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  • Une semaine de bonte : Ou les sept elements capitaux roman

    By Max Ernst

    Our Price: $750.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111943369
    • Publisher: Jean-Jacques Pauvert Editeur
    (Paris). (1963). 4to. Re-issue. INSCRIBED by the artist with squiggly drawing. Light edgewear to wrappers, with gentle warping to top forecorner of front wrapper. Minor dustsoiling to edges of leaves. Slight rubbing and soiling to publisher's unprinted acetate dust jacket, with small splits to bottom fore-edges. VG in wrappers in VG acetate dust jacket.
  • Looking at Giacometti

    By Alberto Giacometti

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111943352
    • Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
    • Published: 1996
    8vo. 1st American edition. INSCRIBED by Sylvester: 'Here's looking at you, John & Rosamond Much Love David'. Light bumping to upper fore corners of boards and d.j. Faint soiling to top edge of text block. Some rubbing, mild soiling and toning to d.j. VG/VG.
  • Picasso 347

    By Pablo Picasso

    Our Price: $275.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111943451
    • Publisher: Random House / Maecenas Press
    2 volumes. Oblong 4to. A little discoloration to cloth at spines, seems to be offsetting from purple lining of slipcase. Some detaching starting, of boards from cloth hinges at joints, which is typical of this set, because of the weight of boards and the cloth to which they are attached; there is no tearing to cloth or hinge. Toning to cloth of slipcase; wear and tearing to cloth at edges; a couple splits starting at edges. Slipcase yet strong and funtional. VG in VG slipcase. THE SET:
  • Howard Hodgkin

    By Howard Hodgkin

    Our Price: $100.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111943628
    • Publisher: Gagosian Gallery
    4to. 1st edition. INSCRIBED by Hodgkin to John [Russell] and Rosamond [Bernier]. Some rubbing to edges of d.j. NF/VG.
  • Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonne Volume 2 : Paintings and Sculptures 1964-1969

    By Andy Warhol

    Our Price: $425.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111943734
    • Publisher: Phaidon
    • Published: 2004
    2 volumes. Small oblong 4to. Some bumping to corners of slipcase, with minor scuffing and staining to panels. NF in VG slipcase. THE SET:
  • Picasso His Life And Work

    By Pablo Picasso

    Our Price: $175.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111943345
    • Publisher: Granada
    • Published: 1981
    (London). (1981). 8vo. 3rd edition. INSCRIBED to Roasmanond [Berniers] and John [Russell], with color drawing. Darkening to leaves. Wear and a few short tears to edges of d.j., fading to spine. VG/VG.
  • Picasso His Life And Work

    By Pablo Picasso

    Our Price: $45.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111943321
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: 1971
    8vo. INSCRIBED with color drawing, by Penrose. Rubbing to extremeties of wrappers; crease to upper fore corner of front wrapper, toning to rear; fading to spine. Leaves darkened. VG in wrappers.
  • The Bone Tree

    By Greg Iles

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111943277
    • Publisher: William Morrow
    • Published: 2015
    (2015). 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by the author. Bright clean copy. NF/NF.
  • The Orientalist Poster A Century Of Advertising Through The Slaoui Foundation Collection

    By Abdelaziz Ghozzi

    Our Price: $90.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111943642
    • Publisher: Malika Editions
    (Casablanca). Thin 4to. Negligible to nick to fore edge of a few leaves. Light wear to extremeties of d.j. with a couple short tears to edges. NF/NF.
  • A Life Of Picasso Volume I 1881-1906

    By Pablo Picasso

    Our Price: $60.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111943598
    • Publisher: Random House
    Small 4to. 1st edition. Warmly INSCRIBED to Rosamond [Bernier] and John [Russell]. Some rubbing and smudging to bottom edges of covers and text block. Wear and chipping to edgs of d.j. VG/VG.
  • The Norton Facsimile : The First Folio of Shakespeare

    By William Shakespeare

    Our Price: $110.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111943673
    • Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company Inc
    • Published: 1968
    Folio. T.e.g. Light edgewear to boards, with shallow chipping to head of spine. Previous owner's name to f.f.e.p. Slight soiling and wear to slipcase, with cloth unglued at one joint. VG in VG slipcase.
  • Paul Klee Notebooks Vols 1 & 2 : the thinking eye [together with] The nature of nature

    By Paul Klee

    Our Price: $350.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111943444
    • Publisher: George Wittenborn
    (1961, 1973). 2 volumes. Square 8vo. 1st American editions. Light edgewear to boards. Bump to top edge of front board of vol. 2 affecting d.j. Previous owner's name and date to f.f.e.p. of vol. 1. 'DMA' stamp to copyright page and front d.j. flap of vol. 1. Some rubbing and edgewear to d.j.s. Soiling to d.j. of vol. 1, with a few chips and tears to edges and 4' tear to tail of rear joint. VG/VG. THE SET:
  • The Chop Suey Club

    By Bruce Weber

    Our Price: $135.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111942683
    • Publisher: Arena Editions
    • Published: 1999
    (Sante Fe). (1999). 8vo. 1st edition. Light edgewear to boards. Slight cocking to spine. Gentle vertical crease to f.f.e.p. Occasional minor bumping to top forecorner of leaves. A few chips and tears to edges of dust jacket. Significant tear to front panel and flap of dust jacket, tape-repaired on verso. VG/Good.
  • The Yellow Birds

    By Kevin Powers

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111942942
    • Publisher: Sceptre
    • Published: 2012
    (Great Britain). (2012). 8vo. LIMITED NUMBERED PROOF. One of 100 copies. This one SIGNED. Light wear to boards. Minor closed tear to rear board. VG.
  • Evidence 1944- 1994

    By Richard Avedon

    Our Price: $375.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111942874
    • Publisher: Random House, Inc. / Eastman Kodak Company
    • Published: 1994
    (1994). Folio. 1st edition. INSCRIBED by Avedon to Rosamund [Bernier] and John [Russell]. Light toning and wear to edges of boards. Minor edgewear to d.j., with slight toning to spine. Tiny scrape to d.j. front panel. VG/VG.
  • Max Ernst

    By Max Ernst

    Our Price: $650.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111943079
    • Publisher: Jean-Jacques Pauvert Editeur
    Square 4to. SIGNED by Ernst with small gesture sketch. Text in French. Some soiling, a little rubbing to cloth. Rubbing to title letters at spine (yet legible). Paper clip impression to fore edge of first several leaves. Toning to margins of leaves. VG.
  • A Peakland Faggot : Tales told of Milton Folk

    By R. Murray Gilchrist

    Our Price: $225.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111942638
    • Publisher: Grant Richards
    • Published: 1897
    8vo. 1st edition. INSCRIBED by Gilchrist. T.e.g. Some rubbing to lightly edgeworn pictorial cloth boards. Slight cocking to spine, with gentle bumping to ends. Foxing to endpapers and to edges of leaves, occasionally affecting text. Cracking to paper of front hinge, with 2' tear to bottom edge of f.f.e.p. VG.
  • Positionen zur Gegenwartkunst / Positions in Contemporary Art : Erfundene Symbole / Invented Symbols

    By Alex Katz

    Our Price: $45.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111942669
    • Publisher: Cantz
    (Ostfildern-Ruit). (1997). 4to. INSCRIBED by Katz. Text in German and English. Slight waviness to wrappers and leaves. Minor rubbing to wrappers, with light soiling to rear wrapper. Fading to spine. Dogear to pp. 105-106. VG in wrappers.
  • Plans Sur La Comete

    By Pierre Alechinsky

    Our Price: $100.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111942621
    • Publisher: L'Echoppe
    (1993). 12mo. 1st edition. LIMITED to 1,000 copies. INSCRIBED by Alechinsky. Text in French. Very minor rubbing and edgewear to wrappers. Slight fading to spine. Leaves uncut. VG in wrappers.
  • Picasso: An Idea Becomes Sculpture / Variations On A Theme

    By Pablo Picasso

    Our Price: $60.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111942799
    • Publisher: Galerie Rosengart
    Small narrow and thin 8vo. INSCRIBED with color drawing. Toning to spine. A few minute stains to leaves. VG in wrappers.
  • Louise Bourgeois : Sculptures, environnements, dessins, 1938- 1995

    By Louise Bourgeois

    Our Price: $150.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111942898
    • Publisher: Musee d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris
    • Published: 1995
    4to. INSCRIBED by the artist to John [Russell] and Rosamund [Bernier]. Text in French. Minor rubbing and creasing to wrappers. Bump to head of spine. Exhibition pamphlet taped to f.f.e.p. VG in wrappers.
  • Keith Haring : The Authorized Biography

    By Keith Haring

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111943062
    • Publisher: Prentice Hall Press
    • Published: 1991
    (1991). 4to. 1st edition. INSCRIBED by the author. General shelfwear to d.j. VG/VG.
  • The Ring of Brightest Angels Around Heaven

    By Rick Moody

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111942867
    • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
    • Published: 1995
    (1995). 8vo. UNCORRECTED PROOF. SIGNED by Moody. Fading to spine with light wear to wrappers. Publisher contact sticker to front wrapper. VG in wrappers.
  • Trainwhistle Guitar

    By Albert Murray

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111942829
    • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Books
    • Published: 1974
    (1974). 8vo. UNCORRECTED PROOF. SIGNED by Murray. Some wear to wrappers with light toning to margins. Review note written on half-title. VG in wrappers.
  • Alex Katz : First Sight

    By Alex Katz

    Our Price: $125.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111942706
    • Publisher: Peter Blum Edition
    • Published: 2004
    Oblong 8vo. LIMITED EDITION, LIMITED to 800 copies. INSCRIBED by the artist. Small bump to top edge of front board. Slight fading to spine. VG.
  • The Ponder Heart

    By Eudora Welty

    Our Price: $50.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111942690
    • Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company
    (1954). 8vo. 1st edition. Slight toning and wear to edges of boards, with small stain to top edge. Minor chipping and tearing to edges of dust jacket, with some fading to spine. VG/VG.
  • Louise Bourgeois: L'aveugle guidant l'aveugle

    By Louise Bourgeois

    Our Price: $175.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111942843
    • Publisher: Actes Sud
    4to. INSCRIBED by Bourgeois to Rosamund [Bernier]. Text in French. Mild rubbing to edges of wrappers and text block. NF in wrappers.
  • To Paint

    By Dorothea Tanning

    Our Price: $250.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111942980
    • Publisher: Nadja
    • Published: N.D.
    (Nadja). (New York). 12mo. LIMITED SIGNED EDITION. One of 100 copies. INSCRIBED to John Russell and Rosamond Bernier. Printed in 1995. Creasing and fading to painters' canvas wrapper. Light wear to slipcase. VG/VG in wrappers in VG slipcase.
  • Ecritures Avec Cent Vingt Illustrations Extraites De L'Oeuvre De L'Auteur

    By Max Ernst

    Our Price: $750.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111942997
    • Publisher: Le Point Du Jour
    8vo. 1st edition. INSCRIBED by Ernst, to Rosamond [Bernier], with a small sketch. Some toning, a little soiling and rubbing to covers. Chips and tears to original clear acetate d.j. VG in Good d.j.
  • Louise Bourgeois : Blue Days and Pink Days

    By Louise Bourgeois

    Our Price: $150.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111942928
    • Publisher: Fondazione Prada
    (Milan). (1997). 4to. 1st edition. SIGNED by the artist. Text in Italian and English. Minor rubbing and edgewear to wrappers. Wrappers and leaves slightly warped. Previous bookseller's sticker to rear wrapper verso. VG in wrappers.

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