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Aircraft

By Le Corbusier

New York: Universe Books/St. Martin's Press, 1988. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket. bottom fore-corner of each board has a very small, minor crease at the tip with no corresponding echo to pages or dj. one equally small indent to exterior hinge of top board. no other flaws or wear. clean. no writing or markings. no real bumps, no tears, chips or clip. tight binding. a very nice copy of the reissue of the 1935 original.; english text., 124pp., illustrated throughout in b/w.. Reissue Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$72.00

Els Cartells De Tapies I L'Esfera Publica/ Tapies Posters and the Public Sphere
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Els Cartells De Tapies I L'Esfera Publica/ Tapies Posters and the Public Sphere

By Nuria Enguita Mayo, Pilar Parcerisas, Sandra Forto, Nuria Homs

Barcelona: Fundacio Antoni Tapies, 2006. soft cover, folded card covers, as issued., minute wear to exterior, no real flaws or serious wear, a very nice copy.; majority of text is in catalan, it seems. a catalogue raisonne appears in english translation at back.; 209pp., 21pp. of text is followed by over 100pp. of large color plates, followed by apprx. 70pp. of color illustrated catalogue raisonne of every tapies exhibition or political poster from 1950, the year of his first solo exhibition.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$62.00

The Domenichino Affair: Novelty, Imitation, and Theft in Seventeenth-century Rome.
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The Domenichino Affair: Novelty, Imitation, and Theft in Seventeenth-century Rome.

By Elizabeth Cropper

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2005. hardcover in dust jacket., no flaws. clean, unmarked, sturdy.; xi-266pp., 100 illustrations in color and b/w.; examines a controversy among painters in 17th century rome, with various attendant issues.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$36.00

Lee Bontecou (German text)

By Rolf Gunter Dienst, Rolf Wedewer, Wibke Von Bonin, Dore Ashton

Leverkusen/Berlin: Stadtisches Museum Morsbroich/Deutsche Gesellschaft Fur Bildende Kunst , 1968. soft cover which is not attached along the spine, as issued. very faint trace of dust-spotting to top edge, and a few minute scuffs to exterior, all of it of negligible impact. else, clean, no markings, no bumps or tears. strong binding.; original german text, though the dore ashton essay appears in english and german.; unpaginated. illustrated in b/w, with the same color illustration on each cover's verso. three essays. checklist and reference material.. Erste Auflage/First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$42.00

Odilon Redon: Literature and Music

By Cornelia Homburg, Editor

Rotterdam: NAI010 , 2018. soft cover, folded card covers., minute bump to foot of spine with no adverse consequences. no other flaws or wear. clean. no markings of any sort. tight sewn binding.; english text.; 216pp., 197 illustrations in color, b/w., six essays by various contributors. catalogue. reference material.. First English Language Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$82.00

St. Ives 1939-64: Twenty Five Years of Painting, Sculpture and Pottery. Revised Edition

By David Brown, David Lewis, W.S. Graham, Oliver Watson

London: Tate Gallery, 1996. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., minor wear to dj, no chips or tears, light creasing in a few corners. no other flaws. clean. no markings. strong binding.; 248pp., illustrated throughout in color, b/w. texts, poems, catalogue, reference material.. Revised Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$48.00

Arthur Dove and Helen Torr: The Huntington Years

By Anne Cohen DePietro, with Ann Lee Morgan, William C. Dove, and Mary Torr Rehm

Huntington, NY: The Heckscher Museum, 1989. soft cover, as issued., faint, sparse rubbing to exterior. no other flaws or wear. clean. no writing or markings. no bumps, tears. strong binding.; 100pp., illustrated in color and b/w., four essays and an interview with william dove. catalogue. reference material.. First Edition /First Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Oblong 8vo. Exhibition Catalogue.

$38.00

Mondrian: Flowers

By David Shapiro

NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1991. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear. clean, no writing or markings. no tears, chips, bumps. strong binding. great copy.; 80pp., 75 illustrations, including 57 color plates. thorough and handsomely produced monograph on the paintings, water-colors and drawings of flowers done by piet mondrian.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$72.00

Opium Addiction (From the Narcotic Wards of the Philadelphia General Hospital)

By Arthur B. Light, Edward G. Torrance, Walter G. Karr, Edith G. Fry, and William A. Wolff

Chicago: American Medical Association, 1930. cloth, maroon buckram with gilt lettering on spine, cover., wear to corners, spine ends. owner names to front pastedown and rear. binding a little weak, yet sound. clean. no text or exterior markings. no other ownership markings.; 116pp., tables, charts, several b/w photos. ten articles describing the results of in-patient experiments with volunteer addicts - struggling through their first decade as criminals.; not a reprint, scarce thus.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$52.00

Ad Reinhardt: Black Paintings 1951-1967

By Ad Reinhardt, Harvard H. Arnason, Barbara Rose

New York: Marlborough Gallery, 1970. soft cover., small scuff to back cover. minor rubbing to small spots of exterior. no other flaws. clean. no markings of any sort. strong binding.; 28pp., two painting illustrated. numerous photos of paintings in exhibition. photos of the artist in the studio. chronology by reinhardt. two essays. catalogue, reference material.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$72.00

Coptic Fabrics
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Coptic Fabrics

By Marie-Helene Rutschowscaya

Paris: Adam Biro , 1990. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket. large format., faint trace of old damp stain to bottom of one board. no internal signs.. minor impact, no odor. else, clean, no exterior or text markings. dj is flawless. tight binding. no bumps or tears.; english text.; 159pp., 158 illustrations, including 71 in color.. First English Language Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Near Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$38.00

Architectural Space in Ancient Greece

By C.A. Doxiadis

Cambridge: The M.I.T. Press, 1972. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket. dj has some rubbing and shallow edge-wear with a few chips. dj price-clipped. no other flaws or wear. no writing or markings to text or exterior. strong binding.; english text translated by jaqueline tyrwhitt.; xxxvii-184pp., b/w illustrations, photos, drawings, plans.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Minus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$62.00

The Gift

By Vladimir Nabokov

NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1963. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., age toning to top and fore edges. dj shows some rubbing, minor corner wear, shallow edge-wear to dj spine ends. there is a loss of color to dj spine. no names, writing or markings. strurdy binding, hinges. price intact - $5.95 with letters tg on dj's flap.; 378pp., translated from the russian by michael scammell with the collaboration of the author., many feel strongly that this is nabokov's masterpiece, that it may've sprung most deeply from nabokov's own life and experience.; according to the publisher, the lack of an edition statement on the copyright page indicates that this is the first edition, first appearance. only subsequent printings were noted at this time.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$80.00

Bend Sinister

By Vladimir Nabokov

New York: McGraw-Hill, 1973. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., very slight wear to dj at top of spine. faint darker aura to dj flaps along top margin. no other flaws or wear. clean, bright copy. no writing or markings. no bumps, tears, chips or clip. tight binding. great copy.; first published in 1947 by henry holt. here is a new publisher, a new introduction by vn.; xiii-241pp.. First Edition /First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$42.00

Lolita: A Screenplay

By Vladimir Nabokov

New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1974. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., minute, shallow edge-wear to part of dj top edge, minor. no other flaws. clean. no markings of any sort. no bumps, clips. tight binding.; xiii-213pp., numberline starts at 2.; after soliciting a screenplay by vn, kubrick rewrote most of it. no hard feelings. years later a convergence of aims saw this original published.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$28.00

Pioneers of Modern Typography

By Herbert Spencer

New York: Hastings House, 1970. hard cover in dust jacket, yellow cloth., first few sheets have faint toning to upper margins, minor, not progressive. recurs very slightly to some later pages, you could missit. price-clipped dj has wear to spine-ends, corners, some edges. no names, writing, markings. no labels. no bumps. strong binding, hinges.; english text with primary material in the original languages. 159pp., illustrated throughout in color, b/w, with some variation in papers used. a beautiful book, a classic. focuses on the russians, dutch, and central european modern greats.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good Minus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$152.00

Apollo in the Democracy: The Cultural Obligation of the Architect

By Walter Gropius

NY: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1968. hardcover in dust jacket, black cloth., only minor evidence of handling to dj. no writing or markings, strong binding/hinges.; x-182pp., 71 b/w illustrations/photos. contains ten essays and articles, plus five "encounters" on behrens, wright, mies, stravinsky, and le corbusier.; does not carry an isbn.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Large 8vo.

$30.00

Distant Shores: The Odyssey of Rockwell Kent
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Distant Shores: The Odyssey of Rockwell Kent

By Constance Martin, Richard V. West

Chesterfield, MA/Berkeley, CA: Chameleon Books/University of California Press, 2000. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket.faint, soft crease to couple of page corners toward the back of the book, not due to a bump. no other flaws. negligible impact. clean, no writing or markings, strong binding.; states first printing.; 128pp., illustrated throughout in color, b/w. essays, catalogue, reference material. focuses on the artist's paintings.. First Edition /First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine Plus. Oblong 4to. Exhibition Catalogue.

$62.00

Six Years: The Dematerialization of the Art Object

By Lucy R. Lippard, Editor

London: Studio Vista, 1973. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., gift inscription and small stain on front free endpaper. to a noted artist at the mit center for advanced visual studies. dj has some edge/corner wear and price-clip. no text or exterior markings. no bumps. sturdy binding.; 272pp., b/w illustrations, photos. chronologically arranged, annotated bibliography of books, publications, articles, statements pertaining to the evolution of what came to be known as conceptual art, among other designations. important, primary source material.; same as the praeger edition printed simultaneously.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good Minus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$57.00

Fairfield Porter: An American Classic

By John T. Spike

NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1992. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket. small name and date to front free endpaper. no other flaws or wear, clean, no other writing or markings, no bumps, tears. strong binding and hinges.; 320pp., 280 illustrations, most in color.; contains a checklist of the paintings by fairfield porter by joan ludman.; major artist monograph. the best of a relatively small number of books on porter, generously illustrated, well researched.; a well preserved copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$140.00

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