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New Acquisitions

Seven leaves of hand-painted wallpaper designs
19th century


Prize-winning nineteenth-century designs.

Study for a bas-relief sculpture for Las Cristalerías Rigolleau
Urbici Soler - 1928


A pencil and gouache study for an overdoor panel at the Rigolleau company's new building, Buenos Aires.

Two Mexican Communist Flyers
1939


Unrecorded ephemera documenting the crisis in the Partido Comunista Mexicano following the Soviet-German nonagression pact.

…de Pe a Pa
Celina Uralde - 1962


Experimental poetry by Celina Uralde with cover illus. and prologue by Gyula Kosice.

Catalogue of Summer Session
California School of Fine Arts - 1921


Fine example of the dialogue between Californian and Mexican modernisms.

71 Modern Argentinian Architecture Photographs
José Delpini - 1937-1956


Exceptional photographic survey of a groundbreaking Argentinian architect and engineer.

Instruction chrétienne pour l’éducation des filles
(Francoise d’Aubigné) - 1687


On the Christian education of girls, dedicated to the scandalous second wife of Louis XIV, the Madame de Maintenon.

The Great Latour Leap for Life


Late 19th-century trade card for acrobat Marie Latour.

65th Commemoration, Paris Commune, at Webster Hall
1938


Sinfonet
1982


Claiming to be the first computer program for matching users based on sexual preference. Not in OCLC.

Sous La Cagoule: À Fresnes, Prison-Modèle
Jeanne Humbert - 1933


Anarchist, pacifist, and sexual liberation activist Humbert's rare second book about her experience in French prisons.

On the Question of Homosexuals and the Party
ca. 1973


Marxist Leninist repudiation of homosexuality documents the mixed history of communism and LGBTQ rights.

Album Surrealista de Ovarina Merck
Delia Ingenieros - 1938-1941


Surrealist scrapbook by the Argentinian microbiologist, magician, and Borges associate, Delia Ingenieros.

Collection of 31 photographs of Chilean modern dance pioneer Andrée Haas
ca. 1930-1940


Vintage photos of the founder of Chile's first modern dance program.

Proceedings of the First International Congress of African Culture
1962


Full transcripts and plates of delegates' presentations on African arts, music and dance; incl. Felix Idubor, Vincent Kofi, and Alfred Barr.

Museo Tecnologico C.F.E
1972


Rare photobook promoting arts and technology programming at the Museo Tecnológico, Mexico City.

Progressive Canton
Canton Municipality - 1921


English guide to the modernizing of Canton's architecture and infrastructure by Sun Yat-Sen's revolutionary Republic of China.

Women

A Featured Collection

Latin America

A Featured Collection

Modernism

A Featured Collection

Ephemera and Oddities

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