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Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There.

Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There.

by Carroll, Lewis [Ralph Steadman]

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1972
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London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1972. First Centenary edition of this classic work of children's literature. Large quarto, original black boards, pictorial endpapers, numerous illustrations by Ralph Steadman throughout. Boldly signed by the illustrator in the year of publication on the half-title page, "Ralph Steadman 11.11.72." Fine in a fine dust jacket. Book design by Brian J. Green. Uncommon signed.… Read more about this item
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The Death And Life of Great American Cities.

The Death And Life of Great American Cities.

by Jacobs, Jane

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1993
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New York: The Modern Library, 1993. First Modern Library edition of the author's masterpiece. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. The Death and Life of Great American Cities was described by The New York Times as "perhaps the most influential single work in the history of town planning. . . . [It] can also be seen… Read more about this item
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Andy Warhol’s Exposures.

Andy Warhol’s Exposures.

by Warhol, Andy

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1979
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New York: Andy Warhol Books/ Grosset & Dunlap, 1979.
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Systems of Survival: A Dialogue on the Moral Foundations of Commerce and Politics.

Systems of Survival: A Dialogue on the Moral Foundations of Commerce and Politics.

by Jacobs, Jane

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1993
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New York: Random House, 1993. First edition of this classic work. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, "I hope you enjoy this, Barbara Fryrear, Sincerely, Jane Jacobs Dallas May 1993." Fine in a fine dust jacket. Book design by Carole Lowenstein.
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Andy Warhol’s Exposures.

Andy Warhol’s Exposures.

by Warhol, Andy

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1979
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New York: Andy Warhol Books/ Grosset & Dunlap, 1979.
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View of the Birthplace of George Washington.

View of the Birthplace of George Washington.

by [Chapman, John Gadsby; George Washington]

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Rare nineteenth century oil painting after John Gadsby Chapman (New York/Italy, 1808-1889) depicting the birthplace of President George Washington in Westmoreland County, Virginia. Oil on canvas, the painting depicts the inlet of the Potomac River which divides the site of the Washington family home at Pope's Creek Plantation in the foreground from the Maryland shore and farmyard visible in… Read more about this item
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“Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday.” [Original Edith Head Signed Costume Sketch].

“Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday.” [Original Edith Head Signed Costume Sketch].

by Head, Edith. [Audrey Hepburn]

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c. 1953
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c. 1953. Directed and produced by William Wyler, Roman Holiday opened the 14th Venice International Film Festival on August 20, 1953. The film featured Audrey Hepburn in her first starring role as Princess Ann, a European princess who escapes the reins of royalty and has a wild night out with an American newsman played by Gregory Peck. Hepburn won… Read more about this item
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John Lennon and Paul McCartney Signed P.B. Socci Sketches.

John Lennon and Paul McCartney Signed P.B. Socci Sketches.

by Socci, P.B; John Lennon; Paul McCartney

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The Beatles: Illustrated Lyrics.

The Beatles: Illustrated Lyrics.

by Aldridge, Alan

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1990
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New York: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 1990. First edition of the only major published collection of illustrated Beatles lyrics. Quarto, original half cloth, illustrated with lavish, full-color illustrations by a host of internationally renowned artists with specially commissioned photographs featured on almost every page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. In the sixties and seventies, the Beatles influenced… Read more about this item
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Star Wars: Punch-Out and Make-It Book. Based on the film by George Lucas.

Star Wars: Punch-Out and Make-It Book. Based on the film by George Lucas.

by Penick, Ib [Designer]. Illustrated by Patricia Wayne; Instructional Drawings by Charlotte Staub

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1978
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Glasgow and London: Collins, 1978. First edition of this classic 70s punch-out and make-it book. Quarto, original pictorial wrappers. Designed by Ib Penick. Illustrated by Patricia Wayne. Instructional Drawings by Charlotte Staub. In fine condition. The Star Wars film franchise, spanning multiple trilogies and spin-offs, is a cultural phenomenon renowned for its groundbreaking special effects, epic storytelling, and iconic… Read more about this item
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A History of Architecture in all Countries, From the Earliest Times to the Present Day.

A History of Architecture in all Countries, From the Earliest Times to the Present Day.

by Fergusson, James. [Ronald and Nancy Reagan]

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1893
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London: John Murray, 1893. Third edition of Fergusson's monumental work on the history of architecture. Royal octavo, two volumes, original publisher's roan-backed cloth with gilt titles and ruling to the spine, top edge gilt, illustrated. From the library of Ronald and Nancy Reagan with Nancy's ownership stamp to the second free endpaper listing the Reagan's 1669 San Onofre Dr.… Read more about this item
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Andy Warhol’s Interview (Box/Suitcase).

Andy Warhol’s Interview (Box/Suitcase).

by Warhol, Andy

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2004
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Steidl Verlag, 2004. Complete portfolio of magazines plus wooden suitcase in the original shipping box, one of only 2000 examples. Book 1: The Covers. A facsimile reproduction of every cover from Interview's first decade; metallic cloth hardcover / 160 pages / color printing. Book 2: The Pictures. A selection of Interview photo-shoots from the first decade; printed fabric hardcover… Read more about this item
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Dictionnaire Raisonne de Mobilier Francais de L’Epoque Carlovingienne a La Renaissance. [Dictionary of French Furniture from the Carlovingian Period to the Renaissance].

Dictionnaire Raisonne de Mobilier Francais de L’Epoque Carlovingienne a La Renaissance. [Dictionary of French Furniture from the Carlovingian Period to the Renaissance].

by Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene-Emmanuel

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n.d
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Paris: Librairie Centrale d'Architecture, n.d. Finely bound example of Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc's authoritative resource on the evolution of furniture styles in France from the Carolingian Period to the Renaissance. Royal octavo, 6 volumes bound in one quarter morocco over marbled boards with gilt titles and stamping to the spine in six compartments within raised bands, top edge gilt, illustrated with… Read more about this item
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Jasper Johns.

Jasper Johns.

by Johns, Jasper; Text by Max Kozloff

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1967
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New York: Harry N. Abrams. Inc., Publishers, 1967. First edition of this early monograph on the work of Jasper Johns. Large oblong quarto, original cloth, text with 142 plates, half tipped-in color. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jasper Johns has often been called an "artist's artist." A painter, printer and sculptor, Johns is perhaps best known for his… Read more about this item
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The Maze.

The Maze.

by Dali, Salvador and Maurice Sandoz

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1945
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New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1945.
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The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back Again).

The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back Again).

by Warhol, Andy

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1975
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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975. First edition, early printing of this work by Warhol. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by Andy Warhol on the half-title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Herb Lubalin. Jacket photograph by Philippe Halsman. An exceptional example.
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I Quattro Libri dell’ Architettura di Andrea Palladio. [The Four Books of Architecture].

I Quattro Libri dell’ Architettura di Andrea Palladio. [The Four Books of Architecture].

by Palladio, Andrea

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1570 [c. 1768]
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Venetia [Venice]: Appresso Dominico de' Franceschi, 1570 [c. 1768]. One of the giants of Venetian Renaissance architecture of the 16th century, Andrea Palladio based his designs on the values of Greek architecture, and the traditions of Roman architecture as outlined by Vitruvius. He is regarded as one of the greatest architects in the history of Western art, best known… Read more about this item
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A Wonderful Time: An Intimate Portrait of the Good Life.

A Wonderful Time: An Intimate Portrait of the Good Life.

by Aarons, Slim

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1974
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New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1974. First edition of Slim Aarons' masterpiece, a portrait of the glamour, luxury and exclusivity of the elite during the 1950s and 60s which remains without peer to this day. Folio, original blue cloth, profusely illustrated with photographs by Slim Aarons, many full-page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Bookplate of Joyce… Read more about this item
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American Architecture and Urbanism.

American Architecture and Urbanism.

by Scully, Vincent

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1969
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New York: Frederick A. Praeger Publishers, 1969. First edition of this classic work. Quarto, original cloth, illustrated. Boldly signed by the Vincent Scully on the title page. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Uncommon signed.
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The Knave of Hearts.

The Knave of Hearts.

by [Parrish, Maxfield] SAUNDERS, Louise

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1925
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New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1925. By 1900, Maxfield Parrish had become "recognized as one of America's most successful artists, achieving national popularity for his distinctively elegant style, detailed backgrounds and glowing colors" (Dalby, 42). He agreed to illustrate his friend Saunders' play "on account of the bully opportunity it gives for a very good time making the pictures.… Read more about this item
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