AIC: The Art Institute of Chicago: Japanese Prints

The Art Institute of Chicago: Japanese Prints, book cover The Art Institute of Chicago: Japanese Prints. 1955. Unmarked text. Some age tanning on cover. Very Good. Paperback. (#26760) $10.00

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Accompanied a March 10-April 17, 1955 exhibition, with 21 Black and white plates. The exhibition of 350 prints covered the entire range of Ukiyo-e in Japan.

Essay by James A. Michener.

NATKIN, B: Bob Natkin: Photographer

Bob Natkin: Photographer. Stephen Daiter Gallery, 2004. Unmarked. Large French Flaps. Catalogue for Nov 4-Dec 31, 2004 exhibition. Includes exhibition checklist. 48p. Very Good. Paperback. (#26690) $12.00

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Bob Natkin (1919-1996) was an American photographer. His principal base was Chicago and he used his camera to chronicle events in the city.

This catalog includes photographs from Mexico, Chicago Housing Authority: 1948-53, Narcotics Court 1953, the 1952 Republican National Convention and 1950s popular culture.

KEHOE, SVL: Old Colony Building

Old Colony Building, coverKehoe, Suzan Von Lengerke. Old Colony Building. Commission On Chicago Historical and Architectural Landmarks, 1977. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#25983) $12.00

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Pamphlet on the Old Colony Building, 407 South Dearborn St. Completed in 1894. 6 photographs. 8p. Measures 4×11 inches.

The Old Colony Building is 17-story landmark building in the Chicago Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois. Designed by the architectural firm Holabird and Roche.

Old Colony Building, inside pages

POMARANC, JC: 860-880 Lake Shore Drive

860-880 Lake Shore Drive, coverPomaranc, Joan C. 860-880 Lake Shore Drive. Commission On Chicago Historical and Architectural Landmarks, 1978. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#25978) $12.00

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Pamphlet on the 860-880 Lake Shore Drive, architecture designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. The building was complete in 1951.12p. 7 photographs. 860–880 Lake Shore Drive is a twin pair of glass-and-steel apartment towers on N. Lake Shore Drive along Lake Michigan in the Streeterville neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois.

Often called the Glass House Apartments, construction began in 1949 and the project was completed in 1951.

860-880 Lake Shore Drive, inside pages

KEHOE, SVL: Second Leiter Building

Second Leiter Building, book coverKehoe, Suzan Von Lengerke. Second Leiter Building. Commission On Chicago Historical and Architectural Landmarks, 1978. Unmarked.  Very Good. Paperback. (#25977) $12.00

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Pamphlet on the Second Leiter Building, 403 South State Street. Architect: William Le Baron Jenney. Completed in 1891. 8 photographs. 8p. Measures 4×11 inches.

The Second Leiter Building, also known as Leiter II Building and the Sears Building, is located at the northeast corner of South State Street and East Congress Parkway in Chicago, Illinois.

Second Leiter Building, internal pages

AIC: One Hundred Years at the Art Institute: A Centennial Celebration (Museum Studies, Vol 19, No 1)

One Hundred Years at the Art Institute: A Centennial Celebration (Museum Studies, Vol 19, No 1). The Art Institute of Chicago, 1993. ISBN: 0865591075. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#25944) $12.00

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Filled with photographs and images from the AIC and related collections (e.g. Duchamp beside his Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2). Articles include “A Mixed Reaction for Modernism: The 1913 Armory Show at The Art Institute of Chicago” by Andrew Martinez, “The Nervous Profession: Daniel Catton Rich and the Art Institute of Chicago, 1927-1958” by John W. Smith and “The Art Institute of Chicago and the Arensberg Collection” by Naomi Sawelson-Gorse. 112p.

MANNING, TG: The Chicago Strike of 1894: Industrial Labor in the Nineteenth Century (Select Problems in Historical Interpretation)

Manning, Thomas G. The Chicago Strike of 1894: Industrial Labor in the Nineteenth Century (Select Problems in Historical Interpretation). Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1960. A few marks on two pages. Some sun fading on cover.Acceptable. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#25887) $12.00

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The Pullman Strike, which began in Chicago, was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States and a turning point for US labor law. It pitted the American Railway Union (ARU) against the Pullman Company, the main railroads, and the federal government of the United States under President Grover Cleveland.