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1 Boris Mikhailov 55 [2001]
New York and London Phaidon 2001 1st Edition Soft cover Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
Small (5-3/8 in. x 6-1/4 in.)Monograph on a Ukrainian photographer with a wicked sense of humor. Some images in color (perhaps hand-painted prints), some in sepia, some in collages, some too dark to make out, some posed, some candid, but all made from an individual artist's point of view. Hard to describe, but very catching. Fine in illustrated stiff wraps. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Charras, Charles (text) and Robert Blanchet (illustrations) Feuille a Feuille
Boulogne-sur-Seine, France 1969 Numbered Wraps in Sleeve Fine Fine Book Robert Blanchet 
Charles Charras (text) and Robert Blanchet (illustrations), feuille à feuille (Boulogne-sur-Seine, 23 September 1969). One of 220 copies (of which this is no. 195) on beautiful hand-made paper. A little portfolio (6-3/8" x 6-7/8"), containing separate "leaves" (with text and drawings of leaves on them, to be sure). In folded, illustrated wraps. Spine a little toned; otherwise, in Fine condition, in a Fine rust-colored sleeve with very little wear. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 Garaigorta, Charo Charo Garaigorta: Procesos De Trabajo: Lan Egiteko Prozesuak
Bilbao Rekalde 1994 First Edition Card in Paper Jacket Fine Fine Book 
Catalogue for an exhibition held December 13, 1994 - January 2, 1995, with text in Euskaraz, Castellano, and English. Illustrated with more than 30 color plates of the work, which consists of mixed media wall plaques, plus photographs of the installation and the artist at work. Fine card covers in Fine textured jacket with the appearance of hand-made paper. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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4 J. G. Van Gelder Bibliografie der Geschriften van Prof. Dr. A. M. Hammacher
Otterlo Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller 1963 Numbered Paper Very Good Issued Without Jacket Book 
108-page bibliography of this prolific art historian, critic, collector, and museum director, who over a very long career (he died in 2002 at age 104) saw many upheavals in European art. Very Good condition, printed on onion skin, bound with string in paper covers with hand-made card cover. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 John Kristensen Art Nouveau, An Exhibit
Ithaca NY Andrew Dickson White Museum, Cornell University 1972 1st Edition Soft cover Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
24-page booklet made to accompany an exhibition of mostly decorative objects. NO PLATES, but the booklet itself is the art, made of woven rag, with hand-set type, a border from Houseman's "Green Arras", and published in an edition of 90 copies, of which this is no. 20. Neat. In Fine condition, except for a small tape to the spine tail. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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6 Long, Richard Richard Long: Mud Drawings and Other Works Made at Sperone Westwater
New York Sperone Westwater Gallery 2004 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 
44-page catalogue for an exhibition held September 10-October 23, 2004, all plates in color, many showing Long actually making the pieces (at least I think that's his hand in a construction glove). Beautiful. Fine hardcover binding in Fine dust jacket. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Noguchi, Isamu Isamu NOguchi: Stones and Water
New York Pace Wildenstein 1998 First Edition Folded Wraps Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
44-page catalogue for an exhibition held May 1-June 26, 1998, beautifully produced with the look of hand-made paper and 14 tipped-in color plates. Chronology, statements by the artist, and an essay by Jeremy Strick. Fine in folded textured wraps as issued. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Pinto, Jody Jody Pinto: Excavations and Constructions: Notes for the Body/Land
Philadelphia PA Marian Locks Gallery 1979 First Edition Wraps As Issued About Very Good Issued Without Jacket 
34-page catalogue with notes by the artist and 40 black and white photographs (most taken by the artist) of her 1977 "Three Open Wells", the 1978 "Heart Chamber for H.C.", and "Tarred and Feathered Structure", made for the 1979 Whitney Biennial. In About Very Good condition in wraps with some creasing to front cover and discoloration to page edges, bump and stain to spine tail, and hand-written notes to title page. Inside pages not much affected. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Presuhn, Emil Les Decorations Murales De Pompei.
Leipzig T. G. Weigel 1878 Unknown Boards Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
The full title is: "Les Décorations Murales de Pompéi, á l'usage des artistes, des écoles industrielles et des amis de l'Antiquité…accompagnées de 24 planches, d'après les dessins originaux de Discanno, executes en chromolithographie par Steeger, et suivies d'un plan topographique des Peintures de Pompéi". Translated from the German into French by A. Giraud-Teulon, Professor at the University of Geneva. Published in Leipzig by T. G. Weigel, Libraire, and printed in Geneva by Ramboz & Schuchardt in 1878. This edition is 12-7/8" x 9-7/8", slightly larger than other contemporary editions that combined two volumes into one; it is beautifully bound in red boards with very fresh gilt decorations and white moiré endpapers. Despite the title page, there are in fact 59 gorgeous color plates and a map of the site, meticulously made, each plate hand-numbered in pencil in the upper right corner. All tissue guards present and in Fine condition. Overall, this volume is in Fine condition with a bit of wear to the corners. 
Price: 850.00 USD
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10 Samuelson, Richard The Long History of a Short Bridge By Richard Samuelson
Philadelphia PA Max Jacobson Books 1989 Limited/Numbered Stiff Wraps Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
One of 1000 copies issued, numbered by hand on reverse of the title page). This book is an edited-by-the-artist version of his process between the spring and fall of 1988, when he made nearly 600 drawings of an imaginary bridge, using various media. Each drawing is numbered, so that the evolution of the bridge can be deduced. Many, many plates in their original colors. Fine in stiff wraps as issued. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Tonnesen [Bill] Tonnesen (The Story) (The Art)
Tempe AZ Artonnesen 2003 First American Edition Boards in Sleeve Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
Chunky, hand-sized, self-published, two-part book bound front-to-back and back-to-front. The story of how Bill Tonnesen decided to become a successful, even famous, fine artist is told in black and white type and photographs; the work he made during a little less than one year is shown in color. You decide what really happened, but enjoy the saga and one man's view of the "art business". Fine in boards in sleeve. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12 Various Jornal Encyclopedico, Vol 1, Nos 1-4
Lisbon 1836 First Edition Paper Fair Fair Book 
Four issues of Jornal Encyclopedico, Tom. 1, No. 1, Novembro de 1836 through No. 4, Fefereiro de 1837. Text in Portuguese. 94 pages in all, with engravings (a cathedral in Batalha, a Sphinx, Napoleon's visit to Frederic the Great in Potsdam, piano sheet music for the William Tell Waltz, a marten, and a portrait of Galileo). The frontispiece to the first issue is pasted into the cover of a notebook; the hinge is cracked at the second page. Overall, the paper-covered boards are in about Fair condition with wear to corners, scraping to spine and covers. Still, an historical document with a unique perspective. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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13 Various Scrapbook
Self-published 1879 First Hardcover Fine Near-Fine Ephemera Signed by Editor
Late 19th century Scrapbook for "Emily A. Thorn/ from her brother/ Mortimer//X'mas 1879" according to the inscription on the first free endpaper. Fifty-eight pages in all, each with two or more pasted-in printed cards, bookplates, advertisements, and blank invitation cards, most from unnamed sources, but a few copyrighted, such as those marked "Engraved and Copyrighted by J. A. Lowell & Co., Boston," or "Copyrighted by John A. Lowell & Co." and dated 1878-9; others by the Mercantile Printing & Stationery Company of New York, Devlin & Company Clothiers (printed by Meyer, Merkel & Ottmann, Hodgman & Company, New York Reed & Barton, the silver makers. Subject matter varies widely: some appear to be from an Oriental series of still lifes with typical bamboo foliage motifs and fans, others feature birds or sailing ships. Another group features portraits of women; rustic scenes, one labeled "Saratoga Mt McGregor & Lake George R.R.", another from Richfield Springs (New York), and one from Lake Como, Italy; a political card "To the Voters of Kings County"; personal cards; a folded business card from Providence Shell Works. Nearly all are rectangular, but several are printed on the diagonal with rounded corners that are probably menu cards. All but the three on the last page are printed in black and white; those are chromolithographs of brilliantly colored birds. All of the cards and pages are in Fine condition; none has glue coming through. The scrapbook itself is in near-Fine condition with light wear to corners and spine ends: rust-colored boards, stamped and decorated with black, gilt and silver decorations. A wonderful collection of late 19th century stationery and engraving. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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14 Various Title Pages and Designs Adapted By Various English and Foreign Publishers, 1842
Self-published 1842 First Edition Paper Near-Fine Issued Without Jacket Ephemera 
A 26-page notebook with the title inscribed in ink inside an elaborate fruit-and-flower cartouche to the first page. Examples as indicated in the title pasted onto the following pages from the 18th and early 19th centuries, several from various editions of "A Short Introduction of Grammar", and representing publishers from London, Eton, Oxford, Bath, Paris, Amsterdam, Geneva, Hanover, Venice, and other cities. A very particular collection apparently, although nothing is known of the compiler except what can be deduced from his/her choices. In a notebook covered with paper decorated in blue devices. Overall condition is near-Fine. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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15 Zhen, Chen Chen Zhen: The Body as Landscape
Vienna, Austria Kunsthalle Wien 2007 First Edition Double Folded Illustrated Wrap Fine Issued Without Jacket Book 
96-page exhibition catalogue with essays by Gerald Matt, Maite Vissault, Wang Min'an, and Ken Lum, with a complete checklist illustrated by color thumbnails of the work and more than 30 color photographs of the installations (plus sketches of some of them). The range of the work is extensive, yet one can see that it was made by the same hand. Fine in double-folded illustrated wraps. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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