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CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN SCULPTURE Issued for the Exhibition Held by the National Sculpture Society in cooperation with the Trustees of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor Lincoln Park, San Francisco, April to October MCMXXIX

By: N/A

Price: $28.00

Publisher: National Sculpture Society: 1929

Seller ID: 32024


Blue paper-covered boards with gilt on spine and front, spine and edges sun-yellowed, spine ends and corners gently worn with small tears to paper, 1" tear to paper at lower front joint, light rubbing, foxing to edges and to first couple pages.; A guide to the exhibition listing the location of each piece of sculpture is laid into the book. 16-page stapled pamphlet is in G condition: lightly foxed and creased, edges lightly worn with a few very small tears.; B&W Phot... View more info

DADA - CONSTRUCTIVISM The Janus Face of the Twenties [26 September - 15 December 1984]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Annely Juda Fine Art: 1984

Seller ID: 49722


Illustrated tan wraps. Creasing to spine, also light edgewear and some rubbing and light soiling, lower corners creased and fanning out a bit. ; B&W and Color Illustrations; 8vo; 153 pages View more info

Anversa & Genova Un sommet dans la peinture baroque

By: N/A

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Gent, Snoeck: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 52344


Europalia; Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen; 4 octobre 2003 - 1 janvier 2004; some very light bumping at lower corners; also bump top edge of front cover, with slight creasing on first 20 pages or so. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 166 pages View more info

Alexander Gallery New York, Christmas of '85 Catalog (Disney, Walt)

By: N/A

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Alexander Gallery: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53874


Covers with Illustrations from Disney films. Unpaginated but approx. 120pp. Illustrated throughout with reproductions from the original art. Many Disney studio art originals in color. There is also a large section of original art from Little Lulu, created by Marjorie Henderson Buell. These are all in black & white as first seen in the pages of The Saturday Evening Post. All of the art shown was for sale. There is some edgewear and rubbing to the covers and a long creas... View more info

CHEFS-D'OEUVRE DU J. PAUL GETTY MUSEUM Peintures

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The J. Paul Getty Museum: 1998

Seller ID: 59249


Glossy blue wraps with mild edgewear. Binding tight, spine uncreased, text clean. Text in French. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages View more info

Flandre et Portugal Au confluent de deux cultures

By: N/A

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Fonds Mercator: 1991

Seller ID: 59453


Navy cloth covered boards with silver gilt title on spine; mild edgewear. Glossy pictorial dj also with mild edgewear and scuffing. Binding tight, interior clean. Text in French. Black paper covered slipcase has scuffing, bumped corners and light soiling. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 375 pages View more info

Giotto et l'art à Padoue au XIVe siècle La Chapelle des Scrovegni

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Europalia: 2004

Seller ID: 60737


Matte pictorial wraps with mild edgewear. Binding tight, spine uncreased, text clean. Trace soil to text block. Text clean. Well illustrated with glossy, mostly color photos. Text in French. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 184 pages View more info

Frick Collection (Nine Volumes, complete) Paintings(2 volumes), Sculpture(2 volumes), Furniture(2 volumes), Porcelains, Enamels, Rugs, Silver, Drawings, Prints, and Later Acquisitions

By: N/A

Price: $675.00

Publisher: Frick Collection/Princeton University Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64741


Small quarto. Cloth. Illustrated. Ribbon markers. All volumes are completely unmarked and tight. Slight spine leans to a couple of volumes. A very clean set. The dust jackets are also quite nice with only very minimal wear. Volume one jacket does have a bit of wear to the upper spine and a 3/8" tear to the lower, front edge. EXTRA POSTAGE WILL BE REQUIRED FOR THIS HEAVY SET. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall View more info

The Dada Reader A Critical Anthology

By: Ades, Dawn

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Tate Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64477


Matte wraps with mild edgewear. Binding tight, spine uncreased, text clean. Small scratch to spine. No names, stickers or stamps. Trace soil to text block. Mostly text with some b/w illustrations.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 320 pages View more info

Writers United The Story about WUFC: A Swedish Graffiti Crew

By: Almqvist, Bjorn & Emil Hagelin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dokument Forlag: 2005

Seller ID: 65739


Matte paper covered boards with trace soil and a few tiny nicks to edges. Binding tight, text clean. Text in Swedish and English.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages View more info

Une renaissance singulière La Cour des Este a Ferrare

By: Bentini, Jadranka; and Grazia Agostini (editors)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Milano, Snoeck: 2003

Edition: 1st Softcover Edition

Seller ID: 52462


Folio, heavy stiff wraps with mild edgewear, fully illustrated in color. Binding tight, spine uncreased, text clean. Text in French. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 357 pages View more info

Hollow Icons Politics of Sculpture in 19th Century France

By: Boime, Albert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kent State University Press: 1987

Seller ID: 63584


Matte wraps with light edgewear and soil, and curling corners. Vertical crease to rear cover. Spine rubbed and faded. Binding tight, spine uncreased, text clean. Trace soil to text block.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 176 pages View more info

DICTIONARY OF MARINE ARTISTS

By: Brewington, Dorothy E. R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mystic Seaport Museum Inc: 1982

Seller ID: 59429


Teal cloth covered boards with light edgewear and bumped corners. Gilt title on front cover and spine. Tan and aqua dj protected in mylar has mild edgewear. Binding tight, text clean. Top of text block has gray spotting. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" ; 431 pages View more info

GREAT COMPOSERS, GREAT ARTISTS: PORTRAITS

By: Buettner, Stewart and Reinhard G. Pauly

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd.: 1992

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 54261


Minor bumping/rubbing to lower edges of boards (mostly at spine tail and corners), white dust jacket with light soiling/rubbing and edgewear, including a 1/2" tear to spine head. ; 4to; 172 pages View more info

Catalogue of the Morgan Collection of Chinese Porcelains

By: Bushnell, Stephen W. and Laffan, William M.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1913

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 68222


Printed tan wraps. Limited to 500 copies. Soiling to the covers, creasing, curling to a number of corners. Chipping to the cover spine ends and corners. Original printing. Very tight. NOT THE PRINT ON DEMAND EDITION. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 194 [1] pages View more info

Art Historical Problems of a Roman Land Surveying Manuscript: The Codex Arcerianus A, Wolfenbuttel

By: Carder

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Garland: 1978

Seller ID: 62913


Blue cloth covered boards with mild edgewear and bumped spine ends. Binding tight, text clean. Trace soil to text block. No names, stickers or stamps. ; Outstanding dissertations in the fine arts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 325 pages View more info

Arts of Mughal India Studies in Honour of Robert Skelton

By: Crill, Rosemary & Susan Stronge & Andrew Topsfield

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Mapin Publishing Pvt, Ltd.: 2004

Seller ID: 67107


Tight, bright, clean interior. Cloth covered boards, some minor indentions to edges. Dj also in very good condition, some very minor creasing to spine. Clear scotch tape over original price tag on flap. A very nice copy. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 308 pages View more info

ENCOUNTERING THE NEW WORLD, 1493 TO 1800

By: Danforth, Susan & William H. McNeil

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The John Carter Brown Library: 1991

Seller ID: 58792


Green cloth covered boards with title in gilt on front cover. Bumping to corners, light edgewear, soiling and rubbing. Binding tight, text clean. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 87 pages View more info

BLURRING THE BOUNDARIES Installation Art 1969-1996

By: Davies, Hugh M. & Ronald J. Onorato

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego,: 1997

Seller ID: 58136


Brown cloth covered boards with title in bright gilt on spine; lightly bumped corners and very little edgewear. Interior bright and clean, binding tight. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 198 pages View more info

L'Utopie du Tout Plastique 1960-1973

By: Decelle, Philippe; Hennebert, Diane; and Loze, Pierre

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Bruxelles, Foundation Pour L'Archtitecture: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66698


Pictorial wraps, softcover. Bump to the upper, fore corner. Minimal wear to the spine ends. Crease to the spine near the lower end. Rubbing to the rear cover. Interior is very tight and unmarked. Text entirely in French. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 158 pages View more info