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cover of Archive of 20th Century Tattoo Flash

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Collection of approximately 270 total pieces of mostly hand-drawn ink and/or pencil tattoo flash designs on tracing paper, some hand-colored as well, with some carbon transfers, compiled and most likely drawn by an artist named Patrick Ford from the Ozarks region of Missouri. Some wrinkling or folding to many pieces due to storage, some ink bleeding but all images… Read more
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cover of Paranà: Columna Vertebral del Litoral, Rica Vena, Tenso Nervio, Clara Voz, De Argentina Intelectual. No. 1 (Winter 1941) through Nos. 4-7 (Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer 1943) (all published)

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A complete run, bound in two volumes, of the serial from the Argentinian coastal province, published during the second World War and edited by R. E. Montes i Bradley, devoted to recent developments in art, literature, and general culture both domestic and international, with contributions by numerous noted cultural figures and critics, illustrated in the text and with fine… Read more
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cover of FG 1973. Cycle of four drypoint etchings, signed, laid into original printed folder

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[Prague]: [1973]. Printed on thick wove paper measuring ca. 30 × 21 cm, plate measurements 14.5 × 10 cm. Signed and numbered (22 of 27). Fine. Gross was an early member of the Czech post-war artist collective "Skupina 42" (Group 42), formally founded in 1940, during the German Protectorate. The group was forbidden by the Communist government in 1948,… Read more
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cover of N. R.; Les Nouveaux Réalistes

N. R.; Les Nouveaux Réalistes

by Codognato, Attilio, editor

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$12,500.00

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Leather suitcase containing 12 signed and numbered original artworks by leading members of the "New Realist" or "Nouveau Réalisme" movement, comprising 10 prints, 1 sculpture, and 1 two-piece Plexiglas work, with accompanying introductory fascicule featuring text in French, German, English, and Italian signed by editor Attilio Codognato, each of the prints and the text booklet housed in their own… Read more
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cover of LEILOT (Nights)

LEILOT (Nights)

by Glass, Ari (Erich Glas) (text and illustrations)

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One page of text in Hebrew preceding 28 linocuts presented without captions, depicting the artist's imagined visions of the horrors of the Holocaust including torture, prison camps, fires, and graphic images of death. Some very minor toning. Large 4to. Original printed wrpps., some minor paper loss to front cover, small areas of repair, some browning, binding slightly loose. (Tel… Read more
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cover of Mr. Knife Miss Fork

Mr. Knife Miss Fork

by Crevel, René; Kay Boyle; & Max Ernst

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Small 37 pp. volume, being a fragment of the novel Babylone by René Crevel, translated into English by Kay Boyle, and illustrated with nineteen original photograms by Max Ernst, produced in conjunction with Man Ray in his studio using photo-sensitive paper, each with caption in red ink on tissue guards. 12mo. Black boards with gilt decoration designed by Max… Read more
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cover of Arthur Kampf: Zwanzig Radierungen zu Shakespeares Werken

Arthur Kampf: Zwanzig Radierungen zu Shakespeares Werken

by Rosenhagen, Hans (introduction)

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Kampf. (IV) pp. introductory text and biographical material on the German artist who headed the School of Visual Arts in Berlin from 1915 to 1924, list of plates, and 20 fine etched plates showing scenes from Shakespeare plays. Large folio. 3/4 cloth and boards portfolio. Berlin (Wegweiser) n.d. (ca. 1925). Signed by the artist in pencil on colophon page.… Read more
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cover of Masterpieces Selected from the Ukiyoye School. With Brief History of the Development of the School, Biographical Sketches of the Artists, and Some Critical Descriptions

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5 volume study and presentation (in English) of the history of Ukiyoye painting and woodblock printmaking, defined in the preface as genre pictures and popular works depicting manners and customs of the time as opposed to classical works, including an altogether 211 pp. text distributed throughout the volumes, 156 fine text illustrations, mostly from line drawings, and 170 superb… Read more
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cover of 8 Pin-Up Farbakte, 1968-1969, von Jo. Vennekamp in Holzschnittmanier

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Portfolio with 8 original color woodcut prints (each approx. 15" x 22") by Vennekamp, in his own original Pop style with Surrealist undertones, showing erotic imagery in bold, densely colored and compositionally striking formats, including stylized abstractions of genitalia, playfully seductive vignettes, the integration of numbers and letters into the layout, segmented divisions within compositions, etc. Large oblong folio.… Read more
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cover of Die Inseln Wak Wak; eine Erzaehlung aus 1001 Nacht

Die Inseln Wak Wak; eine Erzaehlung aus 1001 Nacht

by Slevogt, Max (illustrator)

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Slevogt. 146 pp. popular German text of one of the 1001 Arabian Nights' tales, 56 original lithographic illus. by Slevogt. Folio. Modern cloth, cover illustration (frayed and soiled) mounted on front cover. Berlin (Bruno Cassirer) 1922. One of 360 copies, signed in pencil by the artist on the colophon page. The Artist and the Book, 289. Ex-library copy, internally… Read more
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