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Archaeological researches in Costa Rica, map

Archæological Researches in Costa Rica

Preserve for the Future – $550
Considered a publication of exceptional value, this thorough study of Costa Rican archaeology investigates graves and burial mounds, pottery vessels, and buildings. The author spent over a year working in the field, both on the Atlantic coast and the interior of the country. The volume is...Read More
Cover of Arizona /  Isamu Noguchi, Issey Miyake.

Arizona

Build and Access the Collection – $325
An attractive, slipcased catalog for a collaborative exhibition of sculptor Isamu Noguchi, painter Genichiro Inokuma, and designer Issey Miyake at the Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art (MIMOCA), Japan, highlighting the mutual influence of the three friends and their hybrid...Read More
Arizona highways.

Arizona Highways

Build and Access the Collection – $500
“Civilization Follows the Improved Highway.” That was and still is the motto of the enduring and always alluring travel magazine Arizona Highways.  It was first published in 1925 as an engineering newsletter by the Arizona Highway Department. By the 1930s, it had segued into a...Read More
Arizona highways.

Arizona Highways

Build and Access the Collection – $500
“Civilization Follows the Improved Highway.” That was and still is the motto of the enduring and always alluring travel magazine Arizona Highways.  It was first published in 1925 as an engineering newsletter by the Arizona Highway Department. By the 1930s, it had segued into a magazine...Read More
Cover of The Art work of Louis C. Tiffany

The Art Work of Louis C. Tiffany

Preserve for the Future – $2,100
Dedicated to Louis Comfort Tiffany’s children, this biographical account features painted portraits and landscapes completed as Tiffany traveled the world. It includes design drawings and photographs relating to every aspect of his artistic career from stained glass and jewelry to glass vessels and...Read More
The Art Work of Louis C. Tiffany, cover

The Art Work of Louis C. Tiffany

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Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) was one of the most celebrated designers at the turn of the 20th century, known for his metal and glass work. But Tiffany was also a notable artist, who created beautiful drawings and paintings as well as three-dimensional works. This richly illustrated...Read More
Cover of Aspen volume 1 issue 3

Aspen: The Magazine in a Box

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This FAB detergent box in dayglo colors is actually the cover of Aspen: The Magazine in a Box, Volume 1 Issue 3, December 1966. It is one of six issues owned by the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Library and was designed by Andy Warhol and David Dalton. As with all...Read More
The Assay of Gold and Silver Wares, spine

The Assay of Gold and Silver Wares

Preserve for the Future – $650
Printed by John Edward Taylor in 1852, Arthur Ryland’s (1807-1877) Assay of Gold and Silver Wares provides insight on the development of legislative practices designed to protect and regulate the assaying and minting of gold and silver coinage—or to fight against the practice of counterfeiting....Read More
Astra castra; experiments and adventures in the atmosphere

Astra Castra

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Published in 1865, this work is a compendium of aeronautical literature ranging from ancient mythology to scientific advances of the 1860s. Christopher Hatton Turnor, the compiler, reviewed ballooning and other lighter-than-air flight, with some references to heavier-than-air flight attempts. The...Read More
Atlas of the Philippine Islands folio book

Atlas of the Philippine Islands

Preserve for the Future – $900
This atlas was drawn up in the late 1880s under the supervision of Jesuit Observatory director Fr Joséš Algue, S.J. At a time when no full surveys of the islands existed, the compilers painstakingly worked to collect and verify all available data from residents, travelers, explorers, and the like....Read More

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