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  • TO THE RESCUE: Eight Artists in an Archive. by American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Marvin Heiferman and Carole Kismaric, curators (Magdalena Abakanowicz, Alan Berliner, Wendy Ewald, Leon Golub, Pepon Osorio, Gilles Peress, Fred Wilson and Terry Winters, artists).
    American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Marvin Heiferman and Carole Kismaric, curators (Magdalena Abakanowicz, Alan Berliner, Wendy Ewald, Leon Golub, Pepon Osorio, Gilles Peress, Fred Wilson and Terry Winters, artists).
    TO THE RESCUE: Eight Artists in an Archive.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee [Printed by Bolger], (1999.). First edition - Catalogue of an exhibition of newly commissioned art works by eight artists - Magdalena Abakanowicz, Alan Berliner, Wendy Ewald, Leon Golub, Pepon Osorio, Gilles Peress, Fred Wilson and Terry Winters - based on their research of, and responses to, 50,000 photographs in the archives of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. 96 pp. ISBN: 0-96696490X.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 43855
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  • DAG VOLUMES: NO 2 (2013) by Barber, Jeff.
    Barber, Jeff.
    DAG VOLUMES: NO 2 (2013)

    Edition: First printing.

    Regina, Saskatchewan: Dunlop Art Gallery, 2013. Hardcover first edition - The second volume which surveys the Dunlap Gallery's past year of exhibits - Since the Gallery is a unit of the Regina Public Library it is appropriate that some of the exhibits were related to the book. Includes contributions from and about Sarah Abbot and Jeremy Drummond, Emily Vey Duke and Cooper Battersby, Nelson Henricks, Jinhan Ko, Alison S. M. Kobayashi, Deirdre Logue, David Poolman, Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay, and Steve Reinke; Joseph Anderson; Joi T. Arcand; Lee Henderson and Eve K. Tremblay; Kathleen Irwin and Jeff Morton; Carmela Laganse and more. A beautiful production printed on heavy glossy stock and illustrated in full color throughout. 176 pp.

    Condition: Fine in orange cloth.

    Book ID: 73028
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  • ART OF THE SENSES: African Masterpieces from the Teel Collection. by Blier, Suzanne Preston, editor.
    Blier, Suzanne Preston, editor.
    ART OF THE SENSES: African Masterpieces from the Teel Collection.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: MFA / Museum of Fine Arts, (2004) dj. Hardcover first edition - "Presenting the William and Bertha Teel Collection for the first time, this book provides a chance to think about how our vision of such objects is shaped by the ethnographic, primitive, or modern labels that have been applied in the West, and to compare it to how those same works were viewed in their birthplace. Lavish, full-color illustrations of over 100 choice objects combine forces with essays by leading African art specialists Suzanne Preston Blier, Michael Kan, and Edmund B. Gaither, and object descriptions by the collector himself, to provide a thoughtful and visually stimulating examination of these important African forms" Includes 138 full-color and 9…

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    Boston: MFA / Museum of Fine Arts, (2004) dj. Hardcover first edition - "Presenting the William and Bertha Teel Collection for the first time, this book provides a chance to think about how our vision of such objects is shaped by the ethnographic, primitive, or modern labels that have been applied in the West, and to compare it to how those same works were viewed in their birthplace. Lavish, full-color illustrations of over 100 choice objects combine forces with essays by leading African art specialists Suzanne Preston Blier, Michael Kan, and Edmund B. Gaither, and object descriptions by the collector himself, to provide a thoughtful and visually stimulating examination of these important African forms" Includes 138 full-color and 9 black-and-white illustrations. Bibliography. Large square format, printed on heavy glossy stock - a beautiful book in every way. 207 pp. ISBN: 0-878466592.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 63975
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  • POWERFUL IMAGES: Portrayals of Native America. by Boehme, Sarah E.; Gerald T. Conaty, Clifford Crane Bear, Emma I. Hansen, Mike Leslie and James H. Nottage.
    Boehme, Sarah E.; Gerald T. Conaty, Clifford Crane Bear, Emma I. Hansen, Mike Leslie and James H. Nottage.
    POWERFUL IMAGES: Portrayals of Native America.

    Edition: First printing, a large trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Seattle: Museums West / University of Washington Press, (1998). First edition - Exhibition catalog which looks at the ways in which Indians have been portrayed by themselves and others from the early 1800s to the present. Paintings, sculptures, traditional native arts, and popular culture objects - neon signs, toys, automobiles, cigar boxes - are used to both reveal and challenge popular assumptions about native North Americans. Foreword by Peter Hassrick; introduction by Dave Warren. Illustrated in full color throughout. Large format. Index. xvi, 144 pp. ISBN: 0-295976756.

    Condition: Very good (some wear to the edges of the covers)

    Book ID: 70340
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  • DAVID E. DAVIS ARTIST AND HUMANIST: Sculpture 1967 - 2002. by Davis, David E.
    Davis, David E.
    DAVID E. DAVIS ARTIST AND HUMANIST: Sculpture 1967 - 2002.

    Edition: First printing.

    Cleveland, Ohio: Sculpture Studio Books, 2003. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of essays (including ones by Claudia Mesch on his public sculpure, by Mark Ormond on his sketchbooks, and more) and a catalogue of his sculpture for 35 years. Profusely illustrated, more than 150 illustrations, mostly in full-color. The first edition was limited to 1,500 copies.Includes an index to the sculptures pictured in this volume and a list of his awards and exhibitions. Large format, printed on heavy stock throughout. 144 pp.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 32233
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  • JIM DINE: DRAWING FROM THE GLYPTOTHEK. by Dine, Jim; Ruth E Fine and Stephen Fleischman
    Dine, Jim; Ruth E Fine and Stephen Fleischman
    JIM DINE: DRAWING FROM THE GLYPTOTHEK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Madison, WI : Hudson Hills Press, in association with Madison Art Center, (1993) dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes three essays on his work -"The object takes human form" by Stephen Fleischman; "Inventing history: Jim Dine's Glyptothek drawings" by Ruth E. Fine and "In the Glyptothek" by Jim Dine; Illustrated throughout in both black and white and color, including a double foldout of "Seven views of the Hermaphrodite." Published in conjunction with an exhibition in 1993 and 1994. Chronology, selected bibliography, index. A beautiful large format book, printed on glossy stock throughout. 126 pp. ISBN: 1555950965.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 66879
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  • DIVINE REVOLUTION: The Art of Edouard Duval-Carrie. by [Duval-Carrie, Eduoard] Cosentino, Donald J.
    [Duval-Carrie, Eduoard] Cosentino, Donald J.
    DIVINE REVOLUTION: The Art of Edouard Duval-Carrie.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers.

    Los Angeles: UCLA Fowler Museum, (2004.). First edition - The exhibition catalog for Haitian-American artist Eduard Duval-Carrie's show in 2004 (the bicentennial of Haitian independence) at UCLA Fowler Museum, show which was his first solo museum exhibition on the West Coast,. His powerful works 'celebrate and chronicle the Haitian Revolution while at the same time adressing the plight of Haiti today.' Text by Donald J. Cosentino, illustrated with many full-color reproductions of his works, including a series 'Milocan' which depicts the migration of the vodou spirits, References, bibliography. Somewhat oversized - 10 inches tall by 8 inches. 68 pp. ISBN: 0-9748729-11.

    Condition: Fine in stiff illustrated wrappers (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 47166
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  • [Francis, Sam, 1923-1994] Lembark, Connie W.
    THE PRINTS OF SAM FRANCIS: A Catalogue Raisonne 1960-1990. Volume I: Lithographs; Volume II: Intaglio Prints, Screenprints and Posters plus exhibition brochure.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hudson Hills Press, (1992) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Two volume set in a royal blue slipcase. Volume I includes an introductory essay by Ruth E. Fine, color reproductions of 285 lithographs, and 50 color reproductions of self-portrait lithographs, along with detailed information regarding each print. Volume II contains color reproductions of 115 intaglio prints, 21 screen prints, and 8 posters. Volume One is SIGNED by both the artist Sam Francis (on the half title page) and the author (on the title page.) Chronology, selected exhibition history, bibliography, glossary, concordances, and index. Volume I, 412 pp. Volume II, 200 pp. Laid in is a four-fold brochure for the show "The Last Works" held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 1995. ISBN: 1555950620.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jackets in a very near fine slipcase. Brochure is near fine.

    Book ID: 59256
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  • THE ART OF GOYA: Paintings, Drawings and Prints. by [Goya, Francisco] Rich, Daniel Cotton, editor
    [Goya, Francisco] Rich, Daniel Cotton, editor
    THE ART OF GOYA: Paintings, Drawings and Prints.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1941. First edition - Catalogue for exhibition from January 30 to March 2, 1941. Illustrated with 163 black and white plates. Essay on Goya's technique by F. Schmid. Errata slip laid in. Slightly oversized. 93 pp

    Condition: Near fine in glossy red wrappers with a pasted on illustration on front cover.

    Book ID: 71460
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  • Heyman, Therese.
    SLICES OF TIME: California Landscapes 1860-1880, 1960-1980.

    Edition: First printing.

    Oakland, CA: The Oakland Museum, (1981). First edition - Catalogue produced to accompany exhibitions at The Oakland Museum and the Security Pacific Plaza in Los Angeles, in 1982. Preface by Christina Orr-Cahall; Essay on "Slices of Time" by Theres Heyman; and Essay on "1960-1980" by Ted Hedgpeth. Includes photographs by A. W. Ericson, Muybridge, A. J. Russell, Watkins, William Eggleston, Robert Adams, Lewis Baltz and others. Contains 22 plates most in black and white, and 3 in full color. Complete list of works in exhibition, selected bibliography. Large format. 56 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers with self flaps (some sunning to the spine).

    Book ID: 75095
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  • FACE TO FACE: M. W. Hopkins & Noah North. by [Hopkins, M. W. and Noah North] Oak, Jacquelyn; Grant Romer, Mary Black, David Tatham, and William Siles.
    [Hopkins, M. W. and Noah North] Oak, Jacquelyn; Grant Romer, Mary Black, David Tatham, and William Siles.
    FACE TO FACE: M. W. Hopkins & Noah North.

    Edition: First printing, a large trade paperback.

    Lexington, MA: Museum of Our National Heritage, 1989. First edition - Monograph on these two nineteenth century upstate New York portrait painters, issued in conjuction with an exhibition of their work. As mention in the introduction by Barbara Franco, this represents the culmination of 13 years of research and its publication comes at a time when there is increasing debate about the definition and significance of folk art. In addition to many plates - including 8 in full color - of the works of these two "naive" or primitive artists, there is much information on their lives and that of their sitters by Jacqueline Oak. Also includes essays on 'The Genesee Country, 1790-1860' by William H. SIles, on 'Artisan…

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    Lexington, MA: Museum of Our National Heritage, 1989. First edition - Monograph on these two nineteenth century upstate New York portrait painters, issued in conjuction with an exhibition of their work. As mention in the introduction by Barbara Franco, this represents the culmination of 13 years of research and its publication comes at a time when there is increasing debate about the definition and significance of folk art. In addition to many plates - including 8 in full color - of the works of these two "naive" or primitive artists, there is much information on their lives and that of their sitters by Jacqueline Oak. Also includes essays on 'The Genesee Country, 1790-1860' by William H. SIles, on 'Artisan Painting in America' by Mary Black, on 'The Daguerrotype as a Portrait Medium' by Grant Romer and more, 124 pp. ISBN: 0-962110779.

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    Condition: Near fine in stiff illustrated covers (upper corner slightly bumped)

    Book ID: 45364
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  • LIDL STADT ( LIDL TOWN ) by Immendorff, Jorg
    Immendorff, Jorg
    LIDL STADT ( LIDL TOWN )

    Edition: First US printing, a large format trade paperback. .

    New York: Anton Kern Gallery, (2001). First edition - Originally published in Germany in 1968, this edition was published on the occasion of the exhibition Lidl (Fluxus) Works and Recent Paintings, January 17 through February 17, 2001 at the Anton Kern Gallery. Illustrated throughout. Unpaginated (32 pp). ISBN: 188501323X.

    Condition: Fine in black and white stapled wrappers.

    Book ID: 62103
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  • THE NAVAJO BLANKET by Kahlenberg, Mary Hunt and Anthony Berlant.
    Kahlenberg, Mary Hunt and Anthony Berlant.
    THE NAVAJO BLANKET

    Edition: First printing, a large trade paperback.

    Los Angeles & New York: Los Angeles County Museum of Art / Praeger, (1972). First edition - Catalogue of an exhibition first held at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, June 27 to August 27, 1972. Exhibition showing history, techniques, materials, and stylistic development ofthe intricate blankets of the Navajo from the earliest surviving examples through to the classical period of the 1880s. Illustrated with both full color and black and white blankets and vintage photographs. Notes, bibliography. Large format. 112 pp. ISBN: 0-875870503.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated tan wrappers (corners slightly bumped)

    Book ID: 69060
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  • DER GEFRORENE LEOPARD / THE FROZEN LEOPARD. 2 Bande (2 volumes in slipcase). by Kluser, Bernd
    Kluser, Bernd
    DER GEFRORENE LEOPARD / THE FROZEN LEOPARD. 2 Bande (2 volumes in slipcase).

    Edition: First edition.

    Munich: Galerie Bernd Kluser, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - Exhibition catalogue. Bilingual edition: English-German. Volume One includes works by Georg Baselitz, Per Kirkeby, Enzo Cucchi, Juliao Sarmento, Mimmo Paladino, Axel Katz, James Brown, Nicholas Africano, A.R. Penck and Donald Baechler; Volume Two features Jannis Kounellis, Maichael Byron, Rebecca Horn, Martin Disler, A.&P. Poirier, Stephan Blankenhol, Jan Fabre, Christian Boltanski and Tony Cragg. Illustrated in full color throughout. ISBN: 3925219102.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jackets in a fine glossy white slipcase.

    Book ID: 57996
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  • PETER MAIER: ICONS AND IMAGES: BEYOND REALISM by Maier, Peter. Foreword by Louis A. Zona.
    Maier, Peter. Foreword by Louis A. Zona.
    PETER MAIER: ICONS AND IMAGES: BEYOND REALISM

    Edition: First edition.

    [Auburn Hills, Michigan:] DaimlerChrysler [1999]. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Published for an exhibit held in Auburn Hills, Michigan in October 1999 - the first comprehensive exhibition of the work of this automobile designer turned artist. His striking photorealistic paintings form an intriguing mix of images capturing people, machines and nature. An association copy INSCRIBED on the verso of the front endpaper to noted Los Angeles attorney and art collector Fred Nicholas - he includes the comment "One day we will have a major exhibition out in California & I trust you will be there - " Among other things, Nicholas was the chair of the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art and he oversaw the construction of the…

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    [Auburn Hills, Michigan:] DaimlerChrysler [1999]. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Published for an exhibit held in Auburn Hills, Michigan in October 1999 - the first comprehensive exhibition of the work of this automobile designer turned artist. His striking photorealistic paintings form an intriguing mix of images capturing people, machines and nature. An association copy INSCRIBED on the verso of the front endpaper to noted Los Angeles attorney and art collector Fred Nicholas - he includes the comment "One day we will have a major exhibition out in California & I trust you will be there - " Among other things, Nicholas was the chair of the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art and he oversaw the construction of the Walt Disney Concert Hall. As attorney he handled the complicated affairs of artist Sam Francis after his death. Reproduces 31 works in full color. Large square format. Laid in is a single glossy sheet on one of Maier's works, Madison Avenue at Speed.

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    Condition: Near fine in illustrated black paper over boards (some rubbing to the sides of the spine and the corners.) Uncommon.

    Book ID: 61629
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  • DEEPER THAN SWORDS: Celebrating the Work of George R. R. Martin. by Martin, George R. R.; John Picacio, illustrator; Todd Samuelson and Cait Coker, editor and curator.
    Martin, George R. R.; John Picacio, illustrator; Todd Samuelson and Cait Coker, editor and curator.
    DEEPER THAN SWORDS: Celebrating the Work of George R. R. Martin.

    Edition: First printing.

    [College Station]: Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, Texas A & M University Libraries, 2013. SIGNED first edition - A beautifully illustrated catalogue for an exhibition held in the Spring of 2013. Includes essays by Cait Coker on Martin as the American Tolkien, by Stephen Smith on the beginnings of the collection and by Lisa Tuttle. Illustrated in full color throughout. SIGNED by George Martin on the title page, and by artists John Picacio (at the essay "about the artist") and Lee Moyer on the page highlighting his illustrations. Slightly oversized square format. 96 pp.

    Condition: Fine in black illustrated wrappers (as new)

    Book ID: 64523
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  • CRIMES AND SPLENDORS: The Desert Cantos of Richard Misrach. by [Misrach, Richard] Anne Wilkes Tucker, text. Essay by Rebecca Solnit.
    [Misrach, Richard] Anne Wilkes Tucker, text. Essay by Rebecca Solnit.
    CRIMES AND SPLENDORS: The Desert Cantos of Richard Misrach.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Bulfinch Press / Little Brown, (1996) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first comprehensive survey of Richard Misrach's epic work-in-progress - The Desert Canto - this also served as the exhibition catalogue for a retrospective organized by The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, from June 2 to August 25, 1996 and in Tucson, Tacoma, Chicago and Honolulu through 1998. "The beauty, mystery, and abuse of the American desert are topics explored by Richard Misrach in his breathtaking Desert Cantos series, one of the most ambitious and innovative photographic projects of our time. Evolving over the course of two decades, the series now comprises eighteen numbered and named subseries, or cantos, and a prologue. With subjects as diverse as…

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    Boston: Bulfinch Press / Little Brown, (1996) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first comprehensive survey of Richard Misrach's epic work-in-progress - The Desert Canto - this also served as the exhibition catalogue for a retrospective organized by The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, from June 2 to August 25, 1996 and in Tucson, Tacoma, Chicago and Honolulu through 1998. "The beauty, mystery, and abuse of the American desert are topics explored by Richard Misrach in his breathtaking Desert Cantos series, one of the most ambitious and innovative photographic projects of our time. Evolving over the course of two decades, the series now comprises eighteen numbered and named subseries, or cantos, and a prologue. With subjects as diverse as a military base in Utah, a man-made flood in California, sublime skies in Arizona, and arts happenings in Nevada, [his] images raise probing and compelling questions about contemporary society's relationship to the desert. Included in this beautifully illustrated book are more than sixty Desert Cantos photographs that have never before been published, as well as some of the artist's best-known and most-admired images." Contains 160 color and 10 black and white illustrations. Text by Anne Wilkes Tucker and an essay "Scapeland" by Rebecca Solnit. Chronology compiled by Lauri Nelson. Large oblong format. 191 pp. ISBN: 0-821222546.

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    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (stamp with previous owner's name, upper corner of back cover slightly bumped, some creasing to top edge of dj).

    Book ID: 78898
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  • THE FIRST PRINTERS AND THEIR BOOKS; A Catalogue of an Exhibition Commemorating the Five Hundredth Anniversary of the Invention of Printing. by Mongan, Elizabeth and Edwin Wolf.
    Mongan, Elizabeth and Edwin Wolf.
    THE FIRST PRINTERS AND THEIR BOOKS; A Catalogue of an Exhibition Commemorating the Five Hundredth Anniversary of the Invention of Printing.

    Edition: First printing.

    Philadelphia: The Free Library of Philadelphia, 1940. First edition - Illustrated exhibition catalogue. Includes 64 incunabula from Gutenberg and his Bible through Wynkyn de Worde, in Westminster in 1500, with information on the printers as well as the books themselves. 94 pp

    Condition: Very good in stiff cream wrappers (some toning to the pages and covers, minor wear to yapped edges.)

    Book ID: 57648
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  • ALBERT MARQUET, 1875-1947. by Morley, Grace L. McCann and Marcelle Marquet.
    Morley, Grace L. McCann and Marcelle Marquet.
    ALBERT MARQUET, 1875-1947.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Art, 1952. First edition - Catalogue issued in conjunction with the 1958 retrospective memorial exhibition of work by French Fauvist Albert Marquet. Includes an introduction by his wife Marcelle (who loaned many works from her own collection to this exhibition), and an essay by Grace L. McCann Morley. The checklist cites 229 pieces, including illustrated books; 31 are pictured in the catalogue. 31 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated gray stapled wrappers.

    Book ID: 74474
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  • RECLAMATION AND TRANSFORMATION: Three Self-Taught Chicago Artists: David Philpot, Mr. Imagination (Gregory Warmack), Kevin Orth. by Patterson, Tom; Artists: David Philpot, Mr. Imagination [Gregory Warmack], Kevin Orth.
    Patterson, Tom; Artists: David Philpot, Mr. Imagination [Gregory Warmack], Kevin Orth.
    RECLAMATION AND TRANSFORMATION: Three Self-Taught Chicago Artists: David Philpot, Mr. Imagination (Gregory Warmack), Kevin Orth.

    Edition: First printing, a large format trade paperback.

    Chicago: Terra Museum of American Art, (1994.). First edition - Book produced in connection with an exhibit mounted at the Terra Musuem in 1994. Profusely illustrated in color with many wonderful examples of "outsider art" of fascinating originality. The informative essays by Tom Patterson gives each artist a chance to describe their art in their own words. Includes a chronology of each artist, and a checklist of the exhibition (278 works). Large format. 104 pp. ISBN: 0-932171-079.

    Condition: Fine in stiff illustrated wrappers (a new copy)

    Book ID: 31961
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  • ALAN POST - Oil Paintings and Acrylic on Paper - HELEN POST - Bronze and Clay Sculpture. by Post, Alan & Helen, art; text by Harold Pepperell.
    Post, Alan & Helen, art; text by Harold Pepperell.
    ALAN POST - Oil Paintings and Acrylic on Paper - HELEN POST - Bronze and Clay Sculpture.

    Edition: First printing.

    Sacramento, CA: Soloman Dubnick Gallery, 1998. SIGNED first edition - Exhibition catalogue, illustrated in black and white and with full color plates. SIGNED on the title page by both artists. Includes exhibition list, articles and reviews. Oblong format. Unpaginated [20 pp.]

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy white stapled wrappers.

    Book ID: 53551
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  • [Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886 - 1967] Farmer, David, compiler; introduction by Edmund Blunden.
    SIEGFRIED SASSOON: A MEMORIAL EXHIBITION.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Austin, TX: Humanities Research Center / The University of Texas at Austin, 1969. First edition - Catalogue for an exhibition at the Academic Center Library at the University of Texas, September - December, 1969. Two years after his death, this exhibition was designed to honor Sassoon as a poet and as a man. Complied by David Farmer, introduction by fellow war poet and close friend, Edmund Blunden. Illustrated with black and white photos. Issued in an edition of 2100 copies (although not stated, 2000 copies were in wrappers, 100 in boards), designed by David Price. Index. 68 pp plus colophon.

    Condition: Fine in tan illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 80130
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  • SMALL RAIN PAINTINGS. by Smith, Lucien.
    Smith, Lucien.
    SMALL RAIN PAINTINGS.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: OHWOW, (2012). Hardcover first edition - Catalogue issued to accompany the exhibition "Seven Rain Paintings" at OHWOW, Los Angeles, September 15 - October 20, 2012. Includes 31 full-color reproductions from his rain paintings series. Square format. 68 pp.

    Condition: Fine in ivory boards with brown stamped titles.

    Book ID: 71681
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  • (The American Institute Of Graphic Arts)
    FIFTY BOOKS OF THE YEAR 1949. 1950 EXHIBITION.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The American Institute Of Graphic Arts, 1950. Hardcover first edition - The 1950 exhibition was the 28th Annual Exhibition, opening April 4, 1950 in Boston, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Washington. A selection of 50 of the best books of 1949 (out of ten thousand), chosen on the basis of typography, design, content, quality of manufacture and significance. Each book is illustrated with pictures of the binding, title page and one interior page. Indexes. Unpaginated, but a slim book.

    Condition: Very good in black cloth with a yellow cloth spine.

    Book ID: 40817
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  • TRADING EIGHTS: THE KEEPSAKE OF TWO EXHIBITIONS. by The Departments of Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Virginia Library.
    The Departments of Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Virginia Library.
    TRADING EIGHTS: THE KEEPSAKE OF TWO EXHIBITIONS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Library. (1987). First edition - Introduction by Kimberly Chambers, afterword by Joan C. St. Crane, curator of American Literature Collection at UVA Library. Includes selections ranging from Frederick Douglass to Charles H. Rowell, including Houston Baker, Jay Wright, Albert Murray, Zora Hurston, Robert Stepto, Toi Derricote, Rita Dove, Gerald Barrax and more. Illustrated throughout with photographs. One of 2500 copies. Unpaginated (48 pp) A slim volume.

    Condition: Fine in stapled wrappers.

    Book ID: 70841
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  • Thomas, Mary Augusta (foreword by Nancy E. Gwinn, essays by Michael Dirda and Storrs Olson.)
    AN ODYSSEY IN PRINT: Adventures in the Smithsonian Libraries.

    Edition: First printing.

    Washington & London: Smithsonian Institution Press, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A beautiful and lavishly produced exhibition catalogue for The Grolier Club exhibition from May to August 2001 entitled "Voyages: A Smithsonian Libraries Exhibition " and the same exhibition at the Smithsonian Libraries Gallery from May 2002 to May 2003 under the title used in this book. Includes a foreword by Nancy E. Gwinn, essays by Michael Dirda and Storrs Olson. The exhibition (and this book) is divided into three major sections - Journeys over Land and Sea, Journeys of the Mind, Journeys of the Imagination - and features book about flight, travel, exploration, natural history, children's books, book arts, architecture and more, fully illustrated in black…

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    Washington & London: Smithsonian Institution Press, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A beautiful and lavishly produced exhibition catalogue for The Grolier Club exhibition from May to August 2001 entitled "Voyages: A Smithsonian Libraries Exhibition " and the same exhibition at the Smithsonian Libraries Gallery from May 2002 to May 2003 under the title used in this book. Includes a foreword by Nancy E. Gwinn, essays by Michael Dirda and Storrs Olson. The exhibition (and this book) is divided into three major sections - Journeys over Land and Sea, Journeys of the Mind, Journeys of the Imagination - and features book about flight, travel, exploration, natural history, children's books, book arts, architecture and more, fully illustrated in black and white, sepia tone, and full color - sometimes with 2 or more photographs for one book. INSCRIBED on the title page by Thomas, the curator of the show, who also wrote an essay on the history of the Smithsonian Libraries for this book. Index. Large format. 179 pp. Map illustrated endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. ISBN: 1-588340368.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket. (small nick to bottom edge of front cover of dj and at fold.)

    Book ID: 37085
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  • LIFE AND AFTERLIFE IN BENIN. by Van Gelder. Alex, editor.
    Van Gelder. Alex, editor.
    LIFE AND AFTERLIFE IN BENIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & London: Phaidon Press, (2005) dj. Hardcover first edition - Edited and with a Preface by Alex Van Gelder. Introduction by Thomas Seelig. Essay on "Life and afterlife in Benin" by Okwui Enwezor. Black and white photographs by nine Benin photographers - Benoit Adjovi, Jean Agbetagbo, Joseph Moise Agbodjelou, Bouraima Akodji, LŽon Ayekoni, Christophe Mahoukpe, SŽbastien Mehinto and others - most from the 1960s and 1970s. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland. Large format. 132 pp plus final photograph and biographies. . ISBN: 0-7148-45132.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 61509
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