All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #1068441 (stock #SK 321)
Galerie Hafner
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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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1700 item #1068099 (stock #Pers.HG)
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...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Contemporary item #1068059
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1067522
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #1067420 (stock #LE.001)
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...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #1066908 (stock #RR.002)
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.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #1066898 (stock #RR.001)
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...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1990 item #1066844
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 2000 item #1066825
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...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #1066321 (stock #FK.001)
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...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1066005
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 2000 item #1065999
Softcover. 343 lots all pictured in color. The cover shows light wear and the back is creased. No writing.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #1065512 (stock #CP.001)
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...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #1065493 (stock #HD.004)
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...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1970 item #1064835
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1061555 (stock #JP.003)
Jean Prouvé

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...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1950 item #1061544 (stock #211108BK)
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
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1061542 (stock #BK2011102)
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