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1 Contemporary European Architects Vols. 1 -3 
Cologne, 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: 20.00 USD
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2 Redfern Gallery: Summer Exhibition, 1960 
London, England Redfern Gallery 1960 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Side-stapled softcover, 26 pp. w/ 18 b&w plates. Gallery catalog for modern and cubist art exhibit, 06/01-09/01/1960. Artists include Joan Miro, Juan Gris, Albert Gleizes, and more. Book Condition : Good; two price marks to text; cover corner curling and page tip creasing. 
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3 The Art of Renoir Albert C. Barnes, Violette De Mazia
Marion PA Barnes Foundation Press 1977 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
5th Printing 1977. 515 pp. Intro by John Dewy. Covers the development of Renoir's form, throughout his life, as well as his relations to the Venetians, other 19th century French artists, and Cezanne. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; a few small stains to text block; light wear to cover corners and spine ends. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Acting in the Night: Macbeth and the Places of the Civil War Alexander Nemerov
Berkeley CA University of California Press 2010 0520251865 / 9780520251861 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is a highly interesting examination of the Civil War through the prism of art and cultural history, specifically one performance of Macbeth in Washington DC in 1863 with Abraham Lincoln in attendance. Hardcover, 299 pp. w/ 68 b&w photos. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends; crease/printer error at bottom of p.215. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; bar code label at bottom left rear; crease to rear interior flap. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 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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6 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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7 Barbara Sosson February 12 - March 1, 1982 Barbara Sosson, Hellen Williams English (Preface)
Philadelphia PA Gross McCleaf Gallery 1982 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Side-stapled softcover, 9 pp. w/ 4 color plates. Booklet for Philadelphia gallery exhibit, 02/12 - 03/01/1982. Presents four paintings from Sosson's Central Divide series. Book Condition : Very Good ; no text marks; very light wear. 
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8 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: 100.00 USD
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9 A History of Watercolor. Bernard Brett
New York NY Excaliber Books 1984 0671807978 / 9780671807979 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
1st American Edition. Oversized folio, glossy covers. Surveys the history and evolution of watercolor painting and techniques, including Chinese, European, and American painters and illustrators. Also discusses the adaptability of watercolor to use in the theater, topography and capturing military events. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; a few spots on text block; light wear to corners. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; shelf wear to edges; overall rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 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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11 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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12 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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13 Copley from Boston: Paintings by John Singleton Copley, Furniture and Silver of His Time from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Darrel Sewell
Philadelphia PA Philadelphia Museum of Art 1980 Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Side-stapled softcover, 20 pp. w/ 12 color and 6 b&w plates. Tall booklet for Philadelphia Museum of Art exhibit, 04/19-06/15/1980. Surveys Copley's career, his design aesthetic in addition to portraiture. Book Condition : Good ;no text marks; light wear and shelving toning to covers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 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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15 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: 12.00 USD
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16 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)
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. 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. Book Condition : Near Fine; no internal markings; binding tight. No Dust jacket as issued. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 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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18 PAINTING IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY; 2 VOLUMES; NEW AND EXPANDED EDITION Haftmann, Werner
Munich Praeger 1965 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1966 3rd printing. Newly designed and expanded edition of the work originally published in 1961. Vol 1: Analysis of the artists and their work. Vol. 2: Pictorial survey with 1011 reproductions including 50 plates in full color, 80 pp. text. Black cloth covers, 443 pp. in vol. 1, 418 pp. in vol. 2. Condition: Books- Very Good, Slipcase Good; pages clean and bright covers show very little wear, 5 small stains of brown on text block vol. 1; slipcase has chips off printed spine label, o.w. in very good condition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 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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20 Matisse: A Retrospective Jack Flam
New York NY Beaux Arts 1988 0883633213 / 9780883633212 Hardcover Very Good Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Oversize hardcover, 392 pp. w/ 119 full color and 112 b&w plates. Organized chronologically, this extensive survey of Matisse's career from Pointillism to Fauvism and collages, presents writings by Matisse, critics, and peers. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; owner's name & design stamp on front free endpaper; light bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; tearing and wear along edges; rubbing and some creasing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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