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Art and History

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Genesee Valley Council On the Arts: 1976

Seller ID: 2275135

Condition: Very Good


Spine and wrappers lightly toned, minor ink underlining. 1976 Soft Cover. 63 pp. Number five in a Series published by the Genesee Valley Coucil of the Arts and the State University College at Geneseo, N.Y. Includes black-and-white illustrations. Art and history of Western New York dating from the 1700s to the 1900s. 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

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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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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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Dreams, Waking Thoughts and Incidents

By: Beckford, William [Thomas]; Gemmett, Robert J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press: 1971

Seller ID: 2198602

ISBN: 0838676480

Condition: Very Good


Owner bookplate on front endpaper, jacket lightly rubbed and toned, jacket price clipped. 1971 Hard Cover. 328 pp. 8vo. Edited, with an introduction and notes, by Robert J. Gemmett. A travel memoir by the British writer best known for Vathek, a pseudo-Oriental Gothic novel, but also notable for his extensive collection of art (much of which now resides in museums), and his construction of Fonthill Abbey and Lansdown Tower. Practically a verbatim reprint of the suppressed edition of 1783... [published] in 1834 as the first volume of Italy; with some Sketches of Spain and Portugal. The 1783 edit... View more info

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Modern Primitives: Masters of Naive Painting

By: Bihalji-Merin, Oto

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199945

Condition: Good


First edition. Cloth boards faintly toned.Large tear across front and rear of jacket, chip to jacket front. 1959 Hard Cover. 290 pp. Oto Bihalji-Merin was an acclaimed Yugoslav and Serbian writer, art historian, painter and art critic. In the aftermath of World War II, when art circles in Yugoslavia were pressured to adopt the socialist realism state-approved policies of the Soviet Union, Bihalji-Merin used his influence to defend modernist and naïve art styles. For this reason he is thought to have been instrumental in Yugoslavia's departure from the Soviet-style populist and heavily politic... View more info

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Pre-Classical: From Crete to Archaic Greece

By: Boardman, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pelican: 1978

Seller ID: 2195636

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1978 Trade Paperback. An examination of the oldest artistic artifacts from the Northern Mediterranean. View more info

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The Stuart Legacy: English Art 1603-1714

By: Brown, Walter R.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Birmingham Museum of Art: 1991

Seller ID: 2198682

ISBN: 0295971304

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. 1991 Large Softcover. 176 pp. The purpose of this exhibition and catalogue is to take a broad look at the art of the Stuart era and to draw attention to the traditions that it inherited and developed, as well as to the extraordinary innovations and advances that took place during little more than a hundred years from the accession of James I in 1603 to the death of his great-grand-daughter, Queen Anne, in 1714.Keywords: STUART LEGACY ENGLISH ART HISTORY View more info

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Portraits in Fiction

By: Byatt, A.S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271605

ISBN: 0701173106

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages very faintly toned. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 101 pp. A remarkable, sumptuously illustrated exploration of the links between fiction, writers of fiction and portraits -- by the acclaimed Booker Prize winner. Portraits seem the opposite of fiction, fixed in time and space, not running with the curve of a story or a life. Yet since the birth of the novel, writers have been fascinated by portraits as icons, as motifs, as images of character and evocations of past time. A.S. Byatt delves into the co... View more info

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Treasures of Spain: From Charles V to Goya

By: Cirici-Pellicer, Alexandre

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Skira: 1965

Seller ID: 2051436

Condition: Near Fine


1 inch jacket tear. 1965 Large Hardcover. Great information on the timeless works of art and architecture that has defined Spanish culture. View more info

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Le Voyage d'Italie de Charles-Nicolas Cochin (1758) (Collection de l'Ecole Francaise de Rome 145)

By: Cochin, Charles-Nicolas; Michel, Christian

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Ecole Française de Roma: 1991

Seller ID: 2198628

ISBN: 2728302359

Condition: Near Fine


Owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1991 Large Hardcover. viii, 510 pp. 57 black-and-white plates. French text. A 1991 facsimile of the 18th century Italian travelogue, originally published in 1758. Edited by Christian Michel. Cochin was a French engraver, designer, writer, and art critic who worked for King Louis XV and traveled with the famous Madame de Pompadour on a study tour of Italy, and later toured the excavations of Herculaneum. 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 History of Beads: From 30,000 B.C. to the Present

By: Dubin, Lois Sherr

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers: 1987

Seller ID: 2292797

ISBN: 0810907364

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges toned, board edges lightly faded. 1987 Large Hardcover. 364 pp. Looks at a variety of beads produced around the world, discusses their religious and social aspects, and describes beaded clothing in primitive societies. Illustrated within are more than 350 plates, most in full color, showing several thousand examples of beads, beaded jewelry, and beadwork. These splendid examples of beadmaking include a 30,000-year-old necklace, a late 19th-century Cameroon mask, and the stunning wampum beadwork of North American Indians, along with amber, pearls, prized Japanese ojime, eye beads, ... View more info

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Teodoro Duclere, 1812-1869: Disegni e Dipinti dell'Italia Meridionale nelle Collezioni Correale (Museo Correale di Terranova)

By: Duclere, Teodoro; Martorell, Luisa; Russo, Mario; Fienga, Andrea

Price: $50.00

Publisher: con-fine edizioni: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198627

ISBN: 8896427460

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. 2013 Large Softcover. 351 pp. Italian text. A history of the artistic works of Teodoro Duclere over a period of nearly sixty years, with over 350 images reproduced from the collection in the Museo Correale di Terranova. Dueler was born and died in Naples, Italy. He was part of the School of Posillipo and was known for his landscape paintings. View more info

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Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages

By: Eco, Umberto

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1988

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2290207

ISBN: 0300042078

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Lightly rubbed. 1988 Trade Paperback. In the first English translation of this authoritative, lively book, the celebrated Italian novelist and philosopher Umberto Eco presents a learned summary of medieval aesthetic ideas. First published twenty years ago and now translated into English for the first time, the book juxtaposes theology and science, poetry and mysticism, in order to explore the relationship that existed between the aesthetic theories and the artistic experience and practice of medieval culture. View more info

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Pleasing the Spirits: A Catalogue of a Collection of American Indian Art

By: Ewing, Douglas C.; Bates, Craig; Brasser, Ted J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ghylen Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292799

ISBN: 1558217932

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1982 Large Hardcover. 401, [3] pp. The study of the native arts of North America is still in its infancy, and it will be many years until a sufficient number of objects is published to permit an overview of this artistic heritage. A principal purpose of this catalogue is to increase the number of objects easily available for study and comparison, and to introduce a large number of exceptional works of art. Pleasing the Spirits is a catalogue of a collection of American Indian art. View more info

Studies in American Indian Art: A Memorial Tribute to Norman Feder

By: Feest, Christian F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: European Review of Native American Studies / University of Washington Press: 2001

Seller ID: 2293145

ISBN: 3000058710

Condition: Near Fine


2001 Large Softcover. 208 pp. A collection of ethnographic studies focusing on Native American artwork, published as a memorial tribute to Norman Feder, an influential figure in the field. View more info

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The Art Of Walt Disney: New Concise Edition

By: Finch, Christopher

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Abrams: 1975

Seller ID: 2204858

ISBN: 0810990075

Condition: Very Good


Tiny stain to jacket. 1975 Hard Cover. 160 pp. A loving tribute to the world of Walt Disney & his creations, drawing on unprecedented access to the Disney archives, interviews with current & past employees, & previously unpublished art work. View more info

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The Art Of Walt Disney: New Concise Edition

By: Finch, Christopher

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Abrams: 1975

Seller ID: 2264381

ISBN: 0810990075

Condition: Good


Spine base a bit stained. 1975 Hard Cover. 160 pp. A loving tribute to the world of Walt Disney & his creations, drawing on unprecedented access to the Disney archives, interviews with current & past employees, & previously unpublished art work. View more info

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The Belles Heures of Jean, Duke of Berry, Prince of France, at the Cloisters

By: Freeman, Margaret B.; Rorimer, James J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Cloisters / The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1958

Seller ID: 2195558

Condition: Near Fine


Includes original slipcase. Book excellent. Slipcase label lightly toned, gift card affixed to front slipcase panel with handwritten note ('a very merry / Christmas to my / favorite teacher / Gretchen Boland').A few tears and a 1 inch chip along edges of onion skin jacket, with some Japanese tissue repairs on reverse. 1958 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. 8vo. The Belles Heures, from which the ex libris and thirty-two illuminations are here reproduced in facsimile, is one of the celebrated Books of Hours created in the second decade of the fifteenth century for Jean, Duke of Berry, Prince of France (1... View more info

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Studies in Connoisseurship: Chinese Paintings from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections in New York, Princeton and Washington, D.C.

By: Fu, Marilyn & Shen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1987

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2200645

Condition: Near Fine


1987 third edition. xvi, 378 pp. A scholarly work of art history focusing on exhibitions of Chinese art that feature 41 works by 24 artists from the 14th to 20th centuries. Color frontispiece, black-and-white reproductions throughout text, with an emphasis on the historical context of the works and their value in artistic study. View more info

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The Arts in America: The 19th Century

By: Garrett, Wendell D.; Norton, Paul F.; Gowans, Alan; Butler, Joseph T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2165558

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Faint wrinkle to jacket spine.Very Good. 1969 Large Hardcover. 412 pp. A study of various artistic disciplines during America's first full century as an independent nation, featuring chapters by four writers with diverse backgrounds related to art history. Bibliography and index follow text. View more info

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An Unhurried View of Erotica

By: Ginzburg, Ralph; Reik, Theodor; Nathan, George Jean

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Helmsman Press: 1958

Seller ID: 2290622

Condition: Very Good


Collector's edition. Slipcase lightly rubbed, with repair along top slipcase edge. 1958 Hard Cover. A survey of erotic art throughout history, based on the explosive Esquire magazine article. View more info

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Symbolism

By: Goldwater, Robert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1980

Seller ID: 2281305

ISBN: 0064300951

Condition: Good


Ink underlining. 1980 Trade Paperback. This encyclopedic guide explores the rich and varied meanings of more than 2,000 symbols—from amethyst to Zodiac. View more info

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The French Empire Style

By: Gonzalez-Palacios, Alvar

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Paul Hamlyn: 1970

Seller ID: 2278875

ISBN: 060001245X

Condition: Good


Lightly rubbed, small wrinkle to endpaper. 1970 Hard Cover. Full-color photographs and historical information on the art of the Empire period of French history. View more info

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Jade: Stone of Heaven

By: Gump, Richard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1980

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 2282785

ISBN: 0385017057

Condition: Good


8th printing. Ink inscription on endpaper, jacket lightly rubbed. 1980 Hard Cover. A history of the exotic stone, from its natural history through its appearance in culture, including information through the 20th century. View more info

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By Motor to the Firing Line: An Artist's Notes and Sketches with the Armies of Northern France, June-July, 1915

By: Hale, Walter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Century Co.: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265807

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Title page and frontispiece foxed, a few other pages foxed more lightly, small dealer bookplate on front endpaper. 1916 Hard Cover. xii, [4], 283, [3] pp. 8vo. A firsthand account of World War I France, with notes, drawings, and photographs. View more info

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Early Netherlandish Painting

By: Hand, John Oliver

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204344

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light edge wear to jacket. 1986 Large Hardcover. Masterpieces of early Netherlandish painting such as Jan van Eyck's Annunciation, Rogier van der Weyden's Saint George and the Dragon, and Gerard David's Rest on the Flight into Egypt--among the greatest examples of northern Renaissance panel painting in North America--are included in this volume. The social, economic, and religious contexts of the paintings are explored, and questions of attribution and iconography are addressed. View more info

The Spirit Sings: Artistic Traditions of Canada's First Peoples

By: Harrison, Julia D.; Brasser, Ted J.; Driscoll, Bernadette; Phillips, Ruth B.; Reid, Martine J.; Thompson, Judy; Whitehead, Ruth Holmes

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart / Glenbow Museum: 1987

Seller ID: 2293142

ISBN: 0771033559

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's box. Owner bookplate on title page. 1987 Large Hardcover. 264 pp. An exploration of the artwork, practical technologies, and cultural traditions of Canada's indigenous peoples, including six essays and over 250 illustrations of clothing, beads, quillwork, carvings, jewelry, masks, ritual objects, paintings, and diary sketches. View more info