All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1990 item #529857
COUSIN BEATTIE. A Memory of BEATRIX POTTER. By ULLA HYDE PARKER. (London): Frederick Warne, (1981). 12mo. A mint copy in original gilt-stamped boards and illustrated dust jacket. A wonderful and touching memoir by the author of her reminiscences of Beatrix Potter. The book includes photographs plus illustrations by Potter which were presented by her to Lady Hyde Parker. In mint condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #528574 (stock #06.125)
Man Ray: Photography and Its Double
Alain Sayag, Emmanuelle De I'Ecotais (Editor)

Gingko Press, 1998. Hardcover, 257 pages. New.

Man Ray (1890-1976), was one of the co-founders of New York Dada. When he arrived in Paris in the 1920s he was already friends with Duchamp and many Parisian Surrealists, who welcomed him with great enthusiasm...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #528186
Full Title: "The Memorial History of Boston, Including Suffolk County, Massachusetts, 1630-1880," complete in four volumes. James R. Osgood & Co., Boston, 1880. 3/4 Tan calf with marbled boards and foredges, some chipping at the top of the spine and hinge weakening on Volume 1; parts of top label on Volumes 3 & 4 missing, particularly on Volume 4. Otherwise, a clean nice set of this work. Illustrated throughout. 11 1/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #527774 (stock #06.124)
Making Mischief Dada Invades New York
Francis M. Naumann

New York: Whitney Museum of American Art and Harry N. Abrams, 1996. Hardcover with dust jacket. 8 x 10 1/2". 304 pages, 282 illustrations, 40 in color. New.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #527772 (stock #06.123)
Scalo, 1999. Published in conjunction with the exhibition (1998). Photographic works by three photographers, each of whom demonstrates an original preoccupation with the body, its instrumentalization and its sublimation. Illus., photos. 207p. Brand New.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 2000 item #527125 (stock #06.122)
L'Homme Curieux
Photographs by André Steiner. Text by Christian Bouqueret
Marval, Paris, 1999. 132 pp., numerous duotone illustrations, 8½x10¾".

A wildly experimental French photographer, Steiner's images push the boundaries of the modernist nude, still life, and portrait. Butterfly-like, his photographs reference Bill Brandt, Man Ray, Maret, List, and even, Riefenstahl.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #526011 (stock #06.120)
Francis Picabia: The Late Work 1933-1953
Zdenek Felix; Roberto Orth; Arnauld Pierre; Francis Picabia (Editor)

Hatje Cantz Verlag, 1998. Hard Cover. Large quarto, 159 pp. FINE, as new.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #525459 (stock #06.115)
 
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #523456 (stock #06.106)
Bouqueret, Christian
JEAN MORAL L'OEIL CAPTEUR

Marval, Paris, France, 1999. Soft Cover. New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 154 pages with French text. Catalogue of an exhibition held in Paris in 2000 and which will take place in the Musée de l'Elysée in Lausanne in autumn 2001 - 40 full-page b/w photographs...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #521872 (stock #06.099)
Georgia O'Keefe. A Portrait. 1978. Hardcover with dustjacket in slipcase.

New York: Viking/The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1978. First edition. 51 full-page plates by Stieglitz. Embossed paper covered boards. Fine in fine dustjacket with slipcase.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #521763 (stock #06.098)
Newton, Helmut
SLEEPLESS NIGHTS

NY: Congreve, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. Black boards with white lettering. Illustrated with both color and b/w photographs. Superb copy in an fine dust jacket. Brodart cover.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #520209 (stock #06.093)
von Dewitz, Bodo; Schuller-Procopovici, Karin
HUGO ERFURTH PHOTOGRAPH ZWISCHEN TRADITION UND MODERNE

Stadt Köln, Agfa Foto-Historama, Wallraf Richartz Museum / Museum Ludwig, 1992. 584 pages, hardcover with dust jacket. Fine.

Hugo Erfurth (1874-1948)
Erfurth was the portrait photographer par excellence of the intellectual and artistic avant-garde of the Weimar Republic in the 1920s...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Contemporary item #519632 (stock #06.092)
Lista, Giovanni
FUTURISM & PHOTOGRAPHY

Merrell Publishers Ltd. in associatrion with the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, London, 2001. Large quarto, 160 pp. Wraps.

At the turn of the 20th century parascientific experiments, spiritualist photography, multi-portraits, montage effects and the chronophotographs of Etienne-Jules Marey provided a rich background against which a Futurist photographic aesthetic gradually formed...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #517863 (stock #06.088)
MAURICE TABARD
Text by Pierre Gassmann, Rosalind Krauss and Caroline Elissagaray

Paris: Contrejour, 1987. 4to., 120 pp., 80 b&w images. Cloth with dust jacket. Near fine.

Avant-garde photographer Maurice Tabard experimented with a number of surrealist techniques; including solarization, double exposure, and photomontage...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #516953 (stock #06.077)
Tanzerinnen der Gegenwart

E. SCHAEFFER. ORELL FÜSSLI VERLAG 1931. 78 PAGES. HC. Illustrated with 65 full page photo plates presents the dancing queens / ballet dancers of the 20th Century, introduced by Fred Hildenbrandt. Tatjana Barbakoff, La Jana, La Argentina, Josephine Baker, Jenny Hasselquist, Anna Pavlowa, Sent M'Ahesa, Mary Wigman, Claire Bauroff, Hertha Feist, Trudi Schoop, Alicia Alanova, Niddy Impekoven, Anna May Wong, Gret Palucca, Grete Wiesenthal, and many more.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1960 item #516305 (stock #06.075)
Kesting, Edmund
EIN MALER SIEHT DURCH'S OBJECTIV

Fotokino Verlag Halle, 1958. First ed 4to., with edge worn dust jacket, 47 pp., plus 92 full-page b&w photo-images, 3 b&w reproductions of paintings. Illustrated with Kestings unique photographs employing solarizations, double exposures, and photograms.

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 #514196 (stock #06.081)
Lerski, Helmar
Helmar Lerski; Metamorphosis Through Light (Verwandlungen Durch Licht)

Luca Verlag Freren, 1982 Hardcover with dust jacket. 9x11 1/4". Preface by Andor Kraszna-Krausz. 110 pages, black and white photographs throughout. As new copy. MINT.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #510207 (stock #06.071)
A MOVING PICTURE GIVING AND TAKING BOOK
Stan Brakage

"A Moving Picture Giving And Taking Book" was published by Frontier Press in West Newbury, MA: in 1971. 70 pages, first Edition. Extremely Fine. No dust jacket, as issued. The book is perfect-bound, in flexible leatherette covers with gilt titles to the front panel and spine...