Book: Good. DJ: Good. 4to. 239 pp. 8 3/4 x 11 3/8. Black cloth covered boards, stamped in white on spine. White matte dj, minor edgewear, one inch tear at head. Bent corner, red star stamped on fore-edge. No other markings noted.
Fair in fair dust jacket. Highlighting/underlining. Highlighting to a few pages; first half of text block has faint dampstain to lower corner. Dust jacket is very rubbed and edgeworn, with numerous small tears and one tape repair.
Very Good. Dust Jacket Included. CELANT, GERMANO. Course of the Knife. (Trans. by Meg Shore, Ed. by David Frankel). Electa, (1986). 200 pp. approx., softcover, very many illus., bound in wraps w/ v.g. d.j., OP.
Lavish book documenting the performance collaboration between Oldenburg, Van Bruggen and Gehry that was elaborate and complex and was finally performed in Venice. The book is illustrated in full color and black and white of sketches, drawings, photographs, costumes along with detailed text on the making and the final production. Fine/fine. Laid in is a folded sheet for a series of his films that were held at The Whitney Museum.
Fine in very good jacket. Paperbound quarto in dustwrapper. 239 pp. Includes texts in English by Germano Celant, Coosje van Bruggen with studies by Frank O. Gehry and artwork by Oldenburg. A fine copy in bound white unprinted wrappers in very good illustrated dustwrapper with some edgewear. This copy has been briefly INSCRIBED by van Bruggen and SIGNED by Oldenburg who has added a small "cat" drawing next to his name.
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