First Edition of Architecture + Process: Gehry Talks; Signed by Frank Gehry
Architecture + Process: Gehry Talks.
Item Number: 47014
New York: Rizzoli, 1999.
First edition. Oblong quarto, original illustrated boards, illustrations throughout. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Frank Gehry on the title page. Edited by Mildred Friedman. Essay by Michael Sorkin. Commentary by Gehry throughout.
"Gehry Talks: Architecture + Process" documents Gehry's work from 1988 to the present, tracing his evolution from a Southern California architect known for his idiosyncratic use of materials, as well as his collaborations with local artists, to an international figure who is redefining modernism with his sculpturally expressionistic work.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Abrams, 2001.
First edition. Oblong quarto, original cloth. Fine in near fine jacket that is slightly bumped on the lower spine. Signed by Frank Gehry on the title page.
New York: Monacelli Press, 1998.
First edition.Quarto, original cloth. Signed by Frank Gehry on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
New York: Rizzoli, 2005.
First edition. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers. Signed by Frank Gehry on the title page. Illustrated and with commentary by Gehry throughout.
New York: Electra, 2003.
First paperback edition. Quarto, original illustrated wrappers. In fine condition. Signed by Frank Gehry on the title page.
"the greatest building of our time" (Philip Johnson) First Edition of Frank Gehrys Monograph on the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao; Signed by Him
New York: Guggenheim Museum, 1998.
First edition. Quarto, original boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by Frank Gehry at the preface.
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2004.
First edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed and dated in 2005 by Frank Gehry on the title page.
"Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness": First Edition of The Architecture of Frank Gehry; Inscribed by Frank Gehry
New York: Rizzoli Publishers, 1986.
First edition of this early monograph of the work of renowned architect Frank Gehry. Oblong quarto, original cloth. Inscribed and dated in 2005 by Frank Gehry. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
First Edition of the First Monograph on Frank Gehry's Masterpiece The Walt Disney Concert Hall; Signed by Him
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2003.
First edition of this volume on Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. Quarto, original cloth, illustrated throughout. Signed by Frank Gehry on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Preface by Deborah Borda. Introduction by Frank Gehry. With essays by Richard Koshalek and Dana Hutt, Carol McMichael Reese, Esa-Pekka Salonen and Michael Wood. Photography by Grant Mudford.
Religious Tract Society, London.
Beautiful and skillfully executed fore-edge painting of The Canterbury Cathedral from St. Stephens Road with a small of sheep grazing in the foreground. Octavo, full pebbled brown morocco, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, front and rear panels, gilt inlay, inner dentelles, all edges gilt. In near fine condition with light rubbing, bookplate.
“Shanghai - one of the wonder cities of the world: Rare First Edition of Shanghai of To-day-A Souvenir Album
Shanghai: Kelly and Walsh, 1927.
First edition of this scarce pictorial album of the views of Shanghai. Quarto, original cloth-backed flexible boards, with 38 tipped-in photographs, front stamped and lettered in red on a gilt background, mounted photo label. Introduction by Owen Mortimer Green. Later editions included 50 photographs. In very good condition with some small chips and gift inscription to the front free endpaper. Rare.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by the author on the title page in the year of publication, “To Chris and Kathy, Dear friends and neighbors! Nathan May 3, 2007.” Fine in a fine dust jacket.
London: Methuen, 1952.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece of Welles as Othello. Inscribed by Orson Welles and with a painting (self-portrait) done by him across the front endpaper and flyleaf is likely a self-portrait of Welles in black, purple and yellow paint and is inscribed “For Lennie with much love and a tiny pinch of salt Orson.” The recipient, New York Post columnist Leonard Lyons was an early champion of Welles and the two were close friends for decades. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Rare and desirable with such a warm inscription by one of the finest actors of the twentieth century.