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RIMBAUD, Arthur translated by Delmore Schwartz.
A Season in Hell / Une saison en enfer.

Norfolk: New Directions (1939).

First edition. xiii + 99 pp. Light foxing to endpapers, else near fine in paper-covered boards with cloth spine and printed cover label. Very good plus dust jacket with one short closed tear, light edgewear, and sunning to spine. One of 780 copies. Original French with facing English translation by Schwartz, who also provides an introduction. Uncommon in jacket.

[RODCHENKO, Aleksandr]. Dabrowski, Magdalena, Leah Dickerman and Peter Galassi.
Aleksandr Rodchenko.

NY: Museum of Modern Art (1998).

First edition. 4to. 336 pp w/bibliography, glossary, & index. Fine in fine dust jacket. Essays by Aleksandr Lavrent’ev and Varvara Rodchenko. Two hundred and twenty-one color illustrations, 114 duotone.

[ROSSO, Medardo]. Mola, Paola. ed.
The Transient Form.

Venice: Peggy Guggenheim Collection/Skira (2007).

First edition. 182 pp w/bibliography & index. Fine in near fine dust jacket with original wrap-around band. Text in English. Profusely illustrated.

[ROSSO, Medaro].
Medaro Rosso.

Düsseldorf: Richater Verlag (2004).

First edition. Small 4to. 229 pp w/biography, exhibition list, & bibliography. Very near fine in like dust jacket. Color reproductions of Rosso’s sculptures and drawings.

L’art des bruits.

Lusanne: Editions l’Age d’Homme (1975).

First printing of this edition in French. 164 pp w/bibliography. Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. Preface by Giovanni Lista. Translated into French from the original Italian by Nina Sparta.

Space Program.

Beverly Hills: Gagosian Gallery, 2007.

First edition. 4to. 278 pp. Very near fine in illustrated wrappers. Exhaustive documentation of Sachs’ own space program. Hundreds of photographs, an essay by Arthur C. Danto, a conversation with Buzz Aldrin, Sachs, and Louise Neri, and more.

SATIE, Erik.
The Writings of Erik Satie.

London: Eulenburg Books (1980).

First edition. 4to. 178 pp. Fine in very near fine dust jacket. Translated from the original French and edited by Nigel Wilkins. Many illustrations.

Learning Indian Music: A Systematic Approach.

Ft. Lauderdale: Onomatopoeia/Truemaster Productions (1980).

First edition. 76 pp book (near fine in illustrated wrappers), and three cassette tapes (all fine) housed in the publisher’s box (bottom tray fine, lid near fine with some rubbing and a crease). Edited by Elise B. Barnett.

SPOERRI, Daniel.
Mythology & Meatballs: A Greek Island Diary/Cookbook.

Berkeley: Aris Books (1982).

First trade paperback printing. 238 pp w/bibliography & notes. Near fine in illustrated wrappers. Introduction by L. John Harris. Spoerri records every detail of his time on the island of Symi, with a digression on the tradition of meatballs.

STAVROU, Michael Paul.
Mixing with your Mind: Closely Guarded Secrets of Sound Balance Engineering.

Mosman: Flux Research (2004).

Second printing. 299 pp. Fine in glossy illustrated boards. No dust jacket, as issued. Ribbon place-marker bound-in. Foreword by Sir George Martin. Illustrations by Wayne Westbrook.

STOCKER, Gerfriend and Christine Schöpf. eds.
Ars Electronica 99: LifeScience.

NY: SpringerWien/Ars Electronica Center (1999).

First edition. [447 pp w/bibliographies]. Very near fine in illustrated wrappers. “With compliments” slip laid in, annotated, “Michael Nyman / asked us to send / you a copy / of this year’s Ars Electronica / catalogue Life Science / to you.” Michael Nyman was a featured performer.

TAPPER, Richard and Jon Thompson. eds.
Nomadic Peoples of Iran.

London: Azimuth Editions (2002).

First edition. Folio. 324 pp w/appendix, notes, & bibliography. Fine in very near fine dust jacket. Photographs throughout by Nasrollah Kasraian, taken largely in the 1980s. Life of nomads in Iran at the end of the 20th century, specifically after the 1978–79 Revolution.

Sculpting in Time: Reflections on the Cinema.

NY: Knopf, 1987.

First US edition. 254 pp. Very near fine in like dust jacket. Translated from the original Russian by Kitty Huner-Blair.

TUFTE, Edward R.
Envisioning Information.

Cheshire: Graphics Press (1990).

First edition. 4to. 126 pp w/index. Fine in very near fine dust jacket. Tufte’s second book, following his celebrated The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. Profusely illustrated.

[VENICE]. Salzano, Edoardo. ed.
Atlante di Venezia.

Comune di Venezia/Marsilio Editori (1989).

Second printing (issued one month after the first). Square 4to. 420 pp. Very near fine in fine dust jacket. Near fine publisher’s decorated slipcase with one short split to the cloth on one edge. Maps and complete color photographic aerial record of the famous city. Texts in Italian and English.

Bunker Archeology: Texts and Photos.

Princeton: Princeton Architectural Press (1994).

First US edition. 214 pp w/index & bibliography. Small chip to crown of spine, else near fine in illustrated wrappers. Translated from the original French by George Collins. Black and white photographs of the 1500 bunkers making up the Atlantic Wall.

WERTHEIM, Margaret.
A Field Guide to Hyperbolic Space: An Exploration of the Intersection of Higher Geometry and Feminine Handicraft.

Los Angeles: The Institute for Figuring (2006).

First edition. 97 pp w/list of images. Fine in printed wrappers. An explanation, meditation, and explication of hyperbolic space with a concluding gallery of images of crochet pattern models.

WILLSTEED, Theresa. ed.
Crossing Country: The Alchemy of Western Arnham Land Art.

[Sydney]: Art Gallery NSW (2004).

First edition. 4to. 240 pp w/glossary, biographies, chronology, & index. Fine in illustrated wrappers. Includes 140 color images of works from the exhibition.

WISHART, Trevor.
On Sonic Art: New and Revised Edition.

Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers (1998).

Second edition, trade paperback issue. xiv + 357 pp w/index. Very near fine in illustrated wrappers. CD present and fine. Edited by Simon Emmerson. An examination of the developments in music making and aesthetics made possible by the advent of computers and digital processing. While doing so, Wishart ropes in poetry, sound-poetry, film sound effects, and animal communication. Contemporary Music Studies Volume 12.

WRIGHT, Richard E. and John T. Wertime.
Caucasian Carpets & Covers: The Weaving Culture.

London: Hali Publications Limited (1995).

First edition. Folio. 184 pp w/notes, bibliography, & index. Very near fine in like dust jacket. With 132 illustrations, of which 90 are in color, together with 7 color maps.

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