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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 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

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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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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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... 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 thi... 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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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 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 f... 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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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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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... 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

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Ace: 1958

Seller ID: 1538002

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly toned. 1958 Mass Market Paperback. 115 pp. A survey of erotic art throughout history, based on the explosive Esquire magazine article. View more info

16th Century Engravings: Exhibition October 2,-28, 1969 (Catalogue No. 35)

By: Goldschmidt, Lucien

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Lucien Goldschmidt: 1969

Seller ID: 1306303

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed, small stain on back cover. 1969 Soft Cover. 123 prints in exhibition, many of them pictured. View more info

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Japanese Art of the Edo Period

By: Guth, Christine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Everyman Art Library: 1996

Seller ID: 2271543

ISBN: 0297833707

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1996 Trade Paperback. The Edo period saw the growth of an urban culture of extraordinary richness, sophistication and cultural diversity, and an unprecendented flowering of the arts, in painting, woodblock prints, ceramics, laquer and textiles. This text offers an overview of the arts of the Edo period as they developed in Kyoto, Edo, Osaka and Nagasaki, illustrated with the work of artists such as Korin, Utamaro and Hokusai, as well as with lesser-k... 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 ... View more info

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World-Famous Paintings

By: Kent, Rockwell

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Wise & Co., Inc.: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207504

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards toned and lightly foxed along edges as usual, jacket edges rubbed with some loss, tape remnants on jacket flaps and endpapers. 1939 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. [iv, 402 pp.] A collection of one hundred color reproductions of famous paintings, all on tipped in glossy paper stock, with brief biographical sketches of the artists and information about each painting. Includes an introduction by Rockwell Kent, who earned... View more info

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Delft Masters, Vermeer's Contemporaries: Illusionism Through the Conquest of Light and Space

By: Kersten, Michiel; Lokin, Danielle

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Waanders Publishers: 1996

Seller ID: 2199623

Condition: Near Fine


1996 Large Softcover. 224 pp. 12 x 10. A beautiful collection of painters from the Dutch Golden Age of realism. Includes color reproductions throughout. View more info

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Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling

By: King, Ross

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Walker & Company: 2003

Seller ID: 1857325

ISBN: 0142003697

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 2003 Trade Paperback. CONTENTS: The Summons; The Conspiracy; The Warrior Pope; Penance; Painting in the Wet; The Design; The Assistants; The House of Buonarroti; The Fountains of the Great Deep; Competition; A Great Quandary; The Flaying of Marsyas; True Colors; He Shall Build the Temple of the Lord; Family Business; Laocoon; The Golden Age; The School of Athens; Forbidden Fruit; The Barbarous Multitudes; Bologna Redux; The World's Game; A New and Wonderf... View more info

Image for Sculpture: Marbles, Terra-Cottas, and Bronzes, Carvings in Ivory and Wood, Plaquettes, Medals, Coins, and Wax-Reliefs. Text with Historical Notes and Illustrations (Wallace Collection Catalogues)

Sculpture: Marbles, Terra-Cottas, and Bronzes, Carvings in Ivory and Wood, Plaquettes, Medals, Coins, and Wax-Reliefs. Text with Historical Notes and Illustrations (Wallace Collection Catalogues)

By: Mann, J.G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hertford House: 1931

Seller ID: 2197893

Condition: Very Good


Pages toned, corner bumped. 1931 Hard Cover. xxvi, 238 pp. [Plates 99 pp.] Sculpture: Marbles, Terra-Cottas, and Bronzes, Carvings in Ivory and Wood, Plaquettes, Medals, Coins, and Wax-Reliefs. Text with Historical Notes and Illustrations (Wallace Collection Catalogues). Includes list of artists; index of subjects and persons represented; index of sales, former owners and exhibitions; key to renumbering. Keywords: J G MANN SCULPTURE MARBLE TERRA-COTTA BRONZE CARVINGS I... View more info