First Edition of Codex; Signed by Peter Eisenman
Codex: The City of Culture of Galicia.
Item Number: 1420
New York: Monacelli Press, 2005.
First edition. Oblong quarto, original wrappers as issued. In fine condition. Signed by Peter Eisenman on the half-title page.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Monacelli Press, 2006.
First edition of this monograph of architect Peter Eisenman that illustrates from his first work, “House I” (1960), to his most recent projects, currently under construction in the United States, Spain and Germany. The book is centered on sixty-three of Eisenman’s most significant projects, paired by essays from international architects and critics Greg Lynn, Stan Allen, Sarah Whiting and Guido Zuiliani, and is rounded out by a complete projects index and bibliography. Signed by Peter Eisenman. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
New York: Monacelli Press, 2003.
First edition. Folio, original gray cloth. Inscribed by architect Peter Eisenman. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Lars Müller Publishers, 2006.
First edition. Oblong quarto, original black cloth. Inscribed by Peter Eisenman on the title page. In fine condition.
“The desire for symmetry, for balance, for rhythm is one of the most inveterate of human instincts”: First Edition of one of the classic works on Interior Design The Decoration of Houses
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1897.
First edition of Edith Wharton’s first published book. Octavo, original marbled paper boards. Illustrated with 56 plates. In very good condition with some wear to the spine extremities. A nice example of an important work on interior design.
Large original signed sketch of Patty Swanson wearing a large pair of heels. Signed in the lower left by Charles Schulz. In very good condition, with some wear to the fold edges. A uniquely massive sketch from the Peanuts creator, made all the more uncommon by the presence of Patty, who was featured in the very first Peanuts comic strip on October 2, 1950. The sketch measures 32 inches by 35 inches. The entire piece measures 38.5 inches by 42 inches. Rare and desirable.
“In art, immorality cannot exist. Art is always sacred”: Autograph Letter Signed by auguste rodin one day before the opening of his first and most important exhibition in paris, france
Autographed letter signed by August Rodin on Exposition A. Rodin Place de l’Alma letterhead. In full: “Hui madame, Oui demain matin l’exposition vers 11 heures. Je serai bonne heure de vour in. Affectueusement, Rodin” which translates as: “Dear Madame, Yes, tomorrow morning the exposition starts at 11 am. At the right moment, I will see it. Affectionately, Rodin.” Written the day before the opening of Rodin’s first solo exhibition in France at the Pavillion de l’Alma in Paris, a space specially built for the exhibition in 1900 to coincide with the Exposition Universelle, or Paris World Fair. Matted and framed with a photograph portrait of Rodin and one of his clay-sculpted female nudes. The entire piece measures 14.5 inches by 20.75 inches.
“Art should be something that liberates your soul, provokes the imagination and encourages people to go further”: KEITH HARING AUTOGRAPH SIGNED NOTE
Autograph note signed by Keith Haring with his address and phone number, “Keith Haring 676 Broadway NYC 10012 – (with his phone number) Send me your picture – Keith” on personal stationary featuring his ‘Radiant Baby’ image. Double matted and framed. The entire piece measures 12.5 inches by 15.5 inches.