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The Aviation Art Of Frank Wootton

By: Larkin, David (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Peacock Press / Bantam Books: 1976

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A40116

Condition: Very Good+


Color and B&W illustrations; This is an oblong paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. "In the 1930s, Wootton was commissioned by Edward Saunders to do art and book illustrations. In this time he wrote several books on art instruction, one of which, How to Draw Aircraft, went on to be a best-seller, In 1939, he volunteered for the Royal Air Force but instead was inv... View more info

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Second Exhibition Of "Intimate Paintings"

By: MacBeth Gallery

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, MacBeth Gallery: 1918

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35379

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a small format booklet with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The booklet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The booklet and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is some beginning toning to the spine joints and edges of the covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "The Macbeth Gallery was the first New York gallery to specialize in American art and is historically important for exhibiting work by many American artists well-known to us today, including Winslow Homer, Charles H. Davis, and Andrew Wyeth. ... View more info

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Vases From The Collection Of Sir Henry Englefield (bart) Drawn and Engraved by H. Moses

By: Moses, H. , Sir Henry Englefield

Price: $275.00

Publisher: London, England, Printed for Rodwell and Martin: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: A36304

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Circa 1819. This edition was printed for Rodwell and Martin, New Bond Street, London. The book is in Very Good+ edition with three quarters leather binding and marbled paper covered boards. There is some noticeable wear and fraying to the spine ends, spine joints and corners of the book covers. The marbled paper covered boards have some generalized rubbing. T. E. G. (Top edge Gilt). The text pages are mostly clean and bright, with the exception of a few stray spots of foxing. The front pastedown includes the bookplate of Henry B. H. Beaufoy F. R. S. (Beaufoy (shown below) wa... View more info

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William Keith The Man and the Artist

By: Neuhaus, Eugen

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A33921

Condition: Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This book has been signed by the author, with an inscription, on the half title page. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and smallish chips missing along with a crack to the front flap joint, some rubbing and ground-in dirt and wear to the rear cover. "In attempting to estimate Keith's work as an artist a quarter of a century after his death, one has ... View more info

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The Pace Gallery November 17- December 12, 1964

By: Nevelson, Louise / Pace Gallery / Diana MacKown

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Pace Gallery: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31816

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; This is a gallery catalogue from the Pace Gallery, featuring the work of Louise Nevelson. The catalogue covers are of black paper velvet (style) with a triangular cut-out. There are two or more acetate illustrations included. The covers have some light edge wear, bumping and one small nick, along with a very small chip to the bottom corners. The text pages are clean and bright. "Louise Nevelson (September 23, 1899 – April 17, 1988) was an American sculptor known for her monumental, monochromatic, wooden wall pieces and outdoor sculptures. Born in Czarist Russia, she emi... View more info

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Jennifer Steinkamp

By: Northrup, Joanne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Jose, CA, San Jose Museum of Art: 0

Seller ID: A37685

Condition: Fine


Color Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book is still in original shrinkwrap. "Jennifer Steinkamp (born December 22, 1958) is an American installation artist who works with video and new media in order to explore ideas about architectural space, motion, and perception." (from Wikipedia) View more info

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Georgia O'keeffe

By: O'Keeffe, Georgia / Penguin Books

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1977

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38521

Condition: Near Fine


Color Illustrations; This is a folio sized paperback book. The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. This is the first paperback edition. The book is mostly clean and bright. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends and corners. The text pages are clean and bright. "In 1905, O'Keeffe began her serious formal art training at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and then the Art Students League of New York, but she felt constrained by her lessons that focused on recreating or copying what was in nature. In 1908, unable to fund further education, ... View more info

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Howard Pyle Writer, Illustrator, Founder of the Brandywine School

By: Pitz, Henry C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Bramhall House: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 31432

ISBN: 0517230194

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W and Color Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has a couple of tears, including one to the front spine joint, and another to the top rear panel. "Howard Pyle (March 5, 1853 – November 9, 1911) was an American illustrator and author, primarily of books for young people. A native of Wilmington, Delaware, he spent the last year of his life in Florence, Italy. In 1894 he began teaching illustration at the Drexel Institute of Art, S... View more info

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William Morris Edward Burne-Jones and the Kelmscott Chaucer

By: Robinson, Duncan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Mt. Kisco, NY, Moyer Bell Limited: 1986

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31396

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge nicks, and small edge tears along with chipping to the spine ends, especially the top spine end which has a quarter inch chip missing. The rear panel of the dust jacket has some ground-in dirt as well. "William Morris, the 19th-century designer, social reformer and writer, founded the Kelmscott Press towards the end of his life. He wanted to revive the skills of hand printing, ... View more info

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Edward G. Robinson's World Of Art

By: Robinson, Jane (Introduction by Leonard Spigelgass)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A36091

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Color and B&W illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ to Near Fine- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has one chip to the bottom spine end, otherwise is in Fine condition. "In noticeable contrast to many of his onscreen characters, Robinson was a sensitive, softly-spoken and cultured man, who spoke seven languages. Remaining a liberal Democrat despite his difficulties with HUAC, he attended the 1960 Democratic Convention in Los Angeles, California. He was a p... View more info

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The Saturday Evening Post Norman Rockwell Book

By: Rockwell, Norman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Curtis Publishing Company: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34975

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Color Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has one small chip to the top rear panel and one smallish semi-closed edge tear to the bottom front panel. "Norman Perceval Rockwell (February 3, 1894 – November 8, 1978) was a 20th-century American author, painter and illustrator. His works enjoy a broad popular appeal in the United States for its reflection of American culture. Rockwell is most famous for the cover illustrations of every... View more info

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Portfolio: The Annual of the Graphic Arts Volume 3

By: Rosenthal, George S. and Frank Zachary (editors)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, Zebra Press / Duell, Sloand and Pearce, Inc.: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37491

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This is the third and final issue of Portfolio - the Annual of Graphic Arts which was supposed to be a quarterly and unfortunately failed after the first three issues. This copy is in Very Good- condition. This is an illustrated french-wrap folio-sized paperback which is missing the backstrip. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright, though the 3-D glasses are missing. Included are sections on artists Ben Shahn, Henri Cartier-Bresson, French marble papers, calligraphy, a section on stereoscopy, Jackson Pollock, Al... View more info

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The Practical Guide to Calligraphy

By: Sassoon, Rosemary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Thames and Hudson: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 29245

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Color & B&W; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean but does have some beginning bumping to the spine ends. "Learing the skill of calligraphy, or hand lettering, is not only an enjoyable and rewarding activity, but one that has practical value, for it is used increasingly nowadays in many professional areas." View more info

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A Pictorial Encyclopedia Of The Oriental Arts: China (Two Volumes)

By: Shoten, Kadokawa (edited by)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1969

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35772

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


B&W and Color Illustrations; This is a two volume set with cardboard slipcase. The books are in Near Fine condition and have plastic dust jackets in generally Very Good condition (volume two has a tear / chip to the top spine end) . The slipcase is in Very Good+ condition, but has noticeable generalized toning, along with several spots of greasy looking spotting. . "Kadokawa Shoten was established on November 10, 1945 by Genyoshi Kadokawa. The company's first publication imprint, Kadokawa Bunko, was published in 1949. The company went public on April 2, 1954. In 1975, Haruki Kadokawa becam... View more info

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The Life Of Eric Gill

By: Speaight, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, P. J. Kenedy & Sons: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36931

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some generalized rubbing and edge wear. "Arthur Eric Rowton Gill ARA ( 22 February 1882 – 17 November 1940) was an English sculptor, typeface designer, and printmaker, who was associated with the Arts and Crafts movement. He is a controversial figure, with his well-known religious views and subject matter generally viewed as being at odds with his sexual behaviour, including his ... View more info

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Paul Wunderlich: Recent Oils, Gouaches and Drawings: February 27 to March 17, 1973

By: Staempfli (auction catalogue) Paul Wunderlich

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Staempfli Gallery: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30981

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a one page, one-fold brochure from the Staempfli Gallery in New York City for a viewing and sale. The brochure is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. There is some beginning curling to the corners of the brochure and several spots of ground-in dirt to the rear cover. "Paul Wunderlich, German (1927 - 2010) Born in Eberswalde on 10 March 1927. The German painter studied at the Kunstschule in the orangery of the castle of Eutin. In 1947 he went to the Hochschule fur Bildende Kunste, Hamburg, and studied graphic art. He extended his traini... View more info

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The Western Paintings Of Frank C. Mccarthy

By: Storz, Frank (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A40104

Condition: Near Fine


Color Illustrations; This is an oblong paperback book. The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "McCarthy began his art career as a commercial illustrator, opening his own studio in 1948. He did illustrations for most of the paperback book publishers, magazines, including Colliers, Argosy, and True, [4] movie companies, and advertisements. Among McCarthy's film poster work were The Ten Commandments, Hatari! , The Great Escape, The Train, The Glory Guys, The Dirty D... View more info

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The Neo / Impressionists

By: Sutter, Jean

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Greenwich, CT, New York Graphic Society Ltd.: 1970

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31475

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Color Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has noticeable toning to the spine and spine joints, but is otherwise clean and bright. "Neo-Impressionism is a term coined by French art critic Félix Fénéon in 1886 to describe an art movement founded by Georges Seurat. Seurat’s greatest masterpiece, A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, marked the beginning of this movement when it first made its appearanc... View more info

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Netsuke The Life and Legend of Japan in Miniature

By: Tollner, Madeline R.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Fearon Publishers, Inc.: 1960

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A37645

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge tears and nicks, along with some light wrinkling and beginning fading. There is one scratched tear to the rear cover (approx. 1" long). "Netsuke are miniature sculptures that were invented in 17th-century Japan to serve a practical function (the two Japanese characters ne+tsuke me... View more info

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Artist-life Or Sketches of American Painters

By: Tuckerman, Henry T.

Price: $140.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company: 1847

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37682

Condition: Good


This book is in Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The brown cloth cover has noticeable spots of foxing and darkening. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some rubbing, bumping and fraying. The text pages are generally clean, but do have some spots of foxing throughout. There is tidemarking to the first 25 or so pages and the rear 25 or so pages, at both top and bottom edges of the text pages. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. The rear endpapers have a previous owner's penciled notations. "Henry Theodore Tuckerman (April 20, 1813... View more info