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Image for Circa 1492: Art in the Age of Exploration

Circa 1492: Art in the Age of Exploration

By: Levenson, Mr. Jay [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1991

Seller ID: 037729

ISBN: 0300051670

Condition: Near Fine


Columbus planned and carried out his "Enterprise of the Indies" during an age of discovery and creation - a period of astonishing cultural activity not only in Europe but throughout the world. Five hundred years later an exhibition and book celebrate this crucial turning point in civilization by examining the art and history of the principal cultures in Europe and the Mediterranean, the Far East, and the Americas. The book begins by looking at the Mediterranean world as the new seaborne empires were being formed, surveying the visual arts and principal intellectual and spiritual curren... View more info

20th century masters: The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection

By: Lieberman, William Slattery

Price: $20.00

Publisher: International Exhibitions Foundations: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022457

ISBN: 0883970392

Condition: Fine


Beautiful copy. Dust cover protected by mylar. 79 pages. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

OVERLAY

By: Lippard, Lucy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pantheon: 1983-03-12

Seller ID: 031647

ISBN: 0394711459

Condition: Very Good


Very good pictorial paperback showing moderate shelf wear. Sturdy binding. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Questroyal Fine Art Important American Paintings: Volume VII Fall 2006 (First Edition)

By: Louis M Salerno

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Questroyal Fine Art: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031857

Condition: Fine


First Edition in fine condition. Paperback. Oblong. A catalog of prominent American landscape painters, illustrated with 55 color plates with an essay on each painting. Color illustrations. No writing in the book. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Nature of a Nation: Paintings of The Hudson River School (First Edition)

By: Louis M Salerno

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Questroyal Fine Art: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031858

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition. Paperback. Oblong. Color pictorial stapled wraps. [36 pp.] with 40 color plates including covers. Issued in conjunction with a 2008 sales exhibition of artwork by Hudson River School artists. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Last Best Hope of Earth American Paintings The Hudson River School (First Edition)

By: Louis M Salerno

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Questroyal Fine Art: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031859

Condition: Fine


First Edition Exhibition catalog. Paperback. Oblong. [28pp.] with 27 color plates. Checklist of all works exhibited at rear. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A Young America: Wild and Free--Paintings of the Hudson River School (First Edition)

By: Louis M Salerno

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Questroyal Fine Art: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031860

Condition: Fine


First Edition Exhibition Catalog. Fine condition. Color illustrations.No writing in the book. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Art of Japan (First Edition)

By: Louis V. Ledoux

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Japan Society, Inc: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035063

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated boards with original paper label pastedown on spine. Frontispiece pastedown (Wave Screen, by Korin). Corners and board edges worn. 84pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Jacques-Louis David (The Library of Great Painters)

By: Luc De Nanteuil

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062012

Condition: Fine


128 illustrations, including 48 hand-tipped plates in full color. Whether in his masterpieces of history paintings or in his portraits of Bonaparte and others, David captured the dynamic moment, or the inner truth of his subject, and brought it brilliantly to life in each of his canvases - from dust jacket. Beautiful blue and white woven cloth boards titled in gold. Monochrome frontispiece self-portrait. 168 pp., with Bibliography and Photo Credits. Pictorial dust jacket with paintings on front and back. Very light foxing on page edges. Owners blind-stamp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

La Certosa di Pavia (First Edition)

By: Luca Beltrami

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Milano, Ulricho Hoepi: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035112

Condition: Very Good


45 plates (complete). All in very good condition). Folio cover is only fair. Cover chipped at one corner with loss (including some text). First Edition. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Race, Sex and Gender in Contemporary Art: The Rise of Minority Culture (First Edition)

By: Lucie-Smith, Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Art Books Intl Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023353

ISBN: 1874044066

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth with red lettering, illustrated, no writing in the book, 224pp., index, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Art of Botanical Illustration: A History of the Classic Illustrators and their Achievements

By: Lys De Bray

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Quantum Publishing: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 040208

ISBN: 1861604254

Condition: Like New


Folio paperback. Foldover covers. Illustrated. 191pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Medieval Carver (First Edition)

By: M. D. Anderson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge: The University Press: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026032

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth, gold lettering and design, frontispiece, illustrated, xix, 187pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Purgatory and Paradise translated by the Rev. Henry Francis Cary, M.A., from the Original of Dnate Alighieri and illustrated with the Designs of M. Gustave Dore

By: M. Gustave Dore

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier:

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 024674

Condition: Fair


Illustrated cloth, illustrations all present and in good condition, frontispiece with tissue guard, hinges torn, binding shaken, end papers loose, xiv, 396pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Elementary Perspective Explained and Applied to Familiar Objects for the Use of Schools and Beginners in the Art of Drawing (First Edition)

By: M. J. Keller

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Robert Clarke & Co: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035612

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Light brown cloth with gold gilt lettering and design on spine and front cover. Illustrated. Previous owner's name written on title page. iii, (1), 5-47pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

ENGRAVINGS, ETCHINGS, WOODCUTS OF THE XV AND XVI CENTURIES ELEVENTH ANNUAL EXHIBITION MARCH 3rd TO MARCH 21st, 1936 (First Edition)

By: M. Knoedler & Co

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, M. Knoedler & Co: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030010

Condition: Very Good


Artists represented from Germany, Netherlands, Italy, and France. Paperback. Original blue wraps. Sewn booklet. 36pp. First Edition. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

L'Art Moderne A L'Exposition De 1878

By: M. Louis Gonse, Director

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paris, A. Quantin: 1879

Seller ID: 061923

Condition: Good


French text. Brown half leather cover with marbleized boards. Five raised bands. Illustrated throughout text. 28 B&W plates with tissue guards. viii, 510pp. Inner hinge of a text block nearly broken. An illustration detached. Missing plates 2 & 14. Spine is cocked. Good only. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

China Painting: A Practical Manual for the use of Amateurs in the Decoration of Hard Porcelain

By: M. Louise McLaughlin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Robert Clarke & Co: 1894

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 035639

Condition: Very Good


Nineteenth Thousand. Brown cloth with gold lettering and design on front cover. Decorated end-papers. 103pp., with ads. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Women Artists of Russia's New Age (First Edition)

By: M.N. Yablonskaya; Anthony Parton [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029158

ISBN: 0847810909

Condition: Fine


Red cloth with gold spine lettering. No writing in the book. 284 illustrations (83) in color. 248pp., index. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Dictionary of Western Sculptors in Bronze (First Edition)

By: Mackay, James A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: England, Antique Collector's Club: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026333

ISBN: 0902028553

Condition: Near Fine


Brown cloth with gold lettering and design. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. There is no other writing in the book. 414pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Himalayan Art: Wall Painting and Scuplture in Ladakh, Lahaul and Spiti, The Siwalik Ranges, Nepal, Sikkim and Bhutan (First Edition)

By: Madanjeet Singh

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Greenwich, CT, New York Graphic Society Ltd: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023363

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth with gold lettering, illustrated, 295pp., index, dust-jacket price clipped, Full refund if not satisfied. Due to this book's size and/or weight, additional shipping may be needed. View more info

Raw Vision 45: Winter 2003/4 First Edition)

By: Maizels, John [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, Raw Vision: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024375

Condition: Fine


Paperback, color illustrations, 71pp., no writing in the book, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Raw Vision 44: Fall 2003 (First Edition)

By: Maizels, John [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, Raw Vision: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024374

ISBN: 1564660893

Condition: Fine


Paperback, color illustrations, 67pp., no writing in the book, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Old English Mezzotints (First Edition)

By: Malcolm C. Salaman; Edited by Charles Holme

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Paris, New York, The Studio Ltd: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028039

Condition: Very Good


Black buckram with gold lettering. xii, 128 plates. Internal ex-library bookplate. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Voices of Silence (First Edition)

By: Malraux, Andre; Gilbert, Stuart (Translator)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037552

Condition: Very Good


In original slipcase box in very good minus condition. Gift inscription on front free end paper. Illustrated. 661pp. Full refund if not satisfied. Due to this book's size and/or weight, additional shipping may be needed. View more info

The Greek Museums

By: Manolis Andronicos and Manolis Chatzidakis and Vassos Karageorghis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: George A. Christopoulos: 1975

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 022918

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with gold lettering, decorated end-papers, illustrated, 418pp., index, no writing in the book, Full refund if not satisfied. Due to this book's size and/or weight, additional shipping may be needed. View more info

Marc Chagall

By: Marc Chagall

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Milano, Fabbri Editori: 1978

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 023669

Condition: Very Good


Olive cloth, gold lettering, inner hinges split, color illustrations, 118pp., no writing in the book, original slipcase in very good+ condition, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Le Louvre Musee Des Maitres

By: Marcel Brion

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Editions Cercle D'Art & Harry Abrams: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008807

Condition: Near Fine


Nice book. Images are tipped in. Red cloth book is just beautiful. Jacket has no edge wear and at first looks nice but there is a hole the size of a dime in it. View more info

Lettre a Mon Peintre Raoul Dufy

By: Marcelle Oury

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Paris, Librarie Academique Perrin: 1965

Edition: Limited Numbered First edition

Seller ID: 018572

Condition: Near Fine


This is copy 5062 of 6000.The book is composed of a collection of signatures (signatures are groups of folded pages that are normally bound into a book) unbound (intentionally) and laid into a hardback pair of covers with spine. The paper used is "velin Arjomari." 193 pages. 27 lithographs plus various tributes to Dufy.Book is near fine. Slip case is VG+ ... It is solid but lightly soiled. View more info

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Margaret Mee's Amazon: Diaries of an Artist Explorer

By: Margaret Mee

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Antique Collectors Club in association with The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060836

ISBN: 1851494545

Condition: Like New


Margaret Mee's exploration through the Amazon, featuring her beautiful watercolors. Illustrated end sheets. Color frontispiece. Grey cloth boards lettered in gold. Also illustrated with photographs and maps. Indexed, 319 pp. Glossy illustrated dust jacket, with photographs of the artist. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Body Sculpture

By: Marguerite Agniel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mays Landing, NJ, Sunshine Publishing Company: 1958

Edition: Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 015279

Condition: Very Good -


Illustrated, covers age-toned with a few small tears, 95pp. - there is no other writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Impressionists and Impressionism

By: Maria and Godfrey Blunden

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Switzerland, Skira: 1970

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 023169

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial cloth, matching pictorial slipcase box in very good condition, no writing in the book, illustrated, 239pp., Full refund if not satisfied. Due to this book's size and/or weight, additional shipping may be needed. View more info

Image for American Indian: Celebrating the Voices, Traditions, & Wisdom of Native Americans

American Indian: Celebrating the Voices, Traditions, & Wisdom of Native Americans

By: Mariah Bear [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gold Street Press: 2008-10-01

Seller ID: 023239

ISBN: 1934533122

Condition: Fine


Profusely illustrated. Colorful-pictorial hardcover in matching dust jacket. Fine hardcover in near fine dust jacket, showing light shelf wear. This book would make a great gift. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Textile art in the Church;[still in original box] : Vestments, paraments, and hangings in contemporary worship, art, and architecture

By: Marion P Ireland

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Abingdon Press: 1971

Seller ID: 012660

ISBN: 068741363X

Condition: Fine


Still in original box. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Norman Rockwell

By: Marker, Sherry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: JG Press: 2003

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 022901

ISBN: 1572153822

Condition: Fine


Brown cloth with gold lettering, illustrated, nice copy, no writing in the book, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

From the sketchbooks of the great artists

By: Marks, Claude

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell and Company: 1972-01-01

Seller ID: 024842

ISBN: 0690319991

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine light tan cloth backed boards, hardcover, in very good + dust jacket. Top edges of dust jacket shows moderate shelf wear. Dust jacket has been placed in a glossy Mylar sleeve. Profusely illustrated. This book would make a great gift. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The American Wing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

By: Marshall B. Davidson and Elizabeth Stillinger

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061177

ISBN: 0394548477

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth boards, titled in silver on spine. Gray end sheets. With 524 plates, 251 in color. Indexed, 352 pp. Glossy pictorial dust jacket. Book is near fine condition with owner's book plate and blind stamp. Spine slightly cocked. Dust jacket is fine condition with mild edge wear. Due to this book's size and/or weight, additional shipping may be needed. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Van Gogh: Letters From Provence (First American Edition)

By: Martin Bailey [Introduction]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Clarkson Potter: 1990

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 023160

ISBN: 0517581442

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth with gold lettering, illustrated, no writing in the book, nice copy, 160pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Marie-Antoinette and the Petit Trianon at Versailles

By: Martin Chapman

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Fine Arts Museum of S.F.: 2007-01-01

Seller ID: 024106

ISBN: 0884011305

Condition: Near Fine


Paperback. Profusely illustrated. Near fine. Former owner's name on the first free end page, otherwise the book would be in fine condition. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Marie-Antoinette and the Petit Trianon at Versailles

By: Martin Chapman

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061176

ISBN: 0884011305

Condition: Like New


Presented by Bank of America for the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, Legion of Honor: November 17, 2007 - February 17, 2008. Matte pictorial cover with flaps. Color frontispiece. Extensively illustrated with color photographs. 176 pp. Owner's book plate. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Water-colour Painting in Britain in 3 volumes

By: Martin Hardie

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford Ltd: 1969

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 037553

Condition: Very Good


Scarce complete 3-voplume set. Volume 1: The Eighteenth Century. Volume 2: The Romantic Period. Volume 3: The Victorian Period. Gray cloth with gold spine lettering. Illustrated. 243; 244; 398pp., index. Volume 3 dust jacket is chipped around edges. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Image for Parkinson: Photographs 1935-1990 (First Edition)

Parkinson: Photographs 1935-1990 (First Edition)

By: Martin Harrison

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021548

ISBN: 084781825X

Condition: Very Good


Nicely done collection of some of Parkinson's greatest photographs. Slate cloth with white lettering. Unpaginated.Small tear on front board at bottom of front gutter. No writing in the book, 189 plates (some in color), dust-jacket edges worn and chipped at head and tail of spine, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

American Wildlife Painting

By: Martina R. Norelli

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Watson-Guotill: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021589

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, near fine condition hardcover book. Profusely illustrated. First page has a personal library sticker. No writing in book, full refund if not satisfied.Due to this book's size and/or weight, additional shipping may be needed. View more info

The Chalice of Sisinios (Excerpt)

By: Marvin C. Ross

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 023776

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, stapled pamphlet (excerpt), no writing, 10pp excerpt, illustrated, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Love in Art

By: Mary Knight Potter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, L. C. Page and Co: 1906

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 036428

Condition: Very Good -


Cover design by Amy Sacker. Publisher's cloth. Top edges gold. Illustrated. Frontispiece with tissue guard. 260pp. Colored title page. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Ansel Adams: Letters and Images, 1916-1984 (First Edition)

By: Mary Street Alinder [Editor]; Andrea Gray Stillman [Editor]; Ansel Adams [Photographer]; Wallace Stegner [Foreword];

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Bulfinch Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039292

ISBN: 0821216910

Condition: Near Fine


Portrays the life of photographer Ansel Adams through his letters and works. Publisher's cloth. Illustrated. xi, 402pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A Book about the Theater

By: Matthews, Brander

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1916

Edition: First Ediition

Seller ID: 004182

Condition: Very Good +


A nice book. Gilt top edge and gilt lettering on spine and front cover. Uncut foreedge. Tissue guard on frontispiece. View more info

Image for Hokusai

Hokusai

By: Matthi Forrer

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Munich / Berlin / London / New York, Prestel: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061160

ISBN: 3791344382

Condition: Like New


This expansive, authoritative and deluxe monograph offers a wide-ranging examination of one of Japan?s most celebrated artists... Matthi Forrer, one of the world?s leading authorities on the artist, vibrantly interweaves brilliant reproductions from every period of Hokusai?s life with fascinating commentary (from Prestel's website). Unopened pages on fore-edge, without content in-between the connected pages. Beautifully illustrated throughout. 287 pp. Illustrated paper covered boards, titled in red on front and spine. Spine folds out with front cover, by design. Text body attached from back hi... View more info

Permanent Collection of the Arnot Art Gallery, Elmira, New York 1913-1914 (First Edition)

By: Matthias H. Arnot

Price: $75.00

Publisher: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035209

Condition: Very Good


Included is a notice for a Memorial Exhibition of Water Colors and Sketches by Louis Agassiz Fuertes, November, 1930. Paperback. Original paper wraps. Stapled booklet. 39pp. Portrait frontispiece. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

From the Sun King to the Royal Twilight: Painting in Eighteenth-Century France from the Musee De Picardie, Amiens (New copy)

By: Matthieu Pinette

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Amer Federation of Arts: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035590

Condition: New


New copy in publisher's shrink wrap. This book would make a great gift. 192pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info