New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1935. First edition. Cloth. 8vo. 572 pp. Illustrated with numerous photographs. Color wheel present and with two pages of color samples. A good copy in reddish brown buckram. Binding a bit shaken and preliminary leaves are tender. Presumed first printing with no additional mention of printings...
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New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 1983. First edition. Paperback. Wide paperbound quarto. 124 pp. Illustrated in black and white with some color. Text by Karen Davies. A very good copy in bound illustrated wrappers.
New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1970. First edition. Paperback. 8" square plastic ring-bound book. Color and b/w photographs of furniture and other objects of interior design from the collection at MOMA. A very good copy.
Washington DC and New York: Cooper-Hewitt and Rizzoli, 1997. First edition. Hardcover. Hardbound quarto. 222 pp. Illustrated in black and white with some color photographs. The first published monograph on this distinguished pioneers of American industrial design. A sharp, clean near fine copy in dustwrapper. Heavy volume.
Cambridge: MIT Press, 1984. First edition. Paperback. Paper 4to. 32 pp. Issue number 123 of this long-established journal of design published out of MIT in Cambridge. This issue is devoted to the works of designer Paul Rand. A very clean and handsome near fine copy. Well illustrated.
Gloucester: Rockport Publishers, 2005. First edition. Hardcover. Hardbound quarto in dustwrapper. 239 pp. Illustrated primarily in color. Foreword by Tony Kushner. Steven Heller interviews Milton Glaser. A marvelous collection of protest poster art from all over the globe. Small blemish to bottom of front board else a solid near fine...
New York: E. P. Dutton, 1987. First edition. Cloth. 4to. 214 pp monograph on this well known designer. Sharp well bound copy in black cloth binding in near fine price intact dustwrapper. Highly recommended for fans of this art deco designer.
New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art and Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1992. First edition. Cloth. Lovely clothbound quarto in dustwrapper. 287 pp. With 250 illustrations including 82 in full color plus bibliography and index. A near fine copy in dustwrapper. Marvelous. For fans of the history of American...
Garden City: Doubleday, 1972. First edition. Cloth. Small clothbound quarto. 216 pp. Illustrated in black and white. A book that advocates for using the principles of adhocism to help solve problems and design new ways for living and enjoying life. Remainder spray to lower edge else a clean very good...
Paris: Editions du Centre Pompidou, 2000. First edition. Paperback. Paperbound 8vo. 93 pp. Text in French by Elisabeth Vedrenne, Valerie Guillaume and others. Illustrated in color. A very good copy in bound glossy illustrated wrappers.
Biel / Bienne: CentrePasquArt, 2009. First edition. Paperback. Oversize paperbound 8vo. 103 pp. Catalog from a 2009 exhibition. Text in German by Dolores Denaro. A near fine example in bound printed wrappers.
Cambridge and London: MIT Press, 1996. Second printing. Paperback. Thick paperbound quarto. 486 pp. Stated second printing of this impressive monograph on the Eames. A lovely near fine copy in thick bound photo-illustrated wrappers. Illustrated in color and black and white. Recommended.
New York: Praeger, 1970. First edition. Paperback. Thick trade paperbound edition. 238 pp. Illustrated mostly in black and white. A monograph on Laszlo Moholy-Nagy. Very good condition with some light handling wear. Faint printed code stamp to front endpaper.
Munchen: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 2009. First edition. Cloth. Large 8vo. 502 pp. Text in German. Illustrated with numerous color photographs. Two preliminary pages are slightly dog-eared else a fine copy in black cloth binding in nearly fine glossy dustwrapper. A large and heavy volume.
Chicago: Paul Theobald, 1956. Later printing. Cloth. Clothbound quarto. Stated fifth printing of this classic book by Moholy-Nagy. 376 pp. With 440 black and white illustrations. Reprinted many times over the years and for good reason. A clean very good copy in oatmeal cloth binding in clipped dustwrapper with small...
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1981. First edition. Cloth. Correct first printing of this massive monograph on the design and graphics of Knoll International, Inc. Large oblong 4to. 307 pp. This copy in very good condition in printed red cloth binding. Binding is shaken as often seen due to the...
London: Academy Editions, 1995. First English language edition. Paperback. Paperbound quarto. 167 numbered pages plus index and other data at rear of book. A fine copy in tall bound illustrated wrappers. First British and first English language edition. With both color and b/w illustrations.
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1977. First American edition. Paperback. Scarce first American edition following the Swiss. Four softbound books in illustrated hard slipcase. Includes Volume 1 Object Drawing, Object and Museum Drawing and Nature Drawing; Volume 2 Memory Drawing, Technical Drawing and Perspective and Lettering; Volume 3 Material Studies...
Nantes: Musee Des Arts Decoratifs Nantes, 1973. First edition. Paperback. Square paperbound quarto. Unpaginated catalog of a 1973 exhibition. Slight rubbing and wear to covers. A satisfying copy in bound illustrated wrappers. Text in French. Illustrated with photographs and diagrams.
New York: Isamu Noguchi Foundation, 1988. First edition. Paperback. 8 1/2" square stapled wrappers. Includes a brief history (in English) of Akari by Noguchi followed by 31 pp of illustrations and design specs for his light sculptures in the form of standing or hanging lamps. Some light cover wear. Overall, a very good example.
Rotterdam: 010 Publishers, 2002. First edition. Paperback. Stunningly book on Dutch design elements in the 1990's with text in English by Renny Ramakers. Quarto. 234 pp. Brilliant color illustrations. Die-cut cover. A fine copy in bound glossy wrappers.
New York: Champion Papers, 1975. First edition. Paperback. Paperbound quarto. 28 numbered pages plus additional unnumbered sheets at rear of book with color illustrations. A special issue of this magazine devoted to graphic designer Paul Rand. A near fine copy in bound printed wrappers.
New York: Universe Publishing, 2001. First edition. Paperback. Oversized 4to. A very good copy in thick bound wrappers. A superb monograph on this designer. A large heavy book.
Palm: Richard Schultz Design, 2005. First edition. Hardcover. 4to. 127 pp. A fine copy of this corporate catalog of the furniture designs of Richard Schultz. This copy briefly INSCRIBED by Mr. Schultz. Quarter cloth over boards. Issued without dustwrapper.
United Kingdom: Urbis, 2004. First edition. Loose Sheets. Packet of eight illustrated postcards held together with printed obi. Cards measure 8 1/4 x 4" tall. Fine condition. Obi is slightly worn. Issued on the occasion of an exhibition of the designer's work at URBIS Gallery. Uncommon Saville ephemera.