CARTOON MOVIE POSTERS: VOLUME ONE OF THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF MOVIES THROUGH POSTERS - DELUXE HARDBOUND EDITION SIGNED AND NUMBERED BY BRUCE HERSHENSON
Hershenson, Bruce. West Plains, MO: Bruce Hershenson, 1995. First Edition 1/300 Deluxe. 4to. Illustrated Boards. Near Fine/No Jacket - As Issued. np, 393 color illustrations. This is the very first installment of noted collector/dealer/author/publisher Bruce Hershenson's indispensable film poster references categorized by subject matter. From the 1911 French Vitagraph "Windsor McCay: Le Dernier Cri des Dessins Animes" through the Ralph Bakshi's "Fritz the Cat", it reproduces three hundred and ninety-three animated and cartoon-themed posters and lobby cards. A most handsome example of the deluxe hardbound edition limited to three hundred copies SIGNED AND NUMBERED in ink by Bruce Hershenson on a printed label affixed to the front pastedown, as issued. 1-887893-02-4 Inventory Number: 016623
AN ALLE KUNSTLER! WAR-REVOLUTION-WEIMAR: GERMAN EXPRESSIONIST PRINTS, DRAWINGS, POSTERS AND PERIODICALS FROM THE ROBERT GORE RIFKIND FOUNDATION
Rigby, Ida Katherine & Robert Gore Rifkind. Foreword by Dennis Komac. San Diego, CA: San Diego State University Press, 1983. First Edition. 4to. Cloth in Illustrated Jacket. Exhibition Catalog. Very Good/Very Good. 118pp, profusely illustrated in b&w + color cover. With an exhibition checklist and bibliography. This is the scholarly catalogue published in conjunction with a 1983 touring exhibition of one hundred and forty-two German Expressionist prints, drawings, posters, and periodicals drawn from the Robert Gore Rifkind Foundation. Now part of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's holdings, the collection is reputedly the most comprehensive archive of Expressionist graphics outside of Germany. Artists whose work is featured include Max Buchartz, Heinrich Campendonk, Otto Dix, Conrad Felixmuller, George Grosz, Erich Heckel, Kaethe Kollwitz, Ludwig Meidner, Otto Mueller, Emil Nolde, Max Pechstein, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Georg Tappert, Ernst Barlach, Karl Jakob Hirsch, and many, many more. A most presentable example of the uncommon hardbound first edition showing a tiny bump to the tips of the boards - not affecting the textblock - at the lower foredge corner, some soiling to the jacket along the extremities, and a discreet previous owner's blindstamp on the title page. It has been priced accordingly. 0-916304-64-7 Inventory Number: 016018
MODERNE REKLAMEKUNST: HANDBUCH DER NEUZEITLICHEN INSERTIONS- UND PROPAGANDATECHNIK FÜR INDUSTRIELLE, FABRIKANTEN, KAUFLEUTE, GROSSISTEN UND DETAILLISTEN, GESCHÄFTS- UND GEWERBETREIBENDE ALLER BRANCHEN, HANDELS- ANGESTELLTE, REKLAMECHEFS, HANDELS- LEHRER..
Volger, Bruno. Stuttgart, GERMANY. ND.: Schwabacher'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung. First Edition. 8vo. Decorative Boards. Graphic Design Survey. Very Good/No Jacket. 157+ 26pp (advertisements at rear), 70 b&w illustrations. Text in German. "Moderne Reklamekunst..." is a comprehensively illustrated survey of the art and technique of modernist advertising and poster design in Germany just prior to the first World War. A most handsome example of this uncommon item. Inventory Number: 004737