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Show Posters: The Art and Practice of Making Gig Posters

By: Pat Jones; Ben Nunery

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Print: 2016

Seller ID: 2609


Hardcover with dust jacket, 21 by 26 cm, 207 pp., heavily illus. in full color. New, unread copy. “Design meets music in a one-of-a-kind tour! Powerhouse Factories takes you beyond album covers to teach you all about the art that drives today's biggest shows and festivals. Show Posters offers a visual timeline of the big players in the music industry, from The Black Keys and Passion Pit to Phantogram and Real Estate, as well as the posters that launched their shows-... View more info

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Maori Art

By: Phillipps, W.J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand, Harry H. Tombs Limited: 1946

Seller ID: 2301


Staple-bound self-wraps with color cover, 18.5 by 24.8 cm, [ii] 43 pp., illus. Fair with corner and edge wear, and the cover are nearly detached—hanging on by just a few centimeters of paper. A collection of Phillips’ articles on the Maori with well-illustrated chapters on Maori carving, houses, ancestor reverence, burial-chests, the Maori church at Otaki, and the Arawa. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. View more info

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Bettie Kline

By: Prince, Richard

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Paris, Purple Institute: 2012

Seller ID: 1392


Paris: Purple Institute, 2012. Fine. Prince, Richard. Bettie Kline. Paris: Purple Institute, 2012. Perfect-bound wraps, 14.8 by 19 cm, not paginated (112 pp.). Fine. Originally published by the Gagosian Gallery in 2009, this scaled-down version was published in conjunction with the 20th anniversary of the fashion magazine Purple (See also the next item). An artist book by Prince based on the premise that Franz Kline used Irving Klaw’s photos of Bettie Page –... View more info

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Yea Yea Yea [Stuart Sutcliffe]

By: Prince, Richard [Stuart Sutcliffe]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harper's Books: 2013

Edition: Limited ed

Seller ID: 1403


Prince, Richard. Yea Yea Yea. East Hampton, New York: Harper’s Books, 2013, edition of 500. Staple-bound wraps, 20.3 by 28 cm, 10 pp., illus. Fine. An appreciation of the painter Stuart Sutcliffe, published in conjunction with the exhibition “Stuart Sutcliffe: Yea Yea Yea,” which was curated by Prince. This copy includes the original rack card promoting the show (14.6 by 22.2 cm, single-sided, fine) and an eight-page, accordion-fold pamphlet (10.1 by 15.2 cm, ... View more info

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Walead Beshty: Pulleys, Cogwheels, Mirrors, and Windows

By: Proctor, Jacob; James Christen Stewart, foreword

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Museum of Art: 2009

Seller ID: 2616


First in the UMMA Projects series. Wraps, 16.5 by 25.5 cm, 57 pp., illus. Very good with light wear on the spine. A well-illustrated exhibition catalog for the LA-based artist. Although Beshty is most known for his work in photography, his bodies of work span a large variety of media including sculpture, painting, installation, and video. In regard to medium distinctions, he has emphasized that he “tr[ies] to consider each body of work on its own terms, discretely,... View more info

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Lisa Anne Auerbach

By: Proctor, Jacob; Julia Bryan-Wilson, foreword

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Museum of Art: 2010

Seller ID: 2617


UMMA Projects 2. Wraps, 16.5 by 25.3 cm, 46 [14] pp., illus. Near fine, unread copy. A well-illustrated exhibition catalog for the LA-based textile artist, zine writer, and photographer. She is best known for her knitting works with humorous political commentary, as featured in this volume. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB) is dedicated to offering fine... View more info

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ArtReview Magazine, Issue 38, 2010, with Paul McCarthy's Pig Island 2003-2009

By: Rappolt, Mark; Paul McCarthy

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, ArtReview: 2010

Seller ID: 1395


Rappolt, Mark; Paul McCarthy. Pig Island 2003-2009, ArtReview Magazine Supplement. London: ArtReview, Issue 38, January-February 2010. Complete set, including: ArtReview magazine, Issue 38, glossy wraps, 23 by 30 cm, 130 pp., near fine with only faint signs of shelf wear, a U.S. market price label on the front cover, and a small spot of peeled laminate where, presumably, another label was removed; the Pig Island artist supplement, glossy wraps, 23 by 30 cm, not pagina... View more info

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Dada?sme Surréalisme Tchèque Futurisme Italien et Russe Écrivains du XXe Siècle - Dada, Surrealism

By: Renaud, Paul; M. Claude Oterelo

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Paris, Drouot Richelieu: 1997

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 1086


[Art] Renaud, Paul; M. Claude Oterelo. Dada?sme Surréalisme Tchèque Futurisme Italien et Russe Écrivains du XXe Siècle. Paris: Drouot Richelieu, 1997. Wraps, 6 5/8 by 9 1/2-inches, 84 pp. Near fine with only a faint touch of wear at the corners. From the 1997 sale of Dada, Czech Surrealism, Italian Futurism, and twentieth century Russian writers conducted by Paul Renaud and M. Claude Oterelo at Drouot Richelieu in Paris. Three-hundred and twenty-one lots with ... View more info

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John Currin

By: Robert Rosenblum

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 2003

Seller ID: 713


Currin, John; Robert Rosenblum. John Currin. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2010, presumed first (only) edition. Hardcover with decorative boards, 9 1/4 by 11 1/4-inches, 120 pp. New, still sealed in the publisher's shrinkwrap. A much-needed monograph of Currin's career. Publishers Weekly said "his paintings' smoothly executed combination of droll social commentary, offhand reference to old masters and va-va-va-voom sexuality is hard to look away from-and easy to argue... View more info

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A Private Eye: Dada, Surrealism, and More from the Brandt Collection

By: Robinson, Frank; Andrea Inselmann; Francis M. Naumann

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Ithaca, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University: 2006

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 1087


[Art] Robinson, Frank; Andrea Inselmann; Francis M. Naumann. A Private Eye: Dada, Surrealism, and More from the Brandt Collection. Ithaca, New York: Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, 2006. Wraps, 8 1/2 by 12-inches, 160 pp. Near fine with only faint wear to the corners. Heavily illustrated, full-color exhibition catalogue featuring works by Bellmer, Dali, Duchamp, Ernst, Grosz, Kandinsky, Magritte, Picabia, Schwitters, Tanguy, twenty-nine works b... View more info

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Sculptural Concerns: Contemporary American Metalworking

By: Schroeder, Robert, ed.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, The Contemporary Arts Center: 1993

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 1398


[Sculpture, Metalwork] Schroeder, Robert, ed. Sculptural Concerns: Contemporary American Metalworking. Cincinnati: The Contemporary Arts Center, 1993, first edition. Perfect-bound wraps, 14.1 by 21.6 cm, 186 pp., illus. Minor wear to wraps and corners. Heavily illustrated in full color, this exhibition guide features the work of fifty-two metalwork artists. Includes the essays “Metalsmithing at Midcentury” by Jeannine Falino and “Strategies for Interpretatio... View more info

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L’Archibras/Le Surrealisme Nos. 1, 2 and 3 - Journal of Surrealism, Surrealist Art

By: Schuster, Jean, ed.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Paris, Le Terrain Vague: 1967-68

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 1088


[Art] Schuster, Jean, ed. L’Archibras/Le Surrealisme Nos. 1, 2 and 3. Paris: Le Terrain Vague, 1967-68. The first three issues (of seven) of L’Archibras, including issue 1 (April 1967), issue 2 (October 1967), and issues 3 (March 1968). Wraps, 8 3/8 by 10 5/8-inches, 79 [20] pp., 87 [16] pp., 93 [16] pp. Text in French. All three have rubbing to the wraps and light corner wear. Issue two has a chip from the lower corner of the back cover. Short-lived but infl... View more info

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Elbert Hubbard of East Aurora - Signed

By: Shay, Felix

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Wm. H. Wise & Co.: 1926

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1935


Brown cloth with paper spine label and blindstamped cover decorations, dust jacket, 16 by 22 cm, 553 pp. plus colophon, illus. The hardcover is near fine with the faintest signs of wear at the foot of the spine, a previous owner’s address stamp (Helen Curtis, Ontario, New York) in the lower margin of the title page, and evidence of something having been glued and then removed from the gutter of the title page (possibly an errata slip or similar). The dust wrapper has... View more info

Jonas: Etude De L'Oeuvre Du Sculpteur, Precedee De Quelques Texts d'Introduction a La Sculpture Contemporaine [Jonas: Study Of The Work Of The Sculptor, Preceded by Introductory Essays on Contemporary Sculpture]

By: Siegfried Gindertael, R.V. Jonas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions Anthropos: 1969

Seller ID: 153


Paris: Editions Anthropos, 1969. Very Good/poor. Paris: Editions Anthropos, 1969. Very Good/poor. Paris: Editions Anthropos, 1969. 125pp with 38 monochrome plates and 66 monochrome illustrations. Cloth 25.5x21.5cms. Brief essays on Cubism, Dada and Surrealism, Expressionism and on his contemporaries: Laurens, Arp, Brancusi and Gonzalez are followed by a study of the work of the Swiss-born Russian (b.1909) and catalogue of the works. Hardcover is very good with only... View more info

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Mike Kelley

By: Stals, José Lebrero, ed

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Consorci del Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona: 1997

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 731


Barcelona: Consorci del Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, 1997. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. [Mike Kelley ] Stals, José Lebrero, ed. Mike Kelley. Barcelona: Consorci del Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, 1997, first edition. Wraps, 8 1/2 by 10 1/2-inches, 150 pp. Light rubbing and a few faint scratches to the wraps, a tiny remainder dot on the bottom edge, and one paragraph is circled in pencil on page 20. No other writing or marks. A heav... View more info

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Henry Moore: The Reclining Figure - SIGNED by Henry Moore

By: Steven W. Rosen, et al

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Columbus, Columbus Museum Of Art: 1984

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 841


Columbus: Columbus Museum Of Art, 1984. Paperback. Good +. Bishop, Budd Harris; Steven W. Rosen; David Mitchinson; Henry Moore, et al. Henry Moore: The Reclining Figure. Columbus, Ohio: Columbus Museum of Art, 1984. Wraps, 12 by 9-inches, 148 pp. Light corner and edge wear with rubbing and a few light spots and scratches to the wraps. SIGNED by Henry Moore on the first leaf: “From Henry Moore.” Heavily illustrated, primarily in black and white with some color... View more info

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Acher Snowmann [Design, Art]

By: Studio Achermann

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Zurich, Studio Acherman: 2008

Seller ID: 1391


Studio Achermann. Acher Snowmann. Zurich: Studio Acherman, 2008. Illustrated boards with plastic sleeve, 20 by 25 cm, not paginated (40 pp.), illus. Near fine with minor rubbing on the plastic sleeve. A prospectus, if you could call it that, for Studio Achermann, a Zurich-based design firm, that produces books, catalogues, company reports, corporate identities, campaigns, etc. Snowmann utilizes a series of photographs of snowmen as a vehicle to introduce their staf... View more info

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The Athenæum Gallery 1827-1873: The Boston Athenæum as an Early Patron of Art

By: Swan, Mabel Munson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Boston Athenæum: 1940

Seller ID: 2203


Navy cloth with gilt spine and cover titles, top edge gilt, 16.5 by 23 cm, xiv 312 pp., frontis plus 9 additional illustrations. Very good condition except for speckling and fading on the spine, and the fore edge and bottom 5 cm of the front cover. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB) is dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. First Editi... View more info

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The Drawing Book - A Survey of Drawing: The Primary Means of Expression

By: Tania Kovats, ed.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Black Dog Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 2561


Wraps, 21 by 25.5 cm, 317 pp., illus. An unread copy, near fine but for light bumping to the lower corner of the back cover and last 60 pages or so. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. "The works in The Drawing Book, by artists, architects, sculptors, scientists, filmmakers and thinkers of all descriptions, attest to the versatility and immediacy of drawing. From first thoughts to finely wrought, elaborate artworks, from the lightest sketch in pencil to... View more info

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Prints and Printmakers of New York State, 1825 – 1940

By: Tatham, David

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Syracuse, New York, Syracuse University Press: 1986

Seller ID: 1959


Black cloth with gilt and red spine titles, dust jacket, 21 by 22 cm, x 277 pp., illus. Near fine hardcover but for a previous owner’s name in pen on the ffep; the jacket is very good with only faint edge wear and a tiny tear on the top edge of the rear panel. From the front flap: "For well over a century, New York has been a microcosm of the art and craft of American printmaking. Until 1825, printmaking in America was almost entirely an artisan’s craft. Then, wi... View more info