Rare and Unusual Images
March 25, 2012 4:31 PM Subscribe
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is a place where the staff of F.A. Bernett Books showcase some of the more spectacular, interesting, unusual and puzzling items they have come across. Discoveries of note include: Both Sides of Broadway, Then and Now
, a building-by-building sequential photographic survey of the most famous street in America. The most influential graphic arts publication of late-1920s Tokyo
, Gendai Shogyo Bijutsu Zenshu. Felix Vallotton’s Reinvention of the Woodcut
, credited by many art historians of his time (and ours) as having modernized and revitalized the form in Western art.
F.A. Bernett Books inventory profile has evolved from its original art-reference focus to feature an increasing number of unique and difficult to source books, periodicals, photographic albums, trade catalogs, artists’ editions, archives, and printed ephemera of interest to scholars and collectors in a variety of fields, including architecture, design, typography, fashion, jewelry, cultural studies, media studies, and history.