All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1930 item #421144 (stock #05.235)
An original 1929 issue of German art & nude magazine "ASA". Nr.5. - 36 pages with numerous full nude images, many full page. The ASA magazine boasted to be a publication for "BODY, ART AND NEW LIFE".
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #420834 (stock #05.320)
Ecstasy-Tanzfotografie der Zwanziger Jahre

SMPK, Berlin, 1996, 41 pages, softcover with stapled pictorial wraps, 10" by 8.5". Text in German.

Excellent catalog produced in conjunction with an exhibition of vintage photos of German modern dance of the 1920's and 1930's. Well printed with 30 full-page plates highlighting the German avant-garde, with images of Mary Wigman, Valeska Gert, Edith von Schrenck, and Harald Kreutzberg, among others...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #416624 (stock #05.300)
Enyeart, James
BRUGUIERE: His Photographs and His Life

NY: Knopf, 1977 First Printing. Bruguiere was an early pioneer and proponent of avant-garde photography. He worked with multiple exposures and, like his contemporary Man Ray, experimented with solarization and surreal image-making. Fine.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Contemporary item #416249 (stock #05.300)
Julian Cox
Spirit into Matter: The Photographs of Edmund Teske

J. Paul Getty Trust Publications, 2004. paperback: 154 pages.

Edmund Teske (1911-1996) was one of the alchemists of twentieth-century American photography. Over a sixty-year period, he created a diverse body of work that explored the expressive and emotional potentials of the medium...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #415781
1968 Hard cover published by Associated Press; includes the work of AP writers, photographers, and editors. 1st Edition bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering to the spine and front board. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white and color photographs. Some wear to the board edges; pages yellowing otherwise in good condition. No dj.256 pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1910 item #414903
PISO'S POCKET-BOOK ALMANAC FOR 1905. Warren, PA: The Piso Co.; (1904). 27th Series. Original printed paper wrappers. The back cover with retailer's imprint: F.D. Morris & Co., Montrose, Pa. Measures 1 15/16ths inches by 1 1/4 inches. The text includes a calendar, Church Days, eclipses, phases of the moon, etc, - as well as advertisements for Piso's remedies. Light stain on cover and first few pages otherwise in very good condition...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1837 VR item #411119
Eric J.Phillips Antiques
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This is the LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, BY JOHN MARSHALL. Published by JAMES CRISSY, PHILADELPHIA, 1839. Two Volumes; 5 3/4" X 8 5/8"; VOL. I has 460 pages & VOL. II has 448 pages; Leather covers; edge and corner wear; interior foxing, grade is VG. ANTIQUE SET for the Collector here
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1950 item #411116
This is the OUTSTANDING ART BOOK: FRENCH ART OF THE 18TH CENTURY, 1957 SIMON & SCHUSTER. 231p; folio size; 650 pictures of PAINTINGS, INTERIORS, and OBJETS D'ART. From a Virginia, U.S.A. Estate condition is VG ~ NF.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #411114
This is the ANTIQUE BOOK: SARTOR RESARTUS BY THOMAS CARLYLE. This Small Volume is duodecimo size with 332p; light foxing interior end pages; grade is VG+. Note the NOUVEAU Flower Cover Decorataions. No date found; however, we can date this SMALL VOLUME circa 1900. *****More info: Author: Carlyle, Thomas. Domain: Philosophy, Literature. Genre: Prose fiction...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Contemporary item #409722 (stock #05.298)
Spirit+Flesh, Fakir Musafar

Fakir Musafar is known worldwide for his fifty years of research and personal exploration into primitive body decoration and rituals. Since he began his work in the 1940's, Fakir has been steadfastly documenting himself and others with the camera, recording the interaction of spirit and flesh during body rituals, modifications, and decorations...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #409535 (stock #05.297)
Burroughs, William [intro.]
Submission: JIMMY DE SANA: Photographs 1977-1978.

Scat Publications, New York 1979. First Edition. 4to, photo pictorial wrappers. Introduction by William S. Burroughs. 29 plates from photographs by De Sana. A series of explicit, and often disturbing, photographs of bondage, sado-masochism, etc. Signed by De Sana. Near fine.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #409526 (stock #05.295)
Barbara Ulrich The Hot Girls of Weimar Berlin

A sister to Feral House’s innovative Voluptuous Panic, by Mel Gordon, The Hot Girls of Weimar Berlin investigates four aspects of European sexuality before Nazism took hold and devastated a remarkably open-minded culture that occurred four decades prior to America’s sexual revolution.

Author Barbara Ulrich opens her exploration of the period with "Awake In a Dream," in which pagan holidays are celebrated with fashionable masquera...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #409464 (stock #05.290)
Hedwig Müller/Frank-Manuel Peter/Garnet Schuldt
DORE HOYER Tänzerin

Berlin : Edition Hentrich 1992. 240 p., 200 ill.

Dore HOYER (1911 - 1967)
During the 1950s and 1960s, Dore Hoyer was seen as one of the most important German protagonists of free/modern dance. She was often called "the last great representative of Ausdruckstanz" or Mary Wigman's "master student" (although she never actually was her student)...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1900 item #404948 (stock #8760)
Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects by Georgio Vasari

5 Vols. 12mo. Bound in Half green morocco, spines extra gilt, two red morocco labels each spine, with marbled boards, endpapers and edges. Published: London; George Bell, 1878.

Provenance: From the Library of Howard K. Smith.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #404347 (stock #05.261)
Edmund Kesting: Zum 100 Geburtstag. Gemalde, Arbeiten auf papier & fotografien

Galerie Bobele, Stuttgart, 1992. Exhibition catalog (3 September - 24 October 1992). Intro by Hedwig Dobele. Softcover wraps, 88 pages. Color & b/w illustrations of Kestings photographs, and artwork. Well done catalog. Fine.

Edmund KESTING (1892-1970)
During the 1920s, Kesting was at the center of the avant-garde movement in Germany, where he befriended Kurt Schwitters and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #404346 (stock #05.260)
Edmund Kesting: Gemalde, Zeichnungen und Farbige Blatter

Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden, 1988. Introduction Werner Schmidt. Softcover, 96 pages. Catalog for the exhibition Nov. 1988 - Jan...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #402557 (stock #05.253)
Lifson, Ben SAMARAS: PHOTOGRAPHS 1969-1986

Gordonsville, VA, U.S.A.: Aperture Foundation, Incorporated, 1988 Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. First Edition. 183 pp, 9 ¾" x 12 ½" oblong format, profusely illustrated in full-color. This is a comprehensive look at the body of photographic work produced by the very creative artist Lucas Samaras, starting with his earliest "AutoPolaroids" up through his portrait and large-scale work.

Greek born, Lucas SAMARAS is a photographer, painter, and sc...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #402272 (stock #05.252)
Borcoman, James
Magicians of Light: photographs from the collection of the National Gallery of Canada

Ottowa Nat'l Gallery of Canada 1993. oversized quality trade paperback. 295 pgs indexed. Stunning reproductions incl Alice Wells, Eikoh Hosoe, Morris Engel, Edmund Kesting, Anton Bruehl, many others. Illustrated by b/w & sepia photos. 1st paper edition. As new.