DERMÉE, Paul; TZARA, Tristan; BRETON, André; APOLLINAIRE, Guillaume; DELAUNAY, Robert, et al.
A collection of ephemeral publications, 1917 – 1960s. Dada and Surrealism – both diffuse artistic, literary and intellectual movements – were defining stages in the history of Modernism. Dada took shape in 1916 in Zurich at the famous Cabaret Voltaire, emerging in the work of artists and poets such as Tristan Tzara and Hans Arp. …
MIRO, Joan (1893-1983)
New York : Pierre Matisse Gallery, 1956. Quarto, black wrappers with original lithograph by Miró, pp. 24, illustrated in black-and-white, interview with the artist by Rosamond Bernier, central four page folding colour lithograph by Miró; a mint copy. ‘The cover and center insert are original lithographs specially engraved for this catalog by Joan Miró and printed in France …
CALDER, Alexander (1898 - 1976); DUPIN, Jacques (1927 - 2012)
Translated by Paul Auster. Weston, Connecticut : Living Hand, 1974. Quarto, grey buckram, pp. 71; colophon, printed on Verger d’Arches paper. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies signed by the poet and translator, with an original signed colour lithograph by Alexander Calder bound in, a little toned but else in very good condition. A …
TWOMBLY, Cy (1928 - 2011)
Rome : Planco, Schirmer / Mosel, 2001. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 114, introduction by Vincent Katz, illustrated. Signed by Twombly in his large, distinctive running hand, the loosely formed characters imitating his renowned series of calligraphic letter paintings.
McCartney, Paul et alia
Boston : Bulfinch Press, 2000. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 148, illustrated. Signed and inscribed ‘Cheers! Paul McCartney’ on the half-title. A fine copy signed by the former Beatle.
VASARELY, Victor (1906 - 1997)
Neuchâtel [Switzerland] : Editions du Griffon, 1969, 1971, 1974, 79. Four volumes, quarto, boards in illustrated dustjackets, extensively illustrated in colour, gold and silver and acetate overlays. A magnificent set of books on the op art master of the twentieth century. Volume three signed and inscribed ‘To Dean Allen Austill in appreciation for your kind …
WEBER, Bruce (1946 - )
New York : Afred A. Knopf, 1986. Folio, photo-illustrated cards, a few light stains, previous owner’s inscription to endpaper, unpaginated, fully illustrated photobook with several fold-out plates. One of the great photo-books of the late twentieth century, O Rio de Janeiro is a luxuriously voyeuristic tour through the streets of Rio. Weber’s design of the …
Jagstfield [Germany} : Black Letter Press, 1990. Oblong folio, papered boards with an American one dollar bill mounted on upper panel, slipcase, Artist’s book on the subject of capitalism, work and money, printed by hand on a cylinder proofpress. Limited to 100 copies signed by the artist. Scarce. Copies are held in the Walker Art …
KOKOSCHKA, Oskar (1886-1980)
Oskar Kokoschka. Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York. October-November 1966. (Signed by Oskar Kokoschka)
New York : Marlborough-Gerson Gallery Inc, 1966. Exhibition catalogue. Small square quarto, illustrated stiff wrappers (a little sunned) with Kokoschka’s 1966 self-portrait, inscribed on the upper wrapper by the artist ‘Oskar Kokoschka, 23.X.66, New York’; pp 131, ; profusely illustrated with colour and black-and-white plates; catalogue essay by E.H. Gombrich; a near fine copy, inscribed …
Photographs by George Maciunas 1961. Edited by Jon Hendricks 1993. Budapest : Galeria 56, 1993. Quarto, lettered wrappers, pp., illustrated. Signed and inscribed by Yoko Ono on the title page.Recreation of Ono’s conceptual show held in New York in 1961. Scarce.
Book 1 : The camera. Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 1991. Eleventh printing. Book 2 : The negative. Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 1994. Fourteenth printing. Book 3 : The print. Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 1985. Fifth printing. Three volumes (complete), quarto, boards in dustjacket (corners a little bumped on book 2, lower …
DALI, Salvador Domenech Felipe Jacinto
Translated from the French by Olivier Bernier. New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1978. Quarto, illustrated boards in dustjacket, pp. 296, extensively illustrated.
MOSER, Barry (1940 - )
Gold rush. Twenty-five wood engravings by Barry Moser on a theme of the discovery and mining of gold in America, Africa and Australia.
With a note on those prints by the artist. Los Angeles : Arundel Press, 1985. Folio, gilt lettered black cloth clamshell box, 7 leaves text; 25 original wood engravings each hand-signed by the artist. Printed for the Arundel Press by Harold McGrath at the Hampshire Typothetae in West Hatfield, Massachusetts on Rives BFK. Limited to …
New York : Publishing Institute of American Art, 1965. Octavo, ringbound on two sides creating two sets of panels, sixteen pages of text, two pages of acetate overlay on photographs portraits, 27 loose sheets of black and white plates of artworks by the artists. An engaging publication on six giants of the pop art movement …
Paris : Edition Mona Lisa, 1972. Folio, illustrated cloth, glassine, pp. 90tipped-in colour and black and white plates. Signed by the artist on the title page and dated 1974.
Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 2001. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 96, illustrated.