Square quarto (24cm.); original linen in pictorial dust jacket; 85,pp.; illus. Hint or rubbing to jacket extremities, else Fine. Survey of the Sacco-Vanzetti theme in Shahn's work, culminating with his 1967 mosaic mural at Syracuse University. Includes Shahn's important essay "Art at Mid-Century," written in 1951.
Pen-and-ink on heavy composition paper, ca 18" x 15" (ca 47cm x 39cm). Compositor's marks and notes at margins; light soil; Very Good. Signed "KET" lower left.
Folio (29.75cm.); original cloth in green pictorial dust jacket; xi,,212pp.; chiefly illustrations, both in black and white and color. Jacket a bit unevenly faded, else Near Fine. Exhibition catalog edited by Frank Whitford.
Large quarto (28.5cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; ix,,225pp.; illus. Fine. Signed by the author on title page.
Original hand-drawn poster: Broadcasting From Safety Division Station U.S.A. - Your Announcer, Uncle Sam...
Original pen-and-ink composition with colored-pencil highlights, 28" x 22" (ca 71cm x 56cm). In hand-made pine frame (likely original); overall dimensions 31" x 25" (ca 79cm x 64cm). General wear, soiling, and age, with surface abrasions, scratches, and old stains to margins; crudely placed in frame, without backing or mat; Good.
Original silkscreened poster, measuring 57cm x 73.5cm (22.5" x 29"). White stock, with text and image printed in black. Rolled, else Fine.
Small original photographic portrait (15.25x10.25cm.), bottom edge with contemporary typescript note "Kathleen Millay, Author of THE BEGGAR AT THE GATE, Published by Horace Liveright Inc. N.Y. Photograph by Man Ray, Paris." Tiny loss at bottom left-hand corner not affecting image or text, else Very Good. Author portrait of Edna St.....
Original Cartoon Illustration: "The Balance of Power - The Invincible U.S. Air Force - Communism's...
Original drawing in graphite and ink, with white ink highlights. Sheet size 33cm x 58cm (ca 13" x 23") with ca. 1" margins. Titled in pencil, top margin. Signed in image, lower right; additionally inscribed in lower margin: "With best wishes to Professor E. Maurice Bloch / Burriss Jenkins," undated...
Hardcover issue limited to 500 copies. Square quarto (25.5cm.); original boards in white pictorial dust jacket; 48pp.; color and plain illus. Very light soiling to upper jacket panel, remainder mark to top textblock edge, else Near Fine. Bookplate signed by Snodgrass laid in.
Lithograph in two colors, 20" x 15" (ca 51cm x 38cm). Light crease at bottom margin; paper very slightly tanned; still a Fine, unrestored example, Grade A/A-.
Square octavo. Original cloth-backed boards; 67p. One of 150 special copies, with front and rear boards hand-painted by Patchen; this copy out of series, and possibly unfinished; at any rate a somewhat less compelling image than we are used to seeing on Patchen's painted books. Just slight rubbing to cloth...
Octavo (23cm). Red cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine, with gilt pictorial device to spine and front cover; dustjacket; 467pp; illus; pictorial endpapers. Presentation copy, inscribed by Young on half-title: To Ethel Clyde, With Best Wishes From Her Friend / Art Young," undated. Also laid in is a brief...
Quarto (25cm.); original white decorative card wrappers; 102pp.; illus. Light shelf-wear, else Near Fine. Exhibition catalog coinciding with a show displaying the works of Conrad Atkinson. Includes contributions by artists and authors in response to the questions: "How does/could/would the withdrawal of art affect the world?" and "Does the answer.....
12mo (18.5cm.); pictorial staplebound self-wrappers by Gropper; 31pp.; photographic portrait of the author inside upper wrapper. Faint crease to upper wrapper, else Near Fine. International Pamphlets no. 38. Posthumously published piece attacking the movie industry, which the author argues was using the medium to debase African-Americans and Jews and distribute...
Silkscreen in three colors, 26" x 20" (ca 66cm x 51cm). Edition unspecified; signed and dated in pencil, upper right. Very fine copy, free of wear or soil.
Original canvas strike banner. Dimensions 61cm x 36cm (ca 24" x 14-1/2"). Printed in red and blue inks on white canvas, with brass grommets for hanging. Light soil and foxing; old horizontal crease; Very Good.
Original poster, silkscreened in black and red on beige stock, measuring 51cm x 77.5cm (20" x 30.5"). Professionally linen-backed, with some expert touch-up along upper and lower edge; Near Fine.
Original photomontaged poster (approx. 62x47cm.) printed on cream white stock; margins dampstained with a few closed tears, only one of which only just touches the image; verso also dampstained though not showing through to image. Very Good overall.
Slim folio (31cm.); original drab grey staplebound wrappers printed in brown; unpaged; illus. Wrapper extremities toned, two leaves separated but present. Good to Very Good. Short study of the work of Stephen Henry Horgan, who invented the halftone process of engraving during his tenure as art director of the New...
Large quarto (28.5cm.); original pictorial boards in glassine dust jacket; unpaged; illus. Boards rubbed, jacket creased, rippled, and toned with several losses along edges, the largest measuring approx. 1.5x3"; red remainder mark (?) to textblock fore-edge. An About Very Good copy in Good only dust jacket.
Original lithographed poster, offset printed in three colors on off-white stock, measuring 65cm x 97cm (25.5" x 38.25"). Professionally linen-backed; Fine, well-preserved example.
Folio (40cm). Illustrated card portfolio containing 12 loose lithographic plates and a single sheet of letterpress, as issued. General external wear and dusting to portfolio; contents clean and fresh. This is the regular edition; there were simultaneous limited editions of 150 and 25 copies (per colophon).
Brown crayon on paper, 18" x 15". Professionally matted and handsomely framed in walnut, with original gallery label (Signature Galleries, Chicago) on verso of backing-board. A few trivial spots of foxing, else Fine sight condition. Not viewed out of frame.
Quarto (27.75cm.); original white staplebound wrappers printed in red; 96pp.; chiefly illus. Wrappers dampstained slightly affecting textblock, else About Very Good.
John Heartfield: Zeitausschnitte Fotomontagen, 1918-1938, aus der Kunstammlung der Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Large quarto (27.5cm.); original pictorial boards; 175pp.; illus. throughout. Fine. Text entirely in German. Very attractively produced and illustrated overview of the photomontage works of John Heartfield.
Original graphite and watercolor sketch on thick paper, 18.5cm x 35cm (ca 7-1/2" x 13-3/4"). Apparently cut from a larger sheet; dimensions slightly uneven. Initialed, titled and dated in pencil, lower right. Colors vibrant and unfaded, free of creases, wear or soil; Fine.
Folio (31cm.); original boards in black and red photo-illustrated dust jacket; 239pp.; illus. Corners a bit bumped, else Fine.
Square quarto (25.5cm); illustrated wrappers, stapled; [36pp]; chiefly illus; parallel text in Russian and English. Wrappers dusty and lightly edgeworn, with a few small creases and two splits to wrappers along spine fold; contents clean, complete - Very Good+.
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