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Depiction and Interpretation :  The Influence of the Holocaust on the Visual Arts, Amishai-Maisels, Ziva
1 Amishai-Maisels, Ziva Depiction and Interpretation : The Influence of the Holocaust on the Visual Arts
Tarrytown, N. Y. : Pergamon Press; 1993 0080406564 / 9780080406565 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
741 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Large heavy hardcover, red boards, [xxxiv] + 567 text pages + 140 unnumbered pages, 741 total pages, main text in 2 columns, index, bibliography, endnotes, 560 illustrations on 140 unnumbered plates, including 99 illustrations in full color. Glossy throughout. ; Paintings, drawings, sculpture, historical photos, some nudes, many horrific images. Art by famous artists and relative unknowns, with much scholarly analysis by well-known art historian Ziva Amishai-Maisels. ; Superb condition. No jacket, as issued. Original owner made custom acetate jacket for this book which has kept it from wear. Quite scare. ; Holocaust Series 
Price: 245.00 USD
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2 Bolton, Ethel Stanwood, with Charles Henry Hart Wax Portraits and Silhouettes : With an Introduction by Charles Henry Hart, Esq.
Detroit: Gale Research Company; 1974 0810331683 / 9780810331686 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
158 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, blue cloth, footnotes, 88 pages of text + 35 b/w illustrations on plates printed one side only. Includes appendix listing all known extant wax profile portraits in US. ; Originally published by Massachusetts Society of the Colonial Dames of America, 1914, to accompany a small exhibit and lecture. This is a facsimile reprint edition, 1974. ; Topics: Wax portraits, wax figures, paper silhouettes, miniature portraits, etc, of colonial America. ; Only a whisper of shelfwear. No marks or defects. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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3 Bry, Doris, and Nicholas Callaway Georgia O'Keeffe : In the West
N. Y. : Alfred A. Knopf; 1989 0394579712 / 9780394579719 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Georgia O'Keeffe 
98 pages; Folio (13.75") 35 cm; Very large format (16.25 x 13.75 inches) 41 x 35 cm, gray cloth, gray endpapers, glossy throughout, 98 stunning full-color plates, including one fold-out. Laid in: 1) Index to illustrations, on large glossy card, and 2) order form for Georgia O'Keeffe: One Hundred Flowers, same publisher, both laid in as issued. ; Paintings made at Taos, New Mexico, 1929-1949.; One light bump to upper rear board. Jacket has small closed tear in same area. No other defects. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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4 Cabarga, Leslie, and Marcie Cabarga Trademark Designs of the Twenties : 887 Illustrations
N. Y. : Dover Publications; 1991 0486268586 / 9780486268583 Softcover Near Fine 
109 pages; 4to (11") 29 cm; Stiff yellow-green covers, 887 b/w illustrations depicting product trademarks registered in 1920s, with brief captions giving product types, makers and dates. ; (We have 2 units of this title) ; Faint sunning to rear cover around edges. No other defects. ; Dover Pictorial Archive Series 
Price: 5.00 USD
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5 Chapman, Suzanne E. Early American Design Motifs, 2e : 2nd Revised and Enlarged Edition with over 500 Illustrations Including 17 in Full Color
N. Y. : Dover Publications; 1974 0486229858 / 9780486229850 Second Revised Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
138 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; 497 designs shown in line diagrams, 17 color photos of designs on glossy plates. Mostly floral motifs but also several birds and a section with decorative hinges. Suitable for painting, quilting, carving, embroidery, ceramics, etc. ; Copyright 1952. This is 2nd edition, revised and expanded, 1974. ; Minor wear only. No marks. Binding tight and square. ; Dover Pictorial Archives Series 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Flowering of Quilts, A, Crews, Patricia Cox, with Margaret R. Bolick
6 Crews, Patricia Cox, with Margaret R. Bolick Flowering of Quilts, A
Lincoln, Neb: University of Nebraska Press; 2001 0803215134 / 9780803215139 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
147 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, [xii] + 147 glossy pages, index, several b/w photos and diagrams, 53 stunning full-page full-color photos of quilts of the 1830s-1920s featuring floral designs (flowers, fruits, trees, etc) with detailed captions. ; Edited by Patricia Cox Crews. Additional material by Margaret R. Bolick, Susan Curtis, Carolyn Ducey. ; Book shows just a touch of shelfwear. Jacket has a few very small chips to edges. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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7 Earle, Alice Morse Costume of Colonial Times
Detroit: Gale Research Company; 1974 081033965X / 9780810339651 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
264 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Hardcover, red-brown boards, [xiv] + 264 pages. Part 1, History of Colonial Dress. Part 2, Costume of Colonial Times. Part 2, the bulk of the book, is not a pictorial work but an exhaustive and detailed glossary of terms for garments, fabrics, jewelry, etc, as used in Colonial North America in the 1600s-1700s. ; Copyright 1894. This is a facsimile reprint of the 1924 edition. This edition 1974. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Lacks jacket. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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8 Engle, Nita How to Make a Watercolor Paint Itself : Experimental Techniques for Achieving Realistic Effects
N. Y. : Watson-Guptill Publications; 1999 0823057089 / 9780823057085 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Nita Engle 
144 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, green boards, 144 glossy pages, index, over 200 full-color illustrations including many step-by-step. ; Artworks by Nita Engle and others. Photos by Patricia Winton. ; Presents myriad techniques including warm-up exercises, textural effects; throwing, squirting, spraying and stamping colors, more. ; No marks or defects to book. Jacket has a small closed tear at lower front jacket flap. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 Flomenhaft, Eleanor Faith Ringgold : A 25 Year Survey
Hempstead, N. Y. : Fine Arts Museum of Long Island; 1990 093353504X / 9780933535046 Softcover Near Fine Illustrated by Faith Ringgold 
64 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, green covers, fold-and-staple binding, 64 glossy pages, chronology, 17 b/w and 16 full-color photos with captions. Some nudes. ; Exhibit catalog for amazing artworks by African American sculptor, quilt-maker and painter. Main text by Eleanor Flomenhaft. Additional chapters by Moira Roth, Lowery S. Sims, Thalia Gouma-Peterson. Photos by Malcolm Varon and others. ; Rear cover has initials penned in corner. No other defects. ; Laid in: 1) Story Quilts, the Bitter Nest Series, notes by Faith Ringgold. 2) Story Quilts, Woman on a Bridge Series, notes by Faith Ringgold. Both are one-page, two-sided sheets. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Avant Garde in the Eighties :  An Exhibition, Fox, Howard N.
10 Fox, Howard N. Avant Garde in the Eighties : An Exhibition
Los Angeles: Museum of Art; 1987 0875871380 / 9780875871387 Softcover Very Good+ 
187 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Large oblong softcover, 187 pages, index, 130 beautiful plates, nearly all in full color, with detailed captions. Glossy throughout. Includes appendix with brief biographies and lists of exhibitions of each artist. ; Exhibition organized by Howard N. Fox and Carol S. Eliel. Book edited by Edward Weisberger. Foreword by Earl A. Powell III. Biographies by Rosalinde L. Leader and Debbe Goldstein. ; Light edgewear. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Pin-Up, the :  A Modest History, Gabor, Mark
11 Gabor, Mark Pin-Up, the : A Modest History
N. Y. : Universe Books; 1972 0876639104 / 9780876639108 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
271 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, black cloth, red endpapers, 271 pages, index, bibliography, over 550 illustrations including 52 plates in full color and a jacket that folds out into a spectacular full-color poster. ; Isbn 0876631634. This is a Hardcover, 1st edition. We are sorry that amazon's system forces us to list it under the wrong isbn. Foreword by Joan Nicholson. ; Pinup art from the middle ages to the present (1972) plus brief sections on fetish art, nudist magazines, male pinups and softcore porn. Plenty of provacative women in revealing poses, many nude or partially nude. ; No marks, no defects to book. Jacket is intact, with only minor edgewear. This edition quite scarce. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Goody, Dick, and MaryAnn Wilkinson Moment of Grace, a : A Retrospective of Ed Fraga Paintings, 1981-2001
Rochester, Mich: Meadow Brook Art Gallery; 2001 0925859117 / 9780925859112 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Ed Fraga 
48 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall thin softcover, 48 pages, bibliography, list of exhibitions, 30 high-quality full-color photos of original oil-pastel artworks with captions. Glossy throughout. ; Bizarre, quasi-religious paintings, portraits, icons, altars, etc. Some nudes. ; Curated and introduction Dick Goody, with an essay by MaryAnn Wilkinson, and the artist's comments. Published by Meadow Brook Art Gallery, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan. ; Upper tips of pages are slightly wavy. No other defects. Scarce. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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Sign Game :   (Signed) a Collection of Monthly Comic Strips from Signs of the Times, Green, Justin
13 Green, Justin Sign Game : (Signed) a Collection of Monthly Comic Strips from Signs of the Times
Cincinnati, Ohio: ST Publications; 1995 0944094147 / 9780944094143 Paperback Near Fine Illustrated by Justin Green 
80 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Oblong softcover, 80 pages, 72 full-page b/w cartoons chock full of bizarre humor and actual usedful tips for professional sign painters. Author's terse comments in footnotes. Title page dated 12-95 and inscribed and SIGNED by Justin Green. ; Spine shows very small partial crease. No other defects. Quite scarce signed. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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14 Holstein, Jonathan Abstract Design in American Quilts : A Biography of an Exhibition, Signed Limited Edition in Slipcase
Louisville, Ky: Kentucky Quilt Project; 1991 1880584018 / 9781880584019 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
230 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; Tall hardcover, black cloth, silver lettering, b/w patterned endpapers, 230 pages, index, appendixes, 30 small b/w and color behind-the-scenes photos, 60 full-page color glossy photos of stunning abstract American handmade quilts of the 1840s to the 1930s, with detailed captions. ; 1st edition stated. This is also a Limited edition, number 449 of 1000, and SIGNED by author on limitation notice. Foreword by Shelly Zegart. Afterword by Eleanor Bingham Miller. ; Book shows no defects. No jacket, as issued. Slipcase, of matching black cloth, is intact but has a few very small, pale spots. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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15 Lee, Stan, and John Buscema How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way
N. Y. : Fireside/Simon & Schuster; 1984 0671530771 / 9780671530778 Twelfth Printing Softcover Very Good Illustrated by Stan Lee 
160 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; White illustrated covers, bibliography, glossary, 100s of b/w line drawings showing three-dimensional techniques, action techniques, panel layout, page layout, exaggeration techniques, cover design, heads and faces, much more. ; Covers show light edgewear. Last 6 leaves have a small area or dicoloration to fore-edge, not affecting text. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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16 Lehner, Ernst Symbols, Signs and Signets : A Pictorial Treasury with over 1350 Illustrations
N. Y. : Dover Publications; 1969 0486222411 / 9780486222417 Softcover Very Good+ 
218 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall blue softcover, over 1350 b/w illustrations with text and captions. Introduction by Ervine Metzl. ; Copyright 1950. This edition 1969. ; Topics include: Deities. Astrology. Alchemy. Magic. Religion. Heraldry. Much more. Yes, this is the book that includes 30 hobo signs from the American Great Depression. ; This is the book to have if you are interested in the beautiful and concise language of symbols. ; covers show only very minor edgewear. Owner name penned inside front cover. No other defects. ; Dover Pictorial Archive Series 
Price: 11.00 USD
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17 Leroux, Odette, with Marion E. Jackson and Minnie Aodla Freeman Inuit Women Artists : Voices from Cape Dorset
Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre; 1995 1550544705 / 9781550544701 1st Softcover Edition; Third Printing Softcover Very Good+ 
253 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Stiff pale yellow covers with inner flaps, glossary, map, bibliography, 150 b/w and 50 full-color illustrations. Profiles nine leading artists: Pitseolak Ashoona, Lucy Qinnuayuak, Kenojuak Ashevak, Qaunak Mikkigak, Napachie Pootoogook, Pitaloosie Saila, Oopik Pitsiulak, Mayoreak Ashoona, Ovilu Tunnillie. ; Includes graphic art, sculpture, jewelry. Foreword by George F. MacDonald. Additional chapters by Ann Meekitjuk Hanson, Annie Manning. Photos by Harry Foster and Jimmy Manning. Published by Douglas and McIntyre under auspices Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau, Quebec. Copyright 1994. This is 1st softcover edition, 1995, .3rd printing, 2007.; Upper edge has one light bump, otherwise appears unread. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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18 Locher, J. L. M. C. Escher : His Life and Complete Graphic Work, with a Fully Illustrated Catalogue
N. Y. : Harry N. Abrams; 1992 0810981130 / 9780810981133 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by M. C. Escher 
349 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, black cloth, 349 glossy pages, chronology, index, bibliography, 448 works shown and described, 606 photos and illustrations including 36 plates in full color. ; Edited and essay by J. L. Locher. Additional essays by F. H. Bool, J. R. Kist, F. Wierda, Bruno Ernst and M. C. Escher. Translated by Tony Langham and Plym Peters. Originall published 1982. This edition 1992.; Jacket shows a small wrinkle at crown. No other defects. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Mann, Vivian B. and Richard I. Cohen From Court Jews to the Rothschilds : Art, Patronage, and Power 1600-1800
München (Munich): Prestel Verlag; 1996 3791316249 / 9783791316246 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
251 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; English throughout. Tall hardcover, black cloth, red laid endpapers, 251 glossy pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, main text in 2 columns, 271 artifacts listed and described, 98 b/w and 69 full-color high-quality photos. ; First book on cultural history, art, architecture, etc, of Jewish factotums to royalty and government during baroque era. ; Published in conjunction with exhibition at Jewish Museum, New York, 1996. ; Written and edited by Vivian B. Mann and Richard I. Cohen, with additional contributions by Fritz Backhaus, Ralf Busch, Natalie Zemon Davis, Michael Graetz, Deborah Hertz, Yosef Kaplan. Foreword by Joan Rosenbaum. ; No defects to book or jacket. Publisher's promotional postcard laid in, as issued. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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20 Matsuya Piece-Goods Store, translated by Fumie Adachi Japanese Design Motifs : 4260 Illustrations of Japanese Crests (Heraldic Mons)
N. Y. : Dover Publications; 1972 0486228746 / 9780486228747 Softcover Very Good 
216 pages; Oblong 8vo; Index, 4260 b/w illustrations of Japanese mons (hereditary family emblems) arranged alphabetically by Japanese syllabary, with explanations. ; Revised reprint of Japanese original circa 1913. This edition 1972.; Small bump to fore-edge. Otherwise only minor wear. Interior clean. Binding tight. A wonderful copyright-free treasury of Asian art designs. ; Dover Pictorial Archive Series 
Price: 8.00 USD
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