Bookseller: Left Bank Books [x]
Topic: Design [x]
(Vignelli, Massimo); Sutnar, Ladislav
New York: Pellegrini & Cudahy - Visual Arts Books, 1952.
Oblong folio, publisher's gold cloth over grid-printed cloth boards, spine stamped in black, red endpapers. Italian designer Massimo Vignelli's copy of Czech infographics pioneer Ladislav more
Radice, Barbara (editor and publisher)
Milan: Terrazzo srl, 1988.
Tall folio, publisher's color printed stiff paper wraps. "I think that architects sometimes don't design houses but ideas that can be had of how to more
Chastanet, Hermine (publisher); Le Corbusier, Fernand Léger, Pierre Balmain, et al (contributors)
Paris: Editions Falaize, 1951.
3 vols., folio, publisher's illustrated wraps: both versions of vol. I spiral-bound, vol. II staple-bound. Two issues (all published) of this midcentury French journal on more
(Venini, Paolo); Massoni, Luigi (editor); Cagnone, Nanni (text); Waibl, Heinz (design)
Venice: Venini International srl, 1978.
Large quarto, publisher's black cloth spine under black paperboards stamped in black, black endpapers, original mauve card slipcase lettered in black. "Venini...conjures up an idea more
Boston/Toronto: Atlantic Monthly Press/Little, Brown & Co, 1962.
Tall narrow octavo, publisher's white plastic spiral comb over color printed boards. Rare typographic mix-and-match flipbook by inimitable graphic designer Bob Gill. Inspired by an more
Tokyo: ADP Company/Art Design Publishing, 2016.
Quarto, publisher's white stiff paper self-wraps lettered in black, french flaps, original photo-illustrated wraparound obi band. Monograph on contemporary Japanese ceramic bowls, cups, teapots, sake more
New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1985.
Folio, publisher's slate cloth, spine stamped in black, black endpapers, original dust jacket lettered in black. "It is an illusion (perhaps even a necessity) that more
Kyoto: [Tokyo Gosekai], 1976.
Folio, publisher's beige raw silk, spine and upper board stamped in green, dark green rice endpapers. Japanese kimono manufacturer's catalog for 1976, illustrated with 147 more
Wharton, Edith; Codman, Ogden, Jr.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1897.
Small quarto, contemporary three-quarter brown morocco, marbled boards and endpapers, raised bands, spine ornately gilt, top edge gilt, tissue-guarded architectural title-page. "Modern civilization has been more
Baden: Lars Müller Publishers, 2006.
Large quarto, publisher's illustrated white and tan stiff paper wraps, original black-and-white illustrated dust jacket. Monograph on the work of English furniture, product and industrial more
Serafini, Luigi and Franco Maria Ricci
Milan: Franco Maria Ricci Editore, 1981.
2 vols., folio, publisher's black silk cloth, spines and upper boards gilt, pictorial labels to upper boards, patterned endpapers. Printed on handmade Fabiano paper. Housed more
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1966.
Quarto, publisher's oatmeal buckram, spine stamped in black, original photo-illustrated dust jacket. Revised edition of Swiss architect Roth's pioneering study of school planning and architecture more
Cattelan, Maurizio and Pierpaolo Ferrari
Athens, Greece: Deste Foundation, 2010.
Quarto, publisher's stapled photo-illustrated stiff paper wraps, illustrated throughout with full-page color plates. First issue of Italian sculptor Cattelan and photographer Ferrari's stylish and irreverent more
(Heartfield, John); Pachnicke, Pater and Klaus Honnef (editors)
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc, 1992.
Folio, publisher's red cloth, spine and upper board stamped in silver, original illustrated dust jacket. Oversized monograph on German artist Heartfield (born Helmut Herzfeld), best more
Marker, Chris; Mau, Bruce (designer)
New York: Zone Books, 1992.
Small oblong folio, publisher's black cloth, spine gilt, black endpapers, original photo-illustrated dust jacket. First book edition of French New Wave filmmaker Marker's haunting 1964 more
Tcholakian, Arthur; Saroyan, William (introduction); Lubalin, Herb and Deidi von Schaewen (designers)
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1971.
Quarto, publisher's black cloth, spine and upper board blindstamped, photo-illustrated endpapers, original dust jacket titled in white. First printing of Israeli-Armenian-American fashion photographer Tcholakian's celebration more
Albini, Gualtiero Angelo; Masucci, Anna (text)
Milan: Carla Sozzani Editore, 1990.
Large quarto, publisher's damask over flexible boards with french flaps, color printed endpapers, original lithographed pictorial wraparound dust jacket. "Enjoy today and leave unpleasant things more
(Vreeland, Diana); Sotheby's
New York: Sotheby's, 1990.
Quarto, publisher's stiff wraps lettered in magenta. Collection of color reproductions. Light soiling to extremities, very good. Scarce. more
Shibata, Renzabur (text); Yokoo, Tadanori (illustrations)
Tokyo: Shueisha, 1974.
Large octavo, publisher's floral-patterned cloth, printed floral endpapers, original illustrated dust jacket and wraparound band. A stylish collaboration between Japanese novelist Renzabur Shibata and celebrated more
Mehta, Rustam J.
Bombay: Taraporevala's Treasure House of Books, 1960.
Quarto, publisher's pictorial cloth. Visually rich and descriptive survey detailing the evolution of Indian craftsmanship from its earliest records, including jewelry and metalwork, arms and more