search results

click here to use our advanced search
Found 42 books(s). Showing results 1 thru 10.
  • results per page
  • sort by
Click to View Full Book Details

GOYA’S MASTERPIECE TAUROMAQUIA:
EXTRAORDINARY RARE 1855 SECOND EDITION, FINELY PRINTED FROM THE ORIGINAL PLATES, WITH ORIGINAL PAPER WRAPPERS BOUND IN

GOYA Y LUCIENTES, Francisco José de. Coleccion de las diferentes suertes y actitudes [Tauromaquia]. Madrid, 1855.

Rare second edition of Goya’s magisterial survey of the “fiesta nacional”—33 dramatic etched and aquatinted plates of bullfighting scenes in early impressions from the original plates etched by Goya. This copy bound with the seven additional plates published for the first time in the 1876 third edition. $140,000.

Read More
Click to View Full Book Details

"MA FACE PERDUE TA FACE ÉPERDUE / ENSEMBLE FONDU INTIMES CONFONDUES…"

PICASSO, Pablo and CESAIRE, Aime. Corps Perdu. Paris, 1950.

Striking first edition of this powerful celebration of black pride, number 42 of only 177 copies (out of a total edition of 219 copies) on Velin de Montval and signed by poet Aime Cesaire and artist Pablo Picasso, featuring poetry by Cesaire and 32 beautiful illustrations by Picasso (one etching, one etching and rupoint, 10 aquatints, and 20 engravings with burin). $24,000.

Read More
Click to View Full Book Details

LASARD'S MONTMARTRE, WITH 12 LOVELY LARGE FOLIO LITHOGRAPHS OF PARISIAN SOCIETY IN THE 1920S, EACH SIGNED BY THE ARTIST

LASARD, Lou-Lou Albert. Montmartre. Potsdam, 1925.

Rare first edition of this lovely portfolio of large original lithographs of Montmartre society in the 1920s, each one matted and signed in pencil by the artist, Lou-Lou Albert Lasard. $12,500.

Read More
Click to View Full Book Details

WONDERFUL PORTFOLIO OF HAND-PAINTED PHOTOGRAPHS BY VICTOR VAZQUEZ, EACH SIGNED BY HIM

VAZQUEZ, Victor. The Body and the Bird. Philadelphia, 2002.

Signed limited first edition of this dramatic portfolio of nine hand-painted gelatin silver prints by an iconic Puerto Rican artist, number 6 of only 25 copies produced, each print signed, titled and dated on the verso by Vazquez. $8500.

Read More
Click to View Full Book Details

SIGNED BY BOTH PAZ AND MOTHERWELL, WITH 27 ORIGINAL LARGE FOLIO LITHOGRAPHS BY MOTHERWELL

PAZ, Octavio. Three Poems. New York, 1987. Signed limited edition, number 429 of 750 copies hand-sewn and bound in cloth (out of a total edition of 820), signed on the colophon by both Robert Motherwell and Octavio Paz, with 27 original mounted lithographs by Motherwell, including an original lithograph inset on the front cover of the book. $6500.

Read More
Click to View Full Book Details

“VOICI LE TEMPS DES ASSASSINS”

(LÉGER, Fernand) (MILLER, Henry) RIMBAUD, Arthur. Illuminations. Lausanne, 1949.

Lovely signed limited illustrated edition of one of Rimbaud's most important poetical works, with 15 splendid original full-page lithographs by Fernand Léger—12 vividly hand-colored using the pochoir technique—one of only 275 copies on handmade paper (from a total edition of 395), signed on the limitation page by Léger and publisher Louis Grosclaude. With Preface by Henry Miller. Handsomely bound in full morocco with original paper wrappers bound in. $5900.

Read More
Click to View Full Book Details

19TH-CENTURY JAPANESE EROTIC BOOK WITH TWELVE COLOR WOODBLOCK PRINTS BY TOMIOKA EISEN

EISEN, Tomioka. Yakumo no Chigiri. Tokyo, circa 1890.

Early printing of this 19th-century Japanese color woodblock print “pillow book,” graphically depicting erotic material, complete with 12 exceptional double-page full-color woodblock prints (each 13 by 9-1/2 inches) by celebrated Meiji era artist Tomioka Eisen. $5800.

Read More
Click to View Full Book Details

SIGNED LIMITED EDITION OF DAVID MAMET’S BAR MITZVAH

MAMET, David. Bar Mitzvah. El Segundo, California, 1999.

Signed limited edition of this poignant story about a boy's bar mitzvah, number 135 of only 395 copies signed by Mamet and artist Donald Sultan, exquisitely illustrated with 20 hand silk-screen plates, many heightened with 22-karat gold inlays. $4200.

Read More
Click to View Full Book Details

WITH 68 MOUNTED COLOR PLATES AND PORTRAIT OF BAKST BY MODIGLIANI

(BAKST, Leon) LEVINSOHN, Andre. Leon Bakst. Berlin, 1925.

Limited first German edition of Levinsohn's life of Bakst, number 23 of only 250 copies produced, tracing the artist's important contributions to the history of modern art and dance, with 68 full-page mounted plates of costumes and sets, 52 in color, including the frontispiece portrait of Bakst by Modigliani, and numerous in-text mounted linecuts and photogravures, many also in color. $4000.

Read More
Click to View Full Book Details

SET OF FOUR REMARKABLE LE PRAT PHOTO-ESSAYS ON THE HUMAN FACE,
TWO INSCRIBED BY HER TO ART CRITIC RAYMOND CHARMET,
WITH ORIGINAL SILVER-GELATIN PRINT

LE PRAT, Thérèse. Autres Visages d'Acteurs. WITH: Three subsequent works. Paris, 1952-66. Four volumes.

First editions of Le Prat’s four separate photo-essays on dramatic facial expressions, together containing 190 striking full-page héliogravures, two copies inscribed to art critic Raymond Charmet. Accompanied by an original silver-gelatin print from negative. $3800.

Read More
Search and refine these results Click here