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Image for 500 Years of Art and Illustration: from Albrecht Dürer to Rockwell Kent

500 Years of Art and Illustration: from Albrecht Dürer to Rockwell Kent

By: Simon, Howard

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Cleveland, The World Publishing Company, 1942

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing


FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover without dust jacket. xvii, (iii), 476 pp. Bound in publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on red labels on spine and cover. Profusely illustrated with very high quality reproductions, many full-page. The spine is moderately faded, there is a former owner's printed art deco bookplate on the fep, else fine. All text and illustrations are bright and clean. NEAR FINE.. B&W Illustrations. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. xvi... View more info

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A History of Art: For Classes, Art-Students and Tourists in Europe

By: Goodyear, William Henry

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, A.S. Barnes and Company, 1896

Edition: Thirteenth Edition. First Printing


Illustrations include Architecture, Sculpture, Painting, and History of Music.. Endpapers have tears near spine, tips show minor wear, interior and illustrations very bright. VERY GOOD.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 394 pp View more info

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A HISTORY OF ART: FROM PREHISTORIC TIMES TO THE PRESENT

By: Bazin, Germain

Price: $12.95

Publisher: NY, Bonanza Books, 1959

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 1


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 Ar... View more info

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African and Oceanic Art

By: Trowell, Margaret; Hans Nevermann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1967

Edition: First Printing


With 287 plates, including 154 in full color and 2 maps. Decorative endpapers. Covered in brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine. . Unclipped dust jacket shows light wear and rubbing, spine is slightly faded; othewise, this copy is clean, unmarked, square & tight. . Panorama of World Art Series. B&W and Color Photographs. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 263 pp View more info

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An Impressionist Legacy The Collection of the Sara Lee Corporation

By: Brettell, Richard

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Abbeville Press, 1990

Edition: Third Edition. 1


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 View more info

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Annales du Musee et de L'Ecole Moderne des Beaux-Arts (16 Volumes, only, of 21)

By: Landon, Charles Paul (ed)

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: Paris, Chez C. P. Landon, 1801

Edition: 1


16 volumes, only, of 21. This set includes volumes 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 19, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, and 21. Bound in full green morocco, spines in five compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt imperial eagle and floral tooling in remainder, gilt and blind-stamped borders on covers surrounding gilt imperial eagles, a.e.g., rust endpapers. Illustrated with hundreds of full-page engravings of works of art in the museums and pu... View more info

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Art in the Age of Queen Victoria: Treasures from the Royal Academy of Arts Permanent Collection

By: Valentine, Helen (ed)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Royal Academy of Arts / Yale University Press, 1999

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1


Publisher's full black cloth, white lettering on spine and cover, printed endpapers. Profusely illustrated in color. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition; unread, unmarked, tight, square, and clean. AS NEW/AS NEW.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 167 pp View more info

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Art in the Western World

By: Robb, David M., Ph.D.; J. J. Garrison, M.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, 1953

Edition: Third Edition. 1


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xxi, (i), 1050 pp View more info

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Art of the Far East

By: Munsterberg, Hugo (Text by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1968

Edition: 1


Includes 237 plates, 122 in full color, a map, and chronological table. Decorative endpapers. . Unclipped dust jacket shows light wear along edges, chipping at corners and a few small scratches; otherwise, this copy is clean, unmarked, square & tight. FINE/VERY GOOD+.. Panorama of World Art Series. B&W and Color Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 264 pp View more info

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Art Treasures from Japan

By: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, et al.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Kodansha International, 1965

Edition: First Printing


Publisher's gray illustrated paper, gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering on cover, dark green calligraphy on front and back covers, green endpapers. Profusely illustrated with B&W and color reproductions of Japanese art. Includes Glossary. . Spine and covers near spine slightly sunned, fore-edge and bottom edge very slightly soiled, else tight, square, and unmarked. NEAR FINE. . B&W and color illustrations and photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 196 pp View more info

Art Treasures from Japan

By: Los Angeles County Museum of Art; National Commission for Protection of Cultural Properties

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Kodansha International, Ltd., 1965

Edition: First Printing


Publisher's printed card wraps. Profusely illustrated with several tipped-in color plates and numerous B&W photographs. Each of the 117 objects is illustrated. This is the Exhibition Catalog of the special exhibition held in 1965 and 1966 by by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Detroit Art Institute, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and The Royal Ontario Museum. In English.. Wraps lightly sunned, else fine. NEAR FINE.. Color and B&W Photographs. 4to 11" -... View more info

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Art Treasures of the World: Gauguin

By: Rewald, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1954

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1


Portfolio of 16 full-color prints. . VERY GOOD.. Art Treasures of the World Series. Color Plates. Folio 13" - 23" tall. Unpaginated pp View more info

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ART TREASURES OF THE WORLD: MASTERPIECES OF ITALIAN PAINTING

By: Thompson, James W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Harry N. Abrams, 1953

Edition: First Edition. 1


Publisher's stiff portfolio, with 16 beautiful full color prints tipped in, as well as six pages of text and numerous B&W illustrations. Folio. The portfolio is in fine condition, as are all of the prints. In publisher's Mylar cover. FINE. This is one of the series Art Treasures of the World, published by Harry N. Abrams. Contains works by Pesellino, Giotto, Fra Angelico, Fra Filippo Lippi, Crivelli, Botticelli, Giovanni Bellini, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Michelan... View more info

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Arthur Rackham

By: Larkin, David (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Peacock Press/Bantam, 1975

Edition: 2nd U.S. Edition. 1


Publisher's glossy wraps. Illustrated by B&W and color reproductions. . Volume shows only light wear, laminated covering peeling off bottom of front cover, else near fine. VERY GOOD. . Color and B&W Reproductions. 4to 11" - 13" tall. Unpaginated pp View more info

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Burne-Jones (1833-1898)

By: Baldry, A. Lys

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, T. C. & E. C. Jack, Ltd., c. 1916

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1


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 ½") section of spine missing, hinges strong, pencil sketch on ... View more info