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Taras Shevchenko : Mistets'ka Spadshchina - Tom Pershyy, 1830-1847; Knyha Druha

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Vydavnytstvo Akademii Nauk Ukrains'koi RSR: 1961

Seller ID: 1846677


Some discoloration on bottom half of rear board, front & end matter lightly foxed. 1961 Large Hardcover. 108 pp., 193 color and black & white plates. Ukrainian text. Shevchenko was a Ukrainian poet and artist, whose literary work is considered the foundation of modern Ukrainian literature and language, and a driving force behind Ukrainian national consciousness. View more info

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A Book of Famous and Beautiful Chinese Ladies from all Antiquities [Accordion Book with Hand-Painted Portraits on Silk]

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: S.N.:

Seller ID: 1854595


Minor loss from edges of title label on front board. Wooden boards, carved Chinese character within a circle on front board, along with paper title label. A collection of ten color portraits of Chinese ladies handpainted on silk, mounted on sturdier backing paper, and bound in the accordion style popular for such publications of Eastern art. Each portrait captioned with a brief biographical sketch in both Chinese and English. Subjects include: Chang Li Hua; Mu-Lan; Wu Ch... View more info

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Forty Etchings on Copper, Reproduced from the Most Noted Examples of Modern Art and Photographs of English Landscapes. Series I [1].

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Osborne & Murphy Company, Art Publishers, Red Oak:

Seller ID: 2083653


Boards faintly soiled, front hinge just beginning to weaken, portion of front free endpaper removed, front flyleaf creased. All image pages excellent with no marks, foxing, stains, or toning. Forty half-tone images photographically reproduced from original photographs, and copper plate etchings by various artists. In 1888, two enterprising young men, Edmond Osborne and Thomas D. Murphy, purchased a woodcut of the Montgomery County Courthouse that was under construction a... View more info

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Horses on Parade: Rochester New York

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Monroe Litho: 2001

Seller ID: 2197742


Ink name on front endpaper. 2001 Large Hardcover. xvi, 168 pp. Photography by Kurt Brownell. A look at the Horses on Parade community art project sponsored by the High Falls Brewing Company in Rochester New York. Keywords: ROCHESTER NEW YORK LOCAL REGIONAL HORSES EQUESTRIAN PARADE ART PROJECT COMMUNITY HIGH FALLS BREWING COMPANY View more info

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Looking at Modern Painting

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Eureka Press: 1957

Seller ID: 2202896


Faint one inch stain to front wrapper, page corners lightly dog-eared. 1957 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 123 pp. While the chapters which follow are useful for individual study, they were expressly designed for use in informal group discussion. The writers raise issues, examine problems in contemporary art which have caused clashes of ideas, and explore conflicting ways of seeing and thinking. ...The four people who wrote these chapters brought to them four different points o... View more info

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The Art of the Pitti Palace, with a Short History of the Building of the Palace, and Its Owners, and an Appreciation of Its Treasures

By: Addison, Julia de Wolf

Price: $15.00

Publisher: L.C. Page & Company: 1904

Seller ID: 2199664


Early reprint. Spine toned. 1904 Hard Cover. ix, 389 pp. 8vo. Blue-grey cloth, gilt titles, decoration & rules, gilt top page ridge. A survey of the famous gallery which focuses on the Golden Age of painting in Italy. View more info

Image for An Extremely Important Collection of the Work of Frederic Remington, Consisting of Original Drawings, Autograph Letters, Books Written & Illustrated by Him, Portfolios, Prints, Posters, and Periodicals (Catalogue 14)

An Extremely Important Collection of the Work of Frederic Remington, Consisting of Original Drawings, Autograph Letters, Books Written & Illustrated by Him, Portfolios, Prints, Posters, and Periodicals (Catalogue 14)

By: Argonaut Book Shop

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Argonaut Book Shop:

Seller ID: 1532477


Lightly rubbed. 37 pp. Catalog of Frederic Remington material put out by Argonaut Book Shop. The Argonaut Book Shop was founded in 1941 in the middle of the financial district of San Francisco by Robert D. Haines. The Argonaut was a founding member of the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America and is also a member of the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers. For the last thirty-five years the shop’s proprietor has been Robert D. Haines, Jr. A numb... View more info

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The Live Wire: Circa 1920 Color Print by Pin-Up Artist Rolf Armstrong

By: Armstrong, Rolf

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Leslie-Judge Co.: 1920

Seller ID: 2173018


1920 Print. 7 1/2 x 11, matted to 12 x 15 1/2. A head and shoulders portrait of a smiling young woman by the artist known for his pin-ups. Leslie-Judge Co., the publisher of this print, was in business from the early 20th century until 1921. View more info

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The Birds of America

By: Audubon, John James; Vogt, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1946

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2266379


5th printing. Near fine in very good jacket. Jacket edges rubbed with minimal loss and tears to corners, jacket spine toned, front jacket flap corners trimmed. 1946 Large Hardcover. xxvi, 435 pp. Numerous beautifully designed color plates reproduced from the elephant folio edition of Audubon's masterwork, the original printing of which is among the most valuable books ever sold.  John James Audubon (April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851) was a French-American ornithologis... View more info

German Nineteenth-Century Drawings from the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford: C.G. Boerner, Dusseldorf, 25th February-30th March, 1983 Exhibition and Catalogue

By: Bailey, Colin J. (Exhibition and Catalogue)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: University of Birmingham: 1983

Seller ID: 1306290


Nice bright copy. 1983 Soft Cover. 78 pp. This is the largest exhibition of 19th-century German drawings and watercolours ever to be held in this country outside London and the first major exhibition of its kind since 1968, when 150 drawings from the Kunstmuseum in Dusseldorf and the Kunsthalle in Hamburg were shown at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. In Great Britain the Ashmolean Museum's collection of German 19th-century drawings is unique, both numerically a... View more info

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Bassano Drawings (February 1961)

By: Bassano; Seiferheld Master Drawings

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Seiferheld Master Drawings: 1961

Seller ID: 1527369


Lightly rubbed. 1961 Stapled Binding. 45 pp. A catalog from an exhibition featuring drawings by members of the famous Bassano family of Renaissance artists. View more info

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Musee De L'Ermitage: Les Grandes Maitres De La Peinture

By: Bazin, Germain

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Editions Cercle D'Art: 1958

Seller ID: 1529913


No jacket. Gilt titles on spine mostly rubbed away. 1958 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 258 pp. 13 x 10. Text in French. Numerous illustrations & color plates. The State Hermitage is a museum of art and culture in Saint Petersburg, Russia. One of the largest and oldest museums of the world, it was founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great and open to the public since 1852. Its collections, of which only a small part is on permanent display, c... View more info

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Louvre: Masterpieces of Italian Painting

By: Bazin, Germain

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York Graphic Society: 1956

Seller ID: 2199985


No jacket, boards toned, pages toned. 1956 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 21 pp. Colored plates follow text. 54 illustrations with 46 in color. A look at Italian paintings found in the Louvre's collection. Keywords: LOUVRE FRANCE ITALIAN PAINTING ART ARTISTS View more info

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Holbein

By: Bensusan, S.L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: T.C. & E.C. Jack: 1909

Seller ID: 2203171


Boards toned and lightly stained, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1909 Hard Cover. 80 pp. An account of the life of the German artist best known for his series of woodcuts entitled Dance of Death. Includes eight illustrations reproduced in full color. View more info

The Life of Sir Peter-Paul Rubens

By: Bertram, Anthony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1928

Seller ID: 2266621


No jacket, no publisher date (Introduction dated 1928), pencil name on front endpaper, pencil note on rear paste-down endpaper, pages faintly toned. xvi, 238 pp. Sir Peter Paul Rubens (/?ru?b?nz/;[1] Dutch: [?ryb?(n)s]; 28 June 1577 – 30 May 1640) was a Flemish artist. He is considered the most influential artist of Flemish Baroque tradition. Rubens' highly charged compositions reference erudite aspects of classical and Christian history. His unique and immensely popul... View more info

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Bishop's Wildfowl: A Collection of Etching and Oil Painting Reproductions by Richard E. Bishop

By: Bishop, Richard E.; Prestrud, Earl; Williams, Russ

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Brown & Bigelow: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author. Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2262387


First edition, one of an unnumbered limitation. Signed by author without inscription on half-title page. Ink gift note on half-title page ('To Harold E. Pierson, Dear Harold, Your company at our third deer hunt dinner here at 'R' House has indeed been a pleasure. Lena and Bruce E. Renard, 11/30/49'), list of guests who attended the dinner on following blank. 1948 Full-Leather. 282 pp. A collection of color and black-and-white reproductions from Richard E. Bishop's painti... View more info

Image for Charles Blackman's Paris Dreaming: A Celebration of a City of the Imagination - The Paris Drawings of Charles Blackman

Charles Blackman's Paris Dreaming: A Celebration of a City of the Imagination - The Paris Drawings of Charles Blackman

By: Blackman, Charles; Amadio, Nadine

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Reed: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261081


First edition. Includes publisher's slipcase. Ink gift note on front endpaper, jacket spine lightly toned, slipcase lightly rubbed. 1982 Large Hardcover. 143, [1] pp. A collection of drawings inspired by travels to Paris, drawn by the painter of the Antipodean school in Australia, most well-known for his Alice in Wonderland series. Paris Dreaming is both an entertainment and a celebration of Paris -- city of dreams and imagination, and all things to all men. It is also a... View more info

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Anthony Van Dyck: A Life

By: Blake, Robin

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ivan R. Dee: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2195548


First edition. Jacket spine slightly faded. 2000 Hard Cover. xii, 435 pp. This superb new biography provides the fullest narrative of Van Dyck's life and personality to appear in English. Commonly pigeonholed as a follower of Rubens or as the court painter of the Stuarts, Van Dyck here appears not only as a remarkably individual portraitist but as a fully rounded baroque artist of memorable power. Robin Blake brings together discoveries about Van Dyck's life and work tha... View more info

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Walter Goodman's The Printseller's Window

By: Brown, Peter Ogden

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Memorial Art Gallery: 2009

Seller ID: 2199226


2009 Soft Cover. 64 pp. Walter Goodman (11 May 1838 – 20 August 1912) was an English painter, illustrator and author. The son of English portrait painter Julia Salaman (1812–1906) and London linen draper and town councillor, Louis Goodman (1811–1876), he studied with J. M. Leigh and at the Royal Academy in London, where he was admitted as a student in 1851. Recent research has unearthed details of more than one hundred works by Goodman. The present whereabouts of ... View more info

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Christmas Treasures

By: Cannarella, Deborah

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, Inc.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2041250


First edition, not lower quality Beaux Arts reprint. Includes publisher's slipcase. An exceptional copy. Fine. 1998 Large Hardcover. 240 pp. Red cloth, gilt titles, all edges gilt, illustrated slipcase with dark green ribbon pull. A collection of prose, poems, carols, and art related to the virgin birth and the celebration of Christmas. Includes contributions by: St. Luke; Ben Jonson; Henry Van Dyke; John Milton; Nahum Tate; Axel Hambraeus; St. Matthew; William Carlos Wi... View more info

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The Esmark Collection of Currier & Ives

By: Carini, Anselmo

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Esmark: 1975

Seller ID: 1535600


1975 Stapled Binding. Cover image: American Steamboats on the Hudson. Currier and Ives was a successful American printmaking firm headed by Nathaniel Currier (1813–1888) and James Merritt Ives (1824–1895). Based in New York City from 1834–1907, the prolific firm produced prints from paintings by fine artists as black and white lithographs that were hand colored. Lithographic prints could be reproduced quickly and purchased inexpensively, and the firm called itself ... View more info

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The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini (One Volume Edition)

By: Cellini, Benvenuto; Symonds, J. Addington

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Black's Reader Service Company: 1927

Seller ID: 2202907


No date (circa 1927), No jacket. A very nice copy. 403 pp. The classic autobiography by the Italian Renaissance goldsmith, painter, sculptor, soldier, and musician, still considered the most important memoir of the era. View more info

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A Personal Vision Volume I: Portrait Painting - 'The Noblest Art'

By: Cowan, Ralph Wolfe

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ralph Wolfe Cowan Studio / Riteway Printing: 1988

Seller ID: 1924531


2nd printing. Wrappers foxed, the center gathering has come free of stapled binding but is still included in its proper place. 36 pp. Original glossy pictorial wrappers. A collection of portraits of famous individuals by Ralph Wolfe Cowan, including several images of Pope John Paul II, numerous members of British royalty, American politics, and other world dignitaries, various film stars and musicians (e.g., Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, Barbra Streisand), and several w... View more info

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Leonardo Da Vinci (Library of Great Painters)

By: Da Vinci, Leonardo; Wasserman, Jack

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Abrams: 1975

Seller ID: 2204792


Jacket lightly rubbed. 1975 Large Hardcover. This excellent selection of 100 drawings from the Royal Collection at Windsor Castle offers not only an exquisite sampling of Leonardo's extraordinarily diverse graphic oeuvre but also a genuinely accessible scholarly introduction to the drawings as a whole. View more info

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500 Years of Life in America: An Illustrated History

By: Davidson, Marshall B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Abrade Press / Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1987

Seller ID: 1814459


Tiny nick to jacket front. 1987 Large Hardcover. 256 pp. Includes 308 illustrations 62 of which are plates in full color. View more info

The Works of Vincent van Gogh: His Paintings and Drawings

By: de la Faille, J.-B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Reynal & Company: 1970

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2266625


Revised edition, augmented and annotated. Lacks jacket, otherwise an excellent copy. 1970 Large Hardcover. 701, [3] pp. A catalogue raisonne featuring color and black-and-white reproductions of works by the famous artist best known for The Starry Night and Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear. View more info

Image for De Grazia Paints Cabeza de Vaca: The First Non-Indian in Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona, 1527-1536

De Grazia Paints Cabeza de Vaca: The First Non-Indian in Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona, 1527-1536

By: DeGrazia, Ettore [De Grazia]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The University of Arizona Press: 1973

Seller ID: 2068643


Lacks jacket. Faint stain to base of last few pages along spine. 1973 Large Hardcover. 68, [1] pp. An illustrated survey of the explorations of Cabeza de Vaca, the Spanish explorer, by the well-known artist of the American Southwest. View more info

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The Art of Richard Diebenkorn

By: Diebenkorn, Richard; Livingston, Jane; Elderfield, John; Fine, Ruth E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Whitney Museum of American Art: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207934


First edition. Front board very slightly bowed. Near fine. Jacket spine toned, two minor surface tears to jacket. 1997 Large Hardcover. 276 pp. Recognized as a major figure in postwar American painting, Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993) was an artist strongly identified with California but whose work is beloved throughout the United States and the rest of the world. This catalog is the most comprehensive volume on the artist now available. Jane Livingston's extensively rese... View more info

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Dore's Illustrations for Paradise Lost

By: Dore, Gustave

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dover: 1993

Seller ID: 2261053


An exceptional copy. 1993 Soft Cover. Gustave Doré's Romantic style of illustration, supremely imaginative and richly detailed, was ideally suited to literary subjects. His wood-engraved illustrations for John Milton's monumental epic poem Paradise Lost, recounting mankind's fall from the grace of God through the work of Satan, were among his finest and most dramatic works. This volume presents superb reproductions of all 50 plates drawn by Doré and engraved in his stu... View more info

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The Glory of Baroque Dresden

By: Dresden; The Mississippi Commission for International Cultural Exchange

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Mississippi Arts Pavilion: 2004

Seller ID: 1919516


Near Fine. 2004 Large Hardcover. 299 pp. 12 x 9 x 1 inches, An incredibly thorough and beautifully depicted collection of highlights from the Mississippi Arts Pavilion's exhibition of over 400 artworks. Profusely illustrated in full color on every page. Includes works of sculpture, paintings, pottery, weapons and armor, and much more. View more info