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New York: Harcourt, 1974. Illustrated with more than 100 photographs in color and b/w. 232 pages. Thin 4to, pale gray cloth, tattered d.w. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1974). First edition. Paperclip impression on one page, otherwise a very good(+) copy in a poor dust wrapper. Inscribed by the author on the half-title.
Bergamo: Bolis, 1992. The Italian Industry as Seen by Dorothea Balluff, Enrico Guagnini, Paola Pisa, and Maurizio Valentini. Introduction by Sergio Zavoli. Extensively illustrated, 221pp., 4to, grey cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper lightly rubbed. Bergamo: Edizioni Bolis, (1992). First edition. A very good (+) copy in a very good dust wrapper.
Milan: Olivetti, 1977. Introduction by Renzo Zorzi in Spanish, Italian and English. Illustrated throughout, much in color. 168pp. Square 4to, natural cloth, d.w. Milan: Olivetti, 1977. First edition. The cloth and page edges are somewhat darkened at edges and there are faint dampstains at top and bottom margins on some pages, still a very good copy of this unusual monograph, signed by Otero on a blank preliminary page and with an additional inscription, possibly from Renzo Zorzi, on the title.....
Paris: Editions de la Martiniere, 2007. Profusely illustrated throughout in color featuring Baumer's elegant jewelry designs and inspirations. 286 pages with text in French & English. Large 4to, black lettered boards, d.w. Paris: Editions de la Martiniere, (2007). First edition. Corners are very slightly bumped, otherwise a fine copy with a lengthy inscription from Baumer on the front endpaper.
Paris: H. Fournier, 1833. Illustrated at rear with 5 plates depicting prisons and their floor plans, 3 folding. (iv), (viii), 439 pages. 8vo, attractively bound in contemporary 1/4 black calf; marbled boards and endpapers (minor rubbing to extremities; light foxing throughout). Paris: H. Fournier Jeune, 1833. First edition. A very good(+) copy. In 1831 Beaumont and De Tocqueville were commissioned by the French government to examine America's latest prisons, which were renowned for their innovative approaches to penology. Their nine-month.....
Sao Paulo: DBA, 1999. Numerous color photographs by Tuca Reines. 204 pages oblong 4to, rust boards. (Sao Paulo), DBA, (1999). Fine. Inscribed to Mildred (Schmertz) on the fly leaf by Paul Jacobsen, to whom the books is dedicated. From the library of Mildred Schmertz, former Editor-in-Chief of the Architectural Record.
Venice: Regione del Veneto / Marsilio, 2006. Well-illustrated throughout with color photographs. 318 pages with text in Italian. Square 4to, gray boards, d.w. Venezia: Regione del Veneto / Marsilio / Centro Internazionale di Studi di Architettura Andrea Palladio, 2006. First edition. First several pages folded at upper corner, still a near fine copy in near fine dust wrapper. Scarce.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1990`. Many illustrations in color & in black & white, including photographs from the Lucien Herve collection. 224 pages Short 4to, glossy pictorial wrappers. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1990. Second printing. Small area of delamination on the front cover, still a near fine copy of this uncommon book.
New York: 1949. 1 page, 8 x 6 inches, New York, April 14, 1949. Written by the theatrical costume designer, thanking the recipient for his condolences on the death of her husband, in part: "...It is an incredible and almost unbearable sorrow, but somewhere strength will come to us to bear it. He had a remarkably happy and harmonious life." Accompanied by the original postmarked envelope. Near fine.