First Edition of Richard Meier Museums; Signed by the Award-Winning Architect Richard Meier
Richard Meier Museums.
Item Number: 877
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.
Richard Meier has 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
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.
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: 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: 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.
New York: Rizzoli, 1991.
First Edition. Warmly Inscribed by Meier on the title page. Also signed by Kenneth Frampton who contributed an essay to this monograph. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
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.
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.
"I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb": First Edition of Long Walk To Freedom; Signed and dated by Nelson Mandela
Boston: Little Brown, 1994.
First American edition of this classic autobiography that has went on to sell more than six million copies worldwide. Octavo, original half cloth, pictorial endpapers, illustrated with photographs. Signed by the author, “Nelson Mandela 12.5.05” on the title page. It was signed in New York City by Mandela during a visit upon receipt of an honorary doctorate from Amherst College. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1970.
First edition of Sendak’s classic work. Boldly signed by Maurice Sendak on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine first-issue price-clipped dust jacket with the correct code. The Caledecott medal is adhered to the front panel.
"Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated": First Edition of Arnold Palmer's My Game and Yours; Signed by Him
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1965.
First edition of Palmer’s second book. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated throughout. Boldly signed by Arnold Palmer on a bookplate adhered to the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a small closed tear. Jacket design by Paul Bacon.
"Human suffering anywhere concerns men and women everywhere": First Edition of Elie Wiesels Classic Work Night; Signed by Him
London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1960.
First British edition of Wiesel’s classic work. Octavo, original cloth. Foreword by Francois Mauriac. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Signed by Elie Wiesel on the front free endpaper. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A very sharp example.