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The English Face

By: Piper, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, National Portrait Gallery: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 08016

ISBN: 0904017249

Condition: 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. View more info

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Ancient China: Art and Archaeology

By: Rawson, Jessica

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1980

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 08699

ISBN: 0064384357

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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Russian Icons (King Penguin No. 33)

By: Rice, David Talbot

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The King Penguin Books: 1947

Seller ID: 08187

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Dr. Claribel and Miss Etta : The Cone Collection of the Baltimore Museum of Art

By: Richardson, Brenda

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Baltimore, Baltimore Museum of Art: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00837

ISBN: 0-912298-58-8

Condition: Near Fine


Slight wear at corners. A lavishly illustrated history of the Cone Sisters' collection of modern art and antiquities. Includes the essay "Two Women," by Gertrude Stein, an annotated chronology of Cone acquisitions, and a complete listing of the paintings and sculptures of Henri Matisse in the Cone Collection; 202 pages. Oversized book that will require extra postage for expedited and international delivery. View more info

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Egyptian Sculpture: Cairo and Luxor

By: Russmann, Edna R.; Photographs by David Finn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09111

ISBN: 029270402x

Condition: Near Fine


230 pages, illustrated. Includes maps, Chronology of Pharaonic Egypt, Glossary, Documentation, Bibliography, and Index. This book shows the development and variations of ancient Egyptian sculptural styles over a period of almost 3,000 years with detailed commentary on each piece. Oversized book that will require extra postage for either Priority or International delivery. View more info

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Zen, Rocks & Waters

By: Spiegelberg, Frederic

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1961

Seller ID: 09817

Condition: Very Good


Bumped corners and a few small edge tears to the dust jacket, which has been well-preserved in its original cellophane protective cover (removable). A book of Zen-style woodcuts with commentaries on each print by Frederic Spiegelberg. Introduction by Sir Herbert Read. 63 pages with Bibliographical References. 16 plates, one of which is in color. View more info

Sanxia, xie shi, Li Mei-shu (Xiong shi cong shu) (Senior art books - the Three Gorges. Realism. Li Mei-shu)

By: Tang, Huangzhen

Price: $45.00

Edition: Mandarin Chinese Edition

Seller ID: 05633

ISBN: 957942098x

Condition: Fine


Stiff covers with soft cover wrapper. 131 pages, Mandarin Chinese language. Beautifully illustrated throughout. View more info

Art Plunder: The Fate of Works of Art in War and Unrest

By: Treue, Wilhelm

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, John Day: 1961

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 05505

Condition: Near Fine -


Light rubbing, chipping to jacket. 264 pages with Index. Illustrated with 21 black & white plates. View more info

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The Revolution in Eighteenth-Century Art: Ten British Painters 1740-1840

By: Wark, Robert R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Marino, California, Huntington Library: 2001

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 04912

ISBN: 0873281926

Condition: Near Fine


135 pages, Index. More than 100 illustrations. View more info