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Harpers Ferry: Helikon Design, 1980. Signed with original drawing. Includes over 50 color plates and black & white in-text illustrations. 104pp. Wide & slim 4to, white cloth, d.w. (tiny stain on front cover and slightly sunned). (Harpers Ferry: Helikon Design, 1980). A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. Signed with an original drawing by Audrey Preissler on endpaper: "4/24/81, Beautiful David By A. Preissler."
1934. Lithograph. Trial proof of third state. Image measure 7.75 x 5.5". Sheet measures 14.75 x 10.75". This portrait by Edouard Vuillard depicts Paul Leautaud (1872-1956), a French writer and theater critic. In his concentrated pouring over a manuscript, Leautaud exemplifies the interiority for which Vuillard was famous in his paintings and drawings. Unlike his Impressionist predecessors, who often painted outdoors, the Symbolist Vuillard was more interested in domestic and private scenes. At the same time, the lithograph's subtle variations.....
Washington: National Geographic, 2007. Filled with photographic portraits by Diana Walker. 199 pages, 4to, boards, d.w.; dust wrapper somewhat crinkled at head of spine. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, (2007). A near fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper. Signed by Diana Walker on the title page.
Paris: Francois Lienard, 1876. Print. Etching. Image measures 11 5/8" x 9 5/8" Stunning portrait of Pierre-Louis Laideguive, published in 1876 in "L'Art: Revue Hebdomadaire Illustree", a French illustrated periodical of fine art and literature. Engraved after the ca. 1761 pastel by Maurice Quentin de la Tour, Laideguive is depicted in luxurious silks, holding an apparently well-read book - a sign of wealth and prestige in 18th century France. Beautiful, dark impression. This print is in very good condition with.....
London: Nicholson & Watson, 1946. Translated by Harry C. Schnur. 240 black & white illustrations. 240+xvi pages, printed on thin delicate paper, toned as usual. Slim folio, brown boards with black spine (boards are edge-worn, dust-soiled and a bit faded; corner bumped slightly effecting pages). Overall a good usable copy.
New York: Little Bear Press, 2001. Illustrated throughout with beautifully printed photographs, a few in color. 4to, green cloth-backed printed wrappers, staple-bound. New York: Little Bear Press, (2001). First edition. A fine copy, inscribed and dated by Weber on the title page. Number 1 in the All-American series (8 in all were printed).
Little Bear Press, 2002. Illustrated throughout with beautifully printed photographs, a few in color. 4to, blue cloth-backed printed wrappers, staple-bound. New York: Little Bear Press, (2002). First edition. A fine copy, inscribed and dated by Weber on the title page. Number 2 in the All-American series (8 in all were printed).
Tokyo: Shotaro Okada, 1987. Illustrated with handsome photogravures, a few in color. Booklet containing the Japanese translation of the text is laid-in. Unpaginated. Slim 4to, stiff photographic self-wrappers. Tokyo: Shotaro Okada, (1987). First edition. A very near fine copy. A scarce Weber title focusing primarily on Andy Minsker, the small-town lightweight boxer.
Boston: Bulfinch Press, 1997. Profusely illustrated throughout with fine photogravures, and a few color plates. Unpaginated. Short thick 4to, pictorial boards. Boston: Bulfinch Press, (1997). First edition. A fine copy, without a dust wrapper as issued. Lengthy personal inscription from Weber on the title page, along with a separate holiday card.
New York: Little Bear Press, 2000. Illustrated with handsome photogravures, a few in color. Unpaginated. Slim 4to, black-lettered green cloth. New York: Little Bear Press & Robert Miller Gallery, 2000. Limited first edition. A very near fine copy, with a lengthy personal inscription from Weber on a preliminary page, along with a separate holiday card. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Robert Miller Gallery in New York City in 2000. Only 3,000 copies were printed, with 2,000 reserved.....
Nuremburg: Homann, Johann Baptist. Engraving. Circa 1716. Image measures 15" x 11" This portrait of Johann Baptist Homann was engraved by Johann Wilhelm Winter after Johann Kenckel. He is depicted sitting in a library with a map, holding dividers in his hand. Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724) was a renowned German mapmaker of the late 17th and early 18th century, including being geographer to the Holy Roman Emperor. His business was carried on by the Homann Heirs, also prolific and popular.....
New York: International Center of Photography, 2004. Illustrated with black and white photography. 141 pages, square 4to, celadon color boards, dust wrapper. New York: International Center of Photography, 2004. First edition. A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Presentation copy, signed by the artist on the half title page. First monograph of Zheng's work to appear outside of China.