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London: Phaidon, 2011. 2,000 illustrations in black and white and color including rare and unpublished documents. 624 pages, very very thick 4to, pictorial boards. London: Phaidon, (2011). A fine copy Comprehensive visual biography of one of art's greatest personalities. Extraordinary insight into his world of glamour, sex, and fame.
New York: Whitney Museum, 1997. With a project by Douglas Blau. Profusely illustrated, both in color and black & white. 208pp. Short 4to, pictorial wrappers. New York: The Whitney Museum of American Art, 1997. A fine copy. This book was published on the occasion of the 1997 Biennial Exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, March 20-June 15, 1997. With a foreword by David A. Ross, and artists' biographies compiled by Jenelle Porter and Irene Tstatsos.
New York: Harcourt, 1954. Preface by Teriade, "Picasso and the Human Comedy" by Michel Leiris, and an appreciation by Rebecca West. Of the 180 illustrations, 16 are single-sided color lithographs printed by Mourlot Freres, and the remainder are double-sided heliogravures printed by Draeger Freres. Short folio, red pictorial boards (some light shelfwear and minor wear at outer joints) New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, 1954. First American edition. A very good(+) copy of this notoriously fragile book. All lithographs present.....
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1975. Foreword by Ezra Stoller. Profusely illustrated in color. 193 pages. 4to, 1/2 leatherette over pictorial boards (rubbing to bottom board edges), clear mylar dust wrapper with white printed text (surface rubbing). New York: McGraw Hill, (1975). A near fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper.
New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1997. Illustrated in b/w. 88 pages, oblong 4to, original beige printed wrappers; the un-lettered spine is evenly faded to blue, else fine. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1997. First edition. A fine copy. Scarce. Published in conjunction with an exhibit, "Jackson Pollock: Early Sketchbooks and Drawings." This is the text volume ONLY and does not have the slipcase or the additional 3 spiral bound volumes. Text includes a general background on the sketchbooks.....
Washington: National Gallery of Art, 1998. Catalogue of Marla Prather. Chronology by Alexander S.C. Rower, Essay by Arnauld Pierre. Nearly 300 color illustrations, plus additional black-and-white photographs and figures. 364pp., 4to, stiff pictorial wrappers. Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, (1998). A fine copy.
Washington: National Gallery of Art, 1998. Catalogue of Marla Prather. Chronology by Alexander S.C. Rower, Essay by Arnauld Pierre. Nearly 300 color illustrations, plus additional black-and-white photographs and figures. 364pp., square 4to, black cloth. Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, (1998). A fine copy.
Geneva: Skira, 1949. 80 tipped in color plates. Introduction by Herbert Read. Historical and Biographical Notes by Jean Leymarie. Translated by Stuart Gilbert. xx + 151pp., 4to, cloth, d.w.; few spots of mild wear, chipped at head of spine. Geneva: Albert Skira, (1949). Second edition. A near fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper, plain board slipcase.
New York: Gagosian Gallery, 1994. Illustrated in color. Very slim 8vo. New York: Gagosian Gallery, 1994. A fine copy in a very good(+) folder (some sunning to edges). Unbound exhibition catalog with poetry by Robert Creeley, housed in paper wrappers and a grey folding paper envelope. An edition of 1000 copies on the occasion of the Francesco Clemente: Purgatorio exhibition.