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Reflections of Reality in Japanese Art (with Museum Brochure of the Same Title Laidi-in)

By: Cunningham, Michael R.; Lee, Sherman E. and Cunningham, Michael R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A., Cleveland Museum of Art: 1983

Edition: No Edition Stated

Seller ID: 16464

ISBN: 0910386706

Condition: Very Good


Very nice copy -- clean as a whistle inside and out with no names or writing. Dustjacket shows small bit of wear to upper corners, but no tears or chips and is most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Quarto-sized at 10" tall. Printed on high quality glossy paper and lavishly illustrated in both black and white and color -- 139 pieces of sculpture and paintings ranging from early ceramic sculptures through late 19th century paintings. Ample text discusses the Japanese reality movement. 292 pages. Separate index laid-in. Accompanying the book is the exhibit booklet published by the Cleveland... View more info

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The Life and Art of Paul Strisik N..A.

By: Curtis, Judith A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., J.A. Curtis: 2001

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 276245

ISBN: 1885435207

Condition: Fine


Book itself is crisp and clean with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Dustjacket is likewiseclean with no tears or chips. Will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Many beautiful full color plates show the work of an artist who began his career as something of a late starter. Though he loved the play of light (he died in 1998) , he cannot be pigeon-holed as an impressionist. Book measures 9" high and 11-1/4" wide and has 128 pages. View more info

The Art of Phyllis Seltzer (SIGNED By artist)

By: Dancyger, Ruth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, Ohio Artists Now: 1995

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 20333CWR

Condition: Near Fine


A bright red cover with stark white lettering makes for an attractive book. Clean and tightly bound with pristine pages showing no names or writing other than artist's inscription which reads "To ----- A delightful lunch. My best. Love, Phyllis." Book measures 8-1/2"x10" and has 53 pages with numerous illustrations in both black and white and color. Considerable text. View more info

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Broken Wings: Donald Lipski At Grumann March 18 -- April 10, 1987

By: Davis, Carol Becker (curator)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Brookfield, New York, Hillwood Art Gallery: 1987

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 28214

Condition: Very Good


Nice art catalog, the front cover of which has a large cut-out through which the blue shards of glass can be seen. Catalog measures 8-3/4" x 11-1/4" with 48 pages and is clean and tightly bound. No names or writing and only fault is a crease to lower front cover. The Grumann mentioned in the title is the name of a salvage yard in Bethpage, New York where he began his quest for "stuff", found objects, only BIG ones. In a lengthy interview Lipski talks about his art and the making of it. There are many black and white pictures of Lipski, plus the salvage and the art itself. The catalog sold out ... View more info

Cetamura Antica Traditions of Chianti

By: de Grummond, Nancy Thomson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fine Arts Press Florida State Unviersity: 2000

Seller ID: 24985

ISBN: 1889282081

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp, beautiful book, very gently kept. No spine crease, no names or writing and pages and page edges pristine. Measures 9"x11" and printed on quality paper. Photographs at back of book in both black and wite and color, plus line drawings, for a total of 52 plates. Lengthy introduction at front. View more info

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Degas and the Dance

By: De Vonyer, Jill; Kendall, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Harry Abrams: 2002

Seller ID: 28207

ISBN: 1885444265

Condition: NEW in Original Shrinkwrap


BRAND NEW book still in original shrinkwrap. The page edges are snow white and there is no defect of note. Book measures 9-1/2 x 11-3/4" and has 303 pages. Degas is best noted for his portrayal of the dance, particularly the ballet, sand this book is a compendium of his work on this topic. It was published earlier as an art catalog to accompany an exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Arts and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Would make a very nice gift. View more info

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American Paintings in the Detroit Institute of Arts: Works by Artists Born Before 1816 (Volume 1)

By: Detroit Institute of Arts;Black, Mary;Shaw, Nancy Rivard;Founders Society

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Manchester, Vermont, U.S.A., Hudson Hills Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22047AT

ISBN: 1555950442

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean, as new book. Pristine inside and out with no names or writing and no tears or chips to jacket which has not been price-clipped and looks most handsome in brand new mylar. Book is oversized at 9-1/1"x12-1/4" and has 340 pages. Includes 79 gorgeous large color plates and 109 black and white illustrations. Covers nearly 200 works by almost 100 artists. Much text. View more info

Portfolio I Larry Frank Photographer

By: DeVivo, Anita (editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Washington D.C,, Baker-Webster Printing: 1971

Seller ID: 19197

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, soft cover collection, one photograph per page, all in black and white shot with a 35mm SLR and taken btween 1967 and 1971, 29 in all including cover. Subjects include, but are not limited to, the 1968 Democratic National Convention, Lincoln Park, Chicago, Santa Barbara, the Golden Gate Cemetery and Cuba. View more info

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THE FINE ART OF TEXTILES THE COLLECTIONS OF THE PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART

By: DILYS E. BLUM

Price: $25.00

Publisher: PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART: 1997

Seller ID: 7041

ISBN: 0876331169

Condition: FINE


208 PAGES FILLED WITH WONDERFUL COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS, AND LIMITED TEXT PRESENT THE EXTENSIVE TEXTILE COLLECTION OF THE PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART. INCLUDES CHAPTERS ON WOVEN TEXTILES, PRINTED TEXTILES EMBROIDERY, LACE, QUILTS, AND MORE.. SAMPLES FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD AND MANY ERAS View more info

Painting to Silkscreen An Intepretive Process

By: Dinkin, Larry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dayton, Ohio, The Dayton Art Institute: 2006

Seller ID: 20849DY

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful book published to accompany an exhibit held at the Dayton Art Institute July 29, to Novmber 26, 2006. No spine crease and no names or writing. Measures 9-1/2"x11-3/4" and is printed on quality coated paper. Color illustrated with 42 plates. Essay at front entitled "Reworking the Modernist Dialectic; Larry Dinkin's Paintings and Silkcreens." Nice color photo of artist in his studio. View more info

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Harvey Dinnerstein Artist At Work

By: Dinnerstein, Harvey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Watson Guptill: 1979

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 23817A

ISBN: 0823022102

Condition: Very Good


This is not just a book about Harvey Dinnerstein and his artistic work, it's also Harvey Dinnerstein sharing his techniques with would-be artists. He discusses drawings, oil painting, the studio, evolving pictorial ideas, the work in progress, and more. The best of all though is the "Work In Prrogress" for which he paints a simple image and changes it by aplying a new process to the work. And then there's another change and another one until all become steps to get to the last and most beautiful picture..The book has been nicely cared for -- I bought it from the estate of a local artist who ... View more info

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The Public Monument and Its Audience

By: Doezema, Marianne; Hargrove, June

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland Museum of Art: 1977

Seller ID: 25194

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean book showing just a bit of light toning at spine area of cover front and back. Otherwise clean, tightly bound, and attractive with numerous black and white photographs of monuments located around the state of Ohio. Much accompanying text in 72 pages. Measures 7-1/2" across and 8-1/2" tall. TWO like copies available. View more info

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Australia

By: Done, Ken

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Craftsman House: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25133

ISBN: 0947131167

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean book with no names or writing and no spine crease. Only fault is minor edge wear at isolated spots. Oversized at 9"x12". Printed on coated paper with page after page of gorgeous full page color art, all with a beach theme. Each work of art is accompanied by a caption, but there is no other text. View more info

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THE AMERICAN BIRDS OF DOROTHY DOUGHTY

By: DORTHY DOUGHTY

Price: $50.00

Publisher: ENGLAND, WORCESTER ROYAL PORCELIAN CO LTD: 1962

Inscription: SIGNED AND NUMBERED

Seller ID: 7321

Condition: VERY GOOD


BEAUTIFUL LEATHER BOUND SIGNED BY ARTIST & NUMBERED #1083 OF 1500 TELLS OF THE CREATION OF HER PORCELAIN BIRDS . INCLUDES 70 TIPED IN COLOR PLATES OF HER WORK COMES IN PLAIN SLIP CASE WHAT APPEARS TO BE COFFEE STAIN ON SPINE IS THE ONLY DEFECT ON AN OTHER WISE AS NEW BOOK View more info

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Studies in Design

By: Dresser, Christopher

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Layton, Utah, U.S.A., Gibbs Smith: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 23018

ISBN: 1586851853

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful book, beautifully designed with much gilt decoration to face board. No bumps, no names or writing, and pages and page edges pristine. Jacket shows mild wrinkling to very top edge, but this almost disappears in brand new mylar. Has not been price-clipped. Originally published in 1875, but today a classic for those interested in both the Arts and Crrafts and Modernist movements. The work of Christopher Dresser is showcased with text. Influenced by carpets, textiles, furniture and ceramics of Egypt, Japan, China, India and Morocco. View more info

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MARK HAMPTON THE ART OF FRIENDSHIP

By: DUANE HAMPTON

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, CLIFF ST BOOKS -HARPER COLLINS:

Edition: 1ST

Seller ID: 7393

ISBN: 0060185120

Condition: FINE


A COLLECTION OF 140 MARK HAMPTON WATER COLORS, WHIMSICAL , LIGHTHEARTED YET RICHLY BEAUTIFUL WELL KNOWN AS A DECORATOR HAMPTON WORKED FOR GEORGE BUSH ESTEE LAUDER HENRY KISSINGER AND MANY OTHER FAMOUS PEOPLE FINE BOOK AND D.J. IN MYLAR View more info

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The Windows of St. Patrick's Cathedral New York

By: Durkin, Sister Mary Cabrini et al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Editions Du Signe: 1998

Seller ID: 16319

ISBN: 287718675

Condition: Near Fine


Beautiful copy -- clean as a whistle inside and out. Small bump to lower front edge only defect. Printed on high quality glossy paper with rich jewel-toned color. A tour of the cathedral's magnificent windows with full pictures and explanation of each. 64 pages. View more info

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Fattig Kunst Rik Arv: Arte Povera Og Parallelle Praksiser 1968-2015 (Norwegian and English)

By: Eckoff, Audun (museum director)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oslo, Norway, Nasjonalmuseet: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28213

ISBN: 8281541008

Condition: Fine


Beautiful booklet which concentrates on the concept of "Poor Art -- Rich Legacy." it's a Danish publication and was published by the National Museum. which was celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Museum of Contemporary Art. This is a hard item to find but a very good one with much text in both Norwegian and English. The photographs are wonderful and there are 64 pristine pages. The content draws together the traditional earlier years of the museum with the contemproary museum of today. View more info

The Photographer's Guide to Great Lakes Lighthouses

By: Edington, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paoli, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Elevator Group: 2009

Seller ID: 19790

ISBN: 0615220819

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp, new book which has been a shelf copy. Only result is isolated spots of light edgewear. Otherwise pristine with no spine crease. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs throughout. Concentrates on lighthouses of the Great Lakes region with tips specific to each example. Book is oversized at 8-3/4"x11". 94 pages. View more info

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AMPHIGOREY

By: EDWARD GOREY

Price: $18.00

Publisher: SAN DIEGO, HARCOURT BRACE : 1983

Seller ID: 7392

ISBN: 0156056720

Condition: FINE


THE ART AND POETRY OF EDWARD GOREY COLOR AND B & W ILLUSTRATIONS FINE CONDITION CLEAN BRIGHT AND TIGHT View more info