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Stobart: The Rediscovery of America's Maritime Heritage

By: Stobart, John with Davis, Robert P/

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., E P Dutton: 1985

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 20627

ISBN: 0525244379

Condition: Fine


A massive volume measuring 12-1/2" tall by 16" high in very nice, clean condition. The book itself is without fault -- no names or writing and no bumps to boards. The jacket has not been price-clipped and shows no egregious faults, but does have a small dark spot to plain blue back and a very small wear spot to upper back corner. It will arrive, however in brand new protective mylar. If you love the art of Stobart, or appreciate nautical art in general, this book is feast for the eyes. There are over 60 paintings in full color, as well as additional drawings by Stobart, all appearing f... View more info

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Elizabeth Murray

By: Storr, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Museum of Modern Art, New York: 2005

Seller ID: 28047

ISBN: 0870701931

Condition: Very Good


Very handsome book with an exhuberant cover design. No dustjacket, but clean, tightly bound and filled wirth much text and photos of the artist's work in color. Bookw as published to accompany the exhibit at MOMA from Oct.23, 2005 to Jan. 9, 2006 before being sent to Spain for anothher exhibit in Valencia. Book offers an essay ittled Elizabeth Murrary Shape Shifter and an interview with Murray. Book mesures 9-3/4" x 11-1/2" with 236 pages. View more info

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Savannah: Her History As Seen by the Artist

By: Streed, Louise Yancey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Orangeburg, South Carolina, U.S.A., Sandlapper Pub Co: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25264

ISBN: 096485810x

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful as new book. SIGNED boldly by author on half title page. Dustjacket also bears a silver sticker to face (could be removed) indicating that this is an autographed copy. Also laid-in is a large fold-out map entitled The Savannah Historic District Map Issue XIV. It, too, is crisp as new. The art is glorious whether in full color or drawngs and is perfect for the author's commentary on her city's history. Measures 9" tall by 11-1/2". 127 pages. View more info

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Between the Dark and the Darkness Special Limited Edition 1950)

By: Sulier, Norman B.

Price: $98.00

Publisher: United States, Brockman, Irven B.: 1950

Edition: Limited First Edition of 500 Copies

Seller ID: 23438

Condition: Very Good


Beautiful book bound in black moire cloth and filled with beautiful papers throughout. At the front of the book there is a small picture of the poet who was known as an artist and sculptor. At the back of the book there are three pictures of his sculptures titled the Temptations of St. Anthony , Guzzardi, A Portrait and Ghandi. Sulier graduated from a Toledo, Ohio Catholic high school and appears to have embraced the Catholic religion in later life. The book measures 7" x10" and has 52 pages plus the art photos. Sulier's writing reveals both poet and philosopher. Here's a short ... View more info

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The Three Perfections: Walter Neurath Memorial Lecture 1974

By: Sullivan, Michael

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1974

Seller ID: 27828

Condition: Fine in near Fine Slipscase


Slim, beautiful book bound in dark brown cloth with a matching slipcase. Face board is ruled and printed in gilt, as is spine. Pages are pristiine and made of quality paper .Only defects are a small stain to front of slipcase and to front free endpaper, both from very small price stickers ill placed. Paste-down page retains a presentation plate from the publisher.. The Walter Neurath Lecture was endowed by Thames & Hudson and was printed as an illustrated book. This one is titled "The Three Perfections; Chinese Painting Poetry and Calligraphy. Book measureas 6" x 8-1/2" and has 64 pages. A lo... View more info

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Artists of Grand Rapids 1940-1980 A Cooperative Exhibition

By: Sweeney, J. Gray

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan, Grand Rapids, Michigan Grand Rapids Art Museum; Grand Rapids Public Museum: 1981

Seller ID: 28012

Condition: Very Good


This is a remarkably hard to find catalog, but it's a gem. The cover art titled "Sunlit Interior" was rendered by Will Howe Foote circa 1913-1914. The catalog is clean and tightly bound with no spine crease and no names or writing. It measures 10" x 9" and has 131 pages printed on quality coated paper. Most works are in black and white, but there are also some beauties in color (see photos). The front of the catalog is all about artist biographies. The artists whose work was included are these: Marinus Hartung, Sara Nelson, Henry Livingston Hillyer, Volatire Combe, Frederick Stuart Church, Law... View more info

Alfred Stieglitz At Lake George

By: Szarkowski, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York City, The Museum of Modern Art, New York: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 23433

ISBN: 087070138X

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful book, the result of the photographer's withrawal to upstate New York where he settled in to work on his photography. Alfred Stieglitz was known as a photographer, but also as a writer, a publisher, an art dealer asnd much more.The book begins with an essay of 23 pages, each with black and white photographs of Stieglitz. The author of this essay had this to say, "Stieglitz was an artist of massive self-absorption, and his egocentric and deeply ahistorical defintition of the world can be chilling." But he also said this, "The best of these pictures are important because they a... View more info

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Robert Laurent and American Figurative Sculpture 1910-1960; Selections From the John N. Stern Collection and the David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art

By: Tarbell, Roberta K.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, The David & Alfred Museum of Art; The University of Chicago: 1994

Seller ID: 27075

Condition: Fine


A beautiful and handsomely designed catalog with a strong graphic color photo at front cover is covered with a sheer printed sheet which tantalizes with just a hint of what awaits. It's also oversized at 7" wide by 12" tall and has 54 pages printed on quality coated paper. Illustrations are large and plentiful -- all black and white photographs. Much information, plus the catalog itself, which is nicely described, and a bibliography. View more info

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Aubrey Beardsley

By: Teade, Brian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Suffolk, England, Antique Collectors' Club: 1998

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 27125TB

ISBN: 1851490485

Condition: Fine


Beautiful! Book itself is as new and the dustjacket is likewise clean and bright with no tears or chips, just some light creasing upper back edge. Celebrates the works of a British artist who gained fame in his early 20's and was dead at 25. The book offers information about Beardsley at the front, but the empasis here is on the body of his work. There are eight color illustrations and 494 in black and white, which in this instance is a plus. The black and white scheme is perfect for his subjects and his style. Book measures 8-1/2"x11" and will arrive in a brand new mylar cover. NOT a remaind... View more info

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DESIGNING IDENTITY THE POWER OF TEXTILES IN LATE ANTIQUITY

By: THELMA THOMAS

Price: $40.00

Publisher: PRINCETON , PRINCETON U. PRESS: 2016

Seller ID: 7354

ISBN: 069116942X

Condition: FINE


ACCOMPANYING CATALOG TO THE EXHIBIT BY THE INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF THE ANCIENT WORLD AT NY U 160 PAGES OF TEXT AND COLOR PHOTOS OF ORIGINAL TEXTILES . UNIQUE PUBLISHER'S MYLAR D. J. IN FINE CONDITION, BOOK ON HEAVY STOCK ALSO FINE View more info

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French Painting; The Nineteenth Century; From Le Nain to Fragonard; From Fouquet To Poussin (3 VOLUME SET)

By: Thuillier, Jacques; Chatelet, Albert

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Geneva, Switzerland, Skira:

Seller ID: 24035

Condition: Near Fine


Massive oversized books in very nice condition. Published in 1962, 1963 and 1964. High quality with many tipped-in plates. Books themselves are pristine with no names or writing and measure 10"x14". Matching blue boards on all are clean and unbumped. Jackets are likewise quite good, but each has one glitch aside from small areas of minor isolated edgewear. One shows a triangular tear to crown of spine, a longish closed tear to front which can only faintly be seen; and one has creases to endflaps. All are handsome in brand new mylar. In addition to the beautiful illustration which numbe... View more info

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Golden Years of Faberge; Drawings and Objects from the Wigstrom Workshop

By: Tillander-Godenhielm, Ulla Et.al

Price: $50.00

Publisher: France, A La Vieille Russie: 2000

Seller ID: 25830DH

ISBN: 2909838471

Condition: Fine in Near Fine Case


Crisp, as new book -- doubtful it is has ever been read. Both slipcase and book are pristine and beautiful with just one small abrasion at top back edge of slipcase. Book contains a large four-page leaflet laid-in. Handsomely illustrated throughout with drawings and historical photographs. Ample text written in ENGLISH. This is a very large book measuring 10"x13-3/4" with 175 pages. View more info

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Bloomsbury at Home

By: Todd, Pamela

Price: $18.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Harry N. Abrams Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27879

ISBN: 0810941112

Condition: Fine


A gorgeous feast of a book for Bloomsbury fans (like us!) who can't get enough of the outrageous artists and writers who comprised one of the most fascinating creative groups in literary and artistic history. This book is a treasure. Not only does it include reproductions of the drop-dead beautiful art and great vintage photos, but it also explores the complicated relationships of the players, their interior decorating disasters, their grand entertainments, and, of course, their intimate moments. There are one hundred images in all, including eighty color plates. Crisp and clean inside and out... View more info

Image for Lastenforderung Durch Funf Jahrtausende: Dargestellt in Dockumenten Der Bildenden Kunst (Five Thousand Years of Load Handling: Portrayed Through the Visual Arts -- English translation laid-in)

Lastenforderung Durch Funf Jahrtausende: Dargestellt in Dockumenten Der Bildenden Kunst (Five Thousand Years of Load Handling: Portrayed Through the Visual Arts -- English translation laid-in)

By: Toussaint, Fritz

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Duisburg, Germany, Mannesmann Demag Aktiengesellschaft: 1981

Seller ID: 17898

Condition: Very Good


Book itself is clean and attractive with a small amoutn of light foxing to first few pages only. No bumping to boards and no names or writing. Dustjacket shows one short tear to bottom front edge and a few tiny ones at upper back and one very tiny chip to crown of spine. Is most handsome in brand new mylar. Includes an English translation to the German text laid-in -- very clean copy.. Beautiful art tipped in with lovely fold-out at center. 135 pages. Uses the visual arts to trace the history of how man moved large loads from place to place over five thousand years View more info

Cleveland Builds An Art Museum 1884-1916; Cleveland Creates An Art Museum

By: Turner, Evan H. (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, The Cleveland Museum Of Art: 1991

Seller ID: 23431

ISBN: 0940717093

Condition: NEW Fine Slipcase


Crisp brand new books in a pristine slipcase. Very attractive design and much information about the the original museum which led us ultimately to today's museum which is a contemporary work of art in itself. The books measure 8-3/4" x 11-1/2" and are illustrated with black and white photographs. Between the two volumes there are 297 pages. View more info

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James Turrell: Occluded Front

By: Turrell, James; Coplans, John; Panza di Biumo, Dr. Giuseppe; Adcock, Craig

Price: $65.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Lapis Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28212

ISBN: 0932499104

Condition: Fine


Beautiful art book which looks bright as new. No defect of note and not even a price-clip. Jacket will arrive in a brand new mylar cover. The book measures 9" x 11- 1/.4" and has 157 pristine pages.What makes this book unique is it's format. Many distinguished members of the art community were interviewed to discuss Turrell's work and technique. Contributors include Craig Adcock, Julia Brown, John Coplans, Edy de Wilde, . Craig Hodgetts, Lucebert, Count Giuseppe Panza di Biumo, Jim Simmerman, James Turrell and Theodore F. Wolff. View more info

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The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life

By: Twyla Tharp

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NJew Your, Simon & Schuster: 2003

Edition: FirstEdition

Seller ID: 23850

ISBN: 0743235266

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean book which may not have been read. There are no bumps to the boards, no names or writing, no remainder mark, and no priceclip. Tharp doesn't believe that creativity is a gift form the gods. She believes in preparation and effort and the willingness to make creativity a habit. Over a 35 year-plus career she has designed 30 exercises that can get your internal artist workign again. The book measures 7-1/4" x 9-1/4", has 243 pages and will arrive in a brand new mylar cover. View more info

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Patrick Kelly Recent Paintings 2001

By: Utter, Douglas Max

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, The Bonfoey Company: 2001

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 23796

Condition: Near Fine


This is a new artist to me, but he has been around Ohio a long time. Born in Steubenville, graduated from college at Ohio University in Athens with a BFA and MFA degrees, and has exhibited heavily in Cleveland, as well as other places including -- Youngstown, Michigan Pennsylvania, Japan, Canada, Chicago, New York City and more. The colors of these paintings are gorgeous and the works in their completion were inspired by Alexander Pope's poem Windsor Forest. The catalog measures 9" square and has a separate invitation laid-in inviting gallery goers to the opening of the exhibit and a reception... View more info

Mirage

By: Vallejo, Doris

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., Ballantine Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition, Later Printing

Seller ID: 18501K

ISBN: 0345344057

Condition: Very Good


Crisp, clean copy of an oversized softcover measuring 9-1/4"x12".Full page art primarily featuring Vallejo's fantasy women -- many nudes. Intro by his wife Doris with accompanying short poems by her as well. Unpaginated. Also available is Vallejo's Fantasy Art Techniques. View more info

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R.v. R. The Life of Rembrandt Van Rijn

By: Van Loon, Hendrik Wellem

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Reprints: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 28018

Condition: Fine


Beautifully kept book with wrap-around cover art illustrating both boards and spine. Only fault is a little bit of rubbing to spots at spine.The black slipcase is also sturdy, clean and attractive. Only fault to it is a small piece of outer paper missing at bottom corner. The underpaper is likewise black, though not shiny as the other is, but still looks quite acceptable. The book itself has a pristine yellow inked top edge, immaculate pages and page edges, and no names or writing. Book inside its case measures 6-1/2" x 10" and has 378 pages. A legthy text is augmented by color plates... View more info