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En el Laberinto de la Soledad. September 12 to October 30 2001
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En el Laberinto de la Soledad. September 12 to October 30 2001

By Salame, Soledad, sculptor

Santiago Chile: Museo Nacional De Bellas Artes, 2001. Paperback. 125p., clay-coated stock with numerous color illustrations from exhibit photography that chronicle the process of installation (she made over the classical main hall with a visitor-engulfing avant-garde surround), text is printed in running double-column English and Spanish. Softbound in 11x8.5 inch decorated white wraps, slightest signs of handling, a sound clean copy. FYI, the artist's signature on p.1 is a facsimile.

$25.00

Vie Italienne / Vita Italiana / Italy\'s Life / Leben in Italien.  Revue Officielle de l\' E.N.I.T. 1963 No 27 - Anno XIV
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Vie Italienne / Vita Italiana / Italy's Life / Leben in Italien. Revue Officielle de l' E.N.I.T. 1963 No 27 - Anno XIV

By Baggio, Elena, directeur

Bergamo: Instituto Italiano d' Arti Grafiche, 1963. Magazine. 134p., massive softbound journal in color wraps; profuse color, b&w and sepia exhibit photography on unglazed alkaline paperstock, 13.5x10 inches, a handsome big book with externals in rough condition, expect edgewear, corner-creasing and abrasions to spine panel. First leaf is detached, so far without damage, an otherwise sound copy, quite clean within and free of ownership or any other sort of marking. An impressive compilation, largely of Etruscan works and tombs: the pre-Roman dead were treated to a multiplicity of dance scenes.

$20.00

Jimmie Durham
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Jimmie Durham

By Mulvey, Laura, Dick Snauwaert, [and] Mark Alice Durant

London: Phaidon Press, 1995. Paperback. 160p., wraps, 9.75 x 11.5 inches, profusely illus., wraps worn, soiled, and dampstained else good condition. Contemporary Artists Series. Durham is an artist, writer, and poet of Cherokee descent who participated in the American Indian Movement of the 1970s.

$15.00

Deux Mille Ans d\'Art au Maroc
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Deux Mille Ans d'Art au Maroc

Paris: Galerie Charpentier, 1963. Unpaginated, about a hundred pages half of which b&w exhibit photography, text and plates both printed on glazed semi-alkaline paperstock. Softbound, 9.5x6 inch rubricated stapled wraps, all margins faintly toned and a large corner-crease to back cover (a blank), quite sound and unmarked by owner or institution, a very good copy.

$15.00

Zhongguo gu dai diao su ji
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Zhongguo gu dai diao su ji

By Liu Kaiqu

Beijing: Renmin meishu chubanshe, 1955. 8, 48 pages, very good hardcover in dustjacket, first printing. Text in Chinese, black and white illustrations. Laid in is an eleven-page booklet published by the Denney Printing Company in England, "Ancient Chinese Sculptures," translating some of the explanatory text.

$125.00

Pasquale Napoli
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Pasquale Napoli

By Mascelloni, Enrico

Milano: Abaco Service, 1996. Unpaginated hardcover, 8.5x12 inches, very good but for minor scuffing to front cover. Photos of sculptures in marble and bronze. Text in Italian, English, and French.

$25.00

Toku no koe: Akutagawa Hisashi no chokoku
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Toku no koe: Akutagawa Hisashi no chokoku

By Akutagawa Hisashi

Hiroshima: Hijiyama gakuen, 2000. 100p., slender paperback; text in Jpaanese. Catalog for an exhibition of Akutagawa's sculpture. Illustrations prmarily in black and white.

$25.00

Zhu mu ya jiao diao ke [Bamboo, Wood, Ivory and Rhinoceros Horn Carvings]
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Zhu mu ya jiao diao ke [Bamboo, Wood, Ivory and Rhinoceros Horn Carvings]

By Li Jiufang

Hong Kong: Shang wu yin shu guan, 2002. 28, 304 pages, very good hardcover in dustjacket, color illustrations, text in Chinese with brief photo captions in English. Gu gong bo wu yuan cang wen wu zhen pin quan ji [Complete collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum] vol. 44.

$45.00

Wiener Kunst Auktionen. 16 Kunstauktion, 1 Okt.1997: Jugendstil
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Wiener Kunst Auktionen. 16 Kunstauktion, 1 Okt.1997: Jugendstil

Vienna: Wiener Kunst Auktionen, 1997. Unpaginated, displays items 501-691 from a multi-day multi-catagory auction. Softbound, 11.5x8.5 inch glossy (super-glossy!) white wraps; slightest edgewear, no markings, a very good copy.

$15.00

The Exhibition of Inchon Sculpture Association
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The Exhibition of Inchon Sculpture Association

Inchon, South Korea: Inchon Sculpture Association, 1990. [24 leaves], slender paperback, text almost entirely in Korean, edges worn. Catalog for the Association's fifth exhibition.

$17.00

Bonhams 1793. Fine African and Oceanic Art, Lots 2000-2274; Tuesday November 13, 2007
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Bonhams 1793. Fine African and Oceanic Art, Lots 2000-2274; Tuesday November 13, 2007

By Bonhams

San Francisco: Bonhams & Butterfields, 2007. Paperback. 181, profuse fullpage and vignette exhibit photos in color on high-gloss paperstock, the usual top-of-the-line format: 10.5x8.5 inch coated grey wraps. The two outer corner-tips are bumped, the lower one also creased, no ownership or other markings, a good copy.

$15.00

Fine Japanese Prints, Paintings, Screens and Works of Art. Wednesday September 24, 1986
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Fine Japanese Prints, Paintings, Screens and Works of Art. Wednesday September 24, 1986

By Oliver, Jane [and] Annette Alvarez, experts in charge

New York: Sotheby's, 1986. Paperback. Unpaginated, 494 lots presented in b&w exhibit photos with scattered color reproductions, multiple images per page or none, not all lots are shown. High-gloss paperstock. Softbound in 10.5x8.5 inch decorated dark wraps. Cover has some pressure marks, otherwise an undamaged, unmarked copy.

$15.00

Bonhams 1793. The Gelbard Collection of African Art, Lots 2500-2616; Tuesday November 13, 2007 immediately following the 1pm auction of African and Oceanic Art, New York
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Bonhams 1793. The Gelbard Collection of African Art, Lots 2500-2616; Tuesday November 13, 2007 immediately following the 1pm auction of African and Oceanic Art, New York

By Bonhams

San Francisco: Bonhams & Butterfields, 2007. Paperback. 188, profuse fullpage and vignette exhibit photos in color on high-gloss paperstock, the usual top-of-the-line format: 10.5x8.5 inch coated grey wraps. No damage, no markings, a very good copy.

$15.00

Piedras Vivas. Fotografia: Ulrico Richters
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Piedras Vivas. Fotografia: Ulrico Richters

By Furletti, Rene, Joaquin Matillo Vila (Hildeberto Maria)

Managua: Gurdian S.A. de Impressiones. Division Editorial Managua, Nicaragua, 1977. 152p., profuse b&w and some color photography, captioned with scattered explanatory texts. Oversize softbound, a 10.5x7.5 inch paperback in pictorial wraps. Covers a little edgeworn, spine shows a few mild abrasions, clean and sound within with no ownership or other markings, a very good copy. Coleccion Biblioteca Banco Central. Serie Arqueologica no. 1.

$30.00

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin Volume XXXVIII Number 2, Fall 1980
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin Volume XXXVIII Number 2, Fall 1980

By Holt, Joan

New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1980. Magazine. 48p., magazine-format journal in 11x8.5 inch glossy wraps, coated paperstock with mostly b&w and some color exhibit photography; this issue devoted to netsuke. Has a bad small ding to back cover margin, is generally a little edgeworn and rubbed with a bookseller's pencillings on the titlepage, a sound good-only copy.

$12.00

Broadsides: Architecture and Art
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Broadsides: Architecture and Art

By Stella, Frank

New York: Cooper Union, 1997. Pamphlet. Unpaginated, about twenty-five pages with a couple of b&w photoportraits of Stell-lahhh, a fancy little pamphlet in glossy 9x5 inch white & hotpink wraps with bright blue endsheets and a totally anomalous translucent green dustjacket titled black. Laid in is a translucent green "Compliments of" per CU School of Art dean, a sort of bookmark, it has mild corner-creasing. A very good clean copy. 1997 Robert Gwathmey Lecture, the Great Hall at Cooper Union. Stella commences: "..although [this talk] is advertised to be about art..it's really about coming out of the studio --a version of coming out of the closet after 30 years..

$22.00

Taboo No More: the phallus in fact, fiction and fantasy
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Taboo No More: the phallus in fact, fiction and fantasy

By Thorn, Dr. Mark, foreword by Ashley Montegu

New York: Shapolsky Pub, 1990. Hardcover. 124p., 8.75x11 inches, foreword, introduction, poetry, fiction, essays, history, profusely illustrated with b&w & color reproductions and photos, very good first edition in orange boards and unclipped dj.

$12.00

The Art of Black Africa
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The Art of Black Africa

By Leuzinger, Elsy, photographs by Isabelle Wettstein & Brigitte Kauf

Barcelona: Ediciones Poligrafa, 1985. Hardcover. 244p. + foldout index of illustrations, 244 color and b&w plates, very good first edition in cloth boards and unclipped black pictorial dj with white spine.

$25.00

Desenvolvimiento de Alemania Desde 1933
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Desenvolvimiento de Alemania Desde 1933

By Rittich, Dr. Werner, text

Munich/Berlin: Reichsbahnzentrale fur den Deutschen Reiseverkehr, no date, late 30s. Unpaginated, 24p., 8.7x8 inch pamphlet in staplebound wraps, text entirely in Spanish, to be distributed in Franco's Spain. Edgeworn color cover has some spotty foxing, and in the text the first and last leaves are detached and edgeworn. Complete, but as is: a reference copy. A survey of Nazi art following lines promulgated by the chancellor in 1933 (see quote within), up until wartime. Plates are roughly half b&w, half in color.

$30.00

The Watts Towers [pamphlet]
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The Watts Towers [pamphlet]

By [Rodia, Simon] Mary Ewalt, Edward Farrell, Bob Willoughby et al.

Los Angeles: Committee for Simon Rodia's Tower in Watts, 1960. Pamphlet. [12p] 5x8 inches, brief history of the Towers and the Committee to svae them, photos, very good pamphlet in stapled green and blue pictorial wraps.

$20.00

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