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Wolken

by Kaldewey, Gunnar

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Dusseldorf & New York: Kaldewey Press, 1982. Oblong folio, aluminum binding with steel hinges , contained in a gray silk folding box. Fine. One of 30 copies in German of an edition of 60. Laid in is a folding sheet of clear parchment titled "The Cloud Performance" published in New York in 1987 which gives an English translation of the work and is signed by Kaldewey and the composer bun-Ching Lam. Fourteen leaves printed on aluminum with variously colored paint applied to indicate movements of the clouds. Text hand-printed in blue along the top borders of the leaves. A cooly elegant production.. Aluminum. Fine. Oblong Folio.
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MUSUBI-MOYOH (PATTERNS MADE WITH KNOTS).

MUSUBI-MOYOH (PATTERNS MADE WITH KNOTS).

by KAWARAZKI, KOHDOH.

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Kyoto: Geijutsu-do, 1933. Two volumes. Oblong (10" x 15") paper-covered boards with calligraphic labels within decorative knot-work borders. Japanese accordion- fold bindings (orihon): single sheets hinged together and attached at each end to a board, becoming the front and back covers of the book. Light wear. Each volume with eighteen striking wood block designs printed in several colors, often heightened in silver and gold and with embossing. The patterns are made by knotting thin ropes to form various patterns. The verb "musubi" has moral and cultural connotations in Japanese, Chinese and Korean cultures, deriving from a sacred word in Shintoism. Contemporary Japanese still practice "hana-musubi" (flower knotting) to decorate for happy occasions.. Decorated Paper Covered Boards. Near Fine. Oblong 4to.
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The Art Work of Louis C. Tiffany

by Kay, Charles D.

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page, 1914. Thick 4to, original stunning publisher's binding of embossed, enameled and gilt red vellu. Binding a little warped; a few tissue guards creased. Handsome copy. One of 492 copies on Japan paper for private presentation. Beautifully produced with excellent large-scale plates, of which 21 are tipped-in and in color plus 42 photogravures with lettered tissue guards. The binding's embossed squares allude visually to Tiffany's work in metal, stained glass, jewelry and textiles. This book was included in the Cooper Hewitt 2016 exhibit "Passion for the Exotic: Louis Comfort Tiffany and Lockwood de Forest". Tiffany was an Art Nouveau and Aesthetic Movement designer in every medium of the decorative arts. . Embossed Vellum. Fine. Thick 4to.
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The Monumental Lighthouse...second Competition for the Selection of an Architect...and Many Other Designs Submitted in the First Contest

by Kelsey, Albert, Editor

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Pan-American Union, 1930. Small folio, blue cloth with embossed gilt device on upper cover and gilt lettering. Slight wear at spine ends else bright and fresh. Profusely illustrated with photographs in the text (some in color) and two folding plans. Full page illustrations of the ten first-prize winners, ten others who received honorable mention and 86 other designs plus the winners of the first contest. Commentary on the designs by the U. S. Architect, Albert Kelsey, the technical advisor of the competition for the Christopher Columbus Memorial Lighthouse. Striking visionary work. Most interesting are the designs by the Russian Constructivist architects, Waldemar Tarasoff and Constantine Melnikoff, during the brief period (1922-1932) of Soviet modernist architecture.. Blue Cloth, Gilt. Fine. Small Folio.
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Day of Paris

Day of Paris

by KERTESZ, ANDRÉ.

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New York: J.J. Augustin , 1945. 8vo, black-lettered tan cloth. Pictorial dust jacket designed by Alexis Brodovitch. Book is fine. Dust jacket is chipped at all edges and its spine is detached from the front panel. With 103 black and white photogravure plates, some double page. Inscribed twice by Kertesz: the first inscription on front free endpaper, dated 12/24/45, and the second on half-title, "Happy birthday to my friend - - with trembling hand" dated 5/11/81. From the dust jacket: " A day in the life of a man who has a profound love of Paris...probing the secret of the city's humanity, poetry, endless beauty". An icon of the photobook. Parr and Badge, The Photobook, A History, Vol.1, page 200: "the best of his humanist documentary imagery." Andrew Roth, Seminal Photograph Books of the Twentieth Century: "... a leisurely understated design that allows for double spreads, shrewd juxtapositions, and unexpectedly grand expanses of white space for this small… Read more
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12 Klinger Plakate

12 Klinger Plakate

by Klinger, Julius

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1923. No place, 1923. 4to, original cream wrappers printed in red. A little soiled; two plates with smudge not affecting image. Rare portfolio of 12 posters by the Viennese graphic and poster artist, professor at the Wiener Werkstatte and a leading figure in the German poster movement Verein der Plakatfreunde, which published the journal "Das Plakat". Printed in bold red, black and gray on heavy card. Full page advertisements for an early German airport, face powder, Tabu cigarette paper, and others. The works are dated from 1906 to 1922. . Wrappers. About Fine. Illus. by Julius Klinger.
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Stickereien und Spitzen, Blätter für Kunstliebende Frauen.

by Koch, Alexander, editor.

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Darmstadt: ALEXANDER KOCH, 1928. Decorative & Applied Arts & Design Darmstadt: Alexander Koch, (1928). 4to, pictorial white cloth; somewhat age-darkened else an excellent copy. Attractive and sophisticated designs in Art Deco taste b y German and Austrian craftswomen f or many types of needlework: embroidered childrens and womens clothing, lace, and decorations for the home. Profusely illustrated, including color plates and two la rge, folding tissue patterns. Koch w as an influential publisher of books on architecture and interior design and of the periodical Innen Dekoration.. Pictorial Cloth.. Very Good.. 4to.
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Das Blumenbuch

by Koch, Rudolf

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Leipzig: Insel -Verlag, 1942. 4to, deep red cloth , gilt lettered with gilt floral ornament on front cover. Fine in plain dust jacket with printed spine. Eighty lovely hand- colored woodcuts of wild flowers drawn by Koch and cut by Fritz Kredel.. Cloth... Fine./Fine. Illus. by Fritz Kredel... 4to.
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Le Coran: Quarante Deux Miniatures
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Le Coran: Quarante Deux Miniatures

by Koran

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Paris: Societe Du Livre L'art Ancien et Moderne, 1927. Square 12mo, Islamic style binding of green calf with gilt arabesque stamps on covers and on folding flaps. Fine copy in board slipcase which is rubbed at edges and remnant of plain dust jacket. One of only 100 copies. With 42 mounted color plates after paintings of Mariette Lydis in the style of Persian miniatures with figures, animals and landscapes, each in cut-out square mount facing text in French. . Islamic Style Green Calf. Fine. Illus. by Mariette Lydis. Square 12mo.
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KYUGI  SOHSHOKU  JUUROKU-SHIKI  ZUFU (SIXTEEN ILLUSTRATIONS OF DECORATIONS FOR TRADITIONAL...

KYUGI SOHSHOKU JUUROKU-SHIKI ZUFU (SIXTEEN ILLUSTRATIONS OF DECORATIONS FOR TRADITIONAL CEREMONIES).

by KORIN, FURUYA.

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Kyoto: Geijutsu-do, 1933. Oblong 4to, patterned silk - covered boards with calligraphic and pictorial labels. Originally printed in 1903 by Kyoto Bijutsu Kyokai (Kyoto Art Association). Light soil and darkening to edges of silk covers. Japanese accordion-fold binding (Orihon); single sheets hinged together and attached at each end to a board, becoming the front and back covers of the book. Furuya Korin was instrumental in the development of Japanese modern design in the early 20th century known as Neo-Rimpa, a stylized and abstracted version of nature with overtones of Art Nouveau. Introduction by Asamaro Inokuma (1870-1945), scholar and preservationist specializing in traditional festivals. Twenty seven color wood block plates, some double page, illustrate sixteen chapters on room settings for ritual implements, main palace, coming of age, tea , incense and wedding ceremonies, ancient form of soccer played by Japanese courtiers (kemari), Noh theater musical instruments, uniforms of… Read more
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15 let Russkogo Futurizma. Materialy i Kommentarii 1912-1927. (Fifteen Years of Russian Futurism, Materials and Commentary).

by Kruchenykh, Alexei.

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Moscow: All-Russian Union of Poets, 1928. Moscow: All-Russian Union of Poets, 1928. 12mo, printed paper covers lettered in red. Spine defective, front cover detached. Complete copy of a fragile book. Preserved in custom folding box with facsimile of title page on front cover With 67 pages plus two pag e publishers list. Articles on fiftee n years of Russian futurism, including an unpublished poem by Khlebnikov and autobiographies of Kirsanov, Tretyakov and Kruchenykh. Seven illustrations including one photomontage (by Klutsis) of portr aits, self-portraits and caricatures of and by the major avant-garde Russian writers appearing in the book.. Wrappers.. Fair. 12mo.
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Ivory and the Elephant in Art, in Archaeology, and in Science.

by KUNZ, GEORGE FREDERICK.

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Garden City: Doubleday Page,, 1916. Archaeology .Garden City: Doubleday Page, 1916. Thick small 4to, paste-down illustration on front cover and illustrated paste-down label on spine. A bit of rubbing to these labels as usual and th e spine paste-down lightly chipped at corners and a larger chip at top of spine label. Chapters on evolution and development of the elephant, on elephant hunting and on the art and commerce of ivory carving. . Illustrated Cloth. Very Good. Thick Small 4to.
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