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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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Rock Paintings at Hueco Tanks State Historical Park

By: Sutherland, Kay, Ph.D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10366

ISBN: 096367658X

Condition: Near Fine


Assumed First Edition, as no other printings are indicated. Sticker shadow on the front and rear covers, otherwise a fine copy in stapled, pictorial covers. 8 1/2 inches square. 26 pages, illustrated with photographs of the 1930s watercolor renderings of the historic site's paintings by Forrest Kirkland. Anthropologist Dr. Sutherland writes of the art on the painted rocks and the hidden meanings and religious connections to ancient Mexico and southwestern Pueblo culture. 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

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Traditional Arts of Azerbaijan: Carpets, Medieval Manuscripts, Musical Instruments, Copper Works, and Costumes and Jewelry

By: Taghijeva, Dr. Roya S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan.:

Seller ID: 08677

Condition: Near Fine


A collection of exhibit catalogs, with introductory brochure. Stapled, stiff wraps, Near Fine to Fine condition, some with just a trace of wear. Set consists of an introductory brochure and five exhibition catalogues, each focusing on one of the following arts: Carpets, Medieval Manuscripts, Musical Instruments, Copper Works, and Costumes and Jewelry. Each catalogue is 16 pages and presents a collection of exhibits from the State Museum of Azerbaijan Carpet and Applied Art, Azerbaijan State Museum of Arts, Azerbaijan Institute of Manuscripts, and State Museum of Azerbaijan Musical Culture. Bea... 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

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Chesapeake Spring

By: Taylor, John W

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, Johns Hopkins University Press: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 06085

ISBN: 0801857651

Condition: Fine


128 pages, text followed by listings for both place names and scientific names. The signs of spring on the Chesapeake Bay revealed through sixty-five color paintings. The author-artist is an award-winning painter of Chesapeake Bay wildlife and landscapes. View more info

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Independent Spirits: Women Painters of the American West, 1890-1945

By: Trenton, Patricia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Autry Museum of Western Heritage in Association with University of California Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09547

ISBN: 0520202031

Condition: Near Fine


304 pages with Notes, Plates, and Index. 277 black and white photographs and color plates. Published on the occasion of an exhibition of the same title organized by the Autry Museum of Western Heritage in Los Angeles. From the publisher: "Brings to vivid life the West as seen through the eyes of women painters from 1890 to the end of World War II. This title identifies long-lost talent and reveals how these women were formidable cultural innovators as well as agitators for the rights of artists and women during a period of extraordinary development." 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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Milton Avery in Mexico and After (en Mexico y Obra Posterior) - Exhibit Catalog

By: Various Contributors

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1981

Seller ID: 07190

Condition: Fine


72 pages, with full-page illustrations in color and black and white. Contents include Introduction by Sally M. Avery; Milton Avery, by Dore Ashton; The Legacy of Milton Avery, by Fernando Gamboa and Carla Stellweg (who conceived the exhibition); Milton Avery: Translator of Reality, by Salvador Elizondo; Paintings; Watercolors; Chronology; and Selected Bibliography. This exhibition of Avery's work traveled to the following cities from August 1981 through July 1982: Houston, Texas; Mexico City, Mexico; Caracas; and Newport Beach, California. View more info

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Vienna, 1900: Art, Architecture, Design

By: Varnedoe, Kirk

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Museum of Modern Art: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08826

ISBN: 0870706187

Condition: Near Fine


Trace of edge wear to book and jacket. Clean copy, no writing or marks. 264 pages with Index. Numerous illustrations. Published as an exhibit catalog on the occasion of the exhibition Vienna 1900: Art, Architecture & Design, July 3-October 21, 1986 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Oversized book that may require extra postage for expedited and international delivery. View more info

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Frederic Remington and the West: With the Eye of the Mind

By: Vorpahl, Ben Merchant

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05861

ISBN: 0292787030

Condition: Very Good


Foxing to the fore-edge and top-edge of the book and most of the jacket. Clean interior. A Mylar sleeve now protects the jacket. 294 pages with Index. This biography of Remington offers a study of the complex relationship between the artist and the American West, focusing on the artist's imagination and how it expressed itself. View more info

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American Naive Painting of the 18th and 19th Centuries: 111 Masterpieces from the Collection of Edgar Williams and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch

By: Walker, John (Foreword), Lloyd Goodrich (Preface), and Albert Ten Eyck Gardner (Introduction)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The american Federation of Arts: 1969

Seller ID: 08691

Condition: Good


Light foxing to covers, corner crease to the front cover. 159 pages with representations of naive paintings in both color (55) and black and white (56). The paintings by known and unknown artisans, sign and house painters, farmers, frontiersmen, and itinerant portraitists range from the 1700s to the last quarter of the 19th century. 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

Image for Southern Silver: An Examination of Silver Made in the South Prior to 1860 - Exhibit Catalog for Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Exhibition, September 27/November 10, 1968

Southern Silver: An Examination of Silver Made in the South Prior to 1860 - Exhibit Catalog for Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Exhibition, September 27/November 10, 1968

By: Warren, David B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07564

Condition: Good


Stiff, pictorial covers, hole-punched in the upper-left corner. The paper at the tail of the spine is peeled back about half an inch. Some creasing near the fore-edge in the same area of the covers and a number of pages, indicating a pressure point for page turning. Pages not numbered, but about 100. Numerous black and white photos illustrate the catalog. David B. Warren writes in the Introduction: The exhibition is intended to present for the first time a comprehensive showing of silver made in the south prior to 1860. We have chosen to exhibit hollowware examples when possible. We have attem... View more info

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Fin de Siecle: Art and Society in an Age of Uncertainty

By: West, Shearer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Woodstock, New York, Overlook Press: 1994

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 07454

ISBN: 0879515198

Condition: Near Fine+


152 pages with Annotated Bibliography and Index. Sixty full-color illustrations. From the basis of the art of the late 19th century, the author examines the fin de siecle as a cultural phenomenon throughout the Western world and the works that reveal some of the ways that artists responded to the latent anxieties at the end of a century. View more info

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American Views: Essays on American Art

By: Wilmerding, John

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07602

ISBN: 069102491X

Condition: Fine


357 pages with Notes and Index. Illustrated. View more info

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Dick Wray, Texas Artist of the Year Catalogue: Paintings 1960-2000

By: Wilson, Wade and Jim Edwards

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houston, Art League Houston: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06675

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear and slight rubbing. Forty-eight pages with many full-page color plates of Dick Wray's work. Catalogue of Wray's work prepared for Art League Houston's Texas Artist of the Year Gala in 2000. Essays about Wray and his work by Wade Wilson, Executive Director of the Art League of Houston, and Jim Edwards. Artist information at the back of the catalogue, including a list of Wray's exhibitions. View more info

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Mexico Prehispanico

By: Winfield Capitaine, Fernando Winfield and Carlos Alcazar

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Mexico, Ciencia y Cultura Latinoamerica, S.A. de C.V., una Empresa de JGH Editores: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07842

ISBN: 9687535075

Condition: Near Fine


Spanish language text. 171 pages with numerous color photos illustrating the ancient art of the idigenous people in pre-Hispanic Mexico. Photographs by Carlos Alcazar. View more info

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Southwest Indian Drypainting (Southwest Indian Arts Series)

By: Wyman, Leland C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, New Mexico, University of New Mexico Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09106

ISBN: 0826306403

Condition: Near Fine


Light edge wear to jacket. Protected now in a clear Mylar sleeve. 320 pages with Notes, References, Supplementary Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated with figures, plates, tables, and maps. View more info

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Believery

By: Wynn, Tony

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Miami, SeriousStudios: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07584

ISBN: 0976273101

Condition: Near Fine


Trace of edge wear and a couple of small scratches on the front cover. 62 pages of Wynn's art and accompanying poems. The artist/author's first book. Signed and numbered by the artist (248/2000). View more info