Softcover. Millerton, Aperture Magazine, 1st, 1983, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 80 pages. Magazine. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Features articles: 'People and Ideas', 'Real Pictures for just 25 cents', 'The Arctic Voyage of William Bradford', 'Views of Japan', 'Photographer without Photographs', Passion for Genius', 'The Peasant Miners of Morococha'. Light wear. Clean, unmarked.
Softcover. NY, Aperture, 1st, 1990, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover. 83 pages, issue devoted to Sudek. Edge wear, rubbing to wrappers. Smudges to inside front cover and first page. Else clean and tight.
Softcover. NY, Aperture Foundation, 1992, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, 80 pages. A large, beautifully designed photography publication with many full page photographs in black and white and color. Glossy wraps. A special edition focused on the people of Haiti and photography by and the Haitians. Includes interview with Marie Yolande St. Fleur; Amy Wilentz; Donald Cosentino on Vodou Carnival; Haiti Snapshots by Jonathan Demme; Elizabeth McAlister on Vodou in New York and Haiti; others. Photography by Bruce Gilden; Jonathan Demme; Lynne Warberg; Chantal Regnault; Maggie Steber; Les Stone; Tony Savino; others.
Softcover. Aperture, 1st, 1997, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 80 pages, b&w and color photographs throughout. Very good. Guest edited by W.M. Hunt, this issue of Aperture features work by photographers and scientists in their efforts to capture delirium on paper. Images ranging from contemporary through 19th Century show how delirium, clinical or colloquial, has been documented, analyzed, codified, worked over, and wondered about for the last 150 years, together creating a psychic agitation that can be as dark as it is witty. Artists included Nancy Burson, Debbie Fleming Caffrey, Ellen Carey, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Sally Mann, Robert Mapplethorpe, Eugene Richards, Weegee and many others.
Softcover. Aperture, 1st, November 30, 1998, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 80 pages, b&w and color photographs throughout. Very good. The Mexican book series Rio de Luz was a courageous and energetic presentation of Latin American photography. To honor the accomplishments of the series and the artists, an issue of Aperture is devoted to the Rio de Luz collection.
Softcover. New York, Aperture Magazine, 1st, 2008, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, 88 pages. Aperture Magazine. Features: Josef Koudelka, Jan Tumlir, Fred Ritchin, Robert Hariman, David Campany, more. Illustrated with full color and black & white photography. Light wear. Clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. US, Last Gasp, 1st, 2019, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover with no dust jacket. Like new in publisher's shrink wrap. Clean, tight copy. The Book of Weirdo is the definitive - and hugely entertaining- examination of Weirdo magazine, renowned underground comix cartoonist Robert Crumb's legendary humor comics anthology, which was originally published throughout the 1980s. A "low-brow" counterpoint to Art Spiegelman and Francoise Mouley's rather high-faluttin' RAW comix publication, Weirdo influenced an entire generation of alternative and neo-underground artists, as well as creative refuge for the underground comix veterans, and this book features the complete story of the well-recalled comics magazine, along with testimonials from over 130 of the publication's contributors, including interviews with Weirdo's three editors - R. "Keep on Truckin'" Crumb, Peter "Hate" Bagge, and Aline "The Bunch" Kominsky-Crumb - and publisher "Baba Ron" Turner. 288 pages.
Hardcover. New York, Knopf, 1st, 1989, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 391 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Light yellowing and wear to dust jacket edges. An otherwise clean, unmarked copy. Full color looks at over 3277 New Yorker covers over 65 years.
Hardcover. New York, Random House, 1st, 2005, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Softcover book and 8 DVDs inside a folding case. Every page of every issue of the magazine (4,109 issues, half a million pages) on eight DVD-Roms, with a companion book of highlights.
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. Germany, Taschen, 1st, 2013, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 3-vol set in slip case. Hardcovers. Like new in publisher's shrink-wrap. Editor Dian Hanson traces the fascinating development of the genre from 1900 to 1969 in three compact, informative volumes. In Volume 1 you'll learn about the first magazines that appeared around 1900 in France, Germany, and the U.S., and follow the development of the genre through the First and Second World Wars. Covered are men's magazines masquerading as movie magazines, humor magazines, art magazines, nudist magazines, and "spicy" fiction. Volume 2 documents the proliferation of pin-up magazines following World War II, most notably a little item called Playboy that debuted in December 1953 and spawned dozens of imitators. This volume also charts the emergence of English men's magazines, fetish magazines, and the top five covergirls of the 1950s. Volume 3 begins with an explosion of new American pin-up magazines following the loosening of U.S. obscenity laws, and continues with French titles in decline, England going pervy; nudists going hippy, and Germany going pervy, hippy and political.
Hardcover. Milwaukie, OR, Dark Horse Books, 1st, 2016, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 213 pages. Hardcover. Extensive color illustrations by various artists. Illustrated end papers and paste downs. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to dust jacket. lightly bumped corners. This volume reprints the first six issues of the madcap classic in glorious remastered color and assembles satires supreme from the splendid savvy of Sirs Al Feldstein, Jack Davis, Joe Orlando, Jack Kamen, Wally Wood, Bill Elder, and Basil Wolverton! Collects the complete Panic issues #1-#6 in color for the first time in decades!
Softcover. Mineola, NY, Dover Publications, 1st, 2019, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 96 pages. Softcover. A very clean, unmarked copy with only minor edgewear. This original compilation features more than 80 color plates selected from two of Phillips' early collections, A Gallery of Girls and A Young Man's Fancy, in addition to images from other sources. An Introduction by illustrator and graphic designer Scott M. Fischer provides a modern appraisal and speaks to Phillips' lasting influence. Students of illustration, graphic design, and advertising as well as fans of 1920s fashion will appreciate this collection of striking works by a Golden Age designer-illustrator.
Softcover. Moline, IL, Funnies publishing, 1st, 1974, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 96 pages. Softcover with light edgewear to paper wrappers. Black and white comic strips throughout by Phil Nowlan and Dick Calkins. Issue number 1, reprinting of comic strips from 1933-1934. Sticker on rear wrapper.
hardcover. Salt Lake City, Gibbs-Smith, 1st , 1999, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright dust jacket. Essay by Daniel Okvent. A collection of the magazine's ground-breaking cover art. 1930-1950. Many by artists like Leger, Ben Shahn, Diego Riveria & others, all in color. 142 pages.
Softcover. NY, Reporter Publications, Inc., 1957, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover magazine. Articles on Elvis with drawings by Felix Topolski, Sugar Ray Robinson, Maria Callas, touring cars, building your own golf course, writing by W. Eugene Smith, James Beard, and others. And men's fashion, of course. Red spine faded. Clean.
Softcover. New York, Harper Design, 1st, 2012, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 255 pages. Softcover. Extensive b&w photographs and illustrations throughout. Illustrated frontispiece. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to wrappers.
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.
Softcover. New York , Phelps Publishing, 1st, 1913, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover magazine, color cover features a Coles Phillips "fade-away" woman in hunting clothes holding a rifle, crouched down behind fall foliage. Chock full of ads, fiction, household advice, etc. Back cover has color Kellogg's corn flakes ad. Light edgewear, overall very good.
Softcover. Zurich, Graphis Press, 1st, 1975, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 124 pages. English, German and French text. B&w and color illustrations. Bottom right corner slightly bumped. Else a very clean, tight copy.
Softcover. Zurich, Graphis Press, 1st, 1976, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, English, German and French text. B&w and color illustrations. Very good. Swiss Posters 1976. Kodak Colour Calender Contest, 1977. Fred Otnes. 1.international Animated Film Festival in Ottawa. Trends in Jewellery Design in Europe.
Softcover. Zurich, Graphis Press, 1st, 1980, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, English, German and French text. B&w and color illustrations. Jan Swanka, Barbara Nessim, Erhard Gottlicher, Oswaldo Miranda.
Softcover. Zurich, Graphis Press, 1st, 1986, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 84 pages. English, German and French text. B&w and color illustrations. Very good. International graphic design magazine based out of Switzerland. No longer in print. Cover illustration by Andrzej Dudzinski. In Graphis magazine Issue 242, you'll find articles on: IBM--Design, Business & Education, by Steven Heller; Fourth Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition, by Philip E. Risbeck, Fort Collins, Colorado; Conception and Design of the USA Annual Reports 1983/84, by Richard A. Lewis, New York.
Softcover. Zurich, Graphis Press, 1st, 1988, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, English, German and French text. B&w and color illustrations. Very good. Subjects include Igarishi, Nygaard, and early tourism posters.
Hardcover. Dallas TX, Taylor Publishing, 1st, 1991, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 144 pages, profusely illustrated with full-color horror comic book covers; lavender endpapers; appendix & index included. Clean copy in a bright dust jacket.
Softcover. Neshannock PA, Hermes Press, 1st, 2014, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 112 pages. Softcover. Extensive color and b&w illustrations by Jaro Fabry throughout. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to wrappers. During the Golden Age of Hollywood no illustrator chronicled the great stars, pin-ups and good girls better than Jaro Fabry-he was even engaged to one of the era's hottest starlets! His artwork graced such magazines as Colliers, Harpers, and The New Yorker. Now see his behind the scenes illustrations of Hollywood nightlife in the 1930s through the early 1950s together with glamorous and alluring pin-ups and good girls. The style and romance of this by-gone era are captured in the over 220 full color illustrations presented in this definitive monograph. See finished artwork, drawings, covers, and documentary artwork in this tribute to the Golden Age of Hollywood. The cover features actress and sex symbol Lana Turner!
Hardcover. West Palm Beach, FL, Insight Editions, 1st, 2013, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 224 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Like new in publisher's shrink-wrap. Photographs throughout. From journalist and Grammy-nominated music producer Leo Sacks, and New York Times chief popular music critic Jon Pareles, Keeping Time places Hunstein's photos in the context of musical and social change, adding an untold chapter to Don Hunstein's images of music's most influential artists.
Hardcover. New York, Calla Editions, 1st, 2018, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 208 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to dust jacket edges. This deluxe large-format volume presents scores of sumptuous color illustrations from La Vie Parisienne's heyday, the years between 1917 and 1922. Consisting chiefly of cover designs and editorial cartoons, the images abound in chic young beauties in fanciful and occasionally risque tableaux. Many of these illustrations have not been readily available for nearly a century, making this compilation of particular interest and value to lovers of graphic art and Parisian culture.
Hardcover. Columbia, MI, University of Missouri Press, 1st, 1991, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 270 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to dust jacket edges. Black and white illustrations throughout. A tight copy.
Hardcover. Insight Editions, 1st, 2008, Book: N, Hardcover, 14 pages. From the demented pages of MAD Magazine comes a depraved and uproarious look at contemporary politics' juiciest scandals. Revel in the salacious animation of our fearless leaders' most embarrassing moments. Hunt with Dick Cheney, learn how to spell with Dan Quayle, take speech lessons with George W. Bush, and find out why Alfred E. Neuman is running for President...again and again and again. Mad About Politics: A Pop-Up Book spares nothing at the expense of our elected officials, highlighting the unbearable truth about who's in charge. With precise pop-up ingenuity American power players have never looked so enjoyably foolish. If you're wondering who to vote for on Election Day let MAD About Politics give you some pointers. Suitable for the sardonic this tome of asinine political parody will have anyone with a sense of humor rolling in the aisles.
Hardcover. US, Damiani, 1st, 2011, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 300 pages. Hardcover with no dust jacket. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to boards. Like new in publisher's shrink-wrap. One of the foremost fashion and magazine cover photographers of the past two decades, American photographer Mark Abrahams has straddled the gap between fashion and celebrity portraiture with guileless simplicity and exacting care. A self-taught photographer, Abrahams portrays his subjects with an introspective depth and candor. His subjects run the gamut of the A-list: Julianne Moore, George Clooney, James Franco, Dakota Fanning, Sean Diddy Combs, Ashley Olsen, Dennis Hopper, Lindsay Lohan, Larry Clark, Michelle Obama, Ed Ruscha, Philip Roth, Roberto Bolle, Evander Holyfield, Kate Winslet, Justin Timberlake, Tom Hanks, Rachel Weisz and countless others. This volume provides a dazzling parade of the glitterati under Abrahams' lens, devoid of affectation or artifice.
Hardcover. Taschen, 1st, 2008, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright dust jacket. 352 pages. Paying homage to the American periodicals of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s that documented outrageous exploits, this hefty, comprehensive guide is packed full of colorful cover art, sumptuous sample spreads, and enlightening essays.
Hardcover. NY, William Lewer, 1st, 1838, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, bound in 3/4 leather with marbled boards, black calf spine labels with gilt lettering, 396 pages, American Edition noted on title page; its London parent, "The Metropolitan: A monthly journal of literature, science, and the fine arts" was a London monthly journal established by Thomas Campbell in 1831 and continued, under various editors, until 1850. Clean bright copy.
Softcover. Washington DC, National Geographic Society, 1st, 1919, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, illustrated with b&w photos, maps, advertisements. Original yellow and black wrappers, spine with light wear, good to very good. Articles include: The Progressive World Struggle of the Jews for Civil Equality, Exploring Unknown Corners of the Hermit Kingdom, Masters of Flight, A Hunter of Plants, The Land of Lambskins.