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The Chair Event
New York, Friends in Deed. 1996. Soft Cover. This is a good softcover copy with some wear to the vellum dust wrapper. Generally clean throughout, but a few notations. This is a sale catalog for the benefit auction titled 'The Chair Event' held in New York on December 13, 1996. The sale consisted of many chairs decorated by contemporary artists, also other art works featuring chairs. all works illustrated in black & white. No prices realized sheet or estimates. The event was held in memory of Jed Johnson the interior designer. 11" high X 8" wide. Good/Good.
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Book number: 009702
USD 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1025]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: The Chair Event Exhibition Catalogs:American Art

 
ADAM, PETER
Eileen Gray: Her Life and Work: The Biography
Munich, Germany, Schirmer/Mosel. 2008. (ISBN: 3829604203). Hard Cover. This is a fine hardcover copy in a very good dust jacket that has a couple of nicks or tiny dents. Completely clean inside and out. Text in English. 429 illustrations including 164 color plates + 265 black & white. Lots of vintage photographs. Eileen Gray exhibition history. Bibliography. Large heavy book foreign postage will be extra. 12" high X 10" wide, 360 pages. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 013932
USD 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 180 | £UK 157.5 | JP¥ 21041]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Eileen Gray, 20th Century Furniture Design 3829604203

 
DUNCAN, ALASTAIR & GEORGES DE BARTHA
La Reliure En France Art Nouveau - Art Deco 1880-1940
Paris, Les Editions De L' Amateur. 1989. (ISBN: 2859170839). Hard Cover. This is a fine hardcover copy in a near fine dust jacket with virtually no wear. Two small repaired tears to dust jacket at top edge of spine and back of jacket. Completely clean inside and out. Text in FRENCH. Illustrated lavishly in color. Preface by Priscilla Juvelis. Biographical sketches of 50 bookbinders. Bibliography. 252 illustrations including 202 color plates. 12" high X 10" wide, 200 pages. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 013965
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 69.25 | £UK 60.75 | JP¥ 8093]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Art Nouveau Bookbindings, Art Deco Bookbindings, Alastair Duncan, Georges de Bartha 2859170839

 
ALBARELLO, ALESSANDRA
Eyeglasses and Surroundings. Extraordinary Stories of Revolutionary Inventions
Canelli, Italy, Fabiano Editore. 2011. Soft Cover. This is a fine softcover copy with no wear at all. Completely clean inside and out. Introduction by the artist, Michelangelo Pistoletto. History of the collection of eyewear and unusual glasses in the collection of the Museo dell' Occhiale in Pieve di Cadore, Italy. The collection has over 4000 examples from the beginning of eyewear in the 16th century to the present. Hundreds of color plates. Bibliography. 11" high X 8" wide, 182 pages. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Fine.
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Book number: 012721
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 46.25 | £UK 40.5 | JP¥ 5395]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: History of Eyewear, History of Glasses, Museo dell' Occhiale in Pieve di Cadore European Decorative Arts (Pre 1900)

 
ALESSI
Catalogo Generale / General Catalogue 1999
Italy, Alessi. 1999. Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with only light wear. Spine not creased, binding firm. Completely clean inside and out. Text in English and Italian. Catalog captions in Italian, French, German, Spanish and English. This is a history of the Alessi Company's distinguished list of designers. They have included Ettore Sottsass, Enzo Mari, Alessandro Mendini, Philippe Starck among many others. There is a section on 1950's and 60's design. Also sections on the principal Alessi designers. Illustrated profusely in color and black & white. 11.5" high X 78" wide, 253 pages. This book will be securely packed and shipped with tracking. Very Good.
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Book number: 006560
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 32.5 | £UK 28.5 | JP¥ 3777]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Alessi, Ettore Sottsass, Richard Sapper, Achille Castiglioni, Alessandro Mendini, Michael Graves, Aldo Rossi, Philippe Stacck, Enzo Mari, 1990's Italian Design

 
VON VEGESACK, ALEXANDER AND MARIE-LAURE JOUSSET, KATARINA V. POSCH
Portrait D'Une Collection: Alexander Von Vegesack
Paris, Editions Du Centre Pompidou. 1993. (ISBN: 2858507260). Hard Cover. This is a very good hardcover copy with almost no wear. Completely clean inside and out. Text in French. Introduction by Marie-Laure Jousset. Essay by Alexander von Vegesack. This is the Collection of the Centre de Creation Industrielle, part of the Musee national d'art moderne in Paris. The collection is comprised mostly of chairs, all designed between the 1920's and the 1960's. From Eileen Gray, Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, Rietveld, Breuer, Alvar Aalto, Hans Coray, Sori Yanagi, Jens Risom, Noguchi, Pierre Jeanneret, Eero Saarinen, Harry Bertoia, Charles Eames, George Nelson, among others. Illustrated with photographs, both color and black & white. Also laid in is a folded sheet, poster with new acquistions in small black & white photographs. About two dozen pieces on the poster, which is not dated. Full technical information on all works in the collection illustrated. 12" high X 9" wide, 71 pages. This book will be securely packed and shipped with tracking. Very Good.
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Book number: 013536
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.75 | £UK 36.5 | JP¥ 4856]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Alexander Von Vegesack, Centre de Creation Industrielle 2858507260

 
ALISON, FILIPPO
Le Sedie Di Charles Rennie Mackintosh
Milan, Italy, Casabella. 1976. Hard Cover. This is a very good hardcover copy in a very good dust jacket with almost no wear. Completetly clean inside and out. Text in Italian, but titles of works catalogued are in English. Monograph on Charles Rennie Mackintosh featuring his chair designs. Illustrated in black & white and color. 9" high X 10" wide, 107 pages. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 010819
USD 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 16.25 | £UK 14.25 | JP¥ 1888]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Glasgow Art Nouveau, Filippo Alison

 
ALOI, ROBERTO
Esempi Di Arredamento Moderno Di Tutto IL Mondo. 2 Tavoli, Tavolini, Carrelli
Milan, Italy, Ulrico Hoepli. 1957. Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy in a very good blue dustwrapper with light edge wear. Very clean inside, just one tiny tan stain (the size of a finger print) to the edge of the front blank endpaper. Otherwise completely clean. This is another volume in Roberto Aloi's famed and prized 'Esempi' series. This volume is Volume 2: Tavoli, Tavolini, Carrelli, (on tables, small tables and serving carts). 250 works are illustrated here in black & white, with information on the designer, producer, materials, etc. Text in Italian. Entries in Italian, French, English and German. Short essay by Italian architect Carlo di Carli. Back in the day these were indispensable references for collectors and dealers. All the volumes covered modern design not only in Italy, but all over Europe, England, America. 11" high X 8" wide. First published in 1956 this copy was reprinted a year later in 1957. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 013753
USD 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 180 | £UK 157.5 | JP¥ 21041]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Roberto Aloi, 1950's Italian Furniture, 1950's Italian Tables

 
ALOI, ROBERTO
Esempi Di Arredamento Moderno Di Tutto IL Mondo. 2 Bis. Tavoli, Tavolini, Carrelli. Seconda Serie
Milan, Italy, Ulrico Hoepli. 1955. Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy in the original gray stiff card covers, printed in blue. No dustwrapper. Completely clean. This is another volume in Roberto Aloi's famed and prized 'Esempi' series. This volume is Volume 2 Bis: Tavoli, Tavolini, Carrelli, Seconda Serie (on tables, small tables and serving carts). 254 works are illustrated here in black & white, with information on the designer, producer, materials, etc. Text in Italian. Entries in Italian, French, English and German. Short essay by Italian architect Carlo di Carli. Back in the day these were indispensable references for collectors and dealers. All the volumes covered modern design not only in Italy, but all over Europe, England, America. 11" high X 8" wide. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Very Good.
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Book number: 013754
USD 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 161.5 | £UK 141.5 | JP¥ 18883]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Roberto Aloi, 1950's Italian Furniture, 1950's Italian Tables, Esempi

 
ALOI, ROBERTO
Vetri D'Oggi. (Glass of Today) Esempi Di Decorazione Moderna Di Tutto IL Mondo.
Milan, Italy, Ulrico Hoepli Editore. 1955. Soft Cover. This is a near fine softcover copy in a very good dust jacket. The jacket has just minor wear to the edges, 1 tiny chip from the back panel top edge. The book itself inside is fine, no flaws. This is one of the most elusive of the volumes in the famous "Esempi" series. It was put together in the early 1950's and is a survey of the very best in modern glass design. It covers glass design from Europe, Scandinavia, and America. Text in English, French, German and Italian. 337 illustrations with numerous color plates. Large 4to, 11" high X 8 1/2" wide, 173 pages. This is very good copy of a very scarce title. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 009252
USD 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 180 | £UK 157.5 | JP¥ 21041]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Modern Glass, Italian Glass, Venetian Glass, European Glass

 
ALVAREZ, JOSE
Eileen Gray Biennale 2000
Paris, Vallois. 2000. Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with light wear. Very clean inside and and out, just one tiny stain at the lower corner of the title-page. Text in French and English. This catalog was prepared to accompany the Vallois Galery exhibition at the Biennale des Antiquaires de Paris in the fall of 2000. Text by Jose Alvarez. In this essay Alvarez recounts asking Ms. Cheska Vallois which is her favorite piece in the exhibtion? Without hesitation she answers 'Eileen Gray's Pirogue sofa!'. Then she tells about the second-hand furniture man who brought it to her gallery in 1970, and when she went out to the sidewalk to look at it, there it was in perfect condition and the man was asking 2500 francs. It is one among many masterpieces the gallery acquired over the years. All illustrated in color, many with fold-outs. 16 works in the exhibition. 12" high X 10" wide. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Very Good.
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Book number: 013395
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 69.25 | £UK 60.75 | JP¥ 8093]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Eileen Gray

 
AMBASZ, EMILIO
Italy: The New Domestic Landscape: Achievements and Problems of Italian Design
New York, Museum of Modern Art / Centro Di. 1972. (ISBN: 0870703943). Hard Cover. This is a very good hardcover copy with light wear, in a very good vellum dust jacket, that has darkened, complete with all five movable toys. Completely clean inside and out. Edited by Emilio Ambasz. This catalog was prepared to accompany the exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York in the summer of 1972. Essays by Ambasz, Paolo Portoghesi, Maurizio Fagiolo dell'Arco, Leonardo Benevolo, Vittorio Gregotti, Alessandro Mendini, Giulio Carlo Argan, Germano Celant, Manfredo Tafuri, among others. Illustrated throughout in color and black & white. 10" high X 8" wide, 430 pages. Heavy book, foreign shipping will be extra. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 015914
USD 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 87.75 | £UK 76.75 | JP¥ 10251]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: 1960's Italian Design, Emilio Ambasz 0870703943

 
ANDERSEN, STEEN BO
Mobeldesign Ph Lamper 1926-1962
Copenhagen, Dansk Mobelkunst. 2004. Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with almost no wear. Completely clean inside and out. Text in English and Danish. Monograph on the designer Poul Henningsen (1894- 1967) and his designs for lamps of all kinds. Illustrated in color with lots of details of the lamps. 12" high X 8" wide, 47 pages. This book will be securely packed and shipped with tracking. Very Good.
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Book number: 013381
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Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Poul Henningsen

 
D'ANDRES, ERNEST SCHMID
Hispano Suiza Les Automobiles
Paris, France, Editions d'Art J. P. Barthelmy. 1997, Limited Edition. (ISBN: 2909413233). Hard Cover. This is a fine hardcover copy in a fine hardshell slipcase with no wear at all. Completely clean inside and out. Text in French and English. Monograph on the history of the Hispano Suiza automobile. The company was founded in 1904 in Barcelona and ceased production just after World War II. Illustrated mostly in color with photographs of the automobiles, also vintage black & white photographs of cars and drivers from the period, and reproductions of ads about the cars. 10" high X 12" wide, 207 pages, A beautiful copy. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking. Fine.
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Book number: 013798
USD 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 180 | £UK 157.5 | JP¥ 21041]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Hispano Suiza Automobiles, Ernest Schmid d'Andres 2909413233

 
KUCHTA, RONALD ANDREW & LUCINDA H. GEDEON
Toshiko Takaezu
Purchase, New York, Neuberger Museum of Art. 2001. (ISBN: 0934032181). Soft Cover. This is a very good softcover copy with almost no wear. Completely clean inside and out. This catalog was prepared to accompany the exhibition at the Neuberger Museum from June 17 to September 16, 2001. Essay by Ronald Andrew Kuchta. Illustrated throughout in color with 8 installation photographs of many of Toshiko Takaezu's large scale ceramics. Chronology. Exhibition history. Checklist. Many pieces from the artist's Star Series'. 11" square, 16 pages. This book will be securely packed and shipped with tracking. Very Good.
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Book number: 015003
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 32.5 | £UK 28.5 | JP¥ 3777]
Catalogue: Modern Design
Keywords: Toshiko Takaezu 0934032181

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