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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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George Rickey

By: Rosenthal, Nan

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09268

ISBN: 0810904330

Condition: Very Good


Cream cloth-covered boards with embossed silver lettering on the spine and an embossed silver graphic on the front cover depicting a Rickey sculpture. The covers have scattered tiny spots and the bottom edge of the page block has a red mark that touches the bottom edge of the cloth on the front cover. The interior is clean and bright. In a French fold dust jacket that shows some discoloration on the white rear panel. The pictorial front panel has a bit of fine scratching (barely visible). 220 pages with 223 illustrations, including 66 full-color plates (some fold-outs, some tipped in). Content... View more info

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Celebrating Freedom: The Art of Willie Birch

By: Rubin, David; Borders, J. B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Orleans, Hudson Hills Press in Association with the Brooklyn Museum: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07152

ISBN: 1555952658

Condition: Fine


134 pages, illustrated. Essays, an interview by J.B. Borders, and sections for the following: Plates, Exhibition Checklist, Chronology, Selected Exhibitions and Collections, Bibliography Index, and Photography Credits. Published in conjunction with the traveling exhibition of the New Orleans artist's work, from large-scale drawings to polychrome ethnic sculptures. This monograph is the first publication to examine the career of this influential artist, examining his work from 1968-2004. View more info

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Leave Any Information at the Signal: Writings, Interviews, Bits, Pages

By: Ruscha, Ed (Edited by Alexandra Schwartz)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, MIT Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05085

ISBN: 0262182203

Condition: Fine


Tan cloth with black lettering. Clean, crisp copy, as new. A document of Ruscha's rise to prominence in the art world, with Ruscha's commentary writing on other artistic developments of the period. The contents are organized into three parts: Part One: Writing, Part Two: Interviews, and a section titled Part Three: Bits and Pages, which contains jottings and drawings. 455 pages with Notes, Sources and Index. 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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Sacal: A Piece of Work (Masters of Today)

By: Sacal, Jose and Petru Russu (Editor)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Sweden, World of Art Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By the Artist

Seller ID: 04370

ISBN: 9189685024

Condition: Very Good+


The head of the spine has been bumped, resulting in a small tear, otherwise the book is about fine. Sixty-four numbered pages, most of which contain full-page, color illustrations of Sacal's sculptures. A brief bio of the artist and description of his art precedes the many pages of photographs. A nice inscription in Spanish to the book's previous owner is on the front free endpaper: "Para mis queridos hijos, Rafa y Alice..." Signed SACAL and dated 25/09/03. View more info

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Louis Sakalovsky: The Reverse Side, Sculptures 1978-1999

By: Sakalovsky, Louis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1999

Seller ID: 08161

Condition: Near Fine


Couple of edge tears at the head of the jacket's spine, otherwise about fine. For this book, Sakalovsky has chosen art works (Bohemian crystal glass sculptures created in Ajeto, Czech Republic) created over the previous 20 years (previous to 1999), in nine different countries, which relate to his school years and the fact that he had a reading disability. 121 pages, illustrated with color photos. Accompanying autobiographical text in both English and Hebrew. View more info

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An Illustrated Dictionary of Ceramics

By: Savage, George; Harold Newman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company: 1974

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 10269

ISBN: 0442273649

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine in a price-clipped jacket. Dictionary of terms relating to wares, materials, processes, styles, patterns, and shapes from antiquity to present day. John Cushion provides an introductory list of principal European factories and their marks. 320 pages, A to Z, illustrated. View more info

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Painting With Light

By: Schlemm, Betty; Movalli, Charles

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Watson-Guptill: 1979

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 06961

ISBN: 0823038815

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner name at top of front free endpaper. Jacket has some edge wear and some minor staining or soiling on the rear panel. Otherwise, a nice, clean copy. 144 pages, with 80 pages of color illustrations, 40 pages of black and white. Includes Bibliography and Index. Primarily for the watercolorist (though fundamental to all painting), this is the first book to offer detailed instructions on the techniques for capturing the magic of light. View more info

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Piet Mondrian

By: Seuphor, Michel

Price: $75.00

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

Seller ID: 09100

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of the 1955 first edition, as this edition lists a zip code for the publisher (zip codes started in 1963), but the publication date for this printing is not indicated. The book has a bit of shelf wear and wear to the top edge, a tiny mark or stain to the fore-edge of the page block, and a trace of foxing to the endpapers. Light rub to the dust jacket, front panel, and several scratches to the rear panel. 445 pages, including List of All Known Works, Biographical Summaries, Bibliography, and Index. 600 illustrations, including 34 plates in full color. This is an oversized book that will... View more info

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Finding Balance: Reconciling the Masculine/Feminine in Contemporary Art and Culture

By: Shlain, Leonard; Surls, James

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05590

ISBN: 097874070x

Condition: Fine


This book accompanies the exhibition Finding Balance: Reconciling the Masculine/Feminine in Contemporary Art and Culture, curated by James Surls at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft. October 13, 2006 to January 14, 2007. Essays by Leonard Shlain and James Surls; Introduction by Charmaine Locke. 99 pages, illustrated with black & white and color plates of works in the exhibition. The book includes the sections Catalogue of the Exhibition and Artists' Biographies. View more info

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John Sloan: A Concentration of Works from the Permanent Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art; A Fiftieth Anniversary Exhibition April 30 - June 22, 1980

By: Sims, Patterson (Associate Curator)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Whitney Museum of Fine Art: 1980

Seller ID: 05815

Condition: Near Fine


Exhibit Catalog, 32 pages with artist chronology, Notes, Selected Bibliography, and a list of paintings and drawings in the permanent collection. Patterson Sims, Associate Curator, Permanent Collection. Illustrated with black & white photos, color photo on cover. View more info

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Bulletin of the Cincinnati Art Museum, Volume IX, Number 4, October 1938

By: Siple, Walter H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Art Museum: 1938

Seller ID: 07377

Condition: Near Fine


Stapled booklet, pages numbered 106-131. Staples are rusted otherwise a fine copy. One article on museum exhibits: An Unpublished Painting by Bernardo Strozzi, by Walter H. Siple. This 17th-century Baroque painting, a representation of David with the Head of Goliath, was a new acquisition for the museum. Following those articles: Museum Notes (no author named), membership and donor listings, classes and activities offered, and continuing exhibitions. View more info

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Bulletin of the Cincinnati Art Museum, Volume X, Number 4, October 1939

By: Siple, Walter H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Art Museum: 1939

Seller ID: 07381

Condition: Near Fine


Stapled booklet, pages numbered 98-123. Staples are rusted otherwise a fine copy. Includes the following: A Rediscovered Painting by Jan Steen, by Walter H. Siple (with photos); The Benefactors (thank you to donors and aerial photo showing the museum's recent growth); Museum Notes, Art Museum Library, membership and donor listings, classes and activities offered, and continuing exhibitions View more info

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Bulletin of the Cincinnati Art Museum, Volume XI, Number 1, January 1940

By: Siple, Walter H. and Margaret Kremers

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Art Museum: 1940

Seller ID: 07382

Condition: Near Fine


Stapled booklet, pages numbered 3-39. One of the staples is rusted, otherwise a fine copy. Includes the following: The Benefactors' Tablet, by Walter H. Siple (unveiling of engraved tablet of museum benefactors and a listing of names and contributions); An Unpublished Portrait by Jouett, by Walter H. Siple (donated Jouette portrait of Judge Aaron K. Woolley); Edward Savage's Miniature of George Washington in the Taft Museum, by Margaret Kremers (includes biography of Savage); Museum Notes, Art Museum Library, membership and donor listings, classes and activities offered, and continuing exhibit... View more info

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Exposed: The Victorian Nude

By: Smith, Alison (Editor); Contributions By Robert Upstone, Michael Hatt, Martin Myrone, Virginia Dodier, and Tim Batchelor

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Watson-Guptill: 2002

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 08688

ISBN: 0823016331

Condition: Near Fine


A gently used copy with very mild wear. This exhibition catalog was first published in London on the occasion of the exhibition at Tate Britain, London, 1 November 2001 - 27 January 2002, with a tour to include a stop in the US-Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, 6 September 2002 - 5 January 2003. 288 pages, with Bibliography, Lenders and Credits, and Index. Numerous illustrations. From the dust jacket: "The exposure of the body through representations of the nude was one of the most controversial issues in Victorian art. In an era that witnessed a broader audience for art and the developmen... View more info

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R.G. Smith: The Man and His Art - An Autobiography

By: Smith, R.G. with Rosario "Zip" Rausa

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atglen, Pennsylvania, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09206

ISBN: 076430755x

Condition: Near Fine


Gift inscription on the title page, otherwise fine in dust jacket with just a trace of edge wear, 112 pages with more than 140 of Smith's best paintings, drawings, and sketches of military and civilian aircraft. Smith was an engineer for Douglas Aircraft Company designing many successful tactical aircraft. He later transitioned from designing them to painting them and earned a reputation as one of the finest aviation artists of all time. 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

The Creation of Sculpture

By: Struppeck, Jules

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Company, Inc.: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00363

Condition: Good+


Green boards, bumping to corners and spine ends. Some white spotting on front and rear covers. Interior clean and text block tight. Illustrated with photographs by the author, 260 pages. View more info

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The Art of Lettering: a New and Revised Edition for the Student s of Lettering

By: Svensen, Carl Lars

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, D. Van Nostrand Company, Inic.: 1947

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 08578

Condition: Good


Shelf wear and bumped corners. Foxing to the top-edge of the page block as well as the endpapers and nearby pages. Scattered foxing throughout the interior. Hinge starting to crack at page 36. Previous owner stamp on the front pastedown and title page. The dust jacket has some edge wear and toning along the spine and top edge. Protected now in a clear Mylar cover. 136 pages with Index. Illustrated with 111 full-page plates. Plate 96 is the last plate in the book, but some of the other plates have duplicate numbers with a letter designation, i.e., 52, 52a, 52b. Covers basic fundamentals of ever... View more info