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1 German Expressionism-Blauer Reiter International Contemporary Masters
Chicago Worthington Gallery N.D. First Edition. 1 Soft Cover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Twenty-Four German Expressionist artists are represented in this catalogue Graphics, sculptures and originals are featured in this catalogue . Slight scuff marks on back cover... B&W Illust& Color Illust. 11x8. 54 pp 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Degas: The Complete Etchings, Lithographs and Monotypes, Adhemar, Jean; Francoise Cachin; Edgar Degas
2 Adhemar, Jean; Francoise Cachin; Edgar Degas Degas: The Complete Etchings, Lithographs and Monotypes
New York Viking Press 1974 First Printing Hard Cover Fine+ in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Edgar Degas 
Publisher's full olive green cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket shows only minor shelf-wear and bumped corners. This is a large and heavy book - additional charges may apply for expedited or international shipping. FINE+/VERY GOOD.. B&W Illustrations. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 288 pp 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
Ireland's Painters: 1600-1940, Anne Crookshank and The Knight of Glin
3 Anne Crookshank and The Knight of Glin Ireland's Painters: 1600-1940
New Haven, CT Yale University Press 2002 0300097654 / 9780300097658 First Printing Hard Cover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Publisher's full blue linen, gilt lettering on spine, illustrated endpapers. Printed on glossy storck and profusely illustrated entirely in color with exceptionally fine reproductions. This richly illustrated survey of the history of Irish painting encompasses the entire span from the Middle Ages to the mid-twentieth century. The volume includes both well-known and virtually unknown artists. Among the more than 350 works reproduced in full color are many paintings from notable private collections which have not been exhibited to the public. Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art. . The volume is in virtually perfect condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The dust jacket shows very slight wear at the top edge only. A beautiful volume. FINE/NEAR FINE.. Color Reproductions. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 345 pp 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
From Poussin To Matisse The Russian Taste for French Painting, Art Institute of Chicago
4 Art Institute of Chicago From Poussin To Matisse The Russian Taste for French Painting
Chicago Art Institute of Chicago 1990 0865590869 / 9780865590861 First Edition Thus. First Printing Soft Cover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Color Illustrations. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 168 pp 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
The Birds of America: October 15 and 16,1982, Audubon, John James
5 Audubon, John James The Birds of America: October 15 and 16,1982
Houston Christie's Houston 1982 First Printing Soft Cover Fine with no dust jacket 
FINE.. B&W Illustrations. 4to 11" - 13" tall. Unpaginated pp 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Introduction to Art A guide to the understanding and enjoyment of Great Masterpieces, Baker, Samm Sinclair & Natalie
6 Baker, Samm Sinclair & Natalie Introduction to Art A guide to the understanding and enjoyment of Great Masterpieces
London Thames and Hudson 1971 0500231524 / 9780500231524 First Edition Thus. 1 Hard Cover Near Fine in Good dust jacket 
With 317 illustrations, 128 in colour. Covered in rust cloth with gilt design on front and gilt lettering on spine. . Unclipped dust jacket shows shelf-wear, chipping and light soling. Text is clean, binding is tight. . B&W and Color Illustrations. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 221 pp 
Price: 8.00 USD
 
 
Burne-Jones (1833-1898), Baldry, A. Lys
7 Baldry, A. Lys Burne-Jones (1833-1898)
London T. C. & E. C. Jack, Ltd. c. 1916 First Edition Thus. 1 Hard Cover Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Edward Burne-Jones 
Publisher's brown paper-covered printed boards, with color paste-on, gray endpapers. Illustrated with eight brilliant color reproductions of paintings by Edward Burne-Jones. A volume in the series "Masterpieces in Colour.". The binding is tight and square, the text block and all of the illustrations are clean and bright, boards rubbed and scuffed, corners bumped with some loss, small (less than ") section of spine missing, hinges strong, pencil sketch on rep, else very good. GOOD.. Masterpieces in Colour Series. Color Photographs. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 78 pp 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
A HISTORY OF ART: FROM PREHISTORIC TIMES TO THE PRESENT, Bazin, Germain
8 Bazin, Germain A HISTORY OF ART: FROM PREHISTORIC TIMES TO THE PRESENT
NY Bonanza Books 1959 Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 1 Hard Cover As New in Very Good dust jacket 
Quarter bound in publisher's cream cloth over red cloth boards, 4to. 574 pp. Profusely illustrated with 668 reproductions, 14 pages in full color. Germain Bazin was Conservator-in-Chief of the Louvre. Translated from the French by Francis Scarfe. This is an unmarked, unopened copy. The volume is in perfect, pristine condition. The dust jacket (now in Mylar) has a couple of closed tears. AS NEW/VERY GOOD. Contents include: I. The Origins of Art; II. Primitive Artistic Civilizations; III. The Classical Civilizations of the Mediterranean; IV. Earliest Forms of Christian Art; V. The Rise of the West-Romanesque and Gothic Art; VI. Islam; VII. The Artistic Civilization of Europe in the Fifteenth Century; VIII. The Renaissance in Europe in the Sixteenth Century; IX. The Baroque Period; X. The Nineteenth Cerntury Crisis; XI. The Civilizations of the Far East; and XII. Art Now.. Book Club Edition. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 12.95 USD
 
 
VENETIAN DRAWINGS OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY IN AMERICA, Benesch, Otto
9 Benesch, Otto VENETIAN DRAWINGS OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY IN AMERICA
NY H. Bittner and Company 1947 First Edition Thus. 1 Hard Cover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion on cover. 4to. 41 pages of text followed by 69 full-page monochrome reproductions. This is an unmarked copy. The volume is in excellent condition, with a small spot of sunning on the spine, else fine+. The dust jacket is moderately sunned and chipped. FINE/VERY GOOD.. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 29.95 USD
 
 
10 Berenson, Bernard FLORENTINE PAINTERS OF THE RENAISSANCE
NY G. P. Putman's Sons 1904 Second Revised Edition. 1 Hard Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, t.e.g. 12mo. 155, (2) pp. Illustrated with tissue-protected frontispiece portrait by Verrocchio. . Former owner's printed bookplate on fep, small bookseller's label (from Florence) on ffep, otherwise unmarked. Tight and square, clean and bright, boards very lightly worn, spine lightly faded, else fine. VERY GOOD.. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. (i), v, 155, (2-adverts) pp 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
PORTFOLIO OF ART MASTERPIECES Series I, Book-of-the-Month Club
11 Book-of-the-Month Club PORTFOLIO OF ART MASTERPIECES Series I
NY Book-of-the-Month Club 1950 Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 1 Soft Cover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Jan Vermeer, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Gilbert Stuart, Paul Gauguin, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Rembrandt, Diego Rivera, Pieter Brueghal, El Greco, and Raphael. 
Ten (of Twelve) individual cartridge-paper folded portfolios, each with descriptive text on the front and a full-page, tipped-in, full-color plate inside. The portfolios are housed in the publisher's original clam-shell cardboard box with a paper label on the front cover and cloth ties. This portfolio includes works by Jan Vermeer, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Gilbert Stuart, Paul Gauguin, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Rembrandt, Diego Rivera, Pieter Brueghal, El Greco, and Raphael.. The box is is collapsed but the ten portfolios are in perfect condition. NEAR FINE. . Portfolio. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. (20) pp 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
PORTFOLIO OF ART MASTERPIECES Series III, Book-of-the-Month Club
12 Book-of-the-Month Club PORTFOLIO OF ART MASTERPIECES Series III
NY Book-of-the-Month Club 1950 Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 1 Soft Cover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Degas, Constable, de Hooch, Holbein, Chardin, Monet, Van Gogh, Gladys Davis, Edward Hicks, Murillo and El Greco. 
Twelve individual cartridge-paper folded portfolios, each with descriptive text on the front and a full-page, tipped-in, full-color plate inside. The portfolios are housed in the publisher's original clam-shell cardboard box with a paper label on the front cover and cloth ties. This portfolio includes works by Degas, Constable, de Hooch, Holbein, Chardin, Monet, Van Gogh, Gladys Davis, Edward Hicks, Murillo and El Greco.. The box is is mildly flattened but the twelve portfolios are in perfect condition. NEAR FINE. . Portfolio. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. (24) pp 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
An Impressionist Legacy The Collection of the Sara Lee Corporation, Brettell, Richard
13 Brettell, Richard An Impressionist Legacy The Collection of the Sara Lee Corporation
New York Abbeville Press 1990 089659677X / 9780896596771 Third Edition. 1 Hard Cover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Third and Expanded Edition. Includes letter from John H. Bryan, Charirman of Sara Lee Corporation, to Arthur C. Neilson dated December 1990. . Clean, unmarked, square & tight with unclipped dust jacket. . Color Plates. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 152 pp 
Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
MAINSTREAMS OF MODERN ART David to Picasso, Canaday, John
14 Canaday, John MAINSTREAMS OF MODERN ART David to Picasso
NY Simon & Schuster 1959 First Edition Thus. Second Printing Hard Cover As New in Fine dust jacket 
Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with 15 color plates and over 700 B&W photographs. Includes Appendix and Index.. The unmarked volume is in almost perfect condition. Previous owner's bookplate on fep, else fine. Dust jacket is price-clipped, shows some shelf-wear, else fine. AS NEW/FINE. . B&W Photographs and Color Plates. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. xxiv, 576 pp 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
METROPOLITAN SEMINARS IN ART - PORTFOLIO 2 Realism: the Painter and the World around Us, Canaday, John
15 Canaday, John METROPOLITAN SEMINARS IN ART - PORTFOLIO 2 Realism: the Painter and the World around Us
NY Metropolitan Museum Of Art 1959 First Edition Thus. First Printing Hard Cover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover with original glassine wrapper. Folio (10 x 13"). 25, (6) pp. Portfolio 2 in the Metropolitan Seminars in Art series. Color (11) and B&W Photographs. This portfolio is concerned with the visual, emotional and intellectual elements in paintings. The portfolio explores the meaning and expression of realism in painting. This portfolio is concerned with the visual, emotional and intellectual elements in paintings. The portfolio explores the meaning and expression of realism in painting. . A very clean and crisp, collectible copy. Each of the 11 loose prints is in perfect (as new) condition. The final print, of a cave painting at Lascaux, is missing. The original glassine wrapper is only lightly worn. . Metropolitan Seminars in Art: Great Periods in Painting Series. Vol. 2. Color Illustrations. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 25, (6) pp 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
METROPOLITAN SEMINARS IN ART - PORTFOLIO 5 Composition: Pictures As Pattern, Canaday, John
16 Canaday, John METROPOLITAN SEMINARS IN ART - PORTFOLIO 5 Composition: Pictures As Pattern
NY Metropolitan Museum Of Art 1959 First Edition. First Printing Hard Cover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover with original glassine wrapper. Folio (10 x 13"). 25, (6) pp. Portfolio 5 in the Metropolitan Seminars in Art series. Bound in publisher's original gray boards with red and black lettering on spine and cover and full-color paste-on on cover. Illustrated with 12 full-page, full-color glossy prints stored in a built-in pocket on the fep, as well as numerous B&W illustrations in the text. Includes detailed descriptions of the twelve prints as well as the in-text illustrations. This is Portfolio 5 of the series, which is comprised of a total of 12 portfolios, numbered 1 through 12. This portfolio is concerned with the composition of paintings. Composition is so fundamental to painting that a list of the world's greatest paintings would overlap a list of the greatest compositions in a majority of titles. This portfolio explores composition in the structure of painting. . A very clean and crisp, collectible copy. Each of the 12 loose prints is in perfect (as new) condition. The original glassine wrapper is only lightly worn. FINE/VERY GOOD. . Metropolitan Seminars in Art: Great Periods in Painting Series. Vol. 5. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
METROPOLITAN SEMINARS IN ART - PORTFOLIO 9 Tempera and Oil, Canaday, John
17 Canaday, John METROPOLITAN SEMINARS IN ART - PORTFOLIO 9 Tempera and Oil
NY Metropolitan Museum Of Art 1959 First Edition Thus. First Printing Hard Cover Fine in Good dust jacket 
FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover with glassine wrapper (as issued). Folio (10 x 13"). 26, (6) pp. Portfolio 9 in the Metropolitan Seminars in Art: Great Periods in Painting series. Bound in publisher's original gray boards with red and black lettering on spine and cover and full-color paste-on on cover. Illustrated with 12 full-page, full-color glossy prints stored in a built-in pocket on the fep, as well as numerous B&W illustrations in the text. Includes detailed descriptions of the twelve prints as well as the in-text illustrations. This is Portfolio 9 of the series, which is comprised of a total of 12 portfolios, numbered 1 through 12. This portfolio is concerned with the painter as a trained workman. The old masters were trained to the standards of their craft. When they had mastered their craft, they put their skills to the service of their patrons, without feeling any loss of creative integrity. Modern painters often do the opposite, they paint what they want and hope someone will like their work enough to buy. This portfolio views the application of the painter's craft as an expression of his art. . A very clean and crisp, collectible copy. Each of the 12 loose prints is in perfect (as new) condition. The original glassine wrapper is worn. FINE/GOOD. . Metropolitan Seminars in Art: Great Periods in Painting Series. Vol. 9. Color Illustrations. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 26, (6) pp 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
METROPOLITAN SEMINARS IN ART - PORTFOLIO B: Earth, Heaven and Hell: Man and Mystery in the Middle Ages, Canaday, John
18 Canaday, John METROPOLITAN SEMINARS IN ART - PORTFOLIO B: Earth, Heaven and Hell: Man and Mystery in the Middle Ages
NY Metropolitan Museum Of Art 1959 First Edition Thus. First Printing Hard Cover Fine with no dust jacket 
FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Portfolio B in the Metropolitan Seminars in Art: Great Periods in Painting series. Bound in publisher's original green boards with red and black lettering on spine and cover and full-color paste-on on cover. Illustrated with 12 full-page, full-color glossy prints stored in a built-in pocket on the fep, as well as numerous B&W illustrations in the text. Includes detailed descriptions of the twelve prints as well as the in-text illustrations. This is Portfolio B of the series, which is comprised of a total of 12 portfolios, numbered A through L. This portfolio looks at the history of art during the Middle Ages. . A very clean and crisp, collectible copy. Each of the 12 loose prints is in perfect (as new) condition. FINE.. Metropolitan Seminars in Art: Great Periods in Painting Series. Color Illustrations. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 29, (2), (12-plates) pp 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
METROPOLITAN SEMINARS IN ART - PORTFOLIO F: The World Triumphant: the Baroque, Canaday, John
19 Canaday, John METROPOLITAN SEMINARS IN ART - PORTFOLIO F: The World Triumphant: the Baroque
NY Metropolitan Museum Of Art 1959 First Edition. First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover without dust jacket (as issued) . Folio (10 x 13"). 29, (2) pp. Portfolio F in the Metropolitan Seminars in Art: Great Periods in Painting series. Color (12 laid in) and B&W Photographs. The seventeenth century offers so many great and familiar names that some indication of the range of baroque art, from tempestuousness to monumental simplicity, is apparent from a list of the major artists whom we meet in this portfolio: El Greco, Caravaggio, Hondecoeter, Rigaud, Le Nain, Velazquez, Rubens, La Tour, Poussin, Rembrandt, Ruysdael and Vermeer. . Minor edge and corner wear, corners are lightly bumped and rubbed, overall a very clean and crisp, collectible copy. Each of the 12 loose prints is in perfect (as new) condition. NEAR FINE.. Metropolitan Seminars in Art: Great Periods in Painting Series. Color Plates. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 29, (2) pp 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
20 Canaday, John PORTFOLIO 2 Realism: the Painter and the World around Us
NY Metropolitan Museum Of Art 1959 First Edition Thus. First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
2 Metropolitan Seminars in Art 1st Printing Color (12) and B&W Photographs This portfolio is concerned with the visual, emotional and intellectual elements in paintings. The portfolio explores the meaning and expression of realism in painting. This portfolio is concerned with the visual, emotional and intellectual elements in paintings. The portfolio explores the meaning and expression of realism in painting. . A very clean and crisp, collectible copy. Each of the 12 loose prints is in perfect (as new) condition. The exterior of the rear hinge is starting, else fine. NEAR FINE.. Metropolitan Seminars in Art: Great Periods in Painting Series. Color Plates. Folio (10 x 13"). 25, (6) pp 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
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