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1992 Chicago International New Arts Forms Exposition

By: Lyman, Mark

Price: $6.50

Publisher: NY, Lakeside Group Inc, 1992


183pp; including advertisements; blind-embossed title page, else textblock extremely clean and tight; very light edge and spine wear. View more info

A History of Book Illustration: The Illuminated Manuscript and the Printed Book

By: Bland, David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press, 1974

Edition: 2nd Revised Edition/2nd Printing


Textblock is immaculate and tight; Beautiful illustrations. Gilt decoration stampped on front cover, very slightly shelf worn. Jacket has large chip at foot of spine, small tear to top spine edge, and slight loss to corners. 459p., including bibliography and index. View more info

A History of Ideas and Images in Italian Art

By: Hall, James

Price: $23.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row, 1983

Edition: First U.S. Edition


pencil underlining on about ten pages else text block mostly clean and tight in lightly edge-worn binding; dust jacket moderately edge-worn. 415 pp. w/index View more info

A Manual of Airbrush Technique

By: Tobias, J. Carroll

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Boston, American Photographic Book Publishing Co. Inc, 1944

Edition: Second Printing


aged end papers, else textblock clean and tight; spine cloth sunned; boards have moderate wear, bumped corners and edges; no dust jacket 164p. View more info

A Mirror To My Life

By: Hessing, Perle

Price: $6.25

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt and Co., 1987

Edition: First American Edition/1st Printing


a very nice copy with light shelf wear; dust jacket has light to moderately rubbed edges and corners. View more info

A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Colors for Painting Comprising the Origin, Definition, and Classification of Colors; the Treatment of the Raw Materials; the Best Formulae and the Newest Precesses for the Preparation

By: MM. Riffault, Vergnaud, and Toussaint (by); Malepeyre, M. F. (revised & edited); Fesquet, A. A. (translated from the French by)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Henry Carey Baird, 1874

Edition: First Edition


Retired library copy, usual stamps, stickers, labels, and markings. Fragile hinges, endpapers separated at the gutters, all pages still intact. Age toning, chips to ffep eges, else textblock is clean and mostly tight. Floral printed endpapers. All edges library stamped. Minor shelf wear to binding, light fraying to corners. 659pp., including appendix, tables, and index. View more info

A Primitive Arcadia: Being the Impressions of an Artist in Papua

By: Silas, Ellis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company, 1926

Edition: First Edition


Moderately foxed textblock, former owner's inked signature/place on ffep, all else is clean and very tight. All page edges foxed. Blue cloth binding with bumped and frayed spine extremities, sunned top edges, lighlty rubbed corners. Large folded map follows index. 230pp., including index. Lacks dust jacket. View more info

A Young Painter: The Life and Paintings of Wang Yani-China's Extraordinary Young Artist

By: Zhensun, Zheng; Low, Alice (by); Stuart, Jan (intro.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Inc., 1991

Edition: 1st Printing


Pristine copy! White cloth spine and glossy illustrated boards. Unclipped, minimally edge-rubbed dust jacket, in mylar. 80pp., including glossary and index. View more info

Aart Klein: Amsterdam Gefotografeerd 1944-1996

By: Klein, Aart (Fotographie); Met een tekst van H.J.A. Hofland

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Boekhandel De Verbeelding, 1996


Published in Dutch; Beautiful b&w photography, textblock is bright and tight, no wear or aging. No remainder marks, all page edges are crisp. Minimal wear along the edges of the spine, lightly folded corners. No pagination. View more info

An Introduction to the Study of Chinese Painting

By: Waley. Arthur (by)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn, Limited, 1923

Edition: First Edition


Textblock lightly fioxed and age toned, otherwise a tight copy; interesting study on the art of Chinese Painting; Each plate protected by printed overlay; Moderately worn cloth, humidity rippled front board; Lighlty rubbed along all edges and down spine. Binding protected by a clear, five-mil mylar dust jacket; 262p., including index, plus 49 Plates. Extra postage required for Priority or overseas shipping. View more info

Andre Volten: Art and Architecture in the Netherlands Series

By: Hartsuyker, E. (by); Schuchart, Max (translated from Dutch by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, The Netherlands, J. M. Meulenhoff, 1966


Text in English. Retired library copy with usual stamps, sticker, markings, labels, and rear withdrawn pocket. Otherwise clean and tight. Library label glue stain on foot of spine, glue stain from rear withdrawn pocket on back cover. 15pp., including bibliography. 20 pages of plates at end. View more info

Antique Marbles in the Collection of the Hispanic Society of America

By: Pijoan, J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N Y, Hispanic Society of America, 1917


Retired library copy, minimally stamped.Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner worn, with some light wear at the base of the spine. 36p. View more info

Anyone Can Draw!

By: Zaidenberg, Arthur; Engel, Jerome Darwin; Tchakin, Joseph (introduction); Gombarts, George (critical commentary)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The World Publishing Co, 1939


working copy; aged and discolored end papers, with previous owner's name blacked out in permanent marker on fep; blind-embossed title page, otherwise textblock clean and a little shaken; binding is rubbed, slightly faded and moderately edge-worn; 350 p. View more info

Apollo: The Magazine of the Arts, November 1985

By: Sutton, Denys (ed.)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Apollo Magazine Ltd., 1985


Textblock is clean and tight. Crease along the spine, light edge and corner wear, slight character wear; in this issue: Chinese Buddhist Art; The Buddha Image in India; New Light on the Early Work of Filippo Lippi; Use and Misuse of Restoration; Sir Andrew Fountaine; Wricklemarsh and the Collections of Sir Gregory Page; Comte De Nieuwerkerke; A Window on the Islamic Art Market and much, much more. View more info

Architecture and Ceramics: Material. Structure. Vision: May 09-June 29, 2008: Northern Clay Center

By: Silberman, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Northern Clay Center, 2008


Immaculate and tight. Gift quality. 22pp. clay & ceramic sculpture, art. View more info