BUKOWSKI, Charles (1920 - 1994)
San Francisco : City Lights Bookshop, 1973 (first published in 1969). Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 255. With an original pen and ink drawing by Bukowski (signed BUK) opposite the title page, of the author lying in bed, drinking and smoking, surrounded by beer cans and what appears to be a bottle of Scotch.
LEWITT, Sol (1928–2007)
Jerusalem : Israel Museum, 1975. Quarto, lettered cards, pp. , illustrated in colour, accompanied by the large folding poster (64 x 64 cm), illustrating Lewitt’s conceptual diagrams. Text in Hebrew, English and Arabic. The rare original catalogue and diagrams for LeWitt’s monumental wall drawings, recently installed at SFMOMA.
Paris : Librairie Stock, Delamain & Boutelleau, . One of only 5 hors commerce copies out of the 33 examples of the de-luxe edition on Japon impérial paper (this is no. II of those numbered I-V in Roman numerals; the commercial copies are numbered in Arabic numerals 1-28). Octavo, original printed card covers (a short paper …
GAUGUIN, Paul (1848-1903); TUGENDHOLD, Yakov (editor)
Moscow : D. IA. Makovskii, 1914. First Russian edition of Noa Noa : voyage à Tahiti. Quarto, original pictorial yellow wrappers, title with vignette illustration, frontispiece plate of Gauguin’s self-portrait, 125 pp, 10 full-page black and white plates, one tipped-in illustration and vignette head- and tail-pieces; a fine copy. Text in Russian. The Paris-based Russian …
Correspondance de quatre artistes portugais, Almada-Negreiros, José Pacheco, Souza-Cardoso, Eduardo Vianna, avec Robert et Sonia Delaunay : contribution à l’histoire de l’art moderne portugais, années 1915-1917
Paris : Presses Universitaires de France (for Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian / Centre Culturel Portugais), 1972. An association copy inscribed on the front free-endpaper by the author for Jacques Damase, editor, publisher and friend of Sonia Delaunay. Large octavo, publisher’s card covers (handling wear, Damase’s small handwritten label to front ‘pas à vendre’); inscribed endpaper also with …
STEARNS, Frank Preston
New York : G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1894. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth, pp. viii; (4); 325, four photogravure plates. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper, an original photograph of the author affixed to the pastedown.
Documents from The Store (1961) and Ray Gun Theatre (1962). Selected by Claes Oldenburg and Emmett Williams. Photographs by Robert R. McElroy. New York : Something Else Press, 1967. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket, business card sized invitation card to the Grand Opening of Oldenburg’s The Store December 1, 1961 in a small envelope tipped on …
DIDEROT, Denis; Saint-André, Berthommé (illustrator)
Paris : La Tradition, 1936. Edition limited to 500 numbered copies (this copy is no. 73), of which nos. 51 – 500 were printed on velin d’Arches. Two volumes quarto, contemporary half dark green morocco over hand-made papered boards, endpapers with hand-made watercolour decoration, spine with gilt lettering and ornament, pp -228 + -207, 32 …
Dijon : Editions du Manoir, Henri Pasquinelly,1946. Edition limited to 1000 copies (no. 245). Two volumes quarto, publisher’s pictorial paper covers (mild wear and chipping to edges), 535 pp, uncut, illustrated with full-page lithographs and monochrome designs in the text by SCHEM, accompanied by two loose plates by the same artist printed on vélin du …
MAUPASSANT, Guy de; LOBEL-RICHE, Almery (illustrator)
Paris : Javal et Bourdeaux, 1926. First Edition. Hors de Commerce copy, separate from limited edition of 375 copies. Small quarto, pale green printed wrappers with original glassine over-wrapper, text in loose signatures, as issued, pp 88, with 12 full-page and 3 smaller engraved reproductions, plus one additional plate loose within cover sheet printed Planche …
London : Thames and Hudson, 1980. Quarto, cloth in illustrated dustjacket, previous owner’s name to pastedown, pp. 77; 150 black and white plates of Moholy-Nagy’s avant garde images.
BRETON, Andre; MAN RAY
Paris : a l’Étoile scellée, 1956. Exhibition catalogue, folded sheet, illustration, poem by Andre Breton, catalogue of 15 works, a very good copy. Scarce.
RICHTER, Gerhard (1932 - )
Mit einer Nachbemerkung von Hans Ulrich Obrist. Frankfurt am Main und Leipzig : Insel, 1996. Edition limited to 1000 numbered copies (this is number 110). Small octavo, publisher’s pictorial papered boards, frontispiece colour plate of the complete work Abstraktes Bild 825-II (1995), inscribed on the first blank in pen by the artist ‘Für Elise / …
LEWITT, Sol (1928 - 2007)l
New York : Harry Abrams, 1979. Quarto, lettered wrappers, unpaginated, slight bump lower corner, illustrated in colour.
Wall drawings & structures : the location of six geometric fields. Variations of incomplete open cubes
New York : The John Weber Gallery, 1974. Broadsheet (382 x 382 mm opened), folded in quarters and in a lettered envelope, pp. , illustrated. Scarce.
LEWITT, Sol (1928 - 2007)
[New York] : John Weber Gallery, 1976. Small square octavo, pp. , self wrappers.