Richard Meier: Buildings and Projects 1979 – 1989.
Item Number: 874
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1990.
First Edition of this monograph of the architects projects compiled from the late 1970’s to the 1980’s. Inscribed and dated by Richard Meier. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Richard Meier won both the Pritzker Prize (1984) and the AIA Gold Medal (1997). He has built the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, the City Hall and Central Library, and The Hague Getty Center, Los Angeles. Meier builds onto the style of the mid-20th century architects. The early work of Le Corbusier is a particular inspiration, and most of Meier's work has been inspired by Corbusier's idea, more at least, than anyone. Of course, Meier expanded from his predecessor. Some examples are the Villa Savoye and the Swiss Pavilion.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Rizzoli Press, 1991.
First edition of volume two of the works of Richard Meier. Quarto, original cloth, illustrated throughout. Inscribed and dated by Richard Meier and by Kenneth Frampton on the title page. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing.
First Edition of Richard Meier: Buildings and Projects 1966-1976; Signed by the Pritzker Award-winning Architect
New York: Oxford University Press, 1976.
First edition. Oblong quarto, original cloth. Signed by Richard Meier on the half title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket that shows some light wear.
New York: Rizzoli, 1995.
First edition. Folio, original cloth. Signed by Frank Stella on the half title page. Light rubbing to the bottom cloth, near fine in a fine dust jacket.
New York: Rizzoli, 2006.
First edition of this monograph that details the museum projects undertaken by Richard Meier. Folio, original boards. Signed by Richard Meier. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Zurich: Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule, 1982.
First edition. Oblong quarto, original wrappers. Signed by Richard Meier on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket that shows very light wear to the extremities.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1990.
First edition. Oblong quarto, original boards. Inscribed by Richard Meier on the half title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997.
First edition. Oblong quarto, original cloth. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page, “with best wishes Richard Meier.” Fine in a fine dust jacket.
"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.