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Image for Lladró: Novedades 1.989, Complemento del Catalogo 1.988 - 89

Lladró: Novedades 1.989, Complemento del Catalogo 1.988 - 89

By: N/A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Valencia, Spain, Lladró Comercial Ordal, S.A.: 1988

Stock No.: 80962

Condition: 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 View more info

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Gauguin (The Colour Library of Art)

By: ALLEY, Ronald

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn Publishing Group, Ltd.: 1970

Stock No.: 78487

Condition: 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 View more info

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The Tao of Architecture

By: Amos Ih Tiao Chang

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 1981

Stock No.: 81455

ISBN: 0691003300

Condition: Good


An essay that ". . .develops a parallel between [aspects of] Laotzu's philosophy. . .and modern architecture." With black & white drawings throughout. --- Prior owner's mark inside front cover, and with rubbing and curling to covers, else a firm, clean, intact copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall) ; (8), 72 pages View more info

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Frederic Remington: The Color of Night

By: ANDERSON, Nancy K.; SHARPE, William C.; NEMEROV, Alexander

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C./Princeton, New Jersey,, National Gallery of Art/Princeton University Press: 2003

Stock No.: 80191

ISBN: 0691115540

Condition: 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 and in removable... View more info

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Sketches for Friends

By: ARDIZZONE, Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Jaffrey, New Hampshire, U.S.A., David R. Godine-Publisher: 2002

Stock No.: 79311

ISBN: 156792185X

Condition: 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 View more info

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The Birds of America

By: AUDUBON, John James

Price: $42.50

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1937

Edition: First Edition Thus

Stock No.: 83182

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A first edition (thus) of this re-creation of Mr. Audubon's landmark work (first published 1827-1830) in a hefty, quarto-sized volume (9 in. wide x 12.5 in. tall). With 500 full-color plates which have made this such a cherished item. With introduction and descriptive captions by William Vogt. With a facsimile of the title page from an original issue of this work. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped image of wild turkey and titling on both cover and spine. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With minor wear to cover edges, missing front free endpaper, some binder's glue blee... View more info

Image for People of the Totem  The Indians of the Pacific Northwest

People of the Totem The Indians of the Pacific Northwest

By: BANCROFT-HUNT, Norman (text); FORMAN, Werner (photos)

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Peter Bedrick Books: 1989

Stock No.: 74445

ISBN: 0872261999

Condition: 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 View more info

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Iconologia

By: BASKIN, Leonard (text and illustrations)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 82490

ISBN: 0233980032

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


A signed first edition of this tribute, in words and portraiture, to his fellow artists by the American-born illustrator, printmaker and sculptor Leonard Baskin (1922-2000). With over 100 marvelous black & white Baskin illustrations, consisting of drawings, etchings, woodcuts, and lithographs. Signed "to Mrs. Tad Bartimus / with the best wishes / of / Leornard Baskin" to half title page. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features Baskin drawings to both front and back. --- An excellent copy, clean, and bright. Price-clipped jacket with general... View more info

Image for Sketch Book of Fireplace Designs [25 plates in portfolio]

Sketch Book of Fireplace Designs [25 plates in portfolio]

By: BENNETT, H. T. (secretary

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Associated Wood Manel Manufacturers: 1911

Stock No.: 83170

Condition: Very Good


25 separate plates offer various architectural designs for fireplaces, prepared for the use of American and Canadian architects. The plates are housed in a portfolio which is comprised of tan paper-covered boards backed in gold cloth, with cloth string ties to secure the contents. Also includes a 16-page introductory brochure intended as a guide to the plates, with mantel dealer information, designed to be presented to architects the Wood Mantel Manufacturers' Association. --- All 25 plates, numbered 'A' through 'Y', are present. Both plates and portfolio in very good shape, though with a litt... View more info

Image for Birds:  The Paintings of Terance James Bond

Birds: The Paintings of Terance James Bond

By: BOND, Terance J.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Athena Press: 1989

Stock No.: 73936

ISBN: 0922884005

Condition: 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... View more info

Image for Modern American Painting: With Eighty-Nine Illustrations in Full Color Selected from the Series on Contemporary American Artists Published in "Life"

Modern American Painting: With Eighty-Nine Illustrations in Full Color Selected from the Series on Contemporary American Artists Published in "Life"

By: BOSWELL, Peyton

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1940

Stock No.: 79814

Condition: 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 View more info

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Rings Five Passions in World Art

By: Brown, J. Carter

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Harry N Abrams: 1996

Stock No.: 73415

ISBN: 0810944294

Condition: 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 View more info

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Mainstreams of Modern Art

By: CANADAY, John

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1959

Stock No.: 75369

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for Metropolitan Seminars in Art, Portfolio 4: Abstraction

Metropolitan Seminars in Art, Portfolio 4: Abstraction

By: CANADAY, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: [New York], The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1958

Stock No.: 83027

Condition: Very Good


A discussion of what constitutes Abstraction in painting, along with a portfolio of twelve glossy color prints by noted artists such as Mondrian and Picasso as examples (plates numbered 37 through 48). Brief biographical sketches of the artists displayed at rear of volume. Number 4 in 12-portfolio series. Accompanying the plates are review questions and a precis of the next portfolio (no. 5: Composition). --- In a grey paper-covered portfolio with a pocket for the prints. Detail from Picasso's "The Studio" pasted to cover. --- Portfolios with small tears at spine ends, binding remains ... View more info

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The Visual Dictionary of American Domestic Architecture (A Roundtable Press Book/A Henry Holt Reference Book)

By: CARLEY, Rachel (author); SKIBINSKI, Ray; LAM, Ed (illustrations)

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Company: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81403

ISBN: 0805026460

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


First printing of this guide to architectural techniques used in American housing. A wide variety of structures are presented, from Native American dwellings to contemporary trends. All with black & white illustrations depicting structural layout or components. --- In maroon paper-covered boards with silver-stamped spine titling. Jacket with drawings of various structures on cover. --- A very nice copy, but with minor soiling to covers and chafing to lower edges, green remainder mark to top edge. Unclipped jacket with slight soiling and a little creasing to edges, else nice.; Tall Octavo (... View more info

Image for A Walk Through Mountain, Meadow, Marsh, and Woodland: A Collection of Photography and Prose

A Walk Through Mountain, Meadow, Marsh, and Woodland: A Collection of Photography and Prose

By: CARLSON, William A.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Lakewood, Colorado, Mountain to Sea Publishing Company: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 80965

ISBN: 097113670X

Condition: Fine


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 View more info

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The Glory of Westminster Abbey

By: CARPENTER, David (text)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Norwich, England, Jarrold & Sons, Ltd.: [c.1970s-80s]

Stock No.: 82965

ISBN: 0853065217

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


A tour and history of London's venerable Westminster Abbey in words and pictures. The magnificent 13th century church is the burial place of 15 kings, five queens and numerous notable English personages. It has served as the site of most royal coronations and numerous royal weddings, as well as other notable events in English history. With 16 color and 44 black & white photos; maps of the church, outbuildings and grounds as of 1532 to endpapers. --- In pictorial covers with color images of the interior of the church to front and back panels; wrapped in dust jacket duplicating the cover images.... View more info

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Catesby's Birds of Colonial America

By: CATESBY, Mark; FEDUCCIA, Alan (editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, The University of North Carolina Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79038

ISBN: 0807816612

Condition: 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 clo... View more info

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Italian Painting

By: CHRISTIANSEN, Kieth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Beaux Arts Editions/Hugh Lauter Levin Associates: 1992

Stock No.: 74119

ISBN: 0883639718

Condition: 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 View more info

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Edward Hopper's Chair Car: from the Collection of Helen and David B. Pall

By: Christie's

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, Christie's: 2005

Stock No.: 80964

Condition: 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 View more info

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The Living World of Audubon

By: CLEMENT, Roland C

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, A Ridge Press Book/Grosset & Dunlap: 1974

Stock No.: 80051

ISBN: 0448118319

Condition: 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 a... View more info

Image for World Architecture: An Illustrated History from Earliest Times

World Architecture: An Illustrated History from Earliest Times

By: COPPLESTONE, Trewin (editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Crescent Books: 1981

Stock No.: 81105

ISBN: 051735148X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


The history of worldwide architecture is traced in this wide-ranging work. With nearly 1026 black & white illustrations and 57 color plates. First U.S. printing of this work which was first published in the U.K. in 1963. --- In pale yellow textured paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with representative color images from the book. --- With adhesive remnants to cover edges, otherwise a bright, firm copy. Bright, unclipped jacket in mylar wrapper which has been taped over the boards, leaving the adhesive on board edges. (Due to the considerable weight of this hefty book,... View more info

Image for The World of Michelangelo, 1475-1564

The World of Michelangelo, 1475-1564

By: COUGHLAN, Robert

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Alexandria, Virginia, Time-Life Books: 1966

Stock No.: 83028

Condition: Near Fine


A portfolio of the works of the multi-talented Michelangelo. With images of his paintings, sculptures and architectural achievements. Includes biographical information as well as an overview of significant events during his lifetime. An entry in publisher's "The Time-Life Library of Art", with portfolio of color prints by other artists in the series laid in. --- In tan paper-covered boards backed in maroon leatherette; gilt-stamped spine titling. Volume housed in tan paper-covered slipcase with representative Michelangelo painting pasted to cover. --- An excellent copy: clean, bright a... View more info

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Graphic Arts

By: COX, Warren E. [editor]

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Garden City Publishing Company, Inc.: 1936

Stock No.: 74558

Condition: 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 o... View more info

Image for Amish Quilts 1880 to 1940 from the collection of Faith and Stephen Brown

Amish Quilts 1880 to 1940 from the collection of Faith and Stephen Brown

By: CUNNINGHAM, Joe; GRANICK, Eve Wheatcroft

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Museum of Art: 2000

Stock No.: 81027

ISBN: 1930561016

Condition: 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... View more info

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Essential Van Gogh

By: CUTTS, Josephine; SMITH, James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bath, England, Dempsey Parr / Parragon: 2000

Stock No.: 83090

ISBN: 184084700X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


120 of the stellar paintings of Vincent Van Gogh are displayed in full color, along with detailed commentary on them. With an introduction by Lucinda Hawksley. --- In pictorial covers with representative Van Gogh paintings to covers. Jacket repeats the cover paintings. --- With a bump near tail of spine, otherwise a clean, bright, tightly-bound copy. Jacket with a good-sized tear to spine tail, else bright and protected in clear removable mylar wrapper. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.); Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 256 pages View more info

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Cherry Creek Gothic: Victorian Architecture in Denver

By: DALLAS, Sandra

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82987

ISBN: 0806109106

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


A first edition of this guide to early Denver architecture by Sandra Dallas. With over 200 photos and illustrations of an eclectic mix of structures. Endpapers illustrated with drawn maps of early Denver. --- In decorative red and black paper-covered boards w/titling and decorations on spine in gilt; orange topstain. Jacket with image of Victorian-era two-story Denver house. --- An very nice copy: clean, tightly-bound and unmarked. Price-clipped dust jacket with a couple of tears and crumpled bruise near tail of spine, else intact and protected in clear removable mylar wrapper.; Octavo (8 to 9... View more info

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The Art of Natural History: Animal Illustrators and Their Work

By: DANCE, S. Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Woodstock, New York, The Overlook Press: 1978

Stock No.: 79584

ISBN: 0879510773

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for England's Constable  The life and letters of John Constable

England's Constable The life and letters of John Constable

By: DARRACOTT, Joseph

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1985

Stock No.: 76263

Condition: 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 View more info

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The Twenty-One Missions of California (Fourth Edition)

By: DEAKIN, Edwin

Price: $75.50

Publisher: Berkeley, Calif., 1901

Stock No.: 80861

Condition: 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. All 21 plates (each portraying a different mission) are present. --- 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.... View more info

Image for Flesh: Architectural Probes

Flesh: Architectural Probes

By: DILLER, Elizabeth; SCOFIDIO, Ricardo

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Princeton Architectural Press: 1994

Stock No.: 81452

ISBN: 1878271377

Condition: Very Good


This avant-garde work combines elements of architecture, visual arts and performing arts. Includes Georges Teyssot's essay: "The Mutant Body of Architecture". With plenty of black & white and color photos and drawings --- With fleshy wrap-around image to covers. --- With prior owner's mark to inside front cover and a little wear to cover edges, else a clean, bright, unmarked copy.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 256 pages View more info

Image for Glass Animals: 3,500 Years of Artistry and Design

Glass Animals: 3,500 Years of Artistry and Design

By: DOLEZ, Albane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1988

Stock No.: 80235

ISBN: 0810910349

Condition: 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" ... View more info

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Architecture for the Future

By: DUBOST, Jean-Claude; GONTHIER, Jean-François (editors)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Paris, Finest S.A. / Éditions Pierre Terrail: 1996

Stock No.: 80883

ISBN: 2879390281

Condition: 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 View more info

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Drawings of Albrecht Dürer

By: DÜRER, Albrecht (art); WÖLFFLIN, Heinrich (introduction)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1970

Stock No.: 80152

ISBN: 0486223523

Condition: 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) View more info

Image for The World of Giotto, c.1267-1337

The World of Giotto, c.1267-1337

By: EIMERL, Sarel

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Time Incorporated: 1967

Stock No.: 83030

Condition: Near Fine


A portfolio of works by the Florentine painter and architect Giotto di Bondone (c.1267-1337), perhaps best known for his Arena Chapel frescoes. With images of his works in both color and black & white. Includes biographical information as well as an overview of significant events during his lifetime. An entry in publisher's "Time-Life Library of Art". --- In tan paper-covered boards backed in maroon leatherette-like paper; gilt-stamped spine titling. Volume housed in tan paper-covered slipcase with representative Giotto painting pasted to cover. --- An excellent copy: clean, bright and... View more info

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Three Hundred Years of American Painting

By: ELIOT, Alexander

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Time Incorporated: 1957

Stock No.: 81210

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


A wide-ranging summary of American painting, from colonial days through the 1950s. With color images and textual descriptions throughout. --- In cream cloth-covered boards backed in maroon leatherette with gilt-stamped cover and spine titling. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- A clean, firm copy but with light soiling to covers.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); x, 318 pages View more info

Image for Karlstein:  Das Rätsel um die Burg Karls IV   (in German language)

Karlstein: Das Rätsel um die Burg Karls IV (in German language)

By: ESCHBORN, Michael

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Verlag Urachhaus: 1971

Stock No.: 82593

ISBN: 3878381468

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


A German-language guide to Karlstein, the castle of Emperor Charles IV (Karl IV) of the Holy Roman Empire. Built in 1348-1367 near Prague, the castle served as a repository for treasures of the Empire such as the crown jewels, artwork and other relics. With multiple black & white illustrations, as well as several color plates tipped onto leaves. --- In vivid red cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt to cover and spine; maroon endpapers. Jacket with color reproductions of paintings. --- A clean, tightly-bound and bright copy. Jacket with light chafing at spine ends, and with mild separation... View more info

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The Art of Architecture Exhibitions

By: FEIREISS, Kristin (editor)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Rotterdam, NAi Publishers: 2001

Stock No.: 80884

ISBN: 9056622048

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for Norman Rockwell's America

Norman Rockwell's America

By: FINCH, Christopher

Price: $34.00

Publisher: New York, Reader's Digest/Harry N. Abrams: 1976

Stock No.: 77760

ISBN: 0810904543

Condition: 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 dis... View more info

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John James Audubon

By: FORD, Alice

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78869

Condition: 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, ... View more info