JORDAN, S: Past Objects

Jordan, Scott. Past Objects. New York: Mark Batty Publisher, 2010. ISBN: 9780982075432. Unmarked. Bumped corners. Very Good. Hardcover. (#30651) $12.00

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Photographs by J. K. Putnam. As a self-trained historian and restorer of damaged objects, Jordan patchwork historical narrative of New York City and its earliest settlers put together over four decades. 126p.

KOIKE, K: Issey Miyake (Bilingual Edition)

Book cover. Issey Miyake (Bilingual Edition)Koike, Kazuko. Issey Miyake (Bilingual Edition). Taschen. ISBN: 9783836555227. Unmarked. Bumped edges. Very Good. Hardcover. (#30644) $65.00

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Text in English and Japanese.

Illustrated throughout. Measures 12 inches square. 510p.

This definitive history of Miyake’s clothes offers expert insight into the designer’s vision and daring. Stunning photographs from Miyake’s contemporary Yuriko Takagi capture his clothes in their particular quotidian originality, including a breathtaking shoot in Iceland. In her far-reaching essay, meanwhile, leading cultural figure Kazuko Koike offers both a complete chronology of Miyake’s work, and an unprecedented personal profile.

COOK, L: Lia Cook: In the Folds, Works from 1973-1997

Valoma, Deborah. Lia Cook: In the Folds, Works from 1973-1997. Browngrotta Arts, 2007. ISBN: 1930230362. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#30642) $30.00

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Beautifully illustrated. Essay by Deborah Valoma. Monograph Series, Vol. II. 40p. Bio. Lia Cook (b. 1942) is an American fiber artist noted for her work combining weaving with photography, painting, and digital technology. She is known for her weavings which expanded the traditional boundaries of textile arts.