Baltimore: The Baltimore Museum of Art, 1986. First. LR CONSIGNMENT; Quarto; VG-/no-DJ paperback; white spine with black text; covers have light edgewear, light scuffing and discoloration, one small, 0.5 inch sticker from previous bookseller in lower right corner of front cover; textblock has light staining and bumping to fore edge, otherwise clean; 263pp. Shelved Art Collections. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
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New Yok and Munich: The Museum of African Art, 1996. First. Quarto, 257 pages. Soft cover no dust jacket. Tight binding. Text and pages are clean and unmarked. Profusely illustrated throughout in color and B&W plates. Light rubbing and fading to covers, and light chipping around the edges and corners. Blue spine with text in white. Shelve with African Art. Consignment LR.
New York: George Wittenborn, 1954. first edition. large quarto in ivory hardcovers with brown cloth spine with white letters;VG; ex-library copy with stamps; boards with minimal soiling; paper slightly faded and foxed on external edges; no DJ available but flaps glued inside front cover; pp. 186 followed by plates in black and white on glossy paper; in GERMAN; LR consignment.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1969. Second (Revised). Folio; VG+/Fair; Black spine w/ silver text; Dust jacket in brodart mylar jacket; DJ has small open tear on the bottom of front cover, some rubbing and bumping in lower right corner of jacket, small closed tear on the top left corner of front cover, 1 in. long streak on bottom of spine, large open tear on right upper corner of rear cover; boards strong w. minor shelf wear to corners; pages clean and free of markings, some age toning to text block and dark smudging on bottom right corner of text block, library stamp on back page, w/ 184 illustrations, including 24 in full color; pp. 347. LR Consignment. Shelve in Art by Artists, white spine w/ black lettering.
Paris: Art et Metiers Graphiques, 1949. first edition. small quarto in brown and red cardbord covers with paper DJ; green letters; Good; J cut-off and separating from boards; front board detached; paper slightly faded; text clean followed by plates in black and white; pp. 110; as is; contains the Dogon, Mossi, Bobo and Bambara styles; shelved in Arts (Africa) section; LR consignment.
London: Thames and Hudson, 1986. Tall quartos, 314pp; 480pp. Softcover in VG- condition. The following applies to both volumes: Bumping and shelf-wear. Light sunning and creasing to spines; minor rubbing and surface scratches to rear panels. No markings or creases to the text. Binding is sturdy. Crease to rear wrap of volume 2. NOTE: Due to size/weight of items, additional shipping fees may apply. LR CONSIGNMENT. Shelve: Museums & Galleries. Spines are gray and olive green with orange and white text.
Los Angeles, CA: University of California, Museum and Laboratories of Ethnic Arts & Technology, 1971. Quarto. Softcover in VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Minor wear to wraps, including light chipping and rubbing to margins. Creasing to spine. Museum of African Art Library stamp to verso of front wrap and verso of final page. Inscribed by the author to Warren Robbins, founder of the National Museum of African Art. Binding is sturdy. LR CONSIGNMENT. Shelve: FRONT TABLE Spine is dark blue with black text.
Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Museum of Art, 1978. Quarto, 379pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is encased in a protective mylar covering. Minor wear to jacket, including faint scratches and closed tears to spine ends. Light creases to first few pages of text. Binding is sturdy. NOTE: Due to size/weight of item, additional shipping fees may apply. LR CONSIGNMENT. Shelve: Alcove One Window Spine is copper with black text.
Casablanca: Banque Commerciale du Maroc, 1992. first edition. folio in navy blue hardcovers with navy and orange DJ in brodart; VG+/VG+; in good condition; three essays followed by plates of art and calligraphy in full page color photographs and plates; pp. 207; in FRENCH; shelved in Arts (Africa) section; LR consignment.
New York: The Center For African Art, 1990. quarto in cloth with DJ. VG+/VG+. Light shelf and edge wear to DJ. DJ spine is faded. Binding is solid. Book contains 110 large black and white and color photos (mostly color). 194pp. Shelve in African Art section or front table. DJ spine is faded red with white text. LR CONSIGNMENT. Alcove One Window.
New York: Art in America, ND [Circa 1960s]. First edition. Folio; introduction + 8 loose plates. Stiff cloth-bound portfolio in original publisher's box with paper label in VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Minor edge-wear to box. No markings or creases to the text. LO CONSIGNMENT. Note: Due to size of item, additional shipping fees may be required. Shelve: FRONT TABLE Spine is red clothbound box.
Paris: author, 1972. special edition. Folio in brown cloth with black and grey DJ in brodart; VG/VG; spine white with black letters; DJ and boards with minimal soiling; paper and text in good condition; contains many full size plates in color and abundant photographs and a series of essays in FRENCH; shelved in Arts (sculpture) OR front table; please contact us for shipping costs; LR consignment.
Paris: Larousse, 1957. first edition. Set of three thick quarto in black hardcovers embossed with gold gilt with illustrated DJ in brodart; VG/VG-; spine green, beige and blue with white letters; DJ have substantial shelf wear, with tears and abrasions, but protected by brodart; paper and text in good condition; paper slightly faded; text in fine print and in FRENCH; all illustrations in black and white; app. 350 pages each volume; shelved alcove; LR consignment; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1928. Tall quarto, unpaginated. Hardcover without jacket in VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Light sunning to cloth-bound spine, partially obscuring text. Wear to corners of boards. Faint age-toning to pages and small spot of soiling to front free end page. Binding is sturdy. Book comprises fifty prints exhibited by the American Institute of Graphic Arts in 1927, including a print and introduction by Rockwell Kent. TJ CONSIGNMENT. Shelved in Arts (illustrations) section. Spine is blue/gray with blue text.
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1976. First edition. Tall quarto, 352pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG-/VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is encased in a protective mylar covering. Soiling to jacket, particularly at rear and spine. Abrasion to front panel of jacket. Price clipped. Light foxing to text block and half title page. Binding is sturdy. Inscribed on the front free end page to notable African art collector Paul Tishman. LR CONSIGNMENT. NOTE: Due to size/weight of item, additional shipping fees may apply. Shelve: ART - AFRICA Spine is cream with black text.
Berlin: Jens Jahn, 1994. First Edition. Large Quarto; VG-/No jacket hardcover; Gray spine with black lettering; Some light wear to the edges, bumping at corners; Binding is tight; Some small scratches/smudges on the lower edge of the text block, interior is clean; 527 pages. 318 B&W plates. NOTE: TEXT IS IN GERMAN and SWAHILI LR Consignment . Give tag to Allan. Oversized book. Additional S/H may be needed for expedited/international orders/.
Paris: Editions Albert Morance, 1956. First Edition. Folio; Fair; 16 pp. of text and 50 plates illustrating 79 works of art, housed in the original portfolio; brown cloth spine with gilt text; yellow papered boards with photographic image to front; brown ribbon tie closure; cracking to spine at joints, but but not detached; duct tape mends to interior at spine; slight sunning to exterior; heavily rubbed corners; text block consists of disbound illustrations in paper wrappers; images slightly toned; arts- non Western. NOTE: This heavy oversize item will incur extra shipping costs; LR Consignment.
London: Gagosian Gallery, 2004. First Edition. thin 4to., 44pp., [12 pp.], VG/no DJ as issued; gray and black pictorial paper boards; minimal wear to boards: slight cocking to spine, slight bumping to corners, boards somewhat shaken, binding strong; contains many full-color glossy plates, interior all but pristine; First published, published in conjunction with the Winter Pictures 2004 exhibition; 2 pp. frontispiece featuring a facsimile of Twombly's signature; TL consignment; shelved Front Table.
Paris: Fernand Mourlot, 1972. Folio, 199pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. Minor bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is bright and clean, encased by a protective mylar wrap. No markings or creases to the text. Binding is sturdy. Text is in French. I.R. Consignment. Shelved on Front Table; spine is white with black text.
London: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1906. first edition. Thin quarto in dark blue hardcovers with ivory gilt; spine green; covered with vinyl; moderate soiling and shelf wear; fully illustrated end pages; illustrations printed on thick double-sided paper, minimally age-toned; pp. 39; shelved in case # 14; DC consignment.
London: John Murray, 1857/1860/1869. Octavos, 5 volumes; G+; uniformly bound in half burgundy calf with marbled boards and endpapers, paneled spines with gilt lettering and tooling; top edge of text block gilt; moderate rubbing to boards and spines, some cracking to hinges; Vol 1-2: The Italian Schools, 1869, New Edition by Charles Eastlake, with 100 illustrations; Vol. 3 The Early Flemish Painters, 1857, by J. A. Crowe and G. B. Cavalcaselle; Vol. 4-5 The German, Flemish, and Dutch Schools, 1860, by Dr. Waagen, with illustrations; JK consignment; shelved above Taoism.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1979. First edition. Folio, 162pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG-/VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is encased in a protective mylar covering. Mild edge-wear, rubbing and faint soiling to jacket. No markings or creases to the text. Binding is sturdy. Original signed drawing and inscription by Chaim Gross on the front free end page in brown marker, reading: "To dear friend Warren - best wishes Chaim Gross." Also included is a Hanukkah card bearing a reproduction of a Chaim Gross piece, with text and printed signature reproduced inside. NOTE: Due to size/weight of item, additional shipping fees may apply. LR CONSIGNMENT. Shelved on Front Table; Spine is white with black text.
New Brunswick, NJ: Boy Scouts of America, n.d. Large Quarto; G; beige and green box top with brown bottom; 45 disbound poster illustrations encased in box; box has slightly sunned exterior, chipped and cracked edges; posters show slight toning, some have light foxing; arts- American; GL Consignment.
Rome: Gagosian Gallery, 2008. First Edition. thin oblong folio, 75 pp., VG-; tan boards, dark green lettering; spine cocked, front board shaken, shelf lean, binding sturdy; bumping to head and tail of spine and corners; mild brown residue (possibly rust-staining) to boards, lettering to front board affected; interior pristine; published in conjunction with the inaugural exhibition held at the Gagosian Gallery from December 15, 2007 through March 8, 2008; TL consignment; shelved Front Table.
Paris: Delagrave, ca. 1913. First edition. Large folio magazine rebound in 3/4 red marble and brown leather; VG; six-band embossed spine; moderate shelf wear around edges; ex-libris plate inside front cover; open back gutter; strong binding; marbled end pages; tiny closed tears on first end pages; paper heavily faded; text clean in French; pp. 398; contains Daumier, Forain, Leandre, Louis Morin among others; shelved in Case # 7; please contact us for shipping costs; GP consignment.
New York: Olivetti, 1979. 4to., 204 pp., VG-; blue cloth boards, white lettering to spine, illustration 3 1/2" by 2 3/4" affixed to front board; spotting with gray discoloration to top margin of back board and top edges of boards, boards cocked, binding sturdy; bright illustrated endpapers by Folon; interior clean; leaves glossy; contains several full-color water-color plates; 2 identical golden yellow matte leaves featuring various facsimile signatures of Bradbury housed to back endpapers; "This copy not for sale" stated to copyright page, most likely a private printing; LP consignment; shelved front table.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1964 . First Edition Thus. thin 8vo., unpaginated, VG/VG-; pictorial DJ, spine white (age-toned tan) with black and red lettering; minimal shelfwear to DJ, mild age-toning to covers (more so to spine); rubbing to spine with very slight material loss, very slightly affects second "the" in title (lettering legible); price uncut "$3.50" to top right-hand corner of front flap, all four corners of flaps slightly clipped; DJ protected by mylar; golden yellow cloth boards, black lettering to spine, pink illustration to front board; minimal wear to boards save for minor scratch to top edge of front board; slight cocking to spine, no shelf lean, binding strong; interior virtually pristine; contains numerous full-color and two-wash illustrations by Erdoes; pub. 1964, "This fable was written by Joyce in 1936 as a letter to his grandson Stevie," originally published in LETTERS OF JAMES JOYCE [edited by Stuart Gilbert, pub. 1957] stated to copyright page; 2 pp. frontispiece that includes title page; LP consignment; shelved Case 2, Dupont.
Paris: Librairie de Firmin-Didot Freres, 1878. Quarto, xiii, 560 pages; VG; bound in publisher's gilt-stamped red cloth, sun-faded spine with gilt lettering; mild wear to hinges, some chipping to head of spine; marbled endpapers; mild foxing throughout; Illustrated with of 16 Chromolithographs and 250 woodcuts (of which 20 are taken out of text); consignment; shelved case 11.
Dogear Wryde, 1978. First Edition. 16mo. postcards, VG; a set of sixteen (16) black and white illustrated postcards by Dogear Wryde, one of several pseudonyms used by Edward Gorey; cards clean and bright; housed in white (age-toned) enveloped with black and white illustration and title to front of envelope, shelfwear to envelope; LP consignment; shelved Case 0.
Milan: Edizioni Sipiel, 1982. First Edition. Quarto, 343pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG-/VG- condition. Spine is dark brown with white and yellow text. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is encased in a protective mylar covering. Mild wear to jacket, including faint rubbing and edge-wear. Clothbound boards are bright and clean. No markings or creases to the text. Binding shakes gently but is sturdy. Text is in French. NOTE: Due to size and weight of item, additional shipping fees may apply. LR CONSIGNMENT. Shelved case 11.
Milan: Alice Edition, 1974. First limited edition (1 of 1,750). Thin, oblong folio in beige and green soft covers with grey cardboard case; VG/G; case shows some shelf wear on spine; tiny stain on back cover; contains 24 watercolours and the foreword in form of lithograph by Max Ernst; shelved in Case # 11; please contact us for shipping costs; IR consignment.
1859. Original signed etching by Francis Seymour-Haden. Paper is approximately 8.5" x 11" and plate is approximately 9"x6". Light sunning to image and half inch margin around it. Faint foxing. Small open tear to corner and additional closed tear to lower corner, nowhere near plate. Signed by Seymour-Haden in pencil beneath plate. [ON EBAY] CH Consignment. Shelved AUTOGRAPHS FOLDER.
Rome: Gagosian Gallery, 2005. First Edition. thin oblong folio, 55 pp., VG-; quarter-bound, maroon cloth spine, off-white cloth boards, small red lettering to spine; bumping to head of spine and top corners; cracked spine between pp. 14-15, binding sturdy; mild wear/staining to boards; interior all but pristine; published in conjunction with its exhibition held at the Gagosian Gallery from November 2 through December 24, 2005; TL consignment; shelved Front Table.
New York: Gotham Book Mart & Gallery, Inc., 1972. Limited First Edition [#73/550]. 8vo. cards, VG/VG; olive green matte wrapper with black lettering to front cover; mild shelfwear to wrapper (e.g., creasing to hinge, bumping to corners); pub. 1972 by Gotham Book Mart, stated to front cover and copyright page (verso of front cover) of wrapper; a set of sixteen (16) black and white illustrated cards by Gorey; cards clean and bright; housed in light green (faded) enveloped with black and white illustration and title to front of envelope, shelfwear to envelope; No. 73 out of 550 first edition copies stated to limitation page (recto of back cover of wrapper); LP consignment; shelved Case 0, Dupont.
Guildford, England: Genesis Publications, Inc., 1996. Limited Edition (352/2000). Quarto, 229 pages; VG; half bound in black leather, spine has embossed lettering, front cover has illustrated red cloth; binding has minimal shelf wear, pages clear; profusely illustrated; housed in pictorial publisher's slipcase, contains a small 'sketch book' of works by the artist; signed by Pauline Sutcliffe, Kay Williams, and Astrid Kirchherr on the limitation page; WD Consignment; shelved case 13.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1923. Large Octavo, xii, 339 pages; VG/VG-; spine beige with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.50'; dust jacket has some chipping to head and tail of spine, small water-staining to spine, larger chip to rear cover along head of spine; half-tltle/page 3/4 uncut; small staining to top edge of text block; interior clean; illustrated endpapers; tipped-in plate to front cover; LS consignment; shelved case 14.
Monaco: André Sauret, 1972. Folio, 249pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. Minor bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is bright and clean. Faint offsetting to verso of frontispiece page, otherwise no markings or creases to the text. Binding is sturdy. Includes numerous photographs in both color and black and white. Text is in French. I.R. CONSIGNMENT. Shelved in Case # 11.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1955. First American edition. Folio, 156pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. This book comprises a double number (31-32) of VERVE in the French edition. Includes numerous plates-- Draeger Frères are responsible for the heliogravures (in color and black and white) and Mourlot Frères for the color lithographs. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is encased in a protective mylar covering. Rubbing, creasing and abrasions to jacket. Large chip to head of spine and tail of front panel of dust jacket. Foxing to head edge of text block. Spine top partially torn away from binding. Faint age-toning to end-papers, otherwise no markings or creases to the text. Boards gently bowed. Spine cracked. Good copy only. TJ CONSIGNMENT. Shelve: CASE #11 Spine is orange with black text.
Eindhoven, Holland: Lecturis, 1975. First edition. Limited edition, #344 of 1000 copies printed. Quarto; unpaginated. Hardcover in illustrated boards; no dustjacket (as issued). Illustrated with photographs. SIGNED and numbered by author on colophon page. Very Good; boards somewhat rubbed at extremities; several scratches to rear panel; interior clean and tight. Text in English. LR Consignment. Shelved in Case #11.
New York: The Downtown Gallery, 1930. First edition; limited edition. Quarto, unpaginated. Hardcover without jacket in VG- condition. Spine is brick red with silver text.Bumping and shelf-wear. Edge-wear to clothbound boards. Mild rubbing to corners and spine ends. Moderate abrasion to rear board; faint marks. Light soiling to head edge of text block, not affecting text. Binding is sturdy. Includes 32 reproductions in black and white. Designated copy number 48 of 250 and signed by Max Weber on the limitations page. LR consignment; Shelved case 11;.
luanda: Instituto De Investigacao Cientifica de Angola, 1971. Octavo; VG condition paperback. Beige/off-white image along spine with red text. General rubbing and edgewear along covers, rubbing & slight bumping to corners, binding strong; Pages have some age-toning to them (to be expected), otherwise clean and free of markings, book contains several B&W images, two folding maps, and an errata bound at the rear of the book. 427pp. No ISBN. Please see photos for details. WT Consignment, give tag to Allan after sale. eb/nd.
New York: The Fantod Press, 1972. Limited First Edition. staplebound 12mos., unpaginated, VG; ALL VOLUMES: light scratching to top- and bottom-edges of text-blocks; interiors clean and bright; limited first editions of 526 copies stated to copyright pages; VOL. 1 [THE DISRESPECTFUL SUMMONS, pub. 1971; tan covers with black lettering and illustration]; VOL. 2 [THE ABANDONED SOCK, pub. 1972; light gray covers with black lettering and illustration]; VOL. 3 [THE LOST LIONS, pub. 1973; yellow covers with black lettering and illustration]; LP consignment; housed in a white envelope, with The Fantod Press colophon to top left-hand corner to front of envelope; shelved Case 0, Dupont.
The Fantod Press, 1970. Limited First Edition. staplebound 12mos., unpaginated; VOL. 1 [THE CHINESE OBELISKS: FOURTH ALPHABET, VG; black covers with tan lettering and illustration; shelfwear to spine (e.g., mild rubbing to head of spine, slight material loss to tail of spine, light scratch to top of fore-edge); interior clean and bright]; VOL. 2 [THE OSBICK BIRD, VG+; yellow covers with black cursive lettering and illustration to front cover; very mild shelfwear to tail of spine; light scratch to top of fore-edge; interior clean and bright]; VOL. 3 [DONALD HAS A DIFFICULTY, VG; co-authored by Neumeyer; shelfwear to spine (e.g., mild rubbing to head and tail of spine); interior clean and bright]; a limiting printing of 500 copies; housed in a hot pink envelope with The Fantod Press colophon to top left-hand corner to front of envelope, moderate wear/tearing to envelope; LP consignment; shelved Case 0, Dupont.