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Arcana: Books on the Arts

Arcana: Books on the Arts

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Rare and collectible Modern & Contemporary Art, Photography, Design, Architecture, Cinema, Music and Fashion.

Celebrating their 28th year in business, ARCANA: BOOKS ON THE ARTS is one of the world's premier visual arts bookstores specializing in rare and collectible Modern & Contemporary Art, Photography, Design, Architecture, Cinema, Music and Fashion. Serving the Hollywood creative community as well as artists, photographers and collectors, Arcana stocks new, rare, and hard to find catalogues raisonné, monographs, and collectibles with an emphasis on the exquisite and uniquely giftable. The store is filled with wall-to-wall treasures, both new and out-of-print, that are lovingly well-organized by its friendly and knowledgeable staff.

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Bettie Page: the Life of a Pin-Up Legend

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Fine in fine dust jacket. (PAGE, BETTY). Essex, Karen & James L. Swanson. BETTIE PAGE: THE LIFE OF A PIN-UP LEGEND. Santa Monica, CA: General Publishing Group, 1996. First Edition. 4to. Boards in Pictorial Jacket. Erotic Photography Monograph. Fine/Near Fine. 288pp, profusely illustrated in b&w and color. With a bibliography. Compiled with the assistance of the reclusive Ms. Page herself, "Bettie Page: The Life of a Pin-Up Legend" is a lavish visual tribute to legendary late cult model and ...


Vaisnava Iconology in Nepal used book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: The Asiatic Society, Calcutta, INDIA Date published: 1970

Description: Very good in good dust jacket. Pal, Pratapaditya. VAISNAVA ICONOLOGY IN NEPAL. Calcutta, INDIA: The Asiatic Society, 1970. First Edition. 8vo. Cloth in Dust Jacket. Very Good/Good +. 373pp, 110 b&w illustrations. Text in English. This is longtime Los Angeles County Museum of Art curator Pratapaditya Pal's scholarly study of the representations of Visnuism specific to Nepal, emphasizing the religion's tantric aspects as well as relevant epigraphic and literary material. A handsome example of ... Read More

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Softcover Publisher: Pierre Cailler Editeur, Geneva, SWITZERLAND Date published: 1951

Description: (DUNOYER DE SEGONZAC, ANDRE). Roger-Marx, Claude. DUNOYER DE SEGONZAC. Geneva, SWITZERLAND: Pierre Cailler Editeur, 1951. First Edition. Large 4to. Illustrated Wrapper Over Board. Artist Monograph. Very Good-. 180pp, profusely illustrated in b&w with 15 tipped color plates. Text in French. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. This monograph on the noted French modernist painter Dunoyer de Segonzac is number twenty in Cailler's series "Peintres et Sculpteurs d'Hier et d'Aujourd 'hui". A ... Read More

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In the Mood: Vintage Dance Music Record Jackets of the 50'S and Early 60'S used book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Treville, Tokyo Date published: 1991 ISBN-13: 9784845705979 ISBN: 4845705974

Description: Ide, Yasushi. IN THE MOOD: VINTAGE DANCE MUSIC RECORD JACKETS OF THE 50'S AND EARLY 60'S. Tokyo: Treville, 1991. First Edition. 12mo. Illustrated Boards. Fine/No Jacket-As Issued. np, 75 color illustrations. Text in Japanese. This is a charming little compendium of jazz and lounge-themed album cover art culled from the author's own collection. The musical artists represented include Jackie Gleason, Dick Hyman, Wayne King, David Carroll, Johnny Gregory, Russ Morgan, Art Van Damme, Ray Anthony, ... Read More

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Coop Himmelb(L)Au Austria: Biennale Di Venezia 1996 used book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Softcover Publisher: Ritter Verlag, Klagenfurt, GERMANY Date published: 1996 ISBN-13: 9783854152026 ISBN: 3854152027

Description: Fine in fine dust jacket. (COOP HIMMELBLAU). Coop Himmelblau: Wolf D. Prix & Helmut Swiczinsky. COOP HIMMELB(L)AU AUSTRIA: BIENNALE DI VENEZIA 1996. Klagenfurt, GERMANY: Ritter Verlag, 1996. First Edition. 4to. Wrappers in Illustrated Jacket. Architecture Monograph. Fine/Fine. 113pp, profusely illustrated in b&w and color. Text in English, Italian and German. Published to accompany Coop Himmelblau's "From Cloud to Cloud" installation at the Austrian Pavilion of the 1996 Venice Biennale, this ... Read More

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Robert Doisneau: Paris used book

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Edition: First Edition (Second Printing) Binding: Softcover Publisher: Libroport & Art Vivant, Tokyo Date published: 1992 ISBN-13: 9784845707638 ISBN: 4845707632

Description: Fine in fine dust jacket. (DOISNEAU, ROBERT). Doisneau, Robert. ROBERT DOISNEAU: PARIS. Tokyo: Libroport & Art Vivant, 1992. First Edition (Second Printing). 4to. Wrappers in Pictorial Jacket. Photography Monograph. Fine. /Fine. 124pp, 139 duotone illustrations. Text in Japanese (with French captions). Published only in Japan, this is an extraordinarily beautifully printed collection of Robert Doisneau's typically poignant images of the Parisian streets, nightclubs, cafes, amusement parks, etc ... Read More

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Geschichten Von Verlangen Und Macht (Stories of Desire and Power) used book

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Edition: First Edition 1/1500 Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Museum Fur Photographie Braunschweig & Scalo, Braunschweig, GERMANY Date published: 1995 ISBN-13: 9783931141158 ISBN: 3931141152

Description: (BALTZ, LEWIS) (PERKOVIC, SLAVICA). Baltz, Lewis & Slavica Perkovic. GESCHICHTEN VON VERLANGEN UND MACHT (STORIES OF DESIRE AND POWER). Braunschweig, GERMANY: Museum Fur Photographie Braunschweig & Scalo, 1995. First Edition 1/1500. 4to. Cloth Spine Over Boards, Boxed. Photography Monographs. Near Fine/No Jacket-As Issued. 60pp + 48pp, profusely illustrated in b&w. Text in German with English translations laid in. This unusual title is actually two separate exhibition catalogues in the form of ... Read More

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Parkett No. 61: Liam Gillick, Bridget Riley, Sarah Morris, Matthew Ritchie-Collaborations + Editions used book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Softcover Publisher: Parkett, Zurich, SWITZERLAND Date published: 2001 ISBN-13: 9783907582114 ISBN: 390758211X

Description: (PARKETT). Curiger, Bice, Editor. PARKETT NO. 61: LIAM GILLICK, BRIDGET RILEY, SARAH MORRIS, MATTHEW RITCHIE-COLLABORATIONS + EDITIONS. Zurich, SWITZERLAND: Parkett, 2001. First Edition. Small 4to. Illustrated Wrappers. Contemporary Art Periodical. Near Fine. ca 250pp, profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Parallel Text in English and German. A handsome copy of the sixty-first issue of this influential Swiss visual arts quarterly. 3-907582-11-X Inventory Number: 001295. Read More

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Parkett No. 60: Chuck Close, Diana Thater, Luc Tuymans-Collaborations + Editions: Shirana Shahbazi-Insert used book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Softcover Publisher: Parkett, Zurich, SWITZERLAND Date published: 2000 ISBN-13: 9783907582107 ISBN: 3907582101

Description: (PARKETT). Curiger, Bice, Editor. PARKETT NO. 60: CHUCK CLOSE, DIANA THATER, LUC TUYMANS-COLLABORATIONS + EDITIONS: SHIRANA SHAHBAZI-INSERT. Zurich, SWITZERLAND: Parkett, 2000. First Edition. Small 4to. Illustrated Wrappers. Contemporary Art Periodical. Fine. ca 250pp, profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Parallel Text in English and German. A brand new, pristine example of the sixtieth issue of this influential Swiss visual arts quarterly still in the publisher's shrinkwrap. 3-907582-10-1 ... Read More

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Parkett No. 57: Doug Aitken, Nan Goldin, Thomas Hirschhorn-Collaborations + Editions: Doug Aitken, Thomas Hirschhorn-Inserts used book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Softcover Publisher: Parkett, Zurich, SWITZERLAND Date published: 1999 ISBN-13: 9783907582077 ISBN: 3907582071

Description: (PARKETT). Curiger, Bice, Editor. PARKETT NO. 57: DOUG AITKEN, NAN GOLDIN, THOMAS HIRSCHHORN-COLLABORATIONS + EDITIONS: DOUG AITKEN, THOMAS HIRSCHHORN-INSERTS. Zurich, SWITZERLAND: Parkett, 1999. First Edition. Small 4to. Illustrated Wrappers. Contemporary Art Periodical. Near Fine. ca 250pp, profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Parallel Text in English and German. A most handsome example of the fifty-seventh issue of this influential Swiss visual arts quarterly. 3-907582-07-1 Inventory ... Read More

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