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Teoriia svobodnogo stikha: zametki o poeticheskoi tekhnike [Theory of verse libre: notes on poetic technique]

Teoriia svobodnogo stikha: zametki o poeticheskoi tekhnike [Theory of verse libre: notes on poetic technique]

by Charles Vildrac, Georges Duhamel, and Vadim Shershenevich, translator

Moscow: Izd-vo "Imazhinisty", 1920. Octavo (17.5 × 13.5 cm). Original printed wrappers; 48 pp. Unopened and uncut. Wrappers detached; light foxing to wrappers; text evenly toned to stock, internally very good. First Russian language publication of Charles Vildrac (1882-1971) and Georges Duhamel's (1884-1966) 1910 "Notes sur la Technique poétique," translated with commentary by the Imaginist poet Vadim Shershenevich (1893-1942). The translation helped... Read more
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$750.00
Profezie per il 1916 della Veggente Contessa Aurelia. Via dei Pontefici, 27. Roma

Profezie per il 1916 della Veggente Contessa Aurelia. Via dei Pontefici, 27. Roma

by [Bragaglia, Anton Giulio.]

Slim 24 pp. volume published anonymously but attributed to Bragaglia, which contains a brief background and biography of Aurelia as well as her prophecies for 1916. Two illustrations within the volume: a photographic portrait of Aurelia and a diagram of a palm with the lines on the hand and the fingers mapped to different planets. 8vo. Stapled pink cover with unsigned engraving by Futurist artist Enrico Prampolini, overall excellent condition. Rome (E. Matteucci) 1916. Anton Giulio Bragaglia was a... Read more
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$1,850.00
La Terra dei Vivi: Nuova Estetica del Paesaggio Italiano. Quindicinale di Turismo - Arte - Architettura.  No. 2 (25 Giugno 1933) through No. 7 (Ottobre 1933)

La Terra dei Vivi: Nuova Estetica del Paesaggio Italiano. Quindicinale di Turismo - Arte - Architettura. No. 2 (25 Giugno 1933) through No. 7 (Ottobre 1933)

6 out of a total of 7 issues published (lacking the first issue, each issue 8 pp.) of the short-lived Futurist journal dedicated to the new aesthetic of the Italian landscape and exploring art, architecture, and tourism, under the editorial direction of important Futurist figure Fillia, covering varied topics including modern architecture within Italy and abroad, the machinery aesthetic, new developments within La Spezia, mural painting, Sant'Elia, urbanism, functional architecture, Boccioni,... Read more
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$4,500.00
Nowa kultura: tygodnik [New Culture: a weekly], vol. II, no. 12 (27)

Nowa kultura: tygodnik [New Culture: a weekly], vol. II, no. 12 (27)

by Kwiatkowska, Franciszka and Edward Staniewski, editors

Warsaw: Franciszka Kwiatkowska, 1924. Octavo (25 × 17.5 cm). Original staple-stitched printed wrappers with cover and typography design by Mieczysław Szczuka; 24 pp. Wrappers very lightly creased; tear to upper edge of two leaves not affecting text; overall very good. Single issue of the important Polish modernist and avant-garde literary and political journal, published from July 1923 to September 1924 by the avant-garde artist Mieczysław Szczuka and communist... Read more
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$750.00
Victory over the Sun. First New York performance

Victory over the Sun. First New York performance

by Law, Alma (director)

Brooklyn: Brooklyn Academy of Music, 1983. . Poster, 28 x 22 inches. Next Wave series. Some wrinkling. From the New York Times: By HARLOW ROBINSON Published: November 20, 1983 When the opera ''Victory Over the Sun'' received its first performance in St. Petersburg in 1913, the city's artistic elite buzzed with excitement. Tickets were sold out in a day. One drama critic in attendance later noted: ''Scandal lovers from the St. Petersburg... Read more
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$150.00
Ohverdet konn [The sacrificed frog]

Ohverdet konn [The sacrificed frog]

by Hiir, Erni and Albert Kivikas

Tartu: Odamees, 1919. Quarto (22 × 17.5 cm). Original staple-stitched decorative wrappers; 8 pp. Sun-tanning to front wrapper; else a very good copy of a rather fragile title. One of the few true Futurist books to be published in Estonia, a joint effort by Erni Hiir (1900-1989) and Albert Kivikas (1898-1978), this being the latter's first book publication. "The sacrificed frog" contains three poems by Hiir as well as three prose poems by Kivikas ("Office,"... Read more
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$950.00
CAFFECONCERTO/ALFABETO A SORPRESA

CAFFECONCERTO/ALFABETO A SORPRESA

by CANGIULLO, (FRANCESCO)

Original blue wrappers with a design in black by Cangiullo. Modern cloth folding case with gilt lettering. Fine copy of a very fragile piece.A humanized typographic alphabet by the Futurist writer-poet, printed in letterpress on different colored papers. Words in different typefaces become images of landscapes and human bodies. Cangiullo was influenced here by F. T. Marinetti's typographic experiments in "Les Mots en liberté futuriste", the Futurist manifesto for graphic design - the concepts of the... Read more
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$2,500.00
Futurismo y Nueva Cuenta

Futurismo y Nueva Cuenta

by Pizarro, Pedro

Málaga, Spain: Instituto Municipal del Libro, 2009. First printing. 81 pp., 6.75 x 8.75 inches. Sewn signatures glued into plain card covers, in printed dust-jacket. Illustrated in color throughout. Catalogue for an exhibition commemorating the centenary of Marinetti’s Futurist manifesto, with an introduction by Alfredo Taján (director of the Instituto Municipal del Libro), essays by the curator Pizarro and Juan Bonilla, and sixty-four illustrations, including more than fifty books. Notable for the... Read more
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$46.00
The Next Century

The Next Century

by HALBERSTAM, David

Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1991. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Full leather gilt. Slightly tarnished gilt, very good. One of an unspecified number of copies Signed by the author.
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$45.00
The Next Century

The Next Century

by HALBERSTAM, David

New York: Morrow, 1991. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in a fine dustwrapper.
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$20.00
L’Aeroplano del Papa, Romanzo profetico in versi liberi.

L’Aeroplano del Papa, Romanzo profetico in versi liberi.

by Marinetti, F. T

Marinetti, F. T., L'Aeroplano del Papa, Romanzo profetico in versi liberi. Milano: Edizioni Futuriste di Poesie, Corso Venezia, 61, 1914. 19 cm, 259 pages, followed by an index and 1 leaf of advertisements. Original paper wrapper mended. This copy is inscribed and signed by Marinetti to Mario Pei (1901 – 1978), the linguist and philologist. Original paper wrapper in fragile condition.
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$875.00
Del Teatro Teatrale Ossia Del Teatro (On Theatrical Theater, That Is, Theater)

Del Teatro Teatrale Ossia Del Teatro (On Theatrical Theater, That Is, Theater)

by Bragaglia, Anton Giulio

Rome: Edizioni Tiber,, 1929. Very Good. 4to, dark red cloth, lettering and device in white on black. Spine neatly rebacked, new endpapers; corners bumped. Text somewhat tanned due to quality of paper. Bragaglia's theory of stage design with 212 pages, profusely illustrated in black and white. Italian set designer, theater and film director and photographer, a key person in Italian futurist theater.Opened a theater in the ancient Roman baths of Septimus Severus with rooms decorated by Balla, Depero... Read more
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$750.00
THE NEXT CENTURY Signed Easton Press

THE NEXT CENTURY Signed Easton Press

by David Halberstam

Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine. Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. A Limited Edition. ; Signed limited edition. ; The Signed First Editions Series.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original binding. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box.; Signed by Author .
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$299.00
Nowa kultura: tygodnik [New Culture: a weekly], vol. II, no. 21 (36)

Nowa kultura: tygodnik [New Culture: a weekly], vol. II, no. 21 (36)

by Kwiatkowska, Franciszka and Edward Staniewski, editors

Warsaw: Franciszka Kwiatkowska, 1924. Octavo (25 × 17.5 cm). Original staple-stitched printed wrappers with cover and typography design by Mieczysław Szczuka; 24 pp. Very good. Single issue of the important Polish modernist and avant-garde literary and political journal, published from July 1923 to September 1924. "Nowa kultura" was a continuation of "Kultura Robotnicza" ("Proletarian Culture"), an official organ of the Polish Communist Party. As... Read more
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$750.00
PÃ¥ Kanaanexpressen [On the Canaan Express Train]

PÃ¥ Kanaanexpressen [On the Canaan Express Train]

by Olsson, Hagar and Olavi Paavolainen, artist

Stockholm: Holger Schildt, 1929 (printed in Helsinki by F. Tilgmann). Octavo (19.5 × 16.5 cm). Original photo-illustrated wrappers; 231, [1] pp. Twelve black-and-white photographs, a few full-page. Light wear to spine extremities; discrete owner annotation in ink to title and ffep; else very good. First edition of this key work of the Finno-Swedish literary avant-garde, which was chiefly represented by Hagar Olsson (1893-1978) and the poet Elmer Diktonius. Olsson's work was situated in... Read more
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$1,500.00
The Next Century - Signed First Edition

The Next Century - Signed First Edition

by Halberstam, David

Norwalk, CT: Easton Press. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1991. First Edition. Full Leather. Near fine full leather edition, no names or bookplates. Signed by the author on the signature page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 126 pages; Signed by Author .
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$25.00
The Next Century

The Next Century

by Halberstam, David

New York, 1991. 1st trade. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 126 pages, previous owner's signature on front end paper, underlining throughout. Otherwise, very tight copy. Record # 451102
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$5.00