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John Bewick: Engraver on Wood, 1760-1795: An Apprciation of his Life together with a Catalogue of his Illustrations and Design

By: Tattersfield, Nigel

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, The British Library and Oak Knoll Press: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 26007

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on black label on spine. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of wood block prints by John Bewick, as well a complete catalogue of his illustrations from 1760-1795. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, unmarked condition. AS NEW/AS NEW.. Wood block prints. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 256 pp View more info

Fifty Centuries of Art

By: Taylor, Francis Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers (for The Metropolitan Museum of Art): 1954

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 17354

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's navy cloth over black and blue decorated boards, blind stamped lettering on front cover, gilt lettering on spine, gray endpapers. Profusely illustrated with color reproductions.. Head and heel of spine are very slightly rubbed, light age toning to endpapers, else pristine, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Dust jacket is rubbed at the spine ends with some chips and short tears, light creasing to the top edges of the covers and light rubbi... View more info

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Fifty Centuries of Art

By: Taylor, Francis Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers (for The Metropolitan Museum of Art): 1954

Edition: Stated First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 19953

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's navy cloth over black and blue decorated boards, blind stamped lettering on front cover, gilt lettering on spine, gray endpapers. Profusely illustrated with color reproductions. . Unclipped dust jacket, now in Mylar, has some tears and chipping. . Book Club Edition. Color reproductions. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 184 pp View more info

Barnett Newman

By: Temkin, Ann (ed); Richard Shiff (essay)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art / Yale University Press: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 27212

ISBN: 0300094299

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Publisher's full black cloth, white lettering on spine, gray endpapers. Profusely illustrated with 180 color illustrations (many fold-out) of Newman's paintings, drawings, prints, and sculptures; as well as 87 B&W illustrations. Includes a comprehensive Chronology, a selected exhibition history, and a Selected Bibliography, in addition to the two ground-breaking essays be Ann Temkin and Richard Shiff. This volume was published on the occasion of the exhibition Barnett ... View more info

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Diego Rivera: A Retrospective

By: The Detroit Institute of Arts

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Detroit, The Detroit Institute of Arts: 1986

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 16464

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's glossy wraps. Profusely illustrated with B&W reproductions of the work of Diego Rivera. This is the catalog for an exhibition held at the Detroit Institure of Arts in 1986. . Slight wrinkle on one corner, else as new. VERY GOOD. . B&W Reproductions. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 24, (1) pp View more info

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Gainsborough & Reynolds: Contrasts in Royal Patronage

By: The Queen's Gallery

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace / Merrell Holberton: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 9262

ISBN: 1858940060

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's glossy wraps. Profusely illustrated with many full-page color reproductions, together with numerous smaller color and B&W photographs. Includes Introduction, Catalogue, The Royal Academy, and Bibliography. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. Color Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 96 pp View more info

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CANALETTO: PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS

By: The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palacee

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace: 1980

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 5025

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Exhibition Catalogue. Softcover. 127 pp. 1st Printing. Publisher's glossy pictorial wraps. Profusely illustrated with color and B&W photographs. The catalog is mildly rubbed and creased. VERY GOOD. Here, within the compass of a single collection, the whole range of Canaletto's production, the full measure of his genius, are revealed. - Sir Karl Parker (1948) . Catalog. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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The Wallace Collection: Guide

By: The Trustees of the Wallace Collection

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, The Trustees of the Wallace Collection: 1992

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 7357

ISBN: 090078539X

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps. Profusely illustrated in color. The Wallace Collection was bequeathed to the nation in February 1897 by Lady Wallace. She was the widow of Sir Richard Wallace, a notable collector of works of art and also, as the illegitimate son of the 4th Marquess of Hertford, the inheritor of one of the greatest of all private collections.. The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. Color Illustrations... 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

Seller ID: 5142

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


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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African and Oceanic Art

By: Trowell, Margaret; Hans Nevermann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1967

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 22041

ISBN: 0810980061

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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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French Caricature and the French Revolution, 1789-1799

By: U.C.L.A.; Bibliotheque Nationale de France

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts: 1988

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 20502

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's heavy card wraps. Illustrated with 16 color plates and over 200 B&W illustrations. Published in Conjunction with an Exhibition Co-Organized by the University of California, Los Angeles, and the Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Paris, as part of 1789-1989, The French Revolution: A UCLA Bicentennial Program.. Paper Board Jacket is taped at spine and edges but secure, mild wear at bottom of cover. Book interior is very clean and bright. Yellow underlining on ... View more info

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History of World Art

By: Upjohn, Everard M.; Paul S. Wingert; Jane Gaston Mahler

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition Thus. Second Printing

Seller ID: 9167

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Publisher's full grey cloth, silver and yellow lettering on cover and spine. Illustrated with 654 B&W photographs, maps on endpapers.. Spine rubbed and sunned, some slight rubbing on boards, corners moderately worn and slightly bumped, front hinge sprung, spine cracked. READING COPY ONLY. FAIR . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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History of World Art

By: Upjohn, Everard M.; Paul S. Wingert; Jane Gaston Mahler

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition. Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 12081

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full grey cloth, silver and yellow lettering on cover and spine. Illustrated with 654 B&W photographs, maps on endpapers.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall 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

Seller ID: 6538

ISBN: 0300079974

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


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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The Arts

By: Van Loon, Hendrik Willem

Price: $14.00

Publisher: NY, Simon and Schuster: 1937

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 23353

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, color illustration on label on spine, gilt decoration on cover, B&W illustrations on endpapers.. Spine faded, shelf worn, gilt dulled, label on spine peeling, bookplate in front, previous owner's writing on blank page, pages yellowed by age, else tight, clean, square, and unmarked. VERY GOOD.. Color Illustrations. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (xxiii), 677 pp View more info

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Flemish Painting: The Age of Rubens and Van Dyck

By: Van Puyvelde, Leo; Thierry Van Puyvelde

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Mcgraw-Hill Book Company: 1970

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 8848

Condition: Fine in Good dust jacket


Publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover, includes bibliography and index. Profusely illustrated in color and B&W. Translated by Alan Kendall . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket has two closed tears along top edge, and is chipped, with loss, at head of spine, else very good. FINE/GOOD. . Color and B&W paintings. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 243 pp View more info

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Renoir: A Retrospective

By: Wadley, Nicholas (ed)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: NY, Park Lane: 1989

Edition: Reprint. First Printing

Seller ID: 13716

ISBN: 0517686139

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, blue endpapers. Profusely illustrated with 124 full-color and 116 B&W illustrations. A lovely copy of this well done reprint edition. Originally published by H. L. Levin Associates in 1987. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition; unread, unmarked, tight, square, and clean. A large, heavy book - additional shipping charges may apply. AS NEW/AS NEW.. Color Plates. Folio 1... View more info

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CANALETTO: THE PAINTER OF WARSAW

By: Wallis, Mieczyslaw

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Warsaw, Panstwowy Instytut Wydawniczy: 1954

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 6059

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full cloth boards, gilt lettering and decoration on spine and cover. 4to. 38, (122 plates) pp. Illustrated with four color tipped-in plates and 118 full-page, monochrome plates (some fold-out). This is an unmarked copy. The volume is in excellent condition, showing only the slightest shelf-wear. The dust jacket is protected by a light plastic cover. FINE/FINE. Translated from the Polish by Witold Ostrowski. A monograph about Bernardo Bellotto (1720-1... View more info

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CANALETTO: MALARZ WARSZAWY

By: Wallis, Mieczyslaw

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Warsaw, Auriga: 1960

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 6060

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full cloth boards, gilt lettering and decoration on spine and cover. 4to. 38, (122 plates) pp. Illustrated with four color tipped-in plates and 118 full-page, monochrome plates (some fold-out). IN POLISH. Small gift inscription on half-title, otherwise unmarked. The boards are lightly shelf-worn, else fine. NEAR FINE. A monograph about Bernardo Bellotto (1720-1780, called "Canalleto the Younger"), court painter to the king of Poland, Stanisla... View more info

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Paintings by Fitz Hugh Lane

By: Wilmerding, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Harry N. Abrams / National Gallery of Art: 1988

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24445

ISBN: 0810912724

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's illustrated stiff card wraps. Illustrated with 170 reproductions, including 70 full-color plates. Beautiful color examples of paintings by Fitz Hugh Lane. Lane is considered a master of American Painting and especially the depiction of Maritime waters and ships. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. . Beautiful book in fine condition, unmarked, tight, square, and clean. This is an oversized and overwei... View more info