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The Art of Architecture Exhibitions, FEIREISS, Kristin (editor)
41 FEIREISS, Kristin (editor) The Art of Architecture Exhibitions
80884 Rotterdam NAi Publishers 2001 9056622048 / 9789056622046 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
The creator of this work, editor Kristin Feireiss, has gathered accounts and photos of architectural exhibitions by noted architects such as Jean-Louis Cohen, Hani Rashid, Daniel Libeskind and others. The book is divided into two sections: Essays, and Netherlands Architecture Institute Exhibitions. With copious color and black & white photos. --- This quality softcover edition in stiff wraps with flaps. --- The prior owner's information is inked to first page, along with a few discreet underlinings in pencil, else a clean, bright, firm copy.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 143 pages 
Price: 65.00 USD
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The Beat of the Drum and the Whoop of the Dance: A Study of the Life and Work of Joseph Henry Sharp, FENN, Forrest
42 FENN, Forrest The Beat of the Drum and the Whoop of the Dance: A Study of the Life and Work of Joseph Henry Sharp
81082 Santa Fe, New Mexico Fenn Publishing Co. 1983 0937634069 / 9780937634066 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
A biography and presentation of the art of Joseph Henry Sharp (1859-1953), a noted painter who was based in Taos, New Mexico. Establishing a studio in Taos in 1909, Mr. Sharp was one of the earliest artists to take residence there, and was a founding member of the Taos Society of Artists. This work includes 212 portraits of Indians, his chief area of interest. Also included are landscapes and still-lifes. --- Stated First Printing, inscribed and signed by the author. --- In brown cloth-covered hardcovers with images of Indian on cover and spine; artist facsimile signature and titling in gilt and brown. Printed on quality coated papers and with colorful marbled paper endpapers. Jacket features Sharp painting of a group of Indians on cover; is covered in transparent plastic skin. --- With Fenn Gallery's sticker to front paste-down, else a bright, clean, sound copy. Bright jacket with sunned (but readable) spine and very light rubbing, else nice.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 359 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 257.50 USD
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Norman Rockwell's America, FINCH, Christopher
43 FINCH, Christopher Norman Rockwell's America
77760 New York Reader's Digest/Harry N. Abrams 1976 0810904543 / 9780810904545 Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket 
Attractively produced volume provides the life story and showcases the artwork of Norman Rockwell with over 659 illustrations, 129 in full color (many of which fold out). Included are numerous photos of the artist at work and in his everyday life. Also provided are dozens of examples of his artwork. This Reader's Digest edition followed the 1975 publication of this work by Harry N. Abrams. --- Painter and illustrator Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) became famous for his Saturday Evening Post magazine covers, the subjects of which were often ordinary Americans painted in realistic style. He was dismissed as a mere illustrator by many in the art world, but with time has developed a wide, appreciative following as a truly great painter. --- In full bright red cloth-covered boards with silver and blue foil titling on cover & spine. Jacket features Rockwell image on front. --- This Near Fine volume is clean, bright and unmarked, inside and out. Jacket with a couple of tape-repaired tears at edges & with minor chafing and rubbing; is otherwise nice.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 313 pages 
Price: 34.00 USD
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John James Audubon, FORD, Alice
44 FORD, Alice John James Audubon
78869 Norman University of Oklahoma Press 1964 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Stated first edition, copyright page. A biography of the noted naturalist and painter. Includes numerous b&w plates, showing both Audubon's famous bird and wildlife paintings, as well as portraits by Mr. Audubon and others. Color frontis illustration of Great Blue Heron. --- In full beige cloth-covered boards w/titling in gilt on black spine block; binder's blue topstain. Lacks the dust jacket. --- Top edge has been exposed to dampness resulting in waterspotting, but this doesn't affect the pages themselves. Prior owner's signatures on a few leaves near the front of the volume; else a bright, firm, clean copy. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xiv, 488 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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Fontaine Fox's Toonerville Trolley, FOX, Fontaine (creator); GALEWITZ, Herb; WINSLOW, Don (compilers)
45 FOX, Fontaine (creator); GALEWITZ, Herb; WINSLOW, Don (compilers) Fontaine Fox's Toonerville Trolley
79459 New York Weathervane Books 1972 0517165430 / 9780517165430 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
A complilation of some of the best from Fontaine Fox's popular newspaper cartoon known as "Toonerville Folks", which featured his Toonerville Trolley. The cartoon strip ran for about 40 years in the 20th century. All cartoons in black and white. --- In yellow paper-covered boards backed in green cloth, gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with bright color cartoons on front and back. --- With just a little wear to edges of cloth; interior is clean, firm and unmarked. Good only jacket with tears (especially at spine ends) and a little discoloration.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 184 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Louis Agassiz Fuertes & the Singular Beauty of Birds, FUERTES, Louis Agassiz (art); MARCHAM, Frederick George (editor)
46 FUERTES, Louis Agassiz (art); MARCHAM, Frederick George (editor) Louis Agassiz Fuertes & the Singular Beauty of Birds
79816 New York Harper & Row, Publishers 1971 0060127759 / 9780060127756 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
First Edition. A collection of the splendid bird paintings of the American ornithologist Louis Agassiz Fuentes (1874-1927) are reproduced in this oversized folio reprint edition (11 in. wide x 14-1/4 in. tall). His paintings capture the beauty of these creatures, and are noted for their biological accuracy. Included are 60 full-page color plates, as well as drawings by Mr. Fuentes and excerpts from his letters. With a foreword by Dean Amadon, introduction by Roger Tory Peterson and a biographical essay by Frederick George Marcham, who edited this work. --- In full cream cloth-covered boards with woodcock-like images blindstamped to cover, gilt-stamped spine titling. White jacket with 1908 color Fuentes image of Great Blue Heron on cover, others on back. --- A clean, bright, firm copy but with shallow crease to at least one leaf. Price-clipped dust jacket with a little rubbing, otherwise bright, clean and in removable archival mylar protector.; Folio (13 to 23 in. tall); xi, 220 pages 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Winslow Homer. American Artist: His World and His Art, GARDNER, Albert Ten Eyck
47 GARDNER, Albert Ten Eyck Winslow Homer. American Artist: His World and His Art
75431 New York Bramhall House 1961 Hardcover Good+ in Good dust jacket 
The life and amazing artwork of Winslow Homer (1836-1910) are both detailed here. With numerous color plates, and many b&w reproductions of the artist's work. Volume is in full green cloth-covered boards with gilt titling on cover and spine. In jacket with color reproductions on front and back of Mr. Homer's work. --- Volume is slightly bowed, and cover is creased. Soiling to textblock edges. Interior is clean and lacks markings. Dust jacket with chipping and tears along edges, especially at spine ends. --- Mr. Homer gained notoriety as an illustrator but as he gained fame he evolved toward paintings as works of art. This is a very handsome, though slightly damaged, representation of his life and work. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; xiv, 263 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Writings of a Savage, GAUGUIN, Paul; GUERIN, Daniel (editor)
48 GAUGUIN, Paul; GUERIN, Daniel (editor) Writings of a Savage
74086 New York The Viking Press 1978 BCE Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Book club edition. In tan leatherette and orange paper-covered boards, with lettering in black on spine. Interior clean, bright and firm. Dust jacket has tears and chafing at extremities, with lightly sunned spine. The famous French painter was also quite the writer; this volume includes '...collection of his letters, articles, books and journals...'. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Architecture (Appreciation of the Arts, Vol. I), GAULDIE, Sinclair
49 GAULDIE, Sinclair Architecture (Appreciation of the Arts, Vol. I)
80877 New York Oxford University Press 1969 0192119028 / 9780192119025 Softcover Good with no dust jacket 
In this work, the author explains the balance in architecture of a building's functional, structural and aesthetic qualities. With black & white drawings and photos throughout. Volume I in publisher's "Appreciation of the Arts" series. --- In grey wraps, with abstract artwork on front and back. --- The cover had detached from the spine, but has been carefully re-attached prior to this listing, and with a few stray pencilings and prior owner's mark to inside front cover, otherwise a sound copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall) ; (12), 193 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Flemish Cities: Their History and Art, GAUNT, William
50 GAUNT, William Flemish Cities: Their History and Art
75370 New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1969 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
The history, art and architecture of four Flemish cities is examined here: Bruges, Ghent, Antwerp and Brussels. In grey buckram cloth-covered boards with titling in maroon on spine. Interior features dozens of photos, mostly in b&w but a few in full color by Wim Swaan and others. Lacks a dust jacket. A clean, firm, bright copy; but with a slight bit of unraveling at a cover corner. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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American Impressionism, Gerdts, William H.; Henry Art Gallery
51 Gerdts, William H.; Henry Art Gallery American Impressionism
60143 Seattle, Washington U.S.A. Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington 1980 0935558004 / 9780935558005 Hardcover Fair in Good dust jacket 
Impressive collection of American impressionist paintings in a copy that has been exposed to dampness and is rippled throughout. The damage has not affected page quality; none are stuck to each other but damage is unmistakable. Beginnings of spine crack pg. 96. Nonetheless, is a beautiful book chock full of gorgeous reproductions of American artists' impressionist paintings. 10-1/4" H x 10-1/4" W; 179 pgs. w/index. Dust jacket w/water staining, back cover; outer clear plastic lamination separating from underlying printed paper in a few spots, front cover. ; 60143; 10-1/4" H x 10-1/4" W 
Price: 19.00 USD
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Popular Home Decoration New Revised Edition, GILLIES, Mary Davis
52 GILLIES, Mary Davis Popular Home Decoration New Revised Edition
74853 New York Wm. H. Wise & Co., Inc. 1949 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Revised edition (not a first edition) of work first published 1940. The author was interiors and architectural editor at McCall's Magazine. With numerous color and b&w photos along with drawings to present the very latest (for 1949) in design and home decor styles. In full grey cloth-covered boards with navy decorations and lettering on cover and spine. With minor edge discoloration. Endpapers yellowed, interior pages still bright and unmarked. Jacket with light chipping at extremities and with small tears; has retained its dark green colors well; in removable archival mylar protector. --- An interesting look at home decorating norms and fashions from the late 1940s in a well-preserved volume. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 374 pages 
Price: 42.50 USD
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The West of the Imagination (The Companion to the PBS Series), GOETZMANN, William H.; GOETZMANN, William N.
53 GOETZMANN, William H.; GOETZMANN, William N. The West of the Imagination (The Companion to the PBS Series)
81021 New York W. W. Norton & Company 1986 0393023702 / 9780393023701 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
A first edition of this companion volume to the PBS series of the same name. In this volume, the history the American West is presented ". . .through the eyes of artists." With dozens of black & white and color photos of representative paintings, sculptures and other art objects. --- In full reddish-brown cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with wrap-around color Thomas Moran work, "The Mirage". --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy but with small soiled spot to title page. Unclipped jacket with small creases and indentations, else bright and otherwise undamaged.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); xviii, 458 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Michelangelo: Paintings - Sculptures - Architecture, GOLDSCHEIDER, Ludwig
54 GOLDSCHEIDER, Ludwig Michelangelo: Paintings - Sculptures - Architecture
78142 Greenwich, Connecticut Phaidon Publishers, Inc. 1964 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
1963 reprint of the fourth edition. The great artist's works are illustrated here in this hefty volume. With 400 b&w and color illustrations (some fold-out) of the paintings, sculptures and buildings designed by Michelangelo. --- In woven brown and off-white cloth; decorations and titling on cover and spine in brown. Jacket with close-up of the Pietà. --- Pronounced cover corner bumps & corresponding creases to interior leaves; else a bright, firm copy. Jacket with chips and small tears; is intact and complete with orig. $9.50 flap price. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 264 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Watercolor Bold & Free, GOLDSMITH, Lawrence C.
55 GOLDSMITH, Lawrence C. Watercolor Bold & Free
78483 New York Watson-Guptill Publications 1983 0823056546 / 9780823056545 Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
Noted American artist Lawrence Goldsmith provides insights into producing creative watercolors in this oversize work. With 64 full-color plates. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards w/silver-stamped titling on cover and spine. Jacket with bright image of author's work. --- With coffee/tea stains to endpapers and textblock edge, else clean, bright and unmarked. Jacket with minor rippling to edges. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Andy Goldsworthy: A Collaboration with Nature, GOLDSWORTHY, Andy
56 GOLDSWORTHY, Andy Andy Goldsworthy: A Collaboration with Nature
81212 New York Harry N. Abrams 1990 0810933519 / 9780810933514 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
A first edition of the creations of English-born artist Andy Goldsworthy. The artist uses entirely natural objects to create his art: from sticks, flowers and leaves to rocks, snow and icicles. Most of the creations are captioned with a brief description of the techniques used. With 120 full-color photographs. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Unpaginated (about 120 pp.). Jacket with images of Goldsworth creations on front and back. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking apparent damages. Jacket with faint crease and a hint of rubbing, else bright and in good shape.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); [c.120] pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Winslow Homer, GOODRICH, Lloyd
57 GOODRICH, Lloyd Winslow Homer
80969 New York George Braziller, Inc. 1959 Softcover Very Good 
A softcover guide to the paintings of the great Winslow Homer. With over 80 reproductions, 16 of which are in full color. --- In stiff white wraps with Homer's "Eight Bells" on cover, along with photographic portrait of Homer. No edition number is specified. --- A clean, bright copy but with slight cover soiling.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 127 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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John Gould's Birds, GOULD, John (art); LAMBOURNE, Maureen (biographical essay)
58 GOULD, John (art); LAMBOURNE, Maureen (biographical essay) John Gould's Birds
79815 New York A & W Publishers, Inc. 1981 0894790889 / 9780894790881 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Many of the splendid bird paintings of British ornithologist John Gould (1804-1881) are reproduced in this oversized folio reprint edition (11 in. wide x 13-3/4 in. tall). The art works are taken from his monumental "Birds of Great Britain", first published between 1862 and 1873. With a biographical article by Maureen Lambourne, with black and white illustrations depicting people and scenes from Mr. Gould's life. --- In full red paper covers w/white spine titling. Yellow jacket with representative Gould art on front and back. --- With a bump to lower front cover corner, else a clean, bright, firm copy. Dust jacket bears original flap prices, with a little chafing to head of spine and with sunning to spine (though titling is readable), otherwise bright and clean; in removable archival mylar protector.; Folio (13 to 23 in. tall); 239 pages 
Price: 52.50 USD
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The Arts of the South Pacific  (The Arts of Mankind series), GUIART, Jean
59 GUIART, Jean The Arts of the South Pacific (The Arts of Mankind series)
80080 New York Golden Press 1963 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
This hefty English language work offers a detailed survey in words and photos of the art of the past and present civilizations of the islands of the South Pacific. With dozens of black and white photos as well as many in color; many of which fold out to multiple pages. Also included are maps of the regions studied. Translated (presumably from the French) by Anthony Christie. An entry in The Arts of Mankind series, edited by noted French author and art critic André Malraux and by Georges Salles. Edition number not stated. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. with white satin ribbon bookmark. Volume wrapped in pictorial dust jacket. --- A firm copy with dampstains to fore-edge of some leaves, a little yellowing to edges of leaves, otherwise lacking obvious damages. Good only dust jacket with multiple tears and chips; protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); (viii), 461 pages 
Price: 29.50 USD
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Norman Rockwell Illustrator, GUPTILL, Arthur L.
60 GUPTILL, Arthur L. Norman Rockwell Illustrator
76871 New York Watson-Guptill Publications 1972 0070252130 / 9780070252134 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Stated Seventh Printing, 1972. A wide-ranging depiction of both the life of the great painter, and some of his artwork. With a preface by Dorothy Canfield Fisher and an introduction by Jack Alexander. With 437 illustrations (43 in color), plus 250 Saturday Evening Post covers in black & white. The author takes an 'over-the-shoulder' look at Rockwell's life, and his techniques. --- Volume in full navy cloth-covered boards titling gilt-stamped on cover and spine, and w/Mr. Rockwell's distinctive 'NR' gilt-stamped on cover. Jacket with famous Rockwell paintings on front and back. Original $17.50 flap price intact. --- A clean, firm copy lacking interior markings. Dust jacket with chipping and small tears along edges, in removable archival mylar protector. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 208 pages 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Victorian Delights  Reflections of Taste in the Nineteenth Century, HADFIELD, John
61 HADFIELD, John Victorian Delights Reflections of Taste in the Nineteenth Century
73739 New York New Amsterdam Books 1987 0941533026 / 9780941533027 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
In pale blue paper-covered boards with titling in gilt on spine. With color and black and white photos and illustrations scattered throughout. Includes foreward by the author. Covers bumped, otherwise a clean, undamaged copy. Dust jacket bears orig. $24.95 flap price; is in very nice condition. Compilied by the editor of Britain's 'The Saturday Book'; this volume looks at 'popular art forms of the nineteenth century.' ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 128 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Vinnie Ream: The Story of the Girl Who Sculptured Lincoln, HALL, Gordon Langley
62 HALL, Gordon Langley Vinnie Ream: The Story of the Girl Who Sculptured Lincoln
81074 New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1963 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Stated first edition, copyright page. A biography of Vinnie Ream (1847-1914), who gained fame for her sculpture of Abraham Lincoln. Despite her rather limited experience, she was allowed to model Lincoln's head; her completed sculpture now is located in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol in Washington. --- In full rose paper-covered boards with image of the subject in black on cover (repeated on jacket). Dust jacket bears $3.50 flap price. --- With prior owners' signatures to front free endpaper and a spot of soiling to front cover, else a clean, sound copy. Jacket with a few small tears to edges, light soiling to back cover, otherwise intact and bright.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 149 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Trollope and His Illustrators, HALL, N. John
63 HALL, N. John Trollope and His Illustrators
78604 London The Macmillan Press Ltd. 1980 0333262972 / 9780333262979 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First edition (statement on copyright page: "First published 1980"). Dozens of extraordinary black & white illustrations that accompanied the many works of fiction by Anthony Trollope are combined in this volume. Includes works by John Everett Millais, Hablot Knight Brown (a/k/a "Phiz"), E. Taylor, Mary Ellen Edwards, George Housman Thomas, Marcus Stone and others. In this work, Trollope scholar N. John Hall combines the drawings with biographical and bibliogical data. With extensive endnotes and index. --- In full brown cloth-covered hardcovers w/gilt-stamped spine titling, green topstain. Heavy, high quality interior leaves. Green jacket with sample illustrations on front and back. Macmillan £20-00 net flap sticker. --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy lacking obvious damages. Jacket with hint of rubbing, else undamaged and in removable mylar protector. Scarce in this edition. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xiv, 175 pages 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Van Gogh: 25 Masterworks, HAMMACHER, A. M. (text)
64 HAMMACHER, A. M. (text) Van Gogh: 25 Masterworks
80628 New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1984 0810922770 / 9780810922778 Softcover Very Good 
25 full-color examples of the artistry of Vincent Van Gogh are presented in this softcover work. Oversized (11.5 in. wide x 16 in. tall), with the prints also in those measurements. With biographical notes, black & white photos of additional Van Gogh works, and technique explanations by A. M. Hammacher. --- With the artist's "The Postman Roulin" on front and back covers. --- A clean, firm, bright copy but with a little chafing to cover edges, slight cover soiling. (Due to the size of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.) ; Folio (13 to 23 in. tall) ; 64 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Designing Design, HARA, Kenya
65 HARA, Kenya Designing Design
81119 Baden, Switzerland Lars Müller Publishers 2007 303778105X / 9783037781050 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
The work of prominent Japanese graphic designer Kenya Hara is offered in this deluxe edition. Kenya Hara has served as the art director for Japan's MUJI, a consumer goods seller known for their minimalist designs. With numerous color photos and drawings, many of which feature MUJI products or ads. --- In silky off-white cloth-covered boards with cover and spine titling in white. Minimalist jacket with black titling, oversize flaps. --- About Near Fine: clean, bright and unmarked but with slight soiling to lower textblock edge. Jacket with scratches to back cover and slight creasing to edges; otherwise in excellent shape.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 467 pages 
Price: 155.00 USD
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Glass of the Caesars, HARDEN, Donald B.
66 HARDEN, Donald B. Glass of the Caesars
80864 Milan Olivetti 1987 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
A selection of glass items of varying types, which have been recovered from archeological digs and other ancient sources. This work serves as a catalog of glass artifacts, which were displayed at the Corning Museum of Glass (Corning, NY), The British Museum (London), and Römish-Germanisches Museum (Cologne). Principal photographer Mario Carrieri and others have supplied about 161 color photos; with accompanying drawings of each as well as descriptions. --- In blue covers with 4 photos of glass busts of Caesar on cover. Printed on quality, coated papers. Back matter includes bibliography, glossary of glass making terms, and index. --- With insignificant cover creases, a couple of dots of soiling to rear endpapers; else a clean, unmarked copy. A beautifully-designed work, in a very nice copy.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); xv, 313 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Honoré Daumier: Selected Works, HARRIS, Bruce & Seena (editors)
67 HARRIS, Bruce & Seena (editors) Honoré Daumier: Selected Works
80378 New York Bounty Books 1969 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
A selection of over 200 drawings, lithographs and sculptures of the prolific French artist Honoré Daumier (1808-1879). Daumier's forte was satire, and there are plenty of examples of such work in this volume. Includes an "appreciation" by Frank and Dorothy Getlein. --- In full rust cloth-covered boards with Daumier facsimile signature blindstamped on cover; titling on spine in black. Jacket with Daumier illustrations on front and back. --- A clean, sound copy but with a hint of sunning to spine and slight dampstain near head of spine. Dust jacket with small amount of chipping and some yellowing, otherwise intact.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); xiii, 209 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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The Art of Toulouse-Lautrec, HARRIS, Nathaniel
68 HARRIS, Nathaniel The Art of Toulouse-Lautrec
78485 New York Excalibur Books 1981 0896730891 / 9780896730892 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
The life and art of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec are detailed in this oversize work. With full-color plates throughout. Examples of the artist's work at endpapers and on covers of both book and jacket. --- In bright pictorial paper-covered boards. A clean, firm copy lacking significant damages (though jacket with moderate edge creasing). ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 80 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Frank Lloyd Wright, HART, Spencer
69 HART, Spencer Frank Lloyd Wright
81101 New York Barnes & Noble Books 1993 156619184X / 9781566191845 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket 
A guide to the life and work of the noted American architect. With over 100 color and black & white photos. --- In black paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with representative images from the book. --- With a little chafing to cover edges & prior owner's signature to front free endpaper, otherwise a bright, firm copy. Jacket with a 2-inch tear near head of spine; is lightly sunned but otherwise intact and bright.; Oblong Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 128 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Treasures of the Old West: Paintings and Sculpture from the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, HASSRICK, Peter H.
70 HASSRICK, Peter H. Treasures of the Old West: Paintings and Sculpture from the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art
80324 New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1984 0810917815 / 9780810917811 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
A wide-ranging array of paintings and sculptures from Tulsa's Gilcrease Institute, as exhibited at both the Denver Art Museum and the Buffalo Bill Historical Center of Cody, Wyoming. Noted Western American artists are represented, including Albert Bierstadt, George Catlin, Alfred Jacob Miller, Frederic Remington and many others. With 41 full-color plates and 49 duotone (b&w) illustrations. The art is accompanied by descriptions by Peter H. Hassrick, director of the Buffalo Bill Center. --- In gold cloth-covered boards with spine titling in maroon. Jacket with representative paintings on both front and back covers. --- A Near Fine copy, lacking obvious damages; jacket also lacking notable damages.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 127 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Architecture for Beginners, HELLMAN, Louis
71 HELLMAN, Louis Architecture for Beginners
80876 New York Writers & Readers Publishing, Inc. 1988 0863160417 / 9780863160417 Trade Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
A basic introduction to architecture, presented comic-book style with lots of black & white illustrations by the author. --- In red and yellow wraps, with artwork on front and back. Generally, a clean, sound copy but with some pencilings here and there, and prior owner's mark to inside of cover.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); (6), 210, (6) pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Life and Work of Winslow Homer, HENDRICKS, Gordon
72 HENDRICKS, Gordon The Life and Work of Winslow Homer
77269 New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1979 0810910632 / 9780810910638 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First Edition. A handsome, hefty volume, displaying some of the best work of master painter Winslow Homer. With 440 illustrations, 68 of which are full color. His life story is told here by author, alongside the artwork, sketches, drawings and photos. --- In full tan cloth-covered boards with titling stamped in navy blue on cover and spine. Dark blue endpapers. Jacket features a detail from one of the artist's seagoing works. With bibliography and index. --- The book had been presented by a group of people as a gift and is incribed by them on the half title page; with many fingerprints on front free endpaper; otherwise a bright, clean, otherwise undamaged copy. Jacket with back cover rubbing; is otherwise nice. (NOTE: Due to the weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested for any shipment other than by Media Mail in the US.) ; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 345 pages 
Price: 113.00 USD
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Horizon January 1959 Volume I, Number 3, Horizon, Editors of
73 Horizon, Editors of Horizon January 1959 Volume I, Number 3
72778 New York American Horizon 1959 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Horizon, billed as "A Magazine of the Arts", published in hardcover format. This issue features the famous George Plimpton interview with Ernest Hemingway in which Mr. Hemingway compared his writing style to an iceberg, with much of the weight of the story or novel to be unspoken, but right there below the surface. Also includes articles on the arts, music, painting, San Francisco, etc. In good shape but for dime-sized section of cover art which has been peeled off, sm oily stain, back cover. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 144 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Steel-engraved Book Illustration in England, HUNNISETT, Basil
74 HUNNISETT, Basil Steel-engraved Book Illustration in England
74693 Boston David R. Godine 1980 0879233222 / 9780879233228 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition. In full bright blue cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt on black block on spine. Interior bears numerous examples of steel engravings; as well as reproduced letters and published notices; leaves are of heavy, high-quality papers. With prior owner's signature, front pastedown; otherwise a clean, bright copy. Jacket with minor creases at edges, bears orig. $40 flap price and in removable archival mylar protector. --- Author's work focuses on the sometimes disparaged steel engraving, which became common in the 19th century. Special attention is paid to the early history of steel engravings, some of the better engravers and artists who utilized the method, and aid with identification issues. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 263 pages 
Price: 32.50 USD
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Larousse Encyclopedia of Renaissance and Baroque Art Art and Mankind, HUYGHE, René (General Editor)
75 HUYGHE, René (General Editor) Larousse Encyclopedia of Renaissance and Baroque Art Art and Mankind
76129 New York Prometheus Press 1964 Hard Cover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
A hefty guide to the genres of art and architecture produced from the 15th through the 18th centuries, principally in Western Europe. Volume has color and b&w photos throughout. In full black cloth-covered hardcovers with titling in gilt on spine and blindstamped coin design on front cover. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A firm, unmarked copy in very nice condition but a touch of fading to spine. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 444 pages 
Price: 21.00 USD
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Grünewald, HUYSMANS, J. K.
76 HUYSMANS, J. K. Grünewald
81209 Oxford/New York Phaidon Press Limited/E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1976 0714817511 / 9780714817514 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
The paintings of Matthias Grünewald (1470/5-1528) are presented in this oversized hardcover. With 48 full-page, full color plates. Includes an essay by J. K. Huysmans. --- In brown paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features color detail from Grünewald's Isenheim altarpiece. --- A clean, unmarked, sturdy copy lacking damages worthy of mention. Unclipped jacket is bright but with small tear and creasing to edges.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 16, (48) pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Japanese Prints from 1700 to 1900, ILLING, Richard
77 ILLING, Richard Japanese Prints from 1700 to 1900
79893 Oxford/New York Phaidon Press Limited/E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1978 0714816833 / 9780714816838 Softcover Very Good 
1978 reprint. An anthology of Japanese woodblock prints, first printed from 1700 to 1900, presented in this oversize (11.5 in. wide x 16.25 in. tall), sewn softcover. The illustrations are spread over 96 pages and are predominantly in color. Most are full-page, but some pages with 2 or 3 images per page and a few are spread across two pages. The subjects vary from depictions of courtesans to outdoor scenes. --- The prints are bright, unmarked, and suitable for framing. The book has chafing to wraps and a little creasing; is otherwise undamaged.; Folio (13 to 23 in. tall); (16), 96 pages 
Price: 26.00 USD
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Later Japanese Prints, ILLING, Richard
78 ILLING, Richard Later Japanese Prints
79889 Oxford/New York Phaidon Press Limited/E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1978 0714818534 / 9780714818535 Softcover Very Good 
An anthology of 19th and 20th Century Japanese woodblock prints, presented in this oversize (11.5 in. wide x 16.25 in. tall), sewn softcover bearing 65 illustrations, of which 33 are in color. The subjects vary from Japanese heroes vanquishing demons to depictions of wildlife in nature. Selected and introduced by Richard Illing. --- The prints are bright, unmarked and suitable for framing. The book has minor cover creasing and chafing; otherwise undamaged.; Folio (13 to 23 in. tall); (8), 64 pages 
Price: 28.00 USD
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The Glory of Opera, JEFFERSON, Alan
79 JEFFERSON, Alan The Glory of Opera
79450 New York/Exeter, England G. P. Putnam's Sons/Webb & Bower Limited 1976 0399117717 / 9780399117718 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Some of the high spots and historical productions of the art of opera are presented in this American edition of a work first published in the U.K. A large section is devoted to the world's greatest singers and operas. With black & white and color photos and drawings throughout. Indexed. --- In full burgundy cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped spine titling. Dust jacket with a wrap-around color photo of "La Gioconda" being performed in Verona. --- With a touch of wear to cover edges, else a clean, firm, bright copy lacking additional apparent damages. Jacket with some rubbing and a few small tears to edges, otherwise nice and with unclipped flap price.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Art of the Steppes, JETTMAR, Karl
80 JETTMAR, Karl Art of the Steppes
78469 New York Crown Publishers, Inc. 1967 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Works of art recovered ". . .from the ancient burial-grounds of southern Russia and Siberia" are presented in this work which as first published in 1964. Translation into English by Ann E. Keep. With 54 tipped in color plates, as well as 141 black & white illustrations. --- In full rust cloth-covered boards. Jacket with color photo examples of artwork on front and back. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy. Jacket with small tear to lower rear cover edge, else clean and bright. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 272 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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