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Art in Process IV.VARIAN, Elayne H. oblong 4to. [pp. 32]. profusely illus. wrs. First Edition. Published in conjunction with an exhibition. With statements regarding their creative process by the participating conceptual artists: Carl Andre, Lynda Benglis, Mel Bochner, William Bollinger, Rafael Ferrer, Barry Flanagan, Eva Hesse, Bruce Nauman, Robert Morris, Robert Ryman, Richard Van Buren, and Lawrence Weiner.
Naked Lunch.BURROUGHS, William S. 8vo. pp. xv, , 255. quarter cloth. Very good in worn unclipped dw. (several tears & creasing to dw.). First American Edition, First Printing of this classic Beat Generation semi-autobiographical novel about heroin addiction and withdrawal. Because of US obscenity laws, the complete American edition of 3500 copies was not issued until 1962, three years after the original Paris edition of July 1959. It was substantially different from the Olympia Press edition because it was based on an earlier 1958 manuscript in Allen Ginsberg's possession. The American edition included supplementary material regarding the censorship battle as well as an article written by Burroughs on the topic of drug addiction: Deposition: Testimony Concerning An Illness and Letter From A Master Addict To Dangerous Drugs.
Cities Of The Red Night.BURROUGHS, William S. 8vo. , xviii, 332. 3 illus. divisional titles. cloth. Fine copy in cloth slipcase. without dw. as issued. with the original cardboard shipping box. First Edition, Limited to 500 numbered copies signed by the Author.
Elizabeth C. Gaskell: A Bibliographical Catalogue Of First And Early Editions 1848-1866 With Photographic Reproductions Of Bindings And Titlepages.SMITH, Walter E. 4to pp. xxvi, 244. illus. biblio. cloth. dw. (2 small abrasions to lower front dw. else very good). First Edition.
Ukiyo-E Prints From The Mary Ainsworth Collection , Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College.[TANABE, Masako Et Al]. folio. pp. 279. . text in English & Japanese. profusely illus. in colour. pictorial bds. Fine copy. First Edition. Published in conjunction with an exhibition.
Aborigines and Colonists: Aborigines And Colonial Society In New South Wales In The 1830s And 1840s.REECE, R.H.W. 8vo. pp. ix, , 254. 4 double-sided plates. 1 text map. biblio. index. cloth. dw. (large strip torn away from upper rear panel of dw.). First Edition.
Preservation Is Overtaking Us.KOOLHAAS, Rem & Jorge OTERO-PAILOS. 12mo. pp. 104. wrs. Fine copy. First Edition. Koolhaass two lectures trace key moments of his thinking on preservation, including his practices entry into China and the commission to redevelop the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. They are followed by a response from artist and architectural critic, Oterio-Pailos.