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  • 19 Artists by  (THE SOLOMAN R. GUGGENHEIM FOUNDATION)
    (THE SOLOMAN R. GUGGENHEIM FOUNDATION)
    19 Artists Emergent Americans

    New York (THE SOLOMAN R GUGGENHEIM FOUNDATION) 1981

    92pp colour + b/w illustrations. Small 4to wrappers. Covers preserved in sticky back plastic by previous owner Nigel Whitely. Exhibition catalogue with an introduction by guest Curator Peter Frank. Frank was used for this third Exxon National Exhibition in order to avoid an institutional emphasis on this area of contemporary art. Frank was influenced by the approach of Dorothy C Miller and how she curated the exhibition 'Americans 1963 ' held at The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Documents a diverse range of emerging American artists from the period. Those featured are Michael Brakke, Guy de Cointet, Manny Farber, Vernon Fisher, Heidi Glück, Tom Green, William Haney, Patrick Hogan, Tom Holste, Barbara Kruger, Philip Larson, Jim Richard, Bill Richards, Darryl Sapien, Norie Sato, Gael Stack, John White, George Woodman, and Frank Young.

    Stock ID: 18486
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  • 45 Wood Engravers chosen by Simon Lawrence by  LAWRENCE, John (introduction)
    LAWRENCE, John (introduction)
    45 Wood Engravers chosen by Simon Lawrence

    Wakefield The Fleece Press 1982

    [112]pp. b/w wood engravings. 4to. Quarter buckram with gilt decoration and title, marbled paper covers and green slipcase. Limited edition, standard copy, no. 209 of 350. Exquisite collection of illustrations made from original wood engragvings, created as a second volume following 'S.T.E. Lawrence: Boxwood Blockmaker', printing work of artists missed out from the first book. With an introduction by John Lawrence. Fine.

    Stock ID: 13372
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  • HOCKNEY. David,
    72 Drawings by David Hockney Chosen By the Artist

    London Jonathan Cape 1971

    First edition 8vo. Laminated decorated wrappers, pink end papers. Unpaginated. 72 plates on art paper including 8 in colour.

    Stock ID: 18296
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  • [CALDECOTT]
    A Sketch-Book of R Caldecott's reproduced by Edmund Evans the Engraver and Printer

    London and New York George Routledge & Sons nd c1883

    48pp Long 8vo. Contrasting cloth with title on upper board. Bookplate from "Yews" on front paste down. Colour and sepia lithographic prints. Lightly rubbed on spine and boards a little grubby else good copy. From the collection of James Morton (Sundour Fabrics). The sketchbook was made in 1870-75 depicting natural history subjects. The reproduced printed version of the sketch book was issued in c1883. Randolph Caldecott, born 1846, died in 1886 in Florida after he went there to find sunnier climes to counter his ill health where he was caught out by an exceptional cold snap.

    Stock ID: 18210
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  • Limited edition, signed BLYTH, Ronald.
    Aldeburgh Anthology

    Aldeburgh Snape Maltings Foundation in association with Faber Music 1972

    No 68 of 100. Very good in very good price clipped dust wrapper. Decorated end papers. Signed by Ronald Blythe, Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears and Imogen Holst on printed limitation page. Book plate of previous owner on verso of this page. Loosely inserted paper cutting about Benjamin Britton.

    Stock ID: 19068
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  • (WALLIS 1955-1942) BOWNESS Alan (Foreword)
    Alfred Wallis

    London Arts Council 1968

    177 numbers, 18 plates, one in colour. Two text illustrations. Long 8vo. Decorated sepia wrappers. Loosely inserted post card. Useful catalogue

    Stock ID: 18150
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  • Antoni Tàpies: Paintings, Sculpture and Prints by  TÀPIES Antoni
    TÀPIES Antoni
    Antoni Tàpies: Paintings, Sculpture and Prints

    London Annely Juda Fine Art 1992

    13 col. plates & 1 b/w port. Large 8vo. Photographic wrappers. Very good. 24 item catalogue for an exhibition held 1 July - 29 August, 1992.

    Stock ID: 15570
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  • LIVET, Anne. Editor
    Art Against Aids

    New York The American Foundation for Aids Research 1990

    xxx + 114 pp. colour + b/w illus with captions. Long 8vo, striking pink/orange decorated wrappers, preserved in sticky backed plastic by the previous owner. Catalogue of a sale of contemporary art held to benefit The American Foundation for Aids Research and a number of other organisations. Catalogue features work for sale from Robert Rauschenburg Robert Mapplethorepe, Roy Lichtenstein, Jasper Johns, Leon Golub + many more. Has a section listing participating artists and galleries in the public art project. Useful introduction. Hard to find.

    Stock ID: 19146
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  • GREENBERG. Clement,
    Avant-garde attitudes: New Art in the Sixties The John Power Lecture in Contemporary Art delivered at the University of Sydney on Friday May 17 1968

    Sydney, Power Insitute of Fine Arts 1968

    12pp printed on high quality paper. Cream wrappers over printed with title. Wrappers a little browned else good copy.

    Stock ID: 18280
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  • Basil Seal Rides Again by Signed WAUGH Evelyn
    Signed WAUGH Evelyn
    Basil Seal Rides Again or The Rake's Progress

    London Chapman & Hall 1963

    Frontispiece by Kathleen Hale. Small 4to. Blue cloth, gilt lettered spine preserved in glassine as issued. Signed and numbered by Evelyn Waugh no 257 of 750. 49pp. Near fine. "Basil Seal Rides Again" was English novelist Evelyn Waugh's last published work of fiction and a satire based around the rejection of the soft, sad resignation of old age.

    Stock ID: 18887
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  • British Sculpture out of the Sixties by  (ICA) BARROW Gene (introduction)
    (ICA) BARROW Gene (introduction)
    British Sculpture out of the Sixties

    London (ICA) 1970

    28pp b/w illustrations. Small 4to illustrated wrapper with perfect binding, a very good copy. Exhibition curated by the American critic Gene Baro. Artists include David Annesley, Clive Baker, Roland Brener, Anthony Caro, Barry Flanagan, Gerard Hemsworth amongst others.

    Stock ID: 19445
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  • Chadwick by  (CHADWICK) LUCIE-SMITH Edward
    (CHADWICK) LUCIE-SMITH Edward
    Chadwick

    Stroud, Lypiatt Studio 1997

    175pp illus with 138pp including 57 colour plates. 4to. Fine in dw. A superb study and a major appraisal of Chadwick's career.

    Stock ID: 8327
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  • (OLDENBURG)
    Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen : large scale projects

    London Thames and Hudson 1995

    583pp over 500 illustrations, 420 in colour. 4to cloth boards with illustrated dust wrapper, minor bump at the top corner else very good indeed. Brilliantly illustrated account of Oldenburg and Van Bruggen's collaborative public sculpture projects

    Stock ID: 18943
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  • Dada by  (DADA) HERING, Karl Heinz. RATHKE, Ewald. (editors)
    (DADA) HERING, Karl Heinz. RATHKE, Ewald. (editors)
    Dada Dokumente einer Bewegung

    Düsseldorf Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen 1958

    Unpaginated, 124pp. 4to stiff card wrappers. Striking cover design, off centre paste down title on upper and lower, red background with black text, reads 'DADA' designed by Hubert Theissen. Beautifully produced catalogue for the extensive Dada exhibition held in Düsseldorf Featuring over 500 individual works. Texts by Ewald Rathke, Hans Arp, Max Ernst, Raoul Hausmann, Hannah Höch, Richard Huelsenbeck, Man Ray and Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes. Text in German.

    Stock ID: 19519
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  • (NASH Paul) BOULTON Janet (editor)
    Dear Mercia Paul Nash letters to Mercia Oakley 1909-18

    Netherton, Wakefield The Fleece Press

    Limited edition of 300 copies (of which 250 were for sale). Quarter cloth and patterned paste paper boards, paper spine-label, large 8vo, 106, [1], blank leaf, [1] pp, illustrations, some tipped in, map in pocket at end. Fine copy in slipcase as issued.

    Stock ID: 18979
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  • Dearest Sydney: Joan Hassell's Letters to Sydney Cockerell  by  LEE Brian North,
    LEE Brian North,
    Dearest Sydney: Joan Hassell's Letters to Sydney Cockerell

    Wakefield The Fleece Press 1991

    67, [5]pp. Illustrated with tipped in b/w reproductions of letters and photographs. Narrow 8vo. Decorative paper covered boards and linen spine with paste down label. A limited (but unnumbered) edition of 220 copies printed by Simon Lawrence. Fitzwilliam curator Sydney Cockerell financed Hassell's first trip abroad in 1950, where she wrote almost a letter a day, telling him of her adventures in Florence, Venice, Paris and other destinations. These evocative and descriptive letters are reproduced in this beautiful Fleece Press book. fine.

    Stock ID: 13381
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  • (DIETER ROTH) DOBKE Dirk (curated by)
    Dieter Roth Unique Pieces with an introduction by Laszlo Glozer

    London Edition Hansjorg Mayer 2002

    319pp. Many b/w + colour illustrations with captions + CD-ROM that features a virtual tour of the Schimmel museum inserted in sleeve on lower board. 4to boards with illustrated wrappers. Slight shelf wear to the boards else very good indeed. With the collaboration of his friend Philipp Buse, Roth created and curated his own private museum, which at the time of his death in 1998 housed 550 original works, 1,400 prints, around 250 artist's books and all the multiples and specially designed editions he ever created. This book is a visually compelling study of Dieter Roth's 'Unique Pieces', referred to by him as 'Originale'. It charts the progression of Roth's 'Unique Pieces' from 1950 to 1998 and provides a complete catalogue of them all, accompanied by information supplied mainly by the artist. Dirk Dobke, Curator at the Dieter Roth Foundation, explores the artist's 25-year friendship and collaboration with Philipp Buse, as well as the history and development of the Museums.

    Stock ID: 18430
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  • ALTERNATIVE MUSEUM NEW YORK RODRIGUEZ. Geno,
    Disinformation the Manufacture of Consent

    New York Alternative Museum 1984

    64pp, b/w plates in text. 4to. White lettered wrappers. Essays by Noam Chomsky and Edward S. Herman. The Alternative Museum New York was a not for profit organisation dedicated to a pluralist approach to the arts and cultural activities of New York City. Disinformation is defined by Rodriguez in his introduction as the production of half truths, bias etc to avoid the pertinent points. Mixed show of graphics mostly ilustrated.

    Stock ID: 18279
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  • [NOTTINGHAM]
    Dorothy's Umbrellas

    Nottingham Openings Press 1971

    48pp illustrated with colour lettered title page, b/w grainy photographs 4pp centre fold in colour with images by Tom Phillips. Small 4to. Decorated printed wrappers. Followed a similar group show held at Oxford in 1970 called "Dorothy" the relevance of the title was to attract attention to what otherwise might have been a difficult conceptual show to attract people to and so this approach appears to have been adopted here. The show travelled to Newcastle and Bristol. The catalogue is themed around the idea of Umbrellas. The work of a significant number of individual [student?] contributors as well as group pieces were put together for this show associated with the Nottingham Festival.

    Stock ID: 18374
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  • E McKnight Kauffer by  [McKNIGHT KAUFFER] HAVINDEN Ashley (introduction)
    [McKNIGHT KAUFFER] HAVINDEN Ashley (introduction)
    E McKnight Kauffer Catalogue of a memorial exhibition in October - November 1955.

    London, Lund Humphries 1955

    Unpaginated. c34pp. Text section + series of plates, chronologically organised, some in colour and others in black and white. Introduction, tributes including, by Tom Eckersley & list of works plus floor diagrams of the exhibition. 144 numbers. Striking wrappers. 4to. Good copy. Exhibition organised by the Society of Industrial Artists.

    Stock ID: 18387
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