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The American Scene: A Quarterly Devoted to American History and Art, Volumes 1-3 (1958-1960), Complete and Bound Together
1
The American Scene: A Quarterly Devoted to American History and Art, Volumes 1-3 (1958-1960), Complete and Bound Together
Tulsa, Oklahoma: The Gilcrease Institute: 1958: Hard Cover: Near Fine: No Jacket (as issued): Hardbound collection of the first three years (12 issues) of this quarterly publication from the Gilcrease Institute in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The emphasis is on Western art. Green leatherette with gilt lettering and just a trace of wear at the extremities.: 08836: 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
The Faces Of Jesus, Buechner, Frederick
2 Buechner, Frederick
The Faces Of Jesus
New York: Riverwood/Simon & Schuster: 1974: 0671218956 / 9780671218959: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: Just a trace of wear to book and jacket. A nice, clean copy. 256 pages, numerous illustrations. Photographs by Lee Boltin.: 09239: 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
Parting at the Shore: Chinese Painting of the Early and Middle Ming Dynasty, 1368-1580 (A History of Later Chinese Painting, 1279-1950 ; V. 2), Cahill, James
3 Cahill, James
Parting at the Shore: Chinese Painting of the Early and Middle Ming Dynasty, 1368-1580 (A History of Later Chinese Painting, 1279-1950 ; V. 2)
New York and Tokyo: Weatherhill: 1978: 0834801280 / 9780834801288: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: 281 pages with Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated with 14 color plates, 135 half-tone plates, and three maps in black and white: China, the Chiang-Nan Region, and the Soochow Region. This is the second in a projected series of five volumes and highlights the lives and work of nearly 50 artists.: 08988: 
Price: 85.00 USD
 
 
Hong Kong Art : Culture and Decolonization, Clarke, David
4 Clarke, David
Hong Kong Art : Culture and Decolonization
London: Reaktion Books: 2001: 1861891121 / 9781861891129: First Edition: Soft Cover: Fine: 240 pages, References, Bibliography, Photographic Acknowledgements, and Index of Personal and Place names. A comprehensive discussion of all art made in Hong Kong during the decolonization period--painting, sculpture, photography, video, and installation art.: 04835: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
The Sanpaolo Art Collection, Coliva, Ana (Editor)
5 Coliva, Ana (Editor)
The Sanpaolo Art Collection
Milan, Italy: Silvana Editoriale: 2003: First English Translation: Hard Cover: Fine: Fine: Small Folio: Five centuries of art and history from the collection of one of Italy's largest financial and banking corporations, Gruppo Sanpaolo IMI. This volume is the first of a planned series of books about the collections of sister banks in Italy and other institutions' collections throughout Europe, owned by Gruppo Sanpaolo IMI. This volume focuses on the art collection held by Sanpaolo. Contents include: Art, Collecting, and Patronage: The Sanpaolo Collections, by Ana Coliva; The Oratory of the Compagnia di San Paolo (descriptive entries by Arabella Cifani and Franco Monetti); The Sanpaolo Collection (descriptive entries by Arabella Cifani and Franco Monetti); Artists' Biographies, by Marina Minozzi; Select Bibliography; and Index. 319 pages, numerous color plates. Oversized book that will require extra postage for expedited or international delivery.: 03189: 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
Mexican Masks, Cordry, Donald
6 Cordry, Donald
Mexican Masks
Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press: 1980: 0292750749 / 9780292750746: Soft Cover: Very Good+: Stiff pictorial covers, slightly age-toned and bumped. Clean, sound copy. 280 pages with Appendix (Survey of Mask-Makers), Works Consulted, and Index. Illustrated with black & white and color photos and two maps at back of book preceeding the Appendix.: 06653: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Four Icons in the Menil Collection (The Menil Collection Monographs, Vol. 1), Davezac, Bertrand (Editor)
7 Davezac, Bertrand (Editor)
Four Icons in the Menil Collection (The Menil Collection Monographs, Vol. 1)
Houston, Texas: Menil Collection: 1992: 0939594218. / 9780939594214: First Edition: Soft Cover: Fine: 135 pages, illustrated. The first publication in an anticipated series dealing with the Menil Collection's Byzantine holdings and Russian icons.: 09185: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Collecting African American Art: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Franklin, John Hope and Alvia J. Wardlaw
8 Franklin, John Hope and Alvia J. Wardlaw
Collecting African American Art: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Houston, Texas: The Museum of Fine Arts Houston: 2009: Soft Cover: Fine: 146 pages. Clean, sharp, unread copy. From the publisher: "Celebrating an important aspect of cultural history, this book showcases the institutional and private efforts to collect, document, and preserve African American art in Houston during the 20th and 21st centuries.": 09140: 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
9 Harries, Karsten
The Broken Frame: Three Lectures
Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press: 1989: 0813206723 / 9780813206721: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine+: Near Fine+: Just a trace of shelf wear at the tail of the spine. The jacket has a tiny scratch on the front panel and slight fading to the spine. An examination of the aesthetic approach to art, the idea of works of arts being purely aesthetic objects. The focus is on the philosophy and art history of the eighteenth century, a period known for the aesthetic replacing the sacred. 99 pages, with Notes and Index.: 05149: 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
False Impressions : The Hunt for Big-Time Art Fakes, Hoving, Thomas
10 Hoving, Thomas
False Impressions : The Hunt for Big-Time Art Fakes
New York: Simon & Schuster: 1996: 0684811340 / 9780684811345: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: The jacket has a bump at the head of the spine and small tear at the lower corner of the front panel. From the beginning of civilization to the present, the various scams and forgeries are presented here by the former director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.: 00771: 
Price: 8.00 USD
 
 
11 Hugelshofer, Walter (Introduction and Notes)
Swiss Drawings : Masterpieces of Five Centuries
Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press: 1967: Soft Cover: Near Fine: 01811: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
12 Kampf, Avram
Jewish Experience in the Art of the Twentieth Century
Massachusetts: Bergin & Garvey Publishers, Inc.: 1984: 0897890396 / 9780897890397: First Edition: Near Fine: Near Fine: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall: A few bumped corners and slight wrinkling to top portion of the jacket's front panel. No tears or chips. A nice, clean copy profusely illustrated with black and white photos and color plates.: 00793: 
Price: 24.00 USD
 
 
The Art of Pre-Columbian Mexico: An Annotated Bibliography of Works in English, Kendall, Aubyn
13 Kendall, Aubyn
The Art of Pre-Columbian Mexico: An Annotated Bibliography of Works in English
Austin, Texas: Institute of Latin American Studies, University of Texas at Austin: 1975: 029270304X / 9780292703049: Second Printing: Soft Cover: Very Good: Mild toning, rubbing. Clean copy. 115 pages, black and white photos.: 08075: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Egyptian Drawings, Kischkewitz, Hannelore
14 Kischkewitz, Hannelore
Egyptian Drawings
London: Octopus Books, Ltd.: 1972: 0706401220 / 9780706401226: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: Mild wear to book and jacket. Nick to the bottom of edge of the boards. Faint foxing to edges of the page block. Some browning to the endpapers. Sixty-one plates in an unpaginated text, many foldouts among them. 35 pages of text, followed by a section of 61 plates in color and black and white. Includes Chronological Table and Select Bibliography. Translated from German to English by Till Gottheiner. Graphic design by Bedrich Forman. Photography by Werner Forman.: 08703: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Varnished Miniature from Mstera, Koromislov, B.I.
15 Koromislov, B.I.
Varnished Miniature from Mstera
Hard Cover: Good: No Jacket: Black cloth with pictorial paper on the front cover. Edge-worn and the gilt title on the spine is fading. An inscription on the blank page facing the half-title page has a blank piece of paper pasted over it, the moisture from which affecting the next page in the corresponding area at the top of the page. 167 pages, the first 40 of which are in Russian. A few pages of English text, including a description of the book and the art. Illustrated with 40 color plates with Russian and English titles. There's also a list of the illustrations in English as well as Russian at the back of the book. The art represents a form of Russian folk miniature painting on papier-mache, with Mstera being one of the traditional centers of this art in Russia.: 06361: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Calendar for 1962: Portraits and Masks, Mayor, A. Hyatt and Margaret R. Schere
16 Mayor, A. Hyatt and Margaret R. Schere
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Calendar for 1962: Portraits and Masks
New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1961: Soft Cover: Good: No Jacket (as issued): Mild edge wear and soiling to covers. Spiral bound, card stock covers. Includes fifty-three faces selected from ffive thousand years of art, with comments accompanying each illustration.: 08698: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
The Romantic Rebellion, Newton, Eric
17 Newton, Eric
The Romantic Rebellion
New York: St. Martins Press: 1963: First American Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: Light shelf wear, soiling to bottom edge. Jacket lightly chipped and worn at the extremities. 224 pages with Index. Illustrated. The romantic movement in art from the Renaissance to present day.: 05947: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
The English Face, Piper, David
18 Piper, David
The English Face
London: National Portrait Gallery: 1978: 0904017249 / 9780904017243: Reprint: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: Considering the faces portrayed by portrait painters through the centuries, the author considers the face and how it changed through different eras, dictated by the standards of beauty that existed in each era. A survey of 500 years of the relationship between artist and sitter and of the portraits that resulted. 356 pages with Bibliography, References, and Index. Numerous black and white illustrations.: 08016: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Ancient China: Art and Archaeology, Rawson, Jessica
19 Rawson, Jessica
Ancient China: Art and Archaeology
New York: Harper & Row: 1980: 0064384357 / 9780064384353: First U.S. Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Good: The dust jacket is price clipped and has a few small edge tears and creasing to the top edge of the front panel. Protected now in a clear Mylar sleeve. 240 pages withAppendix, Bibliography, Index of Characters, Index of Objects by Reference Number, and Index. Numerous illutrations.: 08699: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Russian Icons (King Penguin No. 33), Rice, David Talbot
20 Rice, David Talbot
Russian Icons (King Penguin No. 33)
London: The King Penguin Books: 1947: Hard Cover: Very Good: No Jacket: 12mo - over 6: Pictorial cover with slight wrinkling to the paper. General shelf wear and spotting to top-edge of pages. Previous owner's nameon front pastedown. Small thin book, 40 pages of text, followed by a brief bibliography on the subject and 16 pages of color plates representing Russian icon painting from the Eleventh Century to the early Seventeenth Century. Cover design by Enid Marx.: 08187: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 

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