Der Schamane und seine Geschöpfe. München Schirmer Mosel 1995, first edition. Tall oversized, die cut cover, beautifully produced catalog contains seventy-four bizarre, erotic photomontages and and drawings by Pierre Molinier, Six-page introduction and two-page biography of the artist are written in German. One of the best books published on Molinier, a highly original and unique artist. MINT in wraps.
This is a Set of SIX LONGFELLOW POETICAL WORKS published by HOUGHTON MIFLIN, 1885. Folio size; gilded page ends; marbelized interior;
GREAT Plates and profusely Illustrated; covers corner wear; grade is VG to CF+. A hard to find set LONGFELLOW with ANTIQUE LEATHER covers. jpgs provide much MORE info
MOLINIER, PIERRE. Molinier, Pierre & Emmanuelle Arsan. Jean-Jacques Pauvert, Editor, 1969. First Edition. Square 8vo. Cloth in Dust Jacket. Artist Monograph. Near Fine/Near Fine, 92pp, profusely illustrated in b&w and color. Text in French. With a bibliography. This is the very first monographic publication on the late, revered erotic French Surrealist iconoclast Pierre Molinier. Included here are copious reproductions of the paintings, drawings and sculpture.
Current item is a Christie's sale catalogue: Japanese and Korean Art, 9/13/2003, New York. With excellent condition. With 430 lots.
FRANCIS PICABIA: ACCOMODATIONS OF DESIRE.
In commenting on the artist's most influential period of 1924 to 1932, Duchamp stated that Picabia had added a fourth dimension to painting. Concurrent with investigations by Duchamp and May Ray, Picabia investigated layers of literal and figurative meaning by juxtaposing Old Master painting subjects and techniques with references to biblical, optic, photographic, opium-inspired, Freudian, and occult sources...
MOLINIER ENTRETIEN AVEC PIERRE CHAVEAU 1972. Editions Opales/Pleine Page, France 2003. Reproduction photographs, french text and Audio CD, 65 pages. Discussions between Pierre Molinier and Pierre Chaveau, then a young student at the Sorbonne. Carried out in spring of 1972 in Moliner's atelier of on rue des Faussets in Bordeaux. NEW.
HANS BELLMER Photographe
Paris. Centre Georges Pompidou/Filipacchi, 1983, 152pp., over 150 illustrations, some in color. The major book on the artist's erotic photos. French text. 4to., cloth, d.j. Protected against wear in Brodart Archival Mylar. MINT.
Hans Bellmer (1902-1975) was one of the most uncompromising artists of the twentieth century...
Ferrari, Fulvio & Ferrari, Napoleoni
CARLO MOLLINO POLAROIDS
Arena Editions, Santa Fe, 2002. 220 pp., 260 color illustrations, 8½x10½". Still in the publisher's original shrinkwrap.
Acclaimed as one of the most original artists in mid-century Italian architecture and design, Mollino was also a secret photographer...
KENNETH ANGER MAGICK LANTERN CYCLE NY FILM-MAKERS' CINEMATHEQUE
1966 Thin 4to. Program with photographs and frame enlargements from Kustom Kar Kommandos; Fireworks; Scorpio Rising; Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome. Fluorescent orange ink type on cover, photograph of Anger on the back cover. Prints bound with clear plastic spine and cover as issued. Signed by Kenneth Anger. Rare. FINE.
Weber, Bruce. Introduction By Paul Bowles
A HOUSE IS NOT A HOME
Boston: Bulfinch Press, 1996 Oversize cloth with Dust jacket. 1st Edition. Another stunning book of photographs by Bruce Weber. This time Weber focuses on interiors of some fabulous houses mostly of the rich and famous including Diana Vreeland, Cecil Beaton, the painter Cy Twombly, Georgia O' Keefe & others. Lush and beautifully printed with some of the photos color tinted and a few in full color. A pristine copy...
With Nine Illustrations by Henry Holiday. First Edition. London: Macmillan and Company, 1876. Morrell Binding, with original covers--bound at rear. In Slipcase. Excellent Condition.
Nouvelle Edition. London: Paul Valliant, 1764. 5 1/2" Tall.
Full Title: "The League of the Alps, The Siege of Valencia, The Vespers of Palermo, and Other Poems" by Felicia Hemans. Two Volumes in One. Boston: Hilliard, Gray, Little, and Wilkins, 1826. Good condition.
London: J. Walker Paternoster Row & The Other Proprietors, 1818. Very good condition.
Full Title: "The Splendid Elizabethan & Early Stuart Library of Mr. John L. Clawson, Buffalo, N. Y." Part One. The Anderson Galleries, 1926. Cloth-bound.
Author: J. Leander Bishop. Complete in Two Volumes. Philadelphia: Edward Young & Co. London: Sampson Low, Son & Co., 1864. Cloth-bound, and in very good condition.
CORIDON'S SONG. And Other Verses From Various Sources. And An Introduction By Austin Dobson. London: Macmillan and Co., 1894. Red cloth with printed paper label on spine. Profuse illustrations by HUGH THOMSON in black and white. Spine faded, paper label on spine is slightly chipped and top of spine worn. Contents fine. PROVENANCE: FAMOUS BOOK COLLECTOR ROBERT HOE'S copy with his small gilt-stamped leather bookplate on front paste-down (off-set mark from bookplate on front-free endpaper)...
THE HISTORY OF SAMUEL TITMARSH AND THE GREAT HOGGARTY DIAMOND. By William Makepeace Thackeray. With Illustrations by Hugh Thomson. London: Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., 1902. 8vo. Blue cloth with pictorial design and title stamped in gilt. An all-over design on the front cover is stamped in grey....the back cover is stamped in blind. Top edge gilt. Black endpapers. Profuse black and white illustrations by Thomson. First edition, first issue. Spielmann & Jerrold 33...