CoBrA – The colour of freedom. The Schiedam Collection.
Rotterdam, NAi Publishers, c 2006. 22 cm x 28 cm. 375 pages. Original Softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.
Catalogue No.4 - International Art
Lives of Seventy of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects by Giorgio Vasari. [With a manuscript letter signed by american painter and muralist Edwin Howland Blashfield to Miss Emily Keene Barnum in which a Miss Gray is discussed, a model who posed for Blashfields Mural in Washington’s Library of Congress]. Edited and Annotated in t he Light of Recent Discoveries by E.H. and E.W. Blashfield and A.A. Hopkins.
First Edition. Four Volumes (complete set). New York, Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1897. Octavo. Pagination: Volume I: Tipped-in manuscript letter by Blashfield, LXXII, 336 pages / Volume II: VI, 407 pages / Volume III: 416 pages / Volume IV: 443 pages. Hardcover / Original burgundy publisher’s cloth with gilt lettering to spine and ornament to front board. All four volumes in protective collector’s mylar. The endpaper to which the beautiful letter of Blashfield is attached, slightly detached. Spine slightly faded, otherwise in absolutely excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. Name of preowner Emily Keene Barnum on endpaper of each Volume. The letter with interesting content: “My Dear Miss Barnum, I have never seen Miss Gray since she posed for my Washington Library Things several years ago. She called a year or two later, saw Mrs. Blashfield, Told her she was playing with an English Company and would come to the studio if she had time but I never saw her after her first visit to this country nor can I remember that she left any address. I am very [?] that I cannot help you. Yours Edwin H. Blashfield – 48 W. 59 St. 16 Mch 1901”.
Totentanz [Danse Macabre / Dance of Death – A cycle of eleven original Woodcuts including titlepage – A Danse Macabre with Elements of Flight and Expulsion / Mit Elementen von Flucht und Vertreibung].
[Germany], 1945. Original Woodcuts / Originaler Holzschnitt auf 11 Blatt in Folio-Format. 26 cm x 39 cm. Excellent condition. Extremely rare and unlisted work of original art, signed and dated by a possibly german artist, named Winfried Walter, signed “WIWA”. In one woddcut the words “Poce – Poce” are seen on a wall. The elaborate run of woodcuts are strikingly depicting the sorrows of Refugees from War, Families leaving their Home, Soldiers marching, Cities in Flames, Dead Horses slaughtered for food, but also death walking away, beaten by the resilience of new beginnings etc.
Tomi Ungerer, EKLIPS. Neues für die Augen von 1960 bis 2010. [Katalog zur Ausstellung Tomi Ungerer in der Kunsthalle Würth, Schwäbisch Hall, 13. Mai bis 19. September 2010].
Künzelsau, Swiridoff, 2010. 8°. 351 Seiten. Überwiegend Illustrationen. Original Hardcover with dustjacket / Originaler Ganzleinenband mit illustriertem Schutzumschlag. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Beautifully signed in his calligraphic hand by Tomi Ungerer. / Von Tomi Ungerer auf dem Zwischentitel kalligraphisch signiert.
Aperture Masters of Photography: Weegee.
Cologne, New York, Konemann Verlags Gmbh and Aperture Foundation, Inc. 1997. 21 cm x 21 cm. 95 pages. Original Hardcover with dustjacket. Cover design by Peter Feierabend. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear.
The Gazette of Fashion, and Magazine of The Fine Arts and Belle Lettres, dedicated by permission to His Royal Highness the Duke of York [With the rare Portrait of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and an early case of “Musical Copyright” discussed on page 137]. Published in weekly, monthly and wuarterly parts. Composed of Original Papers and Music, with Reviews of Literature in General. Illustrated with numerous Engravings, Portraits of Eminent Persons and Subjects connected with Fashion and the Fine Arts.
Two Parts in one Volume (First half year from January to July, 1822). London, Published for C.M.Westmacott, by Hoffmann, 1822. Quarto (20 cm x 27 cm). Portrait-Frontispiece, 214, Portrait Frontispiece, 208 pages plus Index for both quarterly parts with listing of all engravings, scores of original pieces of music, portraits, engravings of the latest, “newest” Parisian Costumes etc. Original Hardcover / 19th – century half leather with gilt lettering on spine. With 11 instead of 23 full-page illustrations of which some included are not called for and others seem to have never been part of the collection. Some minor signs of wear only, a few very faint signs of foxing, a little dusty endpapers but especially the text and illustrations all in generally very good or even better condition with some minor signs of wear only. Extremely Rare !
Irish Glass – A History of Glass-Making in Ireland from the Sixteenth Century. Revised Edition with additional Text and 40 Illustrations. Edited by Mary Boydell.
Dublin, Allen Figgs, 1978. 22,2 cm x 29,1 cm. Frontispiece, XVII, 248 pages with many photographs and text-illustrations. Original green hardcover. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear.
Sweet Creek Holler.
First Edition. New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1988. 14 cm x 21.5 cm. 215 pages. Jacket illustration by Ted Lewin. Original Hardcover with dustjacket in protective collector’s Mylar. Extensive Highlighting and pencil markings within text by Masako Haugaard, who translated the book into Japanese. This was her working-copy. Good+ condition externally with only minor external signs of wear. Small stain to endpaper. Minor foxing to edges and staining to Hardcover. From the reference library of Hans Christian Andersen-Translator Erik Haugaard.