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Martin Ramirez

By: Anderson, Brooke Davis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Marquand Books / American Folk Art Museum: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37681

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "While the 2007 retrospective, The Last Works, was on view at the American Folk Art Museum, that museum was contacted by descendants of Dr. Max Dunievitz, who served as medical director of DeWitt State Hospital in the early 1960s. Dunievitz had kept approximately 140 of Ramírez's drawings and collages from the last three years of his life; they were nearly discarded by family membe... View more info

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Masters In Art: A Series Of Illustrated Monographs : Millais November 1908 Part 107 Vol. 9

By: Bates and Guild Company

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Bates & Guild Company, Publishers: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34687

Condition: Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized magazine. The magazine is in Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The cardstock covers have edge wear, nicks, tears and several large chips missing. The spine of the magazine has tearing and chipping to the bottom end. The text pages are clean and bright. This issue gives an overview of the artist John Everett Millais. "A child prodigy, at the age of eleven Millais became the youngest student to enter the Royal Academy Schools. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was founded at his family home in London, at 83 Gower Street (now number 7).... View more info

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Masters In Art: A Series Of Illustrated Monographs : Inness June 1908 Part 102 Vol. 9

By: Bates and Guild Company

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Bates & Guild Company, Publishers: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34688

Condition: Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized magazine. The magazine is in Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The cardstock covers have edge wear, nicks, tears and several large chips missing. The spine of the magazine has tearing and chipping to both top and bottom ends. The text pages are clean and bright. This issue gives an overview of the artist George Inness. "Although Inness’s style evolved through distinct stages over a prolific career that spanned more than forty years and 1,000 paintings, his works consistently earned acclaim for their powerful, coordinated efforts... View more info

Work Art and Society Two

By: Baynes, Ken and Alan Robinson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Boston Book and Art Publisher: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35455

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Color and 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 spine ends and corners have some very beginning rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has edge wear, noticeable rubbing to the spine and flap joints, several wrinkles to the edges and a smallish square of rubbing where a previous owner removed a price sticker on the front cover. This book is an: " analysis of societal influence upon man's creative impulse, incl. The artistic appropriation, reflection, interp... View more info

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Thomas Hart Benton A Personal Commemorative: a Retrospective Exhibition of His Works 1907-1972

By: Benton, Thomas Hart

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Joplin, MO, Missouri Southern State College: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38557

Condition: Very Good+


B&W and Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "Thomas Hart Benton (April 15, 1889 – January 19, 1975) was an American painter and muralist. Along with Grant Wood and John Steuart Curry, he was at the forefront of the Regionalist art movement. His fluid, sculpted figures in his paintings showed everyday people in scenes of life in the United States. His work is strongly associated with the Midwestern United States, where he was bor... View more info

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Elementary Color Its Theory and Application

By: Brownjohn, Earl

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Springfield, MA, Milton Bradley Company: 0

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30757

Condition: Very Good


Color Illustrations; c1930. This is a trade sized pamphlet with slick cardstock covers and a stapled spine. This copy is an ex school library copy, but the only marking is an ink stamp on the front cover. The book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The text pages are clean and bright. Illustrated throughout in full color with great Art Deco illustrations. Scarce. Only one copy listing in Worldcat. "The theories and methods of study outlined in these lessons cover a complete course in color study, as required in our leading high schools an... View more info

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The New Art Of Color The Writings of Robert and Sonia Delaunay

By: Cohen, Arthur A. (edited and with An Introduction by) Robert and Sonia Delaunay

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35341

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


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. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, but does have a couple of small edge tears. "Robert Delaunay (12 April 1885 – 25 October 1941) was a French artist who, with his wife Sonia Delaunay and others, cofounded the Orphism art movement, noted for its use of strong colours and geometric shapes. His later works were more abstract, reminiscent of Paul Klee. His key influence related to bold use of colour and a clear love of exper... View more info

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Erte Postcards In Full Color 24 Ready-To-Mail Postcards

By: Dover Publications / Erte

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 0

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A34596

Condition: Fine


Color Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book. The book is in Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. All postcards are included and fully intact. "Erté is perhaps most famous for his elegant fashion designs which capture the art deco period in which he worked. One of his earliest successes was designing apparel for the French dancer Gaby Deslys who died in 1920. His delicate figures and sophisticated, glamorous designs are instantly recognisable, and his ideas and art still influence fashion into the 21st c... View more info

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The Anatomy Of The External Forms Of Man: Intended for the Use of Artists, Painters and Scupltors

By: Fau, Doctor J. Julien) (edited and with Additions by Robert Knox)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, England, Hippolyte Bailliere: 1849

Edition: 1st British Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37799

Condition: Very Good-


Lacking the atlas. This book is in Very Good- condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The cloth book covers have edg ewear, rubbing, bumping, ground-in dirt and a large hole on the front cover. The rear cover has faiding to the cloth and spots of discoloration. The text pages are generally clean and bright. This copy is lacking the front endpaper. Both pastedown pages and the rear endpapers have previous owner's inked or penciled notations and signatures. This is Volume VII of Library of Illustrated Standard Scientific Works - Fau's Anatomy of the External Forms of Man. View more info

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El Arte Moderno En Mexico Breve Historia - Siglos XIX Y XX

By: Fernandez, Justino (with A Prologue by Manuel Toussaint)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Mexico, Antigua Libreria Robredo: 1937

Edition: Limited Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36934

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; Limited to 2000 copies, this is number 705. This is an oversized paperback book. This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The spine ends, corners and edges of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and edge tears. The tan covers have some fading, spotting and rubbing. There is some light rubbing to the spine joints as well. The text pages are clean and bright. Both front endpapers of the dust jacket are laid-in. "Justino Fernández García (September 28, 1904 – December 12, 1972) was a researcher, historian and art critic who is pa... View more info

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Nevelson Wood Sculptures

By: Friedman, Martin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Company: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29287

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized 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. There is some bumping and a small tear to the top spine end and some light edge wear and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "This book surveys the stylistic evolution of Louise Nevelson's wood sculpture over three decades focusing on the primal these so identified with her art - table landscapes, columns, boxes, reliefs and walls." View more info

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Louise Nevelson

By: Glimcher, Arnold B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co. , Inc.: 1976

Edition: 2nd Edition Revised

Seller ID: A38581

ISBN: 0525474390

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The bottom rear corner of the book cover has a small crease and the rear cover has some light generalized toning. 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 the Poltava Governorate of the Russian Empire (present-day Ukraine) , she emigrated with her family to the United States in the early 20th ce... View more info

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Tragic Kingdom The Art of Camille Rose Garcia

By: Harvey Doug, Camille Rose Garcia

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Jose, CA, Last Gasp: 2007

Seller ID: A39209

Condition: Near Fine


Color Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition - actually still in original plastic wrap. The corners of the book covers have some beginning bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. Edition unknown as it's unopened from the shrinkwrap. "She has published three books, The Saddest Place on Earth, (Last Gasp, 2006) , The Magic Bottle: A BLAB! Storybook, (Fantagraphics, 2006) and Tragic Kingdom (Last Gasp, 2007) . She illustrated a version of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, in 2010. "The original illustrations by John Tenniel have always been some of my favorit... View more info

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Artists in California 1786-1940

By: Hughes, Edan Milton

Price: $135.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Hughes Publishing Company: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31605

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Signed, First Edition. 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. This copy has been signed by the author on the title page. There is a smallish spot of dirt on the rear endpaper. The dust jacket has an exacto-knift cut (or box cutter) to the front panel that goes vertically from the top to bottom. There is an additional wrinkled and creased tear to the top rear dust jacket panel. "After 25 years in the making here is the nmost comprehensive reference work ... View more info

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Motion Motion Kinetic Art

By: Jenkins, Jim & Dave Quick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Peregrine Smith Books / Gibbs-Smith Publishers: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35372

Condition: Very Good+


Color Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with heavy illustrated covers and a glued spine. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping to the top spine end and top edge of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. "Kinetic art is art from any medium that contains movement perceivable by the viewer or depends on motion for its effect. Canvas paintings that extend the viewer's perspective of the artwork and incorporate multidimensional movement ... View more info

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A Text-book Of Design

By: Kelley, Charles Fabens and William Luther Mowll

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1912

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: A36395

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The spine ends, corners and spine joints of the book covers have some bumping, rubbing and wear, along with beginning fraying. The covers have noticeable ground-in dirt and spotting. The rear cover hs several small tears to the the rear cover. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The front endpaper includes a previous owner's inked name and address. The rear endpaper includes a couple of penciled notes from a previous owner. View more info

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The Art Of James Bama

By: Kelton, Elmer

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1993

Edition: 1st Trade Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36349

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 a couple of small nicks and edge tears. The text on this tribute to the Western / Native American art of James Bama is by Elmer Kelton. This copy includes a laid in print in a folder embossed with an owl from the Greenwich Workshop which contains the color print Sepia Study - Pawnee Indian. Unfortunately, the previous owner, a Saddlery from Boulder Creek, CA, added an inked store embl... View more info

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Arata Isozaki Architecture 1960-1990

By: Koshalek, Richard (Preface by, with Essays by David B. Stewart and Hajime Yatsuka)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1991

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36603

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; First US paperback edition. This is an oversized paperback book with illustrated covers and a glued spine. The book is in clean bright condition. The spine ends of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. "Arata Isozaki (born 23 July 1931) is a Japanese architect from Oita. He graduated from the University of Tokyo in 1954. Isozaki worked under Kenzo Tange before establishing his own firm in 1963. His early projects were influenced by European experiences with a style mixed between "New Brutalism" a "Metabolist... 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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The Beller Heures Of Jean, Duke Of Berry The Cloisters - the Metropolitan Museum of Art

By: Meiss, Millard and Elizabeth H. Beatson

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1974

Edition: 1st Trade Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35913

Condition: Near Fine


Color Illustrations; Facsimile of the original. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine slipcase. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There are three tiny spots of fraying to the rear inner cover edge. The text pages are clean and bright. The slipcase has some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners. There are a few spots of discoloration to the slipcase as well. "The Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry, or Belles Heures of Jean de Berry (The Beautiful Hours) is an early 15th-century illuminated manuscript book of hours (conta... View more info