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Beauty in Photography, Essays in Defense of Traditional Values

By: ADAMS, Robert

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 52414

ISBN: 0893810800


ADAMS, ROBERT. Beauty in Photography, Essays in Defense of Traditional Values, New York: Aperture, 1981. Octavo, first edition, pp. 108, 1 (acknowledgements), cream cloth boards with lavender lettering stamped into spine, blind-stamped lettering on upper panel, halftones. 10 essays by a leader of the New Topographics movement whose American West is considered one of the most important books in modern photography. Condition of this book: Fine, no flaws. View more info

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The Nightingale and Other Stories

By: ANDERSEN, Hans.

Price: $300.00

Seller ID: 53069


ANDERSEN, HANS. The Nightingale and Other Stories with illustrations by Edmund Dulac, New York and London: Hodder and Stoughton, undated (1911). Quarto, first edition, pp. [iv], 126, 12 plates with tipped-in color illustrations, blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and front, Asian garden motif stamped to front in black and gilt. One of the early 20th century's great illustrators presents Andersen classics. Condition of this book: Dust jacket is missing ... View more info

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The Fine Art of Photography

By: ANDERSON, PAUL L.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 52401


ANDERSON, PAUL L. The Fine Art of Photography, Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1919. Octavo, first edition, pp. 315, printed boards, color frontispiece, halftone plates, line drawings. A supplement to Anderson's 1917 work on pictorial photography, the present volume "pointing out the underlying principles of art, insofar as they can be applied to photography," the author says in the foreword. See Roosens-Salu 8541. Condition of this book: Very good with a few minor mark... View more info

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Le Paysan de Paris

By: ARAGON, Louis.

Price: $600.00

Seller ID: 53784


LOUIS ARAGON. Le Paysan de Paris, New York: Limited Editions Club, 1994. Folio, No. 15 of an edition of 300, pp. 163, 1 (limitation page), gray-green cloth boards with black lettering to spine and front, slipcased, gravure frontis of Aragon by Henri Cartier-Bresson, illustration by Bresson, signed by Bresson on the limitation page. Text in English, printed on Velin Arches paper. Surreal novel by Aragon interspersed with realistic artwork by Bresson. Includes Limite... View more info

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Tintypes

By: BIDAUT, Jayne Hinds,

Price: $800.00

Seller ID: 50520

ISBN: 1888001798


BIDAUT, JAYNE HINDS. Tintypes, No. 45 of an edition of 100, quarto, Graphis, 1999, pp. 224, red cloth boards in a black cloth-covered wooden clamshell box, essay by Eugenia Parry, with a dedication by the artist and an original tintype of a butterfly (2.5x3.5 inches) signed by the artist. Fine in scuffed clamshell. A mostly forgotten phenomenon, the tintype is a thin piece of sheet iron enameled black or brown-black with a collodion coating to hold an image. It was th... View more info

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Le Cirque d'Izis

By: BIDERMANAS, Izis.

Price: $400.00

Seller ID: 53366


BIDERMANAS, ISRAEL. Le Cirque d'Izis, Monte Carlo: Andre Sauret, 1965. Quarto, pp. 171, 1 (note), red cloth boards with black lettering to spine, black circus character stamped on front, photos in gravure, 4 Chagall prints plus Chagall-designed dust jacket, text in French by Jacques Prevert. Parr & Badger, V.1, p. 222: "There is a desolate undercurrent, a feeling that the circus is a refuge for freaks -- not the physical freaks who entertain unfeeling spectators, but ... View more info

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The Artists of My Life

By: BRASSAI.

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 53158

ISBN: 0670136484


BRASSAI. The Artists of My Life, New York: Viking, 1982. Quarto, first American edition, pp. 224, beige cloth covers with gilt-stamped lettering to spine, halftone plates. Famous Paris photographer offers photos of his friends among famous Paris artists. See Roosens/Salu 1085. Condition of this book: Near fine with a lightly worn dust jacket. View more info

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The Secret Studio, Bernard Buffet

By: BUFFET, Annabel, and LAMY, Jean Claude

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 53261

ISBN: 2080304488


BUFFET, ANNABEL, and LAMY, JEAN-CLAUDE. The Secret Studio, Bernard Buffet, Paris: Flammarion, 2004. Quarto, first English-language edition released simultaneously with the French edition, pp. 144, black paper-covered boards with blind-stamped lettering to spine and front, duotone photos. Uses the photos of Fournol, a lifelong friend of the Buffet's, to penetrate the mind of the acclaimed artist, with text by his wife. Condition of this book: Upper board has a few ... View more info

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Minor White: The Eye That Shapes

By: BUNNELL, Peter C.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 50917

ISBN: 0943012090


BUNNELL, PETER C. Minor White: The Eye That Shapes, Princeton: Princeton University Art Museum, 1989. Heavy oblong quarto, pp. xxiii, 289, wraps, released to accompany an exhibition of the same name, a few color photos but mostly duotones, with the Totemic Sequence presented as a double-fold facing a trifold, so that 10 photos are presented on five facing pages. Many beautiful landscapes and portraits. Condition of this book: Edges soiled, all else fine. Leaves c... View more info

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Inner Light: The Shaker Legacy

By: BUTLER, Linda.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 53612

ISBN: 0394532562


BUTLER, LINDA. Inner Light: The Shaker Legacy, New York: Knopf, 1981. Quarto, first edition, unpaginated with 58 duotone plates, gray cloth boards with silver lettering to spine, inscribed on the half-title page by Butler to the late artist and designer Julius Friedman: "For Julius, with high regard." The photos were taken in Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maine and elsewhere, radiating the contemplative, peaceful nature of Shaker society and design. Condition of this bo... View more info

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Chagall Lithograph

By: CAIN, Julien

Price: $800.00

Seller ID: 52924


CAIN, JULIEN. Chagall Lithograph, Monte Carlo: Andre Sauret, 1969. Folio, German language edition, pp. 179, 1 (note), gray cloth boards with black stamped lettering on spine and upper panel, dust jacket and frontispiece lithographs created by Marc Chagall at the Mourlot Freres studio in Paris, with original acetate wrapper. Volume 3 of the 6-volume Chagall lithograph catalogue raisonne. The German edition is scarce in any condition; especially so in fine quality. C... View more info

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Andy Warhol's Folk and Funk

By: Catalog.

Price: $125.00

Seller ID: 52728


[Exhibition catalog.] Andy Warhol's "Folk and Funk," New York: Museum of American Folk Art, 1977. Quarto, pp. 24, wraps, halftone photos. Catalogs 85 items in Warhol's personal collection, as shown at the museum. The artist was known as a voracious collector, if not a hoarder. Condition of this book: Covers moderately worn, all else fine. View more info

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Drawings and water colors for The Ballet

By: CHAGALL, Marc.

Price: $500.00

Seller ID: 51885


CHAGALL, MARC. Drawings and water colors for The Ballet, New York: Tudor, 1969. Folio, first edition, pp. 155, light green cloth boards with gilt-stamped lettering on spine and upper panel, slipcased, original Chagall lithograph bound in. This book was inspired by Chagall's work on modern dance sets including Daphnis and Chloe, The Firebird and Aleko, with numerous double-page color illustrations. The lithograph, showing two dancers and faun, is often removed from the... View more info

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Lithographe, Vol. 1

By: CHAGALL, Marc.

Price: $1,800.00

Seller ID: 53365


CHAGALL, MARC. Lithographe, Monte Carlo: Andre Sauret, 1960. Quarto, first edition, pp. 220, beige cloth boards with black lettering on spine and front, with 12 lithographs pulled at the Mourlot Freres studio, including the dust jacket, original plastic overwrap, text in French. Released as a one-off, this turned out to be Vol. 1 of a 6-volume Chagall lithograph catalog. It remains the most desirable of the 6, and is commonly plundered for its prints. With text by Jul... View more info

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poesie photographique

By: CLERGUE, Lucien.

Price: $500.00

Seller ID: 52889

ISBN: 3791328506


CLERGUE, LUCIEN. poesie photographique (Photographic Poetry), New York et al., Prestel, 2003. Quarto, first edition, pp. 144, gray paper-covered boards with red lettering to spine, duotone and color plates, text in English, French and German. Warmly inscribed by Clergue on the half-title page, dated 2003 NYC (he died in 2014). Includes the nudes Clergue was famous for, but also a cross-section of his other work, with portraits of artistic celebrities of his era (Picas... View more info

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Judy Coleman

By: COLEMAN, Judy.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 51930

ISBN: 0944092101


COLEMAN, JUDY. Judy Coleman, California: Twin Palms, 1989. Folio, first edition, unpaginated, black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine and upper panel, 5-page essay by Elaine Dines-Cox, 54 plates, 1 gate-fold, all nudes, the only model being the photographer herself, using a 30-foot cable. Dines-Cox explains Coleman's technique as a multimedia process involving Polaroids, painting and assemblage. What does it all mean? It "depends upon the individual viewer's... View more info

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The Drawings of Philip Guston

By: DABROWSKI, Magdalena.

Price: $200.00

Seller ID: 51866

ISBN: 087070351X


DABROWSKI, MAGDALENA. The Drawings of Philip Guston, New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1988. Quarto, released to accompany an exhibition, pp. 188, black cloth boards with white lettering on spine, blind-stamped on front, color and black-and-white gravures. A full-career retrospective of this dynamic artist. Condition of this book: Very near fine with tiny white marks at bottom edge of boards. View more info

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Falconry and Art

By: DE CHAMERLAT, Christian A.;

Price: $275.00

Seller ID: 51520

ISBN: 0856673382


DE CHAMERLAT, CHRISTIAN ANTOINE. Falconry and Art, London: Sotheby's Publications, 1987. Heavy quarto, first edition, pp. 255, green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front, color and halftone illustration. An international survey of the art inspired by the bird species that hunts on behalf of people, beginning in ancient times. View more info

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Toulouse-Lautrec, Album de famille

By: De RODAT, Charles.

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 53239

ISBN: 0320063895


DE RODAT, CHARLES. Toulouse-Lautrec, Album de famille, Fribourg: Hatier Editions, 1985. Quarto, pp. 188, red buckram boards with blue lettering to spine, halftone photos, text in French. Includes a family tree, with text by a descendant of the artist, using photos taken by Lautrec's cousin Marie. Condition of this book: Jacket lightly worn, small tear in back panel, all else fine. View more info

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Scribner's for February

By: Designer unknown

Price: $500.00

Seller ID: scribposter2


Designer unknown, advertising poster for Scribner's Magazine, February 1904. Measuring about 14.5x22 inches or 37x56cm, with linen back adding 2 inches or 5 cm to all margins. The magazine was known for using various artists to create its advertising posters. Like most of the Scribner series, this image is a classic Art Nouveau work and hard to find on the market. Condition of this print: Fine with professionally repaired edge chips, wrinkles and tears. Colors bri... View more info