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$50 SPOONBILL GIFT CERTIFICATE: $50 $50 SPOONBILL GIFT CERTIFICATE: $50


There is nothing like a SPOONBILL GIFT CERTIFICATE to tell a friend you love them (and to help the shop during this time) or to give yourself a present! (Other denominations available, of course. Just email us: sugar@spoonbillbooks.com) WE WILL MAIL THE CERTIFICATE TO YOUR FRIEND -- JUST PROVIDE THE RECIPIENT'S NAME AND ADDRESS IN YOUR ORDER.

Our Price: $50.00
LITHIUM MIGRANTS - JEAN-MAX ALBERT LITHIUM MIGRANTS - JEAN-MAX ALBERT


Paris: Chaval d'attaque, 1981, softcover, ISBN 2-86200-01705. Inscribed in French to the American sculptor Mark di Suvero in 1989. Some of the tipped-in plates are a little wavy from age. Very Good all around, if slightly cocked; a few small marks to covers.

Our Price: $75.00
JULY, AUGUST, SEPTEMBER 1969 JULY, AUGUST, SEPTEMBER 1969


New York, Seth Siegelaub / 1969

First edition/ stapled wrappers / 27.6x21.2cms, text in English, French and German / Black and white ills., 32 pp. Near Mint Condition, much brighter than stock image used here.

Our Price: $200.00
WABI SABI / FOR ARTISTS, DESIGNERS, POETS & PHILOSOPHERS WABI SABI / FOR ARTISTS, DESIGNERS, POETS & PHILOSOPHERS

Imperfect Publishing / 2008 / 0981484603

An updated version of the seminal 1994 classic volume on the beauty of things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete.

Our Price: $16.00
HIPPO COOK BOOK / HIPPOPOTAMUS HAMBURGER COOK BOOK HIPPO COOK BOOK / HIPPOPOTAMUS HAMBURGER COOK BOOK

Jack Falvey (author) / Wolo (illustrator)

Nitty Gritty Productions / 1969

VG in illustrated orange wraps. Color ills throughout. Just light shelf wear to wrap with faint sunning to spine.

Our Price: $27.50
IN PRAISE OF SHADOWS / JUNICHIRO TANIZAKI IN PRAISE OF SHADOWS / JUNICHIRO TANIZAKI


NEW PAPERBACK

Leete's Island Books / 1977 /
0918172020


An essay on aesthetics by the Japanese novelist, this book explores architecture, jade, food, and even toilets, combining an acute sense of the use of space in buildings. The book also includes descriptions of laquerware under candlelight and women in the darkness of the house of pleasure.

Our Price: $9.95
FLOORS FURNITURE & COLOR / AGNES FOSTER WALLACE FLOORS FURNITURE & COLOR / AGNES FOSTER WALLACE

Armstrong Cork Company, Linoleum Division / Lancaster, PA / No Date

VG in decorated boards. 8vo. Color tipped-in plates and B & W ills. Light shelf wear and rubbing to boards. previous owner's name to h.t.p.

Our Price: $30.00
THE ART OF JAPANESE JOINERY / KIYOSI SEIKE THE ART OF JAPANESE JOINERY / KIYOSI SEIKE


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Weatherhill / Tankosha / 1977 /
0834815168

This lively introduction to Japanese joinery not only delves lovingly into the unique history and development of Japanese carpentry, but also reveals many secrets of Japanese joinery. Presenting 48 joints, selected from among the several hundred known and used today, this visually exciting book will please anyone who has ever been moved by the sheer beauty of wood.

With the clear isometric projections complementing the 64 pages of stunning photographs, even the weekend carpenter can duplicate these bequests from the traditional Japanese carpenter, which can be applied to projects as large as the buildings for which most of them were originally devised or to projects as small as a sewing box.

Our Price: $24.95
FOLK WINES, CORDIALS, & BRANDIES / M. A. JAGENDORF FOLK WINES, CORDIALS, & BRANDIES / M. A. JAGENDORF


Vangaurd Press, Inc. / 1963 / Second Printing

VG in VG d.j. 8vo. B & W ills and various colored paper stocks. Light shelf wear to d.j. with some chipping to crown of spine. Slight sunning to boards along top edge.

Our Price: $37.50
INTERACTION OF COLOR / JOSEF ALBERS / 50TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION INTERACTION OF COLOR / JOSEF ALBERS / 50TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

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Yale University Press / 2013 /
0300179359

Josef Albers’s Interaction of Color is a masterwork in art education. Conceived as a handbook and teaching aid for artists, instructors, and students, this influential book presents Albers’s singular explanation of complex color theory principles. Originally published by Yale University Press in 1963 as a limited silkscreen edition with 150 color plates, Interaction of Color first appeared in paperback in 1971, featuring ten color studies chosen by Albers, and has remained in print ever since. With over a quarter of a million copies sold in its various editions since 1963, Interaction of Color remains an essential resource on color, as pioneering today as when Albers first created it. Fifty years after Interaction
’s initial publication, this new edition presents a significantly expanded selection of close to sixty color studies alongside Albers’s original text, demonstrating such principles as color relativity, intensity, and temperature; vibrating and vanishing boundaries; and the illusion of transparency and reversed grounds. A celebration of the longevity and unique authority of Albers’s contribution, this landmark edition will find new audiences in studios and classrooms around the world.

Our Price: $18.00
TRADE WITH THE WORLD'S PEOPLE: A SHAKER ALBUM TRADE WITH THE WORLD'S PEOPLE: A SHAKER ALBUM

Beckett Paper Company N.D.

NF in VG envelope. Consists of a brochure, a reproduction of a poster for garden seeds, a reproduction of a stencil, and a small booklet with "notes" on this production, all in an envelope with tie string, which in turn is in a larger orange envelope. Envelope has a bit of crumpling to edge with a few small tears.

Our Price: $20.00
RICHARD BELLAMY / MARK DI SUVERO: STORM KING ART CENTER RICHARD BELLAMY / MARK DI SUVERO: STORM KING ART CENTER


The art dealer Richard Bellamy as photographer. Includes essays by di Suvero, Barbara Flynn, Barbara Rose and others. Shrink-wrapped Cloth in DJ, 160 pages. Storm King Art center, 2003.

Our Price: $49.95
TONY SMITH / FOR SERIES (ANNOUNCEMENT/POSTER) TONY SMITH / FOR SERIES (ANNOUNCEMENT/POSTER)


Tony Smith. Matthew Marks Gallery / 2002


18" X 24" two-sided poster folded to pamphlet size. Produced as announcement for exhibition, one side has title in white against photo of sculpture in greenery. The other side shows black and white images of nine sculptures. lengthy text by Jean-Pierre Criqui. The usual creases, and electronic address stamp (to Katy Siegel, Hunter College.)

Our Price: $25.00
Index of The Work of Herzog & de Meuron 1978 – 2019 A Tribute and A Celebration Index of The Work of Herzog & de Meuron 1978 – 2019 A Tribute and A Celebration


Five hundred Herzog & de Meuron projects from around the world in one book, one image of each, text by Michel Kessler in English and German / Fine small quarto hardcover, no dj, as issued / First Edition, 2019 Limited, numbered edition of 2000 copies / Each book is bound in a unique printed silkscreen cover of 100% linen with horizontally running colours / Hardcover bound in 100% linen, 17,5 x 25 cm 272 pages / ISBN 9783906313245

Our Price: $333.00
MASK OF MEDUSA - JOHN HEJDUK MASK OF MEDUSA - JOHN HEJDUK


Rizzoli, 1989. Edited by Kim Shkapich / Text by Damiel Libeskind / Very Good in thick card-covers with some sunning to spine,
4to, 463 pp., hundreds of illustrations from photographs, plans, and drawings, many in color; bibliography. A collection of Hejduk's projects and designs from 1947 to 1983 / ISBN 0847805670 / Uncommon in such nice condition.

Our Price: $325.00