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Nogent-sur-Marne: L'Association Technique Internationale des Bois Tropicaux, 1954. Slim 4to, spine rebacked in brown cloth over exotic wooden boards. Explanatory notes concerning various tables. The tables are divided into 2 main parts: I. - A list of African woods exported normally or normally exportable. II. - A list of African woods used locally or exportable in small quantities. Published by Nogent-sur-Marne: L'Association Technique Internationale des Bois Tropicaux, (1954). First Edition. Very good (+).
New York: Thames & Hudson, 1991. With an essay by Robert Storr. Illustrated throughout with large color plates and smaller b/w photographs. 160 pages. Oblong 4to, original glossy pictorial wrappers. New York: Thames and Hudson & Art Institute of Chicago, (1991). First softcover edition. A near fine copy. Signed by Puryear on half-title page. Prepared on the occasion of the 1991 exhibition.
Suffolk: Antique Collectors' Club, 1988. A History of Early Furniture in the British Isles and New England. Profusely illustrated with hundreds of photographs, some in color. 618pp. Thick 4to, brown cloth, d.w. (Suffolk: Antique Collectors' Club, 1988). Reprint of second edition, with pictorial index. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper.
Greenwich: New York Graphic Society, 1970. With a foreword by Josef Herman. Profusely illustrated with color and b/w photographs. 103 pages, small 4to, gilt-stamped black cloth, d.w. Greenwich, New York Graphic Society, (1970). A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper, lightly sunned and edgeworn.
London: Elliot Stock, 1924. with 67 black and white illustrations from original photographs by the author. 112 pages, slim 4to, gilt stamped forest green cloth (only light wear. Previous owner's plate and description on front attached endpaper, offsetting onto free endpapers). A very good(+) copy. Revised and enlarged edition.
Lowville: Privately Printed, 1910. First 4 parts (of 14 total). Each 8vo volume consists of a text booklet and 25-27 sample cards. Each card has 3 paper-thin matted wood samples -- the transverse, radial, and tangential cross sections for each type of wood. (the samples are very fragile and some have hairline cracks in the grain). The samples are housed in the original blind-stamped folding green cloth sleeves inside a matching slipcases with metal clasps (slipcases are edgeworn, particularly at.....
Northampton: Impress, 2007. Illustrated profusely in color. 180 pages. Slim 4to, blue pictorial boards. Northampton: Impress, (2007). A very good copy. Boards are a bit edgeworn and minimally dust-stained with two heavier bumps at boards edges. Inscribed by the artist on the title page. Joel Kopp has been making art for five decades. As would many of his life's defining accomplishments, his career as a painter, wood carver, and iron sculptor of singular inventiveness began with an opportunity seized...
Osney: Editions de l''Amateur, 1986. Suive du Repertoire de 400 Stalles d'Eglise en France. Text translated from the English by Solange Schnall. 342 black & white illustrations, small 4to, glossy white pictorial boards. (Osney): Editions de l'Amateur, (1986). A fine copy. Inscribed by the authors to Meyer Schapiro.