New York: Bounty Books, a Division of Crown Publishers, 1967. Hardcover. This book collects Beardsley's beautiful and decadent illustrations, arranged chronologically. He produced furiously for almost six years, dying at the age of 26. Symon's essay provides an essential text to the understanding of the artist. Profusely illustrated. Bound in gray paper boards with a white linen spine with black titling. In a cream pictorial dust jacket with title in black to spine. Jacket shows wear with light creasing on back cover. Erasure mark to free front end paper. Otherwise very good. Quarto. 212 pages. ART/081122. Very Good.
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New York: Bounty Books, a Division of Crown Publishers, 1967. Hardcover. This book collects Beardsley's beautiful and decadent illustrations, arranged chronologically. He produced furiously for almost six years, dying at the age of 26. Symon's essay provides an essential text to the understanding of the artist. Profusely illustrated. Bound in gray paper boards with a white linen spine with black titling. In a cream pictorial dust jacket with title in black to spine. Very good + condition. Quarto. 212 pages. ART/081122. Very Good.
Berlin: Gebr. Mann Verlag, 1973, 1975, 1980. Hardcover. Three volumes in four. This is a monumental and comprehensive German reference work on the posters produced in Europe and the United States in the 19th and 20th centuries. Volume I covers Great Britain and the United States; Volume II covers France and Belgium; Volume III with text and Volume IV with plates cover Germany. Multiple authors and scholars have cataloged and described thousands of posters, accompanied by black and white and color reproductions of each. Bound in gray cloth with paper title labels to spines and front covers. All volumes are in brightly colored dust jackets with titles to spines and covers. All but Volume I are housed in simple cardboard slipcases. In very good to near fine condition. Volume I: 227 pages; Volume II: 421 pages; Volume III: 506 pages: Volume IV: 363 pages. Heavy set requiring extra postage. ART/080122. Near Fine / Very Good.
New York: Poster Auctions International, 1991. Hardcover. A catalog issued by Poster Auctions International for their poster auction held May 5, 1991. This hardcover volume includes a letter to the recipient offering the catalog, with instructions for those planning to attend. Also inserted is a folded sheet with the prices realized for the posters offered. There were total sales of $1,513,160. Bound in purple cloth with title in gilt and illustration of a poster affixed to the front cover. Some signs of light wear and fading to spine. Interior is bright and clean with color and b&w images of every poster along with a description and auction estimate. Very good condition. 12 inches. 434 pages plus bibliography and conditions of sale. ART/072822. Very Good.
Madrid: Sotheby's, 1989. Hardcover. A catalogue in Spanish for a major auction held in Barcelona of 305 of Miro's graphic works. With illustrations of each item auctioned. Accompanied by an insert with prices realized. Hardcover bound in green cloth with gilt titling to front cover. Damp staining to bottoms of covers not affecting interior pages. In a green pictorial dust jacket with titling on front. Very good. Measures 11 inches. Unpaginated. ART/071122. Very Good.
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc. 1975. Hardcover. An essential reference for the collector of posters and also for all those interested in the work of Marc Chagall. The book is divided into three parts: the first include Chagall's own posters engraved by him; the second includes Chagall posters engraved by Charles Sorlier; the third includes posters made from Chagall's earlier paintings, engravings, and sketches [dust jacket flap]. Bound in blue cloth with title in white to spine and front cover. In a lovely blue and white pictorial dust jacket with title in black to white spine. Light wear to jacket edges. Interior pages are bright and clean. Very good condition. Measures 10 x 12.75 inches. 146 pages plus several pages of b&w images from Chagall's work. ART/072522. Very Good.
Alexandria: Art Services International with Yale University Press, 1998. Hardcover. "Includes discussions and reproductions of paintings, posters, decorative panels, pastels, drawings, photographs, jewelry, and illustrations throughout his career" (jacket). As new in black cloth boards with silver title to spine. In fine off white dust jacket with illustration to front panel and red title to spine and front panels. Pristine. Filled with full color illustrations - 248 color plates and 112 black and white illustrations. 344 pages. ART/081022. Fine / Fine.
London: Bracken Books, 1985. Hardcover. Quarto. Black cloth boards with gilt title to spine. In white dust jacket with black title to spine and front panels. Minor rubbing to jacket with light light soil to top edge of rear panel. Clean and bright interior. Full page black and white erotic illustrations. Unpaginated. ART/081022. Very Good / Very Good.
London: Spring Books, . Hardcover. A nice compilation of many of Beardsley most iconic and memorable works. One hundred and eleven black and white full page illustrations throughout. Bound in yellow cloth with yellow pictorial dust jacket with titling in black to spine. Light soiling to jacket and sign of removal of small label to free front endpaper. Very good. Quarto. Unpaginated. ART/081122. Very Good.
Paris: Flammarion, 1981. Hardcover. A comprehensive catalogue of Pierre Bonnard's beautiful color and black and white lithographs. Bound in green cloth with titling in white to spine and front cover. In a pictorial cream dust jacket with title in black. Near fine with very slight signs of handling to jacket. Measures 9.75 x 13.25 inches. 351 pages.ART/070822. near Fine.
[Milan]: Enrico Navarra, 1989. Hardcover. Inscribed by the artist to Baltimore art dealer Ernest Lowenstein in the year of publication. With an original lithograph as the frontispiece. Jean-Pierre Cassigneul (1935-) is a French painter known for his striking compositions of women in hats that recall the French Post-Impressionist avant-garde, including the works of Pierre Bonnard and Edouard Vuillard. A lovely volume in French, English, and Chinese that showcases Cassigneul's style and use of color. Bound in gray cloth with gilt title to spine. Small light brown mark on front cover. In a glossy gray paper dust jacket with title in black to spine and front cover. Near fine condition. Measures 8.5 x 11 inches. 79 pages including biography and exhibitions. ART/072722. Near Fine.
n.p. De Francony, 1987. Hardcover. One of 3000 copies, signed by Cassigneul. A catalogue raisonné of Cassigneul's lithographs that were produced between 1965-1985. Descriptions are in French, English, and Japanese. The first volume contains all the prints created from 1965 until 1977, while the second volume includes those from 1978 to 1985. Each volume has two original lithographs bound in, one full page and one double page. There are 343 prints reproduced, of which there are 179 in volume one and 164 in volume two. Jean-Pierre Cassigneul (1935-) is a French artist known for his striking compositions of women in hats that recall the French Post-Impressionist avant-garde, including the works of Pierre Bonnard and Edouard Vuillard. A lovely set that showcases Cassigneul's style and use of color in his art. Bound in red cloth with gilt title to spine and facsimile signature to front cover. In pictorial dust jacket with red spine and white title. Housed in a white cardboard slipcase. Books are in near fine condition. Slipcase has wear and light marks. Measures 9.5 x 12.75 inches. Volume I: 136 pages; Volume II: 136 pages. ART/072822. Near Fine.
Boston: Boston Book and Art Shop, 1969. Hardcover. Translated from the original French by George Lawrence. Includes 2 original lithographs - the dust jacket and the frontispiece. Both lithographs are present. Bound in grey cloth covered boards with black title to spine and "Chagall" with dates to front board. Minor browning to spine. Slight toning to margins, but interior is clean and bright otherwise. Creasing and short closed tear to rear free endpaper. In illustrated lithographed white dust jacket with title to front panel. Minor browning to spine panel of jacket and minor wear to edges including a few short closed tears. 217 pages. ART/070822. Near Fine / Very Good.
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc, 1974. Hardcover. Translated from the original French by Howard Brabyn. Includes 2 original lithographs - the dust jacket and the frontispiece. Both lithographs are present. Bound in grey cloth covered boards with black title to spine and "Chagall" with dates to front board. Slight toning to margins, but interior is clean and bright otherwise. In illustrated lithographed blue dust jacket with title to front panel. Minor fading to spine panel of jacket and minor wear to edges. Jacket is protected with original clear glassine, which has large chips to edges. Housed in grey cardboard slipcase with browning to edges. Includes laid-in exhibition catalog from the Galerie Patrick Cramer, Geneve - held in 1984. 180 pages. ART/070822. Near Fine / Very Good.
Monte-Carlo: Editions André Sauret, 1984. Hardcover. IN FRENCH. Bound in grey cloth covered boards with black title to spine and "Chagall" with dates to front board. Clean and bright with many full color illustrations. In illustrated blue dust jacket with title to front panel. Slight fading to spine panel of jacket and minor wear to edges. Jacket is protected with original clear glassine. 250 pages. ART/070822. Near Fine / Very Good.
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc, 1986. Hardcover. Translated from the French by John Ottaway. Published posthumously, this is the final volume in this series documenting Chagall's lithographs. Bound in grey cloth covered boards with black title to spine and "Chagall" with dates to front board. Clean and bright with many full color illustrations. In illustrated pink dust jacket with title to front panel. Minor fading to spine panel of jacket and closed tears to spine panel. 224 pages. ART/070822. Near Fine / Very Good.
New York and Monte Carlo: George Braziller and André Sauret, 1962. Hardcover. First edition in English. With two original color lithographs done by Mark Chagall expressly for this edition and printed by Mourlot, as were 36 preparatory color designs transferred to the stones by Charles Sorlier under the direction of Chagall. With 104 plates, 64 of which are in color. This beautiful edition provides a detailed overview of the various stages of Chagall's window designs for the synagogue of the Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Centre in Jerusalem. Bound in red cloth with gilt title to spine and front cover. In a black pictorial dust jacket with protective mylar cover. Slight wear to edges of jacket. Near fine condition in a very good dust jacket. Missing slipcase. Measures 10 x 13 inches. 211 pages. ART/072522. Near Fine.
Paris: Maeght Editeur, 1974. Hardcover. A retrospective and guide to the art work of Italian painter Valerio Adami, whose work was influenced by Pop Art. Bound in green cloth with title in red to cover and spine. In a brightly colored pictorial dust jacket with title in black to white spine. Light creasing and one tiny nick to jacket. Interior pages are clean and bright. Housed in a simple somewhat battered cardboard slipcase. Near fine condition. Measures 11.25 inches square. 189 pages plus list of works illustrated. ART/072022. Near Fine.
New York: Pantheon Books, Inc. Hardcover. A set of 24 lithographs related to married life. Includes a catalogue providing date for each lithograph, as well as a caption for each in French, and translated into English. Small folio. Orange cloth-covered boards with gilt title to front and spine, and a gilt graphic of a crying baby on front cover. Cover is warped and shows signs of wear and minor bumping to corners. All plates are in good condition, with an occasional mark that does not affect image. 24 plates. ART/081522. Very Good.
Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, 1965. Hardcover. This book deals with influences on Western art during the approximate half-century between the beginning of the French revolution and the revolutionary uprisings of 1848. The period was one of political ferment, social unrest and major changes in industrial production. These influences on artists such as Goya, Delacroix, Turner, and others are discussed. Numerous color reproductions of artists' works. Quarto. White cloth-covered boards with gilt title to front and spine. White dust jacket with full-cover color photograph to front panel. Black and red title to spine. Cover has substantial fading to yellow, with signs of handling, and bumps to corners. Dust jacket is price-clipped, with several small, closed tears and some smudging. Pages are bright and clean. Previous owner's signature on front free endpaper, and a pasted award label to her is on title page. 210 pages, including index. ART/081522. Very Good / Very Good.
Paris: Chez L'Auteur, 1910. Hardcover. Number 30 of 50 copies printed on Japanese Shizuoka paper. 100 black and white illustrations of Corot's work, organized by medium, including engravings, lithographs, glass prints and more. Missing the original color engraving. Rebound in green buckram with gilt titling to spine. Spine is faded and corners lightly bumped and rubbed. Text pages are clean and bright. Very good condition. Measures 9.5 x 12.25 inches. Unpaginated. ART/072122. Very Good.
London: The Studio, 1922. Hardcover. A handsome volume with reproductions of 96 etchings by Whistler. Each is accompanied by a description of its state, size, and source. Some plates have a cover guard sheet but it is missing for many. Bound in half vellum with gray paper covered boards with gilt title to spine and brown and gilt title label to front cover. Vellum is soiled and missing a piece from the top edge. Covers also have light soiling and bumping. Some brown spots to free endpapers. Interior pages are generally clean. A nice copy despite flaws. Laid in are two short gallery catalogs. Measures 9 x 11.25 inches. With a 35 page introduction and list of engravings, followed by the plates. ART/080122. Very Good.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1974. Hardcover. This intimate and revealing book describes the bond between the author, photographer David Douglas Duncan, and his friend and neighbor, Pablo Picasso. Written, designed, and photographed by Duncan, this is a deeply personal picture of the last years of the great painter and a photographic epic born of the comradeship shared between two men [from the book jacket]. Brimming with color and black and white photos of Picasso, his family, and his work. Bound in a special red jute that was loomed and dyed to match the background of one of Picasso's painting (reproduced on page 140 of the book). With purple lettering to spine. In a white dust jacket with black illustration and lettering to cover and dark red lettering to spine. Dust jacket has light bumping. What appears to be a splash of coffee is on the top edges of the pages. Otherwise very good condition. Measures 10 x 12.5 inches. 299 pages. ART/071122. Very Good.
New York: Johnson, Fry and Company, 1873. Hardcover. Thick Quartos. Illustrated with steel engravings. Bound in three quarter brown leather over pebbled brown cloth boards with gilt titles and volumes to spines. Marbled endpapers. Wear and rubbing to corners, hinges, and edges of boards. Rubbing to boards. Very occasional smudge marks to margins, but clean and bright overall. Tight bindings. Volume I is 640 pages; Volume II is 638 pages. This is a heavy set and it will require extra shipping. ART/080522. Very Good.