Norwalk: Easton, 1986. Color frontispiece and illustrations by Stuart throughout, in both color and b/w. 159pp. 4to, gilt-stamped black leather with color illustration mounted on front cover, a.e.g. Norwalk: The Easton Press, (1986). Collector's Edition. A fine copy. From the Library of American Art.
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South Africa. Portrait. Watercolor on paper. Signed lower left. Image measures 12" x 9.5". Portrait of a Zulu girl, circa 1925. Overall toning, minor wear and tear to top edge. Small splatter stain by subject's left shoulder. Title on verso in pencil. Simoni Mnguni (1885-1956) began painting at the age of 40. He painted scenes from the Zulu culture, including landscapes and portraits.
New York: Museum of American Folk Art, 1992. Illustrated with a handful of b/w images and color plates. 80 pages. 4to, red cloth, d.w. New York: Museum of American Folk Art, (1992). Light fading to lower cloth edge, otherwise a fine copy in an edgeworn very good wrapper. No. 44 in a limited edition run of 200 cloth-bound copies.
Scarsdale: Committee for the Visual Arts, 1973. Introductory pamphlet and illustrated with 50 large b/w plates showing 52 artists (two of the photos show pairs), all loose as issued in orange printed board slipcase. The plates are single-sided and measure 11 x 14 inches. Scarsdale: Committee for the Visual Arts, 1973. First edition. A fine copy in a near fine box. An exhibition portfolio.
New York: powerHouse, 1999. Beautifully illustrated with 241 large color photographs and 3 double gatefolds -- all portraits, some nudes. 256 pages. Folio, black-lettered white cloth, d.w. New York: powerHouse, (1999). First edition. Old erased pencil price has burnished the corner of front endpaper, still a near fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper. Large dated inscription from Nars across the entire title page.
Boston: Little Brown, 1974. Foreword by Beaumont Newhall. Introduction by Robert Sobieszek. xix pages of text; 192 black-and-white plates. Oblong 4to, pictorial wrappers (glue residue from the binding on the front inside hinge, and back cover separated from the bottom 2 inches of the spine). Boston: Little, Brown and Company in association with New York Graphic Society, (1974). A very good copy.
Paris: Lenoir & Rapilly, 1848. Illustrated throughout with 48 fine large color plates (light but persistent foxing throughout, somewhat more in the second volume). 2 volumes, elephant folios, contemporary red leather-backed boards with ornately gilt spines (well-worn at corners and ends but still solid and attractive). Paris: Chez Lenoir, editeur; et Chez Rapilly, son successeur, 1848 & 1856. First editions. Very good copies of these rather scarce books. Reproduits, en fac-simile, sur les originaux dessines aux crayons de couleur par.....
New York: St. Martin's, 1976. Illustrated with black and white photo plates. 309 pages. Square folio, blind-stamped natural cloth, dust wrapper; bottom edge of cloth lightly shelf-worn. New York: St. Martin's Press (1976). First edition. A very good(+) copy. Photographs & Comments by John Collier, Jack Delano, Walker Evans, Theo Jung, Dorothea Lange, Russell Lee, Carl Mydans, Arthur Rothstein, Ben Sahn, Marion Post Wolcott and John Vachon.
New York: American Lithographic Company, 1918. Original poster. Color lithograph. 30 x 20 inches. An original World War I poster advertising Victory Liberty loans by Alfred Everitt Orr (1886-c.1938). A soldier, in khaki, is at the centre of a touching family scene. He is embracing a woman and holding a child who are together dressed in red, white and blue. Some offsetting but otherwise good.
Tokyo: Pacific Press Service, 1997. Illustrated throughout with 77 photographs, some in color. Short introduction in Japanese & English. photo captions in Japanese & French. Slim 4to, pictorial wrappers. (Tokyo: Pacific Press Service, 1997). First edition. A fine copy of this scarce exhibition catalogue.