PIERRE MOLINIER Die Fetische Der Travestie. Fotografische Arbeiten 1965-1975
Edited Gerhard Fischer and Peter Gorsen. Vienna, Galerie Faber/Daedalus, 1989. Sm. 4to., wraps. 119pp., 33 fine b&w plates printed one side only, all of Molinier's erotic self-portrait photos and manipulated images. This volume contains two short statements by the photographer as well an interview conducted by Hanel Koeck. The text is illustrated with four additonal plates, one a rare pen and ink drawing...
Cent Photographies Erotiques (A Hundred Erotic Photographs)
Editions Borderie - Images Obliques, Paris 1979. 112pp. Octavo, first edition cloth, as issued without dust jacket. Gilt lettering on spine and cover. Introduction by Pierre Bourgeade. This is the first book devoted to the photographs and photomontages of Pierre Molinier.
A fine handsome copy, of this very difficult to obtain title.
Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land: From Its Beginnings in the Neolithic Period to the End of the Iron Age. by Ruth Amiran - (Rare 1st Edition Copy with Dust Cover)
Publisher: Massada Press 1969 Israel
Edition: Hardcover Quarto, 306 pages with 350 illustrations and 101 pages of diagrammatic illustrations plus a colour frontispiece and endpaper maps. We have been fortunate enough to aquire one lovely second hand copy of this rare and excellent reference book...
LA BRECHE: ACTION SURREALISTE 7 - DECEMBRE (19)64.
Paris: Le Terrain Vague, 1964. First Edition. Periodical. 108pp, illustrated in b&w. French text. Contributors: Rene Magritte, Asger Jorn, Gabriel Der Kevorkian, Isabel Castellanos, Pierre Alechinsky, Guy Cabanel, Jean-Claude Silbermann, Philippe Audoin, Joyce Mansour, Herve Delabarre, Pierre Molinier, Roger Cardinal, Andre Pieyre De Mandiargues, Philippe Sollers, Mimi Parent, Andre Breton, and others...
Geneva/Switzerland: Bernard Letu Editeur, 1979 Wrappers. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 80 pages - 12 B/W engravings - 25 color paintings of the French surrealist painter, Pierre Molinier, with texts by Joyce Mansour, Cecile Euzeby and Bernard Letu - French/English - Translation Julian Snelling. Signed by Bernard Letu. MINT.
Janine Janet : Métamorphoses, Claude D'Anthenaise, NORMA (EDITIONS), 2003.
L'œuvre de Janine Janet est liée au Tout-Paris des années 50 et 60. Elle réalise des sculptures d'un extraordinaire raffinement, notamment pour les maisons de couture. Dotée d'une sérieuse formation classique, elle possède une excellente maîtrise des techniques plastiques...
Journal of Glass Studies Vol 40, 1998
Corning Glass Center, Corning N.Y. 1998. 27x20 Ill Soft Covers, Mint 287pp with 175 b/w illus...
Kress, Else, Kress Heinz, Inro shita-e, Design Drawings from a Japanese Lacquer Workshop, including a facsimile reproduction of an album containing 200 lacquer design drawings. Köln, 2003, 358 pp., over 393 colour ills., lavishly illustrated. 30 x 23 cm, Paper. English text. Perfect condition.
In-depth study on the use of design drawings in Japanese lacquer workshops in the 18th and 19th centuries...
Standard work on Ryukyuan inro: Kress, Else and Heinz Kress, with an introduction by Josef Kreiner, Inro of the Ryukyus, Lacquered Medicine Containers, Bonn, 2002, 127 pp., over 100 colour ills., 10 b/w ills., 21 x 18.5 cm, Paper. English text. Perfect condition.
Catalogue of an exhibition of inro from the Ryukyu islands (today Okinawa), including 42 inro from museums worldwide and 46 inro from the collection of Heinz and Else Kress...
Helmert-Corvey, Theodor, Inro: das Ding am Gurtel, Bielefeld, 1997, 295 pp., over 230 colour ills., 29 b/w ills. and line drawings. 30 x 23 cm. Paper. Perfect condition. German text.
Excellent catalogue of an exhibition of inro from the collection of Heinz and Else Kress held in a number of German museums in 1997-98. Good introductory essay by Monika Kopplin, director of the Museum of Lacquer Art, and thorough descriptions of inro...
LOST PARADISE: SYMBOLIST EUROPE
CLAIR, J. & P. THEBERGE,
1996, Cloth, 4to, 552 pp., illustrated in color and b/w, Montreal Museum of Art. An examination of the Symbolist movement from an international perspective. Apart from ill. and descriptions of the exhibited pieces, the book includes 18 essays by experts about such subjects as: the arabesque, the Swedish symbolists, symbolism in Belgium, Poland and Finland, images of insanity, illustrated books in the symbolist era. English text...
Photographe Claude Cahun 1894-1954.
Paris, Jean Michel Place, 1995, first edition. Catalog of a retrospective exhibiton of Cahun's (1894-1954) work at musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 23 Jun - 17 Sept 1995. 293 b&w photographs, self portraits, object arrangements, and portraits. Cahun's unapologetic, probing self portraits are simultaneously richly decorative and confrontational, in which she appears as both object and subject. Her complex body of self explorative work questions ...
JEAN COCTEAU : Catalogue de l'exposition au Centre Pompidou, Paris, septembre 2003-janvier 2004. Exhibition catalog that presents Cocteau's deeply original and protean work: exploring a multitude of mediums, literature, cinema, poetry, through the graphic arts and the theatre.
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THE VILLA KERYLOS:
Preface by Karl Lagerfeld, paperback, no jacket, as issued. 223pp. Fully illus in color. The magnificent "Greek" summer house of Theodore Reinach at Beaulieu. English language edition. Fine.
Andre Breton: 42, rue Fontaine. Photographies.
Paperbound. 27 cm. (approx. 10 1/4 in.). 407 p., including a profusion of illus. Catalog to accompany the auction sale of Andre Breton's personal photograph collection conducted by Calmels Cohen, Paris, April 15-17, 2003. Describes and illustrates some 500 lots of photographic prints removed from Breton's rue Fontaine atelier in Paris, including works by Man Ray, Hans Bellmer, Raoul Ubac and other surrealist photographers, Breton family photos, po...
Victorian Staffordshire Figures Book Three by A N Harding, published by Schiffer Publishing, Pa., 1998. More reference material to add to the already extensive research contained in the other two books. More of Portraits, Military, Theatrical, Religious, Hunters, Pastoral, Occupations, Children With Animals, Dogs, Animals, Cottages, Sport and Miscellaneous. Ask me about the discount for all three.
Victorian Staffordshire figures book Two, by A N Harding published by Schiffer Publishing Pa., 1998. Another in this wonderful reference series, this one concentrates on Religious, Hunters, Pastoral, Occupations, Children and Animals, Dogs, Animals, Cottages and Castles, Sport and Miscellaneous. Ask about a special price for all three.
Victorian Staffordshire figures book One by A & N Harding Published by Schiffer Publishing , Pa. 1998. A classic and invaluable source for this collecting interest. Book One covers Portraits, Naval and Military, theatrical and Literary Characters. With Values. Ask about a combined purchase of all three for a special price.