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'Pablo Picasso - L’Ouvre par Christian Zervos,' First editions of Vols 1-5 & 7-9.

By: Zervos, Christian (ed._

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: Paris, Cahiers d'art, 1932-1955


Zervos, Christian. 'Pablo Picasso - L’Ouvre par Christian Zervos,' First editions of Vols 1-5 & 7-9. 4to, softcover in original printed jackets. 'Pablo Picasso par Christian Zervos,' known by many simply as ‘the Zervos,’ was prepared by Cahiers d’art founder Christian Zervos in direct collaboration with Picasso. The first volume was published in 1932 and another 32 volumes followed over the next four decades. It remains the most trusted reference to the ... View more info

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. L'oeuvre complet de Maurice Utrillo / Volume 1 (Catalogue Raisonne).

By: Petrides, Paul

Price: $265.00

Publisher: Paris, Paul Petrides, 1959


1st ed., small folio, paper wrappers in folding chemise and slipcase. No. 103 of 1000 copies. Profusely illustrated. 484 pp. with 418 mostly b/w plates. Subsequent volumes in this comprehensive catalog raisonne were published in later years. Small chip at top of spine otherwise a fine copy. The cardboard sleeve is cracked at top of front hinge and has some light toning. The slipcase is good only; fully intact but with cracks and chips at edges and corners. View more info

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A memoir of book design, 1969-2000

By: D'Ambrosio, Joe

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Book Club of California, 2003


4to, decorated boards with cloth spine in acetate d/w. Limited to 350 copies. As-new View more info

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Alastair / Fifty Drawings

By: Alastair

Price: $275.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf, 1925


4to, black cloth over spotted boards. One of 1,025 unnumbered copies of which 975 were for sale. 50 color and monochrome tissue-guarded collotypes, text printed at the Curwen Press, Introduction by Carl van Vechten. Covers heavily rubbed and chipped at corners and edges; spine faded; hinges cracked and partially separated; no jacket. Prior owner’s inked inscription on fep. The plates are all intact and pristine. This copy formerly the property of Hollywood producer/dir... View more info

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An Account of the Ceremony in Westminster Hall on Thursday May 9th 1935 on the occasion of the Presentation of Addresses by Both Houses of Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland to His Majesty King George V Congratulating Him on the Celebration of the Silver Jubilee of His Most Illustrious Reign

By: N/A

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Walter Lewis, 1935

Edition: 1st ed


8vo, unpaginated full blue morocco with gilt lettering on front panel ("Westminster Hall 9 May 1935" ), raised bands on spine, gilt edging, b/w frontispiece, one b/w photograph with tissue guard. Matching d/w and slipcase. Absolutely pristine copy in fine d/w and very good slipcase. View more info

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Ars Asiatica, XII : Les Collections Archeologiques du Musee National de Bangkok

By: [Coedes, George]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Paris, Les editions G. Van Oest, 1928


1st ed., folio, sewn paper wrappers; partially uncut. 36 pages of text in French, followed by 60 heliotype plates, most with multiple photographs. One of a series of monographs on Asian art in world museums. This volume on Thai statuary and artworks. Opposite each plate are commentaries corresponding to the plates. Condition: Good; text block and plates are fine - clean and tight with no defects. Covers are very lightly rubbed at edges and corners with several small ni... View more info

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Ars Asiatica, XVI : Les Collections Khmeres du Musee Albert Sarraut a Phnom-Penh.

By: [Groslier, George]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Paris, Les editions G. Van Oest, 1931


1st ed., folio, sewn paper wrappers. 172 pp. 24 pages of text in French, followed by 50 heliotype plates, most with multiple photographs. One of a series of monographs on Asian art in world museums. This volume on Khmer artworks. Opposite each plate are commentaries corresponding to the plates. Condition: Fair; text block and plates are very good - clean and tight with no noticeable defects. Covers are rubbed at edges and corners with large chips at top and bottom of ... View more info

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Art, Numero Hors-Serie De l'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui 1946 - April 1946 issue of Art, Numero Hors-Serie de l'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui;

By: [Periodical]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Paris, 1946


10" x 13", circa 125 pp., exclusive of advertisements, spine chipped and partially detached at rear; covers are worn on all edges with numerous tears on back foredge; text is very good -- clean and tight with no tears. Contributions by le Corbusier, Brancusi, Picasso, Raynal, Calder, Miro, and others. Ex-libris the Stendahl Art Gallery, Los Angeles. This volume was a well-used reference copy in the gallery’s reference library, hence the rough condition. Until its rece... View more info

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Aus Revolutionstagen

By: Bauer, Dr. Constantin

Price: $50.00


Braunschweig: Verlag von A.Graff's Buchhandlung, 1919. 8vo, 94 pp. Illustrated boards. An illustrated history of the Paris Commune, with 94 drawings and tipped-plates by Gustave Dore. Fair-Good. Interior lightly shaken but clean throughout. Front hinge partially split at bottom. Covers lightly soiled with 1/2" closed tears at top of spine. Edges and corners lightly rubbed. View more info

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Dyn. [A Review of Art and Literature] Number 1, April-May 1942

By: [Periodical] Wolfgang Paalen, editor

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Mexico, 1942


52pp., 9 tipped in color plates; yellow/red decorated paper wrappers. DYN (derived from the Greek word κατὰ τὸ δυνατόν, that which is possible) was an art magazine founded by the Austrian-Mexican surrealist Wolfgang Paalen, published in Mexico City, and distributed in New York City, Paris, and London between 1942 and 1944. Only six issues were produced. In this first issue Paalen emphasized reexamines som... View more info

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Early Cemeteries of the City of Los Angeles - Los Angeles Miscellany #2

By: Carpenter, Edwin

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Dawson's Book Shop, 1973

Edition: 1st ed.


1st ed., limited to 300 copies. 8vo, illustrated boards, 48 pp. Illustrated with contemporary photographs and graphics - LA cemeteries up to the year 1885. Fine, without d/w -- as issued. View more info

Ecce Homo

By: Grosz, George

Price: $45.00


New York: Brussel & Brussel. 1965, 1965. (First edition thus). Small folio. Gilt titled paper covered boards. Near fine in near fine price-clipped d/w. [d/w has a very light discoloration 1/" wide across cover) First U.S. edition of Grosz' work which was suppressed in Germany shortly after its publication. Contains 16 watercolors and 84 drawings. View more info

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Film Poster: "William Shakespeare's King Lear" starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.

By: Struzan, Drew

Price: $2,250.00


Preliminary design for the mock film poster used in Steven Spielberg’s second Jurassic Park film, The Lost World. During the sequence where the T-Rex terrorizes San Diego, we are treated to a scene in which an out of control bus smashes into a video store. In the front window of the store we briefly glimpse a film poster for King Lear starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. This inside joke was apparently a reference to Schwarzenegger's brief portrayal of "Hamlet" in his 1993 ... View more info

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Fourteen Americans

By: Miller, Dorthy (Editor)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Museum of Modern Art, 1946


Catalog for the noted 1946 exhibition. Artists included Saul Steinberg, Robert Motherwell, Isamu Noguchi, Mark Tobey, David Aronson and five others. 1st ed. Fine copy in fine d/w. Only significant flaw is prior owner signature on end paper. Tiny chip at bottom of spine; d/w has 1/4" chip at top edge and very minor rubbing at top of spine. As fine a copy as you are likely to find. View more info

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Gonzo the Art

By: Steadman, Ralph

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt and Brace, 1998

Edition: 1st


A comprehensive retrospective of Ralph Steadman's "Gonzo" artwork. Small 4to, cloth. 208 pp. Introduction by Hunter S. Thompson. New copy in d/w. View more info