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cover of Lippman Kamprite Trailer (Retail display composite photograph, circa 1922)

Lippman Kamprite Trailer (Retail display composite photograph, circa 1922)

by [Transportation] [Mid-century Design]

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Published
1922
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$2,250.00

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St. Louis, MO: Lippman Kamprite Trailer Company, 1922. Vintage oversize double-weight composite retail display photograph of eighteen images of the Lippman Kamprite Trailer, circa 1922. As production-line manufacturing of affordable automobiles began in the early twentieth century and car ownership boomed, the production of auto trailers, and goods and amenities for auto touring followed close behind. A number… Read more
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cover of Three original alternative proof artwork designs for the Pixies album Doolittle

Three original alternative proof artwork designs for the Pixies album Doolittle

by Pixies (artist); Vaughan Oliver (designer); Simon Larbalestier (photographer)

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Published
1989
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$13,500.00

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London: 4AD, 1989. Three early never-issued alternative artwork proof designs for the classic 1989 album "Doolittle" by the Pixies, developed by British graphic designer Vaughan Oliver, with photography by Simon Larbalestier. Unique. In 1980, Oliver and photographer Nigel Grierson formed the graphic design partnership 23 Envelope, and in 1982 were invited to create sleeve art for the 4AD… Read more
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$13,500.00
cover of Collection of five original photographs from an unknown film, circa 1950s

Collection of five original photographs from an unknown film, circa 1950s

by [Renée Rouzot]

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Published
1950
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$35.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1950. Collection of five vintage reference photographs from an unknown film, circa 1950s. Name and address of French film costume designer Renée Rouzot in holograph ink annotation on the verso of one photograph. All photographs 5 x 7 inches. Very Good or better.
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cover of Original Ralph Records catalog poster for Fall 1981

Original Ralph Records catalog poster for Fall 1981

by Ralph Records (label); [The] Residents, Fred Frith, Yello, Tuxedomoon, Snakefinger, Renaldo and the Loaf, MX-80 Sound (artists); Pore Know Graphics (design)

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Published
1981
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$375.00

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San Francisco: The Cryptic Corporation / Ralph Records, 1981. Vintage two-sided, two-color, fold-out Ralph Records catalog poster for Fall 1981. Featuring releases from Fred Frith, MX-80 Sound, Renaldo and the Loaf, [The] Residents, Snakefinger, Tuxedomoon, and Yello, as well as compilation lps, t-shirts, badges, and short films, as well as guidance for not submitting your music to Ralph Records. … Read more
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$375.00
cover of Original poster for the 1985 Stockholm Monsters single, "How Corrupt is Rough Trade?

Original poster for the 1985 Stockholm Monsters single, "How Corrupt is Rough Trade?

by Stockholm Monsters (artist); Trevor Johnson (designer)

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Published
1985
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$450.00

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Manchester: Factory Benelux, 1985. Vintage poster for the 1985 Stockholm Monsters single "How Corrupt is Rough Trade?", designed by Trevor Johnson for Factory Records and released by Factory Records Belgian imprint Factory Benelux. The Stockholm Monsters were an integral but often overlooked part of the Manchester/Factory Records scene of the early 1980s. Their highest charting single "How Corrupt… Read more
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$450.00
cover of Original design illustration for an embroidered patch worn by Burger Chef employees, circa 1950s

Original design illustration for an embroidered patch worn by Burger Chef employees, circa 1950s

by [Americana] [Design] [Fast Food]

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Published
1964
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$850.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1964. Vintage design illustration for an embroidered uniform patch worn by Burger Chef employees, circa 1964. Sample patch affixed to the top left corner. The first Burger Chef restaurant was opened by Frank and Donald Thomas in Indianapolis in 1957. The chain quickly spread across the United States, with 335 locations across the country in… Read more
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$850.00
cover of Henry Wolf: Photographs 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s (Original poster for the 1998 lecture series and art exhibition, signed by Henry Wolf)

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New York: Parsons School of Design, 1998. Vintage poster for the 1998 lecture series and exhibition. SIGNED by graphic designer and artist Henry Wolf. Produced in conjunction with a retrospective exhibition of Wolf's work. The series ran from November 4 to December 11, 1998, at Parsons School of Design, and featured Wolf alongside photographer Duane Michals and graphic… Read more
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$250.00
cover of Mid-Century Modern: Furniture of the 1950s (First Editon)

Mid-Century Modern: Furniture of the 1950s (First Editon)

by Cara Greenberg

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Published
1984
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780517554111
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$425.00

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New York: Harmony Books, 1984. First Edition. First Edition. From the collection of noted curator Brenda Richardson, with her name in holograph ink on the front endpaper. One of the most distinguished art curators and historians of the twentieth century, Brenda Richardson began her career at the University Art Museum in Berkeley (1964-1975), and went on to become… Read more
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cover of Innovative Furniture in America from 1800 to the Present (First Edition)

Innovative Furniture in America from 1800 to the Present (First Edition)

by David A. Hanks; Russell Lynes (introduction); Rodris Roth, Page Talbott (essays)

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Published
1981
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780818004506
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$60.00

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New York: Horizon Press, 1981. First Edition. First Edition. Fine and unread in a Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket with faint toning to extremities and faint creasing and rubbing overall.
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cover of Design for Life: Our Daily Lives, the Spaces We Shape, and the Ways We Communicate, As Seen Through the Collections of Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum (First Edition)

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New York: Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Smithsonian Institution, 1997. First Edition. First Edition. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.
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$60.00
cover of Mood River (First Edition)

Mood River (First Edition)

by Jeffrey Kipnes, Annetta Massie (organized by, texts); Philip Johnson, Sherri Geldin, Carl F. Kohrt, Sanford Kwinter, Chee Pearlman, Sylvia Lavin, Jose Oubrerie (texts)

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Published
2002
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781881390305
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$85.00

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Columbus, OH: Wexner Center for the Arts, 2002. First Edition. First Edition. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Wexner Center for the Arts between February 3 and May 26, 2002. Fine and unread in illustrated card wrappers with French flaps in a Fine plastic translucent orange dust jacket.
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cover of Archive of working material belonging to Delta Associates founder Lynn Wineland, including advertising art, production materials, and ephemera relating to motorcycling

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Alhambra, CA: Delta Associates, 1976. Large archive of original art, sketchbooks, illustrations, and advertising production materials, and a collection of catalogs, brochures, booklets, flyers, and magazines, all relating to the Southern California off-road motorcycle scene (and motorcycles in general) from Lynn Wineland and his "Delta Associates" design and advertising firm. A voluminous collection featuring dozens of pieces of production… Read more
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cover of Phase IV (Original compilation photograph of six Saul Bass title designs to promote the 1974 film)

Phase IV (Original compilation photograph of six Saul Bass title designs to promote the 1974 film)

by Saul Bass (director); Mayo Simon (screenwriter); Nigel Davenport, Michael Murphy, Lynne Frederick (starring)

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Published
1973
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$150.00

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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1973. Vintage borderless compilation photograph of six Saul Bass title designs and portrait of Saul Bass to promote the 1974 Bass directed film. Bass' title designs shown are "The Man with the Golden Arm," "Carmen Jones," "Anatomy of a Murder," "Bonjour, Tristesse," "Exodus," and "Seconds." Mimeo snipe affixed to verso and folded over recto. … Read more
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cover of Rooms (First Edition)

Rooms (First Edition)

by [Derry Moore] Joseph Holtman (editor); Carl Skoggard (text)

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Published
2006
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780847828265
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$85.00

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New York: Rizzoli, 2006. First Edition. First Edition. Fine and unread in a Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket with light rubbing to front panel near spine fold.
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cover of Every Room Tells a Story: Tales from Pages of Nest Magazine (First Edition)

Every Room Tells a Story: Tales from Pages of Nest Magazine (First Edition)

by Joseph Holtzman (editor); Matthew Stadler (introduction); Carl Skoggard (text)

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Published
2001
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781891024283
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$125.00

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New York: Distributed Art Publishers [D.A.P.], 2001. First Edition. First Edition. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Bumps to corners, crown and heel of boards and jacket.
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cover of The Caper of the Golden Bulls [Carnival of Thieves] (Original storyboards for the 1967 film)

The Caper of the Golden Bulls [Carnival of Thieves] (Original storyboards for the 1967 film)

by Stephen Boyd, Yvette Mimieux, Giovanna Ralli, Vito Scotti (starring); William P. McGivern (novel); Russell Rouse (director); David Moessinger, Ed Waters (screenwriters);

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Published
1967
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$650.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1967. Two sets of original storyboards for the 1967 film, both bound in script format. Based on the 1966 novel by William P. McGivern. A former bank robber is blackmailed by his former partner into helping her steal millions from the Spanish National Bank of Pamplona. Set and shot on location in Madrid and… Read more
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cover of Original design illustration of the Disneyland Hotel and monorail station, circa 1961

Original design illustration of the Disneyland Hotel and monorail station, circa 1961

by [Disneyland] [Walt Disney]

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Published
1961
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$550.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: The Lou Smith Organization, 1961. Vintage xerographically duplicated design illustration of the Disneyland Monorail System-then known as the Disneyland-Alweg Monorail System-and the Disneyland Hotel, circa 1961. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. The design illustrates Disneyland's 1961 six million dollar expansion project. The project led to the creation of the Disneyland… Read more
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$550.00
cover of Original photograph of Diana Rigg and Patrick Macnee in a promotional test photograph for The Avengers, circa 1967

Original photograph of Diana Rigg and Patrick Macnee in a promotional test photograph for The Avengers, circa 1967

by Diana Rigg (subject); Alun Hughes (designer)

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Published
1967
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$475.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1967. Vintage double weight satin-finish test photograph of actors Diana Rigg and Patrick Macnee in costume as Emma Peel and John Steed, respectively, in a promotional shot for "The Avengers," circa 1967. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with a stamp for St. Cross Features. From the archive of the PIX Agency, a… Read more
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$475.00
cover of Cleopatra (Collection of two original reference photographs and one original storyboard from the 1963 film)

Cleopatra (Collection of two original reference photographs and one original storyboard from the 1963 film)

by Joseph L. Mankiewicz (director, screenwriter); Carlo Maria Franzero (book); Sidney Buchman, Ranald MacDougall (screenwriters); Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Roddy McDowall (starring)

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Published
1963
Item Price
$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1963. Collection of two vintage oversize borderless black and white set design reference photographs and one original charcoal pencil storyboard from the 1963 film. Photographs and illustration mounted on heavyweight cardboard, with holograph pencil annotations on the verso. Based on Carlo Maria Franzero's 1957 book "The Life and Times of Cleopatra." Twentieth Century-Fox's ambitious, bank-breaking venture,… Read more
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$325.00
cover of Archive of advertising and photographs for a custom mechanical scoreboard firm in Miami, Florida, circa 1940s

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Miami, FL: N.p., 1940. Archive of sales material and design documents for the James O. Tice Company, a custom mechanical scoreboard firm active in the 1940s in Florida. Included in the archive are 19 vintage black and white photographs (including 14 original photographs and 5 xerographically duplicated photographs), 2 manuscript design documents, 1 original blueprint and 1 xerographically duplicated… Read more
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$650.00