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ESSENTIAL HISTORY OF AMERICAN ART, Bailey, Susan
1 Bailey, Susan ESSENTIAL HISTORY OF AMERICAN ART
Bath, England Parragon Publishing 2001 0752553550 / 9780752553559 Stated First Edition. First Printing Hard Cover As New in As New dust jacket 
FIRST EDITION (stated), FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket. 4to (8.25 x 11.5"). 256 pp. Bound in publisher's full glossy pictorial boards. Profusely illustrated with full-page, full-color reproductions. This is a new, unopened copy. Both the volume and the dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition. AS NEW/AS NEW. Written with a comprehensive introduction, Essential History of American Art looks in detail at the range of art that has been produced by American artists, with detailed commentary on 120 works. Some of these are considered the most important pieces; others may be less well known, but they are all essential to the development of American Art. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 14.95 USD
 
 
The Brandywine Heritage, Brandywine River Museum, The
2 Brandywine River Museum, The The Brandywine Heritage
Chadds Ford, PA The Brandywine River Museum 1971 0912416025 / 9780912416021 First Edition Thus. 1 Hard Cover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Howard Pyle, N. C. Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, James Wyeth 
Publisher's full burgundy cloth, gilt (silver) lettering on spine, cream endpapers. 4to. 121 pp. Illustrated with 18 full-page color reproductions and 80 B&W reproductions of works by Howard Pyle, N. C. Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, and James Wyeth. Former owner's name and address on ffep, else as new. Price-clipped dust jacket. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE.. Color and B&W illustrations. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 121 pp 
Price: 14.95 USD
 
 
AMERICAN PAINTING FROM ITS BEGINNING TO THE ARMORY SHOW AND THE TWENTIETH CENTURY (Two Volumes - Complete in Slipcase), Brown, Jules David; Barbara Rose
3 Brown, Jules David; Barbara Rose AMERICAN PAINTING FROM ITS BEGINNING TO THE ARMORY SHOW AND THE TWENTIETH CENTURY (Two Volumes - Complete in Slipcase)
Lausanne, Switzerland Editions D'Art Albert Skira 1970 First Edition Thus. 1 Hard Cover As New in As New dust jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Two Volumes with dust jackets in original slipcase. Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spines and covers. Folio. 144, (2); 125, (1) pp. Profusely illustrated with 70 extremely high-quality, full-page, full-color tipped-in plates in Volume I and 60 such plates in Volume 2. These are unmarked, unused copies, both the volumes and the unclipped dust jackets are in perfect, pristine condition. AS NEW/AS NEW. The original slipcase, complete with both paste-ons is also in perfect condition. Volume I is "American Painting: From its Beginnings to the Armory Show" by Jules David Brown. Volume 2 is "American Painting: The Twentieth Century" by Barbara Rose. Very Heavy - Additional shipping may apply.. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Price: 300.00 USD
 
 
EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY AMERICAN ARTS: M. & M. KAROLIK COLLECTION OF PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS, ENGRAVINGS, FURNITURE, SILVER, NEEDLEWORK & INCIDENTAL OBJECTS GATHERED TO ILLUSTRATE THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF AMERICAN ARTISTS & CRAFTSMEN OF THE PERIOD FROM 1720 TO 1820, Hipkiss, Edwin J.
4 Hipkiss, Edwin J. EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY AMERICAN ARTS: M. & M. KAROLIK COLLECTION OF PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS, ENGRAVINGS, FURNITURE, SILVER, NEEDLEWORK & INCIDENTAL OBJECTS GATHERED TO ILLUSTRATE THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF AMERICAN ARTISTS & CRAFTSMEN OF THE PERIOD FROM 1720 TO 1820
Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press 1941 First Edition Thus. 1 Hard Cover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover without dust jacket (as issued). xvii, (iii) 366, (42) pp. Publisher's royal blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering and decoration on cover. Illustrated with 265 beautifully printed black and white collotype plates (many full-page) The volume is in excellent condition. All plates and text are clean and bright. There is a former owner's very small printed name-plate on the fep, the corners are slightly bumped, there is minor edge-wear and minimal rubbing to the boards, else fine. NEAR FINE. This is a full, detailed catalogue of the 275 works in the collection donated to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. An important catalogue of American arts. This extensive catalogue is one of the finest for the study of colonial and early American furniture, painting, and the decorative of arts of the period of 1720-1820.This beautifully printed volume, set in Monotype Bembo and with full-tone collotype illustrations, established a high visual standard for furniture catalogs that was emulated by Joseph Downs in the 1950s and Morrison Heckscher in the 1980s. The catalog includes 125 examples of high-style furniture, the vast majority from Massachusetts and Rhode Island, although some superb Philadelphia objects are included. These objects are not included in Richard Randall's 1965 catalog. "Karolik's musings As I Reflect upon the Collection, provide a fascinating look at the mind of an idiosyncratic collector. " -Ames & Ward. [Arntzen/Rainwater I471][Karpel C347a][Lucas p.48][Franklin 1342 "most complete or worthwhile"][Ames & Ward p.94 "Beautifully illustrated volume with full-tone collotype illustrations"]. . Folio (9.25 x 12.25") 
Price: 99.95 USD
 
 
A HERITAGE OF AMERICAN PAINTINGS FROM THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, Williams, William James
5 Williams, William James A HERITAGE OF AMERICAN PAINTINGS FROM THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
Maplewood, NJ Hammond Incorporated 1981 0843710713 / 9780843710717 Stated First Edition. First Printing Hard Cover As New in Fine+ dust jacket 
FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover with unclipped ($30.00) dust jacket. 4to. 256 pp. Bound in publisher's full padded red leather, gilt lettering, borders and decoration on spine, gilt borders and lettering on cover. Gold endpapers. Illustrated with hundreds of reproductions, 64 pages of which are in full color. Profusely illustrated throughout with reproductions of paintings from the National Gallery of Art collection, including 64 pages in full color. This is a new, unopened copy, which shows only the slightest shelf-wear. AS NEW/FINE+. An excellent copy of a book that graphically captures the feeling of touring room to room through Washington's magnificent National Gallery of Art. With the Gallery's American painting collection as his lecture hall, author William James Williams, curator and lecturer, leads the reader through fourteen interconnected 'rooms' to be enjoyed briefly or lingered in for serious study. . Color and B&W photographs. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 256 pp 
Price: 17.95 USD
 
 
THE GENIUS OF AMERICAN PAINTING, Wilmerding, John (Ed)
6 Wilmerding, John (Ed) THE GENIUS OF AMERICAN PAINTING
NY William Morrow & Company 1973 0688001939 / 9780688001933 First Edition Thus. 1 Hard Cover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket. 4to. 352 pp. Bound in publisher's full turquoise-blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover, black endpapers. Lavishly illustrated with 64 color plates and 270 B&W illustrations. Includes extensive Notes, Bibliography and Index. Both the volume and the dust jacket are in excellent condition, with no ownership marks. FINE/NEAR FINE. This is a very well-illustrated history of American painting, starting with its origins in the traditional English and Dutch schools, ending with contemporary art of the late 20th century. It is divided into sections, each by an expert in the area, including: Colonial Art by R. Peter Mooz; The First Half of the Nineteenth Century by John Wilmerding; The Second Half of the Nineteenth Century by Richard J. Boyle; The Forming of the Avant-Garde 1900-1930 by Irma B. Jaffe; The 1930's and Abstract Expressionism by Harry Rand; From the 1960's to the Present Day by Dore Ashton. . Corners lightly rubbed. The dust jacket shows minor general shelf-wear. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 29.99 USD
 


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