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19TH & 20 CENTURY LITERATURE

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

296 lots | 166 with images

November 29, 2007

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

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Lot 1: ANDRE, CARL. Quincy Book.

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Description: ANDRE, CARL. Quincy Book. Unpaginated pamphlet published in conjunction with two Andre exhibitions at the Addison Gallery of American Art. Thin 8vo, offset photographic plates; no text, but with a separate colophon sheet laid in. Andover, 1973

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(ARCHITECTURE.) The Architectural Work of Graham Anderson Probst & White, Chicago and Their Predecessors D. H. Burnham & Co. and Graham

Lot 2: (ARCHITECTURE.) The Architectural Work of Graham Anderson Probst & White, Chicago and Their Predecessors D. H. Burnham & Co. and Graham

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Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) The Architectural Work of Graham Anderson Probst & White, Chicago and Their Predecessors D. H. Burnham & Co. and Graham Burnham & Co. 385 photogravure plates. 2 volumes. Large, thick folio, gilt-stamped morocco by sangorski & sutcliffe, top edges gilt; slipcases. A bright, handsome set. London: Privately printed by B. T. Batsford, 1933

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(ARCHITECTURE.) Lissitzky, Eliezer. Arkhitektura sovremennogo zapada (Western Architecture Today).

Lot 3: (ARCHITECTURE.) Lissitzky, Eliezer. Arkhitektura sovremennogo zapada (Western Architecture Today).

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Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Lissitzky, Eliezer. Arkhitektura sovremennogo zapada (Western Architecture Today). Edited by D. Arkin. Photographic illustrations of buildings by Wright, Gropius, Neutra, Oud, and Corbusier, including some architectural montages. 4to, blue cloth lettered in silver; original dust jacket designed by Lissitzky (who also designed the layout), few creases and chips, reinforced on verso with Japan paper. Lissitzky-Kuppers 168; Halle 246. Moscow: Izogiz, 1932

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(ARCHITECTURE.) Venturi, Robert; Brown, Denise Scott; and Izenour, Steven. Learning From Las Vegas.

Lot 4: (ARCHITECTURE.) Venturi, Robert; Brown, Denise Scott; and Izenour, Steven. Learning From Las Vegas.

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Description: (ARCHITECTURE.) Venturi, Robert; Brown, Denise Scott; and Izenour, Steven. Learning From Las Vegas. Illustrations, plans, and elevations. Folio, slate grey cloth with gilt lettering and color pictorial onlay, light rubbing only; lacks rare dust jacket; small unobtrusive Asian distributor's stamps on endpapers. Prospectus laid in. scarce first edition of an architectural cult classic. Cambridge: M.I.T. Press, 1972

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(ARION PRESS.) Ashbery, John; et al. Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror.

Lot 5: (ARION PRESS.) Ashbery, John; et al. Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror.

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Description: (ARION PRESS.) Ashbery, John; et al. Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror. 8 prints signed and numbered by the artists Richard Avedon, Willem and Elaine de Kooning, Jim Dine, Jane Freilicher, Alex Katz, R. B. Kitaj, and Larry Rivers; a 33 1/2 rpm recording of Ashbery reading the poem with a foreword and essay by Helen Vendler as liner notes, the album cover reproducing the 16th century painting by Parmigianino of the same title. All prints and 32 text pages printed on circular 18 inch (450 mm) sheets; laid into a stainless steel canister with a convex mirror on the lid. Created under the direction of Andrew Hoyem at the Arion Press. San Francisco, 1984

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