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
"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 of the Canadian-born American architect’s book of architectural drawings. Octavo, original cloth, silver endpapers, illustrated. Inscribed by the author on the title page, “For William, Frank Gehry 2005.” Fine in a fine dust jacket. Essays by Horst Bredekamp, Rene Daalder, and Mark Rappolt. Commentary by Frank Gehry, Edwin Chan, and Craig Webb. Edited by Mark Rappolt and Robert Violette.
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.
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.
New York: Abrams, 2001.
First edition of this work on the architect Frank Gehry. Oblong quarto, original cloth, illustrated throughout. Signed by Frank Gehry on the title page. Fine in near fine dust jacket.
New York: Electra, 2003.
First paperback edition. Quarto, original illustrated wrappers. In fine condition. Signed by Frank Gehry on the title page.
First Edition of John Steuart Curry's Pageant of America; With a Two Page Original Painting by Curry; Signed by Him
New York: American Artists Group, 1943.
First edition of this work on the artist of John Steuart Curry. Octavo, original cloth. With a two page original watercolor by John Steuart Curry of cows in a pasture. It is inscribed, “For Madeline and Tom John Steuart Curry.” Rare and desirable with such a large painting.
Portrait of George Washington, executed and signed by artist Nicholas Alden Brooks, 1840-1909. Pastel on paper. The portrait measures 21 inches by 25 inches. Framed, the entire piece measures In very good condition with light rubbing. Framed behind glass. The entire piece measures 25.5 inches by 30 inches.
"Vogue has sometimes been called a civilizing force. If that is true, perhaps it is because a civilization, to endure, needs voices to sing its praise": The World in Vogue; inscribed to actress Vivien Leigh from Cecil Beaton
New York: The Viking Press, 1963.
First edition. Quarto, original cloth. Inscribed on the front free endpaper to actress Vivien Leigh, “Merry Xmas, Vivien darling, with all my love always – Dec. 25/’63.” Near fine in a fine dust jacket with a few tears.
"Charm is a grace. Some lucky people are born with it, but you can earn it": First edition of Eleanore King's Guide to Glamor; Inscribed by her to actress Vivien Leigh
New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc, 1957.
First edition of Eleanore King’s comprehensive guide to charm and poise. Quarto, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by her to actress Vivien Leigh in the year of publication, “For Lovely Vivien Leigh who is the essence of anyone’s “Guide To Glamor.” With every good wish, Eleanore King Kalmus.” The author of Glorify Yourself, Guide to Glamour and Mr. Technicolor, Eleanor King Kalmus became a famous Hollywood beauty consultant in Los Angeles in the early 1950’s, developing close relationships with many of the most iconic actresses of the era, including Vivien Leigh. Eleanore King’s daughter, Eleanore Cammack King, later went on to play “Bonnie Blue Butler”, the headstrong daughter of Rhett Butler and Scarlett O’Hara (played by Clarke Gable and Vivienne Leigh) in the 1939 epic American historical romance Gone with the Wind at the age of five. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a few closed tears and chips to the spine. Jacket photography by Burt Owen. A unique association copy.