103 - 587 FINE and APPLIED ARTS, ART REFERENCE
- Wrappers partly foxed and occas. stained.
= Periodical on various themes in architecture and related subjects, i.a. "The Materials of Design", "Vehicles, 1909-1947", "Architecture in the Avant-Garde Magazines" and "Furniture Design in France, 1919-1939".
- Owner's entry on title-p. Spine-ends and corners sl. worn.
AND 1 other: T. HEUSS (introd.), Das Haus der Freundschaft in Konstantinopel (Munich, 1918, ills., orig. boards, 4to. Loose(ning); lacks backstrip).
- Lacks 8 plates (12, 25, 27, 32, 38, 40, 41 and 48); most plates (sl.) duststained in margins.
= The plates show many details that were destroyed by the disastrous fire of 2019.
- Binding trifle rubbed along extremities; stain on frontcover; nevertheless a fine copy.
Johnson, P.C. Mies van der Rohe. New York, Museum of Modern Art, 1953, 2nd ed., 215,(1)p., num. ills., orig. cl., 4to (covers trifle soiled). - AND 7 others, i.a. LE CORBUSIER, Le poème électronique (Eindhoven, 1958, num. (fold.) lithogr. (col.) plates, ills., orig. wr., square 8vo) and K. BROOS a.o., Nederlandse architectuur 1856-1934 Berlage/ 1880-1930 Americana/ 1893-1918 Architectura (Amst./ Rott/ Ottterlo, 1975, 3 vols., num. ills., orig. unif. wr., 4to).
- A few lvs. w. traces of formerly tipped-in clippings. Spine sl. sunned; covers sl. stained.
AND 1 other: W. RITTICH, Architektur und Bauplastik der Gegewart (Berlin, 1938, 2nd ed., num. ills., orig. cl., 4to).
= Innovative and richly illustrated student magazine.
= Printed in an unspecified limited numbered edition. Mint condition.
ADDED: the (empty) stiff paper portfolio of Arntz' Lehrbilder/ Leerprenten 1931-1938 (The Hague, 1976).
- Verso w. pieces of paper tape in upper blank corners and top end middle-fold strengthened w. sm. piece of Japanese paper.
= Sm. owner's monogram of PIET ZWART in upper corner of frontpage. Bool/ Broos p.49f. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE IV.
AND a specimen leaf (p.31/32) from the booklet, recto w. col. ills. and verso w. letterpress text.
- Verso w. pieces of paper tape in upper blank corners.
= Recto w. owner's monogram of PIET ZWART in upper corner.
- Horizontal middle fold throughout; worn and partly split on folds; a few sm. marginal tears; brown stain in part of upper margin; verso w. pieces of paper tape in upper blank corners; top end of one fold strengthened w. sm. piece of Japanese paper.
= Upper blank corner recto w. sm. owner's monogram of PIET ZWART and w. pencil annot. (by Arntz?): "Ich lege den Prospekt des wichtigen Werkes wegen bei, Typo is natürlich nich von mir" (Zwart's monogram and the first words of the annot. affected by the brown staining). Rare. Cf. Bool/ Broos p.53 and 93. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE IV.
AND 2 loose lvs. from a similar publication.
- Without the 2nd half of 1912, 2nd half of 1936 and 1st half of 1937. Most vols. w. paper ticket at foot of spine and sm. stamp on prelim. leaf.
= Interesting periodical, dealing with contemp. art in its broadest sense, highlighting the work of Le Corbusier and Cassandre and many others.
- Partly loose(ning); several issues spine strengthened w. col. duct tape. Sold w.a.f.
- Most feathers affected by insects.
= With SIGNED DEDICATION by the artist "voor Liesbeth [Brandt Corstius]" on lid.
Hillenius, D., Tegenbosch, P. and Westen, M. Ferdi, Hortisculpture. The Hague, Stroom, 1992, (24)p. (incl. free endpapers), loosely inserted double-p. col. plate, ills., orig. imitation zebra-skin binding, bookdesign by IRMA BOOM, sm. 4to. - AND 9 others, i.a. by/ on Marjolijn van den Assem (2x, both w. dedication), Marlene Dumas (4x, incl. 1 duplicate) and C.A. Wertheim.
- Both vols. w. stamp duty stamps throughout; vol.2 first textleaf dam.
= Catalogue of the controversial auction of the art collection of Dutch King Willem II that took place in order to pay off a large debt Willem had to czar Nicolas I of Russia.
Idem. Souvenir de la Galerie de feu sa Majesté Guillaume II, (...) avec annotation authentique des prix et des acquéreurs. Ibid., idem, 1850, 31,(1)p., contemp. boards.
- Catalogue clipping pasted on first free endpaper. Backstrip dam.
= The shorter version of the same auction catalogue incl. prices.
= Magazine devoted to art, satire, erotica and (American) subculture. Its main editor Ralph Ginzburg was convicted in 1963 for violating federal obscenity laws. A total of 14 issues was published.
- Wr. sl. yellowed along extremities.
Rätz, M. & u. & + &. Bern, Kunsthalle, 1977, no pagination, (photogr.) ills., orig. wr., 4to (yellowed). Fridfinnsson, H. Five gates for the South Wind. Haarlem, Frans Hals Mus., 1974, (12)lvs., 9 photogr. ills., orig. wr. (rare). - AND 5 others, i.a. by Gilbert & George, Hans Haacke (2x) and Pieter Laurens Mol.
- Joints sl. rubbed.
= DE LUXE copy of the standard catalogue, bound in light brown gilt panelled calf w. richly gilt spine w. 2 contrasting mor. letterpieces, t.e.g.