Stuttgart, Dusseldorf: Edition Domberger, Galerie Schmela, . First Edition, one of 2500 copies. Inscribed by Creeley. Inscribed by... Read More about Numbers
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probably Dutch: mid 18th century. 18th Century Silver Flexible Fish. A charming and curious work. The sole-like fish, its body engraved and chased, is hinged at the head, which opens to reveal a perfume container; the tail, indecipherably hallmarked, is composed of six jointed segments, giving it a naturalistic flexibility..... Read More about Silver perfume holder in the form of a fanciful fish with red stone eyes and articulated tail
1962. Ansel Adams letters to Witter Bynner. Ansel Adams was one of many artists and writers that was friends with writer Witter Bynner (b.1881 - d.1968), having stayed with him and his partner Bob Hunt in Santa Fe. In this letter from the Fourth of July 1962 Adams writes to..... Read More about Correspondence from Ansel Adams to Witter Bynner [2 postcards; summer, 1962
Venice: Apud Nicolaum Pezzana, 1770. No Copy in OCLC. A truly magnificent and well-preserved example of this genre of liturgical printing in both red and black, which, in design and format, carried on with the manuscript tradition, but which, by the late 18th century, had already become impractical. For obvious..... Read More about Antiphonarium Romanum de tempore et sanctis ad normam Breviarii ex decreto sacrosancti Concilii...
London: Harrison and Sons, St. Martin's Lane, 1869. Read More about A Catalogue of the Antiquities and Works of Art Exhibited at Ironmongers' Hall, London, In the...
Geneve: Pierre Cailler, Editeur, 1950. First edition thus, by this publisher, trade issue. Read More about LES PEINTRES CUBISTES: Meditations Esthetiques par Guillaume Apollinaire. Pablo Picasso- Georges...
London: A.H. Baily, 1838. First edition. Read More about Sporting Embellished by Large Engravings Illustrative of British Field Sports
New York: A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book, 1971. First American Edition. Read More about Henry Matisse a novel
New York: Kingore Gallery, 1924. First edition. Archipenko was close with Duchamp from the time he showed with them and the cubists at the 1910 Salon des Indépendants. The present catalogue is for his first exhibition after his emigration to the United States. Read More about The Archipenko Exhibition. Under the Austpices of the Société Anonyme
Germany: 1858. With the pencilled notation in upper corner of initial blanks of “Fr. Kimpler, Berlin 11 [ ] '58.” A card formerly associated with the piece had the name of “Trina N. Hempler” on it. Read More about A sketchbook of 30 detailled pencil drawings, primarily showing details of column ornamentation,...
Paris: Nicolas Langlois, 1688. First edition. Surveyer's Handbook. Bullet (1639-1716), "Architecte du Roy," was the author of the often reprinted L'ARCHITECTURE PRATIQUE (1691), which became a standard (v. Fowler, pp. 69-70) for the next 100 years. Bullet's Traité is similarly written in a spirit of pure practicality, treating that branch..... Read More about Traité du Nivellement, contenant la Théorie et la Pratique de cet Art. Avec la Description d'un...
Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1919. Number 1129 of 1200 copies. Read More about The Colonial Architecture of Salem
N.p. [Paris?]: 1748. Building Code, Paris 1748. Read More about Les Loix des Bâtiments, suivant la Coutume de Paris, Traitant de ce qui concerne les Servitudes...
Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1845. Second edition. Read More about The Ecclesiastical Architecture of Ireland, Anterior to the Anglo-Norman Invasion; Comprising an...
Bristol, PA: 1913. Letter from Charles E. Scott, cashier of the Farmers National Bank of Bucks County, concerning an article written by Edward Biddle about the bank's architecture. "The only alteration of the interior was the conversion of the river front parlor into a banking room. A country director several..... Read More about Autograph letter, signed. One page to Edward Biddle, Esq. " I have read with much delight...
Garden City, New York: Published by Doubleday, Doran & Compan, Inc, 1928-1950. Continuing the Garden & Home Builder. Read More about The American Home. Ellen D. Wangner, Editor
probably English: Ca. 1870. Fine Victorian Architectural Watercolor. A skillful rendering, most likely professional, of a portion of a building, probably a school or similar institution. Read More about Architectural rendering in watercolors of a wing of a Victorian gabled brick building, surrounded...
Paris: Auguste Vincent, Editeur, 1910. First edition. Here you get the plans for the Acropolis, the Forum, Versailles, etc. Read More about Choix de Plans de Grandes Compositions Exécutées Présentant avec leur Jardins ou leur...
Paris: Auguste Vincent, [1905-1907]. Read More about Le Concours du Grand Prix de Rome en 1905, (1906, 1907) à l'Ecole Nationale & Spéciale des...
New York: The Pencil Points Press, 1923-1924. Read More about The Library of Architectural Documents. Vol. II: D’Espouy. One Hundred Selected Plates from...
New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, . Sometimes known by the wrapper title: Arkansas Traveller's Song Book. Includes Mose Carr's “The Arkansas Traveller”. Read More about The Arkansas Traveler's Songster
New York: May 17, 1960. Read More about Portrait photograph of Harold Arlen
ca. 1911. Armless Woman, Inscribed Photograph. Three quarters portrait of an armless Mexican woman named Concha. Miraculously, she has inscribed the verso in an elegant copperplate hand, “Cata: La cinceridad de mi cariño, se la demuestra el presente recuerdo de la ultima de tus amigas. Concha. Apetatitlán, 15 April de..... Read More about Original photograph portrait of Concha, an armless Mexican Woman
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1932. First edition. Read More about Hill Towns and Cities of Northern Italy
1932. Second state, one of 162 copies. French Church Series no. 34. Read More about Etching: 'saint Catherine's Belfry, Honfleur"