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Gyongy Laky: Reading Geometries
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Gyongy Laky: Reading Geometries

By Laky, Gyongy

Braunstein/Quay Gallery, 2011. Paperback. Very Good. Signed by artist. Unmarked. Exhibition catalog with beautiful color plates. Essay by Marion S. Lee. 46p. Measures 8.5 inches square. Conceptually, Laky's work references the ingenuity inherent in how human beings structure and restructure their environments. Measures 8.75 inches square. 48p.

$20.00

The Process of Change
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The Process of Change

By Burger, Debra Kay

Stuart Street Studio and Associates, 1986. Sewn Binding. Very Good. Unmarked. Signed by artist. Inlaid letter from the artist explaining the project. Photo-montages and poems on the theme of change. 28p.

$30.00

Susan Hornbeak-Ortiz: Thirst and Barbara Benish: Sandcastles
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Susan Hornbeak-Ortiz: Thirst and Barbara Benish: Sandcastles

By Huntington Beach Art Center

Huntington Beach Art Center, 1999. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Illustrated. Exhibition catalog for Susan Hornbeak-Ortiz's Thirst and Barbara Benish's Sandcastles. This is a "dos-a-dos," meaning that it is a single volume in which the two texts are bound together, with one text rotated 180 degrees. Essays. Laid in cards for the exhibition and a letter signed by Susan Hornbeak-Ortiz with wear on the bottom edge. Measures 10.5x8.5 inches. 60p.

$50.00

The Gendered Atom: Reflections on the Sexual Psychology of Science
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The Gendered Atom: Reflections on the Sexual Psychology of Science

By Roszak, Theodore

Berkeley: Conari Press, 1999. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Signed and inscribed "in friendship" to previous owner. Unclipped dust jacket. Deftly weaving insights from diverse sources ranging from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein to the field of feminist psychology, The Gendered Atom looks forward to a gender-free science that finally respects nature and promises a healthier, more fully realized form of knowledge. Foreword by Jane Goodall. 174p.

$15.00

Closing: The Life and Death of an American Factory (The Lyndhurst Series on the South)
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Closing: The Life and Death of an American Factory (The Lyndhurst Series on the South)

By Davidson, Cathy N.; Bamberger, Bill

Doubletake, Norton, 1998. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Signed and dated (6/1/98) by Davidson on half-title page. A powerful collection of nearly one hundred full-color and black-and-white photographs and text portraying the workers and managers of the White Furniture Company, a family business that was forced to shut down after a century in business. Offers insight into the meaning of work at the end of the 20th century. Measures 8.25x9.75 inches. 223p.

$18.00

Gyongy Laky (Portfolio Collection)
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Gyongy Laky (Portfolio Collection)

By Koplos, Janet

Telos Art Publishing, 2003. Paperback. Very Good. Signed by artist on title page to previous owner. Beautifully illustrated. French flaps. Conceptually, Laky's work references the ingenuity inherent in how human beings structure and restructure their environments. Measures 8.75 inches square. 48p.

$40.00

Russians
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Russians

By McDonald, Jock

J. McDonald, 1993. First Edition. Spiral Bound. Very Good. Signed and dated by Author/Photographer on the colophon page. Unmarked text on card stock. Illustrated with 17 black and white, tri-tone portraits of country life in the USSR, June 27, 1991 (stated at bottom of title page). Thick cardboard covers with spiral bound copper spine, title blind stamped on cover. Unpaginated. Glassine page overlays each photograph page. This noted American photographer traveled through rural Russia about the time the Soviet Union disintegrated into fifteen separate countries. While there, he photographed the people he encountered.

$35.00

Yosemite's Famous Guests
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Yosemite's Famous Guests

By Sargent, Shirley

Flying Spur Press, 1970. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Good. Unmarked text. Signed and dated with short inscription by author on front end page. Sun line at spine. Illustrated throughout. 48p. Index. Foreword by Horace M. Albright. Guests include Horace Greeley, Thomas Starr King, PT Barnum, Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Muir, Jack London, and others.

$12.00

Gilah Yelin Hirsch: The Traveling Exhibition 2005-2009
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Gilah Yelin Hirsch: The Traveling Exhibition 2005-2009

By Hirsch, Gilah Yelin

Gilah Hirsch, 2010. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Signed by artist to previous owner. Beautiful color plates. Accompanied a traveling exhibition. 44p.

$20.00

Before the Point of No Return: An Exchange of Views on the Cold War, the Reagan Doctrine, and What Is to Come
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Before the Point of No Return: An Exchange of Views on the Cold War, the Reagan Doctrine, and What Is to Come

By Wofsy, Leon (editor)

Monthly Review Press, 1986. Paperback. Very Good. Signed. Signed "Leon" by the editor, with an inscription to Mickie. Essays and letters about the Cold War by 25 American scholars, scientists and journalists, including Leon Litwack, Noam Chomsky, Robert Scheer, Hans A. Bethe, Diana Johnstone, Stephen F. Cohen and others. 146p

$12.00

Blown to Bits: How the New Economics of Information Transforms Strategy
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Blown to Bits: How the New Economics of Information Transforms Strategy

By Evans, Philip; Wurster, Thomas S

Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 1999. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Signed. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Signed by author (Philip Evans) with a personal note to a previous owner. First edition. 251p. Index. Boston Consulting Group VPs Evans and Wurster won a 1997 McKinsey Award for an article they wrote for the Harvard Business Review that became the basis of this book. Blown to Bits reveals how the spread of connectivity and common standards is redefining the information channels that link businesses with their customers, suppliers, and employees.

$12.00

Roberto Matta, Gordon Onslow Ford: A Vision Shared (with signed Gordon Onslow Ford card)
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Roberto Matta, Gordon Onslow Ford: A Vision Shared (with signed Gordon Onslow Ford card)

By Bogzaran, Fariba

Weinstein Gallery, 2003. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Exhibition catalog filled with color plates and photographs. 40p. Essay by Fariba Bogzaran. Laid in card signed by Gordon Onslow-Ford with the painting "Pioneer Seeds" image. British-born painter Gordon Onslow Ford (1912-2003) was the youngest and last surviving member of the original Surrealist artistic group, led by the poet Andr

$60.00

Signed: Gordon Onslow Ford Letter, September 12th, 1990
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Signed: Gordon Onslow Ford Letter, September 12th, 1990

By Gordon Onslow Ford

Letter, 1990. Letter. Very Good. Unmarked. Signed letter from the artist Gordon Onslow Ford (1912-2003) to writer/artist Amy Ione in response to an article about his work. Folded into four panels. Includes comments on his view of art theories. British-born painter Gordon Onslow Ford was the youngest and last surviving member of the original Surrealist artistic group, led by the poet Andr

$1400.00

Medicine at the Crossroads: The Crisis in Health Care
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Medicine at the Crossroads: The Crisis in Health Care

By Konner, Melvin

New York: Pantheon, 1993. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Signed. Signed and dated by author with an short inscription to previous owner. Unmarked. Index. References. Unclipped dust jacket. 298p. A late twentieth century indictment of the modern medical establishment that examines such problems as the high cost of health care, the channeling of funds to high-tech research instead of prevention programs, the medical-insurance gap, and other critical issues.

$12.00

Faces of Psychology. Perception Supplement 1, Volume 21
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Faces of Psychology. Perception Supplement 1, Volume 21

By Wade, Nicholas

Perception, 1992. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Signed by author to previous owner. Faces and summaries include John Locke, Leibniz, Goethe, Charles Wheatstone, Helmholtz, William James, Karl Pearson, Shinobu Ishihara, Jean Piaget, and others. 107p. Index.

$20.00

From an Antique Land
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From an Antique Land

By Martin, Fred

West Coast Print Center, Green Gates Press, 1979. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Signed. Signed by author to previous owner. Unmarked text. Written and profusely illustrated by Fred Martin. Cover is four-color reproduction of Martin painting. Record of a several years' long series of explorations of altered states of consciousness, with the goal of re-opening a path to the archetypal and the mythic in personal experience as a source for artistic inspiration.

$12.00

Medical Mystery: The Training of Doctors in the United States
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Medical Mystery: The Training of Doctors in the United States

By Jonas, Steven

Norton, 1978. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Signed. Signed by author, with an inscription to previous owner, another "preventionist." Also contains a loose sheet of paper with the author's name imprinted on it and note to the previous owner asking for his thoughts on the book. Original dust jacket with closed tear and edge wear. Unmarked text. Text focuses on medical schools and their responsibility for the physician-centered nature of healthcare in the late twentieth century. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Dr. Jonas has published widely on health policy, preventive medicine, public health, and fitness and sports for both lay and professional audiences.

$12.00

The Psychology of Art and the Evolution of the Conscious Brain (Bradford Books)
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The Psychology of Art and the Evolution of the Conscious Brain (Bradford Books)

By Solso, Robert L

The MIT Press, 2003. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Signed. Signed by author and inscribed to previous owner. Includes a letter from the author expressing thanks for help in writing the book and explaining that this copy is one of 20 copies with an imprint of a finger printed on the left side on page 193. The book was reprinted for general circulation without this flaw. This edition is otherwise as new. Well illustrated. 278p. Index. Notes. References.

$25.00

In Search of Kinship: Modern Pioneering on the Western Landscape
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In Search of Kinship: Modern Pioneering on the Western Landscape

By Lambert, Page

Fulcrum, CO: Fulcrum Publishing, 1996. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Signed by author under the her written words: "In honor of the land, our families, and our (indecipherable)." 236p. In superbly crafted writing, Page Lambert weaves together stories of western ranching traditions and ancient native American beliefs.

$12.00

Art Life: Selected Writings 1991-2005
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Art Life: Selected Writings 1991-2005

By Rinder, Lawrence

Gregory R. Miller & Company, 2006. Paperback. Very Good. Signed. Unmarked text. Illustrated. 160p. French flaps. Signed by author. An entertaining, lyrical, and informative collection of essays. These essays provide keys to understanding a broad range of contemporary practices - from painting and drawing to net art and video installations. In each of these texts, Rinder muses on how the intersection of material, image, and idea creates meaning - in some of the most compelling artworks of the past four decades. Among the artists under discussion: Luc Tuymans, Sophie Calle, Martin Creed, Ara Peterson, Jim Drain, Louise Bourgeois, Jack Smith, Irit Batsry.

$14.00

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