Softcover. New York , Princeton Architectural Press, 2nd printing, 2002, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Illustrated throughout in color. Light edgewear to wrappers, else a clean, tight copy. 45 RPM: A Visual History of the Seven-Inch Record celebrates a often overlooked, yet vital form of art, that of the seven inch sleeve. Not only are there more than 200 pictures display in this book, but an excellent history detailing the rise and fall of this format. There are basically five main chapters starting with the 50's all the way to the 90's. Each chapter is preceded by a written piece authored by different individuals, ranging from a record collector, renown sleeve artists, a music journalist and a music critic. Each provides thoughful, authorative, and interesting insights into the period of time they are introducing. The real meat is the pictures, and there are a lot of them.
Hardcover. New York , powerHouse Books, 1st, 2007, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Illustrated throughout in color. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to boards. Hardcover, 128 pages with 120 color plates featuring the conceptual artist's graffiti-like images. Claw was the first famous graffiti artist who later expanded her work into the world of fashion.
Hardcover. New York , Viking Studio Books, 1st, 1995, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 298 pages, reproduces 3500 covers in color. An indispensable volume for the collector or researcher. Three thousand and five hundred reproductions include virtually every cover of the America's most popular magazine during its entire run, from 1899 to 1969, complemented by an essay tracing the magazine's evolution. 15,000 first printing.
Hardcover. New York , Assouline Publishing, 1st, 2010, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 200 pages, color illustrations. At the forefront of American advertising's creative revolution in the 1960s, George Lois was hand-picked by magazine editor Harold Hayes to visually convey that Esquire--a proponent of that era's New Journalism--was on the cutting edge of American culture. In 2008, New York City's Museum of Modern Art acquired a wide range of George Lois's groundbreaking, often controversial Esquire covers for its permanent collection. This fascinating catalogue presents the original exhibit, with additional covers and images from Lois's private collection, including photos of the designer at work and out-takes of the shoot that resulted in Andy Warhol "drowning" in one of his own tomato soup cans. Like new in publisher's shrink-wrap.
Hardcover. London, Thames & Hudson, 1st, 2014, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Like new in publisher's shrink-wrap. The complete catalogue of design collective Hipgnosis, showcasing groundbreaking cover art created for iconic rock "n" roll giants, including the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Led Zeppelin, and Pink Floyd. 320 pages, 500 color illustrations. Hardcover.
Softcover. New York, Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, 1st, 2013, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, 96 pages, illustrated throughout in color and b&w. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to wrappers. A look at book jackets designed by Grushkin, also includes jackets designed by George Salter, Grushkin's teacher. Table of contents, introduction, a biography of Grushkin, book jackets and examples of graphic design by Grushkin. Glossary, biographical sketches of important figures, biographical sketch of the author.
Hardcover. Westport CT, Square One Publishers, 1st, 2007, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Like new in publishers shrink-wrap. 204 pages, 149 color plates. Razzia is the last graphic artist who can legitimately be called a posterist. In an advertising age dominated by electronic media, Razzia alone continues to produce exemplary traditional poster advertising, works marked with a singular graphic inventiveness that mesmerizes the eye with its playful freshness.