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1 Contemporary European Architects Vols. 1 -3 
Germany Taschen Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
These are the first three volumes in the Contemporary European Architects series. Each volume is in English with French and German translations. These are incredibly well illustrated with profiles of notable and emerging European architects and their projects. Book Conditions : Very Good, Ex-architects office library; minimal wear, no internal markings other than company rubber stamp on front free end paper(s); small cataloging label on bottom spine(s); wear to corner covers; light rubbing, creasing, and shelf wear to covers. PLEASE NOTE : Extra postage may be required due to size and weight of these volumes. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Art's Anglo-American Paper Lion: John McLure Hamilton's Untold Story Alperin, Richard J.
Philadelphia PA Junius 1993 0960393269 / 9780960393268 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Full length biography of Philadelphia native artist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Spending much of his career in london, he interacted with well-known peers such as Eakins, Sargent, and Whistler. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; a few spots to top text block, 2" stain to side textblock; a few small scuffs to cover. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Only the Best: Masterpieces of the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon Baetjer, Katharine and Draper, James David (editors)
New York NY Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 2000 0810965461 / 9780810965461 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Catalog for exhibit held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art showcasing 80 masterpieces from the Gulbenkian museum. The eclectic offerings include paintings by Rubens, Turner, and Manet; Ottoman ceramics; Roman medallions; Eastern European silver; Lalique jewelry; and more. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text markings; minimal wear. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light shelf wear to edges and corners. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4 Re-Orientations: Islamic Art and the West in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries Bates, Ulku (curator)
New York NY Hunter College Art Galleries 2008 1885998805 / 9781885998804 Soft cover Good Plus Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Exhibition catalog details 43 works with color plates (many full page). The premise is that cross-cultural contacts significantly influenced the development of modern Islamic Art. Book Condition : Good+; no text marks; significant crease at top right corner of front cover; wear at bottom spine end and front cover corner from removal of price label; cover corner curling. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 The Old Masters with the Children Belden, Franklin Edson
New York NY The Werner Company 1898 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Subtitled, "Famous works of the world's greatest artists' juvenile subjects. Illustrations direct from special photographs collected during five years of careful research." Descriptive notes and biographical sketches of illustrations and artists. Illustrations show life in the 1800s but capture the timelessness of youth. Artists include: Fritz Sonderland, H. Sperling, A. Camera, J. C. Horsley, Adolph Luis, Richard Redgrave, and Giulio Monteverde. Published 1899, copyright 1898. Orange boards with black titles, 63 B&W full-page plates plus ornamentation. Book Condition: Good; Pages clean and unmarked, silverfishing to the boards, some spots on cover and text block, slight bend to book, binding sound. Inscription. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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6 Manet 1832-1883 Cachin, Francoise Cachin and Charles Moffett
New York, NY Metropolitan Museum of Art 1983 0870993593 / 9780870993596 Hardcover Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Full hardback catalog of the 1983 Paris and New York exhibition held in honor of the centenary of Manet's death. Richly illustrated with over 200 b&w and color images of manet's work. Includes 4 introductory essays, chronology, map of Paris, and appendices. Book Condition : Good; small stain to front free end paper and rear free end paper; light spotting to covers and text block; some age discoloration to select page edges; light ink transfer to title page; no other internal markings. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; some creasing and chipping; edge wear; light/age discoloration to spine; small stain to inside (back) of DJ. PLEASE NOTE : Extra postage may be required due to weight of volume. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Art of the Christian World, A.D. 200-1500 : A Handbook of Styles and Forms Christie, Yves; Christie, Velmans
New York NY Rizzoli International Publications 1982 0847804267 / 9780847804269 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st American Edition, in cardboard slipcase. Style survey of Early, Byzantine, Romanesque, and Gothic Art. Covers painting, sculpture, architecture, and decorative. Profuse b&w illustrations including cathedral layouts. Book Condition : Near Fine; binding tight; no internal markings; slight bumping to spine ends. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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8 Angels in Art Clement, Clara Erskine
Boston MA L.C. Page & Co. 1898 Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Survey of Angels in the visual arts including archangels, guardian angels, choristers, adoring angels, and more. . Features 34 b&w plates from a range of Renaissance and Victorian artists including Raphael, Del Sarto, Botticelli, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Edward Burne Jones, and more. Book Condition : Good-; no text marks; early stages of binding separation visible but all pages intact; bumping to spine ends; curling to cover corners. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
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9 From Homer to Hopper: American Visions in 19th and 20th Century Art: Selections From the Permanent Collection of the Canajoharie Library and Art Gallery, 14 April through 3 June 1990, The Gallery at Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, New Jersey Cohen, Ronny
Princeton NJ Bristol-Myers Squibb 1990 Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Catalog to accompany 1990 exhibit of 19th and 20th century American paintings. Works by 24 artists were displayed, brief bios and introductory essay complement 8 b&w and 6 color plates. Book Condition : Good+; no text marks; "Withdrawn" rubber stamp on title page, no other indications this is ex-library; mug mark on front cover; cover corner curling. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Romney (Containing Sixteen Examples in Colour of the Master's Work) Davies, Randall
London, England Adam and Charles Black 1914 1st Edition Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Short artistic biography of eighteenth century British portrait painter George Romney. Includes 16 beautiful color plates with accompanying thick tissue protective pages. Book Condition : Good-; just starting to separate, binding tape repair has been made; light foxing on many pages; age discoloration to inside covers and free end papers; some light scuffing to covers; spine ends bumped. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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11 Thomas Davies in Early Canada Davies, Thomas and R.H. Hubbard (editor)
Canada Oberon Press 1973 0887500684 / 9780887500688 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Oblong hardcover collection of works by 18th century British-born artist Thomas Davies whose paintings document Canadian towns, people, and landscapes. C. 35 b&w and color plates. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends; age toning to text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-tearing along top edge; some discoloration around edges. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 The Lost Michelangelos Forcellino, Antonio
Malden MA Polity Press 2011 0745652034 / 9780745652030 First English Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This story details the author's research and travels to establish that two paintings, one in America and one in England, can be traced back to Michaelangelo's studio. This discovery illuminates the artist's connection to the Spirituali group of Catholic reformers. Book Condition : Near Fine; slight bumping to spine ends; no internal markings. Dust Jacket Condition : Good+; some shelfwear to edges; price sticker remnant at top left front, and price sticker at bottom right rear; light rubbing. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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13 Victorian Art Reproductions in Modern Sources: A Bibliography (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities) Garrigan, Kristine O.
New York NY Garland 1991 0824033353 / 9780824033354 Probable First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
This volume is organized alphabetically by Victorian artist, and references the repository for each particular work listed, and the book(s) in which the work is reproduced. Inscribed by author on front free end paper : "To RDA, who is so well represented in this volume - With fond good wishes, Kris. February 1, 1991". Inscription was to Richard D. Altick, Ohio State University professor and the author's mentor. Book Condition : Near Fine; no internal markings; binding tight. No Dust jacket as issued. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Jewelry - Philadelphia Museum of Art Bulletin (Volume 83, Number 353 Fall 1986) Grace, Priscilla and Judy Rudoe
Philadelphia PA Philadelphia Museum of Art 1986 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Journal 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This well illustrated Philadelphia Museum of Art Bulletin, focused on jewelry, contains two articles : A Celebrated Miniature of the Comtesse d'Olonne, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning and the Taste for Archaelogical-Style Jewelry. The latter includes the role of jewelry in Robert Browning's The Ring and The Book. Book Condition : Very Good; crease at bottom center front cover; wear to cover corners; some spotting to rear cover; no internal markings. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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15 Ecce Homo Grosz, George
New York NY Grove Press 1966 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Oversize reprint of Grosz collection. 16 color and c. 80 b&w full page plates. Book Condition : Good; a few marks to free end papers, text unmarked; some spotting to text block; discoloration to rear cover; wear to cover corners and spine ends. No Dust Jacket. PLEASE NOTE : Extra postage may be required due to weight and size of volume. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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16 100 Contemporary Artists A-Z Hans Werner Holzwarth
Cologne, Germany Taschen 2009 3836514907 / 9783836514903 Hardcover Very Good Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
This is a two volume set issued in commemoration of Taschen's 25th publishing anniversary. Beautifully illustrated in (primarily) color and b&w throughout, organized alphabetically by artist, these volumes are intended to be "a comprehensive compendium of contemporary art at the beginning of the 21st century." A brief artist bio preceeds examples of their work. Bios and introductions are in English with German and French translations. Books are oversize (12 1/4" High by 9 3/4" Wide) and weigh 5 1/2 lbs. each. 695 pp. combined. Book Conditions : Very Good; no text markings; light bumping to spine ends and cover corners of both volumes; square water stain at bottom left inside rear cover of Volume 1; a few scattered page tip creases. Dust Jacket Conditions : Good; some creasing, tearing, and shelf wear to edges and spine ends including some small tape repairs; a few small stains to interior flaps of Volume 2. PLEASE NOTE : Extra postage may be requested due to size and weight of set. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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17 Egyptian Pottery (Shire Egyptology) Hope, Colin
Aylesbury, England Shire Publications Ltd 1987 0852638523 / 9780852638521 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Survey of ancient Egyptian pottery, its functionality, the makers as well as the manufacturing process, and its role in the study of Ancient Egypt, are all discussed. Many b&w photos and illustrations. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks, former owner's name marked out on top of title page; light wear to cover edges; price sticker on bottom left rear cover. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Philadelphia Cultural Landscapes: The Sartain Family Legacy Katherine Martinez
Philadelphia PA Temple University Press 2000 156639791X / 9781566397919 Hardcover Near Fine Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Collection of 15 essays seeks to illuminate the once well-known Sartan family of artists and educators and place them in the cultural context of Philadelphia (including the Centennial Exhibition) and America during the 19th and early 20th centuries. 8 color plates, 2 maps, and 106 b&w photos and illustrations. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; vertical crease to rear; shelf wear along edges; bar code label at bottom right rear; rubbing. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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19 British Watercolours in the Victoria and Albert Museum: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue of the National Collection Lambourne, Lione and Jean Hamilton (editors)
London, England Sotheby Parke Bernet 1980 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Richly illustrated reference work spanning several centuries of British watercolor painting. Organized alphabetically by artist name, a list of their works in the collection, and a small b&w example. 17 pages, 2 color plates per page, at the front of the book. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light bump to bottom spine end. Dust Jacket Condition : Near Fine; very light shelf wear to edges. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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20 The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art December 1989 (Volume 76, No. 10) Lurie, Ann
Cleveland OH Cleveland Museum of Art 1989 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Magazine 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In Search of a Valencian Madonna by Starnina is the sole focus of this issue. Features b&w and color photos, indices, and technical notes. Book Condition: Very Good; wear to cover edges and spine; no internal marks. ISSN 0009-8841. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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