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Image for The Spirit of Folk Art: The Girard Collection at the Museum of International Folk Art

The Spirit of Folk Art: The Girard Collection at the Museum of International Folk Art

By: Glassie, Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., in Association with the Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe: 1995

Seller ID: 10192

ISBN: 0890131937

Condition: Near Fine


Bumping to lower corner. Small ink mark or stain to the fore-edge and bottom-edge of the page block. 276 pages with more than 345 illustrations, including 285 in full color and 50 field photographs showing the various artists at work. View more info

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Bulletin of the Cincinnati Art Museum, Volume XII, Number 1, January 1941

By: Glueck, Nelson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Art Museum: 1941

Seller ID: 07386

Condition: Near Fine


Stapled booklet, pages numbered 2-27. Staples are rusted, otherwise a fine copy. Cover photo: East Facade of Shrine II, First Century A.D. Sandstone Figure of Zeus-Hadad Transjordan, Khirbet Tannur, Early Second Century A.D., Cincinnati Art Museum Collection. This issue includes the following: The Nabataean Temple of Khirbet Tannur, Transjordan, by Nelson Glueck; Masterpieces of Art (masterpieces from abroad on loan to the 1939 Worlds Fairs in New York and San Francisco and still in the country thanks to the outbreak of World War II); Museum Notes; Accessions June 15, 1940 to December 10, 1940... View more info

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The Obstacle Race: The Fortunes of Women Painters & Their Work

By: Greer, Germaine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1979

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 00641

ISBN: 0374224129

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped. Light edge wear and toning to jacket, creases to both front and rear flaps. Front panel has a very slight crease mark down the middle. The rear panel has a small stain along the top edge. 373 pages with Notes and Index. Illustrated with 32 color plates and 160 black and white illustrations. "Germaine Greer explains why there have been no female artists of the stature of Leonardo or Poussin by exploring the psychological, economic and political reasons for the virtually unchallenged patriarchalism of all western artistic establishments." Heavier than normal book that may... View more info

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Bulletin of the Cincinnati Art Museum, Volume IX, Number 2, April 1938

By: Hall, Virginius C.; Richard B. Freeman; et al

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Art Museum: 1938

Seller ID: 07376

Condition: Near Fine


Stapled booklet, 71 pages. Staples are rusted otherwise a fine copy. Two articles on museum exhibits: Prints for Disillusioned People (nostalgia in the prints of Currier & Ives), by Virginius C. Hall and Duveneck's Marble Bust of Charles William Eliot (Harvard president), by Richard B. Freeman. There is also one more credited article: Making the Most of Your Membership, by Etta McGrew. Following those articles: Museum Notes (no author named), membership and donor listings, classes and activities offered, and continuing exhibitions. View more info

The Broken Frame: Three Lectures

By: Harries, Karsten

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Catholic University of America Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05149

ISBN: 0813206723

Condition: 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. View more info

Image for Art: A History of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture - VOLUME I (Prehistory, Ancient World, Middle Ages) and VOLUME II (Renaissance, Baroque, Modern World)

Art: A History of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture - VOLUME I (Prehistory, Ancient World, Middle Ages) and VOLUME II (Renaissance, Baroque, Modern World)

By: Hartt, Frederick

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams Inc.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09853

ISBN: 0810902648

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth with black inset and gilt lettering in French fold dust jacket for both volumes. Mild wear to books and jackets. Heavy two-volume set that will require additional postage for expedited and international deliveries. VOLUME I: 468 pages with Glossary, Bibliography, and Index. VOLUME II: 527 pages with Glossary, Bibliography, and Index. Both volumes illustrated profusely with color plates and maps. View more info

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Restaurant and Food Graphics

By: Hayes, Judi Radice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Glen Cove, NY, PBC International, Inc.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08855

ISBN: 0866363769

Condition: Near Fine


185 pages plus Directory of Design Firms and Index (unnumbered pages). Illustrated with more than 130 full-color graphic identity systems (logos, menus, souvenirs, etc.) from around the world. View more info

Image for Memories of Horses and Wars: The Sculpture of H. Clay Dahlberg

Memories of Horses and Wars: The Sculpture of H. Clay Dahlberg

By: Hedgpeth, Don

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Wind River Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09200

Condition: Near Fine


Foreword by Charles Schreiner, III (Y.O. Ranch, Kerrville), followed by the lyrics from a Red Steagall song--Horses and War. Photographs of Dahlberg's sculptures by Ernest Love. The book is about fine with only a slight bump at the upper corners. The dust jacket has a bit of rubbing to both the front and rear panels and just a trace of soil on the lower edge of the front panel (a few specks). A nice, clean copy in this limited edition designed and printed by David Holman's Wind River Press in Austin, Texas. This is number 301 of 500 copies printed and is signed by both the author and the artis... View more info

Image for Nature's Workshop: Renoir's Writings on the Decorative Arts

Nature's Workshop: Renoir's Writings on the Decorative Arts

By: Herbert, Robert L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Univ Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06703

ISBN: 0300081367

Condition: Very Good


Small nick to the top-edge near the spine, otherwise just a trace of wear. 278 pages, with Appendices, Bibliography, Indexes to the Text, Index to the Appendices, and List of Illustrations. Illustrated with black and white photos and color plates of Renoir's art. View more info

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Victorian Jewelry: An Illustrated Collection of Exquisite 19th-Century Jewelry

By: Hinks, Peter (Introduction)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Portland House: 1991

Seller ID: 09617

ISBN: 0517053950

Condition: Very Good


Light foxing to the top edge of the book and page block. Couple of tiny nicks on the dust jacket. Protected in a Mylar archival sleeve now. 328 pages, illustrated with more than 300 full-color and black and white plates. Pages from six jewelry catalogues published about the turn of the century are presented in this book--two American and four British. View more info

Image for Robert Smithson: Sculpture, with 1980 Exhibit Catalog from the Herbert F. Johnson Art Museum, Cornell University

Robert Smithson: Sculpture, with 1980 Exhibit Catalog from the Herbert F. Johnson Art Museum, Cornell University

By: Hobbs, Robert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, Cornell University Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03982

ISBN: 0801413249

Condition: Very Good+


Several small stains on the fore-edge. Page 59 has a series of cuts in the paper, almost in a kind of design. Not sure what was happening there. Front endpaper tear at hinge. 261 pages, Introduction by Hobbs, critical essays, The Works, Works by Smithson Not Cited, Chronology, Bibliography, Index. Illustrated with black & white photos and drawings and six pages of color photos following page 128. Exhibition brochure laid in--Herbert F. Johnson Muesum of Art, Cornell University, November 14 - December 21, 1980 (curated by Robert Hobbs). View more info

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Hungarian Folk Art (English Edition)

By: Hofer, Tamas and Edit Fel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford University Press: 1979

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 09684

ISBN: 0192114484

Condition: Very Good


The book bows ever so slightly, otherwise a fine, solid copy. Couple of short edge tears to the dust jacket, else fine in a Mylar archival sleeve. 638 pages with Bibliography. Numerous illustrations. The best of Hungarian folk art from the seventeenth century to present day. Large, heavy book that will require extra postage for expedited and international delivery. View more info

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Ten Centuries That Shaped the West: Greek and Roman Art Iin Texas Collections

By: Hoffman, Herbert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Institute for the Arts, Rice University: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06837

Condition: Good+


Light shelf wear and rubbing along the spine. Small scuffed area in the upper corner of the front cover. Bottom corners bent. Exhibition catalog for 1970-71 exhibitions at the following: Institute for the Arts, Rice University; Dallas Museum of Fine Arts; and Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio. Contents include Hoffman's introductory essay, Ten Centuries that Shaped the West, followed by a list of abbreviations and lenders and the following chapters: Marbles and Mosaics; Bronzes; Terra Cottas; Vases; and Bone, Jewelry, Glass, and Other. 502 pages, illustrated, with Bibliography. View more info

Image for Can You See Me? An Unveiling of the Human Spirit

Can You See Me? An Unveiling of the Human Spirit

By: Holt, Karen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Chiaro Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06356

ISBN: 0971200548

Condition: Fine


Trace of edge wear, barely visible, to the jacket. 96 pages of the artist's paintings and poetry. "Art is a direct link and language to the whisperings of the soul." Eighty-nine paintings, each included with a poem by the artist. View more info

Image for Robert Rauschenberg: The Early 1950s

Robert Rauschenberg: The Early 1950s

By: Hopps, Walter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Menil Foundation, Inc.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10473

ISBN: 0939594242

Condition: Near Fine


Rubbing to rear cover, else fine. 39 pages, illustrated in pictorial, stapled wrappers, with a list of 102 works in the exhibition. Curated, and with an Introduction, by Walter Hopps. This publication accompanies the exhibition "Robert Rauschenberg: The Early 1950s," organized by the Menil Collection (Houston). View more info

Image for False Impressions : The Hunt for Big-Time Art Fakes

False Impressions : The Hunt for Big-Time Art Fakes

By: Hoving, Thomas

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00771

ISBN: 0684811340

Condition: 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. View more info

Swiss Drawings : Masterpieces of Five Centuries

By: Hugelshofer, Walter (Introduction and Notes)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution Press: 1967

Seller ID: 01811

Condition: Near Fine


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Image for American Art of the 20th Century

American Art of the 20th Century

By: Hunter, Sam

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams Inc.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07175

ISBN: 0810900300

Condition: Near Fine


487 pages with Bibliography, Index, and Photo Credits. 839 illustrations, including 166 in full color. Critical history and in-depth coverage of American painting and sculpture since 1900 to publication date (1972)--the artists, movements, and events that led up to America's emergence as the leading force in world art. The author was Professor in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University and a leading art critic and educator. View more info

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David Smith - Drawings

By: Janie C. Lee Gallery

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Janie C. Lee Gallery: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10474

Condition: Near Fine


Small amount of discoloration on the lower spine, else a fine copy. Eight-page catalog accompanying the 1982 exhibition of David Smith's drawings at the Janie C. Lee Gallery in Houston. Checklist of Exhibition inside the rear cover. David Smith (1906-1965) was primarily known for his influential metal sculptures, having changed his focus to that medium from drawing and painting in 1933. He did, however, continue to draw and paint in watercolor throughout his life. View more info

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Henry Moore

By: Jianou, Ionel

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Tudor Publishing: 1968

Seller ID: 10193

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in jacket, housed in publisher's slipcase (shelf wear). 223 pages with numerous black and white photographs. Contents include biographical articles, chronology of his life, list of exhibitions, and catalogue of his sculptures. View more info