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Art: A New History, JOHNSON, Paul
81 JOHNSON, Paul Art: A New History
60480 London Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd 2003 0297829289 / 9780297829287 Hard Cover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Famed historian turns his eye to art in this beautifully produced history. First Edition. Covering earliest drawings on cave walls to modernist offerings. Dotted throughout with color photos, this is a treasure. 774 pgs., full index. In newish condition, slight rubbing, lower edges; else no damages. Orig. £25.00 DJ flap price unclipped.; 60480; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; 774 pages 
Price: 29.50 USD
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Grandma Moses, KALLIR, Otto
82 KALLIR, Otto Grandma Moses
78843 New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1974 0810901668 / 9780810901667 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
This hefty volume tells the story of Grandma Moses (Anna Mary Robertson Moses), who rose to fame at age 71 and persisted until her death at age 101. Includes a biography of Moses as an artist, as well as 253 large-size illustrations (135 in full color) and 1203 documentary illustrations depicting her substantial life's work. --- In dark green paper-covered boards backed in wheat color cloth. Jacket features traditional winter scene by Moses. --- With beginnings of a crack near title page; else a firm, bright copy. Jacket with minor discoloration. ; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 360 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Point and Line to Plane   (Dover Fine Art, History of Art series), KANDINSKY, Wassily
83 KANDINSKY, Wassily Point and Line to Plane (Dover Fine Art, History of Art series)
80966 New York Dover Publications, Inc. 1979 0486238083 / 9780486238081 Softcover Fine 
Per the back cover, ". . .one of the most influential books in 20th-century art. . .a detailed exposition of the inner dynamics on non-objective painting." A reprint edition of the original 1947 Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation edition. --- In stiff wraps with representative painting on front cover. --- A bright, newish copy lacking noticeable damages.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 146, (32) pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Bird Illustrated, 1550-1900: From the Collections of the New York Public Library, KASTNER, Joseph (text)
84 KASTNER, Joseph (text) The Bird Illustrated, 1550-1900: From the Collections of the New York Public Library
80227 New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1988 0810907461 / 9780810907461 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
A presentation of 45 color plates and 54 duotone photographs by an assortment of noted ornithological artists such as Thomas Bewick and Mark Catesby. The illustrations (taken from collections of the New York Public Library) are accompanied by descriptions of the species shown by Joseph Kastner, and with commentaries by Miriam T. Gross. Introduction by Roger Tory Peterson. --- In white cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped image of heron-like bird with a snake in its beak on cover; gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with color illustrations on front and back. --- With rubberstamped remainder mark to lower textblock edge, otherwise a clean, firm, bright copy lacking obvious damages. Bright jacket with slight rubbing; else nice.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall) ; 128 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Prints and Drawings of Käthe Kollwitz, KOLLWITZ, Käthe (art); ZIGROSSER, Carl (selector and with introduction)
85 KOLLWITZ, Käthe (art); ZIGROSSER, Carl (selector and with introduction) Prints and Drawings of Käthe Kollwitz
79907 New York Dover Publications 1969 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A reprint portfolio of prints by the German artist Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945) bound into this oversize sewn softcover. Includes 83 illustrations, consisting of her prints, woodcuts and drawings which explore a wide range of human emotion. Works selected, and with an introduction, by Carl Zigrosser. --- In wraps, with Kollwitz self portrait on cover. Volume measures 11 in. wide x 13.75 in. tall. --- A clean, firm copy but with minor chafing to cover edges.; Folio 13" - 23" tall; xxxii, (72) pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Birds of the Eastern Forest: 1, LANSDOWNE, J. Fenwick (paintings); LIVINGSTON, John A. (text)
86 LANSDOWNE, J. Fenwick (paintings); LIVINGSTON, John A. (text) Birds of the Eastern Forest: 1
79811 Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1977 0395078881 / 9780395078884 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
The exquisite bird paintings of James Fenwick Lansdowne are reproduced in this oversized folio reprint edition (10 in. wide x 13-1/4 in. tall). A sequel to the artist's Birds of the Northern Forest, this book contains 52 full color plates of eastern North American birds along with pencil sketches. Mr. Lansdowne (1937-2008) was a Canadian wildlife artist whose work is described on the jacket as being "Scientifically accurate, they are also works of art." Each full-page painting is accompanied by an authoritative life history of the species depicted by the noted Canadian naturalist John A. Livingston (1923-2006). --- In full blue cloth covers; w/bright gilt Green Heron on cover; gilt lettering & designs, spine. Jacket with color image of Pileated Woodpecker on front and back. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy lacking apparent damages. Unclipped dust jacket with slight rippling to edges, else undamaged and in removable archival mylar protector.; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 231 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Birds of the Eastern Forest: 2, LANSDOWNE, J. Fenwick (paintings); LIVINGSTON, John A. (text)
87 LANSDOWNE, J. Fenwick (paintings); LIVINGSTON, John A. (text) Birds of the Eastern Forest: 2
79812 Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1970 0395109507 / 9780395109502 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
The exquisite bird paintings of James Fenwick Lansdowne are reproduced in this oversized folio reprint edition (10 in. wide x 13-1/4 in. tall). A sequel to the artist's Birds of the Northern Forest and Birds of the Eastern Forest: 1, this book contains 60 full color plates of eastern North American birds along with pencil sketches. Mr. Lansdowne (1937-2008) was a Canadian wildlife artist whose work has been described as being "Scientifically accurate, they are also works of art." Each full-page painting is accompanied by an authoritative life history of the species depicted by the noted Canadian naturalist John A. Livingston (1923-2006). --- In full blue cloth covers; w/bright gilt image of a Cardinal on cover; gilt lettering & designs, spine. Jacket with color images of Cardinals on front and back. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy lacking apparent damages. Unclipped dust jacket with tiny tear to edge, else undamaged and in removable archival mylar protector.; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 261 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Birds of the Northern Forest, LANSDOWNE, J. Fenwick (paintings); LIVINGSTON, John A. (text)
88 LANSDOWNE, J. Fenwick (paintings); LIVINGSTON, John A. (text) Birds of the Northern Forest
79813 Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1977 0395078873 / 9780395078877 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
The exquisite bird paintings of James Fenwick Lansdowne are reproduced in this oversized folio reprint edition (10 in. wide x 13-1/4 in. tall). This work preceded the artist's Birds of the Eastern Forest: 1 and Birds of the Eastern Forest: 2 and contains 56 full color plates along with pencil sketches of North American birds. Mr. Lansdowne (1937-2008) was a Canadian wildlife artist whose work is described on the jacket flap as being "Scientifically accurate, they are also works of art." Each full-page painting is accompanied by an authoritative life history of the species depicted by the noted Canadian naturalist John A. Livingston (1923-2006). --- In full blue cloth covers; w/bright gilt bird image (likely of a Grosbeak) on cover; gilt lettering & designs, spine. Jacket with color images of Pine Grobeaks on front and back. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy lacking apparent damages. Unclipped dust jacket also lacks damages and in removable archival mylar protector.; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 247 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Birds, Beasts and Flowers, LAWRENCE, D. H.
89 LAWRENCE, D. H. Birds, Beasts and Flowers
76912 London The Cresset Press Ltd. 1930 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Author's collection of poems in a limited edition. With wood engravings by Blair Hughes-Stanton. Numbered 104 of a limited edition of 500; so noted on front limitation page. This volume's erotic illustrations, seemingly in three-dimensions, are extraordinary. --- In vellum backed marbled paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling; top edge gilt. Oversize (folio), measuring approx. 9 in. wide x 14 in. tall. Printed on mould-made paper at the Shenval Press, England. --- With some light foxing and yellowing to ever-so-slightly warped covers. Interior leaves also a bit yellowed & foxed; overall volume is clean and the engravings are bright and very special. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 195 pages 
Price: 296.00 USD
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Painting for All: A Complete Guide for the Amateur and Student Artist, LEVY, Mervyn
90 LEVY, Mervyn Painting for All: A Complete Guide for the Amateur and Student Artist
50398 Feltham, Middlesex, England Odhams Books 1968 BCE Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Likely book club edition. Per the jacket flap, this work is a practical guide to painting techniques, both for the beginner and for the more experienced painter. With 14 full color illustrations and 80 more in black & white. --- In textured maroon cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Dust jacket features color still life painting by Pablo Picasso. --- A bright, clean, firm copy but with smudge from erasure to front free endpaper. Jacket with a little wear and creasing, else bright and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 224 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Renovation: A Complete Guide, LITCHFIELD, Michael W.
91 LITCHFIELD, Michael W. Renovation: A Complete Guide
80873 New York John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1982 0471049034 / 9780471049036 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
A hefty, comprehensive guide to home remodeling, with wide-ranging topics addressing tools, techniques, planning, materials, etc. Provides information on specialties such as roofing, electrical work and painting. With photos by Rosmarie Hausherr, illustrations by Richard Lear and rendering by Leonard Davis. --- In grey paper-covered boards with titling in white to cover and spine. Dust jacket with image of home interior undergoing renovation. --- The book has been exposed to dampness, causing minor rippling to leaves, otherwise a sound, sturdy copy. Un-clipped jacket with dampstains to verso, some light chipping and tearing to edges but otherwise intact.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); xv, 571 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Retail Store Planning & Design Manual, Second Edition (National Retail Federation series), LOPEZ, Michael J.
92 LOPEZ, Michael J. Retail Store Planning & Design Manual, Second Edition (National Retail Federation series)
80893 New York John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1995 0471076295 / 9780471076292 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
First printing of this second edition of author's hefty work, covering all aspects of design and layout of retail spaces. With 32 chapters covering everything from utilizing available square footage to selecting color schemes. With drawings, plans, tables and charts throughout. An entry in publisher's National Retail Federation series. --- In full black paper-covered boards w/gilt-stamped spine titling. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With prior owner's mark to inside of front cover, faint water ring to front cover, small white specks to back cover, otherwise a clean, firm, bright copy. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.); Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); xix, 767 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Voices of Silence: Man and His Art, MALRAUX, André
93 MALRAUX, André The Voices of Silence: Man and His Art
80078 Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1953 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
A written and visual presentation of a massive assemblage of high spots of worldwide painting, sculpture, photography and other art forms by noted French author and art critic André Malraux. The works of art depicted are selected from ancient times through the publication date. With 638 black and white photos and 15 in full color. Translated from the French by Stuart Gilbert. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with titling gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Volume wrapped in tan dust jacket and housed in blue paper-covered slipcase. --- A firm copy with some spots of soiling here and there, otherwise lacking obvious damages. Dust jacket with darkened spine and chips and protected in removable mylar wrapper. Very Good slipcase with some rubbing and minor soiling; is structurally sound.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall) ; 661 pages 
Price: 28.00 USD
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The Masters' Book of Ikebana, MARCH-PENNEY, John (text); MARCH-PENNEY, Janet (photography)
94 MARCH-PENNEY, John (text); MARCH-PENNEY, Janet (photography) The Masters' Book of Ikebana
78436 New York The Two Continents Publishing Group 1976 0846701251 / 9780846701255 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
U.S. edition of work provides details of the art of Ikebana: Japanese Flower Arrangement. With numerous color and b&w photos providing examples and techniques. Also included are paintings and other works of art which incorporate these artistic concepts. Indexed. --- In full gold cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Gold-toned jacket with painting reproduction on cover. Orig. $16.95 flap price intact. --- A bright, clean, firm copy but with minor cover discoloration. Jacket bright and with some creasing and curling to edges. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 176 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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María: The Potter of San Ildefonso, MARRIOTT, Alice
95 MARRIOTT, Alice María: The Potter of San Ildefonso
79113 Norman University of Oklahoma Press 1960 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Stated eighth printing, October 1960. A biography of María Martínez, the noted Indian potter, who practiced her craft at San Ildefonso Pueblo, near Santa Fe, New Mexico. With numerous drawings by Margaret Lefranc, depicting the work of María Martínez. Includes table of pottery depicted at rear of volume. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with blindstamped decoration to cover, spine titling in red. Dust jacket with Indian-style artwork on cover. --- With prior owner's signature to front free endpaper and minor cover soiling; else a clean, sound, unmarked copy. Dust jacket with chipping and small tears along edges; as well as a little rubbing but overall bright and in good shape with unclipped flap price.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xxi, 294 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Gaudí (Twentieth-Century Masters series), MASINI, Lara Vinca
96 MASINI, Lara Vinca Gaudí (Twentieth-Century Masters series)
81026 London The Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited 1970 0600338118 / 9780600338116 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A profile of the designs and finished works of the noted Swiss-born architect and painter Charles-Édouard Jeanneret (1887-1965), known as "Le Corbusier". With a section of color plates depicting some of his more notable projects; as well as other images in black & white. An entry in publisher's "Twentieth-Century Masters" series. --- In full black paper-covered boards with titling stamped in silver to cover and spine. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With prior owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down and with slight soiling to edges of front and rear endpapers, else a bright, clean, unmarked copy.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 96 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Painting the Spirit of Nature, MASTERFIELD, Maxine
97 MASTERFIELD, Maxine Painting the Spirit of Nature
78476 New York Watson-Guptill Publications 1984 0823038610 / 9780823038619 Hardcover Good in Very Good dust jacket 
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Accomplished watercolorist Maxine Masterfield shares insights into capturing the essence of nature with paintings. Techniques such as pouring inks are also included. Includes 120 color plates (nearly 100 by the author) and 50 b&w illustrations. --- In pale grey cloth-covered boards with titling stamped in red on spine. Jacket with bright examples of her work. --- It appears that coffee or tea was spilled in this volume (but not the jacket), staining the cover and the edges of the textblock. Interior is otherwise clean and bright. Jacket is nice, but with a little creasing to edges.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 144 pages 
Price: 21.00 USD
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Frederic Remington: Artist of the Old West. With a Bibliographical Check List of Remington Pictures and Books., McCRACKEN, Harold
98 McCRACKEN, Harold Frederic Remington: Artist of the Old West. With a Bibliographical Check List of Remington Pictures and Books.
77756 Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott Company 1947 Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket 
Stated 7th printing. A biography of the great artist of the American West. Includes line drawings throughout, and with a section of 48 plates at the rear of the volume depicting Mr. Remington's paintings and sculptures. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with gold-toned facsimile signature on cover; titling & decorations on red spine block. 157 pages, 48 plates. Jacket with wrap-around Remington painting of cowboy and Indian fight. --- A bright, firm, unmarked copy. Dust jacket with tears, chafing and rubbing, especially at extremities; in removable archival mylar protector. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 24.50 USD
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Les Grands Sieclès De La Peinture: La Peinture Égyptienne [French Language] (Great Centuries of Painting: The Egyptian Paintings), MEKHITARIAN, Arpag (text)
99 MEKHITARIAN, Arpag (text) Les Grands Sieclès De La Peinture: La Peinture Égyptienne [French Language] (Great Centuries of Painting: The Egyptian Paintings)
80199 Geneva Editions Albert Skira 1954 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
In this French language work, paintings of the ancient Egyptians are showcased on 95 bright color illustrations, tipped onto the leaves of the book. With accompanying text by Arpag Mekhitarian. One in the publisher's series: "Les Grands Sieclès de la Peinture". --- In full green cloth-covered boards with titling in orange on cover and spine. Jacket with colorful Egyptian painting on cover. No particular edition or printing has been observed. --- A clean, sound, bright copy but with marks to textblock edges and another on verso of half title page. Dust jacket with small tears and a little chafing along edges, else bright and intact.; Square Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 168 pages 
Price: 38.00 USD
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N. C. Wyeth: A Biography, MICHAELIS, David
100 MICHAELIS, David N. C. Wyeth: A Biography
81087 New York Alfred A. Knopf 1998 0679426264 / 9780679426264 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
A hefty biography of the great American painter, N. C. Wyeth. With 32 full color plates, as well as 94 black & white illustrations depicting Wyeth's notable works as well as scenes from his life and with his family. Back matter includes Wyeth family genealogy, notes, credits and index. --- Stated third printing, December 1998. In pale grey paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling, Wyeth illustrations to endpapers. Price-clipped dust jacket with Wyeth painting on cover, photographic portrait of Wyeth on back. --- With a little soiling to covers, otherwise a clean, bright, unmarked copy. Bright jacket with light wrinkling to edges, else nice and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); (10), 555 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Hoofed Mammals of the World (signed by both Mochi and Carter), MOCHI, Ugo (art); CARTER, T. Donald (text)
101 MOCHI, Ugo (art); CARTER, T. Donald (text) Hoofed Mammals of the World (signed by both Mochi and Carter)
79454 New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1953 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket Signed by Author & Illustrator
First edition, signified by Scribner 'A' on copyright page. An amazing collection of illustrations of the world's wild hoofed mammals, depicted in silhouette on 40 full-page plates. Each image cut from a single piece of paper by Mr. Mochi. The details of each species depicted are in extraordinary detail, showing anatomical details, depth of field, and with natural surroundings such as mountains or trees. With accompanying descriptions of the animals and their appearance, life habits and range by naturalist T. Donald Carter. Signed on front free endpaper by both Ugo Mochi and T. Donald Carter. --- In full terra cotta cloth-covered boards with titling and illustrations stamped in gilt and black to cover and spine. Volume protected by clear acetate jacket. A large folio, measuring 12 in. wide x 15.25 in. tall. Unpaginated (about 97 pages). --- Volume with a little chafing to edges of the cloth; interior clean but with a hint of yellowing. Jacket with a few tears to edges and with some rubbing.; Folio 13" - 23" tall; (97) pages; Signed by Author & Illustrator 
Price: 180.00 USD
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The Book of the American West, MONAGHAN, Jay (editor-in-chief)
102 MONAGHAN, Jay (editor-in-chief) The Book of the American West
77755 New York Julian Messner, Inc. 1963 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Stated first edition. A hefty collection of articles by 9 separate writers and artwork which attempts to provide a picture of the American West as it truly was. 'Illustrated with drawings, paintings, engravings, historical maps, documentary art, old prints, woodcuts, lithographs. . .'. Includes a section at the rear with color and b&w plates showing works by Remington, Bierstadt, Russell and many other great artists of the West. (Does not include separate portfolio of prints.) --- In full olive cloth-covered boards w/illustrations and titling in dark red & gilt on cover and spine. Jacket w/engraved Remington illustration. --- Binder's flaw at front paste-down/front free endpaper, else a firm, clean, bright copy. Jacket with three or four tears along edges, lightly sunned spine and in removable archival mylar protector. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 608 pages 
Price: 26.50 USD
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Rie Muñoz: Alaskan Artist, MUÑOZ, Rie; SHULER, Judy (introduction)
103 MUÑOZ, Rie; SHULER, Judy (introduction) Rie Muñoz: Alaskan Artist
80961 Anchorage, Alaska, Alaska Northwest Books 1990 0882402579 / 9780882402574 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Stated fourth printing, 1990. A selection of bright, colorful paintings by the Juneau-based Rie Muñoz. With an introduction by Judy Shuler. --- In stiff wraps with representative paintings on front and back covers. --- A newish copy: unmarked, firm and bright.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 74 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The High Renaissance, MURRAY, Linda
104 MURRAY, Linda The High Renaissance
75363 New York Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers 1967 Trade Paper Very Good- with no dust jacket 
A guide to great works of art produced during the first half of the 16th century, with numerous b&w and color photos. In nice shape, though pages with some light corner creases. Textblock firm. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 213 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Modern Art in the Making, Myers, Bernard S.; Illustrations, Color & b/w
105 Myers, Bernard S.; Illustrations, Color & b/w Modern Art in the Making
72297 McGraw-Hill 1959 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
In ivory full cloth covers; interior clean; volume solid & tight. Inked ownership info front free endpaper. Many underlinings in vol. With many, many b&w photos and some in full color. Entire volume in glossy papers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 486 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Ludwig Richter (The art of Ludwig Richter in a German language edition), NEIDHARDT, Hans Joachim
106 NEIDHARDT, Hans Joachim Ludwig Richter (The art of Ludwig Richter in a German language edition)
81217 Wien und München Verlag Anton Schroll & Co. 1969 3703103981 / 9783703103988 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
In this German language work, the art of Ludwig Richter is displayed and described. The 19th century German artist was noted for his paintings and etchings. With 34 full color plates displaying his paintings, and about 105 additional color and black & white images, mostly his etchings. --- In full light blue cloth-covered boards with Richter drawing in black on cover; spine titling in black. Jacket with color image of his "Brautzug im Frühling" on cover. --- With a spot of soiling to plate 41 & a couple of dark specks to back cover cloth, else a clean, firm, bright copy. Jacket with tears, light chafing & slight creasing to edges; else bright and intact.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 159 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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The Verplanck Room from the Metropolitan Museum of Art To color, cut out, and fold, NESS, Evaline
107 NESS, Evaline The Verplanck Room from the Metropolitan Museum of Art To color, cut out, and fold
74777 New York The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1979 0870992074 / 9780870992070 Booklet Very Good with no dust jacket 
Fold-out cardstock depiction of 18th-century drawing room with 6 loose sheets bearing images of furnishings ready for a child to cut out and place in the room. An unusual, scarce artifact from The Met. ; 33 in. wide x 7-1/2 in. tall (unfolded) 
Price: 18.50 USD
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Towards a New Museum, NEWHOUSE, Victoria
108 NEWHOUSE, Victoria Towards a New Museum
80886 New York The Monacelli Press 1998 1885254601 / 9781885254603 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
The author, a historian of architecture, examines traditional and contemporary museum architecture and offers challenges for future museum designs. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. --- This quality softcover edition in stiff wraps with oversize flaps. --- With prior owner's mark inside front flap, along with slight chafing to cover edges, else a clean, bright, newish copy.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 288 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Great Architecture of the World: An Illustrated History from Stonehenge to the Twentieth Century, NORWICH, John Julius (general editor)
109 NORWICH, John Julius (general editor) Great Architecture of the World: An Illustrated History from Stonehenge to the Twentieth Century
81100 New York Bonanza Books 1979 0517256010 / 9780517256015 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
The history of worldwide architecture is traced in this broad-ranging work. With nearly 800 illustrations, 440 in full color, over 320 drawings and 470 photos, 270 in full color. --- In pale yellow textured paper-covered boards with silver-stamped image of an elaborate building on cover; titling stamped in silver to spine. Jacket with representative images from the book. --- With a little sunning to covers, otherwise a bright, firm copy. A clear plastic film has been applied to the jacket, which has yellowed a little but is otherwise bright and clean.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 288 pages 
Price: 11.50 USD
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World Art: The Essential Illustrated History, O'MAHONY, Dr. Mike (foreword)
110 O'MAHONY, Dr. Mike (foreword) World Art: The Essential Illustrated History
80084 London Flame Tree Publishing 2010 0681137762 / 9780681137769 Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Touted on the back cover as the definitive art reference, with notable historic artworks organized by era. Each work presented on full page in color, along with a biographical sketch of the artist. --- This weighty softcover published on quality coated papers, following the original hardcover version of this work. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking apparent damages.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall) ; 448 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Vulgarians: A Satire in Pictures and Words, OSBORN, [Robert]
111 OSBORN, [Robert] The Vulgarians: A Satire in Pictures and Words
75677 Greenwich, Conn. New York Graphic Society [1960] Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Likely first edition. No publication date listed, but likely published c.1960. In white paper-covered boards with pink and green illustration on cover (repeated on dust jacket). Volume combines Mr. Osborn's artwork (and a few photos) with his commentary, usually written in his whimsical cursive. In very nice shape, clean interior; unmarked. Jacket with a few tears at edges & light soiling; else in good shape. In removable archival mylar protector. --- Author/artist's statement about the commercialism and abandonment of higher principles in the America of the mid-twentieth century. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; (98) pages 
Price: 18.50 USD
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Contemporary American Painting, Pagano, Grace
112 Pagano, Grace Contemporary American Painting
73831 Chicago Encyclopedia Britannica 1946 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
In light green full cloth-covered boards. Stated second printing. Published on glossy papers with example of a given artist's work on the right side of the book gutter, opposite a biographical sketch and photo of the artist. The plates of the artists' work in either color or black and white. Covers with soiled spots and edgewear; prev. owner's sticker at front pastedown. A very appealing work, with lots of spectacular paintings to dazzle the eye. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 131 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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The Arts of Assyria (The Arts of Mankind series), PARROT, André
113 PARROT, André The Arts of Assyria (The Arts of Mankind series)
80081 New York Golden Press 1961 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 ancient Assyrian empire, generally in the upper Tigris River area of present-day Iraq and Syria. The ancient empire flourished in the period from 1245 B.C. through 606 B.C. With 380 black and white photos as well as 111 in full color; many of which fold out to multiple pages. Also included are maps of the regions studied. Translated (presumably from the French) by Stuart Gilbert and James Emmons. 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 gold satin ribbon bookmark. Volume wrapped in pictorial dust jacket. --- A firm copy with a hint of 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); xx, 383 pages 
Price: 33.50 USD
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Masterpieces of Bird Art: 700 Years of Ornithological Illustration, PASQUIER, Roger F.; FARRAND Jr., John
114 PASQUIER, Roger F.; FARRAND Jr., John Masterpieces of Bird Art: 700 Years of Ornithological Illustration
79817 New York Abbeville Press 1991 1558591346 / 9781558591349 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First Edition. A stunning collection of 269 pictures (200 in full color) by 65 of the best bird artists in this oversized folio edition (11-1/4 in. wide x 13 in. tall). Most major bird artists are represented: Audubon, Fuentes, the Goulds, Catesby, Wolf, Cooper, Thayer, Sutton, Peterson and many others. The authors, both of whom are ornithologists, provide life histories and biographical information about the artists. With a foreword by Roger Tory Peterson. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with titling gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Printed on heavy, high-quality leaves. Jacket with color bird images on front and back. --- About Fine: a clean, bright, firm copy. Unclipped, unpriced dust jacket with a hint of rubbing, otherwise bright and clean; in removable archival mylar protector. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.); Folio (13 to 23 in. tall); 261 pages 
Price: 74.00 USD
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Frank Lloyd Wright: I. Public Buildings (Library of Contemporary Architects), PAWLEY, Martin (introduction and notes); FUTAGAWA, Yukio (photography)
115 PAWLEY, Martin (introduction and notes); FUTAGAWA, Yukio (photography) Frank Lloyd Wright: I. Public Buildings (Library of Contemporary Architects)
81098 New York Simon and Schuster 1970 0671206893 / 9780671206895 First US Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Stated first U.S. printing. A guide to the designs and finished public buildings of the noted American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. With a lengthy introduction by Martin Pawley, followed by 94 plates displaying the works and plans in black & white as well as in color. An entry in publisher's "Library of Contemporary Architects" series. --- In full black paper-covered boards with titling stamped in silver to cover and spine. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With light soiling to endpapers and minor soiling to cloth, else a bright, clean, unmarked copy.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 130 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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Mies van der Rohe (Library of Contemporary Architects), PAWLEY, Martin (introduction and notes); FUTAGAWA, Yukio (photography)
116 PAWLEY, Martin (introduction and notes); FUTAGAWA, Yukio (photography) Mies van der Rohe (Library of Contemporary Architects)
81099 New York Simon and Schuster 1970 0671206915 / 9780671206918 First US Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Stated first U.S. printing. A guide to the designs and finished buildings of the noted German-American modernist architect Mies van der Rohe. With a lengthy introduction by Martin Pawley, followed by 87 plates displaying the works and plans in black & white as well as in color. An entry in publisher's "Library of Contemporary Architects" series. --- In full black paper-covered boards with titling stamped in silver to cover and spine. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With light soiling to endpapers and a little soiling to cloth, else a bright, clean, unmarked copy.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 134 pages 
Price: 11.50 USD
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American Crafts: A Source Book for the Home, PEARSON, Katherine
117 PEARSON, Katherine American Crafts: A Source Book for the Home
78446 New York Stewart, Tabori & Chang, Publishers 1983 0941434303 / 9780941434300 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Design by Kiyoshi Kanai. From the jacket flap: ". . .lavishly photographed all color source book of the finest contemporary crafts available in America today." As advertised, the color photos are lavish (more than 270 of them). --- In full grey cloth-covered boards w/titling in white on cover and spine. Jacket features accent pieces. --- With a shallow bump to top front cover edge, else a bright, firm, unmarked copy in similar jacket. Jacket with minor rubbing.; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 239 pages 
Price: 21.00 USD
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John Pike Paints Watercolors, PIKE, John
118 PIKE, John John Pike Paints Watercolors
76796 New York Watson-Guptill Publications 1978 0823025772 / 9780823025770 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Stated first printing, 1978. In this work, the artist presents tips and techniques that have been successful for him; along with 13 step-by-step demonstrations. Part III with 37 of his favorite paintings, in color, with explanations. Includes a total of 96 pages in color and over 40 b&w illustrations. Indexed. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with titling gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Jacket with full-size woodland scene on cover. --- Previous owner's signature on front free endpaper, and sunning to cover edges; else a clean, unmarked copy. Dust jacket with some creasing and tears along edges, bears $22.50 orig. flap price; in removable archival mylar protector.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Looking At Art  An Introduction to Enjoying the Great Paintings of the World, PIPER, David
119 PIPER, David Looking At Art An Introduction to Enjoying the Great Paintings of the World
75434 New York Random House 1984 0394344472 / 9780394344478 Soft Cover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
A guide to the great paintings of the world, in a handsome, folio-size softcover edition. With nearly 800 illustrations, 500 in color. Includes explanations of styles of painting through history, as well as colors, methods, materials and comparative analysis of great masterpieces. --- Volume in good shape, with a few slight scratches to covers and minor edgewear. Interior is clean, bright and unmarked. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 256 pages 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Birds of Canada, PLEDGER, Maurice & Trevor BOYER & John GOODERS
120 PLEDGER, Maurice & Trevor BOYER & John GOODERS Birds of Canada
72995 Limpsfield, Surrey, U.K. Dragon's World Ltd 1984 0905895398 / 9780905895390 Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket 
Traits and characteristics of various Canadian bird species are detailed here. With attractive paintings by Maurice Pledger and Trevor Boyer; and with drawings by Robert Morton. Prev. owner's inked comments, front free endpaper and a small brownish water spot on a few of the first pages; otherwise a clean, bright copy. Dust jacket has incidental wrinkling at edges; bears orig. $29.95 flap price. ; 0.5 x 12.1 x 9.5 Inches; 160 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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