Books: History + Biography
A scarce pre-Muammar Gaddafi tourist guide for Libya, the preface states: "This is the first tourist guide issued about Libya after the country has attained its Independence" (in 1951). Illustrated with black and white photographs plus information on the country's history, geography, economy, cities of Libya, a list hotels, and a list of Libyan embassies abroad (the last in Italian). Text in English with some sections in Italian. With a fold-out, color map attached in the back. Printed in Italy.
Condition: Very Good-, some wear and scuffing to covers; light...
This book documents in photographs the year-by-year exhibition history from 1999-2009 of the much-loved independent exhibition space, The Suburban, in Oak Park, Illinois on the outskirts of Chicago. With an essay by Michelle Grabner and Brad Killam, an essay by Michael Newman, and an introduction by Forrest Nash. Out of print.
Swiss photographer Hans-Ulrich Schlumpf's photographs of outsider artist Armand Schulthess's vast and labyrinthine "Garden of Knowledge," shot between 1963 and 1972. Includes amazing images from pages of Schlulthess's self-made books. Text in German.
Condition: Fine, Like New.