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

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

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BESSIE PEASE GUTTMANN

By: VICTOR J.W. CHERSTIE

Price: $55.00

Publisher: RADNOR PA., WALLACE -HOMESTEAD: 1990

Edition: FIRST

Inscription: SIGNED BY AUTHOR

Seller ID: 7002

ISBN: 0870695614

Condition: FINE


IN THE EARLY , PART OF THE 1900'S A COMMERCIAL ILLUSTRATOR SO CAPTURED THE IMAGINATION OF AMERICA THAT HER PRINTS APPEARED IN ALMOST EVERY HOME. HER FAME SPREAD WORLDWIDE, YET HER NAME IS ABSENT FROM THE ANNALS OF AMERICAN ARTISTS AND ILLUSTRATOES , SHE HAS BEEN DUBBED THE FORGOTTEN ARTIST . NOW FOR THE FIRST TIME , THE LIFE AND ART OF BESSIE PEASE GUTMANN (1876-1960) ARE PRESENTED BIOGRAPHICALLY IN THIS BEAUTIFUL BOOK FULL OF HER LIFE AND WORK View more info

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Early New England Potters and Their Wares

By: Watkins, Lura Woodside

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23086

Condition: Very Good


Book itself is clean and well kept with no names or writing and tightly bound. Jacker shows chipping to extremities and overall edgewear, but remains intact, has not been price-clipped, and is most handsome in brand new mylar. Book measures 7-1/2"x10-1/4". Color illustration at frontis and numerous black and white plates at back of book. Covers 17th century potters, James Kettle, the provincial potters of Charlestown, the introduction of stoneware by Grace Parker, redware, excavations on the Bayley sites of 1723-1799, the Osborns of Danvers, the Quaker potters of Bristol Co., stoneware... View more info

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Cincinnati Painters of the Nineteenth Century Presented in the Cincinnati Art Museum

By: Weber, Bruce

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Art Museum: 1979

Seller ID: 23634

Condition: Fine


Crisp and clean inside and out with no names or writing, no spine crease, and pisrtine pages throughout, including the covers.Tthe book measures 9" x 10" and has 218 pages. Book is an art exhibition catalog published to accompany the art which was on view from October 6, 1979 to January 13, 1980.Photographs abound, some in color, and many more in black and white at back of the book. There are also two essays, "Cincinannati As An Art Center 1830-1865 and Frank Nuveneck and the Art Life of Cincinnati 1865-1900. Beautiful. View more info

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Holon: Birgitta Weimer

By: Weimer, Birgitta

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Germany, Stadtische Galerie Villa Zanders: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 27420

Condition: Near Fine


Very clean, atrractive book designed without dustjacket. No names or writing and no bumps to boards. Measures 8-1/2" x 12", has 79 pages, and is printed on quality coated paper. Illustrated throughout with both black and white and color photographs. Text is in both German and English. The artist's works stress the relationship between art and science including such areas as physics, biology, economics, and anthropology, as well as the new interdisciplinary theories about morphic fields and complex systems. Includes essays by three authors. A rather scarce title. View more info

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Japonisme; Japanese Influence of French Art 1854-1910 (Two Museum Catalogs, 1975);

By: Weisbery, Gabriel P. Et al

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Cleveland Museum of Art et al: 1975

Seller ID: 27505

ISBN: 0910386226

Condition: Fine


These are examples of beautiful and informative art catalogs. There's a large one that's like a book and another thin one to augment it. The smaller one is most common,. but usually it doesn't include the over pages protecting the cover as shown here. There is much to read in the large book which features full page tipped-in color art in addition to that which is printed on the page primarily in black and white. The catalog measures 8"x10-1/2" and is very clean and tightly bound. Cover is plain white and pristine, designed with a dustjacket which shows a small horizonal crease to lo... View more info

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Millenia Masterpieces Spring 2000 An Exhibition 22 March - 7 April

By: Weisbrod, Michael B. Et al

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Weisbrod Chinese At Ltd.: 2000

Seller ID: 25695DAY

Condition: Fine


Very beautful, quality book measuring 9"x12", printed on coated paper, and illustrated with full page, full color high defintiion prhotography. Includes an intro to four archaic bronze objects, a conservation report on a late Eastern Zhou dynasty inlaid bronze hianhu, a later Warring States period inlaid hu, a conservation report on a late Warring States period inlaid bronze, a chronological table, a selected biography and institution listings. No, tears or chips, no names or writing. Jacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. View more info

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The Arts & Crafts Movement in Europe & America: Design for the Modern World [Paperback]

By: Wendy Kaplan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Thames & Hudson: 2004

Seller ID: 27480RD

ISBN: 0875871917

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean, as new book. Appears unread -- no spine crease and no names or writing. Pristine inside and out. Printed on quality coated paper which is quite heavy. 314 illustrations, 256 of which are in color. Book is slightly oversized at 9" x 10-1/4" and has 327 pages including a lengthy index. Book was printed to accompany an exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Delaware Museum of Art and the Cleveland Museum of Art, all of which took place in 2004. Text covers the topic as it pertained to the United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Scandinavia, Belgium, France and th... View more info

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PICASSO'S CHILDREN

By: WERNER SPIES

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, PRESTEL: 1994

Seller ID: 7394

ISBN: 3791313754

Condition: FINR


AN ENTICING INTRODUCTION TO PICASSO'S MAGICAL WORLD OF CHILDREN 126 PGS. OF TEXT PLUS COLOR AND B& W PRESENTATIONS OF HIS WORKS RELATING TO CHILDREN BOOK AND D.J. AS NEW View more info

Image for The Surface Designer's Art: Contemporary, Fabric, Printers, Painters and Dyers

The Surface Designer's Art: Contemporary, Fabric, Printers, Painters and Dyers

By: Westphal, Katherine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Asheville, North Carolina, Lark Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 27770

ISBN: 0937274674

Condition: Fine


Very clean, handsome book with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Dustjacket lewise clean with no tears or chips and most handsome in brand new mylar Hasd not been price-clipped. Katherine Westphal authored the introduction, but the rest of the chapters are by various artists who talk about their tecniques for embellishing the surface of the medium. Artists duscuss dyeing, printing, and painting. Each story is different and the photographs are fabulous. A perfect book for the fabric artist. Nook measures 9-1/2" x 12-1/2" and has 176 pages. View more info

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Virginia Fraktur: Penmanship As Folk Art

By: Weustm, Klaus

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Virginia, Shenandoah History: 1972

Seller ID: 28215

Condition: Fine


Beautiful booklet with a vast amount of information in 28 pristine pages, plus many examples in both black and white and full color. Frakturs are commonly equated with Pennsylvania which is apt, but not the only place where this venerable art thrived. The difference in Virginia's examples were the result of practising the work as it was rendered in southwest Germany. Booklet measures 7-1/4" x 10-1/2. It's as new except for former owner's bookplate on reverse of front cover. View more info