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Little tot's Picture book. Eighty pages of pictures in colour.  → 120 CHF Frederick Warne & co. London/NewYork. With illustrations by S.G.Hulme Beaman (4), and many other. Approx. 1930. Very good++

The national geographic magazine → 60 CHF Nat.geo.society éd., Washington, 868 p.; National geographic July-december 1957 binding in one volume. VG++;

The national geographic magazine;  → 60 CHFNat.geo.society éd., Washington, 872 p.; National geographic July-december 1958 binding in one volume. VG++


Fortune Magazine Time inc. New York City 1940-1949

Each copy in VG++

September 1940162 p.American Airlines, Lucky Strike, Packard, etc. Cover by Allen Sallburd, items about Great Lakes Shipping, Allison Engine and nylon →70 CHF

October 1940 180 p. Containing some beautiful and colorfull advertising like Chesterfield( the way to more smoking pleasure...), Lincoln, Plaskon, Catalin (the gem of plastics),Bakelite, etc. . Cover by John F. Wilson, items about nazi Agents in th U.S., the U.S. and the World etc. →70 CHF

November 1940 180 p.Oldsmobile, Heinz Co., Lucky Strike, Packard etc. Cover by A. Petruccelli, items about Canada at War ( paintings by B. Lamotte), American Steel Foudries, War and Peace, Future of Fashion. → 60 CHF

December 1940 192 p. Walker (whiskey) Matson Line, Revere copper Co., Oldsmobile, Gilbert, American Cyanamid Comp..etc. Cover by Nicolas, items about U.S. foreign policy. Paintings by Sheeler about the Power in the industry. Very nice item and illustration about the premiere of ..."the great dictator, which ahd the biggest and brightest opening since "gone with the wind" → 100 CHF

April 1941 182 p. Studebaker (w/ Mrs. Pierpont Morgan as driver...,) Chesterfield's girl of the month, Packard and etc. Cover by Boris Artzybasheff , items about Bethlehem Steel, Steel Capacity, the Europeans, the New China. → 70 CHF

May 1941 181 p.,Ethyl Gazoline, Lucky Strike, Packard , Monsanto, etc. Cover by A. Petruccelli, items about camps, china trade, U.S. Public Health Service → 70 CHF

July 1941 154 p. Oldsmobile, Pittsburgh industrial., Lucky Strike etc. Cover by R.Yarnall Richie, items about Ships for This War, Union Carbide, Soviet Industry, a Portfolio containing Grand Strategy of World War 2. → 70 CHF

October 1941194 p., Remington, Douglas first, Continental Can, Silica, Dextrose etc. Cover by Art. Gerlach, items about Revolution in Agriculture, the Heavy Bomber and many other. → 60 CHF

November 1941 210 p. Containing some beautiful and colorfull advertising like Firestone (double page), Monsanto, Ethyl, etc. Cover by Giusti, items about the Automobile Industry and many other item  → 80 CHF

December 1941 214 p., Gordon, Hercules, Robertson, Packard, etc. Cover by F. Leger, items about How Good Is the Army, Europe. Portfolio "Twelve Artists in U.S. Exile - Mondrian, Léger, Ozenfant, Chagall, Masson, Tanguy, Ernst, Dali, Grosz  → 100 CHF

January 1942162 p.Alliance oil Corp., Marion, Durez, Chase, etc. Cover by Fenno Jacobs, items about the Presidency, Bolivia, Contemporary Designers. And others.  →  60 CHF

July 1946 232 p., Shell, Seagram's, American Airlines, Parker. Cover by L. Sutnar, items about The U.S Foreign Office, Morris Motors, Red Star Rising, The Yankees and others. → 60 CHF

November 1946 294 p. Friden, Hennessy, Akka,Dzus Fastener, Harwood's, etc. Cover by Mc Knight Kauffer, items about the Labor Situation, the Automatic Factory and other  →  60 CHF

March 1947 238 p.  →  50 CHF

January 1949178 p. Westinghouse, Mathieson, Cunard, General American etc. Cover by Arth. Lidov, items about the Atom and the businessman, Adam Smith on 7th Ave. → 50 CHF

CAMERON Robert →  Above Los Angeles. A collection of Nostalgic and Contemporary Photographs of Greater Los Angeles  → 40 CHF San Francisco Cameron & Comp., 1984. 159 S., Text in englisch. Just a wonderful book with photographic views, historical in comparison to the modern situations, aerial and space photographs, most of it in color.

GLEASON David King  → Over Boston: Aerial Photographs  →  45 CHF Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge and London, 1985 oblong 4to. 134 pp Very Good. Dust Jacket. Nice copy. Foreword by Robert Campbel

GREENLAW, Jean-Pierre  → The Coral Buildings of Suakin → 80 CHF Oriel Press Ltd. Stocksfield, 1976. 132pp, Illustrated throughout with line drawings and plans, 273 x 226, dustwrapper, Very Good. A collection of drawings made over twenty years which provide a conspectus of Turkish architecture, with text giving a history of Arab and Turkish architecture.

HASS Ernst (Photographs) MINKE Gisela (Commentaries) →  Himalayan Pilgrimage  →  55 CHF Thames & Hudson, London, 1978. Blue cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First UK Edition. Landscape. 184pp, colour plates.

HIGGINS, Joseph T .  → The Whale Ship Book → 70 CHF Rudder Publishing Co., NY New York 1st Edition, 1927. 36pp. The Distinguishing Details of Old Time Whale Ships with a Complete Description of a Typical Whaler and Working Plans of the Famous Alice Mandell. Designed and illustrated for the ship model maker. With two two fold-out plans in pocket at rear of book. Blue coloth, 4to. In very good condition. No dust jacket.

HURRY Jamieson  → Reading Abbey → 105 CHF Elliot Stock, London, 1901, Original Cloth. No Jacket. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾"" - 12"" tall. Original Cloth. No Jacket. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾"" - 12"" tall. Bound in original dark blue cloth with gilt spine and front cover titles. A very good copy, as new

LEE BURTON Virginia  → The little house  →  50 CHF Faber and Faber, London, 1946; First edition. VG

MOESCHLIN  →  Little boy with the big apples  → 120 CHF NY:Coward McCann nd ca 1929. 4to, A simple story set in Sweden, with each page of text facing a fine full page color illustration done in the rich colors typical of the era (printed in Switzerland). This is a companion to Moeschlin's highly regarded Red Horse, but considerably more scarce. See Bader p. 30-1 for other title by Moeschlin who was born in Sweden but who worked in Switzerland.

QUINN Anthony METT William D. → Reflections in the Eye  → 180 CHF 1989, Center Art galleries-Hawaii. Edited in Budapest. 156 pp. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. . Text in English and Japanese. "It is with great pride and honor that I present to you a most outstanding collection of sculptures and paintings by the internationally acclaimed artist, Anthony Quinn. W.Mett".

WILTON Andrew  → Turner in his time  →  75 CHF London: Thames & Hudson, 1987, First Edition. Fine copy. Hb. 11.75" x 10". Heavy volume. dj (in clear plastic cover), and orange/gold cloth bound cover with gilt spine titles and gilt publisher logo in centre of front board, both as new. 256 pgs. v tight leaves. With 308 illustrations, 65 in colour. Very good.


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