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[LA GATTA] BOSSERT, Jill
New York: Madison Square Press, 2000.
Quarto. Cloth boards (hardcover); dustjacket; 160pp; illus. Tight, Near Fine copy in slightly worn and soiled dustwrapper, Very Good. Excellent study of the work and more
[New York]: Society of Illustrators / Rotovision, .
Large square quarto (30.5cm.); publisher's cloth, color plate mounted to upper cover, in dust jacket; 218pp.; color illus. throughout. Light wear and dust-soil, else Very more
Zacatecas: 5.5.4 Arte Contemporaneo, 2014.
Artist's book commemorating the 100th anniversary of the bloody Battle of Zacatecas, a decisive moment in the Mexican Revolution in which Villista forces outnumbered, killed more
New York: Doubleday, Page, 1903.
Original gilt-stamped red cloth (hardcover); 272pp; teg. BAL 15039. Blanck's issue "A", with sheets bulking to 7/8". A clean, solid, bright copy with some mild more
[BOOK ARTS & TYPOGRAPHY] [SCULPTURE] GILL, Eric
London: Privately Printed, 1953.
One of 300 numbered copies. 16mo; quarter linen over printed paper boards; original glassine (unprinted) jacket; 59pp; 10 gravure plates of Gill's friezes for the more
[RADICAL & PROLETARIAN LITERATURE] [PROLETARIAN POETRY] KIMMEL, Stanley
New York: Nicholas L. Brown, 1932.
Scarce volume of proletarian poetry, set in the coal fields of southern Illinois -- "vivid accounts of men who dig themselves to death," to quote more
Hayes Miller, Kenneth
New York: New Republic, 1924.
Hayes Miller was a student of Kenyon Cox and William Merritt Chase at the Art Students' League, where he became an influential teacher in his more
NEKRASOV, N.[Nikolai] A.
Moscow: Detgiz, 1946.
Reissue of Nekrasov's classic 19th century tale-in-verse of a dancing bear and his drunken handler. Nicely illustrated on each page by A. Bubnova. Text entirely more
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1961.
Dugan's first published collection, issued as Volume 57 in the Yale Series of Younger Poets, won both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize more
London: Methuen, 1957.
A notable association copy. Ayrton (1921-1975) was among the preeminent British artists of the post-war period; like Shahn, he applied his talents to an impressively more
[BIRD & BULL PRESS] PRICE, Arnold H (transl) & Lessing ROSENWALD (introd)
North Hills, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 1962.
The third title from Henry Morris's Bird & Bull Press. Scarce; this a particularly fresh copy with a compelling association. 12mo. Cloth boards; viii, 62, more
Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1960.
A terrific inscription from Dahlberg, whose "Sorrows of Priapus" had been illustrated by Shahn a few years earlier: "For Ben Shahn / with deep appreciation more
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1951.
The first full-length biography of Shahn, written by his long-time friend Selden Rodman. Shahn was fifty-two years old and at the height of his fame more
New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1956.
Ben Shahn provided the text illustrations as well as the jacket and board designs. This is Shahn's file copy, unsigned but with his private catalogue more
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1972.
The major monograph on Shahn, written and edited by his wife Bernarda and published three years after his death. This is Bernarda Shahn's file copy. more
Cambridge: Fogg Museum, 1956.
Shahn's lengthy and personal exegesis of his 1948 painting "Allegory," by turns an introspective analysis of his own artistic motivations and a major statement of more
SHAHN, Ben and Richard Hudson
New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1965.
Hudson's text recounts the story of Aikichi Kuboyama, crewmember on a Japanese fishing vessel who died of radiation poisoning following the 1954 H-Bomb test on more
n.p: By the Author, 1959.
Exquisite hand-made book by the New Jersey graphic designer, illustrator and printmaker Barbara Paone. Paone had a distinguished career as a commercial artist before moving more
SHAHN, Ben (Alma S. KING, ed)
Santa Fe: Santa Fe East, 1981.
Nicely produced catalog for a 1981 Shahn retrospective at Santa Fe East, with text commentaries by John Canaday, Martha Fleischman, Kenneth Prescott and Jacob Schulman. more
SCHMECKEBIER, Laurence E.
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1939.
Schmeckebier's book was the first full-scale study of the Mexican muralists in English, and is still one of the best. Schmeckebier (b. 1906) was a more