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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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And It Was So: Words from the Scripture

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Westminster Press: 1988

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2279016

ISBN: 0664327249

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. No jacket. A nice copy. 1988 Small Hard Cover. 48 pp. An illustrated collection of Bible verses, some of which have been adapted. View more info

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And It Was So

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Westminster Press: 1958

Seller ID: 2279017

Condition: Good


Wrappers heavily creased, small surface tear on front wrapper. 1958 Small Softcover. 48 pp. An illustrated collection of Bible verses, some of which have been adapted. View more info

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The Art Journal for 1875. New Series. Vol. 1. [Volume One]

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Co., Publishers: 1875

Seller ID: 2284775

Condition: Good


Binding repaired, edges rubbed, some tiny tears and minimal loss from fore-edge corner of a few pages, ink name on title page. 1875 Half-Leather. vi, 384 pp. Leather spine and corners, gilt titles, blind stamped compartments, marbled endpapers. A collection of steel engravings and woodcuts representing the work of a wide range of artists, with articles by various contributors. View more info

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The Art Journal for 1876. New Series. Vol. 2. [Volume Two]

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Co., Publishers: 1876

Seller ID: 2284776

Condition: Very Good


Front joint repaired, edges rubbed, frontispiece foxed, ink name on title page. 1876 Half-Leather. vi, 380 pp. Leather spine and corners, gilt titles, blind stamped compartments, marbled endpapers. A collection of steel engravings and representing the work of a wide range of artists, with articles by various contributors. View more info

Image for 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

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

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

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 Audubon Folio: 30 Great Bird Paintings

By: Audubon, John James; Dock, George

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1964

Seller ID: 2279332

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff cardstock portfolio containing 27 of the 30 prints (missing mourning dove, whippoorwill, and catbird) with duplicates of the passenger pigeon and the yellow-breasted chat, with a softcover volume providing historical text and descriptions of each by George Dock, Jr., and the original shipping box. 1964 Large Softcover. A collection of color reproductions of Audubon's extremely influential watercolor paintings of birds, with introductory text by George Dock, Jr. 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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Cote, Sculpteur Sur Bois (Memoires de la Societe Royale du Canada, Troisieme Series - 1942, Tome XXXVI [36]) [Jean-Baptiste Côté]

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Imprime Pour La Societe Royale Du Canada: 1942

Seller ID: 2276905

Condition: Very Good


Letter press invitation laid in, reading 'DaLiLa vous prie de venir Manger La Galette des Rois. 6 Janvier 1943, A 9 heures P.M., 260 MacLaren, R.S.V.P.'). This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., whose wife Hella owned quite a few books by Marius Barbeau, several with notes from the author to her, indicating the two were either good friends or colleagues who worked closely together. 1942 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by... View more info

Image for Louis Jobin, Statuaire (1845-1928) (Memoires de la Societe Royale du Canada, Troisieme Series - 1943, Tome XXXVII [37])

Louis Jobin, Statuaire (1845-1928) (Memoires de la Societe Royale du Canada, Troisieme Series - 1943, Tome XXXVII [37])

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Imprime Pour La Societe Royale Du Canada: 1943

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276907

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed and signed to Hella Sachs by author on front wrapper. This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., Hella's husband. Edges faintly creased. 1943 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 17-23, [1] pp. French text. A brief study of the career of a Canadian sculptor. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions ... 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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A Day in the Country: Impressionism and the French Landscape

By: Belloli, Andrea P.A. (Editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. / Los Angeles Museum of Art / The Art Institute of Chicago / Reunion des Musees Nationaux: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281339

ISBN: 0810908271

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine and front edge a bit faded. 1984 Large Hardcover. 375, [1] pp. Released in conjunction with art exhibitions at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, and Galeries Nationales d'Exposition du Grand Palais, Paris. Numerous color reproductions and black-and-white photographs throughout text, featuring the works of Claude Monet, Paul Gauguin, Paul Cezanne, Edouard Manet, Camille Pissaro, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Georges S... 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

Image for Dante: Illustrations to the Divine Comedy of Dante, Executed by the Flemish Artist Jo. Stradanus [Jan van der Straet], 1587, and Reproduced in Phototype from the Originals Existing in the Laurentian Library of Florence

Dante: Illustrations to the Divine Comedy of Dante, Executed by the Flemish Artist Jo. Stradanus [Jan van der Straet], 1587, and Reproduced in Phototype from the Originals Existing in the Laurentian Library of Florence

By: Biagi, Guido; Symonds, John Addington; [Alighieri, Dante]

Price: $950.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin: 1892

Seller ID: 2280202

Condition: Near Fine


Boards lightly soiled, minor wear to corners, a couple tissue guards lightly creased. 1892 Large Hardcover. A collection of reproductions of Stradanus's (Jan van der Straet's) illustrations for Dante's Divine Comedy, originally produced in the 16th century, with captioned tissue guards. Includes a preface on Stradanus and other artists who contributed illustrations to Dante's work by John Addington Symonds, and a foreword in which Guido Biagi asserts that Stradanus's wor... 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

Image for Lives of the Painters, Complete Four Volume Hardcover Set in Slipcase:  I - Late Gothic to High Renaissance, II - Baroque, III - Neoclassic to Post-Impressionist, IV - Plates & Index (Books 1, 2, 3, and 4)

Lives of the Painters, Complete Four Volume Hardcover Set in Slipcase: I - Late Gothic to High Renaissance, II - Baroque, III - Neoclassic to Post-Impressionist, IV - Plates & Index (Books 1, 2, 3, and 4)

By: Canaday, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company Inc: 1969

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2285686

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Includes publisher's slipcase. All volumes lack jackets. Bottom panel of slipcase lightly rubbed. 1969 Hard Cover. Four hardcover volumes in good slipcase. 8vo. Includes 352 color and black & white plates. CONTENTS: VOLUME ONE: Author to Reader; Giotto, Duccio, and the End of the Middle Ages in Italy; The Fifteenth Century in the North; The Early Florentine Renaissance; The Later Fifteenth Century in Florence and Umbria; The Fifteenth Century in Northern It... 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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Christmas Treasures

By: Cannarella, Deborah

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, Inc.: 1998

Seller ID: 2282970

ISBN: 088363838X

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. 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 Williams; Christina Rossetti; Kenneth Grahame; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Robert ... View more info