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17th Century Flemish Painting

By: SIP, Jaromir; BLAZICEK, O. J. (editors)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Spring Books, 1963


The 17th century saw a tremendous output of paintings from Flemish artists such as Rubens, Teniers and van Dyck. Many of them are presented here on 64 full color plates, along with captions on the opposite page by the editors. Most paintings from the Prague National Gallery collection. Text rendered into English (presumably from the Czech) by Ota Vojtisek. Edited and with an introduction by Jaromior Sip and O. J. Blazicek. --- In yellow cloth-covered boards with vertical... View more info

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50 Norman Rockwell Favorites

By: ROCKWELL, Norman

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, Inc., 1977


A selection of 50 color paintings by the great American painter and illustrator in this oversize volume. The book measures 12 in. wide x 15 in. tall. Each painting accompanied by description of the work, with details on how Rockwell approached the task. --- In softcover, with representative Rockwell art on front and back covers. Outer skin of covers in clear flexible plastic, which may not have been applied by the publisher. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy though with... View more info

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A Light in the Attic

By: SILVERSTEIN, Shel

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, 1981


A nice copy of poet's work; w/ line drawings throughout. In full grey cloth covers w/tiny stain back. No DJ. Interior clean and unmarked. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 176 pages View more info

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A Walk Through Mountain, Meadow, Marsh, and Woodland: A Collection of Photography and Prose

By: CARLSON, William A.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Lakewood, Colorado, Mountain to Sea Publishing Company, 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author


A collection of striking black & white photos, each of which is accompanied by the author's "prose", which reads a lot like poetry. Signed "William A. Carlson" on copyright page, presumably by the author. --- In stiff wraps with representative photos on front and back covers. Unpaginated (about 60 pp.). --- A bright, newish copy.; Oblong 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); [c.60] pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Albert Bierstadt

By: ROBOTHAM, Tom

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Crescent Books, 1993


Many of the stunning landscapes of Albert Bierstadt are displayed here in 87 illustrations, 73 of which are in full color. The author has also presented aspects of the life of Mr. Bierstadt. --- In full textured black paper-covered boards. Jacket with paintings of Yosemite Falls and Westphalia landscape on covers. --- A clean, bright, firm copy lacking obvious damages. Jacket with superficial scratches & rubbing; otherwise very nice. ; American Art Series; Folio 13"... View more info

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American Crafts: A Source Book for the Home

By: PEARSON, Katherine

Price: $21.00

Publisher: New York, Stewart, Tabori & Chang, Publishers, 1983


Design by Kiyoshi Kanai. From the jacket flap: ". . .lavishly photographed all color source book of the finest contemporary crafts available in America today." As advertised, the color photos are lavish (more than 270 of them). --- In full grey cloth-covered boards w/titling in white on cover and spine. Jacket features accent pieces. --- With a shallow bump to top front cover edge, else a bright, firm, unmarked copy in similar jacket. Jacket with minor rubbing.; ... View more info

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American Impressionism

By: Gerdts, William H.; Henry Art Gallery

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Seattle, Washington U.S.A., Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, 1980


Impressive collection of American impressionist paintings in a copy that has been exposed to dampness and is rippled throughout. The damage has not affected page quality; none are stuck to each other but damage is unmistakable. Beginnings of spine crack pg. 96. Nonetheless, is a beautiful book chock full of gorgeous reproductions of American artists' impressionist paintings. 10-1/4" H x 10-1/4" W; 179 pgs. w/index. Dust jacket w/water staining, back cover; outer ... View more info

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Amish Quilts 1880 to 1940 from the collection of Faith and Stephen Brown

By: CUNNINGHAM, Joe; GRANICK, Eve Wheatcroft

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Museum of Art, 2000


A presentation of the fabulous collection of Amish quilts collected by Faith and Stephen Brown. The quilts were displayed at the University of Michigan Art Museum, and later at the Denver Art Museum (and probably elsewhere). With 44 color plates showing the designs, along with some background information on the Amish and the quilters. --- In softcover with stiff wraps and flaps. Unpaginated, with 44 color plates. --- This copy was formerly property of the Denver Art Muse... View more info

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Animal & Bird Painting: The Outlook and Technique of the Artist

By: SIMPSON, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York/London, Charles Scribner's Sons/B.T. Batsford Ltd., 1939


Noted painter and art critic's work is intended to help the painter capture images of commonly found animals and birds. With many illustrations by the author; as well as reproductions of famous paintings. --- In full blue cloth covers with titling in blue on cover & spine; publisher's navy topstain. Jacket with painting of waterfowl taking flight. --- Clean, bright and unmarked interior but with bumped cover corners. Dust jacket chipped at edges; large chunk missing top ... View more info

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Antoine Predock: Houses

By: PREDOCK, Antoine

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli International, Inc., 2000


A selection of 12 houses designed by noted architect Antoine Predock and situated in the United States. Mr. Predock's homes are known for being in balance with their natural settings. Descriptions of the homes are accompanied by black & white and color photos, as well as a few drawings. Edited by Brad Collins. --- In white paper-covered boards with blindstamped cover titling, grey spine titling. Jacket with color photos of Predock's homes on front, back and on flaps. ---... View more info

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Architecture (Appreciation of the Arts, Vol. I)

By: GAULDIE, Sinclair

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, 1969


In this work, the author explains the balance in architecture of a building's functional, structural and aesthetic qualities. With black & white drawings and photos throughout. Volume I in publisher's "Appreciation of the Arts" series. --- In grey wraps, with abstract artwork on front and back. --- The cover had detached from the spine, but has been carefully re-attached prior to this listing, and with a few stray pencilings and prior owner's mark to inside front... View more info

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Architecture as a Translation of Music (Pamphlet Architecture 16)

By: MARTIN, Elizabeth (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Princeton Architectural Press, 1994


In this series the publishers wish provide an "independent vehicle to criticize, question and exchange views". Number 16 in the series is concerned with architecture and music. With black & white drawings & photos throughout. --- Prior owner's mark inside front cover, and with a little soiling and rubbing to covers, else a firm, clean, intact copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 78 pages View more info

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Architecture for Beginners

By: HELLMAN, Louis

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Writers & Readers Publishing, Inc., 1988


A basic introduction to architecture, presented comic-book style with lots of black & white illustrations by the author. --- In red and yellow wraps, with artwork on front and back. Generally, a clean, sound copy but with some pencilings here and there, and prior owner's mark to inside of cover.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); (6), 210, (6) pages View more info

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Architecture for the Future

By: DUBOST, Jean-Claude; GONTHIER, Jean-Fran├žois (editors)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Paris, Finest S.A. / Éditions Pierre Terrail, 1996


English language. The creations of 35 noted architects are presented, with over 170 illustrations in color (and some in black & white). Foreword by Olivier Boissiele. --- This quality softcover edition in stiff wraps with flaps. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy but with slight chafing to edges of covers.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 208 pages View more info

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Art / Invention / House (40 architecturally interesting houses)

By: WEBB, Michael

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli, 2005

Edition: First Edition


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. This oversize book is, per the jacket flap, ". . .an authoritative presentation of forty new and recent houses that represent the creativity of some of the some of the world's most gifted architects". With dozens of full color photos, providing great views of some of these lovely homes. Also with architectural drawings. --- In textured teal paper-covered boards with black cover and spine titli... View more info