Illustrated Books from Design Books

cover of My Favorite Things

My Favorite Things

by Kalman, Maira

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Design Books
Published
2014
Edition
First Printing
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$195.00

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Harper Design , 2014. This is a fine hardcover copy without dust jacket as issued, with no wear at all. SIGNED by the author and artist, Maira Kalman, with a large drawing on the first white endpaper, and dated 12/13/14. Otherwise completely clean throughout. Illustrated mostly in color. Bibliography. Scarce signed with a drawing. 9" high X 8" wide, 145… Read more
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$195.00
cover of The Iceman Cometh

The Iceman Cometh

by O'Neill, Eugene

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Design Books
Published
1982
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition 2000 Copies
Item Price
$195.00

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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1982. This is a fine hardcover copy with a near fine hardshell slipcase. The slipcase has two tiny dents near the spine. SIGNED by the illustrator, Leonard Baskin, on the colophon page. The original lithograph by Baskin is tipped in at the end, just before the colophon and is also fine. Completely clean. The printed… Read more
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$195.00
cover of Salvador Dali: Prints, Drawings & Livres d'Artiste

Salvador Dali: Prints, Drawings & Livres d'Artiste

by Swann Galleries

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Design Books
Published
2012
Condition
Near Fine
Item Price
$35.00

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New York: Swann Galleries, 2012. This is a near fine softcover copy with minimal wear. Completely clean. This is a sale catalog for an auction held at Swann Galleries, New York on October 31, 2012. Sale number 2292. The sale consisted entirely of artworks by Salvador Dali. 34 lots in the sale. All illustrated in color. some fold-outs. No prices… Read more
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$35.00
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Josef Lada 1887- 1957

by Pecnikova, Paula

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Design Books
Published
2007
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9788086339399
Item Price
$150.00

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Prague: The Municipal House , 2007. This is a very good softcover copy with light cover wear. Completely clean. Text in Czech and English. This catalog was prepared to accompany the exhibition at the Municipal House, Obecni dum, im Prague from November 15, 2007 to February 2, 2008. Josef Lada 1887- 1957, was one of the most imteresting illustrators in… Read more
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$150.00
cover of Zero by Mostel

Zero by Mostel

by Mostel, Zero

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Design Books
Published
1965
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition 250 Copies
Item Price
$300.00

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New York: Horizon Press, 1965. This is a fine hardcover copy, without dust jacket, with a very good hardshell slipcase. This is the signed and limited edition of 250 signed and numbered copies. The signed lithograph is loose and laid in. Illustrated in black & white with Max Waldman's photographs of Zero Mostel. 12" high X 9" wide. Large heavy… Read more
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$300.00
cover of Songs & Fables

Songs & Fables

by Torre, Vincent

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Design Books
Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited Edition.
Item Price
$100.00

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New York: The Inkwell Press , 1990. This is an about fine hardcover copy bound in patterned paper-covered boards with a green cloth spine. Completely clean. This is a limited edition of 120 copies signed and numbered by the artist, Vincent Torre. The color illustrations are woodcuts printed diredctly from the blocks. Each book is bound by hand. A beautiful… Read more
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$100.00
cover of Forty Four Woodcuts of the Nude

Forty Four Woodcuts of the Nude

by Torre, Vincent

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Design Books
Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited Edition.
Item Price
$150.00

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New York: The Inkwell Press, 1978. This is a near fine hardcover copy with just light cover wear. A few scuffs to the rear cover. Very clean inside and out, light foxing to the front endpapers. This is a limited edition of 100 copies signed and numbered by the artist. Illustrated in color with woodcuts printed directly from the blocks.… Read more
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$150.00
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Book Art Object

by Jury, David

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Design Books
Published
2008
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780981791401
Item Price
$195.00

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Berkeley,CA: Codex Foundation, 2008. This is a fine hardcover copy with a very good dust jacket, just the rear jacket flap creased. Completely clean. "Book art object, is a record of the first biennial Codex Book Fair and Symposium: "The Fate of the Art", Berkeley, California, 2007. The event showcased contemporary artist books and fine press and fine art editions… Read more
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$195.00
cover of Quarto Millenary the First 250 Publications

Quarto Millenary the First 250 Publications

by The Limited Edition Club

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Design Books
Published
1959
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition 1500 Copies
Item Price
$195.00

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New York: The Limited Editions Club , 1959. This is a fine hardcover copy bound quarter black morocco, red leather spine label gilt, with red cloth bevelled boards. No dust jacket as issued, but contained in a very good hardcover black slipcase with title label in red with black letters on the spine. Completely clean inside. Beautifully produced memorial volume… Read more
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$195.00
cover of Leonor Fini, Fêtes secrètes - Dessins

Leonor Fini, Fêtes secrètes - Dessins

by Dedieu, Jean Claude

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Design Books
Published
1978
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$750.00

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Paris: Editions Du Regard, 1978. This is a fine hardcover copy bound in gray cloth with a very good dust jacket, just the spine sunned. SIGNED in ink by the artist, Leonor Fini, on the half title page, just under her printed name and briefly inscribed to a friend. Text in French. Illustrated throughout with Leonor Fini's distinctive drawings which… Read more
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$750.00
cover of La Divina Commedia, or the Divine Vision of Dante Alighieri in Italian & English.

La Divina Commedia, or the Divine Vision of Dante Alighieri in Italian & English.

by Dante Alighieri.

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Design Books
Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$950.00

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London: The Nonesuch Press, 1928. This is a very good hardcover copy in the publisher's original orange-stained vellum, gilt. Top page edge gilt, others untrimmed. Double page black & white illustrations taken from Botticelli's drawings in Berlin and Rome. The spine is faded, as usual. Very clean throughout. This is a limited edition of 1475 copies, this copy numbered 403.… Read more
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$950.00
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Intervention and Alchemy: A Public Art Primer

by Posner, Richard

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Design Books
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited Edition 1000 Copies
Item Price
$45.00

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Division of Visual Arts, First Bank System, 1990. This is a very good softcover copy, looking like a composition book from grade school, with a metal spiral binding. Very clean inside and out, small scrape on front cover from price sticker removal. SIGNED by the artist, Richard Posner, on the title-page at the bottom. Not inscribed to anyone, just signed.… Read more
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$45.00
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Late Verse and Earlier

by Shewring, Walter & John DePol

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Design Books
Published
1988
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition.
Item Price
$175.00

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Council Bluffs: The Yellow Barn Press, 1988. This is a fine hardcover copy bound in quarter black cloth and Curwen Press designed patterened paper-covered boards with no wear at all. Wood engravings in black by John DePol. This is a limited edition of 150 copies, this copy is number 133. Artist John DePol has signed, dated and briefly inscribed this… Read more
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$175.00
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The old printing office. With wood engravings by John DePol

by Mott, Frank Luther

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Design Books
Published
1985
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition.
Item Price
$75.00

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Council Bluffs: The Yellow Barn Press, 1985. This is a fine hardcover copy bound in gray quarter cloth and brown and white patterned paper, with no wear at all. Completely clean. With wood engravings in reddish brown by John DePol. This is a limited edition of 125 copies, this copy is number 11. Not signed. 9" high X 6" wide,… Read more
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$75.00
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Did Sherlock Holmes meet Hercule. Wood engravings by John DePol

by Symons, Julian

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Design Books
Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition.
Item Price
$150.00

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Council Bluffs : The Yellow Barn Press , 1987. This is a fine hardcover copy bound in red quarter cloth and gray and white paper-covered boards, designed by John DePol, with no wear at all. Wood engravings in black and red, by John DePol. This is a limited edition of 200 copies, this copy is number 82, hand numbered and… Read more
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$150.00
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Sir Henry Raeburn

by Armstrong, Sir Walter

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Design Books
Published
1901
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited Edition.
Item Price
$395.00

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London: William Heinemann, 1901. This is a very good hardcover copy bound in red cloth with gilt titles to front cover and spine. Spine faded, spotted. Generally very clean inside and out. Brief gift inscription in ink on one of the white endpapers, dated 1901. Top page edge gilt. This is a limited edition. 61 large copper plates +… Read more
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$395.00
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The Biblical Message of Marc Chagall

by Chagall, Marc & Jean Chatelain

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Design Books
Published
1973
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780814805688
Item Price
$195.00

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New York: Tudor Pub. Co, 1973. This is a fine hardcover copy with a fine dust jacket with almost no wear. Completely clean. The original lithograph as frontis is fine. Lithograph printed by Mourlot. Illustrated throughout in color. Preface by Jean Chatelain. 13" high X 10" wide, 199 pages. Large very heavy book foreign postage will be extra. This book… Read more
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$195.00
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The Russian Avant Garde Book, 1910-1934

by Rowell, Margit

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Design Books
Published
2002
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780810962248
Item Price
$125.00

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New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2002. This is a very good hardcover cover copy in blue and red boards with just light wear. No dust jacket. Completely clean inside and out. This catalog was prepared to accompany the exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York in 2002. The catalog documents an extraordinary single owner private collection… Read more
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$125.00
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The Ballad of the Burglar of Babylon

by Bishop, Elizabeth, & Ann Grifalconi

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Design Books
Published
1968
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Printing
Item Price
$145.00

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1968. This is a fine hardcover copy with a near fine complete, non price-clipped dust jacket with a few short closed edge tears. Jacket spine a bit toned. Now in protective mylar cover. Completely clean. Stated first printing, 1968 with color woodcuts by Ann Grifalconi. 8" high X 10" wide. This book will be… Read more
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$145.00
cover of The Artist and the Book in France, The 20th Century Livre D'artiste

The Artist and the Book in France, The 20th Century Livre D'artiste

by Strachan, W. J.

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Design Books
Published
1969
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$150.00

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London: Peter Owen Limited, 1969. This is a fine hardcover copy with a fine dust jacket with virtually no wear. Completely clean inside and out. 181 black & white illustrations + 8 color plates. Glossary. Bibliography. 12" high X 9" wide, 368 pages. Large heavy book, foreign shipping will be extra. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in… Read more
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$150.00