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A Private Eye: Dada, Surrealism, and More from the Brandt Collection

By: Robinson, Frank; Andrea Inselmann; Francis M. Naumann

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Ithaca, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, 2006

Edition: First edition


[Art] Robinson, Frank; Andrea Inselmann; Francis M. Naumann. A Private Eye: Dada, Surrealism, and More from the Brandt Collection. Ithaca, New York: Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, 2006. Wraps, 8 1/2 by 12-inches, 160 pp. Near fine with only faint wear to the corners. Heavily illustrated, full-color exhibition catalogue featuring works by Bellmer, Dali, Duchamp, Ernst, Grosz, Kandinsky, Magritte, Picabia, Schwitters, Tanguy, twenty-nine works b... View more info

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A Treatise on Etching: Texts and Plates

By: LaLanne, Maxime; S.R. Koehler, trans.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, The Page Company (Estes and Lauriet), 1880


“Authorized American edition, translated from the second French edition.” Burgundy cloth with gilt spine and cover titles, top edge gilt, 17.5 by 24.2 cm, engraved frontis, xxx 79 pp., illus. Wear at the extremities and a stain on the back cover (approx. 3 by 9 cm). A rather charming and detailed look at the art of etching. Sections include the technical aspects of etching, definition and character of etching, tools and materials, preparing the plate, drawing on ... View more info

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Acher Snowmann [Design, Art]

By: Studio Achermann

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Zurich, Studio Acherman, 2008


Studio Achermann. Acher Snowmann. Zurich: Studio Acherman, 2008. Illustrated boards with plastic sleeve, 20 by 25 cm, not paginated (40 pp.), illus. Near fine with minor rubbing on the plastic sleeve. A prospectus, if you could call it that, for Studio Achermann, a Zurich-based design firm, that produces books, catalogues, company reports, corporate identities, campaigns, etc. Snowmann utilizes a series of photographs of snowmen as a vehicle to introduce their staf... View more info

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Al Weiwei Architecture

By: Klein, Caroline, ed.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cologne, daab Media, 2011


Hardcover, 176 pp. illus. New, still sealed in the publisher’s shrinkwrap. Text in English, German, Spanish, Italian, and French. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA) is an open shop dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. View more info

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All Stencil Art Show Exhibit Poster

By: MacPhee, Josh

Price: $80.00

Publisher: NP, MacPhee, Josh, 2003

Edition: Original


MacPhee, Josh. All Stencil Art Show Exhibit Poster. NP: Josh MacPhee, 2003. Black and brown spraypaint on white paper, 44.6 cm by 58.8 cm. Signed and dated in pencil by the artist on the lower left corner. Very good with a few tiny edge tears and faint wrinkles. “Come see the marvels of modern stenciling,” these two-color stencil posters (utilizing various colors) were created by MacPhee for his 2003 traveling stencil show. Very few unused posters remain. Jos... View more info

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All Stencil Art Show Exhibit Poster

By: MacPhee, Josh

Price: $80.00

Publisher: NP, MacPhee, Josh, 2003

Edition: Original


MacPhee, Josh. All Stencil Art Show Exhibit Poster. NP: Josh MacPhee, 2003. Black and blue spraypaint on light brown paper, 44.6 cm by 58.8 cm. Signed and dated in pencil by the artist on the lower left corner. Very good with a few tiny edge tears and a very light horizontal crease under "All Stencil." “Come see the marvels of modern stenciling,” these two-color stencil posters (utilizing various colors) were created by MacPhee for his 2003 traveling stencil sh... View more info

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Andy Warhol at Christie’s – Three Volume Set in Slipcase

By: Andy Warhol, Christie's New York

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Christie’s, 2012

Edition: First edition


Andy Warhol at Christie’s – Three Volume Set in Slipcase. New York: Christie’s, 2012. Three volumes in glossy wraps, 15 1/4 by 10-inches, 115 – 146 pp. ea. With several fold-out images. Housed in a printed card portfolio. The three catalogues are near fine with only minor bumping to the lower right corners. The portfolio has tears at the top and bottom corners. A groundbreaking $17 million+ sale benefiting The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. Th... View more info

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Andy Warhol: Fifteen Minutes of Fame, Selected Portraits 1964 – 1986 - Exhibition Poster, Mao

By: Andy Warhol, Tara Robinson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Detroit, Detroit Institute of Arts, 1989


[Andy Warhol] Andy Warhol: Fifteen Minutes of Fame, Selected Portraits 1964 – 1986. Detroit: Detroit Institute of Arts, 1989. Two-sided color poster, 24 by 18 1/8-inches. As new. This poster features a double image of Mao with the exhibition title and venues along the bottom. Verso is a listing of portraits in the exhibition and an essay by Tara Robinson. The exhibition ran from September 1989 through July 1990 and toured Michigan venues, including the Grand Ra... View more info

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Anh Duong Self Portraits

By: Anh Duong

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Assouline, 2001

Edition: First printing


New York: Assouline, 2001. First printing. Hardcover. As New/as new. Duong, Anh; Glenn O’Brien, intro. Anh Duong (Self) Portraits. New York: Assouline Publishing, Inc., 2001, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket, 8 by 10 3/4-inches, 122 (4) pp. Grey paper over boards with white spine and cover titles. As new. A stunning collection of Duong’s self-portraits, ripe with emotion, distortion and eroticism. No writing, highlighting, names, or other marks. ... View more info

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ArtReview Magazine, Issue 38, 2010, with Paul McCarthy's Pig Island 2003-2009

By: Rappolt, Mark; Paul McCarthy

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, ArtReview, 2010


Rappolt, Mark; Paul McCarthy. Pig Island 2003-2009, ArtReview Magazine Supplement. London: ArtReview, Issue 38, January-February 2010. Complete set, including: ArtReview magazine, Issue 38, glossy wraps, 23 by 30 cm, 130 pp., near fine with only faint signs of shelf wear, a U.S. market price label on the front cover, and a small spot of peeled laminate where, presumably, another label was removed; the Pig Island artist supplement, glossy wraps, 23 by 30 cm, not pagina... View more info

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Bettie Kline

By: Prince, Richard

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Paris, Purple Institute, 2012


Prince, Richard. Bettie Kline. Paris: Purple Institute, 2012. Perfect-bound wraps, 14.8 by 19 cm, not paginated (112 pp.). Fine. Originally published by the Gagosian Gallery in 2009, this scaled-down version was published in conjunction with the 20th anniversary of the fashion magazine Purple (See also the next item). An artist book by Prince based on the premise that Franz Kline used Irving Klaw’s photos of Bettie Page – and possibly Page herself as a life, of... View more info

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Between Silence and Strength: The Sculpture of Dietrich Klinge

By: Becherer, Joseph Antenucci

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI/Duisburg, Germany, Freshup! Publishing with Frederick Meijer Gardens and Museum Küppersmühle, 2005

Inscription: Signed


Hardcover with illustrated boards, 24.5 by 29.7 cm, 95 pp., heavily illus. in color. Inscribed and signed by the artist on the half-title page: "To Ann / Dietrich / June 3, 2005." No other writing. In very good condition with only faint wear to the boards and some light yellowing around the edges of the leaves. This oversized volume may require additional postage if mailing overseas. View more info

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Candykiller: The Trash-Culture Picture Book, Issue Number One

By: Taylor, Brian

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dundee, Scotland, XL5 Novelties, 2005


Taylor, Brian. Candykiller: The Trash-Culture Picture Book, Issue Number One. Dundee, Scotland: XL5 Novelties, 2005. Glossy wraps, 21.4 by 28 cm, [82] pp., illustrated in full-color. Fine. “A collection of illustrations, design ideas, and assorted visual ramblings,” with an emphasis on new art and design, designer toys, tattoo motifs, etc. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB, IOBA) is an open shop dedi... View more info

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Catalogue of the Works of the Late Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A.

By: Graves, Algernon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Messrs. Henry Graves & Co., nd


Not the original booklet, but 55 loose-leaf mimeographed pages housed in a cloth and board portfolio. The catalog lists the works of Landseer, the English painter, from 1809 (at age 7) until 1873, as well as a list of portraits of the artist. The copies are in overall good condition, with corner and edge creases on a few of the sheets. The portfolio, which seems a bit undersized, is good with light edge wear. A working copy only of a scarce volume. View more info

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Christine Argillet Gallery Eye Around Dada & Surrealism Exhibition Announcement - Tzara, Arp, Duchamp, Cocteau, Kandinsky, Breton, etc.

By: Christine Argillet Gallery

Price: $30.00

Publisher: West Hollywood, Christine Argillet Gallery, 2001

Edition: Original


[Art] Christine Argillet Gallery. Eye Around Dada & Surrealism Exhibition Announcement. West Hollywood: Christine Argillet Gallery, 2001. Cardstock gatefold, 5 by 7-inches that opens to 10 by 7-inches. Fine with original parchment sleeve. An announcement for an exhibition of watercolors, drawings, etchings, and photographs from the Pierre Argillet collection, featuring Tzara, Arp, Duchamp, Cocteau, Kandinsky, Breton, etc. Cover has black and grey geometric designs... View more info