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proost

001. Alma, Peter – Pieter Brattinga, Willem Sandberg, Piet Zwart, G. Kiljan, G. Noordzii, Otto Treuman.

Proost Prikkels 251.

Amsterdam: Proost en Brandt nv., 1961.

Illustrated card board cassette that contains approximately 80 cards. Each card is designed by a dutch designer who is a member of the GKf (Gebonden kunstenaars federatie - Federation of Dutch graphic designers). The cardboard box is designed by Maarten Houtman.

- First edition. Each card is designed by a dutch graphic designer, prints a picture and gives info about his or her professional activity.

euro 80

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bayer

002. Bayer, Herbert (edited and designed by)

World Geographic Atlas: a Composite of Man's Environment. Privately printed for the The Container Corporation of America

Chicago: The Container Corporation of America, 1953.

Thick folio, 368 pages, Illustrated throughout. Gilt foreedge + blind stamped burlap covers. despite the missing of the original card board slipcase, an unusal fine copy.

- First edition. ‘The first ideas for this book were formulated together with Egbert Jacobson, director, Department of Design,Container Corporation of America, During production generous support and advice was given by the Department. All diagrams, charts, smaller maps, illustrations, text etc., have been produced by the editor in collaboration with designers Henry Gardner, during most of the preparation ; Martin Rosenzweig, at the beginning and at the end, Masata Nakagawa, in certain sections. The editor wishes to acknowledge the valued assistance and many contributions made by these collaborators. Much of the designing and drafting was done by them, and as specialization in one facet of work was not feasible, they handled many problems compiling and editing material…’

euro 850

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archiv

003. Bockwitz, Hans H. (editor).

Archiv für Buchgewerbe und Gebrauchsgraphik. 69. Jg., Heft 2.

Leipzig: Verlag des Deutschen Buchgewerbevereins, 1932.

Quarto, pages 51 - 105, numerous illustrations + 21 tipped in inserts. Ilustrated wrappers by Alfred Adolf. A fine and complete copy.

- First edition.

euro 90

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bakker

004. Bakker, Piet.

Het seinwezen. Spoorwegserie I.

Amsterdam: Nederlandse Spoorwegen, 1938.

Octavo, 30 pages, numerous colored illustrations printed in heliogravure. Illustrated wrappers.

-  First edition. Beautifully produced booklet about the Dutch Railway signaling in the thirties.

euro 120

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bauhaus

005. Fleischmann, Gerd.

bauhaus. drucksachen. typografie. reklame.

Düsseldorf: edition marzona, 1984.

Thick quarto, 360 pages, illustrated throughout. Printed beige cloth with title on front cover and spine. Illustrated wrappers. Very fine.

- First edition.

euro 80

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baumeister

006. Kermer, Wolfgang.

Willi Baumeister. Typographie und Reklamegestaltung.

Stuttgart: Edition Cantz 1998.

Thick quarto, 350 pages, numerous illustrations in black and white and in color. Typographic wrapers.

- First edition. Published on the occasion of an exhibition held during the 100 birthday of Willi Baumeister in the 'Staatlichen Akademie der Bildenden Künste' , Stuttgart from october 14 - november 17, 1989. Contributions by: Minister Prof. Dr. Helmut Engler, Rektor Prof. Paul Uwe Dreyer, Willi Baumeister, Marta Hoepffner and Heinz Spielmann.

euro 80

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boggeri

007. Pirovano, Carlo (editor).

Lo Studio Boggeri 1933 - 1981. Curato e designato di Bruno Monguzzi. Introduction by Giovanni Anceschi. Pagina / Collana diretta da Pierluigi Cerri. Text in Italian.

Milano: Electa, 1981.

Square quarto, 120 pages - text printed in black and red, more then 300 illustrations in black and white and in color. Stiff illustrated wrappers. Illustrated card board slip case. Slightly discolored spine, otherwise a near mint copy housed in a very fine slip case. Rare in this condition.

- First edition. With examples of work by Walter Ballmer, Kathe Bernhardt, Antonio Boggeri, Ezio Bonini, Aldo Calabresi, Erberto Carboni, Fortunata Depero, Roby D'Silva, Franco Grignani, Jeanne Grignani, Honegger-Lavater, Max Huber, Enzo Mari, Rene Martinelli, Armando Milani, Bruno Monguzzi, Bruno Munari, Remo Muratore, Marcello Nizzoli, Bob Noorda, Hazy Osterwalder, Irme Reiner, Ricas-Munari, Roberto Sambonet, Leone Sbrana, Xanti Schawinsky, Max Schneider, Albe Steiner, and Carlo Vivarelli. Cooperated furthermore with the Studio Boggeri also: Adolf Fluckinger, Fritz Fricher, Paolo Garretto, Giovanna Graf, Giancarli Iliprandi, Lora Lamm, Arnoud Maggs,Theresa Moll, Till Neuburg,Hansheidi Pidoux, Saul Steinberg and Heinz Weibl.

euro 500

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portfolio

 

portfolio

008. Zachary, Frank – George S. Rosenthal (editors) - Alexey Brodovitch (Art Editor)

Portfolio. nos. 1 + 3 (2 of 3 issues published)

A Magazine for the Graphic Arts

Cincinnati: Zebra Press, 1950

Volume 1, Number 1. Winter 1950. Folio, un paginated, numerous illustrations in black and white and in color. Illustrated wrappers. Near fine with just some minor traces of cracks towards the edges due to the delicate quality of the black cover stock. In original mailing carton designed by Brodovitch. Carton with faint coffee stain, otherwise near fine.

Portfolio. The Annual of the Graphic Arts.

Summary: Giambattista Bodoni (with tipped-in Bodoni type specimen sheet); Design From the Mathematicians; E. McKnight Kauffer: Poster Designer; Xerography. New Visual Effects with Powder and Electricity; Trademarks by Paul Rand (with folded Paul Rand trademark insert) ; Giantism: USA; The Good Looking Package ( with inserted 20 page booklet with giftwrap paper samples); Saul Steinberg; Photography in Fashion: Irving Penn and Richard Avedon; News Portfolio: Possibly the most appealing section of this issue with design examples by Paul Rand, Alvin Lustig, Herbert Matter, A. M. Cassandre, Jean Carlu, Raymond Loewy….

Number 3. Spring 1951. Folio, un paginated. Silk-screened paper over boards. Spine cracked, but present (in most cases missing).

Summary: Ben Shahn; Cartier-Bresson in the Orient: 13 photographs; French Marble Papers: (sample sheet bound in); Calligraphy (with four pages sample bound in); Stereoscopy (3-d glasses inserted); Jackson Pollock; Hobo Signs; Alexander Calder; Skira’s Books (with tipped-in plate) Astronomical City; Robert Osborn. Photographs by Hans Namuth, Herbert Matter and Isamu Noguchi.

- First editions. Loosely laid in a one page reproduced typed letter on original two color letterhead designed by Paul Rand + ‘Business Reply card’ printed in dark orange designed also by Paul Rand. The reproduced typed letter is dated February 1, 1950 and addressed to ‘Dear Sir:’… The letter is not complete, there must at least have been a second page…

euro 980

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brusse

009. Koenraads, A.F - Wim Brusse.

Mannen in leer. Roman van een militair vlieger door A.F. Koenraads oud-reservevlieger der L>A>

Rotterdam: W.L.&J. Brusse, 1935.

Quarto, 235 pages. Illustrated paper over boards.Edges and corners chafed. Inside fine.

- First edition.

euro 50

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counter

010. Muritu, Milika - Malcolm Quinn and Bob & Roberta Smith.

Counter.

London: mrs. + mr. design 2000.

Octavo, 50 pages japanese bound (+ an upside-down book). Typographic wrappers.

- First edition of this catalog for an exhibition curated by Milika Muritu. Includes an essay by Malcolm Quinn and an interview with Bob & Roberta Smith. Artists included are Claire Carter, Saron Hughes, Roger Kelly, n55, Eyal Sasson, Peter Harris, Ester Partegas, Jamie Roninson, Jame Simpson, John Strutton and Muritu.

euro 20

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lam

011.Crouwel, Wim, Josje Pollman (Total Design)

Wifredo Lam. Catalogues nr 408.

Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1967.

Quarto, un paginated (22 pages), 14 illustrations. Illustrated wrappers.

- First edition. Exhibition from january 26 - march 12, 1967. Text Patrick Waldberg.

euro 20

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fontana

012. Crouwel, Wim, Josje Pollman (Total Design)

Fontana. Concetti spaziali

Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1967.

Quarto, un paginated (32 pages), illustrated throughout. Illustrated wrappers.

- First edition. Exhibition from march 23 - may 7, 1967. Texts by Ad Petersen, Jan van der Marck / Alain Jouffroy, Pierre Rouve + Otto Piene.

euro 50

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crouwel

013. Crouwel, Wim (Total Design).

Larry Bell. Catalogues nr 427.

Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1968.

Quarto, 8 pages, 5 illustrations. Illustrated wrappers.

- First edition. Exhibition from december 8, 1967 - january 14 1968.

euro 20

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crouwel

014. Wim Crouwel (Total Design).

Raynaud. Catalogus nr. 441.

Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1968.

Quarto, 26 pages + rear wrapper fold out and entirely printed in red, illustrated throughout. Illustrated wrappers.

- First edition. Exhibition from 17|5 - 30|6 1968. the exhibition was also shown in the 'Moderne Museet' in Stockholm and in the 'Centre national d'art contemporain' in Paris.Text in Dutch and French.

euro 30

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francis

015. Francis, Sam.

Sam Francis. Foreword by Edu de Wilde + text by Wieland Schmied.

Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum,1968.

Small quarto, un paginated, numerous illustrations among which 8 color plates. Illustrated wrappers.

- First edition.

euro 20

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zwiters

016. Crouwel, Wim - Jolijn van de Wouw (Total Design) - Jean-Christophe Ammann, 

22 Jonge Zwitsers

Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1969.Catalogus 458.

Quarto, 76 pages, illustrated throughout. Illustrated wrappers. fine

- First edition. Exhibition from March 28-May 5, 1969. Artists include Urs Lüthi, Christian Megert, Markus Raetz, Peter Stampfli, Janos Urban....

euro 40

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geluid

017. Crouwel, Wim - Jolijn van de Wouw (Total Design). Martinet, Jan (cur.)

Geluid <=> Kijken / Sound <=> Sight. SM Cat. Nr. 498.

Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum. 1971.

Quarto, un paginated (40 pages of which one five page fold-out), illustrated throughout. Illustrated wrappers. Light foxing to front wrappers, otherwise fine.

- First edition. March 5th - April 18th 1971. Sound <=> Sight. three audio-visual projects. Ton Bruynel: Cubes Project; Dick Raaymakers: Ideophones; Peter Struycken: Sound and Image Programme 1. Complete with the 3 vinyl singles in attached pocket inside the rear cover. Text in Dutch and English.

euro 80

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lucht

018. (air art) Harithas James (intro.)

Lucht Kunst. SM cat.506.

Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1971.

Quarto, un paginated (28 pages), 13 plates. Illustrated wrappers. Catalogue design Wim Crouwel and Magda Tafaty (Total design)

- First edition. Exhibition took place from april 30 - june 6 1971. Participating artists: Arturo Cuetara, Juan Downey, Jean Dupuy, Charles Frazier, Hans Haacke, Gerald hayes, Jean Lindner, Bruce nauman, Vera Simons, Alan Sonfistand Susan Lewis Willliams. Photographs in catalog by Robert Cumnig, Mike Donelly, Lois Haas, Peter Moore, Shunk Kender, Alan Sonfist and Anne Staton.

euro 80

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crouwel

019. Crouwel, Wim - Daphne Duiijvelshoff (Total Design).

Marte Röling.

Amsterdam: Museum Fodor, 1973.

Quarto size, stiff folded portfolio that contains a folded poster (74 x 40 cm unfolded) announcing Marte Röling's exhibition. On rear of portfolio portrait photograph of Marte Röling by Henk Jurriaans.

- First edition. Ehibition from mai 19 mei- june 11, 1973.

euro 50

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cunningham

020. Cunningham, Merce -  Frances Star (editor)

Changes: Notes on Choreography. 

New York: Something Else Press, 1968.

Small quarto, un-paginated, illustrated throughout. Off-white cloth. Illustrated wrappers. Very fine copy. 

- First edition. One of the most extraordinary designed books by the Something Else Press.

euro 260

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fornaci

fornaci

021. Fornaci RDB Piacenza. (Fornaci fratelli Rizzi Donelli Breviglieri & C.)

four promotional brochures (late 1930's) published by RDB, a company specializing in concrete structures, based in Piacenza.

Volta Sap. 1939.

Octavo 32 pages in selfwrappers. With more then 40 reproduced photographs printed in heliogravure, showing structures that have been build with RDB structural systems.

Stimp Excelsior. 1939.

Octavo,16 pages, illustrrated with drawings showing the different possiblities to make roof structures.

Sapal Solaio.

Octavo, n.d. 8 pages in self wrappers.

Pianelloni per stalla.

Octavo, n.d. (1942?) One folded sheet.

- All first editions.

euro 100

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facetten

022. Elffers, Dick - Pels, C.

Facetten van boekdruk.

Amsterdam: van Gelder Zonen n.v., 1952.

Small squarisch quarto, 81 pages printed on different colored stock, numerous illustrations in color and in black and white and many printing examples + a 4 page insert. Illustrated wrappers. In original publishers cardboard box. Some discoloring to box otherwise a very fine copy.

- First edition. Photographs by Cas Oorthuis, Emmy Andriesse, Carel Blazer & William Ritter.

euro 60

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oorthuys

023. Oorthuys, Cas - Harpmand, l. – Becx, P.A.

1909 PLEM 1959.

Maastricht: Provinciale Limburgsche Electriciteits Maatschappij, 1959.

Square quarto, 154 pags, 136 photographic illustrations in b/w and 7 in color plus11 b/w illustrations and 35 in color. Yellow blind stamped cloth. Color illustrated wrappers. Wrappers with small repair on top of front wrapper, otherwise a very fine copy. Book design Dick Elffers and B. Duyvelshoff.

- First edition. This book is featured in MT’s study on Dutch post war Company books as one of the best. There is here indeed a perfect marriage here between photographer, designer and subject matter that results in a book very much reminiscent of a standard that is set in the pre-war designs of Piet Zwart and Paul Schuitema. We see a frequent use of tinted color planes that are laid over existing black an white images, and a frequent use of integrated montage elements also. All statistic information is printed on a different colored stock. An informative and truly convincing cooperative work. Loosly laid in the folded presentation note of the book signed (in print) by director H. Gelissen.

euro 350

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figini

024. Figini, Luigi - Florisa Cordova.

Arte e Tecnica dell'impaginazione.

Milano: Edizioni Method, 1969.

Quarto, 233 pages, 156 illustrations. Printed white cloth. Little discoloration towards top of wrappers, otherwise fine.

- First edition. One of 100(1500) copies hors commerce. This copy numbered (XXXIV), dated and signed both by Luigi Figini and Florisa Cordova. The book is subdivided in the following chapters: 1. Come s'impaginia oggi 2. La communicazione per mezzo della stampa 3. Le interpretazione 4. Conoscenze techniche indispensabili 5. L'Eloborazione grafica 6 La progettazione 7. Il metodo d'impaginazione.

euro 140

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vivre

025. Hamels, J. (introduction)

Vivre a l' école comme a la maison. Dodicesima triennale di Milano.

N.p.: n.p., (1969).

Small quarto, 28 pages + three pages printed on crystal paper + one three page fold out, illustrated throughout in black and white and in color. Illustrated wrappers. Wrappers used, foxed and split at bottom of spine.


- First edition of this wonderfully designed catalogue. The introduction is by J. Hamels. Texts by Henri Biscompte, Victor Bourgeois, A. Constant, Oscar Gits and E. Natalis. With several examples of Jules Wabbes' school furniture. This exhibition on the Belgian school system, organized by the Belgian Government was inspired by Jean-Ovide Decroly (Ronse, July 23, 1871 – Ukkel, 1932) a Belgian teacher and psychologist. Decroly founded The Hermitage School in 1907, was a freemason, and a member of the lodge Les Amis Philanthropes of the Grand Orient of Belgium in Brussels. Nowadays the "Ecole Decroly" (based in Uccle, Brussels, a school reaching from kindergarten to baccalaureate) is following his pedagogical approach.

euro 160

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heidelberger

heidelberger

heidelberger

026.

Heidelberg Nachrichten. (5 issues)

Fascicolo 1 Anno 11. Communicazioni della Schnellpressenfabrik AG Heidelberg. Text in Italian.

Heidelberg: Schnellpressenfabrik AG, (1952). Small quarto, un paginated (12 pages), illustrated throughout. Illustrated wrappers.

- First edition of first issue published after the war. (The first "Heidelberg Nachrichten" appeared in 1931 and was at one moment published in 19 languages)

Fascicolo 2 Anno 11. Communicazioni della Schnellpressenfabrik AG Heidelberg. Text in Italian.

Heidelberg: Schnellpressenfabrik AG, (1952). Small quarto, un paginated (12 pages), illustrated throughout. Illustrated wrappers.

- First edition. With article 'la sviluppo della stampa tipografica nel dopoguerra'

Fascicolo 3 Anno 11. Communicazioni della Schnellpressenfabrik AG Heidelberg. Text in Italian.

Heidelberg: Schnellpressenfabrik AG, (1952). Small quarto, un paginated (12 pages), illustrated throughout. Illustrated wrappers with cut out in the shape of a printing press in front wrapper.

- First edition.

Fascicolo 4 Anno 11. Communicazioni della Schnellpressenfabrik AG Heidelberg. Text in Italian.

Heidelberg: Schnellpressenfabrik AG, (1952). Small quarto, un paginated (12 pages), illustrated throughout. Illustrated wrappers.

- First edition.

no. 5 Communicazioni della Schnellpressenfabrik AG Heidelberg. Text in Italian.

Heidelberg: Schnellpressenfabrik AG, (1953). Small quarto, un paginated (12 pages), illustrated throughout. Illustrated wrappers.

- First edition.

euro 200

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leck
 

027. van der Leck, Bart.

Original cardboard box (47 x 47 cm) with silk screened logo designed by

Bart van der Leck for the Dutch department store Metz & Co. Bart van der Leck was commisioned in the early thirties to design interiors, window packaging, branding and advertising for this luxury department store.

euro 300

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typeundso

028. Lutz, Hans Rudolf.

Typoundso.

Zurich: Self published, 1996.

Thick quarto, 440 pages, more then 200 pages. Paper over boards. Silver colored title on front cover and spine. Printed silver colored wrappers. Very fine.

- Second edition.

euro 60

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massin

029. Ionesco, Eugène -  Massin.

La Cantatrice Chauve. suivie d'une scène inédite. Interprétations typographique de Massin et photographique d'Henry Cohen d'après la mise en scène de Nicolas Bataille.

Paris: Gallimard, 1964.

Quarto, un paginated, (approximately 200 pages), illustrated throughout. Illustrated paper over boards. Fine.

- First edition. One of 6000 numbered copies.

euro 180

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massin

030. Massin.

L'ABC DU MéTIER. Appendice par Laurence Santantonios

Paris: Imprimerie nationale editions, 1989.

Thick quarto, 224 pages, 800 illustrations mainly in color. Grey leather binding by Annick Schneider. Binding with blind stamped name of Massin plus 5 die cut openings that reveal the letters "A" and "C", the letter "B" is made of metal and can be turned, revealing more text and colored surfaces of a paper disc inside the front cover. In grey cloth clam shell box.

- First edition. One of 50 copies specially bound, of a total edition of 4100.

euro 600

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matter

031. Alloway, Lawrence – (Herbert Matter, design)

Six Painters and the Object.

New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation,1963. Introduction by Thomas M. Messer.

Narrow quarto, un paginated (28 pages printed on different colored stock), 5 illustrations in black and white. Illustrated wrappers.

- First edition. One of 3000 copies.  Exhibition held from March 14-June 12, 1963.  Works by Jim Dine, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, James Rosenquist, and Andy Warhol. Checklist of the exhibition bound into the center of the publication.

euro 150

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matter

032. Matter, Herbert - Lawrence Alloway.

Systemic Painting.

New York: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1966.

Small quarto, 68 pages, fully illustrated. Illustrated wrappers. Near fine

- First edition. Exhibition catalog for a show that ran September through November 1966. Printed in an edition of 2000. The first to coin the phrase "Systemic Painting," Alloway discusses the flexibility of the term, which can encompass anything from Frank Stella's shaped canvases, Kenneth Noland's Color Field paintings, or the Hard-edge style defined by art historian Jules Langsner, to the simple, but detailed, repetition found within early Minimalist works by artists such as Jo Baer and Agnes Martin. In addition, the catalogue includes artist statements for each of the exhibiting artists, as well as a plate section illustrating selected works.

euro 150

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neumann

033. Neumann, Eckhard.

Functional Graphic Design in the 20'S.

New York: Reinhold Publishing Co. 1967.

Small square quarto, 96 pages, 113 illustrations. Grey cloth with printed spine. Illustrated wrappers. Near fine

- First edition.

euro 40

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new synthesis

034. Michael Burke, Mark Holt, Simon Johnson, Hamish Muir (editors)

the new synthesis 90.7.

N.p. (London): Eight Five Zero, 1990.

Quarto, 16 pages, Illustrated throughout. Printed vellum wrappers..

- First edition. One of 3,000 copies. Contributions by Prof Friedrich Friedl: The 'ring neuer werbegestalter' 1927 - 1933; Bridget Wilkins: Type and Image; Roland Schaer. Mobilizing Words. With many examples of the well known modernist graphic designers.

euro 30

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pagina

 

 

 

035. Alfieri, Bruno - Pier Carlo Santini (editors)

Pagina 3 : Rivista Internazionale Della Grafica Contemporanea. October 1963. (here two of seven issues published between 1962–1965) Text in Italian and English.

Milano: Editoriale Metro S.p.A.,1963.

Quarto, (xiv) + 129 pages, illustrated in black and white, some in color. Illustrated wrappers. Front wrapper by Pino Tovaglia. Faint fold at bottom front cover otherwise very fine.

- First edition.. Summary: Carlo Belloli: The Visual-tipographical Component in Avant-garde Poetry; Yusaka Kamekura: Graphic Design and Japanese Crests; Pieter Brattinga: Posters for Museums and Galleries; Franciszka & Stefan Themerson: Miscellanea Britannica 2; Ennio Lucini: Experimental Graphics 4; Albe Steiner: Studies for the Coop 1 self-service store in Reggio-Emilia; New graphic and commercial design work by : Ursula & Ernst Hiestand, Almir Mavignier, Franco Grignani, Arnold Varga, Eugenio Carmi, Louis Dorfsman, Enzo Mari, John Sewell, Anita Klinz, Studio A.G.E., and Ennio Lucini.

euro 100

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perutz

perutz

036. (Perutz ) Stenger, Prof. Dr. Erich.

Denkschrift zum Fünfundsiebzig-Jährigen Perutz-Jubiläum, 1880-1955.

München: Otto Perutz Trockenplattenfabrik, 1955.

Small Quarto, 95 pages, approximately 80 photographic illustrations and 7 color graphics. Blind stamped olive green cloth.

- First edition. Otto Perutz founded in 1880 his own firm Otto Perutz Trockenplattenfabrik in Munich. He developed a method for the industrial production of Eosin-Silver-Plates which had been invented by Hermann Wilhelm Vogel and Johann Baptist Obernetter. This was crucial to develop colour photography. In 1896 Perutz-Plates were used for radiography for the first time.
Perutz sold his firm in 1897. He was member of the supervisory board of Bayerische Aktiengesellschaft für chemische und landwirtschaftlich-chemische Fabrikate from 1902 until his death in 1922. The Perutz-Photowerke became part of Agfa in 1964.

Added: A set of 8 Perutz catalogues and pricelists from the 1950's.

euro 200

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pyrolac

037. Genin, Charles - Roger Damerval (editors).

Pyrolac. 25e Anniversaire 1926 1951 La Qualité Par La Technique.

N.p.: Editions Ch. Génin, 1951. Blind stamped silver colored 'plaquette' containing 15 folded sheet, loose as issued.

- First edition of this 'plaquette', published on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Pyrolac, a company specializing in the production of magnetic tape, enamels and lacquers, cellulose pigments etc. e very nicely brochure printed in heliogravure and the typography seems to be inspired by Cassandre's 'Le spectacle est dans la rue' (1935).

euro 60

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rand

038. Rand, Paul.

Publicity flyer for Modern Art in Advertising: designs for Container Corporation of America, edited by Egbert Jacobson. Introductions by Daniel Catton Rich and Walter Paepcke.

Chicago: Container Corporation of America/Paul Theobald, 1946.

Flyer (32,3 x 33 cm) with on the rear side 2 images + order form. Folded and with 2 stamps of Adolf Korper, a new york bookseller, otherwise very good.

- First edition. 'This is not just another book on advertising art. In these pages there is a veritable gallery of contemporary art—a panorama of a grand experiment in foresight and understanding. This venture of employing great artists in industry is not a new one. The creative artist has been used before, but, alas, without vision, and without giving him freedom in the formulation of his ideas and execution of his designs.
But here complete freedom reigns. The age-old animosity and distinction between fine and applied art, the fatal-dualism between art and industry, between beauty and utility are here denied. Our new age admits no such contradictions. The result of that courageous denial is forcefully demonstrated in this book.'

euro 40

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rand

039. Rand, Paul - Michael Corey (text)

Special Issue on Paul Rand.Champion Papers. The Printing Salesman's Herald. Book 35.

n.p.: Champion Papers, Champion International Corporation. 1975.

Quarto, 42 pages, illustrated throughout among which 13 two-color plates. Printed stiff wrappers.

- First edition. A nicely produced hommage to Paul Rand.

euro 120

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rand

040. Rand, Paul

A Designer's Art.

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985.

Quarto, 239 pages, fully illustrated in black and white and in color. Black cloth with Paul Rand's signature printed on front cover + printed spine. Printed black wrapper with printed spine. Very fine copy.

- First edition.Her with a three page photocopy of Rand's article 'Politics of Design' first published in : W. Herdeg (Ed.), Graphis Annual, (pp. 233-235). Zurich: Graphis Press. with on the first page in Rands's handwriting "from Graphis Annual 1981' + some lines in the margin. + an accompanying note addressed to Arthur (Arthur A. Cohen)' this is the article I did for Grahis 81 intro and which i mentioned the other day in your salon. Good to see youboth. Best, Paul. (signature handwritten)

euro 280

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sandb

041. Sandberg, Willem.

9 jaar Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, 1945-54

Amsterdam : Stedelijk Museum, 1954.

Quarto, un paginated, (48 pages printed on different stock), illustrated throughout. Illustrated wrappers.

- First edition.

euro 40

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sandb

042. Sandberg, Willem.

Jackson Pollock, 1912-1956. cat. 189.

Amsterdam : Stedelijk Museum, 1956.

Quarto, un paginated, (24 pages printed on different stock), illustrated throughout. Illustrated wrappers.

- First edition. Exhibition organized by the Museum of Modern Art. june 6 - july 7, 1958.

euro 30

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sandb

043. Sandberg, Willem.

maar een vlinder heb ik hier niet gezien. theresienstadt 1941-1945.

Amsterdam : Museum Fodor, 1960.

Quarto, un paginated, (16 pages printed on different stock), illustrated in balack and white and in color. Illustrated wrappers.

- First edition. Cat. 239 mei 1960

euro 40

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sandberg

044. Sandberg, Willem.

Hans Polak, Martin Visser, Kho Liang Ie. Industrial design. Cat. 282.

Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1961.

Quarto, 20 pages, 12 photographic illustrations. Illustrated wrappers.

- First edition. Exhibition from 3.11-4.12 '61. Photographs by Jan Versnel, W. Moischke, Jaap and Maarten d'Oliviera and Carel Blazer.

euro 20

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schuitema

045. Schuitema, Paul.

Balans. Algemeen jaarboek der Nederlandsche Kunsten, 1930 - 31.

Maastricht: Naaml. Venn. Drukk. & Uitg. Letter-Nypels, 1930-31.

Quarto, 160 pages, numerous illustrations. Illustrated wrappers by Paul Schuitema. This copy has been re-backed with part of the title on spine missing.

- First edition. Contributions by Menno ter Braak, Lou Lichtveld, Eduard du Perron, Martinus Nijhof and illustrations after Schuitema, Ivens, Zwart, Pyke Koch, Charles Toorop...

euro 100

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schuitema

046. Schuitema, Paul.

Ex Libris C. Chevalier. 1933.

Offset bookplate printed in black and red, (7,5 x 5,2 cm) typography and photomontage.

euro 80

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cement

047. Schuitema, Paul - Roelofsen, Drs. E.

Cement en Beton. No. 2. Afwerken van beton en bepleisteren. (nr. 2 of a total of 10 published)

Amsterdam: Verkoopassociatie Enci-Cemij N.V., 1938.

Octova, 52 pages, 34 illustrations. Illustrated wrappers by Paul Schuitema.

- First edition.

euro 20

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spencer

048. Spencer, Herbert.

Pioneers of Modern Typography.

London: Lund Humphries, 1969.

Quarto, 160 pages printed on different stock, 160 illustrations in black and white and in color. Plain white wrappers. Illustrated dust jacket glued to spine. A near mint copy of this clasic.

- First edition. With contributions and examples by Apollinaire, Bayer, Berlewi, Bill, Coburn, Czyzewski, Dexel, van Doesburg, Feininger, Hausmann, Heartfield, Höch, Huszar, Illiazd, Itten, Jespers, Klutsis, Leger, Lewis, Lissitzky, Marinetti, Moholy-Nagy, Morgenstern, van Ostaijen, Peeters, Prampolini, Ray, Rodchenko, Röhl, Saga, Schad, Schmidt, Schuitema, Schwitters, Soffici, Stern, Strzeminski, Sutnar, Szczuka, Teige, Tschichold, Venna, Wat, Werkman, Zarnower and Zwart.

euro 450

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stankowski

049. Stankowski, A - Gomringer, Eugen - Gunther Wirth.

Konkretes von A. Stankowski. Malerei und visuelle Information.

Stuttgart: Verlag Gerd Hatje, 1974.

Small quarto, 155 pages, illustrated throughout in black and white and in color. Blind stamped off white cloth. Illustrated wrappers.

- First edition. This copy signed on title page by Eugen Gomringer and Stankowski.

euro 80

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stankow

050. Stankowski, Anton - Stephan von Wiese (editor)

Anton Stankowski. Das Gesamtwerk 1925-1982. Die Einheit von freier und angewandter Kunst.

Stuttgart: Verlag Gerd Hatje, 1983.

Thick folio, 442 pages, illustrated throughout in black and white and in color. off-white printed cloth. Illustrated wrappers.

- First edition. This copy signed on title page by Eugen Gomringer and Stankowski. Contributions by Max Bense, Karl Duschek, Eugen Gomringer, Hans Heinz Holz, Kurt Leonhard, Hans Hildebrandt, Hans Neuburg, Eckhard Neumann, Guido Magnaguagno, Fritz Seitz, Gunther Thiem, Stephan von Wiese and Günther Wirth.

euro 200

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carrs

051. Sutnar, Ladislav.

Carrs.

A 4 signature from 'Visual Design in Action' published by Hastings House in New York, 1961. Here 4 pages with examples for the image design for 'Carrs Self Service Department Store' New Jersey (1956-57). This brochure with several texts, among which: "creating a store personality"— Sutnar, 1956-57 [for Katz/Waisman/Blumenkranz/Stein/Weber, Architects Associated] To make shopping easier and also more exciting, "Carr's" self-service department stores wished to establish a store atmosphere expressing unity of design with utility and beauty.— The original program called for an extensive study of the visual means that would create an effective prototype environment. The design had to support the store's approach to merchandising. It also had to provide a disciplined visual framework which would be interesting and rapidly understandable with relation to the overwhelming variety of goods on sale. To achieve this, several systems of design controls were set up to provide a distinguishing identity for everything from store signs to shirt labels. These included coordinated layouts, alphabets and colors on the variety of information forms required. Further, a group of symbols was introduced to facilitate recognition of the various departments. The findings of this study were applied when the store was built.— Examples of bags and boxes are illustrated here, with the store identifying design in primary colors. Other problems involved in the execution of the preliminary study are shown on the following visual unit.

euro 120

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interval

052. Sutnar, Ladislav.

"An Interval of Design Freedom" .

A 6 page signature from 'Visual Design in Action' published by Hastings House in New York, 1961. The book, i.e. this signature, was printed by Lynn Art Offset, and the letterpress by Sterlip Press on Champion Kromekote cast coated enamel paper. A wonderful example of Sutnar's design practice in the united States.

euro 120

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vignelli

053. Vignelli, Massimo (design) - Mildred Constantine.

The Object Transformed.

New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1966.

Quarto, 34 pages, illustrated in black and white. original embossed wrappers. Light yellowing towards edges, otherwise fine.

- First edition. Exhibition from june 28 - august 21, 1966. Works exhibited by Janet Cooper, Morris Graves, Habbah, Jasper Johns, Karen Karnes, Kusama, John Latham, Les levine, Man Ray, Preston Mclanahan, Bruno Munari, Merret Oppenheim, Olen orr, Ralph Ortiz, Wolfgang Paalen, Tony Palladini, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Robert rauschenberg, Lucas Samaras and Fabio de Sanctis.

euro 80

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wijdeveld

054. Wijdeveld, H. Th. - Schotman, J.W.

Der Geesten Gemoeting. Vier Morgenlandse Dromen in Verzen.

Amsterdam: Van Holkema & Warendorf's Uitgevers Maatschappij, 1927.

Decorated cloth-covered portfolio with two ivory attachments, containing 5 volumes (Book I: Higo, book II: Baishu, book III: Nju Ying, book IV: Yueh-Lahn, book V: Aantekeningen en Verklaringen. Printed in gold, ochre and black with seven tipped-in Chinese illustrations in colour by Moh Shih Chen. Bookdesign and typography by Hendrikus Theodorus Wijdeveld.

- First edition.

euro 350

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zwart

055. Weber, E.P. (ed.) - Piet Zwart,

Radio - Jaarboek 1932 Beeld Telegrafie / Radio Yearbook 1932 Picture Telegraphy

Amsterdam: A.J.G. Strengholt, 1932,

Quarto, 445 pages. illustrated throughout. Halcloth + illustrate dpaper over boards. Cover edges and corners lightly chafed + light foxing on front cover, but still a good copy.

_ First edition.

euro 250

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zwart

056. Zwart, Piet - Kees Broos.

Piet Zwart 1885-1977.

Amsterdam: Van Gennep, 1982.

Quarto, 96 pages, 173 illustrations. Illustrated wrappers.

- Second, revised edition of the catalogue published by the Haags Gemeentemuseum in 1973.

euro 30

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zwart

057. Monguzzi. Bruno (text).

Rassegna. Problemi di architettura dell'ambiente. Rivista Trimestrale. Rassegna Nr. 30 / 2 - giugno 1987.

Bologna: Editrice CIPIA S.r.l, 1987.

Quarto, 117 pages with additional pages with translations in English and French, with 173 illustrations of the work by Zwart. White wrappers. Illustrated dust wrappers. Wrappers slightly soiled + very light stamp of former owner on front wrapper.

- First edition.

euro 100

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