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Image for 100 European Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

100 European Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

By: Bean, Jacob (curator)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.D.

Edition: 1


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover, profusely illustrated with B&W plates. . Old damp-stain not affecting illustrations, former owner's bookplate on fep, else very good. GOOD. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 222 pp View more info

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100 Masterpieces

By: The Art Institute of Chicago

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1978

Edition: First Edition. 1


Full blue cloth, white and gilt lettering on cover and spine, decorated endpapers. Profusely illustrated with color reproductions. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket shows only mild shelf-wear, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE . Folio 13" - 23" tall. 159, (1) pp View more info

Image for 61st American Exhibition: Paintings and Sculpture- October 21-December 5, 1954

61st American Exhibition: Paintings and Sculpture- October 21-December 5, 1954

By: Art Institute of Chicago

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, 1954

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing


Publisher's stapled yellow illustrated wraps. Exhibition catalog. Illustrated with B&W photographs. . Shows signs of shelf-wear, small damp-stain on back cover, small tear on spine, rear panel and several pages, else fine. READING COPY. GOOD. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. Unpaginated pp View more info

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A Bestiary

By: Wilbur, Richard (ed)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon, 1993

Edition: First Edition. First Printing


Publisher's full blue cloth, silver lettering on spine, silver decoration on cover, whimsical drawings accompanied by excerpts from classic works of literature. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket has a closed tear at bottom edge of front panel, else very good. FINE/GOOD. . B&W drawings. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 74, (4) pp View more info

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A Book of Unicorns

By: Poltarnees, Welleran

Price: $20.00

Publisher: La Jolla, CA, The Green Tiger Press, 1978

Edition: 1


Publisher's card wraps. Illustrated with B&W and color plates and drawings. . Volume shows mild shelf-wear, bottom of front and rear covers lightly stained, else near fine. VERY GOOD. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. Unpaginated pp View more info

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A Collection of Emblemes, Ancient and Moderne A Scolar Press Facsimile of the 1635 Edition

By: Wither, George

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Menston, Yorkshire, The Scolar Press, 1973

Edition: Facsimile. Second Printing


Publisher's full tan cloth, gilt and black lettering and decoration on spine and cover, gold endpapers. Clear plastic dust jacket. Illustrated with 200 "emblems." This volume was reproduced (in its original size) from a copy in the Stirling-Maxwell collection in the Glasgow University Library. The "emblemes" are medallions illustrating various aphorisms, each with a couplet over it, and a longer poem below, expanding on the advice or moral in the couple... View more info

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A Concise History of Irish Art

By: Arnold, Bruce

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Praeger, 1968

Edition: First Edition. 1


Full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated with B&W photographs and reproductions. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in excellent, unmarked condition, showing only mild shelf-wear, else fine. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 213, (3) pp View more info

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A Day in the Country; Impressionism and the French Landscape

By: Belloli, Andrea P. A. (Editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, LACMA / Abrams, 1984

Edition: First Edition. 1


Large softcover with painting by Monet on front and back covers with white lettering on spine and cover. Illustrated with large colour plates and B & W maps.Heavy book. . Previous price sticker mark on back cover, otherwise unmarked, tight, square and clean. . Paintings. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 375, (1) pp View more info

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A Discourse On Hung Hsien Porcelain

By: Chou, Mark

Price: $12.00

Publisher: F. S. Chou, 1987

Edition: 1


Publisher's glossy wraps. Illustrated with color photographs. . Volume shows mild shelf-wear, else fine. NEAR FINE.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 64 pp View more info

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A Flight of Butterflies

By: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Nwe York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1979

Edition: 1


Text fold out accordian style displaying various pages of butterflies in brilliant color. Beautiful book. Kanzaka Sekka made the woodblock illustrations. . Clean & unmarked. . Color Illustrations. 10x71/2. Unpaginated pp View more info

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A Guide to Chicago's Murals

By: Gray, Mary Lackritz

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, The University of Chicago Press, 2001

Edition: 1


Publisher's glossy wraps. Illustrated with B&W and color photographs and reproductions. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean, showing only light shelf-wear, corners bumped, else fine. NEAR FINE. . Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall. xxviii, 488 pp View more info

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A History of Engraving & Etching from the 15th Century to the year 1914

By: Hind, Arthur M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications, 1963

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1


Publisher's glossy pictorial wraps. This edition is an unabridged and unaltered republication of the third, full revised edition. Profusely illustrated with 111 B&W illustrations. Includes Appendices 1-3. . Minor shelf-wear, one page dog-eared, else fine. NEAR FINE. . B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xviii, 487 pp View more info

Image for A Room of Their Own The Bloomsbury Artists in American Collections

A Room of Their Own The Bloomsbury Artists in American Collections

By: Gerzina, Gretchen Holbrook, Nancy E. Green, Benjamin Garvey, Mark Hussey and Christopher Reed

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art and Cornell University, 2008

Edition: First Edition. 1


VERY GOOD+. . Color Reproductions. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 271 pp View more info

A Treasury of Art Masterpieces: From the Renaissance to the Present Day

By: Craven, Thomas (editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster, 1939

Edition: First Printing


Oversized hardcover book. Heavy black boards. Stated first printing. Profusely illustrated - the 144 full-page color platesare of very high-quality. Engraved by Conde Nast engravers, and printed by Conde Nast. The quality is well above the usual art illustrations. A magnificent collection of famous artists, each plate preceded by a two page introduction with a description of the painting in letterpress.. NEAR FINE.. Color Plates. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 590, (1) ... View more info

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A Treasury of Art Masterpieces: From the Renaissance to the Present Day

By: Craven, Thomas (Editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster, 1958

Edition: 1


Quarter bound in black cloth over light striped boards, beige endpapers. Illustrated with numerous B&W and color reproductions. . Volume shows mild shelf-wear, spine lightly rubbed, several pages show minor water damage, else near fine. VERY GOOD. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. xvi, 327 pp View more info