Recent Arrivals from Bernett Penka Rare Books LLC

Recent Arrivals from Bernett Penka Rare Books LLC

cover of VS. Výtvarné snahy: umělecký měsíčník věnovaný výtvarné práci, kreslení a odbornému školství [Designing endeavors: an arts monthly devoted to creative work, drawing, and special schooling]. Vol. XI, nos. 1-10 in 8 issues (complete year)

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Prague: Prometheus, 1929-1930. Quarto (25.2 × 17.5 cm). Original wrappers designed by Ladislav Sutnar, each cover printed with different color rectangle and letters; ca. 30 pages per issue. With numerous illustrations of architectural designs, furniture, and other everyday objects, advertising and book designs etc. Wrappers slightly dust-soiled; occasionally with very faint stains; few leaves loose; first cover with tiny… Read more
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$2,500.00
cover of Parovyi verbliud [The steam camel]

Parovyi verbliud [The steam camel]

by Iatskevich, Lev and Edward Kozak, illustrator

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$450.00

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Berchtesgaden-Munich: Leo Jackewycz, "Orlyk", 1947. Oblong octavo (15 × 21 cm). Original staple-stitched pictorial wrappers; 11 pp. Light overall wear; about very good. Scarce children's book about a train journey, in which the train is compared to a camel and even attributed anthropomorphic traits. The book was published by Ukrainian Displaced Persons (DPs) in post-war Germany near Munich. We… Read more
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$450.00
cover of Bulletin international du surréalisme. Mezinárodní buletin surrealismu. No. 1 (9 Avril 1935)

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Prague, 1935. 4to. (29.7 x 21 cm). Original printed self-wrappers; 12 pp. Some light browning, minor chipping along bottom edge of first few pages, overall very good. The first issue of the International Surrealist Bulletin/Bulletin international du surréalisme, published by the short-lived literary and artistic Surrealist group in Czechoslovakia, Skupina surrealistů v ČSR. Founded in 1934, the group was… Read more
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$1,250.00
cover of Utopia: Een Tweemaandelijks Tijdschrift voor Wetenschappelijk Amusement. No. 1 (n.d., early 1976) through 10 (September 1978) plus special boxed edition on architect J.M. Jujol (all published)

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Delft: Hans Oldewarris, 1976-1978. Various sizes, mostly 4to. and folio (including 29.5 x 21, 31 x 30, and 42 x 25 cm). Primarily original printed wrappers, no. 8 with original illustrated envelope, no. 10 with original cardstock outer folders, supplement in original cardboard box with illustrated label affixed to lid. Varying pagination, most issues 12-30 pp. Extremely good condition.… Read more
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$3,500.00
cover of Poster: Khar'kovskii Obshchestvennyi Institut po izucheniiu anomal'nykh iavlenii predstavliaet vystavku NLO-NLO-NLO: dokumenty, fakty, istorii [The Kharkov Public Institute for the Study of Anomalous Phenomena presents the exhibition UFO-UFO-UFO: documents, facts, histories]

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Kharkiv, 1990. Single leaf, measuring 57 × 41 cm, printed to recto in red and blue, with additional information supplied in marker. Old horizontal and vertical fold; else about very good. Ephemeral poster documenting the information "thaw" surrounding the topic of UFOs, which was taboo during the Soviet Union in spite of the activities of various private research groups… Read more
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cover of Girl Frenzy. Articles and Strips and No Make-Up Tips. No. 1 (1991) through No. 6 (1991)

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London: Girlfrenzy, 1991. 4to. (29.5 x 21 cm). Original side-stapled colorful illustrated wrappers. Issues 28-44 pp. Some very light creasing, rubbing to extremities, overall near fine condition. The first six issues of the fanzine devoted to underground comics, music, and the "riot grrrl" scene. Founded in 1991 and edited by graphic designer Erica Smith, this grouping reflects the entirety… Read more
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$975.00
cover of Vystavka zhivopisi, skul'ptury i grafiki khudozhnikov-kontraktantov 1937 g.: katalog [An exhibition of painting, sculpture and graphic arts by contract artists for 1937: a catalog]

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Moscow: Gosudarstvennoe izdatel'stvo "Iskusstvo", 1938. Octavo (17 × 12.6 cm). Original staple-stitched printed wrappers; 15, [2] pp. followed by seven plates. Stamp of "Vsekokhudozhnik" library to title. Note in blue ink to inside wrapper indicating this as a duplicate copy. Front wrapper beginning to split at bottom; else about very good. An illustrated catalog for an exhibition which included… Read more
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$350.00
cover of Vystavka rabot khudozhnikov komandirovannykh v raiony industrial'nogo i kolkhoznogo stroitel'stva [Exhibition of works by artists sent to the areas of industrial construction and collective farms]

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Moscow: "Vsekokhudozhnik", 1932. Octavo (17.8 × 12.7 cm). Original printed wrappers; 39, [1] pp. interleaved with [11] leaves of plates on coated stock. Stamp of the "Vsekokhudozhnik" library to title. Very good. An illustrated catalog for an exhibition of artists who held residencies in Soviet factories and construction sites in 1931. The exhibition featured 243 works by 64 artists… Read more
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$450.00
cover of Wettbewerbs-Entwurf fur das Kaiser Franz Josef Stadtmuseum; Kennwort; Opus=IV

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Vienna: Wagner, 1912. Tall thin 4to. (40.6 x 30.5 cm). Original self-wrappers; 12 pp. Slight dust-staining, minor browning to edges; overall very good. Otto Wagner was an Austrian architect, furniture designer, and urban planner, as well as a leader of the Vienna Secession and Art Nouveau movements. Through his architectural designs within his native city of Vienna, one can… Read more
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cover of Peredvizhnaia vystavka kartin po kolkhozam moskovskoi oblasti (Riazanskii raion) [Traveling exhibition of paintings around the collective farms of the Moscow region (Riazan district)]

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Moscow: "Vsekhudozhnik", 1935. Octavo (17 × 13 cm). Original printed wrappers; 7, [1] pp. and thirteen plates. Wrappers lightly chipped to edges; tape repair to spine; else about very good. An illustrated catalog for a traveling exhibition of paintings which included 40 works by 32 artists organized by the All-Russian Cooperative Association of Artists (Vsekokhudozhnik). The introduction claims painting… Read more
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$400.00
cover of Proekty zdanii dlia uchrezhdenii sotsial'nogo vospitaniia [Building designs for institutions of social education]

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Moscow: Gosudarstvennoe izdatel'stvo, 1930. Folio (35.5 × 26 cm). Original pictorial wrappers; 125, [1] pp. Illustrations, charts, and graphs throughout. Wrapper edges chipped along the perimeter; more significant wear to spine extremities; light toning due to stock; owner signature to title; still good or better. An album of architectural plans and sketches for 14 educational facilities ranging from village… Read more
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$1,750.00
cover of Jury Report on Prohibition" Historical Postal Covers

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[np, circa 1930]. Twelve postal envelopes measuring 9.2 x 16.5 cm each. Loose as issued. Very light occasional dust-staining, very good condition. This collection of twelve unused satirical postal covers comprise a complete series titled "Jury Report on Prohibition". Each envelope contains a caricature of a juror (eleven men and one woman) accompanied by their job title and a… Read more
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cover of Otchetnaia vystavka proizvedenii khudozhnikov komandirovannykh Sovnarkomom RSFSR, Narkomprosom, Vsekokhudozhnikom i MOSSKh po SSSR v 1933 g. [Retrospective exhibition of works by artists commissioned by the Council of People's Commissars of the RSFSR, The People's Commissariat of Education and the Moscow Artists Union to travel around the USSR in 1933]

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Moscow: Vsekokhudozhnik, 1934. Octavo (17.6 × 13.5 cm). Original staple-stitched printed wrappers; 18, [1] pp. Stamp of the "Vsekokhudozhnik" library to title; else very good. The Soviet practice of artist residences at factories and on major industrial construction sites is well documented in this retrospective exhibition which showcased 272 works by 94 artists. The building projects documented by the… Read more
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$400.00
cover of Ishimoto-Tei Zufu [Illustrated Catalogue of Architect Ishimoto's Own House, Tokyo Gotanda]

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Tokyo: Kokusai Kenchiku Kyokai, 1939. Small quarto (25.5 x 19 cm). Original wrappers with metallic printing to front cover, unpaginated (20 pp). Some slight rubbing and toning to cover, minor area of loss to lower left corner of front cover near spine, overall very good condition. A small booklet illustrated with photographs of architect Kikuji Ishimoto's own home in… Read more
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$1,500.00
cover of Aldric H. Worswick Company. Austin-Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

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Chicago, Illinois: Aldric H. Worswick Co., 1909. Oblong 8vo. (19.7 x 35.3 cm). Original dark blue paper wrappers, title printed to front cover in black lettering and with decorative border, punch-sewn in the Japanese style with brown silk ribbon. 28 leaves, unpaginated. Color printed and illustrated throughout, with large folding plate affixed to inside back cover. Some light sunning… Read more
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$750.00
cover of Na kolomenskom zavode: vystavka rabot brigady khudozhnikov chlenov AKhR ... i chlenov kolomenskogo filiala AKhR [At the Kolomna factory: an exhibition of works by the brigade of artist members of AKhR... and members of the Kolomna branch of AKhR]

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Moscow; Kolomna, „Vsekhudozhnik", 1931. Octavo (17.3 × 12.7 cm). Original printed wrappers; 18, [1] pp. followed by fifteen leaves of plates on coated stock. Very good, save for tiny nick to rear wrapper and stamp of the "Vsekokhudozhnik" library to title. An illustrated catalog showcasing 143 works by 13 artists who held residencies at the Kolomna Locomotive Factory during… Read more
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$600.00
cover of T[aras] Shevchenko. Ukrains'ke maliarstvo [Ukrainian painting; series title]

T[aras] Shevchenko. Ukrains'ke maliarstvo [Ukrainian painting; series title]

by Novyts'kyi, Ol[eksii] and Vasyl H. Krychevs'kyi, designer

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Kyiv: RUKh, 1930. Octavo (25.8 × 18.8 cm). Original pictorial wrappers by Vasyl Krychevs'kyi; 31, [1], one leaf, XXV leaves of plates bw, [2] pp. of text (table of contents). Small tear to right edge; else very good. Simple, yet appealing wrapper design by Vasyl Krychevsky (1873-1953), the Ukrainian painter, set designer, architect, graphic artist, and master of decorative… Read more
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cover of Katalog vystavki rabot zhenshchin-khudozhnikov Moskvy. Zhivopis', skul'ptura, grafika, eskizy dekoratsii i kostiumov [Catalog of the works of women artists of Moscow. Painting, sculpture, graphic arts, sketches of set and costume design]

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Moscow: Sovetskii khudozhnik, 1953. Octavo (17.3 × 13.4 cm). Original printed wrappers; 32, [2] pp. Old inventory number to title; light creasing to block and wrappers; still about very good. A catalog for the last exhibition dedicated specifically to women artists of Moscow, held in April-May 1953, featuring 258 works by 147 artists in a variety of media. Previously… Read more
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$225.00
cover of Khudozhniki na transporte (Sbornik statei po 1-mu i 2-mu reisam) [Artists on transport (A collection of articles on first and second routes]

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Moscow: „Vsekokhudozhnik", 1934. Octavo (18 × 13.5 cm). Original printed wrappers; 28, [3] pp. interleaved with [9] leaves of plates on coated stock. Stamp of the "Vsekokhudozhnik" library to title. Light wear to overlapping wrapper edges and small chip to lower right corner; else very good. An illustrated catalog for an exhibition of 37 artists commissioned to travel across… Read more
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cover of The Scope of a Profession (title from cover)

The Scope of a Profession (title from cover)

by Bail, Horton & Associates, Architects & Engineers

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Fort Myers, Florida: Bail, Horton & Associates, n.d. [circa 1945]. 4to. (27.9 x 21.5 cm). Original side-stapled illustrated wrappers. 42 pp. with loose bulletin laid inside back cover. Some light soiling to covers, overall very good. Signed opposite title page by Ralph Bail with accompanying inscription "We design them, you build them." This volume begins with laying out the… Read more
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