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Lladró: Novedades 1.989, Complemento del Catalogo 1.988 - 89
1 Lladró: Novedades 1.989, Complemento del Catalogo 1.988 - 89
80962 Valencia, Spain Lladró Comercial Ordal, S.A. 1988 Softcover Very Good 
A catalog of the fine figurines, lamps, vases and other types of porcelain products bearing the Lladró brand. With color photos throughout. --- In stiff white wraps with Lladró name and symbol on front cover in dark red. --- A nice copy firm and clean but with slight darkening to covers.; Oblong Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 50 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods (Second Edition), ALLEN, Edward
2 ALLEN, Edward Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods (Second Edition)
80871 New York John Wiley & Sons 1990 0471509116 / 9780471509110 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
5th printing of the second edition of author's weighty comprehensive guide to constuction fundamentals. With drawings by Joseph Iano. All methods of construction techniques are discussed, from simple wood frame buildings to complex steel frames; with chapters on specialties such as roofing and painting. Lavishly enhanced with black & white photos and illustrations. --- In pictorial covers with I. M. Pei building on cover. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With light wear to cover edges; prior owner's mark to front paste-down, otherwise a sound, sturdy copy.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); xi, 803 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Gauguin (The Colour Library of Art), ALLEY, Ronald
3 ALLEY, Ronald Gauguin (The Colour Library of Art)
78487 London Hamlyn Publishing Group, Ltd. 1970 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
48 full-color plates present representative examples of the fabulous artwork of the 19th century French painter. The paintings are preceded by a 32-page biographical summary of Paul Gauguin's life. --- Covers in navy textured paper-covered boards with facsimile cover signature and spine titling, both in gilt. Jacket with bright color renderings of the artist's paintings. --- With inked gift inscription on front paste-down. else a bright, firm copy. Jacket with minor rubbing.; Square Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 48 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Frederic Remington: The Color of Night, ANDERSON, Nancy K.; SHARPE, William C.; NEMEROV, Alexander
4 ANDERSON, Nancy K.; SHARPE, William C.; NEMEROV, Alexander Frederic Remington: The Color of Night
80191 Washington, D.C./Princeton, New Jersey, National Gallery of Art/Princeton University Press 2003 0691115540 / 9780691115542 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
From the jacket flap: "In the decade preceding his death, Frederic Remington (1861-1909) produced a series of paintings that took as their subject the color of night." This work is a companion piece for an exhibition of these marvelous paintings. With 136 color plates and 24 b&w illustrations. --- In full black cloth-covered hardcovers with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features Remington works on front and back covers. --- With a strip of light dusty soiling to lower edge of cloth; else a firm, bright, clean copy. Jacket with a little rubbing; else in great shape. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 228 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Barns of Wisconsin, APPS, Jerry (text); STRANG, Allen (illustrations)
5 APPS, Jerry (text); STRANG, Allen (illustrations) Barns of Wisconsin
74427 Madison, Wisconsin Wisconsin Trails 1977 0915024144 / 9780915024148 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
With numerous watercolor and pencil drawings of Wisconsin barns and rural scenes. Text by Mr. Apps details construction and materials used in barns, as well as numerous aspects of rural life in Wisconsin. In nice shape but with some cover corner curling and with prev. owner's inked info. on 1st page. ; 11 in. wide x 8-1/2 in. tall; 143 pages 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Sketches for Friends, ARDIZZONE, Edward
6 ARDIZZONE, Edward Sketches for Friends
79311 Jaffrey, New Hampshire, U.S.A. David R. Godine-Publisher 2002 156792185X / 9781567921854 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Stated first U.S. edition. The much-admired English artist enjoyed adding artistic touches to letters he sent to friends, and this collection displays some of these delightful drawings. With examples throughout in color and black and white, as well as at endpapers. The illustrations were chosen and introduced by Judy Taylor. --- Volume in pictorial yellow covers. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A clean, bright copy lacking interior markings but with a hint of soiling to back cover.; Oblong 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 128 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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J.-J. Audubon: The Birds of America, AUDUBON, John James
7 AUDUBON, John James J.-J. Audubon: The Birds of America
79912 Miller Graphics / Crown Publishers, Inc. 1978 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Many of the famous bird paintings of Audubon are reproduced in this hardcover reprint. Most of the bright color illustrations are full page, and accompanied with Audubon's comments on the various species depicted. --- In full white linen-finished paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with Audubon painting on cover. --- A clean, bright copy without markings. Jacket with small tears to head of spine; otherwise bright and in good shape.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 124 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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People of the Totem  The Indians of the Pacific Northwest, BANCROFT-HUNT, Norman (text); FORMAN, Werner (photos)
8 BANCROFT-HUNT, Norman (text); FORMAN, Werner (photos) People of the Totem The Indians of the Pacific Northwest
74445 New York Peter Bedrick Books 1989 0872261999 / 9780872261990 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
The way of life, artifacts, and beliefs of the native peoples of the northwest North American coasts are profiled here. With numerous full color photos by Mr. Forman. In excellent condition, published on quality papers and with clean, unmarked interior. Jacket has minor creases. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages 
Price: 19.50 USD
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Birds:  The Paintings of Terance James Bond, BOND, Terance J.
9 BOND, Terance J. Birds: The Paintings of Terance James Bond
73936 New York Athena Press 1989 0922884005 / 9780922884001 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
This volume (in oversize folio format: 15-1/4 in. tall x 10-3/4 in. wide) features dozens of full color plates, printed on high-quality coated papers. Along with the paintings are descriptions of the birds and their habits and habitats, written by Mr. Bond. Volume is in cream linen finish covers w/small bruised area near foot of spine and a rounded top front corner; otherwise clean, bright and undamaged. Dust jacket with insignificant curling along edges. The fabulous paintings of Mr Bond are strikingly realistic; often offering settings which are rich in true-life detail.; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 88 pages 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Birds: An Artist's View, BOND, Terance James; HUME, Rob (text)
10 BOND, Terance James; HUME, Rob (text) Birds: An Artist's View
74183 Philadelphia Courage Books 1998 0762403764 / 9780762403769 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
With a foreward by Bill Oddie. In pictorial covers (which match the artwork on the dust jacket). First printing of this edition. With dozens of bright, crisp full-color illustrations (many full-page sized), as well as numerous b&w drawings. Printed on quality papers, and in clean, unmarked condition. Jacket is nice, but has some edge curling and in removable mylar protector. The incredibly detailed artistry of Mr. Bond is showcased in this work; showing close-up details of both exotic and everyday bird species; as well as the habitat and forest areas frequented by the featured birds. Emphasis is on his techniques and methods of 'constructing' a large-scale painting. A must-have volume for any bird lover. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages 
Price: 26.00 USD
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Modern American Painting: With Eighty-Nine Illustrations in Full Color Selected from the Series on Contemporary American Artists Published in "Life", BOSWELL, Peyton
11 BOSWELL, Peyton Modern American Painting: With Eighty-Nine Illustrations in Full Color Selected from the Series on Contemporary American Artists Published in "Life"
79814 New York Dodd, Mead & Company 1940 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
This oversize work presents some of the highlights from the American School of painters. These works originally were featured in the pages of "Life" Magazine. The 89 paintings are on gloss plates, and are accompanied by biographical sketches of the artists by Margit Varga. --- In full blue cloth covers w/ gilt lettering on cover and on spine. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With prior owner's butterfly sticker to front free endpaper, very light wear to cloth edges and a somewhat loosened front cover, else a clean, unmarked copy.; Folio (13 to 23 in. tall) ; 166, (4) pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Golden Path: Written and Illustrated by Peggy Boyce, BOYCE, Peggy
12 BOYCE, Peggy The Golden Path: Written and Illustrated by Peggy Boyce
78566 Peggy Boyce 1986 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author & Illustrator
A charming work with poetic lines and artwork in watercolor, pencil drawings and other black & white illustrations. Signed on front free endpaper by Peggy Boyce. In this work, dedicated to her Mother, the author/artist pays tribute to the sights and natural history of the Michigan lakeshore along Lake Michigan. --- In pictorial hardcovers, with Ms. Boyce's watercolors on front and back. 30 pages (unpaginated). A bright, clean, firm copy. Scarce in this edition. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; [30] pages; Signed by Author & Illustrator 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Path of Beauty: Photographic Adventures in the Grand Canyon, BROWN, Christopher
13 BROWN, Christopher Path of Beauty: Photographic Adventures in the Grand Canyon
79677 New York St. Martin's Press 2010 0312598351 / 9780312598358 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Many have published books of color photos of the Grand Canyon, but this one stands out for its stunning beauty and attention to the geology, botany and water features of the magnificent park. With dazzling views from on high, but the majority of Mr. Brown's photos were taken at water level. Broken into chapters, each is prefaced with thoughtful remarks by the photographer. A must for anyone who loves the Grand Canyon. --- In brown textured paper-covered boards, with titling stamped in copper foil on spine. Oblong quarto, measuring about 12.5 in. wide x 11.25 in. tall. Jacket with spectacular views of the canyon on front and back. --- With slight chafing to cover extremities, else a clean, firm, bright copy lacking apparent damages. Unclipped jacket with slight rubbing; else nice.; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; (128) pages 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Rings  Five Passions in World Art, Brown, J. Carter
14 Brown, J. Carter Rings Five Passions in World Art
73415 Harry N Abrams 1996 0810944294 / 9780810944299 Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Produced for the Atlanta Olympics; beautifully presents landmark works of art on high-quality glossy pages. Formatted with description on the left and a color plate depicting the item on the right. In great condition with full black cloth-covered boards; bright gilt lettering cover & spine. Dust jacket w/faint creasing at edges. ; 1 x 11.1 x 9.2 Inches; 320 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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History of the House, CAMESASCA, Ettore (editor ); QUIGLEY, Isabel (translation); MATTHEW, Sir Robert (foreword)
15 CAMESASCA, Ettore (editor ); QUIGLEY, Isabel (translation); MATTHEW, Sir Robert (foreword) History of the House
81081 New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1971 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Originally published in Italian as "Storia Della Casa", this hefty first American Edition explores the wide diversity of human habitations worldwide. With contributions from dozens of writers. Loaded with color and black & white drawings, photos, floor plans, paintings and other representations. Edited by Ettore Camesasca, with foreword by Sir Robert Matthew and translated from the Italian by Isabel Quigley. --- In red-orange cloth-covered hardcovers with titling gilt-stamped on spine. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With prior owner's sticker to front paste-down, minor cover soiling; else a sound copy. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.) ; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 432 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Mainstreams of Modern Art, CANADAY, John
16 CANADAY, John Mainstreams of Modern Art
75369 New York Simon and Schuster 1959 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
An examination of pretty much the entire span of art in a nice copy. In full green cloth-covered boards w/titling in gilt on spine. Lacks a dust jacket. Interior with dozens of b&w and color plates w/examples of the artwork being discussed. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 576 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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50 Masterpieces by Michelangelo (Large Poster Size Prints - Suitable for Framing), CANADAY, John (text)
17 CANADAY, John (text) 50 Masterpieces by Michelangelo (Large Poster Size Prints - Suitable for Framing)
80660 New York Crown Publishers 1979 051728748X / 9780517287484 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Fifty of Michelangelo's great paintings, works of sculpture and architecture are included in this oversize softcover. Each page measures about 11.25 in. wide x 15 in. tall, with art print in color on rectos (right side) and text offering detail by John Canaday on opposite versos (left sides). --- This softcover edition in decent condition, though with minor creasing to covers, small tear near head of spine and retailer's sticker to half title page. The prints themselves are bright and suitable for removal for framing.; Folio (13 to 23 in. tall); 107 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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A Walk Through Mountain, Meadow, Marsh, and Woodland: A Collection of Photography and Prose, CARLSON, William A.
18 CARLSON, William A. A Walk Through Mountain, Meadow, Marsh, and Woodland: A Collection of Photography and Prose
80965 Lakewood, Colorado Mountain to Sea Publishing Company 2001 097113670X / 9780971136700 Hardcover Fine Signed by Author
A collection of striking black & white photos, each of which is accompanied by the author's "prose", which reads a lot like poetry. Signed "William A. Carlson" on copyright page, presumably by the author. --- In stiff wraps with representative photos on front and back covers. Unpaginated (about 60 pp.). --- A bright, newish copy.; Oblong 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); [c.60] pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.00 USD
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Catesby's Birds of Colonial America, CATESBY, Mark; FEDUCCIA, Alan (editor)
19 CATESBY, Mark; FEDUCCIA, Alan (editor) Catesby's Birds of Colonial America
79038 Chapel Hill, North Carolina The University of North Carolina Press 1985 0807816612 / 9780807816615 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket 
From the jacket flap: "With this lovely and informative book, Alan Feduccia revives the pathbreaking work of Mark Catesby, the English naturalist and illustrator who founded natural history and bird art in America." With all Catesby illustrations from his "Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands 1731-1743", annotated with modern descriptions of the species depicted. --- With a section of 16 color plates on rectos and versos of 8 leaves. With a foreword by Russell W. Peterson. One in the Fred W. Morrison Series in Southern Studies. --- In full light green cloth-covered boards with black spine titling. Jacket with wrap-around color blue jay image by Catesby. --- Possibly once property of a library, but with markings limited to glue remnants to rear paste-down, mylar jacket wrapper taped to boards, and markings on title page. A clean, bright copy in similar jacket, which is in mylar protector.; Fred W Morrison Series in Southern Studies; 4to 11" - 13" tall; (32), 176 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini: The Works of Benvenuto Cellini (One Volume Edition), CELLINI, Benvenuto
20 CELLINI, Benvenuto The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini: The Works of Benvenuto Cellini (One Volume Edition)
79337 Roslyn, New York Black's Readers Service Company 1927 BCE Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
The 16th century Florentine artist, sculptor and author's tempestuous life is so energetically told here, this autobiography has become a classic. Translated from the Italian by John Addington Symonds. Offered in this, a book club reprint edition. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- About Near Fine, with just a hint of edgewear; otherwise a clean, sound, bright copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 403 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini (#31 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics"), CELLINI, Benvenuto; ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)
21 CELLINI, Benvenuto; ELIOT, Charles W. (editor) The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini (#31 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")
80681 New York P. F. Collier & Son 1910 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
The 16th century Florentine artist, sculptor and author's tempestuous life is so energetically told in this autobiography that it has become a classic. Translated from the Italian by J. Addington Symonds. The 31st entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who supplies an introduction and notes. With sepia frontis illustration of Cellini's sculpture of Perseus with the head of the slain Medusa. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations and grey-green topstain. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With light sunning to spine, dampstains to covers and chafing to cloth along top edges, else a clean, firm, sound copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 454 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Italian Painting, CHRISTIANSEN, Kieth
22 CHRISTIANSEN, Kieth Italian Painting
74119 Beaux Arts Editions/Hugh Lauter Levin Associates 1992 0883639718 / 9780883639719 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Published on quality, coated papers and loaded with color plate examples of Italian masterpieces from the earliest days to the early 20th century. With minor wear along lower edges, else nice. Jacket in good shape, with orig. $85 flap price intact. An impressive, folio-sized collection of great Italian paintings.; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 320 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Edward Hopper's Chair Car: from the Collection of Helen and David B. Pall, Christie's
23 Christie's Edward Hopper's Chair Car: from the Collection of Helen and David B. Pall
80964 New York Christie's 2005 Softcover Fine 
A catalog issued by Christie's for their May 2005 auction, centered around Edward Hopper's marvelous 1965 "Chair Car". With numerous details from the painting, as well as a fold-out print of the entire work. --- In stiff wraps with representative detail on front cover in color. --- A bright, newish copy.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 30 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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The Living World of Audubon, CLEMENT, Roland C
24 CLEMENT, Roland C The Living World of Audubon
80051 New York A Ridge Press Book/Grosset & Dunlap 1974 0448118319 / 9780448118314 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
From the jacket: North American birds displayed through ". . .a unique combination of 19th-century art and superb 20th-century photography". 64 of John James Audubon's bird paintings are presented, along with full color photos of the same species by at least 18 photographers in this oversize (9.25 in. wide x 12.25 in. tall) volume. --- In blue leatherette-like boards with gilt-stamped spine titling, pale blue cover titling. Jacket features color photo of a mallard coming in for a landing on cover. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy. Jacket with slight wrinkling edges, otherwise bright and intact.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 272 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Graphic Arts, COX, Warren E. [editor]
25 COX, Warren E. [editor] Graphic Arts
74558 Garden City, New York Garden City Publishing Company, Inc. 1936 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
An examination of the various techniques and media used in the production of graphic arts, from crayon drawings to etchings, engravings, and most other techniques; commented on by leading authorities on the given medium. With numerous b&w plates with examples of the work in question. This hefty reprint edition contains elements from a work first published by Encylopaedia Brittanica. In full rust cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt on black block, spine. Lacks a dust jacket. Endpapers a bit yellowed and w/prev. owner's inked name; otherwise a clean, firm volume. (NOTE: Due to the weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.); 4to 11" - 13" tall; 318 pages 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Le Corbusier (Twentieth-Century Masters series), CRESTI, Carlo
26 CRESTI, Carlo Le Corbusier (Twentieth-Century Masters series)
81025 London The Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited 1970 0600354032 / 9780600354031 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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Amish Quilts 1880 to 1940 from the collection of Faith and Stephen Brown, CUNNINGHAM, Joe; GRANICK, Eve Wheatcroft
27 CUNNINGHAM, Joe; GRANICK, Eve Wheatcroft Amish Quilts 1880 to 1940 from the collection of Faith and Stephen Brown
81027 Ann Arbor University of Michigan Museum of Art 2000 1930561016 / 9781930561014 Softcover Good with no dust jacket 
A presentation of the fabulous collection of Amish quilts collected by Faith and Stephen Brown. The quilts were displayed at the University of Michigan Art Museum, and later at the Denver Art Museum (and probably elsewhere). With 44 color plates showing the designs, along with some background information on the Amish and the quilters. --- In softcover with stiff wraps and flaps. Unpaginated, with 44 color plates. --- This copy was formerly property of the Denver Art Museum, with plenty of stickers depicting which of the quilts made it to the D.A.M. for the exhibit; otherwise a clean, firm copy. The book lacks any sort of de-accession statement.; Square Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall) 
Price: 16.50 USD
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The Life Story of Birds, DAGLISH, Eric Fitch
28 DAGLISH, Eric Fitch The Life Story of Birds
80954 New York William Morrow & Company 1930 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
A first (U.S.) edition of the author's illustrated overview of the world of birds. With 20 fabulous full-page black & white woodcut illustrations by the author, and with several additional smaller illustrations. --- In black cloth-covered boards with red-orange titling on cover and spine; two vertical red-orange bars to cover and with orange topstain. In scarce, unclipped jacket with Daglish's Greater Bird of Paradise image on cover. --- A clean, firm copy, though with small dampstains to a few corners of leaves at rear of volume. NOTE: A weakened front hinge has been carefully reinforced prior to this listing. Dust jacket with detached (but present) flaps, plenty of tears and chips, dampstain to rear cover corner, otherwise remaining bright and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; viii, 236 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Art of Natural History: Animal Illustrators and Their Work, DANCE, S. Peter
29 DANCE, S. Peter The Art of Natural History: Animal Illustrators and Their Work
79584 Woodstock, New York The Overlook Press 1978 0879510773 / 9780879510770 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
A presentation of a wide variety of historical wildlife art, along with a discussion of many of the great artists and their techniques. Loaded with black and white illustrations, and with many in full color. Artists such as John James Audubon, Thomas Bewick, Eleazar Albin, Roesel von Rosenhof and many, many others are included. --- In brown cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Lacks the dust jacket. --- The covers are a little loose and the top corners are bumped, otherwise a clean, bright copy.; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 224 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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England's Constable  The life and letters of John Constable, DARRACOTT, Joseph
30 DARRACOTT, Joseph England's Constable The life and letters of John Constable
76263 London The Folio Society 1985 Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
This slim volume provides a look at the great English landscape and portrait painter John Constable (1776-1837). With numerous color and b&w plates bearing images of Constable's (and others) works. In full beige cloth-covered boards with sepia image pasted to cover; titling in gilt on brown spine block. Slipcase is covered with a landscape scene from one of Constable's paintings. --- A very handsome copy; without damages to interior or covers. Slipcase with rubbing at extremities. (Any reference to dust jacket is meant to describe the slipcase.) ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 143 pages 
Price: 14.50 USD
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The Twenty-One Missions of California (Fourth Edition), DEAKIN, Edwin
31 DEAKIN, Edwin The Twenty-One Missions of California (Fourth Edition)
80861 Berkeley, Calif. 1901 Hardcover Fair 
Stated fourth edition of this portfolio of 21 paintings by Edwin Deakin of California missions as established by the Franciscan Fathers. Black & white paintings on gloss plates, prefaced by 8 un-numbered pages. --- In green paper-covered boards, stapled textblock. Published in Berkeley by unstated publisher. --- An about Fair copy, with water spotting and soiled spots to covers, some plates with minor soiling and taped repairs; prior owners' signatures to front paste-down. Front cover partially split and repaired with clear tape. A scarce copy of this work. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall 
Price: 75.50 USD
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Claude Monet, DEGAND, Leon (introduction and conclusion); ROUART, Denis (historical and critical study); EMMONS, James (translation)
32 DEGAND, Leon (introduction and conclusion); ROUART, Denis (historical and critical study); EMMONS, James (translation) Claude Monet
76413 New York Skira 1958 Hard Cover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Unique, gorgeous volume by Skira Art Books, in their 'Taste of Our Time' series. No slipcase. With many tipped in mini reproductions of the incomparable French impressionist artist's works. Double foldout with Monet's multiple treatments of Rouen Cathedral. With commentary all along the way, chronicling the artist's life. In near-perfect off-white rough-textured cloth, with bright red lettering. Sm. 1/4" x 1" smudge bottom spine edge. Price clipped DJ with 1/2" tear at spine, 2 or 3, 1/8" tears along edge of DJ. In poly protector; 41179; Square 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; 130 pages 
Price: 35.50 USD
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The Frederic Remington Art Museum Collection, DIPPIE, Brian W.
33 DIPPIE, Brian W. The Frederic Remington Art Museum Collection
78842 Ogdensburg, New York/New York City Frederic Remington Art Museum/Harry N. Abrams 2001 0810967111 / 9780810967113 Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
An illustrated biography of Mr. Remington precedes the display of the holdings of the Remington Art Museum collection. With excerpts of letters, early drawings and sketches, as well as multiple examples of the mature painter and sculptor's works, most of which depict scenes from the Old West. With 333 illustrations, 127 of which are in full color. --- In full black cloth-covered boards w/Remington facsimile signature stamped in silver on cover and on spine. Jacket features two of the artist's paintings on front and back. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy. Dust jacket bears original $49.50/$75 flap prices, with a blemish to spine and very minor chafing and tear to edges; else bright and undamaged. ; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 264 pages 
Price: 34.50 USD
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Glass Animals: 3,500 Years of Artistry and Design, DOLEZ, Albane
34 DOLEZ, Albane Glass Animals: 3,500 Years of Artistry and Design
80235 New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1988 0810910349 / 9780810910348 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Figurines, paperweights, stained glass windows and various objets d'art that share the common elements of being made of glass and featuring some sort of animal in their design are showcased in this volume. With 100 full color plates and 200 duotone (b&w) photos. --- In full purple cloth-covered boards with titling in silver on cover and spine. Jacket with color wrap-around photo of Ercole Barovier blown glass tiger. --- With rubberstamped remainder mark to lower textblock edge, otherwise A clean, firm, bright copy lacking apparent damages. Jacket also bright and lacking damages.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 224 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Architecture for the Future, DUBOST, Jean-Claude; GONTHIER, Jean-François (editors)
35 DUBOST, Jean-Claude; GONTHIER, Jean-François (editors) Architecture for the Future
80883 Paris Finest S.A. / Éditions Pierre Terrail 1996 2879390281 / 9782879390284 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
English language. The creations of 35 noted architects are presented, with over 170 illustrations in color (and some in black & white). Foreword by Olivier Boissiele. --- This quality softcover edition in stiff wraps with flaps. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy but with slight chafing to edges of covers.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 208 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Drawings of Albrecht Dürer, DÜRER, Albrecht (art); WÖLFFLIN, Heinrich (introduction)
36 DÜRER, Albrecht (art); WÖLFFLIN, Heinrich (introduction) Drawings of Albrecht Dürer
80152 New York Dover Publications 1970 0486223523 / 9780486223520 Softcover Very Good 
A softcover edition presenting 81 black and white drawings of Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), the prolific German Renaissance artist. The drawings were selected, and with an introductory essay, by Heinrich Wölfflin. Translated by Stanley Appelbaum and with a foreword by Alfred Werner. --- In brown wraps with Dürer's "Head of Saint Mark" on cover. Interior leaves in buff color. Unpaginated (about 75 pages). --- A clean, sound copy but with sunning near spine and a little yellowing to cover edges.; Dover Fine Art, History of Art; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall) 
Price: 13.00 USD
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The Art of Architecture Exhibitions, FEIREISS, Kristin (editor)
37 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
38 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 lightly sunned 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
39 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
40 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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