Learning From La Jolla.
Venturi, Robert; Brown, Denise Scott.$125.00
Item Number: 2242
San Diego: Museum of Contemporary Art, 1996.
First edition. Oblong quarto. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear to the crown of the spine. Signed by both authors, Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown.
Other Books by this Author
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1977.
Revised edition. Ocatvo, original illustrated wrappers as issued. Signed by both Robert Venturi and Denis Scott Brown. In fine condition.
"Less is a Bore": First Edition of Learning From Las Vegas; Signed by Both Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1972.
First edition of this groundbreaking work. Folio, original blue cloth with illustrated frontispiece. Signed by both Robert Venturi (who has added a drawing of Venturi’s Mother’s House) and Denise Scott Brown. Boards lightly rubbed; in near fine condition. Lacking the rare glassine dust jacket. A very sharp copy.
"Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision": First Edition of Dali; Signed by Salvador Dali with a Drawing of Don Quixote
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1968.
First edition of this lavishly illustrated work on Salvador Dali. Quarto, original illustrated boards, 271 illustrations, with 80 color plates and 23 in toned gravure. Boldly signed on the title page and its integral leaf by Dali, with a large drawing of Don Quixote with his horse Rocinante. Arranged and edited by Max Gerard. Translated from the French Eleanor R. Morse. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Rare and desirable signed and with a drawing by Dali.
"For thousands of years, human beings have communicated with one another in the language of dress": First Edition of The Language Of Clothes; Signed by Alison Lurie
New York: Random House, 1981.
First edition of Lurie’s classic work about the clothes we wear and what they say about us. Quarto, original cloth. Illustrated by Doris Palca. Signed by the author on the half-title page with the added words, “For thousands of years, human beings have communicated with one another in the language of dress. Alison Lurie.” Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Ray Cruz. A unique example.
“A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality": Grapefruit; Signed by Yoko Ono and John Lennon
London: Sphere Books, 1971.
First Sphere books edition of this early example of conceptual art. 12mo, original illustrated wrappers, as issued. Signed by both John Lennon and Yoko Ono on the front free endpaper. In near fine condition with some light rubbing and a crease to the rear panel. The Sphere edition integrates the subject matter of Ono’s 1966 short film Bottoms. Rare and desirable signed by both Ono and Lennon.
Manuscript leaf from the book of Jeremiah, approximately 50 lines, in two columns with initial letters and decorative penwork in red and blue. Circa 14th century. The leaf measures 5.25 inches by 3.5 inches. Matted and framed. The entire piece measures 16 inches by 14 inches.