Both Qur'an in Arabic language, dating from the first half of 20th century. One with original brown leather binding with gilt motifs, all edges gilt. Originating from Cairo and dated AH 1347 corresponding to 1928 AD. The other with cover made of printed wax cloth. Condition: not collated, first one with missing magnifying glass and loose binding, the second one with one loose page and one with tear. Dimension: 3.6 cm x 2.6 cm, 3.4 cm x 2.4 cm.
SPIGELIUS, ADR. Opera Quae Extant Omnia.
Ex. Rec. I A van der Linden, Amsterdam, L Blaue, 1645. 2 parts in 1 vol.
Large Folio, Gilt calf (rebacked), Edges Gilt with Engr. Title,
Portrait, and 117 Plates.
BMN 1: 56; Waller Coll. 9124; Choulant-Frank 225 ff.
Large paper copy of monumental edition. All plates colored by hand...
Post War + Contemporary Art, American and European Art. Auction # 100 ~ 12/10/08.
Old Master, Modern and Contemporary prints,American + European works of art, Post War+ Contemporary Art, Modern and 20thC works of art. Colored photos.245 lots. Near mint condition.
The Gregorian Collection- Antique Oriental Rugs of the Great Silk Route from Chinese Turkestan to Anatolia. Softcover published in 1979 by Brandeis University/ Rose Art Museum. Exhibition catalog (3/29-5/6)~27 color + 6 B&W photos.
Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret: The Indian Story, Design-Art-Architecture [Hardcover]
Eric Touchaleaume and Gérald Moreau
Gourcuff Gradenigo, hardcover, 600 pgs., 400 color and 380 b&w illustrations...
Robert Ryman: At Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
Urs Raussmuller, Meret Arnold, Robert Ryman, Walther Konig/Raussmuller Collection, 2007. Paperback, 126 pages. Fine.
On July 27, 2006, the important American Minimalist painter, Robert Ryman, and curator Urs Raussmuller conducted a public conversation in Edinburgh, discussing in detail the qualities that define Ryman's works and distinguish them from other paintings.
ROBERT RYMAN, Robert Storr
Tate Gallery/Museum of Modern Art, London/NY, Abrams, New York, 1993. Hardcover. First Edition. 126 illustrations, including 81 plates in color. Bound in publisher's original cloth. Fine condition in a fine dust jacket.
Known as the painter of white paintings, the American Robert Ryman is one of the foremost abstract artists of his generation. Catalogue entries for 81 works draw extensively on interviews with the artist...
Softcover published in 1989 by Hurst Gallery Cambridge,MA. Text by Peter Hester. Softcover published in 1989 by Hurst Gallery Cambridge,MA. Text by Peter Hester. Artwork (baskets, pottery implements, jewelry) from Pre-Columbian Southwest i.e., cultures that fluorished from 200BC-AD 1500. Faint smudge on front cover, and a one inch stain and Hurst label on the back (cover) otherwise in very good condition. 107 b/w photos. 48pp.
A German catalog from Jurgen Holstein Antiquariat.Katalog # 93 AVANTGARDE-(MEIST) GEDRUCKT. BRUCKE BAUHAUS, DOCUMENTA KUNDST und LITERATUR, CA 1900-1975, BUCHER, GRAPHIK DOCUMENTA, PLAKATE DAZU ENINIGRE OBJEKETE. Unpaginated. 442 lots that include photographs, posters...
Frederick J. Kiesler was an architect, sculptor, painter, designer, and art historian. He was tireless in his pursuit of a radical new concept of interior spaces: his dream was a polydimensional living space, an organic continuum in which color, form, and light, combined with magical and mythical themes, would create a new cosmos...
A slim, oversized softcover book with b&w photos. Text by Robin Emmerson. Printed by The Gallpen Press Ltd. Pottergate, Norwich(1984.) Very very light wear on the cover. Unmarked. 24pp.
Softcover. 343 lots all pictured in color. The cover shows light wear and the back is creased. No writing.
The Function of the Oblique: The Architecture of Claude Parent and Paul Virilio
The Function of the Oblique describes the experimental, provocative and largely un-documented collaboration between the architect Claude Parent and the cultural theorist Paul Virilio, who investigated a new kind of architectural and urban order that forced the body to adapt to disequilibrium, encouraging vertigo and promoting fluid, continuous movement...
Eberswalde Library: Herzog & de Meuron
Gerhard Mack, Valeria Liebermann. Photography by Margherita Spiluttini
and Thomas Ruff
The Eberswalde Library has been compared to a Warhol painting. Designed in collaboration with artist Thomas Ruff, it carries the idea of a pictorial facade further than any other project by Herzog & de Meuron...
No stated edition. Published by Horizon Press in 1964. Light wear on the dust jacket otherwise in near fine condition. 180 B&W plates. One page is uncut at the top.
Text by Philippe Jousse, Patrick Sequin, Enrico Navarra, Catherine Drouin-Prouve, Claude Prouve, Norman Foster, Jean Nouvel, Massimiliano Fuksas, Joseph Belmont, Françoise-Claire Prodhon, Azzedine Alaïa, Catherine Coley, Paul Virilio, Claude Parent, Jean Prouvé.
Galeries Jousse Sequin and Galerie Enrico Navarra, Paris, 1998. First Edition. Text in French and English. Oversize softcover in stiff illustrated French-fold wraps...
A Guide to Victorian Antiques by Raymond F. & Marguerite W. Yates, Harper & Row Publ. 1949, hard bound in used, very good condition, a beginner's guide to Victorian antiques with excellent line drawings and black and white photographs, a good starting point before moving on to more narrowly focused references, 8-1/4" X 5-3/4". BX8
The Overlook Treasury of Federal Antiques, by George Michael, hardbound, second printing, 1986, with dust jacket, used, very good condition, an excellent general study of the field in preparation for reading subsequent, narrowly focused research, 239 pgs. including index, 10-1/4" X 7-1/4", ISBN 0-87951-254-7. BX8