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Mid-Century Modern Books

MID-CENTURY MODERN STYLE

Organically shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe vintage mid-century modern furniture. The style, which emerged primarily in the years following World War II, is characterized by pieces that were conceived and made in an energetic, optimistic spirit by creators who believed that good design was an essential part of good living.

ORIGINS OF MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGN

CHARACTERISTICS OF MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGN

MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGNERS TO KNOW

ICONIC MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGNS

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The mid-century modern era saw leagues of postwar American architects and designers animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist International-style architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the 1930s by Philip Johnson and others. New building techniques, such as “post-and-beam” construction, allowed the International-style schemes to be realized on a small scale in open-plan houses with long walls of glass.

Materials developed for wartime use became available for domestic goods and were incorporated into mid-century modern furniture designs. Charles and Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen, who had experimented extensively with molded plywood, eagerly embraced fiberglass for pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair, respectively. 

Architect, writer and designer George Nelson created with his team shades for the Bubble lamp using a new translucent polymer skin and, as design director at Herman Miller, recruited the Eameses, Alexander Girard and others for projects at the legendary Michigan furniture manufacturer

Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were repurposed too: The Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs using surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests.

The Risom lounge chair was among the first pieces of furniture commissioned and produced by legendary manufacturer Knoll, a chief influencer in the rise of modern design in the United States, thanks to the work of Florence Knoll, the pioneering architect and designer who made the firm a leader in its field. The seating that Knoll created for office spaces — as well as pieces designed by Florence initially for commercial clients — soon became desirable for the home.

As the demand for casual, uncluttered furnishings grew, more mid-century furniture designers caught the spirit.

Classically oriented creators such as Edward Wormley, house designer for Dunbar Inc., offered such pieces as the sinuous Listen to Me chaise; the British expatriate T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings switched gears, creating items such as the tiered, biomorphic Mesa table. There were Young Turks such as Paul McCobb, who designed holistic groups of sleek, blond wood furniture, and Milo Baughman, who espoused a West Coast aesthetic in minimalist teak dining tables and lushly upholstered chairs and sofas with angular steel frames.

As the collection of vintage mid-century modern chairs, dressers, coffee tables and other furniture for the living room, dining room, bedroom and elsewhere on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.

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Style: Mid-Century Modern
Powers of Ten: A Flipbook, Charles and Ray Eames, Coffee Table Art Book
Located in Brugge, BE
An adaptation of the Charles and Ray Eames classic 1968 documentary by the same name, Powers of Ten: A Flipbook, is an ocular journey dealing with the relative size of things in the ...
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1990s American Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Knoll Associates 1947/1948 Catalog
Located in New York, NY
Knoll Associates 1947/1948 catalog in portfolio form, comprising 40 pages on 32 loose plates (2 double-sided fold-outs) in printed wrappers on card stock, with typography and layout ...
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1940s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Danese Milano 1957-1971: Produzione
Located in New York, NY
Manufacturer’s catalog for Danese Milano showcasing the production work (produzione) from the years 1957-1971. Co-founded by Bruno Danese in 1957, the eponymous company quickly becam...
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1970s Italian Vintage Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Le Corbusier Der Modulor Book, 1956
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Le Corbusier Der Modulor book. Le Corbusier published Le Modulor in 1948, followed by Modulor 2 in 1955. These works were first published in English as The ...
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1970s French Vintage Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Knoll Studio Collection - Binder - Catalogues - Price List - Year 2000
Located in Rochester, NY
Knoll three ring binder w/ Knoll collection catalogues and the Knoll Studio price list - 306 pages showing images, diagrams, dimensions, finishes, fabrics - for the year 2000 collect...
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Early 2000s American Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Aperture Photography Magazine Collection of 6 Early Issues 1950s
Located in Chicago, IL
Aperture Photography Magazine Collection of 6 Early Issues 1950s. Not real familiar with rating condition of magazines and books. Please ask any questions. Appear to be in nice condi...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Memoirs: Year of Decisions and Years of Trial and Hope, Signed by Harry Truman
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Truman, Harry. Memoirs by Harry S. Truman: Year of Decisions [and] Years of Trial and Hope. New York: Doubleday & Company, 1955-1956. Special Kansas City Limited Edition. Two Volumes...
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1950s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Picasso à L'oeuvre – Photographs by Edward Quinn 1965 Book
By Edward Quinn 1, Roland Penrose
Located in London, GB
Picasso à L'oeuvre – Photographs by Edward Quinn 1965 Published by Manesse-Verlag, 1965. An intimate photographic biography by Edward Quinn with text written by Roland Penrose. Wond...
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1960s Swiss Vintage Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Vintage Book, The Swiss Family Robinson, English, Fiction, Johann Wyss, C.1930
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage copy of The Swiss Family Robinson. An English language, bound fiction book by Johann David Wyss, dating to the early 20th century, circa 1930. Written by the Swiss...
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Early 20th Century British Mid-Century Modern Books

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Textile, Paper

Le Corbusier Der Modulor Book, 1956
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Le Corbusier Der Modulor book. Le Corbusier published Le Modulor in 1948, followed by Modulor 2 in 1955. These works were first published in English as The ...
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1970s French Vintage Mid-Century Modern Books

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Metal

The Martian Chronicles, Signed by Ray Bradbury, Limited Edition #1195/2000
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Bradbury, Ray. The Martian Chronicles. Avon: The Limited Editions Club, 1974. Signed by Ray Bradbury and Joseph Mugnaini. Limited Edition #1,195/2,000. Quarto, original silk-screened...
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1970s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Books

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Fabric, Paper

Vintage Winston Churchill Book, Thoughts And Adventures, English, Autobiography
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage Winston Churchill Book, Thoughts and Adventures. An English language, bound autobiography, dating to the mid 20th century, published 1948. Needing little introduct...
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Mid-20th Century British Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Ansel Adams Signed 1st Ed. Photography Book, 1950
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Not only was Mr. Adams a great photographer, he was also a poet whom wrote beautifully about nature as he saw and shot it. This book has a nice introduction as well as wonderful blac...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Araki's Magnum Opus: Complete Book Collection 1-20 + Satchin and Mabo
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Works of Nobuyoshi Araki Book Complete Collection 1-20 plus special book Nobuyoshi Araki Book Satchin and His Brother Mabo / 1stn in 1997 The works of Nobuyoshi Araki Book collectio...
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1990s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Post War & Contemporary Art Design, Barbara Jakobson Collection, 2005 Christie's
Located in Rochester, NY
Post - War & Contemporary Art and Design: From the Collection of Barbara Jakobson - May 12, 2005 Christie's New York auction catalog. Proceeds partially to benefit future acquisition...
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Early 2000s American Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Pair Davy Jones Pirate Treasure Chest Bookends With Skull And Cross Bones Hats
Located in South Burlington, VT
Antique pair hand cast pirate treasure chest sculptural book ends, circa 1930 Skull and crossbones hats. Designer: Hubley Dark original patin...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Books

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Iron

Room Outside: A New Approach to Garden Design - John Brookes - 1st Ed, T&H, 1969
Located in London, GB
First Edition Hardback in Dust Jacket, published by Thames & Hudson, London, 1969. Text in English. Extensively illustrated and explained with black and white photographs, diagrams ...
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1960s British Vintage Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Ward Bennett Designs for Brickel Associates (2 Volumes)
Located in New York, NY
Two catalogs presenting Ward Bennett’s product designs for Brickel Associates, published circa 1977. Bennett (1917-2003) was an influential and acclaimed artist, sculptor, interior d...
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1970s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Books

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Plastic, Paper

1970s Knoll au Louvre Hardcover Book Catalog of the Exhibition
Located in Ferndale, MI
Knoll au Louvre Catalog of the Exhibition held at Pavillon de Marsan Musee des Arts Decoratifs 107, rue de Rivoli, Paris January 12 to March 12, 1972 Hans and Florence Knoll, Mies va...
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1970s Italian Vintage Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Pierre Jeanneret / Le Corbusier "The Indian Adventure" Book About Chandigarh
Located in Stockholm, SE
Rare and collectable book about the Pierre Jeanneret & Le Corbusier's "The Indian Adventure" in Chandigarh, India. In good used condition. Published in 2010 in a limited numbers. Very sought after. LE CORBUSIER, PIERRE JEANNERET. L'Aventure Indienne / The Indian Adventure. Design, Art, Architecture. By Éric Touchaleaume and Gérald Moreau, with the collaboration of Martial Vigo. Editions Éric Touchaleaume, Architecture design du XXe siècle, Galerie 54...
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2010s French Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

El Lissitzky - A Suprematist Tale of Two Squares
Located in London, GB
Published by Tate Publications 2014 About Two Squares is a children’s book about a black square and a red square that fly to earth from afar. For Lissitzky they symbolized the supe...
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2010s British Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Vintage Reproduction Folio, Chinese Design, English, William Chambers, C.1969
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage reproduction folio, A Design of Chinese Buildings, Furniture etc. An unbound reprint of the 18th century original by Sir William...
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Late 20th Century British Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Vintage Folio, Civil Architecture, English, Sir William Chambers, Reproduction
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage folio A Treatise on the Decorative Part of Civil Architecture. An unbound reproduction of the 18th century original by Sir William Cham...
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Late 19th Century British Antique Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Vija Celmins - Works 1964-96, 1st Edition
By Vija Celmins 1
Located in London, GB
Published by The Institute Contemporary Arts, London, 1996, 1st editionPublished in celebration of Vija Celmins first Europen retrospective at the ICA London. Even thirty years after...
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1990s British Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Scaasi - A Cut Above, Arnold Scaasi
Located in London, GB
Published by Rizzoli, 1st edition, 1996 Scaasi was known for his impeccably tailored suits and glamorous evening wear and cocktail dresses trimmed with feathers, fur, sequins, or fi...
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1990s American Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

PICASSO CERAMICS and works by Jean Cocteau - 1991 Bonhams, London
Located in Rochester, NY
PICASSO CERAMICS and works by Jean Cocteau - 1991 Auction Sale Catalog - Bonhams, London. Soft cover catalog. 35 pages w/ 78 color illustrated lots w/ description. Look at all pictur...
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1990s English Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Henry Moore Sculptures in Landscape - 1978 Clarkson N. Potter - 1st Edition
Located in Rochester, NY
Henry Moore: Sculptures in Landscape - Photographs and foreward by Geoffrey Shakerly / Text by Stephen Spender / Introduction by Henry Moore - 1978 Clarkson N. Potter Publishers Inc....
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1970s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Le Corbusier Der Modulor Book, 1956
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Le Corbusier Der Modulor book. Le Corbusier published Le Modulor in 1948, followed by Modulor 2 in 1955. These works were first published in English as The Modulor in 1954 and Modulo...
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1970s French Vintage Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Dunbar For Modern: Market Notes, January 8 to January 19, 1951
Located in New York, NY
Small format brochure published in January 1951 showcasing 39 Edward Wormley designs for Dunbar Furniture, presented at the Chicago Merchandise Mart. Highlights include the Sleepy Hollow chair...
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1950s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Miro Book by Albert Skira Full Color Plates 1972
Located in New York, NY
Miro contains a collection of artworks by Joan Miro, planned and directed by by Albert Skira. The book has multiple full-color plates of Miro art, a complete account of his life and ...
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20th Century Swiss Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Gerrit Rietveld, designer and architect
Located in Waddinxveen, ZH
Gerrit Rietveld (1888 - 1964) was a Dutch designer and architect. This booklet gives an interesting insight of his life and struggles he had as an architect. The text is in Dutch,...
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Late 20th Century Dutch Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Chairs by Harry Bertoia: Knoll Associates, Inc Brochure
Located in New York, NY
Knoll brochure featuring chair (and bench) designs by Harry Bertoia but also including work by Richard Schultz, Isamu Noguchi, and Florence Knoll. Published by Knoll International in...
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1960s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Picasso's Variations On Velazquez Painting "The Maids of Honor" Abrams, 1st Ed.
By Pablo Picasso, Harry N. Abrams, Jaime Sabartés
Located in Rochester, NY
Picasso's Variations on Velazquez Painting "The Maids of Honor" And Other Recent Works - With a Personal Reflection by Jaime Sabartes - Harry N. Abrams Inc. Publishers, New York. Pub...
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1950s American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Pioneers of Modern Art in the Museum of the City of Amsterdam, 1st Edition 1961
Located in New York, NY
Pioneers of Modern Art features works from 1870 - 1960 by many artists including Van Gogh, Degas, Kirchner, Delauney, Kandinsky, Chagall, Leger, Picasso, Moholy Nagy, Le Corbusier. S...
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20th Century Dutch Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Ceramics of Picasso, Georges Ramie - 1985 Ediciones Poligrafa, S.A.
Located in Rochester, NY
Ceramics of Picasso - Georges Ramie - 1985 Ediciones Poligrafa, S.A. Printed in Spain. 1st edition. Hardover cloth book w/ original dustjacket. 223 illustrations in colour w/ text of...
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1980s Spanish Vintage Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Herbert Matter Knoll Catalog 1950 Vintage
Located in St.Petersburg, FL
A classic Knoll catalog ca' 1950 designed by Herbert Matter. Spiral bound with approx. 80 pages. Silver cover with big K Knoll logo that became a classic.
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1950s Central American Vintage Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Matisse, Plume, Crayon, Fusain, Papiers Collés
Located in London, GB
Matisse, Plume, Crayon, Fusain, Papiers Collés. Published by Éditions Cercle d’Art. A beautifully printed publication exploring the work of Henri Matisse, with a focus on pen, pencil...
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1990s French Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Kartell 1968 Catalog: Lampade e Arredamento
Located in New York, NY
November 1968 catalog for the iconic Italian design company Kartell, divided into two sections: Lamps and Furnishings. Square 8vo with printed plasticized wrappers, 55 pages, lavishl...
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1960s Italian Vintage Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

ORIGINAL 1ST EDITION 1962 BRIAN WILDSMITH SiGNED ABC CHILDREN'S BOOK
Located in GB
Royal House Antiques Royal House Antiques is delighted to offer for sale this very rare, highly collectable original 1st Edition signed Brian Wildsmith 1962 children’s A.B.C book B...
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1960s English Vintage Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Alexander Calder and His Magical Mobiles Art Book, Lipman & Aspinwal, 1st Ed.
Located in Vienna, AT
A great art book about sculptor Alexander (Sandy) Calder by Gene Lipman, a long-time friend of Calder, and Margaret Aspinwall. 1st Edition from 1981. 7.5X10.25“, 96 pages, 95 illustrations, hardcover with dust jacket. The book describes the life and career of the twentieth-century artist and includes illustrations of a variety of his works and a guide to his sculptures in museums and public spaces. It focuses on his representative mobile works and also features early wire works, commercial sculptures...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Vintage 1968 Edition Dali de Draeger by Max Gerard Book Art Table Book
Located in San Diego, CA
Incredible art table book that is enigmatic as well as unique. This book from the first edition, was limited to 1500 copies. This book is full of surprises and beauty. This copy with...
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1690s French Antique Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Knoll au Louvre Catalog 1972 Paris Exhibition Book
Located in Seguin, TX
Knoll au Louvre: Catalog of the Exhibition Held at Pavillon de Marsan Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris: January 12 to March 12, 1972. Printed in Italy. full page and double page la...
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1970s French Vintage Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Harley Davidson Rolling Sculpture Hardcover Book
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Harley Davidson Rolling Sculpture Hardcover Book by Doug Mitchel Celebration of Harley-Davidson Motorcycles.The book features full-color photography of over 100 classic and contempor...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Berge Collection, by Christie's 2009
Located in San Francisco, CA
A collection of historic documents of the greatest, most secret and legendary collections formed by private collectors in the 20th Century. The set of Auction Catalogs also includes a DVD of the entire collection. For fifty years, the couturier Yves Saint Laurent and his friend and partner Pierre Berge...
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Early 2000s American Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Vintage "Miro's Posters" Art Book Catalogued by Gloria Picazo
Located in San Diego, CA
A vintage "Miro's Posters" art book catalogued by Gloria Picazo, circa 1980. The book is in good vintage condition and measures 9.75"W x 11.5"H. #3274 The book is 269 pages with 1...
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Picasso by Gaston Diehl, Bonfini Press 1977, Printed in Italy
Located in New York, NY
Hardcover book of Picasso illustrations and paintings by Gaston Diehl, Bonfini Press 1977, printed in Italy. Text in English. This book explores the many contributing elements to Pi...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Verner Panton Book Complete Works
Located in Waddinxveen, ZH
Impressive book with regard to the life and works /designs of Verner Panton.
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Early 2000s German Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Picasso The Artist And His Model Book By Abrams Hard Cover With Lithos
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful and rare Picasso book hard cover circa 1960s with lithos that are removable and framed, nice clean condition made in Germany and Netherlands.
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20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

1962 New Furniture 6 Book
By Gerd Hatje
Located in Seguin, TX
New Furniture 6 edited by Gerd Hatje. Published by Frederic A. Praeger, New York, 1962. The sixth volume in this important series on contemporary furniture of the 1960s. Gray cloth...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Le Corbusier Der Modulor Book, 1956
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Le Corbusier Der Modulor book. Le Corbusier published Le Modulor in 1948, followed by Modulor 2 in 1955. These works were first published in English as The Modulor in 1954 and Modulo...
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1970s French Vintage Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Garry Winogrand - Winogrand Figments From The Real World
Located in London, GB
Published by The Museum of Modern Art 1990 The first comprehensive overview of the work of Garry Winogrand, contains an eloquent and important essay on the life and work of the phot...
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1990s American Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Le Corbusier Der Modulor 2 Book, 1955
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Le Corbusier Der Modulor book. Le Corbusier published Le Modulor in 1948, followed by Modulor 2 in 1955. These works were first published in English as The Modulor in 1954 and Modulo...
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1950s French Vintage Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Garry Winogrand, Winogrand 1964 Book 2002
Located in London, GB
First edition, hard cover, published by Arena Editions, New Mexico, 2002. In 1964 Garry Winogrand spent four months travelling America and taking photographs and spent the remainder...
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Canned Candies, The Exotic Women and Clothes of Paco Rabanne by Jean Clemmer
By Jean Clemmer
Located in London, GB
Canned Candies, The Exotic Women and Clothes of Paco Rabanne. Photographed by Jean Clemmer. Published by Charles Skilton Limited, 1969. A collaboration between the Parisian photog...
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1960s British Vintage Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Vintage Wooden Book-Shaped Box
Located in High Point, NC
Whimsical and unique, this wooden box shaped like a leather-bound book is sure to delight any bibliophile. A realistic and detailed appearance, hand carved in oak creates a discrete ...
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20th Century British Mid-Century Modern Books

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Wood

1986 Antoni Tàpies Book: 'Tapies i la Nova Cultura'
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Explore the artistic genius of Antoni Tàpies with this remarkable 1986 book, titled 'Tapies i la Nova Cultura,' edited by Polígrafa. This is a special illustrated edition, encapsulat...
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1980s Spanish Vintage Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Miquel Barcelo: 'Conjeturas sobre Vasijas' - Special Large Edition Book
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Dive into the captivating world of Miquel Barceló's ceramic art with this extraordinary special edition book titled 'Conjeturas sobre Vasijas.' Published in 2008, this book is a test...
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Early 2000s Spanish Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Terra: Miquel Arnal's Stunning Photo Book
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Immerse yourself in the world's natural wonders with "Terra," a captivating photo book by the renowned photographer Miquel Arnal. This exquisite collection showcases the timeless bea...
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1990s Spanish Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Mid-century Modern books for sale on 1stDibs.

Find a broad range of unique Mid-Century Modern books for sale on 1stDibs. Many of these items were first offered in the 21st Century and Contemporary, but contemporary artisans have continued to produce works inspired by this style. If you’re looking to add vintage books created in this style to your space, the works available on 1stDibs include more furniture and collectibles, wall decorations, decorative objects and other home furnishings, frequently crafted with paper, metal and other materials. If you’re shopping for used Mid-Century Modern books made in a specific country, there are North America, Europe, and United States pieces for sale on 1stDibs. While there are many designers and brands associated with original books, popular names associated with this style include Le Corbusier, Lord Snowdon, Charlotte Perriand, and Pablo Picasso. It’s true that these talented designers have at times inspired knockoffs, but our experienced specialists have partnered with only top vetted sellers to offer authentic pieces that come with a buyer protection guarantee. Prices for books differ depending upon multiple factors, including designer, materials, construction methods, condition and provenance. On 1stDibs, the price for these items starts at $44 and tops out at $17,000 while the average work can sell for $307.

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