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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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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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Looking at Modern Painting

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Eureka Press: 1957

Seller ID: 2202896

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

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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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

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Arctic Artist: The Journals and Paintings of George Back, Midshipman with Franklin, 1819-1822

By: Back, George; Houston, C. Stuart; MacLaren, I.S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press: 1994

Seller ID: 2273165

ISBN: 0773511814

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint stain to page base, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1994 Hard Cover. xxviii, 403, [1] pp. Back's journal is particularly valuable because it is the only one that records the entire expedition; Franklin himself relied on it for his own published account of the journey. Both the journal and Back's earlier notes have been edited by Houston, who provides an introduction and extensive annotations, as well as synopses of the frank comments regarding the... 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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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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The World of Robert Bateman

By: Bateman, Robert; Derry, Ramsay

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Random House: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267905

ISBN: 0394546547

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lightly rubbed. 1985 Large Hardcover. Showcasing his message of environmental protection, this testament to Robert Bateman's important work as an artist and conservationist features early paintings, most of which have never before been collected. Alongside the images, the artist comments on the pictures, offering the reader detailed explanations of how he uses art to relay meaning and beauty from the worlds of nature and wildlife. Also providing the differ... 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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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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The Life of Sir Peter-Paul Rubens

By: Bertram, Anthony

Price: $10.00

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

Seller ID: 2266621

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

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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

ISBN: 0589503316

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Near Fine


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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Bosch (Arts & Ideas)

By: Bosch, Hieronymus; Dixon, Laurinda

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Phaidon: 2003

Seller ID: 2273346

Condition: Good


Top edge lightly stained. 2003 Trade Paperback. Hieronymus Bosch (1450-1516), one of the major artists of the Northern Renaissance, had a seemingly inexhaustible imagination. Known as the creator of disturbing demons and spectacular hellscapes, he also painted the Garden of Earthly Delights, where gleeful naked youths feast on giant strawberries. Little is known of Bosch's life and his art has remained enigmatic, variously interpreted as the hallucinations of a madman or... View more info

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Leonardo: Discovering the Life of Leonardo da Vinci

By: Bramly, Serge; Reynolds, Sian

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Edward Burlingame / Harper Collins: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276302

ISBN: 0060160659

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket very faintly toned. Ink name on front endpaper. 1991 Hard Cover. xvii, 439 pp. First published in France, Serge Bramly's acclaimed biography reveals Leonardo to be as complicated, seductive, and profoundly sympathetic as the figures he painted. Bramly spent five years gathering evidence to reconstruct the artist's life--from his early years as an illegitimate child to his death in the arms of the King of France. Includes color and black-and-white im... View more info

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The Matisse Stories

By: Byatt, A.S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271604

ISBN: 0701160888

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Small sticker on jacket rear. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 135 pp. In a trio of stories--all inspired by a particular Matisse painting--the ordinary events of everyday life are stripped away to reveal the extraordinary pain, desire, joy, and creativity of human existence. By the author of Possession. 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

Condition: Fine


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 Wil... 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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Near Fine


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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Cezanne: Forty Eight Paintings Reproduced in Full Colour

By: Cezanne; Taylor, Basil

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Spring Books: 1965

Seller ID: 2276126

Condition: Very Good


Edge wear and small smudge to jacket. 1965 Large Hardcover. Color plates of Cezanne's work with biographical background and artistic appraisal. View more info

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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (Altemus' Edition)

By: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor; Walsh, Henry C.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Henry Altemus: 1889

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272322

Condition: Very Good


Loss of gilt from spine titles and illustrator name on front board, corners exposed, minor tide mark to base of front endpapers, front hinge just beginning to weaken. 1889 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Folio. 1889 reissue of the edition first published in 1876 by Harper. Numerous full-page engravings by Gustave Dore. A visually striking edition of the famous nautical poem known for its (oft-misquoted) lines: Water, water, everywhere / Nor any drop to drink. First publish... View more info

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A Treasury of American Prints: A Selection of One Hundred Etchings and Lithographs by the Foremost Living American Artists

By: Craven, Thomas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275800

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes publisher's slipcase. Slight signs of rust to spiral rings, boards slightly faded, small owner bookplate on front flyleaf. 1939 Spiral-Bound Hardcover. 100 captioned plates by American artists such as Thomas Benton, William Gropper, Edward Hopper, Reginald Marsh, and Boardman Robinson. View more info

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Art Up Close: From Ancient to Modern

By: d'Harcourt, Claire

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275622

ISBN: 0811854647

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges lightly bumped. 2003 Large Hardcover. 63 pp. Send children on a search for tiny details hidden in full-color reproductions of some of the world's most celebrated works of art. Lift-the-flap keys reveal the solutions to each puzzle and the fascinating stories behind the works that helped art develop throughout the ages. View more info

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The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci

By: Da Vinci, Leonardo; MacCurdy, Edward

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2014

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275792

Condition: Near Fine


Faint discoloration to gilt page ridge along top corner, blank publisher's bookplate laid in. 2014 Full-Leather. 1180 pp. 8vo. Original red full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. The remarkable record of the workings of what many consider to be the greatest human mind that history has ever witnessed. The complete notebooks have been translated and edited by the most distinguished Da Vinci scholar of his gene... View more info

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The Cooper Vignettes. From Drawings By F. O. C. Darley. India Proofs Before Letter.

By: Darley, F.O.C.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: James G. Gregory: 1862

Seller ID: 2267734

Condition: Very Good


Printed on flyleaf is the following text: 'Presented to Chas. Knickerbocker, by the Steel Plate Engravers of the Western Bank Note & Engraving Co. 'as a mark of esteem' and dated 1872, which seems to indicate this volume was custom-bound for Mr. Knickerbocker in that year. Professionally rebacked with original backstrip laid down, reinforcement to edges of first and last few pages. Two photographs and two engravings laid in. Foxed throughout, boards a bit rubbed with som... View more info