clips. strong binding, hinges.; english text translated from italian original.; 369pp., 331 b/w illustrations and 24 tipped-in color plates, mostly details. life of the artist with catalogue of accepted works, plus examination of copies, attributed works, lost works, relevant prints, documents, and more. appears largely unused.. First English Language Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$42.00

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

The Hasheesh Eater

By Fitz Hugh Ludlow

San Francisco: Level Press, 1975. soft cover., slight wear to exterior - a little rubbing, some small, faint creases. clean. no writing, markings, labels. no bumps or tears. strong binding. 5000 printed in soft cover. a fitz hugh ludlow memorial library edition. edited by michael horowitz. 223pp. 12 b/w illustrations by satty. thoughtful reissue of 19th century classic. often scarce thus.. First Printing Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good Plus. Illus. by Satty. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$88.00

Giorgione: Myth and Enigma
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Giorgione: Myth and Enigma

By Sylvia Ferino-Pagden, Giovanna Nepi Scire. Editors

Milano: Skira, 2004. hard cover in dust jacket.,.no flaws or wear, clean, no writing or markings, strong binding.; english text.; 310pp., illustrated throughout in color, b/w.; catalogue for exhibition at vienna's art history museum, which is unusually rich in the work of venetian master giorgione. contains over 13 essays by various contributors and a detailed catalogue.. First English Language Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$110.00

Life in a Book

By F. Deschamps

Rochester, NY: The Visual Studies Workshop, 1986. soft cover, wrappers, as issued., small sticker-ghost to back cover, and adjacent faded spot. minor impact. no other flaws or wear. clean, no markings. no bumps, creases or tears. sturdy binding. ; states first printing, 500 copies, january 1986., unpaginated, apprx. 48pp., b/w illustrations, photos, throughout. . First Edition /First Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Square 8vo.

$24.00

Nabokov's Ada: The Place of Consciousness

By Brian Boyd

Ann Arbor: Ardis, 1985. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear. clean, no markings. no bumps, tears, clips or creases. tight binding. appears unused.; xi-245pp., early boyd on late nabokov.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$82.00

Odilon Redon
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Odilon Redon

By Raphael Bouvier, et al.

Basel/Ostfildern: Fondation Beyeler/Hatje Cantz, 2014. hard cover, illustrated boards., no flaws or wear. clean, no markings of any sort. strong binding. an unused copy. large format, heavy.; english text edition., 176pp., illustrated throughout with large color plates, details, and figures in text. b/w period photos. two essays, catalogue, reference material. there are other isbns associated with this title.. First English Language Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$110.00

Every Day is a Good Day: The Visual Art of John Cage
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Every Day is a Good Day: The Visual Art of John Cage

By Kathan Brown, Roger Malbert, Jeremy Millar, Ray Kass, Laura Kuhn, Julie Lazar, Irving Sandler, Helen Luckett, Lauren Wright

London: Hayward Publishing, 2010. soft cover, folded card covers, as issued., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings of any sort. tight sewn binding. appears unused.; 160pp., illustrated throughout in color with some b/w photos. 7 essays. catalogue and reference material.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$57.00

Kathe Kollwitz

By Elizabeth Prelinger, Alessandra Comini, Hildegard Bachert

New Haven/Washington, DC: Yale University Press/National Gallery of Art, 1992. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket. no flaws or wear, clean, no writing or markings, tightly bound.; 192pp., illustrated throughout in color, b/w. contains three essays, catalogue, reference material. covers the full career in all media, drawings, watercolors, prints, sculpture. rarely does kollwitz get reproduced in this much color.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$72.00

Umberto Boccioni

By Ester Coen

NY: The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Harry N. Abrams, 1988. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket., super faint aura of toning to some page margins. no other flaws, clean, no writing or text markings, tightly bound..; 328pp., 203 illustrations, 72 in color.; comprehensive exhibition catalogue covering boccioni's work in various media. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$75.00

Paul Delvaux

By Marc Rombaut

Barcelona: Ediciones Poligrafa, S. A., 1990. hardcover in dust jacket., only the slightest evidence of handling to dj at spine's top edge. no flaws, clean, no writing or markings, tight binding.; english text.; 128pp., 156 color plates. comprehensive monograph on the belgian painter associated with surrealism.. First English Language Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$57.00

Venice and the East: The Impact of the Islamic World on Venetian Architecture 1100-1500.
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Venice and the East: The Impact of the Islamic World on Venetian Architecture 1100-1500.

By Deborah Howard

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2000. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket.,.no flaws or wear, clean, no markings, no tears, creases, chips, bumps.; xvpp., 283pp., 271 illustrations, many in color.; venice, an active trading port, received cultural influences from many places, particularly the moslem lands of the middle east and asia minor. these influences are herein traced through the city's architecture.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$58.00

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

Starting at Zero: Black Mountain College 1933-57

By Mary Emma Harris, Christopher Benfey, Eva Diaz, Edmund De Waal, Jed Perl

Cambridge: Arnolfini, Bristol and Kettle's Yard, 2005. soft cover, as issued. exhibition brochure laid-in., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings. no bumps, tears, labels. tight binding.; 120pp., illustrated throughout in color, b/w. several essays, catalogue. josef albers, anni albers, charles olson, robert motherwell, bernard leach, buckminster fuller, john cage, merce cunningham, et al.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Square 8vo. Exhibition Catalogue.

$48.00

Andrey Goncharov

By Yury Nekhoroshev

Leningrad: Aurora Art Publishers, 1973. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., minor light wear to small spots. clean. no markings. strong binding.; parallel text - english/russian. no isbn showing in book.; 143pp., 65 illustrations in color and b/w. text and reference material. painter and engraver during the soviet era.. First English Language Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$38.00

Zadkine (French Text)

By Ionel Jianou

Paris: Arted - Editions d'Art, 1964. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., light, shallow wear to spots along dj edges. no other flaws or wear. clean. no markings. strong binding.; original french text., this copy has an ink inscription signed by prof. jianou on the half-title page.; 207pp., illustrated throughout in b/w.. comprehensive monograph and catalogue raisonne on the russian-born artist.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Catalogue Raisonne.

$52.00

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