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Image for John Pearson; Yorkshirski ciklus: obnova - nadaljevanje  (Yorkshire Series: Regeneration -- Continuum)

John Pearson; Yorkshirski ciklus: obnova - nadaljevanje (Yorkshire Series: Regeneration -- Continuum)

By: Bassin, Aleksander

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lubljana, Slovenia, Mestna Galerija Ljubljana: 2001

Seller ID: 27234

Condition: Near Fine


Very clean and tightly bound catalog with no names or writing published to accompany an exhibit held at the City Museum of Lubljana, Slovenia. Pearson is an Ohio artist who created this collection as a synthesis of nature and culture. Full page photographs in color throughout. The catalog measures 9"x11-3/4" and has 28 pages. Written in both ENGLISH and SLOVENIAN. Not commonly found. View more info

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The Art of Philadelphia Medicine (Museum Brochure Laid-in)

By: Bell, Whitfield J.Jr.; Sellers, Charles Coleman; Tatum, George B.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Philadelphia PA, Philadelphia Museum of Art: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25413

Condition: Fine


Crisp as new book with no defects of note save a thin line of shiny material adhered to bottom back edge (see last photo). Othewise the book is exceptional and also contains a nice museum brochure for the exhbit laid-in. Published as the catalogue for the exhibition. Measures 8"x10" and is amply illstrated. Three essays speak to art and medicine, medical portariture, and ,medical architecture in the city.131 pages. View more info

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William Glackens

By: Berman Avis (Editor)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Skira/Rizzoli: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27527RD

ISBN: 0847842614

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean, as new book. Doubtful it's ever been read. No defect of note and pristine inside and out. Book was printed to accompany exhibits which spanned 2014 to 2015 at The Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale; Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York; and The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia. Glackens (1870-1938) was an early practitioner of American modern painting as well as one of the founders of the Ashcan school of painting, Numerous essays by various authors cover the many facets of the artist's work as illustrator, landscape painter, painter of women and fashion, still lifes and more. B... View more info

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Gesso Frame Finishing 1947. Two Extra Gesso Booklets

By: Berner, Michael F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N3ew York, Self-published: 1947

Seller ID: 30022

Condition: Very Good


A long time ago when the earth was green I had one of these pink booklets. It sold rather quickly, but had no extras inside as this one does. As always, when extra items inside the main piece belong with it I never take them out and sell them individually. The main booklet covers gesso history, preparing gesso, materials for gesso frame finishing, coats of gesso, finishing with oil colors, obtaining an antique effect, a two tone finish, gold bronzing, and more. The other items are Artistic Picture Framing (10 pages) and Gesso Craft, a leaflet of four pages. The pink one has 19 pages with instr... View more info

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Mattress Factory: Installation and Performance, 1982-1989

By: Blackman, Susan (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Mattress Factory Ltd: 1991

Seller ID: 23713

ISBN: 0962329002

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp, clean , beautiful book which appears almost as new. The only fault is tiny spots of edge wear, otherwise it has a tight binding with no creases to spine and pristine pages and page edges. There are also no names or writing. Book measures 8-1/2" x 10-1/2 with 223 pages. This is a very t unusual art book, but it's also quirky, interesting, and fascinating. The title comes from a Pittsburgh building where mattresses had been made at the turn of the 20th century. In 1975 the buildng came alive and in 1977 artists rented studios .The exhbitions came in 1982 titled Factory Installations and ... View more info

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The Prado

By: Blanch, Santiago Alcolea

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Harry N Abrams: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 28112

ISBN: 0810937158

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful book and very hefty. Measures10"x11-3/4" with 474 pages, includng index. No defects of note. Dsutjacket is most handsome in brand new mylar cover. The first 140 pages tell the history of the Prado, one of Europe's most historic museums. The rest of the book showcases the art with full page, full color treatment. View more info

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The Chichester Cathedral Prayer Book Written and Illuminated in England by a Lancastrian Scribe and Artist during the Episcopate of Reginald Pecock 1450 1457

By: Bo Author Stated

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Chicwick Press; Charles Whittingham & Co.:

Seller ID: 25425

Condition: Very Good


Very nice oversized book measuring 7-1/2"x11-1/2" with cloth boards and a leather spine tooled in gilt. Wear line along the edges of spine on both sides, more so at back than front. Spine has also darkened.. Boards are pirstine. A few minor spots of foxing at firsy couple pages and a small tear to bottom edge of first two pages and top edge is gilded. Book is NOT a copy of the Chichester Cathedral Prayer Book, but rather an explanation of its contents replete with five full page black and white plates. priinted on coated paper. 23 pages. Previous bookseller's "ticket" affixed to bottom of rea... View more info

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Public Sculpture and the Civic Ideal in New York City, 1890-1930

By: Bogart, Michele Helene

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Univ of Chicago Press: 1989

Seller ID: 25594

ISBN: 0226063097

Condition: Fine


Crisp clean beautiful with no bumps to boards, no names or writing and no tears or chips to dustjacket which will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Pristine pages and page edges. Book measures 8-1/4" square and has 390 pages. Illustrated throughout with blackand white photographs. An interesting exploration of the municipal sculptures of the period -- what they were, who made them, how they were supported, and why the majority wwere erected from1890-1930; View more info

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Lost Cities of the Mayas: The Life, Art and Discoveries of Frederick Catherwood

By: Bourbon, Fabio

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Swan Hill Press: 1999

Seller ID: 25295

ISBN: 1840370424

Condition: Fine


Beautiful as new copy -- no defect of any kind and dustjacket protected by brand new mylar.. . Recounts the extraordinary life of Frederick Catherwood, the English artist who explored the Central American forest and the Yucatan plateau during the first half of the 19th century in search of Mayan cities. Illustrated with full color art by Catherwood and maps. 193 pages plus back matter.Beautiful fold-out at front too. Exqusite book.Measures 10"x14" View more info

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Mary Cassatt: A Catalogue Raisonne of the Graphic Work

By: Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Washignton D.C., Smithsonian Inst Press: 1979

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 28202

ISBN: 0874742846

Condition: Fine


Beautiful book -- clean as a whistle inside and out. No bumps to boards and no names or writing. Book is designed with paper over boards and a blue cloth spine. Book measures 9" x 12" and has 189 pages. Book opens with an extensive chapter about Cassatt's life and work, plus notes and a chronology. The next discussesnher techncal methods used by her -- drypoint, hard ground etching, soft ground etching, aquatint, color prints, other tonal processes and lithography. The majority of the book is the catalogue which focuses solely on her graphci works. It is predominately illustrated in black an... View more info

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Views of Paris and Its Festivals: Works of Banque de France and Musee Carnavalet

By: Brewster, Carly (Editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System: 2010

Seller ID: 23770

Condition: Fine


There's a lot of reasons to love this exhibition catalog. First of all, the text is in ENGLISH. Secondly, its an exhibition catalog replete with color and sepia art printed on coated paper. Then there's the fact that it's brand new and has pretty two-tone blue maps printed inside both covers. What's remarkable though is the art depicting fireworks from 1644 which had pyrotechnics for the King's Feast on Place de Palais in August, 1644 to the marriage of Napoleon I and the Archduchess Marie-Louise in 1810. The Booklet measures 8-1/4" x 10-1/2" and has 77 pages. The exhibition spanned October 11... View more info

Image for Texas On Paper Organized and Curated by Cheryl A. Brutvan and Linda Cathcart

Texas On Paper Organized and Curated by Cheryl A. Brutvan and Linda Cathcart

By: Brutman, Cheryl A.; Cathcart, Linda

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Houston and New York, New York Independent Curators Incorporated and the Houston Contemporary Arts Museum: 1982

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 23542

Condition: Very Good


This is not the usual art catalog which presents the works in booklet form. This one is a portfolio which contains fifteen cards measuring 8" x 11" with the works on the front and the artist's biography on the back. The fifteen artists are these and all are accounted for: Linda Blackburn, Suzanne Hitt Bocanegra, Jean A. Dibble, Michael Doga, Vernon Fisher, Roberto Munguia, Bradley R. Petersen, Jim Poag, Albert T. Scherbarth, Charles Schorre, Gael Stack, Earl Staley, William Steen, James Surls, and Danny Williams. There are also three more cards which offer commentary from the curators, plus an... View more info

Image for The White House in Miniature: Based on the White House Replica by John, Jan, and the Zweifel Family

The White House in Miniature: Based on the White House Replica by John, Jan, and the Zweifel Family

By: Buckland, Gail;Culbert-Aguilar, Kathleen

Price: $27.00

Publisher: New York, W W Norton & Co Inc: 1994

Edition: First Edition Stated

Inscription: SIGNED by Builder

Seller ID: 24367

ISBN: 0393036634

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean book with o bumps to corners and very clean red boards. Oversized at 9"x10". Jacket is very clean with no tears or chips and has not been price-clipped. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar. Only fault is a narrow ban of toning at top edge of endflaps. SIGNED and inscribed to previous owner by John Zweifel, one of the artists who created the miniature masterpiece. Book is filled with excellent full color photographs, but also contains much text offering details about both the real building and the creation of the replica. 201 pages plus back matter. View more info

Image for The Fine Arts; A University Course Sculpture, Painting, Archticture and Decoration in Their History, Development and Principles  (Vols. 1-11)

The Fine Arts; A University Course Sculpture, Painting, Archticture and Decoration in Their History, Development and Principles (Vols. 1-11)

By: Buckley, Edmund

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Chicago, National Art Society: 1907

Seller ID: 27143CWR

Condition: Very Good


Eleven consecutive books in a fine arts course published in 1907. Beautifully kept and beautifully designed. All are illustrated, primarily in black and white on quality coated paper. Each measures 9"x12" and each is focused on one period of art. Appears to be missing one volume -- #12 -- which covers Asian art. All are clean and tightly bound with just light wear. Begins with principles and technique of fine art and moves through the ages showing painting, sculpture and architecture of each. The final volume I have -- #11 -- is devoted to decoration. 742 pages collectively. View more info

Art Treasures From Vienna

By: Bulliet, Clarence J.

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Chicago, Louis Mariano Publisher: 1950

Seller ID: 17460IN

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean copy of a relatively hard to find brochure. Orange cover with black pictorials and printing to face. Measures 7x9" Only fault is evidence of regluing at front hinge. Tightly bound with no names or writing. Illustrated with black and white photographs, some full page. The author was art critic for the Chicago Daily News and the subject of a biography by Sue Ann Kendall discussing his efforts to both introduce the American Midwest to modern art and organize independent Chcago area artists who were left out of the loop by the traditional tastes of the Chicago Art Institute. View more info

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Barbara Morgan

By: Bunnell, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, Morgan And Morgan Monograph: 1972

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 28299

Condition: Fine


Book itself is clean and bright with no names or writing. Dustjacket is likewise clean with just one small tear to lower back near spine and a small bit of lamination gone tat top back next to spine.Will arrive in brand new mylar cover. The photographer, Barbara Morgan, is well known for her photographs of Martha Graham and her dance company. Here there is also dance, and much more, with 144 black and white images taken over four decades .Preface iis written by Peter Bennell. Book measures 9-1.4" x 10-3/4" . Very beautiful work. View more info

Image for Tunnicliffe's Birds: Measured Drawings by C.F. Tunnicliffe

Tunnicliffe's Birds: Measured Drawings by C.F. Tunnicliffe

By: C. F. Tunnicliffe

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Co: 1984

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 27753

ISBN: 0316165565

Condition: Very Good


Book is quite lovely and very clean with a beautiful dark brown cloth binding. Pristine inside and out. The dustjacket shows no tears or chips, no price clip and is very handsome in brand new mylar. Only fault is a small crease to bottom edge.of jacket. The art is beautiful and includes predatory birds, waterfowl, sea and shore birds, and miscellaneous birds. There is also a memoir of Tunnicliffe at back. 160 pages of which uinclude 62 illustrations. View more info

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El Siglo De Picasso (Two Volume Set)

By: Cabanne. Pierre

Price: $58.00

Publisher: Ministerio De Cultura: 1982

Seller ID: 17998

ISBN: 8474832357

Condition: Very Good


Beautiful two volume set. SPANISH LANGUAGE. Books are clean inside and out with no names or writing and pristine outer page edges.Dustjackets show only light edgewear and are most handsome in brand new mylar covers. Both are gloriously illusrated in full color on coated paper. Volume I (1881-1937) -- El Nacimiento Del Cubismo Las Metamorfosis; Volume II (1937-1973) La Guerra Gloria Y Soledad. 968 collective pages. View more info

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Tiepolo Pink

By: Calasso, Roberto

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Alfed A. Knopf: 2009

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 28225

ISBN: 0307267660

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful book with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Pages and page edges are pristine. Dustjacket is likewise nice with no tears or chips and no price-clip. Only fault is a small light stain to title box on front cover. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Book was translated from the Italian and is illustrated plentifully with color images and black and white drawings throughout. The subject is Giambattista Tiepolo, noted for his thirty three bizarre etchings. Most authors have declined to take them on, but Calasso made each one the subject of his book. The topics... View more info

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Women Artists of the Arts & Crafts Movement

By: Callen, Anthea

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1979

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 27984

ISBN: 0304506677

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean, tightly bound book with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Measures 8-1/2" x 12" with 332 pages. Much illutrsation with black and white photographs which show portraits of the women and their art which consisted of ceramics, embroidery, needlework, jewelry, metalwork, woodcarving, furniture, interior design, hand-printing, book binding and illsutration. Other chapters discuss class structure, design eeducation for women and women artists and politics. View more info