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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Point of View: Design by Jay Spectre

Jay Spectre, with Geoffrey N. Bradfield
Point of View: Design by Jay Spectre
Boston: Bulfinch Press, 1991
Interiors and furniture by Jay Spectre from the late 1960s to the early 1990s, illustrated in numerous color photographs. Spectre’s signature look blends high-tech, art deco revival and postmodernism. Introduction by Paige Rense. Hardcover, 160 pages.
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The Machine as Seen at the End of the Mechanical Age


K. G. Pontus Hulten
The Machine as Seen at the End of the Mechanical Age
New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1968
Artists views and uses of machines over time and up to the 1960’s with particular emphasis on Futurism and Dada. Bound in the famous embossed metal covers. 217 pages, extensively illustrated in black-and-white.
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Sunday, March 28, 2010

Wet Magazine #22

Wet Magazine
#22 January February 1980
Cover features Richard Gere, interviewed inside; excerpts from the “Basketball Diaries” by Jim Carroll; interviews with David Byrne, Allee Willis; fashion, fiction, art, etc.. Minor wear and one very small portion of one page cut out (a tiny picture of Richard Gere).
$20
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Wet Magazine #16

Wet Magazine
#16 January / February 1979
Articles by Matt Groening, photos by Marcia Resnick, short interview with Chris Frantz (Talking Heads), fashion, art, etc. Minor wear, paper yellowed.
$30
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Wet Magazine #15

Wet Magazine
#15 November/December 1978
Interviews with Elio Fiorucci, Tom Verlaine, musings on eating clay, mud baths, fashion, art, etc. Minor wear.
$30
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Wet Magazine #14

Wet Magazine
#14 September/October 1978
Interviews with Peter Leary, Candace Bergen, David Johansen, Ric Ocasek, fashion, fiction, etc. Mint condition.
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Monday, March 22, 2010

House & Garden's Best in Decoration

House & Garden's Best in Decoration
New York: Conde Nast Books Random House, 1987.
Appropriately titled for this is truly the best decorating book of its decade; includes the homes of Baron and Baroness Guy de Rothschild, Bill Blass Enid Haupt, Henri Samuel and many other luminaries.
$80.
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WORKING OUT

Charles Hix, photos by Ken Haak
Working Out: the Total Shape-Up Guide for Men
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1983.
Fitness and grooming photographed by Ken Haak. Black-and-White photos, 224 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket, both in excellent condition.
$60.00

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Looking Good: a Guide for Men

Charles Hix, photos by Bruce Weber
Looking Good: a Guide for Men
New York: Hawthorn Books, 1977
Grooming for men from head to toe, photographed by Bruce Weber early in his career. Black-and-white photos, 220 pages.
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Saturday, March 20, 2010

Bubble Baths and Hair Bows: a Little Girl’s Guide to Grooming

Mallen De Santis (text), Martin Iger (photographs)
Bubble Baths and Hair Bows: a Little Girl’s Guide to Grooming
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., Incorporated, 1963.
Photographic guide follows little Jean-Ellen (glamour-model in the making) from her morning bath and grooming ritual through her healthy breakfast, choosing adorable outfits for a variety of activities.
$25
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Friday, March 12, 2010

Lisanne: A Young Model

Betsy Cameron (photographs), Diana Lewis Jewell (text)
Lisanne: A Young Model
New York: Clarkson N. Potter Inc., 1979
An unusual photo-documentary of the day-to-day life and budding career of fourteen year old Lisanne Falk. Candid and fashion photographs in color and black and white of the Ford model. Auditions and go-sees, test shots, behind-the-scenes at fashion shoots. Several remarkable photos with a very young Brooke Shields and Phoebe Cates. Text in Lisanne's voice. Foreword by Eileen Ford. Book designed by Betty Binns. Lisanne Falk later went on to fame as a star of the cult movie Heathers. Hardcover with dust jacket. Very good condition. 175 pages.
$40.00

The Future of Architecture

Frank Lloyd Wright
The Future of Architecture
New York: Horizon Press, 1953
Frank Lloyd Wright's 1930's lectures on modern architecture with additional texts by Wright. Book designed in Wright's characteristic graphic style. Numerous black-and-white illustrations, including photographs of exteriors and interiors of Wright buildings.  326 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. Minor chipping at top and bottom of dustjacket spine.
$30
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