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1 BYRNE, DAVID Your Action World. Winners Are Losers With a New Attitude
San Francisco Chronicle Books 1999 
First Edition. Signed by the author, David Byrne. This ain't no ordinary art book. David Byrne, the principle force behind the alternative band, Talking Heads, lets his art school education out of the closet with this brightly colored offering of post-modern collage and language as medium work. Oversize, coffee-table format. Bound in stiff yellow plastic. Fine. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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2 DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN The White Company. Illustrated by N.C. Wyeth
New York Cosmopolitan 1922 
First Edition Thus. Signed presentation copy from N.C. Wyeth inscribed: “With warmest regards to E.K. Robinson from the illustrator, N.C. Wyeth, Dec. 1922.” E.K. Robinson was the literary man who wrote on Kipling and founded and edited the a magazine called Country-Side (1905-15) and is best known for writing "nature-studies." Illustrated in color by N.C. Wyeth. Maroon cloth with printed color pictorial label on front cover. Top edge gilt. Near fine clean copy without dust jacket. Scarce signed. 
Price: 4000.00 USD
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3 FINI, LEONOR Chats D'Atelier. Photographies de Tana Kaleya
Belgium Editions Michele Trinckvel 1988 
First Edition. Signed presentation copy from Leonor Fini, inscribed by the author: “For Ray, Leonor.” Oversized coffee table format. Text in French. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A delightful book of color photographs by Tana Kaleya of ‘cats in the studio' of artist and author Leonor Fini, featuring Ms. Fini's beautifully fantastical paintings and accompanying text. There are cats posing in front of paintings, cats lounging on embroidered cushions next to paintings, cats frolicking on easels, cats using paintings as bridges, cats hiding behind pots full of paint brushes, cats sleeping on stacks of art books, and so on. What a lovely combination of art and animal, ‘purrfectly' suited to one another. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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4 KENT, ROCKWELL N by E
New York Random House 1930 
First Edition. One of an edition limited to 900 numbered copies signed by the author, Rockwell Kent. This copy is signed again as a presentation copy from Rockwell Kent, affectionately inscribed: “To my friend, pilot Fred Black from his apprentice, Rockwell Kent, 1930.” Evidence of a removed bookplate on the front pastedown. Laid in is a 8” x 7” black & white photograph taken out of doors of Rockwell Kent, Fred Black, and another unidentified gentleman posed in front of a Stout Air Lines airplane, all of whom are wearing suits with Mr. Kent, alone, wearing a hat looking straight into the camera smiling, with his hands in his pockets. Illustrated throughout with woodcut illustrations by Rockwell Kent. Evidence of a removed bookplate on front pastedown, else very good plus with a small light pink discoloration to the lower left corner of the front cover with very light wear without dust jacket. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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5 KENT, ROCKWELL Voyaging Southward From the Strait of Magellan. With Illustrations by the Author
New York Putnam's 1924 
Second Printing. Signed presentation copy inscribed by the author, Rockwell Kent, thoughtfully inscribed: “To Mr. Fred L. Black, With pleasure in the thought that for the man who made for me my Ford I've made, and here inscribed, this book. Rockwell Kent, August 1924.” With recipient's bookplate. Laid in is a 8” x 7” black & white photograph taken out of doors of Rockwell Kent, Fred Black, and another unidentified gentleman standing in front of an airplane, all of whom are wearing suits with Mr. Kent, alone, wearing a hat looking straight into the camera with his hands in his pockets. Illustrated throughout with woodcut illustrations by Rockwell Kent. Map endpapers. With a former library stamp on page 100. With minor evidence of tape removal and two small (1/4” & 1/2”) holes to one page (perhaps related to the library source) not affecting text or illustration, else very good plus with slight rubbing to the cloth and very light wear without dust jacket. 
Price: 475.00 USD
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6 MAPPLETHORPE, ROBERT Lady Lisa Lyon by Robert Mapplethorpe. Text by Bruce Chatwin
New York Viking 1983 
First Edition. Paperback Original. Signed by the author - photographer Robert Mapplethorpe and his model Lisa Lyon. Oversize format. Fine in printed wrappers. A collection of black & white photographs of one of the earliest and best known women body builders, Lisa Lyon, by the famous and provocative photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. From Bruce Chatwin's introductory text: “This book does not simply document Lisa Lyon: it is a work of the imagination - the visual counterpart of a novel, which, like all good novels, mixes fact and fantasy to reveal a greater truth.” 
Price: 600.00 USD
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7 OROZCO, JOSE CLEMENTE Exposicion Nacional - Jose Clemente Orozco
Mexico City Secretaria de Educacion Publica 1947 
First Edition. Signed and inscribed by the author, Orozco to noted art collector and patron Charles Bolles Rogers inscribed on a page reproducing an Orozco self-portrait. Fine. Bookplate. Bound in full cloth. Extensive catalogue reproducing in black & white a massive retrospective of the artist's work. Rare inscribed. 
Price: 950.00 USD
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8 SNOWDON, LORD ANTHONY Assignments
New York Morrow 1972 
First Edition. Signed and inscribed by the author: “To Mary Ann with best wishes from Tony.” An impressive collection of “captured moments” - photographs, ranging from the fashion world to the everyday including portraits of Marlene Dietrich, Oscar Kokoschka, Henry Moore, Charles Chaplin, W. Somerset Maugham, Graham Greene, Lawrence Olivier, J.R.R. Tolkien, Eric Clapton, Harold Pinter, Alec Guiness, and more, by Lord Anthony Snowdon, the husband of Princess Margaret. Snowdon's work has appeared in Vogue, Life, Look, McCall's, etc. Tiny purple star ink stamp on the inner board, else fine in a very good plus dust jacket with one 3” tear on the rear panel and a couple of other small chips and tears. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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9 THEROUX, PAUL The Imperial Way
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1985 
First Edition. Signed by Paul Theroux on the half title. The travel narrative of a journey by rail from Peshawar, Pakistan through India to Chittagong on the Bay of Bengal with photographs by Steve McCurry. Touch of foxing to the outer edges and preliminaries, else fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Price: 165.00 USD
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10 TURCOTTE, BRYAN RAY & CHRISTOPHER T. MILLER Fucked Up and Photocopied. Instant Art of the Punk Rock Movement
Corte Madera Ginko Press 1999 
First Edition. Signed by authors, Brayn Ray Turcotte and Christpher T. Miller as well as the noted rock poster artists, Winston Smith, Frank Kozik, and James Stark. Also signed by rock musician Penelope Houston, contributing writer Robert Dapello. 240 page hardbound coffee table-sized book extensively illustrated with rock posters in black & white and color with photographs of the punk rock scene. As new without dust jacket as issued. An excellent volume and the definitive work on the subject. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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11 WOOD, BEATRICE I Shock Myself. The Autobiography of Beatrice Wood
San Francisco Chronicle Books 1988 
Revised Edition. Paperbound. Signed presentation copy, inscribed by the author: “To Bobbi, Beatrice Wood.” With recipient's ownership signature. The memoirs of flamboyant and wise artist and delightfully iconoclastic character, Beatrice Wood, friend to Duchamp, Picabia, Isadora Duncan, Anais Nin, and Man Ray. Illustrated. Large format. Near fine with a 1/4” tear to the outer edge of the rear cover in printed wrappers. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 WOOD, BEATRICE I Shock Myself. The Autobiography of Beatrice Wood
San Francisco Chronicle Books 1988 
Revised Edition. Paperbound. Signed presentation copy, inscribed by the author: “To Maurine, Beatrice Wood, Ojai, 1992.” The memoirs of flamboyant and wise artist and delightfully iconoclastic character, Beatrice Wood, friend to Duchamp, Picabia, Isadora Duncan, Anais Nin, and Man Ray. Illustrated. Large format. Very good plus. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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