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100 Movie Posters Edited by Tony Nourmand. Introduction by Sir Christopher Frayling. For the first time, world vintage movie poster authority Tony Nourmand shares his personal selection of the 100 essential movie posters of all time. For 30 years, Nourmand has been instrumental in redefining 20th-century movie >>more
Reel Art Press
ISBN 9780957261082
US $49.95 CAN $64.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 192 pgs / 100 color / 4 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/30/2013 | In stock
Hecho en Cuba: Cinema in the Cuban Graphics Edited by Luigi Bardellotto. Text by Alberto Barbera, Jorge R. Bermudez, Alessandra Riccio, Luciano Del Sette. The film poster is one of the best-known forms of Cuban art. Hecho en Cuba: Cinema in the Cuban Graphics is a compilation of Cuban film posters from the 1950s through the present, and an >>more
Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836633203
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 10.5 in. / 256 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016 | In stock
Posters: Speed in Italian Advertising 1890–1955 Edited by Dario Cimorelli, Anna Villari. Posters: Speed in Italian Advertising 1890–1955 collects the graphic evidence of a fundamental truth of the early 20th century: Europe found itself moving, all of a sudden, at a new speed. Modernity was aggressive, self-assured >>more
Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836632978
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 240 pgs / 190 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 | In stock
Sam Is Not My Uncle: The USA in Cuban Poster and Billboard Art Text by Alfons González. Uncle Sam with his hands cut off; the head of the Statue of Liberty impaled on a bayonet; a trash can decorated with the Stars and Stripes: these are some of the striking images with >>more
RM
ISBN 9788416282685
US $25.00 CAN $32.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.25 x 9.25 in. / 120 pgs / 92 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 | In stock
Serious T'ings a Go Happen Edited by J.C. Gabel, Maxine Walters. Introduction by Vivien Goldman. Text by Ross Simonini. An unofficial history of Jamaican dance hall music told through its graphic design, Serious T’ings Gonna Happen brings together more than 200 original posters and signs from the early 1980s through today, drawn from the >>more
Hat & Beard Press
ISBN 9780996744744
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Hbk, 7 x 10 in. / 240 pgs / 160 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/22/2016 | Forthcoming
                                

VISUAL BOOK INDEX | ACTIVE BACKLIST

Blueprint for Counter Education By Maurice R. Stein, Larry Miller and Marshall Henrichs. Text by Paul Cronin, Adam Michaels, Jeffrey Schnapp. Maurice R. Stein and Larry Miller’s Blueprint for Counter Education is one of the defining (but neglected) works of radical pedagogy of the Vietnam War era. Originally published as a boxed set by Doubleday in >>more
Inventory Press
ISBN 9781941753095
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Boxed, Pbk, 2 vols, 8 x 10.75 in. / 272 pgs / 3 duotone / 400 b&w / 3 posters.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 | In stock
Come Alive!: The Spirited Art of Sister Corita Text by Julie Ault, Daniel Berrigan. At 18, Corita Kent (1918-86) entered the Roman Catholic order of Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Los Angeles, where she taught art and eventually ran the art department. After more than 30 >>more
Four Corners Books
ISBN 9780954502522
US $29.95 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.75 x 11.25 in. / 128 pgs / 100 color / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 | In stock
Ghanavision Introduction by Thibaut de Ruyter. Against today's copyrighted-to-the-gills Hollywood movie industry, the wacky world of Ghanian movie posters comes as a joyous relief, with its absolute lack of respect for not only the directors and even stars of Hollywood, but >>more
Bongout
ISBN 9783940907059
US $25.00 CAN $30.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.75 x 9.25 in. / 68 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 08/31/2009 | Awaiting stock
How Posters Work By Ellen Lupton. Text by Caitlin Condell, Gail Davidson, Ellen Lupton. With its unique focus on visual language, Ellen Lupton's How Posters Work is more than another poster book. Rather than provide a history of the genre or a compilation of collectibles, the book is organized >>more
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9780910503822
US $29.95 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 9 in. / 208 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 05/26/2015 | In stock
In the Good Name of the Company: Artworks and ephemera produced by or in tandem with the Colby Printing Company Edited by Christopher Michlig, Brian Roettinger, Jan Tumlir. The Los Angeles–based Colby Poster Printing Company has been a friend to local artists ever since Ed Ruscha’s seminal Colby-printed announcement for the 1962 Pasadena Art Museum exhibition New Paintings of Common Objects. Their fluorescent >>more
PictureBox/ForYourArt
ISBN 9781939799036
US $34.95 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7.5 x 9.5 in. / 324 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2013 | In stock
Living Pictures Edited by David Blamey. Essays by Rosie Thomas, Patricia Uberoi, Sara Dickey, Emily King, M.S.S. Pandian and Christopher Pinney. This charming book of Indian film posters offers the uninitiated a window into the sub-continent's famously over-the-top movie industry, and for those who know it well, there is a wide selection of classic and little-known >>more
Open Editions
ISBN 9780949004154
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8.5 x 9.5 in. / 260 pgs / 153 color and 8 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/15/2006 | Awaiting stock
Max Bill Edited by Manuel Fontán del Junco, María Toledo. Text by Karin Gimmi, Jakob Bill, Manuel Fontán del Junco, Neus Moyano, Fernando Marzá, María Amalia García, Gillermo Zuaznabar.

The definitive illustrated monograph on 20th-century Swiss artist, designer, and architect Max Bill, whose work spanned from graphic design and advertising typography to product and furniture design and from painting to sculpture.

A true Renaissance man >>more
Fundacion Juan March
ISBN 9788470756320
US $70.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 10.5 in. / 352 pgs / 170 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 | In stock

Mira Cuba: The Cuban Poster Art from 1959 Edited by Luigino Bardellotti, Simona Biolcati, Ivo Boscariol. Introduction by Mario Piazza. Text by Leonardo Padura Fuentes, Pepe Menendez, Niko, Sara Vega, Reynaldo Gonzales, Olivio Martinez, Rafael Morante, Richard Frick. Many eras have passed in Cuba since Fidel Castro took office in 1959 after the Revolution, but the special character of the graphic art spawned in that chaotic, fertile moment has endured, as this volume >>more
Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836626991
US $40.00 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 256 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 06/30/2014 | Awaiting stock
Posters: Advertising and Italian Fashion, 1890-1950 Text by Dario Cimorelli, Anna Villari. This fascinating, abundantly illustrated book delves into the evolution of Italian advertising and fashion posters, showing how social developments and economic expansion were reflected in commercial art. Advertising served as an ideal vehicle for fashion, >>more
Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836623433
US $65.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.5 x 11 in. / 238 pgs / 280 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2013 | Awaiting stock
Posters: Eat & Drink in Italian Advertising Edited by Mario Piazza, Alessandro Bellenda. This book offers the opportunity to delight in the graphic creativity of the advertising of Italy's major food producers, including Cinzano spumante, Perugina chocolate, Saiwa biscuits and Voiello pasta, as well as campaigns launched by >>more
Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836630561
US $65.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 240 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 11/24/2015 | In stock
Posters: The Sea Voyage Edited by Paolo Piccione. A continuation of Silvana Editoriale’s Posters series, this volume presents the most significant examples of advertising graphics produced by Italian shipping companies between 1885 and 1965. The graphics range from those produced for the first >>more
Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836627981
US $65.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.5 x 11 in. / 240 pgs / 280 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 | In stock

     

VISUAL BOOK INDEX | OUT OF PRINT

Italian Film Posters Essay by Dave Kehr. Introduction by Martin Scorsese. Thanks to a variety of factors--among them a culture uniquely rich in the visual arts, an artisanal pride in fine printing, and an innate predisposition toward the grand and passionate--Italy produced perhaps the finest film >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870706929
US $39.95 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Clth
Pub Date: 09/02/2003 | Out of print
Posters: Irony, Imagination and Eroticism in Advertising 1895-1960 Text by Dario Cimorelli. In the closing decade of the nineteenth century, the modern age invaded the city streets of Italy in the form of advertising posters. Bouquets of monkeys, elephants, masks, automobiles and elegantly--and sometimes scantily--clad ladies suddenly >>more
Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836622528
US $75.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Clth, 10 x 12 in. / 288 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2012 | Out of print
X-Rated: Adult Movie Posters Of The 60S And 70S Edited by Tony Nourmand and Graham Marsh. Sex sells! It's no secret that since moving pictures were invented, distributors and theater owners realized that nothing really promotes a movie better than blatantly sexual advertising. X-rated adult movies reached their peak in the >>more
Snoeck Publishers, Ghent
ISBN 9789053494332
US $29.95 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 7.75 x 10.75 in. / 160 pgs / 156 color.
Pub Date: 04/02/2004 | Out of print


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