Munich: Prom-Galerie, (2000). Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY FALLANI. First edition. Fine in grey cloth boards with black title to spine and front board. Pristine interior with numerous full color reproductions of Fallani's paintings. Near fine illustrated dust jacket with white spine panel and black title to spine. Light wear to edges of jacket, else fine. 94 pages. ART/102109. Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.
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Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1986. Hardcover. First Edition. 4to. Red cloth covered boards with blue title to spine. Beautiful interior filled with full-page black and white as well as color plates of Picasso's sketchbook work. A beautiful book in lovely condition. Narrow strip of paper w/title, originally around the book, is laid-inside. Illustrated dust jacket with dark blue and black title to front panel and white title to black spine panel. Light rubbing to rear panel of dust jacket. Catalogue Raisonne, 349 pages. Art. ART/12023. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.
Lawrence, KS: Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, 1992. Paperback. FIRST EDITION. Thick stock paperback 4to., green illustrated cover; very good condition w/some creasing to spine. Interior is clean and bright, mostly tight (one textblock crack). Frontispiece + 159 b/w plates; decorative endpapers as well. 400 pp. Art. ART/10153. Very Good + in Wraps.
New York: Covici Friede, 1930. Hardcover. First Edition. 1 of 1050 copies printed at the Southworth Press. Includes essays on typographic history and book design in the US and UK. There are reproductions throughout showing exemplary designs by such figures as Bruce Rogers, Stanley Morison, Eric Gilll, and Frederic Goudy. Large 8vo. Bound in the original red buckram with printed paper label to spine. Some wear to extremities, and the paper label is browned and slightly chipped. Overall in very good condition. Prospectus is laid in along with book plate of Ulysses Houghland. 303 pages. BOB/091310. Very Good.
San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco / HarperCollins, (1993). Hardcover. SIGNED BY ARTIST. First edition. "This feast for the senses unites the stunning images of artist Thomas McKnight with the provocative musings of writer Annie Gottlieb to offer a dazzling armchair expedition, a shortcut to paradise, a journey into the soul" (jacket). Fine in grey cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front board. Pristine interior filled with full color reproductions of McKnight's artwork. Very good illustrated jacket with blue spine panel and gold title to spine. Light wear to edges of jacket and a few small blue pen marks to rear panel of jacket. 248 pages. ART/102109. Fine in very good jacket.
New York: Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, (1984). Hardcover. First edition. 4to. Red cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Pristine interior filled with beautiful illustrations in both black and white and color. Beige illustrated dust jacket. Two small light scratches to rear of dust jacket. 120 pages. ART/100909. Fine in Near Fine DJ.
London: Ther Herbert Press, (1990). Hardcover. First Edition. Foreword by Hugh Casson. 8vo. Light blue paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Pristine interior with beautiful full color illustrations on every page. Illustrated price clipped jacket with black title to front panel and white title to black spine. 96 pages. ART/073009. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1971. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. 4to. Near fine in grey cloth covered boards with brown illustration to front boards. bright gilt title to spine. In fine illustrated, price-clipped d.j. w/mylar cover. Decorative ep; illustrated title page. Interior is tight, bright and clean. Profusely illustrated w/color and b/w art reproductions. A comprehensive book. 335 pp. Western Frontier Art. ART/6263. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.
Manchester Polytechnic Library in association with Bracken Books and Studio Editions, (1998). First Edition. Hardcover. 4to. First edition. Black paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Pristine interior with several illustrations throughout. Black illustrated dust jacket with black title to front panel and blue and white title to spine. Index, 203 pages. BOB/102709. Fine / Fine.
Tokyo: Seikosha Co., Ltd, 1991. Hardcover. First English edition. Folio sized. Born in Germany, Miura studied in Switzerland, Paris, and later in Sweden. She moved to Japan in 1976 - a year after finishing her masters work in Stockholm where she "introduced the art of bibliophile binding to the Japanese audience." Her work can be found in private collections, royal collections, museums, and libraries around the world. This catalog includes 169 of Miura's fine bindings, 27 designs for commercial book production, as well as posters and announcements relating to her work. Fine in blue cloth boards with blind stamped title to spine. Pristine with 300 large color illustrations on nearly every page. In fine dark blue illustrated dust jacket with yellow title to spine and front panels. 199 pages. BOB/101010. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket.
New York: The Spool Cotton Company, 1948. First Edition. Paperback. FIRST EDITION. In wraps. Detailed instructions for crocheting doilies. Very good minus pink wrapper with B/W photographic illustration, several creases, and mild rubbing to wrapper; small 4to. First edition. 1.5 tear at bottom of spine. Small bit of soiling on back cover. Secure binding and bright text. Small creases and very mild foxing to interior. Large black and white photographic illustrations on almost every page. 15 pages. Art how to guide. ART/01074. Very Good.