132 - 915 FINE AND APPLIED ARTS AND COMMERCIAL ART
= SIGNED on title-p.
Armando. Ed. L. Grisebach. Nürnberg, Neues Museum, 2002, 192p., num. (col.) ills., printed in 1200 copies (300), orig. boards, 4to.
= One of 300 hardbound copies. Rare.
AND 7 others, i.a. PICTOR PICTURA. ARMANDO (Oss/ The Hague, 1994, plates, printed in 1000 copies, orig. wr., 4to. SIGNED on title-p.) and BEELDHOUWER ARMANDO. Oeuvrecatalogus bronssculpturen 1988-2006 (Eindhoven, 2006, num. ills., printed in 1750 copies, orig. boards, folio).
= All three volumes SIGNED by the artist on title-p.
AND 4 others by/ on the same, i.a. R. VERCAUTEREN and Y. PLOUM, Armando. Terugkeer van de kleur (Amersf./ Eindhoven, 2003, col. ills., orig. boards, 4to).
- Yellowed/ sl. browned, especially along margins. Sl. foxed/ soiled; some small tears/ defects along outer blank margins.
= Probably a proof printed in red, before publishing in MERZ 6, Oct. 1923 and before the captions "Diese Zeitschrift heisst von hinten Merz. a.d. Inhalt: Arp. Tzara. Aufruf. Hirschel-Protsch. Mondrian. Neo Plasticisme. Arab. Sprüche" in upper margin. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE II.
= The shape of a gallery bulletin, but all contributions of the artists were made for this publication only and the majority can be seen as art prints or conceptual art. I.a. w. contributions by Carl Andre (1x), Ger van Elk (8x), Stanley Brouwn (5x), Robert Barry (3x) Hanne Darboven (2x), Francesco Clemente (3x), Jan Dibbets (3x), Daniel Buren (2x), Barry Flanagan (2x); Gilbert & George (3x), Douglas Huebler, Richard Long (7x), Peter Struycken (2x), Lawrence Weiner (4x). Present are no. 5-7, 9, 10, 12, 13, 16, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29, 31, 33-41, 46, 48, 49, 52-55, 57, 58, 61, 63-65, 68-75, 77-83, 85, 86, 90-111, 114-130, 132-139, 141, 143-145, 148 and 152. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE III.
Paris, n.publ., 1925, 155,(3)p., num. ills. i.a. by B.J. EILERS, typography by J. VAN KRIMPEN, orig. cl., 4to. - Owner's stamp on first free endpaper. Fine copy.
= With contibutions by i.a. Berlage, Dudok, Lauweriks, Lion Cachet, Sluyters and Wichman.
AND 1 other.
- Endpapers sl. browned.
= With contibutions by i.a. Berlage, Dudok, Lauweriks, Lion Cachet, Sluyters and Wichman. With loosely inserted letterpress fold. brochure leaf with order form.
- Calligraphed owner's entry on first free endpaper. Binding sl. worn along extremities. A fine copy.
AND 1 other: E. VIOLLET-LE-DUC, Histoire d'un dessinateur. Comment on apprend à dessiner (Paris, n.d. (±1880), col. lithogr. frontisp., tinted lithogr. title-vignette, (full-p.) ills., orig. richly gilt cl., a.e.g., 4to. Upper joint split).
- Lacks item 27 (board piece, part of the Maze); item 1 the box in pieces (perhaps incomplete).
= Contains contributions by i.a. Sol le Witt, Tony Smith, John Cage, Brian O'Doherty. With SIGNED DEDICATION in fine-line pen by the artist and editor BRIAN O'DOHERTY on contents leaf.
- Frontcover loose; spine splitting.
= The sale of the collection C.C.J. de Ridder. With notes on buyers and prices realized. Some buyers: (Frederick) Muller, Dirk Lamme, vd Beek, Teylers museum, (Carl Gotfried Voorhelm) Schneevoogt, Eekhof, Daulos.
- Results in ballpoint.
Idem. The Royal House of Hanover. Das Königshaus von Hanover. N.pl., idem, 2005, 3 vols., 342,(1); 318,(1); 342,(2)p., num. col. ills., DVD in stiff paper folder, orig. unif. wr., board drop back box, 4to. - AND 1 other auction catalogue: Christie's sale of the Collection Yves Saint-Laurent et Pierre Bergé (6 vols. and a DVD).
- Fine copy.
= Rare exhibition catalogue of the ACHR (Association of Revolutionary Artists), the largest (and most powerful) Soviet-Russian artists' collective at the time. Contrary to the avantgardist movement, the ACHR propagated a realist, naturalist style. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE III.
- Wrappers trifle soiled.
AND a second copy of the same program booklet w. imprint "Théatre Sarah Bernhardt" (wr. sl. soiled). - ADDED: 18 miscell. program booklets for theatre and ballet, French and Dutch, 1915-1930s, i.a. 2 programs of "la Maison de l'Oeuvre" (w. identical wr. by K. VAN DONGEN), program for Théâtre de la Madeleine (Le Théâtre de la Chauve-Souris de Nikita Balieff, w. (col.) ills. by i.a. M. DOBOUJINSKY and G. POJEDAEFF) and 7 programs for the Timbertown Follies.
= Monogrammed by the artist on first blank. According to an inserted note, quoting the publisher from whose archive the copy was bought, only a very few copies were monogrammed. Rare.
= Mot pour mot / Word for Word 3.
Robert Barry. Introd. J.-C. Ammann. Luzern, Kunstmuseum, 1974, (26)p., ills., printed in 1000 copies, orig. wr., 4to.
- Sm. owner's entry (R.H. Fuchs) on frontwr.; wr. sl. soiled.
AND 5 others by/ on the same, i.a. ROBERT BARRY. Words, Space, Sound, Time, ... (The Hague, Gemeentemuseum, (1990), ills., orig. wr.); J. DEBBAUT and R.H. FUCHS, Robert Barry (Eindh., Van Abbemuseum, (1977), orig. wr., 4to); ROBERT BARRY (Warsawa, Galeria Foksal, 1973, orig. (sl. soiled) wr., 4to).