Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan.
"The cosmetic is cosmic": First Edition of Rem Koolhaas Delirious New York; Signed by Him$1,500.00
Item Number: 1615
London: Thames & Hudson, 1978.
First British edition. Folio. Original boards. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a single closed tear.
"Manhattan, Koolhaas writes, "is the 20th century's Rosetta stone . . . occupied by architectural mutations (Central Park, the Skyscraper), utopian fragments (Rockefeller Center, the U.N. Building), and irrational phenomena (Radio City Music Hall)." One of the great architectural classics of the second half of the 20th century.Ask a Question
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New York: Monacelli Press, 1995.
First edition. Thick octavo, original silver boards with yellow lettering to the spine and frontispiece. Issued without a dust jacket. Signed by both Rem Koolhaas and Bruce Mau. In very good condition that shows light wear.
New York: Taschen, 2001.
First editions of both volumes 1 and 2. In near fine condition, issued without dust jackets. Both volumes are signed by Rem Koolhaas.
"The Metropolis strives to reach a mythical point where the world is completely fabricated by man, so that it absolutely coincides with his desires": First Edition of Rem Koolhaas Delirious New York; Signed by Him
New York: Oxford University, 1978.
First edition. Folio, original cloth. Signed by Rem Koolhaas on the title page. Laid in is a lecture pamplet given by Koolhaas. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1978.
First edition. Folio, original cloth. Signed by Rem Koolhaas on the title page. Fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with a few closed tears.
New York: Monacelli Press, 1994.
First edition of the re-issue of the architect’s magnum opus. Octavo, original wrappers as issued. Signed by Rem Koolhaas on the title page. In very good condition.
“A picture means I know where I was every minute. That’s why I take pictures. It’s a visual diary": First Edition of Andy Warhol's Exposures; Signed Three Times by Andy Warhol With A Drawing
New York: Andy Warhol Books / Grosset & Dunlap, 1979.
First edition of Warhol’s candid and engaging photobook. Quarto, original cloth. Signed twice by Andy Warhol with a doodle of a heart on the half-title, and additionally signed by Warhol on the dust jacket. Fine in a very good dust jacket.
Original print of the cover art of the Gunter Grass’ most famous work Die Blechtrommel. Signed by Gunter Grass on the bottom right hand side. Framed and matted. Measures 24″ x 30″. In fine condition.
Philippines: Studio Designs, 1995.
First edition. Quarto, original boards. Inscribed by Philippines President Fidel V. Ramos (while in office) to the great American elder statesman of world affairs Henry Kissinger, “To Dr. Henry Kissinger with best wishes. Mabuhay! Fidel Ramos 8 Jan 96.” Ramos was the 12th President of the Philippines, serving 1992-1998 after succeeding Corazon Aquino (who endorsed Ramos.) Includes a short introductory essay by Ramos. A nice association.
Australia: Horwitz Book Group, 1979.
First edition. Quarto, original wrappers as issued. Inscribed by Harry Seidler to Cold War to Henry Kissinger The inscription is on the half-title page and reads “To Dr. and Mrs. Henry Kissinger with Best Wishes, Harry Seidler, Sydney 29 Oct. ’81.” This volume is an illustrated study of one of Seidler’s most prominent building’s outside of Australia, the Australian Embassy located near the Eiffel Tower in Paris. In near fine condition.