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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

Condition: Near Fine


[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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Rockwell on Rockwell: How I Make a Picture

By: Rockwell, Norman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York/Westport, CT, Watson-Guptill Publications in cooperation with Famous Artists School: 1979

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 2893

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, oatmeal cloth with black spine and cover titles, 25.8 by 33.3 cm, 176 pp., heavily illus. The hardcover is near fine with no writing or other marks; the jacket is fair with lots of small edge tears and chips (now in a fresh mylar sleeve for protection). From the front flap: “’I try to use each line, tone, color . . . each person, facial expression, gesture . . . for one supreme purpose—to tell a story.’ And here Norman Rockwell tell... View more info

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Painters of the Bauhaus

By: Roters, Eberhard; Anna Rose Cooper, trans.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Praeger Publishers: 1965

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2886

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, grey cloth with black spine titles and black Bauhaus design on front cover, 21.5 by 26.5 cm, 214 pp., illus. Hardcover is very good with a bookplate on the ffep; jacket is good with edge wear and a few small tears – three of which have old tape repairs on the back side of the jacket. “Although architecture was the chief concern of founder Walter Gropius, the Bauhaus school was dedicated to the unity of all the arts, especially in relatio... View more info

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Alberto Giacometti: Sculpture, Paintings, Drawings

By: Schneider, Angela

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Munich/London/New York, Prestel Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 2864

ISBN: 3791338714

Condition: Very Good +


Flexi-bound, 20 by 24.3 cm, 222 pp., illus. Faint signs of shelf wear to the wraps and a tiny red dot on the bottom edge of the textblock – appears unread. From the publisher: “While best-known for his spindly, attenuated figures, Giacometti also created brilliant work in two dimensions. This book offers a scholarly assessment of his entire oeuvre and underscores the continuity between the two phases of his career: the pre-1935 works, which included his Surrealist ... 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

Condition: Very Good +


[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

Condition: Very Good


[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

Condition: Very Good


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

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Charles McGee: Seeing Seventy

By: Shinners, Jacqueline; MaryAnn Wilkinson, essays

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Traverse City/Detroit, Dennos Museum Center, Northwestern Michigan College with the Detroit Institute of Arts: 1994

Edition: First Ed.

Seller ID: 2871

ISBN: 0895581418

Condition: Very Good +


Staple-bound, card wraps, 21.5 by 27.7 cm, 32 pp., illus. in color. Only the faintest signs of shelf wear to the wraps. Published to celebrate an exhibition for the artist’s seventieth birthday, this booklet features McGee’s “Noah’s Ark” series. McGee (1924 –) was born in South Carolina but moved to Detroit when he was 10. In 2008, McGee was named the first Kresge Eminent Artist, administered by the College for Creative Studies (Detroit), and in early 201... 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

Condition: Very Good


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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trigon 67: ambiente/environment, Vol. 2 [Contemporary Art, Architecture]

By: Skreiner, Wilfried, ed.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Graz, Austria, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum: 1967

Edition: First Ed.

Seller ID: 2869

Condition: Good


Mylar and tissue wraps, 23 by 23.5 cm, [84] pp. with glossy and tissue leaves, heavily illus. The fragile spine is separated into several signatures, otherwise very good with light scuffing to the mylar. An exhibition catalog focusing on the contemporary arts, design, and sculpture of Austria, Italy, and Yugoslavia. Aside from the artists’ names, there is no text. “For the occasion of Ambiente/Environment, the 1967 Trigon Biennale in Graz, artists from Austria,... View more info

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Exquisite Corpse: Writing on Buildings

By: Sorkin, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London/New York, Verso: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2780

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, 16 by 24 cm, x 364 [1] pp. The hardcover is very good with light bumping to the spine ends, gently read if at all; the jacket is very good with faint yellowing and fading on the spine. From the publisher: “‘Exquisite Corpse’ was a game played by the surrealists in which someone drew on a piece of paper, folded it and passed it to the next person to draw on until, finally, the sheet was opened to reveal a calculated yet random compositi... 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

ISBN: 8489771804

Condition: Very Good


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

Image for Henry Moore: The Reclining Figure - SIGNED by Henry Moore

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

ISBN: 0918881129

Condition: Good +


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

Image for Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection [Outsider Art]

Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection [Outsider Art]

By: Stone, Lisa

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Munich, Prestel with The Milwaukee Art Museum: 2012

Seller ID: 2876

ISBN: 3791364057

Condition: As New


Softcover, 24.3 by 31.7 cm, 216 pp., illus. As new, still sealed in the publisher’s shrink wrap. From the publisher: “This dazzling and wide-ranging collection of self-taught art celebrates pure, uninhibited expression. Encompassing nearly 300 works, the Anthony Petullo collection is one of the most impressive compilations of outsider art in the United States. This exhibition catalog commemorates the gift of the collection to the Milwaukee Art Museum. It includes l... View more info

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Think with the Senses, Feel with the Mind: Art in the Present Tense (52nd International Art Exhibition) [3 Volumes]

By: Storr, Robert, Director

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli International Publications, Inc.: 2007

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2854

ISBN: 0847830012

Condition: Near Fine


Three softcover volumes in sleeve, 22.9 by 25.3 cm, [xxviii] 392; [xii] 338; 91 pp., vols. I and II are heavily illustrated. Near fine with only light signs of use and a 25 mm tear on the fore-edge of the first leaf in Vol. I. From the publisher: “Curated by the esteemed former MOMA curator Robert Storr, the goal of the 52nd International Exhibition of Visual Arts is to define the new century-110 years after the first Biennale. This year's exhibition is a presentatio... 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

Condition: Near Fine


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

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

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

Condition: Very Good


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

Image for Prints by Utagawa Hiroshige in the James A. Michener Collection, Volumes 1 and 2

Prints by Utagawa Hiroshige in the James A. Michener Collection, Volumes 1 and 2

By: Tadashi, Kobayashi; Howard A. Link

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Honolulu Academy of Arts: 1991

Seller ID: 2867

Condition: Very Good


Wraps, two volumes in matching slipcase, 21 by 29.5 cm, 167; 64 pp., Vol. 1 illustrated in full color, Vol. 2 illustrated in black and white. Both volumes are very good with only minor rubbing and edge wear; the slipcase—with bright gilt spine and cover titles—is very good with some very light scratches and minor edge and corner wear. “The crown jewel of the [Honolulu Academy of Art] museum’s Japanese art holdings is its collection of more than 10,000 Japanese ... 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

Condition: Near Fine


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

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Candykiller: The Trash-Culture Picture Book, Issue Number One

By: Taylor, Brian

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dundee, Scotland, XL5 Novelties: 2005

Seller ID: 1423

Condition: Fine


Taylor, Brian. Candykiller: The Trash-Culture Picture Book, Issue Number One. Dundee, Scotland: XL5 Novelties, 2005. Glossy wraps, 21.4 by 28 cm, [82] pp., illustrated in full-color. Fine. “A collection of illustrations, design ideas, and assorted visual ramblings,” with an emphasis on new art and design, designer toys, tattoo motifs, etc. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB, IOBA) is an open shop dedi... View more info